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Bell's line one hundred and thirty-four feet ten inches to the
Grave Yard; thence north fifty-six degrees, east forty-one
feet; thence south twenty-six degrees, east along Doctor
Vanderveer's line one hundred and twenty-seven feet to
Neilson street aforesaid; thence south five degrees, east along
said street sixty-two feet to the place of beginning, the above
courses and distances as per survey made June 9th, 1811,
(which said lot of land was conveyed to the said Elias Cow-
nover, by the executors of Robert Eastburn, deceased, by
deed dated December 17th, 1825, and recorded in Middlesex,
Clerk's Office, in Book D. XVIII of Deeds, folios 175, 176 ;)
also, all that other lot of land adjoining the last described lot,
which was devised to Sarah Cownover by her father Law-
rence Vanderveer, deceased, and on which the dwelling house
partly stands, thirty-four feet front on Neilson street afore-
said, more or less, with the appurtenances thereto belonging,
as soon as conveniently may be, for the highest sum the same
will bring; and when sold, io make, execute and deliver in
his own name, as trustee as aforesaid, a good and sufficient
deed or deeds of conveyance for the same; which sale or sales
so made, shall entitle the purchaser or purchasers, to all the
estate, right, title, interest, property, claim and demand of
Samuel Brearley, jr., and Maria his wife, (late Maria C.
Conover,) Eliza S. Conover, William L. Conover, Henrietta
H. Conover, Catharine Conover, Laurana Conover, Phebe
Conover and Sarah Ann Conover.

Sec. 2. And be it enacted, That the said trustee shall

keep a fair account of the sales made by him, under this act, Trustee to ex- and exhibit under oath or affirmation, such account to the hibit accounts to Surrogate.

Orphans' Court of the county of Middlesex, to be filed and recorded by the Surrogate of said county, and after paying off and satisfying all legal incumbrances on said premises, and after deducting all legal costs and damages, and commissions to be allowed by the said court, to account to the said Samuel Brearley, jr., and Maria his wife, (late Maria C. Conover) Eliza S. Conover, William L. Conover, Henrietta H. Conover, Catharine Conover, Lauranna Conover, Phebe Conover and Sarah Ann Conover, as they respectively arrive at age, for their respective rights, shares and interests therein.

Sec. 3. And be it enacted, That before the said William L. Conover engages in the trust assigned him by this act, he shall enter into bond to the Governor of this state, in such sum, and with such security, as the Judges of the Orphans' Court of the county of Middlesex, shall approve, conditioned for the faithful performance of the said trust; which bond shall be deposited in the Surrogate's office of the said county. V Passed February 4, 1834.

Trustee bond.

AN ACT to authorize the conveyance of certain lands there

in mentioned. WAERBAS, Richard Lloyd, formerly sheriff of the county of Monmouth, by his deputy, Joseph Brinley, by virtue of sundry executions in his hands, to wit: one in favor of Henry Remsen v. John Allen, and one in favor of Jacob Croxson and Samuel F. Allen v. John Allen, Stephen Allen Preamble. and Lewis Allen, issued out of the Court of Common Pleas of said county, did expose to sale, agreeably to law, one certain lot of land, in the township of Howell, in said county, belonging to the aforesaid John Allen, to satisfy said executions, and William W. Croxson being the highest bidder for the same, the said Joseph Brinley, deputy sheriff, as aforesaid, did strike off said lot of land to the aforesaid William W. Croxson; AND WHEREAS, before the delivery of the deed of conveyance of the aforesaid lot of land, the said Richard Lloyd died, by reason whereof, no deed of conveyance can be made, and he is therefore deprived of the use and benefit of the same, although full satisfaction of the purchase money has been made—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 the commissioners appointed by an act concern- Commissioners ing the sureties of Richard Lloyd, late sheriff of the county appointed to of Monmouth, passed December ninth, eighteen hundred and con

convey certain twenty-five, or their legal agent, are hereby authorized and empowered to make, execute and deliver unto the said William W. Croxson, a deed of conveyance for the aforesaid lot of land, sold as above mentioned in the preamble to this act, vesting in him as good a title and estate therein as if the said deed had been executed and delivered by the said Richard Lloyd, sheriff as aforesaid ; the said William W. Croxson, first producing to said commissioners or agent, good and sufficient receipts and vouchers for the payment of the purchase money thereof.

Passed February 5, 1834.

AN ACT to divorce Jane Baxter from her husband Hiram

H. Baxter. Sec. 1. Be IT ENACTED by the Council and General Assembly of this state, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the samé, That Jane Baxter of the county of Essex, be, and she

is hereby divorced from her husband, Hiram H. Baxter, and that the marriage contract heretofore existing between them, be, and the same is hereby as fully and absolutely dissolved, as if they had never been joined in matrimony.

Passed February 5, 1834.

