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XVI. And be it further enabled by the authority aforesaid, Sur veyed.

That the commislioners of the land-office hall give the necessary directions for running out the bounds of Brother-Town at the ex22 pence of this state.

Brother Town to be

All the cftate of

Сн А Р. LXXIV.
An A CT for the Relief of Mary Heathcote Muirfon.

Pafled 12th April, 1792.
HEREAS Mary Heathcote Muirson, the daughter of George Muir-

fon, late of Suffolk county, Esquire, hath, by her petition set forth, that she has reason to believe, that some part of her late father's eftne, the whole of which was forfeited to, and became vested in the people of this state, hatlı not been accounted for at the treasury of this state; and in her faid petition did

pray that she might be enabled by law, to sue for and recover the same to her own ule ; Therefore,

Be it enalled by the projle of the fate of Neu-York, reprejented in finale und asembly, and it is hereby enadied by the authority of the fame, That

all the estate, real and personal, both in law and equity, ciGeorge Muirfon tor: ther in pofleflion, reversion,

or remainder of George Nuirbeen accounted for at fon, late of Suffolk county, Esquire, which was forfeited to the treasury; declar; and became veiled in the people of this fate by virtue ofthe Mary Heathcote Muire act, entitled, “ An act for the forfeiture and sale of the

estates of persons who have adhered to the enemies of this ftate, and for declaring the sovereignty of the people of this state, in respect to all property within the fame," and which hath not come to the posestion of any of the conmillioners of forfeitures within this ftate, or hath not been paid into the treasury of this state, snall be, and the same is hereby declared to be vested in Mary Heathcote Muirson, the daughter of the said George Muirfon. And that it hall be lawful for the said Mary, in her own name, And eliat she may, and to her own use, to sue for and recover the same

in any court of law or equity within this state. Provided, That this act shall not extend to any debis or demands remitted by the fixth section of the act, entitled, “ An act relating to the forfeited estates.” Proa vided also, That this aci fall not extend to any real estate sold by the said George Muirfon, or any of his fons.

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in her own!aile, Teo ever the farne.

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OF VOLUME II.

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BATEMENT.
NO plea in abatement to be admitted in suits for partition, Page 15
Action not to abate by death of either party after interlocutory
judgment,

106, 101
Suits, where there are two or more plaintiffs or defendants, not to abate
by the death of one of them,

107, 108, 109
Truth of pleas in abatement to be proved,

115
A B JURATION,
Oath of;

45
ACADEMIES,
* Donations to them by the state,

ACCESSARIES,
Manner of proceeding where the fact is done in one county, and any
person is acceffary in another,

76, 77
Buyers and receivers of stolen goods deemed accessaries after the fact, 77
May be proceeded against, although principal be pardoned, 77, 78

ACCOUNT, actions of,
Manner of proceeding therein,

4, 5
By one joint venant or tenant in common against another,

5
Auditors therein may examine parties and witnesses on oath,

ibid.
ADMINISTRATION,
Proofs required on granting it,

421
ADMINISTRATORS,
To give bonds on obtaining letters with wills annexed,

42
Scire facias lies for or against them on interlocutory judgment,
Their acts before notice of a will to stand good,

257
How they may become petitioners for infolvent debtors,
In what cafes to account and pay to the state,

422, 423
AFFIDAVITS.
Commissioners how to be appointed to take affidavits to be read in the
supreme court,

ALBANY, city of,
Aldermen not to try causes by virtue of ten pound act,

346
Alle flors when and how to be chofen,

167
Bank incorporated,

466 to 470
Buckets to be used at fires, how to be provided,

189

106, 107

220

113

ibid

365

Buildings how regulated,

Page 396
Circuit courts where to be held,

220
Collectors when and how to be chosen,

167
Constables when and low to be chosen,

ibid.
Court-house, money raised to build one,

441, 492
Court (mayor's) judgments not to be taken by confession out of court, 112

To hold plea only of actions arising within its jurisdiction, 226
May adjourn for fix weeks,
In what cases to illue a commission to examine witnesses, 261, 262
Witnelles to attend, although subpænaed out of the jurisdiction
of the court,

