Page images
PDF
EPUB

256

MISCELLANEOUS.

(APRIS

and his Council for any such effectual relief as you in and his son, a lad, of what age we have not heard, and justice and equity shall think expedient, both in restrain. wounded every other member of the family, one or two ing the said Sprogel's further proceedings, before he of them dangerously. prove his tiile, as also that your petitioner's accounts The dwelling-house and double barn of Joseph Town. and other rightful demands, may be settled and accom- send, blown down. plished with the attorneys of the above said company, Widow Blackmore's house and barn, do. according to the way and method by themselves agreed John Logan's house, do-himself wounded. upon, in their contract of Society. And your petitioner Thomas Blackmore's house and barn, do. shall thankfully acknowledge your justness towards him Widow Gass' house, do. in this his helples condition, and ever pray as in duty William M.Millan, Esq’rs. dwelling partially unroof bound.

ed, and several small buildings do.

A new frame house entirely destroyed. This proper. MARBLE.

ty was owned by a Mr. Boggs, living on Sawmill Run. A recent visit to some of the valuable quarries with

The mill, blacksmith shop, and stable of Ephraim Eswhich the neighboring county of Montgomery abounds, tep, Esq. were principally destroyed, and a horse in the has afforded us a much better idea of ibeir extent and stable, owned by the Rev. Mr. Shadreck, killed. value, than we previously entertained. They are

Two barns belonging to the Messrs. Allisons, injursituated on both sides of the Schuylkill, and are said to ed, we have not heard to what extent. embrace many hundred acres-indeed in some vicini. The damage done to orchards, fences and other proties, the whole rock formation appears to consist of mar- perty not enumerated above, is very extensive and deble of greater or less value, and in some places the owo-structive. ers of the land have turned it to account. The rock has

We have not heard that this storm raged with any a dip to the horizon of about 45 degrees, and is found considerable violence elsewhere than in Peters' townnear the surface; in some instances, where a valuable ship. vein has been struck upon, the workmen have followed it to the depth of one hundred feet, and even more,

Among the clearances from “the port of Lancaster," when the labor of raising this heavy substance becomes we notice the following: immense. It has not been found advisable to work un

"Ark P. W. Reigart, capt. Mullin-cargo 194 boxes der ground, but the whole superincumbent earth is first furniture and goods for Langdon Cheves, Esq. and 50 scooped off, and enormous pullies, turned by horses or hhds, whiskey for G. L. Mayer and C. Hager, destined oxen, erected at the top. The best marble occurs at for Philadelphia, via, the Chesapeake and Delaware the greatest depths, and it is a common occurrence to canal.” be compelled to close operations on this account, after having followed a vein beyond its easy access; thus leav The building in Prune street near Sixth, built for a ing a plentiful supply for future times, when that which printing office, then afterwards known as the Tivoli is more easily obtained is exhausted. The process of Theatre, then used as the Jefferaon Medical College, separating slabs from their native beds is a simple, tho' and recently as a Furriery, with a lot of sixty-nine feet laborious operation, consisting of drilling, and when ne by one hundred, and a back lot of seventeen by forty cessary, blowing. The latter, however, is resorted to feet, was sold by the Sheriff, for thirteen thousand one but rarely. When a block is safely brought to the sur. hundred dollars. face, it is measured and marked and sent by turnpike, either to Philadelphia or Norristown; at the latter place Longevity. There is now residing in West Fallow. Mr. Samuel R. Wood has erected machinery driven by field township, Chester County, a bachelor and three water power, for sawing the rough and shapeless mass maiden sisters, whose united ages amount to 336 years. into slabs, in which form it is transported by canal to They were born and have resided on the same farm; er Philadelphia, without the addition of the refuse parts:-hibiting in their long lives a striking example of the adWhen mahogany was first introduced, it was the custom vantages resulting from a life of temperance and soto make household furniture of the solid wood, while briety. now, almost every article of domestic use is manufactu. red of mahogany, by veneering, and we see no reason

Rocking Stone.-On Mine Hill, near the Gap, a large why veneering might not with equal advantage be appli "rocking stone” was lately discovered.

