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ed, one and an half cents; for every stage-waggon, chariot, coachi
AN ACT appoinling commissioners to lay out a road therein
mentioned, from the house of John Fay 10 the Strayford road, neir Hankerson's tavern, in the county of Montgomery !
Passed April 17, 1816. I. BE it enacted by the people of the State of New York, repreCommis- sented in Senate and Assembly, That Philip R. Frey, Daniel sioners, Potter and Johu Fay be, and they are hereby appointed conmis
sioners, and they or any two of them are hereby empowered to lay
out a public road, four rods wide, from the dwelling house of Johu Route of Fay, in the town of Northampton, in the county of Montgomery, the road, to the Summer-house Point, from thence on the most direct route to
the meetiog-house in the village of Kingsbury, aod from thence ou
that the said commissioners shall enter on record, in each of the town to be re
clerk's offices of the towns through which said road shall pass, corded.
a copy of the route of the same.
II. And be it further enacteil, That when any part of said road
shall be laid out in pursuance of this act, through any improved Damages,
lands, the owner or owuers thereof shall be paid such damages as assessed. such owner or owners may sustain by reason thereof, and the sanje
be determined and ascertained agreeably to the directions of the act to regulate highways; and each and every town shall pay and bear their own espenses where such road is laid out.
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IIJ. Anıl be it further enacted, That the said commissioners shall Pay of comeach be allowed two collars, for every day they shall or niay be missioners. employed in the service aforesaid, to be paid by the supervisors of each respective town througle which said road shall run, in such proportion as the said comnissiovers, by an instrument in writing uuder their hands, shall certify lo be just and equitable ; but if do mooey shall be in the hands of such supervisor, it shall be the duty of such supervisor to draw his warrant on the treasurer of said county, in favor of such commissioner or commissioners, for the amount of such sum as shall be so ceriified by suid commissioners to be due to illem respectively; and the treasurer of the county is hereby authorisex and required to pay the same ont of any movies in the treasury; and the supervisors of said county, at their annual niecting, shall cause to be raised, levied and collected, from thic ficelolders add inhabitaots of each respective towo, the amount of such warrant so drawn on the treasurer by the supervisors of any such town.
IV. And be it further enacted, That ilie commissioners of highways iu their several towns, where such roads shall be laid by ine Road to be conmissio:eis appointed in and by this act, are hereby authorised and poned. directed, without delay, to open the road in their several lowris, and cause the same to he worked in like manner as if the same had bren laid ont by the said town commissicuers respectively.
V. And be il further enacted, That every commissioner appointed in and by this aci, shall take and subscribe an oath, before ihey enter upon the duties of their office, in the following form :
Oath. do solemnly and sincerely swear, that I will in all things, to the best of my knowledge and understanding, vell and faithfully csecute the trust reposed in me as a commissioner, without favor or partiality ;” and a certified copy thie.eo! :hall be entered of record in the town clerk's cflice, in the town where such commissiouer resides.
AN ACT for the relief of Fichard Goedel.
Passed April 17, 1816. WHEREAS Richard Goodell did, in the year one thousand cight hundred and thirteen, erect buildings on lot number forty-two,
Preamble. in the village of East-Oswego, belonging to the people of this state, the erection of which buildings lias materially accommodated the public: And whereas the said Richard Goodell is desirous of purchasing the said lot number forty.two, and the water lot number 6, directly in front thereof, at a fair valuation thereof, to be made by the commissioners of the land office : Thercfore,
1. Be it eacted by the people of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assenbly, That it shall be lawful for the Lots no. 42 commissioners of the land-office, aod they are hereby required, to & 6, E. Os grant letters patent to the said Richard Goodell, for the said lots wego, to be number forly two and sis, in the village of East-Oswego, op his pay- R. Goodell. ing, or securing to be paid to the people of this state, such sum of money, and at such time or times, as the commissioners of the land
office shall declare to be a fair valuation of the aforesaid lots, without takiog into view the improvements made by the said Richard Goodell.
II. And be it further enacted, That the said Richard Goodell, before D. Burt'sim
he shall receive any patent for, or title to the premises herein before provements described, shall pay to Daniel Burt for any improvement he had on To be paid. the public land at East-Oswego, of which the said Richard Goodell
has taken possession, and which belonged to the said Daniel Burt, the value of which improvements shall be ascertained and collected, in the manner prescribed in and by the seventeenth section of the act, entitled “ an act concerning the commissioners of the land office, and the sale of the unappropriated lands,” passed April sixth, one thousand eight hundred and thirteer.
AN ACT relating to Inspectors of Elections in the city of Troy.
': Passed April 17, 1816. BE it enacted by the people of the State of New-York, represented in Senale and Assembly, That the inspectors of election, who were chosen at the last town meeting iu and for the town of Troy, in the county of Rensselaer, under the act, entitled “an act relative to the duties and privileges of towns," shall be the inspectors of election in the city of Troy, at the next general election within this state, any thing in the act to incorporate the city of Troy to the eontrary uot withstanding.
AN ACT authorising the Comptroller to loan moncy to certain persons therein mentioned.
Passed April 17, 1816. . I. DE it enacted by the People of the State of New York, repreLoan to be sented in Senate and Assembly, That it shall be the duty of the made to l. comptroller to luan to Isaac Hutton a sum, not exceeding twenty Hutton.
thousand dollars, out of any monies not otherwise appropriated, and which may not be appropriated for public purposes during the present session of the Legislature ; and that the comptroller be authorised to draw his warrant on the treasurer for the same : Provided, that the said loan shall not be made until the same be secured to the people of this state, by a sufficient bond, conditioned for the annual pay. ment of the interest thereof, at the rate of seven per centum per an. num, and the repayment of the principal in five years, nor until the said payment shall be further secured by a mortgage or mortgages on real estate, exclusive of the the buildings erected thereon, of double the value of the amount so loaned, unless such buildings shall be insured and continue to be insured against fire, and the policy of insurance assigned to and for the use and benefit of this
sate, to be approved of by the comptroller; and further, that the title shall be examined and approved of by the attorney general.
