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State Government

By: Dodd, Walter Fairleigh, 1880-1960

...i; !M,;iij;i|:ti;:i,.!!i;;;l|;i;' I :'JM!!;:'!!J;':Mu.r.;.'Mi STATE GOVERNMENT THE CENTURY POLITICAL SCIENCE SERIES Edited by FREDERIC A. OGG,... ...ited by FREDERIC A. OGG, University of Wisconsin. Introduction to American Government. By Frederic A. Ogg, University of Wisconsin, and P. Orman Ray, ... ... Parties and Elections. By Edward M. Sait, University of California. State Government. By Walter F. Dodd, Chicago, Illinois. Municipal Government. By ... ...tman B. Potter, University of Wis- consin. American Interests and Politics in the Far East. By Stanley K. Hornbeck, Washington, D. C. Latin America an... ...NEW YORK THE CENTURY CO. 1922 Copyright, 1922, by The Century Co. Printed in U. S. A. TO SUE HUTCHISON DODD PREFACE This book outlines the organi... ...EFACE This book outlines the organization and problems of state government in the United States. The various forms of local government are discussed a... ...nd problems of state government in the United States. The various forms of local government are discussed as parts of the state governmental organizat... ...ndepen- dent institutions. No series of independent chapters is devoted to local and municipal government, because of the conviction that governmental... ...erstood only if treated as a unit. The nation, the state, and the state 's local areas are regarded as parts of a single organization for the conduct ...

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Maine

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...hin one of four areas between the two countries whose sovereignty is still in dispute, but it is the only one of the disputed areas containing land. A... ...ispute, but it is the only one of the disputed areas containing land. Also in this easternmost area in the Bay of Fundy is the Old Sow, the largest ti... ...nmost area in the Bay of Fundy is the Old Sow, the largest tidal whirlpool in the Western Hemisphere. Maine is the least densely p... ... Local governments ... ... Local governments ... ... State governments ... ...ography Government ... ...ieved September 13, 2011.  ^ BLS.gov - Local Area Unemployment Statistics ^ http://... ... Public schools are run by one of four types of school districts: 1) local for a single school; 2) School Union whose members share only a super...

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Constitution of the State of Maine; Formed in Convention at Portland, October Twenty-Ninth, And Adopted on the Sixth Day of December, A. D. 1819 Together with Amendments Subsequently Made Thereto

By: Maine

... Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org THE STATE OF MAINE Title: CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF MAINE Author: L. D. CARVER L... ...s, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is t... ...any service that offers this file for download or commercial distribution in any form, (See complete disclaimer http://WorldLibrary.net/Copyrights.h... ...... ...... ...Y Iv. D. CARVKR. AUGUSTA KENNEBEC JOURNAL PRINT 1902 5^^' "The objects of government are almost as varied as the wants of man and they constantly inc... ...onstantly increase with the progressive steps of civili- zation. Our whole governmental history shows that the education of those who must ultimately ... ...d adopted at the annual election, September 13, 1875.] PREAMBLE Objects of government. 333113 '• ••'•''' TiiEs,.c^f^:s«j^uTioN OF the; static of main... ...9 Wall 579; 6 Wall 611 ; 7 Wall 71; 8 Wall 430; 20 Wall 46; 122 U. S. 347; Local Improvements iii U. S. 701; Pro- tection Life and Health 97 U. S. 25;...

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Kennebunk, Maine

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...see Kennebunk. Kennebunk, Maine Town ... ... Motto: "The only village in the world so named"[1] ... ... First Parish Church in 1909 ... ... State Maine County ... ... June 24, 1820 Government  • Type... ... .us.kennebunkmainewww Kennebunk ( or local ) is a town in York County, Maine, United States. The population was ... ...ewww Kennebunk ( or local ) is a town in York County, Maine, United States. The population was 10,798 at the 2010... ... shipbuilders' homes, and the Nature Conservancy Blueberry Barrens, (known locally as the Blueberry Plains) with 1,500 acres (6 km²) of nature tr... ...ennebunk, the only village in the world so named," was featured on a large locally famous sign attached to the Kesslen Shoe Mill on Route One. To the ...

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Collections of the Maine Historical Society : Vol. 19

By: Maine Historical Society

...als, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is... ...s any service that offers this file for download or commercial distribution in any form, (See complete disclaimer http://WorldLibrary.net/Copyrights... ...e reference is either to Mr. Fol- som's discourse, which is paged separately in the first part of the second volume, or to the note printed before pag... ...Xew York, i. 274; 5. 255, 204, 205; 6. 112; 7. 53, .54, 158; 8. 191; mode of government, i. 274; tyranny of, i. 274, 282, 283; required landholders to... ...; 7. 54, 55»; built a fort at Pejepscot, 3. 320n; attempted to establish the government of the Duke of York, 5. 3, 255; on the mode of obtaining India... ...ovince of Maine, i. 175; granted commissions, i. 175; no notice taken of his government, i. 184. Archer, Capt. Samuel, 9. 187. Arctic ocean, the, 5. 3... ...e people interrupted, I. 273; aftairs conducted with in- difference, I. 273; local govern- ment ceased, i. 274; land owners required to obtain new pat... ...merous, 7. 221-222; the number of in- (1784) corporated towns, 1784, 7. 219; local resident ministers, 7. 219; first api>earance of the Method- ists, ... ...ie Indian treaty, 7. 20; formerly under the dominion of France, 7. 248 ; the locality of first occupied, 8. 317; the Ashbur- ton treaty a sacrifice to...

