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Isaac Grosse and the high wa^' on the north : Wilhara Da vies
junior and the streete on the south: Edward Bendall, Valentine
Hill and William Davies on the west.



[56.] Isaac Grosse his possession icitJiin the limits of Boston.

1. One house bounded with W™. Pierce on the south and the
east : Edward Bendall west : and the Cove on the north.

2. Also a house and garden about lialfe an Acre bounded with
W™. Beamsley on the south : the wa}' on the west : the Bay and
John Sweete northerly.

3. Also another house and garden bounded with John Seaberry
south : John Sweete north : Walter Merry west : and the Bay east.

TT"". Davies, Junior, his possession within the limits of Boston.
One house bounded with William Pierce east and north : Valen-
tine Hill on the west : and the streete on the south.



[57.] William Hudson, senior, his possession within the limits of
Boston.

1. One house and yard bounded with the streete on the north:
the Bay on the east : Mr. Winthrop on the south : and W™. Davies,
senior, on the west.

2. Also a lot in the new field coutaineing about f^'Ve Acres
bounded with Richard Cooke on the east : and Mr. Thomas Clarke
on the west. Sould to Thomas Buttolph, page 42.

3. Also a garden plot towards the Fort hill, bounded with
Robert Scott on the east: Nathaniell Eaton, Richard Hogg and
Francis East on the west : Amos Richardson on the south : and
Nicholas Parker on the north.



William Davies, senior, his possession within the limits of
Boston.

1. One house bounded with AV™. Hudson, senior, on the east:
the streete on the north : M'. Winthrop on the south and on the
■west

2. Also another house and a.bout three quarters of an Acre
bounded with the water on the southeast: and Richard Gridley
southwest, northwest and northeast.

3. Also one Acre bounded with Jacob Eliot east and south : M"".



The Book of Possessions, 23

Colbonrne west : and the sea on the north. This lies in Mr.
Colboiirncs field.



[58.] Robert Scott his possessio7i within the limits of Boston.

1 . One house bouiuled with Mr. Thomas Leverit on the east and
on the south, and with the streete on the west and on the north.

2. Also a garden bounded with Capt. Robert Keine on the east :
Thomas Oliver on the west : John Webb on the north.

3. Also a garden bounded with Mr. Thomas Leverit on the
east : Henr}' AVebb on the south : and the high way on the west
and on the north.

4. Also a garden plot bounded with Jacob Leger on the east :
W". Hudson, senior, on the west: Nicholas Parker and James Pen
on the north : and Edward Bates on the south.



William Parsons his possession rvithin the limits of Boston.

One house and garden bounded with the lane on the west : Henry
Webb on the north : James Davics on the east : and the sringate*
on the south.



[59.] James Davies his possession ivithin the limits of Boston.

One house and garden bounded with Thomas Leverit on the
north : the marsh on the east : William Parsons on the west : and
the Springate on the south.



Henry Webb his possession within, the limits of Boston.

1. One house and garden bounded with the market place on the
north : the ould meeting house and the lane on the east : the high-
way on the south : and Mrs. Hudson on the west.

2. Also a garden bounded with John Leverit on the east: the
high way and Robert Scot on the north : the lane on the west : and
Mr. Thomas Oliver on the south.

3. Also another garden bounded with Robert Wing and Raph
Mason on the east : the lane on the south : George Burden on the
north : and the Coiho. on the west.



[60.] liichard Fairebanks hi^ 2)ossession within the limits of
Boston.

1. One house and garden bounded with Capt. Keine on the
north and on the east : Mr. Oliver on the south : and the high
streete on the west.

2. Also a garden bounded with William Aspinwall on the south
and on the east : Zaccheus Bosworth, John S3-n(lerlant, Richard
Cooke, John Lugg and Arthur Perry on the north : and the
Common on the west.

3. Also foure Acres in the New field bounded with M^ Tho :
Orn-er north : Georg Burden and Henry Pease south : Isaac
AUington, Alexander Beck and James Browne west : and the
River on the east.

4. Also five Acres in the Fort field bounded with ]\Ir. Hibbins

* The word should be Springate.



24 City Docuivient No. 46. — Part 2.

northeast : Robert Turner southwest : John Spoore west : the
Coinoa north : and Richard Gridlc}' southeast,

TF". Corser his possession vdthiu the limits of Boston.

One house and garden bounded with M^ Thomas Oliver on the
south and ou the west : Capt. Robert Keine on the north : and the
hme on the east.

