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line thi-ough Boston harbor to the centre line of Meridian-street bridge :
thence by the centre line of Meridian-street bridge ; thence by the cen-
tre line of said bridge and the centre lines of Condor and Brooks streets
to the point of beginning — 483 voters.

Precinct Four. — All that part of said ward lying within the follow-
ing-described line : Beginning at the intersection of the centre lines of
Lexington and Brooks streets ; thence by the centre lines of Brooks and
Condor streets and Meridian-street bridge to the ward line in Chelsea
creek ; thence by said ward line to the line separating the Third from
the Foui'th sections, as shown by the plans of the East Boston Com-
pany ; thence by said line to the centre line of Eagle street; thence by
the centre lines of Eagle, Trenton, Prescott, and Lexington streets to
the point of beginning — 451 voters.

Precinct Five. — All that part of said ward lying within the following-
described line: Beginning at the intersection of the centre lines of
Brooks and Lexington streets ; thence by the centre lines of Lexington,



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Prescott, Chelsea, Putnam, Bennington, and Brooks streets to the point
of beginning — 497 voters.

Precinct Six. — All that part of said ward tying within the following-
described line : Beginning at the intersection of the centre lines of
Marion and Bennington streets ; thence by the centre lines of Marion,
Saratoga, Brooks, Bennington, and Putnam streets and Putnam street
extended to the ward line in Boston harbor; thence by said ward line
and the centre lines of Marion street extended and Marion street to the
point of beginning — 456 voters.

Precinct Seven. — All that part of said ward lying within the follow-
ing-described line: Beginning at the intersection of the centre lines of
Putnam and Chelsea streets ; thence by the centre lines of Chelsea,
Prescott, Trenton, and Eagle streets to Eagle square; thence across
Eagle square and by the centre lines of Chelsea street, Glendon place,
Bremen, Saratoga, and Swift streets, and Swift street extended to the
ward line in Boston harbor ; thence by said ward line to the centre line
of Putnam street extended ; thence by said line of Putnam street ex-
tended and the centre line of Putnam street to the point of beginning —
490 voters.

Precinct Eight. — All that part of said ward lying within the follow-
ing-described line : Beginning in Boston harbor at the intersection of
the ward line and Swift street extended ; thence by the centre line of
Swift street extended and the centre lines of Swift, Saratoga, and Bre-
men streets, Glendon place, and Chelsea street to Eagle square ; thence
across Eagle square to the line separating Section Three from Section
Four as shown by the plans of the East Boston Company ; thence by
said line extended to the ward line in Chelsea creek ; thence by said
ward line through Chelsea creek and Boston harbor to the point of be-
ginning — 490 voters.

Precinct Nine. — All that part of said ward known as Breed's island
bounded by Chelsea creek, Belle Isle inlet, and Boston harbor — 173
voters.

WARD TWO.

Eight Precincts — 3,596 Voters.

Precinct One. — All that part of said ward lying within the following-
described line : Beginning at the intersection of the centre lines of Me-
ridian and Gove streets; thence by the centre lines of Meridian street
to Central square ; thence across said square and by the centre lines of
Porter, Orleans, Decatur, and Gove streets to the point of beginning
— 479 voters.

Precinct Two*- — All that part of said ward lying within the follow-
ing-described line: Beginning in Boston harbor at the intersection of
the centre line of New street extended and the ward line; thence by



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said ward line to the line separating Ward Two from Ward One ; thence
by said ward line to the centre line of Border street ; thence by the cen-
tre line of Border street to Central square ; thence across Central square
and by the centre lines of Meridian, Maverick, Border, Cross, and New
streets, and New street extended to the point of beginning — 450 voters.

Precinct Three. — All that part of said ward lying within the follow-
ing-described line : Beginning in Boston harbor at the intersection of
the centre line of Lewis street extended and the ward line ; thence by
said ward line to the centre line of New street extended ; thence by
the centre lines of New street extended, New, Cross, Border, and Mav-
erick streets, Maverick square, Lewis street, and Lewis street extended
to the point of beginning — 451 voters.

Precinct Four. — All that part of said ward lying within the follow-
ing-described line : Beginning in Boston harbor at the intersection of
the centre line of Orleans street extended and the ward line ; thence by
said ward line to the centre line of Lewis street extended and the centre
lines of Lewis street, Maverick square, Meridian, Gove, Decatur,
Orleans, Maverick, Cottage, Everett, and Orleans streets, and Orleans
street extended to the point of beginning — 437 voters.

