Summons of Caleb Watson

New England, by his Excellency Joseph Dudley, Esq.

Whereas, by virtue of Her Majesty’s commission under the Great Seal of England directed to myself and several others therein named,  a court is appointed to be held at Stonington within her Majesty’s Colony of Connecticut in New England upon Thursday, the twenty third of August next, to make enquiry into the complaints of Owaneco Uncas and the Mohegan Indians of violence, wrong, and injury done them by taking away and depriving them of their lands, and to determine thereupon according unto justice and equity, etc.  And information and complaint being made that the persons hereunder named, have entered into settled upon, laid out, and improve the said Indian lands in the several parts, viz., Caleb Watson.

These are to notify the several persons above named of the time and place appointed as above for holding

the said court.  And in her Majesty’s name to summon and require them respectively then and there to attend their concerns accordingly.

Given under my hand at Boston the July 30, 1705 in the fourth year of Her Majesty’s reign,

Joseph Dudley

            Notation:          Copy of Mr. Watson’s summons 1705.

Cataloguing:    62, 76