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PASSED JUNE SESSION. 1875. 




CONCORD : 

EDWARD A. JENKS, STATE PRINTER. 

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LAWS 



OF THE 



STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE 



IPJ^SSEID CTTJn^E SESSIOIsr, 1875./ 




CONCORD : 

EDWARD A. JENKS, STATE PRINTER 

1875. 



1 



STATE OFFIOEES. 



PERSON C. CHENEY, Governor. 

BENJAMIN F. PRESCOTT, Secretary of State. 

AI B. THOMPSON, Deputy Secretary of State. 

SOLON A. CARTER, State Treasurer. 

PHIN P. BIXBY, Assistant Treasurer. 

EDWARD A. JENKS, State Printer. 

JOHN W. SANBORN, President of the Senate. 

THOMAS J. SMITH, Clerk of the Senate. 

CHARLES P. SANBORN, Speaker of the House. 

SAMUEL C. CLARK, Clerk of the House. 

ANDREW J. EDGERLY, Adjutant- General. 

JOHN C. PILSBURY, Warden of State Prison. 

OLIVER PILLSBURY, Insurance Commissioner. 

JOHN W. SIMONDS, Superintendent of Public Instruction. 
^ JAMES 0. ADAMS, Secretary of Board of Agriculture. 
^ NATHANIEL BOUTON, State Historian. 
, WILLIAM H. KIMBALL, State Librarian. 

SUPERIOE COURT OF JUDICATURE, 



EDMUND L. CUSHING, Chief Justice. 
WILLIAM S. LADD,) , . ^ . 
ISAAC W.SMITH, ^^^^oczate Justices. 



CIRCUIT COURT, 



WILLIAM L. FOSTER, Chief Justice. 
EDWARD D. RAND, ) . 

CLINTON W. STANLEY,) ^^''"''^^^*^'''^^' 



LEWIS W. CLARK, Attorney -General. 
JOHN M. SHIRLEY, State Reporter. 



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LAWS 



OF THE 



STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE, 



PASSED JUNE SESSION, 1875. 



CHAPTER I. 

AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOE ADDITIONAL TERMS OF THE PROBATE COURT FOR 
THE COUNTY OF IMERRIMACK. 



Section 
1. Terms of probate court ; times and places of 
holding. 



Section 

2. Salaries of judge and register increased. 

3. Act takes efEect on its passage. 



Be it enacted hy the Senate and House of Representatives in General ' 
Court convened: 

Section 1. That in addition to the terms of the probate court Terms of pre- 
fer the county of Merrimack, now required by law to be held, there times and places 
shall be held four terms anmially in the town of Warner, — that is ^^ iioi'^^^s- 
to say, on the second Tuesday of January, April, July, and October 
of each year ; and in the town of Pittsfield there shall be held four 
terms annually, — that is to say, on the second Thursday of March, 
and on the second Tuesday of June, September, and December of 
each year. 

Sec. 2. That the judge of probate for the county of Merrimack, fulge an*d reg- 
and the register of probate for the county of Merrimack, shall each i^ter increased, 
receive one hundred and fifty dollars annually, in addition to their 
present salaries, for holding the additional terms provided for in 
this act. 

Sec. 8. This act shall take effect upon its passage. ^nus'^assS?* 

[Approved June 30, 1875.] 



438 



Chapters II, III. 



[1875. 



CHAPTER II. 



AN ACT I>T AMENDjVIENT OF CHAPTER THIRTY-FIVE OF THE GENERAL STAT- 
UTES, IN RELATION TO WARNING TOVVN-IVIEETINGS. 



Section 
1. Justice of the peace may warn town-meet- 
ing — when. 



Section 
2. Act takes effect on its passage. 



Be it enacted hy the Senate and House of Representatives in General 
Court convened : 



.Justice of the 
peace may warn 
town-meeting — 
when. 



Act takes effect 
on its passage. 



Section 1. That section ten of chapter thirty-five of the General 
Statutes shall be amended so as to read as follows, to wit, — If the 
annual meeting in any town shall not have been holden, if there 
has never been any legal meeting of tlie town, or if, by reason of 
death, removal from the town, disability, or resignation of the 
whole board of selectmen, no member of the board remains in office, 
a justice of the peace, on application of ten voters or of one sixth 
part of the voters of the town, may issue a warrant for such meet- 
ing. 

Sec. 2. Tliis act shall take effect upon its passage. 

[Approved June 30, 1875.] 



CHAPTER III. 

AN ACT IN AMENDMENT OF CHAPTER ONE HUNDRED AND SIXTY-TWO, SECTION 
SECOND, OF THE GENERAL STATUTES, IN RELATION TO THE RECORD OF 
MARRIAGES. 



Section 
1. Retiu'n of marriage of non-residents to be 
made to clerk of town wherein they reside. 



Section 
2. Act takes effect on its passage. 



Be it enacted hy the Senate and House of Representatives in Gf-eneral 
Court convened : 



Return of mar- 
riage of non- 
residents to be 
made to clerk 
of town where- 
in they reside. 



Act takes effect 
on its passage. 



Section 1. Every person before whom any marriage sliall be 
solemnized between parties not resident in the town where the mar- 
riage is solemnized, shall forthwith make return of the record of 
such marriage to the clerk of the town in which the intention of 
marriage of the parties was entered. 

Sec. 2. This act shall take effect on its passage. 

[Approved June 30, 1875.] 



1875.] 



Chapters IV, V. 



439 



CHAPTER IV. 



AN ACT TO PROTECT BLACK BASS, SIVIELTS, AND PICKEREL IN RAND'S POND, 
IN THE TOWN OF GOSHEN, AND IN ALL TRIBUTARIES TO SAID POND. 



Section 

1. Taking of flsh prohibited for five years. 

2. Penalty for taking. 



Section 
3. Act takes effect on its passage. 



Be it enacted hy the Senate and House of Representatives in General 
Court convened : 



Section 1. No person or persons shall take in any manner, nor Taking of fish 
at any season of the year, any fish known as black bass, smelts, or aveyeai^'. 
pickerel from Rand's pond, in Goshen, nor in any of the tributaries 
to said pond, for five years from the passage of this act. 

Sec. 2. Any person convicted of a violation of this act shall be 
fined not less than five dollars, one half of said fine to be received 
by the complainant and the other half to the county. 

Sec. 3. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after 
its passage. 

[Approved June 30, 1875.] 



Penalty for tak- 
ing. 



Act takes effect 
on its passage. 



CHAPTER V. 

AN ACT RELATING TO THE SETTLEMENT OF PAUPERS. 



Section 
1. Towns not liable unless settlement gained 
since 1860. 



Section 

2. Repealing clause. 

3. Act takes effect— when. 



Be it enacted hy the Senate and House of liepj-esentatives in General 
Court convened: 



Section 1. No town shall be liable for the support of any person, Towns not ua- 

unless he, or the person under whom he derives a settlement, shall tiemenrgaf^d 

have wholly gained a settlement therein since the first day of Jan- ^"'''^ ^^^' 
nary, 1860. 

Sec 2. All acts and parts of acts inconsistent with this act are Repealing 

hereby repealed. clause. 

Sec. 3. This act shall take effect upon its passage. Act takes effect 

[Approved June 30, 1875.] 



— when. 



440 



Chapters VI, VII. 



[1875. 



CHAPTER VI. 

AN ACT FOR THE PROTECTION OF MOOSE. 

Section i Section 

1. Killing of moose proMbited : time: pen- 2. Act takes effect — when, 
alty. 1 

Be it enacted hy the Senate and House of Representatives in General 

Court convened : 



Killing of 
moose prohibit- 
ed : time : pen- 
alty. 



Act takes effect 
— when. 



Section 1. No person shall take, kill, or destroy any of the ani- 
mals known as moose, between the first day of February and the 
first day of October of each year, under a penalty of one hundred 
dollars for each offence ; and pi-oof of the sale of the meat of such 
animal shall \)Q prima facie evidence, against the party so selling, of 
such offence. 

Sec. 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage. 

[Approved June 30, 1875.] 



CHAPTER VII. 

AN ACT TO SUPPRESS VAGRANCY. 



Section 

1. Vagrancy — how punished : evidence of of- 

fence. 

2. Town and connty officers may bind to hard 

labor persons convicted of vagi-aucy — 
when. 

3. Poor person, not a resident, applying to be 

sent home, may be bound to labor to earn 
expense of sending. 



Section 

4. Town ill which such poor person has a set- 

tlement liable after notice for expense 
incurred on his account. Relatives lia- 
ble. 

5. County liable when such poor person has 

no legal settlement in state. 

6. Act takes effect on its passage. 



Be it enacted hy the Senate and House of Representatives in Creneral 
Court convened : 



Vagr ancy~h o w 
punished: evi- 
dence of of- 
fence. 



Town and 
county oflicers 
may bind to 
hard labor per- 
sons convicted 
of vagrancy — 
when. 



Section 1. If any person shall be a public vagrant, beggar, or a 
tramp, or shall go aljout from place to place asking or subsisting upon 
charity, or without visible means of support, he may, upon com- 
plaint Ijefore any justice of the peace or police court, be sentenced 
to hard labor upon any county farm or town farm, or in any house 
of correction or common jail, not exceeding six months. And any 
act of lieggary or vagrancy shall be taken to be evidence of the 
commission of the offences above described. 

Sec. 2. The overseers of the poor of any town or city or the 
commissioners of any county in which any such person shall be 
tried, may, if in their opinion suitable and remunerative labor can- 
not be found for him in the h-ouse of correction or other place to 
which such person may be so sentenced, by their written order 



1875.] 



Chapter VII. 



441 



briefly expressed, bind any person so tried and sentenced to hard 
labor at any other place, or in the service of any person by them 
selected, for a term not exceeding his original sentence, and as a 
substitute therefor, and may compel the performance of such labor 
for the term fixed. 

Sec. 3. If any person, not living in the town or place in which he 
usually lives and has his home, shall apply to any police officer, or 
to the overseers of the poor or the selectmen of any town or city, 
or to the commissioners of any county, setting forth that he is de- 
sirous to return to his home, but is poor and has not the means to 
do so, the said overseers, selectmen, or county commissioners may 
bind such poor person to labor at some suitable place to be by them 
selected, and at such wages or rate of compensation as shall seem 
to them just ; and when, in the opinion of said overseers, select- 
men, or county commissioners, such poor person shall have earned 
a sufficient sum or have labored a sufficient time, they shall, with 
the money so earned and such additions thereto from the treasury 
of the town or county as they may think reasonable, cause such 
poor ]icrson to be returned to his home, whether in this state or 
elsewhere. 

Sec. 4. If any poor person named in the preceding section shall 
appear to have a legal settlement in any town or city of this state, 
the overseers of the poor, or the selectmen of the town or city, or 
the commissioners of the county, in which he shall make applica- 
tion as aforesaid, shall, as soon as possible after said application, give 
notice thereof to the selectmen or overseers of the poor of the town 
in Avhicli such poor person has his legal settlement ; and, unless 
they shall within a reasonable time take charge of such poor person, 
and relieve the town or county in which he is found from all ex- 
penses concerning him, the town or city in which such person has 
his legal settlement shall be liable to i)ay all the expenses attending 
the binding out and return of said poor person to his home, not ex- 
ceeding ten dollars in any one case, in the same manner as towns 
are now liable to pay sums expended for the support or burial of 
any poor persons having a settlement therein ; and if such poor 
person shall have relations, in the line of father or grandfather, 
mother or grandmother, children or grandchildren, of sufficient 
ability, they shall be liable to refund all sums expended as aforesaid. 

Sec. 5. If the poor person making application as aforesaid shall 
not appear to have a settlement in any town in this state, or rela- 
tions of sufficient ability to support him resident in the state or 
having property here, the selectmen or overseers of the poor may 
give notice of his application to the commissioners of their county ; 
and unless the county commissioners shall within a reasonable time 
take charge of such poor person, and relieve the town in which he 
is found of all expenses concerning him, the county shall be liable 
to pay all the expenses attending the binding out and return of such 
poor person to his home, not exceeding twenty dollars in any one 
case. 

Sec. 6. This act shall be in force from its passage. 

[Approved June 30, 1875.] 



Poor person, 
not a resident, 
applying to be 
sent home, may 
be bound to la- 
bor to earn ex- 
pense of send- 
ing. 



Town in which 
such poor per- 
son has a settle- 
ment liable af- 
ter notice, for 
expense incur- 
red on his ac- 
count. 



Relatives lia- 
ble. 



County liable 
when such poor 
person has no 
legal settlement 
in state. 



Act takes effect 
on its passage. 



442 



Chapter YIII. 



[1876. 



CHAPTER VIII. 

AN ACT TO PREVENT INCOMPETENT PERSONS FROM CONDUCTING THE BUSI- 
NESS OF DRUGGISTS AND APOTHECARIES IN THIS STATE. 



SECTIOIs 

1. Druggists required to procure a certificate 

of competency. 

2. Commission to be appointed : term of of- 

fice and duties. 

3. Registry to be kept at the office of secre- 

tary of state : wliat to contain. 



Section 

4. Fees of commissioners. 

5. Registered pliarmacists may keep spirituous 

liquors. 

6. Penalty forviolating act. 

7. Not to apply to physicians. 

8. Act takes effect on its passage. 



Be it enacted hy the Senate and House of Representatives in General 
Court convened : 



Druggists re- 
quired to pro- 
cure a certili- 
cat3 of compe- 
tency. 



Commission to 
be appointed: 
term of office 
and duties. 



Registry to be 
kept at the of- 
fice of secre- 
tary of state: 
what to contain. 



Section 1. That hereafter no person shall conduct or keep a shop 
of any kind in this state for the purpose of retailing drugs, medi- 
cines, or such chemicals as are used in compounding medicines, or 
engage in the business of compounding and putting up prescriptions 
of physicians, and sending medicines, either as proprietor, agent, or 
assistant, without having first obtained a certificate of qualification 
and competency for sucli business from the commissioners to be 
appointed under the provisions of this act : provided, it shall be 
lawful for any person to sell proprietary medicines. 

Sec. 2. The governor, with advice of the council, shall forthwith 
appoint three persons competent to perform the duties herein im- 
posed upon them, who shall be styled the " Commission of Phar- 
macy and Practical Chemistry," one of whom shall hold his office 
one year, one two years, and the third three years, and each until 
his successor is appointed and qualified ; and at or before the expi- 
ration of the term of office of each person so appointed, the gov- 
ernor, in like manner, shall appoint a like person to said office, who 
shall hold his office for three years, or until his successor is appoint- 
ed and qualified. In case a vacancy in said commission shall occur 
at any time from any cause, the governor with advice of the coun- 
cil shall appoint a competent person to fill said vacancy for the un- 
expired part of the term of office of the person causing such vacancy. 
Before entering upon the duties of his office, each commissioner 
shall be sworn to faithfully and impartially discharge the duties of 
his office, and a record thereof shall be made on his commission. 
It shall be the duty of the commissioners appointed, as aforesaid, 
to examine all persons who shall desire to engage in the business of 
apothecaries and druggists, and, if found skilled and learned in 
pharmacy, they shall give such persons certificates, signed by at 
least two of said commissioners, and shall state therein that the 
person to whom the same is issued is a skilled pharmacist, and au- 
thorized to engage in the business of an apothecary and druggist. 

Sec. 3. The said commissioners shall procure and keep a suitable 
book at the office of the secretary of state, at Concord, N. H., 
wherein they shall register the names and places of residence of all 
persons to whom they shall issue said certificates after an examina- 



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Chapter VIII. 



443 



tion, and the date thereof, names and places of residence of all per- 
sons engaged in conducting the business of apothecaries for them- 
selves and others in this state, six months previous to the passage 
of this act, upon application therefor ; and it shall be the duty of all 
such persons engaged as aforesaid to furnish the commissioners of 
registration satisfactory evidence that they are engaged in such 
business, within sixty days after they shall have been notified by a 
circular letter from the commissioners of the time and place of reg- 
istration ; and said commissioners shall hold at least three sessions, 
within said sixty days, for registration of such as have been en- 
gaged in the business as aforesaid. In case of failure or neglect to 
be registered by any person or persons so engaged in said business 
within the said sixty days, such person or persons shall thereafter 
procure a certificate by examination. Said book, wherein the regis- 
tration is made as aforesaid, shall be at all reasonable times open 
to the examination of all persons. 

Sec. 4. Said commissioners shall be entitled to demand and re- 
ceive from every applicant for examination, to whom a certificate 
shall be granted as aforesaid, the sum of five dollars ; and for the 
notice and registration of each person now engaged in the business 
of an apothecary, the sum of two dollars ; and the money so re- 
ceived shall be in full payment for the services and expenses of said 
commissioners. 

Sec. 5. All pharmacists that shall hereafter be registered accord- 
ing to the provisions of this act are hereby authorized to keep spir- 
ituous liquors for compounding their medicines. 

Sec. 6. If any person shall engage in the business of retailing 
and vending, directly or indirectly, drugs, medicines, and chemicals, 
and in dispensing medicines and compounding physicians' prescrip- 
tions, contrary to the provisions of this act, every such person shall 
be liable to a fine not exceeding fifty dollars for each and every 
week such person shall continue in said business without being regis- 
tered as provided by this act, which fine may be recovered by an 
action of debt for the use of any person who shall sue therefore, or 
by an indictment. 

Sec. 7. The provisions of this act shall not be so construed as to 
apply to physicians compounding and putting up their own pre- 
scriptions. 

Sec. 8. This act shall take effect from and after its passage. 

[Approved July 1, 1875.] 



Fees of com- 
missioners. 



Kegistered 
pharmacists 
may keep spir- 
ituous liquors. 

Penalty for vio- 
lating act. 



Not to apply to 
physicians. 



Act takes effect 
on its passage. 



444 



Chapters IX, X. 



[1875. 



CHAPTER IX. 



AN ACT IN AMENDMENT OF CHAPTER ONE HUNDRED AND NINETY-SEVEN OF 
THE GENERAL STATUTES, IN RELATION TO THE POWERS OF SHERIFFS 
CORONERS, AND CONSTABLES. 



Section 
1. Power of constables in service of writs, 
etc., limited. 



Section 
2. Act takes eifect — when: repealing clause. 



Be it enacted hy the Senate and House of Me^yi'esentatives in General 
Court convened : 



Power of con- 
stables ill ser- 
vice of writs, 
etc., limited. 



Act takes ef 
feet wben : 
pealing clause 



re- 



Section 1. Constables shall serve and return writs, and other 
civil precepts to them directed, wherein the amount demanded in 
damages does not exceed thirteen dollars and thirty-three cents, and 
no others, and shall have similar powers and be subject to similar 
liabilities in relation thereto as sheriffs. 

Sec. 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after 
its passage, and all acts and parts of acts inconsistent with this act 
are hereby repealed. 

[Approved July 1, 1875.] 



V 



CHAPTER X. 



AN ACT IN AMENDMENT OF CHAPTER FIFTY-TWO OF THE PAMPHLET LAWS, 
PASSED JUNE SESSION, 1874, ENTITLED "AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE 
ENUINIERATION OF CHILDREN IN CITIES AND TOWNS." 



Section 
1. Enumeration of cliildren to be made— 
when — ^by whom. 



Section 

2. Repealing. 

3. Act takes efEect on its passage. 



Be it enacted hy the Senate and House of Ilejjresejitatives in General 
Court convened: 



Enumeration of 
cliildren to be 
made — when — 
by whom. 



Repealing. 

Act takes effect 
on its passage. 



Section 1. The selectmen of each town and the assessors of each 
city shall annually, in the month of April, make an enumeration of 
the children of each sex, between the ages of five and fifteen, in 
their resective towns and cities, and shall make a report of such 
enumeration to the superintending school committee of their respec- 
tive towns and cities within fifteen days after the completion of each 
enumeration. 

Sec. 2. Section 1 of said chapter 52 is hereby repealed. 

Sec. 3. This act shall take effect on and after its passage. 

[Approved July 2, 1875.] 



1875.] 



Chapters XI, XII. 



445 



CHAPTER XI. 

AN ACT RELATING TO THE PAYMENT OP THE COTTPONS OF CERTAIN BONDS OF 
THE STATE BELONGING TO THE TOWN OF EATON. 

Preamble. Sectiok 1. State treasurer to pay amount of lost coupons. 

Whereas, the coupons for the interest due in January and July, Preamble. 
A. D. 1875, upon certain bonds of this state belonging to the 
town of Eaton, and amounting to one hundred and fifty-nine dol- 
lars, have been accidentally lost : 

Be it enacted hy the Senate and House of Representatives in Greneral 

Court convened: 

Section 1. That the treasurer of the state be authorized to pay f^^^^jy^^'^^^^ 
to the town of Eaton the amount of said coupons, upon the receipt of lost coupons. 
of satisfactory security to refund the amount thereof, with all costs, 
interest, and charges, in case said coupons shall hereafter be pre- 
sented or said interest claimed by any person lawfully entitled 
thereto. 

[Approved July 2, 1875.] 



CHAPTER Xn. 

AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR THE ASSESSMENT AND COLLECTION OF A STATE TAX 



State tax of four hundred thousand dollars authorized for 1876. 

Be it enacted hy the Senate and House of Representatives in General 
Court convened : 

Section 1. The sum of four hundred thousand dollars shall be f*'^*/i,*f,fXd 
raised for the use of the state, and shall be assessed, collected, and t^^e^^^^^^f^'i^^^j^^g^ 
paid into the treasury on or before the first day of December, in the fo/isre. 
year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy-six ; and 
the state treasurer is hereby directed seasonably to issue his war- 
rant to the selectmen of the several town and places and to the 
assessors of the several cities in this state, according to the appor- 
tionment of public taxes made June session, one thousand eight 
hundred and seventy-two ; and the selectmen of such towns and 
places, and the assessors of such cities, are hereby required to assess 
the sums specified in said warrant, and cause the same to be paid 
to said treasurer on or before the first day of December, in the year 
of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy-six ; and the 
state treasurer is hereby authorized to issue his extents for all the 
taxes which shall then remain unpaid. 
[Approved July 2, 1875.] 



446 



Chapters XIII, XIV. 



[1875. 



CHAPTER XIII. 

AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF GORHAM TO EXEMPT THE AI.PINE HOUSE 
PROPERTY FROM TAXATION FOR A LIMITED TIME. 

Gorham may exempt Alpine House from taxation. 

Be it enacted hy the Senate and House of Representatives in General 
Court convened: 



Gorham may 
exempt Alpine 
House from 
taxation. 



Section 1. The town of Gorham may, by vote passed at any 
meeting lawfully notified and holden for the purpose, exempt the 
Alpine House lands, together with a hotel and buildings appurte- 
nant thereto to be erected thereon, from taxation, for such time, not 
exceeding ten years, and upon such terms, as the town may think 
proper. 

[Approved July 2, 1875.] 



CHAPTER XIY. 

AN ACT IN AMENDMENT OF CHAPTER TWO HUNDRED AND FIFTY-ONE OF THE 
GENERAL STATUTES RELATING TO THE TAKING OF SMELTS IN THE PIS- 
CATAQUA RIVER AND IN THE GREAT BAY, AND THEIR TRIBUTARIES. 



Section 
1. Fish not to be taken with net, etc. : penalty 
for violation. 



Section 
2. Repealing. 



Be it enacted hy the Senate and Souse of Representatives in General 
Court convened : 



Fish not to be 
taken with net, 
etc.: penalty for 
violation. 



Repealing. 



Section 1. No person shall take, catch, or kill any of tlie fish 
called smelts in the Piscataqua river or in the Great Bay, or in any 
of their waters or tributaries, with any net, seine, weir, or other 
instrument or contrivance whereby great numbers of said fish may 
be taken or destroyed at the same time, under penalty of a fine not 
exceeding one hundred dollars for each offence, one half of which 
fine shall be paid to the person who will first give information to 
the solicitor of the county, or prosecute therefor. 

Sec. 2. So much of the ninth section of chapter two hundred 
and fifty-one of the General Statutes as relates to smelts is hereby 
repealed. 

[Approved July 2, 1875.] 



1875.] 



Chapters XY, XYI. 



447 



CHAPTER XV. 



AN ACT TO EXEMPT FTIOM TAXATION MONEY LOANED TOWNS BY INDIVID- 
UALS RESIDING IN THE TOWNS WHERE THE SAME IS LOANED. 

Section | Section 

1. Money loaned to towns may be exempted 2. Act takes effect from its passage, 
from taxation. 1 

Be it enacted hy the Senate and House of Representatives in General 
Court convened: 



Section 1. Any town in this state, at any legal meeting holden 
therein, may, Ijy a majority of the legal voters present and voting 
at said meeting, anthorize their selectmen to hire money of individ- 
uals living in the town, at a rate of interest not exceeding five per 
cent, per annum, exempting all moneys thus loaned from taxation. 

Sec. 2. This act shall take effect irom its passage. 

[Approved July 2, 1875.J 



Money loaned 
to towns may 
1>e exempted 
from taxation. 



Act takes ef- 
fect from its 
passage. 



CHAPTER XYI. 

AN ACT FOR THE PROTECTION OE FISH IN COBLEIGH'S POND IN NORTH- 
UMBERLAND, AND ITS TRIBUTARIES. 

Section | Section 

1. All fishing iu Cobleigli's pond, etc., pro- 2. Owners of laud may take fish, 
hibited: penalty. I 3. Act takes effect on its passage. 

Be it enacted hy the Senate and House of Representatives in General 
Court convened: 



Section 1. That all jDersons are hereby prohibited from taking 
any fish from Cobleigli's pond in Nothumberland, and its tributa- 
ries ; and any person violating the provisions of this act shall be 
liable to a fine of five dollars for each and every fish taken there- 
from. 

Sec. 2. Nothing in this act shall be construed to prevent those 
who are owners of land around said pond from cultivating and tak- 
ing fish from the same in any manner and at any time most con- 
venient. 

Sec. 3. This act shall take effect upon its passage. 

[Approved July 2, 1875.] 



All fishing in 
Cobleigh's 
pond etc., pro- 
hibited: pen- 
alty. 



Owners of laad 
may take fish. 



Act takes effect 
on its passage. 



448 



Chapter XVII. 



[1875. 



CHAPTER XYII. 

AN ACT IN AMENDMENT OF SECTIONS TWENTY-ONE AND TWENTY-TWO, CHAP- 
TER TWO HUNDRED AND FIFTY-ONE OF THE GENERAL STATUTES, IN RE. 
LATION TO FISH-WAYS. 



Sectiox 

1. Commissioners to give notice that fish-ways. 

are necessary. 
2. Owners of dams allowed six months to 

build fish-ways. 



Sectiost 

3. Time changed for taking shad or salmon. ' 

4. Repealing clause : act takes effect — when. 



Be it enacted hy the Senate and House of Representatives in General 
Court convened : 



Commissioners 
to give notice 
that fish-ways 
are necessary. 



Owners of 
dams allowed 
six months to 
build fish-ways. 



Time changed 
for taking shad 
or salmon. 



Repealing 
clause: act 
takes effect- 
when. 



Section 1. That section 21 of chapter 251 be amended by adding 
after the word " commenced" the following, viz., " nor until the 
commissioners on fisheries for this state shall have given notice in 
writing to the owners or lessees of dams on said rivers and their 
tributaries that in their opinion the public good requires the estab- 
lishment and immediate building of suitable fish-ways." 

Sec. 2. The owners of dams shall be allowed six months from 
the date of the notice of the commissioners on fisheries in which 
to erect and complete such fish-ways, before they shall be liable to 
any fine or action for neglect to build or keep open such fish-ways. 

Sec. 3. That section 22 of said chapter 251 be amended by strik- 
ing out the figures 1867, and inserting in their stead the figures 
1875. 

Sec. 4. All acts and parts of acts inconsistent with this act are 
hereby repealed ; and this act shall take effect on its passage. 

[Approved July 2, 1875.] 



1875.] 



Chapter XVIII. 



449 



CHAPTER XVIII. 



AN ACT TO REGULATE THE PRACTICE OF MEDICINE AND SURGERY IN THE 
STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE. 



Section 

1. Board of censors — how appointed : tenure 

of office : duties. 

2. Physicians, surgeons, etc., required to oh- 

taiu certificate of qualification : form of 
certificate. 

3. County clerks to register certificates. 

4. Penalty for neglect to record certificate — 

and for practising if not recorded. 

5. Censors to notify practitioners, and require 

them to conply witli tliis act. 
C. Non-residents required to obtain certifi- 
cates before practising in this state. 



Section 

7. Certificates to be issued to persons holding 

diplomas or other evidence of qualifica- 
tion: valid tliroughout the state : maybe 
revoked for cause. 

8. Misdemeanor to practise without certifi- 

cate: penalty. 

9. Collection of fees for services of person 

not licensed, not to be enforced in courts. 

10. Not applicable to dentists nor certain phy- 

sicians. 

11. Act takes effect on its passage. 



Be it enacted hy the Senate and Souse of Representatives in General 
Court convened: 



Section 1. Each and every medical society, organized under a 
cliarter from the legislature of the state of New Hampshire, shall 
at each annual session thereof elect a board of censors, consisting: 
of not less than three members, who shall hold their office till others 
are elected ; which board shall have authority to examine and 
license practitioners of medicine, surgery, and midwifery, as pro- 
vided in subsequent sections of this act. 

Sec. 2. Every practitioner of medicine, surgery, or midwifery, in- 
cluding all persons who by sign or advertisement, or by any means 
whatever, offer their services to the public as practitioners of either 
medicine, surgery, or midwifery, or who by such sign or advertise- 
ment assume the title of doctor, shall be required to obtain a certifi- 
cate of some one of the chartered medical societies of the state — 
either from a county, district (embracing more than a county), or 
state society, — which certificate shall set forth that said censors 
have found the person to whom it is given qualified to practise all 
the branches of medical art mentioned in it ; and the certificate 
shall be substantially in the following form : 



Board of cen- 
sors—how ap- 
pointed: ten- 
ure of ofiice : 
duties. 



Physicians, sur- 
geons, etc., re- 
quired to ob- 
tain certificate 
of qualifica- 
tion: form of 
certificate. 



CERTIFICATE. 



No. state of New Hampshire, county of 
certify that the undersigned. Board of Censors, 

in the county of and state of 

following branches of the medical profession : 



. This may 

have found of 

qualified in the 



and therefore license him to practise said branches within the state 
of New Hampshire. 

) Board of Censors 

of 
) Medical Society. 
2 



450 



Chapter XVIII. 



[1875. 



County clQi-ks 
to register cer- 
tilicatas. 



Penalty for 
neglect to re- 
cord certili- 
cate — and for 
practising if 
not recorded. 



Censors to noti- 
fy practitioners, 
and require 
them to comply 
■with this act. 



Non-residents 
required to ob- 
tain certificates 
hefore practis- 
ing in this state. 



Certificates to 
be issued to per- 
sons holding 
diplomas or 
other evidence 
of qualifica- 
tion: valid 
throughout the 
state: may be 
revoked for 
cause . 



Ji[isdc)neauor 
to jiractise 
witiiout certifi- 
cate: penalty. 



