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The writings of John Greenleaf Whittier, Volume 5. (ed. John Greenleaf Whittier), Margaret Smith's Journal (search)
Thomas called on us, and with him came also a Mr. Sewall, and the minister of the church, Mr. Richar, and besprinkled with pale, white flowers. Mr. Sewall pointed out to us the different kinds of tresked him if he ever heard the verses writ by Mr. Sewall concerning the killing of Blind Will. And was ordered to be set in the stocks; but this Mr. Sewall, Robert Pike, and my brother would by no meashe should not be whipped. August 1. Captain Sewall, R. Pike, and the minister, Mr. Richardson, at our house to-day. Captain Sewall, who lives mostly at Boston, says that a small vessel loaded themselves. Mr. Atkinson's Indian, said Captain Sewall, whom he bought of a Virginia ship-owner, . The selling of beer and strong liquors, Mr. Sewall says, hath much increased since the troublesnd. By a letter from Newbury, brought me by Mr. Sewall, who hath just returned from that place, I hMorse hath been bound for trial as a witch. Mr. Sewall tells me the woman is now in the Boston jail[5 more...]