A Directory of the Charitable and Beneficent Organizations of Boston Together with Legal Suggestions, Laws Applying to Dwellings

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Old Corner Bookstore, 1891 - Charities
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Page 229 - All idiots, insane persons, paupers or persons likely to become a public charge, persons suffering from a loathsome or a dangerous contagious disease, persons who have been convicted of a felony or other infamous crime or misdemeanor involving moral turpitude, polygamists.
Page 107 - ... to such young married artificers, under the age of twentyfive years, as have served an apprenticeship in the said town, and faithfully fulfilled the duties required in their indentures, so as to obtain a good moral character from at least two respectable citizens) who are willing to become their sureties, in a bond...
Page 229 - That any alien who shall come into the United States in violation of law may be returned as by law provided, at any time within one year thereafter, at the expense of the person or persons, vessel, transportation company, or corporation bringing such alien into the United States, and if that can not be done, then at the expense of the United States...
Page 308 - ... all persons wandering abroad and begging, or who go about from door to door, or place themselves in the streets, highways, passages, or other public places to beg or receive alms, shall be deemed vagrants.
Page 3 - To raise the needy above the need of relief, prevent begging and imposition and diminish pauperism. To accomplish these objects, it is designed:— 1.
Page 87 - Has for its objects: 1st, the practice of a Christian life; 2d, to visit the poor at their dwellings and to carry them succor in kind; 3d, to promote the elementary and religious instruction of poor children; 4th, to distribute moral and religious books; and 5th, to undertake any other charitable work to which their resources are adequate. Its headquarters are in Paris.
Page 300 - ... otherwise instructed for a like period of time in the branches of learning required by law to be taught in the public schools...
Page 224 - The kindred of any such poor person, if any he shall have, in the line or degree of father or grandfather, mother or grandmother, children or grandchildren, by consanguinity, or children by adoption, living within this state and of sufficient ability shall be holden to support such pauper In proportion to such ability.
Page 139 - Look up and not down, look forward and not back, look out and not in, and lend a hand.
Page 307 - ... lewd, wanton and lascivious persons, in speech or behavior ; common railers and brawlers; persons who are habitually neglectful of their employment or their calling, and do not lawfully provide for themselves, or for the support of their families...

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