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a compensation for the services of the said Robert Waddle" during the revolutionary war, to hold the same as tenants in common to them and their heirs and assigns for ever.

III. And be it further enacted, That it shall be lawful for, and 200 acres to the commissioners aforesaid are required to grant letters patent to Jacob Crafts, late a soldier in the army of the United States, in the line of this state, for two hundred acres of land in the tract set apart for the use of the line of this state, to have and to hold the same to the said Jacob Crafts, his heirs and assigns in fee. IV. And be it further enacted, That the commissioners 200 acres to

the heirs of aforesaid be, and they are hereby required to grant letters pa. 1. Downs. tent to the heirs and legal representatives of James Downs, late a soldier in the line of this state, in the army of the United States, two hundred acres of land, in fee simple, in the tract set apart for the use of the line of this state, in full for the services of said James Downs. V. And be it further enacted, That the commissioners afore- 750 acres no

the heirs of said be, and they are hereby required to grant, by letters patent, 1. Wool. to the heirs and legal representatives of Isaiah Wool, deceased, late a captain in colonel Lamb's regiment in the line of this state, in the army of the United States, seven hundred and fifty acres of land, in fee simple, in the tract set apart for the use of the line of this state, in full compensation for the services of said Isaiah Wool.

VI. And be it further enacted, That it shall be lawful for, and 300 acres to the commissioners aforesaid are hereby required to grant letters Daniel patent to James Thorne, Stephen Thorne, Polly Tyson, Eliza Thorne. Bradley, Sally Thorne and John Thorne, children and heirs of Daniel Thorne, deceased, who was a soldier during the late war in Col. Lamb's regiment of artillery, for three hundred acres of land in the tract set apart for the use of the line of this state, in the army of the United States, in full compensation for the services of said Daniel Thorne, to have and to hold the same in fee simple, as tenants in common.

VII. And be it further enacted, That the commissioners 20a acres to aforesaid may, and they are hereby required to grant by letters for patent to Henry Impson, late a soldier in the line of this state, in the army of the United States, two hundred acres of land in fee, in the tract set apart for the use of the line of this state, in full compensation for the services of the said Henry Impson.

VIII. And be it further enacted, That the commissioners 200 acres ta aforesaid shall, and they are hereby directed to grant in fee, by the beingos letters patent, to Magdelane Rynnis and John Springsteen, teen. children and heirs of Hermanus Springsteen, deceased, late a soldier in Colonel Dubois' and Col. Van Cortlandt's regiments, in the line of this state, two hundred acres of land in the tract set apart for bounties to the officers and soldiers in the line of this state, serving in the army of the United States. IX. And be it further enacted, That the commissioners afore- 200 acres to

D. Reid, said grant letters patent to Daniel Reid, two hundred acres of land in fee simple, in the tract set apart for the use of the line of this state, in the army of the United States, in full compensation for his services as a soldier in said line during the late war with Great Britain.

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200 acres to X. And be it further enacted, That the commissioners aforcJ. Weed said be authorized, and they are hereby required to grant by

letter's patent, to the heirs and legal representatives of Jonathan Weed, deceased, late a soldier in Col. Marinus Willett's regiment during the revolutionary war, two hundred acres of land, in the tract set apart for the use of the line of this state, to have and to hold the same in fee, as terants in common.

Whereas Robert Simons, a native of Great Britain, emigrated to this country before the American revolution, and in an early part of the war joined Col. Lamb's regiment, in the line of this state, and served therein until he was discharged at the close of the war, and has never gained any legal settlement in any part of this state or of the United States, and is now upwards of eighty years of age, and has a wife nearly seventy years of age, both of whom are unable to maintain themselves, and have no property or relatives who are bound by law to maintain them: And whereas the overseers of the poor of the town of Harpersfield have been at much expense in the maintenance of the said Ro

bert Simons and his wife : Therefore, Trealarer to XI. Be it further enacted, That the treasurer pay, on the Po che overs* warrant of the comptroller, to the overseers of the poor of the leers of the town of Harpersfield, the sum of one hundred and eighty dol

lars, being the amount paid by them to the overseers of the poor of the town of Aurelius, pursuant to an order of the court of general sessions of the peace of the county of Delaware, on an appeal from an order of removal of the said Robert Simons and his wife from the said town of Harpersfield to the said town of Aurelius, in the year one thousand eight hundred and eleven.

poor of Har. persfield.

CHAP. cầII.
An ACT 10 repeal the acts and parts of acts therein mentioned.

