”AN ACT t0 incorporate the Springfield Machine Company.
Be it enacted, &c, as follows:
Section 1. Amasa Stone, Jr., Asariah Boody, and Addison Ware, their associates and successors, are hereby made a corporation, under the name of the Springfield Machine Company, for the purpose of manufacturing articles from wood, iron, and other materials, at Springfield, in the county of Hampden, with all the powers and privileges, and subject to all the duties, restrictions, and liabilities, set forth in the thirty-eighth and forty-fourth chapters of the Revised Statutes. …”
Private and Special Statutes of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, by Massachusetts General Court, 1837, pages 162-3