1744 August 17 (Friday). Captain Maynard and Mr. Francis Whipple return’d from Boston and inform’d that having laid their Reply to the North side’s Petition, before a Committee of the Honorable Board, viz. Judge Wilder, Colonel Berry, Captain Watts, a Committee was appointed by the Two Houses to come up and View the Town and make report accordingly. Said committee were Captain Watts, Major James and Mr. Dodge, to come up Next Tuesday come fortnight.
Joseph Wilder was a Special Justice of the Superior Court.
Thomas Berry was a Special Justice of the Superior Court.
Samuel Watts was late Judge of the Inferior Court of Common Pleas in Suffolk County.
John James of Medford.