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Sec. 2. Be it further enacted, That as soon Tho com as such certificate shall be filed as aforesaid, pany incor porated for
the persons who shall have signed and acknow. 20 years, ledged the said certificate, and their successors
shall, for the term of twenty years next after the day of filing such certificate, be a body politic and corporate, in fact and in name, by the name stated in such certificate, and by that name they and their successors shall and may have succesșion, and shall be persons in law capable of suing and being sued, pleading and being im. pleaded, answering and being answered unto, defending and being defended, in all courts and places whatsoever, in all manner of actions, suits, complaints, matters and causes whatsoever: and they and their successors may have a common seal, and the same may make, alter and change at their pleasure; and they and their successors, by their corporate name, shall in law be capable of purchasing, holding and conveying any lands, tenements, hereditaments, goods, wares and merchandise whatever, necessary to enable the said company to carry on their manufacturing operations, mentioned in
such certificate. The stock &
Sec. 3. Be it further enacted, That the stock, property to property and concerns of such company, shak be under the be managed and conducted by trustees, who, direetion of
except those for the Srst year, shall be elected trustces
at such time and place as shall be directed by the by. Jaws of the said company, and public notice shall be given of the time and place of holding such election, not less than thirty days previous thereto, in the newspaper printed nearest to the place where the manufacturing operations of the said company shall or are to be carried on; and the election shall be made by such of the stockholders as shall attend for
that purpose, either in person or by proxy;
Sec. 4. Be it further enacted, That in case
Sec. 5. Be it further enacted, That the capi. The capital tal stock of such company shall not exceed one stock not to hundred thousand dollars, and it shall be lawful exceed 100; for the trustees to call and demand from the 000 dollass stockholders, respectively, all such sums of. money by them subscribed, at such times and in such proportions as they shall deem proper, under the penalty of forfeiting all dividend or dividends of the net profits previously declared (on the share or shares of such stockholder or stockholders as may refuse or neglect to comply with such call or demand) and not previously
paid out, and all dividends which at any time may be subsequently declared previous to the payment of such sum or sums as may be re.
quired as aforesaid, on each share as aforesaid: Proviso
Provided, That no such forfeiture shall accrue to the said company until after the expiration of sixy days from and after the publishment in some newspaper, current in the county where such company may have been established, of a notice to all concerned, specifying the amount of the money on each share required to be paid, and the time when such payment is to be made.
Sec. 6. Be it further enacted, That the Trustees trustees of such company, for the time being, may make shall have power to make and prescribe such by-laws
by-laws, rules and regulations as they shall deem proper, respecting the management and disposition of the stock, property and estate of such company, the duties of the officers, artificers and agents, by them to be employed, the election of trustees, and all such matters as appertain to the concerns of the said company, to appoint such and so many officers, clerks and agents, for carrying on the business of the said company, and with such wages as to them shall seem reasonable: Provided, That such by. laws be not inconsistent with the constitution and laws of this state or of the United States. !
Sec. 7. Be it further enacted, That the shares The stock to be held as
in the capital stock of such company shall be personal es deemed personal estate, and be transferable in tate and may such manner as shall be prescribed by the laws be transfer of the company; and that for all debts which red
shall be due and owing by the company at the time of its dissolution, the persons then composing such company shall be individually responsible to the extent of their respective shares of stock in the said company, and no further ; and that it shall not be lawful for such company to use their funds, or any part thereof, in any banking transaction, or in the purchase of any public stock whatever, or for any other purposes than those specified in such instrument as afore. said.
Sec. 8. And be it further enacted, That when such articles of association shall have been sign. ed, executed, acknowledged and recorded, and a copy of such record deposited in the office of the secretary of state as is herein above provided, then such company shall be deemed a body corporate, and as such entitled to all ihe rights and privileges by this act intended to be granted.
Speaker of the serate. January 11, 1812.
An act to provide for holding special elections, in
Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the general assemblv of the state of Ohio, That whenever a vacancy Vacancy in shall happen in the office of representative in con. the office of gress in any of the congressional districts of the rep in.con.
how filted state, from death, resignation or in any other manner than from the expiration of the term of service, the governor of the state for the time being shall, upon information thereof, issue a writ or writs of election to the sheriff or sheriffs of the several counties composing such election
district, directing him or them to hold a special
of filling such vacancy.
writs of election, shall proceed in the usual man.
election, attend at the seat of justice of his or
Sec. 4. Be it further enacted, That the sa-
cretary of state shall, on the twentieth day from the abstracts the day of holding said election or sooner, if all
the returns shall be received, in the presence of
proper to attend, open the abstracts and