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ers shall have been qualified and given the bonds required by law, there shall be transferred and delivered to them, and for their care and management, all the mortgages executed to or in the custody of such commissioners, for either of the counties of Steuben, Chemung and Tompkins, covering lands within the territory of said county of Schuyler; and thereafter the said commissioners of the county of Schuyler shall exercise the same powers and be subject to the same duties and responsibilities in relation to said mortgages, as if the same had been originally taken by and executed to them, the said commissioners of Schuyler, as such commissioners.

$ 18. Delos De Wolf, of the county of Oswego, Edward Site for Dodd, of the county of Washington, Vivus W. Smith, of the buildings. county of Onondaga, shall be and are hereby appointed commissioners, whose duty it shall be, on or before the first day of June next after the passage of this act, to examine and impartially determine and select a proper site or sites for the court-house, jail and clerk's office, to be erected in said county of Schuyler; after such site or sites shall have been selected by them, or a majority of them, they shall immediately reduce such determination to writing, giving a description of the lot or lots selected therein, aftix their signatures thereto, and cause the same to be filed in the office of the clerk of the county of Chemung, and deliver a copy thereof to one or more of the commissioners in the next section of this act named. It shall be the duty of the commissioners in the next section named forthwith to notify the owner or owners of such premises so selected; and in case a good unencumbered title, free of charge or expense to the board of supervisors of the county of Schuyler, for the use of the people of the said county of Schuyler, for such premises is made to the said county of Schuyler, and delivered within twenty days after such notice to the owner or owners as aforesaid, then such determination and location shall be final and conclusive. In case such title is not made as aforesaid, within the time aforesaid, the said first named commissioners in this section shall be notified of such failure, and proceedings shall again be taken by them to make another selection, in the same manner as if no previous determination had been made.

$ 19. Madison Freman, of the town of Hector, David F. CommisSears, of the town of Hector, Roswell Holden, of the town erecting of Reading, Hiram Chapman, of the town of Reading, Guy buildings. O. Hinman, of the town of Catharine, are hereby appointed commissioners to superintend the erection and building of the court-house, jail and clerk's office for said county on such site or sites, within the said county, as shall have been designated and conveyed to said county under the provisions of the last preceding section.

$ 20. For the building of the said court-house, jail and Money for clerk's office, the board of supervisors of the said county of how raised. Schuyler are authorized and required to levy, collect and pay

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into the treasury of the said county a sum not exceeding the sum of fifteen thousand dollars, in such annual amounts as they shall deem most advisable, over and above the ordinary fees for collection and distribution, in like manner as taxes to defray the contingent expenses of the said county of Schuyler are assessed, collected and paid ; or the said supervisors may loan for a term of years, on the credit of the said county, at a rate of interest not exceeding seven per cent per annum, the money necessary to pay for the erection of said courthouse, jail and clerk's office; or they may loan a part of the money necessary for that purpose, and levy, assess and collect the other part thereof, in the manner hereinbefore

stated. Contracts $ 21. The commissioners, or a majority of them, may conand ex:

tract for the building, or with workmen, and purchase materials building

for building said court-house, jail and clerk's office, and may from time to time draw upon the treasurer of the said county for such sum or sums of money, for the purposes aforesaid, as shall come into the treasury by virtue of this act, and the treasurer is hereby required, out of any moneys aforesaid, to pay to the order of the said commissioners, or a majority of them, the several sums of money to be drawn by them; and it is hereby the duty of the said commissioners to account with the supervisors of the said county, as they may be required from time to time, for the moneys they have received by virtue of this act.

