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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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 required to warn and give notice unto Benjamin Bates, blacksmith, and family; of Abington, in the County of Plymouth; Seth Burr, cooper, and family; Charity Burr, single woman; Huldah Burr, and family; David Dunbar, yeoman, and family; Samuel Packard, yeoman, and family; David Wade, housewright, and family; David Wade Ju'r, housewright, and family; James Dickerman, yeoman, and family; Barnabas Packard, labourer, and family; Calvin Snow, yeoman, and family; Oliver Howard, yeoman, and family; Hugh Washburn, labour, and family; all of Bridgewater in the County of Plymouth, the Rev'd Joseph Croswill; Benjamin Croswill, yeoman; Betty Croswill, single woman, of Plymouth in the County of Plymouth, Frederick Farington, labourer, and family; Joseph Smith, Gent. , and family; Simon Starnes, labour, and family; Samuel Bisbe, labour, and family; all of Stoughton in the County of Suffolk; Doctor Samuel Guild and family of Walepole in the County of Suffolk; Liman Wheelock, yeoman, and family; of Mendon in the County of Worcester; Elisha Harvey, Gent. , and family; Jonathan Harvey, yeoman, and family; Paul Lincoln; yeoman, and family; all of Taunton in the County of Bristol; James Fillebrown, blacksmith, and family; of Mansfield in the County of Bristol; John Simmons, labourer, and family; of the town known by the name of Little Compton in the State of Rhodeiland [Rhode Island]; Ebenezer Austin, blacksmith, and family; of Norton in the County of Bristol; William Guineth [?], labourer, and family; a transient person; William Badger, and family; transient person; William Garbet, and family; William Mabury; Isaac Stokes, nailer, and family; transient person; Job Lewis, labourer, a Negro, and family; of Lancaster in the County of Worcester; who have lately come into this town of Easton for the purpose of abideing therein not having obtained the towns' 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 unto the office of the clerk of this town of Easton, within twenty days next doming that such further proceedings may be had in the premises as the law directs.

Given under our hands and seals at Easton aforesaid this eleventh day of February, A.D. 1790
Abial Mitchel
Seth Pratt
of Easton
Bristol ss. By virtue of this within warrant I have warned and gave notice to all the within named persons to leave the limmits of this town of Easton, agreeable to this within warrant. Easton, February ye 27th 1790

Jonathan Leonard

Constable of Easton

  Recorded by Elijah Howard, Town Clerk.

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