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  • Tags: Boston Fire Department

Report on the Broad Street Riots of June 11, prepared by Mayor Samuel A. Eliot and a joint committee.

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Anonymous letter directed to the Chief Engineer of the Fire Department complaining about mistreatment of the Irish

Letter to the Mayor and Aldermen requesting assistance after the writer's house was looted.

List of Boston firefighters arranged by engine

Constitution of the Charitable Association of the Boston Fire Department with Acts of Incorporation

1837 ordinance establishing the Boston 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.

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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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An anonymous note threatening fire sent to the Boston city government

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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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