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lawful for the directors to call and demand from the A. D. 1811.

m stockholders respectively, all such sums of money by them subscribed, at such time and in such proportion no as they shall see fit, under pain of forfeiture of their shares and all previous payments made thereon, if such payments be neglected to be made for the space of ten days after the same ought to be made, and thir. ty days previous notice of such call and demand shall have been published in one of the newspapers printed in Utica as aforesaid.

V. And be it further enacted, That the directors for the time being shall have power to make and prescribe authorized

to make by such by-laws, rules and regulations as shall appear laws. needful and proper, touching the management and disposition of the stock, property, estate and effects of the said corporation, the duties of the officers, artificers and servants by them employed, the election of directors, and all such matters as appertain to the concerns of the said corporation, to appoint such and so many officers, clerks and servants for carrying on the business of the said company, and with such allowances and salaries as to them shall seem meet : Provided, That such by-laws be not inconsistent with the constitution and laws of this state or of the United States.

VI. And be it further enacted, That the stock of the Stock said company shall be deemed and considered person personal esal estate: Provided always, That for all debts which tate. shall be due and owing by the said company the per. sons composing the said corporation at the time of its en dissolution shall be responsible in their individual and debts to a

certain exprivate capacity to the extent of their respective shares, tent, on the and no further, on any suit or action to be brought or on

dissolution prosecuted after the dissolution of the said corporation : poration, And provided also, That nothing in this act contained shall be construed to authorise or empower the said company to use their funds, or any part thereof, in any banking transaction, or in the purchase of the stock of any bạnk in the United States, or any other public stock.

VII. And be it further enacted, That the Oneida Oneida manufacturing society may subscribe to the stock of manufactuisen

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A. D. 1811. this company, and may hold and enjoy the same, with ing sociiij all the rights, privileges and emoluments thereunto ma: be stockhold. appertaining, the same as other subscribers, any law

to the contrary notwithstanding. President VIII. And be it further enacted, That the directors how chosen hereafter to be elected shall proceed, as soon after

their election as may be convenient, to appoint one of

their number to be their president. Certain con IX. And be it further enacted, That all the contracts tracts of G. G. Lansing entered into by Gerrit G. Lansing, Seth Capron and binding on Do vidi

S. Sidney Breese, (a committee for managing the con. the corpor-cerns of said company) for the building of the said

factory, the purchase of stone, brick, lime and other materials for the erection of the said factory, or for work and labor in and about the same, shall be and the same are hereby made obligatory on the president

and directors hereafter elected, and their successors,

• to fulfil the same as if made by themselves. This act de- X. And be it further enacted, That this act shall be clared to be a publio act and hereby is declared to be a public act, and the same

shall be construed in ali courts and places benignly and favorably for every beneficial purpose therein in. tended.

ation.

CHAP. VII.
An ACT requiring the Clerks of certain Counties in this
State to make and keep a Numerical Index.

Passed February 16, 1811.
T T HEREAS, it has been found expedient that

the Clerks of the counties on the Military Tract, or, of which the Military Tract shall be a part Prcamble. in this state, should have a numerical Index, in order

to enable them to make speedy and accurate searches for all deeds by them recorded, in their respective of. ficés : Therefore,

I. Be it enacted by the people of the state of New. make a nu-York, represented in Senate and Assembly, That it shall mnerical izdex.

be the duty of the clerks of the several counties afore. said, to make and keep a Numerical Index of the Military lots within his county, which shall contain under the number of the lot, a reference to all the con

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veyances recorded in his office, for the whole, or any A.D. 1 part of the lot, specifying the book and page in which and where they are recorded : And further, that the said Index, shall be considered as part of the public papers belonging to such offices respectively.

II. And be it further enacted, That the supervisors offer the several counties aforesaid, be authorised to allow penuated

" for making to the several clerks aforesaid a reasonable compensa. the same. tion for their services, in making the said Index, to be levied and raised as a part of the contingent charges of their county. .

CHAP. VIII.
An ACT to amend an act entitled An act to estab.
lish the Dutchess Turnpike Company.

Passed February 16, 1811.
I. D E it enacted by the people of the state of New.

