Annual Report - Auditing Department

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Page 245 - Bond, for .... 50000 $2.000 00 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 of Boston Four per cent. Bond, for . . $100 00 DONATIONS.
Page 244 - In order that the city might receive the immediate benefit of this contribution, Anna Ticknor, widow of the donor, relinquished her right to retain during her life the books and manuscripts, and placed them under the control of the city, the City Council having previously accepted the bequests in accordance with the terms and conditions of said will, and the Trustees of the Public Library received said bequests on behalf of the city, and made suitable arrangements for the care and custody of the...
Page 238 - ... to such young married artificers, under the age of twentyfive years, as have served an apprenticeship in the said town, and faithfully fulfilled the duties required in their indentures, so as to obtain a good moral character from at least two respectable citizens) who are willing to become their sureties, in a bond...
Page 244 - Portuguese languages, or in such other languages as may be deemed expedient by those having charge of the library. The books bequeathed or purchased are always to be freely accessible for reference or study, but are not to be loaned for use outside of the library building. If these bequests are not accepted by the city, and the trusts and conditions faithfully executed, the books, manuscripts, and money are to be given to the President and Fellows of Harvard College. In order that the city might...
Page 243 - 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 3 - Ordinances of 1892, the undersigned herewith submits his report of the receipts and expenditures of the CITY OF BOSTON AND COUNTY OF SUFFOLK for the year...
Page 243 - P. TOWNSEND, of Boston, at whose disposal she left a certain portion of her estate in trust, for such charitable and public institutions as they might think meritorious. Said executors accordingly selected the Public Library of the City of Boston as one of such institutions, and attached the following conditions to the legacy : " The income only shall in each and every year be expended in the purchase of books for the use of the library ; each...
Page 264 - Statutes, all taxes assessed for the purpose of providing for the expenditures of the City of Boston and the County of Suffolk for the financial year...
Page 237 - Nichols, 1892; for the benefit of the poor of Charlestown. By an act of the Legislature passed in 1825, the board of trust was composed of the selectmen of Charlestown, and the two senior deacons from each church, for the time being, and their successors in said office. By a subsequent ruling of Court this act was considered as including the two wardens of each Episcopal church. By act of annexation, the members of the two branches of the City Council, for the time being, residing in the Charlestown...
Page 243 - Invested in one City of Boston Three and one-half per cent. 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.

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