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  • Tags: Boston Fire Department

1838 sketch of Boston City Hall Bowen's Picture of Boston

Letter to the Mayor and Aldermen resolving to discover who vandalized the Congress Fire Engine and offering a fifty dollar reward for the detection of the vandal.

Letter to the mayor and Committee on the Fire Department describing and promoting a torpedo invented for the purpose of destroying buildings in order to halt the spread of fire

Photographs of chief fire engineers published in A. W. Brayley's History of the Boston Fire Department

Rules and regulations governing the actions of the Boston Fire Department in responding to fires outside the Boston city limits

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Letter from Water Commissioners to engineer William Barnacott asking for details about the fire companies' water usage.

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An anonymous note threatening fire sent to the Boston city government

Mayor letter re feelings of Engineers 1837 p1 folder 2.jpg
Letter from Mayor Samuel A. Eliot to Fire Department engineers responding to uncertainty about the engineers participation in the Fire Department

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Records of a meeting at which members of Boston fire companies and engines stated their opinions and objections to the Boston Fire Department and its rules and regulations.

1837 ordinance establishing the Boston Fire Department
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