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"The county of Salem shall pay the sum of twenty-one hundred and fifty six dollars.
The county of Cape May shall pay the sum of six hun. dred and sixty six dollars.
The county of Atlantic shall pay the sum of four hun. dred and sixty six dollars.
The county of Mercer shall pay the sum of nineteen hundred dollars.
The county of Camden shall pay the sum of fifteen Enumeration of articles hundred and fifty two dollars. taxed at spe Sec. 3. And be it enacted, That the assessors of the cific sums.
several townships, cities or boroughs of this state, to raise the aforesaid sum of forty thousand dollars, shall assess and rate the several articles and things hereinafter enu. merated, at the following sums:
Every covering horse or jack, above three years old, any sum not exceeding ten dollars, to be paid by the person upon whose premises the horse, or jack is kept; all other horses or mules, three years old and upwards, any sum not exceeding eight cents.
All neat caitle, three years old and upwards, any sum
, not exceeding four cents each. "Enumeration of articles Sec. 4. And be it enacted, That in assessing the afore. taxed at dis said sum of forty thousand dollars, the following articles, cretion of
persons and things shall be rated and valued, at the discretion of the assessor, to wit:
All tracts of land of inore than twenty acres, at any sum not exceeding one hundred dollars. by the hundred acres: and all houses and lots of land of twenty acres and under, connected therewith, and all lots of land of twenty acres and under, not connected with houses, shall be valued by the respective assessors, at their discretion, valuing and rating the same, however, in proportion to the actual yearly rent, or value of the same, as near as may be, according to the scale by which they shall rate lands in regard to the actual yearly rent or val. ue thereof.
All householders (under which description shall be included all married.men,) the estimated value of whose ratable estate does not exceed thirty three dollars, any sum not exceeding three over and above their certainties and other estate made rateable by this act.
All merchants, shopkeepers, auctioneers and traders, any sum not exceeding ten dollars.
All fisheries where fish are caught for sale, any sum net exceeding twenty dollars.
All grist mills, for each run of stones, any sum not ex. ceeding six dollars.
All clover-mills, any sum not exceeding ten dollars. *All cotton manufactories, any sum not exceeding thirty dollars.
All sail duck manufactories, any sum not exceeding ten dollars.
All woollen manufactories, any sum not exceeding ten dollars.
All carding machines, propelled by water or steam, and not connected with any cotton or woollen manufactory, any sum not exceeding three dollars.
All cupola furnaces, any sum not exceeding fifteen dol. lars.
All blast furnaces, other than cupola furnaces, any sum not exceeding thirty dollars.
All saw mills, for each saw, any sum not exceeding eight dollars.
All forges that work pig-iron, and forges and bloom. eries that work bar iron, immediately from ore or cinders, for each fire, any sum got exceeding six dollars.
All rolling and slitting mills, any sum not exceeding thirty dollars.
All paper mills not exceeding three dollars for each en. gine.
All snuff mills, any sum not exceeding nine dollars.
All powder mills, any sum not exceeding fifteen dollars.
All oil mills or oil presses, any sum not exceeding nine dollars.
All bark mills propelled by water or steam, for grinding bark for sale, any sum not exceeding ten dollars.
All fulling miils, not connected with any woollen manufactory, any sum not exceeding four dollars.
Every ferry or toll bridge, any sum not exceeding twenty dollars. * All tan yards where leather is tanned for sale or hire, each vatt, any sum not exceeding thirty cents.
All distilleries used for distilling spirits from rye or other grain, or molasses, or other foreign materials, any sum not exceeding one hundred dollars.
All other distilleries used for distilling, any sum not excecding thirty dollars, having due regard to the size capa: city and use of said stills.
Every coach or chariot, any sųm not exceeding five dollars. .
Every phæton, coachee or four-wheeled ehaise, withi -steel or iron spings, any sum not exceeding four dollars.
Every four-horse stage-wagon, any sum not exceeding five dollars.
Every two-horse stage-wagon, any sum not exceeding two dollars and fifty cents.
Every covered riding wagon, any sum not exceeding one dollar.
Every two-horse chair or curricle, with steel or iron springs, any sur not exceeding one dollar and fity cents.
Every riding-chair, gig, sulky or pleasure wagon, any sum not exceeding seventy five cents.
