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CITY TREASURER'S 



ANNUAL REPORT 



OF THE 



RECEIPTS, EXPENDITURES, &c. 



OF THE 



CITY OF CHARLESTOWN, 



FOR THE 



/iitaitrifll ^tu mMng l^ekuaq 28, 180if, 



TOGETHER WITH THE 



ANNUAL REPORT OF THE CHIEF ENGINEER. 



PUBLISHED BY ORDER OF THE CITY COUNCIL. 



CHARLESTOWN: 

PRINTED BY CALEB RAND, ... 40 MAIN STREET. 
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CITY TREASURER'S 

ANNUAL REPORT 

OF THE 

RECEIPTS, EXPEI^DITURES, &c. 

OF THE 

CITY OF CHARLESTOWN, 



FOR THE 



jFinanrial fm enMng jFeliritart} 28, IBBif, 



TOGETHER WITH THE 



ANNUAL REPORT OF THE CHIEF ENGINEER. 



PUBLISHED BY ORDER OF THE CITY COUNCIL. 




CHARLESTOWN: 

PRINTED BY CALEB RAND, ... 40 MAIN STREET, 
18 5 4. 



City Treasurer's Office, ) 
Charlestown, April 15, 1854. ) 

TO THE CITY COUNCIL. 

Gentlemen, — In conformity with the requirements of the 
City Ordinances, I herewith lay before you my Annual Re- 
port of the Receipts and Expenditures, in detail, of the City 
of Charlestown, for the Financial year ending with the 
twenty-eighth day of February, 1854. 

All of which is respectfully submitted. 

AMOS STONE, City Treasurer. 



Intiual %tpxl flf \\)t Citij Creaatirer. 



In Common Council, April 17, 1S54. Referred to the 
Joint Standing Committee on Finance, and sent up for con- 
currence. 

G. V. HALL, Clerk. 

In Board of Mayor and Aldermen, April 19, 1854. Con- 
curred. 

CHARLES POOLE, City Clerk. 



CITY OF CHARLESTOWN. 



June 12, 1854. 

The Joint Standing Committee on Finance, to whom was 
referred the Annual Report of the City Treasurer, of the 
Receipts and Expenditures for the Financial year ending 
with February 28, 1854, have examined the same, and find 
the accounts to be correctly cast, and the payments to be 
sustained by proper vouchers. 

They also lay before the City Council a statement in de- 
tail, of the Receipts and Expenditures, prepared by the City 
Treasurer, together with a schedule of the City Property, 
and a statement of the City Debt ; also, a list of the City 
Officers for the current year ; and they recommend that 
twenty-five hundred copies of the same be printed and dis- 
tributed among the citizens. 

For the Committee, 

JAMES ADAMS, Chairman. 



In Board of Mayor and Aldermen, June 12, 1854. — Re- 
port accepted, and the recommendation adopted, and sent 
down for concurrence. 

CHARLES POOLE, City Clerk. 



In Common Council, June 12, 1854. — Concurred. 

G. V. HALL, Clerk. 



6 
^M. City of Charlestown in Account 

For the year ending 

1854. To Cash Paid as follows, viz : 

Feb. 28. For Reduction of City Debt, - - - - $6,600 00 

" Loans in anticipation of Taxes, - 33,200 00 

" Interest on Loans, 12,282 60 

" County Tax for 1853, , 8,624 73 

" State Tax for 1853, 4,39200 

" Militia Bounty for 1853, - - - 1,26850 

" Unpaid Accounts, audited prior to 

March 1, 1853, 1,049 01 

" Salaries of City Officers, - - - 5,64162 

" Support of Schools, 28,000 00 

" Support of Paupers, 6,683 57 

" Repairs of Streets, * 6,577 99 

" Paving and Setting Edge Stone, - 5,000 00 

" Laying out Streets, 2,946 02 

14,524 01 

« Fire Department, 6,800 00 

" Watch and PoUce, ----- 6,11348 

" Oil, Fuel, Lighting Streets, &c. - 3,871 42 

" Gas Lamps and Fixtures, - - - 1.521 30 

" Building on Winthrop Street, - - 1,487 91 

" Sewers and Drains, 824 17 

" Health Department, ----- 75 50 

" Contingencies, 4,562 88 

Cash on hand March 1, 1854, 8,439 12 

$155,961 82 



. 



Current with Amos Stone, City Treasurer, €M^ 

with February 38, 1854. 



1854« By Cash Received, as follows, viz : 

Feb. 28. Cash on hand March 1, 1853, - - - 
From Loans in anticipation of Taxes, 

Commonwealth for support of 

Paupers for 1852, - - - - 1,615 45 

Commonwealth for Militia Bounty 

for 1852, 633 50 

Sales of Land, ------ 

Final Dividend on Deposite in 
Phoenix Bank, - _ . - - 

Rent of City Property, - - - - 
Interest on Notes, &c. - - - - 
Assessments for Sewers & Drains, 
City Clerk, for fees, - - - - _ 
Superintendent of Burials, fees, 
Sale of Old Building, - - - - 
Charlestown Gas Co. for labor, - 
Samuel R. Rice, subsci'iption on 
account of widening Soley St. - 
Superintendent of Sti-eets, - - 

Taxes, - - 103,452 97 

Cost on Taxes, --_*--- 119 45 



$7,486 96 
33,200 00 



2,248 95 
3,359 88 

784 84 

2,0.58 60 

516 70 

358 36 

23160 

126 00 

45 50 

40 00 

15 00 

14 00 



Unpaid Accounts, audited and charged 
to the appropriations I'espectively, 
but not paid, ------- 



103,57242 



1854. 
March 1. By Balance, 



1,903 01 
$155,961 82 



$8,439 12 

AMOS STONE, City Treasurer. 



Charlestown, March 1, 1854. 



RECEIPTS 

FOR THE YEAR ENDING FEB. 28, 1854. 



Cash on hand March 1, 1853, $7,486 96 

From Temporary Loans in anticipation of 

Taxes, 33,200 00 

*' Commonwealth for support of State 

Paupers for 1S52, $1,615 45 

" do. for Militia County for 1852, 633 50 

2,248 95 



Receivers of Phoenix Bank, final 

Dividend on Deposite, 784 84 

Mather E. Hawes, for Land, 293 15 

Isaac C. Gushing &- Amos Brown, do, 2,167 73 

Simeon B. Withey, do. 780 00 

Daniel G. Onthank, do. 88 60 

Bethesda Baptist Society, do. 5 40 

Charles Perry, Tomb Lot, 25 00 



John Parsons, for rent of Town wharf, 500 00 
Smith (Se. Hopkins, do. City wharf, 350 00 
Paul C. Davis, do. House, 206 28 

Samuel Palmer, do. 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, 252 32 



3,359 88 



2,058 60 



Amount carried forward, $49,139 23 



RECEIPTS. 

Amount brought forward, 

VomBethesda Baptist Society, for Interest, $210 57 

" Isaac C. Gushing & Amos Brown do. 69 85 

« Simeon B. Withey, do. 35 94 

" Sundry Individuals, interest on taxes, 200 34 



Heirs of Oliver Holden, assessment 




for Drain, 




86 97 


Weston &> Mason, 


<Io. 


7 00 


Amos Binney, 


do. 


32 89 


J. B. & C. Wilson, 


do. 


8 30 


Samuel P. Langmaid, 


do. 


49 00 


Timothy Griffin, 


do. 


12 90 


John Gammell, 


do. 


18 00 


John Gabriel, 


do. 


10 6@ 


George E. Barstow, 


do. 


10 53 


Faulkner Chapman, 


do. 


5 69 


Henry Kreuder, 


do. 


6 01 


John Madden, Jr. 


do. 


21 24 


Heirs of Patrick Campbell 


do. 


24 33 


Dennis Sullivan, 


do. 


10 62 


John Madden, 


do. 


10 62 


James McElroy, 


do. 


10 62 


James Madden, 


do. 


17 70 


Patrick McTeague^ 


do. 


15 34 



" City Clerk, fees for Recording, &-c. 231 60 
" Superintendent of Burials, fees, 126 00 

" Superintendent of Streets, for Manure, 14 00 



9 
,139 23 



516 70 



358 36 



Sale of old Building on Monument 
Avenue, 




45 50 


Charlestown Gas Company, for Labor, 




40 00 


Samuel R. Rice, subscription for 

widening Soley Street, 
Taxes of 1846, 


1 50 


15 00 


1848, 


3 00 




1849, 


4 50 





Amount carried forward, $9 00 150,486 39, 



10 




RECEIPTS. 






Amount brought 


forward, 


$9 00 


$50,486 39 


From Taxes of 1850, 






6 00 




1851, 






37 62 




" " 1852, 
" " 1853, 






1,023 35 
102,377 00 


103,452 97 
119 45 


" Cost on Taxes, 





Unpaid Accounts, audited and charged to 
the appropriations respectively, but not 
paid, 1,903 01 

$155,961 82 



EXPENDITURES 

FOR THE YEAH ENDING FEB. 28, 1854. 



SALAEIES OF CITY OFFICEHS. 

Richard Frothingham, Jr. Mayor, $800 00 

Amos Stone, Treasurer, 1,000 00 

Charles Poole, City Clerk, 850 00 
Gustavus V. Hall, Clerk to Common Council, 150 00 

Abram Chamberlin, City Marshal, 600 00 

Henry Conn, Superintendent of Streets, 700 00 

Abijah Blanchard, City Messenger, 350 00 

Thomas Greenleaf \ 

John W. Mulliken V Board of Assessors, 800 00 

John Skilton j 

Stephen P.Kelley, Chief Engineer, 200 00 

J. M. Gardner, Assistant Engineer, 50 00 

J. A. D. Worcester, do. 50 00 

Robert Todd, do. 9 mos, 37 50 

John Howard, do. 9 do. 37 50 

Edward T. Rand, do. 3 do. 12 50 

Nahum Chapin, do. 1 do. 4 12 



39162 



Amount Appropriated, $5,650 00 

Amount Expended, 5,641 62 

Balance to Unappropriated Funds, $8 38 



$5,641 62 



Amount carried forward, $5,641 62 



12 EXPENDITURES. 

Amount brought forward, $5,641 62 



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Hi^h School. 
Augustine M. Gay, Principal, §1,250 00 
Charles F. McDonald, Assistant, 800 00 
Philinda G. Bates, do. 500 00 

Bunker-Hill School, No. 1. 
David Atwood, Principal, 
McLaurin F. Cook, do. 
D. Eliza Farnsworth, Assistant, 
Annie M. Lund, do. 

Caroline Phipps, do. 

Bunher-Hill School, No. 2 

A. B. Sanders, Principal, 
William H. Sanders, do. 
Sarah J. Knight, Assistant, 
Ann Novvell, do. 

Martha A. Bigelow, do. 

Harvard School, No. 

Cornelius S. Cartee, Principal, 
Anna O. Rollins, Assistant, 
Sarah F. Kittredge, do. 
Sarah J. Stockman, do. 

Harvard School, No. 

Joseph B. Morse, Principal, 
Elizabeth Swords, Assistant, 



No. 1. 


680 56 


313 02 


62 50 


187 50 


250 00 


No. 2. 


500 00 


466 90 


250 00 


20 83 


229 17 


1. 


1,000 00 


250 00 


250 00 


250 00 


2. 


1,000 00 


250 00 



^2,550 00 



1,493 58 



1,466 90 



1,750 00 



Amount carried forward, $1,250 00 $7,260 48 $5,641 62 



EXPENDITURES. 



13 



Amount brought forward, $1,250 00 $7,260 48 S5,641 62 
Adeline M. West, Assistant, 125 00 

Julia Norton, do. 86 50 

P. Jane Twombly, do. 38 50 

Hannah E. Knight, do. 250 00 



Warren School, No. 1. 

George Swan, Principal. 1,000 00 

Marianne Sampson, Assistant, 250 00 

Margaret Veazie, do. 250 00 

Mary J. Chandler, do. 250 00 



Warren School, No. 2. 

Joseph T. Swan, Principal, 1,000 00 

Sarah M. Chandler, Assistant, 
Annie E. Chandler, do. 
Mary R, Mayhew, do, 

Winthrop School, No. 1. 

B. F. S. Griffin, Principal, 
Sarah A. Russell, Assistant, 
Sophia W, Page, do. 

Rebecca S. Richardson, do. 
Anna Delano, do. 

Winthrop School, No. 2. 

Samuel S. Willson, Principal, 1,000 00 

Julia A. Bridges, Assistant, -250 00 

Anna M. Gregory, do, 250 00 

Ellen A. Richardson, do. 250 00 



250 00 


250 00 


250 00 


1. 


1,000 00 


125 00 


125 00 


250 00 


250 00 



1,750 00 



1,750 00 



1,750 00 



1,750 00 



1,750 00 
Intermediate School. 
Pauline B. Neale, 177 OS 

Primary Schools. 
Mary J. Brown, No. 1 250 00 

Malvina B. Skilton, 2 250 00 



Amount carried forward, $16,687 56 $5,641 62 



14 


EXPENDITURES. 




