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SECRETARY'S OFFICE.

DOVER, Sept. 7, 1869.

In obedience to directions of Chapter 4 of the Revised Code, entitled, “Of the passing and publication of Laws and of Journals," I have collated with and corrected by the original rolls now in this office, and caused to be published this edition of the Laws of the State of Delaware, passed by the General Assembly at the regular biennial session, commenced on Tuesday, the fifth day of January, A. D. 1869.

The words between brackets throughout the work are inserted to complete the sense or correct errors in the original rolls. Words and sentences noted with asterisks are printed as they appear on the rolls.

CUSTIS W. WRIGHT.

Secretary of State.

INDEX TO THE THIRTEENTH VOLUME

OF THE

LAWS OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE.

COMPRISING

The Acts passed by the General Assembly of said State at the Adjourned Ses-

sion of 1866, and the Biennial Sessions of 1867 and 1869.

A.

ACADEMY.

Act incorporating the Dover, (See Dover Academy).
Act incorporating the Milton. (See Milton Academy).

184
525

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS.

(See Deeds, and Clerks of United States District Courts.)

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ACTIOX.

For personal injuries does not abate on death of the plaintiff .........28, 29
Personal representatives substituted as plaintiff..

29
Widow of deceased may bring action for.......

il.
Personal representatives, if no widow......

ib.
(See Pleading and Practice.)

ACTS AMENDED.

Section 7 of Chapter 10, Revised Statutes, (In relation to Assess-

ments)......
Sections 1, 3, 4 and 5 of Chapter 25, Revised Statutes, “Of Salaries."
Section 1 of Chapter 36, 11th Vol. Delaware Laws, (Concerning

Notaries Public)......

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ACTS AMENDED_CONTINUED.

Chapter 34 of Revised Statutes, (Concerning Constables).......... 12, 392
Act authorizing the Register in Chancery of New Castle County to
procure a new seal

13
det authorizing Clerk of Orphans' Court of New Castle County to

procure a new seal ... ...
Act authorizing Prothonotary of Kent county to copy indices... 15
Section 5 of Chapter 48, Revised Statutes, Of the Poor”...

16
Act to promote the education of the Deaf and Dumb and the Blind. 17
Act to incorporate the Female Society of Wilmington, for the relief
and employment of the Poor.......

19
Act to incorporate the House of Refuge of New Castle county....... 19
Act regulating the sale of Intoxicating Liquors. ......

.19, 135, 415
Chapter 86 of Revised Statutes, (Concerning Joint Estates and Par-
tition) .....

...... 25, 150
Section 10 of Chapter 83 Revised Statutes, “Of Conveyances": . 26
Chapter 106 of Revised Statutes, “ Of Pleading and Practice in
Civil Actions".

.......29, 446
Sections 67 and 47 of Chapter 73 Revised Statutes, “Of City of
Wilmington”...

.........30, 163
Chapter 73 of Revised Statutes, (Concerning the drainage of the
City of Wilmington). ......

31
Chapter 73 of Revised Statutes, * Of the City of Wilmington"....32, 451
Act directing the choosing of commissioners to regulate and repair
the streets of Milford, and for other purposes.....

.32, 37
Act amending Chapter 73 of the Revised Statutes, passed February

28, 1861, and the Supplement to the said act, passed March 7,
1861, (Concerning City of Wilmington).

........ 34, 453
Section 3 of Chapter 309, 12 Vol. Delaware Laws, (Concerning Citi-
zens' Bank of Smyrna)..

40
Act to incorporate the Smyrna Station and Smyrna Railroad Com-
pany..

........50, 552
Act to aid the Junction and Breakwater Railroad Company .........51, 578
Act to incorporate the Lewes and Millsboro' Railroad Company...... 54
Act to establish the Murderkill Navigation Company.

