Mr. Hooper was present and witnessed the ceremony.
The turf that covered the reservoir embankment came from land near the Second beach and reimbursed the owner of the land for his purchase thereof. [Ed.] After Mystic pond was abandoned as a water supply this reservoir fell into disuse.
It is now used as a part of the water supply system of the Metropolitan Water Works.
Across this pasture was located the Middlesex Canal, thirty feet in width and four feet deep.
Chartered June 22, 1793, discontinued 1852.
The Boston and Lowell Railroad location also runs across this pasture.
Chartered June 5, 1830.
This paper is mostly extracts from papers previously prepared and read before the Society, but it was deemed expedient to embody all extracts relating to the subject in one paper in order to more fully explain the annexed maps.
The lines of several lots were difficult to locate.
The central lots are fairly accurate; some of those on the westerly side of the pasture n