. 7 & 8 Will. 3, c. 22
, §2 (1696). Quotation marks supplied. Italics are JA
's. The last clause of the section is “and the other third part to the person who
shall inform and sue for the same, by bill, plaint or information, in any of his Majesty's
courts of record at Westminster
, or in any court in his Majesty's plantations, where such offense shall be committed.”
Cite web page as: Founding Families: Digital Editions of the Papers of the Winthrops and the Adamses, ed.C. James Taylor. Boston: Massachusetts Historical Society, 2015.