Notice of Meeting of Waterford Proprietors, 1782
Source: The Independent Chronicle and The Universal Advertiser of Boston, Mass., issue of Mar. 21, 1782.
Public notice is hereby given, to the proprietors of the township of Waterford, so called, lying in the late Province of Maine, in York or Cumberland county, granted to the Rev. Mr. John Gardner and others—That their meeting stands adjourned to the 20th day of May next, at 10 o'clock in the forenoon, at the house of Mr. Eliakim Atkerton, innholder in Bolton, for the purpose of building a mill, and forwarding the settlement of said township : Likewise to notify that a meeting of said proprietors, on Tuesday the 5th day of February, a grant was made of three dollars on each right, for the purpose of building said mill : Likewise to give notice, that at the above mentioned time and place, all proprietors that are delinquent in the payment of this and all other former grants of said proprietors their rights will be sold at public vendue, to procure the said sums and intervening charges.DAVID SAMPSON,N. B. The Money to be paid to Capt. Jonathan Houghton, of Bolton, Collector for said proprietors.
Assessors and Committee for sale of lands.
Bolton, February 26th, 1782.