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City Council Committee on Petition of Isaac Adams records

 Series — Box: SB - 008, Folder: 14-15
Identifier: 0140.027

Scope and Contents note

The South Boston Memorial is a long petition signed by nine men including Isaac Adams which was presented to the Mayor on June 10, 1847. It expressed concerns regarding the need for paved and graded streets, pure water, and expenditures for services such as lighting, police, and schools in South Boston. The Petition for Reservoir and Public Square is a shorter document signed by numerous citizens, dated June 14, 1848.


  • 1847-1848



0.01 Cubic feet (2 folders)

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Memorial transcribed in following publications: "History of South Boston" by Thomas C. Simonds, Boston: David Clapp, 1857. (Contains an illustration of Isaac Adams on p. 207) "History of South Boston by John J. Toomey and Edward P.B. Rankin, Boston: self-published, 1901.

City Council Committee on Petition of Isaac Adams records
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