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Chap. 16.
AN ACT to amend chapter nine, title nine, article

eight, part first of the Revised Statutes, entitled
Regulations and penalties concerning the navi-
gation of the canals and the collection of tolls."

Passed February 18, 1859. The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows :

SECTION 1. Section one hundred and twenty-one of article eight, title nine, chapter nine, part first of the Revised Statutes, is hereby ainended so as to read as fol

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$ 121. Every master of a boat, conveying property on a canal, shall exhibit to the several collectors, hereafter mentioned, a just and true account, or bill of lading, of such property, signed by himself and by the consignor thereof, containing:

1. The name of each place on the canal where any portion of such property was shipped, and of the place for which it is intended to be cleared.

2. A statement of the names, description and weight of all the articles of such property on which toll is charged by the ton, of the number of articles on which toll is charged by the number, and of the feet of each article on which toll is charged by the foot.

3. A specification of the weight or quantity of each article, where a different rate of toll is charged on different articles, on which toll is so computed.

4. No clearance of a boat and cargo shall be granted or issued by any collector of canal tolls, except upon the production to him of a bill of lading containing the above particulars. $ 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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Chap 17. AN ACT to amend an act entitled “ An act to in

corporate the Bloomingdale Savings Bank," passed April seventeenth, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-four.

Passed February 24, 1859. The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows :

SECTION 1. In section first of the act entitled “An act to incorporate the Bloomingdale Savings Bank,” passed April seventeenth, one thousand eight hundred and fiftysour, the word “ Bloomingdale” shall be stricken out, and the words “ Third-avenue” inserted in lieu thereof.

$ 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

Chap 18. AN ACT to appropriate the proceeds of the state

tax for the support of schools. Passed February 25, 1859; three-fifths being present.

The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows :

SECTION 1. The sum of one million and fifty-two thousand eight hundred and fifty-three dollars, and seventyfive cents, being the amount of the tax of three-fourths of a mill on each dollar of the aggregate assessed valuation of the real and personal property of this state for the support of common schools, is hereby appropriated for the support of common schools during the current fiscal year, to be apportioned and distributed according to law.

$ 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

Chap 19. AN ACT authorizing the trustees of the village of

Middletown, in the county of Orange, and state of New York, to permit the construction of

gas works in said village. Passed February 26, 1859; three-fifths being present.

The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows :

SECTION 1. The trustees of the village of Middletown, in the county of Orange, and state of New York, and their successors in office, are hereby authorized to grant to any individual or individuals the right to erect works for the manufacture of gas, and to lay the necessary pipes through the public grounds, streets and alleys of said village for conveying said gas for the purpose of lighting the streets of said village, and for the use of its iohabitants, and for continuing the same, upon such terms and conditions, and in such way or manner, by grant, contract, resolution or otherwise, as such trustees and their successors in office may deem expedient and proper.

52. This act shall take effect immediately.

Chap 20. AN ACT to amend an act entitled “ An act to

incorporate the village of Rbinebeck," passed April twenty-third, one thousand eight hundred and thirty-four.

Passed February 26, 1859. The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows :

SECTION 1. The first section of the act entitled “ An act to incorporate the village of Rhinebeck,” passed

April twenty-third, one thousand eight hundred and thirty-four, is hereby amended by striking out the words

every last Monday of May thereafter," and insert in place thereof the words “every first Monday of March thereafter."

S 2. Section eleven of said act is hereby amended by striking out the words “ Tuesday of May next," and insert “ Monday of March.”

S 3. This act shall take effect immediately.

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Chap. 21. AN ACT to change the time of holding the charter election of the village of Schuylerville.

Passed February 28, 1859. The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows :

SECTION 1. The second section of the act to amend the act incorporating the village of Schuylerville, passed May twenty-sixth, eighteen hundred and fifty-three, is hereby amended so as to read as follows:

The inhabitants qualified by law to vote at town meetings, and residing within the aforesaid limits, shall meet on the first Tuesday of April, in each year, at the hour and place to be designated at their last preceding annual meeting ; and if none shall have been designated, then at such hour and place as the trustees may appoint. The first meeting under this act shall be held at such time, hour and place as shall be designated by the trustees of said village, in office at the date of the passage of this act; notice of which said first meeting shall be given as in the next succeeding section of this act specified.

$ 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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Chap 22.
AN ACT to amend an act, passed April seven-

teenth, eighteen hundred and fifty-four, entitled

"An act to incorporate the village of Lyons.” Passed February 28, 1859; three-fifths being present.

The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows :

SECTION 1. The corporate limits of the village of Corporate Lyons, in the county of Wayne, is hereby divided into limits. three divisions, or districts, as follows:

District number one shall comprise all that portion of said village lying west of a line commencing at the intersection of the old Sodus road with the north boundary line of said village, running thence southerly on the east line of said road and on the east line of Maple street and of Broad street, thence due south to the limits of said village ; and it is hereby expressly intended to comprise within said district all the inhabitants who reside on the east line of the road and streets aforesaid, excepting such whose dwellings front on the different streets and alleys leading easterly from said Maple street and Broad street.

District number two shall comprise all that portion of Dist. No. 2 said village lying between the west line of district number one and a line commencing at the intersection of the South Sodus road with the north limits of said village; thence running southerly on the east line of said road and the east line of Phelps street; thence due south to the Montezuma turnpike; thence along the north line of said turnpike, easterly, to the east line of said village limits; thence due south to the southeast corner of said limits : herein and hereby expressly intending to comprise within said district all inhabitants residing on the east line of said road and said Philip street, and on the north line of said Montezuma turnpike, excepting such whose dwellings front on the different streets and alleys leading easterly from said road and street.

District number three shall comprise all the remaining Dist. No. 8. portion of said village.

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