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MUNICIPAL REGISTER. 



MUNICIPAL REGISTER: 



CONTAINING THE 



CITY CHARTER, 



KULES AND ORDEKS OE THE CITY COUNCIL, 



LIST OF OFFICERS OF THE CITY OF BOSTON, 



FOR THE YEAR 



18 6 0. 



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BOSTON: 
GEO. C. RAND & AVERY, CITY PRINTERS, 



No. 3 CoBsimi. 



1860. 



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THE CITY CHARTER. 



Section 1. The inhabitants of the City of Bos- corporate 
ton, for all the purposes for which towns and^°2iji6,§i 
cities are by law incorporated in this Common- 
wealth shall continue to be one body politic, in 
fact and in name, under the style and denomi- 
nation of the City of Boston, and, as such, shall 
have, exercise and enjoy all the rights, immuni- 
ties, powers and privileges, and shall be subject 
to all the duties and obligations now incumbent 
upon and appertaining to said city, as a munici- 
pal corporation. 

Sect. 2. The • administration of all the fiscal, city gov- 

... eminent. 

prudential, and municipal concerns of said city, 1821 >™> § i- 
with the conduct and government thereof, shall 
be vested in one principal officer, to be styled 
the Mayor, one council of twelve persons, to be 
called the Board of Aldermen, and one council 
of forty-eight persons, to be called the Common 
Council, which boards, in their joint capacity, 
shall be denominated the City Council, and also 
in such other boards of officers as are hereinafter 
specified. 

Sect. 3. It shall be the duty of the Citv Division 

J J into twelve 

Council, and they are empowered during the fslifiio, § 2. 
year 1860, and whenever thereafterwarcls they mifiei! 1- 



6 CITY CHARTER. 

may deem it expedient, not oftener than once 
in ten years, to cause a new division of the city 
to be made into twelve wards, in such manner 
as to include an equal number of voters in each 
ward, as nearly as conveniently may be, con- 
sistently with well defined limits to each ward ; 
and until such division be made, the boundary 
lines of the wards shall remain as now estab- 
lished. 
Annual Sect. 4. The annual meeting of citizens for 

meeting for . . . 

^election the election or municipal officers hereinafter 
officers, mentioned, shall be held on the second Mon- 
day of December, and the citizens of said city 
qualified to vote in city affairs, shall, for the 
purpose of such election, then meet together 
within the wards in which they respectively re- 
i85i, oh. 167. side, at such hour and place as the board of 
' ° ' ' aldermen may by their warrant direct and ap- 
point ; and the person receiving the highest num- 
ber of votes for any office, shall be deemed and 
declared to be elected to such office ; and when- 
ever two or more persons are to be elected to the 
same office, the several persons, to the number re- 
quired to be chosen, having the highest number 
of votes, shall be declared elected. 
certificates Sect. 5. Every joerson so chosen in any ward 
to be e fin> n shall, within forty-eight hours of his election, be 

nished. ' . . 

furnished by the clerk with a certificate thereof, 
signed by the warden, clerk, and a majority of the 
inspectors, which certificate shall be presumptive 
evidence of the title of such person to the office 
therein mentioned. 



CITY CHARTER. i 

Sect. 6. The municipal officers to be chosen £entTf nce * 
at the annual election, shall enter upon the duties ye™ cipa 

1 1824, 49, § 2. 

of their respective offices on the first Monday of 
January. 

Sect. 7. The qualified voters of said city Election of 

ward 

shall at the annual meeting, choose by ballot one officers. 
warden and one clerk and five inspectors of elec- 
tions for each ward, who shall be resident in said 
ward, and who shall hold their offices for one year, 
and until others shall be chosen and qualified in 
their stead. 

Sect. 8. The ward officers mentioned in the ward 

officers to be 

preceding section, shall respectively make oath ^fiio §3 
faithfully and impartially to discharge their sev- 
eral duties, which oath may be administered by 
the clerk of such ward to the warden, and by 
the latter to the clerk and inspectors, or to all 
of said officers, by any justice of the peace for 
the county of Suffolk ; and a certificate thereof 
shall be entered in the record, to be kept by the 
clerk of the ward. 

Sect. 9. In case of the non-election of anyNon-eiec- 

tion of ward 

ward officer at the annual meeting, adjournments officers - 
may be had for the purpose of effecting such elec- 
tion, in the same manner as is hereinafter pro- 
vided with regard to the election of members of 
the common council. 

Sect. 10. In case of the absence of any ward Absence of 

" ward 

officer, at any ward meeting, such officer may be£§iji6,$& 
chosen pro tempore, by hand vote, and shall have 
all the powers and be subject to all the duties of 
the regular officer at such meeting. 



o CITY CHARTER. 

dZ e of and Sect. 11. It shall be the duty of the warden 
to preside at all ward meetings, with the powers 
of moderators of town meetings. In case of his 
absence, the clerk, and in case of the absence of 
the clerk, any inspector shall preside according to 
seniority, until a warden shall be chosen as pro- 
vided in the preceding section. 

ward'cifrk. Sect. 12. It shall be the duty of the clerk to 
' ' § make a fair and true record, and to keep an ex- 
act journal of all the acts and votes of citizens at 
the ward meetings, and to deliver over such 
records and journals, together with other docu- 
ments and papers held by him in his said capacity, 
to his successor in office. 

waJd e e S n°Ld Sect. 13. It shall be the duty of the warden 

inspectors. , . . pi i , • , i 

1821,110, §3. and inspectors of each ward, to receive, sort, and 

count, and of the warden to declare, all votes at 

any election within such ward. 

wardo? Sect. 14. It shall be the duty of all ward 

elections? officers authorized to preside and act at elections 

1845,217,^3. „ 

of city officers, to attend and perform their re- 
spective duties, at the times and piaces appoint- 
ed for elections of any officers, whether of the 
United States, State, City, or Wards, and to make 
and sign the regular returns of the same. 
Election of Sect. 15. The qualified voters of said city 

mnvor. . 

•1821, no, §5. g} ia li 5 a t the annual meeting, be called upon to 
irive in their votes for one able and discreet 
person, being an inhabitant of the city, to be 
mayor of said city for the term of one year. 
All the ballots so given in, in each ward, being 
sorted, counted and declared, shall be recorded 
at large by the clerk in open ward meeting : 



CITY CHARTER. 9 

and in making such declaration and record, the 
whole number of votes or ballots given in shall 
be distinctly stated, together with the name of 
every person voted for, and the number of votes 
given for each person respectively ; such num- 
bers to be expressed in words at length ; and a 
transcript of such record, certified and authenti- 
cated by the warden, clerk, and a majority of 
the inspectors of elections for each ward, shall 
forthwith be transmitted or delivered by such, 
ward clerk to the clerk of the city. It shall be 
the duty of the city clerk forthwith to enter 
such returns, or a plain and intelligible abstract 
of them, as they are successively received, upon 
the journal of the proceedings of the board of 
aldermen, or some other book to be kept for that 
purpose. 

Sect. 16. The board of aldermen shall, as Board of 

aldermen to 

soon as conveniently may be, within three days^ t a ™^ e of 
of such election, meet together and examine all mayor for 
the said returns, and they shall cause the person 18 |°> ch -7-' 
who may have been elected mayor, to be noti- 
fied in writing of his election ; but if it shall 
appear by said returns that no person has been 
elected, or if the person elected shall refuse to 
accept the office, the board shall issue their war- 
rants for a new election, and the same proceed- 
ings shall be had as are provided in the pre- 
ceding section for the choice of a mayor, and 
repeated from time to time, until a mayor shall 
be chosen. 



10 CITY CHARTER. 



toc^oflo Sect. 17. Whenever, on examintion by the 
Laycfrbe- board of aldermen, of the returns of votes given 

fore the 7 ° 

mrato" the f° r ma y or a * * ne meetings of the wards holden 

municipal 
year. 

1830, 7, § 1 



for the purpose of electing that officer, last pre 



ceding the first Monday of January, in each 
year, no person shall appear to be chosen, the 
board of aldermen, by whom such examination 
is made, shall make a record of that fact, an 
attested copy of which record it shall be the 
duty of the city clerk to produce and read, on 
the first Monday in January, in the presence of 
the members returned to serve as aldermen and 
common councilmen; and the oaths prescribed 
by law may be administered to the members 
elect. The members of the board of aldermen 
shall thereupon proceed to elect a chairman, and 
the common council a president, in their respect- 
ive chambers, and being respectively organized 
they shall proceed to business in the manner 
hereinafter provided, in case of the absence of 
the mayor : — and the board of aldermen shall 
forthwith issue their warrants for meetings of 
the citizens of the respective wards, for the 
choice of a mayor, at such time and place as 
they shall judge most convenient ; and the same 
proceedings shall be had, in all respects, as are 
hereinbefore directed, and shall be repeated from 
time to time, until a mayor shall be duly chosen. 
proceedings Sect. 18. Whenever it shall appear, by the 

in case no *- *- ^ 

Ksn/or a regular returns of the elections of city officers, 
of awermen that a mayor has not been chosen, or that a 

is not 

fl e ^o^ , , full board of aldermen has not been elected, 
such of the board of aldermen, whether they 



CITY CHARTER. 11 

constitute a quorum or not, as may have been 
chosen, shall issue their warrant, in the usual 
form, for the election of a mayor, or such mem- 
bers of the board of aldermen as may be neces- 
sary, and the same proceedings shall be had 
and repeated, until the election of a mayor and 
aldermen shall be completed, and all vacancies 
shall be filled in the said board; and in case 
neither a mayor nor any aldermen shall be 
elected at the usual time for electing the same, 
and after the powers of the former mayor and 
aldermen shall have ceased, it shall be the duty 
of the president of the common council, to issue 
his warrant, in the same manner as the board of 
aldermen would have done, if elected, and the 
same proceedings shall be had and repeated, 
until a mayor or one or more aldermen shall be 
elected. 

Sect, 19. The qualified voters of said citv Election of 

x *> aldermen. 

shall, at the annual meeting, be called upon to 1821 ' 110,§6, 
give in then? votes for twelve persons, being 
inhabitants of said city, to constitute the board 
of aldermen for the ensuing year, and all the 
votes so given, being sorted, counted, and de- 
clared by the warden and inspectors, shall be 
recorded at large by the clerk, in open ward 
meeting ; and in making such declaration and 
record, the whole number of votes or ballots 
given in shall be particularly stated, together 
with the name of every person voted for, and 
the number of votes given for each person ; 
and a transcript of such record, certified by 
the warden and clerk, and a majority of the 



12 CITY CHARTER. 

inspectors of each ward, shall forthwith be trans- 
mitted to the city clerk; whereupon the same 
proceedings shall be had, to ascertain and de- 
termine the persons chosen as aldermen, as are 
hereinbefore directed, in regard to the choice 
of mayor, and for a new election, in case of the 
whole number required not being chosen at the 
first election. And each alderman so chosen 
shall be duly notified in writing of his election, 
by the mayor and aldermen for the time being, 
common of Sect. 20. The qualified voters of each ward 
i^™iio™ e 7." shall, at the annual election, be called upon to 
give in their votes for four able and discreet 
men, being inhabitants of the ward, to be mem- 
bers of the common council for the ensuing* 
year ; and all the ballots so given in, in each 
ward, being sorted, counted and declared, a pub- 
lic declaration of the result shall be made by the 
warden in open ward meeting ; and a record of 
such proceedings shall be kept by the clerk, in 
his journal, stating particularly the whole num- 
ber of ballots given in, the number necessary to 
make a choice, the number actually given for 
each person, the whole to be written in words at 
length. 
proceeding Sect. 21. In case four persons are not chosen 

in case there ± 

of n c°omnTo C n at the first balloting in any ward, the meeting 
' of such ward shall be adjourned by the presid- 
ing officer, for the purpose of filling such vacan- 
cies, to a period not less than twenty-four, nor 
more than seventy-two hours distant from the 
hour when the polls were opened at the first 
balloting ; the time of adjournment, within such 



CITY CHARTER. 



13 



limits, to be determined by the warden, with the 
consent of a majority of the inspectors who may 
be present when such adjournment is had ; and 
such notice shall be given of the time of such 
adjournment, and the time the polls will be kept 
open, as the warden may direct; and at such 
adjourned meeting a balloting shall be opened 
for a number of common councilmen sufficient 
to complete the number of four, which shall be 
conducted, and its result be declared and record- 
ed, in the same manner as before prescribed for 
the first balloting. 

Sect. 22. In case there shall still be vacancies same 

subject. 

in the number of common councilmen in any 
ward, adjournments of the meetings of the citizens 
thereof, for the purpose of filling the same, shall 
continue to be had in the same manner, to periods 
not less than twenty-four nor more than seventy- 
two hours distant from each other, at all of which 
the balloting shall be conducted, and the result be 
declared and recorded in the same manner as be- 
fore prescribed, until the number of four shall be 
duly chosen. And at all such adjournments the 
polls shall be kept open the same number of hours 
as are required by the original warrant. 

Sect. 23. If at the close of the last legally ad-Jjj™ t< 
journed meeting of any ward as aforesaid preced- 
ing the first Monday in January, there shall still 
be vacancies in the number of common council- 
men for any ward, no further adjournment shall 
be had; but a record of the fact, and of the 
number of such vacancies, shall be made by the 



14 CITY CHARTER. 

clerk of the ward in his journal, signed therein by 
the warden, clerk, and a majority of the inspectors, 
an attested copy of which record shall forthwith 
be delivered by the clerk of the ward to the city 
clerk, who shall lay the same before the common 
council at their first meeting in January. 
Board of Sect. 24. The board of aldermen, the common 

aldermen, 

judgeof council, and the school committee, shall have 
i82i, no,] 7. authority to decide upon all questions relative to 

the qualifications, elections and returns of their 

respective members. 
vacancies Sect. 25. Whenever it shall appear to the 

in city or ± L 

m£m™2. board of aldermen, that there is a vacancy, by re- 
moval from the city, or by death, resignation, or 
otherwise, in the board of aldermen, the common 
council, the school committee,* or in any of the 
city and ward offices, it shall be the duty of said 
board to issue their warrant in due form to fill all 
such vacancies in each and all of said boards and 
offices, at such time and place as they may deem 
advisable; and the same proceedings shall be had, 
and adjournments, if necessary, within the same 
limits, as are herein prescribed for the annual 
meeting for the election of common councilmen. 
But in case of vacancies in the common council, 
and school committee, such warrant shall not be 
issued, until the board of aldermen receive official 
information thereof. 
Removal of Sect. 26. All city and ward officers shall be 
officers from beld to discharge the duties of the offices to which 

tlieir wards. ° 

1845, 2i7 : §5. they have been respectively elected, notwithstand- 
ing their removal after their election out of their 

* Vide Statute of May 30, 1857, respecting the mode of filling vacancies in school 
commit 



CITY CHARTER. 15 

respective wards, into any other wards of the city. 
But they shall not be so held after they have 
taken up their permanent residence out of the city. 

Sect. 27. The mayor, aldermen, and common f£f a ^ z *" it 
councilmen, on the first Monday of January, ori82Mio,§9. 
before entering on the duties of their offices, shall 
respectively be sworn, by taking the oath of alle- 
giance and oath of office, prescribed in the con- 
stitution of this commonwealth, and an oath to 
support the constitution of the United States. And 
such oaths may be administered to the mayor elect, 
by any one of the justices of the supreme judicial 
court, or any judge of any court of record, com- 
missioned to hold any such court, within the said 
city, or by any justice of the peace for the county 
of Suffolk. And such oaths shall be administered °£ th of 

omce. 

to the aldermen and members of the common 
council, by the mayor, being himself first sworn 
as aforesaid ; or by either of the persons authorized 
to administer said oath to the mayor ; and a cer- 
tificate of such oaths having been taken, shall be 
entered in the journal of the mayor and aldermen, 
and of the common council respectively, by their 
respective clerks. 

Sect. 28. In case of the unavoidable absence, market, 
on account of sickness or otherwise, of the mayor 1830 ' '' §2 ' 
elect, on the first Monday in January, the city 
government shall organize itself in the mode 
hereinbefore provided in cases wherein no person 
shall have been elected mayor at the meeting last 
preceding the first Monday in January, and may 
proceed to business in the same manner as if the 
mayor were present. 



16 



CITY CHARTER. 



10 



toci e .™a Sect. 29. After the organization of the city 

permanent J 

chapman, government and the qualification of a mayor, and 
when a quorum of the board of aldermen shall be 
present, said board, the mayor presiding, shall pro- 
ceed to choose a permanent chairman, who shall 
preside at all meetings of the Board and at conven- 
tions of the two branches, in the absence of the 
mayor ; and in case of any vacancy in the office 
of mayor for any cause, he shall exercise all the 
powers and perform all the duties of the office as 
long as such vacancy shall continue. But he shall 
continue to have a vote in the board, and shall not 
have the veto power. 

city cierk. Sect. 30. The mayor, aldermen, and common 

1821, 110, § , . . 

council in convention in the month of January, 
shall choose a clerk for the term of one year, and 
until another person is duly chosen and qualified 
in his stead, who shall be sworn to the faithful dis- 
charge of the duties of his office, and shall be re- 
movable at the pleasure of the board of aldermen 
— the mayor thereto consenting. He shall be de- 
nominated the city clerk, and it shall be his duty 
to keep a journal of the acts and proceedings of 
the board of aldermen, to sign all warrants issued 
by them, and to do such other acts in his said ca- 
pacity, as may lawfully and reasonably be required 
of him ; and to deliver over all journals, books, 
papers, and documents, entrusted to him as such 
clerk, to his successor in office, immediately upon 
such successor being chosen and qualified as afore- 
said, or whenever he may be thereunto required 
by the aldermen. The city clerk thus chosen and 
qualified shall continue to have all the powers and 



CITY CHARTER. 17 

perform all the duties now by law belonging to 
him. 

Sect. 31. In case of a vacancy in the office ofjgg^jgrj" 
city clerk, from any cause, the same shall be clerk ' 
filled in the manner provided in the preceding 
section. 

Sect. 32. In case of the temporary absence of £J™™*? f 
the city clerk, the mayor, by and with the advice 
and consent of the board of aldermen, may ap- 
point a city clerk pro tempore. 

Sect. 33. The administration of police, together Powers and 

1 . duties of 

with the executive powers of the said corpora- airmen 
tion generally, and all the powers formerly vested If 1 ' 110 ' § 
in the selectmen of the town of Boston, either by 
the general laws of this commonwealth, by partic- 
ular laws relative to the powers and duties of said 
selectmen, or by the usages, votes or by-laws of 

said town, and all the powers subsequently vested R.s.24, §54. 

iii • -1 • Id -> 14 ' § 29 - 

m the mayor and aldermen of said city, as county 

commissioners or otherwise, shall be, and hereby 
are vested in the board of aldermen, as hereby 
constituted, as fully and amply as if the same 
were herein specially enumerated. A majority of 
the members of the board shall constitute a quo- 
rum, for the transaction of business. Their meet-1821, 110, § 

11. 

ings shall be public, and the mayor, if present, 
shall preside, but without a vote. 

Sect. 34. The persons so chosen and qualified common 

council a 

as members of the common council of the said separate 

body. 

city, shall sit and act together as a separate bodyjiL 1 ' 110 ' 5 
distinct from that of the board of aldermen, ex- 
cept in those cases in which the two bodies are to 
meet in convention ; and the said council shall 



18 CITY CHARTER. 

President. ] lflve power, from time to time, to choose one of 
their own members to preside over their deliber- 
ations, and to preserve order therein, and also to 

cierk. choose a clerk, who shall be under oath faithfully 
to discharge the duties of his office, who shall 
hold such office during the pleasure of said coun- 
cil, and whose duty it shall be to attend said coun- 
cil, when the same is in session, to keep a journal 
of its acts, votes, and proceedings, and to perform 
such other services, in said capacity, as said coun- 

be^uiii* c ^ ma y require. All sittings of the common 
council shall be public ; and twenty-five members 

Quorum, shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of 
business. 

powers of Sect. 35. All other powers heretofore by law 

city council, ■>• J 

1821, no, § ves t ec [ [ n tl ie town of Boston, or in the inhabi- 
262. ' ' c ' tants thereof, as a municipal corporation, or in the 

1851, c. 238. p . x i 

city council of the city of Boston, shall be and 
hereby are continued to be vested in the mayor, 
aldermen, and common council of the said city, 
to be exercised by concurrent vote, each board as 
hereby constituted having a negative upon the 
proceedings of the other, and the mayor having a 
veto power as hereinafter provided. More espe- 
cially they shall have power to make all such 
By-iaws. needful and salutary by-laws, or ordinances, not 
inconsistent with the laws of this commonwealth, 
as towns by the laws of this commonwealth have 
power to make and establish, and to annex pen- 
alties not exceeding fifty dollars, for the breach 
thereof, which by-laws and ordinances shall take 
effect and be in force from and after the time 
therein respectively limited, without the sanction 



CITY CHARTER. 19 

or confirmation of any court, or other authority 
whatsoever. 

Sect. 36. The city council shall also have A f t e ^™ nt 
power from time to time, to lay and assess taxes 15. ' 

1 7 J Stat. 1852, c. 

for all purposes for which towns are bylaw re- 301 - 
quired or authorized to assess and grant money, 1322, 85. 
and also for all purposes for which county taxes w, k. 
may be levied and assessed, so long as other towns 
in the county shall not be liable to taxation for 
county purposes. But in the assessment and ap- 
portionment of all such taxes upon the polls and 
estates of all persons liable to contribute thereto, 
the same rules and regulations shall be observed 
as are now established by the laws of this com- 
monwealth, or may be hereafter enacted, relative 
to the assessment and apportionment of town 
taxes. 

Sect. 37. The said city council shall also have collection 

^ of taxes. 

power to provide for the assessment and collection Jg^» 110 ' * 
of such taxes, and to make appropriations of all 
public moneys, and provide for the disbursement 
thereof, and take suitable measures to ensure a 
iust and prompt account thereof; and for these Assessors to 

" L L - be chosen. 

purposes, may either elect such assessors and as- 
sistant assessors as may be needful, or provide for 
the appointment or election of the same or any of 
them, by the mayor and aldermen, or by the citi- 
zens, as in their judgment may be most conducive 
to the public good ; and may also require of all 
persons entrusted with the collection, custody, or 
disbursement of public moneys, such bonds, with £° nd ^ &c,j 
such conditions and such sureties, as the case may re ^ mrea - 
in their judgment require. 



20 CITY CHARTER. 

S may"" o- Sect. 38. The city council may provide for the 

vide for the . , , 1 .. p n na 

appoint- appointment or election 01 all necessary oincers, 

mentofcity l L . . 

is2i e iio § f° r ^ ie g 00( l government of said city, not other- 
wise provided for, and may prescribe their duties 

Register of and fix their compensation ; and may choose a 
register of deeds, whenever the city shall be one 
county. 

care and Sect. 39. The city council shall have the care 

custody of J 

city prop- an( j SU p er i n tendence of the public buildings, and 

16. ' the care, custody, and management of all property 

of the city, with power to lease or sell the same, 

Power to except the Common and Faneuil Hall. And the 

purchase . , . ., , 

property. saic l city council shall have power to purchase 
property, real or personal, in the name and for 
the use of the city, whenever its interest or con- 
venience may in their judgment require it. 
Board of Sect. 40. All the power and authority now by 
1821, iio, § law vested in the city council or in the board of 
il p'icklisl' mayor and aldermen, relative to the public health 
and the quarantine of vessels, shall continue to be 
vested in the city council, to be carried into exe- 
cution by the appointment of one or more health 
commissioners ; or in such other manner as the 
health, cleanliness, comfort, and order of the city 
may, in their judgment, require, subject to such 
alterations as the legislature may from time to 
time adopt. The powers and duties above named 
may be exercised and carried into effect by the 
city council, in any manner which they may pre- 
scribe, or through the agency of any persons to 
whom they may delegate the same, notwithstand- 
ing a personal exercise of the same, collectively 
or individually, is prescribed by previous legisla- 



CITY CHARTER. 21 

tion ; and the city council may constitute either 
branch, or any committee of their number, wheth- 
er joint or separate, the board of health, for all or 
for particular purposes. 

Sect. 41. The board of aldermen shall be sur-s™£y° ,s 
veyors of highways for said city. im,'§ 2. 

Sect. 42. The city council shall, in the month city treas- 

" y urer. 

of May, meet together in convention and elect a i| 21 ' 110, § 
suitable person to be the treasurer of said city, 
who shall also be county treasurer ; and who shall ES14 ' 5 47 - 
hold his office until his successor is chosen and 
qualified in his stead. 

Sect. 43. No person shall be eligible to any Members of 

" city council 

office, the salary of which is payable out of the ^^lls. 
city treasury, who, at the time of his appointment, 11 1, no ' § 
shall be a member of either the board of aider- 22. ' ' 

1851, (0. 

men or the common council ; and neither the ante ' 5 ^ 
mayor, nor any aldermen, or member of the com- 
mon council, shall at the same time hold any 
office of emolument under the city government. 

TSect. 44. In the month of October, in each? e P™ senta - 
l ? tives to gen- 

year, the city government shall meet in conven-iS, c iiof§ 

22. 
tion and determine the number of representatives is3i, 33. 

which it may be expedient for the corporation to 

send to the general court in the ensuing year, 

within its constitutional limits, and to publish 

such determination, which shall be conclusive ; icfo/isw. 

and the number thus determined shall be specified 

in the warrant calling a meeting for the election 

of representatives.] 

Sect. 45. The mayor of the city, chosen andgJSoftiE 

qualified as hereinbefore provided, shall be taken lsli^iio, § 



uIC 



22 CITY CHARTER. 

and deemed to be the chief executive officer of 
said corporation ; and he shall be compensated for 
his services by a salary, to be fixed by the board 
of aldermen and common council, in convention 
assembled, payable at stated periods ; which salary 
shall not exceed the sum of five thousand dollars 
annually, and he shall receive no other compen- 
sation or emolument whatever ; and no regula- 
tions enlarging or diminishing such compensation 
shall be made, to take effect until the expiration 
of the year for which the mayor then in office 
shall have been elected, and said salary when 
fixed shall continue until changed by the city 
council as aforesaid. 
ins powers Sect. 46. It shall be the duty of the mayor, to 

and duties. m . . . . . , 

i|2i, no, § be vigilant and active at all times, m causing the 
laws for the government of said city to be duly 
executed and put in force ; to inspect the conduct 
of all subordinate officers in the government 
thereof, and as far as may be in his power to cause 
all negligence, carelessness, and positive violation 
of duty to be duly prosecuted and punished. He 
shall have power, whenever in his judgment the 
good of said city may require it, to summon 
meetings of the board of aldermen and common 
council, or either of them, although the meeting of 
said boards may stand adjourned to a more dis- 
tant day, and shall cause suitable notice in writing 
of such meetings to be given to the respective 
members of said boards. And he shall from time 
to time, communicate to both branches of the city 
council all such information, and recommend all 
such measures, as may tend to the improvement 



CITY CHARTER. 23 

of the finances, the police, health, security, clean- 
liness, comfort and ornament of the said city. 

Sect. 47. Every ordinance, order, resolution veto power 

J of the 

or vote, to which the concurrence of the board of ma y° r - 
aldermen and of the common council may be ne- 
cessary, (except on a question of convention of the 
two branches,) and every order of either branch 
involving the expenditure of money, shall be pre- 
sented to the mayor ; if he approve thereof he 
shall signify his approbation by signing the same, 
bnt if not, he shall return the same with his objec- 
tions to the branch in which it originated, who 
shall enter the objections of the mayor at large 
on their records, and proceed to reconsider said 
ordinance, order, resolution or vote ; and if, after 
such reconsideration, two-thircls of the board of 
aldermen or common council, notwithstanding 
such objections, agree to pass the same, it shall, 
together with the objections, be sent to the other 
branch of the city council, (if it originally re- 
quired concurrent action,) where it shall also be 
reconsidered, and if approved by two-thirds of the 
members present it shall be in force ; but in all 
cases the vote shall be determined by yeas and 
nays ; and if such ordinance, order, resolution or 
vote shall not be returned by the mayor within 
ten days after it shall have been presented, the 
same shall be in force. But the veto power of the 
mayor shall not extend to the election of officers 
required by any law or ordinance to be chosen by 
the city council in convention, or by concurrent 
action, unless expressly so provided therein. 

Sect. 48. In all cases where anything is orf u a ™ e e ct 



24 CITY CHARTER. 

may be required or authorized by any law or or- 
dinance to be done by the mayor and aldermen, 
the board of aldermen shall first act thereon ; and 
any order, resolution or vote of said board shall 
be presented to the mayor for his approval, in the 
manner provided in the preceding section. 
Mayorto Sect. 49. In all cases wherein appointments 

appoint 1 l 

MiisraVof to office are directed to be made by the mayor 
1821, no,'§ and aldermen, they shall be made by the mayor, 
i85i, ch. 94, D y anc [ w ith the advice and consent of the alcler- 
Powerof men, and such officers may be removed by the 

removal. 

mayor. 
vacancy in Sect. 50. In the case of the decease, inability, 

the oflice of . J 

1821 no §5 aDsence or resignation of the mayor, and when- 
ever there is a vacancy in the office from any 
cause, and the same being declared, and a vote 
passed by the aldermen and common council 
respectively, declaring such cause and the expe- 
diency of electing a mayor for the time being, to 
supply the vacancy thus occasioned, the board of 
aldermen shall issue their warrants in due form 
for the election of a mayor, and the same pro- 
ceedings shall be had as are hereinbefore provided 
for the choice of a mayor. 
Accounta- Sect. 51. All boards and officers acting under 
boaKnd the authority of the said corporation, and en- 
pubiic trusted with the expenditure of public money, 



money. 



1821, no, h gi^u k e accoim t a ble therefor to the city council, 
in such manner as they may direct, and it shall 
be the duty of the city council to publish and dis- 
tribute annually, for the information of the citi- 

Annuai zens, a particular statement of the receipts and 

financial 7 •*- x 



statement. 



CITY CHARTER. 25 

expenditures of all public moneys, and a particu- 
lar statement of all city property. 

. Sect. 52. The qualified voters of each ward JJ££h °J f 
shall, at the annual meeting, be called upon toSfnSJi 
give in their votes for one able and discreet per-|tat.i849,c. 
son, being an inhabitant of the ward, to be an 
overseer of the poor, and thereupon the same 
proceedings shall be had as are before directed in 
the election of members of the common council. 
And the persons thus chosen shall together con- Their P ow- 

. ers and 

stitute the board of overseers for said city, and gg^_ 122 . 
shall continue to have all the powers and be sub- 
ject to all the duties, now by law appertaining to 
the overseers of the poor of the city of Boston, 
until the same shall be altered or qualified by the 
legislature. 

Sect. 53. The school committee shall consist The school 

committee. 

of the mayor of the city, the president of the^|^| 8 ' 3 ^- 
common council, and of the persons hereinafter 
mentioned. A majority of the persons duly 
elected shall constitute a quorum for the transac- 
tion of business ; and at all meetings of the 
board, the mayor, if present, shall preside. 

Sect. 54. At the annual election next after the same 

subject. 

passage of this act, the qualified voters of each 
ward shall be called upon to give in their ballots 
for six inhabitants of the ward, to be members of 
the school committee ; and the two persons who 
receive the highest number of votes, or, in case 
more than two receive an equal number of votes, 
the two persons who are senior by age, shall hold 
their office for three years from the second Mon- 
day in January next ensuing, and the next two 



26 CITY CHARTER. 

persons who receive the highest number of votes, 

or who are senior by age in the contingency 

aforesaid, shall hold their office for two years from 

said date, and the two other persons shall hold 

their office for one year from said date ; and at 

every subsequent annual election, two persons 

shall be chosen in each ward, to be members of 

the school committee for the term of three years. 

8ol a of za " Sect. 55. The persons so chosen as members 

S?ttee. com "of the school committee, shall meet and organize 

on the second Monday of January, at such hour 

secretary as the mayor may appoint. They may choose a 



di'nat'e 11 " secretary and such subordinate officers as they 

officers. , , 

may deem expedient, and shall define their duties 
and fix their respective salaries. 
powers and Sect. 56. The said committee shall have the 

duties of 

mittee. com " care anc ^ management of the public schools, and 
i9. ' ' § may elect all such instructors as they may deem 
proper, and remove the same whenever they con- 
sider it expedient. And generally they shall have 
all the powers, in relation to the care and man- 
agement of the public schools, which the select- 
men of towns or school committees are authorized 
by the laws of this commonwealth to exercise. 
Quaiiflca- Sect. 57. Every male citizen of twenty-one 

tions ofvot- „ -, -t , . -• 

ers at mu- vears of age and upwards, excepting paupers and 

nicipal elec- J ° l 7 r ° *■ x 

i82i s no c §'8. persons under guardianship, who shall have resided 
within the commonwealth one year and within 
the city six months next preceding any meeting 
of citizens, either in wards, or in general meeting? 
for municipal purposes, and who shall have paid, 
by himself or his parent, master or guardian, any 
state or county tax, which, within two years next 



CITY CHARTER. 27 

preceding such meeting, shall have been assessed 
upon him, in any town or district in this common- 
wealth, and also every citizen who shall be by law 
exempted from taxation, and who shall be in 
all other respects qualified as above mentioned, 
shall have a right to vote at such meeting, and no 
other person shall be entitled to vote at such 
meeting. 

Sect. 58. It shall be the duty of the board of Board of 

, . . aldermen to 

aldermen, prior to every election of city officers, make lists of 

' l J J ' voters prior 

or of any officer or officers under the government e? ec tio r n. 

of the United States or of this commonwealth, to 24. ' 

' r. s. 3. 

make out lists of all the citizens of each ward 
qualified to vote in such election, in the manner 
in which selectmen and assessors of towns are re- 
quired to make out similar lists of voters, and for 
that purpose they shall have free access to the as- 
sessors' books and lists, and shall be entitled to the 
aid and assistance of all assessors, assistant assess- 
ors, and other officers of said city. And it shall 
be the duty of the board of aldermen to deliver 
such list of the voters in each ward, so prepared 
and corrected, to the clerk of said ward, to be used 
by the warden and inspectors thereof at such elec- 
tion ; and no person shall be entitled to vote at 
such election, whose name is not borne on such 
list. And to prevent all frauds and mistakes in inspectors 
such elections, it shall be the duty of the inspector, one to vote 

' v ± J whose name 

in each ward, to take care that no person shall vote li S £ otonthe 
at such election, whose name is not so borne on 
the list of voters, and to cause a mark to be placed 
against the name of each voter on such list, at 
the time of giving in his vote. And the city coun- 



28 CITY CHAETEE. 

cil shall have authority to establish such rules and 
regulations, as to making out, publishing, and 
using such lists of qualified voters, as they shall 
deem proper, not inconsistent with the constitu- 
tion and laws of the commonwealth. 
Elections of Sect. 59. All elections for governor, lieutenant 

national . 

offitlrf e governor, senators, representatives, representatives 
1821, no, § ^ Q con g resS;) an( j a ii ther officers, who are to be 
"'" - 6,'§9," chosen and voted for by the people, shall be held 
«'»'f'fii! a t meetings of the citizens qualified to vote in 
is. ' § ' such elections, in their respective wards, at the 

Stat. 1852, . n -, i \ r* i i • • 

209 - time fixed by law for those elections respectively. 

And at such meetings, all the votes given in, be- 
ing collected, sorted, counted, and declared by the 
inspectors of elections, in each ward, it shall be 
the duty of the clerk of such ward to make a 
true record of the same, specifying therein the 
whole number of ballots given in, the name of 
each person voted for, and the number of votes 
for each, expressed in words at length. And a 
transcript of such record, certified by the warden, 
clerk, and a majority of the inspectors of elections 
in such ward, shall forthwith be transmitted or 
delivered by each ward clerk to the clerk of the 
city. And it shall be the duty of the city clerk 
forthwith to enter such returns, or a plain and in- 
telligible abstract of them, as they are successively 
received, in the journals of the proceedings of the 
board of aldermen, or in some other book kept 

Examina- for that purpose. And it shall be the duty of 

tion and re- .... 

tum of the board of aldermen to meet together within 

votas. ° 

two days after every such election, and examine 
and compare all the said returns, and thereupon to 



CITY CHARTER. 29 

make out a certificate of the result of such election, Certmcat0 - 
to be signed by a majority of the aldermen, and 
also by the city clerk, which shall be transmitted, 
delivered or returned in the same manner as sim- 
ilar returns are by law directed to be made by the 
selectmen of towns ; and such certificates and re- 
turns shall have the same force and effect, in all 
respects, as like returns of similar elections made 
bv the selectmen of towns. At the election of separate 

>/ lists of votes 

governor, lieutenant governor, and senators, it e? n f° v & c ., 
shall be the duty of the board of aldermen to make mitted to ns " 

the secre- 

and seal up separate lists of persons voted for as^y.orto 
governor, lieutenant governor, and senators of the R s ; 5 ' § * 
commonwealth, with the number of votes for each 
person, written in words at length against his 
name, and to transmit said lists to the secretary of 
the commonwealth or to the sheriff of the county. 
The board of aldermen shall, within three days votes for 

' * electors of 

next after the day of any election of electors of l^ow' 
president and vice president of the United States, to be W '" 

. , . - transmitted 

held by virtue of the laws of this commonwealth, {° r thesecre - 
or of the United States, deliver or cause to be 1844 ' 167 ' §1 * 
delivered the lists of votes therefor, sealed up, to 
the sheriff of the county ; and the said sheriff shall, 
within four days after receiving said lists, transmit 
the same to the office of the secretary of the com- 
monwealth ; or the said aldermen may, and when 
the office of sheriff is vacant they shall themselves 
transmit the said lists to the said officer, within 
seven clays after the election ; and all votes not so Proceedin(Tq 

transmitted shall be rejected. In all elections for reseXtms 

• 1 1 i • i are not 

representatives to the general court, in case the chosen. 



30 CITY CHAETER. 

whole number proposed to be elected shall not be 
chosen according to law by the votes legally re- 
turned, the board of aldermen shall forthwith issue 
their warrant for a new election, agreeably to the 
constitution and laws of this commonwealth, and 
the same proceedings shall be had in all respects 

Proceedings -• • i p v ±_ i i • r> 

in case of no as are hereinbefore directed; and m case of no 

election of . 

Scon- choice being made of representatives to Congress 
I 1 e s.'ch. 6, in either district of which the city of Boston com- 
poses a part, or in case of any vacancy happening 
in said districts or either of them, the governor 
shall cause precepts for new elections to be directed 
to the board of aldermen of said city, as often as 
occasion shall require ; and such new elections 
shall be held, and all proceedings thereon had, 
and returns made in conformity with the fore- 
going provisions. 
General Sect. 60. General meetings of the citizens 

the citizens, qualified to vote in city affairs, may from time to 

1821, 110, § ^ J •> J 

25 - time be held to consult upon the common good, 

to give instructions to their representatives, and 
to take all lawful measures to obtain a redress of 
any grievances, according to the right secured to 
the people by the constitution of this common- 
wealth. And such meetings shall and may be 
duly warned by the board of aldermen, upon the 
requisition of fifty qualified voters of said city. 
The mayor, if present, shall preside, and the city 
clerk shall act as the clerk of such meetings. 
warrants Sect. 61. All warrants for the meetings of the 
to r be e issSfd citizens, for municipal purposes, to be had either 

by the board . . -i i -n i • i 

of aider- [ n general meetings or in wards,/ snail be issued 

men. o o " 

1821, no, § ^ the board of aldermen, and in such form, and 



CITY CHAETER. 31 

shall be served, executed, and returned at such 
time and in such manner as the city council may 
by any by-law or ordinance direct and appoint. 

Sect. 62. Nothing in this act contained shall £°^£ e 
be so construed as to restrain or prevent the le- charter. 1116 

r. T n , . ., 1821, 110, § 

gislature from amending or altering tne same, 30. 
whenever they shall deem it expedient. 

Sect. 63. All actsand parts of acts inconsis- gjjggj-jj^ 
tent with this act, are hereby repealed. Provided, p roV iso. 
however, that the repeal of the said acts shall not 
affect any act done, or any right accruing or ac- 
crued, or established, or any suit or proceeding 
had or commenced in any civil case, before the 
time when such repeal shall take effect. And that 
no offence committed, and no penalty or forfeiture 
incurred under the acts hereby repealed, and be- 
fore the time when such repeal shall take effect, 
shall be affected by the repeal. And that no suit 
or prosecution pending at the time of the said 
repeal, for any offence committed, or for the re- 
covery of any penalty or forfeiture incurred under 
the acts hereby repealed, shall be affected by such 
repeal ; and provided, also, that all persons who, 
at the time when the said repeal shall take effect, 
shall hold any office under the said acts, shall con- 
tinue to hold the same according to the tenure 
thereof. And provided, also, that all the by-laws 
and ordinances of the city of Boston, which shall 
be in force at the time when the said repeal shall 
take effect, shall continue in force until the same 
are repealed by the city council. And all officers 
elected under such by-laws and ordinances, shall 
continue in office according to the tenure thereof 



32 CITY CHARTER. 

£re e vive ot Sect. 64. No act which has been heretofore 

repealed shall be revived by the repeal of the 

acts mentioned in the preceding section. 

Act to be Sect. 65. This act shall be void unless the in- 
submitted . , 
to the habitants oi the city of Boston, at a legal meeting 

citizens. J ' n o 

called for that purpose, by a written vote, deter- 
mine to adopt the same : and the qualified voters 
of the city shall be called upon to give in their 
votes upon the acceptance of this act, at meetings 
in the various wards duly warned by the mayor 
and aldermen, to be held on or before the second 
Monday of November ; and thereupon the same 
proceedings shall be had respecting the sorting, 
counting, declaring, recording and returns of said 
votes as are herein provided at the election of 
mayor ; and the board of mayor and aldermen 
shall, within three days, meet together and com- 
pare the returns of the ward officers ; and if it 
appear that the citizens have voted to adopt this 
act, the mayor shall make proclamation of the 
fact, and, thereupon, the act shall take effect for 
the purpose of electing municipal officers at the 
next annual election, and for all other purposes 
it shall take effect on and after the first Monday 
of January next. 



RULES AND ORDERS 



BOARD OF ALDERMEN 



Section 1. The Mayor, and in his absence, the Chair- 
man of the Board, shall take the chair at the hour to 
which the Board shall have adjourned, and shall call 
the members to order, and a quorum being present, 
shall cause the minutes of the preceding regular meet- 
ing to be read ; and in the absence of the Mayor and 
Chairman, the senior member present shall preside as 
chairman pro tempore. 

Sect. 2. He shall preserve decorum and order ; may 
speak to points of order in preference to other mem- 
bers ; and shall decide all questions of order, subject to 
an appeal to the Board, by motion regularly seconded ; 
and no other business shall be in order till the question 
on the appeal shall have been decided. 

Sect. 3. He shall declare all votes, but if any mem- 
ber rises to doubt a vote, he shall cause a return of the 
members voting in the affirmative, and in the negative, 
without debate on the question. 

Sect. 4. He may read sitting, but shall rise to state 
a motion or put a question to the Board. 

5 [ 33 ] • 



34 RULES AND ORDERS OF THE 

Sect. 5. When the Mayor shall desire to vacate the 
chair, he shall call the Chairman of the Board to take 
it, and in his absence, the senior member present. 
When the Chairman of the Board or the Chairman pro 
tempore shall desire to vacate the chair, he may call any 
member to it, but such substitution shall not continue 
beyond an adjournment. 

Sect. 6. On all questions and motions whatsoever, 
the Chair shall take the sense of the Board by yeas 
and nays, provided any member shall so require. And 
every Ordinance, Resolution, or Order, (except Orders 
of Notice, Papers from the Common Council, Orders of 
Inquiry, and Orders relating to the Departments of In- 
ternal and External Health), after being read, shall be 
laid on the table before its consideration by the Board ; 
and no such Ordinance, Resolution or Order (except as 
above) shall be considered at the same meeting at which 
it is offered, except by special vote. 

Sect. 7. The Chair shall propound all questions in 
the order in which they are moved, unless the subse- 
quent motion shall be previous in its nature, except 
that in the naming sums and fixing times, the largest 
sum and longest time shall be put first. 

Sect. 8. After a motion is stated or read by the 
Chair, it shall be deemed to be in possession of the' 
Board, and shall be disposed of by vote, but the mover 
may withdraw it at any time before a decision or 
amendment. 

Sect. 9. When a question is under debate, the Chair 
shall receive no motion, but to adjourn, to lay on the 
table, to postpone to a day certain, to commit, to amend, 
or to postpone indefinitely ; which several motions shall 



BOARD OP ALDERMEN. 35 

have precedence in the order in which they stand ar- 
ranged ; and a motion to strike out the enacting clause 
of an Ordinance shall be equivalent to a motion to post- 
pone indefinitely. 

Sect. 10. The Chair shall consider a motion to 
adjourn as always in order, except on an immediate 
repetition ; and that motion, and the motion to lay on 
the table, or to take up from the table, shall be decided 
without debate. 

Sect. 11. When a vote has passed, it shall be in 
order for any member to move a reconsideration there- 
of, at the same or the succeeding regular meeting, but 
not afterward ; and when a motion for reconsideration 
is decided, that vote shall not be reconsidered. 

Sect. 12. Every member when about to speak, shall 
rise and respectfully address the Chair; shall con- 
fine himself to the question under debate, and avoid 
personalities. 

Sect. 13. No member speaking shall be interrupted 
by another, but by rising to a call to order, or for ex- 
planation. 

Sect. 14. No member shall be permitted to vote, or 
serve on any Committee, on any question where his 
private right is immediately concerned, distinct from 
the public interest. 

Sect. 15. Every member, who shall be present when 
a question is put, where he is not excluded by interest, 
shall give his vote, unless the Board, for special reasons, 
shall excuse him ; application to be so excused, on any 
question, must be made before the Board is divided, or 
before the calling of the yeas and nays, and such appli- 
cation shall be accompanied by a brief statement of the 
reasons, and shall be decided without debate. 



36 KULES AND ORDEES OP THE 

Sect. 16. Every motion shall be reduced to writing, 
if the Chair shall so direct. 

Sect. 17. Any member may require the division of 
a question, when the sense will admit of it. A motion 
to strike out and insert, shall be deemed indivisible ; 
but a motion to strike out, being lost, shall not preclude 
amendment, or a motion to strike out and insert. 

Sect. 18. No motion or proposition of a subject dif- 
ferent from that under consideration, shall be admitted 
under color of amendment. 

Sect. 19. Motions and reports may be committed or 
recommitted, at the pleasure of the Board. 

