Lancaster Intelligencer from Lancaster, Pennsylvania on April 17, 1807 · 2
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(&iik$ of - ?lt:$ Passed at the last Session of the General Asfem-bly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. 1. AX act to encourage the killing q panthers. 2. An act for the relief of John Hurt. 3. An act to euuble Nicholas Svvope, administrator of Joseph De.'oss, deceased, to convey a part of a tract of land to John Hugh, assignee of John Devoss. . " - viiiiuiui.i) j U1C OlctlC oi Connecticut, to sell and convey one moiety of a certain plantation, messuage and lot of ground therein described. 5. An act authorizing the commissioners of Indiana county to levy and collect county taxes in the county of Jefferson. 6. A supplement to the act, entitled " An act to alter the judiciary system cl this Commonwealth, and to alter the time of holding the courts of common pleas and quarter sessions and orphans court, in the county of Washington." 7. An act supplementary to an act, entitled " An act directing the sale of certain town-lots in the town of Beaver and oihe'r lands adjacent therto." 8. An act for the relief of James Oglevia. 9. An act authorizing Jonathan Hill and Elizabeth Thatcher, executors to the estate of Daniel Hill, deceased, to convey a cer tain piece ot l jut therein mentioned. 10. An act to enable the administrators of the estate of James Carmichael, deceased, to complete the title to certain lands sold by their intestate by certain articles of agreement. 1 1 . An act further extending the act, entitled " An act for th re'k-f of divers inhabitants of the county of Adams." 1 2. A supplement to the act, entitled " An act to provide for the erection of a house for the employment and support of the poor m Montgomery county. 1 3. An act to authorize the Governor to incorporate a company for making an artificial road by the nearest and best route through the counties of Wayne and Luzerne, beginning at the river Delaware where the proposed bridge is to be built near the town of Milford, thence through the said town and the counties aforesaid, to or near to the forty-third mile-stone in the north Sine of the Stale. . H. An act to afford immediate relief to Dennis M'Knight, a soldier during the revolutionary war, and to grant him an annu-ity. 15. An act to establish a public ferry on the vest side of the river Susquehanna, about eight miles above the mouth of Juniata river, in Cumberland county, and to vest the right thereof, in Mary Clark, her heirs and assigns. " , 16. An act to organize the provisional county of Cambria. 17. An act to enable aliens in certain cases to purchase and hold real estate within this Commonwealth. IS. An act authorizing certain trustees to sell and convey a plantation or tract of land in Chester county, the joint property of the Anabaptist congregation, in Vincent township, and the congregation of St. Peters church, in Tredyffrin township. 19. An act for the relief of James Mitchell. u. vii act xu i nie rcnei oi uivers purcnasers oi tne connscat ed estate of Harry Gordon, who were evicted from the same. '2 1. An act aiding the commissioners of Beaver county to procure water in the borough of Beaver. 22. An act authorizing the commissioners of Bedford and Indiana counties, to levy and collect county taxes for the years one thousand eight hundred seven and eight. 23. A further supplement to the act, entitled " An act to provide for the erection of a house for the employment and support of the poor in the county of York." 24. An act for the relief of Isaac Ely. . 25. An act authorizing the Seceretary of the Commonwealth to procure an additional number of copies of Carey and Bioren's edition of the laws, with Bioren's continuation. 26. An act enabling Anna Maria Ilanke, the wife of Matthew Hankc, late Anna Maria Eyelry, widow and relict of Jacob Eyre-ly, junior, late of Nazareth in the county of Northampton, deceased, and administratrix de boiria non, of the said Jacob Eyerly, junior, with the Will annexed to convey certain lanus therein mentioned. 27. An act for the relief of Abraham Griffiths. 2-8. An act for the relief of Doctor Samuel Edmiston. 29. An act for establishing and confirming the place for hold ing the courts of jusclice in the county district ol M'Kean. 30. An act appointing a trustee in Centre county. - 31. An act for the relief of , Andrew Patterson. 32. An act to enable Jonathan Mifflin, to convey a part of a certain tract of land therein mentioned. . 33. An act for the relief of James Ralston. 31. An act for the relief of William Sherrard. 35. An act declaring part of Brush creek in the county of Bedford, and parts ot Allegheny river and Oswaye and Conon-dau creeks, in the counties of Potter and M'Kean, and'TJald Eagle creek, in Centre county, public streams or higlfvays. 36. An act to raise by way of lottery sundry sums of money for the purposes therein mentioned. 37. x supplement to the act, entitled " An act to enable the Governor of this Commonwealth to incorporate a company for opening a canal and lock navigation, between the rivers Schuylkill and Susquehanna by the waters of Tulpehocken, Quittapa-hilla and Swatara, in the counties of Berks and Dauphin." 