403 Edmund Goffe to the Corporation

    [January 10 1732/33]

    To The Corporation of The Colledge—

    Gentlemen Persuant to your instructions given me I proceded to York where I found the Collidge Writ but not served, which I altered to the next Court.

    2dly I perceive That there are sundry persons on Merricaneag Neck who are servants of Colonel Harmond and employed by him in cutting wood.

    3dly I am informed That Colonel Harmond has lately become Tennant to the Pejipscot Company, in consideration whereof they have built him thereon a Small House, given him twenty pounds Money, besides many othere valuable Gifts.

    3dly273 I have searched York records in Lib 3:23 and Lib: 4:15 there is the Name of several Indians that conveyed Lands on the Western side of Kenebeck River and Casco Bay which are as follows Robine Hood alias Rawmegon, Torrumquam, Weesomonseo or Wessmonaseo, [Squawgure?] sell Lands to Thomas Webber. These are taken out of the third Book Warumbee, Darumkine, Mihikermitt, Weden, Domhegon, Neharongassett, […] sell to […] Lib. 4 These Conveyances were made about the year 1672.

    5ly There has been four Sloops Chiefly imployed this last year in carrying Wood from Merricaneag Neck, the Masters Names are as follows

    viz Johnson Harmond Junior

    all of York Coasters

    Joseph Harmond

    Isaac Stover

    Acquilla Hains

    These persons carried their wood chiefly to Boston but to what persons I could not learn.

    Edmund Goffe Junior

    [Endorsed:] Mr. Goffe Report from York. Received Jan. 10, 1732/33. B.W.274

    Merricaneag Neck Papers.