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CITY TREASURER'S 



ANNUAL REPORT 



OF THE 



RECEIPTS, EXPENDITURES, &c. 



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OF THE 



CITY OF CHARLESTOWN, 



FOR THE 



jFinonrinl f enr, eniiiig ftkmxvi 28, 1803. 



PUBLISHED BY ORDER OF THE CITT COtJNCIL. 



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CHARLESTOWN : 
CALEB RAND, PRINTER, . . 40 MAIN STREET. 

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CITY TREASURER'S 



ANNUAL REPORT 

OF THE 

RECEIPTS, EXPENDITIIRES, &c, 



OF THE 



CITY OF CHARLESTOWN, 



FOR THE 



l^matirial fm, ^ti^mg /ekuarq 28, 1853. 



PUBLISHED BY ORDER OF THE CITY COUNCIL. 




CHARLESTOWN: 

CALEB RAND, PRINTER, . . 40 MAIN STREET. 

1853. 



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City Treasurer's Office, ) 
Charlestown, May 10, 1853. \ 

TO THE HONORABLE CITY COUNCIL. 

GentlemeNj 

In conformity with the requirements of the City Or- 
dinances, I herewith lay before you my Annual Report of 
the Receipts and Expenditures, in detail, of the City of 
Charlestown, for the Financial year ending with the twenty- 
eighth day of February, 1853. 

All of which is respectfully submitted. 

AMOS STONE, City Treasurer. 



ANNUAL REPORT OF THE CITY TREASURER. 



In Board of Mayor and Aldei-men, 
May 16, 1853. 

Referred to the Joint Standing Committee on Finance, 
and sent down for concurrence. 

CHARLES POOLE, City Clerk. 

In Common Council, May 16, 1853. — Concurred. 

G. y. HALL, Clerk. 



CITY OF CHARLESTOWN. 



In Board of Mayor and Aldermen, 
June 6, 1853. 

The Joint Standing Committee on Finance, to whom was 
referred (May 23, 1853,) the Annual Report of the Receipts 
and Expenditures of the City, have examined the same, and 
find the accounts to be correctly cast, and the payments to 
be sustained by the proper vouchers. 

They also lay before the City Council a statement, in de- 
tail, of the Receipts and Expenditures for the financial year 
ending February 28, 1853, together with a schedule of the 
City Property anci a statement of the City Debt ; and they 
recommend that twenty-five hundred copies of the same be 
printed and distributed among the citizens. 

For the Committee, 

RICHARD FROTHINGHAM, Jr., Chairman. 

In Board of Mayor and Aldermen, June 6, 1853. — Accept- 
ed and sent down for concurrence. 

CHARLES POOLE, City Clerk. 

In Common Council, June 6, 1853. — Concurred. 

G. V. HALL, Clerk. 



6 



The City of Charlestown, in Account 

For the year ending 
1853. To Cash Paid as follows, viz : 

Feb. 28. For Reduction of City Debt, - - - - $36,600 00 

" Tempoi'ai-y Loans, in anticipation 



of Taxes, 
Interest on Loans, ------ 

County Tax, ------- 

Militia Bounty, ------- 

Land and New Building on Win- 
throp Street, ------- 

Unpaid Accounts, audited prior to 

March 1, 1852, 

Salaries of City Officers, - - - - 

Support of Schools, - - - - - 

Support of Poor, ------ 

Laying out Streets, - - - - - 

Repairs of Streets, ------ 

Paving Streets, ------- 



13,363 11 
5,139 91 
3,325 00 



Setting Edge Stone & Paving Gutters, 1,922 45 



Fire Department, -.----- 

Watch and Police, ------ 

Oil and Fuel, ...---- 1 2,145 08 

Lighting Streets, Lamps, Repairs, &c. 1,111 03 



49,300 00 

11,935 15 

8,624 63 

633 50 

10,452 75 

2,345 66 

5,360 98 

26,869 48 

7,668 02 



23,750 47 
6,681 75 
4,267 35 



Sew^ers and Drains, - - - - - 

Reservoirs, -------- 

Health Department, - - - - - 

Contingencies, ---*--- 

Cash on hand Marcli 1, 1853, 



3,256 11 
2,086 91 
350 00 
33 00 
3,244 91 
7,486 96 

$210,947 63 



The Joint Standing Committee on Finance, have examined the fore- 
5:oing Account Current, together with the Schedule of Receipts and 
Expenditures for the Financial Year, ending with Feb. 28, 1853, all of 
which they find to be accurate, and sustained by proper vouchers. The 
balance in the hands of the Ti'easurer, on the first day of March, 1853, 
was Seven Thousand Four Hundred Eighty-Six Dollars and Ninety- 
Six Cents. ($7,486 96.) 

RICHARD FROTHINGHAM, Jr." 

EDWARD LAWRENCE, 

AMOS TUFTS, 1 Finance 

P. J. STONE, f Committee. 

JUDSON MURDOCK, 

STEPHEN H. LYNDE. . 
Charlestown, Mass., May 2, 1853. 



Current with Amos Stone, City Treasurer, CH. 

with February 28, 1853. 

1853. By Cash Received, as follows, viz : 

Feb. 28. Cash on hand March 1, 1852, - - - - $ 6,461 40 

From Loans on time, ------ 50,000 00 

" Loans in anticipation of Taxes, - 49,300^00 

" Commonweahh for support of 

State Paupers for 1851, 1,681 45 

" Commonwealth on account of 

School Fund for 1852, 720 00 

" Commonwealth for Militia Bounty 

for 1851, 748 00 

3,149 45 

« Rents of City Property, 2,085 12 

"« Trustees of Schools, 1,000 00 

" Jacob Hittinger, for Land on 

Soley Street, 400 00 

" Subscriptions on account of wid- 
ening Soley Street, 380 00 
" Assessments for Sewers & Drains, 872 43 
" Interest on Notes and Bonds, 264 07 
" Town of Maiden, on account of 
suit to recover back the Tax paid 
on the Alms House and part of 

the farm for 1850, 341 97 

" T. O. Selfridge and others, for the 
privilege to build to the south- 
west wall of the new building 

on Winthrop Street, 210 00 

« City Clerk, fees for Recording, &c. 217 30 
" Superintendent of Burials, fees, 133 50 

" Superintendent of Streets, 12 33 

363 13 



Contract for House Offal, 125 00 

Sale of City Hearse and Harness, 120 00 

Sale of old Building Materials, 28 25 

Taxes collected to March 1, 1853, 94,456 80 
Cost collected on Taxes, 159 50 

Interest " " 18150 

94,797 80 



Unpaid Accoimts, audited, 1,049 01 



$210,947 63 



1853. 

March 1. By Balance, $7,486 96 

AMOS STONE, City Treasurer. 

Charlestown, Mass., March, 1S5S. 



RECEIPTS 

FOR THE YEAR ENDING FEB. 28, 1853. 



