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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."
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
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Doolittle, Ephraim, "Request by grand jury to Court of Sessions to order Treasurer to give the jurors their "note upon interest" in payment for their service, Worcester, Massachusetts, December 7, 1781." (1781). Broadus R. Littlejohn, Jr. Manuscript and Ephemera Collection. 302.
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