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The Town Treasiirea*'* Annual Mcporf, 

Made in obedience to the vote of the totvn, May 7, 1832. 



Statement of the Receipts and Disbursements of 

the late Treasurer, George Barllctl, Esq. from March Is/, 1834, 
the dale en xvhicli the last Jlnnual licport ivas made, up to ^pril 
iOth, 1834, jchen the present Treasurer commenced the duties of 

Pike office, 
RECEIPTS. 

Balance in Treasury March ], 1SS4, 256 16 

Amount rec'd for rents of Market House, 190 00 
" " of S. Hovey,Jr. for taxes of 1833 1200 00 

'' borrowed of Savings' Bank to pay 

Note 129 2000 00 

3646 16 



DISBURSEMENTS. 

Amount paid Selectmen's order, No. 1* 266 69 

" " Money bor'd to meet expenses 

and interest, 972 57 

" " Town Debt, Note 129, 2000 00 

" '' Int. on Town Debt, 138 34 

" " Treasurer's salary from March 

to April, 20 83 



3398 43 



Balance in Treasurer's hands April 10, 

18.S4, 5^247 73 

April 11, 1834. By the certficate of the Committee of Fi- 
nance, this day made in the books of the Treasurer, it appears 
that the above account was examined and found correct. 



* The orders of the Selectmen will be found on another page. 



Statement of the Receipts and Disbursements 

from ^prillO, 1S34, to March S, 1835, which completes the 
year. 

RECEIPTS. 

Amount rec'd of G. Bartlett, Esq. balance^ 247 73 
" " for rents of Market House, 602 60 

*' borrowed in advance of taxes(vote of 

March 24) 9300 00 

" " to pay Town Debt, falling due, 6200 00 

•* rec'd of the estate of David Stetson, 3 75 
" " L. Tufts for rent of land, 10 00 

" " State for Military, 429 00 

" " S. Hovey, Jr. outstanding tax 

1832, 6 91 

' " *' do. do. 1833, 2850 40 

" do. do. 1834, 22142 19 

$41792 48 

DISBURSEMENTS. 

Amount paid Selectmen's orders, 7672 20 

** " Trustees of Schools, 7000 00 

" *' Overseers ofPoor, 2800 00 

*' " Int. on loans in anticipation of 

tax, 189 08 

" •* bor'd in anticipation of taxes, 8000 00 

" " Town Debt falling due, 6200 00 

*' "• Int. on Town Debt, 2807 91 

•« " xMilitary return tax, 79 59 

" " taxes Stoneham land, 61 

" " Auditing Com. (pr. vote May 

6, 1833) 1000 00 

" " Aud. Cora, (pr vote May '34) 3000 00 

" " Treasurer's salary 11 mos. 229 13 

^--— - ■ 38978 521 

B,ilaiice ill Treasury March 3. 1835, |28]3 96 



March 4, 1S35 Tlte subfcribers, tlie Cuimuitloe (;f Fir;;i;;cc, li.iTHig pxaiiiined 
the foregoing accounta of Abijali Goodridge, Town Treasurer, find the same cor- , 
rectly entered and cast, and tlie payinenia properly vouclied, anil tlic balanrein the 
hands of the Treasurer, twenty eight hundred and thirteen dollars and ninety lix 

cents. 

JOHN SOLEY, ^l 

GEO. BAR'ILETT, ( Committee of 
DAVID FOSDICK, { Finance. 

CHAS. THOMPSON. J 



•^* The amount of thirteen hundred dollars, hired in anticipation of the taxes, 
remains unpaid, because it could not be obtained when wanted for a lea* 
term than one year. It falls due in May next — the interest paid on all loans ob- 
tained in advance of taxes for 1834 is .$251 66. 



Statement of Appropriations. 

" At a Town Meeting, in Charlestown, May 6, 1S35. 
Voted, That the following sums be raised to defray the expenses of the Town the 
ensuing year and to meet any arrearages of last year: — 

For the support of the Poor, 2800 

Repairs of Highways, ' 1000 

Support of Schools, 7000 

Watching and lighting lamps, 2500 

Commissions to Collector and Abatements, 1500 

Assessors for making ta.xes, 400 

The First Parish in full for raising tower, 300 

Town Treasurer, 250 

" Clerk, 150 

" Messenger, 100 

" Clerk of Market and police officer, 50 

Contingencies, 2000 

Sinking Fund, 3000 

Interest on Town Debt, 2300 



Attest 



$23,350 
As appears of Record. 

DAVID DODGE, Town Clerk. 



The following exhibits the items in the various 

Orders of the Selcc'men, the time xohen draivn, and the amount. 

CONTINGENCIES. 

[Order No. 1, drawn March 3d, 1834.] 

Jonas L Jennerson, for services as Constable 

Dec. 1 , Water st. riot, 1 00 

Edward Nichols, Do. Do. Do. 1 00 

Stephen Wiley, carriage hire, 4 50 

Benj. Beii, amount paid by him as Chairman 

of Board of Health, 1 50 8 00 

[Order No. 2, April 7, 1S34.] 

W. S. Richardson, iron work on clock and bell, 22 32 

William Sawyer, attending examination in re- 
lation to murder of Wm Daniels, 35 00 

William Gordon, advice in relation to encroach- 
ment on Brooks street, 20 00 

Samuel Abbot, two reams of writing paper, 6 75 

Benjamin Thompson, wood and bark, 13 72 

Waitt & Merriam, taking down bell, making 

bell frame and putting the bell up, 100 46 

Jonathan Bridge, powder for the militia, 45 38 

W. W^ Wheildon, printing 1200 copies Ex- 
penses of 1833, and advertising, 47 I2| 

John Mitchell, services as Constable, Dec. 1, 

Water st. riot, 2 00 

Gershom Teel, iron v/ork at Market House, 1 88 

Caleb Symmes, Jr. services as Constable, 
Water st. riot, and for sundry bills by 
him paid, 7 14 301 77^ 

[Order No. 3, May 7, 1834 ] 

Joseph White, printing notifications, 10 00 

Silas Crane, ringing town bell one quarter to 

April 1, 1834, 4 50 

Amount carried up, $14 50 p09 77| 



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51 


97 


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Amount brought up, ^11 'jO't'MV.) 77 !-•» 

Alvah Kelly, services as pound- keeper, 10 00 

Arthur W. Austin, attendunco of four Trustee 

suits against the town, 17 00 

. Caleb Symmes, Jr. trees set out on burying- 

ground, 18 00 

James Caldwell, notifying and attending meet- 
ings, Sco. 

John P. Dunklee, ditto., 

W. H. Bacon, for repairs and painting signs, 

David Dodge, making copies of Memorial to 
Congress, recording Births, &c. 

Timothy Fletcher, lumber for clock, 8 51 155 5:3 

[Order No. 4. June 4th, 1834.] 

Jacob Hall, lumber for clock, 16 54 16 54 

[Order No. 5. July 7th, 1834.] 

VV. W. Wheildon, pr'ng. expenses of Trustees 

of Schools, and tax bills, 2.3 17 

Caleb Symmes, Jr. sundry bills by him paid, 14 42 

Amos Quimby, blank book furnished Treas'r. 5 25 
John Minot, services performed in 1833, by 

order of Board of Health, 37 43 

DrJ.V.C. Smith, Do. Do. Do. 15 00 
S. L. Armitstead, painting and gilding clock 

dials, 90 00 
Silas Crane, ringing town bell one quarter to 

July 1, 4 50 

Jos. F. Boyd &. Co. shade to Market House, 10 75 200 52 

[Order No. 6. August 4tb, 1834.] 

Estate of David Stetson, bark supplied in 1830, 2 00 
John J. Stowell, making clock hands, &c. 32 42 
Blossom Whiton, making clock dials, &c. 102 07 



Amount carried over, f 136 49 $682 .36 1-2 



8 

Amount brought over, $136 49 $682 36 1-2 

J. L. Jeniierson, drain work at Chapman's 

creek, &c. 77 62 

B. Whiten, labor on Town House, bell, S^c. 61 36 
SamI Curtis, land to widen Morton St. 64 lO SS9 £7 

[Order No. 7. September 3d, 1834.] 

