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A. D. 1811. Provided, That such by-laws be not inconsistent withi Provisc. the constitution and laws of the United States or of

this state.

VI. And be it further enacted, That the directors tement shall annually, on the first Tuesday of May, lay beally laid he-fore the stockholders a general statement of their acfore the di. rectors. counts and proceedings, which same statement they

shall cause to be lodged with the factor of the said corporation at least ten days before such annual meeting, for the inspection and examination of the stock. holders.

VII. And be it further enacted, That all the trans. Transfers how made. fers of shares in the said company shall be made and

entered in writing in a book for that purpose, under such regulations as may be prescribed by said company.

VIII. And be it further enacted, That the stock of Stock deem ed personal the said corporation shall be deemed and considered

personal estate, and that this act to all intents and purThis a pub-poses shall be considered a public act: Provided al

ways, That for all debts which shall be due and owing

, by the said corporation at the time of its dissolution ers how far the said stockholders shall be responsible in their priFor debts of vate and individual capacity, in proportion to the exthe compa tent due on their respective shares, and no further, on solution. any suit or action to be brought or prosecuted after

the dissolution of the said corporation : And provided also, That nothing in this act contained shall be construed to authorize or empower the said company to use their or any part of their funds in any banking transaction, or in the purchase of the stock of any bank in the United States, or for any other purpose than that intended by this act.

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CHAP. XLV. An ACT to divide the town of Coxsackie, in the county of Greene.

Passed March 15, 1811. of I. D E it enacted by the people of the state of New. New Balli- D York,represented in Senate and Assembly, That

from and after the passing of this act all that part of the town of Coxsackie, in the county of Greene, beginning

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at Columbia county line, opposite to a point of a rock A. D. 1811 at Hudsons river, near to a place called Planke Pat; thence running north eighty degrees west from said rock, six hundred and fifteen chains to the west bounds of said town; thence seven degrees ten minutes, east three hundred and twenty-three chains and fifty links along the west bounds of the said town of Coxsackie, to the county line which divides the counties of Greene and Albany; thence north eightysix degrees and thirty minutes east along the said county line, to the county of Columbia, in the Hudsons riv. er ; thence southerly along the Columbia county line to the place of beginning, shall be and hereby is erected into a separate town by the name of New Baltimore, and the first town meeting in said town of New Baltimore, shall be holden at the dwelling-house of Peter Wolf, now.occupied by Matthew Setts, in said town, and that all the remaining part of the town of Coxsackie shall be and remain a separate town by the name of Coxsackie, and the next town meeting in the said town of Coxsackie, shall be held at the place to which it now stands adjourned.

II. And be it further enacted, That as soon as may be after the first Tuesday in April next, the supervi. Poor mn.

i ney to be di sors and overseers of the poor of the towns aforesaid, vided. shall by notice given for that purpose by the superyi. sors thereof, meet together and apportion the poor maintained by the said town of Coxsackie, and the poor money belonging to the same, agreeably to the last tax list, and that each of the said towns shall forever thereafter respectively support their own poor.

...CHAP. XLVI. An ACT authorising the directors of the bank of Hud

son to establish an office of discount and deposit in the
village of Catskill, in the county of Greene.

Passed March 15, 1811.
I. D E it enacted by the people of the state of New-

D York,represented in Senate and Assembly, That it shall and may be lawful for the directors of the bank of Hudson to establish an office of discount and deposit

A. D. 1811. in the village of Catskill, in the county of Greene, up.

on the same terms and in the same manner as shall be practised at the bank, and to commit the management of the said office and the making of the said discounts to such persons under such agreements and subject to such regulations as they shall deem proper, not being contrary to the constitution or laws of this state or of the United States.

II. And be it further enacted, That provided the said president and directors shall not on or before the first day of January next, establish such office of discount and deposit within the said village of Catskill, then and in that case, this act and the privileges therein granted shall be void and of no effect, any thing therein contained to the contrary notwithstanding.

CHAP. XLVII.
An ACT for the relief of Nehemiah Richardson..

Passed March 15, 1811.
TITHEREAS the house and farm of Nehemiah

V Richardson are divided by the line dividing the town of Agusta, in the county of Oneida, and the town of Madison, in the county of Madison, therefore to remove the inconveniences to which he may be subjected on account of taxes and residence,

Be it enacted by the people of the state of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly, That the said Nehemiah Richardson shall be considered as an inhabitant of the town of Madison, in the county of Madison.