Cash on hand March 1, 1352, 66,461 40 

From Loans on time, ^50,000 00 

" Temporary Loans in anticipation of 

Taxes, 49,300 GO 

99,300 00 



Commonwealth for support of State 

Paupers for 1851, 1,68145 

do. on account of School Fund 

for 1852, 720 00 

do. on account of Militia for 1851, 748 00 



3,149 45 

Trustees of Schools, 1,000 00 

Jacob Hittinger, for land on Soley St, 403 GO 

John Parsons, for rent of Town wharf, 500 00 

Smith & Hopkins, for rent of City wharf, 350 00 

Evans & Powers, for rent of House, 252 12 

Samuel Palmer, for rent of Store, 200 00 

James Brown, do do 200 00 

Samuel T. Tapley, do do 200 00 

Jasper Stone, do do 150 00 

Abram Chamberlin, City Marshal, rent 

of City Hall, 233 00 



Charles Poole, City Clerk, fees for 

Recording, &c. 217 30 

A. Chamberlin, Supt. of Burials, Fees, 133 50 
Henry Conn, Supt. of Streets, for Labor, 12 33 



2,085 12 



363 13 



Amount carried forward, $112,759 10 



RKCEIPTS. y 

Amount brought forward, $112,759 10 

From Jacob Hittinger, for Interest, 32 20 

" Bethesda Baptist Society, do 180 14 

" Simeon B. Witney, do 46 90 

" Isaac Kendall, do 4 83 

" Sundry Individuals, interest on taxes, 181 50 

445 57 



Stearns & Collins, Subscript 

widening Soley Street, 
Nathan Carruth, do 


ion for 
do 


300 00 

40 00 


Jonathan Gary, 


do 


do 


15 00 


Samuel F. Tilden, 


do 


do 


15 00 


James Hobbs, 


do 


do 


10 00 



380 00 

Town of Maiden, on account of suit to 
recover back the Tax for 1850, paid 

on the Alms House and Land, 341 97 

T. O. Selfridge and others, for the priv- 
ilege to build to the south-west wall 

of the building on Wmthrop Street, 210 00 

Charles Perry, for Hearse and Harness, 120 00 

William Lyons, for House Offal, 125 00 

John Parsons, for old Building Materials, 15 00 
Benj. F. Fish, do 6 00 

Joseph S. Hart, do 3 00 

24 00 

James Hunnewell, for Labor, 4 25 

Alson Studley, for Drain, 

Oliver H. Hay, do 

William McElroy, do 

C. T. & H. H. Bradshaw, do 

Benjamin Edmands, do 

Addison Gage, do 

James Mellen, do 

Thomas Sampson, do 

Ruth Payson, do 

Job Richardson, do 

George W, Little, do 

Robert Rich, do 



10 86 


10 63 


5 81 


27 62 


4 00 


6 28 


3 77 


2 52 


14 87 


32 46 


29 70 


12 60 



Amount carried forward, $161 12 114,409 89 



10 RECEIPTS. 

Amount brought forward, $16112 114,409 89 

From Robert Rich, Jr. for Drain, 6 66 

" George A. Kettell, do 41 21 

" Jesse Harvvood, do 17 63 

•' Heirs of Wm. Austin, do 4107 

" Henry V. V. Blanchard, do 12 20 

" Sarah Waitt, do 15 00 

" Peter Conant, do 18 10 

" Jonathan Brown, Jr. do 19 24 

" Benj. Thompson &. Co. do 20 86 

" Mr. Potter, do 7 10 

" George VV. Gerrish, do '" 28 22 

" John Boles, do 6 34 

" Seth Sawyer, do 8 44 

" Bartholomew Raymond, do 12 02 

'* Elbridge Brown, do 6 91 

" J. Wiley Edmands, do 146 04 

•' Gage, Hittinger & Co. do 121 69 

" John W. Damon, do 182 58 

872 43 



Taxes 


of 1847, 


10 60 




1848, 


16 56 




1849, 


10 80 




1850, 


36 42 




1851, 


2,051 86 




1852, 


92,330 56 



94,456 80 

" Sundry individuals for cost on Taxes, 159 50 

Unpaid Accounts, audited and charged to 
the appropriations respectively, but 
not paid, 1,049 01 

$210,947 63 



EXPENDITURES 

FOR THE YEAE ENDING FEB. 28, 1853. 



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, SALARIES OF CITY OFFICERS. 

Richard Frothingham, Junior, Mayor, $500 00 

Amos Stone, City Treasurer, 1,000 00 

Charles Poole, City Clerk, 841 67 

Gustavus V. Hall, Clerk to Common Council, 15S 33 

Abram Chamberlin, City Marshal, 575 00 

Benj. F, Brackett, Superintendent of Streets, 216 60 
Abram Chamberlin, do 58 33 

Henry Conn, do 408 33 



25 00 


25 00 


12 00 


12 00 


12 00 



Stephen P. Kelley, Chief Engineer 9 mos. 

and Assistant Engineer 3 months, 162 50 

James M. Gardner, Chief Engineer 3 raos. 

and Assistant Engineer 9 months, 75 00 



683 32 



John O'Connor, City Messenger, 33 33 

Abijah Blanchard, do. 283 33 

316 66 

William F. Hall, Messenger to Com. Council, 25 00 

Thomas Greenleaf i 

Benjamin Phipps > Board of Assessors, 800 00 

John W.Mulliken j 

Gustavus V. Hall, Assistant Assessor, 

John Skilton, do 

Solomon G. Phipps, do 

Edward Thorndike, do 

Joseph Souther, do 



86 00 



Amount carried forward, ^237 50 $4,985 98 



12 EXPENDITURES. 

Amount brought forward, ^237 50 $4,985 98 
Robert Todd, Assistant Engineer, 50 00 
Edward T. Rand, do 50 CO 

Jas. A. D. Worcester, do 9 mos. 37 50 



Amount Appropriated, $5,250 00 
do transferred from 

Contingencies, 110 98 

Amount Expended, $5,360 98 



375 00 

$5,360 98 



" W 'I <1lllilii <i tli'i 



SUPPOET OF SCHOOLS. 



SALARIES OF TEACHERS. 

High School. 
Augustine M. Gay, Principal, $1,050 00 
Cliarles F. McDonald, Assistant, 650 00 
Philinda G. Bates, do 425 00 



$2,125 00 



Bunker-Hill School, No. 1. 
David Atwood, Principal, 1,000 00 

D. Eliza Farnsworth, Assistant, 250 00 
Caroline Phipps, do 250 00 



1,500 00 



Bunker-Hill School, No. 2. 
A. B. Sanders, Principal, 1,000 00 

Sarah J. Knight, Assistant, 250 00 

Ann Nowell, do 250 00 



1,500 00 



Harvard School, No. 1. 
C. Soule Cartee, Principal, 1,000 00 

Anna O. Rollins, Assistant, 250 00 



Amount carried forward, $1,250 00 $5,125 00 $5,360 9S 



EXPENDITURES. 



13 



Amount brought forward, $1,250 00 $5,125 00 $5,360 98 
Sarah F. Kittredge, Assistant, 250 00 
Mary J. Stockman, do 250 00 



1,750 00 



Harvard School, No. 2. 

Joseph B. Morse, Principal, 1,000 00 

Rebecca Drake, Assistant, 10 42 

Elizabeth Swords, do 239 5S 

Adeline M. West, do 250 00 

Adeline E. Clapp, do 171 53 

Hannah E. Knight, do 75 75 

Winihrop School, No. 1. 

Luther W. Anderson, Principal, 591 67 

Isaac Coffin, do 163 88 

B. F. S. Griffin, do 194 44 

Sarah A. Russell, Assistant, 255 00 

Rebecca S. Richardson, do 255 00 

Anna Delano, do 255 00 



Winihrop School, No. 2. 

Samuel S. Willson, Principal, 1,000 00 
Julia A. Bridges, Assistant, 
Anna M. Gregory, do 
Ellen A. Richardson, do 

TVan'en School, No. 
George Swan, Principal, 
Marianne Sampson, Assistant, 
Elizabeth Upton, do 

Emily A. Moulton, do 
Mary J. Chandler, do 

Warren School, No. 2. 
Joseph T. Swan, Principal, 1,000 00 
Sarah M. Cha'ndler, Assistant, 250 00 
Elizabeth Williams, do 156 25 



250 00 


250 00 


250 00 


Vo. 1. 


1,000 00 


250 00 


250 00 


148 60 


10140 



1,747 28 



1.714 99 



1,750 00 



1,750 CO 



Amount carried forward, $1,408 25 $13,837 27 $5,360 93 



14 . EXPENDITURES. 

Amount brought forward, $1,406 25 $13,837 27 $5,360 98 
Mary R. Mayhew, Assistant, 250 00 

Anne E. Chandler, do 93 75 



Primary 


Schools. 


3. ft %J\J \J\J 


Mary J. Brown, No 1 




250 00 


Malvina B. Skilton, 


2 




250 00 


Hannah H. Sampson, 


3 




250 00 


Charlotte M. Moore, 


4 




250 00 


Mary J. Chandler, 


5 


148 60 




Charlotte Poole, 


5 


101 40 


250 00 
250 00 


Mary L. Everett, 


6 




Susan L. Sawyer, 


7 




250 00 


Julia M. Ranstead, 


8 




250 00 


Sarah E. Woodbridge, 


9 




250 00 


Frances E. Smith, 


10 




250 00 


Joanna S. Putnam, 


11 




250 00 


Catharine D. Flint, 


12 


62 50 




Elizabeth A. Lord, 


12 


187 50 


250 00 

250 00 


Martha E. Lincoln, 


13 




Sarah E. Smith, 


14 




250 00 


Jane E. Rugg, 


15 




250 00 


Abby E. Hinckley, 


16 




250 00 


Emily S. Fernald, 


17 




250 00 


Elenora Butts, 


18 




250 00 


Louisa W. Huntress, 


19 




250 00 


Elizabeth C. Hunting, 


20 




250 00 


Louisa P. Hunting, 


21 




250 00 


Frances M. Lane, 






250 00 


Mary Ann Osgood, 


23 




250 00 


Caroline M.Chamberlin 


,24 




250 00 


Henrietta M. Sanborn, 


25 




250 00 


Charlotte Poole, 


26 


118 88 




Elizabeth Rodenburg, 


26 


81 12 











200 00 


Louisa A. Pratt, 


27 




250 00 


Mary M. Decoster, 


28 




52 08 



Amount carried forward, $22,389 35 $5,h60 98 



EXPENDITURES. 



15 



Amount brought forward, $22,339 35 85,360 98 

For care of School Rooms, Gleaning, 
and Making Fires. 



John Shedd, 


125 00 


Abel Winship, 


111 00 


William W. Frost, 


85 00 


Joshua W. Lincoln, 


62 50 


George W. Gage, 


62 50 


Charles Perry, 


43 50 


Henry Prentiss, 


40 00 


Jacob Sampson, 


23 50 


Henry M. Osgood, 


15 00 


Henry H. Abbott, 


15 00 


Ann Kerr, 


95 00 


Ann Taylor, 


81 00 


Margaret Frye, 


65 00 


Catharine McMahan, 


49 00 


Mary Gartland, 


43 50 


Margaret Boyd, 


32 00 


Margaret Hanley, 


28 50 


Jane Roach, 


17 00 


Mary Brinnin, 


21 50 


Ellen Gallagher, 


11 25 


Ellen Rooney, 


5 50 


Elizabeth Smith, 


4 00 


Charlotte Brown, 


3 00 



For Fuel and Labor on same. 
William Fletcher, Coal, 477 25 

James G. Fuller, do 84 25 

K. S. Chaffee, Charcoal, 105 60 

S.& E.Knight,Wood,Bark iS^ Coal, 495 05 



Catharine McMahan, Wood, 


2 25 


Daniel Laing, sawing and splitting 
Wood, &c. 


