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List of prisoners "confined in the Common Goal in Worcester." List includes names of prisoners and charges for which they were imprisoned.

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Worcester June 14th: 1785

Names of the Prisoners confind in

The Common Goal in Worcester for debt

John Taylor For Debt

Samuel Stearns for Debt

John May Jun'r for Debt

William Winchester For Debt

Asa Danforth For Debt

James Calhoun For Debt

Joseph Mixer For Debt

Barzillai Holt for Debt

Tilly Richardson For Debt

Ezra Boman For Debt

William Cary For Debt

Coziah[?] Morse For Debt

Thomas Senate for Cost of Court

James Javell for forgery

Fredrick Bower for Cost of Court

Ezekiel Sammon for Theft

Robert Blager for Forgery

James Bower for Forgery

Prince Nye for forgery

John Holden for fine + cost of court

Ebenezer Averail for Breach of the Peace

Miriam Hemmenway for fine

[signed] Lem'l Rice {Underkeeper of the goal in Worcester

Creation Date

6-6-1785

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

080616-59

Date Digital

9-17-2014

Document Type

Manuscript

Disciplines

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

Publisher

Wofford College

Language

en-us

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Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License
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