The Statutes at Large; 1817-1826 Volume 3

The Statutes at Large; 1817-1826 Volume 3

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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. 1827 edition. Excerpt: ...Halifax. BE it enacted by the"lieutenant-Governor, Council and Assembly, That, froip PrOTiion for lllt and after the publication hereof, it shall and may be lawful for the Freeholders, pTMrt of the of each and every Township within this Province, (the Town of Halifax excepted) or Poor of any settlement or place not comprehended within any such Township, and where there are Twenty or more Freehold.;s resident, to hold two meetings annually, if necessary, to make provision for the support of their poor: which meetings shall be held on the first Monday in April, and on the first Monday of November; and of which meeting, with the place or places of holding the same, the Constables for the said Townships and Settlements respectively, upon a Precept directed to them, being issued as hereinafter prescribed, shall give notice, at least ten days before the said times Notfce ofmeetof meeting respectively, at which meetings the said Freeholders present, having first "'8' elected a Chairman to preside at the same, shall and may vote such sums of money as they shall judge necessary for the support of their poor for the current year, or for the next ensuing six months of the same, and shall choose and appoint five Freehold-Appointment of ers cf such Township or Settlement, any three of whom shall be a quorum, to assess A-e-, or- as hereinafter mentioned for the sum or sums of money so voted; and in case the business to be transacted at the said meetings cannot be completed on the said days respectively, it shall and may be lawful for the said Chairman, with the consent of the majority of the Freeholders then present, to adjourn the said meeting to the day following, or to any other day, and then to conclude the business of the...show more

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  • Paperback | 164 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 304g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236654900
  • 9781236654908