interested in the plantation there is none that retains so lively affections unto you as himself, nor that is more likely or more able to do us real courtesies (especiallie with the state) than himself.
（December 23, 1630.)
July 7, 1635, Sir Harry Vane the younger, writing to his father, says he is newly come back from speaking with Mr. Cradock concerning the writer's intended journey, and that he offered him accommodation when he came to New England, and what he could not provide himself with, Cradock promised to send after him.
Cradock, in a letter to Winthrop, September 13, 1636, says, I am harteley glad to heare of the good approbacion of our newe Gouvernour there Mr Vane.
In Wood's works there is no mention of a house on Cradock's plantation; there surely was none of brick, like the present pretentious structure.
All the ground, as well upland as meadowe, lyeing & being betwixte the lands of Mr Nowell & Mr Wilson, on the east & the ptcion betwixte Misticke bounds,