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The act had force June 1, 1807. A justice was to issue a warrant directed to some freeholder of said town of West Cambridge, notifying and warning the inhabitants thereof to meet at such time and place as appointed in said warrant, for choice of town officers.—Mass. Special Laws, IV. 88.

Part of Charlestown was annexed to West Cambridge, Feb. 25, 1842. Namely, ‘all that part of Charlestown which lies northwesterly of the thread of “little river,” so called.’

Part of West Cambridge was annexed to Winchester, April 30, 1850. Namely, the extreme northerly portion of West Cambridge, to a point in the Lexington and West Cambridge boundary line, one hundred and twelve and one half rods southwest from the junction of said line with Woburn, Lexington and West Cambridge lines.

Part of West Cambridge was annexed to Belmont, March 18, 1859. Namely, the extreme southerly portion of the town. For specification of boundary line between the towns of West Cambridge and Belmont, see the act to incorporate the town of Belmont.

The name of the town of West Cambridge was changed to Arlington, by act of legislature, April 13, 1867.

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