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iates, successors and assigns, be and they hereby are jade a Corporation by the name of the Belfast Flannel Corporate name. Ianufacturing Company for the purpose of Manufacturing 'lannel in the town of Belfast, in the County of Waldo, rith power to take and hold any estate, real or per- Me onal to an amount not exceeding, at any one time, the tot ralue of fifty thousand dollars; and said Company shall nave all the powers and privileges, granted to similar Cor- Powers and duporations, subject to all the duties and requirements, contained in the several Acts defining the general powers and duties of Manufacturing Corporations, and also to an Act concerning Corporations, passed the sixteenth day of February one thousand eight hundred and thirty-six.
May hold 'estate
Approved March 9, 1836. Sect. 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in Legislature assembled, That Samuel Weston, Names of corpo Oliver B. Dorrance, Abraham Colby, Thomas S. Abbot, Cushing Mitchell, Seth Bryant, S. J. Gardiner, and Charles Emerson, their associates and successors, be, and they hereby are constituted a body politic and corporate by the name of the Fairfield Mill Company for the purpose Corporate name. of manufacturing lumber, cotton, wool, iron and steel, and also of engaging in such other branches of trade as may be necessarily connected therewith in the Town of Fair. Location. field in the County of Somerset, on the Kennebec River; and said Company may erect such mills, dams, works, machines and buildings on their own land, as may be necessary for carrying on these useful manufactures, and branches of trade; and for these purposes shall have all the powers, and privileges and be subject to all the duties Powers and duand requirements expressed in the several Acts of this State, defining the general powers and duties incident to
Manufacturing Corporations; and also subject to an Ac entitled “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 Corporation May hold estate may take and hold real and personal estate to an amoun:
not exceeding at any one time on the whole the sum o four hundred thousand dollars.
Sect. 2. Be it further enacted, That the first meeting of said Company shall and may be called by any three oi the individuals herein named, at such time and place as they may think fit, by giving such public notice as they may deem proper.
to the amount of 400,000 dollars.
Mode of calling first meeting.
AN ACT 10 incorporate the Proprietors of the Franklin Bridge.
Approved March 9, 1836.
Powers and du
Sect. 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Repreresentatives, in Legislature assembled, That Edward Rouse, orpo William G. Mosely, A. B. Perry, A. B. Simpson, George
Hinman, George W. Darling, Ambrose Simpson, their associates, successors, and assigns, be and they hereby are
incorporated into a body politic by the name of the Corporate name. Franklin Bridge Proprietors, for the purpose of building
du- a Toll Bridge over an arm of Taunton Bay so called near
Sullivan Ferry, and to locate the same at any point on said Bay between the land of John West and Levi Clark, in Franklin, and the site of the former Bridge, as may appear best upon survey, and to enjoy all the powers and privileges, incident and belonging to similar Corporations.
Sect. 2. Be it further enacted, That the said Corpora
tion be and hereby is authorized and empowered to erect May erect toll bridge over a Toll Bridge over said Taunton Bay, at some convenient
point, to be determined by survey between the land of John West and Levi Clark in Franklin, and the site of the
free of expense.
former Bridge, and the right of building and maintaining a Bridge across the said Taunton Bay is fully granted to said Corporation. The said Bridge shall be built of good and durable materials and well covered with plank or timber suitable for such a Bridge, with sufficient rails on each side for the safety of passengers.
Sect. 3. Be it further enacted, That a draw or hoist in Bridge to be consaid Bridge shall be constructed of the width of thirty feet drawler hvisto a with pierz or wharves for vessels to pass conveniently, and the said proprietors shall cause the same to be hoisted, or opened, for the accommodation of all such vessels as may have occasion to pass through the same, free of expense Vessels to pass and without unnecessary delay, and the said Bridge shall be so constructed that open boats and gondolas can conveniently pass under said Bridge.
