Connecticut Reports; Proceedings in the Supreme Court of the State of Connecticut Volume 39

Connecticut Reports; Proceedings in the Supreme Court of the State of Connecticut Volume 39

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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. 1873 edition. Excerpt: ...of stock were subscribed for, several persons subscribing for the same. On the 28th day of December, 1868, the commissioners distributed the stock to the subscribers therefor, and on the same day caused to be published in one of the newspapers in Bridgeport, a notice of the first meeting of the stockholders, which meeting was holden pursuant to the notice, on the 31st day of December, 1868, at which meeting three directors of the company were elected. A meeting of the directors of the company was holden on the 20th day of January, 1869, at which a president, treasurer and secre tary were appointed, and by-laws were adopted. On the 1st day of May, 1869, a meeting of the stockholders was called by the first three corporators named in the charter for the purpose of selecting the place at which the bridge should be built over Saugatuck river. The meeting was held pursuant to the notice, and the northern one of the two places specified in the petition for an act of incorporation, was selected by a majority of the stockholders as the place where the bridge should be built. The companyiafterwards proceeded to construct a bridge at the place so fixed upon, which before the commencement of the action was completed and open for public travel, and was constructed pursuant to the requirements of the act of incorporation. On the 24th day of February, 1869, and before the company commenced the construction of the bridge, the votes below given were passed at a town meeting of the town of Westport, legally warned for that purpose, and on the same day the committee appointed by the votes, entered into a written contract with the bridge company for the purchase by the town of-the bridge and franchise, when the bridge should be completed and open for more

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  • Paperback | 226 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 12mm | 413g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123682878X
  • 9781236828781