page and nearly as much at top of the next is still blank, and is mute testimony that a complete report was intended, but by some means neglected or omitted.
On the 29th of June, 1740, the committee were
Impowered to Do what they may Judg will be most for the Towns Advantage in building a small House on the Farm or by other ways Desposing by Leting out the said farm for a Term or other wayes as may be for the towns interest
At this time fifteen pounds were appropriated.
On March 15, 1741-2, the same committee were given further power as to the Town Farm, inasmuch as it has now fallen into the province of Hamp shier.
Ten pounds were appropriated, and Benjamin Parker and Benjamin Willis added to the committee.
There is an indication of the boundary controversy, based on the three miles north of the Merrimack, in the charter given by King Charles. Massachusetts had claimed and had placed a boundary stone in the bed of Winnepesaukee river as the three-mile north limit fr