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THE MEANS ON HAND FOR PAYING THE DEBT.

$1,649,662 14

10,034,675 00

Cash in charge of the Board of Commissioners on

the Sinking Funds, Six per cent. certificates of indebtedness of the

City of Boston, belonging to the 6 Board of

Commissioners on the Sinking Funds,"
Public Land Bonds and Mortgages in the hands of

the Treasurer, secured on lands purchased of
the City, all payments on which are made to the

Board of Commissioners on the Sinking Funds, Street improvement, and other Bonds do.,

680,798 90 484,023 27

Total redemption means, April 30, 1872,
Total redemption means, April 30, 1871,

$12,849,159 31 11,632,959 91

Increase of means in 1871-72,

$1,216,199 40

THE NET DEBT OF THE CITY.

Total funded and unfunded Debt, of all descrip

tions, of the City of Boston, April 30, 1872, $28,628,535 82 Total means on hand for paying the same, April 30, 1872,

12,849,159 31

Net Debt of the City, April 30, 1872,
Net Debt of the City, April 30, 1871,

$15,779,376 51 15,033,476 82

Increase of the net Debt,

$745,899 69

The increase of the Gross Debt during the year,

was

$1,962,099 09

The increase of means for the redemption of the

debt during the year,

1,216,199 40

Net increase of the Debt, as above,

$745,899 69

THE EXPENDITURES.

CITY OF BOSTON.

$7,717,278 34 1,269,737 99

Ordinary expenses, which includes the interest,

premium and exchange paid on the entire debt

of the city ($1,560,489.26), Suffolk-street District, Laying out and building new streets and widening

old ones, not included in the annual appropria

tions for such objects,
Temporary City Loans, redeemed,
State Tax,
Fort Hill Improvement,
Water Works, Boston Highlands and Dorchester,
Erecting new buildings and land for same,
Erecting new school-houses and purchasing land

for same,
Soldiers' Relief,
City Debt, payment to Commissioners,
Militia Bounty,
Chestnut Hill Reservoir,
Church street District,
Additional Supply of Water,

1,030,053 35 1,000,000 00

933,775 00 387,362 42 345,372 58 198,920 07

97,800 68 89,912 41 77,625 00 39,805 50 26,228 05 6,397 14 2,302 81

$13,222,601 34 The Treasurer's payments, in addition to the reg

ular expenditures on account of the City of Boston, as given above, were, to the Commissioners on the Sinking Funds,

1,726,907 28

$14.919,508 62

COUNTY OF SUFFOLK.

Court Expenses, including Jurors' and Witnesses'

Fees, Salaries of Sheriff, Assistant Clerks of
Courts, and Constables, Printing and Stationery,

$197,431 88

Amount carried forward,

$197,451 88

$197,451 88

29,154 06

Amount brought forward,
Jail Expenses, Salaries of Officers, Repairs, keep-

ing and feeding prisoners,
Repairs, care and lighting of, fuel and furniture

for Court House and Probate Building, Coroners' Inquests and Views, Miscellaneous,

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REVENUE.

CITY OF BOSTON.

$7,160,241 14

583,633 87

66

445,025 49

217,193 22
3,037,000 00
1,000,000 00

330,000 00
841,972 82
665,631 99

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Taxes of 1871,

66 1870, and previous years,

Corporation, received from State of Mas-
sachusetts,

Bank for 1871,
City Loans,
Temporary City Loan,
Water Loans,
Water Works, Rates, etc.,
From the several Departments,
Instalments on Bonds belonging to the Sinking

Funds,
Interest on Bank Balances and Taxes,
State of Massachusetts, Soldiers' Relief payments,

1870,

Do. Charles River and Warren Bridges,
City of Cambridge, West Boston and Cragie's

Bridges,
Sale of Grammar School-house lot, Ferdinand

street,
Militia Bounty,
Dog Fund, received for licenses granted,

194,867 20
158,078 05

96,500 00
4,051 57

65,048 50

47.194 91

38,038 50
10,098 00

Amount carried forward,

$14,893,545 26

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Amount brought forward,

$14,893,545 26 School Fund,

9,363 24 Public land sales and rents,

4,914 71 Station House Ward 13, instalments on estates sold,

1,555 00 Peddlers' Licenses,

930 00 Sale of land adjoining Eustis Street Cemetery,

600 00

Amounts received on account of the various street widenings, for estates sold and betterments :

Eliot street,
Tremont street,
Devonshire street,
Federal street,
Avon place,
Boylston street,
Bowker street,
Dover street,
Brimmer street,
High street,
Oliver street,
Zeigler street,
Battery street,
Broadway extension,
Richmond street,
Temple street,

$46,426 57
32,994 19
20,328 16
9,125 06
7,404 87
7,366 65
4,522 01
3,080 00
2,207 74
1,592 94
1,506 60
1,375 00
1,033 33

680 00

330 01

251 20

140,224 33

Amount received on account of the Consolidated Street Improvement Fund”:

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From Fines and Costs collected in the Criminal

Courts of the County, by the Sheriff at the Jail,
the Master of the House of Correction, and the

Superintendent of the House of Industry,
From Fees' paid in by the Clerks of the Civil

Courts of the County,
Miscellaneous,

$133,839 90

7,750 64

16 80

$141,607 34

EXPENSES OF THE DEPARTMENTS.

The regular expenditures of the principal departments of the city, for the financial year 1871-72, are given below, including the salaries of all officers attached to each, compared with those of the year previous, viz. :

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$101,290 00

Expenses,

$113,371 05 Income, 1871-72, $4,393 83; 1870-71, $5,686 88.

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Income, 1871-72, $2,472 10; 1870-71, $3,810 73.

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