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Course of new road.
Map and return.
the said public road, they shall, with the assistance of some skillful surveyor, to be by them selected, go upon the said public road and make such alterations as they, or a majority of them, may deem proper, beginning in a long lane between the lands of John H. Vandingburgh and John Sorden, and running nearly the same direction or course of the said lane through lands of John Sorden and David S. Myers, until it intersects with the same aforesaid public road near the Delaware Railroad.
SECTION 2. And be it further enacted, That the said commissioners shall make a map of the said public road by them altered or changed, showing the courses and distances, and shall assess the damages, if any, of every the owners and holders of land to be affected by the change or alteration of the said public road. and shall make said map, assessment of damages, and computation of costs part of their return, and shall return their proceedings to the Levy Court of Sussex county.
When to be SECTION 3. And be it further enacted, That when the Levy Court aforesaid shall have approved of the said public road, as altered by the return of the said commissioners aforesaid, it then shall be deemed and taken to be a public county road, and the old part be vacated and may be enclosed by the owners and holders of the land.
Commissioners and Sur
SECTION 4. And be it further enacted, That the said commissioners and surveyor, before viewing the said premises, shall be sworn or affirmed, in due form of law, to perform the duties incumbent on them respectively by this act, with fidelity. Either of the said commissioners may administer the oath or affirmation to the others and the surveyor. A majority may do or determine any matter within the provisions of this act. The fees of the Compensa commissioners, surveyor and other expenses shall be the same as provided by law for altering public roads in Sussex county, and be paid in like manner.
Majority may act.
Passed at Dover, March 9, 1869.
CHANGE OF PUBLIC ROAD.
SEC. 1. J. H. Hearn authorized to straighten | SEC. 2. Enclosure of old road.
2. New road to be approved by Levy Court.
3. Public act.
An Act to enable Jonathan A. Hearn to straighten and put in good order a Public Road on his own land at his own expense.
SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met, That J. H. Hearn Jonathan A. Hearn be, and he is hereby authorized and empow-to straighten ered, at his own proper cost and charges, to straighten that road. portion of the public road leading from Laurel to Delmar, in Little Creek hundred in Sussex county, on his land, by beginning at a How. ditch on said road on said Hearn's land and running southward until it intersects the said public road at a point between the two tenant houses on said Hearn's land, and when the said road shall be straightened as aforesaid and put in good traveling order, thirty feet wide, and approved by the Levy Court Commissioner of Little Creek hundred, in Sussex county, then the same shall be a public road and kept in repair as other public roads in said county.
SECTION 2. Be it further enacted as aforesaid, That whenever New road to the said road is opened as aforesaid and approved by the said be approved Levy Court Commissioner, then the said Jonathan A. Hearn Court. shall have right and authority to enclose that portion of the said Enclosure of old road rendered useless and unnecessary by the opening of the old road. said new road.
SECTION 3. And be it enacted as aforesaid. That this act shall Public act. be deemed a public act.
Passed at Dover, March 16, 1869.
W. J. Marsbank au
CHANGE OF ROAD IN SEAFORD.
SEC. 1. Wm. J. Marsbank authorized to open SEC. 1. Costs, how borne.
street in Seaford. Location of same.
2. Authorized to enclose certain part of old
An Act to authorize William J. Marsbank to open a New Street and to vacate a portion of an old street in the Town of Seaford, Sussex county, at his own expense.
SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met, That open street William J. Marsbank be and he is hereby authorized and empow ered to lay out, open and make a new street in the town of SeaLocation of ford, Sussex county, upon his own premises, leading from High street to the depot grounds of the Delaware Railroad Company, Costs, how at his own cost and charges, and put the same in good order for the public use, then and from thenceforth the same shall be deemed and taken as one of the public streets of the said town of Seaford, and shall be kept and maintained in like manner as other public streets in the said town of Seaford are kept and maintained.
SECTION 2. And be it further enacted, That after the said street certain part shall have been laid out, opened and made as aforesaid, it shall of old street. be lawful for the said William J. Marsbank to enclose and use for his private use so much of what is now known as “Cedar Lane" as shall be sixty-five feet in length from the foot or end thereof.
Passed at Dover, March 16, 1869.
N. J. Barwick em
CHANGE OF PUBLIC ROAD.
SEC. 1. N. J. Barwick empowered to straighten | SEC. 2. Public road: Vacated.
Acceptance by Levy Court.
An Act to authorize Nathan J. Barwirk to Straighten a Public Road on his own Land, in North West Fork Hundred, Sussex County.
SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met, That traighten Nathan J. Barwick be and he is hereby authorized and empowered to straighten. at his own expense, that portion of the public
road leading by said Nathan J. Barwick's residence to Greenwood, commencing at a bend in said road and running in a straight direction eastwardly, about three hundred yards, intersecting with a new road already laid out.
SECTION 2. Be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That Public road. the road so straightened shall be a public road, and that the old Vacated. road shall be vacated whenever the said new road shall have Acceptance been accepted by the Levy Court of Sussex county.
Passed at Dover, March 19, 1869.
by Levy Court.
ROADS IN NEWARK.
SEC. 1. Road Commissioners to pay certain sum SEC. 2. Road Commissioners exempt from superannually for benefit of roads, &c.
Town Commissioners to have supervi
An Act Regulating Roads, Streets and Bridges in the Town of Newark.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met,
missioners to pay cer
SECTION 1. That the road commissioners of White Clay Creek Road Comhundred be and they are hereby directed to pay over to the missioners of the town of Newark the sum of five hundred tain sum annually for dollars per annum, out of the road taxes of said hundred, to be benefit of by them expended in repairing and maintaining in proper order the roads, streets and bridges within the limits of said town of Town ComNewark. The said town commissioners shall have the sole missioners supervision of said roads, streets and bridges.
SECTION 2. That the road commissioners of White Clay Creek Road Comhundred are exempt from all supervision or repairs of roads, exempt from streets and bridges within the limits of said town of Newark. supervision. Passed at Dover, April 1, 1869.
An Act to enable the Road Commissioners of Pencader Hundred, in New Castle County, to sell certain Railroad Stock belonging to said Hundred.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met:
SECTION 1. That J. W. Cooch, John Frazer and John D. Eliason, road commissioners of Pencader hundred, in New Castle county, be and they are hereby authorized to sell certain railroad stock belonging to said hundred.
Passed at Dover, April 7, 1869.
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12 Volume, 447.
GREAT AND BEACH MARSHES.
SEC. 1. Commissioners appointed; Powers.
SEC 2. Account of: Surplus: Term.
Supplement to the Act entitled, An Act appointing Commissioners of the
SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Represeners appoint- tatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met, That William D. Waples, Edward D. Hitchens and Elihu I. Morris be and they are hereby appointed commissioners of the Great and Beach Marshes, Cape and Cape Marshes, near Lewes, in Sussex county, and are hereby invested with full and exclusive authority and control over said marshes, and may sell and dispose of the grass and hay thereof in the month of July in each and every year at public sale, giving notice, by advertisements posted in three of the most public places in Lewes and Rehoboth hundred, ten days before the day of sale, to the highest bidder or bidders for the same. The notices shall specify the time and place when and where the grass or hay will be sold.