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governor. On October 20, 1629, the special business of the General Court meeting was the election of a new governor, deputy, and assistants consequent on the transfer of the government to New England. Mr. John Winthrop was elected governor and Mr. John Humphrey deputy-governor. Committees of five each on the part of the planters and the adventurers at home were appointed to arrange matters and settle differences. The adventurers' committee were Matthew Cradock, Samuel Aldersley, Nathaniel Wright, Thomas Hutchins, and Capt. John Venn. Cradock was elected an assistant, and as such attended other meetings of the company held in England. November 20, 1629, a meeting was called to plan for the payment of £ 1,200, disbursed by Cradock. November 25 and 30 and December 1, 1629, General Court meetings were held, and the last date Cradock became one of ten to undertake the joint stock of the company for seven years, it being in arrears some £ 3,000 or more, the undertakers to provi
en removed from its old foundations and now stands in Tufts Square, to be remodeled for mercantile and other purposes. It is the old Mystic House, famous for its hospitality in the palmy days of the trotting park. The long rows of stables were removed last year. The track has not yet been disturbed and occasionally one sees a trotter taking his exercise there, but the Park is a thing of the past, and the names of the streets which are being built across it will alone recall the days when Wright, Billings, Willis and Alexander controlled the place and Bonner's horses under the hands of jockeys like Golden, Doble, Trout and others came under the wire amid the plaudits of thousands. The Mystic House occupied the site of the tenement mentioned in early deeds of Ten Hill Farm. Before 1850 the land upon which it stood was the Nathan Adams Farm. From the Selectmen's records. Some of us who groan at the price of fuel in 1906 may take courage and cease to bemoan the good old days
Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 9., Strangers in Medford, (continued from Vol. 9, no. 3). (search)
yCoventry, Ct., Apr. 15, 1756Servant of Wm. Whitmore. Williams, SarahMalden, May 21, 1756Nov. 27, 1756Half Indian. Servant of Joshua Simonds.         and child, 9 mo. old Williams, WilliamChelsea, May 13, 1761Feb. 16, 1762In house of Jos. Tufts.         Martha (wife) Willis, Capt. DavidAug. 31, 1797 Williston, JosephIn employ of Richard Hall, 1767. Wilson, MilesAug. 31, 1797 Winship, HepzibahLexingtonOct. 8, 1770 Winship, MosesJan. 30, 1791         MosesAug. 31, 1797 Winslow, LydiaBoston, Sept. 20, 1764Aug. 26, 1765Young woman, In family of Willis Hall. Womscott, SolomonFeb. 2, 1753         wife and family Woodbridge, WilliamJan. 30, 1791 Wright, JohnAug. 31, 1797 Wyman, JosephJan. 30, 1791         Capt. JosephAug. 31, 1797         NehemiahJan. 30, 1791Butcher. Yarnee, Yearner, Yarney. HannahCambridge, Aug. 15, 1766Negro servant of Joseph Tufts.         JennieMiddletown, Essex Co.Mar. 22, 1783Negro. You