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  • The town is governed by a mayor, 8 aldermen and 24 councillors.
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  • The corporation consists of a mayor, io aldermen and 30 councillors.
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  • The town was incorporated in 1899, and the corporation consists of a mayor, 6 aldermen and 18 councillors.
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  • The town was incorporated in 1890, and is governed by a mayor, six aldermen and eighteen councillors.
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  • The city is governed by a board of aldermen and a mayor (elected biennially), who appoints most of the officials, the street and water board being the principal exception.
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  • The corporation consists of ten aldermen and thirty councillors, and the area of the municipal borough is 8408 acres.
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  • A charter granted in 1421 by Richard de Beauchamp provided that the town should be governed by twelve elected aldermen, but that the constable of the castle should be mayor.
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  • By the charters of 1664 and 1674 the corporation was given the title of mayor, aldermen and burgesses.
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  • The governing body now consists of a mayor, 6 aldermen and 18 councillors.
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  • The borough is under a mayor, four aldermen and twelve councillors.
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  • This court was formerly the county court for the city and was held before the lord mayor, the sheriffs and aldermen, for pleas of land, common pleas and appeals from the sheriffs.
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  • Droitwich is governed by a mayor, 4 aldermen and 12 councillors.
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  • The borough was incorporated in 1882, and the corporation consists of a mayor, 6 aldermen and 17 councillors.
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  • The corporation consists of a mayor, 10 aldermen and 30 councillors.
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  • The town is governed by a mayor, 9 aldermen and 27 councillors.
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  • The borough of Doncaster is under a mayor, six aldermen and eighteen councillors.
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  • The municipal borough is under a mayor, 8 aldermen and 24 councillors.
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  • The borough was created in 1876 (county borough, 1904), and is governed by a mayor, 12 aldermen and 36 councillors.
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  • He threw himself with great energy into the agitation which led to the incorporation of the city, and was elected one of its first aldermen.
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  • The borough council consists of a mayor, 10 aldermen and 60 councillors.
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  • The borough council consists of a mayor, 5 aldermen and 30 councillors.
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  • It is governed by a mayor, 7 aldermen and 21 councillors.
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  • Banbury is governed by a mayor, 6 aldermen and 18 councillors.
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  • The first charter of incorporation was granted by Queen Mary in 1553, and instituted a common council consisting of a bailiff, 12 aldermen and 12 chief burgesses; a court of record, one justice of the peace, a Thursday market and two annual fairs.
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  • The town is governed by a mayor, 4 aldermen and 1 2 councillors.
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  • The borough is under a mayor, 6 aldermen, and 18 councillors.
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  • By the Municipal Corporations Act of 1835 a mayor, aldermen and a council replaced the capital burgesses, the older governing body.
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  • The City Corporation exercises a control over the majority of the London markets, which dates from the close of the 14th century, when dealers were placed under the governance of the mayor and aldermen.
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  • Aldermen hold office for 6 years.
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  • This consists of a Lord Mayor, 26 aldermen and 206 common councilmen, forming the Court of Common Council, which is the principal administrative body.
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  • The Lord Mayor (q.v.) is elected by the Court of Aldermen from two aldermen nominated in the Court of Common Hall by the Livery, an electorate drawn from the members of the ancient trade gilds or Livery Companies (q.v.), which, through their control over the several trades or manufactures, had formerly an influence over the government of the city which from the time of Edward III.
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  • Thus the Lord Mayor and aldermen possess judicial authority, and the police of London are divided into two separate bodies, the Metropolitan and the City Police (see PoLicE).
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  • There are twelve sessions annually, under the Lord Mayor, aldermen and judges.
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  • The separate court of the Lord Mayor and Aldermen is held at the Guildhall.
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  • The police courts of the City are held at the Mansion House, the Lord Mayor or an alderman sitting as magistrate, and at the Guildhall, where the aldermen preside in rotation.
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  • After the marriage at Canterbury of the king with Eleanor of Provence the royal personages came to London, and were met by the mayor, aldermen and principal citizens to the number of 360, sumptuously apparelled in silken robes embroidered, riding upon stately horses.
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  • The streets were hung with rich cloths of silk arras and tapestry; the aldermen and principal men of the city threw out of their windows handsful of gold and silver, to signify their gladness at the king's return; and the conduits ran with wine, both white and red.
