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poration may build mills on the same for the purpose o

manufacturing plaster of paris, and flour, ineal or other ar May hold estate ticles in the Town of Perry, purchase and hold any real 191.00. Comount of and personal estate, necessary to prosecute the business

of said Corporation, to the value of one hundred thousand

dollars, and to give, grant, bargain and sell the same, with Duties and re- all the powers and privileges and subject to all the dutie:

and requirements, contained in the several Acts defining the general powers and duties of manufacturing corpora tions, and also to an Act concerning Corporations, passed February sixteenth in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty six.

Sect. 2. Be it further enacted, That Mark Leighton and Manner of calling Aaron Frost may call the first meeting of said Corporation

at such time and place as they may direct by giving fourteen days notice to their associates of such time and place.

first meeting.

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AN ACT granting additional powers to the Proprietors of the New Congre

gational Meeting House in Saco

Approved March 9, 1836. . Sect. 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives, in Legislature assembled, That said Proprietors being a Corporation established by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts by an Act passed in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and eight, entitled "an Act declar

ing and confirming the incorporation of the proprietors of Proprietors to the new Meeting House in Saco” shall have power to make make new valua- a new valuation or valuations of the pews in said meeting

house, whenever said Corporation shall so determine at any legal meeting thereof, notice of such intention having been given by an article in the warrant calling said meeting. And the assessments and taxes made afterwards on the pews of said meeting house, in pursuance of the power given them by said Act, shall be made according to the

have power to

tion of the pews,

last new valuation of said pews; Provided however, that Proviso. valuations shall not be made oftener than once in five years. ''n

. . Sect. 2. Be it further enacted, That such new valuations shall be made in such manner, as said Proprietors at any Jegal meeting, called as aforesaid, shall by their vote direct.

Persons incorporated.

Chapter 95.
AN ACT 10 incorporate the Bangor Mill and Manufacturing Company.

Approved March 9, 1836. Sect. 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Représentatives in Legislature assembled, That William Phipps, Person Franklin Greene Jun., Elias Keyes Luther Faulkner, Parker H. Pierce, Joshua Crane, Edward Smith, William Hales, George Morey, Homer and Palmer, L. H. Osgood, Isaac Jackson, Samuel R. Allen, Thomas R. Sewall, William P. Parrott, Z. B. Adams, their associates, successors and assigns, be and they hereby are established a corporation by the name of the Bangor Mill and Manufacturing Corporate name. Company, for the purpose of Manufacturtng lumber, cotton, wool, iron, and steel, with power by that name to sue and be sued, prosecute and defend suits at law, have and use a common seal to be altered by them at pleasure, to make any by-laws for the management of their concerns not repugnant to the laws of this. State, and generally to have and enjoy all the powers and privileges incident to like Corporations, subject to the duties and requirements expressed in the several Acts of this State, defining the powers and duties of Corporations, and also to "An Act concerning Corporations,” passed the sixteenth day of February one thousand eight hundred and thirty six..

Sect. 2. Be it further enacted, That said Company may May hold estate hold real and personal estate to an amount not exceeding 000 dollars. two hundred and fifty thousand dollars.

to amount of 200,

Sect. 3. Be it further enacted, That any two of the Manner of calling persons pamed above may call the first meeting of the Con

pany by giving, or cause notice to be given to all persoas above named of the time and place of said meeting.

first meeting.

Chapter 96.

AN ACT to divorce True W. Dore from Nancy Dore, bis wife.

Approved March 9, 1836. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives, is Legislature assembled, That the marriage heretofore existing between True W. Dore of Harmony in the County of Somerset and Nancy his wife, be, and hereby is dissolved and rendered void.

Dissolution of marriage.

Names of Corporators.

Chapter 97.
AN ACT 10 estublish the Belfast and Quebec Rail Road Corporation.

Approved March 9, 1836.
Sect. 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Repre-
sentatives, in Legislature assembled, That Alfred Johnsồn, Jr.,
Daniel Lane, Hiram 0. Alden, John S. Kimball, Nathaniel
M. Lowney, Rufus B. Allyn, Hugh J. Anderson, William
G. Crosby, Ralph C. Johnson, Frye Hall, Salathiel Nick-
erson, Jr., Philip Morrill, Thomas Pickard, James White,
Joseph Williamson, Nathaniel H. Bradbury, their associ-

ates, successors and assigns be and they hereby are made Corporate name. a body politic, and corporate, by tlie name of the Belfast

and Quebec Rail Road Corporation, and by that name shall be and hereby are made capable in law to sue and be

sued to final judgment and execution, plead and be im.. pleaded, defend and be defended in any Courts of Re

cord, or in any other place whatever; to have a common seal, which they may alter at pleasure; to make and estab.

