In Vermont, in the case of a city this tenn includes the mayor and aldermen and justices residing therein; in the case of a town, the selectmen and town clerk and the justices residing therein ; in the case of a village, the trustees or bailiffs and the justices residing therein. Vt. St. 1894, 19, 59.

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