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Session Laws, 1813
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Dec. Sess.


cording to the directions contained in this law, be entitled
to poll at the same election, and that I will not admit
any person to poll at the same election who is not in my
judgment qualified to vote as aforesaid, and will in all
things execute the office of judge of the election, accord-
ing to the best of my knowledge, without favour or par-
tiality, so help me God :" And that every clerk appoint-
ed by the said judges to register the votes as here-in-be-
fore directed, shall, before he proceeds to act as such,
take the following oath or affirmation, (as the case
may be ;) " I, A. B. do swear, or affirm, that I will well
and faithfully, without favor, affection or partiality, ex-
ecute the office of clerk of the election now to he held,


oners shall
take an oath.

according to the best of my knowledge, so help me God."
6. AND BE IT ENACTED, That each commission-
er shall, before he acts as such, take an oath or affirma-
tion, (as the case may be,) before some justice of the
peace for the county of Washington that he will faith-
fully and honestly, to the best of his skill and judgment,
exercise the powers given, and discharge the duties re-
quired of him by this law, as a commissioner of Hager's
Town, impartially and without favor or resentment to

any, and without delay.

Meeting of
ers. Modera-

7. AND BE IT ENACTED, That the said commis-
sioners, shall meet upon the business of the town at least
four times in every year, to wit: on the third Monday
in April, in June, in September and in December, and
oftener if they deem it necessary; that at their first
meeting in each year, they shall elect from among them-
selves, one of their own members, to be their moderator,
who shall, when so elected, continue to be their modera-
tor lor that year, provided he continue so long in office;
and upon all questions the moderator shall be entitled to

a vote as one of the commissioners.

in the board of

8. AND BE IT ENACTED, That three commission-
ers shall make a quorum for the transaction of business,
and if, during the year for which they were elected, any
one of the five commissioners should die, resign, re-
move from the said town, or in any manner become in-
capable of acting as such, the remaining commissioners

shall fill the vacancy so produced, by choosing and elec-
ting some person, qualified as by this law it is directed
a commissioner shall be qualified, and such person so by
them chosen and elected, shall be commissioners of Ha-
ger's Town until the next general election for commis-


Clerk to com-

9. AND BE IT ENACTED, That the said commis-
sioners, or a majority of them, shall have power to ap-
point their own clerk, and assign to him his duties,
and also to allow to him a salary, in their discretion, not

exceeding the sum of sixty dollars per annum.


oners com-

10. AND BE IT ENACTED, That each commis-
sioner shall be entitled to have two dollars per day for

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