CHAP. XLVIII.
An ACT relative to the sale of lands belonging to the

people of this state. Passed March 15, 1811. Caruca no I. D E it enacted by the people of the state of Newservation, D York, represented in Senate and Assembly, persons hav- on ing pre-em. That if any person entitled to the pre-emption of any tion right to of the lots in the Cayuga Reservation, by virtue of the apply previous to ist act, 'entitled “An act for the relief of the settlers of

land on the Cayuga Reservation, situated in the countics of Cayuga and Seneca,” passed 30th March, 1810,

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shall not, on or before the first of September next, A.D. 1811. have complied with the conditions required by said act, he shall be debarred of such rights and such lots; and all other lots in the said reservation, that shall revert herehereafter revert to the state, shall be sold in the manner directed by law for the sale of unappropriated ner to be lands. Provided always, That nothing herein con-p tained shall be construed to deprive any bona fide occupant of any of the said lots, of his pre-emptive right, in case he shall, on or before the said first day of Sep, tember next, comply with the terms and conditions prescribed by the above recited act. . II. And be it further enacted, That if any person

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case shall, under color of title bona fide obtained, be in the tract, ceractual possession of, and have made improvements on authorized

tain persons any of the lots of land in the Military tract, which to purchase

" at an aphave escheated to the people of this state, to the value praisement. of twenty-five dollars, it shall be the duty of the com. missioners of the land-office, upon the application of such possessor, to direct the surveyor-general to lay off, not exceeding two hundred acres of the lot sogno zores to possessed, including the improvements of the appli- be laid off

for cach cant, and to issue letters patent for the same to such person. possessor, upon his paying and securing to be paid Letters painto the Treasury the value thereof, to be ascertained to by appraisement, according to the directions of the surveyor-general, in the manner prescribed by the aforesaid act, passed the 6th of April 1803. And further, That the residue of suh escheated lands, and so much thereof as shall not be applied for as afore. said, within the time herein after limited for that pur-Tobe sold if

not applied pose, shall be sold by the surveyor-general, as a part for within a of the unappropriated lands: Provided always, That time: every possessor of the said lands as aforesaid, shall make his application as aforesaid, within ten months possessors after the passing of this act, or after the report of such 10

plication escheat shall have been filed by the attorney-general within a lim

ited time. in the Secretary's office.

III. And be it further enacted, That the sixth scc. Part of fortion of the act, entitled “ An act granting relief to pealed. certain persons claiming title to lands in the coun.

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A. D. 1811, ties of Cayuga and Onondaga,” passed the 5th of Preamble April, 1803, be and the same is hereby repealed.

se doy And whereas it is represented that the surveyor-gen. surveyor: eral has sold of the lands in Totten and Crossfield's gen. 'for im. proving the purchase, which he was directed to sell by the act, en

. titled “An act for improving the road from the town Chester to

of Chester to the town of Canton," passed the first of April, 1808, and in the manner directed by the said act, to ar amount which will enable him to pay to the commissioners, appointed pursuant to said act, the sum of five thousand dollars, appropriated for the purposes expressed by the said act; and the further sum of twelve hundred and twenty-nine dollars and seventy-seven cents, towards the appropriation of fifteen hundred dollars, for the same purpose, made by the act to amend said act, passed the 16th of March, 1810. And whereas it may be inconvenient to sell, in the manner prescribed by said act, so much only of the residue of said lands as will be sufficient to pay the

remainder of said appropriations : Therefore, Sur. gen. di. IV. Be it further enacted, That the surveyor-genrected to sell remain-eral shall proceed to sell the remainder of such lands

inds in the manner directed for the sales of unappropriated ed for that lands, by the act of the 6th of April, 1803; and the purpose.

treasurer shall, on the warrant of the comptroller, out

er of any monies received from such sales, pay to the a. tain monies foresaid commissioners such sum as shalī, in addition to commis. of said road to the sales made by the surveyor-general, complete

the said appropriations. At. gen. to V. And be it further enacted, That it shall be the for proceeds

de duty of the attorney-general to prosecute for and reof sales, cover all monies that may be due on the sales made

by the surveyor-general as aforesaid, pursuant to the said act passed the 1st of April, 1808.

VI. Ånd be it further enacted, That the surveyorSur. gen. to set certain general shall, in the manner prescribed by the said

act of the 6th of April, 1803, sell the lands directed to be surveyed by the third enacting clause of the act entitled “ An act authorising the laying out, making and improving the roads therein mentioned, passed March 23d, 1810; and that the treasurer, on the war

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