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Broadside: Power and Duty of Tythingmen(1798)

  • MS 2000.59
  • 1 item

Broadside: “Power and Duty of Tythingmen” as extracted from Samuel Freeman’s 18th-century publication, Town-Officer; or The power and duty of selectmen, town clerks, town treasurers, overseers of the poor, assessors, constables, collectors of taxes, surveyors of highways, surveyors of lumber, fence viewers, clerks of the market, measurers of wood, and other town officers. As contained in the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. With a variety of forms, for the use of such officers. To which are added, the power and duty of towns, parishes and plantations, and a plain and regular method to keep accounts of the expenditures of monies voted by a town; upon an inspection of which, the state of its finances may at any time be known. Several editions and printers.