The First Century of the History of Springfield: The Official Records from 1636 to 1736, with an Historical Review and Biographical Mention of the Founders, Volume 2

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Page 569 - Schoole viz : 40 acres at the least or 60 acres at the most." p. 92. 1 Jan. 1645 — " The sd Inhabitants takeing into Consideration the great necesitie of prouiding some means for the Education of the youth in or sd Town did with an vnanimous consent declare by voate their willingness to promote that worke promising to put too their hands to prouide maintenance for a Free Schoole in our said Towne.
Page 100 - And wee hope the Corte will see cause to Order them to be a Township & that they through the favor of God may grow up into a comfortable Society...
Page 569 - ... great necesities of providing some means for the Education of the youth in or sd Towne did with an unanimous consent declare by voate their willingness to promote that worke promising to put too their hands to provide maintenance for a Free Schoole in our said Towne.
Page 553 - Springfield in 1645, fr which the town agreed to give him "four score pounds." He was chosen on the first Board of Selectmen and served seventeen years. He was elected a Deputy to the General Court in 1688, serving one year.
Page 623 - To the children of my daughter Margaret Davis, of Boston in New England, deceased, videlicet unto Thomas, Benjamin and William Davis, ten pounds apiece to be paid by my son Mr Henry Smith. To my son Master John Pynchon, of Springfield in New England (a sum) out of the bond which he owes me of one hundred and six pounds, dated 15 April 1654. Whereas my son Mr. Henry Smith hath promise to pay unto me his debts which have been...
Page 108 - Square graunted to Westfeild by the Honnord Genii Corte have attended the said Work and therefore doe hereby declare how Their said quantity of land shall lye, that is to say the said quantity of land is laid out to them five mile broad at ye Northerly end thereof extending from a pine tree marked at ye...
Page 553 - Md., in which under certain contingencies he deeded lands to 'my nephews Timothy and Thomas Cooper, both of Springfield in New England. ' Captain Slye may have married a sister of Lieut. Thomas Cooper. If not, then Thomas's wife was a Slye.
Page 584 - ... months after my decease. I also give and bequeath the sum of four pounds to be paid towards the charges of fetching of the said legacies, given as aforesaid unto my said brother Henry and his children, they being now, as I am informed, in the parts beyond the seas called New England. I give and bequeath to my said Cousin Perrie, my said brother Henry's daughter, the sum of ten pounds, to be paid within six months after my decease.
Page 638 - To my daughter Rebecca Lee, five shillings. To my son Elisha Smith five shillings. To my daughter Elizabeth Smith, not yet disposed of in marriage, I do give fifty pounds, to be paid at the time of her marriage, if she survive after her mother. I do, out of that dear and tender love I bear unto my beloved wife Mrs. Anna Smith, give and bequeath all and singular my goods, chattels, leases, debts, ready money, plate, rings, household stuff, apparel, brass...
Page 415 - At a meeting of the Freeholders & other Inhabitants of the Town...

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