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 (so͞o′əl), Samuel 1652-1730.
English-born American jurist who presided over the witchcraft trials at Salem, Massachusetts (1692), for which he later offered a public apology. He is also noted as the author of an early manifesto against slavery, The Selling of Joseph (1700).
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Sew•all

(ˈsu əl)

n.
Samuel, 1652–1730, American jurist, born in England.
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When the mint-master had grown very rich, a young man, Samuel Sewall by name, came a-courting to his only daughter.
Sewall, as we must now call her--did as she was bid, like a dutiful child, without any question of the why and wherefore.
it was full to the brim of bright pine-tree shillings, fresh from the mint; and Samuel Sewall began to think that his father-in-law had got possession of all the money in the Massachusetts treasury.
"There, son Sewall!" cried the honest mint-master, resuming his seat in Grandfather's chair, "take these shillings for my daughter's portion.
As for Samuel Sewall, he afterwards became chief justice of Massachusetts.
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In July 1774, Jonathan Sewall (1729-96), attorney general of Massachusetts, met with his longtime friend John Adams (1735-1826) for what they both thought would be the last time.
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