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suance of the provisions of the one hundred and fifteenth chapter of the Revised Statutes.

SECTION 3. Said dyke shall be provided with a sufficient · opening or gateway, to permit the waters accumulating above, to pass off when necessary or expedient. And said corporation shall have authority to raise the water above said dyke, for the purpose of creating a water-power, and shall be the exclusive proprietors of said water-power, with the sole right of directing, using, selling, or otherwise disposing of the same, as may be deemed expedient: provided,

that no interference with private rights is occasioned thereby. Herring, fishery; SECTION 4. Said corporation shall have the exclusive right to regulate. ownership of any herring, or other fishery, created in con

sequence of the location of said dyke, together with the right of regulating such fisheries, and taking the fish therein,

to their own exclusive use. Said corporation shall also have Oysters--plant the exclusive right of planting, growing, and digging oysters,

in the waters above said dyke, with the powers and privileges, and subject to the restrictions mentioned in the act of eighteen hundred and forty-eight, chapter one hundred and fifty

two, entitled “ An Act concerning the planting of oysters." Capital stock.

SECTION 5. Said corporation are hereby authorized to raise the sum of eighty thousand dollars, by the creation of one thousand shares of eighty dollars each, for the purpose of erecting and completing said dyke, and for the purchase

of real estate necessary for the same ; and said corporation Real and person- may hold real and personal estate, necessary and convenient

for the purposes aforesaid, not exceeding in amount one hundred thousand dollars.

March 14, 1850.

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[1825, 68.] Chap. 74. An Act to authorize the Boston Marine Railway Company to extend

their Wharf. Be it enacted, &c., as follows : In Boston.

The Boston Marine Railway Company, proprietors of a wharf situate on Commercial Street, in the city of Boston, are hereby authorized to extend and maintain the said wharf into the harbor channel, as far as the line established by the 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

thirty-seven, with the same rights and privileges in the said Proviso. wharf so extended as they now have and enjoy : provided,

that so much of said wharf as shall be erected under this act, shall be built on piles, and that this act shall in no wise affect the legal rights of any persons or corporations whatever.

March 14, 1850.

An Act to establish a Fire Department in the Town of Concord. Chap. 75. Be it enacted, &c., as follows :

A fire department in hereby established in the town of Powers and duConcord, subject to all the duties and liabilities, and with all the powers and privileges, set forth and contained in the act entitled, “ An Act to regulate fire departments,” passed on the ninth day of April, A. D. eighteen hundred and thirty-nine.

March 14, 1850.

ties.

An Act to incorporate the Boston Manufacturers' Mutual Fire Insurance Chap. 76.

Company. Be it enacted, 8c., as follows :

John Clark, William Dwight, Pliny Cutler, their asso- Corporators. ciates and successors, are hereby made a corporation, by the name of the Boston Manufacturers' Mutual Fire Insurance Company, in the city of Boston, for the term of twenty- In Boston. eight years, for the purpose of insuring manufactories and 28 years. other buildings and their contents, against loss or damage by fire, with all the powers and privileges, and subject to Powers and duall the duties, liabilities and restrictions, set forth in the ties. thirty-seventh and forty-fourth chapters of the Revised Statutes, and all statutes subsequently passed, relating to mutual fire insurance companies.

March 15, 1850.

[1827, 47 ; 1832, 89; 1846, 13.] An Act to increase the Capital Stock of the Lowell Manufacturing Chan myy

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

The Lowell Manufacturing Company are hereby autho- $500,000 addirized to increase their capital stock, by adding thereto five stock. hundred thousand dollars, and to invest such portion thereof in real estate as may be necessary and convenient for the Real estate. purpose for which they have been incorporated.

March 16, 1850.

tional capital

An Act to incorporate the Doctrinal Tract and Book Society. Chap. 78. Be it enacted, &c., as follows :

SECTION 1. Leonard Woods, Jacob Ide, Sewall Harding, Corporators. and their associates and successors, are hereby made a corporation by the name of the Doctrinal Tract and Book Name changed, Society, for the purpose of producing, publishing, selling, 1854, and circulating moral and religious tracts and books, with all the powers and privileges, and subject to all the duties, Powers and liabilities and restrictions, set forth in the forty-fourth duties, chapter of the Revised Statutes.

SECTION 2. The said corporation may take and hold, for Real and perscnthe aforesaid purposes, real and personal estate, to an amount " not exceeding fifty thousand dollars. March 16, 1850.

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al estate.

Chan 80 An Act to authorize Joshua Nickerson and Lewis Nickerson to build a

Wharf. Be it enacted, 8c., as follows : In Provincetown. Joshua Nickerson and Lewis Nickerson are hereby autho

rized to build a wharf from their land adjoining the harbor of Provincetown, and to extend said wharf to six feet of water at low tide ; and shall have the right to lay vessels at

the ends and sides of said wharf, and to receive wharfage Proviso. and dockage therefor: provided, that this grant shall in no

wise impair the legal rights of any person. March 18, 1850.

Chap. 81.

An Act authorizing the Construction of a Bridge across Oyster Pond

River, in the Town of Chatham.
Be it enacted, &c., as follows:

The county commissioners of the county of Barnstable are hereby authorized and empowered to locate and construct, or cause to be located and constructed, a bridge over a certain tide water, called Oyster Pond River, in the town of Chatham, at such place, and of such construction, as said commissioners may adjudge to be in accordance with the wants and necessities of the citizens of Chatham and others.

March 18, 1850.

In Provincetown.

Chap 82.

An Act to authorize Isaac Small, 2d, to build a Wharf.

