Charter and Supplements of the Pennsylvania Railroad Company: With the Acts of Assembly and Municipal Ordinances Affecting the Company; Together with the By-laws of the Board of Directors

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Crissy & Markley, printers, 1859 - Railroads - 141 pages
 

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Page 7 - ... the constitution and laws of the United States or of this commonwealth, and generally to do all and singular the matters and things which to them it shall lawfully appertain to do for the well being of the said corporation and the due management and ordering the affairs of the same...
Page 82 - ... the corporation shall not for that reason be dissolved, but it shall be lawful on any other day to hold an election for...
Page 80 - ... pleasure. And also, to ordain, establish and put in execution such bylaws, ordinances and regulations, as shall seem necessary and convenient for the government of the said corporation, not being contrary to law or the constitution thereof; and generally, to do and execute all and singular, such acts, matters and things, which to them it shall or may appertain to do...
Page 89 - ... in the transportation of passengers no charge shall be made to exceed three cents per mile for through passengers and three and a half cents per mile for way passengers.
Page 83 - ... subject however, to all payments due or to become due thereon ; and the assignee, or party to whom the same shall have been so transferred, shall be a member of said corporation, and have and enjoy all the immunities, privileges and franchises, and be subject to all the liabilities, conditions and penalties incident thereto, in the same manner as the original...
Page 87 - ... of any one person, owning or possessing land through which the said railroad may pass...
Page 28 - ... materials so used or taken away, as the case may be, and having a due regard to, and making just allowance for, the advantages which may have resulted, or which may seem likely to result...
Page 83 - ... so transferred, shall be a member of said corporation, and have and enjoy all the immunities, privileges and franchises, and be subject to all the liabilities, conditions and penalties incident thereto, in the same manner as the original subscriber or holder would have been, but no certificate shall be transferred so long as the holder thereof is indebted to said company, unless the board of directors shall consent thereto.
Page 15 - ... notice shall be given by the petitioner to the said viewers and the other party ; and the said viewers or any five of them having been first duly sworn or affirmed, faithfully, justly and impartially to decide, and true report to make concerning all matters and things to be submitted to them, and in relation to which they are authorized to inquire in pursuance of the provisions of this act, and having viewed the premises...
Page 18 - The transportation of persons and property, the construction of wheels, the form of cars and carriages, the weight of loads, and all other matters and things in relation to the use of said road, shall be in conformity to such rules, regulations and provisions, as the directors shall from time to time prescribe and direct, and said road may be used by any persons who shall comply with such rules and regulations...

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