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  • The mayor and aldermen apparelled in orient-grained scarlet, and four hundred commoners in murrey, well mounted, with rich collars and chains, met the king at Blackheath.
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  • The citizens, however, soon found out their mistake, and the lord mayor, aldermen and recorder proclaimed Queen Mary at Cheapside.
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  • This MS. gives us information which was unknown before, but upsets the received opinions as to the early governing position of the aldermen.
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  • From this we learn that the government of the city was in the hands of a mayor and twelve dchevins (skivini); both these names being French, seem for a time to have excluded the Saxon aldermen.
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  • No record has been found of the date when the aldermen became the official advisers of the mayor.
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  • The various wards were each presided over by an alderman from an early period, but we cannot fix the time when they were united as a court of aldermen.
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  • As we do not find any further evidence than the oath of the Commune alluded to of the existence of "dchevins " in London, it is possible that aldermen were elected on the mayor's council under this title.
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  • The aldermen are not mentioned as the colleagues of the mayor until the very end of the 13th century, except in the case of Fitz-Ailwin's Assize of 1189, and this, of course, related specially to the duties of aldermen as heads of the wards of the city.
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  • Although the official form of "The Mayor and Commune " was continued until the end of the 13th century, and it was not until early in the 14th century that the form " Mayor, Aldermen and Common Council " came into existence, there is sufficient evidence to show that the aldermen and common council before that time were acting with the mayor as governors of the city.
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  • In 1377 it was ordered that aldermen could be elected annually, but in 1384 the rule was modified so as to allow an alderman to be reelected for his ward at the expiration of his year of office without any interval.
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  • Distinct rank was accorded to aldermen, and in the Liber Albus we are told that " it is a matter of experience that ever since the year of our Lord 1350, at the sepulture of aldermen, the ancient custom of interment with baronial honours was observed."
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  • When the poll-tax of 1379 was imposed the mayor was assessed as an earl and the aldermen as barons.
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  • The two courts - that of aldermen and that of the common council - were probably formed about the same time, but it is remarkable that we have no definite information on the subject.
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  • In 1376 an ordinance was made by the mayor and aldermen, with the assent of the whole commons, to the effect that the companies should select men with whom they were content, and none other should come to the elections of mayors and sheriffs; that the greater companies should not elect more than six, the lesser four and the least two.
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  • The election of aldermen and common councilmen takes place in the wardmotes.
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  • Soon afterwards all the obnoxious aldermen were displaced and others appointed in their room by royal commission.
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  • The town is governed by a mayor, 4 aldermen, and 12 councillors.
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  • The necessity of seeking protection from the sea-rovers and pirates who infested these waters during the whole period of Hanseatic supremacy, the legal customs, substantially alike in the towns of North Germany, which governed the groups of traders in the outlying trading posts, the establishment of common factories, or "counters"(Komtors) at these points, with aldermen to administer justice and to secure trading privileges for the community of German merchants - such were some of the unifying influences which preceded the gradual formation of the League.
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  • According to the "Skra," the by-laws of the Novgorod branch, the four aldermen of the community of Germans, who among other duties held the keys of the common chest, deposited in Wisby, were to be chosen from the merchants of the Gothland association and of the towns of Lubeck, Soest and Dortmund.
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  • In 1252 the first treaty privileges for German trade in Flanders show two men of Lubeck and Hamburg heading the "Merchants of the Roman Empire," and in the later organization of the counter at Bruges four or five of the six aldermen were chosen from towns east of the Elbe, with Lubeck steadily predominant.
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  • It was constituted a free borough under the title of the mayor, aldermen and burgesses of Hadleigh.
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  • The town was incorporated in 1882, and the corporation consists of a mayor, 6 aldermen and 18 councillors.
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  • The town is governed by a mayor, .6 aldermen and 18 councillors.
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  • The corporation was finally reconstructed in 1835 under the title of a mayor, 4 aldermen and 12 councillors.
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  • Under the reformed charter granted in 1885 the corporation consists of a mayor, four aldermen and twelve councillors.
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  • It was governed by a mayor and twelve aldermen, but by 1864 their privileges had become merely nominal, and the corporation was dissolved in 1885 under the Municipal Corporations Act.
