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APPENDIX G.

 

DIVISION OF CUMBERLAND COUNTY INTO DISTRICTS.

 

Referred to on p. 184.

 

"Cumberland County, 6th May, 1772.

"PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given, that the third Tuesday in May Instant is appointed by Law for the Freeholders and Inhabitants of each respective Township in the said County, and of each respective District (an abstract whereof is hereunto subjoined) to Elect and Choose from among the Freeholders and Inhabitants of the same respectively, one Supervisor, two Assessors, two Collectors, two Overseers of the Poor, three Commissioners for laying out the Highways, and also so many Persons to be Surveyors and Overseers of the Highways, as the Major part of the Freeholders and Inhabitants of each Town and District shall judge necessary, two Fence viewers and four Constables. AND that the last Tuesday in May Instant is likewise appointed the Day for the Supervisors so Elected for each Township and District, to Assemble and meet together at the Court House, in the Township of Chester in the said County, then and there by Plurality of voices to agree upon,

 

 

 

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determine, and Ascertain the Township or place within the said County, where a Court House and Gaol shall be Erected and Built.

"An abstract of such parts of the County of Cumberland as are formed into Districts.

 

"The 1st District comprehends Hartford, and extends North to the County line.

"2d District comprehends Pomfret and Bernard, and extends North and West to the North and West lines of the County.

"3d District comprehends such parts of Woodstock and Bridgewater as lye in the County, and extends West to the County line.

"4th District comprehends Reading and Saltash, and extends West to the West bounds of the County.

"5th District comprehends Wethersfield.

"6th District comprehends Cavendish and Ludlow, and the Lands to the West thereof not erected into Townships, until it extends to the West line of the County.

"7th District comprehends Andover, and the lands to the West bounds of the County.

"8th District comprehends Springfield.

"9th District comprehends Rockingham.

"10th District comprehends Tomlinson, and the Lands to the Southward not erected into a Township, as far South as Townsend line, and to the Northward of an East and West line from thence, to the West bounds of Westminster, and the Lands not Erected into Townships to the Westward, as far as the West bounds of the County.

"11th District comprehends Townsend and the Lands partly to the Eastward thereof not erected into a Township, and the Lands to the West­ward thereof not erected into Townships to the West bounds of the County.

"12th District comprehends New Fane, and the Lands not erected into a Township to the West thereof, so far as the West bounds of the County.

"13th District comprehends Fulham.

"14th District comprehends Marlborough.

"15th District comprehends so much of Wilmington or Draper as lieth within the County, and extends West to the County line.

"16th District comprehends Halifax.

"17th District comprehends Guilford.

"18th District comprehends Hinsdale.

 

"A full description of the above Districts is lodged with the Subscriber, to which Recourse may be had if necessary.

                                                  " Crean Brush, Cl."