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Company. II. And be it further enacted, That the said company may, at a new bridge. any time within six years, build a new bridge across the Sha.
wangunk kill, provided the bridge over the same now used by
them, shall during that time be kept in good repair. Owego turn. III. And be it further enacted, That the act entitled “ an act treo to incorporate the Owego turnpike road company," passed
March 30th, 1809, be and the same is hereby revived, and shall be in as full force as though the same had now been passed.
pike act revived.
Passed April 10, 1813. Fees of the 1. BE it enacted by the people of the state of New York, repilots.
presented in Senate and Assembly, That it shall be lawful for every branch pilot or deputy pilot of the port of New York to ask and receive from any person who shall employ him to pilot any ship or other vessel, being a foreign bottom, and not owned by a citizen of the United States, the sum of five dollars on every such ship or vessel, in addition to the rates of pilotage allowed by law, any thing in any former act to the contrary
notwithstanding. Fees of the
II. And be it further enacted, That the master and wardens Wardens of of the said port of New York shall severally be allowed, for New York.
their services in the following cases the fees or sums following, that is to say : for each and every survey on merchandize on board of or imported in any ship or vessel not owned in whole or in part by a citizen or citizens of the United States, the sum of three dollars, and for each and every certificate given in consequence of damaged goods on board of or imported in such ship or vessel, the sum of two dollars and fifty cents, and for each and every survey on the hull or materials of any such ship or vessel, the sum of five dollars, and for each and every certificate given of such survey and recording the same, the sum of two dollars and fifty cents, any thing in any former or other act to the contrary notwithstanding.
III. And be it further enacted, That this act shall continue in force for the term of one year and no longer.
Duration of this act.
| CHAP. CLXXXIV. An ACT to incorporate the Flushing Manufacturing Society.
Passed April 10, 1813. J. Wyckoff 1. BE it enacted by the people of the state of New York, rep. incorporated. resented in Senate and Assembly, That John Wyckoff, David
Titus, Edmund Pearsall, and all other persons who now are or shall hereafter be associated with them for the purpose of erecting a spinning and carding machine, and other apparatus, principally for the purpose of manufacturing of woollen and cotton 'cloth, and they and their successors be and hereby are ordained
and declared to be a body corporate and politic in fact and in Their style, name, by the name of " The Flushing Manufacturing Society,”.
and by that name they and their successors for the time being, for the space of twenty-five years from the passing of this act, shall and may have succession, and 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, by the name of the Flushing manufacturing society, shall in law be capable of purchasing such tracts of land and streams of water in the said township of Flushing, in the county of Queens, as may be deemed necessary to perfect the object of said corporation, and of holding and conveying the same. II. And be it further enacted, That the stock, property and concerns
e how to be concerns of said corporation shall be managed by directors, a who shall be annually appointed or elected on the second Tuesday in May in every year, at such time of the day and at such place in the said township of Flushing as the by-laws of the said corporation shall direct, 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 the persons having the greatest number of votes shall be the directors ; and whenever any vacancy shall happen by death, resignation or otherwise, such vacancy shall be filled by the stockholders at a special meeting to be called by the remaining directors, and the number of directors shall not exced five persons, and no person to be elected or appointed a director that is not a stockholder,
III. And be it further enacted, That the capital stock of said Stock. corporation niay be twenty-five thousand dollars, and that a share in said stock shall be five hundred dollars ; and it shall be lawful for the directors to call and demand from the stockholders respectively all such sums of money by them subscribed, or such parts thereof, at such times as they shall see fit, and in equal proportions, under pain of forfeiture of their respective rights or shares and all previous payments made thereon, under such regulations as the by-laws shall prescribe.
IV. And be it further enacted, That the corporation shall not be deemed to be dissolved in consequence of any omission to elect directors as prescribed, but may pass by-laws of the corporation altering the time thereof. V. And be it further enacted, That the directors who are here- Bv.
By-laws how in narned shall, previous to their entering on any other business to be made. in relation thereto, convene the stockholders, who shall form such by-laws and regulations as shall appear needful and proper to carry the purpose of said corporation fully into effect; provided such by-laws be not inconsistent with the laws of the United States or of this state.
VI. And be it further enacted, That the stock of said corpo. Slock deemration shall be deemed and considered personal estate ; and that ed persona the said company shall not use any part of their funds in any banking transactions, or of purchasing any stock of any banking institution whatever ; and that for all debts that shall be due and owing by the said company, the persons composing said corporation shall be responsible in their individual and private capacities to the extent of their respective shares and no further, in any suit
or action, and that this act shall be deemed and considered as ą.
CHAP CLxxxv. An ACT authorising the Comptroller to loan Monies belonging to the School Fund, and for other purposes.
Passed April 12, 1813. I. BE it enacted by the people of the state of New York, rep. Cimetroller resented in Senate and Assembly, That the comptroller be and loan money he is hereby authorised to loan out of any money now being or per sops.
hereafter to come into the treasury, belonging to the school fund of this state, and not otherwise disposed of, a şum not exceeding five thousand dollars, to Joseph Klein, the sum of five thousand dollars to William Jackson and Daniel Jackson, the sum of five thousand dollars to the Newport manufacturing company in the county of Herkimer, the sum of two thousand dollars to John Converse, the sum of five thousand dollars to Othniel Hosford and Smith Cogswell, the sum of five thousand dollars to Josiah Chapman, the sum three thousand dollars to John Whiting, the sum of three thousand dollars to George Flower, the sum of four thousand dollars to Nassau manufacturing company in the county of Rensselaer, the sum of twenty-five hundred dollars to Abraham L.Viele and Stephen L. Viele, the sum of three thousand dollars to David Dickey and Charles Knap, and the sum of three thousand dollars to the trustees of the woollen manufacturing society of Broadalbin : Provided, That no loan shall be made as aforesaid, until the same shall be secured to the people of this slate by a sufficient bond, conditioned for the annual payment of the interest thereof, at the rate of seven per centum per annum, and the repayment of the principal in five years; nor until the said payments shall be further secured by a mortgage or mortga, ges on unincumbered real estate'within this state, of double the value of the sum loaned, exclusive of any buildings thereon, to be approved óf by the comptroller : And further, That the form of said bonds and mortgages shall be proscribed by the attorney. general, and the titles in all cases of loans of money by this state examined and approved of by him.
