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ICITT or CHARLESTOWN, 



'{ JTor tfje Jiuaticial B^cir, zntfino, Jebrttarg 28, 1850. 



PUBLISHED BY ORDER OF THE CITY COtrNCIL, 




BOSTON : 

PRESS OF J. HOWE, 39 MERCHAJNTS ROW. 




AUDITOR'S 



OP THE 



CITY OF CHARLESTOWN, 



Jor tl)c Jinancxal gear, tnVxwQ Mxnax^ 28, 1850. 



PUBLISHED IJY ORDER OF THE CITY COUNCIL. 




BOSTON: 

J. HOWE, PRINTER, 39 MERCHANTS ROW, 



1850. 



SUPPORT OP SCHOOLS. 



SALARIES OF TEACHERS, 

Caleb Emery, $1500 00 

William C. Bradlee, , 1000 00 

Luther W. Anderson, 1000 00 

William S. Williams, 916 67 

Stacy Baxter, 1000 00 

John P. Averill, 1000 00 

Calvin S. Pennell, \ 1000 00 

Joseph F. Swan, 1000 00 

Philip C. Knapp, 125 00 

David Atwood, 962 50 

Charles F. Latham, 525 00 

Samuel S. Willson, 700 00 

William H. Ladd, 700 00 

Hiram A. Oakman, 250 00 

John S. Osgood, 437 50 

Thomas Metcalf, 700 00 

William Reynolds, 700 00 

John W. Hurd, 141 94 

Joseph B. Morse, 596 04 

I. C. Meade, 33 06 

Rebecca L. Duncan, 275 00 

Rebecca T. Ames, . 38 36 

Amy M. Bradley, 250 00 

Deborah Norton, 145 83 

Abby A. Morton, 250 00 

Lucy F. Hall, 250 00 

Sarah F. Kittredge, 250 00 

Julia E. Hinckley, 250 00 

Rebecca Drake, 250 00 

Amount carried forward, $16,246 90 



Amount brought forward, $16,246 90 

Adeline M. West, 250 00 

Augusta M. Hayes, 250 00 

M. Louisa Burroughs, 250 00 

Sarah S. Chandler, 250 00 

Mary J. Chandler, 250 00 

Martha A. Chandler, 250 00 

M. Louise Putnam, 250 00 

Mary Abby Stover, 250 00 

Caroline Phipps, 187 50 

Malvina B. Skilton, 250 00 

Emily M. Sweetser, 187 50 

H. Maria Rice, 250 00 

Maria H. Farnsworth, 250 00 

Sarah H. Woodward, 250 00 

Susan L. Sawyer, 250 00 

Emeline A. Thorndike, 250 00 

Sarah E. Woodbridge, 250 00 

Elizabeth Emmes, 250 00 

Joanna S. Putnam, .'". . 250 00 

Marcia E. Pennell, 250 00 

Martha E. Lincoln, 250 00 

Sarah E. Smith, 250 00 

JaneE.Rugg, 250 00 

Abby E. Hinckley, 250 00 

E. W. Butts, 250 00 

Louisa A. Pratt, 250 50 

Sarah E. Sanborn, 250 00 

Elizabeth C. Hunting, 250 00 

Louisa P. Hunting, 210 10 

Frances M, Lane, 250 00 

Sarah J. Bradbury, 197 50 

Ann M. Gregory, 250 00 

F. A. Morse, 199 31 

Caroline A. Miskelly, 48 00 

Sarah A. Cutler, 104 17 

Mary J. Brown, 58 33 

Hannah H. Sampson, , 62 50 

M. A. Osgood 50 69 

Mary R. Mayhew, 50 69 

J. Edgar Gould, Teaching Music, 800 00 



$25,403 19 



CONTINGENT EXPEMSES. 

Mrs. Hall, Sweeping and making Fires, $ 82 00 

Margaret Frye, " «« « « gg qq 

Catharine Wilson, " " " « ^ _ ^ _ 55 go 

William W. Frost, " « " « 225 00 

Rebecca Small, " « « « ^ ^ _ ^ 52 00 

Abel Winship, " " " u _ _ ^ _ gg gg 

R. Nichols, " " " u gi^ QQ 

A. V. Courtney, " " '« « _ ^ ^ ^ jg 25 

Joseph Mears, " " « « , _ ^ ^ 28 ]7 

Frederick Lund, " " " « 25 5q 

Cyrus W. Pollard, " " « « . ' . , 22 25 

John Shed, " " " " 125 00 

.1. A. Tolman, " " " " . _ . 27 50 

Mrs. Leahey, " " « " , 5 33 

Oilman Putney, " " " « 95 gg 

Benj. F. Brackett, " " " " 22 00 

Mrs. Brainard, " 4 5q 



Scamman & Adams, Printing, 7 25 

Caleb Rand, " 14 25 

William W. Wheildon, Advertising and Printing, . 107 60 

Boston Daily Atlas, " 2 63 

Dutton & Wentworth, " 2 50 

Aaron R. Gay, Books aud Stationery, I45 21 

Charles P. Emmons, Books and Stationery, 25 44 

Nathan Merrill, « " « 53 93 

W.J. Reynolds & Co. " " " 5 27 



James C. Deland, Painting and Setting Glass, 
Weston & Mason, " " " « 

Abijah Blanchard, Repairs of School Houses, 

Ralph Pratt, " 

Timothy Donovan " 

Hittenger & Cook, " 

Elisha B. Faunce, " 

James Finn, " 



941 74 



134 23 

229 75 

49 95 



248 56 



James Arnold, Repairing Stoves, 1 00 

F. L. Eberle, 40 29 

William M. Edmands, Stoves and Repairs, 94 26 

— 135 55 

Amount carried forward,~$1739~78 
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6 

Amount brought forward, $1739 78 

Thomas Greenleaf, Wood, Coal and Teaming, 300 00 

James G. Fuller, " " " " 631 70 

J. & P. Sanborn, « " " « .... 34 00 
Timothy Fletcher, Bark, 37 50 



Moran Knight, Sawing and Splitting Wood, 48 30 

Elijah Wilson, " « " " 68 50 

William Lyons, " " " " 12 00 

A. J. Carter, distributing School Reports, 5 34 

Perez Jacobs, " " " ^ 10 6S 

Chs. Sanderson, " " « > 

K. S. Chaffee & Co., Charcoal, 21 83 

John Tarbox, " 43 40 

John P. Averill, School Reports, 5 00 

Calvin S. Pennell, " " 9 50 

Oilman Davis & Co., Labor, 

Calvin Cutter, 

Daniel Fosdick, taking Census of Births, 

Lemuel N. Ide, Globe and Maps, 

Benjamin W. Gage, Mugs, 

Crafts & Taylor, Teaming 

Harvard Church, Rent, 

Stephen Smith, Tables and Chairs, 

Henry K. Frothingham, Disbursements, 

Solomon G. Phipps, Dry Goods, 

Jacob Caswell, Repairing Pumps, 

Gilson & Curtis, Brooms and Pails, 

James Adams, Hardware, 

H. & S. P. Hill, Mats, Baskets, &c., 

Luther F. Whitney, Lamps and Wicks, 

Joseph F, Tuftsj Expense to Maiden, 

Seth M. Fuller, 

Moses Babcock, Repairing Locks and fitting Keys, 

Amount Appropriated, $27,000 00 

" from Unappropriated Funds, 1,700 00 

$28,700 00 
" Expended, 28,680 96 

[$19 04 



1003 20 



128 80 



16 02 
65 23 



14 50 


7 54 


17 50 


33 55 


15 50 


2 40 


5 50 


70 00 


14 00 


5 20 


15 51 


10 25 


3 53 


66 89 


29 03 


2 52 


1 20 


4 25 


5 88 



$3277 78 



7 

SALARIES OF CITY OFFICERS. 

