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Session Laws, 1904
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AN ACT to incorporate the Wicomico Electric and Power


Company, and to declare its rights, privileges, powers and




SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Mary-


land, That Charles R. Disharoon, Thomas Perry, John W. P.


Insley, Isaac S. Bcnnett, Robert F. Walter, H. L. Brewington,


Ernest A. Toadvine, Jesse D. Price, Samuel A. Graham, Marion


A. Humphreys, William Jeff. Staton, William S. Gordy, Jr.,


and James T. Truitt, and their associates and successors, be


and they are hereby created, constituted and declared to be


a body corporate and politic under the name and style of

Electric and
Power Com-

"The Wicomico Electric and Power Company," and by that


name shall have perpetual succession.


SEC. 2. And be it enacted, That the said corporation, under


the above name and style, shall be capable in law to sue and


be sued, to plead and to be impleaded, and to complain and

to sue and be

defend at law or in equity, to have and use a common and

sued, etc.

corporate seal, and to alter and renew the same at pleasure,


and otherwise in all things to do, execute and perform what-


ever any corporation and body politic, or individual may, can


or might lawfully do, execute and perform within the scope


and for the objects and purposes of said corporation.


SEC. 3. And be it enacted, That said corporation shall have


power to make, construct, lay down, equip and operate and

Power to con-

maintain a railway for the transportation of passengers and

struct rail-
road, etc.

freight, with double or single tracks, with necessary and proper


switches, turnouts, side tracks, offices and depots, and any


and all mechanical contrivances, devices and appliances, suit-


able to operate a railway and to run thereon cars and car-


riages drawn or propelled by steam, electric or other motor


power in Wicomico County, in the State of Maryland, from


Bivalve, a point on the Nanticoke river, on the west side of


said county, to the village of Willards, on the east side of said


county, with the further power and privilege of extending the


same to and through the different towns and villages along


said route or territory, and if the said corporation shall deem


it advisable and expedient, and also the further power and


authority to run such laterals or branches within said county,


as the Board of County Commissioners and Town Commis-


sioners of the various incorporated towns may permit, not


exceeding fifteen miles from the line of said railroad; and


said corporation shall have the power to charge such reasonable


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