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ANNUAL REPORT 

OF THE 

Receipts and Expenditures^ 

OF THE 

Town of Charlestown, 

FOR ONE YEAR, 
From Jflarch, 1845, to Jflarch^ 1846. 



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0f Receipts and Expenditures for one l^ear^ 
ending Feb. 28, 1846. 



RECEIPTS. 

From Notes payable to Boston Savings Bk, $3000, 1 yr \ 

$3000, 2yrs]" 



do 


do 


do 


do 


do 


do 



6,000 



Bunker H. Bk, temporary loans, 8,000 
Cb. Savings Bank, do 3,000 



Chairman of Overseers of tte Poor, 




17,000 
700 




Town of Cambridge, for their 


■ proportion of repairs 






of Prison Point Bridi^ 


se, 




770 


61 


Town of Somerville, proportion of county tax, 


521 58 






" " do 


state tax, 


129 10 


650 


68 


Sundry persons for entering 


; Drains, viz : 








Daniel Laing 10 


David Edmands 


16 






Caleb Pratt 34 


Jesse Pomroy 


10 






H B & J F Walker 16 


Wm Sawyer 


20 






Geo S Adams 6 


Edw M Penniman 3 






Otis Vinal 5 


Francis Bowman 


10 






L S Hurd 10 


Thomas G Weld 


• 14 






Estate of A Goodridge 15 


Daniel Marshall 


7 


176 




Rents of Sundry persons, viz. 




K * V 




Frost & Palmer 




250 






Wm Gerry 




100 






Emerson & Cutter 




60 






Wm M Edmands 




94 






David Edmands 




80 






S Wanson 




20 






J W Wanson ' 




20 






Seth Sawyer 




25 






Joseph Smith 


d, 


20 


619 










Amount carried forwar 




$19,916 


29 



4 



Amount brought forward, 






Sl9,9t6 29 


Interest on J Hittinger's Note of $400 one year 


24 


Subscriptions towards cost of 


extending 


Water st. 




to Front st- in part 






175 


TAXES COLLECTED, viz: 








From am't assessed in 1845, 


- 


49,457 54 




1S44, 


» o 


871 10 




1843, 


- 


- 152 46 




1842, 


- 


- 18 26 




1841, 


. 


- 12 50 




1840, 




6 20 








50,518 06 




70,633 35 



EXPENDITURES. 



CLASS NO. I. 

faid County Treasurer for county taxes in part 

Stonebam tax ^ <. ,. 

Town Debt .... 

Interest on town debt - - . - 

Temporary loans, - - - 

Interest on same - - . 

Outstanding claims unpaid in last year's report 
93 members of Fire Department, amount of poll tax 
Salary of Towa Treasurer and Collector* 



1,500 




1 


06 


2,500 




3,902 


04 


11,000 




189 


IS 


424 


39 


139 


50 


600 




$20,256 


12 



Orders of the Board of Seleclmeii. 

CLASS NO. 2. CONTINGENT. 

Isaac Osgood, ground rent for engine No 7, 
Burr & Willis, lumber for drains, 
A. Stowell & Son, care of town clock, lamps and sun- 
dries, 
S. L. Armstead, painting and paid for sundries, 
Jona. Stone, ringing Methodist bell, 
Ames Drake, whitewashing hall, 
Wm. Gerry, oil, brushes, sand, wicking, &c. 
Waldron & Beddoe, setting glass and painting armory, 
Nath'l Ayer, repairing door of Harvard church, 
Joseph Kelley, service as special constable, 
Thomas Knights, ringing town bell, 
Wm H Bacon, service as special constable, 
Chas R Knight, service as constable 
Perez R Jacobs, " " 

Chas Sanderson, " " & clerk of mark«t, 

Richard Nichols, " " 

Abram Chamberlin, " 

Jas R Turner, services as pound keeper 
Snow & Worcester, setting glass 
Isaac Kendall, carpenter work 
Hittinger & Cook, iron work for reservoirs 
Morris Kelley, lead, labor &c 
Jas Adams, shovel 

David Dodge, stationary, returning births & deaths, &c 83 46 
Caleb Rand, printing notifications, tax bills &c 81 25 

Carter & Burrill, coal 5 63 

Wm Peters, tending draw of Prison Point bridge 20 61 

Felton & Parker, service as engineers 25 25 

J L Jennison, drains in Walker and Pleasant streets 161 34 
J C Peverley, entertaining town officers 9 75 

Caleb Symmes, return of births and deaths, and 

drain in Chelsea street, 86 38 

John Skilton, cloth for assessors' table 8 12 

E B Faunce, whitewashing armory and halls, 28 25 

Elisha Burbank, returning deaths to town clerk 40 

W W Wheildon, printing town expenses and tax list, 151 13 
S Fowler, cleaning windows, 3 62 