G. Washington Warren, Mayor, $500 00 

A. B. Shedd, City Clerk, 600 00 

Auditor, 1848, 200 00 

800 00 

Amos Stone, Treasurer and Collector, 1000 00 

G. V. Hall, Clerk of Common Council, 200 00 

" " Committees, 1848, 100 00 

« " « 1849, * 50 00 

350 00 

Nathaniel Pratt, Messenger to Mayor & Aldermen, 400 00 

Jacob D. Gould, " to Common Council, . 31 25 

James Deblois, Sup't Streets and Public i3uildings, 700 CO 

Richard Nichols, City Marshal, 300 00 

" " Health Office, 200 00 

500 00 

A. J. Carter, Deputy City Marshal, 156 25 

" " Superintendent of Burials, 100 00 

Assessors of Taxes, 

Henry Conn, Chief Engineer, 

James M, Gardner, 1st Assistant Engineer, 

Stephen P. Kelley, 2d " " 

Robert Todd, 3d " " 

Amount Appropriated, $5500 00 

" from Health Department, ... 150 00 

$5650 00 
« Expended, 5637 50 

$12 50 

REPAIRS OF RESERVOIRS. 

Sandford & Mayers, Labor on Reservoir, Bunker 

Hill Street, $291 99 

B. McKernon, " " " " « 20 00 
William Baggs, « " " « « 2 50 
Howard Engine Company, No. 1, Drafting Water 

from Reservoir, Bunker Hill Street, 10 00 

Bunker Hill Engine Comp. No. 2, Drafting Water 

from Reservoir, Bunker Hill Street, 10 00 

Franklin Engine Company, No. 7, Drafting Water 

from Reservoir, Bunker Hill Street, 10 00 

Amount carried forward, $344 49 



256 25 


800 00 


150 00 


50 00 


50 00 


5D 00 



$5637 50 



Amount brought forward, $344 id 
Asa Wellman, Teaming to and from Reservoir in 

Bunker Hill Street, 4 75 

E. R. Fletcher, Teaming to and from Reservoir in 

Bunker Hill Street, I 00 

Oilman Davis & Co., Stone for Reservoir Bunker 

Hill Street, 30 00 

Hill & Chamberlin, use of large Pump for Reser- 
voir Bunker Hili Street, 1 50 

$381 74 

Amount of Appropriation, $400 00 

" Expended, 381 74 

$18 26 

Lamps and Repairs, and Lighting the Streets. 

Jonas Foster, Lighting Lamps, $793 00 

Isaac B. Trask, Repairs of Lanterns, 1 75 

James C. Deland, " " " 11 63 

F. L. Eberle, " " " 4 51 

Charles Poole, " " " 17 98 

Wm. M. Edmands, « " Lamps, 19 49 

Joshua Turner, Ladders, and Repairs, 22 75 

Hall & Barrel], Lamp Post and Setting, 16 00 

John W. Richardson, Iron Work, 11 25 

J, Stone & Co., Wicking, 11 28 

$909 64 
Amount of Appropriation, $1000 00 

" Expended 909 64 

$90 36 



J, G. Kidder, Oil, $1111 60 

George W. Little, Oil, 135 23 

Thayer & Rice, " ' 173 00 

C. & N, Thayer, « 242 71 

C. J. Worthen, Teaming Oil, 6 55 

Timothy Fletcher, Bark, 12 00 

Joshua R. Lavey, Coal, 123 75 

$1804 84 

Amount of Appropriation, $1900 00 

" Expended, 1804 84 

$95 16 



12 

00 

78 
00 
38 
00 
25 
87 
50 



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FIRE DEPARTMENT. 

Engine Company, No. 1, Salary, $501 

" « « 2, « 520 

« « "3, « '510 

« " « 4, « 526 

« « "5, " 504 

« " "7, « 517 

Hook and Ladder Company, " 308 

Hose « « 46 

197 members of the Department, Poll Tax, 295 

T. & T. F. Hunnewell, Repairs, 

H. N. Hooper, « 

George N. Harrison, " 

Benjamin G. Blanchard, " 

Shelton & Cheever, " 

William Hodgkins, " , 

Charles Poole, « , 

Henry Smith, " 

Joseph Caldwell, " 

William M. Edmands, " 

C. H. Fassau, « 

Charles T. Mullett, « 

Nathaniel G. Paine, " 

Amos J. Smith, " , 

George Barnicoat, " 

William H. Caswell, « 

George H. Conant, " 

Aaron Clarke, 2d, " 

J. B. & C. Wilson, " 

Richardson & Hilton, " , 

James Emery, " 

Hittenger & Cook, " , 

Edward Pratt, " , 

Hayward & Jenness, " 

Leonard Jones, " 

Isaac C, Gushing, " 

John Howard, " 

Hunneman & Co., " 

Ham & Ring, " , 

Henry A. Cook, " 

Amount carried forward, f 1079 89 



9 79 


33 64 


2 25 


9 75 


279 41 


15 48 


27 51 


40 50 


3 00 


20 49 


94 93 


1 25 


3 50 


13 25 


3 50 


39 81 


4 12 


31 58 


14 10 


3 00 


40 99 


49 09 


52 22 


10 OO 


1 00 


39 85 


14 00 


204 02 


4 86 


13 OO 



3729 90 



3729 90' 



