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his town was made in 1636 (p. 38). In the Proprietors' Records of Cambridge-see Paige, 21-22— mention is made of the new lots next Menotomy, as early as 1638. Instance William Cutter, who had one house and garden in the town, of Mr. Santley; and had also in the new lots next Menotomy, three acres planting land; highway to Menotomy, west. William Patten had also in new lots next Menotomy, two acres planting ground at this period. William Cutter was a wine-cooper and made freeman April 18, 1637, and member of the Artillery Company in 1638. He had estates in Cambridge and Charlestown, and resided at different periods in both places (see Paige, XVI. 487, 521, and Wyman, 260); and by 1653 returned to Newcastle-upon-Tyne, in England, where he originated, and whence a letter he wrote to Mr. Henry Dunster, President of Harvard College in Cambridge in New England, in 1654, has been preserved (see Hist. Cutter Family of N. E., p. 368). He was appointed assisting water-serjeant at New