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s appointed assisting water-serjeant at Newcastle, Eng., and sworn June 23, 1657.—Brand's History of Newcastle, II. p. 24. His mother Elizabeth Cutter, widow, and brother Richard Cutter, cooper, both settled in Cambridge, and his sister Barbara Cutter married Mr. Elijah Corlet, the memorable old school-master in Cambridge. The brother Richard Cutter had many descendants here, but William probably left no posterity. Richard Cutter had four acres land in the Menotomy neighborhood, bounded John Brewer east, William Towne west, Charlestown line north, and Common south, in 1645. Mention is made of the Menotomy Bridge and Menotomy River in the Proprietors' Records, in 1642. William Patten was an early resident of Cambridge, who agreed to take charge of a part of the town herd of cattle, and resided on the easterly side of North Avenue (in the present Cambridge), opposite the Common.—Paige. Some of his descendants have resided in the Menotomy precinct. 1638 A road was laid ou
stown.—See Frothingham's Siege of Boston, 111-113. Sketches of both these men are given in the Genealogies. E. Russell's Salem Gazette, under date of May 5, 1775, reports them missing—supposed to be on board one of the men of war. A Journal kept during the Time that Boston was Shut up in 1775-6, by Timothy Newell, Esq., one of the Selectmen of the Town (see Mass. Hist. Coll., vol. i., fourth series, p. 262), contains the following, under date of June 6, 1775: Mr. John Peck, Mr. Frost, Mr. Brewer, and sundry others, discharged from on board the Admiral, in exchange of prisoners, viz. Major Dunbar, Capt. Gould, and a number of wounded soldiers. Smith's Address contains very full particulars of the doings in Menotomy during the retreat of the British. Two incidents of the conflict as they continued their retreat below Cooper's Tavern are here reproduced from that work:— Edward Hall, 1st. Lieut. of the Royal 43d Regiment, was wounded in the arm at Concord, and was brought d<
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