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county of Saratoga beginning in the middle of a public highway in the town of Greenfield south of and adjoining the late dwelling house of George Shove, esquire, deceased, thence easterly along the middle of the said highway to a place where the same intersects a public highway between the dwelling houses of Jeremiah Eddy and Wa. terman Carpenter, thence due east to the east line of the said town of Greenfield, from thence easterly on a straight line to a place on the west bank of the Hudson-river in the town of Northumberland called Flat-Rock, thence due east to the county of Washington, thence northerly on the division line between the counties of Washington and Saratoga to the northeast corner of the said town of Greenfield, thence westerly along the north line thereof to the northwest corner thereof, thence southerly along the west line thereof to a place due west from the place of beginning, and from thence on a straight line due east to the place of beginning, shall be and hereby is erected into a separate town by the name of Hadley ; and that the first Firft towna town meeting in the said town of Hadley shall be held at

meeting the dwelling house of Daniel Ashley in said town ; and held. that all the remaining part of the said town of Greenfield All the reshall be and remain a separate town by the name of Green- of the towns

parts field ; and that all the remaining part of the said town of Greenfield of Northumberland, shall be and remain a separate town berland to re

main separate by the name of Northumberland ; and that the next annual town meeting to be held in the said towns of Greenfield and Northumberland shall be held at the places to which they respectively stand adjourned.

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towns.

CH A P. XIX.
An ACT to divide the Town of Providence, in the County

of Saratoga.

Passed 13th March, 1801,
É it enacted by the People of the State of New-York, re- Part of the

idence erected the first Monday of April next, all that part of the town into a fepz. of Providence in the county of Saratoga beginning at a the name of place on the west line of said town six miles from the Northfield. southwest corner thereof, thence easterly on a straight line parallel with the south line of the said town to the east bounds thereof, thence northerly along the east line of said town of Providence to the northeast corner thereof, thence westerly along the north bounds of said town to the northwest corner thereof, thence southerly along the west bounds of said town to the place of beginning, shall be and hereby is erected into a separate town, by the name of Northfield; and the first town meeting in the said town

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of Northfield, shall be held at the dwelling house of James Goodwin in said town ; and that all the remaining part of the said town of Providence, shall be and remain a separate town by the name of Providence.

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Fees.

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An ACT regulating the Fees of the several Officers and
Ministers of Justice within this State.

Passed 8th April, 1801.
No greater or I. E it enacted by the People of the State of New York,
reward to be

represented in Senate and Assembly, That no officer

or other person shall exact, demand or ask, or be allowed the following.

any greater or other fee or reward, for or in respect of
any service hereafter to be done or performed, than such
as is herein after specified, that is to say :
In the COURT for the TRIAL of IMPEACHMENTS
and CORRECTION of ERRORS.

The Clerk's Fees.
Clerk's fees. For reading and filing the writ, return and record, thirty-

seven and an half cents.
Filing every affidavit or other proceeding, twelve and

an half cents.
Entering every rule, nineteen cents.
Every certified copy of a rule, nineteen cents.
Entering every appearance, twelve and an half cents.
Entering every judgment or dismission, twenty-five

cents.
Entering the judgment and remittitur on the roll, for

each sheet containing seventy-two words, twelve

and an half cents. The seal to any record or process, fifty cents. Copics of records, pleadings and other proceedings,

for each sheet containing ninety words, nine cents. Taxing a bill of costs, fifty cents.

The Cryer's Fees.
Cryer's fees. In each cause, thirty-seven and an half cents.

In the COURT of CHANCERY.

The Master's Fees.
Master's fees. For every summons, thirty-seven and an half cents.

Copies of all charges and discharges brought in be

fore the master, for each sheet containing ninety words, nine cents.

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For scheduling writings, for each sheet of such schedule

containing ninety words, nine cents.
Every report in pursuance of an order made upon

hearing a cause, one dollar and twenty-five cents.
Every other report made upon petition or motion

only, sixty-two and an half cents.
Taking and drawing the acknowledgment or proof

of a deed or mortgage, thirty-seven and an half
cents ; a lease and release to be considered as one

deed.
For drawing every report, for each sheet containing

ninety words, twelve and an half cents.
Every copy thereof, each sheet as aforesaid, nine

cents.
Swearing a defendant to an answer or plea, or swear-

ing a witness, or taking an affidavit, twelve and an

half cents.
Signing every exhibit brought before him, twelve

and an half cents.
The caption and writing of every recognizance,

thirty-seven and an half cents.
Taxing every bill of costs before a decree, thirty-seven

and an half cents.
Taxing a bill of costs after a decree, seventy-five

cents.

