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History of the Town of Weston, Massachusetts, 1630-1890 (1913)
Daniel S. Lamson
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Abraham Allen appointed Bemis Benjamin Bigelow Boston bridge Brooks Brown building built called Captain charge Charles chosen church clerk Colonel committee Concord continued Court Daniel Deacon died early Ebenezer elected Elisha England farm Fiske George give governor granted Harrington Hastings Henry Hill Hobbs inhabitants interesting Isaac Isaac Hobbs James John Jonas Jonathan Jones Joseph Josiah Kendal Lamson land later lived Livermore March Massachusetts mention months names Nathan Nathaniel occupied officers paid passed Peirce period persons petition precinct present probably purchased received records Regiment representative road Samuel Selectmen sent settled shillings side Smith sold taken tavern Thomas took town meeting town meeting held Train United Upham voted Warren Watertown Weston William
Page 146 - I am to be gathered unto my people : bury me with my fathers in the cave that is in the field of Ephron the Hittite, in the cave that is in the field of "Machpelah, which is before Mamre, in the land of Canaan, which Abraham bought with the field of Ephron the Hittite, for a possession of a burying-place.
Page 47 - Governor in Chief in and over his Majesty's Province of the Massachusetts Bay in New England and Vice Admiral of the same. To the Hon1'1 his Majesty's Council and House of Representatives in General Court assembled at Boston on the 2G'h day of May AD 1773.
Page 66 - Houses, but in all Things behave himself as a faithful Apprentice ought to do during the said Term.
Page 1 - ... stream, and coming from a pond a mile from the river,) Beaver Brook, because the beavers had shorn down divers great trees there, and made divers dams across the brook. Thence they went to a great rock, upon which stood a high stone, cleft in sunder, that four men might go through, which they called Adam's Chair, because the youngest of their company was Adam Winthrop. Thence they came to another brook, greater than the former, which they called Masters' Brook, because the eldest of their party...
Page 6 - Lord, resolving by his help to cleave to each other, as fellow-members of one body in brotherly love and holy watchfulness over one another, for mutual edification, and to submit ourselves to all the Holy administrations appointed by him who is the head of...
Page 66 - ... in witness whereof the said parties to these presents have hereunto interchangeably set their hands and seals, the day and year first above written.
Page 171 - January next, all moneys in the Treasury, derived from the sale of lands in the State of Maine, and from the claim of the State on the government of the United States for military services, and not otherwise appropriated, together with fifty per centum of all moneys thereafter to be received from the sale of lands in Maine, shall be appropriated to constitute a permanent Fund, for the aid and encouragement of Common Schools...