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|| Complaint of Distress against Thomas Rose by Job Barstow
Nov 7, 1788
This is a complaint against Thomas Rose of Leyden, Massachusetts, for not appearing as summoned, for militia training day.
|| Writ against Standish Foster by Daniel Coon
May 5, 1788
Writ to attach the goods of Standish Foster of Rowe, Massachusetts for keeping a neighbor's horse.
|| Notification to Consider Dickinson
Jul 15, 1788
Consider and other militia members were ordered to muster in July, 1788, as post-war economic hardship and outright revolt in Massachusetts in 1786-87 kept local authorities alert for trouble.
|| Colonel Elihu Hoyt notification to appear at military parade
Aug 25, 1792
On August 25, 1792, Elihu Hoyt (1771-1833) of Deerfield, Massachusetts, as a member of the training band or militia, is given notice to appear on the training ground in the center of town, bearing arms and ammunition.
|| Complaint against slave Caesar for stealing
Dec 2, 1771
This legal complaint against "Cæsar a Labourer & Servant" of Nathaniel Dickinson of Deerfield, Massachusetts, suggests that resistance to slavery in New England took on many forms.