Collection of 
fees for servi- 
ces of person 
not licensed, 
not to 1)6 en- 
forced in 
courts. 



Sec. 3. Such certificate shall be recorded in a book proridcd and 
kept for the purpose by the county clerk of each county in tlie state, 
which book shall bear the title and inscription and shall be styled 
the Medical Register of County, and the fee for record- 

ing the same shall be twenty-five cents. 

Sec. 4. Any person to whom a certificate is issued by a board of 
censors, as herein provided, shall cause the same to be recorded in 
the medical register of the county in which he actually resides, if a 
resident of the state ; if not a resident of the state, in the county 
where he obtains such certihcatc ; and for failure or neglect to re- 
cord the same witliin tliirty days after its issue, the person so neg- 
lecting shall be liable to a line of twenty-five dollars ; and any per- 
son who shall practise medicine, surgery, or midwifery in this state, 
or who shall sign a certificate of death for purposes of burial or 
removal, whose aforesaid certificate is not recorded in the manner 
aforesaid, shall be liable to the same penalties provided in section 
eight of this act for the punishment of persons who shall practise 
without a certificate. 

Sec. 5. The censors of each medical society aforesaid shall in 
their discretion notify all practitioners of medicine, surgery, or mid- 
wifery in this state, of tlie terms and requirements of this act, and 
shall require such persons so notified to comply therewith within 
tliirty days after such notification, or within such further time as 
may be allowed by special permission of such censors, not exceed- 
ing ninety days. 

Sec. 6. Any person not a resident of this state shall be required 
to obtain a certificate from some board of censors in this state, and 
cause the same to be recorded as herein provided before he shall be 
permitted to practise the medical art within this state. 

Sec. 7. Each board of censors shall issue certificates without fee 
to all physicians and surgeons who furnish evidence by diploma from 
some medical college or university, or by certificate of examination 
by some authorized board, which shall, after due investigation, sat- 
isfy said censors that the person so presenting such credentials has 
been, after due examination l)y a legally authorized board, deemed 
properly and adequately qualified to practise the branches mentioned 
in such diploma or certificate. Any certificate issued by any board 
of censors as herein provided shall be valid throughout the state 
after being duly registered. Said censors shall also have power to 
revoke or annul any certificate, if in their judgment the person hold- 
ing it has obtained it fraudulently, or has, by crime or misdemeanor, 
whereof such person shall have been duly convicted, forfeited all 
right to public confidence. 

Sec. 8. It is hereby declared a misdemeanor for any person to 
practise medicine, surgery, or midwifery in this state, unless author- 
ized so to do by a certificate as herein provided. And any person 
found guilty of such misdemeanor shall for the first offence be fined 
not less than fifty nor more than two hundred dollars ; for any sub- 
sequent offence not less than two hundred nor more than five hun- 
dred dollars ; which fine may be recovered by an action of debt for 
the use of any person who shall sue therefor, or by an indictment. 

Sec. 9. No person practising either of the branches of medicine, 
surgery, or midwifery within this state, without a certificate as pro- 



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Chapter XIX. 



451 



vidcd ill this act, shall be permitted to enforce, in any of the courts 
of this state, the collection of any fee or compensation for any ser- 
vices rendered, or medicine or material of any kind furnished, in the 
practise of any of tlie branches not mentioned in such certificate. 

Sec. 10. This act shall not be so construed as to apply to the prac- 
tise of dentistry, nor to those practitioners of medicine who have 
resided five years in the town or city of their present residence. 

Sec. 11. This act shall take effect from its passage. 

[Approved July 2, 1875.] 



Not applicable 
to dentists nor 
certain physi- 
cians. 

Act takes effect 
on its passage. 



CHAPTER XIX. 

AN ACT IN AMENDMENT OF CHAPTER ONE HUNDRED AND SEVEN OF THE 
GENERAL STATUTES, IN RELATION TO LIMITED PARTNERSHIPS. 



Section 

1. Repealing. 

2. Special partners postponed to other cred- 

itors. 



Section 
3. Act takes effect on its passage. 



Be it enacted hy the Senate and House of Representatives in General 
Court cotivened: 



Section 1. Section twelve of the one hundred and seventh chai> Repealing, 
ter of the General Statutes, in relation to limited partnerships, is 
hereby repealed, and the following section is enacted instead thereof : 

Sec. 2. In case of the insolvency or bankruptcy of the partner- 
ship, no special partner shall he allowed to claim as a creditor for 
any part of the capital contributed by him until the claims of all the 
other creditors of the partnership shall be satisfied. 

Sec. 3. This act shall take effect from and after its passage. 

[Approved July 3, 1875.] 



Special part- 
ners postponed 
to other cred- 
itors. 



Act takes effect 
on its passage. 



452 



Chapters XX, XXI. 



[1875. 



CHAPTER XX. 

AN ACT IN AMENDMENT OF SECTION TWELVE, CHAPTER ONE HUNDRED AND 
TWENTY-FIVE OF THE GENERAL STATUTES, RELATING TO LIENS OF ME- 
CHANICS AND OTHERS, AND OF SECTION THIRTY-EIGHT OF CHAPTER ONE 
OF THE PAMPHLET LAWS OF 1868, IN A3IENDMENT THEREOF. 

Section I Section 

1. Builders' lien to continue for ninety days. | 2. Repealing clause : act takes effect— when. 

Be it enacted hy the Senate and House of Representatives in General 
Court convened : 



Builders' lien 
to continue for 
ninety days. 



Repealing 
clause: act 
takes effect 
when. 



Section 1. Such lien shall continue for the term of ninety days 
after such labor performed or materials provided unless payment 
is previously made, and may be secured by attachment of such build- 
ing and land, the return distinctly expressing that purpose. 

Sec. 2. All acts and parts of acts inconsistent with the provi- 
sions of this act are hereby repealed, and this act shall take effect 
from its passage. 

[Approved July 3, 1875.] 



CHAPTER XXI. 



AN ACT TO REPEAL AN ACT ENTITLED AN ACT AUTHORIZING TOWNS TO REIM- 
BURSE THEIR CITIZENS IN CERTAIN CASES. 



Section 
1. Chapter sixty, laws of 1874, repealed. 



Section 
, 2. Act takes effect on its passage. 



Be it enacted ly the Senate and House of Representatives in General 
Court convened : 



Chapter sixty, 
laws of 1874, re- 
pealed. 

Act takes effect 
on its passage. 



Section 1. That the act passed June session, 1874, entitled An 
act authorizing towns to reimburse their citizens in certain cases, 
be and the same is hereby repealed. 

Sec. 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage. 

[Approved July 3, 1875.] 



1875.] 



Chapters XXII, XXIII. 



453 



CHAPTER XXII. 



AN ACT PROVIDING FOR AN ADDITIONAL TERM OF PROBATE COURT IN THE 

COUNTY OF COOS. 



Section 
I. Term to be held at Gorham: salaries of 
judge and register. 



Section 
2. Act takes effect on its passage. 



Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General 
Court convened: 



Section 1. That in addition to the terms of the probate court Term to be held 



for the county of Coos now required by law to be held, there shall 
be held one term annually at Gorham in said county, on the first 
Tuesday of October of each year ; and the salary of the judge and 
register shall be increased fifty dollars. 

Sec. 2. This act shall take effect from and after its passage. 

[Approved July 3, 1875.] 



at Gorham : 
salaries of 
judge and reg- 
ister. 



Act takes effect 
on its passage. 



CHAPTER XXIII. 



AN ACT FOR THE BETTER PROTECTION OF PUBLIC ASSEMBLIES. 



Section 

1. Doors to public assembly rooms to open 

outwards. 

2. Penalty for non-compliance. 



Section 
3. Act takes effect from its joassage : repealing 
clause. 



Be it enacted hy the Senate and House of Representatives in General 
Court convened: 



Section 1. The outer doors, and doors of all passages leading 
outwards, of all churches, school-houses, depots, public halls, and 
buildings to be used for public purposes, hereafter constructed, shall 
open outwards. 

Sec 2. If any person shall neglect to bomply with the provi- 
sions of section first of this act, he shall pay a fine not exceeding 
five hundred dollars for the benefit of the county where such build- 
ing is located, to be recovered by indictment. 

Sec 3. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after 
its passage ; and all acts and parts of acts inconsistent with this act 
are hereby repealed. 

[Approved July 3, 1875.] 



Doors to public 
assembly rooms 
to open out- 
wards. 



Penaltyf or non- 
compliance. 



Act takes effect 
from its pass- 
age: repealing 
clause. 



454 



Chapters XXIV, XXV. 



[1875. 



CHAPTER XXIV, 

AN ACT IN AMENDMENT OF " AN ACT IN RELATION TO THE TRIAL OF CAUSES," 
APPROVED JUNE 28, 1873. 



Section 
1. Court may employ stenograplier at law 
term. 



Section 
2. Act takes effect on its passage. 



Be it enacted hy the Senate and House of Representatives in General 
Court convened : 



pioy'stenog-'"'' SECTION 1. The provisioiis of the act to which this is an amend- 

rapher at law meiit shall apply to the law term. 

Acuakes effect ^^^- 2- This^act shall take effect on its passage. 

ou its passage. " ' --- ~ ^ 



[Approved July 3, 1875.] 



CHAPTER XXV. 



AN ACT TO REPEAL SO MUCH OP CHAPTER SEVENTY, PAMPHLET LAWS OF 
1874, GIVING ADDITIONAL POWERS TO THE FISH COMIVUSSIONERS, &C., AS 
RELATES TO THE REGISTRATION OF BOATS. 

Section i Section 

1. Repeals section requiring boats to be reg- 2. Act takes effect from its passage, 
istered, etc. | 

Be it enacted hy the Senate and House of Representatives in General 
Court convened: 



Repeals section 
requiring boats 
to be register- 
ed, etc. 

Act takes effect 
from its pas- 
sage. 



Section 1. That sections three and five of chapter seventy of the 
Pamphlet Laws of 1874 be and the same hereby are repealed. 
Sec. 2. This act shall take effect from and after its passage, 
[Approved July 3, 1875.] 



1875.] 



Chapters XXVI, XXVIL 



455 



CHAPTER XXVI. 

AN ACT IN RELATION TO TUITION IN THE STATE NORMAL SCHOOL. 



V- 



Section 

1. Tuition free to all pupils coiulitionally. 

2. Trustees to make arrangements for carry- 

ing out the provisions of this act. 



Section 
3. Act takes effect on its passage. 



Be it enacted hy the Senate and House of Representatives in General 
Court convened : 

Section 1. Tuition and graduation in the State Normal School 
shall be free to all those completing cither or both of its prescribed 
courses of study, upon condition they shall, in consideration thereof, 
agree to teach in the schools of this state for a period equal the 
time of said course or courses of study so completed. 

Sec. 2. Tlie trustees of said school shall make such provisions 
for the making, entering into, and carrying out suitable and proper 
contracts or agreements with those desiring free tuition, as shall 
carry out the provisions of this act. 

Sec. o. This act shall take effect from its passage. 

[Approved July 8, 1875.] 



Tuition free to 
all pu]iils cou- 
ditioually. 



Trustees to 
make arrauge- 
ineuts for car- 
rying out the 
provisions of 
this act. 

Act takes effect 
on its passage. 



CHAPTER XXVIL 

AN ACT TO RAISE THE BOUKTY ON BEARS. 

Section i Section 

1. Ten dollars to he paid for each bear killed. 2. Repealing clause : act takes effect on its 

I passage. 

Be it enacted hy the Senate and House of Representatives in General 
Court convened : 



Section 1. Any person killing or causing to be killed any animal 
or animals called the bear, shall receive the sum of ten dollars as 
bounty for each bear killed or destroyed, on application, and after 
satisfactory evidence has been produced to the selectmen of the 
town in which said bear or bears were killed ; and the selectmen of 
any town presenting a statement, signed and sworn to by two or 
more of said selectmen, showing the number of bears so killed upon 
which bounties have been paid, and the names of persons to whom 
paid, to the state treasurer, may receive the sum so paid from the 
state treasurer. 

Sec. 2. All acts and parts of acts inconsistent with the provisions 
of this act are hereby repealed, and this act shall take effect from 
and after its passage. 

[Approved July 3, 1875.] 



Ten dollars to 
be paid for each 
bear killed. 



Repealing 
clause : act 
takes effect on 
its passage. 



456 



Chaptees XXYIII, XXIX. 



[1875. 



CHAPTER XXVIII. 



AN ACT FOR THE BETTER PROTECTION OF CERTAIN BIRDS, THEIR EGGS, AND 

YOUNG. 



Section 
1. Taking and killing birds prohibited: 
alty. 



pen- 



Section 

2. Repealing. 

3. Act takes effect on its passage. 



Be it enacted hy the Senate and House of Representatives in General 
Court convened : 



Taking and 
killing birds 
prohibited : 
penalty. 



Repealing 



Act takes effect 
on its passage. 



ISection 1. That if any person shall, at any season of the year, 
take, kill, or destroy any of the birds called robins, thrushes, larks, 
blue-birds, sparrows, finclies, buntings, martins, linnets, orioles, 
swallows, fly-catchers, warblers, tanagers, bobolinks, vireos, nut- 
hatchers, creepers, woodpeckers, humming-birds, or any other of 
the song birds or insectivorous birds ; or shall take from the nest 
or destroy tlie eggs or young of any such birds, — or of yellow-birds, 
snipes, woodcocks, rails, yellow-legs or sand-pipers, partridges, 
grouse, quail, and wild pigeons, — he shall be fined five dollars for 
each offence. 

Sec. 2. Section five of chapter thirty-eight of the Laws of June 
session, one thousand eight hundred and seventy-four, and section 
one of chapter sixteen of the Laws of June session, one thousand 
eight liundred and seventy-three, are hereby repealed. 

Sec. 3. This act shall take effect from its passage. 

[Approved July 3, 1875.] 



CHAPTER XXIX. 



AN ACT TO PRESERVE THE REPORTS OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS. 



Section- 
1. Commissioners to send copies of reports 
to secretary of state. 



Section 
2. Reports to be bound : how disposed of. 



JBe it enacted hy the Senate and House of Representatives in General 
Court convened : 



Commissioners 
to send copies 
of reports to 
secretary of 
state. 

Reports to be 
bound : how 
disposed of. 



Section 1. That it shall be the duty of the county commissioners 
of the several counties to send to the secretary of state annually 
twenty printed copies of the county reports. 

Sec. 2. The secretary of state shall cause the same to be suitably 
bound, and one copy sent to each board of county commissioners, 
and the other ten volumes deposited in the state library. 

[Approved July 3, 1875.] 



1875.] 



Chapters XXX, XXXI. 



457 



CHAPTER XXX. 

AN ACT IN AMENDMENT OF CHAPTER ONE HUNDRED AND NINETY-SJ^VEN OF 
THE GENERAL STATUTES IN RELATION TO SHERIFFS AND DEPUTY SHERIFFS. 



Section 
1. Sheriffs, constables, etc., not to act aa at- 
torneys. 



Sectiox 

2. Repealing. 

3. Act takes effect on its passage. 



Be it enacted by the Senate and House of liejyi'eseMatives in General 
Court convened : 



Section 1. That no sheriff or deputy sheriff, police officer, con- 
stable, or city marshal, siiall he suffered to appear in any court or 
before any justice as attorney for any party in a suit ; and any writ, 
declaration, plea, complaint and warrant, or other process made by 
a slieriff, deputy sheriff, police officer, constable, or city marshal for 
another person, shall be void. 

Sec. 2. That section twenty-one of the one hundred and ninety- 
seventh chapter of the General Statutes, and all acts and parts of 
acts inconsistent with the provisions of this act, are hereby repealed. 

Sec. 3. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after 
its passage. 

[Approved July 3, 1875.] 



Sheriffs, con- 
stables, etc., 
not to act as at- 
torneys. 



Repealing 



Act takes effect 
on its passage. 



CHAPTER XXXI. 



AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE EAST LINE OF GRAFTON COUNTY. 



Section 

1. Description of line. 

2. Repealing. 



Section 
3. Act takes effect on its passage. 



Be it enacted hy the Senate and House of Representatives in General 
Court convejied : 



Section 1. The east line of Grafton county shall be as follows : Description of 
viz., beginning on the west bank of the Connecticut river at the 
south-westerly corner of Daltoii ; thence on the westerly and south- 
westerly lines of Dalton, Whitefield, Carroll, Nash and Sawyer's 
Location, Crawford's Grant, Hart's Location, and Bartlett, to the 
line of the county of Carroll, at the north-westerly corner of the 
town of Albany ; thence by the westerly line of the county of Car- 
roll to the northerly line of the county of Belknap. 

Sec. 2. All acts and parts of acts inconsistent with this act are Repealing. 
hereby repealed. 

Sec. o. Tills act shall take effect upon its passage. Act takes effect 

[Approved July 3, 1875.] "'' "* ^'^^^^- 



458 



Chapters XXXII, XXXIII. 



[1875. 



CHAPTER XXXII. 

AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION FIFTEEN OF CHAPTER NINETY-SIX OF THE GEN- 
ERAL STATUTES, RELATING TO FIREMEN. 



Sectiox 
1. Pay of firemen increased. 



Section 
2. Act takes effect — when : repealing clause. 



Be it enacted ly the Senate and House of Repi'esentatives in General 
Court convened : 



Pay of firemen 
increased. 



Act takes effect 
— when: re- 
pealing clause. 



Section 1. That section fifteen of chapter ninety-six of the Gen- 
eral Statutes be amended by inserting the words " three dollars" in 
the last line but one thereof after tlie word November, instead of 
the words " one dollar and fifty cents," as it now reads. 

Sec. 2. All acts and parts of acts inconsistent with this act are 
hereby repealed, and this act shall take effect from its passage. 

[Approved July 3, 1875.] 



CHAPTER XXXIII. 

AN ACT IN AMENDMENT OF CHAPTER ONE HUNDRED AND TEN OF THE GEN- 
ERAL STATUTES, RELATING TO WEIGHTS AND MEASURES. 



Section 

1. Duties of sealers of weights and measures. 

2. Fees of sealers: certificate and record of 

examination. 



Section 

3. Penalty for fraudulent use. 

4. Repealing. 

5. Act takes effect on its passage. 



Be it enacted hj the Senate and House of Representatives in General 
Court convened: 



Diities of seal- 
ers of weights 
and measures. 



Fees of sealers : 
certificate and 
record of exam- 
ination. 



Section 1. Section seven of said chapter is hereby repealed, and 
instead thereof shall be inserted the following : " Every sealer of 
weights and measures in any town or city shall once in each year, 
in the month of April, visit and examine every place where scales 
or measures are used for the purchase or sale of any goods or com- 
modities, and shall examine all such scales or measures used for the 
purpose of buying or selling." 

Sec 2. Section eleven of said chapter shall be amended by strik- 
ing out all of said section after the words " ten cents," and insert- 
ing instead thereof the following : " the county sealer shall receive 
ten cents, and the town sealer twenty-five cents, for each and every 
scale-beam, steelyard, or scale, and ten cents for each measure, ex- 
cepting where more than five scales or measures are sealed, the same 
belonging to any one person or firm, in which case the fee shall be 
one half of said sum for each additional measure : all said fees to 



1875.] 



Chapter XXXIY 



459 



be paid by the party or parties wliose scales, weights, or measures 
are so examined, and said sealer shall give to said party or parties 
a certificate of said examination, which shall contain the number 
of scales, weights, or measures sealed by him, and the date thereof ; 
and shall keep a record thereof, which sliall contain a record of the 
number of scales, weights, and measures sealed by him, the parties 
for whom they were examined, and the date thereof, in a boolc pro- 
vided at the expense of the town or coTinty for which such sealer is 
appointed. 

Sec. 3. If any person shall sell or dispose of any goods or mer- penaityfor 
chandise by any scale, scale-beam, steelyard, weight, or measure not ^™'^^"i«"* "^^ 
proved or sealed as aforesaid, or shall fraudulently sell or dispose 
of any commodity by any scale, scale beam, steelyard, weight, or 
measure which has been sealed, but is unjust, he shall be punished 
by a fine of ten dollars for each offence, one half of which shall go 
to the person malving the complaint. 

Sec. 4. Sections ten and thirteen of said chapter, and all acts Repealing. 
and parts of acts inconsistent with the provisions of this act, are 
hereby repealed. 

Sec. 5. This act shall take effect on its passage. 

[Approved July 3, 1875.] 



Act takes effect 
oil its passage. 



CHAPTER XXXIV. 



AN ACT CLASSING HART'S LOCATION, NASH AND SAWYER'S LOCATION, CRAW- 
FORD'S GRANT, CRAWFORD'S PURCHASE, AND ELKINS' GRANT, FOR THE 
PURPOSE OF ELECTING A REPRESENTATIVE. 



Section 

1. Towns classed: place of msetiiig 

2. Repealing. 



Section 
3. Act takes effect on its passage. 



Be it enacted hy the Senate and House of Rep7'esentatives in Gieneral 
Court conveyied : 



Towns classed: 
place of meet- 



Section 1. The towns of Hart's Location, Nash and Sawyer's 
Location, Crawford's Grant, Crawford's Purchase, and Elkins' 
Grant, neither of them having the number of ratable polls required 
by the constitution for a representative to the General Court, are 
hereby classed for the election of a representative, — the meetings 
for the choice of such representative to be holden in Hart's Location. 

Sec. 2. All acts and parts of acts inconsistent with this act are Repealing 
hereby repealed. 

Sec. 2. This act shall take effect on its passage. 

[Approved July 3, 1875.] 



Act takes effect 
on its passage. 



460 



Chapter XXXV. 



[1875. 



CHAPTER XXXy. 



AJf ACT IN AMENDMENT OF AN ACT ENTITLED AN ACT TO ABOLISH THE PRES- 
ENT JUDICIARY SYSTEM AND ESTABLISH A NEW ONE, PASSED JULY 10, A. 
D. 1874. 



Section 

1. Superior court justice disqualified, circuit 

court justice may sit. 

2. Causes may be committed to referees : rules 

regulating reference. 



Section 

3. Proceedings same as now: trial by jury 

reserved to eitlier party. 

4. Repealing clause; act takes effect on. its 

passage. 



Be it enacted hy the Senate and House of Representatives in Greneral 
Court convened : 



Superior court 
justice dis((ual- 
ifled, circuit 
court justice 
may sit. 



Causes may be 
committed to 
referees: rules 
regulating ref- 
erence. 



Proceedings 
same as now : 
trial by jury re- 
served to either 
party. 



Repealing 
clause: act 
talies effect ou 
its passage. 



Section 1. In case of the disqualification of any justice of the 
superior court of judicature to sit in any cause, or in case any jus- 
tice lias tried or heard the cause at a term of the circuit court, any 
justice of the circuit court not disqualified, and who has not heard 
or tried the cause, may sit in the cause in place of the justice of the 
superior court so disqualified. 

Sec. 2. The superior or circuit court, or any justice thereof, may 
commit to one or more referees, to be appointed by such court or 
justice, any cause pending in such court, which may by law be tri- 
able by a jury, or the determination of any question of fact which 
is not by law triable by a jury, or any cause which may require an 
extended examination of accounts, books, or vouchers, or which for 
any reason cannot conveniently be tried in court or by a jury, pro- 
vided the parties shall consent, or it shall be made to appear affirm- 
atively to such court or justice that it is expedient to make such 
reference ; and any of said justices may in vacation, upon applica- 
tion of either party, and after notice to the adverse party for good 
cause shown, appoint a referee or referees in any case. The supe- 
rior court may make such rules, and promulgate the same from 
time to time, as shall seem proper to regulate the practice of refer- 
ring causes and the proceedings before the referees ; but no appeal 
from the decree of a judge of probate allowing or disallowing a will, 
no appeal from a commissioner of insolvency, or from the award of 
railroad or county commissioners, no appeal from a justice of the 
peace or police court, no action of review which has been once actu- 
ally tried, and no cause in which it shall not appear to the court or 
justice that there is to be an actual trial, shall be so referred, against 
the objection of either party. 

Sec. 3. The proceedings by and before referees, and the proceed- 
ings in court upon the report of referees, shall be as now provided 
l)y law : provided, however, that any cause may be committed to 
referees by agreement of the parties, reserving to either party the 
right of trial by jury. 

Sec, 4. So much of the act to which this is in addition as is in- 
consistent herewith is hereby repealed, and this act shall take effect 
and be in force from its passage. 

[Approved July 3, 1875.] 



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Chapter XXXVI. 



461 



CHAPTER XXXVI. 

AN ACT IN RELATION TO SIDEWALKS IN CITIES, AND IN REGARD TO ALLOW- 
ANCE FOR BETTERMENTS IN ASSESSING DAMAGES FOR PROl'ERTY TAKEN IN 
WIDENING, STRAIGHTENING, AND LAYING OUT STREETS AND CONSTRUCT- 
ING SIDEWALKS IN CITIES. 



Section 

1. Tower of mayor and aldermen in the con- 

struction of sidewallis. 

2. Damages: set-ofC. 

3. Abntters to be assessed one half expense of 

construction. 



SkcTIOS 

4. No laying out to be valid until part of ex- 

pense is paid by petitioners. 

5. Owner dissatislied with award may appeal. 

6. Towns may adopt this act. 

7. Act not effective until adopted by city 

councils. 



Be it enacted hy the Senate and House of Representatives in General 
Court convened: 



Section 1. The mayor and aldermen in any city, upon petition, 
may grade and construct sidewalks, and complete any partially con- 
structed, in any city, with or without edgestones as said board shall 
deem expedient, and may cover them with any appropriate material, 
and may widen and straighten any street in any city before and 
preparatory to constructing such sidewalk, upon notice and proceed- 
ings as now required in widening and straightening highways, and 
said notice shall contain a notice that the construction of a sidewalk 
is contemplated after such widening and straightening. 

Sec. 2. In awarding damages to the owners for any land taken 
under the preceding section, and by reason of constructing such 
sidewalks, there shall be allowed by way of set-off the l)enefit, if 
any, to the property of the owner by reason thereof, said award to 
be filed in the office of the clerk of any such city within ten days 
after said award is made. 

Sec. 3. In constructing such sidewalks, said board may assess 
upon the owners of the property abutting on such street, in just 
proportions, not exceeding one half of the expense of constructing 
the same ; and all such assessments shall constitute a lien on such 
abutting land and other property, and shall be committed to and be 
collected by any collector of taxes for said city, and said lien to 
continue until the same are paid. 

Sec. 4. Whenever, upon application to lay out a street or high- 
way in any city, the mayor or aldermen shall consider it expedient, 
they may lay out the same upon the condition that a certain por- 
tion of the expense of laying out and constructing the same shall 
be assumed and paid by private persons particularly interested in 
obtaining such street or highway, which condition shall be fully 
complied with, and the money paid into the city treasury by such 
private parties before the construction of said street or highway 
shall be entered upon, and before any laying out shall be deemed 
valid or binding. 

Sec. 5. Any owner, dissatisfied with any award of damage un- 
der the sections preceding, may file an appeal therefrom in the office 
of the clerk of the circuit court in the county where such land 



Power of mayor 
and aldermea 
in the construc- 
tion of side- 
walks. 



Damages: set- 
off. 



Abutters to be 
assessed one 
half expense of 
construction. 



No laying out 
to be Valid un- 
til part of ex- 
pense is paid 
by petitioners. 



Owner dissatis- 
fied with award 
may appeal. 



462 



Chapter XXXVII. 



[1875. 



Towns may 
adopt this act. 



Act not effec- 
tive until 
adopted by city 
councils. 



taken or sucli sidewalk constructed is situated, at any time within 
twenty-eight days before the return day of the term of said court 
next after the filing of said award in the office of said city clerk ; and 
if said award is not filed in said city clerk's office forty days before 
said return day, then said appeal may be filed in said clerk's office 
of said court at the term of said court next subsequent to the term 
herein before designated ; and upon such appeal, and twenty-eight 
days' notice thereof ]:)y an attested copy of said appeal and of the 
order of notice thereon, the question of damages may be tried by 
a jui-y, or the court, if the parties agree to the latter ; and this act 
shall apply to all cases where there has been no hearing upon a pe- 
tition. 

Sec, 6. Any town, at an annual meeting, after due notice in the 
warrant for the purpose, may adopt this act, and the same shall 
thereafter be in force there ; and the selectmen of such town shall 
have the power and perform the duties above entrusted to the 
mayors and aldermen of cities. 

Sec. 7. This act shall not be in force in any city until adopted by 
concurrent vote of the councils thereof. 

[Approved July 3, 1875.] 



CHAPTER XXXVII. 



AN ACT IN AMENDMENT OF AN ACT ENTITLED "AN ACT TO EQUALIZE THE 
APPRAISAL OF PROPERTY FOR THE ASSESSMENT OF TAXES," PASSED JUKE 

SESSION, 187-1. 



SectioK 

1. Mayor and aldermen may appoint persona 

to appraise property. 

2. Appraiser's oath, penalty, compensation. 
8. Time of making appraisal. 



Section 

4. Not effective until adopted by city council. 

5. Repealing clause: act takes effect on its 

passage. 



Be it enacted hy the Senate and House of Represe7itatives in General 
Court convened : 



Mayor and al- 
dermen may ap- 
point persons to 
appraise prop- 
erty. 



Appraiser's 
oath, penalty, 
compensation. 



Time of making 
appraisal. 



Section 1. In the several cities of the state the mayor and alder- 
men, in the month of August, 1875, and in the same month in 
every fourth year thei-eafter, may appoint three suitable persons, 
who shall perform all the duties incumbent upon the assessors and 
selectmen as provided for in the second section of said " Act to 
equalize the appraisal of property for the assessment of taxes," of 
which this act is an amendment. 

Sec. 2. Such persons shall take and subscribe the same oaths 
and in the same manner, and shall be liable to the same penalties 
and subject to the same laws and receive the same compensation, as 
assessors in the several cities. 

Sec. 3. The time for making the examination and estimate of 
the value of all the real estate in the several cities, as provided in 



1875.] 



Chapter XXXVIII. 



463 



section two of the act of which this is in amendment, sliall Ijc dur- 
ing the months of September and October, 1875, and the same 
months in every fourth year thereafter. 

Skc. 4. The provisions of section one of this act shall take effect 
and be in force in those cities only, which shall adopt the same by 
their city council. 

Sec. 5. All acts and parts of acts inconsistent with this act are Repeaiiu 
hereby repealed, and this act shall take effect on its passage. 

[Approved July 3, 1875.] 



Not effective 
until adopted 
by city council. 



let 
takes effect on 
its passage. 



CHAPTER XXXVIII. 



AN ACT IN RELATION TO FOREIGN INSURANCE COMPANIES, AND SERVICE 01 
niOCESS UPON THEM. 



Section 
1. Legal process affecting foreign insurance 
companies to be served on insurance com- 
inissiouer. 



Section 

2. Duty of commissioner. 

3. Repealing. 



Be it enacted hy the Senate and House of Representatives in General 
Court cjuveried : 



Section 1. No insurance company not of this state, nor its 
agents, shall do business in this state after Marcli 1, 1876, until it 
has filed with the insurance commissioner of this state a written 
stipulation, duly authenticated by the company, agreeing that any 
legal process affecting the company, served on the insurance com- 
missioner for the time being, shall have the same effect as if served 
personally on the company within this state. 

