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Ballantine, John (1677-1735) [Writ demanding payment from Nathaniel Coney]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02542.32.01 Author/Creator: Ballantine, John (1677-1735) Place Written: Boston, Massachusetts Type: Manuscript document signed Date: 30 September 1720 Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 32 x 19 cm.

Summary of Content: Partially printed document that orders Coney to pay a fine of seventeen pounds each to Henry Guionneau and James Leblond. Coney has paid part of his forty three pound fine, but if he can not pay the rest, orders his imprisonment. Signed by John Ballantine as clerk. Docket states that Edward Winslow has paid the required amount, and is signed by Winslow, Guionneau, and Leblond. Docket also reads "Guionneau & Leblond v. Coney."

Background Information: John Ballantine held many political positions in Boston, including being a member in the Massachusetts House of Representatives.

People: Ballantine, John, 1677-1735

Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: PrisonerLawFinanceDebtAmerican Statesmen

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