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When Erving first obtained this land, it was stipulated a certain number of families should settle here and that each family should build a house eighteen feet square by seven feet stud and it must reclaim a certain number of acres of land.
Erving felt that these conditions were too hard to comply with, so he petitioned the General Court to give him a good deed free from the exactions. This was granted January 22, 1752. It is interesting to know that Erving is the only town in the United States of that name spelled with an E. It is also the youngest town in Franklin County with its twelve miles in length and two in breadth. Excerpts taken from the publication of "Erving Massachusetts In Retrospect"
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