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A schedule of the buildings and their occupancy, on the principal streets and wharves in the city of Boston.Surveyed and published expressly for the use of insurance companies by John E. Whiting ...

Collection Type
Books
Originator
Whiting, John Eaton.
Publication
Boston, Press of W.L. Deland
Date
[c1877]
Description
211 p. 22 x 28 cm.
Notes
"W. L. Deland, Manufacturer, Congress Building, Cor. Water & Bath Sts., Boston"
Gift of Earle G. Shettleworth, Jr., September 9, 2008.
Includes separate manuscript document: "Boston, April 2nd, 1877 / We, the undersigned, agree to pay John E. Whiting, Fifty Dollars, for one copy (when delivered) of his proposed Work, giving the occupancy, from Cellar to Attic, of each Building on those Streets and Wharves formerly surveyed by the Boston Fire Underwriters Union and published by them on the Pink (^or White) slips" / It is understood that the Streets are to be arranged in alphabetical order, that the whole shall be bound in one volume in a strong and substantial manner, and (if possible) delivered on or before Nov. 1st, 1877." Document is signed by representatives of 23 insurance companies.
Initials "CBH" written in pencil on upper right corner of title page.
On cover: Whiting's buildings and their occupancy in Boston.
GUSN
225827
Call Number
Rare F73.7.W58 1877
Descriptive terms
Buildings, structures, etc.
Places
Boston (Mass.)

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