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1. An act to incorporate the Pennsylvania Infirmary, for diseases
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2 An act to authorise the committee of Jonas Potts, a lunatic, to

sell and convey certain real estate.
3. A supplement to the act entitled an act enabling the governor

to incorporate a company for making an artificial road from
the state line, near the town of Emmitsburg, in the state of
Maryland, through Waynesburg, Greencastle and Mercers-
burg, to intersect the Chambersburg and Bedford turnpike
road, at or 'near the east end of M'Connelsburg, passed 29th

day of January, 1816,
4. An act authorising William Scott to sell and convey several

tracts of land, of which Francis Armstrong died seized.
5. An act to improve certain public road crossieg the Blue

mountan at the ice commonly called the Little Gap, in

Northampton courty.
6. An act to extend the act entitled, An act to incorporate the

Marine Insurance company of Philadelphia, and the act en-
titled An act to incorporate a company for erecting a bridge
over the river Susquehanna, at the town of Danville, pass-

ed 19th March, 1816.
7. An act incorporating the Chesapeake and Ohio canal company.
8. A further supplement to the act, entitled An act to improve

the navigation of the river Lackawaxen, passed March 13,

1823. 9. An act supplementary to an act entitled An act for the es

tablishment of a college at the borough of Carlisle, in the

county of Cumberland, in the state of Pennsylvania. 3. An act authorising the governor to incorporate the Tioga

navigation company. 11. An act to authorise the governor to incorporate, a company

to make a lock navigation on the east branch of the river

Schuylkill, called Little Schuylkill. 12 An act supplementary to the act, entitled A further supple

ment to the several acts to incorporate the Union canal com

pany of Pennsylvania. ? 13. An act to repeal the act of eighteen hundred and twenty

four, relative to the education of the poor.
14. An act concerning the closing of certain public passages, or

stairways, leading from South Front strect to Water street,
in the city of Philadelphia.

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15. An act for the relief of the surviving children of Col.

George Wilson, deceased, an officer of the revolution. 54 16. An act to provide for the commencement of a canal to

be constructed at the expense of the state, and to be styled
the Pennsylvania canal.

55 17. An act authorising the election of additional constables in certain townships therein mentioned, and for other purposes.

59 18. A further supplement to an act, entitled An act to alter the

judiciary system of this commonwealth. 19. An act altering the times of holding the courts, in the sixth judicial district.

63 20. An act supplementary to the several acts to incorporate the Union canal company of Pennsylvania.

64 21. An act for the relief of Justus Sterigere, a soldier of the revolution.

65 22. An act granting compensation to John Teel, and the lineal

heirs of Francis Mills, for donation tracts to which they are en

titled.
23. An act authorising the election of a constable in the borough

of Kittanning, in the county of Armstrong, and for other pur-
poses.

67 24. An act to exempt the halls of the Franklin Institute, and the

library company, of Philadelphia, from the payment of taxes. 68 25. An act to annex the county of Huntingdon to the middle district of the supreme court.

69 26. An act for the relief of William Linto ind John Bain, soldiers of the revolution.

70 27. A further supplement to an act, entitled An act to incorporate the district of Spring Garden.

71 28 An act to amend the act, entitled An act incorporating the Chesapeake and Ohio canal company.

73 29. A supplement to an act, entitled An act incorporating the Western University of Pennsylvania.

74 30. An act for the establishment of a college at Easton, in the county of Northampton.

76 31. An act authorising the governor to incorporate the Lackawana and Susquehanna rail road company.

80 32. An act to enable the governor to incorporate a company to

make an artificial road from Phillipsburg, in Centre coun-
ty, to Ebensburg, in Cambria county; to reduce the number
of shares in the Ebensburg and Conemaugh turnpike road;
and also to incorporate a company for making a turnpike
road from the borough of Indiana, in the county of Indiana,
to the city of Pittsburg, and for other purposes.

90 33. An act to empower Henry Conwell, Catholic bishop of Philadel

phia, to sell and convey a certain lot of ground therein
mentioned, and for other purposes.

104 34. An act for the partition of certain lands in Armstrong and. Jefferson counties.

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dent, managers and company, for erecting a bridge over the
Susquehanna river, in the county of Lancaster, at or near the
town of Columbia, to recover debts due to them, and for oth-
er purposes.

108 * An act for the relief of Washington College

109 An act for the relief of Jefferson College.

109 supplement to the acts incorporating the towns of Gettysburg, in the county of Adams, Meadville, in the county of Crawford, and Uniontown, in the county of Fayette, and to incorporate the towns of Jersey Shore and Pennsborough, in the county of Lycoming, and for other purposes.

110 3. An act for extending the time of holding the courts of quarter

sessions of the peace in the counties of Berks and Bucks, and
for the better regulation of the borough of Reading.

115 4). An act extending the time for erecting

a bridge over the northeast branch of the river Susquehanna, between the town of Cattavissa and the mouth of Fishing creek, and also for extending the charter of the Washington and Bedford turnpike road companies, and for other purposes.

117 41. An act to enable the executors of Lewis Reitz, deceased, to sell

and convey certain real estate, and for other purposes. 119 42. An act making further appropriation to the erection of a penitentiary in the county of Philadelphia.

122 13. An act for the relief of sundry soldiers and heirs of soldiers of the revolutionar var.

122 4. An act for the relier of Henry M'Henry and James Hadley, soldiers of the revolution.