Precinct Five. — All that part of said ward lying within the follow-
ing-described line : Beginning in Boston harbor at the intersection of
the centre line of Cottage street extended and the ward line ; thence by
said ward line to the centre line of Orleans street extended ; thence by
said extended line and the centre lines of Orleans, Everett, and Cottage
streets, and Cottage street extended to the point of beginning — 366
voters.

Precinct Six. — All that part of said ward lying within the followino -
described line : Beginning in Boston harbor at the intersection of the
centre line of Cottage street extended and the ward line ; thence by said
ward line to the centre line of Everett street extended ; thence by said
extended line and the centre lines of Everett, Lanison, Webster, and
Cottage streets, and Cottage street extended to the point of beginnino-
— 456 voters.

Precinct Seven. — All that part of said ward lying within the follow-
ing-described line : Beginning in Boston harbor at the intersection of
the centre line of Everett street extended and the ward line ; thence by
said extended line and the centre lines of Everett, Lanison, Webster,
Cottage, Maverick, Orleans, and Porter streets, and Porter street ex-
tended to the ward line in Boston harbor ; thence by said ward line to
the point of beginning — 474 voters.

Precinct Eight. — All that part of said ward lying within the follow-
ing-described line : Beginning in Boston harbor at the intei-section of the
ward line and the centre line of Porter street extended; thence by said



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extended line and the centre lines of Porter, Bennington, and Marion
streets, and Marion street extended to the ward line in Boston harbor ;
thence by said ward line to the point of beginning, including the islands
in Boston harbor — 483 voters.

WARD THKEE.

Six Precincts — 3,036 Voters.

Precinct One. — All that part of said ward lying within the following-
described line : Beginning at the intersection of the centre lines of Cross
and High streets ; thence by the centre lines of High, Pearl, Bunker
Hill, Trenton, and Cross streets to the point of beginning — 494 voters.

Precinct Two. — All that part of said ward lying within the follow-
ing-described line : Beginning at the intersection of the centre lines
of Monument and Bunker Hill streets ; thence by the centre lines of
Bunker Hill, Pearl, Medford, and Monument streets to the point of
beginning — 531 voters.

Precinct Three. — All that part of said ward lying within the follow-
ing-described line : Beginning at the intersection of the centre lines of
Bunker Hill and Edgeworth streets ; thence by the centre lines of
Edgeworth and Tremont streets, Monument square, High, Ci'oss, Tren-
ton, and Bunker Hill streets to the point of beginning — 477 voters.

Precinct Four. — All that part of said ward lying within the follow-
ing-described line : Beginning at the intersection of the Harbor Com-
missioners' line in Mystic river and Chelsea bridge ; thence by the
centre lines of Chelsea bridge, Chelsea, Medford, Corey, Moulton,
Vine, Bunker Hill, Monument, and Medford streets, the ward line
between Ward Three and Ward Four, and the Harbor Commissioners'
line in Mystic river to the point of beginning — 523 voters.

Precinct Five. — All that part of said ward lying within the follow-
ing-described line : Beginning at the intersection of the centre lines of
Bainbridge and Chelsea streets ; thence by the centre line of Chelsea
street and the ward line between Wards Three and Five, Monument
square, Tremont, Edgeworth, Bunker Hill, Vine, Decatur, and Bain-
bridge streets to the point of beginning — 540 voters.

Precinct Six. — All that part of said ward lying within the following-
described line : Beginning at Charles river at the line dividing Ward
Three from Ward Five ; thence following said ward line by the south-
westerly boundary line of the Navy Yard to Chelsea street ; thence by
the centre lines of Chelsea, Bainbridge, Decatur, Vine, Moulton, Corey,
Medford, and Chelsea streets, and the centre line of Chelsea bridge to
the ward line ; thence by said ward line to the point of beginning —
471 voters.



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WARD FOUR.

Six Precincts — 2,795 Voters.

Precinct One, — All that part of said ward lying within the following-
described line : Beginning at the intersection of the centre lines of
Pearl and Bunker Hill streets ; thence by the centre lines of Bunker
Hill, Quincy, Medford, and Pearl streets to the point of beginning —
491 voters.