W R Jefferson, painting and glazing 15 75 

J M Doe, chairs 43 40 

Ballard & Prince, canvass carpet, 29 22 

Wm Arnold, cloth for selectmen's table 7 22 

Wm M Edmands, stove and funnel 29 36 

Jas Emery, repairs of hearse 5 34 

J H Ward, legal services 10 00 

J H Moulton, boards for lists of voters, &c 5 50 

Jona. Howe, printing, 31 67 



7 


00 


28 


90 


62 


00 


56 


62 


63 


83 


10 




17 


60 


6 


61 


3 


00 


2 


00 


36 


67 


3 




21 




23 


34 


48 


25 


21 


00 


7 


00 


10 




2 


65 


7 


55 


7 


74 


13 


44 


1 


12 



Amount carried forward, $1,29^87 



6 

Amount brought forward $1,297 8T 

Alex Stowell, hoase paper 3 94 

Warren Rand & sons, painting assessors' room, 7 17 

S Buckley, covering selectmen's table 75 

Daniel Laing, damages for flowing cellar, 30 

Fuller & Davidson, coal, bark and wood 10 75 

Post Office, postages 5 52 

Jacob Caswell, pump work 38 

N W Stratton, labor 3 50 
J B & C Wilson, altering assessors' room, book 

shelves, &c 79 99 

U W Carr, dinner for town officers 9 

Moses Babcock, keys and locks 3 17 

John Bryant, jr. labor hanging bell 18 

Wm S Richardson, iron work for do. 14 47 

Clinker & Fenlee, labor do. 15 

Amos Brown, lumber and labor on belfry 60 91 

Thos O Nichols, teaming do. 2 

John L Taggard, nails 1 08 

Crafts & Carter, teaming 1 

Worfchen & Gage, " 50 
Chas P Emm ons, books and stationary for assessors 26 77 

Geo W Little, lamps 2 3* 

Joshua Magoun, ringing bell at the neck 26 

Benj Badger, surveying and plans, 11 

Swan Anderson, repairs of hearse, 7 75 

Benj Edmands, setting glass 2 



REPMRS OF PRISON POINT BRIDGE. 

Noah Hersey, use of sloop 33 

Geo W Stetson, labor 20 08 

F F Barrell, do 19 21 

John Marple, do 3 

Wm Phipps, do 2 

Samuel Holt, teaming S 50 

Joshua Magoun, paid labor &c 338 42 

Burr & Willis, lumber &c 66 81 

Wilson & Morgan, teaming &c 60 3 7 

Timo Shorey, labor, 128 50 

Martin Leonard, 12 squares mud 29 

E P Alexander, labor 31 50 

Thos Greenleaf & Co. timber and plank 242 31 

Austin & Cole, labor, scows, and engine 187 

Thos Greenleaf & Co. balance for piling 318 75 

Magoun & Turner, timber, plank and spikes 149 48 

Hittinger & Cook, iron work 187 92 

Jas Adams, spikes 12 33 

Moses Kelley, labor &c 4 63 

Jos Drew do 31 

J W Mulliken, lumber, teaming and sawing 392 19 



1,668 47 



Amount carried forward, $2,251 00 1,668 47 



Amount brought forward, 


S2,251 00 


1,6(58 47 


Francis Turner, labor 


17 




D W Simonds, do 


7 




E M Plumer, edge stone 


8 




J L Jennerson, labor 


13 08 




Willard Dalrymple, 


14 




J A Cochx-an, labor, iron &c 


H 2 67 


9 519 7R 



Of this outlay upon the bridge, the town of Cambridge 
paid $770,61, which sum is credited in Treasurer's ac- 
count of receipts. 

HIGHWAYS. 



James Deblois, labor 


613 




B F Brackett, do 


238 


76 


J H RandaU, do 


197 


06 


Dean Ames, do 


113 


11 


James Keenan, do 


89 


99 


Benj Flint, do 


89 


23 


J B Martin, do 


45 


31 


Wm Roach, do 


13 


50 


H E Percival, do 


5 




Isaac Barker, do 


3 


75 


James M Bryan, do 


14 


50 


Burr & Willis, lumber, 


22 


06 


Carter and Burrill, timber 


1 




Oliver Dickson, sled shoes 


4 


25 


Wm S Richardson, repairing tools 


12 


48 


Joseph Miller, do 


2 


75 


John Coon, do 


4 




T & T F Hunnewell, do 


2 


37 


Benj Thompson, boards 




81 


James Adams, tools, spikes, naila &c 


12 


62 


Jonas Tyler, shovels 


5 


52 


Hermon Hutchinson, do. 


