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who by such an appearance will be comforted, &, wee hope, the enemjes dis-
couraged ; and yet ourselues & confcederates, not any more engaged then wee
are at present, being executed by such instructions as may be giuen for the
conduct of that affaire, the whole mannagement whereof is comitted to the
Goiino'' & council, & the charge to be borne according to the articles of con-
fcederation.

The Court, hauing pervsed the declaration of Joseph Dudson, Faire-
weather, "Wharton, & Paige, presented to this Court in December last to vin-
dlcat their proceedings in taking the ship at Nantucket, doe finde many
expressions therein that are deeply reflecting vpon the authority of this Court,
& vpon seuerall members of it, as will appeare by a collection draune out of
the sajd declaration, w'^^ is on file, in order to the justifHcation of the Couit, &
to beare due testimony against the boldnes of the aforeid person, doe order &
appoint M"" Eichard Eussell, M"^ Thomas Danforth, Majo"' Thomas Clarke, M'
Jn° Richards, CapT Foster, Capt Daniel Fisher, M"^ Humphry Dauy a coinittee
to Inquire into and consider of what is proposed, making their report to the
next Generall Court of what they shall finde therein.

VOL. IV. PART n. 73



MISCELLANEOUS RECORDS.



MASSACHUSETTS RECOEDS.



MISCELLANEOUS ENTEIES CONTAINED IN PART SECOND
OF THE FOURTH VOLUME OF RECORDS.

Freemen of the Colony of the Massachusetts Bay in J\'ew England,

1663—1674.

[The following lists contain the names of those who took the freeman's oath, and that are entered
in the margins of that portion of the fourth volume which is comprised in this. They are in the hand-
writing of Secretary Eiwson. Names of other persons who took the oath will be found printed in the
preceding pages of this volume.]

*The names of the seuerall persons that tooke the freemans oath [27

May, 1663] were,—



M"^ Jn" Croad,
Charles Gott,
Exercise Connant,
Samuel Champneys,
Jonathan Hide,
Zeck: Hicks,
Abr: Holman,



Jn° Stratten,
Rob' Harrington,
Nath: Holland,
Rob' Twelues,
Jn° Ruggles,
Jn° Thirston,
W'^ Cloiigh,



Nath: Hutchinson,
Marke Batchiler,
Dani: Pearse,
Jos: Ellis,
W-" Toy,
Laurenc Waters,
Tho: Collier.



16G3.

27 May.

[*416.]



"'Y* seuerall psons vnderwritt, returnd by cirtifScats from the seuerall mins-
ters & selectmen, were, by publick sufferage of both Magis'^ & Deputjes,
admitted to freedome, & tooke their oathes accordingly, [3 May, 1665.]



Sal. : Cap' Georg Corwin,
John Endecott,
Zerubbabl. Endecott,
Eliazer Hauthorne,
John Corwin,
W™ Broune, Jun.,
Jn° Putman,
Joseph Porter,
Rich: Leech,
Sam: Eburne, Sen.,
Jn° Rucke,



James Broune,
Phillip Cromwell,
Rich: HoUingsworth,
Edw: Humber,
Joshua Rea,
Xtopher Babridge.
Bo. : Georg May,
Joseph Belknap,
Amos Richardson,
Tho: Joy,
Deane "Winthrop,



Nath: Reynolds,
Benj: Thirston,
John Toppan,
Francis Bacon,
Nath: Greene,
Humphry Dawy,
James AUjn,
Abijah Sauage,
Henry Taylor,
Tho: Vnderwood,
W" Hazzey,

(581)



1G65.

3 May.
[*463.]



582



MISCELLANEOUS RECORDS.



1665.


Benj: Muzzey,


Wat. : Isak Stemes,


*James Heildrick.


Y


Tho: Hoole,


Jn° Stone.


Gloc. : Herlakenden Sy-


3 May.


Hen: Messenger.


CamV : Steven Willoues,


mons.


[*iei.]


Dor. : Jn" Minot,


Jn° Marret,


Marbh. : Sam: Ward.




