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AN ACT for the relief or Robert Allen, of the County of

Somerset. 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 Slale for the time being, shall, and he is hereby authorized and required to pay Robert Allen, of the aforesaid county, a Soldier in the service of the United States in the Revolutionary War, or to his order, the sum of

Forty Dollars per annum, to be paid to the said Robert Allen, Forty dollars in half-yearly payments, from the passing of this act, during per annum toche lifetime of the said Robert Allen, the first payment to be Robert Allen.made on the passage of this act, and the receipt of the said

Robert Allen or his order, shall be a sufficient voucher lo the
'Treasurer for such sums as he may pay by virtue of this act
in the settlement of his accounts.

Passed November 11, 1841.

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AN ACT for the support of the Government of this State.

Sec. 1. BE IT ENACTED by the Council and General As

sembly of this state, and it is hereby enacted by the authority Payment of officen pro of the same, That there shall be paid to the officers appointed vided for. for the administration of the government of this state, the seve

ral sums following, viz. :

To the Governor of this state, for the time being, at the rate of two thousand dollars by the year.

To the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of this state, for the time being, at the rate of fifteen hundred dollars by the year.

To each of the Associate Justices of the Supreme Court of this state, for the time being, at the rate of fourteen hundred dollars by the year.

To the Treasurer of this state, for the time being, at the rate of one thousand dollars by the year.

To the Law Reporter and Chancery Reporter of this state, for the line being, at the rate of two hundred dollars each, by

the year.

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To the Attorney General of this state, for the time being, at the rate of eighty Jollars by the year.

To the Quarter-Master-General of this state, for the time being, at the rate of one hundred dollars by the year.

To the Adjutant-General of this state, for the time being, at the rate of one hundred dollars by the year.

All of which salaries shall be paid to the several officers before mentioned, their executors, administrators, or assigns, on warrants produced to the Treasurer, signed by the Governor, or Vice-President of Council; and in case any of the said officers shall be removed from office, by death or otherwise, the salary of such officer shall cease and determine on such removal, and the salary of his successor shall commence from the time he shall be sworn or affirmed into office.

Sec. 2. And be it enacted, That there shall be paid to the Members of Vice-President of Council and to the Speaker of the House of Council and Assembly, the sum of three dollars and fifty cents, each, and Assembly. to every member of Council and Assembly, the sum of three dollars, for each and every day they have attended, or shall attend, this or any future sitting of the Legislature; and to every member of Council and Assembly, the additional sum of three dollars for every twenty miles of the estimated distance, by the most usual route, between his place of residence and the seat of government, in going or relurning, on a certificate to How to be be produced to the Treasurer, expressing the sum due, and the paid. number of days and miles, signed by the President or VicePresident of Council, for the members of Council, and by the Speaker of the House of Assembly, or by Henry H. Wilson, Charles Knight, Levi Borton, William B. Baldwin, or any two of them, for the members of Assembly.

Sec. 3. And be it enacted, That there shall be paid to the Secretary of Council, and to the Clerk of Assembly, the sum of three dollars and fifty cents, each, for every day they have Secretary of attended, or may attend, this or any future sitting of this Legis- Clerk of lature; and the sum of eight cents by the sheet, computing Assembly. one hundred words to the sheet, for entering the minutes of Council and Assembly, and the Joint Meeting, in the journal; and eight cents by the sheet, computing one hundred words to the sheet

, for a copy thereof for the printers, on a certificate How to be produced to the Treasurer, signed by the President or Vice-paid. President of Council, for the Secretary of Council, and by the Speaker of the House of Assembly, for the Clerk of Assembly.

Ses. 4. And be it enacted, That there shall be paid to the Sergeant-at-Arms, or to any person or persons acting in that Sergeant-atcapacity, whe shall attend the Council and House of Assembly, Arms and for the time being, and 10 the Door-Keepers of the Council Door-Keeper.

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and House of Assembly, for the time being, the sum of two dollars, each, by the day, for each day, on a certificate 10 be produced to the Treasurer, expressing the sum due and the number of days they have, respectively, attended, signed by the President or VicePresident of Council

, and the Speaker of the House of Assembly, respectively.

Sec. 5. And be it enacted, That there shall be paid to the Engrossing Engrossing Clerk, who shall engross the bills of Council and Clerk.

Assembly this session of the Legislature, at the rate of eight cents by the sheet, computing one hundred words to the sheet, on a certificate of the amount, signed by the President or VicePresident of Council, and by the Speaker of the House of Assembly, respectively.

Sec. 6. And be it enacted, That this act shall be and conLimitation of tinue in force for one year from the lwenty-sixth day of OctoAct. ber, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and

forty-one, and no longer, and that the same shall go into effect immediately after the passage thereof.

