Records relating to Boston Volume 2

(note there are four Clarks granted lots at "Mount Wollystone," which became to be called Braintree, now Quincy.

p31. The 19th of 12th moneth, Febr., 1637. Att a meeting this day of Thomas Olyvar, Thomas Leveritt, William Coulborne, John Coggeshall, Robte Harding, John Sanford, William Balstone, James Penne and Jacob Ellyott, It is agreed that Mr. John Clarke shall have a great Lott at Mount Woollystone for tenne heads.

p44.

The 25th day of the 9th moneth, Novemb., 1639.

At a meeting this day of Mr

. Thomas Olyvar, Thomas Leveritt, Mr

. Willyam Colbron, Captaine Edward Gibon, Mr

. Willyam Tinge, Mr

. Robert Harding, Jacob Elyott, and Mr

. John Cogan,

Also Thomas Clarke, a locksmith, is Allowed for an Inhabitant

and to be Considered of for a housplott here and a great Lott at

Mount Woollystone for six heads.

p46. The 27th of the llth moneth, called January, 1639.

Also Thomas Clarke, smith, hath a great Lott granted unto him

for 8 heads at the Mount, upon the Usuall Condition thereof.

p50. [39.] The same 24th day of the 12th moneth, Feb. 1639. The like to James Clarke, of the same, for 2 heads, 8 Acrs there, upon the same Covenant of 3s. p. Acre.

p76. This 27th of 9th mo., 1643. At a generall Townes meeting upon lawfull warning. Thomas Clarke, late of Dorchester, hath liberty to wharfe before his proprietye in the milfeild against the sea.

p85. This 29th day of 7th mo., 1645.

At a meeting this daj r of John Winthrop, esqre., Deput}r Governor, Wm. Colbron, Jacob Eliot, Deacons, James Penn, John Oliver.

Received of Alexander Becke foure pounds seven shillings in full satisfaction for the marish graunted him 31st of 1st month, 45, being about an acre and quarter. There is granted unto Arthur Clarke an howselot next unto the howse-lot of John Search, to be layd out by Win. Colbron and Jacob Eliot.

p94. For Constables, Mr. Tho. Clarke, Theodor Atkinson, Tho.Clarke and Barnabas Fawer.The 12th 1 : mo., 1649. At a generall Townemeettinge of all the Inhabitants upon public warninge.

p95. Mr . Tho. Clarke is fined 20s. for refusing to serve his Constables place. p95. [85.] [Corner torn] 9:2: mo., [-]649. In the place of Mr . Tho. Clarke was chosen Isaac Waker to be Constable for this } Tear.

p98. [87.] The 27: 6: mo., 1649. It is ordered that Mr . Clarke, mariner, is to cleare the High way at his cellar, and secure it that noe harme be done bye it, and that within 6 dayes, upon penalt}* of 20s. fine.

p99. The llth: 1: mo., 1650. Att a generall townes meetinge upon publicke notice were chosen for Deputys for the General Court this ensuinge } reare, Mr . Anthony Stoddard, James Penn ; and for Selectmen, Mr. ; Wm. Colbrone, Anthony Stoddard, Jacob Eliot, Jerimie Howchin, Tho. Marshall, Mr . Tho. Clarke, James Penn ; for "Clarkes of the Market," Jerimie Howchin, James Penn ; for Constables, }Robert Button, Edmund Jackson, John Phillips, Christopher Gibson ; for Surveighours for the High ways, George Halsoll, Wm. ' * Cotton ; for leather sealers, Nathaniell Bishop, Wm. Couresser.

p99. The 18th 1st mo., 1650 or 1649. At a meeting this day of Mr

. William Coleborne, Jacob Eliott, Tho. Clarke, James Penn, Jerimy Houchin, Tho. Marshall, and Anthony Stoddard.

p100. At a meting this day of William Coloborne, Jacob Eliatt, Tho.

Clarke, James Penn, Jerimy Houchin, Tho. Marshall, and

Anthony Stoddard.

p100. This 12th2dmo., 1650. At a meting this day of Mr. Tho. Clarke, James Penn, Jerimy Houchin, Tho. Marshall, and Anthony Stoddard, Selectmen

The 29th of 2 mo., 1650. At a meting this Day of Mr . William Coleborne, Jacob Eliatt, James Penn, Thomas Clarke, Jerimy Houchin, Thomas Marshall, and Anthony Stoddard.

p101 continued from 29th of 2 mo., 1650. It was ordered that Mr. Elias Maverick and James Johnson, who were chosen by George Burden ; Deacon Eliatt, and Mr.Thomas Clarke who were chosen by the Townsemen in the presence of Mr. Newgate and with Consent of him : should Lay out a Cart and a Horse way at Rumle}^ Marsh from Mr. Holiocks Farme towards the Mill.

p101. The 24th of 4th mo., 1650. At a meting this Day of Mr. William Coleborne, Jacob Eliatt, Thomas Clarke, Jerimy Houchin, Thomas Marshall, and Anthony Stoddard.

p101. The 29th of 5th mo., 1650. At a meting this Day of Mr. William Coleborne, Jacob Eliatt, Mr. Tho. Clarke, Jerimy Houchin, Tho. Marshall, and Anthony Stoddard.

p101. The 30th of 7th mo., 1650. At a meting of Mr. William Coleborne, Jacob Eliatt, James Penn, Mr. Tho. Clarke, Jerimy Houchin, Tho. Marshall, and Anthony Stoddard.

p102. The 30th of 10th mo., 1650. At a meting of Mr. William Coleborne, Jacob Eliatt, Mr. Tho. Clarke, James Penn, Tho. Marshall, Jerimy Houchin, and Anthony Stoddard.

p102/ [9O.*] The 24th of the 12th moneth, 1650. At a meting of Elder Eliatt, Elder Penn, Mr. Tho. Clarke, Tho. Marshall, Jerimy Houchin, and Anthony Stoddard.

p102. The first of the first mo., 1651 or 1650. At a meting of Elder Eliatt, Elder Penn, Mr. Tho. Clarke, Tho. Marshall, Jerimy Houchin, and Anthon}^ Stoddard. Mr. John Maverick hath Libertie to Wharfe before his proprietye, provided he doe it in Convenient Tyme.

The like Libertie is Granted to Hemy Duglas.

The like Libertie is granted to Alexander Adams.

The like Libertie is granted to Richard Thurstone.