Abijah Goodridge, lumber for Tower, Town 

House and Drains, 163 17 

Abel Stowell, work on clock. 231 81 

Solomon Parsons, repairs on Town House, 51 20 
James Caldwell, services as Con.stable, l7th 

June and 12th Aug. 3 00 

Gorhara Bigelow, horse and chaise hire 1833 

and 1834. 2 50 

Sundry persons, services as special constables 

12th of Aug. disturbances, 33 50 485 18 

[Order No. S. October 6th, 18S4.] 

Seth Sawyer, refreshment supplied at Catho- 
lic Church, 12th of Aug. 6 50 

Abijah Munroe, bullets and services as Ar- 
morer 12ih Aug. dis. 15 90 

Jotham Barry, Jr. for services as armorer, 
Water st, and I2th of Aug. dis. 

Sundry persons, services 12th Aug. dis. 

S. J. Ramsay, refreshment supplied do. do. 

A. Monroe, keys and repairs of locks, 

Silas Crane, ringing town bell one quarter to 
Oct. 1, 

Caleb Symmes, Jr. drain work, &c. 

Samuel Cutter, work on shade at Market H. 

W. W. Wheildon, printing Trustees Report 
and advertising, 

Benj. Edmands, gilding and painting clock 
dial, (Sfc. 

Amount carried up, $141 96 $1497 U 



7 


50 


3 


50 


54 


70 


1 


52 




4 


50 


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28 

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30 


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Amount brought up, $164 36 ^1497 11 

Raymond St Hunt, land to widen street, 69 20 233 66 

[Order No. 10. December lat, 1834.] 
Jcspph TuHs, costs iti suit Selcclmcn vs. 

Mmray, 66 81 

Niithaii Hale, advertising in Boston Palrict, 4 50 
Edvv. Nichols, fi.xing I\Iiij. Walker's well in 

Tho.Tiiisort St. 5 C5 

Saml. Poor, aitcnding Probale Court about 

M. Roulstone, 2 00 

A. P. Sherman, five and a half days work, 9 94 

Edw. Winslow, services as Constable, 12lh 

of Aug. dis. 1 00 89 90 

[Order No. 11. January 5th, 1SS5.] 

M. Pond, sealing town's weights St measures, 3 75 

IValhl. Ayers, repairs on well in Thompson st. 1 50 

W. 11. Biicon, painting bell frame, &,c. 

James Caldwell, services as Constable, 

Jacob Caswell, pump work, 

A. & S. Tufts, blacksmiths work on bell. 

Skinner, Hurd & Co. powder, 

Thomas J. Elliot, repairs on pound, 

Harrison Wingate, repairs on Town House, 

Darius Harvey, for refreshment supplied Aug. 
I2tl>, dis. 

Timo. Fletcher, plank, Sec. at Swing Bridge, 

"W. M. Edmands, stove work at fllaiket IIo. 

Leonard Tufis, blacksmiths work, 

Silas Crane, ringing bell one quarter to Jan. 1^ 4 50 

Caleb Symtnes, Jr. stationary supplied, 85 

Dutton & Wentvvorlh, advertising in Tran- 
script, 2 87 1-2 



15 


25 


9 


50 


15 


75 


15 


29 


5 


50 


6 


75 


5 50 


10 CO 


6 


24 


20 


S3 


5 


23 



Amount carried over, $129 36 1-2 ^1820 57 



10 



Amount brought over, ^129 36 1-2 $1820 57 

Josiah Loring, books furnished Assessors, 2.j 12 

John P. Dunklee, services as Constable, 24 25 176 73 



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25 


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^1997 30 

FIRE DEPARTMENT. 

[Order No. 1. March 3d, 1834.] 

Bisbee & Edwards, repairs on Engine No 3, 

Enoch Pearson, do. on H. and L. House, 

David Miller, do. on Eng. No 4, 5 50 10 75 

[Order No. 2. April 7, 1834.] 

Benj. Thompson, wood for Eng. Companies 

Nos. 1 4' 4, 
Aaron Sargent, oil for Eng. No 2, 
James Eaton, repairs on II. & L. Carriage, 

and Engs. 1 & 4, 15 29 

Benj. Thompson, wood for Eng. Go's 1,3, 

4 & 5, 23 86 

Chas Poole, painting for Eng No 5, 5 00 

Seth Sawyer, refreshment supplied Mar 24, 9 70 
John L. Taggard, do. do. do. 1 72 

Kalhan Lynde, do. do. do. 2 70 

Edw Adams, cordage for Engine No 1, 60 

A. & N. Sargent, Oil for Eng No 5, (1830) 3 75 
Skinner, Hurd &. Co. oil for Eng Nos 1, 4 & 5, 9 28 89 84 

[Order No. 3. May 6th, 1834.] 

E. F. 4" T. M. Cutter, refreshment supplied 

March 24, 23 02 

Benj. Phipps, repairs at various times, 12 20 

Nathan Lynde, refreshment supplied Mar 24, I 17 
Jesse Wilson, transporting engine, 1 00 



Amount carried up, $42 39 <gl00 59 



11 

Amount brought up, §42 39 $100 6» 

William B. Oliver, 7 Firemen'a lanterns, 8 17 

Samuel Abbot, refreshment supplied Mar 24, 1 30 
Thompson St Laphavn, an axlelree mould, 1 12 52 98 

[Order No. 4. June 2, 1834.] 

James Bo}'d, 7 speaking- trumpets, 26 25 
Benj. Taf)ley, 6 mos. services as Ch. Eng'r, 

to May I, 50 00 

Bisbee &. Edwards, repairs on Eng No 4, SO 00 

Gershom Ted, repairs on Eng No 4, 4 00 110 25 

[Order No. 5. July 7tli, 1834.] 

Chas Poole, painting engines and H. and L. 

carriage, 
Isaiah Tower, making badges for Eng No §, 
Reuben Barnes, refreshment supplied M 24, 

[Order No. 8. October 6ih, 18S4.] 

Clerk of H. & L. Co. for biila paid, 

[Order No. 9. November Sa, 1834.] 

Samuel Abbot St Co. refreshment for Eng No 

3, Aug. 12, 1 75 

Nalhl Ayer, work at Eng House No 3, 7 75 9 50 

[Order No. 10. December 1st, 1S34>] 

The si.K Asst. Eng'rs. ^1 each, for services, 6 00 
The Clerk of Eng Co No 1, services of 42 

men, to Nov 1, 42 00 

The Foreman of Eng Co Ko 2, 33 men, do. 33 00 
The Foreman of Eng Co No. 3, 45 men, do. 45 00 
The Clerk of Eng Co No 5, 33 men, do. 38 CO 

The Clerk of Hook & L. Co, 38 men, do. 38 00 
Benj I'apley, services as Ch. Eng'r. do, 50 00 

A. W. WhiltriJge, repairs on Eng No 1, 23 17 

James Boyd, 7 speaking trumpets and repairs, 90 50 



35 00 




4 00 




8 04 


47 04 


1 
5 00 


5 00 



Amount carried over, $366 67 $325 36 



12 

Amount brought over, 8365 67 $323 36 

Jas. Eaton, repairs on Engs. Nos 1 , 3, 4 & 5, 22 03 
Isaac C. Frolliingham, repairs on Eng No ], 5 00 
John Flay, do. on Eng No 5, 2 45 

Geo Lane, oil for Eng No I, 1 00 396 15 

[Order No. 11. Janunry 5, 1S35.] 

Skinner, Hurd & Co. oil i'ur H. Sj. L. Co and 

Engine No 4, 2 06 ' 

A. & S. Tufts, hlacksmifhs work, 19 G^ 

Darius Harvey, transporting En^» No 2, 2 00 

Charles Poole, painting and setting glass, 1 91 

Leonard Tufts, repairs on Eng No 4, 3 01 

Amos Sweetser, services as an Engineman, 1 00 29 61 

$751 ]2 

HIGHWAYS. 

