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FERRIES, times of passing, at Bristol

at other ferries
penalty for neglect in ferryman .
boat when to be put off

penalty for permitting boat to be absent
wharves to be kept in repair .

penalty for neglect .
committee to inspect
none but proprietors to convey passengers, &c.
rates of ferriage
laws relating to, to be posted up

town-treasurer to sue for penalties
FINES, &c. where to be paid

penalty for neglect
officers to prosecute therefor
justices to make returns of

penalty for neglect .
FIRES, act regulating, in Newport

Providence
Pawtuxet

Bristol and Warren
FIRE-ENGINES, town acts relative to, enforced
FIRE-WOOD, to be four feet long, &c.

penalty for selling, not of proper length, &c.

- how recovered
FIRING GUNS, &c. in roads, penalty
FIRING WOODS, penalty

party aggrieved, may have action for
FISH, caught in pots, &c. penalty for purloining

to be inspected, &c. .
pickled, to be packed by sworn packers
how to be packed
to be branded
penalty for selling, not branded

shifting
branding, other than by sworn packer

fraud in packer
packer's fees
certificate to be produced to collector on clearance

inspected in other States
FISHERY, in Point Judith ponds, &c.

Easton's pond
Kekemuit river
Puncatest, alias Namquit pond
Pawcatuck river
Warren river
Little-Compton shore

Warwick harbor

- Mill-cove, in Warwick
FORCIBLE ENTRY AND DETAINER, proceedings in

no appeal in .

may be removed by certiorari
FOREIGN ATTACHMENT, proceedings in

personal estate of absent persons liable to
how to be attached

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FOREIGN ATTACHMENT, garnishee to make oath

160, 163
neglecting, liable

161
proceedings against

160
may defend the suit

161
allowed his costs
- may surrender specific articles in discharge

162
suit to be continued one term, &c.

161
judgment, how satisfied .

160
in justice's courts, proceedings in .

161
promissory notes, &c. not attachable by .

ib.
mariner's wages not, until, &c.

162
corporate property, liable to

ib.
writ against, how served, &c.

ib.
bank stock, liable to

163
writ, how served, &c.

ib.
cashier to make oath
execution how levied

ib.
FORFEITURE, of estate, conviction, not to work

353
FORGERY, of bank notes, &c.

339 to 341
of records, &c.

ib.
FORNICATION, how punished

347
FORT, on Goat-Island, ceded to the United States

522
FOSTER, incorporated

83
FRAUDS AND PERJURIES, act to prevent .

366
FRAUDULENT CONVEYANCES, to be void

179, 366
FREEMEN, of towns, in town-meeting, may admit freemen

qualifications of, and how admitted
who may vote for town officers,

for general officers
disputes concerning the value of estates, how determined

not to be arrested on town-meeting day
GAMING, penalty for playing at cards, &c. .

- at billiards
- for tavern-keepers permitting
-- for betting
securities for money won at, void
penalties. how recovered

- for betting on horse-races

horses forfeited in case
GARDENS, &c. clandestinely taking fruit, &c. from
GARNISHEE. (See Foreign Attachment]
GAUGERS, fees of

to be appointed
GAUGING method of
GENERAL ASSEMBLY, may be convened by the governor in case of emer-

gency, and where .
senate, how constituted

who shall preside therein .
house of representatives, how constituted
when both houses may join

governor shall preside therein

and have casting vote only.
who shall officiate in case of the governor's death, &c.
officers re-elected by, may be engaged on former commissions, 98,
each house to fix its rules of proceeding, &c.

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GENERAL ASSEMBLY, majority necessary to do business

100
members present, may adjourn
house of representatives to determine qualifications of its members
fines, how collected
when and where to be holden . . , 100, 101
members of, protected from arrest .

- not eligible to the office of sheriff, &c.
. penalty for insulting

.

101
GENERAL ISSUE, evidence of title, &c. may not be given under, before a

justice of the peace
all other evidence may

ib.
also by a debtor under the insolvent act

360
by defendant under the militia act

332, 337
GENERAL OFFICERS, when to be chosen

9,94
oath of

96
GENERAL TREASURER, how chosen

94
oath of

96
to give bond

298
salary of

299
to exhibit semi-annual accounts

298
not to pay money without an order, except, &c.

