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That the said corporation shall be called, and known, by the Incorporation. name, style and title of the Pleasant View church, of Fayette Title county, and, by the same name, shall have perpetual succes
Privileges. sion, and be able to sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded, in all courts of law, and elsewhere, and shall be capable, in law and equity, to take, hold, and receive, to them and their successors, for the use of the said church and congregation, lands, tenements, goods and chattels, of whatsoever kind, nature or quality, real, personal or mixed, which are now, or shall, or may, at any time hereafter, become the property of said church, or congregation, to be held for their use, by gift, grant, bargain, sale, conveyance, devise, bequest, or otherwise, from any person, or persons, whomsoever, capable of making the same, and the same to grant, bargain, sell, mortgage, improve, or dispose of, for the support of a pastor, or pastors, and other officers, and charitable purposes, of the said congregation: Provided, That Income. the clear yearly value, or income, of the said estates, shall not exceed the sum of two thousand dollars. SECTION 2. Thaî the business of said congregation shall be
Eleetion of trns. conducted by five trustees, who shall choose, from their number, tees and officers & president and secretary, and may appoint a treasurer, and such other officers as the said trustees may, from time to time, deem necessary, for the better government of said congregation; and until others are, or shall be, elected, as is hereinafter provided, the following named persons shall be the trustees, viz: John C. M'Cormick, Samuel Brown, Emanuel Campbell, John Trustees to act G. Hornbeck and Benjamin Hill, to continue in office until the until election. first Monday of November next, on which day, the members of said congregation shall elect five persons, to serve as trustees, for one year, or until their successors are elected, by ballot; and their places shall be supplied at the annual election, to be held, for that purpose, in each year, on the first Monday of November: Provided, That, in case of vacancy, by death, or Vacancies, otherwise, the remaining trustees shall appoint a person to supply the same, until the next election. SECTION 3. That the said trustees, and their successors, shall
By-laws. have full power to enact, and enforce, all such by-laws, and ordinances, as they shall think proper, for the regulation and transaction of business of the said congregation; to change the time, and place, of holding their annual election, as the same may be found convenient; and, if the congregation neglect, on the day of annual meeting, to hold their election, the trustees may appoint any subsequent time, at which such election shall be held; the time, and notice, thereof, to be regulated by the by-laws: Provided, That all by-laws be in accordance with Proviso.
Speaker of the Senate. APPROVED — The seventh day of April, Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and sixty-two.
A. G. CURTIN.
To incorporate the Presbyterian Parsonage Association of Loacock Con
gregation. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Represent tatives of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in General Assem bly met, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the same,
That Nathaniel E. Slaymaker, Jonathan Leidigh, Henry Eckert, Corporators.
Thomas S. Woods, Robert M'Ilvaine, Sylvester Kennedy, Jas. M'Ilvaine, Molton R. Sample and Nathaniel Gillespie, and such other persons as shall be associated with them, and their successors, be and the same are hereby erected into a body
corporate and politic, by the name, style and title of the PresName.
byterian Parsonage Association of Leacock Congregation, with Capital stock. a capital stock of twenty-five hundred dollars, with power to
increase the same to four thousand dollars, to be divided into
shares of twenty-five dollars each; and the object of the associaObjects.
tion shall be to purcbase a lot of ground, and erect thereon suitable buildings, and necessary improvements, for a residence of the
pastor of the Leacock Presbyterian congregation. Membership
SECTION 2. Each member of this association subscribing, and paying over to the treasurer, twenty-five dollars, will be entitled to one share of stock, and to his sbare of the rents, profits, or incomes, of said property, in proportion to the amount of
his stock, after deducting expenses for taxes, repairs, &c. Privileges.
Section 3. This association, and their successors, shall be able, and capable, in law, to take, receive, hold and enjoy, all, and all manner of, lands, tenements, rents, annuities, hereditaments, franchises, and any sums of money, and any manner, and portion, of goods, and chattels, bequeathed to them, to be employed, and disposed of, according to the objects, articles and conditions hereof, or according to the by-laws of this corporation, or the will, and intention, of the donor: Provided
always, That the clear yearly value, or income, of the real Income.
estate of said association, shall not exceed the sum of five bun
dred dollars. Election of trus
SECTION 4. That the affairs of said association shall be mantoes.
aged by a board of trustees, consisting of nine members, to be elected, by the stockholders, on the third Saturday in March, in each year, to serve for one year, or until others are elected, unless removed for cause, by a vote of two-thirds of the stockholders, at a special meeting called for that purpose, by any five of said stockholders, they giving public notice, of said meeting, at least two weeks prior to holding the same.
SECTION 5. Each stockholder, who shall have paid in his Votos.
amount of stock subscribed, or so much as may be required of him, from time to time, shall be entitled to vote as follows, riz: each stockholder shall be entitled to one vote, and for each ad. ditional share, one vote; but no membershall be entitled to more than eight votes.
SECTION 6. No loss, or impediment, to the association, shall Failure to hold take place, by reason of any omission to elect trustees, at the an election, retime specified; but the same officers shall continue to enjoy lative to. all the power, and authority, vested in them by this act, until ap election shall be duly held, at a succeeding annual meeting of the association, for electing officers.
SECTION 7. The board of trustees shall have power to fill Vacancies. vacancies in their own body, and the persons, by them chosen, or elected, shall continue to be officers until the next annual election; and nothing in this section, or act, shall be so construed to prevent the re-election of such officers.
