[p. 49] next adjoining to the stable @ 5lb. <*> acre that makes £—..—.. 4ll.—..—.. and Nine Acres of very good pasture land adjoining at four pounds pr. acre £36ll— ---------------------------------------£ 36 the line runs as the fence goeth from the Garden to the Claypits1 and so to Majr: Nathll. Wades fence One hundred Acres of pasture land more or less adjoyning to this and so butting upon Majr. Wades land the line runs from the West corner of the Orchard Northerly up to the Sawmill pond on the East fide of sd. pond and so home to Charlestown line2 comprehending within these bounds about twenty acres of woodland with a good Sprinkling of Wood in the aforementioned pastureland and the land of the orchard but only one third of the fruit thereof. Also the said Widow hath her 1/3d of the Marsh Twenty eight Acres more orless Set out to her below Wiggins's corner and ye: place called Labour in Vain3 where the river comes up to the upland and bounded by the River and from thence aline staked out to Majr. Nathaniel Wade's one marked tree at the West corner of the Island besides the Stakes.— Also the said Widow is to have one third of the Rent of the Sawmill4 and forasmuch as she hath not yet set her out full one third of the Wood she is to have twenty one Cord of wood proportionably out of all the other shares Namely Six Cord of Dudley wades share and three apiece out of all and every of the Rest Vizt. three out of Deborah Duns-ters three out of Prudence Swann's three out of Katherine Wyers three out of Susanna
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Incidents and reminiscences of the Fire Department of Medford .
High School Department.
Some Unpublished School reports.
First Universalist Society in Medford .
Medford Historical Society .
Medford Assembly or Dancing Class.
Rules for the Assembly .
Old Ship street .
Parson Osgood 's account of the dark day , May 19 , 1780 .
1 The clay pits were on the present Forest street, in the neighborhood of the Medford High School building.
2 Charlestown lay south and north of Medford, The northern boundary of Medford was a line beginning at the foot of the hills, just north of St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church, near Malden line, extending north-westwardly to the north-easterly corner of Mr. Geo. H. Russell's farm, on the line between Medford and Winchester. This is the boundary referred to as Charlestown line in this document.
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