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PASSED AT THE FIFTY FIFTH SESSION OF THE LEGISLATURE,
THIRD DAY OF JANUARY, 1832.
Broome may sell and convey by deed, the farm of about fifty
a toll-bridge over the Hudson river,” passed April second, for 3 yeurs.
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the act entitled "An act to authorise the building of a toll-.. bridge over the Hudson rirer,' passed April second, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-five," and which amendatory act was passed May second, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-nine, be and the same are hereby revived and extended, so as to give to said company three years from the passing of this act to build said bridge, and to continue in force the said two acts in this section mentioned, during that time, any thing in the said act to the contrary notwithstanding.
S 2. The president and directors of the said company may demand, and receive and take, the following rates of toll for passing said bridge, viz: For every four wheel pleasure carriage drawn by two horses, nineteen cents, and if drawn by four horses, twenty-five cents; for every two wheeled pleasure carriage for the conveyance of two or more persons, if drawn by one horse, twelve and a half cents, and if drawn by two horses, fifteen cents; for every two wheeled carriage for the conveyance of one person, drawn by one horse, nine cents, and if drawn by two horses, twelve and a half cents; for every wagon drawn by two horses, twelve and a half cents, and if drawn by four horses, nineteen cents; for every wagon drawn by one horse, nine cents; for every stage drawn by four horses, twenty-five cents, if drawn by two horses, nineteen cents; for every sled drawn by two horses, nine cents; for every ox cart or wagon drawn by two oxen, twelve and a half cents; for each additional yoke of oxen, six cents; for every one horse cart, six cents; every one horse sled, six cents; each foot passenger, three cents; every horse, jack or mule, three cents; every cow or other neat cattle, three cents; for every score of sheep or hogs, twenty cents.
$ 3. The charter of incorporation granted by the first act mentioned in the first section of this act, shall be and continue for the space of forty years from the passing of this act; and Jacob Quackenbush, Nicholas Masters, William Knickerbacker, John Van Veghten and John Stewart, shall be the first directors of said company, and Seth Eddy treasurer; and any thing in the two acts hereby revised and amended, contrary to this act, is hereby repealed.
Duration of charter.
County of Monroe to raise Money to complete the Jail.
Passed January 18, 1832. The People of the State of New-York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows :
S 1. The supervisors of the county of Monroe are hereby Money to be authorised, at their annual meeting in one thousand eight raised by tax. hundred and thirty-three, to assess and raise the sum of five thousand dollars, together with treasurer and collectors' fees, and interest thereon, as other county charges are assessed and collected ; and when so collected shall be subject to the order of the said board of supervisors, for the purpose of completing the jail now erecting in said county.
$ 2. The said board of supervisors are hereby authorised May be to loan the said sum of five thousand dollars, and to pledge the said tax hereby authorised to be raised for the repayment thereof.
.. . Passed January 24, 1832. The People of the State of New-York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows:
$ 1. William Roe, John P. De Wint, Abraham M. Smith, Corporation John Harris, Samuel Williams, Benoni H. Howell, Benja- cro min Carpenter, Christopher Reeve and Augustus F. Scofield, and such others as now are or hereafter may be associated with them, for the purpose of engaging in the whale fishery in the Atlantic and Pacific oceans, and elsewhere, and in the manufacture of oil and spermaceti candles, are hereby constituted a body corporate, by the name of The Newburgh whaling company, to be located in the village of Newburgh.
S 2. The capital stock of the said corporation shall not ex- Stock. ceed the sum of two hundred thousand dollars, and be divided into shares of fifty dollars each; but it shall be lawful for the said corporation, when and so soon as fifty thousand dollars of the said capital stock shall have been subscribed and paid in, and an affidavit to be made by the president of the said com
tlanticor the purpose are or he and Augu
pany, showing that the said sum of fifty thousand dollars has been so paid in, shall be filed in the office of the secretary of state, to commence its said business; and with that capital to conduct and carry on the same, until they shall find it expedient to extend their capital, which they are authorised to do,
from time to time, to the amount herein before mentioned. Subscriptions $ 3. The subscription to the said stock shall be opened un
der the direction of William Roe, John P. De Wint, Abraham
up. Distribution $ 4. The conmissioners shall proceed to distribute the ca
pital stock of the said corporation among the subscribers thereto, in such manner and to such amount, as they shall deem most advantageous to the interests of the corporation ; but no such distribution shall be made until fifty thousand dollars of such stock shall have been subscribed.
S 5. The stock, property, affairs and concerns of the said Directors.
corporation shall be managed and conducted by nine directors, who shall choose one of their number to be their president, and who shall hold their offices for one year from the first Tuesday of January in every year; which said directors, except those appointed by this act, shall be stockholders to an amount not less than ten shares, and citizens of the United States; and the said directors shall be elected on the last Tuesday in December in every year, and at such time of the day, and at such place in the village of Newburgh, as a majority of the directors for the time being may appoint; and the said directors shall appoint three of the stockholders of the said company, who are not directors, to be inspectors of the said annual election; and public notice of such election shall be given by the directors, not less than fourteen days previous to the time of holding the same, by an advertisement to be in