The Connecticut Town-officer: In Three Parts. Containing in Part I. The Powers and Duties of Towns, as Set Forth in the Statutes of Connecticut, which are Recited. Part II. The Powers and Duties of the Several Town Officers, with a Variety of Forms for the Use of Such Officers. Part III. The Powers and Duties of Religious and School Societies, and Their Several and Respective Officers, with Suitable Forms
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Page 235 - Societies," and being so met shall exercise the powers given in, and by, said act, in organizing themselves, and in appointing the necessary officers as therein directed, for the year ensuing, and may transact any other business on the subject of schooling in general, and touching the monies hereby appropriated to their use in particular, according to law, and shall have power to adjourn from time to time as they shall think proper.
Page 242 - October, 1766, a law was passed authorizing each town and society to "divide themselves into proper and necessary districts for keeping their schools, and to alter and regulate the same from time to time, as they shall have occasion ; which districts shall draw their equal proportion of all public moneys belonging to such towns or societies, according to the list of each respective district therein.
Page 234 - SOCIETIES. [PASV ui. present in such faceting shall concur, apply to the general assembly requesting liberty to improve their proportion of said interest, or any part thereof, for the support of the Christian ministry, or the public worship of God...
Page 45 - warrant under their hands, directed to either of the constables ' of said town, to order said person to be conveyed to the State
Page 145 - Payment well and truly to be made, we bind ourselves, and each of us, our, and each of our Heirs, Executors and Administrators jointly and severally, firmly by these Presents.
Page 208 - Publick house of Entertainment, shall entertain or suffer any of the Inhabitants of the respective Towns where they dwell, or others not being strangers, or Lodgers in such Houses, to abide or remain in their Houses, Yards, Orchards, or Fields, Drinking or Idly spending their time on Saturday Night after the Sun is...
Page 179 - States in the sum of fifty dollars, to be recovered in an action of debt, for each and every certificate not properly accounted for or returned. Sec. 13.
Page 161 - That all lands and tenements belonging to any person in his own proper right in fee shall stand charged with the payment of all just debts owing by such person as well as his personal estate and shall be liable to be taken in execution for the satisfaction of the same...