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BACK BAY, continued.
may convey passage-way sewers, to city

279
See also PARKER STREET; PUBLIC GARDEN; Public LibraRY; TECHNOLOGY, Ix-

STITUTE OF.
BALLAST

city council to regulate weighing and marking of lighters, etc., employed in
transportation of

73
and to regulate weighing and inspection of

73
necessary officers, inspectors, weighers, markers, etc., may be appointed

73
and penalties prescribed for breach of regulations

73
not to be taken from Bird Island, except by leave

37
BALLOT-BOXES
during elections, to be in charge of inspectors

257
BALLOTS
at elections, to be received only if certain ward officers are present

257
who shall each have ascertained ballot-boxes to be empty

257
after elections, how kept, etc.

316
BASS
black, not to be caught, taken, or destroyed in Lake Cochituate .

158
BAY STATE IRON COMPANY
may extend track across avenue of Mount Washington avenue corporation.

87
BEACHES

stones, gravel, etc., not to be carried away from, without owner's consent .
BETTERMENTS, ASSESSMENTS FOR
on land benefited by extension of Oliver street

119
by the improvement of Stony brook

134, 223
by laying out a park

238
by the relocation of certain railroads in East Boston

245
by dredging of Roxbury canal

277
by laying out Charles-river promenade .

295
by construction of bridge and avenue between Boston and Cambridge . 222, 301
BILLIARD TABLES
provisions of Public Statutes concerning licenses to keep

326, 327
BIRD ISLAND
earth and stones not to be taken from, except by leave

37
BLASTING
near highway not to be done without license

133
BOARD.

for various public boards, see distinguishing words of titles.
BOARDING-HOUSES
provisions against fire in and for escape from

312, 315
BOILERS, STEAM

facts relative to, to be ascertained and returns made by inspector of buildings, 306
BOSTON
corporate name

1
for societies, boards, institutions, etc., see distinguishing words of titles.
BOSTON AND ALBANY RAILROAD COMPANY
may re-locate tracks in East Boston

245
and may take necessary land, etc.

245
expense,
how apportioned

245
betterments, how assessed

245
land commissioners may sell to, certain lands of Commonwealth on Back Bay 279
BOSTON AND LOWELL RAILROAD
grade of, in Mystic valley, may be changed to accommodate water-works

229
and to accommodate sewer

242
BOSTON AND MAINE RAILROAD COMPANY
may tap Cochituate water-pipe at Charlestown

87

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BOSTON AND MAINE RAILROAD COMPANY, continued.
and cross Miller's river with service-pipe

88
BOSTON, REVERE BEACH, AND LYNN RAILROAD COMPANY
may re-locate tracks in East Boston

245
and may take necessary land, etc.

245
expense, how apportioned

245
betterments, how assessed

245
BOSTON PORT SOCIETY
real estate of, exempt from taxation so long as income is used in charity

82
BOSTON AND ROXBURY MILL CORPORATION
wharf of, may be extended, etc.

65
restrictions imposed

65
city may extend Byron street over extension to channel and may lay and main-
tain necessary drains thereunder .

65
BOYLSTON'S, JOHN, CHARITABLE DONATIONS. See Poor.
BOUNDARY

changes of. See ANNEXATION.
BRIDGES

rafts, etc., not to be attached to for more than ten hours without owner's consent, 111
or to public bridge without mayor's consent .

111
bridge in continuation ot Albany street, city may construct and maintain

88
Broadway bridge, provisions concerning building of

123
Boston and Cambridge may build new bridge

222
land may be taken .

222
and betterments assessed

222
draw and bridge, how built

223
how cared for and managed

223
expense of, how apportioned

223
bridge across Charles river, Boston and Cambridge may construct jointly

301
draw, materials of, etc. .

301
land may be taken.

301
distribution of expense of building and of keeping in repair .

