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the supervisor of the town of Hopkinton to the officers above named of the time and place of meeting; and when so met, shall proceed to divide the monies which were in the hands of the commissioners of highways of the town of Hopkinton at the time the act hereby amended took effect; the said apportionment of monies to be made according to the assessment list of the town of Hopkinton for the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty-seven.

CHAP. 101.

AN ACT authorising John Light and Henry Light to erect a Dam in the Susquehanna River.

Passed March 29, 1830.

The People of the State of New-York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows:

$1. John Light and Henry Light are hereby authorised to erect and maintain a wing dam on the Susquehannah river, in the town and county of Tioga, at or near their saw-mill, and upon the site of their present dam; but said dam shall not extend beyond the middle of the river, nor be more than eighteen inches in height.

S2. Said dam shall be so constructed as not to injure the navigation of the said river, or the rights of any individual or individuals, nor to interfere with or impair any rights or privileges conferred or granted by any previous act or acts of the legislature, either by backing water, flooding or otherwise.

$3. The legislature may at any time alter, amend, or repeal this act, without paying damages.

CHAP. 102.

AN ACT to increase the Number of Constables in the Town of Manlius.

Passed March 30, 1830.

The People of the State of New-York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows:

S1. It shall and may be lawful for the inhabitants of the town of Manlius, in the county of Onondaga, at their annual town-meetings hereafter, to elect as many constable as a majority of the inhabitants so assembled shall direct, not exceeding seven.

S2. This act shall take effect from and after its final

passage.

CHAP. 103.

AN ACT to increase the Number of Collectors for the
Town of Brooklyn, in the County of Kings.

Passed March 30, 1830.

The People of the State of New-York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows :

S 1. It shall be lawful for the electors of the town of Brooklyn, in the county of Kings, at their annual town-meetings hereafter, to choose any number of collectors for said town not exceeding three, each of whom shall be liable only for the monies which they are respectively directed to collect in such parts of said town as shall be assigned to them respectively by the supervisors of said town; each of whom shall be subject to the provisions, and liable to the penalties, of chapter eleven of the first part of the Revised Statutes.

$2. This act shall commence and be in force immediately from and after the passage thereof.

Office to be kept at Geneva.

Sheriff's of

CHAP. 104.

AN ACT to amend an Act for the establishing a Clerk's Office of the Supreme Court in the Village of Canandaigua, in the County of Ontario, passed February 27th, 1829.

Passed March 31, 1830.

The People of the State of New-York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows:

$1. The clerk of the said court at Canandaigua shall, on the tenth day of April next, remove to and keep the said supreme court clerk's office at Geneva in the county of Ontario. $ 2. The sheriffs of the counties of Tompkins and Tioga Tompkins shall, after the tenth day of April next, return all process issued out of the supreme court to the said office at Geneva, as other sheriffs are required to do by the fifth section of the act hereby amended.

and Tioga.

Repeal.

$3. So much of the act hereby amended as is inconsistent with the provisions of this act, are hereby repealed.

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CHAP. 105.

AN ACT to alter the Terms of the Courts of Common
Pleas and General Sessions in Ulster County.

Passed March 31, 1830.

The People of the State of New-York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows:

altered.

$1. In the county of Ulster, the courts of common pleas Term shall be held on the second Mondays of March, June, September and December; and the court of general sessions on the second Mondays of June and December: But no jurors shall attend at the March term of the court of common pleas, and no grand jurors at the September term of the general sessions, unless summoned by order of the said courts respectively, regularly entered on their minutes, at the next preceding term. $2. Subdivision ten of section twenty of title five of chapter Repeal. first of part third of the Revised Statutes, is hereby repealed. S3. This act shall go into effect from and after the first day To take of May next.

effect.

CHAP. 106.

AN ACT in Relation to certain Public Lands in the
Village of Oswego.

Passed March 31, 1830.

The People of the State of New-York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows:

S 1. That part of the public lands in the village of Oswego, Public known as block number one hundred and two, on the east side square. of the Oswego river, shall be set apart and appropriated as a public square, for public accommodation; and shall be regarded as such, so far as to give the president and trustees of the village of Oswego the control, superintendence and improvement thereof: And the eleventh section of the act passed April 21st, 1828, entitled "An act in relation to public lands therein mentioned," is hereby repealed.