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Gardiner, Maine

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... Water Street in 1914 ... ...s meet Location in Kennebec County and the state of Maine. ... ... Location in Kennebec County and the state of Maine. ... ... Location in the United States Coordin... ... February 17, 1803 Government  • Type... ... 4 Education 5 Government 5.1 Local government ... ... 5 Government 5.1 Local government 5.2 Political m... ... River View Community School (3-5) 190 students Government Local government Gardiner ... ...3-5) 190 students Government Local government Gardiner has a Mayor and council-manage...

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Collections of the Maine Historical Society : Vol. 1

By: Maine Historical Society

...als, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is... ...s any service that offers this file for download or commercial distribution in any form, (See complete disclaimer http://WorldLibrary.net/Copyrights... ...n cannot be needed. No part of our country is so deeply interested as Maine, in the life and story of Gorges. It was he who engaged most early and ear... ...itory ; obtained the first charter for it, and established the first regular government which it enjoyed. It is peculiarly proper that a narrative wri... ...History,now in the course of pub- lication under the auspices of the general government,, is a work of which any country might be proud i and if compl... ...en volumes, of which eighty-six are in folio ; and the amount expended bythe government in connexion with this object, during that period, is estimate... ...rd eag signifies land, and he thus accounts for its frequent oc- currence in local names. Father Rale, in his Dictionary of the Abenaqui dialect, give... ...ed in Maine, I feel disposed that Mr. Far- mer should have the benefit of my local knowledge, as to the situation of these two townships, and thereby ... ...hat the late Gov. Kavanaghmade some prog- ress in the investigation of these localities, with a view to prepare a more full account of their origin an...

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Augusta, Maine

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...ty"[1] Location in Kennebec County and the state of Maine. ... ... August 20, 1849 Government  • Mayo... ... Water Street in downtown Augusta ... ... Bridge across the Kennebec River in Augusta ... ... 2000 census 3.2 Government 4 Local government 4.1... ... Government 4 Local government 4.1 Political m... ... furniture. The city developed as a publishing and shipping center. Today, government and post-secondary education are important businesses.[10] ... ...talled gas lights in 1859. A telephone service was available in 1880 and a local hospital in 1898. In the early 20th century, Augusta built two movie ... ...n of many of the government buildings. As the city grew and spread out the local government buildings moved further away from the business district. M...

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Collections of the Maine Historical Society : Vol. 25

By: Maine Historical Society

...als, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is... ...s any service that offers this file for download or commercial distribution in any form, (See complete disclaimer http://WorldLibrary.net/Copyrights... ...rruthers, d.d. By Rev. Ephraim C. Cuninilngs, ly The Voice of Maine as heard in tlie Genesis ol' our XatiimaliLy. By George F. Emery, . . . . . . 51 P... ...et us believe he told it well. It has been too much taken for granted by the local historians that Captain Jones sided with the Tories in the struggle... ...GARETTA. 5 of itscitizensjwlio had resistedthe evident attemptof the British government to deprive them of the liberty and right of self-government th... ...of killed and wounded as more probably correct and more nearly agreeing with local tradition. * John O'Brien, who lived in Brunswick, Maine, the third... ... belonged, I think, to an interview which took place, when our indefatigable local historian and biographer, the late Hon. William Goold, called on Dr... ...he least circumstance that betokened the spirit and tendency of the imperial government, and if there was one dignitary of the Russian church of enlar... ... in Russia. Through prince Galitzin, the minister of rehgion in the imperial government, this good man was allowed many inter- views with the emperor ...

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Washburn, Maine

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... Washburn, Maine ... ... Location within the state of Maine Coordinates: ... ... State  Maine County ... ... 0582791 Washburn is a town in Aroostook County, Maine, United States. It was incorporated on February ... ...on was 1,687 at the 2010 census. Benjamin C. Wilder House, which was built in 1852, is located on Main Street in Washburn and predates the town's inco... ...f 2010, there were 1,687 people, 699 households, and 483 families residing in the town. The population density was 49.3 inhabitants per square mile (1... ... External links Maine Local Government - Town of Washburn ... ... External links Maine Local Government - Town of Washburn ...

