The Common School System of the State of New York: Comprising the Several General Laws Relating to Common Schools, Together with Full Expositions, Instructions and Forms ... To which is Prefixed a Historical Sketch of the Origin, Progress and Present Outline of the System

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Johnson and Davis, 1851 - Education - 408 pages
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Page 364 - At any meeting of the board of trustees a majority of the trustees shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business, but a less number may adjourn from time to time...
Page 346 - ... shall be received in all courts as prima facie evidence of the facts therein set forth ; and such records, and all...
Page 63 - The capital of the common school fund, the capital of the literature fund, and the capital of the United States deposit fund, shall be respectively preserved inviolate. The revenue of the said common school fund shall be applied to the support of common schools; the revenue of the said literature fund shall be applied to * As amended November 3.
Page 24 - I consider the system of our Common Schools as the palladium of our freedom, for no reasonable apprehension can be entertained of its subversion, as long as the great body of the people are enlightened by education.
Page 331 - ... at a rate of interest not exceeding seven per cent. per annum...
Page 101 - November succeeding such election, execute to the supervisor of his town and file with the town clerk, a bond with one or more sufficient sureties to be approved by the said...
Page 282 - To keep and preserve all records, books and papers belonging to his office and to deliver the same to his successor. For a refusal or neglect so to do, he shall forfeit fifty dollars for the benefit of the schools of the district, to be recovered by the trustees.
Page 118 - ... a statement and description of every such lot, piece or parcel of land so owned by non-residents therein, in the same manner as required by law from town assessors in making out the assessment-roll of their towns...
Page 129 - ... neglect or misconduct of the claimant. The account with the oath of the party claiming the same shall be prima facie evidence of the correctness thereof.
Page 211 - All real and personal estate liable to taxation shall be estimated and assessed by the assessors at its full and true value, as they would appraise the same in payment of a just debt due from a solvent debtor.

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