Statistics of Libraries and Library Legislation in the United States

Statistics of Libraries and Library Legislation in the United States

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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. 1897 edition. Excerpt: ...and chapter 156, acts of 1874. Sec. 6. County treasurers shall annually, on the first day of January, pay to the county law library associations in their respective counties one-quarter part, not exceeding one thousand dollars, of all sums which said treasurers have received from the clerks of the courts during the preceding year; and they may also pay such further sums, not exceeding the amount paid into the respective county treasuries by the clerks of the courts, as the county commissioners deem necessary and proper. All sums so paid shall be applied to maintain and enlarge such libraries for the use of the courts and citizens. Sec. 7. The treasurer of a law library association, before receiving said money, shall give a bond with sureties, to the satisfaction of the commissioners, for the faithful application thereof, and that he will make a return annually to them, under oath, of the manner in which all such applications are made. TOWN AND CITY LIBRARIES. See 1866, 222l 1871, 26. Sec. 8. Each town and city may establish and maintain a public library therein, with or without branches, for the use of the inhabitants thereof, and provide suitable rooms therefor, under such regulations for its government as may from time to time be prescribed by the inhabitants of the town or the city council. Section 9, repealed by chapter 222, acts of 1866. Sec. 9. Any town or city may appropriate money for suitable buildings or rooms, and for the foundation of such library a sum not exceeding one dollar for each of its ratable polls in the year next preceding that in which such appropriation is made; may also appropriate annually, for the maintenance and increase thereof, a sum not exceeding fifty cents for each of its ratable polls in the year next preceding...show more

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  • Paperback | 70 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 141g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236563840
  • 9781236563842