[Order No. 1. March 3d, 18S4.] 

James Deblois, bill of Medford vs. Charles- 

tovfn, 24 64 24 64 

[Order No. 2. April 7, 1834.] 
Winthrop Society, gravel, 13 90 

Estate of David Stetson, balance of bill for 

paving Turnpike, 1830, 35 23 54 13 

[Order No. 3. May 7, 1834.) 
James Deblois, 53 days services as survey- 
or and balance of account, 110 49 
Timo. Fletcher, lumber for bridge.^!, &c. 6 29 116 78 

[Order No. 4. June 4tli, 1334.] 
Lewis Hamlla, 53 1-2 days services as sur- 
veyor, , 107 00 107 00 

Amount carried up, $302 65 



13 
' Amount brought up, $302 55 

[Order No. 5. July 7, 1S34.] 
James Delilois, 48 dr.ys ;is surveyor, 96 Of) 

C.iloli llari'itigtnri, gravel iind ^lone, 1S33, G HI 

Amos llazh.'tine, d >. do 2 31 lOo 23 

[Order \o. 6, August 4, 1S34.] 
Est. of Duvil Stetson, wharfage, 8 oO 

Lewis Hamlin, servicf's 51 days as suiveyor, 91 00 99 50 

[Order No. 7. September 3d, 1834-] 
James Deblois, 52 days as smveycr, 104 CO 104 00 

(Order No. S. October 6l1), 1S34.) 
Lewis Hamlin, 52 days as surveyor, 91 GO 91 00 

(Order No. 9. November 3d, 1S34.) 
James Deblois, 52 days as surveyor, 104 00 

Lewis Hamlin, 8 days as surveyor, 14 00 118 00 

(Order No. 11. December 1st, 1834.) 

James Deblois, 41 days as surveyor, 82 00 
Jotham Johnson, lumber, 4 64 

Leonard Tufts, blacksmiths work, 17 43 

Addison Gage, teaming. 12 00 
Timothy Fletcher, liimbor, 9 45 

Thomas Hooper, gravel, 25 00 1-50 52 

$970 85 

SALARIES. 

(Order No. 2. April 7, 1S34.) 

Caleb Symmes, Jr. services as Town Mes- 
senger, 1 quarter, 25 00 25 00 
(Order No. S. May 7, 1334.) 
David Dodge, services as Town Clerk, 1 qr. 37 50 



Amount carried over, ^7 60 $25 00 



14 

Arnoiinl brou^iht over, ^37 50 ^5 00 

J. P. Dunklee, iis PuHce Officer and Clerk 

of Market, 1 qr. - 15 00 52 50 

(Order No. 5. July 7, 1834.) 
David Dodge, services as Town Clerk, 37 59 

Caleb Syinmes, Jr. services as liU'ssenger, 25 00 62 50 

(Order No. S.) 
Caleb Symmos, Jr. services as Messenger, 25 00 25 00 

(Order No. 11 ) 
Assessors for making taxes 18"34, 400 00 

Caleb Symnies, Jr. services of !iles'er. 1 qr. 25 00 
J. P. Duriklee, services as Pol. of. &clk. M. 35 00 460 00 

(Order No. 12.) 

David Dodge, services as Town Clerk, 2 qrs. 75 00 75 00 



S700 00 



WATCH. 

Amount paid Selectmen's order for Watching 

from March 1834 to March 1835, 1494 25 

Amount paid do. for Watch during 12lh 

Auff. Dis. 77 00 



LAMPS. 

Amount paid Selectmen's orders for trimming 
and lighting lanips from March 1834 to 
March 1835, 1 year, 425 50 

(Order No. 2, April 7, 18S4.) 

N. Lamson for lamp-irons at Railway bridge, 4 50 
W. BI. Edmands for 2 lamps for do. 8 00 



Amount carried up, §12 50 $1996 75 



Amount brought up, 812 50 j^l996 75 

Skinner, Hurd & Co. for oil (18:33) 237 01 

Josiah Sticlmey, for do. do. 423 2.5 

Samuel Abbot & Co. for do. and wicking do. 51 31 730 07 

(Order No. 6, Aug. 4, 1831.) 