Every dearborn wagon, with steel, iron, or wooden springs, any sum not exceeding seventy five cents.
Every printing, bleaching and dying manufactory, any sum not exceeding ten dollars.
Every earthen or stone ware manufactory, any sum not exceeding seven dollars and fifty cents.
Every glass or porcelain manusactory, where glass or porcelain ware is manufactured for sale, any sum not exceeding ten dollars.
Every tobacco manufactory, other than snuff mills, conducted by steam, horse or water power, having due regard to the extent and capacity of the same, any sum noi exceeding ten dollars.
Every single man, whether he lives with his parents or not,any sum not exceeding one dollar and fisty cents, over and above the certainties made rateable by this act, if any single man be a householder he shall be taxed as other householders are liable by law to be taxed; provi: ded, that nothing in this section shall be construed to subject any species of property to be taxed more than once; - and that no properly herein specifically mentioned as
taxable, shall be subject to a tax as real estate. Manufacturers, des how Sec. 5. And be it enacted, That it shall be the duty of to be assessed the assessors to assess all manufacturers, milles, lumber,
wood, coal, and other merchants of whatever kind, not hereinbefore mentioned, according to the extent of their
operations and the capital employed, as, other certainties of Ae named in this act are taxed.
Sec. 6. And be it enacted, That it shall be the duty of every assessor to make and carry out, in his tax book, and the duplicate thereof, a just and true valuation of all the real estate made liable by law; and that the amount of tax assessed in each townsnip, city or borough, above what is raised from tne certainties, shall be levied by a per centage ypon such valuation.
Séc. Á. And be it enacted, That' the said sum of forty thousand dollars shall be assessed, levied and collected in m the manner prescribed in the act entitled “ An Act con- assessing and cerning taxes,” passed the tenth day of June, one thou- penalty for sand seven hundred and ninety nine, and the several sup. veglect. plements thereto; and the several officers therein men. tioned are hereby required to perform the several duties on them enjoined thereby under the pains and penalties for neglect of duties imposed by said acts; and the assessors, collectors and other officers concerned in the assessment and collection of said tax, shall be entitled to the fees and compensation allowed by the before mentioned acts.
Sec 8. And be it enacted, That this act shall go into op. eration, and be in full force immediately after the passage thereof.
Passed March 14,-1844.
A supplement to an acf entitled “ An Act to erecta part of
the county of Gloucester into a new county, to be called the county of Camden," passed March twelfth eighteen hundred and forty four:
Sec. 1. BE IT ENACTED by the Council and General As. sembly of this State and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the same, That the present member of the legislative council of the county of Gloucester, shall be and remain the representative in council of the county of Gloucester, until the meeting of the next legislature of this state, and shall be entitled to and exercise all the privileges, power and immunities as such member, as fully as if the act to which this is a supplement had not passed.
Act when to
take effect. Sec. 2. And be it enacted, That the county of Camden shall compose a part of the first congressional district of this state; and that this act shall take effect from and after the passage thereof.
Passed March 14, 1844.
An Act to alter the northeastern boundary of the city of
Sec. 1. Be it ENACTED by the Council and General
Assembly of this State, and it is hereby enacted by the auPart of the thority of the same, That all such parts of the city of TrenTrenton t on lying and being northeasterly of the following lines or annexed to boundaries, to wit: Beginning in the Assanpink creek, near to Lawrence. the mouth of a brook, corner of lads late of Samuel Dickin
son, and of Joseph Broadhurst, deceasəd ; thence by the line between the said lands, and of others, north about thirty-two degrees west, to the Delaware and Raritan Canal ; thence up the middle of said canal to the line between the township of Lawrence and the city of Trenton be, and the same are hereby annexed to the township of Lawrence, in the county of Mercer, and shall be hereafter considered as a part of said township of Lawrence, anything in the act entitled, “ An act to incorporate the city of Trenton," passed the seventh day of March, one thousand eight hundred and thirty-seven, to the contrary notwithstanding, and that this act shall take effect from and after the passage thereof.
Passed March 14, 1844.
AN ACT to divorcee Hannah Maria Berry, of the county of
Passaic, from her husband James Berry.
"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 Hannah Maria Berry, of the county of Passaic, be, and she is divorced from her husband, James Berry, and that the marriage contract, heretofore existing between them, be, and the same is hereby absolutely dissolved.
Passed March 14, 1844.