And all costs of the party plaintiff

, including officer's fees, whensoever costs shall be directed to be taxed shall be taxed in one bill only, and in like manner all the costs of the party defendant, including officer's fees, shall be taxed in one bill only, and only one fee shall be allowed for any

such one taxation. And where inonies are ordered by the court to be put out by a master, or where an estate is ordered to be sold by a master, and where the master is ordered to take an account of an estate, or between partners in trade, the chancellor shali make such 'allowance to the master for the same as he shall judge reasonable.

The Register's Fecs. For drawing all rules and orders, for each sheet contain- Register’s fees

ing ninety words, nineteen cents, and entering the

same, for each sheet, nine cents.
Reading and filing every report, petition or other

paper, twelve and an half cents.
Copies of all rules, orders, reports, affidavits, re-

cords and proceedings, for each sheet containing

ninety words, nine cents.
Every certificate, nineteen cents.
Entering a cause for hearing, twelve and an half

cents.
Making or certifying notes for the causes that stand

for hearing, for grounding a subpæna to hear judge
ment, for each cluse, nineteen cents.

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For drawing every decree, for each sheet containing nine

ty words, nineteen cents ; but no record, writing, report, order or proceeding to be inserted therein verbatim, or in hæc verba, shall be computed as any

part of such draft. Engrossing every decree including all reports, orders

and other proceedings, records and writings inserted therein, for each sheet containing ninety words, and including parchment twelve and an

half cents. Entering every dismission, fifty cents. Examining and signing every decree, and attending

the chancellor to get the same signed by him, one

dollar. Searching for any order or decree, for every year in

which such search is made, six cents. Entering all attachments and proclamations, nine

cents for each person. Entering every amerciament, nineteen cents. Entering an appearance upon process of contempt,

twelve and an half cents. Engrossing all depositions, exhibits, records and

pleadings to be exemplified, for each sheet containing ninety words, nine cents.

The Clerk's Fees. Clerk's fees. For sealing every writ, twenty-five cents.

Drawing and engrossing every subpæna or attach

ment, including parchment, sixty-two and an half

cents. Drawing all other writs and commissions when done

by him, for every sheet containing ninety words, nineteen cents, and engrossing when done by him, for each sheet, including parchment, twelve and an

half cents. Entering the defendant's appearance and certificate

thereof, and serving the same twenty-five cents ; and if two or more defendants appear at one time no more than one fee for entering and certifying

their appearance shall be allowed. Copies of all bills, answers and other pleadings what

soever, for each sheet containing ninety words, six

cents. Meeting to settle commissioners, on joining in com

mission, fifty cents. Every certificate that pleadings are filed, costs of

contempt paid, or other matter necessary to be cer

tified, twelve and an half cents. Filing every bill, answer, plea, replication, rejoinder,

demurrer, or other pleading, iwelve and an half cents.

fees.

For entering a rule to answer, reply or rejoin, or other

rule in the rule book, and copy thereof, and serving

on the clerk of the opposite party, twenty-five cents.
Entering receipt of rule to answer, reply or rejoin,

or other rule in the rule book, and making and
serving a copy of the rule on the solicitor, twenty-

five cents.
Searching for any bill, answer or other pleading, for

every year in which such search is made, six cents.
Attending master with rule book, on taxing costs,

twenty-five cents.
Attending court on hearing with the pleadings,
whether they are read or not, fifty cents.

The Examiner's Fees.
For taking the examination of every deponent, for each Examiner's

sheet containing ninety words, twenty-five cents. Making a fair copy of the same on paper for the

witness to sign, for each sheet twelve cents.
Certifying every exhibit shown to a witness on his

examination, twenty-five cents.
Copies of all depositions, exhibits and interrogatories,

when required, for each sheet containing ninety

words, twelve cents.
Attending court with depositions and exhibits, one

dollar.
Administering an oath or taking an affidavit, twelve
cents and five mills.

The Counsel's Fees.
For a retaining fee in each cause, three dollars and seven- Counsel's fees

ty-five cents ; but a retaining fee shall not be tax-
ed or allowed to the same person both as coun-

sellor and solicitor in the same cause.
Perusing and signing every bill, answer, plea, demur-

rer, and other special pleadings, interrogatories and
exceptions, if not done by the person acting as so-

licitor in the same cause, two doliars and fifty cents.
Every motion of course before the chancellor, fifty

cents ; but no motion to be allowed for common
process, nor for rules to answer, reply, rejoin, pro-
duce or examine witnesses, or for publication or the
like, which are to be issued or entered of course

by the clerks.
Every special motion, one dollar and twenty-five cents.
Arguing every plea or demurrer, three dollars and

seventy-five cents.
Arguing before the master upon exceptions, or other

special matter, two dollars and fifty cents.
Arguing before the chancellor upon petition or ex-

ceptions, two dollars and fifty cents.
Arguing upon the final hearing of any cause, five

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