1. Each lot contains three hundred square feet, exclusive of ground necessary to fence the same, for which sixty dollars are to be paid.
2. In addition to said sum of sixty dollars, the sum bid for the right of selection is to be paid, and the bidder is to decide on the lot he will take at the moment of sale.
3. If any subscriber be not satisfied with the lot sold or assigned to him, he may at any time within six months exchange the same for any other among the lots already laid out, if any such remain unappropriated.
4. If any subscriber shall wish to enlarge his lot, the Garden
and Cemetery Committee may, if they see no objection, set off to him land for that purpose, on his paying for the same at the rate of twenty cents per square foot.
5. A receiving tomb is provided in the City
, and one will be constructed at Mount Auburn
, in which, if desired, bodies may be deposited for a term not exceeding six months.
At this sale, the one hundred and fifty-seven lots previously subscribed for, were assigned, at sixty dollars each.
The amount bid for the right of selection at the same time, (from twelve dollars to one hundred dollars, each lot,) was $957,50.
, it is generally well known, is now the property of a separate and distinct corporation, having no connection with the Horticultural Society
This transfer was effected in 1835, and the following Act was that year obtained from the Legislature of the Commonwealth
, for the incorporation of the proprietors by themselves: