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Sheriffs, to be elected annually, one for each county,

to give bond,
not eligible as members of the general assembly,
may appoint deputies and jailers, and how,

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may appoint special deputies,
liable for neglects and misfeasances of deputies and jailers, 79
penalty on, for refusing to serve process,

79
may command aid,

79
after death of, deputies and jailers may officiate,
to distribute laws, proclamations, &c.

80
execution against, how directed and served,

80
to deliver official papers to successors,

81
fees of,

147, 150
to return commissions to secretary which are not taken by the
proper officers,

543
may order out militia to suppress riots, &c.

519
may seize rioters, in case,

335
deputies of, not eligible as members of the general assembly, 78
deputies of, how appointed,

78
deputies of, to be sworn and to give bond,

78
deputies of, may act after death of sheriff,

80
deputies of, may be removed from office by the supreme court
or court of common pleas,

80
SHERIFF OF PROVIDENCE, to attend commencement of Brown Univer-
sity,

80
to be warden of the state prison, in case,

416
SHIP Timber, how surveyed,

450
SuiPPer of Goods to be deemed owner, so far as relates to consignee, 279
Shows, may be regulated by town councils,

351
amount to be paid for, license for,

351
Slaves where to be supported, and by whom,

342
SMALL-Pox, house infected with, to have a flag at front door,

316
penalty for wilfully spreading,

316
towns may permit inoculation for,

317
Snow to be removed from highways,

326
SPEAKER of house of representatives, official visitor of state prison,

418
Special, courts of common pleas, (see courts,]
pleas in bar, unnecessary in civil actions in justices courts,

105
SPRUCE LUMBER, kinds of,

450
STAKES AND Buoys, act for the preservation of,

421
penalty for running vessel against,

penalty for making fast to,
STATE, constitution of,
divided into five counties,

62
seal of, described,

64
seal of, secretary the keeper of,

64
State Prison, penalty for communicating from without with prison-
ers in,

397
assault, &c., by prisoner in, on warden, &c., how punished, 398
sentence to, how to be executed,

412
sentence to, effect of,

399, 412, 413
act in relation to the officers and discipline of,

413
inspectors of, to be appointed by the general assembly,

414
warden of, to be appointed by the inspectors,

415
sheriff of county of Providence, to be warden of, in case, 416

421, 422
421, 422

STATE Prison, underkeepers in, to be appointed by the warden, 417
physician of, to be appointed by the inspectors,

414
prisoners not to be dismissed from, while sick,

418
religious exercises may be held in,

418
moral and religious instructor in, to be licensed by inspector, 418
bible to be placed in each cell of, for prisoners' use,

418
visitors of, who are,

418
inmates of, not to be communicated with, without leave, 418
inmates of, to be clothed in uniform,

418
inmates of, effects of, to be kept or sold, for their use,

418
inmates of, to receive only prison allowance,

419
inmates of, to receive four dollars when discharged,

419
upper cells in, may be used as part of the county jail, for per-
sons committed on criminal process,

538
accounts of, to be kept distinct from those of the jail,

539
STATUTES, of state, included in this digest,

61
act in relation to the construction of,

64
rules for the construction of,

64
when to go into operation,

64
of England, which are part of the common law of the state, 61
STEALING, how punished,

383
Stock, in incorporated companies, liable to attachment,

121
proceedings in attachment of,

121, 122
STOCKHOLDERS, in banks, may examine books,

292
one third of, may call stockholders' meetings,

295
STOLEN Goods, receiving of, how punished,

383
Stone, in quarry, may be sold by executors, administrators and guard-

ians,
Stoves and Stove Pipes, towns may appoint persons to superintend
the placing of,

300
Suit, how to be brought on bond of jailer in Providence county, 82
Suits, in what county to be commenced,

139
against heirs and devisees, in what order to be satisfied, 249
SUNDAY, civil process not to be served on,