The like Libertie is granted to John Clarke.

p103/ At a Generall towne meeting upon publike notice were Chosen for Deputyes, Capt. John Leveritt and Mr . Thomas Clarke. For Select men, Mr. Richard Parker, Capt. Leveritt, Mr . Thomas Clarke, Mr . Edward Ting, Mr. Houchin, Deacon Marshall, Anthony Stoddard.

p103. The llth of first mo : 1651. At a meting of Richard Parke, Capt. Leveritt, Mr. Tho. Clarke, Mr. Edward Ting, Mr. Houchin, Deacon Marshall, Anthony Stoddard, with the Constables.

p103. The last of first mo., 1651. At a meting of Mr . Richard Parker, Capt. Leveritt, Mr . Tho. Clarke, Mr . Edward Ting, Mr . Jerimy Houchin, Deacon Marshall, and Anthony Stoddard. p104. The 28th of 2d mo., 1651. At a meting of Mr . Richard Parker, Capt. Leveritt, Mr . Tho. Clarke, Mr . Jerimy Houchin, Mr . Edward Tinge, Deacon Marshall, and Anthon}7 Stoddard.

p104. [92.] The 26th of 3d mo., 1651. At a meting of Mr. Richard Parker, Capt. Leveritt, Mr . Tho. Clarke, Mr. Jerimy Houchin, Mr . Edward Tinge, Deacon Marshall, and Anthon}' Stoddard.

p105. The 28th of 5th mo., 1651. At a meting of Mr . Richard Parker, Capt. Leverit, Mr . Tho. Clarke, Je. Houchin, Mr . Edward Tinge, Deacon Marshall, and Anthony Stoddard.

p106. The 4th of 7th mo., 1651. At a meting of Mr. Richard Parker, Capt. Leveritt, Mr. Tho.Clarke, Mr. Jerimy Houchin, Decon Marshall, and Anthony Stoddard.

p106. The 24th, 9th mo., 1651. At a meting this Day of Capt. Leveritt, Mr . Edward Ting, Mr . Thomas Clark, Mr. Jerimy Houchin, Deacon Marshall, and Anthony Stoddard.

p107. The 5th of llth mo., 1651. At a meting this Day of Mr. Richard Parker, Capt. Leveritt, Mr . Edward Ting, Mr . Thomas Clarke, Mr . Jerimy Houchin, Deacon Marshall, and Anthony Stoddard.

p107. At a meting this Day of Mr . Richard Parker, Capt. Leveritt, Mr . Edward Tinge, Mr . Thomas Clarke, Mr . Jerimy Houchin, Deacon Marshall, and Anthony Stoddard.

p107. 23d, 12th mo., 1651. At a meting this Day of Mr . Richard Parker, Capt. Leveritt, Mr . Edward Tinge, Mr . Thomas Clarke, Mr. Jerimy Houchin, Deacon Marshall, and Anthony Stoddard.

p108 The 8th of the 1st moneth, 1651. At a Generall towne meting upon publike notice were Chosen for Deputyes for the Generall Court Capt. Leveritt and Mr Thomas Clarke. For Selectmen, Mr . Adam Winthrop, Capt. Savage, Mr. Thos. Clarke, Mr . Jeremy Houchin, Deacon Marshall, Ensigne Hutchinson, and Mr. William Brenton. For Constables, for the towne, Mr . Jacob Sheaffe, Mr . James Astwood, Samuell Bitfeid, and Wm. Ludkin ; for Rumley Marsh, John Tuthill ; for Muddj7 Ryver, John Kenerick. For the Clarks of the Market, Thomas Clarke and Nathaniel Williams.

p108. [97.] The 16th of the 1st moneth, 1651-52. At a meetting of Mr . Addam Winthrop, Ensigne Edward Hutchinson, Lift. Thomas Clarke, Mr . Jerymy Howchin, Deakon Marshall, Mr . Willm. Brenton, and Thomas Savage.

p110. 7th of 2d mo., 1652. At a metting of Mr . Addam Winthrop, Mr. Tho. Clarke, Mr Edward Hutchinson, Mr. Willm. Brenton, Mr . Jerymy Houchin, Thomas Marshall, and Thomas Savage.

p110. 26th of 2d mo., [1652.] At a meeting of Mr . Addam Winthrop, Mr . Willm. Brenton, Lieu'tt Tho. Clarke, Mr. Edward Hutchinson, Mr. Jerymy Houchin, and Thomas Marshall, it is Ordered that William Beamesle}' and Jarret Bowrn shall see the genirall fence at Muddy River shall be put into repayr according to order of Corte, in the

absenc of ether of the two above mentioned, Allexander Beck is apointed to supply the place.

p112. [1O2.*] 5th: 8th mo., 1652. At a Towne f meeting of Mr . Willm. Branton, Capt. Thomas Clarke, Thomas Marshall and Thomas Savage.

p112. 21st of the 8th mo., 1652. Att a genirall Meeting of the fremen one due warning, for to Chuse seaven freemen for to be Commissioners, thear wear Chosen, Capt. John Leverit, Capt. William Tyng, Thomas Savage, Mr.Nathaniel Duncom, Mr . Ed. Tyng, Capt. Tho. Clarke, Mrr . Anthony Stoddard.

p113. 31st, llth mo., [1652.] At a metting of Capt. Tho. Clarke, Ensign Ed. Hutchinson, Ensign Jerymy Houchin, and Tho : Savage, and Tho : Marshall.

p113/ 14th of 1st mo., 52-53. Att a generate Towne meeting on publike warning thear was Chosen deputies for the generale Courte : Capt. John Leveret and Capt. Thomas Clarke.

p118. The 12th: 1: 53 or 54. At a meeting this da}*e upon publike notice was Chosen for Tgwjjjjsjaen : Mr . Wm. Brenton, Mr . William Davis, Mr . Jerem}rah Houchin, Mr . James Oliver, Mr . Samuel Cole, Mr . Peter Oliver, and Tho. Marshall. Chosen for Deputyes : Capt. Thomas Clarke and Capt. Thomas Savage.

p118. Capt. Tho. Clarke and Capt. Tho. Savage are desired to returne the towne's answer to the Comiss}'oners of the Colleclge about the moneys to be gathered for the same.

p120. 31st: 5th: 54. At a meeting this daye of Mr . Wm. Brenton, Mr. Samuell Cole, Mr . Jerenry Houchin, Mr . James Oliver, Mr . Wm. Davis, Mr . Peeter Oliver, and Tho Marshall. Tho. Smith is received as an Inhabitant. Mrs. Bridgett Sandford is admitted an Inhabitant. Mr. Hezekyah Usher and Tho. Clarke, shop keeper, was Chosen to Collect the severall summs subscribed for the Use of the Colledge by the select men.

