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How to be re- Morris Aqueduct the sum of two dollars, to be recovered by covered. the said the proprietors of the Morris Aqueduct, in an action
of debt, before any court of competent jurisdiction, with costs of suit; and for every subsequent offence, shall forfeit and pay the sum of four dollars, for each offence, to be recovered by the said the proprietors of the Morris Aqueduct, in manner aforesaid, with costs.
Sec. 2. And be it enacted, That the act entitled, “ An act to
incorporate John Doughty and his associates, proprietors of The act of in- the Morris Aaneduet »
in the Morris Aqueduct," passed the sixteenth day of November, corporation and this sup- seventeen hundred and ninety-nine, the act entitled, “ A supplement to be plement to an act entitled, an act to incorporate John Doughty deemed pub- and his associates, proprietors of the Morris Aqueduct, passed lic acts.
the sixteenth day of November, seventeen hundred and ninetynine,” which last mentioned act was passed the fourteenth day of March, eighteen hundred and thirty-two, and also this present act, shall be deemed and taken as public, acts, and, as such, shall be taken notice of in all courts and places, without being specially pleaded.
Passed February 15, 1833.
AN ACT further supplementary to an act entitled, “An act to regulate
the fisheries in the river Delaware, and for other purposes,” passed the twenty-sixth day of November, eighteen hundred and eight.
Sec. 1. BE IT ENACTED by the Counci and General Assem
bly of this State, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the Penalty for same, That from and after the passing of this act, if any perfishing on son or persons, whosoever, shall cast or lay out any seine or Sunday. net in the river Delaware, within the concurrent jurisdiction of
this state and state of Pennsylvania, from sunset on Saturday until twelve o'clock on Sunday night, of each and every week, he, she, or they so offending shall forfeit and pay the sum of one hundred dollars, together with costs of suit, for each and every offence.
Sec. 2. And be it enacted, That if any person or persons shall cast, draw, or otherwise make use of any seine or net, of
sh- a larger mesh than three inches, for the purpose of catching es in seines, and times of
es of fish in the river Delaware, within the jurisdiction of this state, fishing pre- below the head of Trenton Falls, between the fifth day of June scribed. and the tenth day of July, in any year, or above the head of
Trenton Falls, of any seine or net of a larger mesh than two inches, between the tenth day of June and the tenth day of July, in any year, he, she, or they so offending shall forfeit and
pay the sum of one hundred dollars, together with costs of suit, for each and every offence.
Sec. 3. And be it enacted, That if any person or persons shall, at any time hereafter, unlawfully make use of any gill- unlawful fishing seine or drift net in the river Delaware, within the con- ing with drift current jurisdiction of this state and the state of Pennsylvania, nets. below the Trenton Bridge, without having first entered his gilling seine or drift net fisheries, as required by this act, or the act or acts to which this is a supplement, or beyond the right angles or the shore boundaries of the said fishery so entered, or with a mesh larger than six inches and a half, or with a net longer than sixty fathoms, between the first day of March and the tenth day of July, of each and every year, every person so offending shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and, on conviction thereof, shall be punished by fine, not exceeding one hundred dollars, or by imprisonment in the county jail, not exceeding three months, or both, at the discretion of the court before which such offender or offenders shall be convicted.
Sec. 4. And be it enacted, That if any person or persons shall unlawfully cast, draw, drift, anchor, stake, or otherwise Penalty for make use of any gilling seine or drift net, for the purpose of this catching fish, in the river Delaware, within the concurrent ju- in prescribed
drift net with risdiction of this state and the state of Pennsylvania, between times. the first day of March and the tenth day of July, in each and every year, every person so offending shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and, on conviction thereof, shall be punished by fine, not exceeding one hundred dollars, or by imprisonment in the county jail, not exceeding six months, or both, at the discretion of the court before which such offender or offenders shall be convicted: Provided, that this act shall not subject to Proviso. conviction and punishment any person or persons who have been subjected to a prosecution for a penalty, as provided for in the seventh and eighth sections of the act to which this is a supplement.
SEC. 5. And be it enacted, That all the acts and parts of acts Former acts which come within the purview of this act, and are contrary repealed. to the provisions of this act, be, and the same are hereby repealed: Provided, that the said repeal shall in no wise affect Proviso.. any rights acquired under the act or acts so repealed, nor invalidate nor make void any proceedings legally had or done, of commenced under the same; but the same shall be prosecuted to judgment and execution, as though the said act or acts were not repealed: And provided also, that no section, Proviso, proviso, or part of this act shall be considered as valid or operative until the legislature of Pennsylvania shall approve of the same, by enacting a similar section, proviso, or act, in whole or in part, and that from and after the passing of such law, such parts hereof as shall be so enacted and approved shall immediately go into full force and effect.
Act to be sent Sec. 6. And be it enacted, That the governor of this state to governor is hereby requested to transmit an attested copy of this act to
asylva, the governor of the state of Pennsylvania, requesting him to nia.
submit it to the legislature of that state.
Passed February 15, 1833.
AN ACT to enable the administrators of William M. Crowell, deceased,
to execute a contract made by him for the sale of real estate.
