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INDEX.

INDEX.

The acts printed in the Appendix are not indexed, nor are those provisions indexed which
can be clearly seen to be superseded or repealed.

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ABATTOIR. See BUTCHERS' SLAUGHTERING, ETC., AssociATION.
ACTIONS
by and against city, where brought and how removed .

331, 332
ALBANY STREET

city may construct and maintain bridge in continuation of, over Roxbury creek. 88
bridge to have draw to be approved by commissioners .

88
may be extended to bridge

91
may be continued from Malden street to Troy street

97
and protected by sea-wall

97
remedy of owners of lands and flats taken

97
ALBANY STREET FREIGHT RAILWAY COMPANY
incorporated.

131
track of, where may be located

131
freight only to be transported

132
horses only to be used, unless aldermen otherwise declare

132
corporation may fix tolls within certain limit

132
may unite with other railways

132
shall keep paving of streets in repair

132
aldermen may regulate time and manner of running cars

132
capital stock not to exceed $300,000

132
ALDERMEN
executive powers of corporation generally, to be vested in board of

6
also all powers formerly vested in selectmen

6
whether by general or special laws

6
or by usages, votes, or by-laws of town

6
and all powers subsequently vested in mayor and aldermen

6
majority of members of board to constitute quorum

6
meetings to be public

6
mayor to preside, but without a vote

6
aldermen and common council to sit and act separately, except when in convention, 7
before entering on duties of office, to take oath

5
oath to be administered by mayor

5
certificate of oaths to be entered by clerk in journal
after organization of city government, the board, a quorum being present, and
the mayor presiding, to choose permanent chairman

6
to preside at meetings and conventions in absence of mayor

6
and, in case of vacancy in mayor's office, to perform duties of mayor

6
to continue to have vote in board

6
not to have veto power

6
board to decide questions of qualifications, election and return of its members

5
if returns show no election of mayor, board of aldermen to make record of fact,

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ALDERMEN, continued.

city clerk to read, on first Monday of January, copy of record, in presence of

members returned as aldermen and common councilmen
prescribed oaths to be administered to members elect .

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board to proceed to elect chairman

3
to proceed to business as in case of absence of mayor
if returns fail to show election of mayor or of full board of aldermen, those

chosen, whether a quorum or not, to issue warrant for election
if neither mayor nor any aldermen shall be elected at usual time, the powers of

the former mayor and aldermen having ceased, president of common coun-

cil to issue warrant for election
mayor may summon meetings of .

9
causing written notice to be given members
shall issue warrants for election of mayor, in case of vacancy, from any cause,
in office of

9
in case of vacancy in board, warrant for election to issue

291
to act first on matters authorized or required to be done by mayor and aldermen, 9
orders, resolutions, and votes of, to be presented to mayor for approval

9
to advise and consent to mayor's appointments to offices which are directed to be
made by mayor and aldermen

9
division of city into aldermanic districts

315
one alderman to be elected in each district

315, 316
to have duties and powers of county commissioners

320
certain powers of, vested in police commissioners

272
duties of mayor and, respecting voting-lists, to be performed by registrars of
voters

218
to provide place for safe-keeping of ballots .

316
powers of, in relation to streets and abatement of taxes, vested in board of street
commissioners

151
stable not to be built or used as such without approval of

148
may designate streets which may be used by Union Freight Railroad Company, 186
to establish grade .

195
may award damages for and assess betterments on lands affected by the improve-
ment of Stony brook and its tributaries .

223
certain powers of, may be conferred by city council on street commissioners 264
to issue warrants for election

2, 269
to designate, procure, and prepare polling-places

269
to publish changes in names of streets .

280
may take land for court-house

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may fix price of redemption of dogs

297
to call general meetings upon the requisition of twenty-five qualified voters of
each ward

304
may grant to Charles River Street Railway Company the right to use tracks of
other railroad corporations

303
after notice and hearing, may permit the building of a window or other projection
over street, bridge, or square

305
to assess on land filled, expense of filling up Prison-point bay flats

310
to approve claims for damages done by dogs

326
to make reasonable allowance for fuel, bedding, and clothing for convicts .

335
may order advancement of money for tools, etc., for convicts

334
to settle and allow accounts for expense of supporting persons in jail and house
of correction

334
may furnish instruction in reading and writing, one hour each evening, to
prisoners

33+
See City Council; COMMON COUNCIL; Mayor.

For powers conferred by annexation acts, see the several acts.
ALLEYS. See STREETS.

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ANCIENT AND HONORABLE ARTILLERY COMPANY
clerk of, to furnish rolls of members to mayor and aldermen

319
ANIMALS. See Dogs.
ANNEXATION
of Brighton to Boston.

209, 217
of part of Boston to Brookline

183
of parts of Brookline to Boston

157, 224
of Charlestown to Boston

198
of north-east part of Dorchester to Boston .

23
of Dorchester to Boston

144
of Mount Hope Cemetery to Boston

180
of part of Boston to Newton

234
of part of Newton to Boston
of Roxbury to Boston

125
of Thompson's Island to Boston

56
of West Roxbury to Boston .

212, 217
ANNUAL MEETINGS. See ELECTIONS.
AQUEDUCT. See WATER.
AQUEDUCT CORPORATION. See JAMAICA POND AQUEDUCT CORPORATION.
ARBORETUM, ARNOLD
park commissioners may take land dedicated to use of

286
and may lease to Harvard College parts thereof not needed for park-ways, etc., 286
ARMS

may be issued by governor to city for use of English High and Latin schools 142
city to be responsible for return of

143
ASSAYER OF LIQUORS
duties of

325
ASSESSMENTS. See BETTERMENTS.
ASSESSORS OF TAXES. See TAXES, ASSESSORS OF.
ASSISTANT ASSESSORS OF TAXES. See Taxes, AssistANT ASSESSORS OF.
ASYLUM FOR INEBRIATES
city may establish

115
ATLANTIC AVENUE
docks within, may be filled by city with earth from Fort Hill

142
sewers may be extended to deep
ter, below

142
cost to constitute lien on land filled

142
lien, how enforced

142
owner may fill land, if he chooses

142
may be extended .

163
owners of wharves crossed may extend to commissioners' line

163
AUDITOR OF ACCOUNTS
city, to be county auditor of accounts

320
AVENUE. See STREETS; ATLANTIC AVENUE; Mount WASHINGTON AVENUE Cor-

PORATION.
BACK BAY
Arlington street and strip east of, to be filled up.

99
commissioners to construct Commonwealth's part of sewer from Tremont street
to Charles river

100
certain indentures concerning lands in, confirmed

96,121
rights of Roxbury and West Roxbury not to be prejudiced.

96
power of commissioners over streets, etc.

109, 111, 121
streets and ways on, confirmed according to recorded plan

109
may be offered by commissioners to city for acceptance

109
commissioners' authority, how restricted

109
existing agreements concerning drainage may be modified

111
commissioners may sell and convey land on, to city for school-house .

197
commissioners may sell certain land on, to Boston and Albany Railroad Company, 279

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