Sect. 20. When a vote is doubted, the members for 
and against the question, when called on by the Chair, 
shall rise and stand till they are counted. 

Sect. 21. All questions relating to priority of busi- 
ness to be acted upon, shall be decided without debate. 

Sect. 22. When a motion is made to refer any sub- 
ject, and different Committees are proposed, the ques- 
tion shall be taken in the following order : — 

1st. To a Standing Committee of the Board ; 
2d. To a Select Committee of the Board ; 
3d. To a Joint Standing Committee ; 
4th. To a Joint Select Committee. 

Sect. 23. The following; Standing; Committees of 
the Board, to consist of three members each, shall be 
appointed by the Mayor : — 

Committee on Armories and Military Affairs — Bridges 
— Cemeteries — -Common and Public Squares — County 
Accounts — Fire Department — Faneuil Hall (to be com- 



BOARD OF ALDERMEN. 37 

posed of the Committee on Public Buildings on the 
part of this Board) — External Health — Internal 
Health — Lamps, Bells, and Clocks — Laying Out and 
Widening Streets — Licenses — Jail — Market — Paving 
and Repairs of Streets — Police — Sewers and Drains — 
Steam Engines and Furnaces. All other Committees, 
unless otherwise provided for, or specially directed by 
the Board, shall be appointed by the Chair. 

Sect. 24. At every regular meeting of the Board 
the order of business shall be as follows: — 

1. Communications from His Honor the Mayor. 

2. Presentation of petitions, memorials and remon- 
strances. 

3. Papers from the Common Council. 

4. Reports of City Officers. 

5. Reports of Committees. 

6. Motions, orders and resolutions. 

And the above order of business shall not be depart- 
ed from, but by the votes of a majority of the members 
of the Board present. 

Sect. 25. Each Committee elected on the part of 
this Board shall organize at its first meeting by the 
choice of a Chairman, and shall report the same to this 
Board, and in all cases where the Chair appoints a 
Committee, unless otherwise provided for, the member 
first named shall be Chairman, and in his absence the 
member next in order, who shall be present, shall be 
Chairman pro tempore. 

Sect. 26. Committees of the Board, to whom any 
matter is specially referred, may be required to report 
within four weeks, or ask for further time. 



38 RULES AND ORDERS OP THE BOARD OP ALDERMEN. 

Sect. 27. No Standing or Special Committee of the 
Board of Aldermen shall have power to make any ex- 
penditure from the appropriations provided by the City 
Council to an amount exceeding five hundred dollars, 
(except where otherwise provided in the ordinances of 
the city, or by express vote of the Board,) unless au- 
thority for such expenditure be first had and obtained 
from the Mayor and Aldermen. 

Sect. 28. The foregoing rules shall not be altered, 
amended, suspended or repealed at any time, except by 
the vote of two-thirds of the members of the Board 
present at the time. 



JOINT RULES AND ORDERS 



CITY COUNCIL 



Section 1. At the commencement of the Municipal 
Year, the following Joint Standing Committees shall be 
chosen by ballot, viz. : — 

A committee on Finance, to consist of the Mayor, the 
Chairman of the Board of Aldermen, and seven mem- 
bers of the Common Council. 

A committee on Accounts, to consist of three Alder- 
men and five members of the Common Council. 

And the following committees shall be appointed, 
viz. : — 

A committee on Public Lands, to consist of three Al- 
dermen and five members of the Common Council. 

A committee on Public Buildings, to consist of three 
Aldermen and five members of the Common Council. 

A committee on Public Instruction, to consist of three 
Aldermen, and the President and four members of the 
Common Council. 

A committee on Institutions at South Boston and Deer 
Island, to consist of three Aldermen and five members 
of the Common Council. 

[39] 



40 JOINT RULES AND ORDERS OF THE 

A committee on Fuel, to consist of two Aldermen 
and three members of the Common Council. 

A committee on Water, to consist of three Aldermen 
and five members of the Common Council. 

A committee on the Treasury Department, to consist 
of two Aldermen and three members of the Common 
Council. 

A committee on the Assessors' Department, to consist 
of two Aldermen and three members of the Common 
Council. 

A committee on the Harbor, to consist of two Alder- 
men and three members of the Common Council. 

A committee on Printing, to consist of one Alderman 
and two members of the Common Council. 

A committee on Public Library, to consist of three 
Aldermen and five members of the Common Council. 

A committee on Ordinances, to consist of three Alder- 
men and five members of the Common Council. 

A committee on Telegraphic Fire Alarms, to consist 
of two Aldermen and three members of the Common 
Council. 

A committee on Claims, to consist of three Aldermen 
and five members of the Common Council, who shall 
have full power and authority to investigate all claims 
against the City, and to take any measures for the de- 
fence of such claims that they may deem expedient, 
and also under the advice of the Mayor to adjust and 
settle all claims not exceeding the sum of $500. 

The members of the Board of Aldermen and of the 
Common Council, who shall constitute the Joint Stand- 
ing Committees, shall be chosen or appointed by their 
respective Boards. 



CITY COUNCIL. 41 

The Mayor, the President of the Common Council, 
and the Chairman of the Committee on Finance on the 
part of the Common Council, shall, according to the 
Ordinance, constitute the Committee on the Reduction 
of the City Debt. 

The member of the Board of Aldermen first named 
on every Joint Committee, of which the Mayor is not 
a member, shall be its Chairman ; and in case of his 
resignation or inability, the other members of the 
same Board, in the order in which they are named, and 
after them the member of the Common Council first in 
order, shall call meetings of the Committee and act as 
Chairman. 

Sect. 2. In every case of disagreement between the 
two branches of the City Council, if either Board shall 
request a conference, and appoint a Committee of Con- 
ference, and the other Board shall also appoint a Com- 
mittee to confer, such Committee shall at a convenient 
hour, to be agreed upon by their Chairmen, meet and 
state to each other verbally or in writing, as either shall 
choose, the reasons of their respective Boards for and 
against the matter in controversy, confer freely thereon, 
and report to their respective branches. 

Sect. 3. When either Board shall not concur in any 
action of the other, notice of such non-concurrence shall 
be given by written message. 

Sect. 4. Either Board may propose to the other 
for its concurrence, a time to which both Boards shall 
adjourn. 

Sect. 5. All By-Laws passed by the City Council, 
shall be termed " Ordinances," and the enacting style 
shall be : — Be it ordained by the Aldermen and Com- 
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42 JOINT RULES AND ORDERS OF THE 

mon Council of the City of Boston in City Council as- 
sembled. 

Sect. 6. In all votes, when either or both branches 
of the City Council express anything by way of com- 
mand, the form of expression shall be " Ordered ; " and 
whenever either or both branches express opinions, prin- 
ciples, facts, or purposes, the form shall be " Resolved." 

Sect. 7. In the present and every future financial 
year, the specific appropriations for the several objects 
enumerated in the general appropriation bill shall be 
deemed and taken to be the maximum amount to be 
expended by the several Committees having the charge 
thereof for the entire financial year, and shall be ex- 
pended with a proper regard thereto ; and after the 
annual order of appropriations shall have been passed, 
no subsequent expenditures shall be authorized for any 
object, unless provision for the same shall be made by 
special transfer from some of the appropriations con- 
tained in such annual order, or by expressly creating 
therefor a City Debt ; in which cases the order shall not 
be passed, unless two-thirds of the whole number of 
each branch of the City Council shall vote in the affirm- 
ative, by vote taken by yea and nay. And no Joint 
Standing or Special Committee shall have power to 
make any expenditure from the appropriations provided 
by the City Council, to an amount exceeding three 
hundred dollars (except where otherwise ordered in the 
Joint Rules or Ordinances of the City), unless authority 
for such expenditure be first had and obtained from the 
City Council. 

Sect. 8. In all contracts or expenditures to be made 
under the authority of the City Council, whenever the 



CITY COUNCIL. 43 

estimates shall exceed the appropriations specially made 
therefor, or whenever any Committee shall have ex- 
pended the sum specially appropriated for their use, in 
the order of appropriation for the year, and in either case 
shall require a further sum — it shall be the duty of 
such Committee having such matter in charge, to sub- 
mit the fact to the City Council for instructions, accom- 
panied with a detailed statement in print, of the cause 
or causes which have created the necessity for such ap- 
plication, and the object for which the same is needed. 
And no contract shall be made, or expenditure author- 
ized in either case, unless by a specific vote of the City 
Council first making the necessary provision for the 
jDayment resulting therefrom ; * and no debt shall be 
created, or transfer from one special appropriation to 
another be made, until such report or statement shall 
have been submitted to the City Council, by the Com- 
mittee requiring the same. 

Sect. 9. Joint Standing Committees shall cause 
records to be kept of their proceedings by a Secretary, 
to be chosen at their first meeting, in books provided by 
the City for that purpose. No Committee shall act by 
separate consultations ; and no report shall be received 
unless agreed to in Committee actually assembled. 

Sect. 10. It shall be the duty of every Joint Com- 
mittee, to whom any subject may be specially referred, 



* Committees not only have not the right to make expenditures for any purpose 
beyond the amount which has been previously appropriated for it; but they have not 
the right to expend the appropriation, or any part of it, even, unless that right is first 
conferred upon them by the body from which they are appointed. 

J. P. HEALY, City Solicitor. 
Dec, 1858. 



44 JOINT RULES AND ORDERS OF THE CITY COUNCIL. 

to report thereon within four weeks, or to ask for fur- 
ther time. 

Sect. 11. All reports and other papers submitted to 
the City Council, shall be written in a fair hand, and no 
report or endorsement of any kind shall be made on 
the reports, memorials, or other papers referred to the 
Committee of either branch. All reports shall be signed 
by the writers thereof, unless otherwise directed by the 
Committee. And the Clerks shall make copies of any 
papers to be reported by Committees, at the request of 
the respective Chairmen thereof. 

Sect. 12. No Chairman of any Committee shall 
audit or approve any bill or account against the City, 
for any supplies or services which shall not have been 
ordered or authorized by the Committee. 

Sect. 13. No bills shall be approved by the Com- 
mittee on Accounts for refreshments or carriage hire 
furnished to any member of the City Government 
unless said bills, so contracted, are approved by the 
Chairman or a majority of some Standing or Special 
Committee of either branch of the City Council ; in 
which cases said bills shall be paid from the appropria- 
tion to which they are incident. 



RULES AND ORDERS 



COMMON COUNCIL 



Duties and Powers of the President. 

Section 1. The President shall take the chair precisely 
at the hour to which the Council shall have adjourned ; 
shall call the members to order ; and on the appear- 
ance of a quorum, he shall cause the minutes of the 
preceding meeting to be read, and proceed to business. 

Sect. 2. He shall preserve decorum and order ; may 
speak to points of order in preference to other mem- 
bers; and shall decide all questions of order, subject to 
an appeal to the Council, by motion regularly seconded ; 
and no other business shall be in order till the question 
on the appeal shall have been decided. 

Sect. 3. He shall declare all votes, but if any mem- 
ber rises to doubt a vote, the President shall cause a 
return of the members voting in the affirmative, and 
in the negative, without further debate on the ques- 
tion. 

Sect. 4. He shall rise to address the Council, or to 
put a question, but may read sitting. 

Sect. 5. In all cases the President may vote. 

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46 KULES AND ORDERS OF THE 

Sect. 6. When the Council shall determine to go 
into a Committee of the Whole, the President shall 
appoint the member Avho shall take the chair. The 
President may at any other time call any member to 
the chair, but said substitution shall not continue be- 
yond an adjournment. 

Sect. 7. On all questions and motions whatsoever, 
the President shall take the sense of the Council by 
yeas and nays, provided one-fifth of the members pres- 
ent shall so require. 

Sect. 8. The President shall propound all questions 
in the order in which they are moved, unless the subse- 
quent motion shall be previous in its nature, except 
that in the naming sums and fixing times, the largest 
sum and longest time shall be put first. 

Sect. 9. After a motion is stated or read by the 
President it shall be deemed to be in possession of the 
Council, and shall be disposed of by vote, but the 
mover may withdraw it at any time before a decision 
or amendment. 

Sect. 10. When a question is under debate, the 
President shall receive no motion, but to adjourn, to 
lay on the table, for the previous question, to postpone 
to a day certain, to commit, to amend, or to postpone 
indefinitely ; which several motions shall have prece- 
dence in the order in which they stand arranged ; and 
a motion to strike out the enacting clause of an Ordi- 
nance shall be equivalent to a motion to postpone in- 
definitely. 

Sect. 11. The President shall consider a motion to 
adjourn as always in order ; and that motion, and the 
motion to lay on the table, or to take up from the table, 
shall be decided without debate. 



COMMON COUNCIL. 47 

Sect. 12. He shall put the previous question in the 
following form : "Shall the main question be now put ? " and 
all debate upon the main question shall be suspended 
until the previous question shall be decided. After the 
adoption of the previous question, the sense of the 
Council shall forthwith be taken upon amendments re- 
ported by a committee, upon all pending amendments, 
and then upon the main question. 

Sect. 13. On the previous question, no member shall 
speak more than once without leave ; and all incidental 
questions of order, arising after a motion is made for 
the previous question, shall be decided without debate, 
except on an appeal ; and on such an appeal, no mem- 
ber shall be allowed to speak more than once without 
leave of the Council. 

Sect. 14. When two or more members happen to 
rise at once, the President shall name the member who 
is first to speak. 

Sect. 15. All Committees shall be appointed and 
announced by the President, unless otherwise provided 
for, or especially directed by the Council. 

Rights, Duties, and Decorum of Members. 

Sect. 16. In the absence of the President, the senior 
member present shall call the Council to order, and 
preside until a President pro tempore shall be chosen by 
ballot ; and if an election is not effected on the first 
trial, on a second ballot a plurality of votes shall elect. 

Sect. 17. Every member when about to speak, shall 
rise and respectfully address the President ; shall con- 
fine himself to the question under debate, and avoid 



48 RULES AND ORDERS OF THE 

personalities ; and shall sit down when he has finished. 
No member shall speak out of his place, without leave 
of the President. 

Sect. 18. No member speaking shall be interrupted 
by another, but by rising to call to order, or for expla- 
nation. 

Sect. 19. No member shall speak more than twice 
on one question, without first obtaining leave of the 
Council ; nor more than once, until the other members, 
who have not spoken, shall speak, if they desire it. 

Sect. 20. When a vote has passed, it shall be in 
order for any member who voted in the majority, to 
move a reconsideration thereof, at the same or the suc- 
ceeding meeting, but not afterwards ; and when a mo- 
tion for reconsideration is decided, that vote shall not 
be reconsidered. 

Sect. 21. No member shall be obliged to be on 
more than two Committees at the same time, nor Chair- 
man of more than one. 

Sect. 22. No member shall be permitted to stand 
up to the interruption of another, while any member is 
speaking ; or to pass unnecessarily between the Presi- 
dent and the person speaking. 

Sect. 23. When any member shall be guilty of a 
breach of either of the rules and orders of the Council, 
he may, on motion, be required by the Council to make 
satisfaction therefor ; and in such a case, he shall not 
be allowed to vote or speak, except by way of excuse, 
till he has done so. 

Sect. 24. No member shall be permitted to vote or 
serve on any Committee, on any question where his 
private right is immediately concerned, distinct from 
the public interest. 



COMMON COUNCIL. 49 

Sect. 25. Every member who shall be present when 
a question is put, where he is not excluded by interest, 
shall give his vote, unless the Council, for special rea- 
sons, shall excuse him ; application to be so excused, 
on any question, must be made before the Council is 
divided, or before the calling of the yeas and nays, and 
such application shall be accompanied by a brief state- 
ment of the reasons, and shall be decided without 
debate. 

Sect. 26. Every motion shall be reduced to writing 
if the President shall so direct. 

Sect. 27. Any member may require the division of 
a question, when the sense will admit of it. A motion 
to strike out and insert shall be deemed indivisible ; 
but a motion to strike out, being lost, shall not preclude 
amendment or a motion to strike on; and insert. 

Sect. 28. No motion or proposition, of a subject 
different from that under consideration, shall be admit- 
ted under color of amendment. 

Sect. 29. Motions and reports may be committed or 
recommitted at the pleasure of the Council. 

Sect. 30. At every regular meeting of the Council, 
the order of business shall be as follows : — 

1. Papers from the Board of Aldermen. 

2. Unfinished business of preceding meetings. 

3. Communications and Reports from City Officers, 
Presentation of Petitions. Remonstrances, and Memo- 
rials. 

4. Reports of Committees. 

5. Motions, Orders or Resolutions. 



50 RULES AND ORDERS OF THE 

And the above order shall not be departed from but 
by the votes of a majority of the members of the 
Council present. 

Sect. 31. When a vote is doubted, the members for 
and against the question, when called on by the Presi- 
dent, shall rise and stand till they are counted. 

Sect. 32. All questions relating to priority of busi- 
ness to be acted upon, shall be decided without debate. 

Sect. 33. When a motion is made to refer any sub- 
ject, and different Committees are proposed, the ques- 
tion shall be taken in the following order : — 

A Standing Committee of the Council ; 
A Select Committee of the Council ; 
A Joint Standing Committee ; 
A Joint Select Committee. 

Sect. 34. The seats of the members of the Council 
shall be numbered, and shall be determined, in the 
presence of the Council, by drawing the names of mem- 
bers, and the numbers of the seats, simultaneously; 
and each member shall be entitled for the year to the 
seat bearing the number so drawn against his name ; 
and shall not change it except by permission of the 
President. 

Sect. 35. No member shall call another member by 
his name in debate, but may allude to him by any 
intelligible and respectful designation. 

Sect. 36. If the reading of any paper is called for? 
and any member objects thereto, it shall be decided by 
the Council. 

Sect. 37. No rule or order of the Council shall be 
dispensed with, altered or repealed, unless two-thirds of 
the members present consent thereto. 



COMMON COUNCIL. 51 



Petitions, Memorials, &c. 

Sect. 38. All papers addressed to the Council shall 
be presented by the President, or a member in his 
place, and shall be read by the President, Clerk, or such 
other person as the President may request ; and shall 
be taken up in the order in which they are presented 
except when the Council shall otherwise determine. 

Powers and Duties of Committees, &c. 

Sect. 39. The rules of proceeding in the Council 
shall be observed in Committee of the Whole, so far as 
they are applicable, excepting the rule limiting the 
times of speaking ; but no member shall speak twice 
upon any question, until every member choosing to 
speak has spoken. A motion to rise, report progress 
and ask leave to sit again, shall be first in order, and 
shall be decided without debate. 

Sect. 40. A Standing Committee on Elections and 
Returns, and a Standing Committee on Streets, shall be 
appointed at the commencement of the municipal year, 
and shall consist of five members each. 

Sect. 41. No Committee shall sit during the sessions 
of the Council, without special leave. 

Sect. 42. All Committees of the Council, chosen by 
ballot, or consisting of one or more from each ward, shall 
be notified of their first meeting by the Clerk, by the 
direction of the President; they shall organize at their 
first meeting, by the choice of a Chairman, and shall 
report the same to the Council ; and members on the 



52 RULES AND ORDERS OF THE 

part of the Council, of Joint Committees, chosen as 
aforesaid, shall choose a Chairman at their first meeting, 
and report to the Council in like manner. 

In all cases where the President appoints a com- 
mittee, unless otherwise provided for, the member first 
named shall be Chairman, and in his absence the mem- 
ber next in order, who shall be present, shall be Chair- 
man pro tempore. 

Sect. 43. All Select Committees of the Council shall 
consist of three members, unless otherwise ordered. 

Sect. 44. No Report of any committee shall be 
entitled to be received, unless agreed to in Committee 
assembled. 

Sect. 45. No meeting of any Committee shall be 
called upon less notice than twenty-four hours. 

Sect. 46. It shall be the duty of all Standing Com- 
mittees to keep a record of their doings, in books pro- 
vided by the City for that purpose. 

Sect. 47. Committees of the Council, to whom any 
matter is specially referred, may be required to report 
within four weeks, or ask for further time. 

Ordinances, Orders, &c. 

Sect. 48. All Ordinances, Orders and Resolutions 
shall have two several readings, before they are finally 
passed ; and no Ordinance, Order or Resolution, im- 
posing penalties, or authorizing the expenditure of 
money, whether the same may have been appropriated 
or not — and no Order or Resolution authorizing a loan, 
shall have more than one reading on the same day ; 
provided, however, that nothing herein contained shall 



COMMON COUNCIL. 53 

prevent the passage of an Order at any meeting of the 
Council, to authorize the printing of any document re- 
lating to the affairs of the City. 

Elections, &c. 

Sect. 49. In all elections by ballot on the part of 
the Council, the number of blanks and ballots for ineligi- 
ble persons shall be reported, but shall not be counted 
in the returns. 

Sect. 50. All salaried officers shall be voted for by 
written ballots. 

Duties of Clerk, &c. 

Sect. 51. The Clerk shall keep minutes of the votes 
and proceedings of the Council, enter thereon such 
orders and resolutions as are adopted, by their title or 
otherwise, — shall notice Reports, Petitions, Memorials 
and other papers which are presented, and shall 
enter all accepted Reports of Select Committees of the 
Council, at length in a separate journal, to be kept for 
that purpose, and provided with an index, — shall draw 
up all messages to the Board of Aldermen, and send 
them by the Messenger, and shall attend the meetings 
of Committees of the Council, and make their records 
when required. 

Sect. 52. The members of the Council shall not 
leave their places on adjournment, until the President 
shall declare the Council adjourned. 



GOVERNMENT 

OF THE 

CITY OF BOSTON, 

1860. 



MAYOR. 

FREDERIC WALKER LINCOLN, Jr., 

64 Piscknet Street. 
[Salary, $4,000. Charter, §§ 15, 45. J 



ALDERMEN. 

OTIS CLAPP, Chairman. 

JONATHAN PRESTON, 
SILAS PEIRCE, . 
SAMUEL DEXTER CRANE, 
JESSE HOLBROOK, . 
EBENEZER ATKINS, . 
CLEMENT WILLIS, . 
JOSEPH TILDEN BAILEY, 
THOMAS COFFIN AMORY, Jr. 
OTIS CLAPP, 

FRANCIS EDWIN FAXON, 
HARRISON OTIS BRIGGS, . 
JAMES LAIGHTON HANSON, 



79 Boylston street. 
2 Somerset street. 
50 Chester square. 
2 Wesley place. 
66 Paris street. 
11 Essex street. 
102 Harrison avenue. 
15 Temple place. 
44 Charles street. 
30 Temple street. 
345 Broadway. 

Merrimac House. 

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COMMON COUNCIL. 

JOSIAH PUTNAM BRADLEE, President. 

Wardl. 

Cornelius Dohekty, 23 Sheafe street. 

John Dacey, 372 North street. 

Thomas A. Mathews, 25 Thacher street. 

Albert P. Morrison, 36 Sheafe street. 

Ward 2. 

Gilbert E. Pierce, 194 Sumner street. 

Joseph Robbins, 143 Webster street. 

Daniel Goodwin, 60 Princeton street. 

George T. Sampson, 26 Saratoga street. 

Ward 3. 

John C. Tucker, 69 Merrimac street. 

William C. Burgess, 1 Chardon court. 

John Allison, 23 Causeway street. 

J. Milton Roberts, National House. 

Ward 4. 

J. Putnam Bradlee, 17 Ashburton place. 

Francis D. Stedman, 6 Montgomery place. 

Alexander Wadsworth, 53 Bowdoin street. 

William E. Webster, Quincy House. 

Ward 5. 

Jairus Beal, 32 Allen street. 

Theophilus Burr, Jr., 10 Poplar street. 

Lyman S. Hapgood, 5 Ashland street. 

N. C. A. Preble, 12 Spring street. 

Ward 6. 

Joseph L. Henshaw, 56 Chestnut street. 

Prescott Barker, 16 Pinckney street. 

Benjamin G. Boardman, 110 Beacon street. 

G. Howland Shaw, 1 Joy street. 

Ward 7. 

Jabez Frederick, 2 Purchase street. 

Charles J. McCarthy, 69 Hamilton street. 

James Riley, 10 Lincoln street. 

John Leahy, 10 Washington square. 



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Ward 8. 

John S. Tyler, 163 Tremont street. 

Jonas Fitch, 13 Edinboro' street. 

John L. Batchelder, 16 Oxford street. 

Joseph H. Bradley, United States Hotel. 

Ward 9. 

Francis Richards, 21 Marion street. 

Sidney A. Stetson, 1 Fremont place. 

William Carpenter, 32 Indiana place. 

Horace Jenkins, 16 Indiana place. 

Ward 10. 

Robert Cowdin, 185 Harrison avenue. 

Justin Jones, 3 Davis street. 

Ansel Lothrop, 29 Harvard street. 

Samuel A. B. Bragg, 563 Washington street. 

Ward 11. 

William W. Clapp, Jr., West Chester Park. 

Joseph F. Paul, 588 Tremont street. 

George P. Sanger, 242 Shawmut avenue. 

William B. Fowle, Jr., 49 Worcester street. 

Ward 12. 

Joseph W. Howard, 75 B street. 

Henry Souther, Broadway, near G st. 

George W. Sprague, 136 Third street. 

Benjamin Pope, Ninth, near K street. 

City Clerk. 
Samuel F. McCleary, Broadway, near P street. Salary, $2,500, and 
for Assistant Clerks, $2,600. [Chosen by City Council, in Convention, in 
January. Charter, § 30.] 

Clerk of Common Council. 
Washington P. Gregg, 18 Leveret street. Salary, $1,300. [Chosen 
by Common Council, in January. Charter, § 34.] 

Messenger. 
Oliver H. Spurr, 3 Bumstead place. Salary, $1,200. [Chosen by City 
Council, in January or February. Ord. p. 344.] 

Assistant Messenger. 
J. Edwin Hunt, 397 Hanover street. Salary, $400. [Appointed by 
Messenger and confirmed by City Council. Ord. p. 345.] 
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COMMITTEES OF THE CITY COUNCIL. 



JOINT STANDING COMMITTEES. 



On Reduction of City Debt. [Ord. p. 162.] The 
Mayor, the President of the Common Council, and the Chair- 
man of the Committee on Finance on the part of the Common 
Council. 

Accounts. [Ord. p. 160.] Aldermen — Crane, Peirce, 
and Faxon. Common Council — Stedman, Cowdin, Henshaw, 
Fowle, and Carpenter. 

Assessors' Department. [Ord. p. 544.] Aldermen — 
Willis and Peirce. Common Council — Boardman, Burgess, 
and Bragg. 

Claims. [Mun. Reg. p. 40.] Aldermen — Peirce, Amory, 
and Faxon. Common Council — Cowdin, Carpenter, Tucker, 
Roberts, and Sprague. 

Finance. [Ord. p. 162.] The Mayor, ex officio, the Chair- 
man of the Board of Aldermen, ex officio. Common Council — 
Tyler, Shaw, Souther, Fitch, Wadsworth, Barker, and Beal. 

Fuel. [Ord. p. 190.] Aldermen — Hanson and Atkins. 
Common Council — Robbins, Batchelder, and McCarthy. 

Fire Alarms. [Ord. p. 187.] Aldermen — Briggs and 
Hanson. Common Council — Riley, Stetson, and Morrison. 



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Harbor. [Ord. p. 227.] Aldermen — Holbrook and 
Atkins. Common Council — Frederick, Jones, and Sampson. 

Institutions at South Boston and Deer Island. [Mun. 
Reg. p. 39.] Aldermen — Preston, Brings, and Willis. 
Common Council — Batcbelder, Stedman, Webster, Preble, 
and Mathews. 

Ordinances. [Ord. p. 352.] Aldermen — Amory, Willis, 
and Atkins. Common Council — Sanger, Stedman, Cowdin, 
Burr, and Goodwin. 

Public Buildings. [Ord. p. 399.] Aldermen — Bailey, 
Preston, and Willis. Common Council — Fitch, Jenkins, 
Lothrop, Paul, and Richards. 

Public Instruction. [Mun. Reg. p. 39.] Aldermen — 
Amory, Atkins, and Clapp. Common Council — President of 
Common Council, ex officio, Jones, Burr, Riley, and Pope. 

Public Lands. [Ord. Dec. 26,1856.] Aldermen — Pres- 
ton, Clapp, and Briggs. Common Council — Tucker, Wads- 
worth, Robbins, Boardinan, and Howard. 

Printing. [Ord. p. 395.] Alderman — Clapp. Common 
Council — Clapp and Jones. 

Public Library. [Ord. p. 324.] Aldermen — Clapp, 
Atkins, and Preston. Common Council — Tyler, Shaw, San- 
ger, Bradley, and Allison. 

Treasury Department. [ Ord. p. 165. ] Aldermen — 
Preston and Crane. Common Council — Henshaw, Fowle, 
and Hapgood. 

Water. [Ord. p. 568.] Aldermen — Willis, Holbrook, 
and Atkins. Common Council — Pierce, Frederick, Stetson, 
Dacey, and Leahy. 

Clerk of Committees. 
Horace T. Rockwell, 24 Oxford street. Salary, $1,200. 
[Chosen by City Council. Ord. July 2, 1857.] 



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STANDING COMMITTEES OF THE COMMON COUNCIL. 

On Elections. [Mun. Reg. p. 51.] Sanger, Hcnshaw, 
Beal, Barker, and Pope. 

On Streets. [Mun. Reg. p. 51.] Clapp, Beal, Pierce, 
Doberty, and Souther. 

STANDING COMMITTEES OP THE BOARD OF ALDERMEN. 
[Mun. Reg. p. 36.] 

Armories and Military Affairs. Aldermen Hanson, 
Holbrook, and Atkins. 

Bridges. Aldermen Briggs, Bailey, and Preston. 
Cemeteries. Aldermen Atkins, Preston, and Hanson. 
Common and Public Squares. Aldermen Crane, Amory, 
and Willis. 

County Accounts. Aldermen Amory, Atkins, and Crane. 
Faneuil Hall. Aldermen Bailey, Preston, and Willis. 
Fire Department. Aldermen Faxon, Briggs, and Peirce. 
External Health. Aldermen Faxon, Peirce, and Briggs. 
Internal Health. Aldermen Crane, Holbrook, and 
Atkins. 

Lamps, Bells, and Clocks. Aldermen Bailey, Hanson, 
and Crane. 

Licenses. Aldermen Atkins, Amory, and Faxon. 
Jail. Aldermen Bailey, Holbrook, and Hanson. 
Paving. Aldermen Willis, Holbrook, and Faxon. 
Market. Aldermen Holbrook, Hanson, and Faxon. 
Police. Aldermen Atkins, Amory, and Crane. 
Sewers. Aldermen Clapp, Atkins, and Bailey. 

Steam Engines and Furnaces. Aldermen Hanson, Bai- 
ley, and Briggs. 

Streets. Aldermen Peirce, Preston, and Amory. 



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ASSESSORS' DEPARTMENT. 

[Ord. March 18, 1857.] 

Principal Assessors for 1859. — George Jackson, Henry 



Sargent, George E. Head, John D. Richardson. 
$1,600 each per annum, and $4,800 for Clerk hire, 
by concurrent vote, in February or March.] 

Per Diem Assessors for 1859. 



Salary, 
[Chosen 



William H. Lane, 
Benjamin Fessenden, 
Artemas R. Holden, 
Loring B. Barnes, 



John G. Davis, 
Cyrus Washburn, 
Joseph W. Merriam, 
Otis Rich, 



Josiah L. C. Amee. 

Salary $4.00 for each day while on street duty. [Chosen 
by concurrent vote, in February or March.] 

Assistant Assessors for 1859, residing in their respective Wards. 



1 — Amos W. Cross, 

John Pratt. 
2 — Salma E. Gould, 

Merrill Pettengill. 

3 — Samuel Jepson, 

Michael Cummisky. 

4 — Silas P. Meriain, 

Asa Swallow. 
5 — Matthew Binney, 

Theophilus Burr. 
6 — Leonard R. Cutter, 

Benjamin G. Boardman. 



7 —Calvin W. Clark, 

Edward Ryan. 

8 — Elijah C. Drew, 

Alfred B. Warren. 
9 — Richard Nutter, 
Joseph L. Drew. 

10 — Abijah Ellis, 

Jos. F. Huntress. 

1 1 _ John W. F. Hobbs, 

Benj. Smith. 

12 — Samuel Leeds, 

Horace Smith. 



Salary, $3.00 for each day certified to have been devoted 
to duty.* [Chosen by concurrent vote, in February or 
March.] 

Henry Sargent, Secretary to Board of Assessors, and to Board 
of Assistant Assessors. 

*By an order of the City Council, passed February 26, 1856, eight hours constitute " a 
day's work " for street duty, and six hours " a day's work " for office duty. 



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BRIDGES. 

[Ord. May 11, 1857 ] 

Dover Street Bridge. John C. Peterson, Superintendent. 
Salary, $700, and the use of house on bridge. [Chosen 
by concurrent vote.] 

By an act of March 6, 1804. Messrs. Wm. Tudor, Gardiner 
Greene, Jonathan Mason, and Harrison Gray Otis were con- 
stituted proprietors of the " Boston South Bridge ; " and they 
were authorized to construct a bridge from the southwesterly 
portion of Boston, to Dorchester Neck. 

The bridge was immediately constructed, being 1,551 feet 
in length, at a cost of $56,000. The proprietors were author- 
ized to collect tolls from passengers crossing said bridge, 
and were required to pay five cents per ton to each loaded 
vessel of above 20 tons, passing the draw of said bridge, until 
the expiration of seventy years from its opening. On the first 
of October, 1805, the bridge was opened for public travel, on 
which occasion there was a general celebration, and the bridge 
was the scene of a military display and sham fight. 

But by the act of June 23, 1831, the proprietors were 
authorized to sell said bridge to the City of Boston, and 
accordingly, by a vote of the City Council, passed Oct. 20, 
1831, the sum of $2,500 was ordered to be paid for said 
bridge. 

The bridge then having been repaired at a further expense 
of $3,500, was made a public highway by the City. 

In 1858 the bridge was again thoroughly rebuilt and 
repaired by the City, at an expense of $60,000. Its present 
name was adopted by the City Council in 1857. 



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Federal Street Bridge. Ebenezer C. Leman, Superinten- 
dent. Salary, $1,200, and the use of the shop on bridge, 
and a horse, at the City's expense, to open and close the 
draw. [Chosen by concurrent vote.] 

At a general meeting of citizens, in March, 1824, called by 
virtue of a petition from the inhabitants of South Boston, a vote 
was passed (2,487 in the affirmative, and 779 in the negative) 
requesting the City Government to petition for liberty to 
build a new bridge to South Boston, to remedy the very great 
inconvenience of the circuit over the South Bridge into the 
City. Accordingly, an act was passed, February, 1825, under 
great opposition, authorizing the City of Boston to build a new 
bridge from Sea or South streets, to South Boston. But the 
City Council deemed it inexpedient to undertake this project 
in its corporate capacity, and the bridge was not then built. 

By the act of March 4, 1826, Nathaniel Whittemore, Noah 
Brooks, Cyrus Alger, William Wright, and others, were consti- 
tuted a corporation, by the name of the Boston Free Bridge 
Corporation, to construct a bridge from the termini above- 
mentioned; and by said act, the City was authorized to 
build said bridge, provided the City Council should determine 
within three months so to do. But the City Council having 
voted that it was inexpedient to undertake the project, the 
original proprietors undertook the work, the City having de- 
termined, in February, 1827, to accept the bridge, when com- 
pleted, on certain terms and conditions. In June, 1828, the 
proprietors offered the bridge to the City. Whereupon all 
the old opposition to the project revived, and a great differ- 
ence of opinion prevailed in the City Council, as to the expedi- 
ency of accepting the bridge. But after submitting the mat- 
ters in dispute to the arbitration of Loammi Baldwin, Sam- 
uel Hubbard, and Willard Phillips, on the seventh of Octo- 
ber, 1828, it was determined that "the public convenience 
required that the City should forthwith accept said bridge, 
and in consequence of its unfinished state, that the corpora. 



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tion should pay to the City $1,607, and deliver to it certain 
enumerated deeds;" which was done, and one of the most 
exciting and perplexing controversies in the history of our 
municipal government was brought to a close. 

The bridge was then completed by the City, (it having cost 
the proprietors, up to this period, about $28,000;) and in 
1857 was thoroughly rebuilt and widened at an expense of $13,- 
000. Its present name was adopted by the City Council in 1857. 

Chelsea Street Bridge. Edward T. Stowers, Superinten- 
dent. Salary, $200. [Chosen by concurrent vote.] 
By an act of the Legislature, passed March 28, 1 834, Benj. 
T. Reed, Amos Binney, John Henshaw, and others, were incor- 
porated as proprietors of the Chelsea Free Bridge; and they 
were authorized to construct a bridge across Chelsea Creek, 
from Noddle's Island to Shurtleff's farm in Chelsea; said 
bridge to be a free bridge, and to be twenty-five feet wide. 

The bridge was opened for public travel in October, 1834. 

It was six hundred and ninety feet in length, and cost $8,227 76. 

In 1835 the proprietors of the bridge conveyed the property 

to the trustees the Ferry Company ; and in 1848, the bridge 

was rebuilt at a cost, to the Ferry Company, of 14,678 15. 

By an act of the Legislature, passed April 17, 1849, the 
Mayor and Aldermen of Boston were authorized to lay out a 
highway over so much of the Chelsea Free Bridge, and the 
tide waters thereat, as are within the City of Boston. Ac- 
cordingly, on the sixth day of May, 1850, the portion of the 
bridge lying in this City was laid out as a public highway. 

The portion of the bridge and road in the town of Chelsea 
having been permitted to get out of order, and said town 
having declined to repair the same, alleging that it would be 
of no benefit to that town, the City of Boston, by an order of 
the City Council, approved June 27, 1855, paid to the town 
of Chelsea $8,473, on condition that said town would give a 
bond to the City of Boston, to keep its portion of the road 
and bridge in good order and repair for the future, which 
bond was given to the City, July 12, 1855, in the penal sum 



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of $10,000 ; and said bridge is now a public highway, which 
the two cities of Chelsea and Boston are bound to keep in 
repair. The name of this bridge was changed to Chelsea 
Street Bridge, May 11, 1857. 

Meridian Street Bridge. Abner Knight, Superintendent. 
Salary, $400. [Chosen by concurrent vote.] 

By an act of the Legislature of Massachusetts, passed May 
15, 1855, Henry D. Gardiner, Morrill Cole, Watson G-. 
Mayo, and others, were incorporated as proprietors of the 
East Boston Free Bridge ; and were authorized to construct 
a bridge across Chelsea Creek, from Condor street in East 
Boston, to Pearl street, in Chelsea, said bridge to be not less 
than forty feet wide, to be free from tolls, and to be con- 
structed within five years. This franchise subsequently became 
the property of the East Boston Company. 

By an order of the City Council, passed Oct. 11, 1855, the. 
City agreed to pay to the East Boston Company, for 
said bridge, when finished, and delivered in perfect order, the 
sum of $40,000 ; and a joint special committee was appointed, 
Oct. 24, 1855, to see that the East Boston Company con- 
structed said bridge in a proper manner, etc. But the City 
Solicitor having decided that the City of Boston must first 
be duly authorized by law to purchase said bridge, the trans- 
fer of the property was not then made. But by an act, 
passed April 14, 1856, the City was authorized to purchase 
said bridge, and to construct suitable guards or piers to the 
same. The original act having contained no provision for the 
construction of such piers, the City paid $15,000 for the 
erection of the same. And in the month of December, 1856, 
the bridge having been completed, the sum of $40,000, origi- 
nally voted, was paid to the East Boston Company therefor, 
by vote of Dec. 5, 1856. But the expenses of the construc- 
tion of said bridge being $1,000 more than the amount paid 
therefor, said additional sum was raised by subscription, and 
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the property was then delivered to the City. Said bridge 
is 1,515 feet long. Its name was changed to Meridian Street 
Bridge, May 11, 1857. 

Chelsea Point Bridge. By an act of the Legislature of 
Massachusetts, passed April 1, 1835, Joseph Burrill, Joseph 
Belcher, and John W. Tewksbury, were incorporated as pro- 
prietors of Chelsea Point Bridge, and were authorized to 
build a bridge, not less than twenty feet wide, across the 
Creek between the westerly side of Pulling Point, in Chelsea, 
and the easterly side of Belle Isle, in Boston, said bridge to 
be built within three years, and to be free of tolls. It is 570 
feet in length, and was built at a cost of $1,100, and was 
opened for travel in the fall of 1839. 

By an act passed March 24, 1843, the proprietors of said 
bridge were authorized to collect certain tolls therein set 
forth, for passage over said bridge, said privilege to continue 
'for ten years from April 1st, 1843. In said rates it was pro- 
vided that " all scholars, while going to and from school, shall 
be permitted to pass free of toll." 

By an act passed April 17, 1849, the City of Boston was 
authorized to purchase the Chelsea Point Bridge, and to lay 
out a highway over the same. Accordingly, the Mayor and 
Aldermen of Boston, on the first day of July, 1850, laid out 
so much of said bridge as lies within the limits of Boston, as 
a public highway, and on the 16th of December, 1850, they 
ordered that the sum of $75 be paid to the former proprie- 
tors of said bridge for said portion of said bridge. As there 
is no draw to this bridge, no superintendent is necessary 
therefor. 

Mount Washington Avende Bridge. George H. Davis, 
Superintendent. Salary, $1,300. [Chosen by concurrent 
vote.] 
By an act passed April 28, 1853, Benjamin T. Reed, Dem- 

ing Jarves, Eben Jones, and others, were incorporated as 



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the Mount Washington Avenue Corporation, and were author- 
ized to construct a bridge, not exceeding 70 feet in width, 
from some point between Foundry and Wales' wharves, across 
Fore Point Channel to the harbor line, at South Boston, as 
established in 1840. 

Said Corporation was also authorized to take land and lay 
out a street not exceeding 70 feet in width, from Sea street to 
the westerly head of the bridge aforesaid. 

Said Corporation was also authorized to construct a solid 
avenue, not exceeding eighty feet in width, from the easterly 
termination of the said bridge, over the flats of the shore 
owners, in a line parallel with West Broadway to some point 
in I street, continued, and thence easterly to the uplands 
owned by the City. 

The City of Boston, by vote of the Mayor and Aldermen, 
was authorized to take and hold all the rights and powers 
granted under this act; and the act was to be void unless said 
bridge, street and avenue were completed within three years 
from its passage. 

Upon application by the Mount Washington Avenue Cor- 
poration to the City, for aid to build the bridge, on the 15th 
of December 1853, a resolve passed the City Council, declar- 
ing it to be expedient for the Mayor and Aldermen to lay out 
a street from Sea street to the proposed bridge, whenever 
the Mount Washington Avenue Corporation will construct 
said bridge, or give bonds that said bridge shall be con- 
structed pursuant to their charter. 

Upon a further application by the Mount Washington Ave- 
nue Corporation that the City would take measures to open 
the said street from Sea street to the end of the bridge, on 
the westerly side of Fore Point Channel, the City Council, 
on the 29th of December, 1853, passed an order that the 
Mayor be authorized to execute an agreement with the Mount 
Washington Avenue Corporation, that the City will lay out 
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Channel, to connect said proposed bridge with Sea street, 
when the said bridge and avenue shall have been completed, 
or when the said bridge shall have been completed, and said 
Corporation shall have given security, satisfactory to the Mayor 
and Aldermen, that the said Avenue shall be completed — 
provided the amount to be paid by the City shall not exceed 
$60,000. 

On petition of the Mount Washington Avenue Corporation 
for further action, under the authority above granted, the 
Mayor was authorized, on the 4th of August, 1854, to con- 
tract with the Mount "Washington Avenue Corporation, that 
the said Corporation shall construct, within three years, the ave- 
nue from Granite street to I street, and transfer all their 
right, title, and interest in the same, to the City; and that the 
City shall have authority, under said corporate power, to con- 
struct the bridge, avenue, and street, by such parties as they 
may select for the purpose ; and on the same day orders were 
passed for the Mayor to execute a contract with the Boston 
Wharf Company to build the street, bridge, and avenue described 
in the charter of the Mount Washington Avenue Corporation, 
within one year, for the sum of $60,000 — the said Company 
to release Granite street to the City, and to allow the City 
rights of drainage into the sea. 

The bridge and street having been completed were accepted 
by the Board of Aldermen, April 30, 1855. But the avenue 
from Granite street to I street being still unfinished, the 
Mount Washington Avenue Corporation was authorized, 
May 21, 1855, to complete the same within three years. And 
said Corporation was authorized to transfer to the City of 
Boston such parts of their avenue, street, and bridge as have 
been, or may from time to time hereafter be constructed, and 
before the completion of the whole avenue, as the Board of Alder- 
men may by vote accept. Accordingly, on the 30th of May, 
1855, a vote was passed to pay the Boston Wharf Company 
$60,000 for the bridge, avenue, and Granite street, as con- 
structed. by said Corporation. But the avenue from Granite 
street to I street remains unfinished to this day. 



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FIRE DEPARTMENT. 

[Ord. p. 175.] 

Chief Engineer. 

George W. Bird, 15 Indiana place. Salary, $1,200. 



Assistant Engineers. 

Dist. 1. Nathaniel W. Pratt, 

" 2. John S. Damrell, 

" 3. David C. Meloon, 

" 4. David Chamberlin, 

" 5. Zenas E. Smith, 

" 6. George Brown, 

" 7. Joseph Dunbar, 

At large, Charles C. Henry, 



Salary $250. 

2 Gouch street place. 
15 West Centre street. 
58 Lincoln street. 
91 Tyler street. 
601 Tremont street. 
Silver, near D st. 
83 Princeton street. 
201 Washington street. 
12 Salem street. 



William A. Green, 

[Chosen by concurrent vote.] 

George H. Allen, Secretary. 1 Nassau street. Salary, $800. 

[Chosen by Board of Engineers.] 

HAND ENGINES. 

Cataract Co. No. 4, Foot of Mount Vernon street. 

Rufus B. Farrar, 2 Champney place, foreman. 

Extinguisher Co. No. 5, East street. 
Foreman. 

Barnicoat Co. No. 11, Court Square. 
John Tobias, 1 Province street, foreman. 

Tremont Co. No. 12, Warren street. 
Oliver R. Robbins, 61 Warren street, foreman. 

Webster Co. No. 13, Chelsea street, East Boston. 
Charles E. Turner, 432 Saratoga street, foreman. 

Spinneij Co. No. 14, Fourth street, South Boston. 
George W. Bail, Silver, near F street, foreman. 



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HOOKS AND LADDERS. 

Warren Co. No. 1, Friend street. 
Moses Place, 50 Billerica street, foreman. 

Washington Co. No. 2, Paris street, East Boston. 
Charles Simmons, 9 Liverpool street, foreman. 

Franklin Co. No. 3, Harrison avenue. 

foreman. 

HOSE COMPANIES. 

Washington Co. No. 1, Salem street. 
Charles E. Dunton, 24 Cooper street, foreman. 

Despatch Co. No. 2, Hudson street. 
Benjamin King, 24 Curve street, foreman. 

Co. No. 3, North Grove street. 
Rodney F. Parrow, 48 Lowell street, foreman. 

Chester Co. No. 4, Northampton street. 
Loring Hallett, SO West Dedham street, foreman. 

Suffolk Co. No. 5, Shawmut avenue. 
William Lovell, 80 West Dedham street, foreman. 

Deluge Co. No. 6, Meridian street, East Boston. 
Joseph Barnes, Liverpool street, foreman. 

STEAM FIRE ENGINES. 

South Boston, (No. 1.) Weight about 8,200 lbs. Cost $2,500. 
Broadway, South Boston. Built by Boston Locomotive 
Works. William H. Cunningham, foreman ; Alfred H. 
Perry, engineer. 

Eagle, (No. 3.) Weight about 7,100 lbs. Cost $3,000. 
Washington, near Dover street. Built by Amoskeag Man- 
ufacturing Company, Manchester, N. H. Edward W. 
Milliken, foreman ; Theodore Hutchings, engineer. 



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Eclipse, (No. 6.) Weight about 9,500 lbs. Cost $3,500. 
Wall street. Built by Silsby, Mynderse & Co., Seneca 
Falls, N. Y. Calvin C. Wilson, foreman; Moses B. Bell, 
engineer. 

Lawrence, (No. 7.) Weight about 7,870 lbs. Cost $3,500. 
Purchase street. Built by Bean & Scott, at Lawrence, 
Mass. Moses C. Thompson, foreman ; John Ray, engineer. 

Boston, (No. 8.) Weight about 10,980 lbs. Cost $3,000. 
North Bennet street. Built by Silsby, Mynderse & Co., 
Seneca Falls, N. Y. John S. Jacobs, foreman ; James A. 
Tisdale, engineer. 

East Boston, (No. 9.) Weight about 7,100 lbs. Cost $3,000. 
Paris street, East Boston. Built by Amoskeag Manufac- 
turing Company, Manchester, N. H. John P. Somerby, 
foreman; Clark W. Doten, engineer. 

There are attached to the Department, 10 Foremen of 
Hand Engine, Hook and Ladder Companies and Hose Com- 
panies, at $150; 10 Assistant Foremen, at $125; 10 Clerks, 
at $125; 10 Stewards, at $125; 44 Leading Hosemen of 
Hand Engine and Hose Companies, at $125; 16 Axe and 
Rakemen, of H. and L. Companies, at $125 ; 183 Members, at 
$100. 5 Foremen of Hand Engine, Hose, H. and L. Compa- 
nies, at $100; 5 Assistant Foremen, at $75 ; 5 Clerks, at $75 ; 

5 Stewards, at $75 ; 22 Hosemen, at $75. 8 Axe and Rake- 
men, of H. and L. Companies, at $75 ; 95 Members, at $60. 

6 Foremen of Steam Engines, at $42 per month; 6 Engineers, 
at $60 do. ; 6 Firemen, at $40 do. ; 6 Drivers, at $40 do. ; 18 
Hosemen, at' $125 per annum. 

There are 1 Hand Engine Company, 1 Hose Company, 1 
Hook and Ladder Company, in East Boston ; 1 Hand Engine 
in South Boston; 1 Hose Company iu Northampton street; 
which never leave the Districts in which they are located, 
except by order of the Chief Engineer, or his Assistants, and 
they receive the half pay as above. 



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FIRE ALARM TELEGRAPH. 

[Ord. p. 187.] 

Central Office, No. 8 City Building, Court Square. 

Superintendent, Joseph B. Stearns. Salary $1,200 per annum. 

[Chosen by concurrent vote.] 
Operators, Adam McAfee, Chas. A. Stearns, Francis E. Coffin. 
George S. Thorn, Repairer. Franklin H. Badger, Assistant 
Repairer. Salary $2.00 per day. 

A constant watch is kept at the Central Office, night and 
day. Each operator is on duty four hours. Two persons 
are required to be about the office at all times for safety, in 
case of accident to any of the machinery, or sudden illness 
of the attending operator. 

No operator is permitted to sleep during his watch, unless 
expressly relieved by some one else. 

Each operator is accountable to the Superintendent for 
any omissions or mistakes that may occur at the Central 
Office during his hours of duty. 

An accurate account is kept of the time of giving each 
alarm, and of the District and Station from whence it 
originates. 

Alarms are transmitted to the Central Office, from the 
signal stations or boxes, by turning the crank in the box. 
The Police, and a person resident near each box, have each a 
key to the boxes. 

Alarms are usually given in less than a minute from the 
time the crank is turned in any box, which is done in accord- 
ance with the following directions: — 

DIRECTIONS TO THOSE WHO HOLD SIGNAL KEYS. 

1. If a fire is discovered in your vicinity, go to the nearest 
box in the District. 

2. Turn the crank twenty-five times, rather slowly at first, 
then quite fast at last. If convenient, wait at the box so as 
to direct the firemen where to go. 



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3. If you hear no reply at the box, or on the bells, turn 
again. If still no reply, go to auother box iu the District. 

4. The Police, upon hearing the bells, will spring their 
rattles and call the number of the District. 

The alarm will be given from the Central Station by strik- 
ing the number of the District on the bells, and tapping the 
number of the Station in the boxes. 

CAUTIONS. 

1. Be sure that your box is locked before leaving it. 

2. Never open the box or touch the apparatus except in 
case of fire. 

3. Never let the key go out of your possession, unless 
called for by the City Authorities. 

There are 51 Signal Stations distributed and located in 
accordance with the following plan : — 

LIST OF SIGNAL STATIONS. 

District No. 1. 
East and North of Leveret, Green, Court, and State streets. 
Station No. 1. — Faneuil Hall. 

2. — Corner Marshall and Hanover streets. 

3. — Richmond, east of Hanover street. 

4. — Eastern Eailroad Wharf. 
5. — Constitution Wharf. 

6. — Phipps place, corner of Charter street. 
7. — Cooper street Church. 

8. — Boston and Maine Railroad Freight Depot. 

9. — Causeway, corner of Lowell street. 

10. — Yernon street, corner Leveret. 

11. — Sudbury street, Williams' stable. 

12. — Hull, corner of Snowhill street. 
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District No. 2. 
West of Lowell, Oree?i, Court, Tremont, and Boylston streets. 
Station No. 1. — Church in North Russell street. 

2. — West Cedar, corner of Cambridge street. 

3. — Engine House No. 4, foot of Mt. Yernon st. 

4. — West Centre, corner of Pinckney street. 

5. — Myrtle, corner of Hancock street. 

6. — Bowdoin, corner of Cambridge street. 

7. — Albion, Tremont street. 

8. — Poplar, corner of Spring street. 

9. — 111 Beacon street. 

10. — Corner of Bridge and Fruit streets. 

District No. 3. 
Between the Water, Beach, Washington, Boylston, Tremont, 

Court, and State streets. 
Station No. 1. — Old South Church. 

2. — Central, corner of Broad street. 

3. — Belmont, corner of High street. 

4. — Lawrence Engine House. 

5. — Lincoln, corner of Summer street. 

6. — Winter street. 

7. — Central Office, City Building. 

8. _ Rowe's Wharf. 

9. — 91 Federal street. 

District No. 4. 
Between Dover, THE Water, Beach, Washington, and Boylston 

streets. 
Station No. 1. — Old Colony Railroad Depot. 

2. — Hydrant House No. 2, Hudson street. 

3. — Seneca street, near Harrison avenue. 

4. — Indiana Place Church. 

5. — Engine House No. 12, Warren street. 

6. — Providence Railroad Depot. 

7. — Boylston Market. 

8. — Tremont, opposite end of Dover street. 



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District No. 5. 
South of Dover street. 

Station No. 1. — Engine House No. 3, Washington street. 

2. — Church on Shawmut avenue, corner Waltham 

street. 

3. — Hydrant No. 5, Shawmut avenue. 

4. — Corner Washington and Northampton sts. 

5. — Police Station, East Dedham street. 

6. — Chickering's Factory. Tremont street. 

District No. 6. 
Comprises South Boston. 

Station No. 1. — Broadway, corner of Dorchester avenue. 
2. — Engine House No. 2, Broadway. 
3. — Lyceum Hall. 

4. — South Boston Engine House, — Broadway, 
near Dorchester. 

5. — Engine House No. 14, Fourth street. 

6. — Washington Village. 

District No. 7. 

Comprises East Boston. 

Station No. 1. — E. Boston Ferry Toll House, on Boston side. 



HARBOR. 



John T. Gardner, Harbor Master, Office Eastern Depot Wharf. 
Salary $1,000, and $1,000 to be paid to two Boatmen, and 
$150 for rent of Boat House. [Chosen by concurrent vote 
annually, "if expedient." Ordinances, p. 224.] 

LAWS. 

Section 1. All vessels in the upper harbor are to anchor 
according to the directions of the Harbor Master. 



Sect. 2. All vessels in the upper harbor, not intended to 
be hauled into some wharf immediately, must anchor below 
the range of India Wharf, and the easterly point of East Bos- 
ton, either on the north or south side of the channel, desig- 
nated by the following marks, viz. : on the south by the tall 
steeple in Hanover street, in range with the Granite block on 
Long Wharf; and on the north by Long Island Light, in 
range with the half moon battery on Governor's Island. 

Sect. 3. The master, commander, or owners of vessels, 
shall, as soon as practicable, after having hauled to the end 
of any wharf that extends to the channel in said harbor, 
cause her lower yards to be cock-billed, and her top-sail yard 
to be braced fore and aft, and her jib-boom to be rigged in, 
and the yards and jib-boom shall be kept so arranged, while 
such vessel lies at the end of the wharf, as aforesaid, and 
until she is preparing immediately to leave her berth. 

Sect. 4. All vessels found lying in the stream, not 
anchored according to the regulations, and not having a suf- 
ficient crew to move them, will be moved by the Harbor Mas- 
ter at the vessel's expense. 

Sect. 5. No person shall throw or deposit in said harbor, 
or any part thereof, any stones, gravel, ballast, cinders, ashes, 
dirt, mud, or other substances, which may, in any respect, 
tend to injure the navigation thereof. 

Sect. 6. No warp or line shall be passed across the mouth 
of any slip, for the purpose of hauling any vessel by the said 
slip before the vessel shall be within one hundred feet of 
said slip, if the owners or occupants thereof object, unless 
the Harbor Master may think it necessary. 

Sect. 7. All vessels at anchor in the harbor of Boston 
shall keep an anchor watch at all times, and shall keep a 
clear and distinct light suspended at least six feet above the 
deck, during the night; and whenever the provisions of this 
section shall be violated on board any vessel, the master or 
owners shall be liable to a penalty of not more than twenty 



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dollars, to be recovered in the manner provided in the act 
to which this is in addition, and shall be held liable to pay 
all damages that may be occasioned by such violence. 

Under no circumstances whatever are vessels permitted to 
anchor in the track of the ferry boats, or in Fore Point Chan- 
nel. [Stat. 1847, ch. 234.] 

An Act in addition to an Act to establish Regulations concerning 
the Harbor of Boston. 

Section 1. The Harbor Master shall have authority to 
regulate the anchorage of all vessels in the upper harbor of 
Boston, and, when necessary, to order the removal of such 
vessels, and to cause the same to be removed in obedience to 
such order, at the expense of the master or owners thereof; 
and if any person shall obstruct said Harbor Master in the 
performance of any of his duties, as prescribed by this act, 
or by the act to which this is in addition, or shall neglect or 
refuse to obey any lawful order made by said Harbor Master, 
he shall be liable to a penalty not exceeding fifty dollars for 
each offence. [Stat. 1848, ch. 314.] 

HARBOR COMMISSION. 

At the suggestion of His Honor Frederic W. Lincoln, Jr., 
Mayor of the City, the City Council, in 1859, ordered a scien- 
tific survey of Boston Harbor to be made, and, in accordance 
with the unanimous vote of the City Council, Prof. A. D. 
Bache, of the U. S. Coast Survey, Gen. Joseph G. Totten, 
of the U. S. Corps of Engineers, and Commander Charles H. 
Davis, of the U. S. Navy, were specially detailed by the U. S. 
Government as a Commission to make the proposed survey 
of said Harbor. It is expected that this survey will be 
made the present year. 



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HEALTH. 

EXTERNAL DEPARTMENT. 

John M. Moriarty, Port Physician, resident at Deer Island. 
Salary $200 and board. [Chosen by concurrent vote. 
City Ordinances, p. 270.] 

The Quarantine Boat is nominally in the service of the Port 
Physician, and the men are paid by the City. She was 
intended for a boarding boat, to visit all vessels coming 
from foreign ports, to inspect their crews, passengers, and 
cargoes. 

INTERNAL DEPARTMENT. 

Ezra Forristall, Superintendent of Health. Salary $1,700. 
[Chosen by concurrent vote.] 

Daniel B. Curtis, Assistant Supt. Salary $1,000. [Appointed 
by Superintendent, and confirmed by the Board of Alder- 
men. Ord. p. 275.] 

Henry G-. Clark, City Physician. Salary $1000. [Chosen by 
concurrent vote. Office in City Building, Court Square. 
City Ordinance, p. 268.] 

George Hayward, James Ayer, Jacob Bigelow, John Jeffries, 
D. H. Storer, Consulting Physicians. [Chosen by concur- 
rent vote. City Ordinances, p. 261.] 

Nicholas A. Apollonio, City Registrar. Salary $1,300. [Chosen 
by concurrent vote of the City Council. City Ordinances, 
p. 271.] 

James W. Allen, Clerk. Salary $850. 

George Adams, Assistarit Registrar of Births. 

The City Registrar has the superintendence of the Burial 
Grounds and Funerals. He records the Births, Deaths, 
and Marriages, and grants Certificates of all Intentions of 
Marriage. 

Henry Faxon, Inspector of Milk. Salary $600, and $100 for 
office expenses. Office No. 25 Niles Block. [Appointed 
by Mayor and Aldermen. Ord. June 22, 1859.] 



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MOUNT HOPE CEMETERY. 

This Cemetery, situated in the towns of West Roxbury and 
Dorchester, was purchased by the City from the original pro- 
prietors, in 1857, for the sum of $35,000, and is under the 
care and control of the following Board of Trustees. [Ord. 
Dec. 21, 1857.] 



Henry Crocker, 
Henry Mason, 
Joseph M. Wightrnan, 
Henry L. Dalton, 
Bradley N. Cumings, 



For one year. 
For two years. 
For three years. 
For four years. 
For Jive years. 



The City Registrar is Clerk of this Board, ex officio. 
Superintendent of the Cemetery, David Haggerston. 



UNDERTAKERS. 

[Appointed by the Mayor and Aldermen. City Ordinances, 

p. 272.] 
Caleb I. Pratt, - 
Oren Faxon, 
Franklin Smith, - 
Richard Dillon, - 
John Peak, 
Constant T. Benson, 
Harum Merrill, - 
John White, 
Levi Whitcomb, - 
William Cooley, - 
Charles Cook, 
Lewis Jones, 
David Marden, - 
John W. Pierce, - 
Nahum P. Whitney, 
James Lynde, 
John D. Ingersoll, 



190 Federal street. 
700 Washington street. 
2 Seaver place. 

2 Avery place. 

7 Leveret street. 
82 Prince street. 
70 West Canton street. 
51 Meridian street, East Boston. 

in the rear of Lowell Institute. 
42 Cambridge street. 
139 Hudson street. 

rear St. Paul's Church. 

3 Revere place. 
12 Purchase street. 

128 Brighton street. 
49 Hull street. 
77 Charter street. 



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Jeremiah Tinkham, 
Luther L. Tarbell, 
David Gugenheimer, 
Job T. Cole, 
George Johnson, Jr., 
Thomas Pearce, - 
Nicholas Roach, - 
William H. Brown, 
Francis Lavery,- - 
Seth Hall, - 
Benjamin F. Smith, 
Hiram Stearns, 
Philip E. Field, - 
John H. Peak, 



- Ill Broadway. 

- 122 Court street. 

- 99 Warren street. 

- 132 Fourth street. 

- 23 Pitts street. 

3 B street. 

7 Athens street. 

- 35 Bennington street. 

- 35 A street. 

- 20 South Cedar street. 

- 251 Tremont street. 

3 Newbern place. 

- 359 Silver street. 

- 928 Washington street. 



INSTITUTIONS AT SOUTH BOSTON AND DEER 

ISLAND. 

[Ord. Aug. 25, 1857.] 

The House of Industry and the Houses of Reformation at 
Deer Island, the House of Correction for the County of 
Suffolk, and the Boston Lunatic Hospital at South Boston, are 
under the care and government of a Board of Twelve Directors, 
one half of whom are chosen annually, by concurrent vote of 
the City Council, in January or February. 

This Board is entitled 

THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS, 

and is composed of the following persons, viz. : 

Alderman. 
Francis E. Faxon. 

Common Council. 
William W. Clapp, Jr. Joseph Robbins. 



II 



Ezra H. Baker, 

Pelham Bonney, 
Otis Kimball, 



Timothy C. Kendall. 

Joseph Smith, Pres. 

Moses Kimball. 



For one year. 
Seth Adams, 

For two years. 
Osmyn Brewster, 

For three years. 
Geo. A. Curtis, 
Thacher Beal, Clerk of Directors. 
William Willett and Guy C. Underwood, Office Clerks. 
Office 8 and 10 City Hall Avenue, Niles Block. 
The Board of Directors meet at their office each Friday 
afternoon, at 4 o'clock. 

Tlie Steamer Henry Morrison, which is under the direction 
of this Board, runs daily from the City to Deer Island. 
George Loring, Captain. Pay $250 per month for the boat 
and crew. [The steamer's dock is at the Eastern Depot 
Wharf.] 

HOUSE OF INDUSTRY. 

John M. Moriarty, Superintendent and Physician. Salary 
$1,000. [Appointed by Directors.] 

There is also paid by the Trustees of the Boylston and Mason 
Funds, to the Chaplain, $470. 



HOUSE OF REFORMATION. 

This Institution was established for the Education and Refor- 
mation of Juvenile Offenders. 

In the House of Reformation Department, there is paid to 
the Male Teacher $700, and the two Assistants $300 each; 
and to the Matron $200. [These officers are appointed 
by the Directors.] 

HOUSE OF CORRECTION AT SOUTH BOSTON. 

Charles Robbins, Master. Salary $1,300, and board in House. 
[Chosen by City Council, in January or February.] 

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Deputy Master. — Silas P. Walker. Salary $800, and board 
in House. 

Clerk to Master. — P.R.Irwin. Salary $600, and board in 

House. 

Chaplain. — Rev. J. T. Burrill. Salary $1,100. 
There are also eight Male Assistants, salary from $450 to 

$600 each, and board ; and two Female Assistants, salary 

from $250 to $350 each, and board. 

[The Deputy Master and other officers are appointed by 
the Board of Directors.] 

BOSTON LUNATIC HOSPITAL. 

Clement A. Walker, M. D., Superintendent and Physician to the 
above Institution and House of Correction. Salary $1,500, 
and board in the House. [Chosen by the Directors.] 
There are also attached to this Institution, one Male and 

one Female Supervisor; seven Male Attendants. $200 each; 

seven Female Attendants, $130 each. 

The Gate Keeper to the enclosures of the Institutions at 

South Boston receives $300, and board. 

OVERSEERS OF THE POOR. 
[Charter, § 52.] 
(Chosen in each Ward where they reside.) 
Ward No. 1 — John Pratt, 195 Salem street. 

2 — Jacob C. Wentworth, 19 Chelsea street. 
3 — John Carr, 30 Andover street. 
4 — Silas Durkee, 50 Howard street. 
5 — John White, 38 Leveret street. 
6— John H. White, 26 Grove street. 
7 — John Coleman, 33 Washington Square. 
8 — John W. Warren, 49 Harrison Avenue. 
9 — Oliver R. Robbins, 61 Warren street. 
10 — Israel S. Trafton, cor. Hudson and Harvard sts. 
11 — Daniel C. Berry, 154 Shawmut Avenue. 
12 — Samuel Newmarch, 179 Fourth street. 
James Phillips, Secretary. 



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The Board meet on the first and third Wednesdays of every 
month, at 3 P. M., at their office, 50 School street. 

The Overseers of the Poor are likewise incorporated as a 
Board of Trustees of John Boylston's and other charitable 
funds, left for the assistance of persons of good character and 
advanced age, " who have been reduced by misfortune to indi- 
gence and want." 

John W. Warren, Treasurer and Cleric of the Corporation. 

The meetings of the Board of Trustees are held in April 
and October. 



LAMPS. 

[Orel. p. 317.] 

William Barnicoat, Superintendent of Lamps. Office City 
Building. Salary $1,000 per annum, and $200 for Clerk 
hire. [Appointed by the Mayor and Aldermen. City Or- 
dinances, p. 317.] 

There are 2,373 Gas Lamps in the City proper; 280 Gas 
Lamps in East Boston; 280 Gas Lamps in South Boston. 
Total, 2,933. 

There are 495 Fluid Lamps in City proper; 292 in East 
Boston ; 407 in South Boston and Washington Tillage. To- 
tal 1,194. 



PUBLIC BUILDINGS. 

[Ord. p. 399.] 

The Public Buildings of the City and County comprise the 
City Hall, the Registry of Deeds, the Court House, Faneuil 
Hall, and Faneuil Hall Market House, the New Stone Jail 
and Dead House, the Institutions at South Boston and Deer 
Island, the Old State House, the City Building, (so called,) 
all the Grammar and Primary Schoolhouses, and all the 



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Engine, Hydrant, and Hook and Ladder Houses in the city, 
besides other buildings used for public purposes. 
Samuel C. Nottage, Superintendent of Public Buildings. Office, 
City Hall. Salary 1,500. [Chosen by concurrent vote.] 

Henry Taylor, Superintendent of Faneuil Hall. Salary $200, 
and $100 for an assistant. [Appointed by Mayor and Alder- 
men. Ord. p. 146.] 



PUBLIC LANDS. 

[Ord. Dec. 26, 1856, Dec. 28, 1857.] 

The Board of Public Land Commissioners, Jesse Holbrook, 
Chairman, Benjamin James, Newell A. Thompson, Calvin A. 
Richards, John C. Tucker, Jonathan Preston, Otis Clapp, 
Harrison O. Briggs, Alexander Wads worth, Joseph Rob- 
bins, Benjamin G. Boardman, Joseph W. Howard. 

Robert W. Hall, Superintendent of Public Lands. Office, City 
Hall. Salary $1,500. [Chosen by concurrent vote.] 

The Superintendent has the care and custody of all the Public 
Lands belonging to the City, "except the Common, the land 
and flats west of Charles street, Deer Island, the lands con- 
nected with the Public Institutions at South Boston or any 
other lands held for specific purposes." 

John Galvin, Superintendent of the Common, Malls, and Public 
Squares. Paid by annual contract. [Appointed by the 
Committee on the Common, <fec] 



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PUBLIC LIBRARY. 

[Ord. p. 324.] 
Instituted A. J). 1852. 
Trustees. — Hon. Edward Everett, President, George Ticknor, 
John P. Bigelow, Nath'l B. Shurtleff, Wm. W. Greenough, 
Samuel D. Crane, George P. Sanger. [Chosen by concur- 
rent vote.] 

Superintendent. — Charles C. Jewett. Salary $2,000. [Nom- 
inated by Trustees and elected by City Council. Ord. July 
2,1857.] 

Librarian. — Edward Capen. Salary $1,500. [Chosen by 
concurrent vote.] Samuel M. Bedlington, Assistant. 

Although the need of a public library had been for a 
considerable time felt and acknowledged, and a small number 
of volumes of a miscellaneous character had been sent to the 
City Hall with a view to the future formation of such an in- 
stitution, nothing definite in relation thereto was done until 
the fifth of August, 1850, when Hon. John P. Bigelow, then 
mayor of the city, contributed the sum of one thousand dol- 
lars for the purpose of establishing the Public Library. This 
donation, being the first money that was given for the object, 
was received joyfully and funded by the City Council; and the 
Committee on the Library were directed " to proceed with as 
little delay as possible to carry into effect the establishment 
of a Free Public Library." 

Joshua Bates, Esq., of London, whose early life was passed 
in Boston, having offered to this city the munificent sum of 
fifty thousand dollars towards the purchase of books for the 
Public Library of the city, if the city would erect a suitable 
building for that purpose, — on the 24th of February, 1853, 
an order was passed by the City Council, authorizing the Com- 
mittee on the Library, in conference with the Board of Trus- 
tees, to purchase a suitable site. for the erection of a building 



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which should be fully adapted for the purpose of the Library, 
including Mr. Bates's donation. Accordingly, said Committee 
purchased 23,384 feet of land on Boylston street, opposite 
the Common, upon which an elegant and commodious edifice 
has been erected, at a cost to the city, for land and building, 
amounting to about $365,000. 

This building was finished and delivered into the custody of 
the City Council, and by the City Council was transmitted 
to the care of the Trustees of the Public Library, with ap- 
propriate ceremonies, on January 1, 1858. 

Besides the above-mentioned donations in money, the sum 
of ten thousand dollars was subsequently given by Hon. Jona- 
than Phillips, and another sum of the same amount was be- 
queathed by the late Hon. Abbott Lawrence. All of these 
sums have been funded by the City Council, and their annual 
proceeds are expended for the purchase of books of perma- 
nent value. 

The sum of one thousand dollars was given by the late Sam- 
uel Appleton, Esq., and the same amount by Mrs. Sally I. K. 
Shepard, for the purpose of procuring books for the imme- 
diate use of the public. 

The Library is open every day, with the exception of Sun- 
days and the legal holidays, for the delivery of books for home 
use, from 10 A. M. to 8 o'clock, P. M. ; and the Reading Rooms 
connected therewith are open from 9 A. M. to 10 o'clock P.M. ; 
both which privileges are enjoyed freely by all of suitable ages 
who agree to conform to the regulations of the Public Library. 



MARKET. 

[Ord. p. 149. Ord. June 9, 1859.] 

Charles B. Rice, Superintendent of Faneuil Hall Market. Sal- 
ary $1,300. [Appointed by the Mayor and Aldermen.] 
Amos Dodge, Deputy Superintendent. Salary $900 per annum. 
Sullivan Sawin, Weigher. Salary $35 per month. 



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The limits of Faneuil Hall Market include the lower floor, 
porches and cellars of the building called Faneuil Hall Mar- 
ket, and the streets on each side thereof, called North Mar- 
ket street and South Market street, except the northerly 
sidewalk of North Market street and the southerly sidewalk 
of South Market street ; and also all those parts of Commer- 
cial street and the street lying between the Market building 
and Faneuil Hall, comprised between the inner lines of said 
sidewalks, extended easterly and westerly across said street. 
Also the basement story and cellars under Faneuil Hall, and 
the area around the same, called Faneuil Hall Square. 



POLICE DEPARTMENT. 

[Orel. p. 386.] 

This department is under the immediate direction of the 
Mayor, by whom its officers and members are nominated and 
appointed, subject to the approval of the Board of Aldermen. 
It is employed in the detection of criminals, and has the su- 
perintendence of places of public amusement, carriages, wag- 
ons, trucks, pawnbrokers, junk shops, intelligence offices, &c. 

Under the present organization, the Police are divided into 
day and night police ; the night police performing the duties 
formerly devolving on watchmen. 

Daniel J. Coburn, Chief of Police. Salary $2,200. Office, 

City Hall. Luther A. Ham, Deputy. Salary $1,500. 
Horace G. Barrows, Clerk of Police. Salary $1,000. 
George H. Mears, Assistant Clerk. 

Rufus C. Marsh, Superintendent of Coaches, Carriages, fyc. 
George W. Oliver, Superintendent of Trucks, Wagons, fyc. 

There are eight Police Stations, the location and officers of 
which are as follows : — 



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Station No. 1. 

Old Hancock Schoolhouse, Hanover street. 

Edward H. Savage, Captain. 

Arnold C. Whitcomb, Nathaniel G. Davis, Lieutenants. 

Station No. 2. 

Williams Court. 

William K. Jones, Captain. 

Oliver Whitcomb, Harrison Marsh, Lieutenants. 

Station No. 3. 

Leveret street. 

Asa Morrill, Captain. 

Franklin Comee, Moses Briggs, Lieutenants. 

Station No. 4. 

Washington street, at Boylston Market. 

George Churchill, Captain. 

Wm. E. Hough, Calvin P. Elliot, Lieutenants. 

Station No. 5. 

East Dedham street. 

George M. King, Captain. 

Cyrus Small, William Chadbourn, Lieutenants. 

Station No. 6. 

Broadway, South Boston. 

Robert Taylor, Captain. 

Henry T. Dyer, Geo. N. Morse, Lieutenants. 

Station No. 7. 

Paris street, above Maverick Square. 

Isaiah Atkins, Captain. 

James Adams, Alvan S. Drew, Lieutenants. 

Station No. 8, (Harbor Police.) 
Commercial street, opposite Union Wharf. 

, Captain. 

Foster B. Tarbett, John Prince, Lieutenants. 



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CONSTABLES. 

[Ord. p. 115.] 

Appointed and Qualified. 



Edmund P. Barker, 
William Blaisdell, 
William H. Brown, 
Francis V. Bulfinch, 
William Calder, 
Silas Carlton, 
Lemuel Clark, 
Derastus Clapp, 
William 0. Cheswell, 
Joseph D. Coburn, 
Chase Cole, 
Rufus R. Cook, 
George R. Curtis, 
Daniel B. Curtis, 
James Curtis, 
Albert G. Dawes, 
Charles H. Dennie, 
George B. Dexter, 
John G. Dunbar, 
Ephraim Eliot. 
Ephraim W. Farr, 
Samuel N. Furber, 
Eben F. Gay, 
William M. Hatstat, 
Zaccheus Holmes, 
Alexander Hopkins, 
James Hunkins, 
John Huston, 
Luther Hutchins, 
Frederick P. Ingalls, 



Edward J. Jones, 
William F. A. Kelly, 
John T. Lawton, 
John C. Leighton, 
Thomas J. Loud, 
William D. Martin, 
William H. Mason, 
C. Judson Merrill, 
Harum Merrill, 
William Munroe, 
Henry Nichols, 
Daniel C. Page, 
John C. Pattee, 
David Patterson, 
Nathaniel A. Pennock, 
George D. Phillips, 
James Pierce, 
Isaac Pierce, 
William F. Reed, 
Edwin Rice, 
Thomas M. Smith, 
James E. Spear, 
Oliver H. Spurr, 
Henry C. Stratton, 
Henry Taylor, 
Jacob C. Tallant, 
Samuel S. Vialle, 
Edward A. Yose, 
William Whitwell, 
John Wilson. 



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The following Constables attend the Ward Meetings of the 
citizens on Election Day. 



Ward 

1 — James E. Spear. 
2 — William Munroe. 
3— William Calder. 
4 — George D. Phillips. 
5 — David Patterson. 
6_William Whitwell. 



Ward 

7 — Nathaniel A. Pennock. 

8 — Ephraim W. Farr. 

9_William 0. Cheswell. 
10 — Zaccheus Holmes. 
11 — Albert G. Dawes. 
12— John T. Lawton. 



Constables appointed by the Mayor and Aldermen to make 
complaints against Truant Children and Absentees from 
School. [City Ordinances, pp. 546, 549. Salary $1,000 
each per annum.] 



William F. Reed, 
John C. Pattee, 



Chase Cole. 



PRINTING AND ADVERTISING. 

Messrs. George C. Rand & Avery, 3 Cornhill, City Printers. 
Work done by contract. [City Ordinances, p. 396.] 

The newspapers in which the City Ordinances, Advertisements, 
fyc. are published, comprise all the daily papers. [Selected 
by the City Council, usually in the month of April.] 



SEWERS. 

[Ord. p. 487.] 

Simeon B. Smith, Superintendent of Common Seivers. Office, 
City Hall. Salary $1,200. [Chosen by concurrent vote.] 



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SOLICITOR. 

[Ord. p. 489.] 

John P. Healy, City Solicitor, Office, No. 46 Court street. 
Salary $4,000, and $1,200 for clerk hire and office expenses. 
[Chosen by concurrent vote.] 



STREETS. 



The Board of Aldermen are Surveyors of Highways. [Char- 
ter, § 41.] 

Alfred T. Turner, Superintendent of Streets. Office, City Hall. 
Salary $1,700. [Chosen by concurrent vote. City Ordi- 
nances, p. 520.] 



TREASURY DEPARTMENT. 

Frederic U. Tracy, City and County Treasurer and Collector. 
Salary $3,250 ; and $6,500 for permanent assistant clerks. 
[Chosen by the City Council in Convention, in May. City 
Charter, § 42.] 

DEPUTY COLLECTOKS. 



James Pierce, 
Alexander Hopkins, 
Eben F. Gay, 
Ephraim L. Eliot, 



Henry Nichols, 
Edwin Rice, 
Francis Y. Bulfinch. 



[Appointed by Treasurer. Statutes 1821, ch. 110, §§ 11, 13. 
City Ordinances, p. 537.] They are also appointed Constables 
by the Mayor and Aldermen. 



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Elisha Copeland, City Auditor. Salary $2,500, and $2,200 for 
clerk hire. [Chosen by concurrent vote of the City Coun- 
cil, in May. City Ordinances, p. 160.] 



WATER DEPARTMENT. 

[Ord. p. 568.] 
COCHITUATB WATER BOARD. 

Office 119£ Washington Street. 
John H. Wilkins, President. 



Ebenezer Johnson, 
Samuel Hall, 
Clement Willis, 



Gilbert E. Pierce, 
George Dennie. 
George P. French. 



Chosen by concurrent vote. 
Samuel N. Dyer, Clerk. 

William F. Davis, Water Registrar. Salary $1,500. 

Office, City Hall. 

[Chosen by concurrent vote. Ordinances, p. 571.] 



CITY ENGINEER. 



James Slade. Salary $2,800. Office, County Building, Court Sq. 
[Chosen by concurrent vote. Ordinances, p. 425.] 
N. Henry Crafts, Assistant Engineer. Salary $1,200. 



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The following City Officers are paid by fees, aud are annually 
appointed by the City Council. [Ordinances, pp. 330, 346.] 

Surveyor of Marble. — Thomas J. Bayley. 

Inspector of Lime. — Andrew Abbot. 

Fence Viewers. — Guy C. Haynes, Melzar Stetson. 

Cullers of Hoops and Staves. — Lewis Beck, Benjamin Abbot. 

Field Drivers and Found Keepers. — Samuel Stiuson, Joseph 
Gallup, James Underhill. 

Weighers, and Inspectors of Lighters and otherVessels. — Abijah R. 
Tewksbury, Henry Curtis, John Davis, John W. Means. 
[Appointed in March or April. Ordinances, p. 48. Ord. 
Feb. 18, 1857.] 



The following are appointed by the Mayor and Aldermen. 

Weighers of Hay, fyc. — North Scales. — John R. Bradford. 

South Scales. — Maurice B. Rowe. [Ordinances, p. 237.] 
Measurers of Upper Leather. — William Bragdon, George W. 

Bragdon. [Ordinances, p. 321.] 

Measurers of Wood and Bark. — Timothy Abbot, B. G. Pres- 
cott. George Hall, Wm. Keith, Sewall C. Cobb. [Ordi- 
nances, p. 598.] 

Measurer of Grain. — Rufus B. Bradford. [Statutes, April 26, 
1855, May 21, 1855.] 

City Crier. — George Hill. [Licensed from time to time, until 
the first day of May following. Ordinances, p. 137.] 

Sealers of Weights and Measures — C. J. B. Moulton, Henry A. 
Davis. [Ordinances, pp. 583, 592.] 

Inspectors and Weighers of Bundle Hay. — Israel M. Barnes, 
Samuel B. Livermore, B. M. Nevers, Caleb W. Hartshorn, 
Joseph Urann, Henry R. Andrews, Charles S. Kendall, 
Henry Emerson, Isaac Bullard, William S. Holmes, Jasper 
H. Eaton. [Ordinances, p. 235.] 



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COUNTY OFFICERS. 

SUPERIOR COURT FOR CRIMINAL BUSINESS. 
[Ord. p. 119.] 

The duties of Judges of this Court are performed by the Jus- 
tices of the Superior Court, or some one of them. [Act 
1859, chap. 196; Gen. Stat., chap. 114.] 

George W. Cooley, District- Attorney. Salary $3,000. [Elected 
by the people in 1859, for three years from the 1st Wednes- 
day of January, I860.] 

Augustus 0. Brewster, Assistant district- Attorney. Salary, 
$1,800. [Stat. 1856, chap. 67; Gen. Stat, chap. 14, § 32. 
Appointed by the Executive.] 

Francis H. Underwood, Clerk. Salary $2,000, and one half 
of the excess of fees above that sum. [Elected by the 
people in 1859, to fill the vacancy caused by the death of 
Thomas W. Phillips, Esq. His term expires the 1st 
Wednesday of January, 1862.] 

SHERIFF. 

John M. Clark, Sheriff and Jailer. Salary $2,500. [Elected 
by the people in 1859, for three years from the 1st Wed- 
nesday of January, I860.] 

Deputy- Sheriffs. 

George W. Loud, i Benjamin F. Bayley, 

William P. Baker, Erastus W. Sanborn, 

Alonzo F. Neale, ' Francis 0. Irish, Chelsea. 

William S. Bartlett, Deputy Jailer. 

CORONERS. 

Charles Smith, • William M. Cornell, 



Edwin Rice, 
Erastus W. Sanborn, 
Jacob Herrick, 
Charles H. Stedman, 
William Andrews, 



Jasper H. York, 
J.S.H.Fogg, 
Erastus Rugg, 
Hamlett Bates, Chelsea. 
Edward Floyd, Winthrop. 



POLICE COURT. 
[Ord. p. 124.] 

John Gray Rogers, Sebeus C. Maine, George D. Wells, Jus- 
tices oj the Police Court and of the Justices' Court. Salary 
$2,500 each. [Gen. Stat. ch. 116, § 33.] 



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Seth Tobey, Cleric. Salary $1,800. [Ord. pp. 90, 93, 97.] 

William Knapp, Assistant Clerk. Salary $1,600. [Rev. Stat. 

cli. 7.] Jacob Homer, Second Assistant ClerTc. Salary 

$1,500. Samuel L. Knapp, Third Assistant ClerTc. Salary 

$900. Wm. T. Connoly, Fourth Asst. Cleric. Salary $900. 

COURT OF PROBATE AND INSOLVENCY. 
Office, Court Square. 
Isaac Ames, Judge. Salary $3,000. 
William C. Brown, Register. Salary $3,000. 
Samuel L. Thorndike, Assistant Register. Salary $1,500. 
The Judge of Probate is appointed by the Executive. The 
Register was elected by the people in 1858, for five years. 
[Stat. 1858, Chap. 93.] 

REGISTRY OF DEEDS. 
Office, Court Square. 
James Rice, Register of Deeds. Paid by Fees. [Elected 
March 26, I860, to fill the vacancy caused by the resigna- 
tion of Henry Alline. New election in November. 1861.] 
Daniel S. Gilchrist was appointed Register pro tempore by the 
Board of Aldermen, March 5, 1860. 



The Judge of Probate and Insolvency and the Justices of the 
Police Court are the Inspectors of Prisons. [Rev. Statutes, 
p. 784. Act 1843, ch. 61, § 2.] 

William Knapp, Secretary to the Inspectors. Salary $75. 

The Judge of Probate and the three Justices of the Police 
Court, constitute the Board of Accounts for the County. 
[Revised Statutes, p. 164. Ordinance, p. 130.] They are 
allowed $3 for each daj's actual service in auditing the 
County Accounts. 

William Knapp, Secretary. Salary $75. 

William Easterbrook, Keeper of the County Court House. Sal- 
ary $700. 

Samuel Canning, Assistant Keeper. Salary $700. [Appointed 
by Mayor and Aldermen, subject to approval of Supreme 
Court.] 

Silas Warren, Superintendent of the Lock-ups under the Court 
House. [Detailed for this duty from the Police Depart- 
ment, by the Chief of Police.] 



SCHOOL COMMITTEE 

FOR 1860. 



Hon. Frederic W. Lincoln, Jr., Mayor, ex officio. 

J. Putnam Bradlee, President of the Common Council, ex 

officio. 



TERM EXPIRES JAN. 1801. 


TEUM EXPIRES JAN. 1862. 


TERM EXPIRES JAN. 18G3. 


Ward. 

1-George Fabyan, 
Charles A. Turner. 


Adino B. Hall, 
William A. Krueger. 


George F. Haskins, 
Charles 0. Eaton. 


2-J. Harvey Woodbury, 
Richard Beeching. 


John Noble, 
Samuel T. Cobb. 


J. Wesley Hinckley, 
Seth C. Ames. 


3-Moses C. Greene, 
Daniel P. Simpson. 


Edward D. G. Palmer, 
Samuel H. Randall. 


John Newell. 
Aaron P. Richardson. 


4-Nathaniel B. Shurtleff, 
Ezra Palmer. 


George Bartlett, 
Loring Lothrop. 


Aurelius D. Parker, 
Robert Treat Paine, Jr. 


5-John F. Jarvis, 
William E. Townsend. 


Theophilus R. Marvin, 
Otis Norcross. 


Henry A. Miles, 
John W. Dadmun. 


6-Robert W. Hooper, 
Russell Sturgis, Jr. 


J. Baxter Upham, 
John C. Stockbridge. 


Samuel K. Lothrop, 
George W. Tuxbury. 


7-Le Baron Russell, 
Farnham Plummer. 


Charles D. Homans, 
Charles W. Sawyer. 


Patrick Riley, 
Thomas W. Parsons. 


8-George H. Lyman, 
John B. Alley. 


Thomas M. Brewer, 
Richard M. Hodges. 


Rufus Ellis, 
Elijah C. Drew. 


9- Joseph L. Drew, 
M. Denman Ross. 


Elisha Bassett, 
Edward H. Ammidown. 


William Read, 
Erastus B. Bigelow. 


10-Otis Kimball, 
James Dennie. 


Enoch C. Rolfe, 
Samuel J. M. Homer. 


Daniel C. Eddy, 
Samuel A. Green. 


11-Henry Burroughs, Jr., 
Thomas H. Chandler. 


Charles W. Slack, 
Frederic F. Thayer. 


Wm. H. Learnard, Jr., 
Matthias Rich, Jr. 


12-George William Dennett, 
John Duncan. 


Thomas Dawes, 
Choate Burnham. 


Samuel W. Bates, 
Lewis C. Whiton. 



John D. Philbrick, Superintendent of Public Schools. 

Office in City Hall, Office hours from 12 to 1 o'clock. 

Barnard Capen, Secretary of the School Committee. 



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ORGANIZATION 



BOARD OF SCHOOL COMMITTEE 



STANDING COMMITTEES. 

COMMITTEE ON ELECTIONS. 

Messrs. Samuel W. Bates, 46 Washington street. 
Joseph L. Drew, 52 Warren street. 
Charles A. Turner, 364 Hanover street. 
William A. Krueger, 42 Sheafe street. 
Aurelius D. Parker, 20 Court street. 

COMMITTEE ON RULES AND REGULATIONS. 

Messrs. Henry A. Miles, 15 Allen street. 

Samuel K. Lothrop, 12 Chestnut street. 
William Read, 713 Washington street. 
Faenham Plummee, 40 State street. 
Chaeles W. Slack, 13 Kilby street. 

COMMITTEE ON SALAEIES. 

Messrs. Ezea Palmee, 1 Tremont Place. 

Theo. R. Maevin, 42 Congress street. 
Adino B. Hall, b9 Salem street. 
M. C. Greene, 15 Green street. 
Frederic E. Thayee, 43 Kilby street. 

committee on accounts. 

Messrs. John B. Alley, 35 Boylston street. 

Enoch C. Rolpe, 563 Washington street. 
Elijah C. Deew, 40 State street. 
Otis Norcross, 10 McLean street. 
Geoege Baetlett, 3 Tremont Place. 
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COMMITTEE ON TEXT-BOOKS. 

Messrs. S. K. Lothrop, 12 Chestnut street. 
Le Baron Russell, 1 Otis Place. 
George H. Lyman, 152 Tremont street. 
Loring Lothrop, 48 Bowdoin street. 
Henry Burroughs, Jr., 82 Waltham street. 

committee on schoolhouses. 

Messrs. Otis Kimball, 38 Comnion street. 

Nathaniel B. Shurtleff, 2 Beacon street. 
George W. Tuxbury, 19 Court street. 
Thomas M. Brewer, 131 Washington street. 
Erastus B. Bigelow, 65 City Exchange. 

committee on music. 

Messrs. William Read, 713 Washington street. 
J. Baxter Upham, 31 Chestnut street. 
Le Baron Russell, 1 Otis Place. 
Aaron P. Richardson, 17 Green street. 
Samuel J. M. Homer, 100 Federal street. 



LATIN AND HIGH SCHOOLS. 



LATIN SCHOOL, BEDFORD STREET. 
COMMITTEE. 

George W. Tuxbury, Chairman, 19 Court street. 
Nathaniel B. Shurtleff, 2 Beacon street. 
Rufus Ellis, 4 Exeter Place. 
William Read, 713 Washington street. 
John B. Alley, Secretary, 35 Boylston street. 

Francis Gardner, Master. 

Edwin H. Magill, Sub-Master. 

Charles J. Capen, Edwin A. Gibbens, George W. C. Noble, 

Moses Merrill, and Joseph A. Hale, Ushers. 
N. B. M. De Montrachy, Teacher of French. 



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ENGLISH HIGH SCHOOL, BEDFORD STREET. 
COMMITTEE. 

S. K. Lothrop, Chairman, 12 Chestnut street. 

Henry A. Miles, 15 Allen street. 

George Fabyan, 191 Salem street. 

William E. Townsend, Secretary, 15 Cambridge street. 

Edward H. Ammidown, 104 Federal street. 

Thomas Sherwin, Master. 
Charles M. Cumston, First Sub-Master. 
Luther W. Anderson, Second Sub-Master. 
Ephraim Hunt and Charles Carroll, Ushers. 
William N. Bartholomew, Teacher of Drawing. 



girls' high and normal school, mason street. 

committee. 

