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No. 3.

To authorize Adam Reigart, of the city of Lancaster, guardian of Adam

Reigart Hopkins, Emily W. llopkins, and Llorace Hopkins, ininor children of George R. flopkins and Aun his wile, late of the, said city, to sell and dispose of certain real cstate, and rent charges, and for other purposes.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Repre entutives of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in General Assembly met, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the same, That Adam Reigart, of the city of Lancaster, guardian of Adam Reigart Hopkins, Emily W. Hopkins, and Horace A. Reigaff,

guardian, aus Hopkins, minor children of George R. Hop:ins and Ann his

thorized to sell wife, late of the city of Lancaster, deceasel, is hereby au- estate of mithorized and empowered to sell and convey the undivided nor children shares, and right, title, interest, property and estate, of the of G, R. aforesaid minors, of and in all those lots of ground and rent Hopkins charges issuing out of certain lots of ground, situate in the city and county of Philadelphia, which the said minors are entitled to in right of their mother, Ann Hopkins, under the will of their great grandfather, Philip Wager, deceased; and that he shall have full power and authoriiy, either personally or by attornev or attorneys for that purpose made and deputed, to execute a deci or deeds to the purchaser or purchasers thereof, in fee simple: Provided, That the said Adam Reigart, guardian Proviso. as aforesaid, before he proceeds to sell the said property, shall enter into bond with sufficient security, to be approved by the Orphans' Court of Lancaster county, conditioned for the faith. ful application of the proceeds of the sale of said estates, ac. cording to the terms of the said will, and the decree of the said Orphans' Court, in the premises.

SECTION 2. Henry Y. Slaymaker, of York county, guardian of Mary R., Ann C., and Henrietta E. R. Slaymaker, minor children of the said Henry Y. Slaymaker and Margaret Slay- Slaymaker,

Henry Y. maker his wife, now deceased, is hereby authorized and em- guardian, powered to sell and convey the undivided shares, and right, authorized to title, interest, property and estate of the aforesaid minors, of Bell estate of and in all those lots of ground and rent charges issuing out of dren of Henry certain lots of ground situate in the city and county of Phila. Y.Slaymaker delphia, which the said minors are entitled to, in right of their mother Margaret Slaymaker, under the will of their great grandfather, Philip Wager, deceased; and that he shall have full power and authority, either personally or by attorney or attorneys for that purpose made and deputed, to execute a deed or deeds to the purchaser or purchasers thereof, in fee simple:

Proviso.

Provided, That the said Henry Y. Slaymaker, guardian as aforesaid, before he proceeds to sell the said property, shall enter into bond, with sufficient security, to be approved by the Orphans Court of York county, conditioned for the faithful application of the proceeds of the sale of said estates, accord. ing to the terms of the said will, and the decree of the said Ophans' Court, in the premises.

JAMES THOMPSON, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

JACOB KERN,

Speaker of the Senate. APPROVED-The twenty-second day of December, one thousand eight hundred and thirty-four.

GEO: WOLF.

No. 4.

An Act

Relative to the election of Managers of the Loyalhanna Bridge Company,

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 the stockholders of the Loyalhanna bridge company shall elect their managers on the first Tuesday of January, one thousand eight hundred and thirty-six, and on the first Tuesday of January annually thereafter; and that each stockholder shail have a right to vote for any number of shares he may hold, so as not to exceed five in number; and further, the managers now in office shall continue therein, until the said first Tuesday of January, one thousand eight hundred and thirty-six.

SECTION 2. That so much of the act passed the first day of April, one thousand eight hundred and thirty-one, entitled “An act to incorporate the Lizard creek, Lehigh, and Loyalhanna bridge companies, and for other purposes," as is hereby altered, be and the same is hereby repealed.

JAMES THOMPSON, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

JACOB KERN,

Speaker of the Senate. APPROVED—The twenty-second day of December, one thou. sand eight hundred and thirty-four.

GEO: WOLF.

No. 5,

An Act

Extending the time limited in the will of William Wurk, deceased, for

the sale of his real estate.

WHEREAS, by ihe last will and testament of William Work, late of the borough of West Chester, in the county of Chester, Preamble. deceased, Harriet Work and Joseph Jones, his executors, were authurized and directed to sell all his real estate within one year after his decease.: And whereas, it has been represented to the Legislature that the said cxecutors were unable to effect a sale of a portion thereof, within the period named in the said will: Therefore,

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Re. presentatives of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in General Assembly met, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the same, That the said Harriet Work and Joseph Jones, or the H. Work survivor of them, be and they are hereby authorized to sell and and J. Jones

authorized to
dispose of the said real estate of said William Work, deceased, sell real
so remaining unsold, and to make good and effectual title to the estate of w.
purchaser, in as full and ample a manner as if the same had Work, decid.
been sold, agreeably to the directions, and within the time pre:
scribed in the will of the said deceased: Provided, the sale Proviso.
shall be effected within one year from the first of April next.

