LAWS OF MARYLAND.
States any useful animal, machine or manufactory, or any are
whereby manufactures can be improved.
| 13. AND BE IT ENACTED, That the said premium
may at any time they may think proper, return a part or the whole
of their unappropriated funds to the president and directors of the
Athenian Society, to be divided among the stockholders as a surplus
|To hold regular
and stated meetings.
| 14. AND BE IT ENACTED, That to insure the
of the president and directors to the duties which the interests of
the society require of them, they shall hold regular and stated
meetings once in every month, and oftener if they shall deem it necessary;
and at every meeting the names of the members attending
shall be entered in their proceedings; and if any member shall neglect
to qualify or to attend for three succeeding meetings, without
such excuse in writing of necessary absence as shall be judged reasonable
by a board of said directors, duly assembled at one of the
meetings aforesaid, such board of directors so assembled shall
proceed to fill up the seat and place of such member.
| 15. AND BE IT ENACTED, That this corporation
may be dissolved
on the written application of two thirds of the stockholders in
number, who shall also be bona fide proprietors of two thirds
the whole stock in amount; and in that event it shall be the duty of
the president and directors then being, to settle up all the concerns
of the society without unnecessary delay, and to divide and distribute
the whole balance and net proceeds thereof among the stockholders
according to their respective interest; Provided, that no suit
then pending for or against the said corporation shall be thereby
abated, nor any contract then subsisting by or with the said corporation
be in any manner thereby altered or impaired.
* Ch. 113.
| 16. AND BE IT ENACTED, That the act, entitled,
An act to incorporate
the president and directors of the Athenian Society, passed
November session eighteen hundred and ten*, be and the same
is hereby repealed.
Passed Jan. 29, 1816.
A Supplement to the act (a), entitled, An act to extend Aisquith-Street
in the City of Baltimore. Lib. TH. No. 5, fol. 115.
(a) Nov. 1812, 118. See 1816, ch. 216.
| 1. BE IT ENACTED, by the General Assembly
of Maryland, That
Thomas Kell, Peter Bond and James Hutton (b), be and they are
hereby appointed commissioners, and they, or a majority of them,
are hereby authorised and directed, upon the application of any
person or persons whose property lies out of the city of Baltimore,
who shall think himself, herself or themselves, aggrieved by opening
Aisquith-street, as authorised by the act to which this is a
supplement, to meet upon the premises within twenty days after
such application is made, of which six days notice shall be given
to the party or parties interested, and said commissioners, when so
met, and having each first taken an oath before some justice of the
peace, that he will without favour, affection, prejudice or partiality,
assess the damages sustained by the person or persons at whose
request such inquisition shall be taken, by reason of opening the
said street through his, her or their property, shall thereupon proceed
(b) By 1816, ch. 216, other commissioners
are named, &c.