Le Baron Russell, Chairman, 1 Otis Place. 
Ezra Palmer, 1 Tremont Place. 
George H. Lyman, 152 Tremont street. 
Thomas M. Brewer, 131 Washington street. 
Henry Burroughs, Jr., Secretary, 82 Waltham street. 

William H. Seavey, Master. 
Head Assistant. 

assistants. 

Harriet E. Caryl, Helen W. Avery, 

Maria A. Bacon, Emma A. Temple, 

Margaret A. Badger, Catharine Knapp, 

Mary E. Scates. 

Carl Zerrahn, Teacher of Vocal Music. 
William N. Bartholomew, Teacher of Drawing. 
Jules Macheret, Teacher of French. 



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THE SCHOOL DISTRICTS, 

ARRANGED IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER. 



ADAMS SCHOOL DISTRICT. 

COMMITTEE. 

Samuel T. Cobb, Chairman, 2 Belmont Square. 

J. Wesley Hinckley, 29 Meridian street. 

John Noble, 81 Lexington street. 

J. Harvey Woodbury, 4 Princeton street. 

Seth C. Ames, 13 Meridian street. 

Richard Beeching, Secretary, 95 Princeton street. 



ADAMS SCHOOL, BELMONT SQUARE, EAST BOSTON. 



Percival W. Bartlett, Master. 

CI. I., Div. 1, Boys and Girls. 
Robert C. Metcalf, Sub-Master. 

CI. I., Div. 2, Boys and Girls. 



Jane S. Tower, Head Assistant. 

Cl. I., Div. 1, Boys and Girls. 
Margaret J. Allison, Head Assistant. 

Cl. II., Div. 1, Girls 
Elizabeth E. Lothrop, Head Assistant. 

Cl. II., Div. 1, Boys. 



Assistants. 



Fanny R. Edmunds, 

Cl. III., Div. 1, Girls. 

Sarah F. Cooke, 

Cl. Ill- Div. 1, Boys. 

Eliza A. Wiggin, 

Cl. IV., Div. 1, Girls. 



Cl. I V., Div. 1, Boys. 
Lucy A. Wiggin, 

Cl. IV., Div. 2, Girls. 
Sarah J. DArcy, 

Cl. IV., Div. 2, Boys. 



Chas. Butler, Teacher of Vocal Music. 



PRIMARY SCHOOLS. 



Teachers. 


Location. 


Sub-Committees 


Rosa L. Morse, 


No. 1 Sumner street, 




Emily C. Morse, 


2 " " 


► Mr. Cobb. 


Louisa D. Pratt, 


3 « 


Sarah F. Wiggin, 


4 " " 




Annette A. Webster, 


Adams Schoolhouse, 




Sarah E. Washburn, 


No. 1 Webster street, 




Mary H. Allen, 


2 " " 




Susan D. Wilde, 


3 " " 


-Mr. Ames. 


Mary E. McLoud, 


4 « 




Esther L. Morse, 


5 II M j 





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BIGELOW SCHOOL DISTRICT. 

COMMITTEE. 

Thomas Dawes, Chairman, 52 Gr street. 

Choate Burnham, 284 Broadway. 

George Wm. Dennett, Secretary, 372 Broadway. 

John Duncan, Fourth street, near F. 

Samuel W. Bates, 46 Washington street. 

Lewis C. Whiton, Gates street. 



BIGELOW school, fourth street, south boston. 



Joseph Hale, Master, 

Cl. I., Div. 1. 
Chas. Goodwin Clark, Sub-Master, 

Cl. I., Div. 2. 



Rachel C. Mather, Head Assistant, 

Cl. I., Div. 1. 
Julia M. Baxter, Head Assistant. 

Cl. II., Div. 1. 
Celinda Seaver, Head Assistant. 

Cl. IV., Div. 2. 



Assistants. 



Lucy E. Lovell, 

Cl. II., Div. 2. 
Jane M. Cherrington, 

Cl. II., Div. 3. 
Martha C. Jenks, 

Cl. III., Div. 1. 
Emily A. Russell, 

Cl. in., Div. 2. 



Louisa M. Wellington, 

Cl. III., Div. 3. 
Elizabeth Williams, 

Cl. IV., Div. 1. 
Lucy C. Bartlett, 

Cl. IV., Div. 3. 

Washington Village Branch. 
Roxanna N. Blanchard, 
Cl. IV., Div. 4. 



Elizabeth Dodge, Teacher of Sewing. 
Albert Drake, Teacher of Music. 

primary schools. 



Teachers. 

Sarah E. R. Manning, 
Elizabeth A. Groves, 
Kate A. Clement, 
Ruth S. Dillaway, 
Annie C. Gill, 
Tiley Ann Bolkcom, 
Josephine B. Cherringti 
Sarah A. Graham, 
Maria A. Cook, 
Emeline L. Tolman, 
Mary Ann Spear, 



Location. 




Sub- Committees. 


No. 1-Hawes Hall, 


Mr 


. Bates. 


4 a a 


a 


Dennett. 


5 " " 


a 


Dennett. 


6 " " 


a 


Whiton. 


7 a « 


u 


Whiton. 


8 " " 


it 


Bates. 


Rear of Hawes Hall, 


u 


Burnham. 


Lyceum Hall, 


a 


Burnham. 


Washington Village, 


a 


Duncan. 


a a 


a 


Duncan. 


a u 


u 


Dawes. 



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BOWDOIN SCHOOL DISTRICT. 

COMMITTEE. 

Robert W. Hooper, Chairman, 107 Beacon street. 

Nathaniel B. Shurtleff, 2 Beacon street. 

J. Baxter Upham, 31 Chestnut street. 

William E. Townsend, 15 Cambridge street. 

Loring Lothrop, 48 Bowdoin street. 

Russell Sturgis, Jr., 13 Joy street. 

M. C. Greene, 15 Green street. 

Farnham Plummer, 40 State street. 

Aaron P. Richardson, 17 Green street. 

Robert Treat Paine, Jr., Secretary, 42 Court street. 



bowdoin school, myrtle street. 

Daniel C. Brown, Master. Rebecca Lincoln, 2d Head Assistant, 

Cl. I., Div. 3. 
Mary A. Murdock, 1st Head Assistant, Marcy Ann Smith, 3d Head Assistant, 
Cl. L, Div. 2. Cl. I., Div. 1. 

Assistants. 



Mary S. Robinson, 

Cl. II., Div.l. 

Elizabeth B. Mitchell, 

Cl. II., Div. 2. 
Hannah S. Andrews, 

_ Cl. III., Div. 1. 
Sophia B. Horr, 

Cl. III., Div. 2. 



Martha A. Palmer, 

Cl. III. Div. 3. 
Irene W. Wentworth, 

Cl. IV., Div. 1. 
Mary M. Clapp, 

Cl. IV., Div. 2. 
Mary A. Proctor, 

Cl. IV., Div. 3. 



Charles Butler, Teacher of Music. 



Teachers. 

Malverda N. Parker, 
Mary A. Howe, 
C. Eliza Wason, 
Charlotte A. Curtis, 
S. Elizabeth Adams, 
Marianne Stephens, 
F. D. R. Whitman, 
Olive Ruggles, 
Sarah A. Cushing, 



Location. 



Sub- Committees. 



No. 



1-Bowdoin Sq. Ch., Mr. Plummer. 
2 " " " Plummer. 



1-Joy street, 
1-Fruit street, 
1-Revere street, 
2 " " 
1 -Blossom street, 

2 " " 

3 " " 



Upham. 

Paine. 

Sturgis. 

Lothrop. 

Townsend. 

Richardson. 

Richardson 



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BOYLSTON SCHOOL DISTRICT. 

COMMITTEE. 

Aurelius D. Parker, Chairman, 20 Court street. 

Charles D. Homans, 12 West street. 

Robert W. Hooper, 107 Beacon street. 

Le Baron Russell, 1 Otis Place. 

Patrick Riley, 10 Lincoln street. 

Farnham Plummer, 40 State street. 

Joseph L. Drew, 52 Warren street. 

Samuel A. Green, Secretary, 19 Kneeland street. 

Charles W. Sawyer, Pearl Street House. 

Thomas W. Parsons, 16 Winter street. 

BOYLSTON SCHOOL, FORT HILL. 

William T. Adams, Master, Willard S. Cobb, Usher, 
Cl. I., Div. 1, Boys and Girls. CI. II., Div. 1, Boys. 

John Jameson, Sub-Master, Lucy C. Howard, Head Assistant, 
Cl. I., Div. 2, Boys and Girls. Cl. I., Div. 1., Boys and Girls. 

Assistants. 



Clarinda R. F. Treadwell. 






Sarah Fuller, 


Cl. II., Div. 2, Boys. 






Cl. IV., Div. 1, Boys. 


Maria A. Moulton, 






Ellen McKendry, 


_ Cl. II., Div. 1, Girls. 






Cl.IV.,Div.3, Girls. 


Caroline Leavitt, 






Mary L. Holland, 


CI. III., Div. 1, Girls. 






Cl. IV., Div. 2, Boys. 


Rosetta M. Hodges, 






Caroline W. Marshall, 


Cl. III., Div. 1, Boys. 






Cl. IV, Div. 3, Boys. 


Ellen M. S. Treadwell, 






Frances H. Nichols, 


Cl. IV., Div. 1, Girls. 






Cl. IV., Div. 4, Boys. 


Mary S. Smith, 






Mary E. Nichols, 


Cl. IV, Div. 2, Girls. 






Cl. IV., Div. 4, Girls. 


Eliza A. '. 


Baxter, Teacher of Seivinq. 


Chas. Butler, Teachei 


■ of Vocal Music. 




PRIMARY SCHOOLS. 


Teachers. 




Location. 


Sub- Committees. 


Sarah A. Lombard, No 


. 1- 


-Lane Place, ^ 


Margaret F. Tappan, 
Maria W. Parker, 


2 
3 


a a 
it u 


> Messrs. Russell and Plum- 
) mer. 


Adelia E. Edwards, 


4 


u u 


Emily Peaslee, 


5 


u a 


Mr. Drew. 


Abby M. Parker, 
Mary E. Sawyer, 


6 

7 


a a 


1 Mr. Parker. 


Maria B. Clapp, 


8 


u a 


Mr. Drew. 


Celeste Weed, 


9 


a a 


7 Messrs. Riley and Par- 
C sons. 


A. E. N. Treadwell, 




Fort Hill, 


Anna M. Desmond, 


1- 


Williams street, Mr. Hooper. 


Angelia M. Newmarch, 


2 


u 


" " Sawyer. 


Octavia C. Heard, 


3 


11 


" " Hooper. 


Maria J. Cobnrn, 


4 


u 


u r " Sawyer. 


Mary G. Hillman, 


5 


u 


Julia B. Lombard, 




Purchase Place, ) „ n 
Belcher Lane, { Homans - 


Anna M. Lecain, 




Harriette B. Cutler, 




u 


" Green. 


H. Isabella Hopkins, 




u 


t4 } Messrs. Riley and Par 
£ sons. 


Lydia B. Felt, 




High street, Mr. Green. 


Mary A. Davis, 




u a 


" Hooper. 


Celia Hixon, 




U (1 


" Plummer. 



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BRIMMER SCHOOL DISTRICT. 

COMMITTEE. 

John B. Alley, Chairman, 35 Boylston street. 
George H. Lyman, 152 Tremont street. 
William Read, Secretary, 713 Washington street. 
Otis Kimball, 38 Common street. 
Enoch C. Rolfe, 563 Washington street. 
Edward H. Ammidown, 101 Boylston street. 
Erastus B. Bigelow, 87 Boylston street. 
Elisha Bassett, 335 Tremont street. 
Samuel A. Green, 19 Kneeland street. 
M. Denman Ross, 76 Boylston street. 

BRIMMER SCHOOL, COMMON STREET. 



Joshua Bates, Master, 

Cl. I., Div. 1. 
Wm. L. P. Boardman, Sub-Master, 
Cl. I., Div. 2. 



William Reed, Usher, 

Cl. II., Div. 1. 

Rebecca L. Duncan, Head Assistant. 



Assistants. 



Mary E. Beck, 

Cl. II., Div. 2. 
Augusta H. Farrar, 

Cl. II., Div. 3. 
Mercie T. Snow, 

Cl. III., Div. 1. 
Susan P. Cunningham, 

Cl. III., Div. 2. 
Amanda Snow, 

Cl. III., Div. 3. 



Harriet E. Howard, 

Cl. IV., Div. 1. 
Harriet N. Lane, 

Cl.IV., Div. 2. 
Mary M. Knight, 

Cl. IV,. Div. 3. 
Mercy A. Davie, 

Cl. IV., Div. 4. 



Edwin Bruce, Music Teacher. 



PRIMARY SCHOOLS. 



Teachers. 

Elizabeth Goodridge, 
Eliza E. Foster, 
Ellen F. Andrews, 
Sarah R. Bowles, 
M. Anne Bourne, 
Dorcas B. Baldwin, 
Deborah K. Burgess, 
Sarah Farley, 
Martha J. Cooledge, 
Rebecca J. Weston, 
Cath. M. E. Richardson, 



No. 





Location. 


Sub- Committees. 


1- 


-Brimmer Sch. ho. 


, Read and Kimball. 


2 


u a 


Kimball and Read. 


1- 


Warren street, 


Green and Alley. 


2 


u a 


Alley and Lyman. 


3 


u u 


Bigelow and Ammidown, 


4 


a a 


Read and Green. 


5 


a a 


Ammidown and Ross. 


6 


a u 


Kimball and Bassett. 


1- 


-Newbern Place, 


Bassett and Rolfe. 


2 


a u 


Lyman and Ross. 


3 


u u 


Ross and Bigelow. 



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CHAPMAN SCHOOL DISTRICT. 

COMMITTEE. 

J. Harvey Woodbury, Chairman, 4 Princeton street. 

J. Wesley Hinckley, 29 Meridian street. 

Samuel T. Cobb, 2 Belmont Square. 

John Noble, Secretary, 81 Lexington street. 

Seth C. Ames, 13 Meridian street. 

Richard Beeching, 95 Princeton street. 



CHAPMAN SCHOOL, EUTAW STREET. 



John P. Averill, Master, 

Cl. I., Div. 1. 
William H. Ward, Sub-Master, 

Cl. I., Div. 2. 
Emily Ward, 1st Head Assistant, 

Cl. I., Div. 1. 



Philura Wright, Head Assistant, 

Cl. I., Div. 2. 
Maria D. Kimball, Head Assistant, 

Cl. II., Div. 1. 



Cl. II., Div. 1. 
A. Delia Stickney, 

Cl. II., Div. 2. 
Mary E. Moore, 

Cl. III., Div. 1. 
Louisa M. Collyer, 

Cl. III., Div. 1. 



Assistants. 



Mary A. H. Pingree, 
Cl. IV., Div. 1. 



Cl. IV., Div. 1. 
Anne E. Walker, 

Cl. IV., Div. 2. 
Sarah T. Butler, Porter-street Branch, 

Cl. IV., Div. 2. 



Charles Butler, Music Teacher. 



Teachers. 

Mary C. Hall, 
Louisa Curtis, 
Elizabeth G. Johnson, 
Huldah H. Mitchell, 
Emily C. Sturtevant, 
Mary D. Day, 
Jane E. Beale, 
Sarah A. Pratt, 
Helen A. Banks, 
Mary E. Morse, 
Sarah A. Small, 
Zelinda L. Barnes, 
Josephine J. Jones, 
Hannah F. Crafts, 
Harriet N. Tyler, 



PRIMARY SCHOOLS. 

Location. 

No. 1-Lexington street, 

2 " " 

3 " " 
1 -Porter street, 

9 u u 

3 " " 

4 a a 

5 " " 



Sub- Committees. 
> Mr. Beeching. 

1 
I 
J>Mr. Woodbury. 

J 



l-Saratogast.No.224"] 

« u " <■<■ 

€> it a a a I 

1 « "No. 374 M, Noble. 



Monmouth street, 
Bennington Hall, 



Mr. Beeching- 



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DWIGHT SCHOOL DISTRICT. 

COMMITTEE. 

Frederic F. Thayer, Chairman, 6 Concord Square. 
Enoch C. Rolfe, 563 Washington street. 
Henry Burroughs, Jr., 82 Waltharn street. 
Thomas H. Chandler, 18 Dover street. 
Matthias Rich, Jr., 997 Washington street. 
Joseph L. Drew, 52 Warren street. 
William H. Learnard, Jr., 61 Rutland street. 
Charles W. Slack, Secretary, 10 Garland street. 
Daniel C. Eddy, 23 Decatur street. 
James Dennie, 20 Eliot street. 

DWIGHT SCHOOL FOR BOYS, SPRINGFIELD STREET. 

James A. Page, Master, Lucius A. Wheelock, Usher, 

Cl. I., Div. 1. Cl. II., Div. 1. 

Charles Hutchins, Sub-Master, Anna C. Ellis, Head Assistant, 

Cl. I., Div. 2. Cl.I.,Div. 1. 

Assistants. 



Lucretia S. Josselyn, 

Cl. II., Div. 2. 
Jane M. Hight, 

Cl. III., Div. 1. 
Anna F. Halstrick, 

Cl. III. Div. 2. 
Gertrude Taylor, 

Cl. III. Div. 3. 
Mary U. Farr, 

Cl. IV., Div. 1. 



Clara B. Gould, 

Cl. IV., Div. 2. 
Martha A. Joslin, 

Cl. IV., Div. 3. 
Eliza B. Snow, 

Cl. IV., Div. 4. 
Mary T. Ross, 

Cl. IV., Div. 5. 



Charles Butler, Teacher of Music. 

DWIGHT SCHOOL FOR GIRLS, SPRINGFIELD STREET. 

George B. Hyde, Master, Eliza A. Harding, Head Assistant, 

Cl. I., Div. 1. Cl 1., Div. 1. 

Assistants. 
Frances E. Keller, Louisa Tucker, 

Cl. I., Div. 2. Cl. III., Div. 2. 

Janet M. Crighton, Ann J. Bolden, 

Cl. II., Div. 1. Cl. IV. Div. 1. 

Elnora G. Wright, Betsey H. Warren, 

Cl. II., Div. 2. Cl. IV., Div. 2. 

Susan E. Green, Sarah W. Pollard, 

Cl. III., Div. 1. Cl. IV. Div. 3. 

Mrs. E. L. Browne, Teacher of Sewing. 
Charles Butler, Teacher of Music. 



PRIMARY SCHOOLS. 

Location. 
1 -Rutland street. 
2 " " 



Teachers. 
Mary F. Moore, No. 

Augusta A. Davis, 
Mary C. R. Towle, 3 

Henrietta Draper, 4 " " 

Eliza G. Swett, 5 " " 

Jane P. Titcomb, 6 " " 

Caroline F. Barr, 1 Old Dwight Schoolhouse, 
Elizabeth Newman, 2 " " " " 

Eliza C. Gould, 3 " " " " 

Anna R. Frost, 4 " " " " 

Caroline S. Lamb, 5 " " " " 

Ellen S. Wildes, 6 Smith's Bl., 80 Springfield 
Lydia F.Blanchard, 7 Vestry Shawmut Av. Ch. 



Mr. 



st. " 



Sub- Committees. 
Eddy. 
Chandler. 
Burroughs. 
Thayer. 
Dennie. 
Drew. 

Rich. 

Slack. 

Rolfe. 

Learnard. 

Slack. 

Thayer. 



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ELIOT SCHOOL DISTRICT, 

COMMITTEE. 

John P. Jarvis, Chairman, 59 Leveret street. 

George Fabyan, 191 Salem street. 

Edward D. G. Palmer, 13 Portland street. 

Adino B. Hall, 89 Saletn street. 

M. C. Greene, 15 Green street. 

Charles A. Turner, Secretary, 364 Hanover street. 

William A. Krueger, 42 Sheafe street. 

George F. Haskins, 2 North Square, 

Charles 0. Eaton, 89 Salem street. 

Samuel H. Randall, 7 Chilson Place. 



ELIOT SCHOOL, NORTH RENNET STREET. 



Samuel W. Mason, Master, 

Cl. I., Div. 1. 
McLaurin F. Cook, Sub-Master, 

Cl. I., Div. 2. 



Elizabeth M. Turner, 
Cl. II., Div. 2. 

S. Carrie Goodrich, 
Cl. II., Div. 3. 

Anna E. Dyke, 

Cl. III., Div. 1. 
Flora A. Ho! brook, 

Cl. III., Div. 2. 
Frances M. Bodge, 

Cl. III., Div. 3. 
Angeline M. Cole, 

Cl. III., Div. 4. 



Walter H. Newell, Usher. 
Cl. II., Div. 1. 

Abby A. Marsh, Head Assistant. 
Cl. I., Div.l. 



Assistants. 



Fanny R. Richardson, 

Cl. IV., Div. 1. 
Clara H. Nickerson, 

Cl. IV., Div. 2. 
Georgianna D. Russell, 

Cl. IV., Div. 3. 
Sophia Shephard, 

Cl. IV., Div. 4. 
Anna L. Learnard, 

Cl. IV., Div. 5. 



Charles Butler, Teacher of Music. 



PRIMARY SCHOOLS. 



Teachers. 


Location. 


Sub- Committees. 


Sarah F. Train, 


No. 1-Snelling Place, 


Mr. Krueger. 


Cornelia A. Adams, 


2 " ' " 


a 


Greene. 


Clarissa Davis, 


3 " " 


a 


Palmer. 


Louisa Myers, 


4 « « 


a 


Turner. 


Sarah C. Chevaillier, 


5 " " 


u 


Jarvis. 


Harriet S. Boody, 


6 " " 


u 


Krueger. 


Eliza Brintnall, 


1-22 Charter street, 


u 


Randall. 


Susan D. Knowlton, 


2 « a u 


u 


Eaton. 


Mary A. Cushing, 


3 " " " 


a 


Hall. 


Juliaette Davis, 


4 u a u 


a 


Palmer. 


Sarah Ripley, 
Julia Ann Cutts, 


1 rear 22 Charter st. 

2 " " " " 


}" 


Fabyan. 


L. Isabelle Tewksbury, 


3 « a a u 


a 


Eaton. 


Helen M. Warner, 


1-Hanover Avenue, 


n 


Turner. 


Mary E. Barrett, 


2 " " 


a 


Randall. 


Maria A. Gibbs, 


3 " " 


u 


Haskins. 



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FRANKLIN SCHOOL DISTRICT. 

COMMITTEE. 

Thomas H. Chandler. Chairman, 18 Dover street. 

Joseph L. Drew, 52 Warren street. 

Charles W. Slack, 10 Garland street. 

Frederic F. Thayer, 6 Concord Square. 

William H. Learnard, Jr., Secretary, 61 Rutland street. 

Henry Burroughs, Jr., 82 Waltham street. 

Daniel C. Eddy, 23 Decatur street. 

Matthias Rich, Jr., 997 Washington street. 

Enoch C. Rolfe, 563 Washington street. 

James Dennie, 20 Eliot street. 



FRANKLIN SCHOOL, RINGGOLD STREET. 



Samuel L. Gould, Master. 
Mary H. Ellis, Head Assistant. 

CI. I., Div. 1. 
Catharine T. Simonds, Head Assistant. 

CI. III., Div. 1. 



Sarah A. Gale, Head Assistant, 
CI. IV., Div. 1. 



Assistants. 



L. Isabel Barry, 

Cl. I.. Div. 2. 
Lydia H. Einmons, 

Cl. II., Div. 1. 
P. Catherine Bradford 

Cl. II., Div. 2. 
Elizabeth J. Brown, 

Cl. III., Div. 2. 



Sarah P. Mitchell, 
Cl. ill., Div. 3. 

Mary J. Leach, 

CI. IV., Div. 2. 

Mary A. Mitchell, 
Cl. IV., Div. 3. 



Cl. IV., Div. 4. 
Maria S. Wolcott, Teacher of Sewing. 
Charles Butler, Teacher of Music. 



PRIMARY SCHOOLS. 



Teachers. Location. 

No. 1-Genesee street, 



Jane S. Hobart, 
Susan H. Chaffee, 
Abbie K. Sweetser, 
Helen E. Eaton, 
Emeline J. Brown, 
Josephine G. Whipple, 
Ellen Wright, 
Lucy M. Beck, 
Eliza J. Dyar, 
Eliza Ann Tirrill, 
Hannah M. Coolidge, 
Harriet M. Faxon, 
Caroline A. Miller, 
Elizabeth P. Cummings, 



1-West Castle street, 

2 " " " 

1-Indiana Place, 
2 " " 

1-Groton street, 

2 " 

3 " 

4 " 

5 " 

6 " 
Franklin Schoolhouse, 



Sub- Committees. 
Mr. Slack. 
!- " Drew. 

y " Dennie. 

• " Eddy. 

" Rolfe. 

" Chandler. 

" Rich. 

" Thayer. 

" Burroughs. 

- " Learnard. 



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HANCOCK SCHOOL DISTRICT. 

COMMITTEE. 

Adino B. Hall, Chairman, 89 Salem street. 
George Fabyan, 191 Salem street. 
Edward D. Gr. Palmer, 13 Portland street. 
Charles A. Turner, Secretary, 364 Hanover street. 
William A. Krdeger, 42 Sheafe street. 
George Bartlett, 3 Tremont Place. 
Charles 0. Eaton, 89 Salem street. 
Robert Treat Paine, Jr., 42 Court street. 
John Newell, 10 Crescent Place. 
George F. Haskins, 2 North Square. 
Aaron P. Richardson, 17 Green street. 



HANCOCK SCHOOL, RICHMOND PLACE 

George Allen, Jr., Master, 

CI. I., Div. 1. 
Phineas G. Parmenter, Sub-Master, 

Cl. I., Div. 2. 



Angelina A. Brigharn, Head Assistant, 
CI. I., Div. 1. 



Assistants. 



Susan W. Porter, 
CI. I., Div. 3. 

Emily O. Spencer, 
CI. II., Div. 1. 

Sarah E. White, 

_ CI. II., Div. 2. 

Henrietta L. Pierce, 
Cl. II., Div. 3. 

Helen M. Hitchings, 
Cl. III., Div. 1. 

Ellen A. Hunt, 
Cl. ill. 



Esther F. Wilder, 

Cl. III., Div. 2. 
Elizabeth W. Ayer, 

Cl. III., Div. 3. 
Achsah Barnes, 

Cl. III., Div. 4. 
Malvina R. Brigharn, 

Cl. IV., Div. 1. 
Marv S. Gale, 

Cl. IV., Div. 2. 



Mary A. Coffin, Teacher of Saving. 
Edwin Bruce, Teacher of Music. 



Teachers. 



Mary L. Cunningham, 
Sarah L. Shepard, 
Sarah F. Ellis, 
Nancy B. Seaver, 
Amelia M. Bell, 
Elizabeth F. Frye, 
Emily A. Tewksbury, 
Margaret W. Hall, 
Adeline S. Bodge, 
Harriet B. Vose, 
Eunice Linsley, 
Martha F. Boody, 
Esther F. Mansfield, 
Anna H. Burns, 
Susan Page, 
Betsey L. Canedy, 
Kate S. Sawyer, 



PRIMARY SCHOOLS. 








Location. 






Sub- Committees. 


). 1-Thacher street, 




Mr 


. Eaton. 


2 " " 




« 


Bartlett. 


3 " " 




a 


Krueger. 


1-N. Margin street, 


a 


Turner. 


2 " " 
1-Hanover street, 


} 


a 


Fabyan. 


2 « " 




u 


Turner. 


3 " " 




a 


Palmer. 


1-Bennet Avenue 

2 " " 


'} 


u 


Haskins. 


1 -Sheafe street, 


n 


Hall. 


2 " " 




i 


Richardson. 


3 " " 




u 


Krueger. 


1-Cooper street, 

2 " " 


i 


(( 


Paine. 


3 " " 

4 " <c 


\ 


a 


Newell. 



•no 

LAWRENCE SCHOOL DISTRICT. 

COMMITTEE. 

Choate Burnham, Chairman, 284 Broadway. 

George Wm. Dennett, Secretary, 372 Broadway. 

Thomas Dawes, 52 G- street. 

Joseph L. Drew, 52 Warren street. 

John Duncan, Fourth street, near F. 

Lewis C. Whiton, Gates street. 

Samuel W. Bates, Old Harbor street. 

LAWRENCE SCHOOL, THIRD STREET, SOUTH BOSTON. 



Josiah A. Stearns, Master, 

Cl. I , Div. 1. 
Henry C. Hardon, Sub-Master, 

Cl. I., Div. 2. 
L. F. Bradlev, Head Assistant, 

Cl. I., Div. 1. 



Lizette C. Merrill, 

Cl. II., Div. 3. 
Alice Cooper, 

Cl. III., Div. 1. 
Martha J. Newmarch, 

Cl. Ill , Div. 2. 
Olive M. Jefferds, 

Cl. III., Div. 3. 
E. S. Jefferds, 

Cl. III., Div. 4. 



Mary W. Conant, Head Assistant. 

Cl. II., Div. 1. 
Kate W. Towne, Head Assistant. 

Cl. II. Div. 2. 



Assistants. 



Margarette A. Moody, 

CI. IV., Div. 1. 

Louisa C. Richards, 
Cl. IV., Div. 2. 

Jane Louisa Sharpe, 
Cl. IV., Div. 3. 

Mary V. Dillaway, 
Cl. IV., Div. 4. 



Sarah J. Bliss, Teacher of Sewing. 
Albert Drake, Teacher of Music. 

PRIMARY SCHOOLS. 



Teachers. 

Lucinda Smith, 
Olive W. Green, 
Sarah S. Blake, 
Elizabeth S. Allen, 
Mary F. Peeler, 
Mary F. Baker, 
Elizabeth Hill, 
Mary K. Davis, 
Sarah V. Cunningham, 
Sarah K. Glover, 
Rebecca H. Bird, 
Mary Lincoln, 
Anna R. Thornton, 
Mary A. Macnair, 
Laura A. Reed, 
Sarah F. Hall, 





Location. 








Sub- Committees. 


No. 1- 
2 


-Silver street, 

n it 




Mr 


. Drew. 


3 


ll 


a 




a 


Duncan. 


4 


u 


a 






a 


Bates. 


5 


u 


a 






u 


Duncan. 


6 


a 


a 






n 


Bates. 


1- 


Mather Schoolhouse, 


u 


Dawes. 


2 


u 




a 




u 


Dennett. 


3 

4 


u 




a 


") 






a 




it 


} 


n 


Whiton. 


5 


a 




a 


J 


n 


Bates. 


6 


a 




a 




u 


Drew. 


7 


u 




n 




(C 


Whiton. 


8 


" 




ii 




n 


Dennett. 


9 


u 




n 




n 


Dawes. 


10 


u 




u 




n 


Burnham. 



Ill 

LINCOLN SCHOOL DISTRICT. 

COMMITTEE. 

John Duncan, Chairman, Fourth street, near F. 

George Wm. Dennett, Secretary, 372 Broadway. 

Thomas Dawes, 52 G- street. 

Choate Burnham, 284 Broadway. 

Lewis C. Whiton, Gates street. 

Samuel W. Bates, Old Harbor street. 

Daniel C. Eddy, 23 Decatur street. 



LINCOLN SCHOOL, BROADWAY, SOUTH BOSTON. 



Samuel Barrett, Master, 

Cl. I., Div. 1. 
Chas. A. Morrill, Sub-Master, 
Cl. I., Div. 2. 



Marv E. Balch, Head Assistant, 

Cl. I., Div. 1. 
Martha A. Dearborn, Head Assistant, 

Cl. II. 



Lucy R. Lloyd, 

Cl. III., Div. 1. 
Laura Bartlett, 

Cl. III., Div. 2. 

Myra S. Butterfield, 
Cl. IV. Div. 1. 



Assistants. 



Cynthia H. Sears, 
Cl. IV., Div. 2. 

Ariadne B. Jewell, 
Cl. IV., Div. 3. 



Albert Drake, Teacher of Vocal Music. 
Elizabeth Bedlington, Teacher of Sewing. 





PRIMARY SCHOOLS. 




Teachers. 


Location. 


Sub- Committees. 


Laura J. Gerry, 


No. 1-Lincoln Schoolhouse, Mr. Burnham. 


Mary H. Faxon, 


2 " " 


" Bates. 


Caroline S. Burrill, 


2-Hawes Hall, 


" Duncan. 


Harriet W. Hammond, 


3 " " 


" Whiton. 


Martha E. Newmarch, 


1-City Point, 


" Eddy. 


Carrie M. Lyon, 


2 " " 


" Dawes. 


Annie E. Wallcut, 


3 " " 


" Eddy. 


Susan W. Smith, 


4 « « 


" Dennett. 



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LYMAN SCHOOL DISTRICT. 



COMMITTEE. 

J. Wesley Hinckley, Chairman, 29 Meridian street. 

J. Harvey Woodbury, 4 Princeton street. 

John Noble, 81 Lexington street. 

Samuel T. Cobb, 2 Belmont Square. 

Seth C. Ames, Secretary, 13 Meridian street. 

Charles 0. Eaton, 89 Salem street. 

Richard Beeching, 95 Princeton street. 



LYMAN SCHOOL, MERIDIAN STREET, EAST BOSTON. 



Mary S. Gage, 2d Head Assistant, 
CI. III., Div. 1, Boys. 



Hosea H. Lincoln, Master. 
James F. Blackington, Sub-Master. 

Mary O. Bulfinch, 1st Head Assistant, Cordelia Lothrop, 3d Head Assistant, 
' CI. I., Div. 2. CI. II., Girls 



Eliza F. Russell, 

Cl. III., Div. 2, Boys. 
Almira G. Smith, 

Cl. IV., Div. 1, Boys. 



Assistants. 



Mary A. Turner, 

Cl. III-IV., Div. 1, Girls. 
Amelia H. Pitman, 

Cl. IV., Div. 2, Boys and Girls. 



Charles Butler, Teacher of Vocal Music. 



1 


PRIMARY 


SCHOOLS. 




Teachers. 


Location. 


Sub- Committees, 


Mary A. Crane, 


No. 1-Paris street, 


) 


Mary F. Crosby, 


2 " 


a 


yMr. Eaton. 


Isabella A. Bilby, 


3. " 


a 


) 


Hannah C. Atkins, 


4 " 


u 


C Mr. Hinckley. 


Susan H. M. Swan, 


5 " 


a 


Hannah L. Manson, 


6 " 


a 


Angeline M. Cud worth, 


1 -Elbow street, 


Mr. Noble. 


Helen H. Plumley, 


2 " 


" 


Mr. Ames. 



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MAYHEW SCHOOL DISTRICT. 

COMMITTEE. 

Wiilliam E. Townsend, Chairman, 15 Cambridge street. 

Charles D. Homans, Secretary, 12 West street. 

T. R. Marvin, 42 Congress street. 

Atjrelitjs D. Parker, 20 Court street. 

George Bartlett, 3 Tremont Place. 

J. W. Dadmun, 67 Brighton street. 

Daniel P. Simpson, 5 Crescent Place. 



MAYHEW SCHOOL, HAWKINS STREET. 

Samuel Swan, Master, and Teacher of Alfred Hewins, Sub-Master, 

Vocal Music. Cl. I., Div. 2. 

Emily A. Moulton, Head Assistant, Qumcy E. Dickerman, Usher, 
CM., Div. 1. Cl.IL.Div.l. 



Elizabeth P. Hopkins, 

CL II., Div. 2. 

Sarah W. I. Copeland, 
Cl. III., Div. 1. 

Elizabeth L West, 
Cl. III., Div. 2. 



Assistants. 



Helen H. Pearson, 
Cl. IV., Div. 1. 

Adeline F. Cutter. 
Cl. IV., Div. 2. 

Mary G. Powell, 
Cl. IV., Div. 3. 



Teachers. 
Permelia Stevens, 
Bethia Whiting, 
Caroline Wason, 
M. Electa Lauriat, 
Mary E. Parker, 
C. W. Callender, 
Harriet A. Farrow, 
Henrietta B. Tower, 
Harriet M. Warren, 
Caroline L Brown, 



PRIMARY SCHOOLS. 

Location. 
May hew Schoolhouse, 

u a 

South Margin street, 
Merrimac street, 
Old Han'k sch. house, 

a « a a 

a (i a a 

Warren Square " 

u a 

Bennet street, 



Sub- Committees. 

Mr. Townsend. 
" Simpson. 

" Marvin. 

' Homans. 
Parker. 
Dadmun. 
Bartlett. 



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PHILLIPS SCHOOL DISTRICT. 

COMMITTEE. 

J. Baxter Upham, Chairman, 31 Chestnut street. 

Henry A. Miles, 15 Allen street. 

John C. Stockbridge, 42 Charles street. 

Otis Norcross, 10 McLean street. 

S. K. Lothrop, 12 Chestnut street. 

Loring Lothrop, Secretary, 48 Bowdoin street. 

Russell Sturgis, Jr., 13 Joy street. 

George W. Tuxbury, 19 Court street. 



PHILLIPS SCHOOL, WEST CENTRE STREET. 



James Hovey, Master. 
Amphion Gates, Sub-Master. 
Cl. I., Div. 2. 



John M. Colcord, Usher, 
CI. II., Div. 1. 

Isabella H. Wilson, Head Assistant, 
Cl. I,, Div. I. 



Assistants. 



Laura M. Porter, 
Cl. II, Div. 2. 
Hannah M. Sutton, 

Cl. III., Div. 1. 
Elvira M. Harrington, 

Cl. III., Div. 2. 
M. Josephine Dugan, 

Cl. IV., Div. 4. 



Emily A. Perkins, 

Cl. IV., Div. .3. 
Harriet A. Cunningham, 

Cl.IV., Div. 2. 
Lucy S. Nevins, 

Cl. II., Div. 3. 
Abby A. Reed, 

Cl. IV., Div. l. 



Edwin Bruce, Teacher of Vocal Music. 



Teachers. 

Mary A. Allen, 
Sarah M. Turner, 
Lydia F. Poole, 
Caroline P. Eastman, 
Abby A. Lincoln, 
Eliza A. Corthell, 
Sarah Ingalls, 
Harriet H. King, 
Emeline D. Fish, 
Ruth M. Sanborn, 



PRIMARY SCHOOLS. 

Location. 

No. 1-Southac street, 

2 " " 

3 " " 

4 " » 

1-West Cedar street, 

1 -Phillips Schoolhouse, 

2-Joy street, 

Charles-street Church, 
Western Avenue, 



Sub- Committees. 
Mr. S. K. Lothrop. 

" Sturgis. 

" Norcross. 

•" Tuxbury. 

•" Stockbridge. 

" L. Lothrop. 

" Norcross. 

" Upham. 






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QULNCY SCHOOL DISTRICT. 

COMMITTEE. 

Patrick Riley, Chairman, 10 Lincoln street. 

Rufus Ellis, 4 Exeter Place. 

Thomas M. Brewer, 131 Washington street. 

Otis Kimball, 38 Common street. 

Elijah C. Drew, 21 Harrison Avenue. 

Samuel J. M. Homer, ,100 Federal street. 

Richard M. Hodges, Secretary, 50 Chauncy street. 

Thomas W. Parsons, 16 Winter street. 

James Dennie, 20 Eliot street. 



QUINCY SCHOOL, TYLER STREET. 



Charles E. Valentine, Master,. 

Cl. I., Div. 1. 
Benj. W. Putnam, Sub-Master, 

Cl. I., Div. 2.' 
Edward Gay, Usher, 

Cl. II., Div. 1. 



Lydia A. Hanson, 

Cl. II., Div. 3. 
Julia B. Burrell, 

_ C1.II., Div. 4. 
Harriet D. Hinckley, 

Cl. III., Div. 1. 
Angeline A. Moulton, 

Cl. III., Div. 2. 
E. Maria Simonds, 

Cl. III., Div. 3. 



Teachers. 
Sophronia N. Herrick, 
Hannah A. Lawrence, 
Adeline Stockbridge, 
Lucy C. Haskell, 
Mary C. Greene, 
Charlotte L. Young, 
Sarah C. Sanderson, 
Elizabeth S. Emmons, 
Mary A. B. Gore, 
Caroline L. P. Torrey, 
Caroline M. Grover, 
Frances Torrey, 
Hannah E. Moore, 
Hannah L. Billings, 
Harriet A. Dow, 
Caroline A. Morris, 



Richard F. Putnam, Usher, 

CI. II., Div. 2. 
Josephine L. Tucker, Head Assistant, 

Cl. I., Div. 1. 



Julia A. Wheaton, 
Rebecca R. Thayer, 
Abby M. Mills, 



Assistants. 






Olive M. Page, 




Cl. IV., Div. 1. 

Sarah E. Chandler, 


Cl. IV., Div. 2. 
Elizabeth T. Bailey, 


Cl. IV., Div. 3. 
Charlotte L. Wheelwright, 


Cl. IV., Div. 
Emily B. Peck, 
Cl. IV., Div. 


4. 
5. 


PRIMARY SCHOOLS. 




Location. 


Sub- Committees. 


No. 1-East-street Place, 

2 " " a 


I Mi 


: Drew. 


3 " " " | 

4 t< " u \ 


> " 


Riley. 


1-E. Orange street, ] 


» 




2 " " 


» " 


Parsons. 


3 " "J 


I 




182 Harrison Avenue, " 


Brewer. 


1-Tyler street, " 


Drew. 


2 " " << 


Dennie. 


3 u a a 


Homer. 


4 " u u 


Dennie. 


5 » " M 


Homer. 


6 " " t< 


Ellis. 


Hudson street, ) u 
u a r 

a a a 


Hodges. 


Homer. 


Kingston street, ~) " 


Hodges. 


" u ( a 


Ellis. 


(( u \ 


• " 


Brewer. 



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WELLS SCHOOL DISTRICT. 



COMMITTEE. 

Henry A. Miles, Chairman, 15 Allen street. 
T. R. Martin, 29 Lynde street. 
John F. Jarvis, Secretary, 59 Leveret street. 
M. C. Greene, 15 Green street. 
Otis Norcross, 10 McLean street. 
John C. Stockbridge, 42 Charles street. 
John W. Dadmun, 67 Brighton street. 
Samuel H. Randall, 7 Chilson Place. 
Daniel P. Simpson, 5 Crescent Place. 



WELLS SCHOOL, BLOSSOM STREET. 



Reuben Swan, Master, 

Cl. I., Div. 1. 
William H. Swan, Sub-Master, 

CI. I., Div. 2. 



Matilda A. Gerry, Head Assistant, 
CI. I., Div. 2. 



Assistants. 



Mary S. Carter, 

Cl. II., Div. 1. 
Sarah J. Lothrop, 

Cl. II., Div. 2. 
Juliana Sparrell, 

Cl. III., Div. 1. 
Lydia S. Chandler, 

Cl. III., Div. 2. 



Sarah E. Wiggin, 
Cl. IV., Div. 1. 

Susan C. French, - 
Cl. IV., Div. 2. 

Lydia A. Beck, 

Cl. IV., Div. 3. 



Mary E. Mudge, Teacher of Sewing. 
Edwin Bruce, Teacher of Vocal Music. 

PRIMARY SCHOOLS. 



Teachers. 


Location. Sub- Committees. 


Mary F. Jones, 


No. 1-Wall street, Mr. Greene. 


Anna A. James, 


2 " 


" " Jarvis. 


Elizabeth W. Snow, 


3 " 


u I " Marvin. 


Augusta H. Foster, 


4 " 


Lucy M. A. Redding, 


5 " 


" " Stockbridge. 


Mary L. Bailey, 


6 " 


" " Jarvis. 


Elizabeth S. Grater, 


1-Milton street, " Simpson. 


Elizabeth S. Foster, 


2 " 


" " Randall. 


Maria W. Turner, 


2-Spring-street Place, " Dadmun. 


Mary S. Watts, 


2-Wells Schoolhouse, " Norcross. 



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WINTHROP SCHOOL DISTRICT. 

COMMITTEE. 

Thomas M. Brewer, Chairman, 131 Washington street. 

John B. Alley, Secretary, 35 Boylston street. 

Elijah C. Drew, 21 Harrison Avenue. 

Enoch C. Rolfe, 563 Washington street. 

Samuel J. M. Homer, 100 Federal street. 

Edward H. Ammidown, 104 Federal street. 

Bichard M. Hodges, 50 Chauncy street. 

Erastus B. Bigelow, 87 Boylston street. 

Elisha Bassett, 335 Tremont street. 

Samuel A. Green, 19 Kneeland street. 



WINTHROP SCHOOL, TREMONT STREET. 

Robert Swan, Master, Rebecca P. Barry, 3d Head Assistant, 

Cl.L.Div.1. _ CI. I., Div. 3. 

Maria L.S.Holbrook,l st Head Assistant, Almira Seymour, 4th Head Assistant, 

Cl. I., Div. 1. Cl. II. , Div. 1. 

Susan A.W. Loring, 2d Head Assistant, Martha E. Towne, 5th Head Assistant, 

Cl. I., Div. 2. Cl. II., Div. 2. 



Mary Newell, 

Cl. II., Div. 3. 
L. Ellen Sprague, 

Cl. IX, Div. 3. 
Mary E. Davis, 

Cl. III., Div. 1. 
Eliza J. Reed, 

Cl. III., Div. 2. 
Mary J. Danforth, 

Cl. III., Div. 3. 
Kate L. Perrigo, 

Cl. III., Div. 3. 

Hannah 
Charles 



Assistants. 

Georgianna Sparrell, 

CI. III., Div. 4. 
Elizabeth R. Briggs, 

Cl. IV.. Div. 1. 
Hannah H. Hosmer, 

Cl. IV., Div. 2. 
Emily M. Hathaway, 

Cl. IV., Div. 3. 
May G. Ladd, 

CL IV., Div. 4. 
Susan H. Thaxter, 

Cl. IV., Div. 4. 
A. Rolfe, Teacher of Setting. 
Butler, Teacher of Music. 



Teachers. 
Anna O. Jones, 
Mary B. Browne, 
Ellen E. Leach, 
Dora Norton, 
Mary E. Pettingill, 
Anna E. Federhen, 
Mary A. Sylvester, 
Sarah E. Lewis, 
Harriet A. Bettis, 
Priscilla Johnson, 
Fanny C. Jennison, 
Elizabeth C. Frink, 
Henrietta Madigan, 
Frances R. Honey, 



PRIMARY SCHOOLS. 






Location. 




Sub- Committees 


t. 1-Bumstead Court, 




Mr. Bassett. 


2 " " 




" Alley. 


1-East street, 




" Bigelow. 


2 " 






" Drew. 


3 " 






» Rolfe. 


4 " 






" Hodges. 


5 " 


' 




" Drew. 


6 " 






" Ammidown. 


