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AN ACT to authorize the commissioners of the land office to

sell and convey to the New York, Lackawanna and Western Railroad Company a right of way across the lands occupied by the New York Soldiers' and Sailors' Home.

PASSED April 19, 1882 ; three-fifths being present. The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and

Assembly, do enact as follows : Commis- SECTION 1. The commissioners of the land office are hereby authorsioners of land office ized to sell and convey to the New York, Lackawanna and Western right of

Railroad Company the right of way for the road of said company, way to rail- across the lands occupied by the New York State Soldiers' and Sailors' road

Home, on such terms and conditions as in the judgment of said commissioners and the board of trustees of said home may be for the best interest of the state.

§ 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

may sell

company.

CHAP 87.

AN ACT to legalize the action of the town meeting of the town

of Little Valley, in Cattaraugus county, held February twenty-eighth, eighteen hundred and eighty-two, appropriating five hundred dollars for highway purposes, without the notice required by law.

Passed April 19, 1882; three-fifths being present. The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and

Assembly, do enact as follows : Action of SECTION 1. The action of the town meeting of the town of Little ing legalet Valley in Cattaraugus county, held February twenty-eighth, eighteen ized.

hundred and eighty-two, in appropriating five hundred dollars for highway purposes in said town for the then ensuing year, upon the application of the highway commissioner, but without a notice of such intended application having been posted by such commissioner as required by law, is hereby legalized and confirmed and declared to be az valid and of the same force and effect as if such notice had been given.

§ 2. Nothing in this act contained shall affect any suit or proceeding now pending

§ 3. This act shall take effect immediately.

CHAP 88.

AN ACT to amend chapter five hundred and seventy-four of

the laws of eighteen hundred and seventy-three, entitled "An act to incorporate the old guard of the city of New York."

PASSED April 19, 1882. The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows :

SECTION 1. Section three of chapter five hundred and seventy-four of the laws of eighteen hundred and seventy-three, entitled “ An act to incorporate the old guard of the city of New York,” is hereby amended so as to read as follows :

$ 3. No person shall be eligible to membership in the old guard of Persons the city of New York, who shall not have been a member of the light hoteligible guard or city guard of the city of New York, the national guard of bership. this state, or any state in the union for the period of five years or honorably discharged therefrom, or an ex-officer of the regular army, navy or volunteer service of the United States.

$ 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

CHAP 89.

AN ACT to amend chapter forty-one of the laws of eighteen

hundred and sixty-one, entitled “An act to incorporate the Veterans of the National Guard, Seventh Regiment, First Division, New York State Militia.”

PASSED April 19, 1882 ; three-fifths being present, The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows :

SECTION 1. Section four of chapter forty-one of the laws of eighteen hundred and sixty-one, entitled "An act to incorporate the Veterans of the National Guard, Seventh Regiment First Division, New York State Militia," is hereby amended so as to read as follows:

§ 4. The said corporation may purchase and hold real or personal May hold estate and is authorized to accumulate a fund for the pecuniary relief personal of indigent and reduced members and of their widows and children, to estate, etc. be called the “Benevolent Fund of the Veterans of the Seventh Regiment," and said fund shall be administered by officers of said association, who shall be the colonel, paymaster and chaplain of said association, as trustees. The said fund shall be invested in the manner required How sund by law for the investment of trust funds, and no more than its income to be shall be used or disbursed in any one year. Additions to the said fund may be made by appropriations from the said association by donation and by legacies and devises to the said association

which iť is hereby authorized to receive and apply in the manner aforesaid.

82. This act shall take effect immediately.

real and

invested.

CHAP 90.

Town may issue bonds.

AN ACT to anthorize the town of Shawangunk, in the county

of Ulster, to issue bonds in a sum sufficient to pay off the several judgments against said town which are included in the present tax roll of said town and which were recovered on bonds issued by said town of Shawangunk, in aid of the Wallkill Valley railway.

PASSED April 20, 1882 ; three-fifths being present. The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows :

SECTION 1. The town of Shawangunk, in the county of Ulster, is hereby authorized and empowered to issue its bonds in a sum sufficient to pay off the several judgments against said town, which are included in the present tax roll of said town, and which were recovered on bonds issued by said town of Shawangunk in aid of the Wallkill Valley rail

way. When and § 2. Said bonds shall be issued within thirty days after the passage How to be of this act under the hand and seal of the supervisor of said town, and

countersigned by the town clerk thereof; they shall become due and payable, one-tenth part thereof in ten years from the time of issuing the same, and one-tenth part thereof in each and every year thereafter until they all become due; they shall be what are known as coupon bonds and shall draw interest at a rate not exceeditg five per centum per annum, payable semi annually, and shall be sold for not less than

their par value. Supervisor § 3. The supervisor of said town, before issuing any of said bonds, bond. shall execute to the said town of Shawangunk a "good and sufficient

bond, in the penal sum of sixty thousand dollars, with two sufficient eureties, conditioned that he will faithfully apply the proceeds of said bonds to the payment of the several judgments against said town which are included in the present tax roll of said town and which were recovered on bonds issued by said town of Shawangunk in aid of the Wallkill Valley railway, and that he will in all things conform to

the requirements of this act in the issuing and disposition of said Bond to be bonds, and of the proceeds thereof. The bond of said supervisor shall approved.

