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other churches. I boarded the first year in the family of Mr. Joseph Adams, at 10s. per week—silver being then 26s. per ounce. On May 12, 1740, I bought one acre of ground of Mr. Jason Russell for house, which was raised July 17, at the expense of the people —The frame being given, and the cellar and well dug and stoned gratis, and the boards and shingles carted from Sudbury and Billerica free of charge to me. I married Oct. 2, 1740, Miss Sarah Porter, daughter of Mr. Samuel and Mrs. Anne Porter, of Hadley, and on Oct. 16, I brought her to my house. Cambridge, 27th Sept. 1740. These may certify whom it may concern that the purpose of marriage between the Rev. Mr. Samuel Cooke of Cambridge, and Mrs. Sarah Porter of Hadley has been entered and published in Cambridge as the law directs. ANDr Bordman, jun. Town Clerk. Hadley, Oct. 2, 1740. These may certifie that the within certified persons were joined in marriage. Grindall Rawson, Clerk. On Aug. 2, 1741, a son was bor