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John Cary, "George Berstow recognizance", 1707 July 8

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 15
Identifier: MSN/COL 2717-16
John Cary, "George Berstow recognizance"
John Cary, "George Berstow recognizance"

Scope and Contents

The second of two copies (see also MSN/COL 2717-15) of a Bristol County Court of General Sessions memorandum, written and signed by John Cary, clerk, recording a bond of recognizance entered by George Berstow, of Rehoboth, with Abiah Carpenter as surety, in the amount of £10, licensing Berstow to sell alcohol for one year on condition that it be consumed "out of Doors." The first copy bears docketing on the reverse: "George Berstow out of Doors 1707." This second copy further stipulates that Berstow pay a fee of 10s to James Taylor, treasurer for the Province of Massachusetts Bay, "as a Consideration for his draught;" with docketing on the reverse, "George Berstow for his Draught 1707." 


  • Creation: 1707 July 8

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Physical Description

Ink on paper; 1 page (22 x 16 cm.) on 1 sheet. Docketing on verso. 

Repository Details

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

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Notre Dame IN 46556