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No. 10.

In Act

Relating to the Allegheny Valley Railroad.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Senate und House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in General Assembly met, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the same, That the annual meeting of the stockholders of the Allegheny Valley Railroad Company, for the election of managers, as provided in the charter of said company, shall take place the last Tuesday of February, in each and every year, when said stockholders shall proceed to elect the said managers, and the said managers, and those thereafter chosen in pursuance of said charter and this act, at their first meeting shall choose by ballot one of their own number as president of said company, and at such annual meeting and election each share of stock shall entitle the holder to one vote, and in case of a vacancy occurring in said board of managers from any cause, the vacancy may be filled by the board of managers, and should a vacancy occur in the office of president, said managers, on a call of their secretary, shall meet and fill said vacancy, in manner and form as provided for the election of the president; and if, at any time, an election of managers shall not be held at the time specified, the corporation shall not, for that reason, be dissolved, but it shall be lawful to hold such election for managers on any day within three months thereafter, by giving at least ten days' previous notice of the time and place of holding said election, by publication, and the managers of the preceding year shall continue in office until others are elected in their stead.

JOHN CESSNA,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.
GEORGE V. LAWRENCE,

Speaker of the Senate. APPROVED—The twenty-second day of January, Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and sixty-three.

A. G. CURTIN.

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Supplementary to the act incorporating the Lehigh and Delaware Water Gap Railroad Company, approved May fourth, Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and fifty-seven.

SECTION 1. Be it enacled by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in General Assembly met, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the same, That the time specified in the seventh section of the act to which this is a supplement, for completing the road of the said railroad company, is hereby extended for the further term of

five years

JOHN CESSNA,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.
GEORGE V. LAWRENCE,

Speaker of the Senate. APPROVED—The twenty-seventh day of January, Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and sixty-three,

A. G. CURTIN.

No. 12.

An Act

To supply the loss of legal evidence of Association of E. H. Chase, and

others.

WHEREAS, E. H. Chase, N. Kingsland, O. Kendal How, Jonathan Watson, A. B. Funk, and C. V. Culver, became heretofore associated for the purpose of establishing the Petroleum Bank, in the county of Crawford, in accordance with an act to establish a system of free banking in Pennsylvania, and secure the public against loss from insolvent banks, approved March thirty-first, one thousand eight hundred and sixty-two, and its supplement :

And whereas, A certificate of such association, in due form of law, was approved and signed by the Attorney General of Pennsylvania, as required by said act, on the tenth day of October, Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and sixtytwo, which certificate, in its transmission to the said county

of Crawford for record, was lost, and cannot be recovered; therefore,

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Senate und House of Represen. tatives of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in General Assem bly met, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the same That the Court of Common Pleas of the county of Crawford, or any judge thereof, shall have power to hear evidence relating thereto, and upon satisfactory proof being had of the loss of said certificate, may cause a certificate in like form and proper attestation of the formation of said association, in aecordance with the afore-recited act, to be drawn, and upon the approval thereof by said court judge, it shall be the duty of the recorder of the county of Crawford to record the same, for a like purpose and with like effect as an original certificate duly recorded.

JOHN CESSNA,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.
GEORGE V. LAWRENCE,

Speaker of the Senate. APPROVED— The twenty-seventh day of January, Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and sixty-three.

A. G. CURTIN.

No. 13.

* Supplement

To “An Act to incorporate the Mahanoy and Broad Mountain Railroad

Company,'' approved March twenty-ninth, Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and fifty-nine.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in General Assembly met, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the same, That the number of the members of the board of directors of the Mahanoy and Broad Mountain Railroad Company, from and after the expiration of the period for which the presentboard has been elected, shall be reduced to six, and that at the next election, and annually thereafter, the stockholders shall elect but six persons to serve as directors for said com

pany, a majority of whom, together with the president, shall
constitute a quorum.

JOHN CESSNA,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.
GEORGE V. LAWRENCE,

Speaker of the Senate. APPROVED— The twenty-eighth day of January, Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and sixty-three.

A. G. CURTIN.

No. 14.

In Act

To establish a Ferry over the Allegheny river, at Kittanning, Armstrong

county, Pennsylvania.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Senate und House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in General Assembly met, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the same That Jackson Boggs, of the borough of Kittanning, and his Ferry authoheirs and assigns, shall have the right and privilege, at their rized. own expense, to make good and convenient landings, on both sides of the Allegheny river, at Kittanning, on the east side at or near the end of Arch street, at the place now used as a landing, and on the west side as nearly opposite to the said landing on the east side as may be practicable, and to use the river between said landings as a public ferry: Provided, That the said Jackson Boggs, his heirs and assigns, shall pay Damages, how to the owner or owners of the land on the west side of the to be assessed. river where said landing shall be made, all damages which may accrue to said owner or owners in consequence thereof, which damages, if they cannot be amicably arranged, shall be assessed by a jury of three persons, appointed by the Court of Quarter Sessions of Armstrong county, and their report and proceedings shall be the same in every respect as in the case of opening roads under existing laws.

SECTION 2. That the said Jackson Boggs, bis heirs or as- Ferry to be kept signs, shall keep the said landings and ferry in good order and in good order, repair, fit for the transportation and passage of travellers, &o. teams and carriages of all descriptions, keep good and sufficient boats and other crafts, and good and careful ferrymen, who shall attend to the transportation of passengers, et cetera.

SECTION 3. That the said Jackson Boggs, his heirs and as- May use horse signs, shall have the privilege, if they see proper, to put on a or steam ferry horse ferry boat, or å steam ferry boat, for the purpose of boat.

transportation of passengers and vehicles, et cetera, between

the aforesaid landings. Tolls.

SECTION 4. That the said Jackson Boggs, his heirs and assigns, as å remuneration for keeping up the aforesaid ferry boat and landings, shall charge and receive such tolls as are customary on the Allegheny river for the transportation of

passengers, carriages, et cetera. Prohibition. Section 5. That it shall not be lawful for any other person

or persons to establish or use a ferry for the transportation of passengers or vehicles, et cetera, on the said river, at the borough of Kittanning, between the north and south lines of the said borough; any person violating the provisions of this act shall forfeit to the said Jackson Boggs, his heirs or assigns, the sum of two dollars for each and every passenger transported, and five dollars for each and every carriage or wagon, to be recovered as debts of like amount are recovered before

a justice of the peace. Penalty for in SECTION 6. That if any person or persons shall wilfully cut juries to works. or break, or in any way injure or destroy any boat, craft, or

other property, or take from its moorings any craft or boat
belonging to said ferry, he, she, or they, so offending, shall
each of them forfeit and pay to the said Jackson Boggs, his
heirs and assigns, the sum of twenty-five dollars, in addition
to all damages sustained by said Jackson Boggs, his heirs and
assigns, to be recovered as debts of like amount are recover-
able.

JOHN CESSNA,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.
GEORGE V. LAWRENCE,

Speaker of the Senate. APPROVED—The twenty-eighth day of February, Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and sixty-three.

A. G. CURTIN.

No. 15.

An Act
To authorize the Controller and Commissioners of Allegheny county to

compromise with the holders of bonds of said county, issued in pay-
ment of subscriptions to the capital stock of certain railroad companies.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Senate und House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in General Assem

bly met, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the same, Compromise Tbat the controller and commissioners of Allegheny county be with bondhold- and are hereby authorized and em. owered to neguiate a comers authorized.

promise with the holder or holders of any of the bonds of said

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