Warning to Leave Town
Sundry persons warned out of town 1791

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 directed to warn and give notice unto Simon Starnes of Sharon or Stoughton in the County of Suffok, labourer, and Widow Elisabeth White, of Mansfield in the County of Bristol, spinster; and Asaph Howard of Bridgwater [Bridgewater] in the County of Plymouth, husbandman; and Elijah Story of Norton in the County of Bristol, labourer; and Nicholas Drew of Plymouth in the County of Plymouth, labourer; and Ross Willis, Negro woman, of Taunton in the County of Bristol, who have lately come into this town for the purpose of abideing therein, haveing not obtained the town's consent therefore, that they with their families and others under their care depart the limmits thereof within fifteen days.
And of this precept with your doings thereon you are to make return into the office of the Clerk of this town within twenty four days next comeing, that such further proceedings may be had in the premises as the law directs.

Given under our hands and seals at Easton aforesaid, this eighteenth day of February A.D. one thousand seven hundred and ninety one.
A True Record pr. Elijah Howard,
Town Clerk
Bristol ss. By virtue of this precept I have notified and warned all the within as the law directs. Easton, March ye 9th 1791.

Pr Marlborough Williams

Constable of Easton

  A true record pr Elijah Howard, Town Clerk.

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