Report by the Commission Appointed to Investigate the Subject of the Annexation of Certain Neighboring Cities and Towns to the City of Boston

Report by the Commission Appointed to Investigate the Subject of the Annexation of Certain Neighboring Cities and Towns to the City of Boston

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1873 edition. Excerpt: ...the several towns and cities.8 West Roxbury--Meetingi, (115,000. STATISTICS RELATING TO THE TOWN OF BROOKLINE. AREA--not inclnding Streeta? About 4,000 acres. "Upland? 3,500 acres. "Marsh or Lowlands? 500. "reserved for Parks or Squares? Two lots: one containing over 228,670 square feet; the other 160,899. "Improved? The larger of the above lots. "Unimproved? The smaller of the above lots. Miles of Streets? About 37. Paved? Macadamized? Line of Sewerage? At present Muddy River, but the lines are to be turned into ChnrleaRiver principally. Flre Department--Number of Engines, etc.? 1 Steamer. o 1 Hand Engine. 1 Hose Carriage. 1 Hook and Ladder Carriage. Expense, 1872? (4,011.65. At which time they had no Steamer. Fire Alarm? Ordinary Bell-ringing. Number of Police? 12. Cost of Police Department for 18:2? $13,088 40. Cost of Teaching, per Scholar, 1872? About $30.00 on an average in all the Schools. Number of Children from 5 to 16 years of age, in 1872? 1,200. Estimated Valne of Public School Property "$200,176 00. Total Valne of Public Property "$661,938 70. a In addition to the above there are 8 Churches and 2 Cemeteries; one public, belonging to the town, containing 4 1-2 acres, the other private, Catholic. Valne of Property Exempted from Taxation in 1872? 6 Public " " " "" Private " " " "" Public Institutions? City or Town? Town Hall. Library valned at $76,000.00, containing 16,000 vols. County? State? Number of Residents doing business in Boston? More than half of the adult male population. Communication with Boston? Steam and Street Railroads and Highways. Steam Railroads? Boston & Albany. Street" Metropolitan. Number of passengers carried per year?...show more

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  • Paperback | 30 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 73g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236604024
  • 9781236604026