It is a great ed to the front of houses, which, for ornament, may be, curiosity, being a flat rock, from 12 to 18 feet long and at a very trilling expense of inarble, sawed into very 3 feet thick, so nicely poised on another that an infant's thin slabs, so that, in a few years, we anticipate it will touch can make it move like the scales of a balance. confer no particular title to gentility to live in a marble Stones similar to this have rarely been discovered, and bouse. Mr. Wood's machinery, which, though simple, when known, have become objects of general attention. is remarkably cffective, cuts fifty slabs with only the attendance of boys and one man, while an individual with

Sharp Mountain Tunnel.--The Act of incorporation the hand machine would complete one; thus exhibiting for this purpose has passed our legislature. It will be the superior advantages of machinery. Sat.Bul. an undertaking of great local advantage, and conduce

much to the facilities of the coal interest. WASHINGTON, March, 27. Mails.-Another daily mail is now carried between Dreadful Tornado.-On Monday evening last, near this place and Philadelphia-it arrives at 11 o'clock,and sundown, a most awful hurricane passed over part of this departs at 2. This makes the third line of daily stages county, which in its consequences were more disaster- between the two places, which are very frequently ous and melancholy than any with which we have been found inadequate to convey all the passengers. One visited in the recollection of the oldest inhabitants.- evening last week six stages arrived from Philadelpbia, In its course it appears, so far as we have heard, to have containing upwards of sixty passengers. been confined altogether to a narrow strip of country

Pottsville Miner's Journ. not more than lialf a mile in diameter, in Peters's town. ship. The course of the Tornado was from northwest

Printed every SATURDAY MORNING by WILLIAM F to southeast, and among other particulars of a less des- GEDDES, No. 59 Locust Street. Philadelphia; where, and at tructive and afflicting character, we have gathered the door back of the Post Office, back room) subscriptions will be

the PUBLICATION OFFICE, IN FRANKLIN PLACE, second following The house in which James Armstrong resided was annually by subscribers residing in or near the city, or whers

thankfully received. Price FIVE DOLLARS per åpninn, payable blown down upon the family, and killed Mr. Armstrong there is an agent. Other subscribers pay in advance.

THE

REGISTER OF PENNSYLVANIA.

DEVOTED TO THE PRESERVATION OF EVERT KIND OF USEFUL INFORMATION RESPECTING THE STATE.

EDITED BY SAMUEL HAZARD.

VOL. V.-NO. 17.

PHILADELPHIA, APRIL 24, 1830.

NO. 121

tate.

TITLES OF ACTS,

22. An act declaring East Sandy creek and Big Hicks

ory creek public highways. Passed by the Legislature of Pennsylvania, during the 23. An act for the relief of James Peyton and others, Session of 1829-30.

soldiers of the revolutionary war.

24. An act declaring Little Mahoning creek & Spring 1. An act authorising a temporary loan for the con- creek public highways. tinuance of the Pennsylvania canal and rail road. 25. An act for the relief of Henry Shatz, a soldier of 2. An act for the relief of John

Breitigam, a soldier of the revolutionary war. the revolutionary war.

26. A further supplement to an act, entitled 'an act, 3. A supplement to an act entitled an act, enabling a affording immediate relief to Michael Mullen, and grancommittee appointed by the court of common pleas of ting him an annuity, passed the 6th day of February, Westmoreland county, to sell and convey the real estate 1810.' of Catharine Waldour, a lunatic.

27. An act authorizing the Evangelical Lutheran 4. An act authorising the citizens of the town of Hen- congregation at Harrisburg, to elect an additional numrysburg, in the county of Centre, to levy a tax on real ber of vestry-men. property for the purpose of keeping in repair the pipes 28. A further supplement to an act, authorizing the conveying the water to said town.

Governor to incorporate the Mill creek and Mine Hill 5. An act for the relief of John Warren, a soldier of navigation company, passed the 7th day of February, the revolutionary war.

1828, 6. An act to authorise James Hughes, Boyd Mercer, 29. An act declaring certain parts of the East branch and Joseph Harris, Guardians of certain minor children of Oil creek, and Kenjua creek, public highways. therein mentioned, to sell and convey certain real es

30. An act for the relief of John King.

31. A further supplement to an act, entitled 'an act, 7. An act to relinquish the purchase money and in- to amend and consolidate with its several supplements, terest due the commonwealth, on a certain piece of land the act entitled 'an act for the recovery of debts and de. in Berks county, to the Hill church.

mands not exceeding one hundi ed dollars, before a Jus8. A supplement to an act, entitled 'an act, to encour- tice of the Peace, and for the election of Constables, age the destruction of Foxes and Wild Cats.'

and for other purposes.' 9. An act authorising loans from certain banks. 32. An act to declare ihe marriage of Mary Blacke.

