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AN ACT to authorize the conveyance of certain real estate of John Warne,

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WHEREAS John Warne, junior, and Samuel Warne, adminis

trators of the goods and chattels, &c., of John Warne, se- Preamble. nior, late of the township of Alexandria, in the county of Hunterdon, deceased, did, at the term of October, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty-one, of the orphans' court of said county of Hunterdon, upon their exhibit, made under oath, of the debts and credits of their intestate, obtain the final order and decree of said court for the sale of the real estate of said intestate, situate in said county, and, in pursuance of said decree, did proceed to advertise and sell the same, agreeably to law-AND WHEREAS, before the making and execution of the deeds of conveyance of the lands so sold, by virtue of said decree, to the purchasers thereof, the said John Warne, junior, did clandestinely depart the state of New Jersey, without the knowledge of his co-administrator, and hath ever since, and still doth continue to absent himself, and doth neglect or refuse to make known, to his co-administrator, the place of his residence; by reason whereof no deeds of conveyance have been, or can be made to the purchasers of said real estate, without the aid of the legislature in the premises—Therefore,

Sec. 1. BE IT ENACTED by the Council and General Assembly of this State, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the same, That all deeds of conveyance of the real estate and pre- S. Warneemmises, or any part thereof, above mentioned, sold as above pas mentioned, made and executed under the hand and seal of the for lands of said Samuel Warne, alone, shall be as good and effectual, to J. Warne, deall intents and purposes, and shall vest the purchaser or pur- ceased, sold

by order of chasers thereof, or of any part thereof, with as good a title and estate therein as if the said deed or deeds had been made and court. executed under the hands and seals of both the said administrators.

Passed February 15, 1833.

A Supplement to the act entitled, “ An'act to alter and amend the act en

titled anact concerning inns and taverns,” passed June first, eighteen hundred and twenty.

Sec. I. BE IT ENACTED by the Council and General Assembly of this state, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the same, That if any person or persons shall, without a license

Fine for re- for that purpose first had and obtained, according to law, sell, tailing ardent by retail, any rum, brandy, wine, or spirits, of any kind, or spirits with

- any other liquid of which distilled spirits shall form a compoout license.

nent part, except such as are compounded or used for medicine, under the quantity of one quart, he or she so offending shall forfeit and pay, for every such offence, ten dollars, to be recovered by action of debt, with costs, in any court of record having cognizance thereof, by any person who may prosecute for the same in the name of the overseer or overseers of the poor of the township in which such offence may take place,

one half for the benefit of the person so prosecuting, and the Proviso.

residue for the use of the poor of such townships: Provided, that such prosecution shall be commenced within six calendar months after said offence shall have been committed : Provided also, that nothing in this act contained shall be so construed as to prevent or impair any prosecution or proceeding by indictment under the fourth section of the act to which this is a supplement.

Passed February 15, 1833.

A Supplement to an act entitled, “An act to incorporate the Mechanics

Bank at Paterson."

Sec. 1. BE IT ENACTED by the Council und General Assem

bly of this State, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the Affidavit of same, That it shall not be lawful for the said bank to issue any stock paid in,

As notes or bills until an affidavit, by the president and cashier, to be filed.

shall have been made and filed in the office of the secretary of state, stating that the whole of the capital stock of the said corporation shall have been subscribed, and seventy-five thousand dollars thereof paid in, conformably to the provisions of said act, and the whole of the tenth section, to which this is a supplement, be, and the same is hereby repealed.

Sec. 2. And be it enacted, That so much of the fourth secPart of a for- tion of the act, to which this is a supplement, which requires mer act re-, at least ten of the directors of said bank to be citizens of this pealed.

state, be, and the same is hereby repealed.

Passed February 15, 1833.

AN ACT to divorce Hannah Lawrence from her husband Amos Lawrence.

Sec. 1. BE IT ENACTED by the Council and General Assembly of this State, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the same, That Hannah Lawrence be, and she is hereby divorced A. Lawrence from her husband Amos Lawrence, and that the marriage con- and H. Lawtract heretofore existing between them, the said Hannah Law- rence divorcrence and Amos Lawrence her husband, be, and the same is “ hereby as fully and absolutely dissolved as if they never had been joined in matrimony.

Passed February 15, 1833.

A further Supplement to an act entitled, “An act to incorporate John

Doughty and his associates, proprietors of the Morris Aqueduct," passed the sixteenth day of November, seventeen hundred and ninety-nine.

WHEREAS it is represented to this legislature, by the proprietors Preamblo.

of the Morris Aqueduct, that many persons, who have not contracted with the said the proprietors of the Morris Aqueduct, for the use of the waters of said aqueduct, and who refuse to contract with the said proprietors, and to make any compensation for the use of said waters, are in the habit of taking water from the, penstocks, issues, and reservoirs connected with said aqueduct, erected and provided by or for the use of other persons and families, and thereby enjoy all the benefit of the supply of water afforded by said aqueduct, without making any compensation therefor-For remedy whereof,

