Boston: Printed by Young and Minns, 1803. [49-234] pp. Folio. Stitched. First edition. A good untrimmed copy, title page torn, edges worn and soiled, top fore corners very creased with a few tears. Shaw & Shoemaker 4601. Item #35275
Page 217 misnumbered 117. Includes: Incorporation of The Boston Female Asylum-Hannah Stillman and others (BFA), which was first established in 1800, organized by Mrs. Hannah Stillman, was the first public charity projected and established by women in the town of Boston. By the end of the century it became the Boston Society for the Care of Girls, then merged with the Boston Children's Aid Society in 1923 to form the Children's Aid Association, later to become the Boston Children's Service Association. Also: Supreme Judicial Court in Suffolk and Norfolk; Marblehead Academy; Boylston's Charitable Donations; New Court-House in Suffolk County; Neponsit River Bridge; Engine men at Portland; Canal at Barretts-town; Fishery at Johnston's-brook; Belchertown and Greenwich Turnpike Corp.; Fishery at Topsfield; Ministry and School at Turner; Fishery at Haverhill; To secure Boston from damage by fire; Norfolk and Bristol Turnpike; Suffolk Insurance Company; Fifteenth Massachusetts Turnpike; Lincoln and Kennebeck Marine Insurance Company; Fishery at Neguasset Falls; Fifth Massachusetts Turnpike; Sixteenth Massachusetts Turnpike; Deerfield to loan certain monies; Fishery in Rochester; Portland Benevolent Society; Merrimack Marine and Fire Insurance Company; Scarborough Turnpike Corp.; New-Meadow River Bridge; Fishery in Medford; Bridge between Springfield and West-Springfield; Monmouth Grammar School; Taxes on Pews; The Berkshire Academy; Wiscasset and Augusta Turnipike Corp.; Fishery at Marshpee; Saco-Falls Canal; Salem Turnpike Road; Jurors; Allowance to Widows of Intestate Persons; Northampton Bank; Ipswich Turnpike; Middlesex Canal; Northampton Bridge; Medford Turnpike Corp.; The Braintree and Weymouth Turnpike; Inspection, etc., of Nails; Boston Bank; Chester Turnpike Corp.; New-England Marine Insurance Company; Gorham Academy; Salt Marsh in Salisbury; Essex Fire and Marine Insurance Company; Courts in Hampshire and Berkshire Counties; First Scarborough Dike Corp.; Dams at Scituate harbour; Bedford Bank; Regulating Elections; Hampden Academy; Salem Bank; Newbury-Port Turnpike; Stone-Lime; Saco Bank; Massachusetts Medical Society; Cambridge and Concord Turnpike; Courts in Hancock; Marblehead Insurance Company; Bridge between Hadley and Hatfield; Horse Racing; Quakers; Bluehill Academy; Statements from Banks; Manufacture of Chocolate; Highways; Destruction of Ships and Cargoes; Probate Courts in Middlesex; Maine Turnpike Association; Newburyport Bank; and others.