Sect. 4. Be it further enacted, That a toll be, and the same is hereby granted and established for the sole benefit of said Corporation, according to the following rates, viz: for each foot person, twelve and half cents; for each per- Rates of toll. son and horse thirty five cents; for each waggon chaise, sleigh or other carriage of pleasure, drawn by one horse fifty cents; for each coach, chariot, sleigh, pbæton or other carriage of pleasure, drawn by two horses, eighty cents; for each coach, sleigh, phæton, or other carriage of pleasure drawn by four horses, one dollar; for each sled, sleigh, cart or other carriage of burden, drawn by one beast, forty cents; for each cart, waggon, sleigh or sled drawn by two beasts seventy cents; and for each additional beast, fifteen cents; for neat cattle, or horses, exclusive of those rode upon, or in teams, or carriages, sixteen cents; for sheep or swine, three cents each; and for each team one person and no more shall be allowed as driver, to pass free of toll, Provided, that all persons going to or returning Proviso. from public religious worship on the Sabbath days; all persons going to or returning from any funeral; and all persons who shall actually be on military duty shall be permitted, with their baggage, to pass said Bridge free of toll, and at all times when the toll gatherer shall not attend
to his duty, the gate shall be left open, and the toll słu commence from the day of opening the Bridge for passe gers; and the Proprietors aforesaid shall erect and at a times keep, at the place where the toll is collected, e posed to view, a sign or board with the rates of toll fain and legibly written thereon.
Sect. 5. Be it further enacted, That unless said Brida Bridge to be fin: shall be erected and finished within the term of five year
from the passing of this Act, and shall be kept in good repair thereafter, this grant shall be void.
Sect. 6. Be it further enacted, That Edward Rouse be Manner of call- and he hereby is authorized to fix the time and place o
holding the first meeting of said Corporation, and to notify the same, by posting up notices thereof in some publie place in each of the Towns of Sullivan, Hancock and Franklin and advertising in a newspaper printed in Ellsworth at least fourteen days before said ineering.
ing first meeting.
Names of Corporators.
Approved March 9, 1836.
Samuel Kelley and George J. Galvin, their associates, successors and assigns,-proprietors of the following described real estate, situate in Calais in the County of Washington and bounded as follows, to wit; westerly by the meeting house avenue so called, northeast by land of Otis L. Bridges and Sanuel Kelley, easterly and southerly on land of Samuel Kelley and land late in occupation of William H. Ty. ler or however otherwise bounded, containing half an
acre more or less—be and they hereby are made a body Corporate name. corporate by the name of the Proprietors of the Calais
Temperance House, for the purpose of erecting, finishing, altering, repairing, enlarging, improving and furnishing on
Description of boundaries.
May hold estate to the amount of
le premises above described, a commodious building or aildings, with suitable accommodations for travellers, for Public House. Sect. 2. Be it further enacted, That said Proprietors May hold estate ay take and hold estate real and personal, not exceeding $30,000. sirty thousand dollars, and shall have all the powers, neessary for the convenient management of said property, ubject nevertheless to the duties and requirements and intitled to all the privileges of an Act entitled “An Act oncerning Corporations,” passed February sixteenth in he year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and chirty six.
Sect. 3. Be it further enacted, That the stock in Stock of said said Company shall be deemed and taken to be personal deemed personal property and transferred and sold as such. And whenever the Corporation shall be dissolved, the property thereof shall vest in the holders of the shares, at the time of such dissolution according to their several and respective interests therein, subject to the legal and equitable claims of creditors of the Corporation to be enforced according to law.
Company to be deemed personal property.
- Chapter 93.
Approved March 9, 1836. Sect. 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in Legislature assembled, That Mark Leighton, Names of corpoAaron Frost and Charles Frost, their associates and successors be and they hereby are constituted a body politici and corporate, by the name of the Perry Manufacturing Corporate name. Company, with power to build a dam over tide waters in Powers, &c. the town of Perry from Dodge's Point to Charles Frost's land near the State's land at Stand's Point, and cut a canal from Frost's Cove, so called, across Mark Leighton's land into Perry harbor, provided the land taken for the purposes aforesaid shall be owned by the Corporation; and said Cor.