James Minot,


Georg Cooke,


Maid. : Stephen Pajne,




Stephen Minot,


James Trowbridg,


Peter Tuflfs,




Dani: Preston,


Jn" Grout,


Port. : Rich: Cutts,




Dauid Jones,


Joseph Esterbrooke.


Jn" Gold,




W™ Weekes,


Haue. : Nath. Saltonstal.


Tho: Baker.




Edw: Blake,


Chelm. : Edmo: Cham-


Newb. : Shubal Dumer.




Jn° Blackman.


berlaine.


Sudb. : Tho: Steevens.




Lane. : Jn° Lewis.


Jn° Wright,


Eox. : Ei: Meade,




Spr. : Georg Colton.


Jn° Stevens,


Edmo: Eddenden,




Br. : Edni° Quinsey.


Jn" Martin,


Tho: Eames.



1666.



*Persons admitted to fFreedome by y= Court [23 May, 1666] were, —



23 May. M' Joseph Cooke, Cambr. Ben: Bosworth.


W"" Cheny, Rox.


[*562.] Daniel Wellow,


Jn" Cole, Sen., Had.


Jn" Moore,


Jn° Swayne,


Joseph Baldwin,


Tho: Foster,


Jn° Addams,


Franc: Bernard,


W™ Lyon.


Tho: Broune,


Phillip Russell.


Jn° Kingman, Wey,


Tho: Phelabroune,


James Bapson, Glo.


Sam: Pratt,


Tho: Cheny,


W- Kerly, Marl.


Sam: White,


James Hubbard.


Edmo: Gale, Sale.


Jn" Vining,


Rob" Ayer, Hauer.


Sam: Moody, Newb.


Tho: Bayly,


Tho: Ayer,


Caleb Moody.


James Nash,


Peter Ayre,


Isack Butter, Med.


Jacob Nash.


Tho: Whittier,


Nicho: Rocket.


Laurence Hamond, x


James Dauis,


Benja: Gibbs, Bost.


Rob' Coxe, Bost.


Ja" Dow,


Abr: Willjams, Marlb.


Hugh Amos.


Tho: LiUford,


Nath: Weare, Hamp'.


Moses Fiske, Dov.


Sam: Converse, Wob.


Hen: Paige.


Peter Coffyn,


Jn° Benjamin, Wat''.


Rob" Vose, Milt.


Jn° Woodman,


Edw: Allen, Bost.


Antho: GuUifer.


Jn° Dauis,


Jn° Bracket,


Nicho: George, Sen.,


Jn" Martjn,


Joseph Dauis,


Dorch.


Antho: Nutter,


Seth Perry,


Obadiah Hawes,


Tho: Roberts,


Tho: Fitch,


Jn° Capen, Juni.,


Tobias Dauis,


Sam: Norden,


Tho: Priest,


Tho: Eaton.


Georg Many,


RoV Spurr,


Hav. : Jn" Johnson,


Edmo: Eddington,


Tim" Tileston,


Jn° White.


Tho: Matson, Jun.


Jn° Gill,


Elish: Hutchinson, x


Jn" Batchelor, Red.


Tho: Swift, Jun.,


Dauid Saywell,


Edw: Burns, Hng.


Ezra Clap.


Eph: Turner,





MISCELLANEOUS


EECORDS.


583


Jn° Turner,


Jn" Broune,


Hampt. : W'" J'larston,


1G66.


Caleb Watson,


Jn° Samborne,


Hen: Dow.


T


Jn° Crow,


Nath: Batchelor.




23 May.



*Made fFree at this Court & admitted to fFreedome by vote of y'= whole Court,

[29 April, 1668.]



M"' James Eussell, Charls

Toune.
Jn° Heyman,
Nathani: Eand,
Peter Frothrington,
John Louden.
Jn" Benjamin, Water

Toun.
Nath: Coolidge,
Jonath: Whitney,
Jonatha: Broune.
Symon. Stacy, Ipsuich.
Jn° Whiple.
Tho: West, Salem.
Henry West,
Samnell Archard,
Jn" Massey,
W™ Dounton,



Jn° Ingersoll,

Jn° Pease.

