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TREASURER'S REPORT. 



Statement of Monies Received and Paid, hy the 
Treasurer of the Town of Charlestown, commencing 
the 6th day of April, 1836, and ending the 1st day 
of March, 1837 ; 

RECEIPTS. 

Balance in the Treasury, April 6, 1836, as receiv- 
ed of Abijah Goodridge, late Treasurer, $5,367 93 
Received of State Treasurer, on account of Mili- 
tary services, performed in 1835, . . 425 
«« of A. W. Austin, for land sold to Wm B. Swett, 40 
** of Treasurer of the First Parish, for labor, . €2 75 
*' of Charlestown Land and Wharf Co. for 

sale of Town Dock, end of Join«r street, . 100 
^' of James Hunnewell, for Tomb lot, . • 25 
•*' of Caleb Symmes, jr. fof four do. . . 100 
*' of Leonard Tufts, rent of land 2 years, . 10 

" ofThomasGreenleaf, rent of burying ground beach, 15 
" of State Treasurer, for Military servi<:es, 590 

" of do, bounty for killing foxes, . . . 3 50 
" rents of Market House, (three quarters,) . 718 75 
Borrowed to meet current expenies, , . 8,000 

Do. to pay Town Debt due, . . . 2,550 

Do. special loan for Fire Department, by vote 

of the Town, passed May 2, 1836, . 2,500 

Whole amount of Tax assessed for 

1836 is . ... 29,021,43 

Deduct Collector's commis'ns, 636 94 
Do. Abatements, . 623 56 

Do. remains uncollected, 3171 72 

4,482 22 



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Amount received of th-e Collector, . . . 24 539 21 
on account of Taxes 1835, . ] 258 48 

balance of Tax of 1834, , . 21 16 

$44,326 78 



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DISBURSEMEJVTS. 

Paid to the several Departments, viz. 

Overseers of the Poor, . . 3: 

Trustees of the Schools, . 7 900 

For new School House, Prospect Hill, by ' 
voteof the town July 14, 1836, 604 50 

8,504 50 

Board of Health, .... 50 

Outstanding Claims, . . . . 21 99 

Temporary loans, , , . 8,000 

Interest on do. ... j24 33 

Sinking Fund, . . . . 2 500 

Interest on Town Debt, . . . 3 155 86 

Stoneham Taxes, ... 36 



^25,357 04 



FIRE BEPARTMEJVT. 

Paid A. W. Whittredge, work on Engine, 21 77 

Baxter Richardson, do do . 2 

Thomas Costigan, do do 9 

H. V. V. Blanchard, setting glass, , 2 25 

John L, Taggard, oil for Engines, . 2 40 

D. Sf Z. Bowman, do do . . 14 55 

Samuel Fowler, pumping for reservoir, 59 

Seth Sawyer, refreshments for Engine com. 7 50 

NathI Ayer, work on engines, . . 3 75 

Elias Crafts, trucking engine and hose, . 4 52 

George Goodridge, oil and refreshments, 16 91 

James Eaton, keys, figures, c^-c. . 21 5& 

James Adams & Co. axe and chain, . 4 63 

Oliver Dickson, repairs on engine, . 6 77 
Paid Geo. Goodridge refreshments for 

Engine Company, August, 1835 . 45 40 

Amount carried forward, ^163 63 



Amounts brought forward . j^l63 63 55^25,357 04 

Geo. W. Little, sundries 3 84 

Mich'l. Hittenger, Blacksmiths work 49 00 

James R. Turner, Repairing Engine 3 00 

Williann C. Hunneman ditto 115 05 

Thomas J. Eliott, Wood for Engine 5 33 

Josiah Loring, Book 2 50 

Benj. Foster & Co, Wood and Bark 65 42 

Thos. Hunnewell, sundries for engines, 41 38 

Gilbert S. May, Cleaning Engine 3 00 

Nehem'h Holden, jr. painting do., &c. 5 50 

Wm M.Edmands, cook stove &, fixtures, 35 8 1 

Tufts &, Weeman, blacksmith's work, 39 39 

Christopher Jordan, jr. repairs, . 2 50 

Benj. Phipps, sundries for engines, 33 

James M. Phipps, do. do. 14 50 

Bisbee & Edwards, do. do. 48 53 

First Parish, Charlestown, for use ot water 
from roof of their Meeting House 
for reservoir 173 78 

