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aforesaid; in such case the directors may sue for and recover the whole amount of his deposit note or notes with costs of suit; and the amount thus collected shall remain in the treasury of said company, subject to the payment of such losses and expenses as have accrued, or may thereafter accrue, and the balance, if any remain, shall be returned to the party from whom it was collected, on demand, after thirty days

from the expiration or cancellation of his or her policy.

Js Sec. 12. And be it enacted, That whenever, and so often of company as it shall happen, that the whole amount of the funds of the iire insuffici- said company, and of the sums due on the deposit notes held

by it shall be insufficient to pay the whole loss occasioned by anente may be "y made on the any fire, the directors shall assess upon and demand from each members. member a further sum, in proportion to the original amount

of his or her deposite note, and shall divide the whole amount of the said funds, deposit note and assessment, among the sufferers by such fire who have been insured by said company, in proportion to their losses and the amounts by them respectively insured, but no assessment of a greater amount than one dollar on every hundred dollars by the members respectively insured, shall at any time be made for the loss or damage occasioned by any one fire, and any member who shall pay the whole amount of his or her deposite note and of any assessment then made, and surrender his or her policy of

insurance, shall be discharged from all liability for any loss When cem. or damage that may occur after such payment and surrender. pany can 15. Sec. 13. And be it enacted, That no policy shall be issued alle policies.

by said company until application shall be made for insurance

to the amount of fifty thousand dollars at least. Place of busi- Sec. 14. And be it enacted, That the operations and busi

ness of the corporation, shall be carried on and conducted at such place in the county of Essex as shall be designated by a majority of the directors present at their first regular meet

ing in every year.

2 Sec. 15. And be it enacted, That at every annual meeting make annual statement of of the said company, the directors for the time being, shall affairs. make or exhibit a full and true statement of the affairs and

business of the said company for the preceding year, for the general satisfaction of the members of said company.

Sec. 16. And be it enacted, That this act shall continue in Limitation of force thirty years, subject to be altered, amended, modified or

repealed by the Legislature, at any time hereafter, when, in their opinion, the public good may require it.

Passed February 13, 1844,

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AF Act to incorporate the Temperance Beneficial Ago.

sociation of Vincent Town.

WHEREAS, a number of the inhabitants of the village of Vin

cent Town and its vicinity.,.in the county of Burlington, have formed themselves into an Association or Society, to which they have given the name of “the Temperance Beneficial Association of Vincent Town," the object of which is to create a fund to be applied towards the relief or support of such of the members thereof as shall by sickness, Preamble:casualty or other cause, be rendered incapable of attending to their usual occupation or calling, as well as to discourage Intemperance, and, also, towards the decent interment of deceased members, or the deceased wives of members ;And whereas, it is believed an act of incorporation will promote the object of the Society, and add to the security. of its property, and the said society, having, by petition presented to the Legislature, praying to be incorporated :THEREFORE-

me, That Oficet, John Doron E. Budd, N


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Sec. 1. Be IT ENACTED by the Council and General Assembly of this Slate, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the same, That Oliver Cox, Jonathan Haines, Jo- Names of seph A. Jones, Andrew H. Scott, John Doron, Abraham Brown, Stacy G. Lee, Israel Alloways, Andrew. E. Budd, M.. D., Thomas B. Woolston, George W. Dobbins, and all such other persons, not exceeding at any one time five hundred, as now are or hereafter shall become, members of the said. Society, be, and they are hereby ordained, constituted, and declared a body corporate and politie, in fact and in law, by the name and title of " the Temperance Beneficial Association Style of: of Vincent Town," and by such name they shall have succession and continuance, and be in law capable of suing and being sued, pleading and being impleaded, answering and Powers. being answered unto, defending and being defended, in all courts of law and equity whatsoever, in all manner of action and actions, suits, matters, complaints, and causes whatsoever; and that they and their successors may have and use a common seal, and shall have the power to alter and change the same at pleasure; and by their name as aforesaid, and under their common seal, may make and enter into, form and execute, any contracts or agreements relating to, touching or con-cerning the objects of the said corporation.

Sec. 2. And be it enacted, That for the more effectual accomplishment of the objects of the said incorporation, there

Oficers, how shall be a President, Vice President, Secretary, Assistant Secelected. retary, Treasurer, two Stewards, and one Messenger, and

such other officers and assistants as shall be deemed necessary; all of whom shall be elected annually by ballot, by a majority of the members present at a meeting convened for that purpose, upon two weeks notice of such meeting being published in one of the newspapers published at Mount Holly in the comty of Burlington.

