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An Act concerning certain Manufacturing Corporations in the City of Chan 65.

Lowell. Be it enacted, &c., as follows :

The Merrimack Manufacturing Company, Hamilton Man- May contract ufacturing Company, Suffolk Manufacturing Company, Law- for mutual inrence Manufacturing Company, Lowell Manufacturing Com- firea pang, Appleton Company, Tremont Mills, Boott Cotton Mills, Middlesex Company, Massachusetts Cotton Mills, and the Lowell Machine Shop, are, and each of them is, hereby authorized and empowered to enter into contract with each other, respecting mutual insurance against loss or damage by fire, of the property of each, situated in the city of Lowell, as they shall deem just and expedient. March 9, 1850.

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An Act to incorporate the Worcester County Mechanics' Association. Chap. 66. Be it enacted, &c., as follows :

SECTION 1. Rufus D. Dunbar, William T. Merrifield, Corporators. William A. Wheeler, their associates and successors, are hereby made a corporation by the name of the Worcester County Mechanics' Association, for the purpose of promoting moral and intellectual improvement and perfecting the For moral and mechanic arts, and for charitable purposes, with all the in powers and privileges, and subject to all the duties, and Powers and liabilities, and restrictions, contained in the forty-fourth duties chapter of the Revised Statutes.

SECTION 2. The said corporation may hold real estate to Real and person. the amount of seventy-five thousand dollars, and personal estate to the amount of twenty-five thousand dollars, to be deroted to the purposes aforesaid.

March 9, 1850.

(1856, 190.7 An Act to incorporate the Massachusetts Fire and Marine Insurance Chap. 67.

Company. Be it enacted, &-c., as follows :

SECTION 1. A. H. Wildes, William F. Wade, Jr., and Corporators. Alfred M. Farley, their associates and successors, are hereby made a corporation, for the term of twenty years from the passage of this act, by the name of the Massachusetts Fire and Marine Insurance Company, to be established in the town of Ipswich, for the purpose of making insurance In Ipswich. against Josses by fire, and against maritime losses, with all Amended. the powers and privileges, and subject to all the duties, Powers and durestrictions, and liabilities, set fortli in the thirty-seventh ties. and forty-fourth chapters of the Revised Statutes, and all other general laws which have been or shall hereafter be passed relative to insurance companies.

SECTION 2. Said company may hold real estate for its Real estate. use, not exceeding five thousand dollars, and its capital stock Capital stock.

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shall be fifty thousand dollars, with permission to increase the same to one hundred thousand dollars, which capital stock shall be divided into shares of fifty dollars each.

March 11, 1850.

[1851, 191.) Chap. 69. An Act to incorporate the Boston Bath and Wash-House Company.

Be it enacted, &c., as follows: Corporators. SECTION 1. Amos Lawrence, John P. Bigelow, Thomas

H. Perkins, their associates and successors, are hereby made Public baths in a corporation, by the name of the Boston Bath and Wash

House Company, for the purpose of establishing public baths and wash-houses in the city of Boston ; with all the powers and privileges, and subject to all the duties, restrictions, and liabilities, set forth in the forty-fourth chapter of the Revised Statutes.

SECTION 2. The said corporation may hold real estate, not exceeding thirty thousand dollars in value, and personal estate not exceeding twenty-five thousand dollars in value, to be devoted exclusively to the purposes of the corporation.

March 11, 1850. Chap. 70. An Act to authorize Jesse Tirrell, Junior, to extend his Wharf.

Be it enacted, &c., as follows :

Jesse Tirrell, Junior, proprietor of a wharf situate on Sea Street, lying between and adjoining the wharf of Thomas Howe, and the wharf of Prentiss Hobbs, is hereby authorized to extend and maintain his wharf into the harbor channel, as far as the line established by an act entitled “ An Act to preserve the harbor of Boston, and to prevent encroachments therein," passed on the nineteenth day of April, in the year one thousand eight hundred and thirtyseven ; and shall have the right to lay vessels at the end and

sides of said wharf, and to receive wharfage and dockage Proviso.

therefor: provided, however, that this grant shall not be construed to extend to any flats of this Commonwealth, lying in front of the flats of any other person, or which

would be comprehended by the true lines of said flats Proviso. extended to the said commissioners' line: and provided,

also, that so much of said wharf as may be constructed below low-water mark, shall be built on piles, which piles shall not be nearer to each other than six feet in the direction of the stream, and eight feet in a transverse direction, and that this act shall in no wise impair the legal rights of any person.

March 11, 1850. Chap 71.

An Act to incorporate the Town of Holyoke. Be it enacted, &c., as follows : Boundaries. SECTION 1. All that part of the town of West Springfield

which lies northerly of the line commencing at the mouth

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of Riley Brook, so called, and running west to the town of Westfield, and bounded westerly by said town of Westfield and the town of Southampton, northerly by the towns of Easthampton and Northampton, and easterly by the towns of South Hadley and Chicopee, is hereby incorporated into a separate town, by the name of Holyoke. And the said town of Holyoke is hereby vested with all the powers, priv- Powers and ileges, rights, and immunities, and shall be subject to all the duties and requisitions, to which other towns are entitled and subjected by the constitution and laws of this Commonwealth.

SECTION 2. The inhabitants of said town of Holyoke Taxes. shall be holden to pay to the collector of the town of West Springfield, all arrearages of taxes legally assessed on them in the said town of West Springfield, before the passage of this act, and shall also be held to pay their proportion of state and county taxes that may be assessed upon them previously to the taking of the next valuation, said proportion to be ascertained and determined by the town valuation of the town of West Springfield, next preceding the passage of this act, and the said town of Holyoke shall be holden to pay their just and equitable proportion of the debts due from the town of West Springfield, and shall be entitled to receive their just and equitable proportion of all corporate property and other assets now owned and held by said town of West Springfield.

