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27 An act altering and amending “An act to erect Lewistown, in the county of

Mifflin, into a borough."

29

28 An act authorizing a loan of money from the State to William Eichbaum,

to enable him to carry on a Manufactory of Wire.

34

29 An act to provide for the recording of roads and township lines hereto tore

laid out in the county of Berks.

35

30 A supplement to an act, entitled "An act to enable the governor to incor-

porate a company to make an artificial road from the town of Hanover in the

county of York to the borough of Carlisle "

31 An act to confer on Armantine Monges and Arman Monges the right and

benefits of children born in lawful wedlock.

38

32 An act authorizing Lewis Overdeer, acting executor of the estate of Philip

Bottenfeld, deceased, to sell a certain tract of land therein described.

39

33 An act to enable the commissioners of Huntingdon eounty to collect certain

taxes in the counties of Clearfield and Cambria.

40

34 An act for the relief of the trustees of Youghiogeny bridge in Somerset county. 41

35 A supplement to the act, entitled "An act to encourage the killing of

squirrels and crows in certain parts of this commonwealth.

42

36 An act authorizing Seneca Lukens to sell and convey a certain plantation

therein named.

37 A supplement to an act, entitled, “ An act authorizing the governor to

contract with John Bioren for printing a certain number of copies of the laws of

this commonwealth.”

43

38 An act vesting the title of a certain piece of land in Washington township

in the county of York in certain trustees and their successors for the use of a

school.

44

39 A supplement to the act, entitled " An act to alter the time of holding cer-

tain courts of quarter sessions and common pleas, in the county of Delaware. 45

40 A further supplement to an act, entitled, “ An act to prevent the exporta-

tion of bread and flour not merchantable, and for repealing at a certain time all

the laws heretofore made for that purpose.

46

41 A supplement to the act entitled, “ An act to enable the administrators

of Mark Deary, late of the borough of Pittsburgh, deceased, to convey a certain

lot of ground to the purchaser thereof.

42 An act to enable the administrators of James Scott, late of the borough of

Gettysburg, deceased, to convey a certair lot of ground therein described, to

George Lashells.

43 An act supplementary to an act entitled "An act to enable the governor to

incorporate a company to make an artificial road from the east end of Perkiomen

bridge, in the county of Montgomery, passing through Pottsgrove and by the

White Horse tavern in Amity township, to the borough of Reading in Berks

county:

48

44 An act confirming the title of James French, an alien, a man of colour, to

a piece of land in the county of Chester.

49

45 An act to authorize John Umstead to erect a mill-dam in the river Schuyl-

kill, in the county of Montgomery.

50

46 An act authorizing the sale of a certain tract of land in Newbury town-

ship, York county.

51

47 An act authorizing the sale of the real estate of John Kauffman a lunatic. 52

48 Az act to encourage the warranting and patenting of lands, north and

west ut the rivers Ohio and Allegheny, and Conewango creek.

54

49 An act to remedy a defect in the title of Jacob C. Welper to certain lots

in the town of Berwick, in the county of Luzerne, and in the borough of Easton,

in the county of Northampton.

55

50 An act for the relief of William Glendy, Atcheson Mellon, Ernst Greese,

John Foust, Abraham Bodle and Duncan M.Vicar, soldiers of the revolution. 56

51 An act for the relief of Frederick Hake.

59

52 An act authorizing the purchase and distribution of a certain number of

copies of Bache's Manuel.

60

53 An act to remunerate the heirs of John Murray of Middle Paxton township,

Dauphin County.

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54 An act for erecting part of the counties of Berks and Northampton into

a separate county.

61.

55 An act to erect the town of Northampton, in the county of Northampton

into a borough.

64

56 A supplement to an act, entitled "An act to enable the governor to incorpo-

rate a company to make an artificial road from the court-house, in the borough

of Gettysburg, to Black's tavern in Adams county.

68

57 An act for the relief of James Horner, Robert Horner, William Horner

and Hugh Horner, heirs of Hugh Horner, deceased.

68

58 An act for the relief of Thomas M.Keen.

69

59 An act to authorize Matthew Thompson and Adam Boyd, executors of the

last will and testament of William Boyd, late of the county of Cumberland, de-

ceased, to sell and convey a certain plantation or tract of land therein mentioned. 70

60 An act supplementary to an act, entitled “ An act for annexing part of

Northumberland county to the county of Luzerne."

61 An act authorizing the sale of certain real estate late the property of James

Stewart, of Luzerne county, deceased.