10. An act for the relief of Janet Mathison, widow of ney with John Brow'n lawful, and to divorce the said a soldier of the revolutionary war.

Mary, from William Blackeney. 11. A further supplement tu an act, entitled 'an act, 33. An act extending an act, entitled an act, securing to authorise the Governor to incorporate a company, to to mechanics' and others, payment for their labor and make a lock navigation on the river Schuylkill. materials, in erecting any house or other building within

12. An act for dividing the city of Pittsburg into four the city and county of Philadelphla, to the borough of wards, and providing for the choice of judges of the Easton, Northampion county. general elections, and other purposes.

34. An act regulating tin and clock pedlars. 13. An act extending the time for closing the concerns 35. An act relative to the accounts of supervisors of of the bank of Washington,

highways and overseers of the poor in Susquehanna and 14. An act authorizing the laying out a stałe road Luzerne counties. from Connellsville in Fayette county, to intersect the 36. A supplement to an act, entitled 'an act, to incor. Mountpleasant and Robbsłown turnpike, at or near the porate the owners and occupiers of the Wiccacoa and commencement of the graded road leading to Larimers, Moyamensing meadows in the county of Philadelphia, in Westmoreland county.

for the sole purposes of keeping the banks, dams, slui. 15. A supplement to an act, entitled 'an act, author. ces and floodgates in repair, and to raise a fund to de. izing the laying out of certain state roads, pas the fray the expenses thereof, passed the 12th of April,1828 16th day of April, A. D. 1829.'

and for other purposes. 16. An act establishing an academy at Le Raysyille, 37. An act relative to the duties of supervisors and Pike township, in the county of Bradford.

election of township auditors in Huntingdon and War. 17. An act authorizing the laying out of a state road ren counties. from Petersburg on the National road in Somerset 38. An act to establish an academy in the town of county, to Connelsville in Fayette county.

Dundaff, in the county of Susquehanna, and for other 18. An act relative to the supervisors of public high- purposes. ways in the counties of Northumberland, Centre, Venan. 39. An act to annul the marriage contract between go, Beaver, Crawford, and Mercer, and for the election Joseph Walter and Catharine his wife. of township auditors in certain counties.

40. An act for the relief of sundry soldiers and Mary 19. An act authorising the Governor to incorporate Magdalen Nicholas, widow of a soldier of the revolution. the Pittsburg and Birmingham turnpike road company. 41. An act supplementary to an act, entitled 'an act,

20. An act for the relief of Jacob'Shrite, a soldier of to incorporate the district of Spring Garden, passed the the revolution and for other purposes.

22d day of March, 1813, and for other purposes. 21. An act sanctioning the loan of one hundred and 42. A supplement to the act, entitled 'an act, to ena. six thousand dollars made by the Pennsylvania and ble the Governor to incorporate a company for making Philadelphia banks, and the Columbia bridge company, an artificial road from Jersey Shore, in the county of Ly. for canal and rail road purposes,

coming to Coudersport, in the county of Potter. Vol. V. 33

258

TITIES OF ACTS.

(APRIL

43. An act authorising the Auditor General to settle 70. An act for the relief of Catharine Cryder and Ethe accounts of Mathew Stanley, late inspector of the lizabeth Budding, widows of revolutionary soldiers. second brigade, third division, Pennsylvania militia. 71. A supplement to an act, entitled, 'an act, to au

44. An act to prevent the issuing of bank notes of thorize the Governor to incorporate the Columbia, certain amount.

Washington and Port Deposit road company, in Lancas45. An act to incorporate the Penn's creek navigation ter county, the Monongahela and Coal Hill turnpike company.

road company, in the county of Allegheny, and the Mt. 46. An act to enable Henry Russel, of Greene coun. Pleasant Free road company, in the county of Westty, to sell and convey certain real estate.

moreland' 47. An act authorizing the stockholders to close the 72. An act making appropriations for canals and concerns of the Westmoreland bank of Pennsylvania. roads.

