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due, given to the engineer for the time being of the section on which said labor was performed, and within ten days after the labor for which payment is claimed shall have been performed; but nothing in this section shall be so construed as to make said corporation liable to any person or persons beyond the value of thirty days labor of the person or persons giving said notice for labor performed before the service of said notice in writing; provided, however, that no suit Proviso. shall be maintained against the said company under this section, unless such suit shall be commenced within forty days after the labor for which payment shall be claimed, shall have been performed.

$6. This act shall take effect immediately.

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Chap 10.
AN ACT to authorize John A. Dix to build a bridge from

Manursing Island to the main land in the town of Rye in
Westchester county.
Passed February 6, 1850, “ three-fifths being present.”

The People of the State of New York, represented in
Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows :

§ 1. John A. Dix, of the town of Rye and county of Westchester, his heirs and assigns, are hereby authorized, for his and their private use and benefit, to build a bridge across the gut separating Manursing Island from the main land in the said town, to begin at any point on the land lately purchased by said John A. Dix, of Billa Sheall, east of the present sunken bridge or ford near David Kirby's tide mill, and to end at any point on said Manursing Island within the boundaries of the land lately purchased by said John A. Dix of Thomas Bartram, or at any point on the salt marsh belonging to William Bush, with the consent of said Bush.

§ 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

Chap 11.
AN ACT to regulate the salary of the district attorney of
the county of Saratoga.

Passed February 6, 1850, “ three-fifths being present."
The People of the State of New York, represented in

Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows :
Salary fixed. § 1. The district attorney of the county of Saratoga shall

receive for his official services in all cases whatever, both
civil and criminal, in lieu of the compensation now allowed
by law, an annual salary of five hundred and fifty dollars,
which shall be a county charge, and audited and paid like
other county charges.

§ 2. It shall be the duty of said district attorney, within bo rendered. thirty days after the receipt by him of any money for

judgments, fees or costs in suits brought upon recognizances
or otherwise for the benefit of said county, to pay over the
same, except his taxable disbursements therein, to the trea-
surer of said county, for the use of said county.

§ 3. This act shall take effect immediately.

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Chap. 12.
AN ACT to extend the time for county superintendents of

the poor elected in November, 1849, to take the oath of
office and file their official bond.

Passed February 6, 1850.
The People of the State of New York, represented in

Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows :
Time a. § 1. Every person who shall have been elected superin-
tended.

tendent of the poor of any county in this state, at the annual
election of eighteen hundred and forty-nine, and who shall
have neglected to take the oath of office or give the bond,
within the time and as required by the act entitled “An act
to require superintendents of the poor to give bonds," passed

April 12, 1848, may, within thirty days after the passage of
Bond to be this act, take the oath of office, and execute and file with the

clerk of the county, with sureties to be approved by the
county judge of the county, the bond prescribed by said be-
fore mentioned act. The county judge who approves such

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Oath and

sureties, shall fix the penalty of the bond to be given in such cases.

§ 2. All official acts of such superintendents, up to the policia day of the taking of such oath and the filing of such bond, are hereby declared as valid as if said oath had been taken and said bond filed within the time required by law; and all penalties incurred by any such superintendent, by reason of any such omission, are hereby remitted.

3. Any person having been duly elected to the office of bond declar. superintendent of the poor at the said election, and having od valid at any time since the said election taken the oath and given the bond required by law, is hereby invested with all the powers and duties of the said office, and such oath and bond are hereby declared as valid as if given within the time prescribed by said act. § 4. Superintendents of the poor, hereafter to be elected, Time of fin.

", ing bond. may have until the first day of January next after the election, to take the oath of office and file their official bond.

$ 5. It shall be the duty of the board of supervisors of the Penalty of several counties to fix the penalty of the bonds of superin- fixed by su. tendents of the poor, at their next annual session; and the sureties may be approved by the county clerk, in the recess of the board of supervisors.

§ 6. This act shall take effect immediately.

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Chap 13.
AN ACT for the relief of John Tice, Samuel Shelland,

Alfred White, late commissioners of highways of the town
Seward, and Peter Hynds, late overseer of highways in
the said town.
Passed February 15, 1850, “ three-fifths being present."

The People of the State of New York, represented in
Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows :

§ 1. John Tice, Samuel Shelland, Alfred White, late Amount of commissioners of highways of the town of Seward in the be paid. county of Schoharie, and Peter Hynds, late overseer of highways in said town, shall be paid in manner hereinafter provided, the amount of a judgment recovered against them in the late court of common pleas of the county of Schoharie, by Luther Calkins, on the twenty-ninth day of October, one thousand eight hundred and forty-six, for damages and costs,

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one hundred and twelve dollars and fifty-three cents; and also

the amount of costs and expenses incurred by them for attorCosts and expenses.

ney, counsel and witness fees, and necessary disbursements in the defence of the suit wherein such judgment was recovered against them, not exceeding one hundred and sixtyfive dollars, with interest on said judgment from the date of its recovery, and upon the amount of such costs and expenses from the time they were paid by them; but no such amount or claim shall be audited or levied upon said town of Seward by the supervisors of the county of Schoharie, unless the inhabitants of said town of Seward shall, by a vote taken at an annual town meeting, determine and decide that such judgment, costs and expenses, ought to be paid by said town, to said John Tice, Samuel Shelland, Alfred White,

and Peter Hynds. Manner of $ 2. Such vote shall be taken in the following manner : taking vote.

The justices of the peace holding such election, shall cause two columns to be prepared opposite the electors' names upon the poll-list kept at such election; such columns to be headed, the one “ Yes,” the other “ No;" and the several electors voting, shall vote viva voce “ Yes,” or “ No," upon the question proposed in the first section of this act. And the clerks of the board shall keep an account of such voters, by marking in the column opposite the elector's name, the heading of which shall correspond with such vote; and if a majority of all the electors voting, in manner aforesaid, shall vote “ Yes,then the aforesaid claim and account shall be audited by the board of town auditors of the town of Seward, and the amount allowed shall be included in the next an

nual tax to be levied and raised upon the town, in the same Tax, how manner as other town charges are directed to be levied and collected.

raised; and when collected, the same shall be paid to said John Tice, Samuel Shelland, Alfred White, and Peter Hynds.

§ 3. This act shall take effect immediately.

Chap. 14.
AN ACT authorizing school district number six in the town

of Lyons to collect a tax voted by them, in instalments.
Passed February 15, 1850, “three-fifths being present.”

The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows:

§ 1. It shall be the duty of the trustees of school district Trustecs number six in the town of Lyons, and they shall have power tax without any further vote of the voters or taxable inhabitants of such district, to assess, and issue their warrants according to law for collecting in three instalments, a tax upon the taxable property and inhabitants of said district, of the sum of two thousand three hundred and ninety dollars and seventyeight cents, which was voted at a special meeting of the voters of said district, on the fourteenth, sixteenth and twenty-second days of January in the year one thousand eight hundred and fifty, to be raised for fuel, furniture, repairs, insurance, contingent expenses, and teacher's wages in said district, for the term of one year from the first day of December in the year one thousand eight hundred and forty-nine inclusive, on or before the following dates respectively to wit: for collecting the first instalment, amount- First instal. ing to seven hundred and ninety-six dollars and ninety-two ment. cents, on or before the twenty-first day of February, one thousand eight hundred and fifty; for collecting the second instalment, amounting to seven hundred and ninety-six dol- Second. lars and ninety-three cents, on or before the twenty-first day of June next; and for collecting the third instalment, amounting to seven hundred and ninety-six dollars and ninety-three Third. cents, on or before the twenty-first day of October next.

§ 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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