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Commencement and

instituted to enforce the payment of any bond or mortgage
executed under this section.

12. And be it enacted, That if the said railroad shall not completion be commenced within three years, and be completed at

the expiration of five years, from the fourth day of July
next ensuing, that then, and in that case, this act shall be
void.

Approved March 15, 1859.

of road.

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CHAPTER CXIX.

A SUPPLEMENT to the act entitled “ An act to incorporate the Ramapo and

Weehawken Plank Road Company,” approved March eleventh, eighteen
hundred and fifty-three.

Provisions
of former act
extended.

1. BE IT ENACTED by the Senate and General Assembly of the State of New Jersey, That the said road way, authorized to be constructed by said act, of plank, may be McAdamized, or formed, bedded, and faced with stone, gravel, plank, or other hard material to make a firm, solid, and even road at all seasons of the year, and shall not rise more than eight degrees with the plane of the horizon; and the further period of two years is granted said company from the passage of this supplement to complete three miles of said road, as provided by said act; and all parts of said act is hereby extended and renewed, except where inconsistent

with this supplement, and all such provisions are hereby repealed.

Approved March 15, 1859.

CHAPTER CXX.

An Act to protect keepers of hotels, inns, and boarding houses, at the

city of Cape Island.

1. BE IT ENACTED by the Senate and General Assembly of Proprietor the State of New Jersey, That whenever the proprietor or properly in proprietors of any hotel, inn, or boarding house at the city ed in sufe. of Cape Island, in the county of Cape May, shall provide a good, sufficient, and secure safe in such hotel, inn, or boarding house, or other convenient place, for the safe keeping of any money, goods, jewelry, and valuables belonging to the guests and boarders of such hotel, inn, or boarding house, and shall notify the guests and boarders thereof, by placing in their lodging rooms, and in the parlor, public hall, and other conspicuous places therein, printed cards or notices, stating the fact that such safe is provided, in which such money, goods, jewelry, and valuables may be deposited, and that the proprietors thereof will not be responsible for said money, goods, jewelry, and valuables, unless deposited in said safe; and if any such guest or boarder shall neglect to deposit such money, goods, jewelry, or valuables, in such safe, then the proprietor or proprietors

Proviso.

Proprietors not liable for

rooms are not locked.

aforesaid shall not be liable for any loss of such money, goods, jewelry, or valuables, by theft or otherwise; provided, that nothing herein contained shall apply to such an amount of money, and said articles of goods, jewelry, and valuables, as is usual and prudent for any such guest or boarder to retain in his room or about his

person. 2. And be it enacted, That whenever the proprietor or proprietors of any hotel, inn, or boarding house, at the city aforesaid, shall post in a conspicuous manner as aforesaid notices requesting the guests and boarders thereof to bolt or lock the door of the room or rooms occupied by them, or in leaving such room or rooms to lock the door thereof, and deposit the key or keys with the proprietor or proprietors, or with the clerk, bar-tender, or other superintendent; and if any such guest or boarder shall neglect so to do, then the proprietor or proprietors aforesaid shall not be liable for any baggage or other goods or money of such guest or boarder, which may be lost or stolen from such room or rooms; provided, that such proprietor or proprietors shall establish the fact of such room or rooms having been left unbolted or unlocked by said guest or boarder at the time such baggage or other goods or money was lost or stolen as aforesaid.

Approved March 15, 1859.

Proviso.

CHAPTER CXXI.

A SUPPLEMENT to an act entitled “An act to authorize limited partner

ships.”

partnership.

1. BE IT ENACTED by the Senate and General Assembly of special partthe State of New Jersey, That any special partner may from loan woney time to time loan money to, and advance and pay money money or for the partnership with which he is connected, and may take and hold the notes, drafts, acceptances, and bonds of, or belonging to the partnership, as security for the rejay. ment of such moneys and interest, and may use and lend his name and credit as security for the partnership, in any business thereof, and shall have the same rights and remedies in these respects as any other creditor might bave; he may also negotiate sales, purchases, and other business for the partnership, but no business so negotiated shall be binding upon the partnership until approved by a general partner, but he shall not, excepting as mentioned herein, and in the act to which this is a supplement, transact any business on account of the partnership, nor be employed for that purpose as agent, attorney, or otherwise; and if he shall interfere contrary to these provisions, unless specially employed in writing, so to do, by the general partner or partners, he shall be deemed a general partner.

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

Approved March 15, 1859.

CHAPTER CXXII.

A FURTHER SUPPLEMENT to the act entitled "An act to incorporate the

Jersey City Gas Light Company."

Corporate name changed.

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1. BE IT ENACTED by the Senate and General Assembly of the State of New Jersey, That the name of the Jersey City Gas Light Company shall be changed to the Jersey City and Hoboken Gas Light Company: that the directors of said company shall have power to increase the capital stock thereof to the amount of five hundred thousand dollars: that they shall have privilege to lay down their gas pipes and erect gas posts, burners and reflectors on all piers and wharfs that are now built or may be built in Jersey City and Hoboken: that they shall have the power to purchase and consolidate the Hudson and Bergen Gas Light Company into the Jersey City and Hoboken Gas Light Com. pany, and thereupon to maintain, continue and extend the gas pipes, gas posts, burners, and reflectors in the streets, alleys, lanes, avenues and public grounds of Hudson city, the town of Bergen and vicinity, and to make and sell gas for the purpose of lighting the streets, buildings, manufactories, and other places situated in Hudson city, the town of Bergen and vicinity; provided, that the public travel shall at no time be affected or impeded by the laying of the said pipes or the erection of the said posts, and the streets, side and cross walks, public grounds, lanes and avenues shall not be injured, but shall be left in as good condition as before laying of the said pipes or erection of

Proviso.

said posts.

Gas not to be refused on account of non-pay

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2. And be it enacted, That the said company shall provide

and furnish to any person or persons, corporation or commer tewah panies body politic, the gas by them manufactured, who

are willing to comply with the by-laws of the said company,
and that said company shall not refuse to furnish such gas
to any person, corporation or company as aforesaid, desir-

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