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port of government,” “ An act conceming costs
« An act relative to district attornies," * An act re
lative to the city of Hudson,” “ An act to divide thi
state into counties," “ An act to regulate sales by
public auction and to prevent stock jobbing," An
act relating to the city of Schenectady,"
relative to the city of Albany,” and the act for regu-
lating elections, passed at the present session, shall be
and continue in full force, any thing in this act con-
tained to the contrary potwithstanding.

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CHAP. CCIII. An ACT for the payment of certain Officers of Government, and for other purposes.

Passed Apnl 13, 1813. I. E it enacted by the people of the state of NerCompen- York, represented in Senate and Assembly, Thai sation of the treasurer shall pay, on the warrant of the compthe chap troller, to such of the reverend clergy as shal] hate tending attended the legislature as chaplains during the present the legis session, the sum of two dollars and fifty cents for ev

ery day they have so attended, which sums shall be certified by the president of the senate or speaker of the assembly.

II. And be it further enacted, That the treasurer of the shall pay, on the warrant of the comptroiler, to S senate and bastian Visscher, clerk of the senate, twenty-five dok assembly lars for making an index to the journal of the senate to journals and to James Van Ingen, clerk of the assembly, fq

making an index to the journal of the house of assen bly, fifty dollars, together with the like allowance the clerk of the assembly for an additional assistai clerk during the present session as was allowed for a

additional assistant clerk at the last session. | Addition

III. And be it further enacted, That the clerk

the treasurer of this state shall be allowed, in additi clerk. to the salary allowed him in and by the act for Rent and support of government, two hundred dollars per anal

IV. And be it further enacted, That the treau governor's shall, on the warrant of the comptroller, pay the 1 house to be paid.

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I taxes of the house occupied by his Excellency the vernor. 7. And be it further enacted, That the treasurer shall His allowthe warrant of the comptroller, pay to the person incidental ninistering the government of this state to defray expences.

incidental expences of administering the governat, a sum or sums not exceeding one thousand five Idred dollars. 11. And be it further enacted, That the treasurer,

Postage of

'; comptrolhe warrant of the comptroller, shall pay to George ler's offiMancius the amount of his account for the postage to be paid. he comptroller's official letters. TII. And be it further enacted, That the proviso he enacting clause of the act entitled “An act to Proviso of horize the sale of certain public property in the an act rela

of New-York” passed 26th of May, 1812, be and sale of pub same is hereby repealed, and that if the mayor, tyinen ermen and commonalty of the city of New-York York reI not, by the first day of November next, purchase pealed. government house and lands adjoining, then the nority given to the comptroller in and by said act ell the said house and land shall cease. TIII. And be it further enacted, That the treasurer ance to be ll, on the warrant of the comptroller, pay to Ben- made to in V. Clench such sum as the comptroller shall BV Clench m a reasonable compensation for his services in the nth of December last as auctioneer for the compler in selling lands for arrears of taxes. X. And be it further enacted, That the expences Secretary urred by the secretary of this state for printing and to be ala ismitting to the several county clerks in this state pences act entitled “ An act to regulate elections,” passed printing & 29th day of March last, agreeably to the direc

ing elecis of the concurrent resolution of the senate and as- tion law. ably of the thirtieth day of March last, shall be d by the treasurer, on the warrant of the compller. X. And be it further enacted, That the treasurer,

Surveyor. the warrant of the comptroller, shall pay to the allowed veyor-general the amount of his account of expen-certain exin exploring the Scawyees rapids and Seneca falls, curred.

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pursuant to concurrent resolutions of the Senate a assembly of the 21st day of March, 1812.

XI. And be it further enacted, That the treasure, son agent

on the warrant of the comptroller, shall pay to the to be paid agent of the State Prison a sum not exceeding therr a sum hot thousand dollars, in such sum or sums and at such $15,000° time or times as the inspectors may require, for the

support of the institution.

XII. And be it further enacted, That the treasurer general's

shall, on the warrant of the comptroller, pay to šimsalary to eon De Witt, suveyor general of this state

, for his salbe $2000 yearly.

ary from the first day of July last until the seventeenth day of February last, at and after the rate of

two thousand dollars per annum. Stratford XIII. And be it further enacted, That the comptrol return of Jer is hereby authorized to amend, according to the 1812 how original tax list, the return of unpaid tares of the to be made town of Stratford, in the county of Montgomery, for

the year one thousand eighit hundred and eleven, and when so amended it shall in all respects have the same effect as if it had been correct when returned.

