Statistical Report Volume 1861

Statistical Report Volume 1861

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1862 edition. Excerpt: promote and encourage the interests of agriculture, horticulture, mechanics, manufactures, stock raising, and general domestic industry. Sec 3. The officers of such Society shall consist of a President, two Vice-Presidents, a Secretary, a Treasurer, and two Directors, all of whom shall be members of such Society at the time of their election, and shall have the management of the fiscal, prudential, and other concerns of such Society, and shall be styled the Board of Managers. The said officers shall be elected annually by the members of the Society, at such time and in such manner as in their constitution and by-laws they may prescribe, and shall hold their office for the term of one year, and until their successors enter upon their duties. Sec. 4. Such Society may provide, by its constitution and by-laws, for membership of such Society, and fix the prices of such membership, and terms of duration thereof. Sec 5. No Society organized under the provisions of this Act shall contract any debts or liabilities to exceed the amount of money in the treasury at the time such debt or liability shall have been contracted, except as provided in the next section. Sec 6. Such Society may, by the unanimous vote of the Board of Managers, for the purpose of purchasing or leasing property, as provided for by the second section of this Act, create debts or liabilities not to exceed the sum of one thousand dollars, and in case of any excess being incurred, the said Board of Managers shall, in their individual and private capacities, be held jointly liable to such Society for the amount of such excess; provided, that any member of said Board who shall have been absent, or caused his dissent therefrom, at the time, to be entered on the minutes, shall not be held...
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  • Paperback | 138 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 259g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236598458
  • 9781236598455