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Charter of incorporation, of the Mohawk Turnpike and Bridge Company

Charter of incorporation, of the Mohawk Turnpike and Bridge Company

granted by the legislature of the state of New York, by an act, passed the 4th of April, 1800 : to which is added, an act, amendatory of the said act, passed 5th April, 1801

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Published by Printed by Charles R. and George Webster in Albany [N.Y.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mohawk Turnpike and Bridge Company

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 2681
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination15 p
    Number of Pages15
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15101111M

    R. The rule is the same in the case of canal, bridge, turnpike, insurance companies, and the like. Charitable or literary corporations, founded by private benefaction, are in point of law private corporations, though dedicated to public charity, or for the general promotion of learning. Ang. & Ames on Corp. 8.   The State cannot modify or repeal a charter for a bridge, a turnpike-road, or a bank, or any other private charter, unless the power to do so has been reserved in the original grant. But no one doubts the power of the State to take a banking-house for public use, or any other real or personal property owned by the bank.

      The Branch Road and Bridge Company was incorporated J and went from Keene, corner of Swanzey, Marlborough, to north line of Fitzwilliam, for a distance of 7 miles, rods at a cost of $7, The 5th N.H. turnpike appears to have been incorporated but not commenced. Grantham (/ ˈ ɡ r æ n θ əm / GRAN-thəm) is an English town in the South Kesteven district of straddles the London–Edinburgh East Coast Main Line and the River Witham and is bounded to the west by the A1 north–south trunk road. It lies about 23 miles (37 kilometres) south of the county town, Lincoln, and 22 miles (35 kilometres) east of Nottingham.

    Even as businesses secured general incorporation laws for mining, agriculture, transportation, banking and manufacturing businesses, citizens held on to the authority to charter. Specifying company size, shareholder terms, and corporate undertakings remained a major citizen strategy. During the s and s, states revoked charters routinely. The object of the supplement to the charter was to confer a benefit on the company, and, upon the same terms, to add to the franchises previously existing. Pruffett et al. v. Great Western Railroad Co., 25 Ill. ; Commonwealth v. Hancock Free Bridge Co., 2 Gray (Mass.), 58; Attorney-General v. Germantown, &c. Turnpike Co., 55 Pa. St.


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Charter of incorporation, of the Mohawk Turnpike and Bridge Company Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Old Mohawk Turnpike and the Mohawk river and old Erie canal () formed a great highway and waterway route over which hundreds of thousands of settlers migrated to people the great west. In the mile route to Utica there was a tavern for every mile, many of which, now farmhouses or dwellings, are still standing.

Get this from a library. Charter of incorporation, of the Mohawk Turnpike and Bridge Company: granted by the legislature of the state of New York, by an act, passed the 4th of April, to of the Mohawk Turnpike and Bridge Company book is added, an act, amendatory of the said act, Charter of incorporation 5th April, [Mohawk Turnpike and Bridge Company.].

Charter of incorporation, of the Mohawk Turnpike and Bridge Company granted by the legislature of the state of New York, by an act, passed the 4th of April, to which is added, an act, amendatory of the said act, passed 5th April, Published: (). Turnpike Company Formedthe present highway, which it is your purpose to mark, did in a away take its official form at the time of the incorporation of the Mohawk Valley Turnpike and Bridge Company in the yearCharterLaws of The law governing the incorporation of the company can be so easily found that it is not my purpose.

In a bridge was built over the Schoharie River at Fort Hunter, which was a great improvement in transportation by way of the south shore highway. In the Mohawk Turnpike was incorporated and work began on the improvement of this great national highway, between Schenectady and Utica.

Infirst turnpike mail stages run from Albany through Schenectady and Johnstown to Canajoharie; later extended to Utica and Geneva. Great Western Turnpike (parallel route to Mohawk Turnpike, 10 to 15 miles south) connects at Canajoharie with Turnpike stages.

about 12 houses here. bridge built across Mohawk. This was the day of the stage coach also and the Mohawk turnpike presented a spectacle of life and bustle as it shared with the Mohawk River the traffic of the valley.

This was particularly so during the years from to the building of the Erie Canal in [Photo: Old Mohawk Turnpike Toll Bridge.].

The South Durham Turnpike: This was incorporated March 27 thfor a term of thirty years, for constructing a road beginning near the dwelling house of Montgomery Stevens in the town of Durham, and running southerly through the south part of that town to the Schoharie Kill Bridge Company’s road between the dwelling house of Michael.

