Cornwall, with the Boroughs, Towns, and Parishes therein.
Somersetshire, with the Boroughs, Towns, and Parishes therein, except such as are hereunder named, 8; Bristol, 3; Taunton-Dean. 1.
Wiltshire, with the Boroughs, Towns, and Parishes therein, except Salisbury, 7 ; Salisbury, 1.
Berkshire, with the Boroughs, Towns, and Parishes therein, except Reading, 5; Reading. 1.
Surrey. with the Boroughs, Towns, and Parishes therein, except Southwark, 5; Southwark, 2.
Middlesex, with the Boroughs, Towns, and Parishes therein, except such as are hereunder named, 4; London, 8: Westminster and the Duchy, 2.
Hertfordshire, with the Boroughs, Towns, and Parishes therein, 6.
Buckinghamshire, with the Boroughs, Towns, and Parishes therein, 6.
Oxfordshire, with the Boroughs, Towns, and Parishes therein, except such as are hereunder named, 4; Oxford City, 2; Oxford University, 2.
Gloucestershire, with the Boroughs, Towns, and Parishes therein, except Glouces
1; Colchester, 2; Gloucestershire, 5; Gloucester, 2; Tewkesbury, 1; Cirencester, 1; Herefordshire, 4; Hereford, 1; Leominster, 1; Hertfordshire, 5; St. Alban's, 1; Hertford, 1; Huntingdonshire, 3; Huntingdon, 1; Kent, 11; Canterbury, 2; Rochester, 1; Maidstone, 1 ; Dover, 1; Sandwich, 1; Queenborough, 1; Lancashire, 4; Preston, 1; Lancaster, 1; Liverpool, 1; Manchester, 1; Leicestershire, 4; Leicester, 2; Lincolnshire, 10; Lincoln, 2; Boston, 1; Grantham, 1; Stamford, 1; Great Grimsby, 1; Middlesex, 4; London, 6; Westminster, 2; Monmouthshire, 3; Norfolk, 10; Norwich, 2; Lynn-Regis, 2; Great Yarmouth, 2; Northamptonshire, 6; Peterborough, 1; Northampton, 1; Nottinghamshire, 4; Nottingham, 2; Northumberland, 3; Newcastle-upon-Tyne, 1; Berwick, 1; Oxfordshire, 5; Oxford City, 1; Oxford University, 1; Woodstock, 1; Rutlandshire, 2; Shropshire, 4; Shrewsbury, 2; Bridgnorth, 1; Ludlow, 1; Staffordshire, 3; Lichfield, 1; Stafford, 1; Newcastle-under-Lyne, 1; Somersetshire, 11; Bristol, 2;
March ye 17th 1687-8.
Mass. Arch., CXXVIII. 111, 112.
Subsequently, another order of notice was issued:—
Boston 22d June 1688. Mr. Sheriff, You may give notice to any persons that lay claim to the land in Cambridge petitioned for by Edward Randolph Esq., that on Thursday next, in the forenoon, they appear before his Excellency in Council, and give their full answer therein.
I am, sir, your servant, John West, D. Sec.
Superscribed, To Samuell Gookin Esq. High Sheriff of Middlesex, at Cambridge.
Ibid., p. 281.
At the time appointed, the proprietors of the lands in controversy presented their case more fully:—
The Reply of the proprietors of those lands lying between Sanders Brook and Spy Pond near unto Watertown, in the County of Middlesex, to an answer made to their address presented to your Excellency and the honorable Council, referring to the petition of Edward Randolph Esq., he praying a grant of seven hundred acres, part of the abovesaid tract of l
38, 1642, 1643; Deputy or Representative, 1636, 1642-1645, five years, and Speaker of the House in 1645.
While a member of the House he was frequently placed on important committees, especially in relation to military affairs.
In 1645 he was elected one of the Reserve Commissioners of the United Colonies.
He was appointed in 1637 Captain of the first train-band in Camb.; became a member of the Artillery Co. in 1638, and its Captain in 1643; and when a similar company was incorporated in Middlesex, 14 May 1645, he was placed at the head of it. He was one of the Commissioners and Commander-in-chief of the expedition sent to Rhode Island, in 1643, to apprehend Samuel Gorton and his company.
He returned to England about the end of 1645, became a Colonel in Cromwell's army, and was reported to be slain in the wars in Ireland, in the year 1652.
（Mid. Court Files.) By his w. Alice he had, in Camb., Elizabeth, b. 27 Mar. 1640, d. July 1640; Thomas, b. 19 June 1642, d. 16 July 1642; Eliza