oughton mill on the Charlestown side of the river.
In the year 1711 Joseph Prout sold to Jonathan Dunster, mill, mill-yard, buildings and Orchard one Acre also one and one-half acres of upland on ts is correct, it shows that while in all probability Joseph Prout built the dam, or allowed Jonathan Dunster to build it, Mr. Dunster must have the credit of building a new mill where those remains weMr. Dunster must have the credit of building a new mill where those remains were found on this land.
It is to be noted that Broughton's mill was built before he received a deed of the land from Henry Dunster.
In the year 1822, Moses Robbins, a descendant of Jonathan DunsteJonathan Dunster, deeded to Cyrus Cutter one acre of marsh land, bounded southwest on Mystic river, northeast on Deacon John Larkin, southeast on James Cutter, together with all the mill privileges if there be any b owned the other part of the acre and three-fourths of marsh land that Joseph Prout sold to Jonathan Dunster.
Mr. Brooks says, in writing of a mill a short distance below Wear bridge, the place is
years after the petition we have quoted, as shown by the following, which is a copy of the deed of Joseph Prout to Jonathan Dunster referred to by Mr. Hooper.
Middlesex Registry, Book 15, page 201.
All that his millstead lying and being on Mrchard within the bounds of Charlestowne containing one acre more or less bounding easterly, south, and westerly by said Dunster's lands and northerly on the river.
Also one acre and three quarters of Medow Land belonging thereto be it more or leton millstead must have been decadent.
By acquiring of Prout the acre and three quarters of meadow land in Medford, Jonathan Dunster, who lived opposite, by building a mill on this suitable place in Medford could supply the needs of Medford people appeal.
At an interview, he furnished us the following from the Middlesex Court File of June, 1679, in case of Prout vs. Dunster, et al.:
I Thomas Gleison aged abt. 66: years do testifie yt when I was tenant to Mr Henr Dunster wch is now nee