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Hon. Robert S. Hale, Ll.D, of Elizabethtown, N. Y. 1686 William Cutter to Edward Thomas, of Boston, agent for Mr. William Metcalfe, of Newberry in Oxfordshire in Old England, sells, or mortgages, the four acres, with house on same, the allowance for a dam, and one twelfth of a sawmill, which were formerly part of the estate of his father-in-law John Rolfe, in Cambridge; also nineteen acres, east division line Cambridge and Charlestown, north Cambridge common land, south partly by Cambridge common land and partly by land of Robert Wilson, and west by his own; together with the dwelling-house, barns, out-houses, fences, orchards, gardens, &c., pertaining to the same; with three quarters of the corn-mill, now standing on said land (the nineteen acres, &c., comprising the homestead devised to John Rolfe, Jr., in 1681); and three quarters of the house, stones, wheels, bills, and all other utensils and appurtenances, thereunto belonging; as also three acres meadow within Charlesto
as usual with every appropriation, committees were appointed to expend it. 1769 In this year a new school-house was built in the Precinct at a cost to the town of £ 50. 14. 6. 2. The Precinct's share of the town's school-money for 1769, was £ 18. 18. 11. —Paige. 1770 On May 30, 1770, occurred a casualty in the death of Lydia, wife of Nathaniel Fessenden, at the age of 19 years, who was shot awfully! The Boston Gazette for June 4, 1770, contains the following: We hear from Cambridge that last Wednesday afternoon, Mrs. Fessenden, wife of Mr. Nathaniel Fessenden of that town, was unhappily killed by the following accident, viz.: A number of persons had been shooting at marks, and after they had done went to the house of Mr. Philip Bemis, father to the unfortunate deceased, and put their guns against the house, when a lad about thirteen years old took one of the guns, not knowing it to be loaded, and snapped it at a girl in order to frighten her, when the gun went off; b
mission to Stephen Frost from the Provincial Congress, 68 Committee, of Cambridge, 2; of Safety at Menotomy, April 18 and 19, 1776, 69, 60, 65; to confer with Cambridge relative to a separate town, 113; to inspect behavior of young people in church, 34 Congregational minister of West Cambridge, right in Harvard College, 3 ning Sermons, 31, 46 Experience of Hannah Adams, April 19, 1775, 66, 74, 75, 185 Farm of John Adams, 1664, 9 Farms granted in Arlington and Lexington by Cambridge inhabitants, 1635, 6 Fence to secure the corn of the Indians, 1643, 6 Fenceviewers for Menotomy Fields, 1649, 9 Fielddriver for Menotomy Fields, 9 Fi6 School Committee, 108, 109, 121, 138, 139, 140, 142, 171, 172, 173 Schoolhouses, in the Precinct, 17, 19, 21, 22, 24, 32, 33, 41-43, 46, 73, 108, 110; in W. Cambridge, 116,122,130, 131, 137-139, 141-143, 152, 154, 156, 157, 158, 160; in Arlington, 163, 166; burned, 160, 163; in Eastern District, 122,130,143,162; in Northwest