Ralph Sprague & Edward Converse & some others of Charlestown at which time according to the interpretation of her and her husbands meaning by the above named Major Edward Gibbons they did grant and sell unto Charlestown all their land within the limits of Charlestown, except that on the west side of the ponds called Mystic where their wigwam then stood which they reserved for term of her life & after her decease they did then declare it should come & remain to Jno Winthrop Esqr.
Mr Increase Nowell Mr Jno. Wilson & the above named Major Edw. Gibbons & the persons & [illegible] this deponent on his return home did enter into his day book for remembrance thereof This is the whole truth remembered so saith Edward Johnson Sworn in court 4. (2) 1660
This Indian deed to Winthrop and others was a most unlucky piece of conveyancing.
Paige (History of Cambridge) evidently thinks there was another deed from the Indians releasing the lands within the bounds of Watertown, Cambridge and Bo