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In the judgment of your Committee, the City will always require the use of a wharf in that vicinity, as a place of deposit for paving materials, to be used in that part of Boston, and for other purposes; and they know of no wharf better adapted to these purposes, than the Charles Street Wharf.

Having given further consideration to the question of the sale of the North wharf, your Committee re-affirm the opinion expressed in their former Report, that it will be for the interest of the City of Boston to make sale of that wharf, at a price not less than $75,000, and they would recommend the passage of the order accompanying that Report.

They would also remind the City Council, once more, that the present lease of the Charles Street Wharf will expire on the first of April next, and urge, on that account, the importance of determining, at once, whether a sale of the North Wharf shall be made, and the City shall occupy the Charles Street Wharf, or the lease of the latter shall be renewed; and, if the North Wharf be not sold, the Committee would recommend that the City occupy the Charles Street Wharf, and lcase the North Wharf.

For the Committee,

BENJAMIN POND.

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SPECIFYING THE AMOUNT OF TAX ON REAL AND PERSONAL ESTATE, SEVERALLY,

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GEO. C. RAND & AVERY, CITY PRINTERS,

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No. 3, CORNHILL.

1857.

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