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John Cary, "Samuel Humphreys recognizance", 1708 July 13

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 18
Identifier: MSN/COL 2717-19
John Cary, "Samuel Humphreys recognizance," Recto
John Cary, "Samuel Humphreys recognizance," Recto
John Cary, "Samuel Humphreys recognizance," Verso
John Cary, "Samuel Humphreys recognizance," Verso

Scope and Contents

A Bristol County Court of General Sessions memorandum written and signed by John Cary, clerk, recording a bond of recognizance entered by Samuel Humphrey, of Swansea, with Josiah Torrey of Bristol as surety, in the amount of £10 each, licensing Humphrey to keep a common inn or alehouse and to sell alcohol for one year. The document further stipulates that Humphrey pay a fee of 6s to James Taylor, treasurer for the Province of Massachusetts Bay, "as a Consideration for his Draft." 


  • Creation: 1708 July 13

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Physical Description

Ink on paper; 1 page (20 x 16 cm.) on 1 sheet. Docketing on verso. 

Repository Details

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

102 Hesburgh Library
Notre Dame IN 46556