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Liberty. A Liberty Pole raised on the spot, Jan. 1, 1784

A barbers' police occupied the place, Aug. 29, 1845

Liberty Block built there, completed, Feb. 19, 1850


to be fourteen feet long, wheel tire eight inches wide, 1720

Going out of use in Boston, 1850


a Centennial emblem, laid by for one hundred years, Sep. 17, 1830

Tukey, Francis

ex-City Marshal, died in California, Nov. 3, 1867

Tunis, Embassy

visited Boston, Nov. 18, 1865


Boston and Salem, opened, Apr. 22, 1803


appointed to look after Sabbath breakers, 1679

Chosen from seven military companies, 1692

Several chosen at general elections, 1786

The City Marshal appointed one, 1847



Colonies, ten represented at the Convention, Sep. 4, 1774

States, declared their independence, July 4, 1776

But ten had adopted the Constitution, July. 4, 1788

Sixteen had been admitted, 1800

Twenty-three had been admitted, 1820

Twenty-six were included, 1840

Thirty-five were included, 1860

Eleven Southern seceded, 1861

Thirty-eight included, besides territories, 1880


stone, the town vote to remove, Mar. 12, 1797

Victory, great celebration at Faneuil Hall, Apr. 5, 1865


preached in Boston, by John Murray, Oct. 30, 1773

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