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CHAP. III.

AN ACT to alter the name of the town of Schlosser, in the county

of Niagara.

. Passed February 14, 1816. BE it enacted by the people of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly, That from and after the passing of this act, the town of Schlosser shall be known and distinguished by the name of the tows of Niagara.

CHAP. IV.

Town of Orangeville orseted.

Akies.

AN ACT to divide the town of Attica, in the county of Genesce.

Passed February 14, 1816. I. BE it enacted by the people of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly, That from and after, the passing of this act, all that part of the town of Attica koown as townships numbers eight and pine, shall be and the same is hereby erected into a separate towo, by the name of Orangeville; and that the first town meeting shall be held at the school house, Dear the dwelling house of John Grover.

II. And be it further enacted, That all the remaining part of the said town of Attica shall be and remain a separate town, by the name of Attica; and that the first towo meeting shall be held at the place at which the last town meeting of the town of Attica was adjourced.

III. And be it further enacted, That as soon as may be after the first Tuesday of April next, the supervisors and overseers of the poor of the towns of Attica and Orangeville aforesaid, shall, by notice to be given by the supervisors of Attica and Orangeville aforesaid, for that purpose, meet together and apportion the poor maintained by said town previous to the division, and also to divide all money which is or may be in the hands of the overseers of the poor, in an equitable manner; and if the supervisors and overseers cannot agree upon such division, then the supervisors of the county, at their next annual meeting, shall apportion the poor and money belonging to the said town of Attica, between the said towns, and that each town shall forever thereafter maintain its own poor.

Poor mong And poor divided.

CHAP. V.

AN ACT to amend the act, entitled an act to incorporate the Saint
Andren's Society of the city of Schenectady..

Passed February 14, 1816. WHEREAS a number of Scatchmen and their descendants, in the city of Schenectady, have associated logether for benevolent and charitable purposes, and whose incorporation, by virtue of the abovementioned act, passed on the seventeenth day of March, in the year one thousand eight hundred and seven, to continue in force for the term of ten years; and they having found the beneficial effects of the said society, in aiding their indigent countrymen, have prayed for an extension of their said charter. Therefore,

BE it enacted by the people of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly, That the act to incorporale “ The Saint Andrew's Society in the city of Schenectady," passed March the twenty-seventh, in the year one thousand eight huudred and seven, be and remaio in full force and effect until the first day of April, in the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty-one.

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AN ACT concerning lhe Reformed Protestant Dutch Churches in

the city of Albany.

Passed February 14, 1816. WHEREAS the congregation of the Reformed Protestant Dutch Preamble. Church in the city of Albauy has been divided into two congregations, and the minister, elders and deacous of one of the said congregations have become incorporated underthe existing law relative to the incorporation of religious societies, by the name and style of the Second Refurmed Prolestant Dutch Church in the city of Albany : And whereas the said minis!er, elders and deacons of the last mentioned congregation, are desirous to obtaio all the rights and privileges which are yranted by charter, to the minister, elders and deacons of the said Reformed Protestant Dutch Church in the city of Albany. Therefore,

I. Be it enacted by the People of the State of New York, represented the second in Senate and Assembly, That the said minister, elders and deacons pora of the aforesaid second congregation and their successors in office, be, and they are hereby declared a body politic and corporate, by the name and style of "The Minister, Elder's and Deacons of the Second Protestant Reformed Dutch Church in the city of Albany," and that they and their successors, by that name and in their corporate capacity, shall have and enjoy the like powers, rights and privileges, and be subject to the like responsibilities, regulations, restrictions, limitations and government, as are granted by and expressed in the original charter to the said minister, elders and deacops of the reformed protestant Dutch Church in the city of Albany, and the several acts of the Legislature confirming or amending the same.

II. And be it further enacted and declared, That all bona fide Former acto contracts and conveyances heretofore made by, to and with the said minister, elders and deacons of the said second reformed protestant Dutch Church, in their said corporate name, shall be bidding upon the parties, and previous thereto, io like majaer as if the same had been made subsequent to the passing of this act; and that the division made between them and the said minister, elders and deacons of the said reformed protestant Dutch Church, of real and personal estate, be and the same is hereby ratified and confirmed.

confirmed.

Elders and
Duacons.

III. And be it further enacted, That each of the aforesaid churches shall have four elders and four deacons, to be elected at the times and in the manner prescribed by the aforesaid charter.

CHAP. VII.

Gaines

AN ACT to divide the lown of Ridgeway, in the couniy of Genesce.

Pas cd February 14, 1816. Town of I. BE it cnaciod by the people of the State of Non-York, repre

sanitd in Sonate and Assembly, Thai from and after the passing or erected.

this act, all that part of the lown of Ridgeway, lying east of the divisioa line beiwien the second and third ranges of townships, as surveyed for the lioiland land company, shall be, and the same is hereby erected into a sparate town, by the name of Gaines; and that the first town meciics shall be held at the dwelling house of

Oliver Booth, in said town. Ridgeway.

II. And be it further enacted, That the remaining part of the town of Ridgeway shuail he and remain a separate town, by the name of Ridgeway; and at the next town niceliug shall be beld at the

dwelling house of Eli Moore, in scii town. Poor money III. And he it further enacted, That as soon as may be, after the and poor to be divided. first Tuesday of April next, the supervisor's and overseers of the

poor of thic towns of Rictureway and Gaives aforesaid shall, by notice to be given by the supervizors of the towns of Ridgeway and Gaines aforesaid, for that purpose, meet together, and apportion the poor maintained by taid town previous to the division, and also to divide all money which is or may be in the hands of the overseers of the poor, in an equitable manner; and if the supervisors and overseers of the poor cannot agree upon such division, then the supervisors of the county, at their oczt annual meeting, shall apportion the poor and movey belonging to the said town of Ridgeway, between the said towns, and that cach town shall increafier support its own poor.

