[p. 84] and Draw is to be first built, and the east part of it is to be sufficiently supported so as to allow of all the travel to pass thereon, until the west part is built. And as a full compensation for the said work and materials without any other expense whatever to the Town of Medford, the committee on their part agree, that the said Town shall pay to the said Samuel Chittenden the Sum of Fifteen Hundred Dollars.—and no bills for extra work or materials are to be demanded or allowed, unless previously authorized by the committee it is further understood, that the hoisting post & railing to be of pine, & the barrell for the chains to run on, to be of black or yellow oak, & also that the pig iron ballast now on the draw, is to be used by said Chittenden without cost to him, and that the Committee shall furnish a proper plan to do the work, also free of expense, and further that the string timbers where the gudgeons are inserted shall be ten inches by twelve, the gudgeons of wrought iron and boxes of Cast iron. And the parties to these presents have hereunto interchangably set their hands this Seventh day of July Eighteen Hundred & twenty nine.
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Incidents and reminiscences of the Fire Department of Medford .
High School Department.
Some Unpublished School reports.
First Universalist Society in Medford .
Medford Historical Society .
Medford Assembly or Dancing Class.
Rules for the Assembly .
Old Ship street .
Parson Osgood 's account of the dark day , May 19 , 1780 .
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