3 




Hittinger & Cook, iron work, 


11 


55 


J P Staniels, stone 


12 




Mass. State Prison, do chips 


13 




David Snow, do 


2 




D J Coburn, do flagging 


3 




George Meacham, horse 


130 




W B Parker, teaming gravel 


5 




Robert Call, " " 


20 




Abram Chamberlln, teaming stone 


69 


50 


Wilson & Morgan, teaming and breaking out roads 


21 


50 


Levi Goodnow, " stone 


24 


20 


Wm Hadley, teamster 


5 




Thomas Nichols, carting stone 


9 




Worcester & Whitney, paint 


5 


37 


D & Z Bowman, powder 


15 




James Deblois, sundries 


4 


73 


James Hagar, paving 


14 





Amount carried forward, f 1,848 92 S,98l 22 



8 

Amount brought forward, Slj848 92 3,98122 

E B Faunce, setting edge stone 
C R Sturgis, gravel for paving 
Taylor and Hobart, mason work 
Morris Kelley, stone 
William Hart, paving 
Gray's AVharf, wh^^age 
Leonard Tufts, shoemg horses 
G A Albee, shovels 
George S Adams, gravel 
J L Jennerson, labor 
E Bell & Co. paving 



«lj848 92 


8 


10 


23 


45 


5 




28 


38 


12 


75 


8 


16 


14 


96 


6 




3 


75 


16 


46 


20 





FIRE DEPARTMENT. 



Total expense of Fire Department $4971 15 

RESERVOIRS. 

George S Adams, stone 

Willard Dalrymple, stone 

Fames, Stinson & Co. stone 

Morris Kelley, curb stones 

Massachusetts State Prison, stone 

Wesson & Gray, moving stones 

L Mitchell, bricks 

Benjamin Thompson & Co. sand and cement 

Oliver Dickson, wood and iron 

Hittinger & Cook, iron work 

Burr & Willis, timber 

T & T F Hunnewell, plank covering 

William B Parker, moving stones 

J L Jennerson, labor 

Taylor & Hobart, " 

Ames Drake, mason work 

LAMPS. 

Luther Rugg, 7 lighting lamps Si 25 per night 

James Foster, | when employed 365 50 

George W Little, oil, &c. 635 



123 


67 


75 


38 


55 




30 




1 




5 




7 


20 


13 


62 


5 


25 


14 


78 


11 


76 


7 




15 




396 


64 


8 




3 


05 



1995 93 



Amount disbursed by order of the Selectmen, for 
full companies of 40 men, $500 each com- 
pany per annum 3504 63 3,504 6S 

Note. — The pay of chief engineer and assistants is 

embraced under " salaries" $431 25 

Other expenses of the department undej " orders 

of chief engineer " 895 77 

93 members 139 50 



772 35 



Amount carried forward $1,000 50 10,254 IS 



Amount brought forward 
Luther Rugg, setting glass 
D B Weston, " « 
Worcester & Whitney, setting glass 
H V V Blanchard, " ♦' 

J Stone & Co. wicking 
D & Z Bowman, " 
James Adams, tools 
Clark & Varney, ladders 
Amos Brown, setting lamp posts 



$1,000 50 
23 68 
1 
1 
1 
1 
1 
1 
8 
3 



10,254 13 



83 



1,043 65 



Charles Sanderson, 

Jona Bartlett, 

Isaac Wetherbee, 

Stephen Fosdick, 

Perez K. Jacobs, 

Joseph Hutchins, 

Russell Upham, 

Samuel Cluff, 

Francis Powers, 

Joshua Lincoln, 

William Norton, 

Asa B Barker, 

Wm Phipps, 

Harry Sanderson, 

Benj F Brackett, 

John C Hutchinson, 

Benjamin Thompson & co. fuel 

D. & Z. Bowman, oil, &c 

Alfred Carleton, coal 

Abel Barker, oil 

E B Faunce, whitewashing watch house 

P R Jacobs, cleaning do 

Charles Sanderson, moving coal and bark 



SdLdRIES. 

Town Assessors, 

Town Clerk, 

Town Messenger, 

Chief Engineer, 

Assistant Engineers, 3 at S56 25 each, 

J P Duncklee, police officer, 

Charles Sanderson, do 

Perez R Jacobs do - - 

Richard Nichols, do - • 

Amount carried forward 



Watchmen, at > , ^^v, .- 
SI 10 per night, fl'^°^ ^^ 



11 87 
9 98 
3 50 



57 
50 
25 
50 



600 




375 




100 




262 


50 


168 


75 


10 


84 


•35 


41 


35 


42 


31 


66 



1,640 sr 



$1,519 58 12,938 45 



10 

' Amount brought forward, $1,519 58 12,938 45 

Abram Chamberlin, do - - - 26 66 

Charles R. Knight, do - - - 26 66 

1,572 90 

Note. The Salary of Town Ti'easuerer, 600; Audi- 
tor, 100; Chairman of Overseers of Poor, 300; Keeper 
of Alms House, 400; Assistant do. 100; Total $1,500, 
embraced in other classes of expenditure. 

MILITARY. 
Paid members of Military Companies, to be refunded from 

the State Treasury, ... - 442 



107 


91 


35 50 


20 




20 




10 




2 


50 


2 


00 



Total amount of Orders of the Board of Selectmen, $14,953 35 



Orders of the Board of Health, 
Class, No, S, 

Perez R Jacobs, sundries 
Wm W Wheildon, printing 
Addison Gage, Secretary 
Andrew Sawtell, Secretary 
Bigelow & Clark, advice 
Addison Gage, trunk 
Carter &'Burrill, 

Total amount of Orders of the Board of Health, 197 91 



Orders of €!iief Engineer of Fire S^epartment. 
€las§, jVo. 4. 

