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A Supplement to the act entitled, " An act to incorporate the Belviders
Whereas the legislature of the state of Pennsylvania, by an reamble. act entjtjecjj ^n act t0 incorporate the Belvidere Bridge Company, have ratified and confirmed the said act of the legislature of this state, entitled an act to incorporate the Belvidere Bridge Company, as fully and amply as if the same had been re-enacted at large section by section, except that instead of the tolls, which by tenth section of the said act, the said company is entitled to demand and receive, the amount to be by them demanded and taken on the following subjects, shall not exceed the following rates, to wit:—
For every cse&h, landau, Phseton, or other pleasure carriage with four wheels drawn by four horses, the sum of fifty cents, and for the like carriages with two horses, the sum of thirty-seven and a half cents.
For every wagon with four horses, the sum of fifty cents, and for every carriage of the same description drawn by two horses, the sum of thirty-one and one fourth cents.
For every chaise, riding chair, sulkey, cart, or other two wheeled carriage or sled with two horses, the sum of thirtyone and one fourth cents, and for the same with one horse, the sum of eighteen and three-fourths cents—therefore,
Sec. 1. Be It Enacted by the Council and General Assembly of this State, and it is herely enacted by the authority of the tame, That the said act to which this is a supplement, so modFormer act ;^e(^ an^ confirmed by tne said act of the legislature of Pennmodified and sylvania, shall go into immediate effect and operation, the same tollH reduced, is if the act of the legislature of Pennsylvania had vested the like powers and authority in the subscribers to the said capital stock of erecting a bridge at the place aforesaid, and of extending the same from shore to shore, with as full and ample powers, privileges and franchises, and emoluments, as to the said company are given by the act to which this is a supplement, and that so much of the tenth section of the act to which this is a supplement as is contradictory to the said act of the legislature of Pennsylvania and this supplement, be and the same is hereby repealed, Passed February 27, J 833.
AN ACT to authorize Ann Hendrickson, administratrix of William Hen' drickson, deceased, to fulfil certain contracts respecting real estate, made by the said William Hendrickson, deceased.
Whereas it is represented to the legislature, that William Hendrickson late of the township of Lawrence in the county of Hunterdon, deceased, being seized in fee simple of a certain Jot of land situate in the said township, did, in his life time, enter into an agreement in writing to sell and convey unto the Delaware and Raritan Canal Company, so much of the said lot or parcel of land, as should be necessary for the construction and use of the said canal, in passing through and over the same, and that in pursuance of the said agreement, the said company, in the life time of the said William Hendrickson, did enter upon the said land, and have constructed their canal through the same, and that the said William Hendrickson, died without having executed a deed in pursuance of the said agreement—And Whereas it is also represented that the said William Hendrickson, and one Israel Hendrickson, being severally entitled, as tenants in common, in fee simple, to one equal undivided moiety or half part of a certain farm or plantation, whereof Philip Hendrickson died seized, situate in the township of Lawrence aforesaid, did enter into an agreement in writing, to make partition of the said farm amicably between them, in pursuance of which said agreement, a partition of the said farm was made into two equal shares or parts, and the metes and bounds of each share ascertained; but that no release was ever executed between the said parties.—And Whereas the said William Hendrickson departed this life intestate, leaving Ann Hendrickson, his widow, and four infant children, his heirs at law; And Whereas the said Ann Hendrickson, to whom letters of administration upon the estate of the said William Hendrickson, deceased, have been committed, hath by her petition to the legislature, prayed that she might be authorized to fulfil the said contracts, and the prayer of the said petition appearing to be just and reasonable—therefore,
Sec 1. Be It Enacted by the Council and General Assembly of this State, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of Vie same, That Ann Hendrickson, administratrix of William Hen- A. Hendrickdrickson, deceased, be, and she is hereby authorized and em- ^ntTMltho,ijl" powered to make, execute, and deliver to the Delaware and ccrtmnlamfc Raritan Canal Company, a sufficient deed of conveyance in of w. Henfee simple, for so much of the said lot of land, as may have drickson, dec. been found necessary for the construction and use of the said l°nf canal, which said deed of conveyance when duly made and canal Comexecuted, shall be as good and effectual to all intents and pur- pany.
poses, as if executed by the said William Hendrickson and Ann his wife, in the lifetime of the said William Hendrickson, and shall vest the title to the land thereby conveyed to the said Delaware and Raritan Canal Company. 1
Sec. 2. And be it enacted, That the said Ann Hendrickson, Authorized administratrix as aforesaid, be, and she is hereby authorized to release ccr- an(j empowered to make, execute, and deliver, unto the said j""elayent0 Israel Hendrickson, a good and sufficient release and quitdrickson. 'claim for all that part of the said farm or plantation whereof Philip Hendrickson died seized, which was assigned and set off to the said Israel Hendrickson, under and by virtue of the said agreement so as aforesaid entered into between the said Israel Hendrickson and William Hendrickson; which said deed of release, when duly made and executed, shall be as good and effectual, to all intents and purposes, as if executed by the said William Hendrickson and Ann his wife in the lifetime of the said William Hendrickson. Passed February 28, 1833.
AN ACT to defray incidental charges.
