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An Act to divorce Sarahs Egbert from her husband Elisha


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, Sarah Egbert That Sarah Egbert of the county of Burlington, be and she is divorced from hereby divorced from her husband Elisha Egbert, and that the her husband marriage contract now existing between them be, and the ElishaEgbert. same is hereby absolutely dissolved.

Passed January 20, 1842.

AN ACT to divorce Phebe E. Rork from her husband John Rork.

BE IT ENACTED by the Council and General Assembly of tas Stale

, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the same, That Phebe E. Rork, of the county of Salem, be, and she is hereby divorced from her husband, Jacob Rork, and that the Phebe E. Rork

dlvorced from mariage contract how existing between them, be and the same her husband is bereby absolutely dissolved: provided, however, that nothing Jacob Rork. herein contained shall be construed or taken to render the issue of said marriage illegitimate. Passed January 20, 1842.


A SUPPLEMENT to the act entitled "An act to incorporate a

company to erect a turnpike from the town of Paterson to the village of Hackensack.

Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the Council and General is

sembly of this state, and it is hereby enacted by the authority Time for com- of the same, That the time for completing the above turnpike pleting road road be extended to ten years froni and after the sixth day of extended.

February next ensuing.

Sec. 2. And be it enacted, That in order to relieve the com. pany from their embarrassments, in consequence of the destruc

tion of their bridge, that it shall and may be lawful for the authorized to Hackensack and Paterson Turnpike Company to contract for contract for a a loan of any sum or sums of money not to exceed in the whole : loan. the sum of two thousand dollars, and to inortgage the road!

and bridge belonging to the said company, to any person or persons who shall or may loan the above sum of two thousand dollars or any part thereof to the said company.

Passed January 21, 1842.

An Act for the relief of Charles Labaw, of the county of


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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 the Treasurer of this State, for the time being, shall be

and he is hereby authorized and required to pay Charles Labaw,
Pension of of the aforesaid county, a soldier in the service of the United
Fifty Dollars States, in the revolutionary war, or to his order, the sum of
Chas. Labaw. fifty dollars per annum, to be paid to the said Charles Labaw,

in half yearly payments from the passing of this act, during
the life-lime of the said Charles Labaw, the first payment
be made on the passage of this act; and the receipt of the said
Charles Labaw, or his order, shall be a sufficient voucher to the
Treasurer for such sums as he may pay by virtue of this act,
in the settlement of his accounts.

Passed January 25, 1842.

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Ax Act concerning the last will and testament of George

Sufern, late of the city of New York, deceased.

WHEREAS, Edward Suffern, of the county of Rockland, in

the date of New York, one of the devisees named in the vil of George Suffern, late of the city of New York, hath presented his petition to the Legislature of this State, and hath therein set forth that bis late uncle, George Suffern, above mentioned, on or about the month of March, in the year one thousand eight hundred and thirteen, departed this life in the city of New York, having first duly made and published his last will and testament in writing, and thereby devised certain real estate, in the State of New York, to the said Edward Suffern, the petitioner above named : that the suid will was proved before the Surrogate of the city and county of New York, in the year eighteen hundred and thirteen, as a will of personal estate only, he (the said surrogate) having to authority to take proof of said will, as a will of Real Estate, which could, by the law of the State of NewYork, be done only before the Supreme Court of said State, preamble. and was omitted to be done, through the neglect of those having charge of the said will: that the said will has been missed for a number of years past, and after the most dili. gent search could not be found, until recently, the said petitioner discovered that the said will had been sent into the State of New Jersey, by the executors, for the purpose of being proved here, to enable them to collect certain debts due the estate in this State ; and agreeably to the laws of New Jersey, and in due time after proof in the county of Bergen, the said will was transmitted to the Register of the Prerogative Court at Trenton, where it now is ; that the debts above mentioned have been long since settled and closed, and that the deceased owned no real estate in this Siate; that the possession of the said will has become of the utmost importance to him (the said Edward Suffern) 10 enable him to make out a chain of title to certain real estate in the State of New York, devised to him in and by the saine, and also to enable him to give it in evidence, in certain ejectment suits, to be brought for the recovery of lands devised to him, ia and by the said will, in the counties of Broome and Chemung, in the State of New-York; and that wähout the said will, he cannot succeed in establishing his tide to the said lands; and the said Edward Suffern thereupon prays that the Legislature will pass a law, authorizing


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