again address the court.
Meadford June 17, 1691, Whereas we are destitute of a Public House of Entertainment for strangers &c. and Mr. Thomas Willis proffering to supply said defect, the Selectmen of Meadford do allow of his proffer accounting him a fitting man for that purpose.
Nath. Wade. Stephen Willis.
Selectmen of Meadford.
The court granted Mr. Willis a license.
Again in the year 1692 the selectmen addressed the court.
To the Hon. Justices of the Peace at the Sessions holden 19th. July instant in Charlestown, by the virtue of a warrant from Mr. Samuel Phipps, Clerk, dated July 7. 1692 the Selectmen doe approve of Mr. Thomas Willis and judge him a meet person to be licensed to retail beer, Ale, Rum, Syder &c. and to keep a House of Public Entertainment for the use of the town and strangers dated 18 day of July 1692.
from your Worships humble servants, Nath. Wade, Stephen Willis, John Whitmore, Selectmen of Meadford.
Mr. Willis was again granted a license.
The next year
s found at City Hall, Medford, 1905.
Medford, July 10th, 1780.
We the Subscribers doe Severally Inlist ourselves as Soldiers for the Town of Medford and Severally Promise to March to Clovorack or elsewhere and Join the Army and Doe Duty for the Term of three Months Five Thousand Dollars Each After our Arrivell There as Witness our hands
250 Dollars & Shoes 130Dos（1000）334, HattIsaac Green
（1000）500 HattJeremiah Stewart
Felt 100Do 300Do1000Peter Connary
Note 300010001000Joseph Willson
Note 30001300（700）Francis Cutter
150 Stockg & Hatt1000DoNathaniel Peirce
Medford May 27, 1779
Recvd of Benj Hall Ebenr Hall Selectmen of Medford Forty five Pounds for which I Promise to Duty as a Soldier in Tivertown or Else where Untill the first Day of July Next for th