124 45. An act to authorise the governor of this commonwealth to in

corporate a company for erecting a bridge over the river Lehigh, at Kuntz's Ford, in the counties of Lehigh and Northampton, and also to authorise the governor to incorporate the Lehigh Water Gap bridge company.

125 46. A further supplement to the act entitled An act laying a tax on dogs in certain counties, and for other purposes.

132 47. An act to incorporate the subscribers to the articles of associa

tion for the purpose of establishing and condueting an institution for the confinement and reformation of youthful delinquents, under the title of the House of Refuge.

133 48. An act authorising the executors of Robert Brooke, and others, to sell and convey certain real estate

136 49. An act authorising the governor to incorporate the Susquehanna and Lehigh canal company.

140 50. An act to give effect to the provisions of the constitution of the

United States, relative to fugitives from labor, for the protec

tion of free people of color, and to prevent kidnapping. 150 51. An act to declare the consent of the legislature of the common

wealth of Pennsylvania, to use the waters of the river Dela-
ware, for the purposes therein mentioned.

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PAGE 52. A further supplement to the act entitled An act to incorporate

the president, managers and company, of the Luzerne and
Wayne county turnpike road, and to the act entitled An act
authorising the governor to incorporate the Washington and
Pittsburg turnpike road company; and a supplement to an
act enabling the governor to incorporate the president, man-
agers and company, of the Easton and Wilkesbarre turn-
pike road.

159 53. A supplement to an act entitled An act to recharter certain banks, passed 25th day of March, 1824.

160 54. An act further supplementary to the act entitled An act to pro

vide for the erection of a state penitentiary on the public land
adjoining the town of Allegheny, opposite Pittsburg, in the
corinty of Allegheny, and for other purposes.

161 55. An act further to continue an act to encourage the warranting

and patenting of lands north and west of the rivers Ohio and
Allegheny, and Conewanga creek.

162 56. An act relating to auctions

163 57. An act establishing an internal improvement fund.

166 58. An act authorising a loan for the commencement of the construction of the Pennsylvania canal, and for other purposes.

168 59 An act to empower the board of health to purchase and hold certain real estate, and for other purposes.

171 60. An act authorising the governor to incorporate the Susquehanna and Delaware canal and rail road company.

173 61. A supplement to an act, entitled An ag for the better con

firmation of the estates of persons holding or claiming under
feme coverts, and for establishing a mode in which husband
and wise may bereafter convey their estates.

187 62. An act to enable the governor to incorporate the Northumber:

land canal and water right company, and to authorise David
Bunnel to convey water into the boreugh of Bethany.

188 6S. An act to incorporate the Dauphin and Susquehanna coal company.

198 64. A supplement to the act, entitled An act for the sale of lands,

late the estate of John Nicholson and Peter Baynton, on
which the state has a lien, and for other purposes.

202 65. An act for the relief of sundry soldiers of the revolutionary war, and for other purposes.

202 66. An act to enable grand jurors to administer oaths or affirma. tions to witnesses.

204 67. A further supplement to the act, entitled An act to improve

the navigation of the river Lackawaxen, passed March 13,
1825.

204 68. An act securing to owners of lots adjoining the river Susque:

hanna, in the borough of Marietta, the right of erecting and
maintaining wharves opposite their respective lots.

,207 69. An act relative to certain state roads therein mentioned. 208 70. An act to try the validity of the charter of the Harrisburg canal, fire insurance and water company.

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PAGE 71. An act to incorporate the Columbia, Lancaster and Philadel.

phia rail road company. 72. An act relating to collateral inheritances.

227 73. An act making appropriations to defray certain expenses of govertment, and for other purposes.

250 74. An act supplementary to the act, entitled An act for the estab

lishment of a college at Canonsburg, in the county of Wash

ington, in the commonwealth of Pennsylvania,
73. An act giving the assent of this state to an act of the general

assembly of Maryland, entitled An act to incorporate the Sus-
quebanna and Patapsco canal company.

234 76. An act for the relief of Sarah Grove, widow of Peter Grove, an officer of the revolution.

240 77. An act to apnul the marriage of William Allen and Catharine

Ann Allen, (late Speigley and confirming the marriage of
Edward Larkins and the said Catharine Ann Allen, and foc
other purposes.

240 78. An act to incorporate the Danville and Pottsville rail road company

242 79. A further supplement to the act, entitled An act to establish

a board of wardens for the port of Philadelphia, and for the
regulation of pilots and pilotages, and for other purposes
therein mentioned.

255 80. A supplement to the intestate law of this commonwealth. 255 81. Ao act for the relief of Humphrey Andrews, a soldier of the revolution.

256 82. An act for the relief of sundry widows of soldiers of the revolutionary war.

256 83. An act establishing a bank in the borough of Erie, in the county of Erie.

25T 84. An act to incorporate the Kensington Bank, of the county of Philadelphia

258 85. An act providing for the gradual collection of moneys due to the commonwealth for lands,

260 86. A further supplement to the act, entitled an act to alter the juiciary system of this coinmonwealth.

263 87. An act to authorise the governor to incorporate two companies,

to make an artificial road from Potter's old fort, in Centre
county, to the Juniata turnpike road, at any point between the

Yellow Springs and Water Street, in Huntingdon county, 265 88. An act relating to Connecticut settlers.

270 89. An act authorising compensation to William Feather, for dainages done by a certain state road.

270 90. An act to appoint commissioners to open and improve the state

road leading from Pennsborough, in Lycoming county, to

Meansville, in Bradford county. 91. An act for the relief of Mary Williams, widow of captain

Joshua Williams, an officer of the revolution

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