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Railroad ; thence by said centre line of location to the point of begin-
ning- — 490 voters.

Precinct Three. — All that part of said ward lying within the follow-
described line : Beginning at the intersection of the centre lines of
Marcella and Washington streets ; thence through the centre lines of
Marcella and Ritchie streets to the intersection of the centre line
of Centre street and the centre line of location of the Providence Division
of the New York, New Haven, & Hartford Railroad ; thence by the
said centre line of location to the ward line; thence by said ward line
through New Heath, Centre, Mai'cella, Highland, Hawthorn, Ellis,
Thornton, Valentine, [and Washington streets to the point of beginning
— 503 voters.

Precinct Four. — All that part of said ward lying within the following-
described line : Beginning at the intersection of the centre line of
School street and the ward line; thence by the centre lines of School,
Washington, and Boylston streets, Baker court, Germania, Bismarck,
and Porter streets, Boylston avenue, and Boylston street to the centre
line of location of the Providence Division of the New York, New Haven,



WARD PRECINCTS. 215

& Hartford Railroad ; thence by said centre line of location to the centre
line of Centre street; thence by the centre lines of Centre, Ritchie,
Marcella, and Washington streets, Westminster and Walnut avenues to
the point of beginning — 489 voters.

Precinct Five. — All that part of said ward lying within the following-
described line : Beginning at the intersection of the centre lines of
Boylston street and Chestnut avenue ; thence by the centre lines of Chest-
nut avenue, Forbes and Centre streets to the centre line of location of
the Providence Division of the New York, New Haven, & Hartford
Railroad; thence by said centre line of location to Boylston street;
thence by the centre line of Boylston street to the point of beginning —
488 voters.

Precinct Six. — All that part of said ward lying within the following-
described line : Beginning at the intersection of the centre line of Perkins
street and the ward line ; thence by the centre lines of Perkins and
Centre streets, Spring Park and Chestnut avenues, and Boylston street
to the centre line of location of the Providence Division of the New York,
New Haven, & Hartford Railroad; thence by said centre line of loca-
tion to Oakdale street ; thence by the centre lines' of Oakdale, Lamartine,
and Bell streets, Chestnut avenue, Green, Rockview, St. John, and
Centre streets to the Avard line ; thence by said ward line through Myrtle
and Pond streets and Jamaicaway to the point of beginning — 411 voters.

Precinct Seven. — All that part of said ward lying within the following-
described line : Beginning at the ward line at the junction of Centre and
Green streets ; thence through the centre lines of Centre, St. John, Rock-
view, and Green streets, Chestnut avenue, Bell, Lamartine, and Oakdale
streets to the centre line of location of the Providence Division of the
New York, New Haven, & Hartford Railroad ; thence by said centre
line of location to Carolina avenue ; thence through the centre lines of
Carolina avenue, South and Centre streets to the point of beginning —
456 voters.

Precinct Eight. — All that part of said ward lying within the following-
described line : Beginning at the intersection of the centre line of School
street and the ward line ; thence by said ward line through Walnut
avenue, Sigourney street, Glen road, and Green street to the centre line
of location of the Providence Division of the New York, New Haven, &
Hartford Railroad ; thence by said centre line of location to Boylston
street; thence through the centre lines of Boylston street and Boylston
avenue, Porter, Bismarck, and Germania streets, Baker court, Boyl-
ston, Washington, and School streets to the point of beginning — 479
voters.



216 MUNICIPAL REGISTER.



WARD TWENTY-THREE.

Nine Precincts — 3,350 Voters.

Precinct One. — All that part of said ward lying within the follow-
ing-described line : Beginning at the intersection of the centre lines of
South and Custer streets ; thence by the centre lines of Custer, Gold-
smith, Centre, and Allandale streets to the boundary line between
Boston and Brookline ; thence by said boundary line to the centre line
of Chestnut street ; thence by the centre lines of Chestnut and Perkins
streets, Jamaicaway, Pond, Myrtle, Centre, and South streets to the
point of beginning — 329 voters.

Precinct Two. — All that part of said ward lying within the following-
described line : Beginning at the intersection of the centre line of
Keyes street and the centre line of location of the Providence Division
of the New York, New Haven, & Hartford Railroad; thence by said
centre line of location and the centre line of location of the West
Roxbury branch of said railroad to the centre line of South street;
thence by the centre lines of South, Bussey, Walter, Centre, Goldsmith,
and Custer streets, Carolina avenue, Lee and Keyes streets to the point
of beginning — 395 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
Glen road and Forest Hills street; thence by the centre lines of Forest
Hills and Morton streets, the Arborway, and Washington street to the
centre line of location of the Providence Division of the New York,
New Haven, & Hartford Railroad ; thence by said centre line of
location to the centre line of Keyes street; thence by the centre line's of
Keyes and Lee streets and Carolina avenue to the centre line of location
of the Providence Division of the New York, New Haven, & Hartford
Railroad; thence by said centre line of location to the centre line of
Green street ; thence by the centre lines of Green street and Glen road
to the point of beginning — 419 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
Seaver street and Blue Hill avenue ; thence by the centre lines of Blue
Hill avenue and Back street to the boundary line between Boston and
Hyde Park ; thence by said' boundary line to its intersection with the
centre line of Ashland street; thence by the centre lines of Ashland,
Sutton, Berry. Canterbury, Bourne, and Florence streets, Hyde Park
avenue, Blakemore, Florence, Sycamore, Ashland, and South streets to
the centre line of location of the West Roxbury branch of the Provi-
dence Division of the New York, New Haven, & Hartford Railroad;
thence by said centre line of location to the centre line of Washington



WARD PRECINCTS. 217

street ; thence by the centre lines of Washington street, Arborway,
Morton, and Forest Hills street, Glen road, Sigourney street, Walnut
avenue, and Seaver street to the point of beginning — 450 voters.

Precinct Five. — All that part of said ward lying within the follow-
ing-described line : Beginning at the intersection of the centre line of
Ashland street and the boundaiy line between Boston and Hyde Park ;
thence by said boundary line and the centre lines of Dale, Poplar,
Beech, Kittredge, Sycamore, Florence, and Blakemore streets, Hyde
Park avenue, Florence, Bourne, Canterbury, Berry, Sutton, and Ash-
land streets to the point of beginning — 489 voters.

Precinct Six. — All that part of said ward lying within the following-
described line : Beginning at the intersection of the centre lines of
Ashland and Sycamore streets ; thence by the centre lines of Sycamore,
Kittredge, Beech, Centre, and Central streets to the centre line of loca-
tion of the West Roxbury branch of the Providence Division of the
New York, New Haven, & Hartford Railroad ; thence by said centre
line of location and the centre lines of South and Ashland streets to the
point of beginning — 884 voters.

Precinct Seven. — All that part of said ward lying within the follow-
ing-described line : Beginning at the intersection of South and Bussey
streets ; thence by the centre line of South street to the centre line of
location of the West Roxbury branch of the Providence Division of the
New York, New Haven, & Hartford Railroad; thence by said centre
line of location to the centre line of Central street ; thence by the
centre lines of Central, Centre, and Church streets to the boundary line
between Boston and Brookline ; thence by said boundary line to the
centre line of Allanclale street; thence by the centre lines of Allandale,
Centre, Walter, and Bussey streets to the point of beginning — 246
voters.

Precinct Eight. — All that part of said ward lying within the follow-
ing-described line : Beginning at the intersection of the centre line of
Dale street and the boundary line between Boston and Hyde Park ;
thence by said boundary line to the centre line of Grove street ; thence
by the centre lines of Grove and Washington streets, Cottage avenue,
Lorette, Perham, and Baker streets to the boundary line between Boston
and Newton ; thence by the boundary lines between Boston and Newton
and Boston and Brookline to the centre line of Church street ; thence
by the centre lines of Church, Centre, Beech, Poplar, and Dale streets
to the point of beginning — 376 voters.

Precinct Nine. — All that part of said ward lying within the follow-
ing-described line : Beginning at the intersection of the centre line of
Grove street and the boundary line between Boston and Hyde Park ;
thence by said boundary line and the boundary lines between Boston



218 MUNICIPAL REGISTER.

and Dedham and Boston and Newton to the centre line of Baker street;
thence by the centre lines of Baker, Perham, and Lorette streets, Cottage
avenue, Washington and Grove streets to the point of beginning — 262
voters.

"WARD TWENTY-FOUR.

Nine Precincts — 3,755 Voters.

Precinct One. — All that part of said ward lying within the following-
described line : Beginning at the intersection of the centre lines of
Dorchester avenue and Greenwich street ; thence by the centre lines of
Greenwich street and Greenwich street extended to the Harbor Com-
missioners' line ; thence by the Harbor Commissioners 1 line to a point
opposite the middle of Commercial Point bridge ; thence to the middle
of said bridge by a line at right angles thereto ; thence by the centre
lines of said bridge, Freeport and Preston streets to the centre line of
location of the Old Colony Division of the New York, New Haven, &
Hartford Railroad ; thence by said centre line of the location to Park
street; thence by the centre lines of Park street and Dorchester avenue
to the point of beginning — 418 voters.

