Statutes of a General Nature Passed by the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Oregon at the Second Session, Begun and Held at Oregon City, December 2, 1850, in the Seventy-Fifth Year of the Independence of the United States

Statutes of a General Nature Passed by the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Oregon at the Second Session, Begun and Held at Oregon City, December 2, 1850, in the Seventy-Fifth Year of the Independence of the United States

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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: ...nor more than five hundred dollars, payable to the Judges of the Probate Court of the proper county, and their successors in ofiice, for the use of such county, with a condition therein contained, that he, she, or they will keep such ferry according to law; and if default shall at any time be made in the condition of said bond, dama es not exceeding the penalties therein mentioned, may be sued or and recovered, in the name of the Judges of the Probate Court, for the use of the county wherein such ferry shall have been established, in any court having competent jurisdiction. SE0. 3. Every keeper of a ferry shall furnish and keep a good, tight boat, and other small craft of sufiicient number, dimensions, strength, and steadiness, for the safe and speedy transportation of all passengers, their teams, horses, cattle, and other animals, as well as their goods, chattels, and effects; and the said boat and other small craft, shall at all times be well furnished with suitable oars, setting poles, and other implements necessary for the service thereof; and also with men of sufficient number, strength, discretion, and skill, to manage the same; and such ferry-keeper shall, at all times, keep the place of embarking and landing in good repair, by cutting away the bank, and erecting wharves and causeways when necessary; so that passengers, their teams, horses, cattle, and other property, may be embarked and landed without danger or unnecessary delay: and in order to enable them to do so, they are hereby authorized to remove any obstruction placed in the way of such ferry, or its landings, by any person or persons; and such person or persons so obstructing such ferry, or its landings, shall pay all expense in removing the same, and shall moreover be...show more

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  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 259g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236765516
  • 9781236765512