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. . . Robert Bartlett of . . . Plymoth . . . for . . . fifty pounds . . .
Currant Silver mony of New England. . .Recived. . .of
Thomas Burge junr. of . . . Newport . . . Have . . . sold, . . . one
Moiety. . .of land both upland & Medowland,. . .at Acushnett
in . . . Tpwneship of Dartmoth.. .alsoe one Moiety... in deale
. . .of land both upland and medowland. . .being at a place. . .
Knowne by the Indian Name of Poscomansett in. . .Towneship
of Dartmoth . . . Reserveing unto my Self e one third part or
one part of three of the half e share last named . . . Excepting
the one third of the latter (which is alredy Excepted) . . .To
be houlden...to his Majtie. his manner of East Greenwich
. . .Seventeenth day of February. . .1670. . .
Wit : the marke

William Clarke of Robert X Bartlett

James Clarke

. . .acknowledged. . .

Before me Thomas prence Gor.
[201] John Brigs to John Brigs.

. . .John Brigs Senr. of. . .Portsmouth. . .Yeoman. . .unto my
...Eldist Sonn John Brigs of .. .Portsmouth,. . .doe. . .Give
. . .one halfe. . .of a whole purchassers Share. . .both uplands
and Medows.. .in.. .Towneship of Dartmoth. . .Next ad-
joyning to the land of the widow Fancy at the place formerly
called Ponagansett. . .if my Sonn John shall decease. . .before
his wife Hannah ... Lands ... shall be to the... use of...
Hannah provided she remaine a Widdow. . .Then. . .shall. . .
decend unto my Grandson John Second Sonn to my... sonn
John., .then... is to decend to my next, youngist Grandson
...Then... shall decend unto Edward Eldist Sonn to my...
sonn John Brigs. . .fourteenth day of October One Thowsand



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six hundred Seventy Nine, . . .

Wit. John Brigs

Edward X Lay his X marke

his marke

John Sanford.
[202] William Manchester to John Pearce.
...William Manchester of Punkatest in New Plymouth...
Yeoman,., .for.. .Sixteen pounds of sterling mony of New-
England. . .paid. . .by John Pearce of ... Portsmouth ... Have
. . .sold. . ..One fourth part of a. . .Thirtith part. . .of land at
Pocassett. . .hounded. . .Northward and Westward by the
freemens lotts neer the fall river, and westward by the Bay or
sound that runnith between the said Land and Rhode Island
Southward partly by a line that is Sett at a great Rock on
which is a Seader bush marked neer the way that leadith to
Punkatest Eastward to a pond at Dartmoth Towne bounds,
and westward to Suppowett Creeks mouth and partly by Dart-
moth bounds, and Northward up into the woods to Midlebury
Towne bounds and quitquissitt pond (alwaies Excepted of
this . . . Sale Suppowett neck of land, and the Medows belong-
ing to Punkatest proprietors, and the land formerly granted by
the Court of Plymoth to Captn. Richard Morris, and soe much

as shall be alloted. . .for the use of the ministry). All. . .

I with others lately purchassed of. . .Agents of. . .Collony of
Plymoth. . .by. . .Deed of feofment.. .date March 5th 1679
1680. . .seventh day of October. . .One Thowsand six hundred
Eighty one.
Wit. William X Manchester

John Sanford his marke

William Coggeshall Mary X Manchester

Joseph Tripp: her marke

Wit .to. . .Mary Manchesters hand this 17th January 1683

Thomas Butts

Elizabeth X Butts
her marke.
...William Manchester. . .acknowlidged the above written
...Decembr. 13th 1681 Peleg Sanford Governor.



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William Manchester to Mathew Greenell.
...William Manchester of Punkatest. . .for. . .thirteen
pounds of Sterling mony of New England. . .paid. . .by
Mathew Greenell of . . . Portsmouth . . . Maulster . . . Have . . .
sold . . . one full fourth part of a Thirtith part ... of land at
Pocassett. . .bounded. . .Northward and Westward by the
freemens lotts neer the fall river, and Westward by the Bay
or Sound that runneth between the said land and Rhode-Is-
land Southward partly by a line that is Sett at a great Rock
on which is a seader bush marked neer the way that leadith
to Punkatest Eastward to a pond at Dartmoth Towne Bounds
Westward to Suppowett Creeks mouth, and partly by Dart-
moth bouijds, and Northward up into the woods to Middl-
bury Towne bounds and quitquissitt pond: — (alwaies Ex-
cepted out of this . . . Sale Suppowett Neck of land and the
Medow belonging to Punkatest proprietors, and the land . . .
granted by...Plymoth to Captn. Richard Morris, and Soe
much ... as Shall be alloted . . . for the use of the Ministry) . . .
which ... Land, I. . .with. . .others latly purchassed of... the
Collony of Plymoth. . .Deed. . .bearing date March 5th 1679
1680. . .seventh day of October. . .one Thowsand Six hun-
dred Eighy one.
Wit. William X Manchester

