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CONTENTS. 




THE 



AITDITOES' 

TWELFTH PRINTED REPORT 



OF THE 



RECEIPTS AND EXPENDITURES 



OF THE 



TOAVN OF DORCHESTER, 



BEING 



A GE.^ERAL STATEMENT OF THE FINANCES OF THE TOWN, 



February 1, 1849, to February 1, 1850. 



PRIA'TED BY ORDER OF THE TOWN. 



BOSTON : 

PRINTED BY DAVID CLAPP 184 WASHINGTON STREET. 

1850. 



AUDITORS' EEPOET. 



RECEIPTS OF TOWN TREASURER FROM MX 
SOURCES, 1849-50. 

From Balance in the Treasurj^ Feb. 1, 1849 

School Fund m 

State Bank Divid's, 23 shares, par value S60 

Tremont Bank do. 7 " " $100 

Dorchester & Milton Bank do., 4 shares, par val- 
ue SlOO 

Western R. R. do., 4 shares, par value SlOO 

Interest on U. S. loan of S3, 000 for 1 year 

Balance of Tax of 1848 

Town of Quincy, for board of E. T. Pierce at 
Lunatic Hospital 

Wilbur F. Allen, for Pedlar's License 

Eben Sanborn, for rent of room at Elliot School H. 

State Treasurer, income of State School Fund 
" " for Pauper account 

J. P. & C. P. Tolman, for rent of Town H. lot 

E. P. Tileston and others, in part papnent for 
road from Bowdointo Columbia street 

Sale of School-House at Commercial Point 

Sale of gravel from Maverick School-House lot 

Sale of Engine House lot No. 3 

Sale of lots of land at School Pasture 

EUis Fuller, amount of Eliphalet Fuller's mort- 
gage in full ; principal, 156 12 ; int. 13 50 169 62 

Benjamin Pettee, amount of mortgage in full ; 

prmcipal, 1847; interest, 15 66 34 13 

Geo. A. Houghton, amount of morto-age in full ; 

principal, 683 16 ; interest, 57 07 740 23 

Joseph Harris, amount of mortgage in full ; prin- 
cipal, 1,030 SO ; interest, 92 25 1,123 05 

Joseph Harris, interest on purchase of land at 

School Pasture 33 86 



$9 17 


265 61 


96 60 


52 50 


12 00 


32 00 


180 00 


214 80 


33 67 


11 00 


I. 34 00 


265 44 


149 06 


3 00 


300 00 


105 00 


55 00 


300 00 


1,856 77 



From Otis Shepard, interest on sale of land to John 

Barnard 12 00 

Interest on $600, 4 months and 14 days 13 40 

on mortgage of Chas. Hunt, to Nov. 22, '49 33 23 

" on mortgage of Lyman Willard, $503, 1 yr. 30 18 

on mortgage of T. L. Howe, $342, 1 yr. 20 52 

Stephen Tolman, Jr., Collector, amount of taxes 

for 1849, in full 31,628 06 

Oliver Hall, sale of sundry articles from Alms H. 229 93 

John H. Robinson, for sale of oxen and cow 131 00 

" " " salt hay 33 21 

Dedham Savings Institution, on notes payable in 

two and four years 5,000 00 

Robert Thaxter, on notes payable in one and 

two years 2,000 00 



Total Receipts of the Treasurer, including the ) ^.^ cj^^q n^ 
Balance in the Treasury Feb. 1, 1849 \ ^^'-^^^ "* 



EXPENDITUEES, 1849-50. 

SCHOOLS. 

Everett School. — Sumner St., North End of the Toion. 

— One Male and three Female Teachers. 
Paid Elwell Woodbury, for teaching 1 year 

books for desk 

making fires, sweeping and cleaning 

housing coal 
Sarah H. Page (A. G. S.), for teaching 1 year 
Sarah R. Pearson (P. S.), for do. 

books for indigent scholars • 
Eliza 0. Pearson (A. P. S.), for teaching 18 wks. 
E. Clapp, Jr., for charcoal 
A. Phelps & Co., for do. 
C. Emery & Co., for 6 tons coal 
Preston & Curtis, for 2 tons coal 
M. Rice, for cleaning 

$1,305 97 

Total, Teaching 1,217 75 

" Books 3 44 

" Fuel 66 63 

" Making fires, sweeping & cleaning 18 15 



675 00 


152 


14 40 


50 


250 00 


220 75 


1 92 


72 00 


1 13 


17 00 


36 00 


12 00 


3 75 



$1,305 97 



1100 


17 50 


1 93 


16 00 


7 00 


1 00 


12 


3 63 


13 12 


10 43 


34 



KEPAIRS AND FURNITURE. 

Paid E. 6z F. King & Co., for 100 lbs. lead, 6 75 ; 
5 ^all. oil, 3 75 ; 1 g^ll. spirits, 50 
J. Davis, for gravel delivered at the school house 
Geo. E. Mead, ^ day's work on fence, 1 00 ; 
boards and nails, 93 
12 black boards, 14 00 ; painting do., 2 00 
Edward Jones, for 6 black boards 
E. Woodbury, 1 box crayons 
O. Dovenport, mending poker 
S. Gulliver, setting 7 lights glass, 1 75 ; lead 
and whiting, 1 SS 
1^ days work paintinsf and varnishing 
59 ', lbs. paint, 7 43 ; varnish, 3 00 
E. Woodbury, for 2 keys 
John G. Allbright, 5 days work, 8 75 ; braces for 

desks, 40 9 15 

84 feat stock for closet, 2 52 ; hinges, screws, 

&c., 1 43 3 95 

putting up maps, 50 ; 35 lbs. lead pipe and 

cartage, 2 23 2 73 

jar for water, 2 50 ; furniture for sink, 1 63 4 13 

sundry iron work, 112; laying pipe, 35 ; 3 

dozen h. hooks, 2 25 3 72 

cord and puUej's for maps and putting up, 2 50 ; 

taking down stove, 25 2 75 

stock for benches, 1 78; paint and painting, 3 75 5 53 

C. Emer)'- & Co., carting 2 loads of coal from old 

school house Conun'l P. to the Everett school 3 35 

Ebenezer Clapp, Jr., for inkstands, 75; crayons, 36 1 11 

mat, 2 40 ; dust pan, &c., 57 ; cleaning cellar, 50 3 47 
windows for cellar, 1 50 ; paid A. D. Swan for 

carting simdries, 2 00 3 50 

John G. Allbright, for sundries for cellar floor 14 18 

2 locks, rings & staples, 1 65 ; cleaning cellar, 1 25 2 90 

D. Prouty & Co., for furnace, materials and 

putting in 196 20 

J. P. & C. P. Toknan, for taking down stove and 

funnel 1 00 

S339 74 
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Mather School. — High Street , Meeting House Hill. — One 
Male and three Female Teachers. 

Paid Levi Adams, for teaching 1 year 

books for desk 

making fires, sweeping and cleaning 

books for indigent scholars 
Hannah B. Page (A. G. S.), teaching 1 year 
Sarah G. Lincoln (L S.), " 39 weeks 

Mary Pearson (L S.), " 10^ " 

books for desk 
Betsey Hooper (P. S.), teaching 1 year 

books for desk 
Wm. Davenport, for housing 2 tons coal 
C. Emery & Co., for 8 tons coal 
P. Crovan, housing 6 tons coal 
Mrs. Holland, for washing school house 
A. Phelps & Co., charcoal 

SI 471 59 

Total, Teaching 1,383 74 

" Books 4 35 

" Fuel 59 00 

" Making fires, sAveeping & cleaning 24 50 



675 00 


1 00 


17 50 


183 


250 00 


187 50 


50 49 


120 


220 75 


32 


50 


48 00 


150 


7 00 


9 00 



Sl,471 59 



KEPAIRS AND FURNITURE. 

Paid Lewis G. Hersey, for 3 brooms, 75 ; 2 pails, 50 
S. G. Lincoln, for drawing cards, 25; crash &c., 1 10 
L. Adams, prepared chalk, 50 ; glass & setting, 1 67 
E. & F. King & Co., 50 feet glass, 3 90 ; 125 lbs. 
lead, 8 44 
5 gall, oil, 3 75 ; spirits turpentine and L. black, 
33 ; can and jug, 95 
Charles H. Pierce, for 4^ days work 
Isaac Spear, 3'| days work painting 

setting 4 lights glass, 40 ; putty, 10 
Edward Jones, 1 lock, 3 keys and repairing locks 
li doz. rubbers, 1 50 ; 3 black boards and paint- 
^ing, 2 38 
13 days work, 22 75 ; 284 ft. boards & plank, 8 52 
48 ft. joist, 53 ; 8 lbs. hook hinges, 80 ; blind 

hinges, &c., 75 
3 funnel stops, 38 ; 8 sets curtain fixtures, 1 33 
18 yards of cloth, 2 25 ; making do., 50 
laths, 38 ; 10 lbs. nails, 54 ; screws, 18 



125 


135 


2 17 


12 34 


5 03 


7 75 


6 57 


50 


2 38 


3 88 


31 27 


2 08 


1 71 


2 75 


1 10 



Puid Edward Jones, for mortar, plaster paris, &c., 

2 75 ; 24 yards curtain cord, 48 3 23 
sawing lattice work, 75; paid Mr. Hayes, 2 00 ; 

carting- stock, 50 3 25 

S. Jenkins, for making 1 sink 2 00 

George Haynes, for lining do. 1 25 

W. G. Shattuck, for 6 chairs for P. S. 3 48 

L. Adams, for 2 brooms, 50 ; 1 coal sifter, 50 1 00 
Edw. Jones, for 5 days work, 8 75 ; staining and 

varnishing, 63 9 38 

184 ft. lumber, 5 45 ; butts, bolts & screws, 68 6 13 
7 lbs. nails, 35 ; paint, 20 ; glazing 10 lights 

glass, SO 1 35 

Albert D. Swan, for carting stoves 1 00 

Edw. Y. ]\Iunroe, for 25 seat irons 2 CO 

J. P. & C. P. Tohnan, putting up stove & funnel 3 00 



$.119 20 



Ada3IS School. — Adarns Street, Lnv:er Road. — O^ie Male 
and two Female Teachfi^. 

Paid Samuel D. Hayden, for teaching 1 year 675 00 

do. for do. to January 16, 1850 30 00 

Sarah M. Hayden (A. G. S.), for do. I'year 250 GO 

Eliza F. Withington (P. S.), for do. 35 weeks 147 19 
E. H. Fletcher (P. S.), for do. 17 weeks 73 55 

S. D. Hayden, for making fires and sweeping 1 year 15 CO 
Lewis F. Pierce, for books 2 29 

Preston & Curtis, for 11 tons 450 lbs. coal 67 35 

A. Phelps & Co., for charcoal 9 CO 



£1,269 38 

Total, Teaching . 1,175 74 

" Books 2 29 

" Fuel 76 35 

" Making fires and sweeping 15 00 



£1,269 38 

REPAIRS AND FURNITURE. 

Paid Lewis F. Pierce, for 3 days labor digging and 

laying drain 4 50 

300 bricks, 2 10 ; mortar, 75 ; carting, 50 3 35 

boards, 1 25 ; repairing settees, 75 ; mending 

glass, 75 ; repairing desk in P. S., 75 3 -''0 

~$if85 



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Gibson School. — School Street, near Four Corners. — One 
Male and one Female Teacher. 

