Jedidiah Jewitts Will 250 Justice Thomas Hales Legacy
The Parish in ye Precinct of Rowley having pass’d a
vote on Dec. 5. 1728. To Invite Mr Jedidiah Jewet, to
come and preach unto them: after some Time, The Church
In sd Precinct, Did convene at ye meeting house in Sd Precinct,
And after prayer to God for his presence, Leave, & Assistance
passed the following Vote vizt Janry 21, 1728/9
The Vote proposed to sd Church vizt
Whether you do now actually chuse & call
Mr Jedidiah Jewet to the Ministerial Office of
a Pastor over you, with Convenient speed
to be settled Therein? This vote passed
In ye Affirmative. nemine contradicente.
And the abovesaid Call was accepted by the Sd Jedidiah
Justice Thomas Hale of Rowley Esqr
his Legacy left to the Church in Rowley
in his Last Will. Vera Copia.
I see cause to Leave fifty pounds in the
hands of the Church of Christ here in Rowley
which they shall have after my wives
Decease, to Lett out; and my Will is,
That the Principal should allwayes
Remaine Good, and that the Interest
should be disposed of by them for the
Reliefe of the poor Brethren of the
Mr Noble installed as I think Ano. Dom. 1762, in Dec.
And Mr. Noyes in Jan. or Febr. 1763 1.day
 “No one objecting.”
 Entries in the handwriting of Jedediah Jewet recommence.
 “A true copy.”