was included, which was long known as the Oldham Farm.
After his death the General Court ordered the land to be laid out for Matthew Cradock, of London, to whom Oldham was indebted.
This farm then passed into the hands successively of Simon Bradstul, of Ipswich, Thomas Mayhew, of Watertown, and Richard Dummer, of Newbury.
The latter, and his wife Frances, sold the N. E. half (250 A.) of the farm to Richard Gale.
December 24, 1684, Jeremie Dummer, goldsmith of Boston (son of Richard), and Anna his wife, sold the other, West or S. W. half to Robert Harrington for £ 90.
Bond. It is described as bounded W. by Joseph Garfield; N. by Richard Cutting, Widow Sarah Fiske, and said Garfield; E. by Abraham Gale and John Gale; S. by Charles River.
This grant, by the General Court, was made to Oldham before the western boundary of Watertown was determined, and before any grants had been made by the Freemen of the town, except the small lots at the Eastern end.
October 15, 1635, a part
led to be pastor, declined, 99.
Foreigners to purchase a man's right, 40.
Forsath, Mr., auctioneer, 131.
Foster, M. S. 83.
Francis, Dr., Convers, 45.
Franklin, Benj., Winthrop's letter to, 77.
Freemen, only church members admitted, 30.
French preparations against colonists, 15.
Freshets sweep away bridges, 128.
Fresh Pond, 19, 70 n. 2.
Fulling-mill, the first built on Beaver-Brook, 124; at Mill Creek, 124.
Funeral expenses, 72, 73, 74.
Gale: Abraham, 39; Alpheus, Anna, 93: Jacob, 88; John, 39; Richard, Samuel, 93.
Gale, Richard, owns half of Oldham farm, 39.
Gallup, John, captures Oldham's pinnace from his murderers, 40; goes after pirate Bull, 43 n. 1.
Garfield: Edward, buys 40 acres of Phillips's heirs, 47; Jacob, 96; Joseph, 39; Samuel, 96.
General Court of Delegates, first, 30.
Gibbs, Henry, assistant pastor, 50; ordained at Watertown, East End, in open air, 54 n. 1.
Gleason, Capt., Isaac, 84, 101.
Gleason's Tavern, 84.