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. vid Gibbs afterwards assigned the said instrument in 4. D. 1811: writing to Jacob Petrie and Henry Petrie, of the town and county of Herkimer; and that the said Jacob and Henry had paid to the said administrator on the estate of the said Gaylord Griswold, deceased, the full amount of the said sum of one hundred and twenty. five dollars, with all the interest due thereon, praying in the said petition that they the said petitioners be enabled to convey unto the said Esther Pinney one hun. dred acres of the land first above described, and to the said Jude Pinney the residue of the land first above mentioned, in fee, and to the said Jacob Petrie and Henry Petrie the piece of land last above mentioned, in fce; and whereas no person is now legally authorized to convey the same: Therefore,

Be it enacted by the people of the state of New-Jork, represented in Senate and Assembly, That it shall and may be lawful for the said Mary Griswold, William Alexander and Simeon Ford to release and convey the said several tracts of land in manner aforesaid, that is to say, one hundred acres of the said tract of land first above mentioned to the said Esther Pinney, and the residue of the said land first above mentioned to the said Jude Pinney, and the said tract of land last above mentioned to the said Jacob Petrie and Henry Petrie, to have and to hold the said respective pieces or par. cels of land unto the said grantees, their heirs and assigns forever, in as full and ample a manner as though the said Gaylord Griswold had duly conveyed the same in his life time: Provided always, That such conveyance shall not conclude the heirs of the said Gay. lord Griswold, deceased, unless the chancellor of this state shall endorse on the same respectively a certificate that he iş satisfied with the form of such convcr. ances, and that they are made in execution of any equi. table trust, or in pursuance of existing and yalid contracts entered into by the said Gaylord Griswold in his life time.

A. D. 1811.

CHAP. LXXIII. m An ACT further to extend the Ulster and Orange

Branch turnpike company.

Passed March 29, 1811. 1. D E it enacted by the people of the state of News,

D York, represented in Senate and Assembly, That the Ulster and Orange branch turnpike company be and they are hereby authorised and empowered further to extend the Ulster and Orange branch turnpike road from the east side of the east branch of the Delaware river, crossing the west branch of the Delaware river, so as to intersect the Ulster and Delaware turnpike road.

II. And be it further enacted, That it shall be lawful for the said company, and they are hereby authorised to erect a toll bridge over the cast branch of said river, and receive toll for the same to be cqual to the toll of ten miles travel on şaid road.

III. And be it further enacted, That it shall be law. ful for the said company, and they are hereby author. ised to erect gates and receive toll for the distance which the said road is hereby further extended, in the same proportion which they are authorised to receive for the former part of said road by the act to which this is a second addition.

IV. And be it further enacted, That the stock of the said company shall be increased so as to consist in the whole of three thousand six hundred shares of twentyfive dollars each.

the said roadgates and received they are here

" CHAP. LXXIV. An ACT to amend an act entitled an act to incorpora

ate the Dunderbergh and Clove turnpike company,"
passed the 27th March, 1809.

Passed March 29, 1811..
I. DE it enacted by the people of the state of New.

D York, represented in Senate and Assembly, That be extend it shall and may be lawful for the president, directors

and company, at their discretion, to extend and cause to be laid out, made and constructed a turnpike road from the western end of said turnpike until it shall intersect the Warwick road at or near the village of Sugarloaf, and the same shall be annexed to and become part

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of the said Dunderbergh and Clove turnpike road, and A: D. 1811, shall be designated, marked out, surveyed, constructed and inspected agreeable to the said act entitled “ An act to incorporate the Dunderbergh and Clove turn. pike company.

To make II. And be it further enacted, That it shall and nay their road

but 16 feet be lawful for the president and directors to work and finish said road of the width of sixteen feet, any thing in the act hereby amended, or in the act intitled “an. act relative to turnpike companies” to the contrary. thereof in any wise notwithstanding..

To inIII. And be it further enacted, That it shall be capital lawful for the said corporation to increase their capital stock 900

"shares. stock by additional subscription of shares not exceed. ing two hundred.