John Sanford his marke

William Coggeshall

Joseph Tripp
. . .William Manchester. . .acknowlidged the above-written. . .
Peleg Sanford Govr.

[205] Agreement between John Brigs senr. and John Brigs.
Memorandum :

...agreed that... the medows to the within mentioned halfe
share of land Given me by my., .father John Brigs, is to be
the medow adjoining to that land herein given the medow
Called boggy Medow and the Medow at a place called bare
need, and the Medow adjoining to a percell of land, by my
father sold to Ralph Earll;. . .being tenn acres. . .reserved



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against the land of Ralph Earll;. . .to continue till the decease

of my father. . .14th of Octobr 1679:

...I... John Brigs Senr. doe. . .Give. . .my son John Brigs

...halfe of my... land... the bounds. . .shall., .take in all

the land. . .John hath broken up and Cleered. . .14th October

1679:...

"Wit. John X Brigs Senr.

Edward Lay his marke

his marke

John Sanford : John X Brigs junr.

his marke
William Manchester to Thomas Dorfie.
...William Manchester of Punkatest in New-Plymoth. . .
Yeoman., .for. . .thirty four pounds of Sterling mony of
New-England. . .paid. . .by Thomas Dorfie of. . .Portsmouth
.. .yeoman,. . .have.. .Sold. . .one. . .halfe of a thirtith part
...of land at Pocasset. . .bounded. . .Northward and West-
ward by the f reemans lotts Neer the fall river, and Westward
by the bay or sound that runneth between the said land and
Rhode Island Southward partly by a line that is Sett at a
great Rock on which is a Seader bush Marked neer the way
that leadith to Punkatest Eastward to a pond at Dartmoth
Towne bounds and westward to Suppowett Creeks mouth
and partly by Dartmoth bounds and Northward up into the
woods to Midlebury Towne bounds and quitquissitt pond,
(alwaies Excepted out of this. . .Sale, Suppowett neck. . .and
the Medows belonging to Punkatest proprietors, and the land
formerly granted by : . . . plymoth to Captn Richard Morris,
and soe much. . .as shall be allotted. . .for the use of the min-
istry) . . . which . . . land I . . . with . . . others . . . purchassed of
...the CoUony of Plymoth. . .Deed bearing date March sth
1679- 1680. .. thirteenth. . .of December.. .One Thowsand
Six hundred Eighty one.
Wit. William X Manchester

John Sanford his marke

George Sisson



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. . .Wil Manchester. . .acknowlidged the above. . .December
13th 1681

Peleg Sanford Governor
[207] Thomas Manchester to John Pearce.
...Thomas Manchester junr. of .. .Portsmouth. . .Black
Smith. . .For. . .fifteen pounds Sterling mony of New-Eng-
land. . .paid. . .by John Pearce of .. .Portsmouth. . .Yeoman,
. . . Have . . . sold . . . one . . . fourth part of a Thirtith part ... of
land at Pocassett. . .bounded. . .Northward and westward by
the freemens lotts neer the fall river and westward by the
bay or sound that runneth between the saide land and Rhode
Island, Southward, partly by a line that is sett at a great
rock on which is a seader bush marked neer the way that
leadith to Punkatest Eastward to a pond at Dartmoth Towne
bounds, and westwstrd to Suppowett Creeks mouth, and
partly by Dartmoth bounds and quitquisset pond (alwaies Ex-
cepted out of this... sale, Suppowet Neck. . .and. . .Medows
belonging to Punkatest proprietors and . . . land . . . granted by
...Plymoth to Captn Richard Morris, and soe much... as
shall be allotted for the use of ministry) which... I bought
... of William Manchester, who with others latly purchassed
. . .of Plymoth,. . .Deed. . .bearing date March Sth 1679-1680
. . . one and thirtith day of December . . . one Thowsand six
hundred Eighty one
Wit. Thomas X Manchester

John Sanford. his marke

Mary Sanford — .
[208] John Warner to Thomas Brownell.
. . . John Warner of . . . Warwick . . . for . . . Valluable sum by
...Thomas Brownell of Portsmouth. . .doe. . .sell. . .one. . .
quarter. . .share of Land lying... to the westward of the
bounds of the Towneship of Warwick Comonly Called Cow-
eesitt. . .Twenty fift day of Octo^ber. . .1677:
Wit. . John Warner

Caleb Arnold

William Coggeshall
[209] John Tripp received of Rose Weeden.