Sec. 2. In all cases when the commissioner is served witli pro- 
cess, it shall be his duty to make a written memorandum of the 
fact, and to forthwith infoi-m the company by letter, mailed by him 
to the principal office of the company in this country, and shall on 
the next subsequent day forward the copy of the process served on 
him to the company sued in a separate envelope. 

Sec. 3. All acts and parts of acts requiring such companies to 
appoint any other attorney in this state shall be and hereby are re- 
pealed on the first day of March, one thousand eight hundred and 
seventy-six, but all other provisions of existing law relating to for- 
eign insurance companies shall be in full force as heretofore. 

[Approved July 3, 1875.] 



Legal process 
affecting foi'- 
eign iusura\ice 
companies to 
be served on in- 
surance com- 
missioner. 



Duty of com- 
missioner. 



Repealing 



4G4 



Chapters XXXIX, XL. 



[1875. 



CHAPTER XXXIX. 

AN ACT TO PROMOTE THE SETTING OUT OF SHADE-TREES. 



Section 

1. Raising of money for setting out shade- 

trees legalized. 

2. Abatement of taxes to persons setting out 

shade-trees. 



Section 
3. Act takes effect on its passage. 



Be it enacted hy the Senate and House of Mepresentatives in Greneral 
Court convened: 



Raising of 
money for 
setting out 
shade-trees 
legalized. 



Abatement of 
taxes to per- 
sons setting out 
shade-trees. 



Act takes effect 
on its passage. 



Section 1. Any city by an ordinance of its city council, or the 
legal voters of any town, school district, or village precinct, at a 
meeting called for that purpose, may raise money, and expend it for 
the setting out and talking care of shade and ornamental trees 
along their streets and liighways, and about their school-houses, 
public buildings, parks, and upon such other public lands as they 
deem proper. 

Sec. 2. The mayor and aldermen of any city, and the selectmen 
of any town, shall, upon application, make such abatement of taxes 
to any person who shall set out and protect shade-trees by any 
street or highway adjoining his land as the said mayor and alder- 
men or selectmen shall deem just and equitable ; and no such abate- 
ment of taxes shall disqualify any person from voting. 

Sec. 3. This act shall take effect from and after its passage. 

[Approved July 3, 1875.] 



CHAPTER XL. 

AN ACT FOR THE PRESERVATION OF HEALTH, AND FOR THE ASSESSMENT OF 
DAMAGES IN CERTAIN CASES. 



Section 

1. Selectmen may authorize construction of 

drains. 

2. Hearuig may be had. 



Section 

3. Assessment and payment of damages. 

4. Repealing. 



Be it enacted hy the Senate and House of Representatives in General 
Court convened: 



Selectmen may 
authorize con- 
struction of 
drains. 



Section 1. That whenever the owner of any property occupied by 
himself or tenant for a homestead shall deem it necessary for the 
preservation of health to drain such premises, and in so doing it 
shall become necessary to enter upon or cross land of another not 
occupied for dwellings, the selectmen, upon petition by- the person 
desiring to construct such drains, may establish, lay out, or author- 



1875.] 



Chapter XLI. 



465 



ize the construction of any drain for which there shall be occasion 
for the accommodation erf the public or the person applying. 

Sec. 2. Unless the selectmen arc clearly of the opinion that the 
petition ought not to be granted, they shall cause notice of a time 
and i)lace of hearing to be given to the petitioner first named, and 
to the owners of the land over or through which such drain may be 
built, fourteen days prior thereto. 

Sec. 3. The damage sustained in the construction of such drains 
shall be assessed in such manner as is now provided by law in all 
cases in which lands are taken for public uses ; and the damages 
so assessed shall be paid or tendered to the owners of the land 
through which the proposed drain shall pass, by the petitioner, before 
he shall enter upon the land to construct the same ; and if said 
damages be not paid or tendered within three months from the time 
of the assessment thereof, the laying out shall be void. 

Sec. 4. All acts and parts of acts inconsistent herewith are here- Repealing, 
by repealed. 

[Approved July 3, 1875.] 



Hearing may 
be had. 



Assessment and 
payment of 
damages. 



CHAPTER XLI. 

AN ACT TO TAX LANDS IN UNINCORPORATED PLACES. 



Section 

1. Special taxation — rate: how assessed and 

collected. 

2. Money thus raised — how expended, 



Section 

3. Siu-plus to state. 

4. Act takes effect on its passage. 



Be it enacted hy the Senate and House of llep7'esentatives in General 
Court convened: 



Section 1. All lands or property, real or personal, in this state, 
not lying in any town, shall be taxed one half of one per cent, on 
the reduced value thereof in addition to the state and county taxes, 
and said tax shall be assessed and collected in the same manner as 
the state tax is assessed and collected, and held by the treasurer of 
this state subject to the control of the house and senate. 

Sec. 2. All roads not in any town, which are for the public good, 
shall be repaired out of the money thus raised, except such roads 
as collect toll of persons or teams going over them. 

Sec. 3. All moneys thus collected and not thus expended may be 
appropriated to defray the just debts of the state. 

Sec. 4. This act shall take effect on its passage. 

[Approved July 3, 1875.] 



Special tax- 
ation— rate : 
how assessed 
and collected. 



Money thus 
raised — how ex- 
pended. 



Svirplus to 

state. 

Act takes effect 
on its passage. 



466 



Chaptees XLII, XLIII. 



[1875. 



CHAPTER XLII. 



AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF GROTON TO SEND A REPRESENATIVE TO 

THE GENERAJL COURT. 



Section 
1. Groton authorized to send a represent- 
ative. 



Section 
2. Act takes effect on its passage. 



Be it etiacted by the Senate and House of Mepi'esentatives in Creneral 
Court convened : 



Section 1. That tlie town of Groton, not having the number of 
ratable polls required by the constitution, be and is hereby author- 
ized to send a representative to the general court. 
Act takes effect Sec. 2. Tliis act shall take effect from its passage. 

[Approved July 3, 1875.] 



Groton au- 
thorized to send 
a represent- 
ative. 



on its passage. 



CHAPTER XLIII. 



AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF BRIDGEWATER TO SEND A REPRESENT- 
ATIVE TO THE GENERAL COURT. 



Section 
1. Bridgewater authorized to send a repre- 
sentative. 



Section 
8. Act takes effect on its passage. 



Be it enacted hy the Senate and House of Representatives in Greneral 
Court convened : 



Bridgewater 
authorized to 
send a repre- 
sentative. 



Act takes effect 
on its passage. 



Section 1. That the town of Bridgewater, not having the number 
of ratable polls required by the constitution for a representative, 
be and hereby is authorized to send a representative to the gen- 
eral court. 

Sec. 2. This act shall take effect from its passage. 

[Approved July 3, 1875.] 



1875.] Chapters XLIV, XLV, XL VI. 467 



CHAPTER XLIY. 

AN ACT TO ENABLE THE TOWN OF DUMJIER TO SEND A REPRESENTATIVE TO 
THE GENERAL COURT. 



Section 
1. Dummer authorized to seud a representa- 
tive. 



Section 
2. Act takes effect ou its passage. 



Be it enacted hy the Senate and House of Representatives in Greneral 
Court coni'ened : 

Section 1. That the town of Dummer, having less than the con- Dummer au- 

stitutional number of ratal)le polls, may send a representative to sendl^^pre- 

the general court until otherwise ordered. seutative. 

Sec. 2. This act shall be in force from its passage. Act takes effect 

[Approved July 3, 1875.] *^" "' i"^^^^^"- 



CHAPTER XLV. 

JOINT RESOLUTION RELATING TO A CONTINGENT FUND FOR THE GOVERNOR. 

Five hundred dollars for coutingent expenses of governor. 

Resolved hj the Senate and House of Repi'esentatives in General Court 
convened : 

That the sum of five hundred dollars be allowed as the contin- rive hundred 

gent fund for the governor, and that he may draw his warrant Hnglntlxpea-' 

therefor, in such sums and at such times as he may deem proper. ^^^ °^ governor. 

[Approved June 30, 1875.] 



CHAPTER XLVI. 

JOINT RESOLUTION FOR PRINTING AGRICULTURAL REPORTS. 

Printing and distribution of reports : copy furnished— when. 

Resolved hy the Senate and House of Representatives in Greneral Court 
convened : 

That the report of the board of agriculture be printed and dis- Printuig and 

tributed in the usual manner, under the direction of the secretary, r J^tsf c°opy^ 

and that hereafter the copy for reports be prepared and placed in ^hen*'^^'^~ 
the hands of the public printer on or before the first day of May 
annually. 

[Approved June 30, 1875.] 



468 



Chaptees XLVII, XLVm. 



[1875, 



CHAPTER XLVII. 



Three huudi-ed 
dollars appro- 
priated for state 
library. 



JOINT RESOLUTION IN FAVOR OF THE STATE LIBRARY. 
Three hundred dollars appropriated for state library. 

Resolved hy the Senate and House of Representatives in Greneral Court 
convened : 

That the sum of three hundred dollars be appropriated for the 
use of the state library, to supply deficiencies therein, and defray 
the expenses of binding certain books and publications, and the 
governor be authorized to draw his warrant therefor out of any 
money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated. 

[Approved July 1, 1875.] 




CHAPTER XLYIII. 

JOINT RESOLUTION RELATING TO THE STATE NORMAL SCHOOL. 



Five thousand 
dollars appro- 
priated: how 
and by whom 
distributed. 



Five thousand dollars appropriated; how and by whom distributed. 

Resolved hy the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court 

convened : 

That the sum of five thousand dollars be and the same is hereby 
appropriated to the State Normal School, — one thousand of which 
shall be appropriated for books, apparatus, and furnishing rooms in 
the normal school building, and the remainder for the payment of 
teachers, the janitor, fuel, and other necessary expenses. Said sum 
of five thousand dollars shall be expended under the direction of 
the trustees of said school in such manner as shall be for its best 
interests, in accordance with this resolution ; and the governor is 
hereby authorized to draw his warrant for the same. 

[Approved July 1, 1875.] 



1875.] 



Chapters XLIX, L. 



469 



CHAPTER XLIX. 

JOINT RESOLUTION RELATINCt TO BALANCE OF EXPENSES OF THE TRUSTEES 
OF THE STATE NORMAL SCHOOL. 

Three hmiili-ed dollars appropriated to expenses of trustees. 

Resolved hy the Senate and House of Representatives in Qeneral Court 
conve7ied : 

That the sum of three hundred dollars be appropriated for the J^f^^^^'^^^^^ 
payment of balances due for expenses of the trustees of the State priateci 'to ex- 
Normal School out of any money in the treasury not otherwise ap- fee^f * '^^ *^"^' 
propriated ; and the governor is authorized to draw his warrant 
therefor. 

[Approved July 2, 1875.] 



CHAPTER L. 

JOINT RESOLUTION IN FAVOR OF THE EXETER SAVINGS BANK. 

Preamble, Tax of 1875 remitted. 

Resolved hy the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court 
convened : 

Whereas, The Exeter Savings Bank has been enjoined from doing p^ambie, 
business, and its affairs are now being wound up by assignees ap- 
pointed by the court, who have divided among its depositors a 
large proportion of its assets, and are about to divide the balance ; 
and whereas the assignees, in the process of closing up its affairs, 
have been obliged to collect the assets and convert them into cash, 
and place the money on deposit where it yields a very small per- 
centage to the depositors : therefore, resolved, — 

That the tax of one per cent, on the deposits and accumulations Tax of ists re- 
in said bank on the first day of April, 1875, be and the same hereby 
is remitted to said Exeter Savings Bank ; and the treasurer is hereby 
directed not to enforce the pavment of said tax. 
[Approved July 2, 1875.] 



mitted. 



470 



Chaptees LI, LII. 



[1875. 



CHAPTER LI. 

JOINT RESOLUTION IN FAVOR OF THE DOVER Fn'F: CENTS SAVINGS BANK. 

Preamble. One tliird of tax for 1875 remitted. 

Resolved hy the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court 
convened : 



Preamble. 



One third of 
tax for 1875 re- 
mitted. 



Whereas, The Dover Five Cents Savings Bank, by depreciation of 
its securities, lias lost nearly one third part of its deposits ; and 
Whereas, Said deposits were to a large extent the property of wid- 
ows and orphans and poor people who had all their property and 
savings deposited in said bank : therefore, 

Resolved^ That one third of the tax of one per cent, on the de- 
posits and accumulations in said bank on the first day of April, 
1875, payable to the state treasurer on or before the fifteenth day of 
June, A. D. 1875, be and the same hereby is remitted to said Dover 
Five Cents Savings Bank, and that the state treasurer be and hereby 
is authorized and instructed, in case said tax has been paid into the 
state treasury, to refund the same to the said Dover Five Cents Sav- 
ings Bank. 

[Approved July 2, 1875.] 



CHAPTER LII. 

JOINT RESOLUTION IN RELATION TO THE GEOLOGICAL SPECIMENS FURNISHED 
THE STATE BY THE STATE GEOLOGIST. 



Geological 
specimens — 
how disposed 
of. 



Geological specimens — bow disposed of. 

Resolved hy the Senate and House of Re^jresentatives in General Court 
convened : 

That the geological specimens furnished the state by the state 
geologist be handed over to and placed in trust of the State I^ormal 
School, to be used by said school for purposes of instruction : pro- 
vided, however, that such part of these specimens as the state geolo- 
gist, the principal of the State Normal School, and the secretary of 
the board of agriculture may select, shall be kept for tlie rooms of 
the board of agriculture in the state house. 

[Approved July 2, 1875.] 



1875.] 



Chapters LIII, LIY. 



471 



CHAPTER LIII. 

JOINT RESOLUTION RELATING TO A CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION. 

Vote to be taken on expediency of calling a constitutional convention. Tickets— by and to whom 
furnished: what to contain. 

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court 
convened: 



That the selectmen of the several towns and places in* this state 
be directed to insert in their several warrants calling town-meet- 
ings for the election of governor on the second Tuesday of March 
next, an article which shall require the sense of the qualified voters 
to be taken on the following question, viz.. Is it expedient that a 
convention be called to revise the constitution ? 

Be it further resolved, that the secretary of state furnish the 
town clerks of the several towns and wards in this state, at least 
ten days before said second Tuesday of March, a number of tickets 
equal to twice the number of votes cast for governor at the annual 
March election of 1875, upon which tickets shall be printed the 
aforesaid question, with the answer " Yes ;" and an equal number 
of tickets upon which shall be printed the aforesaid question, with 
the answer " No ;" all of which tickets said town-clerks shall have 
at the several places of voting in the state, for the use of the voters 
on the second Tuesday of March, 1876. 

[Approved July 2, 1875.] 



Vote to be tak- 
en on expe- 
diency ot call- 
ing a constitu- 
tional conven- 
tion. 



Tickets— by and 
to whom fur- 
nished : what to 
contain. 



CHAPTER LIV. 

JOINT RESOLUTION OF THANKS OF THE STATE TO SEVERAL PERSONS NAMED 

THEREIN. 

Thanks to persons who have furnished portraits of their distinguishod ancestors. 

Resolved hy the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court 
convened : 



That the thanks of the state of New Hampshire be presented to 
the following* named persons, for their generous gifts to the state, 
as follows : 

To Robert M. Mason, for the portrait of Jeremiah Mason ; to 
Edward Woods, for the portrait of Andrew S. Woods ; to Mrs. 
Anne Atherton, for the portrait of Charles G. Atlierton ; to George 
Olcott, Henry Olcott, and Edward Olcott, for the portrait of Simeon 
Olcott ; to the relatives of ex-governor John Taylor Gilman,for the 



Thanks to per- 
sons who have 
furnished por- 
traits of their 
distinguished 
ancestors. 



472 



Chapters LY, LVI. 



[1875. 



portrait of John Taylor Gilman. And His Excellency the Governor 
and the Honorable Council and the secretary of state are hereby 
constituted ex officiis a committee to solicit, in behalf of the state, 
the portraits and busts of those persons who have been prominently 
identified with the ecclesiastical, civil, and military history of New 
Hampshire. 

[Approved July 3, 1875.] 



CHAPTER LY. 

JOINT RESOLUTION IN FAVOR OF THE DIXVILLE NOTCH ROAD IN DIXVILLE. 

One hundred dollars appropriated. 

Resolved ly the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court 
convened : 



One hundred 
dollars appro- 
priated. 



That the sum of one hundred dollars be and hereby is appropri- 
ated for repairing the Dixville Notch road in Dixville, to be expend- 
ed by an agent appointed by the governor and council, and to be 
paid out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated ; 
and the governor is authorized to draw his warrant therefor. 

[Approved July 3, 1875.] 



CHAPTER LYI. 

JOINT RESOLUTION IN FAVOR OF THE ROAD FROM THE WEST LINE OF BART- 
LETT TO THE CRAWFORD HOUSE. 

Four hundred dollars appropriated. 

Resolved hy the Senate and Souse of Representatives in General Court 
convened : 



Four hundi-ed 
dollars appro- 
priated. 



That the sum of four hundred dollars be and hereby is appropri- 
ated to be laid out on the road between the west line of the town 
of Bartlett and the Crawford house, to be expended by an agent or 
agents appointed by the governor and council, and to be paid out of 
any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated ; and the gov- 
ernor is hereby authorized to draw his warrant therefor. 

[Approved July 3, 1875.] 



1875.] 



Chapters LVII, LYIII. 



473 



CHAPTER LVII. 



V 



JOINT RESOLUTION IN RELATION TO THE NEW HAMPSHIRE COLLEGE OF AGRI- 
CULTURE AND THE MECHANIC ARTS. 

Five thousand dollars appropriated for water and drainage. 

Resolved hy the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court 
convened : 



That the sum of five thousand dollars ($5,000) be and the same Five thousand 



is hereby appropriated for the purpose of introducing a supply of 
water into the buildings of the institution, for draining and finish- 
ing the grounds about the building, and for completing the barn 
upon the experimental farm, — the same to be paid to the treasurer, 
and expended under the direction of the trustees of the institution ; 
and the governor is authorized to dravs^ his warrant for the same 
upon any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated. 
[Approved July 3, 1875.] 



dollars appro- 
priated for 
water and 
drainage. 



CHAPTER LYIII. 

JOINT RESOLUTION IN FAVOR OF THE ROAD FROM THE CRAWFORD TO THE 

FABYAN HOUSE. 

One hundred dollars appropriated. 

Resolved hy the Senate and House of Representatives in Greneral Court 
convened : 



That the sum of one hundred dollars be and hereby is appropri- 
ated to be laid out on the road between the Crawford house and the 
Fabyan house, to be expended by an agent appointed by the govern- 
or and council, and to be paid out of any money in the treasury not 
otherwise appropriated ; and the governor is hereby authorized to 
draw his warrant therefor. 

[Approved July 3, 1875.] 



One hundred 
dollars appro- 
priated. 



474 



Chapters LIX, LX. 



[1875. 



CHAPTER LIX. 



Governor 
authorized to 
exchange guns 
with United 
States. 



JOINT RESOLUTION RELATING TO THE FIRST NEW HAMPSHIRE BATTERY. 

Governor authorized to exchange guns with United States. 

liesolved hy the Senate and House of Representatives in Genei^al Court 
co7ivened : 

That His Excellency the Governor be authorized to exchange the 
present guns used by the First New Hampshire Battery for the 
United States regulation light twelve-pound calibre guns ; that His 
Excellency is hereby authorized to draw his warrant on the treasury 
of the state for the costs of such exchange, to be paid out of any 
moneys therein not otherwise appropriated. 

[Approved July 3, 1875.] 



CHAPTER LX. 

JOINT RESOLUTION FOR FENCING AND REPAIRING THE WEARE MONUMENT IN 

HAMPTON FALLS. 



Three hundr 
dollars appro 
priated. 



Three hundi-ed dollars appropriated. 

Resolved hj the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court 
convened : 

That the sum of three hundred dollars be and the same is hereby 
appropriated for the purpose of fencing and repairing the Weare 
monument in Hampton Falls ; and the governor is hereby author- 
ized to draw his warrant therefor from any money in the treasury 
not otherwise appropriated. 

[Approved July 3, 1876.] 



1875.] 



Chapters LXI, LXII. 



475 



CHAPTER LXI. 



JOINT RESOLUTION MAKING APPROPRIATION FOR REPAIR OF ROADS 
THROUGH PINKHAM NOTCH. 

Five Imiulrcd dollars appropriated. 

Resolved hy the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court 
convened: 

That the sum of five hundred dollars he and liercby is appropri- 
ated for the repair of roads through the Pinkham Notch in the 
county of Coos, in manner following : Prom the town line of Jack- 
son to the Glen house, three hundred dollars ; from the south line 
of Gorham to the Glen house, two hundred dollars, — to ]je laid out 
in repairs as aforesaid, under the direction of an agent or agents 
appointed by the governor and council, and to be paid out of any 
money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated ; and the governor 
is liereby authorized to draw his warrant for the same. 

[Approved July 3, 1875,] 



Five hundred 
dollars appro- 
priated. 



CHAPTER LXn. 

JOINT RESOLUTION FOR THE RELIEF OF THE CITY SAVINGS BANK, IN NASHUA. 

Preamble. Abatement of tax. 

Whereas, The treasurer of the City Savings Bank, in Nashua, Preamble, 
made return to the state treasurer, on the first day of April, 1875, 
that the sums standing to the credit of depositors in said bank 
amounted in the aggregate to three hundred seventy-two thou- 
sand four hundred thirty dollars and twenty-eight cents ($372,- 
430.28), upon which sum the said savings bank is liable to pay a 
tax of one per cent, to the state ; and whereas, on the 9th day of 
April, 1875, the bank commissioners and one of the justices of 
the superior court of judicature, upon a thorough examination of 
the assets of the said bank, were of opinion that the bank 
was insolvent, and that the value of its entire assets was two hun- 
dred forty-eight thousand two hundred eighty-six dollars and 
eighty-five cents ($248,286.85); and whereas, it is unjust that 
the depositors should be taxed beyond the real value of their de- 
posits ; therefore, 

Resolved hy the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court 
convened : 



That the state treasurer be instructed and authorized to receive Abatement of 
from the said City Savings Bank the legal tax for the said sum of ^=^^- 
1248,286.85, instead of the sum of $372,430.28, in full of all claim 
upon said bank for the current year. 

[Approved July 3, 1875.] 



476 



Chapteks LXIII, LXIY. 



[1875. 



CHAPTER LXIII. 

JOINT RESOLUTION IN FAVOR OF CHARLES P. PITCHER. 

Appropriation to pay claim. 

Resolved hy the Senate and, House of Representatives in General Court 
convened : 



Appropriation 
to pay claim. 



That the sum of one hundred and twelve dollars and ninety-nine 
cents be allowed Charles P. Pitcher as expenses in defending his 
seat as a representative from the town of Stoddard, from any mon- 
eys in the treasury not otherwise appropriated ; and the governor 
shall issue his warrant therefor. 

[Approved July 3, 1875.] 



CHAPTER LXIV. 

JOINT RESOLUTION IN FAVOR OF O. C. MOORE. 

Appropriation to pay claim in controverted election case. 

Resolved hy the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court 
convened : 



Appropriation 
to pay claim in 
controverted 
election case. 



That the sum of forty-four dollars and forty-eight cents (144.48) 
be and the same hereby is allowed 0. C. Moore, in full of his claim 
for cash paid Hiram Parker and George H. Morey for attendance 
and travel in the Hart's Location contested election case, and tele- 
graphing same ; and that the same be paid out of any money in the 
treasury not otherwise appropriated. 

[Approved July 3, 1875.] 



1875.] Chapters LXV, LXVI, LXVII. 477 



CHAPTER LXV. 

JOINT RESOLUTION IN FAVOR OF AN APrROrRIATION FOR THE LIBRARY OF 

THE STATE PRISON. 

One bundi'ed dollars appropriated. 

Resolved hy the Senate and House of liepreseyitatives in General Court 
convened : 

That the sum of one hundred dollars be appropriated for the re- oue lumdred 
pairs of the library of the state prison and for the purchase of books priated.^^'''^^' 
for the same out of the treasury, from any money not otherwise ap- 
propriated, to be expended at the discretion of the cliaplain. 

[Approved July 3, 1875.] 



CHAPTER LXVI. 

JOINT RESOLUTION IN FAVOR OF IVORY VARNEY AND CHARLES F. HILLS- 
GROVE. 

Pay of surplus members authorized. 

Resolved hy the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court 
convened : 

That Ivory Varney, of Ward 1, Dover, and Charles F. Hillsgrove, ^^^j^^g^s^P^"^ 
of Loudon, each be allowed pay for thirty days' attendance at the thorized. 
present session, with their mileage. 

[Approved July 3, 1875.] 



CHAPTER LXVII. 

JOINT RESOLUTION PROVIDING FOR THE CLERICAL EXPENSES OF THE ADJU- 
TANT-GENERAL'S DEPARTMENT. 

Tlu-ee huudl-ed dollars allowed. 

Resolved hy the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court 
convened : 

That the sum of three hundred dollars be allowed for the clerical ^^ee hundred 
expenses of the adjutant-general's department, and that the gov- 
ernor issue his warrant therefor. 

[Approved July 8, 1875.] 



478 



Chaptees LXVIII, LXIX. 



[1875. 



CHAPTER LXYIII. 

JOINT RESOLUTION PROVIDING FOR THE PAYMENT OF THE COMMISSIONER 
WHO RESURVEYED AND RE-MARKED THE BOUNDARY LINE BETWEEN NEW 
HAMPSHIRE AND MAINE IN 1874. 

Four hiiudred dollars appropriated for surveying state liue. 

Resolved hy the Senate and House of Representatives in Creneral Court 
convened : 



Foiir hundred 
dollars appro- 
priated for sur- 
veying state 
line. 



Tliat the sum of four hundred and fifty dollars be and the same 
is hereby appropriated to pay J. H. Huntington, commissioner for 
resurveying and re-marking the boundary line between New Hamp- 
shire and Maine in 1874 ; and the governor is hereby authorized to 
draw said sum from the treasury by his warrant for that purpose. 

[Approved July 3, 1875.] 



CHAPTER LXIX. 

JOINT RESOLUTION RELATIVE TO AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE SALARY OF 
THE CHAPLAIN OF THE STATE PRISON. 

Eight hundred dollars appropriated for religious instruction of convicts. 

Resolved hy the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court 

convened : 



Eight hundred 
dollars ap\iro- 
priated for re- 
ligious instruc- 
tion of con- 
victs. 



That the sum of (1800) eight hundred dollars be and the same 
is hereby appropriated as the salary of the chaplain of the state 
prison and for the instruction of the convicts, the same to be paid 
out of the treasury from any money not otherwise appropriated. 

[Approved July 3, 1875.] 



1875.] 



Chapters LXX, LXXI. 



479 



CHAPTER LXX. 

JOINT RESOLUTION IN FAVOR OF THE ENGROSSING CLERKS. 
Two hundred dollars allowed for extra clerk hire. 

Resolved hy the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court 
convened : 



That David S. Corser and James L. Foote, ciigrossino; clerks, be Twohimdred 



dollars allowed 



allowed the sum of one hundred dollars each for extra clerk lure, for extra cierk 
the same to be paid out of any money in the treasury not othei'wise ^""^^ 
appropriated, and the governor be authorized to draw his warrant 
therefor. ' 

[Approved July 3, 1875.] 



CHAPTER LXXI. 

JOINT RESOLUTION RELATIVE TO AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE FRANCONIA 
NOTCH ROAD IN LINCOLN. 

Two hundred dollars appropriated. 

Resolved hy the Senate arid House of Representatives in General Court 
conveyied : 



That the sum of two hundred dollars be and the same is hereby two hundred 
appropriated, to be laid out in building and repairing that part of p^jated!*^^^"^*'' 
the road leading throuo-h Franconia Notch which lies in the town of 
Lincoln, out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropri- 
ated, the same to be laid out by an agent appointed by the governor 
with advice of the council ; and the governor is authorized to draw 
his warrant for the same. 

[Approved July 3, 1875.] 



480 



Chaptees LXXII, LXXIII. 



[1875. 



CHAPTER LXXII. 

JOINT RESOLUTION IN FAVOR OF JOSEPH E. HAM AND OTHERS. 
Appropriation to pay claims arising in controverted election cases. 

Resolved hy the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court 
convened : 



Appropriation 
to pay claims 
arising in con- 
troverted elec- 
tion cases. 



That Joseph E. Ham be allowed $141 ; Thomas D. Avery be al- 
lowed $25 ; James B. Straw be allowed $150 ; Albert Jackson be 
allowed $150 ; Edson Hill be allowed $150 ; William F. Sleeper be 
allowed $150 ; James H. Neal be allowed $41 ; Charles F. Hills- 
grove be allowed $58 ; D. D. Wingate be allowed $150 ; and that 
the same be paid out of any money in the treasury not otherwise 
appropriated. 

[Approved July 3, 1875.] 



CHAPTER LXXIII. 

JOINT RESOLUTION IN REFERENCE TO THE EXECUTIVE COUNCIL. 
Pay of executive council. 

Resolved ly the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court 
convened : 



Pay of execu- 
tive council. 



That the members of the executive council shall receive three 
dollars per day each during their sessions, and ten cents a mile 
travel to and from the place of sitting of the legislature for the en- 
suing year. 

[Approved July 3, 1875.] 



1875.] 



Chapters LXXIV, LXXY. 



481 



CHAPTER LXXIY. 

JOINT RESOLUTION IN FAVOR OF THE BELKNAP SAVINGS BANK. 
Part of tax for 1873 and 187-1 remitted. 

Resolved hy the Senate and House of Representatives in Creneral Court 
convened : 



That there be paid, out of any money hi the state treasury not 
otherwise appropriated, to the Belknap Savings Bank, the sum of one 
hundred and sixty-eight dollars and eighty-eight cents (-1)168.88), 
the same having been erroneously paid into said treasury as a part 
of the tax of said bank in the years 1873 and 1874; and the gov- 
ernor is hereby authorized to draw his warrant therefor. 

[Approved July 3, 1875.] 



Part of tax for 
18;.3 and 1874 
remitted. 



CHAPTER LXXV. 



JOINT RESOLUTION IN FAVOR OF SPECIE PAYMENTS. 

Preamble. Depressed business, idle cim-eucy favorable to resumption. Senators and represent- 
atives in Congress requested to use all lionorable means to bring about resumption. 

Whereas, The act of congress, which made greenbacks a legal ten- 
der in place of coin, was cheerfully submitted to as a measure of 
necessity to preserve the national life and unity ; and 

Whereas, Ten years have elapsed since the close of the war, which 
have been years of extravagance and great indebtedness, both 
public and private, promoted in large measure by our inflated 
and irredeemable paper currency ; — therefore. 

Resolved hy the Senate and House of Represeyitatives in General Court 
convened : 



Preamble. 



That the present time, when business is depressed and large 
amounts of currency are lying idle, presents a favorable opportuni- 
ty for the adoption of measures leading to the resumption of specie 
payments. 

