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96. It shall be lawful for any such company, after its capital shall be so reduced as aforesaid, to increase its capital stock, in the mode prescribed by the nineteenth section of chapter four hundred and sixty-six of the laws of eighteen hundred and fifty-three.
Ante, vol. 4, p. 234. 3 7. Section twelve of chapter four hundred and sixty-six of the laws of eighteen hundred and fifty-three, as amended, is hereby amended by adding, at the end thereof, the following: "The word 'year,' wherever used in this section, shall be construed to mean the calendar year.”
Ante, vol. 4, p. 230. $ 8. This act shall take effect immediately.
Hospital for the Insane.
Passed March 16, 1867; three-fifths being present. The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows:
Section 1. There shall be established near the city of Location Poughkeepsie, upon the site selected by the commissioners and name. appointed to locate the Hudson River Asylum for the Insane, an institution to be designated as the Hudson River State Hospital for the Insane.
32. The governor is hereby authorized to appoint nine Appointmanagers for the Hudson River State Hospital for the Insane, ber and designating at the time of such appointment, their respective office of terms of office, with reference to the following classification, to wit: three of said managers shall serve for four years, three for five years, and three for six years, from the time of their appointment; and they shall hold their oflices until others are appointed in their stead, and shall be subject to be removed at any time by the senate, upon the recommendation of the governor. Their successors sball be appointed mentor by the senate upon the nomination of the governor, and successors. shall hold their offices for six years, and until others are appointed in their stead, and subject to be removed in the manner aforesaid. The government of the Hudson River State Hospital for the Insane shall be vested in the said board of managers, aud a majority thereof shall reside within the county of Dutchess.
S 3. The said managers shall have all the rights and powers Rights and and be subject to the same duties as are now possessed by and imposed upon the managers of the State Lunatic Asylum
Medical superintendeni, &c.
at Utica; and the Hudson River State Hospital for the Insane shall be organized and governed under the laws organizing and governing the State Asylum at Utica, except as may be herein otherwise provided.
S 4. The managers shall appoint a medical superintendent, who shall be a well-educated physician of experience in the treatment of the insane, and a treasurer, who shall reside in the city of Poughkeepsie, and give bonds for the faithful performance of his trust, in such sum and with such sureties as the comptroller of the state shall approre. They shall also appoint at their discretion and upon the nomination of the medical superintendent, a steward and a matron, and from one to three assistant physicians, as the necessities of the hospital shall from time to time require; all of whom, and the medical superintendent, shall constantly reside in the hospital or on the premises, and shall be designated the resident oflicer's.
S 5. The managers shall, from time to time, determine the annual salaries and allowances of the treasurer and resident officers, subject to the approval of the governor of the state, secretary of state, and the comptroller; provided that such salaries shall not exceed, in the aggregate, ten thousand dol
lars for any one year. Plans, &c.
$ 6. The managers may adopt the plans for the Willard Asylum at Ovid, or the State Lunatic Asylum at Utica, or procure other plans, drawings and specifications, for the
construction of the hospital and other buildings, and the Contracts improvement of the grounds, and shall contract for the erection
of the buildings in accordance with such plans and specifications, and on such terms as they may deem proper, provided such plans, drawings, specifications, contracts, and the terms thereof, shall be approved by the governor, secretary of state, and comptroller, and further provided, that the managers shall not adopt any plans for the hospital or other buildings that will not secure the building and finishing of at least one section, suitable for the treatment of patients, with the
appropriation made in this act. Managers S 7. The managers and other officers shall have no interest, Interest in direct or indirect, in the furnishing of any building materials,
or in any contracts for the same, or in any contracts for labor in the erection of said hospital.
S 8. The treasurer of the state shall pay to the managers, on the warrant of the comptroller, out of any moneys in the treasury not otherwise appropriated, such sum ol sums of money as they may require for the building of said hospital, at such time as such money may be wanted therefor, in sums not exceeding ten thousand dollars at any one time; and the expenditure thereof shall be duly and fully accounted for to the comptroller, with the vouchers and full details of the items and purposes, before any other sum shall be advanced.
for buildi. ings, &c.
not to have
Payment by state treaskrer.
$ 9. It shall be the duty of the managers to make a detailed Reports of report of all the moneys received by them by virtue of this act, and of the progress which shall have been made in the erection of said buildings, to the legislature, in January of each year, and also to the comptroller, as often and in such manner as the comptroller shall or may from time to time require.
$10. One hundred thousand dollars are hereby appropriated Appropria for the purpose of carrying into execution the provisions of this act, but no expenditure shall be made, except for plans, till the final adoption of the plans and specifications for said hospital.
S 11. The plans and specifications for said hospital shall be upon the basis of accommodating not exceeding five hundred patients at any one time.
