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ERRATA. Through a typographical error solio 321 was printed as folio 521.

JOHN P. SAULSBURY,

Secretary of State.

LAWS

OF THE

STATE OF DELAWARE,

PASSED AT A

Session of the General Assembly,

COMMENCED AND HELD AT DOVER

ON TUESDAY, JANUARY 1st, A. D. 1889,

AND IN THE

YEAR OF THE INDEPENDENCE OF THE UNITED STATES

THE ONE HUNDRED AND THIRTEENTH.

VOLUME XVIII-PART 2.

1889:
PRINTED AT THE DELAWAREAN OFFICE,

DOVER, DEL.

LAWS OF DELAWARE

TITLE FIRST.

Of the Jurisdiction and Property of the State; its Legis

lation and Laws.

CHAPTER 448.

OF BOUNDARY LINE.

AN ACT in relation to the Boundary Line Between the State of Delaware

and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

WHEREAS, It appears that the boundary line between the Preamble. State of Delaware and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania has by reason of the destruction, removal, or mutilation of the monuments erected upon said line become uncertain; therefore,

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met:

SECTION 1. That Hon. Thomas F. Bayard, Hon. B. L. Lewis and Hon. John H. Hoffecker are hereby appointed com-sioners ap

pointed. missioners on the part of the State of Delaware, and as such commissioners are hereby authorized to act in conjunction with a similar commission from the Commonwealth of Penn- Pennsylsylvania to examine, survey and re-establish the boundary missioners. line which separates this State from the Commonwealth of

Boundary Pennsylvania. When said boundary line is thus fixed, re- lino to bo established and re-located it shall be the duty of the commis- established.

OF BOUNDARY LINE.

to be erected.

commis

surveyor

sioners hereby appointed, acting in conjunction with the Monuments

commission aforesaid by and on behalf of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, to mark its location by the erection of enduring monuments; and they shall, acting in conjunction as aforesaid, make a detailed report in duplicate of their opera

tions, which said report executed in duplicate as aforesaid Detailed shall, together with the field notes of surveys, descriptions of field notes monuments, maps, and other items of interest connected in duplicate with said work, immediately after the performance thereof,

be signed in duplicate by each of said commissioners and by

the civil engineers employed in said work. The said comOath to be missioners and engineers shall severally acknowledge before taken by

an officer duly authorized to take acknowledgments of deeds, sionery and

&c., that the facts set forth in said report and in said field before an officer.

notes of surveys, description of monuments, maps, and other items of interest connected with said work executed in duplicate as aforesaid, are true and correct to the best of their knowledge and belief, which said acknowledgments shall be duly certified to under the hand and seal of said officer.

One of said duplicates, together with the field notes of surField notes veys, description of monuments, maps, and other items of

interest connected with said work shall be taken by the comcounty.

missioners appointed by and on behalf of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and the other of said duplicates, together with the field notes of surveys, description of monuments, maps, and other items of interest connected with said work shall be taken by the commissioners appointed by and on behalf of the State of Delaware, and shall by said last mentioned commissioners be recorded in the Recorder's office of New Castle County, State of Delaware, and after being so recorded

shall be forwarded to and filed in the office of Secretary of Filed in the State of the State of Delaware and by him recorded and filed Secretary and carefully preserved in his office as are other official docu

ments deposited by law in said office. Consent of SECTION 2. That it shall require the consent of a majority neomary to of the commissioners hereby appointed to fix, re-establish

and re-locate said boundary line or any part thereof, or to deboundary.

termine any other question which may arise from or out of Commis. sioners may

the proceedings hereby authorized. The commissioners may administer also administer oaths or affirmations for the faithful performfaithful per-ance of duty to any person or persons employed by them under of duty. the provisions of this act.

Section 3. That for the purpose of providing for the Expenses.

compensation of the said commissioners and for divers others

corded in New Castle

of State.

establish

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