70 75 


William Rooney, do 


53 25 


James McKenna, do 


46 00 



1,039 25 



1.334 40 



Amount carried forward, $24,713 00 $5,360 98 



16 EXPENDITURES. 

Amount brought forward, $24,713 00 $5,360 9S 

For Stoves, Repairs, ^"c. 

Samuel T. Tapley, 135 69 

B. W. Duriklee, 17 75 

F. L. Eberle, 4 00 



157 44 



333 56 


93 00 


30 00 


1 00 


47 00 


12 87 


6 08 


163 80 


22 70 



For Repairs of Buildings. 

Nathaniel Shnttuck, Carpenter's 
Work and Materials, 

David Preston, do 

Jesse Gay, do 

J. B. &C. Wilson, do ' 

Charles P. Brooks, Masonry and 
Whitewashing, 

Elisha B. Faunce, do 

Nathan W. Stratton, do 

Weston &, Mason, Painting, 

James C. Deland, do 

Henry V. V. Bianchard, Paint- 
ing and tsetting Glass, 94 64 

James A. D. Worcester, Paper, 
Hanging, & Window Shades, 

James Finn, Repairs, 

Henry Nutting &- Co do 
S.N. Fuller, Hanging Bell, 
Moses Babcock, Repairing Locks 
and Keys, 

For Books, Maps, Charts^ Philosophi- 
cal Apparatus and Stationery. 

McKim &/ Cutter, Books and 

Stationery, 343 59 

Aaron R. Gay, do 66 26 

Little & Brown, Books, 1100 

N. D. Cotton, Paper, 6 85 

Chamberlin & Ritchie, Philo- 
sophical Apparatus and Re- 
pairs, 



110 60 


39 28 


5 81 


3 00 


2 74 



23 80 



971 08 



Amount carried forward. |45l 50 $25,841 52 $5,360 98 



EXPENDITURES. 



17 



Amount brought forward, 8451 50 $25,811 52 85,360 98 

Ide and Dutton, Maps and Charts, 5 62 
Alfred A. Childs, Map Frames, 7 89 

465 01 



For Printing. 




William W. Wheildon, 


92 20 


Caleb Rand, 


36 00 


DeCosla & Williams, 


16 25 


John Wilson & Son, 


13 00 


William C. Lears, 


8 50 


For Sundries. 





Abijah Blanchard, one year's salary as 
Messenger to Board of Trustees, 200 00 

A. B Needham, taking Census of 
children between 5 and 15 years 
of age, 19 00 

Harvard Church Society, rent of 
School Room, 

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

James Adams, Brushes, Hard- 
ware, &c. 

Jasper Stone, Clock, 

Jacob Caswell, Repairing Pumps, 

George W. Little, Mugs, &lc. 

A.F. (fc J.M. Shepherd, Teaming, 

Savage & Brown, Teaming, 

Fosdick, Carter & Co., Chairs, 

Charles B. Rogers, Lime, 

Nathaniel Johnson, Removing 
Night Soil, 

Abijah Blanchard, Labor, 

William Roach, do. 

Charles P. Fessenden do. 



35 00 


24 51 


49 57 


5 50 


12 45 


4 98 


2 34 


25 


1 84 


1 00 


4 50 


28 63 


6 18 


125 



165 95 



397 00 
26.869 48 



Amount carried forward, ^32.230 46 



18 EXPENDITURES. 

Amount brought forward, $32,230 46 

Amount Appropriated, ^25,000 00 
do Received from 

Commonweath, 720 OU 

do Trust's of Sch'Is. 1,000 00 

do Transfer'd from 

Contingencies, 150 00 



^26,870 00 
Amount Expended, 26,869 48 



Balance to Unappropriated Funds, 52 



SUPPOET OF PAUPEES. 



For Salaries. 
Albert Eaton, Superintendent, 
Jacob Hayes, Physician, 
Rebecca Hall, Matron, 


§400 00 
150 00 
130 00 


$6S0 00 



For Groceries, Provisiojis, cj^c. 

Hurd, Hutchins & Co. Groceries, 303 68 

Charles A. Barker, 

Johnson & Richardson, 

Mullett & Bradbury, 

H. &. S. P. Hill, 

John P. Couthouy, 

Noyes«fe Call, 

Bradley iS:- Willis, 

James Mclntire, 

Corey & Goodwin, 

Hermon Hutchinson, 

Mahoney & Temple, 



do 


269 72 


do 


220 94 


do 


209 92 


do 


118 55 


do 


86 27 


do 


63 05 


do 


40 07 


do 


32 34 


do 


24 71 


do 


10 23 


do. 


9 50 




! .388 93 



Amount carried forward, $2,063 93 ^32,230 46 



EXPENDITURES. 


ly 


Amount brought forward, 


$2,068 98 832,230 46 


John VV. Hollis, Provisions, 


168 19 




Robert Wason, do 


157 16 




John P. Couthouy, do 


145 00 




Samuel Pahner, do 


138 48 




Nahum Chapin, do 


85 69 




David Allen, do 


72 02 




T. C. Bosvvell, do 


56 72 




Olvin F. Raymond, do 


37 84 




Wells Chase, do 


27 90 




Henry J. Kendall, do 


24 57 




J. Thompson, do 


22 81 




Bradley & Willis, do 


17 99 


954 37 


Mathes & Snow, Flour, 


238 38 


t/C*** O 1 


Johnson & Richardson, do 


169 12 




Bradley &. Willis, do 


144 25 


551 75 


Wesson &i, Gary, Grain and Meal, 


213 50 


tJU M. i fJ 


Nathan Tufts, Jr. do 


45 48 




Barnard Riley, do 


6 09 








265 07 


John P. Couthouy, Bread, 


157 16 


Brown & Goodrich, do 


69 39 




William Fairfield, Bread &, Yeast, 


28 23 


2,54 78 


William Whittemore, Milk, 




99 68 


David Brown, Fresh Fish, 


7 70 




William Smith, do 


4 13 


11 83 






For Dry Goods, Clothi?ig 


(|-C. 




John Skilton, Dry Goods, 


216 34 




William Fosdick, do 


1S9 39 




A. H. Heath & Co. do 


22 10 




William Arnold, do 


77 87 




Hannah Ford, do 


32 08 




Jevvett & Gates, do 


22 68 


560 46 



Amount carried forward, 84,766 92^32,230 46 



20 EXPENDITURES. 

Amount brought forward, $4,766 92 $32,230 46 

Arnold & Co. Boots and Shoes, 154 48 
Ebenezer White, do 39 03 



John C. Thomas, Hats & Caps, 11 09 
Joseph S. Hart, do 13 50 



For Supjjort of Paupers out of the 
Alms House. 

Town of Nantucket, support of 

Bennett Family, 343 81 

Townof Somerville, do. B. Shute, 10 67 

D. B. Gould ^ D. A. Rand, do. 

S. Rand, 87 00 

Suffolk House of Correction, do. 

Convicts, 60 70 

Middlesex House of Correc'n.do. 55 11 



For Fuel and Labor on the same. 
Addison Childs, Coal, 447 50 

Samuel Thomas, Freight on Coal, 211 25 
E. Pray, Wood, 297 56 

John Parsons, Splitting ^ Team- 
ing Wood, 72 12 
George W. Turner, Team'g Wood, 18 50 
Levi Goodnow, do 16 00 

For Simdries. 
Nathan Merrill, Stationery, 
McKim & Cutter, do 

Joseph Young, Lumber, 

Tho's Greenleaf &/ Co. do 
Oliver Dickson, do 

Moses Morse, Blacksmith Work, 

Ham & Brother, do 

Weeman &, Strand, Shoeing Horses, 13 92 



1 05 


2 29 


21 48 


53 16 


10 82 


21 45 


15 35 


s, 13 92 



193 51 



24 59 



557 29 



1,062 93 



3 34 



85 46 



50 72 



Amount carried forward, $6,744 76 $32,2;i0 46 



EXPENDITURES. 



21 



Amount brought forward, ^6,744 76 $32,230 46 

B. W. Dunklee, Repairing Stoves, IS 95 

Griffin Gibson, do 5 82 

Chilson, Richardson & Co, do 5 25 



Thomas C. Byron, Rent, 
George W. Adams, do 

James Jones, Labor, 
John Jones, do 

Charles Perry, Burials, 
Caleb Symmes, do 

Abijah Blanchard, Commitments 

to Alms House, 
Stephen P. Kelley, do 
Adolphus J. Carter, do 



22 00 


GOO 


75 00 


20 92 


57 00 


lSe50 



10 52 

11 68 
I 46 



30 02 



28 00 



95 92 



75 50 



23 66 

72 12 
141 00 
169 00 
85 61 
29 96 
69 63 



Absalom Rand, Soap, 

William Lyons, House Offal, 

Reed & Curtis, Pigs, 

Proprietors of Maiden Bridge, for Tolls, 

Elias Crafts, Jr., Medicines, 

Ruggles, Nourse & Mason, Seeds, Tools, &c. 

