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List of prisoners "confined in the common goal in Worcester in the County of Worcester," September 6, 1785. Next to the prisoners' names are the charges for which they are confined.

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Worcester Sept 6th 1785

Names of the Prisoners Confined in the Common Goal in Worcester in the County of Worcester.

John Taylor for Debt

John May Jun'r for Debt

Joshua Wheeler for Debt

John Keath for Debt

Nath'l Haskull for Debt

Samuel Holmar[?] for Debt

Asa Danforth for Debt

Tilly Richardson for Debt

Benj'n Cogiwell for Debt

Timothy Rawson[?] for Debt

Moses Smith for Debt

Samuel Stearns for Debt

Thomas Senate for Cost of Court

Frederick Powers for Cost of Court

Ezekiel Sammon f Cost of Court

James Jewel for forgery

Isaac Saunderson for Theft

Abel Butterfield for fornication[?]

[signed] Lem'l Hill[?] {underkeeper of the Gaol in Worcester

[verso, docket:]

Names of the Prisoners Confind in Worcester Goal Sept 6th 1785

Creation Date

9-6-1785

City

Worcester

County

Worcester

State/Province

Massachusetts

Country

United States

Keywords

jail, goal, gaol, Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, debt, cost of court, forgery, theft, fornication

Resource Identifier

080616-29

Date Digital

9-17-2014

Document Type

Manuscript

Disciplines

Cultural History | History | Legal | Other American Studies | Public History | Social History | United States History | Women's History

Publisher

Wofford College

Language

en-us

Creative Commons License

Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.

 
 

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