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vote to each share: Provided, That no person shall be entitled to more than ten votes.

Sect. 2. Be it further enacted, That said Bridge shal

be erected, and extended from the main land in Trento Location of said across the narrows to Eden in Mt. Desert, shall be buil:

of good and sufficient materials, and covered in a suitable manner twenty two feet in width, with a substantial rail on each side for the security of travelers.

Sect. 3. Be it further enacted, That a toll be, and here. by is established, and granted, for the sole benefit of said

corporation according to the rates following viz: for each Rates of toll.

foot passenger three cents, one person and horse, eighteen and three quarters cents, for each chaise sleigh or other pleasure carriage drawn by one horse, and for each ox team with cart wagon or sled twenty five cents, for each coach, chariot, sleigh, phæton, or other carriage of pleasure drawn by two horses thirty seven and a half cents, and with four horses fifty cents, for each sled, cart or carriage of burden drawn by one horse eighteen and three quarters cents, and for each additional horse six and a quarter cents, for neat catile or horses, exclusive of those rode upon or in carriages or teams six cents each, for sheep or swine one cent each, and to each team, one person and no more shall be allowed as a driver, to pass free of toll: and at all times when the toll gatherer, shall not attend his duty at the said Bridge, the gate or gates shall be left open, and the said toll shall commence on the day of the first opening of said Bridge for passengers, and be collected as shall be prescribed by said corporation: Provided however,

that at the place where the toll shall be collected, there sign to be erect- shall be erected by the said corporation, and constantly of toll shall be exposed to open view a board or sign, upon which sball be

written the rates of toll and all the tollable articles in large or capital letters—and that the said corporation shall at all times keep said Bridge in good and passable repair Provided further, that after the period of twenty years, the Tor ; of Eden, Trenton, and Mount Desert, or either of

ed on which rates

written.

Towns of Eden, Trenton and Mt. Desert may purchase said Bridge.

Bridge must be

structed for the

then, shall have the privilege of purchasing the said After 20 years Bridge at the original cost of erecting the same, for the Trenton and Mt. purpose of making it a free Bridge.

Sect. 4. Be it further enacted, That, if the said corporation shall neglect or refuse for the term of two years Time in which from and after the first day of September in the year of completed. our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty six to build and complete said Bridge, then this Act shall be void.

Sect. 5. Be it further enacted, That, a draw or hoist A draw to be conshall be constructed in said Bridge of sufficient width for passing ora ves. vessels to pass, and a suitable wharf or pier on each side of sel said Bridge, and adjoining said draw, and the said proprietors shall cause said draw to be hoisted, or opened, for such vessels as may have occasion to pass through the same, free of expense and without unnecessary delay; and the said draw shall be so constructed that gondolas and boats may pass under said bridge at any time of tide with safety,

Sect. 6. Be it further enacted, That William Thompson and John Haynes or either of them may call a meeting of First meeting said corporation to be holden in Eden aforesaid, by advertising the same in the Radical a paper printed at Ellsworth, three weeks successively before the time of said meeting, and by posting up notifications on the places used in the towns of Eden and Trenton for posting up notifications of Town Meetings.

Chapter 8.
AN ACT to incorporate the town of Madrid.

Approved January 29, 1836. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in Legislature assembled, that Plantation Numbered One, in the Description. first Range, in the County of Oxford, with the inhabitants thereof, be, and the same, hereby, is incorporated into a

Corporate name. Town by the name of Madrid, vested with all the powers,

and subject to all the duties of other incorporated Towns of this State.

Chapter 9

AN ACT giving power to the County Commissioners for the County of

York to lay out a Road over Saco River.

Road, by whom laid out and where located.

Approved February 1, 1836. Sect. 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in Legislature assembled, That the County Commissioners for the County of York, shall have power, in case they deem it expedient, to lay out a County Road, from or near the Dwelling House of Samuel White in Biddeford to Indian or Factory Island in Saco, over the Western branch of Saco River, where the present bridge now. stands.

