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Watch House

One occupied at South Boston, Dec., 1835

Rattles provided for the department, May, 1796

Retained by the police, until May, 1868

Watts, Doctor

the psalmist; news of death received, April 8, 1849

Water, Aqueduct

Jamaica Pond Company incorporated, Feb. 27, 1795

Logs laid in the streets in Boston, May, 1796

Very useful at fires, Dec., 1799

Superseded by the Cochituate, Oct. 25, 1848

Purchased by the City of Boston, May, 5, 1851

Bailie appointed by the town, Aug. 15, 1636

Course (Roxbury canal), to be kept open forever, Oct. 11, 1698

Filled up as a nuisance, 1880

Project. Advocated by Mayor Lyman, 1834

Artesian wells, by Charles H. Harris, 1835

A great meeting at Faneuil Hall, Aug. 17, 1836

Fresh Pond and Charles River, advocated, 1838

Long Pond, adopted by the City, Apr. 13, 1846

Cochituate introduced, a Great Celebration, Oct. 25, 1848

Work, Long Pond (Lake Cochituate), ground broke at Wayland, Aug. 20, 1846

Long Pond opened to Frog Pond, Oct. 25, 1848

Twenty miles of service pipe laid, May 16, 1849

Fountain in front of State House, opened, Sep. 28, 1849

Reservoir on Beacon Hill, completed, Nov. 23, 1849

Reservoir on Beacon Hill, being removed, 1882

Reservoir South Boston, completed, Nov. 27, 1849

Pipes being laid across Charles River, Sep. 6, 1850

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