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...John Tripp and Mary my wife have recieved of Rose
Weeden (Executrix to Anthony Paine deceast) .. .what. . .
was due us.. .i8th day of March (1650)

James Weeden

Richard Harte John Tripp

_ the marke of Mary X Tripp
John Tripp to Mathew Grenell.
...John Tripp of Portsmouth. . .with the consent of Mary
my wife have sold unto Mathew Grenell of the same Towne
...Twenty seven Acres of land lying within ... Portsmouth
. . .bounded Eastward partly with land sold William Havens
and partly with land ... of Rose Paine, Southward with the
hie way to the sea Westward with land of Rose. Paine and
Northward with the mill river,. . .beinge Twenty seven Rod
broad upright through the whole lott... being that... Land
that I . . . had in part of the Legusie given to my wife . . .
Twenty Seventh of Aprill...one Thowsand Six hundred
fifty and one —
Wit. John Tripp

the marke of the X marke of

Henry X Lake Mary Tripp

William Hall
[210] Ursamequen, etc to James Cudworth, etc.
. . . Ursamequen Wamsetta Tatapanum. Natives ... of New-
Plymoth. . .have sold... unto Captn James Cudworth, Josiah
Winslow senr. Constant Southworth John Barnes, John Tis-
dale, Humphry Turnor, Waher Hatch, Samuell House, Sam-
uell Jackson, John Damon; mr Timethy Hatherly, Timethy
Foster Thomas Southworth, George Watson, Nathaniell
Morton, Richard Moore, Edmond Chanler, Samuell Nash,
Henry Rowland, mr Ralph Partridge, Love Bruster, William
Paybody, Christopher Wadsworth, Keanelme Winslow
Thomas Bourne John Waterman the son of Robert Water-
man... all the... upland and medow, lying on the Easterly
Side of Tanton River,. . .bounded towards the South, with
the river Called the Falls or Queqateand, and soe Extending



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it self e Northerly untill it come to a litle brooke Called by the
English. . .Staseys Creek, which Brook Isues out of the woods
into the Marshes, and Bay of Asonett close by the Narrowing
of Asonett neck, and from a Marked tree neer to the said
brook to the head of the marsh to Extend it selfe into the
woods on a North nor East point four miles; and from the
head of the said four miles on a Straite l)me southerly untill
it meet with the head of the four mile line at quequeteand or
the falls. . .Including all Medows Necks or Islands lying...
betwixt Asonett Neck and the falls.. .(Except the land that
Tabatacoson hath in present use) and all the medow upon
Asonett Neck upon the south side of the said Neck, and all
the Medow upon the westerly side of Tanton River from
Tantons upland bounds round untill it come to the head of
Wepoissett river, in all Creeks Coves rivers and inland medow
not lying above four miles from the flowing of the tide : . . .
for. . .twenty Coates two Rugs to Iron potts to Ketels and one
litle Ketle 8 paire of shooes, six paire of stockins one dozen
of hows I dozen of hatchets two yards of broadcloth, and a
debt satisfied to John Barnes, which was due from Wamsitta
...before the 24th of December 1657... wee Ursaniequen,
Wamsitta, Tattapanum sett our hands. . .second day of Aprill

Wit. Wamsatta X his marke

Thomas Cooke Tatapanum X her marke

Jonathan Brige
John Sasomon — .
. . . Before us Jos. Winslow

Will . Bradford
Ju th 1659 Wamsitta did acknowlidge. . .
Before us - Jos. Winslow

Wilt.. Bradford
June the 9th 1659. . .Tattapanum did acknowlidge. . .
Jos. Winslow Wilt. Bradford
[211] Samuell Nash to Benjamin Bartlett.
...Lieutent Samuell Nash of...Duxbury in. . .Plymoth. . .
for. . .28 pounds Sterling. . .paid by Benjamin Bartlett of . . .