Jn° Dodge, Sen, Bass

Riuer.
Nath: Stone,
Peter Woodbury,
Ephrajm Herrech.



Nath: Handcock,
Sam: Hastings,
Jn" Addams,
Thom: Broune.
Nath: Smith, Hauerill.
Steven Dow,
Robert Emerson.



W™ Peelsbury, Newbery. Ralph Holton, Lanes''.



James Ordaway,
Nath: Clarke,
Tristram CoiEn.
Henry Leonard, Lynn.
Nehemiah Jewet.



Henry Kerly,

James Fowle, Wooborne.

Benj: Bullard, of Mead-

feild.
Sam: Gary, of Rocksbury.



Tho: Call, Jun, Maulden, Tho: Philbrick, Hampton.
James NichoUs. Sam: Wadsworth, Milton.

Tho: Hall, Cambridge. Sam: Smith, North
Tho: Philebroune, Hampton.

Jn" Swan, Jn" Farrington, Dedham.



1GG8.

29 April.

[*600.]



•Persons admitted to fFreedom by this Court, [19 May, 1669,] & those y'
tooke their oaths are set doune first, y" y' tooke it not are vnd y° line.



1669.











19 May.


M' Tho: Deane,




James How,


Jn" Roberts,


[*629.]


James Whetcombe,




M' Jn° Dauenport, Jun,


Jn° Gorton,


Daniel Turill,




Jn" Prescott,


James Kent, Newb.




Sam: Norden,




Rich: Wheeler,


Jn» Kent,




Jn" Mosse,




Jn" Moore,


Jn° Bartlet, Jun.,




Joseph Parsons,




Jn° Rugg,


Jn° Wells,




Jn° Gidney,




Jn" Fletcher,


Abiel Somersby,




Barthol: Gidney,




Joakim Harvey,


Henry Jacquish,




Sam: Cheeuers,




Tho: Daniel,


Benja: Lowell,




Jn° Pickering,




W"" Vauhan,


John Bayly,




Joseph Grafton,




Rich: Cumings,


Sam: Perly,




Jn° Hastings, of Cambf .


Henry Deering,


Nehemiah Abbot,








Tn'^f'naTi lA'nriP .Tnn


Georg Lyon,
Ezra Clap,




M' Jn° Dauenport,


Sen,


till lilLlXLL 11 tXKXKjy O IXll-y

Jn° Conney, sworn July,




M"^ Jn° Shearman,




69.


Ebenezur Clap,




M' Sam: Torrey,




Moses Bradford,


Tho: Gunn,




M' Rich: Hubbard,


&


Sam: Mason,


James Cornish,





584



MISCELLANEOUS EECOEBS.



1 G 6 9. Jii° Roote,
~ — 1 ' Tho: Farnum,

19 May. jj^o Steephens,
Jn° Fry,
Steven Osgood,

[*630.j Georg Abbat

W" Chandler, Andi.
Andrew Foster,
Jn° Maxwell,
Lawrenc Willis,
W™ Greenough,



Benj: Gage.

Jn" Bayly, Newb.

Nath: Hancock.

Jn° Bayly, of Rouley,

Mathew Edwards.

Jn° Keepe, Spr.

Isack Graues, sworn,

Henry Jacquish,

Benj: Kelly,

Jn° Hastings,

Boaz Broune,



Ezek: Jewet,
An tho: Austin,
Jn° Kelly,
Benja: Rolfe,
Thomas "Wiggin,
*John Hastings,
Ezekel Jewet,
Antho: Austin,
Benj: Gage,
John Kelly,
Benj: Eolfe.



1670. *The names of such persons as were, by this Court, admitted to freedome,

[11 May, 1670.]



11 May.

[*651.J Chars.: M"- Jn° Chicker-

iiig,
Daniel Edmonds,
Tho: White,
Abraham Smith,
Sam: Peirce,
Joseph Frost,
Tho: Chadwell,
Sollomon Phipps, Ju.,
Joseph Ketle,
Sam: Ketle,
W™ Symonds.
Woo. : Eoger Kemicot,
Tho: Green.
Bill.: Jn°Baldin,
Samuell Maning,
John Bracket,



Best. : M'' Jn° Oxenbridge,

Henry Tompson,

Adam Niccolls.

