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Notre Dame Bay ~ Twillingate

Murder Trial 1768

Transcribed by NATALIE HYDE, March 2001. While I have endeavored to be as correct as humanly possible, there could be some typographical errors.

By His Excellency Hugh Pallisser
etc.etc.

Evidence Subpoeníd
to appear on your Tryal
of Jeffery Tizard at
St. Johnís

John EASTON
George MARSH
Thomas CROTTEY
Richard GROVES
Thomas COLE
William BROWN
John ROSE
- RANDAL

-summoníd by desire of the Prisoner
William HALL

To Paul DUKES of Twilingate. You are hereby commanded in the Kings Name (all business being laid aside, and all excuses whatever ceasing) in your proper Person, to appear before the Commissioners of Ayer and Terminer, Commissioníd to try Capital Offences in Newfoundland, at the general assvies (?) to be holden at St. Johnís in the Month of October next, to give evidence on the third day of the said Month, upon the Tryal of Jeffery Tizard, charged with the Murther of Benjamin Odle; of this you are not to fail at your Peril.

Given under my hand and Seal
at St. Johnís Newfoundland
18th August 1768
By order of His Excellency
John Horsnaill
Hugh Pallisser

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