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Image of T2013.700.021 - 1775, October 16

T2013.700.021 - 1775, October 16

Warrant from Edward Carr, to Town Sargent John Carr to notify the freemen to appear on October 16, 1775 at the Stone Schoolhouse because the Town Council requested that a watch be kept on the East and North part of the island every night. They would meet to decide how to do everything needful in order to have a good watch. Verso: Compliance by Benedick Robinson on behalf of the town sargent naming Edward Carr chosen moderator. Voted that a w ...

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Image of T2013.700.022 - 1775, August 10

T2013.700.022 - 1775, August 10

Warrant from Edward Carr, to Town Sargent John Carr to notify the freemen to appear on August 29, 1775 at the home of Samuel Slocum to choose qualified men for deputies to the General Assembly to be held in South Kingstown in Kings County of the Wednesday of October and to do all other business as necessary. Verso: Notice of compliance by John Carr, August 29, 1775

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Image of T2013.700.023 - 1775, October 21

T2013.700.023 - 1775, October 21

Warrant from Edward Carr, Warden to Town Sargent John Carr to notify the freemen that John Gardner, one of the deputies chosen to represent the town at the next general assembly to be held in South Kingstown in Kings County of the last Wednesday of October. He removed himself from Jamestown and refused to serve. Therefore, the freemen must meet at the Stone School House on October 21 at two o'clock to choose a well qualified man to replace Mr. Ga ...

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Image of T2013.700.024 - 1776, April 10

T2013.700.024 - 1776, April 10

Warrant from Edward Carr, Warden to Town Sargent John Carr to notify the freemen to meet at the Stone School House on the third Wednesday of April for the election of town officers and to draw jurors to the next inferior court of common pleas and general sessions of the peace held at Newport on Monday, May 27, 1776 and to choose two qualified men for deputies to represent the town at the next general election to be held at Providence on Wednesday, ...

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Image of T2013.700.025 - 1776, July 10

T2013.700.025 - 1776, July 10

Warrant from Edward Carr, in the name of the governors and company of the English colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantation in New England to Warden to Town Sargent John Carr to notify the freemen to meet at the Stone School House on the third Tuesday of July, 1776 it being the quarter meeting to draw two jurymen to attend the next superior court to be held in Newport on the third Monday of September to consider how they will raise money to ...

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Image of T2013.700.026 - 1776, September 20

T2013.700.026 - 1776, September 20

Warrant from Edward Carr, in the name of the governors and company of the English colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantation in New England to Warden to Town Sargent John Carr to notify the freemen to meet at the Stone School House on September 24, 1776 to decide in what manner they will make their proportion of men which is six men in every hundred of the males in each town in this state of sixteen years of age and older numbered in the las ...

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Image of T2013.700.027 - 1776, October 11

T2013.700.027 - 1776, October 11

Warrant from Edward Carr, in the name of the governors and company of the English colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantation in New England to Warden to Town Sargent John Carr to notify the freemen to meet at the Stone School House on October 15, 1776 to draw two jurymen to attend the next inferior court of common pleas and general session of the peace to be held in Newport on the third Monday of November and to do any other business as nece ...

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Image of T2013.700.028 - 1780, August 26

T2013.700.028 - 1780, August 26

To the town Sargent or either of the constables of the town. In the name of the governors and company of the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantation, you are required notify the freemen to meet at the home of Samuel Potter on Tuesday afternoon next , August 29, 1780 to choose two qualified men for deputies to represent the town in the next general assembly to be held in the State of Rhode Island in October and to consider the manner in w ...

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Image of T2013.700.029 - 1780, December 23

T2013.700.029 - 1780, December 23

To the town Sargent or either of the constables of the town. George Tew, a member of the Jamestown Town Council informed Benjamin Underwood, Town Clerk, that by order of the council, three children of Sylvester Fowler were removed on the 22nd day of December and brought to George Tew's house. As there was no full council meeting, the town sargent is directed in the name of the governors and company of the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plan ...

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Image of T2013.700.030 - 1780, October 12

T2013.700.030 - 1780, October 12

To the town Sargent or either of the constables of the town. From Benjamin Underwood, Town Clerk, to warn the freemen to appear at the house of Samuel Potter on the third Tuesday, October 17, 1780 to draw one grand and one petit juror to serve at the next Court of Common Pleas and general court of sessions of the Peace to be held in Newport on the third Monday of November and to do any other business necessary. Verso: Warrant to call meeting O ...

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Image of T2013.700.031 - 1781, January 11

T2013.700.031 - 1781, January 11

To the town Sargent or either of the constables of the town. From Benjamin Underwood, Town Clerk, to warn the freemen to appear at the house of Samuel Potter on the third Tuesday, January 16, 1781 to draw one grand and one petit juror to serve at the next March in the Superior Court of the county of Newport and to raise money to pay the town debts and to do any other business necessary. Verso: Warrant to the town January 16, 1781. by the vir ...

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Image of T2013.700.032 - 1781, August 23

T2013.700.032 - 1781, August 23

To Town Sargent John Carr From Benjamin Underwood, Town Clerk, to warn the freemen to appear at the house of Charles Hull on the last Tuesday, August 28, 1781 to choose two men to represent the town in the next General Assembly to be held on the last Wednesday in October next and to do any other business necessary. Verso: Warrant to the town August 28, 1781. by the virtue of this warrant, I warned all the freemen of the town to meet at the s ...

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Image of T2013.700.033 - 1784, November 2

T2013.700.033 - 1784, November 2

To Town Sargent Isaac Carr From John Eldred, Warden, to warn the freemen to appear at the house of Gershom Remington on November 6, 1784 to consult on levying the state tax and to hear the result of the petition to the general assembly concerning the tax and to do any other business necessary. Verso: Warrant to the town November 2, 1784. by the virtue of this warrant, I warned all the freemen of the town to meet at the said place and time app ...

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