A History of Savings Banks in the United States from Their Inception in 1816 Down to 1874: With Discussions of Their Theory, Practical Workings and Incidents, Present Condition and Prospective Development, Volume 1

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Page 119 - There is that scattereth, and yet increaseth; and there is that withholdeth more than is meet, but it tendeth to poverty.
Page 336 - ... alter the same from time to time ; and shall be capable of purchasing, taking, holding, and enjoying, to them and their successors, any real estate in fee simple or otherwise, and any goods, chattels, and personal estate...
Page 418 - It shall be the duty of the trustees to regulate the rate of interest allowed to the depositors so that they shall receive, as nearly as may be, a ratable proportion of all the profits of the corporation after deducting all necessary expenses...
Page 335 - York" and by that name they and their successors shall and may have continual succession, and shall be persons in law, capable of suing and being sued, pleading and being impleaded, answering and being answered unto, defending and being defended, in all courts and places whatsoever...
Page 323 - Our statutes relating to the poor are •" borrowed from the English system. And the " experience of that country as well as our own, " shows that pauperism increases with the aug" mentation of the funds applied to its relief. " This evil has proceeded to such an alarming " extent in the city of New York, that the " burdens of heavy taxation which it has im" posed, menace a diminution of the popula" tion of that city, and a depreciation of its real
Page 39 - It is not by the alms of the wealthy, that the good of the lower class can be generally promoted. By such donations, encouragement is far oftener given to idleness and hypocrisy, than aid to suffering worth. He is the most effective benefactor to the poor, who encourages them in habits of industry, sobriety and frugality.
Page 31 - Trustees of the Society for establishing a Free School in the City of New York for the education of such poor children as do not belong to, or are not provided for by, any religious society...
Page 48 - Every such corporation may, at a legal meeting, elect by ballot any citizen of this Commonwealth to be a member thereof; and any person may, at an annual meeting, cease to be a member, if he has filed with the clerk a written notice of his intention so to do three Penalty.
Page 312 - Ordered, That the committee of the whole house be discharged from the further consideration of the said bill, and that the same be referred to a select committee, consisting of Mr.
Page 207 - In the first mortgage bonds of any railroad company incorporated under the authority of any of the New England states...

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