Groton : M'' Sam:Willard,

W" Lakin,

Mathyas Farnworth,

Tho: Patch.

Bev'ly : Henry Bayly,

John Black,

John Gaily,

Jn" Woodbery,

Tho: West.

Cone. : M"^ Peter Bulkley,

John Haywood,

Thomas Mason.

North Hamp* : Tho: Bas-



W"" Webster.

Had. : Joseph Balduin.

Newb. : Joseph Plumer,

Benj: Rolfe,

John Poore, Jun.,

Franc Thurlo,

Nicho: Batt,

Job Pilsbury.

Dov. : John Gerrish.

Marble" : W"" Bartol.

Dorc. : Benja: Leeds.

Henry Haggit,

Dani: Gott,

W™ Rayner,

Jn° Batchiler,

W™ Fiske,

John Ahbye.



16 70. *The names of such persons as, by this Court, were admitted to be ffreemen,
• r— ' [11 October, 1670.]

11 October.

r*660.1 John Sandford, John Warren, Samuel Worcester,

John Gipson, Dauid Cop, Nicholas Wallington.



1671.

31 May.

[*676.]



^Persons admitted by y' Court to the freedom of this colony [31 May,

1671,] were, —



Giles Fyfeild, Charls. Joseph Lynd,
EIc: Asting, Abr: Smith,

Tho: Hale, John Call,

Sam: Frotliingham,



Nath: Frothingham



M"^ Alexand'' Nowell.
Tho: Parkes, Cambr.
Jn° Tutle, Lyn.
M"^ Josiah Flynt, Dorch.



MISCELLANEOUS KECOEDS.



585



Antho: Neuton,

Hen: Leadbetter,

Rob* Spurr.

James Convers, Wob.

Eljazer Jaco,

M' W"- Brinsmead,

Hen: Collins, Jun.,

Allin Bread,

Jn° Pemiiman.

Moses Belcher, Brant.

Caleb Hubard, Hing.

Josh: Lyncoln.

Joseph Balduin, Hadl.

Noah Coleman.

Fr: Waine-wright, Ips.

W-" White,

Isack Foster,

Sam: Youngloue,

Rich: Waker,

W" Stoiy, Jim.,

Arthur Abbot, Jun.

Rob' Allin, Dedh.

Jn" Richards,

Nath: Heaton,

Jn°than Fuller.

Medad Pumrey, North

Hamp.
Jn" Barber.
Charls Ferry, Spring.



Jn° Riley.

Tho: Hobbs, Topsf.

Paul White,

Tho: Noyes,

Jn°than Morse.

James Smith, Newb.

John Smith,

John Knight, Jun.

Isack Phelps, Westf.

Joseph Whiting.

Jonothan Coruin, Salem,

Jn° Marston,

Eliaz' Gidney,

Jn° Maskor,

Tho: Ingolls.

*3* Cch. Boston : John

Alden,
Franc: Robinson,
Jn° Mello-(7es,
Jonathan Jackson,
W° Hoare,
James Hill,
Jn" Marshall,
Ambrose Daws,
Ezra Morse,
Jn" Lytlefeild.
Ded. : JnoHolton.
Sud. : Sam: Howe.



Edmo: Ranger,

Bartho: Toppn,

Jn° Temple,

Jn° Farnham,

Jn° Moore,

Jn° Cotte,

Jn" Cleauesby,

Rob* W">s, .

Tho: Overmore,

M-^ Jn" Saffyn,

Cap? Tho: Lake,

Josh: Holdsworth.

Waf : Jn° Barnard,

Sam: Liuermore,

Jn° Bright.

Rox. : Sam: Craft.

Wey. : Ephraim Hunt,

Jn° Rogers.

Hau'. : Benj: Gage,

Sam: Gage,

Rog: Kennicot.

Maid. : Sam: Lee,

Tho: Green.

