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Sect. 8. Be it further enacted, That Richard T. Dunlap or John C. Humphreys, Esquires, or either of them, be Manner of calland they hereby are authorized to issue a warrant directed ing first meeting. to some member of said corporation requiring him to notify the members thereof to assemble at some suitable time and place in said Brunswick Village, by publishing such notice in each of the newspapers printed in Brunswick, seven days, a: least, before said day of meeting.

Chapter 2.

AN ACT authorizing the erection of Dams in the Town of Georgetown in

the County of Lincoln.

Approved January 27, 1836. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives, in Legislature assembled, That Joseph Berry, Moses Riggs Persons incorpoand Barnard C. Bailey their heirs and assigns be and are hereby authorized to erect and maintain dams for the purpose of raising a water power to propel the machinery of mills and other manufactories from their land on Spinney's Island at or near Mr. Spring's house to their land on the Places of locaMain Island called Parker's Island, and from their land on Spinney's Island to their land on Mars Island, and from their land on Mars Island to their land on Parker's Island at or near Mr. Turner Oliver's House, all in Georgetown in the County of Lincoln, and to erect and maintain Mills and other Manufactories, Provided however, that said Berry, Corporators liable Riggs and Bailey their heirs and assigns shall be liable to owners of land, the owners of land, marsh, and other property within said dams, for damage (if any) occasioned by the erection of said dams, as if this act had not been passed.

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Chapter 3.

AN ACT to provide for the sale and distribution of the Ministerial an

School Lands in Plantation No. 1-County of Oxford.

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Approved January 27, 1836. Sect. 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Repre Persons incorpo- sentatives in Legislature assembled, That the Assessors, Plan

tation Clerk and Treasurer of the Plantation of No. One in the County of Oxford for the time being, be, and they

are hereby constituted and declared to be a body corpo: Corporate name. rate and Trustees of the Ministerial and School Lands in

said Plantation, so long as the same shall remain unincorporated, with power to prosecute and defend suits at law, to have a common seal, to make any By-Laws not repugnant to the laws of this State with all other powers incident by law to such corporations, and said Trustees shall annually elect a President, Clerk and Treasurer, and the

Treasurer shall give bonds with sufficient sureties in bfis opinion of the Trustees for the faithful discharge of his

trust, and the Clerk shall be sworn to the faithful discharge of his duty.

Sect. 2. Be it further enacted, That the Trustees aforesaid be and they are hereby vested with all the powers granted to and be subject to and perform all the duties required by law of Trustees of incorporated towns for similar purposes.

Treasurer to give bonds for faithful discharge of his trust.

Powers and duties.

Chapter 4.
AN ACT authorizing the erection of a Dam across Parker's Bay in the

Town of Phipsburg.

Approved January 27, 1836.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in to Legislature assembled, That William M. Read, Thomas M.

Read and Barnard C. Bailey, their heirs and assigns be

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and they are hereby authorized to erect and maintain a dam for the purpose of raising a water power to propel the machinery of mills and other manufactories, from land owned by said Reads and Bailey on Parker's head or neck Place of location. across said Parker's Bay to land of said Reads and Bailey in the town of Phipsburg in the County.of Lincoln, and to ereet and maintain mills and other manufactories, Provided however, that said Reads and Bailey, their heirs and Corporators liable assigns shall be liable to the owners of land, marsh and for damages. other property in said Bay for damages (if any) occasioned by said dam, as if this act had not been passed.

to owners of land

Chapter 5.

AN ACT to incorporate the Bethel Academy. .,

Approved January 27, 1836,

Sect. 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Repre. sentatives in Legislature assembled, That there be, and hereby is established at Bethel in the County of Oxford, an Academy by the name of Bethel Academy for the purpose of Corporate name. instruction in such branches of education as are usually taught in Academies; and that John Grover, Moses Mason, Persons incorpoJr. William Frye, Charles Frost, Jedediah Burbank, John Hastings, Stephen Emery, Barbour Bartlett, James Walker, Levi Whitman, Robbins Brown, Valentine Little, George W. Chapman, Timothy Carter, Phineas Frost, Timothy Hastings, and Robert A. Chapman, their associates and successors, be, and hereby are incorporated a body politic by the name of the Trustees of Bethel Academy, Corporate name. with power to prosecute and defend suits at law, have a common seal and change the same at pleasure, to make any by-laws not repugnant to the laws of this State, to Powers, &c. have and to hold by gift, grant, devise, bequest, or otherwise any real or personal estate, the annual income of personal estate to which shall not exceed two thousand dollars, and to give, $2,000.

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May hold real or tal stock.

Trustees to elect officers, &c.

grant, bargain, sell, or lease the same, and apply the inter est rents and profits thereof in such manner as shall best promote the object of said Academy.

Sect. 2. Be it further enacted, That the said Trustees shall have power from time to time to elect such officers as may be necessary, and limit the tenure of their offices to fill all vacancies at their board by electing such person for Trustees as they may deem suitable; to determine the times and places of their meetings, the manner of calling them, the method of removing and electing Trustees; to prescribe the powers and duties of their several offices; 10 appoint Preceptors and other teachers of said Academy: to determine their powers and duties; to fix their compen sation, and to limit the tenure of their offices.

Sect. 3. Be it further enacted, That the number of Nuinber of Trus- said Trustees shall not at any time be more than twenty, than 20 “nor less nor less than ten, a majority of whom shall constitute a

quorum for transacting business.

Sect. 4. Be it further enacted, That John Grover, and

Jedediab Burbank, or either of them, be, and hereby are Manner of call- authorized to appoint the time and place of holding the

first meeting of said Trustees, by giving them personal notice thereof in writing, or by publishing a notice in some newspaper printed in the County of Oxford ten days) at least previous to said meeting.

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ing first meeting.

Chapter 6.
AN ACT to increase Capital Stock of Maine Bank.

Approved January 29, 1836. Sect. 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in Legislature assembled, That the President, Directors and Company of the Maine Bank be and they are hereby authorized to increase their capital stock by adding thereto the sum of One Hundred and Fifty Thousand

Cashier to certify to Secretary of State.

Limitations, lia

Dollars in shares of One Hundred Dollars.cach to be paid in, on or before the first Monday in April next.

Sect. 2. Be it further enacted, That the Directors or Directors and a majority of them together with the Cashier of said Bank loans shall within ten days from the payment of said additional St Capital Stock, transmit to the Secretary of State a certificate under their hands, verified by oath specifying upon what day or days the same was paid in. And said additional Capital Stock shall be subject to all the limitations and Limitations, lia

bilities and priviliabilities and entitled to all the privileges specified in an leges. Act entitled an Act to regulate Banks and Banking passed the thirty first day of March in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty one.

Sect. 3. Be it further enacted, That the said Bank shall not emit, issue or pay out, or receive in payment for debts Not to issue or due the Bank, or on deposit, any Bill or Note other than der $5, &c. of the denomination of Five and Ten Dollars, and their multiples.

receive bills uu

Chapter 7.
AN ACT to incorporate the Proprietors of Mount Desert Bridge.

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Approved January 29, 1836. Sect. 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in Legislature assembled, That William Thompson, Persons incorpo John Haynes, their associates and successors, be and hereby are, created a body politic, and corporate, by the name of the Proprietors of Mount Desert Bridge, with power by Corporate name. that name, to sue and be sued: to have and use a common seal, and change the same at pleasure; to ordain, establish, and execute any By-Laws and regulations for the manage

Powers, &c. ment of their affairs, not repugnant to the laws of this State, to choose at any meeting a Clerk, and any other officers for managing the business of said corporation, by a vote of a majority of the members present allowing one

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