Act of Incorporation, Constitution, and By-laws of the Boston Society of Natural History, Issue 2

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John H. Eastburn, printer, 1832 - 16 pages
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Page 10 - Library, one folio, or one quarto, or two of any lesser fold, with the plates belonging to the same, upon signing a receipt for the same, and promising to make good any damage which may be sustained when in their possession, or to replace the same, if lost.
Page 4 - That the persons herein before named, or any three of them, shall have power to call the first meeting of the members of said Society, in such manner as they may think proper. SECT. 5. Be it further enacted, That this Act may be altered, amended, or repealed, at the pleasure of the Legislature.
Page 4 - And be it further enacted that the persons herein before named, or any three of them are authorized to call a meeting of the members and stockholders of said corporation as soon as...
Page 12 - At this meeting, reports shall be made, by the Treasurer, on the state of the funds; by the Librarian, on the condition of the Library ; and by the Curators, on the condition of the Museum. ART. 2. Stated meetings of the Society shall be held on the first Wednesday of every month. ART. 3. Six members shall form a quorum for business.
Page 4 - Pennsylvania, and may make and adopt all necessary rules and regulations and by-laws not inconsistent with the Constitution and laws of this Commonwealth, or of the United States, and shall have power to locate and maintain an office...
Page 7 - ART. 5. — Members may be expelled from the Society by a vote of three-fourths of the members present at a meeting specially called for that purpose, by a notice given at least one month previous. SECTION II. — Of Officers and their Duties.
Page 3 - Society shall have power to make orders and by-laws for governing its members and property, not repugnant to the laws of this Commonwealth ; and may expel, disfranchise, or suspend any member, who, by his misconduct, Shall be rendered unworthy.
Page 3 - YORK, and that by that name they shall have perpetual succession, and shall be persons capable of suing and being sued, pleading and being impleaded, answering and being answered unto, defending and being defended, in all courts and places whatsoever ; and may have a common seal, with power to...
Page 6 - Society, the members having been first duly notified of any proposed alteration : but the article which immediately follows this shall be unalterable. ARTICLE IX. The consent of every member shall be necessary to a dissolution of the Society. In case of a dissolution, the property of the Society shall not be distributed among the members...
Page 3 - ... and their associates, and such other persons as shall from time to time become members of the corporation hereby authorized to be erected, shall be and hereby are ordained, constituted, appointed and declared to be one body corporate and politic, in fact and in name, by the name, style or title mentioned and described in the said certificate so to be recorded as aforesaid...

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