1709The commoners who received grants of land in 1708 gathered to draw their chosen lots.Economy and Industry, Government and Public Service, Land Ownership, City Government

The meeting took place at the Meeting House and all 122 grants of land were recorded in the Town Records.

Gloucester Town Records, 1694-1762, 1762. http://archive.org/details/GLOOriginalRecords16941762Images. Babson, John James, and Samuel Chandler. History of the Town of Gloucester, Cape Anne, Including the Town of Rockport. Procter Brothers, 1860, http://archive.org/details/historytownglou00changoog
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