Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut

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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. 1851 edition. Excerpt: ...Approved, April 13, 1847. Laws or 1848, CHAr. 140. An Act in relation to the Plans and Profiles of Railroads. Seer. 1. Be it enacted, r c. That all plans and profiles Presented to any committee of the legislature, in the hearing of any petition for a charter for a railroad, shall be retained by such committee, and by them placed in the library of the Commonwealth. Seer. 2. This Act shall take effect from and after its passage. Approved, April 21, 1848. Laws or 1848, Crmr. 325. An Act in relation to Railroad Bridges across Charles and Mystic Rivers. Be it enacted, c. That any person or corporation, who shall use any part of any railroad bridge across Charles River, or Mystic River, as a wharf, for the purpose of laying vessels across the stream of either of said rivers, shall forfeit, for each offence, not less than fifty dollars, nor more than one hundred dollars, to be recovered by indictment, or other process, to the use of the Commonwealth. Approved, .Ma 1/ 10, 1848. Laws or 1848, Can. 327. An Act relating to Railroad Plans and Profiles. Seer. 1. Be it enacted, -c. That no petition for the establishment of any railroad shall be acted upon, unless the same is accompanied with a map of the route of the proposed railroad, projected on a horizontal scale of four inches to a mile, and also with a profile of the said route, projected on a vertical scale of fifty feet to an inch. Seer. 2. After any railroad corporation shall by virtue of their charter, have taken any land for the purpose of their railroad, they shall, before proceeding to construct such road, furnish a plan of the land so taken to the owner thereof, and fence the same, if requested to do so by the owner or occupant of said land. Approved, Zllay 10, 1848....show more

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  • Paperback | 440 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 23mm | 780g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236802640
  • 9781236802644