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Examining the 17th century through the documents of the Delaware Public Archives

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1690 - Proclamation for suppressing cursing


The Justices Signed & sealed the usuall attests for them to signe & seale A proclamation for the suppressing of Cursing & swareing was Likewise Read After w[hi]ch the Court proseeded to the dockit


RG 4000.000 Sussex County Court Record Book, page 341.

Transcript from: Craig W. Horle, ed., Records of the Courts of Sussex County Delaware, 1677-1710, (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1991), pp. 671-672.