The General Statutes of the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations: To which are Prefixed the Constitutions of the United States and of the State

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Riverside Press, 1872 - Law - 770 pages
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Contents

Of the governor
57
TITLE IV
61
Of the construction of statutes
69
Of public buildings 24 Of the state library 25 Of the revenue of the state 26 Of the permanent school fund 27 Of the public records 28 Of the state de...
70
TITLE VI
77
37
81
Of calling and warning town meetings
89
Of the quorum government and conduct of town meetings and of organi zation and government of ward meetings
91
Of the election and qualification of town officers
93
Of the town council
96
Of the town clerk
100
43
101
Of the levy and assessment of taxes
105
Of the collection of taxes
107
Of state taxes
112
General provisions concerning taxes
113
56
114
Of the commissioner of public schools
115
Of the appropriation for public schools
116
Of the powers of school districts
118
Of district meetings
119
Of joint school districts
120
Of the levy of district taxes
121
Of the trustees of school districts
123
Of the powers and duties of school committees
124
Of teachers
127
Of the normal school teachers institutes and lectures
129
Of truant children and absentees from school
130
General provisions relating to public schools
131
TITLE X
133
CHAPTER
136
Of repairing highways and bridges
138
Of certain bridges
145
Of travelling on highways
146
Of guide boards
147
TITLE XII
159
TITLE XIII
165
TITLE XV
215
TITLE XVI
227
Of the sale of butter onions potatoes and berries 115 Of milk 116 Of the sale of firewood and charcoal 117 Of the sale of fish for manure 118 Of the ...
228
Of medicines and poisons
255
Of hay TITLE XVII
257
Of auctioneers
263
Of expressmen
265
Of common carriers
266
Of hawkers and peddlers
268
Of legal interest 129 Of bills of exchange and promissory notes
270
Of weights and measures
273
Of gauging
274
TITLE XVIII
275
OF CORPORATIONS CHAPTER 139 Provisions respecting corporations in general 140 Of banks and institutions for savings CHAPTER 149 Of mar...
290
Of proprietors of common and undivided lands
323
OF THE DOMESTIC RELATIONS TITLE XX
324
OF COURTS OF PROBATE
335
Of masters apprentices and of factory and other laborers
340
TITLE XXI
344
Of what is real and what personal estate in certain cases 161 Of estates in real property 162 Of the conveyance of real estate
347
Of certain Indian grants and grants of land by the colonies of New Plym outh and of the Massachusetts and of the province of the Mas sachusetts
351
Of title by possession
353
Of mortgages of real and personal property
355
Of the lien of mechanics
357
Of trusts trustees and trust estates
362
Of the jurisdiction of courts of probate and of license to sell real
364
tate TITLE XXIII
366
Of applications to and of citations and notices by courts of probate
369

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Page 403 - I do solemnly swear that I will administer justice without respect to persons, and do equal right to the poor and to the rich ; and that I will faithfully and impartially discharge all the duties incumbent on me as , according to the best of my abilities and understanding, agreeably to the Constitution and laws of the United States.
Page 5 - States; to borrow money on the credit of the United States; to regulate commerce with foreign nations, and among the several states and with the Indian tribes; to establish a uniform rule of naturalization, and uniform laws on the subject of bankruptcies throughout the United States; to coin money, regulate the value thereof, and of...
Page 255 - ... and the name and place of business of the seller. Nor shall it be lawful for any person to sell or deliver any poison enumerated in schedules " A " and
Page 22 - A majority of each house shall constitute a quorum to do business; but a smaller number may adjourn from day to day, and may compel the attendance of absent members in such manner, and under such penalties, as each house may provide.
Page 37 - Every male citizen of the United States, of the age of twenty-one years, who has had his residence and home in this State...
Page 4 - SEC. 4. The times, places and manner of holding elections for senators and representatives, shall be prescribed in each state by the legislature thereof; but the congress may at any time by law make or alter such regulations, except as to the places of choosing senators.
Page 22 - Each house may determine the rules of its proceedings, punish its members for disorderly behavior, and, with the concurrence of two-thirds, expel a member, but not a second time for the same cause ; and shall have all other powers necessary for a branch of the legislature of a free state.
Page 206 - In estimating such confinement the time during which the animals have been confined without such rest on connecting roads from which they are received shall be included, it being the intent of this section to prohibit their continuous confinement beyond the period of twenty-eight hours, except upon contingencies hereinbefore stated.
Page 513 - ... or places him under the power or control of another, or conceals or changes the place of his confinement or restraint, or removes him without the jurisdiction of the court or judge issuing the writ, is guilty of a misdemeanor.
Page 374 - Car. 2, c. 3, s. 6. provides that " no devise in writing of lands, tenements, or hereditaments, nor any clause thereof, shall at any time after the said 24th day of June, be revocable, otherwise than by some other will or codicil in writing, or other writing declaring the same, or by burning, cancelling, tearing, or obliterating the same by the testator himself, or in his presence, and by his directions and consent...

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