Precinct Two. — All that part of said ward lying within the following-
described line : Beginning at the intersection of the centre line of Ash-
mont street and Neponset avenue ; thence by the centre lines of
Neponset avenue, Pope's Hill and Freeport streets to the middle of
Commercial Point bridge ; thence by a line at right angles thereto to
the Harbor Commissioners' line ; thence by the Harbor Commissioners'
line to the centre line of location of Old Colony Division of New York,
New Haven, & Hartford Railroad ; thence by said centre line of location
to the boundary line between Boston and Quincy ; thence b} T said
boundary line to the middle of the Neponset bridge ; thence by the
centre lines of said bridge, Neponset avenue, Chickatawbut and Plain
streets, Pierce avenue, Newhall and Ashmont streets to the point of
beginning — 419 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
Dorchester avenue and Wrentham street; thence by the centi'e lines of
Dorchester avenue and Park street to the centre line of location of the
Old Colony Division of the New York, New Haven, & Hartford Rail-
road ; thence by said centre line of location to the centre line of Preston
street; thence by the centre lines of Preston and Freeport streets,
Commercial Point bridge, Freeport and Pope's Hill streets, Neponset
avenue, Ashmont, Adams, Shelton, and Wrentham streets to the point
of beginning — 437 voters.

Precinct Four. — All that part of said ward lying within the follow-



WARD PRECINCTS. 219

ing-described line : Beginning at the intersection of the centre lines of
Dorchester avenue and Wrentham street ; thence by the centre lines of
Wrentham, Shelton, Adams, Ashmont, and Newhall streets, Pierce
avenue, Plain and Chickatawbut streets, and Neponset avenue to the
middle of the Neponset bridge ; thence by the boundary line between
Boston and Quincy through the centre of Neponset river to the middle
of Granite bridge ; thence by the centre lines of said bridge, Granite
avenue, Adams, Minot, Carruth, and Ashmont streets to Peabody square ;
thence across Peabody square to the centre line of Dochester avenue ;
thence by the centre line of Dorchester avenue to the point of begin-
ning — 428 voters.

Precinct Five. — All that part of said ward lying within the follow-
ing-described line : Beginning at the intersection of the centre line of
Milton bridge and the boundary line between Boston and Milton ;
thence by the centre lines of said bridge, Washington street, and
Dorchester avenue to Peabody square ; thence across Peabody square
and by the centre line of Ashmont, Carruth, Minot, and Adams streets
and Granite avenue to the middle of Granite bridge ; thence by the
boundary line between Boston and Milton through Neponset river to
the point of beginning — 415 voters.

Precinct Six. — All that part of said ward lying within the following-
desciibed line : Beginning at the intersection of the centre line of
Centi'al-avenue bridge and the boundary line between Boston and
Milton ; thence by the centre lines of said bridge, Central avenue,
River, Cedar, Sanford, Washington, and Ashmont streets, Dorchester
avenue, and Washington street to the middle of the Milton bridge ;
thence by the boundai*y line between Boston and Milton through Nepon-
set river to the point of beginning — 401 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
Armandine street and Milton avenue ; thence by the centre lines of
Milton avenue, Edson, Norfolk, and Bernard streets, Talbot avenue,
Centre street, Centre and Dorchester avenues, Ashmont, Washington,
and Ai'mandine streets to the point of beginning — 429 voters.

Precinct Eight. — All that part of said ward lying within the follow-
ing-described line : Beginning at the intersection of the centime lines of
Morton and Sanford streets; thence by the centre lines of Morton,
Corbet, Norfolk, Morton, and Back streets, Talbot avenue, Bernard,
Norfolk, and Edson streets, Milton avenue, Armandine, Washington,
and Sanford streets to the point of beginning — 407 voters.

Precinct Nine. — All that part of said ward lying within the follow-
ing-described line : Beginning at the intersection of the centre line of
Central-avenue bridge and the boundary line between Boston and



220 MUNICIPAL REGISTER.

Milton ; thence by the boundary line between Boston and Milton
through Neponset river to the boundary line between Boston and Hyde
Park ; thence by said boundary line to Back street ; thence by the centre
lines of Back, Morton, Norfolk, Corbet, Morton, Sanford, Cedar, and
River streets, Central avenue, and Central-avenue bridge to the point
of beginning — 401 voters.

WARD TWENTY-FIVE.
Seven Precincts — 3,025 Voters.

