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John Cary, "Freetown selectmen summons", 1705 December 13

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 10
Identifier: MSN/COL 2717-11
John Cary, "Freetown selectmen summons," Recto
John Cary, "Freetown selectmen summons," Recto
John Cary, "Freetown selectmen summons," Verso
John Cary, "Freetown selectmen summons," Verso

Scope and Contents

This document and the one following (MSN/COL 2717-12) pertain to a ministerial vacancy in Freetown, Bristol County, Massachusetts c1705-1708. Dated 13 December 1705, it directs the constable to summon the selectmen of Freetown to appear before the Court of General Sessions to answer a presentment made against them at the 25 September 1705 session of the General Court of Judicature for "being distitute of a minister". It was written and signed by clerk of the writs John Cary, and bears the endorsement of Nathaniel Winslow, constable, on the reverse. 


  • Creation: 1705 December 13

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Physical Description

Ink on paper; 1 page (22 x 16 cm.) on 1 sheet. Red wax seal upper left. Docketing and endorsement on verso. 

Repository Details

Part of the University of Notre Dame Rare Books & Special Collections Repository

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