ed, That the Hon. Francis Foxcroft and Saml. Danforth, Esqs., Wm. Brattle, and Edmd. Trowbridge, Esqs., also the Hon. Jona.
Remington, Esq., be a committee to inspect the Grammar School in this town, and to inquire (at such times as they shall think meet) what proficiency the youth and children make in their learning.
Again, May 7, 1770, it was Voted, That a committee of nine persons be and hereby are fully empowered to chuse a Grammar Schoolmaster for said town,—the Hon. Judge Danforth, Judge Lee, Col. Oliver, Judge Sewall, Mr. Abraham Watson, Jr., Mr. Francis Dana, Major Vassall, Mr. Samuel Thacher, Jr., Mr. Professor Winthrop, they or the major part of the whole being notified, and that said committee be a committee of inspection upon the said schoolmaster, and that said committee be and hereby are empowered to regulate said school.
Generally, however, the schools were under the charge of the Selectmen until March 23, 1795, when a committee, consisting of Caleb Gannett,
William Brattle, 1755-1773.
Negatived by the Governor in 1759.
Edmund Trowbridge, 1764, 1765.
John Winthrop, 1773, 1775, 1776.
Francis Dana, 1776-1779.
Mandamus Councillors, 1774.
All resigned in Sept. 1774.
Councillors under the Constitution.
Aaron Hill, 1810, 1811, 1824, 1825.
Samuel P. P. Fay, 1818, 1819.
Timothy Fuller, 1828.
Sidney Willard, 1837, 1838.
Albion K. P. Welch, 1868.
Senators under 740, 1747.
Samuel Bowman, 1741.
Andrew Bordman [2d], 1742-1751, 1757-1768.
Edmund Trowbridge, 1750-1752, 1755, 1763, 1764.
Henry Vassall, 1752, 1756.
William Fletcher, 1753, 1754.
David Phips, 1753.
Henry Prentice, 1756.
Joseph Lee, 1764, 1765.
Thomas Gardner, 1769-1774.
John Winthrop, 1774.
Abraham Watson, Jr., 1775, 1776.
Samuel Thatcher, 1775, 1776, 1779, 1782, 1784-1786.
William Bowman, 1776.
Eliphalet Robbins, 1776.
Stephen Sewall, 1777.