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formerly the land of Thomas Pinchin of Scittuate and sonn
to Thomas Pinchin senir, one lott...is the three and
Twentith lott. . .with all... other allotments purchased and
unpurchased from the Indians. . .Except some tracts of land,
that the Company have seen cause to dispose off. . .Eight day
of May One Thousand six hundred seventy Nine.
Wit. Thomas Hix.

Henry Lilly.

Thomas Ward.

Lawrance Springer to Robert Gibs.
. . .Lawrance Springer late of Portsmouth. . .now sideinge
neer a Neck of Land called Puncatas-in the Collony of
New-Plymoth planter. . .for. . .twelve pounds Sterling of
New England,. . .paid by Robert Gibs of the same place
planter,. . .Have. . .sold. . .One Eight part of a share...
lyinge. . .at Saconett and places Adjacent. . .being Formerly
the land of Thomas Pinchin of Scittuate and sonn of Thomas
Pinchin senr. . .lott. . .is the three and twentith lott...
Twenty third day of June . . . One Thousand Six hundred
seventy Nine.

Wit. Lawrance X Springer

Richard Barnes his marke.

Thomas Ward.
[176] Francis Brinley — Land Recorded.
...mr Francis Brinley of .. .Newport. . .Merchant, being...
in. . .posesion, of .. .Land., .in. . .Newport. . .one percell of
. . .Land is lying. . .at Green End, containing thirty Acres. . .
by him purchased of Daniell Hinchman. . .bounded, on the
Southward by John Vaughan Junr. and a Comon leading to
the old mill of James Rogers, on the Eastward by a hie way
leading to the said Comon, on the Northward by the great



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hie way, and on the westward by the Comon leading to. . .
Newport, And one percell of Land Containinge four
Acres... by him purchased of Stephen Mumford. . .bounded.
Southward by the land of John Horndall, on the Eastward
by Land of John Easton, senior, on the Northward by land
of John Maxon, and on the Westward by the Comon : And
one percell. . .Containing Thirteen Acres, by him purchassed
of William Dyre and Samuell Dyre. . .bounded, on the south-
ward by land lately of John Clarke, on the Eastward by land
of Roger Goulding and Peleg Sanford, on the Northward
and Westward by land lately of Samuell Dyre,. . .three
percell. . .Containge the Number of forty Seven Acres...
with all. . .Dwelling or Mansion houses, Barnes, Out houses,
Orchards, Gardens. . .according to a law made... the 23th
■of May 1662 All . . .premisses, are hereby Ratefyed. . .Ninth
day of August. . . 1679.

John Sanford Recorder.
1 177] Carew Clarke to Thomas Ward.
. . .Carew Clarke of Newport. . .Edward Larkin of New-
port. . .planter did. . .yeares part, purchass. . .Land herein
after Mentioned of My Brother John Clarke of New-
port . . . phisitian Deceassed . . . I . . . release . . . unto Thomas
Ward of Newport. . . (the. . .asigne of. . .the. . .Edward Lar-
kin) .. . land lyinge . . . in . . . Newport . . . Eighteen Acres . . .
now in the posession of Thomas Peckham,. . .bounded. . .on
the East by a hie way belonginge to the said Towne on the
South by land. . .of Peter Easton, on the west by land. . .of
the Asignes of -the asignes of my Brother John Clarke de-
ceassed, on the North by the hie way leading to the said land
late the farme of my. ..Brother John Clarke..., which said
hie way partith the said Land, hereby.. .Releassed. . .from
the land... of Henry Tew. . .thirteenth day of June... One
Thowsand six hundred seventy Nine.
Wit. Carew Clarke.

William Hiscox

John Paine.



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Newpor. . .July 9th 1679

. . . Carew Clarke . . . Owned . . . Deed

Before mee John Cranston Gover.
[178] Peter George to his wife Mary.

