Acts and Resolves Passed by the ... Legislature of the State of Maine (Google eBook)

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Stevens & Sayward., 1871 - Session laws
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Contents

An act to promote immigration and facilitate the settlement of the public lands
157
An act to repeal section fiftyfour of chapter forty of the revised statutes of eighteen hundred and seventyone relating to the taking of porgies or men...
159
An act to increaso the salary of the county attornoy for Lincoln county
160
An act to amend section fortysix of chapter thirtyeight of the revised stat utes relating to the salo of milk
161
An act authorizing any railroad company to locate and construct branches in the towns through which it passes
162
An act relative to pretended savings banks
163
An act authorizing the sale of copartnership property when a partner has deooased
164
An act to amend section fortyseven ohaptor one hundred and forty of the revised statutes relating to the state prison
165
An act additional to section fiftyfour of chapter eleven of the school laws relating to employment of teachers
166
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An act to make valid the doings of Josiah True as a justioe of the peace
519
An act to confirm the doings of the Maine Missionary Society and to
525
An act to incorporate the Kennebec and Moosebead Ice Company
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An act to incorporate the Eastern Marble Company
550
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559
An act to extend the limits of the Iiangor Boom Company
565
An act to incorporate the Penobscot Pond Stream Dam Company
571
An act to enlarge the powers of constables in tho town of Eastport
577
CHAP PASS 601 An act to authorize the Leeds and Fannington Railroad Company to issue its bonds to stockholders
579
An act to authorize the town of Cape Elisabeth to lay ont construct and maintain a highway into the tide waters of Portland harbor
580
An act in relation to the Literary Fraternity and the Philomathean Society
581
An act to incorporate the Buxton and Bonny Eagle Branch Railroad Com pany
582
An act authorising C Wasgatt of Swan Island to extend his fish weir into the tide waters of Old Harbor
587
An act to amend the charter of the city of Auburn
588
An net to make valid the doings of the town of Prentiss
589
An act additional to and amendatory of an act entitled an act to incorpo rate the Portland and Ogdensburg Railroad Company
590
An act to amend an act to incorporate the Merchants Warehouse Com pany approved March ten one thousand eight hundred and seventy
591
An act to authorize E K Harding and others to build and maintain a wharf in Small Point harbor
592
An act to incorporate the Fairfield Savings Bank
593
An act to provide in part for the expenditures of government
594
An act to amend chapter two hundred and four of the special laws of eigh teen hundred and sixtyseven entitled an act to amend an act entitled an act ...
596
An act to amend the four hnndred and eighth chapter of the private laws of eighteen hundred and seventy
597
An act to authorize the Somerset and Kennebec Railroad Company to con nect its railroad with the Maine Central Railroad in the town of Water ville
598
An act additional to an act to incorporate tho Sebeo Railroad Company
599
An act giving to the inhabitants of that part of Frankfort annexed to Mon roe by act of eighteen hundred and sixtythree chapter two hundred and twe...
600
An act to incorporate the town of Deering
601
An act to incorporate the Alfred and South Berwiok Railroad Company
604
An act for the extension of the Boston and Maine Railroad
608
An act to incorporate the Vassalborough Woollen Mills
609
An act to incorporate the Ellsworth Boom Company
610
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ofo An act to authorize the construction of a fish weir in Pleasant river
619
An act giving the consent of the legislature of Maine to the purchase by
625
An act to authorize Nathan F Houston to build a wharf into tide water
631
An act to amend an act to incorporate the Rockland and Thomaston
635
An act to incorporate the Parkers Bay Ice Company
637
CHAP PAQB 669 An act to amend an act entitled an act to incorporate the Warren Manu facturing Company
642
An act to incorporate the Calais Tug Boat Company
657
An act to incorporate the Penobscot Central AgriculAiral Society
658
An act to incorporate the Orono Horticultural Society
659
An act to incorporate the Saco Water lMippry Company
660
An act to make valid the doings of the town of Burlington
664
An act to make valid the acts and proceedings of the town of Kingsbury
665
An act to amend an act entitled an act to incorporate the Damarisootta WaterPower Company
666
An act to legalize the doings of the town of Grafton
668
An act to authorize Henry McOilvery to extend and maintain his wharf into tide waters in the city of Belfast
669
An not to authorize the county commissioners of Kennebec county to appro priate money to rebuild or repair a bridge over the Sebasticook river in ...
670
An act to amend an act to incorporate the East Oxford Agricultural Society
671
An act to authorize Thomas Taylor to employ and use steam power to trans port passengers and freight in the towns of Farmington New Sharon Phil ...
672
An act to change the names of certain persons
673
An act additional to an act to establish the Stillwater Canal Corporation
674
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An act to continue in force an act establish schools in the Madawaska dis
683
An act to amend an act entitled an act to extend the time for the Lime
689
An act to provide in part for the expenditures of government
711
CHAP PAfiK 205 Resolve relating to the commission to investigate all matters in relation to credits allowed on the quotas of towns by the state and ge...
181
Resolve in favor of John Oaubriel
182
Resolve in relation to the completion of the publication of the revised statutes i
183
Resolve making appropriations for the Passamaquoddy tribe of Indians
184
Resolve authorizing the land agent to locate certificate number thirtyone issued under resolves of the legislature approved March twenty one thou san...
185
Resolve in favor of the inhabitants of number five range one in the county of Oxford
186
Resolve in favor of John S Arnold and Warren S Dwinell
187
Resolve in favor of the town of New Portland
188
Resolve authorizing the land agont to sell lot number one hundred and twentynine in township number five range three in the oounty of Aroos took
189
Resolve laying a tax on the several counties in the state
190
Resolve ohanging the valuation of towns and plantations in Washington oounty
191
Resolve relating to the military stores at Portland
192
Resolvo in favor of David Dudley
193
Resolve providing for the payment of the expenses of the committee of military affairs
194
Resolves in favor of the inhabitants of Riley plantation in the oounty of Oxford
195
Resolve relative to wrongs practiced upon indians
196
Resolve in favor of the town of Princeton
197
Resolve making an appropriation for the state library
198
Resolve in favor of Mrs Isabella Fogg
199
Resolves providing for warming the state house by steam
200
Resolve relating to certain literary institutions
201
Resolve in favor of the Bath Naval and Military Orphan Asylum
202
Resolve in favor of the correction of an error in the state valuation of the town of Oxford
203
Resolve to apportion the state for senators to the legislature
204
Resolve authorizing the attorney general to adjust certain claims in favor of the state
205
Governor Perhams Address
226
Governor Perhams Messages
242
Civil Government
273
Light Company 611
291

