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to limit, obstruct or hinder the free and common use,
Passed January 27, 1313.
represented in Senate and Assembly, That from and after the passing of this act, all that part of the town of Russell, in the county of St. Lawrence, which on the map of this state is known and distinguished by the townships of the names of Hammond, Somerville and Kilkenny, shall be and hereby is erected into a separate town by the name of Rossie ; and that the first town meeting shall be held at the dwelling-house of Rossie eReuben Streater, in said town; and that all the remain- rected. ing part of the said town of Russell shall be and remain a separate town by the name of Russell.
CHAP, Xt. An ACT for the sale of the real estate of Henry Sleght, late of Kingston, in Ulster county.
Passed January 27, 1813. TITHEREAS it appears by the petition of Henry
B. Sleght and others, that the personal estate of Henry Sleght, late of Kingston, in Ulster county, is not sufficient for the payment of his debts and legacies, and that certain legacies in his will are charged on his real estate: And whereas it also appears that there are more than fifty persons interested in the said real estate of the said Henry, several of whom are minors, some femes covert, and residing in different parts of this state, so that a payment of the debts and legacies cannot be had at law or in equity without very great expense, trouble and inconvenience: Therefore,
I. Be it enacted by the people of the state of NenYork, represented in Senate and Assembly, That it shall
as if the original survey of the said west line had de-
Passed January 27, 1813.
D represented in Senate and Assembly, That it may and shall be lawful for the board of supervisors of the county of Broome to build or cause to be built at the village of Chenango-Point, in said county, a fire-proof clerk's office, of such materials and dimensions as to them shall appear necessary and expedient; and immediately after the said building is completed, to draw on the treasurer of the said county for a sum not exceeding six hundred dollars towards defraying the expenses of completing said building; and the said treasurer is hereby authorized and required to pay such sum out of any monies then remaining in his hands unappropriated.
Passed January 27, 1813.
York, represented in Senate and Assembly, That all that part of the town of Windham, in the county of Greene, lying east of the easterly line of great lot number twenty-two in the Hardenbergh patent, and south of the height of land between the East kill and the great
hollow, be erected into separate town by the name of Town of Greenland, and that the first town-meeting in the said
and town of Greenland be held at the house of Daniel erected.
Bloomer in said town: That all that part of the said town of Windham lying northwardly of the last men
tioned line and of the height of land between Batavia and the south mountain settlement, crossing the highway leading from John Tuttle's to Abel Holcomb's, at a hemlock sapling standing on the east side of said road, marked R. D. and crossing the Schobarie kill on the south line of lot number eighteen in the sub-division of lot number twenty in the said Hardenbergh patent, and running from thence westerly to the county of Delaware, be erected into a separate town by the name of Windham; and that the first town-meeting in the said town of Windham shall be held at the house of John Tuttle in said town; and that all the remaining part of the said town of Windham shall be erected into a separate town by the name of New Goshen, and that the New Go. first town-meeting in the said town of New Goshen shen. shall be held at the house of Abel Holcomb, in said town.
II. And be it further enacted, That so soon as may be after the first Tuesday of April next, the supervi- Poor me. sors and overseers of the poor of the towns aforesaid nies divid. shall, by due notice to be given by the supervisors Cd. thereof, meet together and apportion the poor maintained by the said town of Windham, and the poor money belonging to the same, agreeably to the last tax list; and that each of the said towns shall thereaf, ter respectively maintain its own poor.
III. And be it further enacted, That this act shall take effect from and after the first day of April next.
Passed February 5, 1813.
church and congregation of Smith-town, in the
age of the presbyterian church of said town, bounded as follows, that is to say, eastwardly by the land of William Arthur, southwardly by the brook of the northeast branch, westwardly by the land formerly laid out to Job Smith, deceased, and now in possession of Isaac Blydenburgh, northwardly by the county road and a slip of land two rods wide reserved for a road, containing within the aforesaid bounds, one hundred and twenty acres, more or less, as the saine was laid out and recorded in the records of said town, together with all and singular the houses, buildings, orchards, trees, ways, and privileges thereunto belonging; also all of a certain right or share of meadow, with the appurtenances, situate in Niseguage river, and denominated the parsonage meadow, the title whereof was then vested in the said corporation: And whereas doubts have arisen as to the regularity of the proceedings of the said trustees in the premises, and of the validity of their said sale without legislative interference: Therefore,
Be it cracted by the People of the State of Nen-York, represented in Senate and Assembly, That the grant of the aforesaid lands made by Nathaniel Smith, Caleb Sınith, Mills Philips, Joshua Smith, jun, Jonas Mills, and Thoinas Hallock, as trustees of the presbyterian church and congregation of the town of Smithtown, in Suffolk county, to Luther Gleson, made and executed on the said first day of January, one thousand eight hundred and one, is hereby confirmed, and that the same shall be held to have vested at the time of the execution thereof in the said Luther Gleson, his heirs or assigns, all the estate, interest and property, either in law or equity, which the said corporation, on the day last mentioned, had or ought to have in the same.
CHAP, XVII. An ACT to amend the act entitled “an act for the as
sessment au collection of taxes," passed the eighth day of April, eightoen hundred and eleven.
Passed February 5, 1813. E it enacted by the people of the state of New-York. D represented in Senate and Assembly, That from
and after the passing of this act, the supervisors of the respective towns of the county of Kings shall hold their first meeting on the first Tuesday of August in every year, to transact the ordinary business of the said county, and deliver their warrants and tax lists to the several collectors for the collection of taxes in said county, by the first Tuesday of September in every year; and that the collectors of the several towns in said county shall settle their accounts with the treasurer of the aforesaid county on or before the first Tuesday of November in every year; and that the town clerks of the respective towns in the said county of Kings shall certify and deliver to the supervisors of their respective towns, the names of all the assessors and collectors in the same, between the first day of May and the first Tuesday of August in every year, any thing contained in the act hereby amended to the contrary notwith
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CHAP. XVIII. An ACT for the relief o. Robert Ross and others.
Passed February 5, 1813. THEREAS it appears to the legislature by the
V petition of Robert Rogs, of Eastchester, in the county of Westchester, and by the agreement btween him and Enos Parker, and the papers thereto annexed, that a suit at law has and now is depending between the said Robert Ross, James R. Smith and Ann Smith, infants above the age of fourteen and under the age of twenty-one years, of whom the said Robert Ross is duly appointed guardian, and the said Enos Parker, relative to the title of a tract of land of one thousand and fifty acres, situate in the town of Kortriglit, in the county of Delaware, being the moiety or liall part of a tract of land granted by letters patent, dated the twenty-second day of May, one thousand seven hundred and seventy, by the late colony of New-York to one James Clark, as the same is described in a deed from the said James Clark by Simon Stevens, his attorney, to Robert Ross, deceased, the ancestor of Robert Ross, James R. Smith and Ann Smith, the infants aforesai.