own of Charlestown brought a suit against Governor Cradock's agent for obstructing the river with a ollow the suit at the Quarter Court against Mr. Cradock's agent, for stopping up Mistick river withCourt next, to witness to the concerning of Mr. Cradock's bridge.
No mention is made of this suig that this old structure was the work of Governor Cradock's agent in those early days.
It is prohough Mistick bridge was first commenced by Mr. Cradock as a private enterprise, yet it so commendetself to the Court as a public benefit that Mr. Cradock was reimbursed for what he had previously ding Mistick bridge, was not satisfactory to Mr. Cradock's agent, as will be shown by the following the petition of Nic. Davidson in behalf of Mr. Cradock for the repairing and maintaining of Misticgly hath been done.
That the troubles of Mr. Cradock's agent in regard to a safe and convenient ented by Mr. Nicholas Davidson in behalf of Mr. Cradock, in reference to Mistick bridge, it is orde[3 more...]
iend, and also Wade's Landing.
Charlestown laid out a way from this landing to its woodlots, on the northerly line of Mr. Cradock's farm, the southerly end of this way being at or near the present location of Cross street. It has been said that Chn derived, it is certain that they were not so clearly defined as to put them beyond controversy.
It is probable that Mr. Cradock's agent did not object when Charlestown first laid out or used these ways, but when the estate passed out of the hands of Mr. Cradock's heirs the new owners were disposed to question that town's rights, both to the landing and the ways.
Charlestown records say that the highway was turned that led up to the rocks in Charlestown woodlots, north of Mistick river and this name suggest the source of the name of Marble brook?
Marble must have been a tenant of Mr. Collins (possibly of Mr. Cradock also), and no doubt occupied the lands upon the borders of the brook.
There was a landing at Wilson's point (Wellin