a time and at his own expense, unless his men and business were in the neighborhood.
The Major Jonathan Wade houses.
In 1689, when Major Jonathan Wade died, and his estate was divided among his heirs, there were but two dwelling houses spoken of in the division, viz.: the brick house on Brooks lane and the house by Marble brook.
The brick house, as has been before stated, was built by Major Jonathan Wade, and certain parts of it were set off to Major Wade's widow; to his son, Dudley Wade, and to his daughters, Prudence Swan and Elizabeth Wade.
The house by Marble brook was set off to his daughter, Katherine Wyer.
This house stood where the Puffer house now stands.
The four houses West of Marble brook.
In 1660, when Messrs. Thomas Brooks and Timothy Wheeler purchased of Mr. Edward Collins the westerly portion of the Cradock farm, consisting of four hundred acres of land, there was but one house mentioned in the deed, and that house stood on the south side of the