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Session Laws, 1838
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expenses of the school, in their respective districts and

shall submit the same annually to the managers of their

respective districts, on or before the day to be herein-

after determined by the said managers, and shall at

the same time exhibit their accounts to the said mana-

gers; provided, that the said managers respectively

CHAP. 327.

may, at any time, authorize to be paid to said trustees
for their current expenses, any money in the hands of
the said treasurer, not exceeding the whole amount
received by him, and property belonging to such dis-
tricts respectively.

Extra statements.

Sec. 19. And be it enacted, That the said trustees of

each school district shall annually, as aforesaid, re-
port to the said managers, the length of time each school
has been kept open in such district, specifying the

number of children, male and female, which have been

taught during the year, and, as far as they can, ascer-

tain the number of white children between the ages of

six and sixteen, inclusive, residing in each school dis-

And also attend-

ance of schools.

Sec. 20. And be it enacted, That if any manager or
trustee, appointed as aforesaid, shall make a false re-
port, by means whereof any monies shall he fraudu-
lently obtained or be fraudulently applied to purposes
not authorized and required by law; or if any manager
or trustee, shall fraudulently appropriate to his own
use, any money so received by him, the said manager
or trustee shall be liable to pay double the amount thus
wrongfully obtained and misapplied, to he recovered
by action of debt before any court, or justice of the
peace, in said county, having jurisdiction in the case,
and the amount so recovered, shall, after payment of
costs of suit, be applied to the school fund of said

Case of fraudulent


Sec. 21. And be it enacted, That the said managers

and the said trustees repspectively, shall be enabled to

hold any property which may be granted to them for
the use and benefit of the primary schools in the said

subdistricts, election districts and county, and such

property, whether real or personal, shall be to them
and their successors in office, in the same manner as if
they, the, said managers and the said trustees, were
respectively a body politic and corporate in law.

May hold real es-

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