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Deeds

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Cochituate Waterworks deeds and index

 Series
Identifier: 5080.001
Scope and Contents Deeds and releases for property and easements taken for the Cochituate Water Works and index to deeds. Also includes Church Street District deeds.
Dates: 1846-1897

Deeds relating to sewers

 Series
Identifier: 5040.006
Scope and Contents Includes deeds, releases, agreements, contracts, plans, and correspondence relating to sewers.
Dates: circa 1866-1914

Deeds to city property, etc.

 Collection
Identifier: 2200.003
Scope and Contents note This collection includes records of deeds of property to the City of Boston, etc. that were filed with the City Auditor's Office. The types of instruments included are street deeds, quitclaim deeds, agreements, easements, partial releases of mortgages, release of damages, warranty deeds, etc. The records relate primarily to properties taken or purchased for school, police and fire purposes, laying out and widening streets, and other city departments and functions. The collection includes...
Dates: 1803-1968; Majority of material found within Bulk, 1823-1938

Parks Department legal records

 Collection
Identifier: 4400.001
Scope and Contents note This series consists of 5.5 cubic feet of records from the Boston Parks and Recreation Department. The records cover the dates from 1880-1992, with bulk dates of 1885-1960. These records deal with various park projects of the Boston Parks Department (and its predecessors) from the 1880s through the early 1970s. Documents include land takings, deeds, land transfers, sales of land, leases, as well as other legal agreements between the Boston Parks Department (or its predecessors) and government...
Dates: 1880-1992 (bulk, 1885-1960)

Record of deeds to Back Bay lands

 Series
Identifier: 2200.004
Scope and Contents Includes lists of lands sold/given by the Commonwealth, circa 1857-1868; and lands sold by the Boston Water Power Company, circa 1843-1869.
Dates: circa 1843-1869

Suffolk Deeds, 1629-1697

 Collection
Identifier: 8240.001
Scope and Contents Includes published volumes of the Suffolk Deeds, Books I-XIV. Members of the Suffolk Bar and others petitioned the Board of Aldermen to have the first volume of the Suffolk deeds printed verbatim. The Mayor approved the order on April 13, 1880 "to have printed, indexed and distributed the first volume of Suffolk deeds." In subsequent years, orders were passed and approved authorizing the printing of volumes II-XIV of the Suffolk deeds.
Dates: Publication: 1880-1906