Amount brought forward, 


§16,687 56 $5,641 62 


Hannah H. Sampson, No. 3 




250 CO 


Charlotte M. Moore, 


4 




250 00 


Charlotte Poole, 


5 




250 00 


Mary L. Everett, 


6 




250 00 


Susan L. Sawyer, 


7 




250 00 


Julia M. Ranstead, 


8 




250 00 


Martha S. Lothrop, 


9 




250 00 


Frances E, Smith, 


10 




250 00 


Joanna S. Putnam, 


11 




250 00 


Elizabeth A. Lord, 


12 




250 00 


Martha E. Lincoln, 


13 




250 00 


Sarah E. Smith, 


14 




250 00 


Jane E. Rugg, 


15 




250 00 


Abby E. Hinckley, 


16 




250 00 


Emily S. Fernald, 


17 


187 50 




Elizabeth H.Rodenburgh,l7 


58 33 




Ellen Hichborn, 


17 


20 83 


266 66 

250 00 


Elenora Butts, 


18 




Louisa W. Huntress, 


19 




250 00 


Elizabeth C, Hunting, 


20 




250 00 


Louisa P. Hunting, 


21 


62 50 




Mary F. Wyman, 


21 


187 50 


250 00 


Frances M. Lane, 


22 




^KJ\J \J\J 

250 00 


Mary A. Osgood, 


23 




250 00 


Caroline M. Chamberlin 


,24 


62 50 




Susan T. Croswell, 


24 


187 50 


250 00 
250 00 


Henrietta M. Sanborn, 


25 




Elizabeth H.Rodenburgh,26 


150 00 




Helen G. Turner, 


26 


33 34 


183 34 


Louisa A. Pratt, 


27 




250 00 


Mary M. Decoster, 


28 




250 00 


Mary J. Underwood, 


29 




81 75 



Amount carried forward, 



,219 31 $5,641 62 



EXPENDITURES. 15 

Amount brought forward, $23,219 31 $5,641 62 

Care of School Hooms, Cleaning, 



and making Fires. 


George W. Gage, 


154 00 


Daniel Conant, Jr. 


125 00 


John Shedd, 


125 00 


Abel Winship, 


11100 


Mary Gartland, 


100 50 


Ann Taylor, 


81 00 


Ann Kerr, 


94 00 


Margaret Frye, 


v65 00 


Catherine McMahan, 


49 00 


Jane Roach, 


17 00 


Ellen Rooney, 


17 00 


Margaret Hanley, 


17 00 


Henry H. Abbott, 


15 00 


Henry M. Osgood, 


15 00 


Ellen Murphy, 


14 00 


Ellen Conway, 


1150 


Margaret Boyd, 


10 00 


Mary Brinnin, 


16 00 


Abijah Blanchard, 


10 72 


Jacob Sampson, 


10 17 


Rebecca Howe, 


3 00 



1,060 89 



For Fuel, and Labor on the same. 
S.& E. Knight,Wood,Bark & Coal,570 49 



Rogers & Plaisted, Coal, 
K. S. Chaffee, Charcoal, 


487 02 
9 00 




William Rooney, 
Daniel Conant, Jr. 


Labor, 
do. 


66 93 
52 00 




Abel Winship, 
George W. Gage, 
Catherine McMaha 


do. 

do. 

n, do. 


1150 

1 75 
150 


1,200 19 







Amount carried forward, $25,480 39 $5,641 62 



16 EXPENDITURES, 

Amount brought forward, $25,4S0 39 $5,641 62 

For Stoves, Repairs, 8fc. 



230 09 



Samuel T. Tapley, 


199 06 


B. W. Dunklee & Co, 


31 03 


For Repairs of Buildings. 




Amos Brown, Carpenter's Work 
and Materials, 


644 32 


Nathaniel Shattuck, do. 


242 43 


Taylor & McElroy, Moving, 
Building, 


20 00 


Charles P, Brooks, Mason's Work 


, 49 25 


Elisha B. Faunce, do. 


1 00 


Weston & Mason, Painting, 


153 00 


Henry V. V. Blanchard, Painting 
and Setting Glass, 


60 71 


James A. D. Worcester, Paper 
Hangings, &c. 


19 50 


Moses Babcock, Repairing Locks 
and Keys, 


2 32 


For Furniture, ^"c. 




William G. Shattuck, Chairs, 


75 00 


Foster Peirce & Co. do. 


29 15 


John L. Ross, Repairs, &c. 


13 50 


Jasper Stone, Clocks, &c. 


13 00 


Abel Stowell, do. 


3 50 



For Books, Stationers/, Printing, ^c. 

McKim & Cutter, Books and 

Stationery, 325 76 

Ida &Z, Button, Maps, 5 62 

N. D. Cotton, Stationery, 10 00 

Caleb Rand, Printing, 91 00 

John Wilson & Son, do. 10 CO 



1,192 53 



134 15 



442 38 



Amount carried forward, S27,479 54 $5,641 62 



rXPENDITURESk 17 

Amount brought forward, 127,479 54 15,641 62 
For Sundries. 

Abijah Blanchard, Salary as Mes- 
senger to Board of Trustees, 200 00 

Solomon Hovey, do. as Secretary, 50 00 

A. B, Needham, Taking Census 

of Children, 22 50 

Harvard Church Society, Rent of 

School Room, 105 00 

Robert B. Edes, Jr. Brushes, &c. 70 08 

H, & S. P. Hill, Mats & Brooms, 33 71 

Jacob Caswell, Repairing Pumps, 14 00 

George W. Little, Earthen Ware, 7 37 

Abijah Blanchard, Distributing 

School Reports, 3 00 

Stephen P. Keiley, do. do. 3 00 

Adolphus J. Carter, do. do. 3 00 

John M, Shepherd, Teaming, 4 80 

Elias Crafts, do. 1 00 

John M. Sylvester, Labor, 3 00 



520 46 

28.000 00 



Amount Appropriated, $28,000 00 

Amount Expended, 23,000 0') 



SUPPOET OF PAUPEES. 

For Salaries. 

Albert Eaton, Superintendent, $400 00 

Jacob Hayes, Physician, 150 00 

Rebecca Hall, Matron, 1^0 00 

Amount carried forward, — $660 00 133,641 62 



18 EXPENDITURES. 

Amount brought forward, $6S0 00 $33,641 62 

For Groceries^ Provisions^ ^c. 

H. & S. P. Hill, Groceries, 395 12 

Hurd, Hutchins & Co. do. 246 56 

Johnson & Richardson, do, 235 46 

Mullett & Bradbury, do. 134 08 

Charles A. Barker, do. 74 33 

Bowman & Fox, do. 52 49 

G. B. Albee, do. 39 5i 

Richardson & Hartshorn, do. 33 11 

Corey & Goodwin, do. 32 32 

Bradley & Willis, do. 25 31 

James Mackintire, do. 23 44 

Jerome B. Sanborn, do. 17 75 

F. O. Reed & Co. do. 12 62 

Hermon Hutchinson, do, 11 20 

J. W. Roberts, do. 10 91 

George Todd, do. 6 63 

Bradford E. Gline, do. 4 00 

Absalom Rand, do. 68 79 

1,423 63 



4S2 44 



Johnson & Richardson 


Flour, 


215 82 


H.&S. P. Hill, 


do. 


137 45 


Bradley & Willis, 


do. 


99 17 


George Todd, 


do. 
1 & Meal, 


30 00 


Nathan Tufts, Jr. Graii 


198 93 


Wesson & Gary, 


do. 


34 78 


David Prouty, 


do. 

^visions, 


6 00 


Robert Wason, Pre 


251 28 


Samuel Palmer, 


do. 


156 72 


Noyes & Call, 


do. 


123 57 


Mullett & Bradbury, 


do. 


109 00 


William C. Peabody, 


do. 


97 84 


John W. Hollis, 


do. 


61 96 


O, F. Raymond, 


do. 


33 25 


Nahum Chapin, 


do. 


41 75 



239 71 



Amount carried forward, $875 37 $2,825 78 133,64102 



EXPENDITURES. 19 

Amount brought forward, $875 37 $2,825 78 ^33,641 62 

S. S. Jackson & Co. Provisions, 16 73 

E. A. Burchard, 

C. & S. Trading Ass'n. 

Noah Harding, 

924 93 



do. 


13 00 


do. 


1192 


do. 


7 92 



Brown &l Goodrich, Bread, 58 50 

Wm. Fairfield, Bread and Yeast, 41 70 

100 21 

William Whittemore, Milk, 69 44 

David Brown, Fresh Fish, 9 09 

Fo7' Dry Goods, Boots, Shoes, ^c. 

John Skilton, Dry Goods, 245 88 

William Arnold, do. 124 71 

Hannah Ford, do. 9 18 

379 77 



Newhall Martin & Co. 


Boots 




and Shoes, 




127 81 


Ebenezer White, 


do. 


40 55 


Arnold & Company, 


do. 


25 34 



193 70 

John C. Thomas, Hats and Caps, 14 00 

For Support of Paupers out 
of the Alms House. 

State Lunatic Hospital, Board of 

S. Gardner, 449 14 

Middlesex House of Correction, 

Support of Convicts, 155 93 

Suffolk House of Correction, do. 26 00 

City of Lynn, Support of Kenrick 
Family, 

George Johnson, do. J. Rogers, 



For Fuel. 

William Caswell, Wood, 
Ezra Dodge, do. 

John Shaw, do. 



29 62 


5 13 


254 25 


156 68 


133 25 



665 82 



Amount carried forward, ^544 18 $5,182 74 §33,641 62 



20 EXPENDITURES. 

Amount brought forward, $544 18 S5,1S2 74 $33,641 62 

John Parsons, Wood &- Teaming, 90 30 
John Tibbetts, do. 

Arthur \V. Tufts, Coal, 
Charlestown Gas Co. Coke, 



11 13 


200 00 


85 50 


83 00 


14 00 


12 00 


7 00 



991 11 



For Burials. 
Charles Perry, 
Caleb Symmes, 
Patrick Denvir, 
Ethan N. Coburn, 



For Commitments to Alms House. 

Abram Chamberlin, 33 27 

Abijah Blanchard, 17 52 

Stephen P. Kelley, 1 1 63 

Charles Sanderson, 2 92 



For Sundries. 

Proprietors of Maiden Bridge, Toll,53 61 
Ruggles, Nourse & Mason, Seeds, 

Tools, (fcc. 40 S5 

George W. Little, Tin and Earthen 

Ware, 33 45 

Elias Crafts, Jr. Medicines, 32 90 

Elizabeth Byron, Rent, 31 00 

Tho's Ashcroft, Repairs on Engine, 27 08 
Lewis Jones & Son, do. Furnace, 16 35 
Samuel T. Tapley, do. Stoves, 18 38 
Chilson & Richardson, do. do. 1 50 

Weeman & Strand, Shoeing Horses, 23 79 
Thomas Greenlaaf & Co, Lumber, 17 82 
Luther F. Whitney, Paints and Oils, 8 91 
McKim & Cutter, Books, 5 85 

Oliver Dickson, Repairing Wagon, 4 50 
Robert B. Edes, Jr. Hardware, 3 34 



116 00 



67 39 



Amount carried forward, C318 83 |6,3>7 24 133,641 62 



EXPENDITURES. 



21 



Amount brought forward, $318 83 |6,357 24 |33,641 62 
William B. Parker, Teaming, 3 00 

Isaac C. Gushing, Mason Work, 2 50 
Robert Todd, Lime, 2 00 



326 33 

6,683 57 



Amount rec'd from Common- 
wealth, $1,615 45 

Amount Appropriated, 5,500 00 



$7,115 45 

Amount Expended, 6,683 57 



Balance transf d to Contingencies, ^43 1 88 



FIRE DEPAETMENT. 

For the Annual Compensation to the Memhers 
of the Engine, Hook fy Ladder and Hose 
Companies. 

Engine Company, No. 1, $503 49 

do. No. 2, 516 00 

do. No. 3, 516 00 

do. No. 4, 516 00 

do. No. 5, 500 37 

do. No. 7, 516 00 

Hook and Ladder Company, 353 42 

Hose Company, 262 00 

176 Members of the Fire Depart- 
ment, the amount of their 
Poll Tax for 1852, 26 i 00 

James M. Gardner, Clerk to Board 

of Engineers, 30 00 

Amount carried forward, $3,977 28 $40,325 19 



22 EXPENDITURES. 

Amount brought forward, §3,977 2S $40,325 19 

For Repairs of Engines^ Appa- 
ratus, ^c. 