Passed November 11, 1841.

AN ACT to authorize the sale of the Real Estate whereof

Daniel Bills died seized.

Preamble.

Whereas, Daniel Bills, late of the township of East Wind

sor, in the county of Mercer, and state of New-Jersey, de.
ceased, in and by his last will and testament, did order and
direct that all his estate, real and personal, should be sold
on the death of his wife Mary Bills; and after paying cer-
tain legacies thereout, that the residue should be divided
equally among his children and heirs at law, which said will,
though valid as to personal property, is inoperative and void
as to his real estate, having been executed in the presence of
two witnesses only; AND WHEREAS, the said Daniel Bills
died seized and possessed of considerable real and personal
estate, situate in the counties of Mercer and Monmouth, in
said state; and since the death of the said Daniel Bills, bis
widow, the said Mary Bills, bath died, leaving her surviving
four children, the heirs at law and legalees of the said Daniel
Bills, deceased, three of whom are minors ; AND WHEREAS,
it is represented to the Legislature that the executors of the
said Daniel Bills, deceased, by reason of the defective execu-
tion of the said will, are unable to effect a settlement and

distribution of the estate agreeably to the will and intent of the said testator, and that ihe interest of his minor children will be promoted by a sale of his real estate-Therefore,

Sec. 1. BE IT ENACTED by the Council and General Assembly of this state, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of Wm. V. Robthe same, That William V. Robbins and William I. Brown, bins & Wm. I. executors of the last will and testament of Daniel Bills, late of Brown authothe county of Mercer, deceased, be and they are hereby author-rized to sell

and dispose of ized and empowered to sell and dispose of all and singular the certain lands real estate wbereof the said Daniel Bills died seized, situate in of Dan'l Bills, the counties of Mercer and Monmouth, in this stage, at public vendue, for the best price that can be obtained for the same, upon advertising the same in like manner and for the same time as is required by law, in cases of sales of real estate by executors or administrators, by order of the Orphans' Court, for payment of debts; and when sold, to make, execute, and deliver good, legal, and sufficient deed or deeds therefor, to any. purchaser or purchasers thereof, which said deed or deeds shall convey to and vest in the purchaser or purchasers of the said real estate, the right, title, and interest of the said Daniel Bills therein, at the time of his death.

Sec. 2. And be it enacted, That the said executors shall keep a fair, full and just account of the proceeds of the sale or sales made by virtue of this act, and of the costs and expen-ceeds to be ses thereof, and shall account therefor, in like manner as if such appropriated sale had been made by virtue of the power and authority con-among the tained in the will of the said Daniel Bills, deceased, and shall legatees and pay and appropriate the nett proceeds thereof to and among the of said D.Bille legatees and heirs at law of the said Daniel Bills, deceased, pursuant to the directions of the said will.

Sec. 3. And be it enacted, That the said executors, before entering upon the execution of the trust reposed in them by Executors to this act, shall enter into bond to the Ordinary of this State, in give bond to such sum and with such security as he shall approve, condi- the Ordinary, tioned for the faithful performance of the said trust, which bond shall be filed in the Prerogative office of this state; and in case the said bond shall become forfeited, it shall and may be lawful for the Governor of this state, for the time being, to cause the same to be prosecuted, at the request and for the benefit, and at the proper costs and charges of the person or persons aggrieved by such forfeiture.

Sec. 4. And be it enacted, That no sale or conveyance Rights of permade by virtue of this act, shall impair, or in any wise affect, sons other the rights or interests of any person or persons whatever, other than heirs not

affected by than the heirs at law of the said Daniel Bills, deceased, or male. those claiming under them or either of them.

Passed November 12, 1941.

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JOINT RESOLUTIONS.

Resolved by the Council and General Assembly of this state, Trossurer au

That the Treasurer of this State be, and he is hereby authorthorized to ized to borrow from time to time, for the use of the State, such borrow car.

sum or sums of money as may be necessary, not exceeding tain sums of

fifteen thousand dollars, to meet the expenses authorized by law, money

at a rate of interest not to exceed six per centum per annum.

Passed November 12, 1841,

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Be it Resolved by the Council and General Assembly of this One thousand dollars appro.

Slate, That the sum of one thousand dollars be appropriated priated for for the payment of fees to Garret D. Wall and George Wood, payment of Esquires, the counsel on the part of this state, for the argument fees.

in the Supreme Court of the United States the coming winter, in the case of John Den ex dem William C. H. Waddell vs. Merrit Martin and others, involving the rights of the State in the lands within her boundaries, covered with water, and that said sum be paid on the draft of the Governor in sums of five hundred dollars to each of said counsel.

Passed November 12, 1841.

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