Paid Quincy Bicknell, Jr., for teaching 1 9-13th. 

quarter ^ 267 11 

book for desk 45 

do. indigent scholars 78 

making fires and sweeping 5 00 

Lucy P. Tolman, for teaching 1 year 220 75 

book for desk 37 

do. indigent scholars 57 

Daniel B. Wheeler, for teaching 28 weeks 376 92 

books for indigent scholars 1 77 

Samuel Hail, housing coal, 63 ; cleaning, 1 00 1 63 

4 bushels charcoal 1 33 

A. Phelps & Co., for charcoal 9 00 

Sarell Gleason, Jr., for making fires 6 months 10 00 

Preston & Curtis, for 6 tons coal 36 00 

Charles Emery & Co., 2^ do. 15 00 

$946 68 



Total, Teaching 
" Books 
" Fuel 



Making fires and cleaning 



864 78 

3 94 

61 96 

16 00 

$946 68 



KEPAIRS AND FURNITURE. 



for 4 galls, oil, 3 00 ; 
15 lights glass, 90 ; 



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Paid E. & F. King & Co., 
100 lbs. lead, 6 75 
10 lbs. c. green, 4 00 ; 

gall, oil, 72 
spts. turpentine, litharge and L. black 
Thomas W. Capen, setting 3 lights glass, 60 ; 

painting black board, 2 50 
W. G. Shattuck, for 24 chair seats 
Joshua Johnson, for 3.|- days work 

shingles, 1 68 ; 13 lbs. nails, 65 ; making sink, 75 
lumber, 2 33 ; repairing seats, 1 12 ; 8 iron 
braces, 50 
J. Delano, iron for grate and mending do. 
Roswell Gleason, for shovel, 75 ; 35 lbs. funnel, 4 37 

labor, 2 50 ; plate tin, 8 ; 2 pails, 50 
J. P. & C. P. Tolman, for wash bowl 

84 lbs. funnel, 16 SO ; collar and stopper for 
stove, 20 



9 75 

5 62 
42 

3 10 

2 40 
5 83 

3 08 

3 95 

42 

5 12 

3 08 

33 

17 00 



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Paid J. P. & C. P. Tolman, for cleaning and putting 

stove and funnel 1 50 

33i ft. tin fenders, 3 35 ; putting up, 25 3 60 



$65 20 



WixTHKOP School. — River Street, near the Lower Mills. — 
One Male and three Female Teachers. 

Paid Isaac Swan, for teaching 1 year 675 00 

books for desk 3 50 

books for indigent scholars 2 05 

making fires and cleaning 9 00 

Mar\' J. Greenwood (A. G. S.), for teaching 1 yr. 250 00 

Joanna T. Tucker (P. S.), for do. 39 weeks 136 50 

Elizabeth J. Stetson (P. S.), for do. 1 year 220 75 

Elizabeth Ruggles (A. P. S.), for do. 19 weeks 57 00 

Edward Wayland, for making fires and cleaning 4 50 

Charles Gay, for charcoal 1 33 

A. Phelps & Co., for do. 9 00 

Preston & Curtis, for 9 tons coal, 54 00 ; 1 cord 

wood, 7 50 61 50 

Edward Wayland, for housing 6 tons coal 1 50 



Total, Teaching 
" Books 
" Fuel 



Making fires and cleanina: 



.1,339 25 

5 55 

73 33 

13 50 



$1,431 63 



$1,431 63 

REPAIRS AjVTD FtTRNITURE. 

Paid S. Jenkins, for sundry repairs and boxing up 
trees 
J. Jenkins, for sundry repairs 
W. G. Shattuck, for 18 chair seats 
Isaac Swan, for crayons 
E. B. Bennett, for oak plank 
Edward Wayland, for emptying vault 
D. Prouty & Co., for sundr}^ repairs, 14 92 
credit by stove and funnel, 13 08 
S. Jenkins, for 2| days work 
George Haynes, for setting up stove, 2 50 ; tin 
plates, 48 
repairing and cleaning stove funnel 
3 dippers, 32 ; hook, 6 ; knee, 50 



7 66 
6 86 
180 

1 00 

75 

3 50 

184 

4 00 

2 98 
1 13 

88 



Paid D. Brewer & Son, for mat, 88 ; 2 floor brushes, 1 84 
2^ doz. cloak hooks, 62 ; nails, screws, &c. 52 
Samuel Tileston, for 9 lights glass and setting 
painting black-boards, 62 ; painting and stain- 
ing sink, 1 00 
J. Bispham, for 22 yds. sheeting, 257; cotton, 6 
H. R. Ruggles, for repairing desks 
B. F. Hebard, for bringing out chairs 
J. Jenkins, for fixing seats, &c. 2 09 
nails and labor, 2 76 
G. Shattuck, for 2 arm chairs 



E. 

E. 



W. 



lumber, 



i4 2 72 


1 14 


159 


162 


6 2 63 


125 


1 00 


485 


2 50 



S51 70 



Elliot School — (Intermediate). — Adams St., near Lower 
Mills. — Tv>o Female Teachers. 



Paid Mary L. French, for teaching 39 weeks 
Almira French, for do. 13 weeks 
Joanna T. Tucker, for do. 10 weeks 
Isaac Swan, for making fires 
Edward Wayland, for do. and cleaning 

for housing 2 tons coal 
J. P. Spooner, for making fires 1 month 
Preston & Curtis, for 4 tons coal 

' A. Phelps & Co., for charcoal 



187 50 

62 50 

32 00 

4 00 

4 25 

50 

50 

24 00 

4 50 

$319 75 



Total, Teaching 
" Fuel 



Making fires and cleaning 



282 00 
29 00 

8 75 

$319 75 



REPAmS AND FXTRNITT7RE. 

Paid J. P. Spooner, for 2 doz. inkstands 90 

taking down stove and removing 65 
E. J. Baker, for rent of land, 25 70 ; 7 cedar 

posts, 2 10 27 80 

James Jenkins, for cutting and making scuttle 1 33 

lumber, nails and labor 2 76 
W. G. Shattuck, for 36 chairs, 23 40 ; one arm 

chair, 1 25 24 65 

E. Ford, for whitewashing fence 3 00 
D. Brewer & Son, for 1 mat, 1 75 ; sundr}"- hard 

ware, 4 96 6 71 



11 

Paid Asa Robinson, for making and painting 3 black- 
boards 
putting up seats, &c. 
S. Jenkins, for 2| days work 
George Haynes, for 40 lbs. funnel, 4 40 ; chain, 48 
putting up stove, 75 ; 4 hooks, 3 lbs. zinc and 
cylinder, 67 
Edward Wayland, for 4 days labor digging drain 
stone and work about school-house 
empt^'ing vault 



5 40 


150 


4 12 


1 488 


142 


4 00 


2 75 


3 50 



$95 37 



Norfolk School. — Norfolk Street, vear the Upper Mills. 
0}ie Male and tivo Female Teachers. 

Paid Simon Barrows, for teaching 1 year 675 00 

making fires and cleaning for do. 15 00 

13 baskets charcoal 4 37 

book for desk 70 

books for indigent children 12 81 

housing coal 2 00 

Mar\' A. Hammond (A. G. S.), teaching 22 weeks 105 76 

Susan Thompson (P. S.), teaching 44 J " 188 26 

books for indigent scholars 2 84 

Martha F. Baker, for teaching 7 weeks 31 10 

book to indigent scholar 15 

Preston & Curtis, for 7 tons and 1850 lbs. coal 47 55 

A. Phelps & Co., for charcoal 9 00 



$1,094 54 

Total, Teachmg 1,000 12 

" Books 16 50 

" Fuel 62 92 

" Making fires and cleaning 15 00 



$1,094 54 



REPAIRS AND FTTRNITTTRE. 

Paid S. Barrows, for fastening down desks 65 

towels, soap, dish and drainer 54 
repairing black-board, &c. 50 ; putting up stove, 25 75 

2 brushes, 117,-2 brooms, 50 ; fastening desks, 24 1 91 

repairing bell handle, 30 ; oil for desks, 31 61 

rubbers and crayons for black-boards 2 50 



12 

Paid Susan Thompson, for lock for desk 37 

rope mat, 1 75 ; brush, 30 ; repairing plastering, 25 2 30 

Geo. Haynes, for llj lbs. zinc, 1 15 ; lining sink, 1 11 2 26 
covering vase to ventilator 
34 lbs. funnel, 6 12 ; putting up do., 1 00 

W. G. Shattuck, for 6 chair seats 

E. H. R. Ruggles, for grooving and varnishing 

Wm. Clark, for setting 19 lights glass, &:c. 

$31 78 



1 00 


7 12 


60 


6 62 


4 55 



Butler School. — River Street, West End of the Town. — 
One Male Teacher Five months — Female Teacher the re- 
mainder of the year. 

Paid Ebenezer Tolman, for teaching h\ months 275 00 

books for desk 46 

Ann Tolman, for teaching 24 w^eeks 96 00 

Frances Fales (omitted last bill), 1 week 4 00 

Thomas Mcintosh, cleaning school-room 50 

housing coal in 1847-48 1 26 

Wm. Sumner, for making fires and sweeping 7 50 

Preston & Curtis, for 2 tons coal 12 00 

A. Phelps & Co., for charcoal 4 50 



1401 22 

Total, Teaching 375 00 

" Books 46 

" Fuel ^ 17 76 

" Making fires and cleaning 8 00 



840 1 22 



REPAIRS AND FURNITURE. 

Paid Ebenezer Tolman, for 2 brooms, 50 ; 1 sho- 
vel, 87 
1 coal-hod, 62 ; 1 sifter, 20 
J. & E. M. Mcintosh, for putting up set of black- 
boards 
making benches and moving library 
Thomas Mcintosh, for 2 brooms 
setting 3 lights glass, 60 ; 1 cup, 5 
platform to front door step 
J. P. & C. P. Tolman, for 38 lbs. castings 
18 lbs. zinc, 2 25; 1 grate, 42; 1 sheet-iron 

pan, 50 3 17 



137 


82 


15 00 


3 50 


50 


65 


2 50 


2 47 



13 

Paid J. P. &. C. P. Tolman, for water-pot, 58 ; cup, 

10 ; cleaning and putting up stove, 1 25 1 93 

$31 91 



^EPONSET School. — Neponset Village. — Two Female 

Teachers. 

Paid Annie B. Ware (Intermediate School), for 

teachincr 6 weeks 31 00 

Abby French, do. 10 months 250 00 

Maiy C. Seaverns, for teaching (P. S.) 1 year 220 75 

washing school-house 1 50 

R. H. Eldridge, for making fires and cleaning 12 00 

for housing coal 1 50 

A. Dunakin, for charcoal 5 62 

A. Phelps & Co., for charcoal 9 00 

Preston & Curtis, 9 tons coal 54 00 

J cord pine wood 1 25 



Total, Teaching 501 75 

» Fuel 71 37 

" Making fires and cleaning 13 50 



i586 62 



$586 62 



REPAIRS AND FURNITURE. 