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Collections of the Maine Historical Society : Vol. 12

By: Maine Historical Society

...als, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is... ...s any service that offers this file for download or commercial distribution in any form, (See complete disclaimer http://WorldLibrary.net/Copyrights... ...Carruthers, d.d. By Rev. Ephraim C. Cummings, 19 The Voice of Maine as heard in the Genesis of our Nationality. By George F. Emery, . . . . . . 51 Pro... ...et us believe he told it well. It has been too much taken for granted by the local historians that Captain Jones sided with the Tories in the struggle... ...GARETTA. 5. of itscitizenSjwho had resistedthe evident attemptof the British government to deprive them of the Hberty and right of self-government the... ...of killed and wounded as more probably correct and more nearly agreeing with local tradition. * John O'Brien, wlio lived in Brunswick, Maine, the thir... ...belonged, I think, to an interview w^hich took place, when our indefatigable local historian and biographer, the late Hon. William Goold, called on Dr... ...he least circumstance that betokened the spirit and tendency of the imperial government, and if there was one dignitary of the Russian church of enlar... ...n Riissia. Through prince Galitzin, the minister of religion in the imperial government, this good man was allowed many inter- views with the emperor ...

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Portland, Maine

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...tland Observatory on Munjoy Hill, the corner of Middle and Exchange Street in the Old Port, Congress Street, the Civil War Memorial in Monument Square... ...et, the Civil War Memorial in Monument Square, and winter light sculptures in Congress Square Plaza. ... ... July 4, 1786 Government  • Type... ...Portland Portland is the largest city in the state of Maine and the county seat of Cumberland County.[4] In 2013,... ... Infrastructure 8 Government 8.1 Fire Department 8... ...ransportation 8.5.4 Local buses and taxis 8.5.5 ... ... Government ... ...J.B. Mansfeld. 1859. A History and Description of New England, General and Local. Boston: Austin J. Coolidge, p. 301. ^... ...al bus service connects with Portland's METRO service. Local buses and taxis The Port of Portland is the second...

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Collections of the Maine Historical Society : Vol. 18

By: Maine Historical Society

...als, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is... ...s any service that offers this file for download or commercial distribution in any form, (See complete disclaimer http://WorldLibrary.net/Copyrights... ...enry S. Burrage, d. d., 275 iy CONTENTS. PAGE A Kefuge for Marie Antoinette in Maine. By Kufus K. Sewall, . 284 Studies on Families Suinamecl Cowell,... ...ears of public life, and in the many responsible positions he held under the government, and in his state and town, the record shows that he worked fa... ... the political controversy then existing between the colonies and the parent government in England, and soon became decided and zealous on the part of... ...ed by the town in 1798, which drafted a set of twenty-eight by- laws for the government of the town. The other members were Daniel Tucker, Woodbury St... ...unpretending town, but memorable for its his- tory :md distinguished for its local attractions and its many noble enterprises. It was out of this hall... ... prospects are seen from its heights. Na- ture lias still preserved the same local cli.u ins and privileges for its adornment and use, but Avhire, oh ... ...cot, river and bay, — as well as for a 84 MAINE HISTORICAL SOCIETY. certain locality identified with Castine ; had studied the climate of the country...

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Lewiston, Maine

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... 1795 (town), 1863 (city) Government  • Mayo... ...of Lewiston, Maine Lewiston is a city in Androscoggin County in Maine, and the second-largest city in the state. ... ...6 estimates. A former industrial center, it is located in south-central Maine, at the falls of the Androscoggin River, across from... ....2 2000 census 12 In popular culture 13 Places of interest ... ...o the falls. Burned in 1814 by an arsonist, it was later rebuilt. In 1836, local entrepreneurs — predominantly the Little family and friends — formed ... ...wiston to serve its predominant ethnic population. The local Moorish style structure. City leaders decided to ... ...g it to private developers. In 2001, the city sold three mill buildings to local developers. In 2003, Platz Associates sold the Bates Mill Complex, wi... ... Downtown Lisbon Street: Lisbon Street is the commercial and government center of Lewiston. In its downtown section, it features many la... ...ography Government ...

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Collections of the Maine Historical Society : Vol. 14

By: Maine Historical Society

...als, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is... ...s any service that offers this file for download or commercial distribution in any form, (See complete disclaimer http://WorldLibrary.net/Copyrights... ...-Time Burial Ground. By Samuel T. Dole, . . . 245 Inscriptions on Headstones in "Smith Cemetery," . . . 253 The Depredation at Pemaquid in August, 169... ...he Gulf of Mexico or the tropics. Does not this seem as if he meant that the local color of " The Tempest" should be that which was suggested by the g... ...to the ham- let whose life will show the deep rootages of ancient custom and local habit, or to give him direction along the avenue where a new nation... ...nges, were surrendering the control of industry itself into the hands of the government. Enactments such as the Statute of Apprentices (1563) became p... ...as lost near Flushing in Novem- ber, 1624. The use of private vessels by the governmentwas frequent; in 1588 there were 163 not on the royal navy list... ...ed by causing Daman, a Portuguese post, to be besieged by Mukarrab Khan, the local governor, and by giving " order for the seiz- ing of all Portingals... ...t in the eyes of the Company may be judged by his appointment in 1617 to the government of a new squadron which was to make the fifth voyage for the j...

