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. who removed from Watertown to Lancaster in 1665, was killed at the same place by Indians. September 1st, the Indians fell upon Deerfield, and the next day upon Northfield. While the Indians were slaying and burning at the latter town, Captain Richard Beers, Captain Richard Beers was an original proprietor, admitted Freeman March 16, 1636-7: Selectman most of the time from 1644 to 1675; Representative thirteen years, 1663-75. He was a grantee of seven lots, including twenty-five acres inCaptain Richard Beers was an original proprietor, admitted Freeman March 16, 1636-7: Selectman most of the time from 1644 to 1675; Representative thirteen years, 1663-75. He was a grantee of seven lots, including twenty-five acres in 1st Great Dividend. His homestall was near Fresh Pond. He also purchased another on the south side of Mount Auburn Street, west of the old burying ground. He was for many years a licensed innholder.—Bond. of Watertown, was making ready to come to its relief. He and Captain Lothrop had been sent to Brookfield with their companies, from Boston, August 7th. On the 4th of September, as he drew near the town, still ignorant of the attack that had been made upon it, he was ambushed and himself
ter, 61. Ballots, first elections held by, 34. Banks, Hon. N. P., residence of, 88. Bars: boiled, 14; exchanged for bisket-cake, 14. Basse and other fish, 100,000 taken at Watertown wear, 21. Bastable, 10 n. 1. Bearers at funerals, 72. Beaver Brook named by Gov. Winthrop, 26; and its branches, 26-27; source of, 27; once four rods wide, 83; mouth of changed, 97. Beaver Brook plowlands, 51; allotted, 53. Beaver Meadow, 27. Beavers, dams made by the, 26. Beers, Capt., Richard, and his company, ambushed, 61. Bell the first church, 112; sold to Trin Cong. Soc. of Winchester, 115. Bellingham, Richard, first deputy-governor elected by ballots, 34. Belmont separated from Waltham by Beaver Brook, 27; incorporated, 138. Better currency (a) than specie, 94. Bemis, Abraham, house of, 119. Bemis, David, and Dr. Enos Sumner erect a dam across Charles River, 125; built first grist and snuff mill in Watertown at Bemis Station, 125; Isaac, 90. Bem
re I heare none comes but myselffe, and he asks for two thousand acres there. He adds, when I shall putt up a tenement & a dame as I have herewith given order there about. This reference to an erection of a building at Shawsheen (Billerica) would show that Cradock was in the habit of providing a housing for his people, of whom there were many working for his interests, as we have shown. This is strengthened by the following affidavit in the Middlesex Court Files. The testimony of Richard Beers, Ben amin Crispe, and Garret Church in 1662 was that Mr. Thomas Mayhew lived at Mystic, alias Meadford, in the year 1636. Nicholas Davison succeeded Mayhew as Cradock's agent. Joseph Hills of Malden, in his affidavit on the same date, stated that about 1638 (not 1633, as Mr. Cushing states) Mr. Davison lived at Meadford house, who shewed me the accommodations of the farme being about to to take ye said farme and stock of him and Captaine Will Ting; and I testify that Mr Mayhew did n
Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 24., The Indians of the Mystic valley and the litigation over their land. (search)
rt of the meaning or intention of either of those Gentlemen that sett their hands to it. This is the truth as witness my hand this 15th. of December 1662. John Wilson Sen. This is owned in Court 17. 10. 62 as signed by Mr Wilson. The bound for the commencement of the Indian grant was from Mr. Mayhews house to neere Salem Affidavits of Edmund Converse, Benjamin Crisp and Joseph Hills used in Gleason v. Norton & al. in 1662 say that Davison lived in Meadford house in 1633, and Richard Beers, Benjamin Crisp and Garret Church say that Mayhew lived there in 1636. On the thirteenth of November, 1639, the squa sachem gave another deed to Jotham Gibbons for the same tract of land as follows: Middx. Deeds B. I, p. 176 Be it known unto all men by these presents that we Webcowites and the Squa Sachem of Misticke wife of the said Webcowites calling to mind and well considering the many kindnesses and benefits we have received from the hands of Captain Edward Gibons of