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CHAPTER XCI.

An Act to enable Sarah M. Comings, the wife of Jacob W. Comings, a

lunatic, to convey real estate.

S. M. Comings author

estate.

1. BE IT ENACTED by the Senate and General Assembly of ized to con- the State of New Jersey, That Sarah M. Comings, of Newton,

in the county of Sussex, the wife of Jacob W. Comings, a lunatic, be and she is hereby authorized and empowered to sell and convey all of her right, title and interest, both absolute and contingent, in and to all of the land and real estate in said county of Sussex, or any part thereof, whereof the said Jacob W. Comings, or any other to his use now is, or at any time during the marriage of said Jacob W. Comings and Sarah M. Comings, has been seized of an estate of inheritance; and the deed of said Sarah M. Comings for said land and premises, or any part thereof, shall convey and assure to the purchaser or purchasers thereof the same title and interest in and to said premises so intended to be conveyed, as if said Sarah M. Comings were at the time of such conveyance or conveyances a single female.

2. And be it enacted, That this act shall take effect immediately. Approved March 9, 1859.

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CHAPTER XCII.

An Act fixing the transit duty on low priced articles on railroads.

transit duty.

1. BE IT ENACTED by the Senate and General Assembly of Rates of the State of New Jersey, That the transit duty on lime, wood, stone, ashes, manure, lumber, coal, iron ore, and similar low priced articles, shall be two cents per gross ton, in lieu of the transit duty now required by law, to be paid on similar property carried over any railroad in this state; provided, that this shall not be construed to impose any such Proviso. duty where none is now required, or increase any such duty where it is now less than two cents.

2. And be it enacted, That this act shall take effect immediately.

Approved March 9, 1859.

CHAPTER XCIII.

An Act for the relief of "The Matthew': Branch Meadow Company."

WHEREAS, the owners of a certain tract of marsh and Preamble.

meadow, situate on Woodbury creek, and upon a branch of said creek, called Matthew's Branch, in the townsbip of Deptford, and county of Gloucester, which marsh was

exposed to the overflow of the tide, but capable of being laid dry and put in a proper place of improvement, by one general bank or dam, were on application to the court of common pleas of the said county of Gloucester, and on report of commissioners duly appointed there. upon, associated as a company under the name of "The Matthew's Branch Meadow Company,” pursuant to the provisions of an act entitled “ An act to enable the owners of tide swamps and marshes to improve the same, and the owners of meadows already banked in and held by different persons, to keep the same in repair,” passed November twenty-nine, seventeen hundred and eighty. eight; said report bearing date the twenty-fourth day of the seventh month (July), Anno Domini eighteen hundred and twenty-nine, and recorded in the clerk's office of the said county of Gloucester; AND WHEREAS, the said owners of said marsh and meadow, so associated, have petitioned for further powers, in order to collect taxes and to carry out the objects of said association; therefore,

1. BE IT ENACTED by the Senate and General Assembly of the State of New Jersey, That the said proceedings, report, and association be confirmed and held valid, and the said owners be declared to be a body politic and corporate, under the said name of “The Matthew's Branch Meadow Company," with all the powers and privileges, and subject to the restrictions of the said act entitled “An act to enable the owners of the tide swamps and marshes to improve the same, and the owners of meadows already banked in and held by different persons, to keep the same in repair," and of the several supplements thereto.

2. And be it enacted, That if any of the owners or possessors of the meadow and marsh within the bounds of said company, and liable to be assessed therein, shall neglect or refuse to pay the sums assessed against him, her, or them, respectively, for and in behalf of such meadow and marsh, for twenty days after the time fixed for the payment thereof, and after notice, as provided in the sixth section of the said

Proceedings confirmed.

Proceedings in case of non-payment of a ssessmente,

act, passed November twenty-ninth, seventeen hundred and eighty-eight, in addition to the remedy therein provided, it shall and

may

be lawful for the treasurer of said company, in the name of “The Matthew's Branch Meadow Company,” to sue for and recover the amount thereof, in an action of debt, in any court having jurisdiction thereof, and to give the assessment or the duplicate thereof in evidence, which assessment or duplicate, on proof of due notice for twenty days, shall be conclusive.

Approved March 9, 1859.

CHAPTER XCIV.

A SUPPLEMENT to the act entitled " An act to incorporate Societies for the

promotion of learning."

former act

1. BE IT ENACTED by the Senate and General Assembly of Part of the State of New Jersey, That so much of the twelfth section amended. of the act to which this is a supplement, as makes it neces. sary for any association incorporated under and by virtue of said act, in order to create a capital stock, to obtain “ the consent in writing of all the members thereof,” be amended, so that it may be lawful for any such association, by and with the consent in writing of a majority of the members thereof, to create such capital stock.

2. And be it enacted, That the signature of each member Agreement of the association to such agreement shall be attested by at

to be record

Proviso.

least one subscribing witness, and it shall be the duty of the trustees of the association to have the same recorded in the clerk's office of the county in which such association shall be formed; provided, that it shall be first duly ac. knowledged before some officer authorized by law to take the acknowledgments and proofs of deeds, either by the several members so consenting, or by the subscribing witness or witnesses thereto.

3. And be it enacted, That this act shall take effect im. mediately.

Approved March 9, 1859.

CHAPTER XCV.

A SUPPLEMENT to the act entitled “ An act to incorporate the Newark

Gas Light Company."

Company 1. BE IT ENACTED by the Senate and General Assembly of authorized to lay down the State of New Jersey, That the said company shall be pipes, &c.

empowered to lay down their gas pipes and to erect gas posts, burners and reflectors in the streets, alleys, lanes, avenues, or public grounds of the township of Clinton, in the county of Essex, in this state, and to do all things necessary to light the said streets, alleys, lanes, avenues

and public grounds in the said township, and the dwellings, Proviso.

stores, and other places situated therein; provided, that the public travel of the said township sball at no time be

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