Gates when IV. And be it further enacted, That as soon as the to said president and directors shall have completed any distance of the said road, not less than three miles, it shall be lawful for the said president and directors to give notice to the person administering the government of this state for the time being, who shall thereup. on nominate and appoint three discreet freeholders not interested in said road, to review the same and report to him in writing, whether the said road is completed according to the true intent and meaning of this act and the act hereby amended, and if the report shall be in the affirmative, then it shall be the duty of the person administering the government of this state, by licence, to permit the said president and directors to make and erect such and so many gates and turnpikes across said road as shall be necessary to collect the tolls and duties authorised by the act hereby amended, any thing in the said act or any law to the contrary thereof in any wise notwithstanding.

7 years at : V. And be it further enacted, That the term of lowed to seven years from the passing of this act shall be allow the place ed to the president and directors to complete the said road.hereby authorised to be extended.

A. D. 1811.

| CHAP. Lxxy. An ACT oppointing Commissioners to lay out the road

therein mentioned, within the counties of Onondaga,

Cayuga and Seneca. Passed March 29th, 1811.
I. D E it enacted by the people of the state of New.

D York, represented in Senate and Assembly, That Reuben Humphreys, Joseph White and Philetus Swift, be and they are hereby appointed commissioners to lay out a road from the bridge over Sodus bay, on the most direct and eligible route to the new brridge over the Seneca river, at Adams' ferry, and from thence on the most direct and eligible route to the house of Gide. on Brockway, in the town and county of Onondaga, and that the same when so laid out shall be deemed and considered a public lighway, and shall be worked and kept in repair by the several towns through which the same shall pass,

II. And be it further enacted, That each of said commissioners shall be allowed for his services as aforesaid two dollars per day, and it shall be the duiy of the respective boards of supervisors of the counties through which the said road shall pass to make provision for such compensation as soon as may be after the performance of the service hereby required.

CHAP. LXXVI. An ACT concerning the Salt Springs in the county of · Onondaga.

Passed March 29, 1811. HEREAS it is represented to the legislature,

that the present mode of collecting rents of the lessees of the Salt Springs, in the county of Onon

daga, created by the act entitled "An act concerning Prcamble. the Onondaga salt springs," passed April 5th, 1810,

operates oppressively on them anufacturer, and that by the abolition of the inspection of salt by said act, the quality of salt made there is depreciated in value to the manifest injury of the public : Therefore,

I. BE it enacted by the people of the state of New

Jork, represented in senate and assembly, That the act Part of for. mer aetre herein before recited, except so much thereof as relates

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duties, and except so much thereof as relates to the A. D. 1811. appointment of a superintendent, and the bail to be given by him, and except the duty of the surveyorgeneral in relation to the village lots in the villages of Salina, Liverpool and Geddes,and in relation to building on the marsh and digging canals, be and is hereby repealed; and that the several laws in relation to the said salt springs, in any wise repealed in and by the aforementioned act, be and are hereby revived, in the same manner as if they were herein particularly re-enacted.

II. And be it further enacted, That it shall and may be lawful for the superintendent of the said salt inspected springs, and the manufacturers of salt, instead of marked branding their names on the several barrels contain- with paint

instead of ing salt inspected, according to the provisions of the being ,acts hereby revived, to mark their names respectively, "rame in a legible manner, with durable paint, in letters not less than one inch in length.

III. And be it further enacted, That if any person Penaly for shall remove from off the limits of said salt reser- salt without

removing vations any salt there manufactured, without the same beingjar having been inspected and the duties thereupon paid, marked. and in case the same is packed in barrels, without the name of the superintendent branded or marked there. on, the same shall be forfeited to the use of any person who shall detect and seize the same, and the person so removing the same shall, moreover be liable to the penalty of five dollars for each bushel of salt so removed, to be recovered by any person suing for the same, one half thereof for his own use, and the other half to the use of the people of this state : Provided always, That no manufacturer who shall knowingly suf. Accesarios fer any, cask or barrel of salt to be removed from his 10 works without such marking or branding as aforesaid, of the pen. or any other person who shall use any fraud or collu."

' alty. sion with a view to evade, or to induce others to evade the payment of the duties by this act required, shall be entitled to any part of such forfeiture or penalty as Madulae aforesaid.

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