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CASK.
For Nour, how to be made, and of what size,

Page 160
CENSUS,
Oi electors and inhabitants, when to be taken,

7, 8
CERTIFICATES

See Public Securities.

CERTIORARI,
To remove causes to be signed by a justice of the supreme court,

430
To remove proceedings on ten pound act, how obtained,

452
CESSAVIT,
For recovery of lands where rents or services are with-held,

402, 403
Manner of proceeding therein,

CHAMBER of COMMERCE
Their former charter confirmed,

78 to 86
CHANCE. See Lotteries.

CHANCELLOR,
To hold his office during good behaviour, or until fixty years old,
To hold no other office except delegate to congress on special occasions, ibid.
To appoint the register and clerks in chancery,

ibid.
To cause a seal to be devised and made for the court,

18
And justices of fupreme court to canvass votes for governor and fenators,
if committee make default,

324
CHANCER Y.
Seal to be made for the court,

18
Process of the court to issue under such feal,

ibid.
Proceedings therein in what cales to be before the people of this state, 18, 19
Appeals when to be made, and how prosecuted,

151, 152
CHARACTERS equivocal and suspected.

See neutrals.
CHARLOTTE COUNTY,
The name altered to Washington,

70
CHARTERS,
Not to be void for non-user or mis-ufer between the 19th April, 1775,
and zoth April, 1777,

13
Officers thereof how to be appointed,
Of Dutch church in New-York, doubts concerning it removed,
Of chamber of commerce confirmed,
Of corporation of Trinity church altered,

95 to 98
Of corporation for relief of widows and children of clergymen of
church of England in America, amended and confirmed,

CHURCH
Dutch church of Tappan, in Orange County, incorporated,

Of New-York, Coubts concerning their charter removed, 67
Their power to raise money on the members abrogated, 68
of Flat-Bush to convey lands for an academy,

275
Trinity church in New York, charter altered,

95 to 98

ibid.
67

85

356

60

262, 263

382

407, 408

CHURCH, TIMOTHY,
Lands granted to him and others,

Page 284
CIRCUIT COURTS,
How to be appointed, and when and where to be held,

261 to 263
Authority of the circuit courts,
Sheriffs and other officers to make returns to the court,

263
May award a tales de circumftantibus,

270
CLARK, THOMAS,
The estate conveyed to him by De Lancey and Dubois, vested in this
ftate,

181
Commisioner of forfeitures for the eaftern diftri&t empowered to sell it, 182
Compensation to him for promoting the settlement of the lands, 182, 183

CLER KS.
See chancellor. County clerks. Probates. Supreme court. Supervisors.

Town clerks.

CLERKS of cities and counties.
County clerks, their duty respecting elections,

322, 326
To record fines, and affix a note thereof, on the door of the court-
house,

CLERKS of courts,
To docket all judgments,

COLDEN, ALEXANDER,
His executors to deliver to surveyor-general, papers and records belong-
ing to that office,

70
COLLECTORS,
To be chosen by the people,

12
Actions against them, to be laid where the fact was done,

343
In what cafes to plead the general issue, and recover double costs, ibid.

COLLEGES,
'To be visited by the regents of the university,

435, 436
How to be incorporated, and what rights and privileges to have, 436,437
What offices therein, not to be held by the same person,

440, 441
COLUMBIA college,
Former charter confirmed,

437
Trustees named and vacancies how supplied,

ibid.
Power, rights and estate of the college, vested in the trustees,

437, 438
Senior trustee, to call meetings of the trustees,

438
What offices therein, not to be held by the same person, 440, 441

COLUMBIA, county of,
Courts of general fellions and common pleas, when and where to be
held,

307
Highways therein, ac for regulating them amended,
COMMISSIONERS of FORFEITURES,

See estates forfeited.
How and what number to be appointed,

31, 197
Their power and duty,

31, 32, 127, 276
Purchafes by them void,

34, 139

458, 459

128, 129

147

To take an oath,

Page 34, 139
Form of conveyances to be given by them,

37
To fell forfeited estates and execute deeds,

127, 148
Deeds to operate as a warranty,

32,127
May sell at private sale or public vendue,

128
How to sell lands mortgaged or incumbered,
To receive money and certain certificates in payment,

130, 131
To take security for part of purchase-money,

132, 175
Purchasers when to pay purchase-money,

132, 175, 277
When to sell lands again, and sue first purchaser,

277
To transmit money and certificates to the treasurer, and account every
fix months,

132
How to sell lands mortgaged for new emission,

133
How to sell lands to holders of certificates given for depreciation of pay, 134
May make partition of lands held in common,

136 to 138
May sell the part of the state without partition,

138
To make abftracts of sales and file them,

139
To report sales and impediments to the governor,

139, 140
To collect the rents of forfeited estates,

140
May profecute on ftatutes of forcible entry and detainer,

140, 141
Einpowered to summon witnefles,

142
May demise forfeited lands for a year,

142, 159
To maintain certain slaves,

143
Not to sell certain estates,

57, 146, 147, 278, 279
Allowance for their services,
Indemnified for making and giving leases,

159
To receive certain rents in certificates,

187
Of eastern district may fell lands at the coffee-house in New York,

309
COMMISSIONERS of SEQUESTRATION,
Indemnified for selling effects of Benjamin Smith,

50
Their powers repealed,
To be accountable, and monies arising by fales to belong to the state, ibid.
To file their accounts in the auditor's office, and to pay monies receiv-
ed into the treasury,

