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ral Court appointed a committee to divide the two precincts, to consider the expediency of removing one or both meeting houses, and to fix the proper places for them. The Court adopted the report of the committee December 7th, that the new, or west meeting-house, should be removed to a rising ground within twenty rods of Nathaniel Livermore's dwelling-house [the present Lyman Place], or a new one be erected there within two years; that the old, or east meeting-house, should be removed to School-house hill, or a new one be built there within ten years. The town voted compliance with this report. The West Precinct, at their first meeting, in 1720, adopted measures to support preaching, and applied for the new meeting-house, in order to remove it, but owing to some difficulties in regard to moving the building, they decided to purchase of Newton their old meeting-house for £ 80, removed and erected it on the designated spot, north of the entrance gate on Lyman Street, and some two rods
the following only were in existence when the town was incorporated, viz.: Mill Street, part of North Street or Trapelo Road; Pigeon Hill Road, part of the old Forest Street; part of Quince; Beaver; Winter; part of Lincoln, the way up the hills; a way by Mr. Hagar's unknown; Prospect; Weston; Main, the country road; part of South, the way to Dummer's farm; the road over Prospect Hill, beginning above the house of Hon. N. P. Banks; Bacon Street, Skunk, or Mixer's Lane, from Country Road to School-house; Pleasant; Grove and Warren Streets. Gore Street was an ancient way, but is not mentioned as a highway in the Surveyors' bounds. The northern portion of the town had nearly double the population of the southern portion. With the exception of a few residences on the Main or Country Road (Main Street), the earliest settlers in Waltham seem to have lived upon Trapelo The origin of the word Trapelo is not known. A traditional explanation of its derivation states that it is a combinati
mber of the church in Watertown, 22; provides a house for Rev. Mr. Phillips, 23; fined for whipping two persons, 23; children of, 23 n. 2; returned to England, 23, 25, 57; 79 n. 1. Sanderson, Abner, 97 n. 2, 103, 104; Isaac, 80; Deacon John, house of, 98; Jonathan, deacon, 72, 97; Nathan, 117. Sawgus, settlement upon the river of 15, 38 n. 2. Sawin, Daniel, occupied Phillips house, 45. Saybrook, Conn., 39. School, a moving, ordered, 71. School-buildings, number of, 139. School-house, first, in Trapelo, 80-1. School-houses, Grammar and High, 139. School-girls raise money for Soldiers' Aid Society, 111. Scolds, treatment of, 58. Screws, infinitesimal, 136. Scurvy, many sick with, 15. Sea Island cotton, 126. Seal of Watertown, 63. Second Congregational Church (Whitman's, 1826) organized, 114. Second Orthodox Church organized and dissolved, 114. Second Religious Society (1812), 109; rejoins First Church, 110. Second Religious Society (18