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Chapter 30.

AN ACT to incorporate the Winnegance Mill Company.

Approved February 20, 1836.


Corporate name.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in Legislature assembled, That John Agry, Franklin Glazier, Names of Corpo John Gardner, Robert Gardner, William M. Rogers, Rufus " K. Page, their associates, successors, and assigns, be and they hereby are created a body corporate, by the naine of the Winnegance Mill Company located in the towns of Phipsburg and Bath, and by that narne to sue and be sued, to have and use a common seal, and have power to establish by-laws for the management of the affairs of the Company; and said company may purchase and hold real and May hold estate personal estate, to an amount, not exceeding, at any one $100,000. time, the sum of one hundred thousand dollars; and on .such real estate may erect mills, mill dams and booms, and do all other things necessary and convenient for the operations of said Company.

not exceeding

Chapter 31,
AN ADDITIONAL ACT respecting Lewiston Falls Academy,

| Approved February 20, 1836. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in Legislature assembled, That any six of the Trustees of the Six Trustees to Lewiston Falls Academy shall constitute a quorum for the rum. transaction of business, any provision in "an Act to incorporate the Trustees of the Lewiston Falls Academy,” approved February 25, 1834, to the contrary notwithstanding

constitute a quo

Chapter 32.
AN ACT concerning Hallowell Academy.

Approved February 23, 1836. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in Part of former act Legislature assembled, That so much of the seventh section

of an Act of the General Court of Massachusetts, passed March 5, 1791, entitled an Ac: to establish an Academy in the town of Hallowell, by the name of the Hallowell Academy, as requires that a major part of the Trustees shall consist of men who are not inhabitants of the Town where the Seminary is or may be situate,” be and the same is hereby repealed.


Chapter 33.

AN ACT to annex a tract of Land to Waldo Plantation.

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- Approved February 23, 1836. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in Legislature assembled, That Daniel Hilt, John Jones, and Jesse Wentworth, with their Farms bounded westerly by Belmont, northerly by Knox, easterly by Brooks, ani southerly by the Waldo Plantation, be, and the same are annexed to the said Waldo Plantation.

Chapter 34. .
AN ACT to incorporate Athens Academy.

Approved February 23, 1838.
Sect. 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Repre-

sentatives in Legislature assembled, That Charles Greene, Names of Corpo

vent Caleb Leavitt, George Bixby, John Ware, Abel Ware,

David P. Palmer, Benjamin F. Greene, Ebenezer Hutchinson, Gilman Hall, Josiah Dore, Carlostine Jewett,


ty to the amount

Thomas P. Kendall, David Horn, Henry Morrill and John Hall, their associates and successors forever, be and they hereby are constituted and made a body politic and corporate by the name of the Trustees of the Athens Academy, Corporate name. with power to defend and prosecute suits at law, to have Powers, &c. a common seal and alter it at pleasure, to establish an Academy at Athens in the county of Somerset for the promotion of literature, science and morality, to make any by-laws for the management of their affairs not repugnant to the laws of this State, to choose such officers as from time to time they may deem necessary, to hold any prop- May hold propererty real or personal by gift, grant, devise, bequest or $30,000." otherwise, the amount of which shall not exceed the sum of thirty thousand dollars, and to sell or dispose of the same or any part thereof so as best to promote the objects of this Act; and to receive all property that heretofore may have been given or subscribed for the benefit of said Academy; and generally to have and enjoy all the powers and privileges incident to corporations for literary and scientific purposes. Provided however, that this grant shall Proviso. be void, unless said Academy shall go into operation, within three years from the passing of this Act.

Sect. 2. Be it further enacted, That the Trustees may at any time remove any of their number, whom they shall move any of their judge incapable of discharging their trust, and fill any cases, vacancy which may occur in their board, by ballot. Provided however, that the number of Trustees shall at no time be less than seven nor more than fifteen, a majority of whom shall constitute a quorum.