Shelton & Cheever, Hose and 

Repairs, 788 76 
Winship & Roulstone, Fire Caps, 73 50 
James Boyd & Sons, Fire Buckets, 10 50 

872 76 

Howard & Davis, Repairing 

Engines, &c. 473 50 

John Bryant, Jr. do. 70 55 

Henry A. Cook, do. 52 57 

Charles T. Mullett, do. 48 46 

James Emery, do. 29 37 

Engine Co. No. 7, do. 35 00 

Engine Co. No. 1, do. 25 00 

Henry L. Hayward, do. 20 25 

Hunneman & Co. do. 15 50 

John Howard, do. 13 50 

Caleb Larkin, do. 12 00 

George Fuller, do. 11 18 

Stephen P. Kelley, do. 6 37 

William C. Simonds, do, 5 00 

Engine Co No. 5, do, 4 00 

Ham & Brother, do. 3 00 

T. & T. F. Hunnewell,do. 1 00 

Howard & Davis, Relief Engine, 150 00 

Oliver Brown, Neats Foot Oil, 59 78 

T. M. Cutter, Cordage, 18 16 

French, Wells & Co. Lanterns, 14 00 

Arnold & Company, Leather, 6 99 

Samuel G. Underbill, Axes, 2 00 

1,077 18 



Amount carried forward, $5,927 22 $40,325 19 



EXPENDITURES. 23 

Amount brought forward, f 5,927 22 $40,325 19 

For Repairs of Buildings. 

Nathaniel Shattuck, Carpenter's 

Work and Materials, 
J, B. & C. Wilson, do. 

William Fernald, do. 

Robert Todd, Lumber, 
Charles P. Brooks, Whitewashing, 
Cummings L. Lothrop, do. 
Francis J. Ahneder, Painting and 

Glazing, 
Hobart & Hadley, do. 

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

William Hall & Co. Keys, 

285 47 

For Reservoirs, Wells ^ Hydrants. 

Cummings L. Lothrop, Mason 

Work and Materials, 99 23 

William H. Caswell, Covers for 

Reservoirs, 13 75 

Octavius C. Barry, Care of 

Reservoirs, 40 00 

William H. Caswell do. 40 00 

Jonas L. Jennerson, Labor and 

Materials on Well, 29 23 



163 48 


8 75 


7 00 


23 58 


8 00 


5 00 


29 47 


12 68 


9 54 


5 37 


12 60 



222 21 



For Refreshments furnished at Fires 
to Engine Companies from other 
Towns. 

Engine Company, No. 1, 21 00 

do. No. 2, 17 00 

do. No. 4, 21 00 

do. No. 5, 10 00 

do. No. 7, 28 00 



AmouBt earried forward, ^07 00 $6,434 90 $40,325 19 



24 



EXPENDITURES. 



Amount brought forward, 697 00 $6,434 90 |40,325 19 
Hook and Ladder Company, 5 00 

James Walker, 4 00 



106 CO 



For Sundries. 

Foster Pierce & Co. Settees, Re- 
pairs, &c. 
Samuel Buckley, Table, 
Samuel T. Tapley, Stoves, Re- 
pairs, 6ic. 
Hose Company, Stove, 
Hook and Ladder Co. do. 
Caleb Rand, Printing, 
DeCosta & Williams, do. 
McKim 4' Cutter, Stationery, 
George W. Turner, Teaming Hose, 

Drawing Engines, ^c, 34 01 

George E. Rogers, do. 11 50 

John L. Edgerly 4^ Co. do. 4 00 

J. W. Davis, do. 3 00 

Engine Company, No. 2, do 4 00 

Rufus Cass, Horse and Carriage Hire,8 00 



68 65 


15 00 


67 18 


5 00 


5 00 


8 50 


3 50 


4 64 



John P. Barnard, 


do. 


6 50 


Richard A. Stoddard, 


Labor, 


4 00 


Warren Norton, 


do. 


2 00 


James F. Wilson, 


do. 


2 00 


Andrew Sawtell, Broom, 


37 


Nathaniel Johnson, 
Night Soil, 


Removir 

> 


2 25 






Amount Appropriated 
Amount Expended, 


86.800 00 
6,800 00 



6-800 00 



Amount carried forward, $47,125 19 



EXPENDITURES. 25 

Amount brought forward, ^47,125 19 



-^^■-ft^SB>»^^ 



STREETS. 



For Repairs. 




John D, Stevens, 


Labor, 


^402 35 


Thomas C. Johnson, 


do. 


376 37 


William Riordan, 2d 


do. 


287 59 


Thomas Dugan, 


do. 


279 37 


James Riordan, 


do. 


277 50 


William Riordan, 


do. 


277 36 


Richard Guiton, 


do. 


269 07 


William Carroll, 


do. 


260 51 


David Connor, 


do. 


251 15 


David Keefe, 


do. 


21S 11 


Thomas Murphy, 


do. 


113 99 


Timothy duinlan, 


do. 


70 62 


Jeremiah Murray, 


do. 


67 83 


Daniel O'Brien, 


do. 


66 49 


David Riordan, 


do. 


60 46 


William Roach, 


do. 


48 37 


Gore, Rose & Co. 


do. 


40 05 


William Rooney, 


do. 


40 00 


Michael Kelley, 


do. 


8 44 


John Riley, 


do. 


6 87 


John Leahey, 


do. 


6 87 


John Doian, 


do. 


6 25 


John Gahagan, 


do. 


6 25 


Dennis Linnehan, 


do. 


5 62 


Patrick Harregnn, 


do. 


5 62 


Thomas Doherty, 


do. 


5 62 


Daniel Flynn, 


do. 


5 62 



Amount carried forward, §3,464 35 $47,125 19 



26 EXPENDITURES. 

Amount brought forward, $3,464 35 ^47,125 19 

Dennis Hogan, Labor, 5 00 

Garrett Roach, do„ 5 00 

Thomas Barrett, do. 5 00 

Jeremiah Higgins, do. 4 37 

William Brion, do. 2 25 
George W. Turner, Labor and 

Teaming, 203 00 

John Donovan, do. 175 71 i 

William B. Parker, do. 144 87 

Stephen Stimpson, do, 116 00 

Hugh Kelly, do. 22 75 

Levi Goodnow, do. 18 64 

Patrick Boyle, do, 5 00 



Fitchburg Railroad, Gravel, 

H. W. & J. C. Van Voorhis, do. 
Rhoades G. Lockvvood, do. 

Isaac C.Cushing, Mason Work and 
Materials for Cesspools and 
Drains, 

Cummings L. Lothrop, do. 
Jonas L. Jennerson, do. 
Henry Nutting & Co, Labor aod 

Stone, 
Peter Hubbell, Brick, 
John S. Lucas, Stone, 
Benjamin Page, do. 
John Bryant, Jr. Cesspool Covers, 

Weeman & Strand,Shoeing Horses, 46 35 

Ham & Brother, Iron Work, 62 10 

John W. Richardson, do. 29 19 

Hittinger, Cook & Co. do, 13 12 

William Hodgkins, do. 12 94 

James Emery, do. 4 08 

Joshua B. Burroughs, do. 2 10 

Robert B. Edes, Jr. Hard Ware, 10 05 



890 98 


22 38 


3 94 


d 
J 

146 48 


116 29 


74 50 


47 11 


65 50 


12 12 


10 00 


, 12 00 



4,171 94 



917 30 



484 00 



179 93 



Amount carried forward, $5,753 17 $47,125 19 1 



EXPENDITURES. 

Amount brought forward, 

Nathan Tufts, Jr, Grain and Meal,251 04 
Wesson &. Gary, do. 61 08 

H. J. Stone, Hay, 74 20 

Charles L, Corbett, do. 47 08 

38 51 
34 87 
33 37 
16 30 
15 54 

66 16 

23 64 

2164 

9 27 



S. Tucker, 


do. 


E. D. Derby, 


do. 


Robert Todd, 


do. 


J. N. Hodgman, 


do. 


P. Barry, 


do. 



J. B, &, C. Wilson, Carpenter's 

Work and Materials, 
Loring & Simonds, do. 

Cottrell &> Brooks, Lumber, 
Robert Todd, do. 



Oliver Dickson,Repairing Carts,&c.ll 76 
John Bryant, Jr. do. 6 00 



Bowman & Fox, Powder, 

G. B. Albee, Powder nnd Fuse, 



19 50 
6 25 



Charles T. Mullett, Harness Work, 19 22 
Lysander Cole, do. 4 33 



Oakman & Eldridge, Wharfage,&c. 
Proprietors of Maiden Bridge, Tolls, 
Jacob Caswell, Repairing Pump, 
Thomas J. Eliott, Stone, 
Estate of Jonas Tyler, Sundries, 
Mullett & Bradbury, Oil, 
Kendall Bailey, Trees, 
Horatio G. Waldron, Painting 
Street Sign, 

John P. Barnard, Brooms, 
Amount carrifi|d forward, 



27 
5,753 17 $47,125 19 



57189 



120 7! 



17 76 



25 75 



23 55 


22 25 


9 72 


9 50 


12 50 


3 22 


3 25 


2 50 


1 12 


1 10 



,577 99 147,125 19 



28 EXPENDITURES. 

Amount brought forward, $0,577 99 $47,125 19 

For Paving and Setting Edgestone. 

Gore, Rose & Co. Paving Chelsea 

Street, 3,248 90 

Gore, Rose & Co. Setting Edge 

Stone and Paving Gutters, 1,338 32 
Oakman & Eldridge, Stone, 

Gravel and Wharfage, 313 93 

William Brown, Paving Stone, 93 60 

N. W. Coffin, Setting Edgestone, 5 20 



5,000 00 
11,577 99 



Amount Appropriated $11,550 00 

Received for Labor. 40 00 



$11,590 00 
Amount Expended, $ 1 1,577 99 



Balance to Unapropriated Funds, $12 01 



AND WIDENING STREETS. 

For Medford, Moidton and Corey 
Streets. 

Hugh Kelly, Grading, $1,670 85 

Jesse Gay, Building Culvert, 65 00 

John A. Sanborn, Surveying, 37 50 

Parker, Stearns & Sanborn, do. 24 75 



1,798 10 



For Monument Avenue. 

John Donovan, Grading, 518 69 

Hugh Kelley, do. 62 55 



Amount carried forward, $581 24 $1,798 10 $58,703 18 



EXPENDITURES. 29 

Amount brought forward, 8581 24 ^1,793 10 $58,703 18 
Pratt & Taylor, Grading, 62 00 

Martin Hayes, do. 30 00 

Rhoades G. Lock wood. Gravel, 1175 

T. & J. Doane, Jr. Surveying, 66 93 



For Ferrin Street. 

Martin Hayes, Grading, 36 00 

John Donovan, do. 20 00 

T. & J. Doane, Jr. Surveying, 4 00 



M For Brighton Street. 

William Rooney, Grading, 75 00 

T. & J. Doane, Jr. Surveying, 2 00 



Balance from last year's 

Account, $1,108 04 

Appropriation, 3,000 00 

Subscription on account of 
widening Soley Street, 15 00 



$4,123 04 
Amount Expended, 2,946 02 



Balance to next year's Account, $1,177 02 



751 92 



60 00 



77 00 



Harriet B, Hersey, Damage by 

raising Grade of Mill Street, 125 00 
Heirs of Charles Walker, for 

Land to widen Walker Street, 50 00 
William H. Bacon, cost in suit 

for Damage on Soley Street, 8 64 

T. & J. Doane, Jr. Surveying, 34 86 

Parker, Stearns & Sanborn, do, 33 00 

Beals, Greene &, Co. Advertising, 5 25 

Abijah Blanchard, Posting Notices, 2 25 



2,946 02 



Amount carried forward, $61,649 20 



30 EXPENDITURES. 

Amount brought forward, f 61,64.9 20 



For Night Watch. 

William Norton, $193 50 

Jonathan Bartlett, 183 75 

Joseph Mears, 170 00 

James Hager, Jr. 163 75 

Perley Clark, 163 75 

Gilman Putney, 163 75 

James G. Dadley, 162 50 

Perkins Norton, 160 00 

Asa B. Barker, 160 00 

William S. Robbins, 156 25 

Harper E. Percival, 156 25 

William B. Onthank, 152 50 

Judah Wetherbee, 151 50 

Sanford Fisher, 148 75 

Samuel W. Spaulding, 148 75 

George L. Perkins, 137 50 

Levi Rice, 128 75 

James R. Conner, 110 00 

Daniel H. Parker, 105 50 

William G. Plummer, 101 25 

Joseph S. Bibram, 98 75 

Royal Underwood, 98 75 

Charles Burcham, 97 75 

Joseph Cutler, 96 25 

Ira F. Martin, 90 00 

George Richardson, 83 75 

Amount carried forward, 13,583 25 ^61,649 20 





EXPENDITURES. 




Amount brought 


forward, f 3,583 25 


$61,649 20 


Silas S. Lincoln, 


75 00 




Thomas P. Young, 


65 00 




Wendall Stinehart, 


56 25 




Jacob E. Strout, 


47 50 




Charles B. Durling, 


40 00 




Simon M. Merrill, 


32 50 




Allen Putnam, 


30 00 




Abram Chamberlin, 


28 75 




William H. Austin, 


26 25 




Luther Lawton, 


18 75 




Charles Sanderson, 


13 50 




Henry Prentis, 


1125 




Joseph S. Currill, 


125 

A f\C 


)Q Oez 



For Dai/ Police, and Services at 
Ward Meetings. 



