Boston of To-day: A Glance at Its History and Characteristics. With Biographical Sketches and Portraits of Many of Its Professional and Business Men

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Edwin Monroe Bacon
Post Publishing Company, 1892 - Boston (Mass.) - 461 pages
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Page 364 - is a gentleman of liberal culture, and has been repeatedly called to serve in positions of honor and trust — positions demanding much time and conscientious labor, remunerative chiefly in the consciousness of having performed beneficial work. He was a member of the board of overseers of Harvard College from 1876 to 1888,
Page 296 - the occasion of the celebration of the two hundred and fiftieth anniversary of the settlement of Boston, Sept. 17, 1880.
Page 265 - in 1878, serving as chairman of the committee on bills in the third reading, and clerk of the committee on towns. In 1879 he was elected to the senate, and again served as chairman of the committee on bills in the third reading; also chairman of the joint committee on towns, and
Page 2 - accomplished in the centre of a populous city not only without any tax, debt, or burden upon its pecuniary resources, but with large permanent additions to its real and productive property.
Page 315 - He also took an active part in advocating the passage of the resolve in favor of the abolition of the poll tax as a prerequisite for voting, and endeavored to secure the passage of an act by which truant children
Page 50 - to commemorate that train of events which led to the American Revolution and finally secured liberty and independence to the United States.
Page 34 - King's Arms in Boston and every sign with any resemblance of it, whether Lion and Crown, Pestle and Mortar and Crown, Heart and Crown, &c., together with every sign that belonged to a
Page 322 - In 1888 the honorary degree of Master of Arts was conferred upon him by Dartmouth College. Mr. O'Meara was married
Page 90 - Venice Preserved" was announced as a " moral lecture in five parts," " in which the dreadful effects of conspiracy will be exemplified ; " Garrick's farce of " Lethe " was produced as a
Page 34 - to the great annoyance of the courts while they sat, and of the merchants and gentlemen of the town who had always used its lower floor as their exchange.

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