. . .Peter George of New Shorrum (alias Block Island) Yeo-
man. . .for. . .a Joynture granted to his. . .wife Mary George,
. . .for her. . .maintanence. . .and for the settlinge. . .of all. . .
lands and tennements together with halfe the stock he hath,
upon the said Land, and one Negro man called Langoe (all
which Estate. . .being on New-Shorrum- (alias Block-Is-
land) .. .unto. . .Mary George, and Simon Ray, Turmutt
Rosse and John Williams as Feofees in Trust for my. . .wife
...all... my manner Mesuage and farme Called a sixteenth
part of Block-Island together with the Medows I bought of
Thomas Terry. . .during her natural life. . .to my sonn Sam-
uell after her and my decease but if he die without Isue . . .
to goe to my daughters Mary, Hannah, and Sarah. . .Twenty
Ninth day of July Sixteen hundred Seventy Nine, . . .
Wit. Peter X George

his marke.

Trustram Dodge.

Margrett X Guthrig
her marke.
[179] Land of John Paine to William Clarke.
...Thomas Fry Gen. Serjat of...Collony of Rhode Island
...by Vertue of an Execution. . .date.. .22th of November
1677. . . .by Authorety of. . .the Genii, court of Tryalls held
at Newport the 24th of October 1677 on. . .action. . .by Wil-
liam Clarke plantiff against the Estate of the deceassed mr
John Paine of Prudence Island defendt, I have... given po-
session of . . . Land formerly belonginge to the said John
Paine, ... three hundred and fifty, acres. . .unto. . .William
Clarke ... the ... land .. . lyinge . . . in . . . Land Called Boston
Neck in the Narragansett Cuntry and . . . between the land of
the late . . . captn Thomas Willitt on the South, and the Land
of mr John Browne on the North, . . .



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Wit. Thomas Fry Genii. Serjat

Enoch Place Senr.

Enoch Place junr.

John Kinion.

VaJluation of Land of William Clarke. . .an action. . .by
William Clarke of. ..Portsmouth., .against the Estate of John
Paine late of Prudence Island Deceassed. . .date the 29th of
August 1677: and. . .Obtaining. . .a percell of Land. . .being
in the Narragansett Cuntry on a place called Boston Neck
beinge the halfe of a share. . .between Captn John Browne
of Swansy and the fore-said John Paine, and the said John
Painee part was to be the south side thereof. . .Wee. . .being
desired to Valine. . .the. . .land. . .Wee doe. . .aprise the. . .
land. . .to be worth Ninty five pounds according to

New England mony Rhode Island September 23: 1679.

Peter Talman
John Greene

William Clark-Land Recorded.
. . . William Clarke of . . . Portsmouth . . . Ship-Carpenter being
.. .in. . .possession. . .of Land,... in the Neck. . .called Bos-
ton Neck. . .Containinge three hundred and fifty Acres
. . .bounded by the Land of Captn Willitt on the south side,
and the Land of Captn John Browne on the North side, . . .
being halfe a share, and was formerly the land of mr John
Paine late deceassed of the Island Prudance;. . .and by the
Genii. Serjant delivered into the posession of... William
Clarke ... with all. . .houses. Orchards, Gardens, ... accord-
ing to a Law made the 22th of May 1662 All. . .premises, are
hereby Ratef yed . . . 26th day of September One Thowsand
Six hundred seventy Nine. . .

John Sanford Recorder.
[180] Indenture between Peter George & Samuell George
. . .twenty third day of December. . .One Thowsand six hun-
dred seventy and eight, between Peter George of Block-Is-
land alias New-Shorrum. . .and Samuell Georg sonn to...
Peter George., .doth. . .give. . .unto. . .Samuell my sonn all
. . . my f arme where now I dwell containinge two hundred and



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tenn acres... with all my land in the Come Neck and Else
where on Block-Island. . .with all. . .houseing fences...
Wit. Peter George.

