Report of the Committee Appointed to Inquire Into the Condition of the New Haven Burying Ground: And to Propose a Plan for Its Improvement

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Page 5 - ... debt whatever due from said corporation or any individual proprietor thereof — and any person or body politic, their heirs, successors, or assigns, who shall be the proprietor or owner of a lot which now is, or hereafter shall be located or laid out in said burying ground, shall be a legal member of said corporation, and entitled to one vote for every lot he or they shall own or possess...
Page 12 - ... representatives; and the purchaser at such sale shall become a stockholder, and be subject to the same rules and regulations and entitled to the same privileges, rights, and emoluments as original subscribers under this act.
Page 4 - At a General Assembly of the State of Connecticut, holden at New Haven, in said State, on the first Wednesday of May, in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and sixty-six: — Ratifying the Amendment to the Constitution of the United States.
Page 25 - ... It is not, and was never meant to be, a place for gay resort, nor yet for trifling sentimentalism ; but it has become what Mr. Skinner and his fellow-laborers of the committee hoped it might be, a place of holy and of solemn influences. Surely, as the committee said in their report, " he must have a bad heart who can visit such a spot without reflections calculated to make him a wiser and better man. That community must be far less moral and enlightened than ours, which will not be improved by...
Page 28 - At the conclusion of the discussion the following resolutions were adopted: Resolved, That in the opinion of this...
Page 4 - The town councils may, (not shall), make such rules and regulations as they shall judge proper, for the...
Page 7 - January, 1877, to the mayor, aldermen and common council of the city of New York...
Page 4 - And it is further reso4ved, that said burying ground shall forever remain and be used as, and for a burying ground, and for that purpose only...
Page 4 - Clerk of said corporation, who shall continue in office until another is chosen ; and in case of the death or absence of the Clerk, any five of said proprietors may warn a meeting as aforesaid. And it is further...
Page 5 - ... located or laid out in said burying ground, shall be a legal member of said corporation, and entitled to one vote for every lot he or they shall own or possess, provided always that said body politic or corporation shall not be capable of holding any other lands or real estate than...

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