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Eight proprietors of the Common Field in Deerfield are named in the document. The year is 1733/34. Thomas French (1657-1733) was one of the early permanent settlers of Deerfield and served as town clerk for twelve years. He is summoned by Justice of the Peace, Timothy Dwight, to call a meeting of the proprietors to name a clerk and to set the regulations for the fencing of the common fields.


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creator   Proprietors of the Common Field in Deerfield
creator   Timothy Dwight (1752-1817)
date   1733-1734
location   Deerfield, Massachusetts
width   8.0"
height   12.25"
process/materials   manuscript, paper, ink
item type   Legal Documents/Government/Society Records
accession #   #L00.054

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Lot Survey of Deerfield

Quitclaim of land in Deerfield, Massachusetts

Deerfield Town Meeting

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