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Declaring that part of Pine Creek, in Potter .county, from the Forka
above Big Ell Lick, to the Forks above William Ellsworth's, on said creek, a public highway.
Sect. I. Be it enacted by the Senale and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in General Assembly met, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the same, That from and after the passage of this act, that part of Pine creek, in Potter county, from the first forks above Big Elk Lick, on said creek, to the forks above Wil. liam Ellsworth's, on said creek, be and the same is hereby declared a public highway, for the passage of rafts, boats, and other craft; and it shall and may be lawful for the inhabitants desirous of using the navigation of said creek, to remove all natural and artificial obstructions from the bed or Reroval of channel of said creek, except dans for mills and other wa. obstructions. ter works, and also to erect“such siopes at the mills or other dams in said creek, as may be necessary for the passage of rafts, boats, or other vessels: Provided, Such slopes be so Proviso. constructed as not to injure the works of such dams: And Of the slopes. provided also, That any person or persons owning or pog. sessing lands on said creek, shall have liberty to construct any dam or Jams across the same, agreeably and subject to all the restrictions and provisions of an act of the General
Liberty to Assembly of this commonwealth, passed the twenty-third
erect dame, day of March one thousand eight hundred and three, enti- &o. tled "An act to authorize any person or persons owning lands adjoining navigable streams of water, declared public highways, to erect dams upon such streams for mills, and other water works."
JESSE R, BURDEN,
Speaker of the Senate. APPROVED—The fourteenth day of January, A. D. one thousand eight hundred and thirty-three,
To annul the marriage contract of James S. Chambers and Rose Ann his
Or Erie county.
Sect. 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Repre.
J. R. BURDEN,
Speaker of the Senate. APPROVED-The seventeenth day of January, A. D. one thousand eight hundred and thirty-three.
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To enable the Governor lo incorporate a company to make a turnpike road
from the Choconut creek, on the north line of Susquehanna county,
Sect. 1. Be it enacled by the Senate and House of Repretatives of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, in General Assembly met, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the
same, That Nathan Bacon, Rowland Miles, Samuel Bark. Commission
ley, Asa Olmstead, John B. Brown and John Mann, be and to open books, they are hereby appointed commissioners to do and perform
the several things hereinafter mentioned, that is to say, they
one or more books, and enter therein as follows: “ We whose
Form of sub. names are hereunto subscribed, promise to pay to the presi- scription. dent, managers and company of the Choconut and Tunkhan. nock turnpike road, the sum of twenty-five dollars for each Shares $25. and every share of stock in said company set opposite to our respective names, in such manner and in such proportion, and at such times and places as shall be determined by the president and managers of said company, in pursuance of an act of the General Assembly entitled An act to enable the Governor to incorporate a company to make a turnpike road from the Choconut creek, on the north line of Susquehanna county, to the Abington and Waterford turnpike;" and shall thereupon give public notice in two public newspapers print. Duties of ed in the county of Susquehanna, four weeks at least of the commission: times and places when and where the said books shall ers. be opened to receive subscriptions for the stock of said company, at which times and places some one of the said cominissioners shall attend, and shall permit and suffer all persons of lawful age who shall offer to subscribe in said books in their own names or in the name or names of any other person, if they be authorized so to do, for any number of shares in the said stock, and the said books may be kept Whole No. of open until the said books shall have two thousand shares of shares 2000. stock subscribed therein: Provided always, That every per. Proviso. son offering to subscribe in the said books in his own name, or in the name of any other person, shall, before he shall be permitted to subscribe, pay to the attending commissioners the sum of one dollar for each and every share of stock to $1 on each be subscribed, out of which shall be defrayed the expenses
share to be attending the taking such subscriptions, and other incidental paid down for charges, and the remainder shall be paid over to the treasurer
poses. of the corporation, as soon as the same shall be organized, and the officers chosen as hereinafter mentioned.
