Pamphlets on Forestry, Volume 18

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Page 57 - I am satisfied, are the persons named in and who executed the foregoing certificate of incorporation of , and I having first made known to them the contents thereof, they did each acknowledge that they signed, sealed and delivered the same as their voluntary act and deed, for the uses and purposes therein expresed.
Page 149 - The proprietors of every railroad shall be liable for all damages which shall accrue to any person or property by fire or steam from any locomotive or other engine on such road.
Page 188 - These concessions are all right as far as they go. But they do not go far enough.
Page 185 - Commonwealth in the planting of trees, shrubs and vines, in the promotion of forest growth, and culture in the adornment of public and private grounds, places and ways, and in such other efforts and undertakings as shall be in harmony with the general character of a day so established.
Page 185 - Whoever wantonly injures, defaces, breaks or destroys an ornamental or shade tree within the limits of any public way or place shall forfeit not less than five nor more than one hundred dollars...
Page 154 - If they cannot agree with the owners thereof as to the price, they may condemn the same under the powers of eminent domain, and the value shall be determined as in the case of lands taken for highways, with the same rights of appeal and jury trial. On the payment of the value as finally determined, the land so taken shall be vested in the state, and forever held for the purposes of a public park. The persons furnishing the money to buy such land shall be at liberty to lay out such roads and paths...
Page 39 - Those in favor will say aye, those opposed no. The ayes have it, and the resolution is adopted.
Page 184 - ... shade trees standing, and trees planted, pursuant to such license, shall be deemed and taken to be the private property of the person so planting them, or upon whose premises they stand or are planted...
Page 185 - Any town or city may appropriate money for suitable buildings or rooms, and for the foundation of such library a sum not exceeding one dollar for each of its ratable polls in the year next preceding that in which such appropriation is made...

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