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mouth of the creek on which the mill now or late of John D. Vander Heyden stands; then northerly along said line to the foot of the said first range of hills; then west to the west bounds of the county; and then southerly along the same to the place of beginning. The said city of Troy shall be divided into six wards, in the manner following, that is to say:

1. The first ward shall contain all that part of said city, bounded South, by Poesten kill: West, by the west bounds of said city: North, by a line running through the centre or middle of Ferry-street, and parallel with the same, from the said west bounds of said city to the east bounds of the village of Troy, as established by law immediately before the incorporation of said city; and then on the said east bounds to said Poesten kill.

2. The second ward shall contain all that part of said city, bounded on the South, by the north bounds of said first ward: West, by the west bounds of said city; and North, by a line running from the said west bounds of said city through the centre or middle of State-street, and parallel therewith, to the aforesaid east bounds of the village of Troy, and then along the same to the place of beginning.

3. The third ward shall contain all that part of said city, bounded on the South, by the north boundary line of said second ward: West, by the west bounds of said city; and North, by a line drawn from the same west bounds of said city; and North, by a line drawn from the same west bounds of said city, to and through the centre or middle of Elbowstreet, to the aforesaid east bounds of said village; and then along the same, to the north bounds of said second ward.

4. The fourth ward shall contain all that part of said city, bounded on the South, by said third ward: West, by the west bounds of said city: North, by the north bounds thereof; and East, by the aforesaid east bounds of said village.

5. The fifth ward shall contain all that part of said city, not included in either the said first, second, third or fourth wards, which lies northerly and easterly of a line, beginning at the bridge standing across Poesten kill, near the grist-mill of Townsend McCoun, in said city, and running along the south line of the road running over and across said bridge, up the hollow, until it intersects the road, usually called the Schuyler road; and then by a line running due south, to the south bounds of said city.

6. The sixth ward shall contain all that part of said city, not included within the bounds of either of the before mentioned wards.

By the Laws of 1837, ch. 242, two wards, the Seventh and Eighth, wero

erected. By the Laws of 1851, ch. 186, two more wards, Ninth and Tenth, were erected. By the Laws of 1836, ch. 515, a portion of the city was annexed to the town of Greenbush; and by the Laws of 1836, ch. 444, a portion of the town of Lansingburgh was annexed

to the city of Troy. S 6. All lines, which, in the bounds of the said cities or

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wards, are described by courses indicated by the magnetic needle needle, are respectively to be taken as the magnetic needle pointed at pointed at the several times when such lines were originally establishestablished.

S 7. None of the bounds or lines assigned for the limits of Rights of any of the said cities or wards, shall be construed to affect the to be afright or title of any person or body politic, or to confirm the bounds or right of any patent whatsoever.

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NOTE BY THE EDITOR.

[These are all the cities embraced in the Revised Statutes, and therefore all that are included in this publication, because the laws since passed creating cities are local in their application.

The following cities have been created since the Revised Statutes took effect:
Utica, by Laws of 1832, ch. 19.
Buffalo, by Laws of 1832, ch. 179.
Brooklyn, by Laws of 1834, ch. 92.
Rochester, by Laws of 1834, ch. 199.
Syracuse, by Laws of 1847, ch. 475.
Auburn, by Laws of 1848, ch. 106.
Oswego, by Laws of 1848, ch. 116.
Poughkeepsie, by Laws of 1854, ch. 90.]

[The preceding fourth and fifth Titles of Chapter II. of the FIRST PART OF THE REVISED STATUTES, were passed on the 3d of December, 1827, being included in the Act “concerning the territorial limits and divisions, the civil polity, and the internal administration of this state,” approved and signed on that day, by DE WITT CLINTON, Governor of the State.)

E X TRACTS

FROM THE

ORIGINAL REPORTS OF THE REVISERS,

EXHIBITING

THE FORM IN WHICH THE PROVISIONS OF THE SEVERAL CHAPTERS OF THE REVISED STATUTES WERE SUBMITTED TO THE LEGISLATURE, AND INCLUDING ALL THE MATERIÁL NOTES AND REFER

ENCES SUBJOINED BY THE REVISERS :

WITH EXPLANATORY REMARKS

SHOWING THE ALTERATIONS MADE BY THE LEGISLATURE IN THE COURSE OF

ENACTMENT, AND BY SUBSEQUENT PROVISIONS.

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