ty and safety of the town, to wit:—
Jan. 7, 1632-3.
It is ordered, that no person whatever [shall set] up any house in the bounds of this town [without] leave from the major part.
Further, it is agreed, by a joint consent, [that the] town shall not be enlarged until all [the vacant] places be filled with houses.
The town, technically so-called, was embraced in the district bounded northerly by Harvard Street and Square, westerly by Brattle Square and Eliot Street, southerly by Eliot and South streets, and easterly by Holyoke Street, which was then very crooked.
Further, it is agreed, that all the houses [within] the bounds of the town shall be covered [with] slate or board, and not with thatch.
This was a reaffirmation of an agreement made by the original projectors of the town, nearly two years earlier.
In his letter to the Countess of Lincoln, dated March 28, 1631, Dudley speaks of recent disasters by fire, and adds: For the prevention whereof in our new town,
aith, in the hour of death, that his colleague Eliot is reported to have said, My brother Danforth rious end that ever I saw.
It is certain that Eliot entered this testimony on record: My brother DRoxbury who was slain in Philip's War, to whom Eliot refers in the Roxbury Church Record, under datlizabeth, b. at Rox. 14 Mar. 1644-5, m. Rev. John Eliot, Jr., 23 May 1666; he d. 1668, and she m. Ede Indians, and rendered valuable assistance to Eliot, in his apostolical labors.
Under the authorins Mr. Nath. Gookin Pastor of Camb.
Church. Mr. Eliot gives the right hand of fellowship, first reg the Scripture that warrants it. Mr. Sherman, Eliot, and Mather laid on hands.
Then Mr. Gookin order the direction of said Society, and of Mr. John Eliot and Mr. Green, at a salary of £ 40 per annto the honorable Corporation in England, and Mr. Eliot's motion, touching Marmaduke Johnson, printeJohn, b. 28 May 1731; Hammond, b. 28 Ap. 1734; Eliot, b. 28 Ap. 1738; Hannah, b. 21 Oct. 1740; Nath
d the purity of his life.
So peaceful was his conscience and so firm his faith, in the hour of death, that his colleague Eliot is reported to have said, My brother Danforth made the most glorious end that ever I saw.
It is certain that Eliot enterEliot entered this testimony on record: My brother Danforth died in the Lord; it pleased the Lord to brighten his passage to glory.
4. Jonathan, s. of Nicholas (1), was one of the first settlers in Billerica, where he spent his long and useful life.
He wasMartha d. 28 June 1800, a. 50.
12. Isaiah, s. of Edward (5), m. Judae (Judith) Symmes of Woburn 15 May 1773, and had John Eliot, bap. 9 Feb. 1777, d. 1783; Judith, bap. 10 Nov. 1781, d. 1783.
His w. Judith d. 1783, and he m. Sarah——, and had Edwae, 4 Feb. 1650-51.
He was father of Vincent, and probably also of John of Roxbury who was slain in Philip's War, to whom Eliot refers in the Roxbury Church Record, under date of 24 July 1675: John Druse dyed in the warrs, and was there buried; he a