299
orders on, in criminal cases, &c. how drawn

356
to issue warrant for collection of taxes

313
may call special courts on delinquent collectors

315
how to proceed against town-treasurer neglecting to deliver bonds 316
to administer an oath to collector of taxes on receipt of orders, &c. 317
to furnish blank returns to clerks
fines, &c. in criminal prosecutions, to be paid over to

356, 357
to prosecute for neglect in not paying over.
to make semi-annual returns of

358
GLOCESTER, incorporated . . .

73
divided, and Burrillville incorporated
GOATS, not to run at large in Providence

499
on Rhode Island

508
GOODS, attached, &c. discharged on granting new trial, in case

110
attached by justices' writ may be holden, &c.
GOVERNOR, how chosen

9, 94
oath of .

96
who shall execute the duties of, in certain cases
may convene the general assembly in case
shall preside in the senate

100
also in grand committee

shall have casting vote therein
may draw orders on the treasury

299
call out the militia

337
appoint inspector-general of beef, &c. in case

379
to count votes for, and give notice of the appointment of electors 107
to give certificates of election to representatives to Congress 105
to commission officers appointed by Assembly

98
GRANTS, of lands to Newport, &c. confirmed

446
to Bristol, &c. confirmed

447
GUARDIANS, to be appointed to infants, &c. in actions of partition 207, 226
duty of such

ib. ib.
of minors, idiots, &c.

245
settlement of the accounts of, by the court of probate, final 234

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GUARDIANS, to give bonds
proceedings on bonds of .

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to reside within the State
to give notice of their appointment
may be discharged and others appointed
may be required to give additional bond
duty of
may sue and be sued
sball pay debts in equal proportions
may sell real estate in case
to give notice of sale

evidence of, how perpetuated
to file an inventory of property .. .

and lists of claims
what claims may be exhibited against
to collect personal property for payment of debts
apply real estate therefor
creditor suing, to give security for costs
judgment against, how entered ,
limitation of action against ..
may enter into rule
to be compensated for their services
of the children of idiots, &c.
their duty

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may be appointed by will

contracts of their wards, to be void, &c.
GUIDE-POSTS, to be erected by the several towns

places for, to be fixed by the town-councils
how to be constructed
penalty for not erecting
- for not fixing the places

- for defacing
- how recovered

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GUNPOWDER, imported into Newport, how to be kept, &c.

in Providence, act relative to storage of, &c.
GUNS, &c. firing off in roads, &c. penalty

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HABEAS CORPUS, writ of, may be issued by the supreme judicial
court

111, 180, 123
by court of common pleas

123
when to be returned
complainant may be bailed
person enlarged, not to be again committed, unless, &c.
penalty for neglecting to deliver copy of warrant

for false return to, &c.
HARBOR, Providence, act relating to
HAWKERS, &c. penalty for hawking without licence

425
how convicted

426
town-councils may grant licenses to
HEALTH OFFICER, by whom appointed ...

263
duty of
fees of. (See Board of Health.] ..

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HEIRS, may review in case

not to demand distribution within, &
may take the rents and profits
liable for debts of intestate, &c.
not to aliene estate within three years and six months
may after, unconditionally
actions against, how to be brought

executions against, how levied
HIGHWAYS, how to be laid out

how to be opened
drift-ways, how laid out
appeal from an order for laying out

terms of .
damages to be paid out of the town-treasury
twenty years improvement to make
owner may deed land for
may be changed ...
- sold, in case
- declared useless
how to be mended
to be kept open in winter .
watercourses in, how to be conveyed, &c.
to be divided into districts .
fines for not working on, how collected and appropriated
surveyors of, neglecting to repair, &c. penalty
refusing to serve

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towns neglecting to repair, may be indicted .
repairs of, may be paid for out of town-treasury, &c.
warned to work on, and train the same day
teams, &c. meeting in, to give half the way
in Newport, acts relating to .
in Providence, may be laid out on petition

Hope, Prudence, &c. not bound to repair
HOGS, running at large, to be rung, &c.

not to run at large, in certain places
in Newport and Providence

in Coventry .
HOOPS, of what size to be ..
viewers of, to be chosen

fees of .
how many a bundle shall contain, and how sold
penalty for shipping without a survey

to be forfeited in case .
HOPKINTON, incorporated
HORSES, &c. penalty for abusing

-- how recovered
not to go at large in Bristol

Providence and North Providence
Newport
Pawtuxet
Warren

Chepatchet
HORSE-RACES, penalty for betting on

horses forfeited if permitted to run
HORSE-STEALING, how punished

294

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