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Session Laws, 1860
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CHAP. 86

tution and choose by plurality of votes, by ballot,
a president and four directors, three of whom shall
form a quorum, a treasurer, and such other officers
as they shall deem necessary to conduct the affairs
of the company until the second Monday in January
thereafter, and until a new election, and to make
such by-laws as they shall deem necessary, and on
the second Monday in January in every year, or
within ten days thereafter, said company shall
meet for the same purposes at such place as the pre-
sident and directors shall appoint, and in all elec-
tions by stockholders each share shall be entitled
to one vote.

Powers vest

SEC. 4. And be it enacted, That the stockholders
in said company shall be and they are hereby crea-
ted and erected into a body politic and corporate,
by the name and style of the Harford Turnpike
Company, and by the same name the said subscri-
bers and their successors shall have succession
during the continuance of this incorporation, and
shall be capable of sueing and being sued, answer-
ing and being answered, and of enlarging their
stock by new subscriptions, if the same shall be


SEC. 5. And be it enacted, That the sum so sub-
scribed shall be paid to the president and direc-
tors in such sums and at such times as they may
appoint, giving two months public notice of the
payments so required.

ers to lay out

SEC. 6. And be it enacted, That the president
and directors be and they are hereby authorised to
appoint five commissioners, who, or a majority of
whom, agreeing, shall lay out the road for the end
of Belair, on as straight a line as the nature of the
country will admit, having regard to hills and
other obstructions, and after having laid out and
marked said road, they shall make a plot of the
same, specifying the courses and distances, and re-
turn the same to the clerk of the Circuit court of
Harford county, to be recorded, and said commis-
sioners shall take an oath or affirmation to execute
the duties assigned them, truly and faithfully with-
out favor or affection, to any of the parties interested

Width of
road, &c.

SEC. 7. And be it enacted, That the said company
shall open said road according to the location
of the commissioners aforesaid, at least thirty feet

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