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1837. erect all such out houses, stables and carriage houses as they may deem necessary: Provided however, That said Company

Proviso, shall be liable to pay to the city of Maysville-such tax for said tavern as other taverns in said city are charged for a license, and also be liable as other inn keepers, by the laws of the State, in all respects, except that they shall not be compelled to apply and obtain a license from the city or county court.

Sec. 7. Be il further enacted, That after the said Directors are elected and organized, they may again open the books for stock may astock, and keep them open until the whole of the capital, here- gain be opened. in authorized, shall be taken, if they deem it proper.

Sec. 8. Be it further enactel, That said Board of Directors Record of the shall cause an accurate record of their proceedings and accounts, proceedings & of their receipts and expenditures, to be kept in proper books accounts of the for that purpose, which books; at all meetings of the Board, shall kept. be laid before them, and be subject at all times to the inspection of the stockholders, and semi-annually, after the first year from the time of their organization, they shall make a fair statement of their transactions, and declare a dividend of the nett Dividends. profits of the concern, and pay the same over to the stockholders entitled thereto.

Sec. 9. Be it further enacted, That said Directors shall have Calls on stock. power to make such calls for the payment of stock of the subscribers as they may deem necessary, and in case of failure to pay the same, on the part of any storkholder, to sue for and recover the same in any court having jurisdiction as for any

other unliquidated debt. SEC. 10. Be it further enacted, That none of the powers here

Not to posin granted, shall, in any wise, be construed to allow banking priv

banking ileges to said Company, nor to issue any notes or bills of credit payable to bearer, nor to contract debts to a greater amount than the stock subscribed.

SEC. 11. Be it further enacted, That all suits, by or against sạid Company, shall be in the name of “The President and Di- name of the rectors of the

Eutaw House Company," and when suit is brought company. against said Company, it shall be sufficient to serve process up

Service of on the President; and if there be no President, or the President

process. be absent from the county, then service upon any two of the Directors, shall be sufficient; and upon the return of process, served as aforesaid, it shall be competent for the tribunal having jurisdiction of the case, to proceed to trial according to the rules and regulations applicable to individuals not incorpora. ted.

Approved, January 21, 1837.

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Crap. 136.-AN ACT appointing Commissioners to build a bridge across May..

field creek, in Graves county. Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Common- Commissionwealth of Kentucky, That Hector M'Neal, James Thomas, An- ers appointed.

1837. drew Haynes, Lewis Goad and John Russell, of the county of

Graves, are hereby constituted and appointed Commissioners, who, or a majority of them, are hereby vested with full power to view the most suitable site for a bridge across Mayfield creek, in the county of Graves, on the direction from Bowland's mill, and the M'Cracken county line, in township five, range one, east of the meridian.

Sec. 2. Be it furlher enacted, That so soon as said Commis.

sioners shall designate the site or place for erecting said bridge, Bridge to be they, or a majority of them, shall have full power to draft a plan let.

of said bridge, and let out the building or erection of the same to the lowest bidder at public auction or out cry, taking from

the undertaker or undertakers a bond with good security in a Undertaker

penalty at least double the amount for which said bridge is to be to give bond.

built, payable to the Commonwealth of Kentucky, for the true and faithful performance of said contract, and within such time as may be fixed and agreed on by said Commissioners: Provi

ded, That said bridge shall not be let for any sum exceeding Proviso.

three hundred dollars, and said Commissioners shall be, and they are hereby vested with full power to institute suit, in the name of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, against said undertaker or undertakers, his or their security, for a failure to comply with said bord; and any sum recovered as aforesaid, shall be paid over by said Commissioners to the county court of Graves county, to be applied by said court in lessening the county levy of said county.

Sec. 3. Be it further enacted, That it shall be the duty of said Commission- Commissioners, after said bridge has been finished, to view and ers to receive examine the same; and, if, after such an examination, they shall the bridge and be of opinion that said bridge has been built agreeably to conthe undertaker tract, it shall be their duty to receive the same, and give the for the amount undertaker or undertakers an order on the Treasurer of the he is entitled to Board of Internal Improvement for Graves county, for the

amount for which said bridge was to be built, which shall be paid by said Treasurer out of any money in his hands not otherwise appropriated; and should said Treasurer refuse to pay the same, or any part thereof, it shall be lawsul for the holder of said order to sue for and recover the same before any court or tribunal having jurisdiction of like amount; and the contract for building the bridge, hereby authorized to be built, shall have precedence over any subsequent contract entered into by the Board of Internal Improvement for Graves county, and shall be so regarded and paid by said Treasurer.

Approved, January 21, 1837.

CHAP. 137.-AN ACT to change the place of voting in the Stinking creek Pre

cinct, in Knox county. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, That from and after the passage of this act, the

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place of voting in the Stinking creek precinct, in Knox county, shall be at the house of Daniel Baker, in said precinct, at which place elections shall -be holden hereafter agreeably to the laws, rules and regulations which have heretofore governed elections at said precinct.

