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the land on the west of the two great ponds, called Misticke ponds, which the Squa-Sachem reserved for her use during her life from sale of lands to the towns of Charlestown and Cambridge, for the Indians to plant and hunt upon; extending, in Charlestown limits, from the south side of Mr. Nowell's lot, near the upper end of the ponds, to the brook from Cooke's mill. The reversion of this Indian reservation, together with the said ponds, was conveyed by the Squa-Sachem to Jotham Gibbons. In 1662 it was possessed and improved by Thomas Gleison of Charlestown, and the inhabitants of Charlestown had proceeded to lay claim to it. See Paige, 382—84; Wymat, 203, 283, 406,411; Midd. Registry, i. 173, 4, 5, 6; II. l; &c. In 1643 Capt. George Cooke was one of the Commissioners—three in number—and Commander-in-chief of the military force—forty men—comprising the guard to attend them, who were sent on an expedition to Rhode Island with authority and order to apprehend Samuel Gorton and hi