The Boston Almanac for the Year ..., Issue 21 (Google eBook)

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S.N. Dickinson, 1870 - Almanacs, American
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Page 106 - All persons taking the water shall keep the service pipes within their premises, including any area beneath the sidewalk, in good repair, and protected from frost, at their own expense : and they will be held liable for all damage which may result from their failure to do so.
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Page 2 - There will be two Eclipses of the Sun, and two of the Moon this year, the latter being visible.
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Page 37 - The second or principal story, which will be the prominent feature of the building, is intended for one hall, to be approached by visitors only by the staircase in the Entrance Hall. This Hall, which by calculation will contain more than 200,000 volumes, is planned with reference to a lucid arrangement of the books. Besides the alcoves on the floor, it will have two galleries, each containing an equal number of alcoves. The Hall is so contrived that it will have ten alcoves on each of its sides,...
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Page 37 - The room for distribution, which will occupy the central part of the story on the first floor, is intended to serve also as a conversation room. This room will be connected with a large Hall, in the rear of the building, having a gallery and twenty alcoves calculated to contain about 40,000 of the books most frequently demanded for use.
Page 104 - ... shall also have power to place within their premises, at their own expense, a sufficient water meter, to be approved by the Water Registrar, for the purpose of measuring the quantity of water by them respectively ifsed.
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