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PAGE No. 15. Sinking-fund receipts prior to April 30, 1871

228 16. since

229-231 (Exclusive of water-debt sinking-funds.) 17. Total funded debt, gross and net, at close of each fiscal year, 1822 to 1894

232-233 18. Total funded debt, gross and net, at close of each calendar year, 1855 to 1894

234 19. Debt statement, December 31, 1894

235 “ 20. Borrowing capacity December 31, 1894, under St. 1885, ch. 178

236 21. Borrowing capacity January 1, 1895, under St. 1885, ch. 178, and St. 1891, ch. 93

237-238 22. Loans authorized outside of debt limit, 1885 to 1895

239 23. Loans authorized but not issued, December 31, 1894

240 24. Loans for the “Laying Out and Construction of Highways,” December 31, 1894

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Analysis of loans issued from 1822 to 1895
Loans issued between January 1, 1891, and December 31, 1894
Loan order approved January 5, 1895.
Loans issued since January 1, 1891, for purposes to which the city had

been committed prior to that date
Loans authorized but not issued December 31, 1894, for purposes to

which the city has been committed since January 1, 1895 .

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IV. Municipal Investments. APPENDIX: No. 25. The "public lands,” expenditures and receipts, 1822 to 1894, 243 26. The Quincy market, payments, receipts, and net results,

, 1825 to 1894

244-249 27. East Boston ferries, expenditures, 1858 to 1894

250 28. receipts, 1858 to 1894

251 29. net results, 1858 to 1894

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252 30. Mystic water-works, payments, 1863 to 1894 .

253 31. receipts, 1863 to 1894

254 32. net results, 1863 to 1894

255 33. sinking-funds, 1874 to 1894

256 34. debt, gross and net, 1862 to 1894.

257 35. Mystic and Cochituate water-works, payments from revenue for maintenance and extension of mains, 1885 to 1894

258 36. Cochituate water-works, expenditures, 1844 to 1894, divided according to appropriations

259-264 56 37. Cochituate water-works, expenditures, 1846 to 1894, divided

according to sources from which the money was obtained . 265

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PAGE Cochituate water-works, receipts, 1846 to 1894

266 assessments, 1880 to 1894

267 department charges, 1854 to 1894, 268-271 hydrant charges, 1870 to 1894

272 net result of expenditures and receipts, 1846 to 1894

273 loans authorized and issued, 1846 to 1894

274-277 sinking-funds, 1871 to 1894

278 debt, gross and net, 1847 to 1894 279

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Results of Quincy market undertaking
Decrease in the Cochituate water debt between January 1, 1891, ind

December 31, 1894 .

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No. 46. Park appropriations, 1875 to 1895 47.

expenditures, 1875 to 1895 48.

statistics, December 31, 1894
betterments, to January 31, 1894 .
debt, gross and net, December 31, 1897

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VALEDICTORY ADDRESS.

To the Honorable the City Council:

GENTLEMEN : It has been customary for the mayors of this city, particularly for those who have held office during a succession of years, to close their connection with the City Government by a farewell message. These addresses have generally included a review of the administration of the outgoing Mayor, as well as recommendations for the improvement of the City Government suggested by his experience in office.

It has seemed to me that I ought not to leave the service of the city which has honored me with four successive elections without placing upon record a summary of the opinions which experience has caused me to form concerning the inerits and defects of municipal government as administered to-day in Boston. This task necessarily involves a more or less detailed analysis of the management, past and present, of the various branches of the City Government; but I shall endeavor to execute it with as much brevity as the case permits. If frequent references are found to what has been done and to what has not been done during the years in which I have been personally connected with the City Government, I trust it will be understood that they were necessary and could not be avoided without losing sight of the true purpose of a valedictory address.

No general description of the City Government has been published since Quincy's Municipal History of the town and city from colonial days to 1830; and it is difficult to secure facts, figures, or dates relating to the work of the munici

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VALEDICTORY ADDRESS.

pality as a whole, or to any particular part of it. It seemed, therefore, that this paper could be made not only appropriate to the occasion, but useful to the public, if prepared in the form of a short compendium of information concerning the several branches of municipal service; and it has accordingly been written with this object in view.

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