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HOIST-WAYS. See ELEVATORS.
HORSE-RAILROADS. See Street RAILROADS.
HOSPITAL, CITY
city, may erect, establish, and maintain

97
control of city council over

97, 288, 289
trustees of, incorporated

287, 288
corporation may take and hold property not to exceed $1,000,000

288
money to be invested by city treasurer

288
trustees of to be seven in number

288
to receive no compensation

288
how chosen

288
how removed for cause

288
vacancies in board of, how filled .

288
organization of board

288
powers and duties of trustees

288, 289
necessary officers of, how appointed

97, 289
HOSPITAL, LUNATIC
city council may maintain one for insane persons not furiously mad

61
may pass ordinances for managing it and for appointing officers .

61, 81
insane persons, how committed to

61, 62
expense of commitments, how allowed and paid

324
right of appeal from order of commitment

62
question of sanity on appeal, triable, on request, by jury
inmates of, how supported

61
who may be confined in

62
when inmates may be cared for elsewhere than in

. 62, 63
or may be delivered to town of settlement

. 62, 63
cost of maintenance of person removed, how provided for

. 62, 63
notice of application for commitment to be given to mayor

63
evidence that notice has been given to be produced in court

63
persons confined in, when and how discharged

63
patients, not paupers, how admitted

96
terms, conditions, and compensation to be fixed by authority of city council

96
all insane persons, furiously mad or not, found in Boston, and having settlement

in Commonwealth, who might be committed to State hospital, may be com-
mitted to

96
board of directors of public institutions to have powers and duties concerning,
such as city council prescribe

93
to have power of mayor and aldermen to discharge from confinement

93
expenses of commitment to, how allowed and paid

324
HOSPITAL PURPOSES
wooden buildings may be erected for, by city

196
to be guarded by police

196
HOTELS
provisions against fires in and for escape from

312, 315
HOUSE OF CORRECTION. See CORRECTION, HOUSE OF.
HOUSE OF INDUSTRY. See INDUSTRY, HOUSE OF.
HOUSE OF REFORMATION. See REFORMATION, House of.
IMPRISONMENT
persons committed for non-payment of fine and costs imposed for breach of by-
law, to be imprisoned for ten days only

36
INDEX COMMISSIONERS
how appointed and removed

321
powers and duties of

320, 321
INDUSTRY, HOUSE OF
provisions concerning

39, 43, 50, 53, 93
See, also, Public InstitutIONS, DIRECTORS FOR.

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INEBRIATES, BOSTON ASYLUM FOR
city may establish

115
INNHOLDERS
to be licensed by police commissioners

274, 325
licenses to be signed by majority of board

274
to expire May first

274
INSANE PERSONS. See HOSPITAL, Lunatic.
expenses of commitment of, how allowed and paid

324
INSPECTOR OF BUILDINGS. See BUILDINGS.
INSPECTOR OF LIQUORS
duties of

325
INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY. See TechnoloGY, INSTITUTE OF.
INTOXICATING LIQUORS
provisions concerning licenses to sell

274
applications for licenses, how published

325
inspection and analysis of

325
ISLANDS

and beaches in harbor, gravel, stones, etc., not to be carried away from, without
owner's consent

57
penalty

57
See BIRD ISLAND; SPECTACLE ISLAND; THOMPSON'S ISLAND. See also

HARBOR.
JAIL
power of board of health to remove prisoners sick with contagious diseases

31
JAMAICA POND AQUEDUCT CORPORATION
city may purchase property of, and connect same with water-works

71
incorporated .

93
may take and supply water from Jamaica pond to Roxbury, Brookline, and
West Roxbury

94
rights, privileges, etc.

94, 95
limitation of right to furnish water

95
JURORS
not disqualified because inhabitants of Boston

331
JUVENILE OFFENDERS
city council may authorize erection of building for reformation and employment

48
or may use house of industry or correction therefor

48
or may appropriate building

48
may establish separate branch for females

64
powers of directors of public institutions in connection with committal of

48, 333
who may be sentenced to house of reformation for

333
boys committed, to remain until majority, girls, until eighteen

49
how employed and instructed

49
may be placed at service

49
may be discharged from imprisonment upon recommendation of directors to.

