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Jarrett Bourne, on the North East and South East with Muddy
River Marsh, and on the North West with William Beamsley.

7. William Beamsley, sixteene acrs : bounded on the South
East with John Biggs, on the South West with the Cedar swamp,
and on the North East with Muddy ryver marsh, and on North
West with Thomasyn Scottna, Widdow.

8. Thomasyn Scottua, Widdow, sixteene acrs : bounded on the
South East with William Beamslej', on the South West with the
Cedar swamp, and on the North East with Muddy River Marsh,
and on the North West on Alexander Becke.

9. Alexander Becke eight acrs: bounded on the South East
with Thomasyn Scottua, Widdow, on the South West with the
Cedar swampe, and on the North East with Muddy River marsh,
and on the North West with Raphe Route, laborer.

10. Raphe Route, twelve acrs : bounded on the South East with
Alexander Becke, on the North East with a. little marsh at the
mouth of Charles Ryver, and on the * Robert Reade on the North
West.

11. Robert Reade, eight acrs : bounded on the South East with
Raphe Route, and the said little marsh on the North East, with
Charles River riming from thence towards the south West, a
quarter of a myle in length, towards the Surveyors marke, and on
Mathew Ines on the Northwest.

12. Mathew Ines, eight acrs: bounded on the south East with
Robert Reade, on the North East with Charles River, of the same
length towards the South West, and on Anthony- Harker on the
North West.

[18.] 13. Anthony Harker, eight acrs : bounded on the South
East with Mathew Ines, on the North East with Charles River, and
of the same length to the South West, and on John Pemmerton on
the Northwest.

14. John Pemmerton, eight acrs : bounded on the South East
with Anthony Harker, on North East with Charles River, and of
the same length to the South West, and on George Griggs on the
North West.

15. George Griggs, twentie and eight acrs: bounded on the
South East with John Pemmerton, on the North East with Charles

* Evidently an omission here in the original.



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Eyver, and of tho same length to the South West, and on James
Fiteh and Richard Fitch on the Northwest.

IG. James Fitch and Hiehard Fitch, sixteene acrs : bounded on
the Soulli East witii George Griggs and I^lmund .laekson, on the
Korth Fast -with Charles River and on tlie North West Avith
Watertowne, and on Anne Ormesby, Widdow, on Uie Southwest.

17. Anne Ormesby, Widdow, eight acrs : bounded on tlie South
East side, and on both ends, with tlie Cedar Swamp, and on
Nathaniell Woodward the elder on the South West.

18. Nathaniell Woodward the elder, twenty and eight acrs:
bounded on the South East with Anne Ormesby, Widdow, on the
North East with the Cedar swamj), the South East side extending
GO rodd and the North West side 80 Kodd towards the Southwest.

19. oJnmes Johnson, eight acrs : bounded on the South East with
Nathaniell Woodward, being 80 Rodd in length, and on Nathaniell
Heaton to the Northwest.

20. Nathaniell Ileaton, twenty acrs : bounded on the South
East with James Johnson, being 80 Rodd in length, and on
Ednnnid Jackson to the Northwest.

21. Edmund Jackson, eight acrs: bounded on the South East
with Nathaniell Ileaton, and of the same length towards the North
East, and on the North West with James Fitch and Richard Fitch,
and on the Southwest with a Swamp.

22. Richard Bulgar, twenty acrs : bounded on the South East
with Edward Browne, and on M^ AVilliam (^oulborne, on the
North East with the Cedar SAvamp and Nathaniell Woodward, the
North West syde being 80 Rodd in length.

23. Elizabeth Purton, Widdow, eight acrs: bounded on the
South East with Richard Bulgar, and of the same length towards
the South West and North East, and on William Salter towards
the North West.

24. William Salter, eight acrs: bounded on the South East
with Widdowe I'urton, of the same length to the South West and
North East, and on William Wilson to the North West.

25. William AVilson, twelve acrs: bounded on the South East
with William Salter, and of the same length to the Southwest
and North East, and on William Townsend to the Northwest.

26. William Townsend, eight acrs: bounded to the South
East with William Wilson, on the Northwest Avith a Swamp bj'
]^^^ John Coggeshall's AVigwam and William Dyneley.

27. William Dyneley, fonre and twenty acrs : bounded on the
South East with William Townsend, and on the North East by
the said Swamp, extending to the southwest about 40 Rodd in
length, and on liichard Tappin to the Northwest.

28. Richard Tappin, foure and twenty acrs: bounded on tlie
South East with William Dyneley, and on the North East with tlie
said Swamp, extending to the Sonth West about 40 Rodd in
length, and on the North West b}' Newtowne, a small peece of
land lying betweene.

29. Francis Bushnall. foure and twenty acrs, lying in the forme
of a Tryangle : bounded on the South with IM''. William Coulborne,
and on the North East with Richard Bulgar, Widdow Piuton and
William Salter, and on Henry Elkyn to the Northwest.



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30. Henry Elkyn, eight acrs : bounded on the South I-Cast witli
Francis Bushnall, and on the South west wiih J\F. Willyam Coul-
borne, being about 70 Rodd iu length and on Kichard Fairbancke
to the Noith west.

31. Richard Fairbancke, throe and twenty' acrs : bounded on
the South P^ast with Henry Elkyn, and on the South end partly
with M^ Willih Coulborne, being 80 Rodd in length on the
Northwest syde.

[19.] 32. John Mylam, fourteene acrs: bounded on the
South East with Richard Fairbancke, being 80 Rodd in length to
the South West and North East, and on Robte Walker to the
North West.

33. Robte Walker, fourteene acrs : bounded on the South East
with John Mylam, on the Northwest with James Davisse, and a
fresh marsh by Newtowne, being 80 Rodd in length to the South-
west and North East.

34. James Davisse, tenn acrs : bounded on the South East
with Robte Walker, on the North East with the said fresh marsh
extending from it to the Southwest about 40 Rodd on the North-
west bv Newtowne, about 2 acres of ground overplus betweene.

3o. Willyam Pell, five and twenty acrs : bounded on the South
West with M''. Willih Coulborne and a brooke running betweene
M"". John Cotton and him on the Northwest S}de, being 80 Rodd in
length.

3G. Robte Reynolds, five and twenty acrs : bounded on the
South East with Wilhli Pell, and John Cranwell and George
Baytes, on the North West with Newtowne, being on the North-
west sjTle half a myle in length.

37. John Cranwell, tenn acrs : bounded on. the South East with
M^ John Cotton, on the North East with the said Freshbrooke,
and on the Northwest with Robte Reynolds and George Baytes.

38. George Baytes, fifteene acrs, bounded on the North East
with John Cranwell, on the South East with M"". John Cotton,
and on the Northwest with Robte Reynolds,

39. Philemon Pormont, thirtie acrs: bounded on the North
East with John Cranwell, on the South East with M'. Thomas
Leveritt, and l^y a peeee of ground lying betweene him and M"".
John Cotton, on ye Northwest with NewtQwne.

40. Robert Mears, twenty acrs.: bounded on the North East
with M^ Thomas Olyvar, on the South East with Roxburie, and on
the Southwest with Captaine John Underbill, his land lyeth in
forme of a Tryangle.

41. Edward Be ndall, five and thirty acrs: bounded on the
South East Avith Robte Meares, on the North East with M"".
Thomas Leveritt, extending it self to the North West side about
70 Rodd in length, and on Thomas Wardall to the Southwest.

42. Thomas Wardall, twentie acrs : bounded on the South
East with Edward Bendall, on the North East with M'". Leveritt,
extending it self on the North West side 80 Rodd in length.

43. M'. Willyam Blackstone, fifteene acrs : bounded on the
South East with Thoniiis Wardall, extending itself 80 Rodd in
length to the Southwest and North East and on Robte Tytus to
the North West.



26 City Document No. 46.

44. Robert Tytus, twenty acrs : bounded on the South East with
M^ Blackstoue, extending it self 80 Rodd in length towards the
Southwest and North East, and on William Courser to the North-
west.

45. William Courser, tenn acrs: bounded on the South East
with Robert Tytus, being 80 Rodd in length to the Southwest and
North-East, and on Alexander Winchester to the Northwest.

4G. Alexander Winchester, twenty acrs : bounded on the South
East with William Courser, being 80 Rodd in length towards the
Southwest and Noi'th East, and on Henry Burchall to the North
west.

47. Henry Burchall, fifteene acrs : bounded on the South-East
with Alexander Winchester, being 80 Rodd in length to the South-
west and North East, and on Robte Turner to the Northwest.

48. Robert Turner, tenn acrs : bounded on the South East with
Henr}- Burchall, on the Northwest with Newtowne, being 80 Rodd
in length to the Southwest and North East.

49. William Denning, tenn acrs: bounded on the South East
with Roxbur}-, being 80 Rodd in length to the South west and
North East, and on John Arratt to the Northwest.

50. John Arratt, tenn acrs : bounded on the South East with
William Denning, being in length 80 Rodd to the South West and
North East, and on Captaine John Underhill to the Northwest.

[30.] 51. Captaine John Underhill, fovu-escore acrs: bounded
on the South East with John Arratt, being 92 Rodd in length on
the Northwest syde.

52. William Talmage, fifteene acrs : bounded on the South
East with Captaine John Underhill, being 80 Rodd in length to the
Southwest and North East, and upon Thomas Snow on the North-
west.

53. Thomas Snow, tenn acrs : bounded on the South East with
William Talmage, being 80 Rodd in length to the Southwest and
North East, and upon Isaack Grosse on the Northwest.

54. Isaack Grosse, fiftie acrs : bounded on the South East
with Thomas Snow, beinge 80 Rodd in length to the Southwest
and North East.

M^ WiUiam Coulborne, a hundred and fiftie acrs : bounded on
the North West b}^ Francis Bushnall, Henry Elkin, Richard Faire-
bank and William Pell, to the West by WiUiam Pell, to the South
by a fresh brooke running betweene him and M"". Cotton, to the
North East by Edward Browne, and to the East by Muddy River.

]VP. John Cotton, all the ground lying betweene the twoe brooks
next unto M^ Coulbornes Allotment, and so to the other end unto
the shortest Cutting over beyond the hill toward the North West,
Conteyning twoe hundred and fiftie acrs (belt more orlesse),
bounded on the North by the said fresh brooke, on the west by John
Cramme and George Bates, on the South by a fresh brooke run-
ning betweene him and M"". Leveritt, and on the East by Muddy
River.

M^ Thomas Leveritt, a hundred acrs ; bounded on the North b}'
the saj'd fresh brooke running betweene him and M^ Cotton ; on



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the West by Edward Bendall and Philemon Pormont ; on the
South by M". Oliver, the East end being a sharp Angle.

M"". Thomas Oliver, a hundred acrs : bounded on the North with
M^ Leveritt ; on the West with Robte Meares ; on the South with
Rocksbur}', the East end being a sharp Angle.

M'. Thomas Oliver, fifteene acrs of Marsh : bounded on the
South with jMuddy River ; on the West with Jarratt Bourne, the
browes of his Upland being 80 Rodd in length ; and on the North
with M'". Leveritt.

M\ Thomas Leveritt, fifteene acrs of the same Marsh next
adioyning : bounded on the South with M''. Oliver ; on the West
with" the browes of the Upland, there being 80 Rodd in length ; and
on the North with INF. Coulborne.

M"". William Coulborne, tenn acrs of the same Marsh : bounded
on the South with M"". Leveritt ; on the West with the browes of
the Upland, there being 80 Rodd in length ; and on the North with
Robte Walker.

Robte Walker, five acrs of the same marsh : bounded on the
South with M'. Coulborne ; on the West with the browes of the
Upland, there being 80 Rodd in length, and 10 Rodd broad.

And for the more cleare distinctions of all these, the Markes and
Lymmitts of the Survayors are extant.

[21.] The great Allottments at Rumley Marsh and Pullen
Point.

ImprjTuis : M^ Henry Vane, Esq., two hundred acrs : bounded
on the South with M^ Richard Bellingham ; on the West with
Charlestowne ; on the North with M"'. Winthropp ; and on the East
with the highway there.

2. M''. John Winthropp, the Elder, a hundred and fiftie acrs:
bounded on the South with M'. Vane ; on the West with Charles-
towne ; on the North with M^ Newgate and James Penn ; and on
the East with the highway.

3. James Penn, fiftie acrs: bounded on the South and on the
West with M^ Winthrop ; on the North with M^ Newgate ; and on
the East with the higliwa}'.

4. M'". John Newgate, a hundred and twelve acrs : bounded on
the South with M'. Winthrop and James Penn ; on the West with
Charlestowne ; on the North with M^ Sanford ; and on the East
with the highway.

5. M"". John Sanford, a hundred acrs: bounded on the South
with W. Newgate ; on the West with Charlestowne ; on the North
with Thomas Marshall ; and on the East with the highway.

6. Thomas Marshall, seventye acrs : bounded on the South with
M^ Sanford ; on the West with Charlestowne ; on the North with
M^ Keine and Thomas Matson ; and on the East with the
highway.

7. Thomas Matson, eight and twenty acrs : bounded on the
South and on the West with Thomas Marshall ; and on the North
with M"^ Keine and Beniamyn Gillam ; and on the East with the
highwa3^

8. Beniamyn Gillam, eight and twenty acrs : bounded on the



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South with Thomas Matson ; on the West with M^ Keine ; and
on the North with John Gallopp ; and on the East with the
highway.

"9. John Gallopp, nine and forty acrs : bounded on the South
with Beniamyn Gillam ; on the West and on the North with M^
Keine ; and on the East with the highway.

10. M^ Robte Keine, three hundred and fourteene acrs :
bounded on the South with Thomas Marshall, Thomas jNIatson and
John Gallopp ; on the West with Charlestowne ; and on the East
with Beniamin Gillam, John Gallopp, and the highway.

11. M'. John Coggeshall, twoe hundred acrs: bounded on the
South with M^ Keine and M"'. Cogan ; on the West with Charles-
towne ; on the North with Saugust ; and on the East with the
Sandy beach unto the mouth of Saugust River.

12. M'. John Cogan, two hundred and tenn acrs: bounded on
the North with M^ John Coggeshall ; on the East with the beach ;
on the South with M^ Hardiug ; and on the West with the
highway.

13. M^ Robte Harding, a hundred acrs : bounded on the North
with M"". Cogan ; on the East with the Beach ; on the South with
Nicholis Willys ; and on the West with the highway.

14. Nicholis Willys, nyne and forty acrs: bounded on the
North with M\ Harding ; on the East with the Beach ; on the
South with ; and on the west with the highway.

15. John Odlin, fourescore and foure Acrs: bounded on the
North with Nicholis Willys ; and on the South with Richard
Tuttell ; on the East with the beach, and on the highway to the
West.

Some of the AUottments at Pulling Point Necke.

William Stidson, 30 Acrs of upland and marsh together ; bounded
towards the North and North East by the said AUottments of
John Oliver and Thomas Fayreweather, towards the East by the
aforesaid northermost Creeke, and towards the south by the
AUottments of Edward Baytes, and towards the West by the
Common highway aforesaid.

Edward Bayts, 14 Acrs of upland and marsh together : bounded
towards the North by the said AUottment of William Stidson,
towards the East by the said Northermost Creeke, towards the
South by the Allotment of Thomas Matson, and towards the West
by the said highway.

Thomas Matson, 28 Acrs of upland and marsh together : bounded
towards the North by the said Allotment of Ed. Bayts, towards
the East by Fishers Creeke, towards the West by the said Way,
and towards the South by the AUottment of M"". Edward Gibones.

M^ Edward Gibones, 110 Acrs of upland and marsh together:
bounded towards the North by the AUottment of the said Thomas
Matson, towards the East and South b3- Fishers Creeke, and the
Common shoi-e, and towards the West by the said highway.

[22.] These are of the great allottraents at Rumlej- Marsh and
PuUen Point.



Boston Town Records, 1637. 29

M"". Richard Tnttell, a hundred threescore and one acres :
bounded on the North with , on the East

with the Beach, ou the South with M"'. Glover, and on the West
with the highway.

M'. Glover, nyne and fortie aers : bounded on the North

with M'. Tuttell, on the East with the Beach, on the South with
M''. Dyar, and on the West with the highway'.