Benjamin X Miles

his marke
Nathanill Miles.
[i8i] William Clarke to Edward Lay.
. . . William Clarke of . . . Portsmouth . . . Ship-Carpenter . . .
for. . .full. . .Satisfaction. . .Received. . .from Edward Lay of
Portsmouth. . .yeoman. . .Have. . .sold. . .One halfe. . .percell
of land by me Recovered. . .by Vertue. . .of the Genii. Court
of Tryalls. . .against the Estate of. . .John Paine of Prudence
Island, the whole. . .being three hundred and fifty acres, soe
that halfe... sold is one hundred seventy five acres... is the
Northermost halfe . . . lying . . . in . . . Boston Neck . . . Bounded
... on the North side by the land of Captn John Browne, and
on the south side by that other., .moiety to me belonging.
...twenty seventh day of February. . .One Thowsand Six
hundred seventy nine : . . .

Wit. William Clarke

John X Brigs senr. his marke
John Sanford
Joseph Remington

Joseph Devell to Thomas Ward.
...Joseph Devell of Newport. . .for. . .Nine pounds. . .mony
of New-England. . .paid by Thomas Ward of Newport...
have. . .sold. . .one share. . .both Upland and Medow, lying. . .
at. . .Puncatess. . .Eighteenth day of February. . .One Thow-
sand six hundred Seventy Nine:

Wit. Willia Coggeshall.

John Paine
William X Devell
his marke.

Joseph Devell
Newport. . .February the i8th 1679

. . .Joseph Devell. . .acknowlidged above. . .
Caleb Carr: Asistant



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[183] John & William Coggeshall to John Manchester.
. . .John Coggeshall and William Coggeshall heirs to the de-
ceassed William Boulston of . . . Portsmouth. . . for. . . seven
pounds tenn shillings in Currant Mony. . .Received of John
Manchester of . . . Portsmouth . . . Have ... sold .. . one Eight
part _of a share., .in. . .Dartmouth. , .New Plymouth., .with
all. . .Uplands, Medows, waiters, woods,. . .belonginge. . .
Excepting One percell. . .sold by. ..William Baulston (Our
grandfather) unto Richard Sisson...To be Holden of his
Majtie. . .as of his manner of East Greenwich. . .first day of
June. . .One Thowsand Six hundred Seventy Eight:

John Coggeshall
Wit. Joseph Devell

John Sanford Elizabeth X Gould

Thomas X Brigs
his marke

. . .Elizabeth Gould their mother doth give her consent. . .
March 1678-79
Wit.

Robert Brownell Thomas Gould
[184] John Manchester to Vallintine Hudlestone.
...John Manchester of Portsmouth. . .twelve pounds of...
mony of New-England. . .by Vallintine Hudlestone of New-
port. . .Have. . .sold., .all Land purchassed by me. . .twenty
Eight day of i2mo called Fe'bruary. . .One Thowsand six
hundred seventy nine . . .
Wit.

John Hulme The marke

Hannah Clarke. John X Manchester

John Manchester Acknowlidged. . .before me the twenty
Eight day of . . . f ebruary 1679 As Attest Walter Clarke De
Govr.

[184] Henry Chamberlin to Vallintine Hudlestone.
...Henry Chamberlin of Sandwich in... New plymoth,...
Eldist Sone of John chamberlin of Rhode-Island deceassed
. . . Satisfaction . . . Received . . . of . . . Vallintine Hudleston of
Newport... Have... sold... all the Right. . .unto. . .my. . .



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fathers Estate now on Rhode-Island. . .20th of the first month
called March One thowsand six hundred & 79 Eighty :
Wit. Henary Chamberlin.

William Chamberlin

Walter Newbery:
The Eighteenth day of may. . .one Thousand six hundred and
Eighty Henry chamberlin. . . acknowlidged . . .above. . .

