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Draught of com. not be lawful for the said commissioners, to draw missioners not to be paid until any money out of the hands of the treasurer, nor for allowed by him. the said treasurer to pay any money to the said com
missioners, until the said inspector of accounts shall have examined and ascertained, that the money to be drawn, is really necessary to defray just expenses incurred by said commissioners, or a majority of them, in the execution of the duties of their office; in which case, and not otherwise, the said inspector shall endorse upon the order or draft of the said commissioners," allowed,” together with the day of the month and year of the said endorsement, and sign his name thereto; and the said draft or order, thus endorsed, shall be forthwith discharged by the said treasurer, out of the funds of the said town in his hands.
Sect. 3. And be it further enacted, That the commissioners of said town, hereafter to be elected, shall, within twenty days after their election, jointly and severally, enter into an obligation, in the penalty of one thousand dollars, to the said inspector of accounts, conditioned for the faithful discharge of the duties of their office, and for the faithful application of all sums of money which shall, by virtue of this act, or of the act to which this is a supplement, come to their hands.
Treasurer to. Sect. 4. And be it further enacted, That it shall pay over to his he thedust
mbus be the duty of the treasurer of said town, to pay over successor, money remaining to his successor, twenty days after his election, the in his hands.
money remaining in the treasury, at the expiration of the term of his office.
Sect. 5. And be it firther enacted, That it shall Notice of place of holding elec. be the duty of the present assessor, or in the case of tions to be gi. his death, resignation or removal, the inspector or ven.
treasurer, and those hereafter to be elected, to appoint some suitable and convenient place for the holding of the annual elections in the said town, and he or they shall give at least ten days notice thereof, by three advertisements, in the most public places in
the said town; and the said assessor, inspector or Judges of elec." treasurer, as the case may be, shall call to his or their assistance, two discreet and judicious freeholders, of the said town, who shall, together with the said assessor, inspector or treasurer, be the judges of the elections holden in the said town.
Sect. 6. And be it further enacted, That so much of the said act to which this is a supplement, as authorizes and empowers the said commissioners to causė, such of the streets in the said town, as they may from time to time think proper to be lighted in time of night, and as authorizes the raising of a tax to pay the expenses thereof, shall be, and the same is hereby repealed, made null and void.
CH A P. LXXIII.
2 sum, not exceeding two thousand dollars, by a
E it enacted by the Senate and
House of Representatives of the State of Delaware, in General Assembly met, That raised and apit shall and may be lawful for the persons herein plied
nishing of St. after named and appointed managers, to institute, Peter's church, carry on, and draw a lottery, for raising a sum, in New.Castle. not exceeding two thousand dollars, clear of all expenses : and the said sum, when so raised, shall be applied to the sole purpose of finishing the Ro. man Catholic Church, of Saint Peter's, in the town of New-Castle, and erecting a brick wall around the same, in such manner as the trustees or superintendants of the said church shall directa
Managers Sect. 2. And be it enacted, That John Bird, Johan
Janvier, Samuel Barr, James M‘Callmont arid Evan
Thomas, be, and are hereby appointed managers of shall give bond : the said lottéry; who shall jointly and severally,
before they enter on the duties required by this act, give bond in the name of the State, in the sum of ten thousand dollars, conditioned for the faithful
discharge of the trust reposed in them respectively, which shall be
by this act; which bonds, shall be lodged in the lodged in the office of the secretary of this state, who shall there. secretary's of upon give six weeks notice in the Museum of De
laware, or in two newspapers printed in the city of Who shall give Philadelphia, that such bonds were executed, and notice thereof. lodged in his officè, pursuant to the directions of
this acı, and are hereby declared to be in trust for, and may be sued by, all or any of the persons ag. grieved by the managers of the said lottery, in conducting and carrying on the same.
Sect. 3. And be it enacted, That the said manae draw. gers, or the survivors of them, shall, on or before ing shall com
the first Tuesday in May next, if at that time a suf. ficient number of tickets shall have been sold, and if not, then as soon after as conveniently may be,
proceed to the drawing and finishing the said lot. Prizes, when tery; and the fortunate adventurers, shall be paid payable.
the prizes drawn against their numbers, on de. mand, at any time within six months after the drawing of said lottery ; but if not demanded within that time, (of which notice shall be given in the Museum of Delaware aforesaid, or in two newspapers printed in the city of Philadelphia,) the said prizes shall remain in the hands of the said managers, to be applied to the use of the church aforesaitl.
SECT. 4. And be it enacted, That the managers, or superintend the the survivors of them, shall superintend and direct the money rais
the expenditure of the said sum of two thousand ed;
dollars, or so much thereof, as they may deem necessary for the purposes of discharging the debts already due on account of building the said church,
and of finishing and erecting a brick wall around the and exhibit :
their accounts same as aforesaid. And after the same shall have to the trustees been completed, the said managers, or the survis of the said
church. vors of them, shall exhibit their accounts relating to the raising and expenditure of the said two thousand dollars, to the trustees of the said church, or a committee by them to be appointed, for the pur. pose of finally adjusting the same.
Sect. 5. And-be it enacted, That the managers, shall have, for their trouble in the discharge of the sation. duties assigned them by this act, the sum of five per centum on the whole sum which shall be raised by the said lottery, and expended, as aforesaid.
Passed at Dover, Feb. 3, 1808.
CH A P. LXXIV.
A supplement to the act, entitled, “ An act to estab- Ch. 49. 4 vol.
lish an uniform militia throughout this state. p. 123.
THEREAS the time limited in the seventh Preamble.
section of the act, to which this is a supple. ment, has been found too short to effect the good purposes thereby intended :
SECT. 1. BE it therefore enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Dela- Time limited ware, in General Assembly met, That the time limit- litin, extended.
for classing mi. ed for the purposes mentioned in the said seventh section of the act to which this is a supplement, be, and is hereby extended to the first Tuesday in May next; and all things done by virtue of and in obedience to the said seventh section of the said act within the time, so extended as aforesaid, shall be as good and effectual in law as if the same had been done and performed within the time appointed in
the said seventh section of the said act, any thing therein contained to the contrary notwithstanding : and the said seventh section, shall be deemed and taken to be in full force and virtue.
Passed at Dover, Feb. 4, 1808.
CH A P. LXXV.
Ch. 44. 4 vol. p. 114.
A further additional supplement to an act, entitled,
“ An act authorizing the distribution of certain public papers relating to lands in this State.”
UTHEREAS by the first section of an act, en
titled, “ An additional supplement to an act, entitled, An act authorizing the distribution of certain public papers relating to lands in this State," passed at Dover, on the sixth day of February, one thousand eight hundred and seven, it was among other things, enacted, that the time limited for recording the public papers directed to be recorded by the first supplement to the aforesaid act, should be, and thereby was, extended for and during the term of one year from the time limited in said act; and whereas it is found that the time so extended as aforesaid, by the said additional supplement, is too short to effect the good purposes thereby intended.
Sect. 1. Be it therefore enacted by the Senate Time limited and How P ro for recording
and House of Representatives of the State of Delapapers, further ware, in General Assembly met, That the time so extended.
extended as aforesaid, for recording the said public papers, by the said additional supplement to an act, entitled, “ An act authorizing the distribution of certain public papers relating to lands in this State," be, and is hereby further extended for and during