An Act to Incorporate the Henderson and Burkville Railroad Company.
Section 1. Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Texas, That Julien S. Devereaux, William C. Kelly, D.G. Hardin, B.F. Thompson, J.R. Burk, Charles Vinzent, Alex. Green, Dr. William M. Ross, S.C. Thompson, Wm. Haltom, Col Allen Birdwell, Jesse Walling, Peter Tipps, David Ford, Jesse Mayfield, Gen. James Smith, E.M. Daggett, Frost Thorn, Wm. F. Ecols, Lewis Jones, Wm. Elliott, M. Cartwright, A.H. Evans, J.W. Flanagan, Henry M. Lawson and their associates and successors, be, and they are hereby enacted and established a body corporate and politic, under the name of the Henderson and Burkville Railroad Company, with capacity in said corporate name to make contracts, to have successions and a common seal; to make by-laws for the regulation and government of the affairs; to sue and be sued; to plead and be impleaded; to grant and receive, and generally to do and perform all such acts as may be necessary or proper or incident to the fulfillment of its rights under this act, and in accordance with the constitution of this State…………..
This act shall take effect from and after its passage.
Approved, February 10, 1852
Source: The Laws of Texas, Volume III, 1822-1897, compiled and arranged by H.P.M. Gammel, published by the Gammel Book Company, Austin, 1898; Pgs. 97-100
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