previous next

[p. 41]

Medford square-1682-1715.

12: feb: 82/83

att a meeting of the Inhabitants it was agreed upon that there be a pound set up at the Barne end next to mistick bridge for the use of the plantation.

Medford Aprill the 1st 1715
We the subscribers by the desire of Some Persons that were aseting up buildings near meadford Bridge we meet to Setle the ways leading to maldin and oborn & we doe think it convenient to be eight feet from each Post at the foot of Sd Bridge & on the north Side of Sd bridge ye way runs from ye Sd eight feet from the post on the north fide of Sd Bridge to the corner of Peter Seccombe Garden fence & soe to sd Seccombs north East Platforme & soe it cuts of part of Sd Seccombs Southerly Platforme and on the South Side of Sd bridge the way runs from ye eight foot below ye South Post below Bridge to A Ceder Stake which stands four Rood from sd Seccombs north east corner & from sd Ceder Stake to ten feet on the north Corner of ye great barn1 the way is to be two Rood & twelue feet wide from the mark on the Barn to Peter Waits South East Corner & as to the way leading to woborn we find it wide enough between mr Thomas —Tufts & mr Peter Secombs & we agree to have ye line Run on the north Side of the way leading to maldin from Peter waits South east Corner a Straight line to that Corner of Beniamin Parkers house yt stands nearest the highway & from Sd Parkers house astreight line to woburn Road at Sd tuftes Corner by his house we have veiwed Sd ways & think ye above mentioned Sufficient entered in ye town Records

Pr order of ye Sellectmen

Attest

Stephen Willis Town Clerck John Whitmore Selectmen John Tufts Selectmen Stephen Willis Junr Selectmen

1 In 1729, Aaron Cleveland sold to Andrew Hall a parcel of land bounded ‘Northerly part on land formerly belonging to the Grate barn.’

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 United States License.

An XML version of this text is available for download, with the additional restriction that you offer Perseus any modifications you make. Perseus provides credit for all accepted changes, storing new additions in a versioning system.

hide Places (automatically extracted)

View a map of the most frequently mentioned places in this document.

hide People (automatically extracted)
Sort people alphabetically, as they appear on the page, by frequency
Click on a person to search for him/her in this document.
Nathaniel Thomas (1)
Peter Secombs (1)
Rood (1)
Stephen Willis Junr (1)
Aaron Cleveland (1)
hide Dates (automatically extracted)
Sort dates alphabetically, as they appear on the page, by frequency
Click on a date to search for it in this document.
1729 AD (1)
April 1st, 1715 AD (1)
1715 AD (1)
1682 AD (1)
hide Display Preferences
Greek Display:
Arabic Display:
View by Default:
Browse Bar: