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there, upon the same Covenant of 3s. p. Acre.

The like to Beniamyn Albye, of the same, for 3 heads, 12 Acrs
there, upon the same Covenant of 3s, p. Acre.

The like to Thomas Simons, of the same, for 10 heads, 40 Acrs
there, upon the same Covenant of 3s. p. Acre.

The like to John Marchant, of the same, for 2 heads, 8 Acrs
there, upon the same Covenant of 3s. p. Acre.

The like to George Poffer, of the same, for 5 heads, 20 Acrs
there, upon the same Covenant of 3s. p. Acre.

The like to John Paflfl\'n, of the same, for 2 heads, 8 acrs there,
upon the same Covenant of 3s. p. Acre.

The like to Robert Sharpe, of the same, for 4 heads, 16 acrs
there, upon the same Covenant of 3s. p. Acre.

* This name may be read AUyee,



50 City Document No. 46.

The like to John Dasset, of the same, for 7 heads, 28 Acrs there,
upon the same Covenant of 3s. p. Acre.

The like to Thomas Blysse, of the same, for 9 heads, 36 acrs
there, upon the same Covenant of 3s. p. Acre.

The like to Thomas Gilbert, of the same, for 7 heads, 28 Acrs
there, upon the same Covenant of 3s. p. Acre.

The like to Henry Neale, of the same, for 3 heads, 12 Acrs there,
upon the same Covenant of 3s. p. Acre.

The like to Henry Maudsley, of the same, for 3 heads, 12 Acrs
there, upon the same Covenant of 3s. p. Acre.

The hke to James Covey, of the same, for 4 heads, 16 Acrs there,
upon the same Covenant of 3s. p. Acre.

The like to Samuell Bitfeild, of the same, for 5 heads, 20 Acrs
there, upon the same Covenant of 3s, p. Acre.

The like to James Clarke, of the same, for 2 heads, 8 Acrs there,
upon the same Covenant of 3s. p. Acre.

The like to James Wiseman, of the same, for 3 heads, 12 Acrs
there, upon the same Covenant of 3s. p. Acre.

The like is granted to John Collyns, of Monaticott, at Mount
WooUystone, for 3 heads, 12 Acrs there, upon the same Covenant
of 3s. p. Acre, to the use of this towne.

The like to Christofer Collyns, of the same, for 2 heads, 8 Acrs
there, upon the same CoA'enant of 3s. p. Acre.

The like to George Aldrich, of the same, for 5 heads, 20 Acrs
there, upon the same Covenant of 3s. p. Acre.

The hke to Anthony Newton, of the same, for 3 heads, 12 Acrs
there, upon the same Covenant of 3s. p. Acre.

The like to Mathevv Smyth, of the same, for 5 heads, 20 Acrs
there, upon the same Covenant of 3s. p. Acre.

[40.] The same 24th day of the same 12th Moneth. February,
1639.

Att this Meeting there was gi-anted to John French, of Monati-
cott, at Mount WooUystone, a great Lott thei-e, for 5 heads, 20
Acrs, and 20 Acrs more at his request to witt 40 Acrs in all there,
upon the Covenant of 3s. p. Acre.

The like to John Miles, of the same, for 6 heads, and 20 Acrs more
there, being in all 44 Acrs, upon the same Covenant of 3s. p. Acre.

The like to Richard Rockett, of the same, for 5 heads, and 20
Acrs more, there being in all 40 Acrs, upon the same Covenant of
3s. p. Acre.

The like to Nicholas Hathwa}', of the same, for 4 heads, and 20
Acrs more, there being in all 36 Acrs, upon the same Covenant of
3s. p. Acre.

The like to Thomas Bird, of the same, for 4 heads, and 20 Acrs
more, there being in all 36 Acrs, upon the same Covenant of 3s. p.
Acre.

The like to George Sheppard, of the same, for 2 heads, and 10
Acrs more, there being in all 18 Acrs, upon the same Covenant of
3s. p. Acre.

The like to Thomas Tayer, of the same, for 9 heads, and 40
Acrs more, there being in all 76 Acrs, upon the same Covenant of
3s. p. Acre.



Boston Town Records, 1640. 51

The like to Dan^'ell Lovell and his mother, of the same, for 3
heads, 12 Aei's there, upon the same Covenant of 3s. p. Acre.

The like to David Rogers, of the same, for 2 heads, 8 aers
there, upon the same Covenant of 3s. p. Acre.

The like to John Onyon, of the same, for 2 heads, 8 Acrs there,
upon the same Covenant of 3s. p. Acre.

Alsoe at this Meeting it appeared by a "Writing under the hand
of one Willyam Mawer, late of this Towne, husbandman, dated
the 7th day of this 12th moneth Called February, 1639, that the
said Willy am Mawer hath for the sume of £15, unto him in hand
paj^d, sould to Captaine Edward Gibon, of the same, one house
and garding plott, Conteyning b}' estimacon half an Acre (be it
more or lesse) wdth the buildings thereupon and appurtenances
AVhatsoever belonging to the same, within this Towne now in the
occupation of one Willyam Teffe, taylor, unto him the said Cap-
taine Gibon and to his heirs and Assignes forever.

Also at this Meeting our brethren Edward Randsford and Wil-
lyam Hudson are appointed to accompany' the Surveyor to laj'e out
the planting ground at Long Hand, and they are to beginne at the
East end, and if an}' have bestowed any labor upon that Which
shall fall to another man, he Whoe shall enioye the benefitt there-
of, shall eyther allow for the Charge, or Cleare soe much for the
other.

[41.] The 30th day of the 1st moneth, March, 1640.

Att a Meeting this day of M"". John AVinthrop, Governor, Cap-
taine Edward Gibon, M"". William Colbron, M'. William Ting, M'.
John Cogan, and Jacob Elyott.

On this day Captaine Edward Gibon, for the Some of £16, hath
sould unto Willyam Teffe, of this Town, taylor, and to his heires
and assignes fox-ever, one house and garding plott, with the buildings
thereupon and appurtenances belonging to the same, AVithin this
Towne, sometime Willyam Hudson's, the elder, and now in the
possession of the said Will3am Teffe, and Which he the said Cap-
taine Gibon lately purchased of one Will3'am Mawer, late of this
Towne, husbandman.

Also it is ordered, that M^ Willyam Coulbron and Jacob Elyott
shall sett out to brother John Odljn such quantity of Marsh ground
at Muddy River as they shall thinke Convenient for him, and shall
Certify the same at the next Towne's meeting that a pryce may be
sett of the same, upon payment Whereof the said Marsh ground to
be granted to the said John Odlyn and to his heirs forever.

Also, Consideration to be had of brother Sargient Savage, his
demaund to have the overplus land at Hogg Hand, Which he bought
of divers men, sett out unto him.

Also, at this Meeting John Freind, Carpenter, now dwelling in
this Towne, is to be allowed an Inhabitant thereof.

Also, John Palmer, Carpenter, now dwelling here, is to be
allowed an Inhabitant, if he can gett an house, or land to sett an
house upon (it being not proper to allowe a man an Inhabitant
Withou [t] habitation .

Also William Needham of the Mount, hath granted unto him 12
Acrs there, upon the Coven*, of 3'. p. Acre.



52 City Docuivient No. 46.

Also agreed upon that henceforth there shalbe noe land granted
eyther for housplott or garden to any person out of the open ground
or Comon Feild Which is left betweene the Centr}' Hill and M^
Colbrons end ; Except 3 or 4 Lotts to make up the streete from
bro. Eobte Walkers to the Round Marsh.

Also it is ordered that notice shalbe given by the Cunstables unto
such as have not built upon their house Lotts which have beene
sett out to them above a ^-eare, that they come to the next meeting
to shew Cause why their Lotts should not be gi-anted to others
according to the Originall grant ; and if the}' come not, that then
the Towne Will dispose of them.

Also it is agreed that Edwaixl Baytes (in regard of his absence
at Isle Sables) shalbe allowed 6 monethes to build upon his Lott ;
otherwise he Consents to leave it to the Towne, his Charges being
allowed to the Value.

Also it is ordered that the Streete from M"". Atherton Haulghes
to the Centry hill to be layd out, and soe kept open for ever.

Also the great Lott formerly granted to Thomas Hawkins, at the
Mount is now Confirmed to Him, and 5 Acrs more Added to it, in
regard of some damage he sustaynes in the ground Where he
dwells, by the laying out of Highwayes on both sides of it.

Also M"". Willyam Colbron and Jacob Elyott are appointed to
lay out the high Wayes at Muddy River, towards Cambridge.

Also William Davis, gunsm^'th, hath granted him a great Lott
of 20 Acrs at the Mount, upon the usual Covenant for such Lotts.

Also it is agreed that William Hudson, the elder, shalbe Com-
mended to the Court, that he may have Allowance to keepe an
Ordinary.

Also AVilliam Briscoe, Taylor, hath granted him an houselott in the
Way betweene Robte Walkers and the Round marsh, to be sett
out by M^ Colbron and Jacob Ellyott.

Also it is ordered that Richard Fairebancke and William Salter
shall looke to the fences in the feild next Roxbury, and likewise
Beniamin Gillam and Edmund Jacklyn for the Fort feild, and also
William Hudson and Edward Bendall for the new feild, and further
also M''. Valentine Hill and John Button for the milne feild fences.

[42.] The 20th day of the 2d moneth, called Aprill, 1640. Att
a Generall meeting upon publique notice. At this meeting Captaine
Edward Gibon and M"". W^illyam Tinge where Chosen for the
Comittees or Deputyes of this Towne for this next Generall Court.

The 27th day of the 2d moneth, called Aprill, 1640.

At a meeting this day of M^ John Winthropp, Governor, M^
Richard Bellingham, Assistant, Captaine Edward Gibbones, M"".
William Colbron, M^ William Ting, M'. John Cogan, & Jacob Eliott.

It was Ordered, First, that AVilliam Hibbins should have his greate
Lotte at muddy River (yf it be there to be had) as neare his land he
bought as may be without wrong to others ; and for this end M'.
Colebron and goodman Eliott are to vue the place, and Certifie at
the next meeting what may bee donne.

2dly. There is graunted to M^ William Ting a parcell of the



Boston Town Records, 1640. 53

marsh lieing next that he bought of M^ John OUver, 4 Rodd in
breadth, and soe the whole length of the marsh.

3rdly. Upon M^ Tresurcrs* motion for a peece of marsh at the
end of that where his sawpitt is, It is referred to view before tlie
next meeting.

41y. For the difference betwixt M"". Oliver and Nich. Carter about
a fence, Carter is for the present to make up the fence he pulled
downe. And yf the next Generall Court shall make any order for
fences it shall bee disposed accordingly.

51y. Samuell Sherman is alowed a Lott at the mount for fifteene
heads.

6. John Scarlett is allowed a lott at the mount for twoe heads.

7. Ed. Goodwine is alowed a lott at the mount for twoe heads.

8. Samuell Sherman is allowed that his Cowe house may stand
near Roxburie gate, where it now is, and he is inioyned to sett his
fence straight, soe as he doe not incroch upon the high way.

9. The parcell of marsh at Hogg Island is tendered to goodman
Marshall and goodman Raynolds and B. Gridley, to be sould to
tbem att such rates as shall be agreed.

fll. Peter the dutch man, is allowed one acre at Long Island.

12. The house Lott formerly graunted to Bibble, which he hath
forfetted for not building upon it, according to the order. Is now
graunted to Joh. Robertsoune, provided he buylt upon it within six
monethes.

13 John Woodward is allowed a howselott next Henry Gray,
provided he build upon it within six moneths.

[43.] 14. Robert Walker is alowed the howse lott next his
house to make a garden, Provided that he put of that which is
now his garden on the other side the way, to be a house Lott.

15. Ed. Goodwine is graunted a howse Lott next to WiiHa.
Briscowe, provided hee build on it within six moneths.

16. Ed. Grosse is graunted a Lott for twoe heads at muddy
River, if it be there to be had after former graunts are served.

17. Natha : Wilhs is spared for Cleareing halfe an acre of his
ground at spectackell Island, in I'egard his servant did scaid his
legg.

18. James Davis is allowed three acres at long Island.

19. Seriant Savage is graunted tenn acres of upland at hogg
Island for £4, to be set out of the over plus Land.

20. All drie Cattle are to bee removed of the neck within foure-
teene dayes upon paine of five shillings the weeke for every beast,
except workeingbeests, and noe man is to keepe above twoe Cowes.

21. Willia. Hibbins is Chosen Treasurer for the towne stock,
which shall arise of sale of Lands, or b^' any other waies then by
ordinary rates, to Continue untill another be Chosen in his place.

22. George Burden, his Lott at long Island is (by his Consent)
assigned to Ed. JacUsonne.

23. John Odline is to have 8 Acres of marsh at muddie river for
£4, which he payed downe ; and Ed. Grubb six acrs there for £3 ;

* The margin says Mr. Bcllingham's motion ; he was formerly treasurer,
t No item No. 10 is on tlie Record.



54 City Document No. 46.

and Ben. Gillum 10 Acrs for £5 ; and Joh. Davis 8 Acrs for £4. to
be set out b^' M''. Coleburne and Goodman Eliott after M"'. Hibbins
is served.

24. All swine are to be suflfieiently jocked, except such as have
akeeper with them, upon paine of forfeture for every swine above six
weekes ould not so jocked ; 2s. for every time any swine shall be
taken unyockcd, whereof the one halfe shall goe to the prosecutor;
this order is to take place from the 8th of the 3d moneth.

25. The residue of the ground not graunted at long island (yf
Siuj be) is graunted to Ben : Gillum.

The 25th of the 3d moneth, called May, 1640.

At a meeting this day of M"^. William Ting, Treasurer, M"". Wil-
liam Coleburne, M^ John Cogan, Brother Jacob Eliott, and William
Hibbins, it was ordered

Imprymis : M''. Edward Ting is graunted to digg Turfe of the
Island lieing among the flatts by mill feild going to Charlestowne.

[44.] Also to William Hibbins is graunted a parcell of meddowe
at Muddy River Containing by estimation about 10 Acres inclosed
by a greate swampe on the one side and greate rocks on the other,
provided it fall not in any former graunt ; if wee can belter
accomodate him heare after he is content to resigne his againe.

It is agreede and Consented unto in regard our brother Everell
hath a great parcell of woode and timber to land heare this present
yeare, that he shall make use to himselfe for the time being, namely
for this present winter following of the quantitie of eight Eodds or
there about, betweene the beach and the sea, and that the timber he
may rowle upon the marsh, provided he keepe a faire passage for
other men to passe with their wood or with any other Loadeing.

Chrystopher Stanley is promised the refiisall of six acres of
upland in Hog iland on purchase, yf it be there to be sould.

There is an over plus of land in brother Buttons greate lotte at
Mount Wollaston, the which is to make up the lotts of those
breethren that are shorte in theires, and the residue is to be sould,
and the money to bee put into the towne Tresury of Boston.

As alsoe another parcell of land lieing neare the new fence, the
which for like purpose is to be sould.

The 29th of the 4th moneth, 1G40.

At a meeting this day of M^ Richard Bellingham, Deputie, M*".
John Winthrop, M^ Ting, M^ Cogan, M^ Coleburne, Brother
Eliott, and William Hibbins, it was Ordered

That the 400 Acres formerly graunted to M"". Richard Parker,
together with the 100 Acres due to him, in right of the wharfe, are
now appoynted to bee set out to him upon monotacott River next
to M^ Beniamine Canes farme, and soe in all he is to have 500
acres in the same place.

Cotton Elack hath a howse lott graunted imto him in the way from
M^ Coleburnes house to the sea next to Goodman Briscoes.

Robert Ilowen is graunted a greate lott upon the land near
Braintree for fower heads.

John Viall hath a greate Lott graunted him at the mount for 4
heades.



Boston Toavn Records, 1640. 55

[45.] George Barrell is graunted to have that acre of ground
at Spectackell Island which was passed over to him by Goodman
Smith.

The last 2d day of the 5th moneth, 1640.

At a meeting this day of the deputies, M^ Winthropp, Captaine
Gibons, M^ Ting. M^ Coleburne, M". Cogan, brother Eliott, and
William Hibbins, It was ordered,

And time was given to those, the brethren, with others of the
mount, upon their request that the payment for some Certaiue parte
of the land they houkl there according to an oixler agreed on afore
entered in this sayd booke should bee as followeth : The first p:iy-
ment on the 3d day of the 10th month, 1G40, at which time the
one halfe is to be pa^'d either in Corne, Cattle, or mone3'S accord-
ing to the then rate of Corne, or Cattle. And the other parte or
halfe on the 3d of the 10th mouth, 1G41, in the like, to bee
payd in into the towne tresurie of Boston,

The 31st of the Gth moneth, 1G40.

At a meeting this day of M'. Deputie, JP. Coleburne, M^ Cogan,
brother Eliott, and WiUiam Hibbins It is ordered

That William Douglas is allowed to be a townseman, he behaving
himself e as becometh a Christian man.

It is also ordered, that the parcell of marsh ground unallotted
at hogg Island, formerly tendered to our brother JMarshall, brother
Gridley, and brother Raynolds to purchase, is now resigned up to
our Brother Marshall, by our brother Raynolds and our brother
Gridley, hee paying for the same twenty shillinges worth in postes
and railes for the townes use.

Theodor Atkinsone is graunted his greate Lott, for twoe heades
at muddle River, yf it be there to bee had after others are served
that had their graunts before him.

The 28th of the 7th moneth, 1G40.

At a generall townes meeting, M^ William Tinge, Treasurer,
and William Hibbins are appoynted deputies for this the next
generall Courte.

At the same meeting there were chosen Townsmen for the six
moneths following, M^ Richard Bellingham, Deputie, M'. John
Winthropp, senior, M'. WilliamTing, Treasurer, Captaine Edward
Gibons, ]M^ William Coleburne, brother Jacob Eliott, M^ John
Nugate, M^ Atherton Howgh, and Willam Hibbins.

For surveiors of the high waies, M"". John Nugate and Brother
Jonathan Negus ; and for towne Crier, William Courser.

[46.] [Blank in the original.]

[47.] The 28th of 7th moneth, 1G40.

Att a meeting this day of Captaine Edward Gibones, M^ William
Ting, senr., M"". Coleburne, brother Eliott, and AVilliam Hibbins.

Mr. Henry Webb hath graunted unto him 200 acres without
allowance at mount willaston, beyond monotocott river, adioyning
to M". Edward Ting and M'. Edward Hutchinson's farmes.

At the same meeting our brother Robert .Scott hath the like 200



5Q City Document No. 46.

acrs grauntecl him there, namely, aclio3'ning to our brother Webb's,
without alowauce for rockienes or swampe.
The 2Gth day of the 8th moneth, 1G40.

Att a meeting this day of M^ Richard Bellingham, Deputie,
John AVinthropp, Esquire, M^ Atherton Howgh, M"^. William Ting,
sen"". Captaine Edward Gibones, M^ Nuegate M''. Coleburne, brother
Jacob Eliott, and M". William Hibbins.

There is sould to our brother John Odline one Aci-e and halfe of
marsh at mudd}- river, adioyning to the 8 acres formerly graunted
& sould to him, for the which he hath payd in hand 15.s-.

Also at the same meeting our brother Thomas Grubb and our
brother Garrett Bworne are appoynted overseers of the fence at
muddy river in the Common feyld to See it made by the first of
Aprill ; and in default of every Rod not then repaired and made,
the owners of the said land are to forfett 3s. 4c/. p. rod ; and the
said overseers shall have power from the townsemen to distraine for
such moneys soe groing due.

Our brother Peter Oliver hath graunted unto him sixtie acres of
Land at muddy river, yf it bee there to be had ; of the which there is
graunted some marsh, if there be any there, always provided that
the graunts before graunted are first served.

Our Brother James Oliver hath graunted to him 40"* acres at
mudd}^ river, if it be there to be had, when those afore graunted
are served.

There is at this meeting a bridg appoynted to be made at muddy
river ; M". Coleburne, our brother Eliott, and our brother Peter
Oliver are appoynted to see the same donne.

[48.] The Bridge to bee built at Romney marsh is to be
donne with all speede, and M^ Cogan hath undertaken to see the
same donne for the Towne of Boston.

There is likewise granted this day to William Hibbins three
hundred acrs of land at mudy river, bounded by Cambridge hne
on the one side, ]\P. Wilham Tinge on the other side, and Dedhame
line on the other, with the ordinary allowance for rockes, &c.

Our brother John Biggs hath sould unto him 4 acres of marsh at
Muddy river, for lOs. p. acr, the former graunts being made good.