WHEREAS William M. Crowell, late of Perth Amboy, in the Preamble.
county of Middlesex, deceased, did, by writing under his hand and seal, dated the twenty-first day of March, in the year of our Lord eighteen hundred and twenty-six, covenant and agree to sell and convey unto one Abraham Bloodgood, for the sum of six hundred and forty-five dollars, a certain lot of land and premises, herein after mentioned, under which agreement the said Abraham Bloodgood has ever since occupied the said premises, and paid part of the consideration money.- AND WHEREAS the said William M. Crowell has since died without executing and delivering a deed for the same, and that Lewis Campbell and Thompson Crowell have been duly appointed administrators of his estate, and have prayed the aid of the legislature to enable them to execute the said agreement–Therefore,
Sec. 1. BE IT ENACTED by the Council and General Assembly of this State, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the same, That Lewis Campbell and Thompson Crowell, administrators of said William M. Crowell, deceased, be, and they are
hereby authorized, in fulfilment of said agreement, to make, tors of W.M. Crowell em. execute, and deliver unto the said Abraham Bloodgood a good powered to and sufficient deed, conveying unto the said Abraham Bloodmake deed for good, and his heirs and assigns, all the title, interest, and estate land to A. Bloodgood.
of which the said William M. Crowell died seized, and in the lot of land and premises, with the privileges and appurtenances to the same belonging, in the said agreement named, situated in Perth Amboy, and bounded on the north by land formerly belonging to the widow Simon, and now owned by Smith Martin; on the east, by Amboy Bay; on the south, by land of Abraham Webb; and on the west, by land formerly belonging to estate of Austin Benton, deceased, together with all the right, title, claim, and demand of the said William M. Crowell, at the time of his death, of, in, and to the water rights and privileges in front of, and appendant to, the said premises, which said deed the said administrators are authorized to de
liver, upon the receipt, by them, of that part of the consideration money, with interest, which remained unpaid at the time of the death of the said William M. Crowell; and which money the said administrators are hereby directed to account for according to law, as a part of the personal estate of the said William M. Crowell, deceased.
Passed February 16, 1833.
AN ACT to incorporate the Camden New Jersey Benevolent Society. WHEREAS a number of citizens of the county of Gloucester, Preamble.
in this state, residing in the city of Camden and its vicinity, have formed themselves into an association, or society, to which they have given the name of the Camden New Jersey Benevolent Society," the object of which is, to raise a fund to be applied towards the relief or support of such of the members thereof as shall, by sickness, age, casualty or other cause, be rendered incapable of attending to their usual trade or calling, and also towards the decent interment of deceased members, or the deceased wives of members.—AND WHEREAs the said society have, by their petition presented to the legislature, prayed to be incorporated— Therefore,
Sec. 1. BE IT ENACTED by the Council and General Assem- · bly of this State, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the same, That Isaac Cole, Richard Fetters, John Richardson, John Fetters, Ledden Davis, Chester Chattin, Ezekiel Hall, Andrew Jenkins, Doctor Thomas Lee, William Fortiner, Achilles Betts, George Bender, John Johnson, and all such other persons, not exceeding four hundred, as now are, or hereafter shall become members of the aforesaid association or society, and they are hereby ordained, constituted, and declared a body corporate and politic, in fact and in law, by the name, style, and title of the Camden New Jersey Benevolent Style of incorSociety," and, by such name, they shall have succession and poration. continuance, and be persons, in law, capable of suing and being sued, pleading and being impleaded, answering and being answered unto, defending and being defended, in all courts of law and equity whatsoever, in all manner of action and actions, Powers. suits, matters, complaints, and causes whatsoever; and that they and their successors may have and use a common seal, and shall have power to change and alter the same at pleasure; and, by their name as aforesaid, under their common seal, may make, enter into, form, and execute any contracts
emplisbresident, vi stewards, foers and assistheit
or agreements relating to, touching, and concerning the objects of said incorporation.
Sec. 2. And be it enacted, That, for the more effectual acTime and complishment of the objects of the said corporation, there shall manner of
be a president, vice-president, treasurer, secretary, assist
be à president electing offi
ant secretary, four stewards, four directors, and two messengers, with such additional officers and assistants as may hereafter be deemed necessary, who shall hold their respective offices for one year from the time of their election, or until others shall be elected in their room; and that such elections shall be held at such times and places as the said corporation shall, by their constitution and by-laws, from time to time appoint and direct; and that all the aforesaid officers shall be elected by
ballot, bv a majority of the members present at such elections; Vacancies,
and that in case any vacancy or vacancies shall occur in either how filled. of the said offices, by death, resignation, or otherwise, such
vacancy or vacancies shall and may be filled, for the remainder of the term in which they shall respectively happen, by a special election for that purpose, to be held in the same manner as the said annual elections, and at such place and time as
shall be appointed by the constitution and by-laws of said corProviso. poration: Provided, that nothing in this act shall in any man
ner prejudice the appointment of officers hitherto made by the said society, and whose term of office is not yet expired; but that they shall be deemed and held, and are hereby declared to be officers thereof, until the expiration of the time for which they were elected, respectively, or until others shall be elected or appointed in their room, as aforesaid.
SEC. 3. And be it enacted, That the estate and property, of Property vest what kind soever the same may be, now held by the said soed in the com- ciety, shall be vested in the body politic and corporate hereby pany. constituted; which said body politic and corporate shall, by the
name and title aforesaid, be able and capable, in law, to purchase, receive, take, hold, and convey, for the use and benefit of said society, and for the purposes expressed in the preamble of this act, any lands, tenements, hereditaments, and any sum or sums of money, rights, securities, goods, and chattels, by gift, alienation, devise, bequest, or otherwise, of any person or persons, bodies politic or corporate, legally authorized and
able to make the same: Provided, that the clear yearly value thereof limited.
or income of the real or personal estate of the said corporation shall not exceed the sum of two thousand dollars.
Sec. 4. And be it enacted, That the said corporation be, May make and they are hereby authorized and empowered to make, constitution adopt, and use, and from time to time to alter, amend, or change, and by-laws. laws. ' as by them may be deemed expedient, such general form of a
constitution and such by-laws, for the transaction of business, and for effecting the purposes of the association aforesaid, as to the members of the said society, or the major part of them, duly met, shall be deemed right and proper: Provided, that nothing in