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now very well, that the said mill was demolished a considerable time before John Ralph [Rolfe] bought that place, and so were the other buildings; except some small ruins thereof were to be seen when said Ralph came there to live; and the said John Ralph built the mill that is now there standing, and the house and the barn; and the said Ralph bought the timber for the wheels, the irons for said mill, and the millstones, of this deponent's father and his uncle Josiah Convers; and that Lieut. Matthew Johnson, late of Woburn, built the said mill for said Ralph; that is to say, he did the millwright work thereof; and this deponent did work at the said mill and dwelling-house, for the aforesaid John Ralph, who paid him honestly for the same; and this mill and house is the same, that is now in controversy between Mr. Cothoo [Carthew], attorney to Mr. Quick, and William Cutter. Sworn in Court, January 28, 1697.Attest, Addington Davenport, Clerk. 1704. William Cutter having a dam made