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Surveyors of Highways memorandum book

 Series — Volume: 1
Identifier: 0100.009

Scope and Contents

On 18 May 1822, Ephraim Marsh and Abram Babcock were appointed Surveyors Of Highways. The Surveyors of Highways were responsible for all requests concerning highways including paving, removal of trees, repairs of sidewalks etc. On 10 June 1823, the Massachusetts Legislature approved an act giving the City Council the power and authority of electing, if they see fit, the Mayor and Aldermen as Surveyors of Highways. On 18 June 1823, the City Council approved an order appointing the Mayor and Aldermen as Surveyors of Highways. Includes memorandum book documenting all matters acted upon by the Surveyors of Highways from 18 May 1822-17 June 1823.

Dates

  • 1822-1823

Creator

Extent

0.1 Cubic feet (1 volume)

Title
Surveyors of Highways memorandum book

Repository Details

Part of the City of Boston Archives Repository

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