ntion was diverted somewhat from the farm matters to paying for the past ringing of the newly acquired bell on the meeting-house and providing for its future service, and adjournment was had to the 15th, to receive account of audit of accounts of town farm, when the same was allowed and accepted.
At the meeting of March 4, 1744-5 the same committee was continued.
On May 6, 1745, the freeholders in land of forty pounds or other estate of fifty at least were warned to meet on May 20.
Thomas Seccomb had become the town clerk, and his entry of record is today as clear-cut and legible as print.
The business was election of deputy, defraying necessary charges, report of committees, to find the mind of the town as to charge of ringing bell; if swine to go at large till first Monday in March next and to take measures to prevent their Dogs from coming into the Public assembly on Sabbath.
The farm matters are not in evidence till October 25, 1748, when a warrant called a meeting on the 2