erse's property was attached June 7, 1670 (the next year after his brother's death), as security for Josiah's appearance at the county court, June 24, 1670.
The witnesses for Collins were all Medford citizens—John G. Wiggin, Daniel Markham, Joseph Blanchard, and two negro servants or slaves belonging to Collins named Francis and Fortune.
Wiggin testified that he perfectly knows her to be the same mare he once bought of Mr. Collins notwithstanding shee is disguised by the clipping of her mane, ollins after Collins sold her to Wiggin, and Wiggin to the witness, Daniel Markham.
Markham also testified that the mare had her colt after he sold her back to Collins, and that he branded the mare with an M when she was in his possession.
Joseph Blanchard testified, that having occasion to go to Josiah Convars mill, and accidently going by his yard he did see a mare and colt which he knew to belong to Mr. Collins shee having been bred upon his father's farm and is the very mare and colt now