Passed April 13, 1813. BE it enacted by the people of the state of New York, repre. sented in Senate and Assembly, That the twelfth and sixteenth sections of the act entitled "an act concerning the commissioners of the land office, and the settlement of lands," passed the twenty-fourth day of March, one thousand eight hundred and one, and the fourth section of the act entitled “ an act relative to certain quit rents and for other purposes," passed the seventh day of April, one thousand eight hundred and six, and all acts and parts of acts heretofore passed by the legislature of this state which come within the purview or operation of any of the acts passed during the present session of the legislature, commonly called the revised acts, shall be and the same are hereby repealed from and after the first day of Debember next : Provided however, That such repeal shall not affect any act done, right accrued or established, proceedings had, suit or prosecu. tion commenced, or penalty, forfeiture, offence or crime incur. rcd or coinmitted previous to the said first day of December next, but every such act, proceeding and right shall remain as valid, and every such suit or prosecution may lawfully proceed, and every such penalty, offence or crime be demanded, prosecuted, recovered or punished, as the case may be, as if all the

acts and parts of acts hereby intended to be repealed had re-
mained in full force : Provided, That nothing in the said revis-
ed acts contained shall be so construed as to require the ap-
pointment of any officer in pursuance of the said acts, unless
the office shall become vacant : And provided also, That all
acts and parts of acts which were repealed by any act hereby
intended to be repealed, and which have not been re-enacted
during the present session, shall continue to be so repealed :
And provided further, That the said acts passed during the
present session of the legislature, commonly called the revised
acts, shall not take effect, or be in force until the said first day
of December next, any thing in the said acts contained to the
contrary notwithstanding : And provided further, That the “ act
concerning the commissioners of the land-office, and the sale of
the unappropriated lands," the act to facilitate the discovery
and sale of the estates of attainted persons, the act concerning
deeds, the act concerning the school fund, the act concerning
the fees of the several officers and ministers of justice within
this state, the act concerning the courts of common pleas and
general sessions of the peace in the several counties of this
state, “an act for the partition of lands," “ an act to provide
against infectious and pestilential diseases," "an act to reduce
several laws relating particularly to the city of New York into
one act," an act for the assessment and collection of taxes,"
6 an act for the support of government," " an act concerning
costs," "an act relative to district attornies," o an act rela-
tive to the city of Hudson," "an act to divide this state into
counties," "an act to regulate sales by public auction and to
prevent stock jobbing," "an act relating to the city of Sche-
nectady," "an act relative to the city of Albany," and the act
for regulating elections, passed at the present session, shall be
and continue in full force, any thing in this act contained to the
contrary notwithstanding.

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CHAP. CCIII.
An ACT for the Payment of certain Officers of Government, and

for other purposcs.

. . Passed April 13, 1813. 1. BE it enacted by the people of the state of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly, That the treasurer shall compensa pay, on the warrant of the comptroller, to such of the reverend chaplains at.

tending the clergy as shall have attended the legislature as chaplains during legislature. the present session, the sum of two dollars and fifty cents for ev. ery day they have so attended, which sums shall be certified by the president of the senate or speaker of the assembly.

II. And be it further enacted, That the treasurer shall pay, on of the clerk the warrant of the comptroller, to Sebastian Visscher, clerk of of the senate

and affembly the senate, twenty-five dollars for making an index to the jour. for index to nal of the senate, and to James Van Ingen, clerk of the assem. Journals. bly, for making an index to the journal of the house of assembly, fifty dollars, together with the like allowance to the clerk of the assembly for an additional assistant clerk during the present session as was allowed for an additional assistant clerk at the last session.

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Additional III. And be it further enacted, That the clerk to the treasurer treaf-rer's of this state shall be allowed, in addition to the salary allowed

him in and by the act for the support of government, two

hundred dollars per annum. Rent and tax IV. And be it further enacted, That the treasurer shall, on the

teto warrant of the comptroller, pay the rent and taxes of the house be paid. occupied by his excellency the governor. His allow

V. And be it further enacted, That the treasurer shall on the ance for inci- warrant of the comptroller, pay to the person administering the penses. government of this state to defray the incidental expenses of

administering the government, a sum or sums not exceeding

one thousand five hundred dollars. Postage of VI. And be it further enacted, That the treasurer, on the fer official warrant of the comptroller, shall pay to George W. Mancius letters to be the amount of his account for the postage of the comptroller's paid.

official letters. Provito of an VII. And be it further enacted, That the proviso to the enactact relative ing clause of the act entitled "an act to authorise the sale of public pro- certain public property in the city of New York," passed 26th

of May, 1812, be and the same is hereby repealed, and that if New York repealed.

the mayor, aldermen and commonalty of the city of New York shall not, by the first day of November next, purchase the go. vernment house and lands adjoining, then the authority given to the comptroller in and by said act to sell the said house and

land shall cease. Allowance to VIII. And be it further enacted, That the treasurer shall,

on the warrant of the comptroller, pay to Benjamin V. Clench B. V. Clench.

such sum as the comptroller shall deem a reasonable compensation for his services in the month of December last as auc.

tioneer for the comptroller in selling lands for arrears of taxes. Secretary to IX. And be it further enacted, That the expenses incurred be allowed by the secretary of this state for printing and transmitting to printing and the several county clerks in this state the act entitled “an act flection law to regulate elections,” passed the 29th day of March last, agree

ably to the directions of the concurrent resolution of the senate and assembly of the thirtieth day of March last, shall be paid by the treasurer, on the warrant of the comptroller.