Secr. 2. And be it further enacted by the authority afore said, That when ten or more persons have subscribed three Charter may hundred shares of said stock, the commissioners aforesaid, issue upon or a majority of them, shall certify under their hands and Fubscription
by 10 persons seals the names of the subscribers, and the number of shares of 300 shares. subscribed by each, to the Governor, and thereupon it shall and may be lawful for the Governor by letters patent under his hand and seal of the state, to create and erect the sub. scribers into one body politic and corporate, in deed and in law, by the name, style and title of the president, manaEers and company of the Choconut and Tunkhannock turn-Style of corpike road,” and by the said name the subscribers shall have poration. perpetual succession, and all the privileges and franchises incident to a corporation, and shall be capable of taking and & liabilities,
Privileges holding their said capital stock, and the increase and profits thereof, aod of enlarging the same from time to time by new subscriptions, in such manner and form as they shall think
cution of their works, and of suing and being sued, and of.
doing all and every other matter and thing which a corpoProviso. ration or body politic may lawfully do: Provided, That
nothing contained in this act shall be construed to authorize Exercise of the said corporation to issue notes in the nature of bank banking pri- notes, or to endorse notes in their corporate capacity, or to vileges to
make discounts, or to receive deposits after the manner of 'cause for feit. ure of char. any bank or banks, and in case the said company shall at any ter.
time violate the provisions of this section, all and every their chartered privileges shall cease and determine.
Sect. S. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That the said commissioners, or a majority of then,
as soon as conveniently inay be after the said letters patent of the first shall be obtained, shall give notice in the newspapers in Tioga election.
county of the time and place by them to be appointed, not less than ten days from the publication of the first notice, at which time and place the subscribers shall proceed to
organize the said corporation, and shall elect by a majority Officere 'br of votes of the said subscribers, one president, twelve manacorporation,
gers, one treasurer, and such other officers as they shall president, 12
think necessary to conduct the affairs of the said company managers, treasurer, &c. until the third Monday of December then next ensuing, on Annual elect
which day, and annually thereafter on said day the said com. ions, pany shall hold their elections for officers, and the said
company when so organized shall have power to make such by-laws, rules and regulations not inconsistent with the constitution and laws of the United States, or of the constitution and laws of this state as shall be necessary for the well ordering the affairs of said coinpany, and to procure for said company a common seal, and the same to break, alter or renew as often as the said company shall think proper:
Provided, The said subscribers may vote by ballot, to be Proviso.
delivered in person or by proxy duly authorized, but no per: Ench share to son shall have inore than ten votes in his own right at any have one vote election for officers, or determining any question which may up to 10.
arise at any meeting of the said company, whatever number of shares lie or she may be entitled to, and that each person shall entitled to one vole for every share by him or her held under that number.
Sect. 4. Ind be it further enacted by the authority Right of
aforesaid. That it shall be lawful to and for the said presiagents to go dent and managers, their superintendents, surveyors, artists upon ground and chain bearers, to enter in and upon all and every the to locate and lands, tenements and enclosures in, through and over which for materials. the said furnpike road may be thought proper to pass, and
examine the ground most proper for the purpose, as well as the materials in the vicinity that may be necessary in constructing the said road, and to survey, lay down, ascertain
and mark such route or trail as follows, to wit: beginning Route of road at the village of Willarelsburg, thence by the way of Mitchells
said turnpike road may be thought proper to pass, and ex. amine the ground most proper for the purpose, as well as the materials in the vicinity, that may be necessary in construct, ing the said road; and to survey, lay down, ascertain and mark, such route or trail as follows, io wit: beginning at or near the Choconut creek, on the north line of Susquehanna courty; thence up the said creek, passing Forest Lake down the out-let thereof, to the east branch of Wyalusing creek; Route of road. thence up a branch of the same to near the house of Stirling Wells; thence by the nearest and most eligible route to the Abington and Waterford turnpike road, near the house of
; and the said company shall have like powers, au thorities and privileges, necessary for constructing, car. tain privile
To have cer. rying on and completing the said turnpike road, and be sub
ges & be sub. ject to all the duties, qualifications, restrictions, penalties, ject to certain fines and forfeitures, and be entitled to like tolls and profits, liabilities of in proportion to the distance, as are given and granted to the the Cochec.
ton & Great president, managers and company, of the Cochecton and
Bend comp'y. Great Bend turnpike road, in and by an act of Assembly, passed the twenty-ninth day of March, eighteen hundred and four.
SECT. 5. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That if the said company shall not coinmence Time of comthe work on said road within three years after passing this mencement act, or shall not within seven years ihereafter complete the & completion. same, according to the true intent and meaning of this act, then the privileges and franchises hereby granted shall revert to the commonwealth.
JESSE R. BURDEN,
Speaker of the Senate. APPROVED— The seventeenth day of January, A. D. one thousand eight hundred and thirty-three.
and for the relief of Christina Clemence, the widow of a revolutionary
Seot. 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, in General Assembly met, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the same, That the State Treasurer be and he is hereby au