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five feet to lot number one hundred and eighty; and thence along the westerly line of lot number one hun. dred and eighty northerly one hundred feet five inches to Forty-third street, the point of beginning, being twenty-five feet in width, front and rear, and one hundred feet five inches in depth on each side. The same having been conveyed to the said Unatha Dougherty by dced bearing date the ninth day of May, eighteen hundred and fifty-one, made by Samuel McAnally, and recorded in the office of the register of the city and county of New York, in liber five hundred and seventyeight, page one hundred and fifty-eight, in the same manner and with the like effect as if the said Unatha Dougherty had been at the time of the said conveyance, and at the time of her death, a citizen of the United States of America, and all the right, title and interest of

the People of the State of New York, acquired by esHeirs, each cheat in and to the said land and premises, and every one equal part thereof, are hereby granted, released and conveyed fourth part to the said children above named of the said Unatha

Dougherty, deceased, in such manner that the said child.
ren shall each one take the one equal undivided fourth
part thereof to their heirs and assigns forever.
: $2. Nothing in this act contained shall be held or
coustrued to impair, release or discharge any right,
title, claim or interest of any heir at law or devisee of
the said Unatha Dougherty, or any grantee or creditor
by mortgage, judgment or otherwise of the said Unatha
Dougherty.

§ 3. This act shall take effect immediately.

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Chap 798.
AN ACT to amend an act entitled "An act to

provide for the completion of the Wallabout
Improvement of the city of Brooklyn," passed
March twenty-eighth, eighteen hundred and
sixty-eight.

Passed May 10, 1869; three-fifths being present. The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows:

SECTION 1. Section four of chapter sixty-nine of the laws of eighteen hundred and sixty-eight, entitled “An act to provide for the completion of the Wallabout improvement of the city of Brooklyn," passed March twenty-eighth, eighteen hundred and sixty-eight, is hereby amended so as to read as follows:

$ 4. The cost and expense of the improvement of Cost of opening and extending Washington avenue, as provided anchens in section two of chapter eight hundred and ninety-three tending of the laws of eighteen hundred and sixty-seven, shall ton avec be provided for and paid in the same manner as the cost paid. and expense of the construction of said Washington avenue, and of the basins and docks referred to in said act, and all other expenses necessary and incident thereto, and in the same mapner as provided in section three of said chapter eight hundred and ninety-three of the laws of eighteen hundred and sixty-seven.

$ 2. All acts or parts of acts inconsistent with this Repeal. act are hereby repealed.

83. This act shall take effect immediately.

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Chap. 799.
AN ACT to change the name of the American

Umbrella Frame Company, and to legalize the · organization thereof.

Passed May 10, 1869. The People of tne State of New York, represented in

Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows : Name SECTION 1. The name of the American Umbrella changed,

Frame Company, a corporation organized under the laws of the State of New York, and located in the city of New York, is hereby changed to the American Mavu.

facturing Company. Organiza § 2. Any defects as to time in filing the certificates

required for the complete organization of said company

are hereby cured and the organization thereof declared Proviso as legal, but nothing in this act contained shall, in any

mavner, directly or indirectly, impair or affect the rights of any existing creditor of said company or release any trustee or stockholder thereof from any present liability for any existing debt or liability of said company.

§ 3. This act shall take effect immediately.

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| Chap. 8OO. AN ACT in relation to making and repairing

highways and bridges in the towns of Flatbush and New Utrecht, in Kings county.

Passed May 10, 1869; three-fifths being present. The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows:

SECTION 1. The commissioners of highways respecrow money tively in the towns of Flatbush and New Utrecht, in the

county of Kings, or a majority of them, are hereby au. proving thorized to borrow such sum on the credit of their

respective towns as they, or a majority of them, shall deem expedient, not exceeding three thousand dollars, and expend the same or so much thereof as they shall find necessary, in making and repairing roads and

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bridges in their respective towns during the year commencing on the first Tuesday of April, eighteen hun. dred and sixty-nine.

$ 2. The said commissioners, or such majority of Highway them as aforesaid, are hereby authorized to give to the sioners, lender of said money the note of their respective towns more for the repayment thereof, with legal interest, at such therefor. time as may be agreed upon. .

§ 3. The said commissioners, or such majority of To make them as aforesaid, shall make a statement to the board to board of of supervisors of the said county at its next annual meet

superviing of the amount necessary to pay and discharge said amount neindebtedness of their respective towns, both principal be raised. and interest, and the said board shall cause the same to How levied be assessed on the real and personal estate taxable in lected. their respective towns and to be collected with the other taxes to be raised therein, and shall direct the amount thereof to be paid by the collector of taxes to the said commissioners and they shall apply the same to the payment of said indebtedness.

§ 4. The said commissioners, or a majority of them, Annual shall also, at the next annual meeting of the said board to be made. of supervisors, and at every' annual meeting thereafter, make a statement of the money which, in their opinion, or in that of a majority of them, will be required, but not to exceed two thousand dollars, for the inaking and repairing of roads and bridges in their respective towns during the ensuing year commencing on the first Tuesday of April next after such annual meeting, and the Levy and said board shall cause the sum specified in such state. Of amounts ment to be assessed on the real and personal estate tax. req able in the said towns respectively, and to be collected with the other taxes to be raised therein, and shall direct the amount thereof' to be paid by the collector of taxes to the said commissioners of highways, and they How to be shall expend the same or so much thereof, as they shall es deem necessary in making and repairing roads and bridges in the said towns respectively.

85. The said commissioners shall severally give a Highway bond, with security satisfactory to the supervisor of the sioners to said towns, respectively, for the faithful and proper ex

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penditure of the money to be raised by tax and paid to

them as above directed, and they shall render an ao Annual ac- count under oath to the board of town auditors of their

respective towns at every annual meeting held by them, of the manner in which said money shall have been ex: pended during the current year, together with vouchers

for all sums paid out by them. Repeal. $ 6. All provisions of law for assessment of bigbway

labor in said towns and all provisions of law for the making and repair of roads therein inconsistent with this act are hereby repealed.'

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Widening of Franklin avenue.

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Chap. 8O1.
AN ACT to widen and improve Franklin avenue

. in the town of Flatbush.
Passed May 10, 1869; three-fifths being present..
The People of the State of New York, represented in
Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows:

SECTION 1. Franklin avenue, in the town of Flatbush, lin in the county of Kings, is hereby widened from the

Flatbush turnpike road westerly towards the Coney Island plank road, so as to embrace all the land lying between a line on one side of said avenue, which com. mences at a point on the westerly side of said Flatbush turnpike road, distant eighty-five feet and thirty-two one. hundredths of a foot southerly on the line of said turnpike road from the present southerly boundary of Pros. pect park, where said boundary meets the said turnpike road; and runuing thence westerly parallel to said boundary to a point in a line drawn at right angles to said boundary, and commencing at the south-westerly intersection of the boundary lines of said park and of lands now or late of the estate of Garrett L. Martense, deceased, which point is distant one hundred feet southerly from said intersection; and running thence westward to a point in the circumference of the circle which is at the southwesterly angle of said park, which point is in a line drawn at right angles to said southerly

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