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Session Laws, 1813
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Dec. Sess.


tion of the in-

Patterson, John Gadsby, Joseph Biays, Thomas Sheppard
and John Stockton.
3. AND BE IT ENACTED, That when eight hun-
dred shares of said stock shall have been subscribed the
commissioners shall give twenty days public notice, of
the time and place appointed for the subscribers to
meet to organize said institution, and to choose by plu-
rality of votes by ballot, a president and eight managers,
(five of whom shall form a quorum,) a treasurer and
such other officers as they shall deem necessary to con-
duct the affairs of the company until the first Monday in
January thereafter, and until a new election, and to
make such bye-laws as they shall deem necessary, and
on the first Monday of January in every year, or within
ten days thereafter, said company shall meet for the same
purposes at such place as the president and managers
shall appoint; and in all elections by stockholders each
share shall be entitled to one vote, but no person or com-
pany shall have mure than ten votes.


4. AND BE IT ENACTED, That the stockholders
in said company shall be, and they are hereby created
and erected into a body politic and corporate, by the
name and style of The Baltimore and Havre-de-Grace
Turnpike Company, and by the same name shall have
perpetual succession, and all the privileges and franchi-
ses incident to a corporation, and shall be capable of su-
ing and being sued, answering and being answered, and
of enlarging their stock by new subscriptions if the
same shall he found necessary.


5. AND BE IT ENACTED, That the sums so sub-
scribed shall be paid to the president and managers
aforesaid, in such sains, and at such times as they may
appoint, giving two months public notice of the payment
so required.

ers shall lay
out said road.
Plats. Oath of

6. AND BE IT ENACTED, That the president
and managers be, and they are hereby authorised to ap-
point five commissioners who, or a majority of whom
agreeing, shall lay out the road from the city of Balti-
more to the Town of Havre-de-Grace on as straight a
line as the nature of the country will admit, having re-
gard to hills and other obstructions, and after having
laid out and marked said road, they shall make two plats
of the same, specifying the courses and distances, and
return one to each of the clerks of Baltimore and Har-
ford counties to be recorded; and said commissioners be-
fore they proceed to act shall take the following oath or
affirmation, " I, A. B. do swear or affirm, that I will lay
out and mark the Baltimore and Havre-de Grace turn-
pike road, according to the best of my skill and judg-
ment, and according to the directions of an act of Assem-
bly entitled, an act to incorporate a company to make a
turn pi ice road from the city of Baltimore to Havre-de-
Grace; and I do further swear or affirm that I am not

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