hat structure which had been destroyed by fire and which was again burnt while in his charge.
He was mainly engaged in sawing of mahogany.
By the above we see that at least four successive mills stood on that spot—the extreme point of marsh land between the river and turnpike at the Rock.
The Cutter residence was on the opposite side of the road.
The Walling map of Medford shows (apparently) a dike extending diagonally across the marsh (including the mouth of Winter brook) to the river.
Probably as much power was had at this mill as at Mr. Cutter's former location on old Ship street, but like all tide-mills, the hours of labor had of necessity to conform to the ever-changing hours of full sea and ebb of the tide that waits for no man, but serves well.
Though the agreement of 1848 refers to saw and grist mills, it is unlikely that the later ones were other than saw mills.
The sawing of mahogany is a forgotten industry of Medford.
But in those days it