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Aldermen James, Bonney and Peircc.
Aldermen Frost, Dingley and Sumner.
Aldermen Rich, Dingley and Frost.
Aldermen Bonney, Frost and Sumner.
Aldermen Brewster, Rich and Nute.
STEAM ENGINES, ETC. Aldermen Wightman, Nute and Peirce.
STREETS, LAYING OUT, ETC.
Aldermen Dingley, Bonney and Wightman.
[Ord. p. 537.]
Principal Assessors.—George Jackson, Henry Sargent, George
E. Head, John D. Richardson. Salary, $1,400 each; and $3,200 for Assistant Clerks. Per diem Assessors, John G. Davis, Wm. H. Lane, Benjamin Fessenden, with an allowance of $4 for each day's service. [Charter, $ 37.]
Assistant Assessors for 1856, residing in different Wards.
1-Amos W. Cross,
Benj. Dodd. 2-Abraham S. Foss,
Geo. P. Dudley. 3-Edward Sands,
Solomon Carter. 4-Silas P. Meriam,
Joseph West. 5-Geo. W. Chipman,
Chas. Leighton. 6_Chas. Brown,
Thos. P. Rich.
7—Calvin W. Clark,
Joseph W. Merriam. 8—Thos. M, Brewer,
James H. Beal. 9-Jesse Maynard,
Holmes Ammidown. 10_Lemuel A. Cooledge,
Charles B. Darling.
J. W. F. Hobbs.
Henry Sargent, Secretary.
[The Assessors and Assistant Assessors are chosen by con
current vote of the City Council, in March. Statutes 1821, 110, $ 15. City Ordinances, p. 18. The Assistant Assessors receive $3 for each day's service.*]
* By an order of the City Council passed February 26, 1856, eight hours consti
a day's work" for street duty, and six hours a day's work" for office duty.
[Ord. p. 77.]
Ebenezer C. Leman, Superintendent of the Boston Free Bridge.
Salary $900, and rent of Shop on Bridge. [Chosen by
concurrent vote.] Abner J. Gáffield, Superintendent of the Boston South Bridge.
Salary $400, and rent of House and Shop on Bridge.
[Chosen by concurrent vote.] Edward T. Stowers, Superintendent of the East Boston and
Chelsea Free Bridge. Salary $200. [Chosen by concur
rent vote. James W. Leatherbee, Jr., Superintendent of the Mount Wash
ington Avenue Bridge. Salary $600. [Chosen by concur. rent vote.]
Abner Knight, Superintendent of the East Boston Free Bridge.
Salary $300. [Chosen by concurrent vote.]
[Ord. p. 175.]
Geo. W. BIRD, Hawthorn Place. Salary $1200.
Assistant Engineers. Salary $250 each.
2. Richard S. Martin, 138 Charles street.
Dist. 5. Otis N. Marston, 1 Malden Placo.
6. George F. Hibbard, South Boston Hotel.
7. Joseph Dunbar, 4 Bennington street. At large, Zenas E. Smith,
5 Jefferson street. Charles S. Clark, 32 Snowhill street.
[Chosen by concurrent vote.]
Frederick A. Colburn, Secretary. Salary $800.
[Chosen by Board of Engineers.]
Foremen of Engines.
Mazeppa Co. No. 1, Broadway, South Boston.
Perkins Co. No. 2, Broadway, South Boston.
Eagle Co. No. 3, Washington street.
Cataract Co. No. 4, Foot of Mount Vernon street.
John Prince, 97 West Cedar street.
Extinguisher Co. No. 5, East street.
Melville Co. No. 6, Leverett street.
Howard Co. No. 7, Purchase street.
Boston Co. No. 8, Commercial street.
Benjamin Tarbox, 6 Lathrop Place. Maverick Co. No. 9, Paris strect, East Boston. John P. Somerby, Webster street, East Boston. Old North Co. No. 10, Meridian street, East Boston.
Joseph Baker, Sumner street, East Boston.
Barnicoat Co. No. 11, Court Square.
Tremont Co. No. 12, Tremont strect.
Webster Co. No. 13, Chelsea street, East Boston.
Thomas B. Tilton, 226 Princeton street.
Hook and Ladder Co. No. 1, Friend street.
Moses Place, 50 Billerica street.
Hook and Ladder Co. No. 2, Paris street, East Boston.
Charles Simmons, Orleans street.
Hook and Ladder Co. No. 3, Harrison Avenue.
Hydrant Co. No. 1, Salem street.
Hydrant Co. No. 2, Hudson street.
Hydrant Co. No. 3, Wall street.
Hydrant Co. No. 5, Shawmut Avenue.
Wm. H. Ford, 11 Fabin street.
Joseph Barnes, Liverpool street, East Boston.
There are attached to the department, 17 Foremen of Engine, Hook and Ladder, and Hydrant Companies, at $150 each; 17 Assistant Foremen, at $125 each; 17 Clerks, at $125 each; 17 Stewards, at $125 each; 514 Members, at $100 each; 5 Foremen, at $75 each; 5 Assistant Foremen,