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  • In conformity with the passing of the Municipal Corporations Act of 1840 the constitution of the corporation was made to consist of ten aldermen and thirty councillors, under the style and title of " The Mayor, Aldermen, and Burgesses of the Borough of Belfast."
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  • In 1892 Queen Victoria conferred upon the mayor of the city the title of lord mayor, and upon the corporation the name and description of The Lord Mayor, Aldermen, and Citizens of the city of Belfast."
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  • By the passing of the Belfast Corporation Act of 1896, the boundary of the city was extended, and the corporation made to consist of fifteen aldermen and forty-five councillors, and the number of wards was increased from five to fifteen.
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  • The corporation consists of a mayor, 8 aldermen and 24 councillors.
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  • The town is governed by a mayor, sheriff, senior and junior bailiffs, 13 aldermen, and 39 councillors.
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  • All laws relative to " towns " are applied to " cities " in so far as they are not inconsistent with general or special laws relative to the latter, and the powers of the selectmen are vested in the mayor and aldermen.
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  • The Raad itself was to be chosen by the aldermen of the gilds.
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  • Two aldermen, later styled burgomasters, were to preside, the one over the Schepenen, the other over the Raad, sharing this presidency with two episcopal officials.
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  • The two chief aldermen of the gilds, with the two episcopal official presidents above mentioned, together were to form the supreme government of the city.
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  • The same year he was elected sheriff of New York county, then a lucrative post because of the system of fees (later abolished), and in 1917 president of the Board of Aldermen of New York City.
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  • The town was incorporated in 1884, and the corporation consists of a mayor, 8 aldermen and 24 councillors.
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  • The town is, governed by a mayor, 4 aldermen and 12 councillors.
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  • The borough is governed by a mayor, six aldermen, and eighteen councillors.
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  • In a city of the first class, a mayor, two aldermen from each ward, a police judge, and a treasurer who may be ex officio tax-collector are elected, and an attorney, a clerk, a chief of police, an assessor, a street commissioner, a jailer, a surveyor, and, where there is a paid fire department, a chief engineer with one or more assistants, may be appointed by the mayor with the consent of the council.
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  • Wallsend was incorporated in 1901, and the corporation consists of a mayor, 6 aldermen and 18 councillors.
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  • Milwaukee is governed under a city charter of 1874, providing the form of city government most common in America, a mayor (elected biennially) and a single board of aldermen.
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  • There are the usual administrative boards whose members are appointed by the mayor, some of them with the approval of the board of aldermen, though the board of school directors is elected by direct popular vote.
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  • The new corporation consists of a mayor, 26 aldermen and 78 councillors.
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  • The municipal borough is under a mayor, 6 aldermen and 18 councillors.
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  • Hornsey was incorporated in 1903 under a mayor, 10 aldermen and 30 councillors.
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  • Ramsgate was incorporated in 1884, and is governed by a mayor, 6 aldermen and 18 councillors.
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  • In 1884 it was incorporated by royal charter, under the title of mayor, aldermen and councillors.
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  • The municipal borough, incorporated in 1862, is under a mayor, 6 aldermen and 18 councillors.
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  • The municipal borough, incorporated in 1871, is under a mayor, 6 aldermen and 18 councillors.
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  • Among numerous later charters one of 1268 confirmed the privilege granted to the burgesses by the bishop of choosing a mayor; another of 1416 re-established his election by the aldermen alone.
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  • The corporation consists of a mayor, 1 0 aldermen and 30 councillors.
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  • In accordance with the general laws each city elects a mayor, a board of aldermen, and a common council in whom is vested the administration of its " fiscal, prudential and municipal affairs "; the mayor presides at the meetings of the board of aldermen, and has a veto on any measure of this body, and no measure can be passed over his veto except by an affirmative vote of at least two-thirds of all the aldermen; each ward elects three selectmen, a moderator and a clerk in whom is vested the charge of elections; the city marshal and assistant marshals are appointed by the mayor and aldermen, but the city clerk and city treasurer are elected by the aldermen and common council in joint session.
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  • The corporation consists of a lord mayor (this dignity was conferred in 1907), 21 aldermen, and 63 councillors.
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  • The corporation consists of a lord mayor, 20 aldermen and 60 councillors, representing 20 wards.
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  • These American corporations had the usual English system of borough government, consisting of a mayor, aldermen and councilmen, who carried out the simple administrative and judicial functions needed br the then small communities.
