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John Cary, "Ephraim Burt and Samuel Waldron bill of costs"
This document and the one preceding (MSN/COL 2717-2) relate to the case of Ephraim Burt (or Burts) and Samuel Waldron, brought before the Court of General Sessions in Bristol County to answer a complaint of defamation lodged by Samuel Throop of Bristol. Burt and Waldron allegedly repeated a false rumor that Throop had "gott a mayd with child." The document is a bill of costs attendant to the case, written and signed by John Cary, clerk of the writs for Bristol County.