The Maine Townsman: Or, Laws for the Regulation of Towns, with Forms and Judicial Decisions Adapted to the Revised Statutes of Maine

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White, Lewis & Porter, 1844 - 300 Seiten
 

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Seite 169 - ... to impress on the minds of children and youth, committed to their care and instruction, 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...
Seite 277 - No mortgage of personal property hereafter made shall be valid against any other person than the parties thereto, unless possession of the mortgaged property be delivered to and retained by the mortgagee, or unless the mortgage be recorded by the clerk of the town where the mortgagor resides.
Seite 59 - Selectmen, shall, in open town meeting, 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; and shall make a fair record of the same...
Seite 239 - No person who conscientiously believes that the seventh day of the week ought to be observed as the Sabbath...
Seite 133 - In the name of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, you are required to levy and collect of the several persons named in the list herewith committed unto you, each one his respective proportion, therein set down, of the sum total of such list, it being...
Seite 180 - Illegitimate children shall follow and have the settlement of their mother at 'the time of their birth if she...
Seite 186 - The overseers of the poor shall have the care and oversight of all such poor and indigent persons...
Seite 39 - The meetings for election of governor shall be notified, held and regulated, and votes shall be received, sorted, counted, declared and recorded, in the same manner as those for senators and representatives. They shall be sealed and returned into the secretary's office in the same manner, and at the same time, as those for senators.
Seite 221 - The inhabitants of any town may establish, within the same town, and be constantly provided with, one or more hospitals for the reception of persons having the small pox, or other disease which may be dangerous to the public health.
Seite 253 - ... as to us appears of record, whereof execution remains to be done...

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