Sec. 3. And be it enacted, That the estate and property, of Waat real & what kind soever the same may be, now held by the said society, personal es- shall be vested in the body corporate and politic, hereby cretate corporators may

ated, which said body corporate and politic shall by the name holu. and title aforesaid be able and capable in law, to purchase,

receive, take, hold, and convey, for the use and benefit of said society, and for the purposes expressed in the preamble of this act, any lands, tenements, hereditaments, and any sum or sums of money, rights, securities, goods and chattles, by gift, alienation, devise, bequest or otherwise, of any person or per

sons, bodies corporate or politic, legally authorised to make Proviso. the same;-Provided, that the clear yearly income or value

of the real and personal estate of the said corporation shall not exceed the sum of one thousand dollars.

Sec. 4. And be it enacted, That the said corporation be, May make and they are hereby authorised and empowered to make, constitution adopt, and use, and from time to time alter, amend or change, and by-laws, as by them may be deemed expedient, such general form of a

constitution and such by-laws, for the transaction of business and for effecting the purposes of the society aforesaid, as to the members, or a majority of the members present, duly met, shall be deemed right and proper;—Piovided, that nothing in the said constitution and by-laws be repugnant to the constitution and laws of this State or of the United States.

Sec. 5. And be it enacted, That the sole and exclusive obObjects of in-ject of the Society hereby incorporated, shall be the relief of

its respective members, when sick or disabled by bodily infirmities, from pursuing their ordinary avocations, the payment of the expenses incident to the decent interment of deceased members, or the deceased wives of members, as provided for in the constitution and by-laws of said society, and such other necessary expenses as shall accrue by carrying into effect the objects set forth in the preamble, and in this and the foregoing sections of this act; and no part of the funds of said corporation shall be used for banking purposes, or in any other way except as provided for in this act.

Sec. 6. And be it enacted, That it shall be lawful for the Legislature of this State, at any time hereafter, to amend, repeal, or modify this act, as they shall think proper.

Passed February 14, 1844.

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As Act for the relief of Joseph Parker of the county:

of Mercer.




Sec. 1. BE IT ENACTED by the Council and General Assembly of this state, and it is hereby enacted by the authoruly of the same, That the Treasurer of this state, be, and $112 to le he is hereby authorized and directed to pay unto Joseph paid

Parken Parker, of the county of Mercer, a soldier of the revolutionary war, or his order, the sum of one hundred and twelve dollars, in full of his claims against the state, not heretofore provided for.

Passed February 14, 1844.

Å supplement to an act entitled - An act to incorpo

rate the Howell Works Company," passed the 4th day of March, 1828.

Sec. 1. BE IT ENACTĄD, by the Council and General Assembly of this State, and it is hereby enacted by the allthorily of the same, That the said, the Howell Works Company, incorporated under the act entitled "An act to incor- Manufacture porate the Howell Works Company," passed the fourth day of Cotton

woolen goods of March, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-eight, be, authorized. and they are hereby authorized to engage in, and carry on, in the township of Howell, in the county of Monmouth, in addition to their other powers under said act, the manufacture of Cotton and Woollen goods in any, and all their different varieties, and the business incident thereto, any thing in the original act of incorporation, to the contrary notwithstanding.

Passed February 14, 1844...

An Act for the relief of Jasper Provost, of the county

cf Middlesex.


Sec. I. Be It ENACTED by the Council and General As.

an. sembly of this State and it is hereby enacted by the authori. num. 10 bety of the same, That the Treasurer of this state be, and he naid to Jasper is hereby authorized and directed to pay unto Jasper Provost Provost.

of the county of Middlesex, a soldier of the Revolutionary war, or his order, the sum of sixty dollars per annum, during his natural life, in semi-annual payments of thirty dollars each, the first payment to be made the fourth day of March next.

Passed February 14, 1844.

An Act to confirm the sales of the Real Estate where

of Edmund Kearney, deceased, late of the county of Monmouth, died seized.


WHEREAS, the Orphans' Court of the county of Monmouth,

in this state, in the term of April, eighteen hundred and twenty-nine, upon the petition of Daniel Holmes, appointed James Hopping, Edward: Taylor, and Leonard Walling, commissioners, to divide the real estate whereof Edmund Kearney, deceased, late of said county of Monmouth, died seized, among the persons entitled thereto, upon which application such proceedings were had that in the term of July, eighteen hundred and twenty-nine, the said Orphans' Court ordered said commissioners to sell said real estate, under which last mentioned order, the said commissioners, on the third and fourth days of November, eighteen hundred and twenty-nine, sold said real estate, consisting of a tract of land, containing about seven hundred and eighty one acres, situated in the township of Middletown, in the county of Monmouth, aforesaid, in parcels, to the following persons, viz:

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