The Great Western Gateway Bridge leads from Schenectady to the Old Mohawk Turnpike, starting its westward course at Scotia, on the north bank of the Mohawk opposite Schenectady. The Old Mohawk Turnpike and the Mohawk River and old Erie Canal () formed a great highway and waterway route over which hundreds of thousands of settlers.

Nelson Greene's History of the Mohawk Valley: Gateway to the West is a four-volume set covering six counties in upstate New York. This online version is part of the Schenectady Digital History Archive, the local history and genealogy Web site of the Schenectady County Public Library, affiliated with the NYGenWeb, USGenWeb and American History and Genealogy Projects and the American.

As you leave the Gateway bridge, going west from Schenectady, you run along the first stretch of the Old Mohawk Turnpike part of the New York to Buffalo Highway, a development of an old trail.

After the Revolution and until after the construction of the Utica-Schenectady railroad in it was the scene of busy freight and passenger traffic. In Amsterdam is described as having a toll bridge over the Mohawk, 4 churches, 1 bank, 1 academy, 1 female seminary, 14 stores, 2 grist mills, 2 furnaces, 1 carpet manufactory, 1 printing office, 1 scythe factory and "various other manufactories," with dwellings and a population of about 1, The Mohawk Golf club is about one mile from the city limits, on the Troy road.

The famous "Schenectady putter" was the invention of a local golfer. The General Electric Company. The great works of the General Electric company are seen on the west of the New York Central tracks and somewhat west of.

(You may enter up to 10 four digit codes, just separate with a comma like this: ,). Mohawk Mining Company (Lee DeGood's Michigan mining book states only 6 to 10 known) - Michigan Normal Price: $ Our Sales Price: $ Mohawk Mining Company (Rare very few known according to Lee Degood's book) - Keweenaw Peninsula, Michigan Normal Price: $ Our Sales Price: $ Montauk Club - New York Normal.

Utica (/ ˈ juː t ɪ k ə / ()) is a city in the Mohawk Valley and the county seat of Oneida County, New York, United tenth-most-populous city in New York, its population in the U.S.

d on the Mohawk River at the foot of the Adirondack Mountains, Utica is approximately 95 miles ( kilometers) northwest of Albany, 55 mi (89 km) east of Syracuse and Both Canajoharie and Palatine Bridge, located in the heart of the Mohawk Valley, are picturesque, progressive American villages of the highest type.

Palatine Bridge residents claim that their half mile of elm-shaded Old Mohawk turnpike, which forms its Grand street, makes their little village the prettiest place in the valley. Lansingburgh, Rensselaer County, New York, was founded in by Abraham Jacob Lansing, for whom it is named.

It was first known as Stone Arabia, organized in on the eastern shore of the confluence of the Mohawk and Hudson rivers.

The first act of incorporation occurred in as a part of the Town of Rensselaerwyck. Turnpikes and Toll Roads in Nineteenth-Century America. Daniel B. Klein, Santa Clara University and John Majewski, University of California – Santa Barbara 1. Private turnpikes were business corporations that built and maintained a road for the right to collect fees from travelers.

2 Accounts of the nineteenth-century transportation revolution often treat turnpikes as merely a prelude to. Charter of incorporation granted to the First Company of the Great Western Turnpike Road by the legislature of the state of New York by their acts of the 15th day of March, and of the 5th of April, Published: ().

Figure 11 - The Schenectady-Saratoga Trolley bridge (over the Mohawk). "The Trolley Bridge" was built and opened July 1, by the Schenectady Rail Company and American Bridge Co (Figure 11). It was built upstream from the Rexford Bridge in Alplaus to give trolleys an express route to .7.

The Susquehanna Bridge Company is hereby invested 'with all and singular the powers, rights, privileges, immunities, and advantages, which are contained in the foregoing incorporation of the Delaware Bridge Company; and all and singular the PROVISIONS, sections, and clauses thereof not inconsistent with the particular provisions herein contained, shall be and hereby are fully extended.

The incorporation of the Susquehanna Bridge Company shall hereafter be deemed and considered to exist for the sole purpose of erecting and maintaining a toll-bridge, under their said charter, across the Susquehanna River, at Oquaga, under all its present PROVISIONS, except the limitation of its duration of thirty years, which said limitation.