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etely, to all intents and purposes, as if she had been born subsequently to the marriage of her aforesaid parents.

JAMES THOMPSON, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

JACOB KERN,

Speaker of the Senate. APPROVED-The twenty-fourth day of January, one thousand eight hundred and thirty five.

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No. 14.

An Act

To alter the tinje ot holding the Courts in Susquehanna county,

SECTION 1. Be it enacled by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in General Assembly met, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the same, That so much of the act of the fourteenth day of April, one thousand eight hundred and thirty-four, as requires the courts in Susquehanna county to commence on the first Monday of December in each year, and continue one week, be and the same is hereby repealed, and, in lieu thereof, the said courts shall hereafter commence on the third Monday in No. vember of each year, and continue two weeks: Provided, That the judges may at the preceding September term make and order that such November term shall continue one week only.

JAMES THOMPSON, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

JACOB KERN,

Speaker of the Senate. APPROVED-The twenty-sixth day of January, Anno Domini, eighteen hundred and thirty-five.

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No. 15.

For the relief of sundry soldiers and widows of soldiers of the revolu.

tionary.war.

Section 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representa ives of the Commonwealth of Pen.sylvania in General Assembly met, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the

same, That the State Treasurer is hereby authorized and reGratuity and quire:I to pay to Andrew Ream, of Lancaster county, George annuity to

Snell and Jacob Fleisher, of Berks county, and Conrad Huber, A, Ream,

of Lehigh county, soldiers; and Elizabeth Smith, of MontG, Snell, J. Fleisler, gomery county, Susanna Rehrer, of Lancaster county, ElizaC. Huber, beth (ieese and Catharine Wolbarn, of Lebanon county, the E. Smith, widows of revolutionary soldiers, or to their respective orders, & Rehrer,

forty dollars to each immediately, and an annuity of forty dolE, Geese, and

lars to cach during life, payable half yearly, to commence on C. Wolbarn,

the first day of January, one thousand eight hundred and thirtyfive.

SECTION 2. The Staie Treasurer is hereby authorized and

required to pay to Anna Maria Rehrer, of Schuylkill county, Gra'uity to a gratuity of forty dollars immediately, in full for her late A. M Rehrer husband s revolutionary services, the foregoing gratuities and pensions to be paid in conformity to the existing laws.

JAMES THOMPSON, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

JACOB KERN,

Speaker of the Senate. ArProved–The twenty-sixth day of January, Anno Donini, eightcen hundred and thirty-five.

GEO: WOLF.

No. 16.

An 1 ct

To repeal so much of the act passed on the eighth day of April, one

thousand cight hundred and thirty three, for incorporating certain bridge and turnpike companies, and for other purposes, as relates to the roads of St. Clair township, in Allegheny county.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in General Assembly met, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the same, That so much of the act passed on the eighth day of

April, one thousand eight hundred and thirty-three, entitled An
act to au horize the Governor to incorporate sundry bridge and
turnpike road companies, and for other purposes, as relates to
the repair of the roads in St. Clair township, Allegheny cunty,
being the seventy-eighth and seventy-ninth sections of the said
act,) be and the same is hereby repealed.

JAMES THOMPSON,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.

JACOB KERN,

Speaker of the Senate. APPROVED— The twenty-sixth day of January, one thousand eight hundred and thirty-five.

GEO: WOLF.

No. 17.

For the relief of George Miller, Danie! Deveny, Nicholas Groh, Jolin
Shaefer, Frederick Marker and Henry Walter, soldiers, and Caiharine
Bechgy, the widow of a revolutionary soldier.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Senate ard House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in General 1ssembly mit, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the same, That the State Treasurer is hereby authorized and re. quired to pay to George Miller oí Schuylkill county, Daniel

Gratuity and Deveny of Juniata county, Nicholas Groh of Berks county, and

annuity. Frederick Marker of Delaware county, soldiers, and Catharine Bechgy of Northampton county, the widow of a revolutionary soldier, or to their respective orders, forty dollars to each im. mediately, and an annuity of forty dollars to each during life, payable half yearly, to commence on the first day of January, one thousand eight hundred and thirty-five.

SECTION 2. The State Treasurer is hereby authorized and required to pay to Henry Walter of Lancaster county, and John Shaefer of Philadelphia county, a gratuity of forty dollars to

Gratuity. each, in full for their revolutionary services : the foregoing gratuities and pensions to be paid in conformity to the existing

JAMES THOMPSON,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.

JACOB KERN,

Speaker of the Senate. APPROVED --The twenty-seventh day of January, Anno Domini, eighteen hundred and thirty-five.

GEO: WOLF.

laws.

No. 18.

An Act

Providing for the maintenance of motive power on the rail-roads of this

Commonwealth.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvaniu in General

Assembly met, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the Duties of col- same, That the collectors of tolls upon the Columbia and Phil. lectors of tolls adelphia and the Allegheny Portage rail roads, be and are hereon the rail

by authorized and required to collect the sums, for the time le. roads.

ing, charged for the use of the motive power provided by the S. Treasurer

agents of the Commonwealth upon said rail-roads, and, keeping required to keep separate

a separate account thereof, to remit the same as the tolls are account of remitted to the State Treasurer, who is hereby required to keep tolls collected a separate account of the sums so collected; to be held subject Subject to to the drafts of the supervisors on said roads, drawn for the draits for

payment of the expenses incurred in the maintenance of the maintenance

motive power aforesaid, subject to the provisions of the ninth of motive

section of the act of sixth of April, eighteen hundred and thirty, power.

entitled An act relative to the appointment of canal commissionProviso. ers: Provided, That whenever the fund thus raised shall ex.

ceed the amount required to pay the current expenses incurred
in the maintenance of the motive power aforesaid, the said
cess shall be considered as pledged to the payment of the ap-

propriation hereinafter made. Supervisors

SECTION 2. That the supervisors upon the said roads be authorized to

authorized to draw out of the treasury so much of the moneys draw out of treas, moneys

collected and paid in for motive power, as may be sufficient to collected for discharge the actual expenses of said power from the twentyspotive power. eighth day of June, one thousand eight hundred and thirty-four, up to the present time.

JAMES THOMPSON, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

JACOB KERN,

Speaker of the Senate. APPROVED-The second day of February, one thousand eight hundred and thirty-five.

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No. 19.

An Act

To authorize the commissioners of 'lioga county to borrow money for

the use of said county.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Senale and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of l'ennsylvania in General Assembly met, and it is hereby enactrd by the authority of the sam", That the cornmissioners of the county of l'ioga, or a majority of them, be authorized to borrow, on such terms as they may deem most advantageous to the interest of said county, any sum or sums of money, not exceeding eight thousand dollars, for the purpose of erecting the public buildings of said county; and for the repayment of which they are hereby authorized to enter into such contract or contracts as shall pledge the credit of said county for the same, and hold their successors in offico for the payment of the same, as shall be stipulated by said commissioners.

JAMES THOMPSON,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.

JACOB KERN,

Speaker of the Senate. APPROVED—The second day of February, one thousand cight hundred and thirty-five.

GEO: WOLF.

No, 20.

An Act

To alter the time of holding township elections in Buckingham township,

Wayne county, and for the election of a conslable in the borough of
Brookville, in Jefferson county.

Section 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Pennsyloania in General

Elections of Assembly met, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the

Buckingham same, That from and after the passage of this act the electors township, of the township of Buckingham, in the county of Wayne, shall Wayne co. for hold their election for township officers on the third Friday of officers, held February anrually, and that the meeting of the township audi. on 3d Friday tors shall be on the Monday following the said third Friday of of February February

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