Acton Memorial Library

Acton Memorial Library

Early Town Records of Acton, Massachusetts

File/page number: 036

1741 May 18
Selectmen's meeting: warrant for May 22 Town meeting
1741 May 22
Town meeting
1741 December 23
Town accounts
1741 January 14 Town accounts

Acton May ye Eighteennth 1741 the Select men of Said town met & Concluded on a town meeting to be on twenty second Day of may Currant at ye meeting In Said town at one of ye Clock in ye afternoon to Conclude on ye Articles after mentioned viz first to
1 se if ye town will Chuse sum person to Represent them at ye Grait & Ginaril Court
2 to se what money the town will Raise to Defray Nesasary Charges arising within the Same this year
3 to know ye mind of the town how or in What manner thay will have there Scool or Scools Kept & Supported
4 to se what ye town will do Relating Land Banck
5 to se what ye town will do about Littleton Line or any other thing Relaiting to that affare the same Commet- ed to the Constables

Acton May ye 22nd
at a Ginaril town meeting of the Inhabitents of Said Town met at ye meeting House being Legally warned as Appeered by ye Returns of ye warrants Mr Joseph Fletcher was moderator for said meeting & proseeded as follows viz
1 It was propounded Whether thay will Chuse a man to Represent them at ye Grait & Ginaril Court voted in ye Negative
2 Propounded what money ye town will Raise to Defray Nessusary Charges voted they will fifty five pounds
3 It was propounded how thay will order ye Scool or Scools and support ye same voted thay will Dismis ye article
4 ye forth article was Dismist
5 Propounded what thay will about Littleton Line voted thay will Choes a Committee to manige ye whoole of that affare & made Chojse of Mr Samuel Wheeler & John Cragin

December ye 23rd 1741 to an order to John Sheperd for four pounds ye whole of his Demands on ye town of acton Relating to meeting House 4-0-0

Janary ye 14: 1741
To an order to Joseph Fletcher for five shillings for runing Lines
March ye 1 : 1741/2 to an order to Josiah Piper for takeing Care of the meeting House in full 0-3-0

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