Report, Volumes 1-8

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1891 - Libraries
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Page 8 - Said directors shall hold office one-third for one year, one-third for two years, and one-third for three years, from the...
Page 38 - Boston, who shall have been such for at least three years prior to the date of their appointment, one for the term of five years, one for four years, one for three years, one for two years, and one for one year, and thereafter as the terms of office expire in each year one member for a term of five years.
Page 85 - The objects of the lyceum are the improvement of its members in useful knowledge, and the advancement of popular education, by introducing uniformity and improvements in common schools, by becoming auxiliary to a board of education.
Page 131 - The mayor, the president of the board of aldermen and the president of the common council, shall be the trustees of said fund.
Page 156 - A fund of $10,000 the income of which is used " For the purchase of books for the Library...
Page 283 - ... and may receive, hold, and manage, any devise, bequest, or donation for the establishment, increase, or maintenance of a public library within the same.
Page 40 - ... state board shall make an investigation thereof and of the means of preventing the spread of the disease, and shall consult thereon with the local authorities. It shall have co-ordinate powers as a board of health, in every city and town, with the board of health thereof, or with the mayor and aldermen of a city or the selectmen of a town in which there is no such board. It...
Page 280 - Any City or Town may appropriate for the foundation and commencement of such Library, as aforesaid, a sum not exceeding one dollar for each of its ratable polls, in the year next preceding that noo

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