Walter Clarke Dept. Govr.
[185] Mathew Allen to Vallintine Hudlestun.
. . . Mathew Allen of Dartmoth . . . New-Plymoth . . . for ... six
pounds ... mony of New-England. . .paid. . .by Vallintine
Hudlestun of Newport . . . Have . . . sold . . . Land lying ... at
Acocksett in. . .Towne-ship of Dartmoth. . .neer the Land of
Samuell Cornell, ... Twenty five acres. . .bounded. . .On the
West by a line drawne from a black oake tree at the south end
thereof unto a white oake being the Northerly end of the said
line, on the North, by a line drawne from the said white Oake
unto a Maple standing in a Swamp being the east end of the
said line on the East by the said swamp to a Black Oake
being the South end of the East bounds, on the South by a
line drawne from the last mentioned black-Oake to the first
mentioned black Oake being the west end of the said South
line, . . . (which said land is a part of the half e share of Land,
on which I... now live... to be Holden of his Majtie. . .as
of his manner of East Greenwich. . .i6th day of February. . .
One Thowsand six hundred seventy nine . . .

his marke
Wit. Mathew X Allen

his marke

Richd X Kirby

Hannah Clarke

Mathew Allen before me acknowlidged the above-written. . .

Walter Clarke Dt Govr.
.[1.86] Henry Tibbitts to Thomas Ward.
...Henry Tibbitts of Narragansett.. .for. . .tenn pounds
Sterling. . .paid. ...by Thomas Ward of Newport. . .have. . .
sold. . .a whole share of Land,. . .at. . .Sandy Pointe and soe



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runing along the Bay West Northwest, till come to the mouth
of the Raritans River, from thence goeing along the said
River to a certain point of Marsh land, which devides the
River into two parts, and from that point to run in a direct
south-west line into the woods twelve miles and then to
turne away Southeast and by South, till it falls into the maine
Ocean, which are the bounds, . . . according as they are Ex-
pressed in the Charter or pattent. . .Granted by Richard
NiooUs Esquire, . . . fourteenth day of June . . . 1672.
Wit. Henry X Tibbitt

Richard Bailey his marke.

John Read
Newport., .the 13th of May 1680 Henry Tippits. . .acknow-
lidged the aJbove-written. . .

John Green Asistant
[187] Daniell Wilcocke to Joseph Devell.
. . .Daniell Wilcocke of Dartmoth. . .New-Plymoth. . .for. . .
five pounds Currant pay. . .paid, by Joseph Devell of Newport
. . .have. . .sold. . .a Purchassers Share, both upland and
medow . . . at . . . Punckatest . . . Twentith day of January . . .
1672:
Wit. Daniell X Wilcoke

Thomas Ward his marke

Richard Baily:
...Daniell Wilcock. . .acknowlidged. . .above. . .27th day of
July 1680

As Atests Walter Clarke Dpt Govr.
[188] John Simmons to Thomas Ward.
. . .John Simmons Inhabitting on the southeast side of Tanton
River on. . .land called the freemens land. . .planter. . .for. . .
fifteen pounds. . .mony of New England,., .paid., .by
Thomas Ward of Newport . . . Merchant . . . have . . . sold . . .
land .lying,. . .on the Southeast side of Tanton River, con-
taining one hundred Acres... in bredth fifty Rods,... in
length three hundred and twenty Rods being part of the
fifteenth share of Land, and lying between the fall River and
Tanton bounds, in...Collony of Plymoth. . .bounded. . .on



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the Northwest by land. . .of William Mackepeace, and on the
Northeast by land of Job Winslow, on the Southeast by the
land of . . .William Mackepeace, on the Southwest, by land. . .
of William Mackepeace,. . .with all... hie ways, Comons,...
tenth day of December. . .One Thowsand Six hundred Sev-
enty Nine :
Wit. John Simmons

William Hiscox

John Read
The 6th of Sept 1680 Newport. . .John Simmons. . .acknowl-
idged . . . Caleb Carr Asistant

. . .Martha Symmons, the wife of John. . .give asent unto. . .
Sale . . .

