Laws Enacted in the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania ...

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J. Dunlop, 1852 - Law
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Contents

An Act to authorize the sale of the East Salem Church of Rostraver town
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An Act to incorporate the South Pittsburg and Saw Mill Run turnpike
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An Act relating to the assessment of damages on the railroad to avoid
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An Act regulating certain election districts to authorize the school direo
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ending sixth of January one thousand eight hundred and fiftyone
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A further supplement to An Act incorporating the Pennsylvania coal
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XO PAUB
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An Act to authorize the oversees of the public school founded by charter
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An Act to incorporate the Girtys Run plank road company relating to
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Elizabeth Brooks
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An Act authorizing the laying out of a State road from at or near Dear
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An Act to incorporate the Lehigh and Berks county turnpike road com
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An Act to lay out a State road from a road in Pennsbury Chester county
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A further supplement to the penal laws of this State to render their limita
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An Act authorizing the Canal Commissioners to investigate the claim
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An Act to lay out a State road on the line of the Somerset and Bald Hill
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rough of Elizabethtown in the county of Lancaster
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An Act to incorporate the Pattonsville and Woodbury turnpike road com
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An Act to incorporate the Jarrettown and Horsham turnpike road com
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An Act for the relief of Joseph Jackson of Chester county to vacate
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An Act to incorporate the American academy of music
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An Act to enable Michael C Trout to receive a deed and make conveyances
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An Act altering the fifth section of the charter or so much as relates to
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An Act to authorize the holding of elections in the township of North
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A supplement to the act erecting an academy in the town of Bloomfield
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An Act for the relief of Michael Hartzell
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An Act supplementary to the act entitled An Act relative to hawkers
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An Act regulating certain election districts relating to St Andrews church
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An Act relating to certain school districts to incorporate the Mill Grove
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An Act for the recovery of municipal charges in the borough of German
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An act to incorporate the Odd Fellows hall association of McVeytown
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An Act for the protection of the creditors of the Schuylkill navigation com
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An Act declaring Cush creek in the counties of Clearfield and Indiana
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An Act incorporating the Chester Media and Crookville plank road com
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A supplement to an act entitled An Act to secure the city and port
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An Act to establish a public ferry in the Susquehanna river at Centreville
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An Act to ercet the town of Loganville in York county into a borough
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An Act for the relief of the heirs of Isaac Seavey and John Beisel soldiers
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An Aet to incorporate the Philadelphia and Pavonia ferry company
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An Act to incorporate the Odd Fellows ball association of Selinsgrove
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An Act relating to the collection of taxes in certain townships in Lancaster
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A further supplement to an act entitled An Act for the incorporation
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An Act to incorporate the North East cemetery in the county of Erie
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An Act to authorize the trustees of Strasburg academy in the county
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An Act to incorporate the village of Port Carbon in the county of Schuyl
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An Act for the relief of Robert Culbertson of Beaver county a soldier
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the trustees of the contingent fund of the Asylum company
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An Act to incorporate the Norristown and Freemansburg railroad com
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An Act to provide for the erection of a house for the employment and sup
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An Act to annul the marriage contract of Michael Larkin and Jane
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A supplement to an act entitled An Act to incorporate the Montgomery
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20 An Act to incorporate the Philipsburg and Glade turnpike road company
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A further supplement to the act incorporating the Philadelphia German
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An Act to incorporate the Saint Peters church in the borough of Pine
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An Act relating to official printing in the county of Luzerne
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An Act to annul the marriage contract between John H Wood and Caro
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An Act supplementary to the act incorporating the Columbia bank
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An Act to charge the manner of appointing road and bridge viewers
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A supplement to an act entitled An Act to incorporate the North Phila
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An Act to annul the marriage contract between Henry D Nell and Anna
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An Act to incorporate the Greenwood cemetery company of New Castle
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An Act repealing certain road laws in MKean county to outlet lock
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An Act to incorporate the Wilsonville Hawley and Paupac Eddy plank
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A supplement to an act entitled An Act incorporating the German
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An Act relative to courts in Clearfield county and to the Tioga railroad
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An Act relating to certain taxes in the county of Montour
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An Act in reference to Clifton street in the county of Philadelphia rela
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An Act to alter the plan of the borough of Frankford and to open Bed
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An Act to incorporate the Resolution hose company of Philadelphia
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An Act relating to the sale of liquor in the boroughs of Mauch Chunk
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Easton to the Philadelphia and Savannah steam navigation company
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An Act relative to certain claims for damages on the Shenango line of
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A supplement to the act incorporating the Pittsburg and Erie railroad com
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An Act for the relief of Patterson and Witmer relative to the Manheim
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A supplement to r An Act regulating the assessments and collection
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PASSED SESSION OF EIGHTEEN HUNDRED AND FIFTYTWO
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Resolution relative to Smith OBrien and his associates in exile
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An Act to incorporate the Odd Fellows hall association of the borough
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An Act to incorporate the Philadelphia Easton and Water Gap railroad
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An Act to incorporate the Harrisburg literary institute
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An Act to incorporate the Ringgold hose company of Philadelphia
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An Act to amend the charter of incorporation of the borough of Bristol
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An Act to incorporate the First Presbyterian church and congregation
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An Act to incorporate the Charter house association
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An Act for the relief of Nathan P Brower Davis E Brower Ann
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An Act to incorporate the Millersburg and Bailysburg railroad company
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A supplement to the act authorizing the Governor to incorporate the Tio
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An Act to incorporate the Susquehanna fire engine company of the borough
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An Act incorporating the Lutheran and German Reformed congregations
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An Act to extend the charter of the West Branch Bank at Williamsport
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An Act to incorporate the Summit Branch railroad company in Dauphin
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An Act to incorporate the Luzerne and Schuylkill railroad company
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Page 242 - ... 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 581 - 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 558 - 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 103 - ... 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 338 - 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 213 - 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 384 - ... 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 91 - ... of said Corporation, not being contrary to the Constitution and laws of the United States, or of this...
Page 140 - 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 154 - 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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