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Chap. 4.
AN ACT to repeal the act entitled “ An act to

authorize the election of a special judge and
surrogate in the county of Essex.”

Passed January 28, 1860. The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows :

SECTION 1. The act entitled “An act to authorize the election of a special judge and surrogate in the county of Essex," passed April fifteenth, in the year one thousand eight hundred and fifty-seven, is hereby repealed.

Act repeal. od.

Chap. 5.
AN ACT to legalize the acts of John Kelly as

plankroad inspector.

Passed January 28, 1860. The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows :

Section 1. All proceedings and official acts by John Kelly, of the city of Buffalo, as plankroad inspector of the county of Erie, since the first day of January, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-nine, shall be deemed to be of the

same force and validity as if said John Kelly had qualified as such plankroad inspector, in the manner and within the time required by law.

$ 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

Oficial acts declared valid.

Chap. 6. AN ACT to authorize county clerks to enter satisfaction of judgments in certain cases.

Passed January 28, 1860. The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows :

SECTION 1. Upon the payment to the sheriff of a Sheriff may county of the amount due upon any execution in his tified copies hands, issued upon a judgment obtained in any other tions when county, such sheriff shall, on demand, deliver to the satisfied. person paying the same, a copy of such execution, and of his indorsement of satisfaction thereon, and shall certify the same to be a copy, and shall be entitled to receive twenty-five cents therefor; and upon filing such

certified copy with the clerk of the first mentioned | county, such clerk shall enter satisfaction of the said Clerk to

judgment upon the docket, in the same manner and with faction or the like effect as if the said judgment had been obtained judgement in such county and the original execution had been returned satisfied; but nothing herein contained shall exempt the sheriff from returning the original execution to the clerk of the county in which the judgment was obtained.

S 2. Satisfaction of such judgment may also be entered Satisfaction by the clerk of any county where the same shall have may be en been docketed, upon producing to and filing with such terend by clerk the certificate of the clerk with whom the copy of clerk. the execution and indorsement of satisfaction was filed, as aforesaid, stating that such copy has been filed and such judgment discharged.

$ 3. This act shall take effect immediately.

upon docket be raised by

Chap. 7.
AN ACT authorizing the trustees of School Dis-

trict No. Twelve, in the towns of Ridgeway and

Shelby, Orleans county, to raise money by tax. Passed January 28, 1860; three-fifths being present.

The People of the State of New York, represented in

Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows : Money may SECTION 1. The trustees of school district number trustees if twelve, in the towns of Ridgeway and Shelby, Orleans

county, are hereby authorized, upon a vote of a majority of all the taxable inhabitants of said district at any school district meeting of said district regularly called, to levy and assess upon the taxable property of said district, and collect the sum of two hundred dollars, to be applied to the purchase, protection and cultivation of shade trees around and upon the school grounds of said district, and

to be applied to no other purpose. May levy S 2. The trustees of said district are hereby authorized

to levy upon the taxable property of said district, and collect the sum of fifty dollars in any one year hereafter, for the purposes named in the first section of this act, upon the vote of a majority of the taxable inhabitants of said district present at any annual meeting thereof.

$ 3. This act shall take effect immediately.

tax

Chap. 8.

AN ACT in relation to the

poor
house and

pau-
pers in Dutchess county.
Passed January 28, 1860; three-fifths being present.

The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows :

S 1. Walter Wodell, of the town of Washington, William S. Ketcham, of the town of Dover, William

Commio blonorn,

Herrick, of the town of Pleasant Valley, and Phænix powers and Bockee, of the town of Northeast, in Dutchess county,

duties of. are hereby appointed commissioners, with full power, at such time as to them shall seem best, to sell at public auction at the court house in the city of Poughkeepsie, on at least three weeks' previous notice in the Poughkeepsie Eagle and Telegraph, in parcels or otherwise, the poor house lands upon which the paupers of Dutchess county are kept, and give a good and sufficient conveyance or conveyances therefor, in the name of said county; and with so much of the proceeds of such sale as may be necessary, the said commissioners are hereby authorized, upon such terms of payment as to them shall seem best, to purchase other farming lands near the center of said county, upon which to keep the paupers in Dutchess county, and take a conveyance therefor in the name of the county of Dutchess, and remove thereon the paupers, stock, farming utensils, furniture and personal property of said county which may be on the present poor house farm.

S 2. That in constructing suitable buildings upon any Proceeds of farming lands they may purchase, the said commissioners espended. have power and are hereby authorized to use the unexpended balance of the proceeds of the sale of the present poor house lands, and such additional sum or sums of money as may be necessary, not to exceed five thousand dollars, to be by them borrowed in the name and upon the credit of the county of Dutchess, to be paid in five equal annual installments, with interest annually on the whole principal unpaid, and a tax upon the taxable property of the county of Dutchess shall be levied by the board of supervisors of said county at each annual meeting of such board next preceding the maturity of each of such installments, to provide for the payment thereof, together with the yearly accumulating interest on the whole sum unpaid.

S 3. In case any of said commissioners shall die, Vacancy in resign or remove from the county, his office shall thereby commisbe vacated, but the act of the others shall be valid until sioner, do. the chairman of the board of supervisors of said county shall, by appointment in writing, duly executed and acknowledged, so as to entitle it to be recorded, appoint some person to fill such vacancy, and such appointment

shall be recorded in the office of the clerk of the county of Dutchess, in the book kept for miscellaneous records, and such record shall in all places be evidence of such appointment, and the vacancy thereby filled.

$ 4. All laws in conflict with this act are hereby repealed, as far as they relate to Dutchess county.

S 5. This act shall take effect immediately.

Chap 9.
AN ACT in relation to the fees of the county

treasurer in the county of St. Lawrence. Passed January 28, 1860; three-fifths being present.

The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact us follows :

SECTION 1. The county treasurer of the county of St. Lawrence shall hereafter receive for his services, instead of the fees now allowed by law, such compensation as shall be fixed by the board of supervisors of said county, not exceeding the half of one per cent for receiving, and the half of one per cent for disbursing, and in no case to exceed the sum of one thousand dollars.

$2. This act shall take effect immediately.

Compensa. tion.

Chap 10.
AN ACT relative to railroads in the city of New

York.

Passed January 30, 1860. The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows:

Section 1. It shall not be lawful hereafter to lay, construct or operate any railroad in, upon or along any or either of the streets or avenues of the city of New

Railroads in city of New York.

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