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Tillinghast & Mason News Co., accounts for periodicals, etc., allowed. ..... 219
Touro Jewish synagogue fund, report on to be made at adjourned session... 153
Towns and cities, limitation of indebtedness and rates of tax....

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Town clerks to take annual census of children of school age..

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Town councils authorized to abolish office of license commissioners

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Town councils to be ex-officio boards of health .....

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Town councils, orders of, appealed from, not to be quashed for want of
form.....

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Town councils, distribution of public laws to...

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Treasurer, general, see general treasurer.
Trees, plantations of, exempt from tax in certain cases..

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Trials, new, in supreme court, as of course, abolished..

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Trout, penalty for unlawful taking of.......

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Trustee of defendant, liability of, how determined....

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Trustee, form of execution against personal estate in hands of..

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Trustee, relief of, in case of failure to file affidavit...

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Trustee, penalty for false answer or affidavit by....

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Tucker, Edward, accounts allowed...

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Unfinished business, resolutions continuing.....

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Union Worsted Company, name of, changed to “Cook's Worsted Company". 172
United States, title to Antietam National Cemetery ceded to.....

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location for Naval Training School tendered to

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Van Zandt, Chas. C., governor, vote of thanks to......

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Voters, personal property, registration of, opinion of supreme court, Appen-

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Wages of labor may be a preferred debt in assignments....

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Walsh, Owen, authorized to peddle without cost....

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Wardwell, William T. C., appointed member of state board of health ..... 237
Warren and Bristol, towns of, commission to run out and mark dividing line
between...

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Warwick, town of, divided into voting districts...

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Warwick, Mill Cove in, fisheries in.....

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Warwick Central Freewill Baptist Church, charter of...

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Warwick Railroad Company, charter amended......

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Waterhouse, Giles, authorized to peddle without cost...

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Westcott, Amasa S., commissioner on Providence county court house, vote

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Westerly Rifles, Companies A and B, third battalion, first brigade, militia,
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Westerly, Second Seventh Day Baptist Church of Christ in, charter of...... 183
Whipple, Henry, sheriff, account allowed......

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Wife's real estate, right of husband to vote on, opinion of supreme court.

Appendix, document No. 18.
Wilcox, Charles W., deputy sheriff, account allowed....

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Woinkheige Division No. 9, Sons of Temperance, of North Smithfield,
charter of .....

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Woman suffrage, report of house committee of education on, Appendix,

document No. 10.
Wood, Herbert B., account allowed......

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Wood, Horace B., restored to privilege of voting....

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Wood River Chapel Society, Richmond, charter of..

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Woonasquatucket river, commission to examine reservoirs and mill dams on. 190
account of commissioners allowed....

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Woonsocket, town of, number of grand and petit jurors to be drawn for.... 101

justice court of, sheriff to deliver certain furniture to. 189
committee to purchase safe and furniture and to hire
room for justice court......

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Charles M. Arnold, elected clerk of justice court... 234

state armory at, appropriation for repair of...... 215
Horse Nail Company, name of “ Cook's Novelty Works,”
changed to......

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Institut Canadien Francais de, charter of..

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Reform Club, charter of....

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Writ of attachment, order for sale of animals, etc...

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Wrongs to children, act to punish....

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APPENDIX CONTAINING THE FOLLOWING DOCUMENTS.

No.
1.-Governor's Message.
2-Annual Report of the Adjutant General.
3- Third Report of the License Commissioners in and for the city of Provi-
No.
5.—Ninth Annual Report of the Board of State Charities and Corrections.
6.- Report of Joint Special Committee on a State Industrial School.
7.-Annual Report of the Railroad Commissioner.
8.--Fourth Annual Report of the Commission to build a new State Prison.
9.-Second Annual Report of the Harbor Commissioners.
10.-Report of Special Committee on Woman Suffrage.
11.-Majority and Minority Reports of Special Committee of House of Repre-

dence.
4.-Annual Statement of the condition of the Banks and Institutions for

Savings.

sentatives in the Holden election case.
12.—Report of Committee on executive communications on the subject of estab-

lishing a State Board of Health.
13.- Annual Report of the Board of Cattle Commissioners.
14.–Eighth Annual Report of State Board of Pharmacy.
15.-Annual Report of the Quartermaster General.
16.-Eighth Annual Report of the Commissioners of Inland Fisheries.
17.-Opinion of the Judges of the Supreme Court relative to the registration of

personal property tax payers.
18.-Opinion of the Judges of the Supreme Court on the right of a husband to

vote on his wife's real estate.
19. —Annual Report of the Commissioners of Shell Fisheries.
20.--Fifteenth Annual Report of the Corporation of Brown University, in refer-

ence to the United States land scrip grant for agricultural college.
21.-Report of the Commissioners of Sinking Funds.
22.-Final Report of the Commissioners to build a new Court House for the

County of Providence.

ACTS AND RESOLVES,

PASSED AT THE

JANUARY SESSION, 1878.

(The Chapters of the Public Laws are numbered continuously from the

General Statutes, Revision of 1872. ]

CHAPTER 647.

AN ACT IN AMENDMENT OF CHAPTER 23 OF THE GENERAL Passed FebruaSTATUTES, “OF PUBLIC BUILDINGS.”

ry 19, 1878.

It is enacted by the General Assembly as follows:
SECTION 1.

Section 1 of chapter 23, of the General Se care of state Statutes, is hereby amended by striking out the word gert and Cross

houses New

dence counties.

"court” in the fifth line, and inserting the word “ state" in lieu thereof.

SEC. 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

CHAPTER 648.

Passed Februa- AN ACT IN ADDITION TO CHAPTER 181 OF THE GENERAL ry 19, 1878.

STATUTES, “OF THE SUPREME COURT.”

It is enacted by the General Assembly as follows :

Actions may be stricken from

when.

SECTION 1. The supreme court, court of common the dockets of pleas, or any single justice of the supreme court, may

order any action pending in either of said courts, in which neither party appears to prosecute or defend, to be stricken from the docket of such court without costs and without prejudice to the rights of any party thereto, upon such terms and conditions as the supreme court shall in their discretion prescribe by general rule of court.

SEC. 2. All acts and parts of acts inconsistent herewith are hereby repealed.

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

CHAPTER 649.

Passed Februa- AN ACT IN AMENDMENT OF CHAPTER 197 OF THE GENERAL ry 19, 1878.

STATUTES, “OF CERTAIN PROVISIONS CONCERNING AT-
TACHMENTS."

Live animals and perishable

It is enacted by the General Assembly as follows :

SECTION 1. Section 2 of chapter 197 of the Gengood attached eral Statutes is hereby amended so that the same shall order of corn read as follows: "Sec. 2. Whenever any officer shall

attach on an original writ any live animals, or any

be sold on

, or trial justice.

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