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Towne afore-said . . . Cooper, . . . have . . . sold . . . all . . . my . . .
land., .about Tanton River belonging to me as one of those
twenty six Antient freemen or old Comers (comonly soe
Called) . . .granted. . .bearing date the third day of July. . .
1656 which. . .containes all. . .land., .from Tanton Bounds
on the west side of the River to Wepoissett river and on the
East side of the River. . . from Asowett Neck to Quequee-
haent, or the place called. . .the falls, and soe to Extend into
the woods four miles on each side of Tetucutt River, as alsoe
the Twenty Sixt part of all the grant of Medow, lying be-
tween Pl)rmoth grant at Sepecan and the purchassers grant
which Extendeth three miles to the Eastward of Acushnett. . .
my lott of the afore-said land. . .being. . .the one and
Twentith lott lyinge Next unto. the land of mr Thomas Bourne
on the South Side, Begining at the range, betwixt the said
lotts, and Extending., .towards the North. . .untill it come
Neer to Asonett river and meets with the range that Crosseth
the path, to a read Oake below the path, and a white Oake
above the path, it being Marked and Numbered towards the
South with twenty one, and towards the North with twenty
two. . .To Bee Houldon as of his Majtie. his Manner of East
Greenwich. . .29 of May. . . 1666

Wit. Samuell Nash

his

Francis West
X
marke

Jonathan Alden.
[213] Raph Powell to John Simmons.
...Raph Powell of . . . Marshfield in.. .Newplymoth &
Martha his wife. . .for. . .forty & seven pounds tenn shillings
. . .paid by John Simmons Inhabitant on the freemens lotts
at Tanton River. . .doe. . .sell. . .one. . .halfe part of the one
and twentith lott on the Easterly side of... Tanton River,
It being. . .one hundred Rods wide, and four Miles long from
the said river Eastward and to be devided Soe. . .John Sim-
mons Shall have the South Side of., .lott, and alsoe... one



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half e... the Land belonging. . .on Swansey Side being the
westerly side of the river. . .which is. . .two sixteen acre lots
. . .and one halfe of all the medow belonging. . .on both Sids
the said river Excepting only. . .that Medow belonging...
that is at or near. . .to a place. . .called Scipican. . .sixteenth
day of February. . .1679:
Wit. Ralph Powell

Samuell Spruge Martha X Powell

Samuell Litle. her marke

i6th Ralph Powell and Martha his wife . . . February
1674 . . . acknowlidged this . . .

Josiah Winslow Govr N. P.
[214] John Simmons to Thomas Ward.
. . .John Simmons Inhabitant on the freemens Lotts aboutting
on the South Eastward Side of Tanton River in the Collony
of New Plymoth. . .for. . .fifty two pounds of Currant mony
of New England. . .paid. . .by Thomas Ward of Newport. . .
Have. . .Sold. . .one. . .halfe part of the one and twentith lott
on the Easterly Side of the said Tanton river, being in bredth
. . .one hundred Rods wide, and four Miles long from the. . .
river Eastwardly . . . to be soe devided,. . .that. . .Thomas
Ward shall have the South Side . . . and alsoe the one halfe of
the land belonging to the. . .share on Swansey Side, being the
Westerly Side of the... River which is... two sixteen Acre
lotts . . . and the one halfe of all the Medow belonging to the. . .
share on both sides the. . .river. .. (Excepting only... that
Medow belonging to the said share... that is at. . .Scipican)
. . .Sixteenth day of September. . . 1680:
Wit. John Simmons

John X Jerson his marke

Gilbert Magick.

Richard Barnes
...John Simmons... in Newport acknowlidged the above-
written. . . 17th day of Septemr 1680

Before peleg Sanford Governor
...Martha Symmons the wife of... John Simmons, doe...
give. . .asent,. . .to sale. . . i8th. . .of Aprill 1681.



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Wit. Martha X Simmons —

Marke Athy her marke

Samuell Rowland
[216] William Makepeace to Thomas Ward.
...William Makepeace Inhabittant on the freemens land...
abutting on the Southeastward Side of Tanton River in...
CoUony of New-Plymoth. . .Ann his wife for. . .fifty pounds
. . . Currant mony of New England . . . paid by Thomas Ward
of Newport. . .Have., .sold., .one Moiety. . .of a freemans
Lott. . .the one & Twentith Lott on the Easterly Side of the
. . . Tanton River being in bredth . . . One hundred Rods, and
four miles long from the . . . River Easterly, and being the
Northeastly Side thereof, and alsoc.one half e... the land
belonging to the . . . Share on Swansey Side being the Wes-
terly Side of the... River which is... two Sixteen acre lotts
...and... one halfe of all the medow belonging to the...
share on both sides the. . .River (Except only. . .that Medow
belonging to the... Share that is...neer to.. .Scipican) . . .
Twenty seventh Day of October One Thowsand six hundred
and Eighty. . .

