Watertown Records: The first and second books of town proceedings, with the land grants and possessions, and the first book and supplement of births, deaths and marriages

Front Cover
Historical Society, 1894 - Land grants
0 Reviews
 

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Selected pages

Common terms and phrases

Popular passages

Page xii - Agreed by the consent of the freemen (in consideration there be too many inhabitants in the Towne, & the Towne thereby in danger to be ruinated) that no forrainer comming into the Towne, or any family arising among ourselves shall have any benefit either of Commonage or Land undivided, but what they shall purchase...
Page 180 - At a meeting of the proprietors of the common and undivided lands in Cambridge, in 1769, "all the common lands, belonging to the proprietors, fronting the college, commonly called the Town Commons, not heretofore granted or allotted to any particular person, or for any special or particular use...
Page 154 - ... Derryfield in Said County, Greeting You are Hereby Required in the name of the Goverment & people of the State of New Hampshire to Warn all the Inhabitants of the Town of Derryfield Qualified by Law to Vote in Town Meeting that they Meet at the Meeting House in Said Derryfield Upon Moday the Second Day of June next at three of the Clock in the after noon then and there at the Request of Sixteen of the Inhabitants of Said town to act on the following perticulars (viz) 1-ly to Chouse a Moderator...
Page 158 - Dwelling house voted that the Present meeting be farther adjourned to monday the twelfth day of November Instant at four a Clock after noon at the Dwelling house of Cap...
Page 156 - ... laws made to secure our excellent constitution, and abjured by the most solemn oaths. " 2. That, in abhorrence and detestation of such vile and treasonable practices, the said several printed papers be burnt by the hands of the common hangman, at the Royal Exchange in London, on Tuesday the 12th day of this instant November, at one of the clock in the afternoon ; and that the sheriffs of London do then attend, and cause the same to be burnt there accordingly.
Page 70 - Ordered, that Simon Eire shall write a Transcript of the Lands in a booke and g*ive it to the Court.
Page 159 - ... Proprietors of the Common and undivided Land mett by an adjournment November 12th : 1750 voted that this meeting be farther adjourned to the Dwelling house of majr Daniel Heywoods in Worcester on monday the ninteenth day of November Instant at five of the Clock after noon • attests Benj* : Flagg moderator at a meeting of the Proprietors of the Common & undivided Land in Worcester by an adjournment on monday [226] the ninteenth day of November...
Page xii - Lotts granted by the freemen, deputed dispose of all the civill affaires of the Towne for one whole yeare...
Page 36 - ... William Parker the South & West with the highway & the North with Nicholas Busby. 5. Ten Acres of upland being part of a great Divident bounded the South & East with the highway the West with Nicholas Busby & the North with John Page. 6. Fifty Acres of upland being a great Divident in the 2 Division & the 22 Lott. 7. Five Acres of Meddow in the remote Meddowes & the 19 Lott. 8. A Farme of One Hundred & Nineteen Acres of upland in the 9.
Page 7 - Eire fhall write a Tranfcript of the Lands in a Booke and give it in to the Court. D. 1, (M. 12.) Ordered that all the Land not lotted...

Bibliographic information