Suffolk. ss. Anne by the grace of God, of England, Scotland, France and Ireland, Queen, defender of the faith &c. : To our sheriff of our county of [blank] his under sheriff or deputy, Greeting. Whereas [blank] by the consideration of our justices of our Inferiour Court of Common Pleas holden at Boston, for and within our county of Suffolk aforesaid, on the first Tuesday of [blank] Recover'd judgment against [blank] for the sum of [blank] pounds [blank] shillings and [blank] pence money, [blank] and [blank] pounds [blank] shillings and [blank] pence cost of suit, as to us appears of record; whereof execution remains to be done. We command you therefore, that of the goods, chattels or lands of the said [blank] within your precinct, you cause to be paid and satisfy'd unto the said [blank] at the value thereof in money, the aforesaid sums, being [blank] pounds, [blank] shillings and [blank] pence in the whole, with two shillings more for this writ, and thereof also to satisfy your self for your own fees. And for want of goods, chattels, or lands of the said [blank] to be by [blank] shewn unto you, or found within your precinct, to the acceptance of the said [blank] to satisfy the sums aforesaid. We command you to take the body of the said [blank] and [blank] commit unto our goal in [blank] in our county of [blank] aforesaid, and detain in your custody within our said goal until [blank] pay the full sums above mentioned, with your fees, or that [blank] be discharged by the said [blank] the creditor, or otherwise by order of law. Hereof fail not, and make return of this writ with your doings therein into our said Inferiour Court of Common Pleas to be holden at Boston within our county of Suffolk aforesaid, upon the first Tuesday of [blank] next. / Witness [blank] Esq. at Boston the [blank] day of [blank] In the [blank] year of our reign. Annoque Domini. 170[blank].
- Corporate Author:
- England and Wales. Sovereign (1702-1707 : Anne)
- Additional Titles:
- Anne by the grace of God, of England, Scotland, France and Ireland, Queen, defender of the faith &c.
To our sheriff of our county of [blank] his under sheriff or deputy, Greeting
- [Boston, Mass.] : [Printed by Bartholomew Green and John Allen?], [1698?]
- Physical Description:
- 1 sheet (1 unnumbered page) ; 16 x 20 cm
- Additional Creators:
- Allen, John, 1660?-1727?
Green, Bartholomew, 1667-1732
Hutchinson, Elisha, 1641-1717
Pembroke, Elkanah, -1706?
Wright, James, 1643-1713
- A warrant form.
Bartholomew Green was "printer to His Excellency, the Governour and Council" at this time; from Aug. 1695, his name usually appears with John Allen. Cf. G.E. Littlefield, The Early Massachuetts Press, vol. 2, p. 53.
Not in Evans.
Library Company copy from the Michael Zinman Collection of Early American Imprints.
Library Company copy is completed in MS. for the sheriff of Suffolk County, Mass., dated March 1, 1703 [i.e. 1704], witnessed by Elisha Hutchinson, and signed by Addington Davenport, clerk. The warrant is for the judgment of 5 pounds 18 shillings and 2 pence (plus 2 shillings fee for the writ) against James Wright, by Elkanah Pembroke shopkeeper of Boston.
NEH-Readex: not in Readex; not at AAS.
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