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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, 1870
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pany hereby incorporated, and such road, part of
a road, right and privileges, and the right to use
and enjoy the same, as fully to all intents and
purposes as they now are or might be used and
exercised by the said corporation or persons in
whom the same are now vested.

May cross or

Sec. 11. Be it enacted, That whenever in the
construction of said road or roads it shall be ne-
cessary to cross or intersect any established road
or way, either public or private, it shall be the duty
of said President and Directors of the said Com-
pany, so to construct the said railroad across such
established road or way, as not to impede the pas-
sage or transportation of persons or property along
the same, and when it shall be necessary to pass
through the land of any individual, it shall also
be their duty to provide for such individuals, proper
wagon ways across said road or roads from one
part of his land to the other, and whenever any
road or roads may hereafter he authorized to be
made by the Legislature, where it shall be neces-
sary to cross said railroad, the Company shall
make or cause to be made, a proper and convenient
way for said road to cross.


Sec. 12. And be it enacted, That the said Presi-
dent and Directors or a majority of them, shall
have power to purchase with the funds of said Com-
pany, and to place on any railroad constructed by
them under this Act, all machines, wagons, vehicles
or carriages of any description whatever, which
they may deem necessary or proper, and they shall
have power to charge for tolls upon, and the trans-
portation of persons, goods, produce, merchandise
or property of any kind whatsoever, transported
by them along said railroad; any sum not exceed-
ing the following rates, viz : on all goods, produce,
merchandise or property of any description what-

Rate of

soever transported by them not exceeding eight
cents a ton per mile for transportation, and for the
transportion of passengers not exceeding eight
cents per mile for each passenger, and baggage
not weighing more than fifty pounds, and occupy-
ing a space not more than four cubic feet; and it
shall not be lawful for any other Company, or any
person or persons whatsoever to travel upon or use
any of the roads of said Company or to transport



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