301
bonds may be issued to pay for

302
Cambridge “Great Bridge,” Cambridge and Brighton may rebuild

110
dimensions and draw

110
expense, how borne

110
middle of draw to be dividing line between Brighton and Cambridge

110
maintenance and repair of, how divided between Cambridge and Brighton 110
river-channel may be deepened for placing draw

110
city may build new bridge to Charlestown

282, 309
and take necessary land .

282, 309
land damages, how ascertained

282, 309
tolls not to be taken

300
Charles-river bridge, draw to have clear opening of thirty-six feet

177
See also WARREN BRIDGE.
Chelsea bridge, city may reconstruct certain parts of .

251
may take necessary land, etc.

251
filling, provisions concerning

251
obligation of persons or corporations concerning repairs not affected

252
Boston to maintain certain parts of

287
on payment of $25,000 by Chelsea .

287
and to become liable for defects in

287
reconstruction of, provisions concerning

287
how maintained, etc.

320
Chelsea-Point bridge, proprietors of, incorporated

58
liability of

58
how to be built

58

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BRIDGES

Chelsea-Point bridge, continued.
to be free

58
Boston may purchase

74
mayor and aldermen may lay out highway over portion in Boston

74
Chelsea-street bridge, proprietors of, incorporated

56
how to be built

56, 57, 75
to be free

57
Chelsea not to be charged with cost of building or expense of maintaining
road from

57
mayor and aldermen may lay out highway over portion of bridge in Boston . 75
Cragie bridge, harbor commissioners to locate draw in

152
court to appoint commissioners to assess upon Boston and Cambridge ex-
pense of maintaining bridge and draw

152, 153
court to enforce award .

153
cities to appoint commissioners to manage bridge and draw

153
draw to be thirty-six feet wide

153, 158
railroad companies not released from obligations in respect to

153
Congress-street bridge may be built

138
Dover-street bridge (Boston South Bridge), proprietors of, may transfer fran-
chise and materials to city

52
to be maintained as a free bridge

52
may be widened to fifty feet .

97
city may repair, reconstruct, and widen

250
may take necessary land, etc.

250
damages, how ascertained

250
East Boston free bridge, corporation established under name of

89
to hold charter for benefit of Boston and Chelsea .

90
location of, defined

89
how to be constructed

90
to have draw not less than forty feet wide

90
to be free

90
liability, etc., of corporation.

90
city may purchase bridge and other property of corporation .

91
city may construct guards and piers

91
Eastern-avenue bridge may be built

138
Federal-street bridge, corporation established with power to build

46
city may build bridge, if it so elects within three months

48
location designated

46
draws, wharf, and piers to be erected

46, 51
hridge and draws to be free

46
city may assume care of

47
compensation to be made for land taken for

46
land damages, how estimated, etc.
penalty prescribed in case of wilful injury to

51
wharves and piers to be used only for purposes specified

51
not to be built within forty feet of other wharves or piers

52
city may widen or repair

90
or may build new bridge

90
city may widen to width equal to width of Federal street

143
subject to approval of harbor commissioners

143
may be widened

163
Granite bridge, Norfolk county commissioners may lay out as a highway

120
duties and liabilities of towns afterwards, in connection with

120
Malden bridge to be supported and superintended by Boston

222
Mount Washington Corporation's bridge. See MOUNT WASHINGTON AVENUE

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BRIDGES, continued.
Prison-Point bridge, draw thirty-six feet wide to be made .

152, 158
Charlestown and Cambridge to elect commissioners to have charge of draw . 152
expense of constructing and maintaining draw to be borne equally by both
cities

152
both cities to be jointly liable, in case of defects in draw

152
bridge may be built across South bay.

138, 148, 149, 221
Warren and Charles river bridges, Boston to have care and maintenance of

226
as public highways

226
Middlesex Railroad Co., not released from obligation to repair

226
interest of Commonwealth in, conveyed to city

300, 309
harbor commissioners to approve change in piles of

300
tolls not to be taken on .
Warren bridge may be reconstructed and widened

282
location may be changed

309
land may be taken .

