1706The Cut was cleared and made usable again.Economy and Industry, Infrastructure, Maritime & Fishing Industry

Twenty-eight sloops owned by the town went through the Cut during this year and paid the new tax for their passage. They were carrying wood to Salem and Boston.

Babson, John James, and Samuel Chandler. Notes and Additions to the History of Gloucester : Second Series. [Salem, Mass.] : Salem Press Pub. and Print. Co., 1891. http://archive.org/details/notesadditionsto00babs
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