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Amended Articles of Utica & Waterville.

to New Hartford, Clinton and Marshall and Augusta in said County of Oneida and to Madison and Hamilton in the County of Madison and to Sherburne in the County of Chenango with all the privileges and rights usual in such cases including such as have heretofore been enjoyed by said Corporation.

And we do hereby for the purpose aforesaid agree to adopt and subscribe to the following Articles of Association.

FIRST. The name of said Corporation shall be the Utica and Waterville Rail Road Company.

SECOND. The said Corporation shall continue for the term of ninety-uine years, commencing from the time of its first legal organization under the provisions of said Act.

THIRD. The said Rail Road is to be constructed from the City of Utica to the several points herein before named and described in the Counties of Oneida, Madison and Chenango and when so constructed to be maintained and operated on the lines so described as aforesaid the whole length thereof being forty-four miles or thereabouts.

FOURTH. The Capital Stock of said Company shall be one million of dollars and shall be divided into one thousand shares of one hundred dollars each.

FIFTH. The following are the names and places of residence of thirteen Directors of said Company who shall manage its affairs for the current year and until others are chosen in their places at the next annual meeting of said Corporation. John Butterfield, Utica, Henry R. Hart, Whitestown, John Thorn,

0. S. Williams Clinton, Isaac Maynard,

John E. Elliott Alrick Hubbell,

Daniel B. Goodwin, Waterville, Charles S. Wilson,

Thomas J. Barr, New York, Hugh Crocker,

Charles D. Mills, Albany. Lewis Lawrence

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And the Subscribers do hereby severally subscribe for and agree to take and pay for the number of shares of the stock of said Company set opposite their names and places of residence respectively in the manner provided by law.

(Here follow the names of John Butterfield and twenty-four others subscribing for 259 shares of stock.)

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John BUTTERFIELD, ALRICK HUBBELL of Utica and 0. S. WILLIAMS of Clinton in said County being duly sworn depose and say that they are three of the Directors of the Utica and Waterville Rail Road Company in the foregoing Articles of Association named and described, that a sum equal to one thousand dollars a mile for every mile of Road proposed to be constructed by said Company has been in good faith subscribed and ten per cent thereon paid in in cash to the Directors named in the foregoing Articles of Association and that it is intended in good faith to construct, maintain and operate the Road mentioned and described in said Articles of Association.

And the deponents further depose and say that the capital stock of said original Company has been increased to the sum of one Million of dollars as named in the foregoing Articles of Association in accordance with section nine of the Act of 1850 and that the route of said Road has been altered or changed as named in said Articles in accordance with section Twenty-third of the Act of 1850.

John BUTTERFIELD.
ALRICK HUBBELL.

OTHNIEL S. WILLIAMS. Subscribed and sworn this 23d day of September, 1867.

CHARLES S. WILLIAMS,

Mayor of the City of Utica.

(ENDORSED) Recorded at pg. 665 in Book No. 2 of Rail Road Corporations in Secretary's Office. Filed and Recorded Sept. 26, 1867. Erastus Clark, Deputy Secy. of State.

Ameniled Articles of Utica & Waterville.

STATE OF NEW YORK, ? Office of the Secretary of State, I

SS :

I have compared the preceding with the original amended Certificate of Incorporation of the Utica and Waterville Rail Road Company, filed and recorded in this office on the 26th day of Septeinber, 1867, and do hereby certify the same to be a correct transcript there- from and of the whole thereof.

Witness my band and the seal of office of the Secretary of State, at the City of Albany, this Eighth day of September, one thousand nine bundred and six.

HORACE G. TENNANT, (SEAL.]

Second Deputy Secretary of State.

NEW YORK, LAWS OF 1868, CHAP. 51.

AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE UTICA AND WATERVILLE RAILROAD COMPANY

TO ALTER ITS NAME.

Passed March 25, 1868; three-fifths being present.

The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows :

SECTION 1. The Utica and Waterville Railroad Company is hereby authorizeıl and empowered to alter its corporate name from “ The Utica and Waterville Railroad Company” to “ The Utica, Clinton and Binghamton Railroad Company,” by which name it shall be known and designated from and after the passage of this act.

SEC. 2. The said Utica, Clinton and Binghamton Railroad Company may have, hold and enjoy all the rights, privileges and franchises which now belong to it under its present name, and all the acts and proceedings of the towns along the route of said road in preparing for and in taking stock and issuing bonds in aid for the construction thereof, shall be as valid and effectual as if the same had been done for said Company under the name of the Utica, Clinton and Binghamton Railroad Company. But nothing in this act contained shall have the effect to render valid and effectual any of the acts or proceedings of the said towns had or taken before the passage of this act, and which would not have been valid or effectual if this act bad not been passed ; nor shall such acts or proceedings be rendered invalid by reason of anything herein contained, if the same would have been valid without the passage of this act; and no action already commenced touching the taking stock or issuing bonds in aid of the construction of said road, shall abate in consequence of the change of name effected by this act, but the same may be continued in favor of or against said corporation by its present name, or by the name conferred upon it by this act.

Sec. 3. This act shall take effect immediately.

NEW YORK, LAWS OF 1869, CHAP. 77.

An ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE CORPORATION OF THE VILLAGE OF HAMIL

TON TO ISSUE BONDS AND TAKE STOCK IN THE UTICA, CLINTON
AND BINGHAMTON RAILROAD, AND TO BECOME STOCKHOLDERS
THEREIN.

Passed March 30, 1869; three fifths being present.

The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows :

SECTION 1. Ou the application in writing of twelve or more freeholders residents of and within the corporate limits of the corporation of the village of Hamilton, in the town of Hamilton and county of Madison, it shall be the duty of the county judge of the county of Madison, or of any special term of the Supreme Court in said county of Madison, or in any county adjoining said county of Madison, on presentation of such application, to appoint by an order to be entered in the office of the county clerk of Madison county, not more than three freeholders of and residents within the corporate bounds of said village, to be commissioners for said corporation of the village of Hamilton to carry into effect the purposes and provisions of this act, who shall hold their offices respectively for the terin of five years and until others shall have been appointed and duly qualified.

SEC. 2. It shall be lawful for said commissioners to borrow on the faith and credit of the said corporation of the village of Hamilton, such sum of money not exceeding twenty per cent. of the assessed valuation of the taxable property within the bounds of said corporation (as shall be ascertained from and appear upon the assessment roll of said village of Hamilton next prior to the consent of taxpayers obtained under this act, residents within or taxpayers of said village of Hamilton as hereinafter provided), for a term not exceeding twenty-five years, at a rate of interest not exceeding seven per cent per annum, and to execute bonds noder their hands and seals respectively. The bonds so to be executed may be iu such sums and payable at such times and places not exceeding twenty-five years, and in such form as the said commissioners and their successors may deem expedient. But no such debt shall be contracted or bonds issued by said commissioners or any of them until consent in writing shall be first obtained of a

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