XIV. And be it further enacted, That it shall be R. Duncan lawful for the attorny-general to convey to Richard a convey. Duncan the right, title and interest of the people of ance of this state in and to a certain lot of land in the Royal in the Roy-Grant heretofore sold by the attorny-general under a al Grant mortgage to the said people, and purchased in by

him for and on behalf of said people, whenever the said Richard Duncan shall have first paid the interest due to this state on the debt which the said mortgage was intended to secure, and shall give and execute lit bond for the payment of the principal of the said debi in five equal annual instalments, with interest anneally, and shall also secure the payment thereof by a mortgage on land, to the satisfaction of the attorner: general, provided the said interest shall be so pai and the said securities be executed on or before se first day of July next.

XV. And be it further enacted, That it shall be law Rent in ar- ful for the comptroller to pay the rent in arrear ander on the ar- tinguish the ground rent reserved on the arsenal lot

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town of Colonie and county of Albany, and to senal lot to iw his warrant on the treasurer for the sum which y be necessary for the purposes aforesaid. XVI. And be it further enacted, That

it shall be law- Timber for Sylvanus Smally

, and Zebulon Douglass, com- may be ssioners appointed by law to build a bridge across state lands

Oneida creek, in the town of Lenox, in the county to build a Madison, to take the timber necessary for building across o. - said bridge from any of the land belonging to the neida pple of this state. XVII. And be it further enacted, That it shall not Penaltyfor lawful to deposit powder in the public arsenal, sit- keeping e in the town of Colonie, in the county of Albany, the arseI that if any powder shall be deposited in the said nal in the enal, it shall be the duty of the superintendant there-Colonic. to remove the same without delay after he shall reve notice thereof, and in case of his default he shall ur the penalty of one hundred dollars, to be recoved by an action of debt with costs, in the name of any rson who will sue for the same, the one half to be · his own use and the other for the use of the overers of the poor of the said town. Whereas Alexander Don, son and one of the heirs of illiam Don, late of the city of Albany, deceased, and net Don, widow and relict of the said William Don, r herself, and as guardian for the remaining four chilen of the said William, have by their petition reprented to the legislature that the said William did in s life-time purchase lots number one hundred and irteen and one hundred and twenty-five in the late neida reservation, and received of the surveyor-genal certificates of said puschase; that a part of the urchase money, with the interest, is still due to the eople of this state, which they are unable to pay, and lat valuable improvements have been made on said ots: Therefore,

XVIII. Be it further enacted, That it shall be lawil for the surveyor-general to sell said lots number'w. Don ne hundred and thirteen and one hundred and twenty-relieved. ve, in the manner unappropriated lands are required be sold, and in case said lots shall be sold for more

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than shall be then due to the people of this state f the same, such surplus shall be paid to the legal repr sentatives of said William Don, deceased, provide said lots shall not be sold for a less sum than shall b then due for them respectively: And provided sai legal representatives shall neglect to fulfil the con ditions of the sale to said William Don, as required by the act entitled “ An act for the sale of unappropriated lands and for other purposes,” passed April 6th, 1803, previous to such sale.

XIX. And be it further enacted, That the court of Gaol liberties in common pleas in and for the county of Warren shall

, Warren and they are hereby authorized at any term of the said be desig. court, or any three of the judges of the said court out nated, of term, to appoint gaol liberties at the place designa

ted by the act entitled “An act to divide the county of Washington, and for other purposes,” for holding the courts of common pleas and general sessions of the peace in and for the said county of Warren.

XX. And be it further enacted, That it shall be the Prisoners duty of the sheriff of said county to permit any pri

soner who shall be in his custody to go at large withis go at large the limits of the liberties so appointed, under the same in thesame provisions which are contained in the act entitled “ An

act relative to gaols.” First court

XXI. And be it further enacted, That the first cour! when to be of common pleas in and for the county of Warren

shall begin on the second Tuesday of May next, and may continue to be held until the Saturday following inclusive, any thing in the act entitled “ An act t divide the county of Washington, and for other pur poses,” contained to the contrary notwithstanding.

XXII. And be it further enacted, That the supe of jurors visors and assessors of the city and several town i to be made the county of Albany shall be and hereby are require and county to return an accurate list of the names of the seter of Albany.

persons residing within the said city and towns we are by law qualified and liable to serve as juror: the trial of issues joined in the supreme court of ad cature of this state, and the court of common pleas ! the said county, into the office of the clerk of thes

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