Joseph Dow's History of Hampton: UNLAWFUL FENCING -- A TWELVE MILE FENCE -- NORTH DIVISION LAID OUT
Six persons only dissented from the vote for such proceedings, namely: Joseph Smith, Robert Smith, Thomas Roby, Nathaniel Boulter, John Redman, Sen., and John Smith, the tailor.
At the same meeting, it was voted that, if any should desire a portion of land for the purpose of improving it, and should make and leave with the selectmen written proposals therefor, such proposals should be considered at the next meeting of the board.
A TWELVE MILE FENCE
NORTH DIVISION LAID OUT
A committee of five men was chosen, to examine any man's right to shares in the cow-common, "by gift, will, purchase or inheritance, and if it appears to them to be a just right," to cause the same to be entered in the Town Book, together with the name of the former owner. The committee consisted of Mr. Henry Green, Mr.Nathaniel Weare, Capt. Henry Dow, Lieut. John Smith and Abraham Drake, Sen.