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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, 1874
Volume 211, Page 3257   View pdf image (33K)
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AN ACT to amend an act passed at the session of


the General Assembly of Maryland, held in the-


year eighteen hundred and sixty-eight, entitled arv


act to incorporate the Baltimore and Swan Lake


Passenger Railway Company.


SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of


Maryland, That the corporate name and title of the


said corporation be altered to that of the Baltimore,


Hampden and Towsontown Railway Company.


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

Increase the
capital stock.

shall be privileged, and have full authority at any


time after the passage of this act, to increase and


augment the capital stock of said corporation to the


number of fourteen thousand shares, at twenty dol-


lars each, or any number not exceeding that amount,
which, in their judgment, the President and Di-


rectors of said corporation or a majority of them


may deem necessary, subscriptions to which shall be


taken, payable at such times and on such terms, and


after such notice as the said President and Directors


or a majority of them may deem most expedient.


SEC. 3. And be it enacted, That nothing contained


in the seventh section of the said act, of which this


is an amendment, shall be construed as restricting,


or in any manner interfering with the power of the


said Railway Company to acquire, by means of the
proceedings authorized in the eighth section of said


act, the right of constructing its road across the road


of any turnpike or avenue company, in case of ina-


bility to agree with such turnpike or avenue com-


pany for acquisition of such right.


SEC. 4. And be it enacted, That any provisions in


the original act, to which this is a supplement, incon-


sistent or contrary to the rights and privileges hereby


granted, be and the same are hereby repealed ; and


that all contracts or agreements made by the said


corporation under its original corporate name, shall


not be altered or in any wise be changed, impaired


or affected by the said alteration of the corporate


name of said corporation under section first, or any

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