At a town Meeting held in Deerfield Decr. ye 1_1760 Mr David Field was chose mod
voted to Give Mr Ashley for a Salery
the Currant year the Sum of Eighty pound
in consideration of ye [ ]
voted that L. Field Sam Childs and David
Hoit be a Comttee to provide Mr Ashley
his fire wood this year or to agree
with Some person or persons to do the
voted ye Select men be a comttee to pass
accounts & to settle acctt With ye Town
Treasurer this year.
voted to allow 2/8 of Day for Sumar work
& 2/ for fall work & a team Equal to
a man this year
voted that Ens Barnard Len field & Williams Capt. Wells D hoit
be a comttee to Get the old School house
Removed and with that & other material
ye shall be necessary to Erect a ferry house on
ye west Side of ye Country Rhode at ye foot of
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There is currently no available "Beginner" label. The following is the default level label: The December 1760 Deerfield town meeting considered five items of business. They annually deliberated the minister's salary and provision of his firewood; eighty pounds salary was agreed upon. Other business included the removal of the old school house and the decision to re-use the lumber to build a ferry house at the foot of Pine Hill near the Deerfield River.