The Town Officer's Guide, Containing a Compilation of the General Laws of Massachusetts, Relating to the Whole Power and Duty of Towns, Districts, and Parishes: With Their Several Officers; with a Digest of the Decisions in the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts, Relating to the Several Subjects

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E.W. Reinhart, printer, 1825 - Electronic books - 396 pages
 

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Page 14 - Selectmen of the several towns shall preside at such meetings impartially; and shall receive the votes of all the inhabitants of such towns present and qualified to vote for Senators, and shall sort and count them in open town meeting, and in presence of the Town Clerk, who shall make a fair record, in presence of the Selectmen, and in open town meeting, of the name of every person voted for, and of the number of votes against his name...
Page 238 - Subject to the foregoing provisions the ancillary receiver and his deputies shall have the same powers and be subject to the same duties with respect to the administration of such assets, as a receiver of an insurer domiciled in this state.
Page 2 - District Clerk's Office. BE IT REMEMBERED, that on the tenth day of August, AD 1829, in the fifty-fourth year of the Independence of the United States of America, JP Dabney, of the said district, has deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof he claims as author, in the words following, to wit...
Page 14 - ... sort and count the votes, and form a list of the persons voted for, with the number of votes for each person against his name; andf shall make a fair record of the same...
Page 120 - ... where he dwells and has his home, of the clear yearly income of three pounds, and taking the rents and profits thereof three years successively, whether he lives thereupon or not, shall thereby gain a settlement therein.
Page 37 - Every member of the house of representatives shall be chosen by written votes; and, for one year at least next preceding his election, shall have been an inhabitant of...
Page 341 - ... then this obligation to be void and of no effect, otherwise to remain in full force and virtue.
Page 33 - Representatives, and who shall have paid, by himself or his parent, master, or guardian, any State or county tax which shall, within two years next preceding such election, have been assessed upon him in any town or district of this commonwealth, and also every citizen who shall be by law exempted from taxation, and who shall be in all other respects qualified as above mentioned...
Page 179 - ... the principles of piety, justice, and a sacred regard to truth, love to their country, humanity and universal benevolence, sobriety, industry and frugality, chastity, moderation and temperance, and those other virtues which are the ornament of human society, and the basis upon which a republican constitution is founded...
Page 240 - Court; or the fine above may be sued for and recovered before any justice of the peace or any...

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