262, 263
Docks, obstructions to them how prevented,

379
Fences, common council to make rules concerning them,

173
Firemen, how to be appointed and their duty,

188, 189, 380
Fires, act for better extinguishing them,

188, 189
Gaol lately erected, to be the gaol of the city and county,

380
Use of spirituous liquors therein restrained,
House, part of one granted to the corporation,

195
Library, members thereof incorporated,

390, 395
Poor, how to be supported,

142
Overseers thereof to deliver accounts to the common council,

143
Overseers thereof, when and how to be chosen,

167
Pounds, keepers thereof how appointed,

173
Slips, how regulated,

399
Sule leather to be inspected,

321, 322
Streets, how to be regulated and paved,

296, 297, 399
Supervisors, when and how to be chosen,

167
Tax for paying watchmen,

295
Watchmen how to be paid,

ibid.
Wharves, obstructions to them prevented,

379
How regulated,

399
ALBANY, county of,
Bounds thereof,

148, 149, 337
Circuit courts therein, where to be held,
Court-house, money raised to build one,

441, 442
Giol, lately erected, to be gaol of the city and county,

380
Uie of spirituous liquors therein restrained,

365
Losles of money loaned by loan office, how to be borne,

(272, 273, 366, 367, 481
Salary of loan officers increased,
Sheriff to remove prisoners to the new gaol,
Towns, and houses, and bounds thereof, 161, 163, 214,215,289 299, 357

AL DERMEN.
See Albany. Hudson. New-York. Justices of the peace.

ALIENS.
Titles to lands in what cafes not to be defeated by the plea of alienisin,280,281
Certain of them empowered to purchase and hold lands, 318, 319, 371, 455

AMENDMENTS.
Mistakes in records and process, how and when to be amended,

ANIMALS.
Provision for destroying noxious wild animals, how to be made,

220

480
380

54 to 38

171

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28,29

APPEALS,
Procurers thereof by malice, if falle, how to be punished,

APPRENTICES and SERVANTS,
Penalty on masters compelling them to give bonds not to excercise
their trades, and such bonds to be void,

26, 27
Infants may be bound to serve until the age of twenty-one,

27
No Indian child to be bound without content of a juílice,

ibid.
Poor children how be bound,

27, 28, 143
May be committed to the house of correction for not doing their duty, 28
Their age to be mentioned in their indentures,

ibid.
Money given with a clerk or apprentice to be inserted in indentures, ibid.
Their indentures, if not made according to this act, void as to them, ibid.
Their contracts not void for wantof being indented only,
How to be relieved in case of Misusage,

29, 30
How to be punished in case of misconduct,

ibid.
Absenting themselves (hall serve double the time,

30, 31
In what cases offenders to be placed out as servants,

53
ARBITRATION,
Differences, how determined thereby,

351, 352
ARMY.
Lands fet apart for the army, how to be laid out and granted, 281 to 286,

(332 to 335
ARSON,
How to be punished. See Felony,

74, 219
Body of offender convicted thereof may be delivered to a surgeon for
dillection,

219
ASSEMBLY,
Clerk, door-keeper, and serjeant at arms, their pay,

474
Members to take an oath,
When and how they may be sued,

59
Number in each county,

338, 339, 315

474
ASSESSORS,
When and how to be chosen,

106, 167
To take an oath,
Their neglect to take the oath deemed a refusal to serve,
Penalty for refuling to ferve,

ibid.
Their duty in making allellments,

174, 175
Penalty for neglect of duty,

ibid.
In what cafes not to tax sheep,

231
Their duty respecting the tax on dogs,

230, 231
AT TAINTS on untrue verdicts,
Law concerning them abolished,

TIG
ATTORNEY GENERAL,
In what cases not to exhibit information withour security,
In what cafe's to exhibit informations in nature of a quo warranto, 24
To profecute town-officers for certain penaltius,

170
To advise surveyor-general in certain cases,
To bring suits for debts due to the state,

332
099

45, 46

Their pay,

168

169

19, 20

201

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