Sec. 1. Be It Enacted by the Council and General AssemCertain inci ^ °f '^,s ^iate' and JS hereby enacted by the authority of the Iimiii nling same, That it shall be lawful for the treasurer of this state to cs directed to pay the several persons, herein after named, the following be paid. sums, to wit:
To William Grant, for journal for use of state; for Lehigh coal; for postage; for expenses going to, and returning from Philadelphia, four times, on business relative to school fund, under direction of trustees, seventy-nine dollars, sixty-seven cents.
To Joseph Boroughs, for eleven cords of hickory wood, for use of state house, sixty dollars, fifty cents.
To Elisha Reeves, for eight cords hickory wood, for use of state house, forty-eight dollars.
To John Kimbury, for sawing and splitting wood at state house, seven dollars.
To Daniel Fenton, for paper, ink, quills, letter stamps, pencils, paper folders, &c, fifty-one dollars, thirty-eight cents.
To T. R. Sterling, for candles for use of state house, fifty dollars, sixteen cents.
To William A. Benjamin, for desk locks in state house, &c, eight dollars, ninety-three cents.
To Daniel Child, for putting on desk locks in state house, one dollar, fifty cents.
To Liscomb R. Titus, for tumblers, two dollars, twenty-five
To Henry B. Howell, for cord, toweling, rope for pulley, Ac, one dollar seventy-two cents.
To William Robinson, for putting on desk locks in state house, one dollar, seventy-five cents.
To Joseph Kaighn, for expenses incurred by the joint-committee, (appointed on the subject of building new prison) in going to and from Philadelphia, to view the Eastern Penitentiary of Pennsylvania, and to obtain such other information in regard to the object for which they were appointed, as possible: likewise for the expenses of the architect and warden, with one of the directors, of the Eastern Penitentiary of Pennsylvania, whilst on a visit here, in compliance with an invitation given them by the joint-committee, seventy-four dollars, thirty-six cents.
To Peter D. Vroom, for expenses paid for improvement of state property, for postage, eighteen hundred and thirty-two, &c, ninety dollars, sixty cents.
To William Robinson, for work done, as per bill, and approved of by the quartermaster general, eighty-five dollars, fifty cents.
To Joseph Hammitt, as per bill of articles bought for use of state and arsenal, approved by the quartermaster general; for hire of carriage to take the committee appointed to settle the state prison account down to the prison, thirty-three dollars ei^hty-six cents.
To the clerk in chancery, for entering and enrolling the decrees remaining unenrolled when he came into office, pursuant to the act respecting the enrollment of decrees in chancery, passed February twenty-first, eighteen hundred and thirty-two, such sum as by the certificate of the chancellor shall appear due therefor, when the same is completed.
To Charles Parker, for a coal grate, in the government house, purchased of William Hyer, ten dollars.
To James Mason, for sawing, splitting, and piling away thirteen cords wood, at one dollar per cord, thirteen dollars.
To Thomas Cain, for candles, as per bill, two dollars, ten cents.
To Thomas Cain and son, for candles for use of state house, &c., sixteen dollars, sixty-three cents.
To M. Johnson, for paper, quills, wafers, riband, sand, &c, thirty-one dollars, fifty-six cents.
To George Sherman, for printing list acts passed by legislature; for printing public bills; for printing resolutions, reports °f committees, &c.; for newspapers furnished legislature first and second sittings, one hundred twenty-five dollars, thirtytine cents.
To Martin C. Howe, for glass, and setting same, in state house, &c., seven dollars, fifty cents.
To Joseph Justice, for printing bills, resolutions, reports of committees, &c, and furnishing newspapers for legislature, one hundred ninety-four dollars, ninety-four cents.
To E. B. Adams, for printing public bills, governor's messages, documents accompanying the same, &c, two hundred sixty-six dollars, eighty cents.
To John T. Robinson & Co., for furnishing newspapers to legislature, thirty-four dollars, sixteen cents.
To Morris Justice, for towels, pencils, sand, &c, for council, nine dollars and six cents.
To Henry Wharton, for sixty-four days for boy, making towels, &c, buying wood for state, &c, forty-three dollars, eighty-seven cents.
To James Fausett, for fifteen candlesticks, wash basin, &c, eight dollars.
To M. Johnson, for paper and quills, two dollars.
To William Hancock, for iron work for state house, repairinglocks, &c, five dollars, seventy-five cents.
To Peter I. Clark, for expenses incurred in going to and from Philadelphia, to meet joint-committee on the subject of new state prison, nine dollars.
To Samuel R. Hamilton, for costs on two bills of indictment, ninety-four dollars, eight cents.
To James D. Westcott, for notifying banks of the election of treasurer; for countersigning and registering the treasurer's checks; transmitting and receiving laws from the several state executives; for making marginal notes, and compiling index to the laws of 1831-2, such sum as the governor and attorney general, upon examination, shall certify to be just.
To Samuel L. Southard, for postage, thirty-one dollars, twenty-three cents.
To E. B. Adams, for newspapers furnished legislature, first and second sessions, twenty-eight dollars, eighty-four cents.
To Elias Phillips, for work in arsenal, &c, approved by quartermaster general, thirty-eight dollars, seventy-two cents.
To Joseph Hammitt, for work in removing arms from state house, &c, approved by quartermaster general, forty-one dollars.
Passed February 28,1833.