That we respectfully instruct our senators, and request our repre- 
sentatives in congress, to use all honorable means to procure the 
enactment of such laws, at the next session, as, by a gradual reduc- 
tion of the currency, a gradual accumulation of gold in the United 
States treasury and in the national banks, and a strict economy in 
the administration of public affairs, shall bring about resumption at 
the earliest day practicable. 

[Approved July 3, 1875.] 



Depressed busi- 
ness, idle cur- 
rency favorable 
to resumption. 



Senators and 
representatives 
in congress re- 
quested to use 
all honorable 
means to bring 
about resump- 
tion. 



482 



Chapters LXXVI, LXXVII. 



[1875. 



CHAPTER LXXVI. 

JOINT RESOLUTION IN FAVOR OF JA3IES M. BURNHAM AND OTHERS. 

Appropriation to pay claims of door-keepers. Sergeant-at-arins. Clerk. Door-keeper to Exe- 
cutive Chamber. Jauitor. 

Resolved hy the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court 
convened : 



Appropriation 
to pay claims 
of door-keep- 
ers. 



Sergeant-at- 
arms. 



Clerk. 



Door-keeper to 

Executive 

Chamber. 



Janitor. 



That James M. Burnliam be allowed the sum of thirteen dol- 
lars and ten cents (813.10), Oscar G. Farmer be allowed the sum of 
fourteen dollars and ten cents (114.10), D. Currier be allowed the 
sum of twenty-two dollars and fifty cents ($22.50), in full of their 
respective claims as door-keepers of the house the present session. 

That Clark F. Rowell be allowed the sum of thirty-two dollars 
and fifty cents ($32.50), in full of his claim as sergeant-at-arms of 
the house the present session. 

That Charles H. Smith be allowed the sum of ninety-five dollars 
(i95), in full of his claim as clerk, in preparing the roll and organ- 
izing the house of representatives the present session. 

That Samuel T. Page be allowed the sum of one hundred nine- 
teen dollars and fifty cents (1119.50), in full of his claim as door- 
keeper for the governor and council. 

That Joseph H. Mace be allowed the sum of one hundred dollars 
(#100), in full of his claim for extra services as janitor, and that 
said several sums be paid out of any money in the treasury not 
otherwise appropriated. 

[Approved July 8, 1875.] 



CHAPTER LXXVII. 

JOINT RESOLUTION TO FENCE THE DUSTON MONUMENT. 

Three hruidred dollars appropriated. 

Resolved hy the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court 
convened : 



Three hundi-ed 
dollars appro- 
priated. 



That a sum, not exceeding three hundred dollars, be appropriated 
to defray the expense of a suitable fence around the Huston mon- 
ument in Boscawen, — to be expended under the direction of the 
governor, and to be paid out of any money in the treasury not 
otherwise appropriated ; and that the governor be authorized to 
draw his warrant for so much of said sum as may be necessary for 
said purpose. 

[Approved July 3, 1875.] 



1875.] 



Chapters LXXVIII, LXXIX. 



483 



CHAPTER LXXVIII. 

JOINT RESOLUTION IN FAVOR OF MATHEW A. WEBSTER AND OTHERS. 
Appropriations to pay claimfs of cliaplaiii, printers, etc. 

Resolved hy the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court 
convened : 



That Matliew A. Webster be allowed the sum of seventeen dol- 
lars and ninety-two cents (117.92); George T. Crawford the sum of 
twenty-nine dollars and fifty-six cents (29.56); W. S. Locke the 
sum of sixty-eight dollars (-168); E. C. Bailey the sum of two hun- 
dred and eight dollars (|208); C. C. Pearson & Co. the sum of 
two hundred eleven dollars and fifty cents (211.50); Republican 
Press Association the sum of two hundred eleven dollars and fifty 
cents (1^211.50); S. G. Stiles the sum of twelve dollars and thirty 
cents (12.30); Fred W. Cheney the sum of one hundred dollars and 
fifty cents (1100.50); George E. Raymond and Russell Harding 
the sum of fifty dollars each ; Rev. James Thurston the sum of 
one hundred and twenty-four dollars ; and George W. Colbath the 
sum of seventy-eight dollars (i$78), in full of their respective claims ; 
and that the same be paid out of any money in the treasury not 
otherwise appropriated. 

[Approved July 3, 1875.] 



Appropriations 
to i^ay claims 
of chaplain, 
printers, etc. 



CHAPTER LXXIX. 

JOINT RESOLUTION RELATING TO THE CELEBRATION OF THE ONE HUNDREDTH 
ANNIVERSARY OF AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE. 

Teu thoiisaud dollars appropriated to purchase national ceuteiuiial stock. 

Resolved hy the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court 
convened: 



That the sum of ten thousand dollars be appropriated out of any 
money in the treasury, to be expended by His Excellency the Gov- 
ernor and the Honorable Council at such times as they may think 
proper, in the purchase of the stock of the Centennial Board of 
Finance, incorporated by the congress of the LTnited States. 

[Approved July 3, 1875.] 



Ten thousand 
dollars appro- 
priated to pur- 
chase national 
centenaial 
stock. 



484 



Chaptees LXXX, LXXXI. 



[1875. 



CHAPTER LXXX. 



Four thousand 
dollars appro- 
priated. 



JOINT RESOLUTION IN FAVOR OF THE REFORM SCHOOL. 

Four thousand dollars appropriated. 

Resolved hy the Senate and House of Representatives in Greneral Court 
convened : 

That the sum of four thousand dollars be and the same hereby is 
appropriated for the benefit, improvement, and equipment of the 
State Eeform School, viz., — to furnish fresh water for drinking and 
household purposes, 1980 ; to lay a sewer, $300 ; to build a shed 
for the housing of carts and farm wagons, -foOO ; to furnish an ex- 
tra suit of clothes for the pupils, -f 1,000 ; to procure a boiler for 
heating the building and for domestic purposes, $1,420 ; and the 
governor is authorized to issue his warrant for this amount from any 
moneys in the treasury not otherwise appropriated. 

[Approved July 3, 1875.] 



CHAPTER LXXXI. 



Seven thousand 
dollars appro , 
priated. 



JOINT RESOLUTION IN FAVOR OF INDIGENT BLIND PERSONS AND DEAF 3IUTES. 
Seven thousand dollars appropriated. 

Resolved hy the Senate and House of Representatives in General Coii7-t 
convened : 

That the sum of four thousand dollars be and hereby is appropri- 
ated for the support, clothing, and education of the indigent deaf 
and dumb persons of this state in the asylum at Hartford and at 
Mystic River, Connecticut, and in the asylums or schools for deaf 
and dumb persons in Massachusetts, and the sum of three thou- 
sand dollars for the support, clothing, and education of indigent 
blind persons of this state at the asylum in Boston, Massachusetts, 
for the current year ; and that said sums be expended as needed 
under the direction of the governor, and that he be authorized to 
draw his warrant therefor. 

[Approved July 3, 1875.] 



1875.] 



Chapter LXXXII. 



485 



CHAPTER LXXXII. 

JOINT RESOLUTION IN FAVOR OF ATHERTON W. QUINT AND OTHERS, 

Appropriation to pay sergeaiit-at-arms, door-keepers, aiitl pages. 

Resolved hy the Senate and Home of Representatives in General Court 
convened : 



That Atlicrton W. Quint be allowed the sum of one hundred 
thirty-six dollars and seventy cents, in full of his claim for services 
as sergeant-at-arms of the house for the present session ; that Au- 
gustus B. Farmer be allowed the sum of one hundred thirteen dollars 
and twenty cents, in full of his claim for services as door-keeper of 
the house the present session ; that Charles E. Cummings be allow- 
ed the sum of one hundred twelve dollars and twenty cents, in full 
of his claim as door-keeper of the house during the present session ; 
that John B. Cooper be allowed the sum of one hundred twenty 
dollars and sixty cents, in full of liis claim as door-keeper of the 
house during the present session ; that D. P. Evans be allowed the 
sum of one hundred twenty-nine dollars and eighty cents, in full of 
his services as door-keeper of tlie senate during the present session ; 
that Charles H. Leighton be allowed the sum of sixty-four dollars 
and twenty cents, in full of his services as page of the house during 
the present session ; that Arthur F. Shepard be allowed the sum of 
sixty-four dollars and tAventy cents, in full of his services as page 
of the house the present session ; and that His Excellency the 
Governor be authorized to draw his warrant upon the treasury for 
the amount. 

[Approved July 3, 1875.] 



Appropriation 
to pay sergeant- 
at-arms, door- 
keepers, and 
pages. 



486 



Chaptees LXXXIII, LXXXIV. 



[1875. 



Unsettled 
claims of mili- 
tary companies 
to IJe adjusted 
by governor. 



CHAPTER LXXXIII. 

JOINT RESOLUTION RELATING TO MILITARY AFFAIRS. 
Unsettled claims of military companies to be adjusted by governor. 

Resolved ly the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court 
convened : 

That His Excellency the Governor, with advice of the council, be 
instructed to adjust with each of the volunteer military companies 
of this state any claim for rent of armories now over-due and un- 
paid ; and to require of the adjutant-general to obtain from each of 
said companies a proper receipt for all arms, clothing, equipments, 
and other property now on hand, furnished them by the state, and a 
proper bond for the safe keeping and return of the same, provided 
such receipt and bond have not been given, and put on file in the 
adjutant-general's department. 

[Approved July 3, 1875.] 



CHAPTER LXXXIY. 



Five thoiTsand 
dollars appro-, 
priated to pay 
exijenses at 
centennial. 



JOINT RESOLUTION TO MAKE APPROPRIATION TO MEET EXPENSES OF CEN- 
TENNIAL EXHIBITION AT PHILADELPHIA IN 1876. 

Five thousand dollars appropriated to pay expenses at centennial. 

Resolved hy the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court 
convened : 

That to enable the state of New Hampshire to participate in the 
centennial exhibition at Philadelphia in 1876, in a manner becom- 
ing one of the original thirteen states, and to make the necessary 
arrangements therefor, the .gum of five thousand dollars, to be ex- 
pended under the direction of the centennial committee of New 
Hampshire, be and the same is hereby appropriated for that pur- 
pose ; and the governor is hereby authorized to draw his warrant 
therefor. 

[Approved July 3, 1875.] 



1875.] 



Chapters LXXXV, LXXXYI. 



487 



CHAPTER LXXXV. 

JOINT RESOLUTION REQUESTING THE GOVERNOR TO TRANSMIT TO SENATORS 
AND ISIEMBERS OF CONGRESS A COi'Y OF THE JOINT RESOLUTION IN FAVOR 
OF SPECIE PAYMENT. 

Governor requested to transmit joint resolution. 

Resolved hy the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court 

convened : 

That His Excellency the Governor be requested to transmit to Governor re- 
each of the senators and members of congress from this state a transmit joint 
copy of the joint resolution passed July 1, 1875, entitled " A joint '^<'*'^ "*^°"- 
resolution in favor of specie payment." 

[Approved July 3, 1875.] 



CHAPTER LXXXVI. 

JOINT RESOLUTION IN FAVOR OF EDWIN JUDKIXS. 

Appropriation to pay claim. 

Resolved hy the Senate a7id House of Representatives in General Court 
convened : 



That the sum of ($39) thirty-nine dollars be allowed Edwin 
Judkins for services, mileage, and attendance as sergeant-at-arms 
of the senate, and eight dollars and fifty cents expenses in sum- 
moning the justices of the superior court ; and that the governor 
draw his warrant for said several sums. 

[Approved July 3, 1875.] 



Appropriation 
to pay claim. 



changed, 



488 Chapter LXXXVII. [1875. 



CHAPTER LXXXVII. 

NAMES CHANGED BY JUDGES OF PROBATE. 

Names changed. 

ROCKINGHA]\I COUNTY. 

^^J!^%Ia Ellen R. Prescott takes the name of Ellen R. Peaslee ; Ida F. 

Dunbracli takes the name of Ida F. Trefethen ; Samuel G. Middle- 
ton takes the name of Samuel Middleton Garlic ; Annie B. Putney 
takes the name of Annie E. Ferine ; Mary E. Morrison takes the 
name of Mary E. Fogg ; Herman Shepard takes the name of Her- 
man Thyng Shepard ; Elijah Clinton Butterfield takes the name 
of Elijah Clinton Chase ; Francis William Miller takes the name 
of Frank William Miller ; Caroline Ellen Miller takes the name of 
Kate Ellen Miller. 

STRAFFORD COUNTY. 

Martha Jane Stackpole takes the name of Martha Jane Home ; 
Timothy Brien takes the name of Harry T. Gardner ; John Dom- 
inque takes the name of John Davis ; Ira William Lougee takes 
the name of Ira William Wilkinson ; Frank E. Gerrolls takes the 
name of Frank E. Foss ; William H. Arlin takes the name of 
William H. Allen ; Arvilla J. Arlin takes the name of Arvilla J. 
Allen. 

BELKNAP COUNTY. 

Willis Hawkins, of Laconia, takes the name of Willis Watson. 

MERRIMACK COUNTY. 

Emma L. Hutchinson takes the name of Emma L. Sanderson ; 
Hannah B. Glover takes the name of Hannah B. George ; Lewis T. 
Boland takes the name of Lewis B. Thompson ; Flora French takes 
the name of James Flora French ; Josephine Law takes the name 
of Josephine Elliott ; Sarah D. Scribner takes the name of Sarah 
D. Cram ; Mary F. Elder takes the name of Mary F. Lawrence ; 
Ida A. Bacon, by adoption, takes the name of Ida A. Shaw; 
Charles C. Drake takes the name of Charles C. Chamberlin; Han- 
nah Mack takes the name of Hannah Bean ; Mary E. Tasker takes 
the name of Mary E. Meserve ; Catharine Bailey Baker takes the 
name of Catharine Marshall Baker ; Mary A. Hewlett takes the 
name of Mary A. Nelson ; Minnie Ida Hewlett takes the name 
of Minnie Ida Nelson ; William Arthur Hewlett takes the name of 
William Arthur Nelson ; Benjamin Franklin Scribner takes the 
name of Frank Benjamin Scribner. 

CHESHIRE COUNTY. 

Jessie M. Metcalf takes the name of Jessie M. Spofford ; Emeline 
Y. Handy takes the name of Emma J. Stone ; Nellie M. Carpenter 
takes the name of Nellie M. Dickinson ; Betsey L. Lawrence takes 
the name of Betsey L. Hubbard. 



1875.] Chapter LXXXVII. 489 



SULLIVAN COUNTY. 

Nellie Wylly takes the name of Nellie J. Woods ; Martha L. 
Newton takes the name of Mattie L. Lane ; Lydia A. Symonds 
takes tlie name of Lydia A. Cole ; Lena Harriet Symonds takes the 
name of Lena Spencer Cole ; Junius Wheeler Symonds takes the 
name of Junius Wliecler Cole ; Lizzie A. Patten takes tlie name of 
Lizzie A. Richardson ; Nellie M. Merrill takes the name of Nellie 
M. Gault ; Jennette Pike takes the name of Jennette Clark ; Cal- 
istia R. JJlodgett takes the name of Calistia R. Dunham ; Jennie 
L. Hilton takes the name of Jennie Louisa Rodgers. 

GRAFTON COUNTV. 

John H. Day takes the name of John H. Burbank ; Ruth Clark 
takes the name of Ruth Houston ; David Sanders takes the name 
of Walter Leroy Davis ; Laura R. Fogtr takes the name of Laura 
R. Mitchell ; Mary A. Sherborn takes tlic name Lillabelle Muzzy. 

coos COUNTY. 

Louisa Morrison takes the name of Louisa French ; Nellie Harts- 
horn takes the name of Nellie Merriam Currier. 



PRIVATE ACTS. 



CHAPTER LXXXVIII. 

AN ACT TO ENABLE THE FIRST BAPTIST RELIGIOUS SOCIETY OF MANCHESTER 

TO FUND ITS DEBT. 



Section 

1. Amount of bonds and rate of interest. 

2. May mortgage property to secure their pay- 
ment. 



Section 
3. Act takes effect ou its passage. 



Be it enacted hy the Seriate and House of Representatives in General 
Court convened : 

Section 1. The First Baptist Religious Society of Manchester is 
hereby authorized to issue bonds, to an amount not exceeding fifteen 
thousand dollars, at a rate of interest not exceeding seven per cent, 
per annum, for the purpose of furnishing means to pay its present 
indebtedness. 

Sec. 2. Said society is hereby authorized to mortgage its person- 
al and real estate to secure the payment of said bonds, and to ap- 
point one or more trustees to hold said mortgage or mortgages for 
the security of said bonds. 

Sec. 3. This act shall take effect upon its passage. 

[Approved June 30, 1875.] 



Amount of 
bonds and rates 
of interest. 



May mortgage 
property to se- 
cure their paj'- 

ineut. 

Act takes effect 
on its passage. 



CHAPTER LXXXIX. 

AN ACT TO INCORPORATE UNITY LODGE OF FREE MASONS. 



Section 

1. Corporation constituted : location and pur- 

pose. 

2. Limitation as to property. 



Section 

3. First meeting. 

4. Act takes effect from its passage. 



Be it enacted hy the Senate and House of Representatives in General 
Court convened : 

Corporation 

Section 1. That Charles C. Ha3'es, Albert 0. Robinson, John U. iSon*and 
Simes, Bard B. Plumer, John L. Swinerton, Charles W. Home, Her- *'"'^"'^- 
bert F. Stevens, Charles A. Varney, Charles E. Swinerton, Asa M. 



492 



Chapter XC. 



[1875. 



Limitation as to 
property. 



First meeting. 



Act takes ef- 
fect from its 
passage. 



Brackett, Daniel S. Burley, Jacob S. Adams, Josiali N. Withara, 
William Otterway, George W. Tasker, and their associates and suc- 
cessors, be and liereby are made a body corporate and politic un- 
der the name of Unity Lodge of Free Masons, to be located at 
Union Village, in Wakefield, for such charitable and benevolent 
purposes as said corporation may designate ; and by that name may 
sue and be sued, prosecute and defend, to final judgment and execu- 
tion ; may have and use a common seal, and cliange the same at 
pleasure ; may establish such by-laws as may be necessary ; and shall 
be vested with all the powers and privileges and be subject to all 
the liabilities by law incident to corporations of a similar nature. 

Sec. 2. Said corporation may purchase, take, and hold, by deed, 
gift, bequest, devise, or otherwise, real and personal estate to an 
amount not exceeding five thousand dollars, and may improve, use, 
sell, and convey the same at pleasure. 

Sec. o. Said Charles C. Hayes, Albert 0. Robinson, and John 
U. Simes, or either two of them, are authorized to call the first 
meeting of said corporation by notice published in the Rochester 
Courier at least seven days before said meeting. 

Sec. 4. This act shall take effect on its passage. 

[Approved June 30, 1875.] 



CHAPTER XC. 



AN ACT TO IXCORPORATE THE RIVER BOW PARK. 



Sectiox 

1. Corporation constituted. 

2. Purpose and propertj-. 

3. May issue stock and mortgage property. 



Section 

4. First meeting. 

5. Place of meetings. 

6. Subject to repeal, and takes effect on its 

passage. 



Be it enacted by the Seriate and House of Hepi'esentatives in General 
Court convened: 



Corporation 
constituted. 



Purpose and 
property. 



Section 1. That Stephen C. Pattee, Oilman C. George, A. C. Car- 
roll, John H. Dowlin, Nehemiah G. Ordway, Fred Smith, Philip C. 
Wheeler, Dolphus S. Bean, Isaac K. Connor, George W. Smith, 
Edward L. Whitford, Albert P. Davis, H. H. Harriman, George 
Savory, their associates, successors, and assigns, shall be and here- 
by are constituted a corporation by the name of the River Bow Park, 
and shall be and hereby are vested with all the privileges and 
powers which by law are incident to corporations in this state. 

Sec. 2. Said corporation is hereby authorized to hold cattle-shows, 
horse fairs, agricultural, mechanical, and other exhibitions, at War- 
ner, in the county of Merrimack, offer and pay premiums, receive 
admission and membership fees, and do all lawful business neces- 



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Chapter XCI. 



493 



sary for raising, producing, improving, and cxliibiting horses, cattle, 
sheep, and other domestic animals, and manufacturing agricultural 
and mechanical implements and products of all kinds ; and may 
also organize and establish cIuIjs for boating, cricket, base ball, and 
other amusements tending to })romote physical culture, and not in- 
consistent with the laws of this state. Said corporation is author- 
ized to fit up grounds for Sabbath-school excursions, tent and other 
religious meetings, and for the aliove purposes may take and hold 
real and personal property not exceeding at any one time in value 
the sum of fifteen thousand dollars ; and said property may be man- 
aged by a board of directors or trustees, and may be improved and 
disposed of at pleasure. 

Sec. 3. Said corporation, wlien duly organized, may have a com- 
mon seal, and may issue stock in shares of the par value of twenty- 
five dollars each not exceeding tlie amount of twenty-five thousand 
dollars, and may bond or mortgage its property to secure the pay- 
ment of debts incurred for the purchase of land, and for the purpose 
of building buildings and improving grounds, machinery, and fix- 
tures, not exceeding two thirds of its capital stock. 

Sec. 4. S. C. Pattee, N. G. Ordway, and George Savory, or any 
two of them, may call the first meeting of said corporation by giv- 
ing notice thereof in some newspaper published in the city of Con- 
cord at least one week previous to said meeting, at which, or any 
future meeting, all necessary by-laws for the regulation of the affairs 
of said corporation may be made, not inconsistent with the laws of 
this state. 

Sec. 5. The annual meeting, and all other meetings of said cor- 
poration, shall be held at "Warner. 

Sec. 6. The legislature may alter, amend, or repeal this act when- 
ever the public good requires it. This act sball take effect upon its 
passage. 

[Approved June 30, 1875.^ 



I\Iay issue stock 
and mortgage 
property. 



First meeting. 



Place of meet- 
ings. 

Subject to re- 
peal, aud takes 
effect on its 
passage. 



CHAPTER XCI. 



AN ACT IN ADDITION TO AND IN AMENDMENT OF AN ACT ENTITLED "AN ACT 
IN ADDITION TO AN AMENDMENT OF AN ACT TO INCORPORATE THE NEW 
LONDON LITERARY AND SCIENTIFIC INSTITUTION." 



Section 

1. Trustees: quorum: qualification. 

2. Repealing. 



Section 
3. Act takes effect from its passage. 



Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in Greneral 
Court convened: 



Section 1. That the number of trustees to be chosen by the cor- Trustees: quor- 
poration shall be twenty-five, seven of whom shall constitute a ji^^: quaiifica- 



494 



Chapter XCII. 



[1875. 



Repealing. 



Act takes effect 
from its pas- 
sage. 



quomm ; that three fifths of said twenty-five sliall be members of 
Baptist churches, in regular standing, and shall reside in New 
Hampshire. 

Sec. 2. That section two of the act of which this is an amend- 
ment, and all other acts and parts of acts inconsistent with the pro- 
visions of this act, are hereby repealed. 

Sec. 3. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after 
its passage. 

[Approved June 30, 1875.] 



CHAPTER XCII. 

AX ACT TO ENABLE SCHOOL DISTRICT NUMBER THREE IN SOJIERSWOETH TO 

FUND ITS DEBT. 



Section 
1. May issue coupon boiids; rate of interest 
and time of payment. 



Section 
2. Act effective when adopted by district. 



Be it enacted hj the Senate and House of Rejjresentatives in General 
Court convened : 



May issue cou- 
pon bonds ! 
rate of interest 
and time of 
jiayment. 



Act effective 
when adopted 
by district. 



Section 1. School district number three in Somersworth is herc- 
l3y authorized to fund its debt, to an amount not exceeding fifty 
thousand dollars, by issuing therefor the bonds of said district, 
with coupons annexed, for the annual or semi-annual interest there- 
on ; said bonds and coupons to be sigfted by some person thereto 
duly authorized by said district, to be of such denominations, bear 
sucii rate of interest not exceeding six per cent, per annum, be 
payable at such time not exceeding twenty years from their date, 
and at such place as may be determined by said district. 

Sec. 2. This act shall take effect whenever the same shall be 
adopted by said district at a meeting thereof duly called for that 
purpose. 

[Approved June 30, 1875.] 



1875.] Chapter XCIil. 495 



CHAPTER XCIII. 

AN ACT TO AMEND "AN ACT TO INCORPORATE THE FARMINGTON AQUEDUCT 
COMPANY," PASSED JUNE SESSION, A. D. EIGHTEEN HUNDRED AND SEVEN- 
TY-ONE. 

Section I Section 

1, Sectiou six, act of 1871, amended. | 2. Act t.akes effect on its passage. 

Be it enacted hy the Senate and House of Representatives in General 
Court convetied : 

Section 1. That said act be amended by repealing the whole of section *ix, act 
section six thereof, and substituting in its place the following : The ^[^^'^'^>'^'^^'^'^- 
village precinct, in said town of Farmington, is hereby authorized 
and empowered to purchase and hold all the capital stock of the 
said aqueduct company, if the said company shall see fit to sell the 
same, and the said precinct has voted or shall hereafter vote to buy 
the same ; and after such purchase by the said precinct, it shall 
transact all business, as the successor of the said company, neces- 
sary to be done at any time, in its own name and for its own bene- 
fit ; and shall have and hold all the rights, powers, and privileges 
granted by said act to the said company, and be subject to tlie same 
liabilities and limitations to which the said company was subjected 
by law ; and shall keep, maintain, and observe all contracts made 
by the said company, in the same manner and to the same extent 
that the said company was bound b}" law so to do ; and the said 
precinct shall have the right and power to have and use the water 
of their fountains and reservoirs and pipes for the extinguishing of 
fires, and also the further right and power to supply the village, 
or any part of it in said precinct, with water, in the same manner 
and by the same means that the said company could do by virtue of 
the said act of incorporation, with full powers at its own discre- 
tion to contract for a fair compensation in each instance with 
persons, companies, and corporations in said precinct, for them or 
any of them to take and receive, by means of pipes connected with 
the pipes of the said precinct, water in any quantity or quantities, 
as may he agreed on by the parties to each contract, for the use of 
the parties or each of them so obtaining and having the water 
aforesaid. 

Sec. 2, This act shall take effect upon its passage. " Act takes effect 

[Approved July 1, 1875.] ^ on its passage, 



496 



Chapters XCIV, XCV. 



[1875. 



CHAPTER XCIY. 



AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE DOVER BUILDING ASSOCIATION TO INCREASE 

ITS CAPITAL STOCK. 



Section 
1. Association autlionzed to increase its cap- 
ital stock. 



Section 

2. May mortgage property to secure debts. 

3. Act takes effect on its passage. 



Be it enacted hy the Senate and House of Representatives in General 
Court co7ivc7ied : 



Association an- 
tliorized to in- 
crease its cap- 
ital stock. 



May mortgage 
property to se- 
cure debts. 



Act takes effect 
on its passage. 



Section 1. Tliat the Dover Building Association, a corporation 
duly organized under chapter one hundred and thirty-seven of the 
General Statutes, and chapter six of the laws of 1872, be hereby 
authorized from time to time to increase its capital stock to an 
amount not exceeding fifty thousand dollars, by a vote of a majority 
of its stock represented at any legal meeting called for that pur- 
pose, in accordance with the regulations of its original articles of 
association. 

Sec. 2. Said association, by a vote of a majority of its stock rep- 
resented as aforesaid, may pledge or mortgage its real estate, 
property, or franchises to secure the payment of its debts, and may 
receive pledges or mortgages to secure the payment of debts due to 
said association. 

Sec. 8. This act shall take effect from and after its passage. 

[Approved July 1, 1875.] 



CHAPTER XCV. 



AN ACT IN AID OF THE CONCORD & CLAREMONT N. H. RAILROAD. 



Section 
1. Past issue of bonds and mottgages con- 
firmed. 



Section 

2. Act takes effect on its passage. 



Be it enacted hy the Senate and Souse of Representatives in General 
Court convened : 



Past issue of 
bonds and 
mortgages con- 
firmed. 



Section 1. The first mortgage bonds of the Concord & Clare- 
mont N. H. Railroad to the amount of |500,000, and the mort- 
gage of its railroad and other property, and rights, franchises, and 
privileges, for the security of said bonds, all dated January 1, 1874, 
are hereby confirmed, to have full force and effect according to the 
terms thereof ; and said corporation is hereby authorized to make 
such arrangements as its directors may think proper with the 
Northern Railroad for the guaranty of said bonds by that corpora- 



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Chapters XCVI, XCVII. 



497 



tioii, and said Northern Railroad is hereby authorized to guarantee 
payment of said bonds, according to tlie terms tlicreof ; and the 
guaranty of said Northern Railroad, in sucli form as its directors 
may direct, endorsed on said bonds, shall be valid and binding on 
said corporation. 

Sec. 2. This act sliall take effect on its passage. 

[Approved July 1, 1875.] 



Act takes effect 
ou its passage. 



CHAPTER XCVI. 

AN ACT TO AJMEND AN ACT ENTITLED "AN ACT TO INCORPORATE THE NORTH" 
WOOD ACADEMY," APPROVED JUNE 22, 1867. 

Act ameucled. 

Be it enacted hy the Senate and House of Hepresentatives in General 
Court convened : 

Section 1. That said act be amended by striking out the word 
" the" and inserting instead thereof the word " Coe's " in section ° ^'^^^ ^'" 
one, in the fifth line thereof, — making the same to read " O^'^'s 
Northwood Academy " instead of " the Northwood Academy." 

[Approved July 1, 1875.] 



CHAPTER XCVII. 



AN ACT TO INCORPORATE BARBAROSSA LODGE, NUMBER 329, GERMAN ORDER 

HARUGARI. 



Section 

1. Corporation constituted: its purpose and 

powers. 

2. Limitation as to property. 



Sectio:n- 

3. First meeting. 

4. Constitution and by-laws. 

5. Act takes eifect on its passage. 



Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General 
Court convened: 



Section 1. That Sebastian Ran, Benjamin Wiesner, Charles 
Nellge, Herman Rittner, Puis Brown, Augustus Wagner, William 
Aust, Gustave Meyner, Fiirchistergott Lorenz, Frederick William 
Gumprecht, Anthony Beyer, Adolphe Bohm, and Feodor Berndt, 
their associates, successors, and assigns, be and the same are hereby 
created a body corporate and politic by the name of Barbarossa 
Lodge, Number 329, German Order of Harugari, for the following 
5 



Corporation 
constituted : Us 
purpose and 
powers. 



498 



Chapter XCVIII. 



[1875. 



Limitation as 
to property. 



First meeting. 



Constitution 
and by-laws. 



Act takes effect 
on its passage. 



purposes, namely, — To nmtiially aid and benefit the members of the 
body corporate and politic hereby created, when in sicl^ness or trou- 
ble, and the wives and children of such members, and the widows 
of deceased members, and for such other charitable and benevolent 
objects and purposes as the said body hereby created may designate, 
and also for the purpose of perpetuating and preserving among 
the members of said body a knowledge of the German language and 
literature ; and by that name may sue and be sued, prosecute and 
defend to final judgment and execution, and shall be and hereby 
are invested with all the powers and privileges and subject to all 
the liabilities incident to similar corporations. 

