Abbildungen der Seite
PDF
EPUB

oath of,

fees of,

Town Councils, to regulate taverns, and sale of strong liquors, 495

to appoint a person to complain of breaches of license law, 498
may remit taxes assessed on enrolled militia,

522
penalties on, for neglect in relation to military affairs,

523
Town MEETINGS, moderator shall preside in,

296
powers and duties of moderators of,

296, 297, 490, 491
quorum for,

297
when to be opened and closed,

491
warrant for, how issued and directed,

298
how called and warned,

298
failing to elect certain officers, may adjourn,

302
failing to elect certain officers, town council to elect them, 302
unlawful, defined,

378, 379
unlawful, moderator and clerk of, how punished,

378
interrupting, how punished,

395
not to be holden on third Monday in May,

516
Town OFFICERS, order of election of,

301
not elected by town meetings, certain of may be elected by
town councils,

302

305
Town SERGEANT, penalty on for refusing to serve process,

79
may command aid,

79
may serve process throughout county,

108

147
refusing to serve, to be fined,

304
to give bond,

304
Town TREASURER, to receive for town, debts and legacies unclaimed, 252

to take possession of estates of persons dying without heirs, 256
to issue warrants for town meetings, on death of town clerks, 298
to give bond,

304
to sell cattle impounded for being at large,

370
penalty on, for neglect in military affairs,

523
act in relation to duty of,

544
to pay over registry taxes to school committee,

544
TRANSPORTING a person out of the state, how punished,

381
TREASON, how punished,

377
persons accused of, when to be tried or bailed,

408
persons accused of, to be bailed by supreme court only,

408
misprison of, how punished,

377
Trees, maliciously destroying, how punished,

384
Trespass, proceedings in certain actions of, before justices court, 105
TRESPASSES, an act to prevent,

423
in cutting wood, &c, how proceeded with and punished, 423
TURNPIKE COMPANIES, supreme court may grant injunctions against, 91
jurisdiction of special courts over,

101
damages assessed against, in case of appeal, to be brought into
court,

101
to maintain bridges, in case,

327
TURNPIKE roads and toll bridges, act relative to,

337
TURNPIKE Roads, (see toll bridges,]

U

UNDER-KEEPERS IN STATE Prison, to be appointed by warden,

powers and duties of,
UNITED STATES, constitution of,

417
417
20

United States, to have concurrent jurisdiction with this state, orer
certain lands,

61
UNLAWFUL town meeting, defined,

378
moderators and clerks of, how punished,

378
UNWHOLESOME Food, penalty for selling,

397
Usury, penalty for 'receiving,

286

V

VACCINATION Public, to be had once in five years,

318
proceedings relative to,

318
VAGABONDS, not to be enrolled in the militia,

506
Vessels, not to be made fast to stakes and buoys,

421
VICTUALLING HOUSE, penalty for keeping, without license,

495
View or PREMISES, may be had in suits affecting the realty,

1:29
Villages, to continue to have certain powers,

299
VIOLATION OF SABBATH, how punished,

395
Visitors or STATE PRISON, who are,

418
Voters, town council to make out, and correct, lists of, 487, 488

exempt from arrest town meeting days, and the day before and
after,

494
penalty for bribery of,

491
Votes illegal, may be rejected by the general assembly,

490
Voting fraudulently, penalty for,

490
on military service, regulated,

482

W

WARDS, contracts of, void,

274
WARDEN OF State Prison, keeper of the county jail,
appointed by the inspectors,

415
powers and duties of,

415, 416, 538, 519
WARDENS of Towns, magistrates in towns,

406
have same powers as justices of the peace,

103
WARDENS AND WARD CLERKS OF PROVIDENCE, when to be elected, 305
to be sworn,

305
duties of, in ward meetings,

492
WARRANT of distresss, how to be served,

105
WARRANTS, in criminal cases, may be directed to the officers of any
county,

406
not to be issued by a magistrate, in certain cases, unless com-

plaint is allowed by the governor or attorney general, 379
WARREN, may regulate sales at auction and auctioneers' fees,