48. An act relative to the discharge of mortgages fil 73. An act for the relief of Samuel Gibson and Wil. ed in the land office.

liam Riddles, late supervisors of Nippenose township, in 49. An act to legitimate Province M'Cormick. the county of Lycoming, and John Vanhorn, late super

50. An act authorizing the Governor to incorporate visor of Perry township, Jefferson county. the Sbippenville and Emlenton turnpike road com 74. A supplement to the act, entitled fan act, to enpany.

dow the House of Refuge, and for other purposes, pas51. An act to authorize a loan to defray the expense sed the 2d day of March, 1827.' of the Pennsylvania canal and rail road, and to continue 75. A further supplement to the act, entitled 'an act, for a further time, an act to incorporate the subscribers to enable the Governor to incorporale a company for to the bank of Pennsylvania, and for other purposes.' making an artificial road by the best and nearest route

52. An act to incorporate the fire insurance company from the borough of Sunbury, in the county of Northof Northampton county,

umberland, to the borough of Reading, in the county of 53. An act relative to an act, entitled 'an act, for the Berks.? election of constables in certain townships.?

76. An act for the relief of Andrew Stough, and oth54. An act explanatory of the act, entitled 'an act, ers, soldiers, and Sarah Lebo, the widow of a soldier of relative to the patenting of lands, passed the 8th day the revolutionary war. of April, 1829.

77. An act extending the time of holding the courts 55. An act for the relief of certain county treasuress. of common pleas, in Bradford county, and changing the

56. A further supplement to the act, entitled 'an act time of holding the courts in Tioga, M'Kean and Potter for the prevention of vice and immorality and of unlaw- counties. ful gaming and restraining disorderly sports and dissipa 78. An act for the relief of sundry soldiers of the rev, tion, passed the 22d April, 1794.'

olutionary war. 57. An act to authorize the president and managers 79. An act for the relief of Frederick Burkhart, a solof the Ridge turnpike, to grant to the corporation of dier of the revolution, Spring Garden, so much of the Ridge turnpike as les 80. An act for the relief of Sophia App, widow of a within the district of Spring Garden, upon the condi- soldier of the revolution. tions herein after specified, and for other purposes. 81. An act for the relief of Martin Miller, a soldier of

58. An act incorporating the town of Wellsborough, the revolution. into a borough.

82. An act for the relief of the heirs of Paul Bonnell, 59. An act to authorize the Governor to incorporate a soldier of the revolution, a company to erect a bridge over the Monongahela 83. An act relative to the state road between Greers. riyer.

burg, in the county of Beaver, and the Ohio state line in 60. An act to provide for the erection of a house for the direction of Petersburg, the employment and support of the poor, in the county • 84. An act to authorize the commissioners of Potter, of Lebanon.

Allegheny and Lancaster counties, to perform certain 61. An act to incorporate the Philipsburg and Juniata acts therein named, and for appointing trustees of the rail road company.

estate of James Decker, of Luzerne county, a maniac, 62. An act' relative to constables, in Susquehanna 85. A supplement to the act, entitled an act, to e. and Beaver counties.

rect the town of Milton, in the county of Northumber 63. A supplement to the act, entitled 'an act, to pro- land, and the town of Butler, in the county of Butler, intect the public in the full benefit and enjoyment of the to boroughs, passed the 26th day of February, 1827. works constructed for the purposes of inland naviga 86. An act for the relief of Sarah Smith and Cathation.'

rine Stengel, widows of revolutionary soldiers. 64. An act supplementary to an act, entitled tan act, 87. An act for the relief of John Weller, a soldier, to authorize the Governor to incorporate a company, and Rosanna Shelly, the widow of a soldier of the rev: for making an artificial road by the nearest and best olution. route, through the counties of Wayne and Luzerne, be. 88. An act to enable Mary Hamilton, widow of James ginning at the river. Delaware, where the proposed Hamilton, late of Cumberland county, deceased, Aler: bridge is to be built, near the town of Milford, thence ander Hamilton, a son of said deceased, who is of full through the said town and the counties aforesaid, to or age, and Mary Hamilton and James Given, guardians near the forty-third mile stone on the north line of the of the minor children of the said deceased, to sell cer: state, and for other purposes.'

tain real estate. 65. An act granting a gratuity to Captain William 89. An act directing re-payment of loans from certain Morrow,

banks. 66. A further supplement to the act, entitled 'an act 90. An act to legitimate Harrison Ely, son of Corne: to incorporate the Kensington district of the Northern lius Ely. Liberties.' 67. A further supplement to the act, entitled 'an act, tingdon township, Westmoreland county, to assess and

91. An act authorizing the supervisors of East Hunto regulate the general elections within this common collect certain taxes. wealth, passed the 15th day of February, 1799, as relates 92. An act to enable Jacob Mowrer and Daniel Le. to the county of Crawford.? 68. An act for the relief of Jesse Smith, of Bradford sell and convey certain real estate.

van, guardians of the minor children of Henry Kline, to county. 69. An act to authorize the Governor to incorporate, tive to collateral inheritances.'

