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CHIAP. YCVI. ·AN ACT to regulate the tare of Butter Firkins, and for other

purposes.

Passed April 12, 1816.
I. BE it enacted by the people of the State of New York, repre-

sented in Serctc and Assembly, That from aud after the first day Virking to of March next, any firkin in which any butter or lard shall be be weighed packed for sale, shall be carefully weighed by the person or persons di marked. packing the same, and the true weight of such firkin shall be marked

or stamped, in a legible or durable manner, on one of the staves thereof, together with the initial letters of the pame of the person so packing the same.

II. And be it further cracled, That from and after the day

aforesaid, no buiter or lard shall be exposed to sale in any firkin, Penalty for unless such firkin shall be so marked or stamped as aforesaid ; and not marking that if any person shall koowingly expose or offer for sale, any firkio

of butter or lard, not marked or stamped as aforesaid, he shall forfcit and pay the sum of three dollars for every offence, to be recovered by any person who shall sue for the same, in an action of debt, is any court having cognizance thereof.

III. And be it further enacted, Tbat if any person, from and * falsely after the day aforesaid, shall put any false mark on any such firkin, marking or shall expose or offer for sale, or shall sell any butter or lard, in any

firkin which such person shall know to be falsely marked, such person shall forfeit and pay the sum of five dollars for every offence, to be recovered by any person who shall sue for the same in manuer aforesaid.

IV. And be it further enacted, That on every sale of any firkin of butter or lard, ihe weight so marked or stamped on such firkin, together with an addition of two pounds weight, shall be deemed and taken to be the tare of such firkin.

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AN ACT to incorporate the Spencer and Candor Turnpike Road

Company.

Passed April 12, 1816. · I. Be it cnacted by the people of the State of New-York, represented in Senate and Assembly, 'hat Eleazer Dana, Andrew Purdy, Henry Miller, Joel Smith, George Allen, and all such other

, persous, as with them shall associate for the purpose of making a E. Dana and PT

in- good and sufficient turnpike road, to begin near the court house io corporated. the town of Spencer, thence running the most convenient direction

until it intersects the Owego and Ithica turopike, near the house of Ahel Hart, in the town of Candor, shall be and they are hereby created a body corporate and politic, in fact and in vame, by the pame of the President, Directors and Company of the Spencer and Candor turopike road, and by that name they shall and may have coutiqual succession, and be persons in law capable of suing and

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being sued, pleading and being impleaded, answering and being an-
swered unto, defending and being defended, in all courts and places
whatsoever, in all manner of actions and complaints, matters and
causes; and by the same name and style, shall be in law capable of
purchasing and holding and conveying any estate, real and personal,
for the use of the said corporation : Provided, that such estate, as
Fell real as personal, so to be purchased or held, shall be necessary soal estate
to fulfil the end and intent of said corporation, and for no other pur. restricted.
pose whatsoever.

II. And be it further enacted, That the capital stock of the said Amount of
company shall consist of five hundred shares, of twenty dollars each, stock.
and that Heory Miller, Abel Hart and Jonathan Platt, junior, be, Commis-
and they are hereby appointed commissioners to receive subscriptions sioners.
for the said stock, in the manner directed by the act, entitled, “
act relative to turopike companies."

III. And be it further enacted, That the said president, directons and company hereby incorporated, shall be entitled to exact and receive at the gate or turnpike to be erected on the said road, the following sums of money : For every waggon with two horses, twelve Bate of tolla and an half cents ; for every one horse cart or waggon, six cents, and every additional horse, three cents; for every coach or coachee drawn by two horses, twenty-five ceats, and every additional horse, three cents; for every chair or pleasure carriage drawn by one horse, twelve and an half cents, and for every additional horse, six cents ; for every cart drawn by two oxen, eight cepts, and for every additional yoke, three cents; for every saddle or led horse, four cents ; for every sleigh or sled drawn by two horses, oxen or mules, eight cents; for every sleigh or sled drawn by one horse or mule, four ceuts; for every score of sheep or bogs, eight ceots, and so in proportion for a greater or less pumber ; and for horses, mules, and neat cattle in droves, one cent for each.

IV. And be it further enacted, That the pumber of directors for managing the concerns of the company hereby incorporated, shall be five, any three of whom shall form a quorum, and be capable of directors,

3 a quorum. transacting the business of the company ; and that the said company shall have and enjoy all the rights, privileges, powers and immuuities, and be subject to all the pains and penalties, which are given and granted in and by the aci, entitled “an act relative to turnpike companies."

CHAP. XCVIII.