Wm C Hunneman & co Repairs of Engines, 

Thomas J Elliott, " 

Ephraim Currier, " 

D A Alexander, " 

James M Phipps, " 

Wm S Richardson, " 

Wm H Caswell, " 

John Bryant jun, " 

G F Welsh, " 

M W Page « 

.C Symmes ' " 

Hittenger & Cook, « 

Jomes Emery, " 

Jacob Page, -• " 

Amount carried forward, S449 37 



246 


25 


34 


61 




75 


2 


25 


51 


28 


10 


94 


3 


00 


25 


49 


39 


98 


3 


50 


1 


25 


13 


12 


15 


45 


1 


50 



11 



Anount brought forward, 


$448 12 


Abijah BUnchard, 


repairs of engines, 


1 75 


Jacob Caswell, 


(( 


3 50 


George S Adams, 


u 


3 


John Coon, 


H 


7 62 


F A risk, 


(( 


2 


Flint & Haynes, 


Oil, 


2 25 


G H Warren, 


<( 


7 63 


G B Albee, 


« 


1 68 


Sawtell & Jacobs, 


It 


10 80 


John L Taggard, 


t( 


11 20 


Charles Nichols, 


(( 


11 20 


D & Z Bowman, 


(( 


3 88 


H Hutchinson, 


<( 


12 42 


Oliver Brown, 


(( 


33 24 


Richardson & Howland, 


<( 


2 97 


Sweetser & Bridgman, 


<l 


3 71 


Samuel Abbott & co 


(1 


5 68 


J Johnson, jr 


(1 


2 08 


Caleb Rand, 


Badges, 


1 50 


J Barry, jr 


(( 


37 02 


T M Cutter, 


Cordage, 


3 98 


Robert Crisp, 


(( 


9 32 


C P Emmons, 


Record Books, 


6 50 


Gintner & Mead, 




5 75 


J F Boyd, 


Hooks, 


1 


George Ackerman, 


Cleaning Reservoirs, 


15 


Carter & Burrill, 


Fuel 


16 49 


J & P Sanborn, 


« 


8 19 


Amos Brown, 


■well curb. 


3 04 


Nathaniel Heath, 


belts, 


8 42 


George Moore, 


whitewashing, 


4 


Ames Drake, 


(( 


25 15 


Alvin W Phillips, 


Hose, 


10 


Charles W Sanderson, clerk 


:, Refreshments, 


18 50 


J L Schwartz, 


<i 


3 


Crafts & Carter, 


Teaming, 


2 38 


Levi Goodnow, 


(i 


50 


D Leavitt, 


« 


1 2i 


Worthen & Gage, 


(( 


1 00 


George Fuller, 


Painting, 


49 50 


N G Paine, 


(( 


9 


H V V Blanchard, 


setting glass. 


1 62 


Weston & Deland, 


(( 


2 33 


Wm Dennis, 


(( 


2 90 


Worcester & Whitney, 


(( 


67 


Geo A Caldwell, 


wicking, 


6 50 


J L Jennerson, 


labor, 


16 32 


R G Tenney, 


bricks. 


2 87 


Adams ^ Whittredge, 


plunges, 


5 


Henry N Hooper, 


«( 


16 63 



Amount carried forwtrd, 



$871 12 



it 



Amount brought forward, 

K B Edes, jr. §• co. wrench, §"0. 

Sheltou Sf Cheever, pipe» 

Moses Babcock, locks, 

T N Harding, benches, Sfc, 

Geo W Little, lamps, 
T ^ T F HunneweU, 



Total amount of orders of Chief Engineer, 895 77 

For other expenses of Fire Department, see class No. 2. 



$871 


12 


2 


17 


10 


63 


1 


04 


4 


83 


6 


04 


1 





Orders of Hoard of* Overseers ©f Poor. 





CLdSS NO. 5, 




Sawtell & Jacobs, 


Groceries, 


1,120 81 


John L Taggard, 


li 


291 20 


Samuel Abbot & co. 


u 


228 21 


D & Z Bowman, 


(t 


222 79 


Jotham Johnson, jun. 


(( 


178 85 


Jasper Stone & co. 


(i 


93 


Charles Nichols, 


u 


38 22 


Jonas Tyler, 


11 


32 18 


Phinehas Stone, 


>' 


29 


Bradley & Richardson 




19 58 


Wm Gerry, 


(t 


12 


Wm Chandler, 


11 


3 


Thos B Wyman, jun. 


