h 6, 1699, the deed was voted to be placed in the keeping of Major Nathaniel Wade, and a copy made in the town record book by the town clerk. t only men should sit in the front gallery.
It seems that Major Nathaniel Wade had been granted the privilege of building a pew at the soutte to the Conterary.
This momentous question settled, the pew of Major Wade claimed attention.
After making void a former vote, the major wa of the house taking a part of the pue that (his brother's widow) Madam Wade sits in, soe much of it as shall range with the alley and soe runo have liberty to build a pew that took one-half the room between Major Wade's and a point one foot and a half from the window under the stair the record reads, all votes to the conterary notwithstanding.
Major Wade was evidently to have the chief seat in the synagogue, if we judgs ready next year , 703, for a review of the pew business, and as Major Wade was still dilatory, he was directed to take his choice of two pew