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. monument at Trenton, New Jersey.
tente fem battle wealth, the men of the third regiment, continental foot,
, colonel William Shepard commanding; the thirteenth regiment, continental foot, lieutenant colonel Ebenezer Clapp commanding; the fourteenth regiment, continental foot, colonel John Glover commanding; the fifteenth regiment, continental foot, colonel John Paterson commanding; the sixteenth regiment, continental foot, colonel Paul Dudley Sargent commanding; the twenty-third regiment, continental foot, colonel John Bailey commanding; the twenty-sixth regiment, continental foot, colonel Loammi Baldwin commanding; the twenty-seventh regiment, continental foot, major Ezra Putnam commanding, and a company of continental artillery, captain lieutenant Winthrop Sargent commanding; took a most active and a glorious part, and
Whereas, Especially during the night before the battle, Christmas night, December, seventeen hundred and seventy-six, the men of colonel John Glover's regiment from Marblehead greatly distinguished themselves in aiding, with their great skill, the army under general Washington in the crossing of the river Delaware through the cakes of ice on that most eventful crisis in our nation's history, therefore,
Resolved, That the sum of two thousand five hundred dollars be allowed and paid out of the treasury of the Commonwealth to the treasurer of the Trenton battle monument association, a corporation established under the laws of the state of New Jersey, for the purpose of designing and moulding and placing in position at the doorway of said commemorative monument in Trenton, New Jersey, a bronze statue, six feet three inches in height, of a soldier of colonel John Glover's continental regiment from Marblehead, in this Commonwealth, in the dress of the soldiers of that organization; providing that the design shall be approved and the statue made and the sum hereby authorized, paid under the direction of his excellency the governor. Approved May 17, 1892.
RESOLVE IN FAVOR OF ANDREW J. PIXLEY. Resolved, That Andrew J. Pixley of Melrose, who served in the United States navy during the war of the rebellion as acting second assistant engineer on the ships Gettysburg and Fort Donelson, and who was at the date of appointment a resident and citizen of this Common
wealth, shall, from and after the passage of this resolve, be eligible to receive state or military aid under the provisions, rules and limitations of chapters three hundred and one and two hundred and seventy-nine of the acts of the year eighteen hundred and eighty-nine, in the same manner and to the same extent that he would have been entitled had he served to the credit of this Commonwealth.
Approved May 17, 1892. Resolve TO PROVIDE FOR THE PURCHASE
Chap 76 LIBRARY AT THE MASSACHUSETTS REFORMATORY. Resolved, That there be allowed and paid out of the Massachusetts treasury of the Commonwealth a sum not exceeding five reformatory. hundred dollars, to be expended by the commissioners of prisons for the purchase of books for the library at the Massachusetts reformatory. Approved May 17, 1892.
BOOKS FOR THE
RESOLVE RELATIVE TO APPLIANCES FOR DEADENING THE NOISE OF
Chap 77 ELECTRIC CARS Resolved, That the board of railroad commissioners be Appliances for requested to inquire whether street railway companies, of electric curs. operating their cars by electricity, can adopt any methods or appliances for deadening the noise incident to the operation of such cars, and to investigate any appliances exhibited for this purpose; and said board may report the result of such inquiry and investigation, with its recommendations, if any, to the next general court.
Approved May 17, 1892.
RESOLVE TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL CELL ROOM AT THE MASSACHU- Chap. 78
Resolved, That there be allowed and paid out of the Massachusetts treasury of the Commonwealth a sum
not exceeding reformatory. seventy-five thousand dollars, to be expended under the direction of the commissioners of prisons for the purpose of providing additional cell room in the east wing of the Massachusetts reformatory. Approved May 17, 1892.
RESOLVE RELATIVE TO THE WORLD'S COLUMBIAN EXPOSITION AT
Chap. 79 CHICAGO. Resolved, That there be allowed and paid out of the World's treasury of the Commonwealth a sum not exceeding twelve Columbian
. thousand dollars, to be expended under the direction of the governor and council to enable the Commonwealth to
be properly represented at the opening ceremonies of the
Approved May 18, 1892.
TION WITH THE DISAPPEARANCE AND FUNERAL OF THE LATE
STILLMAN W. EDGELL.
Stillman W. Edgell.
Resolved, That the sergeant-at-arms be and he is hereby directed to pay the funeral expenses of the late Stillman W. Edgell who for the past twenty-seven years has been in the employ of the Commonwealth, as messenger to the house of representatives, assistant doorkeeper to the senate, and for the past sixteen years its doorkeeper; also all expenses incurred in the search made for his person, since his disappearance on the twenty-fourth day of January in the year eighteen hundred and ninety-two, including the reward offered for information concerning him. To carry out the provisions of this resolve there shall be allowed and paid out of the treasury of the Commonwealth a sum not exceeding six hundred dollars.
Approved May 19, 1892.
RESOLVE IN FAVOR OF HARRY W. WELCH.
years, to be so allowed from the first day of January in
Approved May 31, 1892.
Chap 83 Resolved, That there be allowed and paid out of the Normal school treasury of the Commonwealth, to be expended under the at Westtield. direction of the board of education, the sum of five hundred and fifty-four dollars and fifty cents, for the purposes of filling and grading the lot upon which the new normal school building in Westfield stands, and for laying walks thereon, said sum being the aggregate sums received and paid into the treasury of the Commonwealth by the board of education, as proceeds from the sale of a small portion of land and a dwelling house sold under the authority of chapter one hundred and four of the resolves of the year eighteen hundred and ninety-one, and for rent of said dwelling house.
Approved June 2, 1892.
RESOLVE IN FAVOR OF THE OFFICERS, SAILORS AND MARINES WHO
Resolved, That the persons included in the list of offi- Officers, sailors cers, sailors and marines, prepared by the adljutant general
in accordance with chapter fifteen of the resolves of the
Approved June 2, 1892.
Chap. 85 RESOLVE IN FAVOR OF THE MASSACHUSETTS CHARITABLE EYE AND
Charitable eye and ear intirmary.
Resolved, That there be allowed and paid out of the treasury of the Commonwealth a sum not exceeding twenty thousand dollars, to be expended at the Massachusetts charitable eye and ear infirmary under the direction of the managers thereof, for the charitable purposes of said infirmary for the present year. Approved June 11, 1892.
Chap. 86 RESOLVE PROVIDING FOR ALTERING, IMPROVING AND THE PERPET
UAL CARE OF THE BURIAL LOT OF GOVERNOR WILLIAM EUSTIS IN
Care of burial
Resolved, That there be allowed and paid out of the
hundred dollars, to be expended under the direction of
Approved June 13, 1892.
Chap. 87 Resolve PROVIDING FOR THE BETTER ENFORCEMENT OF THE LAW
REGULATING THE PRACTICE OF PHARMACY.