[p. 8] it be recommended to the Fire Wards that they immediately order the enginemen to bring the engine and their buckets and their other furniture to the hotel, and that the Selectmen, the committee chosen by the society, and the Fire Wards, meet there forthwith, to determine on the proper means to be adopted. Resolve 4.—That in case of fire in the neighboring towns it is expedient that the Fire Wards repair thither with the engine and enginemen immediately, and without any delay whatever. Resolve 5.—That whenever it shall be necessary for the engine and enginemen to leave town to attend a fire, it be recommended to the Fire Wards to furnish wagons if possible for the purpose of transporting them. Resolve 6.—That the three ladders now owned by the town be kept in the following places, viz.: One upon the fence south of Mayo's Hotel; one upon the fence adjoining the meeting house; and one upon the fence west of the burying ground. Resolve 7.—That it be recommended to the town that three more ladders be added to the present stock, to be disposed of as the Fire Wards may direct. Resolve 8.—That it be recommended to the householders of the town that they burn their chimneys frequently in wet weather, and keep ladders to ascend the roof in case of fire. Resolve 9.—That it be recommended to the Fire Wards to provide themselves with the proper staff of office, to see that the engine-house be properly aired, and that the buckets and other implements belonging to the Engine Company be kept in good order for use. Resolve 10.—That at the annual meeting of this society in November, a committee of three shall be appointed therefrom to meet and confer with the Fire Wards and Selectmen, that the above resolutions be carried into effect.Signed
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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Some Unpublished School reports.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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