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r, 2288, Dec. 12, 1842 For Martin Brimmer, 4974; for James Savage, 2237, Dec. 11, 1843 For Josiah Quincy, Jr., 4404; three trials, no choice, Dec., 1844 For Thomas A. Davis, 4865; for all others, 4688, Feb. 21, 1845 For Josiah Quincy, Jr., chosen for remainder of year, Dec. 11, 1845 For Josiah Quincy, Jr., 5331; for all others, 2984, Dec. 8, 1845 For Josiah Quincy, Jr., 3852; for all others, 2189, Dec. 14, 1846 For Josiah Quincy, Jr., 4752; for Goodrich, 1655; for Parker, 1535, Dec. 13, 1847 For John P. Bigelow, 5133; for James, 1142; for Smith, 425, Dec. 11, 1848 For John P. Bigelow, 4660; for Hall, 700; Sumner, 347, Dec. 10, 1849 For John P. Bigelow, 5394; for Amory, 1146; Goodrich, 1126, Dec. 9, 1850 For Benj'n Seaver, 3990; for Smith, 2736; Thaxter, 1024, Dec. 14, 1851 Election City. For Mayor, Benjamin Seaver, 6,018; for Smith, 5,021; for Smith, 899, Dec. 13, 1852 No Mayor chosen in December this year , 1853 For J. V. C. Smith, 6,045;
September 19th, 1621 AD (search for this): chapter 2
Murdered President Lincoln at Washington, Apr. 14, 1865 Captured and killed in Virginia, Apr. 27, 1865 Boston first visited from the Plymouth Colony, Sep. 19, 1621 Indian Sachem, Obatinewat, made treaty with visitors, Sep. 19, 1621 Settled by Winthrop's party, and named for Boston, England, Sep. 7, 1630 England bSep. 19, 1621 Settled by Winthrop's party, and named for Boston, England, Sep. 7, 1630 England began to be jealous of the Colony, 1634 The Governor of the Colony required to reside there, 1655 Purchased over from the Indians to secure a title, Mar. 19, 1685 The largest English town in America, 1717 Effort made to be a county alone, Aug. 5, 1735 Is smaller than thirteen years ago, Dec., 1765 Taken possession Impeachment of President Johnson; great sensation, Feb., 1868 The last vote; attempt failed, May 26, 1868 Indians Obatinewat, Sachem of Shawmut, Sep. 19, 1621 Chief Miantunnomok gave Gov. Winthrop a skin, July 13, 1631 Women and children sold as slaves, July 6, 1637 Of Block Island, pay tribute to Boston, Ma
March 4th, 1629 AD (search for this): chapter 2
vy Monument, June 17, 1877 Centennial Anniversary of settlement of Boston not held, Sep. 7, 1730 Of settlement held with great spirit, Sep. 17, 1830 Boston tea party held at Faneuil Hall, Dec. 16, 1873 Signal light at Christ Church, Apr. 17, 1875 Battles at Concord and Lexington, Apr. 19, 1875 Battle at Bunker Hill, procession six miles long, June 17, 1875 Adoption of the American Flag (old glory), June 10, 1877 Charter Colonial, granted to the Mass. Company, Mar. 4, 1629 The return demanded by British Government, 1634 Hidden by the Court officials, 1664 Annulled by the Home Government, Oct. 22, 1683 Condemnation read in the Town House, May 25, 1686 New one brought over by Governor Phipps, May 14, 1692 City. The town voted against applying for one, Mar. 14, 1708 The town again voted against an application, Mar. 11, 1794 The town again vote against applying, Jan. 26, 1792 The town again vote not to apply, Nov. 15, 1815 The town
October 20th, 1629 AD (search for this): chapter 2
