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by the act entitled, “An act relative to turnpike companies" passed March 13th, 1807. i
III. And be it further enacted, That the said company, hereby incorporated, shall be entitled to ask and
Rates of receive at each of the gates or turnpikes to be erected toli. on said road, for any number of miles not less than ten in length of the said road, the following sums of money, and so in proportion for any greater or less distance, from all persons travelling or using the same: for every cart or waggon drawn by one horse, mule or ox, six cents; for every cart or waggon drawn by two horses, mules or oxen, twelve and a half cents, and for every additional horse, mule or ox, the further sum of three cents; for every stage waggon, chariot, coach, coachee, phaeton, curricle or other pleasuse carriage drawn by two horses, twenty-five cents, and for every additional horse, six cents; for every chair, sulkey or chaise with one horse, twelve and an half cents, and in like proportion for every additional horse ; for every horse rode, six cents; for every horse led or driven, four cents; for every sleigh or sled drawn by two horses, oxen or mules, six cents, and for every additional horse, ox or mule, three cents; for every sleigh or sled drawn by one horse, ox or mule, six cents; for every score of cattle, horses or mules, twenty-cents; for every score of hogs or sheep, eight cents; Provid . ed, That nothing in this act contained shall be constru- Proviso. ed to entitle the said corporation hereby created to demand or receive toll at any gate of or from any person passing to or from public worship or a funeral, to or from a grist-mill for the grinding of grain for his family's use, or to or from a black-sınith's shop 'to which he usually resorts, or froin any person residing within one mile of said gate, or from any person or persons who are entitled to vote when going to or retùrning from any town-meeting or election, for the purpose of giving a vote, or from any person going for. a physician or midwife, or returning, or from a juror or witness going to or returning from court, having been legally summoned or subponed, or from any troops in the service of this state or of the United States,
or from any person going to or returning from any
training, where by the laws of this state they are res Further quired to attend : And provided also, That not more proviso
than one half of the above toll shall be demanded or received from any waggon or other carriage passing upon said road, the tire or track of the wheel whereof is six inches wide, nor more than one fourth part of the above toll from those of nine inches wide; and that the said president and directors shall cause to be affixed and kept up at or over each gate in some conspicuous place where it may be conveniently read, a printed list of the rates of toll which may be lawfully
demanded. Dimen. IV. And be it further enacted, That it shall and may sions of the road. be lawful for the company hereby incorporated to com
plete the turnpike road hereby authorized, according to the dimensions and in the manner prescribed for making and completing the St. Lawrence turnpike road, in and by an act entitled “An act to incorporate the St. Lawrence turnpike road company."
V. And be it further enacted, That Nathan Ford,
John Tibbetts, Junr. and Benjamin Raymond, or any it out. two of thein, be a committee to survey and lay oat
said road according to their best judgment and understanding, for the benefit of the public, without favor or partiality.
VI. And be it further enacted, That the said comPrivileges Sr. pany hereby incorporated shall have and enjoy all the
rights, privileges, powers and immunities which are
Company of the Ulster and Delaware first branch
Passed February 5, 1813.
Y lature by the president, directors and compapy of the Ulster and Delaware first branch turnpike,
that the stockholders of the said company, by a misconstruction of their act of incorporation, and in pursuance of the act entitled “ An act relative to turnpike companies," passed the thirteenth day of March, eighteen hundred and seven, did at their first election choose nine directors instead of five, as in and by their act of incorporation they were required to do ; in consequence of which the public, as well as the said president, directors and company, have experienced great inconveniences and embarrassments: Therefore,
Be it enacted by the people of the state of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly, That the acts and proceedings of the said nine directors be and the same are hereby confirmed and declared to be valid to all intents and purposes as if five directors only had been chosen.
CHAP. XXII. An ACT for the relief of the President, and Directors of the Hamilton and Skeneatelus Turnpike Company.
: Passed February 5, 1813. P E it enacted by the people of the state of Nen-York,
D represented in Senate and Assembly, That the time mentioned in the act incorporating said company for the completion of the road, shall be and hereby is extended to the first day of December, one thousand eight hundred and seventeen; and that if said road is coinpleted by the day last aforesaid, the said act of incorporation shall be and remain in full force, any thing therein contained to the contrary notwithstanding.
CHAP. XXIII. An ACT authorizing the Trustees of the first Presbyte
rian Church in Jamaica, in Queens County, to dispose of the real estate therein mentioned.
Passed February 5, 1813. .' CHEREAS the trustees of the first presbyteri
an church in Jamaica, in Queens county, have by their petition represented to the legislature, that they are possessed of a house and lot of land situate in the village of Jamaica, containing about sixteen acres, which bas been occupied as a glebe for many
years, which they wish sold for the purpose of raising money to purchase another house and lot of land i the said village to be occupied as a glebe, and as a siti to erect a new church: Therefore, :. Be it enacted by the people of the state of Nen
York, represented in Senate and Assembly, That the
Passed February 10, 1813.
D9 represented in Senate and Assembly, That Charles Z. Platt be and he is hereby appointed treasurer of this state, to continue in office until the twelfth day of February, which will be in the year one thousand eight hundred and fourteen.
Passed February 12, 1313.
York, represented in Senate and Assembly, That John Russell, Bille Williams, jun. Arnold Wilkinson, J. Russell
bers William Few, Perez Bradford, and such others as now incorpor- are or may hereafter be associated with them for the ated,
purpose of erecting and perfecting the manufacture of iron and brass wire, and of cotton and wool cards, in
the county of Otsego, state of New York, shall be and ! hereby are ordained, constituted and declared to be until the first day of April, which will be in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty. three, a body corporate and politic, in fact and in name, by the name of “The President and Directors of the .. Their
style, &e. Otsego Card and Wire Factory," and by that name they, their successors and assigns, until that time, shall and may have continual succession, and be persons in law capable of sueing 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 same name and style, shall in law be capable of purchasing, holding and conveying any estate, real or personal, for the use of the said corporation : Provided, That the real estate so to be holden shall be such only as shall be requisite to promote and attain the objects of this incorporation, such as shall have been bona fide mortgaged to it by way of security for loans or conveyed to it in satisfaction of debts previously contracted in the course of its dealings, or purchased at sales upon judgments which shall have been obtained for such debts.
II. And be it further enacted, That the capital stock of said corporation shall not exceed one hundred thousand dollars; and that a share in the said stock shall be one hundred dollars; and that subscriptions to the said capital stock be opened and kept open, under the direction of the president and directors of said corporation, until the number of shares subscribed shall amount to one thousand: Provided, That no part of the said capital stock shall be employed in banking operations.
III. And be it further enacted, That the stock, prop- Concerns erty, affairs and concerns of said corporation shall be how man. managed and conducted by five directors, one of whom to be president, who shall hold their offices for one year from the first Tuesday in March in every year, which said directors shall be citizens of this state;