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In the Year One Thousand Eight Hundred and FortyEight.

AN ACT

To increase the Capital Stock of the Boston and Providence Railroad Corporation.

BE it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives, in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows :

1 The Boston and Providence Railroad Corporation 2 are hereby authorized to increase their capital stock, 3 by an amount not exceeding four hundred and seventy 4 thousand dollars, by creating an additional number of 5 shares, not exceeding four thousand and seven hun6 dred, of one hundred dollars each ; the same to be 7 assessed by instalments, from time to time, as the 8 directors shall find expedient.

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In the Year One Thousand Eight Hundred and Fortyro Eight.

AN ACT

To incorporate the Town of Fieldbrook.

BE it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives, in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:

1 SECT. 1. All that part of the town of Brookfield, 2 in the county of Worcester, which lies westerly of the 3 line hereinafter described, is hereby incorporated into 4 a separate town, by the name of Fieldbrook; and the 5 said town of Fieldbrook is hereby vested with all the 6 powers, privileges, rights, and immunities, and shall 7 be subject to all the duties, and requisitions, to which 8 other towns are entitled and subjected by the consti

9 tution and laws of this Commonwealth. The divid10 ing line between the two towns shall be, and the 11 same is hereby established, as follows:—Beginning at 12 the north end of said line, at a town-monument be13 tween Brookfield and North Brookfield; thence south, 14 eighteen and three fourths degrees west, thirty-one 15 rods and twenty-two links, to a stake and stones; 16 thence south, eighty-six degrees west, twenty-four 17 rods; thence north, eighty-four and three fourths de18 grees west, ten rods and eighteen links; thence 19 south, fifty-six and three fourths degrees west, seven20 teen rods and five links ; thence south, fifty-four de21 grees west, fifteen rods and twenty-three links; 22 thence south, sixty-nine and one third degrees west, 23 fourteen rods and twenty-two links ; thence south, 24 seven degrees west, nineteen rods and seven links; 25 thence south, twenty-four and one fourth degrees 26 west, nine rods and nine links; thence north, fifty-six 27 and one fourth degrees west, twelve rods; thence 28 north, fifty-two and three fourths degrees west, sixteen 29 rods; thence south, nine degrees west, sixty-six rods 30 and twenty links; thence south, fifteen degrees west, 31 sixty-six rods and twenty links ; thence south, nine 32 degrees west, seventeen rods and seventeen links; 33 thence south, eighty-two and one half degrees west, :34 fisteen rods and three links; thence south, five and 35 one half degrees east, fifty-nine rods and seven links; 36 thence south, forty-nine degrees west, eighteen rods 37 and twelve links; thence south, thirty-three and one 38 half degrees west, eight rods; thence south, ten and 39 one half degrees east, seven rods and four links; 40 thence south, thirty degrees east, seven rods and four

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42 east, nine rods and thirteen links : thence south, thir

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ty-four degrees west, twenty-six rods and thirteen links ; thence south, seventy-five and three fourths degrees east, nine rods and twenty links; thence south, nine and one fourth degrees west, three rods; thence south, seventy-four degrees east, sixteen rods; thence south, twenty and one fourth degrees west, one hundred and twenty-nine rods to the north bank of the river; thence southerly to the middle of the river; thence down the middle of the river, to a point opposite the corner of land of Reuben Blair and the Brigham farm, lying on the southerly side of said river; thence southerly to said corner ; thence south, thirty-three and one fourth degrees west, one hundred eighty-five rods and fifteen links; thence north, sixtyeight and three fourths degrees west, thirty-three rods and twenty links; thence south, sixteen degrees west, two hundred thirty-six rods and twenty links ; thence south, sixty-seven and three fourths degrees east, thirty-two rods; thence south, seven degrees west, three rods; thence south, seventy degrees east, sixteen rods and eight links ; thence south, seventeen degrees west, forty rods and two links ; thence south, eighty-four and three fourths degrees west, seven rods and fifteen links; thence south, three and one fourth degrees west, twenty-six rods; thence south, eightyfive and one half degrees west, twenty-five rods and thirteen links; thence north, seventy and three fourths degrees west, twenty-eight rods and eighteen links; thence north, eighty-six and one half degrees west, twenty-eight rods and five links; thence south, twelve rods; thence south, twenty-nine and one half degrees

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