Good old Dorchester: A narrative history of the town, 1630-1893 (Google eBook)

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1891 - History - 496 pages
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Page 110 - way for the use and benefit of the inhabitants of the town of Dorchester," which in later years became Creek Street, running east from Pleasant Street, opposite the house of Samuel Downer.

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