eposition and confessions are preserved in the files of the County Court: Urian Oakes, aged 14 yeares and upward do testifie that about 10 dayes since he and Percifall Greene being gathering up fruite in the Marshals orchard, Mr. Edw: Pelham came to them with a fowling peece in his hand and desired him to shoot a foule of Gm. Farled him to shoot yt, wch he accordingly did, and ye fowle being killed ye sd Pelham took ye coate of ye sd Urian and wrapt up the turkie in it, and sent it by Percifall Greene to Samuel Gibsons and bid him, leave it at ye said Gibsons house.
Samuel Gibson being examined do confesse yt about 10 dayes sence Percifall Greene came to Percifall Greene came to his house and brought a turkie wrapt up in a coate and left it there, and was dressed by his wife, and baked in the oven, and in the night following it was eaten by Mr. Pelham, John Wise, and Russell, studts.
etc. Goodwife Gibson his wife do confesse yt wt is above related is ye truth, and yt she suspected it not to be stoalen, b