Acton Memorial Library

Acton Memorial Library

Early Town Records of Acton, Massachusetts

File/page number: 053

1744 September 4 Town meeting (continued from previous page
1744 November 14 Selectmen's meeting: warrant for November 23 Town meeting
1744 November 23 Town meeting

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5 article propounded to see if the Town will abate Nathaniel Powers Meeting House Rate voted in the Negative
6 article propounded whether the Town will abate the Rates of Charles Fletcher Late Deceased voted in the Negative the pews was referd to the next meeting and then the first article was propounded and Dissmist and then the meeting was Dismist

November ye 14: 1744
Then the Selectmen met and appointed a Town meeting to be att the meeting House on friday the twenty Third of this Instant November at two of the Clock in the afternoon to Consider and Conclude on the articles here after mentioned viz
1 to see what method the Town will take towards the maintinance of Abigael Russel
2 to see how the town will dispose of the pew ground Next to Each Stairs Referd to the Next meeting
3 to see if the Town will abate Mr John Dudleys Rates for the year Past and the same was Committed to the Constables

November ye 23: 1744
at a general Town meetting at the meetting House In Said Town it being Legally warned as appeared by the Returns of the Constables on their warrants Mr John Brooks was Chosen moderator for said meeting and proceeded as follows
1 on the first article it was propounded and Dismist
2 the Second article relating to the pews was referd to the Next meetting
3 propounded whether the town will abate Mr John Dudleys Rates for the year past voted in the Negative and then the Meetting was dismist

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