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number of houses and lots in Cambridge, of those who were about removing to Connecticut. Mr. George Cooke was chosen captain for Newtown (now Cambridge) by order of the General Court in 1637 (Paige, 43). He was. Selectman, 1638, 42, 43; Deputy or Representative, 1636, 42-45, and Speaker of the House in 1645. He was one of the earliest members of the Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company in 1638-9, and its captain in 1643; and when a similar company was incorporated in Middlesex County, May 14, 1645, he was its first captain. In 1643 the town paid him for the charge he had been at for making a fence to secure the Indians' corn (Paige, 384). This was a fence of two sufficient rails in the town line (between Cambridge and Charlestown) about half a mile in length, beginning at the outside of Cooke's land, and running out northward to meet Capt. Gibbons's fence, and enclosed the land on the west of the two great ponds, called Misticke ponds, which the Squa-Sachem reserved for her use