Samuel Ferrin, Bricks for engine house 10 96 

Joseph F. Tufts, work, <§rc. on do 11 50 

Daniel Stiles, labor on do 1 25 

Hugh Edwards, repairs on Engine No. 4 28 66 

Joseph F. Boyd,<Sf Co. canvass, twine, 4^0 1 09 

Oliver Brown, tallow and oil, 27 77 

Samuel S. Raymond, sundries for the several 

Engines, . . .122 10 

Samuel Abbot & Co. oil and refreshments for 

engine comp. . . . 5 15 

James M. Phipps, sundries for engines, 6 50 

N . Lamson, blacksmith's work on do 16 49 

Pattee St Poole, painting for the several En- 
gines, . . . 41 23 



Carried forward $1,077 86 



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Amounts brought forward. $1,077 86 $25,357 04 

John L. Taggard, oil and wicking 4 98 

John Hay, repairs on Engines Nos, 3 and 5, 2 87 
W.W.Wheildon, publishing cards and print'g, 6 25 
Jotharn Johnson Jr., refreshments for No 4, 17 77 
E. Parker, settees for Engines Nos. 1 and 4, 53 62 
C. H. S. Arnold, Benches for engine houses, 3 01 
Fosdick 4* Carter, sundries for Engines 4& 6, 8 13 
Caleb Symmesjjr. labor on TownHill reserToir,26 48 
J.Adams & Co. sundries for eagies 4 and 6, 17 33 
G. Stimpson, making keys for Engine house, 6 90 
Nalh'I. Ayer, cedar posts and Work, 10 94 

S. Bennett, cleaning Engine 6 mos. and work, 25 00 
Luther Rugg, for a ladder, . . 2 75 

Sam'l. S. Raymond, one quarters' service to 

Nov. 9th, . . . 25 00 

Benj. Phipps, sundries for Engines, . 4 92 

Geo. Goodridge, refreshments for Engine Co. 3 90 
Daniel Leraan, work for Engines, . 2 00 

Thos. J . Elliot, sundries for do 12 29 

B. 8c S. Raymond, Tallow for do 1 25 

J. Goodridge, oil, furniture, 4rc. . 18 97 

S. S. Raymond, sundries for Engines, 65 43 

James Eaton, do do . 11 00 

Ames Drake, repairs on Engine No. 5, 6 00 

T. Fletcher, boards and teaming, 12 85 

N. Sanborn, sundries for Engine No. 6 13 37 

G. Flint, taking care of Engine and appara- 
tus 1 year . . . 30 00 
Oliver Brandenburg, taking care of engine No 

6, 1 year, . . . 30 00 

Benj. Tapley, quarters salary chief engineer 25 00 
S. Varuey, services as chief engineer, 100 00 



Amounts carried forward, $1,630 87 



Amountfl brought forward $1,630 87 $25,357 04 

S. T. Johnson, Oerk of Engine Co. No 2 

taking care of Engine and apparatus 

1 year, 
John Murray, Jr. do do No, 5, 
Pattee &. Poole, painting Engines Sfc. 
N. Lamson, blacksmith's work for Engines, 

A. W. Whittredge, sundries for do 
J. Skilton, table-cover for Engine Co. 
L. Turner, trucking engines and apparatus, 
I.e. Frothingham, sundries for Engines, 
Fosdick & Carter, table and chairs for Hook 

and Ladder Co., 
E. G. Currell,repairs on hose to Engine No. 6, 
Geo. Goodridge, refreshments for Engine Co., 

B. Edmands, setting glass, &c., 
S. Abbot & Co., oil &.C for do 
Edward Adams, ropes, &c. for d* 
W. M. Edmands, sundries relative to Fire 

Department, . . . 105 51 

G. Stimpson, brass keys for Engine No, 6, 10 00 
John Sanborn, wood and bark for do 9 01 

Services of 71 Members Engine and Hook 

and Ladder Companies for 1 year, 106 50 
S. S. Raymond, hose, screws Sfc. for Engines 



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Guiles Sf Richardson, 


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2,968 33 



$28,325 37 

MISCELLANEOUS CONTINGENT. 