p126. [120] 29 : 8 : 55. Att a meeting of Mr . Wm. Brenton, Mr . Tho. Marshall, Wm. Paddy, Peter Olliver, Sam. Cole, James Olliver, and Wm. Davis. Itt is ordered that Tho. Duer, Christopher Clarke, and John Barrell have liberty to make a Defence for the Cawsy before their houses, either by setting downe posts and raiyles or otherwise, to preserve the Cawsy from damage of Carts or horses.

p128. [123.] 25: 12: 55. Att a generall townes meeting upon Publick notice. Capt. Tho. Clarke and Capt. Tho. Savage are chosen Deputyes for the yeare ensuing.

p134. [13O.] 9:1:56-57. Att a generall townes meeting upon publick notice from house to house there were chosen for the }'eare ensuing Deputyes for the Generall Court, Capt. Tho. Savage and Capt. Tho. Clarke.

p143. [141.] 8 March, 57-8. Att a generall townes meeting upon publick notice from house to house, there were chosen for the yeare ensuing upon the townes service, for Deputyes, Capt. Tho. Clarke and Mr . Ed. Hutchinson.

p156. 20: 6: 60. Att a Townes-meeting upon publick notice from house to house. Capt. Tho. Clarke was chosen Commissioner to jo} Tne with the select men for making the Conntrey Rate for this j'eare.

p165. List of persons described as owners of land in Boston in the Book of Possessions. (summer 1652??)

Clarke, Arthur,

Clarke, Christopher,

Clarke, Thomas,

p174. The possession of James Johnson within the limits of Boston. 1. One house and garden bounded with Thomas Hawkins northeast ; the streete southeast and southwest : and the Cove northwest. 2. Also a garden neere the Comon bounded with John Leverit north : George Burden south : Anthony Harker east : and the Comon on the west.

3. Also an Acre in the new field bounded with John -Biggs on the north ; Francis Loyall west : Zaccheus Bosworth south : and Thomas Clarke east. 4. Also three quarters of an Acre of marsh and upland bounded with the Cove on the north and the east : John Smith west : and John Davies south.

p177. [27.] The possession of Mr. Thomas Clarke within the Limits of Boston. One warehouse and houselott bounded with the Cove and Thomas Joy on the south : Isaac Cullimer on the west : Thomas Joy northwest : and Isaac Cullimer northeast.

p177. [28.] The possession of Thomas Joy within the limits of Boston. 1. One house and lott about halfe an Acre, and another house adjoyneing bounded with Mr . Thomas Clarke northwest, northeast and southeast : and the Cove southwest. 2. Also one Acre lyeing betweene Isaac Cullimer northeast: Richard Rawlins southwest : Christopher Stanley northwest : and Mr. Clarke southeast.

p177 [27] The possession of Richard Rawlins ivithin the limits of Boston. One house and garden about an Acre and three quarters bounded with Isaac Cullimer southwest : Thomas Joy northeast : Mr . Clarke southeast : and Christopher Stanley northwest.

p177. [3O.] The possession of Isaac Cullimer within the limits of Boston. 1. One house and garden about three quarters of an Acre bounded with Richard Rawlins northeast : Christopher Stanley northwest : Francis Hudson and Bartholomew Pasmer southwest : and the Cove southeast. 2. Also another house and lott about an acre and quarter bounded with Christopher Stanley, Samuel Cole and the way north east : the Bay southeast : Mr. Clark and Richard Rawlins southwest : and Christopher Stanl}* northwest. 12 (7) 1650. Bartholomew Pasmer of Boston sould unto John Sweete a parcel of ground below the high way next the water side and this was by a deed dated 1 (10). BARTHOLOMEW PASMER.

p179. [33.] The possession of Matthew Chaffie within the limits oj Boston. One house and lott bounded with John Gallop northeast : Sampson Shoare southwest : Thomas Mekins northwest : and the Cove southeast.

p179. 29 (7) 1649. Mr . John Clarke, late of Newberry, now of Boston, granted unto Matthew Chaffe of Boston, shipwright, one Farme conteineing foure hundred Acres of lands, be it more or lesse, lying and being betweene the river of merimack and newbury River in Newbury in the County of Essex in New England, with all the houses, edifices and buildings thereunto belonging, and all the woods, underwoods, comous, meadowes, pastures, feedings, evidences

concerning the same : and this was by an absolute deed of sale, dated 29 (7) 1649. JOHN CLARKE and a seale. Sealed and d'd in p'nce of ROBERT SALTONSTOLL, JOHN DANE, WILLIAM ASPINWALL, Nots. Publ :

[note by FOC, this is ten years after a John Clark obtained a "great lott" at Mount Woolystone. i.e. This is a second John Clark]

p179. [35.] The possession of Sampson Shoare within the limits oj Boston. One house and garden bounded with Matthew Chaffle northeast : the Cove southeast : John Hill southwest : and the streete northwest. 27 (8) 1651. Richard Hawghton of Boston granted to Sampson Shore of Boston, tailor (for good and valuable consideration reed.), his dwelling house and garden in Boston bounded with Mr . Tho. Clarke north, John Anderson south and east ; and the highway west ; and this was by a deed dat. 27th Octob. 1651, sealed and dd. in presence of Wm . Aspinwall, notary publ.

p181. [41.] James Brownes possession within the limits of Boston. 1. One house and garden bounded with John Biggs east: Mr. Bellingham north: Alexander Beck west and Centriehill streete south. 2. Also halfe an Acre in the New field bounded with the Comon on the south : Mr . Wilsons Garden northeast : and Andrew Messinger northwest. 3. Also halfe an Acre more in the Newfield bounded with Richard Fairebanks north : Isaac Allington east : Alexander Beck west: Thomas Clark south. 4. Also at Braintree twenty sixe Acres bounded with Richard Cooke northwards : John Mellowes southward : the Bay eastwards : and comon Rockie ground westwards. 5. Also eight Acres bounded with John Webb westwards : John Mellowes southward : William Werdall westward : and Richard Cooke northward.