1097 68 



77 75 



57 50 



10 

Amounts brought forward, $1079 89 $3729 90 

Ezra W. Brintnall, Repairs, . 11 03 

Henry Conn, " 6 76 

Rand & Clark, Painting, .... 55 75 

George Fuller, " 22 00 

Asa Wellman, Horses on Engines, and Teaming, 19 00 

Calvin Stone, " " " 1 00 

T. Greenleaf& Co. Horses on " and Teaming, 5 00 

Amos Brown, " " « " " 5 00 

Crafts & Taylor, Teaming, 87 

N. Emerson, " 2 00 

George W. Turner, " 24 63 

Joseph S. Bibrim, Labor at Fires, 6 00 

Albert Prescott, « " " 5 00 

Thomas G. Weltch, " " « 7 00 

Mark Congrieve, " " " 75 

Charles McCarty, « " " 75 

John Murphy, " » " 75 

Bartholomew Keliy, " " " 75 

Michael Cronan, " " " 75 

Timothy Grady, " " " 75 

Patrick Maid, « " " 75 

John Mullen, « " " 75 

Dennis McCormick, " " " , 75 

Bernard Quigley, " " " . 75 

Edward Bagley, « " " 75 

Andrew Connor, " " " 75 

Charles Maloy, « " " 75 

John Flood, « " " 75 

Patrick Braslan, « " " 4 75 

Moses Nason, « « " 2 00 

William Bailey, « " " 2 00 

Francis Richardson, " " « 2 00 

Moses Fale, « " « 2 00 

John Reese, « « " 2 00 

E. W. Brackett, « " " 2 00 

Benj. Woodward, " " " 2 00 

Samuel Purrington, « " " 2 00 

Timothy Breslin, " " " 2 00 

Amounts carried forward, $51 25 4962 83 



11 



Amounts brought forward, ^51 25 

W. B. Daniels, Labor at Fires, 1 50 

Lewis Kimball, " " " 1 50 

John Williams, « " " 2 00 

Nathaniel Pratt, " " " 3 75 

Benjamin F. Brown, Refreshments, 4 50 

Seth Sawyer, « 2 62 

Charles O. Foster, « 7 28 

Levi P. Haskell, " ... 5 86 

Kendall Morse, " 10 00 

George W. Howland, " 1 40 

I. F. Arnold, Leather, 82 

Thomas R. Goodwin, Leather, 50 

Oliver Richardson, Cleaning Snow from Reservoirs, 
Stephen P. Kelley, Clerk to Board of Engineers, . 

William Hall, Locks and Keys, 34 75 

Moses Babcock, " " " 1 62 

James S. Mahoney, Urooms, I 05 

Jotham Johnson, Jr. " - 60 

Charles P. Emmons, Blank Books, 

James Boyd & Sons, Hose and Buckets, 

Samuel Kidder & Co., Oil, 

Oliver Brown, Oil and Marrow, , 

Samuel Ferrin, damage to Fence, 

Samuel Buckley, Hose Box, 

Lewis N. Stockbridge, 

Jacob Caswell, Pump, 

Bradley & Willis, Pails, 

T. M. Cutter, Cordage, 

James Adams, Hardware, 

F. L. Eberle, Tin Ware, 

Lysander Cole, Leather Straps, 

G. H. Jacobs, Land for No. 3, 

Amount of Appropriation, $5756 00 

" received of F. R. R. Co. ... 75 00 

$5831 00 
" Expended, ............... 5742 40 

i88 60 



4962 83 



60 00 



31 66 

1 32 
30 00 
20 00 

36 37 

1 65 

3 74 
230 74 

9 30 
20 38 

4 00 
10 50 

75 
14 25 

2 00 
23 18 

3 39 
9 50 

10 84 
256 00 

$5742 40 



12 



$ 29 28 


33 41 


821 81 


56 09 


7 44 



MAM DBAMS AND COMMOH SEWEES. 

Cottrell & Brooks, Lumber for Elm Street Drain, 

Christopher Solis, Repairs of Drain in Pront Street, 

Jonas L. Jennison, Drain at Johnson's Wharf, 

E. B. Faunce, Mason Work, 

Oliver Dickson, Cover for Cesspool, 

Amount Appropriated, $200 00 

" of Assessments collected, .. 181 63 
" from Unappropriated Funds, 700 00 

$1081 63 
" Expended, 948 03 

$133 60 



$948 03 



Charles Sanderson, 

Joseph Davis, 

Perkins Norton, 

Moren Knight, 

George Richardson, 

Harper E. Percival, 

Jonathan Bartlett, 

Nelson Cutler, 

Adolphus J. Carter, 

Joshua W. Lincoln, 

Judah Wetherbee, 

Stephen Fosdick, 

Benjamin F. Brackett, 

James G. Dadley, 

Joseph Cutter, 

Asa B. Barker, 

Abram Chamberlin, 

William Norton, 

Edward K. Davis, 

Moses G. Flanders, .- 

Harry Sanderson, 

Ebenezer W. Brackett, 

Joseph S. Bibrim, 

Royal Underwood, 

Perley Clark, 

Amount carried forward, 



$247 36 


151 25 


138 75 


141 25 


151 25 


152 50 


148 75 


101 25 


253 60 


153 00 


138 75 


135 00 


153 25 


152 iO 


151 25 


243 50 


168 17 


158 00 


38 75 


96 25 


38 75 


150 00 


146 25 


35 00 


102 50 



$3546 88 



13 

Amount brought forward, $3546 88 

William B. Onthank, 136 25 

George W. Palmer, 61 25 

Daniel Fosdick, 16 50 

Samuel R. Brintnall, 56 25 

Joseph Mears, 21 25 

John H. Ginter, 38 75 

Henry Prentiss, 21 25 

Levi Rice, 12 50 

Gilman Putney, 50 00 

James Brazier, 9 00 

Perez R. Jacobs, Services as Police Officer, 67 88 

Abijah Blanchard, " " " '* 14 00 

John P. Flagg & Co., Blankets for Watch House, 2 25 

Charles Poole, Painting Cell Doors and Signs, 12 25 

Charles P. Brooks, Whitewashing Watch House, 6 00 

$4072 26 

Amount appropriated, $4000 00 

" irom Repairs of Streets, 125 00 

$4125 00 
" Expended, 4072 26 

$52 74 

HEALTH DEPARTMENT. 

James Lyons, burying Dead Animals, $21 00 

Asa B. Barker, « " " 3 25 

Jason Hoyt, " " " 1 00 

25 25 

Richard Nichols, Disbursements, 51 75 

B. Thompson & Co., Lime, 4 35 

Charles B. Rogers, Chloride of Lime, 1 66. 

J. Dorety, Watching with J. Gore, sick, small pox, 14 00 

L. R. Stevens, Care of " " " " 8 00 

Jacob Hayes, Med. Attend. " " " « 6 00 

Nathaniel Pratt, Burying " 7 00 

35 00 

James Deblois, Cleaning up Streets, 175 00 

$293 01 

Amount Appropriated, $500 00 

" Expended, 293 01 

$206 99 
" transferred to Salaries of City Officers, 150 00 

$56 99 
2 



14 

IMTEREST Off LOAMS. 

Lowell Institution for Savings, $5980 00 

Warren " " " 570 00 

Suffolk " " " 420 00 

Scituate " " " 180 00 

New England Mutual Life Insurance Company, 1200 00 

A. B. Young, 90 00 

J. W. Vv^hitten, 90 00 

Josiah Child, (iO 00 

Charles Johnson, 60 00 

Benjamin Swift, 72 00 

Esther Sargent aud Daughters, 900 00 

John Callahan, 200 00 

Orr N. Towne, 48 00 

John Murdock 60 00 

Trustees of the Poor's Fund, 5J0 00 

" of the Schools, 336 00 

On Temporary Loans, 884 84 

$11,660 84 

Amount Appropriated, $11 ,600 CO 

" of Interest received on Taxes, 283 14 

$11,883 14 
" Expended, $] 1,660 84 

$222 30 

SEA WALL, MYSTIC RI¥ER. 