Geo, W, Little & Co , Tin and Earthen Ware, 34 39 

Robert B. Edes, Jr., Hardware, 18 19 

Luther F. Whitney, Paints and Oils, 11 99 

Benjamin Phipps, Harness Work, 4 22 

Charles P. tirooks. Whitewashing, 8 00 

James Finn, Repairing Slate, 9 75 

Enoch J. Clark, Painting, 3 00 

Samuel T. Tapley, Repairing Pumps, &c. 5 13 

James F. Foster, Truss, 3 00 

James A. D. Worcester, Paper Hangings, 1 17 

William B. Parker, Teaming, 4 00 

Amount carried forward, 



7,668 02 
$39,898 48 



22 EXPENDITURES. 

Amount brought forward, $39,893 48 

Amount Appropriated, 86,000 00 

do. received from Com'lth, 1,681 45 



87,681 45 
Amount Expended, 7,668 02 



813 4:5 



Transferred to Sewers 
and Drains, 6 OS 

Balance to Unappro- 
priated Funds, 7 35 



13 43 



For Annual Compensatioji to the Mernhers of the 
Engine^ Hook&f Ladder^ and Hose Camp's. 

Engine Company, No. 1, 8512 88 

do No. 2, 516 00 

do No. 3, 516 00 

do No. 4, 

do No. 5, 

do No. 7, 

Hook and Ladder Company, 
Hose Company, 

198 Members of the Fir-^ Depart- 
ment, the amount of their 
Poll Tax for 1851, 
Stephen P. Kelley, Clerk to the 
Board of Engineers, 

Amount carried forward, 83,867 53 839,898 48 



509 75 


506 62 


516 00 


205 86 


277 42 


297 00 


10 00 



EXPENDITURES. 



23 



Amount brought forward. 
For Repairs of Engmes and 
Ajjparatus. 

James Boyd & Son, Hose and 

Repairs, 
Shelton &, Cheever, do 
E. A. G. Roulstone, Fire Caps, 
Engine Company No. 3, do 

Hittinger, Cook & Co., Repairs 
of Engines, 

Hunneman & Co., do 
Henry Smith, do 

L. H. Hayward, do 

William Pedrick, do 

Caleb Larkin, do 

Henry A. Cook, do 

Charles T. Mullett, do 
John Shedd, do 

David S. Tucker, do 
William M. Howell, do 
William A. Barnard, do 
George W. Waitt, do 
Leonard Jones, do 

Oliver Brown, Neat's Foot Oil, 
T. M. Cutter, Cordage, 
Arnold & Co., Leather, 
George Fuller, Painting, &c. 
Hose Company, Torches, 
Lysander Cole, Belts, &/C. 
Samuel Kidder & Co., Blacking, 

For Repairs of Buildings. 

Nathaniel Shattuck, Carpenter's 

Work and Materials, 39 67 

J B. & C. Wilson, do 35 35 

Earl Wyman, do 32 90 

John Howard, do 6 00 



$3,867 53 $3,9898 48 



664 88 


252 72 


195 00 


17 50 


513 12 


102 00 


25 50 


59 55 


23 75 


11 50 


10 87 


11 95 


2 00 


2 00 


1 25 


1 00 


1 00 


1 00 


27 50 


8 27 


6 17 


8 46 


5 00 


5 29 


63 



1,957 91 



Amount carried forward, $1 13 92 $5,825 44 $39,898 48 



24 EXPENDITURES. 

Amount brought forward, $113 92 $5,825 44 $39,898 48 

B. Thompson & Co., Lumber, 4 58 

Charles P. Brooks, Mason Work 

and Materials, 29 00 

Jeremiah B. Bradford, do 15 00 

C. L. Lothrop, do 9 87 
Elisha B. Faunce, do 9 79 
Henry Nutting & Co., Stone Work, 28 00 
James Finn, Repairing Slate, 3 17 
John B. Bennett, do. 1 50 
Jacob B. Marsli, Painting& Glaz'g 12 00 
James C. Deland, do 8 00 
Enoch J. Cl.irk. do 4 50 
Francis J Ahneder, do 3 00 
William C. Simonds, do 2 75 
Henry V.V. Blanchard, do 2 90 
William Hall & Co., Keys, 5 55 
William H. Smith, Paper and Hang'g, 4 20 



257 73 



For Reservoirs, Wells t^' Hydrants. 

E. B. Faunce, Materials and La- 
bor on Reservoirs, 69 60 

C. L. Lothrop, do 13 75 

James Gilday, care of Reservoirs, 33 00 

George W. Waitt, care of Hydrants, 10 00 

Jonas L.Jennerson, Labor on Wells, 44 06 

Samuel T. Tapley, Lead Pipe 
and Repairing Pumps, 

Jacob Caswell, Repairing Pumps 
William H. Caswell, Covers for 

Reservoirs and Wells, 
John Bryant, Jr., do 

T.&T.F.Hunnewell, do 
Oliver Dickson, do 

Amount carried forward, $6,353 60 §39,898 48 



47 35 




18 00 




20 57 




5 75 




5 15 




3 20 






^70 43 




t^ 4 \J 'itJ 



EXPENDITURES. 



25 



Amount carried forward, 
For Refreshments furnished at Fires 
to Engine Companies from other 
Towns. 
Engine Company No. 1, 10 00 

11 00 
44 00 
1150 
36 00 
25 50 
13 50 
1 00 



5,353 60 $39,898 43 



do 


No. 


2, 


do 


No. 


4, 


do 


No. 


5. 


do 


No 


7, 


Hose Company, 






John P. Putnam, 






James Brown, 







For Sundries. 




George E. Rogers, T 


eaminor Hose 




and Drawing Engines, 




15 12 


George VV. Turner, 




do. 


20 88 


Andrew J. Savage, 




do. 


6 25 


Patrick Boyle, 




do. 


2 00 


Hugh Kelley, 




do. 


1 CO 


Asa Wellman, 




do. 


100 


John G. Butts and others. 


Labor at 




Fires, 






10 00 


John F. Powers, 




do. 


17 50 


Richard A. Stoddard, 




do. 


10 35 


Thomas Goodwin, 




do. 


7 50 


Ward & Cole, 




do. 


4 00 


Thomas McCusker, 




do. 


2 00 


Michael Dunn, 




do. 


1 00 


William Dennis, 




do. 


2 00 


Asa B. Barker, 




do. 


1 00 


S. T. Tapley, Stoves, 


Repairs, &c. 


33 33 


Joshua C. Collins, 




do. 


7 50 


Rufus Cass, Carriage 


Hire, 


13 25 


Jerome G. Kidder, Oil C 


isk, 


5 62 


Corey &- Goodwin, B 


rooms, &,c. 


2 84 


John P. Currier, Oil, 


&c 


. 


1 44 


McKim & Cutter, St 


ationery, 


2 78 



152 50 



Anjotint carried forward, 
4 



$168 36 $6,506 10 $39,898 48 



Kb EXPENDITURES. 


Amount brought forward, 


$16S 36 


DeCosta &, Williams, Printing, 


1 50 


Wm. W. Wheildon, do. 


1 00 


Stephen P. Kelley, Disbursements, 1 62 


John Cole, Ladder, 


1 50 


Luther F. Whitney, Brushes, 


1 34 


Mullett &. Bradbury, Broom, 


33 


Amount Appropriated, 


$5,800 00 


" Transferred from 




Contingencies, 


881 75 



5,681 75 



>,506 10 $39,898 48 



175 65 



STREETS 



6,681 75 



John D. Stevens, 


Labor, 


$303 13 


Thos. C. Johnson, 


do. 


206 87 


William Riordan, 


do. 


247 49 


James Riordan, 


do. 


246 09 


William Riordan, 2d 


, do. 


242 97 


Thomas Dugan, 


do. 


208 11 


Richard Guiton, 


do. 


204 17 


Dennis Donovan, 


do. 


187 93 


David Riordan, 


do. 


174 07 


William Roach, 


do. 


149 06 


William Carroll, 


do. 


118 67 


Timothy Quinlan, 


do. 


100 62 


David Keefe, 


do. 


96 75 


Maurice Roach, 


do. 


66 36 


Luther Lawton, 


do. 


21 25 


Daniel O'Brien, 


do. 


18 75 


Jeremiah Donovan, 


do. 


4 50 



Amount carried forward, $2,596 79 



$46,580 23 



EXPENDITURES. 



