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A colonial-era summons, 1739
- A colonial-era summons
- 0.04 linear feet, (1 folder )
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- A colonial-era summons (1739). Jacob Sheaf, a Boston brewer, is summoned to appear in court on a charge of trespass brought by John Jekyl of Cambridge.
University of Puget Sound, Archives & Special Collections
Collins Memorial Library
1500 N. Warner St.
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Collection is open to researchers by appointment.
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A colonial-era summons, purchased from the Philadelphia Rare Books & Manuscripts Company. Broadside dated 1739. Lyde Byfield, clerk of the court, issues a summons for Jacob Sheaf, a Boston brewer, to appear in court on a charge of trespass brought by John Jekyl of Cambridge.
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A colonial-era summons, 1739. Mss.092. University of Puget Sound Archives & Special Collections. Tacoma, Washington.
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- Colonies--Law and legislation