49
may be transferred from jail and house of correction .

40
KEEPER OF LOCK-UP
police commissioners to appoint

321
LAKE COCHITUATE. See WATER.
LANES. See STREETS.
LATIN SCHOOL
arms for use of, may be issued by governor to city

142
See also RoxBURY LATIN School.
LIBRARY. See PUBLIC LIBRARY.
LICENSE COMMISSIONERS
powers of, transferred to police commissioners

272

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LICENSES
provisions of Public Statutes concerning

325, 326, 327
of conductors, drivers, and despatchers of street cars

275
powers concerning, city council may confer on police commissioners

272, 273
See INNHOLDERS; INTOXICATING LIQUORS.
LIQUORS. See INTOXICATING LIQUORS.
LOAN COMPANY. See COLLATERAL LOAN COMPANY.
LOCKUP
police commissioners to appoint keeper of

321
LODGING-HOUSE
meaning of term as used in acts relating to inspection of buildings

164
provisions against fire in and for escape from lodging-houses

312, 315
See TENEMENT-HOUSES.
LOGS

rafts, piles, timber, etc., not to be attached for more than ten hours to bridge,
pier, or wharf, unless with owner's consent

111
nor to public bridge, unless with mayor's consent

111
LONG POND. See WATER.
LUNATICS
expenses of commitment of, how allowed and paid

324
LUNATIC HOSPITAL. See HOSPITAL, LUNATIC.
MALDEN
Charlestown may supply with water

123
MALDEN BRIDGE
to be supported and superintended by Boston

222
MANUFACTURING ESTABLISHMENTS
to be provided with fire-escapes

312
MARGINAL FREIGHT RAILWAY COMPANY
charter of, annulled

187
MARKETS
city council may authorize erection of wooden buildings for

299
See FANEUIL HALL MARKET; GERRISH MARKET; WILLIAMS MARKET.
MAYOR
to be elected at annual meeting for one year

3
board of aldermen to meet within three days from time of election, and examine
returns

3
to notify mayor, in writing, of his election

3
if returns show no election, or if person elected refuses to accept, warrants for
new election to issue

3
proceedings to be repeated until a mayor shall be chosen

3
if returns show no election, board of aldermen to make record of the fact

3
city clerk to read, on first Monday of January, copy of record in presence of
members returned as aldermen and common councilmen

3
boards to proceed to business as in case of absence of mayor

3
to be chief executive officer of corporation

8
compensation, provisions concerning

9
to execute and enforce laws .

9
to inspect conduct of subordinate officers

9
to cause infractions of duty to be prosecuted and punished .

9
may summon meetings of either or both boards, when deemed necessary by him, 9
shall cause notice of such meetings to be given, in writing, to respective members, 9
shall communicate information and recommend measures

9
all ordinances, orders, resolutions, votes, to which concurrence of both boards
is necessary, except on question of convention, to be presented to

9
also all orders of either branch involving expenditures

9
approving, shall sign.
disapproving, shall return with objections

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• objections to be entered at large on record

and reconsideration had
if, after consideration, two-thirds present and voting agree to pass, shall be sent

to other branch
if these similarly approved to be in force
vote to be determined by yeas and nays
if not returned by mayor within ten days to be in force
veto power not to extend to election of officers chosen in convention or by con-

current action, unless expressly provided
before entering on duties of office to take oath
oath to be administered by judge or justice of the peace
mayor, after being sworn, to administer oath to aldermen and members of com-

mon council
certificate of oath to be entered in journals .
if unavoidably absent on first Monday in January, city government to organize

as though no mayor were elected .
powers formerly vested in mayor and aldermen, to be vested in board of alder-

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to preside over meetings of board of aldermen, but without a vote
aldermen to act first on matters authorized or required to be done by mayor and
aldermen