Paid J. Howland, for oil and spirits turpentine 50 

3 pts. varnish, 84 ; bucket, 25 ; broom, &c. 2 78 3 87 

Wm. Adams, for putting iron fasts on 50 chairs 3 00 

1 cross screws, 28 ; lock and repairing lock, 1 19 1 47 

O. P. Bacon, for a bill of glazing 1 00 

Wm. A. Gilbert, broom, 25 ; 2 brushes, 1 50 1 75 

Thomas Pearson, carting chairs, &c. 1 56 
D. Prouty & Co., for furnace and fixtures 128 00 
Wm. T. Childs, 200 irons for seats, 4 00 ; clasps 

and staples, 25 4 25 
repairing pump-rod, bolt and box, and 5 bars 

for trough 2 50 
W. G. Shattuck, for 6 chairs, 3 48 ; 1 ann chair, 

• 125 4 73 

D. Brewer & Son, for 10 sets curtain fixtures 6 25 

D. Proutv' & Co., for cleaning out furnace and pipe 2 00 

Wm. P. Peakes, for 19 lights glass and setting 3 18 

2 



14 

Paid Bacon & Baird, bill sundries 2 22 

J. C. Robinson, for iron work 40 

lock for cellar door 25 



$166 93 



Maverick School. — Commercial Point. — Ttvo Female 

Teachers. 

Paid Mary E. Tolman, for teaching (P. S.) 1 year 220 75 
books for desk 34 
cleaning school-room 50 
A. S. Wright, for teaching (I. S.) 27 weeks 155 76 
books for desk 1 92 
C. Emery & Co., for 6 tons coal, 36 00 ; hous- 
ing do., 1 50 37 50 
Andrew J. Preston, for making fires and sweeping 7 50 
A. Phelps & Co., for charcoal 4 50 



Total, Teaching 376 51 

" Books 2 26 

" Fuel 42 00 

" Making fires and cleaning 8 00 



$428 77 



$428 77 



REPAIRS AND FURNITURE. 

Paid Jon. Wheeler, for setting five lights glass 83 

for repairing blinds and hanging do. 75 

Edward Jones, for 28 desks and seats complete 98 00 

carting settees to and from school-house 2 00 

S. Hildreth, for carting furniture from B. 1 50 

J. Rogers, for 3 days work about school-house 3 75 

I. S. Smith, 4 doz. well inks, 2 50 ; 1 gall, ink, 1 00 3 50 

crayons, chalk and nails, 49 ; 2 brushes, 60 1 09 

fares to and from Boston, 20 ; bringing out, 25 45 

W. G. Shattuck, for 56 chairs 37 52 

28 desk supporters, 15 40 ; setting up chairs 

and desks, 6 00 21 40 
2 arm chairs, 2 25 ; 8 common do, 4 64 ; cast- 
ing, 2 62 • 9 51 
E. H. R. Ruggles, for 28 desks, 7350 ; 2 teach- 
er's desks, 16 50 90 00 
C. Emery & Co., for 200 feet boards and plank 2 00 



15 

Paid Edward Jones, for removing stove, 50 ; making 

coal bin, 25 75 

Isaac Field, Jr., for 2 mats, 3 00 ; carting desk, 25 3 25 

pail, 25 ; 2 brooms, 60 85 

J. P. & C. P. Tolman, for repairing stove 75 

S. Hildreth, for carting chairs from Boston 1 50 

$279 40 



Washington School. — Little Neck. — One Male and tioo 

Feviale Teachers. 

Paid John Kneeland, for teaching 1 year 675 00 

books for desk 65 

do. indigent scholars 12 82 

for making fires and cleaning 14 88 

housing coal 4 25 

Ellen C. Fowle (A. G. S.), for teaching 13 weeks 62 50 

Susan W. Tolman, do. 39 weeks 177 00 

books for indigent scholars 1 15 

A. M. Sheldon (P. S.), for teaching 39 weeks 164 50 

Rebecca F. Hovey, do. 13 weeks 56 25 

Preston & Curtis, for 7 tons and 470 lbs. coal 43 41 

C. Emery ife Co., 8 tons coal 48 00 

E. Clapp, Jr., for 2 baskets charcoal 75 

A. Phelps & Co., charcoal 25 16 

i 1,286 32 

Total, Teaching • 1,135 25 

" Books 14 62 

" Fuel 121 57 

" Making fires and cleaning 14 88 



$1,286 32 

REPAIRS AND FURNITURE. 

Paid J. P. Spooner & J. H. Robinson, order for 

furniture 379 42 

J. Jenkins, for 1 qr. rent for room for P. school 15 00 

for setting glass 1 33 

S. W. Tolman, for stationery 37 
John Kneeland, for 2 dozen hooks, 40 ; 1 iron bar, 1 00 1 40 

coal sieve, 38 ; crayons, 87 ; 1 bucket, 25 1 50 
"W. G. Shattuck, for 100 iron fixtures & 2 screws 1 87 

J. Clapp, for 24 desks and seats 60 00 

D. E. Wadleigh, for 1 gross coat hooks 3 00 



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Paid D. E. Wadleigh, for 2 gross screws, 67 ; latches 
and catches, &c., 96 
lumber, 44 ; 4 lbs. nails, 22 ; glazing, 2 85 
4 days work, 6 00 ; 4 lights glass & setting, 2 00 
John Kneeland, for brooms, 1 13 ; crayons, 1 00 
J. P. & C. P. Tolman, for 2 wash bowls, 1 00 ; 2 
cups, 20 



1 63 


3 51 


8 00 


2 13 


120 



$480 36 



BowDoiN School. — Coluvibia Street, near Mt. Bowdoin, — 
One Female Teacher. 

Paid Eleanor Jones, for teaching 39^ weeks 166 66 

books to indigent scholars 1 00 

- Susan W. Tolman, for teaching 13 weeks 56 25 

Samuel Hall, for 4 baskets charcoal and wood 4 33 

W. L. Gowen, for making fires 5 00 

R. Gleason, book for desk, 50 ; cleaning, 1 50 2 00 

John Watson, for cleaning 1 50 

C. Emery & Co., for 2 tons coal 12 00 

A. Phelps & Co., for charcoal 4 50 



Total, Teaching 
" Books 
" Fuel 



$253 24 



Making fires and cleaning 



222 91 
1 50 

20 83 
8 00 



$253 24 

REPAIRS AND FURNITURE. 

Paid Roswell Gleason, for stove stoppers and iron basin 50 

broom, 28 ; repairing pipe, 75 ; funnel, 81 1 84 

J. P. & C. P. Tolman, for 38 lbs. castings 2 47 

moving stoves, cleaning and putting up funnel 2 00 

repairing stove 75 



GENERAL SCHOOL EXPENSES. 

Paid Orin P. Bacon, for examining schools 36 days 
services examining, approving and taking ac- 
count of bills, purchasing fuel for schools, 
maps, globes, &c., 26 days 
freight of 5 sets maps from Philadelphia 
advertising " teacher wanted " 



$7 56 



36 00 

26 00 

2 25 
1 25 



17 



Paid Increase S. Smith, for examining schools 20 days 20 00 

labor with building committee 1 day 1 00 

printed questions lor examination 8 00 

paid for transporting proof sheets 62 

for expenses to New York for teacher 10 17 

Richard Pike, for examining schools 24 days 24 00 
Cale Pelton, for 7 sets outline maps 175 00 

less town expenses obtaining them 38 45 136 55 

L. N. Ide, for 1 set Bliss's outline maps 9 00 

Charles Howe, for distributing school reports 10 00 

Ebenezer Clapp, Jr., for envelopes, paper and wax 83 

David Clapp, printing for sch. committee, 1848-49 38 77 

John Kneeland, for school reports 1 50 
Sam'l Hall, for expenses to Bradford, &c. for teacher 4 75 
Peter Blake, for 78 dinners and horse keeping 

to school committee 78 00 

Edmund Pope, of Squantum, his school money 21 56 
Robinson & Wadleigh's order on account of work 

at Washington school-house, fenting yard, &c. 37 15 









$467 40 




RECAPITULATION. 




Teaching, 


Fuel, Sj-c. 


Repairs and Furniture. 


Everett, 


1,305 97 


Everett, 


339 74 


Mather, 


1,471 59 


Mather, 


119 20 


Adams, 


1,269 38 


Adams, 


11 35 


Gibson, 


946 68 


Gibson, 


65 20 


Winthrop, 


1,431 63 


Winthrop, 


51 70 


Elliot, 


319 75 


Elliot, 


95 37 


Norfolk, 


1,094 54 


Norfolk, 


31 78 


Butler, 


401 22 


Butler, 


31 91 


Neponset, 


586 62 


Neponset, 


166 93 


Maverick, 


428 77 


Maverick, 


279 40 


Washington, 


1,286 32 


Washington, 


480 36 


Bowdoin, 


253 24 


Bowdoin, 


7 56 



SI 0,795 71 $1,680 50 

Total, Teaching 9,874 80 

" Books 54 91 

" • Fuel 702 72 
" Making fires, sweep'g & cleaning 163 28 

" Repairs and furniture 1 ,6S0 50 

General School Expenses 467 40 

Total Expenses of Schools $12,943 61 

2* 



18 

' Cr. 

Amount of Income of State School Fund 265 44 

Town " " 682 77 

of Sale of School-House, Com. P. 105 00 
of Rent of room at Elliot S. H. 34 00 
of Appropriation, 11,500 00 

expended over Appropriation 356 40 

Total $12,943 61 

Note. — The amount of Appropriation of 1848, 
as unexpended Feb 1, 1849, was 536 25 

. Deduct from that sum the amount expended over 
the Appropriations of 1849 356 40 

Will leave the balance in favor of the School Com- 

mittee, Feb. 1, 1850 S179 85 



POOR IN THE ALMS HOUSE. 

