Excerpt from the Town Clerk's Office Records Regarding the Retirement of James I. Washington

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Title

Excerpt from the Town Clerk's Office Records Regarding the Retirement of James I. Washington

Description

This item is a resolution accepted by the residents of Hingham at the Annual Town Meeting in March of 1928. It discusses the dedicated and distinguished service of Washington Irving James in the police force. Having served for forty years, many of them as the police chief, the resolution commends him for his dedication to his job. It also mentions the fact that he was also a good friend, neighbor, and family member. The resolution ends by saying that the residents of the town wish to formally thank James for his service, dedication, and loyalty.

Subject

James, Washington Irving, 1851-1928
Retirements
Gratitude
Civil service
Police
Courage
Work ethic
Allegiance
Friendship
Families
Resolutions

Creator

Hingham Town Clerk's Office

Source

Hingham Town Clerk's Office Records, Volume XV, pg. 225-226.

Publisher

Hingham Public Library

Date Created

1928

Rights

No known copyright restrictions.

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Format

JPEG

Extent

1.61 MB
1 MB

Language

English

Type

Documents

Spatial Coverage

Hingham (Mass.)

Temporal Coverage

1907-1928

Citation

Hingham Town Clerk's Office, “Excerpt from the Town Clerk's Office Records Regarding the Retirement of James I. Washington,” Hingham Public Library Local History & Special Collections, accessed November 18, 2017, http://hinghampubliclibrary.omeka.net/items/show/342.