$ 22. The commissioners appointed in and by this act to superintend the erection and construction of the said public buildings in and for the county of Schuyler, authorized by this act, shall, before they enter upon the duties of said office, give bonds with approved sureties to the supervisors of said county for the faithful expenditure of the moneys committed to their charge for that purpose; and each of them shall be entitled to receive the sum of two dollars per day, for each and every day necessarily employed in the duties of that office, the amount of each to be audited and paid by the board of supervisors in like manner as other contingent expenses for

said county. Vacancies. $ 23. Any vacancy which may occur in the office of either

commissioners named in this act may be filled by an appointment, to be made in writing and signed by the surviving

commissioners in such commission. Clerk of S 24. The clerk of the board of supervisors of such county canvassers, of Schuyler shall be the secretary of the board of county canfiling of vassers in the canvass of the votes taken at the next general election

election for county and state officers; and as to such canvass, and the return and certifying of the result thereof, such clerk of the board of supervisors shall possess all the powers and perform all the duties required by law to be performed by a county clerk in the counties fully organized, and all papers relating to such election or canvass required to be filed in the

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county clerk's office shall be filed in the office of such supervisor's clerk until the said county shall be duly organized, after which the same shall be transferred to the county clerk's office of the said county of Schuyler.

$ 25. The judge of the county courts of the county of Schuyler and the county clerk of such county shall have power and it shall be their duty to cause a seal to be made for said courts in the manner now provided by law, whenever the seal of any court shall be lost or destroyed with such form or device as they shall deem appropriate, which shall become the seal of the county courts of the said county of Schuyler.

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TITLE IV.

OF THE SEVERAL TOWNS OF THIS STATE. Szc. 1. Towns in the county of Suffolk.

2 Towns in the county of Queens. 3. Towns in the county of Kings. 4. Towns in the county of Richmond 5. Towns in the county of Westchester. 6. Towns in the county of Putnam. 7. Towns in the county of Dutchess. 8. Towns in the county of Rockland. 9. Towns in the county of Orange. 10. Towns in the county of Ulster. 11. Towns in the county of Sullivan. 12. Towns in the county of Delaware. 13. Towns in the county of Greene. 14. Towns in the county of Columbia. 15. Towns in the county of Albany. 16. Towns in the county of Rensselaer 17. Towns in the county of Schoharie. 18. Towns in the county of Schenectady. 19. Towns in the county of Saratoga. 20. Towns in the county of Montgomery. 21. Towns in the county of Hamilton. 22. Towns in the county of Washington. 23. Towns in the county of Warren. 24. Towns in the county of Essex. 25. Towns in the county of Clinton. 26. Towns in the county of Franklin. 27. Towns in the county of St. Lawrence. 28. Towns in the county of Herkimer. 29. Towns in the county of Oneida. 30. Towns in the county of Madison. 31. Towns in the county of Oswego. 32. Towns in the county of Lewis. 33. Towns in the county of Jefferson. 34. Towns in the county of Otsego. 35. Towns in the county of Chenango. 36. Towns in the county of Broome. 37. Towns in the county of Cortland. 38. Towns in the county of Tompkins. 39. Towns in the county of Tioga. 40. Towns in the county of Steuben. 41. Towns in the county of Onondaga.

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SEC. 42. Towns in the county of Cayuga.

43. Towns in the county of Seneca.
44. Towns in the county of Ontario.
45. Towns in the county of Yates.
46. Towns in the county of Wayne.
47. Towns in the county of Livingston.
48. Towns in the county of Monroe.
49. Towns in the county of Genesee.
50. Towns in the county of Orleans.
51. Towns in the county of Niagara.
52. Towns in the county of Erie.
53. Towns in the county of Allegany.
54. Towns in the county of Cattaraugus.
55. Towns in the county of Chautauque.
56. Magnetic needle to be taken as it pointed when the preceding boundaries of

towns were originally established.
57. Private rights not to be affected by the description of towns.
58. What is to be the division line between towns separated by a river, creek, or lake.
59. Within what town islands to be deemed, which are intersected by the boun.

dary of a town.

