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 Cutter's, of Charlestown, who sold a part to Ephraim Cutter, containing one acre and a half and 22 rods, in 1804, shown in a plan by Peter Tufts, Jr., dated 1803, and makes a part of Fowle's lower millpond, and the lanes formerly leading to Ephraim Cutter's mill. Ammi Cutter left ‘one Grist Mill, with a Bolt in the same,’ located on the ancient dam bought by him in 1768, which was assigned on the distribution of his estate, in 1795, as a part of the portion of his sixth son Ephraim Cutter, who built a new dam and mill below the old one, about 1800. On the distribution of Ephraim Cutter's estate at his death in 1841, the mill and privilege fell to the possession of his sons Benjamin and Samuel L. Cutter. In 1850 Benjamin Cutter, of Woburn, bought of his brother Samuel Locke Cutter, the undivided half of the mill and lands, which they had owned in common. The premises are now the property of Dr. Benjamin Cutter's son-in-law Samuel A. Fowle. In 1743, John Cutter, above, sold to John Cutter, Jr., land joining on the country road to Lexington, William Russell's land being west, the land extending east on said road sixty rods, and the northeasterly corner of the land being at foot of hill near an old dam. On the distribution of the elder John Cutter's estate, in 1776, the ‘half of an old sawmill’ was set off to the above John Cutter, Jr., eldest son of the said John, deceased. The second John Cutter, in 1790, sold to Stephen Cutter, miller, lands including the home-lot and Hill's lot, bounded south on Concord road, together with house and barn, saw and gristmills, and all other buildings on said land (Midd. Registry, CII. 176). In 1827 Mary Cutter, the widow of Stephen Cutter, granted land to the Baptist Society for the erection thereon of a meeting-house, with the privilege of using so much of the mill-pond as necessary for the ordinance of baptism. The old way to Cyrus Cutter's dam from the main road is mentioned in town records in 1836. Cyrus Cutter bought the premises on Feb. 26, 1836, of Eli Robbins, who had bought the same of Mrs. Mary Cutter on April 30, 1835, being described in the deed to Cyrus Cutter, as ‘a certain mill-site, mill-privilege and water course,’ with land, &c. Another mill-privilege above these on the same stream was that which Thomas Cutter and others, co-heirs of Gershom Cutter, to the same Stephen Cutter, quitclaimed their interest in 1778; described as ‘a certain gristmill in Cambridge, with all and singular the dam, blooms, mill-pond,’ &c. Stephen Cutter, miller, sold the above property and other lands to Ichabod Fessenden, miller, in 1795, specifying a house, barn and gristmill, dams, flooms, &c. (Midd. Registry, CXXV. 27, 28). This property was sold by Ichabod Fessenden to John Perry and Stephen Locke, millers, in 1809, with all buildings, the gristmill and privileges, dams, flooms, mill-ponds, &c. (Midd. Reg. CLXXXII. 256, &c.). The privilege is now the property of Charles Schwamb. Gershom Cutter, who died in 1807, probably erected a mill on the privilege next east of this, and nearly opposite the old upper schoolhouse, for turning and grinding edgetools, where his son Aaron Cutter
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