REPORT MADE TO THE MAYOR AND ALDERMEN OF THE CITY OF BOSTON, on the Subject of Supplying the Inhabitants of that City with Water. [bound with other pamphlets on the Boston water supply]

Boston: Printed by Order of the Common Council. True & Greene, Printers, 1825. Sammelband of pamphlets, bound in contemporary boards rebacked in gray cloth with leather spine label. Included in this volume is Daniel Treadwell's pamphlet, REPORT MADE TO THE MAYOR.... 32pp. KRESS C1575 RINK 2819 AMERICAN IMPRINTS 22503 [OCLC : Baker Lib. Harvard, Univ. of London Lib.] Bound with: Eliot, Samuel. A. City Document No. 33. City of Boston. WATER... In Common Council, December 27, 1838, the following report was read and concurred, and together with the accompanying "Revised estimates" of the Commissioners, ordered to be printed. 35pp. Bound with: Eliot, Samuel A. City Document No. 2. ADDRESS OF THE MAYOR to the City Council of Boston, January 7, 1839. 12pp. Bound with: Baldwin, James F. City Document No. 5. City of Boston. WATER. Mr. Baldwin's Report. Boston, Jan., 22, 1839. 15pp. Bound with: Baldwin, Loammi. REPORT ON THE SUBJECT OF INTRODUCING PURE WATER INTO THE CITY OF BOSTON. Boston: 1834. 78 pp. folding map. Bound with: Baldwin, Loammi. REPORT ON THE SUBJECT OF INTRODUCING PURE WATER INTO THE CITY OF BOSTON. 2nd ed. Boston: 1835. 143 pp. 2 folding maps. Bound with: Eddy, R. H. REPORT ON THE INTRODUCTION OF SOFT WATER INTO THE CITY OF BOSTON. Boston: 1836. 40pp. Bound with: REPORT OF THE COMMISSIONERS...March 16, 1837, to devise a plan for supplying the city of Boston with pure water. 95pp., 2 folding maps. Bound with: Document No. 9. PAPERS relating to the introduction of pure water. Boston: 1838. 28pp. Bound with three additional city reports.
Signature on boards and pamphlets of John Pickering , lawyer, philologist and during this time city Solicitor. Loammi Baldwin, known as the "father of civil engineering in America" worked in areas parallel to Treadwell and his 1834 pamphlet on water, included here, stands as the landmark in that fields infancy, his death in 1838 precluded his completion of the proposals. See DAB for both Baldwin and Treadwell. Item #64345

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