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mer commissioners. They have powers by the act, to make rules and orders for cleansing the streets, &c. It is repealed by the act of March 30, 1798—L. & A. 499.

An Act concerning the recovery of debts and demands to the value of ten pounds in the city of New York; passed February 16, 1797–L. & A. 31.

This act authorizes a court to be held at the city hall, gives its powers, form and process, fees, &c., and repeals the twentieth section of the ten pound act; amended by the act of March 21, 1800—2 K. & R. 111. Incorporated in the revision of 2 K. & R. 101.

An Act further to amend an act, entitled, “an act for the encouragement of common Schools ; " passed March 10, 1797-3 Gr.

397.

By this act one-sixth of the moneys appropriated by the act, and raised by taxes in the city, is to be divided annually among the charity schools of the city, and the other five-sixths to be distributed by the mayor, aldermen and commonalty to charity and other schools. It is incorporated in the revision of 2 Kent and R. 101.

An Act for altering the times of holding a court of General Sessions of the peace in and for the city and county of New York, and for altering one of the terms of the Courts of Common Pleas and General Sessions of the Peace, in the county of Albany; passed March 17, 1797–3 Gr. 401.

This act directs the terms to be held on the first Tuesdays of July, October, January and April, of each year, and may be continued to be held until the Tuesdays next fol

lowing:

An Act to regulate the practice of Physic in this State; passed March 23, 1797–L. & A. 104.

This first section relates to New York, sau dires, mat no person practicing physic or surgery in the city of New York, to convenue it without proving that he has already practiced two years, or has been duly licensed.

An Act to amend the law to prevent the bringing in and spreading of infectious diseases in this State; passed March 28, 1797L. & A. 131.

An Act for electing Representatives for this State in the House of Representatives of the Congress of the United States of America; passed March 28, 1797–L. & A. 145.

B; this act the state is divided into ten districts, and the city and county (except the bevath ward) is made one district, and entitled to one representative in Congress. Repeals far as relates to counting, canvassing and returning votes given at the electian big the act of March 27, 1799—668.

An Act for the establishment and support of a Lazaretto; passed March 30, 1797–L. & A. 156.

This act appropriates $4,500 to the building of a lazaretto on Governor's Island. The Esth sction of this act repealed by the act of February 23, 1798, p. 273; and that part of the act which relates to the masters and wardens of the port of New York excepted; the act is repealed by the act of March 30, 1798, p. 499.

In Act to authorize the raising moneys by tax in the city and county of New York, for defraying the public expense; passed April 3, 1797–L. & A. 215. Annual tax law,

An Act to amend an act, entitled, an act for the more effectual prevention of Fires, and to regulate buildings in the city of New York, and to repeal and explain certain acts therein mentioned; passed April 3, 1797—L. & A. 223.

This act is amendatory to the act of April 8, 1796, p. 332, and both this act and the act amended, are repealed by the act of March 27, 1801—2 Kent and R. p. 114.

An Act to amend an act, entitled, an act for the better settlement and relief of the poor; passed April 3, 1797—L. & A. 227.

Masters of vessels, under this act, to report their passengers under a penalty of fifty dollars.

An Act for the payment of certain officers of government, and other contingent expenses; passed April 3, 1797-L. & A. 231.

This act makes provision for the confinement of prisoners in the jail of the city and county of New York, until the state prison is finished.

An Act to amend the act, entitled, an act making provisions for the more due and convenient conducting public prosecutions at the Court of Oyer and Terminer, and Jail Delivery and General Sessions of the peace; passed January 8, 1798—L. & A. 244.

By this act the city and county of New York is added to the District of Kings, Queens, Suffolk, Richmond and Westchester.

An Act to authorize the Methodist Episcopal Church in the city of New York, to elect additional trustees; passed January 19, 1798-L. & A. 245.

An Act constituting a Commissioner in the city of New York, to do certain acts appertaining to the office of Chancellor, and a judge of the Supreme Court, and for other purposes therein mentioned ; passed January 26, 1798—L. & A. 247.

The recorder of New York made a commissioner ex-officio under certain statutes, and the clerks of the supreme court may tax costs and sign judgment rolls in that court.

An Act providing for the expense of the Health office in the city of New York; passed February 23, 1798—L. & A. 273.

The eighth, and part of the ninth sections of the act to prevent the bringing in and spreading of infectious diseases in the state, repealed, and also part of the fifth section of the lazaretto act.

