Writ

Object number
2007.17
Date
December 29 1730 – March 31 1731
Description
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.
Credit Line
Gift of Gloria Winston
Object Type
writs
Subjects
Debt
Judicial proceedings
Sheriffs
Related People & Organizations
Bull, Henry, Gov. (subject)
Coddington, William (subject)
Goddard, Ebenezer (subject)
Lyndon, Josias (subject)
Stevens, John A. (subject)
Thurston, Edward (subject)