27 



Amount brought forward, $2,596 79 $4C.580 2S 

Jeremiah Murray, Labor, 5 08 

John Marden, do. 2 00 

Michael Mahar, do. 3 94 

James Grimes, do. 5 62 

James Daley, do. 2 50 

J. & A. S. Tutlle, do. 12 00 

William H. Caswell, do. 3 50 
John Donovan, Labor & Teaming, 595 34 

Hugh Kelley, do. Il9 46 

Levi Goodnow, do. 22 50 

George W. Turner, Teaming, 26 00 

Leonard Emerton, do. 7 50 

— 3,402 21 



Isaac C. Gushing, Labor and Mate- 
rials for Cesspools and Inlets to 
Drains. 196 50 



Elisha B. Faunce, do. 


79 38 




George S. Adams, do. 


33 16 




Henry Nutting & Co. Stone Curbs 
for Cesspools, 


50 01 




John Bryant, Jr. Covers for do. 


25 50 




T. & T. F. Hunnewell, do. 


6 22 


390 77 


Weeman &l Strand, Horse-shoeing, 


41 59 




Ham & Brother, Blacksmith work. 


36 13 




John W. Richardson, do. 


28 62 




Hittinger, Cook &, Co. do. 


12 57 




James Emery, do. 


12 37 




William Hodgkins, do. 


8 97 


140 25 


Oliver Dickson, New Cart and Re- 
pairs, 


111 96 


John Bryant, Jr., Rep'ng Carts, &c. 
T. & T. F. Hunnewell, do. 


6 37 
6 34 


124 67 


J. B. & C. Wilson, Carpenter's 
work and Material, 


6154 


l.i«^ \J 9 


Amos Brown, do. 


20 31 




Cottrell &, Brooks, Lumber, 


3 00 


84 85 







Amount carried forward, §4,142 75 $46.580 23 



5!g 



EXPENDITURES. 



Amount brought forward, 
Oakrnan &, KIdridge, Flag Stone, 
J. E. &N. Brown, do. 

H. Nutting & Co. Stone Chips, 
Caleb Syinmes, Covering Stone for 
Drain, 



$4,142 75 $46,580 23 



Wesson & Garj, 


Grain, 


E. Derby, 


Hay, 


H. Stone, 


do. 


George Floyd, 


do. 


Fuller &- Eaton, 


do. 


N. Barry, 


do. 


B. Thompson & C 


0. do. 


E. Lyon, 


do. 



James Adams, Hard Ware, 
Robert B. Edes, Jr. do. 



25 81 
8 12 
3 60 

2 25 

284 20 
46 33 
36 72 
20 92 
19 22 
16 93 
16 30 
8 79 

7 03 
2 46 



Horatio G. Waldron, Painting Street 

Signs, 
Henry V. V. Blanchard, 



do. 



6 00 
2 50 



Robert Call, Coal, 
Arthur W. Tufts, do. 



2 13 

2 06 



T. & J. Doane, Jr., Surveying, 
Bowman & Fox, Powder, 
Mahoney &. Temple, Fuse, 
Charles T. Mullett, Harness Work, 14 46 
Jacob Caswell, Repairing Pumps, 
Gage, Hittinger & Co., Wharfage, 
T. M. Cutter, Cordage, 
Samuel T. Tapley, Lantern, 6lc. 
Mullett & Bradbury, Oil and Pail, 
Andrew J. Lock, Trees, 
William Saunders, Services, 
Michael Lynch, Damage sustained by 
Defect in Street, 

7^"^ Amount carried forward, 



39 78 



449 46 



9 54 



8 50 



4 19 



26 70 


23 50 


2 00 


14 46 


9 00 


5 37 


2 30 


2 88 


4 21 


2 00 


3 CO 

1 


by 
30 00 


105 40 





1,779 64 $46,580 23 



ESPENblTURES. 29 

Amolint brought forward, $4,779 64 $46,5S0 23 

For Gravel. 

George Tewksbury, Gravel, 234 1»4 
Gore, Rose & Co. do. 30 CO 

Win. B. Parker, Teaming Gravel, 28 75 
Levi Goodnow, do. 29 00 

Oakman & Eldridge, Wharfage, 25 08 
Geo. W. White & Co. do. 12 50 

360 27 



For Paving. 
Gore, Rose & Co., Labor and Ma- 
terials for Paving Warren and 
Winthrop Streets, 3000 00 

do. do. Water Street, 323 00 



For Edge Slone, Setting, <^'c. 

Oakman & Eldridge, Stone and 

Gravel, 357 35 

Gore, Rose &z, Co., Labor and Ma- 
terials for Paving Gutters and 
Setting Edge Stone, 1558 10 

G. W. Warren, Stone, 7 00 



3,325 00 



1,922 45 
10,387 36 



Amount Appropriated, $9,000 00 

Transferred from Unappropriated 

Funds, 825 00 

Transferred from Contingencies, 562 36 



Amount Expended, $10,387 36 



LAYING OUT 
AND WIDENING STREETS. 

Wrn. H. Bacon, Land Damage on 

Soley Street, 8550 00 

Jacob Hittinger, do. 450 00 



Artiount carried forward, $ 1 ,000 GO 156,967 59 



30 



EXPENDITURES. 



Amount brought forward, $1,000 CO 

Elbridge Brown, Land Damage on 

Soley Street, 100 00 

Timothy Fletcher and others, Ref- 
erees in case of Wm. 11. Bacon 
vs. City of Charlestown, 30 00 



$56,967 59 



Alfred Carleton, Land for Monum't 

Avenue, 3200 00 

Hebecca Peabody, do. 1900 00 

Charles T. Frost, do. 1600 00 

Betsey Gage, do. 1500 00 

Eliza W. Hammond, do. 900 00 

Samuel S. Runey, do. 101116 

Edw. F. Cutter, Land for Medford 

Street, 500 00 

Prances B. Adams, do. 500 00 

T. & J. Doane, Jr, Surveying, 245 00 

Stearns & Sanborn, do. 50 50 

John A. Sanborn, do. 39 00 

G. V. Hall, Services, 50 00 

Isaac C. Cushing, Labor &i, Mater'ls, 76 15 
Elisha B. Faunce, do. 25 92 

Dolphin D. Taylor, do. 23 62 

A. C. Palmer, do. 14 63 

J. B. & C. Wilson, do. 8 00 

John Donovan, Labor & Teaming, 148 79 



1,130 00 



10,111 16 



1,000 00 



384 50 



Hugh Kelley, 




do. 


100 00 


John D. Stevens, 




Labor, 


32 50 


Thomas C. Johnson, 


do. 


18 13 


William Riordan, 




do. 


24 46 


William Riordan, 


2d. 


do. 


25 88 


James Riordan, 




do. 


23 62 


David Riordan, 




do. 


22 78 


Thomas Dugan, 




do. 


22 50 


Dennis Donovan, 




do. 


24 75 


Richard Guilon, 




do. 


23 63 



Amount carried forward, $615 36 $12,625 66 $56,967 59 



EXPENDITURES. 



31 



Amount brought forward, 
William Roach, Labor, 

William Carroll, do. 

J. Woodbury, do. 

Charles T. Mullett, do. 
Richard Watts, do. 

John Coakley, do. 

A. Tufts, do. 

Cottrell (Si/ Brooks, Lumber, 
Abijah Blanchard, Labor, 



$615 36 $12,625 66 $56,967 59 
20 25 
22 22 
49 45 
12 59 

3 47 

4 00 
2 06 
2 55 

5 50 
737 45 

13.363 11 







Balance from last year's 




Account, 


$1,091 15 


Amount of Appropriation, 


3,000 00 


Loan, 


10,000 00 


Subscriptions on account 




of widening Soley Street, 


380 00 



$14,471 15 
Amount Expended, 13,363 11 

Balance to next year's Account, $1,108 04 



WATCH AND POLICE. 



Charles Sanderson, 
Judah Wetherbee, 
William Norton, 
James Hager, Jr., 
Harper E. Percival, 
James G. Dadley, 
William G. Plummer, 
William S. Robbins, 



Amount carried forward, $1,197 75 



Watch, 


$168 00 


do. 


169 50 


do. 


160 25 


do. 


140 00 


do. 


140 00 


do. 


140 00 


do. 


140 00 


do. 


140 00 



$70,330 70 



32 


EXPENDITURES. 




Amount brought forward, 


$1,197 75 


$70,330 70 


Joseph Mears, 


Watch, 


140 00 




Perkins Norton, 


do. 


188 75 




Levi Rice, 


do. 


138 75 




Asa B. Barker, 


do. 


137 50 




Charles Burcham, 


do. 


137 50 




Joseph Bibrim, 


do. 


137 50 




Oilman Putney, 


do. 


136 25 




William B. Onthank 


do. 


136 25 




Perley Clark, 


do. 


135 00 




Henry Prentiss, 


do. 


135 00 




Joseph Cutter, 


do. 


130 00 




George Richardson, 


do. 


126 25 




Jonathan Bartlett, 


do. 


111 25 




Daniel H. Parker, 


do. 


88 75 




Ira F. Martin, 


do. 


85 00 




Sanford Fisher, 


do. 


72 50 




Royal Underwood, 


do. 


61 25 




Abram Chamberlin, 


do. 


47 75 




William Clough, 


do. 


38 75 




Samuel W. Spauldin 


g, do. 


37 50 


■ ' ' ■'■ ''i'lj-'. v"'- ■", ; 1 


Charles B. Durling, 


do. 


