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May increase cap. ital stock in certain cases.
be liable for demands therein, to an amount not exceeding the original cost of his or their respective share or shares.
Sect. 3. Be it further enacted, That whenever said p. Corporation shall deem it necessary for the better accommodation of the public, to increase their capital stock, they shall have power and authority to create and dispose of such a number of new shares, as they may judge proper not exceeding one thousand shares.
Sect. 4. Be it further enacted, That the first meeting Mode of calling of the corporation may be called by the three first named
persons in this Act by giving reasonable notice of the time and place of such mee:ing.
Sect. 5. Be it further enacted, That the persons hereby Subject to an act incorporated, with their associates, successors and assigns
be subject to the provisions and requirements of an Act, entitled an Act concerning Corporations passed on the sixteenth day of February in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty six.
AN ACT to incorporate the Great Androscoggin Falls, Mill Dam, Lock:
and Canal Company.
Approved February 28, 1836. Sect. 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Repre Persons incorpo- sentatives in Legislature assembled, That Edward Little, Josia
Little of Newbury, Thomas B. Little, Josiah Little of Mi.
tomary and usual navigation and use of said river, or injure any individual, or corporate property-And for these Powers, &c. purposes, shall have all the powers and privileges, and be subject to all the duties and requirements, expressed in the several Acts of this State, defining the general powers and duties incident to Manufacturing Companies, and other corporations.
Sect. 2. Be it further enacted, That said Corporation May hold estate may purchase, take, and hold real and personal estate to 500,00 an amount, not exceeding, at any one time, five hundred thousand dollars and sell and dispose of the same at pleasure.
Sect. 3. Be it further enacted, That any two members of the Corporation, may call the first meeting, by giving first meeting. personal notice, fifteen days previous to the holding of the same, to all the other members of the Corporation, of the time, place, and purpose of said meeting.
to the amount of
Manner of calling
Approved February 23, 1836.
Sect. 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in Legislature assembled, That Ebenezer S. Coffin, Persons incorpo Scotto Clark, Charles Brown, Aaron Rice, William Phipps and Franklin Greene, Jr., and such other persons as may become associated with them, their successors and assigns, be, and they are hereby created a body corporate, by the name of the Frankfort Steam Company, for the purpose Corporate name, of manufacturing Lumber, Iron and Hemp, by the use of steam power at Frankfort, in the County of Waldo, and for these purposes may purchase and hold any real and personal property to an amount not exceeding, at any one time, two hundred thousand dollars, and may construct and erect on their real estate so purchased, such buildings, works, and machinery as may be necessary and useful in
conducting the business of the Corporation and the sam
may sell, lease, or otberwise dispose of at their pleasure Powers, &c.
and said Corporation may have and use a common seal and by its aforesaid name may sue and be sued; prosecut and defend suits at law; may ordain and establish such by laws, ordinances and regulations, not repugnant to tb laws of this State, as may be necessary and convenient so the government of said Corporation, and shall bare al the powers and privileges, and be subject to all the dutie and requirements contained in the several Public Acts o this State governing corporations.
Sect. 2. Be il further enacted, That Ebenezer S. Coffin Mode of calling and Scotto Clark, or either of them, may call a meeting
for the organization of said corporation, by giving notice thereof in one of the public papers printed in the Count of Waldo, fourteen days prior to the time of said meeting
Be it entre assen Libby
Approved February 23, 1836.
sentatives, in Legislature assembled, That Alfred Marsha] Persons incorpo. Ebenezer Shaw, Benjamin Libby, Sewal Owen, Olive
Hanscom, Allen Brackett, Reuben Hamlen, Thomas E
signs, be and they hereby are incorporated into a body Corporate name: politic, by the name of the China Steam Mill Compa
ny, for the purpose of grinding wheat, corn, and all, or any other kinds of grain, of sawing lumber, of manufacturing any article or articles from iron, steel, cotton, or wool--and said Corporation may erect such mills, works, machines, and buildings on their own land, as may be necessary for carrying on, any, or all of the above
May hold estato to the amount of
named branches of manufacture, and trade; said mills and buildings to be erected in such place, or places, within the town of China, in the County of Kennebec, as to the Company may seem fit. .
Sect. 2. Be it further enacted, That said Company shall ; have power to take and hold real, and personal estate, not $30,000. exceeding in value Thirty thousand Dollars, with power Powers, &c. to sue, and be sued,.implead and be impleaded, to transfer convey, lease, or otherwise dispose of their estate, real and personal, to make and use a common seal, and the same, at pleasure, to alter and revoke, and have all the privileges and powers, and be subject to all the duties, liabilities, and requirements, specified in the laws defining the general powers and duties of manufacturing Corporations.
Approved February 24, 1836. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in Legislature assembled, That Calvin Gorbam, Nathan Rey- Nam nolds, Samuel Pickard, Edward Little, Josiah Litile, rators. Gideon D. Dickerson, Edward T. Little, and William Garcelon, their associates and successors be and they hereby are, created a Corporation and body politic, by the name of the Lincoln Manufacturing Company at the Corporate name. Great Androscoggin falls in Lewiston, for the purpose of manufacturing Cotton, Wool, Iron, and Steel, in the Town of Lewiston in the County of Lincoln, and said Corporation may erect such buildings, mills, dams, locks, works, and machines, and dig such Canals on their own land as may be necessary for carrying on these useful manufactures and branches of trade, and to have and to hold real and May hold estate personal estate to an amount not exceeding one hundred $150,000. and fifty thousand dollars in value, and to have power to
Names of Corpo
to the amount of
Powers, &c. give, grant sell and dispose of the same. And said et
poration are hereby vested with power to prosecute, a defend by their corporate name, suits at law; 10 have common seal, which they may at pleasure change; to ma any by-laws, convenient for the management of their cu cerns, not repugnant !o the laws of the State. And she have all the powers and privileges, and be subject to a the duties and requirements expressed in the several Ac of this State defining the general powers and duties incider to manufacturing companies.
Sect. 2. Be it further enacted, That any three of the Manner or call- persons named in the first section of this Act, may call
the first meeting of said Corporation, by posting up ad vertisements, in two or more public places in the Town o Lewiston in the County of Lincoln and one public plae in the Town of Danville in the County of Cumberland ten days prior to holding said meeting.
ing first meeting.
Former Act repealed.
Approved February 29, 1836. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives, is Legislature assembled, That an Act entitled "an Act to in. corporate the proprietors of the Fryeburg Canal,” passed the second day of March one thousand eight hundred and fifteen, by the General Court of Massachusetts and all Acts and parts of Acts additional thereto, be, and the same are hereby repealed; and all the rights and duties arising under said Act or Acts are bereby rescinded and annulledProvided, however, that nothing in this Act shall be construed to affect or destroy any claim, or claims of any ferson or persons, or of any corporation, which may be, at the time of passing this Act, legally and equitably standing against said corporation.