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Full of Yankee troops; attack from English expected, Sep. 10, 1814

Inaugurated a City, Mayor, Aldermen, and Council, May 1, 1822

In darkness for want of gas, Nov. 11, 1860

The fifth city in the United States, 1875

Population, 375,000; taxable polls, 89,452; valuation, $630,446,866, 1879

Board of Trade

organized in Boston, Apr. 28, 1854

Bonaparte, Jerome

had a public reception in Boston, Sep. 24, 1861

Boston stone

A paint mill, corner Middle street and Marshall's lane, 1723

Placed in wall of building on Marshall street, Apr. 13, 1836

Boylston, Zebdiel,

introduced kine-pox inoculation, May 21, 1721

Boylston, John

made a present to the town; will proved, June 12, 1795


a man for selling a gun to an Indian, Sep. 4, 1634

Two soldiers engaged in the Boston Massacre, Dec. 14, 1770

John Dailey, for manslaughter, Mar. 12, 1778

Two men with letter M for murder, Mar. 3, 1780

Thomas Joyce with the letter B for burglary, Sep. 14, 1784


The town purchased 10,000 loaves for the poor, Dec. 29, 1718

The weight regulated by law, Mar. 11, 1734

Bakers' initials to be stamped on loaves, Feb. 3, 1797

An effort made for the better enforcement of the Bread Law, April, 1878

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