Precinct Two. — All that part of said ward lying within the following-
described line : Beginning at the intersection of the centre lines of
Bunker Hill and Pearl streets ; thence by the centre lines of Pearl,
High, Walker, Main, and Lincoln streets, Rutherford avenue, Tibbetts
Town Way, Hancock square, Eden, Russell, Walker, Wall, Sullivan,
and Bunker Hill streets to the point of beginning — 446 voters.

Precinct Three. — All that part of said ward lying within the follow-
ing-described line : Beginning at the intersection of the centre lines of
Bunker Hill and Sullivan streets ; thence by the centre lines of Sullivan,
Wall. Walker, Russell, and Eden streets, Hancock square, Tibbetts
Town Way, Rutherford avenue, Middlesex, Auburn, and Bunker Hill
streets to the point of beginning — 517 voters.

Precinct Four. — All that part of said ward lying within the follow-
ing-described line : Beginning at the intersection of the centre lines of
Medford and Quincy streets ; thence by the centre lines of Quincy,
Auburn, and Middlesex streets, Rutherford avenue, Thorndike, Main,
Charles, Bunker Hill, Baldwin, and Medford streets to the point of
beginning — 501 voters.

Precinct Five. — All that part of said ward lying within the follow-
ing-described line: Beginning at the North channel in Mystic river, at
the line dividing Ward Three from Ward Four; thence by said ward
line to the centre line of Medford street; thence by the centre lines of
Medford, Baldwin, Bunker Hill, Charles, Main, and Thorndike streets
and Rutherford avenue to the centre line of location of Boston & Lowell
Freight Railroad ; thence by the said centre of location and the centre
lines of Main street and Mystic avenue to the boundary line between
Boston and Somerville ; thence by said boundary line and the boundary
line between Boston and Everett to the point of beginning — 444
voters.

Precinct Six. — All that part of said ward lying within the following-
described line : Beginning at the intersection of the centre line of
Rutherford avenue and the ward line between Wards Four and Five ;
thence by said ward line to the boundary line between Boston and
Somerville ; thence by said boundary line to the centre line of Mystic
avenue ; thence by the centre lines of Mystic avenue and Main street



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and the centre of the location of the Boston & Lowell Freight Railroad
to the centre line of Rutherford avenue ; thence by said centre line to
the point of beginning — 896 voters.

WARD FIVE.

Six Precincts — 2,720 Voters.

Precinct One. — All that part of said ward lying within the following-
described line : Beginning at the intersection of the centre lines of
Monument avenue and Main street: thence by the centre lines of Main,
Walker, High, Pleasant, and Warren streets, and Monument avenue to
the point of beginning — 431 voters.

Precinct Two. — All that part of said ward lying within the following-
described line : Beginning at the intersection of the centre lines of
Chelsea street and City square ; thence by the centre lines of City
square, Main street, Monument avenue, Warren and Pleasant streets,
Monument square, Chestnut street, Mt. Vernon avenue, Mt. Vernon,
Adams, Common, Park, Joiner, and Chelsea streets to the point of
beginning — 541 voters.

Precinct Three. — All that part of said ward tying within the follow-
ing-described line : Beginning at Charles river at the intersection of the
centre line of Warren bridge with the ward line ; thence by the centre
lines of Warren bridge, Warren avenue, City square, Chelsea, Joiner,
Park, Common, and Adams streets to the ward line ; thence following
the said ward line along the south-westerly boundary of the Navy Yard
and through Charles river to the point of beginning — 470 voters.

Precinct Four. — All that part of said ward lying within the follow-
ing-described line : Beginning at the intersection of the centre line of
Warren bridge and the ward line separating Ward Five from Ward
Eight; thence by the ward line of Ward Five to the centre line of
Arrow street extended ; thence by said centre line and the centre lines
of Arrow, Bow, Devens, and Main streets, City square, Warren avenue,
and Warren bridge to the point of beginning — 339 voters.

Precinct Five. — All that part of said ward lying within the following-
described line : Beginning at the intersection of the centre line of Arrow
street extended and the ward line ; thence following the ward line to
its intersection with the centre line of Austin street ; thence by the centre
lines of Austin and Chapman streets, Rutherford avenue, Austin, Main,
Devens, Bow, and Arrow streets, and Arrow street extended to the point
of beginning — 516 voters.

Precinct Six. — All that part of said ward lying within the following-
described line : Beginning at the intersection of the centre lines of
Main and Austin streets ; thence by the centre lines of Austin street,



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Rutherford avenue, Chapman and Austin streets to the ward line ; thence
by said ward line to the division line between Wards Four and Five ;
thence by said division line to its intersection with the centre line of
Main street ; thence by the centre line of Main street to the point of
beginning — 428 voters.

