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of America, have in lot No. 194, in the town of Washington, to John Hoge of the town aforesaid, his heirs or legal representatives, in fee simple, he or they making to said trustees or their successors in office, in trust, a title in fee simple to lot No. 193, for the use of the members of said Methodist Episcopal church.

JOHN WEBER, Speaker

of the House of Representatives.

P. C. LANE, Speaker of the Senate. APPROVED—the fifth day of January, one thousand eight hundred and eleven.

SIMON SNYDER.

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CIIAPTER VII.
An ACT to authorize the directors of the poor of Dauphin county, to

sell certain real property therein mentioned. WHEREAS it appears to the legislature, that in pursúance of two several acts of the general assembly of this commonwealth, one of which was passed on the twenty-eighth day of March, in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and six, and the other, on the fourth day of March, in the year following, a plantation or tract of land situate in Swatara township, in Dauphin county, was purchased by the directors of the

poor
of said county,

for the
purpose

in the said acts mentioned, on which said tract of land there is a grist mill erected; and whereas it appears that a considerable portion of the purchase money of said tract of land is yet unpaid by the said directors, and that the rents and profits of the said mill are insufficient to discharge the interest annually accruing on the same: Therefore,

Sect. I. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Represen

tatives of the commonwealth of Pennsylvania, in General Assembly Directors of the met, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the same, That the County authoriz- directors of the poor of Dauphin county be authorized to sell, ed to sell a mill either at auction or by private sale, the mill aforesaid, together plantation, &c. with such part of said plantation or tract of land, not to ex

ceed twenty-five acres in the whole, and also together with such right to the use of the said stream turning the said mill as the said directors may

deem necessary, to the reasonable use and enjoyment of the same, and to apply the proceeds of such sale Mode of apply, ing the proceeds to the payment of such part of the purchase money as yet re

mains unpaid.

Sect. II. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, make a good ti. That the directors be authorized and empowered to execute chasers, &c. such deed of assurance to the purchaser or purchasers of

thereof.

Authorized to

the said premises, as wil be sufficient in law to vest the title to the said premises in the purchaser or purchasers of the

same.

JOHN WEBER, Speaker

of the House of Representatives.

P. C. LANE, Speaker of the Senate. APPROVED—the fifth day of January, one thousand eight hundred and eleven.

SIMON SNYDER.

CHAPTER VIII.
An ACT to autborize the continuance of the Court of Quar-

ter Sessions of the Peace for the county of Cumberland,
beyond the time to which the said court is now restricted.

SECT. I. 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

Judges of the from and after the passing of this act, the judges of the court Quarter Sessions of quarter sessions of the peace, for the county of Cumberland, Cumberland, aushall be and they are hereby authorized and empowered to tend the time of continue the sessions of the said court during the whole term of the court of common pleas of said county, or so many days thereof as they may deem necessary to finish the business in the said court of quarter sessions, any former law to the contrary notwithstanding.

JOHN WEBER, Speaker

of the House of Representatives.

P. C. LANE, Speaker of the Senate. APPROVED—the fifth day of January, one thousand eight hundred and eleven.

SIMON SNYDER.

the Sessions.

CHAPTER IX.

ASUPPLEMENT to the act entitled An act for incorporating

the Society formed for the relief of distressed and decayed pilots, their widows and children."

WHEREAS the society heretofore by law incorporated for the relief of distressed and decayed pilots, their widows and children, have requested the interposition of the legislature to alter and amend the act of incorporation to which this act is a supplement, for the better security of their funds and the greater facility in the transaction of their business: Therefore,

managers.

tances, mortgages, &c. to be executed by a

them.

May empower the Treasurer to record acknow.

Sect. 1.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the commonwealth of Pennsylvania in General Assembly Transfers of pro- met, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the same, That all to the society for transfers of the property, stock and estate of “The society for cayed pilots, &c. the relief of distressed and decayed pilots, their widows and to be made by a children," shall be made and executed by a majority of the

managers of the said society for the time being; and that all releases and acquittances of and for all sums of money which

the treasurer of the said society for the time being shall receive Releases, acquit-on any mortgage, bond, bill, or other security, shall also be

made and executed by a majority of the said managers and atmajority of tested by the treasurer for the time being, and not otherwise.

And where acknowledgment of satisfaction for such sums of money respectively ought to be made of record the managers making and executing the releases and acquittances therefor as aforesaid, shall empower the said treasurer in writing, under their hands and the common seal of the said society, to make such acknowledgment of record accordingly. And the said

treasurer for the time being shall in pursuance of such power, ledgments, &c. (but not otherwise,) make and enter satisfaction of record

within one month after request by the party, his heirs, exeTreasurer liable cutors, or administrators, under the penalty of forfeiting any

money not exceeding the sum paid, to be recovered by covered as other the party aggrieved, in any court of competent jurisdiction as law recoverable. other penalties are by law recoverable.

Sect. II. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That five managers of the said society for the time being shall be a competent number to enter upon, order and despatch all the business and affairs of the said society, any thing in the act to which this a supplement, to the contrary thereof in

any wise notwithstanding.

