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The 189th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 1: Appointment of fire wards; penalty for failure to give notice of acceptance

Section 1. Selectmen may annually, in March or April, appoint firewards, and shall forthwith give them notice thereof. Whoever neglects, within seven days after such notice, to file with the town clerk his acceptance or refusal of the office shall, unless excused by the selectmen, forfeit ten dollars.