Samuel Oukman for 2 ladders, 6 50 G 50 

(Order No. 7, Sepf. 1,1334.) 

Benjamin Haynea for repairs of lamp?, 7 25 7 25 

(Order No. 9,1884) 

William JMunroe for care of liailway lampg, 6 55 6 53 



$2747 1.2 

Bill Fur Stone. 

(Order No. 7, Sept. 1,1834.) 
Russell &, Co. for Stone at Tul'is mill pond, 

S. Bridge, 161 41 

Special Grant. 

(Order No. 9, Nov. 2, 1834.) 

A. P. Sherman for building Tower, , 300 00 

Military. 

(Order No. 9. Nov. 2d, 1834.) 
Sundry persons for services, 429 00 

Sloneliatn Taxes. 
Geo. W. Dike, Collector, of land taxes, 61 00 



%*The amount of Town Debt at this time is the same as last year, viz: — 
^56,455, but it will be seen that .f'4()00 is paid into the sinking fund. 'Ihe 
outstanding taxes at this time are l[f455 42, all ol which are for 1834. 

Ekrata. Page 8, last line for 141 96, read 164 86. 



' ' RECEIPTS. 

Balance on hand March 1, 1SS4, 132 85 

Of Towns lor suppnri of (heii- Poor, viz : 

J-yniifleUJ, 6 00 

Ea^lham, 8 07 

"Wellfleet, 8 00 

Nepdham, 13 00 

And..ver, 14 00 

Weymoulh, 8 00 

Newlon, 8 03 

Marblehead, 18 00 

Boston, 22S 25 

Lunenburg, 13 50 

Lynn, 16 25 

Wo burn, 43 17 

Truro, 14 00 

Biirlin<fton, 8 00 

Maiden, 21 00 

427 24 



174 00 



For Rent, viz : 




Of Samuel Parker, 


24 00 


Jacob Newcnmb, 


75 00 


AVilliam Kingsbury, 


75 00 


For OnJcum, viz : 




Of J. G. Scott, 


10 15 


Mr. Leacb. 


1 00 


Sylves)er <^' Hoyt, 


26 24 


Skinner 4' Hurd, 


6 01) 


T. M. Tlioinpson, 


118 00 


For St line, viz : 




Of city of Boston, 


41 I 03 


Daniel Tufts, 


4 00 



161 39 



4!5 03 



Amount carried up, $1310 51 



17 

Amount brought up, $^^^^ ^' 

Fo7' Board and Clothing, viz : 
OfBenj. Fuller, 

Adm'r. of Thomas Hopping, 

Heirs of Joshua Lockwood, 

Jesse Elam, 

James Blake, 

Peter McMahon, 

J. Turner, 

C Sweetser, 

Jeremiah Dorcey, 

Stranger, 

Articles belonging to the Cholera 

Hosp. sold Fosdick Sc Carter, 
Do. sold sundry persons, 



For Vegetables, Pork, Sfc. viz : 
Of Wm. C. Cristy, 
Samuel Cutter, 
Sundry persons, 
Newhall Martin pasturing, 
E. Crafts do. 

Mr. Corey, do. 

Sundry persons do. 

Gf G. Foster, labor of paupers and 
sundries, 
Do. do. sale of Grapes, 
Francis Hay labor, 

Blossom Whiten, do. 
J. P. Frothingham, do. 
Female Seminary, do. 
Charles Foster, do. 



62 00 


50 50 


10 


00 


39 


86 


47 


32 


24 


87 


65 


00 


16 


00 


8 


10 


3 


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52 55 


8 


78 


3 


25 


15 


23 


11 


14 


6 GO 


8 


67 


9 


34 


4 


25 


22 


40 


15 30 


39 


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16 


16 


16 


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21 


19 



357 9S 



57 88 



Amount carried over, ^160 55 ^1726 37 



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Amount brought over, ^160 55 $1726 37 

Baptist Society, do, • 3 20 
J. K. Frothingham, do. 9 97 

James Adams, do.- 19 28 

Capt. Doyle, dov 17 00 

Capt. Weston, do. 11 00 

Loring & Kupfer and others do. 44 83 

John Gregory, do. 26 23 

292° 06 



Of Oliver Holden, Esq. for his notes 

and interest, 331 74 

Thomas Teel, do. 29 28 

Commonwealth, 3735 26 

Town Treasurer,. 2800 00 



Viz 



EXPENDITURES. 