Be it enacted, &c., as follows : In Provincetown. Isaac Small, 2d, is hereby authorized to build a wharf

from his land adjoining the harbor of Provincetown, and to extend said wharf to six feet of water at low tide, and shall have the right to lay vessels at the ends and sides of

said wharf, and to receive wharfage and dockage therefor: Proviso. .

provided, that this grant shall in no wise impair the legal rights of any person.

March 18, 1850. An Act to authorize Nathaniel Chase, 2d, and his associates, to build Chap. 84.

a Wharf. Be it enacted, &c., as follows:

Nathaniel Chase, 2d, and his associates, are hereby authorized to build and maintain a wharf from their land adjoining the harbor of Harwich, at a place usually called Nons, and to extend the same three hundred feet from the shore, and shall have the right to lay vessels at the end and sides of said wharf, and to receive wharfage and dockage therefor: provided, that this grant shall in no wise impair the legal rights of any person.

March 18, 1850. Chap. 85.

An Act to authorize Ira Darrow to build a Wharf.

Be it enacted, &'c., as follows : In Edgartown. Ira Darrow is hereby authorized to build and maintain a

wharf from his land adjoining the harbor of Edgartown, and

In Harwich.

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to extend the same into the channel of said harbor, to a
point where there may be a depth of water equal to that at
the other wharves now erected in said harbor, and to lay
Fessels at said wharf, and receive wharfage and dockage
therefor: provided, that this grant shall in no wise impair Proviso.
the legal rights of any person.

March 18, 1850.
AN Act to authorize Waterman Crocker to build a Wharf. Cha

Chap. 86. Be it enacted, &c., as follows :

Waterman Crocker is hereby authorized to build a wharf In Provincetown. from his land adjoining the harbor at Provincetown, and to extend the same to six feet of water at low tide, and shall have the right to lay vessels at the end and sides of said wharf, and to receive dockage and wharfage therefor: pro- Proviso. vided, that this grant shall in no wise impair the legal rights of any person.

March 18, 1850. [1847, 268 ; 1848, 258 ; 1849, 114.] An Act to extend the time for paying in the Capital Stock of the Chan Bry

Traders' Fire and Marine Insurance Company. Be it enacted, &c., as follows :

The time within which the capital stock of the Traders Time extended to Fire and Marine Insurance Company, in Boston, is, by law, A

April 26, 1851. required to be paid in, is hereby extended to the twentysixth day of April, in the year one thousand eight hundred and fifty-one.

March 18, 1850.

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Ax Act to incorporate the Trustees of Donations for Education in Chan. 89.

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

SECTION 1. Simon Greenleaf, George N. Briggs, Joel Corporators. Giles, their associates and successors, are hereby made a corporation, by the name of the Trustees of Donations for Education in Liberia, with all the powers and privileges, and Powers and subject to all the duties, restrictions, and liabilities, set forth 4u in the forty-fourth chapter of the Revised Statutes.

SECTION 2. Said corporation may hold real and personal Real and personestate, to the value of one hundred thousand dollars, the “. income whereof shall be applied to the promotion of colle- Object. giate education in Liberia, by the establishment and support of one or more seminaries of learning, and also, if necessary, to the training of proper instructors for the same, at the discretion of the trustees.

March 19, 1850.

al estate.

An Act to incorporate the Cochituate Lead Company.

Chap 92. Be it enacted, góc., as follows :

SECTION 1. David Loring, William W. Wheildon, and Corporatops. Joseph Holbrook, their associates and successors, are hereby made a corporation, by the name of the Cochituate Lead

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Company, for the purpose of manufacturing lead, copper, In Charlestown. and iron pipes, sheet lead, and shot, in the city of Charles

town, with all the powers and privileges, and subject to all the duties, restrictions, and liabilities, set forth in the thirtyeighth and forty-fourth chapters of the Revised Statutes.

SECTION 2. Said corporation, for the purposes aforesaid,

may take and hold real estate, not exceeding in value one Capital stock. hundred and fifty thousand dollars, and their whole capital stock shall not exceed two hundred thousand dollars.

March 19, 1850.

Real estate.

August 1, 1850.

In Boston.

[1849, 185.] Chap. 93. An Act to extend the time for paying in the Capital Stock of the Wor

cester County Bank. Be it enacted, &c., as follows : Time extended to SECTION 1. The time for paying in the capital stock of

the Worcester County Bank, is hereby extended to the first day of August next.

SECTION 2. This act shall take effect from and after its passage.

March 19, 1850. Chap. 94. An Act to incorporate the Revere Mutual Fire and Marine Insurance

Company. Be it enacted, &c., as follows: Corporators. SECTION 1. Levi A. Dowley, Otis Rich, Peter Dunbar, Name changed, their associates and successors, are hereby made a corpora1851, 2.

tion, by the name of the Revere Mutual Fire and Marine

Insurance Company, in the city of Boston, for the term of 20 years.

twenty years, for the purpose of making maritime loans and insurance against maritime losses, and insurance against losses by fire, on the principle of a mutual insurance company; and for this purpose shall have all the powers and privileges, and be subject to all the duties, restrictions, and liabilities, set forth in the thirty-seventh and forty-fourth chapters of the Revised Statutes, and all statutes subsequently passed relating to mutual insurance companies, so far as the same are applicable to the corporation hereby

created. No marine pol- SECTION 2. No marine policy shall be issued until appli$100,000 applied cation shall have been made for marine insurance, for the for to be insured. sum of one hundred thousand dollars; and no division of No division of any funds, received by, or remaining in, the hands of said tion of charter. company, shall be made among the stockholders thereof,

until the expiration of their charter; but such funds shall be invested in the manner now authorized by law.

March 19, 1850. [1851, 2.]

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