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From: Mary Stewart Kyritsis <>
Subject: Re: Warning Outs
Date: Wed, 04 Feb 1998 11:33:27 +0200


> Lewis Gregory Jr. wrote:
> >
> > 1st part of warning outs in Boston, Massachusetts, If you use
> Boltons
> > book Scotch Irish Pioneers for a reference to most these people you
> can
> > find when adn what ship they came on.
>
> Sorry, what were "warning outs" and what were the grounds?
> Edward Andrews
>
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>

Hello Edward. As I understand it, warning outs were issued mainly to
people who were too poor to maintain themselves, or to people whose
religion was 'suspect' (Quakers and the like) and simply meant they had
to get out of town.

Best regards,
Mary in Greece

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