D York, represented in Senate and Assembly, That the Dutchess turnpike company have power from time to time, in their discretion, to remove the westernmost turnpike gate number one, on the Dutchess turnpike, to any place on the said road northeasterly from and within two miles of its present situation,

II. And be it further enacted, That so much of the act hereby amended as requires the westernmost gate on the said road to be fixed immediately below the road from Oswego, be and the same is hereby repealed.

CHAP. IX.
CT to incorporate the Platte-Kill and Marlbo.
rough Turnpike Company.

Passed February 16, 1811.
1. D E it enacted by the people of the state of New.

-D York, represented in Senate and Assembly, J.Carpe That Joseph Carpenter, Moburry Carpenter, Benja- ter & others

incorporais min S. Reeves, David Fowler and David Staples, and ed. all such other persons as shall associate for the pur. posé of making a good and sufficient turnpike road, to begin at Carpenter's Ferry, in the northern part of the town of Newburgh, and run from thence in a wes. terly course to the town of Plattc-Kill, near the house

A. D. 1811. of Jonathan Bailey, Esq. in Ulster county, in order

to open a turnpike communication on the most direct rout between the said Carpenter's ferry and the Newburgh and Platte-Kill turnpike, so as to promote the interest of the public and of this corporation, and their successors, be and they are hereby created a body cor

porate and politic, by the name of “the President, eir style Directors and Company of the Platte-Kill and Marl. and corpora ate i ighta borough Turnpike road " and they are hereby ordain

ed, constituted and declared to be a body corporate and politic, in fact and in name, and by that name they and their successors shall and may have continual succession, and be persons in law capable of suing and being sued, pleading and being impleaded, an. swering and being answered unto, defending and be. ing defended, in all courts whatsoever, in all manner of actions and complaints, matters and causes, and by the same name and style shall be in law capable of purchasing, holding and conveying any estate, real and personal, for the use of said corporation : Provid. ed, That such estate as well real and personal, so to be purchased and held, shall be necessary to fulfill the end and intent of the said corporation, and no other

purpose whatsoever. Stock of II. And be it further enacted, That the stock of the hat to con. said company hereby incorporated, shall consist of

two hundred and sixty shares, of twenty-five dollars Commissi. each, and that Jonathan Bailey, William Eaker and overs to re- John Drake, jun, be and they are hereby appointed ceive subscriptions commissioners to receive subscriptions for the said

stock in the manner directed in and by the act entitled An act relative to turnpike companies" passed the thirteenth day of March, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seven.

III. And be it further enacted, That the said compaKates oftal)

ny hereby incorporated shall be entitled to exact and receive at each of the gates or turnpikes to be erected on said road, for every number of miles not less than three nor more than five in length of the said road, the following sums of money, and so in proportion for any greater or less distance, from all persons travel.

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ling, or using the same ; for every waggon drawn by A. D. 1811. two horses, mules or oxen, ten cents and three cents for every additional horse, mule or ox attached to such waggon; for every cart or other carriage drawn by two horses mules or oxen, six cents, and for every additional horse mule or ox attached to such cart or other carriage, three cents; for every horse and rider, four cents; for every horse led or driven, four cents; for every cart drawn by one horse or mule, five cents; for every chair, sulkey, chaise, or other pleasure car. riage, with one horse, ten cents; for every chariot, coach, coachee or phaeton, or other four wheel pleasure carriage, twenty cents; for every sleigh or sled drawn by two horses, mules or oxen, five cents, and so in proportion if drawn by a greater or less number of horses, mules or oxen; for every score of horses or cattle, sixteen cents, and so in proportion for a greater or less number; for every score of sheep or hogs, six cents, and so in proportion for a greater or less num. ber; for every stage-waggon drawn by two horses, ten cents, and three cents for every additional horse attached to such stage-waggon.

IV. And be it further enacted, That the number of Numbe directors for managing the concerns of the company directora. hereby incorporated shall be five, three of whom shall be a quorum, and capable of managing the business of the said company; and that the said company hereby

? Privilegen, incorporated shall have and enjoy all the rights, privi- de vue leges, powers and immunities which are given and granted in and by the aforesaid act, entitled “ An act relative to turnpike companies," and shall be subject to all the conditions, provisions, restrictions and regu. lations contained in the said general "act, passed the thirteenth day of March, in the year of our Lord one thonsand eight hundred and seven : Provided however, That the chord of the arch of the road hereby authorized to be made, shall not be less than twenty feet.

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