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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.

Chap. 75

Andrew J.
Pixley.

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.

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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

SETTS REFORMATORY.

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
world's Columbian exposition, to be held at Chicago, Illi-
nois, in the month of October in the year eighteen hun-
dred and vinety-two, through the following officials of the
state government: his excellency the governor and ten
members of his staff, the lieutenant governor and the
executive council, the secretary of the Commonwealth,
treasurer and receiver general, the auditor of accounts,
the attorney-general, the brigade and battalion command-
ers of the Massachusetts volunteer militia, the president
of the senate, the speaker of the house, the joint com-
mittee on federal relations, a special committee of nine
members of the senate and twenty-two members of the
house, to be appointed by the presiding officers of the two
branches, the clerk and the assistant clerk of the senate,
the clerk and the assistant clerk of the house, the clerk
of the executive council, and the sergeant at arms. Any
vacancies occurring in said joint committee on federal rela-
tions or joint special committee may be filled by the pre-
siding officer of the branch in the representation of which
such vacancies occur.

Approved May 18, 1892.
Chap. 80 Resolve PROVIDING FOR THE PAYMENT OF EXPENSES' IN CONNEC-

TION WITH THE DISAPPEARANCE AND FUNERAL OF THE LATE

STILLMAN W. EDGELL.

Stillman W. Edgell.

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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.

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RESOLVE IN FAVOR OF HARRY W. WELCH.
Resolved, That there be allowed and paid out of the
treasury of the Commonwealth to Harry W. Welch of
Cambridge, an annuity of two hundred dollars for five

years, to be so allowed from the first day of January in
the year eighteen hundred and ninety-two; said sum to
be full compensation for loss of time and expenses in con-
sequence of disabilities incurred while on duty as a mem-
ber of company B, first regiment, infantry, Massachusetts
volunteer militia, at the annual muster of the regiment in
the year eighteen hundred and eighty-eight; said disa-
bility being the result of a cold which settled in his eyes
and which became so serious that he was discharged from
the militia service for disability, on the twenty-second
day of September in the year eighteen hundred and
eighty-eight, and since that time has been unable to obtain
a livelihood, having become totally blind.

Approved May 31, 1892.
RESOLVE IN FAVOR OF WILLIAM H. ROBISON.

Chap. 82
Resolved, That there be allowed and paid out of the William H.
treasury of the Commonwealth to William H. Robison Robison.
of Amherst, the sum of five hundred dollars in full com-
pensation for injuries received by said Robison while in
the discharge of his duties as an employee of the Com-
monwealth at the state primary school at Monson, whereby
one of his legs became disabled. Approved June 2, 1892.
ResOLVE IN FAVOR OF THE STATE NORMAL SCHOOL AT WESTFIELD.

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.

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RESOLVE IN FAVOR OF THE OFFICERS, SAILORS AND MARINES WHO

Chap. 84
SERVED IN THE UNITED STATES NAVY DURING THE WAR OF THE
REBELLION, AND WERE RESIDENTS OF THIS COMMONWEALTH AT
THE TIME OF THEIR ENLISTMENT.

Resolved, That the persons included in the list of offi- Officers, sailors cers, sailors and marines, prepared by the adljutant general

and marines.

in accordance with chapter fifteen of the resolves of the
year eighteen hundred and seventy-five and chapter eight
of the resolves of the year eighteen hundred and eighty,
shall be eligible to receive all the benefits and honors
embodied in chapters two hundred and seventy-nine and
three hundred and one of the acts of the year eighteen
hundred and eighty-nine : provided, however, that each
person shall present satisfactory proof that he was duly
appointed or mustered into the service, and honorably
discharged from all such appointments or enlistments
therein, and under all appointments and enlistments was
an actual resident of the Commonwealth.

Approved June 2, 1892.

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Chap. 85 RESOLVE IN FAVOR OF THE MASSACHUSETTS CHARITABLE EYE AND

EAR INFIRMARY.

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
THE TOWN OF LEXINGTON.

Care of burial
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Resolved, That there be allowed and paid out of the
Willan Eustis. treasury of the Commonwealth a sum not exceeding five

hundred dollars, to be expended under the direction of
the governor and council for the following purposes : For
altering and improving the burial lot of the late William
Eustis in the town of Lexington, who was governor of
this Commonwealth during the years eighteen hundred and
twenty-three, eighteen hundred and twenty-four, and until
the fifth day of February in the year eighteen hundred
and twenty-five, when he died, a sum not exceeding two
hundred and fifty dollars; and to provide for the per.
petual care of said lot, a sum not exceeding two hundred
and fifty dollars.

Approved June 13, 1892.

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Chap. 87 Resolve PROVIDING FOR THE BETTER ENFORCEMENT OF THE LAW

REGULATING THE PRACTICE OF PHARMACY.
Resolved, That there be allowed and paid out of the
treasury of the Commonwealth a sum not exceeding one

Practice of
pharmacy.

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