misconduct, chiefly in relation of his maltreatment of Nathaniel Biscoe, Jr., of Watertown.—Bond. whose Lieutenant was Hugh Mason.
Hugh Mason left England in April, 1634, at the age of 28; admitted Freeman the next March: was made Captain May 5, Hugh Mason left England in April, 1634, at the age of 28; admitted Freeman the next March: was made Captain May 5, 1652; was ten times a Representative between 1644 and 1677;??? 29 years between 1639 and 1678 inclusive.
In May, 1653, after Elder Richard Browne removed to Charlestown (see p. 25), he at the request of his townsmen was empowered to solemnize marriaelief band from Concord, and afterwards ambushed Captain Wadsworth's company, also on its way to protect the town.
Captain Hugh Mason and his band from Watertown, aided by citizens of Sudbury, were the first who engaged the assailants, on the east sng, for the defence of the Colony.
Mr. Fiske gives from the Massachusetts Archives the list of names returned by Captain Hugh Mason. These Following are rationly most fitt to goe upon the servis:—
Danill Warren, Sr.,
John Bigulah, Sr.,
nts, number of, 141.
Martha's Vineyard settled, 46.
Mary and John (the), Ludlow's ship arrives at Nantasket, 13.
Mason, Lt. Hugh, 58: autograph, 58 n. 2 made a captain, 58, n. 2; Capt. Hugh and his train-band at Sudbury, 62.
Mason, Capt.Mason, Capt. John, commander in the Pequot war, 43.
Massachusetts, 10, 15 n. 1, 38, 42, 57.
Massachusetts Bay, 11, 22, 38.
Massachusetts Bay: to what the name was first applied, 11 n. 3.
Massachusetts Bay Company incorporated, 10; sends out its first cossengers, a thousand, arrive before 1630, 12.
Pasturage, people cramped for room for, 31.
Patrick, Capt., 32; joins Mason with reinforcements, 44; character of, 44 n 2, 58 n. 1.
Patrols to be kept every night, 18.
Peacocke, Cuffe, a colod, 133.
Turner, Capt., Nathaniel, 41.
Twisting machine built for Seth Bemis, 125.
Uncas, a Mohegan chief, joins Capt. Mason, 43.
Underhill, Capt., John, 41, 43, 44 n. 2.
Union League of Waltham, 110.
United Colonies, support pledged to