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Collection Reference Number GLC01450.204.03
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1700-1753 
Title Case of Moorey v. Jonah Simon
Date 22 June 1702
Author Leonard, Thomas (fl. 1702)  
Document Type Legal document
Content Description Justice of the Peace Leonard orders the sheriff of Bristol to attach the goods and person of Jonah Simon. Simon had failed to reimburse Nicholas Moorey 35 shillings for care he rendered to Simon when Simon was sick. Written in the margin of the court order: "Jonah Simon Indian being called three times after eleven of the clock and not appearing, judgment was entered up against him upon default [illegible] payment of 35 s. money & cost of court."
Subjects Law  American Indian History  Finance  Health and Medical  
Place written Bristol, Massachusetts
Theme Law; Native Americans; Health & Medicine
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859