7 " 

8 " 




} 


" Homer. 


9 " 




" Green. 


10 " 






" Brewer. 


11 " 






" Hodges. 


12 " 






" Ammidown. 



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WARD OFFICERS. 

1860. 



Ward No. 1. 

Warden, George W. Perkins. Clerk, John Glancy. 
Inspectors, Patrick Mclnerny, Charles W. Wedger, John 
Foster, Daniel McDavitt, J. B. Jackman. 

Ward No. 2. 

Warden, D. Y. Kendall. Clerk, John R. Macy. 
Inspectors, Jairus Pratt, Jr., Horace B. Butler, Andrew 
Hall, J. Q. A. Clifton, John Kennedy. 

Ward No. 3. 

Warden, Lucius A. Bigelow. Cleric, Howard M. Davis. 
Inspectors, Leroy C. Hall, Benjamin Wright, G. R. Curtis, 
Charles Whiting, Henry F. Coe. 

Ward No. 4. 

Warden, Samuel M. Quincy. Cleric, Samuel C. Burr. 
Inspectors, Charles L. Stevens, W. A. Stevens, Henry S. 
Shaw, Henry A. Choate, Julius Bacon. 

Ward No. 5. 

Warden, Frederick Crosby. Clerk, Pelham Bonney, Jr. 
Inspectors, Henry Warren, Ebed L. Ripley, Andrew Jackson, 
Eugene A. Fisher, John H. Davis. 



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Ward No. 6. 

Warden, Thomas F. Nutter. Clerk, James B. Weeks. 
Inspectors, Edward K. Gibson, Henry W. Lincoln, Rufus B. 
Farrar, Henry B. Nottage, Amos F. Learned. 

Ward No. 7. 

Warden, Edward Ryan. Clerk, John H. Barry. 
Inspectors, Patrick Lovett, John Finnegan, Eugene O'Neill, 
John McGrath, Jeremiah S. Murphy. 

Ward No. 8. 

Warden, Wm. M. Flanders. Clerk, George 0. Brigham. 
Inspectors, Morris C. Fitch, Horace T. Rockwell, John D. 
Bryant, Stephen R. Cook, Edward F. Wiswall. 

Ward No. 9. 

Warden, Franklin H. Sprague. Clerk, Joseph L. Drew, Jr. 
Inspectors, Benjamin F. Smith, John W. Morrison, John 
Weltch, Charles W. Morris, Dan'l T. Marden. 

Ward No. 10. 

Warden, Abijah Ellis. Clerk, Horace B. Fisher. 
Inspectors, Nelson Day, Ward L. Dennis, Charles C. Dar- 
ling, Theron J. Cummings, Moses C. Thompson. 

Ward No. 11. 

Warden, James B. Sargent. Clerk, Roswell D. Tucker. 
Inspectors, Robert B. Brown, Benjamin D. Whitcomb, Fred- 
ric C. Davis, Samuel A. Smith, Wm. B. Russell. 

Ward" No. 12. 

Warden, Gilbert Wait. Clerk, Hollis R. Gray. 
Inspectors, Rollin N. Hill, George W. Bail, Charles P. Ger- 
rish, Horace P. Abbott, Fred'k G. Walbridge. 



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WARDS. 

No. 1. — Beginning at the water, on the southerly side of 
the Eastern Packet Pier; thence across Commercial street 
to Richmond street ; thence by the centre of Richmond street, 
across Hanover street, to Salem street ; thence by the centre 
of Salem street to Cooper street; thence by the centre of 
Cooper street, crossing Charlestown street, to Beverly street; 
thence by the centre of Beverly to Causeway street ; thence 
across Causeway street, and in the same direction with Bev- 
erly street, to the water ; thence by the water to the point 
begun at. 

No. 2. — All East Boston and the islands. 

No. 3. — Beginning at the water on the north side of the 
Fitchburg Railroad depot, on a line which would strike the 
central line of Beverly street if extended to the water; 
thence by such line and the centre of Beverly street to 
Charlestown street; thence across Charlestown street, and 
by the centre of Cooper street, to Salem street ; thence by 
the centre of Salem street to Richmond street; thence by 
the centre of Richmond street to Hanover street; thence by 
the centre of Hanover street to Court street; thence by the 
centre of Court street to Green street ; thence by the centre 
of Green street to Leveret street ; thence by the centre of 
Leveret street to Causeway street ; thence by the centre of 
Causeway street to Lowell street ; thence by the centre of 
Lowell street, and by a line in the same direction with 
Lowell street, to the water ; thence by the water to the point 
begun at. 

No. 4. — Beginning at the water, on the southerly side of 
the Eastern Packet Pier; thence across Commercial street 



121 



to Richmond street ; thence by the centre of Richmond street 
to Hanover street ; thence by the centre of Hanover street 
to Court street; thence by the centre of Court street to 
Green street ; thence by the centre of Green street to Stan- 
iford street; thence by the centre of Staniford street to 
Cambridge street; thence by the centre of Cambridge street 
to Temple street ; thence by the centre of Temple street and 
Mount Yernon street to Park street; thence by the centre 
of Park street to Tremont street ; thence by the centre of 
Tremont street to Winter street ; thence by the centre of 
Winter street to Washington street ; thence by the centre of 
Washington street to Milk street ; thence by the centre of 
Milk street to India street; thence across India street by a 
straight line to the water on the south side of Central wharf; 
thence by the water to the point begun at. 

No. 5. — Beginning at the water at the easterly end of 
Cambridge Bridge ; thence by the centre of Cambridge street 
to Staniford street ; thence by the centre of Staniford street 
to Green street; thence by the centre of Green street to the 
junction of Lynde and Leveret streets ; thence by the centre 
of Leveret street to Causeway street ; thence by the centre 
of Causeway street to Lowell street ; thence by the centre 
of Lowell street, and by a line in the same direction with 
Lowell street, to the water; thence by the water to the point 
begun at. 

No. 6. — Beginning at the water, at the easterly end of 
Cambridge Bridge ; thence by the centre of Cambridge street 
to Temple street ; thence by the centre of Temple and Mount 
Vernon streets to Beacon street ; thence by the centre of 
Beacon street and the Western avenue to the boundary line 
between Boston and Roxbury, on the Western avenue; thence 
northerly by said boundary line to the water; thence by the 
water to the point begun at. 

No. 7. — Beginning at the water on the south side of Cen- 
tral wharf; thence across India street by a straight line to 
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Milk street ; thence by the centre of Milk street to Wash- 
ington street; thence by the centre of Washington street to 
Winter street; thence by the centre of Winter street to 
Tremont street ; thence by the centre of Tremont street to 
West street ; thence by the centre of West street and Bed- 
ford street to Kingston street ; thence by the centre of Kings- 
ton street to Essex street; thence by centre of Essex street 
to South street ; thence by centre of South street to Summer 
street ; thence by centre of Summer street and by a straight 
line in continuation thereof to the water on the northerly 
side of Summer street wharf; thence by the water to point 
begun at. 

No. 8. — Beginning at the water on the northerly side of 
Summer street wharf; thence by a straight line in continua- 
tion of the centre of Summer street, and by the centre of 
Summer street to South street ; thence by the centre of South 
street to Essex street; thence by the centre of Essex street 
to Kingston street; thence by the centre of Kingston street 
to Bedford street; thence by the centre of Bedford street 
and West street to Tremont street; thence by the centre of 
Tremont street to Eliot street ; thence by the centre of Eliot 
street to Washington street ; thence across Washington street 
to Kneeland street; thence by the centre of Kneeland street 
to Federal street ; thence crossing Federal street by a straight 
line to the water on the southerly side of Howe's wharf; 
thence by the water to the point begun at. 

No. 9. — Beginning at the boundary line between Boston 
and Roxbury, on the Western avenue ; thence by the centre of 
the Western avenue and Beacon street to Park street; thence 
by the centre of Park street to Tremont street ; thence by 
the centre of Tremont street to Warren street; thence by 
the centre of Warren street to Washington street ; thence by 
the centre of Washington street to West Castle street; 
thence by the centre of West Castle street to Tremont street ; 
thence by the centre of Tremont street to the Railroad 



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Bridge; thence by the centre of the Boston and Worcester 
Railroad to the boundary line between Boston and Roxbury ; 
thence by said boundary line to the point begun at. 

No. 10. — Beginning at the water on the southerly side of 
Howe's wharf; thence by a straight line across Federal street 
to Kneeland street; thence by the centre of Kneeland to 
Washington street ; thence across Washington street to Eliot 
street 
street 
street 
street 
street 



thence by the centre of Eliot street to Tremont 
thence by the centre of Tremont street to Warren 
thence by the centre of Warren street to Washington 
thence by the centre of Washington street to Dover 
thence by the centre of Dover street to the water at 
the northwesterly end of the Dover street Bridge ; thence by 
the water to the point begun at. 

No. 11. — Beginning at the boundary line between Boston 
and Roxbury, on the Boston and Worcester Railroad ; thence 
by the centre of the Boston and Worcester Railroad to the 
Railroad Bridge ; thence by the centre of Tremont street to 
West Castle street; thence by the centre of West Castle 
street to Washington street ; thence by the centre of Wash- 
ington street to Dover street; thence by the centre of Dover 
street to the water at the northwesterly end of the Dover 
street Bridge; thence by the water to the boundary line 
between Boston and Roxbury ; thence by said boundary line 
to the point begun at. 

No. 12. — All South Boston, including Washington Village, 
recently annexed to the City of Boston. 



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WARD ROOMS. 

1 Engine House, North Bennet street. 

2 School Room, Paris street, East Boston. 

3 Corner Friend and Merrimac streets. 

4 City Building, Court Square. 

5 Wells School House, Blossom street. 

6 Phillips School House, West Centre street. 

7 Engine House and Ward Room in Purchase street. 

8 School House, Mason street. 

9 School Room, Warren street. 

10 Brimmer School House, Common street. 

11 Franklin School House, Washington street. 

12 Mather School House, South Boston. 



CITY DEBT AT DIFFERENT PERIODS. 



1848 January 1st, $1,112,906 00 


1855 


January 1st, $2,367,594 21 


1849 " " 1,354,332 00 


1856 


" 2,337,188 66 


1850 " " 1,623,823 00 


1857 


" 2,631,688 66 


1851 " " 1,756,000 00 


1858 


" 3,421,038 66 


1852 " " 1,714,298 44 


1859 


" 3,007,097 72 


1853 " " 1,746,510 39 


1860 


" 3,504,558 65 


1854 " " 1,886,459 55 







POPULATION AT DIFFERENT PERIODS. 



1800 24,937 

1810 33,787 

1820 43,298 

1830 61,392 

1835 78,603 



1840 85,000 

1845 114,366 

1850 138,788 

1855 160,508 



125 



Modes and Times of Appointment of the Various City Officers. 

By virtue of an Ordinance which passed the City Council 
of Boston,, March 5, 1856, all City Officers required by the 
City Ordinances to be elected or appointed by the concurrent 
vote of the City Council, or to be appointed by the Mayor, 
by and with the advice and consent of the Board of Alder- 
men, excepting those officers, the time of whose election or 
appointment is otherwise prescribed by the Statutes of the 
Commonwealth; also, excepting the Treasurer, Auditor, and 
Assessors, shall be elected or appointed, as the case may be, on 
the first Monday of January in each year, or within sixty days 
thereafter. 

The officers comprised in the above exceptions are elected 
at the times and in the modes following. 
Assessors and Assistant Assessors — Con- 
current vote, February or March. 

Sealers of Weights and Measures and Char- 
coal Baskets — Mayor and Aldermen, - March or April. 
Weighers and Inspectors of Lighters — 

Concurrent vote, .... March or April. 
Measurers of Leather — Mayor and Alder- 
men, April. 

City Crier — Mayor and Aldermen, - - May. 

City and County Treasurer — In Conven- 
tion, - ... May. 
Auditor of Accounts — Concurrent vote, - May. 
Constables — Mayor and Aldermen, - September. 
Joint Special Committee to examine Bonds 

of City Officers, (Ord. Jan. 2, 1858,) - November. 



126 



ORATORS OF BOSTON. 

APPOINTED BY THE PUBLIC AUTHORITIES. 



ON THE ANNIVERSARY OF THE BOSTON MASSACRE, MARCH 5, 1770. 

1771. James Lovell, A. M. 

1772. Gen. Joseph Warren, M. D. 

1773. Benjamin Church, M. D. 

1774. Hon. John Hancock. 

1775. Gen. Joseph Warren, M. D. 

1776. Rev. Peter Thatcher. 

1777. Benjamin Hichborn, Esq. 

1778. Jonathan Williams Austin, Esq. 

1779. Hon. William Tudor. 

1780. Hon. Jonathan Mason. 

1781. Hon. Thomas Dawes. 

1782. Hon. George Richards Minot. 

1783. Thomas Welch, M. D. 

ON THE ANNIVERSARY OF THE NATIONAL INDEPENDENCE, JULY 4, 1776. 

1783. John Warren, M. D. 

1784. Benjamin Hichborn, Esq. 

1785. John Gardiner, Esq. 

1786. Jonathan Loring Austin, Esq. 

1787. Hon. Thomas Dawes. 

1788. Hon. Harrison Gray Otis. 

1789. Samuel Stillman, D. D. 

1790. Edward Gray, Esq. 

1791. Thomas Crafts, Esq. 

1792. Joseph Blake, Esq. 

1793. Hon. John Quincy Adams. 

1794. Hon. John Phillips. 



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1795. Hon. George Blake. 

1796. John Lothrop, Jr., Esq. 

1797. John Callender, Esq. 

1798. Hon. Josiah Quincy. 

1799. Hon. John Lowell. 

1800. Hon. Joseph Hall. 

1801. Charles Paine, Esq. 

1802. Rev. William Emerson. 

1803. Hon. William Sullivan. 

1804. Thomas Danfortta, M. D. 

1805. Warren Button, Esq. 

1806. Francis Dana Channing, Esq. 

1807. Hon. Peter Oxenbridge Thatcher. 

1808. Andrew Ritchie, Jr., Esq. 

1809. William Tudor, Jr., Esq. 

1810. Alexander Townsend, Esq. 

1811. Hon. James Savage. 

1812. Benjamin Pollard, Esq. 

1813. Hon. Edward St. Loe Livermore. 

1814. Benjamin Whitwell, Esq. 

1815. Hon. Lemuel Shaw. 

1816. George Sullivan, Esq. 

1817. Prof. Edward Tyrrell Channing. 

1818. Hon Francis Galley Gray. 

1819. Hon. Franklin Dexter. 

1820. Hon. Theodore Lyman, Jr. 

1821. Hon. Charles Greely Loring. 

1822. Hon. John Chipman Gray. 

1823. Charles Pelham Curtis, Esq. 

1824. Francis Bassett, Esq. 

1825. Charles Sprague, Esq. 

1826. Hon. Josiah Quincy. 

1827. William Powell Mason, Esq. 

1828. Bradford Sumner, Esq. 

1829. Hon. James Trecothick Austin. 



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1830. Hon. Alexander Hill Everett. 

1831. Hon. John G-orham Palfrey. 

1832. Hon. Josiah Quincy, Jr. 

1833. Edward Goldsborough Prescott, Esq. 

1834. Richard Sullivan Fay, Esq. 

1835. Hon. George Stillman Hillard. 

1836. Henry Willis Kinsman, Esq. 

1837. Hon. Jonathan Chapman. 

1838. Rev. Hubbard Winslow. 

1839. Ivers James Austin, Esq. 

1840. Thomas Power, Esq. 

1841. George Ticknor Curtis, Esq. 

1842. Hon. Horace Mann. 

1843. Hon. Charles Francis Adams. 

1844. Hon. Peleg Whitman Chandler. 

1845. Hon. Charles Sumner. 

1846. Fletcher Webster, Esq. 

1847. Hon. Thomas Greaves Cary. 

1848. Hon. Joel Giles. 

1849. William Whitwell Greenough, Esq. 

1850. Edwin Percy Whipple, Esq. 

1851. Hon. Charles Theodore Russell. 

1852. Rev. Thomas Starr King. 

1853. Timothy Bigelow, Esq. 

1854. Rev. Andrew L. Stone. 

1855. Rev. Alonzo A.Miner. 

1856. Hon. Edward Griffin Parker. 

1857. Rev. William Rounsville Alger. 

1858. John Somers Holmes, Esq. 

1859. George Sumner, Esq. 

N. B. All the above orations have been printed at the 
request of the City Council, with the exception of those 

delivered by Benjamin Pollard, Francis Dana Channing, 

Thomas Starr King, and William R. Alger. 



129 



SCHEDULE 

Exhibiting the Terms of Service of the Members of the Board of 
Selectmen of the Town of Boston, from 1799 to 1821, inclusive. 



Charles Bulfinch, 1799 to 1817* 
David Tilden, 1799 to 1808. 
Russell Sturgis, 1799 to 1803. 
Joseph Howard, 1799 to 1803. 
Ebenezer Hancock, 1799, 1800. 
William Porter, 1799 to 1811. 
William Sherburne, 1799 to 1803. 
Joseph May, 1799. 
Samuel Cobb, 1799. 
John Tileston, 1800 to 1806. 
Ebenezer Oliver, 1800 to 1819. 
Jonathan Hunnewell, 1802 to 1819. 
John May, 1804 to 1812. 
Francis Wright, 1804 to 1812. 
Jonathan Chapman, 1804 to 1808. 
John Bray, 1806 to 1816. 
Joseph Kettle, 1807, 1808. 
Nathan Webb, 1809 to 1814. 
Joseph Foster, 1809 to 1815. 
Benjamin Weld, 1809 to 1815. 
Joseph Lovering, 1812 to 1819. 
Joseph Austin, 1813 to 1819. 



Robert Williams, 1813 to 1816. 
Edmund Hart, 1815. 
George Gr. Lee, 1816. 
Turner Phillips, 1816 to 1819. 
Henry Bass, 1817 to 1819. 
Samuel Dorr, 1817 to 1819. 
Enoch Silsby, 1817 to 1819. 
Henry Farnam, 1818. 
Lemuel Shaw, 1819. 
Benjamin Austin, 1820. 
Daniel Baxter, 1820, 1821. 
Jonathan Loring, 1820, 1821. 
Benjamin T. Wells, 1820. 
Samuel Billings, 1820, 1821. 
Eliphalet Williams, 1820, 1821. 
Greorge Brinley, 1820. 
Jeremiah Fitch, 1820, 1821. 
Abraham Babcock, 1820, 1821. 
David W. Child, 1821. 
Robert Fennely, 1821. 
Samuel A. Wells, 1821. 



* Vote of thanks given for 22 years of service, in 19 of which he filled the office of Chair- 
man of the Board. 

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130 



HOUSE RAILROADS. 



RULES AND REGULATIONS 

To be observed on the several Street Railroads in the City of 
Boston, where Cars are drawn by Horses. 

[Passed June 27, 1857, and amended January 18, 1859.] 

In the exercise of the rightful power reserved to this Board 
in the several and respective charters of the Metropolitan, 
Cambridge, Dorchester Avenue, Middlesex, and Broadway 
Railroads, it is 

Ordered, That the following rules shall be observed by the 
officers, agents, and servants of the aforesaid corporations, in 
the mode of using the rails of their respective roads in the 
streets of Boston; and the same rules shall be applied to all 
other railroads which may hereafter be located in the streets 
of Boston. 

First. — No car shall be drawn at a greater speed, in the 
city proper, in any street north of Dover street and the Fed- 
eral street bridge, than five miles an hour, nor in any other 
street in the city, at a greater speed than seven miles an hour. 

Second. — While the cars are turning the corners from one 
street to another, the horses shall not be driven faster than a 
walk. 

Third. — Cars driven in the same direction shall not ap- 
proach each other within a distance of three hundred feet, 
except in case of accident, when it may be necessary to con- 
nect two cars together, and also, except at stations. 

Fourth. — Cars running in different directions shall not be 
allowed to stop abreast each other, except at stations. 



HORSE RAILROADS. 131 

Fifth. — No car shall be allowed to stop on a cross-walk, 
nor in front of an intersecting street, except to avoid colli- 
sions, or to prevent danger to persons in the street. 

Sixth. — When the conductor of any car is required to stop 
at the intersection of two streets to receive or land passen- 
gers, the car shall be stopped so as to leave the rear platform 
slightly over the farther crossing. 

Seventh. — The conductors and drivers of each car shall 
keep a vigilant watch for all teams, carriages, persons on foot, 
and especially children, either on the track or moving in the 
direction of the track ; and on the first appearance of danger 
to such teams, carriages, persons, or children, or other obstruc- 
tion, the car shall be stopped in the shortest time and space 
possible. 

Eighth. — The conductors shall not allow ladies or children 
to enter or leave the cars while in motion. Other passengers 
may be allowed to enter the cars and depart therefrom, while 
the cars are at a full stop or nearly stopped. 

Ninth. — Conductors shall announc- to the passengers the 
names of the squares and principal streets as the car reaches 
them. 

Tenth. — Whenever there shall occur a fall of snow of suf- 
ficient depth to allow vehicles to pass over the same on run- 
ners, no snow-plough shall be allowed to pass over the sev- 
eral tracks of the Street or Horse Railroad Corporations, 
within the limits of the City of Boston, nor shall the respec- 
tive corporations cause or allow snow to be removed from 
Cheir several tracks without consent being first obtained of 
the Superintendent of Streets, with the approbation of the 
Committee on Paving. The consent for the removal of the 
snow for the opening of the tracks being refused, the several 
corporations are authorized to use a sufficient number of 
sleighs to convey passengers requring a transit over their ■. 
respective roads, day by day, until the cars can be used on the 
tracks. 



132 RAILROAD LOCATIONS. 

Eleventh. — The several corporations shall not sprinkle salt 
or any article of a decomposing nature on their tracks or 
rails, or cause or allow the same to be done by any of their 
agents, for the purpose of melting the snow ; or wash, or 
cause to be washed by any of their agents, the said tracks and 
rails with brine or pickle, for a like purpose, unless a permit 
is granted by the Superintendent of Streets, allowing the 
same to be done, and said permit shall only be granted when 
the use of said articles will not be detrimental to vehicles on 
runners crossing the tracks and rails. 

Twelfth. — The several corporations shall place and keep 
placed, a printed copy of all the rules and regulations of the 
Board of Aldermen, in a conspicuous position in each car run 
upon their respective roads. 



LOCATIONS. 

METROPOLITAN RAILROAD. 



The tracks of the Metropolitan Railroad shall be located 
as follows : but on the express condition to the location, that 
said railroad company shall, at all times after the rails are 
laid down, keep in good order and complete repair, at their own 
expense, that portion of all streets through which the said 
rails are or may be laid, lying between the rails, and also that 
portion of the street lying outside of the rails and adjacent 
thereto, extending one foot and a half from and outside of 
each rail throughout the whole length of said road in the 
streets of the City of Boston. 

Two tracks in Washington street, from the boundary line be- 
tween the cities of Boston and Roxbury to Dover street. 

Two tracks in Tremont street, from the boundary line between 
Boston and Roxbury to the Boston and Worcester Railroad 
bridge crossing. 

One track in Tremont street, from the Boston and Worces- 
ter Railroad bridge crossing to Boylston street. 



RAILROAD LOCATIONS. 133 

Two tracks in Tremont street, from Bojlston street to a point 
opposite the Granary Burying-Ground. 

One track in Shawmut Avenue, from the boundary line between 
Boston and Roxbury to Dover street. 

One track in Springfield street, from Washington street to 
Tremont street. 

One track in Waltham street, from Washington street to Tre- 
mont street. 

One track in Dover street, from Washington street to Tre- 
mont street. [Passed Aug. 7, 1855.] 

Second Location. 

In addition to the right already granted to the Metropol- 
itan Railroad Company, to lay down tracks in several streets 
of the City of Boston, the said Company shall have the right 
to lay down a single track through Washington street, from Do- 
ver street to Boylston street, thence through Boylston street to 
Tremont street. 

The said single track to be laid down in the centre of the 
roadways of said Washington and Boylston streets ; and 
the distance between the edge-stones and the rail on each 
side shall not be less than nine feet, except at the curve at 
Tremont street. 

The right to lay down this additional track is under the 
proviso, that said Metropolitan Railroad Company agree to 
comply with the express conditions contained in the order of 
location passed by the Board of Aldermen, August 6, 1855, in 
relation to keeping in good order the portion of the streets 
lying between the rails and that portion of the street 
lying outside of the rails and adjacent thereunto, extending 
one foot and a half from and outside of each rail ; also, that 
the whole work of laying down the tracks granted by this 
order, and by the order of August 7, 1855, be done under the 
direction, and to the satisfaction of the Committee on Paving 
and the Superintendent of Streets. The form of rail to be 
used to be satisfactory to the Committee on Paving, and the 



134 RAILROAD LOCATIONS. 

Superintendent of Streets, and to be approved by them. 
[Passed Aug. 7, 1856.] 

Third Location. 

In addition to the rights heretofore granted to the Metro- 
politan Railroad Company to lay down tracks in several of 
the streets of the City of Boston, the said Company shall 
have the right to lay down a single track in Tremont Street, 
from its present terminus in said street, to and across the 
open space, southerly of Scollay's Building, to the junction 
of Court street and Cornhill ; in Cornhill to Washington 
street; and in Washington street from Cornhill to its present 
track, located at the junction of Boylston and Washington 
streets. The said single track to be laid down in the centre 
of the cartway or roadway of the streets above mentioned. 

The right to lay down this additional track is under the 
express proviso and condition to the location, that said Metro- 
politan Railroad Company shall at all times, after the rails 
are laid down, keep in good order and complete repair, the whole 
of the roadway or cartway of the streets in which the track 
is located by this order, at their own expense, and to the sat- 
isfaction of the Superintendent of Streets ; and whenever the 
Board of Aldermen shall from time to time determine and 
order that any portion of the said streets, through and in 
which the track is located, by the terms and under authority 
of this order, shall be repaved, with what they shall deem to 
be the best of stone material, the whole expense of such pav- 
ing shall be paid by the Metropolitan Railroad Company, the 
work to be done by the Superintendent of Streets, under the 
authority of the Board of Aldermen. 

This location is granted under the farther express proviso 
and condition, that the Board of Aldermen reserve the right 
to permit the Middlesex Railroad Company, and any other 
Horse Railroad Company, to run cars over the track so 
located by authority of this order, for such compensation to 
be paid to the Metropolitan Railroad Company, and upon such 
terms and conditions, as the Board of Aldermen for the time 



RAILROAD LOCATIONS. 135 

being shall prescribe. Also, under the further express proviso 
and condition, that the whole work of laying down the track 
granted by this order, shall be done under the direction and 
to the satisfaction of the Committee on Paving and the Su- 
perintendent of Streets. 

Also, under the farther express proviso and condition, that 
the said Metropolitan Railroad Company shall run the cars 
over the track granted by this additional location, down Tre- 
mont street to Cornhill, down Cornhill to Washington street, 
and up Washington street to Boylston street: that is to say, 
the cars shall come in and pass down Tremont street and 
Cornhill, and go out over Washington street. 

Also under the further express proviso and condition, that in 
the construction of said track, granite blocks of such size as 
the Superintendent of Streets shall direct, shall be laid down 
inside, and outside of each rail. 

Also, under the farther express proviso and condition, that no 
higher rate of fare shall be charged in the Neck line, and 
Tremont street line, within the limits of the City of Boston, 
than four cents for each passenger. 

Also, under the further express proviso and condition, that 
the form of rail to be used shall be satisfactory to the Com- 
mittee on Paving and the Superintendent of Streets, and shall 
be approved by them. Also, that the work of laying down 
the tracks granted under the authority of this order, shall not 
be commenced before the first day of April, 1860. 

Also, on condition that the said Railroad Company shall, 
when they file their acceptance of this location with the City 
Clerk, pay into the City Treasury the sum of four thousand 
dollars towards the widening of Washington street, near 
Milk street. 

Also, under the further proviso and condition, that the said 
Metropolitan Railroad Company shall run no omnibuses 
whatever in Washington or Tremont street, after the cars 
shall commence running over the track granted in this loca- 
tion. Also, under the further express proviso and condition, that 



136 RAILROAD LOCATIONS. 

the said Metropolitan Railroad Company shall accept this 
order of location, and agree to its several provisions and 
conditions within ten days of the date of its passage ; oth- 
erwise, it shall be null and void. 

The roadway or cartway, mentioned in this order, is to include 
the whole space between the edge-stone supporting the side- 
walks on either side. [Passed Dec. 31,1859. Accepted by 
the Metropolitan R. R. Co., January 4, I860.] 

By an order passed March 8, 1859, the Metropolitan Rail- 
road Company were authorized to construct a Turnout, seventy 
feet in length, on Washington street, between Northampton 
and Camden streets, on certain conditions in said order 
specified. 



CAMBRIDGE RAILROAD. 

Commencing at the intersection of the West Boston Bridge 
with Cambridge street, thence with a double track through 
Cambridge street from the bridge to Chambers street, thence 
with a single track through Chambers street to Green street 
and Green street to Bowdoin Square, across Bowdoin Square to 
Cambridge street, thence down Cambridge street to Chambers 
street, with suitable turnouts in Bowdoin Square. 

In the s'treets where the double track is laid, the outer rail 
of each track shall be not less than nine feet six inches distant 
from the curb-stone ; and where a single track is laid, the 
outer rail shall be not less than twelve feet and three inches 
from the opposite curb-stone, excepting the necessary curves 
at the corners of the street. 

The gaugQ of the tracks shall be four feet eight and a half 
inches in width; the rails of the same size and pattern as 
those now in use on the Third Avenue Railroad, in New York 
city. The method of construction to be similar to that adopt- 
ed on the railroads in the city of New York, and the whole 
work to be done subject to the directions and to the satis- 
faction of the Board of Mayor and Aldermen and the Super- 
intendent of Streets. [Passed Dec. 4, 1854.] 



RAILROAD LOCATIONS. 137 



MIDDLESEX RAILROAD. 



Commencing at Warren Bridge, and running thence across 
Causeway street to Beverly street ; thence upon and as near 
the centre of said Beverly street as may be, to Charlestown 
street, and upon the centre of said Charlestown street, to a point 
where the northerly line of Haverhill street, extended east- 
erly, would intersect the line of said track ; thence turning 
back upon said Charlestown street and upon the centre of said 
street to Causeway street ; thence upon said street and in the 
centre of the same to Charles River Bridge, — the same to be 
with a single track only, except upon that portion of Charles- 
town street between Beverly street and Haymarket Square : 
the gauge of said track not to exceed four feet and eleven 
inches ; the rails to be of the same size and pattern as are 
used on the Third Avenue Railroad in the city of New York ; 
the method of construction to be similar to that on the rail- 
roads in the city of New York, the work to be done to the 
•satisfaction of the Superintendent of Streets and of the Com- 
mittee on Paving. [Passed Sept. 18, 1855.] 

By an order passed September 27, 1856, the Middlesex 
Railroad Company were authorized to lay down the " Dor- 
chester Avenue Rail," instead of the rail mentioned in the 
order above. 

Second Location. 

Commencing at the termination of the track, as already 
located and laid down in Charlestown street, and running 
there with a double track across Haymarket Square, between 
the Boston and Maine Railroad depot and the " Fountain En- 
closed," to a point on the line with the edge-stone on the 
northerly side of Merrimac street, there to terminate. The 
distance between the edge-stone and the outer rail on each 
side shall not be less than nine feet, except at the " Fountain 
Enclosed." 

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138 RAILROAD LOCATIONS. 

The exact location of the two tracks shall be approved by 
the Committee on Paving and the Superintendent of Streets, 
to whose satisfaction the whole work of laying down the 
tracks shall be done. The work of laying down the tracks, 
granted under the authority of this order, is not to be com- 
menced before the first day of April, 1857. {Passed Dec. 27, 
1856.] 

By an order passed May 11_> 1857, leave was granted to the 
Middlesex Railroad Company to change the location of their 
track in Charlestown street from Cooper street to Haymarket 
Square, so that the same shall be more in the centre of said 
street. 

Third Location. 

In addition to the rights already granted to the Middlesex 
Railroad Company to lay down tracks in several of the streets 
of the City of Boston, the said Company shall have the right 
to lay down a single track from its present terminus in Hay- 
market Square across Merrimac to Sudbury street, and in 
Sudbury street from Merrimac street to Court street ; in Court 
street from Sudbury street to Tremont Row ; in Tremont Row 
to the open space lying southerly of Scollay's Building, so 
called ; thence, on the track of the Metropolitan Railroad, in 
the space southerly of Scollay's Building and in Cornhill ; 
thence in Washington street from Cornhill to Dock Square ; 
in Dock Square to Union street; in Union street to Haymar- 
ket Square ; in Haymarket Square to connect with the track 
already laid down in said Square nearly opposite Cross street. 

The said single track to be laid down in the centre of the cart- 
way or roadway of the streets above mentioned, with the ex- 
ception of that in Tremont Row, which shall be laid down on 
the easterly side thereof. The right to lay down this addi- 
tional track is under the express proviso and condition to the loca- 
tion, that said Middlesex Railroad Company shall, at all times 



RAILROAD LOCATIONS. 139 

after the rails are laid down, keep in good order and complete 
repair the whole of the roadway or cartway of the streets in 
which the track is located by this order, at their own expense, 
and to the satisfaction of the Superintendent of Streets ; and 
whenever the Board of Aldermen shall from time to time de- 
termine and order that any portion of the said streets, through 
and in which the track is located by the terms and under au- 
thority of this order, shall be repaved with what they shall 
deem to be the best of stone material, the whole expense 
thereof shall be paid by the said Middlesex Railroad Com- 
pany, — the work to be done by the Superintendent of Streets, 
under the authority of the Board of Aldermen. 

Also, under the further express proviso and condition, that the 
said Middlesex Railroad Company shall — whenever the City of 
Boston shall have caused to be widened Union street, on the 
westerly side between Friend street and Marsh Lane, and 
Sudbury street, between Hawkins street and Alden street, and 
all obstructions removed from the line of widening — pay 
into the City Treasury the sum of Ten Thousand Dollars, on 
their acceptance of this location as a contribution towards 
said widening and the removal of the buildings projecting 
over the line of widening ; such widening to be made and said 
buildings to be removed at such time or times hereafter as 
the Board of Aldermen shall determine. 

Also, under the further express proviso and condition, that the 
whole work of laying down the track, granted by this order, 
shall be done under the direction, and to the satisfaction of 
the Committee on Paving and the Superintendent of Streets. 

The form of rail shall be satisfactory to the Committee on 
Paving and the Superintendent of Streets, and shall be ap- 
proved by them. 

Also, under the further express proviso and condition, that 
the said Middlesex Railroad Company shall accept this order 
of location, and agree to its several provisions and conditions 
within ten days of the date of its passage, otherwise it shall 
be null and void. 



140 RAILROAD LOCATIONS. 

Also, under the further express 'proviso and condition, that the 
Board of Aldermen reserve the right to permit the Suffolk 
Railroad Company, and any other Horse Railroad Company, 
to run cars over the track so located by authority of this 
order. 

Also, under the further proviso and condition, that the said 
Middlesex Railroad Company shall run no omnibuses within 
the limits of this city. 

It is further provided, that in laying down the rails, granite 
blocks of such size as the Superintendent of Streets shall 
direct, shall be laid down inside and outside of each rail. 

The work of laying down the track granted under the au- 
thority of this order, shall not be commenced before the 1st 
day of April, 1860. 

The roadway or cartway mentioned in this order is to include 
the whole space between the edge-stones supporting the side- 
walks on either side of the streets. 

[Passed Dec. 31, 1859. Accepted by the Middlesex Railroad 
Company, January 4, I860.] 



DORCHESTER AVENUE RAILROAD. 

Commencing on Dorchester Avenue, at the dividing line be- 
tween the town of Dorchester and the City of Boston, and 
running upon or near the centre of said Avenue to the North 
Free Bridge, thence upon and over the centre of said bridge 
to Sea street, thence upon or over the centre of Sea street to 
Broad street, thence upon or near the centre of Broad street 
to a point near the junction of Broad street and State street ; 
said track to be a single one throughout said route, with two 
turnouts, one on Broad street near the foot of Summer street, 
and one on Dorchester Avenue; said turnouts not to exceed 
100 feet each in length. 



RAILROAD LOCATIONS. 141 

The gauge of said track not to exceed more than four feet 
and eleven inches in width; — the rails to be of the same size 
and pattern as are used on the Third Avenue Railroad in the 
city of New York; — the method of construction to be simi- 
lar to that adopted on the railroads in New York; — the 
work to be done to the satisfaction of the Superintendent of 
Streets and the Committee on Bridges. [Passed Dec. 30, 1854.] 

By an order passed August 19, 1856, the Dorchester 
Avenue Railroad Company were authorized to construct two 
additional turnouts, or side tracks, not more than one hundred 
and twenty-five feet each in length, one at the end of their 
road in Broad street, and the other in Dorchester Avenue in 
South Boston, near Washington Village, and seven hundred 
feet north of Dexter street. 

By an order passed August 19, 1856, the Dorchester Av- 
enue Railroad Company were authorized to lay their track in 
Dorchester Avenue, south of Foundry street, at a distance from 
the centre of the street to the centre of the track, not exceeding four 
feet. 

By an order passed August 8, 1857, the Dorchester Avenue 
Railroad Company were authorized to construct a turnout in 
Dorchester Avenue, opposite the car-house. 

Second Location. 

The Dorchester Railway Company is authorized to con- 
struct and maintain a turnout, not exceeding 175 feet in 
length, at such a point on Broad street, between Pearl and 
State streets, as the Committee on Paving and the Superin- 
tendent of Streets shall decide. 

The turnout is granted under the proviso and condition that 
granite blocks, of such size as the Superintendent of Streets 
shall direct, shall be laid inside and outside of the rails, and 
that the whole roadway or cartway of the street, in length 
occupied by the said turnout, shall be kept in good order and 
complete repair by said Dorchester Railway Company. 



142 RAILROAD LOCATIONS. 

And it is further ordered that the said Dorchester Railway 
Company, in addition to the location already granted, is 
hereby authorized to locate and construct a single track, from 
their present track in Dorchester Avenue, over Dorchester 
street, (formerly Boston street,) to the dividing line between 
the City of Boston and the Town of Dorchester. And this 
additional location is granted under the express proviso and 
condition to the location, that the said Dorchester Railway 
Company shall pay the cost of filling up the portion of the 
said Dorchester street, occupied by their track, which will be 
required to bring said street to the grade which has been 
adopted. Further, that the track shall be laid in such portion 
of the street as the Committee on Paving and the Superin- 
tendent of Streets shall determine, and that the form of rail 
shall also be determined and approved by them. 

And further, that the mode and manner of keeping in 
repair the space within the said track, and two feet outside 
of each rail, shall be decided upon by the Committee on Pav- 
ing and the Superintendent of Streets. 

And under the further express proviso and condition to this 
location, that the said Dorchester Railway Company, or its 
lessees, shall not run any omnibuses within the limits of this 
City. 

And under the further express proviso and condition to this 
location that the work of laying down the turnout and. the 
track granted under the authority of this order shall not be 
commenced before the 1st day of April, 1860. Also, that 
the said Dorchester Railway Company shall accept this order 
of location and agree to its several provisions and conditions 
within ten days of the date of its passage, otherwise it shall 
be null and void. [Passed December 30, 1859. Accepted by 
Dorchester Railway Company, January 4, I860.] 



RAILROAD LOCATIONS- 143 

MOUNT WASHINGTON AVENUE RAILROAD. 

Commencing with a single track at the Worcester Railroad 
Freight Depot, on the southerly side of Kneeland street, 
thence continuing on the said southerly side of Kneeland 
street to Sea street, thence across Sea street, thence upon 
and over said Avenue with a double track to the foot of I 
street, South Boston. 

The gauge of said track to be four feet eight and one half 
inches, and where a single track is laid the outer rail shall 
not be less than twelve feet and three inches from the 
opposite curb-stone ; the rails shall be of the same size and 
pattern as those used on the Third Avenue Railroad, in New 
York j the method of construction to be similar to that 
adopted on the railroads in New York ; and the work to be 
done to the satisfaction of the Superintendent of Streets. 

And provided, also, that, at any time after the expiration of 
one year from the opening for use of said railroad, the tracks 
of said road may be removed by the Board of Aldermen of 
said City, if, in their opinion, the public convenience shall 
require it. [Passed Dec. 30, 1854.] 



BROADWAY RAILROAD. 

The tracks of the Broadway Railroad are located as fol- 
lows ; but on the express condition to the location, that said 
railroad company shall at all times, after the rails are laid 
down, keep in good order and complete repair, at their own 
expense, that portion of all the streets through which the 
said rails are or may be laid, lying between the rails, and 
also that portion of the street lying outside of the rails and 
adjacent thereto, extending one foot and a half from and out- 
side of each rail throughout the whole length of said railroad, 
in the streets of the City of Boston. 



144 RAILROAD LOCATIONS. 

The repairing to be done at all times to the satisfaction of 
the Superintendent of Streets. 

One track in the centre of Fourth street, from the junction 
of Fourth street with P street to K street. 

One track in the centre of K street, from Fourth street to 
Broadway. 

Two tracks in the centre of Broadway, from K street to 
the track of the Dorchester Avenue Railroad, in Dorchester 
Avenue. 

One track in Dorchester Avenue, from Broadway to the 
Federal Street Bridge, alongside of the track of the Dorches- 
ter Avenue Railroad. 

A turnout in Federal street, to connect with the track of 
the Dorchester Avenue Railroad, commencing at the southerly 
side of Lehigh street, so called, and terminating a distance of 
one hundred feet therefrom. 

One track in the centre of Kneeland street, from Federal 
street to South street. 

One track in the centre of South street, from Kneeland to 
Summer street. 

One track in Summer street, from South street to the 
track of the Dorchester Avenue Railroad, in Federal street. 

One track in the centre of Summer street, from South 
street to a point terminating at a distance of thirty feet from 
the edge-stone in front of the New South Church, with a 
suitable turnout not exceeding one hundred feet in length 
connected therewith, and extending to the same distance 
from the said edge-stone of the New South Church ; — which 
turnout shall be located in such position as the Committee 
on Paving and the Superintendent of Streets shall direct. 

The stations to be as follows : — One at the junction of 
Broadway and Dorchester street ; one at the stable in Broad- 
way, between H and I streets ; one at the junction of P and 
Fourth streets, with a suitable turnout at each station. The 
length of the turnouts at the respective stations to be deter- 



RAILROAD LOCATIONS. 145 

mined by the Committee on Paving and the Superintendent of 
Streets, but in no instance to exceed two hundred feet in 
length. 

The location of the turnout above specified in Federal 
street, between the Federal Street Bridge and Kneeland street, 
is granted upon the express condition that it shall not be laid 
down until the assent is given in writing by the Dorchester 
Avenue Railroad Company, and said assent filed with the 
City Clerk, that the track of the said Dorchester Avenue 
Railroad in Federal street shall be so changed as that, when 
the additional track for the turnout of the Broadway Railroad 
Company shall have been laid down in said Federal street, 
the two tracks of the two companies shall occupy the centre 
of said street, and the distance from the outer rail of each 
track to the edge-stone of the sidewalk shall not be less than 
nine feet. 

The location of the tracks, as above described, is granted 
with the further express condition that the whole work of 
laying down the said tracks shall be done under the direction 
and to the satisfaction of the Superintendent of Streets. 

The form of rail to be used to be satisfactory to the Com- 
mittee on Paving and the Superintendent of Streets, and to 
be approved by them. 

The location of the tracks, as above described, in Knee- 
land, South, and Summer streets, is granted with the further 
express condition that the said track shall not be used by 
any other horse railroad corporation without an express vote 
of the Board of Aldermen. [Passed March 24, 1858.] 

By an order passed August 3, 1858, leave was granted to 
the Broadway Railroad Company to connect their track with 
the track of the Dorchester Avenue Railroad on Federal street, 
by laying near the foot of Summer street two tracks, one curv- 
ing to the right and the other curving to the left, of such 
length and laid in such manner as the Superintendent of 
Streets shall direct. 
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146 RAILROAD LOCATIONS 



Second Location. 



In addition to the location already granted to the Broad- 
way Railroad Company to lay down tracks in several of the 
streets of the City of Boston, the said Company shall have 
the right to lay down a single and independent track across 
the Federal Street Bridge; thence in Federal street to 
Kneeland street, there to connect with the present track of 
said Broadway Railroad Company ; in Beach street from 
Federal street to Harrison Avenue ; in Harrison Avenue from 
Beach to Essex streets ; in Essex street from Harrison Ave- 
nue to Washington street, there to connect with the track of 
the Metropolitan Railroad Company. Permission is hereby 
granted to said Broadway Railroad Company to run cars 
over the track of the Metropolitan Railroad in Tremont 
street from West street to the space in front of Scollay's 
Building, thence to Cornhill ; in Cornhill and in Washington 
street from Cornhill to Essex street, with the right to con- 
nect with the Dorchester Railway Company's track in 
Federal street at Beach street. 

The location of the single and independent track across 
the Federal Street Bridge, and in Federal street from the 
said Bridge to Kneeland street, is granted under the express 
proviso and condition to the location, that it shall not be laid 
down until the assent is given in writing by the Dorchester 
Railway Company, and said assent filed with the City Clerk, 
that the track of the said Dorchester Railway Company, now 
located in said part of Federal street, shall be so changed 
that, when the two tracks are laid down, they shall occupy 
the centre of the cartway or roadway, so that the distance 
shall be the same from the outer rail of each track to the 
edge-stone of the side-walk on either side. 

Also, under the further express proviso and condition, that 
said Broadway Railroad Company shall, after the rails are 
laid down, keep in good order and complete repair the whole 



RAILKOAD LOCATIONS. 1.47 

of the roadway or cartway of the said Federal Street Bridge 
and Federal street, and the streets in which an independent 
location is granted by this order, (viz. Beach street, Harrison 
Avenue, and Essex street,) at their own expense, and to the 
satisfaction of the Superintendent of Streets ; and whenever 
the Board of Aldermen shall, from time to time, determine 
and order that any portion of the said streets through and in 
which the track is located, by the terms and under authority 
of this order, shall be repaved with what they shall deem to 
be the best of stone material ; the whole expense of such 
paving shall be paid by the said Broadway Railroad Com- 
pany; the work to be done by the Superintendent of Streets, 
under the authority of the Board of Aldermen. 

Also, under the further express proviso and condition, that, in 
the construction of the said track, granite blocks, of such 
size as the Superintendent of Streets shall direct, shall be 
laid down inside and outside of each rail. 

