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re conclusive is the fact that in 1637 a large tract of land lying between the Winter Hill road, now Broadway, and Cambridge was divided into rights of pasturage, and after this the main was called the common. But the destruction of the forest was so great that it was early necessary to take steps to prevent the needless waste of trees, and in 1636 it was voted in town meeting that a fine of 5 shillings be imposed for every tree felled and not cut up. But several years later, when one Willoughby was building a ship, the town, to encourage the enterprise, gave him liberty to take timber from the common, without being obliged to cut up the tops of the trees. And so, the primeval forest was cut away, a second growth succeeding, to fall in its turn before the woodman's axe, and the cleared land slowly increased in extent until the Revolution. During the siege of Boston, when the colonial troops were encamped for nine months on the Somerville hills, the demand for firewood was grea
ge, 14. Weston, Mass., 86. West Somerville, 12. Whipple, Benjamin, 90. Whitney, 27. Whitney Mr., 93. Whittemore, Anna, 87. Whittemore, Jabez, 15. Whittemore, John, 87, 89. Whittemore, Joseph, Jr., 82. Whittemore, Captain, Samuel, 18. Whittemore, Sarah (Hall), 87. Whittemore. William, 19, 22. Whittier, John Greenleaf, 11. Whittredge, Mrs., 47. Wigglesworth, Rev., Michael, 88. Wilkins, J. M., 92. Wilkins, J. M. K., 72, 73. Willis Creek, 4. Willis, Grace, 86. Willoughby, 6. Wilson, Jeremy, 99. Wilson, Sergeant-Major, 50. Wilson, Captain, William. 87. Wiltshire, Eng., 77, 78, 81. Winter Hill, 6, 7, 18, 70, 72, 74, 85, 91, 96, 99. Winter Hill Road, 6, 9S, 93, 100. Winthrop, Governor, 23. Winthrop, Mr., 80. Woburn. 14, 20, 81. Wood, David, 21. Wood, Hepzibah (Billings), 88. Wood, John, 88. Wood, Deacon, John, 88. Wood, Joseph, 88. Wood, Mary (Blaney), 88. Woodstock, Vt., 1. Worcester, Eng., 77. Worcester County, Mass., 85. Wrig