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OF THE REVENUE OF THE STATE.
OF THE REVENUE OF THE STATE,
AN ACT to Amend Section Three, Chapter Four of the Revised Statutes
of the State of Delaware.
Be it inaired by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly inet: SECTION 1. That Section Three, Chapter Four of the Section 3:
1, Revised Statutes of this State, be amended by adding the Reviel following thereto.
Procided, That when the fee or tax for the use of the State Provi-o. has been once paid as requiied by this section, it shall not be again charged for any subsequent copy of any such act or resolution, which the Secretary of State is hereby authorized to issue to any one requesting it on payment of his fees therefor.
Passed at Dozer, April 21, 1887.
OF THE LEIT COURT.
AN ACT to Authorize the Levy Court of Kent County to Re-appoint for an
Additional Term a Constable for Mispillion Hundred.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representaticos of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met:
SECTION 1. That it shall and may be lawful for the Levy Authority Court of Kent county, in the exercise of their discretion, to come in reappoint for an additional term any constable in Wispillion Nini hundred, in the county aforesaid.
Passed at Dover, February 25, 1887.
OF THE LEVY COURT.
OF THE LEVY COURT.
A SUPPLEMENT to an act entitled, “An Act Authorizing the Levy Court of New Castle County to make a loan for the benefit of the Trustees of the Poor of New Castle County," passed March 30, 1883.
to execute certain deels and
Preamble. WHEREAS the persons to whom the Trustees of the Poor
of New Castle county have conveyed certain real estate, as directed by the act to which this is a supplement, will not be able to sell and dispose of all of said real estate within the time limited for its sale by said act unless they dispose of the same at much less than its true value; now therefore
Be it cracked by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met:
SECTION 1. That “The Trustees of the Poor of New Trustees of Castle county," and Henry G. Banning, Edward T. Bellah, New Castle Joseph L. Carpenter, Jr., William C. Lodge and Victor others are duPont, Trustees, to whom the said “The Trustees of the authorized
Poor of New Castle county" has conveyed certain real estate
belonging to said corporation, and the survivor and survivors paper for of them and the heirs and assigns of such survivors, are of extend hereby directed, authorized and empowered to execute and in chi time deliver all such' deeds, papers and instruments of writing as real estate. may be necessary and proper for the purpose of extending the
time in which the said real estate may be sold, for a further period of five years, making ten years altogether, from the passage of the original act to which this is a supplement, and such papers, deeds and instruments of writing executed by them for the purpose of extending said time as aforesaid shall
be valid and sufficient in law for such purpose, and all the All provi provisions of the act to which this is a supplement applying sion of aet in any manner to said real estate and the disposal of the thisina sup-proceeds thereof shall extend and apply to the same for the plement he said further period of five years. extended.
SECTION 2. All acts and parts of acts inconsistent herewith are hereby repealed. SECTION 3.
This act shall be deemed and taken to be a public act.
Passed at Dover, llarch 21, 1887.
OF THE LEVT COURT.
the County Treasurer of Sussex county, the President of the County
OF THE LEVY COURT.
bidder to comply, per
Biels when and by whom opened.
for bids or proposals for the whole amount of the loan authomust be in rized by this act to be represented by bonds of Sussex county
as hereinafter provided. Each bid or proposal must be in writing, imust state the bidders full name and place of residence, and the amount of the loan proposed to be takeni. Every bid must be accompanied by a certified check to the
order of the County Treasurer of Sussex county for three per Guarantee. centum of the amount of the bid, which sliall be retained as
security for the payment of the residue of the amount bid when the bonds are ready for delivery, and payment shall be
demanded in the mode hereinafter provided. In case the sucFailure of cessful bidder should fail to comply with his bid by paying
the balance thereof when demanded, the said percentage shall centage for be absolutely forfeited to the said county No bid less than
the par value of the bonds will be accepted. In the said paroratlle. advertisements such matters shall be stated as What ad. necessary for the proper information of bidders respecting the shall state. said loan, and especially the time for the opening of said bids
or proposals, and to whom said proposals shall be addressed.
SECTIOX 2. That at the time designated in said advertisements for the opening of said bids, the said County: Treasurer, President of the Levy Court, and Clerk of the Peace, sliall meet in the office of said Clerk of the Peace, in the town of
Georgetown, Sussex county, and shall constitute a commisthe commi-sion to open the said bids or proposals so received by them
and make an accurate record in a book to be provided by the said Clerk of the Peace for that purpose, of every suchi bid or proposal so received, showing the name of the bidder, his place of residence and the amount of his bid; and such record shall also show the award made by the said commission as hereinafter provided. After the said bids shall have been opened and recorded the said commission shall award the said loan to the highest bidder or bidders whose proposal shall conform to the requirements of Section 1, of this act. In case there be two or more bids at the same price for the
whole of said loan or any part thereof, the said commission awarded.
may at their discretion, having due regard to the best interest of the said county, award the same to any one of such bidders.
It shall be the duty of the County Treasurer after the said commission shall have awarded the loan to return to all Return of unsuccessful bidders the certified checks received from tliem
respectively, and the faith of the said county is expressly
pledged for the return of the said checks. The check or Check of
checks of the successful bidder or bidders, shall, after the award made, be immediately deposited in tlie Fariner's bank
In case of like bids. how
the success ful bidder to be deposited
OF THE LEVY COURT.
at Georgetown, for credit to the account of the said County to the counTreasurer, and if the said successful bidder or bidders, shall, upon demand of the said County Treasurer and upon notice that the bonds are ready for delivery, comply with his or their undertaking by paying the balance of the amount or amounts bid by him or them, then the percentage so paid by him or them shall constitute part of the price of said bonds or otherwise shall be absolutely forfeited to the said county; pro-cent. opisa vided that such successful bidder or bidders so complying furteited. with his bid or bids shall be allowed interest at the rate of When interfour per cent. per annum on the amount of his or their de-allowed posit from the date of said award until the first day of July, deposit. A. D. 1887, (when interest shall commence to accrue on the said bonds, which said allowance shall be made by way of abatement on the unpaid balance of his or their bid or bids.
SECTION 3: In case there shall be no bid or bids for the whole of said loan or any part thereof pursuant to the advertisements directed and authorized by Section 1 of this act, or in case the whole of said loan or any part thereof be not taken, the said County Treasurer, President of the Levy Court of Sussex county and Clerk of the Peace may re-advertise from time to time in such newspapers and for such length may re-adof time as they may deem proper, in the same manner and subject to the same regulations as prescribed by Section 1, for other bids or proposals for the whole amount of the said loan or any part thereof. All bids or proposals by this section authorized shall be opened, acted on and disposed of shall be at the time and place designated in said advertisements by governed by the same commission and subject to the same regulations and lations. directions as are contained in Section 2 of this act; provided, Proviso. however, that in case any person may desire to bid for said loan either under the advertisements prescribed by this section or Section 1, may bid for the whole of said loan or any part thereof.
SECTION 4. That immediately after the award of said Preparation loan or any part thereof by the said commission as herein- of bonds. before provided, it shall be and it is hereby made the duty of the said County Treasurer, President of the Levy Court and Clerk of the Peace forthwith to cause to be prepared and signed and sealed, as hereinafter provided, sixty bonds of Sussex county of the denomination of five hundred dollars character of each with coupons thereto attached. The said bonds shall be divided into fifteen several classes or series and shall be designated as “Series A," “Series B,” “Series C," "Series D,” "Series E," "Series F," "Series G," "Series H,"