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Page 249 - That they were intended to secure the individual from the arbitrary exercise of the powers of government unrestrained by the established principles of private rights and distributive justice.
Page 270 - It is admitted that the power of taxing the people and their property is essential to the very existence of government, and may be legitimately exercised on the objects to which it is applicable, to the utmost extent to which the government may choose to carry it. The only security against the abuse of this power, is found in the structure of the government itself. In imposing a tax the legislature acts upon its constituents. This is in general a sufficient security against erroneous and oppressive...
Page 271 - The people of a state, therefore, give to their government a right of taxing themselves and their property ; and as the exigencies of government cannot be limited, they prescribe no limits to the exercise of this right, resting confidently on the interest of the legislator, and on the influence of the constituents over their representative, to guard them against its abuse.
Page 271 - This vital power may be abused, but the interest, wisdom, and justice of the representative body, and its relations with its constituents, furnish the only security against unjust and excessive taxation, as well as against unwise legislation.
Page 584 - ... to the highest bidder, and the same shall be transferred to the purchaser ; and such delinquent subscriber or stockholder shall be held accountable to the Corporation for the balance, if his share or shares shall sell for less than the...
Page 249 - When it is prostituted to objects in no way connected with the public interests or welfare, it ceases to be taxation and becomes plunder.
Page 532 - January, or such other day as shall be determined by the by-laws, at such time and place as the directors for the time being shall appoint, at which meeting the directors shall be chosen by ballot, each proprietor...
Page 248 - January annually, and shall have full power to make and establish all reasonable laws and regulations for the defence and benefit of the people of this State, not repugnant to this constitution nor to that of the United States.
Page 270 - The power to Impose taxes is one so unlimited In force and so searching in extent that the courts scarcely venture to declare that It is subject to any restrictions whatever, except such as rest In the discretion of the authority which exercises it.
Page 680 - And the said directors (four of whom shall be a quorum for the transaction of business) shall elect one of their number to be president of the board, who shall also be president of...

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