Joseph S. Currell, 


132 50 


Stephen P. Kelley, 


112 21 


Judah Wetherbee, 


110 00 


Daniel H, Parker, 


107 50 


Abijah Blanchard, 


75 00 


William Norton, 


74 00 


William B. Onthank, 


14 50 


Charles Sanderson, 


12 00 


Adolphus J. Carter, 


9 34 


Joseph Mears, 


6 00 


Richard Nichols, 


5 67 


Levi Rice, 


4 00 


James G. Dadley. 


4 00 


William G. Plummer, 


4 00 


Joseph S. Bibram, 


4 00 


William H. Austin, 


4 00 


Charles Burcham, 


2 00 


Perkins Norton, 


2 00 


Samuel W. Spaulding, 


2 00 



Amount carried forward, $684 72 $4,029 25 ^61,649 20 



'^'^ EXPENDITURES. 


Amount brought forward, 


$684 72 


Oilman Putney, 


2 00 


Royal Underwood, 


2 00 


George Richardson, 


2 00 


Ira F. Martin, 


1 00 


Asa B. Barker, Care of Watch 




House, 


60 00 


Hittinger, Cook &, Co. Watch 




Hooks, 


18 00 


John Gabriel, Labor, 


6 75 



Fo7' suppressing Riot in 

Street. 
Abram Chamberlin, Folic 
Perez R. Jacobs, 
Stephen P, Kelley, 
Abijah Blanchard, 
Judah Wetherbee, 
John H, Chamberlin, 
John Forbes, 
Joseph W. Welch, 
Daniel H. Parker, 
James L. Wells, 
William H. Austin, 
Henry W. Homer, 
William H. Gallop, 
William F. Briant, 
John Skidmore, 
Asa B. Barker, 
Thomas P. Young, 
Ebenezer N. Hunting, 
Joseph Mears, 
A. D. Hoi brook, 
Samuel Daniels, 
James R. Conner, 
Silas S. Lincoln, 



tin Richmond 

f 


ice Duty, 


15 00 


do. 


15 00 


do. 


15 00 


do. 


15 00 


do. 


13 00 


do. 


10 00 


do. 


9 60 


do. 


9 60 


do. 


9 40 


do. 


9 20 


do. 


9 00 


do. 


8 60 


do. 


8 60 


do. 


8 60 


do. 


8 60 


do. 


8 50 


do. 


8 20 


do. 


8 20 


do. 


8 00 


do. 


8 00 


do. 


8 00 


do. 


7 80 


do. 


7 60 



1,029 25 $61,649 20 



691 72 



84 75 



Amount carried forward, ^228 50 §4,805 72 $61,649 20 



EXPENDITURES. , 33 

Amount brought forward, $228 50 ^4,805 72 $61,649 20 
John Leverett, Police Duty, 7 60 

Thomas Goodwin, do. 7 60 

Calvin Washburn, do. 7 60 

Henry Thayer, do. 7 40 

Sanford Fisher, do. 7 20 

George Jackson, do. 7 20 

F. D. Wright, do. 7 00 

John West, • do. 6 40 

Albion Abbott, do. 6 40 

N. W. Adams, do. 6 40 

Charles B, Durling, do. 6 40 

Samuel W. Spaulding, do. 6 00 

Robert B. Cochran, do. 5 80 

A. B. Peters, do. 5 60 

John Williams, do. 5 40 

Richard Shute, do, 5 40 

Nathaniel Shattuck, do. 5 20 

George L. Perkins, do. 5 20 

Allen Putnam, do. 5 20 

Stephen Bennett, do. 5 00 

James D. Bossuet, do. 4 80 

Alonzo Ritterbush, do. 4 80 

John A. Barnicoat, do. 4 60 

Lyman O. Chase, do. 4 60 

William S. Robbins, do. 4 60 

Levi Rice, ' do. 4 2!^ 

Charles Burcham, do. 4 20 

George Richardson, do. 4 20 

James Hager, Jr. do. 4 20 

William Brown, do. 4 20 

William B. Onthank, do. 4 20 

Joseph S. Currell, do. 4 00 

Elbridge G. Paine, do- 3 80 

James G. Dadley, do. 3 60 

Jonathan Bartlett, do. 3 60 

W-endall Stinehart, do. 3 60 



Amount carried forward, 1421 70 14,805 72 $61,649 20 
5 



34 


EXPENDITURES. 


Amount brought for 


ward. 


$421 70 


Luther Lawton, Pol 


ice Duty 


, 3 40 


William G. Plummer, 


do. 


3 20 


Adolphus J. Carter, 


do. 


3 00 


James Miskelly, 


do. 


3 00 


Gilman Putney, 


do. 


3 00 


Royal Underwood, 


do. 


2 80 


George S. Monroe, 


do. 


2 80 


Perley Clark, 


do. 


2 80 


Perkins Norton, 


do. 


2 80 


Joseph S. Bibrim, 


do. 


2 80 


E. Johnson, 


do. 


2 80 


N. Onthank, 


do. 


2 80 


Henry A. Pineo, 


do. 


2 80 


R. A. Stoddard, 


do. 


2 80 


Joseph H. Till, 


do. 


2 80 


Daniel Conant, Jr. 


do. 


2 80 


Ira T. Daniels, 


do. 


2 60 


Edwin Stimpson, 


do. 


2 60 


Ira F. Martin, 


do. 


2 60 


William Norton, 


do. 


2 60 


John Fall, 


do. 


2 20 


Alden Washburn, 


do. 


2 20 


George W. Waitt, 


do. 


2 20 


Samuel C. Hunt, Jr. 


do. 


2 20 


Francis Stearns, 


do. 


2 20 


Levi Washburn, • 


do. 


2 20 


George H. Johnson, 


do. 


2 00 


Charles Perry, 


do. 


1 60 


Samuel E. Hodgkins, 


do. 


1 60 


Harper E. Percival, 


do. 


1 60 


Oliver Richardson, 


do. 


1 60 


Edward Miskelly, 


do. 


1 60 


J. B. Bassett, 


do. 


1 20 


T. B. Wright, 


do. 


1 20 


City of Boston, Policemen, 


178 00 



1,805 72 $61,649 20 



Amount carried forward, i6S2 10 $4,805 72 $61,649 20 



EXPKNDITURES. 



35 



Amount brought forward, 


1682 10 $4,805 75 


Proprietor of Washington Hall, 




Refreshments, 




246 00 


Battalion of Light Dragoons 


,do. 


180 50 


James Walker, 


do. 


101 50 


Levi Washburn, 


do. 


9 71 


John T. Foss, 


do. 


2 37 


Charlestown City Guard, Cleanin 


g 


Muskets, 6lc. 




24 75 


Charlestown Artillery, 


do. 


14 66 


Boston Atlas, Advertising, 5 25 


Boston Chronicle, 


do. 


5 25 


Boston Courier, 


do. 


5 25 


Nathan Hale, 


do. 


5 25 


George Roberts, 


do. 


4 06 


Sleeper & Rogers, 


do. 


4 00 


Beals, Greene, & Co. 


do. 


4 00 


Prop't'rs of Commonwealth, 


do. 


3 56 


Boston Herald, 


do. 


2 75 


Boston Bee, 


do. 


2 50 


John P. Barnard, Carriage B 


ire, 


34 25 


John L. Ross, Police Clubs, 




22 50 


Nathaniel Shattuck, Labor, 




13 40 


Samuel T. Tapley, Stove, 




3 40 


Robert Todd, Fuel, 




1 13 


A. H, Heath, Disbursements, 




3 00 

1 ^91 n 







6,186 85 



Amount Appropriated, 
Temporary Loan in anticipa- 
tion of Taxes, 

Amount Expended, 



$4,300 00 

1,886 85 

$6,186 85 



Amount carried forward. 



867,836 05 



36 EXPENDITURES. 

Amount brought forward, $67,836 05 



-tt-t^S^*-^- 



EETS 

Henry Prentiss, Lighting, $369 75 

Jonas Foster, do. 255 00 

William B.Onthank,do. 255 00 

Rufus Hapgood, do. 236 25 

George C. Hughes, do. 17 50 



Jerome G. Kidder, Oil, 1,274 64 

Thayer & Rice, do. 128 27 

B. E. Gline, do. • 4 38 

Charlestovvn Gas Company, Gas, 1,032 71 



B. E. Gline, Wicking, 9 10 

Bowman & Fox, do. 4 58 



Nathaniel Shattuck, Putting up 

Lamp Irons, &c. 
Nehemiah Holden, Painting Lamp 

Irons, 
Luther F. Whitney, Repairing 

Lanterns, 

Samuel T. Tapley, do. 

Warren Rand, do. 

Horalio G. Waldron, do. 

Henry Prentiss, do. 

Benjamin Edraands, do. 

George II. Conant, do. 

Joshua Turner, Ladders & Repairs, 7 00 

Moses Babcock, Shears, 3 00 

John Parsons, Coal, 16 67 



^1,133 50 

2,440 00 
13 63 



61 69 


63 25 


47 10 


36 20 


24 35 


6 57 


4 61 


4 17 


1 63 



Amount carried forward, $281 24 ^3,-587 18 $67,836 OSj 






EXPENDITURES. 37 

Amount brought forward, $281 24 13,587 18 $67,836 05 
George W. Turner, Teaming, 2 50 

J. E. Fifield, do. 50 



284 24 



Amount Appropriated, $4,000 OQ 

Transfer from Health, 124 50 

do. Unappropriated Funds, 46 92 



$4,171 42 
Amount Expended, 3,871 42 



Balance tranferred to Gas Lamps 

and Fixtures, $300 00 



GAS LAMPS & FIXTUEES. 

George W. Little & Co. Gas Lanterns 

and Brackets, $917 99 

Luther F. Whitney, Gas Fixtures, ^ 315 59 

Nathaniel Shattuck, Lamp Posts, 148 62- 

George B. Neale, do. 20 00 

Jonas L. Jennerson, Setting Lamp Posts, 20 00 

John W. Richardson, Iron Work, 48 35 

Nehemiah Holden, Painting, 50 75 



Amount Appropriated, $1,200 00 

Transfer from Oil, Fuel, &c. 300 00 

do. Unappropriated Funds, 21 30 

Amount Expended, $1,521 30 



3,871 42 



1,52 1 30 



Amount carried forward, $73,228 77 



38 EXPENDITURES. 

Amount brought forward, $73,228 77 



SEWERS AND DRAINS. 

Abram Chamberlin, Building 

Sewer in Corey Street, $719 00 

Whitwell& Henck, Surveying, 16 50 

Parker, Stearns & Sanborn, do. 11 50 



Whitwell & Henck, Survey for 

Pearl Street Sewer, 18 50 

T. & J. Doane, Jr. do. 4 50 



Jesse Gay, Labor on Elm St. Drain, 39 17 
Moses P. Wonhen, do. 15 00 



$747 00 

23 00 
54 17 



824 17 



Amount Appropriated, $200 00 

Received from Assessments, 358 36 
Transfer from Unappropriated 

Funds, 719 00 



#1,277 36 
Amount Expended, 824 17 



Balance transfd to Contingencies, $453 19 



NEW BUILDING 
ON WINTHROP STREET. 

Isaac C. Cushing, Balance of 

Contract, $412 96 

Henry W. Tilley, Painting, 29 09 



Amount carried forward, $442, 05 $74,052 94 



EXPENDITURES. 39 

Amount brought forward, ^442 05 §74,052 94 

For Military Hall. 

Joseph W. Ellis, Carpenter's 

Work and Materials, 722 00 

Charles P. Brooks, Plastering, 178 00 
Horatio G. Waldron, Painting, 42 00 

Luther F. Whitney, Gas Fixtures, 103 86 



1,045 86 



Amount Appropriated, $1,005 68 

Transfer from Contingencies, 482 23 



Amount Expended, $1,487 91 



HEALTH DEPARTMENT. 

J. W. Mason, Vaccinating, $28 25 
William W. Wheildon, Printing and 

Advertising, 17 50 

De Costa & Williams, do. 1 00 

Abram Chamberlin, Disbursements, 16 00 

John P. Barnard, Carriage Hire, 4 50 

Nathaniel Johnson, Removing Nightsoil, 4 50 

Nathaniel Shattuck, Labor, 1 75 

Ethan N. Coburn, do. 1 00 

Charles B. Rogers, Chloride of Lime, 1 00 



Amount Appropriated, $200 00 

Amount Expended, 75 50 

Balance transf'd to Oil, Fuel, &c. $124 50 



1,487 91 



75 50 



Amount carried forward, $75,616 35 



40 EXPENDITURES. 

Amount brought forward, 175,616 35 



CONTINGENCIES. 

For Printing, Advertising, Books and 
Stationery. 

Caleb Rand, Printing, ^355 65 

De Costa & Williams, Printing 



and Advertising, 


163 75 


William W. Wheildon, do. 


69 25 


Sleeper & Rogers, Advertising, 


10 00 


McKira & Cutter, Stationery, 


36 48 


Aaron R. Gay, do. 


24 22 


Button & Wentwortb, Books, 


6 12 


George Adams, do. 


5 00 


C. N. Haskins, Pens, 


2 00 


For Professional Set 


'vices. 


