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For every hundred of sheep's head, shad or bass, twelve and an half cents.

Every hundred perch, three cents.

Every bag full of flour, meal, or bread not exceeding two bushels, one cent.

Every barrel of wheat or flour, rye or Indian meal, three cents.

Every barrel of bread, two cents.

Every hogshead or pipe of wine, rum, brandy or molasses containing one hundred and twenty gallons, thirtyseven and an half cents, and in that proportion for casks of a greater or less size.

Every barrel of soap, six cents.
Every hogshead of cider, wenty cents.
Every barrel of cider, six cents.
Every barrel of beef or park, six cents.
Every empty pipe or hogshead, six cents.
Every empty tight barrel, two cents.
Every empty flour cask, qne cent.

Every turkey, goose, brandt or other wild or tame fowl one quarter of a cent.

Every dozen of small birds, one quarter of a cent.
Every hundred eggs, two eggs.
Every coach, eighty cents.
Every phaeton, fifty-five cents.
Every one horse chaise, thirty-one cents.
Every riding chair or gigg, twenty-five cents.
Every sulkey, twenty cents.
Every waggon, thirty-seven and an half cents.
Every double sleigh, twenty cents.
Every single sleigh, fifteen and an half cents.
Every pair of cart wheels twelve and an half cents.
Every pair of chair or waggon wheels, six cents.
Every thousand three feet shingles, fifty cents.

Every thousand shingles from twenty-four to twentyseven inches in length, thirty-one cents.

Every thousand shingles from eighteen to twenty-two inches in length, twenty-five cents.

Every thousand feet of oice or scantling, thirty-one cents.

Every board of one inch thick, twelve inches wide, and fourteen feet in length, three quarters of a cent, and in that proportion for boards and plank of different lerigths and thickness.

Every hundred lath for shingling, twenty-five cents.

Every thousand of cedar of pine lath for ceiling, twelve and an half cents.

Every cedar bolt, one cent.
Every hundred feet of window glass, three cents.
Every tierce of lime, tyelve and an half cents.
Every bushel of loose lime, two cents.

For every thousand of brick, twenty-five cents.
Every full trunk or chest, nire cents.
Every empty trunk or chest four cents.

Every case with full bottles four cents, and if empty,
two cents.

Every dozen wool or cotton cards, two cents.

Every dozen of windsor or other setting chairs, twelve and an half cents.

Every hundred weight of dotton or sheep's wool, six
cents.

Every cupboard or case of drawers, twenty-five cents.
Every writing or other desk) nineteen cents..
Every dozen scythes, two cents.
Every corn fan, one cent,
Every piece of oznaburgs on duck, two cents.

Every piece of blankets, dyffels, coatings or frize, four
cents.

Every piece of broadcloth, serge, shrouds, flannel, half thicks or drugget two, cents.

Every piece of duroy, calimancoes, shalloon or linen,
one cent.

Every dozen of men's or boli's hats, one cent.
Every man or woman's saddle, one cent.
Every pair of blankets, one cent.
Every rug, one cent.
Every dozen of spades or shovels, two cents.
Every looking-glass, two cents.
Every dozen of frying pans two cents.
Every empty firkin or pail, pone quarter of a cent.

Every empty two bushel basket, one quarter of a cents
and smaller in proportion.

Every dozen of empty bags, one half cent.
Every side of sole leather, one cent.
Every side of upper leather one half cent.
Every calf skin, one quarter of a cent.
Every beef's hide, two cents.
Every barrel of tar, pitch, turpentine or rosin, sis cents.
Every hundred weight of cordage, thrée cents.
Every coach body, twenty-five cents.
Every chaise, chair or sulkefy body, nine cents..
Every passenger, two cents.

And wherever a certain rate of ferriage is fixed for any Larger quan.
particular quantity or weight of goods or merchandize, a weight in the
proportionable rate shall be taken for any greater or less fame propor.
quantity or weight of the same goods ; Provided always,
That no ferriage shall be paid for a suckling child, or for
such small articles not before enumerated as a woman
carries in her apron, or a man or boy in his hand or under
Kis arm.

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quantity and of Nassau, or from the island of Nassau to the city

of New York, shall be paid according to the rates above

specified, in proportion to the weight or quantity transPersons refa- ported, and not otherwise ; and if any person shall refuse for to pay to the ferryman the rates and prices of ferriage the sum. established by this act, the person so refusing shall forfeit

and pay to such ferryman treble the rate to which such

person was liable by this act; to be recovered with costs Dispptes con- of suit in any court having cognizance thereof ; and if

fer riage how any disputes shall arise concerning the rates or prices of (etiled.

ferriage for any goods or commodities, not particularly expressed in this act, and the matter be brought before any justice of the peace by the contending parties, such justice shall hear and determine the same so as to him shall appear to be conformable to the true intent and meaning of this act, and shall award costs against the

party in default. Corporation II. And be it further enacted, That it shall be lawful of New York entitled to for the mayor, aldermen and commonalty to demand and the laid fer- receive the rates and prices of ferriage aforesaid for the .

said ferriage from and to the said city as aforesaid, and may establish and keep ond or more ferries between the

said city and the island of Nassau as aforesaid. Penalty on IV. And be it further enacted, That if any ferryman or any ferryman for taking his servant shall ask, demand or take any greater or other

rates of ferriage from the said city of New York to the riage, island of Nassau, or from the said island of Nassau to the

said city of New-York, than pre herein before established, the person so offending shall for every offence forfeit and

pay the sum of two dollars and fifty cents. Terryman to V. And be it further enacted, That every ferryman affix up in a public place shall paste upon a board and hang up in the porch of each feceritates of respective ferry-house, or at the most public place there. der appenalty. in, a table fairly written or printed of the rates or prices

of ferriage as established by this act ; and in case any ferryman shall neglect or refuse to hang up such table of rates and prices of ferriage in manner aforesaid, he shall for every day he shall so neglect or refuse to do the same forfeit the sum of two dollars and fifty cents.