31 25 




George L. Perkins, 


do. 


27 50 




Luther Lawton, 


do. 


17 50 




Allen Putnam, 


do. 


16 25 




John West, 


do. 


7 50 




James R. Conner, 


do. 


5 00 




Richmond D. Norto 


n, do. 


5 00 


3,479 25 






Stephen P. Kelley, 


Police, 


148 35 




Abijah Blanchard, 


do. 


129 00 




Charles Sanderson, 


do. 


89 00 




Joseph S. Currell, 


do. 


61 CO 




Judah Wetherbee, 


do. 


33 50 




William Norton, 


do. 


30 50 




Adolphus J. Carter, 


do. 


29 50 





Amount carried forward, $520 85 $3479 25 $70,330 70 



EXPENDITURES. 



33 



Amount brought forward, 

William B. Onthank, Police, 
Daniel H. Parker, do. 
Oilman Putney, do. 
Samuel W. Spaulding, do. 
Perley Clark, do. 
Joseph S. Bibrim, do. 
Ira F. Martin, do. 
Asa B. Barker, do. 
John Kalnar, do. 
Richard Berry, do. 
Charles Burcham, do. 
Sanford Fisher, do. 
Joshua W. Lincoln, do. 
James Miskelly, do. 
Perkins Norton, do. 
George Richardson, do. 
Levi Rice, do. 
James G. Dadley, do. 
William G. Plummer, do. 
William S. Robbins, do. 
Joseph Mears, do. 
Richmond D. Norton, do. 
George L. Perkins, do. 
Royal Underwood, do. 
Charles B. Burling, do. 
James R. Conner, do. 
George W. Waitt. do. 
John S. Whitney, do- 
Thomas Goodwin, do. 
Nathaniel Shattuck, do. 
David W. Sargent, do. 
Henry W. Homer, do. 
N. W. Adams, do. 
Edward Miskelly, do, 
Thomas P. Young, do. 
Thomas A. Byron, do. 

Amount carried forward, 
5 



$520 85 f 3,479 25 $70,330 70 

26 00 
14 50 

5 50 

5 50 

5 25 

5 25 

5 25 

5 25 

5 25 

5 25 

4 75 

4 00 

3 50 

3 50 

3 25 

3 25 

3 25 

3 25 

3 25 

3 25 

3 25 

3 25 

3 25 

3 25 

3 25 

3 25 

3 25 

3 25 

3 25 

3 25 

3 25 

3 25 

3 25 

3 25 

3 25 

3 25 



$691 10 $3,479 25 $70,330 70 



34: 


EXPENDITURES. 


Amount brought forward, 


$691 10 13,479 25 ^ 


Lyman O. Chase, Police, 


3 25 


Charles Perry, 


do. 


3 25 


William Clough, 


do. 


2 00 


John West, 


do. 


2 00 


Henry Prentiss, 


do. 


2 00 


Allen Putnam, 


do. 


2 00 . 


George W. Hammond, 


do. 


2 00 


John Howard, 


do. 


2 00 


Isaac Sargent, 


do. 


2 00 


George W. Gage, 


do. 


2 00 


Henry L. Meservey, 


do. 


2 00 


William H. Gallop, 


do. 


2 00 


Joseph Hayden, 


do. 


2 00 


Benjamin Huff, 


do. 


2 00 


Henry P. Gardner, 


do. 


2 00 


John Williams, 


do. 


2 00 


Harper E. Percival, 


do. 


125 


Jonathan Bartlett, 


do. 


125 


James Hager, Jr., 


do. 


"125 ■:-•- 


Luther Lawton, 


do. 


1 25 


Samuel O. Weston, 


do. 


125 


A. C. Palmer, 


do. 


1 25 

I'^'l 10 


Asa B. Barker, Care of Watch 




House, 




55 00 


Amount Appropriated, 


14,300 00 


Amount Expended, 


ited Func 


4,267 35 


Balance to Unappropri 


Is, $32 65 



4,267 35 



Amount carried forward, 



$74,598 05 



EXPENDITURES. 35 

Amount brought forward $74,593 05 



OIL AND FUEL. 



Thayer & Rice, Oil, 

Jerome G. Kidder, do. 
Bradley &z, Willis, do. 
Andrew J. Savage, Teaming 
Oil, 

Overseers of the Poor, Coal, 
Thomas Greenleaf, Bark, 
B. Thompson & Co., do. 



Amount Appropriated, 
Amount Expended, 



1,752 59 






206 64 




% 


8 40 






10 45 


$1,978 08 








150 00 






15 00 






2 00 


167 00 








2,145 08 






2,500 00 






2,145 08 







Balance to Sewers and Drains, $354 92 



LIGHTING STREETS. 

Henry Prentiss, Lighting Lamps, $256 87 
William B. Onthank, do. 256 87 

Jonas Foster, do. 255 00 

George C. Hughes, do. 254 37 

$1,023 11 



For Repairs of Lanterns, S^c. 
Samuel T. Tapley, Repairs &c. 42 59 
Horatio G, Waldron, do, 5 80 

James C. Deland, do. 4 50 



Amount carried forward, $52 89 $1,023 U $76,743 13 



36 EXPENDITURES. 

Amount brought forward, |52 89 $1,023 11 $76,743 13 

Henry V. V. Blanchard, Repairs, 2 95 

Benjamin Edrnands, do. 2 00 

Frederick L. Eberle, do. 1 00 

Isaac C. Gushing, Lamp Post, 7 56 

B. E. Gline, Wicking, 15 12 
George P. Kettell, Thermometer,&c. 2 95 

James Adams, Shears, 2 49 

Robert B. Edes, Jr., do. 96 



87 92 
1,11103 



Amount Appropriated, $1,200 00 

Amount Expended, 1,11103 



Balance to Sewers and Drains, $88 97 



SEWERS AND DRAINS. 

Dolphin D. Taylor, Building 



Sewer in Lexington Street, 


$663 50 


; 


Parker, Stearns, & Sanborn, 
Surveying, 


29 50 


$693 00 

457 20 


Dolphin D. Taylor, Building 
Sewer in Medfurd Street, 




Jonas L. Jennerson, building ' 
Sewer in Water Street, 


440 55 




Parker, Stearns & Sanborn, 
Surveying, 


9 76 


450 31 


Jonas L. Jennerson, Building 
Sewer in School and Bartlett 
Streets, 


351 40 


Parker, Stearns &/ Sanborn, 
Surveying, 


15 00 


366 40 


Jonas L, Jennerson, Repairing 
Drains, 


51 75 



Amount carried forward, $51 75 $1,966 91 $77,854 16 



EXPENDITURES. 37 

Amount brought forward, 851 75 $1,966 91 $77,854 16 
Levi Cleaves, Repairing Drains, 30 00 
J. B. & C. Wilson, do. 23 25 

Moses P. Worthen, do. 15 GO 

120 00 

2,086 91 



Amount Appropriated, $200 00 

Collected from Assessments, 872 43 

Transferred from Oil and Fuel, 354 92 
do. do. Interest, 210 42 

do. do. Contingencies, 187 09 
do. do. Health Dep'mt, 167 00 
do. do. Lighting Streets, 8S 97 
do. do, Supportof Paupers, 6 03 



Amount Expended, $2,086 91 



RESERYOIES. 

Jonas L. Jennerson, Building Res- 
ervoir in Lawrence Street, 350 00 

Amount Appropriated, $350 00 



HEALTH DEPARTMENT. 

Abram Chamberlin, Disbursements, $27 00 

Wm. B. Onthank, Removing Dead Animals, 6 00 



33 00 



Amount carried forward, $80,324 07 



38 EXPENDITURES. 

Amount brought forward, $80,324 07 

Amount Appropriated, $200 00 

Amount Expended, 33 00 

Balance to Drains and Sewers, $167 00 



CONTINGENCIES. 

For Printing and Advertising. 
Caleb Rand, Printing, |395 70 

Wm. W. VVheildon, do. 
DeCosta & Williams, do. 
Beals, Greene & Co., Advertising, 
Sleeper «S6 Rogers, do. 

For Stationery, Books, ^r. 

McKim & Cutter, Stationery and 

Books, 
Aaron R. Gay, do. 

Nathan Merrill, do. 

James French, Books, 
J. Stone, Pencils, &c. 
Charles Poole, Map, 
Charles B. Rogers, Pens and Ink, 

For Repairs of City Buildings. 
Nathaniel Shattuck, Carpenter 



2S5 32 


246 50 


10 00 


10 00 


6S 13 


8 87 


6 94 


4 50 


4 00 


4 00 


91 



1947 52 



97 35 



Work and Materia 


ds, 


187 19 


Adna Cushing, 


do. 


78 63 


Loring & Simonds, 


do. 


35 70 


Amos Brown, 


do. 


23 08 


J. B. & C. Wilson, 


do. 


