Documents of the City of Boston, Volume 2, Issues 14-32

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City Council, Printing Section, 1923
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Page 85 - ... they work, and as to existing systems of mutual, stock, fraternal, state, and other forms of insurance in this commonwealth and elsewhere as may be necessary to provide a sound basis for its recommendations...
Page 29 - States, with diuers other workes adioyned unto the same, very profitable and fruitfull for all men. Translated out of Latin into Englishe by Alexander Barclay Priest.
Page 21 - NATHANIEL FREDERIC THAYER FUND. Given to the City of Boston in May, 1900, to be invested in a fund to be formed for the benefit and use of Protestant widows and single women without distinction of color, preference always to be given to those who have seen better days...
Page 75 - The commission shall report its findings, with such recommendations and drafts for such legislation as it may deem expedient, to the next annual session of the general court by filing the same with the clerk of the house of representatives on or before the first Wednesday in January, nineteen hundred and twenty-two.
Page 19 - JAMES HOLTON, in 1863, will probated June 9, 1863. Income to be expended in purchasing and distributing provisions among poor and indigent Protestant families in said town of Brighton, on Thanksgiving and other holidays, or just previous to such holidays. Unmarried Protestant females to receive a liberal share. Amount of fund April 30, 1880, $1,425, invested in Town of Brighton bond. Accrued interest, $55.65. Total, $1,480.65. HOLTON PROTESTANT PAUPER FOND. Legacy left to the town of Brighton...
Page 29 - Thomas Walpole, Benjamin Franklin, John Sargent, and Samuel Wharton, Esquires, and their Associates; for a grant of lands on the River Ohio, in North America; for the purpose of Erecting a New Government.
Page 105 - STREET, over Stony brook, Hyde Park. * NORTHERN AVENUE, over Fort Point channel. SHAWMUT AVENUE, over Boston & Albany Railroad and New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad, Providence Division. SOUTHAMPTON STREET, over South Bay sluice. SUMMER STREET, over A street, South Boston. SUMMER STREET, over B street, South Boston. SUMMER STREET, over C street, South Boston. * SUMMER STREET, over Fort Point channel. TOLLGATE WAY (FOOT-BRIDGE), over NY, NH & HRR, Providence Division, from Washington st.
Page 114 - If such person is dissatisfied with such award, or cannot agree with the commission upon his damages, the same may be determined by a jury in the superior court for the county of Suffolk, on petition...
Page 114 - The commission may sell the buildings and other structures upon any lands taken by it, or may remove the same, and shall sell, if a sale be practicable, or if not shall lease, any lands, or rights or interests in land or other property so taken, or purchased for the purposes of this act, whenever the same shall in the opinion of the commission cease to be needed for such purposes.
Page 85 - ... again considered in the following paragraph. CONTEMPLATED DEVELOPMENT IN EAST BOSTON. The fact that the Commonwealth is committed to an enormous expense in developing land in the East Boston district without any definite prospect of adequate returns no doubt contributes to the enthusiasm of that part of the Joint Board comprising the Division of Waterways and Public Lands. For many years politicians and office seekers expatiated on the necessity of port development in the City of Boston. The...

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