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inhabitants in town, besides British soldiers, 1776

15,033 inhabitants in town, 1790

24,937 inhabitants in town, 1800

33,234 inhabitants in town, 1810

43,298 inhabitants in town, 1820

58,277 inhabitants in City, 1825

61,392 inhabitants in City, 1830

78,603 inhabitants in City, 1835

92,383 inhabitants in City, 1840

114,366 inhabitants in City, 1845

138,788 inhabitants in City, 1850

161,429 inhabitants in City, 1855

177,902 inhabitants in City, 1860

192,324 inhabitants in City, 1865

292,687 inhabitants in City, 1870

341,919 inhabitants in City, 1875

375,000 inhabitants in City, 1880


Richard Fairbanks, appointed, 1639

John Hayward, appointed for the Colony, 1677

Edward Randolph, appointed for New England 1685

John Campbell in office, 1704

William Brooker, appointed, 1717

Philip Musgrave, appointed, 1719

Thomas Lewis, in office, 1726

Henry Marshall, in office, 1727

John Boydell, in office, 1732

Ellis Huske, in office, 1734

John Franklin, in office, 1754

Jonathan Phillips, in office, 1787

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