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File:Seal of Boston.svg


English: Seal of Boston, Massachusetts
Latina: Signum Bostoniae, Massachusetta
Date Designed in 1822, adopted in 1823. Modified in 1827.
Source File:Boston city seal.png
Author John R. Penniman
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The City of Boston considers the seal copyrighted, and do not allow its use. The legal department at city hall says that the seal "Denotes the city's Signature" on official documents, and denied me permission to use it on some historical maps I drew of the city's different neighborhoods in different time periods. FYI.

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