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ADMINISTRATORS, not bound by special promise, not in writing,

sole, being removed, a successor to be appointed,
may be removed for cause,

224
bond of, proving insufficient, may be required to give further
bond,

225
may resign their offices,

227
with will annexed, may be appointed in certain cases,

234
with will annexed, have same powers as the executors,

235
who entitled to be appointed,

242
bond of,

243
how to account for inventory,

244
may bring actions of account against co-administrators, 244
husbands have right to be, on wives' estates,

245, 271
may be appointed on estates of persons absent three years,

245
may sue for possession of mortgaged estate,

246
recovering possession of mortgaged estates, to be seized for
the use of heirs,

246
may sell estate mortgaged after possession recovered, to pay
debts,

246
may discharge mortgages,

247
to be allowed compensation for their services,

247
settlement of accounts of, by court of probate, to be final,

247
may sell real estate, to pay debts, &c.

247
proceedings in suits on bonds of,

249
to settle estate in three years,

251
how to perpetuate notice of sale of real estate,

251
to settle accounts annually,

251
to pay to town treasurers, debts, &c., not claimed in five

years,
on insolvent estates, not subject to suits pending commission, 255
on insolvent estates, may refer disputed claims,

255
actions against, to be continued until it is ascertained whether
or not the estate is insolvent,

255
to record the death of their intestates,

269
may be appointed, on estate of persons committed to the state

prison for seven years or more,
ADMINISTRATION, to whom to be granted,

242
Adultery, how punished,

393
ADULTERATED food, penalty for selling,

397
ADULTERATING food or drugs for sale, how punished,

397
ADVANCEMENT, what,

241
to be deducted from child's share of ancestor's property,

241
ACENTS and principals, act relating to,

279
for sale of goods, may sell or pledge them for a new debt,

280
how liable for defrauding principal,

281
Agent of Providence and Pawtucket turnpike, to be appointed by
the general assembly, and duties of,

438
AGREEMENT, relative to partition fences, to be recorded,

364
Aid, allowed to sheriffs, &c., in certain cases,

150
ALE, penalty for selling, without license,

496
ALIMONY, may be decreed by supreme court,
AMENDMENTS to be allowed in civil process,

131
to be allowed in criminal process,

409
ANIMALS, act relative to impounding,

366
act to prevent certain, from going at large,
impounded, may be replevied, and how,

367, 368
Answer, in court of common pleas, when to be filed,

98

412

91, 264

369

Answer, in court of common pleas, if real estate be attached, 115

in court of common pleas, if writ served by garnishee process, 120
in special court of common pleas,

100
Appeal, from court of common pleas to supreme court in civil cases, 99

from justice of peace to court of common pleas in civil cases, 107
reasons of, when to be filed,

134
in actions of account,

181
in actions of dower,

189
in actions of partition,

194
in flowage cases,

206
from decrees of town councils, relative to employment of prop-
erty given for charitable uses,

209
in petitions for benefit of insolvent act,

214
in probate cases, how, in what cases, and when to be taken, and
effect of,

228, 229
in laying out highways,

320, 321
in bastardy cases,

355, 358
in replevin of beasts impounded,

368
from justice of the peace to court of common pleas, in criminal
matters,

406
from court of common pleas to supreme court, in criminal mat-
ters,

407
APPELLANT, in criminal matters, failing to prosecute, proceedings
against,

408
in suits on bonds and notes, to pay down costs, and liable to
double costs in certain cases,

139
APPLICATION for appointment of a guardian, to whom made, and
how,

272, 273
APPOINTMENT of a guardian, to be notified, and how,

274
APPONAUG, bridge, act relative to,

330
excessive riding in, prohibited,

332
APPRENTICES,

who
may

be bound as, by whom, and in what manner, 277
usage of, to be inquired into by parents and guardians, 277
absconding, how punished,

