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ded; and probably such a bridge will soon be built. The other bridges of the town were of minor moment; though that at the Wear cost the town much money, and some trouble. March 6, 1699: Put to vote, whether the town of Medford will give Mr. John Johnson three pounds towards the building a sufficient horse-bridge over the Wears; said bridge being railed on each side, and the said bridge raised so high as there may be a fit passage under said bridge for boats and rafts up and down said river.he disease spread to Piscatoqua, where it proved mortal to all the Indians, except two or three. Thus we learn that the region round Mystic River was almost wholly deserted. It became a dreaded region, and Indian superstition kept it so; for Johnson says, The neighboring Indians did abandon those places for fear of death. A writer of 1632 says the peninsular, meaning the space between Boston and Medford, is full of Indians. We apprehend that this statement needs qualification. Thus reduc