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shall secure the purchase money for the said three-fifths of Proceeds of the aforesaid land, for the benefit of the aforesaid minor chilcured by bond are

j dren, by bond and mortgage, to be held in trust for the said and mortgage. minor children, in such form as shall be approved by the Or

phans' Court of the county of Essex.

Passed, October 30, 1835.

AN ACT for the relief of Trinity Church, at Newark.

Preamble.

WHEREAS, by the charter of Trinity Church, at Newark, in

the county of Essex, and state of New Jersey, granted in the reign of George II. king of Great Britain, and recorded at Perth Amboy, the tenth February, A. D. seventeen hundred and forty-six, certain inhabitants of Newark, Second River, New Barbadoes Neck, and Acquackanonk, were incorporated by the name and style of “ The Rector, Church Wardens and Vestrymen of Trinity Church, at Newark, elected and chosen according to the canons of the church of England, as by law established," and therein and thereby it was provided, among other things, that there should be two church wardens and ten Vestrymen annually elected, in manner and form as thereinafter expressed; and that one of the church Wardens, and five of the Vestrymen of said corporation, should be elected and chosen, out of the congregation of said church, living and residing at New Barbadoes Neck, or to the northward of said rtver :-AND WHEREAS, certain real estate, and other property, has been held and enjoyed by the said corporation, at Newark and at Belleville; and a chapel to said Trinity Church has been erected on certain lands at the last mentioned place, which is regularly attended by the said inhabitants of Second River, New Barbadoes Neck, and Acquackanonk: AND WHEREAS, it was agreed between the respective congregations, to apply to the legislature of this state, for the separate incorporation of the said congregation at Belleville, with suitable provisions for the government and protection of title to their property; now therefore.

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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 so much of the said charter of Trinity Church ward. Church at Newark, as requires one of the said church War- ens and vestry.

s men to be e. dens and five of said Vestrymen to be elected from such of lecte the congregation as may be living and residing at New Barbadoes Neck, Second River, and Acquackanonk, or to the northward of said brook or river, be, and the same is hereby repealed; and that the same be elected from the congregation at Newark, in the manner provided in said charter for the residue of the present term of office, and continue forever thereafter so to be elected from the said congregation at Newark, any thing in the said charter in any wise to the contrary notwithstanding.

Sec. 2. And be it enacted, That the congregation now at- Congreoation tending at Belleville chapel aforesaid, be authorised to be- authorised to come incorporated, under the existing laws of this state, for be incorpora. incorporating religious societies worshiping according to the customs and usages of the Protestant Episcopal Church; and thereupon the said congregations at Newark and Belleville, be deemed and declared to be, separate and distinct corporate bodies. Sec. 3. And be it enacted, That the title to all the property

Settlement of and estate belonging to said Trinity Church, situate, lying, and being in the village of Belleville, shall be vested in the ty. said congregation at Belleville, that may be incorporated as aforesaid; and that the title to all other, the property of said Trinity Church, of whatever nature or kind soever, shall be and remain vested in the congregation of Trinity Church at Newark, the same to be held by, and under their respective charters or acts of incorporation. Sec. 4. And be it enacted, That all and every matter, act,

Part of charter and thing required by the said charter of Trinity Church, inconsistent with the purview and intent of this act, be, and “

ind repealed. the same is hereby repealed.

Passed, November 4, 1835.

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A SUPPLEMENT to an act, entitled “ An act to author.

ize the sale of the Wood and timber standing on certain real estate of Peter Drummond, of the county of Monmouth, a lunatic,” passed the twenty-sixth day of February, A. D. eighteen hundred and thirty-five.

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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 Edmund Throckmorton and Edmund T. Guardians of Williams, guardians of said lunatic, be, and they are hereby P: Drummond authorised and empowored to make sale, at public vendue, to authorised to sell timber.

the highest bidder, of such, and so much of the wood and timber standing, lying, or being upon the said lands, belonging to the said lunatic, as in the opinion of the said guardians, may be necessary to pay off and satisfy the debts of said lunatic, giving the same notice of sales as is required in the first section of the act to which this is a supplement; and if at such sale or sales, any surplus moneys shall be raised, more than are sufficient to pay off and satisfy said debts of said lunatic, then such surplus moneys, after deducting the costs aud charges incident to such sale or sales, shall be invested in some safe securities, drawing interest, under the direction of the Orphans' Court of said county of Monmouth, for the use and benefit of said lunatic and his estate: Provi

ded nevertheless, that before said guardians make sale as a. Proviso.

foresaid, they give bond to the governor of this state, and his successors in office, in such sum, and with such security, as the Orphans' Court of said county may direct and approve.

