The N. H. Manual, page 41, under the head of Manchester, says:--
This territory was originally known as Harry town or Old Harry Town-. . . Granted by Mason Apr. 17, 1735, to Capt Wm Tyng's Snow-shoe men and hence called Tyngstown Incorporated as Derryfield Sep 3 1751
Medford's town farm.
As already stated, thisd) that some person or persons should be forthwith sent to Portsmouth in the Province of New Hampshire in order to discourse with the Gentlemen that have purchased Mason's Right or Patent and to determine what will be best for the Town to do with Respect to said Farm.
And here again we are left with our curiosity unsatisfied.
bly not of barbed wire, though the pitch pine and maple trees on the river bank would have made good terminal posts for such.
In 1746 the last surviving heir of Mason had sold his rights to twelve gentlemen of Portsmouth, who, to conciliate, recorded quit claims to towns where settlement had been made, but we have found no indic