Wit. Martha X Symmonds

Marke Athy her marke

Samuell Rowland
[189] John Cooke to Thomas Ward.

. . .John Cooke of Portsmouth _. . .for. . .Eighteen pounds five
Shillings Currant Silver mony of New-England. . .paid., .by
Thomas Ward pf Newport. . .doe. . .sell. . .one sixt in deale
of a part... both upland and medow ... being in the Towne-
ship of Dartmoth. . .which. . .land I... bought of Thomas
Burge of Newport. . .Thirtith day of Aprill. . .one Thowsand
six hundred Eighty.

Wit. John X Cooke

Henry Tew his marke

Richard Barnes

Jabess X Cotterell
his marke
. . . John Cooke . . . acknowlidged the above-written . . . May
29th 1680

Before mee William Coddington Asist.
[190] Samuell Gorton to Danidl Coles-etc.
. . . Samuel Gorton senr. proffessor of the Mistries of Christ
... of the Towne of Warwicke. . .doe. . .give. . .my Right. . .



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in that Neck of Land which was given unto mr Randall Howl-
don and my selfe lying Southward from mr Richard Smiths
place where his house stood, and bounded Southerly by a
Brook Running downe betwixt the said Neck and a place
where Captain Hudsons house stood, at Narragansett, the
bounds thereof, being more largly Expressed in the deed
bearing date May 27th 1659. ..unto ™y Sonn Daniell Coles,
and his wife Mahor Coles one sixth part of. . .the said Neck
. . .unto my sonn John Sanford and my Daughter Mary San-
ford One Sixth part,. . .unto my sonn William Maze and my
Daughter Sarah Maze, one sixth part... unto my sonn John
Warner, and my Daughter Anna Warner one sixth part, . . .
unto my sonn John Crandall and my Daughter Elizabeth
Crandell one sixth part,... unto my sonn Benjamin Barton
and to my daughter Susanah Barton one sixth part,... pro-
vided that each of them shall . . . help defend the title against
the intrusions of Richard Smith... in case all doe Refuse...
I. . .give it to my Sonn Samuell Gorton to performe the same
...27th of November 1677 in Warwicke
Wit. Samuell Gorton Senr.

John Greene Assistant.

Randall Howldon
[191] Elisha and Hannah Hutchinson to WilHan Brenton.
. . .Elisha Hutchinson of Boston. . .and Hannah his wife,. . .
for. . .a house and a percell of Land lying. . .in the Towne-
ship of Boston. . .belonging unto William Brenton Esq. of
Newport. . .made over to. ..Elisha and Hannah Hutchinson

. . . hath . . . sold . . . unto . . . William Brenton Esgr that . . .

land or farme which lately did belong unto my Uncle mr
Samuell Hutchinson of Boston., .deaceassed, and by him...
given unto me... in which farme then John Acres dwelt,...
lying in the Towneship of Portsmouth. . .bounded on the
Northerly side. . .with the land of Elisha Sanford, and on the
Easterly side... with the Comon shore next the sea, and on
the Southerly Side. . .with the Land of Obadiah Holmes, and

on the Westerly side. . .with the Comon land of the towne,

two hundred acres,. . .with all houses, Ediffices, buildings*



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fences, Gardins, Yards, trees, fruits, ways dreanes,. . .be-
longing. . .twenty seventh day of September. . .One Thows-
and Six hundred Seventy
Wit. Elisha Hutchinson—

Stephen Burton Hannah Hutchinson —

John Winchcombe
Newport. . .the 8th day of May 1674. . .John Winchcombe. . .
did see Elisha and Hannah Hutchinson signe. . .deed. . .

