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neglect to provide ; and for every day's neglect to comply with and ART. 4. obey the general rules and regulations, or any of them, referred to in the last section, he shall forfeit the sum of two dollars.
S 78. It shall be the duty of the inspector and his deputies, in their Duty of daily examinations of the several salt manufactories, to ascertain and tern pans. examine, whether the requisite number of bittern-pans are contained in each manufactory, and whether the regulations above mentioned are fully complied with.
$ 79. It shall also be their duty in their daily examinations, to ex- As to leaks amine particularly as to any leaks or waste of salt water from the cisterns attached to the several manufactories, or from the logs and conduits leading the water to the same; and as to any leak or waste of salt water, either by negligence or design, whether the same be in the cisterns, logs or conduits, or in the use of water in the manufactory, or in letting the same into the cisterns, or in any other manner ; and to order such manufacturer, or any of his agents and servants who may be present, forthwith to stop such leak or waste.
$ 80. In case such order shall not be complied with, as soon as ib. may be practicable, the inspector or deputy shall stop all communication between such manufactory and the logs and conduits leading to the state reservoirs, so that no more salt water shall come to such manufactory, until the leak and waste be effectually prevented; and such manufacturer shall, in addition, forfeit the sum of twenty-five dollars. $ 81. Every manufacturer or other person who shall open the Il.
Penalty. communication between such manufactory and the logs or conduits leading to the state reservoirs, without the consent of the inspector or of one of his deputies, or shall aid, assist, counsel, or advise in opening the same, without such consent, shall forfeit the sum of one hundred dollars.
$ 82. It shall also be the duty of the inspector and his deputies, As to maiu from time to time, to examine the main conduits or line of logs, conducting the salt water from the state reservoirs to the different sections of manufactories, or to individuals or companies, who receive their supply of salt water from the same conduits or line of logs.
$ 83. In case any leak or waste of salt water shall be found in any Ib. such conduit or line of logs, the inspector shall forthwith report the same to the superintendent, who shall immediately thereupon stop all communications with the state reservoirs, and with such conduits or line of logs; and such communication shall remain so stopped, until the inspector or one of his deputies shall make report to the superin. tendent, that such leak or waste is prevented. VOL. I.
Penalty for violating rules.
TITLE 10 S 84. If any person, without the consent of the superintendent,
shall open, or aid, assist, counsel or advise, in opening, the communition between the state reservoirs or any of them, and such line of logs or conduits when so stopped, he shall forfeit the sum of one hundred dollars.
S 85. Each manufacturer of fine salt, shall have two cisterns or reservoirs attached to, and adjoining his manufactory. Such cisterns or reservoirs shall be well made, and, as near as may be, free from leaks ; and each of them shall be of sufficient capacity, to contain as much salt water, as can be boiled or evaporated in such manufactory,
from the kettles or pans set therein, in two days. Penalty for. S 86. No manufacturer of fine salt, who shall neglect to provide not providing
such reservoirs or cisterns, shall be permitted to receive any salt water from the state reservoirs.
$ 87. If any manufacturer of salt shall be found habitually neglecting any of the rules and regulations prescribed by the superintendent, inspector, and first judge of the county of Onondaga, or any two of them; or shall be in the habit of making bad salt; or if the quantity of salt inspected from his manufactory, shall be found materially less than is usually produced from a manufactory of the same capacity of kettles, for the time it was actually in operation ; it shall be the duty of the superintendent and inspector, to suspend the right of such person to carry on such manufactory, for such length of time as they may deem proper, not exceeding three months at any one time.
S 88. If any such manufacturer shall, before the period of such suspension be elapsed, set such manufactory in operation, the saltmanufacturing-lot on which the same shall be erected, with the erections and appurtenances, shall be thereby forfeited, on the conviction of such offender, to the people of this state ; and the superintendent shall proceed to enter on and sell the same, as provided in the one hundred and forty-eighth section of this Title.
S 89. It shall not be lawful for any person to erect any manufacries, where to tory of fine salt upon any part of the reservation, other than such as
shall have been already appropriated and laid out for that purpose, pursuant to law ; nor shall the limits of the fine-salt-manufactories be extended, until all the vacant lots within the present limits shall be fully occupied with such manufactories, unless by consent in writing of the superintendent and inspector.
S 90. Any number of persons disposed to engage in the manufactions forman turing of coarse salt, may become incorporated for that purpose, accoarse salt.
cording to the provisions made by law for the incorporation of manufacturing companies ; but the stock of any one company so incorporated, shall not exceed fifty thousand dollars. 84
(84) Laws of 1821, p. 234, § 19 ; 1825, p. 472, § 42.
Fine salt manufacto
$91. Any individual, or any such incorporated company, intend- ART. 4. ing to erect works for the manufacturing of coarse salt, before entering on any of the lands of this state set apart for that purpose, shall to land-oftice. make application to the commissioners of the land-office, setting forth the amount of capital intended to be invested in such manufactory, and the quantity of land necessary to the erection thereof.
$ 92. Such application shall be verified by the oath or affirmation Ib. of such individual, or of the president or acting agent of said company, that the application is made in good faith, and that the facts set forth in the same are true.
$ 93. The commissioners of the land-office shall thereupon set Commission, apart such land, or so much as they shall deem reasonable, for the apart land. purposes of such individual or company, in a compact form, as near as may be, on such part of the land reserved for the erection of such manufactories, as such individual or company shall select.
S 94. Such individual or company shall thereafter have four years Time allowto complete the works thereon; but if such individual or company il stw works. shall not, within one year thereafter, commence such works, and actually expend thereon at least one-tenth part of the capital so specified, such location shall be void; and the land, except such parts thereof as shall have works actually erected thereon, shall be liable to be located by any other individual or company.