Ips .: Tho: Bumham, Jun.,

Tho: Beard,

Jn" Bickford, Sn.

Doner : Rob' Burnm,

James Cofiyn,



1671.



31 May.



[*677.]



1^'Cch.Bosto: Jn° Roberts, Tho: Bill— 96.



* Persons admitted to the freedome of y' colony at this Court [15 May,

1672] were, —



M' Vrian Oakes, CamV.

M' Joseph Dudley, Rox-
bu,

W" Laking,

Mathias Farnworth,

Jn° Morse.

Joseph Morse, Groaten.

Nath: Laurence,

Jn°th; Sautell,

Jn°th: Morse.

M' Jn° Winslow, Bos-
ton,

Dani: Henchman,

VOL. IV. PART II.



Ephraim Sauage,
Joseph Wheeler.
Mannasseth Becke,
Symon Amery,
Tim" Thornton,
Hen: Allin,
Edw: Grant,
James Townsend,
W" Smith,
Sami: Bridge,
*W™ Griggs,
Ephraim Searle,
Abell Porter, Jun.
74



Isack Brookes, Woob.
Joseph Richardson.
W" Ellery, Gloc.
Tho: Pinney.
Ports. : Georg Lauies,
Jn° Breuster,
Rob' Purrington,
Rich: Shortridg,
Jn° Dennet,
Jn° Thompson.
Dou"^. : Tho: Eggerly,
Jn° Rand,
Jn" Dam,



1672.

15 May.

[*688.]



[*689.]



58G



MISCELLANEOUS RECOEDS.



1672.



15 May.



1G72.

8 October.

[*705.]
1G7 3.

7 May.

[*718.]



[*719.J



Stev. Jones,
Jn° Wingat,
Tho: Laytoii.
Cambri. : Tho: OlliQ,
Natha: Fiske.
Wate"^ : Jn° Morse.
Weym. : W"^ Torrey,
Micajah Torrey,
Joseph Prat.
Cone. : Rio: Temple,
Tho: Deane.
Gershom Brooks.
Medf. : Obadiah Morse,
Jn°th: Morse,



Joseph Morse,

Nath: Whiting.

Rowley: Ezekiel Jewet,

Abr: Hazeltine,

Tho: Rimgton,

Jn° "Watson.

Dedh. : Jnoth: Fuller.

Medfei. : Edw: West.

Hatfeild : M' Hope Ath-

erton,
Jn° Coleman.
Lyn : Thadeus Riddan.
Salem : Josep Gardiner.
Wenh. : Rich: Hutton.



Marlb. : Joseph Rice.
[Hing. :] Tho: Chubbuck,
Tho: Lincolne,
Jn° Beale,
Dani: Cushin,
Mathias Bridges,
Joseph Bate,
Benj: Bate,
Samuell Bate,
W™ Hearsy,
Onesephirus Marsh,
Jacob Beale,
Caleb Beale.



*Persons at this Court [8 October, 1672] made free were, —

M' Solomon Stoddard, D'' Leonard Hoare, Best. Eph: Wight,

North Ham. Tho: Lull, of Ips. Joseph Croufot, Springf.



George Lane, Hing. Sam: Wight, Medf.



Henry Walker, Glocest.



*The names of such as were, at this Court, [7 May, 1673,] made and
admitted to freedome.



M"^ Peter Lydget,

M'' Samuel Shrimpton,

M"^ Elisha Cooke,

M"^ Eljakim Plutchinson,

1^' ch., Bost.
M' John Vsher,
M.' Jn° Faireweather,
M"^ John Clarke,
M"^ Isack Addington,
M"- John Buttolph,
Samuel Bridge,
M"^ Xtopher Clarke,
M' John JoylifFe, 3* ch.
M' Edward Willis,
M"^ Nathaniel Dauen-

port,
Tho: Bingley, Bost.
Paul Batt,
Timothy Batt,
M'' John Woodmansey,
John Druiy,
James Bracket,
M' Edw: Willis,



