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, first elected in 1648.
June 12, 1648. Upon the complaint of Edward Goffe against Richard Cutter for wrongful detaining of calves impoundem of the said Edward Goffe's, wherein Samuell Eldred witnesseth:—Edward Goffe desired his calves of Richard Cutter, promising to pay all damag never come there again; and a second time, being desired to let Edward Goffe have the calves, he answered, No. The Townsmen, having considered the business, they thus order,—that Edward Goffe shall pay fourteen pence damage to Richard Cutter, and Richard Cutter shall pay for the cos
Goodm. Hammond 15
Steven Day 50
John Gibson 80
53. Edw. Goffe 450
William Man 70
Ri. Jacson 200
Willm. Dixon there was chosen Mr. Henry Dunster, Elder Champney, John Bridge, Edward Goffe, and Edward Winship.
The result appears in the Record of the Gethis 17th 12m. 1654, by us, Henry Dunster, Richard Champney, Edward Goffe, John Bridge.
These propositions are accepted of and cons
of a more private or personal character, should not be entirely overlooked, as they throw light on the state of society and the condition of the people.
By the Town Records it appears that Cullers of Bricks were first elected, Nov. 10, 1684: Town Clerk, as an officer distinct from the Selectmen, March 13, 1692-3: Town Treasurer, March 30, 1694: Assessors, July 16, 1694.
The County Records indicate that Thomas Danforth was Treasurer of Middlesex, before 1657, when he was succeeded by Edward Goffe, who died in 1658, and John Stedman was appointed, who held the office until 1683; Samuel Andrew was his successor and remained in office until 1700, except during the administration of Andros.
All these were Cambridge men. In the settlement of the Treasurer's accounts, charges were allowed in 1690, to wit: 52 wolves killed by the English, 20s. per wolf, and one killed by an Indian, 10s., is £ 52. 10s. . . . Paid one half the charge of Cambridge Great Bridge, £ 26. 7s. 6d..
And in 1696,
ter of Deeds, and kept his office and the records in Charlestown up to this time. By the records of the General Court it appears that on the 8th of June, 1716, Colonel Goffe complained that no office for the registry of deeds was open in Cambridge, being the shire-town of Middlesex; the Representative of Charlestown insisted that hy next; and at the same time the said Andrew to deliver his house in as good repaire as now it is for the use of the County.
Also wee have agreed with our brother Edward Goffe to errect an addition thereunto, in length 26 foote and in proportion to the other house, and a stack of chimneys in the midle, and to finish the same as mdue incouragement to continue the same with all diligence and faithfulnes, according as need shall require.
Ephraim Child, Edward Jackson, Ralph Mousell, Edward Goffe.
On the other side is endorsed,—
This witnesseth that I, Andrew Stevenson, do consent to the within named propositions and covenant, as witnes my hand t