470 Caverly Farm Purchase

    [August 8 1741]

    These may certifie that Anthony Caverly, by a Deed bearing date the fourth of April 1738, hath, in consideration of the sum of two thousand pounds in bills of Credit paid by Edward Holyoke President, Henry Flint Esq., Doctor Joseph Sewall, Doctor Edward Wigglesworth, the Reverend Mr. Nathanael Appleton, Mr. Nathan Prince, and Edward Hutchinson Esq. Fellows of Harvard College in Cambridge, sold his Farm in Waltham with the Buildings theron containing one hundred and fifty seven acres bounded Northerly on the squadron Line and on the Lands of David Medes, Samuel and Isaac Stearns, and the heirs of Joseph Wellington, Southerly on the Squadron line and on the Lands of Samuel Jonathan and Edward Sanderson, the heirs of Daniel Harrington, George Adams and Joseph Priest, Easterly on the lands of the heirs of George Lawrance and the heirs of Daniel Harrington, Westerly on the land of John Fiske and upon the Pond commonly called Smiths Pond, as appears from the Registry of Deeds for the County of Middlesex Lib. 39 page 259, 60.

    Francis Foxcroft Register

    Lands Papers, Miscellaneous, 1. 13. The Corporation used money from the sale of land in Rowley, the gift of Ezekiel Rogers in 1661, to buy Anthony Caverly’s farm in Waltham; it was henceforth known as the Rogers Farm. See CSM Publications, xv. 297 and xvi. 672.