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or those who were suspected. It appeared again in 1760, in the town, and the only record that we have of it is in the Treasurer's report. The report states that on Feb. 19, 1760, £ 5, i shilling and 8 pence was raised to Mr. William Tufts and another townsman, for watching at the smallpox house. The treasurer also adds, to myself and horse to Charlestown for the Doctor for Thomas Linch 2s/8. Another part of the report also states that money was paid to certain persons who furnished Captain Willis and other persons with blankets and other furnishings during their illness. One of the victims of this epidemic was the schoolmaster, William Whitmore, who died March 10, 1760, and because of his death the schools were closed till the July following. The smallpox, after having been for four years in abeyance, renewed its visitation in 1764. Town Records, Volume III., page 131. The warrant, which was issued in his Majesty's name, April 13, 1764, called all the freeholders together
Peter Tufts's upland and the quantity of this Lott is more than some of the Rest because the quality of it is not so good; and the woodlands [ ] are in the bounds thereof belong to her the sd Katherine make recompence for more than ordinary ponds that are therein. also she hath tenpounds in the house and land at Charlestown namely one quarter thereof all which together makes One hundd. fifty two pounds 12s 4d-------------------£152..12..4 Sixthly Susanna Wade Susanna Wade married Stephen Willis, Dec. 18, 1698. Died March 12, 1742. hath set out to her eight Acres of Marsh more or less that lyeth between the Widows Thirds and her sister Katherine's part of of Marsh butting upon the river south and upon Peter Tufts's upland North the measure is larger than some of the rest because the quality is not so Good;—also there is one Jsland in the bounds thereof which the said Susanna is to have to make good some loss more than Ordinary in her part by Ponds—also she is to have one quarte