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Superior Court of Judicature one Inferior Court of common pleas one Court of general Sessions of the peace for said County or otherwise act in the premises as your Excellency & Honours Wisdom for the benefit of his Majesty's Subjects shall direct and your Petitioners by their said Agents as in Duty bound will ever pray &c
And MCMILLAN Portsmo Jan" 18th 1774. In Council Jany. 19, 1774. Read and ordered to be sent down to the Honble Assembly
Geo King D. Secy In the House of Representatives Jany 19th 1774 Upon reading the foregoing Petition
Voted that the Petitioner be heard thereon on the third day of the Sitting of the General Assembly after the first day of March next and that in the meantime the Petitioner cause the Substance of this Petition and order of Court thereon to be printed three weeks successively in the New Hampshire Gazette that any person may have opportunity to appear & Shew cause why the prayer of said Petition Shou'd not be Granted
J. Wentworth Speaker In Council Jan 20, 1774. The within vote was read & concurrd
Geo King, D. Sec.
CONWAY. [Conway began to be settled in 1764; the grant of the township was made, Oct. I, 1765. Ed.]
CONWAY, &c. A list of the original Proprietors of Conway, the Number of the Lots by Whom Claimed, the Lots settled, under whom
they first Improved, the Lots Improved, the Lots not Improved.
by whom claim'd
the State of the Rights
Theo Atkinson Esq
Thoo Merril Esq?
Tho: Merrill Esq.
Settled 2 Familys under Col Frye
Improved Largely by Brown
A list of the original Proprietors of Conway, the Number of the Lots by Whom Claimed, the Lots settled under whom they
first Improved, the Lots Improved, the Lots not Improred.
by whom claim'd
the State of the Rights
Improved ist begun under Brown
Jeremiah Ferington A
43 39 38 33
Thos Merrill Esqr
Improved and three sons as Settlers
One house one bann 10 acres of Plow land
Cuts about 5 Load Hay one Tennent
Some Improvement by Leanord Herreman
2 acres of Trees Fell
Exchanged A for Common land first Improved under Brown
Capt. Eastman informs me they cut some hay
Peter Ayre 37 John Knight
No Improvement William Ladd
Do Samuel Merrill 35 Jesse Page
34 Jacob Ayre
20 Jacob Ayre Samuel Ayre
20 Jacob Ayre Richard Ayre
22 Richard Ayre
he Informs me there is hay cut on it. Henry Sherburne Esqr 15
No Improvements M. H. Wentworth Esqr 26 M. II. Wentworth
II Samuel White & Joseph Eastman Do
Dan Foster or Oliver Peabody Do
there was an addition laid out to this lot, and
a Family settled on it
Andrew McMillin Esg
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A List of the Settlers that have Familys in Conway, and
by whome Introduced. 3 Settlers by Col. Frye, John Webster, David Page, Samuel Smith 2 at the mills, Timothy Walker, Ezekiel Walker 9 Settlers by Conway Proprietors, Joshua Kelley Ebenezer Burbank,
Tho* Russell, Tho Merrill Esqr. Richard Eastman, Enoch Webster, John Willson, all own rights, Joseph Kilgore, Tennent to Cap"
Walker, Anthony Emery, Tennent to Andrew McMillin Esq" 7 Familys by Brown, John Osgood, Leonard Harveman, Joshua Heath,
John Dolloff Jun. John Dolloff, James Osgood, Benj. Osgood. i Family Nath' Harriman, settled on a lot with his Father not agreed
with Brown or Conway 22 Total
8 Improvements mark'd with the letter A worked on their land last year went away in the Fall to Return in the Spring. March 21 1771
A True State of Conway according to my best Knowledge
Pr. HENRY YOUNG BROWN.
Memorial from Fryeburg, Brownfield and Conway, 1776. To the Hon"le General Court of the Colony of New Hamp
The memorial of the Committees of Conway in the County of Grafton, Fryeburg and Brownfield in the County of York, and Colony of Massachusetts Bay united humbly Sheweth that the above said New Plantations Consist of about one Hundred and Thirty Families are Situated at a Place called Pigwacket Upon Saco River which nearly Unites with a Branch of Androscoggin River, about thirty miles northerly from other Settlements, and lay Greatly Exposed to Excurtions of the Savages ; by the following natural Communications as frequented by the Indians that come to these Places: one from Chaudire River into Umbagog lake, which Empties itself into Androscoggin river; another from St. Francois River into a branch of Connecticut River; and by that into Androscoggin River; another from Kennebunk River by the way of Muselahmecontucook into Androscoggin River that these Several ways are by water, except a few short Carrying Places, which bring them within twenty miles of these Settlements, that the Greatest part of this twenty miles is water Carriage, that Androscoggin River runs Further to the Northward than the head of Connecticut River. That a party the Last year were sent out from Coos to Reconnoiture the woods over to Umbagog Lake, which Empties into St. Francois River; from thence, they set out Eastwardly in Order to Strike Connecticut River but headed it, and struck Androscoggin River ; Come down that River and