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Almshouse

Children dined by Gov. Hancock, July 4, 1790

Keeper Samuel Whitwell resigned, July 4, 1795

Near the Granary, sold at auction, Nov. 9, 1795

At Barton's Point, built and completed, May 18, 1802

Lands at Barton's Point sold in part, Mar. 7, 1825

Occupants removed to South Boston, Mar., 1825

Occupants removed to Deer Island, Jan., 1854

State paupers removed to Tewksbury, May, 1854

Occupants at Roxbury sent to Deer Island, April, 1868

Austin Farm prepared for women, 1877

Marcellus street prepared for truant boys, 1878


Amee, J. L. C.

Ex-Chief of Police, died in Boston, aged 67, Feb. 4, 1867


American Flag

adopted by the American States, June 14, 1777

“Old glory,” Anniversary Centennial Celebration, June 14, 1877


Amnesty

to Rebeldom; President Lincoln's Proclamation, Nov. 8, 1863


Anderson, Maj. Robert

of Fort Sumpter memory, visits Boston, July 6, 1865


Andrew, John A.

Massachusetts' great War Governor, died, aged 49, Oct. 30, 1867


Angel

A printer's sign in Cornhill street, 1654


Angel Gabriel

with his horn, a political humbug in Boston, May, 1854


Annexation

Brookline dis-annexed from Boston, Nov. 13, 1705

Brookline to Boston, attempt defeated, Oct. 7, 1873

Dorchester Neck, South Boston, to Boston, Jan. 18, 1804

Washington Village to Boston, June 10, 1855

Charlestown to Boston, attempt defeated, Feb. 17, 1834


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