Acton Memorial Library

Acton Memorial Library

Early Town Records of Acton, Massachusetts

File/page number: 167

1762 February 24 Town accounts
1762 March 1 Town accounts
1762 February 2 Selectmen's meeting: warrant for March 1 town meeting

at the Same Time an order to Lieut Billing for Six pounds it Being for money the Select men Borrowed of him for the Charge of Binding Benjamin [illegible] to mr Micah Robbins  6=0=0

March ye 1: 1762
To an order to Jonathan Hosmer for three pounds ten Shillings it Being for Time and money Spent in the Towns Service the year past 3=10=0

at the Same time an order to mr Josiah Piper for thirteen Shillings and four pence it for his taking Care of the meeting House the year past 0=13=4

at the Same time an order to mr John Cragin Jun [Junior] for two pounds it Being for his Service in keeping School in Deacon Brookses Squadron 2=0=0

at the Same time an order to mr Ezra Wheeler for one Shilling it being for two Staves for tything men 0=1=0

  February ye 2: 1762
Then the Select men met and appointed a town meeting to be at the meeting house on the first Monday of March Next at Ten of the Clock in the fore noon to Consider and Conclude on the following articles (viz)
1 To Chuse Town officers for the year insuing
2 To Se if the town will Discontinue the High way that Leads from the Southwest Part of the Town So far as it goes through mr John Cragins Land and also to Se if the Town will accept of a High way from the Grate pine Stump at the Corner of the Iron work farm through the Rev mr John Swifts farm to the Meeting House according to the Return of Said way at the Meeting or pass any other vote that may be thought proper when met Relating to Said way

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