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CHAPTER C XVII.

A further supplement to the act entitled “An act to authorize the establishment, and to prescribe the duties of companies for manufacturing and other purposes,” approved March second, eighteen hundred and forty-nine.

1. BE IT ENACTED by the Senate and General Assembly ofoo: the State of New Jersey, That the provisions of the act to extended. which this is a supplement shall extend to such persons as may associate themselves into a company for the purpose of making, purchasing and selling manufactured articles, and also of acquiring and disposing of rights to make and use the Same.

2. And be it enacted, That all companies that may be es-Kotrictions, tablished under this act shall be subject to all the provisions, liabilities and restrictions of the act to which this is a supplement.

Approved March 15, 1860.

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AN ACT to divide the township of Chester, in the county of Burlington, into two townships.

Preamble. WHEREAs, the inhabitants of the township of Chester, in the county of Burlington, have become so numerous that it is impracticable for them to meet and transact the township business at their annual and other town meetings, with convenience and good order, in one assembly; for remedy whereof— poundaries of 1. BE IT ENACTED by the Senate and General Assembly of * the State of New Jersey, That the township of Chester, in the county of Burlington, shall be and the same is hereby divided into two townships in the following manner, that is to say: all that part of said township south of a line running from the bridge that crosses the south branch of the Pennshawken creek, known as Rudderow's bridge, in a straight line to the creek road, (so called,) where Hackney's run crosses the same; thence down the said run, the several courses thereof, to the Rancocas river, shall constitute and be known as the township of Chester; all that part lying north of the said lines shall constitute and be known as the township of Cinnaminson. o 2. And be it enacted, That the inhabitants of the township incorporated of Chester are a body politic and corporate in law, and shall be styled and known by the name of “the inhabitants of the township of Chester, in the county of Burlington,” and shall be entitled to all rights, powers, authority, privileges and advantages, and subject to the same regulations, government and liabilities, as the inhabitants of the other townships in the said county of Burlington are or may be entitled or subjected to by existing laws of this state. 3. And be it enacted, That the inhabitants of the township of Cinnaminson are constituted a body politic and corporate Inhabitants of in law, and shall be styled and known by the name of “theo: inhabitants of the township of Cinnaminson, in the county of Burlington,” and shall be entitled to all rights, powers, authority, privileges and advantages, and subject to the same regulations, government and liabilities as the inhabitants of the other townships in said county of Burlington are or may be entitled or subjected to by existing laws of this state.

4. And be it enacted, That the inhabitants of the township Footer of Chester shall hold their next annual town meeting at the town house in the said township, on the second Tuesday of March next. 5. And be it enacted, That the inhabitants of the township Fos of Cinnaminson shall hold their first town meeting at the son. West Chester school house, in said township, on the second Tuesday of March next. 6. And be it enacted, That the town committees of the #oal. townships of Chester and Cinnaminson shall meet on the vide proporo. Monday next after the annual town meetings in the said townships of Chester and Cinnaminson, at the town house in the township of Chester aforesaid, at ten o'clock in the forenoon, and then and there proceed by writing, signed by a majority of those present, to allot and divide between the said townships all properties and moneys on hand or due, in proportion to the taxable property and ratables, as taxed by the assessor within their respective limits at the last assessment; and the inhabitants of the township of Chester, and the inhabitants of the township of Cinnaminson, shall be liable and required to pay their just proportion of the debts, respectively, if any there be, and shall receive their just proportion of all property, if any there be; and if any of the persons comprising either of the township committees should neglect or refuse to meet as aforesaid, those assembled may proceed to make the division, and the division of a majority of those present shall be final and conclusive. 7. And be it enacted, That nothing in this act shalliousrevbe so construed to impair, or in any wise affect the rights

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of the said township of Cinnaminson in and to its just and legal portion of the surplus revenue of the general government, and the interest due or becoming due thereon. floomwy al- 8. And be it enacted, That the township of Cinnaminson

shall form part of the fourth assembly district of the county of Burlington, as heretofore, when included within the township of Chester.

9. And be it enacted, That this act shall take effect immediately.

Approved March 15, 1860.

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AN ACT giving the assent of the State of New Jersey to the act of the Legislature of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania entitled “An act to incorporate the Brownsburg Delaware Bridge Company,” approved the eighth day of February, one thousand eight hundred and sixty.

Assent of the 1. BE IT ENACTED by the Senate and General Assembly of Foot the State of New Jersey, That the assent of this state be, and the same is hereby given to the provision mentioned and contained in an act of the legislature of the state of Pennsylvania, approved the eighth day of February, Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and sixty, entitled “An act to incorporate the Brownsburg Delaware Bridge Company,” and

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the said act of the legislature of the state of Pennsylvania, is hereby adopted, ratified and confirmed by this state; and the said act of the state of Pennsylvania shall be annexed to this act and published in the same manner as the laws usually are; and the governor shall likewise cause an exemplified copy thereof to be deposited in the office of the secretary of state of this state, and transmit an attested copy of this act to the governor of the state of Pennsylvania.

2. And be it enacted, That the commissioners on the part sommon. of New Jersey, provided for in the second section of this act, shall be Stephen B. Moore, John Smith, John G. Muirheid and Tunis Q. Phillips.

3. And be it enacted, That this act shall take effect immediately.

Approved March 15, 1860.

COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA,
AN ACT to incorporate the Brownsburg Delaware Bridge Company.

WHEREAs, it is represented to the legislature, by the petition Pream” of a number of the inhabitants of the county of Bucks, that the erection of a bridge over the Delaware river, at Brownsburg, would be a great convenience and accommodation to the public—therefore, Section 1. BE IT ENACTED by the Senate and House of amount of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, in ** General Assembly met, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the same, That the capital stock of the Brownsburg Delaware Bridge Company shall amount to twenty thousand dollars, with the privilege of increasing the same to twentyfive thousand dollars, and the same shall be divided into shares of fifty dollars each; and the subscribers to the said capital stock shall pay the sum or sums of money for the

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