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Lot No. 1-containing two hundred and twenty-four acres and eighty-two hundredths of an acre, or thereabout, to Isaac K. Lippincott, for the sum of six thousand seven hundreds and forty-four dollars and sixty cents, or about that sum.

Lot No. 2-containing fifty-six acres and forty-two hundredths of an acre, or thereabout, to Thomas Carhart, for the sum of one thousand five hundred and ninety-three dollars and eighty-six cents or about that sam..

Lot No. 3—containing thirty-two acres and eighty-five hundredths of an acre, or thereabout, to Amos Walling, for the sum of eight hundred and seventy-eight dollars, and seventy-three and three-quarters of a cent, or about that sui.

Lot No. 4–containing eighteen acres and forty-three hundredths of an acre, or thereabout, to Jonathan Tilton, for the sum of seven hundred and nine dollars and fifty-five and a half cents, or about that sum.

Lot No. 5-containing fifty-nine acres and fifty-two hundredths of an acre, or thereabout, to Ezra Osborn, for the sum of one thousand, three hundred and thirty-nine dollars, and twenty cents, or about that sum.

Lot No. 6-containing fifty-six aeres, and eighty-four hundredths of an acre, or thereabout, to Ezra Osborn, for the sum of seven hundred and fifty-three dollars, and thirteen cents, or about that sum.

Lot No.7-containing forty-eight acres and forty-six liundredths of an acre, or thereabout, to Isaac K. Lippincott, for the sum of one thousand two hundred and twenty-three dollars, and sixty-one cents, or about that sum.

Lot No. 8-containing twenty-four acres, and eleven hundredths of an acre, or thereabout, to Richard C. Burrows, for the sum of one thousand and thirty-six dollars, and seventythree cents, or about that sum.

Lot No. 9-containing seven acres, and 'thirty-four hundredths of an acre, or thereabout, to Isaac K. Lippincott, for the sum of one hundred and thirty-five dollars and seventynine cents, or about that sum.

Lot No. 10-containing sixteen acres, and fifty-seven hundredths of an acre, or thereabout, to Ezra Osborn, for the sum of one hundred and ninety-four dollars, and sixty-nine and three-quarter cents, or about that sum.

Lot No. 11-containing fifty-nine acres, and thirteen hundredths of an acre, or thereabout, to James Sproul, for the sum of one thousand, nine hundred and eighty dollars, and eighty-five cents, or about that sum.

Lot No. 12–containing twenty-six acres, and two hundredths of an acre, or thereabout, to Thomas I. Walling, for the sum of eight hundred and fifty-eight dollars, and sixtysix cents, or about that şum.

Lot No. 13-containing forty-nine acres, and forty-two hundredths of an acre, or thereabout, to Amos Walling, for the sum of one thousand four hundred and fifty-seven dollars and eighty-eight cents, or about that sum.

Lot No. 14-containing forty aeres, and thirty-five hundredths of an acre, or thereabout, to Joseph Carhart, for the sum of two hundred and eighty-two dollars, and forty-five cents, or about that sum.

Lot No. 15—containing sixty-one acres, and thirty-four hundredths of an acre, or thereabout, to Horatio Kearney, for the sum of seven hundred and fifty-one dollars, and fortyone cents and a half, or about that sum, amounting in the whole to the sum of nineteen thousand, nine hundred and forty-one dollars, and nineteen cents, or about that sumwho were duly reported by said commissioners, to the said Orphans' Court, in the term of January, eighteen hundred and thirty, as the purchasers of said property, and therupon the said Orphans' Court, in the said term of January, eighteen hundred and thirty, duly approved and confirmed said sales, and ordered the said commissioners to make deeds therefor to the purchasers respectively.

And Whereas, after the said sale, some of the said purchasers parted with their interest in whole, or in part, for a valuable consideration in the property thus purchased by them as aforesaid, in consequence whereof, some of the deeds were made and executed, not to the purchaser or purchasers, at the said commissioners' sale, but to the person or persons who held, under such purchaser or purchasers, that is to say, the deed for lot No. 4, purchased at said commissioners sale by Jonathan Tilton, was made by the said commissioners to Joseph R. Walling; the deeds for lots Nos. 5, 6, aud 10, pur chased at said commissioners sale by Ezra Osborn, and for lots, Nos. 7 and 9, purchased at said commissioners' sale by Isaac K. Lippincott, and for lot No. 8, purchased at said commissioners' sale by Richard C. Burrows, were made by said commissioners to John I. Taylor; the deed for lot No. 13 purchassed at said sale by Amos Walling, was made by said commissioners to Amos Walling, Douglas E. Stout and Wil. liam Walling; and the deed for lot No. 11, purchased at said sale by James Sproul, was made to James Sproul, John Sproul and Joseph Sproul, which is alleged to be irregular.