Paid John Keen, for services as keeper 1 year 325 00 

Mary Spear, for 12 Aveeks services 15 00 

Wm. Tolman, attending funeral of C. Goward 3 00 

Atkins, Weld & Co., for 165 lbs. tea, 4510 

500 lbs. fish, 13 75 



58 85 
77 83 



627 lbs. sugar, 40 21 ; 160 J lbs. butter, 28 39 
211 lbs. rice, 9 23 

38 lbs. tobacco, 6 29; 58 lbs. cheese, 3 93 
3i bushels beans, 6 13 16 35 

39 galls, molasses, 10 92; 1 barrel for do. 88 11 80 
Charles S. Drury, for 178^ lbs. veal, 12 76; 447 

lbs. mutton, 19 35 32 11 

John N. Reed, for 50 hard and 17 face bricks 62 

Eleazer J. Bispham, for yarn, 10 99; 90| yds. 

calico, 1134 22 33 

159^^ yards cotton, 13 42 ; 24| yards crash, 

2 43; tapes, 1 12 16 97 
44i yds. denim, 5 81 ; 10 yds. strainer cloth, 

3 34 ; combs, 1 57 10 72 
16 J yds. cambric, 4 78 ; 48 y. lindsey, 12 00; 

thin^bles, 12 16 90 

18 yds. sattinet, 11 25 ; 23^ y. flannel, 4 50 ; 

6 handkerchiefs, 1 50 17 25 

12 yds. burlaps, 2 00 ; 1 yd. cassimere, 1 00 ; 

hooks and eyes, 28 3 28 



8 75 


1 75 


1 75 


8 00 


19 50 


18 00 


5 26 



19 

Paid Eleazev J. Bispham, for 2 pair stockings, 75; 

2 pairs suspenders, 25 ; needles and pins, 97 1 97 

4 pr. shoes, '3 75; 1 pr. bootees, 1 25 ; linen 

and cotton thread, 2 89 7 89 

Daniel Davenport, for attending funerals of four 

persons from Alms House 7 25 

James Glover, Jr., for 122 bushels corn, 153 84 ; 

22 do. rye meal, 16 56 170 40 

2 bushels oats (for seed) 2 00 
E. & J. H. Sumner, for 1137 lbs. beef, 95 65 ; 

1 barrel, 110 96 75 

Wm. Swan, for 155 qts. milk, 7 75 ; horse and 

wagon to Boston, 1 00 
Asa Davenport, for making coffin for Mr. Fisher 

helping make 2 coffins, 1 25 ; auger, 50 
Cyrus Balkam, for 1 second-hand harness 

ox-cart body, 15 00 ; cart-pole, 3 50 ; painting 
wheels, 1 00 
J. A. Pool, for 20 bushels potatoes 
Wm. Parker, for 77 lbs. beef, veal and mutton 
Jacob N. Wate, for 203 lbs. butter, 33 66 ; ^ bush. 

cranberries, 1 00 34 66 

Peter Blake, for taking Mrs. Mahoney and two 

children to A. H. 2 00 

716 lbs. fish, 22 84 ; 52 mackerel, 3 18 ; 26 doz. 

eggs, 4 98 31 00 

fish delivered at the Alms House as per pass book 1 1 22 
Reed & Curtis, for 4 swine 29 62 

Preston & Curtis, for 12 tons and 1660 lbs. coal, 

70 55 ; 2 casks lime, 1 80 72 35 

A. & J. H. Upham, for 19 bbls. flour, 135 00 ; 37 

lbs. fish, 1 48 136 48 

9.; lbs. snuff; 2 11 ; 31 lbs. potash, 2 48 ; 8 lbs. 

'lard, 72 5 31 

6 lbs. raisins, 51 ; 1 lb. salts, 10 61 

8 lbs. tobacco 1 44 

10 lbs. rice, 50 ; 1 lb. arrow root, 50 ; mustard, 40 ; 

A lb. nutmeo:s, 38 1 78 

3 lbs. apples, 18 ; 2 lbs. ginger, 24 ; 6 lbs. s. soda, 30 72 
1 gal. vinegar, 17 ; 1 bush, salt, 65 ; ^ lb. pepper, 10 92 
brush, &:c., 36 ; ^ lb. starch, 5 ; spade, 1 00 ; seeds, 

70 ; sand, 17 ^ 2 28 
Edmund Pope, for 2 years' toll for -carting hay off" 

the causeway 6 00 

Estes Kimball, for 1 horse collar 3 00 



2 27 
2 25 

20 50 


55 63 


88 
27 04 

1 35 

2 57 
1 52 


7 00 


15 33 


3 10 



go 

Paid Otis Shepard & Co., for manure of 4 horses 1 year 32 00 
bread, &c. 1 97 ; 1^ lbs. hops, 31) 
J. Bennett & Co., for 3 bushels potatoes 
Munroe Emery, for work at the Alms House 
G. A. Houghton, for 4 1-8 cords manure, 20 63 ; 1 

cow, 35 00 
Albert D. Swan, for carting for Mrs. White, 38; 

cash paid freight, 50 
Edward V. Munroe, for sundry iron work (repairs) 

E. Kingsbury, for 4 baskets 
Sprague & Co., for 1 grindstone, 147 lbs. 
M. J. Williams, for millinery work 

F. W. Howe, for taking care of F. Macarney 6 days 

and nights 
E. & F. King & Co., for 10 gal. oil, 6 88; 125 lbs. 
lead, 8 45 
10 lbs. whiting, 20 ; 50 feet glass, 2 50 ; 10 lbs. 

f. yellow, 40 
1 gal. spts. turpentine, 52 ; japan, 25 ; 1 nurse 

bottle, 25 ; can, 75 1 77 

R. Thaxter, for medicine and attendance at the P. H. 44 00 
Benjamin Cashing, do. 8 75 

James Connerton, for 18 days' work at the A. House 22 50 
R. N. Mason & Co., for 2 bushels grass seeds 3 62 

Oliver Hall, for cash to the poor in the house, 

sundry times 3 45 

sand paper, 25 ; 12 pairs hinges, 56 ; 1 quart 

varnish, 56 1 37 

brads, 30; -5 lights glass, 35 ; 1 lb. glue, 20 85 

wagon to Boston & Roxbury, 62 ; spts. turpentine, 

14; 2 gross screws, 75 1 51 

33 pounds turkeys 4 62 

John Freeman, for 121 days' work at the A. House 151 25 

Michael Ferley, for 16 do. do. 20 00 

Nancy Spear, for 16 weeks do. do. 24 00 

Oliver Davenport, for braces to wagon 2 10 

bolt, drilling, &c., 49 ; altering rocker irons, &c., 62 1 11 

getting off tires, 50 ; cutting bolts, clasps and nuts, 

37; 4 washers, 50 137 

1 rocker plate 10-^ lbs., 1 34; welding and setting 

tires on wheels, 2 00 3 34 

150 lbs. new tires, 10 50 ; mending pump handle, 

6rc., 83 11 33 

welding and setting do., 2 50; 6 rivets, 30 ; bolt, 
&c. to shaft, 25 3 05 

, credit by old tires 2 59 46 



21 

Paid W. H. Homes, for 745 lbs. beef, 43 17 ; ham, 60 43 77 

potatoes, 1 oO ; onions, 33 ; asparagus, 16 ; rhu- 
barb, 2S; ice, 16 2 43 
Elijah P. Balkam, for repairs, 3 49 ; setting tires 

on halyards, o 00 8 49 

strapping halyards, 2 00 ; carting iron from 

Boston, 2 00 4 00 

sharpening 41 drill pts., 2 41 ; ironing ox-cart, 7 21 9 62 

eye and repairing bolt to halyards, 85; 71 fore- 
locks, 54 " 1 39 
John Preston, for 100 lbs. chocolate 16 00 
John Tolman, for 5900 lbs. hay, 41 30 ; fees, 86 ; 

1 bush, barley, 75 42 91 

Thomas Frazer, for sawing plank, 4 50 ; do. blind 

slats, 50 
William Homes, for 1 cord wood 

oxen 2 days ploughing, 4 00 ; use of plough 2 
days, 50 
William Trask, for use of boat S days 
Hiland & Hall, for 1 barrel of apples 
Neponset Bridgfe Corporation, for tolls 
A. & W. Pope^'cSc Co., for 1052 feet boards, 24 93 ; 

100 laths, 17 
King & Dexter, for 25 lbs. lead 

1 gallon varnish 

1 quart japan, 28 ; 3 lbs. C. green, 1 00 

^ gallon spirits turpentine 

50 feet glass, 3 90 ; L. black, 14 

white wash brush 

8 Ins. P. green, 2 60 ; 2 gallons oil, 1 45 
John C. Hewins, for 64 new shoes 

39 do. reset 
Charles A. Upham, for repairing ox-sled 

repairing wagon, 1 75 ; ox-drag, 3 00 

eye bolt, 37 ; repairing w. wheels, ^cc, 2 67 

weighing hay at sundry times 
D. Prouty & Co., for set linings and grate for stove 
William Clapp, for tan 3 feet 
James T. Dalrymple, for weighing 2 loads oats 
Hezekiah Parks, for 45: days' work haying 
Sarah A. Blaney, for dry goods 
Joel Lucas, Jr., for 23 pairs shoes 

mending shoes 
Holden, BuUard &- Co., for 294 lbs. beef 

35 lbs. ham, 4 4J ; 100 lbs. pork, 9 00 



5 00 


5 0O 


4 50 


2 00 


2 75 


64 


25 10 


175 


1 75 


1 28 


22 


4 04 


2 25 


4 05 


11 59 


3 67 


2 50 


4 75 


3 04 


1 68 


1 75 


56 


55 


6.?8 


1 67 


15 65 


62 


20 58 


13 43 



22 

Paid Thomas Payson, for use of plough 1 day and 

breaking point 75 

James Wallace, for 1 pair boots and 3 pairs shoes 3 35 

Lewis G. Hearsey, for 9 gallons oil 10 46 

20 lbs. coffee, 1 76 ; 39 lbs. butter, 8 20 9 96 

4 lbs. ginger, 51 ; 3 lbs. tobacco, 66 1 17 
10 doz. eggs, 2 14; lOi galls, vinegar, 1 89 4 03 

26 lbs. rice, 1 30 ; crackers, 4 00 ; 1 lb. starch, 12 5 42 

7 brooms, 1 90 ; 28 lbs. saleratus, 2 48 , 4 38 

8 lbs. crushed sugar, 80; ^ lb. nutmegs, 32 1 12 

5 lbs. oatmeal, 34; salt, 50; matches, 32 1 16 
3 lbs. pepper, 61 ; lemons, 12 ; crockery, 2 63 3 36 
^ lb. cayenne, 12 ; 8 lbs. apples, 50 ; 62 

1 lb. arrow root, 30 ; 7 doz. C. pins, 28 58 

2 lines, 96 ; ^ lb. cream tartar, 07 1 03 
18 lbs. S. soda, 90; O. oil, 1 00 1 90 
16 galls, molasses, 4 56 ; handle, 12 4 68 

27 lbs. cheese, 2 72 ; ^ lb. green tea, 30 3 02 
J lb. cassia, 8 ; wicking, 10 ; 8 lb. raisins, 95 1 13 

2 lbs. shells, 28 ; medicines, 6 47 6 75 
Andrew Glover, for 102 lbs. nails 6 96 

55 lbs. cheese, 5 41 ; 5 bushels salt, 2 50 7 91 

30 lbs. apples, 1 87 ; 2 lbs. crushed sugar, 20 2 07 

tacks, 5; rifles, 12; 1 slate, 10; 1 handle, 20 47 

1 broom, 25; lemons, 12; h lb. nutmegs, 74 111 

8 lbs. coffee, 83 ; 2 dozens "eggs, 32; 1 pail, 25 1 40 

O. oil, 25 ; crackers, 50 ; i dozen files, 50 1 25 
seeds, 42 ; line, 50; 2 hoes, 1 00 ; 8 lbs. raisins, 81 2 73 

3 lbs. soda, 18 ; medicines, &c., 16 18 16 36 
fork, 33 ; 12 lbs. fish, 47 ; 1 whip lash, 16 96 



2,178 96 
Amount unexpended 364 24 



$2,543 20 



Cr. 

Amount received from sundry persons for sale of hay 1 1 7 89 
skewers 

use of oxen and cart 

sale of ox-cart, 30 00 ; pasturing cow, 1 1 25 
sale of oxen, 96 00 ; cow", 35 00 ; potatoes, 6 75 

State paupers' account 
Amount of Appropriation 



17 25 


80 00 


41 25 


75 137 75 


394 14 


149 06 


2,000 00 


$2,543 20 






POOR OUT OF THE ALMS HOUSE. 

