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City Document — JVb. 9.
IN ADDITION TO AN ACT
TO INCORPORATE THE
NORFOLK COUNTY JOURNAL PRESS.
CITY OF ROXBURY
In Boabd of Aldermen, May 22, 1854.
Ordered, That the "Act in addition to the Act to incorporate the Metropolitan Rail
Road Company," passed March,16, 1854, be and the same is hereby accepted by the City
Council of Roxbury.
In Board of Aldermen, Nov. 20
Taken firom the table and passed.
Sent down'for concurrence.
JOSEPH W. TUCKER, City Clerk.
In Common Council, Dec. 4, 1854.
Laid on the table, and ordered to be printed for the use of the Council.
JOSHUA SEAVER, Clerk.
^ammonujcaltl) of iWassaiijusett^.
In the Year One Thousand Eight Hundred and Fifty -Four.
In addition to an Act to Incorporate the Metropolitan
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled^ and by the authority of the
same, as folloios :
Section 1. That at any time after the expiration of one
year from the opening for use of the tracks of said railroad,
in any street in which the same may be located, as provided
by its charter, the Mayor and Aldermen of the cities of
Boston and Roxbury, respectively, may, by vote of the
major part thereof, determine as to so much of said track as
is located within the limits of their respective cities, that the
same, or any part thereof, be discontinued ; and thereupon
the location shall be deemed to be revoked, and the tracks
of said railroad shall forthwith be taken up and removed
in conformity with such vote or order of said mayor and
aldermen. Provided, That such taking and removal shall
be at the expense of said railroad company.
Sect. 2. The rates of fare upon the said railroad, be-
tween any two points in the city of Boston, shall never ex-
ceed five cents for each passage, unless with the assent of
the mayor and aldermen of said city.
Sect. 3. Notice to abuttors on streets, in which it may
be proposed to lay the tracks of said corporation, shall be
given by the publication in one or more newspapers, pub-
lished in the cities of Boston and Roxbury, of an order of
notice from the mayor and aldermen of said respective cities,
fourteen days at least prior to the location of any such
Sect. 4. Either of the cities of Boston or Roxbury, if it
so elect, may purchase, on the same terms and conditions
as are mentioned in the seventh section of the act to which
this is in addition, that part of the corporate property of the
company which relates to or lies within its own limits; pay-
ing therefor a proportional sum, to be ascertained by com-
missioners to be appointed by the supreme judicial court.
Sect. 5. This act shall be void and of no effect, unless
the same shall be accepted by the city council of the cities
of Boston and Roxbury respectively, within one year from
the date hereof.
House of Representatives, March 15, 1854.
Passed to be enacted.
OTIS P. LORD, Speaker.
In Senate, March 16, 1854.
Passed to be enacted.
CHAS. EDWARD COOK, President.
A true copy — Attest :
March 16, 1854.
E. M. WRIGHT,
Secretary of the Commonwealth.
CITY OF BOSTOIS"
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Lo'wer Hall, and one from the Bates Ilall.
Books can be kept out 14 days.
A fine of 2 cents for each volume vrill be
incurred for each day a liook is detained more
than li days.
Any book detained more than a week be-
yond the time limited, wUl be sent for at the
expense of the delinquent.
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of the borrower.
The Library hours for the delivery and re-
turn of books are from 10 o'clock, A. M., to
8 o'clock, P. M., in the Lower Hall ; and from
10 o'clock, A. M., untU one half hour before
sunset in the Bates Hall.
Every book must, under penalty of one dol-
lar, be returned to the Library at such time
in August as shall be publicly announced.
The card must be presented whenever a
boolc is returned. For renewing a book the
card must be presented, together with the
book, or M'ith the shelf-numbers of the book.
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