Approved, January 23, 1837.

Chap. 138.-AN ACT authorizing the county court of Trigg, to hold court

in the months of April, July and October, Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, That the county court of Trigg he, and they are hereby authorized to hold court on the Thursday preceding the second Monday in the several months of April, July and Octo: ber, annually, from and after the passage of this act.

Approved, January 23, 1837.

Chap. 139.--AN ACT to extend the limits of the town of Princetong in Calde

well county, and for other purposes. Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, That all that parcel or lot of ground on which Burgess S. Moody now resides, lying and being within the following boundaries, viz: beginning at the corners of Main South and Main cross streets, thence running parallel with Main South street forty six feet, and thence back forty six feet to second South street be, and the same is hereby included within the limits of the town of Princeton, in Caldwell county.

Sec. 2. Be it further enacted, That the election of said M00dy, as trustee of said town, is hereby confirmed; and that all his acts as astee shall be as effectual and binding as though he had resided at the time of his election within the limits of said town.

Approved, January 23, 1837.

CHAP. 140.--AN ACT to provide for balancing the account of the Treasury

with the Commonwealth's Bank, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, That the Cashier of the Bank of the Commonwealth be, and he is hereby required to credit the account of the Treasury in said Bank, with the amount due from the Treasury to said Bank on the first day of January, 1837; and the said Bank shall hereafter redeem all its notes in specie, as well when presented by the Treasury as other persons; and from and after the said first day of January, 1837, all moneys belonging to the

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Commonwealth, on account of stock or interest in said Commonwealih's Bank, or in the old Bank of Kentucky, when paid into the Treasury; shall be carried to the credit of the sinking fund, and invested by the Commissioners of said fund as other surplus revenue belonging to the same.

Approved, January 23, 1837.

Chap. 141.--AN ACT for the benefit of John Auxier.

Sec. I. Be it inacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, That it shall be lawful for John Auxier to raise his mill dam across. John's creek four feet three inches high, in addition to the present height of five feet nine inches, making the whole height of said dam ten feet: Provided, That said Auxier first obtain the consent of the county courts of Floyd and Pike counties.

Sec. 2. Be it further enacled, That the county courts of Floyd or Pike counties, shall have power, if they shall be of opinion that the same is necessary, to cause the said John Auxier to build a slope or lock to said dam, in such manner as they may think necessary.

Approved, January 23, 1837.

CHAP. 142.-AN ACT to amend the Charter of the city of Covington.

Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the CommonWho are en: wealth of Kentucky, That at all elections hereafter to be holfor councilmen. den in the city of Covington, for Councilmen or other officers,

none other but the free white male citizens, over the age of twenty one years, and who have resided in said city one year next preceding such election, and have paid a poll tax to said city, if any be chargeable, shall be permitted to vote.

Sec. 2. Be it further enacted, That it shall and may be law. President & ful for the President and Common Council of said city, to encouncilmen can enlarge the large the width of Kennedy street, in said city, so that the same width of Ken- shall not exceed sixty six feet, and shall cause an entry to be nedy street.

made on the records of said city to that effect, a copy of which shall be transmitted to the Clerk of Campbell county, and by him recorded.

Approved, January 23, 1837.

CHAP. 143.-AN ACT to amend the charter of the Covington and Lexington

Turnpike Road Company.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of
Kentucky, That it shall and may be lawful for the President,

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Directors and Company of said Turnpike, whenever in their opinion it may become necessary, in passing through the street or streets of any town on the line of said road to construct such road less than fifty feet in width, they are hereby vested with power to do so, any thing contained in the original charter to the contrary notwithstanding.

Approved, January 23, 1837.

Chap. 144.--AN ACT regulating the terms of the Oldham circuit court.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, That the county court of Oldham county shall be hereafter held on the second Mondays of every month throughout the year;

and that all laws now in force, contrary to the provisions of this act, shall be, and the same are hereby repealed.

Approved, January 23, 1837.

Chap. 145.--AN ACT to provide for the election of Trustees for the town of

Somerset.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, That the election of Trustees for the town of Somerset, shall hereafter be held and take place on the first Monday in March, anually; the said Trustees to be chosen by the votes of the free white males citizens of said town over the age of twenty one years. It shall be the duty of said board to designate iwo of their own body to conduct said elections, which shall be held at the court house in said town, and wbich shall be advertised at least ten days before the time of holding the same.

Approved, January 23, 1837.

CHAP. 146.--AN ACT for the benefit of Hannah Helton.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, That the marriage contract heretofore existing between James Helton, and his wife, Hannah Helton, is forever dissolved, so far as respects said Hannah, who is hereby restored to all the rights and privileges of a feme sole.

Approved, January 13, 1837.

CHAP. 147.-AN ACT for the benefit of the heirs of Anderson Brown and

John W. Long. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, That it shall be lawful for Robert H. Brown, in

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