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ighways in this section. Persons cutting down trees in swamp or upland on the side toward the town, of the Menotomy River—the Great Swamp only excepted—were liable to fine in 1647; and the same for cutting or taking away wood or timber on any land at Menotomy, on the side toward the town, of the path which goeth from the mill to Watertown (Paige, 54); the Great Swamp extended on both sides of Menotomy River (Paige, 55, note). Fence viewers were first elected for Menotomy fields in 1649 (Paige, 56). The Great Swamp lying within the bounds of Cambridge, on the east side of Fresh Pond Meadow and Menotomy Brook, was divided into allotments by vote of the town, in 1658 (Paige, 96). A lawsuit about fishing in Menotomy River, established the right of Cambridge to take fish in that river, in 1681, which privilege has remained unimpaired to the present time (Paige, 97-8). Edward Randolph, the arch-enemy of the colony, attempted to obtain possession of seven hundred acres of land
Draft of 44 men in 1863, 168 Drill Club, 158 Drowning of James Robbins, 44 Dudleian Lecture, by Rev. Mr. Cooke, 41; by Rev. Mr. Damon, 228 Earthquakes, 45, 46 Eclipse of the sun, 1757, 35, 36 Evening Sermons, 31, 46 Experience of Hannah Adams, April 19, 1775, 66, 74, 75, 185 Farm of John Adams, 1664, 9 Farms granted in Arlington and Lexington by Cambridge inhabitants, 1635, 6 Fence to secure the corn of the Indians, 1643, 6 Fenceviewers for Menotomy Fields, 1649, 9 Fielddriver for Menotomy Fields, 9 Fine for cutting trees or timber in 1647, 8 Fire Department established, 166; engines, 139, 140, 141, 143, 165 Fire on Walter Russell's estate, 155 First and second anniversary celebrations of the Battle of Lexington, 84, 86; First Congregational parish, 174; first armed resistance to British aggression as shown here, 48 Fish, act concerning, 132, 138, 139 Fishing in Menotomy River, lawsuit, &c., 9 Fiske, Rev. Thaddeus, his ordinat