Preamble,

AN ACT to authorize the administrator of John Johnson, de

ceased, to execute a deed of conveyance for certain real

estate, in the county of Sussex. WHEREAS, it appearing to the legislature, that John Johnson,

deceased, late of the township of Newton, in the county of Sussex, and state aforesaid, who died intestate, did in his life time, give under his hand and seal, a certain certificate dated May twenty-fourth, A. D. eighteen hundred and fifteen, wherein he acknowledges that Peter B. Shafer was concerned with himself in the purchase of a certain tract of land from William Armstrong and Richard Edsall, como missioners of forfeited estates in and for the county of Sussex, his deed from them, bearing date the same day, situate in the township of Hardwick, containing about eight hun. dred and eighty-four acres, and that the said Peter B. Sha. fer did pay one fourth part of the purchase money, and he, the said John Johnson, held in trust for him one equal fourth part of the aforesaid tract to which he was entitled, and that Nathan A. Shafer hath since become, by purchase from Peter B. Shafer, interested jointly with him, and equally of the one equal fourth part as aforesaid, of said land; and that the said John Johnson died without making a deed of conveyance for the same, leaving heirs at law, some of which are incompetent by reason of their minority, to convey the same; AND WHEREAS, the administrator, Whitfield S. Johnson, hath requested that he be empowered to make a deed to the said Peter B. Shafer and Nathan A. Shafer, for the equal fourth part of the land aforesaidTherefore,

Administrator authorized to convey certain lands.

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 Whitfield S. Johnson, administrator of the said John Johnson, deceased, be, and he is hereby authorized and empowered to execute and deliver to the said Peter B. Shafer and Nathan A. Shafer, a deed in fee simple, for the equal undivided fourth part of the said tract of land and premises, pursuant to said certificate of said deceased, which deed shall have the same force and effect, as a deed from the said John Johnson, in his life time would have had.

Passed February 6, 1834.

Preamble.

AN ACT to authorize a trustee to sell certain real estate,

whereof William Cool, died seized. WHEREAS, William Cool, late of the township of Montgo

mery, in the county of Somerset and state of New-Jersey, on the ninth day of June, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-five, departed this life intestate, leaving a widow and five orphan children, to wit: Elizabeth Cool, his widow, Jared L. Cool, Jonathan Cool, Caleb S. Cool, Isaac Cool and Eleanor Cool, of whom two, Jared L. Cool and Jonathan Cool, have arrived at full age, and the other three are still minors, under the care of their mother, Elizabeth Cool; AND WHEREAS, the said William Cool, was, at the time of his death, seized in fee simple, of a certain house and lot of ground, situate in the borough of Princeton, in the county aforesaid, and the heirs of the said William Cool, having petitioned the Legislature, that a trustee might be appointed to sell the same for their benefit, and the prayer of the memorialists' appearing to be reasonable and proper- Therefore,

Sec. I. BE IT ENACTED by the Council and General Assembly of this state, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the same, That William Marshall, be, and he is hereby appointed a trustee, with full power and authority, to sell and convey the said house and lot, and all the real estate belonging to landa, &c. the heirs of the said William Cool, of which he was in possession of at the time of his death, for the highest sum or sums of money the same will bring, and to execute, make and deliver a good conveyance or conveyances in law to the purchaser or purchasers of the same, and such deed or deeds of conveyance, shall vest in the purchaser or purchasers, his or their heirs and assigns forever, all the estate, right, title and interest, which the said William Cool, deceased, had of, in and to the said premises with the appurtenances, at the time of his death,

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Sec. 2. And be it enacted, That before the said William

Marshall shall enter upon the trust reposed in him by this To give bond.

act, he shall enter into bond to the Governor of this state, with such surety and in such sum as shall be approved by the judges of the Orphans' Court, of the county of Somerset, conditioned for the faithful performance of the trust reposed in him by this act, which bond shall be deposited in the office of the secretary of this state. ·

Sec. 3. And be it enacted, That the said William Mar

shall, within one year after the sale of said real estate shall exhibitaco be completed, shall exhibit under oath to the surrogate of the counts to surro

said county of Somerset, an exact statement of the amount of sales and the amount he has received for the same, to be by bim recorded and filed in his office.

Sec. 4. And be it enacted, That the said William Mar

shall, shall be accountable for all money so received by him, To distribute and after paying off all legal claims and liens upon said surplus moneys. estate, together with such reasonable charges for his services,

as shall be allowed by the Orphans' Court of the county of Somerset, shall distribute the surplus moneys among the said heirs according to law, and the receipt or discharge of the said heirs or their proper guardians, shall be his sufficient vouchers to settle up the said estate in the Orphans' Court aforesaid.

Passed February 6, 1834.

AN ACT to divorce James H. Collins from his wife Eliza

Collins,

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 James H. Collins, of the county of Gloucester, be, and he is hereby divorced from his wife Eliza Collins, and that the marriage contract heretofore existing between them, the said James H. Collins, and his wife, Eliza Collins, be, and the same is hereby as fully and absolutely dissolved, as if they had never been joined in matrimony.

Passed February 6, 1834.

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