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[p. 38] pitch pine first mentioned, which plan is Protracted by a scale of So poles or perch to one inch

June the 16 1736

By me Caleb Brooks G Surveyr--

In surveying this farm there was Given one Chain in fifty for Broken Land and Sagg of Chain

Middlesex June 18 1736

Personally appearing be fore me the Subscriber Calap Brooks Survayor John Goff and Ephram Busnall Chanmen mad oath that in the Survayin and meafuring a thousand acrs of Land Granted by Gener Cout to the Town of Medford thay did dewe faithfoully and Impertially

Eleazar Tyng, just Peace

On file with the plan and the above is the following:

In the House of Representatives, June 22, 1736.
Read and ordered That the plat be accepted and the lands therein delineated and described be and hereby are confirmed to the town of Medford, in the County of Middlesex, the better to enable them to support the ministry and keep a school in the town agreeable to the prayer of the petition of said town presented to the court in June last: provided the plat exceeds not the quantity of a thousand acres and does not interfere with any former grant. Sent up for concurrence

J. Quincy, Spkr.

In House of Representatives Dec. 22, 1736
Read again and question put whether the plat shall be accepted, It passed in the negative

Dec. 29, 1736. Read again and reconsidered and ordered Sent up for concurrence,

J. Quincy, Spkr.

In Council Dec. 31, 1736.
Read and concurred

Simon Frost.Dep. Sec.

Jan. 1, 1737.
Consented to

All the above is self-explanatory, but where was the Old Harry's Town? The N. H. Manual, page 41, under the head of Manchester, says:--

This territory was originally known as Harry town or Old Harry Town-. . . Granted by Mason Apr. 17, 1735, to Capt Wm Tyng's “Snow-shoe men” and hence called Tyngstown Incorporated as Derryfield Sep 3 1751

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