6. Also one acre of marsh bounded with Monotaquit River east : and Zaccheus Bosworth on the west.

p183. 10 (4) 1650. Tho. Clarke of Dorchester, merch'. granted to Christopher Stanley of Boston, tailor, a certaine p'cell of land in Boston neck, being pt. of an houslott formerly belonging to Wm. Weekes, cont. sixty pole of ground more or lesse, bounded on the southeast b}' Isaac Cullimer : Thomas Clarke northwest, Rawlins northeast : southeast the sea, through which are two high waves, the one going towards the mil hill being twelve foote broad, the other thirty six foote unto the lowermost highway, and from thence to low water marke thirty foote. And this was by an absolute deed of sale dat. 30 (2) 1644 : reserving liberty for the sd. Thomas or such tenants as shall dwell and abutt on the said way of twelve foote 'broad, to loade all kinds of goods at the highwater mark or wharfe there to be erected, p'vided it lye not above twent} T foure houres at most without paj'ing wharfage. And whereas the breadth granted for the highway1" is thirt}' foote from Isaac Cullimers, it is only hereby granted liberty to Tho. Glarks assignes and tenenants as aforesd only to land goods within the space of that ten foote^i^xt Isaac Cullimers land, pvided it lye not above twent}T foure houres as before. THO. CLARKE Sealed and d'd in p'nce of JOHN STKATTON. ROBT. JEOFFREYS

p184. [45.] The possessions of George Burden within the limits of Boston. 1. One house and } Tard bounded with the streete southwards: Hugh Gunnison westwards : Wm . Hudson, Junior, northwards : and John Glover eastwards. 2. Also a garden neere the Comon bounded with James Johnson north: Henry Webb south: Thomas Clarke east: and the Comon west. 3. Also in the new field fyve Acres and halfe bounded with Richard Fairebanks north : John Mellowes west : Edmund Jackson south : and the marsh east.

p189. [57.] William Hudson, senior, his possession within the limits of Boston. 1. One house and yard bounded with the streete on the north : the Bay on the east : Mr. Winthrop on the south : and Wm . Davies, senior, on the west. 2. Also a lot in the new field containeing about fyve Acres bounded with Richard Cooke on the east : and Mr. Thomas Clarke on the west. Sould to Thomas Buttolph, page 42. 3. Also a garden plot towards the Fort hill, bounded with

Robert Scott on the east : Nathaniell Eaten, Richard Hogg and Francis East on the west : Amos Richardson on the south : and Nicholas Parker on the north.

p192. [63.] Major Robert Sedgwick his possession within the limits of Boston. One house and garden bounded with Thomas Clarke, Robert Turner and the streete on the east : Mr . Hutchinson on the south : Valentine Hill on the north : and Henry Messinger west.

p198. [78.] Edmund Dennis his possession within the limits of Boston.

1. One house and garden bounded with Ephraim Pope north: Edmund Jacklin south : the streete east : Richard Cooke and Daniel Maud west.

2. Also in the new field halfe an Acre bounded with John Ruggle east : Zaccheus Bosworth west : Thomas Willard south : Mr. Thomas Clarke north.

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

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

p199. Mr. Flint his possession within the limits of Boston.

One house and garden bounded with Anthony Harker north :

Thomas Clarke south : the streete east : and George Burden west.

p199. [83.] Raph Masons possessions in Boston. One house and garden bounded with Thomas Clarke north : Henry Webb west : the streete east : and Robert Wing south. This is sould to Thomas Painter, p. 50. 21 (12) 1645. Isaac Perry granted unto Raph Mason of Boston

ten Acres of land, be it more or lesse, at Muddy River, bounded

with Raph Masons lot south, Thomas Scotto north : Mr. Hibbins

west: and this was by an absolute deed dated 20 (10) 1645:

Acknowledged before Mr. Winthropp.

p210.[127.] The possession of Arthur Clarke in Boston. 5 (5) 1647. Henry Pease of Boston, planter, granted unto Arthur Clarke of the same, carpenter, a certaine p'cell of ground, being in breadth fourty two foote and J at the front, and ninety 8 foote and in length on the southwest side : the other side being ninety one foote and : and the end 38 foote : bounded on the southeast with the streete : Mr. Paine southwest : and his owne lott on the northeast and northwest : and this was by an absolute deed of sale, dat. 28 (4) 1647, and acknowledged before Mr . Nowel 5 (5) 1647.

p211. [136. J The possessions of Christopher Clarke of Boston. 12 (3) 1648. Nicholas Willis of Boston granted unto Christopher Clarke of the same, mariner, his house and garden bounded with John Button southwest : the street east : Thomas Painter northerly : and James Everill westerly : and this was by an absolute deed of sale dated 12 (3) 1648. NICHOLAS WILLIS and a seale. Sealed and d'd in presence of WILLAIM ASPINWALL JAMES ALLISON.

p213. 12 (1) 1650* Thomas Clark of Boston, merch*., for valuable consideration rec'd., granted to Richard Bennet of Boston one quarter of an Acre of land in Boston, in the mill field, bounded the streete southeast : Wm . Phillips southwest and northwest : and this was by a deed dated 12 (1) 1650, before me Wm. Aspinwall sealed and delivered.


Records Relating to Boston 04

Dorchester Town Records

[11.] The first of September, 1634. Item it is ordered that Bray Clarke and John Allen shall build an house upon the Rocke by John Holman.

It is ordered that John Nile, Francis Tuchine, John Levit, Thorn : R[awlines], John Knite, John Alline, Thorn: Tilestone, Aron Cooke, Andrew [Pitcher] Richard Fry, George Strang [13.] (pages 7 & 8) Joseph Holly, Joseph Clarke, shall have six acres of land graunted them [for] their small and great lotts at Naponset betwixt the Indian feild and the mill. Also Giles Gibbes, is to have 3 acres at the same place.

p37 13 Feb 1638 It is ordered that Mr. Clarke shall have libertie to take in fower goads of land next his pale towards the meeting howse which is neere the barne that was lately Mr. Trobridgs the breadth to bee as his pale now stands.

Willia Clarke hath made sales of one aker 1 quarter, and 30 goads of land at the great neck (which he had by agreement fro Mr. Willia Hill after the devision) unto Christou Gibson.