Paid Lucy Clapp, for board and nursing J. F. Pray 

4 weeks ' 8 00 
Wm. To] man, for attending funeral of O. Blackman 3 00 

Eleazer J. Bispham, paid Susan Mcintosh 13 00 

Wm. Davenport, funeral charges of E. A. Riley 3 00 
Tox^Ti of Randolph, for widow of Luther Bird ) 

and children — store goods, 3 00 ; wood and > 2S 10 
coal, 14 00; house rent, 11 10 ) 

Wm. A. Gilbert, for order in favor of John Rogers 3 00 
Charles Emery & Co., for i ton coal delivered to 

Mrs. Harrison 3 00 

Preston & Curtis, 1 cord wood to Mrs. Larkin 7 75 

I do. to Mrs. Loring 6 00 

^ ton coal to Mrs. Finegan 3 00 

1 ton do. to George Hall 6 00 

1 100 lbs. do. to John Rogers 3 30 

R. M. Todd, for U tons coal to Mrs. Kelley 9 00 

C. J. Pratt, for coffin for Mary Hickey 5 00 

F. Kiernan, for taking care of B. Larkin and child 5 00 

George W. Tuckerman, for removing nuisances 

from North street and vicinity 3 00 

for 1 week's attendance of D. Quinn 3 00 

horse to Sandwich to remove do. 5 30 
Wm. B. Leonard, attending sick and laying out 

M. Hickey and child 4 50 
Geo. Carpenter, for attending M. Spalding 4 

daj's, 3 00 ; medicine, 50 3 50 
Daniel Davenport, for funeral services on P. 

Hickey's child 2 00 

for do. on Mrs. Mary Hickey 3 25 

for do. on child of J. Marden 1 50 

Selectmen's order in favor of Betsey Jones 20 00 

Benjamin Cushing, for medicine and attendance 16 75 

A. &: J. H. Upham, delivered to Patrick Norton 2 00 

Robert F. Tolman, for 2 orders to Gately (S2 each) 4 00 

Wm. Homes, ^ cord wood delivered to Jas. Randall 3 75 

^ cord do. to Mrs. Brj^ant 3 75 

J. N. E. Mann, for board of Jesse Tolman at 

Dedham 8 weeks 5 days 8 71 

board of Gao. Pond, 13 weeks 2 days 13 28 

Isaac Field, Jr., for goods delivered Mrs. Davenport 5 00 

Robert F. Tolman, do. to Mrs. Nicholas Ford 5 67 

do. Mrs. Mary Collins 26 00 



24 

Paid Preston & Curtis, for wood to Kelly, 7 25 ; do. 

to Bird, 7 00 14 25 

^ ton coal to Mrs. Sabine, 3 00; 1 ton do. to 

Leach, 6 00 9 00 

1 ton coal to Mrs. Phillips, 6 00 ; coal, &c. to 

Mrs. Collins, 7 00 13 00 

wood to Mrs. Wilson, 7 00 ; do. to Mrs. Lew- 
is, 7 00 14 00 
order E. Davenport, 7 00 ; wood to Mrs. With- 

ington, 7 00 14 00 

Geo. W. Tuckerman, services on body of Mr. 

Drummond 1 00 

Daniel Davenport, cofRn and funeral charges of do. 7 00 
City of Charlestown, for 6 w. 1 d. board Mrs. C. 

Manning 6 15 

Oliver Hall, cash to Mrs. Bray, 20 00 ; do. to 

Mrs. Harrison, 1 00 21 00 

cash to State paupers, 3 47 ; expenses to Can- 
ton, 1 50 4 97 
John H. Robinson, for expenses examining pau- 
per cases, 4 00 ; State paupers, 1 00 5 00 
Mrs. Balkam, on account Sarah Balkam 18 75 
Wm. Tolman, paid S. H. Mcintosh 39 00 
for carrying J. S. Ambush to Worcester Hospital 7 50 
Betsey Jones, 20 00 ; cash to James Lewis, 9 75 29 75 



S445 48 
Amount unexpended 4 52 



$450 00 
Amount of Appropriation, $450 00 



SUPPORT OF LUNATICS IN HOSPITAL AT 
WORCESTER. 

Paid Samuel Jennison, Treasurer, for board of Mar- 
shall Floyd 1 year 121 34 
clothing for do. 3 03 
board Benjamin F. Glover 58 weeks 4 days 138 22 
clothing for do. 6 00 
interest on account 1 86 
board Eliza Ann Randall 1 year 121 34 
clothing for do. 6 82 



25 



75 67 


92 


32 67 


05 


33 67 


9 27 



$550 86 



Paid for board Mary Cox 33 weeks 3 days 
clothinfi; for do. 

board Elizabeth M. Parks 14 weeks 
postage for do. 

board of Ephraim T. Peirce 14 weeks 3 days 
interest on sundry accounts 



Cr. 

Amount received of the ToAvn of Quincy for 

board of E. T. Peirce 33 67 

Amount of Appropriation 500 00 

Expended over do. 17 19 

$550 86 

Note. — The Selectmen have received from Benjamin F. 
Glover, in part payment for board at the Hospital, a note of 
hand for Seventy-Five Dollars, payable July 11, 1850. 



fflGHWAYS. 

Paid Ebenezer Wales, for 122^ days work as surveyor 214 37 

404 days by horses 404 00 

303 days use cart 51 18 
919 loads of stone chips, 55 14; 249 loads of 

gravel, 14 94 70 08 

Thomas Baldwin, for 150| days work as surveyor 263 80 

143| days by man 161 71 

527 days by horses 527 00 

392.^ days use of carts 65 43 

paid'B. Stone, 1 33 ; use of halyards, 1 00 2 33 

1 pick, 1 50 ; 2 hoes, 1 50 3 00 

Nicholas Dunakin, for 145J days labor 163 68 

Patrick Morris, for 153i " " 172 68 

John Gately, for 154.1 " " " 173 81 

John TuUev, for 152^ " « 170 99 

Martin Coen, for lOOJ « " 113 06 

John Coil, for 150^ " " 169 03 

Patrick Dolan, for 159J " " 179 43 

John Coen, for 8 u u g qq 

Michael Brown, for 54f " " 61 59 

Thomas Foot, for 20^ " " 23 06 

Michael Coil, for 16f » « 18 56 

Phineas Goodwin, for 6| " " 10 81 



26 

Paid H. Humphreys, for 52 loads stone chips 

for 129 " gravel 

Albert D. Swan, for 12 " stone chips 
Noah Brooks, for 16 " gravel 

School Committee, for 700 " do. 
Benjamin Baker, for 221 " do. 
John Preston, for 24 " stone chips 

William Love, for 6 " do. 

Luther Spear, for 200 " gravel 

Sylvanus Percival, for 54 " do. 
Elijah Vose, for 17 " do. 

J. Davis, for 42 " do. 

George Hill, for 80 " do. 

Mrs. Flinn, for 528 " do. 

W. H. Chamberlain & Co., for 422 feet timber 

for 794 feet plank 
M. C. Goodhue, for sharpening drills, picks, &c. 
Thomas W. Capen, for pick handles 
Oliver Davenport, for 4 picks and 2 handles 

1 stone splitter, 1 00 ; sharpening drills, picks, 
bars, &c. 17 90 
Andrew Glover, for 1 cask powder, 2 75 ; 100 

feet fuse, 1 00 
D. Prouty & Co., for 2 J dozen shovels 

^ dozen hoes, 1 50 ; 15:^ lbs. stone hammers, 5 25 
J. Delano, for sharpening drills, picks, &c. 
D. Brewer & Son, for 1 cask powder, 2 88 ; 100 

feet fuse, 84 
George L. Fisher, for sharpening drills, picks, &c. 

covering stones for bridge 
George B. Billings, for labor on roads at Squantum 



3 10 


7 74 


72 


1 60 


35 00 


13 26 


3 00 


60 


16 00 


3 24 


1 02 


2 52 


4 80 


36 96 


4 64 


7 94 


16 18 


133 


5 78 


18 90 


3 75 


29 25 


6 75 


97 


3 72 


1 04 


2 50 


15 00 



$3,275 91 
Amount unexpended 224 09 



$8,500 00 
Amount of Appropriation 83,500 00 



ENGINES. 

No. 1. Fountain. — Dorchester and Milton Village. 

Paid Charles Tileston, for 6 lbs, zinc, 60 ; putting 

down, 12 72 



27 

Paid Charles Tileston, repairing torches, 33 ; 1 dip- 
per, 30 ; damper rod and funnel, 13 76 
coal sifter, 28 ; cover to boiler, 1 62 ; 1 water 

pot, 1 00 2 90 

repairing torches, 42 ; soldering pipe, 08 50 

H. Ci-ane, Jr., bill for cleaning engine and hose 1 

year 35 00 

going 3 times to Boston for hose 4 50 

Aaron Hale, for repairing hose, 2 00 ; 5 feet suc- 
tion hose, 15 00 17 00 
Howard & Davis, for beam and shaft with exten- 
sion arms, Avrought iron brakes, arches to 
support beam, &c. 
for 1 new blunderbuss pipe 
R. M. Todd, for 1000 lbs. coal and housing, 363 ; 
2 feet pine wood, 1 25 
215 feet plank and 135 feet boards and carting 
J. Murphy, bill labor on engine, hose, &c. 
R. F. Tolman, for 2 gall, oil, 2 68 ; wicking, 37 

1 brush, 25 ; 1 broom, 28 
D. Brewer & Son, 2 gall. N. F. oil, 2 50 ; wick- 
ing, sponge, &c., 1 20 3 70 
9 pairs hinges, 1 00 ; 2 gross screws, 68 ; 4^ 

lbs. rope, 63 2 31 

9 lbs. lead, 54 ; spikes, nails and tacks, 25 ; 

hooks, staples, &c., 70 1 49 



216 16 


8 80 


488 


5 51 


12 95 


3 05 


53 



$320 76 



No. 2. Protector. — Meeting-House Hill. 

Paid Henry F. Eaton, for cleaning engine and hose 12 50 

1 pair shears 50 

Hunneman & Co. for new packing pistons 3 00 
leathering clappers, &c., 5 50 ; 1 suction hose 

pole, 1 25 6 75 

repairs on clappers, 2 37; repairs atRoxbury, 75 3 12 
Lewis G. Hearsey, for 2^ gall, oil, 3 13 ; 6 lights 

glass, &c., 58 " 3 71 
wicking, 33 ; 3 lbs. soap, 21 ; matches, 16 ; 

lustre and b. dust, 36 1 06 

D. Prouty & Co., for 1 15-gallon caldron 10 00 

$40 64 



5 00 


85 25 


5 50 


1 75 


126 37 


185 



28 

No. 3. Torrent, — Near Four Corners. 
Paid Hunneman & Co., for use of engine 6 weeks 
for repairing suction hose and 3 pipes 
J. B. Eumrey, for repairs 

J. Boyd & Sons, for J set large sized hose screws 
200 feet 10 inch hose, 120 00 ; 1^ set screws, 
4 50 ; repairing screws, 1 87 
Albert D. Swan, carting hose to Boston and back 
C. W. A^fashburn, for 9 straps, 2 00 ; 4 span- 
ners, belts and sockets, 2 50 4 50 
Howard & Davis, for new wood work to engine ^ 
and hose carriage, new copper tub, new j 
brass on rolls, new axes, 4 new buckets, j- 260 00 
valves and cylinders new packed and f 
leathered, and spring to bell tempered J 
Thomas W. Capen, 3 torch handles, 75 ; 1 w, 

jack, 1 75 2 50 

J. Delano, for irons repairing and making, 3 50 ; 

6 spanners and 3 keys, 2 70 6 20 

altering spanners, &c., 50 ; wicking, 12 ; sponge, 12 74 
set of wheels and pole, 24 00 ; carting engine to 

and from Roxbury, 2 00 26 00 

1 rope, 4 00 ; 2 gallons oil, 2 08 ; 2 cannisters, 1 25 7 33 



$532 99 



No. 4. Alert. — Upper Mills. 