278
may be discharged from service in certain cases,

278
discharged by death of master,

27
ARSON, how punished,

381
person accused of, when to be tried, or bailed,

408
person accused of, to be bailed only by supreme court, 408
Ash lumber, kinds of,

450
Assault, with intent to kill, &c., how punished,

381
upon an officer, how punished,

381
Assault and BATTERY, how punished,

381
may be compromised,

405
effect of the compromise of,

405
Assessors of Taxes, refusing to serve, to be fined,

304
to notify inhabitants to bring in lists of property, before they
assess a tax,

425
may swear inhabitants to their lists of property,

425
to assess tax, according to lists brought in, unless known to be
false,

425
to distinguish in tax bills, those who bring in lists and those
who do not,

427
to distinguish in tax bills, taxes assessed on real, from taxes
assessed on personal estate,

427
to return tax bill to town clerk,

427
504

91

Assessors of Taxes, fees of,

431
may be chosen by town when ordering a tax,

432
to assess a registry tax on all persons registered as voters, 485
duties of, in relation to the militia,

504
to prepare a list of persons liable to be enrolled in militia, and

deliver it to town clerk,
to assess commutation tax on enrolled militia,

505
may require information of tavern-keepers and others, as to
boarders liable to be enrolled,

505
penalty for refusing to give information to, in relation to per-
sons liable to be enrolled,

523
may appoint some person to make list of enrolled militia, 505
penalty on, for neglect of duty in relation to militia,

522
AssiGNEES, for benefit of creditors, may be compelled to return an in-
ventory and give bond, by supreme court,

90
for benefit of creditors, may be removed by supreme court,
of insolvent debtors, may be called to account,

213
of insolvent debtors, shall be sworn and may be required to give
bonds,

214
ASSUMING AN OFFICE, how punished,

378, 309
ATTACHMENT, of goods and chattels, to be made when body of defend-
ant cannot be found,

113
of goods and chattels, how to be made,

113
of real estate, how and when to be made,

115
of bank, insurance, and other corporate stock, how and when
to be m

121, 122
of property of foreign corporations, how and when to be made, 122
to be satisfied in the order in which made,

116
property exempt from,

114, 121
ATTENDANCE and travel, of party to a civil suit,

149, 150
ATTORNEY GENERAL, act in relation to,

71
to attend the general assembly, supreme court and court of
common pleas,

71
fees of,

142
assuming office of, without due election, how punished, 378
or governor, to allow complaints for certain offences, before
magistrate issues his warrant,

379
ATTORNEYS AT Law, to pay a tax to the state on their admission, 500
Auctioneers, act establishing,

305
may be appointed by town councils,

305
to give bonds,

306
bonds of, to be transmitted by town treasurer to general treas-
urer,

306
bonds of, how to be sued,

306
to make out in writing, sign and read conditions of sale, before
sale,

306
commissions of,

306
to render semi-annual account to general treasurer of dutiable
goods sold,

307
penalty for assuming office of, without election

308
Auction Sales, duties on, and how collected,

307
AUDITORS, may be appointed by court, in certain actions,

132
must be appointed in actions of account,

181
proceedings before,

181

B

the peace,

Bail, in civil actions, act relative to,

151
on justice's writ, not discharged by removal of justice from office, 105
defendants, in civil actions to be let to,

151
how taken,

151
how discharged,

151, 153
how taken after defendant has been committed to jail,

151
may be proceeded against by scire facias, if principal cannot
be found,

153
may maintain action against principal for damages,

153
discharged by death of principal, before return day of execu-
tion against him,

153
limitation of action against,

153
Bakers' BREAD, town councils may regulate the assize of,

303
BALANCE of book account and note, may be sued for before justice of

106
Bank Stock, liable to attachment,

121
BANKS, act in relation to,

288
returns of, when, by whom, and how to be made, 288, 289
abstract of returns of, to be published by the secretary,

