See page 17.The following extracts from the Records of the General Court, shows that the grant of Titicut was not made till after the grant of Bridgewater plantation was made to Duxbury, and of course was made by the Sachem at Pembroke or Mattakeset, and not by his father Chickatabut at Neponsit:
"Isaac Wonno appeared to prosecute his claim to three miles of land on each side of Titicut river. Bridgewater agents made it appear that they had purchased of Ossemequin six miles from their centre towards Titicut, and that Chickatabut in his grant to Titicut Indians of three miles doth except any former purchase made by Bridgewater men. We therefore think it necessary that Titicut Indians and the said Wonno have their three miles after the Bridgewater men's three miles be meted out, or to have the remainder if it be not so much."
The foregoing report of the Committee, 1703, was accepted and approved by the General Court on the petition of Edward Fobes, Representative of Bridgewater, Oct. 27, 1708.
See page 19.The following is the report of a Committee establishing the bounds of the Titicut Purchase:
"1729. We the subscribers being a Committee chosen by the Purchasers and Proprietors of the two mile grant on the southerly side of Bridgewater, commonly called Titicut, to establish the bounds of the Divisions of said Titicut lands where they might be found, and to make new bounds where they were wanting as by record may appear, which work we have carefully performed: and we have established the bounds of the northermost parts of said Titicut lands upon the ancient reputed four mile line, as by the return of our work may appear, which line was shown to us by the Proprietors of Titicut: and we being also a Committee chosen by the Purchasers and Proprietors of the eight mile square of Bridgewater, as by record may appear,
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