1682The town granted privileges for sawmills in West Gloucester.People and Communities, Location and Setting, Neighborhoods, Notable People

Jacob Davis and others were granted “liberty of the stream at Little River” to build a sawmill. Jeffrey Parson, Samuel Sargent, and Job Coit were granted liberty of the stream between Freshwater Cove and Kettle Cove.

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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