Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Suffolk County” in chapter 1 of Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 6.:
...iled, and in but four of them is there mention of a clock or watch, and to three of these the epithet old is attached, indicating that they were probably out of repair and useless.
The records of Suffolk County for 1699-1700 show seventy-two inventories, in but eight of which clocks or watches are mentioned.
The question may now be asked, If they had no clocks or watches, how did they keep time?
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