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and a committee of nine was chosen to take the charge of said schools and regulate the same. Among the few papers left by my father, is a report, taken down at the time by him, as secretary, of the meeting held Feb. 24, 1792, at Thomas Green's School House, in regard to support of schools, the purchasing a small library, and whether the meetings shall be held in turn in each of the wings: Francis Locke was moderator. The speakers were Jonathan and Francis Locke, A. Cutter, Joseph Shaw, Thomas Knox, S. Peirce, J. Estabrooks and William Locke, all of whom lived in the upper part of the town. The speeches have now no interest. The report makes fifteen pages of a small blank book. —Letter of J. B. Russell. This was probably a neighborhood meeting, preliminary to a regular Precinct meeting. 1792, April 19. At a church meeting, after a sermon preached from Acts 6:3, Ephraim Frost, Jr. and John Adams were chosen deacons, and took their seat May 20.—Church Records. 1793 Liber