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$om testaments, lands and real estate are devised to, or whenev

to er by any deed, lands and real estate are conveyed to or in oria trust for any person or persons for life, or until the happen...}}..." ing of some event in such will or deed named, and said ...o-lands and real estate so devised or conveyed, shall or have

to become chargeable with or liable to taxes or assessments, Horus for the payment whereof no adequate provision is made in .." such will, or afforded by the estate of the testator, or prosale of the vided for in such deed, and such lands and real estate have "o been sold or shall be liable to be sold for such taxes or assessments by virtue of any laws of this state, whereby the interests of the owner or owners of the particular estate or of the estate in remainder in said lands and real estate, and named in said will, or said deed, may be injured or impaired, it shall be lawful for the court of chancery of this state, upon application of any such owner or owners, and upon consideration of the circumstances of the case to appoint a trustee or trustees for all said owners, and to order and decree that such trustee or trustees or the survivor of them, shall sell and convey such land and real estate or any part .."... thereof, which trustee or trustees shall give such bonds for

give bonds, - *"...; the faithful performance of his or their trust, and shall proper- - old make such sale as said chancellor may direct; and when *... such decree shall be made and such bond given, said trustee !'...'", or trustees or survivor may sell and convey said lands and tool. real estate free, clear, and discharged of any interest of said Of the chan- - Cellor. owners therein; and the proceeds of such sale, after the payment of said taxes or assessments, shall be held by such trustee, subject to the provisions of said will or said deed relating to said lands and real estate, in such manner as the chancellor may direct. 2. And be it enacted, That this act shall take effect immediately. Approved February 18, 1874.

CHAPTER LXIV.

An act to defray the expense of the constitutional com- mission.

1. BE IT ENACTED by the Senate and General Assembly of Treasurer the State of New Jersey, That for the purpose of defraying ...f the expense of the constitutional commission appointed by of

the governor in pursuance of a joint resolution approved ory April furth, eighteen hundred and seventy-three, the treas-o" urer of this state is hereby directed to pay, upon the war- ". rant of the comptroller, the following sums: for the expenses of stationery, printing, postage, &c., incurred by said commission in the performance of their duties, an amount not exceeding six hundred and seventy-five dollars; to the president and each of the members, the sum of three hundred dollars for the entire session or proportionately for any part of the session; to each of the secretaries, the sum of five hundred dollars, and to the sergeant-at-arms, the sum of one hundred dollars.

2. And be it enacted, that this act shall take effect immediately.

Approved February 19, 1874.

CHAPTER XCII.

A further supplement to the act entitled, “An act for the better securing the property of married women,” approved March twenty-fifth, eighteen hundred and fiftytWO.

1. BE IT ENACTED by the Senate and General Assembly of

the State of New Jersey, That any married woman who now Married woullen

is, or may hereafter become entitled, by gift, devise, or be-out,

!... quest, to any contingent estate, or interest in any real

!",9. personal property or estate, may, with the concurrence in ot" of her husband, compound and receipt for, assign and con... .". vey the same, in all cases where she lawfully might, if a

o: feme sole; and every release, receipt, assignment, discharge, personal agreement, covenant, or contract, thereupon entered into by "" her in, regard to the same and to the said property, shall be Allo!: as valid and binding in every respect, upon her, her heirs, tonto executors, administrators, and assigns, and any and all per!...non sons claiming under her, them or either of them, as if she to . It were, at the time of entering into the same, a feme sole, shower... and, when duly executed and acknowledged in the manner

a feme sole - in.'..." provided by law for conveyance of real estate, may be re..",".. corded in the surrogate's office, and whenever it relates to pers. real estate, in the clerk's or register's office, of the proper county or counties, in the same manner and with like effect as other receipts and discharges may now be recorded therein. 2. And be it enacted, That this act shall take effect immediately. Approved February 26, 1874.

