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ANALYSIS

OF THE SEVERAL CHAPTERS. TITLES AND ARTICLES EMBRACED IN THIS

EDITION OF THE REVISED STATUTES, WHICH CONTAINS THE SAID
REVISED STATUTES, AND ALL OTHER STATUTORY PROVISIONS OF A
GENERAL AND PERMANENT CHARACTER, "

AS IN FORCE FEBRUARY 1, 1889,

EXCEPT THE CODE OF CIVIL PROCEDURE, THE CODE OF CRIMINAL
PROCEDURE, AND THE PENAL CODE:

[MEMORANDUM.-The analysis of the Revised Statutes, as originally enacted, is preserved in the fol.
lowing

pages, without any alterations, other than those required to conform the same to express enactments

repealing, or changing the captions of, particular chapters, titles, or articles. That portion of this

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is printed in Roman type ; those portions which relate to enaciments not forming a part of the Revised
Statutes, are printed in italics. In the left hand column is preserved the original paging of the R. S.]

66

276

286

293

Of Indians within the State.......

300

CHAPTER V.

1 R. S.

96 Of the public officers of this State, other than militia and town

officers; their election or appointment; their qualifications, and

the tenure of their offices...

Title 1.-Of the number, location, and classification of the public

officers of the State.......

102 Title II.-Of legislative officers..

103 Title III.-Of executive officers..

105 Title IV.-0f judicial officers....

105
Article 1.–Of judicial officers appointed by the governor and senate.

[Repealed.]

107

Article 2.–Of judicial officers appointed by courts of justice.....

109
Article 3.-Of judicial officers appointed by the local authorities of a county

or city...

[Repealed.]

110

Article 4.–Of judicial officers elected by the people ......
113 Title V.–Of administrative officers.......
116 Title VI.-General provisions, applicable to all the civil officers of

the State, or to certain classes of them.....................

116
Article 1.—General provisions respecting the appointment of officers, their

qualifications, the commencement and duration of their

offices

117

Article 2.-Of nominations to offices, and the commissions of officers ......
118

Article 3.-Of the oath of office and the official bond....
121
Article 4.–Of resignations, vacancies, and removals, and the means of sup-

plying them ....
124
Article 5.- Proceedings to compel the delivery of books and papers by

public officers to their successors....

388
393

396

396

397
399

401

408

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CHAPTER VI.

IR. S.

126 of elections, other than for militia and town officers...

410

(Repealed.]

[Subsequent acts relating to elections]

410

Division 1.The general election law (L. 1842, Chap. 130]......

410

Title 1.Of the qualifications, disabilities, and privileges of electors.. 410
Title 2.-Of general and special elections; the time and purpose of

holding them, and the persons by whom held.......... 411

Title 3.-Of the mode of notifying general and special elections......

Article 1.-Of the notices to be given by the secretary of State .... 412

Article 2.-Of the notices to be given by the county and State canvassers.. 413

Article 3.- Of elections in cities and towns; of the notices to be given

to city and town officers; the formation of election dis-

tricts, and the appointment of inspectors of election

thereof.

413

Title 4.-Of the manner of conducting elections....

416

Article 1.Of the formation of the board of inspectors and the ap-

pointment of clerks...

416

Article 2.-Of the manner of voting, and of challenges

417

Article 3.- Of the duties of the board of inspectors, and clerks of the

poll....

419

Article 4.-Of the canvass and estimate of the votes by the board of

inspectors .

420

Title 5.—Of the final canvass, and the mode of declaring and certi-

fying the result .....

422

Article 1.-Of the board of county canvassers, and their procedings... 422

Article 2.-Of the duties and proceedings of the county clerk..

424

Article 3.-Of the duties of the secretary of State, previous to the meet-

ing of the State canvassers ...

424

Article 4.-Of the formation and proceedings of the board of State

425

Article 5.Of the subsequent duties of the secretary of State....

