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Session Laws, 1813
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interested in any land through which said road it likely

to pass."
7. AND BE IT ENACTED, That the said company
shall open, said road from the city of Baltimore to Havre-
de-Grace according to the location of the commissioners
aforesaid, sixty feet wide, of which at least twenty feet
shall be an artificial road, composed of stone, gravel,
earth or other materials, and erect and keep up bridges
over the streams crossing the same, and whenever five
miles of said road shall be perfected, said company shall

Dec. Sess.

Width of the
road. Bedding,
Bridges. Tolls.

be entitled to receive tolls; Provided, That said compa-
ny shall not be entitled to tolls after the year eighteen
hundred and thirty, unless said twenty feet of width
shall he composed of stone, gravel or other hard sub-
stance; Provided, That no toll be demanded or taken
from any person passing or repassing from one part of
his farm to another, or to or from any place of public
worship, or funeral on days appointed for that purpose,
or from militia men on days of training, or from voters
on days of election attending the polls, going to and re-
turning from the same.


8 AND BE IT ENACTED, That said company
shall be, and are hereby invested and clothed with all
the privileges, rights, immunities and advantages which
are held and possessed by the turnpike company, incor-
porated by an act passed at November session eighteen
hundred and twelve, entitled, an act to incorporate a
company to make a turnpike road from the District of
Columbia to the city of Baltimore; to be governed by the
same regulations as are therein prescribed, and be enti-
tled to the same tolls; and every clause and provision of
said act relative to the road therein proposed to be made,
shall be in force as relates to the road herein contemplat-
ed, so far as the same are applicable and not inconsistent

with this act.

rights, immu-
nities. ad-

9. AND BE IT ENACTED, That it shall be lawful
for any corporation or body politic in the United States
to become stockholders in said company.
10. AND BE IT ENACTED, That if said company
do not proceed to carry on said work within two years
after the passing of this act, or shall not within ten years
thereafter complete the said road, it shall be lawful lor
the legislature of this state to resume the rights, privile-
ges, liberties and franchises granted by this act to said
company; and if the said road shall pass over the bridge
built by Baltimore county over the Great-Gunpowder
Falls, then the commissioners appointed by Baltimore
county court shall ascertain how much money has been
expended by Baltimore county in building the said
bridge, and the amount so ascertained shall be paid to
said county in stock of said road.

may become

Road not be-
ing commenc-
ed and com-
pleted, the
state may re-
sume the right.
Bridge at
powder Falls.

11. AND BE IT ENACTED, That in each of the
counties of Baltimore and Harford, the county court


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