Fuel, 


2 


Fuller & Davidson, 


1,285 03 


J & P Sanborn, 


(( 


895 12 


Alfred Carleton, 


(( 


65 34 


A Tirrell, 


« 
Dry Goods, 


5 


John Skilton, 


481 24 


S G Phipps, 


(C 


346 02 


Alex Stowell, 


(( 


217 21 


Wm Fosdick, 


« 


73 53 


Carpenter & Childs, 


ii 


65 45 


John P Flagg, 


(( 


46 42 


Wm Arnold, 


(( 


46 24 


John K Fuller, 


« 


39 08 


Thos B Preston, 


(( 


16 38 


Nancy Winchester, 


u 


12 19 


Thos V Carpenter, 


H 


13 03 



2,270 84 



1,750 49 



J K Frothingham, chairman, sundry small disburse- 
ments, 1,034 11 
J R Turner, keeper, « «' 265 10 

Wm Tapley, Provisions, 446 06 

W & M Cristy, " 244 05 



-1,356 79 



-1,299 21 



Amount carried forward, 



$690 11 6,677 



13 



Amount brou 


ght forward, 


$690 U 6,677 33 


John W Hollis, provisions, 


161 15 


Frost Sf Palmer, " 




97 86 


Richardson §• Howland, " 




97 75 


Beniah Webster, " 




61 26 


Geo W Howland, " 




54 21 


Robert Wason, " 




33 60 


J Carter Cutter, " 




21 64 


Harding §' WitheriU, " 




5 37 


Geo S Munroe, " 




5 07 

1,228 02 


H & S P Hill, meal, butter §-c 


882 15 


C C Pattee, bread 




61 69 


Wesson Sf- Gary, meal 




47 60 


Hall ^- Davis, bread 




44 43 


"N ^- G Tufts, meal 




35 20 


James B Mitchell, yeast 




11 52 


John Kent, " 




2 50 

1 OR*; fl<t 


J K Prothingham, chairman 


, salary, 


SCO 


J R Turner, keeper, 


« 


400 


Doct Henry Lyon, 


<( 


60 


HGBlakesley, 


eervices, 


100 


Ann A Harris, 


{( 


104 


Mary A Shattuck, 


(( 


67 34 


Sanderson §• Jacobs, 


« 


15 


Richard Nichols, 


u 


1 50 


Abram Chamberlin, 


(i 


1 50 


Richard Clements, 


<( 


33 33 

1 flft" /!? 






Geo Johnson, 


lumber. 


156 94 


J W Mulliken, 


(( 


144 45 


Benj Thompson §• co. 


i( 


47 68 


Burr Sf Willis, 


<( 


112 85 


Thos Greenleaf Sf co. 


«< 


43 16 


T T ^ F Hunnewell, 


(( 


16 90 
521 98 


J G Loring Sf co. copper work 


154 22 


Thos Ashcroft, boiler pipe and work 


85 28 


Wm M Edmands, lead pipe 


and castings 


68 36 


John Burrill, boiler tops 




38 50 


Walworth §■ Nason, castings §'c 


35 85 


John Clark <^ son, force pump, 


25 


Mass. State iPrison, copper 


work 


2 84 
409 65 


I F Arnold, 


shoes. 


229 79 


James Arnold Sf co. 


<( 


28 04 


John Harris 2d, 


u 


18 24 


W W Frost, mending shoes. 


39 11 


John Barnard, 


u 


25 13 


Thos Bradbury, 


(( 


20 59 



Amount carried forward, {fSGO 90 11,004 64 



14 

Amount brought forward, 

Augustus Taylor, mending shoes, 

Newhall Martin, jun. " 

Daniel Fosdick, " 

Charles Poor, " 

Mark Winchester, " 



Jotham Johnson, 


hay, 


JDavid Edmands, 


oil. 


Worcester §• Whitney, paints, §*c 


H V V Blanchard, 


(t 


Luther F Whitney, 


(I 


Fhinehas Stone, 


rent. 


Bcnj Edmands, 


i( 


Nathan Webster, 


pasturing, 


Leonard Tufts, 


iron work, 


Lams»n §■ Edmond, 


iron, 


Wm S Kichardson, 


iron work, 


Wm Hodgkins, 


(1 


Elias Crafts, jun. 


medicines, 


Chas B Sogers, 


«( 


Amea Drake, 


mason work, 


Samuel Ferrin, 


bricks, 


James Adams, 


hardware. 


John Torsleff, 


junk, 


Warren B Thomas, 


straw, 


Patrick Denvir, 


burials. 


Caleb Symmes, 


(( 


Absalom Band, 


soap, 


H Turner, 


hats and caps, 


Geo W Little, crockery and tinware, 


N Watson, house of correction, 


H T Meserve, 


milk, 


Absalom Band, 


cow, 


C P Emmons, 


stationary. 


H S Doane, 


brushes, 


John Runey, 


earthen ware. 


Wm Sawyer, 


legal scrrices, 


Chas T Mullet, 


harness work. 


Morris Eelley, 


stone, 


B Brintnall, jun. 


sheathing. 


Post Office, 


postages, 



186 59 



183 50 



98 
1 


60 
63 


66 

27 


17 
93 



100 23 



Total amount of orders of Overseen of Poor, 
^^See remarks ii«zt page. 



