The Common School System of the State of New York: Comprising the Several General Laws Relating to Common Schools, 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 - 408 pages

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Page 354 - 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 53 - 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 362 - The treasurer shall pay, on the warrant of the comptroller, to the order of any one or more of the school commissioners, such sum of money as the commissioner of education shall certify to be due to them for expenses in holding a teachers...
Page 108 - ... of their towns; and if any such lot is known to belong to an incorporated company liable to taxation in such district, the name of such company shall be specified, and the value of such lot or piece of land shall be set down opposite to such description, which value shall be the same...
Page 321 - ... at a rate of interest not exceeding seven per cent. per annum...
Page 244 - ... color of their offices, or for any refusal or omission to perform any duty enjoined by law, and which might have been the subject of an appeal to the superintendent, no costs shall be allowed to the plaintiff, in cases where the court shall certify that it appeared on the trial that the defendants acted in good faith.
Page 5 - Can it be that Providence has not connected the permanent felicity of a nation with its virtue? The experiment, at least, is recommended by every sentiment which ennobles human nature. Alas! is it rendered impossible by its vices?
Page 91 - 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 272 - 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 252 - All arms and accoutrements required by law to be kept by any person; all wearing apparel of every person or family; 5.

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