Laws enacted in the general assembly of the commonwealth

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1863
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Contents

An Act for recording inventories of appraisements of decedents
40
An Act for the relief of William Brennan and Bernard MTighe
46
No Paos
47
A further supplement to an act to erect the town of Sunbury into
56
An Act to incorporate the Oakland railway company
62
An Act to confer on Catharine Miller of Fayette county all
68
A supplement to an act authorizing the erection of a bridge over
74
S1 An Act to extend the provisions of an act designating the period
80
Supplement to the act of April 15th 1834 relating to the Fire
86
Coudersport
89
An Act to annul the marriage contract between Thomas D Nice
95
An Act to exempt from taxation the Philadelphia City institute
101
A further supplement to an act entitled An Act to incorporate
107
No Park
109
An Act to extend the time for the payment of the enrolment
122
No PAGE
126
An Act to empower the trustees of the Fourth Presbyterian church
139
No PAGE
145
An Act supplementary to an act to incorporate the village
158
An Act to repeal the special road laws in certain townships
168
No PAGE
169
An Act to empower the executors of Sarah Miles late of Centre
176
An Act to extend the charter of the Union railroad and mining
182
No PAGE
187
An Act to exempt from taxation the Moyamensing institute
193
An Act relative to the school house and property of the Sisters
199
No PAGE
202
An Act to extend the jurisdiction of justices of the peace to cer
215
No PAGE
219
Supplement to an act to erect a poor house in Texas township
225
An Act to provide for the collection of certain taxes in the school
231
An Act to authorize the sale of a certain ground rent belonging
233
No PAGE
242
A supplement to an act entitled An Act to incorporate the vil
255
No PAGв
258
An Act to authorize the commissioners of Lehigh county to erect
264
A further supplement to an act to incorporate the Germantown
270
An Act to incorporate the Moravian college and theological semi
277
An Act to prevent injury to sidewalks in the township of Wilkes
283
Sen and Catharine his wife
292
A supplement to an act to authorize the erection of a poor house
298
An Act for the relief of Wm B Mullen Son
304
An Act extending the provisions of the act of 21st March 1862
372
No PAGE
376
An Act to prohibit the use of deleterious drugs in the manufac
389
An Act to attach certain properties in Rose and Pine Creek town
395
An Act to attach the lands of Edward Osman in Lower Mahan
401
An Act repealing an act regulating printing in Snyder county
407
No PAGE
410
An Act authorizing the construction of a macadamized road
423
No РА
427
An Act for the relief of George D Boyer late treasurer of Schuyl
440
No PAGE
449
An Act relative to the claim of James Dignam of Allegheny
462
An Act to fix the location of the farm of John Lantz in relation
465
An Act relating to supervisors in certain townships in Schuylkill
478
No Paes
483
An Act extending to Allegheny county the provisions of an
499
An Act to anthorize George T Hummel of Hummelstown to sell
502
Supplement to an act to incorporate the Pittsburg and Birming
508
An Act to consolidate and fund the debt of the borough of Scran
514
An Act providing for the military board of claims
520
No Paes
525
An Act to release the county of Potter from the payment of
526
An Act supplementary to an act incorporating the Western Penn
539
An Act to authorize the treasurer of Greene county to pay the sal
552
No Pack
554
No
563
A supplement to an act to authorize the Wyoming canal company
567
A further supplement to an act to incorporate the Clinton County
577
An Act to authorize the Treasurer of the Commonwealth to pay
583
A supplement to the act of incorporation of the Southern Mutual
589
An Act to incorporate the Bald Eagle Valley barbor company
595
A supplement to an act to incorporate the Shawmut and Ridgway
601
No Pagr
603
Joint resolution relative to the dam of the Susquehanna canal com
609
No PAGE
615
An Act to incorporate the Pioneer iron company
616
APPENDIX1860
622
APPENDIX1862
628
A further supplement to the act entitled An Act to authorize
632
A supplement to an act to incorporate the Sullivan County coal
645
An Act to incorporate the Presbyterian Parsonage association
658
A further supplement to an act incorporating the Coudersport
671

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Page 615 - America; and that, by the same name, they and their successors shall and may have perpetual succession, and shall and may be persons able and capable, in the law, to...
Page 563 - And our will and pleasure is, that all and every person and persons shall have, in his or their own name or names, or in the name or names of any...
Page 621 - ... shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and shall, upon conviction thereof before any court of competent jurisdiction, be punished by a fine of not less than five dollars...
Page 339 - 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 330 - That in all criminal and penal prosecutions now pending or hereafter instituted in any of the courts of this Commonwealth, the defendant on trial, on his own request, shall be allowed to testify in his own behalf, but his failure to do so shall not be commented upon, or be allowed to create any presumption against him or her.
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Page 655 - States," and shall so continue until the third day of March, in the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty-six, and by that name shall be, and are hereby, made able and capable, in law, to have, purchase, receive, possess, enjoy, and retain, to them and their successors, lands, rents, tenements, hereditaments, goods, chattels and effects, of...

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