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Hallowell, Maine

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... Location in Kennebec County and the state of Maine. ... ... Location in the United States Coordin... ...ell.govoffice.com Hallowell is a city in Kennebec County, Maine, United States. The population was 2,381 at the 2... ... 2000 census 4.2 Government 5 Local government 5.1... ... Government 5 Local government 5.1 Political m... ... Hallowell's schooners travelled as far as Cuba and the West Indies. Other local products exported via the Kennebec (and, after 1857, by train) from H... ... renowned art galleries, performing arts theaters, studios, festivals, and local artists.[14] Hallowell is also home to renowned bars, taverns and res... ...f those under age 18 and 2.0% of those age 65 or over. Government Local government The City ... ... The City of Hallowell has a Mayor and council-manager form of Government. The voters of Hallowell elect Councilors and a Mayor who repres...

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Collections of the Maine Historical Society : Vol. 7

By: Maine Historical Society

...te classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countrie... ...ly. Prohibited distribution includes any service that offers this file for download or commercial distribution in any form, (See complete disclaime... ...rning Rev. William Screven. By Rev. Henry S. Burrage, d. d., 275 IV CONTENTS. PAGE A Refuge forMarie Antoinette in Maine. By Rufus K. Sewall, . 284 S... ...through it all and during his long years of public life, and in the many responsible positions he held under the government, and in his state and town... ...n 1775; but he studied the nature of the political controversy then existing between the colonics and the parent government in England, and soon becam... ... was chairman of a committee appointed by the town in L798, which drafted a set of twenty-eight by- laws lor the government of the town. The other mem... ...years, when Portland was in name an unpretending town, but memorable for its his- tory and distinguished for its local attractions and its many noble ... ... and the same beautiful and unrivaled prospects are seen from its heights. Na- ture has still preserved the same local charms and privileges for its a... ...— a name which stands for the Penobscot, river and bay, — as well as for a 84 MAINE HISTORICAL SOCIETY. certain locality identified with Castine ; ha...

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Dresden, Maine

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... Dresden, Maine ... ... Location within the state of Maine Coordinates: ... ... State Maine County ... ....townofdresden.com/ Dresden is a town in Lincoln County, Maine, United States that was incorporated in 1794. The ... ... History The town was originally settled in 1752 under the name Frankfort by French and German Huguenots, who were p... ...s, who were part of the first wave of French speaking immigrants to arrive in Maine, but were distinguished from later arrivals by their Protestant fa... .... The Pownalborough Courthouse was built in 1760 and was the first seat of government east of the Kennebec River. The families who settled Dresden and... ...es who settled Dresden and those who were soon afterward sent there by the government of Massachusetts played a crucial role in the battle for America... ...ohn Adams appeared at the Court House in the Revolutionary Era. Well known local families included the Goodwins, Houdlettes, Mayerses, Bridges, Bowman...

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Collections of the Maine Historical Society : Vol. 12

By: Maine Historical Society

...als, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is... ...s any service that offers this file for download or commercial distribution in any form, (See complete disclaimer http://WorldLibrary.net/Copyrights... ...SOCIETY 1904 PRESS OF LETFAVOR-TOWER COMPANY PORTLAND, MAINE CONTENTS PAGE In Commemoration of the Millenary Anniversary of the Death of King Alfred... ...conception of a nation, nor did they know even the name of king. It was this government that the Angles, the Saxons and the Jutes brought with them fr... ...unate in his success- ors of the West Saxon line. They gave the country good government and hastened the establishment of a national kingdom. In this ... ...n,ratherthan English, for there was reaQy no England at that time, no united government of that territory now known as England. The amalgamating proce... ...re supplied by the income of the royal farms and the public lands, and " all local require- ments were met by the alodial obligations discharged by pe... ...e is not the fountain of justice which has always been admin- istered in the local courts ; he is the defender of the public peace, not the autocratic... ...rsonally present, the ealdorman of the shire presided in his stead. He was a local magistrate, named by the king. From his title comes the lilnglish e...

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York, Maine

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...wn York Village in 1908 ... ... York, Maine ... ... Location within the state of Maine Coordinates: ... ... State Maine County ... ... www.yorkmaine.org York is a town in York County, Maine, United States, near the southern tip of the state. T... ..., Maine, United States, near the southern tip of the state. The population in the 2010 census was 12,529. Situated beside the Atlantic Ocean on the Gu... ... 5 Housing 6 Government 7 Voter registration 8 ... ... Voter registration York has a council-manager form of government. Government York has the ... ...urists.[8] Trading center The final local Indian attack occurred at the Cape Neddick area during Dummer's War i...

