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LAWS

OF THE

STATE OF NEW YORK,

PASSED AT THE

TWENTY FOURTH SESSION OF THE LEGISLATURE,

CHAP. 1.

AN ACT for altering the place of holding the courts of common pleas and general sessions of the peace of the county of Wash ington for the term of February.

PASSED the 3d of February, 1801. Be it enacted by the People of the State of New York represented in

Washing Senate and Assembly, That it shall and may be lawful for the judges and ton courts,

where held justices of the courts of common pleas and general sessions of the peace of the county of Washington, to be held on the second Tuesday of February next, on that day to adjourn the said court, to meet again on the same day, or on the next day at the dwelling house of Daniel Cook in the town of Kingsbury in the said county, and not at any other place, any law to the contrary thereof notwithstanding; and that the remainder of the said term and all future courts to be held thereafter for the term of February in the said county shall be held at the place last aforesaid.

And be it further enacted, That the other terms of the said courts, that Id. is to say, the terms of May and November, shall continue to be holden at the court house in the town of Salem in the county of Washington aforesaid.

And be it further enacted, That the act entitled "An act for altering Act recited the place of holding the courts of common pleas and general sessions of repealed. the peace of the county of Washington for the term of February " passed the tenth day of February one thousand seven hundred and ninety seven, shall be and hereby is repealed.

VOL. 5, —I

CHAP..

AN ACT to revive the act entitled "An act to exonerate certain

persons from paying arrears of quit rent" passed the 5th April 1798.

Passed the 3d of February, 1801. Act recited Be it enacted by the People of the State of New York, represented in revived.

Senate and Assembly, That the act entitled “An act to exonerate certain persons from paying arrears of quit rent" passed April 5th 1798," be and the same is hereby revived, and the time limited in and by the same act for the remission of quit rent and commutation therefor is hereby prolonged to the first day of April 1802, upon the terms and conditions prescribed in and by the said recited act and the act reviving the same, passed the 28th day of February 180o.

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AN ACT for the relief of the Collectors of taxes in the city and

county of New York.

PASSED the roth of February, 1801. Time ex

Be it enacted by the People of the State of New York represented in tended for Senate and Assembly, That the time limited by law for the collectors of of taxes in taxes in the city and county of New York to pay the amount of taxes New York by them to be collected for defraying the public or necessary contingent

charges of the said city and county, and to settle their accounts of the same guith: the chamberlain or treasurer of the said city and county,

shall be and hereby is (in the present year) extended to the first Monday:in May next; and the said chamberlain or treasurer is hereby inhibited (in the present year) from issuing any warrant or warrants against the said collectors or any of them for the collection of the said taxes until the first Monday in June next; any thing in the “act for the assessment and collection of taxes” or in the act to explain and amend the said last mentioned act, to the contrary notwithstanding; provided always that nothing herein contained shall be construed to prolong the time for paying the amount of the State tax to be collected in the said city and county, and settling the accounts of the collectors of the same,

any law to the contrary notwithstanding. Monthly

And be it further enacted, That the said collectors shall severally on payments. the first Monday in each and every month, under the penalty of five

hundred dollars, pay to the said chamberlain or treasurer, the monies by them from time to time collected, and exhibit to him their respective assessment rolls when thereunto required.

CHAP 4.

tion to John Law

AN ACT for the relief of John Lawrence administrator of Nathaniel Lawrence late attorney general of this State.

PASSED the roth of February, 1801. Be it enacted by the People of the State of New York represented in AppropriaSenate and Assembly, That the treasurer of this State on the warrant of the comptroller pay to John Lawrence administrator of Nathaniel Law-rence. rence late attorney general of this State deceased out of any monies in the treasury not otherwise appropriated one hundred and eighty eight dollars and nineteen cents in full for the expences and disbursements of the said Nathaniel Lawrence in defending a suit brought against this State by Eleazer Oswald who survived Elizabeth Holt administrator of John Holt deceased.

CHAP 5.

AN ACT authorizing the mayor, aldermen and commonalty of

the city of Albany, to raise a sum by tax, for defraying the expence of lighting the lamps and for the support of a night watch in the said city.

PASSED the 16th of February, 1801. Be it enacted, by the People of the State of New York, represented in Tax levy in Senate and Assembly, That it shall and may be lawful, to and for the silbany said mayor, aldermen and commonalty, in common council convened, as soon as conveniently may be after the passing of this act, to order the raising a sum not exceeding three thousand dollars by a tax, on the estates, real and personal, of all and every the freeholders and inhabi. tants within the said city residing within half a mile westward of Hudson's river, to be applied to the payment of so many watchmen, as the said mayor, aldermen and commonalty have employed, or shall think necessary to employ, for guarding the said city for one year, and for defraying the expence for one year of lighting the lamps that now are or within the period aforesaid may be erected within the, said city which said sum shall be rated and assessed by the assessors of the said city for the time being, and levied and collected in the manner directed in and by the act entitled "An act for the assessment and collection of taxes" passed the first day of April one thousand seven hundred and ninety nine. But that the tax shall be paid into the hands of the chamberlain of the said city, for the time being, to be applied and disposed of, from time to time, in such manner for the purposes herein before mentioned, as the said mayor, aldermen and commonalty of the said city in common council convened, shall direct and appoint.

And be it further enacted, That the chamberlain of the said city, for statement the time being, shall publish as soon as conveniently may be, a state of this he puball monies, received and expended by virtue of this act, in one or more of the public news-papers, printed in the city of Albany,

CHAP 6.

AN ACT for the relief of the mayor, adermen and commonalty

of the city of New York.

Passed the 16th of February, 1801. Preamble. WHEREAS the mayor, aldermen and commonalty of the city of New

York have by their memorial represented, that pursuant to the authority given to them in and by the last section of the act entitled “An act to raise a sum of money for the use of this State by tax, and for the further support of government, passed the third day of April one thousand seven hundred and ninety nine, they had borrowed the sum of forty five thousand dollars, for the purposes in and by the said recited act directed, and praying legislative provision for the repayment of the

same, Therefore, Appropria Be it enacted, by the People of the State of New York, represented in New York

Senate and Assembly, That the comptroller shall draw his warrant on city. the treasurer in favor of the said corporation for the amount of the

interest now due on the monies so borrowed as aforesaid at and after

the rate of six per cent per annum. Id.

And be it further enacted, That the comptroller shall annually on the first Monday in October in every year draw his warrant on the treasurer for the sum of nine thousand dollars in favor of the said corporation until the whole of the said sum of forty five thousand dollars, with the interest accruing thereon shall be paid which sum shall be paid out of monies then in the treasury not otherwise appropriated.

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CHAP. 7.

Time for payment for certain lots extended.

AN ACT to extend the time for the payment of the purchase

money for the lots of land sold in the town of Hannibal and the village continguous to the Salt Springs in the county of Onondaga.

Passed the 16th of February, 1801. Be it enacted by the People of the State of New York represented in Senate and Assembly, That the time for the payment of the purchase money for the lots being part of the lot number one in the town of Hannibal, directed to be laid out and sold by the surveyor general, and the lots directed to be laid out in the village contiguous to the Salt Springs in the county of Onondaga, and sold by the superintendant of the salt works or by the surveyor general of this State be and hereby is extended until the first day of May next, any thing in any former law to the contrary notwithstanding.

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