Morris Kelley, Laying and Ballasting Wall, $1226 92 

Willard Dalrymple, Ballast for " 37 91 

Felton & Parker, making Survey and Profiles for Wall, . . 168 00 

Charles Eveleth, making Pier Whart, 436 03 

John Ryan, covering " " with Mud, 23 00 

J. E. Brady, Teaming Gravel to Pier V/harf, 100 00 

$1991 86 
Amount Appropriated, $2061 73 

Expended, 1991 86 

$69 87 

COUHTY TAX. 

Amount Assessed, $7042 69 

Stedman Buttrick, County Treasurer, 7042 69 



15 

Edge Stones and Gutters on Unpa¥ed Streets. 

Isaac C. Gushing, Setting Edge Stones, $358 61 

Fawcett, Davis & Co., Paving Gutters, 338 76 

$697 37 

Amount Appropriated, $1200 00 

" Expended, 697 37 

$502 (13 

LAYING OUT STREETS. 

DAMAGES FOR EEDUCING GRADE OF BUNKER HILL STREET. 

Neil Nelson, $300 00 

Joseph Harley, 200 00 

Edward Conden, 50 00 

Mrs. L. Blanchard, 50 00 

Hiram Averill, 304 00 

P. S. Higgins, 522 00 

Costs of Jury on Cases of Averill & Higgins, ... 65 81 

Edward McGrath and Mrs. McGrath, 618 00 

" " " " " Costs, 50 61 

Hingham Bank and Robert Robins, 1000 00 

John Huston, 10 00 

Cottrell & Brooks, Lumber for Fence, 7 04 

VVillard Dalrymple, Excavating Earth, 542 62 

3720 08 

Mrs. Skimmer, Land taken to widen Moulton Street, 75 00 

R. G. Shaw, " " " extend Lexington " 990 72 
C. F. Adams, " " " " Tufts " 

to Lexington Street, 500 00 

$5285 80 

Amount Appropriated, ....... $2000 00 

" from Unappropriated Funds, 3652 52 

$5652 "52 
" Expended, 5285 80 

$366 72 



16 

POOR AND ALMSHOUSE. 

Bradley & Richardson, Groceries, $ 99 52 

IJradley «Si Willis, " 67 70 

■Tolm Morgan, " 3 37 

Andrew Sawtell, " 117 06 

H. &S. P. Hill, " .....; 291 88 

G. D. Hooper, " 66 42 

Mullett & Bradbury, " 230 26 

Jothara Johnson, Jr., " 747 45 

Jasper Stone & Co., " 35 17 

John P. Currier, " 65 32 

Charles A. Barker, " 34 06 

R. 15. Bettinson, « 51 62 

Hermon Hutchinson, " 92 77 

T. M. Cutter, '• 194 05 

J. VV. & A. Roberts, « 40 50 

Moses B. Hall, « 5 62 

2142 77 

John W. Hollis, Provisions, 493 70 

Robert Wason, " 46 83 

Hood & Crosby, " 88 72 

Nahum Chapin, " ' 33 13 

William C. Cristy, " 72 53 

Palmer & Harding, " 252 90 

J. D. Whiton, " 36 44 

George S. Monroe, " 60 16 

R. Wason & Co., " 3174 

Meservey &, Stickney, " 23 99 

David Allen, " 23 97 



William Arnold, Domestic Goods, 289 87 

A. H. Heath, " " 83 20 

T. V. Carpenter, " " 67 87 

William Fosdick, « " 278 49 

John Skilton, " " 142 67 

I. F. Arnold, Boots and Shoes, 220 84 

Eben'r White, " " " 26 82 

William W. Frost, Repairing Boots and Shoes, . . 14 52 

E. G. Clark, " " " « . . 22 67 



1164 11 



862 10 



284 85 



Amount carried forward, $4453 83 



17 

Amount brought forward, |44o3 83 

Wesson & Gary, Grain and Meal, 392 12 

N, &. G. Tufts, " " « ._ [ 333 18 

James Deblois, " " Hay, g 85 

T , J T^ , 734 15 

James Adams, Hardware, "17 70 

R. B. PJdes, Jr., " 26 91 

„ ^ „ 44 61 

C. U Pattee, Bread and Crackers, 73 96 

William Fairfield, Yeast, Bread, and Crackers, . . 12 57 

C B. Goodridg-e, " « a q o^ 

92 90 

Nathaniel Pratt, Burials, _ _ 114 00 

Caleb Siymmes,, » 29 qq 

T , T. J43 00 

Luther F. VVhitney, Paints and Brushes, 25 29 

Weeman&Harding, Horse Shoeing and Iron Work, 2 09 

Weeman & Chalk, " " « i' k j^ 57 

Hittenger & Cook, « « jq^ j^ 

G. H. Conant, « u 7 j 4 

William Hodgkins, " u 2 25 

Leonard Tufts, a a j qq 

Ham & Ring, a « g 26 

James Edmond, » u 3 ^q 

John C. Thomas, Hats, g 72 

Henry Turner, 39 qq 

37 71 

Thomas Greenleaf, Coal and Wood, , 697 22 

A. H. Carter, " 206 72 

Reuben Sampson, " J32 35 

J. R. Seavey, Coal, , 5 33 

Robert Call, " 275 00 

Alfred Carleton, " 62 50 

tT 1 A/r ^.n 1379 13 

Hopley Meserve, Milk, 75 70 

H. T. Meserve, " 44 47 

John S. Meserve, " ^, 2 32 

William Johnson, Medicine, 6 08 

S. M. Gage & Co., « '. jg 28 

George Cutler, Services as Physician, 56 67 



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81 03 

Amount carried forward, |7263 59 



18 

Amount brought forward, $7263 59 

Albert Eaton, Salary as Keeper of the House, , . . 266 67 

Eliza Richardson, Salary as Matron, 77 99 

Adaline Shaw, " " " 130 36 

475 02 

Nathan Merrill, Books and Stationery, 2 49 

C. P. Emmons, " " " 3 69 

6 18 

Charles J. Worthen, Tenming, 80 33 

Leonard Emerton, " 24 50 

104 83 

Thomas Greenleaf & Co., Lumber, 46 60 

Cottrell & Brooks, " 29 55 

T. & T. F. Hunnewel], Oak " 47 88 

J 24 03 

George W. Little, Tin Ware, 93 94 

Benjamin L^dmands, Rent, 39 00 

Simmons & Pratt, Gray Horse, ]75 00 

James Eaton, Cow, 33 00 

David Edmands, Oil, 42 24 

George Fuller, Repairs of Wagon, 8 70 

Nathaniel Johnson, Cleaning Vault, 3 00 

Absalom Rand, Soap, 74 29 

John J. Sawyer, Manure, 27 50 

Benjamin Phipps, Harness Work, 34 69 

Charles Bigelow, Coal, 12 00 

.John McDonald, " 10 00 

22 00 

William M. Edmands, Repairing Stoves, 54 09 

A. J. Carter, Services, 6 25 

Hufus Cass, Carriage Hire, 1 25 

Maiden Bridge Co., Tolls, 22 50 

Town of Maiden, 32 00 

Ruggles, Nourse & Mason, Seeds, 66 86 

David Brown, Fresh Fish, 4 80 

John Kent, Malt, 1 50 

William Humphrey & Co., Flour, 128 25 

Hannah Ford, Millinery, 1 1 81 

Richard Nichols, Commitments, 6 34 

Asa Wellman, Cab Hire, 8 00 

John Parsons, Lime, &c, 19 40 

;Henry Robinson, Straw, 23 97 

Amount carried forward, $8914 03 



19 

Amount brought forward, $8914 03 
Town of Lynn, for the Support of H. Hay, and W. 