[48.] Septemb. 29: 1639: Mr. Tho: Clerke : hath sould unto Henry Wthingto : all his Comons at the great necke : at Squantum: which Late he purchased of William Read : beinge ffour acers. p THO : CLARKE.

p43 Octob. 20 : 1839 (sic has to be 1639) : William Clerke hath sould vnto Henry Withingto all his Land at Squantuin necke which he Lately purchased of Mr. Hill which he doth vphold to be 7 acres and if it Fall short of so much he is to abate of what he hath receaued afer 20s the acre by me WILLIAM CLARK.

p43-44 August the 26th 1639. William Read hath sold vnto Thomas Clarke his Dwellinge house with the grounde belli tide it which is 4 acors and likewise 4 acors of comones at Squantum necke ; 6 acores 46 Rode at the necke of land a persele of medow 10 acors more or lese as the fence now standes by the necke of lande $ acors of grounde at the six acors lottes 'which were Ainciently John Millers : with all the Comines that belounges to mee and likewise the Comenes which belounges to John Millers lo u beinge 6 acores and 46 Rode of both in euery deuision and two acores of medow at the second fresh marsh. WILLIAM W READES marke.

p44. [49.] The I9t of February 1641 there was Chosen the 7 men whose names are vnder written to order the Affayres of the Plantation and to haue power according to the former order as was giuen to the 7 men then beeing Nathaniel Duncan Sargeant Atherton Mr. Clarke, Richard Collicot, John Holland, Roger Clap, John Pierce.

p48. Agreed by a towne meeteinge Abought the 10th mo 1641 that Thomas Clarke shuld haue eaight acors of ground laide out at the ends of his 8 acore lottes p'rouided that it may bee done with out any damedge to the highway in Consideration of eaight acors of ground formerty giuen to Robart loucke whose Alottmentes he bought : the towne hath Apoynted to lay it out Thomas Jones ; Roger Clape Christopher gibson : nico : Upshall

Agreed In A towne meetinge that Thomas Clarke shall haue one acore quarter of ground aded to his first deuision in the Cow paster in Consederation of A highway that leyes through his 8 acore lottes which were not Allowed for before.

p50 CITY DOCUMENT No. 9. The 23d of the 5th mo : 1642. Bro : Holland and Bro : Gibson are Apoynted to lay out Two accors of ground at Mr. Hakines necke For Thomas Clarke which .were giuen unto Robarte Loke In the Booke :

Bro : Gibson and Tho : Clarke are apoinTnted to lay out Foure :accores of grounde at Mr. Hakines necke ffor Bro : John Holland :

[55.] The thirde of the sixt month 1642 there were Chosen 7 men whose names are heare vncler wrighten : To Order the Affaires of the Plantation and to haue power acordinge to the former Order as was giuen to the 7 men then Beinge : Mr. John Glouer : Bro : Gibson : Bro: Bricke: Bro: Upshall :Ensigne Holman : Thomas Clarke Bro : mr . Bates :

p53-54 CITY DOCUMENT No. 9. Md. That the 17th Daye of the First mo. 1645 Tho. Clarke now of Boston sould vnto Tho. Wiswall of Dorchester a p'cell of Land estimated 3 acres and a \ be it more or Lesse which Late was p't of William Read his home Lott with one Barne and other thinges mentioned in a deed beareing date with thes Record. witnessed by Mr JOHN WISWALL beinge moderator of the 7 men GEO : WEEKES. Dorchester Town Records page 57

[66] Dec: 17. 1645. memorand there was givn to Edward Breack (by the hands of most of the inhabitatnts of this towne) smelt brook creeke one the Condicon that he doe set a mill there. The 7 men chosen the 2d day of the 10th month of hte year following Mr. Gloover, John Holland, Mr. Jones, Edward Clapp, Edward Breck, Will: Clark. Sohn Wiswall

Dorchester Town Records p67. [81,] This 13th of 12 m 1653. Whereas Mr. John Glouer was chosen with Willam Sumner and William Clarke to Laye out mris Stotons farme, now the said Mr. Glouer being deceased this 14th day of the 12 m 53 att' a Towne meeting the Towne hath Chosen John Wiswall in the Rome of Mr . Glouer to io} Tne with the said William Sumner and William Clarke for the Doing of that woorke.

[82,] The 13 of 12 m. 1653. The names of such as are appointed by the Selectt men of Dorchester to veiw the fence in the Corne feilds for this year 1654. Edward Clapp ) T ,, T -, f William Clarke

Larence Smith } ImP"m s for the neck of Land j Jaraes Blake Rich Leeds \ Item the feild one the Backe f Richard Withington Hugh batten ) side of Mris Stoughtons { Richard Cortes Nath Glouer) lte *f" Great Lots from M* Hoi-( John Smith lands and so Round westward and John Minott J , ~'"J h" Gurnett abram How ) Item for the rest of the fence in f William Robinsonn Tho : Trott J . the Great Lots . ( Robert Pearce) j Twentie eicker Lots i James HmPhres, Willyam Clarke and Thomas Dauforth J j James enion Henry Kibbey ) It. for the Lot behind Mr. j Mr . Blake Henry Wodward / Jones, \ Thomas Lake Isack Jones ) It for the Lot behind Thomas f Mr . Jones Enoch wiswall j Wiswall \ Joseph Farworth Georg Dier ") It for the feild behind Mr . j John Wiswall Timothy Mather j Mathers { Ensine Foster Nico : Clapp ") Item, for the feild behind ( Thomas Burd, Thomas Andrews j Thomas Burcls ( John Blackraan Henry Conliffe ) It. for the Eight eaker f Henry Wooddai'd Rodger Sumer. j Lots ( William Sumner Jun. Andrew Picher | It. for the feild by Elder J Andrew Picher, Anthony gulliford j Kingsl^'s howse ( Anthon}T Gulliford

[83,] This 6lh of 2 m 53 or 1654. Att a Towne meetine there was chossen

p69 [88]. 4 of 1 m 1654 It is voted at a towne meting that Josefe Farnworth Nicholas Clap and William Clarke shall vewe the waye by the buring place and Larance Smithes barne to conseder whether there may be ground spared to suppty Larence Smith without hurte to the way.

[89.] Wee whose names are here vnderscribed And being app3*nted by our several Townes and being mett this first day of the 7: m 1654: to Lay out the High Waye through Dorchester Woods from Branntre Bounds to Roxbuty bounds : do agree as folioweth : first that the Waye shall be fowre Rodd Wide from Brantre bounds to Roxbury bounds : secondly beginning neere Hinrye Crane's house the Way to Lye one the Sowthest side of it in the old Beaten roede wa}Te : and so to a Lowe White oake marked on the same side of the wa}~e and so b}f the marked trees to the brooke : so from the Brooke the way being Lade in the Winter we agreed to take about a roode wide into Anthony Golliford's lott wheare the fence Jnterrupts the waye : and so to a marked post to wards John Gill's howse : and from thence to an other marked post against John Gills Howse : from thence to a stake in Elder Kingslys yearde and from thence to the mille in the olde beaten roede waye : and from the mille to tow grete rockes one the Lower side of the wa}7e att Robert Spures and Henry Merifelds howses end : arid from thence to the new feild b} T the marked trees in the olde roode waye : and so .through the new feld wheare the waye formerly was and from thence by the marked trees one the Left hand to Roxbury bounds : of Dorchester NICHOLAS CLAPE. WILLIAM CLARKE. of Brantree MOSES PAINE. GREGORY BELLCHER.