Precinct One. — All that part of said ward lying within the following-
described line : Beginning at the intersection of the centre lines of
Aldie and Everett streets ; thence by the centre lines of Everett street,
Western avenue, and Western-avenue bridge to the ward line in Charles
river; thence by said ward line to its intersection with the centre line. of
an old creek which formerly formed the boundary line between Brook-
line and Brighton ; thence by said centre line to the centre line of
location of the Boston & Albany Railroad ; thence by said centre line of
location to the centre line of Cambridge street; thence by the centre
lines of Cambridge, Mansfield, Bradbury, and Aldie streets to the point
of beginning — 470 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
Brighton avenue and Everett street; thence by the centre lines of
Everett, Aldie, Bradbury, Mansfield, and Cambridge streets to the
centre line of location of the Boston & Albairy Railroad; thence by said
centre line of location to its intersection with the centre line of an old
creek which formerly formed the boundary line between Brookline and
Brighton ; thence by said centre line to the ward line in diaries river ;
thence by said ward line and the centre line of Ashby street extended
and the centre line of Ashby street and the southerly line of Common-
wealth avenue and the centre line of Brighton avenue to the point of
beginning — 483 voters.

Precinct Three. — Alt that part of said ward lying within the
following-described line : Beginning at the intersection of the boun-
dary line between Boston and Brookline and the centre line of Summit
avenue; thence by the centre lines of Summit and Commonwealth
avenues, Warren, Cambridge, Dustin, and North Beacon streets and
Brighton avenue to Commonwealth avenue ; thence across Common-
wealth avenue to the boundary line between Boston and Brookline;
thence by said boundary line to the point of beginning — 385 voters.

Precinct Four. — All that part of said ward lying within the following-
described line : Be°;innmo: at the intersection of the centre line of



WARD PRECINCTS. 221

North Beacon-street bridge and the ward line in Charles river; thence
by said ward line through Charles river to its intersection with the
centre line of Western-avenue bridge ; thence by the centre line of
Western-avenue bridge, Western avenue, Everett and North Beacon
streets, and North Beacon-street bridge to the point of beginning — 427
voters.

Precinct Five. — All that part of said ward lying within the following-
described line : Beginning at the intersection of the centre lines of
Parsons and North Beacon streets ; thence by the centre lines of North
Beacon, Dustin, Cambridge, Sparhawk, Market, Washington, Oakland,
Faneuil, and Parsons streets to the point of beginning — 376 voters.

Precinct Six. — All that part of said ward lying within the following-
described line : Beginning at the intersection of the ward line in
Charles river and North Beacon-street bridge ; thence by the centre
lines of North Beacon-street bridge, North Beacon, Parsons, Faneuil,
Oakland, and Washington streets, Chestnut Hill avenue, South street,
and Commonwealth avenue to the boundary line between Boston and
Newton ; thence by said boundaiw line and the ward line in Charles
river to the point of beginning — 452 voters.

Precinct Seven. — All that part of said ward lying within the following-
described line : Beginning at the intersection of the boundary line
between Boston and Newton and the centre line of Commonwealth
avenue ; thence by the centre lines of Commonwealth avenue, South
street, Chestnut Hill avenue, Market, Sparhawk, Cambridge, and
Warren streets, Commonwealth and Summit avenues to the boundary
line between Boston and Brookline ; thence by said boundary line and
the boundary line between Boston and Newton to the point of begin-
ning; — 482 voters.



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MUNICIPAL REGISTER.



STATISTICS RELATING TO THE CITY



Expenditures,

Since the Last Annexation, Jan. 1, 1874.

The following table shows the expenditures of the City, exclusive of
sums spent for redeeming debt and temporary loans :



Tear.


Interest on

Debt and

Temporary

Loans.


State Tax.


Other City
Expendi-
tures.


Total actual

Expenditures,

on account

of City.


Expenditures

on account of

County.