Kendrick, 20 51 

J. V. Fletcher, Pork, 21 50 

$8950 04 

Amount of Appropriation, $6000 00 

" received from State, 3228 05 

$9228 05 
" Expended, 8956 04 

$272 01 



NEW ALMSHOUSE AND OUT-BUILDINGS. 
MxVIN HOUSE. ' 

George S. Adams and Amos Brown, as per con- 
tract, $13,646 00 

George S. Adams, for Extra Work, 544 12 

Amos Brown, " " " 265 45 

Jonas L. J ennerson, Digging Cellar, &c., 91 62 

William -A. Orcutt, Lightning Rods, 80 00 

I. Pierce, Labor on Well, 175 00 

Cross & Mellen, Moving Old Barn; 30 00 

Advertising for Proposals, 13 13 

A. R. Thompson, 2d, for Surveying, 7 00 

J. D. Towle, Architect, for Plans and Superintend- 
ing the Work, 100 00 



( 



FOK WATCHING NEW HOUSE WHILE IN 
PEOGEESS OF EEECTION. 
Gilman Putney, 
James Brazier, 

Thomas R. Goodwin, 2d, > 283 75 

Daniel Fosdick, V 

Henry Prentiss, / 

Timothy Donevan, Digg-ing, &c., 72 68 

Jacob Caswell, Pump, 17 34 

William M. Edraands, New Stoves, Funnel, &c., . 169 53 

Chilson, Dunckley &, Co., Castings, 4 92 

Amount carried forward, $15,500 54 



20 

Amount brought forward, $15,500 54 

HOUSE FOR THE INSANE. 

Aaron Clarke, 2d, as per contract, $2146 00 

» " " Extra Work, ] 1 00 

J. & A. S. Tuttle, Mason's Bill, do. do., 75 40 

L. Jones & Son, Furnace and Fixtures, 85 23 

Ham & Ring, Iron Work, „ 5 77 

Hittenger & Cook, Iron Work, . . , 12 1 1 

James Adams, Oven Door, 2 25 

Oilman Davis & Co. Stone Work, 13 85 

2351 61 

BARN. 

Hall & Burrell, as per contract, 616 00 

David Lyons, Cellar Wall, 60 44 

Benjamin Page, " " ', 19 00 

J. & A. S. Tuttle, Mason Work, 7 30 

Wesson & Gary, Lime, 5' 40 

Lorenzo Burbank, Sand, 3 25 

Charles J. Worthen, Stone and Teaming 41 58 

752 97 

WHARE. 

David Pratt, Sea Wall and Ballast, 614 07 

Taylor & Pollard, " 80 00 

Charles Eveleth, Piles, and Driving, 184 05 

Timothy Donevan, Filling with Mud, 995 40 

Ebenezer Barker, Surveying, &,c., 25 00 

1898 52 

EEPAIRING HOUSE FOR CfiimREN, BUILDING FENCES, 
SHED, PIG PENS, &c. 

Amos Brown, Carpenter's Work, 534 26 

Thomas Greenleaf & Co., Lumber, 449 98 

Cottrell & Brooks, Plank and Cedar Posts, 37 53 

T. M. Cutter, Nails, 20 44 

Hermon Hutchinson, Nails, .' . 16 07 

L C. Cushing, Mason Work, 8 37 

Charles P. Brooks, Plastering, 25 60 

Stephen Stimpson, Bricks, 17 10 

H. Thompson & Co., Cement and Lime, 9 75 

Weston & Mason, Painting, 20 65 

I. L. Jennerson, Digging Post Holes and Labor, . . 76 37 

Amounts carried forward, $1246 12 20,503 64 



21 

Amounts brought forward, $1216 12 20,503 64 
Cross & Mellen, Moving Buildings from Elm St. $110 00 
Spear & Downing, Omnibus to move inmates, ... 12 00 

George W. Turner, Moving Furniture, 10 75 

Rufus Cass, Horse and Wagon Hire, 11 00 

H. T. Meserve, " " « " 10 25 

Maiden Bridge, for Tolls, including Mr. Eaton's 

and Mr. Deblois', and Moving Buildings 108 90 

■ 1479 02 

$21,982 66 

Amount Appropriated, $22,000 00 

" Expended, 21,982^66 

$i7^ 



CONTINGENCIES. 

Jonathan Howe, Printing, $109 25 

Benjamin Rivers, " 1 50 

Scamman & Adams, " 20 00 

Sleeper & Rogers, " 12 50 

J. N. Bradley, " 5 00 

Wm. W. Wheildon, " 145 32 

Caleb Rand, « 194 37 

John Soley, Rent of Land for School House, 80 00 

A. R. Thompson, Rent of Military Hall, 125 00 

Handy, Brown & Co., Rent of Ward Room, 20 00 

Weston & Mason, " " " 7 00 

William P. Winchester, " « " 30 00 

Estate of Henry Jaques " Land for Gun House, 128 40 
Wm. Dehon, Attorney " " " Station " 