S 95. Any part of any such location which, at the expiration of Land to be the said four years, shall not be actually occupied by manufactories o of coarse salt, pursuant to the intention of the original location, may be again set apart, by the commissioners of the land-office, to any other person or company, for the erection of such manufactories.
S 96. Any individual or company may erect salt-works for mak- When owning coarse salt on their own land, near any of the salt springs in the may erect town of Salina, and within the district where salt is now made, and receive the salt water from the state reservoirs, under such regulations as shall, from time to time, be prescribed, by the superintendent and inspector, or by the legislature; provided there shall be a sufficient quantity of salt water to supply all the manufactories, now or hereafter to be erected on the state reservation, depending for their supplies of salt water on the state reservoirs.
S 97. Every such individual or company shall first enter into a Pro-requicovenant with the people of this state, to be approved and taken by the superintendent, subjecting such land, and the works to be erected thereon, to the same duties, regulations, forfeitures, and liabilities, to which the lands of the state, leased for the manufacture of salt, and the works erected thereon, are now, or may hereafter, by law, be made liable.
ers of land
TITLE 10. $ 98. Whenever any owner of real estate, bordering on the lateral
canal from Elm-street to the Onondaga lake, and not in the village lots may of Salina, shall lay out the same into salt-manufacturing-lots, of five
rods front, on the canal, and of sufficient depth for the accommodation of salt manufactories, and shall enter into a covenant, in regard to any such lot, as provided in the last preceding section, he shall be entitled to erect a manufactory of salt thereon, and to take the necessary supply of salt water for the same, from the surplus salt water of any of the salt springs at Salina, according to the provisions of the
existing laws in that respect. Buildings, S 99. The manufactory, so to be erected, shall contain a good and
sufficient building, with ample store-rooms, and proper and suitable reservoirs and cisterns for holding salt water, and a block of kettles, not less than fourteen in number, of the capacity of at least ninety gallons each, well set therein; and not more than one manufactory,
of two blocks of kettles, shall be erected on any one of such lots. Penalty for S 100. If any person shall wilfully burn or destroy any salt manudestroying
factory, or the buildings appurtenant thereto, or any part thereof, or
and Removal of Salt, and the Payment of Duties. Sec. 101. Applications for inspection, how to be made ; inspector actually to examine all
salt offered for inspection. 102. Salt to be exposed to touch and view of the inspector. 103. Inspector not to pass any salt as good, unless it be well made and free from filth. 104. Strength for lifting salt, and auger, by whom to be provided. 105 Manufacturers may provide scales at their own works. 106. Inspectors may examine, on oath, as to quantity of salt loaded in bulk. 107. If the inspector be fully satisfied, the weighing or measuring of the salt dispensed
with. 108. If salt be found of proper quality, &c. inspector to deliver inspection bills. 109. Contents of inspection bills. 110. Inspection bills to be delivered to clerk or keeper of superintendent's office, and
duties paid. 111. Duty of such clerk or keeper. 112. Person paying duties, to deliver one receipted inspection bill to inspector, and
to keep the other himself. 113. Inspector thereupon to mark the barrels, and how 114. Inspection not complete till bill be so delivered; barrel to be plugged. 115. Persons counterfeiting inspector's mark, or inspection bill, how punished. 116. Salt not to be inspected or retailed before sunrise or after sundown.
Sec. 117. No salt to be packed until drained of pickle.
118. Inspector and his deputies may examine as to violation of above provision.
out first brands.
cask. 129. Salt found in “western district,” not marked or branded, liable to seizure. 130. Tax on kettles used for manufacturing salt. 131. Inspector to take daily account of blocks of kettles employed in manufactories. 132 The superintendent to charge such daily tax to manufacturer, and to credit him
with duties daily paid ; account to be footed every month. 133. In case a balance is due the state upon such account, works to be taken posses
sion of and leased at auction. 131. When manufacturer cannot sell his salt, he may erect a store-house, and deposit
it therein. 135. Mode in which account is to be stated with manufacturers who so store their salt. 136. Salt not packed in barrels, &c. not to be conveyed from reservation by water, ex
cept on canals. 137. Superintendent to give certificate of payment of duties on salt loaded in bulk, to
be transported on canals, and inspector to give one of amount of salt on board. 138. Collector that boat shall first come to, after leaving salt-works, may stop it until
such certificate of inspector be produced. 139. If no such certificate be produced, collector may detain boat and cargo, until salt
be measured. 140. Boats loaded with salt, not to be permitted to pass any collector's office, unless
certificate or receipt be exhibited.
forfeit the same.
shall be removed.
such salt is, and may seize and sell the same.
same. 146. Five dollars penalty for every bushel of salt, not packed in barrels, conveyed from
reservation by water, other than by canals. 147. Officers named in this Title, and their deputies, to seize and sell such salt, as di
rected by the 143d section. 148. If any salt manufacturer defrauds revenue, by conveying away salt without paying
duties, he shall forfeit his salt lot and the erections thereon. 149. Penalty on inspector for corrupt conduct in office. 150. If deputy guilty of like conduct, inspector to forfeit 250 dollars.
S 101. Every person desiring to have salt inspected, shall apply Application
Y to inspector. to the inspector or deputy, in the village where the same shall be, which inspector or deputy shall thereupon actually examine the salt so offered for inspection, in the bag, barrel, or other vessel in which the same may then be.
$ 102. To facilitate such examination, it shall be the duty of the Salt to be experson offering the salt for inspection, to unhead or bore the barrel, or to open the bag or other vessel, in which the salt is contained, as may