a sum of money, by the payment of which the said town of Woburn
might be finally discharged from any further care of Mistick bridge.
The towns of Malden
and Reading also chose committees for the same purpose.
At a town-meeting held in Medford
, May 13, 1761, a committee was chosen ‘to treat with Woburn
, Reading, and Malden
, concerning Medford bridge, and to acquit any of them that shall comply: from all further charge, and also to treat with the General Court if there be reason.’
was discharged in consequence of the above vote by paying the sum of 26 pounds 13 shillings and 4 pence lawful money.
Reading paid 14 pounds lawful money and Malden
16 pounds 13 shillings and 4 pence lawful money.
Agreements were drawn up between Medford
and the three towns above named.
They were similar in form; we submit that with Woburn