But on May 1 the town voted to sell, and immediately after voted to sell their Farm at Piscataquogge within twelve months.
As to what the result of the discourse forthwith with the Gentlemen at Portsmouth was, and whether a sale was made or not, we are not informed, but the town's vote a year later
July 31, 1750 Selectmen sell the utensils of the Town Farm certainly has an ominous look.
Historian Brooks says the vote to sell at auction was reconsidered, and that May 15, 1749, Andrew Hall, Capt. Saml Brooks, and Richard Sprague were chosen to manage the affairs for selling the Town's farm, and adds his own statement, It was sold soon after.
Our own opinion is, that as the grant of the provincial legislature was, provided that it does not interfere with any former grant, the Mason grant was valid, and the discourse at Portsmouth convinced the Medford committee that the house and fencing were a dead loss to Medford, and that the utensils only remained for the