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CHAP.
CLXXUI.

1812

Money raised, bow to be appropriated, &c.

Compensation to the managers.

Sect. 4. And be it enacted, That the said managers, or the survivors of thern, shall superintend and direct the expenditure of the said sum of four diousand dollars, or so much thereof as may be found necessary for paving or turnpiking the street aforesaid, and for the repair of said school and market-house, and the said managers shall report their proceedings, and setde their accounts before the Levy court of New-Castle county, at their next sitting after such work shall have been completed.

Sect. 5. And be it enacted, That the said ma-, nagers shall have, for their trouble in die discharge of the duties assigned them by diis 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. 1, 1811.

CHAP. CLXXIV.

An ACT making provision for the support of government, /or the year one thousand eight hundred and twelve.

c' , IB E it enacted by the Senate and g 12,500 to be Section i. JJJ House of Representatives of the Into the'treasu- State of Delaware, in General Assembly met, That ry. the sum of twelve thousand five hundred dollars shall

be raised and paid into the treasury of this State, within the time and manner as directed by an act of the General Assembly of this State, entitled, "An act making provision for the support of government for die year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and ten, and for the more effectual ordering, assessing, levying and collecting all such taxes as may be granted by die General Assembly," a^d shall be assessed and" levied in the several counties of this

in the following proportions; that is to say, For Each county's the county of New-Castle, the sum oi four thousand ProPorUonseven hundred and sixty-one dollars and ninety cents; for the count}- of Kent, the sum of four thousand one hundred and sixty-six dollars and sixtyseven cents; and for the county of Sussex, the sum of three thousand five hundred and seventy-one dollars and forty-three cents.

Sec T. 2. And be it enacted, That the aforesaid . sums of money, shall he appropriated and applied to for the payment and in the following manner; that is to say, so much of salaries, thereof as may be necessary, shall be applied to the payment of the salaries due, and to become due to the governor, chancellor, judges of the Supreme court and court of Common Pleas, attorney general, secretary and auditor of accounts, up to the first day of January, which will be in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and thirteen; and so much thereof as may be necessary, shall be applied to the payment of the daily allowance of the members of the General Assembly, their clerks, For the expenand other expenses, and tor printing the laws pass- AssemW6"' . ed at this session of the General Assembly, and the votes and proceedings of the two branches thereof, and the residue, (if any there be) shall be applied to the payment of any sums of money due to the ci- For the payment tizens of this State, for which provision shall be of debts due to made by law. citizen9

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CHAP. CLXXV.

An ACT to enable certain persons therein mentioned\to raise by lottery, the sum of fifteen thousand dollars, for building a grund Masonic hall in the borough of Wilmington, and State of Delaware.

0 , 13 E it enacted by the Senate and House

SECT. 1. r\ „/.£,. /n tl c.. ,. r 15,000 dollars

XJ °f Representatives of tie Mate of t0'be rai8e(lby

'Delaware, in General Assembly met, That it shall lottery, tor the erand°Mi!sonic ^ be lawful for the managers herein after menhail", inthebcM tioned, to institute, carry on and draw a lottery,fat rough of wu- raising the sum of fifteen thousand dollars, clear of all expenses, to be applied to the erection of a grand Masonic hall in the borough of Wilmington, and State of Delaware.

Managers ap. Sect. 2. And be it enacted, That George Monpouited. roe> jonn Sellars, Joseph Robinson, Caesar A. Rodney, Frederick Leonard, Archibald Hamilton, John Rumsey, Edward Roche and John Gordon, and the survivors of them, shall be, and they are hereby appointed managers of the said lottery.

