Acton Memorial Library

Acton Memorial Library

Early Town Records of Acton, Massachusetts

File/page number: 154

1760 February 14 Selectmen's meeting: warrant for March 3 Town meeting

1760 March 3

Town meeting


  February ye 14: 1760
Then the Select men met and Appointed a Town meeting to be at the meeting House 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 will accept of a Bridle way Laid out by the Select men through mr Nathaniel Wheelers Land to accomodate Ensign Hapgood to meeting according to the Return of Said way at the meeting
3 To Se if the Town will agree to Seat mr Daniel Lock and his wife in the meeting House according to their age and pay and Chuse a Committe for that purpose
4 To Se if the Town will free mr Amos Lawson from working at the Highways for two years upon the account of his not having a Highway
5 To Se what method the Town will take for the Subsisting [of] the french family and pass any vote Relating to Said french family that may be thought proper when met
6 To Se if the Town will agree to Let the Swine run at Large this present year and the Same was Committed to the Constables

March ye 3: 1760
at a General Town meeting at the meeting House it Being Legally warned as Appeard by the Constables Returns of their warrants and proceeded as follows Deacon Heald was Chosen moderator for Said meeting and Jonathan Hosmer was Chosen Town Clerk and Select man and mr Samuel Wright was Chosen Constable for the South west part of the town and mr David Lamson was Chosen Constable for the Northest part of the town and Refusd to Serve and mr Simon Tuttle was Chosen Constable for Said part

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