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Charles A. Nelson , A. M., Waltham, past, present and its industries, with an historical sketch of Watertown from its settlement in 1630 to the incorporation of Waltham, January 15, 1739. 6 0 Browse Search
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thought himself how he could obtain the like for himself. But the new comers were very careful to prevent the Indians from obtaining arms, and had made rules to that effect. The wily sagamore, however, prevailed upon a farm servant, named Tim Hawkins, to supply his want. They met by appointment on Prospect Hill, where a bargain was made. The Indian received an old fire-lock, a horn of powder, and some bullets, in return for three beaver-skins. Within a week Cutstomach was seen in possession of a gun, and some of his company acknowledged that he had obtained it of Hawkins. Tim was accordingly taken before the magistrate. The misdemeanor was proven, and he was publicly whipped at the whipping-post beside the block-house, and branded on the cheek with a hot iron. The skins were returned, and the fire-lock was taken from the Indian. Colby's Notes. In less than two years after the extermination of the Pequots, forty-four years before William Penn founded Philadelphia, and
m (Eng.)from Edward the Confessor, 67. Harrington: Amos, 87; once the richest man in town, 88 n. 1; Benjamin, 93; Josiah, 71; Samuel, 96. Harrington, George, killed. 61. Harrington, Robert, bought half of Oldham Farm, 39, 61 n. 6. Harrington Tavern, 88. Hartford first called Newtown, 35 n. 1, 40; Dutch fort at, 35; 42. Harvard College, 44 n. 3, 49, 58 n. 1, 77, 117, 119, 123. Harvests, scanty, 33. Hastings, Lt., Eliphalet, and others indicted for riot, 105; Joseph, 70 Hawkins, Tim, whipped and branded, 60. Hay of Mr. Phillips and others burnt, 17. Hay-scales, lofty, 84. Haynes, John, first Governor elected by ballots, 34. Hell's mouth, poor-house of 1750 at, 96. Hemp, better than the English, grows at the Connecticut, 35. Henry I., 67; II., 67; III.; 68. Herrington, Timothy, first schoolmaster, 71. Hewes, Joshua, gravestone found, 50. Higginson, Francis, minister for first colonists, 11; arrives at Salem, 11; ordained as teacher at Salem,