Our brother AVilliam Talmage being layd out shorte of his former
graunt at muddy river, hath graunted him to be added thereto 5
acrs, yf it may be layd out adjoyning to his former graunt, and
bounding upon Clambridg Line.

Also he hath graunted him 3 acres of marsh at muddy river, pay-
ing therefore lOs. per acre, if it be there to be had, when former
graunts are performed.

Hee hath alsoe graunted him an acre and a halfe at long Island,
or lesse, if it be there to bee had, after former graunts are served.

Our brother Ed Fletcher hath graunted him a greate Lott at
muddy river, for 3 heads, the which is supposed was formerly
graunted to him.

EvMU Thomas is to be taken into Consideration for becoming a
townesman with us.

Leonard Buttall desires leave to make a lime kill of Fox hill, the
which is to be Considered further of.



Boston Town Records, 1640-1. 57

It is ordered at this present meeting tliat there shall be noc more
land graunted at muddy river, nor the mount, untill such lands as
are alredy graunted are layd out, and the residue of the land
knowne what the acres are.

The last day of the 9th moneth, 1640.

Att a meeting this day of Richard Bellingham, Esquire, Deputy
Governor, John AVinthrop, senior, esquire, M^ Atlierton Howgh,
M''. William Ting, senior, Captaine Edward Gibones, M'. Nuegate,
M^ Coleburne, brother Eliott, and William Hibbins.

There is graunted to our brother Richard Fayrebanck to mowe
the same marsh in the nue feyld that hath bene formerly mowne
by him this yeare following.

[49.] In the same feild there is graunted to our brother Ed-
mond Jackline to mow the same marsh that hath bene formerly
mowen by our brother Pease for this present year.

M^ William Ting, his Alotment formerly graunted him at
muddy river, conteyning 600 acres in all, is thus bounded : namly,
with lands as 3-et in Common towards the north east ; with Rox-
bury land towards the southeast ; with Dedham land toward the
south west ; and with land graunted to William Hibbins toward the
north west.

The lands of M^ Rich. Bellingham's, being at Winnisimett,
belonging to the towne of Boston, are bounded with the land of
William JSteedsonne, of Charles towne, and with Charles towne
lands, limitted by fences and marsh towards the norcwest, with
a winter fresh water runnell and pouder home Creeke, parting
betweene the land of M^ Bellinghame and M^ Nicholas Parker, of
Boston, towards the north East, with the salt water on all other
parts towards the east, and south and west ; all the lands within the
said Limitts and bounds belong to the said M^ Richard Bellingham.

The 28th of the 10th moneth, 1640.

At a meeting this day of Richard Bellingham, Esquire, Deputy
Governor, John Winthrop, senior, Esquire, M"". Atherton Hough,
M"". WiUiam Ting, Sen"" M"". Coleburne, M''. Nuegate, brother Jacob
Eliot, and William Hibbins.

John Arnall haveing formerly graunted him one acre and a halfe
at Long Island, and being sicke. Could make use but of an acre
thereof. Its graunted that he shall have his full proportion, accord-
ing to his former graunt.

Miles Tarne hath graunted him the overplus of that land in that
plott of ground where John Arnald's planting ground lieth, yf other
remaine any overplus, to his acre and halfe, and yf the same be
not la^yd Claime to by any former graunt

Our brother Da\' desireth at muddy River to have a lott, and the
townesmen have taken it into Consideration.

The townsemen have taken into Consideration likewise the sute
of Miles Tarne for a lott for 5 heads.

There is graunted to Thomas Bell a swamp lieing one the north
side, next to Goodman Jacksonne's, yf it be not afore graunted,
and yf it amount not to above an acre at Long Hand.



58 City Document No. 46.

[50.] Our brother Alexander Beck is graunted to mowe this
ensueing somer a pareell of marsh in the nue fe^id neare to the
place where M"". Howgh takes boate, il" it bee not formerly graunted.

The rate made by the townsemen, amounting to £179, the 13th
of the 10th moneth, 1640, for the discharge of the contrey leavy,
was delivered to M^ Henry Webb, Constable of Boston.

At this meeting of the 28th of the 10th moneth, our brother John
Button is chosen by the townsemen Constable in the roome of M^
John Cogan.

The 25th of the 11th moneth, 1640.

Att a meeting this present day of Richard Bellingham, esquire and



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