1874-75


$2,671,496 12


$802,120 00


$11,542,694 17


$15,016,310 29


$372,321 99




2,607,933 20


802,120 00


11,704,336 52


15,114,389 72


361,510 29


1876-77 '


2,572,057 28


742,932 00


10,S05,276 07


14,120,265 35


345,976 34


1877 78


2,461,600 59


619,110 00


10,434,694 47 1 13,515,405 06


328,646 92


187S-79


2,352,160 26


412,740 00


9,413,015 15


12,177,915 41


327,833 50




2,377,050 59


206,370 00


9,320,836 79


11,904,257 38


296,140 82


18S0 81


2,220,171 43


619,110 00


10,252,967 39 13,092,248 82


305,871 68




2,188,564 72


619,110 00


10,422,476 44^ 13,230,151 16


338,261 12


1882 83


2,184,580 49


825,480 00


11,879,562 33


14,889,622 82


362,908 06




2,227,045 73


578,055 00


12,852,436 08


15,657,536 81


36S,352 40




2,238,518 17


770,740 00


12,456,798 17


15,466,056 34


393,785 77




2,242,102 19


578,055 00


11,480,449 IS


14,300,606 37


852,613 93


1886-87


2,237,479 04


555,870 00


11,542,638 27


14,335,987 31


999,056 20




2,315,833 49


833,805 00


12,920,866 74


16,070,505 23


1,086,026 43




2,324,476 50


833,805 00


12,974,131 56


16,132,413 06


1,334,640 21


1889-90


2,353,785 54


738,020 00


13,508,467 28


16,600,272 S2


1,265,160 36




2,447,882 87


645,767 50


14,585,464 60


17,679,114 97


1,133,121 IS


1891-92 (9 rnos.) .


1,784,671 04


553,515 00


13,856,842 03


16,195,028 07


777,496 32




2,522,587 58


640,062 50


16,954,626 31


20,117,276 39


1,183,38S 65


1893-94


2,476,430 H4


914,375 00


17,287,020 68


20,677,826 62


1,019,172 73




2,341,623 81


731,500 00


19,026,419 75


22,099,543 56


985,044 21




2,558,208 65


538,920 00


20,496,494 46


23,593,623 11


941,184 68



DEBT STATEMENT.



223



Debts, Interest, and Sinking-Funds,

Since the Last Annexation, Jan. 1, 1874.

The following tables show the amounts of the gross debts and the amounts of
the net debts on April 30 of each year from 1873 to 1891, and on January 31,
from 1890 to and including 1895; the purposes for which the debts were in-
curred; the valuation of the taxable property in said city on May 1 of each of
said years ; the payments for interest and into the sinking-funds for said debts
during each of said years ; and the amounts of said sinking-funds in each of said
years :



1875.



1877.



1878.



Valuation on
May 1.



$79S,755,050



793,961,895



748,996,210



686,840,586



630,446,866



Purposes for

which Debt

was Incurred.



Municipal .
Coch. Water
Mystic water

Total . . .

Municipal .
Coch. Water
Mystic Water

Total . . .

Municipal .
Coch. Water
Mystic Water

Total . . .

Municipal .
Coch. Water
Mystic Water

Total . . .

Municipal .
Coch. Water
Mystic Water

Total . . .



Payments for

Interest and

Sink'g-Funds

during the

Year.



Amount of

Sink'g-Funds,

April 30.



$1,756,689 01
509,230 39
113,969 37



$12,769,116 99

1,372,953 62

186,655 21



$2,379,888 77



$2,029,051 02
541,291 02
170.02S 44



,740,370 48



,704,288 39
833,750 81
135,322 34



$2,673,361 54



$1,758,142 51
774,104 95

181,727 06



$2,713,974 52



$2,313,940 65
778,584 86
146,019 99



$3,238,545 50



$30,475,134 60
7,863,711 11
1,403,000 00



$14,328,725 82



$13,366,780 64

1,533,890 28

138,228 76



$15,038,899 68



$14,206,674 62

1,560,917 83

45,616 62



$15,813,209 07



$13,630,S49 46

1,709,492 60

96,701 18



$15,437,043 24



$13,550,489 18

2,043,764 73

175,831 79



$15,770,085 70



Amount of

Gross Debt,

April 30.



3,741,845 71



$34,011,118 88
8,123,711 11
1,280,000 00



$43,414,829 99



$32,795,124 62
9,735,711 11
1,318,000 00



$43,S4S,835 73



$30,813,786 19

11,548,711 11

1,228,000 00



Amount of
Net Debt,
April 30.



$17,706,017 61
6,490,757 49
1,216,344 79



$25,413,119 89



£20,644,338 24
6,589,820 83
1,141,771 24



$28,375,930 31



$18,588,450 00
8,174,793 28
1,272,383 38



$28,035,626 66



$17,182,936 73
9,839,218 51
1,131,298 82



$43,590,497 30 $28,153,454 06



$29,683,74 849

11,545,273 98

1,228,000 00



$16,133,259 31
9,501,509 25
1,052,168 21



$42,457,022 47 $26,686,936 77



224



MUNICIPAL REGISTER.



Valuation on
May 1.



1879.



1880.



$613,322,692


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