289
commissioners on, when and by whom to be appointed,

289
commissioners on, penalty for not giving information to, 290
commissioners on, proceedings on complaint of to supreme
court,

290, 291
capital stock of, not to be reduced,

292
not to be removed from place where located by charter,

292
no branch of, to be established,

292
directors of, to be stockholders and citizens of state ; to hold
office in only one bank,

292
secretary of state to be director in certain,

292
directors, names of to be published

292
directors, three necessary to make a loan,

292
stockholders, a right to examine books,

292
penalty on, for taking usury,

293
interest, how to be reckoned by,

293
amount of indebtedness of, regulated,

293
amount of circulation of, regulated,

293
bills of, to be payable only at place of issue,

294
bills of, not to be issued for less than one dollar,

294
bills of, not to be payable in any thing but specie,

294
penalty for passing bills of, not payable in specie

294
penalty for mismanagement of officers of,

294
mode of collecting debts due from,

294
mode of collecting certain debts due to,

295
one third of stockholders of, may call stockholders' meeting, 295
penalties in act relative to, how recovered,

295
to pay per centage on capitals, to the state,

499
to pay per centage on increased capital, to the state,

500
per centage due from, how collected,

500
BARRINGTON River, fishery in, regulated,

466
BASTARDY, act regulating proceedings in cases of,

353
warrant in case of, to be issued by a justice of the peace on
complaint of overseer of poor,

353
before issuing a warrant in a case of, justice to examine the
woman,

353

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418

Bastard Child, person charged as the father of by mother, to be ad-

judged the father, unless he can prove the contrary, 353
concealing the birth or death of, how punished,

393
BEEF AND Pork, act to regulate inspection of,

440
for exportation, to be inspected and packed in branded casks, 441
inspector general of, to be appointed by general assembly, 441
inspector general of, to give bond and be sworn,

441
deputy inspectors of, for each county, to be appointed by in-
spector general,

441
deputy inspectors of, to give bonds and be sworn,

441
assistant inspectors of, for each town, to be appointed by de-
puty inspectors,

441
assistant inspectors of, to give bonds and be sworn,

441
deputy inspectors of, to make returns to inspector general, 442
how to be sorted and packed,

442
kinds of, mess, prime, and cargo, what,

442
how to be salted,

442
casks of, how to be made and of what,

442
what number of pounds of, to make a barrel,

443
casks of, how to be branded,

443
fees for inspecting,

444, 445
penalty for shifting, after inspected,

444
penalty for selling or exporting, before inspection, 444, 445
rounds of, may be exported in tubs,

445
from other states inspected there, not to be re-inspected, 446
penalties relative to inspection of, how recovered,

446
Benefit of CLERGY, abolished,

398
Bible to be placed in each cell of state prison for prisoner's use,
BIGAMY, how punished,

393
Billiard Tables, to be taxed by town councils,

351
may be suppressed by town councils,

351
Bills of Exchange, and promissory notes, act in relation to, 287
damages on foreign,

287
damages on inland,

287
parties to foreign, may be sued jointly or severally,
Births, to be recorded by parents,

269
BLASPHEMY, how punished,

398
BLOCK-ISLAND POND, not included within the act for the preservation
of oysters and other shell fish,

537
oyster fishery in, to be leased out by commissioners,

537
BOARDS, act regulating survey of,

449
Boards or HEALTH, act constituting town councils,
powers and duties of,

309
Body of prisoner dying in jail, to be delivered to his friends,

81
Bonds, judgments on, how to be entered up,

128
Bond, for prison limits,

167
given by prisoners for ease and enlargement, void,

173
replevin, amount of, may be increased by court,

183
to court of probate, how to be given,
administration,

243
proceedings in suits on administration,

249
of defeasance, when to be recorded,

259
to town councils, how to be given,

303
Bonfires, not to be made in highways,

360
Bowling ALLEYS, not to be kept in compact part of any town,
may be suppressed by town councils,

353

309

227

353

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