A History Of The Clapboard Trees Or Third Parish, Dedham, Mass; Now The Unitarian Parish, West…

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byGeorge Willis Cooke

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1887 edition. Excerpt: ... At a meeting held Feb. 14, 1780, it came to the. following conclusions:--Voted to grant Mr. Thomas Thacher one hundred and ten pounds lawful money as an encouragement for him to settle with us, to be paid to him one-half in the year 1780, the other half in the year 1781, in gold or silver or the value thereof in Continental currency as the exchange shall be at the time of payment, as also reference being had to the price of land at the time aforesaid. Voted Mr. Thacher shall have the improvement of the six acres of land which belongs to the precinct so long as he is our Minister. Voted to-supply Mr. Thacher with fire-wood for his own use so long as he shall remain our Minister, to be delivered at his dwelling, not exceeding twenty-five cords per year. Whereas, the precinct have voted to support Mr. Thacher honorably while he is our Minister, but have not mentioned any sum for that purpose, therefore, as an explanation thereof, Voted and granted Mr. Thacher sixty-seven pounds lawful money annually, to be paid in the proportion hereafter mentioned, viz: beef at twenty shillings per hundred weight, rye at four shillings per bushel and Indian corn at three shillings four pence per bushel, sheeps wool at one shilling four pence per pound and sole leather at one shilling two pence per pound; and, whereas the war is very distressing to the people, we do reserve a right to deduct one-third (or any part of said third) part of said sixty-seven pounds during the present war with Great Britain, and two years after said war shall cease. After nearly two months more of deliberation, Mr. Thacher sent the following acceptance, here reproduced with the spelling and punctuation of the parish records:--To the Church and Congregation of Christ in Dedham, Clapboard...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1887 edition. Excerpt: ... At a meeting held Feb. 14, 1780, it came to the. following conclusions:--Voted to grant Mr. Thomas Thacher one hundred...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:48 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.1 inPublished:July 9, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217310338

ISBN - 13:9780217310338

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