Prison Point Bridge, 62 50 

James Gould, Rent of Land for Materials, 30 00 

Aaron Clarke, 2d, Cupola for Engine House No. 3, 

and Repairs of House, 117 69 

J. & A. S. Tuttle, Mason Work on Engine House 

No. 3, 17 85 

Gilman, Davis & Co., Stone Work, 31 12 

William H. Caswell, Hanging Bell, 6 00 

Henry N. Hooper & Co., Alarm Bells for Engines 

No, 3 and 5 344 44 



487 94 



482 90 



517 10 



Amount carried forward, $1487 94 



22 

Amount brought forward, $1487 94 

Perez R. Jacobs, Ringing Winthrop liell, $62 00 

Sampson Ham, " Neck " 56 00 

John Bryant, " First Parish" 4 00 

Jienj. F. Brackett " Harvard " 13 50 

Luther Rugg, " Methodist " 2 00 

John Bryant, Jr., " Baptist " 9 00 

1C6 50 

Sidney Bartlett, Professional Services, 150 00 

James Dana and George Farrar, Profes'l Services, 55 00 

Sawyer & Stone, » " 6 00 

211 00 

Oakes & Darling, Blank Books and Stationery, . . 39 75 

C. P. Emmons, " " " " . . 48 04 

Nathan Merrill, " " " " .. 18 23 

Kettell & Co., ' » . . 1 99 

Button & Wentworth, Binding Books, 3 30 

Ill 31 

C. Symraes, Labor Whitewashing Old Bur. Ground, 34 75 

Asa B. Barker, " 7 75 

Nathaniel Pratt, Labor and Disbursements, 105 35 

Kendall Bailey, " 2 50 

J. B. & C. Wilson, " Repairs of City Hall, .... 70 20 

Wm. B. Onthank, " Hoisting Draw Pris. Pt. Br., 1125 

Clinkard & Fenlee " Lowering Bell, .... 17 50 

Abijah Blanchard, " putting up and taking down 

Check Lists, and Repairs of School Houses, . 453 73 

Nathaniel Johnson, Labor, Cleaning Vaults, 10 50 

E. B. Faunce, " 30 18 

William Durfee, " Setting Trees, 10 42 

Sartiuel Fowler, " Cleaning Windows, . . 1 50 

Jonas L. Jennison, " 17 97 

Richardson & Hilton, " Moving Safes, 8 75 

Cross & Mellen, " " School House 

at the Neck, 32 00 

Amos Brown, Labor, Moving Bell, & Casing Trees, 73 76 

William M. Edmands, Labor, Repairing Stove, . . 4 53 

Riley & , Labor, Repairing Slate, City Hall, 8 91 

Benjamin Page, " 5 50 

Bryant Q,uigley, " 2 50 

James Moore, " o 12 

Patrick Lennen, " 2 50 

Moses Babcock, " Fitting Keyes, 3 59 

918 76 

R. Frothingham, Jr., Maps, 100 00 

Amount carried forward, $2995 51 



23 

Amount brought forward, $2995 51 
Perez R. Jacobs, amount of Award by Court Com- 
mon Pleas, 289 52 

Stephen Smith, Desk and Ballot Boxes, 9 50 

Richard Nichols, Carriage Hire, 24 00 

Asa Wellman, " " 89 00 

Spear & Downing, Omnibus " 12 50 

James F. Burnett, Cab " 1 00 

Rufus Cass, Horse Hire, 4 GO 

Benjamin Badger, Surveying, 7 50 

Felton & Parker, " 44 25 

Alex'r Wardsworth, " 6 50 

188 75 

John Moran, Refreshments, 45 00 

Oliver C. Cutter, Dinners, 27 00 

A. Baker, Refreshments, 32 00 

Cutter & Walker, Refreshments for Fire Depart- 
ment, and Dinners for Ward Officers, 223 25 



327 25 
70 74 

12 48 



James Brazier, Watching Old Almshouse, 66 87 

T. R. Goodwin, 2d, " " " 3 87 

Benjamin Edmands, Setting Glass, 2 06 

IL G. Waldron, " " 2 50 

James C. Deland, " " 7 92 

Tappan & Bradford, Lithographic Plans of the Old 

Almshouse Estate, 

James Whiton, Cloth for Table, 

Charlestown Post Office, Postage, 

G. V. Hall, Selling Estates at Auction, 

Caleb Hayden, Recording Deeds, 

Charlestown Artillery Company, Firing Salute and 

Papering Armory, 

E. N. Hunting, Baskets, Matches, &c., 

A. Stowell, Rep'g, Winding & Cleaning Clocks, . 

David Edmands, Keeping Pound, and Repairs, 

A. J. Carter, Distributing Notices, 2 67 

Chs. Sanderson, " " 2 67 

Charles Poole, Lettering Signs, 

A. B. Shedd, Registering, 

Hittenger & Cook, Awning Frame, 

Ijcvi Goodnow, Grave] and Teaming, 

Amount carried forward, $4267 63 



23 00 


8 12 


17 35 


25 00 


2 25 


54 00 


1 19 


81 38 


11 (JO 


5 34 


11 12 


15 00 


28 25 


90 88 



24 

Amount brought forward, $4267 63 

William W. Wilson, Safety Checks, 38 50 

Jasper Stone, Clock, 1 1 00 

Bickford Pulsifer, Jr., Copying Deeds, Plan, &c., 33 25 

William Gerry, Brooms and Wicking, 4 54 

James Adams, Hard Ware, 4 92 

Peter Hubbell, 33 12 

L. Herman, R,epairs of Furnace, 38 29 

William McElroy, 64 08 

Maiden Tax, 37 53" 

Stoneham Tax, ] 67 

39 20 

$4534 53 

EEPAIRS AHD ALTEEATIOHS OF TO^/IsTE ESTATE. 