54
Act appointing freeholders to lay out a road in Baltimore Hundred,

Sussex County......
Chapter 392, 12 Vol. Del. Laws, (Green Branch Ditch Company).78, 221
Provisions of certain acts extended to embrace the provisions of the
act to raise revenue, &c.

.. 109, 110, 112, 113
Section 13 of Chapter 12, Revised Statutes, “Of Collectors". 115
Section 2 of Chapter 13, Revised Statutes, “Of the County Treasurer” 116
Section 2 of Chapter 4 and Section 2 of Chapter 6 of the Revised
Code, “Of the Distribution of Laws”.....

ib.
Section 3 of Chapter 17 and Section 36 of Cliapter 18 of Revised
Code, “Of Elections”.......

117
Act to amend the act amending the supplement to Chapter 19 of the

Revised Statutes, Of Elections in Wilmington II undred”.........
Act to amend the act amending Chapter 25 of the Revised Code,
"Of Salaries".

118

59

ib.

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ACTS AMENDED_CONTINUED.

Act to amend Chapter 10 of 13th Volume Delaware Laws, “ Of Con-
stables".. ......

......120, 392
Section 1 of Chapter 41, Revised Statutes, “Of Sabbath Schools” 126, 414
Section 13 of Chapter 42, Revised Statutes, "Of Free Schools”...126, 404
Act in relation to Free Schools, passed March 3, 1867........

131
Chapter 49 of the Revised Code, “Of the Insane".

133
Section 10, Chapter 51, Revised Statutes, (In relation to sheep killing
dogs)........

138
Act to restrict certain animals from running at large in Brandywine
hundred.........

140
Sections 14 and 4 of Chapter 60, Revised Statutes, (Concerning
Roads and Bridges).......

... 140, 434
Act to provide for the erection of a public bridge across Broad
Creek, &c.

144
Chapter 65, Revised Statutes, “Of Principal and Surety" .

147
Act to extend the time for Recording Deeds. .....

.....149, 440
Act to authorize proceedings for partition of Intestate Lands to be
begun in vacation.......

149
Chapter 95, Revised Statntes, “ Of the Court of Chancery”.

153
Section 17 of Chapter 99, Revised Statutes, (Justice's jurisdiction in
civil cases of debt)....

154
Chapter 571 of 12th Vol. of Delaware Laws, “Of Fees"..

155
Section 2, Chapter 125, Revised Statutes, "Fees of Attorney Gene-
ral”....

158
Sections 18 and 19 of Chapter 125, Revised Statutes, “Fees of Con-
stables and Bailiffs",

159
Section 33, of Chapter 125, Revised Code, "Fees of County Trea-
sorers”.

160
Title Fourteenth of Revised Statutes, “ Of Crimes and Punishments”
Section 5, Chapter 128, Revised Statutes, “ Offences against Private
Property"..

161
Act to regulate the building of wharves in the City of Wilmington. 162, 463
Act to limit the city debt of Wilmington and provide for the discharge
thereof..........

....164, 460, 462
Act to incorporate the Town of Milton.

168
Act to incorporate the Town of Seaford, and for other purposes..182, 524
Act for the incorporation of the Town of St. Georges......

183
Act to incorporate a bank in Seaford, in the county of Sussex, under
the name of the Diamond State Bank .........

188
Act to incorporate the Dover and Mahon's River Railroad ........ ib.
Act to incorporate the Frederica Railroad Company..

205
Act to incorporate the Delaware Railroad .......

208
Act to incorporate the Smyrna and Delaware Bay Railroad ....... 209
Act to incorporate a company to cut a canal between the Chesapeake

Bay and Bay or River Delaware, and also a supplement thereto.... 219
Act to incorporate Duck Creek Improvement Company..... 229, 602
Act to incorporate Wilmington Coal Gas Company.

231
The provisions of Chapter 537, 11th Volume Delaware Laws, ex-
tended to the Brandywine Water Power Company....

242
Act to incorporate the Seaford Odd Fellows' Hall Company.... 249

ib.

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