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Alice Corlies and her heirs, only such title and estate as would have been vested in her and them in case the said ex-i ecutors had purchased the said house and lot and conveyed. the same according to the directions of the said will,
Passed March 8, 1844.
An Act to incorporate "The Trenton Monument
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 Garret D. Wall, William Pennington, Mahlon Dickerson, Joseph W. Scott, Robert D. Spencer, Peter D. Vroom, Joseph C. Hornblower, Isaac H. Williamson Robert F. Stockton, Philemon Dickerson, Dudley S. Gregory,
Robert G. Johnson, Henry W. Green, Stacy G. Potts, and Style of in- Charles Burroughs, and their associates, be, and they are corporation.
hereby constituted and declared to be a body corporate and politic, in fact and in law, by the name of “The Trenton Monument Association;" and by such name they shall have continual succession, and be persons in law, capable of suing and being sued, pleading and being impleaded, answering and being answered unto, defending and being defended in all courts of law and equity whatsoever, and shall have power to make and use a common seal, and the same at pleasure to alter, and shall be capable of purchasing or holding by gift, grant or otherwise, such real and personal estate and property, as may be necessary or convenient to promote the object of the incorporation, the construction of a monument at Trenton, to commemorate the victory obtained by the Revolutionary Army under the command of General Washington, on the
twenty-sixth day of December, seventeen hundred and First meeting seventy-six. how called.
Sec. 2. And be it enacted, That the said Garret D. Wall, Joseph C. Hornblower, and Henry W. Green, may call the first meeting of said corporation, by giving twenty days' notice thereof, in a newspaper printed in the city of Trenton, and one printed in the city of Newark, at which, or any subsequent meeting, the said corporation may choose such offioers, agents, and trustees, as they may think proper, and es. . tablish such by-laws and regulations for their own government and management of their concerns, not repugnant to the laws and constitution of this state, as they may deem. necessary, and the same may modify and annul at pleasure.
Sec. 3. And be it enacted, That the said corporation may at any time after said monument shall be completed, assign may be as. and transfer the same, with the land on which it stands, and signed to the appurtenances, to the state, and that the state will accept State. the same: Provided, that the state shall not thereby become, liable for the debts contracted by the said corporation.
Passed March 8, 1844.
An Act for the relief of Mary Laning.
Sec. 1. BE IT Enacted by the Council and General As
$60 per ansembly of this State, and it is hereby enacted by the ais
i num to be thority of the same, That the Treasurer of this state be, and paid to Mar he is hereby authorized and directed to pay unto Mary Lan- Laning. ning, widow of David Lanning, deceased, a soldier of the Revolutionary war,' or to her order, sixty dollars per annum during her natural life, in semi-annual payments of thirty dollars each : the first payment to be made on the eleventh . day of March instant.
Passed March 8, 1844..
An Act relative to carriages and other vehicles, in the county
Sec. 1. BÈ IT ENACTED by the Council and General
Assembly of this state, and it is hereby enacted by the auNon-residents thority of the same, That if any person or persons residing pot to engage out of this state shall run any vehicle within the limits of conveyance the county of Hudson, or employ the same in the conveyof passengers.
ance and carrying of passengers, or if any vehicle drawn by any team of one or more horses, which shall not be owned at the time by a person or persons residing in this state, shall be engaged or employed in the conveyance of passengers within the limits aforesaid, the owner or person driving such vehicle, or person having the same in charge, shall be liable
to the payment of a penalty of five dollars for every such Penalty.
offence, to be recovered in an action of trespass on the case with costs, before any justice of the peace of said county, by any person who shall prosecute the same, which fine when recovered and collected shall be by the officer receiving the same, paid to the collector of said county of Hudson, for the benefit of the people of said county : Provided, that nothing in this act, shall be construed to prevent any person from travelling in his own private conveyance, nor in any manner to prevent the running of any vehicle within the limits aforesaid, which shall have been hired out of said limits by any person or persons for the purpose of carrying him or them to any part of said county or elsewhere, wbile the said vehicle is employed in the conveyance of such person or persons, or the running of any coach within the limits aforesaid which belongs to any regular line of stage coaches; nor to prevent any of the inhabitants of the said county from being witnesses in any such action.