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Collections of the Maine Historical Society : Vol. 15

By: Maine Historical Society

...als, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is... ...s any service that offers this file for download or commercial distribution in any form, (See complete disclaimer http://WorldLibrary.net/Copyrights... ...Old-Time Burial Ground. By Samuel T. Dole,... 245 Inscriptions on Headstones in " Smith Cemetery,'' . . . 253 The Depredation at Pemaquid in August, 1... ...he Gulf of Mexico or the tropics. Does not this seem as if he meant that the local color of " The Tempest" should be that which was suggested by the g... ...to the ham- let whose life will show the deep rootages of ancient custom and local habit, or to give him direction along the avenue where a new nation... ...nges, were surrendering the control of industry itself into the hands of the government. Enactments such as the Statute of Apprentices (1563) became p... ...s lost near Flushing in Novem- ber, 1624. Tlie use of private vessels by the governmentwas frequent: in 1588 there were 163 not on the royal navy list... ...ed by causing Daman, a Portuguese post, to be besieged by Mukarrab Khan, the local governor, and by giving " order for the seiz- ing of all Portingals... ...t in the eyes of the Company may be judged by his appointment in 1617 to the government of a new squadron whichwas to make the fifth voyage for the jo...

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Waterville, Maine

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... City Hall and Opera House in 1905 ... ...m City Location in Kennebec County and the state of Maine. ... ... Location in Kennebec County and the state of Maine. ... ... Location in the United States Coordin... ... January 12, 1888 Government  • Type... ...4.2 2000 census 5 Government 5.1 Local government ... ... 5 Government 5.1 Local government 5.2 Political m... ...those 65 and older were living below the poverty line. Government Local government ... ... below the poverty line. Government Local government Waterv...

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Collections of the Maine Historical Society : Vol. 11

By: Maine Historical Society

...als, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is... ...s any service that offers this file for download or commercial distribution in any form, (See complete disclaimer http://WorldLibrary.net/Copyrights... ... PKESS Ol'" LEFAVOR-TOWER COMPANY PORTLAND, MAINE Gift Author CONTENTS PAGE In Commemoration of the Millenary Anniversary of the Death of King Alfred... ...conception of a nation, nor did they know even the name of king. It was this government that the Angles, the Saxons and the Jutes brought with them fr... ...unate in his success- ors of the West Saxon line. They gave the country good government and hastened the establishment of a national kingdom. In this ... ...rather than English, for there was really no England at that time, no united government of that territory now known as England. The amalgamating proce... ...e supj^lied by the income of the royal farms and the public lands, and " all local require- ments Avere met by the alodial obligations discharged by p... ...e is not the fountain of justice which has always been admin- istered in the local courts ; he is the defender of the public peace, not the autocratic... ...rsonally present, the ealdorman of the shire presided in his stead. He was a local magistrate, named by the king. From his title comes the English ear...

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Camden, Maine

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... Camden, Maine ... ... Location within the state of Maine Coordinates: ... ... State  Maine County ... ... [1] Camden is a town in Knox County, Maine, United States. The population was 4,850 at the 2010 ... ...hs, due to tourists and summer residents. Camden is a famous summer colony in the Mid-Coast region of Maine. Similar to Bar Harbor, Nantucket and Nort... ... attempts to farm the broken and often mountainous terrain. The first home in the area was the Conway House, a Cape Cod style home built in 1770. In 1... ... arrived on the Boston Boats or on the Maine Central Railroad at Rockland. Local residents, who had formerly gone to sea to earn a living, found jobs ... ...ography Government ...

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Collections of the Maine Historical Society : Vol. 2

By: Maine Historical Society

...als, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is... ...s any service that offers this file for download or commercial distribution in any form, (See complete disclaimer http://WorldLibrary.net/Copyrights... ...cob Bailey. By Charles E. Allen, 225 IV CONTENTS. PAGE John Rogers Families in Plymouth and Vicinity. By Josiah H. Drummond, 275 Martin Pring. By Jos... ...1700 under direction of Colonel Romer, a military engineer of the provincial government. It was known as New Casco Fort. 12 MAINE HISTORICAL SOCIETY.... ...n the old site of Fort Loyal, but apparently not com- pleted. The provincial government was not unmindful, however, of the defense of the town, for on... ...r these not a round of ammunition was on hand. On the second of May, 1776, a local committee was 16 MAINE HISTORICAL SOCIETY. appointed to look after... ...firming the authority of the United States over any lands transferred to the government for public uses under the constitution and laws of the United ... ...enest of emerald isles, are the crumbling ruins of an old colonial fort. The local historians have from time to time given some very interesting accou... ...t? Some rather incomplete statements concerning him have been written by the local historians of Maine, who, with but limited opportunities for access...

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Caribou, Maine

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... Trucks outside a starch factory in October, 1940 ... ... Nickname(s): The Most Northeastern City In The United States ... ... Caribou, Maine ... ... Location in the state of Maine Coordi... ... Location in the state of Maine Coordinates: ... ...Library is a Carnegie library. Designed in the Romanesque Revival Style by local architect Schuyler C. Page, it was built in 1911-1912 with a $10,000 ... ...rea processing plants are examples of the influence agriculture has on the local economy. Other industry includes military vehicle... ...ces provided are Fire prevention, suppression, medical emergency response, Local and Long Distant transfers from one health care facility to another, ... ...ography Government ...

