The County and Town Officer: Or, a Concise View of the Duties and Offices of County and Town Officers in the State of New-York, with Appropriate Precedents. In Two Parts (Google eBook)

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J. Tappen, 1816 - Local government - 363 pages
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Page 109 - Deceased, do make or cause to be made a true and perfect Inventory of all and singular the Goods Chattels and Credits of the said Deceased...
Page 15 - And in order to prevent any unnecessary delays, be it further ordained, that if any bill shall not be returned by the council within ten days after it shall have been presented, the same shall be a law, unless the legislature shall, by their adjournment, render a return of the said bill within ten days impracticable ; in which case the bill shall be returned on the first day of the meeting of the legislature after the expiration of the said ten days.
Page 213 - Thou shalt not have in thy bag divers weights, a great and a small. Thou shalt not have in thine house divers measures, a great and a small. But thou shalt have a perfect and just weight, a perfect and just measure shalt thou have: that thy days may be lengthened in the land which the Lord thy God giveth thee.
Page 32 - U, during his continuance in the said office by virtue of the said appointment, without fraud, deceit or oppression, then the above obligation to be void, or else to remain in full force and virtue.
Page 16 - ... and the bill remains with the lords, if they have made no amendment to it. But, if any amendments are made, such amendments are sent down with the bill to receive the concurrence of the commons. If the commons disagree to the amendments a conference usually follows between members deputed from each house, who, for the most part, settle and adjust the difference; but if both houses remain inflexible, the bill is dropped. If the commons agree to the amendments, the bill is sent back to the lords...
Page 17 - April, one thousand seven hundred and seventy-seven, which have not since expired, or been repealed or altered ; and such acts of the Legislature of this State as are now in force, shall be and continue the law of this State, subject to such alterations as the Legislature shall make concerning the same.
Page 14 - But if after such reconsideration, two-thirds of the said senate or house of representatives, shall, notwithstanding the said objections, agree to pass the same, it shall, together with the objections, be sent to the other branch of the legislature, where it shall also be reconsidered, and if approved by two-thirds of the members present, shall have the force of a law...
Page 33 - C. D., his executors, administrators or assigns ; for which payment, well and truly to be made, I bind myself, my heirs, executors and administrators firmly by these presents.
Page 13 - That every male inhabitant of full age, who shall have personally resided within one of the counties of this State for six months...
Page 15 - After the second reading it is committed, that is, referred to a committee ; which is either selected by the house in matters of small importance, or else, upon a bill of consequence, the house resolves itself into a committee of the whole house.

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