King's Hand-book of Boston

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M. King, 1889 - Boston (Mass.) - 387 pages

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Page 208 - Boston, in order To raise the needy above the need of relief, prevent begging and imposition, and diminish pauperism. To encourage thrift, self-dependence and industry through friendly intercourse, advice and sympathy, and to aid the poor to help themselves.
Page 325 - That the annual income of said corporation shall only be employed for the purpose of relieving the distresses of unfortunate mechanics and their families, to promote inventions and improvements in the mechanic arts, by granting premiums for said inventions and improvements, and to assist young mechanics with loans of money.
Page 172 - The signal lanterns of Paul Revere displayed in the steeple of this church April 18, 1775, warned the country of the march of the British troops to Lexington and Concord.
Page 171 - This peal of eight bells is the gift of a number of generous persons to Christ Church in Boston...
Page 150 - Technology, for the purpose of instituting and maintaining a society of arts, a museum of arts, and a school of industrial science, and aiding generally, by suitable means, the advancement, development and practical application of science in connection with arts, agriculture, manufactures and commerce...
Page 235 - Board ; and must show that he is not less than twenty-one years of age, that he has followed medical...
Page 152 - Latin-School boy, which was procured by the graduates of the school to honor those who had honored her, and especially to commemorate those who had fallen in defending their country. This statue represents the Alma Mater of the school, resting on a shield which bears the names of the dead heroes, and extending a laurel crown to those who returned from the war.
Page 8 - The Houses in some parts joyn as in London. The Buildings, like their Women, being Neat and Handsome. And their Streets, like the Hearts of the Male Inhabitants, are Paved with Pebble.
Page 160 - Simmons Female College, for the purpose of teaching medicine, music, drawing, designing, telegraphy and other branches of art, science and industry best calculated to enable the scholars to acquire an independent livelihood.
Page 92 - ... an armament by sea and land investing this metropolis, and a military guard with cannon pointed at the very door of the State-house, where this assembly is held, is inconsistent with that dignity, as well as that freedom with which we have a right to deliberate, consult, and determine.

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