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. 3. Edward, before 1648 purchased of Col. George Cooke, a house at the N. W. corner of Brighton and Mount Auburn streets, with several parcels of outlands; to which the town added a grant of seventy-two acres on the Rocks. It is not certain that he ever resided here, or even crossed the Atlantic; he may have made the purchase in England, whither Cooke had returned and entered the military service of Cromwell. These parcels of real estate were conveyed to John Stedman 1 June 1655, by Henry Parks of London, merchant, son and heir of Edward Parks of London, merchant, deceased, to whom they had been devised by will. Parlen, Nicholas (otherwise written Parlyn), m. Sarah Hanmore 30 Nov. 1665, and had John, b. 31 Mar. 1666; Sarah, b. 1 Aug. 1668; Hannah, b. 8 Aug. 1670; Elizabeth, b. 8 June 1672; Mary, b. 25 Nov. 1675; Susanna, b. 16 Ap. 1677; Abigail, b. 14 June 1680. Patrick, Daniel, was here as early as May 1632, and resided at the S. E. corner of Brighton and Winthrop streets
. 3. Edward, before 1648 purchased of Col. George Cooke, a house at the N. W. corner of Brighton and Mount Auburn streets, with several parcels of outlands; to which the town added a grant of seventy-two acres on the Rocks. It is not certain that he ever resided here, or even crossed the Atlantic; he may have made the purchase in England, whither Cooke had returned and entered the military service of Cromwell. These parcels of real estate were conveyed to John Stedman 1 June 1655, by Henry Parks of London, merchant, son and heir of Edward Parks of London, merchant, deceased, to whom they had been devised by will. Parlen, Nicholas (otherwise written Parlyn), m. Sarah Hanmore 30 Nov. 1665, and had John, b. 31 Mar. 1666; Sarah, b. 1 Aug. 1668; Hannah, b. 8 Aug. 1670; Elizabeth, b. 8 June 1672; Mary, b. 25 Nov. 1675; Susanna, b. 16 Ap. 1677; Abigail, b. 14 June 1680. Patrick, Daniel, was here as early as May 1632, and resided at the S. E. corner of Brighton and Winthrop streets
Yankee Deserters. --Deserters from the Yankee army continue to pour into our lines.--The following is a list of the last batch received, the most of whom represent that they have no heart for the war, but from the force of circumstances were compelled to enlist in the Federal service: Henry Parks, co E, 11th Connecticut regiment, 8 Wood, co F., do; James Ford, John Bizell, co A, do; and D. Zna, on board of gunboat Stepping Stonp, were forwarded from Drewry's Bluff. Robert Singleton, John Bowman, Ambroes Booker, and Edward Langley, received from Charles City. The four inst are drafted recruits and state that they had not yet been assigned to commands. Quarters were given them in Castle Thunder, where it is to be hoped they will be kept till some better evidence of their sympathies for the South will be adduced than their own assertions.
Deaths of Confederate prisoners. We have received from a returned prisoner a list of the deaths in company A, First battalion Alabama artillery, at Elmira, New York. The company was forty strong when it reached Elmira. It will be seen that more than half died beneath the cruelty of prison life: Sergeants E. B. Whittaker and T. J. Butts; Corporals Willis Head, J. H. Odom and L. D. Walker; musician Bain; privates B. Burkett, John Dean, Z. P. Green, J. J. Harrison, J. T. Higdon, Louis Hodgerson, J. B. Johnston, Joseph Massey, T. J. King, Jackson Parrish, David Phelps, Henry Parks, J. A. Pressley, W. B. Smith, John Smith, L. Stinson.