Robbins' deed, there was not any building there in 1822, but the conveyance of mill rights shows that a mill stood there at one time.
Mr. Brooks' statement that the place is yet occupied probably had reference to the remains recently discovered.
In regard to the query about Mistick bridge, I answer that the term Mistick bridge meant the bridge located where the Cradock bridge now stands.
There was no other bridge across the river at that date (1698). In 1699, the town voted to give Mr. John Johnson three pounds towards building a horse bridge over the wears.
That bridge, which it is assumed was built, must have had a brief existence, for many years after, constant complaints were made of the lack of a bridge at the wears.
Medford and Charlestown neglected to supply the wants of the people, until in 1747 the General Court ordered that a good and sufficient bridge be erected over the wears.
That bridge when erected made a second bridge over the river.
In 1757, Medford Great b