Paid Benjamin Edmands, setting glass, 75 

Charles Sanderson, services as constable, 10 50 



Amount carried forward, $11 25 



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Amounts brought forward. , 1125^28,325 37 

Silas Crane, ringing bell, . 4 50 

J. T. Buckingham, advertising in 1834—35, 14 64 
David Dodge, for stationary, &c. 
Joaiah Loring, blank books for assessors, 
James K. Frothingham, for himself and oth- 
ers, awarding damages for land taken in 
Joiner and Warren streets, » . 
Alvah Kelley, pound keeper 1 year, 
George Davidson, printing, 
V. W. Wheildon, ditto town expenses, ^-c 
Sawtell & Jacobs, oil for selectmen's room, 
Charles Sanderson, services as constable, 
Dan'l Stiles, do. special ditto, 

James A. Porter, do do do. 

Charles Sanderson, do do do. 

David Dodge, recording births and deaths, 
Sam'l R. Rice, building engine house No. 6, 500 
Caleb Symmes, jr. repairing hearse, &c. 16 51 

ditto, services as special constable, and 
six others, ... 9 

Jos. P. Perkins, do do. 2 

Jos. F. Tufts, for cash paid sundry persons 

working on new street, burnt district, 47 75 
Abel Stowell, repairing and taking care of 

Town Clock, ... 20 

Benj. F. Perham, surveying for Medford st. 47 
Geo. Davidson, printing tax bills, 14 

John Call, services special constable, 2 

Joshua Jones, do. do. do. 2 

Judah Wetherbee, do. do. do. 2 

Eben. Breed, for himself and others, for land 
taken for streets, burnt district 2529 



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Amount carried forward. $3,426 23 



Amounts brought forward $3,426 23 $28,325 37 

Jonas L. Jennerson, labor himself and oth- 
ers, . . . . 238 25 

Thos. 0. Nichols, teaming gravel, Sfc. 96 

Laban Turner, do. do. 96 

Addison Gage, do. do. 211 75 

Jos. F. Tufts, for amt. paid by him to sundry 

laborers, burnt district, . 43 66 

Daniel Tufts, jr. do. do. 2 67 

Leonard Tufts, blacksmiths' work 24 69 

A. W. Austin, am't paid by him to the State 
Lun. Hos. Worcester, for board Sfo. of A. 
Locke and Mrs. Farrar, to 1st July last, 360 00 

Blanchard & Whipple, building Cupola on 

Trainingfield school house and materials, 246 39 

Heirs ofWm. S.Phipps, rent of land for en- 
gine house, . . . , 15 35 

H. Wingale, work and lumber. Market 

House, . . • . 45 13 

Wm. M. Edmands, sundries, do. 4 70 

David Dodge, for extra services, . 25 GO 

Caleb Symmes, jr. sundry disbursements and 

labor on Chelsea ^t. . . ,108 63 

Benj. Edmands, painting Sfc. . 1 75 

A. M. Quimby, lightning rods for school 
house, 

Benjamin Thompson, wood and lumber, 

N. Straiten, sawing wood, 

D. J. Coburn, special police officsr, 

Wra. Norton, " constable, 

John Sanborn, '* " 

Jonas Barrett, ** " 

Eben Breed, 218 squares earth, 

S. Rodenburgh, Stationary, 

Charles Adams, labor, • 

Amount carried forward, $5,088 88 

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54 70 


9 61 


2 12 


6 00 


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2 00 


2 00 


54 50 


3 76 


6 00 



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Amounts brought forward #5,088 88 ^28,325 37 

Chas. Sanderson, Constable, . . 5 50 

Goodridge and Wilson, teaming gravel, Chel- 
sea street, . . . 14 70 

H. Kimball, for load of hay burnt in the 

Square, . . . 66 00 

John P. Duncklee, services as constable, &c. 3S 00 

Otis Enight, special constable, 

Moses Babcock, cleaning muskets, &c. 

Benj. Edmands, painting, ^c. 

Caleb Symmes, jr. for labor and coal, &c. 

Ewd. Nichols, special constable, 

William Phipps, <' '^ . , 

A. Wilbur, slating cupola, &c 

David Dodge, stationary, ^"c. 

George S. Adams, special constable, 

Leonard Tufts, blacksmiths' work, 

Sam'l Abbot & Co. paper, &c. 

Wm. M. Edmands, stove pipes, Sfc. 

Wm. W. Wheildon, printing, &c. 



MILITARY SERVICES. 

Charlestown Artillery, . . . 245 00 

Columbian Guards, . . 150 00 

Charlestown Light Infantry, . 120 GO 



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— 5,327 71 



515 00 



HIGHWAYS. 

James Deblois, work as surveyor, 

ditto, disbursements, 
Massachusetts State Prison, Stone 
D. R. Chapman, 175 galls, rum. 



Amount carried forward. $143 97 $34^168 03 



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57 


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Amounts brought forward. ^143 97 $34,168 08 

Nathan Jaquith, expense making road be- 
tween Charlestown and Woburn, 86 60 

Eben. Breed, 75 loads gravel, . 4 50 

James Deblois, services as surveyor, 215 00 

Caleb Symmes, jr. labor and materials, 14 05 

Thomas Hunne^ell, pr. Cart Wheels, and 
sundry repairs, 

Benj. Woodward, for labor, 

Lewis Hamlin, work and materials, 

Caleb Symmes, jr. work, 

James Deblois, surveyors services, 

Benj. Woodward, work, 

Addison Gage, teaming, 

Judah Wetherbee, work, 
Do Do 

Benj. Thompson, lumber and teaming, 

Abijah Goodridge, do do 

T. J. Belcher, paving stones, 

Benj. Woodward, work, 

James Deblois, surveyor. 
Do do 

Wm. P. Mills, work, 

J, L. Jennerson, do 

Colburn & Ward, for lumber, 

J. Sf I. Davis, paving sundry streets, 

Judah Wetherbee, work, 

C. Symmes, jr., do 

J, Caswell, repairs ot Town pumps, 

H. Van Voorhis, stone and paving, 

S. L. Tuttle, work and materials, 

Hoyt & Kelly, stone, 

Blanchard ^T Ernes, oak boards, 

E. P. Weeman, blacksmith's work, 

L. Turner, teaming gravel, &c. 

Gershom Teel, work, 

M. Hittinger, blacksmith's work, &e. 

Amount carried forward, 



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171 






17 25 




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35 


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44 


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235 






31 


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74 




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45 


59 


#1,604 54 


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1^35,772 63 



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Amount brought forward. 



$35,77262 



WATCH. 

Amountof drafts paid in favor of watchmen, 2055 89 
Benj. Foster, Jr for wood, &c. . 33 63 

Jos P. Perkins, sawing and splitting, 3 12 2,092 64 





LAMPS. 






J. B. Wilson, trimming and lighting, 


386 




W. M. Edmands, repairing lamps. 


2 50 




William H. Bacon, 


do do 


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Pattee fy Poole, 


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SALARIES. 


8 75 


407 25 


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Assessors, 




500 




Town Treasurer, 




250 




Town Clerk, 




187 50 




Town Messenger, 




156 25 




Clerk of Market, 


tr killing foxes, 


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1,131 25 


J. Tapley, bounty fc 


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39,407 26 



For a correct view of the towns' expenses tor the entire year, 
there should be added to the foregoing amount, the sum of 
$1,923 62 for disbursements made by the former Treasurer 
subsequent to the exhibition of his report, and prior to the com- 
mencement of this account, viz: 
Fire Department, - - 630 33 

Contingent, , - - 200 56 

Salaries, - - - 57 50 

Highways, - - - 31 08 



Amount carried forward, 



119 47 



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Amount brought forward, $919 47 

Watch, . . _ 255 80 

Lamps, (chiefly for oil,) - 575 06 

Special grant to Town Clerk, - 75 

Outstanding claims, - - 98 19 $1,923 52 



The same having been approved by the Finance Committee. 

Appropriations made by the town for 1836. 

For support of the Poor, . $3,000 

Schools, . 7,900 J 

Additionalsumfor Prospect Hill > 8,504 50 

school house, 604 50 ) 

Contingent expenses, including Fire Depart- 
ment, . . . 3,000 
Alterations and improvements of streets, 3,300 
Watch and Lamps, . . 3,000 
Highways, . . . 1,200 
Sinking Fund, . . . 1,000 
Intereet on Town debt, . , 3,300 
Assessors for making taxes, . 500 
Other salaries, . . . 675 
Commissions and abatements on taxes, 1,500 
Special loan for purchasing hose, Sfc. 2,500 

$31,479 50 

TOWN DEBT. 

The whole of the town debt is 57,800 dollars: 9,700 of which^ 
is holdcn in Town Notes, by the Trustees of the schools, and 
Trustees of the Poor's Fund : the residue, more properly com- 
prises the actual amount for which the Town is indebted : about 
half of which, is bearing an interest at the rate of five, and the 
remainder at six per cent, per annum. 






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RECEIPTS 






Balance on hand, March 1, 1836, 


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$22 36 


Of Toionsfor the support of their Poor, viz. 




Of Westford, 


. 4 




Boxford, 


70 




Boston, . . 


228 39 




Fitchburg, 


. 15 




Weymouth, 


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Needham, 


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Hingham, 


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Marblehead, 


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Burlington, 


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Gloucester, 


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West Cambridge, 


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Wellfleet, " . 


10 




Northborough, . . . 


25 




Brighton, 


41 66 




Maiden, 


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Newton, 


8 




Lynn, 


34 50 




Salem, 


10 43 




Lancaster, 


6 




Saugus, 


4 




Concord. 


18 




Reading, 


8 




Andover, 


10 




Natick, 


1 75 




Quincy, 


2 








^612 $1 



Carried forward $634 87 



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Amount brought forward, 
For rent, viz : — 
Of William Kingsbury, 

Jacob Newcomb, 

Samuel Parker, 

For Oakum, viz : — 
Of Thatcher Magoon, 

Benjamin Brintnall, 

William Caswell, 

Sprague &, James, 

Jotham Johnson, 

For Stone, viz : — 
Of City of Boston, 

Mr Stone, 

Mr Pratt, 

For Board and Clothing", viz — 
Of Benjamin Fuller, 

Jamea Blake, 

Robert Berry, 

Peter McMahon, 

Jesse Elaro. 

J. Turner, 

C. Sweetser, 

Jeremiah Dorcey, 

J. Baker, 

For Vegetables, Pork, &c. viz :— 
Of William C. Cristy, 
John Wright, 
Oliver Frost, 
Mr Pitts, 
Nathan Webster, 
Cook & Conant, 
Elihu Janes, 
Benjamin Wood, 

Amount carried over, 



75 
27 50 

24 



45 90 


17 80 


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60 


46 


70 


3 




528 


50 


38 


25 


26 




37 


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21 


85 


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!8 72 


16 


57 


65 




16 




28 


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3 19 
3 44 
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9 62 
106 57 
6 50 
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$634 87 



$126 50 



I 147 00 



$592 75 



$207 70 



$179 39 
$1,888 21 



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Amount brought forward, 
Sundries, viz : — 
Of Cook & Conant, cow, 

Hunt St Raymond, hide, 

Gershom Tee!, old iroUj 

Sale of pigs, &,c. 

William Austin, labor. 

Samuel Roulstone, do 

I. C. Frothingham, do 

Daniel Lain^, do 

Joseph R. Newell, old iron, 

Michael Doyle, labor, 

A. Baker, do 

A. Babcock, do 

Oliver Holden, do 

Mr. Bent, pasturing, 

Newell Martin, do 

Caleb Symnaes, Jr. do 

Mr. Prescott, do 

Nathan Webster, labor 

Benj. Badger. do 

Mr. Harwood, do 

James Deblois, do 

D. P. Winning, do 

Joseph Emerson, do 

Blossom Whiton, do 

Nathan Lvnde, do 

Gideon Foster, do 

Of Commonwealth, 

" Town Treasurer, 
On note discounted at Phoenix Bank, 

Feb. 28, 1837. Balance due Chairman, 



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6 50 






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4 50 






34 30 






27 58 






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2 50 






110 25 






66 35 






102 








$480 


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2,876 


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1,790 


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EXPENDITURES, VIZI 

Chairmans' Salary for 1835, $31 

For Wood, viz: 

To Joseph Thompson, 
Joshua Seayey, 
fienjatnin Thomas, 
E. Blanchard. 



For Provisions, viz : — 
To Solomon Hovey, 

Reuben E. Blanchard, 

Cook &, Conant, 

John W. Hollis, 

Elihu Janes, 

Gridley Totman, 

John Wright, 

David C. Butterfield, 

G. W. Wells, 

William Lock, 

Oliver Frost, 

James Dugan, 

N.F. Dyar, 

John R. Kidder, 

E. F. Dyar, 

Allen dc Kimball, 

Nathan Webster & Co. 

Thomas R. Hollii, 

Joseph Smith, 

Samuel D. Skilton, 

L. M. Dyar, 

William C.Cristy, 

John Wright, poultry, 



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21 


75 


205 


94 


416 06 


287 


50 


152 


96 


56 


89 


21 


70 


6 


31 


67 


18 


183 83 


3 90 


28 21 


5 


46 


113 


77 


139 20 


90 


45 


27 


18 


25 




99 03 


144 52 


27 


59 


6 


66 


12 60 


26 


20 


18 


12 


13 46 



$1015 77 



§^1547 72 
Amount carried forward, $S,913 49 



For Meal, viz :— 

To Charles H. Davidson, 350 56 



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Amounts brought forward 
Abel Fittz, 
Alexis Pool, 
Wesson, Powell & Co. 
Edwin Munroe, 

For Groceries, viz : — 
To E. F. 4- T. M. Cutter, 

Jonas Tyler, 

Samuel Abbot & Co, 

John L. Taggard, 

Jonathan Bridge, jr. 

D. & Z. Bowman, 

Joseph M. Brown, 

John Cheever, 

Phin. J. Stone, 

Hard, Hutchins 6f Skinner, 

Wellington &, Foster, 

Nathan Lynde, 

Joseph Winsor, 

Sawtell &• Jacobs, 

J. M. Smith, 

For Dry Goods, riz: 

Of David Fosdick, (2 years,) 

John P. Flagg, 
' James Bird, 

Solomon G. Phipps, 

John Skiltdn, 

William Arnold, 

John Murray, Jr. , 

Arch, Babcock, 



$350 


56 


$2,913 


49 


355 


86 






49 


80 






300 








205 


01 










^1261 


23 


155 


47 






195 54 






136 


39 






73 


53 






76 


84 






222 


98 






26 


98 






132 


43 






102 


73 






179 


48 






8 


10 






125 


41 






9 








156 


23 






40 96 


$1,642 








07 


323 90 






154 


22 






138 


64 






148 


08 






139 


87 






150 


11 






61 


55 






18 


11 


$1,134 








48 



Amount carried forward, 6,951 27 



20 

Amount brought forward ^6,9 51,27 
Estate of Wm. Arnold, Leather and shoes, ISO 98 

C. H. S. x\rnold, leather and shoes 126 55 

Nathan Lynde, leather, 18 90 

Joseph N. Smith, shoes, 1 75 

Isaac Lothrop, hats, 10 50 

Bacon & Sons, do 14 67 



Benjamin Teel, bread, 
Otis Danforth, do 

Junk and Old Iron, viz: 
To William Rutter, 
John Charter ^^ Co. 
Cephas McGunn, 
Pierce &, Phillips, 
Cyrus Blanchard, 
J. Matthews & Co. 

For Coal, viz: 

To Griggs %■ Liscomb, 
Benjamin Foster, 
James Runey, 
Asa Hills, 
J. S Jewett, 
Benj. Thompson^ 
John Frederick, 



For Hay and Straw, viz: 
To Vincent Pinkham, 

Cyrus Tvvombly, 

James P. Sale, 

Joseph Vinton, 



Amount carried forward. $108 21 $7,651 59 



34 12 


$303 35 


5 55 






$39 67 


35 13 




3 




93 56 




9 27 




22 38 




25 38 






f 188 72 


33 73 


49 23 




66 50 




3 




5 70 




7 38 




3 04 






$168 58 


25 57 




22 38 




19 07 




41 19 





21 

Amounts brought forward, 

Drvid Floyd, 
Wm. H. Perkins, 
John Lynde, 
Jona Teel, 
John Floyd 2d 
D. G. Perry, 
John Bell, 
L. Walton, 

For repairs and sundries, viz: 
To Tufts Sf Weeman, iron work, 

Nathaniel Lamson, iron, 

Benjamin Thompson, lumber, 

Jotham Johnson, do. 