5 75 


H. «fc E. Collins, 


do. 
forward, 


5 50 


Amount carriec 


$335 85 11,044 87 



,324 07 



I 



EXPENDITURES. 39 

Amount brought forward, $335 85 11,044 87 $80,324 07 
Charles Powers, Carpenter Work, 3 75 
A. Willson, do. 1 95 

Mellen & Richards, Moving Build'g, 20 00 
Isaac C. Gushing, Mason Work and 

Materials, 91 42 

Charles P. Brooks, do. 5 00 

James Finn, Repairing Slate, 11 02 

Hugh Kelley, Teaming and Labor, 14 50 
Atkinson Brown, Teaming Stone, 13 00 
Griffin Gibson, Conductor, 7 33 

J. A. D. Worcester, Paper Hangings, 6 39 
H. G. Waldron, Painting & Glazing, 3 00 
John W. Richardson, Iron Work, 1 50 
Jacob Caswell, Repairing Pump, 5 25 



519 96 



For Improvements of Burying 
Grounds, Care mid Repairs 
of Hearse. 

Levi Goodnow, Teaming Gravel, 21 00 
Caleb Symmes, Whitewashing and 

Pruning Trees, 
James Kelley, Whitewashing, 
Henry Nutting & Co., Stone Post, 
Henry G. Graham, Labor, 
William Riordan, do. 
Thomas Dugan, do. 

Asa Wellman, Care of Hearse, 
George Fuller, Repairing Hearse, 

For Celebrating the 17th of June. 

Charlestown Brass Band, Music, 54 00 

Bond's Cornet Band, do. 51 00 
Charlestown Artillery, Firing Salute, 40 00 

Joseph Ellis, Lumber and Labor, 62 90 

Samuel Brintnall, Labor, 5 00 
Benjamin F. Brackett and others. 

Ringing Bells, 5 00 



12 00 


10 00 


8 00 


14 37 


2 25 


56 


30 00 


13 17 



11135 



217 90 



Amount carried forward, $1,894 08 $80,324 07 



40 EXPENDITURES. 

Amount brought forward, $1,894 08 $80,324 07 

For Funeral of Daniel Webster. 
John P. Barnard & Co, Carriages, 122 00 
Old Colony Railroad, Fare to 

Marshfield, 29 00 

Forrislall «S6 Parmelee, Carriage, 3 00 
Williara B. Onthank & others, 

Tolling Bells, 5 00 



159 00 



18 30 


12 30 


8 50 


4 80 


1 50 


75 00 



For Returning Deaths, and Taking 
Census of Births. 

Charles Perry, Returning Deaths, 
Patrick Denvir, do. 

Caleb Syinmes, do. 

Ethan N. Coburn, do. 

Abram Chamberlin, do. 
Charles Poole, Taking Census of 
Births, 

For Sundries. 

County Commissioners, Costs in 
suit to recover back the Tax 
paid Town of Maiden, on 
Alms House, 96 00 

Levi Parker, Services in do. 3 20 

Town of Maiden, Tax for 1852, 69 64 
James Ritchie, Rent of Armory, 100 00 
Heirs of John Soley, Rent of Land, 56 23 
James Walker, Refreshments for 

Ward Officers, 75 00 

James Coyen, Damage to himself 

and Carriage, by defect in Street, 50 00 
Harrison T. Wheeler, do. 4 75 

Foster Pierce & Co., Chairs for 

City Hail, 
Jasper Stone, Care of City Clocks, 
Perez R.Jacobs, Ringing Bell, 
Sampson Ham, do. 



40 50 


40 00 


78 00 


62 00 



120 40 



Amount carried forward, 1675 32 $2,173 48 $80,324 07 



EXPENDITURES. 



41 



33 75 


11 25 


18 75 


25 00 


22 84 


23 33 


21 80 


18 50 



Amount brought forward, |675 32 ^2,173 48 $80,324 07 

John Bryant, Jr., Ringing Bell, 2 00 

Nathaniel Shattuck, Boxing Trees, 48 67 

Joshua B. Burroughs, Hoisting 
Draw to Prison Point Bridge, 

William B, Onthank, do. 

Nathaniel Shattuck, Putting up 
and taking down Check Lists, 

Patrick Campbell, Sprinkling Sts., 

Abijah Blanchard, Care of City 
Hall, 

Samuel T. Tapley, Stoves, Re- 
pairs, &C5 

David Hamblen, Treasurer of M. 
River Wharf Co., Assessment, 

Bradford E. Gline, Oil Cans, 

Charlestown Mutual Insurance 

Company, Insurance, 15 60 

Parker, Stearns &, Sanborn, Sur- 
veying, 14 00 

Post Office, Postage, 12 57 

Nathaniel Shattuck, Care of 

Ward Rooms, 12 25 

A. B. Needham, Copying Records, 12 GO 

David Edmands, Pound Keeper, 10 00 

Asa B. Barker, Posting Notices, § 50 

Luther F. Whitney, Lamps and 

Glasses, 6 65 

George W. Little & Co., Lanterns, 5 95 

Patrick Denvir, Burials, 6 00 

H. & S. P. Hill, Mats and Brooms, 5 01 

William Gerry, do. 84 

James Adams, Hardware, 3 35 

Robert B. Edes, Jr. do. 2 38 

Abram Chamberlin, Sundries, 4 25 

Stephen P. Kelley, do. 4 00 

Amos Stone, do. 2 99 

J. & P. Sawyer, Buckets for 

Watch House, 2 25 



Amount carried forward, $1,029 80 $2,173 48 $80,324 07 
6 



42 



EXPENDITURES. 



Amount brought forward, 
Caleb Hayden, Recording, 

James F. Burnett, Carriage Hire, 1 00 
Nathaniel Johnson, Removing 

Night Soil, 4 50 

Jonas L. Jennerson, Labor, 16 13 

Abijah Blanchard, do. 6 00 

John Gabriel, do. 5 50 

Jacob Sampson, do. 4 25 

B. F. K. Jennings, do. 2 00 

Mary Brinnin, do. 1 00 



§1,029 80 $2,173 43 
125 



,324 07 





'■ 


Amount Appropriated, 
Received from Rents of City 
Property, 

Rec'd from Town of Maiden, 
do. from T. O. Sel fridge 
and others, 


$2,500 00 

2,0?5 12 
341 97 

210 00 


Amount Expended, 


$5,137 09 
3,244 91 



§1,892 18 



Amount Transferred to 
Salaries of City Of- 
ficers, $110 98 
do. FireDepartra't, 881 75 
do. Streets, 562 36 
do. Schools, 150 00 
do. Sewers »S& Drains, 187 09 



1,892 18 



3,244 91 



INTEREST ON LOANS. 



Lowell Institution for Savings, 

N. England Mutual Life Insurance Co., 

Esther Sargent and Daughters, 

Amount carried forward, 



$5,430 00 

1,200 00 

975 00 

$7,605 00 $83,568 98 



EXPENDITURES. 


43 


Amount brought forward, 


$7,605 00 $83,568 98 


Warren Institution for Savings, 


S30 83 


Western Rail Road Sinking Fund, 


720 00 


Trustees of the Poor's Fund, 


510 00 


Trustees of Schools, 


386 00 


Suffolk Savings Bank, 


210 00 


South Scituate Savings Bank, 


130 00 


Sundry Individuals, 


656 65 


Bunker-Hill Bank, for Temporary Loans, 


886 67 




1 1 qqf: 1^; 






Amount Appropriated, ^11, 700 00 




Received from Sundry In- 




dividuals, 445 57 




§12,145 57 




Amount Expended, 11,935 15 




Balance to Sewers and Drains, $210 42 







REDUCTION OF CITY DEBT. 



Note dated July 12, 1847, 
do. October 26, 1847, 
do. January 1, 1848, 
do. June 4, 1849, 
do. June 4, 1850, 



$11,000 00 

7,000 00 

15,000 00 

1,600 00 

2,000 00 



Balance from last year's account, ^1,900 20 

Amount Appropriated, 5,000 00 

Received from Real Estate, 400 00 

do. from Loans, 40,000 00 



{ Amount Expended, 



$47,300 20 
36,600 00 



Balance to next year's account, $10,700 20 
Amount carried forward. 



36,600 00 



$132,104 13 



44 EXPENDITURES. 

Amount brought forward, $132,104 13 



NEW BUILDING 

ON WINTHEOP STREET. 

John J. Soley and others, Land, 83,402 75 

Towle & Foster, Plan of Building, 40 00 
J. B. &L C. Wilson, do. 10 00 

50 00 

Isaac C. Gushing, on account of 

Building Contract, 7,000 00 



10,452 75 



Amount Transferred from Un- 
appropriated Funds, 85,082 46 
*Arnount Overdrawn, 5,370 29 



Amount Expended, $10,452 75 



TEMPOEAEY LOANS. 

Bunker-Hill Bank, in Anticipation 

of Taxes, 848,000 00 

John Murdock, do. 1,300 00 

49,300 00 



Amount carried forward, $191,856 88 



* The purchase of the Land and erection of a Building for the Fire Department and an In- 
termediate School, was determined upon by the City Council after the appropriations were 
made. An Order was passed, to cany to that account all Unappropriated Funds. The 
amount overdrawn, together with a sum sufficient to complete the building, has been appro- 
priated this year. 



EXPENDITURES. 45 

Amount brought forward, $191,856 SS 



COUNTY TAX. 

