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president and directors of said bank may determine: provided, that the whole amount shall be paid in on or before the last day of April, in the year one thousand eight hundred and

fifty-two. Linkle tos tas, &c. SECTION 2. The additional stock aforesaid, when paid

into the said bank, shall be subject to the like tax, regulations, restrictions, and provisions, to which the present capital

stock of the said corporation is now subject. Certificate to see SECTION 3. Before said corporation shall proceed to do Commonwealth business on said additional capital, a certificate, signed by

the president and directors, and attested by the cashier, under oath, that the same has been actually paid into the said bank, shall be returned into the office of the secretary of the Commonwealth.

SECTION 4. This act shall take effect from and after its passage.

May 21, 1851. (1854, 143.)

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[1849, 175.) Chap. 20

AN ACT to increase the Capital Stock of the Rollstone Bank.

Be it enacted, gre., as follows: 8100.000 addi- SECTION 1. The president, directors, and company, of the

Rollstone Bank, in Fitchburg, are hereby authorized to increase their present capital stock by an addition thereto of one hundred thousand dollars, in shares of one hundred dollars each, which shall be paid in such instalments as the president and directors of said bank may determine: provided, that the whole amount shall be paid in before the first Monday in April, in the year one thousand eight hundred and fifty-two.

SECTION 2. The additional stock aforesaid, when paid into the said bank, shall be subject to the like tax, regulations, restrictions, and provisions, to which the present capital

stock is subject. Certificate to sec. SECTION 3. Before the said corporation shall proceed to Commonwealth. do business upon such additional capital, a certificate, signed

by the president and directors, and attested by the cashier, under oath, that the same has been actually paid into the said bank, shall be returned into the office of the secretary of the Commonwealth.

SECTION 4. This act shall take effect from and after its passage.

May 21, 1851. (1854, 168.7

[1832, 94; 1833, 92; 1837, 137 ; 1849, 217.] Chap. 202 AN ACT to increase the Capital Stock of the Granite Bank.

Be it enacted, &c., as follows :

SECTION 1. The president, directors, and company, of the tional capital

Granite Bank, in Boston, are hereby authorized to increase

retary of the

8250.000 addi

stock

their present capital stock by an addition thereto of two
hundred and fifty thousand dollars, in shares of one hun-
dred dollars each, which shall be paid in such instalments
as the president and directors may determine : provided, Proviso.
that the whole amount shall be paid in before the first day
of May, in the year one thousand eight hundred and fifty-
two.

SECTION 2. The additional stock aforesaid, when paid Liable to tax,&c. into said bank, shall be subject to the like tax, regulations, restrictions, and provisions, to which the present capital stock of said corporation is now subject.

SECTION 3. Before said corporation shall proceed to do Certificate to secbusiness on said additional capital, a certificate, signed by Commonwealth. the president and directors, and attested by the cashier, under oath, that the same has actually been paid into said bank, shall be returned into the office of the secretary of the Commonwealth.

SECTION 4. This act shall take effect from and after its passage.

May 21, 1851. [1853, 223.]

retary of the

al capital stock.

[1812, 36; 1830, 58; 1850, 210.] An Act to increase the Capital Stock of the Worcester Bank. Chap. 203 Be it enacted, &c., as follows :

SECTION 1. The president, directors, and company, of the $50.000 additionWorcester Bank, in Worcester, are hereby authorized to increase their present capital stock by an addition thereto of fifty thousand dollars, in shares of one hundred dollars each, which shall be paid in such instalments as the president and directors of said bank may determine : provided, Proviso. that the whole amount shall be paid in on or before the last day of April, in the year one thousand eight hundred and fifty-two.

SECTION 2. The additional stock aforesaid, when paid Liable to tax, &o. into the said bank, shall be subject to the like tax, regulations, restrictions, and provisions, to which the present capital stock of said corporation is now subject.

SECTION 3. Before said corporation shall proceed to do Certificate to secbusiness on said additional capital, a certificate, signed by Commonwealth. the president and directors, and attested by the cashier, under oath, that the same has been actually paid into said bank, shall be returned into the office of the secretary of the Commonwealth.

SECTION 4. This act shall take effect from and after its passage.

May 21, 1851. [1853, 230.]

retary of the

(1835, 15.1 Chap. 205 An Act to change the Name of the Proprietors of the West Bradford

Meeting-house. Be it enacted, &c., as follows : Name changel. SECTION 1. The proprietors of the West Bradford Meet

ing-house, incorporated March fourth, in the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty-five, shall hereafter be known, and called by the name of the Proprietors of the Bradford Meeting-house.

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

May 21, 1851.

Chap 207

An Act to incorporate the Scituate Savings Bank.

Be it enacted, &c., as follows : Corporatore Caleb W. Prouty, Seth Webb, John Bouve, their asso

ciates and successors, are hereby made a corporation, by the name of the Scituate Savings Bank, to be located in the town of Scituate, with all the powers and privileges, and subject to all the duties, liabilities, and restrictions, set forth in the thirty-sixth chapter of the Revised Statutes, and in all other laws of this Commonwealth, relating to institutions for savings.

May 21, 1851.

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Chap. 209 An Act to authorize John Gibson and others to build a Wharf in Lynn.

