might be prevented by causing some to take possession of the chiefe pt thereof.
His advice seems to have been followed by Cradock's possession of part the land in dispute.
June 2, 1641, Mr. Thomas Mayhewe and Mr. Joseph Cooke are appointed to set out the five hundred acres of Mr. Oldham for Mr. Cradock near Mount Feake (in Waltham).
March 18, 1647, Nicholas Davison, as attorney for Mrs. Glover, granted this to Thomas Mayhew, for which he was to deliver one thousand acres of land at Martin's Vinyard.
July 2, 1639, Nicholas Davison, as agent for Cradock, conveyed to Thomas Mayhew all Cradock's moietey of the watermill at Watertown and his six shares of the wear which was mortgaged by Mayhew to Cradock.
The mill at Watertown was probably built in 1634, at the joint expense of Cradock and Edward How, they each owning one-half.
Mayhew bought How's half, and later the half owned by Cradock.
The mill race or canal was probably the oldest artificial canal in this part the cou