Acts and Joint Resolutions

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Russell & Reeves, Printers, 1878 - Law
Appropriations, general laws, special acts, joint resolutions, and rules passed by the General Assembly.

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Page 124 - There shall be elected at the general election in the year one thousand eight hundred and fifty-two, three members of a State board of education ; one for two years, one for four years, and one for six years...
Page 70 - It shall be the duty of any railroad company, when within its power so to do, and upon reasonable notice, to furnish suitable cars to any and all persons who may apply therefor for the transportation of any and all kinds of freight, and to receive and transport such freight with all reasonable dispatch...
Page 72 - ... the public good demands the examination, proceed to make it in the same manner as if called upon by the mayor and aldermen of any city, or the selectmen of any town.
Page 68 - Whenever, in the judgment of the railroad commissioners, it shall appear that any railroad corporation fails, in any respect or particular, to comply with the terms of its charter or the laws of the state, or whenever in their judgment any repairs are necessary upon its road, or any...
Page 8 - ... two of whom shall be elected for one year, two for two years and two for three years from the date of the annual school meeting next succeeding such special meeting.
Page 114 - ... shall be fined not more than fifty dollars, or imprisoned not more than thirty days.
Page 67 - State operated by steam, and shall inquire into any neglect or violation of the laws of this State by any railroad corporation doing business therein...
Page 69 - September, such returns in the form which they may prescribe as will afford the information required for their said official report ; such returns shall be verified by the oath of the officer making them...
Page 69 - They shall each receive a salary of three thousand dollars per annum, to be paid as the salaries of other state officers are paid, and shall be provided at the expense of the state with necessary office furniture and stationery, and they shall have authority to appoint a secretary, who shall receive a salary of fifteen hundred dollars per annum.
Page 23 - Previous to commencing any business except that of their own organization, they must adopt articles of incorporation, which must be recorded in the office of the Register of Deeds of the county where the principal place of business is to be, in a book kept therefor.

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