Joseph Miller, iron work, 

James Deblois, labor 

Edward Sinclair, 

Abijah Goodridge, lumber, 

Colburn Sf Ward, do 

Leonard Tufts, iron work, 

Caldwell Sf Goodnow, teaming, 

Oliver Tufts, 

Oliver Dickson, lumber, 

Samuel Cutter, vegetables, 

Selden Crockett, lumber. 

Hunt &. Raymond, tan, 

Jonathan Hill, cow and calf, 

James Hanson, ploughing, &c. 

Gershom Teel, iron work, 

Arnold Cook, milk, 

Isaac C. Frothingham, repairs, 

Charles Brooks & Co. wire, 

Joseph L. Bettes, ploughing, 

Amounts carried forward, ^605 51 $7,852 11 



108 ' 


21 7,65 


12 


16 


8 ' 


75 


14 


65 


6 


50 


8 


41 


13 


96 


10 


95 


16 


93 


57 


#20 
65 


58 


07 


52 


91 


19 


97 


7 


05 


94 20 


10 




47 


53 


38 


83 


20 


90 


97 


50 


1 




6 48 


4 


87 


1 




3 


08 


30 




25 


37 


2 


59 


2 


33 


12 


62 


7 


56 


4 





22 

Amounts brought forward. |605 51 7,852 11 

SamOel Roulstone, wheels, 
Charles River Bridge, tolls, 
Samuel May, wire, 
Exchange of cows, 
Newell Martin, rope, 
Joseph R. Newel], castings, 
Benjamin Edmands, paint, 
Thomas Hollis, whiting, 

George W. Little, tin and iron, 

$763 42 
Charles Brown, rent of land, 

Edward Soley, do. 

$125 00 
City of Boston, for poor in Boston, 

do. do. in H. of Correction, 
Jacob Hall, poor in Boston, 
House of Correction, East Cambridge, 
Jotham Barry, support of poor, 
Samuel T. Johnson, supplies, do. 
Nehemiah Holden, jr, support of poor, 
William Parkhill, do. 

Dr J. Stevens, attendance on do. 
Samuel Kidder &c Co. paints and Medicine, 68 87 
Post Office, letter postage, 4 98 

Charles Sanderson, services, 6 75 

Caleb Symmes, jr. burials, 40 

Benjamin Flint, do. 4 



1605 


51 


9 




7 


38 


7 


56 


13 


50 


2 




7 


49 




75 


2 23 


108 




60 




65 




33 00 


16 


60 


U 


25 


21 


26 


82 43 


11 


75 


13 


50 


3 




5 





Chairman's account of supplies to Poor of 

town, other towns and State, 248 39 

Dr Valentine, salary and services, 92 

Gideon Foster, salary 5 quarters, 600 

do. for sundry supplies, 58 39 



322 39 



#998 78 
$10,061 70 



23 

The amount due the Town, from the Commonwealth, for the 
iupport of State Paupers for the last year, is $2521 93, and sev- 
eral small accounts are due from towns. The amount due from 
the Overseers, (including the note discounted at the Phoenix 
Bank,) is about $2300. 

Respectfully submitted. 
JAS. K. FROTHINGHAM, Chair, of Overseers. 
Charlestown, Feb. 2S, 1S37. 

Copy of the Certificate appended to the Chairman's Account. 
Charlestown, March 11, 1837. The undersigned Com- 
mittee to audit the accounts of the Overseers of the Poor, have 
examined the foregoing account, and find the same correctly en- 
tered and cast, and the payments properly vouched, and a bal- 
ance due the Chairman of said Board of twenty-six dollars and 
eighty-four cents. 

CHARLES THOMPSON,! 

DEXTER BOWMAN, { rnmmWf^o 
B. BADGER, J Committee. 

WM. WYMAN, J 



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