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which officers shall have power to arrest all persons violat- . ing any of the ordinances of this corporation, and to bring 'them before some one of the councilmen, who may proceed, in a summary way, to hear and determine the said charge; and if the said person so charged shall be found guilty,. the said councilman may impose a fine, and, in default of payment, may commit the person to the county gaol till said fine shall be paid, together with all the fees of the gaoler for keeping him or them.

16. And be it enacted, That it shall be lawful for the said Ordinances corporation to pass ordinances to prevent all animals from animals running at large upon the public streets or highways within largo. the said town, and to authorize the construction of pounds, to impound all animals as may be found running at large in manner aforesaid.

17. And be it enacted, That this act shall be taken to be Public act. a public act, and shall take effect immediately.

Approved March 9, 1859.

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A FURTHER SUPPLEMENT to the act entitled “ An act making lands lia

ble to be sold for the payment of debts,” approved April sixteenth, eighteen hundred and forty-six.

1. BE IT ENACTED by the Senate and General Assembly of Proceedings the State of New Jersey, Where any sole or surviving exe. death of

executor or


administra- cutor, or sole or surviving administrator, who hath heredelivery of tofore sold, or may hereafter sell any lands or real estate

for the payment of debts of his testator or intestate, by virtue of an order of any orphans' court, shall have died or may hereafter die, after such sale has been confirmed by said court, and before the delivery of the deed or deeds for said lands or real estate, to the purchaser or purchasers, and said lands or real estate have not been heretofore resold, the said court at any term after the passage of this act, shall on the application of any one interested in the sale of said real estate, by rule of court, direct the administrator or administrators de bonis non of such testator or intestate, and the survivor or survivors of them, to execute good and sufficient conveyances in the law to said purchaser or purchasers, for the tract or tracts of land or real estate so sold; and it shall be the duty of the said court, before granting such rule, to take of such administrator or administrators, de bonis non, bonds, with able and sufficient sureties, the same in effect, as are required by the twentysecond section of the act to which this is a supplement, to be given by any executor or administrator who may be ordered to sell land or real estate.

Approved March 9, 1859.


A SUPPLEMENT to an act entitled “ An act to incorporate the Haines

port Boarding House Company,” approved March eighteenth, A. D. eighteen hundred and fifty-eight.

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1. BE IT ENACTED by the Senate and General Assembly of Part of the State of New Jersey, That so much of the fourth section repealed. of the act to which this is a supplement as authorizes said company to receive a conveyance from the owners of all that lot of land and premises, situate at Hainesport, in the county of Burlington, known as “Steamboat Hall," and therein particularly bounded and described, upon the said company paying therefor the sum of seven thousand dol. lars, be and is hereby repealed; and it shall be lawful for said company to purchase and receive a conveyance for such real estate as they may think proper, for the purpose of locating said boarding house, at any distance not exceeding three-quarters of a mile from said Steamboat Hall at Hainesport aforesaid.

2. And be it enacted, That this act shall take effect immediately.

Approved March 9, 1859.



As act to incorporate the Millville and Glassboro’ Railroad Company.

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1. BE IT ENACTED by the Senate and General Assembly of the State of New Jersey, That Thomas H. Whitney, Mathias R. Crane, John M. Moore, Joshua Richman, Samuel A. Whitney, Benjamin IIarding, Samuel J. Bayard, John W. Cain, Nathaniel Stratton, William D. Kemble, Ferdinand F. Sharp, John McNeal, Russel D. Greene, Isaac B. Mul. ford, Isaac Sharpless, Furman L. Mulford, Franciss Lee, George B. Cooper, and such other persons as may be here. after associated with them, be, and are hereby ordained, constituted and declared to be a body politic and corporate, in fact and in name, by the name of the “Millville and Glassboro’ Railroad Company," and shall be capable of purchasing, holding and conveying, any lands, tenements, goods and chattels whatsoever, necessary or expedient for the object of this incorporation.

2. And be it enacted, That the amount of the capital stock of said company shall be three hundred thousand dollars, with liberty to increase the same to five hundred thousand dollars, and shall be divided into shares of fifty dollars each, which shall be deemed personal property, and transferable in such manner as the said corporation shall by their by.laws direct.

3. And be it enacted, That the above pamed persons, or a Pereito Hah- majority of them, shall be commissioners to open books, to

receive subscriptions to the capital stock of said corporation, at such time or times, and place and places, as they or a majority of them may think proper, giving at least twenty days' notice of the same in two of the newspapers published in this state, and that at the time of subscribing, ten per centum shall be paid for each share subscribed for to the commissioners, or some one of them, and as soon as one hundred thousand dollars of the capital stock shall be

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subscribed, such commissioners shall give like notice for a meeting of the stockholders, to choose nine directors, a majority of whom shall be residents of this state ; and such election shall be made at the time and place appointed, by such of the stockholders as shall attend for that purpose, either in person or by proxy, each share of the capital stock entitling the holder thereof to one vote; and the said above named persons, or any three of them, shall be inspectors of the first election of directors of the said corporation, and shall certify, under their hands, the names of those persons duly elected, and deliver over the subscriptions, books, and money paid in, deducting all expenses previously incurred, to the said directors, and the time and place of holding the first meeting of said directors shall be fixed by the said persons named in the first section of this act, or a majority of them, and the directors chosen at such meeting, or at the annual election of the corporation, shall, as soon as may be, after every election, choose out of their own number a president, who shall be a resident of this state; and in case of the death, resignation, or removal of the president, or any director, such vacancy or vacancies may be filled for the remainder of the year in which they may happen by the said board of directors, or a majority of them; and in case of the absence of the president, the said board of directors, or a majority of them, may appoint a president pro tempore, who shall have such powers and functions as the by-laws of the said corporation shall provide.

4. And be it enacted, That in case it shall happen that an Corporation election of directors should not be made during the day ed for failure when pursuant to this act it ought to be made, the said day precorporation shall not for that cause be deemed to be dissolved, but such election may be held at any other time, in the manuer provided by law in such cases, and the directors for the time being shall continue to hold their office until others shall have been chosen in their places.

5. And be it enacted, That five directors of said corpora. Datics and tions shall be competent to transact all business of said directors.


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