SECTION 3. The town of Holyoke shall be liable for the Paupers support of all persons who now do, or shall hereafter stand in need of relief as paupers, whose settlement was gained by, or derived from a residence or settlement within its limits as described by this act.

SECTION 4. The said towns of West Springfield and Roads and Holyoke shall be holden to pay the expenses of construction of all roads and bridges within their respective limits, which have been located but not made.

SECTION 5. In case said towns should not agree in respect Proceedings in to a division of property, funds, debts, or town paupers, or me state or county taxes, the court of common pleas for the sion of property, county of Hampden, shall, upon the petition of either town, appoint three competent and disinterested persons to hear the parties and award thereon; and their award, or that of any two of them, accepted by said court, shall be final.

SECTION 6. Any justice of the peace within and for the First meeting, county of Hampden, is hereby authorized to issue his war- h rant, directed to any principal inhabitant of said town of Holyoke, requiring him to notify and warn the inhabitants thereof, qualified to vote in town affairs, to meet at the time and place therein appointed, for the purpose of choosing all

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SECTION 7. This act shall take effect from and after its passage.

March 14, 1850. Chap. 72.

An Act to incorporate the Town of Clinton.
Be it enacted, &-c., as follows :

SECTION 1. All that part of Lancaster, in the county of Worcester, which lies southerly of the following described line, viz. :—Beginning at a monument on the east line of the town, two hundred and eighty-nine and fifty-six hundredths rods northerly of a town bound, which is a corner of Bolton, Berlin, and Lancaster, and running thence, north, sixty-five degrees, thirty minutes west, five hundred eighteen and eleven hundredths rods, to a bound near the railroad bridge at Goodrich Hill; and thence south, forty-eight degrees, thirty minutes west, seven hundred and eighty-three rods, to a town bound on the westerly line of said town near the Elder farm, is hereby incorporated into a separate town,

by the name of Clinton. And the said town of Clinton is Powers and du- hereby invested with all the powers, privileges, rights, and

immunities, and subject to all the duties and requisitions, to which other towns are entitled and subjected by the constitution and laws of this Commonwealth.

SECTION 2. The inhabitants of the town of Clinton shall be holden to pay all state, county, and town taxes, legally assessed on them before the passage of this act, and also shall be holden to pay their proportion of state and county taxes that may be assessed on them previously to the taking of the next state valuation, said proportion to be ascertained and determined by the town valuation of the town of Lancaster, next preceding the passage of this act, to the treasurer or collector of the town of Lancaster; and all moneys now in the treasury of said town, or that may hereafter be received from taxes now assessed or directed to be assessed, shall be applied to the purposes for which they were raised and assessed, the same as if this act had not passed.

SECTION 3. Said towns of Lancaster and Clinton shall be respectively liable for the support of all persons who now do, or shall hereafter stand in need of relief as paupers, whose settlement was gained by, or derived from, a settle

ment gained or derived within their respective limits. Corporate prop- SECTION 4. All the corporate property now owned by the

town of Lancaster, shall remain the property of said town, and the town of Clinton shall pay to the treasurer of said town of Lancaster, the sum of ten thousand dollars, by ten equal annual payments with semi-annual interest, the first payment to be made one year after the passage of this act;

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which sum shall fully discharge the said town of Clinton of and from all debts and charges now due and owing, from said town of Lancaster, or which may hereafter be found due and owing, by reason of any contracts, engagements, judgments of court, or any matter or thing whatsoever, now or hereafter entered into or existing.

SECTION 5. Any justice of the peace, within and for the First meeting, county of Worcester, may issue his warrant directed to any principal inhabitant of the town of Clinton, requiring him to notify and warn the inhabitants thereof, qualified to vote in town affairs, to meet at the time and place therein appointed, for the purpose of choosing all such town officers as towns are by law authorized and required to choose at their annual meetings; and said warrants shall be served by publishing a copy thereof in some newspaper printed in said Clinton, and by posting up copies thereof, all attested by the person to whom the same is directed, in two public places in said town, seven days at least before such times of meeting; such justice, or, in his absence, such principal inhabitant shall preside until the choice of moderator in said meeting. The seletmen of Lancaster shall, before said meeting, prepare a list of voters in said town of Clinton, qualified to vote at said meeting, and shall deliver the same to the person presiding at such meeting, before the choice of a moderator thereof.

SECTION 6. This act shall take effect from and after its passage.

March 14, 1850. Ax Act to incorporate the Great Marsh Dyking, Water-Power and Chap. 73.

Fishing Company. Be it enacted, &c., as follows :

SECTION 1. John B. Crocker, Charles Marston, Nathaniel Corporators. Hinckley, their associates and successors, are hereby made a corporation, by the name of the Great Marsh Dyking, Water-Power and Fishing Company, with all the powers Powers and and privileges, and subject to all the duties, restrictions, and liabilities, set forth in the forty-fourth chapter of the Revised Statutes.

SECTION 2. Said corporation is hereby authorized to To construct a locate and construct a dyke in the northerly part of the town on the of Barnstable, from a place called the Calves' Pasture, to Sandy Neck, so called, so as to prevent the flow of the salt waters above the line of said dyke, for the purpose of draining the marshes there situate, and converting the same into fresh meadow or tillage land. And for the accomplishment of the purposes mentioned in this section, said corporation is hereby authorized to exercise all the powers and privileges Powers and privwhich are conferred upon commissioners, appointed in pur- il

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