e a month's diet of the 4 children is owing me for
On a fly-leaf of the same volume, we find the disposition of a benefaction:—
Item, Mr. Harlakingdon gave the Church a legacye of 20l.
In the will of Roger Harlakenden, 1638, is this bequest: I give to Mr. Shepard our pastor forty pounds, and to our Elders that wch is in their hands, and to the pore brethren of our congregation twentye pounds to be ordered by Mr. Shepard.
, wch wee receved a young cow for it of Mr. Pellam
Herbert Pelham, Esq., married the widow of Harlakenden. in the beginning of the year 1640.
Wee gave the summers milk of the cow to brother Towne and brother John French; the first calfe dyed.
The winteringe cost to John Stone 25s. wch some the second calfe was sold for. The second summers milke wee gave to sister Manninge and brother John French.
The 3d summers milke was yelded Elder Frost and alsoe all the winteringe of it. The beginning of the year 1643 wee yeelded it Elder Frost for his owne; at
cial service, with the exception before named.
Thomas Dudley, 1635, 1636.
Held one or other of these offices every year, residing elsewhere, until he died, July 31, 1653.
John Haynes, 1634, 1636.
Roger Harlakenden, 1636-1638.
Herbert Pelham, 1645-1649.
Daniel Gookin, 1652-1675, 1677-1686.
Thomas Danforth, 1659-1678.
Councillors under the second Charter.
Thomas Danforth, 1693-1699.
John Leverett, 1706.
Thomas Oliver, 1715.
Died in office, October 31, or Novem649, 1651, 1653-1655, 1669-1676.
Abraham Shaw, 1640.
Edward Collins,* 1641.
Roger Shaw, 1641, 1642, 1644, 1645.
John Russell, 1642, 1643,.1648.
Edward Oakes, 1642-1646, 1648, 1649, 1652, 1655, 1657-1664, 166-1668, 1670-1678.
Herbert Pelham, 1645.
Thomas Beale, 1645, 1647, 1651, 1653.
Richard Hildreth, 1645.
Thomas Danforth, 1645-1669, 1671.
John Cooper, 1646, 1648, 1650, 1652, 1654, 1656-1681, 1683, 1685-1690.
Robert Holmes,* 1649, 1657, 1662.