Certification of the Selectmen of Dorchester regarding the Petition of Mary Plimton
These may certify, that we the subscribers, Selectmen of the Town of Dorchester, have by Inquiry had certain intelligence, that the above-mentioned Indian woman was sick at the house of the above named Mary Plimpton the time mentioned in her account and died there, and was supported and nursed by the said Mary Plimpton, and by her buried in Dorchester Burying-place.
Dorchester, February 22, 1747
Certification: We have inquired of some of the ancient Indians concerning the above-mentioned Sarah Quill, who say she was born and brought up in the Town of Sandwich but often travelled into these parts. Robert Spur, James Blake, Thomas Wiswell, Thomas Bird, Richard Hall, Selectmen
Dorchester, May 11, 1748