George P. Sanger, 


334 98 


J. a. A. Griffin, 


127 01 


P. W. Chandler, 


90 00 


Seth J. Thomas, 


66 00 


Seth Ames, 


3 40 



For Repairs of Citi/ Buildings. 

Nathaniel Shattuck, Carpenter's 

Work and Materials, 363 47 

J. B. & C. Wilson, do. 25 50 

Isaac C. Gushing, Mason's Work 

and Materials, 77 48 

James Tuttle, do. 45 58 



672 47 



621 39 



Amount carried forward, ^512 03 |l, 293 86 $75,616 35 



18 00 


7 87 


34 00 


46 86 


32 00 


31 33 


20 00 


7 50 


80 



EXPENDITURES. 41 

Amount brought forward, $512 03 -$1,293 86 $75,616 35 

Charles P. Brooks, Mason Work 
and Materials, 

George S, Adams, do. 

James Finn, Slate and Labor, 

Hobart & Hadley, Painting, 

J. N. Foster, do. 

Horatio G. Waldron, Painting and 

Glazing, 
Charles O. Eaton, Painting, 
Josiah G, Higgins, do. 
Francis G. Almeader, Glazing, 
James A. D. Worcester, Paper 

Hangings, &c. 49 62 

Samuel R. Brintnall, Hanging Paper, 13 00 
Luther F. Whitney, Gas Fixtures, 42 57 
Hittinger, Cook & Co, Iron Work 

for Watch House, 
John W. Richardson, do. 

Jacob Caswell, Repairing Pumps, 
Thomas H. Farnsworth, do. 
Moses Babcock, Repairing Locks, 
Jonas L. Jennerson, Labor, 

925 90 

For Returnhic/ Deaths, Taking Census 

of Births, and Recording. 

Charles Perry, Returning Deaths, 17 10 

Patrick Denvir, 

Ethan N. Coburn, 

Caleb Symraes, 

Abram Chamberlin, 

John Bryant, Jr. 

John Shedd, 

Charles Poole, Taking Census ot 

Births, 75 00 

|Abram B. Shedd, Recording Births 

and Deaths, 57 80 

190 80 



54 83 


2 54 


19 50 


2 00 


3 76 


27 69 



do. 


16 10 


do. 


14 80 


do. 


6 80 


do. 


1 30 


do. 


1 10 


do. 


80 



AmoLint carried forward, 12,410 56 $75,616 35 

6 



V 



83 00 


64 50 


6 00 


4 00 


4 00 



42 EXPENDITURES. 

Amount brought forward, $2,410 56 $75,616 35 

For Sundries. 

Ballard& Prince, Carpeting for 

Mayor & Aldermen's Room, 131 56 
William P. Tenney & Co. do. 37 49 

Doe, HazeJton &. Co. Alaking do. 8 64 
Maria White, do. 1 50 

Samuel Buckley, Repairing 

Furniture in do. 8 75 

187 94 
Perez R, Jacobs, Ringing Bell, 
Sampson Ham, do. 

William B. Onthank, do. 
Ethan N. Coburn, do. 

John Bryant, Jr. do. 

161 50 

Commonwealth, Gun House, 100 00 

Charles Fletcher, Numbering Streets, 134 48 

James Walker, Collation for Military, June 17, 150 00 

Charlestown Artillery, Salute, June 17, 40 00 

James Walker, Dinners for Ward Officers, 89 00 

Town of Maiden, Tax on Farm, S9 54 

Kendall Bailey, Pruning Trees, 75 00 

Amos Stone, Disbursements, 87 00 

Charles Poole, do. 55 38 

Abram Chamberlin, do, 21 57 

Mystic River Corporation, Assessment, 51 59 

Samuel T. Tapley, Stoves, Repairs, &c. 54 73 

Jasper Stone, Care of Clocks, 44 12 

shua B. Burroughs, Hoisting Draw P. P. 

Bridge, 43 43 

Hittinger, Cook & Co. Iron Work on P, P. 

Bridge, 26 05 

John C. Tucker, Damage to Estate on 

Med ford Street, 45 00 

William G. Shattuck, Chairs for Intermediate 

School, 59 90 



.Amount carried forward, $4,016 79 $75,616 35 



'EXPENDITURES. 43 

Amount brought forward, $4,016 79 175,616 35 

Charles Haynes, Rent of Armory, 75 00 
James Ritchie, do. do. 25 00 

100 00 



Nathaniel Shatiuck, Putting up and taking 

down Check Lists, 28 50 

Abram Chamberlin, Carrying Check Lists to 

Ward Rooms and bringing the same back, 21 00 
Patrick Campbell, Sprinkling Streets, 25 00 

Gustavus V. Hall, Selling Town Estate, 23 50 

Abiiah Blanchard, Sweeping and Cleaning 

"City Hall, 23 00 

Levi Goodnow, Gravel for Burial 

Ground, 28 00 

Joseph Mears, Labor do. 18 00 

46 00 



Abijah Blanchard, Distributing 

Legislative and City Docum'ts, 17 00 

Stephen P. Kelly, do. 8 00 

Joseph S. Currell, do. 7 00 



32 00 

Henry Davis, Cleaning Windows, City Hall, 20 95 

Alexander Wadsworth, Surveying, 16 00 

H. &L S. P. Hill, Mats and Brooms, 15 69 

Post Office, Postage, 14 36 

David Edmunds, Salary as Pound Keeper, 10 00 

Nathaniel Johnson, Removing Night Soil, 9 00 

Caleb Hayden, Recording Deeds, &c. 6 65 

George Jacobs, Press for City Seal, 6 00 

Jacob Pratt, Making Bier, 6 00 

Francis Stowell, Lamp Glasses, 5 51 

Abel Stowell, Jr. do. 2 63 

George W. Little & Co. Lamps, I 92 
Eugene E. Braun, Medical Services for persons 

in Watch House, 3 00 

Robert B. Edes, Jr. Hard Ware, 2 98 
Charles Sanderson, Committing Augustus L. 

Wells to Jail on Tax Warrant, 58 



Amount carried forward, $4,437 06 $75 616 35 



44 EXPENDITURES. 

Amount brought forward, |4,437 06 |75,616 35 

Wellman & Barry, Carriage Hire, 5 00 

Asa Wellman, do. 4 GO 

James F. Burnett, do. 100 

10 00 



John Donovan, 


Labor, 


21 87 


Abijah Blanchard, 


do. 


7 50 


John M. Sylvester, 


do. 


5 50 


George W. Gage, 


do. 


4 00 


Asa B. Barker, 


do. 


2 00 


Hugh Kelley, 


do. 


1 00 


Elias Crafts, 


do. 


58 



Amount Appropriated, ^1,800 00 

Received from Rents of City 

Property, 2,058 60 

Transfer from Support of Paupers, 431 88 
do. Sewers & Drains, 453 19 

Temporary Loan in anticipation 

of Taxes, 223 07 



§4,971 74 
Amount Expended, 4,4S9 51 



Balance transf'd to New Building 

on Winthrop Street, $482 23 



42 45 
4,489 51 



INTEREST ON LOANS. 

Lowell Institution for Savings, §5,430 00 

Provident Institution for Savings, 1,500 00 

N. E. Mutual Life Insurance Company, 1,200 00 



Amount carried forward, $8,130 00 $80,105 86 



EXPENDITURES. 45 

Amount brought forward, $8,130 00 $80,105 86 

Newburyport Institution for Savings, 1,000 00 

Western Railroad Sinking Fund, 720 00 

Trustees of the Poor's Fund, 510 00 

Trustees of the Schools, 336 00 

Warren Institution for Savings, 300 00 

South Scituate Savings Bank, 150 00 

Sundry Individuals, 386 GO 
Bunker Hill Bank and others, on Temporary 

Loans, 750 60 



Amount Appropriated, $11,500 00 

Received from sundry 

Individuals, 516 70 

Transfer from Unappropriated 

Funds, 265 90 



12,282 60 



Amount Expended, $12,282 60 



REDUCTION OF CITY DEBT. 

Note dated March 31, 1848, $1,500 00 

do. April 1, 1848, 1,000 00 

do. April 7, 1848, 1,000 00 

do. April 18, 1848, 1,200 00 

do. July 1, 1849, 500 00 

do. December 8, 1849, 1,400 00 



6,600 00 



Balance from last year's acc't, ^ 10,700 20 

Received from Sales of Real 

Estate, 3,359 88 



$14,060 08 
Amount Expended, 6,600 00 



Balance to next year's Acc't, 17,460 08 



Amount carried forward, §98,988 46 



46 EXPENDITURES. 

Amount brought forward, $98,988 46 



TEMPORAEY LOANS. 

Bunker Hill Bank, $31,000 GO 

Sundry Individuals, 2,200 GO 

33,200 00 



COUNTY TAX. 

Stedman Buttrick, Tax for 1853, 8,624 73 



STATE TAX. 

Jacob H. Loud, Tax for 1853, 4,392 00 



MILITIA BOUNTY. 

Charlestown Artillery, 
Charlestovvn City Guard, 
Charlestown Band, 

Amount carried forward, 



$471 50 




635 00 




162 00 






* 1,268 50 






$146,473 69 



*This amount ($1,268 50) is to be refunded by the Commonwealth. 



EXPENDITURES. 47 

Amount brought forward, 1146,473 69 



UNPAID ACCOUNTS. 

Sundry Individuals, accounts audited and charged to 
the respective appropriations, prior to March 1, 
1853, but not called for, 1,049 01 

SI 47,522 70 



48 



SCHEDULE AND VALUATION 

OP 



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

City Hall Building and Land, 35 000 00 

Lot of Land 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, 5,000 00 

Ledge and Land on Cambridge Road, _ - _ _ 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, Monumeet Square, - - - 26,500 00 

Winthrop 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, - - 10,000 00 
Building on Winthrop Square, for Fire Department and 

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

Building on Winthrop Street, for Fire Department and In- 
termediate School, 14,000 00 

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

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

" " " Bunker Hill Street, - - - 1,500 00 

« « " Mead Street, - - . - 1,000 00 

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

" " " Elm Street, - - . - 600 00 

" « « a u 500 00 

« « " Kingston Street, - - . 2,500 00 

« « " Moulton Street, - - - - 500 00 

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

« " " Soley Street, - - - - 500 00 

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

MiUtary Articles, $250 ; Weights and Measures, |250, - 500 00 

Tomb Lots in Old Burying Ground, 500 00 



Amount carried forward , $316,900 00 



CITY PROPERTY. 49 

Amount brought forward, $316,900 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 

Fui-niture, - - - - 75 00 

1,275 00 

No. 5 Engine, 1,200 00 

Furniture, 65 00 

1,265 00 

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

Engine, - - - - - - 1,200 00 

Furniture, 45 00 

2,745 00 

Relief Engine, 300 00 

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

Cari'iages, Ladders, &c. - - 500 00 

Furniture, 25 00 

2,025 00 

Hose Carriages and Hose, - - - - - - 1,000 00 

Flats appurtenant to Old Buiying Ground, . - - 1,000 00 

Notes, 4,500 00 

Four Horses, Carts, Sleds, Harnesses, Tools, 

&c. in the care of the Superintendent of 

Streets, 1,000 00 

$343, 745 00 

7 ^"^^ 



50 



DEBTS OF THE CITY. 



FEBSUARY 28tli, 1854. 

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

" " " " at 5^ « " 26,000 00 

" ''• " " at 6 " " 25,000 00 

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

Nev^'buryport Inst. " " at 5 " « 20,000 00 
N. England Mutual Life Insurance Companv, 

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 

$205,100 00 



CITY OF CHARLESTOWN. 



Engineers^ Office, City Hall, 1 
April 30, 1854. \ 

TO THE HON. MAYOR AND ALDERMEN, 

In conformity with Section 5th of the Fire Ordinance, ap- 
proved by the Town, May 4th, 1840, I herewith lay before 
your Honorable Board a list of Officers and Members at- 
tached to the Charlestown Fire Department ; also, the 
Apparatus under their charge, and its condition ; the num- 
ber of Fires the past year ; the Reservoirs, Hydrants, and 
other resources from which water can be obtained in case 
of Fire ; also, the expenses of the year ending April 30th, 
1854. 

STEPHEN P. KELLEY, Chief E?igineer. 



CITY OF CHARLESTOWN. 



May 26, 1854. 
The Joint Standing Committee on Fire Department, to 
whom was referred the Annual Report of the Chief Engi- 
neer, have examined the same, and they recommend that 
the Report be printed in connection with the Annual Re- 
port of the Receipts and Expenditures of the City, for dis- 
tribution among the citizens. 

For the Committee, 

J. S. REMICK. 



In Board of Mayor and Alderman, May 29, 1854. — Ac- 
cepted and sent down for concurrence. 

CHARLES POOLE, City Clerk. 



In Common Council, June 5, 1854. — Concurred. 

G. V. HALL, Clerk. 



REPORT OF CHIEF ENGINEER. 



HANCOCK ENOIl^E CO. WO. 1. 

(House on Main Street.) 



MEMBERS. 




AGE. 


MEMBERS, 


AGE. 