INI''. William Dyar, twoe and fortie aers : bounded on the North
with M^ Glover, on the East with the Beach, on the South with
M^ Cole, and on the West with the highway.

M^ Samuell Cole, a hundred and live aers : bounded on the
North with W. Dyar, on the East with the Beach, on the South
with M''. William Brenton, and вАҐn the West with the highwa}'.

M^ William Brenton, a hundred sixtie and foare aers : bounded
on the North with M''. Cole, on the East with the Beach, on the
South with W. William Aspinwall, and on the West with the
high way.

M^ William Aspinwall, a hundred sixtie and foure aers : bounded
on the North with M^ Brenton, on the East with the Beach
and M^ Pierce, and on the South and on the West point with
Crooked lane.

The quantitj'cs and bounds of the Lotts at Pullen Pojait Necke.

M"". William Aspinwall, 22 aers of upland at the nethermost
point of the necke, towards the south : it is bounded by the
AUottment of Thomas Buttalph, and towards the West by the 6
aers of marsh granted to M^ John Sanford.

John Sanford, 6 aers of Marsh, bounded towards the North

, towards the East by the Upland of William

Aspinwall, towards the South by the AUottment of Thomas

Buttalph, towards the West by the AUottment of the Governor,

M"". John Winthropp, sen''.

Thomas Buttalph, aers of Upland and Marsh : bounded

towards the East and north East by the Sea shore, towards the
South and South East by the Allotment of William Peirce,
towards the West and southwest by the AUottment of Thomas
Fayreweather, towards the Noi'th and North West by the above-
said land of William Aspinwall.

M^ John Winthrop, sen"".. Governor: 50 aers of Upland and
Marsh together : bounded towards the North by the great salt
Creeke compassing Hog Island, Easterly towards the East by
John Sanfords 6 aers of INIarsh, towards the South and south
East 1.iy the said AUottment of Thomas Buttalph and Thomas Faire-
weather, and towards the West by the AUottment of John Oliver.

.lohn Oliver, 50 Aers of upland and marsh together : bounded
towards the North b}- the said great Creeke, towards the East by
the said AUottment of the Governor, M'. John Winthrop, sen"".,
towards the south b}- the AUottments of Thomas Faireweather and
William Stidson of Wynesemitt, and towards the West b}' the
AUottment of William JBrenton.

Willyam Brenton, 64 aers of Upland and Marsh together:
bounded towards the North by said great Creeke, towards the



30 City Document No. 46.

East by the said Allottment of John Olyver, towards the South bj-
the Allotment of William Stidson, and towards the West b}- the
Common shore.

Elias Mavericke, 12 Aers of upland : bounded towards the North
by the Common shore, towards the East by an higliwa}' 2 rodd in
breadth, running betwecue the Lotts over the Neck, towards the
south by the Allottment of Valentine Hill, and towards the W^est
by the Common shore.

Valentyne Hill, GO Acrs of Upland : bounded towards the north
by the said Allottment of Elias Mavericke, towards the East by
the said high way, towards the South by the Allottment of Raph
Hudson, and towards the West and southwest bj- the Common
shore.

Raph Hudson, 50 Acrs : bounded towards the north by the
said Allottment of Valentyne Hill, towards the East b^' the said
highway, and towards the south and southwest by the common
shoare.

Thomas Fa3Teweather, 30 Acrs of Upland and Marsh together ;
bounded towards the North and Northwest by the AUottments of
the Governor, M^ John Winthrop, sen''., and John Oliver, towards
the East and north East by the afforesaid Allottment of Thomas
Buttalph, towards the south and southeast by the Allottment of
W^illiam Peirce, towards the south west b}^ the afforesaid Allott-
ment of William Stidson.

Thomas Fayreweather, 4 Acrs of upland at the Eastcrmost
corner of Raph Iludsons : bounded l)y his said Allottment towards
the North and West, towards the East by the said high wa}', and
by the Common shore towards the South.

Willyam Peirce, 100 Acrs of Upland and Marsh together :
bounded towards the north and northwest by the said AUottments
of Thomas Fayreweather and Thomas Buttalph, towards the East
and south East by the sea shore, and towards the southwest by
the said Allottment of the Governor.

