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A suppleMENT to an act entitled “An act to authorize commissioners to dig a ditch from some point on the Passaic river, at or near Pine Brook, in a direct course or as near as may be, to some point on the said river at or near the mouth of Deepewall Brook, in the county of Essex, for the purpose of draining the flowed lands on the said river and its tributaries, and relieve the people in the vicinity thereof of sickness and diseases caused thereby,” approved March eleventh, eighteen hundred and fifty-eight.

1. BE IT ENACTED by the Senate and General Assembly of the State of New Jersey, That the commissioners mentioned and provided for in the act to which this is a supplement shall perform and complete the duties required of them by the act aforesaid on or before the first day of September, eighteen hundred and sixty-four; and so much of the said act as requires said commissioners to complete their said duties before the time last mentioned, be and the same is hereby repealed.

Approved March 23, 1859.

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SUPPLEMENT to an act entitled “An act to incorporate the Somerville and Easton Railroad Company.”

1. BE IT ENACTED by the Senate and General Assembly of company to

the State of New Jersey, That the said Somerville and Easton Railroad Company, within six months from and after the date of this act, pay to the treasurer of this state the sum of thirteen thousand one hundred and twenty dollars and nineteen cents, being the amount of arrearages of tax reported by him to be due; and that in default thereof, the said company and the treasurer with the aid of the attorney general are authorized and required to submit all questions between them in reference to the amount of said tax upon a case by them mutually to be agreed upon to the opinion and judgment of the supreme court, and the said treasurer is hereby authorized and required to receive from the said company such amount, if anything, as may be found due according to the opinion of said court, and to give a full acquittance and discharge to said company.

2. And be it enacted, That this act take effect immediately.

Approved March 23, 1859.

pay amount arrearages claimed.

Payment of fees to governor.

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A suppleMENT to the act entitled “An act to regulate fees,” approved
April fifteen, eighteen hundred and forty-six.

1. BE IT ENACTED by the Senate and General Assembly of the State of New Jersey, That from and after the passage of this act the fee of the governor for “the seal to every cer. tificate, exemplification, or other paper,” authorized by the second section of the act to which this is a supplement, shall be paid in all cases not otherwise provided for by law, by the person receiving the “certificate, exemplification, or other paper,” to the secretary of state, for the use of the governor, at the time and before the delivery of such cer. tificate, exemplification, or other paper.

2. And be it enacted, That this act shall take effect immediately.

Approved March 23, 1859.

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SUPPLEMENT to the act entitled “An act to regulate fences,” passed January twenty-third, A. D. seventeen hundred and ninety-nine.

1. BE IT ENACTED by the Senate and General Assembly of the State of New Jersey, That so much of the act to which this is a supplement as requires that all fences set in the line of partition between persons, either of whom improve their adjoining lands, shall be so close, strong and sufficient as to prevent sheep from going through or under the same, shall not hereafter apply or be extended to lands of adjoining owners lying upon streams or rivers subject to overflow, commonly known as low-land meadow, but said owners shall be exempt from fencing as against sheep in all such cases, unless by mutual agreement; provided always, that nothing in this act shall exempt the owners of said lands from fencing against horses and neat cattle, as required by existing laws.

2. And be it enacted, That this act shall go into effect immediately.

Approved March 23, 1859.

Provisions of former act not to extend to certain cases.

Proviso.

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A supplement to an “Act concerning roads,” approved April sixteenth, one thousand eight hundred and forty-six.

WHEREAs, difficulties have occurred, by public roads being laid, and not opened, used, or worked, therefore, ...}. 1. BE IT ENACTED by the Senate and General Assembly of to the State of New Jersey, That all public roads, having been laid by surveyors or otherwise, and not opened, worked, or used, for more than twenty years, shall be considered and they are hereby vacated. 2. And be it enacted, That this act shall take effect on the passage thereof.

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A suppleMENT to an act entitled “An act to authorize the land owners of West Hoboken, in the county of Hudson, to improve the avenues, streets, highways, and sidewalks, within the boundaries of the West Hoboken school district, in the township of North Bergen,” approved February twenty-sixth, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-eight

For 1. BE IT ENACTED by the Senate and General Assembly of

in cases of

improve the State of New Jersey, That whenever any three persons

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