Be it enacted, gc., as follows : Wharf at Nahant SECTION 1. John Gibson, Nathaniel Ingalls, Jr., Isaac

Brown, and their associates, are hereby authorized to build a wharf on the westerly side of Nahant Beach, and near

the middle thereof, in Lynn, from the road over the said May receive dock: beach, westerly to the channel in the harbor, and they shall

have the right to lay vessels thereat, and to receive wharfage

and dockage therefor. . Exclusive use of SECTION 2. The proprietors of the said wharf shall be

allowed the exclusive use of the water one hundred and fifty feet wide on each side of the wharf to the channel, for the use, occupation, and accommodation, of such wharf: provided, that this grant shall in no wise interfere with the legal rights of any person.

SECTION 3. This act shall not go into operation unless the same shall be approved by the city council of Lynn, within six months from its passage.

May 21, 1851. Chap. 210 An Act to incorporate the Stockbridge Water Company.

Be it enacted, &c., as follows : Corporators. SECTION 1. Charles M. Owen, Daniel R. Williams, and

Jonathan E. Field, their associates and successors, are hereby made a corporation, by the name of the Stockbridge Water Company, for the purpose of supplying the inhabi

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tants of Stockbridge with good water, with all the powers Powers and and privileges, and subject to all the duties, restrictions, and“ liabilities, set forth in the thirty-eighth and forty-fourth chapters of the Revised Statutes.

SECTION 2. The said corporation may hold real and per- Real and personsonal estate, necessary and convenient for the purpose aforesaid, not exceeding in amount thirty thousand dollars.

SECTION 3. The said corporation may take, hold, and may convey convey to, into, and through the Plain Street of Stockbridge, bridge. and the streets leading into and parallel to said Plain Street, the waters of the spring on land of Major Calvin Dewey, near Rattlesnake Mountain, in said Stockbridge ; also the waters of the springs on the lands occupied by David C. Hull; and may take and hold real estate necessary for lay- Real estato. ing and maintaining aqueducts, reservoirs, fountains, bathing houses, and washing houses, and may take land around the margin of the said springs, not exceeding twenty rods, measuring from the centre of such springs. The said corporation shall file descripshall, within sixty days from the time of taking any lands ti or springs, file in the office of the registry of deeds, in the middle district of the county of Berkshire, a description of the lands and springs so taken, as certain as is required in a common conveyance of land, and a statement of the purpose for which it is taken, signed by the president of the corporation : provided, that no springs or lands about the Proviso. same, nor any lands for fountains, reservoirs, bathing houses nor washing houses, shall be taken by virtue of the authority herein given, unless the consent of the owners thereof shall be first obtained in writing.

SECTION 4. The said corporation may make aqueducts may make aquefrom the aforesaid sources, through the village of Stock- consent of selectbridge, and may maintain the same by suitable works; may make reservoirs and hydrants, may distribute the waters throughout the said village, by laying down pipes, and may establish the rents therefor; and the said corporation, for the purposes aforesaid, may enter upon and dig up any road, under the direction and by the consent of the selectmen of Stockbridge for the time being, in such manner as to cause the least hindrance to travel thereon.

SECTION 5. All damages sustained by taking land, water, Damages, how or water-rights, or by making aqueducts, reservoirs, or other works, shall be ascertained, determined, and recovered, in the manner now provided in cases where land is taken for highways. And no diversion of any nature, or construction of any work by said corporation, shall be commenced until all damages shall have been ascertained or agreed upon, and paid to the persons damaged thereby.

ducts, &c., with

men of Stockbridge.

recovered.

Penalty.

SECTION 6. Any person who shall maliciously divert the waters, or any part thereof, of the sources which shall be taken by the said corporation, pursuant to the provisions of this act, or who shall corrupt the said waters, or render the same impure, or who shall destroy or injure any draw, reservoir, aqueduct, pipes, hydrant, or other property, held, owned, or used, by the said corporation for the purposes of this act, shall pay three times the amount of damage to the Stockbridge Water Company, to be recovered by any proper action. And any such person, on conviction of either of the malicious acts aforesaid, may be punished by a fine not exceeding one hundred dollars, and by imprisonment not exceeding six months.

May 21, 1851.

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town Railroad.

Chap. 212 An Act to incorporate the West Newbury Railroad Company.

Be it enacted, &c., as follows :

SECTION 1. John C. Carr, Moses Newell, and Patten Sargent, their associates and successors, are hereby made a corporation, by the name of the West Newbury Railroad Company, 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, and in that part of the thirty-ninth chapter of the said statutes relating to railroad corporations, and in all statutes subsequently

passed relating to railroad corporations. May use the Dan- SECTION 2. The said corporation may construct and town Railroad. maintain a railroad, commencing at or near the passenger

depot of the Newburyport Railroad, in the town of Georgetown, with a right to cross the said railroad ; thence running through Groveland to some convenient point on the road leading from the main road to the Rocks Bridge, in the town of West Newbury, with authority to enter upon and use the Danvers and Georgetown Railroad, or any portions

thereof, according to law. May contract SECTION 3. The said corporation are authorized to conwith same road. tract with the Danvers and Georgetown Railroad Company,

for the running of their railroad. Capital stock. SECTION 4. The capital stock of the said corporation

shall consist of five hundred shares of one hundred dollars each, and no assessment shall be made thereon of a greater

amount in the whole than one hundred dollars on each No shares to be share; and no share in the capital stock of said corporation

than shall be issued for a less sum or amount, to be actually paid

in on each, than the par value of the shares which shall be first issued; and the said corporation may purchase and hold such real estate, materials, engines, cars, and other things, as may be necessary for depots for the use of the

par value.

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