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SWP No. 35.2

(Recognizance for Sarah Cole by Abraham Coal )

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[January 14, 1693 ]


That on the fourteenth day of January 1692 in the fourth year
of the Reigne of our Soveraigne Lord & Lady William and Mary
by the Grace of God of [of] England &c King and Queen Defenders
of the faith &c Personally appeared before Jno Ha[] Esq'r one
of their Maj'ties Justices for the County of Essex #[There] Abraham Cole of Salem Taylor and acknowledged himselfe to be oweing and
Indebted unto our said Soveraigne Lord and Lady and the survivor of
them their Heires and Successors in the su[mbar ]e of fifty pounds money
to be Levied on his Lands and Tenements goods and Chattles for the
use of our s'd Soveraigne Lord and Lady the King and Queen or the
Survivor them on Condition That -- Sarah Cole his wife [shall] per-
sonally appear before the Justices of our s'd Lord and Lady the King
& Queen at the next Court of Assizes & Gen'll Goall Delivery to be
holden for the County of Essex and in the mean time to be of Good
behaveour and then and there to answer to all Such matters and
things as shall in their Maj'ties behaffe be alledged against her and to
do and receive that w'ch by the said Court shall be then and there
Injoyned her and thence not to depart without Lycence

*Joha. Elatson Cler[k]

Recognizance Abraham Coal of Salem for Sarah Coal his wife --
appeared & clear'd by proclamation
( Massachusetts Archives Collection, Vol. 135 No. 108. Massachusetts State Archives, Boston, MA.)