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“An Act to constitute the Town of Harrisville from a part of the territory of the Towns of Dublin and Nelson. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened.
That all the part of Dublin and all that part of Nelson lying within the following lines and boundaries to wit: – beginning at a stake marked “D.M.” in the line of Marlborough and Dublin at the southwest corner of lot No. 22 in the eighth range of lots in said Dublin thence north the length of three lots in the line of Marlborough and Roxbury to the northwest corner of Dublin at a stake marked “D.R.” thence south seventy nine degrees and forty five minutes east, seven rods….”