Laws enacted in the general assembly of the commonwealth (Google eBook)

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1852
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Contents

HO ia 1 i
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An Act to authorize the election of supervisors in South Beaver township
47
NO PAGX
65
An Act to authorize John A Snyder late treasurer of the county of Som
71
A further supplement to An Act incorporating the Pennsylvania coal
77
TO PAtIR
78
An Act to authorize the oversees of the public school founded by charter
83
An Act to incorporate tho Girtys Run plank road company relating to
89
An Act supplementary to an act entitled An Act to incorporate
93
An Act authorizing the Pennsylvania railroad company to construct
99
An Act to incorporate the Lehigh and Berks county turnpike road com
109
NO PAGE
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94 An Act to lay out a State road from a road in Pennsbury Chester county
116
NO iwor
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A further supplement to the penal laws of this State to render their limita
124
so PAcnr
128
An Act authorizing the Canal Commissioners to investigate the claim
132
An Act to lay out a State road on the line of the Somerset and Bald Hill
138
rough of Elizabethtown in the county of Lancaster
139
An Act to incorporate the McConnellsburg and Maryland line turnpike
142
An Act to incorporate the Pattonsville and Woodbury turnpike road com
146
A supplement to an act entitled An Act to erect the town of Hamburg
153
An Act for the relief of Joseph Jackson of Chester county to vacate
161
NO PAG
165
An Act to authorize the payment of a recognizance in the Orphans Court
169
An Act to incorporate the American academy of music
175
An Act to enable Michael C Trout to receive a deed and make conveyances
182
An Act altering the fifth section of the charter or so much as relates to
189
An Act to authorize the holding of elections in the township of North
201
A supplement to the act erecting an academy in the town of Bloomfield
209
NO PACT
214
An Act to authorize the laying out of a State road from Brighton bridge
219
An Act for the relief of Catharine Johnson widow of David Johnson
225
An Act supplementary to the act entitled An Act relative to hawkers
235
An Act to provide for the immediate completion of the North Branch
243
NO PAGE
247
An act to incorporate the Odd Fellows hall association of McVeytown
254
An Act for the protection of the creditors of the Schuylkill navigation com
261
An Act authorizing the trustees of the estate of James Whitehead deceased
268
NO PAGE
275
An Act incorporating the Chester Media and Crookvillc plank road com
281
A supplement to an act entitled An Act to secure the city and port
287
NO PAO
292
An Act to establish a public ferry in the Susquehanna river at Centreville
293
W PAGE
296
04 An Act for the relief of Samuel Rice relative to certain school districts
302
NO PAGE
308
An Act to incorporate the Philadelphia and Pavonia ferry company
309
An Act to incorporate the Odd Fellows ball association of Selinsgrove
315
An Act relative to the Philadelphia and Lancasterturnpike road within
318
pany
324
An Aot to incorporate the Odd Fellows widows and orphans asylum
330
TO PAGE
336
A further supplement to the act incorporating the Ohio and Pennsylvania
337
NO PAOE
341
An Act to incorporate the Star of Hope lodge number one hundred
381
county to appoint a trustee to sell certain real estate of Jerome B Case
384
An Act relative to the escheated estate of Robert Chadwick
390
An Act to incorporate the village of Port Carbon in the county of Schuyl
401
An Act for the relief of Robert Culbertson of Beaver county a soldier
408
MO PAGE
409
An Act to incorporate the Norristown and Freemansburg railroad com
415
An Act to provide for the erection of a house for the employment and sap
423
A supplement to the act incorporating the Susquehanna railroad company
431
A supplement to an act entitled An Act to incorporate the Montgomery
438
76 An Act to authorize the select and common councils of the city of Phila
442
An Act regulating certain election districts
449
An Act to incorporate the Saint Peters church in the borough of Pine
457
7 An Act relating to official printing in the county of Luzerne
463
An Act to authorize the commissioners of Cumberland county to provide
469
An Act to incorporate the Chester and Carterville plank road company
476
An Act supplementary to the act incorporating the Columbia bank
482
An Act to change the manner of appointing road and bridge viewers
488
A supplement to an act entitled An Act to incorporate the North Phila
503
An Act to annul the marriage contract between Henry D Nell and Anna
510
Valley railroad compauy and to the guardians of the poor of the county
514
An Act to incorporate the Old Fort and Spruce Creek turnpike road com
521
An Act erecting a part of Young township in the county of Indiana into
528
NO PAQE
531
the public canals and railroads and other general and special appropria
542
33 An Act relating to certain taxes in the county of Montour
562
An Act relative to courts in this Commonwealth
574
An Act relating to the sale of liquor in the boroughs of Mauch Chunk
587
An Act to incorporate the Hyde Park academy
593
An Act to charter the Darby and Upper Darby plank road company rela
599
A supplement to the act incorporating the Pittsburg and Erie railroad com
605
An Act for the relief of Patterson and Witmer relative to the Manheim
612
An Act relating to certain real estate late of Miles Foster of the county
619
An Act to confer on Olean Frances Sinclair the rights of a child born
626
PASSED SESSION OF EIGHTEEN HUNDRED AND EIFTYTWO
627
Resolution relative to Smith OBrien and his associates in exile
633
An Act to authorize the Pennsylvania railroad company to extend its late
639
An Act to authorize the sequestrator of the Washington and Pittsburg
645
An Act to incorporate the Philadelphia Easton and Water Gap railroad
654
3S6 An Act to incorporate the Harrisburg literary institute
662
An Act to incorporate the Ringgold hose company of Philadelphia
668
An Act to amend the charter of incorporation of the borough of Bristol
674
An Act to incorporate the First Presbyterian church and congregation
681
An Act to incorporate the Woodward Hill cemetery and relative to Cherry
687
An Act to incorporate the Columbia gas company and relative to the elec
694
An Act for the relief of Nathan P Brower Davis E Brower Ann
700
An Act to incorporate the Millersburg and Bailysburg railroad company
706
A supplement to the act authorizing the Governor to incorporate the Tio
712
An At to incorporate the Susquehanna fire engine company of the borough
719
An Act to incorporate the village of Turnerville in Crawford county into
722
An Act to authorize the Governor to incorporate a company to erect a toll
728
An Aot to incorporate the Chesnut Hill railroad company
735
An Act to incorporate the Summit Branch railroad company in Danphin
743
An Act to incorporate the Luzerne and Schuylkill railroad company
755

