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Page 24, note 2. In first line, omit word "statement.'
Page 45, table. In last line but one, for " $50,000," read " $6,950,000.”

(See Table 23.) Page 65, line 8. For " December," read - January." Page 112, note l. Substitute the following: " See St. 1870, ch. 283.

The vote was taken at the State election of 1870, and resulted in 9,233

yeas to 5,916 nays." Page 117, second paragraph, line 4. For or," read " for." Page 150, note 1. In third line from bottom, for "funded," read "un

funded."

In second line from bottom, omit words "that year and." Page 272, tenth line from bottom. - For" 188+," read 1894." Page 236, Table 20. Water debt should be $1,000 more than stated, and

other figures corrected accordingly. (See Table 21.) Page 2+2, Talle 21. — In fifth line from bottom, for “$147,162.91," read

'$247,162.91."

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TABLE OF CONTENTS.

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INTRODUCTION
CHAPTER 1. - ORGANIZATION OF THE CITY GOVERNMENT
Section 1. General Outline

2. The Executive Department
3. The Legislative Branch
4. The Board of Street Commissioners
5. The School Committee .
6. The Board of Police

7. In General
CHAPTER 2. — ACCOUNTS AND REPORTS
Section 1. Department Reports

2. Financial Reports .
3. Difficulties of Investigation
4. Changes effected.
5. Estimates of Income
6. The Monthly Exhibits

7. Other Changes
CHAPTER 3. EXPENDITURES AND REVENUES .
Section 1. In General

2. Current Expenses and Annual Revenues
3. Additional Sources of Revenue
4. County Expenses .
5. The Tax-limit

6. Valuations CHAPTER 4. - INDEBTEDNESS Section 1. Definitions

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2. Increase since 1890
3. Special Reasons
4. Loans authorized, but not issued
5. Loans issued since January 1, 1891
6. Means of keeping the Debt down
7. Loans to be authorized in 1895
8. Analysis of City Loans since 1822

9. General Review of the City Debt
CHAPTER 5. - THE PUBLIC HEALTH
Section 1. Organization

2. Quarantine
3. Small-Pox
4. The City Hospital
5. Garbage
6. Street Cleaning
7. Street Watering
8. Sewers and Surface Drainage

Pest Holes and other Nuisances

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CHAPTER 5. Continued.
Section 10. Water Supply

11. Results
CHAPTER 6. EDUCATIONAL FACILITIES
Section 1. The Public Schools

2. Public Libraries
CHAPTER 7. BUILDING OPERATIONS
Section 1. The Suffolk County Court House

2. The New Public Library
3. Buildings in the Parks .
4. The Architect Department

5. New City Hall
CHAPTER 8. THE PUBLIC STREETS
Section 1. Street Lines and Grades

2. Construction, Maintenance, etc.
3. Financial
4. Bridges
5. Grade Crossings
6. Overhead Wires
7. Compensation for the Use of Streets

8. Street Travel
CHAPTER 9. - STREET LIGHTING
CHAPTER 10. – PROTECTION AGAINST FIRE
Section 1. Building Laws

2. Fire Department

3. Overhead Wires
CHAPTER 11.-- RELIEF OF THE POOR
CHAPTER 12. - PAUPER AND PENAL INSTITUTIONS
CHAPTER 13.- PARKS
CHAPTER 14. THE CIVIL SERVICE
CHAPTER 15.- LABOR MATTERS
CHAPTER 16. STATE LEGISLATION
CHAPTER 17. COMMERCIAL FACILITIES
Section 1. Docks

2. Railroad Terminals CHAPTER 18. MUNICIPAL INVESTMENTS Section 1. The Public Lands

2. The Quincy Market
3. The Mystic Water-Works
4. The Cochituate Water-Works
5. The East Boston Ferries
6. Summary of above undertakings

7. The Subway CHAPTER 19. - THE CITY CHARTER Section 1. The Charter of 1822

2. The Charter of 1854

3. The Charter Amendments of 1885 CHAPTER 20. --- THE PROBLEM OF CITY GOVERNMENT

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CONCLUSION

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LIST OF TABLES

IN THE APPENDIX AND THE TEXT.

I. General Tables. APPENDIX:

PAGE No. 1. Polls, population, valuations, tax-rate, 1822 to 1894

190-191 2. Population by districts, 1638 to 1890

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List of laws procured, 1891-1894 .
Comparative cost of work by contract and day labor, Coch. V.I.
Street lamps and prices, 1891 and 1895
Price of gas to private consumers, 1891 and 1895
Increase in electric lights, 1882 to 1895
Electric lights by wards, January 1, 1895

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II. Annual Revenues and Expenditures.
APPENDIX:
No. 4. Percentage of taxes collected, 1875 to 1895

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5. Revenues applicable to the general appropriations, 1860 to
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195-209 6. Operation of the tax limit, 1885 to 1895

210 7. Tax calculations for the year 1894

211-212 8. Ordinary department expenditures, 1885 to 1894

213-217 9. Salaries and wages paid, 1893-4

218-221 10. Payments for pensions, 1872 to 1894

222 War payments, 1861 to 1894 .

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No. 14. Loans issued, 1822 to 1894

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