M"^ Jn° Walley, m'-ch',
Lyonel Wheately,
Robert Mason,
John Walley, marri'.,
M"^ John Pole,
Rich: Paddeshall,
John Wilkins,
John Osborne,
Hopestil Foster, 2^ ch.
Francis Hudson,
W™ Greenow, Jun.
Math. Barnard, Bo.
Daniel Travis,
Rich. Bennet,
Cap' Sam: Scarlet,
John Anderson, Sen.,
Joseph Cooke.
Obadjah Swift, Dorch.
John Bird,
Eliaz'' Hawes,
Joseph Weekes,
Samuel Topliffe,
Jn° W'hrington,



M"^ Thomas Graues, Ch.,
M"^ Joseph Broune,
M' Sam: Brakenbury, Ch.,
Humphry Bradshaw,

Cambr.
Samuell Oldam,
Nath: Robbinson.
*Rox. : Wm Dauis.
James Day, Ips.
New. : M"^ Joseph Gerrish.
Wey. : Jn° Baily,
Francis Broune.
Newb. : Elisha Elsie,
James Bayly,
Dani: Cheny,
Joseph Broune,
Sam: Poore,
Moses Fi'.sbury,
Benja: Morse,
Sam: Bartlet.
And. : Hen: Ingalls,
Jn"" Louejoy,
John Barker.



MISCELLANEOUS EECORDS.



587



Df sh. : John Baker,

Ellis Wood,

Edw: "West.

Cone. : Jos. Hejrward,

Nathan: Billings.

Red. : Abra: Bryant.

Hing. : M' Gershom

Hobbart,
James Bate, dd to Jam' Bate, Isa: Cumins,

22 : 2 : 73. Isack Easty.

Clement Bate. Glo. : Jn" Row.

Hull: M'Zecha: Whitman, Lane. : Nathan: Joseljn.
Benj: Bosworth, Hatf. : Sam: Belden,



Tho: Loring,
Jn" Loring,
Jn" Lobdell,
Isack Lobdell,
Benj: Loring,
Sampson Shoare,
Abra: Jones.
Tops. : Jn° Cumins,



Dani: Warner,

W-^ Gull.

Hadl. : Chileab Smith,

Jos: Warner.

Ports. : Jn" Tucker.

BeT^'ly : Nicho: Wood-

bery.
Sudb. : Peter Noyce, .
John Goodenow.
Marlb. : Tho: Barnes.
Medf. : James Vales.
Salem : M' Charls Nieho-

late.



1673.



7 May.



D' a 2* time to
James Bate.



*Persons admitted to ffreedom at y^ Court [15 October, 1673] were.



Nathaniel Peirce, B. 1 ch. W" Coleman, Glo.
Mathew Atkins, 2 ch. B. Stephen Cooke, Mend.
Boaz Broune, Cone. Danel Lovet,

Ephraim Clark, Medf. Abra: Staple,



Joseph Steevens,
Samuel Read,
Hope Tyler.



John Louejoy,



Jn" Noyes, New.
Cutting Noyes,
John Lunt,



•Admitted to freedome, 20 Dec, 73.

John Barker, Henry Ingalls,

Admitted to freedome, 9 Jan., 73.



Abra: Addams,
John Badger,
Joseph Gerrish.



Nathaniel Brewer, Rox.
M' W™ Addams, Ded.
Sam: Capen, Dorch'.



*Made free [11 March, 1673-4.]



Pen ToTinsend, B.
M' John Eodgers, Ips.
M' Samuel Cobbet,
Rob' Kinsman,
Thomas Clarke,
Daniell Hovey,
Abraham Fitt,



Joseph Goodhue,
Joseph Whiple,
Philemon Dane.
Tho: Fisher, Ded.
Joseph Pratt, Wejm.
Tho: Andrew, Hing.



Nath: Cutler, Ch.
James Bacon, Roxb.
Josias Richardson,

Chelmsfo.
Eliazer Broune,
Jacob Warren.



[*732.]

15 October.



[*735.]

20 December.




[*736.]

11 March.



GENERAL INDEX



GENEEAL INDEX.



