Acton Memorial Library

Acton Memorial Library

Early Town Records of Acton, Massachusetts

File/page number: 171

1762 January 29 Laying out of road way
1762 March 31 Town accounts
1762 March 31 Town meeting

Acton January ye 29th 1762
Then we the Subscribers Laid out a Short bit of way Begining at a Small walnut tree in the Corner of mr Samuel Whites wall then as the wall now Stands till it Comes to the Corner of mr Daniel Locks wall Said way is two Rods wide and is on the Northerly Side of Said wall and Said way is on Land of mr Mark Whites
  Jonathan Hosmer
  John Heald Jun } Select men

March ye 31st 1762
To an order to mr Josiah Hayward for two pounds it Being for Plank for Bridge

  March ye 31st 1762
At a General Town Meeting at the Meeting house it Being Legaly Warned as appeared by the Returns of the Constables on their warrants on the first article it was propounded Whether the Town will Chuse a Committe to go to the Grate and General Court on the Second Wednesday of the Sitting of Said Court to give Reasons Why the Said Grate and General Court Should not Sit of [set off] any Part of Said Acton and it passed in the Negative and then it was Propounded Whether the town will chuse a Committe to meet the Grate and General Courts Committe in Case they Should Send one to view the curcomstances of the petitioners of Said acton and it was Voted on the affirmative and then it was Propounded Whether that Capt Daniel Fletcher mr Jonathan Billing and mr Josiah Hayward be a Committe for Said Service voted on the affirmative
2 it was Propounded Whether the town will abate the Rates of mr Cheng Tenny for the year past by reason of his Being Rated in Littleton the Same year and it passed in the Negative and then it was Propounded Whether the town will Defend the Assessor in Recovering the Said Cheng Tenny Rates voted on the affirmative
3 it was Propounded whether the town will Chuse a Surveyor in the Room [place] mr John Emery voted on the affirmative and mr Israel Heald was Chosen Surveyor of High ways and then the meeting was Dismised

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