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Sewall, Samuel to the Constables of Roxbury

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02678 Author/Creator: Sewall, Samuel Place Written: Boston, Massachusetts Type: Autograph document signed Date: 25 May 1691 Pagination: 1 p. + docket 12 x 18 cm

Summary of Content: Summons the constables to bring in William Wally on the complaint of Winnifred Chick. Also requires the constables to bring in at the same time Benjamin Daws, Jacob Parker, and John Goose to appear as witnesses. A note on verso in Sewall's hand states that "Walen" denied the charge. Signed as Assistant.

People: Samuel Sewell

Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: LawWomen's HistoryGovernment and CivicsPrisoner

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