$ 12. This act shall take effect immediately.
the State Lunatic Asylum for Insane Convicts,” passed
Passed Jarch 22, 1807; three-fiftlis being present. The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows :
Sectiox 1. Section four of the act entitled "An act to organize the State Lunatic Asylum for Insane Convicts," passed April eighth, eighteen hundred and fifty-eight, is hereby amended so as to read as follows:
54. The other officers in said asylum shall be an assistant oficers and superintendent, and not exceeding six attendants for the thir pay. male department, and two female attendants for the female department, who shall be recommended by the medical superintendent, and if approved of by the board of inspectors of state prisons, shall be appointed as such by said board of inspectors, and shall be paid as follows: The assistant superintendent shall receive thirty dollars per month, payable monthly, and shall also be boarded in and at the expense of said asylum ; and the said attendants shall each receive twenty dollars per month, and be boarded in said asylum.
32. The inspectors of state prisons shall cause any female convict in the state prison at Sing Sing, who now is or may hereafter become insane, to be removed to and retained in the female department of the state lunatic asylum for insane convicts, in the manner provided and subject to the provisions of the above-mentioned act. And all the provisions of said act shall apply to the cases of convicts so removed, except that whenever any such female convict shall have become
restored to reason, she shall be transferred to and again re-
Ante, vol. 5, p. 242.
Deed on bales.
article second, title fifth, chapter sixth, part third of the
PASSED March 28, 1867. The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows:
SECTION 1. Section first of the act entitled "An act to amend article second, title fifth, chapter sixth, part third of the Revised Statutes, entitled 'Of executions against property,'" passed May second, eighteen hundred and thirty-five, hereby amended, shall read as follows:
§ 1. In all cases where any sale of real estate has been or shall hereafter be made under execution, and a certificate thereof, given to the purchaser, or his assignee, but no deed executed pursuant to the provisions of article second, title fifth, chapter sixth, part third of the Revised Statutes, it shall be the duty of the sheriff making such sale, and in case of his death or removal from office, of his under sheriff, to execute a deed of the estate so sold and remaining unredeemed, to any person or persons to whom such certificate shall be or shall have been duly issued, or shall be or shall have been duly assigned, or to any person who shall have duly redeemed the said real estate, other than the execution debtor, or his heirs or assigns, the executors or administrators of any deceased assignee, or of the person who shall have so redeemed the same. In case of the death or other disqualification of both said sheriff and under sheriff before any deed shall be executed, as abore provided, it shall be the duty of the deputy sheriff who made the sale, or any successor in office of said sheriff, to execute said deed. Every deed executed pursuant to the provisions of this section shall have the same force and effect as if executed by the sheriff making such sale.
Ante, vol. 4, p. 622.
tion over certain pieces of land in the village of West
Passed March 28, 1867; by a two-thirds vote. The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows:
SECTION 1. Jurisdiction is hereby ceded to the United Bonndaries States of America over all that certain tract, piece or parcel cedead of land situate, lying and being in the village of West Troy, town of Watervliet, and county of Albany, bounded as follows, to wit : commencing at a point on the east bank of the Erie canal, and which is the south-west corner of lands conveyed by Albert G. Sage to the United States, by deed bearing date the seventh day of April, eighteen hundred and fiftynine, and runs thence easterly along the southerly line of said lands so conveyed by said Sage as aforesaid, about two hundred and fifty-eight feet to the west side of the alley next west of River street or Broadway; thence southerly along the west line of said alley and said line extended, abont three bundred feet and six inches; thence westerly along the south line of the Gibbons property, so called, about one hundred and ninety-three feet to the east bank of said Erie canal; and thence northerly along said east bank of said Erie canal, three hundred and forty-six feet, more or less, to the place of beginning
And also all that certain other tract, piece or parcel of land situate, lying and being in said village of West Troy, bounded as follows, to wit : commencing at a point on River street or Broadway, and being the south-easterly corner of the arsenal grounds, as possessed and occupied by the United States prior to the year eighteen hundred and fifty-nine, and runs thence southerly along the west line of said River street or Broadway about three hundred and twenty feet to the north line of lot number sisty-two, as laid down on the original map of Gibbonsville; and runs thence westerly along the north line of said lot number sixty-two and said line extended to the west line of the alley next west of said River street or Broadway; thence northerly along the west line of said alley about three hundred and twenty feet to the southerly line of the arsenal grounds, as possessed and occupied by the United States prior to the year eighteen hundred and fifty-nine; and thence easterly along the southerly line of the said arsenal grounds to the place of beginning.
§ 2. The State of New York retains a concurrent jurisdic- Concurrent tion with the United States in and over the said lands, so far
jurisdicforth as that all civil and criminal process which may issue