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. Presumably the farm in Lincoln where the numerous family of William Smith Jr. (1746–1787) lived. This property was left in trust by Rev. William Smith in 1783 for the support
of his errant son's family. See Rev. William Smith's will, Sept. 1783 (attested copy
:Cranch Papers). On William Jr., frequently mentioned in vols. 1–2 above, see also