Wit. William X Makepeace

James Man his marke

John Peckum jur. Ann X Mackepeace

Gilbert Magick her marke

John X Jerson
his marke.
. . .William Mackepeace and Ann his wife. . .in Newport. . .
acknowlidgQd the above . . .

Peleg Sanford Governor.
[217] Thomas Waite to Thomas Ward.
...Thomas Waite of Portsmouth. . .Taylor. . .for. . .twelve
pounds tenn shillinge. . .paid. . .by Thomas Ward of Newport
.. .Have. . .sold. . .one fourth part of a share in Deale of
land . . . upland and Medow . . . Scittuated in the Collony of
New Plymoth. . .bounded. . .on the South. . .partly by the
North line of the Towne of Dartmoth and partly by the north
line of the lands belonging to the purchassers of . . . Punc-



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katess in which. . .line. . .is A seader tree marked and is
standing on or Near Supowet Rocke and partly by a Creek
Called Supowett Creeke and partly by Sepowett neck which
... is belonging to the said lands of Punckatess On the west
partly by the. . .Creek & Neck called Supowett and partly by
the Salt water or bay, and partly by the Neck of land called
Nunnaquaqutt On the North or Northwerstwardly by the
salt water Called Tanton River up to the River called the fall
river, and partly by the head or Eastwardly and of the . . .
freemens lands. . .and on the East or NorthEastwardly. . .by
the. . .freemens Lands... as the... lands Extends. . .into the
Cuntry from the Salt water called Tanton River neer. . .the
place Called the fall River, and partly by the Southwestward
bounds of the lands of Midleburough, and partly by the west-
ward Line of. . .Dartmoth. . .Twenty Eight day of August. . .
One Thousand Six hundred and Eighty.
Wit. Thomas Waite:

John X Manchester
his marke

Richard Barnes

Mary Billinge —
. . .Sarah Waite the wife of. . .Thomas Waite doe. . .Asente
unto. . .Sale,. . .6th day of June 1681

Sarah X Waite
her marke
...Thomas Waite and Sarah his wife. . .acknowledged. . .
6th day of June 1681

Before peleg Sanford Govr.
[218] William Makepeace to Thomas Ward.
. . . William Makepeace Inhabitant upon the Lands called the
freemens Lands . . . abutting on the Eastward Side of Tanton
River... and Ann his wife. . .for. . .fifty pounds Currant
silver mony of New England., .paid by Thomas Ward of
Newport. . .have. . .sold. . .one Moiety. . .of a Freemans Lott
. . .the one and Twentith lott on the Eastwardly Side of the
. . . Tanton River, ... in Bredth . . . one hundred Rods four
miles long from the said River Eastwardly, and being the



Northwardly side thereof, and alsoe...one half e... the land
belonging. . .on Swansey side,... the westerly side of the...
River, which is. . .two Sixteen Acre lotts. . .and one halfe of
all the Medows belonging. . .on both sids the. . .river (Except-
ing only, . , . the Medow . . . at . . . Scippican) . . . with all . . .
belonging. . .as by a Deed. . .bearing date the twenty seventh
day of October. . .One Thowsand six hundred and Eighty. . .
if wee. . .at any time. . .mollest. . .Thomas Ward. . .then. . .it
shall be lawful!. . . for. . .Thomas Ward. . .to. . .take. . .one
Moiety... of a freemans Lott,...the fifteenth lott on the
Eastwardly side of the. . .Tanton River. . .in breadth,. . .One
hundred Rods being four miles in length from the... River
Eastwardly, and being the Southward side of the. . .Lott, and
Adjoining to the land where. . .William Makepeace now,
Inhabiteth, ... twenty one day of June... one Thowsand Six
hundred Eighty and one
Wit. William X Makepeace

