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Boston Common

Boston Common 

In or about 
the year of our Lord 
One thousand six hundred 
thirty and four 
the then present inhabitants 
of the Town of Boston of Whom 
the Honble John Winthrop Esqr 
Govnr of the Colony was chiefe 
did treate and agree with 
Mr William Blackstone 
for the purchase of his 
Estate and rights in any 
Lands lying withing said 
neck of Land called 
Boston 
after which purchase the 
Town laid out a plan for 
a trayning field which ever 
since and now is used for 
the purpose and for 
the feeding of cattell. 

The deposition of John Odin and others Concerning 
the sale of Blackstone's land known as Boston Common.

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