p72 [91] (Town of Dorchester) 1656 It. vnto William Clarke For wood to the watch and for Runninge the Lyne . . . . . .0 12-6

p73 1655 Raters John Smith John Mynott William Clarke

p75 [98,] 10 of : 1 m 1656. The names of such as ar appinted to Vewe the fence in the Comon feldes for this yeare 1656 : Tm LTot^. -bue hu-indi MTr'r. JTones ( William Clarke Edward B]ake .

p76 [99,] Dorchester 2 of the 12 mth 1646, This is a true copy For the finall Determining and ending of all matters in controuersy: concerning the fence about the grett lotts, the capttins neck the 6 akers lotts and other proporsions of land now within the same fence : the proprietors who are owners of ther seuerall proporsions of land with in the sa}*d fence ; haue refered them selfues to the Arbitration ; of Mr. Isack Heath, John Johnson and Wilyam parkes of Roxbury ; binding them selfes heerby to stand to what the sayd Arbitrators shall determine both in respect of what fence shall be ma}*d ; and wher ; and by whom, and euery won of the proprietors hath liberty if he please to give information in the case ; to the said Arbitrators ; when they shall com to Dorchester to be informed therin ; Wilyam Clarke (among others)

[1OO.] The 23 of the 12 month 1646. Wee whose names are under written ; being chosen by the inhabitants of Dorchester; to giue in ower determination about the fenses of a parsell of land caled the great lotts ; capttins neck and 8 aker lotts and 6 aker lotts and other lands and medowes within the sayd fense ; to order and determine as is Hereafter expresed wee order that if thos partyes or any that shall giue in securyty with in 20 days unto the 7 men that are chosen to order the prudensiall affayers of the Towne to make up a suffisient fence betwene this and the first of the 3 month which shall bee in the yeare of the Lord 1648 : A true account of the fence of the grett lotts and the maner of of lynge of itt.  Then we went to the Creeck at Captins neck [1O2.] The Great lotts next aboue Mr Glouers  p79 Rod foot Half willyam clarke 2 13 0

p80 [1O3.] This the work was dune in the yeare (16)55; Acording to the Court order for the Running of the lines betwene Dorchester and Dedhame we whose names are vnder written being Chosen oy the townes of Dorchester and Dedham to renew and settle the bounds betwene the townes did acordingly meette and agreed of the lines betwene the towens and the bounds and the bounds was marked from the hed line of Dorchester and Roxbury to a heap of stones on the lowe playne and so from thens to the Ragged playne and so forward according as itt was formerly rune and marked out ; For Dorchester WILYAM CLARK

p81 Dorchester Town Records (1655) At a meettiug of the p'prieto of the necke of land In reference to the order of the towne aboue written it was agreed as followeth : That what fence ma}^ bee spared on both ends bee taken off and a new deuision made according to a dew p'portion and men chosen to p'portion the same. And for the remouing of any part of it, it shall bee at the discresion of those men chosen as they shall see meete. Mr Thomas Jones, Edward clap, Joseph pharnworthe, willyam clarke were chosen the same time to doe that worke this was Voted and agreed on by the proprietors of the necke the seaventh of the ii month 1650 :

p83. [1O7,] This the furst of the tenth month (16)56, the offisers that wer Chosen by the towne for the yeare ensuing : Rators William Clark

p85. [11O.] The 9 of the last month (16)56. The names of shuch as are appoynted to Vew the fenses in the Common filds for this yeare (16)57:

The twenty accre lott : wiliam clarke . . ( Thomas Daaenport

(still p85) The lott behinde Thomas wisswale f John wiswale . . ( william clarke.

(still p85) [111.] It was Voted by thg towne the 21 of the 12 mth 56 -- It was voted by the towne the : 10 of the last mth 56 that Robert Vose was to haue 40 acres of land la}'d out which was granted vnto Mr John Glouer neare the blew hills adjoyning to the medow of the sayd Vose : This the 9 of the furst month 1657 the Select men Gave order for the laying of out this sayd 40 acres vnto the sayd Vose in refferenc to the towne vote : and they appoynt william Snmner, william clarke william Robinson to see it layd out :

p86. It was voted by the towne the 18th 6 : 1657 : that Edward Clapp, William Clarke, and henry Woodward ore any two of them are appointed to view whether the heigh way by the twentie acre Lotts may be layd by the fence of the twentie acre lotts as maior Atherton doth desire and soe make returne vnto the town : Now the foresaid men hath vewed the waye and hath retorned there answer this 7th of 10 m. 57 that the way may goe by the fence of the twentie eaker Lots next to magr Athertons Land this was granted voted and agreed one att a Towne meting

p86-7. [113.] We who wer appointed by the p'prietors of the necke of land at the metting the 7: 11: (16)56: to consider what fence might be spared at both ends and alsoe to remoue it one any parte of it at our discression and alsoe to p'portion ever} 7 mans share :accordingly we haue agreed that the fence shall be remoued to the other side of the waye on the east side from the gate to Mr Jons his meddow : and one the west From the gate through Amiel Weekes his land and allsoe we haue agred with Amiel Weekes that the heigh way to the meddow shall ly next his meddow p'vided that the barrs that cross the way shall be parte of his fence and alsoe that none shall fead in the heigh way to his Damage alsoe we agree that these that haue their share of fence next to the gate shall hane one fourth parte abated : that is to say from the gate to the maiors medow on one side and Amiel weeks barrs on the other side alsoe we hane p'portioned every mans share of fence accordinge to a due p'portion : and because some doe not remoue ther fence we agree and determine that those that doe not remoue shall alow and pay to those that do remoue an equal p'portion as two men shall iudge that any doe desire it of them : 7 : day of the. 3. moneth: 1657: THOMAS JOANES, JOSEPH FARNWORTH, EDWARD CLAPP, WILLIAM CLARKE

p88. [117.] The seaventh of the tenth moneth 1657 the officers that were then chosen by the towne for the yeare ensuinge. Raters Joseph Farnworth, William Clarke, Richard Withington Supervisors of the wayes vnto the necke of Land: Richard Baker, William Clarke.

p90.[119} [119,] We whose names are subscribed and being appointed by our several! towns, And being mett the first day of December 1654: to layout the heigh way through Dorchester woods from Brantiy Bounds to Roxbury bounds Doe agree as followeth