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Collections of the Maine Historical Society : Vol. 3

By: Maine Historical Society

...als, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is... ...s any service that offers this file for download or commercial distribution in any form, (See complete disclaimer http://WorldLibrary.net/Copyrights... ...cob Bailey. By Charles E. Allen, 225 IV CONTENTS. PAGE John Eogers Families in Plymouth and Vicinity, By Josiah H. Drummond, 275 Martin Pring. By Jos... ...1700 under direction of Colonel Romer, a military engineer of the provincial government. It was known as New Casco Fort. 12 MAINE HISTORICAL SOCIETY.... ...n the old site of Fort Loyal, but apparently not com- pleted. The provincial government was not unmindful, however, of the defense of the town, for on... ...r these not a round of ammunition was on hand. On the second of May, 1776, a local committee was 16 MAINE HISTORICAL SOCIETY. appointed to look after... ...firming the authority of the United States over any hinds transferred to the government for pubUc uses under the constitution and laws of the United S... ...enest of emerald isles, are the crumbling ruins of an old colonial fort. The local historians have from time to time given some very interesting accou... ...t? Some rather incomplete statements concerning him have been written by the local historians of Maine, who, with but limited opportunities for access...

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Cornish, Maine

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... State Maine County ... ... 1794 Government  • Boar... ... Website Town of Cornish, Maine Cornish is a town in York County... ...n of Cornish, Maine Cornish is a town in York County, Maine, United States. The population was 1,403 at the 2010 ... ...ine Cornish is a town in York County, Maine, United States. The population was 1,403 at the 2010 census. It is pa... ... 2000 census 3.2 Local schools 4 Sites of interest 5 ... ...al links 8 History In 1665, a trading post was established by Francis Small in the vicinity of... ...ral location for conducting with Native Americans the lucrative fur trade. In 1668, Small purchased from Newichawannock Chief Captain Sunday (or Wesum... ... those under age 18 and 18.4% of those age 65 or over. Local schools Old High ...

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Collections of the Maine Historical Society : Vol. 8

By: Maine Historical Society

...als, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is... ...s any service that offers this file for download or commercial distribution in any form, (See complete disclaimer http://WorldLibrary.net/Copyrights... ...ovFS—John Tripp, By Percival Bonney, . . 149 Military Operations at Pemaquid in the Second War with Great Britain. By Henry S. Burrage. . . . 187 Jose... ...ges were of an unsta- ble character, and were not unfrequently abandoned for localities supposed to possess greater advantages. In spite of this, the ... ... expressed ideas as fully and as freely as that employed by Europeans. Their government was autocratic. The king held 30 MAINE HISTORICxVL SOCIETY. a... ...rned and faithful was the instruction, and so watchful and judicious was the government and discipline, that several students from abroad, we are assu... ...m an open letter, wherein, as Governor Winthrop says, "he did scandalize our government, oppose our title to those parts, and provoke the people by wa... ...t made report of conditions at the construction of the fort, and that of the locality examined, were found to be in close and perspicuous agreement. T... ...mplated the same ruins. For many years. Sir Ferdinando Gorges looked to this locality as the site for a future city, the capital of a state country, w...

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Local government in New Mexico

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...lity may call itself a: village, town, or city.[2] There is no distinction in the statutes and no correlation to any particular form (Mayor-Council, C... ... form (Mayor-Council, Commission-Manager, etc.). Unless provided otherwise in a municipality's charter, municipal elections are held on the first Tues... ... municipality's charter, municipal elections are held on the first Tuesday in March of every even-numbered year.[3] Elections are non-partisan,[4] and... ... Other bodies In addition to municipalities, limited local authority can be vested in landowners' associations and districts. An... ...ormer is the Madrid Landowners' Association, which is the closest thing to local government in Madrid, New Mexico. Its authority comes from the restri... ...is the Madrid Landowners' Association, which is the closest thing to local government in Madrid, New Mexico. Its authority comes from the restrictive ... ... into all deeds. See also Local government in the United States New Mexico S... ...all deeds. See also Local government in the United States New Mexico Supreme... ...iversity of New Mexico Press. ISBN .  Chapter 6 focuses on local government. ...

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Collections of the Maine Historical Society : Vol. 13

By: Maine Historical Society

...als, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is... ...s any service that offers this file for download or commercial distribution in any form, (See complete disclaimer http://WorldLibrary.net/Copyrights... ...rows—John Tripp, By Percival Bonney, . . 149 Military Operations at Pemaquid in the Second War with Great Britain. By Henry S. Burrage. . . . 187 Jose... ...ges were of an unsta- ble character, and were not unfrequently abandoned for localities supposed to possess greater advantages. In spite of this, the ... ... expressed ideas as fully and as freely as that employed by Europeans. Their government was autocratic. The king held 30 MAINE HISTORICAL SOCIETY. ab... ...rned and faithful was the instruction, and so watchful and judicious was the government and discipline, that several students from abroad, we are assu... ... an open letter, wherein, as Governor Winthrop says, ''he did scandalize our government, oppose our title to those j^arts, and provoke the people by w... ...t made report of conditions at the construction of the fort, and that of the locality examined, were found to be in close and perspicuous agreement. T... ...mplated the same ruins. For many years. Sir Ferdinando Gorges looked to this locality as the site for a future city, the capital of a state country, w...

