The City Hall of Lynn: Being a History of Events Leading to Its Erection, and an Account of the Ceremonies at the Dedication of the Building, Nov. 30, 1867

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T. P. Nichols, printer, 1869 - City halls - 132 pages
 

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Page 31 - One of said registrars shall hold his office for the term of three years, one for the term of two years, and one for the term of one year, from the first day of April in the year eighteen hundred and seventy-four.
Page 31 - Should a vacancy occur in either position by death, resignation, or otherwise, such vacancy shall be filled by the board at its first regular meeting next succeeding the date the vacancy occurs, or at a special meeting called for that purpose.
Page 31 - Ilampden, and they may sell, transfer and re-invest from time to time the stock and securities belonging to said fund.
Page 31 - The signatures of all said commissioners must be affixed to any instruments to bind them, or said town. They shall keep a record of their proceedings; and shall annually, in the month of February, make a. written report to the said town, of the amount and condition of said fund and the income thereof for the year. Their record and the...
Page 8 - Where, by an ordinance of a city, two members of the board of mayor and aldermen, and three members of the common council, were constituted the board of health, and no provision as to the mode of appointment was made by the ordinance, or by the joint rules and orders of the city council, but the orders of each branch provided that all committees should be appointed by the mayor and the president of the common council...
Page 30 - Bin"king y funii. a not less than six thousand dollars nor more than ten thou-sand dollars annually, which sum with the interest and accumulations thereon shall constitute a sinking fund for the redemption at maturity of the...
Page 86 - The Wonder- Working Providence " (Boston. 1051), " he was endued with able parts, and forward to improve them to the glory of God and his people's good.
Page 54 - Massachusetts, by statute enacted in 1647, "each town, consisting of fifty householders, was directed to maintain a school to teach their children to read and write, and every town of one hundred families was to maintain a grammar school to fit youth for college.
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Page 74 - Lynn as he informed me, a few years before his death, was some what 'singular. A deputation of the citizens called on him with the request that he would leave the place, it being apprehended that evil and strife would abound wherever a lawyer's tent was pitched. He took the matter in good part and soon departed. The people of Lynn afterward made some amends for their uncivil proceeding, by entrusting a large share of their best legal business to his hands. He served them faithfully, and never seemed...

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