Sec. 2. The said corporation may acquire and hold real and per- 
sonal estate to an amount not exceeding twenty thousand dollars, 
by purchase, lease, donation, and otherwise, and the same may sell, 
convey, mortgage, or otherwise dispose of at pleasure. 

Sec. 3. The first six persons above named, or any three of them, 
may call the first meeting of said corporation, by giving notice to 
each of the persons named in this act, or by one publication in some 
daily newspaper published in Manchester, at least seven days prior 
to said meeting. 

Sec. 4. Said corporation may make and adopt a constitution, by- 
laws, rules, and regulations for the admission, government, suspen- 
sion, or expulsion of its members, the collections of fees and dues, 
the number and election of its officers, to define their duties, pro- 
vide for the safe keeping and care of its property and the manage- 
ment of its affairs, and may from time to time alter and amend the 
same. 

Sec. 5. This act shall take effect from and after its passage. 

[Approved July 1, 1875.] 



CHAPTER XCVIII. 



AN ACT IN AMENDIVIENT OF THE CHARTER OF THE CITY OF MANCHESTER. 



Section 
1. Scliool committee autliorized to regulate 
tlie payment of teacliers. 



Skction 
2. Act takes effect on its passage : repealing 
clause. 



Be it enacted hy the Senate and House of Representatives in Qeneral 
Court convened: 



School commit- 
tee aiithorized 
to regulate the 
payment of 
teachers. 

Act takes effect 
on its passage ; 
repealing 
clause. 



Section 1. The school committee of said city of Manchester 
shall have full power to regulate the time and manner of the pay- 
ment of the salaries of the teachers of said city. 

Sec. 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after 
its passage ; and all acts and parts of acts inconsistent with this 
act are hereby repealed. 

[Approved July 1, 1875.] 



1875.] 



Chapter XCIX. 



499 



CHAPTER XCIX. 

AN ACT TO INCORPORATE GRANITE STATE LODGE, NO. 112, INDEPENDENT ORDER 

OF RED MEN. 



Section 

1. Corporation constituted; its purpose and 

powers. 

2. Limitation as to property. 



Section 

3. First meeting. 

4. Constitution and by-laws. 

5. Act takes effect on its passage. 



Be it enacted hy the Senate and House of Representatives in General 
Court convened: 



Section 1. That Herman Greager, Richard Klotz, Adam Feyler, 
John Hoffman, Richard Gruner, Edward Wagner, Angnst Graf, 
Paul Graf, Adam Lovey, Robert Hoppe, Frederick W. Engiehardt, 
Frederick Shnabel, and Charles Ulrich, their associates, successors, 
and assigns, be and the same are hereby created a body corporate 
and politic by the name of Granite State Lodge 112, Independent 
Order of Red Men, for the following purposes, namely, — To mutually 
aid and benefit the members of the Ijody corporate and politic 
hereby created, when in sickness or trouble, and the wives and chil- 
dren of such members, and the widows of deceased members, and 
for such other charitable and benevolent purposes as the said body 
hereby created may designate, and by that name may sue and be 
sued, prosecute and defend to final judgment and execution, and 
shall be and hereby are invested with all the powers and privileges 
and subject to all the liabilities incident to similar corporations. 

Sec. 2. The said corporation may acquire and hold real and per- 
sonal estate to an amount not exceeding fifteen thousand dollars, 
by purchase, lease, donation, and otherwise, and the same may sell, 
convey, mortgage, or otherwise dispose of at pleasure. 

Sec. 3. The first six persons above named, or any three of them, 
may call the first meeting of said corporation, by giving notice to 
each of the persons named in this act, or by one publication in some 
daily newspaper published in Manchester, at least seven days prior 
to said meeting. 

Sec. 4. Said corporation may make and adopt a constitution, Ijy- 
laws, rules, and regulations for the admission, government, suspen- 
sion, or expulsion of its members, the collection of fees and dues, 
the number and election of its officers, to define their duties, pro- 
vide for the safe keeping and care of its property and the manage- 
ment of its affairs, and may from time to time alter and amend 
the same. 

Sec. 5. This act shall take effect from and after its passage. 

[Approved July 1, 1875.] 



Corporation 
constituted: its 
purpose and 
powers. 



Limitation as 
to property. 



First meeting. 



Constitution 
and by-laws. 



Act takes effect 
on its passage. 



500 



Chapter C. 



[1875. 



CHAPTER C. 



AN ACT TO ESTABLISH A BOAKD OF EDUCATION IN SCHOOL DISTRICT KO. 1, IN 

LACONIA. 



Section 

1. Board of education — how chosen; tenure 

of office: vacancy — how filled. 

2. Their powers and duties. 

3. Organization of board : meetings : compen- 

sation. 



Section 

4. Annual report of treasurer. 

5. Board to report anntially to school com- 

mittee. 

6. Annual meeting of district. 

7. Act takes effect on its passage. 



Be it enacted hy the Senate and House of Representatives in General 
Court convened : 



Board of educa- 
tion — how cho- 
sen : tenure of 
ofiice : vacancy 
— how filled. 



Their powers 
and duties. 



Organization of 
board: meet- 
ings : compen- 
sation. 



Section 1. School district iininber one in Laconia, in tlie county 
of Belknap, is hereby authorized, at any legal meeting duly notified 
for the purpose, to choose by ballot, and l)y major vote of the qual- 
ified voters of the district present and voting, a board of education 
consisting of six persons, having the legal qualifications prescribed 
by law for prudential and school committees, two of whom shall 
hold office for one year, two for two years, and two for three years, 
from the time of the annual meeting in July, 1875, and until others 
are duly chosen and qualified in their stead ; the term of office of 
each to be determined by lot at the first meeting of the board, and a 
record thereof made. Two members of said board shall be chosen 
annually at every annual meeting of the district after the first 
choice thereof as aforesaid, by ballot and by major vote of the qual- 
ified voters of the district present and voting, to fill the vacancies 
that will annually occur by the expiration of the term of office of 
two of the incumbents, and to hold office for three years and until 
others shall be duly chosen and qualified in their stead. Any va- 
cancy occurring from any other cause may be filled in like manner 
at a special meeting held for the purpose, otherwise at the next 
annual meeting ; and tlie person chosen to fill such vacancy shall 
hold office during the unexpired term, and until another shall be duly 
chosen and qualified in his stead. 

Sec. 2. Said board of education shall have the care and custody 
of all the property belonging to the district, shall employ teachers 
and fix their compensation, shall have the control and management 
of the schools of the district, and examine and allow all claims 
arising therefrom, and generally shall have and enjoy all the power 
and authority and perform all the duties by law pertaining to the 
offices of prudential and scliool committees. 

Sec. 3. Said board shall be sworn to the faithful performance of 
their duties, shall choose a president and a secretary of their own 
number, and shall hold meetings as often as may be necessary for 
the discharge of their duties ; and the secretary shall keep a record 
of all their proceedings, in books kept for that purpose, at the ex- 
pense of the district. They shall receive no compensation for their 
services except such sum as the town of Laconia may allow them 



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Chapter CI. 



m 



for performing the duties of school committee within said district, 
which may be apportioned among them according to the services 
rendered jjy each in that capacity. 

Sec. 4. A report of receipts and disbursements during the year 
shall be made to the district at every annual meeting jjy said board, 
or by such member of the board as they may ai>point to act as treas- 
urer, and if tlicy so elect, to act as agent in providing fuel, furni- 
ture, and other necessaries for the acconnnodation of the various 
schools of the district, Avho sliall receive such compensation as the 
district may determine. 

Sec. 5. ft shall be the duty of said board to make a report to the 
school committee of said town of Laconia, on or before the first day 
of March in each year, containing such facts as said school commit- 
tee shall be required by law to report to the town at its next annual 
meeting, and such other information as said school committee shall 
have occasion to use in making any report required by law to be 
made. 

Sec. 6. The annual meeting of said district shall be held in the 
month of July. 

Sec. 7. This act shall take effect upon its passage. 

[Approved July 1, 1875.] 



Annual report 
of treasurer. 



Board to report 
aiiiuially to 
school commit- 
tee. 



Annual meet- 
iug of district. 

Act takes effect 
oii.its passage. 



CHAPTER CI. 



AN ACT TO INCORFORATE THE WARNER AQUEDUCT COMPANY. 



Section 

1. Corporation constituted: it purpose and 

powers. 

2. Capital stock : first and annual meeting. 

3. Limitation as to real estate : damages for 

land taken — how assessed. 



Sectiox 

4. Company to repaii' its damages to high- 

ways. 

5. Siibject to repeal, and takes effect on its 

passage. 



Be it enacted hy the Senate and House of Representatives in General 
Court convened: 



Section 1. That P. C. Wheeler, Fred Smith, Willard Graves, Ira 
Harvey, Gilman C. George, H. H. Harriman, A. C. Carroll, A. P. 
Davis, Robert Thompson, and Louis H. Chase, their associates, suc- 
cessors, and assigns, be and hereby are made a body politic and cor- 
porate by the name of the Warner Aqueduct Company, for the pur- 
pose of bringing fresh water into the village of Warner in subter- 
raneous pipes, and by that name may sue and be sued, prosecute and 
defend to final judgment and execution ; and are hereby vested with 
all the powers and subject to all the liabilities incident to corpora- 
tions of a similar nature. 

Sec. 2. The capital stock of said corporation shall consist of a 
sum not exceeding five thousand dollars, and the same may be fixed 
and determined at the first meeting or said corporation. The 



Corporation 
constituted: its 
purpose and 
powers. 



Capital stock: 
first and annual 
meeting. 



502 



Chapter CI. 



[1875. 



Limitation as to 
real estate : 
damages for 
land taken — 
how assessed. 



Company to re- 
pair its dam- 
ages to higli- 
way. 



Subject to re- 
peal, and takes 
effect on its pas- 
sage. 



annual meeting of said corporation shall be held on the day and at 

the place prescribed by the by-laws, at which meeting directors may 
be chosen. The two first persons named in this act may call the 
first meeting of the corporators, by notice publislied in some news- 
paper, printed in the city of Concord, one week before said day of 
meeting, at which meeting associates may be admitted, and by-laws 
adopted, and officers chosen. 

Sec. 3. Said corporation is authorized to purchase and hold any 
real estate necessary to carry into effect the purposes of this act, 
not exceeding two thousand dollars in value, and said corporation is 
authorized to enter upon, break ground, dig ditches in any land or 
enclosure, or in any street or highway through which it may be nec- 
essary for said aqueduct to pass, for the purpose of placing such pipes 
or doing other things necessary for building and completing said 
aqueduct or aqueducts, or repairing the same : provided, that in case 
said corporation, and the owners of land through which said aque- 
duct may pass, shall not agree upon the place of laying the same, 
or upon the amount of compensation to be made for the damage 
done to said land before said corporation, its agents and servants, 
shall be allowed to enter upon said land for the purpose aforesaid, 
application shall be made by said corporation for that purpose to 
the superior court, for said county of Merrimack, by petition, and 
said court shall refer the same to the county commissioners, who 
shall appoint a time and place of hearing, and give notice thereof 
in the same manner as now prescribed by law for laying out high- 
ways ; and said commissioners sliall have power upon the hearing 
before them to determine and locate the place where said aqueduct 
may be laid ; said commissioners shall also assess the damages 
therefor, and make a report thereof to said court, who may render 
judgment thereon and issue execution therefor. If cither party is 
aggrieved by the report of tlie commissioners upon the extent of 
damage, they may be entitled to a trial by jury, whicli shall be un- 
der the direction of said court. 

Sec. 4. If it shall become necessary to break up ground or dig 
ditches in any of the streets or highways in said town, the same 
shall be put in proper repair by said aqueduct company, so far as 
the want of repair is caused by the acts of said aqueduct company ; 
and if said aqueduct company sliall fail to put them in repair as 
aforesaid, the town may cause the same to be done at the expense 
of said aqueduct company. 

Sec. 5. The legislature may alter, amend, or repeal this act when- 
ever the public good may require it. This act shall take effect upon 
its passage. 

[Approved July 1, 1875.] 



1875.] 



Chapters 



cii, cm. 



503 



CHAPTER CII. 

AN ACT TO EXTEND THE CHARTER OF THE ASHUELOT SAVINGS BANK. 

Section I Section 

1. Chiirter extended: treasurer to give bond. | 2. Act takes effect on its passage. 

Be it enacted hy the Senate and House of Representatives in General 
Court convened : 



Section 1. That an act entitled "An act to incorporate the Ash- 
uelot Savings Bank," approved July 13, 1855, and to continue in 
force for twenty years from its passage, be and is hereby continued 
in force for twenty years from and after July 12, 1875 ; and said 
institution shall have and possess all the powers, rights, and privi- 
leges in said act granted, and be subject to all the duties and liabili- 
ties thereby imposed, and shall be subject to the general laws of the 
state, and to such laws and regulations as the legislature may from 
time to time prescribe for the government of similar institutions : 
provided, tliat the treasurer of said corporation shall give bond for 
the faithful discharge of his duties in a sum not less than twenty- 
live thousand dollars. 

Sec. 2. Tliis act shall take effect from its passage. 

[Approved July 1, 1875.] 



Charter extend- 
ed : treasurer to 
give bond. 



Act takes effect 
ou its passage. 



CHAPTER cm. 



AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE VILLAGE PRECINCT OF CHARLESTOWN TO REMOVE 
SNOW FROM ITS SIDEWALKS. 



Section 
1. Precinct authorized to raise money to re- 
move snow from sidewalks. 



Section 
2. Act takes effect from its passage. 



Be it enacted hy the Senate and House oj^ Representatives in Cieneral 
Court convened: 



Section 1. That in addition to the powers heretofore granted vil- 
lage precincts, the village precinct of Charlestown may also vote, at Preciuctau- 
any meeting notified and holden as provided in chapter ninety-seven rafse money to 
of the General Statutes, entitled village fire districts, to raise money fi^^sfjewaiks 
to remove the snow from the sidewalks thereof, in such manner as a 
majority of the legal voters thereof may direct ; the amount to be 
assessed, collected, and paid over as in section four of said act 
provided, and expended in removing the snow from its sidewalks 
as aforesaid. 

Sec. 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after Act takes effect 

• 1 trom Its pas- 

its passage. sage. 

[Approved July 1, 1875.] 



504 



Chapter CIV. 



[1875. 



CHAPTER CIY. 



AN ACT TO INCORPORATE THE PITMAN MANUFACTURING COMPANY. 



Section 

1. Corporation coustituted. 

2. Purpose : location : limitation as to propertj'. 

3. Capital stock. 



Sectiok 

4. First meeting : by-laws, etc. 

5. Subject to repeal. 

6. Act takes effect on its passage. 



Be it enacted hy the Senate and House of Representatives in General 
Court convened : ] 



Corporation 
coustituted. 



Purpose: loca- 
tion : limitation 
as to property. 



Capital stock. 



First meeting 
by-law*, etc. " 



Subject to re- 
peal. 

Act takes effect 
on its passage. 



Section 1. That Joseph P. Pitman, Daniel A. Tilton, Charges F. 
Pitman, and Joseph W. Pitman, their associates, successor^!, and 
assigns, are hereby incorporated and made a body politic by the 
name of the Pitman Mannfacturing Company, and by that name 
may sue and be sued, prosecute and defend to final judgment and 
execution, and are hereby vested with all the powers and privileges 
and subject to all the liabilities incident to corporations of a similar 
nature. 

Sec. 2. Said corporation is authorized to establish, manage, and 
carry on the business of manufacturing woollen, cotton, or linen 
goods, or either of them, or any of the brandies of the mechanic 
arts connected therewith, at Laconia in the county of Belknap, and 
for that purpose may purchase, take, have, and hold such personal 
and real estate as may be necessary and proper, not exceeding the 
sum of two hundred thousand dollars. 

Sec. 8. The capital stock of said corporation shall consist of not 
more than two tliousand shares of one hundred dollars each, and 
the amount of such capital shall be fixed at the first meeting of the 
corporation, and may be at any meeting of the corporation increased 
to such amount as may be necessary, not exceeding said amount of 
two thousand shares. 

Sec. 4. Joseph P. Pitman and Daniel A. Tilton may call the first 
meeting of said corporation, by giving to each of the associates 
herein named a notice of the time and place thereof at least four 
days prior thereto ; at which, or any future meeting, by-laws, rules, 
and regulations, not repugnant to the constitution and laws of the 
state, may be adopted, officers chosen, and the capital stock fixed 
and agreed upon, and all such other things done as may be neces- 
sary for the organization of said corporation, the transaction of its 
affairs, and for the full enjoyment of the rights and privileges here- 
by granted. 

Sec. 5. The legislature may alter, amend, or repeal this charter 
wlienever in their opinion the public good may require it. 

Sec. 6. This act shall take effect on its passage. 

[Approved July 1, 1875.] 



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Chapter CV. 



505 



CHAPTER CV. 



AN ACT TO INCORPORATE THE EPPING CENTRAL CEMETERY. 



Section 

1. Corporation constiluted: its inirposc. 

2. May acfjiiire iiiid hold laud. 

3. Trustees — their duties. 

4. Otficers of the corporation. 

5. Their tenure of office. 



Sectiox 
C. Legal heirs to succeed to membership. 

7. Meetings — how called. 

8. Constitution and by-laws. 

9. First meeting. 

10. Act takes effect on its passage. 



Be it enacted hy the Senate and House of Representatives in General 
Court CO livened : 



Section 1. That Josiali IT, Stearns, James M. Godfrey, Robert 
Thompson, Charles Norris, John H. Pike, E. C. Brown, David 
Stickney, Lyman P. Cate, Natlianiel Goldsmith, John G. Hook, 
Nathaniel G. Plumer, William L. Plnmer, Robert Pike, Nat. Bach- 
elder, Charles B. Carr, Martin Poji-g, Rnfns K. Lawrence, Nathaniel 
K. Leavitt, George Dalton, A. D. Brown, Haven Norris, Levi Thomp- 
son, Thomas Leddy, Jr., Alfred T. Rundlett, Benjamin F. Prescott, 
L. Everett Fogg, and Daniel W. Ladd, their associates, successors, 
and assigns, shall be and hereby are made a body politic and corpo- 
rate by the name of the Epping Central Cemetery Association, for 
the purpose of holding certain grounds situated in said Epping, 
called the " Proprietors' Burial Ground," and such other lands ad- 
jacent thereto as they may acquire, a„nd improving and keeping 
the same in proper condition for the burial of the dead. 

Sec. 2. Said corporation is empowered to hold all sums of money 
which may be donated or bequeathed to it, or raised by assessment 
upon its members ; and all lands acquired by purchase, gift, or de- 
vise, for the purpose contemplated by this act. 

Sec. 3, The estate and property holden by said corporation shall 
be vested in a board of trustees, consisting of five members, who 
shall have the care, management, and expenditure of the same. 

Sec. 4. The other officers of said corporation shall consist of a 
president, secretary, and treasurer, who shall respectively perform 
all the duties usually incumbent upon officers of this character. 

Sec. 5. The officers of said corporation shall remain in office un- 
til resignation, or disqualification by reason of old age, insanity, or 
removal from town, but they may be removed at any time by major 
vote of the members of the corporation present and voting. 

Sec. 6. Whereas, the duties and trusts undertaken by this corpo- 
ration arc such as should be rendered as perpetual as possible, the 
heirs at law of any member of this corporation, upon the death of 
their ancestor, shall become members of this corporation, and en- 
titled to all the rights of members thereof, without any formal vote 
admitting them. 

Sec. 7. There shall be holden a meeting of said corporation an- 
nually, at such time and place as the members thereof may direct : 
all meetings of said corporation shall be called by the secretary, by 



Corporation 
constituted: its 
purpose. 



May acquire 
and hold land. 



Trustees— their 

duties. 



Officers of the 
corporation. 



Their tenure 
of oUice. 



Legal heirs to 
succeed to 
membership. 



Meetings — how 
called. 



506 



Chapter CYI. 



[1875. 



Constitution 
and by-laws. 



First meeting. 



Act takes effect 
on its passage. 



posting notices thereof in three or more public places in said town 
of Epping. 

Sec. 8. The said corporation may adopt, at the first meeting, a 
constitution and by-laws, but no power sliall remain in said corpo- 
ration to annul, amend, or repeal the same, at any other meeting 
than an annual one. 

Sec. 9. The first meeting of said corporation may be called by 
any three of the members named in this act, by posting notices as 
hereinbefore provided. 

Sec. 10. This act shall take effect from its passage. 

[Approved July 1, 1875.] 



CHAPTER CVI. 



AX ACT UNDER -S^^HICH THE STATE, COUNTY, DISTRICT, AND SUBORDINATE 
GRANGES OF THE ORDER OF PATRONS OF HUSBANDRY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE 
MAY BECOME INCORPORATED. 



SECTION 

1. Grange of thirteen members niaj' author- 

ize executive committee to make and ex- 
ecute articles of association : names and 
residences of members : corporate name : 
objects and purpose. 

2. Executive committee to make afBdavit that 

they are duly authorized, etc. 

3. Copy of articles of association to be re- 

corded in office of secretary of state : pow- 
ers of association : limitation as to real es- 
tate. 



Section 

4. Management and government of associa- 

tion. 

5. Copy of record ^rma/acte evidence of in- 

corporation. 

6. 3Iay borrow money and issue stock certifi- 

cates. 

7. May be repealed. 

8. Act takes effect— when. 



Be it enacted hy the Senate and House of Representatives in Geyieral 
Court convened : 



Grange of thir- 
teen members 
may authorize 
executive com- 
mittee to make 
and execute ar- 
ticles of associ- 
ation: names 
and residences 
of members : 
corporate 
name: objects 
and i^urpose. 



Section 1. Any thirteen or more persons, residents of this state, 
and of lawful age, and members of tlie state, or some county, dis- 
trict, or subordinate grange of the order of Patrons of Husbandry, 
may, for the purpose of incorporating said grange, authorize and di- 
rect, by vote of said grange, their executive committee to make and 
execute articles of association under their hand and seal, wliich ar- 
ticles shall be acknowledged before some officer having authority to 
take acknowledgments of deeds, and shall set forth (1) the names 
of thirteen or more persons, members of said grange, so associating, 
and their places of residence ; (2) the corporate name by which said 
association sliall be known in law ; (3) the objects and purposes of 
such corporation, which shall be to advance the moral, social, 
material, and intellectual interests of the members of said corpora- 
tion. 



1875.] 



Chapter CVI. 



607 



Sec. 2. Such articles of association shall liavc endorsed thereon, 
or annexed thereto, an afTidiivit made by the said executive commit- 
tee, sworn to before some officer in this state autiiorized to adminis- 
ter oaths, showing that the persons whose names are signed to said 
articles of association are members of said state, county, district, 
or subordinate grange of the order of the Patrons of Husbandry, 
and that they, the said executive committee, have been duly au- 
thorized by vote of said grange to make and execute said articles 
of incorporation of said grange. 

Sec. 3. A copy of said articles of association, and of the affidavit 
of the executive committee endorsed thereon or annexed thereto, 
certified to by one or more of the said executive committee, showing 
the same to be true copies of said original articles of association, 
and ai^davit endorsed thereon or annexed thereto, shall be filed and 
recorded in the office of the secretary of tlie state ; and the persons 
who shall have signed said articles of association, their associates 
and successors, in accordance with the requirements of the national 
and state granges of the said order of Patrons of Husbandry, shall 
be a body politic and corporate under and by the name expressed in 
such articles of association, and the corporation, formed under such 
articles of association as aforesaid, shall by the name designat- 
ed in such articles have succession, and be capable of suing and be- 
ing sued, of contracting and being contracted with, and of purchas- 
ing, receiving, and holding real and personal estate, by deed, gift, 
grant, or demise, [devise] , and may have a common seal, and may 
alter the same at pleasure, and shall have full power to give, sell, 
grant, convey, lease, mortgage, and dispose of any and all such real 
and personal estate, but the rents, income, and proceeds of all such 
property and estate shall be devoted exclusively to the objects for 
which the corporation is formed ; and the amount of real and per- 
sonal estate owned by such corporation shall not exceed the sum of 
ten thousand dollars in value at any one time. 

Sec. 4. Such corporation shall have power and authority to des- 
ignate, elect, and appoint, from its members, such officers and agents, 
under such name and style, as shall be in accordance with the con- 
stitution of the national and state granges of the order of Patrons 
of Husbandry, and as shall be provided for by the articles of associ- 
ation, or by-laws, or both, of the corporation ; and such corpora- 
tion shall have authority to make all such rules, regulations, and 
by-laws, not repugnant to the laws of this state, or the constitution 
and regulation of the national and state granges of the said or- 
der of Patrons of Husbandry, as may be necessary and convenient 
for the regulation, management, and government of the affairs, busi- 
ness, property, and interest of the corporation ; and such corpora- 
tion may change the location of its business office whenever deemed 
necessary, by giving due notice thereof to the secretary of state. 

Sec. 5. A copy of the record of the articles of association of 
every such corporation formed as aforesaid, filed in the office of the 
secretary of the state, shall be received as prima facie evidence of 
the existence and due incorporation of such corporation. 

Sec. 6. Every corporation organized under this act may, for the 
purpose of effecting the objects and purposes of the corporation, 



Executive com- 
mittee to make 
allidsivit tliat 
they are duly 
autiiorized, etc. 



Copy of articles 
of association 
to be recorded 
in office of sec- 
retary of state : 
powers of asso- 
ciation: limita- 
tion as to real 
estate. 



Management 
and govern- 
ment of associ- 
ation. 



Copy of record 
prima facie ev- 
idence of incor- 
poration. 



May borrow 
money and is- 
sue stock cer- 
titicates. 



508 



Chapters CVII, CVIII. 



[1875. 



May 1)C repeal- 
ed. 



Act takes effect 
— when 



borrow all necessary sums of money, create a capital stock and 
divide the same into shares, and make all such rules and regula- 
tions regarding the same, and the management thereof, and for the 
collection of assessments and calls upon such sliares, as may be ex- 
pedient. 

Sec. 7. All corporations formed under this act shall, in all things 
not herein expressed and provided for, be suljject to the laws of the 
state so far as the same may be ajjplicable to corporations formed 
under this act, and the legislature may alter and amend this act at 
any time. 

Sec. 8. This act shall take effect on and after its passage. 

[Approved July 1, 1875.] 



CHAPTER evil. 

AN ACT TO CHANGE THE NAME OF THE MEREDITn BRIDGE VILLAGE FIRE 

riiECINCT. 

Name chaiigeil to Laconia Fire Precinct. 

Be, it enacted hy the Senate and House of Representatives in General 
Court convened : 



Name changed 
to Laconia Fire 
Treciiict. 



Section 1. The name of the Mereditli Bridge Village Fire Precinct 
shall hereafter be the Laconia Fire Precinct ; and all acts and })arts 
of acts inconsistent with tlie provisions of this act are hereby re- 
pealed, and this act shall take effect upon its passage. 

[Approved July 1, 1875.] 



CHAPTER CVIII. 

AN ACT TO SEVER THE FARM OF ELISUA E. HODGE FROM DIXVILLE, AXD 
ANNEX THE SAME TO SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 7 IN COLEHROOK. 

Section 1. Town severed and annexed for school purposes. 

Be it enacted hy the Senate and House of Representatives in General 
Court convened : 



Town severed 
and annexed 
for scliool pur- 
poses. 



Section 1. That the homestead farm of Elisha E. Hodge of Dix- 
ville, in the county of Coos, be hereby severed from said Dixvillc 
and annexed to School District No. 7 in Colebrook, in said county, 
for school purposes. 

[Approved July 2, 1875.] 



1875.] 



Chapters CIX, CX. 



609 



CHAPTER CIX. 

AN ACT TO AMEND THE CHARTER OF THE UNION FIVE CENTS SAVINGS BANK. 

Section 1 Section 

1. Treiisurer to give boud same as treasurers 2. Act takes effect on its passage, 
of otlier baulis. | 

Be it enacted hy the Senate and House of Representatives in General 
Court convened: 

Section 1. Tlic cliartcr of the Union Five Cents Savinj^s Bank, Treasurer to 

1 1 J 1 i. /i J. 81^'*^ bond same 

located at Exeter, is hei-eby so altered and amended tiiat the ti'eas- as treasurers of 

ui-er of said bank is required to give bonds such as are required of '^"'"^ 
the treasurers of other savings banks by the laws of this state. 

Sec. 2. This act shall take effect from its passage. Act taites effect 

r. TTi^wfirr--! on Its passage. 

[Approved July 2, 187.).] 



CHAPTER CX. 



AN ACT IN RELATION TO THE FIRE DISTRICT IN PITTSFIELD. 



Section 
1. Limits of district may be enlarged ou peti- 
tion to selectmen. 



SECTION 

'i. Repealing. 

3. Act takes effect— when. 



Be it enacted hy the Senate and House of Representatives in General 
Court convened : 



Section 1. Tliat any portion of Pittsfield may be included in said Limits of ^dis-^ 
fire district, upon petition of ten or more legal voters of said town lai^ed on peti- 
to the selectmen of said town, if said selectmen shall deem it expe- J[i^g',\*° *"^*^'^^' 
dient, — the boundaries of the portion so included in said fire district 
to be fixed by the selectmen of the town. 

Sec. 2. All acts and parts of acts inconsistent with this act are Repealing, 
hereby repealed. 

Sec. 3. This act shall take effect from its passage. 

[Approved July 2, 1875.] 



Act takes effect 
-—when. 



510 



Chapter CXI, 



[1875. 



CHAPTER CXI. 



AN ACT TO IXCORPORATE THE SAWYER RIVER RAILROAD. 



Section 

1. Corporation constituted. 

2. Width and termini of road. 

3. Capital stock and bond.s. 

4. Directors maj' fix the rate of tolls on per- 

sons and property. 

5. Directors and other officers — their tenure 

of office and compensation. 



SECTION 

6. Annual meeting. 

7. First meeting. 

8. Subject to repeal. 
9. Act void if road 

years. 



not built within ten 



Be it enacted hy the Seriate and House of Representatives in General 
Court convened : 



Corporation 
constituted. 



Width and ter- 
mini of road. 



Capital stock 
and bonds. 



Directors may 
fix the r.ate of 
tolls on persons 
and property. 



Directors and 
other officers — 
their tenure of 
office and com- 
pensation. 



Section 1. That Daniel Saunders, Nathan H. Weeks, Charles W. 
Sannders, John W. Sanborn, Caleb Saunders, William A. Russell, 
their associates, successors, and assigns, are hereby made a body 
corporate by the name of the Sawyer River Railroad, with all the 
rights, powers, and privileges, and subject to all the liabilities, du- 
ties, and restrictions, set forth in the general laws, which now are or 
hereafter may be in force relating to railroad corporations. 

Sec. 2. Said corporation is authorized and empowered to locate, 
construct, and maintain a railroad, not exceeding six rods in width, 
with the necessary additions for excavations and embankments, 
from some convenient point in Hart's Location so called, westerly 
up the valley of Sawyer river to some convenient point at the 
height of land dividing the waters which flow into tlie Pemige- 
wasset river from the waters which flow into the Sawyer river, 
with the right to connect the same with any other railroad in this 
state within the termini aforesaid. 

