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of the affairs of the company, exhibiting the amount of its stock, debts, and credits; the different kinds of pottery manufactured; the number of persons employed, and their respective compensations; and an account of the profit and loss: and that the stockholders may, if they think fit, at any general meeting, elect, by ballot, any five of their number for the purpose of examining into the state of the affairs of the said company, who shall have right of access and examination to and of all the books of the said company; and the said persons, or a majority of them, may at any time call a general meeting of the stockholders, giving like notice as is above directed to be given by a board of directors for the like purpose.
Sec. 9. And be it enacted, That no transfer of stock shall be How trans- valid or effectual, until such transfer shall be entered or regisfers of stock tered in the book or books, to be kept by the president and dito be made.
rectors for that purpose. Capital not Sec. 10. And be it enacted, That no part of the funds of this to be employ. company shall be employed in banking operations, or for other ed in bank
purposes not plainly set forth by the provisions of this act; and ing.
the legislature of this state shall have authority, for just cause, May be repealed or mo. at any time after the expiration of fifteen years, hereafter, to dified. alter, amend, or repeal this act.
Passed January 18, 1833.
AN ACT appointing a commissioner to execute conveyances for certain
lands, divided and set off by John Lydacker, junior, and Albert Lydacker, deceased, in the lifetime of the said Albert Lydacker, deceased.
WHEREAS John Lydacker, junior, Margaret Lydacker, widow
of Albert Lydacker, deceased, Cornelius Harman, and Isaac Lydacker, sons of the said Albert Lydacker, deceased, have represented to this legislature, that John Lydacker, junior, and Albert Lydacker, deceased, made a joint purchase of a certain stone quarry lot, situate in the township of Harrington, county of Bergen, and state of New Jersey, adjoining the Hudson river and the Closter mountain, lying between the Palisado rock and the Hudson river, as appears by a map thereof, herewith produced.—AND WHEREAS the said John Lydacker, junior, and Albert Lydacker, deceased, did divide the said premises into five unequal parts, and mark out the same by metes and bounds, as appears by the map aforesaid, and did agree that John Lydacker, junior, should take, as his part of the said premises, lots number one, number three, and number five, and Albert Lydacker, deceased, should
receive the remaining lots, number two and number four, as his part of the same, as they were marked out by them, and as appears upon the said map.- AND WHEREAS Albert Lydacker has died since the division of the above mentioned premises, and before releases were given from each to the other, and the said John Lydacker, junior, is desirous to obtain a partition of the same, as expeditiously as possible, and as the said agreement cannot be carried into effect by the ordinary modes prescribed by law in other cases—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 John H. Zabriskie, of the township of Harrington, kie author
J. H. Zabris county of Bergen, be, and he is hereby appointed and autho- ized to conrized to execute the said contracts, respectively, and to convey vey certain to the said John Lydacker, junior, by a good and sufficient lands of A. deed of conveyance, in fee-simple, the said lots, number one, ceased. number three, and number five, set off to the said John Lydacker, junior, by partition aforesaid, upon his executing a release for the said lots, number two and number four, to the heirs at law of Albert Lydacker, deceased, subject to the right of dower of the widow of the said Albert Lydacker, deceased, therein.
Sec. 2. And be it enacted, that the said conveyances, when Conveyance so made by the said John H. Zabriskie, shall be as good and to be valid. effectual, in law, to convey the said premises to the said grantees, as if the said conveyances had been duly made and executed by the said John Lydacker, junior, and Albert Lydacker, deceased, during the lifetime of the said deceased.
Passed January 22, 1833.
AN ACT for the relief of the heirs of William Darrah, deceased.
WHEREAS it is represented, and made to appear to the legisla- Preamble.
ture of this state, that William Darrah, late of the county of Sussex, died intestate and seized of a considerable real estate in the said county of Sussex, and without sufficient personal estate to pay all his debts, and leaving Elizabeth Darrah, his widow, and Henry T. Darrah, Richard E. Darrah, and William Darrah, together with Emiline, Mary, and Rebecca, his children and heirs at law; which said Mary and Rebecca are minors, under the age of fourteen years, and the said Elizabeth has been duly appointed their guardian; and that the said real estate cannot advantage
ously be divided between the said widow and heirs, nor jointly held by them consistently with the interest of the said minors; and that a part thereof is comparatively unproductive and decreasing in value, and that so much only as will be required to pay the debts of the said intestate, cannot be sold without prejudice to all parties concerned— 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 Henry T. Darrah and Richard E. Darrah be, and Trustees ap-' they, or the survivor of them, are hereby appointed trustees, pointed to sell with full power and authority to sell and convey the real estate certain real., whereof the said William Darrah died seized, or to which he estate of William Darrah, may have had any right or title, at the time of his death, at deceased. such time and in such parcels as to them shall seem expedient,
and shall be to the true interest of the parties concerned therein, and to make, execute, and deliver a good and sufficient deed or deeds of conveyance for the same; which said deed or deeds shall vest in the purchaser or purchasers, his or their heirs and assigns, for ever, all the estate, right, title, and interest which the said William Darrah, deceased, had of, in, and to the said premises, with the appurtenances, at the time of his death.