72

62 An act supplementary to an act entitled, “ An act to authorize the gover-

por to incorporate a company for erecting a bridge over the river Susquehanna

at the borough of Wilkesbarre, in the county of Luzerne.

3

63 An act dissolving the marriage of William Moland and Hannah his wife. 74

64 An act to declare Lycoming creek in the county of Lycoming, a public

bighway,

74

65 An act granting an annuity to Thomas Hill.

75

66 An act establishing an academy in the town of Meadville in Crawford coun-

ty, and granting a sum of money thereto.

76

67 An act providing for the settlement of certain disputed titles to lands north

and west of the rivers Ohio and Allegheny and Conewango creek.

78

68 An act authorizing Joseph Kirkbride to build a Toul-bridge over Frankfort

creek.

83

69 An act to remedy defects in the titles to real estate purchased by certain

emigrants within this commonwealth, during the time they were aliens.

86

70 A supplement to an act entitled, “ An act to provide for selling

the several

reserved tracts of land adjoining the towns of Erie, Franklin, Warren and

Waterford, and for other purposes therein mentioned.”

87

71 An act granting additional powers to the accountant officers in the settle-

ment of the account of monies arising from exempt fines.

88

72 A supplement to the act, entitled, “ An act to establish a board of wardens

for the port of Philadelphia, and for the regulation of pilots and pilotages, and

for other purposes
therein mentioned.”

89

73 An act for the relief of Clement Biddle.

92

74 An act for the relief of Robert Lyon.

75 An act enabling a certain description of Pennsylvania claimants holding

lands within the seventeen townships in the county of Luzerne, to institute suits

against the commonwealth.

93

76 An act authorizing commissioners to fix upon a site for the erection of a

bridge over the river Delaware, between Black's eddy (above Bull's Island,)

and Well'sfalls, and for other purposes.

94

STATE OF NEW JERSEY....An act authorizing commissioners to fix upon a

site for the erection of a bridge over the river Delaware, between Black's edily

(above Bull's Island,) and Well's falls, and for other purposes.

95

77 An act to enable the governor to incorporate a company for making an arti-

ficial road from the court house in the borough of York, to end at or near

Wolf's tavern in a direction towards Gettysburg.

105

78 An act to confirm the proceedings of Abraham Mulford and Abisha Wood-

ward, late sheriffs of Wayne county, and for other purposes.

108

79 An act remunerating William Cecil for a lot of ground therein mentioned. 108

80 An act to authorize Ichabod Buck and William Buck, their heirs and as-

signs, to erect and maintain a wing-dam on the north branch of the Susquehanna

river, in the county of Luzerne.

109

81 An act confirming the title of Christopher Faatz, Jacob Heintz, Christian

Heintz, Christopher Heintz, Adam Greiner and Nicholas Greiner, aliens, to

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certain lands therein mentioned, and to enable them to hold other lands.

110

82 An act imposing certain duties upon the commissioners and treasurer of

Luzerne county, and empowering county commissioners to administer oaths or

affirmations.

111

83. An act relinquishing to Elizabeth Boise the right of this commonwealth to

a certain escheated estate therein mentioned.

112

84 An act for the relief of certain persons therein mentioned.

113

85 An act to compensate William Henry Kilbuck, a chief of the Delaware

tribe of Indians.

113

86 An act to establish the boundary lines of Ontario county.

114

87 An act supplementary to an act entitled, “ An act establishing the seat of

gnvernment of the commonwealth of Pennsylvania, at Harrisburg, in the county

of Dauphin."

115

88 An act to enable the governor to incorporate a company for making an

artificial road from the Portage branch of the Allegheny river at Smethport,

by the way of Instanter and Rich Valley to the Portage branch of the river

Sinremahoning, in the county of M.Kean,

116

89 A supplement to an act entitled " An act to authorize the governor to ap-

point commissioners for the purpose of laying out a road, beginning at or near

Kelso's ferry in Cumberland county, through York and Adams counties, to

the Maryland line, in a direction to the city of Washington.”

118

90 An act to authorize and direct the governor to incorporate a company for

erecting a permanent bridge over the river Schuylkill, at or near where the

floating bridge of Abraham Sheridan is at present situate, known by the name

of, “ The Upper Ferry,” in the county of Philadelphia.

119

91 An act to authorize the governor of this commonwealth to incorporate a

company for erecting a permanent bridge over the river Susquehanna, at or

Rear M‘Call's ferry in the county of Lancaster.

