Acton Memorial Library

Acton Memorial Library

Early Town Records of Acton, Massachusetts

File/page number: 123

1755 February 3

Selectmen's meeting: warrant for March 3 Town meeting
1755 March 3 Town meeting

  February ye 3: 1755
Then the Select men appointed a town meeting to be at the meeting House in Said town on the first monday of march Next at one of the Clock in the afternoon to Consider and Conclude on the following articles (viz)
1 To Chuse Town officers for the year Ensuing
2 To Se if the town willl agree to Let the Swine Run at Large this present year and the Same was Committed to the Constables

  march ye 3: 1755
at a General Town meeting it being Legally warned as appeared by the Returns of the Constables on their warrants Deacon Heald was Chosen moderator for Said meeting and proceeded as follows Jonathan Hosmer was Chosen Town Clerk and first Select man and mr John Adams was Chosen Constable for the Southwest part of Said town and John Heald Jun was Chosen Constable for the Northeast part of Said town and Lieut Daniel Fletcher was Chosen the Second Select man and Capt Samuel Davies was Chosen the third Select man and Lieut Jonathan Billing was Chosen Town Treasurer and Deacon John Brooks and Francis Faulkner David Brooks Robert Chaffin William Conant Nehemiah Wheeler and Joseph Wooley was Chosen Surveyors of High ways and John Davis Jun Titus Law was Chosen Tything men and Ephraim Hosmer and Joseph Robbins was Chosen fence viewers and Nathan Wheeler and Daniel Brooks and Samuel White was Chosen Hogreves and John Davis Jun was Chosen Sealer of weights and measures
2 it was propounded whether the Swine Shall Run at Large this present year voted on the affirmative and then the meeting was Dismist

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