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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