Laws enacted in the general assembly of the commonwealth

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1857
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Contents

An Act relative to the sale of a certain burial ground for colored
41
An Act to authorize the commissioners of Centre county to borrow
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An Act to confirm the title of Samuel Grant his legal representa
59
A supplement to an act authorizing the Governor to incorporate
65
A further supplement to an act authorizing the Governor to incor
71
Supplement to an act incorporating the United States insurance
83
An Act authorizing John Buckwaltcr and John Huber late commit
89
A further supplement to an act for the incorporation of the Lewis
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BO PAOI
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A further supplement to an act to incorporate a company to make
112
An Act to regulate the disbursement of the contingent fund of the
117
An Act to prevent stock running at large in the county of Lancas
124
A further supplement to the act to incorporate the Seamens saving
128
An Act to incorporate the Protection Mutual fire insurance com
129
154 A supplement to an art entitled An Act to authorize the Governor
135
Io2 A supplement to an act to incorporate the Green Castle and Mary
141
An Act authorizing the Board of Property to examine and settle
147
A supplement to an act to authorize the burgess and town council
148
An Act to authorize the Allentown water company to borrow money 154
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A supplement to an act to provide for the erection of a housp for
160
An Act authorizing the treasurer of Lancaster county to refund
165
A supplement to an act for the preservation of game in York
171
y h A supplement to an act entitled An Act relative to certain courts
175
An Act to repeal the eleventh section of an act entitled An Act
177
An Act to authorize the patenting of outtracts and in and outlots
183
Supplement to an act to incorporate the Johnstown water and
189
An Act to incorporate the Marietta and Maytown turnpike road
193
An Act to extend to the county of Schuylkill the provisions of
199
An Act to further amend the road laws of Erie county
205
HO PASB
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An Act supplementary to the act incorporating the Erie and Watts
215
An Act fixing the place of holding elections in Scranton Luzerne
221
An Act regulating party walls in the city of Erie
222
An Act to establish a ferry over the Beaver river at the village
228
An Act supplementary to the act incorporating the borough of Eas
234
An Act concerning the setting of curbstones and the paving of side
240
A further supplement to the act to incorporate the Morrison Cove
247
An Act to incorporate the Paxton male and female seminary
260
An Act to incorporate the Richland and Trurabovversville turnpike
268
An Act ta vacate part of Crosscut street in Ross township Alle
281
An Act to authorize the Auditor General to open and reaudit
289
An Act for the relief of Mary Williard widow of an old soldier
295
An Act to authorize the licensing of hawkers for the sale of foreign
301
A further supplement to an act relating to counties and townships
304
An Act relative to roads in Indiana county
310
An Act to enable the Snow Shoe and Packersville turnpike com
316
An Act to confirm certain proceedings in the court of common pleas
322
An Act giving the consent of this Commonwealth to the United
326
An Act relative to the boundary lines of Centre and Clinton coun
332
An Act relating to road laws in Chester and Lancaster counties
338
An Act to amend an act entitled An Act to incorporate the
344
An Act to authorize the Lambertville gas light company to supply
346
Supplement to an act to incorporate the New Brighton female semi
349
A supplement to an act to incorporate the Warehousing company
352
An Act authorizing the citizens of the Twentyfirst ward Philadel
358
An Act relative to the publication and distribution of the final report
362
A further supplement to the act to incorporate the Reading and
368
An Act for the relief of Sarah Bishop the widow of an old soldier
374
An Act appointing F B Carrington commissioner to settle and
379
An Act for the relief of Elizabeth MCullough widow of John
385
An Act to attach Warren and MKean counties to the Eastern dis
391
An Act to incorporate the Corn Exchange Bank of Philadelphia
397
HO PACT
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An Act declaratory of an act appointing commissioners to review
456
An Act relative to a constable in the borough of Titusville
459
An Act making Front street and Peach Tree alley in the village
465
Supplement to an act to incorporate the Waverly and North Branch
471
An Act to empower the school directors of the Chambersburg school
474
A supplement to an act to incorporate the Warriors Mark water
480
A further supplement to the act consolidating the city of Philadel
489
An Act for the relief of Frances Montgomery of Washington coun
495
An Act requiring publication of applications to the Legislature
499
A supplement to an act to incorporate the East Broad Top railroad
505
An Act to incorporate the Philadelphia steam ship dock company
511
An Act supplementary to the charter of the York County Bank
518
5S0 An Act incorporating the Brownsville gas company in Fayctte
526
An Act to annul the marriage contract between Mary Ann Parker
531
Supplement to an act entitled An Act relating to hawkers
537
An Act relative to certain streets in the city of Philadelphia
547
An Act to lay out a State road in Armstrong and Clarion counties
552
An Act grantmg authority to the Supreme Court in the matter
557
An Act relative to sheriffs sales on levari facias
573
20 An Act declaratory of the powers of the courts of quarter sessions
587
An Act to widen Thirtyfirst street in the city of Philadelphia
592
An Act to authorize the Pennsylvania railroad company to subscribe
598
ty for school purposes 379
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Supplement to an act entitled An Act to prevent the hunting
606
An Act to authorize the appointment of additional notaries public
608
An Act to increase the pay of county commissioners and auditors
615
A further supplement to an act to incorporate the Point Breeze park
625
A supplement to an act for the regulation and continuance of a sys
631
An Act to incorporate the West Philadelphia Mutual saving fund
632
An Act to authorize the State Treasurer to pay the claim of A
638
An Act to incorporate the Bristol water company
644
An Act to vacate a certain part of the State road leading to
649
An Act for the relief of James MDonald an old soldier
655
An Act to incorporate the South White Hall Mutual live stock insu
661
keeper
670
Resolution relative to the expenses attending the funeral ctremonies
676
W FAGX 17 Resolution relative to the pay of Nelson Weiser
679
Resolution relative to the interment of J M B Petrikin
680
Resolution relative to the pay of the officers of the Legislature
681
Resolution relative to clerk hire in the Attorney Generals office
682
An Act to annul the marriage contract between Archibald T
683
An Act to incorporate the Philadelphia Reading and Pottsville tele
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An Act relative to the Spring Garden health insurance company
699
A further supplement to an act to incorporate the Bradford railroad
703
An Act incorporating the Coudersport Portage and Allegheny River
706
An Act to incorporate the Kensington mutual fire and marine insu
712
An Act to extend the charter of the Lycoming County mutual insu
719
An Act to annul the marriage contract between Dorothea Barndt
726
An Act to recharter the North America coal company
733
A supplement to an act entitled An Act to incorporate the Penns
738
An Act to incorporate the Moshannon coal and iron company
744
44 A supplement to an act incorporating the Coudersport Portage
750
48 An Act to incorporate the Milton gas company
758
M An Act extending the time for commencing the Columbia and
766
A further supplement to an act to incorporate the Cumberland Val
767
An Act to incorporate the Schuylkill fire and marine insurance com
773
An Act to incorporate the Nescopeck mutual fire insurance com
777
An Act to incorporate the Farmers mutual fire insurance company
779
An Act to change the name of the NorthWestern coal and iron
785
An Act to incorporate the Neptune insurance company of Philadel
791
An Act to increase the capital stock of the Columbia Bank
793
An Act authorizing the incorporation of the Stroudsburg Bank
799
An Act to incorporate the Altoona gas company
805

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Page 819 - In addition to the above limited power to contract debts, the state may contract debts to repel invasion, suppress insurrection, or defend the state in war ; but the money arising from the contracting of such debts shall be applied to the purpose for which it was raised, or to repay such debts, and to no other purpose whatever.

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