Acts and Resolves Passed by the ... Legislature of the State of Maine

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Stevens & Sayward., 1871
 

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An act to promote immigration and facilitate the settlement of the public lands 157
501
An act to repeal section fiftyfour of chapter forty of the revised statutes of eighteen hundred and seventyone relating to the taking of porgies or men...
503
An act to increase the salary of the county attorney for Lincoln county 160
504
An act relating to fencing railroads
505
An act authorizing any railroad company to locate and construct branches in the towns through which it passes 162
506
An act relative to pretended savings banks 163
507
An act authorizing the sale of copartnership property when a partner has deceased 16
508
An act to amend section fortyseven chapter one hundred and forty of the revised statutes relating to the state prison 165
509
An act additional to section fiftyfour of chapter eleven of the school laws relating to employment of teachers 166
510
CONTENTS OF PRIVATE AND SPECIAL LAWS
513
CRAP
523
An act to extend the time for the Lime Rock bank to accept the provisions
526
An act authorizing the county commissioners of the county of Oxford to
537
judge and register of probate for said county certain sums of money
545
An act to authorize the selectmen of the town of Wells to locate and build
551
An act to incorporate the Madagascal Dam Company
557
An act to incorporate the Katahdin Dam Company
560
An act additional to an act to incorporate the International Telegraph
567
An act to incorporate the Grand Lodge of the Independent Order of Good
573
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578
An act additional to the charter of the Eastern Insurance Company of Ban
579
An act authorizing C Wasgatt of Swan Island to extend his fish weir into
587
An act to incorporate the Fairfield Savings Bank
593
An act additional to an act to incorporate the Sebeo Railroad Company
599
An act for the extension of the Boston and Maine Railroad
608
An act to establish a municipal court in the city of Lewiston
612
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615
6ł0 An act to authorize the construction of a fish weir in Pleasant river
619
646
623
An act giving the consent of the legislature of Maine to the purchase by
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655
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An act to authorize Nathan F Houston to build a wharf into tide water
631
An act to incorporate the Parkers Bay Ice Company
637
An act to amend an act entitled an act to incorporate the Warren Manu
642
601
699
CHAP
700
553
707
An act to provide in part for the expenditures of government
711
CHAP SESSION OF 1871 PAGE 205 Resolve relating to the commission to investigate all matters in relation to credits allowed on the quotas of town...
181
Resolve in favor of John Gaubriel
182
Resolve in relation to the completion of the publication of the revised statutes 212 Resolve in favor of Abigail Davis
183
Resolve making appropriations for the Passamaquoddy tribe of Indians
184
Resolve authorizing the land agent to locate certificate number thirtyone issued under resolves of the legislature approved March twenty one thou ca...
185
of Oxford
186
Resolve in favor of John S Arnold and Warren S Dwinell
187
Resolve in favor of the town of New Portland
188
Resolve authorizing the land agent to sell lot number one hundred and twentynine in township number five range three in the county of Aroog took
189
Resolve laying a tax on the several counties in the state
190
Resolve changing the valuation of towns and plantations in Washington County
191
Resolve relating to the military stores at Portland
192
Resolve in favor of David Dudley
193
Resolve providing for the payment of the expenses of the committee of military affairs
194
Resolves in favor of the inhabitants of Riley plantation in the county of Oxford
195
Resolve relative to wrongs practiced upon indians
196
Resolve in favor of the town of Princeton
197
Resolve in favor of the town of Doering
198
Resolve in favor of Mrs Isabella Fogg
199
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Resolve in favor of the Bath Naval and Military Orphan Asylum
202
Resolve in favor of the correction of an error in the state valuation of the town of Oxford
203
Resolve to apportion the state for senators to the legislaturo
204
Resolve authorizing the attorney general to adjust certain claims in favor of the stato
205
Resolve in reference to the distribution of the revised statutes
212
Resolve on the pay roll of the house
220
Civil Government
273
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282
Calden harbor
283
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Página 249 - That they were intended to secure the individual from the arbitrary exercise of the powers of government unrestrained by the established principles of private rights and distributive justice.
Página 270 - It is admitted that the power of taxing the people and their property is essential to the very existence of government, and may be legitimately exercised on the objects to which it is applicable, to the utmost extent to which the government may choose to carry it. The only security against the abuse of this power, is found in the structure of the government itself. In imposing a tax the legislature acts upon its constituents. This is in general a sufficient security against erroneous and oppressive...
Página 271 - The people of a state, therefore, give to their government a right of taxing themselves and their property ; and as the exigencies of government cannot be limited, they prescribe no limits to the exercise of this right, resting confidently on the interest of the legislator, and on the influence of the constituents over their representative, to guard them against its abuse.
Página 271 - This vital power may be abused, but the interest, wisdom, and justice of the representative body, and its relations with its constituents, furnish the only security against unjust and excessive taxation, as well as against unwise legislation.
Página 584 - ... to the highest bidder, and the same shall be transferred to the purchaser ; and such delinquent subscriber or stockholder shall be held accountable to the Corporation for the balance, if his share or shares shall sell for less than the...
Página 249 - When it is prostituted to objects in no way connected with the public interests or welfare, it ceases to be taxation and becomes plunder.
Página 532 - January, or such other day as shall be determined by the by-laws, at such time and place as the directors for the time being shall appoint, at which meeting the directors shall be chosen by ballot, each proprietor...
Página 248 - January annually, and shall have full power to make and establish all reasonable laws and regulations for the defence and benefit of the people of this State, not repugnant to this constitution nor to that of the United States.
Página 270 - The power to Impose taxes is one so unlimited In force and so searching in extent that the courts scarcely venture to declare that It is subject to any restrictions whatever, except such as rest In the discretion of the authority which exercises it.
Página 680 - And the said directors (four of whom shall be a quorum for the transaction of business) shall elect one of their number to be president of the board, who shall also be president of...

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