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SWP No. 10.5

(Recognizance for William Barker, Jr., , and Mary Barker by John Barker & John Osgood Sr.)

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[+ January 13, 1693 ]


That on the Thirteenth day of Jan'ry 1692 In the Fourth Year of the
Reigne of our Sovereigne Lord and Lady William and Mary by the
Grace of God of England &c King & Queen defenders of the faith
&c Personally appeared before W'm Stoughton Esq'r cheife Justice
of their Maj'ies Province of the Massachusets bay in New England
Jn'o Barker and Jn'o Osgood both of the Towne of Andiver in the
County of Essex Husbandmen and acknowledged themselves to be
Joyntly & Severally indebted unto our sd Sovereigne Lord & Lady
and the Survivor of them their Heires & Successors in the Sum of one
Hundred Pounds to be levied on their or either of their lands & Tenni-
ments goods & chattles for the use of our sd Sovereigne Lord
& Lady the King & Queen or Survivor of them on Condition that
W'm Barker Jun'r & Mary Barker haveing stood Committed for Suspition
of Witchcraft shall make their personall appearance before the Jus-
tices of our sd Lord & Lady the King & Queen at the next Court of
Assizes and Generall Goale Delivery to be holden for the County of
Essex then & their to answer to all such matters and things as shall
in their Maj'ies behalfe be alledged against them and to doe & re-
ceive that which by the sd Court shall be then & there Injoyned
them and thence not to departe without licence

*Jon'a Elatson Cler

Recognizance of
Jn'o Barker &
Jn'o Osgood {
for W'm Barker Jun'r
& #[Mary Tyler]
Mary Barker
May 10'th Apeared
( Massachusetts Archives Collection, vol. 135, no. 105. Boston. )