The New Bedford Directory, Issue 9

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Press of B. Lindsey, 1859 - Whaling
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Page 8 - Butler's flats on the south, the east shore of Clark's point on the west, the Eleven Foot Bank on the north, and the Egg Islands on the east.
Page 20 - The public squares are spacious, and surrounded by buildings of hewn stone, and of very good architecture. The public edifices and churches are vast and splendid, and the private buildings are generally built of solid materials...
Page 9 - Trustees — the Mayor, the President of the Common Council, the Chairman of the Joint Standing Committee on Public Instruction, and three chosen by the City Council at large.
Page 20 - STREETS, COURTS AND AVENUES, The streets of New Bedford, with a very few exceptions, are laid out north and south, and east and west. Those running north and south are numbered commencing at Union street, and increasing each way, with the even numbers on the east, and the odd numbers on the west side. Those running east and west are numbered...
Page 3 - Supreme Court has exclusive cognizance of all capital crimes, and exclusive chancery jurisdiction, so far as chancery powers are given by statute ; and concurrent original jurisdiction of all civil cases, where the amount in dispute exceeds $3,000 in Suffolk, and $300 in the other counties.
Page 26 - This is a village usually known as the Head of the River, about three and a half miles in a northerly direction from the City Hall. The westerly part is in New Bedford, and the easterly part in Fairhaven, divided by the Acushnet river.
Page 5 - CE. [Including Justices of the Peace and Quorum, designated by a *, and Justices throughout the Commonwealth designated by a f.] John J. Archer, Charles M. Ballard, George A. Ballard
Page 27 - Mills road, is known by this name, thus called iu honor of one of our citizens whoso labore in behalf of the people there will long be remembered. City Common. This beautiful spot is in the north part of the city, and is bounded by County, Purchase, Pope and Pearl streets.
Page 46 - There are two meetings of Friends. The society known as such from the earliest history of New Bedford have a large brick meetinghouse on Spring street, between Sixth and Seventh streets...
Page 22 - The numbers commence at the south end, increasing through its whole length to the north. Court street, [W.] from County street west, passing the CourtHouse, Jail, &c., on the north, numbers commencing at County.

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