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Proprietors not liable for
rooms are not locked.
aforesaid shall not be liable for any loss of such money, goods, jewelry, or valuables, by theft or otherwise; provided, that nothing herein contained shall apply to such an amount of money, and said articles of goods, jewelry, and valuables, as is usual and prudent for any such guest or boarder to retain in his room or about his
person. 2. And be it enacted, That whenever the proprietor or proprietors of any hotel, inn, or boarding house, at the city aforesaid, shall post in a conspicuous manner as aforesaid notices requesting the guests and boarders thereof to bolt or lock the door of the room or rooms occupied by them, or in leaving such room or rooms to lock the door thereof, and deposit the key or keys with the proprietor or proprietors, or with the clerk, bar-tender, or other superintendent; and if any such guest or boarder shall neglect so to do, then the proprietor or proprietors aforesaid shall not be liable for any baggage or other goods or money of such guest or boarder, which may be lost or stolen from such room or rooms; provided, that such proprietor or proprietors shall establish the fact of such room or rooms having been left unbolted or unlocked by said guest or boarder at the time such baggage or other goods or money was lost or stolen as aforesaid.
Approved March 15, 1859.
A SUPPLEMENT to an act entitled “An act to authorize limited partner
1. BE IT ENACTED by the Senate and General Assembly of special partthe State of New Jersey, That any special partner may from loan woney time to time loan money to, and advance and pay money money or for the partnership with which he is connected, and may take and hold the notes, drafts, acceptances, and bonds of, or belonging to the partnership, as security for the rejay. ment of such moneys and interest, and may use and lend his name and credit as security for the partnership, in any business thereof, and shall have the same rights and remedies in these respects as any other creditor might bave; he may also negotiate sales, purchases, and other business for the partnership, but no business so negotiated shall be binding upon the partnership until approved by a general partner, but he shall not, excepting as mentioned herein, and in the act to which this is a supplement, transact any business on account of the partnership, nor be employed for that purpose as agent, attorney, or otherwise; and if he shall interfere contrary to these provisions, unless specially employed in writing, so to do, by the general partner or partners, he shall be deemed a general partner.
2. And be it enacted, That this act shall take effect immediately.
Approved March 15, 1859.
A FURTHER SUPPLEMENT to the act entitled " An act to incorporate the
Jersey City Gas Light Company."
Corporate name changed.
1. BE IT ENACTED by the Senate and General Assembly of the State of New Jersey, That the name of the Jersey City Gas Light Company shall be changed to the Jersey City and Hoboken Gas Light Company: that the directors of said company shall have power to increase the capital stock thereof to the amount of five hundred thousand dollars: that they shall have privilege to lay down their gas pipes and erect gas posts, burners and reflectors on all piers and wharfs that are now built or may be built in Jersey City and Hoboken: that they shall have the power to purchase and consolidate the Hudson and Bergen Gas Light Com. pany into the Jersey City and Hoboken Gas Light Company, and thereupon to maintain, continue and extend the gas pipes, gas posts, burners, and reflectors in the streets, alleys, lanes, avenues and public grounds of Hudson city, the town of Bergen and vicinity, and to make and sell gas for the purpose of lighting the streets, buildings, manufactories, and other places situated in Hudson city, the town of Bergen and vicinity; provided, that the public travel shall at no time be affected or impeded by the laying of the said pipes or the erection of the said posts, and the streets, side and cross walks, public grounds, lanes and avenues shall not be injured, but shall be left in as good condition as before laying of the said pipes or erection of
Gas not to be refused on account of non-pay
2. And be it enacted, That the said company shall provide
and furnish to any person or persons, corporation or commer tewah panies body politic, the gas by them manufactured, who
are willing to comply with the by-laws of the said company, and that said company shall not refuse to furnish such gas to any person, corporation or company as aforesaid, desir
ous of consuming the same, on account of the non-payment of any sum or sums of money due to them for gas, from any person or persons, corporations or company, body or bodies politic, who shall have formerly occupied the premises or any part thereof upon which such gas shall be required.
3. And be it enacted, That this act shall take effect immediately.
Approved March 15, 1859.
A SUPPLEMENT to an act entitled “An act to establish the city of
1. BE IT ENACTED by the Senate and General Assembly of commis. the State of New Jersey-Whereas, there are several roads, lay out lines
of streets. highways and streets within the city of Elizabeth, the lines of which are not and cannot be certainly ascertained, by reason of the loss of the old surveys, plots, maps and marks thereof; for the better fixing upon and settling the lines and courses of said roads, highways and streets, the city council of said city shall and may appoint, from time to time, three disinterested freeholders of said city as commissioners, who shall constitute a commission to run, mark, lay out and designate the lines and courses of any such street, road or highway as are not and have not been
ascertained and clearly designated, which said commission shall have full power and authority to run, mark, lay out and designate the lines of any such street, road or highway within said city, and shall make a full and clear map or profile of said street, road or highway, or such part thereof as they shall run, mark and lay out, designating by permanent marks, or monuments, the beginnings and endings of said street or part thereof as aforesaid; which said map or profile, upon being certified by them, or a majority of them, under their hands, and subsequently ratified by the city council, shall be recorded or filed in the office of the city clerk, and shall thereupon be full evidence of the street, road or highway, or part thereof, as the case may
be, and of its lines and courses, as hereinafter provided; Proviso.
provided, that private property shall not be taken without compensation to the owners, and said commissioners shall receive such compensation as the city council may order.
2. And be it enacted, That the city council may lay out City council and open any street, road, highway or alley, or park, in streets, &c. any part of said city, and cause any street, road, highway
or alley already laid out, or which shall be hereafter laid out, to be vacated, altered, widened or straightened; and to take and appropriate for such purpose any lands and real estate upon making such compensation to the owners as is hereinafter provided; said city council may likewise cause sewers or drains to be constructed in any part of said city, and, if necessary, take and appropriate for such purpose any lands and real estate, upon making compensation to the owner or owners thereof as is hereinafter provided; and said city council may also order and cause any street, or section of a street, within the lamp and watch district of said city, to be graded, gravelled, paved or macadamized in such manner as they may deem advisable,
at the expense of the owners of lands and real estate on Proviso. the line of said street or section of a street; provided, that,
after any street, or section of a street, shall be once entirely graded, gravelled, paved or macadamized at the expense of