ts, and to make their report at an adjourned meeting of the court, to be held on the 13th day of July.
On the day above mentioned the Committee report, That the bridge is not passable till some string pieces be put on for safety for the present, and that it be new built as soon as possible.
The Court accepted the report and appointed John Bradshaw and Aaron Cleveland to provide timber and wood, and when they have done the work, to lay the cost and charges thereof before the Court.
June 16, 1715. The Court pursuant to their late order, apportioning the building of Mistick bridge, amounting to 135 pounds and three shillings. The Court order the same to be paid by the respective towns of Charlestown, Medford, Maiden, Woburn, and Reading, Charlestown to pay to Aaron Cleveland sixty-four pounds and fourteen shillings, and Medford, Malden, Woburn and Reading to pay to John Bradshaw seventeen pounds twelve shillings and three pence each, and that an order be issued that the several s