BRADFORD, SEPT. 2, 1774.
"N. B. The above I can attest to. It may be observed, that the tavern whither they took me is about two miles from my house. After I had paid what they demanded, then I had to return to my poor fatherless children, through the snow, on foot, in the dead of the night, exposed to the severity of the cold." -- (MK)
1 i. e., Legal Money.
[From Alvah Hovey, The Life and Times of Isaac Backus, 1858; rpt. 1991, pp. 28-29, 184-185. -- jrd]
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