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$386,763 27

Amount brought forward,
various Engines, Hook and Ladder, and
Hose Companies,

53,151 35
Repairs of Engines, Hose Car-

riages, Hook and Ladder Car-
riages, and other apparatus
belonging to the Fire Depart-
ment, exclusive of Repairs on
Hose, and other work of that
description,

4,537 08
New Leading and Suction Hose,

Caps, Badges, and Buckets, 5,277 77
Cost of four New Hose Carriages, 900 00
Hire of Horses to draw the Hand

Engines and Hooks and Lad-
ders to and from fires,

1,355 84
Repairs on the Leading and Suc-

tion Hose, Caps, Badges, and

other work in that branch, 1,746 02
Ladders and Crotch Poles, Pur-

chase of new, and repairs of
old,

486 07
Reservoir Covers, New ones fur-

nished by the Internal Health
Department,

115 00
Stationery and Printing for the
Department,

125 89
Warming apparatus for Engine
Houses,

228 58
Rent of Room for meetings of

Members of Company No. 12

six months to July 1st, 1860, 62 50
Soap and Sponge,

38 20
Cleaning Hydrants and Reser-
voirs from snow and ice,

25 00
Refreshments for Committee,

244 02 Carriage hire for Committee,

36 50
Filling and cleaning Reservoirs, 35 00
Rent of rooms in rear of Niles'

Block, which were fitted up for
Stables and Sleeping Rooms

Amounts carried forward, $68,364 82

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12 00

Amounts brought forward, $68,364 82
connected with Steam Engine
No. 4, their Engine House not
being calculated for Stable ac-

commodation,
Repairing Reservoirs,

189 20
Signs for Hydrants in the streets, 31 60
Ringing Alarm Bells at East Bos-
ton one year,

25 00
Allowance to Firemen for extra
services at large fires,

21 50
Expenses of Committee on Fire

Department to New York and
Baltimore,

160 00
Furniture and Utensils for En-

gine Houses, including Bed-
ding, &c., for the Steam En-
gine Houses,

1,047 03
Expense of examination of dan-

gerous Buildings,
Expenses of collecting apparatus

after fires, and carting ma-
chines to and from Workshops
for repairs ; and other miscel-
laneous expenses of the Fire
Department, not charged else-
where,

723 38
Gas and Gas Fixtures for Engine
Houses,

810 41
New Lanterns and repairing old
ones,

88 99
Fuel for the Engine Houses,

656 67
Water for the various Engine
Houses,

365 00
Oil and Fluid for Torches, Neats-

foot Oil, and Leather Preserv-
ative for Engine Hose,

367 99
Grease,

14 46
Damages. -- Payment for injury
done by the Department,

66 75
Stakes, Mauls, and Ropes to be
used in closing up the streets

Amounts carried forward, $73,561 82

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Amounts brought forward, $73,561 82
at fires to prevent obstructions
by crowds,

130 49 Fire Department; exclusive of

Steam Engines and Telegraph- $73,692 31
ic Fire Alarm,

STEAM FIRE ENGINES
New Engines

. — Cost of four new Engines,
which includes one for which the old
Boston No. 8" was given in part pay-
ment,

10,250 00 Cost of Eighteen new Horses for

drawing the Engines to and
from fires,

3,740 00
Harnesses, &c., for the same, 1,452 00
Grain, Hay, &c., for Horses, 3,367 45
New Grain Chest,

6 00 Cotton Waste,

51 10 Fuel for Steam Fire Engines, 693 74 Stable Furniture, Tools and Uten

sils for the Stables and Engines, 216 13 Shoeing Horses and medicines for same,

433 86 Washing Clothing and Bedding, 241 39 New Fuel Wagon,

100 00 Storage of Fuel Wagon,

38 00 Steam Fire Engines,

20,589 67

TELEGRAPHIC FIRE ALARM.
The following payments have been made on

this account, viz:
Salary of Superintendent,

1,200 00 Salary of Assistants,

3,510 00 New Striking Machine connected

with the illuminated Clock on

Phillips Church, South Boston, 385 82 Another Striking Machine, now on hand,

313 18 Drugs and Chemicals,

261 39

Amounts carried forward,

$5,670 39

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Amounts brought forward, $5,670 39 Cleaning the Chronometer used in Office,

10 00 Iron Weights, Brackets, and other Iron Work,

338 39 Reinsulating Wires and putting up,

266 00 Repairing Striking Machines,

97 25 Office Machinery and Tools and Hardware for Repairing,

132 25 New Register for Office,

150 00 New Wires,

66 50 Incidental Expenses and damages

paid for injury to property by the wires or otherwise,

87 41 Water used as a motive power,

65 00 Washing the Office and the Clothing and Bedding

76 56 Castings,

25 39 Insulators, Copper Cups, Batteries, &c.

323 41 Carpenters' and Masons' Work, Repairing &c.,

58 98 Lead, Zinc, and Tin,

41 00 Use of Transit Instrument for Office one year,

16 00 Painting and Glazing Skylights, &c.,

19 00 Freight, Expresses, Omnibus Fares, and Carting,

58 53 Bells for Office,

28 50 Plumbing,

23 84 Printing and Stationery for Office,

6 56 Gongs for Engine Houses, used

for waking the men at night when an alarm is given,

633 00 Carriage Hire and Refreshments for the Committee,

9 85 Telegraphic Fire Alarm, 8,203 81

Amount carried forward,

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Plumbing,

Amount brought forward,
ENGINE, HOSE AND HOOK AND LADDER CAR-

RIAGE HOUSES.
Cost of fitting up Houses for the Occupancy of

Steam Fire Engines, Hook and Ladder
and Hose Carriages; Stables for accommo-
dation of the Horses, and sleeping apart-

ments for the members.
STEAMER NO. 2. Located on Fourth Street.

South Boston, formerly occupied by No. 14. Painting and Glazing,

78 42 Mason Work and Drainage,

113 27 Lining Stalls,

7 90

15 71 Brick, Lime, Sand, and Cement,

95 00 Hardware and Nails,

29 48 Roofing, &c.,

17 08 Ta kle, &c., for hoisting Hay,

21 59 Carpenters' Work and Stock,

500 00

878 45 STEAMER NO. 4. Located under the

City Hall, Court Square. Cost of fitting up this house so as to accommodate a Steam Fire Engine, and also cost of fitting up Stables in a building rear of Niles' Block to accommodate the

Horses attached to this Engine. Masons' Work and Drainage, 109 52 Carpenters' Work and Stock, 200 00

309 52
HOSE 1. Located on Salem Street.
Cost of altering this house and

providing it with Horse accom-
modations, per Contract,

175 00

HOSE 2. Located on Hudson Street.
Cost of fitting up Stable accom-

modation in this house, per
Contract

325 00
Amount carried forward, $1,687 97

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