towns of Woburn, Reading, and Malden, shall each pay to the said surveyors, three pounds in money, and the town of Medford thirty shillings in money.
July 5, 714. The Court upon the appearance of the several towns to answer to the matter of Mistick bridge, appoint a committee to view the same, and consider how and in what way it may be repaired out of hand, that it may be safe for his Majesties subjects, and to make their report at an adjourned meeting of the court, to be held on the 13th day of July.
On the day above mentioned the Committee report, That the bridge is not passable till some string pieces be put on for safety for the present, and that it be new built as soon as possible.
The Court accepted the report and appointed John Bradshaw and Aaron Cleveland to provide timber and wood, and when they have done the work, to lay the cost and charges thereof before the Court.
June 16, 1715. The Court pursuant to their late order, apportioning the building of Mistick bridge,