124
town councils may make laws for breach of,

302, 303
labor on, forbidden,

395
labor on, complaint for, when to be made,

395
SUMMONS, for witnesses before justices' court, by whom to be signed, 107
writ of, how to be served,

123
for witness, how to be served,

124
SUPREME COURT, [See courts.]
justices of, to hold courts of common pleas,

97
SuretieS OF THE PEACE, proceedings to procure,

401
Surety in bond for liberty of jail-yard, may surrender his principal, 167
Surveyors fees may be apportioned among parties to the suit, 141
SURVEYORS, of Highways, refusing to serve, to be fined,

304
districts of, to be assigned by town councils,

323
duties of,

323, 324, 325, 326, 327, 328
SWEARING OUT OF Jail, proceedings in,

168

225

T

Tavern, penalty for keeping, without license,
Taxes, act regulating the assessing and collecting of,

how to be assessed,

495
424
425

64

Taxes, to be assessed according to lists of property brought in, unless
known to be false,

426
on real estate, may be assessed on owner or occupant,

426
on real estate, real estate liable for,

426
person refusing to pay, may be committed to jail,

427
on unimproved lands, how collected,

427
on absent persons, how collected,

427
town, how assessed and collected,

430
warrants for collection of, to be in force till the whole are col-
lected,

431
meeting houses, school houses, and burial grounds, exempt
from,

431
assessors and collectors of, when may be chosen,

432
due on insolvent estates, to be paid before other debts,

432
on trust personal property, in what town to be assessed, 432
on certain machinery, to be assessed in town where operated, 432
to be assessed on buildings on leased land, as real estate,

432
assessed on several parcels of real estate belonging to same per-
son, may be collected out of any one of them,

432
property sold for, may be redeemed,

433
towns may assume state, and pay out of treasury,

443
custom houses in Newport and Providence, exempt from,
certain machinery to be deemed real estate in assessing, 261
may be imposed by towns,

297
town, not to be imposed unless notice be given in warrant for
calling town meeting,

297
collector of, to give certificate of payment of taxes to qualify a
person to vote,

483
collector of, refusing to give certificate, how punished,

464
assessors of, to assess all persons registered as voters,

485
duty of collector of, in relation to registry taxes, 486, 487
may be levied by school districts,

540
to be assessed on enrolled militia, how and when,

505
on enrolled militia, when collected, and how,

505
penalty on collector of, for neglect in relation to military taxes, 522
on enrolled militia, declared to be an assessed tax under con-
stitution,

522
on enrolled militia, may be remitted by town councils,

522
Teams, and carriages, act relative to the passing of, in highways, 331
&c., meeting in highway, to take the right hand side,

331
loaded, not obliged to give half the way,

in
case,

332
not to be left to go at large in highways,

332
TESTIMONY, what requisite in indictments for passing counterfeit bank
bills,

392
Tenant in common, in committing waste, forseits estate wasted, 186
may be compelled to make partition,

193
one, may sue for possession of his part of estate,

196
by the curtesy,

242
for life, absent seven years, remainder man may enter on estate, 250
in tail, may convey by deed or will, in fee,

261
Tender, defendants may plead, in certain cases,

126
TERMS, of the courts,

102
THEATRICAL Exhibitions, and places of amusement, act relative to, 351
may be prohibited or licensed by town councils,

351
Theft, how punished,

383, 403
THREATS, how punished,

401

TAREATENING maliciously to accuse another, how punished,

381
TIMBER, ship, how surveyed,

449
Toll, for grinding grain,

464
TOLL BRIDGES, AND TURNPIKES, act relative to,

337
gates of, may be set open when not in repair,

337
penalty for taking unlawful toll at,

337
corporations to keep accounts of tolls received,

337
not to hold lands,

337
Tombs, defacing of, how punished,

395
Tools, not liable to attachment,

115
conveying to prisoner, how punished,

388
Touro ABRAHAM, legacy given by, accepted,

476
Touro Jewisu Synagogue Fund, acts to secure and appropri-
ate,

476, 477, 478
Towns, that constitute each county,

62
quota of jurors,

155
bodies corporate, act declaring,

296
may make by-laws,

296
may impose taxes,

297
debts due from, how collected,

299
to have certain
powers,

299
may regulate building of chimnies and placing of stoves, 300
to elect certain officers,

