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IN BOARD OF STREET COMMISSIONERS, May 13, 1872. Resolved, That the safety and convenience of the inhabitants of the city require that DevONSHIRE STREET should be extended fifty feet wide through Wilson's lane to Dock square; and for that purpose it is necessary to take and lay out as a public street or way of the said city, a parcel of land belonging to CHARLES W. GALLOUPE, bounded as follows, viz. : westwardly by the westerly line of the proposed extension of Devonshire street, there measuring sixty-six feet; northwardly by land hereinafter described as taken from Charles Davenport, thirty-four and ito feet; eastwardly by Wilson's lane, sixty-seven and 56 feet; and southwardly by State street, thirty-eight feet; containing twenty-four hundred and eleven square feet, more or less.

A parcel of land belonging to CHARLES DAVENPORT, bounded as follows, viz. : westwardly by the westerly line of the proposed extension of Devonshire street, there measuring twenty-two and feet; north wardly by land hereinafter described as taken from the heirs of John Codman, thirty-one and fell feet; eastwardly by Wilson's lane, twenty-four and wo feet; and southwardly by land before described as taken from Charles W. Galloupe, thirty-four and to feet; containing seven hundred and sixty-three square feet, more or less.

A parcel of land belonging to the HEIRS OF JOHN CODMAN, bounded as follows, viz. : westwardly by the westerly line of

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the proposed extension of Devonshire street, there measuring fifty-six feet; northwardly by land hereinafter described as taken from the heirs of George Howe, thirty-six and 400 feet; eastwardly by Wilson's lane, sixty-one and on feet; and southwardly by land before described as taken from Charles Davenport, thirty-one and so feet; containing nineteen hundred and fifty-seven square feet, more or less.

A parcel of land belonging to the HEIRS OF GEORGE HOWE, bounded as follows, viz. : westwardly by the westerly line of the proposed extension of Devonshire street, there measuring twenty-nine and 1% feet; northwardly by land hereinafter described as taken from Alvin D. Puffer, thirtyeight and feet; eastwardly by Wilson's lane, twentythree and 10 feet; southwardly by the same, one foot and 60% of a foot; and again southwardly by land before described as taken from the heirs of John Codman, thirty-six and 1% feet; containing nine hundred and ninety-three square feet, more or less.

A parcel of land belonging to Alvin D. PUFFER, bounded as follows, viz. : westwardly by the westerly line of the proposed extension of Devonshire street, there measuring seventeen and 2006 feet; northwardly by land hereinafter described as taken from the Massachusetts General Hospital and from the heirs of Henry Sargent, being an irregular line, thirty-nine and 8% feet; eastwardly by Wilson's lane, seventeen and feet; and southwardly by land before described as taken from the heirs of George Howe, thirtyeight and 6 feet; containing six hundred and eighty-three square feet, more or less.

A parcel of land belonging to the MASSACHUSETTS GENERAL HOSPITAL, bounded as follows, viz. : westwardly by the westerly line of the proposed extension of Devonshire street, there measuring seventeen and 3% feet; northwardly by land hereinafter described as taken from Joseph Comer and others, trustees, twenty-five feet; eastwardly by land

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hereinafter described as taken from the heirs of Henry Sargent, sixteen and feet; and southwardly by land before described as taken from Alvin D. Puffer, being an irregular line, twenty-four and 160 feet; containing four hundred and six square feet, more or less.

A parcel of land belonging to JOSEPH COMER, BENJAMIN F. BROOKS, and JOSEPH A. LAFORME, trustees, bounded as follows, viz. : westwardly by the westerly line of the proposed extension of Devonshire street, there measuring twenty-two and my feet; northwardly by land hereinafter described as taken from the heirs of Sally Henry, and from George Allen and William Noble, twenty-five and 15 feet; eastwardly by land hereinafter described as taken from the heirs of Henry Sargent, twenty-four and 25 feet; and southwardly by land before described as taken from the Massachusetts General Hospital, twenty-five feet; containing six hundred square feet, more or less.

A parcel of land belonging to the HEIRS OF SALLY HENRY, bounded as follows, viz. : westwardly by the westerly line of the proposed extension of Devonshire street, there measuring thirty-two and 3% feet; southwestwardly by the same, being a curved line, ten and 44 feet; northwardly by Washington street, thirteen and 6.5 feet; eastwardly by the same, and by land hereinafter described as taken from George Allen and William Noble, being an irregular line, forty-four and 6.8 feet; and southwardly by land before described as taken from Joseph Comer and others, trustees, fifteen feet; containing four hundred and seventy-five square feet, more or less.

A parcel of land belonging to GEORGE ALLEN and WILLIAM NOBLE, bounded as follows, viz. : westwardly by land before described as taken from the heirs of Sally Henry, being an irregular line, there measuring forty-three and 10 feet; northwardly by Washington street, twenty-two and 7 feet; eastwardly by land hereinafter described as taken from the heirs of Henry Sargent, being an irregular line, fifty-two and 130 feet; and southwardly by the same, and by land before described as taken from Joseph Comer and others, trustees, eleven and 44 feet; containing seven hundred and eightythree square feet, more or less.

A parcel of land belonging to the HEIRS OF HENRY SARGENT, bounded as follows, viz. : westwardly by land before described as taken from the Massachusetts General Hospital, and from Joseph Comer and others, trustees, there measuring forty-one and wo feet; northwardly by land before described as taken from George Allen .and William Noble, y of a foot; again westwardly by the same, being an irregular line, fifty-two and i feet; again northwardly by Washington street, eighteen and feet; eastwardly by Wilson's lane, one hundred and v7 feet; and southwardly by the same and by land before described as taken from Alvin D. Puffer, twenty and 10% feet; containing sixteen hundred and fortysix square feet, more or less.

And whereas, due notice has been given of the intention of this Board to take the said parcels of land for the purpose aforesaid, as appears by the return hereunto annexed : IT IS THEREFORE ORDERED, That the parcels of land before described be, and the same hereby are, taken and laid out as a public street or way of the said city, according to a plan of the said extension made by Thomas W. Davis, City Surveyor, dated. March 21, 1871, and deposited in the office of the said City Surveyor. And this Board doth adjudge that the expense of extending the said Devonshire street, as aforesaid, will amount to five hundred and two thousand nine hundred and twelve dollars; and that the damages to the estates, parts of which are taken as aforesaid, are the sums set against them respectively on the schedule hereto annexed.

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