Sec. 3. The capital stock of said corporation shall consist of not 
more than three thousand shares, of the par value of one hundred 
dollars per share ; and said corporation may issue its bonds, secured 
by mortgage of its road and franchise, to an amount not exceeding 
its capital stock. 

Sec. 4. A toll is hereby granted to said corporation upon all per- 
sons and property which may be transported by it, at such rates as 
may be fixed and determined by its directors from time to time ; and 
all the powers granted to said corporation, relating to the locating, 
constructing, and maintaining said road, are hereby vested in the 
directors of said corporation for the time being. 

Sec 5. The immediate government and direction of the affairs of 
said corporation shall be vested in seven directors, who shall be 
chosen by the stockholders or members annually by ballot, and 
shall hold their offices until others shall be duly elected and quali- 
fied in their stead ; and said directors, a majority of whom shall be 
a quorum for the transaction of business, shall elect one of their 
number to be president of the board and of the corporation ; they 
shall also choose a clerk wlio shall also be clerk of the corporation, 
and sworn to the faithful discharge of his duties ; a treasurer, who 
shall give bond with sureties to their satisfaction for the faithful 



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Chapter CXII. 



511 



Ing. 



performance of his trust ; and such other officers, agents, and ser- 
vants as they may deem expedient, fix their salaries, and generally 
shall have and exercise all the powers of the corporation fur carry- 
ing into effect the objects and purposes of this act. 

Sec. 6. The annual meeting of the members of said corporation Anmwimeet 
shall be holden at such time and place in this state as said corpo- 
ration by its by-laws, or the directors for the time l)eing, may ap- 
point ; and said corporation shall have power to make, ordain, and 
establish all such by-laws, rules, and regulations as they shall deem 
expedient and necessary, not repugnant to the constitution and laws 
of this state. 

Sec, 7. Any three of the persons named in this act may callthe 
first meeting of the grantees of said corporation, by publishing no- 
tice of the time and place of said meeting, in some newspaper pub- 
lished m said county of Grafton, at least two weeks before the day 
of said meeting. 

Sec. 8. The legislature may alter, amend, or repeal this act 
"whenever the public good shall require. 

Sec. 9. This act shall be void as to all parts of the railroad line 
herein named not constructed and completed within five years from withinteu 
the passage hereof ; and this act shall take effect from the passage 
thereof. 

[Approved July 2, 1875.] 



First meeting. 



Subject to re- 
peal. 

Act void if 
roiul not built 



CHAPTER CXII. 



AN ACT TO CHANGE THE NAME OF "THE PORTSMOUTH SOCIETY TO PREVENT 
CRUELTY TO ANIMALS." 



Section 
1. Name changed. 



S35CTION 

2. Act takes effect— when. 



Be it enacted hy the Senate and House of liejjresentatives in General 
Court convened : 



Section 1. The Portsmouth Society to Prevent Cruelty to Ani- 
mals, a corporation formed under the act of the legislature approv- 
ed July 1, 1874, and subsequently organized at Portsmouth, may 
take the name of and be hereafter known and designated as the 
"New Hampshire Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Ani- 
mals," from and after such time as this act shall be accepted by the 
members of said Portsmouth Society to Prevent Cruelty to Animals ; 
and thereafter all legacies, trusts, and bequests made to said society 
first named shall enure and be enjoyed by said society under the new 
name and designation. 

Sec. 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage. 

[Approved July 2, 1875.] 



Name changed. 



Act takes effect 
— when. 



512 



Chapters CXIII, CXIV. 



[1875. 



CHAPTER CXIII. 

AN ACT TO INCORPORATE THE FRANKLIN WOOD BOARD COMPANY, 



Section 

1. Corporation constituted. 

2. Place of business : purposes : powers. 

3. First meeting. 



Section 

4. Subject to repeal. 

5. Act takes effect on its passage. 



Be it enacted ly the Seriate and House of Representatives in General 
Court convened: 



Corporation 
constituted. 



Place of busi- 
ness : purposes : 
powers. 



First meeting. 



Subject to re- 
peal. 

Act takes effect 
on its passage. 



Section 1, Tliat William A. Russell, Jolin S, Brown, Charles H. 
Amsden, Warren F. Daniell, John G. Sinclair, Benjamin F.Brown, 
Charles A. Brown, E. B. Denison, Charles D. Brown, and John H. 
Rowell, their associates, successors, and assigns, be and hereby are 
made a body corporate by the name of the Franklin Wood Board 
Company, witli all the powers and privileges and subject to all the 
liabilities incident to corporations of a similar nature. 

Sec. 2. Said corporation is authorized to establish and carry on, 
in the town of Franklin in this state, such various manufactures as 
it may from time to time desire, in the improvement of the water- 
power on the Winnipiseogee river in said town ; and for that pur- 
pose may [purchase], take, hold, and convey real and personal prop- 
erty not exceeding in value at any one time the sum of twelve 
hundred thousand dollars, and manage, improve, and dispose of 
the same at pleasure. 

Sec, 3. Either of the persons named in this act may call the first 
meeting of said corporation, by giving three days' previous notice to 
each of the persons named herein. 

Sec, 4. Tlic legislature may at any time alter, amend, or repeal 
this act. 

Sec, 5. This act shall take effect upon its passage. 

[Approved July 2, 1875.] 



CHAPTER CXIV. 



t|a AN ACT TO INCORPORATE TUB NEW HAMPSHIRE ANTIQUARIAN SOCIETY. 



Section 

Preamble, 

1, Corporation constituted : name. 

2. Limitation as to property. 



Section 

3. Location, meetings, officers , and by-laws. 

4. First meeting. 

6. Act takes effect on its passage. 



Preamble, Whereas, The persoiis hereinafter named have associated them- 

selves together for the laudable purpose of collecting and pre- 
serving such books, papers, relics, and valuable curiosities as 



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Chapter CXIV. 



513 



will illustrate the modes, resources, aud general condition of the 
last and former generations ; the collection and publication, from 
time to time, of papers on personal, faniil}'', or local history, re- 
lating to New England in general, and New Hampshire in partic- 
ular; and of any and all manuscripts, documents, family records, 
and inscriptions relating to or throwing light upon the same ; 
the collection and classification of specimens in geology, mineral- 
ogy, and natural history in general, and of New Hampshire in 
particular ; and whereas the object of this association is of pub- 
lic interest and utility, and deserves public encouragement, — 
therefore. 



Be it enacted hy the Senate and House of Representatives in General 
Court convened : 

Section 1. That Silas Ketchum, Darwin C. Blanchard, Harlan 
P. Gage, Thomas B. B,ichardson, Henry A. Fellows, Benjamin F. 
Prescott, William A. Wallace, George T. Crawford, Leander W. 
Cogswell, John F. Jones, and Grovenor A. Curtice, with their asso- 
ciates, and such other persons as shall from time to time be admit- 
ted members of said association according to such constitution and 
by-laws as the members of said association may establish, be and 
they hereby are created a body politic and corporate, and shall for- 
ever hereafter continue and be known as the New Hampshire Anti- 
quarian Society, with all the powers, privileges, and liabilities inci- 
dent to corporations of this nature. 

Sec. 2. The said corporation may purchase, take by gift, and 
hold real and personal property to an amount not exceeding ten 
thousand dollars. 

Sec. 3. The said corporation shall have power to determine at 
what place their library and collections shall be located ; at what 
times and places their meetings shall be holden ; to elect from 
among the members of said corporation such officers, with such 
powers and duties, as they shall judge expedient ; and also to enact 
any by-laws for the government of said corporation, provided the 
same be not repugnant to the constitution and laws of this state. 

Sec. 4. The said Silas Ketchum, Henry A. Fellows, John F. 
Jones, and Grovenor A. Curtice, or any three of them, shall have 
power to call the first meeting of said corporation, at such time and 
place as they may deem expedient. 

Sec. 5. This act shall take effect upon its passage. 

[Approved July 2, 1875.] 



Corporation 
constituted : 
name. 



Limitation as 
to property 



Location, meet- 
ings, officers, 
and by-laws. 



Fii-st meeting. 



Act takes effect 
on its passage. 



514 



Chapter CXV. 



[18T5. 



CHAPTER CXV. 



AN ACT TO INCORPORATE THE SAVINGS BANK OF WALPOLE. 



Section 

1. Corporation constituted and located. 

2. Duties as to deposits. 

3. Limitation as to real estate. 

4. Deijosits by minors. 

5. Not to issue bills : compensation of officers. 



Section 

6. By-laws. 

7. Books subject to official inspection, 

8. First meeting. 

9. Act takeseflect — wlien. 



Be it enacted hy the Senate and House of Representatives in General 
Court convened : 



Corporation 
constituted and 
locat€d. 



Duties as to de- 
posits. 



Limitation as 
to real estate. 



Deposits by 
minors. 



Not to issue 
bills: compen- 
sation of offi- 
cers. 



Section 1. That Henry A. Hitclicock, Joliii W. Hayward, Benja- 
min F. Aldricli, Thomas B. Biiffum, Joshua B. Clark, Edwin K. 
Seabury, and Josiah G. Bellows, be and they hereby are constituted 
a body politic and corporate by the name of the Savings Bank of 
Walpole ; and they, with such other persons as shall be duly elected 
and admitted members of said corporation at regular meetings 
thereof according to such by-laws as may hereafter be established, 
shall be and remain a body corporate and politic by said name, and 
are and shall be invested with all the powers, rights, and privileges, 
and subject to all the duties and liabilities, which are or may be in- 
cident to corporations of a like nature by the laws of this state. 

Sec. 2. Said corporation may receive from any person or persons 
any deposit or deposits of money, and may use, manage, and im- 
prove the same for the benefit of the depositors, in such manner as 
shall be convenient or necessary for the security and profitable in- 
vestment thereof ; and all deposits may be withdrawn, and the net 
income or profit of the deposits divided, at such reasonable times, 
and in such manner and proportions, and subject to such equitable 
rules and regulations, as said corporation shall from time to time 
prescribe, agreeably to the laws of the state. 

Sec. 3. Said corporation may take and hold such real estate as 
shall be convenient in ti-ansacting the business thereof, but not ex- 
ceeding ill value at the time of the purchase or acceptance thereof 
by said corporation the sum of five thousand dollars ; and said corpo- 
ration may further take, hold, and dispose of such real estate as 
may in good faith be received by them, by way of security or pay- 
ment for loans made by them, or for any debts, demands, or liabili- 
ties which may be owing or accrue to said corporation. 

Sec. 4. Whenever any deposit shall be made by any minor, the 
trustees of said corporation may, at their discretion, pay to such 
depositor such sums as may be due him or her, although no guar- 
dian shall have been appointed for such minor, and the check, re- 
ceipt, or acquittance of such minor shall be as valid as if the same 
was executed by the guardian of said minor, or the said minor was 
of full age, if such deposit was made personally by said minor. 

Sec. 5. Said corporation shall not issue any bill or promissory 
note to circulate as currency, nor shall the members or officers of 
said corporation receive any profit or emolument from said savings 



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Chapter CXVI. 



515 



bank : provided, however, tliat a reasonable compensation may from 
time to time be made to the treasurer, secretary, and agents of said 
corporation for services actually rendered. 

Sec. 6. Said corporation may from time to time make such by- 
laws, rules, and regulations for its government and for the manage- 
ment of the business thereof as shall not be inconsistent with this 
act and the laws of this state. 

Sec. 7. The books and accounts of this corporation shall be at 
all times subject to the inspection of tlie governor and council, the 
bank commissioners, or other officers appointed for this purpose by 
either branch of the legislature, and the legislature may at any 
time alter, amend, or repeal this act. 

Sec. 8. Henry A. Hitchcock, Benjamin F. Aldrich, Thomas B. 
Buft'um, and Josiah G. Bellows, or any two of them, may call the 
first meeting of this corporation at such time and place, and in such 
manner, as they may think proper. 

Sec. 9. This act shall take effect from and after its passage. 

[Approved July 2, 1875.] 



By-laws. 



Books subject 
to olHcial iu- 
spuction. 



First meeting. 



Act talces effect 
— wlieu. 



CHAPTER CXVI. 

AN ACT TO REPEAL THE CHARTER OF THE MANCHESTER PRINT WORKS. 



Section 
1. Charter repealed. 



Section 
2. Act takes eilect on its passage. 



Be it enacted hy the Senate and House of Representatives in General 
Court convened : 

Section 1. That the charter of the Manchester Print Works, a 
corporation heretofore organized and doing business at Manchester 
in the county of Hillsborough, be and the same hereby is repealed, 
in accordance with the request of said corporation. 

Sec. 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage. 

[Approved July 2, 1875.] 



Charter repeal- 
ed. 



Act takes effect 
on its passage. 



516 



Chapters CXVII, CXYIII. 



[1875. 



CHAPTER CXVII. 



AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE TOWN OF SEABKOOK TO AID SCHOOL DISTRICT 
NUMBER FIVE IN SAID TOWN TO BUILD A SCHOOL-HOUSE. 

Section 1. Town may vote money to build school-house in district five. 

Be it enacted hy the Senate and House of Representatives in General 
Court convened : 

Town may vote SECTION 1. That tlie towii of Seabrook, at any legal meeting duly 
school-house hi warnccl and holden for that purpose, may appropriate such sum as 
disti-ict five. ^j^gy ^^jjy think expedient to aid school district number five in said 
town to build a school-house. 
[Approved July 2, 1875.] 



CHAPTER CXVIII, 



AN ACT IN AMENDMENT OF AN ACT PASSED JUNE SESSION, A. D. 1855, ENTITLED 
"AN ACT TO INCORPORATE THE PITTSFIELD SAVINGS BANK." 



Section 
1. Charter extended. 



Section 
2. Act takes effect— when. 



Be it enacted hy the Senate and House of Representatives in General 
Court convened : 



Charter extend- 
ed. 



'Act tdkes effect 
— when. 



Section 1. That an act incorporating the Pittsfield Savings 
Bank, passed at the June session, one thousand eight hundred and 
fifty-five, approved July 13, 1855, for the term of twenty years 
from its passage, be and the same hereby is extended and continued 
in force for the further term of twenty years from July 18, 1875, 
together with all the powers, rights, and privileges contained in said 
act of incorporation, provided said corporation shall conform to 
all the laws of the state relating to savings banks. 

Sec. 2. This act shall take effect from the time of its passage. 

[Approved July 2, 1875.] 



1875.] 



Chapter CXIX. 



■>11 



CHAPTER CXIX. 

AN ACT TO INCORPORATE THE ZETA CHAPTER OF THE PSI UPSILON FRATER- 
NITY. 



Sectiox 

1. Corporation constituted: its powers. 

2. Location : Mraitatiou as to propertj'. 



Section 

3. Act takes effect — when. 

4. Subject to repeal. 



Be it enacted hy the Senate and House of Representatives in General 
Court convened : 



Section 1. That Harry F. Towle, Alexander B. Crawford, John corporation 
W. Staples, William W. Prescott, Willis E. Noxon, Lewis P. Rosen- ^oweJ^*"'^' "' 
thai, Selim S. White, Thomas E. Knowland, John C. Dana, their 
associates, successors, and assigns, are hereby incorporated and 
made a body politic and corporate forever, by the name of the Zeta 
Chapter of the Psi Upsilon Fraternity, for the purpose of advanc- 
ing literary and scientific culture ; and by that name may have a 
common seal, may sue and be sued, prosecute and defend to final 
judgment and execution ; and are hereby invested Avith all the pow- 
ers, privileges, and immunities, and made subject to all the liabili- 
ties, incident to corporations of a similar nature, with powers to 
make and amend their constitution, by-laws, rules, and regulations 
for the government of said corporation and the management of its 
affairs, provided the same do not conflict with the constitution and 
laws of this state. 

Sec. 2. Said corporation may take and hold real and personal es- Location:^ lim- 
tate at Hanover, in this state, to an amount not exceeding fifteen 
thousand dollars, and may sell, convey, and otherwise dispose of the 
same, or any part thereof, for the purposes of said fraternity, at 
pleasure. 

Sec. 3. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after 
its passage. 

Sec. 4. This act may be altered, amended, or repealed, whenever, 
in the opinion of the legislature, the public good shall require it. 

[Approved July 2, 1875.] 



itation as to 
property. 



Act takes effect 
— wlieu. 



Subject to re- 
peal. 



518 



Chapters CXX, CXXI. 



[1875. 



CHAPTER CXX. 



AN ACT FOR THE RELIEF OF OLIVER E. PAIGE. 



Sectiox 
1. One hundred dollars appropriated to pay 
claim. 



Section 
2. Act takes effect — when. 



Be it enacted hy the Senate and House of Representatives in General 
Court convened: 



Cue hundred 
dollars ajipro- 
priated to pay 
claim. 



Act takes effect 
— when. 



Section 1. Oliver E. Paige of Lempster, in the county of Sulli- 
van, who enlisted and was mustered into the service of the United 
States, to serve for three j-ears or during the war, at Concord, on 
the fifth day of August, 1862, as a volunteer from said Concord, 
and who actually served during his term of enlistment, and was 
honorably discharged on the second day of August, 1865, but who 
has been deprived of any bounty and all benefit from the recent 
legislation of the state in consequence of the error or omission of 
the enlisting or mustering officer in not returning said Paige as hav- 
ing volunteered from any town, and having faithfully served upon 
the quota of the state, is hereby allowed and entitled to receive, from 
any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of 
one hundred dollars in full compensation of his claim for bounty 
on account of his said enlistment and service ; and the governor is 
hereby authorized and requested to draw his warrant therefor. 

Sec. 2. Tliis act shall take effect upon its passage. 

[Approved July 2, 1875.] 



CHAPTER CXXI. 



AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 7 IN BOSCAWEN TO LIGHT ITS 

STREETS. 



Section 

1. Precinct established. 

2. Officers — how and when elected. 

3. Money — how raised and disbursed. 



Section 

4. First meeting — ^how called. 

5. Act not in force unless adopted at first 

meeting. 



Be it enacted hy the Senate and House of Representatives in General 
Court convened : 



Precinct estab- 
lished. 



Officers— how 
and when elect- 
ed. 



Section 1. School district number seven, in the town of Boscawen, 
as now bounded, shall be a precinct for the purpose of lighting the 
streets in thickly settled parts thereof. 

Sec. 2. The officers of said precinct shall be a moderator, a clerk, 
and a precinct committee of three, to be elected by ballot and by 
major vote at the annual meeting of the legal voters of said pre- 
cinct. 



1875.] 



Chapter CXXII. 



519 



Sec. 3. Said precinct at the first, and at any annual meeting 
thereafter, may raise money for tlie purpose of paying tlic expense 
of lamp-jiosts, lamps, and other aj^paratus, and other expenses of 
lighting the streets of said precinct, to be assessed, collected, and 
paid once, to said committee, in the same manner as is by law pro- 
vided in the case of school-house taxes. 

Sec. 4. The selectmen of said town of Boscawcn shall call the 
first meeting of the legal voters of said precinct, to be held in Sep- 
tember, 1875, in the manner provided for calling school district 
meetings ; and the annual meetings shall be held in March, and be 
called by the precinct committee in the same manner. 

Sec. 5. This act shall not take effect and be in force unless 
adopted by major vote of the legal voters present and voting at 
the first meeting ; and if so adopted, officers may be elected at said 
first meeting, to hold till the next annual meeting, and till others 
are elected and qualified. 

[Approved July 2, 1875.] 



Money — how 
raised and dis- 
bursed. 



First meeting — 
how called. 



Act not in force 
unless adopted 
at first meeting. 



CHAPTER CXXII. 



AN ACT TO INCORPORATE THE WHITE MOUNTAIN CAMP-MEETING ASSOCIATION. 



Section 

1. Corporation constituted : its powers. 

2. Limitation as to real estate : may construct 

roads and appoint police agents. 

3. First meeting. 



Sectioit 

4. Property exempt from taxation. 

5. Subject to repeal. 

6. Act takes effect — wheu. 



Be it enacted hy the Senate and House of Representatives in General 
Court convened : 



Section 1. That James Pike, Larnard L. Eastman, Ralph Stone, 
Moses Pattee, Ezra F. Merrill, Henry H. Porter, Lewis Fogg, James 
Noyes, and Charles P. Stevens, their associates, successors, and as- 
signs, be and hereby are made a body politic and corporate by the 
name of the White Mountain Camp-meeting Association, for the 
purpose of promoting earnest Christianity, and the maintenance of 
an annual camp-meeting in the town of Northumberland under the 
auspices of the Methodist Episcopal Church, and for such other re- 
ligious, moral, charitable, and benevolent purposes as said corpora- 
tion may from time to time designate ; and by that name may sue 
and be sued, defend and be defended, use a common seal, and estab- 
lish all by-laws and regulations which may be necessary to carry out 
the purposes of this act, and have all the powers and privileges 
and be subject to all the liabilities by law incident to corporations 
of a similar nature. 

Sec. 2. Said corporation may purchase, take, and hold, by deed, 
gift, bequest, devise, or otherwise, real and personal estate, for the 
purposes of said corporation, to an amount not exceeding five thou- 
sand dollars, and may improve, use, sell, and convey, or otherwise 



Corporation 
constituted : 
powers. 



Limitation as to 
real estate : 
may construct 
roads and ap- 
point police 
agents. 



620 



Chapter CXXIII. 



[1875. 



First meeting. 



Property ex- 
empt from tax- 
ation. 

Subject to re- 
peal. 

Act takes effect 
— when. 



dispose of the same at pleasure ; it shall also have the power to 
build and keep in repair such highways as it may deem necessary 
for the purposes aforesaid, to connect with and intersect any other 
highway in said town of Northumberland. Said corporation is 
hereby vested with authority to appoint so many special agents to 
act as conservators of the peace as it may deem necessary, who shall 
have the same power and authority in relation to the disturbance of 
any meeting, or any breach of the peace, committed upon or about 
the grounds or property of said corporation, as is given by existing 
laws to police officers and watchmen : provided, that the appoint- 
ment of said agents be ratified by the selectmen of the town where 
said meeting is held. 

Sec. 3. The three persons first named in this act are authorized 
to call the first meeting of the members of said corporation, at such 
time and place as they shall see fit, within ninety days after the 
passage of this act, by personal notice to each member, or by pub- 
lication in such paper as they may designate, three weeks succes- 
sively. 

Sec. 4. Any real or personal estate held by said corporation, as 
aforesaid, shall be exempt from taxation. 

Sec. 5. The legislature may at any time alter, amend, or repeal 
this act, whenever the ])ublic good shall require the same. 

Sec. 6. This act shall take effect from its passage. 

[Approved July 2, 1875.] 



CHAPTER CXXIII. 



AN ACT TO EXTEND THE CHARTER OF THE DOVER FIVE CENTS SAVINGS BANK. 



Section 
1. Charter extended. 



Section 
2. Act takes effect— when. 



Be it enacted hy the Senate and House of Representatives in General 
Court convened : 



Charter extend- 
ed. 



Act takes effect 
—when. 



Section 1. That the act incorporating the Dover Five Cents Sav- 
ings Bank, approved July 10, 1856, is hereby extended and contin- 
ued in full force for twenty years, provided said corporation shall 
conform to all the laws of the state relating to savings banks. 

Sec. 2. This act shall take effect from and after Julv 10, 1876. 

[Approved July 2, 1875.] 



1875.] 



Chapter CXXIY. 



521 



CHAPTER CXXIY 



AN ACT TO INCORPORATE THE ICEARSARGE RESERVOIR COMPANY. 



Section 

1. Corporation coustituted. 

2. ItH powers : limitation as to property. 

3. First meeting. 



Section 

4. Subject to repeal. 

5. Act takes eiYect— when: county commis- 
sioners to examine dams. 



Be it enacted hy the Senate and House of Representatives in General 
Court convened : 

Section 1. That Jolm Rogers, Oliver P. Rcddington, Charles 
RecldiDgtou, Nehcmiah G. Ordway, R. E. Bartlett, Shanon Jameson, 
Gihiiaii' C. George, Jolm C. Ela, A. C. Carroll, and Erastus H. 
Bartlett, and their associates, successors, and assigns, be and are 
hereby made a body politic and corporate forever by the name of 
the Kearsarge Reservoir Company, and by that name may sue and 
be sued, prosecute and defend to final judgment and execution, and 
shall be and hereby are invested with all the powers and privileges, 
and may be subject to all the liabilities, contained in the laws of this 
state applicable to corporations of a similar nature. 

Sec. 2. Said corporation is hereby authorized and impowered to 
construct, manage, and use a reservoir or reservoirs for the improv- 
ment of water-power for manufacturing purposes on the Warner 
river in the town of Warner, county of Merrimack ; and for that 
purpose to erect and maintain a suitable dam or dams, and all build- 
ings and works necessary and convenient for the proper use and 
management of said reservoir or reservoirs ; and to purchase, hold, 
and enjoy real and personal estate not exceeding in value twenty- 
five thousand dollars, and the said company to dispose of the same 
at pleasure : j^^ovided, that nothing herein contained shall be con- 
strued as authorizing the construction or maintaining of a dam 
across said Warner river for reservoir purposes, or the holding or 
bringing the waters of Bradford pond or Bradford river in Brad- 
ford in said county for such purposes. 

Sec. 3. The said John Rogers, Oliver P. Reddington, N. G. Ord- 
way, and John C. Ela, or any two of them, may call the first meet- 
ing of this corporation by giving ten days' previous notice by adver- 
tisement in some newspaper published in the city of Concord. 

Sec. 4. The legislature may alter, amend, or repeal this act when- 
ever the public good shall i-equire. 

Sec. 5. This act shall take effect upon its passage : provided, that 
all dams now erected, or that may hereafter be constructed in ac- 
cordance with the foregoing act, shall he subjected to the examina- 
tion of the county commissioners of Merrimack county. 

[Approved July 2, 1875.] 



Corporation 
constituted. 



Its powers : 
limitation as to 
property. 



First meeting. 



Subject to re- 
peal. 

Act takes effect 
— when: coun- 
ty commission- 
ers to examine 
dams. 



522 



Chapters CXXV, CXXVI. 



[1875. 



CHAPTER CXXY. 



AN ACT TO REVIVE AND RENEW " AN ACT TO INCORPORATE THE NASHUA 
CAR MANUFACTURING COMPANY. 



Sectiox 
1. Cliarter revived. 



1 Skction 

I 2. Act takes effect ou its passage. 



Be it enacted hy the Seriate and Bouse of Representatives in General 
Court convened: 

Charter reviv- SECTION 1. That the " act to incorporate the Nashua Car Manu- 
tactiinng Company," approved July 3, 1872, be and hereby is re- 
vived and renewed in all of its provisions, as prescribed bv the laws 
of this state. ^ 

onlt^fSslgf ff' - This act shall take effect from and after its passage. 
[Approved July 2, 1875.] 



CHAPTER CXXVI. 

AN ACT TO ESTABLISH A BOARD OF EDUCATION IN SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 1, IN 

GOFFSTOWN. 



Section 

1. District may choose a board of education: 

their term of office, etc. 

2. Their powers aud duties. 

3. Their organization, meetings, and compen- 

sation. 



Section 

4. Treasurer and agent— his duties. 

5. District board to report to town board. 
C. Annual meeting. 

7. Act takes effect on its passage. 



Be it enacted hy the Senate and House of Representatives in General 
Court convened: 



District may 
choose a board 
of education : 
their term of 
oflace, etc. 



Section 1. School district No. 1, in Goffstown, in the county of 
Hillsborough, is hereby authorized, at any legal meeting duly noti- 
fied for the purpose, to choose by ballot and [by] major vote of the 
qualified voters of the district present and voting, a board of edu- 
cation, consisting of six persons having the legal qualifications 
prescribed by law for prudential and school committees, two of 
whom shall hold office for one year, two for two years, and two for 
three years, from the time of the annual meeting in March, 1876, 
and until others are duly chosen and qualified in their stead, — the 
term of office of each to be determined by lot at the first meeting 
of the board, and a record thereof made. Two members of said 
board shall be chosen annually, at every annual meeting of the 
district after the first choice thereof as aforesaid, by ballot and by 
major vote of the qualified voters of the district present and voting, 



1875.] 



Chapters CXXVI. 



523 



to fill the vacancies that will annually occur by the expiration of 
the term of office of two of the incuml)ents, and to hold office for 
three ycai'S and until others shall be duly chosen and qualified in 
their stead. Any vacancy occurring- from any other cause may Ije 
filled in like manner at a special meeting- held for the purpose, 
otherwise at the next annual meeting ; and the person chosen to fill 
such vacancy shall hold office during the unexpired term, and until 
another shall be duly chosen and qualified in stead. 

Sec. 2. Said board of education sliall liave the care and custody 
of all the property belonging to the district, shall employ teachers 
and iix. their compensation, sliall liave the control and management 
of the schools of the district, and examine and allow all cUiims 
arising therefrom ; and generally shall have and enjoy all the pow- 
er and authority and perform all the duties by law pertaining to the 
office of prudential committees. 

Sec. 3. Said board shall be sworn to the faithfid performance of 
their duties, shall choose a chairman and secretary of their own 
number, and shall hold meetings as often as may be necessary for 
the discharge of their duties ; and the secretary shall keep a record 
of all their proceedings, in ])Ooks kept for that purpose, at the expense 
of the district. They shall receive no compensation for their ser- 
vices, except such sums as the town of Goft'stown may allow them 
for performing the duties of school committee within said district, 
which may be apportioned among them according to the services ren- 
dered by each in that capacity. 

Sec. 4. A report of the receipts and disbursements during the 
year shall be made to the district at every annual meeting by said 
board, or by such member of the board as they may appoint to act 
as treasurer, and, if they so elect, to act as agent in providing fuel, 
furniture, and other necessaries for the accommodation of the va- 
rious schools of the district, who shall receive such compensation as 
the district may determine. 

Sec. 5. It shall be the duty of said board to make a report to the 
superintending school committee of said town of Goffstown, on or 
before the first day of March in each year, containing such facts as 
said superintending school committee shall be required by law to 
report to the town at its next annual meeting, and such other in- 
formation as said superintending school committee shall have occa- 
sion to use in making any report required by law to be made. 

Sec. 6. The annual meeting of said school district shall be held 
in the month of March. 

Sec. 7. This act shall take effect upon its passage. 

[Approved July 2, 1875.] 



Their powers 
and duties. 



Their organiza- 
tion, meetings, 
and compensa- 
tion. 



Treasurer and 
agent — his 
duties. 



District board 
to report to 
town board. 



Annual meet- 



Act takes effect 
on its passage. 



524 



Chapters CXXVII, CXXYIII. 



[1875. 



CHAPTER CXXYII. 



AN ACT IX AMENDMENT OF AN ACT TO INCORPORATE THE WARNER AND 
KEARSARGE ROAD COMPANY. 



Section 
1. Authorized to take and convey land to 
United States for signal station. 



Section 
2. Act takes eifect — wlien. 



Be it enacted hy the Senate and House of Representatives in General 
Court convened : 



Authorized to 
take and con- 
vey land to 
United States 
for signal 
station. 



