Warning to Leave Town
Sundry persons warned out of town 1790

Taken from Easton Town Records, Vol. 2, (1789 - 1816) (pages 32 - 33, 34 - 35, 35 - 37, 45, 46, 70 - 71, 92 - 93, 93, 105 - 106) Transcribed by Barbara Tourtillott on August 10, 2001 Words surrounded by brackets [ ] are the transcriber's interpretation of what the word is most likely trying to say. The information is typed letter for letter from the original document. Great care has been taken to leave the spellings of each word as they appeared in the original document.

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Bristol ss. To either of the constables of the town of Easton, in said County, Greeting:
You are in the name of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts directed to warn and give notice unto Israel Alger, yeoman, and family; Benjamin Alger, yeoman, and family; Adams Bailey, yeoman, and family; Katherine Bailey, wife of Jonathan Bailey, spinster, and family; Seth Bailey, yeoman, and family; Caleb Dunbar, yeoman, and family; Elizabeth Lindsay, widow; Hannah Lindsay, spinster; James Lindsay, husbandman, and family; Joseph Lothrop, blacksmith, and family; John Lothrop, blacksmith, and family; Joseph Lothrop Ju'r, husbandman, and family; Content Lothrop, spinster; Meriam Dailey, spinster; Joseph Knap, cordwainer, and family; Tilda Knap, spinster; Nehemiah Howard, yeoman, and family; John Howard, yeoman, and family; Charity Howard, gentlewoman; Betty Powers, spinster; Ebenezer Howard, yeoman, and family; Zenns Lothrop, husbandman, and family; Nathan Lothrop, yeoman, and family; Isaac Lothrop, yeoman, and family; Seth Snow, yeoman, and family; Susannah Snow, spinster; Daniel Littelfield [Littlefield], yeoman, and family; Jedidiah Packard, yeoman, and family; Rebeckah Dunbar, single woman; Bethiah Dunbar, single woman; Ann Macomber, single woman; Edward Howard, yeoman, and family; Ithamar Finney, single man; all of Bridgewater in the County of Plymouth; and Rebeckah Crane, widow; Rebeckah Crane the second, single woman; both of Braintree in the County of Suffolk; Silas Brett, Clerk, and family; Calvin Brett, shop joiner; Ebenezer Brett, Yeoman, and family; Olive Brett Taylor of Freetown in the County of Bristol; Elisha Dean, shop joiner, and family; Elisha Dean Ju'r, nailor; James Field, cordwainer, and family; Levi Drew, hatter; Rebeckah Staples widow; Elizabeth White, single woman; of Taunton in the County of Bristol; Nathaniel Weatherby, baker, and family; Rebeckah Wetherby, single woman; Nathaniel Wetherby Jr'r, baker, and family; of Dedham in the County of Suffolk. John Tisdale of Norton in the County of Bristol, yeoman, and family; Ezekiel Dunbar of Scituate in the County of Plymouth, cordwainer, and family; Member Smith, of Mansfield in the County of Bristol, single woman; Edward Johnson, negroman, a transient person, and family; Rhoda Wetherby, single woman, of Dedham in the County of Suffolk; who have lately come into this town for the purpose of abiding therein, not haveing obtained the town's consent therefore, that they depart the limmits thereof with their children and others under their care, within fifteen days. And of this precept with your doings thereon, you are to make return into the office of the town clerk within twenty days next coming that such further proceedings may be had on the premises as the law directs.

Given under our hands and seals at Easton this eighth day of January Anno Domini 1790.
Abial Mitchel
John Howard
of Easton
Bristol ss. Easton, February ye 5th, 1790. By virtue of this warrant I have notified and warned all the within named persons except Catherine Bailey and family to depart the limmits of this town within fifteen days.

Pr me, Joshua Hayward

Constable of Easton

  Recorded by Elijah Howard, Town Clerk.

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