307
excessive riding in, prohibited,

332
to appoint measurers of grain, salt, shorts and sea-coal, 457
shell fishery in, regulated,

467
WARWICK and Cranston, each to appoint one person to take care of
Pawtuxet bridge,

330
excessive riding in, prohibited,

332
to appoint measurers of grain, salt, shorts, and sea coal, 457
WASHINGTON, PRESIDENT, farewell address,

34
Walls, on sides of highways, not to be undermined by surveyors of
highways,

328
WASTE, act concerning,

186
action of, against whom it may be brought,

186
by tenant in common, or joint tenant, penalty for,

186

WATER, natural stream of, not to be detained by any mill dam, 208
WATERFENCE, how to be made and maintained,

364
Water Mills, act regulating,

204
owners of, may keep up dams,

204
damages occasioned by, how recovered,

204
Weight, gross, abolished,

461
of certain articles, act ascertaining,

461
WEIGERS OF CATTLE, to be appointed in each town,

462
duties and fees of,

462
WEYBOSSET BRIDGE, act to prevent damage to,

331
White Person, not to be married to a colored one,

268
WICKFORD, excessive riding in, prohibited,

332
Widows, to be endowed out of husbands' estate,

188
may reside in mansion house till dower be assigned,

188
may sue for dower, after demand,

188
permitting waste of dower lands, to forfeit them,

191
evicted of jointure, may have dower,

191
may bequeath crops on dower land,

191
fences erected by, on dower land, may be removed,

191
to have her apparel, in insolvent estates,

254
bound to accept provision made by husband in will, in lieu of
dower, within one year,

232
entitled to administer on husbands' estate,

242
Wife, how to bar dower in husband's estate,

259
real estate of, how conveyed,

259
Wine, penalty for selling, without license,

496
Wills, of real and personal estate, act in relation to,

230
who may make, of real estate,

230
who may make, of personal estate,

231
how revoked,

231
construction of,

231
provision in, in lieu of dower, to bar dower, unless,

232
child born after date of, entitled to share in parents' estate, 232
property not conveyed by, to be distributed as intestate,
property conveyed by, to pass to descendants of devisee, in
case,

232
when to be proved,

233
foreign, may be filed and recorded,

236
of personal property, married women may make,

271
guardian may be appointed by,

276
Witness, summons to, how to be served,

124
inhabitant of town may be, where town is interested,

138
fees of,

149
to certify attendance and travel within four days after the
rising of the court,

149
to a will, to take no interest under,

232, 233
fees of, in criminal cases, may be allowed by court,

74
summons for, for justices court, may be signed by any justice, 107
before a grand jury, may be sworn by foreman,

137
before court martial, how summoned, and his duty,

528
before court of inquiry, how summoned, and his duty,

529
WITNESSES, two, necessary at a marriage,

267
in criminal prosecutions, may be required to appear at a future
time,

404
required to appear at a future time, may be committed, in case, 404
depositions of, may be taken in civil cases,

153

232

Witnesses, depositions of, may be taken in criminal cases,

405
Wood standing, may be sold by executors, administrators and guar-

dians,
Woods, setting fire to, how punished,
WOUNDING, with intent to disfigure, how punished,
Writs, county, when to be served,

95
in special courts, when to be served,

100
justice's, when to be served,

105
justice's, not to be sold after they are signed,

103
act prescribing forms of, and manner of serving,

109
from supreme court and courts of common pleas, to run through-
out the state,

113
against two persons, may be served on one by arrest, and on
the other by summons,

115
against females, to be writs of summons, and not of arrest, 124
of arrest, form of,

110
of summons, form of,

110
of execution, form of,

110
of execution for possession, form of,

111
of arrest by justice of the peace, form of,
of execution, by justice of the peace, form of,

112
of habeas corpus, form of,

175, 176
of replevin, form of

- 183
of return and restoration, form of,

185
of arrest, how served,

113
of summons, how served,

123
of replevin, how served,

183
of estrepement, when to issue,

112

« ZurückWeiter »