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Chapter 71.

AN ACT to renew the charter of the Kittery Point Bridge.

... Approved March 4, 1836. Sect. 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Repreentatives, in Legislature assembled, That Wiliam T. Gerrish, Maps Richard Cutts, Joseph Dame, Darius Frisbee, John S. Lawrence, their associates successors, and assigns be and they hereby are incorporated into a body politic by the name of the Proprietors of the Kittery Point Bridge, for Corporate name. the purpose of erecting and keeping in repair a Bridge over Spruce Creek, with power to sue and be sued, to Powers, &c. have a common seal, and to change the same at pleasure, to make by-laws for the management of their affairs, not repugnant to the laws of this State, and may enjoy all the powers and privileges incident and belonging to similar corporations, and may at any meeting, choose a Clerk, who shall be sworn to the faithful discharge of the duties of his office, and any other officers, that they may deem necessary for managing the business of said Corporation, by a vote of a majority of the members present, allowing one vote to each share, Provided no Proprietor shall be entitled to more than ten votes.

Sect. 2. Be it further enacted, That the said Corporation Location of the be and they are hereby fully authorized and empowered to br

erect a Bridge over Spruce Creek any where between the by old ferry way on the Eastern side of the Creek and the E mouth of said Creek in the town of Kittery, and the right - of building and maintaining a Bridge across said Creek is

hereby fully granted to said Corporation, and the said Bridge shall be built of durable materials, not less than Width, materials,

twenty feet in width, and well covered with plank or timeber suitable for such a bridge, with railing on each side for the safety of passengers..

Sect. 3. Be it further enacted, That a draw or hoist e shall be constructed in said Bridge of the width of twenty structed with a #six feet for vessels to pass, and a suitable wharf or pier on

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through the same, free of expense, and without under sary delay, and the said Bridge shall be so construc that gondolas and boats may pass under said Bridge at time of tide with safety, and that part of the Bridge e sisting of the draw shall be at least seventeen feet wide

· Sect. 4. Be it further enacted, That for the purp Rate of toll estab- of remunerating said Proprietors, a toll be and hereby

granted for the sole benefit of the said proprietors as ding to the following rates,lo wit: for each foot passer one cent; for each person and horse eight cents; for en chaise, sleigh or other carriage of pleasure, drawn bree horse twelve and half cents; for each coach, chariot, pir ton, sleigh or other pleasure carriage drawn by two hors forty cents; for each pleasure carriage drawn by more than two horses, fifty cents; for each sled, sleigh, wagon i cart, or other carriage of berthen drawn by one borse, ter cents; for each cart, wagon, sled, sleigh or other carriage of burthen drawn by two horses or oxen, fifteen cents, and for each additional beast, three cents; for neat cattle or horses, exclusive of those rode on or in teams, or carriages, three cents; for sheep or swine one cent each; and he each team, one person only shall be allowed to pass l! of toll; Provided, That all persons belonging to the to". of Kittery, going to or returning from public worship or the Sabbath day, or going to and returning from funeral,

or any person going to or returning from military on Gates to be left shall be allowed to pass, free of toll; and at all tiines may toll gatherer does the toll gatherer does not attend to his duty, the gate som

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Sect. 6. Be it further enacted, That any three of the me efore named proprietors may, by posting up, notifications first meeting. n two or more public places, in the Town of Kittery, call

meeting of said Proprietors to be holden at Kittery Point, at such convenient time and place as shall be menioned in said notification, ten days at least before the time of said meeting.

Chapter 72. .
AN ACT to incorporate the Maine Silk Culture and Manufacturing Company.

Approved March 4, 1836. * Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives, in Legislature assembled, That Edward Savage, Alfred Redington, Johnson Lunt, Eben Fuller, William A. Drew, Ezekiel rator. Holmes, Moses Tabor, Charles Williams, J. H. Hartwell, John Eveleth, Jacob Stanwood, Junr., Eben White, John Agry Junr., their associates, successors, and assigns be and they hereby are created a body corporate and politic by the name of the Maine Silk Culture and Manufacturing Corporate name. Company for the purpose of cultivating the Mulberry Tree, growing silk and manufacturing the same, to be located in the County of Kennebec on their own lands, to have and to hold personal and real estate to the amount May hold estate of fifty thousand dollars, and for these purposes, shall $50,000. have all the powers and privileges and be subject to all Powers and duthe duties and requirements, contained in the several Acts of this State, defining the general powers and duties, incident to similar corporations, and also subject to an Act concerning corporations passed February sixteenth one thousand eight hundred and thirty six.

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Chapter 73.
AN ACT to incorporate the North American Manufacturing Compa

Approved March 4, 1854
Sect. 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Re

sentatives, in Legislature assembled, That Isaac Allard, Nath Persons incorpo- jel M. Lowney, Philip Morrill, James McCrillis, Nati

Read, Joseph Williamson, Frye Hall, Nathaniel H. Br bury, Alfred Johnson Junr., their associates, successor

and assigns be and they hereby are created a body com Corporate name. rate and politic by the name of the North Amersa

Manufacturing Company, for the purpose of manufacture cotton, wool, iron, steel, and paper and also of making machinery; in the towns of Belfast and Swanville in te County of Waldo, and said Corporation may make and erect such canals, docks, wharves, mills, dams, works machines, and buildings on their own lands, as may be necessary and usesul in carrying on the business of said

Company. And for these purposes shall have all the Powers and du- powers and privileges and be subject to all the duties and

requirements contained in the several Acts of this state, defining the general powers and duties, incident to Manufacturing Companies, and also to an Act concerning Corporations, passed February sixteenth one thousand eight hundred and thirty six. '

Sect. 2. Be it further enacted, That said Corporation May hold estate may take and hold any estate real or personal to an amount $900,000. not exceeding at any one time in the whole, the value of

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Chapter 74.
AN ACT to incorporate the Maine Atlantic Granite Company.

Approved March 7, 1836. Sect. 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in Legislature assembled, That Stephen Varney,

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ock; to hold real and personal estate to an amount not May hold estate exceeding in value at any one time two hundred thousand $200,000. lollars; to construct wharves and machinery on their own and, and in general to do whatever Acts and engage in whatever business may be suitable or necessary for the purposes aforesaid, and entitled to all the powers and Powers and duprivileges and subject to all the restrictions and requirements incident by law to similar Corporations; particularly to an Act entitled an Act concerning Corporations passed the sixteenth day of February in the year of our Lora one thousand eight hundred and thirty six.

Sect. 2. Be it further enacted, That the first meeting. of said Corporation shall be held at Thomaston, notice to first meeting be given in any newspaper printed in the County of Lincoln thirty days at least before the holding of such meeting.

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Chapter 75.
AN ACT 10 incorporate the Greenleaf Slate and Coal Company.

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Sect. 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in Legislature assembled, That Enos Wilder, Moses Persons incorpo Greenleaf, Seth E. Benson, Richard D. Green, Charles Willis and J. R. Newell, their associates, successors and assigns, be and they hereby are created a Corporation, by the name of the Greenleaf Slate and Coal Company for Corporate name. the purpose of quarrying, working, vending and dealing in Slate and Coal on land which may be owned by said Corporation in the County of Penobscot with all the

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