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Accession number 2007.17
Title Writ to Ebenezer Goddard, 1730-1731
Date 1730 December 29 - 1731 March 31
Creator Court of Common Pleas
Extent of Description 1 document
Scope & Content Document is an order from the court of common pleas to Ebenezer Goddard to pay John Stevens a debt of 12 pounds, 12 shillings, 7 pence. Goddard is "in want of sufficient estates" to pay the debt and the town's sheriff is ordered to place Goddard in jail until he is able to pay. Signed by John Stevens, Ebenezer Goddard, Josias Lyndon, Edward Thurston, Jaheel Brenton, and Henry Bull. The reverse of the document itemizes payments from Goddard to Stevens.
People Bull, Henry, Major
Coddington, William
Goddard, Ebenezer
Lyndon, Josias, Gov.
Stevens, John A.
Thurston, Edward
Subjects Judicial proceedings
Sheriffs
Debt