Special Statutes of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Relating to the City of Boston: Passed Prior to January 1, 1885 : Together with the Provisions of the Public Statutes Referring Especially to Boston

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Rockwell and Churchill, City Printers, 1885 - Boston (Mass.) - 418 pages

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Page 210 - ... five years, one for four years, one for three years, one for two years, and one for one year, and thereafter as the terms of office expire in each year one member for a term of five years.
Page 171 - Every tenement or lodging-house and every part thereof, shall be kept clean and free from any accumulation of dirt, filth, garbage or other matter in or on the same, or in the yard, court, pas.sage, are.a or alley connected with or belonging to the same.
Page 344 - ... and who shall have paid by himself or his parent, master or guardian, any state or county tax which shall, within two years next preceding such election, have been assessed upon him in any town or district of this commonwealth, and also every citizen who shall be by law exempted from taxation, and who shall be in all other respects qualified as above mentioned...
Page 186 - Education, for the purposes hereinafter set forth; and with all the powers and privileges, and subject to all the duties, restrictions, and liabilities set forth in all general laws, which now are or hereafter may be in force relating to such corporations.
Page 13 - Act shall not affect any act done, or any right accruing or accrued, or any suit or proceeding had or commenced in any civil cause before...
Page 359 - The inhabitants of the town of Salem, shall continue to be a body politic and corporate, under the name of the city of Salem, and as such, shall have, exercise and enjoy all the rights, immunities, powers and privileges, and shall be subject to all the duties and obligations, now incumbent upon and appertaining to said town as a municipal corporation.
Page 349 - General meetings of the citizens qualified "us. to vote in city affairs may from time to time be held to consult upon the common good, to give instructions to their representatives, and to take all lawful measures to obtain a redress of any grievances, according to the right secured to the people by the constitution of this Commonwealth.
Page 11 - And it shall be the duty of the City Clerk, forthwith to enter such returns, or a plain and intelligible abstract of them, as they are successively received, upon the journal of the proceedings of the Mayor and Aldermen, or some other book to be kept for that purpose.
Page 164 - ... living independently of each other, and doing their cooking upon the premises, or by more than two families upon any floor, so living and cooking, but having a common right in the halls, stairways, yards, water-closets or privies, or some of them.
Page 325 - Boston may license suitable persons to be dealers in and keepers of shops for the purchase, sale or barter of junk, old metals, or secondhand articles...

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