George Hager, Foreman, 


29 


William Smart, 


24 


Samuel O. Weston, 


1st AssH, 


27 


Lewis H. Anderson, 


29 


Isaac B. Trask, 


2d do. 


32 


Charles Walker, 


31 


Samuel R. Brintnall 


Clerk, 


33 


Edwin A. Lord, 


23 


Augustus Wilson, 




27 


William Nutter, 


26 


John W. Holt, 




31 


Henry Pearsons, 


22 


Atkinson Brown, 




33 


Charles Lathrop, 


22 


George Melvin, 




25 


Patrick Crowley, 


22 


Henry Simonds, 




26 


Alexander Eason, 


23 


George Brown, 




27 


John Perkins, 


31 


John Sillers, 




25 


Thomas J. Allen, 


31 


William Selby, 




24 


Robert Essopp, 


31 


John Nolan, 




32 


Thomas J. Phipps, 


36 


Ebenezer Lakeman 


t 


39 


Solomon Harley, 


26 


James B. Bosuett, 




26 


William Black, 


26 


Ezekiel Averill. 




35 


Joseph Alexandei', 


23 


Richmond D. Norton, 


37 


Felix Rogers, 


21 


Charles T. Muilett. 




39 


John Millett, 


23 


Dean Ames, Jr. 




25 


Joseph Currier, 


26 


Alonzo Holt, 




23 


James Kincaide, 


23 


John McLean, 




23 


Benjamin Rand, 


26 


William Low, 




26 


George Kelley, 


28 


George H. Riblet, 




24 


Henry Desmei'zis, 


27 


George W. Phipps, 




22 


William Turner, 


27 


John W. Burbeck, 




27 


Total. - - 49 





condition of house and apparatus. 

Engme built in 1828, by Hunneman & Co. Roxbury. Condition is 
good ; diameter of Cylinders 6 inches ; stroke of Piston 15| inches ; 
24 feet Suction Hose, in good order ; 400 feet Leading Hose, of which 
150 feet is indifferent ; 1 Hose Carriage, 4 Buckets, 2 Axes, 3 Pipes, 6 
Fire Caps, Spanners, Belts, Wrenches, &c. 

House in good condition. 



54 



BUNKER HISLL. EWGIIVE CO. NO. 2. 

(House on Main Street, near Canal.) 

MEMBERS. 

Wni. Fernald, Foreman, 
Russel S. Lufkin, 1st AssH. 
Joseph Swan, Jr. 2d do. 
John Gardner, Clerk, 
Daniel R. Bickford, 
George H, Conant, 
John G. Abbott, 
Franklin Lai-kin, 
Edward H. Bichardson, 
George W. Kimball, 
Francis W. Stover, 
Benjamin Getchell, 
William E. Story, 
Abram R. T. Wells, 
Joseph H. Brown, 
Lyman O. Chase, 
Philip Magoun, 
WiUiam Tolman, 
Hugh Daley, 
Abel Locke, 
John Jones, 
Thomas Todd, 

CONDITION OF 

Engine built in 1835 by Hii 
Cylenders 6 inches ; stroke of Piston 16 mches ; 25 feet Suction Hose, 
in good order; 600 feet Leading Hose, of winch 200 feet is indifferent ; 
4 Buckets, 3 Pipes, 2 Axes, 6 Fire Caps, Spanners, Belts, Wrenches,&c. 

House in good condition. 



AGE. 


MEMBERS. 


AGE. 


29 


Charles D. Noyes, 


31 


31 


John Zimmerman, 


30 


30 


Charles H. Watts, 


24 


39 


Oliver Dickson, Jr., 


25 


25 


Joseph W. Davis, 


27 


32 


Luther S. Lawton, 


24 


40 


Enos S. Prescott, 


39 


34 


Abram Larkin, 


27 


29 


Daniel H. Boynton, 


25 


31 


Edwin Wright, 


36 


26 


George H. Doughty, 


26 


30 


George W. Hutchinson, 


27 


26 


Augustus R. Dodge, 


27 


26 


William P. Drury, 


39 


29 


Valentine M. Dumi, 


• 26 


43 


Sumner Winslow, 


25 


25 


Edward T. Rand, 


27 


24 


Augustus Davis, 


23 


27 


John A. Barker, 


31 


31 


Philip Wachter, 


29 


25 


Hemy A. Ambler, 


32 


25 


Total, - - 43 




HOUSE AND APPARATUS, 




mneiT 


lan & Co. Roxbury, Diameter of 



SIOWAUB ENGINE CO. NO. 3. 
(House on Elm Street.) 



MEMBERS. 


AGE. 


MEMBERS. 


AGE.;! 


H. V. V. Blanchard, Foreman, 


44 


James G. Dadley, 


51 1 


Wm. H. Jones, 1st AssH. 


40 


S. C. Abbott, 


1 


John B. Pratt, 2d do. 


39 


John Barrett, 


M 


A. P. Pritchard, Clerk, 


30 


J. W. Simpson, 


Marcellus Carpenter, 


36 


Benjamin F. Fish, 


^IH 


William P. Goodhue, 


47 


A. C. Dodge, 


-^11 


Hartley Cunningham, 


50 


John Brown, 


38i 



55 



MEMBERS. 


AGE. 


MEMBERS. 


AGE. 


William H. Smith, 


34 


Thomas B. Harris, 


29 


William H. Gutterson, 


37 


Enos Varney, 


40 


David Preston, 


38 


F. F. Barren, 




Naliiim G. Baldwin, 


30 


Samuel A. Porter, 


31 


George Prescott, 


29 


Samuel Harding, 


37 


Dolphin D. Taylor, 


35 


Edward Lord, 


35 


jBenjamin Hinkley, 


41 


George W. Jordan, 


37 


|3amuel Rice, 


36 


Daniel Williams, 




jDavid Hammond, 




H. B. Perham, 




Joshua Lennell, 


35 


Thomas Ewell, 




iGeorge H. Marden, 


39 


George W. Mason, 


29 


Sidney A. Willai-d, 


33 


A. R. Fox, 


31 


Ralph Linn ell 


29 


H. Peirce, 




jVVilliam F. Bryant, 


36 


Henry Wells, 


27 


jEdward Barry, 


38 


James Blair, 




Faulkner Chapman, 


40 


G. V. Hall, 


39 


Total, 


. - 


45 





CONDITION OF HOUSE AND APPARATUS. 

j Engine built by Hunneman & Co., Roxbury, 1835 ; since altei'ed to 
ft Thayer Engine. Diameter of Cyleuders 7 inches ; stroke of Piston 
[2 inches ; 26 feet Suction Hose, good ; 500 feet Leading Hose, of 
i.vhich 200 feet is indifferent ; 1 Hose Carriage, 4 Buckets, 2 Pipes, 2 
l^xes, 6 Fire Caps, Spanners, Belts and Wrenches, 
i House wants raising, otherwise good. Engine in good working oi'- 
ler, but I'equires painting. 



' WABKEN 

(Hoiise 

MEMBERS. 

yVm. Mason, Foreman, 
jeorge W. Prescott, 1st AssH, 
jeorge Jackson, 2d do. 
pdward Winslow, Clerk, 
;^ndrew Jackson, 
,Villiam Dennis, 
jieorge D. Butterfield, 
fVilliam G. Plummer, 
jVilliam H. Merriam, 
lichard A. Nichols, 
jlichard Raymond, 
enry A. Davis, 



ENCtlWE CO. NO. 4. 

on Common Street.) 

AGE. MEMBERS. 

40 Freeman J. Kimball, 

29 Benjamin Williams, 

34 Benjamin Hatch, 

22 John H. Pool, 

32 Benjamin F. Blaisdell, 

37 Charles Lillwal, 

36 William Emery, 
34 George Ware, 
28 Noah Gates, 

28 Alexander McLoud, 

27 Nicholas Blaisdell, 

37 Joseph Maloon, 



AGE. 

24 
26 
25 
22 
23 
23 
27 
28 
35 
25 
28 
26 



56 



MEMBERS. 

John Breed, 
Beujamin T. H. Foster, 
Stephen H. Stone, 
James C. Poor, 
Charles B.Hall, 
Nathaniel J. Jennings, 
James B. Hatch, 
David Robinson, 
HoUis Bruce, 
George C. Thompson, 
Henry Beckford, 
Benjamin Rice, 
Charles W. Bates, 
Edward H. Stodder, 
Luther Furgerson, 



AGE. MEMBERS. AGE. 

34 John Burgess, 23 

31 Dennison McFarland, 33 

37 Thomas F. Ramsey, 24 

42 Michael Doyle, 23 

26 James Peirce, 24 

34 Emery F. Wright, 22 

31 Augustus Walden, 25 

23 Edward W. Dearborn, 22 
31 John Newton, 23 

24 Erastus W. Bradeen, 23 

25 John B. Wright, 28 
23 Andrew Bartlett, 27 
25 George H. Williams, 41 
22 George W. Maunder, 36 
33 Edward W. Bean, 25 

Total, - - 52 



CONDITION OF HOUSE AND APPARATUS. 

Engine built in 1835, by Hunneman & Co. Roxbury. Diameter of 
Cylinder 6 inches ; stroke of Piston 16 inches; 28 feet Suction Hose, 
good ; 550 feet Leading Hose, of which 200 feet is indifferent ; 1 Hose 
Carriage, 4 Buckets, 2 Axes, 4 Pipes, 6 Fire Caps, Belts, Spanners, 
Wrenches, &c. 

House in good condition. Engine needs considerable repairs which 
will be done as soon as possible. 



TS^ASHINGTOW ENGII^E CO. NO. 5. 

(House on Harvard Street.) 



MEMBERS. 

David S. Tucker, Foreman, 
Moses F. Webster, 1st Ass% 
George E. Rogers, 2d do. 
Silas S. Lincoln, Clerk, 
Elias Crafts, Jr. 
John Baker, 
John Cody, 
Benjamin F. Gardner, 
James Murray, 
John Daniels, 
Charles R. Miller, 
Thomas O. Driscoll, 
Charles F. Poor, 



AGE, 


MEMBERS. 


AGE. 


37 


John Leverett, 


35 


35 


George Bartlett, 


24 


26 


William A. Rowe, 


22 


34 


Charles Lane, 


22 


48 


James Eccles, 


23 


30 


Benjamin Brintnall, 


24 


31 


Joseph Hurlburt, 


22 


26 


Hiram Branch, 


22 


28 


William Durell, 


24 


31 


Charles W. Wallace, 


28 


24 


George Peirce, 


33 


23 


Alonzo Ritterbush, 


34 


23 


John Lower, 


22 



57 



MEMBERS. AGE. 

Warren F. Smith, 22 

Charles H. Smith, 30 

Hosea Sargent, 26 

Rinaldo H. Clough, 24 

William Welch, 33 

George H. Howe, 26 

Roderick Waterhoiise, 29 

Joseph Shaw, 24 

Nathan E. Abbott, 22 

George H. Johnson, 24 

Stephen C. Grover, 22 

Alexander L. Swasey, 28 



MEMBERS, 

Joseph E. N. Davis, 
Joseph A. Libbey, 
James Thompson, 
Thomas Cross, 
William H. Kimball, 
Albert Chandler, 
William R. Barry, . 
Thaddeus Harrington. 
Ashbel W. Copp, 
James C. Whitmore, 
Lewis Kimball, 

Total. - - 49 



AGE. 

36 
23 
33 



22 

27 
30 
33 



condition of house and apparatus. 

Engine built in 1826, by Hunneman & Co. Roxbury. Diameter of 
Cylinders 6 inches ; stroke of Piston 16^ inches ; 26 feet Suction Hose 
in good order ; 500 feet Leading Hose, of which 200 feet is indifferent. 
1 Hose Carriage, 6 Buckets, 3 Pipes, 2 Axes, 6 Fire Caps, Spanners, 
Belts, Wrenches, &c. 

Condition of House good. Engine in good order. 



FBANMEIW EN<^INE CO. WO. 7. 
(House corner of Bunker Hill and Tufts Streets.) 



MEMBERS. AGE. 

Edward A. Costrgan, Foreman, 35 

Thomas Brintnall, 1st AssH, 37 

John F. Powers, 2d do. 31 

Henry P. Goodwin, C7eri, 29 

E. Russell Estee, 31 

Daniel B. Gardner, 35 

Francis J. Almeader, 36 

Henry P. Gardner, 33 

John Williams, 29 

John Sandborn, 52 

Joseph S. Bibram, 43 

Jerome B. Wallace, 45 

Nathan Cook, 24 

Joseph Cass, 25 

WilUam Bailey, 29 

Charles B. Darling, 33 

John Wilcott, 31 



MEMBERS. 

Peter Sanborn, 
Morton Clauson, 
William M. Howell, 
Nelson Cutlei', 
William S. Robbuis, 
George A. Bird, 
Marshall Blanchard, Jr. 
Warren Ferrin, 
Thomas Bentley, 
William Craig, 
William Harrington, 
Lawrence Hamilton, 
Otis Bailey, 
Michael Kelley, 
Thomas Beny, 
Marshall W. Paige, 
Larkin T. Gardner, 



AGE. 