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  • It was not incorporated, however, until 1645, when it was made a free borough under the title of "aldermen and burgesses of the borough of Malmesbury, County Wilts."
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  • The borough incorporated in 1877, is under a mayor, 7 aldermen and 21 councillors.
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  • The municipal government is in the hands of a town council consisting of 16 aldermen and 48 councillors elected in 16 wards.
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  • In the vicinity of Bromley, Bickley is a similar residential township, Hayes Common is a favourite place of excursion, and at Holwood Hill near Keston are remains of a large encampment known as Caesar's Camp. Bromley was incorporated in 1903, and is governed by a mayor, 6 aldermen and 18 councillors.
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  • The city is governed by a mayor, 16 aldermen and 48 councillors.
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  • Under the charter of 1903, as amended in 1907, the municipal government consists of a city council, composed of the mayor, four aldermen, elected at large, and eight ward aldermen, all elected for a term of two years, as are the other elective officers; a city attorney, an assessor, a collector, a treasurer, an auditor and judge of the Corporation Court.
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  • The city is governed by a mayor, four controllers, and twelve aldermen.
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  • The borough is under a mayor, 7 aldermen and 21 councillors.
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  • Hemel Hempstead is governed by a mayor, 6 aldermen and 18 councillors.
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  • A mayor, aldermen and councillors received governing power by a charter of 1898.
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  • From before the Conquest until the incorporation charter of 1604 Ripon was governed by a wakeman and 12 elders, or aldermen, but in 1604 the title of wakeman was changed to mayor, and 12 aldermen and 24 common councilmen were appointed.
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  • Nuneaton was incorporated in 1907, and the corporation consists of a mayor, six aldermen and twelve councillors.
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  • The borough council consists of a mayor, 7 aldermen and 42 councillors.
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  • The municipal corporation consists of a mayor, 8 aldermen and 24 councillors.
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  • The town was incorporated in 1835, and is under a mayor, 16 aldermen and 48 councillors.
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  • The corporation consists of a mayor, 6 aldermen and 18 councillors.
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  • The corporation consists of a mayor, 4 aldermen and 12 councillors.
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  • The corporation consists of a mayor, six aldermen and eighteen councillors.
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  • The borough is under a mayor, six aldermen and eighteen councillors.
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  • The corporation consists of a mayor, 6 aldermen and 24 councillors.
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  • The borough council consists of a mayor, 6 aldermen, and 36 councillors.
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  • Later on, gilds were established, in spite of the prohibition of the old charters; but they were strictly subordinate to the town authorities, who appointed their aldermen and suppressed them when they considered them useless or dangerous.
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  • The town was incorporated in 1867, and the corporation consists of a mayor, six aldermen and eighteen councillors.
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  • The borough is under a mayor, 12 aldermen and 36 councillors.
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  • The town is under a mayor, four aldermen and twelve councillors.
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  • The municipal borough is under a mayor, 4 aldermen and 12 councillors.
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  • The municipal government of the city, and also of South Brisbane, is in the hands of a mayor and ten aldermen; the suburbs are controlled by shire councils and divisional boards.
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  • The borough council consists of a mayor, to aldermen and 60 councillors.
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  • Under the second charter of 1690 the common council consisted of a mayor and eight aldermen and these with a recorder elected the free burgesses.
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  • The town was incorporated in 1902, and the corporation consists of a mayor, 6 aldermen and 16 councillors.
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  • The corporation consists of a mayor, 9 aldermen, and 27 councillors.
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  • The municipal borough, incorporated in 1896, is under a mayor, 6 aldermen and 18 councillors.
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  • Jarrow was incorporated in 1875, and the corporation consists of a mayor, 6 aldermen and 18 councillors.
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  • The corporation was to consist of a mayor, 8 aldermen and 12 capital burgesses.
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  • Southend was incorporated a municipal borough in 1894, under a mayor, 6 aldermen, and 18 councillors; in 1910 these numbers were increased to 8 aldermen and 24 councillors.
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  • He entered public life in 1889 as a member of the Boston Common Council and two years later became a member of the Board of Aldermen.
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  • Berwick-upon-Tweed is governed by a mayor, 6 aldermen and 18 councillors.
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  • In 1694 William and Mary made Walden a free borough, with a mayor, 4 aldermen and 12 town councillors.
