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lawful highway, yntil changed, altered, or vacated according to law.

3. And be it enacted, That this act shall take effect imme, diately.

Approved March 1, 1859.

CHAPTER XXX.

A FURTHER SUPPLEment to the act entitled “An act to incorporate the

Elizabethtown Mutual Assurance Fire Company," passed the 10th day of November, A. D. eighteen hundred and twelve.

Former acts 1. BE IT ENACTED by the Senate and General Assembly of continued in forco, &c. the State of New Jersey, That the act entitled "An act to

incorporate the Elizabethtown Mutual Assurance Fire Company," passed the tenth day of November, A. D. eighteen hundred and twelve; and the supplement thereto, passed the twentieth day of February, A. D. eighteen hundred and twenty-nine, and the acts to amend said supplement passed the first, on the second day of February, A. D. eighteen hundred and thirty-one, and the other the fifteenth day of February, A. D. eighteen hundred and thirty-nine, and all the provisions thereof, except so far as the same shall be modified, amended, altered, or repealed by this act, are hereby extended and continued in force until the first day of April, A. D. eighteen hundred and eighty-one.

name

fix rates, &c.

2. And be it enacted, That the said “The Elizabethtown Corporate Mutual Assurance Fire Company" shall hereafter be known changed. and designated by the name and style of “The Elizabeth Mutual Insurance Company," and by that name have and exercise all the powers and privileges conferred by the said original act and the said supplement, and acts to amend the same, and be liable to all the duties and obligations therein contained.

3. And be it enacted, That the directors of the said com- Directors to pany shall have power to fix and determine the rate or advance to be paid by persons applying to become members of the company.

4. And be it enacted, That the third section of the said ori. Part of ginal act, and all after the words “as directors" in the fifth repealed. section, be and the same are hereby repealed; also so much of the said act as requires monthly meetings of the directors, and as fixes the first meeting of the directors in every year, and that requires the seal of the company to the policies.

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

Approved March 1, 1859.

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CHAPTER XXXI.

A FURTHER SUPPLEMENT to an act entitled "An act to incorporate the fire

department of the township of Hoboken, in the county of Hudson," approved March fifteenth, eighteen hundred and fifty-four.

Part of former act repealed.

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1. BE IT ENACTED by the Senate and General Assembly of the State of New Jersey, That section second of said act is

hereby repealed. City Council

2. And be it enacted, That the council of the city of Ho. may author

boken shall have the power to authorize the formation of tion of fire companies, so many fire engine, hose, and hook and ladder companies

as they may deem desirable, for the purpose of protecting

the property in said city from damage or destruction by Proviso. fire; provided, that no engine company shall be composed

of more than fifty men, or hose or hook and ladder company of more than forty members.

3. And be it enacted, That this act shall take effect imme. diately.

Approved March 1, 1859.

CHAPTER XXXII.

An Act to change the time of holding the annual meeting of Mannington

Marsh Company, from the first Monday in April to the first Tuesday in March.

WHEREAS, by an act, passed November twenty-nine, seven. Preamble.

teen hundred and eighty-eight, entitled "An act to enable the owners of the tide swamps and marshes to improve the same, and the owners of meadows already banked in, and held by different persons, to keep the same in good repair,” is provided that the annual meetings of all such companies shall be held on the first Monday in April; AND WHEREAS, the owners of land in the Mannington Marsh Company, of Salem County, are also owners of land in other companies, and are thereby prevented from attending the annual meeting of but one of them; therefore,

1. BE IT ENACTED by the Senate and General Assembly of Time of the State of New Jersey, That it shall and may be lawful, changed. from the passage of this act, for the Mannington Marsh Company, to change the time of holding their annual meeting, from the first Monday in April to the first Tuesday in March.

Approved March 1, 1859.

CHAPTER XXXIII.

An Act to incorporate the Delaware, Raritan and Schuylkill Live Stock

Insurance Company.

Xames of curporators.

1. BE IT ENACTED by the Senate and General Assembly of the State of New Jersey, That George B. Raymond, George M. Wright, P. D. Thomas, T. C. Zulick, and Lucius B. Blydenburgh and others, their associates, successors and assigns, who may hereafter become associated with them in the manner hereafter prescribed, shall be and are hereby ordained, constituted and declared to be a body corporate, in fact and in law, by the name of “The Delaware, Raritan and Schuylkill Live Stock Insurance Company,” the principal office thereof to be located in the borough of Bordentown, in the county of Burlington, and by that name they and their successors, by the name of " The Delaware, Raritan and Schuylkill Live Stock Insurance Company,” shall be in law capable of purchasing, possessing, taking, holding, and enjoying, to them and their successors, lands, tenements, hereditaments, goods, chattels, and effects, of what nature and kind soever, necessary for the purpose of this corporation, and the same may grant, devise, alien, and

dispose of at pleasure for the benefit of said Company. What pro 2. And be it enacted, That it shall and may be lawful for perty may be insured. the said corporation to insure horses, cattle, and all kinds

of live stock, against loss or damage, either by death, accident, diseases, or natural causes, and generally to insure

against all losses pertaining thereto. Election of 3. And be it enacted, That the property and concerns of

the said corporation shall be managed and conducted by five directors, a majority of whom shall be citizens of this state, to be chosen by ballot by and from among the stockholders, to hold their office for one year and until others are chosen to fill their places, and the election for directors shall be held on the first Monday in December in every

directors.

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