The Annals of Sudbury, Wayland, and Maynard, Middlesex County, Massachusetts

The Annals of Sudbury, Wayland, and Maynard, Middlesex County, Massachusetts

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1891 edition. Excerpt: ...and school-house." In the appointment of committees for important business Sudbury was creditably represented. The committee chosen " to take a survey of the plantation of Hassanamisco, and find out and stake the centre plot of the plantation," were Captain Brigham, of Marlboro', John Hunt, of Concord, and Richard Taylor, of Sudbury. Jan. 16, 1734, it was voted that Col. John Chandler, of Concord, and Jonathan Rice, of Sudbury, should be "a committee to make Hassanamisco a town." In the work of securing church privileges and a meeting-house for the inhabitants of the west side of Sudbury, at the place called Rocky Plain, the indications are that the Northwest District had an important influence. After the first petition sent to the General Court, which petition has been noticed and given, a committee was appointed at a town-meeting to protest against the west side petition. After hearing both the petition and remonstrance, the committee returned a report, May 13, 1708, which was in substance that they considered "the thing was necessary to be done, but their opinion is that now, by reason of the grievous times, not so convenient." But the petitioners were not to be baffled by an answer like this. Accordingly, again they presented their case by another petition, dated May 26,1708-9. This second petition sets forth the case thus: "The Humble Petition of Several of the Inhabitants of the town of Sudbury, on the weet aide of the River. "To Court session assembled May 26'- 17(%showeth that your Petitioners lately by their Petition to the Great ami General Assembly, represented the hardships A Difficulties they Labored when by reason of their distance from the meeting house and the difficulty of getting...
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  • Paperback | 160 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 299g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236547985
  • 9781236547989