Also, under the further express proviso and condition, that the 
whole work of laying down the track granted by this order 
shall be done under the direction and to the satisfaction of 
the Committee on Paving and Superintendent of Streets. 

Also, that the form of rail to be used shall be satisfactory 
to the Committee on Paving and the Superintendent of 
Streets, and shall be approved by them. Also, that the work 
of laying down the tracks granted under the authority of this 
order shall not be commenced before the first day of April, 
1860. Also, that said Broadway Railroad Company shall 
run no omnibuses in the City proper. 

Also, under the further express proviso and condition, that the 
said Broadway Railroad Company shall accept this order of 
location and agree to its several provisions and conditions 
within twenty days of the date of its passage, otherwise it 
shall be null and void. 

Also, under the further express proviso and condition, that the 
compensation to be paid by the Broadway Railroad Company 



14-8 RAILROAD LOCATIONS. 

to the Metropolitan Railroad Company, for running their 
cars over the track built by said Metropolitan Railroad Com- 
pany, shall be such as the Board of Aldermen, for the time 
being, shall prescribe, if the two Corporations do not mutu- 
ally agree upon the terms. 

The roadway or cartway mentioned in this order is to 
include the whole space between the edge-stones supporting 
the side-walks on either side. [Passed Dec. 31, 1859. Ac- 
cepted by Broadway Railroad Company, January 13, I860.] 



SUFFOLK RAILROAD. 

The Suffolk Railroad Company shall have the right to lay 
down a single track in several streets of the City of Boston, 
as follows : — commencing at or near the People's Ferry Com- 
pany slip; thence over the avenue leading to Commercial 
street; thence northerly in said Commercial street to Hano- 
ver street; thence in Hanover street to Court street; thence 
on the track of the Middlesex Railroad Company in Court 
street and Tremont Row, to the open space lying southerly of 
Scollay's Building, so called; thence on the track of the 
Metropolitan Railroad Company in said open space, and in 
Cornhill to Washington street ; thence on the track of said 
Middlesex Railroad Company in "Washington street, also in 
Dock Square and in Union street; thence from Union street 
to North street; thence in North street to North Square; 
thence in North Square to Moon street; thence in Moon street 
to Fleet street; thence easterly in said Fleet street to Com- 
mercial street ; thence in said Commercial street to the Ave- 
nue leading to the People's Ferry, with a right to lay down a 
track in Eastern Avenue, so called, to the East Boston Ferry 
Company's slip ; also with the right to lay down a branch 
track in so much of that part of Hanover street lying east of 
Commercial street to a point at or near the Chelsea Ferry 



RAILEOAD LOCATIONS. 149 

Company's slip, as is dedicated as a public street. The 
location hereby granted is with the express provision and con- 
dition that the rails shall be laid at such distances from 
the edge-stones in the aforenamed streets as the Committee 
on Paving and Superintendent of Streets shall designate, and 
shall be approved by them. It is further ordered, that said 
Suffolk Railroad Company shall have a right to lay down a 
singje track in several of the streets of that part of the 
City of Boston called East Boston, viz : Commencing at or 
near the slip of the East Boston Ferry Company in Lewis 
street ; thence in said Lewis street to Maverick Square ; thence 
in the southeasterly side of said Square to Chelsea street; 
thence in said Chelsea street to Chelsea Street Bridge. 
Again commencing with a single track at or near the People's 
Ferry Company slip; thence in the Avenue leading from 
said slip to Sumner street; thence in said Sumner street to 
Belmont Square. Again commencing on Maverick Square and 
uniting with the track on Sumner street; thence in the north- 
westerly side of said Square to Meridian street ; thence, with 
a double track, in said Meridian street to the north end of 
Chelsea new bridge, so called, with the right to construct 
suitable turnouts on Belmont Square, Central Square, and 
Maverick Square. Also, with the right to lay down a single 
track in Saratoga street, uniting with the tracks in Meridian 
street. This location of the Suffolk Railroad is granted 
under the express proviso and condition that the said Suffolk Rail- 
road Company shall at all times after the rails are laid down, 
keep in good order and complete repair, at their own expense, that 
portion of all streets through which the said rails may be 
laid in that part of the City of Boston called East Boston, 
and the avenues leading from the People's and East Boston 
Ferry Companies slips to Commercial street, lying within the 
rails, and also that part of the street lying outside of the 
rails and adjacent thereto, extending one foot and a half from 
and outside of each rail. Also, that said Suffolk Railroad 



150 RAILROAD LOCA IONS. 

Company shall at all times after the rails are laid down, keep 
in good order and complete repair the whole of the roadway or 
cartway of the streets in which the track is located by this 
order in the City proper, viz : in Hanover, North, Moon, and 
Fleet streets ; also twenty-five feet of the roadway or cart- 
way of Commercial street and North Square, at their own 
expense, and to the satisfaction of the Superintendent of 
Streets: and whenever the Board of Aldermen shall t from 
time to time determine and order, that any portion of the 
said streets through and in which the track is located by the 
terms of and under the authority of this order, shall be repaved 
with what they shall deem to be the best of stone material, 
the whole expense thereof shall be paid by the said Suffolk 
Railroad Company ; the work to be done by the Superinten- 
dent of Streets, under the authority of the Board of Alder- 
men. 

Also, under the farther express proviso and condition, that the 
whole work of laying down the track granted by this order 
shall be done under the direction and to the satisfaction of the 
Superintendent of Streets. Also, that the form of rail to be 
laid down shall be satisfactory to the Committee on Paving 
and the Superintendent of Streets, and shall be approved by 
them. Also, that in laying down the rails, granite blocks, of 
such size as the Superintendent of Streets shall direct, shall 
be laid down inside and outside of each rail. Also, that the 
work of laying down the track granted under authority of 
this order, shall not be commenced before the 1st of April, 
1860. 

Also, under the farther express proviso and condition, that the 
compensation to be paid by the said Suffolk Railroad Com- 
pany to the Metropolitan Railroad Company and the Middle- 
sex Railroad Company, for running their cars over the tracks 
built by said Metropolitan and Middlesex Railroad Compa- 
nies, shall be such as the Board of Aldermen for the time 
being shall prescribe, if the said corporations do not them- 
selves mutually agree upon the terms. 






RAILKOAD LOCATIONS. 151 

Also, under the further express proviso and condition, that the 
Board of Aldermen reserve the right to allow any other horse 
railroad company to run cars over the track, the location of 
which is granted by this order. 

Also, under the further express proviso and condition, that 
the said Suffolk Railroad Company shall accept this order of 
location, and agree to its several provisions and conditions 
within sixty days after its passage, otherwise it shall be null 
and void. 

The roadway or cartway mentioned in this order is to in- 
clude the whole space between the edge-stones supporting 
the side-walks on either side of the streets. 

[Passed Dec. 31, 1859. Accepted by the Suffolk R. R. Co. 
Jan. 7, I860.] 



CATALOGUE 



(internment at % Citg t£ x §ask\\, 



IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER OF THEIR SERVICE, 



FROM ITS 



INSTITUTION, MAY 1, 1822, TO JANUARY 1, 18G0. 



AN INDEX 



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154 



PRELIMINARY REMARKS. 



MAYORS. 

The asterisk denotes the deceased. 

The Junior of Theodore Lyman omitted in 1839. 

The election of Mayor for 1845 was more warmly con- 
tested than in any former year. There were not less than 
eight several ballotings by the citizens. At the eighth trial 
on the 21st of February, Thomas A. Davis was elected. 

In the mean time, from January to February 27, 1845, 
William Parker, one of the Aldermen, having been elected 
Chairman of the Board of Aldermen, performed the duties of 
Mayor. 

On the 6th of October, Thomas A. Davis, being in declin- 
ing health, resigned the office of Mayor, which resignation, 
however, was not accepted by the City Council; and on the 
22d of November he died, being the first Mayor who has died 
in office since the organization of the City Government in 
1822. 

On the 11th of December, Josiah Quincy, Jr. was elected 
Mayor by the City Council, for the unexpired term of 1845. 

Benson Leavitt, one of the Board of Aldermen, acted as 
Chairman of the Board in the interval between the death of 
Mr. Davis and the election of Mr. Quincy. 

In 1851, Benjamin Seaver, having already been elected an 
Alderman of the city for 1852, was afterwards chosen Mayor 
for said year. At the commencement of the ensuing munici- 
pal year, 1852, he resigned as an Alderman, and accepted the 
office of Mayor. 



155 



The election of Mayor for 1854 was continued through 
three ballotiugs, from December 12, 1853, to January 9, 1854. 
In the mean time the duties of Mayor were performed by 
Benjamin L. Allen, Chairman of the Board of Aldermen. 

ALDERMEN. 

' Nathaniel P. Russell, Daniel Baxter, Joseph H. Dorr, re- 
elected; and Thomas B. Wales and Eedford Webster, elected 
1825, declined. 

George Blake, re-elected for 1826, declined. 

John Stevens, elected for 1832, died prior to the organi- 
zation. 

James Savage, elected for 1834, declined. 

In 1845, William Parker resigned. 

In 1848, George E. Head resigned, and was afterwards 
chosen one of the principal Assessors. 

In 1853, Lyman Perry, Esq., who had been duly elected an 
Alderman, died before his qualification. 

In 1856, Levi B. Meriam, Esq., died while in office. 

In 1858, Rufus B. Bradford resigned, and was afterwards 
appointed Measurer of Grain. 

In 1859, Timothy A. Sumner, Esq., died while in office. 

At the municipal election in 1852, nine Aldermen had a 
majority of ballots ; but in accordance with the statute, the 
eight who had the highest number of votes were declared 
elected. 

The Municipal Government for 1855 was the first one that 
was organized under the new or revised City Charter, which 
provided for the annual election of twelve Aldermen. 

COMMON COUNCIL. 

William Bowes Bradford, Ward 3, elected 1822, did not 
qualify himself, declining to be sworn, there being then no 
provision for affirmation, except for Quakers. 



156 



Lucius Manlius Sargent, Ward 6, elected for 1827, declined. 

Henry D. Gray and Isaac Harris, Ward 1, Eleazer How- 
ard, Ward 2, and Joseph H. Thayer, Ward 9, elected for 
1828; also Holmes Hinkley, Ward 11, for 1845, declined 
prior to the organization. 

Samuel Thaxter, Ward 6, elected for 1830, declined. 

William Foster, Ward 6, elected for 1831, declined. 

John Boles, Ward 3, re-elect*ed for 1838, declined. 

The Junior of George Morey, omitted 1829. 

Asa Adams, Ward 3, took the intermediate name of Perry, 
1830. 

The Junior of Joshua Seaver, Ward 6, omitted 1833. 

The Junior of Henry Fowle, Ward 2, omitted 183T. 

The Junior of Francis Brinley, Ward 10, omitted 1838. 

The Junior of Ezra Lincoln omitted 1851. 

Ezra Forristall, Ward 6, resigned in May, 1853, and was 
elected Superintendent of Health. 

Daniel J. Coburn, Ward 5, resigned in April, 1853, and was 
thereafter appointed Chief of Police. 

There have been seven successfully contested elections. 

The first, February 22, 1830, vacated the seat of a member 
from Ward 6, on the ground that " closing the poll before 
the hour at which the voters were notified it would be closed, 
was a violation of the rights of the voters." 

The second, May 7, 1835, vacated the seats of the members 
of Ward 3, who were returned as having been elected at an 
adjourned meeting, December 11, 1834, on the ground of 
irregular proceeding, to render the whole number of votes 
certain by taking the highest number of votes for candidates 
on each opposing ticket ; adjournment of the meeting by the 
sole authority of the Warden, and other irregularities, at the 
annual election, December 8. 

The third case, March 7, 1839, vacated the seats of three 
members of Ward 12, on the ground that a number of illegal 
voters, sufficient to affect the choice, voted ct the polls. 



157 



The fourth, February 9, 1843, vacated the seats of three 
members from Ward 1, returned as elected at the adjourned 
meeting, December 14, on the ground that four votes for non- 
resident candidates (after having been first thrown out by 
the ward officers)* were counted at the annual election, 
December 12, thereby preventing the choice of two other can- 
didates, who, by excluding the said four votes, were by the 
decision of the Council declared elected, leaving one vacancy. 

The fifth, February 27, 1851, vacated the seats of two mem- 
bers from Ward 3, on the ground that they were chosen at an 
adjourned meeting, which was illegally held. At the subse- 
quent trial the same members were again returned to the 
Common Council. 

The sixth, January 20, 1853, vacated the seats of three 
members from Ward 3, on the ground that they were chosen 
at an adjourned meeting, which was illegally held. 

The seventh, in accordance with the Report of the Committee 
on Elections, vacated the seats of three members from Ward 
11, on the ground that the Mayor and Aldermen had no right 
to issue warrants for election of members of the Common 
Council, after the annual election, and before the organization 
of the Government elect. But inasmuch as the elections in 
question were conducted bona fide, and no other informality 
was apparent, and as this custom of supplementary elections 
had been in vogue for twenty years, the members thus elected 
were, by the votes of the Common Council, declared entitled 
to their seats. The passage of the Plurality Law of 1854 
will remedy most of these cases for the future. 

*This fact was admitted, though not stated in the Report of the Committee. 



15S 



18 2 2, 



♦Samuel Billings, 
*Ephraim Eliot, 
Jacob Hall, 



Ward 1. 
♦William Barry, 
*Thaddeus Page, 
Charles Wells, 
♦Simon Wilkinson. 

Ward 2. 
Martin Bates, 
Benjamin Lamson, 
♦Henry Orne, 
♦Joseph Stodder. 
Ward 3. 
♦Theodore Dexter, 
Joshua Emmons, 
♦Samuel Jones. 
(See Notes.) 

Ward 4. 
♦Joseph Cooledge, 
♦Samuel Perkins, 
♦Robert Gould Shaw, 
Joel Thayer. 



1IATOB, 

*JOHN PHILLIPS. 

ALDERMEN, 

♦Joseph Head, 
♦Joseph Jenkins, 
♦Joseph Lovering, 
♦Samuel F. McCleart, City Clerk. 



♦Nathaniel Pope Russell, 
♦Bryant Parrott Tilden. 



COMMON COUNCIL, 

Ward 5. 
George Washington Coffin, 
♦Thomas Kendall, 
♦Horatio Gates Ware, 
♦Isaac Winslow. 

Ward 6. 
♦Samuel Appleton, 
Thomas Motley, 
Jesse Shaw, 
♦William Sullivan. 

Ward 7. 
♦Jonathan Amory, 
♦Patrick Tracy Jackson, 
♦Augustus Peabody, 
♦Enoch Silsby. 

Ward 8. 
♦David Watts Bradlee, 
♦Peter Chard on Brooks, 
♦James Perkins, 
♦Benjamin Kussell. 

♦Thomas Clark, Clerk. 



Ward 9. 
♦Jonathan Davis, 
♦Hawkes Lincoln, 
♦William Prescott, President, 
♦John Welles. 

Ward 10. 
♦Andrew Drake, 
♦Daniel Lewis Gibbens, 
♦David Collson Moseley, 
♦Isaac Stevens. 

Ward 11. 
*George Watson Brimmer, 
♦Asa Bullard, 
♦Barzillai Holmes, 
♦Winslow Lewis. 
Ward 12. 
♦Cyrus Alger, 

John French, 
♦John Howe, 

Moses Williams. 



18 2 3 



♦Daniel Baxter, 
♦George Odiorne, 
♦David Weld Child, 



MAYOR, 

JOSIAH QUINCY. 

ALD ERMEN, 

♦Joseph Hawley Dorr, 
♦Ashur Benjamin, 
♦Enoch Patterson, 



♦Caleb Eddy, 
♦Stephen Hooper. 



♦Samuel F. McCleart, City Clerk. 



Ward 1. 

♦Thaddeus Page, 

♦Simon Wilkinson, 

♦John Elliot, 
Joseph Wheeler. 
Ward 2. 
Martin Bates, 
Benjamin Lnmson, 

♦Joseph Stodder, 

♦John Parker Boyd. 
Ward 3. 

♦Theodore Dexter, 

♦Samuel Jones, 

♦John Richardson Adan, 

♦John Damarisque Dyer. 
Ward 4. 

♦Joseph Cooledge, 

♦.Samuel Perkins, 

♦Robert Gould Shaw, 

"Henry Farnum. 



COMMON COUNCIL, 

Ward 5. 
♦Thomas Kendall, 
♦Isaac Winslow, 
*Elias Haskell, 
♦John Sullivan Perkins. 
Ward 6. 

Joseph Stacy Hastings, 
♦Joel Prouty, 
♦John Stevens, 

William Wright. 
Ward 7. 
♦Jonathan Amory, 
♦Enoch Silsby, 

Samuel Swett, 

Charles Pel ham Curtis. 
Ward 8. 
♦Benjamin Russell, 

James Savage, 
♦Eliphalet Williams, 

Samuel King Williams. 

♦Thomas Clark, Clerk. 



Ward 9. 
♦Jonathan Davis, 
♦Hawkes Lincoln. 
♦John Welles, President, 

Lewis Tappan. 
Ward 10. 

Aaron Baldwin, 
♦David Francis, 
♦Francis Johonnot Oliver, 
♦Thomas Beale Wales. 

Ward 11. 
♦Asa Bullard, 
♦Charles Howard, 

Joseph Stedman, 
♦Joseph Willett. 
Ward 12. 

Samuel Bradlee, 
♦Noah Brooks, 

Francis Jackson, 

Charles Sprague. 



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18 2 4 



♦Daniel Baxter, 
*George Odiorne, 
*David Weld Child, 
♦Joseph Hawley Dorr, 



m a y o ft , 

JOSIAH QUINCY. 

ALDERMEN, 

*Ashur BeDjamin, 
*Enoch Patterson, 
*Caleb Eddy, 



♦Stephen Hooper, (died Sep- 
tember,) 

♦Cyrus Alger, (From No- 
vember.) 



*Samuel F. McCleary, City Clerk. 



Ward 1. 
*William Barry, 
*John Elliot, 
Joseph Wheeler, 
Michael Tombs. 
Ward 2. 
♦William Little, Jr., 
♦Oliver Keed, 
♦Joseph Stone, 
♦Thaddeus Page. 
Ward 3. 
♦John Richardson Adan, 
♦John Damarisque Dyer, 
Edward Page, 
William Sprague. 
Ward 4. 
♦Joseph Cooledge, 
♦Robert Gould Shaw, 
♦Jeremiah Fitch, 
William Rounsville Pierce 
Washburn. 



COMMON COUNCIL, 

Ward 5. 
♦Elias Haskell, 
♦Eliphalet Porter Hartshorn, 
♦George Washington Otis, 
♦Winsiow Wright. 
Ward C. 

Joseph Stacy Hastings, 
♦Joel Prouty, 

William Wright, 

Thomas Wiley. 
Ward 7. 

Charles Pel ham Curtis, 
♦William Goddard, 
♦Elijah Morse, 

Isaac Parker. 

Ward 8. 
♦Benjamin Russell, 
♦Eliphalet Williams, 

Samuel King Williams, 
♦Benjamin Willis. 

♦Thomas Clark, Clerk. 



Ward 9. 
♦Jonathan Davis, 
♦Hawkes Lincoln, 
John Ballard, 
John Chipman Gray. 

Ward 10. 
♦Thomas Beale Wales, 
James Savage, 
Phineas Upham. 
♦Francis Johonnot Oliver, 
President. 

Ward 11. 

Josiah Stedman, 

Samuel Frothingham, 
♦Giles Lodge, 

Charles Sprague. 
Ward 12. 

Samuel Bradlee, 

Francis Jackson, 
♦Isaac Thom, 

Charles Bemis. 



18 2 5. 



♦Daniel Carney, 
♦John Bellows, 
♦Josiah Marshall, 



MAYOR, 

JOSIAH QUINCY. 

ALDERMEN, 

♦John Damarisque Dyer, 
♦Thomas Welsh, Jr., 
♦George Blake, 



♦Henry Jackson Oliver, 
John Bryant. 



♦Samuel F. McCleary, City Clerk. 



Ward 1. 
♦William Barry, 
♦John Elliot, 
♦Robert Fennelly, 

Lewis Lerow. 

Ward 2. 

Oliver Reed, 
♦Scammel Penniman, 
♦Benjamin Clark, 
♦John Fenno. 

Ward 3. 
♦John Richardson Adan, 
♦.Thomas Wells, 
♦Abraham Williams Fuller, 

Amos Farnsworth. 

Ward 4. 
♦Joseph Cooledge, 
William Rounsville Pierce 
Washburn, 
♦George Hallet, 
♦Theodore Dexter. 



COMMON COUNCIL, 
Ward 5. 
♦John Sullivan Perkins, 

Ezra Dyer, 
♦Charles Tracy, 
♦William Simonds. 
Ward 6. 

Joseph Stacy Hastings, 

Thomas Wiley, 
♦Isaac Waters, 
♦Samuel Thaxter. 
Ward 7. 

Charles Pelham Curtis, 
♦William Goddard, 

Elijah Morse, 
♦Isaac Parker. 

Ward 8. 
♦Eliphalet Williams, 
♦Benjamin Willis, 

Jeffrey Richardson, 

Josiah Bradlee. 

♦Thomas Clark, Clerk. 



Ward 9. 
John Chipman Gray, 
♦Franklin Dexter, 
♦Jeremiah Smith Boies, 
♦Levi Meriam. 

Ward 10. 
♦Francis Johonnot Oliver, 

President, 
James Savage, 
♦Jonathan Simonds, 
John Parker Rice. 

Ward 11. 
Samuel Frothingham, 
♦Giles Lodge, 
George Morey, Jr., 
♦Joshua Vose. 

Ward 12. 
♦John Stevens, 
♦Adam Bent, 
♦Oliver Fisher, 
Ephraim Groves Ware. 



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18 2 6 



♦Daniel Carney, 
*John Bellows, 
*Josiah Marshall, 



mayor, 
JOSIAII QUINCY. 

ALDERMEN, 

♦Thomas Welsh, Jr., 
♦Henry Jackson Oliver, 
*John Foster Loring, 
♦Samuel F. McCleaky, City Clerk. 



Francis Jackson, 
♦Edw. Hutchinson Robhins 



Ward 1. 
*William Barry, 

Lewis Lerow, 
♦Lemuel P. Grosvenor, 

Samuel Aspinwall. 

Ward 2. 
*Scammel Penniman, 
♦Benjamin Clark, 
♦John Fenno, 

Nathaniel Faxon. 

Ward 3. 
♦John Richardson Adan,Pres. 
♦William Sprague, 

Amos Farnsworth, 

Asa Adams. 

Ward 4. 
♦George Hallet, 
♦William Howe, 

John Warren James, 
♦Joseph Eveleth, 



COMMON COUNCIL, 

Ward 5. 
Ezra Dyer, 
♦Charles'Tracy, 
♦Jonathan Thaxter, 
William Parker. 
Ward 6. 
Joseph Stacy Hastings, 
Thomas Wiley, 
*Isaac Waters, 
♦Samuel Thaxter. 
Ward 7. 
♦Augustus Peabody, 
Charles Pelham Curtis, 
♦Isaac Parker, 
Edward Brooks. 
Ward 8. 
Francis Bassett, 
Joseph Helger Thayer, 
♦Joseph Hawley Dorr, 
John Baker. 
♦Thomas Clark, Clerk. 



Ward 9. 

John Chipman Gray, 
♦Jeremiah Smith Boies, 
♦Levi Meriam, 

Charles Torrey. 
Ward 10. 

Aaron Baldwin, 

John Parker Rice, 

Solomon Piper, 

Charles Barnard. 
Ward 11. 
*GiIes Lodge, 

George Morey, Jr., 
♦Joshua Vose, 
♦Thomas Brewer. 
Ward 12. 
♦John Stevens, 
♦Adam Bent, 
%> liver Fisher, 

Henry Hatch. 



18 2 7 



♦Cyrus Alger, 
♦John Bellows, 
♦Thomas Welsh, Jr. 



mayor, 
JOSIAH QU1NCY 

ALDERMEN, 

♦John Foster Loring, 
♦Jeremiah Smith Boies, 
♦Robert Fennelly, 
♦Samuel F. McCleary, City Clerk 



♦Thomas B. Wales, 
James Savage. 



Ward 1. 
♦William Barry, 

Simon Wilkinson, 
♦John Elliot, 

Samuel Aspinwall. 

Ward 2. 
♦Benjamin Clark, 
♦Scammel Penniman, 
John Warren James, 
♦John Floyd Truman. 

Ward 3. 
♦JohnRichardsonAdan,P/es. 
♦John Damarisque Dyer, 
Asa Adams, 
Thomas Gould. 

Ward 4. 

William Rounsville Pierce 

Washburn, 

♦George Hallet, 

♦William Howe, 

♦Joseph Eveleth. 



COMMON COUNCIL, 

Ward 5. 
♦Jonathan Thaxter, 
William Parker, 
Lewis Glover Pray, 
♦George Lane. 

Ward 6. 
♦Isaac Waters, 
♦Samuel Thaxter, 
♦Jonathan Loring, 
♦Joseph Warren Lewis. 

Ward 7. 
♦Samuel Dorr, 
Samuel Dexter Ward, 
♦John Arno Bacon, 
♦Thomas Walley Phillips. 

Ward 8. 
♦David Watts Bradlee, 
♦Benjamin Russell, 
♦Eliphalet Williams, 
♦Joshua Sears. 

♦Thomas Clark, Clerk. 



Ward 9. 

John Chipman Gray, 
♦Levi Meriam, 
♦Gamaliel Bradford, 

John Prescott Bigelow. 

Ward 10. 
•Jonathan Simonds, 

George Brinley, 

William Parker, 

Charles Sprague. 

Ward 11. 
♦Giles Lodge, 

George Morey, Jr., 
♦Joshua Vose, 

Josiah Vose. 

Ward 12. 
♦Adam Bent, 
♦William Wright, 
♦William Little, Jr., 
♦George Gay. 



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*John Foster Loring 
*Robert Fennelly, 
James Savage, 



si a y o k , 
JO SI AH QUINCY. 

ALDEEMEN, 

*Thomas Kendall, 
*James Hall, 
Phineas Uphani, 



*John Pickering, 
*Samuel Turell Armstrong. 



*SAMUEL F. McCLEARY, City Clerk. 



Ward 1. 

Samuel Aspinwall, 
*Ninian Clark Betton, 
♦Horace Fox, 
*Eleazer Pratt. 

Ward 2. 

John "Warren James, 

Frederick Gould, 
*Henry_Fowle, Jr., 

Geo. "Washington Johnson. 

Ward 3. 

*John RichardsonAdan,P«5. 

*John D. Dyer, (res. April,) 

Thomas Gould, 
*Levi Roberts Lincoln, 
*J as. L.P. Orrok, ( from May. ) 

Ward 4. 
*Joseph Eveleth, 

Quincy Tufts, 

Andrew Cunningham, Jr., 
*James Means. 



COMMON COUNCIL, 

Ward 5. 
*George Washington Otis, 

William Parker, 

Lewis Glover Pray, 
*George Lane. 

Ward 6. 
*Isaac "Waters, 
*Francis Johohnot Oliver, 
*Ebenezer Appleton, 
*David Moody. 

Ward 7. 
*John Arno Bacon, 
*John Belknap, 
*Geo.W. Adams,(from May,) 

Thos. Wren Ward. (res. July,) 

"Waldo Fiint, (res. Feb.,) 
*Benj. T. Pickman, (fr. Aug.) 

Ward 8. 
*Benjamin Russell, 
*Eliphalet Williams, 

Samuel King Williams, 

Thomas Lamb. 

*Thomas Clark, Clerk. 



Ward 9. 

John Chipman Gray, 

John Prescott Bigelow, 
*Norman Seaver, 
*Daniel Lewis Gibbens. 

Ward 10. 
^Jonathan Simonds, 

William Parker, 
*Robt. Treat Paine, (fr. May,) 
*Jokn Lowell, Jr., 
*Geo. Bethune, (res. April.) 

Ward 11. 
*Otis Everett, 
*Otis Turner, 
*Perez Gill, 
*Payson Perrin. 
Ward 12. 

Alpheus Cary, 

Walter Cornell, 
*Joseph Neale Howe, 

Benjamin Stevens. 



18 2 9 



*Henry Jackson Oliver, 
*John Foster Loring, 
*Thomas Kendall, 



M A Y O R , 

•HARBISON GRAY OTIS. 

ALDERMEN, 

*James Hall, *Winslow Lewis, 

*Samuel Turell Armstrong, Charles "Wells. 
*Benjamin Russell, 
*Samuel F. McCleary, City Clerk. 



Ward 1. 
*Ninian Clark Betton, 
: *EIeazer Pratt, 

John Wells, 
*Christopher Gore. 
Ward 2. 

John Warren James, 

Henry Sewall Kent, 

Samuel Ellis, 
-Thos. Reed,( died February,) 
*Daniel Ballard, (fr. March.) 
Ward 3. 

Thomas Gould, 
*Levi Roberts Lincoln, 

Joseph Bradley, 
*Amos Bradley Parker. 
Ward 4. 

Quincy Tufts, 

Andrew Cunningham, 
*Jolm Rayner, 

Samuel Davenport Torrey. 

21 



COMMON COUNCIL, 

Ward 5. 
* Jonathan Thaxter, 

William Parker, 
*George Lane, 
*Joseph Eveleth. 
Ward 6. 
*Isaac Waters, 
*Samuel Austin, Jr., 

Jared Lincoln, 
*Samuel Goodhue. 
Ward 7. 
*Geo. W. Adams, (died May,) 
*Benjamin Toppan Pickman, 

Thomas Wetmore, 

Walter Frost, 

Isaac Danforth, (fromMay.) 

Ward 8. 
*EIiphalet Williams, PresH, 

Samuel King Williams, 
*Thoinas Minns, 

James Brackett Richardson. 

*Thomas Clare, Clerk. 



Ward 9. 

John Prescott Bigelow, 
*Jacob Amee, 

Levi Brigham, 
*Daniel Lewis Gibbens. 

Ward 10. 
^Jonathan Simonds, 
*John Lowell, Jr., 
*Samuel Leonard Abbott, 

Charles Casey Starbuck. 

Ward 11. 
*Otis Everett, 
*Otis Turner, 
*Perez Gill, 
*Payson Perrin. 

Ward 12. 

*01iver Fisher, 
Walter Cornell, 
Aaron Willard, Jr., 

*Isaac Parker Townsend, 



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18 3 0. 

M A T O R , 

*HARRISQN GRAY OTIS. 

ALDERMEN, 



*Henry Jackson Oliver, 
*John Foster Loring, 
'■"Samuel Turell Armsironp 



*Benjamin Russell, 
*WinsIow Lewis, 
Charles Wells, 



*Jolm Burbeck McCleary, 
Moses Williams. 



*Samuel F. McCleary, City Clerk. 



Ward 1. 
♦Ninian Clark Betton, 
*Eleazer Pratt, 
♦Christopher Gore, 

Simon Wiggin Robinson. 
Ward 2. 

John Warren James, 

Samuel Ellis, 
*Daniel Ballard, 
*John B. Wells. 
Ward 3. 

Thomas Gould, 
*Levi Roberts Lincoln, 
*Larra Crane, 

Michael Lovell. 
Ward 4. 

Quincy Tufts, 
*John Rayner, 

Samuel Davenport Torrey, 

Washington Parker Gragg 



COMMON COUNCIL, 

Ward 5. 
*Winslow Wright, 
♦Joseph Eveleth, 
Levi Boynton Haskell, 
Charles Leighton. 
Ward 6. 
♦Isaac Waters, 
♦Samuel Austin, Jr., * 
Jared Lincoln, 
Joshua Seaver, 
Benjamin Parker, (seat va 
cated in February.) 

Ward 7. 
♦Benj.Toppan Pickman,P«s 

Thomas Wetmore, 

Isaac Danforth, 

Elias Hasket Derby. 

Ward 8. 
♦Thomas Minns, 

James Brackett Richardson, 
♦Joseph Reynolds Newell, 
♦Leach Harris. 

♦Thomas Clark, Clerk. 



Ward 9. 

John Prescott Bigelow, 
♦Jacob Amee, 

Levi Brigham, 
♦Ed. Goldsborough Prescott. 

Ward 10. 
♦John Parker Rice, 
♦John Lowell, Jr., 
♦Samuel Leonard Abbott, 
♦Levi Bliss. 

Wardll. 
♦Otis Everett, 
♦Perez Gill, 
♦Jabez Ellis, 

Joseph Hay. 

Ward\2. 

Henry Hatch, 

Aaron Willard, Jr., 
♦Thomas Melville Vinson, 
♦James Wright. 



18 3 1. 



M A Y O R , 

*HARRISON GRAY OTIS. 

ALDERMEN, 



*Henry Jackson Oliver, 
♦Samuel Turell Armstrong, 
♦Benjamin Russell, 



♦John Burbeck McCleary, 
♦Henry Farnum, 
♦Adam Bent, 



♦John Binney, 
♦Richard Devens Harris. 



♦Samuel F. McCleary, City Clerk. 



Ward 1. 

Simon Wiggin Robinson, 

John Brigden Tremere, 

Charles French, 

Frederick Gould. 
Ward 2. 

John Warren James, 
♦Daniel Ballard, 
♦Ephraim Milton, 
♦Daniel Dickenson. 

Ward 3. 
♦Larra Crane, 

James Clark, 

Asa Swallow, 
♦Samuel Chessman. 

Ward 4. 
♦Joseph Eveleth, 
♦John Rayner, 

Washington Parker Gragg 

Joshua Parker Flint. 



COMMON COUNCIL, 
Ward 5. 
♦Winslow Wright, 
William Parker, 
Levi Boynton Haskell, 
Charles Leighton. 
Ward 6. 
Joseph Stacy Hastings, 
♦Isaac Waters, 
♦Ensign Sargent, 
Stephen Titcomb. 

Ward 7. 
♦Benj.Toppan Pickman,Pres, 
Thomas Wetmore, 
Levi Bartlett, 
♦Abbot Lawrence. 
Ward 8. 
♦Thomas Minns, 
James Brackett Richardson. 
♦Joseph Reynolds Newell, 
♦Leach Harris. 
♦Thomas Clark, Clerk. 



Ward 9. 

John Prescott Bigelow, 
♦Jacob Amee, 

♦Ed. Goldsborough Prescott, 
♦Ed. Hutchinson Robbins. 

Ward 10. 
♦Samuel Leonard Abbott, 
♦Levi Bliss, 
♦Ebenezer Bailey, 

Josiah Pierce. 

Ward 11. 
♦Otis Everett, 
♦Perez Gill, 
♦Jabez Ellis, 

Joseph Hay. 

Ward 12. 

Henry Hatch, 

Aaron Willard, Jr., 
♦Thomas Melville Vinson, 
♦John.Stevens. 



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*Henry Jackson Oliver, 
*Benjamin Kussell, 
*John Burbeck McCleary, 
*Henry Farnum, 



18 3 2. 

KATOE, 

CHARLES WELLS. 

ALDERMEN, 

f John Binney, i *James Bowdoin, 

*Richard D. Harris, (res. *John Stevens, (died,) 

February,) *William Tileston. (from 

*Jabez Ellis, j February.) 



*Samuel F. McCleary, City Clerk. 



Ward 1. 

Simon Wiggin Robinson, 

Charles French, 

John Centre, 
*Bill Richardson. 
Ward 2. 

John Warren James, 
*Ephraim Milton, 
*Daniel Dickenson, 

John Brigden Tremere. 

Ward8. 
*Larra Crane, 

James Clark, 

Asa Swallow, 
*Samuel Chessman. 

Ward 4. 
*George Hallet, 
*Joseph Eveleth, 
*John Rayner, 

Joshua Parker Flint 



COMMON COUNCIL, 

Ward 5. 
*Eliphalet Porter Hartshorn, 

William Parker, 

Levi Boynton Haskell, 

Charles Leighton. 
Ward 6. 

Joseph Stacy Hastings, 
*Isaac Waters, 

Jonathan Porter. 
*Grenville Temple Winthrop. 

Ward 7. 
*Tsaac Parker, 

Thomas Wetinore, 

Levi Bartlett, 

Henry Rice. 

Ward 8. 
*Thomas Minns, 

Richard Hildreth, 
*James Brown, 
*John Lewis Dimmock. 

*Thomas Clark, Clerk. 



Ward 9. 

John PrescottBigelow, Pres. 
*Jacob Amee, 

*Ed. Coldsborough Prescott, 
*Ed. Hutchinson Bobbins. 

Ward 10. 
*Ebenezer Bailey, 

Josiah Pierce, 

Francis Brinley, Jr., 

John Collamore, Jr. 
Ward 11. 

Joseph Hay, 

John Lillie Phillips, 
*Gilman Prichard, 

Henry Willis Kinsman. 
Ward 12. 

Henry Hatch, 
*Thomas Hunting, 

Ebenezer Hay ward, 

Joseph Harris, Jr. 



18 3 3 



*Henry Farnum, 
*John Binney, 
*Jabez Ellis, 



MAYOR, 

CHARLES WELLS. 

ALDERMEN, 

*William Tileston, 
Thomas Wetmore, 
*Samuel Fales, 



Joseph Warren Revere, 
Benjamin Fiske. 



♦Samuel F. McCleary, City Clerk. 



Ward 1. 

Simon Wiggin Robinson, 
*Bill Richardson, 

Enoch Howes Snelling, . 

*Thomas Hart Thompson. 

Ward 2. 

John Warren James, 
*John B. Wells, 

Henry Andrews, 

George Priest Thomas. 
Ward 3. 
*Larra Crane, 

James Clark, 
*Samuel Chessman, 

Philip Adams. 

Ward 4. 
*Robert Gould Shaw, 
*Joseph Eveleth, 

Edward Blake, 
*Silas Pierce Tarbell. 



COMMON COUNCIL, 

Ward 5. 
*Eliphalet Porter Hartshorn. 

Charles Leighton, 
*Abel Phelps, 
*Perez Loring. 

Ward G. 

Joseph Stacy Hastings, 
*Isaac Waters, 
*Grenville Temple Winthrop : 

Luther Parks. 

Ward 7. 

Levi Bartlett, 

Henry Rice, 

William Tappan Eustis, 

Josiah Quincy, Jr. 

Ward 8. 
*Eliphalet Williams, 
*Silas Bullard, 

Francis Osborn Watts, 
*Abner Bourne. 
Richard G. Waitt, Clerk. 



Ward 9. 

John Prescott Bigolow,Pres, 
*Jacob Amee, 

*Ed. Goldsborough Prescott, 

*01iverWm.BournePeabody. 

Ward 10. 

Josiah Pierce, 
*Daniel Messinger, 
*Israel Martin, 

Thomas Richards Dascomb. 
Ward 11. 

Robert Treat Paine, 

John Doggett, 

Samuel Gilbert. Jr., 
*Ruel Baker. 

Ward 12. 
*Thomas Hunting, 

Joseph Harris, Jr., 

James Blake, 
*Josiah Dunham. 



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MAYOR, 

*THEODORE LYMAN, JR. 

ALDERMEN, 



*Jabez Ellis, 
Thomas Wetmore, 
♦Samuel Fales, 



Charles Leighton, 
*Josiah Dunham, 
*Nathan Gurney, 
♦Samuel F. McCleart, City Cleric 



Samuel Atkins Eliot, 
Samuel Greele. 



Ward 1. 

Enoch Howes Snelling, 

Henry D. Gray, 

Robert Keith, 
♦Henry Jackson Oliver. 
Ward 2. 

John Warren James, 

John Brigden Tremere, 

George Washington Smith, 
*Joseph Melcher Leavitt. 

Ward 3. 
*John Snelling, 
*Simon Green Shipley, 
*Joshua Sears, 
*Samuel Chessman. 
Ward i. 

Ammi Cutter, 
*Ezra Trull, 

Asa Lewis, 

George Worthington Lewis. 



COMMON COUNCIL, 

Ward 5. 
*Michael Roulstone, 

Nath'l FellowsCunningham 
*Calvin Washburn, 

Enoch Hobart. 
Ward 6. 

Jesse Shaw, 

Joseph Stacy Hastings, 
♦GrenvilleTempleWinthrop, 

George Washington Bazin. 
Ward 7. 

Levi Bartlett, 

Henry Bice, 

William Tappan Eustis, 

Josiah Quincy, Jr. president. 

Ward 8. 
*Eliphalet Williams, 

James Brackett Richardson. 

Henry Sargent, 
*Edwarcl Cruft, Jr. 
Richard G. Waitt, Clerk. 



Ward 9. 
*Ed. Goklsborough Prescott, 
*Oli\erWm. Bourne Peabody 
♦Benjamin Apthorp Gould, 

Isaac McLellan, Jr. 

Ward 10. 
*Daniel Messenger, 
♦Israel Martin, 

Thomas Richards Dascomb, 
*William Reed. 

Ward 11. 

Robert Treat Paine, 
*Ruel Raker, 

Elias Bond Thayer, 

Philip Marrett. 

Ward 12. 
♦Thomas Hunting, 

Joseph Harris, Jr., 

James Blake, 

Josiah Lee Currell Amee. 



18 3 5. 



M A T O R , 

*THEODORE LYMAN, JR. 

ALDERMEN, 



*Winslow Lewis, 
*John Burbeck McCleary, 
Thomas Wetmore, 



Charles Leighton, 
♦Josiah Dunham, 
♦Nathan Gurney, 



Samuel Atkins Eliot, 
Samuel Greele. 



♦Samuel F. McCleart, City Clerk. 



Ward 1. 

Henry D. Gray, 

Robert Keith, 

Isaac Harris, 

Caleb Gould Loring. 
Ward 2. 

John Warren James, 
♦Stephen William Olney, 

Lewis Josselyn, 

Thomas Hollis. 

Ward 3. 
*John Snelling, 
*Simon Green Shipley, 
♦William Turner Spear, 

George Washington Smith 
Ward 4. 

Moses Grant, 

George William Gordon, 

Henry Lincoln, 
♦Benajah Brigham. 



COMMON COUNCIL, 
Ward 5. 

♦Calvin Washburn, 
Enoch Hobart, 
Abraham Waters Blanchard 
John Cochran Park. 

Ward 6. 
Jesse Shaw, 
Stephen Titcomb, 

♦Jonathan Chapman, 

♦Amos Wood. 

Ward 7. 
William Tippan Eustis, 
Josiah Quincy .Jr., President, 
Horatio Masa Willis, 

♦James Means. 

Ward 8. 

♦Eliphalet Williams, 

♦Edward Cruft, Jr., 

♦Ebenezer Bailey, 

♦Horace Dupee. 

Richard G. Waitt, Clerk. 



Ward 9. 
♦Daniel Lewis Gibbens, 
♦Benjamin Apthorp Gould, 
♦Zebedee Cook, Jr., 
♦James Harris. 

Ward 10. 

Solomon Piper, 
♦Israel Martin, 

Richard Sullivan Fay, 
♦JedediahTuttle. 
Ward 11. 
♦Ruel Baker, 

Elias Bond Thayer, 

Philip Marrett, 
♦John Thompson. 
Ward 12. 
♦Thomas Hunting, 

William Bradlee Dorr, 

John Green, Jr., 
♦John Bliss Stebbins. 



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183 6. 

MAYOR, 

*SAMUEL TURELL ARMSTRONG. 



*Winslow Lewis, 

*John Burbeek McCleary, 

*Josiah Dunham, 



ALDERMEN, 

*Nathan Gurney, 
Samuel Greele, 
*Josepk Henshaw Hay ward, 



*Thomas Hunting, 
*Samuel Quincy. 



*Samuel F. McCleary, City Clerk. 



Ward 1. 
Enoch Howes Snelling, 
*Joseph Bassett, 
Gilbert Nurse, 
William Eaton. 

Ward 2. 
Lewis Josselyn, 
Thatcher Rich Raymond, 
Nathan Carruth, 
Thomas Moulton. 

Ward 3. 
John Boles, 
Benjamin Kimball, 
Jason Dyer Battles, 
Asa Barker Snow. 

Ward 4. 
Moses Grant, 
George William Gordon, 
Henry Lincoln, 
*Benajah Brigham, 



common council, 

Ward 5. 
Abraham Waters Blanchard 
John Cochran Park, 
Geo. Washington Edmands, 
Ebenezer Ellis. 
Ward 6. 

*Isaac Waters, 

*Jonathan Chapman, 

*Amos Wood, 
Henry Upham. 

Ward 7. 
William Tappan Eustis, 
Josiah Quincy, Jr., President, 
Henry Edwards, 
James Thomas Hobart. 
Ward 8. 

*Eliphalet Williams, 

*Horace Dupee, 

*William Greene Eaton, 
Aaron Breed. 

Richard G Waitt, Clerk. 



Ward 9. 
*Daniel Lewis Gibbens, 
*Benjamin Apthorp Gould, 
*James Harris, 

Thomas Coffin Amory. 
Ward 10. 

Solomon Piper, 
*Israel Martin, (res. March,) 
*Jedediah Tuttle, 
*Elbrids;e Gerry Austin, 

Benj. Yeaton,'(from April.) 
Ward 11. 

Elias Bond Thayer, 

Philip Marrett, 

John Thompson, 

Benjamin Marshall Nevers. 
Ward 12. 

Alpheus Stetson, 
*Stephen Child, 
*George Savage, 

Solon Jenkins. 



18 3 7 



*Henry Farnum, 
Thomas Wetmore, 
*Nathan Gurney. 



MAYOR, 

SAMUEL ATKINS ELIOT. 

ALDERMEN, 



*Joseph Henshaw Hayward, 
*Thomas Hunting, 
*Samuel Quincy, 
*Samuel F. McCleary, City Clerk. 



*John B. Wells, 
Thomas Richardson. 



Ward 1. 
*Eleazer Pratt, 
Isaac Harris, 

^Erasmus Thompson,(d.Aug) 
Thomas Hudson, 
Samuel Locke Cutter. 

Ward 2. 
Lewis Josselyn, 
Thatcher Rich Raymond, 
Nathan Carruth, 
Thomas Moulton. 

Ward 3. 
John Boles, 
Jason Dyer Battles, 
Asa Barker Snow, 
William Orne Haskell. 

Ward 4. 

Moses Grant, 

George William Gordon, 

Joseph Thornton Adams, 

*Lemuel Putnam Grosvenor. 



COMMON COUNCIL, 

Ward 5. 
Ebenezer Ellis, 
Edmund Trowbridge Hast- 
ings, 
*Philip Greely, Jr., 
Francis Brown. 
Ward 6. 
*Isaac Waters, 
George Washington Bazin, 
*Ezra Lincoln, 
Henry Edwards. 

Ward 7. 