Abbaquackea, 384

Abbot, George, 327

George, Sen., 65

Accord Pond, 458, 531

Accounts, statute of limitations concerning col-
lection of, 422

time for collecting, extended to six years, 511
Actions at law, order concerning imprisonment

in, . . ^ 42

process to issue in the king's name, ... 58
to be entered on the first day of the Court, 280
parties to be twenty-one years of age, &c., 397
book accounts not admissible after three

years, 422

power of Court to refuse verdict of jury

taken away, 508

remedj' against sureties, 509

statute of limitations extended to six years, 51 1
decisions of the General Court concerning

reviews, 515

in the General Court, order concerning, . 516

by strangers, law concerning, 532

law concerning commencement of, by at-
torney, 563

Adams, Addams, Charles, 269

Frances, daughter of William Vassal], one
hundred and fifty acres of land grant-
ed to. 524

wife of James Adams, one hundred and
fifty acres of land laid out for, . . . 559

George, petition of, . 501

Henry, 8

deputy, 142

lieutenant at Medfield. 575

James, 524, 559

John, 377

land laid out to, 528



Adams, Samuel, to marry at Chelmsford, . .105

Thomas, 14, 80, 109

deputy, 531

William, a student, lands of, allowed to be

sold by guardian, 377

Address of the General Court to Charles II., . 274
to be forwarded by Governor and Major

General Leverett, 276

Admiralty, case referred to his majesty's Court

of, 573

cases to be tried by Court of Assistants, . 575
law, committee appointed concerning, . .345

laws enacted, 388

Agent of colony at London, money to be pro-
vided for, 32

Agents of the colony to England, Messrs. Brad-
street and Norton, 39

committee, with full powers, appointed on

instructions to, &c., 39

report of committee in aid of, read and ap-
proved, .50

payment for passage of, 6'J

acts of the council concerning, approved. 101

Ahaton, Sarah, squaw, 407

Aires, John, commissioner for Quabaug, . . 342
Alarm from heaven by the appearance of

comets, in 1664 and 1665, ... 144

Alby, Benjamin, ... 434

Alcock, Job, lieutenant at York, 4(J 4

John, deceased, estate of, to be sold, . . 339
petition of John Greene in behalf of

the children of, 503

Alden, John, petition concerning ship seized, . 574

Aldridge, Thomas, 470, 548

Allegiance, instructions to royal commissioners

concerning the oath of, 193

oath of, 200, 201

(591)



592



GENERAL INDEX.



Allegiance, oath of, said by the royal commis-
sioners to be curtailed by the General

Court, 205

oath of, to be corrected by order of the

General Court, • . . . 206

Allen, AUin, Allyn, Captain John, 364, 450, 467,

486, 505, 565
deputy, . . . 362, 417, 448, 484, 507, 550, 560
one thousand acres of land granted to, for

services, 407

one of the commissioners on impost duties, 410
commissioner concerning export of silver, 421
and James Eussell, committee concerning

contributions for his majesty's fleet, . 423
John, of Connecticut, . . . 354, 502, 515, 529

Thomas, 498

Mr., 74

Allin, Hope, 303, 458

James, answer to petition of, . . . . 569

Rev. John, 60, 492

Allis, Allys, William, 335, 542

lieutenant in Hampshire cavalry, . . . 548

committee for Paucomptuck, 558

Alquot and Wallump, sachems, petition con-
cerning lands wrongfully sold near

Westfield, 504

Ames, William, deceased, sale of land of, by

Niles, confirmed, 83

Amesbury, Emesbury, formerly Salisbury new

town, . . . 376

Ameukene, John, . .... 270

Amoakisson, an Indian, ... .... 504

Anabaptism, ... 490

Anabaptists, 290, 291, 373

order against assemblies of, in force, . .316
order concerning, to be printed, .... 404
Thomas Gold and others petition in favor

of, 413

Anawpauge, ... 501

Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company,

land formerly granted to be located, . 458

land located for, 568

land granted to, 568

See Military company of Massachusetts.

