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IN RELATION TO PUBLIC OFFICERS.

CHAPTER 8.

NOTARIES PUBLIC.

11 Volume, 230. Sec. 1. Chapter amended.

Sec. 1. Notaries for State and National Banks

authorized Proviso.

66

An Act to amend un act entitled An Act to amend the Thirty-sixth 11 Vol. 230.

Chapter of the Revised Code." SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General

Assembly met, That the said act, entitled “An Act to amend the Thirty-sixth Chapter of the Revised Code," passed at Dover, on the sixteenth of Feb

Chap. 36. ruary, A. D. 1855, be and the same is hereby amended by striking amended out the words, “and one for each bank in the State, now or hereafter to be chartered," in the eleventh and twelfth lines of Section Notaries for 1, and inserting in lieu thereof the words following: "and one for State and each bank and banking association in this State, whether State Banks anor National, now or hereafter to be chartered or organized under the laws of this State, or of the United States :" Provided however, Proviso. That the privileges and duties of the Notaries Public who may hereafter be appointed for the several banks within this State, whether State or National, shall be confined to the business of their respective banks and none other whatever.

Passed at Dover, January 24, 1866.

thorized

CHAPTER 9.

NOTARIES PU'BLIC.

Sxc. 1. Additional Notaries Public authorized. | Sec. 1. Three for each of the counties.

An Act authorizing the Governor of this Slate to appoint additional

Notaries Public.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met, That the Governor of this State be and he is hereby authorized to Additional appoint not exceeding three Notaries Public for each of the coun- thorized. ties in this State, in addition to the number now authorized by law to be appointed.

Passed at Dover, February 16, 1866.

IN RELATION TO PUBLIC OFFICERS.

CHAPTER 10.

OP CONSTABLES.

Revised Code, 95.
Sec. 1. Additional Constable for Wilmington

authorized
His official term.

Sec. 2. Penalty for neglect or refusal to execute

process.
Inconsistent acts repealed.

Governor

Kev. Sode, An Act to amend Chapter 34 of the Revised Statutes, concerning Constables.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Repre

sentatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met, That authorized to the Governor be and he is hereby authorized and required to additional appoint an additional Constable in New Castle county, who shall City or will be appointed for and reside in the City of Wilmington, and the mington.

office of Constable hereby created shall continue for the term of His oficiul three years, and the appointment thereto shall be made and

vacancies filled by the Governor for and during the said term of

three years.

cess.

SECTION 2. And be it further enacted, That if any Constable appointed by authority of this act, or that has been or shall here

after be appointed by the Levy Court of New Castle county, shall Penalty for refuse or neglect to execute any process issued by a Justice of the neglect or Peace residing in the City of Wilmington, and directed to him, refusal to execute pro- he shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction

thereof shall forfeit his office; and it shall be the duty of any Justice of the Peace that he shall have so refused, or whose process he may have neglected to execute, to present any such refusal or neglect to the Grand Jury, that the same may be inquired into.

SECTION 3. And be it further enacted, That all laws and parts

of laws contrary to the provisions of this act be and the same pealed. are hereby repealed, made null and void.

Passed at Dover, February 1, 1866.

Inconsistent ucts re

CHAPTER 11.

CONSTABLE

An Art to authorize the Lery Court of Kent County to continue in office for a period of more than three years, a Constable in Dover Hundred, to reside in the town of Dorer.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of RepresenLevy Court tatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met, That

it sball and may be lawful for the Levy Court of Kent County,

of Kent Co.

IN RELATION TO PUBLIC OFFICERS.

than three vears consta

upon the application of the leading business men in and adjacent may reapto the town of Dover, to reappoint and continue in office for a term of more term of more than three years, any constable who has performed his official duties in a satisfactory manner to them, and who ble in town shall reside in said town of Dover.

Passed at Dover, February 6, 1866.

CHAPTER 12.

SEAL OF OFFICE.

