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transfers made of any parts of the said loan, and to keep books
Speaker of the Senate. APPROVED-The sixteenth day of December, Anno Domini, eighteen hundred and thirty-three.
Making an appropriation for the repair of the Pennsylvania Canal and
$100,000 appresentatives of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in General the repair of
propriated for Assembly met, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the canals and same, That the sum of one hundred thousand dollars be, and rail-roads. hereby is appropriated, to the payment of expenses that have Warrant to be
drawn for the been, or may be incurred in the repair of the canals and rail. roads of this Commonwealth ; and that the Governor be au - Governor on
same by the thorized to draw his warrant on the State Treasurer, in favor of the Treas'r. the commissioners of the internal improvement fund, for the To be refund. said amount, which sum shall be refunded out of any future
ed out of any
permanent permanent loan to be hereafter authorized.
loan hereafter WM. PATTERSON,
authorized Speaker of the House of Representatives.
Speaker of the Senate. APPROVED-The twenty-third day of December, one thousand eight hundred and thirty-three.
To an act incorporating the city of Pittsburg, passed the eighteenth day
of March, one thousand cight hundred and sixtcen, The select & com. council to divide the
SECTION 1. Be it cnacted by the Senate and House of Recity of Pitts’g presentatives of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in General into 4 wards. Assembly met, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the inhabitants in same, That the members of the select and common councils of each ward to
the city of Pittsburg shall, on the first Tuesday of January be as nearly next, and yearly thereafter, meet together and divide the said equal as may city of Pittsburg into four wards or districts, so as to make the
number of taxable inhabitants of each ward of said city, as To fix and
nearly equal as may be ; and the select and common council for change the places ofhold- the time being, are hereby authorized and required to fix the ing gen, and places of holding all general and city elections for the said city clections wards, at such houses within the bounds of the respective within the
wards, and not elsewhere, and to change the same as often as bounds of the respective
public convenience may require ; and it shall not be lawful for wards. any inhabitant of said city to vote at any of said elections, ex The frcemen cept within the ward wherein he resides. of each ward
2. And be it further enacted by the authority qualified to vote for mem. aforesaid, That the frecmen of each ward of said city, qualified bers of the H. to vote for members of the House of Representatives of this R. to clcct in Commonwealth, shall meet together in their respective wards their respec. on the second Tuesday of January, and yearly thereafter, and tive wards on 2d Tuesday
clect, by ballot, one person in each and every ward, qualified of Jan. yearly to serve as members of the House of Representatives of this one person in Commonwealth, to be a member of the select council, and who cach ward, to shall hold his office for the term of three ycars; and five persons servc ir, the selectcouncil,
qualified as aforesaid, in each and every ward, to be members and 5 for the 'of the common council, who shall hold their office for the term com. council. of one year. At the samc SECTION 3. And be it further enacted by the authority time to elect aforesaid, That the citizens of the said wards shall, on the seone of the aldermen, or
cond Tuesday of January next, and on the same day yearly any citizen of thereafter, clect, by ballot, one of the aldermen of said city, or the said city any citizen of the said city qualified to be clccted a member of qualified to the House of Representatives of this Commonwealth, to be mayor serve in the of' said city, whose duty it shall be to promulgate the by-laws, Mayor soclec. rules and ordinances of the corporation, and specially to attend ted to receive to the due execution and fulfilment of the same, and who shall thc emolu.
be entitled to receive, hold and enjoy, all the emoluments which, ments, &c. of by the laws and ordinances of the corporation, may then or the office.
hereafter be annexed or attached to the office of mayor ; and To take an
the mayor clect shall take a solemn oath or affirmation, before affirmation. the president or an associate judge of the Court of Common
Pleas of Allegheny county, or the recorder of the said city for To serve till a the time being, “ well and faithfully to execute the office of successor is mayor of said city," and shall thereupon enter upon and per
elected and form the duties of the said office without any other or further in case of a
qualified. commission, and shall continue in office until a successor shall vacancy the be duly elected and qualified ; and in cases of the death, resigna- councils to tion, or removal of ihe mayor, or other vacancy in the office,
elect one for
the remainsuch vacancy shall be filled by a new election, for the remainder der of the of his term in oslice, by the said councils, within fifeen days term; within thereafter, and at least ten days notice shall be given in the 15 days, of public newspapers of said city, of the time of hdding the which 10days same: Provided, 'That no member, for the time being, of the notice to be select or common council, shall be eligible to the office of Proviso. mayor.