22 (G) 1G49. James Everill of Boston granted to W"\ Courser
of Boston a certaine houselott bounded on the southeast with
Robt. Porter and the streete north east, W™. Tynge south, Evan
Thomas northwest. And this was b}' an absolute deed dated 22
(6) 1G49, before AV™. Aspinwall notary publ.



[61.] John Leverit his possession ivithin the limits of Boston.
One house and yard bounded with Richard Parker on the south
and on the west : the streete on the north and on the east.



Richard Parker his possession ivithin. the li^nits of Boston.

One house, barne and yard bounded with the market steed* on the
east : John Leverit on the north : the prison 3-ard west : and
Richard Truesdaile and the meeting house on the south.

18 (8) 1G51. M^ Adam Winthrop by order from his brother
Major Stephen Winthrop for valueable consideration reed, granted
to Mr. Rich. Parker of Boston that house in the 3'ard that belonged
to his Fathers dwelling house by the spring, southeast from the
sd dwelling house, with fourty foote of gi-ound fronting to the
spring : and backward to the pales of the garden. Dat. ^th
decemb. 1G50. Adam AYinthrop and a seale

Witness Michael Powell.
Valentine Hill.

The sixth day of the ninth month, 1651.
Whereas amongst other things conteined in a letter written by
M''. Stephen Winthrope to his brother M''. Adam Winthrope beare-
ing date the sixt day of february anno domi 1G50. the sayd Ste-
phen Winthrope doth authorize the sayd Adam Winthrope to sell
some lands for hira heere in New England as appearcs in these
words viz. : for those tilings vow ilientioned for my land in New
England and howse I must reterr it to yow, rather than it should
deca}' for want of repaii-e I would sell it. I rcferr it wholy to
yow. I know yow will doe for me as for youre selfe and yow can
better judge uppon the place then I at this distance. Wee whose
names are hereunto subscribed that it is a true coppy of so much of
the sd letter as concernes this buisenes. Examined b}' us the day
and yeare abovesd.

Rich. Brackett,-
Richard Martin,
Nathaniell Souther,
Adam Winthrop.
This writing was acknowledged by M^ Adam Winthrop to be

* An obsolete word, also spelt stead. It raeanphraim Pope east.
This is againe sould, see page 70.

3. Also in the Newfield a certaine parcell bounded with W"\
Hudson, senior, west : Valentine Hill east.

4. Also a Farme at Braintree of thirty f^'ve Acres bounded
with Thomas Savage northwards : James Browne southwards : the
Bay eastwards : and Rocky ground westwards.

5. Also seven Acres more bounded with Thomas Savadge north :
James Browne and John Webb south : W™. Werdall west.

6. Also one Acre and quarter marsh, bounded with Thomas
Savage and Monotaquit River east : John Davies and Oliver Mel-
lowes west.



[75,] John Lugg his possession within the limits of Boston.

One house and garden bounded with Richard Cooke west :
Richard Fairebanks south : Arthur Periy east : and the streete
north.



Arthur Perry his possessio7i ivithin the limits of Boston.

One house and 3'ard and garden bounded with John Lugg west :
Richard Fairebanks south : the streete north : M^ Haugh, Fi'ancis
Loyall, Thomas Grubb and Thomas Millard east.



30 City Document No. 46. — Part 2.

[76.] Francis Ljjle his possp.ssions within the limits of Boston.

1. Oue house and garden bounded with M"". Haugh on the
north : the streete east ; Arthur Ferry west : and Tliomas Millard
south.

2. Also halfe an Acre in the New field,

Thomas Millard his possession loithin the limits of Boston.

1. One house and garden bounded with Francis Ljde north:
Thomas Grubb south : Arthur Ferry west : and the streete east.

2. Also in the New field halt'e an Acre bounded with Richard
Truesdale west: Thomas Scotto east: Nathaniell Eaton north:
and the Coinon south.

3. Also one Acre in the Newfield bounded with Jane Farker
west : William Wilson east : Zacchcus Hosworth and John Ruggle
north, and also Edward Dennis north : and on the south.

10 (8) IGol. Zacchens Bosworth granted to Tho. Millard (for
valueable consideration reed) a p'cell land in Gentry field cont. one
Acre be it more or lesse, bounded with Edw. Hutchinsons land
north : the Cofnoii south : Thomas Millard east : and Zaccheus
Bosworth west: and this was by an absolute deed dat. 10th Octo-
ber, IGJl. Sealed and dd. in presence of William Aspinwall, not-
publ. and Eaph Roote.



