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Record 1189/2271
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Collection Edwin B. Worthen Collection
Abstract Manuscript, "Excerpts from the Will of Bedros H. Bashian, Middlesex Registry of Probate, Docket No. 209631." Typewritten on onionskin paper, undated.

The excerpts detail the bequesting of land harboring the "Hayward Well" and the monument to James Hayward to the Lexington Historical Society, as well as "The field where Major Pitcairn's pistols were captured in April, 1775", bound by Massachusetts Avenue and Wood Street and a stone wall.

Bashian also gives to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, the plot of land known as "Burial Grounds of British Soldiers who were killed on April 19, 1775."
Object ID Worthen.18.03A.01
Object Name Manuscript
People Bashian, Bedros H.
Pitcairn, John
Search Terms Hayward Well
Lexington Historical Society
Subjects Historic sites
Historic houses
Acquisition of territory
Wills
Title Manuscript, "Excerpts from the Will of Bedros H. Bashian, Middlesex Registry of Probate, Docket No. 209631"
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