38. An act authorizing the Go.ve.rnor to incorporate a company for making an artificial road fromtlarrisburg, through Lewis-town and Huntingdon to Pittsburg. 39. An act for the relief of Jeremiah Loughrey. 40. An act to encourage the killing of squirrels and crows in certain parts of this Commonwealth. 41. A supplement to the act, entitled " An act to provide for the erection of a house for the employment and support of the poor in the county of Dauphin." 1 42. An act granting to Joseph Salmon, a tract of donation land in remuneration 'for his services and sufferings during the revolutionary war. 43. An act for the relief of Gasper Driver. 44. An act to enable Abraham Reist and Jacob Ilostetter to sell and convey a certain lot of ground therein mentioned. 45. Anact establishing and confirming the place for holding the courts of justice in the county district of Potter. 46. An act to provide for the erection of a house for the employment and support of the poor in the county of Franklin. 47. Anact granting a sum of money to the trustees of the Reading academy, for the use of the said academy. - A . . a. a - 1. 1 rIM. - - All IT 1 A . . 11 4. Ail act to enanic i nomas Aiieson aim jacoo vgnew to sen and convey certain lands therein mentioned. 49. An act to enable James Maris aqd Samuel Davis, administrators to the estate of Thomas West, deceased, to sell aiKl convey certain real estate therein mentioned. f 50. An act to incorporate the Philadelphia society for ihc encouragement of domestic manufactures. f 5 1. An act for the relief of James Smith. 5 2. Ah act granting two thousand dollars to the commissioners of Erie county for the purpose of erecting public buildings for the use of said county. 5 3. An act tc regulate the-fisheries in the river Susquehanna i and its branches. ...54. A supplement to an act, entitled " An act for the more s-nii'dy and effectual collection of certain debts due to this Commonwealth." 5 5. An act to incorporate the Lancaster and Susquehanna In-i trance company. 55. An act to alter the time of holding the June fair in the boiough and county of Lancaster. 57. An act gran' ing the trustees of the University a sum of money, for the purpose of enabling them to establish a botanical garden. 53. An act establishing an acrdemy in the borough of Wilkes-barre, in the county of Luzerne, and granting a sum of money thereto. 5 J. An act to enable Sarah Morgan, administratrix, and Jonathan Morgan, administrator to the estate of Isaac Morgan, deceased, to convey a tract of land in Charlestown township, Chester county. 60. An act to repeal the nineteenth section of the act to regulate the general elections within this Commonwealth. 61. An act authorizing certain persons therein named to lease a tract of land situate in Fulls township, Bucks county, and .o appropriate the rents thereof for the education of poor children in said township. 62. An act for the relief of Bernard Ilubley, of the county of Northumberland. 63. An act to incorporate trustees for the Meadville academy, and to establish the same. - ' 64. A supplement to an act, entitled " An act to erect the town of Canonsburg, in the county of Washington, into a borough." 65. Afurther supplement to the act," entitled " An act to provide for the erection of houses for the employment and support of the poor in the counties of Chester and Lancaster" and A supplement to the act. entitled " An act to Drovide for the erection of a house for the employment and support of the poor in the county of Delaware. 66. A supplement to an act, entitled " An act making an ap" propriation for the building of a bride in Somerset county." 67. An act granting George Iluber and Michael Zeiler a tract of donation land. 68. An act to provide for the enumeration of the taxable inhabitants and slaves within this Commonwealth. 69. An act making appropriations for improving the road leading from Milesburg, ia Centre county, to Waterford in Erie county. 70. A supplement to the act, entitled " An act authorizing the Governor to incorporate a company for making an artificial road from the bank of the river Susquehanna opposite the borough of Harrisburg to Pittsburgh." 71. An act to enable the Governor to incorporate a company for making an artificial road, by the best and nearest route from the borough of York? to the Maryland line, at the place the present York road passes the same, or as near thereto as the commissioners shall find expedient. 72. An act to raise by way of lottery a sum of money for the purpose of improving the navigation of Penns creek, in Northumberland county. 7 i. An act granting an annuity to Archibald M'Fall. 74. An act to authorize the Secretary of the Land-Office to sign patents for land and land warrants. 75. An act to raise by way of lottery a sum of money to defray the expences incurred by the trustees of the German Lutheran congregation, in and near the borough of Lancaster. 76. A supplement to an act, entitled " An act to enable the Governor of this commonwealth to incorporate a company for making an artificial road from Lancaster, through Elizabethtown to Middletown ." 77. A supplement to the act, entitled " An act directing the mode of selecting and returning jurors." 