55 

39 
36 
42 
33 
26 
28 
26 

as 

26 
38 
34 
27 
26 
22 
35 
25 



8 



58 



MEMBERS. 


AGE. 


MEMBERS. 


AGE. 


Mathew P, Sanliorn, 


33 


William Penney, 


33 


Nelson Cutler, Jr. 


22 


Chai'les Ackerman, 


23 


Peter Mc'Loud, 


28 


Martin Johnson, 


30 


Samuel Ackerman, 


33 


Jacob Cook, 


29 


Nathaniel Leach, 


27 


Samuel A. Wright, 


26 


J. J. Morley, 


31 


James Wilson, 


22 


William Green, 


26 


B. F. K. Jennings. 


23 




Total, - 


- 48. 





CONDITION OF HOUSE AND APPARATUS. 

Engine built in 1838 by E. Thayer^of Boston ; condition good. Di- 
ameter of Cylinder 7 inches ; stroke of Piston 12 inches. 26 feet of 
Suction Hose ; 550 feet of Leading Hose, of which 200 feet is indiffer- 
ent. 1 Hose Carriage, 4 Buckets, 2 Axes, 3 Pipes, 6 Fire Caps, Span- 
ners, Belts, Wrenches, Badges, &c. 

House in good condition. This Company suffers considerable incon- 
venience for the want of fresh watei% 



MOOIi AWB I.ABBEK CO. 
(House on Winthrop Street.) 

MEMBERS. 

Joseph H. Till, Foreman, 
Wm. Caswell, Is^ AssX 
Samuel C. Hunt, Jr. Clerk, 
George Robertson, 
Enoch J. Clark, 
William B. Parker, 
Augustus Whittemore, 
Richard Stoddard, 
George W. Turner, 
Benjamin F. Brown, 
Eben AverUl, 
Thomas G. Welch, 
(Jeorge Richardson, 
George J. Barrell, 
Lewis Stockbridge, 

CONDITION OF HOUSE AND APPARATUS. 

Carriage built in 1842 by William Hodgkins, of Charlestown, in 
good condition ; has 14 Ladders, 3 large Hooks, 4 hand Hooks, 3 Rakes^ 
6 Axes, 30 Fii-e Caps, Ropes, Badges, &c. 

House in good condition. 



JE. 


MEMBERS. 


AGE. 


29 


James Gil day, 


37 


32 


Alonzo Southwick, 


30 


28 


George W. Hammond, 


30 


29 


Joel Raymond, Jr. 


29 


29 


George Todd, 


39 


39 


Aaron Todd, 


32 


47 


William Barnard, 


29 


40 


Robert Curtis, 


37 


34 


William Barry, 


40 


35 


Isaac Foster, 


24 


33 


Hiram Baxter, 


34 


28 


George M. Miller, 


35 


34 


John Mullett, 


39 


29 


William Whitney, 


29 


45 


Total, - - 29 





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RED JACKET HO§E CO. 

(House on Wlnthrop Street.) 

MEMBERS. MEMBERS. 

George W. Hobart, Foreman. Lysander M. Mellen, • 

Thomas Turnei", 1st AssH. Thomas Armitage, 

Edward R. C. Murray, Clerk, Alonzo O. Dillingham, 

Joseph W. Welch, Charles F. Moore, 

Octavius Barry, John H. Brown, 

George W. Waitt, George E. Barstow, 

Thomas B. Barley, John A. Forbes, 

John B. Cilley, John J. Edmands, 

Otis P. Thompson, T. L. Edminster, Jr. 

F. C. Jennings, Russell Smith, 

Total, - - 20 
condition of house and apparatus. 
Two Carriages built in 1852 by Hittinger & Cook, of Charlestown, 
in good order. 1100 feet of Leading Hose, 200 feet indifferent. 2 
Buckets, 2 Pipes, 20 Fire Caps, Spanners, Belts, Badges, Wrenches,&c 
House in good order. 



RELIEF ENGINE. 
(House on Common Street.) 
Engine at present in charge of Engine Co. No. 2 ; built by Thayer. 
Wants repairs. Diameter of Cylinder 5^ inches. 24 feet SuctioU 
Hose, 4 Buckets, 2 Pipes, 2 Axes. 



Location of Reservoirs, Wells and Hydrants in the 
City of Charlestown. 

RESERVOIRS. 

^o. 1. Harvard Street. — Filled from Church. 

2. Junction of Henley and Warren Streets. 

3. Union Street, between Richmond and Washington Sts. 

4. Main St., Junction of Austin and Warren Sts. — Spring. 

5. High St., near the head of School Street. 

6. Common, South-east corner of Training Field. — Spring. 

7. Junction of Bartlett and Green Streets. — Spring. 



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8. Gray Street, North-east side. 

9. Walker Street, Junction of Bartlett. — Spring. 
10. Corner of Lexington and Tremont Sts. — Spring. 
lU Sullivan Street, near Main Street. 

12. Russell, near Pearl Street. — Spring. 

13. Mead Street, near Chrystal Place. 

14. Square, near Foss' Distillery. 

15. Corner of Summer and Elm Streets. 

16. At tlie Neck, near Albee's Store. 

17. Square, near Bunker Hill Bank. 

18. Chesiuit Street, opposite Mr. Pook's House. 

19. Bunker Hill Street, between Linden and Walnut St£ 

20. Corner of Bunker Hill and Elm Streets. 

21. Corner of Bunker Hill and Cook Streets. 

22. Bunker Hill Street, near Gun House. 

23. Corner of Bunker Hill and Decatur Streets. 

24. Bow Street, opposite Richmond Street. 

25. Warren Street, opposite Carlton's Wood Yard. 

26. Austin Street, at the head of First Street. 

27. Austin Street, junction of Lawrence Street. 

28. Concord Street, 150 feet from Bunker Hill Street. 

29. High Street, at the head of Pleasant Street. 

30. Main Street, opposite Albion Court. 

31. Main Street, junction of Mill Street. 

32. Junction of Bainbridge and Moulton Streets. 

33. Main Street, opposite Phipps Street. 

34. Lynde Street, at the head of Fifth Street. 



No. 1. Warren Avenue, near the Square, West side. 

2. Square, near Mansion House. 

3. Corner of Mullett & Bradbury's Store. 

4. Corner of Washington and Arrow Streets. 

5. Corner of Front and Second Streets. 

6. Second Street, front of House next to Pickle Factory. 

7. In Court rear of Seminary Boarding House. 

8. Corner of Chapman and Main Streets, 

9. Main Street, East side, front of 194. 



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10. Pearl Street, opposite Russell House. 

11. Elm Street, near Old Alms House Lot. 

12. Everett Street. 

13. Main Street, North of Albion Court 75 feet. 

14. " " opposite Charles Street. 

15. " " opposite Brown's Blacksmith Shop. 

16. " •' near Bunker Hill Engine House. 

17. Bunker Hill Street, front of Johnson's Store. 

18. Main Street, near Hall's Dj'e House. 

19. Oak Street, near the head, 

20. Bartlett Street, front of Roulstone's House, 



HYDK ANTS. 

No* 1. Corner of Warren Avenue and Water Street. 

2. " " «' and Square, at Studley's. 

3. " Chelsea Street and Square, White's Store. 

4. " " and Joiner Streets, National House, 
1 5. " '* " Henley " Foss' Building. 

6. " " " Chesnut " at Chapin's. 

7. " " " Adams " 

8. " '« '< Bunker Hill Street. 

9. " " *' Vine " 

10. " '•■ " Bainbridge " 

11. Chel3v3a Street, near Chelsea Bridge. 



List of Fires and Alarms from Ma^ Ist^ 1853, to 
May 1st, 1854. 

FIRES. 

May 4. — Dwelling House No. 63, Austin Street, owned and 
occupied by William Denvir, together with the out buildings were 
entirely destroyed, together with the dwelling house in the rear of 
the above, owned by the same, and occupied by Mrs. Wheeler and 
John Chauncy. A portion of the furniture of the above occu- 
pants was also destroyed. The fire also communicated to dwell- 



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ing house No. 65. on the same street, owned by John H. Clapp, 
and occupied by David Sargent, which, together with the shed, 
was partly destroyed. Also, dwelling houses numbered 57, 59, 
and 61, on Austin street, owned by J. B. M, Fifield, and occu- 
pied by Mrs. Fenherty, T. B. Reed, and Mrs. J. Armitage, were 
entirely destroyed. Also, dwelling houses owned by Fifield, and 
occupied by himself and Wm. Gate, numbered 77 and 79, Rich- 
mond street, were destroyed, together with most of their Furni- 
ture. The dwelling houses adjoining, owned by Fifield, and oc- 
cupied by G. W. Dennett and Benjamin Brown, numbered 81 and 
83 on the same street, were considerably damaged. Loss $7,000. 
Insured $5,700. Cause not ascertained : supposed incendiary. 

May 15.~Dwelling house situated on Washington Street, own- 
ed and occupied by Capt. George Barker. Loss $75; insured; 
cause, accidental. 

May 23 — Work Shop in rear of building situated on the cor- 
ner of Main and Henley Streets, occupied by Francis Stowellj 
Jeweller. Damage to building and tools about $175 ; insured 
$100 ; cause, accidental. 

May 3 L— Shed situated on Tuft's Wharf, at the Point. Dam- 
age trifling ; cause, incendiary. 

June 9 — Large wooden building owned by the Heirs of the 
late Gilbert Tufts, and situated over the Mill Pond at the Point, 
near Mystic River, occupied by James Doughty for the storage of 
Lumber. The building, together with its contents, a quantity of 
Lumber, was entirely destroyed. Loss S2,500 ; insured $2,300 ; 
cause, incendiary. 

June 15. — Freight Car at Depot of F. R. R. Co. near Warren 
Bridge ; the car, with its contents, consisting of Furniture and 
Cotton Goods, was destroyed, together with several bales of Cot- 
ton. Loss S800 ; no insurance ; caused by sparks from Loco- 
motive. 

June 17. — Dwelling house on Warren Street, owned and occu- 
pied by Timothy Thompson. Damage trifling ; caused by Fire 
Rocket. 

June 27. — Dwelling house on Hull Streer, owned by Thomas 
Byron. Damage trifling ; cause accidental. 

July 4. — Wooden building situated at Mill Pond, foot of Mill 
Street, used as a Grist Mill, owned by Wesson & Gary. Damage 
trifling ; caused by Fire Crackers. 



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July 5. — Dwelling house No. 11 Everett Street, owned by Mr. 
Bacheldor, occupied by Joel Raymond. Loss f200 ; insured ; 
cause, defect in chimney. 

July 5. — Dwelling house No. 7, Walker Street, owned by Heirs 
of the late Timothy Walker, occupied by Christian Ring and 
Thomas Easterbrook. Cause not ascertained ; loss $125; ins'd. 

July 12. — At dwelling house on corner of Bunker Hill and 
Richardson Streets, occupied by Mrs. O'Brien. Caused by the 
explosion of a camphene lamp. Damage trifling. 

July 14. — Feather bed in dwelling house on Warren Avenue. 
Cause, accidental ; damage trifling. 

July 15. — Dwelling house on Main Street, owned and occupied 
by Mrs. Nancy Winchester. Damage trifling ; accidental. 

July 19. — Burning of a quantity of Liquor spilled in unloading 
a vessel at Russell «& Harrington's Wharf on Water Street. Cause 
accidental ; no damage, 

July 20. — Wooden building on Todd's Wharf, Old Bridge Ave- 
nue, used for storing Lumber. Damage trifling ; cause, incendiary. 

July 31. — Wooden building on Front Street, owned by A. C. 
Palmer, occupied by Jamtes O'Brien as a Carpenter's shop. Build- 
ing and contents destroyed. Loss ^900 ; insured $300 ; cause, 
incendiary. 

August 2. — Stable on Water Street, owned and occupied by 
William Caswell. Damage trifling ; cause, incendiary. 

August 4. — Boat containing tar and shavings, set on fire, on 
Mystic River. Damage trifling. 

August 15. — Wooden building situated on Milk Row, owned 
and occupied by the City as a Stone shed. Building destroyed; 
loss $50 ; cause, incendiary. 

August 31. — Wooden building owned by the Boston & Maine 
R. R. Co. situated near Milk Row road, and occupied as Passen- 
ger Depot Building, destroyed. Loss $1,000 ; no insurance ; 
cause, incendiary. 

Sept. 28. — Wooden building situated at the Junction of the 
Winter Hill Road and Medford Turnpike, owned and occupied by 
John Tenney as a Carpenter's shop ; building and contents, con- 
sisting of Lumber and Tools, destroyed. Loss $S00 ; insured 
; cause, incendiary. 



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October 2. — Dwelling house situated on Austin Street, No. 43, 
owned and occnpied by John Cole. Damage trifling ; caused by 
defect in oven. 

Oct. S. — Wooden building situated on Main Street, owned by 
Daniel Tufts, and occupied by Freeman C, Sewall as a Morocco 
factory. Damage trifling ; cause, incendiary. 

