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STATE OF NEW-YORK,

PASSED AT THE

THIRTY-NINTH, FORTIETH And FORTY-FIRST

SESSIONS

OF THE

Legislaturex.imv^^^

COMMENCING

JANUARY 1816, AND ENDING APRIL 1818.

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BY THE PRINTER TO THE STATE,

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1818.

LAWS

OF THE

STATE OF NEW-YORK,

•PASSED THE THIRTY-NINTH SESSION OP THE LEGISLATURE, BEGUN AND HELD AT THE CITY OF ALBANY, JANUARY 30, 1816.

CHAP. I.

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AN ACT for the appointment of a Treasurer of this State.

Passed February 14, 1816.

? BE it enacted by the People of the State of New-York, represented j m Senate and Assembly, That Charles Z. Piatt be, and he is hereby appointed Treasurer of this state, to contiuue in office until the twelfth day of February, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventeen.

\ CHAP. II.

AN ACT concerning (he corporation for the relief of widows and , children of clergymen of the proleslanl Episcopal church in the 7^ state of New-York.

Passed February 14, 1816.

^ WHEREAS the corporation for the relief of widows and children PQ of clergymen of the protestant Episcopal church in the state of NewYork, by their petition under their common seal, have prayed that V. such provision may be made resprcting thtm as is hereinafter con. tained; which petition appears to the Legislature to be reasonable. Therefore, . •

I. Be it enacted by the people of the Slate of New-York, represnitcd in Senate and Assemily, That it shall and may be lawful for the said corporation, to afford such relief as they may think proper, to the widows and children of such clergymen as have removed, or may hereafter remove from this state, after having been contributors to the funds of the said corporation; and may dso, in such cases as they may thiDk proper, repay to such clergymen as shall hereafter remove as aforesaid, after having been such contributors, the amount of their contributions, any thing iu the act incorporating the said corporation to the contrary notwithstanding.

II. Andbe it further enacted, That it shall be lawful for the said corporation, from time to lime, to make such by laws to regulate the manner and amount of such relief, and the manner of making such repayment, as they may find expedient.

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