134 ShipWm. GraySprague & James'sSprague & JamesR. D. ShepherdBoston299
135 ShipLondonSprague & James'sSprague & JamesAugustus NealSalem368
Repaired, at an expense ,449,270.
To Medford belongs the honor of establishing the first fisheries in London's plantation of Massachusetts Bay.
Careful and costly preparations for this business were made those vessels which had caught a cargo of fish on the Bank were expected to take them thence to London.
Sept. 3, 1635, the General Court chose a committee of six for setting forward and managing a fg early record: Thirty-five ships sailed this year (1622) from the west of England, and two from London, to fish on the New England coasts; and made profitable voyages.
Through the instrumentality ofhe country, and frequently sent to foreign lands.
The writer of this was walking in a street of London in 1834, and saw, at a shop-window, the following sign: Medford crackers.
This bread deserved a
leton — Richard Cradock, merchant of the Staple, who d. in London, 1500.
He m. Alice, dau. of John Dorrington, and had, int Nov. 1, 1623; and, 2d, Rebecca, dau. of Thomas Jordan, of London, and had--
Mathew, bap. June 3, 1632.
Thomas, bap. Feb families.
I have a copy of the third edition, printed in London, 1673.
It is a very curious and learned collection of texresfield, in the county of Sussex, some seventy miles from London.
It is believed that the only persons now living of that rant, whose kinsman he was. He was Rector of St. Martin's, London; Prebend of Norwich, 1681; Dean of Peterborough, 1689; and34, aged 19, for New England, on board the Christian, from London, and settled in Salem, where land was granted him in 1643.ry.
9Robert, of Conn.
10Elizabeth, m. John Harwood, of London.
11----, m. Robert Rolph, of Twitts, Eng.
12----, m. Ris believed to have been son of Henry Parke, a merchant of London.
By his first wife, who d. Mar. 31, 1665, he had--