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SWP No. 36.3

(Warrant No. 3 for the apprehension of Elizabeth Colson, in Suffolk County)

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Complaynt beinge made to me underwritten by William Arnold
of Readinge that the above intended and mentioned Elizabeth Cole- ston is fled from the hands of Justice for which The warr't above is
directed to aprehend her, and that she is now concealed in Bostine,
These are in Their Majesties name to require you to aprehend the
said Elizabeth Colstone & carry Before Lawfull Authority to be
secured till she can be carried to Salem in order to her tryall these
dated in Bostine the 10'th of Sept 1692

To the sherif of the Countie of Suffolk
or his Deputie