William Coddington Gor.
[194] William Brenton to Peleg Sanford.
...William Brenton now Resident in Newport. . .Marriner
...for... one hundred and five pounds ... Mony of Boston
...paid by Peleg Sanford of Newport.. .Have. . .sold. . .
land in the Township of Newport. . .and is part of my Farme
Comonly Knowne by the Name of Breases or Cases farme
. . .forty two Acres. . . bounded ... on the North. . .on the land of
John Easton senr. begining at a Ditch on the banck neer unto
the Beach, and soe to Extend by the said ditch and fence on
a Straight line West . . . Eighty two Rods or poles, Eighty two
Rods South Eighty two Rods on . . . Brentons land... East
unto the salt water banck and Soe to Extend North. . .on the
said Sea Banck upon a straight line Eighty two Rods or
poles unto the ditch first above-mentioned,. . .with all. . .wood
. . .stones Quarries. . .if . . .William Brenton. . .shall. . .pay. . .
unto. . .Peleg Sanford. . .one hundred and five pounds of . . .
monys of Boston. . .in the Towne of Newport. . .then. . .Deed
. . .Shall be voyd and of None Efect. . .sixt day of March. . .
One Thowsand six hundred seventy nine or Eighty :
Wit. William Brenton

Nathaniell Coddington

Josiah Arnold
Newport March loth 1679-80.. .Josiah Arnold and Nathaniell
Coddington. . .saw William Brenton signe. . .above-said Mort-
gage and acknowlidged it

John Albro Asistant
[195] James Badcocke — ^Will.
...James Badcocke senr. . .Verbelly. . .before us... unto his



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sonn Job Badcocke all his Smith tooles . . .
...one Cow... unto his daughter Mary Champlin...a Cow
Calfe to William Champlins Eldist daughter. . .
. . .urito his sonn Joseph all his housing and lands. . .
.. .all. . .Remaining.. .Estate., .unto his wife Elizabeth
Badcocke. . . John Badcocke

Job Badcocke.
This Testator dyed the I2th of June 1679.
John.. -.and Job Badcocke. . .appeared. . .at a Court Held at
Westerly the 17th of September 1679. . .

John Sanford Secretary:
[196] Inventory. . .James Badcocke Senr.
...Inventory of... James Badcocke Senr. Deceassed in June
last in Stoning Towne. ..Leaving a Widow with three Chil-
dren the Eldist a Sonn about Nine Yeare Old.

£ s. d.
house & Land about twenty Acres 30 : 00 : 00

Bellows: Anvil Vice and other Smiths tooles 05 : 00 : 00

2 Cowes 2 Yearlings & 2 Calves 11 : 00 : 00
7 small swine £2:1 bed & bedstead with bed-

ing £ 5 07 : 00 : 00

one small bed & beding £ 1:5s: 2 chests ids. 01 : 15 : 00

Chum pailes & tubbs ... 01 : 10 : 00
Iron pott scilitt pan. tramills.. .Iron spitt &

slice 02 : 00 : 00

3 Spining wheels 12s. axes Spade... los. 01 : oc : 00
hand saw drawing knife Reaphooke 2 botle one

hamer 00 : 05 : 00

puter and tin, one brass skillit 2 sives 00 : 14 ,: 00

one paire of Cards with some wools & flax &

yame 01 : 05 : 00

Chaines Cradle with other lumber 00 : 10 : 00



Sum Tottall. .61 : 01 : 00
. . .Inventory. . .Taken. . .5th of July 1679 by us

James Pendleton Thomas Wells Ephraim Minor
[196] Richard Carder to Samuell Gorton.
. . .Richard Carder of Warwick. . .mony. . .Received have. . .



