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thereon, such buildings as may be deemed needful and proper for the purposes of the corporation ; and that instalments of the shares subscribed may be called in, as the wants of the association may require; and any stockholder refusing or neglecting to pay the instalments, as required by the directors, after thirty days' notice, his, her, or their instalments paid in, may be forfeited to the association, by order of the directors.

9. And be it enacted, That this act shall take effect immediately.

Approved, January 24, 1854.

CHAPTER III.

An Act to authorize William Clinton, Jr., and Richard C.

Wilson, to build, maintain, and keep in repair a dock or wharf in front of their land, in the borough and township of Bordentown, adjoining the waters of Crosswicks creek, with the privilege of erecting a marine railway thereon.

Preamble. WHEREAS, William Clinton, Jr., and Richard C. Wilson, of

the borough of Bordentown, in the county of Burlington, in this state, have represented that they are the owners of a certain piece of land situate on the shore of the river Delaware, adjoining the waters of Crosswicks creek, and prayed that a law may be passed authorizing them to build, maintain and keep in repair a dock or wharf in front of their said land:

1. BE IT ENACTED by the Senate and General Assembly of son anthorized the State of New Jersey, That it shall and may be lawful for

the said William Clinton, Jr., and Richard C. Wilson, their heirs and assigns, to build, maintain, and keep in repair, a dock or wharf, upon, and in front of their said land, in the

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borough of Bordentown aforesaid, to extend into the waters
of said river and creek a sufficient distance to accommodate
such vessels as usually navigate the same; provided, the said Proviso
wharf shall not obstruct the navigation of the said river or
creek, and shall not extend more than fifty feet beyond low
water mark; and provided further, that this act shall not be proviso.
construed to confer any ferry privileges or claim of right of
ferry upon the owner or owners of said dock or wharf.

2. And be it enacted, That the said William Clinton, Jr., Marine rail-
and Richard C. Wilson, their heirs and assigns, shall and may ized.
erect, build and maintain thereon, a marine railway for hauling
out and repairing vessels, together with the necessary ma-
chinery and apparatus for the same.
3. And be it enacted, That if any person or persons shall Penalty for in-

juring works. wilfully destroy, or in any way injure the said wharf, railway, or fixtures thereto, such person or persons shall be responsible for and shall make good all damage which the owner or owners shall sustain thereby.

4. And be it enacted, That it shall and may be lawful - for Vessels anthoall vessels to touch, make fast, load and unload at such dock inake fast, &e. or wharf, with the permission of the owner or owners thereof, and it shall be lawful for the said William Clinton, Jr., and Richard C. Wilson, their heirs and assigns, to demand, receive, and collect reasonable compensation therefor.

Approved, January 24, 1854.

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CHAPTER IV.

An Act relative to the daming of English’s.creek, in the county

of Burlington

WHEREAS, sundry owners of meadow lands lying.on English's Prcaatje.

creek, in the township of Mansfield, have, by their petition,

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represented that the provisions of an act of the legislature, passed March eleventh, one thousand seven hundred and seventy-four, relative to the daming of said creek, have become oppressive, and praying for the repeal of the sainetherefore

1. BE IT ENACTED by the Senate and General Assembly of the State of New Jersey, That the act entitled “ An act to enable sundry of the owners and possessors of meadows and tide marsh lying on English's creek, in the county of Burlington, to erect and mamtain a bank, dam, and other water works across the said creek, in order to prevent the tide from overRowing the same, and to keep the former course of said creek open and clear, and to make the said dam, when erected, a public landing,” passed March eleventh, in the year one thousand seven hundred and seventy-four, be and the same is hereby repealed.

Approved, January 25, 1854.

CHAPTER V.

An Act to change the name of Henry Huntington Smith to

Henry Smith Huntington.

Name of Hen

1. BE IT ENACTED by the Senate and General Assembly of Sultacinhyeu the State of New Jersey, That the name of Henry Huntington

Smith, of the county of Mercer, be, and the same is hereby changed to Henry Smith Huntington, and that the said Henry Smith Huntington, by that name shall possess and enjoy the same rights, powers and privileges which he would have possessed and enjoyed had he retained his pristine name of Henry Huntington Smith.

Approved, January 25, 1854.

CHAPTER VI.

An Act to authorize the “ Trustees of the First Presbyterian

Church of Bordentown,” in Burlington county, to sell a part of their church lot.

church lot.

1. BE IT ENACTED by the Senate and General Assembly of Trustees authe State of New Jersey, That Mahlon Hutchinson, Peter H. sell part of Kester, George B. Raymond, James S. Spencer, Samuel Vandegrift and Alexander Shaw, Trustees of the First Presbyterian Church, at Bordentown, are hereby authorized and empowered to sell, at public or private sale, such part or parts of their church lot as they may deem expedient or necessary, and to execute and deliver to the purchaser or purchasers a good and sufficient deed for the same, under the hands and seals of the trustees or a majority of them, by which said purchaser or purchasers, their heirs and assigns, shall hold the same, so conveyed to their own use free and clear and absolutely discharged from all trusts whatsoever, upon which the same has heretofore been held.

2. And be it enacted, That when such sale shall take place, Application of the proceeds thereof shall be appropriated to the liquidation of sale. the debts of the said corporation.

3. And be it enacted, That this act shall take effect immediately.

Approved, January 25, 1854.

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CHAPTER VII.

Bergen.

Essex.

Passaic.

Warren,

A further supplement to the act entitled, “ An Act to ascer

tain the times and places of holding certain courts,” approved, April eighteenth, eighteen hundred and forty-six.

1. BE IT ENACTED by the Senate and General Assembly of the State of New Jersey, That from and after the passage of this act, the several regular terms of the respective courts in and for the counties hereinafter named, shall be held at the times following, and not otherwise, that is to say,

I. In the county of Bergen on the first Tuesday of April, the last Tuesday of August and the first Tuesday of December, respectively.

II. In the county of Essex on the second Tuesday of April, the first Tuesday of September and the first Tuesday of January, respectively.

III. In the county of Passaic on the second Tuesday of May, the first Tuesday of October, and the first Tuesday of February, respectively.

IV. In the county of Warren on the third Tuesday of April, the second Tuesday of September, and the third Tuesday of December, respectively.

V. In the county of Hudson on the first Tuesday of May, the fourth Tuesday of September, and the fourth Tuesday of December, respectively.

VI. In the county of Morris on the third Tuesday of May, the second Tuesday of October, and the third Tuesday of January, respectively.

VII. In the county of Hunterdon on the first Tuesday of April, the first Tuesday of September, and the first Tuesday of December, respectively.

2. And be it enacted, That all acts and parts of acts inconsistent with the provisions of this act be and the same are hereby repealed.

3. And be it enacted, That this act shall take effect immediately.

Approved January 25, 1854.

Hudson.

Dorris.

Hanterdon,

Parts of former acts repealed.

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