Oct. 10. — Wooden building known as the old Tannery, situa- 
ted at the Junction of Tufls and Bunker Hill Streets, owned by 
Raymond & Vose, occupied by Mr. Cheeney, T. Dearing, and 
Cory & Goodwni for stabling horses ; the building was destroyed. 
Loss ^800 ; no insurance. The fire also communicated to the 
dwelling houses owned by John Madden and James Grimes, and 
occupied by several families. Loss $300; insured; cause, in- 
cendiary. 

Oct. 11. — Wooden building situated on the corner of Winthrop 
and Warren Streets, occupied by E. W. Jordan ; tiie building was 
destroyed. Loss ^150. The fire also communicated to the dwell- 
ing house on Warren Street, owned by George S. Adams, and oc- 
cupied by Wra. Witherell. Loss $400; insured; cause incendiary. 

Oct. 2(). — Dwelling house situated in Eden Street Court, owned 
by Abijah Blanchard, and occupied by Blanchard and Francis E. 
Bulfinch. Loss $309 ; insured; cause, accidental, 

Oct. 27. — Wooden building situated on Water Street, between 
the Old and New Bridges, owned by Leverett Conden, and occu- 
pied by Holmes & Joy for storage. Loss ^200; no insurance; 
cause, incendiary. 

Oct. 29. — Wooden building situated on Chelsea Street, owned 
by Jacob Foss, occupied by Flanders & Eastman for a Stable, 
Damage trifling ; cause, incendiary. 

Nov. 2. — Stable on Lawrence Street, occupied by Barry & 
Dwinnell. Damage trifling ; cause incendiary. 

Nov. 5. — Building on Main Street known as the old Tannery, 
owned by Daniel Tufts, and occupied by him for the storage of 
Hav. Loss $450 ; insured; cause, incendiarv. 

Nov. 6. — Re kindling of the above. 

Jan. 7. — Schooner at Edmands' Wharf at the Point. Damage i 
trifling ; caused by stove pipe. 

Jan. 11. — Wooden building known as Our House, a drinking | 
saloon, on Main Street, opposite the Unitarian Church, owned by ' 



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Edward Thorndike. Loss $25 ; insured. Cause not ascertained; 
supposed incendiary. 

Jan. 25. — Building on Chelsea Street owned by G. Washington 
Warren, and occupied by B. Frank Brown for an Oyster and 
drinking saloon. Loss §20 ; insured ; cause, defect in Furnace. 



No. of Fires 34. Loss $16,770. 

Cause of Fires — Incendiary, 
Accidental, 
Carelessness, 
Unknown, 
Not ascertained. 



Insured $11,445. 
16 
8 
2 
1 
2 



Defect in Chimney, Fire Crackers, &c. 5 



AI.A: 



§ OF FUSES. 



May 18, from Cambridge, 



Sept. 13, from Cambridge, 



21, 


Chelsea, 


15, 


False, 


June 2, 


do. 


16, 


Cambridge, 


10, 


False, 


22, 


do. 


10. 


Chelsea, 


27, 


Boston, 


14, 


Boston, 


Nor. 4, 


Cambridge, 


14, 


Maiden, 


30, 


do. 


19, 


Cambridge, 


Dec. 2, 


Chimney. 


19, 


Boston, 


13, 


Chelsea, 


20, 


Cambridge, 


28, 


Cambridge, 


July 6, 


False, 


31, 


Tar Kettle, 


15, 


Cambridge, 


Jan. 13, 


False, 


15, 


do. 


Feb. 13, 


do. 


17, 


Soraerville, 


23, 


Chimney, 


' 17, 


Maiden, 


23, 


False, 


25, 


Cambridge, 


26. 


Chimney, 


31, 


Reading, 


Mar. 13, 


Chelsea, 


Aug. 1, 


East Boston, 


15, 


Cambridge, 


3, 


False, 


22, 


False, 


5. 


Maiden, 


22, 


Maiden, 


- 27, 


Cambridge, 


Apr. 3, 


Chimney, 


gept.lO, 


Maiden, 

9 


§, 


Everett S&t. 



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Sep, 13, from Chelsea, 


Apr. 13, 


False, 


18, Cambridge, 


14, 


Corey St 


24, False, 


16, 


Chimney 


Oct. 9, W.Cambridge, 






No, of Alarms, 




51 



From Fires out of the City, 
" False alarms in the City, 
" Chimneys, &,c. 

Whole number of Fires and Alarms, 



33 
10 

8 



86 



Since May 1st, 1853, ten separate drafts on the City Treasurer 
have been drawn by the Board of Engineers, amounting to six 
thousand seven hundred twenty-nine dollars and thirty-six cents ; 
of the above amount, three thousand seven hundred seventeen dol- 
lars and seventy cents has been expended for services of the mem- 
bers of the several Companies, and for Fuel and Oil as allowed by 
the City. The balance has been expended as per Bills rendered. 



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RECAPITUI.ATION. 


Number of Engineers, 


5 




Members, 


335 




Engines, 


7 




Feet of Leading Hose, 


4200 




" Suction Hose, 


180 




Hose Carriages, 


9 




Hook and Ladder Carriages, 


1 




Hooks, 


7 




Ladders, 


15 




Axes, 


18 




Reservoirs, 


34 




Hydrants, 


11 




Wells, 


21 




Fire Caps, 


85 




Fires and Alarms, 


86 


Amount of Loss, 


$16,770 00 


<( 


Insured, 


11,445 00 


(( 


Expended, 


6,729 36 


All of which is respectfully submitted. 





STEPHEN P. KELLEY, Chief Engineer. 
JAMES M. GARDNLR, 1st Assistant, 
J. A. D. WORCESTER, 2d " 

JOHN HOWARD, 3d « 

NAHUM CHAPIN, 4th " 



CITY CIOVEMMENT. 

1854. 



JAMES ADAMS, Mayor. 



Ward 1. 

JONATHAN V. FLETCHER, KENDALL BAILEY, 

Ward 2. 

JEREMIAH S. REMICK, ISAAC OSGOOD. 

Ward 3, 

BENJAMIN PAGE, AURA S. TUTTLE. 



CHARLES POOLE, City Clerk. 



ABIJAH BLANCHARD, Messenger. 



C®i?IM®M C©UMCI1.. 
PHINEAS J. STONE, President. 

Ward 1. 
AMOS TUFTS, ISAAC KENDALL, 

TIMOTHY T. SAWYER, AMOS BROWN, 
ANDREW SAWTELL, HORACE G. HUTCHINS. 

Ward 2. 
WILLIAM D. BUTTS, THOMAS G. TEMPLE, 

MOSES B. SEWALL, P. J. STONE, 

OLIVER KIMBALL, H. N. McFARLAND. 

Ward 3. 
STEPHEN H. LYNDE, BENJAMIN F. TYLER, 
JAMES EMERY, FRED'K F. BARRELL, 

FRANCIS M. MASON, SETH W. LEWIS. 

GUSTAYUS Y. HALL, Clerk. 



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AMOS STONE, Treasurer and Collector. 



THOMAS GREENLEAF, ) 

BENJAMIN PHIPPS, ) Assessors of Taxes. 

EDWARD THORNDIKE, S 



HENRY A. RICE, Sttpekintendent of Streets. 



ABRAM CHAMBERLIN, City Marshal. 



Constables. 
ABRAM CHAMBERLIN, STEPHEN P. KELLY, 
ABIJAH BLANCHARD, JOSEPH S. CURRELL. 
CHARLES SANDERSON, 



OTEHSEEKS @F THE PO©I£. 
The Mayor, Chairman, Ex-OfRcio. 
Thomas Greenleaf, Secretary and Agent. 
Ward 1. 

JOSEPH SOUTHER, GEORGE HYDE. 

Ward 2. 
THOMAS GREENLEAF, SAMUEL L. TUTTLE. 

Ward 3. 
JOHN GARDNER, JONATHAN STONE. 



SCH©©!. COMMITTEE. 
The Mayor, Chan-man, Ex-Officio. 
Isaac W. Blanchard, Secretary. 
Nathan A. Tufts, Treasurer. 
Ward 1. 
OLIVER C. EVERETT, WILLIAM FLINT, 
JAMES FOGG, NATHAN A. TUFTS. 

Ward 2. 
WM. I. BUDDINGTON, GEO. W. BARTLETT, 
HIRAM HUTCHINS, GEORGE CUTLER. 

Ward 3. 
ISAAC W. BLANCHARD, HIRAM P. REMICK, 
REUBEN CURTIS, FREEMAN C. SEWALL 



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FIKE DEPARTMENT. 
STEPHEN P. KELLEY, Chief Engineer. 
JAMES M. GARDNER, 1st Assistant, 
JOHN HOWARD, 2d '' 

NAHUM CHAPIN, 3d " 

GEORGE W. H0BART,4th " 



'WARB OFFICERS. 
Ward I.— GEORGE S. ADAMS, Warden. 
SAMUEL C. HUNT, Jr. Clerk. 
BENJ. W. ELDRIDGE, ) 

EDWIN A. FITCHAM, } Inspectors of Elections. 
SAMUEL F. TUFTS, ) 

Ward 2.— JOHN A. SANBORN, Warden. 
GEORGE W. HAMIMOND, Clerk. 
SAMUEL L. TUTTLE, ) 

JAMES TUTTLE, } Inspectors of Elections. 

HENRY MAYERS, ) 

Ward 3.— OTIS CLAPP, Warden. 
WILLIAM B. SHEDD, Clicrk. 
ISAAC M. BRADT, 1 

HARTWELL MAYERS, V Inspectors of Elections. 
WILLIAM HIGHBORN, \ 



JOINT STANDING COMMITTEES. 

FINANCE — The Mayor and Alderman Fletcher ; the President 

and Messrs. Sawyer, Tufts, Tyler and Lynde. 
ACCOUNTS— Aldermen Fletcher and Tuttle; and Messrs, Saw- 

tell, Lynde and Tyler. 
CITY PROPERTY— Aldermen Osgood and Page ; and Messrs. 

Tufts, Kimball and Sewall. 
PUBLIC INSTRUCTION— The Mayor and Alderman Bailey; 

the President and Messrs. Hutchins and Kendall. 

ALMS HOUSE — The Mayor and Alderman Remick ; and 

Messrs. Temple, Barrel] and Mason. 



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FUEL AND LIGHTING STREETS— Aldermen Page and 
Bailey ; and Messrs. Butts, Emery and Sawtell. 

FIRE DEPATMENT— Aldermen Remick and Osgood ; and 
Messrs. Brown, Tyler and Kendall. 

REPAIRS OF STREETS— Aldermen Bailey and Page ; and 
Messrs. Sawyer, Butts and Barrell. 

DRAINS AND SEWERS— The Mayor and Alderman Page ; 
and Messrs. Temple, Brown and Barrell. 

PRINTING— Alderman Fletcher; and Messrs. Kimball and 

Mason. 
BURIAL GROUNDS— Aldermen Tuttle and Remick; and 

Messrs. Emery, McFarland and Lewis. 

LAYING OUT STREETS— The Mayor and Aldermen Osgood 

and Bailey ; and Messrs. Hutchins, Sewall, Lewis, 

Sawyer and Emery. 

ORDINANCES— The Mayor and Alderman Tuttle ; the Presi- 
dent and Messrs. McFarland and Mason. 



COMMITTEES OF BOARD OF MAYOR AND ALDEMEN. 

' POLICE — The Mayor and Aldermen Fletcher and Remick. 
LICENCES — Aldermen Osgood, Bailey and Remick. 
ENROLLMENT— Aldermen Tuttle, Bailey and Page. 
NOTICES TO BUILD— The Mayor and Alderman Page. 
BOARD OF HEALTH— Aldermen Bailey, Osgood and Tuttle. 



COMMITTEES OF THE COMMON COUNCIL. 

ELECTIONS AND RETURNS— Messrs. Kendall, McFarland 

and Lewis. 
ENROLLED ORDINANCES AND RESOLUTIONS— Messrs 

Lynde, Sewall and Brown. 



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INDEX 



Building on Winthrop Street, - - - - 33 

City Debt, - - - - - - 50 

" «' Reduction of, .... 45 

City Government, - - - - - C8 

City Property, -...«- 48 

Committees of the City Council, - - - - 70 

Contingencies, ----- - 40 

County Tax, - » - . - . 46 

Engineer's Report, - ■> - - - 51 
Expenditures, - = - - - -11 

Fire Department, - - - - - 21 

Gas Lamps and Fixtures, - - . - . 37 

Health Department, _ . . , - 39 

Interest, -.---«- 44 
Loans, ----.--46 

Militia bounty, ------ 46 

Oil, Fuel, Lighting Streets, &c. - - • - 36 

Paupers, ------ 17 

Receipts, ------ 8 

Salaries of City Officers, - - - - 11 

Schools, - - - - - - - 12 

Sewers and Drains,' - - - - - 38 

State Tax, ------ 46 

Streets, Laying Out and Widening, - - - 28 
Paving and Setting Edge Stone, - - -23 

Repairs, ------ 25 

Treasurer's Account Current, . - - - 6 

Unpaid Accounts, - - - - - 47 

Ward Officers, - . - . - . 70 

Watch and Police. ..... 30 



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