Acton Memorial Library

Acton Memorial Library

Early Town Records of Acton, Massachusetts

File/page number: 115

1754 March 4 Town meeting
1754 January 30 Layout of road way

  March ye 4: 1754
At a General Town meeting at the meeting House it Being Legally warned as appeared by the Returns of the Constables on their warrants Deacon Heald was Chosen moderator for Said meeting and Jonathan Hosmer was Chosen Town Clerk and Select man and mr Ezekiel Davis was Chosen Constable for the South west part of Said Town and mr Daniel Lock was Chosen Constable for the Northwest part of Said town and mr Daniel Fletcher was Chosen the Second Select man and Capt Samuel Davies was Chosen the third Select man And Lieut Jonathan Billings was Chosen Town Treasurer and messrs John Adams Stephen Law Daniel Brooks oliver wheeler Ens mark White Deliverance Davis Joseph Wheeler and Nathan Robbins was Chosen Surveyors of High ways and mr William Conant and mr David Forbush was Chosen Tything men and messrs Micah Davis William Cutting Joseph Barker and Timothy Brooks was Chosen Hog Reves and mr Daniel Shephard and mr Cotton Procter was Chosen fence viewers and mr John Barker Sealer of Weights and measures
2 propounded whether the Town will accept of a Bridle way Laid out out through mr Faulkners Land to accomodate John Adams according to the Return of Said way voted on the affirmative
3 propounded whether the Swine Shall Run at Large voted on the affirmative and then the meeting was Dismist

Acton January ye 30: 1754
Then we the Subscribers Laid out a Bridle way to accomodate mr John Adams Begining at mr Adams Land the first mark is a Small walnut marked then a Black oke then a popler then a walnut then an apple tree in mr Faulkners orchard then through Said orchard to a small birth then a Red oke then a White then Streight to mr Faulkners Land So along Said Lane till it Comes Near mr Faulkners Barn to a Heap of Stones by the wall then to a heap


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