$12,940 84 



$360 90 11,004 64 . 
16 08 
9 65 
7 86 

6 57 
4 64 

405 20 

222 35 
103 07 

89 51 

36 88 

7 13 

52 
49 
82 50 

35 27 
27 08 
24 53 
21 92 

108 80 





94 
86 


10 
98 




75 


95 




75 


41 


20 






37 50 








67 
52 


50 

65 






51 


54 




49 


14 




49 


56 




40 


68 




22 


50 




22 


18 




17 58 




9 






8 


90 




7 


20 




3 


75 




3 


10 




1 


87 



15 

The amount disbursed by the Chairman of the Overseers 
of the Poor, during the past year, has been mostly in 
email sums to the poor of the town, (some of them resi« 
ding in other towns,) the poor of other towns, and the 
foreign poor — about fifty families. 
The amount disbursed by the keeper of the Alms House 

during the past year, has been $499 70 

©f which sum thej^e was paid for hay and straw, $97 17 

" potatoes, 41 40 

" cording wood, 37 37 

" fresh fish, 28 46 

" bricks and mason work, 51 20 

And the balance in smaller sums for supplies for the Alms 
House, expenses of sending foreigners out of the State, 
and sundries furnished to the inmates, 244 10 

$499 70 
The amount which has been received by the keeper of 

the Alms House, during the past year, has been 

For pigs and a calf, $43 25 

" loam, manure and gravel, 37 93 

" grapes and vegetables, 36 54 
" board of sundry persons in the Alms House, 45 92 

" wharfage, labor and sundries, 85 64 

" pork, 26 64 

" grease and ashes, 57 09 

$333 01 
These sums were deducted from several bills of supplies. 

JAMES K. FROTHINGHAM, Chairman. 
Charlestown, March 1, 1846. 

Orders of Board of Trustees of Schools, 
Class ]Vo. 6. 

SALARIES OF .TEACHERS. 

WARREN 

Daniel H Forbes, principal 

Joseph T Swan, do 

Sarah G Hay, assistant 

Sarah L Sawyer, do 

Sarah E Woodbridge, assistant 

MaTtha E Symmes, do 

Sarah M Chandler*, do pupil 

MAC Bodge, do do 

Amount carried forward^ j|2,378 97 



SCHOOL. 






900 




900 




187 50 




150 




112 80 




37 50 




63 97 




37 50 



16 

Amount brought forward, 2,378 97 

WINTHEOP SCHOOL. 

Stacy Baxter, principal 900 

Miles T Gardner, do , 17 31 

Aaron Walker, jr. do _ 875 34 

Caroline M Sylvester, assistant 225 

Mary L Rowland, do 213 75 

Catharine W Lincoln, do pupil 68 75 

Sarah J Bradbury, do do 50 

Mary A Storer, do do 12 50 



-2,362 65 



HARVARD SCHOOL. 

Paul H Sweetser, principal 900 

Robert Swan, do 900 

Mary J Whiting, assistant 225 

Harriet L Teel, do 213 75 

Rebecca Drake, do pupil 93 75 

Maria L Thompson, do do 68 75 

BUKKER HILL SCHOOL. 

Benjamin F Tweed, principal 900 

Hannah S Austin, assistant 240 42 

Caroline M Phipps, do pupil 68-75 

PRIMARY SCHOOLS. 

MalvinaB Skilton 213 33 

Mary A Lewis 210 

Ellen M Whittemore 210 

Martha A Chandler 210 

Elizabeth D. Pratt 210 

Elizabeth Eames 210 

Elizabeth A Blanchard 210 

Elisabeth D Moulton 210 

Frances A Sawyer 210 

Lydia A Keith 210 

Mary J Chandler 210 

Joanna S Putnam 210 

Jane M Burckes 210 

Sarah E Smith 210 

Cynthia Brackett 210 

Mary A Sanboi-n 210 

Maria Peabody 210 

Susan M Nichols 157 50 

Sarah J Bradbury 52 50 



2401 25 



1209 17 



210 



Sarah F. Brown 56 53 

3,839 86 



Total of Salaries— Amount carried forward, S12,191 90 



17 



BUILVINQS AND CO^fTINGENT EXPENSES OF 
; '^'^ SCHOOLS. 

Amount brought forward, 
Clark & Varney, carpenter and mason work, Bun- 
ker Hill school house 
J L Jennerson, labor, Dunker Hill school house 

James Dearborn, mason work " " 

N V Baptist Society, rent " " 

H K Frothingham, plans, &c. " " 

Wm A Orcutt, lightning rods " " 

Gardner Chilson, stoves " " 

Joseph F Tufts . " " 

Worcester & Whitney, paints " *- 

Wm M Edmands, stoves " " 

C Pratt, carpenter work " " 

Robert Call, gravel " 

A' W Phillips, table, &c " 

George Fuller, painting " 

James Adams, hardware " 

Wm W Wheildon, printing " 

J McDonald, teaming " 

Abijah Blanchard, bookcase " 