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sold . . . unto Samuell Gorton of . . . Warwick . . . land . . . being
upon that Neck of land Called Shaomet by the.. .Towne of
Warwick, . . . about twenty acres . . . bounders . . . Northeast end
of it butteth upon the hie lyay goeing from the said towne
unto the Neck. . .called Shaomett, and the southwest end
Butteth upon a certaine Swamp Runnet or Small passage of
water Issuing into a cove or inlet of water from the sea, upon
the Northwest side it is bounded upon a percell of land be-
longing to mr John Wickes an other percell of land of mr
Randall Houldons coming from the said cove or inlet of
water, an other percell of Jand of mr Robert Potters, an
other of mr Walter Todds, and a small peace of Medow or
Marsh ground belonging to John More all of Warwick, and
the southeast side bounded by a percell of Land of Richard
Watermans of .. .Providence:. . .seventeenth day of January
. . .one thousand six hundred fifty — :
Wit. Richard Carder.

Randall Houldon
Walter Todd
John Wickes
John Hadon
[197] William Manchester to John Cooke.
... William Manchester of Punkatest in New Plymouth. . .
Yeoman. . . for. . .sixty pounds. . .mony of New-England. . .
paid . . . from John Cooke senr. of . . . Portsmouth yeoman . . .
Have., .sold., .one halfe of Thirteen shares of land by me
purchassed of Thomas Lawton, then of . . . Portsmouth ... as
by Deed. . .bearing date the twentith day of Aprill . . . one
thowsand six hundred Seventy Seven doth appeare to be by
him purchassed off... Alice Bradford, Gersham Cobb, Wil-
liam Nelson, William Crowe, John Brigs, senr., John Richard,
Samuell Dunson, Andrew King, Thomas Southworth, Thomas
Morton, John Jourdane and Joseph Ramsdon— ...land. . .
lying... in the. . .Punckatest Neck... to Bee Holdon of his
Majtie. ...as of his manner of East Greenwich., .twenty
four day of November. . .One Thousand Six hundred Eighty:



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Wit. William Manchester

James Card X

John Sanford. his marke

Mary X Manchester
her marke
William Manchester. . .sixteenth day of February one Thous-
and six hundred and Eighty. . .owne above...

John Albro Asistant
[198] William Manchester to John Cooke.
...William Manchester of Punckatest. . .Yeoman. . .for.. .
seventy three pound six shillings and Eight pence. . .mony of
New-England. . .paid by John Cooke senr. of Portsmouth. . .
Yeoman. . .have. . .sold. . .two shares. . .belonging unto a
late purchass of the lands of Pocassett and. . .adjacent; as
will. . .appeare by a Deed from... New Plymoth CoUony. . .
fifth day of March 1679. Unto Edward Grey Nathaniell
Thomas Benjamin Church my selfe and some other our
friends . . . therein being Thirty Shares ... in the whole, . . .
bounded Northward & westward by the freemens lotts neer
the fall River Westward by the Bay or Sound that Runnith
between the said land and Rhode Island, Southward partly
by Saconnett Bounds and partly by Dartmoth Bounds,
Northward up unto the woods till it meet with land formerly
granded by the Authorety of Plymoth to other men . . . Ex-
prest in said Deed, as alsoe. . .former Grants therein Excepted
as to Captn Goulding. David and Thomas Lake, and Captn
Morris:. . .Twenty fourth day of November. . .1680.
Wit. William X Manchester

James Card his marke

John Sanford Mary X Manchester

her marke:
William Manchester. . .sixteenth day of February One
Thousand six hundred & Eighty., .owned this...

John Albro Asistant
[199] Caleb Carr to Susanah Relict of William Hieffernan
...Caleb Carr of Newport. . .Administrator to. ..Estate of
William Hieffernan deceassed have sold unto Susanah the



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Relict of said William Hieffernan, a percell. . .of Goods,
which belonged to. . .William Hieffernan. . .28th day of Feb-
ruary 1680-81.
Wit. Caleb Carr

Ephraim Tumor

John Odlin
[200] Robert Bartlett to Thomas Burge.


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Online LibraryRhode Island Historical SocietyRhode Island land evidences, vol. I, 1648-1696, abstracts → online text (page 9 of 19)