9
orders, resolutions, or votes of aldermen, to be presented to mayor for approval,
to appoint to office, with advice and consent of aldermen, those whose appoint-
ments are to be made by mayor and aldermen

9
may remove such officers
in case of decease, inability, absence, or resignation of, and in case of vacancy

in office of, new election to be held
acts done in behalf of city during absence of, in 1845 and 1846, ratified
to sign statement and description, in case of land taken for improvement of Stony
brook

133
to sign statement and description, in case of land taken for East Boston ferry
landing

162
with approval of city council, to appoint inspector of buildings

164
to approve inspector's appointments of his subordinate officers

16+
with approval of city council, to appoint members of Boston water board

232
with approval of city council, to appoint park commissioners

237
to be, ex officio, chairman of school committee

246
to appoint one of the directors of the Collateral Loan Company

218
to sign statement and description in case of land taken for abating the Roxbury
canal nuisance

260
may appoint police commissioners

272
and remove them for cause

272
in case of emergency, may assume command of police force

274
to be member of corporation empowered to hold “ Boston firemen's relief fund,” 281
to approve action of fire commissioners in expending sums appropriated for the
relief of widows and children of members of fire department

281
to appoint members of board of trustees of city hospital

288
to issue warrant, annually, to seize and deliver at dog-shelter unlicensed and un-
collared dogs running at large

297
to sign description and statement, in case of taking land for a public library 300

to sign and file description and statement, in case of taking land for a court-house, 284
MAYOR AND ALDERMEN

may appoint city clerk, pro tempore, in case of temporary absence of city clerk. 6
may appoint harbor-master, and fix his compensation

72, 109
to appoint members of board of registrars of voters

218
duties of, respecting voting-lists, to be performed by registrars of voters

218

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MAYOR AND ALDERMEN, continued.

certain powers of, may be conferred by city council on street commissioners 264
to consent to rebuilding, enlargement, and improvement of stables

268
to appoint inspectors of voting precincts

269
powers of, relative to licensing innholders and common victuallers, conferred on
police commissioners.

274
may appoint two additional probation officers

299
to appoint assistant liarbor-masters and fix their compensation

304
to certify copies of records of votes for transmission to secretary of the common-
wealth

319
to approve constable's bonds

321
to appoint probation officer

332
MEASURES. See WEIGHTS AND MEASURES.
MEDFORD

inhabitants of, may use Mystic water for household purposes and for extinguish-
ing fires.

108, 151
MEDICAL EXAMINER
auditing, etc., of accounts of

321
MEETINGS. See ELECTIONS.
MERCHANDISE
not to be raised or lowered from outside of buildings, except as directed

34
not to obstruct streets. See STREETS.
METERS. See WATER METERS.
MILL CORPORATION. See BOSTON AND ROXBURY MILL CORPORATION.
MILL-DAM ROAD
may be laid out as highway.

135
tolls to be discontinued

135
liability for damages

135
Watertown and Brighton to maintain bridge and draw

135
$50,000 to be paid by Commmonwealth to towns .

135
tolls appropriated for this purpose

135
rights of railroad companies not to be affected

136
MONEYS. See PUBLIC MONEYS.
MOON ISLAND. See SEWERS.
MOUNT HOPE CEMETERY. See CEMETERY.
MOUNT WASHINGTON AVENUE CORPORATION
incorporated

85
may construct pile bridge with draw and draw-piers

85
city may take and hold powers granted to corporation

86
and construct and maintain street, bridge, and avenue

86
Boston and Worcester Railroad Company may use track

86
avenue, bridge, and street to be free of toll

86
MUDDY RIVER
waters of, may be diverted

184, 198
and land taken therefor

184, 198
drains and sewers to be extended into new channel

198
Boston and Brookline may contract concerning new covered channel for

252
MUNICIPAL COURTS
provisions of Public Statutes concerning

328, 329, 330, 331
MYSTIC
lower pond, city to cease emptying sewage into

297
and to cleanse pond

298
may take lands for that purpose

298
and construct necessary works

298
damages for lands taken, how ascertained

298
city may raise money necessary

298
provisions of act, how enforced

298

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