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the southward of a line beginning at the North river, at a place called Deklyne's serry, a little to the northward of the state-prison, and running thence easterly in front of the new banking houses to the road commonly called Sandy-bill road, and through the said road to the northward of Potter's field and the house of William Neilson to the Bowery road, and across the Bowery road to a street commonly called Stuyvesant-street, and through the middle thereof to the East-river, to be applied to the payment of so many watchmen as the mayor, aldermen and commonalty of the city of NewYork in common council convened shall appoint and employ for watching and guarding the said city, to the purchasing of oil, providing lamps and putting up the same, and repairing, cleansing and lighting those which now are or hereafter may be erected within that part of the said city last described, to the cleansing and repair. ing public wells and pumps in the said city, and to defray the other contingent expences arising within and properly chargable to that part of the said city to the southward of the line aforesaid as the said mayor, alderınen and commonalty in common council convened may from time to time direct, and for supplying the deficiencies of former taxes upon the same part of the same city last described, ow. ing to the insolvencies and fees of collectors not heretofore provided for; such deficiencies however to be assessed on the estate, real and personal, of the freeholders and inhabitants of, and situate within the said wards respectively where they shall happen as aforesaid, to the southward of the line aforesaid.
II. And be it further enacted, That the said several sums of How to be asmoney shall be assessed in the manner directed by the act entitled collected. “ An act for the assessment and collection of taxes ;” and each person's tax in one ward shall be collected in one payment, and the monies so collected paid into the hands of the treasurer or chamberlain of the said city at such time after the passing of this act, as the said mayor, recorder and aldermen, as the supervisors of the city and county of New-York, or a majority of them, of whom the mayor or recorder shall be one, shall appoint and direct.
III. And be it further enacted, That it shall be lawful for the collectors of the first, second and third wards of the said city to retain in their hands three cents on each dollar by them collected ; the collectors of the fourth, fifth, sixth, seventh, eighth and tenth wards of the said city to retain in their hands five cents on each dollar by the collected ; and the collector of the ninth ward of the said city to retain in his hands six cents on each dollar by him collected, and no more, as a full compensation to eąch of the said collectors respectively, for their trouble in collecting and paying to the said treasurer or chamberlain the monies which shall be raised by virtue of this act.
CHAP. CLX. An ACT apportioning the Representation of this State according to the rule prescribed in the constitution.
Passed April 13, 1815. Be it enacted by the people of the state of New-York, represented in Senate and Assembly, That there shall be elected in the
Senators ap. Middle District two senators, in the Eastern District four senators, portioned.
in the Western District two senators, at the next anniversary election, to fill the places of those senators whose term of service will expire on the first day of July next; and the clerk of the senate is hereby directed to give notice of the elections accordingly, and to countermand such notices as he may have already given, and that the inspectors of elections in the different towns of this state shall immediately, on being informed of the passage of this act, give notice of the number of senators to be elected in the district in which such towns are respectively situated, in the manner prescribed by law; which notices shall be deemed sufficient, although they may be given less than eight days preceding the commencement
of said election : Prorided however, That where notices may Proviso.
have been given for the election of one or more senators in any town in this state, not corresponding to the apportionment hereby made, and if no new notice shall be given as is herein before provided for, that the electors of the different towns may, notwithstanding, vote for senators agreeebly to the apportionment hereby made of the senators to be elected at the next anniversary election.
Mount-Hope and Lumberland Turnpike Company," and to
Passed April 14, 1815. * Be it enacted by the people of the state of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly, That the act entitled “ An act to incorporate the Mount-Hope and Lumberland turnpike company," passed 8th June, 1812, be, and the same is hereby revived from and after the passing of this act, with the same force and effect as if the said act of incorporation was now passed : And further, that the president and directors of the corporation hereby revived shall have time until the first day of December, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-five, to complete said road, any law to the contrary potwithstanding.
Passed April 14, 1815. I. Be it enacted by the people of the state of New York, rep resented in Senate and Assembly, That the president and director of the Minisink and Montgomery turnpike company shall ha privilege of commercing the said turnpike road at or near the d ling-house of Levi Van Eltens, in the town of Minisink, instead. commencing at the New Jersey line, near the house of Benjamin Carpenter, (as specified in the act incorporating said company.
And further, that the time limited for the said corporation to complete the said road shall be and is hereby extended until the first day of November, in the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty-one.
II. And be it further enacted, That the said president and directors shall have a right to exact and receive from all persons using said road, for the first five miles, a toll equal to ten miles of said road which they are entitled to by the act of incorporation, any law to the contrary notwithstanding.
Noney to be a raised by tax
CHAP. CLXIII. An ACT making provision for improving the navigable streams running through the county of Steuben.
Passed April 14, 1815. I. Be it enacted by the people of the state of New-York, represented in Senate and Assembly, That it shall be and it is hereby made the duty of the supervisors of the county of Steuben, or a rai majority of thein, at their annual meeting in the said county, to in Steuben cause to be raised by tax, in the same manner as money to defray
county. the contingent charges of the counties in this state are by law directed to be levied and collected, such sum over and above the monies necessary for defraying the contingent charges of the said county as the said supervisors, or a majority of them, shall judge proper, not exceeding four hundred dollars, nor less than three hundred dollars in any one year, together with the legal charges for collecting, laying out and expending the same; and tliat the said surplus so to be raised shall be paid into the treasury of the said county on or before the first day of February in every year.
