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Poor-Laws of Massachusetts and New York, with Appendices Containing the United States Immigration and Contract-Labor Laws (Paperback) Loot Price: R284
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Poor-Laws of Massachusetts and New York, with Appendices Containing the United States Immigration and Contract-Labor Laws (Paperback)

John Cummings

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1895 Excerpt: ..."plurality of voices" not less than two nor more than three.1 With regard to auditing of accounts it is provided that overseers of the poor shall ten days before the annual meeting of the supervisors "render a just and true account, to two neighboring justices of the peace in the respective counties, of the monies by them received and 1 Laws of New York, revised 1813, vol. ii, chapter 35, authorizes each town to elect two overseers of the poor, for terms of one year. expended from whom and to whom, which said accounts the said justices shall audit, and if there shall be a surplus in the hands of the said overseers or either of them, it shall be paid to their successors." It is provided finally that nothing in this act shall extend to the manor of Cortlandt in the county of Westchester. 1784-1824. We have followed the course of poor-relief legislation in the colony of New York down to the opening of the War of Independence and the separation from the mother country. Soon after the close of the war the main features of the old colonial legislation on settlement and relief of the poor were re-enacted, with some modifications of the general administrative system characteristic of the new order of things. Conditions of residence, of notification, and of certificates of settlement were not changed. The act of 17841 further directs that in those parishes composed of several towns, boroughs, manors or precincts the poor be portioned out among the respective localities in an equitable manner. The offices of church-wardens and vestrymen in the city of New York, and in Queens, Richmond and Westchester counties, are abolished, and the duty of relieving and settling the poor is made a public function. It is provided that there shall be elected in the...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: March 2012
First published: March 2012
Authors: John Cummings
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 3mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 48
ISBN-13: 978-1-130-18561-4
Barcode: 9781130185614
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LSN: 1-130-18561-3

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