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CHAP. 2.
AN ACT accepting the deposite of certain moneys belonging

to the United States.

Passed January 10, 1837. The People of the State of New York, represented in Se

nate and Assembly, do enact as follows: Money to be § 1. This state agrees to receive in deposite for safe deposite. keeping, its share of the surplus money of the treasury of

the United States of America, under the thirteenth section of the act of congress, entitled “An act to regulate the deposites of the public money,” passed June 23, 1836, upon the terms, conditions and provisions in said act contained; and the faith of the state is hereby inviolably pledged for the safe keeping and repayment of all sums of money thus received, from time to time, whenever the same shall be required by the secretary of the treasury of the United States under the provisions of said act.

§ 2. The treasurer of this state is hereby authorized to receive from time to time, the proportions of the public money to be deposited with this state, and safely to keep the same for the state, as the public funds of this state are kept, until otherwise directed by law; and he is authorized to sign and deliver to the secretary of the treasury of the United States, certificates of deposite, to be countersigned by the comptroller, for such sums as may be received in deposite; by which certificates the faith of the state shall be pledged for the safe keeping and repayment of all sums of money so received, whenever the secretary of the treasury from time to time shall require the same to be repaid, under the provisions of the act of congress aforesaid.

$ 3. The seventh section of title four of chapter eight of be deposit- the first part of the Revised Statutes, is so far modified as to

permit the treasurer to deposite the moneys which may from time to time be received by him under this act, in such bank or banks as in the opinion of the comptroller and treasurer shall be secure, and pay the highest rate of interest to the state for such deposite, until arrangements are made for the permanent investment of said moneys. All agreements for these deposites shall be in writing, one copy of which shall be filed in the comptroller's office; and the provisions of title third of chapter eight of the first part of the Revised Statutes, prescribing the duties of the comptroller in relation to moneys in the treasury, and the provisions of title four of the same chapter, prescribing the duties of the treasurer in relation to moneys in the treasury, shall apply to the moneys which may be deposited in any bank or banks by virtue of this act.

Money how and where to

$ 4. The governor of this state is hereby required to Duty of the transmit a copy of this act, exemplified by the secretary of povernor. this state, to the secretary of the treasury of the United States, as soon as may be after its passage.

85. This act shall be in force immediately after its pas- Act to take sage.

effect.

CHAP. 3. AN ACT altering the terms of the court of common pleas and general sessions of the county of Cortland.

Passed January 10, 1837. The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows:

§ 1. The terms of the court of common pleas and gene. Terms. ral sessions of the peace of the county of Cortland shall hereafter be held on the second Tuesdays of February, April and September, in each year, instead of the times heretofore appointed by law.

§ 2. All writs, process, notices of trial or argument of Writs, &c. causes, and all recognizances in criminal proceedings, and ali other proceedings in said court of common pleas and general sessions, returnable or to be heard on the last TuesJay of January, 1837, shall be considered as noticed for trial and argument on the second Tuesday of February, 1837.

§ 3. The grand and petit jurors drawn and summoned to Jurors. appear at the said court of common pleas and general sessions of the peace on the last Tuesday of January, 1837, shall be re-summoned, to appear and serve at said court on the second Tuesday of February, 1837.

§ 4. This aet shall take effect immediately.

Act to take effect.

CHAP. 4.
AN ACT authorizing the appointment of a supreme court

commissioner to reside in the village of Delhi, in the county
of Delaware.

Passed January 14, 1837. The People of the State of New-York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows:

§ 1. There shall be appointed, in the manner now pre- Commission scribed by law, a supreme court commissioner, who shall er at Delhi. reside in the village of Delhi, in the county of Delaware, and who shall possess the powers of a supreme court com

His powers.

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missioner as defined and limited in the second article of the
second title of the third chapter of the third part of the Re-
revised Statutes.

§ 2. The commissioner authorized to be appointed by the
first section of this act, is hereby empowered, authorized
and required, to perform all the duties, and execute every
act, power and trust, which the first judge, or any other
judge of the degree of counsellor at law in the supreme
court, of the county courts of said county, may or could
perform and execute out of court, relating to such courts,
according to law and the rules and practice thereof.

$ 3. This act shall be in force and take effect immediately after its passage.

Act to take effect.

CHAP. 5.
AN ACT extending the time for the collection of taxes in th
town of Bushwick, in the county of Kings.

