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A grand jury in Worcester, Massachusetts requests arrangements be made for their payment in light of the fact that the County Treasurer "has not money in store to pay them."

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The Grany Jury having made Inquiry of the County Treasury being inform'd by him he hath not money in store to pay them their fees, respectively,. And the Jury having Contrary to the the practice in some other Counties waited therefor untill the last term, I being in present need thereof, Humbly Request the Hon'ble Court to give order to the Treasurer in his said Capacity to give the Jurors respectively his note upon Interest for their respective dues which may Stimulate a more Seasonable payment, in Similar Cases and as in the present it may be probably a Considerable time before they may receive their pay

Signed P'r order Ephraim Doolittle

To the Hon'ble Court of Sessions

now Sitting at Worcester

Dec. 7th 1781

Creation Date

12-7-1781

City

Worcester

County

Worcester

State/Province

Massachusetts

Country

United States

Keywords

grand jury, court of sessions, worcester, massachusetts, pay, county treasurer, note upon interest

Resource Identifier

070429-28

Date Digital

9-10-2014

Document Type

Manuscript

Disciplines

American Studies | Cultural History | History | Labor History | Legal | Political History | Social History | United States History

Publisher

Wofford College

Language

en-us

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Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License
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