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AN ACT CONCERNING THE LYNN AND BOSTON RAILROAD COMPANY.
Be it enacted, &c., as follows :

SECTION 1. The selectmen of the several towns, and the cato track, com- mayor and aldermen of the city of Lynn, in which the Lynn pany assenting. and Boston Railroad Company was by the act of its incor

poration authorized to construct its railroad, are hereby authorized to locate the track of the railroad of said company, upon and over such of the streets and highways within their respective corporations, as they may from time to time respectively determine, with the assent in writing of said company.

SECTION 2. All locations made under the provisions of ance of act of in- this act, shall be made in all respects in pursuance of the corporation.

provisions of the act by which said company was incorpomaintain rated ; and said company is hereby authorized to construct, road as provided maintain and use its railroad located in pursuance of this in said act.

act, upon and over the streets and highways of said towns and the city of Lynn, with the same powers and privileges, and subject to the same duties, liabilities and restrictions, as if the same had been located and constructed under the authority of the act by which said company was incorporated.

SECTION 3. This act shall be void, so far as relates to the construction of said railroad, in either of said towns and city, unless the same shall be accepted by the selectmen of said towns, and the mayor and aldermen of said city, respectively, and by said company, within one year after its passage.

Approved January 26, 1861. Chap. 5. AN ACT TO CHANGE THE NAME OF THE PINE STREET CONGREGATIONAL

Be it enacted, &c., as follows:

The Pine Street Congregational Society shall hereafter be called and known by the name of the Berkeley Street Congregational Society.

Approved January 28, 1861.

Act to be void in one year unless accepted.

SOCIETY.

Name changed.

Chap. 6. AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE HINGHAM INSTITUTION FOR SAVINGS TO

HOLD REAL ESTATE.

Be it enacted, 8c., as follows : May hold not ex SECTION 1. The Hingham Institution for Savings is hereby ceeding $5,000.

authorized to hold real estate within the town of Hingham, to an amount not exceeding five thousand dollars : provided, that no part of said amount shall be invested in real estate, except in the purchase of a suitable site, and the erection or

preparation of a suitable building, to be used for banking Income, how applied. purposes. And all income, if any, arising from such real

estate, shall be devoted exclusively to the interests of said
corporation.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect on its passage.

Approved January 28, 1861.

AN ACT TO EXTEND AND ALTER AN ACT TO INCORPORATE THE UNION Chap. 7.

MUTUAL MARINE INSURANCE COMPANY.

Be it enacted, &c., as follows :

SECTION 1. The act passed on the fifteenth day of May, Act of 1862, rein the year eighteen hundred and fifty-one, entitled “ An modifications. Act to incorporate the Union Mutual Marine Insurance Company," shall, as hereby modified, be and remain in force on and after the fifteenth day of May, in the year eighteen hundred and sixty-one; and the said company Time unlimited. shall be continued as a corporation for an unlimited term of time, and for this purpose shall have all the powers and Privileges and re

. privileges, and be subject to all the duties, restrictions and liabilities, set forth in the fifty-eighth chapter of the General Statutes, and all other general laws applicable to mutual marine insurance companies.

SECTION 2. The said corporation may hold real estate to May hold the amount of ten thousand dollars.

SECTION 3. So much of said “Act to incorporate the Repeal Union Mutual Marine Insurance Company," as is inconsistent herewith, is hereby repealed.

Approved January 28, 1861.

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estate.

An Act CONCERNING PATUCKET BRIDGE.

Chap. 8. Be it enacted, &c., as follows:

SECTION 1. When Patucket Bridge shall be laid out as a Lowell and Drapublic highway, as provided in chapter eighty-six of the Acts cut to maintain, of the year one thousand eight hundred and sixty, the city of Lowell and the town of Dracut shall maintain and keep the same in repair at their joint equal expense, subject to County commisthe control of the county commissioners as provided in tioners to consection two of the forty-fourth chapter of the General Statutes; and any fine or damage incurred by reason of said bridge being out of repair, as prescribed in section twenty-two of said chapter, shall be recovered of, and paid by, said city and town in equal portions.

SECTION 2. If the county commissioners, upon due appli- County commiscation to them, shall order said bridge to be altered or at city and town's widened, the expense of such alteration or widening shall expense. be borne and paid by the said city and town in equal portions.

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and town.

SECTION 3. The proprietors of the locks and canals on imbursed to city Merrimack River shall reimburse to said city and town all

sums expended by them in the necessary repair of that portion of said bridge erected by said proprietors, under an indenture between them and the proprietors of said bridge, dated November the eighteenth, in the year one thousand

eight hundred and forty-six. Repeal.

SECTION 4. The fifth section of chapter eighty-six of the
Acts of the year one thousand eight hundred and sixty, is
hereby repealed.
SECTION 5. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved January 31, 1861.

COMPANY TO HOLD REAL ESTATE.

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strictions.

Chap. 9. An Act TO AUTHORIZE THE HINGHAM MUTUAL FIRE INSURANCE

Be it enacted, &c., as follows : May hold not ex The Hingham Mutual Fire Insurance Company is hereby ceeding $5,000.

authorized to hold real estate for the convenient transaction of its business, in the town of Hingham, to an amount not exceeding five thousand dollars.

Approved January 31, 1861. Chap. 10.

AN ACT TO INCORPORATE THE PAIGE MILLS.
Be it enacted, &c., as follows:
Corporators.

SECTION 1. Charles S. Storrow, George W. Lyman, James
Lawrence, J. W. Paige, their associates and successors, are

hereby made a corporation by the name of the Paige Mills, Purpose. for the purpose of manufacturing goods wholly or in part of

cotton, woollen, or silk, in the city of Lawrence, in the Privileges and re county of Essex; and for this purpose shall have all the

powers and privileges, and be subject to all the duties, restrictions and liabilities, set forth in the sixtieth and sixtyeighth chapters of the General Statutes, and acts passed subsequent thereto relating to manufacturing corporations.

SECTION 2. Said corporation may hold, for the purpose Capital.

aforesaid, real estate to the amount of five hundred thou-
sand dollars; and the whole capital stock of said corporation
shall not exceed one million dollars, in shares of one hundred
dollars each.
SECTION 3. This act shall take effect on its passage.

Approved January 31, 1861. AN ACT CHANGING THE BOUNDARY LINE BETWEEN THE TOWNS OF Chap. 11.

BELMONT AND WEST CAMBRIDGE.
Be it enacted, &C., as follows :

The boundary line between the towns of Belmont and West Cambridge, between the points named, shall hereafter be established as follows, to wit: Commencing at a stone

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post on the north-westerly side of Spring Lane, near the
house of Edward Fillebrown, and on the present line between
said towns; thence running in a southerly direction on the
westerly side of Spring Lane seventy-three rods and twelve
links to a post; thence crossing Spring Lane at right angles,
and running in a southerly direction on the easterly side of
Spring Lane seventy-three rods and twelve links to the
corner of Pleasant Street; thence turning at right angles
and running in a northerly direction on the westerly side of
Pleasant Street seven rods to a post; thence crossing Pleasant
Street at right angles to the corner of Pond Street, and
running on the north-easterly side of Pond Street in a south-
easterly direction seventy-two rods to a post; thence crossing
Pond Street at right angles at the north-easterly corner of
Cross Street, and running on the south-westerly side of Pond
Street, in a south-easterly direction, eighty-six rods, to a stone
post standing on the original line between said towns of
Belmont and West Cambridge. Approved January 31, 1861.
AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE CAMBRIDGE WATER WORKS TO PURCHASE

Chap. 12. THE PROPERTY AND FRANCHISE OF THE CAMBRIDGEPORT AQUEDUCT

COMPANY
Be it enacted, 8c., as follows:

SECTION 1. The Cambridge Water Works are hereby Transfer authorauthorized and empowered to purchase of the Cambridgeport Aqueduct Company, all their corporate property, both real and personal, together with the franchise thereof, and the Cambridgeport Aqueduct Company are hereby authorized and empowered to sell and transfer all their corporate property, with the franchise thercof, to the said Cambridge Water Works; and when said property shall have been purchased and transferred as aforesaid, all the rights, powers and privileges conferred upon the Cambridgeport Aqueduct Company by their act of incorporation, with all the duties, restrictions, and liabilities imposed by said act, shall be vested in the Cambridge Water Works, as fully and as legally as they now are in the Cambridgeport Aqueduct Company. SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved January 31, 1861. An Act FURTHER TO INCREASE THE CAPITAL STOCK OF THE NAUM- Chap. 13. Be it enacted, &c., as follows:

SECTION 1. The Naumkeag Steam Cotton Company is Increase author hereby empowered to increase its capital stock to the sum of twelve hundred thousand dollars. SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved January 31, 1861.

ized.

KEAG STEAM COTTON COMPANY.

ized.

PANY TO CLOSE ITS AFFAIRS.

Time extended five years.

Chap. 14. An ACT GRANTING FURTHER TIME TO THE SUFFOLK INSURANCE COM

Be it enacted, &c., as follows :

SECTION 1. The time within which the Suffolk Insurance Company is required, by the thirty-sixth section of the sixtyeighth chapter of the General Statutes, to settle and close their affairs, is hereby extended for the term of five years. SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved January 31, 1861.

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Chap. 15. An Act to INCORPORATE THE CHARLESTOWN FREIGHT RAILROAD

Be it enacted, &c., as follows : Corporators. Section 1. Ezra Eames, P. J. Stone, John Stimson,

J. E. Bartlett, and George Johnson, their associates and successors, are hereby made a Corporation by the name of the Charlestown Freight Railroad Company, with authority to construct, maintain and use, by themselves or others, a railway with convenient single or double tracks, switches and turnouts, from a point on the tracks of the Boston and Chelsea Railroad opposite Medford Street in the city of

Charlestown, through Medford, Main and Cambridge Streets How determined. to the Boston and Maine Railroad ; the location to be fixed

and determined by the mayor and aldermen of the said city of Charlestown, to be accepted in writing by said corporation hereby established : provided, that before any location is made through said streets, notice thereof shall be given to the abutters thereon and all others interested, by advertising in a newspaper published in said Charlestown, the time and place when the mayor and aldermen will meet to locate said railroad, when any objection made thereto shall be heard

and considered. May contract for SECTION 2. Said corporation hereby created, may enter other roads. upon and use the tracks of the Boston and Chelsea, the

Middlesex, and the Boston and Maine Railroad Companies, and the tracks of such other railroad companies as they intersect, with the consent of such railroad companies, in such mode and upon such terms as may be mutually agreed upon in writing, with the companies upon whose tracks this rail

road company may desire to enter. Road to be under SECTION 3. The said road shall be constructed and mainof Charlestown. tained in such manner and upon such grade as the mayor

and aldermen of said city of Charlestown may, in their votes fixing and determining the location thereof, prescribe and direct; and if said railroad company shall deem it expedient to alter the grade of any street, such alteration

use of tracks of

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