AN ACT to incorporate the Catharine and Spencer Turnpike Cont>

pany.

Passed April 12, 1816.
I. BE it enacted by the People of the State of New York, repre-
sented in Senate and Assembly, That Jacob Swartwood, Matthew

Jae. Swart Lordsbury, Isaac Swartwood, Isaac White, Samuel Wipton, Ro-wood and land Dowos, Elijah S. Hioman, and all such others as shall asso- others ineiate for the purpose of making a good and sufficient turnpike road, corporated to begio at the Tuhica and Tioga turopike, near the house of James

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Westbrook, in the town of Spencer; thence up the Cayuta creek to the house of Jacob Swartwood; thence to the house of David Beardsley, in the town of Catharine; thence to the Newtown and Seneca turppike, pear the house of Joho M'Clure, shall be and they are hereby created a body corporate and politic, by the name of “The Cathaarine and Spencer Turnpike Company," and they are hereby constituted and declared a body politic and corporate, in fact and in name, and by that name they and their successors shall and may have perpetual succession, and are hereby declared capable in law of suing and being sued, pleading and being impleaded, answering and being answered unto, defending and being defended in all courts and places whatsoever; and also may make and use a common seal, and may alter the same at pleasure; and also that they are hereby made capable in law of purchasing, holding, and conveying any estate, real or personal, for the use of the said corporation: Provided, That such estate, as well real as personal, so to be purchased and held, shall be necessary to fulfil the end and intent of said corporation, and for no other purpose whatsoever.

II. And be it further enacted, That the stock of the said compa

ny hereby incorporated, shall consist of one thousand shares, of at 25 dollars twenty-five dollars each; and that Elijah S. Hinman, Isaac Swarteach. wood and David Beardsley, shall be and are hereby appointed comCommis missioners to receive subscriptions for the said stock, in the manner sioners.

directed in and by the act, entitled “ an act relative to turopike companies,” passed March 13th, 1807.

III. And be it further cnacted, That the company hereby incorporated shall be entitled to exact and receive at each of the gates to be erected on the said road, from all persons passing the

same, for every ten miles, and so iu proportion for any greater or Rates of toll-less distance, the following rates of toll: For every cart, waggon or

other carriage, drawn by two horses, mules or oxen, twelve and an
half cents, and for every additional horse, mule or ox, three cents ;
for every horse and rider or led horse, six cents; for every chair,
sulkey, chaise or pleasure carriage, with ove horse, twelve and an
half cents; for every chariot, coach, coachee, phaeton or other four
wheeled pleasure carriage, twenty-five cents; for every sleigh or
sled, drawn by two horses, mules or oxen, six cents, and so in pro-
portion if drawn by a greater or less number of horses, mules or os.
en;
for

every score of sheep or hogs, eight cents; for every score of cattle, horses or mules, twenty cents, and so in proportion for a greater or less number; for every stage-waggon, drawn by two hor; ses, twelve and an half cents, and three ceuts for every additional

horse attached to such waggon. 5 Directors,

IV. And be it further enacted, That the number of directors for 3 of whom ' managing the concerns of the said company hereby incorporated to be a quo-shall be five, three of whom shall be a quorum and capable of mab

aging the business of the said company; and that the said company, shall have and enjoy all the rights, privileges, powers and immuni ties which are given and granted in and by the act aforesaid, enti

; tled... au act relative to turnpike companies," and shall be subject to all the conditions, restrictions and regulations

contained in said general act, passed the 13th March, 1807.

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CHAP. XCIX.

AN ACT to appoint Commissioners to lay out a road in the county of Montgomery, through the towns therein mentioned.

Passed April 12, 1816. I. BE it enacted by the people of the State of New-York, represented in Senate and Assembly, That Levi Le Roy, Rouse Simmons and William Woodward, or any two of them, be and they are hereby appointed commissioners to lay out a public highway, of the width of four rods, from or near the Baptist meeting house, in the town of Broadalbio ; thence through the town of Mayfield, near Andrew Tallhammer's mill; thence near the house of Daniel Mecker, junior, in the town of Johnstown; from thence to intersect the state road between the houses of Daniel Bedford and Philip R. Frey, in the town of Palatine.

II. And be it further enacted, That the said commissioners, before they shall enter upon the duties aforesaid, sball take and subscribe an oath before some justice of the peace, to lay out the said road, without favor or partiality, and according to the best of their judgment and ability: And they shall, after laying out said road, cause to be made au accurate map of the said road, and cause the same, with the field notes of the survey, to be filed in the clerk's office of each town through which the said road shall be laid out; and if the said road shall be laid through any improved lands, the damages shall be appraised and paid, and the road opened and improved in the manner provided by the act to regulate highways: And the said commissioners and the surveyors by them employed, shall each be allowed two dollars per day, for every day by them necessarily employed in the duties aforesaid, to be paid as a part of the contingent expenses of the towns through which the road shall be laid.