Scet. 2. Be it further enacted, That said County ComPower to fix the missioners, in case they deem said Road of public benefit

and expediency, shall have power to fix the width of said Road and Bridge.

width of the road and bridge.

Chapter 10.
AN ACT to incorporate the Proprietors of the Hampden House.

- Approved February 1, 1836.

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Sect. 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Repre

sentatives in Legislature assembled, That Enoch Brown, WarPersons incorpo- ren Preston, Elisha H. Allen, John Appleton Henry

Warren, Augustus J. Brown, Enoch E. Brown, Thomas
A. White, Joseph C. White, Ransom Clark, Nehemiah Kit-
tredge, John G. Hovey, John Prescott-proprietors of an
Estate in Hampden, lately owned and occupied by Enoch

Power to hold es

ing $20,000.

Brown, and on which is the Hotel, called the Hampden . . House,-their associates and successors, be and they are hereby constituted a body corporate by the name of the Hampden House Proprietary, for the sole purpose of man- Corporate name. aging the property of said Corporation as a Public Hotel.

Sect. 2. Be it further enacted, That the said Corporation shall have power to take and hold estate, real and personal, tate enot exceednot exceeding in value Twenty thousand dollars, and shall ing be capable in law and by their Corporate name, to sue and be sued to have and use a Common seal, and the saine, at Powers, &c. pleasure, to revoke and change, and also to make rules and by-laws for the management of the corporate property, not repugnant to the Constitution and laws of this State;—and said Corporation may raise money and assess the same on the shares, which shall be holden for the payment of the same, for the purpose of repairing, improving and furnishing said estate, and the buildings thereon, and to pay for any repairs and improvements made thereon.

Sect. 3. Be it further enacted, That the said Corpor- Property to be diate property shall be divided into Shares, and shall not be subject to partition or division, without the consent, in writing, of three fourths of the Proprietors, owning three quarters of the stock, Provided nevertheless, that convey- Proviso. ances of the same, or any part thereos, made by the Treasurer, pursuant to any vote of the Corporation and under their seal, shall be valid—and the said Shares shall be personal property, transferable in such mode as said Corporation, may in their by-laws direct-Always provided such Proviso. transfer shall be made in writing and be recorded on the books of said Corporation by the Clerk thereof, who shall be duly sworn to the faithful discharge of his duty-and the records of said corporation shall be, at all times, subject to the inspection of any creditor of, or any person interested in, said corporation. .

Sect. 4. Be it further enacted, That the private proper- Private property ty of said corporators, to the amount of their stock re- to be holden for spectively, shall be holden for Corporate debts until two years after the record of the transfer by the said corpor

vided into shares.

r- Private property

of the corporators

corporate debts.

ators of their interest in the property of said corporation, and one year after judgment recovered against said Corporation, Provided said judgment shall be recovered with: in two years as aforesaid.

Sect. 5. Be it further enacted, That the first meeting Mode of calling of the Corporation may be called by a notice thereof

signed by any three of the Proprietors and advertised in 1 newspaper in Bangor three times, the last publication to be within seven days previous to said meeting.

first meeting.

Chapter 11.

AN ACT additional to an Act to incorporate the Brunswick Company

passed February 6, 1834.

Act repealed.

Approved February 1, 1836. Sect. 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Repre Part of former sentatives in Legislature assembled, That so much of the ac

to which this is additional, which limits the price of share be and the same is hereby repealed.

Sect. 2. Be it further enacted, That-said Company may Additional place hereafter carry on the Manufacturing business in the towi

of Topsham as well as in Brunswick, any thing in the Aci of incorporation to the contrary notwithstanding.

of doing business.

Chapter 12.
AN ACT to incorporate the Blue Hill Fishing Company.

Approved February 3, 1836.

Sect. 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Repre

sentatives, in Legislature assembled, That, George Stevens, Names of Corpo- Jedediah Darling, Joseph Hinkley, Varnum Stevens, Ben

jamin Stevens, Varnum Stevens 2d, Moses Johnson, Abraham Fisk, Andrew H. Fisk, their associates, successors,

rators.

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