X. And be it further enacted, That the treasurer, on the war. ed cero rant of the comptroller, shall pay to the surveyor-general the lain expenses amount of his account of expenses in exploring the Scawyees incurred.

rapids and Seneca falls, pursuant to concurrent resolutions of

the senate and assembly of the 21st day of March, 1812. State prison XI. And be it further enacted, That the treasurer, on the war. agent to be

rant of the comptroller, shall pay to the agent of the state prinot exceed son a sum not exceeding fifteen thousand dollars, in such sum

or sums and at such time or times as the inspectors may re

quire, for the support of the institution. Surveyor XII. And be il further enacted, That the treasurer shall, on Try to hear the warrant of the comptroller, pay to Simeon, De Witt, sur3000 dollars veyor-general of this state, for his salary from the first day of

July last until the seventeenth day of February last, at and after

the rate of two thousand dollars per annum. Stratford re. XIII. And be it further enacted, That the comptroller is hereturn of raxes for 1812 low by authorised to amend, according to the original tax list, the co be made.

de return of unpaid taxes of the town of Stratford, in the county of

Surveyor general to be

paid a fum

ing 15,000 dollars.

Montgomery, for the year one thousand eight hundred and eleven, and when so amended it shall in all respects have the same effect as if it had been correct when returned.

XIV, And be it further enacted, That it shall be lawful for R. Duncan to the attorney-general to convey to Richard Duncan the right, receive.com title and interest of the people of this state in and to a certain certain lot in

the Royal lot of land in the Royal Grant heretofore sold by the attorney- Grant. general under a mortgage to the said people, and purchased in by him for and on behalf of said people, whenever the said Richard Duncan shall have first paid the interest due to this state on the debt which the said mortgage was intended to se. cure, and shall give and execute his bond for the payment of the principal of the said debt in five equal annual instalments, with interest annually, and shall also secure the payment there. of by a mortgage on land to the satisfaction of the attorney-general, provided the said interest shall be so paid, and the said securities be executed on or before the first day of July next. XV. And be it further enacted, That it shall be lawsul for Rent in ar.

rear, &c. on the comptroller to pay the rent in arrear and extinguish the the artenal ground rent reserved on the arsenal lot in the town of Colonie lot to be paid. and county of Albany, and to draw his warrant on the treasurer for the sum which may be necessary for the purposes aforesaid.

XVI. And be it further enacted, 'That it shall be lawful for Timber may Sylvanus Smally and Zebulon Douglass, commissioners ap- from state pointed by law to build a bridge across the Oneida creek, in the bridge build town of Lenox, in the county of Madison, to take the timber across Onei.

da creek. necessary for building the said bridge from any of the land be. longing to the people of this state. XVII. And be it further enacted, That it shall not be lawful Penalty for

keeping pow. to deposit powder in the public arsenal, situate in the town of der in the Colonie, in the county of Albany, and that if any powder shall antenatico be deposited in the said arsenal, it shall be the duty of the su- nic. perintendent thereof to remove the same without delay after he shall receive notice thereof, and in case of his default he shall incur the penalty of one hundred dollars, to be recovered by an action of debt. with costs, in the name of any person who will sue for the same, the one half to be for his own use and the other for the use of the overseers of the poor of the said town.

Whereas Alexander Don, son and one of the heirs of William Don, late of the city of Albany, deceased, and Janet Don, widow and relict of the said William Don, for herself, and as guardian for the remaining four children of the said William, have by their petition represented to the legislature that the said William did in his life-time purchase lots number one hundred and thirteen and one hundred and twenty-five in the late Oneida reservation, and received of the surveyor-general certificates of said purchase ; that a part of the purchase money, with the interest, is still due to the people of this state, which they are unable to pay, and that valuable improvements have been made on said lots : Therefore, XVIII. Be it further enacted, That it shall be lawful for the Heirs of w.

and Don relicy. surveyor-general to sell said lots number one hundred and ed. thirteen and one hundred and twenty-five, in the manner unappropriated lands are required to be sold, and in case said lots

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