Sec. 2. And be it enacted, That whenever any person is
found violating any of the provisions of this act, the said Proceedings vehicle and team shall and may be detained and kept by the in case of officer summoning the owner, driver, or person having the violation of same in charge, to answer the judgment of the justice, who
shall try the said action, the proceedings before the said justhis act.
tice shall be summary, the board of chosen freeholders of the county of Hudson shall be named as the plaintiffs, and the pleading shall be oral, and entered upon the justice's docket, and in case judgment is given against the defendant or defendants in said action, and he or they shall not pay the same, then the justice shall issue an execution to be levied
upon the said vehicle and team, directed and to be delivered to the constable having said vehicle and team in charge, who shall advertise the same for the space of five days in the manner prescribed for the sale of goods and chattels upon execution, in and by the act constituting courts for the trial of small causes, and sell the same or such part thereof as will be necessary to make the amount of damages, costs and expenses, of advertising and selling the same, and pay the same penalty over to the county collector as hereinbefore prescribed and the surplus, if any, to the justice for the benefit of the owner of such vehicle and team.
Sec. 3. And be it enacted, That this act shall go into effect Aet when te immediately after the passage thereof.
take effect. Passed March 8, 1844.
A SUPPLEMENT to the act entitled "An Act to incorporate
the proprietors of the Orange Cemetery, in the county of Essex," passed November thirteenth, eighteen hundred and forty.
Sec. 1. BE IT ENACTED by the Council and General Assembly of this Slute, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the same, That the corporate name of the company incor- Corporate porated by the act to which this is a supplement, be and the name changsame is changed from "The Proprietors of the Orange Cem- ed. etery," to “The Proprietors of the Rosedale Cemetery;" and by that name shall be called and known in all places, and in all matters and things, wheresoever and whatsoever, any thing in the said act hereby amended to the contrary notwithstanding.
Sec. 2. And be it enacted, That all the clauses, sections, and provisions of the act hereby amended, shall be and re- Provision main in force, and apply to the said “The Proprietors of the former act to Rosedale Cemetery," (except only as the same may be re- remain in pugnant to this act) in all respects as if the said “The Pro- force. prietors of the Orange Cemetery” had been originally created under the said name of “The Proprietors of the Rosedale Cemetery."
Passed March 8, 1844.
An Act to authorize the administratrix of Sidney Freeman,
deceased, to fulfil a certain contract therein named.
"WHEREAS, Sidney Freeman, late of the city of Philadelphia,
deceased, did, in his lifetime, enter into an agreement with Ellis Freeman, of the county of Middlesex, for the sale and
conveyauce of all his right, title and interest in certain . Teal estate, whereof, of Enos Freeman, deceased, died
seized, and the said Ellis Freeman was to pay therefor the sum of four hundred dollars, and the said Sidney Freeman departed this life without having made and executed a deed of conveyance for the said property ;-and whereas letters of administration have been granted to Mary A. Freeman, widow of the said Sidney Freeman, deceased, and the said Administratrix, and all persons interested in said property, have prayed for legislative aid in the premises, therefore,
Sec. 1. Be IT ENACTED by the Council and General As
se:nbly of this State, and it is hereby enacted by the authority Administratrix author
a of the same, That Mary A. Freeman, administratrix of the ized to make' estate of Sidney Freeman, deceased, be, and she is hereby deed, authorized to make, execute and deliver to the said Ellis
Freeman, a good and sufficient deed of conveyance of all the estate, right, title and interest of the said Sidney Freeman, of, in, and to the aforesaid real estate, situate in the township of Woodbridge, in the county of Middlesex, which said deed shall be as valid and effectual as if the same had been duly executed by the said Sidney Freeman, deceased, in his lifetime.
Passed March 8, 1844.