An Act to amend an act, entitled, an act concerning Sheriffs, and the service and return of process, and the act entitled, an act concerning Coroners; passed February 24, 1798—L. & A.

This act directs the sheriff of New York to enter into a bond in the penal sum of $20,000. Repeals the first section of the act of February 24, 1787, concerning coroners.

An Act more effectually to discover and apprehend offenders in the city of New York; passed March 2, 1798—L. & A. 282.

This act establishes a police office, and makes the chancellor, judges of the supreme court. mayor, recorder, and every of the aldermen judges, and authorizes the appointment of two special justices, and clerk.

An Act concerning the General Sessions of the peace, and Jail

for offenders, in and for the city and county of New York ; passed March 2, 1798—L. & A. 280.

Alters the terms of the general sessions, and makes the bridewell a jail for the safe keeping of prisoners. It had been used before for state criminals.

An Act supplementary to the act, entitled, an act for the regulation of Pilots and Pilotage for the port of New York, and for other purposes therein mentioned; passed March 16, 1798—L. & A. 312. This act is limited to the first day of March, 1800.

An Act to enable the Mayor, Recorder, and Aldermen, of the city of New York, to order the raising of moneys by tax, for the maintenance of the poor, and for defraying the other contingent expenses arising in the city and county of New York; passed March 20, 1798-L. & A. 330.

Annual tax law.

An Act to incorporate the Firemen of the city of New York ; passed March 20, 1798—L. & A. 332. · The corporation by this act is limited to the first Tuesday of April, 1818. It is incorporated in the revision of Kent and Radcliff, vol 2, p. 530.

An Act to amend the act making alterations in the Criminal Laws of the State, and for erecting State Prisons; passed March 30, 1798—L. & A. 383.

This act relates principally to the state prison. It authorizes the inspectors of the prison to appoint the keeper, who was before appointed by the governor and council. It designates the person who may visit the prison, the authority of the inspectors in relation to the government of the convicts and the penalties for escaping from, &c.

An Act to incorporate the United States Insurance Company of the city of New York; passed March 20, 1798—L. & A. 336."

Amended February 16, 1805—4 W. p. 11.

An Act to provide against infectious and pestilential diseases ; passed March 30, 1798-L. & A. 403.

Br this act commissioners of the health office are directed to be appointed, and their power and duties detailed Regulations are made in respect to nuisances in the city ON JEW York. Vessels subject to quarantine. Passengers under quarantine regulatous s Appropriates money for the buildings on Bedlows Island, and for building a laza.:o in such place as shall hereafter be designated, and declares the health officer Bhali le physician to the lazaretto, and that the commissioners shall have the superintendent of it in other respects. It repeals the proviso in the first section of the act, eccled an act for the more effectual prevention of fires in the city of New York. And

repeat the act, entitled an act to prevent the bringing and spreading of infectious dere in this state, passed the fourth of May, 1784, page 117; and the act, entitled, an * to amend the act, entitled an act to prevent the bringing in and spreading of in

is distempers in this state, passed March 27, 1794, page 144; and the act, entill an act to prevent the bringing in and spreading of infectious distempers in this state. passed April 1, 1796, page 305; and the act, entitled an act to amend the act, estate an act to prevent the bringing in and spreading of infectious diseases in this Lite passed February 10, 1797, page 367; and the act, entitled, an act to amend the S to present the bringing in and spreading of infectious diseases, passed March 6, 113 and the act for the establishment of the lazaretto, passed March 30, 1797. So lar as they respect the city and county of New York, and except so much of the last enacting clause as relates to the master and wardens of the port of New York. The turteenth section of this act is repealed by the act of March i, 1799, page 595.

An Act relative to the public buildings in the city of Albany, and for erecting an Arsenal in the city of New York; passed March 30, 1798—L. & A. 418.

An Act to incorporate the Stockholders of the New York Insurance Company ; passed April 2, 1798—L. & A. 432.

Amended April 4, 1860, session 23, chapter 84. Amended again March 6, 1801, session 24, chapter 19.

An Act concerning certain Streets, Wharves, and Piers, and the Alms-House and Bridewell, in the city of New York; passed April, 1798—L. & A. 459.

This act repeals the thirty-fourth and thirty-sixth sections of the act of the seventh of March, 1798.

An Act subjecting goods sold at auction to additional duty for the support of foreign poor, in the city of New York; passed April 4, 1798—L. & A. 484.

