Publications of the Colonial Society of Massachusetts Volume 5

Publications of the Colonial Society of Massachusetts Volume 5

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1902 edition. Excerpt: ...Judge of the Court of Common Pleas, 1764-1771. (Family Record; and Wyman's Genealogies and Estates of Charlestown, i. 115, 116. 363.) ' Boston Record Commissioners' Reports. xviii. 280-283. In his Diary, under date of 20 April, 1776, Ezekiel Price states that--"Dr. Whitworth and son were yesterday on their examination, and afterwards ordered to give bail. It is said the justices have evidence of the doctor's not having acted the part of an honest surgeon in his practice on the late unfortunate Colonel Parker; and that his limb was unnecessarily taken off, and a cruel neglect of attendance on him, by which means he lost his life." (1 Proceedings of the Massachusetts Historical Society for November, 1863, vii. 252, 253.) Dr. Whitworth was an Addresser of Hutchinson, and his name appears in the List as a Surgeon, of Wing's Lane. (Ibid. for October, 1870, xi. 394.) 4 Boston Record Commissioners' Reports, xviii. 284. " At a Meeting of the Selectmen June 25, 1777.... The following were drawn Jurors for a special Court to be held at Boston for the tryal of suspected Persons 1!' Tuesday July next--Viz' Mess" Joseph Bradford J un', John Setten, Joseph Loring, Edmund Hart, Joseph Child John Matchet." 1 All these proceedings show the vigor with which our forefathers acted, and none the less their rigid adherence to all the requirements of existing law. EDWARD WENTWOBTH, son of Edward and Keziah (Blackman) Wentworth, was born in Stoughton, Massachusetts, 1 July, 1729. He married (1), 28 July, 1752, the widow Susanna (Winslow) Symmes, of Stoughton, born 6 October, 172-1, daughter of Josiah and Sarah (Hayward) VVinslow. She died in May, 1780.2 Wentworth married (2), 24 September, 1780, Mary...show more

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  • Paperback | 216 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 12mm | 395g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236869281
  • 9781236869289