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OF

THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY

OF THE

COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA,

PASSED AT A SESSION

WHICH WAS BEGUN AND HELD AT THE BOROUGH OF LANCASTER,

ON TUESDAY, THE SECOND DAY OF DECEMBER, IN THE

YEAR OF OUR LORD ONE THOUSAND EIGHT

HUNDRED AND TEN,

AND OF THE

INDEPENDENCE

OF THE

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,

THE

THIRTY-FIFTH.

Published by Authority.

Printed by John Bioren, No. 88, Chesnut-street.....Philadelphins

1811.

I CERTIFY, That in obedience to the directions of an act of the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, I have collated with, and corrected by the original rolls, the proofsheets of the printed copies of this Edition of the Laws and Resolutions of the General Assembly, passed during their last session.

N. B. BOILEAU, Secretary.

SECRETARY'S OFFICE,

LANCASTER, MAY 31, 1811

TABLE OF CONTENTS.

PAGE

1 AN ACT to change the name of John Harris Pugsley, to John Levett

Harris.

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2 A further supplement to the several acts providing for the erection of houses

for the employment and support of the poor, in the counties of Chester, Lancas.

ter, and Montgomery, so far as respects the counties of Chester and Montgomery.

3 An act empowering certain trustees therein named to sell a tract of land in

Tioga county, together with a lot of ground in the borough of Lancaster, and to

appropriate the monies arising therefrom to the purposes therein mentioned.

4 An act to relinquish the title of this commonwealth to a certain tract of land

lately held by Adam Smith, and vest the same in his widow Amy Smith.

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5 An act to remedy a defect in the title of Isaac Wisener to a lot of land situ.

ate in New London township, in the county of Chester,

6 An act to authorize the trustees of the Methodist Episcopal Congregation

in the town of Washington, to convey a certain lot of ground therein mentioned.

7 An act to authorize the directors of the poor of Dauphin county, to sell cer-

tain real property therein mentioned.

6

8 An act to authorize the continuance of the court of quarter sessions of the

peace for the county of Cumberland, beyond the time to which the said court

is now restricted.

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9 A supplement to the act entitled “An act for incorporating the society form.

ed for the relief of distressed and decayed pilots, their widows and children.' 7

10 An act granting an annuity to William Kernichon, for life.

11 An act to incorporate the governor's creek meadow company.

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12 An act for the relief of John Longenecker.

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13 An act granting an annuity to Jacob Dodridge, for life.

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14 An act to dissolve the marriage contract of Philip J. G. De Franqueen

and Elizabeth his wife, and to legitimate the son of the said Elizabeth, with

Joseph Gorgan Le Clerc.

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15 A supplement to an act entitled "An act in confirmation of a partition

made of certain lands in Lycoming county,

16 A supplement to the acts entitled "An act to afford immediate relief to

John Hutton; a soldier in the revolutionary war, and to grant him an annuity,”

" And an act affording immediate relief to Michael Mullin, and granting him an

annuity.'

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17 An act enabling a committee appointed by the supreme court to sell and

dispose of the real estate of Jacob Palmer, a lunatic.

15

18 A further supplement to the act, entiled "An act for offering compensation

to the Pennsylvania claimants, of certain lands in the seventeen townships in the

county of Luzerne, and for other purposes therein mentioned.”

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19 An act granting a sum of money to William Blakeney, a soldier in the

revolutionary war.

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20 An act authorizing William Mears and John Ritter, executors of the last

will and testament of George Easterly, deceased, to sell and convey a certain lot

of ground therein mentioned.

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21 An act to authorize Jacob Winrot, executor of the estate of Adam Knouff,

deceased, to convey a lot of land therein described, to George Burgesser.

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22 An act to confirm the proceedings in a certain writ of partition sued qut

by Thomas Shipley, against John Shipley and others,

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23 An act to enable the governor to incorporate a company to make an artifi.

cial road from the court house in the borough of Gettysburg, to Black's tavern in

Adams county.

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24 An act to ratify on behalf of the state of Pennsylvania a proposed amend-

ment of the constitution of the United States, relative to titles of nobility or hon-

our, presents, pensions, offices and emoluments from any foreign power.

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25 An act to enable the governor to incorporate a company to make an artifi-

cial road from the south side of Michael Geiselman's mill, adjoining the town of

Berlin, in the county of Adams, through Abbotstown to Hanover, in York coun-

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26 An act establishing an academy in the town of Butler, in Butler county,

Ped granting a sum of money thereto.

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