OF SUFFIELD.another at ye Distance of nine Rods south: nextly a little further in or near the same point we fixed a stake and stone by a black oak staddle and another opposite nine Rod South by a maple Staddle, a little further on or near that course on either side of ye gravel pitt at ye Distance of nine Rod assunder two stakes and stones by them. Then in the west side of ye swamp where the long cause'y is by a swamp white oak Tree Deemed to be a side bounde of Benoni Banes his lot we fixed a stake and stone, and opposite thereto at ye Distance of nine Rod South we fixed another then passing eastward to the top of ye Hill on ye West Side of ye Bridge and low land that lies next to William Holladays, where we fixt a stake and stone by a white oak Tree being Reputed a bounder of sd Baneses Lot and opposite thereto at ye Distance of nine Rod South, we fixed another Stake and Stone and further Eastward on the West Side of ye Bridge last Mentioned nigh the same we fixed a. Stake and Stone, and South at ye Distance of nine Rod we fixed another. Next we Determined the walnut Tree which is the South East corner of Eastmans Lott so Recorded since Benoni Baneses Lott and now in possession of Sam'll alias Benjamin Remington by ye North side of said way and opposite at ye Distance of nine Rod, being the breadth of sd way we fixed a stake and stone and so Determined that ye Highway Do hold its breadth by a strait line from one bound to another on both sides of the s' way as they are fixed and that the said way Do Continue its course on both sides from said Walnut Tree and Stake and Stone Last mentioned Direct According to the course of said way till it come or extend eastward to feather Street common.
Dated March ye 9th 1723/4. Entred in the Town Clerk's office March ye 9th 1723/4, and recorded by order of Ye Selectmen.
*A HIGHWAY FROM SPRINGFIELD ROAD TO THE STATED COMMONS WESTWARD.
For as much as it hath been thought Necessary with
Regard principly to
feather Street Inhabitants that there should be a Laved out from Springfield
Road thence Westward to the stated common and in as much as the Town and proprietors have
given some manifestation that it is their
pleasure that it should be so: we therefore the Subscribers have laid out a
Highway of six Rods in breadth it begins at Springfield Road on the Norwest side
thereof at a great white oak Tree mark'd; sd Highway taking its breadth
Norward from said Tree: s Tree standing Northward of ye Twenty acres laid
out to Obediah Miller from which white oak, sd Highway Runs Westwardly
so strait a course as may be without Infringing on Divided Land untill it come
to ye eastward end of yd secon Division Land which John Pengilly exchanged
with ye Town: ye South side of ye way bounding at ye corner of Land now in
possession of Abraham Adams and commonly caled ye new field; from ye corner of which field and the stake and stone there set we
layed ye Highway
baring more to ye south west about Twelve perch to a stake and stone standing
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