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Sect. 1. Be it enacted by the senate and house of represen

tatives of the commonwealth of Pennsylvania, in general assembly 40 dollars to met, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the same, That be paid to J. the sum of forty dollars, be, and the same is hereby granted M'Guire ; 10 John M'Guire, to be paid immediately after the passing of

this act, to him or his order, out of any money in the treasury and annuity of

not otherwise appropriated ; and that an annuity of forty dolbe paid to W. lars be granted, for the use of John M‘Guire, for life, to be Mitchell, as paid to William Mitchell, of Bucks county, his executor or

executors, his their lawful attorney, to commence the first day of January, one thousand eight hundred and twelve ; and to be paid half yearly, to the said William Mitchell, his ex

ecutor or executors, administrator or administrators, his or How to be their lawful attorney, out of any money in the treasury, not expended.

otherwise appropriated; which annuity shall be expended by the said William Mitchell, his executor or executors, his or their lawful attorney, in providing clothing and diet for the said John M'Guire, and it shall be, and is hereby made the

duty of William Mitchell, his executor or executors, adminisAccounts to

trator or administrators, his or their lawful attorney, to make be rendered

an annual return to the orphans' court of Bucks county, on to the orphans' oath or affirmation, how, and in what manner, he or they court, &c.

have executed the trust in him or them confided by this act ; and it shall be the duty of the clerk of said court, to file said account without fee or reward.

JOHN TOD, Speaker

of the House of Representatives.

P. C. LANE, Speaker of the Senate. APPROVED—the third day of February, one thousand eight hundred and twelve.

SIMON SNYDER.

CHAPTER XXVIII.
A SUPPLEMENT to the act, entitled An act establishing

ibe seat of government of the commonwealth of Pennsylvania,
at Harrisburgb, in the county of Dauphin.'

Sect. I. BE it enacted by the senate and house of representa

tives of the commonwealth of Pennsylvania, in general assembly Offices to be met, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the same, That removed in

all the offices attached to the seat of government of this state, April, 1812. shall be removed within the month of April, one thousand

eight hundred and twelve, to the borough of Harrisburgh, in the county of Dauphin; and that it shall be the duty of the

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principal of each department, to order, direct and superintend the princiof the removal of the books, papers, records and other docu- pal of each to ments of his respective office, and whatever furniture attach

superintend, ed to the same, may be thought fit to be removed ; and the Shall sell use. costs and expenses attending the said removal, shall be paid less furniture. for and defrayed, as other contingent expenses of the govern- Costs of re

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paid. Sect. 11. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, The clerks of That it shall be the duty of the clerk of each house of the each house legislature, to remove or cause to be removed, to Harrisburgh &c. on or be: b: aforesaid, on or before the first day of June next, allthe papers, fore the first c records, books and documents, belonging to each house, as of June, next. : aforesaid, together with whatever furniture may be thought fit for removal, and when so removed, to place them in a

suitable manner for the reception of the legislature, at their o next session ; and all the costs and expenses attending said Costs of res c removal, shall be paid for, and defrayed out of the money al-moval, how In ready appropriated for that purpose ; and the commissioners paid.

Powers of a appointed by virtue of the act, entitled "An act establishing

. the seat of government of the commonwealth of Pennsylva- sioners anhi nia at Harrisburgh, in the county of Dauphin," to superin- nulled. isu tend, and direct with the officers, the removal aforesaid, are I hereby superseded, and their office, and duties revoked and az abolished; and it shall be the duty of the state-treasurer, to de- Monies drawn er mand, receive, and enforce the repayment of all monies drawn by them to be and received by the said commissioners, to defray the expen

repaid. ¿ses of removal aforesaid, and the same to pay out, as he shall

be drawn on by the said clerks respectively, to discharge and defray the expenses of the s .d removal, in pursuance of the directions of this act.

Sect. 111. And be it further enacted by the authority afore- Superfluous · said, That the principal of each office or department, shall furniture to cause all and every kind of furniture attached to his office;

be sold, which he shall deem unfit to be removed, to be sold at public

and proceeds vendue, and pay the amount arising from such sale, into the of, paid into state treasury ; and the clerks of each house shall cause to be the treasury. sold, in the same manner, the furniture of each house of the legislature, respectively attached to the said houses, which shall be adjudged by a committee of each house, unfit to be removed, a schedule of which shall be delivered to each clerk respectively ; and pay the money arising from the said sales, into the state treasury.

Secr. iv. And be it furtber enacted by the authority afore. Money to be said, That the state-treasurer be, and he is hereby authorized, deposited in after the removal aforesaid, to deposit in the name of this the branch commonwealth, such part of the public money as may and bank at Harshall be paid into the treasury office, and deemed unsafe to be

risburgh. there kept, in the office of discount and deposit of the Philadelphia bank, at Harrisburgh, for the purpose of meeting and

Proyiso.

Repealing section.

paying the demands and money due by the state, and payable by the said treasurer : Provided, the sum so deposited in the branch bank aforesaid, shall not at any one time exceed the sum of twenty-five thousand dollars,

Sect. V. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That so much of any law, as is hereby alte red and supplied, be, and the same is hereby repealed.

JOHN TOD, Speaker

of the House of Representatives.

P. C. LANE, Speaker of the Senate. APPROVED-the seventh day of February, one thousand eight hundred and twelve.

SIMON SNYDER.

CHAPTER XXIX.

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A SUPPLEMENT to an act, entitled "An act to enable tbc

governor of this commonwealth, to incorporate a company for making an artificial road, by the best and nearest route, from Berwick, on the northeast branch of the Susquehanna ; or from the mouth of the lower Wopebawley, to that point on the north line of this state, which is nearest to Newton, on the river Tioga, in the state of New York.

Sect. I. BE it enacted by the senate and house of representatives of the commonwealth of Pennsylvania, in general assembly

met, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the same, That Route of the

the president, managers and company of the Susquehanna and varied. Tioga turnpike road, be, and they hereby are, authorized and Provided it empowered, to carry the said road, upon such route, as they commence on may think proper : Provided, that the commencement thereof the Susque shall be on the river Susquehanna, at some convenient place, hanna, &c.

at or between the town of Berwick, and the mouth of Shiks. and terminate in a direction hinny creek, and that the termination thereof shall be at towards the some place, at or between a point on the state line, in a direcCayuga lake, tion to the Cayuga lake, north of the village of Tioga point,

and the place of termination designated by the act, to which Subscriptions this is a supplement: Provided, that any person who has heremay be withdrawn. tofore subscribed, shall have liberty to withdraw his subscripThis act not tion, at any time within three months after the passing of this to defeat a

act: And provided also, that the alteration made in the route former appro- of said road or any other alteration made by this act, shall

not by any means be so construed as to defeat or annul the grant made for improving the aforesaid road, nor prevent the governor from drawing his warrant, in favour of the president, managers and company thereof, agreeably to the pro

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visions of an act, entitled “An act for the improvement of the state;" passed March the twenty-first, one thousand eight t hundred and eight.

JOHN TOD, Speaker

of the House of Representatives.

P. C. LANE, Speaker of the Senate. Approved--the seventh day of February, one thousand eight hundred and twelve.

SIMON SNYDER.

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CHAPTER XXX. An act more particularly directing the issuing of patents. 2

Sect. 1. BE it enacted by the senate and house of representatives of the commonwealth of Pennsylvania, in General Assembly met, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the same, That Patents to be in all cases where warrants have issued under the laws, evidence on requiring settlements within the purchase of one thousand sev- which the en hundred and sixty-eight, and previous purchases, and warrants whereon surveys have been, or hereafter shall be made and were granted, filed in the surveyor general's office, it shall be the duty of the land-officers, to issue patents therefor, without further evidence of settlement and improvement, than that upon which the warrant was granted, except other claims are set up for the same land, which cases, the board of property shall be competent to decide on, in the usual manner.

JOHN TOD Speaker

of the House of Representatives.

P. C. LANE Speaker of the Senate. 1 APPROVED—the seventh day of February, one thousand eight hi hundred and twelve.

SIMON SNYDER

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CHAPTER XXXI.
An ACT granting an annuity to Jacob Plumb, a wounded

militia man.
WHEREAS it satisfactorily appears to the legislature,
that Jacob Plumb served in the year one thousand seven hun-
dred and eighty-two, with the militia, against the Indians, and
was wounded on the right shoulder by a ball, and tomahawk-
ed across his nose, which wounds, add to the infirmity of
age: Therefore,

Sect. 1. Be it enacted by the senate and bouse of represen. tatives of the commonwealth of Pennsylvania, in general assembly met, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the same, 40 dollars to the sum of forty dollars, be, and the same is hereby granted be paid 10 J.

Plumb, to Jacob Plumb, to be paid immediately after the passing of

trustee.

this act, to him, or his order, out of any money in the treasury and an annui- not otherwise appropriated ; and that an annuity of forty dolty of like

lars be granted for the use of Jacob Plumb, for life, to be paid amount, to Adam Lepley, of Somerset county, his executor or exec

utors, his or their lawful attorney, to commence the first day of January, one thousand eight hundred and twelve, and to

be paid half yearly, to the said Adam Lepley, or his executor to be paid to or executors, administrator or administrators, or his or their A. Lepley as

lawful attorney, out of any money in the treasury, not otherwise appropriated; which annuity shall be expended by the said Adam Lepley, his executor or executors, his or their lawful attorney, in providing clothing and diet for the said Jacob Plumb, and it shall be the duty of the said Adam Lepley his

executor or executors, administrator or administrators, his or Who shall ac- their lawful attorney, to make an annual return to the orphans' count to the court, of Somerset county, on oath or affirmation, how and in orphans'

what manner he or they have executed the trust in him or erset county

them confided by this act; and the clerk of said court is hereby enjoined, and required to perform all the duties enjoined by the act, without fee or reward.

JOHN TOD, Speaker

of the House of Representatives.

P. C. LANE, Speaker of the Senate. APPROVED—the seventh day of February, one thousand eight hundred and twelve.

SIMON SNYDER.

court of Som

CHAPTER XXXII.
A SUPPLEMENT to an act, entitled An act establisbing

an academy in the town of Mercer, in the county of Mercer,
and to grant a sum of money thereto.

Sect. 1. BE it enacted by the senate and house of representa

tives of the commonwealth of Pennsylvania, in general assembly met, Meetings of and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the same, That the first the trustees meeting of the trustees, mentioned in the act to which this is of Mercer

a supplement, shall be at the town of Mercer, on the first academy, re- Monday in April next, and if by any cause whatever, the gulated.

said trustees, or a majority of them, do not meet on the said day, they may lawfully meet at any other time, and proceed to perform the duties enjoined on them, as fully and effectually, as if they had met on the said first Monday in April.

JOHN TOD, Speaker

of the House of Representatives.

P. C. LANE, Speaker of the Senate. APPROVED--the seventh day of February, one thousand eight hundred and twelve,

SIMON SNYDER.

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