Extracts from Selectmen's Records.
[Continued from Vol.
X, No. 1.]
September 7, 1840. Com.
who were authorized by town to procure the publication of the By Laws
for the town on their application to the Board were directed to deposit said Laws with the Town
Clerk and give Public [p. 55]
notice that they have so left them for distribution to the inhabitants who may apply for them.
Vol. IV, p. 122.
September 7, 1840.
Petition of O. Blake
& others, praying the Board to take proper measures to abate a nuisance at the Oil Mill
of Mess Stearns
by the use of Bituminous Coals at said Mill
Vol. IV, p. 122. Clerk
of the Market
May 1, 1843.
Voted. To appoint Samuel Blanchard Clerk of the Market
for the ensuing year.
Vol. IV, p. 173.
First police Officer.
October 5, 1840.
In conformity with the article contained in the recently published By-Laws, of the Town of Medford
—Voted to appoint Mr. Aaron Blanchard
Police Officer, for the town.
Declined serving & Saml Blanchard
Vol. IV, p. 123.
Jan. 25, 1836.
Leased the Two Rooms on the northeast corner of the Town House
to John Angier
, Samuel P. Heyward
& G. W. Porter
for a term not exceeding five years from the first of Jany. 1836—for Fifty Dollars pr year payable quarterly.
Vol. IV, p. 22.
February 22, 1836.
Voted—To allow John Sparrell
's bill . . . for stove for reading Room.
Vol. IV, p. 23.
January 2, 1838.
At a special meeting of the Board this evening—Voted to renew the lease of rooms in the Town House
to the Association for Mental Improvement.
Vol. IV, p. 61.
Feb. I, 1841.
Voted To Let the N. E. room in Second story of Town House
to Wm. Bradbury
and Others for one year, at $40.00.
February 7, 1842.
Voted—To let the N. E. Corner Room
on the second floor of the Town House
to Wm. Bradbury
for the purpose of a Reading Room, for one year from the 8th inst for $39.00 in advance.
Vol. IV, p. 146.
[To be continued.]