premium, Dec. 1, 1865 At 42 per cent. premium, July 1, 1866 At 35 per cent. premium, Dec. 1, 1866 At 42 per cent. premium, July 1, 1867 At 50 per cent. premium, July 1, 1868 At 33 per cent. premium, Dec. 1, 1868 At par; specie payment resumed, Jan. 1, 1879 Gorman, Edith an escaped Nun, lectured in Music Hall, Mar. 18, 1871 Governor of New England, Capt. John Smith, 1622 Of the Massachusetts Colony, Mathew Craddock, 1629 Colonial, John Winthrop, chosen, Oct. 20, 1629 John Winthrop, re-chosen, Aug. 23, 1630 Thomas Dudley, chosen, May 14, 1634 John Haynes, chosen, May 6, 1635 Henry Vane, chosen, May 15, 1636 John Winthrop, chosen, May 17, 1637 Thomas Dudley, chosen, May 13, 1640 Richard Bellingham, chosen, June 2, 1641 John Winthrop, chosen, May 13, 1643 Governor Colonial, John Endicott, chosen, May 29, 1644 Thomas Dudley, chosen, May 14, 1645 John Winthrop, chosen, May 6, 1646 John Endicott, chosen, May 10, 164
March 4th, 1630 AD (search for this): chapter 2
entennial, held at Music Hall, Feb. 24, 1876 Old South, at Music Hall, to raise preservation funds, Apr. 9, 1877 Base, at South End grounds, 5000 persons present, June 17, 1877 Balloon sent up from the Green Dragon Tavern, Union street, Nov. 1, 1790 Ascension from the Common by Durant, July 31, 1834 Ascension from the Common by Lauriatt, July 4, 1835 Ascensions became common on Independence days, July 4, 1854 Banished from the town, several knaves and harlots, Mar. 4, 1630 Roger Williams, for what was called heresy, Oct. 13, 1635 Rev. Mr. Wheelwright, for heresy, Oct. 3, 1637 Capt. Underhill, for defamation, Sep. 17, 1638 Hugh-Bewett, because he thought he did not sin, Dec. 9, 1640 Mrs. Hutchinson, for sedition, Oct. 3, 1737 200 Scotchmen just arrived from Nova Scotia, Nov. 10, 1755 Rev. Matthew Byles, and many other Tories, 1778 Banks Massachusetts, First New England Bank, established Mar. 18, 1784 Union went into operation, A
June 5th, 1630 AD (search for this): chapter 2
n, June 17, 1843 Burnside, Gen given a public reception in Boston, Jan. 22, 1864 Burrill, Charles claims $300,000 for filling military quota, Apr. 4, 1866 Burroughs, Stephen a noted character in Boston, June 5, 1838 Burgoyne, John and army, prisoners of war at Winter Hill, Nov. 5, 1777 Leave Charlestown for Canada, prisoners exchanged, July 9, 1778 Burns, Nellie a kidnapped child sensation, Apr. 8, 1870 Burial Grounds King's Chapel, first interments, June 5, 1630 Several tombs built there, 1738 Burial Grounds King's Chapel. It was said burials were four deep, 1739 Walls built next Tremont street, Oct., 1829 Copp's Hill, land purchased by the town, 1659 Enlarged upon the south side, 1706 Tablets destroyed by British soldiers, 1775 Trees planted on the north part, 1843 Enclosed by an iron fence, 1848 Granary, opened at the head of the Common, 1660 Tombs allowed to be built there, 1717 Many trees planted there, M
August, 1630 AD (search for this): chapter 2
City, 10,601 during the year 1872 in the City, 11,062 during the year 1873 in the City, 11,717 during the year 1874 in the City, 11,020 during the year 1875 in the City, 10,773 during the year 1876 in the City, 10,520 during the year 1877 in the City, 10,185 during the year 1878 in the City, 10,350 during the year 1879 in the City, 10,695 during the year 1880 Blackstone, William had settled in Shawmut, previous to 1630 Invited Governor Winthrop to Shawmut, Aug., 1630 Sold his rights in Boston, except six acres, 1634 Sold out and removed to Blackstone, Oct., 1635 Point, near the foot of Chestnut street, 1634 Garden, on the west side of Beacon Hill, 1634 Blaine, Hon. James G. gives political lecture at Faneuil Hall, Sep. 24, 1878 Black Maria A prison carriage from police stations to the tombs, Sep. 24, 1854 Blockade of Boston Harbor by British men-of-war, May 10, 1774 Embargo closed the harbor to shipping, Jan. 23, 1809
