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in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and sixty-six, to the first day of January, in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and sixty-eight; passed December 23, 1765—V. S. 465.

An Act to prevent Frauds, by the adulteration of Potash and Pearlash ; passed December 19, 1766—V. S. 486. Casks to be marked with the owner's name and residence.

An Act to enlarge the time for the Constables of the City of New York, who shall be collectors of taxes, to pay in the taxes to be raised in the said city, and for the more effectual collection of the taxes already assessed ; passed January, 13, 1768—V. S. 499.

An Act to ascertain the size of Casks in which white bread shall be packed within the city of New York, and to regulate the man. ner in which the same shall be sold; passed February 6, 1768—V. S. 513.

This act was amended March 24, 1772—Chap. 1547, p. 681.

An Act to suspend an Act, entitled an Act for the more effectual prevention of Fires, and for regulating the buildings in the city of New York, and to indemnify such persons as have incurred the penalties mentioned in said Act; passed December 31, 1768—V. S. 519.

This act is amendatory of an act of 1761, chap. 1162, and authorizes the erection of wooden buildings until January, 1774.

An Act further to increase the number of Firemen in the city of New York; passed December 31, 1768—-V. S. 521.

Forty-nine additional to be appointed.

An Act to amend an Act, entitled, an Act to prevent the expor. tation of unmerchantable Flour, and the false Taring of Bread and Flour Casks; passed May 20, 1769–V. S. 537.

This act is amendatory of the act of November 24, 1750, which was the first act in relation to the inspection of flour. Inspection to be at or after the sale; and two inspectors to be appointed, who are to share the profits equally.

An Act for the more effectual collection of taxes in the city of New York; passed May 20, 1769— V. S. 538.

By this act the collector may levy the amount of taxes upon the person in possession, or upon the owner living in any other ward, or the owner may be sued when living out of the city.

An Act for the more effectual prevention of Fires in the city of New York; passed December 30, 1769–V. S. 517.

This act prohibits pitch, tar, turpentine, &c., to be put in certain parts of the city, and the firing of guns, squibs, rockets, &c., south of fresh water.

An Act to establish the Rates to be taken for Wharfage of Ships and other Vessels; and the Rates to le taken for Cranage within the city ; passed January 27, 1770—V. S. 563.

This act establishes the rates of wharfage and cranage, and authorizes the owners of wharves to appoint a whartinger.

An Act to amend an Act, entitled, an Act for settling a Ministry, and raising a maintenance for them, in the city of New York, county of Richmond, Westchester, and Queen's county; and an Act, entitled, an Act to enable the inhabitants of the city of New York to choose annually two Vestrymen for each respective ward within the said, so far as the same relates to the election of the Church wardens and Vestrymen, of the city of New York; passed January 27, 1770—V. S. 565.

By this act the church wardens and vestrymen are to be chosen the same day with the aldermen and other officers

An Act to revive an Act, entitled, an Act to enable the Mayor, Deputy Mayor, Recorder and Aldermen of the city of New York, for the time being, or the major part of them, to raise a tax for mending and keeping in repair the public Wells and Pumps in the said citv, to the south of fresh water, and other purposes therein mentioned, with an addition thereto; passed January 27, 1770— V. S. 566.

An Act to revive and continue an Act, entitled, an Act to ascertain the size of Casks, in which white Bread shall be packed within the citv of New York, and to regulate the manner in which the same shall be sold; passed January 27, 1771–V. S. 566.

This act continues the act amended to January 1, 1775.

An Act further to regulate the Inspection and Branding of Flour; pased February 16, 1771–V. S. 608.

Flcar manufactured out of the colony is required, by this act, to be branded with the Date of the colony where manufactured; and the name of the manufacturer to be traided on the four before inspection. The act to continue in force until January 1,

An Act for the better regulation of the election of officers of the city of New York, chosen by virtue of the charter granted to the &.city, and other purposes therein mentioned; passed February 16, 1771-V. S. 620. This át was passed to remedy defects in the charter as to what freeholders were en

mte, and the rights of freemen of the city. it directs, that no person shall vote ILI , &c., in right of a freehold less than forty shillings, which he or they must barbati une month in possession, unless by descent or devise. And no freeman to Tule curse he has been admitted three months, and has resided in the ward one month.