282, 309
land damages, how ascertained

282, 309
West-Boston bridge, harbor commissioners to locate draw in

152
court to appoint commissioners to assess upon Boston and Cambridge expense
of maintaining bridge and draw

152, 153
court to enforce award .

153
cities to appoint commissioners to managé bridge and draw

153
commissioners may cause shoal to be dredged away

162
cities afterwards to maintain depth of water

162
draw to be thirty-six feet wide

153, 158
railroad companies not released from obligations in respect to

153
BRIGHTON
Newton and Watertown Gas-Light Company may extend pipes into

101
and Cambridge, dividing line between .

110
rights, liabilities, etc., of, in mill-dam road

135
and Watertown to maintain bridge and draw

135
land in, may be taken for additional reservoir and for aqueducts or pipes there-
from

116, 160, 161
annexation of

209
BROADWAY BRIDGE
provisions concerning building of .

123
BROOKLINE

land in, may be taken for additional reservoir and for aqueduct or pipes there-
from

116, 160, 161
annexation of part of Boston to

183
annexation of part of, to Boston

157, 224
dam may be erected across Muddy river

184
and waters above dam diverted to flow more directly to Charles river .

184, 198
and lands filled to borders of new line .

184
damages, how provided for

184
may sell water to Boston

233
contract, how executed

233
and Boston, provisions concerning common use, etc., of sewers .

252
BUILDINGS
not to encroach on harbor

. 59, 60
county buildings not to be erected, altered, or repaired at an expense of more
than $5,000, unless both branches of council concur

82
department for survey and inspection of, created .

163
meaning of terms used in acts relating to inspection of, viz., “ external wall,”
party-wall,"

,”? 66 foundation-wall," " partition-wall, tenement-house,"
“ lodging-house," " cellar " .

164
city council to define limits within which buildings must conform to act 164

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BUILDINGS

department for, etc., continued.
and may extend limits, after notice given

164
bridges, quays, wharves, and buildings belonging to Commonwealth or
United States exempt from inspection, etc.

165
to what buildings provisions of act apply

165
piles for foundations of, regulations concerning

167
recesses in external walls of

167
door-ways through party-walls

168
enclosing walls, how tied

168
party-walls above roofs

168
brick-work between floor timbers

168
stone and brick facings of walls, how tied

168
stone cornices

168
shall be roofed with non-combustible material

168
and have scuttle and permanent steps thereto

168
chimneys

168
brick flues

168
hearths of fireplaces

168
wood-work near flues

169
drains to sewer

169
cellar bottoms of buildings on made land

169
wooden, not to be erected or moved to within building limits

181
except sheds on wharves as specified

181
and elevators and sheds as authorized by city council

181
but repairs, etc., may be made

166
city council to have control of building wooden buildings outside of building
limits

182
permit to be obtained from inspector before building or altering

166
power of inspector in relation to buildings to be erected for public assemblies, 166
buildings, how to be constructed 166, 167, 168, 182, 188, 189-194, 205, 206, 311
external walls of, bow measured

188
provisions concerning external walls of

306
stables and workshops, external walls of

188, 205
vaulted party-walls may be used instead of solid walls

188
how constructed

188
brick walls and heading courses

188, 189, 205
backing of walls

189
partition-walls

189, 205
walls not to be supported by wood

189, 205
lintels

189, 205
floor-beams not to be wholly supported by wood

189
trimmers or headers to be hung in stirrup-irons

189
bond-timbers .

189
butts of floor-beams entering brick walls

189
main partitions supporting floor-beams .

189
piers

190, 205
strength of materials, rules for calculation of

190
side, end, or party walls not to be carried up in advance of rear walls . 190
anchoring of walls

190
all mortar to be of best quality

190
party-walls, provisions concerning

190, 191
roof and floor timbers entering party-walls

191
fire-proof shuters on stores, provisions concerning

191
in tenernent-houses used for business on lower-floor hall, partitions to second
floor to be of brick .

206
fire-escapes to be provided where operatives are employed

191

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