Stedman Buttrick, County Treasurer, 8,624 63 



UNPAID ACCOUNTS. 

Sundry Individuals, accounts audited and charged to 
the respective appropriations, prior to March ], 
1852, but not called for, 2,345 66 



MILITIA BOUNTY. 

Members of Charlestown Artillery, $-254 50 

do. Charlestovt^n City Guard, 379 00 

*633 50 



8203,460 67 



* This amount (.$633,50) is to be refunded by the Commonwealth, 



46 



SCHEDULE AND VALUATION 

OF 



Old Alms House Land and Town Wharf, - - - $60,000 00 

City Hall Building, and Laud, ----- 35,000 00 

Lot of Laud on Medford Street, 30,625 feet, - - - 10,000 00 

City Wharf, - - 12,000 00 

Lot of Land on Bunker Hill St. 4700 ft., and Towne Estate, 7,000 00 

Ledge and Land on Cambridge Koad, - - . - 3,000 00 

Furniture in City Hall Building, 2,000 00 

City Farm, containing 45 acres, and Buildings, Furniture 

of do.. Live Stock, Provisions, &c., _ _ - - 50,000 00 

High School House, Monument Square, - - - 26,500 00 

Wiuthrop School House, Bunker Hill Street, - - - 21,000 00 

Harvard " " Harvard Street, - - - 18,000 00 

Warren " " Summer Street, - - - 18,000 00 

Bunker Hill " " Bunker Hill Street, - - 9,700 00 
Building on Winthrop Square, for Fire Department and 

four Primary Schools, -...-- 13,000 00 

Building on Wiuthrop Street, for Fire Department and In- 
termediate School, ------ 12,000 00 

Primary School House, Bow Street, four Schools, - - 5,000 00 

« " " Cross Street, two Schools, - 2,400 00 

« « " Bunker Hill Street, one School, - 1,350 00 

«' " " Mead Street, one School, - 1,000 00 

« " « Bunker Hill Street, - - - 900 00 

« " " Elm Street, - - - - 600 00 

" " " « « 500 00 

" " « Kingston Street, - - - 2,000 00 

" " " Moulton Street, - - - - 500 00 

« " " Sullivan Street, - - - 2,500 00 

" " " Soley Street, - - - - 500 00 

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

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

Tomb Lots in Old Burying Ground, . - . - 500 00 



Amount carried forward, $315,800 00 



CITY PROPERTY. 4/ 

Amount brought forward, $315,800 00 

No. 1 Engine House and Land, - - $5,000 00 

Engine, ^ 1,200 00 

Furniture, ----- 75 00 

6,275 00 

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

Furnitui-e, ----- 65 00 

1,265 00 

No. 7 Engine House and Land, - .. - 1,500 00 

Engine, 1,200 00 

Furniture, 45 00 

2,745 00 

Hook and Ladder House and Land, - - 1,500 00 

Carriages, Ladders, &c., - - 500 00 

Furniture. ------ 25 00 

2,025 00 

Hose carriages and Hose, ------ 1,000 00 

Flats appurtenant to Old Burying Ground, - - - 1,000 00 
Deposit in Pha3nix Bank, $1,032 70, worth - - - 784 84 

Four Horses, Carts, Sleds, Harnesses, Tools, 
&c., in the care of the Superintendent of 
Streets, - - - - - - - ■ - - 1,000 00 

$338,629 84 



DEBTS OF THE CITY 



FEBUXTARY 28th, 1853. 



Lowell Institution for Savings, at 5 per cent, $50,000 00 

" " " " at 5 1-2 " " 26,000 00 

« " " " at G " " 25,000 00 

Provident " " " at 5 " " 30,000 00 

Nevi^buryport Inst. " " at 5 " " 20,000 00 
N. England Mutual Life Insurance Company, 

at 6 per cent, 20,000 00 

Western R. R. Sinking Fund, at 6 per cent, 12,000 00 

Warren Institution for Savings, at 6 " " 5,000 00 

Trustees of the Poor's Fund, at 6 " " 8,500 00 

Trustees of the Schools, at 6 " " 5,600 00 

South Scituate Savings Bank, at 6 " " 3,000 00 

Sundry Individuals, at 6 " " 6,600 00 



1211,700 00 



49 



CITY GOVERNMENT. 



MAYOR, 

RICHAED FEOTHINGHAM, Jr. 

ALDERMEN. 

Ward No. 1. 
EDWARD LAWRENCE, MELVIN SIMMONS, 

Ward No. 2. 
PHILANDER S. BRIGGS, GEORGE P. SANGER, 

Ward No. 3. 

SAMUEL S. REYNOLDS, THOMAS J. ELIOTT. 



COMMON COUNCIL. 

HENRY R FAIRBANKS, President. 

Ward No. 1. 
HENRY P. FAIRBANKS, CALEB RAND, 
AMOS TUFTS, TIMOTHY T. SAWYER, 

ANDREW SAWTELL, WILLIAM W. PIERCE. 

Ward No. 2. 

JESSE GAY, MOSES B. SEWALL, 

FOSTER PIERCE, HENRY A. UUINCY, 

EZRA BROWN, PHINEAS J. STONE. 

Ward No. 3. 
JAMES BIRD, JAMES EMERY, 

HENRY K.FROTHINGHAM, GEORGE P. KETTELL, 
JUDSON MURDOCK, STEPHEN H. LYNDE. 

GUSTAVUS V. HALL, Clerk. 

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50 
CHARLES POOLE, City Clerk. 

AMOS STONE, City Treasurer and Collector, 



THOMAS GREENLEAF, v 

JOHN W. MULLIKEN, V Assessors of Taxes. 
JOHN SKILTON. ) 



OVERSEERS OF THE POOR. 

The Mayor, Chairman, Ex-Officio. Thos. Greenleaf, Sec'y. 

Ward L— JOSEPH SOUTHER and ROBERT TODD, 
2— THO'S GREENLEAF and JOHN SANBORN, 
3— S. S. REYNOLDS and GODFREY B. ALBEE. 

SCHOOL. COBIMITTEE. 

The Mayor, President, Ex-Officio. 
Ward No. 1. 
JAMES ADAMS NATHAN MERRILL, 

OLIVER C. EVERETT, JAMES FOGG. 

Ward No. 2. 
JOHN SANBORN, JAMES G. FULLER, 

EDWARD THORNDIKE, WILLIAM WILLIAMS. 

Ward No. 3. 

SOLOMON HOVEY, WARREN RAND, 

ISAAC W. BLANCHARD, ABRAHAM B. SHEDD. 

HENRY CONN, Superintendent of Streets. 



ABRAM CHAMBERLIN, City Marshal. 
ABU AH BLANC HARD, MEssENaEE. 



51 
FIRE DEPARTMENT. 

STEPHEN P. KELLEY, Chief Engineer. 

JAMES M. GARDNER, 1st Assistant and Secretary. 

ROBERT TODD, 2d Assistant. 

J. A. D. WORCESTER, 3d 

JOHN HOWARD. 4th " 



CONSTABLES. 

ABRAM CHAMBERLIN, ADOLPHUS J. CARTER, 
CHARLES SANDERSON. ABIJAH BLANCHARD. 
RICHARD NICHOLS, STEPHEN P. KELLEY. 



WARD OFFICERS. 

Ward 1~R0BERT B. CUMMINGS, Warden. 

DARIUS MERRILL, Clerk. 

CHARLES C. HENSHAW, } 

SAMUEL S. RUNEY, } Inspectors of Elections. 

JOHN C. ROBERTSON, ) 

Ward 2— JOHN A. SANBORN, Warden. 

GEORGE W. HAMMOND, Clerk. 

SAMUEL L. TUTTLE, ) 

WILLIAM C. LEARS, \ Inspectors of Elections. 

ISAAC M. BRADT, ) 

Ward 3— OTIS CLAPP, Warden. 

WILLIAM B. SHEDD, Clerk. 

EDWARD T. RAND, ) 

IRA A. DWINNELL. } Inspectors of Elections. 

ROWLAND HILL. \ 



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INDEX 



Building ou Winthrop Street, ----- 44 

City Debt, 43, 48 

City Government, ------ 49 

City Property, ...... ^Q 

Contingencies, ------ 38 

County Tax, ------- 45 

Fire Department, ------ 22 

Health Department, ------ 37 

Interest, .-_.--- 42 

Lighting Streets, ------ 35 

Militia Bounty, _..--. 45 

Oil and Fuel, ------- 35 

Paupers, .-_-_-. 18 

Receipts, - - -- - - - 8 

Reservoirs, -------37 

Salaries of City Officers, - - - - - 11 

Schools, --.-.-. 12 

Sewers and Drains, _---__ 36 

Streets, Edge Stone and Gutters, - - ' - - 29 

Laying Out and Widening _ _ _ - 29 

Paving, ------ 29 

Repairs, - - - - - - 26 

Temporary Loans, _ - - - _ - 44 

Treasurer's Account Curi'ent, ----- 6 

Unpaid Accounts, ------ 45 

Ward Officers, ------ 51 

Watch and Police, ------ 31 



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