1. That the Way shall he foure Rodd wide from Brantry Bounds to Roxbury Bounds.

2. Being neare Henry Crans house the way to ly one the south east side of it in the old Beaten Roadway and soe to a low white oke marked on the same side of the way and soe by the marked trees to the brooke soe from the brooke the wa}r being badd in the winter we agree to take aboute a Rod wide into Anthony Gulliford's lott wher the fence interrupts the wa}* and soe to a marked post towards John Gills house and from thence to an other marked post against John Gills house, from thence to a stake in Elder Kingsleys yarde and from thence to the mill in the old beaten Road way and from the mill to two great Rockes on the Lower side of the way att Robert Spurs and Hemy Merifields houses ends and from thence to the new feilds by the marked trees in the old Road way and so through the new feild wher the way formerly was and from thence b}" the marked trees on the left hand to Roxbury bounds : of Dorchester of "Brantry NICOLAS CLAPP MOSES PAINE WILLIAM CLARKE GREGORY BELCHER.  Entered and examined by me WILLIAM BLAKE Recorder At a meeting of the select men the 8 : 1 : (16)57 ore 58 : It was ordered that those vnder writen are apointed to goe a p'ambelation betweene Brantree and Dorchester and to renew the bounds according to Law and make returne to the selectmen John Capen, Richard Withington p90-1. The same Da}*, it was ordered by the selectmen that those vnder writen are apointed to goe a p'ambelation betweene Roxbury and Dorchester and to renew the bounds accordinge to Law and make return to the select men. These men are to run the line betweene Dorchester and Dedham alsoe. William Clarke, Richard Leeds, Enoch Wiswall

p91. [122] At the meeting of the Select men the 8 : 1 : 1657 : ore 58 : ther was bill given Nicolas George to receive of Thomas Tolman l lb . 108 . 0.

The same day the selectmen Did apoint Richard Baker, William Clarke, and John Capen to Lay out a heigh way of four Rod broad from Clement Topleafes house vnto the heigh way that is in'M* Thomas Jones Lott in the eight acre Lotts vntill they come to the heigh way that Runs betweene Roxbury and Brantry.

p92. [124.] At a Lawfull meetinge of the towne the 9 : 1 : (16)57 ore :(16)58 : It was voted that ensign Foster Nicolas Clap and William clarke are apointed to veiw the gates at the south or south west end of the great lotts, whether only one gate way be sufficient ore whether ther must be two gates maintained continually.

p93 [124] At a Lawfull meetinge of the towne the 9 : 1 : 1657 : or 1658 vpon the request of Gamaleel Beman it was voted and granted unto him a plott of Land adioning vnto his Barne to make an adition vnto his Barne and William Blake and William Clarke were apointed to lay it out. John Capen was apointed alsoe because William Clarke was removed unto northamton and William Blake and John Capen hath Done this worke accordinge to this order.

p94. [126.] At a generall meeting the sixt of December : 1658: -- The same Day it was Voted that William Sumner and William Clarke are appointed by the towne to require Mris Goer that shee doe Desist from making any use of any land at ore neare Wainmans ordinarie or any wher else in Dorchester for buildinge makinge of hay ore any other vse.

p96. City Document #9. [128.] At a twone meeting the: 8:1: 1658 or 1659: The names of such as are appointed to veiw the fence in the Common feilds for this eare. 1659 : The lott behind Mr Joans{ William Clarke, & William Blake

p97. [129]Angola the Negar to depart this towne. At the meetinge of the select men the 14 : (9) 1659 they then? desired and impowered William Clarke and Henry Woodward to serch and seeke out a farme of 1000 acres of land granted vnto the* towne of Dorchester for the vse of a scoole by the general^ Court held at Boston the 18th of octoBer : 1659 :

p99. [131] Dorchester Town Records. At the meeting of the selectmen the 14 : (3) : 1660 : The same day Ensigne Foster and sergiant Clarke are desired and impowered to lay out the Common meddow from the fish house vnto Henry Wayes creeke

p106. City Document %9. In witness wherof the p'sent Inhabitants have heervnto subscribed ther names the Seaventh day of the Twelfth moneth in the j^eare 1641. Memorand. that before the subscribinge of these prsents the donoures aforsayd did further agree and declare that it was and is there mynd and true intencons that if at any tyme ther shall happen and fall out a vacancie and want of a schoolmaster by meanes of death or otherwise, yet the rents and pTitts ishuinge and arisinge of the sayd Hand shalbe converted and applied only to and for the maintenance and vse of the schoole either by augmentinge the stipend for a schoolemaster or otherwise but not for any other vse. Tho: Clarke, William Clarke (among many others)

p110. [142] Att the meeting of the select [men] the eighth day of September 1662 ::The same day ensigne Capen and Wm Blake senir were apointed to speake to leift* william clarke and demand a barrell of powder of him or pay for that barell which he sold out of the townes stock and make returne the 19 day of this Instant to the select men.

p148. City Document #9, 13 (11) 1667. A list of the acrs of land in the feild Commonly Caled the great lots, which is to pay one pen}- p acre for the payment Maintenance of the gates this yeer 1667 and what remaines to be put in to Some safe to keepe for the vse aforesaid. Will Clarke 06 (acres)

(contiguous with above) A list of the acrs of land at the neck being Rated at a half peny p acre for the plow land only William Clarke 0s- 6d

p170. [220] At a generall Towne meeting the 5 (10) 1670 after the directory was read, the accounts of the rats was deliuered to the towne. The same day it was p'posed to the Towne whether they would haue William Clarks house and land and all his accomodations in Dorchester purchased to ly for the use of the minestry in dorchester, and soe to continue for euer, and whether the towne will Engage to pay in specy as shall be agreed with the said William Clarke, Further that if any p* or the whole shal be Changed for the bettering of the thing, or more Conueniency of any of it, yet the chang shall be for the vse of the minestry as aforesaid, and the Chang to be approued off by the Major p* of the town before it be changed. The Vote was in the Affermatiue.

p170. [221] At a generall Towne meeting the 5 (10) 1670. The same day ther was Chosen Mr Stoughton, Elder Humphry, Richard Baker, Augustin Clement and Richard Leeds to Joyn with the Select men in the purchas of the house and land of william Clarks.

p171.[222.] At a meeting of the Select men the 12 10 (16)70. The same day it was agreed that the towne should be called together the ne xt sixt day at 12 of the Clock to speak together further about the purchas of Willm Clarks hous, and the Constable Tho. Dauenport doe giue timely notice of it to the inhabetents.

