Extracts from Selectmen's Records.
8, p. 218. July 8, 1873.
[March 8, 1876, the Town
voted to sell the wood on the Osgood lot at public auction, proceeds to be invested by Selectmen.]
were appointed a committee for selling the wood on the Osgood lot in accordance with the instructions of the town.
Vol. 9, p. 144. Mar. 13, 1876.
rendered in the account of sale of wood from Osgood
|The sale of lots amounted to||$214.50|
|The amount of costs was||35. 50|
And this amount was paid over to the Selectmen
Voted the amount be deposited in the Medford
Vol. 9, p. 160. May 8, 1876.
Sale of Osgood lot.
Proposal for the Osgood Lot
was received from Mr. S. K. Abbott
, offering $40.00 per acre.
Voted Messrs. Currier
be a committee to see Mr. Abbott
in relation to proposed improvements under his bid, and report at the next meeting.
Vol. 10, p. 363. Mar. 30, 1885.
Mr. S. K. Abbott
appeared in relation to his purchase of the Osgood Lot
Voted that we deem it expedient to sell the Osgood lot. [p. 104]
Voted to accept the proposal of Mr. Abbott
for the lot. Vol.
10, p. 364. April 6, 1885.
[March 8, 1886, the Town
voted to accept the recommendation of the Board of Selectmen, as follows ‘We recommend that it [Osgood public library fund] be taken from the Bank and placed in the hands of the Treasurer
with the amount realized from the sale of the lot, the town to assume the debt, making it a perpetual fund, and the treasurer instructed to pay the interest yearly to the Library Committee
for the benefit of the Public Library
See Town Records, Vol. 10, p. 399.]
An application was personally made by John Taylor
for the use of the Town Hall
for the purpose of Anti-Slavery Lectures & discussions &c., a remonstrance signed by 45 Inhabitants of the Town
, against the letting of the Town Hall
for said purposes was presented, and after discussing the propriety of granting the use of the Hall
for sd purposes—Voted
, that the application aforesaid be not
4, p. 47. May 1, 1837.
A Petition was presented signed by John Taylor
and 10 others for the use of the Town Hall
for Lectures and Discussions upon the subject of Slavery—
Voted that the prayer of said Petitioner be granted— Vol. 4, p. 48. May 6, 1837.
A letter was read from Mrs. Dudley Hall
presenting to the Town
the portrait of Gov. Brooks
, and suggesting the same be placed in the Town Hall
Voted the gift be accepted and the thanks of this Board returned to her. Vol.
7, p. 228. Dec. 28, 1868.
Voted the Portrait presented to the Town
by Mrs. D. Hall
to be placed in charge of the Clerk
to be properly hung in the Town Hall
Vol. 7, p. 229. Jan. 4, 1869.