93. A supplement to the act, entitled 'an act, rela: the president, managers and company of the Indiana and Kiskeminetas turnpike road.

94. An act to enable Molton C. Rogers and Nathaniel W. Sample, Jun, guardians of the minor children of

1830.)

TITLES OF ACTS.

259

Jasper Slaymaker, deceased, to sell and convey their 119. An act to authorise the secretary of the land of. interest in certain real estate.

fice to issue patents to certain actual settlers residing 95. An act to incorporate a company for making a north and west of the rivers Obio and Allegheny and turnpike road from Honesdale to the Belmont and Eas- Conewango creek. ton turnpike or the Milford and Owego turnpike, with 120. An act relative to certain turnpike corporations. in two miles of Clarkesville in Wayne county.

121. An act to incorporate a company for making a 96. An act to revive and continue in force, the act turnpike road from Dillsburg, in York county, to Berentitled 'an act to authorize the Governor to incorpo- lin in Adams county. rate the Juniata bridge company, in the county of Hun 122. An act to incorporate the Marietta, Bainbridge, tingdon, and to extend the time limited by law for com- Falmouth and Portsmouth turnpike road Company. pleting the Abington and Waterford turnpike road. 123. An act to exempt from laxation the houses and 97. An act regulating bawkers and pedlars.

lots occupied by fire companies in the city and county 98. An act to authorise the Governor to incorporate of Philadelphia. the Armagh and Conemaugh turnpike road company. 124. An act to prevent the destruction of fences in

99. An act authorizing the State Treasurer to pay a the county of York. certain sum of money to Daniel Moore, of Washington 125. An act relative to the towns of Hamburg, Bain. county.

bridge, Centreville, and Portsmouth, to Kirkbride'sand 100. An act to authorize the Governor to incorporate Bell and Thomas' bridge, and to a state road in Berks a company for the purpose of erecting a permanent county. bridge over the river Conemaugh, at or near Clark's 126. An act declaring the east branch of Standing ferry on the road leading from Indiana, through Abner-Stone creek, in Huntingdon county, a public highway. ville to Ligonier, in Westmoreland county.

127. An act to empower the commissioners of Ches101. An act for the relief of Robert Hodge and Dan- ter county, to purchase a certain lot of ground for the iel Clark, of Mercer county.

use of said county. 102. An act to organize the provisional county of 128. An act for the relief of William Strunk, a soldier Jefferson, for judicial purposes.

of the revolutionary war. 103. An act authorizing the laying out a state road 129. An act to authorise the sale of certain real estate, from Greenville, in Mercer county, through George held in trust for the first independent church of Christ, town, to Franklin, in Venango county.

called Universalists, in the city of Philadelphia. 104. An act to authorize the sale of certain real es 130. An act to legitimate Sarah Kimble, daughter of tate held in trust for the congregation called the United Jonathan Zarber. Reformed and Lutheran congregations of St. Peter's 131. An act authorising the governor to incorporate church, in Pine Grove township, Schuylkill county. a company for making a turnpike road from the north

105. An act to enable Henry Neff and Wm. Swoope, end of the bridge over Powel's creek, in Dauphin guardians of the minor children of Henry Swoope, to county, through Georgetown and Sunbury to the south sell and convey the interest of said minors in a certain east end of the Northumberland bridge, in Northumberiron manufactory.

land county 106. An act refunding to Thomas Jones, certain mo 132. An act to authorise Peter Ihrie, Jun. executor of nies expended by him in the improvement of the Sus- George Ihrie, deceased, to sell and convey certain real quehanna river.

estate. 107. An act for the relief of sundry soldiers, and Sa 133. An act concerning weights and measures. rah Lindsay and Elizabeth M'Mullin, the widows of 134. An act to authorise the executors of Jacob Painsoldiers of the revolution.

ter, deceased, to sell certain real estate. 108. A supplement to an act entitled 'un act author 135. An act relative to the appointmgnt of canal comising the laying out of certain state roads in Greene,Cum-missioners. berland and Schuylkill counties, passed March 19th, 136. An act for the improvement of the Philadelphia 1829.'

and Baltimore road. 109. An act to establish a public ferry on the west 137. An act to enable Jolin Hassenplugh, administrabranch of the Susquehanna, near the house of George tor of David Neihard, deceased, to sell and convey the Porter, in Clinton Township, Lycoming county. interest of minors in real estate.