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Local Government Funding Agency

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...unding Agency (LFGA) is financial institution that serves as a vehicle for local and regional authorities such as municipalities, county councils and ... ...he purpose of jointly procuring credit for public investment projects. The local and/or regional authorities of a country own the LGFA, sometimes with... ...as a co-operative agency where the participating authorities come together in order to ensure low interests rates on loans, based on the creditworthin... ...rthiness of the participating members. This co-operation can also help the local authorities to achieve a higher credit rating than if they act indepe... ...rmally does not seek to make profits and any surplus is usually reinvested in the activities. LGFAs exist and operate within the borders of the respec... ...rmont Municipal Bond Bank, 1970; Maine Municipal Bond Bank; Sunshine State Governmental Financing Commission, 1985; and others) ... ... reading Decentralization and local Democracy in the World (Barcelona: United Cities and Local Governments, 2009), p.&nbs... ...ation and local Democracy in the World (Barcelona: United Cities and Local Governments, 2009), p. 149, ISBN 978-0-8213-7734-5 ... ... External links Local Government Funding - understanding the LGFA concept ...

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Collections of the Maine Historical Society : Vol. 10

By: Maine Historical Society

...als, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is... ...s any service that offers this file for download or commercial distribution in any form, (See complete disclaimer http://WorldLibrary.net/Copyrights... ... David Cobb of Gouldsborough. Maine Porter, . Some Old Papers Recently Found in'th« ^f^r, ' -r ' Parish Church of Portland RvP r u ^'^'' ^' '^^ ^'''' ... ...ted major-general of the Fifth Division of Massachusetts Militia. In 178G, a local insurrection took place in Eastern Massachusetts, which was par- ti... ...s of Portland, Deering and Westbrook. At the time of adoption of a municipal government in 1718, a heavy growth of wood covered the entire re- gion, e... ...with Col. Westbrook commenced the erection of sawmills, since which time the locality has been known by the name of Stroud- water. Then not a single h... ...sphere ofWaldo and Westbrook as mill builders was not confined wholly to the locality of Stroudwater. The town, though young as a municipality, was in... ...king of the east- ern province of Massachusetts. He was loyal to the general government, and he was also loyal to himself. Kecords show that his own i... ...e at wai\ 46 MAINE HISTORICAL SOCIETT. In 1742, the compiler continues, the government constructed a breastwork at the foot of King, now India Street...

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Local government in New Hampshire

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... Local government in New Hampshire consists of county, school district, and municipal governments. Conten... ... County There are 10 counties in the state of New Hampshire responsible for local sheriff s... ... There are 10 counties in the state of New Hampshire responsible for local sheriff services, nursing homes, and prisons. A county ... ... governed by a board of county commissioners. Similar to the rest of New England, county government in New Hampshire is very weak and have relatively ... ...y a board of county commissioners. Similar to the rest of New England, county government in New Hampshire is very weak and have relatively few respons... ...n New Hampshire is very weak and have relatively few responsibilities compared to states in other regions. Most local government functions are perform... ... weak and have relatively few responsibilities compared to states in other regions. Most local government functions are performed at the town and city... ...and have relatively few responsibilities compared to states in other regions. Most local government functions are performed at the town and city level... ... Local government in the United States ...

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Collections of the Maine Historical Society : Vol. 1

By: Maine Historical Society

...als, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is... ...s any service that offers this file for download or commercial distribution in any form, (See complete disclaimer http://WorldLibrary.net/Copyrights... ...borough, Maine. By Col. Josei»li W. Porter, 1 Some Old Papers Kecently Found in the Stone Tower of the First Parisli Church of Portland. By Rev. John ... ...ted major-general of the Fifth Division of Massachusetts Militia. In 1786, a local insurrection took place in Eastern Massachusetts, which was par- ti... ...f Portland, Deorinj^ and Westbrook. At the time of adoption of a iuunici[)al government in 1718, a heavy growth of wood covered the entire re- gion, e... ...with Col. Westbrook commenced the erection of sawmills, since which time the locality has been known by the name of Stroud- water. Then not a single h... ...sphere ofWaldo and Westbrook as mill builders was not confined wholly to the locality of Stroudwater. The town, though young as a municipalit}^, was i... ...king of the east- ern province of Massachusetts. He was loyal to the general government, and he was also loyal to himself. Records show that his own i... ...e at war. 46 MAINE HISTORICAL SOCIETY. In 1742, the compiler continuesj the government constructed a breastwork at the foot of King, now India Street...

