Warning to Leave Town
Sundry persons warned out of town 1792

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 Ebenezer Willis, labourer, and family of Bridgwater [Bridgewater], and <blank> Atwood's widow and Samuel Edson, labourer, and family of Bridgwater [Bridgewater] in the County of Plymouth, and Levi Drew, hatter; John Drew, labourer, and family; and Nicholas Drew, labourer, and family; of Plymouth in the County of Plymouth; Hannah Austin, widow, and family; and William Austin, labourer, of Norton, in the County of Bristol; and Reuben Harlow, yeoman (of Sharon) and family; in the County of Suffolk; Joel Pushoe, labourer, and family; of Taunton in the County of Bristol; Andrew Killpartrick, labourer, of Stoughton in the County of Suffolk; and Antonia, a Negro man, transient person; who have lately come into this town for the purpose of abideing therein not having obtained the town's consent therefore, that they depart the limits thereof within fifteen days.
And of this precept with your doings therein you are to make return into the office of the Clerk of this town within twenty days next coming, 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 second day of February A.D. one thousand seven hundred and ninety two.
Abisha Leach
John Howard
Bristol ss. Easton March ye 14th 1792. In obedience to this precept I have notified and warn'd all the within named persons, excepting the widow Austin and a Negro by the name of Antonia - him I could not find.

Pr me Marlbo's Williams

Constable of Easton

  Recorded by Elijah Howard, Town Clerk.

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