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OF THE

STATE OF NEW-YORK,

PASSED AT THE

THIRTY-NINTH, FORTIETH AND FORTY-FIRST

SESSIONS

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AND SOLD AT THEIR BOOKSTONE, CORNER OF STATE AND PEARL STREETS.

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PASSED THE THIRTY-NINTH SESSION OF THE LEGISLATURE, BEGUN AND HELD AT THE CITY OF ALBANY,

JANUARY 30, 1816.

CHAP. I.

AN ACT for the appointment of a Treasurer of this State.

Passed February 14, 1816. BE it enacted by the People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly, That Charles Z. Platt be, and he is hereby appointed Treasurer of this state, to continue in office until the twelfth day of February, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight bandred and seventeen.

CHAP. II.

AN ACT concerning the corporation for the relief of widows and

children of clergymen of the protestant Episcopal church in the stale of New-York.

Passed February 14, 1816. WHEREAS the corporation for the relief of widows and children of clergymen of the protestant Episcopal church in the state of NewYork, by their petition under their common seal, have prayed that

such provision may be made respecting them as is hereinafter con.tained; which petition appears to the Legislature to be reasonable. Tberefore,

1. Be it enacted by the people of the State of New York, repremied in Senale and Assembly, That it shall and may be lawful for the said corporation, to afford such relief as they may think proper, to the widows and children of such clergymed as have removed, or may bereafter remove from this state, after having been contributors to the funds of the said corporation; and may also, in such cases as they may think proper, repay to such clergymen as shall hereafter remove as aforesaid, after having been such contributors, the amount of their contributions, any thing in the act jocorporating the said corporation to the contrary notwithstanding.

II. And be it further enacted, Tbat it shall be lawful for the said Corporation, from time to time, to make such by laws to regulate the mener and amoupt of such relief, and the manner of making such repayment, as they may find expedient. :

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