78. An act for exploring and making a road from the point where the Coshccton and Great Bend turnpike passes through Moosic mountain, in a western direction to the west line of the State. - 79. An act authorizing the court of quarter ssssions of Butler county, to direct a review of that part of the State road leading from Blair's Gap, to the western boundary of the State, which lies between the twenty-fourth and twenty-seventh mile trees. 80. An act to enable Henry Hawkins, guardian of Maria Bicker, to sell certain real estate belonging to the said Maria. 8 V, An act to enable Samuel Jackson, of Allegheny county, to sell and convey certain land therein mentioned. 82. An act imposing certain penalties upon persons defrauding incorporated turnpike companies of their legal tolls, and also upon gate-keepers, for demanding or receiving in advance greater toll than in proportion to the distance travelled. 83. An act to enable Edward Tilghman, jun. in behalf of his wife Rebecca Tilghman, and the guardians of Ann Wain, Rebecca Wharton and Susan Wharton, minors, to make partition of certain lands belonging to them and others as tenants in common, i 84. An act for the removal of the powder magazine from the city of Philadelphia. 85. A further supplement to the penal. laws of this State. 8G. An act for the relief of John Ribecker. 87. An act to authorize the sale and conveyance of the real estate of Philip Nicklin, by his surviving partner and legal representatives. 88. An act to annul the marriage of James Isaac Thomas Marshall, and Martha Marshall. 89. An act to confirm to George Bilger, a title to a certain lot of land, in the county of Montgomery. 90 An act to authorize the Governor to incorporate a com pany, tor making an artihcial road, trora the rmiaaeipma ana 1C7. An act for extending the width of Wharf-street, and reguiating the wharves within the district of Southward. 108. An act vacating a part of the old York-road, an J authorizing the court of quarter sessions of Montgomery county, to direct a hew road to be laid out in place- thereof. 109. An act vesting a title to sixty acres of land, in Ma-honoy township, Northumberland county, in certain trustees, and their successors for the benefit of a congregation, composed of Presbyterians and Lutherans. 110. An act to enable David Mahon, John Simpson and others, to restore a stream of water in the neighbourhood of Shippcnsburg, in the county of Cumberland, to its ancient course, and for other purposes therein mentioned. 111. A supplement to, and making perpetual an act, entitled M An act for the recovery of debts and demands not exceeding one hundred dollars, before a justice of the peace, and for the election of constables, and for other purposes." 112. An act to raise by way of lottery a sum of money, to defray the expences incurred by the.. trustees of the Lutheran congregation, in and near , the village of Strasburg, in the county of Lancaster. 113. A supplement to an act, entitled " An act to erect Somerset-town, in the county of Somerset, into a borough." 114. An act authorizing the President of the United States, to open a road through that part of this State, lying between Cumberland, in the State of Maryland, and the Ohio river. 115. An act to raise by way of lottery, a sum not exceed ing three thousand dollars, to enable the inhabitants ot the borough of York, to bring in a stream of water, to supply their fire-engines, and for other purposes. M6. An act for extending an act, entitled "An act regulating and continuing the distribution of donation lands." 1 17. A further supplement to the act, entitled " An act for the regulation of the militia of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania." 118. An act to authorize Robert Kennedy, his heirs and assigns to dig and support a mill-race, in and adjacent to the river Schuylkill, near its falls. 119. An act to raise by way of lottery a sum of money, to defray the expence of compleating a church in Stoys-town, and for building a bridge over the Quemahoning creek, on the road leading from Stoystown to Ebensburg. 120. An act to authorize the Governor to incorporate a company, for erecting a bridge over the river Susquehanna, at the -borough of Wilkesbarre, in the coun y of Luzerne. 121. A further supplement to an actr entitled " An act for offering compensation to the Pennsylvania claimants of, certain lands in the Seventeenth townships, in the county of Luzerne, and for other purposes therein mentioned." : 122. An act to authoize the Governor to incorporate a company, for erecting a bridge over the river Susquehanna, at the falls . of Nescopeck, in the county of Luzerne. 123. An act for the regulation of the militia of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. 124. An act for raising by way of lottery the sum of six thousand -dollars for defraying the expence of making an aqueduct to conduct water into the town of Meadville, and for other purposes. 125. An act authorizing the commissioners of Delaware county to lay a tax on clogs. 126. An act making an appropaiation for the improvement of certain roads in the western counties, and authorizing the courts of the respective counties to appoint fit persons to view and lay out the same. 127. An act erecting a middle district of the supreme court and for other purposes. 12S. An act for the relief of the representatives of John Frombergerf deceased. 