The Cambridge Public Library: Its History, Rules and Regulations, List of Officers, Past and Present, Etc

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J. Wilson and son, 1891 - Libraries - 73 pages
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Page 19 - ... shall hold his office during the pleasure of the board and shall receive such compensation as the board may allow.
Page 25 - Law ; and the leading principle in the method is, that it is the duty of believers to present their " bodies a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable unto God, which is their reasonable service,
Page 70 - Every contract shall provide that, in case of any alteration, so much of such contract as is not necessarily affected by the change shall remain in force upon all parties thereto. It...
Page 18 - ... the city engineer, two citizens, neither of whom shall hold any other office in said city government, one member of the board of aldermen, and one member of the common council board, to be appointed as hereinafter provided.
Page 15 - Orne was appointed Librarian. According to the Regulations, any person residing in Cambridge, known to the Librarian, or recommended by any citizen thus known, was entitled to the use of the Library, upon the payment of one dollar per annum, and subscribing a promise to comply with the regulations adopted for its management.
Page 70 - ... making such contract may, if it deems it expedient to do so, re-tain, out of any amounts due to such contractor, sums sufficient to cover any unpaid claims of mechanics or laborers for work or labor performed under such contract...
Page 68 - Every contract exceeding three thousand dollars shall be accompanied by a suitable bond for the performance of the same, or by the deposit of money or security to the amount of such bond. No proposal shall be accepted from or for any person who shall have broken a contract with the city during the three years preceding. 4.
Page 65 - ... law, town, city or other public library, shall be punished by a fine of not less than five dollars nor more than fifty dollars, or by imprisonment in the jail not exceeding six months for every such offence.
Page 65 - All boards and officers acting under the authority of the said corporation, and intrusted with the expenditure of public money, shall be accountable therefor to the city council, in such manner as they may direct ; and it shall be the duty of the city council to publish and distribute annually for the information of the citizens, a particular statement of the receipts and expenditures of all public moneys, and a particular statement of all city property. [SECT. 52.
Page 73 - SECT. 6. No money shall be paid from the city treasury on account of the library, except by order of the trustees, and in pursuance of an order signed by the mayor; and in no case shall the amount drawn exceed the amount appropriated for the library.

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