II. And be it further enacted, That the comptroller borrow. borrow 7000 on the credit of this state from the bank of America, or any other dollars.
bank in this state, a sum of money not exceeding seven thousand dollars, at an interest not exceeding șix per cent per annum, and loan the same to the commissioners for improving the navigation in Hudson's river, between the villages of Troy, Lansingburgh and Waterford: Provided, The said commissioners shall secure the said sum of money to the people of this state by a sufficient bond, conditioned for the repayment of the principal and interest of seven per cent, out of the first monies which shall come into their hands from the avails of a lottery heretofore granted to raise
the sum of thirty thousand dollars for improving the aforesaid navigation, by virtue of an act entitled “ an act making provision for iinproving the navigation of Hudson's river, between the vil. lages of Troy, Lansingburgh and Waterford, and for other purposes,” passed April 2, 1810.
III. And be it further enacted, That when the commission- How to be ers aforesaid shall receive the said loan, they are hereby author. dilpoled or ised to reimburse out of the same to those of the said commissioners residing at Lansingburgh, such sum or sums of money as they shall have bona fide laid out and expended in improving the said navigation, over and above the full amount of the public money which has come into their hands for that purpose. IV. And be it further enacted, That James Hickok be and he J. Hickok
and E, Janes is hereby appointed one of the commissioners for the purposes
Purpose appointed mentioned in the aforesaid recited act, in the place and stead of commisors. Thomas Tranor, who has moved out of this state, and that Elijah Janes be and is hereby appointed a commissioner for the purposes aforesaid, in addition to the number of commissioners appointed in and by the aforesaid recited act. V. And be it further enacted, That the trustees of the vil- Certain pow.
ers vested in lage of Lansingburgh appointed by virtue of the act entitled “ an
the trustees act to vest certain powers in the freeholders and inhabitants of of Lanting. the villages of Troy and Lansingburgh," passed April 2, 1801, and their successors, shall and may take and hold all such lands and possess the like powers as were vested in certain trustees of said village appointed by virtue of an act entitled “ an act to appoint trustees to take and hold certain lands therein mentioned, and for other purposes," passed 5th April, 1790, and to hold the said lands to them and their successors for ever, in trust, to and for the common use and benefit of the freeholders and inhabitants of said village of Lansingburgh: And further, it shall not hereafter be necessary for the freeholders or the freeholders and inhabitants of said village to elect trustees in pursuance of the provision contained in the said last recited act, any thing therein to the contrary notwithstanding..
| CHAP. CLXXXVI.
Columbia to establish an Office of Discount and Deposit in the
Passed April 12, 1813. BE it enacted by the people of the state of New York, repre. sented in Senate and Assembly, That il shall and may be lawful for the president and directors of the bank of Columbia, at any time within one year after the passing of this act, to establish an office of discount and deposit at the village of Athens, in the county of Greene, under such rules and regulations as are practised at the said bank, and to commit the management thereof to not less than one president and seven directors, to be appointed by the said president and directors of the bank of Columbia, from the citizens residing in the village of Athens and its vicinity.
Passed April 12, 1813. BE it enacted by the people of the state of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly, That the commissioners of the land-office be and they are hereby required to sell, for the benefit of such academies, or to convey to such academy or acad. emies, as the regents of the university shall direct, giving the pre-emption right to actual settlers, if any, on the land, all that tract of land lying in the town of Westford, in the county of Otsego, bounded as follows : southerly, westerly and northerly by Franklin's patent, and easterly by Spencer's and M.Kee's patents, lying on what is commonly called the Crumhorn mountain.
Passed April 12, 1813. J. Malters I. BE it enacted by the people of the state of New York, re. and nthers, presented in Senate and Assembly, That Josiah Masters, Corne
lius Van Veghten, Stephen L. Viele, Ezekiel Baker and Ira Campbell, and all such others as shall associate together for the purpose of making a good and sufficient road to run in the nearest and most direct route, as far as circumstances will per mit, beginning at the northern turnpike road, near the seventh mile stone on said road, from thence to Viele's bridge, from thence to Nicholas Masters' old house, and from thence to or near Thomas Whitesides, to intersect the eastern road, their successors and assigns, be and they hereby are created and
made a body corporate and politic by the name and style of Their Ayle,
6 The President, Directors and Company of the Schaghticoke Turnpike Road," and they are hereby 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 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, in all manner of actions, suits, complaints, matters and causes whatsoever; and they and their successors, by the same name and style, shall in law be capable of purchasing, holding and conveying any estate, real and personal, for the use of said corporation : Provided, That the amount of such real estate which the corporation are hereby authorised to purchase and hold shall not exceed four thousand dollars : And provided further, That such estate, as well real as personal, so to be pur. chased and held, shall be necessary to fulfl the end and inient
of the said corporation, and for no other purpose whatsoever. Subscriptinns II. And be il further enacted, That Josiah Masters, Cornehow to be re- lius Van Veghten and Stephen L. Viele be and they are hereby
appointed cominissioners to do and perform the several duties hereinafter mentioned, that is to say, they shall on or before the first day of July next, procure three books, and in each of them