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BRIDGE. A building constructed over a river, creek, or other stream, or ditch or other place, in order to facilitate the passage over the same. 3 Harr. 108.
     2. Bridges are of several kinds, public and private. Public bridges may be divided into, 1st. Those which belong to the public; as state, county, or township bridges, over which all the people have a right to pass, with or without paying toll these are built by public authority at the public expense, either of the state itself, or a district or part of the state.
     3. - 2d. Those which have been built by companies, or at the expense of private individuals, and over Which all the people have a right to pass, on the payment of a toll fixed by law. 3d. Those which have been built by private individuals and which have been dedicated to public uses. 2 East, R. 356; 5 Burr. R. 2594; 2 Bl. R. 685 1 Camp. R. 262, n.; 2 M. & S. 262.
     4. A private bridge is one erected for the use of one or more private persons; such a bridge will not be considered a public bridge, although it may be occasionally used by the public. 12 East, R. 203-4. Vide 7 Pick. R. 844; 11 Pet. R. 539; 7 N. H. Rcp. 59; 1 Pick. R. 432; 4 John. Ch. R. 150.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Scott Bridger's argument as to why the Quran can be an appropriate apologetic contact is based on biblical examples and--most importantly for Bridger--on the fact that such a model has been used by Arabic-speaking Christians from the very beginning of Arab Christian theological discourse up to the present.
The five-year IDIQ contract, which is the first of its kind awarded by DOI, will allow DOI to deploy contractor-operated and maintained small unmanned air systems (UAS) that are ready when needed to support wildland fire operations, search and rescue, emergency management and other resource missions in the Continental United States and Alaska.??To satisfy its obligations under the awarded contract, Bridger will be partnering with Silent Falcon UAS Technologies, one of a limited number of fixed wing UAS providers that has been recognized as satisfying DOI operational status requirements.??Headquartered in Bozeman, MT, Bridger Aerospace is a provider of the Air Attack segment of the aerial forest firefighting sector.
With the sale, the Company will exit Bridger Energy's oil purchase and sale activity, and as a result will be able to realize a near-term reduction in letters of credit issued to support Bridger Energy from its current credit facility of approximately $80 million.
Bridger admitted his role in April's death but said he had run her over and forgotten what he'd done with her body.
Evil Mark Bridger told a fellow inmate he is tortured by visions of April who "appeared" in his prison cell at night.
Mark Bridger, 48, told another prisoner he is tortured by visions of the five-year-old appearing in his jail cell at night.
THE parents of murdered schoolgirl April Jones have opened up on the horror of hearing the full extent of killer Mark Bridger's crimes and the scale of his deceit.
The move by Mark Bridger was confirmed yesterday by the Judicial Office.
Mark Bridger, 47,( was told he will send the rest of his life in prison after he was found guilty of the abduction and murder of April.
A LIFE prisoner slashed child killer Mark Bridger from temple to chin, severing an artery, to get him to reveal where April Jones's body was hidden, a court heard.

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