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

$ 1. If the collector of taxes of the town of Bushwick, in the county of Kings, shall renew his security, in such manner as the supervisor of said town shall reasonably require, the time for the collection and making return of taxes of said town shall be extended to the first day of March next.

$ 2. This act shall take effect immediately on the pas

Time ex tended

Act to take effect.

sage thereof.

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CHAP. 6.
AN ACT further to provide for the erection of a new court-
house in the county of Cayuga.

Passed January 23, 1837.
The People of the State of New York, represented in Se-

nate and Assembly, do enact as follows:
Money to be § 1. The board of supervisors of the county of Cayuga

are hereby directed and required, at their annual meeting
in each of the years one thousand eight hundred and forty,
one thousand eight hundred and forty-one, and one thousand
eight hundred and forty-two, to cause to be levied and col-
lected, from the taxable inhabitants of said county, three
thousand dollars, over and above the expenses of collection;
and in the year one thousand eight hundred and forty-three

raised by tax.

two thousand dollars, over and above the expenses of collection; which said several sums of money, when collected, shall be paid into the treasury of the county.

§ 2. It shall be lawful for the comptroller of this state, on Loan. the application of the commissioners to build a new courthouse for the county of Cayuga, or a majority of them, to loan to the said county of Cayuga the sum of eleven thousand dollars, out of the capital of the common school fund, payable after the year one thousand eight hundred and forty, in instalments of three thousand dollars per annum, with interest at the rate of six per centum per annum; and the said sum, so loaned, shall be paid to said commissioners, or any two of them, for the purpose of completing said court-house, and shall be charged to the said county in the books of the comptroller.

§ 3. In addition to the sums herein before directed to be raised, the board of supervisors of said county shall annually cause to be levied and collected, a sum sufficient to pay the annual interest of the said sum so to be loaned, and cause the same to be paid into the treasury of said county: and it shall be the duty of the treasurer of said county, annually, to pay the interest due upon the sum hereby authorized to be loaned, into the treasury of this state, and also, to pay into the treasury of this state, the sums of money directed to be levied and collected by the first section of this act, immediately on the receipt thereof. $ 4. This act shall take effect immediately upon the pas- Act to take

effect.

Interest.

sage thereof.

CHAP. 7.
AN ACT in addition to an act entitled An act authorizing

the supervisors of the county of Cortland to build a new
court-house," passed April 30, 1836.

Passed January 23, 1837. The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows:

§ 1. The board of supervisors of the county of Cortland Jail may be are authorized and empowered to build a jail in said county,

erected. and incorporate said jail in the court-house authorized to be built by the aet to which this act is an addition.

§ 2. For the additional expense of building the said jail in Loan. connexion with the said court-house, the treasurer of this state shall pay, on the warrant of the comptroller, out of the moneys in the treasury belonging to the capital of the common school fund, such sum, not exceeding two thousand dollars, as by the board of supervisors of Cartland county i

shall be thought to be necessary, which shall be charged to said county, and upon the same terms, be raised in the same manner, and payable at the same time, place and manner, as required for the payment of the sum which may or shall be borrowed for the purpose of building the said court-house, prescribed in the said act of which this act is in addition.

§ 3. William Bartlett, Eleazer W. Edgcomb and Anthony Freere, the commissioners to build the said court-house, shall have the like powers to build the said jail, with the said court-house, as prescribed in said act, of which this is in addition.

§ 4. This act shall take effect immediately after its passage.

Building commission ers.

Act to take effect.

CHAP. 8.

Time ex tended.

AN ACT to extend the time for the collection of taxes in the

second, fourth, fifth and seventh wards of the city of Brooklyn.

Passed January 24, 1837. The People of the State of New-York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows:

$ 1. If the collector of taxes of the first seven wards of the city of Brooklyn, to whom the second, fourth, fifth and seventh wards thereof have been assigned by the mayor of said city as the collection district of said collector, shall renew his security to the satisfaction of the common council of said city, the time for the collection and making return of taxes in said collection district is extended to the first day of March next.

§ 2. This act shall take effect from the passage thereof.

Act to take effect.

CHAP. 9. AN ACT for the payment of Sylvanus J. Penniman, for oleometers and other expenses.

Passed January 24, 1837. The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows:

$1. The treasurer shall pay, on the warrant of the comptroller, to Sylvanus J. Penniman, one hundred and seventysix dollars, for moneys expended and services rendered in

Money to be paid.

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