All the Remainder of the land, both upland and marsh, to the
southward of the northermost Creeke running up out of Fishers
Creeke or Cove, and from the southwest End of Peirces Lott to
Pulling Point Gutt, being Compassed on all tlie sides with the Sea,
save onely where it Joyneth to M"'. Peirce, belongeth to the said
John Winthrop, Governor.

[23.] The 29th of the 11 moneth, called January, 1637.

Att a meeting this day of Thomas Olyvar, Thomas Leveritt,
William Hutchinson, WiUiam Coulbourne, John Coggeshall, John
Sanford, William Balstone Robte Harding, James Peune and Jacob
Ellyott, It was agi-eed that Isaacke Cullymore shall have a great
Lott at the Mount for foure heads.

Also Thomas Buttall is granted a great Lott at Pullen Point
necke for six heads.

Also our brother M"". Raph Hudson is granted his great Lott
there for six heads.

Also our brother Francis East is granted his great Lott at the
Mount for twoe heads.



Boston Towx Records, 1637. 31

Also Francis EUyott is granted a great Lott tliere for four
heads.

Also our brother Richard Wayte is granted a great Lott there
for f jve heads.

Also M^ Henr}' "Webb is granted a great Lott there for tenn
heads.

Also our brother Samuell Wayte is gi-aunted a great Lott there
for foure heads.

Also our brother George Hunne is gi-anted his great Lott there
for five heads.

The 12th of 12th moneth, Febr., 1C37.

Att a Generall meeting upon Publique Notice.

Att this meeting M''. Atherton Haulgh, M"'. WiUiam Coulborne
and M"". John___ Oly var are Chosen for deputyes or Comitties for
the service of this next Generall Cort.

The 19th of 12th moneth, [called Febr.,] 1637

Att a meeting this day of Thomas Olyvar, Thomas Leveritt,
William Coulborne, John Coggeshall, Eobte Harding, John San-
ford, AVilliam Balstone, James Penne and Jacob EUyott, It is
agreed that M^ John Clarke shall have a great Lott at Mount
Woollj'stone for tenne heads.

Also there is graunted to John Love to have a housplott, and
also a great Lott at Mudd}' Ryver.

Also to Abell Porter, having served our brother Thomas Grubbe
foure 3'eares a houseplott and a great Lott at the Mount for twoe
heads.

Also to Richard Awards, to have a housplott upon Condicon of
Innoftensive Carryage.

Also to Thomas Scottoe a gi-eat Lott at Mudd}- Ryver for three
heads.

Also to William Mawer a great Lott att the Mount for nyne
heads.

Also to Henry Gra}-, Taylor, a housplott upon Condicon of
Inoffensive Carryage, and to have it on the East side of our brother
Samuell Wilebore.

Also to James Hawkins a great Lott at the Mount for four
heads.

Also to Thomas Hawkins a great Lott there for four heads.

Also to Martha Bushenall, wid., a great Lott there for fyve heads.

Also to brother Edward Denny's a gi-eat Lott there for three
heads.

Also to brother Isaac Perry a housplott neere to brother Robte
Walkers, and a great Lott at Mudd^' Ryvar, for thr^e heads.

Also to Thomas Bell a housplott neere to M"'. D3'ar's, and a
great Lott att the mount, for three heads.

Also to John Jackson, Carpenter, a great Lott there for three
heads.

Also to John Crabtree a great Lott there for twoe heads.

Also to Silvester Saunders a great Lott at Mudd}- Ryvar for
twoe heads.



32 City Document Iso. 4G.

Also to Samuell Howard, Taylor, a houslott and a great Lott at
the Mount for three heads.

Also to our brother George Burdon a great Lott there for five
heads.

Also to our brother William Wardall a great Lott there for three
heads.

Also to our brother WiUiam Browne a great Lott there for three
heads.

Also to our brother Edward Hutchinson the younger a great
Lott there for six heads.

Also to Raph Mason a great Lott at Muddy Ryvar for six
heads.

Also to our brother Robte Scott a great Lott for twelve heads



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