Paid Howard & Davis, for labor and stock used to 

put in Gilbert's improved water way, 300 00 J> 280 04 
less for old materials 19 96 



$280 04 



No. 5. Independence. — Neponset Village. 

Paid William G. Swan, for repairing wheel 2 00 

Clarendon Bowles, for repairs 1 75 
Wm. A. Gilbert, for 2 gall. S. oil, 2 75; 2 do. N. 

F. oil, 2 50 5 25 

1 gall. B. fluid, 80 ; sponge, 30 1 10 

J. Plunkett, for taking care of engine 2 months 3 50 

Howard & Davis, for labor and stock used to put 

in Gilbert's improved gateway, 300 00 } 280 05 
less for old materials 19 95 



29 

Paid T. Pearson, for carting hose sundry times 
J. Howland, for I brush, 25 ; matches, &c., 25 ; 
soap, 20 
1 gall, oil, 60 ; 1 gall, burning fluid, 83 ; 1 pair 
shears, 25 
William T. Childs, for screw driver and repairing 
spanners 
6 spanners, 1 50 ; ring for spindle & rivets, 1 33 
Preston & Curtis, for 2 feet pine wood 
J. H. Fish, for 4 times cleaning engine and hose 



2 00 


70 


168 


87 
2 83 
1 25 
7 00 



$309 98 



No. 6. Tiger. — Near Five Corners. 

Paid Hunneman & Co., for new piece of suction hose 13 00 
Calvin Bird, for cleaning engine and hose for 1 yr. 30 00 
E. B. Scott, for 28 lbs. lead pipe, 1 82 ; labor, 1 25 3 07 
Albert D. Swan, for carting hose to and from Boston 75 
A. & J. H. Upham, for J gaU. oil, 1 26 ; wicking, 12 1 38 
OKver Davenport, for 4 staples, bolt, plate, &c. 1 67 









$49 87 


REFRESHMENTS TO ENGINEMEN. 




Paid Thomas Baldwin's bill, 


sundries 


3 40 


Andrew Glover's " 






9 30 


Otis Shepard & Co.'s " 






100 


Charles Hunt's 






4 25 


Wm. A. Gilbert's 






1 90 


Jabez Rowland's " 




ENGINES. 


2 92 




$22 77 


RECAPITULATION OF 




Engine ISo. ], 




320 76 




2, 




40 64 




3, 




532 99 




4, 




280 04 




5, 




309 98 




6, 




49 87 




Refreshments 




22 77 




Total Expense of Engines 


$1,557 05 




3* 









30 

Amount of Appropriation ] ,500 00 

Expended over do. 57 05 



f. 



$1,557 05 



FIRE DEPARTMENT. 

Sundries, as per Order of Chief Engineer. 

Paid Shelton & Cheever, for repairing 4 pieces 

hose, 6 87 ; 2 fire buckets, 8 00 14 87 
100 ft. hose, 60 00 ; 2 sets screws, 7 00 67 00. 
Aaron Hale, for 6 feet suction hose 18 00 
L. W. Trumbull, for 2 rings, 1 key, 4 strap lips 2 00 
painting fire engine 27 00 
covering 4 rings with leather, 75 ; 2 axe han- 
dles, 40 1 15 
J. P. & C. P. Tolman, for 4 torches and 2 sig- 
nal lanterns 24 00 
J. Boyd & Sons, for 3 splicings on hose 3 00 

1 new swivel screw and fitting on 1 87 

2 splicings on hose and refitting screws 2 87 
50 feet 10 inch hose, 30 00 ; 1 set screws, 3 50 33 50 

Hunneman & Co., for exchanging air vessels 25 00 

new leathering, 6 00; large pipe & screw, 1 25 7 25 
rimming cylinder and new packing, 9 00; 1 

coupling screw, 1 75 10 75 

Charles 0. Eaton, for painting 6 fire badges 5 00 

Damrell & Moore, for printing list of fire department 1 25 

printing 200 rules and regulations board engineers 9 50 

Leonard W. Trumbull, for painting fire engine 35 00 

Darius Brewer & Son, for 9 galls. N. F. oil 1 1 25 

leather preservative, 40 ; 1 paint brush, 25 65 

1 gall, sperm oil, 1 25 ; screws, turpentine, &c. 74 1 99 

Geo.^'L. Fisher, for 3 galls. N. F. oil 3 75 

4| days work on engine 7 12 

Otis Shepard & Co., for refreshments 2 29 

Charles W. Washburn, for 13 spanners, belts 

and sockets 8 12 

Otis Vinal, 1 lock, 2 keys, 75 ; 2 sets B. hinges, 25 1 00 

James Tolman, for refreshments 9 50 

Henry F. Eaton, for cleaning engine 1 quarter 10 00 

Wm. G. Swan, for work as per contract 43 00 

other fixings and iron work 3 00 

transporting from and to the Mills 2 00 

for sundry repairs 4 50 



31 

Paid \Vm. T. Childs, for 6 bolts for engine 1 00 

setting 4 tires and rivets 3 CO 

12 lbs. plates, bolts & yokes, and setting axle-trees 2 50 
Wm. T. Gilbert, for refreshments 2 78 

i gall, oil, 67 ; wicking, 6 73 

Charles Hunt, for refreshments ' 3 75 

for use of horse 3 times, 4 00 ; 2 galls. N. F. 

oil, 2 50 6 50 

Jabez Howland, for refreshments 3 44 

1 brush, 15; sand, 8 23 
Albert D. Swan, for carting hose in and out of Boston 77 

drawing ens-ine to and from Roxbury 3 63 

Calvin Young^ for 1 gall. N. F. oil 1 33 

Henrj' Durell, for refreshments 1 44 

Howard and Davis, for new dog to beam 2 GO 

new cap, 1 87 ; 2 nose pieces to blun. pipes, 5 50 7 37 

repairs on hose carriage and pipes 3 00 

Preston & Curtis, for 2^ cords bark, 20 00 ; 2i 

tons coal, 15 00 " 35 00 

Asa Davenport, for 3' days work putting on doors, 

5 25 ; screws, 33 5 68 

Lewis G. Hearsej^ for 2i galls, oil, 3 20 ; 6 lights 

glass, &c., £6 
Mrs. E. Shepard, for housing engine 5 weeks 
A. &; J. H. Upham, for refreshments 

2 burning fluid lamps, 2 25 ; sponge, 63 
2^ galls, oil, 2 79 ; C. soap, 42 ; spirits tur- 
pentine, &c., 33 

J. P. & C. P. Tohnan, for 1 pail, 1 00 ; waterpot, 

75 ; match safe, 10 
J. C. Hewins, 5i galls. N. F. oil 
Shelton & Cheever, for 2 plated badge 
Thomas BaldAvin, for refreshments 

4 galls, oil, 5 34 ; sponges, 75 ; nails, 6 

wicking, 25 ; 2 brooms, 56 ; pens and ink, 42 

drawing hook, ladders and engine to fire 
Roswell Gleason, for shears, 46 ; pair lamps, 1 00 

1 gall, oil, 75 ; soap, 21 ; sponge, 20 ; wicking, 10 
James Jenkins, for 5^ days work, 9 16 ; 149 ft. 

boards and joist, 2 93 
Charles Tileston, for tin ware, &c. 
Henr}' Crane & Co., for repairs 
Samuel Tileston, for 4 lights glass and setting 
Robert F. Tolman, for refreshments 

4 gaUs. 1 pt. oil, 5 52 ; wicking, 34 ; sponge, 

18: matches, 16 6 20 



3 76 


6 25 


2 87 


288 


3 54 


1 85 


8 25 


2 50 


2 65 


6 15 


1 23 


1 00 


1 46 


t 1 26 


12 09 


2 23 


11 51 


1 00 


6 48 



32 

Paid B. F. Hebard, for carrying hose in and out of 

Boston 1 50 



567 89 

Taxes refunded to Enginemen 88 40 



$656 29 
Amount unexpended 343 7 1 



Amount of Appropriation $1,000 00 



$1,000 00 



TOWN OFFICERS. 

Paid William Tolman, for services as Selectman 

and Overseer of the Poor 1 year 100 00 

Eleazer J. Bispham, for do. 1 year 100 00 

Oliver Hall for do. 1 year . 100 00 

Ebenezer Tolman, for services as Town Clerk 1 yr. 1 36 47 

Charles Howe, for do. as Town Treasurer 1 yr. 100 00 

as Assessor 59 days 59 00 

for collecting polls, &c. 5 days 7 50 

Robert Vose, for services as Assessor 53 days 53 00 

for collecting polls 9 days 13 50 
Eleazer J. Bispham, for services as Assessor 3 days 3 00 

Henry Humphreys, for do. 3 days 3 00 

Harvey Howe, for do. 50 days 50 00 

for collecting polls 6 days 9 00 

John Glover, for services as Assessor 43 days 43 00 

for collecting polls 5 days 7 50 

John A. Tucker, for services as Assessor 59 days 59 00 

$843 97 
Amount of Appropriation 800 00 

Expended over do. 43 97 



$843 97 



IMPROVEMENT OF BURIAL GROUNDS. 

SOUTH BURIAL GROUND. 

Paid Samuel Littlefield, for 20 days labor 25 00 

labor of man and oxen carting gravel 8 25 

1 1 loads gravel 1 67 



33 



NORTH BURIAL GROUND 

Paid Daniel Davenport, for 14^ days labor 
Wm. Davenport, 10 do. 
Hezekiah Parks, 4.i do. 
Michael Feeley, 13i do. 



Amount unexpended 
Amount of Appropriation 





18 13 

15 GO 
6 75 

16 87 




$91 67 
8 33 


$100 00 


$100 00 



ABATEMENTS, FEES AND DISCOUNT. 

Paid William Tolman, abatements on Tax of 1S4S 192 59 

Stephen Tolman, Jr., do. 1849 761 21 

fees and discount on do. 1,184 47 



$2,138 27 
Amount of Appropriation 1 ,800 00 

Expended over do. 338 27 



$2,138 27 



WIDENING BOWDOIN STREET. 

