Public Documents of Massachusetts

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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. 1845 edition. Excerpt: ...Boston and Stoughton on the following terms and conditions: --1st. Any defects or deficiencies in the construction of the road-bed, track, depots or other necessary and permanent fixtures for the safe and convenient transportation of passengers and freight on the Branch Rail-road, which shall be discovered after the trains shall have commenced running thereon under this agreement, shall be remedied by and at the expense of the Stoughton Branch Rail-road Company. 2nd. The Boston and Providence Rail-road Co. shall furnish engines, cars, train and depot attendants for the operation of the Branch Rail-road, to carry passengers and freight between Boston and Stoughton, and shall run at least three trains each way, every day but Sunday, between the points aforesaid, stopping at the regular way stations. The Boston and Providence Rail-rotid Co. shall also, during the continuance of this agreement, maintain the way and track of the Branch Rail-road and the ordinary repairs of depots and fixtures, it be. ing understood, that casualties by fire, wind, and those arising from imperfect construction are excepted. The Boston and Providence Rail-road Co. shall also be at all risk and liability for the transportation of passengers and freight arising from the neglect of its servants, and not in consequence of the defective construction of the Branch Rail-road. 3d. For the services recited in the foregoing article, and for the use of its own road, the Boston and Providence Rail-road Co. shall receive, out of the gross receipts collected for the transportation of passengers and freight as aforesaid, the sum of five thousand nine hundred and seventy-eight dollars, and in addition thereto the following tolls on passengers and freight, for the use of its own..show more

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  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 340g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236573102
  • 9781236573100