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OF LITTLE DUCK CREEK.

CHAPTER 454.

OF LITTLE DUCK CREEK.

AN ACT entitled An Act to change the name of the stream or water

course now known as "Little Duck Creek” to “Leipsic River."

Xame changed to Leipsic river.

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

SECTION 1. That the stream or water course now known by the name of “Little Duck Creek” be and the same shall hereafter be known as Leipsic River.

Passed at Dover, March 20, 1889.

CHAPTER 455.

OF LEWES CREEK.

AN ACT to change the name of Lewes Creek to Lewes River.

To be known as

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

SECTION 1. That the stream of water now known as

"Lewes Creek” be and the same is hereby changed to “Lewes Lewes river

River."

Passed at Dover, March 20, 1889.

OF BROAD CREEK.

CHAPTER 456.

OF BROAD CREEK.

AN ACT to change ihe name of Broad Creek in Sussex County to Laurel

River.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met: SECTION I. That the stream in Sussex County heretofore

Vamo known as and called Broad Creek, be and the same is hereby changed to changed to the name of Laurel River, and by that name shall river. be hereafter known and designated.

SECTION 2. This act shall be deemed and taken to be a public act.

Passed at Dover, April 22, 1889.

CHAPTER 457.

OF THE PASSING AND PUBLICATION OF LAWS.

AN ACT to Revise and Extend the Time of Recording Private Acts.

WHEREAS, By Section 3 of Chapter 4 of the Revised Preamble. Statutes of the State of Delaware, it is provided that private statutes (namely), such as are not of a public nature or published as such shall be recorded in the Recorder's office in one of the counties of this State within twelve months after their passage or they shall be void; and,

WHEREAS, A number of the private and unpublished acts heretofore passed have been allowed to become void through ignorance of the aforesaid enactment, therefore, for the purpose of relieving the parties interested of the embarrassments

OF PASSING AND PUBLISHING LAWS.

Time for recording

renewed and reenacted.

and disappointments arising from such neglect in the premises; therefore,

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met, (twothirds of each branch concurring therein):

SECTION 1. That all unpublished acts heretofore passed private acts which have not by special acts been repealed and that have

become void on account of not being duly recorded in compliance with the provisions aforesaid, be and the same are hereby severally renewed and re-enacted, and together with the provisions therein contained are respectively declared to be in full force, and all acts and transactions done and performed under the provisions of said acts respectively shall have the same force and effect, and be as valid to all intents and purposes as if the said acts had been severally recorded according to law. Provided, that this enactment shall not take effect in the case of any act that has become void as aforesaid until a certified copy thereof procured of the Secretary of State shall be duly recorded in the Recorder's office of one of the counties of this State; And provided further, that no such copy of a voided act shall be received for record after the expiration of one year from the passage of this act.

SECTION 2. This act shall be deemed and taken to be a public act and be published as such.

Passed at Dover, February 6, 1889.

TITLE SECOND.
Of the Public Revenue, and the Assessment, Collection

and Appropriation of Taxes.

CHAPTER 458.

OF THE REVENUE OF THE STATE.

AN ACT to carry into Effect the Provisions of An Act Creating a "State

Board of Trustees for the Care of the Insane."

State,

Value of

at

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met: SECTION 1.

That the State Treasurer be and he is hereby State Trensauthorized to issue bonds of the State of Delaware to the bonds of the amount of seventy-five thousand dollars, each bond to be of the value of one hundred dollars with coupons or interest bonds. warrants thereto attached for each half year's interest thereon. The said bonds shall be numbered from 1 to 750 inclusive, Date of shall be dated July 1, A. D. 1889, and shall bear interest from Rate of and after that date at the rate not exceeding four per centum interest. per annum, payable semi-annually on the first days of July and January in each and every year, while they remain un- Interest paid, payable at the Farmers' Bank in the City of Wilming-Farmer ton on presentation of the coupon representing such semi-ilannual installments of interest. The principal of said bonds shall be payable at the Farmers' Bank of the State of Dela- Bonds payware, at Wilmington, on the first day of July, A. D. 1899, on presentation and surrender of said bonds, but the same or any When they part thereof may be redeemed at the option of this State on deemed. any first day of July or January in or after the year A. D. 1891, upon thirty days' notice published in one newspaper in certisement the City of Philadelphia, and one newspaper in the State of reature Delaware, indicating by their numbers the bonds thereby Bonds to bo called and elected to be redeemed. The said bonds shall each the be signed by the Governor, Secretary of State and State ernor, SecTreasurer, on behalf of this state, and shall have the Great state and Seal impressed thereon or affixed thereto. The signature

able in 1999.

After ad

State Treasurer.

OF THE REVENUE OF THE STATE.

Form of

Treasurer's of the State Treasurer shall be engraved or printed on each each coupon coupon, and the coupon attached to each bond shall be nuin

bered consecutively from 1 to 19, respectively.

SECTION 2. The said bonds authorized to be issued by this act shall be in the following form, to wit:

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, bond

STATE OF DELAWARE.
No.

Loan of 1889.
These presents certify and make known that the State of
Delaware is held and firmly bound unto the bearer in the sun
of one hundred dollars, lawful money of the United States of

America, which the said State promises and binds itself to Date of pay to the bearer at the Farmers' Bank in the City of Wilbonds.

mington on the first day of July, A. D. 1899, with interest at
a rate not exceeding four per centum per annum likewise
payable at the Farmers' Bank in the City of Wilmington on
the first days of July and January in each and every year,
whilst the same principal sum remains unpaid, on the presen-
tation of the coupons thereto annexed, representing such
semi-annual instalments of interest.
Dated at Dover, the first day of July, A. D., 1889.

Witness the Great Seal of the State of Dela

ware, and the hands of the Governor,
[GREAT SEAL.]

Secretary of State and State Treasurer,
the day and year aforesaid.

Governor.
Secretary of State.

State Treasurer.
And the coupon shall be in the following form to wit :
No.

The State of Delaware will pay to bearer at the Farmers'
Bank of the State of Delaware, at Wilmington, on the first
day of— A. D., the sun of dollars, for six
months interest on bond No-loan of 1889, dated July 1,
1889.

State Treasurer. SECTION 2. It shall be the duty of the State Treasurer to Record of

provide a record of the proper size and proportions to be reTreasurer.

tained in his office, so ruled as to afford a separate space for
each coupon, and a space at the top of each page of said
record, for each bond when paid or redeemed, and each space
at the top of said record shall bear the same number as the
bond, a record whereof is intended hereby to be preserved.

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