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AN ACT

TO INCORPORATE THE FRANKSTOWN AND GILE STATION WAGON ROAD

COMPANY.

Be it enacted by the Council and House of Representatives of Colo

rado Territory:

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SECTION 1. That Ozro Brachett, John Jones, J. F. Gile, J. F. Gardner and George Enyol and their legal associates, successors and assigns, be and are hereby constituted a body politic and corporate, under the name and style of the Frankstown and Gile Station Wagon Road Company, and as such body corporate they shall have succession for a period of time hereinafter stated, and power to sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded, to construct, maintain and keep in repair a wagon road over the route hereinafter mentioned, and to acquire the right of way for the same, and to charge toll on such road at the rates hereinafter prescribed.

SEC. 2. The road to be constructed by said corporation shall commence at or near the California Ranch, in Douglas county, and run thence up the canon of the west branch of Cherry Creek to George Engol's farm, thence on a direct line.to Gile Station.

Sec. 3. Said company is authorized to erect one toll-gate on the line of said road, where shall be paid the following rates of toll, and no more: For each wagon or vehicle drawn by one span of horses, mules or oxen, the sum of one dollar; for each additional span of horses, mules or oxen, the sum of twentyfive cents; for each vehicle drawn by one horse or mule, the sum of seventy-five cents; for each horseman, the sum of twen.. ty-five cents; and for all loose stock, the sum of five cents per head.

SEC. 4. Any person found traveling upon said road, refusing to pay said toll, after the demand by the regularly authorized toll-gatherer, shall be subject to pay a fine not less than five dollars, nor more than fifteen dollars for such offense, the same to be collected by an action of debt before any justice of the peace in said county where the road is located.

Sec. 5. Any person or persons who shall willfully obstruct, damage or destroy any part of said road, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and forfeit and pay to the said company. treble the amount of damages thus sustained, such offenders being found guilty, upon trial, before any justice of the peace, or any court of competent jurisdiction in said county where the road is located.

Sec. 6. That said company or corporation shall commence the construction of said road on or before the first day of June, A. D. 1866, and complete the same one year from that date, and no tolls shall be collected until said road is completed and put in good repair.

Sec. 7. That said company shall report to the commissioners of the county where the road is located, the full amount of the cost of said road, and every three months thereafter, the amounts received for tolls, so that when it shall be ascertained that the full amount of the cost of said road shall have been received by said company, the said road will be declared free, and no tolls shall thereafter be collected.

Approved February 9th, A. D. 1866.

AN ACT

To INCORPORATE THE NATIONAL EXPLORING AND MINING COMPANY OF

COLORADO.

Be it enacted by the Council and House of Representatives of Colo

rado Territory :

SECTION 1. That George A. Hinsdale, George H. Norris, E. Norris Stearns, J. M. Marshall, A. Cameron Hunt, Joseph B. Cass, Lewis Thompson and George R. Mitchell and their associates, be and they are hereby created a hody politic and corporate, by the name, style and title of the National Exploring and Mining Company of Colorado, and by such name and title shall have perpetual succession, and shall be capable of suing and being sued, impleading and being impleaded, and of granting and receiving in its corporate name, property, real, personal and mixed, and of holding, improving and mining lodes or, gulch mining claims in this territory, and to obtain therefrom any and all minerals and other valuable substances, whether by working

or inining, or leasing or disposing of privileges to work or inine “such lodes or gulch mining claims, or any part thereof, and to erect such buildings, machinery and works as may, in the opinion of the managers of the corporation appertain to said business, and to use, let, lease or work the same, and to dispose of the products of all such lodes, mines and works as they may deem proper, Provided, That nothing in this section contained shall be held or construed to vest in the said corporation any Tights or privileges not possessed by natural persons, citizens of this territory, under the laws of the territory, which are now or may hereafter be in force.

SEC. 2. That said company shall have power to make such by-laws as they may deem proper "to enable them to carry out the objects of the corporation, and the same to alter, amend, add to, repeal at their pleasure, Provided, That'such by-laws shall not be contrary to the provisions of this act nor the laws of this territory, and to adopt a common seal and to issue certificates of stock representing the value of their property, in such form and subject to such regulations as they may from time to time, by their by-laws, prescribe.

Sec. 3. That the corporation named in this act, or a majority of them, shall elect persons to serve as directors of the compaay, a majority of whom shall constitute à quorum for the transacting of business, and shall hold their offices until their successors shall have been elected in accordance with the by-laws.

Sec. 4. That it shall be lawful for said company to establish the necessary offices for the business of the company, at such places in the United States as they may deem expedient, at which place it shall be lawful to hold all meetings for the trans. action of the business of the company:

SEC. 5. This act to take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

Approved February 9th, A. D. 1866.

AN ACT

FOR THE RELIEF OP W. S. WALKER, OF SUMMIT COUNTY.

Be it enacted by the Council and House of Representatives of Colo

rado Territory :

SECTION 1. That the sum of forty and one-half dollars be and the same is hereby appropriated to liquidate the claim of W. S. Walker, of Summit county, for expenses incurred in the transmission of the Summit county election returns of the spring élection, in the year A. D. 1862.

SEC. 2. That the auditor of the territory is hereby authorized to draw his warrant on the territorial treasury for the sum of forty and one-half dollars, to be paid out of any funds in his hands, not otherwise appropriated, for the purposes specified in section one of this act.

SEC. 3. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

Approved February 5th, A. D. 1866.

AN ACT

FOR THE RELIEF OF THE ARKANSAS VALLEY DITCH AND IRRIGATING

COMPANY.

Be it enacted by the Council and House of Representatives of Col

orado Territory:

SECTION 1. That said company is hereby authorized to amend its articles of incorporation so as to comply with the general law upon the subject of incorporations; and that said company may make such change in the place of taking waters out of the Arkansas river as they may deem proper, not to exceed one mile from the place now designated in their said articles of incorporation.

SEC. 2. That said company may, and they are hereby authorized to further amend their said articles of incorporation, so as to extend the time for the completion of said ditch one year from the first day of March, A. D. 1866.

SEC. 3. This act to take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

Approved January 27th, A. D. 1866.

P.ART THIRD.

MEMORIALS AND RESOLUTIONS.

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