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    Circular: Unengrossed Printed Complaint for the Birth of a "Bastard Child". One page, 7.75" x 6.50", n.p., n.d. This form allowed a "single Woman" to accuse a man of "having begotten her with Child of said Bastard Child". With folds and some foxing. Near fine.

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    In part: "To the Keeper of the Gaol in said County, Greeting. . . . Whereas the said ___ now present before me, refuses to enter into a Recognizance, with sufficient Suret ___, for his personal Appearance at the next Circuit Court of Common Please . . . : You the said Keeper are hereby required to receive the said ___ into your Custody in said Gaol [jail], and him there safely to keep until he shall give Security as aforesaid, or be otherwise discharged by due Order of Law."



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    October, 2009
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