156
Not to be fued for any a& done in the execution of their trust, ibid.
Indemnified for making and giving leases,
To receive certain rents and debts in certificates,

187
To'deliver books and papers to the treasurer,

COMMISSIONS,
May be on paper during the war and a year after,

19
How to be made out,

COMMON PLE AS, court of,
First judge to hold his office during good behaviour, or until fixty years

old,
And to hold no other office except fenator or delegate,

ibid.
New commissions to be issued to the other judges and the julices, once
in every three years,

11, 12
Seal thereof to be devised and made,

18
When and where to be held,

19, 306, 307
Judges to meet supervisors to inspect accounts of loan-officers,

249, 250
May adjourn before the end of the term if business will permit, 307

138

159

279

2

Their powers,

Page 307, 431
Form of records of their judgments,

308, 309
Diminution of their records may be alledged,

30g
No execution to issue until judginent is figned,

ibid.
Judges and assistant justices to canvass votes for members of affembly
if supervisors neglect it,

326, 327
Manner of proceeding where special bail is not required,

341
may try all transitory actions,

431
CONGRESS,
Recommend the establishment of governments,
Declare the united colonies independent ftates,

5
May prosecute fuits in the courts of this state,

24,95
CONGRESSES and COMMITTEES,
Government by them introduced from necellity,
Inconveniencies attending such government,

ibiu,
CONGRESSES of the colony of New York,
Their resolutions part of the law of the state,

13
CONSTABLE S,
To be chosen by the people,
To prevent private lotteries and games of chance,

60
Penalty on them for not attending courts,

267
How to be punished for concealing or neglecting to arrest felons, 336
In what cafes actions against them to be laid where the fact was done, 343
In what cafes to plead the general issue, and recover double costs, ibid.
Their duty concerning vessels and goods cast on shore,

346
CONSTITUTION,
Of the state of New York,

i to 15
CONTINENTAL DEMANDS,
How to be recovered,

CONTINENTAL EMPLOY,
Frauds therein, how punished,

24
CONVENTION
Empowered to establish a government in this state,
Their resolutions part of the law of this state,

13
CONVEYANCES,
Good against sellers and their heirs, and all claiming to their use, 363
Of goods in trust to the use of the person making them void,
To defraud creditors and others of their demands, void as to them,
Made to defraud or deceive purchasers, void as to them,

382, 383
Penalty on persons justifying fraudulent conveyances,

383
With clause of revocation void against purchasers,

383, 384
Executed, proved and acknowledged in the southern district during the

war, valid,
By husband of his wife's land, not to prejudice her or her heirs,

393
CORONERS,
To be annually appointed in every county,

IS, 331
No person to hold the office for more than four years fucceflively,
Their duty,

331 to 333

24

381

382

386

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336

73, 76

315, 316

Their delinquency, how to be punished,

Page 332, 333
In what cases the return of one of them is sufficient,

333
How to be punished for concealing or neglecting to arrest felons,
Actions against them, in what cases to be laid where the fact was done, 343
In what cales to plead the general issue and recover double costs, ibid.
Their duty concerning vesels and goods caft on shore,

315, 346
CORPORATIONS, Risus.
Religious focics how to be incorporated,
May hold eftia cfthe yearly value of 1200l.

73, 76
Triennially to cubic and account ani inventory of their estates and

revenue,
In default thereof corporation to conte,

76
COSTS.
Plaintiff recovering dam.gs hd rover coils,

312
Where plaintiff might have had coris il luncovere?! Pendant to have

costs if he prevails, except againii execu.or's or administrators, 313
Avowants in replevin to have colis,

ibid.
h what cafes plaintiff (hall pay cotts where he does not remover above 1ol. ibid.
In what cases plaintiff shall ii'cover no more coils than damages, 313,314
Full costs to be allowed where trespass is with and malicious,

314
In fuits on writs of scire facias and prohibition,

ibid.
Where there are several defendants and one or more acquitted,

ibid.
For not declaring, and on discontinuance ui won fuit, 314, 315.340
To defendants on demurrer and in error,
On writs of error in delay of execution,

315
Double on affirinance in error afier verdict,

ibid.
On dismission of bills in chancery,

316
In suits for debts due to the late,

ibid.
To certain ofñcers in fuits concerning their offices,

343
To defendants in actions for things done by authority of ftatutcs, 344
Against tenants by receit,

391
On abating writ for naming sheriffa dideifor by collusion,

400
In suits in the supreme court for fums not exceeding 100l. 429, 430.

COUNCIL of APPOINTMENT.
The assembly once in every year to nominate a fenator from each dif

trict, to form a council for the appointment of officers,
The governor to be president of the council,

ibid.
No senator eligible for two years successively,

ibid.
Secretary to be clerk of the council,

20
COUNCIL of REVISION
The governor, chancellor, aud judges of the supreme court, confituted
a council to revise bills about to be pated into law's,

6
To be called the council of revision,
To meet when the legislature is convened,

6
To revise all bills about to be passed into laws,

itid.
To receive no falary or reward for it,

ibid.
If any bill appears to them improper to become a law, they wil retuit

it, with their objections, to the house where it originated,
Bills to become laws, if not returned by the council in ten days, ibid.
If the legislature adjourns before the expiration of ten days, the bill to be
returned the first day of their next meeting,

ibid,
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