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A. D. 1811. this state, to continue in office until the eighth day of
February, which will be in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twelve.
Passed February 11, 1811.
V stitution of this state it is made necessary, as often as the Lieutenant-Governor shall die, resign or be removed from office, a Lieutenant-Governor shall be elected to continue in office until the next election for Governor. And whereas by the decease of the honorablc Julm Broome, late Lieutenant-Governor of this state, the said office has become vacant-There. fore :
Be it enacted by the people of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly, That a Lieuten. ant-Governor be elected at the next anniversary election for senators and members of assembly; and that the clerk of the senate is hereby directed to give the due notice thereof, agreeable to the third section of the act, entitled “An act for regulating elections."
Passed February 16th, 1811.
ciated for the purpose of carrying on various manufactures of clay, and of manufacturing various Prearole, kinds of salt from the salt springs situated at Monte
zuma, in the county of Cayuga, and which springs and lands thereto adjoining are the property of the said associates; and whereas they are now carrying on their operations as a company under the management of nine directors : Therefore,
I. Be it enacted by the people of the state of NewYork,represented in Senate and Assembly, That all such my persons as now are or hereafter may be stockholders in
the said company shall be one body, politic and cor
porate, in fact and in pame, by the name of “the A.D. 1811. Cayuga Manufacturing Company," and by that name they and their successors, for the term of fifteen years Their s hereafter, may have succession, and shall be persons & privileges in law capable of suing and being sued, of pleading and being impleaded in all courts of law and equity, and in all manner of actions, and that they and their successors may have a common seal, and may change and alter the same at their pleasure, provided such Site of their manufactures shall not be carried on in any other place ment: than in the town of Mentz. .: II. And be it further enacted, That the stock, prop. Directors to
be annually erty and concerns of the said company shall be man-chosen. aged by nine directors, who shall be annually elected on the first Wednesday in December, unless the di. rectors shall hereafter establish and appoint a different day, which they are hereby authorised to do, and such election shall be held at such time of the day and at such place as a majority of the directors for the time being shall appoint, and public notice of the time and place of holding such election shall be given not less Pro than twenty days previous thereto, and such election notice of eshall be made at the time and place so appointed, by made. such of the stockholders as shall attend for that purpose, either in person or by proxy, each share of the said stock held by the voters to be allowed one vote, and the nine persons having the greatest number of yotes shall be directors; and the directors for the time a precio being shall choose one of the directors to be their pre- to be chosident, which president and directors shall continue in office until others shall be elected in their stead, and shall enter upon the duties of their said office; and so Vacancies often as any vacancies shall happen among the direc-bed tors, by death, resignation or removal out of the state, the remainder of the directors shall appoint some other person to supply the vacancy, who shall be a director for the remainder of the then current year, and that the present directors of the said company shall be the first directors of the company hereby incorporated, and shall continue in office until the first Wednesday in De. cember next.
shall be mad days previous the shall be given
lection to te
A. D. 1811. III. And be it further enacted, That in case an ei
lection of directors or choice of president should at If election is omitted any time or times be omited, the said corporation shall to be made,
of not for that cause be deemed to be dissolved, but an ation not to election of directors and choice of president may at ed therefor any time be made in such manner as shall have been
prescribed by the by-laws of the said corporation. Amount of IV. And be it further enacted, That the capital stock capital
of the said company shall be one hundred and twentythousand dollars, and shall be divided into shares of twenty dollars each.
V. And be it further enacted, That the directors Powers of
for the time being shall have power to make by-laws directors. for regulating the estate, property and concerns of the
said corporation : Provided, That such by-laws be not inconsistent with the constitution and laws of the United States or of this state.
VI. And be it further enacted, That the stock of the deemed said company shall be deemed and considered personpersonal es la sales al estate, and shall be transferable in such manner as
the directors shall prescribe. Transfer of
VII. And be it further enacted, That no transfer of stock to be the stock of the said company hereafter to be made registered.
shall be valid or effectual until such transfer shall be entered or registered in a book or books to be kept by the said corporation for that purpose, and unless the persons making the same shall previously discharge or secure, to the satisfaction of the directors, all debts due and owing by him or her to the said corporation, which exceed in amount the residuary stock
of such person. This act de- VIII. And be it further enacted, That this act shall
calce be taken to be a public act, and that the said corpor
ation shall not apply any part of their capital to any other purpose than that of manufacturing clay and salt, as expressed in this act.
clared to be
A. D. 1811.
CHAP. V. An ACT concerning a demand against the State Pri. son.
Passed February 16, 1811.
Passed February 16, 1811.
W ward Barnard and others, their associates, Preamble. have presented their petition, stating that they have begun to erect a cotton, woollen and iron factory on the Oriskany Creek, in the town of Whitestown, and in order that the business may be conducted with more facility they have prayed to be incorporated : And whereas the public interest requires that such manufactures be encouraged and promoted : Therefore,
I. Be it enacted by the people of the state of New. Seth Ca York, represented in Senate and Assembly, That the pron & othsaid Seth Capron, Newton Mann, Edward Barnard, porated. and such persons as now are or shall hereafter be associated with them for that purpose, and their successors, be and hereby arc ordained, constituted and de. clared to be a body corporate and politic, in fact and
Name of in name, by the name of the President and Directors the of the Oriskany Manufacturing Company,” and by that ation and i name they and their successors, for fifteen years here. after, shall and may have succession, and shall be per. sons in law capable of suing and being sued, pleading and being impleaded, answering and being answered unto, defending and being defended in all courts and places whatsoever, and in all manner of actions, suits, complaints, matters and causes whatsoever; and that they and their successors may have a common seal, and may change and alter the same at their pleasure ;
orporate and constil their sus
corpordebts to a certain ex.
A. D. 1811. and that they and their successors, by the name of “ the
President and Directors of the Oriskany Manufactur. ing Company,” shall in law be capable of purchasing, holding and conveying any lands, tenements, heredit. aments, goods and chattels, wares and merchandise whatsoever necessary or beneficial to the objects of this incorporation.
II. And be it further enaoted, That the stock, proTheir af-perty and concerns of the said corporation shall be fairs to be managed by managed and conducted by directors who shall be andirectors.
nually elected on the first Monday in April, at such time of the day and at such place in Whitestown aforesaid as the by-laws of said corporation shall direct, and public notice shall be given of the time and place of holding such election not less than ten days previous thereto, in one of the public newspapers printed in the village of Utica, and the election shall then and there be made by such of the stockholders as shall attend for that purpose, either in person or by proxy and all elections shall be by ballot, each share in the stock having one vote, and the persons having the
greatest number of votes shall be the directors; and in the direc whenever any vacancy shall happen among the directLion how til.ors by death, resignation or removal out of the state,
such vacancy shall be filled for the remainder of the
year by the remainder of the board for the time being : Number of Provided always, That the number of directors shall not to ex. not exceed five persons, and the persons su elected
** shall be stockholders in said corporation. Election III. And be it further enacted, That in case it should madeena at any time happen that an election of directors should day other not be made on the day when pursuant to this act it above ap. ought to have been done, the said corporation for that pointed.
cause shall not be deemed to be dissolved, but it shall and may be lawful on any other day to hold an election
of directors in such manner as shall have been reguStockhold. ers liable for lated by the laws and ordinances of the said corporation.
it. IV. And be it further enacted, That the capital tent, on the stock of the said corporation shall not exceed two dissolution of the cer. bundred thousand dollars, and that a share of the said poracion. stock shall be one hundred dollars; and it shall be