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Water Works

Pipes in Tremont street being raised, Dec., 1866

Upper reservoir, Chestnut Hill, dedicated, Oct. 26, 1868

Lower reservoir, the water let in, Oct. 25, 1870

Great pains taken to suppress waste, Jan., 1871

Pumping machinery and stand-pipe built at Roxbury, 1869

Mystic water introduced at East Boston, Jan. 1, 1870

Reservoir on Parker Hill, built, 1874

Rights to Sudbury River secured, Jan., 1875

Register. J. Avery Richards, appointed, Jan. 4, 1849

William F. Davis, appointed Oct. 13, 1856


Wax Figures

on exhibition at American Coffee House, June 15, 1791

At the Columbian Museum, June 1, 1799

By Mrs. Pelby, at Phillips' Hall, May, 1846

To be seen at the Boston Museum, 1880


Webster, Daniel

great reception and dinner at Faneuil Hall, July 24, 1838

Presented with a silver urn, at Melodeon, Oct., 1835

Great reception at Faneuil Hall, July 9, 1852

Funeral at Marshfield, 20 Boston police detailed Oct. 29, 1852

Great funeral ceremonies at Boston, Nov. 30, 1852

Urn presented to City by Peter Harvey, May, 1866

Urn placed in the Public Library, May 21, 1866

Edward, Col.; body brought home from the Mexican war, May 2, 1848

Fletcher, Col.; body brought home from the war, Sep. 9, 1862

John W., Dr., electrified Corliss' body after execution, Feb. 1, 1827


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