Jere. E. Brady, Excavating and Teaming Gravel, 410 72 

Cross & Mellen, Lowering House, 150 00 

John Armstead, Labor on House, 236 00 

E. B. Faunce, " " " 127 47 

Charles P. Brooks, Plastering in House, 39 98 

James Driscoll, Laying Cellar Wall, 15 94 

Gilman Davis & Co., Covering StonO; for Well, . . 3 37 

Thomas Greenleaf & Co., Lumber, 1 14 74 

Wesson & Gary, Lime, 13 60 

Lorenzo Burbank, Sand, 10 50 

Gilson & Curtis, Nails, 10 05 

Oakman & Eldridge, Cement and Sand, 9 50 

Robert B. Edes, Jr., Hardware, 7 08 

William H. Bacon, Painting, 281 96 

William M. Edmands, Pumps and Pipe, 16 15 

James A. D. Worcester, Paper Hangings, 19 30 

Josiah Brown, Bricks, 135 85 

Samuel R. Brintnall, Hanging Paper, 14 67 

Benjamin Badger, Surveying and Making Plan, . . 2 50 

1619 38 

James Deblois, Labor, delivering Wood for Trus- 
tees' of the Poor's Fund, 49 50 

Amount paid to Company D, 221 00 

$6424 41 

Amount of Appropriation, $6441 65 

" Expended, 6424 41 

~$17 24 



25 
REPAIRS OF STREETS. 

Benjamin F. Brackett, Labor, $420 00 

Garrett Roach, " 3 75 

John Carroll, " 6 75 

John Hanley, " 9 68 

John More, " 10 62 

Charles Richardson, " 76 55 

James Regan, " 80 93 

Michael Scannel, " 39 87 

William Roach, " 30 69 

William Riordan, « 269 91 

Francis Roach, « 60 30 

John Donnevan, " 247 74 

John Tutty, " 22 69 

James O'Brien, " 224 58 

Thomas J. McKenna, " 30 93 

Benjamin Page, " 10 48 

Sandford & Mayers, " 7 50 

Joseph Kelley, . " 10 37 

Patrick Donahue, « 2 81 

Ede K.Chase, « 124 08 

F. Meluskin, « 5 93 

Robert Denvir, « 4 00 

John D. Stevens, « 234 97 

James Hampstead, " 46 99 

John Devlin, " 26 00 

James Riordan, " 100 11 

Charles McCann, " 6 00 

Isaac C. Cushing, " 33 50 

Ivory H. Randall, " 98 71 

Michael Donevan, " 131 06 

John Lyons, " 113 

John Moore, " 53 16 

Robert McMahan. « 16 88 

Patrick Foley, « 1125 

M. N. Cutter, " 6 87 

Sandford & Mayers, " 4 88 

John Bryant, Jr., " 5 50 

Amos Brown, « 28 46 

Nathaniel Pratt, " 1 87 

Daniel McCarthy, " 2 81 

Jonas L. Jennerson, " 20 73 

George S. Adams, " 4 00 

Morris Kelley & Co, " 2 .50 

Amount carried forward, $2537 54 

3 



26 



131 21 



Amount brought forward, $2537 54 

WilJiam Ham, Iron Work, 92 

William Hodgkins, " " 37 19 

Leonard Tufts, « " 4 90 

Hittenger & Cook, " " 51 10 

Weeman & Chalk, " " 31 02 

Wm. S. Richardson, " " 4 39 

Ham &. Ring, " " 1 69 

Abram Chamberlin, Teaming, 12 15 

Henry O'Hagan, " 13 25 

Jeremiah E. Brady, " 155 42 

Levi Goodnow, " 20 00 

C. F. Hodgdon, Paving Gravel, 28 70 

G. W. Tewksbury, " " 34 30 

Betsey Lynde, " 13 80 

Timothy Donevan, " and Teaming, 79 76 

Willard Dalrymple, " " " 46 83 

J. & P. Sanborn, Teaming Gravel, 10 50 

Young & White, Wharfage " 1100 

C. J. Worthen, Teaming, 58 25 

Asa Wellman, " 13 25 

D. C. Willis, Lumber, 34 69 

Cottrell «fe Brooks, Lumber, 6 21 

Crafts & Taylor, Bay Horse, 150 00 

G. Hickock, Black Horse, .... the old bay horse & 135 00 

G. W. Adams, Pasturing Old Bay Horse, 4 00 

B. T. Downer, Boarding Black Horse, 12 00 

G. Davis &. Co., Curb Stone, 83 86 

Parker Dalton, Block " 20 25 

Oakman & Eldridge, Paving Stones, 90 33 

Massachusetts State Prison, Stone Chips, 45 00 

J. Stone &. Co., Shovels, 5 52 

Bradley & Richardson, Shovels, 2 50 

James Adams, Hardware, 12 07 

T. M. Cutter, Nails and Spikes, 1 85 

Thornas Greenleaf, Surveying, 

John Bryant, Jr., Reservoir Cover, 

Wm. B. Onthank, Hoisting Draw Prison Pt. Bridge, 
Charles Poole, Painting Sign, 

Aiaoimt ©arried forward, $3819 01 



538 11 



— 301 00 



239 44 



21 94 


5 00 


6 52 


33 75 


4 50 



27 

Amount brought forward, $3819 01 

James Dennen, Labor Prison Point Bridge, 25 00 

Richard Watts, Cart Harness, 16 50 

T. R. Goodwin, Old Canvas, 1 56 

Jacob Caswell, Repairs of Pumps, 6 25 

Benjamin Phipps, " of Harnesses, 9 77 

Andrew Haggerty, Plank, 4 50 

T. & T F. Hunnewell, Repairs of Carts, ]2 57 

Peter Hubbell, Bricks, * 6 50 

James Deblois, Disbursements, 40 47 

Wesson & Gary, Grain and Meal, 18 72 

$3960 85 
Amount to Health Department, 175 00 

" to Contingencies, 49 50 

224 50 

1-3736 35 

Amount Appropriated, $4000 00 

« Expended, 3736 35 

$263 65 
" transferred to Watch and Police, 125 00 

$138 65 



28 

TABLE 



For the Financial Y'ear ending February 28, 1850. 



Support of Schools, 

Salaries of City Officers, 

Fire Department, 

Repairs of Reservoirs, 

Lamps, &c., and Lighting Streets, . 

Oil and Fuel, 

Poor and Almshouse, 

Drains and Sewers, 

Watch and Police, 

Interest on Loans, 

Sea Wall on Mystic River, 

Edge Stones and Gutters, (Unpaved 

Streets,) 

Repairs of Streets, 

Laying Out Streets, 

Health Department, 

New Almshouse, 

Contingencies, 



$28,700 00 


$28,680 97 


$19 03 


5,650 00 


5,637 50 


12 50 


5,831 00 


5,742 40 


88 60 


400 00 


381 74 


18 26 


1,000 00 


909 64 


90 36 


1,900 00 


1,804 84 


95 16 


9,228 05 


8,956 04 


272 01 


1,081 63 


948 03 


133 60 


4,125 00 


4,072 26 


52 74 


11,883 14 


11,660 84 


222 30 


2,061 73 


1,991 86 


69 87 


1,200 00 


697 37 


502 63 


3,875 00 


3,736 35 


138 75 


5,652 52 


5,285 80 


366 72 


350 00 


29 13o 


56 99 


22,000 00 


21,982 66 


17 34 


6,441 65 


6,424 41 


17 24 



11,379 72 $109,205 7i;$2,174 00 



29 

TO THE HONORABLE CITY COUNCIL. 
Gentlemen, 

In conformity with the requirements of the City Ordi- 
nances, I herewith lay before you, my Annual Account of the Receipts 
and Expenditures for the Financial Year, ending with the 28th day of 
February, 1850, 

Showing a balance in the Treasury of $3674 00 

The amount of Uncollected Taxes for 1849, on the 

1st day of March, 1850, was 2487 33 

Making together, ■ 6161 33 

Deduct the amount of outstanding Accounts, audit- 
ed prior to March 1, 1850, of 5809 80 

Which leaves a balance, after the payment of said 

Accounts, in favor of the Treasury of $351 53 

All of which is respectfully submitted, 

AMOS STONE, City Treasurer. 

Charlestown, Mass, March 25, 1850. 

3* 



30 

Br. CITY of CHARLESTOWN, in Account 

For the Year ending 
To amount paid Temporary Loans, contracted prior to 

March 1,1849, g 1,000 00 

" " " Temporary Loans, for tlie year ending 

February 28, 1830, 31,000 00 

32,000 00 

" " " Interest on Temporary Loans 869 84 

" " " " " Loans on Time, 10,79100 

11,G60 84 

" " " County Tax, for 1849 7,042 69 

" " '• Militia Bounty, for 1849, 22100 

" " " Account of JNew Almshouse, 21,982 66 

" " '• Orr IN. Towne, for Estate on Buni^er Hill 

Street, 3,600 00 

" ■' " for Repairs and Alterations, 1,619 38 

6,219 38 

" " " for Completing New City Wharf, 1,99186 

'■' " " Outstanding Accounts, Audited prlo'- to 

March 1, 1849, 4,964 93 

" " " on Account of Schools 28,680 97 

" " " " " " Salaries of City Officers, . 3,637 30 

" " " " " " Overseers of the Poor, ... 8,956 04 

" " " " " " Fire Department, 3,742 40 

" " " for Laying out, Altering, and Discontinu- 
ing Streets, 549 66 

" " " " Damages for Laying out and Lowering 

Grpde of Streets, 4.736 14 

" " " " Repairs of Streets, 3,785 85 

" " " " Paving Sidewalks and Gutters, 697 37 

9,769 02 

" " " " Watch and Police, 4,072 26 

" " " " Oil and Fuel, 1,804 84 

" " " " Lamps, and Lighting Streets, 909 64 

" " " " Sewers and Drains, 948 03 

'•■ " "' "Reservoirs, 38174 

" " " " Health Department, £93 01 

" " " " Contingencies, 4,534 53 

Amount of Cash on hand, 3,674 00 

g 160,487 36 

The Joint Standing Committee on Finance, have examined this Account Cur- 
rent, together with the foregoing Schedules of Receipts and Expenditures ; all of 
which they find to be accurate, and sustained by proper vouchers. The balance in 
the hands of the Treasurer, March 1, 1850, was three thousand six hundred and 
seventy-four dollars. 