CHAP. C.

AN ACT to incorporate the Malta and Saratoga Turnpike Com

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Passed April 12, 1816. I. BE it enacted by the people of the State of New York, repre- Seneca Pal sented in Senate and Assembly, That Seneca Palmer, Robert Hemp- mer and othhill, Abraham W. Payn, Dean Chase, Gradus Van Schoonhoven ers incorpoand Miles Beach, and all such other persons as shall associate with them, to make a good and sufficient turupike road, to begin at or near the house of Seneca Palmer, in the town of Half-Moon, thence to or near the house of Levi Kempfield, in the town of Malta; from thence to Congress Springs, in the town of Saratoga, shall be and are hereby created a body politic and corporate, in fact and in pame, by the nanie and style of “ The President, Directors and Company of the Style Malta and Saratoga Turopike Company ;” and by that name and style they and their successors shall have continual succession, and

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shall be persons in law capable of suing and being sued, pleading
and being impleaded, answeriog and being answered unto, defend-
ing and being defended, in all courts and places whatsoever, and in
all manner of suits, actions, complaints, causes and matters whatsoev-
er; and by the same name and style shall be in law capable of pur-
chasing, holding and conveying any estate, real or personal, for the
use of the corporation : Provided, T bat such estate, so to be purchas-
ed and held, shall be necessary to fulfil the objects of the said cor-

poration, and no other purpose whatsoever.
Stock to II. And be it further enacted, That the stock of the said com-

pany shall consist of one thousand shares, at twenty-five dollars 1000 shares, at 25 dollars

each, and that Robert Heinphill, Dean Chase, Miles Beach, Seveca
each. Palmer aud Gradus Van Schoonhoven, be and they are hereby ap-
Cominis pointed commissioners to receive subscriptions for said sock, in the
sioners to manner directed in and by the act, entitled “ an act relative to turo-
receive sub-
kriptions.

pike companies,” passed the thirteenth day of March, one thousand
eight hundred and seven.

III. And be it further enacted, That the said company hereby
incorporated, shall be entitled to exact and receive, at each of the
gates or turnpikes to be erected on the said road, or any pumber
of miles not less thau teu io leugth of said road. The foll wing sums of
mouey, and so in proportion for any greater or less distance, foom all
persons travelling or using the same : For every waggon or cart,
drawa by two horses, mules or oxen, twelve and an ball cents; for
every additional horse, mule or ox attached to sucli waggon, or cart,

three cents; for every cart or other carriage, drawu by one horse, Rata of toll

mule or ox, vine cents, and for every additional horse mule or ox
attached to such cart or carriage, tirce cents; for every horse and
rider, sis cents; for every horse. led or driven, three cents; for every
stage-waggon, chariot, coach or coachee, phaeton, curricle or other
pleasure carriage, drawn by two horoes, twenty-five cents, and for the bande
every additional horse attached to such carriage, three cents; for
every chaise, chair, sulkey or other pleasure can iage, drawn by one
horse, fifteen cents, and in like proportion for every additional horse;
for every sled or sleigh, drawn by two horse , oxen or mules, six
cents, and for every additional borse, ox or mule, two cents; for ev-
ery sleigh or sled, drawn by one horse, ox or mule, four cents ; for
every score of caitle, horses or mulis, twenty-five cents; and for ev-
ery score of hugs or sheep twelve cents, and so in proportion for a

greater or 'less number.
Act relative IV. And be it further enacted, That the said company hereby
to turnpike incorporated sha'l have all the rights and privileges, powers and im-
companies
to apply.

munities, which are given and granted in and by the aforesaid aci,
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ap act relative to turnpike companies," and shall be sub-
ject to all the conditions, provisions, restrictions and regulations con-

tained in said act. Amend V. And be it further enacted, That so much of the act, entitled

an act to estatlish a turnpike road from the village of Waterford, Whitehall through the towu of 11 hiteliall, to Westhaven, passed March eighth, haven turn- one thousand eight ! undred and six, as requires the bedding of the piks. breadth of twenty-eiglit feet, with stone or gravel, of a depth suffi

cient to secure a firm and solid foundation, and to be faced with gra-
vel, pounded stone, state or other bard substacce, be amended so as

ment to

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