VI. And be it further enacted, That the ferryman shall ready on each always have one ar more boats ready on each side of the fide of the river at least one half hour before sunrise, and so shall conriver, under a penalty.

tinue through the whole day until eight o'clock in the evening, for the purpose of transporting passengers and their effects ; and any ferryman who shall neglect to have his boat or boats ready on each side of the river to carry over passengers or their effects, at such time and times, wind and weather permitting, every such ferryman so neglecting shall forfeit and pay for every such negiect the sum of one dollar and twenty-five cents to the person so

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detained, to be recovered in any court having cognizance
thereof; and every ferryman who shall neglect or refuse Penalty on
to come and go with the ferry-boats, wind and weather neglect of
permitting, to and from such places in the said city as duty.
now are or hereafter shall be appointed for landing places
by the mayor, aldermen and commonalty of the said
city, shall for every such offence forfeit two dollars and
fifty cents, to be recovered before any court having cog-
nizance thereof, by any person who will sue for the same,
and paid to the chamberlain of the said city towards de-
fraying the public charges thereof.

VIL And be it further enacted. That it shall be lawful Inhabitants for of the inhabitants of the town of Brooklyn to trans

of Brooklyn any

may transport port their own goods in their own boats, from the island their own of Nassau to the city of New-York, and from the city of good boatheir New-York to the island of Nassafi, without paying any ferriage for the same ; Provided however, That if any

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Proviso. inhabitant, under colour or pretext of transporting his or her own goods only shall carry or bring over the said ferry the goods of any other person of what kind soever, with or without hire or reward, every such inhabitant shall for every such offence forfeit and pay to the ferryman of such ferry two dollars and fifty cents, to be recovered with costs of suit before any justice of the peace or court having cognizance thereof.

VIII. And be it further engcted, That no person other No person but than the said mayor, aldermen/and commonalty, shall erect tion of New. or keep a ferry between the said city and Nassau-island York to keep for carrying or bringing of any passengers, horses, cattle, tween New. hogs, sheep, goods, merchandize, or other things whatso- Nallau-island, ever over the said ferry hereby rated, with or without any under a penhire or reward, under the penalty of one hundred and twenty-five dollars for every such offence.

IX. And be it further enacted, That all the penalties Penalties. and forfeitures imposed by this act, except where the same how recover. is herein before otherwise appropriated, may be recovered and appli. ed with costs of suit in any court having cognizance thereof, by any person who will se for the same to effect, the one moiety thereof when recovered to be paid to the overseers of the poor of the city or town where the same shall be recovered, for the use fof the poor thereof, and the other moiety to the person who will sue for the same.

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Turnpikes.

An ACT for constructing a Road and establishing and folete.

erecting Turnpikes between the City of Albany and the Town of Schenectady.

Passed 1st April, 1797. Sess. 20, ch. 87.

Ropealed.

An ACT to establish a Turnpike Corporation for improv

ing the State-Road from the House of John Weaver, in Watervliet, to Cherry-Valley.

Passed April 4, 1798. Sess. 21, ch. 88.

Repealed.

An ACT to establish a Turnpike Corporation for improv

ing the Road from the Springs in Lebanon to the City of Albany.

Passed April 5, 1798. Session 21, chap. 94.

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TWENTY-SECOND SESSION. CHAP. XXX.
An ACT to establish a Turnpike Corporation for improving

the State-Roud from the House of John Weaver, in Wa.
tervliet, to Cherry-Valley, and to repeat the Act therein
mentioned.
Passed 15th March, 1799.

. HEREAS the bridge over the Schoharie-kill, on

the state-road, was by reason of the force of the water and ice last spring destroyed ; And whereas, The road on which the aforesaid bridge was erected is of pube lic utility, and is one of the principal routes of communi. cation between the city of Albany and the western settlements of this state : Therefore,

I. Be it enacted by the People of the State of New-York, represented in Senate and Assembly, That William North, John Tayler, Abraham Ten Eyck, Charles R. Webster, Calvin Cheeseman, Zenas Pineo, Ephraim Hudson, Joseph White, Elihu Phinney and Thomas Machin, and all such persons as shall associate for the purpose of making a good and sufficient road from the house where John Weaver now lives in the town of Watervliet, in the county of Albany, following the state-road westward to the house where Joha Walton now lives, in the town of Cherry-Valley, in the county of Otsego, shall and are hereby created and made a corporation and body politic, in fact and in name, by the name of president, directors and first company of the great western turnpike road ; and the said corporation shall by that name be capable in law to purchase, have, hold, enjoy and retain to them and their successors, lands, tenements, hereditaments, goods, chattels and effects of every kind whatsoever, and the same or any part thereof to sell, grant, demise, alien or dispose of, to sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded, answer and be answered unto, defend and be defended in all courts of record or any other place whatsoever ; Provided, That the lands so to be purchased as aforesaid, shall be such only as may be necessary to carry into effect the object of this act, and shall not exceed in value the sum of two thousand dollars.

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