The Register Book of the Lands and Houses in the "New Towne" and the Town of Cambridge; With the Records of the Proprietors of the Common Lands, Being the Records Generally Called "The Proprietors' Records" [1634-1829]

The Register Book of the Lands and Houses in the "New Towne" and the Town of Cambridge; With the Records of the Proprietors of the Common Lands, Being the Records Generally Called "The Proprietors' Records" [1634-1829]

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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. 1896 edition. Excerpt: ...the Town to the school Masters, they made sale of a par-cell of land lying among the farmes being all the Cofnon land lying between a lott of John Marrett & Phillip Cookes Farme being the whole of Cofnon land in ye place being Bounded wth said Maretts land Northweft wt! oburn line North Eaft; wth said Philip Cookes Farme South East & wth that Called the Churches Farme South Weft w-h land was Sold unto Amos Marrett on Consideration of his paying five pounds six shillings in Money for the Same wch was accordingly paid to satisfaction: September the 24: 1695 Att a publick meeting of the proprietors of this Town of Cambridge orderly warned It was defired there Should be Some perfons Chofen to Lay claime unto any prcells of Land that did, as they apprehend belong to the Town, and is thought to be encroached by Some Severall perfons, and there was then chofen John Jackfon, Joseph Winfhip and Jacob.(Ems-den or any two of them to Lay claime, to said prcells of Land that doe belong to the proprietors of this townc on behalfe the Town and to profecut the Same to Effect: and also voted that the proprietors of the Cofnon Land of said Town of Cambridge, do bear the charges that the Said John Jackfon, Joseph Winfhip, Jacob yEmfden, the Cofnittee then Chosen, shall be att in their Claiming, Recovering, the proprietors Rights aforefaid: September the 24"" 1695 The Select men then viewing the high way on the South Side of the River and finding that Gerfhom Davis had taken in a small pcell of Land by Mr Angiers farme did acknowledg it to be the Towns Land, and did pay one Shilling for the benifitt he had by it this year Novembr the 19th: 1695 Att a Town Meeting of the proprietors: was then put to vote that the Land that is possesed by Samuel Bull Ordered him...show more

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  • Paperback | 126 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 7mm | 240g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236667301
  • 9781236667304