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powers, and be subject to the provisions, of the fifteenth
and eighteenth chapters of the first part of the Revised Sta-
tutes, so far as the same are applicable, and have not been
repealed.

$ 6. This act shall take effect on its final passage.

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Money to be raised by tax.

CHAP. 223.
AN ACT to empower the supervisors of Genesee and Liv-

ingston counties to raise money to build a bridge across
the Genesee river at St. Helena.

Passed April 21, 1837.
The People of the State of New-York, represented in Se-
nate and Assembly, do enact as follows:

01. The board of supervisors of the counties of Genesee and Livingston, shall have power, at their next annual meeting, or when lawfully assembled at any other meeting, to levy upon their respective counties each, the sum of one thousand five hundred dollars; which, if levied, shall be collected and paid to their respective county treasurers, as other contingent charges of said counties are collected and paid; and when so collected and paid, the said sums shall be applied to the erection of a bridge across the Genesee river, at the village of St. Helena, in such manner, and under the supervision of such person or persons, as said boards shall mutually agree upon and appoint.

"Title to a certain lot

CHAP. 224.
AN ACT for the relief of Catharine Lamb.

Passed April 21, 1837.
The People of the State of New-York, represented in Se-
nate and Assembly, do enact as follows:

§ 1. The title conveyed to Catharine Lamb, of a certain confirmed. lot of land leased to Joseph Lamb, in his life time, and pur

chased by her since his death, in the ninth ward of the city
of New-York, bounded and described as follows : Begin-
ning on the south side of Charles-street, at a point two hun-
dred and twenty-five feet easterly from the corner formed
by the intersection of Charles and Bleecker (late Herring)
street; thence southerly and parallel with Bleecker-street,
ninety-five feet; thence easterly and parallel with Charles-
street, twenty-five feet; thence northerly ninety-five feet,
to Charles-street; thence westerly along Charles-street afore-

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said twenty five-feet, to the place of beginning; is hereby confirmed, and the same shall be held as valid and effectual in all respects, as it would have been had the said Catharine been a naturalized citizen of the United States, at the time the said title was conveyed.

2. This act shall take effect immediately after its pas- ofice. sage.

Act to take

CHAP. 225. AN ACT to provide for the sale of the cemetery ground in the village of East-Oswego.

Passed April 21, 1837. The People of the State of New-York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows:

$1. The president and trustees of the village of Oswego, are Trustees hereby authorized to sell at auction, or otherwise, blocks num- metery bers ninety-two and ninety-three, with so much of Twelfth-ground. street as lies between said blocks in the village of East-Oswego, and to convey the same to the purchaser thereof, and from the proceeds of such sale procure a suitable site for a cemetery, within or in the immediate vicinity of said village, and cause the same to be levelled, enclosed and im proved, for the purposes of a burial ground.

§ 2. When such burial ground shall be procured and pre- Rodies interpared, said president and trustees shall cause the bodies moved to which have been buried on said blocks numbers ninety-two new cemeteand ninety-three, to be removed therefrom, and interred in such burial ground; and the expenses of such removal and interment shall be defrayed from the proceeds of such sale, and the residue (if the proceeds of such sale be insufficient to defray such expenses,) from the funds of said village, authorized to be raised by the first clause of the fifth section of the act to incorporate said village, passed March 14, 1828.

§ 3. The president and trustees of said village shall have Power of the same power and control over the burial ground, so to be procured, as they now have over the present cemetery of said village.

Trustees

erected.

CHAP. 226.
AN ACT to authorize Philip Church junior to erect and

maintain a dam across the Genesee river, in the county of
Allegany.

Passed April 21, 1837. The People of the State of New-York, represented in Se

nate and Assembly, do enact as follows : Dam may be § 1. Philip Church junior, his heirs and assigns, are here

by authorized to erect and maintain a dam across the Genesee river, in the county of Allegany, adjacent to the lands of the said Church, nearly opposite the late residence of Jerome Fitzsimmons, on the northerly part of lot number forty-nine, township four, range two, Morris' reserve.