S3,674 00. 

G. WASHINGTON WARREN, 

P. S. BRIGGS. 

H. P. FAIRBANKS, f Finance 

T. F. HOLDEN, ^ Committee. 

DANIEL JOHNSON, 

ELIJAH BIGELOW, 

Charlestown, April 15, 1850. 



31 



Cnrrent with AM OS STONE, City Treasurer, Cr. 



with February 28, 1850. 

By amount of Cash on hand, March 1, 1849, 

" " received Temporary Loans, .... 

" " " Loans on Time, 



from Commonwealth for Support of 
State Paupers, for 1848, 

from Commonwealth on account of 
School Fund, 

from Commonwealth on account of 
Military Bounty", for 1848, 

Town of Somerville, for County Tax, 
First Parish, for Bell, 

R. JNichols, City Marshal, for Rent of 
City Hall, 

J. C. Cutter, for Rent of Market, 
Palmer & Harding, " " 

Wm. M. Edmands, " " 

E. N. Hunting, " " 

Uriah W. Carr, " " 

A. S. Nourse, " " 

Seth Sawyer, " " 

Esther Sargent, " House, 
A.J. Parker, " " 

David Edmands, " Land, 



" Sundry Persous, for Drains, 

" A. J. Carter, Superintendent Burials, 

'•■ James Deblois. " Streets, 

" Henry Conn, Chief Engineer, 

" Richard JNichols, City Marsha], 

" Jacob Hittenger, Interest on Note, .. 

" J. Ritchie, Damage Obstructing Street, 

" A. B. Shedd, City Clerk, Dog Licenses, 

" Old Primary School House, 

" Wharfage, 

" Taxes, 

" Costs on Taxes, 

" Interest on Taxes, 

of Unpaid Accounts, Audited prior to Februa- 
ry 28, 1850, 

By Balance, 



S 4,639 61 


31,000 00 




25,500 00 






56,500 00 


3,228 03 




588 00 




197 50 







4,013 55 




889 50 




260 00 


348 00 




254 50 




200 00 




123 00 




131 81 




100 00 




25 00 




25 00 




87 50 




27 22 




30 00 






1,354 03 






181 63 




319 00 




304 03 




75 09 




25 32 




24 00 




225 00 




12 00 




32 00 




4 12 


85,230 68 




284 95 




283 14 





— 85,798 77 



5.809 80 

,g 160,487 36 

^3,674 00 



AMOS STONE, City Treasurer. 



Charlestown, Feb. 28, 1850. 



32 

SCHEDULE AND VALUATION 



CITY PROPERTY. 



City HalL Land and Building, $35,000 00 

Lot of Land on Medford Street, 30,625 feet, J 0,000 00 

New City Wharf, 12,000 00 

Lot of Land on B. Hili Street, 4700 feet, and Towne Estate, 7,000 00 

" " in Stoneham, sold for 290 00 

Ledge of Land on Cambridge Road, 1,000 00 

Hearse House and Hearse, 100 00 

Tomb Lots in Old Burying Ground, 500 00 

Furniture in City Hall Building, 2,500 00 

Military Articles, $100; Weights and Measures, $250, .. 350 00 

Old Almshouse Land and Wharf, 80,000 00 

City Farm, containing 45 acres, and Buildings, Furniture 

of do., Live Stock, Provisions &c., 40,000 00 

High School, Monument Square, 26,500 00 

Winthrop School House, Bunker Hill Street, 21,000 00 

Harvard " " Harvard " 18,000 00 

Warren " " Summer " 14,000 00 

Bunker Hill " " Bunker Hill " 9,700 00 

Primary " " Winthrop Square, four Schools, 

and two Engine Rooms, 13,000 00 

« " " Bow Street, four Schools, 5,000 00 

" " " Cross " two « 2,400 00 

" " " B. Hill " one School, 1,350 00 

« " " Mead " " " 1,000 00 

" " " Main " " " 800 00 

" " " B.Hill " 600 00 

" " " Elm " 600 00 

" " " " " 500 00 

" " « Kingston Street, 2,000 00 

" " " Moulton " 500 00 

" " " Sullivan « 2,500 00 

" " " Winthrop, " (on leased land,) 500 00 

Maps, Books, Desks, Globes, Stoves, &c., 500 00 

Amount carried forward, $309,190 00 



33 

Amount brought forward, $309,190 00 

No. 1 Engine House and Land, $1,000 00 

Engine, 1,200 00 

Furniture, 30 00 

2,230 00 

No. 2 Engine House and Land, 1,500 00 

Eng-ine, 1,200 00 

Furniture, 30 00 

2,730 00 

No. 3 Engine House and Land, 1,500 00 

Engine, 1,200 00 

Furniture, 30 00 

2,730 00 

No. 4 Engine, 1,200 00 

Furniture, 75 00 

1,275 00 

No. 5 Engine, 1,200 00 

Furniture, 65 00 

1,265 00 

No. 7 Engine and Land, 1,500 00 

Engine, 1,200 00 

Furniture, 45 00 

2,745 .00 

Hook and Ladder House and Land, 1 ,500 00 

Carriage, &c., 500 00 

Furniture, 25 00 

2,025 00 

Hose Carriage and Hose, 800 00 

Jacob Hittenger's Note, 400 00 

Flats appurtenant to the Old Burying Ground, . 

Deposits in Phojnix Bank, $1,194 45, worth ... 125 00 

Amount due from different Estates for Drains, 

paid for by the City, 

" " from the State and Towns, for the 

Support of Paupers, 2,850 17 

" " from the State for Money paid to 

the Artillery Company, 221 00 

$328,586 17 



€Ut) of_(El)arks{ottm, ^pril 23, 1850. 

The Committee on Finance lierewith present the Report of the City 
Treasurer and Auditor. Also their Statement of the City Debt, and Val- 
uation of City Property, and they recommend that 2500 copies of the 
same be printed, for general distribution. 

G. WASHINGTON WARREN, 

For the Committee. 



IN BOARD OF THE MAYOR AND ALDERMEN, 

April 23, 



iERMEN, I 
I, J 850. 5 

Accepted, and sent down for concurrence. 

A. B. Shedd, City Clerk. 

IN COMMON COUNCIL, April 26, 1860. 
Concurred. 

G. V. Hall, Clerk. 



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