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Session Laws, 1824
Volume 629, Page 77   View pdf image
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M'Kim, Benjamin C. Howard, William W. Taylor, Luke Tier-

nan, James Wilson, Thomas Ellicott, John P. Kennedy, Nicholas

G. Ridgely, James L. Hawkins and John T. Barr, or any five of

them, to open books in the city of Baltimore on the first Monday

of May next; also for John M'Pherson, Grafton Duvall, John

Hoffman, Abraham Shriver, William Tyler, Casper Mantz, John

Ritchie, Stephen Steiner, Jacob Getzendanner, Frederick A. Schley,

John Brengle and Nicholas Holtz, or any five of them, to open

books in the city of Frederick on the same day; also for Patrick
M'Gill, senior; Henry Culler, John Simmons, Perry Hilleary,

James Torrance, John Feaster, Henry Cost, John H. Hilleary,

Benjamin Weakley, William Lynch, George Williard and Jacob

Easterday, or any five of them to open books in Newtown Trap

on the same day; also for John Thomas, William Hilleary, Ben-

jamin West, John Lee, Levin West, Tobias Belt, Erasmus Gar-

rott, John Biser, James Morrison, John Slifer, senior, Abraham

Blessing and Abraham Deaver, or any five of them, to open books

at Petersville on the same day; also for Casper W. Wever, John

Cost, Thomas Botelar, Dennis O. Byrne, Lingan Botelar, Peter

Miller, Thomas B. Hall, Samuel Clagett, Alexander Grim, Robert


Clagett, Edward Garrett and Christian Stonebraker, or any five of
them, to open books at Wever's mills on the same day, for re-
ceiving subscriptions to an amount not exceeding sixty thousand
dollars, in three thousand shares of twenty dollars each, to con-
stitute a capital stock for the construction of a turnpike road from
the city of Frederick to Harper's Ferry; and that the said books
shall be kept open for the space of two days; and if said stock be
not then taken, said commissioners may re-open said books for
further subscriptions, at such times and places as they shall think
fit, under the management of such persons as they shall appoint,
until the whole of the capital stock shall be subscribed; and the
form to be subscribed shall be as follows, viz: "We whose names
are hereto subscribed, promise to pay to the president and mana-

gers of the Frederick and Harper's Ferry turnpike road company,

the sum of twenty dollars for each share of stock set opposite to

our respective name;" and the said commissioners shall give at

least two weeks public notice prior to the said first Monday of May

next, of the opening of the books of subscription.



2 And be it enacted, That the stock subscribed for as aforesaid,
shall be paid in instalments of not more than two dollars, on each
share to the president and managers of the company incorporated
by this act, from time to time as said president and managers shall
require, of which requisitions at least thirty days notice shall be


given in such newspapers as the said president and managers may
think necessary; and if any subscriber shall fail to make payment
of any of the instalments so required, the share or shares held by
said subscriber, shall after ten days notice, be sold at public auc-
tion by the president and managers, and conveyed to the purcha-
ser and if the amount of sales shall exceed the sum or sums re-
quired after deducting the expense of sale the surplus shall be
paid over to the original subscriber, his heirs, assigns or lawful
attorney; but if the said sales shall not, after deducting the expense
as aforesaid, produce a sum sufficient to discharge the amount re-

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