127

92 An act to enable the governor to incorporate a company to make an arti.

ficial road from Anderson's ferry on the Susquehanna, to intersect the turnpike

leading from Columbia, to the borough of York, at or near the three mile stone. 134

93 An act for the relief of the widow and children of David Sharpless, de-

ceased, late a soldier in the Pennsylvania line.

137

94 An act to empower the trustees of the Meadville seminary of learning to

remit a debt due from Patrick Davis, and for other purposes.

137

95 An act to provide for the erection of an additional court within the city

and county of Philadelphia.

138

96 An act establishing an academy in the county of Chester,

140

97 A supplement to the act entitled, “ An act to incorporate that part of the

township of the Northern Liberties lying between the west side of Sixth-street

and the river Delaware, and between Vine-street and the Cohocksink creek,"

passed the twenty-ninth day of March, one thousand eight hundred and three. 141

98 A supplement to the act entitled, "An act to authorize the governor of this

commonwealth to incorporate a company for the purpose of making and erect-

íng a bridge and road over the north east branch of the river Susquehanna, in

the county of Northumberland, from the public highway opposite the plantation

of Thomas Grant to Shamokin island through the public way of Shamokin

island to the shore opposite Northumberland, and from thence to the town of

Northumberland.”

144

99 An act to amend and consolidate the several acts relating to the settle.

ment of the public accounts and the payment of the public monies, and for other

purposes.

145

100 An act supplementary to an act, relative to the patenting of lands.

160

101 An act extending the power of the trustees of the Greensburgh academy. 160

102 An act to enable the governor to incorporate a company to make an arti-

ficial road from the Philadelphia and Wilmington post road, near John Möll.

vain's to intersect the Philadelphia, Brandywine, and New London turnpike

road, on the land of George Davis, in Delaware county.

161

103 An act to authorize Rebecca Miles of the city of Philadelphia, widow,

to sell and convey certain lots and lands therein mentioned.

163

104. An act establishing an academy in the town of Mercer, in Mercer coun-

ty, and to grant a sum of money thereto.

164

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105 An act to enable the governor to incorporate a company for making an

artificial road beginning at the intersection of Vine and Tenth streets, Philadel.

phia; and thence to Perkiomen bridge in the county of Montgomery.

167

106 An act to enable the governor to incorporate a company for making an

artificial road from the northern boundary line of this state, at the most suitable

place near the twenty-eight mile stone, to the place where the seat of justice is

established for the county of Susquehanna ; and thence by the best and nearest

route to the borough of Wilkesbarre, in the county of Luzerne.

178

107 An act granting an annuity to John Watson for life.

180

108 An act granting an annuity to Jacob Baker for life.

181

109 An act granting certain privileges to and enlarging the regiment of artil-

lery attached to the first brigade, first division Pennsylvania militia, and for

the better organization of the cavalry in the city and county of Philadelphia. 182

110 A supplement to an act entitled, “ An act to enable the owners of the

lands called the “ Pigeon swamp,” in the township of Bristol, in the county of

Bucks, to dig, maintain, and keep open a ditch through the said swamp, and to

raise money to defray the expense thereof."

188

111 A supplement to an act entitled, “ An act for laying out and keeping in

repair the public roads and highways within this commonwealth, and laying out

189

112 An act for the relief of

Henry Beardt.

191

113 An act for the further establishment and regulation of election districts. 191

114 An act to enable the governor to incorporate a company for making an

artificial road by the best and nearest route from the place where the Wilkes.

barre road intersects the Coshecton and Great Bend turnpike road, in the town-

ship of Clifford, and county of Susquehanna, to the boroughi of Wilkesbarre, in

the county of Luzerne.

195

115 An act to prevent the sale or disposal of spirituous or other liquors with

out license, at or near places of religious worship.

198

116 An act relative to dower, and for other purposes.

198

117 A supplement to an act, entitled, “ An act to appoint commissioners to

regulate the streets, lanes, and alleys in the district of Southwark, and to lay

out new streets, lanes, and alleys therein for the accommodation of the inhabi-

tants, and to lay out the roads therein mentioned through the said district and

parts of the township of Moyamensing and Passyank;" passed on the twenty-

ninth day of September, in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred

and eighty-seven.

200

118 "An act to enable Robert Clarke, administrator of the estate of James

Lang, late of the town of Brownsville, in the county of Fayette, deceased, to sell

and convey certain lots of ground therein mentioned.

201

119 A supplement to the act, entitled, “ An act to enable the governor to in-

corporate a company for making an artificial road from Anderson's ferry, on

the Susquehanna, to intersect the turnpike road from the boronglı of Lancaster

to Columbia at or near the five mile stone."

