The Early Records of the Town of Providence--Index, Containing Also a Summary of the Contents of the Volumes and an Appendix of Documented Research Data to Date on Providence and Other Early Seventeenth Century Rhode Island Volume 2

The Early Records of the Town of Providence--Index, Containing Also a Summary of the Contents of the Volumes and an Appendix of Documented Research Data to Date on Providence and Other Early Seventeenth Century Rhode Island Volume 2

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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. 1893 edition. Excerpt: ...out to him aparcell of Meddow being about an aker lying to ye Southward on Steephen Northup his share of Meddoe in part of a share Ordered y' Good: Morie haue a house Lot layd out to him upon ye hill ower against mr Rob: Williams his Meddow 87 Ordered y Dan: C ck his bill is answered a graun parcell of land adioneing to his nd in ye great Swamp & so to goe to ye upper end of ye Swamp Ordered y' Steephen Northup haue a home Lot Layd out to him ower against Christopher Smith his Lot. Ordered y' Vallentine Whitman have a house Lot layd out to him on ye other side adioineing to ye landgraunted to Rog: Moorie. Ordered y' ye former Towne Law that restraineth men from selling of win or Liquors to ye Jndians by wholesale is by this towne Court repealed At a Towne meeteing ye 2nd October 1656 Mr Tho: Harris Moderat r Chosen for Jurie men & Commissio are Mr Roger Williams Mr Thomas Olnie senior Mr Waterman Mr Nickolas Power Mr Tho: Robertes Tho: Harris three whereof are to serue allso as jurie men Viz Nickolas Power Rich: Waterman Thos Harris The Towne order y' those Jnhabitants shall haue a cell of land against theire Lots 861 At a quarter Court held ye 27th Octo: 1656 Mr ffield Moderatr Ordered y' ye two Haywards Chosen for this last yeare shall viewe ye fences of ye severall fields belonging to this Towne & give notice to ye owners of ye fence where it shall be found insufficient y' theire fences be comp/etely set up at or before ye 10th of March. Ordered y' y law inforceing to ye yoakeing & wringing of Swine in this Towne be & is By this Court abrogated Ordered y' if on ye quarter Days Company apear not according to a former Law y' such as meete may proceede to act Ordered y' Epenitus Olnie shall haue a house Lot layd out to him at...show more

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  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 104g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236496124
  • 9781236496126