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  • Caine is governed by a mayor, four aldermen and twelve councillors.
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  • A similar system of cumulative voting for aldermen may be provided for by ordinance of councils in cities organized under the general state law of 1872.
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  • Blackburn received a charter of incorporation in 1851, and is governed by a mayor, 14 aldermen and 42 councillors.
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  • The town was incorporated in 1847, and the corporation consists of a mayor, 9 aldermen and 27 councillors.
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  • It is under a mayor, 7 aldermen and 22 councillors.
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  • The town is governed by a mayor, six aldermen and eighteen councillors.
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  • In 1555 Dunheved, otherwise Launceston, received a charter of incorporation, the common council to consist of a mayor, 8 aldermen and a recorder.
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  • Though not eligible for the council, they shared to a certain extent in the self-government through the aldermen of each corporation or gild, of which some appear as early as the statutes of 1240.
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  • The town was incorporated in 1891, and the corporation consists of a mayor, 6 aldermen and 18 councillors.
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  • The borough is under a mayor, four aldermen and twelve councilors.
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  • The municipal borough is under a mayor, 54 aldermen and 42 councillors.
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  • The borough council consists of a mayor, ten aldermen, and sixty councillors.
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  • Adelaide is governed by a mayor and six aldermen elected by the whole body of the ratepayers, and is the only Australian city in which the mayor is so elected.
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  • The borough council consists of a mayor, 6 aldermen and 36 councillors.
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  • The town is governed by a mayor, 4 aldermen and 12 councillors, Area, 1 945 acres.
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  • The corporation consists of a mayor, 3 aldermen and 9 councillors; and possesses a remarkable ancient mace, of 15thcentury workmanship. Area, 321 acres.
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  • The municipal borough is under a mayor, 9 aldermen and 27 councillors.
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  • The town was enfranchised in 1832, and was incorporated in 1848 under the title of the mayor, aldermen and councillors of the borough of Wakefield.
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  • Municipal corporations with a population of 3000 and over are cities, and are governed through a mayor and board of aldermen; those with a population of between 1500 and 3000 are towns, and are governed through a mayor and trustees.
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  • This was superseded by another in 1683 under which the governing body was to consist of a mayor and six aldermen.
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  • The parliamentary franchise was enjoyed by the mayor, aldermen and the holders of burgage tenements.
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  • The city, being incorporated, is governed by a mayor and a board of aldermen.
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  • The borough, incorporated in 1899 (county borough, 1907), is under a mayor, 6 aldermen and 18 councillors.
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  • Privileged towns, receiving their privileges from the government (not necessarily on the basis of population), are under a mayor (borgmastare) and aldermen (radman), the aldermen being elected by the citizens, while the mayor is appointed by the government from the first three aldermen on the poll, is paid, and holds office for life.
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  • The town-courts in the privileged towns are called radstufvuratter, and consist of the mayor and at least two aldermen.
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  • The Improvement Commissioners constituted by this act included the mayor, bailiffs and four aldermen of Liverpool, under whose care the main streets were laid out on a regular plan, intersecting one another at right angles; and the first iron tramway in England was laid down.
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  • The borough is under a mayor, 14 aldermen and 42 councillors..
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  • At the beginning of the 19th century, outside of the city of London (where magisterial duties were, as now, performed by the lord mayor and aldermen), there were various public offices besides the Bow Street and Thames police offices where magistrates attended.
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  • The city of London has its own distinct police organization under a commissioner and assistant commissioner, and its functions extend over an area of 673 statute acres containing two courts of justice, those of the Guildhall and Mansion House, where the lord mayor and the aldermen are the magistrates.
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  • It is governed by a mayor, four aldermen and twelve councillors.
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  • The corporation consists of ro aldermen and 30 councillors.
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  • Cromwell's charter of 1655, though reciting that "time out of mind" Swansea had been "a town corporate," incorporated it anew, and changed the title of portreeve into mayor, in whom, with twelve aldermen and twelve capital burgesses, it vested the government of the twn.
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  • It is governed by a lord mayor, 14 aldermen and 42 councillors.
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  • The borough council consists of a mayor, 5 aldermen, and 30 councillors.
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  • The government of the city is vested in a council consisting of the mayor and four controllers elected annually and eighteen aldermen (three from each of the six wards into which the city is divided).
