By-Laws of the Board of Directors (Adopted April and May, 1847); Together with the Charter of the Pennsylvania Railroad Company, Its Supplement, and Other Laws Relating to Railroads Projected from Cumberland to Pittsburg and from

By-Laws of the Board of Directors (Adopted April and May, 1847); Together with the Charter of the Pennsylvania Railroad Company, Its Supplement, and Other Laws Relating to Railroads Projected from Cumberland to Pittsburg and from

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1847 edition. Excerpt: ...with the same, to be constructed by such company, with the railroad of The Commonwealth to ay stockholders the par value of stock in case of forfeiture. Issue of fact to be tried by a Jury. Corporation to pay the expenses incurred b Commissioners out of rst instalment. Railroad to he commenced in two and completed within ten years, and not to remain impassable for two years. Action against company not to abate by death of plaintiff. Right reserved to charter another railroad to connect, but not ta fllfl parallel with this. the said Pennsylvania Railroad Company, at such point or points on said railroad as the Legislature may direct. Provided, That no higher rates of toll or of transportation shall be charged by said company, for persons or things having passed, or destined to pass, over such connecting road, than may be at the same time charged upon persons and things passing over the main line to and from Philadelphia and Pittsburgh. FINDLEY PATTERSON, Speaker of the Hoztse of Representatives. DANIEL L. SHERWOOD, Speaker of tha Senate. Approved the thirteenth day of April, one thousand eight hundred and forty-six. FRANCIS R. SHUNK. SEcnr: rAn.Y's OrrrcE, g Harrisburg, April 16, 1846. Pennsylvania ss. I certify the foregoing to be a true copy of the original Act of Assembly, which remains filed in this oflice. g In S' In testimony whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and caused to be aflixed the Seal of said Oflice, the day" and year above written. J. MILLER, Secretary of the Commonwealth. AN ACT SUPPLEMENTARY TO AN ACT TO INCORPORATE THE PENNSYLVANIA RAILROAD COMPANY, PASSED APRIL, EIGHTEEN HUNDRED AND FORTY-SIX. SEcrroN 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, in...show more

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  • 189 x 246 x 1mm | 64g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236932188
  • 9781236932181