Special Statutes of the Commonwelth of Massachusetts Relating of the City of Boston Passed Prior to January 1, 1885

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Rockwell and Churchill, city, printers, 1885 - Boston (Mass.) - 418 pages

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Page 128 - Boston, who shall have been such for at least three years prior to the date of their appointment, one for the term of 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 162 - A tenement-house within the meaning of this title shall be taken to mean and include any house or building, or portion thereof, which is rented, leased, let or hired out, to be occupied, or is occupied as the home or residence of three families or more 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 323 - ... may license suitable persons to be dealers in and keepers of shops for the purchase, sale or barter of junk, old metals or second hand articles, in such city or town.
Page 169 - 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 184 - 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 11 - 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 347 - 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 9 - 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 363 - Lawrence shall, until they expire by their own limitation, or be revised or repealed by the city council, remain in force, and all fines and forfeitures for the breach of any by-law or ordinance shall be paid into the city treasury. SECT.
Page 169 - ... that over or across any such area there may be steps necessary for access to any building above the vault, cellar or room to which such area adjoins, if the same be so placed as not to be over, across or opposite to any such external window.

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