426

Title 6.-Of the election of representatives in congress, electors of

president and vice-president, and senators in congress.. 426

Article 1.-Of the election of representatives in congress...

426

Article 2.Of the election of electors of president and vice-president... 427

Article 3.-Of the formation and proceedings of the colleges of electors.. 428

Article 4.Of the election of senators in congress.

429

Title 7.-Penalty for violating the provisions of this chapter, and

for misconduct at elections

429

Title 8.-Miscellaneous provisions

431

Division II.- Additional provisions relating generally to elections

433

Division III.Certain judicial elections

441

Division IV.- Registry laws

445

Division 1.-Provisions relating to the nomination of candidates, and efforts to

procure their election

457

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554

CHAPTER IX.

188 Of the funds, revenue, expenditures, and property of the State i

and the administration thereof..

188 Title I.—Of the general fund, and the expenditures chargeable

thereon..

193 Title II.—Of the canal fund, and the administration thereof.
196 Title III.-Of the literature fund........
196 Title IV.–Of the common school fund........

Title 44.—Of the United States deposit fund...
Title 4B. ---Of the college land scrip fund.
Title 4-Of other funds, and of provisions relating to two

or more funds, to State loans, and to other mat-

ters connected with State finances.....
197 Title V.Of the public lands, and the superintendence and dispo-

sition thereof......

555

563
567
567
572
596

605

617

211

212

.......

215

Article 1.-Of the genera, powers and duties of the commissioners of the

land-office...

617

Article 2.40f the survey and appraisement of unappropriated lands, pre-

vious to sale.........

621

Article 3.-Of the sale of unappropriated lands, and the execution of

grants therefor.

623

Article 4.-Of grants of land under water.

633

Article 5.--Regulations concerning the protection of the public lands, and

the payment of charges thereon..

634

Article 6.-Of the duties of the commissioners of the land-office, in re-

gard to lands belonging to the canal fund.

636

Title 54.–Of the forest commission ; and its powers and

duties; and regulations for the preservation of

forests ....

637

Title 5B.-Of the State reservation at Niagara; and the
commissioners thereof...............

644
Title -Of the State agricultural experiment station.... 649
Title VI.-0f mortgages to the people of this State, and the fore-
closure thereof........

651
Title VII.—Of the public buildings and erections...

655

Title 74.Of the commissioner of the new capitol ; and the

superintendent of public buildings, and their

powers and duties......

658

Title 75.-Of the new capitol..........

660
Title 79.Of Washington's headquarters in Newburgh..... 670
Title 7o.- Of the New York State soldiers' and sailors' home. 673
Title 7.Of the senate house at Kingston.......

675
Title VIII.—Of the State library.....

676
Title 84.–Of other libraries belonging to the State.... 679
Title 85.- Of the State museums and cabinets.....

687

Title IX.-Of the canals

691

Article 1.-Designation and description of the canals.

691

Article 14.-Of the sale or other disposition of certain lateral

canals, and other rights and property connected

therewith...

697

Article 2.--Of the canal commissioners and their general powers and

duties ......

716

Article 24.–Of the superintendent and assistant superintend-

ents of public works ; of the State engineer and

surveyor ; of the division and resident engineers ;

and their powers and duties.

722

Article 3.-Of the appraisement of damages.

730

Article 4.–Of the canal board, their powers and duties..

737

Article 5.–Of water privileges, and the sale of surplus waters.

746

Article 6.-Of the superintendents of repairs, and the collectors of tolls.. 752

Article 7.—Regulation and penalties concerning the navigation of the

canals, and the collection of tolls....

754

Article 74.-Steam and other mechanical towage ...

765

Article 8.— Regulations and penalties concerning the protection and main-

tenance of the canals.

771

Article 9.-Miscellaneous provisions of a general nature

776

Title X.-Of the salt springs

789

[Repealed.]

(Acts relating to the salt springs]

789
[L. 1859, Chap. 346-An act concerning the salt springs and
the manufacture of salt]

793

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