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S 1. The county of Suffolk shall be divided into the the summonkey towns of Brookhaven, Easthampton, Huntington, Islip, River

head, Shelter-Island, Smithtown, Southampton, and Southold, the extent and limits of which said several towns shall be as follows:

1. The town of Brookhaven shall contain all that part of said county, bounded Westerly, by Smithtown and Islip: Northerly, by the Sound: Easterly, by Riverhead and Southampton: and Southerly by the Atlantic ocean; including the beach and bay lying opposite the town of Islip, and included

in the patent of Brookhaven. Easthamp 2. The town of Easthampton shall contain all that part of ton.

said county, called Easthampton; including Montock and the

Isle of Wight, now called Gardiner's Island. Hunting 3. The town of Huntington shall contain all that part of

said county, called and known by the name of Huntington;

including Eaton's Neck and Crab Meadow. Islip 4. The town of Islip shall contain all that part of said

county, bounded Southerly, by the Atlantic ocean: Westerly, by Huntington: Northerly, by Smithtown: and Easterly, by the east bounds of the lands formerly belonging to William Nicoll, near Blue Point; excepting, nevertheless, all the beach

and bay which is included in the patent of Brookhaven. Riverhead. 5. The town of Riverhead shall contain all that part of said

county, called and known by the name of Riverhead, bounded Easterly, by Southold: Westerly, by Brookhaven: Southerly, by Peaconock river: and Northerly, by the Sound.

6. The town of Shelter-Island shall comprehend the island

called Shelter-Island. Smithtown. 7. The town of Smithtown shall contain all that part of

said county, bounded Southerly, by Islip: Westerly, by Huntington: Northerly, by the Sound: and Easterly, by the patent of Brookhaven; including also the patent of Winnecommick.

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8. The town of Southampton shall contain all that part of

Southampsaid county, called and known by the name of Southampton, ton. including Bridgehampton, heretofore called Saggaboneck, and Mecoxe.

9. The town of Southold shall contain all that part of said Southold. county, called and known by the name of Southold, lying to the eastward of a line beginning at the Sound, and running thence southerly to the bay separating Southampton and Southold, which line is the eastern boundary or side of a farm formerly in the tenure and occupation of William Albertson, and the reputed line of division between the parishes of Oequebouge and Mattetuck; and including Ram Island, Fisher's Island, Plumb Island, Robin's Island, and the Gull Islands.

S 2. The county of Queens shall be divided into the Queens. towns of Flushing, Hempstead, Jamaica, Newtown, NorthHempstead, and Oysterbay, the extent and limits of which said several towns shall be as follows:

1. The town of Flushing shall contain all that part of said Flushing. county, called and known by the name of Flushing; including also a small gore of land formerly in the possession of Stephen Clement, lying on the north side of and adjoining to the highway that leads from Jamaica to Hempstead Plains, and bounded on the west by the town of Jamaica.

2. The town of Hempstead shall contain all that part of Hempstead said county, bounded Easterly, by the town of Oysterbay: Southerly, by the Atlantic ocean: Westerly, by Jamaica: and Northerly, by the country road leading from Jamaica nearly through the middle of the Great Plains, commonly called Hempstead Plains, to the east part thereof; including the lands called the Gore, between the patent of Hempstead and the patent of Oysterbay.

3. The town of Jamaica shall contain all that part of said Jamaica. county, called and known by the name of Jamaica.

4. The town of Newtown shall contain all that part of said Newtown, county, called and known by the name of Newtown; including all the islands in the Sound opposite the same, and comprehended in Queens county. 5. The town of North-Hempstead shall contain all that part North

Hempstead. of said county, bounded Easterly, by the town of Oysterbay: Southerly, by Hempstead: Westerly, by Flushing: and Northerly, by the Sound.

6. The town of Oysterbay shall contain all that part of said Oysterbay. county, called and known by the name of Oysterbay; including Lloyd's Neck or Queen's Village, and Hog Island, and extending on the south from the southeast point of Oysterbay Meadows, south three degrees west, to the Atlantic ocean.

S 3. The county of Kings shall be divided into the towns Kings. of Brooklyn, Bushwick, Flatbush, Flatlands, Gravesend, and

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