110. An act authorising the citizens of the town of 138. An act to enable Christian Mosser, administrator Madisonburg, in the county of Centre, to levy a tax on of John Mosser, to sell and convey certain real estate. real property for the purpose of keeping in repair the 139. An act authorising the administrator of Lewis pipes conveying the water into said town.

H. Conover, to sell and convey certain real estate. 111.A supplement to the act to incorporate the town 140. An act to encourage the destruction of foxes of Newville.

and wild cats in the counties of Centre, Lycoming, Ad112. A supplement to the act entitled an act for the ams and Perry. relief of Catharine Cadwallader, widow of John Cadwal. 141. Anact authorising certain commissioners to view lader, deceased.

and lay out certain state roads. 113. An act to extend the charter of the Southwark 142. An act relative to the distribution of the pamphbank, the Northampton bank, and the Farmers' bank of let laws and journals of this commonwealth, in Warrer Bucks county

county. 114. An act authorising the laying out and re-locat 143. An act for the relief of sundry soldiers, and wid: ing of certain state roads in Westmoreland, Fayette, ows of soldiers of the revolutionary war. Allegheny, Washington, Armstrong, Beaver, Berks, 144. A further supplement to the act, entitled an act Lehigh, Mifflin and Cumberland counties, and repeal to enable the Governor of this commonwealth to incor. ing an act authorising the laying out a state road in U- porate a company for making an artificial road by the nion county.

best and nearest route from Waterford, in the county 115. An act providing the means of employing and of Erie, through Meadville and Franklin, to the river supporting the convicts in the eastern and western pen- Susquebanna at or near the mouth of Anderson's creek, itentiaries of this state.

in Clearfield county and also to incorporate a company 116. An act relative to landlord and tenant.

for making an artificial road from the lown of Northum. 117. An act for the relief of William Clark, adminis berland, in the county of Northumberland, by the best trator of George Donabu, deceased.

and nearest route to the West branch of the Susquehan, 118. An act relative to the accounts of supervisors and na, at or near the mouth of Anderson's creek, passing overseers of the poor in Tioga, Huntingdon and clear through Derrstown, Youngmanstown, Aaronsburg, Bellfield counties.

efonte and Milesburg, passed the 29th day of April, 1819.

260

TITLES OF ACTS.

(APRIL

145. An act authorising the laying out a state road 171. An act authorising the executor of Jacob Miller, from the bridge over the river Delaware, at New-Hope, late of Lancaster county, deceased, to sell and convey through Doylestown,over the new bridge at Norristown, certain real estate. Montgomery county, through West Chester, to the 172. An act authorising Frederick Hill, to appeal in state line, in a direction to Baltimore, in the state of a certain case. Maryland.

173. An act erecting the town of Petersburg, in the 146. A further supplement to an act, entitled 'an act county of Huntingdon, into a borough. to provide for the education of children at the public 174. A supplement to an act, entitled an act to incor. expense within the city and county of Philadelphia, porate the Mine Hill and Schuylkill Haven rail road passed the third day of March, 1818.

company 147. A supplement to an act, entitled 'a supplement 175. A further supplement to an act, entitled an aet to an act to enable the Governor of this commonwealth, for establishing a Health Office, and to relieve the city to incorporate a company for opening a canal and lock and port of Philadelpbia from the introduction of pestinavigation between the rivers Delaware and Schuykill, lential and contagious diseases, and for other purposes. through the southern section of the county of Philadel 176. An act for the appointment of commissioners to phia, passed the 3Uth day of March, 1829."

run, mark and fix the division line between the town148. An act authorising the laying out of certain state ship of Catawissa, in the county of Columbia, and the roads in Butler, Armstrong and Venango counties. township of Shamokin, in Northumberland county,

149. A supplement to an act, entitled 'an act for tak. 177. A supplement to an act entitled, an act authoring lands in exccution for the payment of debts, passed ising the Governor to incorporate the Northampton wa. in 1705.'

ter company, and to continue in force, an act entitled an 150. An act supplementary to the several acts, incor- act to incorporate the York Manufacturing company. . porating a company to make a turnpike road from the 178. an act to regulate Inns and Taverns. northern termination of the York and Conewago turn 179. A further supplement to the act directing the pike road, to the west end of the Harrisburg bridge. descent of intestates real estates, and distribution of

151. An act authorizing the Governor to incorporate their personal estates, and for other purposes therein a company to erect a bridge over the river Juniata, op- mentioned, passed the 19th day of April, 1794. posite Montgomery street, in the borough of Hunting 180. An act relative to the Lehigh coal and navigadon.

tion company and the Susquehanna and Lehigh canal 152. An act relating to the service of process by company. sheriffs.

