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Page 53 - The income only of this fund is to be, each and every year, expended in the purchase of such books of permanent value and authority as may be found most needful and most useful.
Page 54 - ... about four thousand volumes, and also the sum of four thousand dollars. After the receipt of said sum, the city is required to spend not less than one thousand dollars in every five years, during the twenty-five years next succeeding (ie, the income of four thousand dollars, at the rate of five per cent, per annum), in the purchase of books in the Spanish and Portuguese languages and literature. At the end of twenty-five years the income of...
Page 57 - G-REEN FUND. Donations of Dr. SAMUEL A. GREEN of $2,000, the income of which is to be expended for the purchase of books relating to American history. Invested in Two City of Boston Five per cent.
Page 53 - Bond, for . . $20,000 00 The interest on which is to be annually devoted to the maintenance of a Free Public Library. Both of these items are payable to the Mayor of the city for the time being.
Page 57 - BIGELOW FUND. This is a donation made by the late JOHN P. BIGELOW, in August, 1850, when Mayor of the city. The income from this fund is to be appropriated to the purchase of books for the increase of the library. Invested in one certificate of City of Boston Six per cent. Stock, for * $1,000 00 Payable to the Chairman of the Committee on the Public Library for the time being.
Page 54 - To hold and apply the income, and so much of the principal as they may choose to the purchase of special books of reference to be kept and used only at the Charlestown Branch of said Public Library.
Page 53 - Bond $10,000 00 The whole income in each and every year to be expended in the purchase of books of permanent value and authority in mathematics and astronomy.
Page 55 - SOUTH BOSTON BRANCH LIBRARY TRUST FUND. Donation of a citizen of South Boston, the income of which is to be expended for the benefit of the South Boston Branch Library. Invested in one City oí Boston Four per cent.
Page 63 - ... and six citizens at large, two of whom retired, unless re-elected, each year, while the members from the City Council were elected yearly. In 1878 the organization of the Board was changed to include one alderman, one councilman, and five citizens at large, as before 1867; and in 1885, by the provisions of the amended city charter, the representation of the City Government upon the Board by an alderman and a councilman was abolished, leaving the Board as at present, consisting of five citizens...