Andover, 44, 51, 64

deputies of, ... . 295, 418, 449, 485, 507
Andrews, Andrewes, Samuel, 240, 241, 315, 341,

343, 519
Angier, Edmund, vs. William Boardman, ad-
ministrator of Stephen Day, .... 454
Angur, Andrew, lieutenant at Scarborough, . 404

Angurs, Arthur, deputy, 485, 507

Antonio, the ship, of Portugal, 573

Apledore, township of, 8

Apo.stolic.ll pattern in Congregational churches, 489
Apparel; addition to the law about, . . .41



Appleton, Apleton, Apelton, John, deputy, 41, 71,
100, 117, 142, 330, 417, 448, 485
summoned to answer for a petition sent to

the General Court, 317

captain of Ipswich cavalry, 380

Adam Winthrop plaintiff against, . . . 445

Samuel, 364, 444, 504

deputy, 362, 447, 485, 551, 560

Aquednecke, 256

Arohdale, John, 247

Arlington, secretary of state in England, letter

of the General Court to, ... . 328
Armitage, Joseph, petition concerning law of

evidence, 306

Anns, &c., committee appointed to take sur-
veyor's account of, 5

committee to take account of surveyor of, 48
order for inspection of, and for preparation

for defence, 295

encouragement to saltpetre and powder

makers, . . 296

Major General John Leverett to dispose of

ordnance, 315

committee appointed to purchase ordnance

of Sir Thomas Temple, 322

order for increasing stock of powder, . . 332
order concerning sale of, to friendly In-
dians, 365

trade in, with Indians, farmed by Richard

Way, 399

the Deputy Governor and others to have

care for powder, 533

five hundred muskets to be procured, . . 562
cannon to be procured from Bilboa, . . . 562
Armstrong, Matthew, Thomas Hallet and oth-
ers plaintifis against, 49

Arnold, Samuel, answer to petition of, ... 45
Thomas, answer to petition of, . . . .150
William, claim of, to be audited and paid, 78

order concerning claim of, 93

, 259

Artillery company of Suffolk vs. Michael Bacon

and William Symonds, 66

of Boston, land located for, 568

land granted to, 568

Ashcroft, John, .... .54

accused of robbing an Indian grave, . 53

Ashurst, Henry, 329

Mr., 32

letter sent to, by committee, .... 27

Assault and battery, penalty for, 397

Assessment of taxes, see Taxes.

Assibath Pond, 55

Assibalh, Assabeth, or Elisabet River, . . . 503

Assistants chosen, 1, 40, 71., 99, 142, 294, 3S0, 363,

' 417, 448, 484, 506, 550



GENERAL INDEX.



593



Assistants, letter of King Charles II. concerning

the number to be chosen, 166

Atherton, Atharton, Humphrey, .... 27, 253

chosen Assistant, 1

chosen major general, 1

chosen commissioner of the United Col-
onies in reserve, 1

commission of, 27

Major General, .... 4, 30, 34, 62, 80, 85

Major, 66, 175

deceased, administrators of, to confirm.

title to G. and E. Payson, 62

mortgage of NarrEiganset land to, declared
void by the king's commissioners, . .175
Atkinson, Adkinson, Theodore, .... 476, 477

vs. Robert Orchard, 308

and John Williams, case between, referred

to a committee, 476

and Habakkuk Glover, case between, . . 439

decision in case of, 539

answer to petition of, 559

Theodore, Jun.. 571

Mr., 441

Attorney, law authorizing suits by, &c., . . . 563
Attorneys of inferior Courts not eligible as dep-
uties, 87

Atwater, Joshua, 413, 528

Avery, William, deputy, 417

lieutenant at Dedham, 567

Ayre, Peter, 466

Bacon, Andrew, commissioner for Hadley, 12, 82
Michael, and William Symonds, artillery

company of Suffolk plaintiffs against, 66
Peter, petition for remission of fine, . . . 108

Baker, John, 52, 53, 60

John, Sen., petition of, 80

Thomas, 52, 53, 60, 80

Ballantine, Hannah, 11

order concerning arrears of fine, ... 38

William, 11

Baptisnn, question concerning, propounded to



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