CHAPTER CXIV
An act relative to the Public Printing.

so". 1. BE IT ENACTED by the Senate and General Assembly of the done. State of New Jersey, That the laws enacted at each session of the legislature shall hereafter be printed in the same general style in which the volume of laws was printed in the year one thousand eight hundred and seventy-one, excepting that the laws shall be collated and indexed under the three heads of general public acts, special public acts, and private acts; also, that the legislative documents shall be hereafter printed in the same style in which the said work was done in the year one thousand eight hundred and seventy-one ; also, that the journals of the senate and minutes of the joint meetings, and executive sessions, and the minutes of the house of assembly shall be printed hereaft. r in a compact and workmanlike style; also, that the public bills ordered by either branch of the legislature shall be printed on good writing paper, with pica type, each page to contain thirty-one lines; and the prices to be paid for the said printing shall be as follows: for printing three thousand copies of the session laws, the sum of forty dollars per sheet of sixteen pages; for printing one thousand copies of prices for the journal of the senate with the minutes of the joint of meetings, and one thousand copies of the minutes of the presswork. house of assembly, the sum of thirty dollars per sheet of sixteen pages; for printing one thousand copies of the legislative documents, at the rate of one dollar per thousand ems for composition, and one dollar per token of two hundred and fifty impressions of sixteen pages for press work; for printing two hundred copies of the public bills, ordered by either branch of the legislature, at the rate of seven dollars per sheet of four foolscap pages; and for printing the pamphlets and other papers ordered by the legislature, at the rate of one dollar per thousand ems for composition, and one dollar per token of two hundred and fifty impressions of sixteen pages for the press work; provided, that in all Proviso. cases where rule and figure work is required, the price for composition shall be double the rates above stated ; and where matter requires two justifications, without rules, one price and a half shall be paid; and provided further, that Proviso. one dollar extra per page, shall be paid for printing all indices and tables of contents set in bourgeois type in the session laws, journals of senate, and minutes of the house of assembly. 2. And be it enacted, That the above prices shall include roung all the expenses incident to the printing and delivery to the ostate treasurer of all documents ordered except folding and offex. stitching, which shall be charged at the current prices for " such work, and the paper, which shall be of good quality and of the following description: for the documents, journals, and minutes, white calendered printing paper, twenty-$!!..." four by thirty-eight inches in size, weighing not less than paper. forty-four pounds to the ream of four hundred and eighty sheets; for the laws, the same size as for the journals, and to weigh not less than fifty pounds to the ream of four hundred and eighty sheets; for the bills, to be on good flatcap paper, weighing fourteen pounds to the ream; the price to

.** * be allowed for such paper shall be at the lowest rate per - pound at which the same is sold by paper dealers in New York or Philadelphia during the first week in January; and satisfactory evidence of the price of such papers within the said period shall be submitted to the comptroller, before the allowance by him of any bill for paper on which any public printing shall be executed. Ho. 3. And be it enacted, That all messages, pamphlets, reports, Oculile:1ts - * - - or other documents which are deemed of sufficient public importance to be printed and bound for preservation, shall hereafter be embraced in one volume, under the title of “Legislative Documents;” and no document or report shall be embraced in said volume, unless so ordered by the joint committee on printing; and when said joint committee shall order any document to be printed in the said volume of documents, there shall be one thousand copies thereof printed, which documents shall be numbered in the order in which they are ordered to be printed, and the governor's annual message shall be classed as document number one in said volume; when any document shall be ordered to be printed more than once, at periods more than four days apart, the printer thereof shall be entitled to charge for composition as above provided for, each time the document shall be so printed, and in no other case shall more than one composition be paid for the printing of such reports or documents. Soor 4. And be it enacted, That in conformity with the act apJournal and proved April sixteenth, one thousand eight hundred and §o, forty-six, it shall be the duty of the clerk of the general as!o sembly and the secretary of the senate to deliver copies com!on pleted of the journals of their respective houses, to the persons employed to print the same, within thirty days after the close of the session of the legislature ; and in the event jo or of the said clerk and secretary failing to deliver such copailure. - - - - - - - - - ies as provided for in this section, they shall forfeit to the treasurer, for the use of the state, one hundred dollars of their salary. Inos how 5. And be it enacted, That the indices to the pamphlet Woom. laws, to the journal of the senate, the minutes of the house |...}}'' of assembly, and the legislative documents, shall be hereafthe work, ter made out by the person or persons respectively who may be employed to execute said printing ; and the sum of one hundred dollars each shall be allowed the said printers for compiling such indices; provided, that said indices shall be

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