Paid Ebenezer Wales, for 13J days work 23 62 

30 days by horses 30 00 

28 days use of carts 4 67 

1 13 loads gravel 6 78 

P. Goodwin, for 9.^ days work laying wall 16 62 

Munroe Emery, for work 20 00 

John Freeman, for 34 days work 42 50 

John Kelley, 31 do. on ledge 38 75 

Patrick Morris, for 13^ days work 15 19 

John Gately, for "^ " 15 19 

N. Dunakin, for « " 15 19 

John TuUey, for " " 15 19 

$243 70 

Amount unexpended 56 30 

$300 00 
Amount of Appropriation $300 00 



34 

WIDENING MILL ST. NEAR THE TIDE MILL. 

Paid S. D. Eaton, for surveys, plans, &c. 9 25 
W. P. CaA^anaugh, for driving piles and capping do. 48 00 

Selectmen's orders for John Sargent, contractor 1,080 00 
N. W. & T. Tileston, for 3 piles, 4 20 ; Kava- 

naugh driving do., 12 00 16 20 
J. P. Clapp & Co., for timber and carting, 39 07 ; 

plank and joist, 37 43 76 50 
Isaiah Royce, for 91| days work drilling rocks 

at M'. H. HiU 144 76 

John Kelley, for 37 do. blasting at do, 46 25 
PhiUips & Moseley, for 1620 lbs. iron and S. rods 46 61 

Elijah P. Balkam, for iron work 38 12 

John Sargent, for repairing sea waU at T. MiU 50 00 

429 feet timber, 20 20 ; 1 iron bolt, 1 00 21 20 

Edvv'ard Jones, for 17^ days work on railing 30 63 
30 lbs. brimstone, 1 50; 10 lbs. white lead, 75; 

2 qts. oil, 50 ; carting, 1 25 4 00 
Albert D. Swan, for carting iron from E. Balk- 

am's shop 2 00 

Wm. Moulton, for drilling 84 inches for railing 5 04 

use of drills at the ledge 1 50 



$1,620 06 
Amount unexpended 179 94 



SI, 800 00 
Amount of Appropriation $1,800 00 



NEW STREET FROM BOWDOIN TO COLUMBIA 

STREET. 

Paid Moses Draper, in full for land taken and ex- ^ 

penses of suit growing out of the act of lay- > 827 00 
ing out said street ) 

Selectmen's orders for Daniel Hayes 

S. D. Eaton, for survey, plans, &c. 

Stephen Baker, for 1498 loads gravel 

Isaiah Royce, for 68^ days work 

J. Sargent, for 68 loads stone chips 

Thomas Dunakin, for digging culvert 

altering wall, 3 00 ; laying stone on ledge, 3 00 

$1,740 98 



675 00 


9 25 


95 00 


119 43 


6 80 


2 50 


6 00 



35 



Cr. 

Amount received of E. P. Tileston and 

others 300 00 

Appropriation 1,000 00 

Expended over do. 440 98 





$1,740 98 

lOUSE. 

ation 

■ E. Jones 
screens, &;c. 

$ 

$ 

55 00 
4,000 00 




MAVERICK SCHOOL I 

Paid Elisha Preston, for land 
James Sharp, for plan of lot 
Melvin & Young, plans with specific; 
Advertising proposals in three papers 
J. H. Robinson and others, orders for 
Edward Jones's bill for black-boards. 


1,000 00 

1 00 

35 00 

7 00 

2,955 00 

35 26 


Amount of Appropriation unexpended 


4,033 26 
21 74 


Cr. 

Amount received for gravel 
Appropriation 


4,055 00 




S4,055 00 





SCHOOL PASTURE. 

Paid James C. Sharp, for surveying and making 

plan 16 00 
Ebenezer Eaton, for services as auctioneer, and 

duty on sale of land 40 50 

Oliver Hall, for making deeds, &c. 8 14 

Houghton, Reed & Stone, for making road 357 99 



422 63 



Albert Webster, on note and mortgage per in- 
vestment by order of the Selectmen 3,000 00 
Balance cash on hand, Gibson School Fund 148 10 

$3,570 73 



36 

Cr. 

Amount received from sale of lots of land 1,856 77 
Mortgage of Geo. A. Houghton 683 16 

do. of Joseph Harris 1,030 SO 



$3,570 73 



NOTES AND INTEREST. 

Paid notes taken up at the Dorchester and Milton 

Bank 3,000 00 

First instalment for new School H. at Little N. 1,000 00 
John P. Spooner, note taken up 150 00 

Interest on money borrowed on special appropria- 
tions for school-houses 954 77 
Interest on money borrowed in anticipation of 

the tax of 1849 574 70 



$5,679 47 
Amount borrowed on loan 3,000 00 

Appropriation for 1st instalment for 

new school-houses 1 ,000 00 

Appropriation for interest 1 ,400 00 

Expended over do. 279 47 



$5,679 47 



INCIDENTAL TOWN EXPENSES. 

Paid Wm. Tolman, for ringing bell, sweeping town 

house, making fires at town meetings 22 75 

use of horse and wagon 22 times, 1 9 00 ; re- 
turning 77 deaths to Town Clerk, 3 85 22 85 
Peter Blake, for witnesses to Draper case 3 34 

court at Roxbury expenses in do. 4 50 

expenses to Worcester, 3 00 ; postage through 

year, 1 35 4 35 

2 days work in S. burial ground, 3 00 ; 2 locks 

for hearse-house and receiving tomb, 50 3 50 

for witnesses in Collins case, 12 60 ; making 

list voters, 1 00 13 60 



50 85 
1 50 


5 25 


8 00 
16 00 
36 47 


8 00 
75 

9 92 



37 

Paid Damrell & Moore, for printing bills, circulars, 
voters, &c. 
Samuel Tiieston, for painting 2 guide boards, &c. 
25 lbs. lead, 1 7o ; 1.^ gall, oil, 1 25; painting 
railing D. and M. bridge, 2 25 
Clement Sumner, for making S rods wall, (widen- 
ing Madison sti-eet) 
land and work widening Madison street 
20 days work with horse, cart and oxen, do. 
Joseph "Wiswell, for damage blasting rocks near 

R. F. Tolman's store 
Eleazer J. Bispham, for paper for warrants 

preparinsf warrants 3 times, 9 50 ; postage, 42 
Ebenezer Wales, for 1 day's work, 1 75 ; 2 horses 

and cart, 2 17 3 92 

4 men, 4 50 ; 2 bridge stones, 60 (widening 

Pond street) 5 10 

Thomas Frazer, for sawing blind slats 75 

E.G. ^IcEIroy, for lettering 4 guide boards 2 50 

Edward Pierce, for preparing manusc, procuring 

and distributing aud. 1 1th report 44 75 

Thomas HoUis, for 22^^ feet capping stones to L. 

MiUs " 14 30 

William Davenport, for ringing bell for 8 Town 

meetings 2 00 

returning 11 1 deaths to the Town Clerk 11 10 

J. Bridgham, for materials and making railing at 

B. Brook 5 00 

Thos. S. Briggs, for railing road at D. and M, 

bridge 5 00 

George Baxter, for l:^days work on bridge, 125; 

drilling capping, 38 1 63 

George S. Newell, for 28 elm trees, 42 00 ; set- 
ting out, 5 00 
Alexander Glover, for 4 do. (M. H. Hill) 
Asa Davenport, for 14i days work boxing up trees 
74 lbs. nails 

making and putting up seats on Meeting House 
Hill 
James Jenkins, for lumber and work at Spurr's Hill 
P. Goodwin, for 2 days work at D. and M. bridge 

13^ days work at Spurr's hill 
Ebenezer Wales, for 9 days work on gravel at 

Maverick school 15 75 

4 



47 00 


5 00 


21 75 


3 70 


2 50 


35 66 


3 00 


20 25 



3S 

Paid Ebenezer Wales, for 26 days work by horses 
at Maverick school 
18 days use of carts at do. 
N. Dunakin, 8 days work at do. 
Patrick Morris, 8 do. at do. 
John Gately, 10 do. at do. 
John TuUey, 10 do. at do. 
Peter Blake, for 28 dinners to town officers 
service of 1 11 warrants, 12 00 ; notifying town 

officers, &c. , 11 58 
constable at town meetings, 9 75 ; summoning 
to attend court, 4 00 
Howard & Davis, for stamps 
L. Everett, for 23 loads of stones and gravel for 

Spurr's hill 
Preston & Curtis, for 1117 feet of spruce plank 

15 lbs. spikes, 83 ; labor on bridge 1 50 
Thomas Baldwin, 5^ days work, 2 horses & 1 cart 
James M Lucas, 5 days work on ledge, man J 

day and drills 
R. M. Todd, for 169 feet of plank and 403 feet 
joist for Spurr's hiU 
carting iron posts and lumber to do. 
R. & Morse, for 265 lbs. manilla rope 
Albert D. Swan, for carting balances, weights 

and measures 2 00 

Charles Hunt, for making fence at gravel hole, 

G. bridge 8 00 

James Merrill, for 5 days work moving wall Nor- 
folk street 
Edward V. Munroe, for sundry iron work 
Edward Jones, for 2.^ days work on Tenean bridge, 
4 38 ; 45 lbs. spikes, 2 25 
4 days work on do., 7 00 ; digging 60 P. 

holes, 3 50 
17 days work on do. railing at Com. street 
35 lbs. brimstone, 1 75 ; 4 lbs. wrought nails, 56 
Daniel Hart, for 8^ days work (ditching at School 

Pasture) 
J. Halloran, for 4 days work at do. 
Patrick Quigley, for 1 do. at do. 
Thomas Rogers, for 5^ do. at do. 
James Connerton, for 5^ do. at do. 
Patrick Rogers, for 3 do. at do. 



26 00 


3 0() 


9 00 


9 00 


11 25 


11 25 


20 75 


23 58 


13 75 


1 00 


2 87 


12 29 


2 33 


20 62 


9 50 


13 35 


1 25 


6 62 



6 25 


52 23 


6 63 


10 50 


29 75 


2 31 


10 31 


5 00 


1 25 


6 56 


6 87 


3 75 



39 

Paid Mich. Quigley, for 2i days work at S. Pasture 
Michael Ferley, for 16 do. at do. 
Thomas Curley, for 7^ do. at do. 
John Regain, for 2J do. at do. 
John Kelly, for 3 do at do. 
postages for assessors to July, 1849 
J. P.Clapp & Co., for 1637 feet plank and joist 
for Spurr's hill, and carting 

1147 feet plank and carting to Tenean bridge 
David Clapp, for printing 600 reports of census, &c. 

printing loOO copies of Auditors' Report 

printing 1S30 copies of Assessors' Valuation 
C. P. Moody, for do. handbills, town meeting notices 
Beals & Green, for do. 1,500 assessors' notices 
J. T. Bicknell & Co., for 4 quires paper, 92 ; 1 
blank book, 2 00 

10 pass books, 1 00 ; pens, 75 
Ebenezer Clapp, Jr., for paper, 1 50 ; pens, wafers, 

(fee, (selectmen) 
W. T. Cooper, for 1 day and night as police officer 
Ebenezer Eaton, paid advertising by auction school 

house at Commercial Point 
PhiUips & Moseley, for 1,545 lbs. iron, 42 48; 75 

s. rods, 413 
N. W. & T. Tileston, for raising Tenean draw twice 
Ebenezer Wales, for 17 days work at the mills 

for 51 do. by horses at do. 

for 34 do. use of cart at do. 
John Gately, for 17 days work at the mills 
John Tulley, for 17 do. at do. 
Patrick Morris, for 17 do. at do. 
N. Dunakin, for 17 do. at do. 19 12 

John Kelly, for 28 do. blasting rocks on Meeting 

House hill 35 00 

School Committee, for 400 loads of gravel to 

Park and Commercial Streets 
Henr}' Crane & Co. , for 1 2 1 lbs. iron posts for bridge 

sharpening drills, picks, making rivets, wedges, &c. 

1 ,426 lbs. posts for railing at Spurr's Hill 

124 bohs, 4 56 ; dog nails, bolts & bars, 4 25 

sharpening drills and picks 
William Hammond, for painting, varnishing and 
trimming burial car 

cleaning, mending and oiling harness 
Thos. M. Moseley, for sur^^eying Stoughton H. lot 



2 87 


20 00 


9 37 


3 12 


3 75 


385 


49 04 


13 37 


4 50 


65 25 


177 87 


26 50 


7 50 


2 92 


1 75 


2 27 


6 00 


5 00 


46 61 


1 00 


29 75 


51 00 


5 67 


19 12 


19 12 


19 12 



20 00 


6 65 


7 03 


78 43 


8 81 


132 


6 60 


1 25 


2 00 



15 00 


4 50 


6 18 


2 21 


3 50 


4 76 


13 50 


3 65 



40 

Paid Thos. M. Moseley, casting by plan Wilson lots 3 00 
Elijah Withington, for 12 days work on Norfolk 
street 
4 do. horse and cart 
Benjamin Stone, Jr., for 4 days work painting 
12 J lbs. paint, 1 90 ; putty and sand, 31 

C. S. Stearns, for 1| days work painting railing 

on Park street 
52 lbs. lead, 3 64 ; 6 quarts oil, 112 
P. Goodwin, 9 days work on Norfolk street 

powder and sharpening drills 
T. Hollis, for 109 feet edge and face stone at D. 

and M. bridge * 36 33 

E. W. Robinson, for use of cart, 50 ; carting stone 

from Quincy, 2 00 2 50 

E. P. Balkam, for iron work for Commercial 

street (railing) 38 12 

George W. Tuckerman, for services and 4 police- 
men 2 days and 2 nights 20 00 

Samuel Thomas, Jr., for repairing and raising 

draw at Commercial Point 3 00 

A. & W. Pope & Co., for 5469 ft. boards, plank 

and joist 97 74 

planing and sawing, 13 66 ; 66 cedar posts and 

carting, 15 50 29 16 

Thomas W. Capen, for setting 4 lights glass in 

Town House 1 l2 

J. P. & C. P. Tolman, for repairing and clean- 
ing stove at do. 4 45 

Charles Ewell, for 2 days work at do. 3 50 

1 M. shingles, 3 50 ; 10 lbs. nails, for do., 50 4 00 

John A. Tucker, for repairing and cleaning 

hearse harness 1 50 

F. A. Jenkins, for half expense making 50 feet 

fence on land sold to T. L. Howe 3 25 

half expense moving 90 ft. fence 1 80 

A. Glover, for 29 casks powder, 80 50 ; 1564 feet 

fuse, 15 64 96 14 

Daniel Davenport, for returning 48 deaths to T. 

Clerk 2 40 

L. Willard, for half cost stock and labor building 

fence adjoining Town land 15 93 

J. Sargent, for repairing sea wall on Commercial st. 15 00 

D. Brewer & Son, for 3 lbs. wrought nails, 36 ; 

L' lib. nails, 5 41 



41 

Paid D. Brewer & Son, for 16J lbs. roll brimstone 

(Spurr'sHiU) 99 

Thomas J. Tolman, for distributing 975 laws of 

the State 7 00 

J. Robie, for services as constable at 2 Town 

meetings 2 00 

Eayres & Fairbanks, for tax book, 125; 2500 

tax bills, 10 00 1125 

Robert Vose, for distributing Valuation, 2 00 ; 40 

dinners as Assessor, 20 00 22 00 

Harvey Howe, for distributing do. 3 00 ; 44 din- 
ners as Assessor. 22 GO 25 00 
John Glover, for distributing do. 2 00 ; 42 din- 
ners as Assessor, 21 00 23 00 
John A. Tucker, for distributing do. 2 00 ; 40 

dinners as Assessor, 20 00 22 00 

Samuel P. Loud, for advice respecting A. French 5 00 
making out 4 deeds, 6 00 ; 2 defences of Dra- 
per case, 30 00 36 00 
advice respecting T. Page's settlement 10 00 
Oliver Hall, for expenses to Worcester, 3 00 ; 

do. to Dedham, 1 50 4 50 

paid to witnesses and expenses at Dedham in 

the Collins case 127 27 

for acknowledging deeds, &c. 1 05 ; postages, 78 
John H. Robinson, for expenses to Worcester, 

3 00 ; postage, 25 
Charles Howe, for refreshm'ts to Assessors 44 ds. 
44 dinners as Assessor 

coal and making fires for Assessors and com- 
mittees 37 times 
expenses to Dedham S times, 6 64 ; paper, 1 25 
books of record, 87 ; sundries for use of sealer 

of weights and measures, 1 71 
Register of Deeds, 1 29 ; postage of letters, 60 
James Sharp, for book for Town Plans, and copy- 
ing plan of school-house lot at Little INeck 2 00 
Samuel Tileston, for 83 lbs. lead, 6 64 ; 3^ galls. 

oil, 2 63 " 9 27 

black paint, 17; putt^-, 16; 5 days work, 8 12 8 45 



1 83 


3 25 

17 60 
22 00 


18 50 

7 89 


2 58 
1 89 



2,417 56 
Amount unexpended 351 .30 



4* 



S2,768 86 



Cr. 

Amount received for sale of Engine House 



Lot No. 3 


300 00 


for balance of tax of 1848 


214 80 


interest of John Barnard 


12 00 


for Pedlar's License 


1100 


for rent of Town House Lot 


3 00 


Appropriation 


2,080 00 


Balance of overlay ings on tax of 1849 


148 06 




$2,768 86 



DEBT OF THE TOWN. 

Treasurer's Notes — to Dedham Savings Institution, 

4 Notes ilOOO each, dated Dec. 11, 1848 4,000 00 
payable in 5, 6, 7 and 8 years, 1 Note dated 

June 1, 1849 4,000 00 

payable in 4 years, 1 Note dated August 13, 

1849 1,000 00 

Payable in 2 years, 1 Note to Josiah Vinton 

(trustee) 2,000 00 

Dated June 1, 1818, payable in 9 years, 1 Note 

to Robert Thaxter 1,600 00 

Dated January 20, 1849, payable in 3 years, 1 

Note to Robert Thaxter 1,000 00 

Dated Oct. 13, 1849, payable in 1 year, 1 Note 

to Robert Thaxter 1,000 00 

Dated Jan. 19, 1850, payable in 2 years, 1 Note 

to William Childs 755 50 

Dated May 18, 1848, payable on demand, 1 

Note to Third Parish 'in Dorchester 500 00 



$15,855 50 



INVENTORY OF SCHOOL PROPERTY. 

GIBSON SCHOOL FUND. 

Albert Webster's Note and Mortgage 3,000 00 

Lyman Willard's " " 503 00 

Charles Hunt's " « 428 12 



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Charles Hunt's Note and Mortgage 
Theodore L. Howe's 

Alexander Pope's 
Geo. A. Houghton's 
Henn'' Jenkins's, 
John Dolan's 

United States Loan of 1S42 
Cash on hand 



STOUGHTON SCHOOL FUND 

Twenty-three shares State Bank, par 

vBhie $60 
Seven shares Tremont Bank, par 

value SlOO 
Four shores Dorchester and Milton 

Bank, par value $100 
Four shares Western Rail Road, par 

value $100 
Cash on hand 



604 SS 
342 00 
213 75 

1,660 43 
474 00 
464 31 
501 92 

3,000 00 
148 10 

$11,340 51 



1,380 00 
700 00 
400 00 



400 00 
440 20 



Total School Fund 



- 3,320 20 
$14,660 71 



TOWN PROPERTY. 

Amount of Benjamin F. Glover's Note 
cash on hand 



75 00 
780 01 



Total means of the Treasury $855 01 



Note. — The Estimate of Expenses and Resources for the 
year 1850, will be presented to the Town, by the Selectmen 
and School Conmiittee. 



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We, tlie subscribers, having examined and audited the 
Town Treasurer's accounts, hereby certify the same to be 
correct, and that the foregoing printed Report is a copy of 
the Receipts and Payments of the Town Treasurer, for the 
year ending February 1st, 1850. 

Respectfully submitted. 

EDWARD PIERCE, 

ROBERT RICHARDSON, )> Auditors. 

SAMUEL J. CAPEN, 

Dorchester, Feb. 25, 1850. 



46 



To the Auditors of the Town Treasurer's Accounts for the 

year 1850. 

Gentlemen, — The undersigned having been appointed, by 
the School Committee, to take a Census of persons between 
5 and 15 years of age on the 1st of May, 1849, and by the 
Town Clerk to make returns of Births in the Town from 
May 1st, 1848, to January 1st, 1850, all of which are re- 
quired by the Statute of 1849, respectfully requests that the 
information obtained, together with a comparison with for- 
mer years upon similar subjects, may be included in the lat- 
ter part of your Report for the present year. 

Otis Shepard. 



Persons betw 


een 5 and 15 years, 


May 1, 1849. 


Persons between 4 & 16 
years, May 1, 1848. 






Males. 


Females. 


Males. 


Females . 


School No. 


1, 


115 


132 


143 


140 




2, 


89 


108 


99 


118 




3, 


71 


70 


80 


77 




4, 


59 


80 


76 


90 




5, 


141 


126 


156 


140 




6, 


60 


51 


65 


66 




7, 


15 


16 


23 


27 




8, 


46 


48 


46 


66 




9, 


38 


43 


45 


42 




10, 


96 


88 


74 


81 


Squantum, 




2 


2 


3 


2 






732 


764 


810 


849 






Total, 


732 


Total, 


810 




1,496 


1,659 


Add 


one- 


sixth, 


249 








1,745 ' 





By adding one-sixth to the number between 5 and 15, 
which is the time taken from 4 and 16, will show the proba- 
ble increase in one year, which is 86. 



47 



Births from May 1, 


1848, to Jan 


1, 1850. 


iJirihs from 
to May 


May 1,1847, 
1, 1848. 






Males. 


Females. 


Males. 


Females. 


School No. 


1, 


32 


32 


17 


21 


t* kh 





41 


30 


15 


18 


i( (( 


3, 


12 


14 


10 


4 


t( ii 


4, 


19 


29 


20 


14 


(i (i 


5, 


58 


51 


29 


22 


it (( 


6, 


9 


10 


9 


9 


l( n 


7, 


5 


3 


2 


1 


H (( 


8, 


18 


15 


5 


11 


1< t' 


9, 


15 


12 


13 


12 


i( (h 


10, 


29 


15 


13 


17 






238 


211 


133 


129 






Total, 


238 




133 




449 


262