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Written in stone in the Old Settler's Burial Field is a copy of the 1701 deed for the grant of land from the Native Americans to the town clerk, John Houghton. It increased Lancaster's size from 80 to 112 square miles. Out of this territory later came Leominster, Sterling, and a large part of Boylston and West Boylston.
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Thayer Memorial Library
Published in: Images of America, Lancaster / Heather Maurer Lennon. Charleston, SC ; Chicago IL ; Portsmouth NH ; San Francisco CA. : Arcadia Publishing, 2001
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- Additional grant. 1850-2000. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America, https://ark.digitalcommonwealth.org/ark:/50959/02871g87v. (Accessed December 13, 2018.)
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