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2. The State of New Jersey shall have exclusive jurisdiction of and over the wharves, docks and improvements made, and to be made, on the shore of the said state, and of and over all vessels aground on said shore, or fastened to any such wharf or dock; except that the said vessels shall be subject to the quarantine or health laws, and laws in relation to passengers, of the State of New York, which now exist, or which

may

hereafter be passed.

3. The State of New Jersey shall have the exclusive right of regulating the fisheries on the westerly side of the middle of the said waters, provided that the navigation be not obstructed or hindered.

ARTICLE FOURTH. The State of New York shall have exclusive jurisdiction of and over the waters of the Kill Van Kull, between Staten island and New Jersey, to the westernmost end of Shooter's island, in respect to such quarantine laws, and laws relating to passengers, as now exist, or may hereafter be passed under the authority of that state, and for executing the same; and the said state has also exclusive jurisdiction for the like purposes,

of and over the waters of the sound, from the westernmost end of Shooter's island to Woodbridge creek, as to all vessels bound to any port in the said State of New York,

ARTICLE FIFTH. The State of New Jersey shall have and enjoy exclusive jurisdiction of and over all the waters of the sound between Staten island and New Jersey, lying south of Woodbridge creek, and of and over all the waters of Raritan bay lying westward of a line drawn from the lighthouse at Prince's bay to the mouth of Mattavan creek, subject to the following rights of property and jurisdiction of the State of New York :

1. The State of New York shall have exclusive right of property in and to the land under water, lying between the middle of the said waters and Staten island.

2. The State of New York shall have the exclusive jurisdiction of and over the wharves, docks and improvements made, and to be made, on the shore of Staten island; and of and over all vessels aground on said shore, or fastened to any such wharf or dock; except that the said vessel shall be subject to the quarantine or health laws, and laws in relation to passengers, of the State of New Jersey, which now exist, or which may hereafter be passed.

3. The State of New York shall have the exclusive right of regulating the fisheries between the shore of Staten island and the middle of the said waters, provided that the navigation of the said waters be not obstructed or hindered.

ARTICLE Sixth. Criminal process issued under the authority of the State of New Jersey, against any person accused of an offense committed within that state; or committed on board of

any

vessel being under the exclusive jurisdiction of that state as aforesaid; or committed against the regulations made, or to be made by that state in relation to the fisheries mentioned in the third article ; and also civil process issued under the authority of the State of New Jersey against any person domiciled in that state, or against property taken out of that state to evade the laws thereof; may be served upon any of the said waters within the exclusive jurisdiction of the State of New York, unless such person or property shall be on board a vessel aground upon or fastened to the shore of the State of New York, or fastened to a wharf adjoining thereto; or unless such person shall be under arrest, or such property shall be under seizure by virtue of process or authority of the State of New York.

ARTICLE SEVENTH. Criminal process issued under the authority of the State of New York, against any person accused of an offense committed within that state; or committed on board of any vessel being under the exclusive jurisdiction of that state as aforesaid; or committed against the regulations made or to be made by that state in relation to the fisheries mentioned in the fifth article; and also civil process issued under the authority of the State of New York, against any person domiciled in that state, or against property taken out of that state to evade the laws thereof; may be served upon any of the said waters within the exclusive jurisdiction of the State of New Jersey, unless such person or property shall be on board a vessel aground upon or fastened to the shore of the State of New Jersey, or fastened to a wharf adjoining thereto; or unless such persons shall be under arrest, or such property shall be under seizure, by virtue of process or authority of the State of New Jersey.

§ 21. In respect to places within the foregoing boundaries, ceded by the state to the United States, the jurisdiction of this state is concurrent with that of the United States, according to the terms of cession in each case respectively.

The places heretofore ceded are as follows:'

A tract of land at Montook point, in the county of Suffolk, known by the name of Turtle hill;

A tract of ten acres at Eaton's neck, in the town of Huntington, in the county of Suffolk ;

Three certain islands in the harbor of New

York, viz. : Bedlow's island and Ellis or Oyster

· See note to $ 22.

island, bounded on all sides by the waters of the Hudson river, and Governor's island, bounded on all sides by the waters of the East river and Hudson river;

Great Gull island and Little Gull island, situated in the county of Suffolk, and bounded on all sides by the waters of the East river ;

A tract of five acres at Sands or Natch point, on Long island, situated in the town of North Hempstead, and county of Queens;

A tract at Bluff point on Staten Island;

Two tracts of land and water in the city of New York;

A tract of land covered with the waters of the East river, at the Wallabout bay, and adjoining the navy yard of the United States;

A tract of half an acre in the town of Buffalo, in the county of Erie;

A tract of land in the town of Greenbush, in the manor of Rensselaerwyck, county of Rensselaer ;

Thirty acres of land covered with water, situate in the town of New Utrecht, in the county of Kings;

A tract of land at the village of Rome, in the county of Oneida; and another tract of land in the town of Watervliet, in the county of Albany;

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