Annual Report on the Vital Statistics of Massachusetts, Births, Marriages, Divorces and Deaths ..., Volumes 10-13

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1852
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Page 125 - Report to the Legislature of Massachusetts, relating to the Registry and Returns of Births, Marriages, and Deaths, in the Commonwealth, for the Year ending Dec.
Page 206 - Any clerk who shall neglect to comply with the requirements of this act, shall be liable to a penalty of ten dollars, to be recovered for the use of any city or town where such neglect shall be proved to have existed. SECT. 9. An act entitled " An Act relating to the registry of births, marriages, and deaths," passed on the third day of March, in the year one thousand eight hundred and forty-two, is hereby repealed.
Page 204 - In the record of marriages, the date of the marriage, the place of marriage, the name, residence, and official station of the person by whom married, the names and places of birth of the parties, the residence of each, the age and color of each...
Page 205 - Each of such arbitrators shall be entitled to receive from the treasury of the city or town in which the controversy...
Page 204 - ... and bride. The record of births shall state, in separate columns, the date of the birth, the name of the child, (if it have any,) the sex...
Page 206 - SECT. 7. The Secretary of the Commonwealth shall prepare and furnish to the clerks of the several cities and towns in this Commonwealth, blank books of suitable quality and size, to be used as books of record, according to the provisions of this act, and also blank forms of returns, as herein before specified, and shall accompany the same with such instructions and explanations as may be necessary and useful ; and he shall receive said returns, and prepare therefrom such tabular results as will render...
Page vii - EXECUTIVE MANSION, February j, 1875. To the Senate and House of Representatives: I have the honor to lay before Congress a communication of the Secretary of War relative to the action taken in issuing certain supplies to the suffering people in Kansas and Nebraska, in consequence of the drought and grasshopper plague, and to respectfully request that such action be...
Page 204 - ... and the time when the record was made. The marriages shall be numbered and recorded in the order in which they are received by the clerk.
Page 92 - it is a fair deduction from the facts that the marriage returns in England point out periods of prosperity little less distinctly than the funds measure the hopes and fears of the money market. If the one is the barometer of credit, the other is the barometer of prosperity, present in part, but future, expected, anticipated in still greater part.
Page 205 - He shall also between the first and tenth days of each month return a copy of the record for the month next preceding, to the clerk or registrar of the city or town in which the marriage was solemnized, and shall, when neither of the parties to...

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