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Subject: [GM-L] Some Early Massachusetts Court Records - 4 Concord Men murder Indians
Date: Tue, 11 Jun 2002 20:06:46 EDT
Subject: Early Court Records of Massachusetts
Source: "Making of America" - New England Magazine
Some items in this article that I made note of in a brief browse :
British soldiers during their occupation used records stored in the Old South
light their pipes. Photos of scorched records are illustrated.
A photo of an original document "Warning Out"
The Arbella was the scene of the first session of the Court of
Assistants and held Aug 13, 1630 while vessel was lying
in the Charlestown Harbor.
Oct 19th 1630 the first General Court was held in Boston
The record of the change of the name of the town
from Trimountain to Boston as it officially appeared.
One one of the oldest papers and signed by Joseph Marion
How Joseph Cook came into possession of the historic
Fort Hill is explained (1636)
The General Court's order establishing
the boundary between Salem & Lynn 1638 with the
Order. And signed by Nathan Turner,
Will. Ballard, Richard Walker & John
The Will of Samuel Hagburne 1642
The Will of Roger Glouer 1649
Witchcraft cases of Mary Parson wife of Joseph
1684 Vines Ellacot killing Henry Pease
Rebecca Lynde's slave, Anna
1675 Maurice Brett's adultery with Mary Gibbs - Court Records
Stephen Goble, Daniel Goble, Nathaniel Wilder & Daniel
Hoare all of Concord sentenced to be hanged for the murder of 3
Action agains Henry Sherlot, Boston, a dancing master
1684 Joseph Gatchell indicted for blashemy he of Marblehead
"found guilty, and punishment - head & hand & tongue
pierct with hott iron, prison and fines."
Martha Emerson & Mary Warin - witchcraft
Daniel Tuttle's counterfeit trial 1723
Early Mass. Court Records</A>
And so much more at the website below