II. And be it further enacted, That it shall be the duty of the To the comptroller, to loan to the president, directors and company of the Rensselaer
Munty of Woollen Woollen aod Cotton Manufacturing Company, in the county of a Rensselaer, a sum cot exceediog ten thousand dollars, out of any Company. monies not otherwise appropriated, and which may not be appropriated for public purposes during the present session of the Legislature; and that the comptroller be authorised to draw his warrant on the treasurer for the same : Provided, that the said president, directors and company shall secure to the people of this state, by a sufficient bond, conditioned for the annual payment of the interest thereof, at the rate of seven per centum per appum, and the repayment of the priocipal in five years, por until the said payment shall be further secured by a mortgage or mortgages on unipcumbered real estate, within this state, of double the value of the sum loaned, exclusive of any buildings thereon, the title whereof to be approved of by the comptroller and attoruey general.
III. And be it further enacted, That it shall be the duty of the comptroller to loan to Jabez Burrows a sum not exceeding five To Jabez thousand dollars, ont of any movies not otherwise appropriated, and Burrows. which may not be appropriated for public purposes during the pres. ent session of the Legislature; and that the comptroller be authorised to draw his warrant on the treasurer for the same: Provided, Proviso. that the sail loan shall not be made until the sanje be secured to the people of this state by a sufficient bopd, conditioned for the annual payment of the interest thereof, at the rate of seven per ceptum per annum, and the repayment of the principal in five years, por until the said payment shall be further secured by a mortgage or mortgages on real estate, inclusive of the buildings erected thereon, of double the value of the amount so loaned, unless such buildings shall be iosured and continue to be insured against firc, and the policy of insurance assigned to and for the benefit of this state, to be approved of by the comptroller; and further, that the title shall be examived and approved of by the attorney general : Anil provided, that the comptroller shall not for the purpose of satisfyiog either of the loans contemplated by this act, be authorised to sell or dispose of any the stock authorised to be created on the credit of this state by aby act heretofore passed, and that no money to arise from any sale of any such stock shall be applied to the purposes aforesaid, or either of them, por shall any movey be loaned, unless a surplus from the ordinary revenues of this state shall remain in the treasury, after satisfying all appropriations made during the present session of the Legislature.
Passed April 17, 1816. WHEREAS, John Brown, Roswel Woodruff, Eliphalet Ed. monds, David I. Andrus, Ethel Bronson, Jabez Foster, Egbert
Preamble. Ten Eyck, Hoel Lawrence, Frederick White, Abel Cole, and otit
ers associated as a company, under the name and style of the “Jefferson county Bank,” by their petition presented to the Legislature, have prayed for thie privilege of being incorporated as a company
and body corporate : Therefore, . Companyin- I. BE il enacted by the people of the State of New York, reprecorporated. sented in Senate and Assembly, That all such persous as shall be
stockholders of the said bank, shall be and hereby are ordained, constituted and declared to be, from time to time, and until the first day of January, which will be in the year one thousand eig!:t hun
dred and thirty-two, a body corporate and politic, in fact and in Style and name, by the name of the President, Directors and Company of “the powers. 'Jefferson county Bauk;” and by that name they and their success.
ors, until that day, may and sball have succession, and shall be ia law persons capable of suing and being sued, pleading and being impleaded, answering and being answered unto, defending and bejog defended, in all courts and places whatsoever, and in all mauner of actions, suits and complaints, matters and caves whatso. cver; and that they and their successors may have a common seal, and may change and alter the same at their pleasure; and also that they and their successors, by the aforesaid name of incorporation,
shall be in law capable of purchasing, holding and conveying any Proviso. estate, real or personal, for the use of the sad corporation : Pro
videil, that the real estate which it shall be lawful for the said corporation to hold, shall be only such as shall be requisite for its immedinte accommodation, in relation to the convenient transactiou of its busivess, or such as shall have been bona fide mortgaged to it by 'way of security, or conveyed to it in satisfaction of debts, previously contracted in the course of its dealings, or purchased at sales upon judgments which shall have been obtained for such debts : And providi d further, that the said bank shall be established in the county of Jefferson, and that its operation of discount and deposit shall be carried on in one of the villages of said county, and oot elsewhere: And further, that the said corporation shall not, directly or indirectly, deal or trade iu business, or selling any goods, wares, merchandizes, or commodities whatsoever, or in buying or selling any stock created under auy act of the United States, or of any particular state, unless in selling the same when truly pledged by way of security for debts due to the said corporation: And provided also, that it shall not be lawful for the said bank to issue any notes or bills, until 20 affidavit by the president and cashier of said bank shall have been made and filed in the clerk's office of the county of Jessersou, stating that the sum of twelve aud an half per cent. upon each share of the capital stock of said bank bas been actually paid iuto said bank io specie.
II. And be it further cnacled That the capital stock of the said Stock,
corporation shall not exceed four hundred thousand dollars, and that a share in said stock shall be filty dollars; and that subscription books shall be kept open, under the direction of the following persons, as commissioners to apportion the stock and determine ou the sile for the banking.house, viz: Elisha Camp of Housfield, Jesse Hopkinis of Henderson, Ebenezer Wood of Ellisburgh, Jahez Foster of Watertown, Clark Allen of Lorraine, Samuel C. Kapady of Rodman,