Acton Memorial Library

Acton Memorial Library

Early Town Records of Acton, Massachusetts

File/page number: 038

1741/2 February 16 Selectmen's meeting: warrant for March 1 meeting
1744 April 23 Acton-Concord town boundaries
1744 April 30 Acton-Stow town boundaries

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Feabuary ye 16th 1741/2 The Select men met and Agreed on a town meeting to be on ye first day of march Next to Consider & Conclude on the Articles here after mentioned
1 to Chuse town ofesers for the year Insuing
2 to hear & Consider of the Request of the Revrd Mr John Swifts Request
3 to se If ye town woold have a moveing Scool to Instruct ye youth in Reeding & Righting ye present year
4 to se if ye town will agree to have those men that enjoy ye previledge of pews Rated for there previlidge
5 to If the town will Agree to sell ye pew-Ground that is not yeat Built upon to ye highest Biders and allso Chuse a Commett [committee] to manidg that affare
6 to se if ye town will agree to finesh their meeting house and Chuse a Committ to manidg ye affare
7 to se if ye town will Let ye swin[e] run at Large ye present year and the Same was Commeted to the Constables

April ye 23: 1744
Being Notified by the Selectmen of Concord to perambulate the Line Between the Towns of Concord and Acton Deacon Samll Hayward and Leutt David Melvin of Concord and John Brooks John Davis Jun [Junior] and Jonathan Hosmer of Acton did joyn in the affare and did Renew the marks from Sudbury Corner that was formerly Renewed till it comes to a great Elm stump in the Brook near John Parlins which was the Last mark Renewed

April ye 30 / 1744
Being notified by the Select men of Stow to perambulate the Line between the towns of Stow and Acton Mr Francis Eveleth and Leut Samll Stevens of Stow and Leutt Simon Hunt and Jonathan Hosmer of Acton did joyne in the affare and did Renew all the former bound marks that was Last Renewed from Sudbury to Littleton

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