12 Vol. 217.

1 Sec. 1. Sec. 1 of Chap. 193, 12 Vol., amended,

Sec. 1. Another person to procure seal.
An Act to amend an act entitled, “ An Act to authorize the Register of

Chancery in and for New Castle County to procure a new seal of office," 12 Vol. 217. passed at Dover, January 24, 1862.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Represen- Sec. 1, Chap. tatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met, That 193 Yol the name of James Duncan, in the third line of Section 1 of an amended. act to authorize the Register of Chancery in and for New Castle county to procure a new seal of office, passed at Dover, January another per24, 1862, is hereby stricken out, and the name of Samuel Guthrie inserted in lieu thereof.

Passed at Dover, February 14, 1866.

son to procure seal

IN RELATION TO PUBLIC OFFICERS.

CHAPTER 13.

SEAL OF OFFICE.

12 Vol., 218.
Sec. 1, Section 1 of Chapter 194, 12 Volume,

annended.

Sec. 1. Another person authorized to procure

seal.

12 Vol. 218.

An det to amend an art entitled " An det to authorize the Clerk of the

Orphans' Court in and for New Castle County to procure a new seal of office," passed at Dorer, January 24, 1862.

194 of 12 Vol. Del. laws amended.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of RepresenSec. 1, Chap.

tatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met, That the name of James Duncan, in the third line of Section 1 of an

act to authorize the Clerk of the Orphans' Court in and for New Another per

Castle county to procure a new seal of office, passed at Dover,
January 24, 1862, is hereby stricken out, and the name of Samuel
Guthrie inserted in lieu thereof.

Passed at Dover, February 14, 1866.

son author

ized to pro

cure seal.

CHAPTER 11.

OATHS.

Ser, 1. Clerks of Circuit and District Courts of

V. S. for District of Delaware au-
thorized to administer oaths.

Sec, 1. To take ackuowledgment of execution

of instruments of writing,

District

An Act authorizing the Clerks of the United States Courts for the District

of Delaware to administer oaths and affirmations and take acknowledigment of writings.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Represen

tatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met, That Circuit and the Clerk of the Circuit Court of the United States, and the Courts of U.

Clerk of the District Court of the United States, for the District s for Dist. of Delaware, shall be and they are hereby authorized to adminauthorized ister oaths and affirmations and to take acknowledgment of the ter oaths, &c. execution of instruments of writing in this State which are to be

used in their respective courts or in any District or Circuit Court of the United States.

Passed at Dover, February 1, 1866.

IN RELATION TO RECORDS AND FREE SCHOOLS.

CHAPTER 15.

COPY OF INDICES AUTHORIZED.

SEC. 2. Section 2 amended.

12 Vol, 438.

Preamble. c. 1. Section 1 amended.

an det to amend an act entitled * An Act to amend an act entitled, An 12 Vol. 436. Art authorizing the Prothonotary of Kent County to copy

Indices.'? WHEREAS by an act of the General Assembly of the State of Preamble. Delaware, passed at Dover, February 5th, 1864, certain duties were imposed upon John O. Slay, which duties, before he was able to perform, he moved from this State into the State of Maryland, and is not likely to find time to complete said duties, and is desirous of being relieved from the same, and requests that the General Assembly will appoint some other person in his stead: Therefore,

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Represen- Section 1 tatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met, That amended. Section 1 of the act entitled “An Act to amend an act entitled An act authorizing the Prothonotary of Kent County to copy indices," passed at Dover, February 5th 1864, be and the same is hereby amended by striking out the words “ John O.Slay,” in How. the last line of said section, and inserting in lieu thereof the words " Henry C. Collison.”

SECTION 2. And be it further enacted, That Section 2 of said act, passed at Dover, February 5th, 1864, be and the same is amended. hereby amended in line four of said section by striking out the words ,

“sixty-four," and inserting in lieu thereof the words “ sixty-six."

Passed at Dover, February 2, 1866.

Section 2

CHAPTER 16.

OF THE COLLECTION OF BALANCES DUE FREE SCHOOLS.

SEC. 1, Action of debt may be brought against

School Committee or survivors for
money due District.

Sec, 1. Before whom.

Retroactive.

An Act to provide for the Collection of Balances due the Free Schools by

the School Committee. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met, That where it appears upon settlement by the school committee of a

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