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next east of this, and nearly opposite the old upper schoolhouse, for turning and grinding edgetools, where his son Aaron Cutter had a mill previous to 1817.
The privilege is now the property of Theodore Schwamb.
In 1805 Abner Stearns, of Billerica, bought land here of Ephraim Cooke, victualler, which Stearns, in 1808, sold to John Tufts, with a wool-factory thereon and machinery, and established himself on the site since Schouler's. Tufts sold these premises to Ezra Trull, of Boston, in 2.
The yarn spun was taken elsewhere and made into broadcloth.
The peace of 1815 broke up the business, owing to the excessive importation of British cloths.
Stearns left West Cambridge in 1816, and was of Bedford in 1817.
Abner Stearns, of Billerica, gentleman, sold to James Schouler, of Lynn, calico-printer,
James Schouler, born in Scotland 13 July, 1786, died Westchester, N. Y, 24 Feb. 1864, aged 77; Margaret C, wife of same, died 24 July, 1851, aged 63 —gravestones Arlington.
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.
Probably about 1740, common snakes were so abundant and annoying, that the farmers met, and appointed a day for a general snakehunt and extermination.—Letter of Mr. John Brooks Russell.
Mr. Russell adds: A French Pro 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