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Assessors

Presiding

| Exception. far as the general law for the election of assessor and inspector

and road commissioners is qualified by the provisions hereinafter contained.

SECTION 5. There shall be elected, in accordance with the inspectors

. provisions of Chapter 17 of the Revised Statutes, one assessor

for Red Lion hundred, and one inspector for each of the said districts. In such election for assessor and inspector the collector of said hundred shall be the presiding officer of Red Lion West election district, and some qualified voter of the district, to be appointed by the Levy Court of New Castle county in the month of March next previous to the election, shall be the presiding officer for Red Lion East election district, and shall have all the powers and perform all the duties of the presiding officer of such election according to law; and if at any election for assessor and inspector in said Red Lion East election district

a presiding officer shall not have been appointed, or shall not be officer, when present at the time and place of opening the election, the electors appointed present shall choose a presiding officer for said election, according

to the provisions of Section 10 of Chapter 18 of the Revised Statutes. The Levy Court of New Castle county shall, at the

time of the appointment, make provision for the furnishing by List of voters the collector of a list of the voters of said hundred to the person

appointed as presiding officer as aforesaid.

SECTION 6. Immediately upon closing the election for assessor of election, and inspector in the said election districts, and ascertaining the

state of the vote, the presiding officer and judges of the election in each of said districts shall make and sign certificates according to law of the election of inspectors, varying from the form prescribed for that purpose by omitting the assessor, and in lieu of including the election of assessor in such certificate they shall make and sign a certificate of the number of votes given for each candidate voted for as assessor, and also of the number of votes

given for each candidate voted for as road commissioner. Presiding

SECTION 7. The said presiding officers and judges of both the

said election districts shall assemble on the day next succeeding when and said election, at 12 o'clock M., at the place of voting in Red Lion

West election district aforesaid, and ascertain the aggregate number of votes given in both the said districts for each person voted for for road commissioner and for assessor. The candidate having the highest number of votes shall be declared duly elected assessor, and the candidate or candidates, according as there may be one or more to be elected, having the highest number of votes for road cominissioner or commissioners, shall be declared duly elected road commissioner or road commissioners, and the presiding officers and judges shall make, sign and deliver certificates

Certificates

officers to assemble,

where.

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of said election according to law. If two candidates for said office shall have the highest and an equal number of votes, the Tie vote. collector or presiding officer of said Red Lion West election district shall give a casting vote, which shall elect the candidate in whose favor it is given.

Passed at Dover, February 23, 1869.

CHAPTER 387.

An Act Changing the Place of holding Elections for Branlycine West

Election District. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met That Chapters 19 and 82 of the 12th Volume of Laws of Delaware be amended by striking out all after the word " held,” in line four of Section 2 of each of said Chapters, and inserting in lieu thereof, " at the school house in school district No. 7.*

Passed at Dover, March 17, 1869.

CHAPTER 388.

OFFICE PROVIDED FOR REGISTER IN CHANCERY AND CLERK OF ORPHANS' COI'RT, IN

NEW CASTLE COUNTY.

SEC. 1. Levy Court of New Castle county au

thorized to provide a room for the Re-
vinter in Chancery and Clerk of the

Orpbans' Court of said county.
Records, &c., to be removed when room

is completed.

Sec. 2. The Recorder of Deeds of said county to

use the present office of the Register
in Chancery and Clerk of the Orphans'
Court.

An Act relating to the Public Offices of New Castle County. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Levy Court State of Delaware in General Assembly met,

SECTION 1. That the Levy Court of New Castle county is hereby authorized authorized to provide a suitable room in the main building or south- room for

of New Castle county

to provide a officers to assemble, when and where.

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Assessors

Presiding

how

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\ Exception. far as the general law for the election of assessor and inspector

and road commissioners is qualified by the provisions hereinafter contained.

SECTION 5. There shall be elected, in accordance with the inspectors

. provisions of Chapter 17 of the Revised Statutes, one assessor

for Red Lion hundred, and one inspector for each of the said districts. In such election for assessor and inspector the collector of said hundred shall be the presiding officer of Red Lion West election district, and some qualified voter of the district, to be appointed by the Levy Court of New Castle county in the month of March next previous to the election, shall be the presiding officer for Red Lion East election district, and shall have all the powers and perform all the duties of the presiding officer of such election according to law; and if at any election for assessor and inspector in said Red Lion East election district

a presiding officer shall not have been appointed, or shall not be officer, when present at the time and place of opening the election, the electors appointed present shall choose a presiding officer for said election, according

to the provisions of Section 10 of Chapter 18 of the Revised Statutes. The Levy Court of New Castle county shall, at the

time of the appointment, make provision for the furnishing by List of voters the collector of a list of the voters of said hundred to the

person appointed as presiding officer as aforesaid.

