of the duties of his office, and shall record the doings at all meetings of the Corporation and of the Trustees. section 5. Be it further enacted, That the annual meetings of said Corporation shall be holden at such time and place as the By-laws shall direct, and the Secretary shall give notice thereof in one or more newspapers, printed in Boston, seven days at least before the time of meeting. And special meetings may be called by the Trustees in the same manner unless otherwise directed by the By-laws; or by the Secretary, in the same manner, upon the written request of twenty members of the Corporation. At all meetings, a quoram for business shall consist of not less than seven members; and any business may be transacted, of which notice shall be given in the advertisements for the meeting, and all questions shall be decided by a majority of the members present, and voting either in person or by proxy. section 6. Be it further enacted, That as soon as the said Corporation shall have received from the Massachusetts Horticultural Society a legal conveyance of the said Garden and Cemetery at Mount Auburn, the Massachusetts Horticultural Society shall cease to have any rights, powers and authorities over the same; and all the rights, powers and authorities, trusts, immunities and privileges conferred upon the said Society, and upon the Proprietors of Lots in the said Cemetery in and by virtue of the first section of the statute of the year One thousand eight hundred and thirty-one, Chapter sixty-nine, shall be transferred to and exercised by the Corporation created by this Act, and the same shall to all intents and purposes apply to the said Corporation,
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