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Chap 13. AN ACT to amend an act entitled “An act to

incorporate Vassar Female College," passed January twenty-eighth, eighteen hundred and sixty-one.

Passed February 1, 1867. The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows:

SECTION 1. The corporate name of “Vassar Female College," a college incorporated by chapter two of session Laws of eighteen hundred and sixty-one, is hereby changed to "Vassar College," by which name it shall hereafter be called and known.

§ 2. This act shall in nowise affect said act of incorporation, except in the name; nor shall it affect any rights or powers of the Vassar Female College ; Dor sball it impair or affect any claim or demand against it, or any of its liabilities. 33. This act shall take effect immediately.

Chap 14. AN ACT authorizing the town of Cortlandt, in the

county of Westchester, to borrow money and to levy taxes for the payment of the same.

Passed February 1, 1867; three-fifths being present. The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows:

SECTION 1. The board of town auditors of the town of Cortlandt, are hereby authorized, on the faith and credit of said town, to borrow three thousand five hundred dollars, and to execute either bonds or promissory potes, therefor, in such manner as may be provided by resolution of said board. The said sum, or any part thereof, may be borrowed by the said board of town auditors, from any person or persons, banking or savings institution, on the best terms that the same can be obtained, at an interest not exceeding

seven per cent per annum, payable on or before ti first day of March, eighteen hundred and sixty-eigh

$ 2. The sum hereby authorized to be borrowe shall be applied and appropriated to the repaymer to the trustees of the village of Peekskill, in sai town, of the moneys appropriated and expended b them for the building of the jail in said village.

$ 3. The board of supervisors, of the county o Westchester, are hereby authorized and directed 1 cause to be levied and collected in and by said tow of Cortlandt, the said sum of three thousand fiv hundred dollars and the interest thereon, at the tim and in the manner of the collection of the generi tax for the year eighteen hundred and sixty-sever and the same shall be paid over to the supervisor said town, who shall apply the same to the paymer of said bonds or notes and the interest thereon.

4. This act shall take effect immediately.

Chap 15.
AN ACT to authorize the Supervisors of the count

of Albany to borrow money on the credit of th
county.

Passed February 1, 1867; three-fifths being present. The People of the State of New York, represented i Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows:

SECTION 1. The treasurer of the county of Alban is bereby authorized, under the direction of the boar

of supervisors of said county, to borrow on the credito Amount of said county, a snm not exceeding two hundred an

fifty thousand dollars for each of the years eightee hundred and sixty-seven, eighteen hundred and sixty eight and eighteen hundred and sixty-nine, and t issue the bonds of said county in such manner an form as the said board may prescribe or may hav prescribed for the payment of the same, with interes payable as the said board shall direct. Such bond shall be issued in the name and under the seal of sai

county, shall be signed by the treasurer of said count Record of and by the chairman of said board. The said treas

urer shall keep a record showing the date, amour

Bonds.

bonds, &c.

and rate of interest respectively, with the names of the persons to whom snch bonds are issued, and the time they become due. The said county treasurer may dispose of said bonds to such persons or corporations, and upon such terms as shall be most advantageous for said county, but for not less than par.

92. The money so borrowed shall be expended Expendinnder the direction of said board, in paying bonds loan. of the said county that are now outstanding and owing by said county.

33. The said board of supervisors shall cause to Tax. be levied by tax upon the taxable property of said county, and collected and paid annually such sums as may be necessary to pay the interest on said bonds, and to pay such portion of the principal thereof from time to time as the same shall become due, and the said treasurer shall apply the money so collected and paid to bim toward the interest and principal of said bonds as they shall become due. $4. This act shall take effect immediately.

Chap 16. AN ACT authorizing the Village of Peekskill, to borrow more money and to levy taxes for the payment of the same.

Passed February 1, 1867, three-fifths being present. The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows:

SECTION 1. The board of trustees of the village of Peekskill are hereby authorized, on the faith and credit of said village, to borrow a sum not exceeding the sum of two thousand five hundred dollars, and to Amount execute either bonds or promissory notes therefor, mowy borunder the corporate seal of said village and the signature of the president and clerk thereof; the bonds or Bonds. promissory notes to be in such form, and the principal and interest made payable at such times and places as may be agreed upon with the lender or lenders, but so that no more than five hundred dollars of the principal shall be payable before the year eighteen

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hundred and sixty-nine, and one thousand dollars the year eighteen hundred and seventy, and one tha sand in the year eighteen hundred and seventy-on

$ 2. The said sum hereby authorized to be borrow shall be specifically applied and appropriated to t completion of the fire engine house and jail, in sa village, now in process of erection, and to the furnis ing of said jail.

§ 3. The said sum or any part thereof, may borrowed by the board of trustees of said villag from any person or persons, or banking or savin institution, on the best terms that the same can obtained, at an interest not exceeding seven per ce per annum, payable yearly or half yearly as may agreed upon by said trustees, and the lender lenders from whom said money may be obtaine and it shall be, and hereby is made the duty of sa

board of trustees, and they are hereby authorized Tax for raise by tax upon the real and personal property payment.

the said village, in the same manner and at the sar time that the general taxes of said village are levi and collected in the years eighteen hundred and sixt nine, eighteen hundred and seventy, and eighte hundred and seventy-one, not to exceed five hundr dollars in the year eighteen hundred and sixty-nin and one thousand dollars annually in each of the oth of said years, and also the interest accruing thereo and to pay over the same in discharge of said los or portions thereof, and the interest thereon.

$ 4. The board of trustees shall have power borrow said sum and to raise the same by tax, and

pay over the same in discharge of said loan, witho No vote of being thereto specifically authorized by a vote, at ai

time, of the taxable inhabitants of said village.

$ 5. This act shall take effect immediately.

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Chap 17. AN ACT to authorize the town of Johnstown, in the county of Fulton, to issue town bonds, and loan the same to the Fonda, Johnstown and Glorersville Railroad Company, and to regulate the rate of charges for carrying passengers upon said road.

Passed February 1, 1867; three-fifths being present. The People of the State of New York, represented in &nate and Assembly, do enact as follows:

SECTION 1. Upon the application of ten freeboldess and residents of the town of Johnstown, in the county of Fulton, made to the county judge of County said county, the said judge is hereby authorized, and appoint it shall be his duty, within ten days after such appli- sioners. cation shall be so made, to appoint three persons, who shall be freeholders and residents of said town, to be railroad commissioners of said town of Johnstown, and to fill all vacancies that shall occur, from time to time, in the office of such commissioner, by the expiration of the term of office or otherwise, by like sppointments. All such appointments shall be in sriting, and filed in the office of the clerk of Fulton county. Such commissioners shall hold their office Terms of Espectively for five years, and until their successors shall be appointed, and duly qualified by giving security, as required by this act.

3 2. Before entering upon the duties of their office, snel commissioners shall jointly and severally, with two or more sureties, execute to the supervisor of said town, for the benefit of said town, a bond in the Bonds of peual sum equal to twenty per cent of the value of sioners, the taxable property of said town appearing upon the assessinent roll of said town for the year eighteen handred and sixty-six, conditioned for the faithful performance of the duties of such office, and for the just and honest application of all bonds issued by them under the provisions of this act, according to the true intent and meaning of its provisions, and

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