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'ACHUSETTS, To ««* /
uv I't'iTT.rrr-! • °- '"^ 'n ,'ie tmrc fifth year °f tne i"
1' . i.itcd States of America, Jona
^trift, has deposited in this Office .. nereof he claims as Author, in the
s of Massachusetts, relative to the
nt and removal of Paupers. By
.'--unsr/lor at law. We find within
. :• of humanity, social affcflion and
'.as reflection springs a sweet reward
~ — <e.—13eli3akius. Juris praecepta.
;i um non laedere, 3uum cuique tribuere.
• «•*••»' -:- iil never cease out of the land;
•-'---!, thou shalt open thine hand wide --, and to thy needy in thy land.—
.11' the Congress of the United States, - lavement of learning, by securing '•. -oks, to the au.hors and proprie, uuiinn tne '.nuts therein mentioned ;" and alsa ;«..i /i' ■ s- elementary to an Aft, intitled, inin[>, by securing the copies rs and proprietors of such d ; and extending the benraving and etching histori
WM. S. SHAW, : DistrtS "f Mtutachtuellt.
DISTRICT OF MASSACHUSETTS, To vihr*
f*m>\ B£ ,T Remembered, that on the 5th day of Decern-' I i. 1. J ber, A. D. 1810, and in the thirty fifth year of the In^—<*' dependence of the United States of America, JonaThan Leatitt, of the said District, has deposited in this Office the Title of a Book, the right whereof he claims as Author, in the words following, to wit i
"A Summary of the Laws of Massachusetts, relative to the settlement, support, employment and removal of Paupers. By Jonathan Leavitt, Esq. Counsellor at lata. We find within our breasts the active principles of humanity, social affcftion and generous sympathy. Out of this reflection springs a sweet reward for all the labors of benevolence.—Belisarius. Juris precepta. snot haec: honeste vivere, alteram non lzdere, suum cuiq.ce tribuere. —justinian. The poor shall never cease out of the land; therefore I command thee, saying, thou' shalt open thine hand wide unto thy brother, to thy poor, and to thy needy in thy land— Deut. xv. 11
In conformity to the Aft of the Congress of the United States, intitled, " An Aft for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of maps, charts and books, to the authors and proprietors' of such copies, during the times therein mentioned ;" and alsoto an Aft intitled, "An Aft supplementary to an Aft, intitled, an Aft for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of maps, charts and books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies during the times therein mentioned ; and extending the benefits thereof to the arts of designing, engraving and etching historical, and other Prints."
WM. S. SHAW,
THE ways and meant of gaining legal settlements have been different in different periods of time. Tbfi time comprised in this Sketch is divided into five periods / that is to say, between the year
During those periods, the law of settlement was different in one from what it was in the other. A full view of the law, as it existed in each period, would doubtless be a useful thing. A short view, if cor red, may be of some service. That the one pre? sented in the following pages may be, in some measuref serviceable, is the wish of the Author,