1720The town granted John Bennet the right to the Fulling Mill Brook for a corn mill.Economy and Industry, Agriculture, Industry

The town granted Bennet “the privilege of the brook called the fulling mill brook, whereon to set a corn-mill on the lower end of the brook, near where the tide ebbs and flows, so long as he keeps a corn-mill on said stream, and no longer.” (Babson, 203)

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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