April, the Committee of Safety, &c., of the town of Medford have proceeded to take into their care the estates of sundry persons who are deemed inimical to the liberties of America, of which the following is a true account, viz.:--
Of the estate belonging to Joseph Thompson, late of Medford: one piece pasture land, and one piece marsh, which have been leased to Richard Crees, one year, for £ 7. 4s. A shop, leased to William Gowen for 40s. per annum.
Half a dwelling-house, leased to Jonathan Patten, one year, for £ 6. 13s. 4d. Two-seventh parts of the following house and lands, being his share of his mother's thirds, undivided and not leased: a piece of plough-land, half an acre; a piece mowing-land, one acre; a wood-lot, four acres; one-third of half a dwelling-house.
197,650 unburned bricks, 1,886 feet pine boards, taken by the army, for which pay is promised.
A pew in our meeting-house, not leased.
Thirty-two dozen of tile, sold for £ 3. 4s.
Of the estate belonging to Sir
Hannah Bradshaw m. Enoch Greenleaf, Feb. 17, 1726.
Abigail Bradshaw m. Jonathan Watson, Jan. 16, 1729.
Elizabeth Bradshaw m. John Muzzy, July 12, 1709.
William Bradshaw m. Elizabeth Lampson, June 5, 1761.
Susanna Bradshaw m. Jonathan Patten, Apr. 14, 1762.
Stephen Bradshaw m. M. Mansfield, Nov. 22, 1763.
Susanna Bradshaw m. Timothy Newhall, Nov. 1, 1764.
Elizabeth Bradshaw m. Andrew Floyd, of Roxbury, Oct. 31, 1765.
Simon Bradshaw m. Hannah Johnson, JAug. 28, 1764; and, 2d, Mary Binford, Jan. 8, 1765.
He d. Nov. 26, 1786.
13-14Mary, b. July 10, 1747.
15John Patten m. Priscilla----, and had--
15-16Mary, d. Dec. 29, 1752.
Lucy Patten m. Samuel Hall, Nov. 27, 1751.
Jonathan Patten m. S. Bradshaw, Apr. 14, 1762.
Mary Patten m. Henry Fowle, Jan. 8, 1766.
Mrs. Mary Patten d. Mar. 15, 1773.
1Peirce, Nathaniel, m. Lydia----, and had--
1-2Hannah, b. Apr. 27, 1702.
3Francis, b. Sept. 24