WARD SIX.

Eight Precincts — 3,498 Voters.

Precinct One. — All that part of said ward lying within the following-
described line : Beginning in Boston harbor at the intersection of the
ward line and the centre line of Hanover street extended; thence by
said centre line extended and the centre lines of Hanover, Commercial,
and North streets, Hanover avenue, Charter, Foster, and Commercial
streets to the centre line of Charles-river bridge ; thence by said centre
line to the ward line in Charles river ; thence by said ward line to the
point of beginning — 400 voters.

Precinct Two. — All that part of said ward lying within the following-
described line : Beginning at the intersection of the centre lines of
Commercial and Foster streets ; thence by the centre lines of Foster,
Charter, Salem, Sheafe, Mai'garet, Prince, and Commercial streets to
the point of beginning — 424 voters.

Precinct Three. — All that part of said ward lying within the follow-
described line : Beginning at the intersection of the centre lines of
Charter and Hanover streets ; thence by the centre lines of Hanover,
Prince, Margaret^ Sheafe, Salem, and Charter streets to the point of
beginning — 449 voters.

Precinct Four. — All that part of said ward lying within the following-
described line : Beginning in Boston harbor at the intersection of the
ward line and the centre line of Eastern avenue extended ; thence by
said extended centre line and the centre lines of Eastern avenue, Com-
mercial, Lewis, and North streets, North, square, Prince and Hanover
streets, Hanover avenue, North, Commercial, and Hanover streets, and
Hanover street extended to the ward line in Boston harbor ; thence by
said ward line to the point of beginning — 432 voters.

Precinct Five. — All that part of said ward lying within the following-
described line : Beginning in Boston harbor at the line dividing Ward
Six from Ward Seven; thence following said ward line to Milk street;
thence by the centre lines of Milk, Washington, School, and Tremont
streets to Scollay square ; thence through Scollay square and by the centre
lines ox Court, Hanover, Salem, and Prince streets, North squai-e, North,
Lewis, and Commercial streets, Atlantic and Eastern avenues, and the
line of Eastern avenue extended to the ward line in Boston harbor ; thence
by said ward line to the point of beginning — 432 voters.



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Precinct Six. — All that part of said ward lying within the following-
described line : Beginning at the intersection of the centre lines of
Tremont and Beacon streets ; thence by the centre lines of Beacon,
Bowdoin, and Cambridge streets to Bowdoin square ; thence across said
square and by the centre line of Court street to Scollay square ; thence
through Scollay square and by the centre line of Trernont street to the
point of beginning — 424 voters.

Precinct Seven. — All that part of said ward lying within the following-
described line : Beginning at the intersection of the centre lines of
Hanover and Court streets ; thence by the centre line of Court street to
Bowdoin square ; thence across Bowdoin square and by the centre
lines of Chardon, Portland, Travel's, Beverly, Cooper, North Margin,
Thacher, Prince, Salem, and Hanover streets to the point of beginning
— 453 voters.

Precinct Eight. — All that part of said ward lying within the following-
described line : Beginning at the centre lines of Commercial and Prince
streets; thence by the centre lines of Prince, Thacher, North Margin,
Cooper, Beverly, Travers, Charlestown, and Causeway streets to the
point of beginning — 484 voters.

WARD SEVEN.
Six Precincts— 3,026 Voters.

Precinct One. — All that part of said ward lying within the following-
described line : Beginning at the intersection of the centre lines of
Federal and Beach streets ; thence by the centre lines of Beach, Wash-
ington, LaGrange, Tremont, Boylston, Charles, Beacon, Washington,
Milk, India, and Central streets, and Atlantic avenue to the ward line
between Long wharf and Central wharf ; thence by said ward line and
the ward line in Boston harbor to the centre line of Congress street ;
thence by the centre lines of Congress street, Atlantic avenue, and
Federal street to the point of beginning — 545 voters.

Precinct Two. — All that part of said ward lying within the following-
described line : Beginning at the intersection of the centre lines of
Tremont and Boylston streets ; thence by the centre lines of Tremont
and Pleasant streets to Park square ; thence across Park square and by
the centre line of Boylston street to the point of beginning — 437 voters.