JAMES THOMPSON,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.

JACOB KERN,

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

GEO: WOLF.

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No. 6.

Supplement
To an act entitled An act for incorporating the Methodist Episcopal

church, known by the name of Saint George's church, in the city of
Philadelphia, in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania," passed the eighth
day of December, one thousand seven hundred and eighty-nine.

WHEREAS, the General Assembly of this Commonwealth, by an act passed the eighth day of December, one thousand seven Preamble. hundred and eighty-nine, incorporated the congregation of the

Methodist Episcopal church, in the cily of Philadelphia, known by the name of Saint George's church, under the title of " The Methodist Episcopal church in the city of Philadelphia, in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania,” and authorized the said cor. poration to hold and enjoy the church then known as Saint George's church, situate on the east side of Fourth street, between Race and Vine streets, in the city of Philadelphia, and any other church or churches which the said corporation might thereafter purchase or build ; to purchase, have, take and hold lands, tenements and hereditaments, and generally to do whatcver might be necessary to carry into effect the objects of the said act of incorporation : And whereas, the said corporation have subsequently purchased other real estate, and have also purchased and erected three other churches, situate in the city and county of Philadelphia, viz: that called Ebenezer, situate on the north side of Christian street, between Delaware Third and Fourih streets, in the district of Southwark, in the county of Philadelphia ; that called Salem, situate on the east side of Thirteenth street, between Spruce and Pine streets, and that called Nazareth, situate on the west side of Thirteenth street, between Race and Vine streets, in the city of Philadelphia ; and the said corporation have contracted a debt, amounting to the sum of twenty-eight thousand dollars and upwards : And whereas, the united connexion of the said churches has been found burdensome and inconvenient to the members of the re. spective congregations; and the qualified voters of the different churches have respectively declared their wishes and desire to be erected into separate and independent congregations, and have agreed upon a division of the property and apportionment of the debt of the same corporation, among the said four cun. gregations, upon principles which they have deemed just and equitable : And whereas, the trustees of the said corporation have approved of the said proceedings, and prayed the aid of the Legislature to carry the same into effect ; Therefore,

Section 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and Ilouse of Rep;

resentatives of the Commonwealih of Pennsylvania in General The three

Assembly mit, and it is hei eby enacted by the authority of the Methodist E. churches

same, That the said three Methodist Episcopal churches and erected and congregations, now called “ Ebenezer," i Salem” and “ Naza. created into reth,” shall be and they are hereby respectively erected and separate and created into separate and independent congregations, and they independent

are authorized to be incorporated in the manner and mode here. congregat'ns.

inafter stated and declared. Provisions of the several SECTION 2. That the provisions of the several laws of this laws of this Commonwealth, authorizing the incorporation of citizens of this common'th Commonwealth for religious purposes, be and the same are extended to

hereby respectively extended to the three last mentioned church. the 3 last mentioned

es and congregations; and they are hereby respectively authochurches. rized and empowered to apply to the Attorney General of the

Commonwealth for the time being, and to the Supreme Court of May apply for this Commonwealth, for acts of incorporation, under such name, acts of incorstyle and titles as they respectively may adopt, and at any fu- porot'n unde: ture time or times, for amendments to the same, agrecabły to style & title, the existing laws of this Commonwealth in other cases of reli- as they may gious corporations.

adopi. SECTION 3. Whenever the last named three churches and when congregations, by virtue of this act, shall have become incorpo. incorporated. rated, the trustees of " The Methodist Episcopal church in the Authorized to city of Philadelphia, in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania,” rately to each shall be and they are hereby authorized and required, by proper church, such conveyances and assurances in the law, with the approbation of portion and the Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia county, to grant, parts of the

estate as by alien and convey, separately, to each of the said three churches

agreement and congregations to be incorporated by virtue of this act, such res

respectively portions and parts of the estate and property now belonging to allotted to the said corporation, as have by the agreement and compact of them. the parties been respectively alloited to them, liable to ali debts the said Methodist Episcopal church has agreed to assume and discharge and subject to all the other provisions and stipulations entered into and agreed upon as aforesaid.

Section 4. The said corporation now known as Methodist Episcopal church in the city of Philadelphia, in the May apply for Commonwealth of Pennsylvania,” are hereby authorized and or amendın't empowered, when and as often as they may desire, to apply to the said Attorney General and Supreme Court, for any altera. tion or amendment in the name, style and title, or any of the provisions and conditions of their act of incorporation, passed the eighth of December, seventeen hundred and eighty-nine, as aforesaid, agreeably to the existing laws of this Commonwealth in other cases of citizens of this Commonwealth associating for religious purposes.

JAMES TIIOMPSON,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.

JACOB KERN,

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

GEO: WOLF.

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