Municipal History of Essex County in Massachusetts, Volume 2

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Benjamin F. Arrington
Lewis historical publishing Company, 1922 - Essex County (Mass.)

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Page 864 - You solemnly swear that you will do no falsehood, nor consent to the doing of any in court ; you will not wittingly or willingly promote or sue any false, groundless, or unlawful suit, nor give aid or consent to the same...
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Page 732 - England," at the same time indulging in contemptuous flings towards the distinguished ex-Secretary of State. To answer for this article Mr. Carlton was indicted by the grand jury, and tried before the Supreme Court, at Ipswich, in April, 1803. He was convicted, and sentenced to pay a fine of $100, and the costs of prosecution; to be imprisoned in the county jail two months ; and to give bonds with two sureties in $400 each, to keep the peace for two years.
Page 556 - In acknowledgment of the payment of that debt by the generation which preceded me in my native town of Danvers, and to aid in its prompt, future discharge, I give to the inhabitants of that town the sum of twenty thousand dollars for the promotion of knowledge and morality among them.
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