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1705, Salem Witch Trials, Clerk, Court Of Oyer, Stephen Sewall Signed Document For Sale

1705, Salem Witch Trials, Clerk, Court  Of Oyer, Stephen Sewall Signed Document

This item is a wonderful,original document dated 1705, where Jonathan Woodman of Newbury has sold to Richard Bartlett Jr. a plot of land.....signed at bottom by Jonathan Woodman, Samuel Soyer (Sawyer), Philip Morss, Joseph Hoyt and Thomas Noyes.Signed on back by Stephen Sewall as recorder for Essex County. Document is 8x12, separated along fold lines, paper loss, archival acid free tape applied to contain any further damage, all faults as shown, overall fair condition.

Sgt. Jonathan Woodman was born on 5 November 1643 in Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts

Jonathan took the Oath of Allegiance on 26 February 1668/69 in Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts.11 He built the ship, Salamander for Bartholomew Stratton of Boston in 1674 in Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts.5 He and Hannah Hilton were members of the Newbury Church. in 1674.4 Sgt. Jonathan Woodman brought suit on 23 March 1675/76 in the Court of the Admiralty in Boston to recover the amount due him for labor and materials used in the construction of the Salamander. Jonathan lost this suit and was fined £10, which was later remitted by the Massachusetts General Court.

He left a will on 15 November 1706 in Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts.4 He died on Sunday, 21 November 1706 in Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts, at age 63 years and 16 days.

Samuel Sawyer b. 22 Nov 1646 Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts d. 11 Feb 1718 Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts.

Phillip Morss (Morse) was born Oct 19, 1677 in Newbury, MA, and died 1758 in Newburyport, MA.

Joseph Hoyt was born at Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, Usa 10 May 1684. His parents were Thomas Hoyt and Mary Browne. He married Hannah Chase .

Stephen Sewall is listed as the clerk of courts;Court of Oyer and Terminer Salem Witch Trials 1692 May 27, 1692 - October 29, 1692. Massachusetts. Major Stephen Sewall was born on 19 August 1657 in Baddesley, Warwickshire, England. He was the son of Henry Sewall and Jane Dummer.He married Margaret Mitchell, daughter of Rev. Jonathan Mitchell and Margaret Boradile, on 13 June 1682 in Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.He died on 17 October 1725 in Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts, at age 68.

He immigrated on the Prudent and Mary, arriving 6 July 1661 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, with his mother Jane Dummer. Military service included Great Service in the Colonial Wars per F. F. Harrop. In 1704. His estate was probated 8 November 1725.

The Salem witch trials were a series of hearings before local magistrates followed by county court of trials to prosecute people accused of witchcraft in Essex, Suffolk, and Middlesex counties of colonial Massachusetts, between February 1692 and May 1693. Despite being generally known as the Salem witch trials, the preliminary hearings in 1692 were conducted in a variety of towns across the province: Salem Village, Ipswich, Andover and Salem Town. The best-known trials were conducted by the Court of Oyer and Terminer in 1692 in Salem Town. Over 150 people were arrested and imprisoned, with even more accused but not formally pursued by the authorities. At least five more of the accused died in prison. All twenty-six who went to trial before this court were convicted.

The four sessions of the Superior Court of Judicature in 1693, held in Salem Village, but also in Ipswich, Boston and Charlestown, produced only three convictions in the thirty-one witchcraft trials it conductedThe Court of Oyer and Terminer convened in Salem Town on June 2, 1692, with William Stoughton, the new Lieutenant Governor, as Chief Magistrate, Thomas Newton as the Crown's Attorney prosecuting the cases, and Stephen Sewall as clerk.

Thomas Noyes was selectman, 1683-4 and ? tithing man in 1684; justice of the peace, 1700-01. May 6th, 1689, he was chosen one of a committee to consult with the Committee of Safety in Boston and consider with them what may be best for the conservation of the peace of the country." "Dec. 18th, 1699, Col. Danl. Pierce and Major Thomas Noyes were by vote desired and impowered to imploy ye Honrble Capt. Samuel Sewell of Boston, Esq., to procure a good and sufficient meeting hous bell for the Towne of Newbury suitable for our Towne considering ye remoteness of our dwellings."

Oct. 18th, 1700, a committee was appointed to assign seats in the new meeting house to the freeholders and inhabitants of the town, and it "was voted that Coll. Danl. Pierce, Esq., should have his first choyce for a pew & Maj. Thomas Noyes, Esq., shall have the next choyce for a pew." "March 27, 1704, Coll. Thomas Noyes, Esq. (and others) were chosen to be a committee to lay out the High way to Bradford, &c." May 16, 1683, the General Court ordered that "Thomas Noyes be Captaine of the second company, *** and that commissions goe out accordingly

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