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Indictment of Gerrard Slye, 1698 June 2.

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Scandalous and malitious words Speeches and Writings of and Concerning ye Said Governr at Sundry other times to ye Jurors Unknowne the Said Gerrard by Writing and Speaking did falsely advisedly & malitiously Promulge Speake and Utter Endeavouring thereby to Create in his Majties good Subjects of this Province inhabitting therein Undr ye Government of ye sd Governr and Divers Merchants & Marriners trading into ye Same A hatred dislike and Contempt of his Majties said Governr and to Stir up Comocons and troubles in the sd Province and to Lessen ye trade of ye Same agt and in Contempt of his Sacred Majties peace his Crowne and Dignity and Contrary to ye tenor of ye Said Act of Assembly in Such Cases made and Provided

Plater. Attry Genrll Capt. Samll Phillips Capt Hen: Munday Capt Jno. Perry

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