Supreme Judicial Court in this Commonwealth, or any other Court therein having equity, jurisdiction, shall have full power and jurisdiction, to compel the due performance of the said trusts, or any of them, upon a bill filed by a Proprietor of any lot in the said Cemetery for that purpose. section 10. Be it further enacted, as follows, First, That the present Proprietors of Lots in the said Cemetery, who shall become members of the Corporation created by this Act, shall henceforth cease to be members of the said Horticultural Society, so far as their membership therein depends on their being Proprietors of Lots in the said Cemetery; Secondly, That the sales of the Cemetery Lots shall continue to be made as fast as it is practicable by the Corporation created by this Act, at a price not less than the sum of Sixty Dollars for every Lot containing three hundred square feet, and so in proportion for any greater or less quantity, unless the said Horticultural Society and the Corporation created by this Act, shall mutually agree to sell the same at a less price; Thirdly, that the proceeds of the first sales of such Lots, after deducting the annual expenses of the Cemetery establishment, shall be applied to the extinguishment of the present debts due by the said Horticultural Society on account of the said Garden and Cemetery. And after the extinguishment of the said debts, the balance of the said proceeds and the proceeds of all future sales, shall annually, on the first Monday in every year, be divided between the said Horticultural Society and the Corporation created by this Act, in manner following, namely, fourteen hundred dollars shall be first deducted from the gross proceeds of the sales of Lots during the preceding
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