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CHAPTER MDCCV.

A SUPPLEMENT TO THE ACT ENTITLED “AN ACT TO ENABLE THE GOVERNOR OF THIS COMMONWEALTH TO INCORPORATE A COMPANY FOR THE PURPOSE OF PROMOTING THE CULTIVATION OF VINES AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES THEREIN MENTIONED."

Whereas in and by the act entitled "An act to enable the governor of this commonwealth to incorporate a company for the purpose of promoting the cultivation of vines and for other purposes therein mentioned,” Samuel Miles, Tench Francis, John Swanwick, Timothy Pickering and Israel Whelen were nominated and duly appointed commissioners to do and perform the several duties therein mentioned and set forth. And whereas the said commissioners did not, in conformity to the act aforesaid on or before the twentieth day of April, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-three, procure a book for the purpose of opening the subscription to the stock of the said company, nor give public notice in the newspapers of the time and place when and where the said subscription would be opened for the purpose of receiving subscriptions to the stock of the said company. And whereas it is expedient that other commissioners be appointed, and that another time be fixed for the said commissioners to meet and open the said subscription to the stock of the said company. Therefore:

[Section 1.] (Section I. P. L.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, in General Assembly met, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the same, That Samuel Miles, John Swanwick, Walter Stewart, John Fry, Israel Whelen and Benjamin Barton be and they are hereby appointed commissioners to do, execute

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and perform aH and singular the several duties and services enjoined and required in and by the act to which this is a supplement. That is to say, the said commissioners herein named and appoiiited may, on or before the first day of September next, pro'cure à book and open the subscription to the stock of the said company, in manner and form as in and by the said recited act to which this is a supplement is enjoined and required, and to do, execute and perform all and singular the matters and things touching the duties and services of commissioners as therein mentioned, set forth and required.

Passed January 13, 1794. Recorded L. B. No. 5, p. 179 & 180.

CHAPTER MDCCVI.

AN ACT TO CONTINUE FOR A LONGER PERIOD "AN ACT FOR INSTITUTING A BOARD OF PROPERTY AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES THEREIN MENTIONED."1

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Whereas an act entitled "An act to continue the act for instituting a board of property and for other purposes therein mentioned," passed the twenty-eight day of March, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-two, will expire by its own limitation with the present session. Therefore:

[Section I.] (Section I. P. L.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, in General Assembly met, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the same, That the act entitled "An act for instituting a board of property and for other purposes there. in mentioned," and every matter and thing therein contained, shall be and the same are hereby extended to the thirtieth day of December, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-eight, and from thence until the end of the next session of the general assembly and no longer.

Passed January 13, 1794. Recorded L. B. No. 5, p. 179.

1Passed January 8, 1791, Chapter 1522.
2 Chapter 1611.
3Ante.

CHAPTER MDCCVII.

AN ACT TO ALLOW AN ADDITIONAL INSPECTOR AT THE GENERAL

ELECTIONS FOR THE DISTRICT OF SOUTHWARK.

[Section I.] (Section I. P. L.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, in General Assembly met, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the same, That it shall and may be lawful for the electors of the district of Southwark, at the same time and place, and in the same manner as is prescribed by the fifth section of the act entitled "An act to regulate the general elections of this commonwealth and to prevent frauds therein,"l as directs the mode of choosing inspectors, to choose an additional inspector to serve at the general elections for the said district of Southwark; anything in any former law to the contrary in any wise notwithstanding.

Passed January 13, 1794. Recorded L. B. No. 5, p. 178.
iPassed September 13, 1785, Chapter 1175.

CHAPTER MDCCVIII.

AN ACT REPEALING SO MUCH OF THE ACT ENTITLED “AN ACT FOR RAISING AND COLLECTING OF MONEY ON THE SPECIFIED ARTICLES THEREIN MENTIONED FOR THE SUPPORT OF GOVERNMENT AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES THEREIN MENTIONED,"1 AS IMPOSES A TAX UPON WRITS ISSUING OUT OF ANY OF THE COURTS OF COMMON PLEAS WITHIN THIS COMMONWEALTH.

[Section 1.] (Section I. P. L.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, in General Assembly met, and it is hereby enacted ly the authority of the same, That so much of the act entitled “An act for raising and collecting of money on the specified articles therein mentioned for the support of government and for other purposes therein mentioned," as imposes a tax upon writs issuing out of any of the county courts of common pleas within this commonwealth, be and the same is hereby repealed.

i Passed March 20, 1783, Chapter 1018.

[Section II.] Provided always, and be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That nothing herein contained shall prevent the recovery of the arrearages of taxes due and remaining unpaid.

Passed January 13, 1794. Recorded L. B. No. 5, p. 178, etc.

CHAPTER MDCCIX.

AN ACT FOR ERECTING TWO ELECTION DISTRICTS IN THE COUNTY

OF NORTHAMPTION.

[Section I.] (Section I. P. L.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, in General Assembly met, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the same, That the townships of Ma(ungie and Upper Milford, in the county of Northampton, shall, from and after the passing of this act, be a separate election district, to be called the sixth district in the said county; and the freemen of the said district shall hold their annual elections at the house now occupied by Leonard Slough, in Millerstown, in the township of Macungie aforesaid.

[Section II.] (Section II, P. L.) And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That the townships of Heidelburg, Lowhill, Weissenburg, Lynn and Penn, in the county of Northampton, shall, from and after the passing of this act, be a separate election district, to be called the seventh district of the said county; and the freemen of the said district shall hold their annual elections at the house now occupied by Henry Ohl, in Heidelburg township aforesaid, anything in any law to the contrary notwithstanding.

Passed February 5, 1794. Recorded L. B. No. 5, p. 181.

CHAPTER MDCCX.

AN ACT TO DECLARE LITTLE JUNIATA AND STANDING STONE CREEKS,

IN THE COUNTY OF HUNTINGDON, PUBLIC HIGHWAYS.

[Section I.] (Section I. P. L.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, in General Assembly met, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the same, That, from and after the passing of this act, Little Juniata, in the county of Huntingdon, from the mouth up to the head of Logan's Narrows, shall be, and the same is hereby declared to be, a public highway, for the passage of boats and rafts, under the limitations and restrictions hereinafter specified; and it shall and may be lawful for the inhabitants, desirous of using the navigation of the said creek, to remove all natural and artificial obstructions, from the mouth thereof up to the head of Logan's Narrows aforesaid, and to erect such slopes and locks at the mill-dams now built, as may be necessary for the passage of boats and rafts; provided such slopes and locks shall be so constructed as not to injure the works of said dams.

[Section II.] (Section II. P. L.) And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That Standing Stone Creek, in the county aforesaid, from the mouth thereof up to the fork or junction of its north branch or mouth of the Laurel Run, near to the house of William McAlevy, shall be, and the same is hereby declared to be, a public highway, for the passage of boats and rafts, under the limitations and restrictions hereinafter specified; and it shall and may be lawful for the inhabitants, desirous of using the navigation of the said creek, to remove all natural and artificial obstructions from the mouth up to its fork or mouth of the Laurel Run aforesaid, and to erect such slopes and locks at the mill-dams now built on the said creek as may be necessary for the passage of boats or rafts; provided such slopes and locks shall be so constructed as not to injure the works of such dams.

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