Gambar halaman
PDF
ePub

Salt, plaster, grain, clover, and other grass seeds per bushel,

two cents. Flour, beef, pork, iron, &c., per hundred weight, three cents. Coffee per bag, chest, large trunk, &c., five cents. Soap, candles, glass, chocolate, &c., per box, three cents. Windsor chairs, per dozen, bureau, bedstead, clock case, &c.

ten cents. Lumber, per hundred feet, ten cents. Live calves and fat hogs, per head, five cents. Sheep and store hogs, per head, three cents. Fat cattle, twenty-five cents. Cow and calf, twenty cents. Store cattle, horses, mules, &c., fifteen cents. Sideboard, twenty cents. Desks, secretaries, &c., fifteen cents. Tables, stands, feather beds, mattresses, large chests of tea,

five cents. Crate or tierce of earthenware, hamper of bottles, fifteen

cents. Fresh shad per hundred, or herrings per thousand, twenty

cents.

CARRIAGES AND DRIVERS.

Every four wheel carriage drawn by four horses, sixty

cents. Every four wheel carriage drawn by two horses, thirty

cents. Every two wheel carriage drawn by two horses, twenty

five cents. Every four wheel carriage drawn by one horse, twenty-five

cents. Every two wheel carriage drawn by one horse, twenty

cents. Market carriages, with their drivers, including fish wagons,

going to or from market, with four wheels, drawn by

two horses, thirty cents. Four wheels, drawn by one horse, twenty cents.

All passengers in carriages, except driver, to pay the same

as other passengers.
Carriages of burthen, to include charcoal, tin wagons, ped-

dlers, &c., with their drivers, two loads, thirty-five cents.
Unloaded, twenty-five cents.
One horse load, twenty-five cents.
Far carrying hay, straw, hemp, flax, and other bulky arti-

cles, two horse load, fifty cents.
Unloaded, thirty cents.
One horse load, forty cents.
Unloaded, twenty cents.
Each additional horse or mule, fifteen cents.
Bricks on carriages, ninety cents per thousand, not more

than five hundred on two wheels, the empty carriages to

return free. Charity schools, with their teachers, to pass free. The above rates to be taken spring, summer, and fall; and

the rates of ferriage and freight shall not at any time exceed double these rates.

8. And be it enacted, That dividends of so much of the Semi-annual profits of the company as shall appear advisable to the board of directors, shall be made and paid to the stockholders semi-annually, at such stated periods as the said board shall determine; and at each annual meeting of the stockholders for the purpose of election, it shall be the duty of the president and directors of the preceding year to exhibit to the stockholders a full and complete statement of the affairs of the company during the past year, and shall praduce the books, accounts, and papers of the company, if required to do so by any person or persons being stockholders.

9. And be it enacted, That if any person or persons shall Penalty for wilfully injure, impair, destroy, or obstruct the wharves, works. slips, bridges, piers, boats, or any of the works, engines, or machines of said company, such person or persons so offending sball forfeit and pay to the said company any sum not exceeding one hundred dollars, at the discretion of the court or jury, to be recovered before any justice of the

dividends.

peace of the county of Camden, or alderman of the city of Camden, and shall also be liable to pay double the amount of damages sustained thereby, to be recovered, in an action of trespass, or other proper form of action, in any court of

competent jurisdiction. Company 10. And be it enacted, That the said company shall have may borrow money. power to borrow such sum or sums of money from time

to time as shall be necessary to build new boats, or to repair their boats, slips, or buildings, and to secure the payment thereof by the execution and negotiation of any bond or bonds, and secured by mortgage on the said ferry, landings, boats, privileges, franchises, and appurtenances of, and belonging to said ferry company, such bond, or

bonds, to draw interest not exceeding eight per cent. per Proviso. annum; provided always, that the amount of money so

borrowed shall at no time exceed the amount subscribed

and paid by the stockholders of said company. Limitation. 11. And be it enacted, That this act shall continue in force

for thirty years, and shall be deerned and taken as a public act.

12. And be it enacted, That this act shall take effect immediately.

Approved March 15, 1859.

CHAPTER CXVII.

An act to continue the act entitled "An act to establish a State Normal

School."

extended.

1. BE IT ENACTED by the Senate and General Assembly of former act the State of New Jersey, That the act entitled "An act to establish a State Normal School," approved February ninth, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and fifty five, be and the same is hereby extended and continued for the term of five years from the time by the said act limited for its continuance.

Approved March 15, 1859.

CHAPTER CXVIII.

An act to incorporate the North and South Camden Passenger Railroad

Company,

corporators.

1. BE IT ENACTED by the Senate and General Assembly of Names of the State of New Jersey, That Charles Kaighn, Joseph W. Cooper, Richard Fetters, Samuel Andrews, Isaac H. Porter, Charles E. French, William D. Cooper, John Smith, Jr., Thomas McKeen, Philip J. Gray, James B. Dayton, and such other persons as may be hereafter associated with

[ocr errors]

Amonnt of capital stock.

Commis. sioners to receive subscriptions.

[ocr errors]

them, shall be and they are hereby ordained, constituted
and declared a body politic and corporate, in fact and in
law, by the name of the “North and South Camden Pas-
senger Railroad Company,” and shall be capable of pur-
chasing, holding and conveying any lands, tenements,
goods and chattels necessary or proper for the object of
the said corporation.

2. And be it enacted, That the amount of the capital stock
of said corporation shall be thirty thousand dollars, with
privilege to increase the same to one hundred thousand
dollars, and shall be divided into shares of twenty-five
dollars each, which shall be deemed personal property, and
transferable in such manner as the said corporation shall
by their by-laws direct.

3. And be it enacted, That the above named persons, or a majority of them, shall be commissioners to open books, to receive subscriptions to the capital stock of said corporation, at such time or times, and place or places, as they or a majority of them may think proper, giving at least twenty days' notice of the same in two of the newspapers published in this state, and that at the time of subscribing ten per centum shall be paid for each share subscribed for to the commissioners, or some one of them; and as soon as twenty thousand dollars of the capital stock shall be subscribed, such commissioners shall give like notice for a meeting of the stockholders, to choose eleven directors, a majority of whom shall be residents of this state; and such election shall be made at the time and place appointed, by such of the stockholders as sball attend for that purpose, either in person or by proxy, each share of the capital stock entitling the holder thereof to one vote; and the said above named persons, or any three of them, shall be inspectors of the first election of directors of the said corpo. ration, and shall certify, under their hands, the names of those persons duly elected, and deliver over the subscription books and money paid in, deducting all expenses previously incurred, to the said directors; and the time and place of holding the first meeting of said directors

« SebelumnyaLanjutkan »