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near the commencement and termination of the road, and at such points along the line of the road as may be necessary for the convenient transaction of their business, not exceeding two acres in each place, and may erect and build thereon depots, warehouses and such other buildings and improvements as they may deem expedient for the safety of their

- property and the necessary uses appertaining to their busiIneSS.

for 10. And be it enacted, That if any person shall wilfully or maliciously injure the said road or any buildings, cars, vehicles, animals or works of said corporation, such person or persons shall forfeit and pay therefor to the corporation three times the amount of damages sustained by means of said injury, to be recovered in the name of the corporation, with cost of suit, in any court having cognizance of the same. #.” 11. And be it enacted, That as soon as the railroad is finmade, ished, the president of the company shall file, under oath or affirmation, a statement of the amount of the cost of the said railroad, including all expenses, in the office of the secretary of state; and annually thereafter, he shall, under oath or affirmation, make a statement to the legislature of the state, of the proceeds and expenses of said road; and as soon as said company shall declare to their stockholders dividends equal to seven per centum per annum from and after the commencement of the building of said road, and so long as said company pays dividends of seven per centum per annum, the said company shall pay to the treasurer of this state a tax of one-half of one per centum on the cost of the said road, to be paid annually on the first Monday in JanProviso. uary; provided, that no other tax or impost shall be levied or raised from said corporation by virtue of any law of this state. £o. 12. And be it enacted, That said corporation shall have Inouey. power to borrow such sum or sums of money from time to time, as shall be necessary to repair said road, and furnish said company with all necessary rails, buildings, cars, vehicles and animals for the use and object of said corporation, and to secure the repayment thereof by bond and mortgage, or otherwise, on said road, land, franchises, property and appurtenances of or belonging to said corporation, at a rate of interest not exceeding seven per centum per annum; provided Proviso. however, that the company shall not plead the statute against usury in consequence thereof. 13. And be it enacted, That it shall be lawful for said o corporation, at any time during the continuance of its char- .o ter, to make contracts and engagements with any other com-". pany or corporation, or with individuals, for operating such railroad, for transporting or conveying any passengers, and to enforce the fulfillment of such contracts, and also to demand and receive for the transportation of all passengers by them carried and transported over the road of any other company, the same rates of fare and tolls as said company are entitled to demand and receive, by virtue of this act, for transportation and passage over their own road. 14. And be it enacted, That if said railroad is not com- oompleted and in use within three years from the fourth day of road. July next, then and in that case this act shall become void. 15. And be it enacted, That said company shall have powergonomy to connect with any other horse railroad hereafter to be built.” and established by any company incorporated by the legislature of New Jersey, upon such terms and conditions as shall be agreed upon between the companies, and not inconsistent with their respective charters. 16. And be it enacted, That this act shall take effect immediately. Approved March 21, 1860.

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AN ACT entitled “An act appropriating the sum of twenty-five hundred dollars to the State Lunatic Asylum.

1. BE IT ENACTED by the Senate and General Assembly of the State of New Jersey, That the sum of twenty-five hundred dollars be and is hereby appropriated to the State Lunatic Asylum for the purpose of improving and repairing the same; and that the state treasurer be and is hereby authorized to pay to the managers of the State Lunatic Asylum the same out of any moneys in the treasury not heretofore appropriated. Approved March 21, 1860.

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A further supplement to the “Act for the punishment of crimes,” approved April sixteenth, eighteen hundred and forty-six.

1. BE IT ENACTED by the Senate and General Assembly of the State of New Jersey, That if any person or persons shall, within this state, get up or enter into any combination, organization or conspiracy, with the intent and purpose of making


or attempting to make a hostile invasion of any other state or territory of the United States, or shall engage in plotting or contriving any such invasion; or shall knowingly furnish any money, arms, ammunition, or other means in aid of such object, or shall in any way knowingly and wilfully aid, abet or

counsel any such combination, organization or conspiracy, or

any such hostile invasion, such person or persons shall be
deemed guilty of a high misdemeanor, and shall on conviction
be punished by fine or imprisonment at hard labor, or both,
the fine not to exceed one thousand dollars, and the imprison-
ment not to exceed the term of ten years.
2. And be it enacted, That if any person or persons having
knowledge of the commission of any of the misdemeanors
aforesaid, shall conceal and not as soon as may be disclose
and make known the same to some one of the justices of the
peace of the county where the said misdemeanor was com-
mitted, he or they shall be deemed guilty of a high misde-
meanor, and shall, on conviction, be punished by fine not ex-
ceeding three hundred dollars, or by imprisonment at hard
labor not exceeding one year or both. -

Penalty for concealment “ of misdemeanot.

3. And be it enacted, That all the laws of this state which Laws relative

relate to the arrest, commitment, bail and trial of persons
charged with manslaughter, shall apply to the arrest, com-
mitment, bail, and trial of persons charged with the misde-
meanors mentioned in the first and second sections of this act.
4. And be it enacted, That this act shall take effect imme-
diately. -
Approved March 21, 1860.

to arrest, &c.

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Supplement to an act entitled “An act to change the name of George Murphy Ennis to George Ennis Powell,” approved February second, eighteen hundred and sixty.

Preamble. WHEREAs by an oversight and mistake George Murphy Er. nest is called in said act “George Murphy Ennis,” and his name is changed to “George Ennis Powell,” instead of George Ernest Powell, as was intended, and it being desirable that said oversight and mistake be corrected—therefore, Namechanged 1. BE IT ENACTED by the Senate and General Assembly of the State of New Jersey, That wherever the word “Ennis” occurs in the title, preamble, or body of said act, the same be and is hereby changed to “Ernest.” 2. And be it enacted, That this act shall take effect immediately. Approved March 21, 1860.

C H A P T E R C L XXXIII. AN ACT to vest in the heirs at law of Ann Johnson, deceased, certain land and real estate in the county of Burlington, whereof

William Ashton died seized.

Preamble. WHEREAs Ann Johnson, late of the township of Chester, in

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