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on the surface began on Tremont street, Sept., 1866

The great sewer to Moon Island commenced, 1878

Drinking Saloons

said to be a vast many in town, 1698

Said to be 500 in Boston, 1822

Said to be 1,500 in Boston, 1850

Said to be 3,000 in Boston, 1880


was a means of summoning the people, 1664

To proclaim laws against Quakers, 1666

To raise military recruits, 1675

To raise recruits for the Mexican War, June, 1846

To raise recruits for Southern Rebellion, April, 1861


Phillips killed Woodbridge on the Common, July 3, 1728

Between two naval officers on Noddle's Island, Oct. 9, 1773

Between naval officers on Noddle's Island, Sep. 25, 1819

In Rhode Island, got up at Tremont House, Feb., 1834


to be buried with a stake driven through the body, 1728

Duke Alexis

a Russian Prince, visited Boston, Dec. 8, 1871


in town, 1,000, 1697

In town, 3,000, 1709

In town, 6,700, 1800

In the City, 41,402, 1880



A severe one occurred in Boston, June 1, 1638

One done considerable damage in town, Jan. 26, 1662

Five occurred during the year , 1669

One rocked the houses in town, Oct. 29, 1727

Threw down vane on Faneuil Hall, and ten chimneys, Nov. 18, 1755

Four slight shocks this year, 1783

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