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  • In 1834 the population of York numbered fully 10,000; and an act of the provincial legislature conferred on it a charter of incorporation, with a mayor, aldermen and councilmen.
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  • The municipal boroughs (246 in England and Wales in 1832) were governed by mayor, aldermen, councillors and a close body of burgesses or freemen, a narrow oligarchy.
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  • Having elected the chairman, the meeting proceeds to the election of aldermen, whose number is one-third of the number of councillors, except in London, where the number is one-sixth.
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  • In every third year one-half of the whole number of aldermen go out of office, and their places are filled by election, which is conducted by means of voting papers.
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  • After the annual election on the 1st of November the first quarterly meeting of the council is held on the 9th, and at that meeting the mayor and aldermen are elected.
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  • The election of the mayor and aldermen is again the same as has already been described in connexion with the election of the chair- Officers .
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  • The municipal borough is under a mayor, four aldermen and twelve councillors.
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  • In 1554, by a charter from Queen Mary, bestowed as a reward for fidelity during the rebellion of the duke of Northumberland, Aylesbury was constituted a free borough corporate, with a common council consisting of a bailiff, 10 aldermen and 12 chief burgesses.
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  • The municipal borough is under a lord mayor (the title was conferred in 1897 on the occasion of Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee), 16 aldermen and 48 councillors.
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  • Board of Assistant Aldermen of New York City; he was a member of the state senate in 1850-1853 and procured the passage of the bill providing for the establishment of Central Park in New York City; in 1855-1858 he was state commissioner of immigration; from 1859 to 1863 he was governor of New York, being the first Republican executive of the state; in 1863-1869 he was United States senator from New York.
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  • The council consists of a mayor, To aldermen and 60 councillors.
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  • In 1892 he was admitted to the bar, and was elected to the board of aldermen, of which he was president in 1893 and 1894.
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  • The town was incorporated in 1868, and is governed by a mayor, 6 aldermen and 18 councillors.
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  • The town is governed by a mayor, ten aldermen and thirty councillors.
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  • The borough council consists of a mayor, 10 aldermen, and 60 councillors.
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  • Civil cases, on the other hand, are tried in the first instance before one of the two aldermen, who act as deputies of the viguiers; the judgment of this court may be set aside by the civil judge of appeal, an officer nominated by France and the bishop of Urgel alternately; the final appeal is either to the Court of Cassation at Paris or to the Episcopal College at Urgel.
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  • While these were in progress the malcontent party in London, headed by three aldermen, opened the gates of the city to Tyler and his horde.
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  • Cities are chartered according to population,' with a mayor, a single legislative chamber known as the board of aldermen or city council and the usual administrative officers and boards.
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  • The mayor, aldermen, treasurer, comptroller, justices of the peace and supervisors must be elected by the people, but the other offices are filled as the council of each city directs.
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  • To the north, in Longdendale, there are five lakes belonging to the water-supply system of Manchester, formed by damming the Etherow, a stream which descends from the high moors north-east of Glossop. The town is governed by a mayor, 6 aldermen and 18 councillors.
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  • The town is governed by a mayor, 12 aldermen and 36 councillors.
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  • A charter of Queen Mary in 1556 added some new privileges, and specified that the common council should consist of a mayor, two aldermen and twenty-four chief burgesses.
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  • This charter was confirmed in 1611 and 1689, and held force until the Municipal Corporations Act of 1835, which established six aldermen and eighteen councillors.
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  • The mayor is elected for four years, and appoints, subject to the approval of the board of aldermen, the controller and the members of the two principal executive boards - the board of public works and the board of public safety.
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  • The legislative power is vested in a general council composed of 12 aldermen and 24 councilmen.
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  • Both aldermen and councilmen serve without pay, and are elected on a general ticket for a term of two years; not more than two councilmen may be residents of the same ward, but there is no such limitation in regard to aldermen.
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  • Loughborough was at first governed by a bailiff, afterwards by a local board, and was finally incorporated in 1888 under a mayor, 6 aldermen and 18 councillors.
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  • The borough is under a mayor, 4 aldermen and councillors..
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  • In 1708 Anne granted four fairs to the earl of Bridgewater, and in 1886 the borough had a new charter of incorporation under a mayor, 4 aldermen and 12 councillors under the Municipal Corporations Act of 1882.
