grounded in religion, whereby morning and evening family duties may be duly performed, and a watchful eye held over all in each family, by one or more in each family to be appointed thereto, that so disorders may be prevented, and ill weeds nipt before they take too great a head.
In the same letter we find the following:--
Above all, we pray you be careful there be none in our precincts permitted to do any injury (in the least kind) to the heathen people; and, if any offend in that way, let them receive due correction.
If any of the savages pretend right of inheritance to all or any part of the lands granted in our patent, we pray you endeavor.
to purchase their title, that we may avoid the least scruple of intrusion.
We know of only one relative of Mr. Cradock
who came to this country, and his name was George Cradock
, mentioned by Douglas
as an inhabitant of Boston
We cannot better close the notice of Medford
's founder and friend than by giving a copy of his Will, which has never till now been printed:--