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Page 266 - ... and also to purchase, on sales made by virtue of any judgment at law, or any order or decree of any court of equity, or any other legal...
Page 611 - Be it enacted by the Senate and Bouse of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That this Act may be cited as the "Housing Amendments of 1957".
Page 588 - States: and also to make, have, and use, a common seal, and the same to break, alter, and renew, at their pleasure: and also to ordain, establish, and put in execution...
Page 121 - ... or any engine, machine or structure, or any matter or thing appertaining to the same, shall be stopped, obstructed, impaired, weakened, injured or destroyed, the person or persons so offending shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and shall forfeit and pay to the said corporation treble the amount of damages sustained by means of such offense.
Page 364 - The General Assembly shall have the power to alter, revoke, or annul any charter of incorporation now existing and revocable at the adoption of this Constitution, or any that may hereafter be created, whenever, in their opinion it may be injurious to the citizens of this Commonwealth, in such manner, however, that no injustice shall be done to the corporators.
Page 233 - Commonwealth, and generally to do all and singular the matters and things which to them it shall lawfully appertain to do for the well being of the said corporation, and the due management and ordering of the affairs thereof...
Page 410 - ... two of whom shall be elected for one year, two for two years and two for three years from the date of the annual school meeting next succeeding such special meeting.
Page 107 - ... of said Corporation, not being contrary to the Constitution and laws of the United States, or of this...
Page 160 - That, in case it should at any time happen, that an election of directors should not be made upon any day when pursuant to this act it ought to have been made, the said corporation shall not, for that cause, be deemed to be dissolved ; but it...
Page 174 - Relief and Employment of the Poor of the city of Philadelphia, the District of Southwark, and the townships of the Northern Liberties and Penn, for the year ending May 20, 1844.

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