Sect. 3. And be it enacted, That the said ma^!Xmi with naRers> OT an)' f°ur °f them, previously to selling condition, &c. any tickets in said lottery, shall enter into a bond to the governor, in the name of the State of Delaware, in the sum of thirty thousand dollars, conditioned for the faithful execution of this act, and due payment of all the prizes that may be drawn in said lottery, at the expiration of sixty days after the drawing of said lottery shall be completed, if demanded; and further condition, faithfully to apply all such sum or sums of money as may lie raised by said lottery, clear of expenses, to the erection and completion ot said building: And further, for the true and faithful performance of their duty as managers of said lottery; which said bond is hereby declared to be for the use and benefit of all and every person and per* sons, and bodies corporate, injured or aggrieved by the said managers, and may be put in suit by any person or persons, or body corporate, injured and aggrieved as aforesaid.

Sect. 4. And be it enacted, That each of the said quXfieu? &c.be managers shall, previously to his entering on the duties of his appointment, as manager, take and subscribe an oath or affirmation, diiigendy, faithfully and honestly to perform the duties of a manager of the said lottery; which said oath or affirmation* any judge or justice of the peace, is hereby author;

zed to administer; and the said managers, or two To attend the

drawing, and of them,- at least, shall attend the drawing of each publish the forday, and when the drawing shall be completed, they tunate numbers. shall forthwith cause an accurate list of the fortunate numbers in the said lottery, to be published in one or more of the news-papers printed in this State, and in Philadelphia..

Sect. 5. And be it enacted, That all prizes not Prizes, when demanded within one year from the publication, as payable, &c. aforesaid, shall be retained by the said managers, and applied to the comipletion of the said building.

Sect. 6. And be it enacted, That if the said lot- Within what tery shall not be drawn within two years from the time the lottery

shall be drawn, approval of the scheme, by the governor, that the shall said managers shall return and pay over to every person, on demand, the respective sums that may have. been received for tickets sold in said lottery.

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An ACT to incorporate the Newport Grammar.

school, in New-Castle county.

D E it enacted by the Senate and Sect. 1. B House of Representatives of the mar school in

Newport Gram. State of Delaware, in General Assembly met, That corporated. Mordecai M‘Kinney, Aaron Justis, Zeonas Wells, Alexander Robinson and Samuel Paulson, shall be, and they are hereby constituted a body politic and corporate, by the name of the Trustees of the New. Style of the

corporation. port Grammar-school, in the county of New-Castle ; and by that name, shall have perpetual succession, and a common seal ; may sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded, in any court of law or equity.

Sect. 2. And be it enacted, That the said trus- May hold protees, and their successors, by the name aforesaid, shall perty, and

CHAP.
CLXXVL

1812 Dispose of the

be capable in law to purchase, receive and hold, any lands, tenements, rents, goods or chuucs, which shall be given, conveyed or devised to thtm, for the use of the said school; and to sell, rent or dispose of the same, in such manner as to them shall seem most beneficial to said school.

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Sec T. 3. And be it enacted, That the said trustees, or any three of them, shall have power, from time to time, to make and establish such bye-laws, rules and ordinances, not contrary to the laws and constitution of this State, as they shall judge necessary and proper for the good government of said school, and to appoint a president, secretary, tutor or tutors, and treasurer, the last of whom shall receive all monies accruing to the said school and property delivered to his care, and pay or deliver the same to the order of the said trustees. The said treasurer, give bond, with before he enters upon the duties of his office, shall give bond and security, in such sum as the said trustees shall direct, payable to them and their successors, conditioned for the faithful discharge of the trust reposed in him, and that he will, when required by said trustees, render a true and just account of all monies, goods and chattels received by him, on account of and for the use ol the said school, which treasurer shall receive such salary as the said trustees shall allow.

Treasurer shall

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Trustee^may Se c T. 4. And be it enacted, That the said trustees scripibnsVr sna" have power to take and receive subscriptions the use of the for the use arid benefit of said school; and incase school. any person shall fail to comply with his or her sub

Vacancies, how scription, to enforce the payment Uiereof; and ip supplied. case of the death, resignation or other legal disability of any of the said trustees herein named, the vacancy thereby occasioned, shall be supplied by the remaining trustees.

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