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^Li^J' 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.
CHAP. III. ~~~ An ACT for the election of a Lieutenant- Governory at the next anniversary election.
Passed February 11, 1811.
WHEREAS by the twentieth article of the constitution 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 honorable Jului Diuuiuc, late Lieutenant-Ciovernor of this state, the said office has become vacant—Therefore:
Be it enacted by the people of the State ofNew- Yorky represented in Senate and Assembly, That a Lieutenant-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."
An ACT to incorporate the Cayuga Manufacturing
WHEREAS R'jbcn r>m and others have associated for the purpose of carrying on various manufactures of clay, and of manufacturing various Freuasie. kinds of salt from the salt springs situated at Montezuma, 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,representedin Senate and Assembly, That all such wco^orat- Persons as now are or hereafter may be stockholders in ed- the said company shall be one body, politic and cor
pirate, in fact and in name, by the name of "the ^^J^JCayuga Manufacturing Company," and by that name they and their successors, for the term of fifteen years Theu" hereafter, may have succession, and shall be persons Scprmiegei 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 Siteoftheir ftianufactures shall not be carried on in any other place 'n^nbt'lsU' than in the town of Mentz.
:II. And be it further enacted, That the stock, prop- TMI2JJS2JB £rty and concerns of the said company shall be man- chosen!" aged by nine dir«*r.tors, who shall be annually elected on the first Wednesday in December, unless the directors 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 p^on, than twenty days previous 'thereto, and such clecti°n,n"^;c0en°obej shall 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 votes shall be directors; and the directors for the time Apre,;,Ient being shall choose one of the directors to be their pre-t0 cll°sident, 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 Vae*ne!a often as any vacancies shall happen among the direc- ^'"pp1'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 directorsof the company hereby incorporated, and shall continue in office until the first Wednesday in December next.
•^J^^- III. And be it further enacted, That in case an c' if election lecti°n of directors or choice of president should at u omitted any time or times be omited, the said corporation shall the^corpor- not for that cause be deemed to be dissolved, but an ^°J]^V!° election of directors and choice of president may at €d therefor any time be made in such manner as shall have been
prescribed by the by-laws of the said corporation. ^pita"tof •Andb* * further enacted, That the capital stock
iitoek. 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 rowers of *°r tne t'me 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, stock ^* ^n<^ further enacted, That the stock of the deemed said company shall be deemed and considered personEfcMMiM-al estate, and shall be transferable in such manner as
the directors shall prescribe. Transferor VII. And be it further enacted, That no transfer of nook to be the stock of the said company hereafter to be made riS" rc ' 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.
ThisKtde- VIII. And be it further enacted, That this act shall fp^ae'tbe taken to be a public act, and that the said corporation shall not apply any part of their capital to any other purpose than that of manufacturing clay and salt, as expressed in this act.
CHAP. V. t^v^li An ACT concerning a demand against the State PriSoti. Passed Fe bruary 16, 1811.
BE it enacted by the people of the state of New- York, represented in Senate and Assembly, That the inspectors of the State Prison, be and hereby are authorized and directed to satisfy the judgmentwhich has been obtained in the Supreme Court of this state, by William Shotvvell, against William Pew, one of the late inspectors of the said prison.
An ACT to incorporate the Oriskany Manufacturing
WHEREAS Seth Capron, Newton Mann, Ed-
I. Be it enacted by the people of the state of New- Seth - _ York, represented in Senate and Assembly, That the pwm H Oiusaid Seth Capron, Newton Mann, Edward Barnard and such persons as now are or shall hereafter be associated with them for that purpose^ and their successors, be and hereby arc ordaTried, constituted and declared to be a body corporate and politic, in fact and in name, by the name of " the President and Directors a^^jf. of the Oriskany Manufacturing Company," and by that*^"^'1* name they and their successors, for fifteen years hereafter, shall and may have succession, and shall be persons 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;
^JL^J,1- and that they and their successors, by the name of " th$ President and Directors of the Orisfcany Manufacturing Company," shall in law be capable of purchasing, holding and conveying any lands, tenements, hereditaments, 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, profrintobe*:Pert3r an(* concerns of the said corporation shall be managed by managed and conducted by directors who shall be andirector*. nua]iy 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 clays 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"rcc-whenever any vacancy shall happen among the directlid" hov m ors ky 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 »ottoex- not exceed five persons, and the persons ao elected «cd five. shalj be stockholders in said corporation.
Election III. And be it further enacted, That in case it should "^on» at any time happen that an election of directors should th?n"*atr not ^e made on the day when pursuant to this act it abme«?- ought to have been'done, the said corporation for that r,on,ied. cause snall 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 reguer»liabie0f;r lated bv the laws and ordinances of the said corporation. tr£in°«- IV. And be it further enacted, That the capital tent, on the stock of the said corporation shall not exceed two rfd.'e"c^n- hundred thousand dollars, and that a share of the said ponikm. stock gnall be one hundred dollars; and it shall be