Act takes effect 
—when. 



Section 1. That the Warner & Kearsarge Road Company be 
empowered to lay out, under section three of their charter, a suffi- 
cient amount of land, at or near the top of Kearsarge mountain, 
and upon the line of the Warner & Kearsarge Mountain Road, 
between Warner village and the top of said Kearsarge mountain, to 
accommodate and to enable the United States signal service bureau 
to enact [erect] and maintain a signal station at or rear the top of 
said Kearsarge mountain ; and said Warner & Kearsarge Moun- 
tain Road Company is hereby empowered to transfer to the United 
States a suitable amount of land to enable the signal service bureau 
to erect and maintain a station upon said mountain. 

Sec. 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage. 

[Approved July 3, 1875.] 



CHAPTER CXXVIH. 



AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE WORCESTER & NASHUA RAILROAD COMPANY 
TO PURCHASE AND HOLD, OR HAVE HELD FOR ITS BENEFIT, BONDS OR 
SHARES OF THE CAPITAL STOCK OF THE NASHUA & ROCHESTER PiAILROAD. 



Section 
1. Worcester & Nashua Railroad may hold 
bonds and stock of Nashua & Rochester 
Railroad. 



Section 
2. Act takes effect on its passage. 



Be it enacted hy the Senate and House of Representatives in General 

Court convened: 



Worcester & 
Nashua Rail- 
road may hold 
bonds and stock 
of Nashua & 
Rochester Rail- 
road. 



Section 1. The Worcester & Nashua Railroad Company may 
purchase and hold any portion of tlie first mortgage bonds of the 
Nashua & Rochester Railroad, and may likewise purchase and hold, 
or have held for its benefit, any shares of the capital stock of the 
said Nashua & Rochester Railroad : provided, that said purchase 
shall be duly authorized by said corporation by a majority vote on 
the stock represented at a meeting of its stockholders duly called 



1875.] 



Chapter CXXIX. 



525 



for the purpose : also, provided, that any shares of the capital stock 
of the Nasliua & Rochester Railroad shall be exchanocd at par for 
said bonds by the Worcester & Nashua Railroad Company upon 
presentation. 

Sec. 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage. 

[Approved July 3, 1875.] 



Act takes effect 
ou its passage. 



CHAPTER CXXIX. 

AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE PETERBOROUGH RAILROAD TO ISSUE BONDS AND 
^FOR OTHER PURPOSES. 



SECTION 

1. Corporation aixtlicrlzed to Issue bouds. 

2. Connecting roaus may purchase and hold 

said bonds. 



Section 
3. Act takes effect on its passage- 



Be it enacted hy the Senate and House of Representatives in General 
Court convened : 



Section 1, The Peterborough Railroad is authorized to issue 
bonds not exceeding in amount one hundred and seventy-five thou- 
sand dollars, of such denominations, bearing such rate of interest 
not exceeding seven per cent, per annum, and payable at such times 
as said corporation may determine, at any meeting of the stockhold- 
ers legally called for that purpose. 

Sec. 2. Any railroad corporation having business connections 
Tvith said Peterborough Railroad is authorized to subscribe for and 
hold the capital stock and bonds of said Peterborough Railroad. 

Sec. 3. This act shall take effect upon its passage. 

[Approved July 3, 1875.] 



Corporation 
authorized to 
issue bonds. 



Connecting 
roads may pur-, 
chase and hold 
said bonds. 

Act takes effect 
on its passage. 



526 



Chapter CXXX. 



[1875. 



CHAPTER CXXX. 



AN ACT TO IXCORPORATE THE INDIAN HEAD FIRE INSURANCE COMPANY. 



Section 

1. Corporation constituted and located. 

2. Capital stock : limitation as to real estate. 

3. List of stockholders to be certified to state 

treasurer. 

4. Rate of taxation and distribution of tax. 



Section 

5. By-laws. 

6. First meeting. 

7. Subject to repeal. 

8. Act takes effect— when. 



Be it enacted hy the Senate and House of Representatives in General 
Court convened : 



Corporation 
constituted 
and located. 



Capital stock ; 
limitation as to 
real estate. 



List of stock- 
holders to be 
certified to state 
treasurer. 



Rate of taxa- 
tion and dis- 
tribution of tax. 



By-laws. 



Section 1. That Charles H. Nutt, George A. Raiiisdell, Josiah G. 
Graves, Hiram M. Goodrich, Reuljeu Godfrey, Archibald H. Dun- 
lap, George W. Davis, Charles Williams, Charles H. Campbell, 
John G. Kimball, Daniel F. Runnells, and their associates, succes- 
sors, and assigns, be and hereby are made a corporation by the name 
of the Indian Head Fire Insurance Company, to be established in 
the city of Nashua, in the county of Hillsborough, for the purpose 
of making insurance against losses by fire or lightning ; and may 
sue and be sued in their corporate name, and have the powers and 
privileges, and be subject to the liabilities and restrictions, of corpo- 
rations of a similar nature in this state. 

Sec. 2. The capital stock of said corporation shall be one hun- 
dred thousand dollars, which may be increased from time to time at 
the pleasure of said corporation to an amount not exceeding five 
hundred thousand dollars, divided into shares of one hundred dol- 
lars each ; and [said corporation] may acquire and hold real estate to 
an amount not exceeding twenty-five thousand dollars, exclusive of 
such as may be taken for debt or held as collateral security. 

Sec. 3. It shall be the duty of the treasurer of said corporation, 
on or before the first day of May in each year, to transmit to the 
treasurer of the state a certified statement, under oath, of the name 
and residence of each of the shareholders in said company, on the 
first day of April preceding, with the number of shares owned by 
such persons. 

Sec. 4. On or before the first day of October, annually, said com- 
pany shall, in lieu of all other taxes against said company or its 
shareholders, pay to the treasurer of the state one per cent, on the 
amount of its capital holden on the first day of April preceding. 
One fourth of said one per cent, shall be retained by the treasurer 
for the use of the state, and three fourths of said one per cent, shall 
be by him distributed to the several towns in this state, in the same 
proportion that the number of shares owned in each town bears to 
the whole number of shares. Said three fourths of one per cent, 
may be appropriated, by the selectmen receiving the same, to tho 
several purposes for which taxes are assessed upon the polls and 
estates "of such stockholders within such town. 

Sec. 5. The corporation may make by-laws for the regulation of 
its affairs, not inconsistent with the laws of this state. 



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Chapter CXXXI. 



527 



Sec. 6. Any three persons named in this act may call the first riist meeting 
meeting of said corporation, by giving notice thereof in writing, 
to each person named in this act, three days at least pi'ior to said 
meeting. 

Sec. 7. The legislature may at any time alter, amend, or repeal subject to rc- 
this act, if in their opinion the public good requires it, 

Sec. 8. This act shall take effect from and after its 

[Approved July 3, 1875.] 



passage. 



peal. 

Act takes effect 
— when. 



CHAPTER CXXXI. 



AX ACT TO IXCORPORATE THE HIBERNIAN UNITED BENEVOLENT SOCIETY IN 

DOVER. 



Section ' Sectiox 

1. Corporatiou coiistitiiteil : its powers and i 4. First meeting. 

duties. 5. Subject to repeal. 

2. Limitation as to real estate. 

3. By-laws. 



6. Act takes effect — when. 



Be it enacted hy the Senate and House of Representatives in G-eneral 
Court convened: 



Section 1. That John Hughes, John McCaw, Michael G. Cole, 
James Grimes, Patrick McManus, Peter McArdlc, Patrick McKen- 
na, Patrick FarroU, Patrick H. Hughes, and Patrick Coskeii, their 
associates, successors, and assigns, be and liereby are constituted a 
corporation by the name of the Hibernian United Benevolent Soci- 
ety in Dover, for the purposes of charity and mutual benefit, with 
all the powers and privileges, and subject to all the duties, liabili- 
ties, and restrictions, common to corporations of a similar nature. 

Sec. 2. Said corporations shall have the power to hold, by gift, 
grant, bequest, purchase, or otherwise, any estate, real or per- 
sonal, which shall not exceed in value two thousand dollars. 

Sec. 3. Said corporation may adopt such rules and by-laws, the 
same not being repugnant to the laws of this state, as they may 
deem expedient. 

Sec. 4. The first three grantees, or either two of them, may call 
the first meeting of the corporation by giving notice of the same 
in some paper printed in Dover at least two weeks before the day 
of the meeting. 

Sec. 5. The legislature may alter or amend this act whenever 
the public good may require the same. 

Sec. 6. This act shall take effect on and after its passage. 

[Approved July 3, 1875.] 



Corporation 
constituted: its 
powers and 
duties. 



Limitation 

as to real estate. 



By-laws. 



First meeting. 



Subject to re- 
peal. 

Act takes ef- 
fect — when. 



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Chapters CXXXII, CXXXIII. 



[1875. 



CHAPTER CXXXII. 

AN ACT TO SEVER THE HOMESTEAD FARMS OF HENRY FAMES AND JA]SIES C. 
FAMES FROM SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 6 IN SWANZEY, AND ANNEX THE SAME 
TO SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 11 IN SAID SWANZEY, FOR SCHOOL PURPOSES. 

Section l. Farms aevered from one and annexed to another district. 

Be it enacted by the Seriate and House of Representatives in Cieneral 
Court convened : 



Farms severed 
from one and 
annexed to 
anotlier dis- 
trict. 



Section 1, The homestead farms of Henry Eames and James C. 
Eamcs are hereby severed from school district number six in Swan- 
zey and annexed to school district number eleven in said Swanzey, 
for school purposes. 

[Approved July 3, 1875.] 



CHAPTER CXXXIII. 

AN ACT TO INCORPORATE THE DOVER POINT NEW HAMPSHIRE MONUMENT 

ASSOCIATION. 



feEOTlOIf 

1. Corporation constituted*, its powers and 

property. 

2. Organization and management. 



SECTtOK 

3. Treasurer to give bond, etc. 

4. First meeting. 

5. Ae-t takes elfect — when: subject to repeal. 



Be it enacted hy the Senate arid House of Representatives in General 
Court convened: 



Corporation 

constituted ; its 
powers and 
property. 



Section 1. That Nathaniel Bouton, Samuel M. Wheeler, Alonzo 
Quint, Aaron H. Cragin, A. H. Duncan, Edmund Burke,William W. 
Russell, William P. Wheeler, Austin F. Pike, William Hale, W. 
G. Shaw, George A. Pillsbury, Charles E. Libby, John M. Brackett, 
A. D. Smith, Charles W. Tuttle, Thomas W. Pierce, John B. Clarke, 
E. C. Bailey, Benjamin Cole, Daniel Hall, Ossian Ray, Hosea W. 
Perkins, Charles P. Sanborn, Samuel B. Page, Clinton W. Stanley, 
John D. Lyman, Frank Jones, William W. Rollins, Aaron W. 
Stevens, Bainbridge Wadleigh, William L. Ladd, Harry Bingham, 
Charles S. Whitehouse, Charles W. Woodman, Jolni McDuffee, 
G. M. Herring, Josiah G. Edgeidy, Joseph Hayes, Fred Smyth, 
Daniel Marcy, Samuel D. Bell, William L. Stevens, Ichabod Good- 
win, Edmund J. Lane, Asa A. Tufts, David H. Buffum, John A. 
Burley, Z. S. Wallingford, John Bracewell, Oliver Wyatt, Jonathan 
Sawyer, E. P. Hodsdon, Thomas J. Smith, their associates and sue- 



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Chapter CXXXIII. 



529 



Organization 
aad manage- 
ment. 



cessors, be and licreby arc created a body politic and corporate by 
the name of the Dover Point New Hampshire Monument Associa- 
tion, in the city of Dover, in commemoration of the settlement at 
that place in 1623, and the erection of the first meeting-house in 
the state of New Hampshire ; and by that name may sue and be 
sued, prosecute and defend to final judgment and execution, and 
shall be and hereby is invested with all of the powers and privi- 
leges, and made subject to all the liabilities, of corporations of a 
similar nature ; and may take and hold real and personal estate by 
donation, devise, payment, or otherwise, for the purposes of said 
corporation, in addition to the monument proposed and the land ap- 
purtenant, to an amount not exceeding thirty-five thousand dollars, 
and the same sell, convey, and dispose of at pleasure. 

Sec. 2. Said grantees, at a meeting called as hereinafter provided, 
or at any adjournment thereof, may organize themselves into a cor- 
poration under this act, and such corporation may elect such officers, 
trustees, and managers as shall then be determined, and make such 
laws and regulations as are necessary and proper for the manage- 
ment of its affairs and the objects of the association, provided the 
same are not repugnant to law and the provisions of this act. 

Sec. 3. The treasurer of the corporation, or of the trustees, as 
may be determined, shall give bond with sufficient sureties, or secu- 
rity for the faithful performance of his duty, in such sum as the trus- 
tees or managers may determine ; and his books of account shall be 
open to the inspection of every member of the corporation, and any 
subscriber to the fund for the erection of the monument. 

Sec. 4. Any three of said grantees may call a meeting of the First meeting 
grantees at such time and place as they may elect, by publishing a 
notice thereof in the Dover Enquirer, the Independent Statesman, 
and New Hampshire Patriot, fifteen days previous to the day of 
meeting. 

Sec. 5. This act shall take effect at its passage, and be subject 
to amendment and repeal by the legislature. 

[Approved July 3, 1875.J 



Treasurer to 
give bond, etc. 



Act takes effect 
— when : subject 
to repeal. 



530 



Chapter CXXXIY. 



[1875. 



CHAPTER CXXXIY. 

AN ACT TO IXCORPORATE THE FRANKLIN AQUEDUCT COMPANY. 



Section 
1. Corporation constituted: its purpose and 

powers. 
• 2. Capital stock : meetings : by-laws and oflS- 

cers. 



Section 

3. Authorized to take land: adjustment of 

damages. 

4. Company to repair damages to highways. 

5. Subject to repeal: takes effect — when. 



Be it enacted hj the Senate and House of Hepresentatives in General 
Court convened: 



Corporation 
constituted: its 
purpose aud 
powers. 



Capital stock. 



Annual meet- 
ing. 

Special meet- 
ings. 

First meeting. 



By-laws aud of- 
ficers. 



Limitation as 
to real estate. 



May take land 
for authorized 
purpose. 



Disagi'eemeut 
as to damages, 
etc. — how set- 
tled. 



Section 1. That Warren P. Daniell, Asa B. Closson, William F. 
Thompson, Alvah W. Sulloway, David Gilchrist, Edward B. S. 
Sanborn, Frank H. Daniell, and Alexis Proctor, their associates, 
successors, and assigns, be and hereby are made a body politic and 
corporate by the name of the Franklin Aqueduct Company, for 
the purpose of bringing fresh water into the villages of Franklin 
in this state, in subterraneous pipes, and by that name may sue and 
be sued, prosecute and defend to final judgment and execution, 
and are hereby vested with all the powers and subject to all the 
liabilities incident to corporations of a similar nature. 

Sec. 2. The capital stock of said corporation shall consist of a 
sum not exceeding ten thousand dollars, and the same maybe fixed 
and determined at the first meeting of said corporation. The an- 
nual meeting of said corporation shall be held on the day and at 
the place prescribed by the by-laws, at which meeting directors may 
be chosen. The directors may call special meetings whenever they 
shall deem it expedient, giving such notice as the by-laws may pre- 
scribe. Any person named in this act may call the first meeting of 
said corporation, by giving at least ten days' notice in writing to the 
other persons named herein, at which meeting associates may be 
admitted, by-laws adopted, a president, clerk, and such other offi- 
cers and agents chosen as may be deemed necessary to carry into 
effect the objects of this act, and such other things done as may be 
necessary for the purposes of this act. 

Sec. 3. Said corporation is authorized to purchase and hold any 
real estate necessary to carry into effect the purposes of this act, 
not exceeding five thousand dollars in value ; and said corporation 
is authorized to enter upon and break ground and dig ditches in 
any land or enclosure, or in any street or highway, through which 
it may be necessary for said aqueduct to pass, for the purpose of 
placing such pipes or doing other things necessary for building and 
completing said aqueduct or repairing the same : provided, that in 
case said corporation and the owners of land through which said 
aqueduct may pass shall not agree, either upon the place of laying 
the same or upon the amount of compensation to be made for the 
damage done to said land, before said corporation, its agents and 
servants, shall be allowed to enter upon said land for the purposes 
aforesaid, application shall be made by said corporation for that pur. 



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Chapter CXXXY. 



531 



pose to the circuit court for the county of Merrimack, by petition, 
and said court sludl refer tlie same to the county commissioners, 
wlio shall appoint a time and place of hearing, and give notice 
thereof in the same manner as is now prescribed by law for laying 
out highways ; and said commissioners shall have power, upon the 
hearing before them, to determine and locate the place where said 
aqueduct may be laid. Said commissioners sliall also assess the 
damages therefor, and make report thereof to said court, who may 
render judgment thereon and issue execution therefor. If either 
party is aggrieved by the report of the county commissioners upon 
the question of damages, they may be entitled to trial by jury, which 
shall be under the direction of said court. 

Sioc. 4. If it sliall be necessary to break up or dig ditches in any 
of the streets or highways in said town, the same shall be put in 
proper repair by said aqueduct company, so far as the want of re- 
pair is caused by the act of said aqueduct company ; and if said 
aqueduct company shall fail to put them in repair as aforesaid, 
the town may cause the same to be done at the expense of said 
aqueduct company. 

Sec. 5. The legislature may alter, amend, or repeal this act 
whenever the public good may require it ; and this act shall take 
effect upon its passage. 

[Approved July 3, 1875.] 



Company to re- 

Eair damages to 
ighways. 



Subject to re- 
peal: takes ef- 
fect — when. 



CHAPTER CXXXV. 

AN ACT TO INCORPORATE THE NEW ENGLAND UNIVERSITY OF ARTS AND 

SCIENCES. 



Section 

1. Cori3oratiou constituted: its location and 

Ijowers. 

2. Grantees may elect associates, trustees, and 

officers. 



Sectio^t 

3. May appoint instructors. 

4. Degrees may be conferred. 

5. First meeting. 

6. Subject to repeal : takes effect— wben. 



Be it enacted hy the Senate and House of Ilepresentatives in General 
Court convened : 



Section 1. That Harry C. Stickney, David M. Smith, John W. coi-poratiou ^ 
Smith, Samuel H. Martin, Frederick Smyth, E. A. Straw, Moody location^and ^'^ 
Currier, and B. W. Harrington, their associates and successors, are P"*^^"'*- 
hereby constituted a body politic and corporate by the name of the 
New England University of Arts and Sciences, to be located at 
Manchester in said state, with all the riglits, powers, and privileges 
incident to such corporations ; may take and hold real and personal 
estate to an amount not exceeding seventy-five thousand dollars, 
and the same may keep, manage, sell, and dispose of at pleasure. 

Sec. 2. The said grantees, at any regular meeting duly notified ^ectl^ssoci^esi 
and holden for that purpose, are hereby authorized to elect associ- gc'^rs^.®^ ''^^'^ °^' 



582 



Chapter CXXXY. 



[1875. 



Blay appoint in- 
structors. 



Degrees may be 
conferred. 



First meeting. 



Subject to re- 
peal: takes ef- 
fect — when. 



ates, and fill any vacancy that may occur in their number ; may 
elect a board of trustees not exceeding five, who shall have charge 
of the management of said corporation ; may make such by-laws, 
rules, and regulations for the management of the institution, and 
may elect such officers and prescribe their respective duties, as 
shall be proper and necessary for the proper control and adminis- 
tration thereof. 

Sec. 3. Said corporation may appoint from time to time such 
professors and instructors in the diffei'cnt departments of said uni- 
versity as may be necessary for a thorough course of instruction in 
literature, in the arts and sciences, and in medicine. 

Sec. 4. Said board of trustees, when elected, are authorized and 
empowered to establish and confer all such degrees and honors as 
are usually conferred in similar institutions upon any person or 
persons whom they shall deem Avorthy thereof, or who shall have 
completed the regular course of study prescribed by the faculty of 
the department in which they liave entered. 

Sec. 5. Harry C. Stickney may call the first meeting of said 
grantees, at such time, in said city of Manchester, as he may deem 
proper, by publication of a notice for such meeting three weeks suc- 
cessively before the time of said meeting, or by notice in writing to 
each grantee at least six days before said meeting. 

Sec. 6. The legislature may alter, amend, or repeal this act 
whenever in their opinion the public good requires it ; and this act 
shall take effect from its passage. 

[Approved July 3, 1875.] 



1875.] 



Chapter CXXXVI. 



533 



CHAPTER CXXXVI. 



AN ACT TO INCORPORATE THE GUARANTY SAVINGS BANK AT NASHUA. 



Section 

1. Corporation constituted : name, powers, and 

duties. 

2. May receive and invest deposits. 

3. Permanent guaraut5' fund to be provided: 

general deposits to have precedence of 
special deposits: proportion of guaranty 
fund to general deposits. 

4. Guaranty fund — how constituted: not to 

be reduced below the required amount : 
rate of interest on general deposits : spe- 
cial depositors to receive no interest: how 
compensated: proviso. 



Section 

5. Special depositors to be members of cor- 
poration entitled to one vote for each .$100 
deposited: no individual liability: trus- 
tees; (luoruni: rules and regulations. 

f). Limitation as to real estate. 

7. Taxation of special deposits. 

8. First meeting. 

9. Any savings bank may adopt this act: pro- 

viso. 

10. Sul)ject to repeal. 

11. Act takes effect — when. 



Be it eyiacted hi/ the Senate and House of Representatives in General 
Court convened : 



Section 1. Francis B. Ayer, Euo-cne F. McQuesten, David 0. 
Smith, Joseph Clougli, Frank A. McKean, Josiah M. Fletcher, John 
Wliite, Gihnan Scripture, William T. Parker, George W. Davis, 
William H. Knowles, Paul Lucier, Henry C. Little, Philip Chagnow, 
Edward M. Temple, and their associates, successors, and assigns, 
are hereby made a body politic and corporate under the name of 
the Guaranty Savings Bank, to be located at Nashua, with all the 
rights and privileges, and subject to all the duties and liabilities, 
except so far as otherwise provided in this charter, which by the 
laws of this state are incident to savings bank corporations. 

Sec. 2. Said bank may receive deposits of money from any per- 
son or persons on such terms and conditions as may be prescribed 
by it or its trustees, or be agreed to by the parties making the same, 
and may invest and manage the moneys deposited in or belonging 
to it in such securities and stocks, and in such ways, as may be for 
the convenience and advantage of the bank, subject, however, to the 
provisions of section three of the act of July ninth, A. D. 1869, in 
relation to savings banks, and section nine of chapter seventy-one 
of the laws of 1874. 

Sec. 3. For the better protection and security of the general de- 
positors of the bank, it shall provide for and have a permanent 
guaranty fund of not less than fifty thousand dollars, with liberty 
to increase the same at pleasure to not exceeding two hundred thou- 
sand dollars. Said fund shall be kept and maintained as a guaranty 
to the general deposits for the repayment of said deposits, accord- 
ing to the terms and conditions thereof, in case of any insufficiency 
of the assets of the bank to pay all of its liabilities; and the gen- 
eral deposits shall have precedence of payment from the assets of 
the bank before payment from said assets on account of said guar- 
anty fund ; and no business in the way of receiving general de- 
posits shall be transacted by the bank unless the amount of fifty 
thousand dollars shall then have been provided for said guaranty 



Corporation 
constituted. 



Name. 



Powers and 
duties. 



May receive 
and invest de- 
posits. 



Permanent 
guaranty fund 
to be provided. 



General depos- 
its to have pre- 
cedence of spe- 
cial deposits. 



534 



Chapter CXXXVI. 



[1875. 



Proportion of 
guaranty fund 
to general de- 
posits. 

Guaranty fund 
— Iiow consti- 
tuted. 



Not to be reduc- 
ed below the 
requisite 
amount. 
Rate of interest 
on general de- 
posits. 

Special depos- 
itors to receive 
no interest : 
how compen- 
sated. 



Proviso. 



Special depos- 
itors to be 
members of 
corporation. 

Entitled to one 
vote for each 
SlOO deposited. 
No individual 
liabilitj'. 



Trustees. 



Quorum. 



Rules and reg- 
ulations. 



Limitation as 
to real estate. 



Taxation of 
special depos- 



First meetinj?. 



Any savings 
bank may adopt 
this act. 

Proviso. 



fund, nor to a greater amount of general deposits than five hundred 
thousand dollars, unless the amount of one hundred thousand dol- 
lars shall then have been provided for said fund. 

Sec. 4. Special deposits maybe received by the bank to constitute 
the guaranty fund before mentioned, which shall not be withdrawn 
except by the permission of the bank, nor at any time so as to 
reduce said fund below the amount required for the same as herein- 
before provided. The general deposits shall be entitled to such rate 
of interest from the bank as may be prescribed or agreed to, not, 
however, in any case to exceed the rate of six per cent. })er annum ; 
and the special deposits for the guaranty fund sliall not be entitled 
to any interest, but instead thereof shall have all the net income 
and profits of the bank above its expenses, the interest due to the 
general deposits as aforesaid, and all losses of the bank. And said 
net income and profits may be divided proportionally among said 
special deposits, at such times and in sucli ways as the bank or its 
trustees may order : provided, however, that such dividends shall be 
made only when the net resources of the bank above its expenses, 
its liabilities for tile general deposits, and the guaranty fund afore- 
said, shall be suflicient to pay the same. 

Sec. 5. The special depositors for the guaranty fund, and tlieir 
assigns, shall by virtue thereof become and be members of the cor- 
poration, and have and exercise all the rights and powers of the 
same, — each special depositor being entitled to one vote for each one 
hundred dollars of his said deposit. But no member shall incur, or 
be subject to, any individual liability, in any case, for any debts or 
liabilities of the corporation ; and the management and control of 
the affairs of the corporation sliall- be vested in a board of not less 
than seven nor more than ten trustees, to be chosen by the mem- 
bers of the corporation. A majority of said board, at any meeting 
duly notified, shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of 
business ; and said board shall have the power to make and es- 
tablish such rules and regulations as they may think proper for 
the transacting and governing the business of the corporation. 

Sec. 6. Said bank may purchase and hold real estate to the value, 
when purchased, of not exceeding forty thousand dollars ; and may 
hold such amounts as may at any time be deemed advisable, for the 
security and satisfaction of any dues to it. 

Sec. 7. The special deposits for the guaranty fund shall be as- 
sessed and taxed in the same manner as is provided by law for the 
taxation of general deposits ; and the treasurer of the bank shall 
include the said guaranty fund with the general deposits in his an- 
nual statement to the state treasurer. 

Sec. 8. Any four of the six grantees first named may call the 
first meeting of the corporation by notice in writing to each grantee, 
or by one publication in some iieAvspaper printed at Nashua, at least 
one week before the day of meeting. 

Sec. 9. Any savings bank that shall elect so to do, by a majority 
of the members of the corporation present at a legal meeting duly 
called for that purpose, may avail itself of the provisions of this 
act, and shall be entitled to all the rights, privileges, and immuni- 
ties conferred by this act, upon complying with the conditions of 



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Chapters CXXXVII, CXXXVIII. 



535 



this act; provided the bank so making its election shall file a notice 
thereof with the secretary of state within thirty days after siicli 
election is made, and shall organize within ninety days from the 
time such notice is filed, under this act. 

Sec. 10. The legislature may alter, amend, or repeal this act, 
whenever, in tlieir opinion, the ])u]jlic good shall require. 

Sec. 11. This act to take effect on its passage. 

[Approved July 3, 1875.] 



Subject to re- 
peal. 

Act takes effect 
— when. 



CHAPTER CXXXVII. 

AN ACT TO EXTEND THE CHARTER OF THE BLACKWATER RIVER RAILROAD. 



Section 
1. Charter extended. 



Section 
2. Act takes effect— when. 



Be it enacted hy the Senate and House of Representatives in General 
Court conve7ied: 

Section 1. That the time limited in and by the act approved June charter extend- 
twenty-seventh, one thousand eight hundred and seventy, entitled 
"An act to incorporate the Blackwater River Railroad," is hereby 
extended to the first day of January, one thousand eight hundred 
and eighty-two. 

Sec. 2. Tliis act shall take effect on its passage. Act takes effect 

[Approved July 3, 1875.] 



CHAPTER CXXXVIII. 



AN ACT TO INCORPORATE THE ROCHESTER MACHINE COMPANY, 



Section Section 

1. Corporation constituted : its powers. 4. Subject to repeal. 

2. Location and business : limitation as to 5. Takes effect — when. 

jiroperty. 

3. First meeting: by-laws: oflScers: future 

meetings: capital stock. 

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General 
Coiirt convened: 

Section 1. That Ebenezer G. Wallace, Cyrus K. Sanborn, James corporation 
Farrington, Stephen D. Wentworth, William Rand, George F. IZ'J^^]''^' "'" 
Palmer, Edwin Wallace, Tliomas C. Davis, Albert W. Hayes, Na- 
thaniel Burnham, Larkiii B. Moulton, Francis Orr, George F. Rich- 
ardson, Isaac W. Springfield, Augustine S. Parshley, and David Le- 



536 



Chapter CXXXYIII. 



[1875. 



Location and 
business. 



Limitation as to 
property. 

First meeting. 



By-laws. 



Ofincers. 



Future meet- 
ings. 
Capital stock. 



Subject to re- 
peal. 

Takes effect- 
when. 



gro, tlieir associates, successors, and assigns, be and tliey are made 
a body politic and corporate by the name of the Rochester Machine 
Company, and by that name may sue and be sued, prosecute and 
defend to final judgment and execution, and shall be and hereby 
are invested with all the powers and privileges, and made subject 
to all the liabilities, contained in the laws of this state applicable to 
corporations of a similar nature. 

Sec. 2. Said corporation is hereby authorized and empowered to 
establish, manage, and carry on, in the town of Rochester in the 
county of Strafford, the business of manufacturing machinery, gas- 
pipe, steam engines, tools, and all kinds of castings, and the busi- 
ness usually carried on in an iron foundry, and to erect mills, 
buildings, and works necessary and convenient for carrying on, 
manufacturing, and conducting the business of said corporation, 
and may purchase, hold, and enjoy real and personal estate not ex- 
ceeding in value at any one time the sum of one hundred thousand 
dollars, and the same may sell, convey, and dispose of at pleasure. 

Sec. 3. Any three of the persons named in this act may call the 
first meeting of said corporation by causing notice, stating the time 
and place of meeting, to be published in some newspaper printed in 
Rochester, ten days at least before the day of meeting, at which 
meeting, or at any adjournment thereof, a clerk shall be chosen, 
and by-laws for the regulation and government of said corporation, 
not inconsistent with the constitution and laws of this state, may 
be established, which by-laws may be altered or amended at any 
future meetings of the corporation ; and may choose all officers nec- 
essary for managing the affairs of the corporation ; may agree as 
to the mode of calling future meetings ; may divide the capital or 
joint stock into such number of shares as may be deemed proper; 
and do and transact any business necessary to carry into effect the 
objects of said corporation. 