Duties and liabilities.

sh such by laws, not repugnant to the laws of this tate, as they shall deem necessary and proper; and shall e, and hereby are vested with all the powers, privileges, Powers and priv

ileges. ad immunities which are, or may be necessary to carry ito effect the purposes and objects of this Act, as hereinfter set forth. And the said Corporation are hereby auhorized and empowered to locale, construct, and finally Powers, &c. :omplele, alter and keep in repair a Rail road, with one or more set of rails, or tracks, with all suitable bridges, viaducts, turnouts, culverts, drains, and all other necessary appendages, from some point, or place or places, on or near the tide waters in the Town of Belfast, in the County To commence at of Waldo, through the Towns of Brooks and Unity in said County, to the Kennebec River at Solon or Bingham, and from thence to the northwestern line of the State of Maine, there to connect with such Rail road as may be constructed To connect with from said line to the river St. Lawrence, at or near the ing to Quebec. city of Quebec, in Lower Canada, in such a manner and form as they shall deem to be most expedient. And for this purpose said Corporation shall have the right to take me and hold so much of the land, and other real estate of pri- hole vate persons, as may be necessary for the location, construction and convenient operation of their Rail Road; cat and they shall also have the right to take, remove and Powers, &c. use for the construction and repair of said Rail Road and appurtenances, ary earth, gravel, stone, timber or other materials, on or from the land so taken. And in case such Rail Road shall pass through any woodlands or forests, the said Company shall have the right to sell or remove any trees standing within four rods of such Rail Road, which by their liability to be blown down or from their natural falling might obstruct or impair said Rail Road,—by paying To pay damages, a just compensation therefor to be recovered in the same manner, provided for the recovery of other damages named in this bill. Provided, however, that said land' so taken, Proviso. shall not exceed four rods in widtb, except where greater width is necessary for the purpose of excavation or embankment; And provided, also, that in all cases said Corpo- Proviso..


the rail road lead

May take and hold land and real estate of private persons,necessary for the loan cation.


&c. to be determ

Commissioners in certain cases,


timation of danages.

ration shall pay for such lands, estate or materials so taken and used, such price as they and the owner, or respective

owners thereof may mutually agree on; and in case said Price of materials parties shall not otherwise agree, then said Corporation ined by County shall pay such damages as shall be ascertained and deter

mined by the County Commissioners for the County where such land or other property may be situated, in the same manner and under the same conditions and limitations

as are by law provided in the case of damages by laying Right of laying out of highways. Saving to the public the right to locate out highways

and construct any highway across said Rail road subject to the existing provisions of law for the location construction and repair of highways. And the land so taken by said

Corporation shall be held as lands taken and held for pubLimitation for es lic highways. And no application to said Commissioners

to estimate said damages shall be sustained, unless made within three years from the time of taking such land or other property.

Sect. 2. Be it further enacted, That the capital stock of said Corporation shall consist of not less than fifteen thousand, nor more than fifty thousand shares; and the immediate Government and direction of the affairs of said Corporation shall be vested in nine or thirteen Directors, who shall be chosen by the members of said Corporation, in the manner hereinafter provided, and shall hold their offices until others shall bave been duly elected and qualified to

take their places, a majority of whom shall form a quoPresident of the rum for the transaction of business; and they shall elect

one of their number to be the President of the Board, who

shall also be the President of the Corporation; and shall Powers, &c. have authority to choose a Clerk who shall be sworn to the

faithful discharge of his duty, and a Treasurer, who sball give bonds to the Corporation, with sureties to the satisfaction of the Directors, in a sum of not less than fifty thousand dollars, for the faithful discharge of his trust. And for the purpose of receiving subscriptions to the said

Stock, books shall be opened under the direction of tion-notice of the persons named in the first section of this Act, at

such time and in such places in the shire towns in the

Number of shares.


board, how elected.

Books to be opened for subscrip

which, how given.

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