13 Act to amend an Act, entitled, an Act to establish the Rates to be taken for Wharfage of Ships and other vessels, and the rates Do w taken for Cranace, in the city of New York; passed February 16, 1771-V. S. 625. This act directs who are responsible for wharfage and cranage.

An Act for the more effectual punishment of persons who shall be ulty of any of the trespasses therein mentioned in the cities of

w York and Allany, and township of Schenectady, passed Feb. Mury 16, 1771–V. S. 626.

This act imposes a penalty of ten pounds upon persons breaking glass windows, porch knockers, and authorizes the seizure of the offender, where he is not known, and to be held until his name is discovered.

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An Act for the inspection of Sole Leather, in the city of New York; passed January 22, 1772–V. S. 631.

This act directs that no sole leather be disposed of until inspected, sealed and weighed. The act to remain in force until 1777.

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An Act for the inspection of Flax, in the city of New York; passed March 24, 1772–V. S. 681.

This act directs that no flax shall be sold unless inspected and marked.

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An Act for the better support of the Hospital to be erected in the city of New York; passed March 24, 1772—V. S. 685.

This act directs eight hundred pounds annually to be paid to the hospital, for twenty years, out of the excise in New York.

An Act to settle and establish the line or lines of Division, between the city of New York and the township of Harlaem, so far as concerns the right of soil in controversy ; passed March 24, 1772.

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An Act to regulate the sale of Brick in the city and county of New York; passed March 8, 1773—V. S. 773.

The size and quality of bricks to be deemed merchantable by this act is given.

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An Act to prevent the sale of goods at night, by Vendue, Auc. tion, or outcry, in the city of New York; passed March 8, 1773– V. S. 774.

An Act to empower the Mayor, Recorder and Aldermen, of the city of New York, or the major part of them, to order the raising a sum, not exceeding eighteen hundred pounds, for the uses therein mentioned ; passed February 8, 1774-3 V. 4.

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An Act to continue an act, entitled an act to prevent the danger arising from the pernicious practice of lodging Gunpowder in dwelling-houses, stores or other places within the city of New York, or on board vessels within the harbor; passed February 8, 1774– 3 V.5.

elit esportation of unmerchantable Flour, and Mal and fiour Casks ; passed April 3, 1170

An Act for the better fixing and ascertaining the division line between Montgomere Ward and the Out ward of the city of New York, on the Easterly side of Montgomere Ward; passed Febru. ary 8, 17743 V.6.

By this act the division line between the two wards is described.

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An Act for the better regulating the public Roads in the city and county of New York; passed March 9, 17743 V. 38.

By this act the mayor, aldermen and commonalty,ʻare made commissioners of roads, and their powers detailed. Act to remain in force to March 1, 1777.

An Act to lay a tax on Dogs in the cities of New York and Al

evidence an ancient record of the office be the city and county of New York, of an * bron Jambus Kip and Henrica, bis wife to

bany, and counties of Queen and Suffolk ; passed March 9, 1774-3 V. 41.

By this act, persons keeping dogs, to pay one shilling for the first, two shillings for the second and four shillings for every dog above two. Collectors empowered to distrain for the tax on dogs.

An Act to enable Lewis Morris and John Sickles to erect and build a Bridge across Harlaem River; passed March 10, 1774—3 V. 76.

An Act for altering the time of assessing and collecting the taxes for the support of a minister, and the poor in the city of New York; passed January 31, 1775—3 V. 84. Tax under this act to be assessed 1st Tuesday of May.

An Act to empower the Mayor, Recorder and Aldermen of the city of New York, or the major part of them, to order the raising a su not exceeding two thousand pounds, for the uses therein mentioned; passed January 31, 17753 V. 85.