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Local government in Pennsylvania

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... Local government in Pennsylvania is more complex than in most states in the United States. This often leads to misu... ...han in most states in the United States. This often leads to misunderstandings about how localities are referred to throughout the Commonwealth. There... ...bout how localities are referred to throughout the Commonwealth. There are five types of local governments listed in the Pennsylvania Constitution; co... ...ow localities are referred to throughout the Commonwealth. There are five types of local governments listed in the Pennsylvania Constitution; county, ... ...eferred to throughout the Commonwealth. There are five types of local governments listed in the Pennsylvania Constitution; county, township, borough, ... ...county, township, borough, city, and school district.[1] All of Pennsylvania is included in one of the state's 67 counties and each county is then div... ...lities. There are no independent cities or unincorporated territory within Pennsylvania. Local municipalities are either governed by statutes enacted ... ...ode, by a home rule charter, forming a home rule municipality, or by an optional form of government adopted by the municipality with consent of the Le... ...g to their population. The General Assembly sets the population threshold for each local government unit. There are currently nine classifications for...

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Collections of the Maine Historical Society : Vol. 7

By: Maine Historical Society

...als, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is... ...s any service that offers this file for download or commercial distribution in any form, (See complete disclaimer http://WorldLibrary.net/Copyrights... ...d by Kate Graupner Stone, . . 272 History of the Cumberland County Buildings in Portland. By William Goold, 292 Burial Place of Captain Henry Mowat. B... ...ering prospects respect- ing the competency of the Revenue to the support of Government without the aid of the internal taxes. As peace has taken plac... ...s and the French Republic." A settlement has been effected with the Britisli Government. The amount due to the British Government and for carrying int... ...ted States.^ The sale of the Bank shares has been extremely lucrative to the Government. I am your dutiful son, Richard Cutts. P. S. I shall enclose t... ...ong Islsnd." In consequence of the nebulous ideas then prevailing respecting localities and names, these two patentees, or their agents, both laid cla... ...his successors in the following instances : — In 1665 he brought suit in the local court at Edgar- town against Joseph Codman of that town, for tres- ... ...nted with him could very soon understand his posi- tion upon any question of local or national importance. Although a politician by nature, he found a...

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Local government in California

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...California has an extensive and complicated system of local government that manages public functions throughout the state. Like m... ...California has an extensive and complicated system of local government that manages public functions throughout the state. Like most st... ...es and counties, handle public education. Many other functions, especially in unincorporated areas, are handled by special districts, which include mu... ...rd abatement districts. Due to geographical variations in property tax and sales tax revenue (the primary revenue source for citie... ...counties) and differing attitudes towards priorities, there are variations in the levels of various services from one city to the next. ... ... basic political subdivision of California are the 58 counties. The county government provides countywide services such as law enforcement, jails, ele... ...aintaining statewide standards.[1][2] In addition the county serves as the local government for all unincorporated areas (those areas not within any i... ...ning statewide standards.[1][2] In addition the county serves as the local government for all unincorporated areas (those areas not within any incorpo... .... Because of historical problems with fragmentation of local government as a result of the formation of too many special districts...

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Collections of the Maine Historical Society : Vol. 20

By: Maine Historical Society

...als, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is... ...s any service that offers this file for download or commercial distribution in any form, (See complete disclaimer http://WorldLibrary.net/Copyrights... ...noch Lincoln. By Edward 11. Elwell of Deering, Maine, . . 137 Capital Trials in Maine, before the Separation. By Josepli Williamson of Belfast, Maine,... ...n, in the councils of Washington, organizing an impoi'tant department of the government, and finally, as the beloved and respected citi- zen of our ow... ...tself, oppressive and exhausting as that has been. The states were without a government — unable to command respect abroad, or to secure prosperity at... ...ele- ments, and to form a compact which should consolidate thirteen separate governments under one, at the same time preserving their individuality ; ... ...o Washington, he says, " There must be a general government of unity, as the local legislatures most nat- urally and necessarily tend to retard any ot... ...y the Senate. The laws passed by the General Government, to be obeyed by the local governments, and, if necessary, to be inforced by a body of armed m... ... de- signed and executed by the General Government, without reference to the local Governments. This rude sketch is considered as the Govern- ment of ...

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Local government in New Jersey

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... Special charter Changing form of municipal government ... ... Charter Study Commission Local government in New Jersey is compo... ... Charter Study Commission Local government in New Jersey is composed of... ... Charter Study Commission Local government in New Jersey is composed of counties a... ... Local government in New Jersey is composed of counties and municipalities. Local jurisdictions are simplier in New Jersey than in other states beca... ... because every square foot of the state is part of exactly one municipality; each of the 565 municipalities is in exactly one county; and each of the ... ...sey are more complex than in most other states, though, potentially leading to misunderstandings regarding the governmental nature of an area. With fi... ...leading to misunderstandings regarding the governmental nature of an area. With five types and twelve forms of local government (plus several non-stan... ... The Walsh Act was enacted in the Progressive Era as a way to remove corruption and political influence from local politics. Voters elect three or f...

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