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  • The town was subsequently governed under a confirmatory charter of 1814, but in 1884 a new charter was obtained, whereby the corporation was empowered to consist of a mayor, 4 aldermen and 12 councillors.
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  • The city is governed by a mayor, a board of aldermen (one from each of eight wards) and a common council of eighteen members (two or three from each ward, according to population), elected in December every other year.
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  • Aldeburgh is governed by a mayor, 4 aldermen and 12 councillors.
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  • The municipal borough is under a mayor, 6 aldermen and 18 councillors, and has an area of 2404 acres, including a large extent of common pasture land.
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  • In 1684 a mayor, 12 aldermen and 31 common councilmen were nominated as governors.
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  • The corporation consists of a mayor, 11 aldermen and 33 councillors.
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  • Woodstock is governed by a mayor, 4 aldermen, and 12 councillors.
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  • The corporation consists of a mayor, 12 aldermen and 36 councillors.
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  • The corporation was remodelled under the Municipal Corporations Act of 1835, and now consists of a mayor, 6 aldermen and 18 councillors.
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  • Swindon is governed by a mayor, 12 aldermen and 36 councillors.
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  • The general law for the incorporation of cities and towns vests the government of each municipality accepting its provisions principally in a mayor and two aldermen from each ward.
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  • All are elected for a term of two years, but one-half of the aldermen retire annually.
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  • The mayor and aldermen may appoint such officers as they consider necessary.
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  • The mayor may veto any action of the aldermen, and to override his veto a two-thirds majority is required.
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  • In 1573 Elizabeth granted a charter creating Bideford a free borough corporate, with a common council consisting of a mayor, 5 aldermen and 7 chief burgesses, together with a recorder, town-clerk and 2 serjeants-at-mace.
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  • Evesham is governed by a mayor, 4 aldermen and 12 councillors.
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  • The town was incorporated by Queen Mary in 1555, and is governed by a mayor, eight aldermen, and a recorder.
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  • In 1679 the town received a charter from Charles II., and the corporation consisted of a mayor, two aldermen and 12 capital burgesses, until abolished by the Municipal Corporations Act of 1886, under which the property is now vested in seven trustees, one of whom is appointed by the lord of the manor, and there are also two aldermen and four elected members.
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  • The borough, incorporated in 1899, is under a mayor, 6 aldermen and 18 councillors.
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  • The town is governed by a mayor, 6 aldermen and 18 councillors.
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  • The corporation consists of a mayor, 24 aldermen and 72 councillors.
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  • Norfolk was founded in 1682 in pursuance of an act of the Virginia Assembly passed in 1680 to establish towns for the encouragement of trade; it was incorporated as a borough in 1736 by a royal charter, was chartered as a city in 1845, its charter being revised in 1882 and 1884, and received a new charter in 1906 (amended in 1908), under which there are a mayor (elected for four years), a common council, a board of aldermen and a board of control of three members, which has charge of public works, streets, sewers, drains and water supply, the police and fire departments, the work of the board of health, &c. Norfolk is administratively independent of Norfolk county.
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  • It is under a mayor, 6 aldermen and 18 councillors.
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  • The borough council consists of a mayor, five aldermen and thirty councillors.
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  • The town was incorporated in 1892, and the corporation consists of a mayor, 6 aldermen and 18 councillors.
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  • The borough is under a mayor, 8 aldermen and 24 councillors.
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  • The town was incorporated in 1893, and is governed by a mayor, 8 aldermen and 24 councillors.
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  • In 1878 it was incorporated under a mayor, 8 aldermen, 24 councillors.
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  • Having been elected a member of the common council of Dublin in 1741 he detected and exposed encroachments by the aldermen on the electoral rights of the citizens, and entered upon a controversy on the subject, but failed in legal proceedings against the alder men in 1744.
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  • The municipal borough is under a mayor, 14 aldermen and 42 councillors.
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  • The borough council consists of a mayor, 6 aldermen, and 60 councillors.
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  • The borough council consists of a mayor, 9 aldermen and 54 councillors.
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  • The corporation consists of a mayor, 6 aldermen and 18 councillors, Area, 960 acres.
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  • When the Boyar Duma became the Senate, and the Prikazi or administrative departments were organized under the name of Colleges, and when every important town was endowed with a Rathhaus, a Polizeimeister, gilds, aldermen, and all the municipal paraphernalia of western Europe, the vices of the old institutions survived in the new.
