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LOCAL AND PRIVATE ACTS
STATE OF KENTUCKY,
PASSED AT THE SESSION WHICH WAS BEGUN AND HELD IN THE
THE THIRD DAY OF MARCH, 1863.
AN ACT to amend an act, entitled, an act to amend the charter of the
Covington and Cincinnati Bridge Company. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky:
§ 1. That the elevation of the bridge in process of construction by the Covington and Cincinnati bridge company, at the center of the river, shall not be less than one hun. dred feet above low water mark; and to this extent said charter of said company is hereby amended.
§ 2. Any and all portions oi the charter of the Covington and Cincinnati bridge company inconsistent herewith are hereby repealed. 83. This act shall take effect from and after its passage.
Approved January 12, 1863.
§ 1. That the county court of Pulaski county is hereby authorized and empowered to increase the county levy of
said county to any amount not exceeding one dollar and
Approved January 15, 1863.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwedih of Kentucky:
§ 1. That the county court of Simpson county be anthorized and empowered to regulate the commission on the col. lection of tax to pay the interest due on bonds executed by said county to the Louisville and Nashville Railroad Com pany: Provided, Said commission shall at no time exceed six per cent. $ 2. This act to take effect from and after its passage.
Approved January 15, 1863
ville turnpike road and for other purposes relating thereto. Whereas, it is represented to the General Assembly, bị the petition of the president and directors of the Center ville and Jacksonville turnpike road company, that said company is hopelessly insolvent; and in order to remore any doubt as to the power of the circuit court of Bourbon county to order its sale
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky:
§ 1. That the circuit court of Bourbon county shall have Circuit court power, upon the petition, in equity, of one or more of the and divide pro creditors of the Centerville and Jacksonville turnpike road among credit'rs company, in which said company shall be made a defen
dant, to order the sale of said road, and to provide for the
payment of its creditors pro rata out of the proceeds thereof, ated body cor and the purchaser or purchasers at said sale, when the porate. same shall be confirmed by the court, shall be invested
with the road, and property, franchises, and privileges of said company, as heretofore conferred by charter, and be
ceeds pro rata
subjected to all the responsibilities of the same; and are 1 863 hereby created a body corporate, under the style of the Centerville, Jacksonville, and Cynthiana turnpike road company, with full power to divide their investment, in the purchase of the same, into such number of shares of stock as they may think proper, and with full power to manage and control said road or extend the same as authorized by the charter of the original company.
§ 2. Said company, or its successor under the sale and purchase hereby authorized, shall have power, in its discre- half toll may be
collected. tion, instead of the toll gate heretofore authorized and erected between Centerville and Jacksonville, to erect two gates, at each of which only half toll shall be charged and received § 3. This act shall take effect from and after its passage.
Approved January 15, 1863.
May orect two gates, at which
§ 1. That the trustees of common school district No. 37, of Mercer county, may have taught in said district a common school for six months, in the year 1863; and upon their doing so they may draw the amount due from the school fund to that district for the years 1862 and 1863. § 3. This act to take effect from its passage.
Approved January 16, 1863.
Corporatorg John M. Robinson, Americus Symmes, Jno. W. Barr, Thos. names and cor
porate A. Morgan, and Lyman B. Crittenden, their associates and successors, be and they are hereby constituted and created a body corporate and politic, by the name and style of the “Kentucky Coal Company,” in perpetual succession, with power and liability, in that name, to contract and be contracted with, plead and be impleaded, sue and be sued, in all courts and places; to have a common seal, and the same to alter at pleasure; to engage in mining coal and other
1863. minerals, and in the purchase, sale, and transportation
thereof; and they are hereby vested with all powers necessary for the successful prosecution of their business aforesaid.
§ 2. The said corporators, or a majority of them, shall When company have power to organize said company, at any time after
one hundred shares of stock shall have been duly subscribed upon their books, and ten per cent. of the value thereof paid
to the person or officer duly authorized to receive the same. Omeer of the The officers of said company shall be a president, secretary company.
and treasurer, and such other agents as the company, when may mate by organized, shall deem necessary; and said corporators or
their officers when chosen, shall have power to make such by-laws, rules and regulations as they may deem necessary, from time to time, for the prosecution of the business, and the government of said company, consistent with the constitution and laws of this State and of the United States.
93. The capital stock of said company shall be fifty Capital stock thousand dollars, with the privilege of increasing the same
to the amount of two hundred thousand dollars. Said cap-
Approved January 16, 1863
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$1. That the county court of Hancock county, at the April or May term, 1863, a majority of the justices of the peace within said county, concurring therein, may make an additional levy, for county purposes, of not exceeding twenty-five cents on each tithable within said county, and also a tax of not exceeding five cents on each one hundred dollars in value of all the property within said county subject to taxation for State revenue.
§ 2. That it shall be the duty of the sheriff of Hancock county to collect the additional levy authorized by this act; and the said sheriff and his sureties shall be liable for the
collection and proper disposition of the same, as provided by law in relation to the ordinary county levy.
Approved January 17, 1863.
§ 1. That the further time of two years, from the passage of this act, be allowed to the clerks of the circuit and county courts of Spencer county, to list and collect their fees. § 2. This act to be in force from its passage.
Approved January 17, 1863.
wood or stone.
pike road company.
$1. That the president, directors and company of the May chargo tol! Covington and Lexington turnpike road company, be and on that part of hereby are empowered to collect tolls, on that part of the gate No. 1 and Covington and Lexington turnpike road--between gate bly for hauling No. 1, near the city of Covington, and that point in said turnpike road where Main street, in Covington, intersects the same, from all wagons and other vehicles that are using said turnpike road by hauling stone or wood from quarries or forests, which are reached without passing through said gate on said turnpike road: Provided however, That the tolls so collected shall only bear the same proportion to the rate now allowed for the travel of five miles as the said distance traveled shall bear to five miles.
§ 2. That said president and directors and company are May collect hereby empowered to collect toll from all persons passing all travel on sa through any gate, and traveling upon said Covington and road. Lexington turnpike road, for stock and vehicles, for the distance used by such person, whether inore or less than five miles: Provided however, That the rate for the distance traveled shall bear the same proportion to the rate of toll for five miles that the distance actually used does to five miles.
$ 3. That funeral processions for neighborhood burials shall be exempt from tolls. § 4. That this act shall take effect from its passage.
Approved January 17, 1863.
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