The corporation consists of a mayor, io aldermen and 30 councillors.
At common la .w a lease for a term of years (other than a lease by a corporation) might be made by parol.
In the town hall (1618) are some corporation pictures, portraits of the counts of Orange and Nassau, including several by Michiel van Mierevelt (1567-1641), one of the earliest Dutch portrait painters, and with his son Pieter (1595-1623), a native of Delft.
In the heroic cycles the Druids do not appear to have formed any corporation, nor do they seem to have been exempt from military service.
Dunedin is governed by a mayor and corporation, and most of its numerous suburbs are separate municipalities.