The General Statutes of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts: Enacted December 28, 1859, to Take Effect June 1, 1860 : with the Constitutions of the State and the United States, a Glossary, List of Acts Previously Repealed, and Index

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Chapter 75
75
Of the Collection of Taxes
81
TITLE V
127
TITLE VI
142
TITLE VII
156
Cuapter20 Of the Census
167
Of Watch and Ward
173
Of Fences and Fence Viewers Founds and Field Drivers
182
Of the Promotion of Anatomical Science
195
Of Donations and Conveyances for Pious and Charitable Uses
205
TITLE XI
209
Of Teachers Institutes and Associations
211
Of the School Funds
212
Of State Scholarships
213
Of the Public Schools
215
Of School Districts
220
Of School Registers and Returns
226
Of the Attendance of Children in the Schools
228
Of the Employment of Children and Regulations respecting them
229
TITLE XII
231
Of the Repairs of Ways and Bridges
244
Of Regulations and ByLaws respecting Ways and Bridges
249
Of the Boundaries of Highways and other Public Places and Encroachments thereon
251
Of Ferries
252
Of Sewers and Drains
253
TITLE XIII
255
Of the Inspection and Sale of Provisions and other Merchandise
256
Chapter 87
264
Of Sales by Auctioneers and Hawkers and Pcdlers
280
Of Weights and Measures
284
Of Shipping and Pilotage
286
Of Money Bonds Bills of Exchange and Promissory Notes
292
Of Agents Consignees and Factors
294
Of Limited Partnerships
296
Of the unauthorized Use of Trade Marks and Names
297
TITLE XIV
298
Of Insurance Companies
319
Of Loan and Fund Associations
334
Of Manufacturing and other Corporations organized under Special Charters
336
Of Corporations organized under General Statutes
341
Of Turnpike Canal and Bridge Corporations
343
Of Railroad Corporations
348
Of Telegraph Companies
372
Of Aqueduct Corporations
374
Of Agricultural and Horticultural Societies
376
Of Proprietors of Wharves General Fields and Real Estate lying in common
379
Of the Powers Duties and Liabilities of Corporations
384
PART II
465
TITLE II
473
OF WILLS i
475
Of Public Administrators
485
Of the Accounts and Settlements of Executors and Administrators
494
Of TniBts
500
TITLE V
509
Of taking Land to satisfy Executions for Debt
516
Of Judges and Registers of Probate and Insolvency
601
Of Justices of the Peace
604
Of Clerks Attorneys and other Officers of Judicial Courts
611
Special Provisions respecting Courts and the Administration of Justice
617
TITLE II
619
Of Arrest Imprisonment and Discharge
632
Of Bail
642
Of Proceedings against Absent Defendants and upon Insufficient Service
645
Of Actions which survive and the Death and Disabilities of Parties
647
Of Actions by and against Executors and Administrators
650
Of Pleadings and Practice
652
Of Setoff and Tender
669
Of Witnesses and Evidence
672
Of Juries
679
Of Judgment and Execution
684
TITLE III
691
Of the Writ of Dower
697
Of the Partition of Lands
698
Of Forcible Entry and Detainer
707
Of Waste and Trespass on Real Estate
708
Of Actions for Private Nuisances
710
Of the Foreclosure and Redemption of Mortgages
711
Of Information for Intrusion and the Recovery of Lands by the Commonwealth
717
OP CERTAIN WRITS AND PROCEEDINGS IN SPECIAL CASES
720
Of Replevin of Property
730
Of Audita Querela Certiorari Mandamus and Quo Warranto
742
Of Reference to Arbitration by Agreement before a Justice of the Peace
749
SO Of Liens on Buildings and Land
761
Of Recognizances for Debts
770
Of the Limitation of Personal Actions
777
Of the Fees of certain Officers
783
PART IV
789
Of Offences against Property
795
Of Forgery and Offences against the Currency
807
Of Offences against Public Justice
811
Of Offences against the Public Peace
815
Of Offences against Chastity Morality and Decency
817
Of Offences against the Public Health
822
Of Offences against Public Policy
823
Of Felonies Accessories Abettors and Attempts to commit Crimes
825
OP PROCEEDINGS IN CRIMINAL CASES Chapter 169 Of Proceedings to prevent the Commission of Crimes
827
Of Search Warrants Rewards Arrest Examination Commitment and Bail
829
Of Indictments Prosecutions and Proceedings before Trial
836
Of Trials
840
Of Appeals New Trials and Reports
842
Of Judgment and Execution
844
Of Inquests on Dead Bodies I
848
Of Fines Forfeitures and Costs
850
Of Fugitives from Justice and Pardons
853
TITLE I
854
OF PRISONS AND IMPRISONMENT Chapter 178 Of Jails and Houses of Correction
856
Of the State Prison
869
Of the Transfer of Lunatics and Discharge of Poor Convicts
877
PART V
880
Of the Express Repeal of Existing Laws
881

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