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Includes "Statistical tables compiled from the annual returns of the railroad companies of the state."
 

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Page 31 - State,: commission, during his pleasure, one or more persons designated by such company, who, having been duly sworn, may act at its expense as policemen upon the premises used by it in its business, or upon its cars or vessels.
Page 9 - State, commence the construction of its road, and expend thereon ten per cent. of the amount of its subscribed capital, or shall not finish or put in operation its railroad within five years from the time of recording its articles as aforesaid, its corporate existence and powers shall cease.
Page 16 - ... commissioners shall order, and the convenience and safety of the public travel upon said turnpike, highway or street may require...
Page 17 - Bureau, as herein provided, he shall be liable to the United States in the sum of fifty dollars, to be recovered in an action of debt, for each and every certificate not properly accounted for or returned.
Page 6 - Any number of persons, not less than twenty-five, may form a company for the purpose of constructing, maintaining and operating a railroad for public use in the conveyance of persons and property...
Page 7 - Each subscriber to such articles of association shall subscribe thereto his name, place of residence, and the number of shares of stock he agrees to take in said company. On compliance with the provisions of the...
Page 49 - ... in which they are jointly interested, and the manner in which the business shall be done, and apportion to the corporations their respective shares of the expenses, receipts, and income of the same...
Page 23 - ... are not convenient and reasonable for the accommodation of the inhabitants on the line of such road, said Commissioners shall forthwith cause a notice to be given to all parties interested, specifying the time and place of hearing such complaint, and on such hearing, if good and sufficient cause exist, shall make such regulations in relation thereto as they shall deem proper; and any railroad company neglecting to comply with such regulations shall forfeit to the State twenty-five dollars for...
Page 5 - ... any Railroad Commissioner in the discharge of his duty, shall be fined not exceeding one thousand dollars, or imprisoned not exceeding one year, or both.
Page 7 - ... whole of the capital stock is not before subscribed, open books of subscription to fill up the capital stock of the company, in such places and after giving such notice as they may deem expedient, and may continue to receive subscriptions until the whole capital stock is subscribed. At the time of subscribing, every subscriber shall pay to the directors ten per cent on the amount subscribed by him, in money ; and no subscription shall be received or taken without such payment.

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