$ 2. That part of the public lands in the village of Oswego, Cemetery known as blocks ninety-two and ninety-three, with Twelfthstreet intermediate, on the east side of the Oswego river, shall be set apart and appropriated as a cemetery or public buryingground, for public accommodation, and shall be regarded as such; and the president and trustees of the village of Oswego may have the control, superintendence, and improvement. thereof.

Public

Oswego.

$3. That part of the public lands in said village on the east schools, East side of said river, and known as lot number one hundred and forty-two in block number sixty-seven, and lot number one hundred and sixty-six in block number one hundred and fortyone, designated as school lots on the map of East-Oswego village, shall be set apart and appropriated for the accommodation of the public schools in that village, and shall be under the control and superintendence of the president and trustees of the village of Oswego.

Lands to be appraised.

S4. The commissioners of the land-office shall cause all that part of the public lands in the said village of Oswego, on the east side of the Oswego river, laying west of the west line of Fourth-street, and extending to the said river, and lying south of a line running parallel with the blocks and lots heretofore sold by the state, said line to be run so far north as to include the whole of the cove or marsh, to be surveyed and appraised, and shall sell and grant the same to the president and trustees of the village of Oswego, at the said appraised value.

Corporation created.

Capital stock.

CHAP. 107.

AN ACT to Incorporate the Buffalo Fire and Marine
Insurance Company.

Passed April 1, 1830.

The People of the State of New-York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows:

S1. That Charles Townsend, and all such persons as now are, or may be hereafter associated with him, shall and are hereby declared to be a body corporate, in name and in fact, by the name of "The Buffalo Fire and Marine Insurance Company in the Village of Buffalo."

$ 2. The capital stock of said corporation shall be one hundred thousand dollars, to be divided into two thousand shares of fifty dollars each; but it shall be lawful for the said corporation, as soon as fifty thousand dollars of the said capital stock shall be subscribed and paid for, or secured by bond and mortgage on real estate within this state, worth at least double the value for which the same shall be mortgaged, or by the public stocks created by this or any other state or by the United States, to commence and carry on their business, until they shall find it expedient to extend their said capital stock, which they are at any future time authorised to do, not to exceed the said sum of one hundred thousand dollars; such additional capital to be invested in the securities aforesaid.

$ 3. The stock, property and concerns of the said incorpora- Directora. tion, shall be managed by thirteen directors, one of whom shall be president thereof, who shall hold their offices for one year, and until others be appointed, and no longer; which directors shall be appointed on the second Wednesday in April, at such time and place in the village of Buffalo as a majority of the directors may appoint, of which public notice shall be given in two of the newspapers printed in Buffalo, at least ten days previous to such election; and such election shall be holden under the inspection of three stockholders who shall not be directors, to be appointed by the directors, and shall be made by ballot, by a plurality of the stockholders present, allowing one vote for every,share; and the stockholders not present may vote by proxy, and the votes be given by citizens of the United States inhabiting this state.

S4. The directors so to be chosen, shall meet as soon as President. may be after such election, and shall choose out of their body one person to be president, who shall preside for one year; and in case of the death, resignation, or inability to serve, of the president or any director, such vacancy or vacancies may be filled for the remainder of the year by the board of di

rectors.

to stock.

$ 5. The books of the subscription of the capital stock to Subscription this corporation, shall be opened under the inspection of the commissioners for receiving such subscriptions, in the village of Buffalo, at such place and time as they shall appoint, and may be continued from day to day, until a sufficient part of the capital stock shall be subscribed; notice of which shall be given in one of the newspapers printed in Buffalo, at least one week previous to opening such subscription; and the commissioners shall be Ebenezer Walden, David E. Evans, William B. Rochester, Charles Townsend, and John Scott.

$6. The president and directors shall have the power and General authority, in the name and on behalf of the said corporation, powers. to make all kinds of insurance against fire; all kinds of insurance upon vessels, goods, wares and merchandize, upon the rivers, lakes and canals in the state of New-York, and in the adjoining states and territories; also, all kinds of insurance upon the inland transportation of goods or property of any description, by land or water; and generally to do and perform all matters and things relating to such objects: and all policies of insurance shall be subscribed by the president, or in his absence, by an assistant, if any be appointed, or by a president pro tempore, and countersigned by the secretary, and shall be binding and obligatory upon the said corporation, in like manner and with the like force as if under the seal of the said corporation.

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