Annual report of the State Board of Charity of Massachusetts, Volume 9 (Google eBook)

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Wright and Potter Printing Company, 1873
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Page 199 - Any person who shall have been duly enlisted and mustered into the military or naval service of the United States, as a part of the quota of any city or town in this Commonwealth, under any call of the president of the United States, during the...
Page 281 - ... authorize the board of state charities to take and indenture, or place in charge of any person, or in the state primary school, such child till he or she attains the age of twenty-one years, or for any less time.
Page 274 - It shall be the duty of said agents in their respective counties to seek out suitable persons who are willing to adopt, take charge of, educate, and maintain children arrested for offenses, committed to any State institution, or abandoned and neglected children in charge of any State institution or officers, and to give notice thereof to the boards or officers having authority to dispose of such children. And...
Page 231 - ... shall have an opportunity to investigate the case, attend the trial and protect the interest of, or otherwise provide for such child.
Page 195 - Legitimate children shall follow and have the settlement of, their father, if he have any within the state until they gain a settlement of their own...
Page 195 - Illegitimate children shall follow, and have the settlement of their mother at the time of their birth, if she then has any within the state ; but neither legitimate...
Page 193 - Any person of twenty-one years of age, being a citizen- of this or any of the United States, having an estate, the principal of which shall be set at...
Page 192 - A married woman shall always follow and have the settlement of her husband if he have any within the state; otherwise her own at the time of marriage, and if she then had any settlement it shall not be lost or suspended by the marriage...
Page 224 - Commonwealth under sentence for a term of which more than three years remain unexpired at the date of the petition; or if he has wilfully deserted and neglected to provide proper care and maintenance for such child for two years last preceding the date of the petition...
Page 196 - ... up such trade therein within one year after the expiration of said term, being then twenty-one years old, and continues there to carry on the same for five years, shall thereb}- gain a settlement in such place"; but being hired as a journeyman shall not be considered as setting up a trade.

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