Be the fourth section, persons breaking or damaging lamps, incur a penalty of twenty pounds

An Act to amend an act, entitled an act for the more effectual prevention of Fires, and for the regulation of buildings in the city of New York; passed April 1, 1775—3 V. 102.

The act amended, continued to January 1st, 1776. The provisions of this act are minute and particular in relation to the erection of buildings, &c.

An Act to regulate the Pilots, and establish their pilotage, between Sandy Hook and the Port of New York, and other purposes therein mentioned ; passed April 1, 1775—3 V. 104.

Governor by this act empowered to appoint a master and wardens of the Port of New York, and to commissionate branch pilots.

An Act to revive an act, entitled an act for the better and more effectual collection of Taxes in the city of New York ; passed April 1, 1775—3 V. 118. Continues the act amended to 1785.

An Act to prevent the exportation of unmerchantable Flour, and the faise taring of bread and flour Casks; passed April 3, 1775

3 V. 165.

in Act to confirm the proceedings of the Commissioners, heretoivre appointed by a law of this Colony, to settle the line or lines Op division between the city of New York and the Township of Harlaem, and for establishing the boundary between the city and township; passed April 3, 1775—3 V. 171. The lines of division are given.

An Act for admitting in evidence an ancient record of the office of the Town Clerk, for the city and county of New York, of an identure of release from Jacobus Kip and Henrica, his wife to

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Samuel Verplank and others, and the several indorsements there.

its there on, for certain lands therein mentioned ; passed April 3, 1775—3 V. 174.

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An Act to revive and amend the two acts therein mentioned, respecting Pot and Pearl Ashes; passed April 3, 1775—3 V. 182.

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An Act to revive an act, entitled an act for the more effectual punishment of persons who shall be guilty of any of the trespasses therein mentioned, in the cities of New York and Albany, and the Township of Schenectady; passed April, 1775—3 V. 195.

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An Act to ascertain the quality of Pot and Pearl Ashes ; passed
April 23, 17841 Gr. 100.

One or more inspectors to be appointed for New York. Amended March 29, 1790–
2 Gr. 313.

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An Act for the inspection of Sole Leather in the city of New
York; passed April 28, 1784-1 Gr. 103.

Common council to appoint two inspectors for New York.

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An Act to prevent the bringing in and spreading of infectious distempers in this State ; passed May 4, 1784-1 Gr. 117.

Designates Bedlow's Island, as a place of quarantine, or such other place and for such time as the governor, in his absence, the mayor of New York, may direct, and allows the inspecting physician twenty-eigiit shillings for each vessel visited. Amended March 27, 1791-3 Gr. 144.

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An Act to prevent the exportation of unmerchantable Flour, and the false taring of bread and lour Casks; passed March 16, 1785, -1 Gr. 160.

One inspector for New York, and he to appoint his own deputies Supplementary act March 7, 1788-2 Gr. 130.

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An Act to restrain hawkers and pedlers; passed April 4, 1785
-1 Gr. 176.
Incorporated in the revision of Kent and R. vol. 1, p. 41.

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An Act to appoint the place of holding the Supreme Court of
Judicature of this State, in future, and to prolong the terms thereof,
and for other purposes therein mentioned; passed April 7, 1785-
1 Gr. 178.

Terms in New York, 3d Tuesday of January and April. Terms in Albany, last Tues-
day of July and the third Tuesday in October each year. October and April were terms
of three weeks, January and July terms of two weeks. The clerk's office to be held in
New York, and to appoint a deputy at Albany. Papers, &c., to be removed every six
months to New York.

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An Act authorizing the Auditor to audit certain accounts and claims, and for other purposes therein mentioned; passed April 22, 1785-1 Gr. 183.

Sec, 14 requires auctioneers to make quarterly returns of sales and payments of duties, under oath, to the state treasurer. Sec. 15 revokes their liconses for neglect or refusal.

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