August 23rd, 1630 AD (search for this): chapter 2
1633 Appointed pastor of the first Church, Oct 10, 1633 His house, southern part Pemberton Hill, 1645 Count Johannes and wife played at Boston Theatre, Mar. 12, 1864 Court for election of officers, held on the ship Arabella, Aug. 23, 1630 First held at Boston, Oct. 19, 1630 Of assistants organized, Nov. 30, 1630 To be held once each month, Mar. 6, 1631 Permanently. established at Boston, Oct. 3, 1632 Don't recognize the King's commissioners, May 24, 1665 Send an escaped Nun, lectured in Music Hall, Mar. 18, 1871 Governor of New England, Capt. John Smith, 1622 Of the Massachusetts Colony, Mathew Craddock, 1629 Colonial, John Winthrop, chosen, Oct. 20, 1629 John Winthrop, re-chosen, Aug. 23, 1630 Thomas Dudley, chosen, May 14, 1634 John Haynes, chosen, May 6, 1635 Henry Vane, chosen, May 15, 1636 John Winthrop, chosen, May 17, 1637 Thomas Dudley, chosen, May 13, 1640 Richard Bellingham, chosen, June 2, 1641 John W
September, 1630 AD (search for this): chapter 2
. Revision adopted by vote, Nov. 13, 1854 Cheever, Ezekiel school-master 70 years, died, aged 93, Aug. 21, 1708 Chemical Chimney at Roxbury; top blown off with powder, Sep. 19, 1873 Children's Mission Tremontst., corner-stone laid, July 12, 1866 Chinese Junk moored at Charles River Bridge, Nov. 18, 1847 Towed down the harbor, Feb. 16, 1848 Chinese Embassy Burlingame and suite visit Boston, Aug. 20, 1868 Chimneys in Boston first made of sticks and mud, Sep., 1630 The owners fined if found on fire, Nov. 4, 1651 Sweeps appointed by the town, Nov. 27, 1655 Christmas Laws passed to prevent the observance, 1660 Laws against the observance repealed, 1682 Cholera, Asiatic made its appearance in Boston, July 20, 1832 Fast Day held in the City, to prevent, Aug. 9, 1832 Again breaks out in Boston, 1849 Deaths in Boston in two days, 32, Aug. 9, 1849 Again appears in Boston, great alarm, June 11, 1854 Hospital built on Fort
September 7th, 1630 AD (search for this): chapter 2
uth Colony, Sep. 19, 1621 Indian Sachem, Obatinewat, made treaty with visitors, Sep. 19, 1621 Settled by Winthrop's party, and named for Boston, England, Sep. 7, 1630 England began to be jealous of the Colony, 1634 The Governor of the Colony required to reside there, 1655 Purchased over from the Indians to secure a e in town, 1697 Jim Crow Rice Jumping at Tremont Theatre, Apr. 8, 1833 Johnson, Isaac Lot bounded by School, Tremont, Court and Washington streets, Sep. 7, 1630 Died and was buried in Chapel Grounds, Sep. 30, 1630 Richard, M. (Tecumseh), visited Boston, Oct. 12, 1843 Johannes, Count George Jones), played at the order of the night, Oct., 1872 Torpedo explosion in the harbor, killed two men, Oct. 13, 1879 Town of Boston, settled by Massachusetts Colony, Sep. 7, 1630 First chose town officers, Sep. 1, 1634 Fined twenty shillings for defective highway, Dec. 3, 1639 Furnished beer for the Selectmen, Mar. 28, 1642
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