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Document Name: Andrew Cole petition

Author: Andrew Cole
Date: May 8, 1750
Place: Swansea, Massachusetts
Endorsement(s): None

Abstract: A document written and signed by Andrew Cole, petitioning the Swansea board of selectmen for aid in caring for Elisabeth Bushe, a poor woman staying at Cole's house. Cole reports that Bushe is sick "and not likely to Gitt well in any little time if Ever. Although she hath been Docktered a burdane which hath Been a great charg."

Physical Description: Ink on paper; 1 page (5 x 20 cm.) on 1 sheet.

Number: MSN/COL 2718-26

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