No member SECTION 4. And be it further enacted by the authority of the council
to aforesaid, That so much of the second section of a hw passed the eighteenth day of March, eighteen hundred and sixteen, re- The 2d seclating to the classification of the members of the sebct council tion of the act of the city of Pittsburg, shall be so altered, as that the seats of of 18th March the first class that will be vacated on the first Tuesday of Janu- 1816, altered ary next, shall be filled by the election of one from each ward,
as to the clas.
sification of as is provided in the second section of this act; and the seats the members of the sccond class, whose seats will be vacated on the first of the select Tuesday of January, eighteen hundred and thirty-fiv., shall be council. filled by the election of four persons, agreeably to the aforesaid second section; and the seats of the third class, whose seats will be vacated on the first Tuesday of January, eighteen hundred and thirty-six, shall be filled by the election of four persons, agreeably to the said sccond section of the said act.
SECTION 5. And be it further enacted by the authority Repealsaso aforesaid, That so much of the existing laws of this Common- much of the wealth as are hereby altered, be, and the same, and no more,
as is hereby are hereby repealed.
Speaker of the Senate. APPROVED—The twenty-sixth day of December, one thousand eight hundred and thirty-three.
To authorize the Orphans' Court of Dauphin county to appoint William
Ayres, of Dauphin county, trustee of Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Ayres, and her chidren.
The Orphans' Section 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of ReCourt of Duu- presentaives of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in General phin co, au- Assembly met, and it is hereby enacted by the uuthority of the application to same, Tlat the Orphans' Court of Dauphin county, upon apappoint Wm. plication, are hereby authorized to appoint William Ayres Ayres trustee trustee of Mary Elizabeth Ayres, and her children, with full of Mary E.
powers to vest the moneys of the said Mary Elizabeth in such Ayres and her children, property is he may think most advantageous for the benefit of with power to his wife and children, in room of Conrad Bucher, who has devest moneys, clined to act. &c.
SECTION 2. And be it further enacted by the authority Power to the aforesaid. That in all cases, when the said trustee may have said trustee to vested any of the aforesaid funds in the purchase of stock or sell stock or other property
real estate, and at any time thereafter he shall think it expe. and re-invest dient, or more advantageous for the benefit of his wife and the same at children, to change the same; he shall have full power to asany time he sign, trarsfer and convey, the whole or any part thereof, and may think fit, to invest, with the approbation of the Orphans' Court of Dauphin probation of county, the proceeds of the same in the purchase of any other the said court. property, as the trustee as aforesaid.
WM. PATTERSON, Speaker of the House of Representatives.
Speaker of the Senate. APPROVED-The fourteenth day of January, one thousand eight hundred and thirty-four.
To the “ Act to enable the Governor to appoint Notaries Public, and
for other purposes." Section 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Re. presentatives of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in General Assembly met, and it is hereby enacted by the authorily of the same, That the Governor be, and he is hereby authorized to
appoint four additional notaries public in the county of Alle. The Gov. augheny, one of whom shall reside in the borough of Allegheny, thorized to a
point four ad. and one in the borough of the Northern Liberties, who shall ditional notahold their offices only during the continuance of their residence ries public for in the said boroughs respectively, under the restrictions and Allegheny co. provisions contained in the act to which this is a supplement, Where to excepting, only, so much of the first proviso in the second sec- reside. tion of said act, which limits the number of notaries public in Part of origi. the county of Allegheny, which part of said proviso, and no nal act more, is hereby repealed.
repcalcd. SECTION 2. That the Governor be, and he is hereby au- The Gov. to thorized to appoint one additional notary public in the county
appoint an ad
ditional notaof Bucks, who shall reside at Doylestown, in said county, and
ry for the co. who shall hold his office only during the continuance of his re- of Bucks. sidence in said town, under the restrictions and provisions con. To reside in tained in the act to which this is a supplement.
Speaker of the Senate. APPROVED— The fourteenth day of January, one thousand eight hundred and thirty-four.
For the relief of George Hood, John Spering, John Ulrich, and Valentine
Stober, soldiers, and Margaret Lock, the widow of a rcvolutionary soldier.
SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in General Assembly met, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the same, That the State Treasurer be, and he is hereby authorized and required to pay to George Hood, of the city of Philadel. phia, to John Spering, of the county of Philadelphia, to John Ulrich, of Berks county, and to Valentine Stober, of Centre county, soldiers of the revolutionary war, or to their respective orders, forty dollars to each immediately, and an annuity of forty dollars to each, payable half yearly during life, to commence on the first day of January, one thousand eight hundred and thirty-four.
SECTION 2. The State Treasurer is hereby authorized and required to pay to Margaret Loeb, of Lebanon county, the