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CHAP. 259.
AN ACT to authorize a part of the poor fund of the town

of Ulysses to be applied toward the support of roads and
bridges in said town.

Passed May 3, 1834. The People of the State of New-York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows :

S 1. The overseers of the poor of the town of Ulysses, in the county of Tompkins, are authorized to pay to the commissioners of highways of said town, out of the moneys in their hands belonging to the poor fund, the sum of six hundred dollars, for the support of roads and bridges in said town.

S 2. The commissioners of highways are required, on the receipt of the said sum of six hundred dollars froin the overseers of poor in said town, to apply the same towards the payment of debts due from the said town for the building of bridges.

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CHAP. 260. AN ACT to incorporate the Troy annual conference ministers' mutual aid society.

Passed May 3, 1834. The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows :

S 1. There shall be established and located in the city of Troy, a charitable society, by the name of “The Troy Annual Conference Ministers' Mutual Aid Society.”

$ 2. Noah Levings, Tobias Spicer, Henry Stead, Arnold Schofield, Merrit Bates, Samuel D. Ferguson, James B. Houghtaling, Samuel Howe, Peter C. Oakley, Coles Carpenter, Cyrus Prindle and Jacob Hall, and such other persons as are or may become members of said society, are hereby constituted a body corporate, by the name aforesaid.

$ 3. The objects of the said society are charitable, and to afford relief to the members thereof and their families, in cases of sickness or infirmity, and to the widows, children and orphans of such as may die.

S 4. The corporation shall have power to prescribe rules and regulations for the admission of members, and

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their government, the election of its officers and their duties, and for the expelling of any of its members for not observing its rules, regulations or laws.

$ 5. The said corporation may purchase and hold real Real estate. estate, and take and hold such real and personal estate as may be given to such corporation; but the annual income of the real and personal estate which the said corporation may at any time hold, shall not exceed one thousand five hundred dollars. It shall not be lawful for the said society to receive or hold any property, real or personal, by devise or bequest, and the property of the said society is hereby declared to be liable to taxation.

$ 6. The said corporation may. elect its officers, and Election of transact other business necessary to carry the objects of the society into effect, at the times and places of holding the Troy annual conference of the Methodist Episcopal church, when the said conference shall meet at any place within this state, whether at the city of Troy or elsewhere.

$ 7. The corporation shall possess the general powers, General and be subject to the general restrictions and liabilities Powers prescribed in the third title of the eighteenth chapter of the first part of the Revised Statutes.

$ 8. The legislature may at any time modify, alter or Right to rerepeal this act, or any of its provisions.

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peal.

| CHAP. 261. AN ACT to amend an act entitled "An act to incorporate

the Ithaca and Owego rail-road company,passed January 28th, 1828.

Passed May 3, 1834. The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows :

S 1. The Ithaca and Owego rail-road company are si hereby authorized to increase their capital stock to four be increased. hundred and fifty thousand dollars, to be divided into shares of fifty dollars each.

S 2. The president and directors of the company shall subacriptions be commissioners to open books, and to receive subscrip- to slock. tions: and the same proceedings shall be had in relation to the subscribing and distributing of the additional stock as was directed to be had before commissioners on the first subscription for the original capital.

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3. This act shall take effcct immediately after the passage thereof.

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CAAP. 262.

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AN ACT concerning the cancelling and discharging of

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Passed May 3, 1834. The People of the State of New York, represented in

Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows : Judgment S 1. In case the party in whose favor a judgment has

been or shall be rendered in any court of record, reside out of this state, the docket of such judgment may be cancelled and discharged by the clerk thereof, upon filing with him an acknowledgment of satisfaction, signed by such party or by his executors or administrators, and acknowledged before either of the officers before whom conveyances of real estate may now be acknowledged or proved, by persons residing or being out of this state.

$ 2. In all cases of acknowledgment of satisfaction of judgments, by virtue of a letter of attorney, or other instrument containing a power to acknowledge satisfaction, such letter or instrument shall be acknowledged by the party executing the same, or proved by a subscribing witness thereto in the manner prescribed by law, before the clerk of the court in which the judgment has been rendered, or before either of the officers before whom conveyance of real estate may now be acknowledged or proved, and such letters of attorney or other instruments shall be filed with such clerk with the satisfaction piece.

$ 3. Acknowledgment of satisfaction of judgments may ment before be made before the clerk of the court in which the judgwhom mado. ment was rendered. .

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CHAP. 263.
AN ACT to revive the act entitled "An act to incorporate

the Bath and Crooked Lake rail-road company,and to
amend the same.

Passed May 3, 1834. The People of the State of New-York, represented in Senate und Assembly, do enact as follows:

S 1. The act entitled "An act to incorporate the Bath Act rovived. and Crooked Lake Rail-Road Company," passed March 24th, 1831, and all the parts and provisions of said act, are hereby revived, and shall hereafter have the same force and effect as if the said act was first passed at the time of the passage hereof, subject to such alterations and provisions as are in this act prescribed and contained; and if the said corporation shall not within two years from the passage of this act, commence, and within three years thereafter finish, and put in operation the said rail-road, the said corporation shall from thenceforth cease, and this act and the act hereby amended shall be null and void.

$ 2. John R. Gansevoort, William W. M'Kay, John CommissionMagee, Ira Gould, Ziba A. Leland, Henry A. Townsend, ers. William H. Bull, Moses H. Lyon' and Henry Brother, are hereby appointed commissioners, instead of those appointed in the original act before referred to, and that so much of the fifth section of the said act as appoints and names commissioners, is hereby repealed.

$ 3. The company may continue for forty years from Duration of the passage of this act.

$ 4. In case it shall at any time happen that an elec- Election. tion of directors shall not be made on any day when it ought to have been made, the said corporation shall not for that cause be deemed to be dissolved, but such election shall be held within sixty days from the time when such annual election should have been held.

$ 5. The legislature may at any time alter, modify or Right to rorepeal this act.

charter.

peal.

CHAP. 264.
AN ACT to renew the charter of the Auburn and Orasco

canal company.

Passed May 3, 1834. The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows :

S 1. The act of incorporation of the Auburn and Owasco canal company, passed March 30th, 1832, shall be and the same is hereby renewed and confirmed, provided the directors named in the said act of incorporation meet and organize, and open books for the subscription of the stock of said company, according to the provisions of said act, within one year.

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CHAP.265.
AN ACT in relation to the village of Salem, in the coun-

ty of Washington.

Passed May 3, 1834. The People of the State of New-York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows:

$ 1. The boundaries of the village of Salem are hereby altered in manner following: Beginning at a stone in the original boundaries, marked corporation number four, and running thence an easterly course till it strikes a monument, marked corporation number five, four rods south of the southeast corner of the house now occupied by George McWhorter; thence a little west of north till it strikes the centre of White creek, four rods above the bridge; thence northerly till it strikes a point six rods east of the northeast corner of John Crary's barn; thence a straight line to a stone, marked corporation number one, and mentioned in the act to which this is an amendment.

$ 2. The trustees of the village of Salem are hereby authorized to divide the said village into two or more road districts, and the same to alter and abolish as they may judge best; for each of which, the inhabitants of the said village qualified to vote, shall elect, at their annual meeting for choosing officers, an overseer of highways, who shall have the like power and be subject to the like penalties, and be liable to perform the same duties, as are now by law prescribed for overseers of highways of the several towns in this state, except that they shall respec

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