Town Officer: or, Laws of Massachusetts relative to the Duties of Municipal Officers; together with...

Town Officer: or, Laws of Massachusetts relative to the Duties of Municipal Officers; together with a digest of the decisions of the Supreme Judicial Court upon those subjects

Goodwin, Isaac

Published by Dorr and Howland, Worcester, Mass, 1825
Condition: Very Good - Hardcover
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Printed by William Manning, Worcester. xi, [2], 14-336 p.; 18 cm. Contemporary full calf with five spine compartments between double gilt-rules. Red leather label in second compartment with gilt-tooled title: Goodwin's Town Officer. Includes Errata on p. xi. Former owner's inscription on blank leaf following front free endpaper: "Wm. Trowbridge Jr. Town Officer." First edition. Contents: Assessors -- Auctioneers -- Collectors of Taxes -- Constables -- Cullers of Staves and Hoops -- Cullers of Dry Fish -- Engine-Men [re: fire engines] -- Fence Viewers -- Field Drivers -- Fires and Firewards -- Health Committee -- Hog-Reeves -- Impounding -- Measurers of Wood and Bark -- Militia -- Moderator -- Overseers of the Poor -- Overseers of Work-Houses -- Parishes and Parish Officers -- Poor -- Schools -- Selectmen -- Small Pox and Kine Pox -- Sealer of Weights and Measures -- Surveyors of Highways -- Surveyors of Lumber, &c. -- Surveyors and Cullers of Dry Fish -- Town Clerk -- Town Treasurer -- Towns -- Tythingmen -- Voters -- Weighers -- Weights and Measures -- Work-Houses. The Appendix contains the 1822 act establishing the city of Boston; a table listing the towns in Massachusetts with their populations as of 1824; forms used by town officers; legislation passed in 1825 relative to town officers; and a table for use by measurers of wood and bark. In Very Good- Condition: leather is rubbed; minor loss of at head of spine; front joint separated from head for 2 cm.; corners of boards are rubbed through; pp. 261-62 has 3-cm. tear from fore-edge with no loss of text; dampstaining along lower edge of first few leaves; occasional foxing and browning; otherwise clean and tight. Bookseller Inventory # 003055

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Title: Town Officer: or, Laws of Massachusetts ...

Publisher: Dorr and Howland, Worcester, Mass

Publication Date: 1825

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good -

Edition: 1st Edition

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