SECTION 6. Immediately upon closing the election for assessor of election, and inspector in the said election districts, and ascertaining the

state of the vote, the presiding officer and judges of the election in each of said districts shall make and sign certificates according to law of the election of inspectors, varying from the form prescribed for that purpose by omitting the assessor, and in lieu of including the election of assessor in such certificate they shall make and sign a certificate of the number of votes given for each candidate voted for as assessor, and also of the number of votes

given for each candidate voted for as road commissioner. Presiding

SECTION 7. The said presiding officers and judges of both the said election districts shall assemble on the day next succeeding said election, at 12 o'clock M., at the place of voting in Red Lion West election district aforesaid, and ascertain the aggregate number of votes given in both the said districts for each person voted for for road commissioner and for assessor. The candidate having the highest number of votes shall be declared duly elected assessor, and the candidate or candidates, according as there may be one or more to be elected, having the highest number of votes for road cominissioner or commissioners, shall be declared duly elected road commissioner or road commissioners, and the presiding officers and judges shall make, sign and deliver certificates

Certificates

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of said election according to law. If two candidates for said office shall have the highest and an equal number of votes, the Tie vote. collector or presiding officer of said Red Lion West election district shall give a casting vote, which shall elect the candidate in whose favor it is given.

Passed at Dover, February 23, 1869.

CHAPTER 387.

An Act Changing the Place of holding Elections for Brandywine West

Election District. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met, That Chapters 19 and 82 of the 12th Volume of Laws of Delaware be amended by striking out all after the word “held,” in line four of Section 2 of each of said Chapters, and inserting in lieu thereof, " at the school house in school district No. 7.*

Pussell at Dover, March 17. 1869.

CHAPTER 388.

OFFICE PROVIDED FOR REGISTER IN CHANCERY AND CLERK OF ORPHANS' COU'RT, IN

NEW CASTLE COUNTY

SEG. 1. Lavy Court of New Castle county au

thorized to provide a room for the Re-
vister in Chancery and Clerk of the

Orphans' Court of said county.
Records, &c., to be removed when room

is completed.

Sec. 2. The Recorder of Deeds of said county to

use the present office of the Register
ia Chancery and Clerk of the Orphans'
Court.

An Act relating to the Public Offices of New Castle County. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Levy Court State of Delaware in General Assembly met,

SECTION 1. That the Levy Court of New Castle county is hereby authorized authorized to provide a suitable room in the main building or south-room for

of New Castle county

to provide a

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Registar in east wing of the Court House of said county, for the use of the Reg.

& Clerk er or ister in Chancery and Clerk of the Orphans' Court of said county, phans Court and that when said room shall be so provided, all of the books,

records, papers, and other things belonging to said offices respec- . Record -, &c., tively, shall be removed to the saine ; and it shall thenceforth be moved when the office of the Register in Chancery and Clerk of the Orphans' the room is Court of said county, in lieu of the room now used for that

purpose.

SECTION 2. That when the room now used as the office of the Deed of suid Register in Chancery and Clerk of the Orphans' Court of said the present county shall be vacated as aforesaid, the Recorder of said county Resister in shall occupy the same as a part of his office in addition to the

room now used by him.

Passed at Dover, April 7, 1869.

Recorder of

to

office of the

Chancery

CHAPTER 389.

PRIVATE ACTS REVIVED

Preainble.
SEC. 1. All acts that have become void for not

being recorded revived.

SEC. 2. Certified copy must be procure i and re

corded within one year.

Proamble.

An Act to Rerive and Extend the Time for Recording Private Acts.

WHEREAS by Chapter 4, Section 3 of the Revised Statutes of the State of Delaware, it is provided that private statutes (namely “such as are not of a public nature, or published as such,") shall be recorded in the Recorder's office in one of the counties of this State within twelve months after their passage, or they shall be void :

AND WHEREAS by Chapter 1, Section 2 of Volume 13, Part 1, it is provided “ that the Secretary of State be and he is hereby directed to exclude from the publication of the laws of this State all acts of incorporation, and other acts of a private nature, unless such acts contain a provision directing their publication" ;

AND WHEREAS a number of the private and unpublished acts heretofore passed have inadvertently been allowed to become void through ignorance of the aforesaid enactments ;

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