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Página 13 - Boston, who shall have been such for at least three years prior to the date of their appointment, one for the term of five years, one for four years, one for three years, one for two years, and one for one year, and thereafter as the terms of office expire in each year one member for a term of five years.
Página 3 - The inhabitants of the town of Salem, shall continue to be a body politic and corporate, under the name of the city of Salem, and as such, shall have, exercise and enjoy all the rights, immunities, powers and privileges, and shall be subject to all the duties and obligations, now incumbent upon and appertaining to said town as a municipal corporation.
Página 140 - He shall preserve decorum and order; may speak to points of order in preference to other members...
Página 20 - All acts and parts of acts inconsistent first charter. with this act are hereby repealed ; provided, however, that the repeal of the said acts shall not affect any act done, or any right accruing or accrued or established, or any suit or proceeding had or commenced in any civil case, before the time when such repeal shall take effect.
Página 141 - He shall put the previous question in the following form : " Shall the main question be now put ?"— and all debate upon the main question shall be suspended, until the previous question shall be decided.
Página 139 - Touching the duty of the Speaker. 1. He shall take the Chair every day precisely at the hour to which the House shall have adjourned on the preceding day; shall immediately call the members to order; and, on the appearance of a quorum, shall cause the Journal of the preceding day to be read.
Página 142 - When any member is about to speak in debate, or deliver any matter to the House, he shall rise from his seat, and respectfully address himself to "Mr. Speaker," and shall confine himself to the question under debate, and avoid personality, 21.
Página 144 - When the reading of a paper is called for, and the same is objected to by any member, it shall be determined by a vote of the House.
Página 141 - When a question is under debate, the Speaker shall receive no motion, but to adjourn, to lay on the table, for the previous question, to postpone to a day certain, to commit, to amend, or to postpone indefinitely; which several motions shall have...
Página 4 - The administration of all the fiscal, prudential, and municipal affairs of the said city, with the government thereof, shall be vested in one officer, to be called the mayor, one council of eight, to be called the board of aldermen, and one council of sixteen, to be called the common council; which boards, in their joint capacity, shall be denominated the city council; and the members thereof shall be sworn to the faithful performance of their respective duties.

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