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This writ is for the jailing of Amos Thomas of New Salem, Massachusetts, for the non-payment of a debt due to John and Samuel Frink. Thomas owed the Frinks 10 pounds 4 shillings 2 pence 1 farthing, but also had to pay the legal costs. Thomas was to be put in jail until he paid the debt or until it was discharged by the Frinks.

 

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Writ against Amos Thomas by John and Samuel Frink

creator   John Williams, Esq. (1751-1816)
date   Jan 28, 1788
location   New Salem, Massachusetts
width   7.75"
height   6.25"
process/materials   printed paper, ink with manuscript
item type   Legal Documents/
accession #   #L04.064


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