Acton Memorial Library

Acton Memorial Library

Early Town Records of Acton, Massachusetts

File/page number: 127

1755 May 23
Town meeeting (continued from previous page)
1755 April 14
Agreement between the Selectmen of Acton and Carlisle on John Davis estate

1755 August 29

Selectmen's meeting: warrant for September 2 Town meeting
1755 September 2 Town meeting

and then it was propounded whether the Town Shall be Devided into five parts voted in the affirmative propounded whether the Select men Shall Divide Said School according to what Every ones pay is voted on The affirmative and then the meeting was Dismist

Acton April ye 14: 1755
Then we the Subscribers Came to an agreement that for the future that mr John Davis Shall pay for one half of his personal Estate at Carlisle and one half at Acton
Jonathan Hosmer   John Hartwell
Samuel Davies } Select men for Acton John Green } Select men for Carlisle
Daniel Fletcher   Jonathan puffer  

August ye 29: 1755
Then the Select men mett and Appointed a town meeting to be at the meeting House on Tuesday the Second Day of September Next at two of the Clock in the afternoon to Consider and Conclude on the following articles (viz)
To Se if the town will agree to Chuse a Committe to go to the Great and General Court on the Second Tuesday of the Siting of Said Court to give Reasons why the Said Court Should not Set off any part of Said Town of Acton and the Same was Committed to the Constables

September ye 2: 1755
at a General Town meeting it Being Legally warned as appeared by the Returns of the Constables on their warrants Deacon Brooks was Chosen moderator for Said meeting and proceed as follows
propounded whether the town will Chuse a Committe to go to the great and General Court to Give the Reason why the Said Great and General Court Should not Set off any part of the town of Acton voted on the affirmative propounded whether that Capt Davies and Lieut Fletcher and mr John Davis Jun be a Committe to manage the affair voted on the affirmative and then the meeting was Dismist
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