Flamstead, Vermont Land Grants
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The Town of Flamstead, Vermont land grants copied from the New Hampshire Land Grants being transcripts of the Charters of Townships and minor grants of lands made by the Provincial Goverment of New Hampshire, within the present boundaries of the State of Vermont, from 1749 to 1764.
Flamstead is now the Town of Chester.
Names of the Grantees of Flamstead--Viz--
John Baldridge Luke Brown Samuel Dunkin James Hambleton Jacob Holms Jeremh Rice Isaac Sterns Cornelius Stowell Ebenezer Sterns Jonas Rice John Rickey Jeremiah Beath John Starns James Carlile James Stoodley Daniel Haywood, Junr Ebenezr Carlile Alexander Clark William Clark David Bellows Mathias Stone Benjamin Flagg Samell Clark Pain Moses Peter Thomas Wheeler Charles Davenport, Junr William Johnson Thomas Cowden Isaac Morse John Kelsow Daniel Haywood *Nathaniel Adams Charles Davenport Francis Smith Francis Smith, Junr Israell Jennison John Waters Palmer Goulding Abraham Wheeler Charles Adams Jacob Smith William Mahan Nathaniel Child Ebenezer Wissall John Roberts Richard Ward Abel Haywood Mathew Livermore *1-196 Thomas Bell Richard Wibird Daniel Warner John Wentworth Samuel Smith Samuel Solley Theodore Atkinson John Downing Sampson Sheaffe Jonathan Gates
One Share His Excellency Benning Wentworth, Esq. Two Shares which Three Last mentioned Shares Are to be Laid out togeather in one Tract on the East Side of the Said Town to begin four hundred and Eighty Rods North Ten degrees East of the South East Corner of the Said Township and Measure these Two hundred and forty rods and Carry that breadth Back West Seven hundred and Twenty Rods one whole Share for the Incorporated Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in forreign Parts, one whole Share for the first Settled Minister of the Gospel in Said Town One Share for A Glebe for the Ministry of the Church of England as by Law Established--
Recorded from the Back of the Charter of Flamstead this 23d Day of Febry 1754
Theodore Atkinson, Sery