CITAP. VI.

Preamb c.

AN ACT to confirm the sale of certain common lands made by the
Tracles of the village of Lansingiurgh.

Passed February 14, 1816. WIIEREAS it appears from the petition of the trustees of the village of Lansinghwghi, thai Jacob A. Lansing, deceased, Levirus Lansing and Cornclius Lansing, have formerly convryed to the trusices of the said village and their successors io office, certain common lands. aiij cent to said viliare, in trust for the use of the frecholders and inliabiianis tcrrof. And whırcas it also appears, that in consequence of the said laidis being ur productive to the said freeholders and anhabitants in iisir present state, and we difficulty of mokiog them producive, hercarer, mor die teure by which they are holden : the said srecholuces and it habitants, at a regular mceting

Convened for the purpose, unanimously recommended to the said trustees, to sell and reconvey the said lands to the said Levious Lansing and Cornelius Lansing, and to Derick Lane, Abrolam C. Lansing James Van Schoonhoven and William I. Lausing, heirs and representatives of the said Jacob A. Lansing, deceased, for a valuable consideration, by them offered for the same. And whereas, in pursuance of said recommendation, the trustees have made and executed a reconveyance of the said lands to the persons above mentioned, and have petitioned the Legislature to confirm the same. Therefore,

1. Be it enacted by the people of the State of New York, repre- Sale of the sented in Senate ond Assembly, That the said conveyance made by and corthe trustees as aforesaid, for theraselves and their successors in cflice, farzd. of all their right, title and interest in and to the said common lands, unto the said Levious Lansing, Cornelius Lansing, Derick Lane, Abraham C. Lapsing, James Van Schoonhoven and William I. Lansing, be and the sanie is hereby declared to be established and confirmed; and that upon the delivery of the said reconveyance, so made and executed, the fee of the said common laods shall be alsolutely vested in the said Levinus Lapsing, Cornelius Lansing, Derick Lauc, Abraham C. Lansing, James Van Schoonhoven and William I. Laulsing, their heirs and assigns forever, as tenants in common, any thics in the conveyances originally made to the said trustees, and their successors in office, to the contrary potwiihstabdiug.

II. And be it further enacted, That the said trustees shall have Consideres power, and are hereby authorised to collect and receive the consid- how to eration money agreed to be paid for the said common land's, and that disposed ot. the same shall forever remain a fund for the benefit of the freeloklers and inhabitants of the said village; and that it shall be the duty of the said trustees, and of their successors in office, to place and continue the said money at interest, either by vesting it in some productive public or bank stock, or by loaning it to individuali, sufficiently secured by mortgage on real property; and that the interest thereof oply, shall be collected and applied by the said trustees and their successors in office, for such purposes and in such mapper, as they or a majority of them shall judge proper and most advantageous to the inhabitants of said village.

tion money,

CHAP. IX.

AN ACT for the relief of Sarah Trumlul, the wife of John

Trumbull.

Passed February 14, 1816. BE it enacted by the people of the State of New-York, represented in Senate and Assembly, That Sarah Irumbull, the wife of John Trumbull, late of the state of Connecticut, now of the city of New-York, be, and she is hereby vested with the same riglits ia Every respect, as to real estate already acquired, or hercaster to be acquired by the said John Trumbull, her husband, in this state, wherewith she would be vested by law if she were a native ciuzen of this state, the alienage of the said Sarah Trumbull to the contrary thereof io apy wise notwithstanding.

Harmony orected.

CHAP. X.
AN ACT to divide the town of Chautauque, in the county of

Chautauque.

Passed February 14, 1816. Town of I. BE il enacted by the people of the State of New-York, repre

sented in Senate and Assembly, That all that part of the towa of Chautauque, bounded as follows-beginning at the south-west corner of the town of Ellicott, on the state line, thence running north on the west line of the town of Ellicott, until it strikes the Chautauque lake; thence bounded by said lake, running north and Dorth-west until it intersects the line between second and third townships; thence bounded on the north by said line, runniog west, until it intersects the line between the thirteenth and fourteenth ranges of townships; thence bounded on the west by said line, running south until it intersects the state line; thence bounded on the south by the state line, to the place of beginning--shall be and is hereby erected into a separate town, by the name of Harmony; and the first town meeting shall be held at the house of Fletcher and Drury, on the first Tuesday of

April next. Poor money II. And be it further enacted, That as soon as may be, after the be divided. first Tuesday of April next, the supervisors and overseers of the poor

of the towos of Harmony and Chautauque shall, by notice to be given for that purpose, by the supervisors of the towus of Harmony and Chautauque, meet together, and apportion the poor maintained by the said town previous to the division, and also to divide all money which is or may be in the hands of the overseers of the poor, in an equitable mapuer; and if the supervisors and overseers of the poor cannot agree upon such division, then the supervisors of the county, at their next meeting, shall apportion the poor and money belonging to the said town of Chautauque, between the said towns, and that

each town shall forever thereafter maintain its own poor. Town

III. And be it further enacted, That the annual town meetings in the towns of Harmony and Chautauque, shall hereafter be on the first Tuesday in April in each year.

meetings.

CHAP. XI.

AN ACT to amend the act, entitled an act to incorporate the
National Insurance Company in the city of New York,passed
April 14, 1815.

Passed February 14, 1816.
· BE it enacted by the People of the State of New-York, repre-
scnted in Senate and Assembly, That it shall be lawful for the
president and directors of the said company, to regulate the amount
and terms of payment for the stock subscribed, or to be subscribed,
and the investment'thereof. Provided, that the same be pot incon-
sistent with the provisions of the eleventh section of the act hereby
amcoded, any thing in the said act to the contrary notwithstanding.

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