129. An act to raise by way of lottery a sum of money to enable the trustees of the Protestant Episcopal congregation in the , borough of Lancaster, to repair their steeple and house of worship. ' 130. An act to provide for the erection of a house for the employment and support of the poor, in the county of Bucks. 131. An act for the relief of Charles Thompson. 132. An act declaring the middle of the river Monohgahda the division line, between the counties adjoining the same; 133. An act to provide for the erection of a poor-house for the better relief and employment of the poor in the townships of Oxford and Lower Dublin, in the county of Philadelphia. 134. An act to render perpetual a certain act respecting ths Philadelphia and Lancaster turnpike road. 13 5. An act for the relief of the supervisors of Cambria and Allegheny townships, in Cambria county. 136. An act directing the distribution of the journals printed in the English language, and for other purposes. 137. An act for the further establisment and regulAtion of election districts. 18. An act making appropriations for certain roads thereitt mentioned, and also for improving certain rivers. 1: 9. An act to enforce the collection and settlement of tavern licences, militia exempt fines, and for other purposes. 140. An act extending the powers of the justice's of the peace and aldermen, in certain cases. 141. An act to raise by wy of lottery a sum not exceeding three thousand five hundred dollars, for finishing a church at Barrenhill, in the county of Mongomery. 142. A further supplement to the act, entitled " An act to Gap-tavern, to the line of the State of Delaware. 92. An act granting Jacob Bottimore, a tract of donation land. 9!.fAn act for the relief of Edward Chisseldon. s Lancaster turnpike road, in Lancaster county, at or near the j erect parts of Lycoming, Huntingdon rnd Somerset counties, into separate county districts. 143. A further supplement to the act, entitled " An act to regulate the general elections within this Commonwealth." 144. An act directing the mode of settling accounts in the Land-Oflice, and to preyent frauds in obtaining warrants. 145. An act to raise by way of lottery a sum of money to defray the expences incurred by the German Lutheran congregation, in and near the village of Elizabethtown in the county of Lancaster. 146. An act to raise six thousand dollars by lottery, for the purpose of building a church fcr the use of the Lutheran and Calvinist congregations, in Hamburg, Berks county, and for finishing the Presbyterian church in the borough of Pittsburg. 1 17. An act authorizing the court of quarter sessions, of Westmoreland county, to vacate that part of the State road that lies between Jones' mill, in said county, and the line of Somerset county. 1 43. A supplement to an act, entitled u An act to regulate ar titrations and proceedings in courts of justice." 149. An act to enable Matthew Gaut and William Espey t sell and convey certain land therein mentioned. 1 50. An act concerning strays. 151. An act for the relief of John Steele. 152. An act regulating township elections. 153. An act for makinj appropriations, and fur other pur-poses. 94. An act supplementary, to the several acts of this Commonwealth, concerning partitions, and for other purposes therein mentioned. 95. An act authorizing certain persons, to sell and convey a tract of land, the property of , Westcaln township, in the county of Chester. 96. An act to .alter and amend an act, entitled " An act for the better support of the public credit, Sec." passed the tenth day of April, one thousand seven hundred and eighty one. 97. An act granting a sum' of money, to the trustees of the Union academy of Doylestown, in the county of Bucks, for the use of said academy. '. 93. An act granting a tract of donation land, to the heirs of John Allen. 99. An act for the protection of livery stable-keepers, and innkeepers within this Commonwealth. 100. An act enjoining certain duties on the judges of the supreme court. 101. An act for the inspection of hogslard, intended for expectation. 102. An act to enable John Edgar and John Galloway, to convt-v certain town-lots," in the town of Mountpleasant. 103. An act making an appropriation, for improving the navigation of Le Boeuff, and French creek, from Waterford to the south line of Eric county. 104. An act appropriating a sum of money, for laying out and opening a State road irom Logans Narrows, ,111 the county of Huntingdon, to the State road, leading to Presqu' isle. 105. A supplement to the act, entitled "An act for the relief and support of insolvent debtors. 106. An act to enable the Governor to incorporate a com-p.u) , to make an artificial load from the court-house, in the borough of (Gettysburg, through Petersburg, to the Maryland line, near Bid.lic'a mill. RESOLUTIONS. 1.. Authorizing the printing of six hundred copies of the Journals of the General Assembly, additional. 2. Directing the Secretary of the Commonwealth, to make a further distribution of the laws of this State, printed by Carey and Bioreii, and also of the Trial of the Judges of the supreme court; printed by William Hamilton. 3. Directing the distribution of the seventh volume of the laws of I'eijii'-.ylvauia ; prilled by Bioren.

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