[77.] William Asjjinwall his jwssession loithin the limits of
Boston.

1. One house and garden bounded with Richard and Thomas
Grubb on the north : the Coinon on the west : the high streete
on the east : and Richard Cooke and Ephraim Fope on the south.

2. Also at Muddy River nine Acres surrounded witii the Cedar
swamp and Nathaniell Woodward the elder.

3. Also at Hogg Island one Acre of Upland and three quarters
of Marsh bought of Mrs. Ormsbie.

Concerning the windmill, see the great booke of Records of
Copies, &c.

AV'illiam Davies, apothecary, for good and valueable consider-
ation, granted to W'". Aspinwall of Boston a p'cell of land in
Boston be the same halfe an Acre more or lesse bounded with the
land of the sd. W"\ Aspinwall south and east: the Coinon west:
Zaccheus Bosworth, Barker, Richard Cooke, Robert Wright,

and Bomsted north : and this appcarcs l)y a deed dated

11th November, IGol. Sealed and d'd. in presence of John
Sanfford.



Thomas Grubb his 2yossession within the limits of Boston.

One house and garden bounded with Thomas jNIillard north :
Arthur Ferry west : AVilliam Aspinwall south and the high streete
east.



[78.] Ephraim Pojyes possession rcithin the limits of Boston.

One house and garden bounded with William Aspinwall north :
Richard Cooke west : Ednunid Dennis soutli : and tlie liigh streete
east.



The Book of Possessions. 31

Edmund Dennis his j^ossession v)i/hfn the limits of Boston.

1. One house and garden bounded with Ei)hraim Pope north :
Edmund JaekUn south : the streete east : liichard Cooke and
Daniel IMaud west.

2. Also in the new field halfe an Acre bounded with John
Ruggle cast : Zaccheus Bosworth west : Thomas IMillard south :
Mr. Thomas Clark north.

3. Also a smale parccll bounded with James Everill eastwards :
the lane and streete southwest and northwest.

4. Also at Braintree about twenty Acres bounded with Thomas
Metson east: Alexander Plimlc}' westwards: Valentine Hill
southwards.

[79.] Edivard JacMin his 2^ossession ivithin the limits of
Boston.

One house and garden bounded with Edmund Dennis north :
William Townsend south : the streete east : and Daniell Maud
west. Aliened, see p. 116.

22 (3) 1G47. Richard Cooke of Boston granted unto Edmund
Jaclvlin halfe an Acre of land in Bosto, being bounded with AV".
Aspiuwall north : Daniell Maud south : the Coinon west : and
Ephraim Pope east : and this was b}' a deed dated, sealed and d'd,
10 (2) 1G45 in presence of "William Aspinwall, public Notary.
This is againe sould, p. 125.

22 (3) 1G47. Daniell Maud of Boston granted to Edmund Jack-
lin of the same, halfe an Acre of land in Ijoston, bounded Aviih
Eich. Cookes north : the Coulon west : Rich. Sherman south :
and Edmund Jacklin east: and this by a deed dated 13 (8) 1G43,
in p'sence of Ilatavill Nutter and Edward Starbuck, Elders of the
Church at Dover. This is againe sould, p. 125.

William Townsend his jyossession. ivithin the limits of Boston.
One house and garden bounded with Edmund Jacklin north :
Jane Parker south : the streete east : and Daniell Maud west.

[80.] Jane ParJcer her possession tuithin the limits of Boston.

1. One house and garden bounded with the streete east and
south : William Townsend north : ^and Richard Sherman west.

2. Also halfe an Acre in the new field bounded with Thomas
Millard eastwards: David Sellick, Nathaniell Chappele, Jacob
Leger and ]\P. Pepes southwards : William Beamsley, Richard
Sherman, and Zaccheus Bosworth northwest.

3. Also fourty Acres of land at Muddy River bounded with —
Jane Parker, the widdow of Richard Parker, intending to

marrie, did b}- a deed of gift thus dispose of her land. Unto M;:r-
garet her daughter and her heires, she did give out of her hous3-
lott twenty one foote square in the angle at the meeting of the
streets. Then all her house and lott, also the halie Acre in
the newfield, and fourty Acres at Muddy river, she doth give to
her sonns, viz', halfe to John Parker her eldest and his heiros, and
the other halfe equally to be divided betwixt Thomas and Noah
and theire heires, and if the one dve, then to descend to the sur-



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