South Medford one hundred and fifty years ago.
To be Lett,
(and enter'd on the Fifth of April next.)A large and Commodious farm, pleasantly situated in Medford, near Boston (within four miles of Charlestown Ferry) containing Three Hundred Acres of choice Land, accommodated with a good Dwelling-House, a Dairy, two large Barns, a Cow-Barn, and an Engine for screwing of Hay; also a Canal lately cut from Medford River, wherein a Lighter may come up within a Few Rods of the House, which is very convenient for bringing up Muck, or any Thing else either for the Use of the Farm or the Family. The laid Farm is all well fenc'd in with Stone-Wall, and is properly divided into Pasturage, Tillage, Orchard and Mowing-Land, produces plenty of the best English Hay, Salt-Hay, and Black-Grass, so called, (which last is esteemed very little [p. 68] inferior to English Hay) and is capable of keeping a large Stock of Cattle and Sheep throa the Year. There is now seven or 8 Acres of the Tillage Land sown with good Winter Rye. Any person inclining to Hire the above Premises, who can bring on a sufficient stock, and give good Security for the Performance of Lease, may have it on reasonable Terms for a Number of Years. For further Particulars enquire of Isaac Royall, Esq'r at Medford There has been no more than Two Tenants on the above Farm for 35 Years last past.