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Towne of Lyme and John Wade- 1684

A Covenante betwixt the Towne of Lyme and John Wade

 Whereas the inhabitants of the towne of Lyme at a towne meetting on the 25 of this Instant Septem by a generall voat have given, granted and Conferred to Mr. John Wade mill Right, hairs and succesers for ever one halfe part of thayr corne mille with the benifit of the streame and as by the sd vaote recorded in the towne book more fully may appear know all men by thes presents that I the said John Wade for myself ad Sucesours does hearby Covenant and engage to ad with Capt. Joseph Sill and Petter Pratt ad all ad each of the Inhabitants of the towne of Lyme Joyntly and Severally that I will withall posable Speed remove myself and family from Brookhaven to the town of Lyme and will use my utmost care ad diligence to Repayer the said mille so that she may be fit for Sarvice ad further I engage from time to time and at all times when thar shall be water sufficent and wether will permit to grind all the corne into good meal that they or any of them shall bring to the said mille tacking tolle according to the law that is to say all the time which shall to my share to improve ad use the sd mill as halfe owner thereof and furder I engage to inhabit as near the sd mill as I can and attend dilligently upon her to keep her gooing and from time to time Repayr her as thar shall be ned ad what thar shall be accasion to buld a new ad for the true performance of the perticulars a bove sd I doe here bind mt Selfe my hairs executors administrators ad assigns and in case of neglect of any part thereof to forfeitt the sd part of the mill to return again to the towne ad also to pay twenty pound sterling to the partes agreved in testimony whereof I have hear unto sett my hand and seale Sept 26 1684.  Signed Seled and delivered in presents of us John Wade Mosis Noys  Richard Ely Sener. Amos Tinker (Lyme Land Records, vol. 1, p. 146).


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