Chairman's Salary for 1833, ^400 

Dr. J. Stearns Hurd do. 80 

Note at Phoenix Bank, 500 

Dr. F. A. Willard, services, 25 

Dr. John Stevens, do. 10 



For Wood, viz : 

To Joseph Thompson, 432 82 

Timothy Fletcher, 401 66 

Caldwell (Sf Goodnow, team'g wood, 32 00 



For Provisions, viz : 

To Arnold Cook, 42 72 

Samuel Cutter, 10 72 



6896 28 



14 71 



1015 



866 48 



Amount carried up, ^53 44 $1831 48 



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Amount ' 


brought up> 


$53 44 $1881 48 


Samuel Frost, 




5 49 


C. D. Lock, 




2 25 


Mr. Rogers, 




8 00 


R. K. Blanchard, 




203 15 


Wra. A. Bliss, 




8 44 


James Dugan, 




62 34 


Wm. C. Cristy, 




21 60 


John Allen, 




2 70 


A.W.Hall, 




14 76 


Otis Stearns, 




60 18 


John Wright, 


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246 75 


Solomon Hovey, 




1205 21 


Jacob Page, 




10 67 


Elihu^Janes, 




93 21 


Webster & Co. 




75 42 


John R. Kidder, 




24 97 


Jacob Newcomb, 




88 57 


Thanksgiving Poultry, 


14 61 



Hamilton Davidson, meal 


431 52 


Charles H. DavidsoH, do. 


441 52 


For Grocerie.-i, viz : 




To Samuel Abbot, 


189 08 


J. M. Brown, 


26 24 


Sawtell &, Jacobs, 


J29 89 


Jonas Tyler, 


82 15 


Nathan Lynde, 


22 78 


Jona. Bridge, Jr. 


68 89 


D. & Z. Bowman, 


124 80 


Skinner, Hurd & Co. 


146 74 


Sylvester & Hoyt, 


15 54 



;1201 76 



873 04 



Amount carried over, $805 11 ^3956 28 



20 

Amount brought over^ $805 11 $3956 28 

George Johnsonj 34 85 

E. F. & T. M. Cutter, 66 54 

Fhineas J. Stone, 24 54 

John Cheever, 30 99 

John L. Taggard, 38 05 

T^alter Pitts, 18 71 

Wellington S^ Foster, 6 30 

Goodridge & Burr, 25 83 

Rowland Center, 15 SO 

Goodridge &, Chapman, 11 55 

Goods at Auqtion^ 141 3S 

1219 30 



For Dry Goods, viz : 




To Arch'd. Babcock, 


41 73 


Thos. J. Goodwin & Co,. 


152 19 


David Fosdick, 


265 88 


E. P. Mackintire & Co. 


153 11 


William Arnold, Jr. 


130 72 


James Bird, Jr. 


195 85 


John Skilton, 


SO 00 


Solomon G. Phipps, 


86 08 



William Arnold, leather and shoes, 192 57 
Joseph N. Smith, do. 24 37 

Robert Bacon & Sons, hats, 15 25 

Jsaac liOthrop, Jr. do. 18 26 



Otis Danforth, bread, 53 39 

Benjamin Teel, do. 59 76 



1105 56 



250 45 



113 15 



Sam.uel Kidder & Co, medicines, 42 98 
Elias Crafts, Jr. 4 89 

47 87 

Amount carried up, $6692 61 



21 



Amount brought up, 
For Junk and Old Iron, viz : 