George Johnson, lumber " 

J M Francis, labor " 

Samuel Abbott & co, mats, &c " 





$12,191 90 


$64 


24 


98 


28 


70 


29 


60 




50 




46 


49 


44 




41 


12 


33 


54 


80 


93 


14 


33 


10 


50 


12 




12 


50 


11 


50 


7 


25 


6 


00 


6 


50 


4 


80 


4 


50 


1 


16 



J B & C Wilson, carp. & mason. Primary, Cross-st ' 


1,689 37 


0,^10 


i)0 


D White and E Austin, land " 


761 85 






J M Francis, labor " 


3 50 


2,454 








72 


Thomas Greenleaf, land. Primary Mead-street, 




977 


00 


Benjamin Thompson & co Fuel 


415 


" 


, r: 


Warren B Thomas " 


96 






Moses Knight " sawing wood 


82 42 






J & P Sanborn " 


49 60 






Fuller & Davidson " 


10 95 






Carter & Burrill " 


7 87 






T. T. Sawyer « 


5 37 






F.Webster " sawing wood 


1 


668 








21 


Abijah Blanchard, repairs of buildings, &c 


183 70 






Clark & Varney « 


71 72 






Wm G Shattuck " 


72 00 






Wm M Edmands " 


45 15 






Benj Edmands " 


39 45 






Joseph F Tufts " 


22 05 






Geo S Adams " 


22 00 






F T Waitt " 


16 47 






Eberle & Trask ' " 


12 83 







Amount carried forwatd, 



S485 87 23,210 76 



18 



Amonnt brought forward, S485 37 23,210 7« 
Forster, Lawrence & Co. repairs of buildings, 12 

Wm Stowell " 16 

Worcester & Whitney " 9 92 

Moses Babcock. « 8 20 

A Stowell &soa, " 7 76 

F A Fisk, " 7 13 

H G Waldron, " 7 20 

Jonas Barrett, " 7 

John Murray, « 6 35 

Geo W Little, « 5 86 

Edward Pratt, « 5 75 

M Burckcs, jun. " 5 01 

James K Kelley, « 4 

A J Locke, " 3 50 

Jeremy Wilson, " S 86 

Robert Call, " 1 75 

Wilson & Morgan, " 1 50 • 

J Delano, " 1 25 

Weston & Deland, « 80 

Henry Lyon, " 28 

J C Thompson, « 1 50 

600 99 



Nancy Fuller, 
Margaret Frye, 
C S Hall; 


cleaning 


and sweeping, 

(C 


94 87 
54 
48 50 


James Adams, 




i( 


22 62 


S Fowler, 
Mrs Kenney 
Mrs Nichols 




u 


5 50 
4 50 
2 50 


E A Blanchard 




(( 


1 50 



W W Frost care of school bouse & fires, 

Sundry teachers of primary schools, " 

A B Barker « 

J M Skilton & W H Tolman « 

J M Skilton « - 

B F Webster « 



32 
28 
25 
13 
6 
4 



92 

33 

50 
50 



W W Wheildon 
Caleb Band 

C P Emmons, 
Thos Greenleaf 
Harvard Church society 
H & S P Hillj 
Samuel Abbot & co. 
J B Cristy 
Phinehas Stone 
Chas Nichols 
D ^ Z Bowman 



printing. 



books and stationary, 
interest, 
rent, 
mats, pails, brushes, 



32 
17 



17 



124 

61 

50 

15 

11 

4 

2 

1 



95 



74 
56 
68 
70 
90 
82 



233 99 



110 25 
49 17 



AsMUQt carried forward, 



S273 ^ 24,205 16 



19 



James Adams 
Richard Nichols 
Daniel White 
Fowle §* Capen 
H K Frothingham 
Robert Swan 
A Studley 
N R Mansir 
S L Armstead 



brought forward 


«27S 33 


hardware, 


19 88 


distributing reports, 


6 


interest, 


5 08 


school journal, 


5 


sundries for primary BchoolH, 


4 75 


stationary, 


3 65 


cab hire, 


2 


labor, 


1 50 


u 


1 



24,205 16 



322 21 



Tatal amount of orders of Board of Trustees, 



$24,527 87 



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AUDITOR^S STATEMENT. 

POR THE YEAR EJ^DmO, MARCH, 1846. 



Schools, 

School Houses, 

Poor, 

Fire Department, 

Highways, 

Watch, 

Lamps, 

Contingencies, . 

Board of Health, 

Salaries, 

Interest on Town Debt, 

Town Debt, 

Reservoirs, 

Abatement of Taxes, 

Grading Medford Street, 

Selectmen's Salary, 

Auditor's Salary, 



County Tax, 
Volunteer Militia, 



Appropriations. 

$15,500 

9,955 

6,900 

. 3,800 

. 2,000 

. 2,000 

. 1,000 

. 1,800 

150 

. 1,950 

. 4.000 

. 2,500 

900 

. 1,000 

400 

400 

100 



$54,355 



Expenditures. 

