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CITY OF BOSTON.

In Common Council, January 10, 1861. Ordered, That Messrs. Tucker, Boardman, and Roberts, with such as the Board of Aldermen may join, be a Committee to consider and report a Salary Bill for the current year. Sent up for concurrence.

J. H. BRADLEY, President.

In Board of Aldermen, January 14, 1861.

Concurred-Aldermen Rich and Clark were joined.

SILAS PEIRCE, Chairman.

BOSTON, January 15, 1861.

Approved.

J. M. WIGHTMAN, Mayor.

CITY OF BOSTON.

In Board of Aldermen, April 15, 1861. The Joint Special Committee appointed to prepare and report a Salary bill for the current year, have attended to that duty and beg leave to recommend the passage of the accompanying order.

For the Committee.

THOMAS P. RICH, Chairman.

A N 0 Ꭱ Ꭰ Ꭼ Ꭱ .

Establishing the Salaries of the Officers of the City of Boston, and

the County of Suffolk, for the year 1861-62.

Ordered, By the Board of Aldermen and Common Council of the City of Boston in City Council assembled, as follows:

The Salaries of the several City and County Officers, for the year beginning on the first day of April, one thousand eight hundred and sixty-one, shall be as herein mentioned, to be paid quarter-yearly, unless herein otherwise ordered.

SECTION 1. The salary of the Mayor shall be as fixed by the Convention of the City Council, on the 12th day of November, 1857, viz: at the rate of Four Thousand Dollars per annum, commencing with the first Monday of January last.

SECT. 2. The salary of the City Treasurer shall be at the rate of Three Thousand Two Hundred and Fifty Dollars per annum, for performing the duties of City and County Treasurer and Collector; and there shall be allowed him the sum of Six Thousand Five Hundred Dollars per annum, to be paid his clerks; and he shall account for all sees, moneys, and commissions which he shall receive in said capacity.

SECT. 3. The salary of the City Engineer shall be at the rate of Twenty-cight Hundred Dollars per annum.

The salary of the Assistant Engineer shall be at the rate of Twelve Hundred Dollars per annum.

SECT. 4. The salary of the City Solicitor shall be at the rate of Four Thousand Dollars per annum, it being understood that he shall, out of the said salary, retain all counsel necessary for the professional service of the City to which he cannot give his personal attention, unless otherwise ordered by the Committee on Claims. He shall be allowed, for clerk hire and his office expenses, the sum of Twelve Hundred Dollars per annum.

SECT. 5. The salary of the Auditor of Accounts shall be at the rate of Twenty-five Hundred Dollars per annum; and he shall be allowed the sum of Two Thousand Four Hundred Dollars per annum, to be paid to two permanent clerks; and he shall account for all sums of money received by him in said capacity.

SECT. 6. The salary of the City Clerk shall be at the rate of Twenty-five Hundred Dollars per annum; and he shall be allowed the further sum of Twenty-six Hundred Dollars, to be paid to his assistant clerks, (one of whom shall be required to prepare the annual voting list,) and he shall account for all fees for recording mortgages of personal property, and for all other sums of money received in his official capacity.

SECT. 7. The salary of the Clerk of the Common Council shall be at the rate of Thirteen Hundred Dollars per annum.

SECT. 8. There shall be paid to a Clerk, who shall act as Secretary to any Joint Standing or Special Committees of the City Council, when requested to do so, and perform such clerical duties as may be required of him by the Mayor or Aldermen, at the rate of Twelve Hundred Dollars per annum.

SECT. 9. The salary of the City Registrar shall be at the rate of Fifteen Hundred Dollars per annum, and he shall be allowed Eight Hundred and Fifty Dollars per annum, to be paid his principal clerk, and One Hundred and Fifty Dollars per annum for an assistant clerk; and he shall account to the City for all fees for entering and publishing intentions of marriage, and for interments of the dead; and for bis Assistant Registrars he shall be paid a sum not exceeding ten cents for information furnished concerning each birth.

Sect. 10. The salary of the Water Registrar shall be at the rate of Seventeen Hundred Dollars per annum.

SECT. 11. The salary of the Harbor Master shall be at the rate of One Thousand Dollars per annum, and he shall be allowed the sum of Ten Hundred Dollars, to be paid to two Boatmen, and the further sum of One Hundred and Fifty Dollars, to be paid for the rent of office and boat-house, unless furnished by the city.

SECT. 12. The salary of the Librarian of the Public Library shall be at the rate of Fifteen Hundred Dollars per

annum.

SECT. 13. The salary of the City Physician shall be at the rate of One Thousand Dollars, per annum, and in addition to his present duties, he shall be required to perform such services at the Jail tombs or lock-ups as may be necessary.

SECT. 14. The salary of the Port Physician shall be at the rate of One Thousand Dollars per annum, and he shall be allowed sufficient house-room, free of rent, for himself, his family, and three students.

SECT. 15. The salary of the Messenger of the City Council shall be at the rate of Twelve Hundred Dollars per annum. The salary of the Assistant Messenger shall be at the rate of Five Hundred Dollars per annum.

SECT. 16. There shall be paid to a Porter, whose duty it

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