Records Relating to the Early History of Boston Volume 2

Records Relating to the Early History of Boston Volume 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1881 edition. Excerpt: ...and Mr. Glover to sett up a pump and to repayre the well. Itt is ordered that in case any of the neighbours refuse to contribute to the charge of the sayd pump and well, itt shall bee in the power of those that have disbursed monjxs for the same, to deny any others fetching water att the pump. Derman Mahoone is fined twenty shillings for intertaining two Irish women contrary to an order of the towne, in that case provided and is to quitt his house of them forthwith att his perill. 25: 11: 57. Att a meeting of Wm. Brenton, Tho. Marshall, Sam. Cole, Wm. Faddy, Jos Scotto, Jno. Hull, and Wm. Davis. Itt is ordered that Mr. Brenton and Ens. Hull shall view a piece of land by Mr. Raynsford's house, and to make returne of the quantity and what yearely revenue itt may yield. Mis. Addington and Rich Woody are fined each 5s. for their chimneyes firing. 139. Elizabeth Blesdale hath liberty to reside in the towne, and Wm. Beamsley is bound in a bond of twenty pounds to save the towne from any charge that may arise by her during her said residence, which is acknowledged by William Beamsleay. Richard Taylor is allowed thirty shillings for repairing the clock for his direction to ring by, and is to have five pounds per annum for the future, provided hee bee att charges to keepe a clock and to repayre itt. For as much as sundry Complaints are made that severall persons have Received hurt by boyes and young men playing at foot ball in the, streets; these are therefore to Injoyne that none be found at that game in any of the streets, Lanes, or Inclosures of this town, under the pcenalty of twenty shillings for every such offence. Whereas, much Inconvenience and burdensome charge doth arise to the Town by sundry persons in this town, by buing out more

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  • Paperback | 144 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 268g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236739175
  • 9781236739179