SECTION 8. That this corporation, or association shall have Seal. authority to have, hold and use, a common seal, and the same to change, alter, or amend, at pleasure; and by the name, style and title aforesaid, shall be capable, in law, to sue and be sued, before any court in this commonwealth; and may do, and make, all needful rules, regulations and by-laws, for the well ordering By-laws. of the business affairs of the corporation, so that the same in no wise conflict with, or be contrary to, the laws and constitution of this commonwealth, or of the United States.
SECTION 9. That the stock may be transferred, agreeably to Stock may be the by-laws which may be adopted by the corporation. transferred.
SECTION 10. The board of trustees, elected each year, shall Officers. choose, from their own number, one person as president, one person as secretary, and one person as treasurer; and a majority of the board of trustees shall constitute a quorum to do Quorum of business.
SECTION 11. The secretary shall keep a book of the minutes Duties of secreof the proceedings of said association.
tary. Section 12. The treasurer of the association shall, at least Duties of treaonce in each year, render a statement of the finances of the surer. association, if required to do so, and shall pay over, to each stockholder, on demand, once in each year, his pro rala proportion of any moneys, for incomes, or rents, which he
have received for said association.
SECTION 13. That the stockholders of said association shall Individual liabe jointly, and severally, liable, in their individual capacities, bility. for debts due mechanics, workmen and laborers, employed by said company
SECTION 14. That the legislature hereby reserves the right to Reservation. amend, alter, or repeal, this charter, at any time; in such manner, however, as shall do no injustice to the corporators.
SECTION 15. That the said N. E. Slaymaker, Jonathan Lei- Trustees to act digh, Henry Eckert, Thomas S. Woods, Robert M'Ilvaine, until election. Sylvester Kennedy, James M'Ilvaine, Molton R. Sample, and Nathaniel Gillespie, shall have full power to act as trustees, under this charter, until the time fixed for the first election of trustees, by this act, or until their successors be legally elected under this act.
Speaker of the Senate. APPROVED—The eleventh day of April, Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and sixty-two.
A. G. CURTIN.
To incorporate the Citizens' Gas Light Company. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Represenatives of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in General AssemBly met, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the same, That James Parke, junior, Wm. M. Bell, John Birmingham, R. T. Kennedy, James H. Childs, Josiah King, Dewitt C. Clapp, Charles A. Howe, Nathaniel Holmes, junior, John Otterson, John F. Jennings, and William Little, be and they are hereby appointed commissioners, and they, or a majority of them, are hereby authorized, to carry into effect the establishment of s gas company, to be called the Citizens' Gas Light Company, and to be located in the city of Allegheny, in the county of Allegheny, with a capital stock of thirty thousand dollars, to be divided into shares, of twenty-five dollars each; to be organized, managed and governed, as provided by an act, entitled "An Act to provide for the incorporation of gas and water companies," approved the eleventh day of March, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-seven, and be subject to all the restrictions and provisions, together with all the immunities, rights and privileges, contained in said act: Provided however, That the price to be charged for the gas, manufactured and furnished by said company, shall not exceed the sum of one dollar and fifty cents, per every one thousand cubic feet.
Speaker of the Senate. APPROVED — The eleventh day of April, Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and sixty-two.
A. G. CURTIN.
To incorporate the Farmers' and Mechanics' Bank, at Shippensburg.
SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Represenatives of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in General Assemaly met, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the same, That John Greason, John Wunderlich, Thomas P. Blair, P. A. Corporators. Abl, A brabam Myers, junior, A. G. Miller and Joseph M. Means, who do now constitute the stockholders of the firm of Greason, Wunderlich and Company, Farmers' and Mechanics' Bank, at Shippensburg, or such persons as shall, hereafter, become stockholders of the same, shall be, and are hereby, created a corporation and body politic, as a bank of discount and deposit, by the name and style of the Farmers' and Mechanics’ Namo. Bank, of Shippensburg, and shall so continue, until the first Tuesday of April, Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and seventy-seven; and, by that name, shall, and may,
sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded, defend and be defended; and, Privileges. by that name, are hereby made able and capable, in law, to have, purchase, receive, possess, enjoy and retain, to them and their successors, such real estate as may be necessary for the transaction of their business, not exceeding, in value, ten thousand dollars, except such as may be held, by said company, as security for debts, and the same to sell, grant, mortgage or demise; also, to make, have and use, a common seal, and the Seal. same to alter and renew, at pleasure; and, also, to establish, and put in execution, all such by-laws and regulations, as they By-laws. shall deem necessary, for the governing and regulating said company
SECTION 2. That tbe joint stock, and all the goods, chattels, Stock and other money, debts, and other property, real and personal, now be- property of cerlonging, or due, and payable to, or to become due, and payable tain banking to, or held in trust, for the said company, shall, and the same company trang
ferred to this. are, bereby, transferred to, and vested in, the corporation hereby created; and all contracts made with the said company, or any
corporation. person, or persons, for their use, shall enure and operate for the benefit of, and be performed to, and with, the said corporation; and the said corporation shall be liable for all contracts Liable for all entered into by said company, before the passage of this act: contracts enterProvided, That this section shall not be construed so as to
ed into by com
pany. exonerate the stockbolders from their liability for all debts contracted previous to the passage of this act: Provided further, Proviso. That the stockholders of said company, or corporation, in addition to the corporate liability, shall be jointly and severally Liability of liable, to the creditors of said bank, in their individual capaci- stockholders. ties, for the amount of all deposits made with said company, or corporation, whether the same be interest, or transient deposits.