301
to repair highways and bridges,

322
neglecting to repair highways and bridges, to be indicted, 326
to remove obstructions by snow, in highways,

326
to repair bridges on dividing lines,

326
to set up guide-posts,

328
to support their poor,

342
may exempt themselves from act restraining certain animals
from going at large,

370
may prohibit goats and geese from going at large,

370
refusing to assess state tax, to be fined,

431
may assume state tax, and pay out of treasury,

433
to appoint surveyors of lumber,

453
may appoint measurers of grain, salt, shorts and seacoal, 457
to appoint weighers of cattle,

462
to appoint guagers of casks,

463
to appoint corders of wood,

465
Town Clerks, fees of,

147
clerks of probate,

227
to record certificates of marriages, births and deaths,

269
to record certificates of limited partnerships,

283
to issue warrants for town meetings,

297
penalty on, for refusing to issue warrants for town meetings, 298
to be clerks of town councils,

303
may appoint deputies,

303, 493
town council may appoint, in case,

303
to notify estrays and how,

372
to keep record of proceedings in relation to estrays,

372
clerks of boards of canvassers of voters,

482
to keep register of voters,

484
duty of, in relation to registry of voters, 484, 485, 486, 487
to record votes of town council in relation to registry of voters, 489
duty of, in town meetings,

492
to furnish senators and representatives with certificates of election, 493

154

302,

Town CLERKS, to return to general treasurer the number of licenses
granted for keeping taverns, and selling liquors,

498
to record the lists of enrolled militia, returned to them by as-
sessors of taxes, and send copies to adjutant general,

504
penalty on, for neglect in military matters,

523
Town Councils, to examine jury boxes and draw jurors, and when,
penalty on, for neglect in relation to jurors,

155
to enquire into use of property given for charitable uses,

208
courts of probate,

223
members of, to be chosen by one vote,

301
may
elect officers not elected by town meetings,

302
quorum, powers and duties of,

302
may make laws relative to Sunday,

302, 303
may make laws relative to drunkenness,

303
may make laws relative to assize of bakers' bread

303
bond to, how to be given,

303
may appoint a clerk pro tem., town clerk being absent, 303
may appoint town clerks, in case,

303
may appoint surveyors of highways, in case,

303
may appoint auctioneers,

303
make rules to prevent the spreading of contagious disease, 309
may make quarantine laws,

309
quarantine laws to be published,

311
may appoint sentinel on quarantine ground,

309
may appoint health officer,

310
rules made by, to be enforced by officers,

311
to send proper person on board a vessel having contagion, 312
to adjust charges for cleansing goods, &c., infected,

313
to make rules relative to those who enter their towns, by land,
from infected places,

314
may remove to be spital, persons infected with contagion, 315
may permit inoc Vation,

317
may make regulations for removal of nuisances,

317
may require inhabitants of infected districts to remove, 318
shall provide for vaccination once in five years,

318
may lay out highways and driftways,

319, 320
may lay out new, instead of old highways,

321
may declare highways useless,

321
to assign districts to surveyors of highways,

322
to determine money to be expended in any district on highways, 323
to determine where guide-posts shall be set,

329
may order paupers removed to their place of settlement, 342
to remove persons of bad fame,

348
may order persons of bad fame to depart their towns,

350
to give notice before making certain orders,

350
to regulate theatres and shows,

351
to tax billiard tables,

351
may suppress billiard tables and bowling alleys,

352
may post drunkards,

353
may bind out putative fathers of bastards,

358
may license sale and use of fire-works,

361
may make laws concerning dogs,

362
canvassers of voters,

481
to purge registry of voters, annually,

484
to make and correct lists of voters,

487, 488, 543
may examine persons under oath, relative to voters,

499

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