be approved by a justice of the supreme court in the third judicial district, and shall be filed with the clerk of the county of Ulster before

any such bonds shall be issued. Oficers to $ 4. The supervisor of said town of Shawangunk shall immediately, follect tax after the passage of this act in conjunction with Jacob D. Wurts, the

late chairman of the board of supervisors of Ulster county and John E. Kraft, the clerk of said board, proceed to correct the present tax roll of said town by deducting therefrom the amount of money raised on said bonds, and shall apportion the balance of said tax levy ratably among the tax-payers of said town, with the moneys thus raised on such town bonds, together with such sums as shall be raised by tax in the present tax roll for that purpose, the said supervisor shall at once pay, satisfy and discharge all of the said judgments against said town of Shawangunk, which are included in the present tax roll of said

town. Annual § 5. The supervisor of the town of Shawangunk shall annually supervisor. report to the board of supervisors of the county of Ulster the amount

to give

due or to become due the next succeeding year on the bonds hereinbefore authorized to be issued, and the board of supervisors of said county of Ulster shall annually make provision for the payment of the interest, and also for the payment of the principal thereof as the same shall, from time to time, come due, by inserting and including the amounts requisite to pay the same in the annual tax levy, and soch amounts shall be assessed upon the said town of Shawangunk and collected in like manner as other taxes assessed upon said town are collected.

$ 6. The issue of bonds under this act shall not exceed the sum of Limit of thirty thousand dollars, nor shall it exceed the amount of said several judgments.

$ 7. The supervisor of said town of Shawangunk, after the correc- Delivery of tion of the present tax roll, as provided for in section four of this act tax collto shall deliver the same to Daniel Deyo, the collector of said town, upon his giving the bond required by law, and who is hereby authorized and empowered to collect said taxes, and the time of such collection is hereby extended until the first day of June next.

$ 8. This act shall take effect immediately.

amount.

CHAP 91.
AN ACT to amend chapter twenty-one of the laws of eighteen

hundred and eighty-two, entitled "An act to cause certain ob-
structions to be removed from the Erie canal and making an
appropriation for such purpose.”

Passed April 20, 1882 ; three-fifths being present. The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows:

SECTION 1. Section two of chapter twenty-one of the laws of eighteen hundred and eighty-two, entitled “An act to cause certain obstructions to be removed from the Erie canal and making appropriations for such purpose,” is hereby amended so as to read as follows:

§ 2. The sum of twenty-five hundred dollars, or so much thereof as Appropriamay be necessary, is hereby appropriated for such purpose out of any tion. funds in the treasury not otherwise appropriated, and the treasurer is hereby directed to pay the same on the warrant of the comptroller, upon the vouchers to be presented by the superintendent of public works.

$ 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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CHAP. 92.

persons named

name.

AN ACT to confirm the incorporation of the Rochester and

Charlotte Turnpike Road company and to regulate the tolls thereof.

PASSED April 20, 1882. The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and

Assembly, do enact as follows: Acts of SECTION 1. The acts and proceedings of Rufus K. Dryer, Alexander

Pomeroy, Asa T. Soule, James M. Whitney and their associates for the legalized. formation and incorporation of a turnpike road company for the con

•struction of a road or boulevard from the city of Rochester, county of Monroe, to Lake Ontario, and the certificate thereof, bearing date March eleven, eighteen hundred and eighty, and filed March seventeen, eighteen hundred and eighty, in the office of the secretary of state at the

city of Albany, and by which such company was incorporated under Corporate the name of "The Rochester and Charlotte Turnpike Road Company”

are hereby confirmed and said company is declared to be a corporation

under said name. Rates of $ 2. It shall be lawful for The Rochester and Charlotte Turnpike toll.

Road Company to exact and receive for passing the toll gate on said
road the following rates of toll, namely:

For each pleasure carriage or sleigh drawn by one animal.. 05
For each pleasure carriage or sleigh drawn by two animals, 10
For each business wagon or sleigh drawn by one animal.. 10
For each business wagon, sleigh, truck, carryall, stage

coach, omnibus or vehicle for carrying freight or passen-
gers drawn by two animals......

20
For each additional horse or other animal ridden, led or
driven ...

03 For each velocipede or bicycle.

05 For each score of horses, mules or cattle, .

15 For each score of swine or sheep.....

10 Proviso as And in that proportion for a greater or less number of horses, mules,

cattle, sheep or swine. “Provided that the vehicles of farmers and of the Greece. residents of the town of Greece shall be charged only the rates of toll

herein provided for pleasure vehicles over the entire road;” and persons living along the line of the road at the same rate for the distance traveled.

8 3. This act shall take effect immediately.

dolls. cents.

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