202

120 An act to establish an academy in the borough of Williamsport, in the

county of Lycoming, and to grant a sum of inoney thereto.

203

121 An act to incorporate an academy or public school in the borough of Erie,

and for other purposes therein mentioned.

205

122 A further supplement to an act, entitled, “ An act to enable the governor

to incorporate a company for making an artificial road from the city of Philadel-

phia, by Chads' ford on Brandywine, to the line of the state in a direction to-

wards Baltimore,

208

123 An act declaring Huntingdon creek from the mouth thereof to where Pine

creek empties into the same; thence up Pine creek to Amos Buckelew's saw-mill

in the county of Northumberland, public highways.

209

124 An act authorizing the governor to incorporate a company for making an

artificial road from, Mount Pleasant by Bethany, and the narrows of lackawax-

en, to Dingman's ferry, in Wayne county.

210

"125 An act to authorize John Wierman and John Wright, executors of the

estate of Henry Wierman, deceased, to convey a certain lot of land therein de.

scribed, to Nicholas Wierman.

213

126 An act for the relief of the heirs of Samuel Cunningham, dcceaserl,

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127 An act granting relief to John Morris.

215

128 An act empowering James Walton and Samuel Black to convey a part of

the real estate of John Sutor, a lunatic.

216

129 An act to incorporate an academy or public school in the town of Water.

ford, and for other purposes therein mentioned.

217

130 A supplement to the act, entitled, “ An act for erecting part of the coun-

ties à

220

131 An act to cede the occupancy and use of certain lands near Presque-Isle

to

221

132 An act to authorize

the granting of patents on surveys heretofore made

and received in the land-office.

222

.133 An act relinquishing

the claim of the commonwealth to certain arrears of

state taxes, and for other purposes therein mentioned.

223

134 An act to release all the title of this commonwealth in and to a certain

estate therein mentioned.

223

135 An act incorporating the Schuylkil falls bridge company, and for other

purposes.

224

136 An act to incorporate the union canal company of Pennsylvania.

226

137 An act to authorize the sale of the real estate of Michael Helman, a lu.

natic, and for other purposes therein mentioned.

239'

158 An act to incorporate “The Bucks county contributionship for insuring

houses and other buildings from loss by fire.

240

139 A supplement to the act, entitled, “ An act to erect parts of Lycoming,

Huntingdon, and Somerset counties into separate county districts.”

247

140 An act enabling Christiana Bear, widow and administratrix of Isaac

Bear, deceased, to convey a certain piece of land situate in Muncy-creek town.

ship, Lycoming county.

248

141 An act granting an annnity to Joseph Wren for life.

248

142 An act to enable the governor to incorporate a company to make an arti-

ficial road by the best and nearest route from the confluence of the Yellow

breeches creek, with the river Susquehanna, to intersect the York and Cone-

wago canal turnpike road, at any point the board of managers shall think most

eligible.

249

143 An act for the relief of George Youndt, the younger, a prisoner confined

in the jail of Lancaster county.

252

144 An act granting to John Carson, a certain tract of land.

252

145 An act to relinquish the right of this commonwealth to certain real and

personal estate lately held by Charles Morris and Henry Morris, and to vest

the same in Mary M‘Curdy and Jane Henry,

253

146 An act making appropriations to defray certain expenses of government. 254

147 An act authorizing the court of quarter sessions of the peace, of Beaver

county, to direct a review of part of a road from Beaver town to the state line. 255

148 An act to encourage the constructing of certain great and leading roads,

within this commonwealth, and the erection of bridges over the Susquehanna,

at Harrisburg, Northumberland, Columbia, and M‘Call's ferry.

256

149 An act making appropriation for certain internal improvements,

259

150 An act granting tracts of land to Michael Sechler, Archibald M‘Nair,

and the widow and children of George Clarke, deceased, soldiers of the revolu-

tionary war

266

RESOLUTIONS.

1 Resolution instructing the senators and representatives of Pennsylvania in
Congress relative to the bank of the United States.

268
2 Resolution authorizing the secretary of state to receive and take care of

i telescope from Andrew Ellicott for the state.

269

3 Resolution directing the secretary of state to deliver to members of the le.
zislature certain copies of acts of congress.

270
4 Resolution directing the secretary of state how to dispose of John Bioren's

new edition of the laws.

270

5 Resolution stating how the legality of certain certificates are to

be

271

6 Resolution directing the secretary of state to forward certain copies of

laws and Bache's manuel to different counties.

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