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educated gratuitously, at any school under the care and direction of the said corporation; subject however to such bye laws, rules and regulations, as shall and may be prescribed by the said corporation. Tru.t«i to VII. And he it further enacted. That it shall be the TMkie«^.rtn" duty of the trustees of the said corporation to report wthewciety anmiaUy to the general meeting of the members of the said corporation, on the first Monday in February in every year, a particular account of the state of the school or schools under their care, and of the monies received and expended by them during the preceding year, so as to exhibit a full and perfect statement of the property, funds and affairs of the said corporation.

VIII. And be it further enacted, That this act shall be and hereby is declared to be a public act, and shall

ucKt. be construed benignly and favorably, for every beneficial purpose hereby intended; nor shall any nonuser of the privileges hereby granted to the said corporation create or produce any forfeiture of the same. And no misnomer of the said corporation, in any deed, will, testament, gift, grant, demise, or other instrument of contract or conveyance, shall defeat or vitiate the same, provided the corporation be sufficiently described to ascertain the intention of the parties.

IX. And be it further enacted, That out of the ?oo dollars monies arisinsr from the operation of the sixth section n^ jor tte of the act, entitled "an act concerning the city of Al

bany," passed April 3d, 1802, and which shall be received by the mayor of the city of Albany, there shall be paid to the said trustees, on the second Tuesday of May next, the sum of five hundred dollars, and every year thereafter, on the second Tuesday of May, the like sum, for the purpose of promoting the benevolent objects of this corporation, until the legislature shall otherwise determine.

CHAP LVI.

An ACT to repeal part of the act, entitled "an act.
directing the manner of appointing Electors for the
election of a President and Vice-President of the
United States."

Passed May 26th, 1812.
I. ■ M E it enacted by the people of the state of JVew-

Jj York, represented in senate and assembly, That so much of the act, entitled " an act directing the manner of appointing electors for the election of a president and vice-president of the United States," as directs, that the said electors shall meet and give their votes at the city of Hudson, in the county of Columbia, be and the same is hereby repeated.

II. And be it further enacted, That at every such election, the said electors shall meet and give their votes at the capitol in the city of Albany, at the time, and in the manner, directed in and by the said act hereby in part repealed.

CHAP. LVII.

An ACT to provide for building a Court House and Gaol in the County of Essex, and for other purposes.

Passed May 26, 1812.

I. 13 E it enacted by the people of the State of New- The aupcrvi

Jj York, represented in Senate and Assembly, That county to the supervisors of the county of Essex shall cause to bytaT0"^ be raised, in the same manner as the contingent charges of said county are assessed, levied and collectedf the sum of two thousand five hundred dollars, together with the usual fees of the collector and treasurer for collecting and paying the same, to be applied towards building and completing the court house and gaol in said county, on or near its late foundation, in Elizabeth town, in said county.

II. And be it further enacted, That Manoah Miller, Theodorus Ross, and Delevan Delance, be appointed craomMw commissioners to superintend the building of the said court house and gaol in said county.

Commmion- III. And be it further enacted. That if the said comp"»i'?r ?i£y" missioners, or a major part of them, shall expend any im^r? monies for materials provided, or work done to said court house and gaol, before the said tax shall be levied and collected, such monies, with the interest thereof, shall be paid out of the first monies so to be collected.

IV. And be it further enacted, That the said com217 "."the missioners, or a major part of them, may from time to 3r,7 time draw upon the treasurer of the said county for all ume toUmc' monies to be received by him under this act, or any part thereof, his fees excepted, and the said treasurer is hereby directed to discharge such order or orders, as far forth as be has monies in his hands for such purposes; and n is hereby made the duty of the said commissioners to account with the supervisors of the said county for the monies to be drawn on their order as aforesaid, when thereunto required. Provided _ . however, that nothing herein contained shall be held or

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construed to authorise the said supervisors to raise and levy more than twelve hundred and fifty dollars in one kirifwtte year- And it shall be the duty of said commissioners to determine as to the title of the land on which said

***nata& COurt house shall be built. And if on such enquiry the said commissioners should find, that the title of the land whereon the court house heretofore stood is doubtful, then and in such case the said commissioners are hereby authorised to purchase such other lot of ground as they may deem proper, not exceeding onehalf acre, within sixty rods of the former foundation of the court house in the town of Elizabeth, for the site of the court house in said county.