Sec. 1. BE IT ENACTED by the Council and General Assembly of this State, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the same, That if any person shall hereafter, by himself or herself, or by any member of his or her family, or person in his or her Penalty for

drawing waemploy, and for his or her use, take any of the water of said ter from aqueduct from any penstock, issue, or fixture erected for the duct without issuing or delivering of said water, or from any cask, vessel, license of the or reservoir wherein the same shall be received, for the use of company. other person or persons, or from any vessel or reservoir which he or she may place or erect, or cause or suffer to be placed or erected, for the purpose of receiving the water that may run from said aqueduct, or from any such penstock, issue, or vessel for receiving said water for the use of such other person or persons, each and every person or persons so offending, for the first offence, shall forfeit and pay to the proprietors of the

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How to be re- Morris Aqueduct the sum of two dollars, to be recovered by covered. the said the proprietors of the Morris Aqueduct, in an action

of debt, before any court of competent jurisdiction, with costs of suit; and for every subsequent offence, shall forfeit and pay the sum of four dollars, for each offence, to be recovered by the said the proprietors of the Morris Aqueduct, in manner aforesaid, with costs.

Sec. 2. And be it enacted, That the act entitled, “ An act to

incorporate John Doughty and his associates, proprietors of The act of in- the Morris Aaneduet »

in the Morris Aqueduct," passed the sixteenth day of November, corporation and this sup- seventeen hundred and ninety-nine, the act entitled, “ A supplement to be plement to an act entitled, an act to incorporate John Doughty deemed pub- and his associates, proprietors of the Morris Aqueduct, passed lic acts.

the sixteenth day of November, seventeen hundred and ninetynine,” which last mentioned act was passed the fourteenth day of March, eighteen hundred and thirty-two, and also this present act, shall be deemed and taken as public, acts, and, as such, shall be taken notice of in all courts and places, without being specially pleaded.

Passed February 15, 1833.

AN ACT further supplementary to an act entitled, “An act to regulate

the fisheries in the river Delaware, and for other purposes,” passed the twenty-sixth day of November, eighteen hundred and eight.

Sec. 1. BE IT ENACTED by the Counci and General Assem

bly of this State, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the Penalty for same, That from and after the passing of this act, if any perfishing on son or persons, whosoever, shall cast or lay out any seine or Sunday. net in the river Delaware, within the concurrent jurisdiction of

this state and state of Pennsylvania, from sunset on Saturday until twelve o'clock on Sunday night, of each and every week, he, she, or they so offending shall forfeit and pay the sum of one hundred dollars, together with costs of suit, for each and every offence.

Sec. 2. And be it enacted, That if any person or persons shall cast, draw, or otherwise make use of any seine or net, of

sh- a larger mesh than three inches, for the purpose of catching es in seines, and times of

es of fish in the river Delaware, within the jurisdiction of this state, fishing pre- below the head of Trenton Falls, between the fifth day of June scribed. and the tenth day of July, in any year, or above the head of

Trenton Falls, of any seine or net of a larger mesh than two inches, between the tenth day of June and the tenth day of July, in any year, he, she, or they so offending shall forfeit and

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pay the sum of one hundred dollars, together with costs of suit, for each and every offence.

Sec. 3. And be it enacted, That if any person or persons shall, at any time hereafter, unlawfully make use of any gill- unlawful fishing seine or drift net in the river Delaware, within the con- ing with drift current jurisdiction of this state and the state of Pennsylvania, nets. below the Trenton Bridge, without having first entered his gilling seine or drift net fisheries, as required by this act, or the act or acts to which this is a supplement, or beyond the right angles or the shore boundaries of the said fishery so entered, or with a mesh larger than six inches and a half, or with a net longer than sixty fathoms, between the first day of March and the tenth day of July, of each and every year, every person so offending shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and, on conviction thereof, shall be punished by fine, not exceeding one hundred dollars, or by imprisonment in the county jail, not exceeding three months, or both, at the discretion of the court before which such offender or offenders shall be convicted.

Sec. 4. And be it enacted, That if any person or persons shall unlawfully cast, draw, drift, anchor, stake, or otherwise Penalty for make use of any gilling seine or drift net, for the purpose of this catching fish, in the river Delaware, within the concurrent ju- in prescribed

drift net with risdiction of this state and the state of Pennsylvania, between times. the first day of March and the tenth day of July, in each and every year, every person so offending shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and, on conviction thereof, shall be punished by fine, not exceeding one hundred dollars, or by imprisonment in the county jail, not exceeding six months, or both, at the discretion of the court before which such offender or offenders shall be convicted: Provided, that this act shall not subject to Proviso. conviction and punishment any person or persons who have been subjected to a prosecution for a penalty, as provided for in the seventh and eighth sections of the act to which this is a supplement.

SEC. 5. And be it enacted, That all the acts and parts of acts Former acts which come within the purview of this act, and are contrary repealed. to the provisions of this act, be, and the same are hereby repealed: Provided, that the said repeal shall in no wise affect Proviso.. any rights acquired under the act or acts so repealed, nor invalidate nor make void any proceedings legally had or done, of commenced under the same; but the same shall be prosecuted to judgment and execution, as though the said act or acts were not repealed: And provided also, that no section, Proviso, proviso, or part of this act shall be considered as valid or operative until the legislature of Pennsylvania shall approve of the same, by enacting a similar section, proviso, or act, in whole or in part, and that from and after the passing of such law, such parts hereof as shall be so enacted and approved shall immediately go into full force and effect.

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