Annual Report

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City of Boston Printing Department, 1899 - Finance

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Page 3 - Ordinances of 1898, the undersigned herewith submits his report of the receipts and expenditures of the CITY OF BOSTON AND COUNTY OF SUFFOLK for the year...
Page 300 - There are now sixty beneficiaries of this fund. All applications for relief, in accordance with the terms and conditions as set forth in the foregoing orders, are to be made in writing, addressed to the Board of Police, 37 Pemberton square. POOR WIDOWS
Page 296 - FOSTER of this city, accepted by the City Council, October 12, 1898, and it was Ordered, That the Board of Art Commissioners, with the approval of the Mayor, be and hereby is authorized to procure a monumental statue of the late Rev. William Ellery Channing, and to cause said statue, with a canopy over the same, to be erected in the Public Garden, opposite the Arlington Street Church. Ordered, That the Treasurer hold, invest and reinvest said sum, and use the same, with the income thereof, to meet...
Page 301 - Bond, for . $1,000 00 Payable to the Chairman of the Committee on the Public Library for the time being. BATES FUND. — This is a donation made by the late JOSHUA BATES of London, in March, 1853.
Page 270 - Massachusetts avenue. This lot consists of about 350,927 square feet of land. Also the land to the south-west of Massachusetts avenue bounded by Albany street, Northampton street, and a passageway near Harrison avenue, consisting of about 125,736 square feet.
Page 304 - CHARLES MEAD, to constitute the CHARLES MEAD PUBLIC LIBRARY TRUST FUND for the promotion of the objects of the Public Library in such manner as the government of said library shall deem best, and so far as the government shall deem consistent with the objects of the library to be used for the benefit of the South Boston Branch Library. Received in 1896.
Page 295 - From the interest of this fund I desire that money prizes shall be given semi-annually to the surgical house officer who administers ether or other anaesthetic in the most skilful and humane manner. Only surgical house officers of the Boston City Hospital shall be eligible to compete. The award is to be made by three judges, these to be appointed by the senior surgeon and the superintendent of the hospital. "In case no house officer is considered worthy of the prize, the interest shall be added to...
Page 302 - 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 297 - Men," paid to the City Treasurer $329,300.48 (100-131 of the fund); and the said persons voted that this amount be expended "in the purchase of land and for the erection thereon of the Franklin Trades School and for the equipment of the same.
Page 330 - January, except that taxes assessed upon shares of stock of national banks shall bear interest at the rate of twelve per cent, per annum from and...

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