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Document Name: Perambulation record

Author: Elisha Mason, et al. (recto)
Date: September 27, 1754-March 11, 1755
Place: Swansea, Massachusetts
Endorsement(s): None

Abstract: A memorandum signed by Elnathan Walker and Ephraim Atwood, selectmen of Dighton, and Elisha Mason, Nicholas Thomas, and John Anthony, selectmen of Swansea, recording a joint survey or perambulation of the boundary between the two towns. The verso of the document contains two drafts of a Swansea selectmen's ruling on a complaint by several townspeople regarding a "high way Laid out in the ten acre Division" of the town; the second of the drafts is dated 11 March 1755.

Physical Description: Ink on paper; 2 pages (16 x 18 cm.) on 1 sheet.

Number: MSN/COL 2718-28

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