Levi Bartlett, 

James Thomas Hobart, 

Thomas Buckminster Curtis, 
*Simon Davis Leavens. 

Ward 8. 
*EHphalet Williams, 
*Horace Dupee, 
*William Greene Eaton, 

Aaron Breed. 

Richard G. Waitt, Clerk. 



Ward 9. 
*Benjamin Apthorp Gonld, 
*James Harris, 

Thomas Coffin Amory, 

Charles Brooks. 
Ward 10. 

Solomon Piper, 
*Jedediah Tuttle, 
*Elbridge Gerry Austin, 

Benjamin Yeaton. 
Ward 11. 

Philip Marrett, President, 
*Lemuel ShaHuck, 

Calvin Bullard, 
*Ikomas Vose. 

Ward 12. 
*George Savage, 

Solon Jenkins, 

Josiah Dunham, Jr., 

John Thomas Dingley. 



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18 3 8. 

MAYOR, 

SAMUEL ATKINS ELIOT. 

ALDERMEN, 



*Henry Farnum, 
Thomas Wetmore, 
♦Nathan Gurney, 



♦Joseph Henshaw Hayward, 
♦Thomas Hunting, 
Thomas Richardson, 
*Samuel F. McCleary, City Clerk 



Isaac Harris, 
*Martin Brimmer. 



Ward 1. 
♦Eleazer Pratt, 

Thomas Hudson, 

Benjamin Dodd, 

Bradley Newcomb Cumings, 

Ward 2. 
♦Daniel Ballard, 

Lewis Josselyn, 

Thatcher Rich Raymond, 

Thomas Moulton. 
Ward 3. 

Asa Barker Snow, 

Rowland Ellis, 

William Eaton, 

Charles Arnold. 
Ward 

Moses Grant, 

George William Gordon, 
*Lemuel Putnam Grosvenor 

James Morris Whiton. 



COMMON COUNCIL, 
Ward 5. 

Francis Brown, 

Nathaniel Hammond, 
*James McAllaster, 

Theophilus Burr. 
Ward 6. 
♦Jonathan Chapman, 
♦Ezra Lincoln, 

Henry Edwards, 

Newell Aldrich Thompson. 
Ward 7. 

Isaac Parker, 

Henry Rice, 

Thomas BuckminsterCurtis, 
*Simon Davis Leavens. 

Ward 8. 
*Eliphalet Williams, 

Benj. Parker Richardson, 

John Brooks Parker, 
*Thonias Jefl'erson Shelton. 

Richard G. Waitt, Clerk. 



Ward 9. 
*James Harris, 

Thomas Coffin Amory, 

Charles Brooks, 
*John Brooks Russell. 

Ward 10. 
♦Elbridge Gerry Austin, 

Benjamin Yeaton, 

Jonathan Preston, 

Stephen Shelton. 
Ward 11. 

Philip Marrett, President, 
♦Lemuel Shattuck, 

Calvin Bullard, 
♦Thomas Vose. 

Ward 12. 

Jeremy Drake, 

Nehemiah Pitman Mann, 

Samuel Wheeler, 

Warren White. 



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♦Henry Farnum, 
Thomas Wetmore, 
♦Nathan Gurney, 



MAYOR, 

SAMUEL ATKINS ELIOT. 

ALDERMEN, 

*Joseph Henshaw Hayward, Isaac Harris, 
♦Thomas Hunting, *James Harris. 

Thomas Richardson, 
*Samuel F. McCleart, City Clerk. 



Ward 1. 
♦John B. Wells, 

Benjamin Dodd, 

Zebina Lee Raymond, 

William Dillaway. 
Ward 2. 

Thomas Moulton, 

Richard Brackett, 

FreebornFairfieldRaymond 
♦Samuel Emmes. 
Ward 3. 
♦John Snelling, 
♦Simon Green Shipley, 
♦Jacob Stearns, 

Ezekiel Bates. 

Ward 4. 

Moses Grant, 

Geo.Wm.Gordon,(res.May,) 

Charles Wilkins, 

James Haughton, 

Alfred A. VVellington,(May.) 



COMMON COUNCIL, 

Ward 5. 

Nathaniel Hammond, 
♦James McAllaster, 
♦William Vinal Kent, 

Ephraim Larkin Snow. 

Ward 6. 
♦Jonathan Chapman, 
♦Ezra Lincoln, 

Newell Aldrich Thompson, 

Horace Williams. 

Ward 7. 
♦Isaac Parker, 

Philip Marrett, President, 

Ezra C. Hutchins, 

Edward Blake. 

Ward 8. 
♦Eliphalet Williams, 

John Brooks Parker, 
♦Thomas Jefferson Shelton, 
♦William Walker Parrott. 

Richard G. Waitt, Clerk. 



Ward 9. 

Thomas Coffin Amory, 

Charles Brooks, 

Jonathan Preston, 

Stephen Shelton. 
Ward 10. 

Gideon French Thayer, 
♦Ruel Baker, 

Winslow Lewis. Jr., 
♦Lemuel Shattuck. 
Ward 11. 

Warren White, 

Samuel Wheeler, 

Elisha Copeland, Jr., 
♦John Stevens. 

Ward 12. 

Josiah Lee Currell Amee, 
♦Nicholas Noyes, 

George Page, 

Horatio Nelson Crane. 



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MAYOR, 

*JONATHAN CHAPMAN. 

ALDEKMEN, 



^Nathaniel Pope Russell, 
Nathan Gurney, 
*Tliomas Hunting, 



James Clark, 
Charles Wilkins, 
Abraham Thompson Lowe, 



William Turell Andrews, 
Charles Amory. 



♦Samuel F. McCleary, City Clerk. 



Ward 1. 
Zebina Lee Raymond, 
Henry Leeds, 
William Russell Lovejoy, 
Peter Dunbar. 

Ward 2. 
.Richard Brackett, 
FreebornFairfieldRaymond 
*Samuel Emmes, 
Erastus Wilson Sanborn. 

Ward 3. 
*John Snelling, 
♦Simon Green Shipley, 
♦Jacob Stearns, 

Dexter Follett. 
Ward 4. 

Moses Grant, 

James Haugbton, 

Alfred Augustus Wellington 

Lucius Doolittle. 



COMMON COUNCIL, 
Ward 5. 
*Philip Greely, Jr., 
Nathaniel Hammond, 
♦William Vinal Kent, 
Geo. Washington Otis, Jr. 
Ward G. 
♦Ezra Lincoln, 
Newell Aldrich Thompson, 
John Hubbard Wilkins, 
Elijah Williams. Jr. 

Ward 7. 
*Isaac Parker, 
Philip Marrett, President, 
Ezra Child Hutchins, 
Edward Blake. 
Ward 8. 
*Eliphalet Williams, 
Benj. Parker Richardson, 
♦Thornas Jefferson Shelton, 
♦William Walker Parrott. 
Richard G. Waitt, Cleric. 



Ward 9. 

Thomas Coffin Amory, 

Charles Brooks, 

Jonathan Preston, 

Stephen Shelton. 
Ward 10. 
♦Ruel Baker, 
♦Lemuel Shattuck, 

George William Phillips, 

Daniel Kimball. 
Ward 11. 
♦John Stevens, 

Holmes Hinkley, 
♦George Savage, 

John Thomas Dingley. 
Ward 12. 

Josiah Lee Currell Amee, 

George Page, 

Horatio Nelson Crane 

Eben Jackson, 



18 4 1 



Thomas Wetmore, 
♦Thomas Hunting, 
James Clark, 



M a y o k , 

*JONATHAN CHAPMAN. 

ALDERMEN, 

Charles Wilkins, Charles Amory, 

Abraham Thompson Lowe, Benson Leavitt. 
William Turell Andrews, 
♦Samuel F. McCleary, City Clerk. 



Ward 1. 
Isaac Harris, 
Benjamin Dodd, 
William Dillaway, 
Henry Northey Hooper. 

Ward 2. 
Richard Brackett, 
Freeborn Fairiield Ray- 
mond, 
♦Samuel Emmes. 
Erastus Wilson Sanborn. 

Ward 3. 
♦John Snelling, 
♦Simon Green Shipley, 
♦Jacob Stearns, 
♦Benajah Brigham. 

Ward 4. 
Moses Grant, 
Joseph Thornton Adams, 
James Haugbton, 
Alfred Augustus Wellington 



common council, 

Ward 5. 
Geo. Washington Otis, Jr., 
Pelham Bonney, 

♦Freeman Stowe, 

♦Edward Parker Meriam. 
Ward 6. 

♦Ezra Lincoln, [April,) 

Newell A. Thompson, (res 
John Hubbard Wilkins, 
Enoch Train, [July v 

Jos. Neale Howe, Jr., (from 

Ward 7. 
Ezra Child Hutchins, 
Edward Blake, President, 
John Plummer Healy, 
Theophilus Rogers Marvin. 
Ward 8. 

♦Eliphalet Williams, 
Benj. Parker Richardson, 

♦Thomas Jefferson Shelton, 

♦William Walker Parrott. 

Richakd G. Waitt, Clerk. 



Ward 9. 

Thomas Coffin Amory, 

Jonathan Preston, 

Stephen Shelton, 
♦Moses Whitney, Jr. 

Ward 10. 
♦Ruel Baker, 
♦Lemuel Shattuck, 

Daniel Kimball, 

Luther Blodgett. 
Ward 11. 

John Gardner Nazro, 

Richard Urann, 

Edward Shirley Erving, 

John Gray Roberts. 
Ward 12. 

Samuel Leeds, 

William Henry Howard, 
*Seriah Stevens, 

William Burton Harding. 



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18 4 2. 

M A T O R , 

*JONATHAN CHAPMAN. 

ALDERMEN, 



Thomas Wetmore, 
♦Nathan Gurney, 
Abraham Thompson Lowe, 



*Larra Crane, 
William Parker, 
*Joseph Tilden, 



James Longley, 
Richard Urann. 



*SAMD"EL F. McCleary, City Clerk. 



Ward 1. 

Enoch Howes Snelling, 

Norton Nevvcomb, 

Cyrus Buttrick, 

Perkins Boynton. 
Ward 2. 
*Samuel Emmes, 

Aaron Adams, 
♦Joseph Cullen Ayer, 

Abner Williams Pollard. 

Ward 3. 
*John Snelling, 
*Simon Green Shipley, 
♦Jacob Stearns, 

En ochHemen way Wakefield 
Ward 4. 

Moses Grant, 

Francis B. Crowninshield, 

William Brown Spooner, 

Noah Sturtevant. 



COMMON COUNCIL, 

Ward 5. 
Pelham Bonney, 

• George Wheelrigbt, 
Henry Plympton, 
Samuel Ripley Townsend. 

Ward 6. 
*Ezra Lincoln, 
Jolm Hubbard Wilkins, 
Enoch Train, 
Joseph Neale Howe, Jr. 

Ward 7. 
William Tappan Eustis, 
Edward Blake, President, 
John Plummer Healy, 
Theophilus Rogers Marvin. 

Ward 8. 
Benj. Parker Richardson, 

* William Augustus Weeks, 
♦Josiah Moore Jones, 

Benjamin Burchstead. 
Richard G. Waitt, Clerk. 



Ward 9. 

Thomas Coffin Amory, 
*Moses Whitney, Jr., 

Charles Edward Cook, 
♦John Rice Biadlee. 
Ward 10. 

L'lther Blodgett, 

William Hayden, 

Jonathan Eilis, 

Henry Worthington Button. 
Ward 11. 

John Thomas Dlngley, 

William Dall, 

Asaph Parmelee, 

Robert Cowdin. 
Ward 12. 

Jeremy Drake, 

Wiliis'Howes, 
*John Tillson, 

Caleb Thurston. 



18 4 3 



Thomas Wetmore, 
Abraham Thompson Lowe, 
William Parker, 



MAYOR, 

*MARTIN BRIMMER. 

ALDERMEN, 

James Longley, 
Richard Urann, 
♦Simon Wilkinson, j 



Josiah Stedman, 
Jonathan Preston. 



*SAMUEL F. McCLEART, City Clerk. 



Ward 1. 
Isaac Harris, 

Josh. B.Fowlefseat vac. Feb.) 

*J.G.L.Libbey(seat vac.Feb.) 

Daniel Bartlett, Jr., (Feb.) 

Wm.Henry Learnard,(Feb.) 

Ward 2. 
Aaron Adams, 
♦Joseph Cullen Ayer, 
Abner Williams Pollard, 
Henry Davis. 

Ward 3. 
*John Snelling, 
En ochHemenway Wakefield 
James Whiting, 
James Harvey Dudley. 
ir«r f /4 
Francis B. Crowninshield, 
Noah Sturtevant, 
Geo. Washington Crockett, 
Thos. Buckminster Curtis 



COMMON COUNCIL, 
Ward 5. 

George Wheelwright, 

Henry Plympton, 
♦Willard Nason Fisher, 

James Fowle. 

Ward 6. 

John Hubbard Wilkins, 

Joseph Neale Howe, Jr., 
♦Kimball Gibson, 

Peleg Whitman Chandler. 
Ward 1. 

Edward Blake, President, 

Theophilus Rogers Marvin, 

John Slade, Jr., 

George Tyler Bigelow. 
Ward 8. 

Benj. Parker Richardson, 
♦William Augu.-tus Weeks, 

Josiah Moore Jones, 

Benjamin Burchstead. 

Washington P. G regg, Clerk. 



Ward 9. 

Charles Edward Cook, 
*John Rice Bradlee, 

Andrew Townsend Hall, 

Clement Willis. 
Ward 10. 

Luther Blodgett, 

William Hayden, 

Jonathan Ellis, 

Henry Worthington Dutton 
Ward 11. 

Edward Shirley Erving, 

Robert Cowdin, 

Isaac Car} r , 

♦Greenleaf Connor Sanborn. 
Ward 12. 

Jeremy Drake, 

Eben Jackson, 
♦John Tillson, 
*Romanus Emerson. 



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1844. 

MAYOR, 

*MART1TN T BRIMMER 

ALDERMEN, 

Thomas Wetmore, | Jonathan Preston, 

Abraham Thompson Lowe,' Simon Wiggin Robinson, 
*Larra Crane, ! Henry Bromfleld Rogers, 



James Longley, 
*Simon Wilkinson, 



*SAMUEL F. McCLEART, City Clerk. 



' . Ward!. 
Isaac Harris, 

William Henry Learnard, 
*Job Turner, 
John P. Ober. 

Ward 2. 
*Joseph Cullen Ayer, 
Abner Williams Pollard, 
Henry Davis, 
Timothy C. Kendall. 

Ward 3. 
*John Snelling, 
James AVhiting, 
James Harvey Dudley, 
Oliver Dyer. 

Ward 4. 
Francis Boardman Crown 

iushield, 
Geo. Washington Crockett 
Thomas BuckminsterCurtis 
Samuel W. Hall. 



COMMON COUNCIL, 

Ward 5. 
George Wheelwright, 
*Willard Kason Fisher, 
Charles Boardman, 
Boring Norcross. 
Ward 6. 
Peleg W. Chandler, PresH, 
*Kimball Gibson, 
John Gardner, 
Otis Clapp. 

Ward 7. 
*Simon Davis Leavens, 
Gideon French Thayer, 
*B. B. Appleton, (d. April,) 
John Brooks Parker, (May,) 
*Joseph Bradlee. 
Ward 8. 
Benj. Parker Richardson, 
Samuel Topliff, 
George Whittemore, 
Samuel Harris, 
Washington P. Gregg, Cleric, 



Ward 9. 

Charles Edward Cook, 

Andrew Townsend Hall, 

Clement Willis, 
*Charles H. Brown. 
Ward 10. 

William Hayden, 

Jonathan Ellis, 

Henry Worthington Dutton, 

Horace Williams. 
Ward 11. 

Edward Shirley Erving, 

Isaac Cary, 
*Greenleai' Connor Sanborn, 

William Pope. 

Ward 12. 

Jeremy Drake, 

Asa Brown, 

Henry W. Fletcher, 

Isaac Jones. 



184 5 



Benson Leavitt. 

William Parker, (resigned,) 

William Pope, 



MAYOR, 

*THOMAS A. DAVIS, (died November.) 
JOSIAH QUINCY, Jr., (from December 11.) 

ALDERMEN, 

*John Hathaway, 
Samuel Shurtleff Perkins, 
*Simon Green Shipley, 



*Samuel F. McCleary, City Clerk. 



*Joseph Cullen Ayer, 
Lyman Reed, 
*Jas. S. Savage, (from Mar.) 



Wardl. 
Henry Northey Hooper, 
Cyrus Buttrick, 
Perkins Boynton, 
Samuel P. Oliver. 

Ward 2. 
James Munroe, 
William R. Carnes, 
Benjamin Wood, 2d, 
*John Turner. 

Ward 3. 
Asa Swallow, 
James Whiting, 
Artemas Ward, 
Cyrus Cummings. 

Ward 4. 
Thomas BuckminsterCurtis, 
Samuel W. Hall. 
Samuel Abbott Lawrence, 
♦Sargent S. Littlehale. 

22 



COMMON COUNCIL, 

Ward 5. 

Charles Boardman, 

Loring Norcross, 
*Benjamin Seaver. 

George R. Sampson. 
Ward 6. 

Peleg W. Chandler, PresH, 
*Kimball Gibson, 

Otis Clapp, 

George Stillman Hillard. 

Ward 7. 
*Simon Davis Leavens, 
Gideon French Thayer, 
John Brooks Parker, 
*Joseph Bradlee. 
Ward 8. 
Samuel Topliff, 
Geoige Whittemore, 
James Hayward, 
| Daniel Denny. 
Washington P. Gregg, Clerk. 



Ward 9. 

Charles Edward Cook, 

Andrew Townsend Hall, 

Clement Willis, 
*Charles H. Brown. 
Ward 10. 

William Hayden, 

Henry Wort hingtonDutton, 

Horace Williams, 

James Dennison. 
Ward 11. 
*Greenleaf Connor Sanborn, 

John Green, Jr., 

George Davis, 

Calvin W. Haven. 
Ward 12. 

Samuel C. Demerest, 
*Thomas Jones, 

Samuel W. Sloan, 

Theophilus Stover. 



no 



William Parker, 
Jonathan Preston, 
William Pope, 



18 4 6. 

M A Y O E , 

JOSIAH QUINCY, JR 

ALDERMEN, 

♦John Hathaway, 
Frederick Gould, 
Charles Allyn Wells, 
♦Samitel F. McCleary, City Clerk. 



Thomas Jones, 
George Edward Head. 



Ward 1. 

William Eaton, 

John P. Ober, 

Samuel P. Oliver, 

Samuel C. Nottage. 
Ward 2. 

Benjamin Wood, 2d, 
*John Turner, . 

Noah Harrod, 
*George Carlisle. 
Ward 3. 
*John Snelling, 

James Whiting, 

George Cofran, 

Jeremiah Koss. 
Ward 4. 

Samuel W. Hall. 

William Tappan Eustis, 
*Abel Phelps, 

Thomas B. Pope. 



COMMON COUNCIL, 

Ward 5. 
Charles Boardman, 
Loring Norcross, 
♦Benjamin Seaver, 
George K. Sampson. 

Ward 6. 
Otis Clapp. 

GeorgeS. Hillard, President 
Thomas Haviland, 
Charles Henry Parker. 

Ward 1. 
♦Simon Davis Leavens, 
Gideon French Thayer, 
John Gardner, 
Nathaniel W. Coffin. 

Ward 8. 
Samuel Topliff, 
George Whittemore, 
James Hayward, 
Daniel Denny. 
Washington P. Gregg, Clerk 



Ward 9. 
Clement Willis, 
William Whitney, 
Walter Bryent, 
Henry W.'Cushing. 

Ward 10. 
Henry WorthingtonDutton, 
Horace Williams, 
James Dodd, 
John L. Emmons. 

Ward 11. 
Edward Shirley Erving, 
John Green, Jr., 
♦Stephen Tucker, 
George W. Frothingham. 

Ward 12. 
Polon Jenkins, 
William Eaton, 
Seth Adams, 
John W. Crafts. 



184 7 



Thomas Wetmore, 
William Parker, 
*John Hathaway, 



m a t o e , 
JOSIAH QUINCY, JR 

ALDEEMEN, 

Frederick Gould, 
*Thomas Jones, 
George Edward Head, 
♦Samuel F. McCleaey, City Clerk. 



John Hubbard Wilkins, 
Billings Briggs. 



Ward 1. 

John P. Ober, 

Samuel P. Oliver, 

Samuel C. Nottage, 
*Noah Lincoln. 

Ward 2. 
*John Turner, 

Noah Harrod, 
♦ George Carlisle, 
♦William Wildes. 
Ward 3. 

James Whiting, 

James Boynton, 

Edwin C. Bailey, 

♦George W. Felt. 

Ward 4. 

William Brown Spooner, 

Samuel W. Hall, 

Wm. Whitwell Greenough 

Darwin E. Jewett. 



common council, 
Ward 5. 
♦Benjamin Seaver, President 
from July 1st, 
Eliphalet Jones, 
William D. Cooledge, 
♦George W. Abbott. 
Ward 6. 
George S. Hillard, President 

to July 1st, 
Thomas Haviland, 
Charles Henry Parker, 
♦Richard B. Carter. 

Ward 7. 
Theophilus Rogers Marvin, 
Gideon French' Thayer, 
William G. Brooks, 
Samuel Eliot Guild. 

Ward 8. 
Samuel Topliff, 
George Whittemore, 
Francis Gardner, 
Willard A. Harrington. 

Washington P. Geegg, Clerk 



Ward 9. 
Walter Bryent, 
Henry W. Cushing, 
William Blake, 
Tisdale Drake. 

Ward 10. 
Henry WorthingtonDutton, 
George R. Sampson, 
Ezra Lincoln, Jr., 
Samuel Wales, Jr. 

Ward 11. 
Edward Shirley Erving, 
John Green, Jr., 
♦Stephen Tucker, 
George W. Frothingham. 

Ward 12. 
William Eaton, 
Jabez Coney, 
Samuel S. Perkins, 
Alvan Simonds. 



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Henry Bromfield Rogers, 
William Pope, 
♦John Hathaway, 



18 4 8. 

MAYOR, 

JOSIAH QUINCY, JR. 

ALDERMEN, 

Frederick Gould, 

Geo. Edw. Head, (res. Apr. 

John Hubbard Wilkins, 



Billings Briggs, 
John Plummer Ober, 
Moses Grant, (from April.) 



♦SAMUEL F. McCLEART, City Clerk. 



Ward 1. 
Daniel Bartlett, Jr., 
Noah Lincoln, Jr., 
John H. Bowker,(resigned,) 
Abel B. Munroe, 
William Palfrey. 

Ward 2. 
FreebornFairfleldRaymond 
Henry Davis, 
*William Wildes, 
George D. B. Blanchard. 

Ward 3. 

James Boynton, 

George C of ran, 

Edwin C. Bailey, 

*Xhomas Critchet. 

Ward 4. 
Samuel W. Hall, 
Wm. Whitwell Greenough, 
Darwin E. Jewett, 
*Benjamin Seaver, President. 



COMMON COUNCIL, 

Ward 5. 
♦Philip Greely, Jr., 
Francis Brown, 
William D. Coolidge, 
*George W. Abbott. 

Ward 6. 
Thomas Haviland, 
Charles Henry Parker, 
*Richard B. Carter, 
John Phelps Putnam. 

Ward 7. 
Theophilus Rogers Marvin, 
Gideon French Thayer, 
William G. Brooks, 
J. Putnam Bradlee. 

Ward 8. 
Samuel Topliff, 
Francis Gardner, 
Willard A. Harrington, 
Nathaniel Brewer. 

Washington P. Gregg, Clerk. 



Ward 9. 
Walter Bryent, 
Henry W. Gushing, 
William Blake, 
Tisdale Drake. 

Ward 10. 
George R. Sampson, 
Samuel Wales, Jr., 
Solomon Hopkins, 
Jesse Maynard. 

Ward 11. 
Edward Shirley Erving, 
John Green. Jr., 
♦Stephen Tucker, 
George W. Frothingham. 

Ward 12. 
Samuel S. Perkins, 
Alvan Simonds, 
Benjamin James, 
Joseph Smith. 



184 9 



MAYOR, 

JOHN PRESCOTT BIGELOW. 

ALDERMEN, 



Henry Bromfield Rogers, 

William Pope, 

Samuel Shurtleff Perkins, 



John Hubbard Wilkins, 
Billings Briggs, 
John Plummer Ober, 



Moses Grant, 
Samuel Hall. 



♦Samuel F. McCleary, City Clerk. 



Ward 1. 

Abel B. Munroe, 

William Palfrey, 

Isaiah Faxon, 

William Parkman. 
Ward 2. 

FreebornFairfleldRaymond 

Henry Davis, 

George D. B. Blanchard, 
♦Emery Goss. 

Ward 3. 

Georg-e Cofran, 

Thomas Critchet, 

Julius A. Palmer, 

Robert Marsh. 
Ward 4. 

Wm. Whitwell Greenough, 
♦Benjamin Seaver, President, 
♦John Atkins, 

Nathaniel Seaver. 



common council, 

Ward 5. 
Francis Brown, 
Frederick Crosby, 
Benjamin Beal, 
John M. Wright. 

Ward 6. 
♦Richard B. Carter, 
John Phelps Putnam, 
Charles Brown, 
Edward Hennessey. 

Ward 7. 
Theophilus Rogers Marvin, 
William G. Brooks, 
J. Putnam Bradlee, 
Daniel N. Haskell. 

Ward 8. 
Samuel Topliff, 
Francis Gardner, 
Willard A. Harrington, 
Nathaniel Brewer. 

Washington P. Gregg, Clerk. 



Ward 9. 
Tisdale Drake, 
Francis Brinley, 
Richard B. Callender, 
Calvin W. Clark. 

Ward 10. 
George R. Sampson, 
George Woodman, 
Moses Kimball, 
Reuben Lovejoy. 

Ward 11. 
♦Manlius S. Clarke, 
George William McLellan, 
♦Albert T. Minot, 
Francis Richards. 

Ward 12. 
Josiah Dunham, Jr., 
Benjamin James, 
Joseph Smith, 
Samuel D. Crane. 



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18 5 0. 

MAYOR, 

JOHN PRESCOTT BIGELOW. 

ALDERMEN, 



Henry Bromfield Rogers, 
Samuel Shurtleff Perkins, 
Billings Briggs, 



Moses Grant, 
Samuel Hall, 
Solomon Piper, 



Henry Manning Holbrook, 
James Perkins. 



*SAMUEL F. McCleary, City Clerk. 



Ward 1. 
Abel B. Munroe, 
Isaiah Faxon, 
William Parkman, 
John Cushing. 

Ward 2. 
Freeborn F. Raymond, 
Henry Davis, 
George D. B. Blanchard, 
*Emery Goss. 

Ward 3. 
Julius A. Palmer, 
Robert Marsh, 
Solomon Parker, 
Charles Emerson. 

Ward 4. 
Henry Lincoln, 
Nathaniel Seaver, 
Henry J. Gardner, 
William C. Ford. 



COMMON COUNCIL, 

Ward 5. 
Benjamin Beal, 
John M. Wright, 
Abraham G. Wyman, 
Avery Plumer, Jr. 

Ward 6. 
John P. Putnam, 
Charles Brown, 
Edward Hennessey, 
Ebenezer Dale. 

Ward 7. 
William G. Brooks, 
J. Putnam Bradlee, 
Daniel N. Haskell, 
Samuel A. Appleton. 

Ward 8. 
Willard A. Harrington, 
Nathaniel Brewer, 
David Chapin, 
John B. Dexter, Jr. 
Washington P. Gregg, Clerk. 



Ward 9. 

Francis Brinlev, President, 

Calvin W. Clark, 

James W. Sever, 

Joseph W. Merriam. 
Ward 10. 

George Woodman, 

Moses Kimball, 

Reuben Lovejoy, 

Aaron II . Bean. 
Ward 11. 

George AVilliam McLellan, 
*Manlius S. Clarke, 
*Albert T. iiinot, 

Francis Richards. 

Ward 12. 
Josiah Dunham, Jr., 
Jabez Coney, 
Joseph Smith, 
Samuel D. Crane. 



18 5 1 



MAYOR, 

JOHN PRESCOTT BIGELOW. 

ALDERMEN, 



Henry Bromfield Rogers, 
Billings Briggs, 
Moses Grant, 



Ward 1. 
John Cushing, 
*James G. Hovey, 
Joel M. Holden, 
Charles H. Stearns. 

Ward 2. 
Cyrus Washburn, 
*James B. Allen, 
William H. Calrow, 
Richard Shackford. 

Ward 3. 
Solomon Carter, 
Hiram Bosworth, 
Thomas Sprague, 
Andrew Abbott. 

Ward 4. 
Asa Swallow, 
Henry J. Gardner, 
James Lawrence, 
Harvey Jewell. 



Henry Manning Holbrook. 
Abel B. Munroe, 
Calvin Whiting Clark, 



Moses Kimball, 
Benjamin Smith. 



*Samuel F. McCleary, City Clerk. 



COMMON COUNCIL, 

Ward 5. 
Benjamin Beal, 
Avery Plumer, Jr., 
Abraham G. Wyman, 
Ezekiel Kendall. 

Ward 6. 
Henry Lincoln, 
John P. Putnam, 
Charles Brown, 
Ebenezer Dale. 

Ward 7. 
Francis Brinley, President, 
James W. Sever, 
David Chapin, 
John B. Dexter, Jr. 

Ward 8. 
John M. Wright, 
Daniel N. Haskell, 
Oliver B. Dorrance, 
Francis C. Manning. 
Washington P. Gregg, Clerk 



Ward 9. 
Newell A. Thompson, 
Edward S. Erving, 
Francis Richards, 
Peter C. Jones. 

Ward 10. 
Ezra Lincoln, 
Aaron H. Bean, 
Otis Kimball, 
Edward Reed. 

Ward 11. 
Bradley N. Cumings, 
*Albert T. Minot, 
Andrew J. Loud, 
Theodore P. Hale. 

Ward 12. 
Josiah Dunham, Jr., 
Joseph Smith, 
Samuel D. Crane, 
Zibeon Southard. 



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18 5 2 



John PJummer Ober, 
Benjamin James, 
Sampson Reed, 



Ward 1. 
Elijah Stearns, 
Benjamin Fessenden, 
Edward A. Vose, 
George Wilson. 

Ward 2. 
Cyrus Washburn, 
*James B. Allen, 
William H. Calrow, 
Andrew Burnham. 

Ward 3. 
Thomas Sprague, 
Andrew Abbott, 
Samuel A. Bradbury, 
Dexter Roby. 

Ward 4. 
Asa Swallow, 
Henry J. Gardner, Pre- 
James Lawrence, 
John J. Rayner. 



MAYOR, 

♦BENJAMIN SEAVER 

ALDERMEN, 

Jacob Sleeper, 
*Lyman Perry, 
Benjamin Leach Allen, 



Thomas Phillips Rich, 
Isaac Cary. 



Samuel F. McCleart, Jr., City Clerk. 



ident, 



COMMON COUNCIL 

Ward 5. 
Abraham G. Wyman, 
Ezekiel Kendall, 
Harvey Jewell, 
Joseph D. Roberts. 

Ward 6. 
Henry Lincoln, 
Paul Adams, 
William Thomas, 
Frederick H. Stimpson. 

Ward 7. 
David Chapin, 
Samuel Kicolson, 
Edward H. Eldredge, 
Farnham Plummer. 

Ward 8. 
John M. Wright, 
Daniel N. Haskell, 
Amos Cutler, 
George W. Warren. 
Washington P. Gregg, Clerk 



Ward 9. 
Newell A. Thompson, 
Edward S. Erving, 
Peter C. Jones, 
John Odin, Jr. 

Ward 10. 
Ezra Lincoln, 
Aaron H. Bean, 
Otis Kimball, 
John F. Bannister. 

Ward 11. 
Theodore P. Hale, 
Horace A. Breed, 
Aaron Hobart, 
*David Hamblen. 

Ward 12. 
Zibeon Southard, 
John Proctor, 
George N. Noyes, 
Samuel R. Spinney. 



18 5 3. 



Benjamin James, 
Sampson Reed, 
Jacob Sleeper, 



MAYOR, 

♦BENJAMIN SEAVER. 

ALDERMEN, 

Thomas Phillips Rich, 
Isaac Cary, 
James Whiting, 



Benjamin Franklin White, 
Oliver Frost. 



Samuel F. McCleary, Jr., City Clerk. 



Ward 1. 
*Cyrus Buttrick, 
Elijah Stearns, 
Charles T. Woodman, 
Charles A. Turner. 

Ward 2. 
Andrew Burnham, 
Henry D. Gardiner, 
Daniel D. Kelly, 
Benjamin F. Russell. 

Ward 3. 
Thomas Sprague, 
Dexter Roby, 
Mical Tubbs, 
Charles Dupee. 

Ward i. 
Henry J. Gardner, President. 
John J. Rayner, 
William F. Goodwin, 
Martin L. Hall. 



COMMON COUNCIL, 

Ward 5. 
Pelham Bonney, 
Joseph D. Roberts, 
*Israel C. Rice, 
Matthew Binney. 
Ward 6. 
Paul Adams, 

Ezra Forristall, (res. May,) 
Francis B. Winter, 
Henry F. Durant, 
Wm. Washburn, (from May . ) 

Ward 7. 
Samuel Nicolson, 
Farnham Plummer, 
Samuel Hatcb, 
*William Burrage. 

Ward 8. 
George W. Warren, 
Charles Demond, 
John H. Thorndike, 
Calvin P. Hinds. 

Washington P. Gregg, Clerk. 



Ward 9. 
Peter C. Jones, 
Thacher Beal, 
Joseph L. Drew, 
Jonas H. French. 

Ward 10.. 
John F. Bannister, 
Robert Cowdin, 
Samuel J. M. Homer, 
Joel Richards. 

Ward 11. 
Horace A. Breed, 
Alexander Hamilton Rice, 
Stephen Tilton, Jr., 
Gardner P. Drury,(res.Feb.) 
John A.Cummings,(fr.Feb.) 

Ward 12. 
Charles C. Conley, 
Joshua Jenkins, 
William S. Thacher, 
* James F. Whittemore. 



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18 54. 

MAYOR, 

JEROME VAN CROWNINSHIELD SMITH. 

ALDERMEN, 



Benjamin Leach Allen, 
Oliver Frost, (res. May,) 
John Thomas Dingley, 



Josiah Dunham, Jr., 
William Washburn, 
Tisdale Drake, 



George Frederick Williams, 

George Odiorne, 

Abel B.Munroe, (from May.) 



Samuel F. MoCleary, Jr., City Clerk. 



Ward 1. 
Charles T. Woodman, 
Timothy C. Kendall, 
William P. Howard, 
John Davis. 

Ward 2. 
Daniel D. Kelly, 
Morrill Cole, 
Watson G. Mayo, 
Ebenezer Atkins. 

Ward 3. 
Charles Dupee, 
Mical Tubbs, 
Caleb S. Johnson, 
Benjamin F. Mahan. 

Ward 4. 
Martin L. Hall, 
William F. Goodwin, 
George W. Messinger, 
John M. Clark. 



COMMON COUNCIL, 

Ward 5. 
Pelham Bonney, 
George W. Chipman, 
Levi Boles, 
Daniel Warren. 

Ward 6. 
George S. Jones, 
J. Amory Davis, 
Hiram Simmons, 
Ebenezer Johnson. 

Ward 7. 
Farnham Plummer, 
Samuel Hatch, 
Artemas Stone, 
David Whiton. 

Ward 8. 
George W. Warren, 
Charles Demond, 
Calvin P. Hinds, 
Charles O. Rogers. 



Ward, 9. 

John Odin, 

Joseph L. Drew, 

Thacher Beal, 

J. W. T. Stodder. 
Ward 10. 

Robert Cowdin, 

David Bryant, 

Hezekiah Prince, 

John R. Mullin. 
Ward 11. 

Stephen Tilton, Jr., 

Alexander H. Rice, PresH, 

John W. F. Hobbs, 
*Charles Mayo. 

Ward 12. 

Charles C. Conley, 
*James F. Whittemore, 

Joshua Jenkins, 

Edward H. Brainard. 



Washington P. Gregg, Clerk. 



18 5 5 



MAYOR, 

JEROME VAN CROWNINSHIELD SMITH 

ALDERMEN, 

Joseph Lawrence Drew, 
Charles Todd Woodman, 
John Morehead Clark, (res. 

June, ) 
Salma Elger Gould, 



Josiah Dunham, Jr., 
Wm. Washburn, Chairman, 
Robert Cowdin, 
Samuel Topliff, 
Thomas Sprague, 



Charles Woodberry, 
Albion Keith Parris Joy, 
Benjamin Franklin Cooke, 
Geo. Washington Messinger, 
(from June.) 



Samuel F. McCleary, Jr., City Clerk. 



Ward 1. 
William P. Howard, 
William Marble, 
Samuel P. Whitman, 
George D. Ricker. 

Ward 2. 
Bradbury G. Prescott, 
Austin Gove, 
Amos A. Dunnels, 
Edward F. Porter. 

Ward 3. 
Samuel Jepson, 
Jonathan Jt5. Severance, 
William H. Lounsbury, 
Edward W. Hincks. 

Ward 4. 
Robert I. Burbank, 
Charles B. Farley, 
Lorenzo S. Cragin, 
Jerome W. Tyler. 



COMMON council, 

Ward 5. 
George W. Chipman, 
Joseph Story, President, 
Joseph A. Pond, 
William G. Harris. 

Ward 6. 
George S. Jones, 
George W. Learnard, 
Benjamin F. Stevens, 
Alvin Vinal. 

Ward 7. 
Farnham Plummer, 
Samuel Hatch, 
Artemas Stone, 
Hales W. Suter. 

Ward 8. 
Charles O. Rogers, 
Joseph Buckley, 
Sylvester P. Gilbert, 
*Frederick L. Washburn. 
Washington P. Gregg, Clerk 



Ward 9. 

Jonas H. French, 

John W. T. Stodder, 

Charles Nowell, 

William B. Merrill. 
Ward 10. 

Hezekiah Prince, 
*WilIiam A. Bell, 

Samuel W. Ropes, 

Charles S. Burgess. 

Ward 11. 
*Charles Mayo, 

John W. F. Hobbs, 

Eben Tarbell, 

Jairus A. Frost. 
Ward 12. 

Edward H. Brainard, 

George S. Dexter, 

Daniel Hall, 
*Jedediah P. Bean. 



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John Thomas Dingley, 
Eben Jackson, 
Pelham Bonney, Chairman, 
Timothy Converse Kendall, 
William Howard Calrow, 



18 5 6. 

MAYOR, 

ALEXANDER HAMILTON RICE. 

ALDEKM EN , 

Farnham Plummer, 
James Cheever, 
Osmyn Brewster, 
*Levi Benjamin Meriam 
(died April.) 



Otis Kich, 

Geo. Washington Torrey, 
Robert Codman, 
Joseph Milner Wightman, 
(from April.) 



Samuel F. McCleaey, City Clerk. 



Ward 1. 
Oliver Frost, 
William Parkman, 
William A. Krueger, 
Henry L. Dalton. 

Ward 2. 
Amos A. Dunnels, 
Edward F. Porter, 
Bradbury G. Prescott, 
William S. Albertson. 

Ward 3. 
James M. Stevens, 
Lucius A. Bigelow, 
James W. Russell, 
John Peak. 

Ward i. 
Robert I. Burbank, 
Jerome W. Tyler, 
Jacob A. Dresser, 
Oliver Stevens, President. 



COMMON COUNCIL, 

Ward 5. 
Joseph A. Pond, 
Reuben Reed, 
Barnet F. Warner, 
Daniel J. Coburn,(res.Apr.) 
Joseph Story, (from April.) 

Ward 6. 
Ebenezer Johnson, 
Ezra Farnsworth, 
John G. Webster, 
Davis B. Roberts. 

Ward 7. 
Samuel Hatch, 
Hales W. Suter, 
Rufus B. Bradford, 
Daniel Cragin. 

Ward 8. 
*Frederick L. Washburn, 
Joseph Buckley, 
Sylvester P. Gilbert, 
David F. McGilvray. 
Washington P. Gregg, Clerk, 

18 5 7. 



Ward 9. 
Jonas H. French, 
Thacher Beal, 
Nahum M. Morrison, 
L. Miles Standish. 

Ward 10. 
Joel Richards, 
John R. Mullin, 
Robert Slade, 
Nathaniel C. Nash. 

Ward 11. 
Francis J. Parker, 
William F. Richardson, 
Frederick F. Thayer, 
Julian O. Mason. 

Ward 12. 
Ezra Harlow, 
Freeman M. Josselyn, Jr., 
Lewis C. Whiton, 
Sumner Crosby. 



Benjamin James, 
Oliver Frost, 
John Thomas Dingley, 
Pelham Bonney, Chairman 



mayor, 

ALEXANDER HAMILTON RICE 

ALDERMEN, 

Osmyn Brewster, 

Otis Rich, 

Joseph Milner Wightman 

Solomon Carter, 



Samuel Hatch, 
Silas Peirce, 
James Nute, 
Timothy Allen Sumner. 



Samuel F. McCleary, City Clerk. 



Ward 1. 
William Parkman, 
Henry L. Dalton, 
William A. Krueger, 
John B. Wedger. 

Ward 2. 
William C Ford, 
Nehemiah Gibson, 
Benjamin F. Palmer, 
Benjamin Pond. 

Ward 3. 
Charles Emerson, 
James M. Stevens, 
James J. Cobb, 
Samuel Talbot, Jr. 

Ward 4. 
Jacob A. Dresser, 
Oliver Stevens, President, 
Francis E. Faxon, 
George N. Nichols. 



COMMON COUNCIL, 

Ward 5. 
Joseph A. Pond, 
William G. Harris, 
Barnet F. Warner, 
George A. Shaw. 

Ward 6. 
Ebenezer Johnson, 
Davis B. Roberts, 
John S. Damrell, 
George W. Tuxbury. 

Ward 7. 
Rufus B. Bradford, 
John H. Barry, 
Henry E. Bayley, 
George S. Hale. 

Ward 8. 
*Frederick L. Washburn, 
David F. McGilvray, 
James H. Beal, 
Benjamin French. 
Washington P. Gkegg, Clerk 



Ward 9. 
Newell A. Thompson, 
William B. Merrill, 
Nahum M. Morrison, 
Sidney A. Stetson. 

Ward 10. 
Joseph Smith, 
David Bryant, 
John B. Mullin, 
John Tyler. 

Ward 11. 
Frederick F. Thayer, 
William Fox Richardson, 
Josiah B. Richardson, 
Samuel W. Waldron, Jr. 

Ward 12. 
Freeman M. Josselyn, Jr., 
Lewis C. Whiton, 
Davis W. Bailey, 
Henry Mason. 



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Benjamin James, 
Osmyn Brewster, 
Otis Rich, 

Joseph Milner AYightman, 
Chairman, 



18 5 8. 

M A Y O R , 

FREDERIC WALKER LINCOLN, JR 

A L D BR M K N, 

Samuel Hatch, (from Feb.) 
Silas Peirce, 

James Nute, (res. March,) 
Samuel Dexter Crane, 
Charles Emerson, 



Samuel F. McCleary, City Clerk, 



Rufus B. Bradford, (res.Feb.) 
George Denuie, 
George Augustus Curtis, 
Jesse Holbrook, 
Ebenezer Atkins, (fromApl., 



Ward 1. 
William Parkman, 
John B. Wedger, 
John \V. Bartlett, 
Albert Betteley. 

Ward 2. 
William C. Ford, 
Nebemiah Gibson, 
Benjamin F. Palmer, 
Benjamin Pond. 

Ward 3. 
Charles Dupee, 
James J. Cobb, 
Horace Poland, 
John C. Tucker. 

Ward 4. 
Francis E. Faxon, 
Francis D. Stedman, 
Alexander Wadswortb, 
William C. Williamson. 



COMMON COUNCIL 

Ward 5. 
Pelham Bonney, 
Joseph L. Bates, 
Jairus Beal, 
Lucius Slade. 

Ward 6. 
Tisdale Drake, 
George W. Tuxbury, 
Joseph L. Henshaw, 
Prescott Barker. 

Ward 7. 
J. Putnam Bradlee, 
Henry E. Bayley, 
John H . Barry, 
Henry W. Haynes. 

Ward 8. 
James II. Beal, 
Benjamin French, 
Elijah Drew, 
Timothy R. Page. 
Washington P. Gregg, Clerk. 

18 5 9. 



Ward 9. 
Newell A. Thompson, 
L. Miles Standish, 
Thomas M. Howard, 
Edward F. Robinson. 

Ward 10. 
Charles S. Burgess, 
John R. Mullin, 
John Tyler, 
John A. Warren. 

Ward 11. 
Sam'l W. VValdron, Jr. Prest. 
Edward F. Hall, 
William S. McGowan, 
Calvin A. Richards. 

Ward 12. 
Benjamin B. Brown, 
George P. French, 
Henry B. Janes, 
Chauncey Page. 



Silas Peirce, Chairman, 
*Timothy Allen Sumner,(res 

April,) 
Samuel Dexter Crane, 
Charles Emerson, 



MAYOR, 

FREDERIC WALKER LINCOLN, JR 

ALDERMEN, 

George Dennie, 
George Augustus Curtis, 
Jesse Holbrook, 
Ebenezer Atkins, 
Clement Willis, 



William Welden Allen, 
Joseph Tilden Bailey, 
Thomas Coffin Amory, Jr., 
Otis Clapp, (from April.) 



Samuel F. McCleary, City Clerk. 



Ward 1. 
William Parkman, 
John W. Bartlett, 
Samuel B. Krogman, 
Cornelius Doherty. 

Ward 2. 
William C. Ford, 
Daniel D. Kelly, 
Gilbert E. Pierce, 
Joseph Robbins. 

Ward 3. 
Horace Poland, 
John C. Tucker, 
William C. Burgess, 
Thomas Mooney. 

Ward 4. 
Josiah Putnam Bradlee,Pres 
Francis E. Faxon, 
Francis D. Stedman, 
William C. Williamson. 



COMMON COUNCIL, 

Ward 5. 
Joseph L. Bates, 
Jairus Beal, 
Lucius Slade, 
Theophilus Burr, Jr. 

Ward 6. 
Tisdale Drake, 
John G. Webster, 
John H. Robinson, 
Philip H. Sears. 

Ward 7. 
Henry E. Bayley, 
Jabez Frederick, 
Charles J. McCarthy, 
James Riley. 

