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 into Jane Fullerton, single woman, of Duxborough; and Ephraim Packard, wheelwrite [wheelwright], with his family of Bridgewater in the County of Plymouth; and Joseph Sumner, labourer, with his family of Milton; and Anne Crane, single woman, of Braintree in the County of Suffolk; and Jemima Goodwin, widow woman, of Pembroke in the County of Plymouth; who have lately come into this town for the purpose of abideing 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 Clerk of this town within twenty 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 twenty first day of February A.D. 1791.
John Howard
Abisha Leach
of Easton
Bristol ss. By virtue of this within warrant I have warned the within named persons to depart this town and their families as the law directs.

Pr me Abial Knisley

Constable of Easton

  A true record pr me Elijah Howard, Town Clerk.

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