181. An act to incorporate the Middleport and Pean 153. An act to enable Mary Talbot, to sue for the a-creek rail road company: mount of a certain bond.

182. An act for the furtherance of justice between 154. An act for the levy and collection of taxes upon obligors and obligees and other creditors and debtors. proceedings in courts, and in the offices of register and 183. A supplement to the act, entitled 'an act to enrecorder, and for other purposes.

able the Governor of this commonwealth to incorporate 155.

A further supplement to the act entitled 'an a company for making an artificial road from the interact for the regulation of the militia of this common section of Front street and the Germantown road in the wealth.'

Northern Liberties of the city of Philadelphia, through 156. An act to incorporate the Tuscarora and Coal Frankford and Bristol to the ferry at Morrisville, on the run tunnel and rail-road company.

river Delaware, and to authorise the Governor to incor157. An act authorising and requiring the Surveyor porate the Bedford and Frankstown turnpike road comGeneral to accept returns of surveys in certain cases. pany, and for other purposes.

158. An act to provide for the erection of a house of 184. An act authorising the sale and conveyance of employment and support of the poor in the county of certain real estate, and vesting the right of this common. Washington.

wealth to the escheated estate of Henry Craig in the 159. An act relative to certain real estate. 160. An act for the relief of Philip Renn and Fred "185. An act

to authorise the Governor to incorporate erick Gump, soldiers of the revolutionary war, and grant. a company to erect a bridge over the west branch of ing compensation to Mary Baker, the widow of Andrew the Susquehanna, at the borough of Milton, in the coutr Mi'Gahey for a tract of donation land.

ty of Northumberland. 161. An act for the relief of James Moore, David 186. A further supplement to the act entitled 'an act Blakely, John Lokart and Joseph Algier, soldiers of to declare and regulate escheats.' the revolutionary war.

187. An act to provide for the settlement of the con162. An act for the relief of Samuel Dewees and Na-cerns of the Farmers and Mechanics' bank of Green. thaniel Irwin, soldiers, and Margaret Irwin, the widow castle. of a soldier of the revolutionary war.

288. A further supplement to an act authorising the 163. An act for the relief of Joseph Pipes and Fred. Governor to incorporate a company for erecting a per erick Leader, soldiers, and Elizabeth Weish, and Eliza- manent bridge over the river Schuylkill, at or near the beth Bough, widow's of soldiers of the revolutionary war. borough of Norristown, in the county of Montgomery.

164. An act to incorporate the Lyken's Valley rail 189. An act authorising the Governor to incorporate road and coal company, in Dauphin county.

the Delaware and Susquehanna rail road company. 165.An act to regulating election districts.

190. An act regulating election districts. 166. An act for the relief of Peter Aurand, late dep 191. An act relative to Little Fishing creek, in Columuty marshal of Berks and Schuylkill counties, and to bia county, to supervisors in Butler and Mercer Counauthorise the Auditor General to settle the account of ties, and changing the name of Greersburg, and declarNathaniel Brooke, John Mitchel and Frances W. Rawle. ing Chest creek and the out-let of Sugar Creek Lake

167. An act to provide for additional clerk hire and public highways. contingent expenses in the office of the secretary of the land office and of the auditor general.

RESOLUTIONS. 168. An act graduating the duties upon wholesale 1. Resolution relative to Purdon's Digest. dealers and retailers of merchandize and prescribing the mode of issuing licences and collecting said duties. loek-keepers on the Pennsylvania canal.

2. Resolution relative to payment of collectors and 169. An act for the relief of Melissa L. Moore, of the 3. Resolution relative to furnishing the executive county of Philadelphia.

chamber in the state capitol. 170. An act to authorise Charles A. Barnitz and J. Schmidt, committee of the person and estate of Thomas a certain sum of money, now in the treasury of the

4. Resolution relative to authorising the payment of Prowell, of York county, to purchase real estate. commissioners of the internal improvement fund.

« PreviousContinue »