Ward 8. 
Timothy R. Page, 
John S. Tyler, 
Jonas Fitch, 
John L. Batchelder. 
Washington P. Gregg, Clerk 



Ward 9. 
L. Miles Standish, 
William Carpenter, 
Horace Jenkins, 
Levi L. Willcutt. 

Ward 10. 
Robert Cowdin, 
Charles S. Burgess, 
Justin Jones, 
Ansel Lothrop. 

Ward 11. 
William Fox Richardson, 
Calvin A. Richards, 
William W. Clapp, Jr., 
Joseph F. Paul. 

Ward 12. 
Samuel R. Spinney, 
Henry B. Janes, 
Osborn Howes, 
Joel Baker, Jr. 



INDEX. 



ALDERMEN. 



[The figures indicate the number of years of service.] 



Alger, Cyrus 2 

Allen, Benjamin L 2 

Allen, William W 1 

Amory, Charles 2 

Amory, Thomas C. Jr. . 2 

Andrews, William T. . . . 2 

Armstrong, Samuel T... 4 

Atkins, Kbenezer 3 

Ayer, J. Cullen 1 

B 

Bailey. Joseph T 2 

Baxter, Daniel 2 

Bellows, John 3 

Benjamin, Asher 2 

Bent, Adam 1 

Billings, Samuel 1 

Binney, John 3 

Blake, George 1 

Boies, Jeremiah S 1 

Bonney, Pelham 2 

Bowdoin, James 1 

Bradford, Eufus B. See note. 

Brewster, Osmyn 3 

Briggs, Billings 5 

Briggs, Harrison 1 

Brimmer, Martin 1 

Bryant, John 1 

C 

Calrow, William H 1 

Carney, Daniel 2 

Carter, Solomon 1 

Cary, Isaac 2 

Cheever, James 1 

Child, David W 2 

Clapp, Otis 2 

Clark, Calvin W 1 

Clark, James 2 

Clark, John M 1 

Codman, Robert 1 

Cooke, Benjamin F 1 

Cowdin, Robert 1 

Crane, Larra 2 

Crane, Samuel D 3 

Curtis, George A 2 

D 

Dennie, George 2 

Dingley, John T 3 

Dorr, Joseph H 2 

Drake, Tisdale 1 

Drew, Joseph L 1 

Dunham Josiah 3 

Dunham, Josiah, Jr 2 

Dyer, John D 1 

E 

Eddy, Caleb 2 

Eliot, Ephraim 1 

Eliot, Samuel A 2 

Ellis, Jabez 3 

Emerson, Charles 2 

F 

Fales, Samuel 2 

Farnum, Henry 6 

Faxon, Francis E l 

23 



Fennelly, Robert. 
Fiske, Benjamin. 
Frost, Oliver 



G 

Gould, Frederick. 
Gould, Salma E.. . 

Grant, Moses 

Greele, Samuel. . . 
Gurney, Nathan. . 



II 



Hall, Jacob 

Hall, James 

Hall, Samuel 

Hanson, James L.... 

Harris, Isaac 

Harris, James 

Harris, Richard D.. . . 

Hatch, Samuel 

Hathaway, John 

Hayward, Joseph H. 

Head, George E 

Head, Joseph 

Holbrook, Henry M.. 

Holbrook, Jesse 

Hooper, Stephen 

Hunting, Thomas. . . . 



Jackson, Eben 

Jackson, Francis. . . . 
James, Benjamin. . . . 

Jenkins, Joseph 

Jones, Thomas 

Joy, Albion K. P.. . 

K 

Kendall, Thomas 

Kendall, Timothy C. 
Kimball, Moses 



Leavitt, Benson . . . 
Leighton, Charles. 
Lewis, Winslow. . . 
Longley, James . . . 
Loring, John F. . . . 
Lovering, Joseph . 
Lowe, Abraham T.. 



M 

Marshall, Josiah 

McCleary. John B. . . . 

Meriam, Levi B 

Messinger, George W. 
Munroe, Abel B 



Nute, James . 



N 



O 



Ober, JohnP 

Odiorne, George 

Odiorne, George (1854). 

Oliver, Henry J 

P 
Parker, William 



Patterson, Enoch 2 

Peirce, Silas 4 

Perkins, James 1 

Perkins, Samuel S 3 

Perry, Lyman 1 

Pickering, John .. . 1 

Piper, Solomon 1 

Plummer, Farnham 1 

Pope, William 4 

Preston, Jonathan 4 

Q 

Quincy, Samuel 2 

R 

Reed, Lyman 1 

Reed, Sampson 2 

Revere. Joseph W 1 

Rich, Otis 3 

Rich, Thomas P.. 2 

Richardson, Thomas. ... 3 

Robbins, Edward H 1 

Robinson, Simon W. ... 1 

Rogers, Henry B 5 

Russell, Benjamin 4 

Russell, Nathaniel P 2 

S 

Savage, James 2 

Savage, James S 1 

Stedman, Josiah 1 

Stevens, John. See note. 

Shipley, Simon G 1 

Sleeper, Jacob 2 

Smith, Benjamin 1 

Sprague, Thomas 1 

Sumner, Timothy A. . . . 2 

T 

Tilden, Bryant P 1 

Tilden, Joseph 1 

Tileston, William 2 

Topliff, Samuel 1 

Torrey, George W 1 

U 

Upham, Phineas 1 

Urann, Richard 2 

W 

Wales, Thomas B 1 

Washburn, William 2 

Webster, Redford. See note. 

Wells, Charles 2 

Wells, Charles A 1 

Wells, John B 1 

Welsh, Thomas, Jr 3 

Wetmore, Thomas 11 

White, Benjamin F 1 

Whiting, James 1 

Wightman, Joseph M. . . 3 

Wilkins, Charles 2 

Wilkins, John H 3 

Wilkinson, Simon 2 

Williams, George F 1 

Williams, Moses 1 

Willis, Clement 2 

Woodberry, Charles 1 

Woodman, Charles T. . . 1 



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INDEX 



COMMON COUNCIL. 



[The references are to Wards. ~] 



Abbott, Andrew 3 

Abbott, George W 5 

Abbott, Samuel L 10 

Adams, Aaron 2 

Adams, Asa 3 

Adams. George W 7 

Adams, Joseph T 4 

Adams, Paul 6 

Adams, Philip 3 

Adams, Seth 12 

Adan, John R 3 

Albertson, William S. . . 2 

Alger, Cyrus 12 

Allen, James B 2 

Allison, John 3 

Amee, Jacob 9 

Amee, J. L. C 12 

Arnory, Jonathan 7 

Amory, Thomas C 9 

Andrews, Henry 2 

Appleton, Benjamin B. . 7 

Appleton, Ebenezer 6 

Appleton, Samuel 6 

Appleton, Samuel A. . . . 7 

Arnold, Charles 3 

Aspinwall, Samuel 1 

Atkins, Ebenezer 2 

Atkins, John 4 

Austin, Elbridge G 7, 10 

Austin, Samuel, Jr 6 

Ayer, Joseph C 2 

B 

Bacon, John A 7 

Bailey, Davis W 12 

Bailey, Ebenezer 8, 10 

Bailey, Edwin C 3 

Baker, Joel, Jr 12 

Baker, J ohn 8 

Baker, Ruel 10,11 

Baldwin, Aaron 10 

Ballard, Daniel 2 

Ballard, John 9 

Banister, John F 10 

Barker, Prescott 6 

Barnard, Charles 10 

Barry, John H 7 

Barry, William 1 

Bartiett, Daniel, Jr 1 

Bartlett, John W 1 

Bartiett, Levi 7 

Bassett, Francis 8 

Bassett, Joseph 1 

Batchelder, John L 8 

Bates, Ezekiel 3 

Bates, Joseph L 5 

Bates, Martin 2 

Battles, Jason D 3 

Bayley, Henry E 7 

Bazin, George W 6 

Beal, Benjamin 5 

Beal, Jairus 5 

Beal, James H 8 

Beal, Thacher 9 

Bean, Aaron H 10 

Bean, Jedediah P 12 

Belknap, John 7 



Bell, William A 10 

Bemis, Charles 12 

Bent, Adam 12 

Bethune, George 10 

Betteley, Albert 1 

Betton, Ninian C 1 

Bigelow, George T 7 

Bigelow, John P 9 

Bigelow, Lucius A 3 

Binney, Matthew 5 

Blake, Edward 4, 7 

Blake, James 12 

Blake, William 9 

Blanchard, Abraham W. 5 

Blanchard, Geo. D. B. . 2 

Bliss, Levi 10 

Blodgett, Luther 10 

Boardman, Benjamin G. 6 

Boardman, Charles .... 5 

Boies, Jeremiah S 9 

Boles, John 3 

Boles, Levi 5 

Bonney, Pelham 5 

Bosworth, Hiram 3 

Bourne, Abner 8 

Bowker, John H 1 

Boyd, John P 2 

Boynton, James 1 

Boynton, Perkins 1 

Brackett, Richard 2 

Bradbury, Samuel A. . . . 3 

Bradford, Gamaliel, .... 9 

Bradford, Rufus B 7 

Bradford, W. B. See Note. 

Bradlee, David W 8 

Bradlee, John R 9 

Bradlee, Joseph 7 

Bradlee, Josiah 8 

Bradlee, Josiah P 4, 7 

Bradlee, Samuel 12 

Bradley, Joseph 3 

Bradley, Joseph H 8 

Bragg, S. A. B 10 

Bra'inard, Edward H. . . 12 

Breed, Aaron 8 

Breed, Horace A 11 

Brewer, Nathaniel 8 

Brewer, Thomas 11 

Brigham, Benajah 3, 4 

Brigham, Levi 9 

Brimmer, George W. ... 11 
Brinley, Francis, Jr. 9, 10, 7 

Brinley , George 10 

Brooks, Charles 9 

Brooks, Edward 7 

Brooks, Noah 12 

Brooks, Peter C 8 

Brooks, William G 7 

Brown, Asa 12 

Brown j Benjamin B 12 

Brown Charles 6 

Brown, Charles H 9 

Brown, Francis , . 5 

Brown, James 8 

Bryant, David 10 

Bryent, Walter .... 9 

Buckley, Joseph 8 

Bullard, Asa 11 

Bullard, Calvin 11 



Bullard, Silas 8 

Burbank, Robert 1 4 

Burchstead, Benjamin . . 8 

Burgess, Charles S 10 

Burgess, William C 3 

Burnham, Andrew 2 

Burr, Theophilus 5 

Burr, Theophilus, Jr 5 

Burrage, William 7 

Buttrick, Cyrus 1 

C 

Cullender, Richard 9 

Calrow, William H 2 

Carlisle, George 2 

Carnes, William R 2 

Carpenter, William 9 

Carruth, Nathan 2 

Carter, Richard B 6 

Carter, Solomon 3 

Cary, Alpheus 12 

Cary, Isaac 11 

Center, John 1 

Chandler, Peleg W 6 

Chapin, David 7, 8 

Chapman, Jonathan .... 6 

Chessman, Samuel 3 

Child, Stephen 12 

Chipman, George W. ... 5 

Clapp, Otis 6 

Clapp, William W. Jr. . 11 

Clark, Benjamin 2 

Clark, Calvin W 9 

Clark, James 3 

Clark, John M 4 

Clarke, Manlius S 11 

Coburn, Daniel J 5 

Cobb, James J 3 

Coffin, George W 5 

Coffin; Nathaniel W. . . 7 

Cofran, George 3 

Cole, Morrill 2 

Collamore. John, Jr. 10 

Coney, Jabez 12 

Conley, Charles C 12 

Cook, Charles E 9 

Cook, Zebedee, Jr 9 

Coolidge, Joseph 4 

Coolidge, William D. . . 5 

Copeland, Elisha, Jr. ... 11 

Cornell, Walter 12 

Cowdin, Robert. 11, 10 

Crafts, John W 12 

Cragin, Daniel 7 

Cragin, Lorenzo S 4 

Crane, Horatio N 12 

Crane, Larra 3 

Crane, Samuel D 12 

Critchet, Thomas 3 

Crockett, George W 4 

Crosby; Frederick 5 

Crosby, Sumner 12 

Crowninshield, F. B. . . 4 

Cruft, Edward, Jr 8 

Cumings, B. \, 1, 11 

Cumnnngs, Cyrus 3 

Cummings, Jolin A 1J 

Cunningham, A. Jr. . .., 4 

Cunningham, N. F. . . , , 5 



INDEX 



179 



Curtis, Charles P 7 

Curtis, Thomas B 4, 7 

Cushing, Henry W 9 

dishing, John 1 

Cutler, Amos 8 

Cutter, Ammi 4 

Cutter, Samuel L 1 

D 

Dacey, John 1 

Dale, Ebenezer 6 

Dall, William 11 

Dalton, Henry L 1 

Damrell, Jno. S 5, 6 

Danforth, Isaac 7 

Dascomb, Thomas R. . . . 10 

Davis, George 11 

Davis, Henry 2 

Davis, J . Amory 6 

Davis. John 1 

Davis, Jonathan 9 

Demerest, Samuel C 12 

Demond, Charles 8 

Denison,James 10 

Denny, Daniel 8 

Derby, Elias H 7 

Dexter, Franklin 9 

Dexter, George S 12 

Dexter, John B. Jr 7, 8 

Dexter, Theodore 3, 4 

Dickinson, Daniel 2 

Dillaway, William 1 

Dimmock, John L 8 

Dingley, John T 11, 12 

Dodd, Benjamin 1 

Dodd, James 10 

Doggett, J ohn 11 

Doherty, Cornelius 1 

Doolittle, Lucius 4 

Dorr, Joseph H 8 

Dorr, Samuel 7 

Dorr, William B 12 

Dorrance, Oliver B 8 

Drake, Andrew 10 

Drake, Jeremy 12 

Drake, Tisdale 6, 9 

Dresser. Jacob A 4 

Drew, Elijah 8 

Drew, Joseph L 9 

Dudley, James H 3 

Dunbar, Peter 1 

Dunham, Josiah 12 

Dunham, Josiah, Jr 12 

Dunnels, Amos A 2 

Dupee, Charles 3 

Dupee, Horace 8 

Durant, Henry F 6 

Dutton. Henry W 10 

Dyer, Ezra 5 

Dyer, John D 3 

Dyer, Oliver 3 

E 

Eaton, William 1,3 

Eaton, William 12 

Eaton, William G 8 

Edmands, George W. . . 5 

Edwards, Henry 6, 7 

Eldredge, Edward H. . . 7 

Elliot, John 1 

Ellis, Ebenezer 5 

Ellis, Jabez 11 

Ellis, Jonathan 10 

Ellis, Rowland 3 

Ellis, Samuel 2 

Emerson, Charles 3 

Emerson, Romanus 12 



Emmes, Samuel 2 

Emmons, John L 10 

Emmons, Joshua 3 

Erving, Edward S 11, 9 

Eustis, William T 4,7 

Eveleth, Joseph 4,5 

Everett, Otis 11 

F 

Farley, Charles B 4 

Farnsworth, Amos 3 

Farnsworth, Ezra 6 

Farnum, Henry 4 

Faxon, Fras. E 4 

Faxon, Isaiah 1 

Faxon ', Nathaniel 2 

Fay, Richard S 10 

Felt, George W 3 

Fennelly, Robert 1 

Fenno, John 2 

Fessenden, Benjamin . . 1 

Fisher, Oliver 12 

Fisher, Willard N 5 

Fitch, Jeremiah 4 

Fitch, Jonas 8 

Fletcher, Henry W 12 

Flint, Joshua B 4 

Flint, Waldo 7 

Follett, Dexter 3 

Ford, Wm. C 2,4 

Forristall, Ezra 6 

Foster, William. See Note. 

Fowle, Henry, Jr 2 

Fowle, James 5 

Fowle, Joshua B 1 

Fowle, Wm. B. Jr 11 

Fox, Horace 1 

Francis, David 10 

Frederick, Jabez 7 

French, Benj 8 

French, Charles 1 

French, George P 12 

French, John 12 

French, Jonas H 9 

Frost, Jairus A 11 

Frost, Oliver 1 

Frost, Walter 7 

Frothingham, G. W. . . . 11 

Frothingham, Samuel . . 11 

Fuller, Abraham W. . . . 3 

G 

Gardiner, Henry D 2 

Gardner, Francis 8 

Gardner, Henry J 4 

Gardner, John 6 

Gay, George 12 

Gibbens, Daniel L 9, 10 

Gibson, Kimball 6 

Gibson, Nehemiah 2 

Gilbert, Samuel, Jr 11 

Gilbert, Sylvester P. ... 8 

Gill, Perez 11 

Goddard, William 7 

Goodhue, Samuel 6 

Goodwin, Daniel 2 

Goodwin, William F. . . 4 

Gordon, George W 4 

Gore. Christopher 1 

Goss, Emery 2 

Gould, Benjamin A 9 

Gould, Frederick 1,2 

Gould, Thomas 3 

Gove, Austin 2 

Grant, Moses 4 

Gray, Henry D 1 

Gray, John C 9 



Greely, Philip, Jr 5 

Green, John, Jr 11, 12 

Greenough, Wm. W. ... 4 

Gregg, Washington P. . 4 

Grosvenor, L. P 1,4 

Guild, Samuel E 11 

H 

Hale, Geo. S 7 

Hale, Theodore P 11 

Hall, Andrew T 9 

Hall, Daniel 12 

Hall, Edward F 11 

Hall, Martin L 4 

Hall, Samuel W 4 

Hallet, George 4 

Hamblen, David 11 

Hammond, Nathaniel . . 5 

Hapgood, Lyman S 5 

Harding, Wm. B 12 

Harlow, Ezra 12 

Harrington, W. A 8 

Harris, Isaac 1 

Harris, James 9 

Harris, Joseph, Jr 12 

Harris, Leach 8 

Harris, Samuel 8 

Harris, William G 5 

Harrod, Noah 2 

Hartshorn, E. P 5 

Haskell, Daniel N 7,8 

Haskell, Elias 5 

Haskell, Levi B 5 

Haskell, William 3 

Hastings, Edmund T. . . 5 

Hastings, Joseph S 6 

Hatch, Henry 12 

Hatch, Samuel 7 

Haughton, James 4 

Haven, Calvin W 11 

Haviland, Thomas 6 

Hay, Joseph 11 

Hayden, William 10 

Haynes, Henry W 7 

Hay ward, Ebenezer .... 12 

Hay ward. James 8 

Healy, John P 7 

Hennessey, Edward .... 6 

Henshaw, Joseph L 6 

Hildreth, Richard 8 

Hillard, George S 6 

Hinckley, Holmes 11 

Hinds, Calvin P 8 

Hinks, Edward W 3 

Hobart, Aaron 11 

Hobart, Enoch 5 

Hobart, James T 7 

Hobbs, John W. F 11 

Holden, Joel M 1 

Hollis, Thomas 2 

Holmes, Barzillai 11 

Homer, Samuel J. M . . . 10 

Hooper, Henry N 1 

Hopkins, Solomon 10 

Hovey, James G 1 

Howard, Charles 11 

Howard, Eleazer. See note. 

Howard, Joseph W 12 

Howard, Thomas M 9 

Howard, William H. . . 12 

Howard, William P. ... 1 

Howe, John 12 

Howe, Joseph N 12 

Howe, Joseph N., Jr. ... 6 

Howe, William 4 

Howes, Osborn 12 

Howes, Willis 12 

Hudson, Thomas 1 



180 



INDEX. 



Hunting, Thomas 12 

Hutchins, Ezra C 7 

J 

Jactaon, Eben 12 

J ackson, Francis 12 

Jackson, Patrick T 7 

James, Benjamin 12 

James, John "W 2,4 

Janes, Henry B 12 

Jenkins, Horace 9 

Jenkins, Joshua 12 

Jenkins, Solon 12 

Jepson, Samuel 3 

Jewell, Harvey 5, 4 

Jewett, Darwin E 4 

Johnson, Caleb S 3 

Johnson, Ebenezer .... 6 

Johnson, George W. ... 2 

Jones, Eliphalet 5 

Jones, George S 6 

Jones, Isaac 12 

Jones, Josiah 31 8 

Jones, Justin 10 

Jones, Peter C 9 

Jones, Samuel 3 

Jones, Thomas 12 

Josselyn, F. M. Jr 12 

Josselyn, .Lewis 2 

K 

Keith, Robert 1 

Kelly, Daniel D 2 

Kendall, Ezekiel 5 

Kendall, Thomas .... 5 
Kendall, Timothy C. ..1,3 

Kent. Henry S 2 

Kent, William V 5 

Kimball, Benjamin 3 

Kimball, Daniel 10 

Kimball, Moses 10 

Kimball, Otis 10 

Kinsman, H. W 11 

Krogman. Samuel B. . . . 1 

Krueger, William A. . . . 1 

L 

Lamb, Thomas 8 

Lamson, Benjamin 2 

Lane, George 5 

Lawrence, Abbott 7 

Lawrence, James 4 

Lawrence, S. Abbott ... 4 

Leahy, John 7 

Learnard, George W. . . 6 

Learnard, Wm. H 1 

Leavens, Simon D 7 

Leavitt, Joseph M 2 

Leeds, Henry 1 

Leeds, Samuel 12 

Leighton, Charles 5 

Lerow, Lewis 1 

Lewis, Asa 4 

Lewis, George W 4 

Lewis, Joseph W 6 

Lewis, AVinslow 11 

Lewis, Winslow, Jr 10 

Libby, J.G. L 1 

Lincoln, Ezra 6 

Lincoln, Ezra, Jr 10 

Lincoln, Hawkes 9 

Lincoln, Henry 6, 4 

Lincoln, Jared 6 

Lincoln, Levi R 3 

Lincoln. Noah, Jr 1 

Little, William, Jr 12 

Littlehale, Sargent S. . . 4 

Lodge, Giles 11 



Loring, Caleb G 1 

Loring, Jonathan 6 

Loring, Perez 5 

Lothrop, Ansel 10 

Loud . Andrew J 11 

Lounsburv, Wm. H 3 

Lovejoy, Reuben 10 

Lovejoy, William R. . . . 1 

Lovell, Michael 3 

Lowell, John, Jr 10 

M 

Mahan, Benjamin F 3 

Mann, Nehemiah P 12 

Manning, Francis C 8 

Marble, William 1 

Marrett, Philip 7, 11 

Marsh, Robert 3 

Martin, Israel 10 

Marvin, Theophilus R. . . 7 

Mason, Henry 12 

Mason, Julian O 11 

Mathews, Thomas A. . . . 1 

Maynard, Jesse 10 

Mayo, Charles 11 

Mayo, Watson G 2 

McAIlaster, James 5 

McCarthy, Charles J... 7 

McGilvray, David F 8 

McGowan, WilliamS... 11 

McLellan, George W. .. 11 

McLellan, Isaac, Jr 9 

Means, James 4, 7 

Meriam, Edward P. . . . 5 

Merriam, Joseph W. ... 9 

Meriam, Levi 9 

Merrill. William B 9 

Messinger, Daniel 10 

Messinger, George W. .. 4 

Milton, Ephraim 2 

Minns, Thomas 8 

Minot, Albert T 11 

Munroe, James 2 

Moody, David 6 

Mooney, Thomas 3 

Morey, George, Jr 11 

Morrison, Albert P 1 

Morrison, Nahum M. . . . 9 

Morse, Elijah 7 

Moseley, David C 10 

Motley, Thomas 6 

Moulton, Thomas 2 

Mullin,JohnR 10 

Munroe, Abel B 1 

N 

Nash, Nathaniel C 10 

Nazro, John G 11 

Nevers, Benjamin 31. . . 11 

Newcomb, Norton 1 

Newell, Joseph R 8 

Nichols, George N 4 

Nicolson, Samuel 7 

Norcross, Loring 5 

Nottage, Samuel C 1 

Nowefl, Charles 9 

Noyes, George N 12 

Noyes, Nicholas 12 

Nurse, Gilbert 1 

O 

Ober, John P 1 

Odin, John, Jr 9 

Oliver, Francis J 6,10 

Oliver, Henry J 1 

Oliver, Samuel P 1 

Olney, Stephen W 2 

Orne, Henry 2 

Orrock, James L. P. . . . 8 



Otis, George W 5 

Otis, George W. Jr 5 

P 

Page, Chauncy 12 

Page, Edward 4 

Page, George 12 

Page, Thaddeus 1, 2 

Page, Timothy R 8 

Paine, R.T 10,11 

Palfrey, William 1 

Palmer, Benjamin F. . . 2 

Palmer, Julius A 3 

Park, John C 5 

Parker, Amos B 3 

Parker, Benjamin 6 

Parker, Charles H 6 

Parker, Francis J 11 

Parker, Isaac 7 

Parker, John B 7, 8 

Parker, William 5 

Parker, William 10 

Parkman, William 1 

Parks, Luther 6 

Parmelee, Asaph 11 

Parrott, William W. ... 8 

Paul, Joseph F 11 

Peabody, Augustus .... 7 

Peabody.O. W. B 9 

Peak, John 3 

Penniman, Scammell ... 2 

Perkins, James 8 

Perkins, John S 5 

Perkins, Samuel 4 

Perkins, Samuel S 12 

Perrin, Payson 11 

Phelps, Abel 4, 5 

Phillips, George W 10 

Phillips, John L 11 

Phillips, Thomas W 7 

Pickman, Benjamin T. . . 7 

Pierce, Gilbert E 2 

Pierce, Josiah 10 

Piper, Solomon 10 

Plumer, Avery, Jr 5 

Plummer, Farnham .... 7 

Plympton, Henry 5 

Poland, Horace 3 

Pollard, Abner W 2 

Pond, Benjamin 2 

Pond, Joseph A 5 

Pope, Benjamin 12 

Pope, Thomas B 4 

Pope, William 11 

Porter, Edward F 2 

Porter, Jonathan 6 

Pratt, Eleazer 1 

Pray, Lewis G 5 

Preble, N-C. A 5 

Prescott, Bradbury G. . . 2 

Prescott, Edward G 9 

Prescott, William 9 

Preston, Jonathan 9, 10 

Prince, Hezekiah 10 

Pritchard, Oilman 11 

Proctor, John 12 

Prouty , J oel 6 

Putnam, John P 6 

Q 

Quincy, Josiah, Jr 4 

R 

Raymond, Freeborn F. . 4 

Raymond, Thatcher R. . . 2 

Raymond, Zebina L. . . . 1 

Rayner, John 4 

Ra'yner, John J 4 

Reed, Edward 10 



INDEX. 



181 



Reed, Oliver 2 

Heed, Reuben 5 

Reed, Thomas 2 

Reed, William 10 

Rice, Alexander H 11 

Rice, Henry 7 

Rice, Israel C 5 

Rice, John P 10 

Richards, Calvin A 11 

Richards, Francis 10, 9 

Richards, Joel 10 

Richardson, Benjamin P. 8 

Richardson, Bill 11 

Richardson, James B. . . 8 

Richardson^ Jeffrey .... 8 

Richardson, Josiah B. . . 11 

Richardson, William F. 11 

Ricker, George D 1 

Riley, James 7 

Robbins, Edward H 9 

Robbins, Joseph 2 

Roberts. Davis B 6 

Roberts^ J. Milton 3 

Roberts, John G 11 

Roberts, Joseph D 5 

Robinson, Edward F 9 

Robinson, John H 6 

Robinson, Simon W. ... 1 

Roby, Dexter 3 

Rogers, Charles 8 

Ropes, Samuel W 10 

Ross, Jeremiah 3 

Roulstone, Michael 5 

Russell, Benjamin 8 

Russell, Benjamin F 2 

Russell, James W 3 

Russell, John B 9 



Sampson, George R 10, 5 

Sampson, George T 2 

Sanborn, Erastus W 3 

Sanborn, GreenleafC. . . 11 

Sanger, George P 11 

Sargent, Ensign 6 

Sargent, Henry 8 

Sargent, Lucius M. See note. 

Savage, George 11, 12 

Savage, James 8, 10 

Sears, Joshua 3, 8 

Sears, Philip H 6 

Seaver, Benjamin 4, 5 

Seaver, Joshua, Jr 6 

Seaver, Nathaniel 4 

Seaver, Norman 9 

Sever, James W 7,9 

Severance, Jonathan B. 3 
Shackford, Richard .... 2 

Shattuck, Lemuel 10, 11 

Shaw, George A 5 

Shaw, G. Howland ... 6 

Shaw, Jesse 6 

Shaw, Robert G 4 

Shelton, Stephen 9, 10 

Shelton, Thomas J 8 

Shipley, Simon G 3 

Silsby, Enoch 7 

Simmons, Hiram 6 

Simonds, Alvan 12 

Simonds, Jonathan .... 10 

Simonds, William 5 

Slade, John, Jr 7 

Slade, Lucius 5 

Slade, Robert 10 

Sloan, Samuel W 12 



Smith, George W 2, 3 

Smith, Joseph 10,12 

Snelling, Enoch H 1 

Snelling, John 3 

Snow, Asa B 3 

Snow, Ephraim L 5 

Southard, Zibeon 12 

Souther, Henry 12 

Spear, William T 3 

Spinney, Samuel R 12 

Spooner, William B 4 

Sprague, C 10,11,12 

Sprague, George W. ... 12 

Sprague, Thomas 3 

Sprague, William 8 

Standish, L. Miles 9 

Starbuck, Charles C 10 

Stearns, Charles H 1 

Stearns, Elijah 1 

Stearns, Jacob 3 

Stebbins, John B 12 

Stedman, Francis D 4 

Stedman, Josiah 11 

Stetson, Alpheus 12 

Stetson, Sidney A 9 

Stevens, Benjamin 12 

Stevens, Benjamin F. . . 6 

Stevens, Isaac 10 

Stevens, James M 3 

Stevens, John 6, 12 

Stevens, John 11 

Stevens, Oliver 4 

Stevens, Seriah 12 

Stimpson, Frederick H. 6 

Stodder, Joseph 2 

Stodder, J. W. T 9 

Stone, Artemas 7 

Stone, Joseph 2 

Story, Joseph 5 

Stover, Theophilus 12 

Stowe, Freeman 5 

Sturtevant, Noah 4 

Sullivan, William 6 

Suter, Hales W 7 

Swallow, Asa 3,4 

Sweet, Samuel 7 



Talbot, Samuel, Jr 

Tappan, Lewis 

Tarbell, Eben 

Tarbell, Silas P 

Thacher, William S 

Thaxter, Jonathan 

Thaxter, Samuel 

Thayer, Elias B 

Thayer, Frederic F 

Thayer, Gideon F 7, 

Thayer, Joel 

Thayer, Joseph H 

Thorn, Isaac 

Thomas, George F 

Thomas, William 

Thompson, Erasmus .... 

Thompson, John 

Thompson, N. A ( 

Thompson, Thomas H.. . 

Thorndike, John H 

Thurston, Caleb 

Tillson, John 

Tilton, Stephen, Jr 

Titcomb, Stephen 

Tombs, Michael 

Topliff, Samuel 

Torrey, Charles 



Torrey, Samuel D 4 

Townsend, Isaac P 12 

Townsend, Samuel R. . . 5 

Tracy, Charles 5 

Train, Enoch 6 

Tremere, J ohn B 1,2 

Trull, Ezra 4 

Truman, John F 2 

Tubbs, Mical 8 

Tucker, John C 3 

Tucker, Stephen 11 

Tufts, Quincy 4 

Turner, Charles A 1 

Turner, Job 1 

Turner, John 2 

Turner, Otis 11 

Tuttle, Jedediah 10 

Tuxbury, George W 6 

Tyler, John 10 

Tyler, John S 8 

Tyler, Jerome W 4 

U 

Upham, Henry 6 

Upham,Phineas 10 

Urann, Richard 11 

V 

Vinal, Alvin. 6 

Vinson, Thomas M 12 

Vose, Edward A 1 

Vose, Joshua 11 

Vose, Josiah 11 

Vose, Thomas 11 

W 

Wadsworth, Alexander 4 

Wakefield, Enoch H. . . 3 

Waldron, Samuel W. Jr. 11 

Wales, Samuel 10 

Wales, Thomas B 10 

Ward, Artemas 3 

Ward, Samuel D 7 

Ward, Thomas W 7 

Ware, Ephraim G 12 

Ware, Horatio G 5 

Warner, Barnet F 5 

Warren, Daniel 5 

Warren, George W 8 

Warren, John A 10 

Washburn, Calvin 5 

Washburn! Cyrus 2 

Washburn, Frederic L. 8 

Washburn, W. R. P. . . . 4 

Waters, Isaac 6 

Watts, Francis 8 

Webster, John G 6 

Webster, William E 4 

Wedger, John B 1 

Weeks, William A 8 

Welles, John 9 

Wellington, Alfred A. . 4 

Wells, Charles 1 

Wells. John B 1, 2 

Wellsj Thomas 3 

Wetmore, Thomas 7 

Wheeler, Joseph 1 

Wheeler, Samuel 11, 12 

Wheelwright, George . . 5 

White, Warren, 11, 12 

Whiting, James 3 

Whitman, Samuel P. . . 1 

Whitney, Moses, Jr 9 

Whitney, William 9 

Whiton, David 7 



INDEX 



Whit on, James M 4 

Whiton, Lewis C 12 

Whitteniore, George 8 

Whittemore, James F. . . 12 

Wildes, William 2 

Wiley, Thomas 6 

Wil kins, Charles 4 

Wilkins, John H 6 

Wilkinson, Simon 1 

Willard, Aaron, Jr 12 

Willcutt. Levi L 9 

Willett, Joseph 11 

Williams, Elijah, Jr 5 



Williams, Eliphalet .... 8 ; 

Williams, Horace 6, V 

Williams, Moses 12 

Williams, Samuel K. ... 8 

Williamson, William C. 4 

Willis, Benjamin 8 

Willis, Clement 9 

Willis, Horatio M 7 

Wilson, George 1 

Winslow. Isaac 5 

Winter, Francis B 6 

Winthrop, G. T 6 

Wood, Amos 9 



Wood, Benjamin, 2d .. .. 2 
Woodman,' Charles T.. . . 1 

Woodman. George 10 

Wright, James 12 

Wright, John M 5,8 

Wright, William 6,12 

Wright, Winslow 5 

Wyman, Abraham G. . 5 

Y 

Yeaton, Benjamin 10 



INDEX 



A 

Aldermen. Rules and Orders, - - 33 

names and residences, - - -55 

powers and duties, - - - 17 

vacancies in, - - - - - 10 

election of, 10, 11 

no choice of, - - - - - 10 

Standing Committees of, - - 60 

Chairman of, - - - - 16, 33 
Appropriations, 

additions to, - - - - -42 

transfers of, - - - - - 42 

Amendment of Rules and Orders, - 38, 50 

Accounts, Board of, - - - - - 95 

Committee on, - - - - 58 

County, Committee on, - - - 60 

Armories, Committee, - - - - 60 

Assessors' Department, Committee on, - 58 

Assessors, and how chosen, &c, - 19,61 

Assistant, 61 

Auditor of Accounts, ----- 92 
Advertising, &c, 90 

B 

By-Laws, titles to, ----- 41 

Ballot, election by, 53 

Buildings, Public, 

Committee on, - - - - 59 

Superintendent of, - 83 
Burials, (see Cemeteries.) 

Bridges, Committee on, - 60 
Superintendents of, 62, 63, 64, 65, 66 

Bells and Clocks, Committee on, - - 60 

Board of Accounts, ----- 95 

Bark, &c, Measurers of, - - - - 93 

Boats, &c, Weighers of, - - - - 93 

Bundle Hay, Inspectors of, ... 93 

Ballast, Inspectors of, - 93 
Business, Order of, 37, 49 

Births, registry ot, 78 

Bills, approval of, 44 

Boylston Fund, trustees, - - - - 83 
Broadway Railroad location, - - - 143 

C 
Carriage hire, bills for. - - - - 44 

Cochituate Water Board, - - - - 92 

Committees, -------58 

not to act separately, - - - 43 
joint records and reports of, - - 43 
time allowed for reporting, - - 43 
powers and duties, - - - - 51 

Conference, ----- 41 

Joint Standing, - - - 39, 58 
number of members, - - - 39 
how appointed, - - - - 41 

of the Whole, .... 51 

Standing, how appointed, - - 41 
when not to sit, - - - - 51 

amounts to expend, - - 38, 42 

Clerk of, 59 

Chairman of, - - - 37, 41, 52 
chosen by ballot, - - - - 51 
Chairman of, pro tern., - - 52 
Notice of Meetings, - - - 52 
when to report, - - - - 37 
of Board of Aldermen, - 36, 60 



Claims, --------40 

Committee on, - - - - 58 

Chairman of Committees, - - - 41, 51 
of Board of Aldermen, - 10, 55 

City Charter, 5 

how altered, ----- 21 

City Debt, amount of, .... 124 

vote to increase, - - - - 42 

Committee on, - - - - 41 

City Officers, times of choice, - 125 

City Council, powers of, - - - - 18 

ineligible to other offices, - - 21 
rules of, - - - - - - 39 

City Council, former members, - - -154 

City Physician, 78 

Common Council, 56 

Committees of, - - - - 60 
organization of, - - - - 17 
how chosen, ----- 12 

rules of, 45 

vacancies in, - - - - 12, 13 

President, 18 

Clerk of, - - - - 18, 53, 57 
Cemeteries, Committee on, - - - 60 

Coroners, 94 

Conferences, 41 

City Clerk, 16, 57 

vacancy, ------ 17 

absence, 17 

County Accounts, Committee on, - - 60 

Officers. 94 

Common, &c, Committee on, - - - 60 
Superintendent of, - - - 84 

Constables, 89 

Clocks, &c, Committee on, - - - 60 
Court House, Keeper of, - - - - 95 
Courts, officers of, 94 

Cullers of Hoops, &c, - - - - 93 

City Crier, 93 

Charitable Institutions, - - - - 59 
Consulting Physicians, - - - - 78 

Chief of Police, 87 

Correction, House of, - 81 

Cambridge railroad locations, - - - 136 

D 

Debt, City, 124 

increase of, 42 

Committee on, - - - - 58 
Deaths, registry of, - - - - - 78 

Deeds, register of, 95 

Division of questions, - - - - 36, 49 
Decorum of members, - - - - 47 

Doubted votes, 49 

Disagreement of two Boards, - - - 41 
Dorchester Avenue Railroad locations, - 140 

E 

Excuses for not voting, 48 

Elections by ballot, 53 

External Health, Committee on, - - 60. 

Engines, officers, and members, - - 69 

Engineer, City, ------ 92 

Assistant do. 92 

Engineers, pay, &c, 69 



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F 

Finance, Committee on, 58 

Furnaces, &c, do. 60 

Faneuil Hall, Committee on, 60 

Superintendent of, - - - 84 

Fire Department, 69 

Committee on, 60 

Officers of, 69 

Fire Alarms, Superintendent, &c, - 72 

Stations, ----- 73 

Committee, ----- 58 

Fence Viewers, ----- 93 

Field Drivers, 93 

Further time to report, 37 

Funeral Undertakers, 79 

Fuel Committee, ----- 58 

G 

General Meetings, ----- 30 

Government, City, ----- 55 

Grain, measurer of, 93 

H 

Harbor of Boston, Committee on, - - 59 

Acts, - 75 

Master, - 75 

commission, ----- 77 

House of Correction, 82 

Reformation, 81 

Industry, &c, - 81 

Hospital, Lunatic ----- 82 

Health Department, 78 

Board of, 20 

Superintendent of, 78 

Hay Weighers, 93 

Hay, Inspectors of, 93 

Highways, Surveyors of, - - - - 21 

Hoops and Staves, Cullers of, - ^ - 93 

Hacks, &c, Supt. of, ... - 87 

Horse Railroads, Rules, - - - - 130 

Locations, 132 

I 

Internal Health, Committee on, - - 60 

Industry, House of, - - - - 81 

Instruction, Public, Committee on, - 59 

Inspectors of Prisons, 95 
Institutions at South Boston and Deer 

Island, Committee on, - - 59 

Officers, 80 

J 

Jail, Committee on, ----- 60 

Joint Rules and Orders, - 39 

Joint Standing Committees, - 58 

bow composed, 39 

records to be kept, 43 

Chairman of, 51 

reports of, - •■■ - - » 43 

Jailer, Deputy, ----- - 94 

Justices, Police Court, - 94 

L 

Lunatic Hospital, *■ - ■ - - 82 

Licenses, Committee on, 60 

Lands, Public, Committee on, - - 59 

Superintendent of, - - - 84 

Lamps, number of, &c, 83 

Committee on, 60 

Superintendent of, . - - 83 

Lighters, Weigher of, ... - 93 

Lime. Inspector of, 93 

Leather, Measurer of, 93 
Library, Public, 

Committee on, 59 

Trustees, 85 



Library Public, 

Librarian, 85 

Superintendent, 85 

Lock-ups, Keeper of, 95 

M 

Motions to be in writing, - - - 36, 49 

withdrawn, ----- 34 

Members, rights and duties of, - - 47 

Members not to speak more than twice, - 48 

not to stand up, 48 

not to be interrupted, 48 
not to be on more than two Com. 

mittees, 48 

not to be named, 50 
all to vote, - - - - 35, 49 

two or more rising, - - - 47 

interested, ----- 48 

seats of, - - - - - - 50 

Mayor and Aldermen, 55 

Mayor, absence of, - - - - - 15 

no choice of, 10 

election of, ----- 8 

decease of, - - - - - 24 

vacancy, ----- 24 

duties of, 22 

compensation, 21 

veto power, ----- 23 

Memorials, &c, - - - - - - 51 

Market, Committee on, 60 

Superintendent and assistants of, 86 

limits, 87 

Municipal Year, .... 7 

Messenger to City Council, 57 

Assistant, ----- 57 

Meetings of citizens; 30 

Marriages, &c, Registry of, - - - 78 

Measurer of Wood, Bark, &c, - - 93 

Marble, Surveyor of, - - - - - 93 
Mt. Washington Avenue, R. R. location, 143 

Middlesex Railroad locations, - - 137 

Metropolitan Railroad location, - - 132 

Milk, Inspector of, - - - - - 78 

Mount Hope Cemetery, 79 

N 

Newspapers, City, ----- ^90 

Non-concurrence, ----- 41 

O 

Oaths of office, ------ 15 

Order of business, - - - - 37,49 

Orders, titles of, 41 

to bave tw T o readings, 34 

Ordinances, titles of, - - - 41 

Overseers of the Poor, - - - 25, 82 

Officers, election of, time, &c, - - 125 

Orators of Boston, 126 

Organization of City Council, 15 

P 

Police Department, ----- 87 

Committee on, 60 

Court, 94 

Harbor, 88 

Probate Court, 95 

Paving, &c, Committee on, 60 

Prisons. Inspectors of, - - - - 95 

Physicians, Port, and City, 78 

Consulting, ----- 78 

Priority of Business, - - - - 37, 49 

Pound Keepers, - ----- 93 

Population of the City, - - - - 124 

President of the Council, 

rights and duties of, - - - 45 

absence of, 47 



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185 



President of the Council, 

substitution of, - - - - 46 

to call to order, 46 

Previous question, ----- 47 

Public Buildings, Superintendent of, - 83 

Committee on, 59 

Public Library, Committee on, - - 59 

Trustees, 85 

Public Instruction, Committee on, 59 
Public Lands, 

Superintendent of, 84 

Committee on, - - - 59 

advertising, ----- 90 

Poor, Overseers of, - - - - 25, 82 

Petitions, &c, ------ 51 

Printing, &c, Committee on, - - - 90 

Q 

Questions propounded, 34 

under debate, 34 
order of, - ... 34, 36, 50 
divisions of, - - - - 36, 49 

Quarantine boat, - - 78 

R 

Rules and Orders, 

Joint, 39 

Board of Aldermen, 33 

Common Council, 45 
suspension of, - - - 38, 50 
repeal or amendment of, - 38, 50 
Reduction of City Debt, 

Committee on, - - - - 58 

Resolves, what are, 42 
Representatives, 

election of, - - - - - 30 

Records of Committees, 43 

Reports, Clerks to make copies, - - 43 

to be in writing, 43 

Joint, 43 

agreed to by Committee, - - 43 

time allowed, - - - - 43 

Refreshments, bills for, 44 

Reconsideration, ----- 35 

Reformation, House of, - - - - 81 

Registrar, City, ------ 78 

Water, 92 

Registry of Births, &c, - ... 78 

Register of Deeds, ----- 95 

S 

Standing Committees, Joint, - 39 

members of, - - - - - 58 

Chairman of, 41 

meetings, how called, - 52 

of Aldermen, - 60 

to keep records, 43 

Selectmen since 1799, .... 129 

Sums, and times, votes on, - - 34, 46 

Suspension of rules, &c, - - 37, 50 

Seats of members, 50 

Sewers and Drains, 

Committee on, - - - - 60 

Superintendent of, 90 



Salaried Officers, how chosen, 
Solicitor, City, - - - - 
Steam Engines, 

Committee on, 

Boat, Captain, 
Streets and Ways, Committee on, 

Superintendent of, 
Surveyors of Highways, - 
Staves, &c, Cullers of, &c, 
Sheriffs, See., - 
Superior Court, Officers, 
Sealers of Weights and Measures, 
Schools, 

Committee, - - - 

organization, 

Superintendent, - 
Suffolk R. R. location, 



- 53 

- 91 

- 60 

- 81 

- 60 

- 91 

- 21 

- 93 

- 94 

- 94 

- 93 

25, 96 

26, 96 

- 96 

- 148 



T 

Transfers of appropriations, - 42 
Times and sums, votes on, - - 34, 46 

Taxes, ------- 19 

Treasurer, ----..-21 

Treasury Department, 91 

Committee on, ... 59 

Titles to ordinances, &c., 41 

Trucks, &c, Superintendent of, - - 87 

Two-thirds vote, ----- 42 
Truants, 

Officers for, 90 

U 

Undertakers, - 79 

Upper Leather, Measurer of, - - - 93 

V 

Votes, returns of, 28 

how transmitted, 29 

doubted, - - - - 36, 50 

of all required, 4§ 

Voters, qualified, - - - - 26, 27 

Vacancies in Ward Offices, &c, - - 7, 8 

W 

Water Department, 92 

Water, Committee on, .... 59 

Registrar, 92 

Ward Officers, ----- 7 ng 

Ward Officers, duties of, - - - - 8 

Vacancies, &c, 14 

Ward Rooms, - 124 

Warden, power and duties, 8 

Wards, boundaries, ----- 120 

division of, ----- 5 

Widening streets, Committee on, 60 

Wood, &c, Measurers of, - 93 
Weights and Measures, 

Sealers of, 93 

Wagons and Trucks, Superintendent of, 87 

y 

Yeas and Nays, 42 



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