The Winthrop Register, 1903-4 (Google eBook)

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H.E. Mitchell Publishing Company, 1904 - Winthrop (Me.) - 99 pages
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Page 16 - Winslow; and that the inhabitants thereof be and hereby are invested with all the powers, privileges and immunities which the inhabitants of any of the towns within this province, respectively do, or by law ought to enjoy.
Page 63 - Monmouth has been arranged in families where that arrangement has been possible. In these families, in addition to the resident living members, the names of the non-resident members are included. It should be borne in mind that this plan does not include the names of all former residents of this town, as the names of the non-residents appear only when one or both of the parents are still living in the town.
Page 15 - Be it enacted by the Governor, Council and House of Representatives, that the tract of land aforesaid butted...
Page 63 - Census will be found the names of non-residents with their present addresses, when such addresses have been given to us. The non-residents are indicated by the (*). Following the names of the population is the occupation. To designate the occupations we have used the more common abbreviations and contractions. Some of these follow: Farmer far; carpenter car; railroad service RR ser; student, a member of an advanced institution of learning stu; pupil, a member of a lower grade of schools...
Page 17 - And be it further enacted, that if by reason of sickness, or any other means, the .said James Howard, Esq. shall be prevented from performing the business, (or any part thereof,) to which he is appointed by this act, then, in that case, William Gushing, Esq.
Page 7 - Plymouth," granted lots to individual settlers upon specified conditions. In examining the records of the Plymouth Company, I find that on June 11, 1766, a lot of land was granted to Timothy Foster, " one mile long and one hundred poles wide, containing two hundred acres." This was lot No. 8, as delineated by a plan made by John McKecknie, who appears to have made the first survey of the town. The conditions of the grant were, " that the said Timothy Foster build an house not less than twenty...
Page 16 - Township? qualified by law to vote in Town affairs, to meet at such time and place as shall be therein set forth, to choose all such officers as shall be necessary to manage the affairs of said Township. And be it further enacted, that the freeholders of the said Town...
Page 17 - Town, who may then be chosen and sworn, and by him returned into the Court of General Sessions of the Peace, to be holden in June next, at Pownalborough, for the said County, in the same manner as is provided by law in like cases for other Towns within this Province ; which Court is hereby authorized and required to receive the said votes, which votes with the votes of the other Towns of said County, shall be opened, sorted and counted, as the law...
Page 17 - ... and Place, as shall be therein set forth, to chuse all such Officers as shall be necessary to manage the Affairs of the said Township. And be it further enacted, That the Freeholders of the said Town shall be, and are hereby empowered, at their first Meeting to proceed to bring in their Votes for a Register of Deeds, and also for a Treasurer, for the said County of Lincoln qualified according to Law ; and the Votes for such Register and Treasurer shall be at the same Time 'sealed up by a Constable...
Page 16 - ... Hallowell; from thence to run east-north-east on the last mentioned line seven miles more or less, to the north-west corner of the said town ; and from thence to run southerly on the west line of said town as far as the northerly end of Cobbesseconte great Pond ; from thence to run westerly on the northerly end of said Pond to the west side thereof; thence to run southerly on the westerly side of said Pond to the first mentioned boundary ; containing also the said Pond as far south as the boundary,...

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