14,177 

10,350 

* 12,241 

4,539 • 

1,898 

1^641 

1,044 

13,981 

198 

2,173 

4,099 

2.500 

772 



$59,613 
1.500 J 
442^ 



* State Pauper Account, not received, - S4,lil 00 

t Expended in repairing Prison Point Bridge, 2,312 75 

% County Tax, paid in part, balance unpaid, 2,630 61 

§ State Militia, account not received, - 442 00 



24 



Schedule of Property, 

BELONGING TO THE TOWN, AND APPROXIMATE 
ESTIMATES OF ITS VALUE. 
Town Hall, Land and Building, - - 20,000 

Trainingfield, exclusive of part occupied by Public 

Buildins;s, - . . . . 10,000 

Lot of land on Medford street, 80,625 feet, - 1,000 

" " 5000 feet and flats, 500 

« Bunker Hill st. 4700 feet, - 250 

" Ledge on Cambridge road, - 500 

" in Stoneham, . - - lOO 

Hearse house and hearse, - - - 100 

Tomb Lots in Old Burying .Ground, - - 500 

Town Bell and Clock, - - - - 600 

Furniture of Town Hall, . . . lOO 

Military articles 100, weights and measuses 50, - 150 



Old Burying Ground and flats adjoining. 
New Burying Ground, 

Alms House land 17,000, main building 10,000, 
Old House 1200, barns, shops, &c. 1800, 
Wharf, .... 

Furniture, previsions, live stock, tools, &fc. 



27,000 
3,000 
3,000 
1,700 



Warren school house, Summer street, 

Winthrop " Winthrop " 

Harvard " Harvard " 

Bunker Hill " Bunker Hill street, 

Primary sch. house & land, Bow street, brick, 4 schools, 

" " " Cross " wood, 2 " 

" " " Br.Hill, (point) " 2 " 

" " « Mead " " 

" " « Main " " 

" " •" Br.Hill,(neck) " 

" " " Elm " 

u u « j^im u 

>' *' " Trainingfield, " 



" " " Moaltonst. 

" " no land, Harvard st. 

Maps, books, desks, §"c. 
Funds in hands of Trustees, 



Amount carried forward, 



if'iuiq! 



12,000 

8,500 

6,500 

8,500 

5,000 

2,450 

1,350 

1,000 

800 

650 

650 

600 

600 

, 600 

500 

100 

SOO 

600 



33,800 



34,700 



50,700 



.19 200 



26 



Amount brought forward 
No 1. Engine House and Land, 

Engine, . . - . 
Furniture, - - . - 


8119 200 
700 
1,200 
30 

1 O'lft 


No 2, Engine House and Land, 

Engine, - - . - 
Furniture, - . . - 


1,400 

1,200 

30 


No 3. Engine House and Land, 

Engine, . - . - 
Furniture, ... 


1,300 
1,200 
- 30 

9 e;^0 


No 4. Engine House and Land, 
Engine, - 
Furniture, 


1,300 
1,200 
- 60 


No 5. Engine House and Land, 

Engine, - - . 
Furniture, ... 


1,800 

1,200 

50 

Q AKA 


No 7. Engine House and Land, 

Engine, .... 
Furniture, ... 


1,200 

1,200 

30 


Hook & Ladder — House and Land, 

Carriage, &c - - - 
Furniture, .... 


1,500 
200 
25 
„, 1 70c; 


18 Reservoirs, - - - - 
24 Wells, fitted for Suction Hose, 
8 Ladders and Fire Hooks, 


8,000 

600 

25 


Jacob Hittinger's Note, - - - 
State Treasurer — Pauper Account, 
Do. do. Military Bounty, 
Arrears of Taxes, $6,342 ; May be collected, 
Cash in hands of Town Treasurer, 
Funda in hands of Overseers of the Poor, 


25,470 

$144,670 00 

400 

4,111 

442 

4,000 

*3,963 63 

8,500 

$166,086 63 



•$1,569 92 deposited in the Phoenix Bank. 



26 
JPebts and MAahilities. 

Lowell Savings Institution, payable 1850, a 5 per cent. 

Do do do do 1862, a 5 

Boston Savings Institution, payable 1846, a 5i 

Do do do do 1847, a 5^ 

Overseers of Poor fund, perpetual, 6 

Trustees of Schools do do 6 



11,000 

50,000 

3,000 

3,000 

8,500 

600 



County Tax, 1845, unpaid in part, - - - 
State Tax, «' « 

Appropriated for extension of Water street, ( 3,800 \ 

from Main street to Boston Avenue, \ 1,300 ) 

Appropriated for filling up Prison Point Bridge, 



2,630 
1,022 

2,500 

500 



Do for widening Main street, near old Bridge, 800 

Unpaid orders of the several Boards, - - 483 

Probable loss on Deposit in Phoenix Bank, - 950 



76,100 



8,885 



$84,485 01 



HENRY JAQUES, Auditor. 
CHARLESTOWN, MARCH, 1846. 



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