Franchises of electrical corporations in Greater New York: a report submitted to the Public Service Commission for the First District
Public Service Commission for the First District, 1911 - Business & Economics - 237 pages
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Page 147 - Any stock corporation, domestic or foreign, now existing or hereafter organized, except monied corporations, may purchase, acquire, hold and dispose of the stocks, bonds and other evidences of indebtedness of any corporation, domestic or foreign, and issue in exchange therefor its stock, bonds or other obligations...
Page 111 - ... to lay, erect and construct suitable wires or other conductors, with the necessary poles, pipes or other fixtures in, on, over and under the streets, avenues, public parks and places of such cities, towns or villages, for conducting and distributing electricity, with the consent of the municipal authorities thereof, and in such manner and under such reasonable regulations, as they may prescribe.
Page 121 - Three or more persons may become a corporation for manufacturing and supplying gas for lighting the streets and public and private buildings of cities, villages and towns in this state, or for manufacturing and using electricity for producing light, heat or power, and in lighting streets, avenues, public parks and places, and public and private buildings of cities, villages and towns within this state...
Page 202 - On August 18, 1902, the company filed an amended certificate of incorporation, changing its name to Richmond Light and Railroad Company, extending the period of its corporate life...
Page 55 - An Act to authorize gas light companies to use electricity instead of gas for the lighting of streets, public places and public and private buildings in cities, villages and towns within this state.
Page 31 - This franchise is also a brief and simple document. By it the Brush Electric Illuminating Company of New York was " authorized and empowered to lay, erect and construct suitable wires or other conductors, with the necessary poles, pipes or other fixtures in, on, over and under the streets, • avenues, public parks and places of the City of New York for conducting and distributing electricity, and to the full extent that could with the consent of the municipal authorities of the City of New York...
Page 62 - Bronx, of the New York Edison Company and the United Electric Light and Power Company (Cases Nos.
Page 15 - This act shall not extend the territorial operation of any rights, contracts or franchises heretofore granted or made by the corporation known as the mayor, aldermen and commonalty of the city of New York, or by any of the municipal and public corporations which by this act are united and consolidated therewith, including the counties of Kings and Richmond, and the same shall be restricted to the limits respectively to which they would have been confined if this act had not been passed...
Page 76 - Works determined that it would be for the best interests of the city to have all excavations and removals and replacements of pavements or sidewalks in the streets done by his department the work was to be done by the city and the expense of it paid by the company upon requisition of the commissioner. fifth. The fulfillment of the conditions just described was to be " subject to the scientific and mechanical practicability thereof...