Sect. 3. Be it further enacted, That said Corporation may erect and keep in repair suitable buildings for the ings, &c. accommodation of one or more schools; and for the repository of such books and Philosophical apparatus as the Corporation may deem necessary and proper.

Sect. 4. Be it further enacted, That Charles Greene Ma may fix the time and place of the first meeting of said til Trustees, giving them personal notice thereof in writing, seven days at least prior to the time of holding such meeting.

Trustees may re

May erect build

first meeting.

Chapter 35.

AN ACT enlarging the powers of Constables in the Town of East Machias.

Approved February 23, 1836.

process, &c.


Bond required.

Sect. 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in Legislature assembled, That, from and after the passage of this Act, any Constable in the town of East

Macbias in the County of Washington, be, and be hereby Power to serve is authorized and empowered to serve, within said town,

any writ, summons, or execution, to bim duly directed, in any personal action, where the damage sued for, or recov. ered, shall not exceed five hundred dollars, including all process in which, said Town is, or may be interested, and return thereof to make, according to the precept thereof Provided however, That no Constable shall exercise ih power herein granted, until he shall have given bond t the Treasurer of said town in the sum of two thousan

five bundred dollars, with sufficient sureties, to be approve -how, approved. by the selectmen thereof, wbich approval shall be endorse

on the back of said bond, and for every process any Con

stable in said Town shall serve, claiming to act therei t- under the authority of this Act, before giving such bond giving and having it so approved, shall forfeit and pay not les

than one hundred, nor more than five hundred dollars, to b -how recovered. recovered by action of debt in any court of competent ju

risdiction, to the use of any person who shall sue for the same, and all personssuffering ilirough neglect, misdoing, oi default of any Constable, acting under the provisions of this Act, shall have the same remedies against him on his bondas are provided in respect to sheriffs and their bonds.

Sect. 2. Be it further enac'ed, That, whenever the Power to cease sheriff of said County, or one of his Deputies, shall reside or Deputy shali in said Town of East Machias, the power of said Consta

Forfeiture for acting before giving bond.

ble or Constables herein granted, shall cease, except so far as it may be necessary to execute all such precepts as may be in their hands at the time said Sheriff or his Deputy shall . reside therein as aforesaid, always provided, said Sheriff

whenever Sheriff

reside in E. Machias.

or his Deputy shall give notice, in writing, to said Constable or Constables, of his appointment and residence as aforesaid.

Chapter 36.
AN ACT to incorporate the Kennebec and Boston Steam Navigation Com-


Approved February 23, 1836.


Powere, &c.

Sect. 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives, in Legislature assembled, That Robert H. Gardiner, Names of corpo Parker Sheldon, John Henry, Arthur Berry, Nathaniel Kimball, David Neal, Henry Bowman, John S. Mitchell, Hirain Stevens, Reuel Williams, Zina Hyde, Thomas H. Perkins Jr., and Homes Tupper, their associates and successors, be and they are hereby constituted and made a body corporate and politic by the name of Kennebec Corporate name. and Boston Steam Navigation Company; and by that name may prosecute and defend suits at law, and have and use a common seal with power to purchase and hold personal estate to the amount of fifty thousand dollars for the purpose of employing Stearn Packets between Gardiner and · Boston; and said Corporation shall have power to sell and dispose of their property or any part thereof, and also to make and enforce by laws and regulations for the convenient management of their affairs not repugnant to the laws of the State--and said Company shall have and may exercise all the powers and privileges usually granted to similar Corporations.

Sect. 2. Be it further enacted, That the stock of said corporation shall be divided into five hundred shares not of 500 shares of exceeding one hundred dollars each, and no assessments or instalments shall be required by said company whereby any stockholder shall be held to pay more than one hundred dollars on each share, but all persons holding an interest in said incorporation, shall in their individual capacity

Stock to consist

$100 each.

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