An Act concerning the State Prison ; passed February 15, 1799 -4 L. & A. 577.

An Act for the relief of Jabez Johnson; passed February 22, 1799–4 L. & A. 580.

An Act to amend an Act, entitled, an Act to provide against infectious and pestilential Diseases; passed February 25, 1799–4 L. & A. 587.

This act authorizes and directs the purchase of land upon Staten Island, and appropriates money for the erection of a - Marine Hospital.” It repeals the 13th section of the act of March 30, 1799–4 L. & A. 418.

An Act to incorporate the Society of the Lying-in-Hospital of the city of New York; passed March 11, 1799–4 L. & A. 608.

An Act relative to the Supreme Court; passed February 1, 1799–4 L. & A. 558.

The clerk of the supreme court in New York is authorized and directed to destroy certain papers filed in his office before the 9th of July, 1776.

An Act to regulate the passing of Carriages, Wagons, Carts and Sleighs, by cach other, in the city of New York ; passed March 23, 1799–4 L. & A. 648.

This act directs, that carriages, wagons, carts, and sleighs, meeting each other, shall take the left of the street or road. It is incorporated in the revision of 2 K. & R. 110.

An Act to amend an Act, entitled, an Act for regulating Elections; passed March 27, 1799–4 L. & A. 668.

This act provides, that the ballots for governor, senators, &c., shall be counted and estimated by the inspectors of the election. It repeals the act of March 28, 1797, so far as it relates to the canvassing and returning votes.

An Act to regulate the Salting, Repacking and Inspection of

Beef and Pork for exportation; passed March 29, 1799–4 L. & A. 708.

By this act five inspectors and repackers of beef and pork, and an inspector general, for the city and county of New York, who is authorized and directed to superintend the repackers are to be appointed, and their duty and powers are detailed. This act repeals all former acts upon the same subject matter.

An Act concerning the Court of Probates ; passed March 30, 17994 L. & A. 724.

This act authorizes and directs the judge of the court of probates at Albany to deliver to the surrogate of the city of New York certain documents. By a former act the court of probates was directed to be held in Albany; and the preamble of this act recites, that the papers and documents, in that court, principally relate to the southern district, and the removal of them would be inconvenient. The judge of the court of probates is authorized and directed, by this act, to deliver to the surrogate of the city and county of New York certain moneys and papers, &c.

An Act to invest the Mayor, Aldermen, and Commonalty of the city of New York, with adequate powers in relation to certain objects of importance to the Health of the said City ; passed March 30, 1799–4 L. & A. 733.

An Act for supplving the City with pure and Wholesome Water; passed April 2, 1799–4 L. & A. 810. Supplementary act March 25, 1808—5 Web. 294.

An Act further to amend the laws relative to the Militia of this State; passed March 30, 1799–4 L. & A. 739.

Br this act the militia of this state is arranged into five divisions, and every housebolder and occupant in the city of New York is required to give the name of every male, between the age of eighteen and forty-five, under the penalty of ten dollars; and it repeals so much of the act of 9th of March, 1793, and the act of the 11th of April, 1796, as respects the collection of fines by regimental court martials.

An Act for the Assessment and Collection of Taxes : passed April 1, 1799-4L. & A. 747.

By this art three commissioners in each county of the state are directed to he appointe hr the person administering the government, and special provisions are introdocery in the act, relative to the collection of taxes in the city of New York; and the 3.99, eriiled, an act for the more effectual collection of taxes in the city and county of New York, so far as it directs the mode of assessment by the assessors, is repealed.

In Act directing the mode of granting Letters of Administratior in certain cases, where persons shall die intestate, in the city of New York; passed April 1, 1799_4 L. & A. 784.

This at diserts administration, in certain cases, lo he granted to the chamberlain of the cit, and allows him five per cent commission. It also authorizes the special jus. tires to take possession of the effects of intestates, to prevent waste and embezzlement, 22!! administration shall be granted.

An Act to amend the Act, entitled, an Act for the better settlefent of the Poor; passed April 1, 1799–4 L. & A. 803.

This art relates particularly to the duties of masters of vessels from foreign countries in palation to passengers. &., and imposes a penalty of 500 dollars; and repeals the act of pril 3, 1797, in relation to the poor.

An Act for the Inspection of Flour and Meal; passed April 2, 1799- L. & A. 821. This act repeals all former acts upon this subject.

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