To Benj. Thompson, 7180 

C. McGunn, 132 81 

J. Seavey, 19 74 

Proctor & Palmer, wircy h 63 

South Boston Iron Co. 3 25 



$66f2 61 



For Coal, viz: 




To Laban Turner, 


4 90 


James Runey, 


46 34 


John Fernald, 


5 00 


Martin Jacobs, 


4 50 


John Crosby, 


3 60 


Joseph Smith, 


2 80 


Howland Holms, 


3 00 


For Hay and Straw, viz: 




Of Thaddeus Pierce^ 


15 94 


John Mitchell, 


12 92 


Wm. P. Russell, 


7 21 


Jas. Blodgelt, 


32 57 


J. Carlton, 


8 97 


D. Hastings, 


5 83 


J. Ryder, 


5 00 


Asa Tufts, 


13 19 


Wm. E. Walker, 


2 92 


Wm. McNeven, 


2 92 


"Nathan Wales, 


8 19 


Geo. Weston, 


4 86 


N. Lynde, 


16 39 


W. C. Perkins, 


5 44 



233 23 



70 14 



Amount carried over, 



142 35 



$7138 33 



Amount brought over, |7138 33 

For Repairs and Sundries^ viz : 
To Timothy Fletcher, lumber 
Benj. Edmands, paint 
PI.\. V. Blanc hard, do. 
N. Holden, Jr do. 

Downer &. Austin, oil 
T. Hunnewell, wheels, &c. 
J. P. Frothingham, repairs 
A. W. VVhittridge, iron work 
Gershom Teel, do. 

Fosdick & Carter, 
Reuben Guild, 
Benj. Flint, 
J. H. Clapp, 
Danid Tufts, 
Ezra Farnham, labor 
Benj. Thompson, lumber 
James Deblois, labor 
Thomas Teel, 
Thomas Pike, 
John Gregory, 
James Henson, 



Charles Brown, rent 
Edward Soley, do. 

Wm. Gordon, prof, services and 

expences, 
H. H. Fuller, Esq. do. 
John P. Dunklee, services, 
James Caldwell, do. 
Post Office, letter postage, 



90 


50 


7 


51 


11 


98 


1 


44 


1 


50 


40 55 


27 


36 


53 


37 


8 


59 


6 


12 


3 


75 


2 


50 


1 


25 


10 


25 


13 


20 


27 


44 


102 99 


29 


28 


2 


00 


12 


58 


5 


00 


60 


00 


65 


00 


86 


08 


15 


00 


5 


62 


15 


25 


4 


04 



459 16 



125 00 



Amount carried up, $125 99 $7722 49 



23 

Amount brought up, $125 Ltl) ^llQ'i 'VJ 

Town of Brighton, 1 •'i? 

City of Boston, for poor in Boston, ."30 To 

Jacob Hall, do. 15 00 

Sam'l. Fish, support of poor, 17 50 

Daniel Perkins, removing, 8 00 

Town of Lynn, 4 00 

Caleb Symmes, burials 75 00 

283 sr 



Chairman's acct. of Exps. to poor 

of town, other towns and State, 255 30 

Gideon Foster, salary 450 00 

do. for purchase of sundries, 15 57 

do. for assistance in house, 50 00 



770 87 



8777 17 
Balance on hand, 137 54 



$8914 71 

The Overseers are indebted to sundry persons for supplies for 

the Alms House, lumber, salaries, &c. &c. about 2400 hundred 

dollars, and they have due them from the Commonwealth, $3532 

16, and several small accounts against towns. 

Respectfully submitted. 

JAMES K. FROTHINGHAM, 

Chairman of Overseers of Poor. 
Charlestown, March 2, 1835. 

Copy of the Certificate appended to the Chairman'' s Account. 
"CHARLESTOWN, MARCH 10, 1835. The subscribers, members of the 
Committee of Finance, having examined the foregoing account, find the same 
properly entered, correctly cast, and the payments duly vouched, and a balance 
in favor of the town, of one hundred thirty-seven dollars, and fifty-four cents. 

GEORGE BARTLETT, 
CHARLES THOMPSON." 

***On page 15, Stoneham taxes should stand 61 cents. 



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