§ 2. Whenever the said Philip Church junior shall erect said dam, it shall be his duty to construct and keep in repair a slope apron or lock in said dam, of such dimensions as to render at all times a safe and speedy passage for rafts, arks, boats or other floats, to pass during the continuance of said dam, free of expense, without any interruption or obstruc

tion. Saving § 3. The said Church shall construct said dam in such a

manner as not to affect or conflict with the rights and privileges of others; and the legislature may at any time alter, modify or repeal this act : but nothing in this act contained, shall be so construed as to interfere with the rights of the state in the construction of the Genesee Valley canal, or to the use of the waters of the Genesee river, for the purposes of navigation, or to authorize any claim for any damages in consequence of the construction of the Genesee Valley canal, or for the use of the waters of the Genesee river for the purposes of navigation.

Apron or lock to be made.

clause.

CHAP. 227.
AN ACT for the relief of Nathan Hall and others.

Passed April 21, 1837. The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows:

$1. It shall be lawful for the appraisers of damage done Lainelands to to lands of the citizens of this state, by the construction of be ascertain the Chemung canal, to appraise and determine the damage,

if
any,
which may

have been done to the lands of Nathan Hall, Jonathan P. Couch and William Skellinger, in the village of Havana, in the county of Chemung, by reason of

Damages

the construction of the said Chemung canal. Any sum which may be awarded to said Nathan Hall, Jonathan P. Couch and William Skellinger, by virtue of the authority hereby given, shall be paid in the same manner as other damages of a like nature are paid.

§ 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

Act to take effect

CHAP. 228.
AN ACT to amend an act entitled " An act to authorize

the supervisors of the county of Allegany, to raise mo-
ney to build a bridge over the Genesee river, at Portage-
ville," passed May 2, 1835.

Passed April 21, 1837. The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows:

$ 1. The supervisors of the county of Allegany are here- Morey to be by required to cause to be levied, collected and paid to the raised by tax treasurer of said county, in the manner other contingent charges upon said county are by law directed to be levied, collected and paid, the sum of four hundred dollars, with collectors and treasurer's fees thereon; the one-fourth of which sum shall be levied upon the town of Portage, and the remainder upon the other towns of said county, § 2. The money directed to be raised in the first section How to be

applied. of this act, shall, when collected and paid to the treasurer of said county, be subject to the order of the commissioners named in the act entitled “An act to authorize the su. pervisors of the county of Allegany to build a bridge over the Genesee river, at Portageville," passed May 2, 1835, for the purpose of being applied by them in the completion of the bridge over the Genesee river, at Portageville ; and all the provisions of the act mentioned, with reference to the duties of the said commissioners in regard to the moneys subject to their order in said act, shall apply to them with respect to the money required to be raised by this act.

CHAP. 229. AN ACT vesting certain powers in the commissioners of highways of the town of Norwich.

Passed April 21, 1837. The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows:

§ 1. The commissioners of highways of the town of Norwich are authorized hereafter, whenever they may think proper, to expend a portion of the money raised in said town for the

support of bridges, for the erection and support of bridges within the bounds of the corporation of the village of Norwich, in said town.

§ 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

Provision relative to bridges.

Act to take offect.

Stock re. duced.

CHAP. 230.
AN ACT to amend an act, entitled An act incorporating

the Fifth Ward fire insurance company, in the city of New-
York," passed April 13th, 1836.

Passed April 21, 1837 The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows:

8 1. The capital stock of the Fifth Ward fire insurance company, in the city of New York, is hereby reduced to two hundred thousand dollars; and the directors named in said act may continue to hold their offices until the second Monday in January, in the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty-eight.

82. Anthuny Lamb, John B. Schmelzel and Asher Martin shall be the commissioners to receive subscriptions to the capital stock of the said corporation, in place of the persons now named in the act of incorporation.

83. The time allowed the commissioners for receiving subscriptions to the capital stock of said corporation is hereby extended for the term of one year from the passage

Subscrip tions to stock.

of this act.

Time ex tended.

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