Sect. III. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That so much of the said act to which this is a supplement as is hereby altered, amended and supplied, and no more, shall be, and the same is hereby repealed.

JOHN WEBER, Speaker

of the House of Representatives.

P. C. LANE, Speaker of the Senate. APPROVED.--the fifth day of January, one thousand eight hundred and eleven.

SIMON SNYDER.

to a penalty for neglect, to be re

sum of

Five managers to constitute a quorum.

Parts of a former act repealed.

CILAPTER X.
An ACT granting an annuity to William Kernichon, for life.

WHEREAS it satisfactorily appears to the legislature, that William Kernichon was regularly discharged from the

first regiment of Pennsylvania, at the end of the revolutionary war, and that while in service he received a wound in his face, which appears to be incurable ; Therefore,

Sect. 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, Chat the Donation of far| sum of forty dollars be, and the same is hereby granted to William Ker.

William Kernichon to be paid to him or his order, immedi- nichon, ately after the passing of this act, out of any monies in the treasury not otherwise appropriated ; and chat an annuity of

An annuity of forty dollars be granted for the use of the saiu William Ker- forty dollars nichon for life, to be paid to John Hough of Bucks ounty, his John Hough, &c. executor or executors, administrator or administrators, his or their lawful attorney, to be expended in providing clothing and diet for the said William Kernichon, to commence on the to be expended. first day of January, one thousand eight hundred and eleven; and it shall be the duty of the said John Hough, his executor, or executors, administrator or administrators, his or their law- thereof to be ful attorney, to make an annual return to the orphans' court of made to the orBucks county, on oath or affirmation, how and in what manner he or they have executed the trust to him or them confi. ded by this act.

JOHN WEBER, Speaker

of the House of Representatives.

P. C. LANE, Speaker of the Senate. APPROVED-the twenty-third day of January, one thousand eight hundred and eleven.

SIMON SNYDER.

In what manner

et al. declared to

CHAPTER XI.
An ACT to incorporate the Governor's Creek Meadow Company.

Sect. I. 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 Isaac Ivans, Aaron Ivans, Thomas Crozer, Moses Doan, Isaac Ivans, John Comfort, Seth Wright, James Bussom, Thomas Hart- be a body ley, Hector Calbraith, Benjamin Wright, and Lucy Null,

politic. Lydia Mull, Mary Mull, Catharine Mull, and Margaret Mull, representatives of Martin Mull, deceased, and their successors, be, and they are hereby declared to be a body politic and corporate in law and in fact, by the name, style and title of the Governor's Creek Meadow Company," and by the name, style and title aforesaid, to have and enjoy all the company. I usual and necessary powers of bodies politic and corporate.

SECT 11. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That each and every member of the company, their heirs and

B

Title of the

Fach member of the

company to bear their proportion of expense.

at their own expense.

December.

Three trustees to be elected at the

In case of disagreement to be settled by re ference.

successors, shall pay to the trustees for the time being, his, her or their proportion of all expenses incurred, or to be incurred by the trustees herein after named, and their successors, appointed as "herein after mentioned in such manner as the

company at their annual meetings shall from time to time diKeep drains open rect. They shall also, at their own expense, keep their drains

open through their respective lots in such manner as to give the greatest fall the ground will admit,

SECT. III. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, General meet. That the general meetings of the company shall be held on the annually un the last Saturday in December, annually, of the time and place of last Saturday in

holding said meetings; it shall be the duty of the trustees for the time being, to give timely notice to each and every member.

SECT, iv. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, annual meeting That at the said annual meeting, the members present shall tot examine and elect by ballot, three of their number trustees for one year, counts of their examine the accounts of the trustees of the preceding year, predecessors.

which the said trustees shall lay before them, and allow such as to them shall appear just and reasonable: Subject nevertheless, In case of disagreement between the trustees and company, to the arbitration of disinterested persons to be mutually agreed on by the parties; but if the parties cannot agree in the choice of such arbitrators, they are to be nominated by the nearest justice of the peace, not interested, at the request of either party. And to make all such rules, ordinances, and by-laws

for the regulation of the company, as to them shall appear neProviso.

cessary; Provided, Such rules, ordinances and by-laws shall not be repugnant to the constitution and laws of this commonwealth.

Sect. v. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, named and their That Isaac Ivans, Benjamin Wright, and John Comfort, are

hereby appointed the present trustees, who, and their successors duly elected according to this act, shall attend to the banks and sluice at the river, and keep them in repair, shall ascertain the expenses, and apportion them among the members, and until it shall be otherwise directed by the company, they shall call on each member to work out his, her or their portion of the expenses; Provided, The nature of the work, and the urgency of the case will admit, the same shall see that the drains are properly opened, and in case of the neglect or refusal of any member, to remove obstructions, to remove the same at his, her or their expense; and should such member neglect or refuse to make payment, to sue for and recover the same, and all other monies which shall become due to the company, as other debts of the same amount are recoverable, and cause a survey and valuation of the said marsh to be made, when directed so to do by the company.

Present trustees

Provido.

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