John X Jerson his marke:

his marke Ann X Makepeace

Richard Barnes her marke

Stephen Arnold
[220] Samuell Hickes to Thomas Ward.
. . . Samuell Hixe of . . . Dartmoth . . . Yeoman . . . for . . . thirty
pounds. . .paid.. .By Thomas Ward of Newport Merchant
...Have sold... full share of a purchass Right,. . .uplands
and Medows . . . being in Dartmoth in the Village ... of Acush-
nett on the west side of the. . .River,. . .butting upon the River
... To be Houldon of his Majtie. as of his Manner of East
Greenwich. . .Ninteenth day of October One Thowsand six
hundred seventy-two:
Wit. Samuell Hickes

James Shaw Lidia Hicks

Daniell X Wilcock Marke:
. . . acknowlidged by Samuell Hicks... 29 of October 1672

Will. Bradford Asistant
[221] Purchassers of Pawtuxett to Stukely Wastcote.
Pawtuxett Novemr. the first 1648:



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Wee the purchassers of Pawtuxett have layd out to Stukely
Wastcote Two hundred and fifty acres of upland to his spec-
tickle meddow joyninge. . .bounded on the Northwest side
with the Share layd out to Ezekill HoUyman, and on the
Southwest, with his owne medow and Pawtuxett River, . . .
tow hundred pole. . .Square,. . .Witnes our hands:
Richard X Waterman Ezekill HoUyman

William Harris. John Green junr.

William Field in the behalfe of Richard Parker
Richard Harker.

Stukely Westcott to Robert Weskot.
. . .Stukely Westcott of Warwick. . .being one of the thirteen
and a free purchasser of Pawtuxett. . .doe. . .give. . .unto my
son Robert Weskot,. . .my. . .lands and medow. . .
nth of December 1656:
Wit. pr mee Stukly Weskot.

Henry Reddocke

John Wislake:

Samuell Shivereck to John Reckes.
. . . Samuell Shivereck ... of Tanton, doe Oblige my Self to
John Rekes to deer. . .from all debts., .that. . .may be betwixt
each other in their Copartnership Samuell. . .doe likewise
Engage to deliver two hundred of Iron and. . .one great Vice,
. . .his working tooles unto. . .John Reckes. July the 8. . .1680
Joseph Hall Samuell Shivereck.

Samll. Hall.

[222] Robert Westcot to Andrew Harris.
Providence 13d. iimth 1656

...Robert Westcot of Warwick have sold unto Andrew
Harris of Providence all my Right in Pawtuxett, and in per-
tickular my Spectickle medow, and two hundred and fifty
Acres by the Eighteen foot pole thereto, adjoyning and one
share of six acres in the last devision at Pawtuxett neck, with
all my Right. . .according to the Grant of Antenomeah, and
Roger Williams for one horse and two Coults paid . . . Received
by me Robert Westcoate . . .



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Received by me Robert Westcoate. . .
Wit. Robert Wesscot

Nicholas Ide pr mee Stukly Westkott.

Thomas Harris

Mathew Greenell to Thomas Manchester.
. . . Mathew Greenell of . . . Portsmouth . . . Maulster . . . f or . . .
six pounds Currant mony of New-England. . .paid by Thomas
Manchester Junior of ... Portsmouth Blacksmith,. . .Have. . .
sold...thre fourth parts of an Acre. . .being at the North-
eastward Corner of my lands in. . .Portsmouth. . .bounded, on
the Northwestward side by the land lately belonging to the
deceassed Nathaniell Browninge, to extend from the Comer
tree at the brook and Comon westward twenty Rods, on the
Eastward is bounded, by the brooke and Comon extending
from the said Corner tree southward six Rods and a halfe to
a Rocke, and southward bounded by my lands, twenty Rods
from the Brook and Comon to a damson tree, and westward
by my lands Extending from the said damson tree five Rods
and a halfe Northward to the lands lately belonging to. . .
Nathaniell Browning:. . .Twentith day of February One
Thowsand six hundred Eighty one:. . .
Wit. Mathew X Greenell

John Sanford his marke

Caleb Arnold

William Corey.
[224] William Coggeshall to Roger Goulding.
. . .William Coggeshall of. . .Portsmouth. . .Yeoman. . .for. . .
one hundred pounds Currant mony of New-England. . .paid
by Roger Goulding of .. .Newport^ . .Marrinor. . .Have.. .
sold. . .my. . .percell of land... being in the place called the
Comon fence in the Towneshipp of Portsmouth. . .fifty Acres
.,. bounded Southwardly the land of John Pearce. . .and
partly by the Comon, Southwesterly is bounded by the land


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Online LibraryRhode Island Historical SocietyRhode Island land evidences, vol. I, 1648-1696, abstracts → online text (page 10 of 19)