Book #69392
Indictment of Ebenezer Hodges for Unlawful Gaming, Billerica, 1746. Manuscript, Massachusetts.
Indictment of Ebenezer Hodges for Unlawful Gaming, Billerica, 1746

Indictment of Ebenezer Hodges for Unlawful Gaming, Billerica, 1746

1746 Massachusetts Court Document Indicting an Innkeeper for Illegal Gaming [Manuscript]. [Massachusetts]. [Indictment of Ebenezer Hodges for Sponsoring Unlawful Gaming in His Inn]. [Billerica, MA, March 2, 1746. Single 5-3/4" x 6"-1/2" leaf, untrimmed edges, docketed on verso. Horizontal fold lines, light toning, content in neat, legible hand. $1,250. * This indictment (presentment) charges that Hodges, an innkeeper in Norton, Massachusetts, sponsored "card-playing and other unlawfull games" for "several sundry persons...on our about the 22nd Day of December last past." A note in the lower margin of the document states: "Not Guilty." The docket on the verso reads: "Mr Hodges presentment at March Court 1746").

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