SEC. 2. And be it enacted, That the said trustees shall, with How proceeds the proceeds of such sale or sales, pay off all the just debts and
be disposed demands against the said intestate; and, after deducting the of.
expenses of the said sale or sales, together with such reason
able charges for their services as shall be allowed by the orWidow's phans' court of the said county of Sussex, shall distribute the dower not to surplus monkey among the said heirs, according to law: Probe affected. vided, that nothing in this act shall be so construed as in any
wise to affect the widow's right of dower in said lands, or any part, thereof.
Sec. 3. And be it enacted, That before the said trustees, or Trustees to either of them, enter upon the trusts herein before created, give bond to they, or the survivor of them, shall execute, to the governor the governor. of this state for the time being, a bond, in such sum, and with
such security, as the orphans' court of the said county shall direct and approve, conditioned faithfully and honestly to per
form the duties, and discharge the trusts, herein before created Account ren, and enjoined; and that the said trustees, or the survivor of dered to sur- them, shall, within one year after any such sale and conveyrogate of Sus- ance under this act, make and exhibit, under oath or affirma
tion, to the surrogate of the said county of Sussex, to be duly kept and filed by him in his office, a true statement of such sale or sales, and of all the expenses thereof.
Passed January 22, 1833.
AN ACT to dissolve the marriage contract between Joseph Snyder and
Charlotte bis wife.
Sec. 1. BE IT ENACTED by the Council and General Assem- Joseph Sny." bly of this State, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the der and Charsame, That the marriage contract between Joseph Snyder, of :
divorced. the county of Hunterdon, and Charlotte his wife be, and the same is hereby declared to be dissolved.
Passed January 22, 1833.
AN ACT to appoint trustees to sell certain lands therein named.
same. That Soshand it is here the Council an
WHEREAS it appears to the legislature, that Beverly Beardslee, Preamble
late of Hardyston, in the county of Sussex, died intestate, and seized of a considerable real estate in the said county of Sussex, which has, since his death, been divided among his children and heirs at law; and that the part set off to Getty Beardslee, one of the said children and heirs, consists of about forty-one acres of land, a part whereof is now unproductive and depreciating in value; and that the said Getty is deaf and dumb, and has not sufficient capacity to sell or dispose of the said premises—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 Joshua D. A. Beardslee and James Perry, or the Trustees, survivor of them, be, and they are hereby appointed, trustees thorized to of the said Getty Beardslee, with full power and authority to sell lands of sell and convey the said lands and premises, being the share, Getty part, or portion set off and assigned to her in the division of the real estate of the said Beverly Beardslee, deceased, and to execute and deliver, in due form of law, a good and sufficient deed or deeds for the same; which said deed or deeds shall vest in the purchaser or purchasers, his or their heirs and assigns for ever, all the estate, right, title, and interest whatsoerer of the said Getty Beardslee of, in, and to the said premises and the appurtenances, and every part thereof.
Sec. 2. And be it enacted, That before the said Joshua D. A. Beardslee and James Perry, or either of them, enter upon the trusts reposed in them by this act, they, or the survivor of To give them, shall enter into bond to the governor of this state, in such
oooh to the gover. sum, and in such security, as the judges of the orphans' court of the county of Sussex shall approve, conditioned for the faithful performance of all the said trusts; which said bond shall be deposited in the office of the secretary of this state.
Sec. 3. And be it enacted, That the said trustees, or the surTo account to vivor of them, shall, within six months after the sale of the said
surrogate lands and real estate, make and exhibit, under oath or affirmaof Sussex.
tion, to the surrogate of the said county of Sussex, a true statement of amount of such sales, to be, by him, recorded and filed; and that the said trustees, after deducting from the amount of said sales such resasonable expenses and compensation as shall be allowed by the said orphans' court, shall place the same at interest, and apply the said interest, and such
part of the principal as may be required for that purpose, for ace mo. and towards the support and maintenance of the said Getty, neys at inter- during her life, and after her death pay over to her legal re
presentatives whatever amount there may then be thereof.
Passed January 23, 1823.
AN ACT to authorize the sale of certain real estate in the county of So
WHEREAS, in the year eighteen hundred and twenty-three, Preamble. Elsie, late the wife of Colonel Peter D. Vroom, deceased,
died seized of a certain farm or plantation, situate in the township of Hillsborough, and county of Somerset aforesaid, which thereupon descended to her heirs at law ;-AND WHEREAS, in consequence of the death of some of the said heirs, and the minority of some who are now entitled, but not as immediate heirs of the said decedent, no division can be made by agreement, nor can the orphans' court order a sale of the said property, although a present sale would be greatly for the benefit of all persons interested ;-And WHEREAS all those who are of age, and the guardian of those who are under age, have united in a petition that the legislature would authorize a sale—Now 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 Commission
same, That Peter Z. Elmendorf and John W. Hall, of the county ers authorized of Somerset, be, and they are hereby appointed commissioners, to sell certain with full power and authority to sell the farm or plantation lands of E. aforesaid at public sale, to the highest bidder, upon giving four Vroom, dec.
weeks' notice of the time and place of said sale in four of the most public places in the said county, and also in one of the public newspapers circulating therein; and, upon making such sale, the said commissioners shall make report of the same to the orphans' court of the said county, at its next stated term, for confirmation; and, upon the said sale being confirmed,