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[p. 61] land; Pepperell's house and his pew in the church are mentioned. Their account allowed April 6, 1780, accounts for the rent of Sir William Pepperell's house and pew, and about 14 acres of pasture and 14 acres of mowing land belonging to the estate of Isaac Clewly.

Brooks states that the Committee of Correspondence had under its care the estate of one Clewly who was a resident of Halifax and whose agent was Ichabod Jones. In that case the estate referred to in the accounts of the committee was that of John Clewly of Halifax, a carpenter, who held a mortgage on the estate of Francis Whitmore, a resident of Medford at the time the deed was given. His estate in Middlesex County was not sold by the state, but it was settled in 795 by his administrator, John C. Jones; his real estate, which consisted of about 22 acres in Medford and 6 1/4 acres in Weston, was sold by his administrator, and after the payment of debts, the balance was ordered to be paid to his surviving brother and sister, Isaac Clewly and Bathsheba Wetherbee, and to the children of his deceased sister, Anna Jones.

Sir William Pepperell was the grandson of the first Sir William Pepperell of Kittery, Me., and the son of Elizabeth (Pepperell) and Nathaniel Sparhawk of Kittery, and was named William Pepperell Sparhawk. In accordance with the terms of his grandfather's will, on his coming of age he procured an act of legislature to drop the name of Sparhawk and call himself William Pepperell, and later he was allowed to take his grandfather's title also. He was proscribed and banished and his estate confiscated. He went to England in 1775, and his wife, Elizabeth, a daughter of Isaac Royall, died on the passage. He died in England, 1816, and with him the baronetcy became extinct.

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