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The town clerk, an elected official, was responsible for taking notes at town meetings, which were usually held four times each year. Business transacted includes the hiring of a school mistress, plans for building a new meeting house, and the election of town officers. At the April 1729 meeting the town voted that the Select men "Shall provide on the Town Charge a sutable quantity of Drink and Cake to be spent at the Raising of the Meeting house."


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Deerfield Town Meeting

creator   Selectmen of Deerfield
date   1728-1729
location   Deerfield, Massachusetts
height   12.0"
width   7.5"
process/materials   manuscript, paper, ink
item type   Legal Documents/Government/Society Records
accession #   #L99.084

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Town Meeting

Fourth Meeting House (1729-1824)

Deerfield Town Meeting

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