Sec. 4. The legislature may at any time alter, amend, or repeal 
this act. 

Sec. 5. This act shall take effect from its passage. 

[Approved July 3, 1875.] 



1875.] 



Chapter CXXXIX. 



537 



CHAPTER CXXXIX. 

AN ACT FOR THE RELIEF OF JOHN STEWART, jR. 



Section 
1. One hundi-ed dollars appropriated to pay 
claim for bounty. 



Sectiox 
2. Act takes effect when approved. 



Be it enacted hy the Senate and House of Mepresentatives in General 
Court convened : 



Section 1. Joliii Stewart, Jr., of Somcrswortli in the county of 
Strafford, wiio enlisted and was mustered into the service of the 
United States, to serve for three years or during the war, at Ports- 
moutli, on the seventh day of August, 1862, as a volunteer from 
said Somcrsworth, and who actually served during his term of en- 
listment, and was honoraljly discharged on the 29th day of April, 
1865, but who has been deprived of any bounty and all benefit from 
the recent legislation of the state in consequence of an error by the 
selectmen of said Somcrsworth in not returning the date upon 
■which said Stewart was mustered into the United States service, 
liaving faithfully served upon tlie quota of the state, is hereby al- 
lowed and entitled to receive, from any money in the treasury not 
otherwise appropriated, the sum of one hundred dollars in full com- 
pensation of his claim for bounty on account of his said enlistment 
and service ; and the governor is hereby authorized and requested 
to draw his warrant therefor. 

Sec. 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after 
its passage. 

[Approved July 3, 1875.] 



One hundred 
dollars appro- 
priated to pay 
claim for boun- 
ty- 



Act takes effect 
when approved. 



538 



Chapter CXL. 



[1875. 



CHAPTER CXL. 

AN ACT TO INCORPORATE THE MILFOKD GAS-LIGHT COMPANY. 



Section 

1. Corporation constitxited : its powers. 

2. Limitation as to property : capital stock. 

3. May lay and repair pipes -with consent of 

selectmen. 

4. Other local corporations ni.ay hold a limit- 

ed amount of stock in this. 



Section 

5. First meeting : hy-laws and officers. 

6. Subject to repeal: takes effect when ap- 

proved. 



Be it enacted hy the Seyiate and House of Representatives in General 
Court convened : 



Corporation 
constituted: its 
powers. 



Limitation as to 
property: capi- 
tal stock. 



May lay and 
repair pipes 
with consent of 
selectmen. 



Other local 
corporations 
may hold a lini- 
ited amount of 
stock in this. 



First meeting : 
by-laws and 
officers. 



Subject to re- 
peal: takes ef- 
fect when ap- 
proved. 



Section 1. That Frederick T. Sawyer, Gilbert Wadleigli, Timothy 
Kaley, Sumner B. Emerson, Robert R. Howerson, William M. 
Knowlton, William H. W. Hinds, and Christopher C. Shaw, their 
associates, successors, and assigns, are constituted a body corporate 
and politic by the name of the Milford Gas-light Company, and 
vested with all the powers and privileges, and made subject to all 
the restrictions and liabilities, by law incident to corporations of 'a 
similar nature. 

Sec. 2. The said corporation is authorized to hold such real and 
})ersonal estate as may be necessary and proper to enable them to 
carry on the manufacture, sale, and distribution of carburetted hydro- 
gen gas, for the purpose of lighting the streets, manufactories, and 
public and private buildings in the town of Milford ; and to erect such 
buildings and works, and to construct such furnaces, reservoirs, gas- 
holders, gas-pipes, and other things as may be requisite and proper 
for said purpose : provided, the whole amount of the capital stock 
of the company shall not exceed thirty thousand dollars. 

Sec. 3. The said corporation shall have the right to lay gas-pipes 
ill any of the public streets or highways in said town of Milford, 
to re-lay and repair the same, the consent of the selectmen of said 
town having been first obtained therefor, subject to such regulation 
as to the health and safety of the citizens and the security of the 
pu])lic travel as may be prescribed by said selectmen. 

Sec. 4. Any manufacturing or other company, having its place of 
business in said town, may take and hold stock in said gas-light 
company not exceeding a sum the interest of which will pay for all 
the gas consumed and used for the purpose of lighting the build- 
ings belonging to such company. 

Sec. 5. Any three of the within-named persons may call the first 
meeting of said corporation by publishing a notice of said meeting 
in any newspaper printed in the county of Hillsborough, ten days at 
least before the day of meeting, at which meeting, or any subse- 
quent meeting duly called for that purpose, by-laws may be adopted, 
and all necessary officers chosen for managing the affairs of said 
corporation. 

Sec. 6. The legislature may at any time, alter, amend, or repeal 
this act, whenever in their opinion the public good may require it ; 
and this act shall take effect from its passage. 
[Approved July 3, 1875.] 



1875.] 



Chapter CXLI. 



539 



CHAPTER CXLI. 

AN ACT TO INCORPORATE THE DOVER GUARANTY SAA''INGS BANK. 



Section 

1. Corporators: name and location: duties 

and liabilities. 

2. May receive and invest deposits. 

3. Permanent guaranty fund to be provided : 

general deposits to have precedence of 
special deposits: proportion of guaranty 
fund to general deposits. 

4. Guaranty fund — how constituted: not to 

be reduced below required amount : rate 
of interest on general deposits : special 
depositors to receive no interest: how 
compensated: proviso. 



Section 

5. Special depositors to be members of cor- 
poration entitled to one vote for each §100 
deposited: trustees: quorum: rules and 
regulations. 

0. Limitation as to real estate. 

7. Taxation of special deposits. 

8. First meeting. 

9. Subject to repeal. 

10. Act takes effect when approved. 



Be it enacted hy the Senate and House of Eepresentatii'es in General 
Court convened : 



Section 1. That James Bennett, Chai-les M. Miirpliy, Daniel Hall, 
Elvin C. Kinnear, Andrew H. Young, William H. Vickcry, John 
Bracewcll, George W. Colljath, Charles PL Sawyer, William Stevens, 
James F. Seavey, Levi G. Hill, Oliver Wyatt, Frank Hobbs, Joseph 
Hayes, Samuel C. Fisher, Nathaniel E. Hanson, George W. Bean, 
Edward P. Hodsdon, John McArdlc, Washington P. Hayes, Eli Y. 
Brewster, Charles W. Woodman, Jasper H. Randlett, John J. Han- 
son, Isaac B. Williams, John R. Ham, and Charles W. Rollins, and 
their associates, successors, and assigns, are hereby made a body 
politic and corporate under tlie name of the Dover Guaranty Sav- 
ings Bank, to be located at Dover, with all the rights and privileges, 
and subject to all the duties and liabilities, except so far as other- 
wise provided in this charter, which by the laws of this state are 
incident to savings banks. 

Sec. 2. Said bank may receive deposits of money from any per- 
son or persons on such terms and conditions as may be prescribed 
by it or its trustees, or be agreed to ])y the parties making the same, 
and may invest, nse, and manage the moneys deposited in or be- 
longing to it in such securities and stocks, and in sucli ways as may 
be for the convenience and advantage of the Itank, subject, however, 
to the provisions of section 3 of the act of July 9th, A. D. 1869, 
in relation to savings banks, and section 9 of chapter 71 of the laws 
of 1874. 

Sec. 3. For the better protection and security of the general de- 
positors of the bank, it shall provide for and have a permanent 
guaranty fund of not less than fifty thousand dollars, with liberty 
to increase the same at pleasure to not exceeding two hundred thou- 
sand dollars. Said fund shall be kept and maintained as a guaranty 
to the general deposits for the repayment of said deposits, accord- 
ing to the terms and conditions thereof, in case of any insufficiency 
of the assets of the bank to pay all of its liabilities ; and the gen- 
eral deposits shall have precedence of payment from the assets of 



Cor'jorators. 



Name and loca- 
tion. 



Duties and lia- 
bilities. 



May receive 
and invest de- 
posits. 



Permanent 
guaranty fund 
to be provided. 



General depos- 
its to have pre- 
cedence of spe- 
cial deposits. 



540 



Chapter CXLI. 



[1875. 



Proportion of 
guaranty fund 
to general de- 
posits. 



Guaranty fund 
— how consti- 
tuted. 



Not to be re- 
duced below 
required 
amount. 
Rate of interest 
on general de- 
posit.s. 

Special depos- 
itors to receive 
no interest : 
how compen- 
sated. 



Proviso. 



Special deposi- 
tors to be mem- 
bers of corpora- 
tion entitled to 
one vote for 
each 8100 de- 
posited. 



Trustees. 



Quorum. 



Rules and reg- 
ulations. 



Limitation as 
to real estate. 



Taxation of 
special depos- 
its. 



First meeting. 



the bank before paj^ment from said assets on account of said guar- 
anty fund; and no business in the way of receiving general deposits 
shall be transacted by the bank unless the amount of fifty thousand 
dollars shall have been provided for said guaranty fund, nor to a 
greater amount of general deposits than five hundred thousand dol- 
lars, unless tlie amount of one hundred thousand dollars shall have 
been provided for said fund. 

Sec. 4. Special deposits may be received by the bank, to consti- 
tute the guaranty fund before mentioned, which shall not be with- 
drawn except by the permission of the bank, nor at any time so as 
to reduce said fund below the amount required for the same, as 
hereinbefore provided. The general deposits shall be entitled to 
such rate of interest from the bank as may be prescribed or agreed 
to, not, however, in any case to exceed the rate of six per cent, per 
annum ; and the special deposits for the guaranty fund shall not be 
entitled to any interest, but instead thereof shall have all the net 
income and profits of the bank above its expenses, the interest due 
to the general deposits as aforesaid, and all losses of the bank. 
And said net income and profits may be divided proportionally 
among said special deposits, at such times and in such ways as the 
bank or its trustees may order : provided, however, that such divi- 
dends shall 1)0 made only when the net resources of the bank above 
its expenses, its lialjilities for the general deposits, and the guaranty 
fund aforesaid, shall be sufficient to pay the same. 

Sec. 5. The special depositors for the guaranty fund, and their 
assigns, shall by virtue thereof become and be members of the cor- 
poration, and have and exercise all the rights and powers of the 
same, — each special depositor being entitled to one vote for each one 
hundred dollars of his said deposit. But no member shall incur or 
be subject to any individual liability, in any case, for any debts or 
liabilities of the corporation ; and the management and control of 
the aifairs of the corporation shall be vested in a board of not less 
than seven nor more than ten trustees, to be chosen by the members 
of the corporation. A majority of said board, at any meeting duly 
notified, shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business ; 
and said board shall have the power to make and establish such 
rules and regulations as they may think proper for transacting and 
governing the business of the corporation. 

Sec. 6. Said bank may purchase and hold real estate to the value, 
when purchased, of not exceeding forty thousand dollars ; and may 
hold such amounts as may at any time be deemed advisable, for the 
security and satisfaction of any dues to it. 

Sec. 7. The special deposits for the guaranty fund shall be as- 
sessed and taxed in the same manner as is provided by law for the 
taxation of general deposits ; and the treasurer of the bank shall 
include the said guaranty fund with the general deposits in his an- 
nual statement to the state treasurer. 

Sec. 8. Any four of the six grantees first named may call the 
first meeting of the corporation by notice in writing to each grantee, 
or by publication in some newspaper printed at Dover, at least one 
week before the day of meeting. 



1875.] 



Chapter CXLII. 



541 



Sec. 9. Tlie legislature may alter, amend, or repeal this act 
whenever m their opinion the puljlic good shall require. 
Sec. 10. This act shall take effect on its passage. 
[Approved July 3, 1875.] 



Snl),ioct to re- 
peal. 

Act takes effect 
when approved. 



CHAPTER CXLII. 



AN ACT TO INCORPORATE THE ODIORNE'S POINT NEW HAMPSHIRE MONUMENT 

ASSOCIATION. 



Section 

1. Corporation coustituted: ita powers and 

liabilities. 

2. Officers and by-laws. 

3. Treasiu'er— his boud : gifts, etc. 



Sectiok 

4. Meeting — how called. 

5. Subject to repeal: takes effect when ap- 

proved. 



Be it enacted hy the Senate and House of Representatives in G-eneral 
Court convened : 



Corporation 
coustituted : its 
powers and lia- 
bilities. 



Section 1. That Charles H. Bell, John Elwyn, Joseph B.Walker, 
Samuel C. Eastman, Nathaniel Bouton, William B. Towne, Benja- 
min F. Prescott, John M. Shirley, Samuel N. Bell, Onslow Stearns, 
John S. Jenness, John W. Sanborn, Samuel 0. Fisher, Ezekiel A. 
Straw, John J. Bell, Charles Levi Woodbury, Person C. Clieney, 
WilHam E. Chandler, Frank W. Hackett, Benjamin F. Butler, 
Cyrus Eastman, Marshall P. Wilder, and Albert il. Hoyt, their as- 
sociates and successors, be and hereby are created a body politic 
and corporate by the name of the Odiorne's Point New Hampshire 
Monument Association, for the purpose of erecting and maintain- 
ing a monument at Odiorne's Point in the town of Rye, in com- 
memoration of the settlement of that place in 1623 ; and by that 
name may sue and be sued, prosecute and defend to final judgment 
and execution, and shall be and hereby is invested with all the 
powers and privileges, and made subject to all the liabilities, of cor- 
porations of a similar nature ; and may take and hold real estate by 
donation, bequest, or otherwise, for the purposes of said corporation, 
in addition to the monument proposed and the land appurtenant 
thereto, to an amount not exceeding twenty-five thousand dollars, 
and the same sell, convey, and dispose of at pleasure. 

Sec. 2. Said corporation, at the meeting called by the grantees, officers and by- 
or at any adjournment thereof, may elect such officers, trustees, and ^*^*' 
managers as shall then be determined ; and it shall have the power 
to make such laws and regulations as are necessary and proper for 
the management of its affairs and the objects of the association, 
provided the same are not repugnant to the laws of this state nor 
the provisions of this act. 

Sec. 3. The treasurer of the corporation, or of the trustees, as Treasurer-Ms 
may be determined, shall give bond with sufficient sureties, or 



bond: gifts, etc. 



542 



Chapter CXLIIL 



[1875. 



Jleetiug 
called. 



-liow 



Subject to re- 
peal : takes ef- 
fect when ap- 
proved. 



security for the faithful performance of his duty, in such sum as 
the trustees or managers may determine ; and his books of accounts 
shall be open to the inspection of every member of the corporation 
or subscriber to the fund for the erection of the monument. All 
gifts, donations, bequests, trusts, and conveyances to the association, 
for the purposes of the monument or grounds, or their surround- 
ings and appurtenances, shall be held and disposed of according to 
the direction of the person or persons so giving, bequeathing, or 
conveying tlie same, if made at or before the time the property 
passes to said corporation ; but if no such direction as aforesaid be 
made, such gift, bequest, devise, legacy, or trust shall be deemed a 
part of the fund, and shall be under the direction of the trustees or 
managers of the corporation, and to be held, used, and enjoyed for 
the purposes of the association. 

Sec. 4. The before-named Charles H. Bell, Cyrus Eastman, and 
Frank W. Hackett, or any two of tliem, are authorized to call a 
meeting of the grantees of said corporation, at such time and place 
as they may elect, by giving notice by mail to each of tlie before- 
named grantees, or by publishing a notice thereof in the Ports- 
mouth Journal fifteen days previous to tlie day designated for such 
meeting. 

Sec. 5. The legislature may at any time alter, amend, or repeal 
this act; and this act shall take effect on its passage. 

[Approved July 3, 1875.] 



CHAPTER CXLIIL 

JOINT RESOLUTIONS^ IN FAVOR OF EDSON C. EASTJIAN. 
Appropriation to pay claim. 

Resolved hy the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court 
contened: 



Appropriation 
to pay claim. 



That the claim of Edson C. Eastman to have some portion of 
the money paid to the state by the late G. Parker Lyon refunded to 
him as assignee of the title of said Lyon, in consequence of the 
failure of the title to the copyright of New Hampshire Reports, 
for which the money was paid, be and hereby is referred to the gov- 
ernor and council, to examine and determine what is equitably due 
to the said Eastman; and the governor is hereby authorized to 
draw his warrant on the treasury in favor of said Eastman in pay- 
ment of the amount, if any, so found to be due. 

[Approved July 1, 1875.] 



1875.] Chapters CXLIV^, CXLV. 543 

CHAPTER CXLIV. 

JOINT RESOLUTION IN FAVOR OF THE I'RISONERS' AID SOCIETY. 

Two liu!uh-cd dollars appropriiitcd to Prisoners' Aid Society. 

Resolved hy the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court 
convened : 

Tliat the sum of two hundred dollars he allowed for the use of aoiiaMTppro- 
thc Prisoners' Aid Society; and the ii'overnor is hereby authorized printed to Pris- 

. T ^ • J. (• xi • 1-1 J. oners' Aid So- 

to draw his warrant lor tlie same upon any money in the treasury ciety. 
not otherwise appropriated. 
[Approved July 3, 1875.] 



CHAPTER CXLY. 

JOINT RESOLUTION IN FAVOR OF ISAAC N. BLODGETT AND OTHERS. 
Appropriation to pay claims. 

Resolved hy the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court 
convened : 

That Isaac N. Blodgett, E. A. Huntley, and John P. Newell be Appropriation 
allowed the sura of two hundred and fifty dollars (8250), and that ^"^'""^ ''^''''^'^ 
Wm. R. Walker be allowed the sum of twenty-six dollars and five 
cents (f$26.05), in full of their claims for service in investigating 
the affairs of the National Savings Bank at Concord, agreeably to 
a resolution of the House of Representatives passed June session, 
1874. 

[Approved July 3, 1875.] 



STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIHE. 



Secretaky of States's Office, 

CoNCOED, September 7, 1875. 
I hereby certify that the acts and resolves contained in this pam- 
phlet have been compared with the originals in this office, and 
found to be correctly printed. 

B. F. PRESCOTT, 

Secretary of State. 



INDEX 



PUBLIC iCTS AND RESOLUTIONS 



PASSED JUNE SESSION, 1875. 



Adjutant-general, clerical expenses of ... 

to procure receipts for military stores 

Agricultural reports, printing and distribution of 

Alpine House exempted from taxation 

Apothecaries, neglect of, to register, penalty- 
registered, may keep spirituous liquors 
to procure certificate of qualification 

Appropriations 

Armories, arrears of, rent of . . . 

Athertou, Mrs. Anne, thanks to . 

Avery, Thomas D., claim of . . . 

Bailey, E. C. ...... 

Bears, bounty for killing .... 

Beggars, punishment of ... . 

Belknap Savings Bank, tax remitted to 
Birds, protection of .... . 

Black bass, taking of, prohibited 

Blind, appropriation for .... 

Boats, registration of, not required 

Bridge water authorized to send a representative 

Builders' lieu 

Burnham, James M. . . . . . 

Centennial Board of Finance, appropriation to purchase stock in 
exhibition, appropriation to pay expenses at 

Chaplain to House of Representatives, pay of 
state prison, salary of 

Cheney, Fred W. 

Children, enumeration of ... . 

Churches, doors of, to open outwards . 



PAGE. 

477 
486 
467 
446 
443 
443 
442 
467-487 
486 
471 
480 

483 
455 
440 
481 
456 
439 
484 
454 
466 
452 
482 

483 
486 
483 
478 
483 
444 
453 



546 



Index. 



[1ST5. 



Circuit court, trials in, regulated 
City Savings Bank, tax remitted to 
Clerk House of Representatives, pay o£ 
Cobleigh's pond, penalty for taking fish from 

Colbatli, George AV 

College of Agriculture, appropriation to 

Commission of Pharmacy, etc., appointment and duties of 

fees of 
Constables, power of, in service of v/rits, etc., limited 

not to act as attorneys 
Constitutional convention .... 
Contingent expenses ..... 

Cooper, John B. 

Corser, David S., engrossing clerk 
Coos county, probate courts in . 
Councillors, per diem and mileage of . 
County commissioners, reports of 
Court, circuit and superior .... 
may employ short-hand reporter 

Crawford, George T 

Crawford's Grant classed for election purposes 
Cnmmings, Charles E. .... 

Currier, D. ...... . 

Damages for land taken for streets and sidewalk 
iu constructing drains, how assessed 

Deaf mutes, appropriation to suiiport 

Depots, doors of, to open outwards 

Dixville Notch road, appropriation to repair 

Door-keepers executive council, pay of 

House of Representatives, pay of 

Doors to x^ublic buildings .... 

Dover Five Cents Savings Bank, tax remitted to 

Drains, construction of - . 

Druggists, neglect of, to register, penalty . 

registered, may keep spirituous liquor 
to procure certificate of qualification 

Dummer authorized to send a representative 

Duston monument, appropriation to fence 



Eaton, tov/n of, state treasurer to pay amount 
Elkins' Grant classed for election purposes 
Engrossing clerks paid for extra clerk liirc 

Evans, D. P 

Exeter Savings Bank, tax remitted to 

Farmer, Augustus B 

Oscar G. 

Firemen, pay of 

First New Ilampshire Battery, guns of 
Fish, protection of .... . 
Fish-ways, construction of, regulated . 
Foote, James L., engrossing clerk 
Franconia Notch road, appropriation to repair 



Geological specimens ..... 
Gilmau, John Taylor, relatives of, thanks to 
Gorham may exempt Alpine House fi-om taxation 
Grafton county, east line of, established 
Great bay, netting of smelts in, prohibited 
Groton authorized to send a representative 

Ham, Joseph E., claim of . 

Plarding, Russell 



of lost coupons to. 



43 



9, U 



J, 447 



46a 

475 

48-2 

417 

483 

473 V' 

442 

443 

444 

457 

471 

467 

485 

479 

453 

480 

450 

460 

454 

483 

459 

485 

482 

461 

465 

484 

453 

472 
482, 483 
482,485 

453 

470 

464 

443 

443 

442 

467 

482 

445 
459 
479 
485 
469 



485 
482 
458 
474 
448 
448 
479 
479 



470 
471 
446 
457 
446 
466 

480 
483 



1875.] 



Index. 



547 



Hart's Location classed for election purposes 

Highways, appropriation to repair . . . . .47 

. in unincorporated places, repair of 
Hill, Edson, claims of .... 

Hillsgrove, Charles F., claims of 
Huntington, J. H., paid for surveying state line 

Insurance companies, legal process affecting, on whom served 



Jackson, Albert, claim of ..... . 

Janitor, claim for extra services of, paid 

Judkins, Edwin ........ 

Leighton, Charles H 

License, physicians' and surgeons' .... 
Lien of builders ........ 

Limited partnerships 

Loans to towns may be exempted from taxation 
Locke, W. S 

Mace, Joseph IL, janitor 

Marriage of non-residents, return of . 

Mason, Robert M., thanks to 

Mechanics' lien ........ 

Medical Register 

societies to choose board of censors 
Merrimack county, probate court in . 
Money loaned to towns exempted from taxation 

Moore, O. C, claim of 

Morey, George H. ....... 

Moose, time of killing ...... 

Names changed by judges of probate .... 
Nash and Sawyer's Location classed for election purposes 
Neal, James PL, claim of ..... . 



450 
, 473, 475, 479 
465 
480 
477, 480 
478 

403 

480 
482 
487 

485 
450 
452 
451 

447 
483 

482 
. 438 
471 
452 
450 
449 
437 
447 
476 
476 
440 

488 
459 
480 



Olcott, George, Henry, and Edward, thanks to 

Page, Samuel T. .... 

Pages Hoiise of Representatives, pay of 
Parker, Hiram ..... 
Partnerships, limited .... 
Paupers, support and settlement of 
Pearson, C. C, & Co. .... 
Pharmacists, registered, may keep spirituous liq 
Physicians to be licensed by board of censors 
Pickerel, taking of, prohibited 
Pinkham Notch roads, appropriation to repair 
Piscataqua river, netting of smelts in, prohibited 
Pitcher, Charles P., claim of . . . 

Police officers not to act as attorneys . 
Probate court, Coos county 

MeiTimack county 

Quint, Atherton "W., sergeant-at-arms 

Rand's pond, protection of fish in 

Raymond, George E. . 

Reimbursement of certain persons prohibited 

Referees, court may appoint 

Reports, agricultural, printing and distribution of 

of county commissioners 
Republican Press Association 



471 

482 
485 
476 
451 
439-441 
483 
443 
449 
439 
475 
440 
476 
457 
453 
437 

485 

439 
483 
452 
460 
467 
456 
483 



548 



Index. 



[1875. 



Kowell, Clark F. 



482 



Salary of chaplain to state prison 

judges and registers of probate 
Salmon, time for taking changed, 
Savings banks, taxes remitted to 
Sealers of weights and measures, duties of 
Sergeaut-at-arms House of Representatives, pay of 

Senate, pay of 
Shade-trees, setting out of 
Shad, time for taking changed 
Shepard, Arthur L. 
Sheriffs not to act as attorneys . 
Sidewalks, construction of 
Sleeper, "William F., claim of 
Smelts, taking of, prohibited 
Smith, Charles H. ... 

Special partner not to have precedence 
Specie payments, resumption of . 
Spirituous liquors, Avho may keep 
State library, appropriation to 

Normal School, tuition in . 

appropriation to 

prison library, appropriation to 

lleform School, appropriation to 

tax provided for 
Stenographer, employment of 

Stiles, S. G 

Straw, James B., claim of . 
Streets, laying out of . 
Surgeons to be licensed 
Superior court of judicature 

Taxation, appraisal of property for 

of lauds in unincorporated places 
Tax, state, provided for 

remitted to savings banks . 
Thanks for portraits presented to state 
Thurston, Kev. James 
Town-meeting, justice may call, when 
Towns, additional, entitled to representation 

authority of, to reimburse certain persons, re 

classed for election purposes . 

liability of, to support paupei's 

loans to, may be exempted from taxatio 
Tramps, punishment of ... . 
Trustees State Normal School, expenses of 
Tuition in State Normal School, free to whom 

Vagrants, punishment of . 
Varuey, Ivory, pay and mileage . 

Weare monument, appropriation to repair . 
Webster, Mathew A. .... 

Weights and measures, sealers of 

penalty for fraudulent use of 
Wingate, D. D.. claim of 
Woods, Edward, thanks to . 



469, 470 



4G9, 47 



okec 



478 

437, 45.3 

448 

, 475, 481 

458, 4.59 

482, 485 

487 

4G4 

448 

485 

457 

461 

480 

439, 446 

482 

451 

481,487 

443 

468 

455' 

468,469 

477 

484 

445 

454 

483 

480 

461 

449 

460 



462 
405 
445 
481 
471 
483 
438 

466, 467 
452 
459 

439, 441 
447 
440 
469 
455 



0,4 



440 
477 

474 
483 
458 
459 
48a 
471 



INDEX 



PRIVATE ACTS AND RESOLUTIONS, 



PASSED JUNE SESSION, 1875. 



Academy, New London ..... 
Nortliwood ..... 

Antiquarian Society, N. II., incorporated . 

Aqueduct Company, Farmiugton, charter amended 
Franlvlin, incorporated 
AVarner, incorporated 

Ashuelot Savin o-s Bank, charter extended . 



Barbarossa Lodge, German Order Ilarugari, incorporated 
Benevolent Society in Dover ...... 

Blackwater River Railroad, cliarter extended 

Blodgett, Isaac N. 

Boscawen, school district seven in, authority to light its streets 



Camp-meeting Association, White Mountain, incorporated 
Charlestown village precinct authorized to remove snow from sidewalks 
Concord & Claremont Railroad 



Dover Building Association may increase capital 

Five Cents Savings Bank ..... 

Guaranty Savings Bank incorporated 

Point N. II. Monument Association incorporated 

Eames, Henry and James C. . . . . . 

Eastman, Edson C. ...... . 

Epping Central Cemetery ...... 



Farmington Aqueduct Company, charter amended 
Fire Insurance Company, Indian Head 
First Baptist Rehgious Society authorized to issue bonds 
Franklin Aqueduct Company ..... 
AVood Board Company incorporated . 



PAOE 

498 
497 
512 
495 
5.30 
501 
503 

497 
527 
5-35 
543 
518 

519 
503 
496 

49G 
520 
539 

528 

528 
542 
505 

495 
526 
491 
530 
512 



550 



Index. 



[1875. 



Goffstown, board of education in school district number one, in 
Granges of Patrons of Husbandry, how incorporated 
Granite State Lodge, Independent Order of Red Men, incorporated 
Guaranty Savings Bank at Nashua ...... 

Harugari, German Order of, incorporated ..... 
Hibernian United Benevolent Society in Dover .... 
Hodge, Elisha E., Dixville, farm of, annexed to Colebrook 
Huntley, E. A 

Indian Head Fire Insurance Company 

Kearsarge Reservoir Company incorporated .... 

Laconia, board of education in school district number one, in . 
Fire Precinct, name of . 

Manchester, city of, charter amended 

Print Works, charter repealed .... 
Meredith Bridge Village Fire Precinct, name changed. 
Milford Gas-light Company incorporated 

Nashua & Rochester Railroad ....... 

Car IManufacturing Company ...... 

NeAvell, John P 

New England University of Arts and Sciences .... 
New Hampshire Antiquarian Society incorporated 

Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals 

New London Academy 

NorthAvood Academy, charter amended ..... 

Odiorne's Point N. II. Monument Association incorporated 

Paige, Oliver E 

Patrons of Husbandry, granges of, how incorporated 
Peterborough Railroad ..... 

Pitman Manufacturing Company incorporated . 
Pittsfield, fire district in .... . 

Savings Bank, charter amended . 
Portsmouth Society to Prevent Cruelty to Animals, name changed 
Prisoners' Aid Society ..... 

Psi Upsilon Fraternity incorporated . 

Railroad, Blackwater River, charter extended 

Concord & Claremont .... 

Nashua & Rochester .... 

Peterborougli ..... 

Sawyer River, incorporated . 

Worcester & Nashua .... 
Reservoir Company, Kearsarge, incorporated 
River Bow Pai-k incorporated .... 
Rochester Macliine Company .... 

Savings Bank, Ashuelot, charter extended '. 

Dover Five Cents, charter extended 

Guaranty, at Dover, incorporated 
Nashua, incorporated 

Pittsfield, charter amended 

Union Five Cents, charter amended 

Walpole, incorporated 
Sawyer River Railroad incorporated 
Seabrook, town of, authorized to raise money to build school-house in 
district five ........... 



516 



1875.] 



Index. 



551 



Soinorswortli, f-cliool district uuinbcr three in 
Stewart, Jo!in, -Jr., . ... 

Union Five Cents Saving.^ Bank 

Unity Lodge of Free Masons incorporated . 

University of Arts & Sciences, New England 

Walker, AVni. R 

Walpolc Savings Bank incorporated . 

Warner Aquodiict Company .... 

Warner & Kearsarge lload Company . 

AV'ood Board Comjaany, Franklin, incorporateil . 

White Mountain Camp-meeting As.sociation incorporated 

Worcester and Xasluia Railroad ..... 



■lot 


0:J7 


r>m 


401 


.031 


51.3 


oil 


501 


.524 


512 


519 


524 



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