Precinct Three. — All that part of said ward lying within the follow-
ing-described line : Beginning at the intersection of the centre lines of
Harrison avenue and Beach street ; thence by the centre lines of Har-
rison avenue, Pine and Warrenton streets, Shawmut avenue, Tremont,
LaGrange, Washington, and Beach streets to the point of beginning —
443 voters.



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Precinct Four. — All that part of said ward lying within the follow-
ing-described line : Beginning at the intersection of the centre lines of
Harrison avenue and Pine street ; thence by the centre lines of Harrison
avenue, Motte, Castle, and Tremont streets, Shawmut avenue, Warren-
ton and Pine streets to the point of beginning — 518 voters.

Precinct Five. — All that pai'tof said ward lying within the following-
desci'ibed line : Beginning at the intersection of the centre lines of
Albany and Harvard streets ; thence by the centre lines of Albany and
Way streets, Harrison avenue, and Harvard street to the point of begin-
ning — 528 voters.

Precinct Six. — All that part of said ward lying within the following-
described line : Beginning at the intersection of the centre lines of
Albany street and Broadway ; thence by the centre lines of Albany and
Harvai'd streets, Harrison avenue, Beach and Federal streets, Atlantic
avenue and Congress street, and Congress-street bridge to the ward line
in Fort Point channel ; thence by said ward line to the centre line of
Broadway ; thence by said centre line to the point of beginning — 565
voters.

"WARD EIGHT.
Six Precincts — 3,548 Voters.

Precinct One. — All that part of said ward lying within the following-
described line : Beginning at the intersection of the centre lines of
Causeway and Charlestown streets ; thence by the centre lines of Cause-
way, Wall, Minot, and Leverett streets to Craigie's bridge ; thence by
the centre of Craigie's bridge to the ward line in Charles river ; thence
by said ward line to the centre line, of Charles-river bridge ; thence by
said line to Causeway street ; thence by the centre line of Causeway
street to the point of beginning — 546 voters.

Precinct Two. — All that part of said ward lying within the following-
described line : Beginning at the intersection of the centre lines
of Causeway and Charlestown streets ; thence by the centre lines of
Charlestown, Travers, Portland, and Chardon streets to Bowdoin
squai-e ; thence across Bowdoin square to Cambridge street; thence
through the centre lines of Cambridge, Chambers, Green, Leverett,
and Causeway streets to the point of beginning — 642 voters.

Precinct Three. — All that part of said ward lying within the follow-
ing-described line : Beginning at the intersection of the centre lines of
Cambridge and Bowdoin streets ; thence by the centore lines of Bowdoin,
Beacon, Joy, and Cambridge streets to the point of beginning — 583
voters.

Precinct Four. — All that part of said ward lying within the following-
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Wall and Causeway streets ; thence by the centre lines of Causeway,
Leverett, Green, Chambers, Eaton, North Russell, Parkrnan, Blossom,
Allen, Spring, and Chambers streets to Hammond avenue; thence by
the centre line of Hammond avenue, Leverett, Cotting, and Wall streets
to the point of beginning — 614 voters.

Precinct Five. — All that part of said ward lying within the following-
described line : Beginning at the intersection of the centre lines of
Spring and Poplar streets ; thence by the centre lines of Poplar street
and Poplar street extended to the ward line in Charles river ; thence by
said ward line to the centre of Craigie's bridge ; thence by the centre
lines of Craigie's bridge, Leverett, Minot, Wall, Cotting, and Leverett
streets, Hammond avenue, Chambers and Spring streets to the point of
beginning — 556 voters.

Precinct Six. — All that part of said ward lying within the following-
described line : Beginning at the intersection of the centre lines of
Chambers and Cambridge streets ; thence by the centre line of Cam-
bridge street to the ward line in Charles river ; thence by said ward
line to the centre line of Poplar street extended ; thence b} r the centre
lines of Poplar street extended, Poplar, Spring, Allen, Blossom, Park-
man, North Russell, Eaton, and Chambers streets to the point of begin-
ning — 607 voters.

WARD NINE.
Seven Precincts — 3,700 Voters.
Precinct One. — All that part of said ward lying within the following-
described line : Beginnin g at the intersection of the centre lines of
Harrison avenue and Florence street; thence by the centre lines of
Florence, Washington, Compton, Tremont, Castle, and Motte streets,
and Harrison avenue to the point of beginning — 522 voters.

Precinct Two. — All that part of said ward lying within the following-
described line : Beginning at the intersection of the centre lines ot


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