AND WHEREAS, the said deeds were made and accepted under the full impression, and belief on the part of the said commissioners and purchasers that such substitution was fre quently made, and that the same was a virtual and prope compliance with the order of said Orphans' Court, legal ane valid in itself.

And WHEREAS, it is represented that some, or all of the said commissioners, were at the time of, or shortly after the said sale, by the said commissioners, in some way interested in said property, or some part thereof, by reason of all which and of other alleged informalities, and irregularities, in the said sale, and conveyances of the said property, by the said commissioners, doubts have arisen respecting the title to all of said lots.

Axd WHEREAS, it is represented that the said sale, by the said commissioners, and the conveyances by them subsequently made, were made in good faith, and for a fair, just and full consideration has all been honestly and fully paid to the persons lawfully entitled to receive the same.

AND WHEREAS, since the said sale, by the said commissioners, great and valuable improvements have been made and put upon the said property, and that the same is now in the hands of many innocent owners and occupants, holding under the said deeds from the said commissioners, and it is expedient and just to have the difficulties, if any exist, reinored, and the titles, if they be defective, confirmed by Legislative enactment.

Now THEREFORE, for the purpose of quieting the titles of said purchasers, and of all who hold under the said commissioners, either directly, or by subsequent conveyance or conveyances ;

Sec. 1. Be IT ENACTED, by the Council and General Asşernbly of this Siate, and it is hereby enacted by the authori'y of the same, That the several deeds so given by the said Deed: given commissioners. for the said several lots, shall be deemed and by Co

'sioners made taken, and the same are hereby declared to be valid and effec- valid. tual in law, to convey the estate therein and thereby intended to be conveyed, and that the said deeds, or any of them, and all subsequent conveyances of the said estate, or any part thereof, shall not be impeached in any court whatever, for any such alleged interest in the said commissioners, or any of them, in the property so sold by them as aforesaid, or for any alleged defect or informality in the execution of the powers of the said commissioners, or in the proceedings of the said Orphans' Court, and that the said deeds, or any of them shall not be impeached, or invalidated upon any other ground than that of absolute, direct and actual fraud on the part of the said commissioners.

Passed February 14, 1844,

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Sec. 1. BE IT ENACTED by the Council and General Assembly of this Stale, and it is hereby enacted by the au

thority of the same, That John Minor, of the county of John and Ra- Mercer, be, and he is hereby, divorced from his wife, Rachel chel Minor Minor, and that the marriage contract now existing between divorced.

them be, and the same is hereby absolutely dissolved; provi. ded, however, that nothing herein contained shall be construed or taken to render the issue of said marriage illegitimate.

Passed February 14, 1844.

An Act to divorce Martha Jacobus, of the county of

Essex, from her husband, Calvin D. Jacobus.

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

se:nbly of this Stale, and it is hereby enacted by the authority Martha and of the same, That Martha Jacobus, of the county of Essex, Calvin D. be, and she is hereby divorced from her husband, Calvin D). Iacobus di- Jacobus, and that the marriage contract now existing between Yorced.

them be, and the same is hereby absolutely dissolved.

Passed February 15, 1844.

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sell the real estate, franchises, and works of the Trenton Delaware Falls Company, have represented that said work is encumbered for more than it would bring at public sale, and that doubts exist whether by the law now existing, the same can be sold at sheriff's sale; and have represented that the interests of the creditors of said company would be promoted by a sale of such real estate, franchises and works, clear of all encumbrance, and have prayed for legislative aid therein, therefore,

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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 said receivers may sell the real

Receivers estate, franchises and works of the Trenton Delaware

entov. Delaware authorized to Falls Company, at public sale, to the highest bidder, free sell real and clear of all incumbrance, and may make to the pur- taie. chaser thereof, as good and sufficient a title in law, as the said company had in said real estate, franchises and works. free and clear of all mortgages, judgments, or other leins whatever.

Sec. 2. And be it enacted, That the purchasers thereof. shall hold said works, franchises and real estate, as Purchasers to a joint-stock company, in the same manner as the original be joli stockholders held the same ;-Provided, they shall not extend their capital beyond the limits of the charter, or in any. Wise contravene the provisions thereof;—And Provided further, that after said purchase, the said company sball be known as “The Trenton Water-Power Company,” and by Prov that name may sue and be sued, have a common seal, and exercise all its corporate powers. Sec. 3. And be it enacted, That nothing in this act shall

Rights of be construed to affect the rights of the several creditors are of the said " The Trenton Delaware Falls Company” lo to be afiecter. receive their distributive share of the proceeds of the said sale according to law, and provided further that nothing herein contained shall be construed to invalidate any exKling leases made by said company or assignments thereof.

Passed February 15, 1844.

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