Passed, November 5, 1835.

AN ACT to appoint Commissioners to make partition of the

Real Estate of Enos Ayres, late of Middlesex county, deceased.

WHEREAS, it has been represented to the legislature, by

the petition of Jacob T. B. Skillman, and Rachel his wife,

and Reuben Ayres. and Maria his wise, that Enos Ayres, by his last will and testament, devised the whole of his real estate to the said Rachel and Maria, his two daughters, Prcamble. during their natural life, to be equally divided between them; and on the death of either of his said daughters, devised the one half of his said real estate, in fee simple, to such child or children, as his said daughter might leave: AND WHEREAS, it has been further represented, that no partition of said lands can be made between the said tenants for life, that will be permanent and binding upon the children of said tenants, who are all minors; but that upon the death of either of the said tenants for life, her children may require and obtain a new and different division of said lands; in consequence whereof, the said tenants for life will be restrained from making improvements on said lands: AND WIIEREAS, it is considered equitable and just, and for the best interest of all persons concerned in said lands, that the said partition should be permanent and conclusive upon the devisees of the fee simple-Therefore, pursuant to the prayer of said petition,

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 David Mercereau, Staats Van Deursen, and George Davison, be, and they hereby are, appointed ers appointed

i Commission commissioners, with full power and authority to make parti- to divide real tion of the said real estate of the said Enos Ayres, deceased, estate of E. into two epual shares or parts, having due regard to the sit- Ayrcs. dec. uation, quantity, quality and advantages of each part or share, so that they may be equal in value, as nearly as may be; and the said commissioners shall make a true field-book, specifying the bounds of each part or share; and when the same shall be made and completed, shall proceed to assign, by ballot, the said parts or shares to the said tenants for life, respectively.

Sec. 2. And be it enacted, That the said partition, so to be Effect of thing made by said commissioners, or any two of them, shall be as partition of binding and conclusive upon the said tenants for life, and up- lands. on their children respectively, as if the same had been so expressly declared by the said testator, in his said last will and testament; Provided, that nothing in this act contained, shall in any wise affect or alter the rights of the devisees, under said will, further than that the said lands, by virtue of said partition, shall be held in severalty, and not in common, according to their respective estates under said will.

Sec. 3. And be it enacted, That the said commissioners, before they proceed to the execution of the powers vested in

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them by this act, shall be severally sworn or affirmed, before Commission one of the Judges of the inferior court of Common Pleas of ers to be sworn the connty of Middlesex, that they will honestly, faithfully, or affirmed.

and impartially make the partition intended by this act, to the best of their skill, knowledge and judgment.

Sec. 4. And be it enacted, That the said commissioners shall transmit a copy of this act, and their oath or affirmation, pro

perly certified by the officer administering the same; and the Proceedings to be recorded.

to field-book, and their accounts, and all their proceedings, to

the judges of the court of Common Pleas of said county of Middlesex, in which the lands lie; who after inspecting the same, shall order the same, excepting the account of expenses, to be recorded in the clerk's office of the said county, which shall be good evidence of such partition.

Passed, November 6, 1835.

AN ACT to incorporate the Reiglesville Delaware Bridge

Company.
WHEREAS it is represented to the Legislature, by the peti-

tion of a number of the inhabitants of the counties of Hun-
terdon and Warren, that the erection of a bridge over the
Delaware river at or near Reiglesville, would be a great
convenience and accommodation to the public— Therefore,

Preamble.

Amount of capital.

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 the capital stock of the Reiglesville Delaware Bridge Company shall amount to twenty thousand dollars, and that the same shall be divided into shares of fifty dollars each, and the subscribers to the said capital stock, shall pay the sum or sums of money for the share or shares by them respectively subscribed, at such periods, and in such proportions as the directors of the said company may determine.

Sec. 2. And be enacted, That Philip Fine, Benjamin Reigel, Isaac N. Carpenter, Peter Tinsman and James Long, be,

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