II. And be it further enacted, That the treasurer of the said county of Steuben shall, as soon as the said money shall be so col- How to be lected and paid in as aforesaid, pay over the same to Henry Kenne- approp dy, William Hyde and Richard Hall, who are hereby appointed commissioners for the purpose of laying out and expending the said sum of money annually, in improving the navigable streams running through the county of Steuben: Provided however, That before the said money shall be so paid over to the said commissioners, they shall give sufficient security to the treasurer of the said county of Steuben, that they will faithfully expend the said money, and account annually with the supervisors of the said county for the
III. And be it further enacted, That this act shall continue in Daration of force until the first day of August, which will be in the year of our this act. « Lord one thousand eight hundred and twenty; and that the said
commissioners shall be entitled to two dollars respectively for each day they may be necessarily employed in the discharge of the duties imposed on them by this act.
CHAP. CLXIV. An ACT to revive the act entitled “An act for the incorporation of the Village of Buffalo, in the county of Niagara.”
Passed April 14, 1816. WHEREAS the legislature did, on the second day of April, one thousand eight hundred and thirteen, pass an act to incorporate the
freeholders and inhabitants of the village of New Amsterdam with in certain privileges therein mentioned, by the name and style of "The
trustees of the village of Buffalo :" And whereas the said freeholders and inhabitants were not inforined of the passing of this act until the time therein mentioned for holding the first annual election had elapsed: Therefore,
I. Be it enacted by the people of the state of New-York, repAct of 1913 resented in Senate and Assembly, That the act entitled “ An act
for the incorporation of the village of Buffalo," passed April 2d, 1813, be, and the same is hereby revived and in full force, and it shall be lawful for the freeholders and inhabitants of said village to assemble on the first Monday of May in every year, at such time of the day, and at such public place therein as the trustees thereof shah from time to time appoint, and when so assembled, to do and
perform all such act or acts as is directed by the act hereby revived. First trustces
II. And be it further enacted, That Oliver Forward, Charles
". Townsend, Heman B. Potter, Ebenezer Walden and Jonas Harrison be, and they are hereby appointed trustees of the said village for the ensuing year, commencing the first day of May next.
An ACT to incorporate the Philipstown Turnpike Company, in the county of Putnam.
Passed April 14, 1815. I. Be it enacted by the people of the state of New York, représented in Senate and Assembly, That Samuel Governeur, Amos
Belden, David Knap, Samuel Townsend, John Haight, and all such Company incorporated." other persons as shall associate for the purpose of making a good
and sufficient road from Cold-Spring landing, in the town of Philipstown, and running from thence the most direct and convenient route in a north-eastwardly direction, by the way of the ore bed, Milltown, Abel Peak's tavern and Joseph White's tavern, to the meeting-house in the town of Patterson, according to the survey thereof made by Zebulon Homar, junior, dated the twenty-eighth day of March, one thousand eight hundred and fourteen, extending to the Connecticut line, so as to promote the interest of the pubhc, and they and their successors shall be and are hereby created a body
corporate and politic, by the name of “ The Philipstown turnpike Style, &c.
company,” 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 or being defended, in all court
and places whatsoever, in all manner of actions, suits, 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 the said corporation : Provided, That such Proviso. estate, as well real as personal, so to be purchased and held, shall be necessary to fulfil the intent of the said corporation, and to no other purpose whatever. II. And be it further enacted, That the stock of the said com
" Stock. pany shall consist of one thousand shares, of thirty dollars each ; and that Amos Belding, Samuel Gouverneur and Samuel Townsend shall be and are hereby appointed 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 13th March, 1807.
III. And he it further enacted, That the said company hereby Dates of tolla incorporated shall be entitled to exact and receive at each of the gates or turnpikes to be erected on the said road, from all persons travelling and using the same, the following rates of toll, to wit: for every waggon with two horses, mules or oxen, twelve and an half cents, and three cents for every additional horse, mule or ox used before any waggon, cart, or other carriage; for every one horse cart, six cents; for every coach, coachee, phæton or curricle with two horses, twenty-five cents ; for every sulkey, chair, chaise, or other one horse pleasure carriage, twelve and an half cents; for every cart drawn hy two oxen, eight cents, and for every additional yoke, four cents; for every horse and rider, or led horse, four cents; for every sleigh or sled drawn by one horse or mule, three cents; for every sleigh or sled drawn by two horses, mules or oxen, six cents, and for every additional horse, mule or ox, three cents, and for every score of horses, cattle or mules, twenty cents, and so in proportion for a greater or less number; for every score of sheep or hogs, eight cents, and so in proportion for a greater or less number; for every stage-waggon drawn by two horses, twelve and an half cents, and three cents for every additional horse attached thereto.
IV. And be it further enacted, That the number of directors for managing the concerns of the company hereby incorporated, shall Privileges, be five, any three of whom shall form a quorum, and be capable of de transacting the business of the company; and that the said company shall have and enjoy all the rights, privileges, powers and immunities which are given and granted in and by the said act entitled “ An act relative to turnpike companies," and be subject and liable to all the conditions, provisions, restrictions and regulations contained in the said act, except so far as is otherwise herein provided and enacted.
across Genesee River.
Passed April 14, 1815. Be it enacted by the people of the state of New-York, represented in Sennte and Assembly, That it shall be lawful, and it is