By-laws, Rules and Regulations of the Corporation of the President, Directors and Company for Erecting a Permanent Bridge Over the River Schuylkill, at Or Near the City of Philadelphia: To which is Prefixed the Act of the Legislature Authorizing the Incorporation, and the Supplement Thereto ...

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Página 8 - ... assignee holding any certificate, having first caused the assignment to be entered in a book of the company to be kept for...
Página 19 - ... the names of the subscribers, and the number of shares subscribed by or apportioned to each subscriber, to the governor of this commonwealth, and thereupon it shall and may be lawful for the governor, by letters patent under his hand and the seal of the state, to create and erect the subscribers, and...
Página 17 - ... may be sued for and recovered before any justice of the peace in the county where the offense shall be committed, at the instance of any person, in the name of the people of the State of Illinois as plaintiff.
Página 23 - Successors, in fee simple or for any less estate all such lands, tenements hereditaments and estate real and personal as shall be Necessary and convenient to them in the prosecution of their works, and the Same, to sell and dispose of at pleasure, and of suing and being sued and of doing all' and every other Matter, and thing which a Corporation or body politic, May or can lawfully do.
Página 12 - ... to increase the number of shares to such extent as shall be deemed sufficient to accomplish the work, and to demand and receive the...
Página 5 - ... such subscriptions and other incidental charges, and the remainder shall be paid over to the treasurer of the corporation, as soon as the same shall be organized and the officers chosen as hereinafter mentioned.
Página 7 - ... the first notice, at which time and place the said subscribers shall proceed to organize the said corporation, and shall choose, by a majority of votes of the said subscribers...
Página 23 - Snyder, governor of the said commonwealth, do by these presents, which I have caused to be made patent, and sealed with the great seal of the state, create and erect all and every of the subscribers...
Página 14 - ... and when the tolls shall exceed fifteen per cent, nett annual profit; the excess shall compose a fund for the redemption of the bridge, so as to render it free, save that there shall always be a small toll, or other revenue, for keeping it in repair; this excess shall be laid out in bridge stock, or other productive funds, and the dividends, or annual product, shall be also ad,ded to this fund; and all private donations for freeing the bridge shall also be received and invested in like manner;...
Página 13 - in such manner as to injure, stop, or interrupt the navigation of the said river, by boats, rafts or other vessels.

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