CHAP. LVIII.

An ACT for the Relief of Simon Hosack.

Passed May 26, 1812.

WHEREAS, by an act, entitled "an act for the purpose therein mentioned," passed 9th April, 1811, the deed heretofore executed by the trustees of the presbyterian church, in Johnstown, in the county of Montgomery, for lot number thirty-six, in

the village of Johnstown, is declared to be valid to all intents and purposeSj so as to vest in the said Simon Hosack, his heirs and assigns, an estate in fee in the said land: And whereas, by mistake, lot number thirty six, was inserted in the said act, instead of lot number forty-six, the lot intended to be confirmed to the said Siiiion Hosack.

BE it therefore enacted by the people of the state of New-York, represented in senate andassemby, That -the, deed above mentioned shall be deemed valid to all intents and purposes, so as to vest in the said Simon Hosack, his heirs and assigns, an estate in fee, in the said iot number forty-six, in the village of Johnstown.

CHAP. LIX.

An ACT to establish the place of holding Courts in the county of Greene.

Passed May 26th, 1812.

WHEREAS, Ira Day, Isaac Dubois, Orin Day, Joseph Klien, Ezra Hawley and Lyman Hall, "have executed a bond to the supervisors of the county ; of Greene, binding themselves in the penalty of sixteen thousand dollars, to procure a lot in the village of Catskill, and to build a house thereon for the accommodation and holding of the courts of the said county, and to convey the said house and lot to the said county in fee simple: Provided, That a law should be passed authorising the courts of the said county to be held in the said house when completed: Therefore,

BE it enacted by the people of the state of JYew'York, represented in senate and assembly, That if the said Ira Day, Joseph Klien, Isaac Dubois, Orin Day, 'Ezra Hawley and Lyman Hall, shall procure a lot of . such dimensions, and in such part of the said village as shall be approved of by the judges of the court of common pleas of the said county for the time being, or the major part of them, and shall build thereon a house suitable and convenient for the holding of the courts of the said county, of such dimensions, and finished in such manner as shall be approved of by the judges aforesaid or the major part of them, and shail^convey the same to the said county in fee simple; that then the said house shall thereafter be the court-house of the said county: Provided nevertheless, That if the said house shall not be completed and conveyed, together with the said lot, to the said county as aforesaid, within eighteen months after the passing of this act, then the same shall be void.

CHAP. LX.

An ACT establishing a Ferry across Lake Champlain, in the town of Ticonderoga, in the county of Essex,

Passed May 26, 1812.

^IhoVitldto I- "D E it enacted by the people of the state of Newkeep a any. Jj York, represented in Senate and Assembly, That it shall and may be lawful for Peter Deall, of the town of Ticonderoga aforesaid, and his assigns, to set up, keep and maintain a ferry across lake Champlain, from the land or farm of the said Peter Deall, in the said town of Ticonderoga, to the town of Shoreham, in the state of Vermont, for and during the term of six years, to be computed from the first day of August

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II. And be it further enacted, That if the said Peter

tion of the Deall or his assigns, shall set up a ferry as aforesaid, 'tr'" then it shall be their duty, and they are hereby required to erect a convenient dock or landing place, if not already erected, on such part of the land of the said Peter Deall as shall be most suitable for the purpose, and shall during the time aforesaid keep, maintain and support suitable and safe ferry-boats, capable and sufficient for carrying carriages, horses, cattle and passengers, and ready at all reasonable times and seasons to transport and ferry across said lake, persons, goods Rates of fer- and chatties.

TM£^uwrc- I. . And be it further enacted, That the court of common pleas of the county of Essex, in their sessions, shall and may, and are hereby directed annually, during the continuance of this act, to order, direct and determine the several rates of ferriage, and hours of the day that boats shall be kept in readiness belonging to said ferry.

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