p174. [227] At a Towne meeting hte 6 (1) 1670/71. The same day It was p'posed to the Towne by Augustin Clement (with referrence to a habetation for the ministry) that if the towne will lend him one hundred and fifty pounts Viz: soe much in the first payment as the money pt. comes to, and the rest to make up one hundred and fifty pounds in the second pay ment, the he the said Augustin Clement will purchase William Clarks accomodations; and if in case Mr. Flint liks to have it, he shall: at the price that it Cost, and if not, then the said Augustin Clement shall be at libertie to sell it againe, and returne to the towne againe the one hundred and fifty pounts as soone as Mr. Flint refuseth it, unless the town will buy it for yhemselves. The Vote was in the Affermative. Noe man discenting.

p176. [23O.] At a meeting of the Select men the 8 (3) (16)71. Jn Blake at Captins neck two rods James Minot one rod and J the fence belonging to the pastuer of William Clarke, Willm pond and Will"1 Trescot which is wholy defectiue : fence belonging to farnworths land 6 rod at the end of his pastuer Jn Minot 6 rod, more of quarter master Smith's fence 6 rod Mr Timothy Mather 7 rod : being dated the 8 (3) 1671.

p176. [23O.] At a meeting of the Select men the 8 (3) (16)71. one the same da}7 It was ordered that a warrant should be Isued out to the Constable to take by distress or otherwise of the p'sons whos fence is defectiue in the great lots 6d p rod, which is but the one half of what is otherwise by order due, but in Case it be not made vp by the 15th of this Instant then they shall pay 18d p rod for as much as they shall leaue vnsufficciently mad vp viz : of Jn blake at Captins neck 2 rod, of ^James Minot for one rod and half of the occapiers of William Clark's lot for 8 rod of william pond and William Trescot for 12 rod, Richard Baker for the fence belonging to farnworth's lot 6 rods and for the fence belonging to butlers lot 4 rod : of Quarter Master Jn Smith for 16 rod at the end of his pastuer and 6 rod at another place : of Jn Minot for 6 rod : of Mr Timothy Mather for 7 rod.

p295. [4O1.] The 28th of the 11 th moneth A : Dm. 1645. It is ordered and also agreed by the p'prieters of the feild behind Mrss Stoughtons that they- shall make upp all the fence belonginge to the sayd feild and not to alter the sayd fence by farther inlargment of the feild And that the p'prieters of that side the sayd feild next the high way against Mr Clarkes house shall fence that side and theire ends p'por conable to there antient fencinge accordinge to former agreement. And the other side and ends next vnto the meadowes and Rockey hill shalbe fenced by the p'prietors of that side accordinge to former p'porcon agreed vppon And if by any p'vidence any of the sides of the fence be altered in future t}'me to the benifitt or hindrance of any of the s&yd sides each sides shall haue the benifitt or hindrance of such alteration without respect one to the other.

p298 [4O7.] Dorchester. The 7 men Elected and chosen the 6th day of the 10th mo : 1647: John Wiswall, Joseph Farn worth, Thomas Jones [ William Sumner, William Blake, George Weekes, William Clarke

p301. DORCHESTER TOWN RECORDS. The 24th of the 3d moneth 1648. John kinsley also desired libertie to set out his fence of that lote he hath bought of the Decons that was Prices vppon the rockes one the sid next dead swampe for the savinge offence his request was to be considered and veiwed by bro : Sumner and by brother Clarke and brother Clements they were to see the place make returne to the towne.

p304. City Document No. 9. [415] At the Generall Towne meetinge the 2d of the 10th 1650 the slect men then Chosen are: Mr. John Glover,Leiftenant Clapp, Ensigne Foster, Sergeant Clarke, John Smyth.

[416.] At a towne meeting the 19 : 3 : 1651 The 4th: of 4 : (51) it was the request of Leiftenant Clap, sergeant clarke, goodman Munings for a way to ther eight aker lotts it was then noted whether they should have the land at the end' of there lottes next to Rocksbery bounds which was there left for a bye way it was granted they should have the breadth of there lotts home to Rocksbery bounds provided they procure a way for themselves to there owne lotts.

p307. [416] the 8 day of the 1 mo : (16)52 : The men agreed vpon to goe the boundes betwen Roxbury and Dorchester and Dedham and Dorchester according "to the said order ar John Minot Willm Clarke and Willm Sumner. Memorand. that br Clarke being set downe 2 p'sons vnto the Cuntrey rate and is but one p'son he must be abated the next yeare 3" 9 for that mistake

p308. [417.] An Account of the Rates gathered In the yeare 1651 For the vse of the towne of dorchester. Disbursed as followeth

ls ss d

It. to bro Clark for bartholmew 00 - 06 - 00

It. bro dark for 4 men for town buissnes spent at Rosbery 00-03-04

It. to bro. clark for wood for mr hallett 01 _ 03 - 04

It. for repairing the pound by brother clarke 01 _ 15 - 00

Itm. for worke which brother Clarke did at the Scole howse and tj'mber and Carting 00-9-00

Itm. vnto brother Dickerman for more boultes by brother clarke 00-7-6

p310.[42O.] An account of the disbursmts of a rate of one hunderid poundes gathered in the yeare (16)52 for ls s d

Itm paid to Willm Clarke for worke about the Buring place 8:5: blnk

memorand of 1ls : 5s of this 8ls 5s to br Clark was desbursed by br th Swift for nayles for th scholehowses and wood for Bartholmue

p313. [422] The 29 day of the 9 mo :(16) 52 Raters: Sergent Capen, Thomas Wiswell, Sergent Clarke.

p314. The men appointed to be the vewers of the fence for the seuall fieldes in Dorchester for this yeare (16)52 and p'te of 53. [424.] for the 20 acr lotts Richard Baker, Willm Clarke

p315. Dorchester the 7 day of the 1 mo : (16)52 or 53. It is voted that Austyn Clement shall haue a p'cill of land tyeing on the south side of his land that he bought of Mr Makepeace and on the north side of John Capen 's lote in way of exchange for a p'cill of land at the heather end of the same bought of Mr Makpeace neere the gate Mr Joanes Wm Blake sen Wm Clarke and John Capen is appointed to lay it out. It is also voted the same day and at the same meeting that Richard Collicot Leftenent Clap Thomas Joanes and Wm Clarke shall confer with our bretheren of Dedham as in Answer to theire letter and make returne theirof to the towne

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