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d as administrators to improve the estate for the good and education of his daughter Mary Cooke.—County Court Records. The supposition is that she was placed in the custody of John Fownell, of Charlestown, millwright, as guardian or agent, who, in 1655, sold thirteen acres of land, which he recovered by law from the estate of George Cooke, colonel, for the education of his daughter. Colonel Cooke's inventory, dated 8 mo. 4 da. 1652—of all the estate found in New England, of Colonel George Coos. Among other items is that of one Iron crank for the Sawmill; and one pair of Rigging and hooks. An item specifying his indebtedness unto John Fownell, of Cambridge, is mentioned. Appraisers: Henry Dunster, Thomas Danforth, Edward Goffe. In 1655 John Fownell sold to Henry Dunster, thirteen acres of the above land in Charlestown, which he recovered by law, as we have already stated; being a portion of that land, which certain inhabitants of Charlestown, in 1646, granted to Mr. Henry Dunste