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  • It was incorporated in 1885, and the corporation consists of a mayor, 6 aldermen, and 16 councillors.
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  • The borough council consists of a mayor, 9 aldermen, and 54 councillors.
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  • Harwich is under a mayor, 4 aldermen and 12 councillors.
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  • It is governed by a mayor, 4 aldermen and 12 councillors.
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  • It is governed by a mayor, 6 aldermen and 18 councillors.
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  • The borough council consists of a mayor, io aldermen and 60 councillors.
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  • It is governed by a mayor, 4 aldermen and 1 2 councillors.
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  • The municipal borough is under a mayor, 12 aldermen and 36 councillors.
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  • The town is governed by a mayor, 4 aldermen and 12 councillors.
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  • The borough is under a mayor, 4 aldermen, and 12 councillors.
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  • West Ham is governed by a mayor, 12 aldermen and 36 councillors.
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  • The municipal borough is under a mayor, 15 aldermen and 45 councillors.
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  • Under a charter of 1899, as amended afterwards, the city government, which has almost entirely superseded the town government, is in the hands of a mayor, who holds office for two years and appoints most of the administrative officers, except a board of aldermen (of whom each has a two-year term, six are chosen from the city at large and the others one each from each ward, the even-numbered wards electing their representatives one year and the odd-numbered the next), a city clerk, controller, sheriff, treasurer and tax collector, all chosen by popular vote, and an assistant clerk, appointed by the board of aldermen.
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  • The borough is under a mayor, 6 aldermen and 18 councillors.
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  • This charter provides for a mayor, eight aldermen and twelve assistants to constitute the common council, the mayor to be chosen by the council from the aldermen, the aldermen to be chosen from the assistants, and the assistants from the most sufficient and discreet of the inhabitants.
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  • A new charter adopted in 1914 reduced the elective officers to mayor, comptroller, president and board of aldermen, collector, treasurer, recorder of deeds, sheriff and coroner, with terms of four years.
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  • Mayor, comptroller and president of the board of aldermen form a board of estimate and apportionment.
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  • The municipal borough of Hartlepool is under a mayor, 6 aldermen and 18 councillors, and has an area of 972 acres.
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  • The municipal borough of West Hartlepool is under a mayor, 8 aldermen and 24 councillors, and has an area of 2684 acres.
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  • The borough is under a mayor, 4 aldermen and 12 councillors.
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  • In 1774 the number of electors (which by usage had been restricted to the mayor, aldermen and freemen elected by them) had dwindled to six, and in 1790 to one person only, whose return of two members, however, was rejected and that of the general body of the freemen accepted.
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  • The town is governed by a mayor, six aldermen and 18 councillors.
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  • The municipal borough is under a lord mayor, 12 aldermen and 36 councillors.
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  • The city is now governed under a charter of Charles II., confirming that of 1464, the governing body, consisting of a lord mayor, 12 aldermen and 36 councillors.
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  • There is a large trade in Tunbridge ware, which includes work-tables, boxes, toys, &c., made of hard woods, such as beech, sycamore, holly, and cherry, and inlaid with mosaic. Tunbridge Wells was incorporated in 1889, and is governed by a mayor, 8 aldermen and 24 councillors.
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  • It was incorporated in 1890, and the corporation consists of a mayor, 6 aldermen and 18 councillors.
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  • In the convention he opposed the nomination of Mr Blaine, and in a speech which attracted considerable Claas Martenszen van Roosevelt (or Rosenvelt) settled in New Amsterdam in 1649; his son Claas (or Nicholas) in 1700 - I was a New York alderman of the Leislerian party; in the next three generations, Johannes, Cornelius and Jacobus (James) were merchants and (in 1748-67,1785-1801and 1797-99 and 1809, respectively) aldermen of New York; in the third generation the family became allied with the Schuylers.
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  • Burton is governed by a mayor, 8 aldermen and 24 councillors.
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  • The city council is composed of a common council (five members from each ward, elected for two years) and of a board of aldermen (three members from each ward to be elected for four years).
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  • The charter of that year placed the balance of power in a council composed of three members chosen from each ward and as many aldermen as there were wards, elected on a general ticket.
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  • The municipal borough is under a mayor, 6 aldermen and 18 councillors, and has an area of 2751 acres.
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