Boston Statistics, ..., with Memorable Sites and Buildings, Etc

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City of Boston Printing Department, 1915 - Boston (Mass.)

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Page 25 - First in value of property per capita, first in municipal assets per capita, first in banking power per capita, the first shoe and leather center, the first wool market, the second importing seaport, the second textile center...
Page 25 - ... in total foreign trade, also in amount of bank clearings, the fourth postal district, fourth (close to third) in total assessed valuation, fourth (probably) in population, the fifth exporting seaport, and seventh in the value of its manufactures.
Page 9 - Department), $22,555,336; for debt requirements, $5,518,900; for Water Service (including Metropolitan water assessment, interest on debt and extension of mains...
Page 26 - ... Day until the following Monday; from 12 o'clock noon on the second calendar day preceding Christmas Day to and including New Year's Day; the week in which February 22 (Washington's Birthday) falls; Good Friday; the week in which April 19 (Patriots' Day) falls; Memorial Day and Bunker Hill Day. When a holiday falls upon Sunday, the schools are closed on the following Monday. Graduating exercises are held during the second calendar week preceding the Fourth of July. MEDICAL INSPECTORS AND NURSES....
Page 27 - Lincoln's Birthday, February 12. Washington's Birthday, February 22.* Evacuation Day, March 17. Patriots' Day, April 19.* Grant's Birthday, April 27.
Page 25 - Next in length of service were the first Mayor Quincy and Mayor Fitzgerald, who served 6 years each.- Those who served 4 years were Mayors Prince, O'Brien, Matthews, (third) Quincy and Hart.
Page 3 - Roxbury in 1868; Dorchester in 1870; Charlestown, Brighton and West Roxbury in 1874; Hyde Park in 1912.
Page 18 - The income from this fund ($224,229 in 1923) is used for the upkeep and improvement of the older parks. The Franklin Park Zoological Garden and the Marine...

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