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When the Court considered the matter on August 11, 1714, it ordered Banfild to be brought before it, “which order the Sheriff refused to obay.” Irritated, the Court told the Sherriff to have before it the next day not only Banfild “in safe custody,” but also the Justices of the Peace who had committed him to prison, and the Selectmen complained of.

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