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Resolved, further, That as a mark of respect and esteem we will in a body attend his funeral at Laurel, to-morrow, the 12th inst.

Adopted at Dover, May 11, 1891.

CHAPTER 362.

Joint Resolution in relation to Essie Cathcart, an Idiot.

Preamble.

Whereas, under and by virtue of the act entitled “An act to provide for the idiotic children of the State of Delaware," passed at Dover, February 22, 1861, Essie Cathcart was, on the 20th day of June, A. D. 1861, placed in the Pennsylvania Institute for Feeble-minded Children, at Elwyn, Pennsylvania, as a feeble-minded child, who might be benefited by admission into said institute;

And whereas the said Essie Cathcart still remains in said institute, although she has long since ceased to be a child, and is now hopelessly and incurably idiotic, and if suffered to remain in said institute she will prevent others being sent who might be benefited thereby; therefore

Be it resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met:

Essie Cathcart.

Removal of That the superintendent of the Delaware State Hospital at

Farnhurst is hereby authorized and directed to visit the said
Pennsylvania Institute and remove the said Essie Cathcart
therefrom and place her in the Delaware State Hospital at
Farnhurst.

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Resolved, That the State Treasurer pay the expenses of removing the said Essie Cathcart from the Pennsylvania Institute to the Delaware State Hospital at Farnhurst out of any moneys in the treasury and not otherwise appropriated.

Adopted at Dover, May 14, 1891.

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CHAPTER 363.

Joint Resolution in regard to printing the School Bill known as “The Free

Text Books Bill."

Be it resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met, as follows:

State to
have "Free
Text Book
Bill" printed

1. Auditor.

That the Secretary of State be and he is hereby authorized Secretary of to have one thousand copies of House bill No. 114, known have a free as “The Free Text Books Bill," printed and bound at once in the least expensive manner possible consistent with durability, and when the same shall have been printed and delivered to him he shall deliver the same to the Auditor of AC- To deliver to counts, whose duty it shall be to immediately mail to each can clerk of a school district and to every secretary of consoli- Distribution dated districts in this State one copy of said bill, and to each member of the present General Assembly five copies thereof, and he shall keep the remainder after he has distributed the copies required by this resolution, and shall mail or give the same to all persons who shall apply for them, either in person or by letter, and who in his discretion are entitled thereto.

That upon the presentation of the account for printing Cost of printand binding the bill hereby authorized to be printed and binding,etc., bound, duly certified to and approved by the Secretary of how paid. State, the State Treasurer be and he is hereby authorized and empowered to pay the said account out of any moneys not otherwise appropriated in the State Treasury.

Adopted at Dover, May 14, 1891.

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CHAPTER 364.

Joint Resolution authorizing the State Treasurer to collect the rents of

and make necessary repairs to certain property belonging to the State, and to collect interest due the State from Sussex County.

urer author

lect rents of certain

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of

the State of Delaware in General Assembly met: State Treas. That the State Treasurer be and he is hereby authorized ized to col- and directed to demand, receive and collect of and from the

several tenants and occupants of the property now belonging property. to the State of Delaware and purchased by the State of Del.

aware from the late Dr. Isaac Jump, any rents which may be due from said tenants or occupants, or which inay hereafter

become due from them. Repairs. Resolved further, That the State Treasurer be and he is

hereby authorized and empowered to cause to be made and done all necessary and proper repairs to the houses and fences on said property and to pay for the same out of any moneys

belonging to the State of Delaware. State. Treas. Resolved further, That the State Treasurer be and he is lect interest hereby authorized and directed to demand, collect and receive *** from Sussex county any interest which may be due and

owing, or which may hereafter become due and owing, from the said county to the State of Delaware.

Adopted at Dover, May 14, 1891.

State Treas.

due from Sussex county.

CHAPTER 365.
Joint Resolution to pay the Clerks of the Peace for Distributing Ballots for

the Constitutional Convention Election.
Whereas the bill authorizing the payment of the Clerks
of the Peace of the several counties for preparing and have
ing printed tickets for the election for or against a constitu-

Preamble.

RESOLUTIONS.

tional convention contains no provision for the payment for that service; therefore

Be it resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met :

That the State Treasurer be and he is hereby authorized to Pay of pay to the Clerks of the Peace for all legitimate expenses in distributing said tickets.

Adopted at Dover, May 14, 1891.

Clerks of the
Peace,

CHAPTER 366.
Joint Resolution authorizing the Collection of any Claims this State may

have against the United States.
Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of
the State of Delaware in General Assembly met:

That James L. Wolcott shall have full authority for the Collection of State of Delaware to apply for and collect any claim the said claims State may have against the United States and to execute re-against the ceipts or acquittances for the same; provided, however, that States. the same shall be done without any expense to or future

Proviso.

authorized and empowered to employ, at his own expense, such person or persons as he may deem necessary to ascer

ion,

sation for his services the State Treasurer shall pay him " twenty-five per cent. on all such claim or claims which

all such claim or claims which accrued between the first day of January, A. D. 1860, and the first day of January, A. D. 1880. There shall accompany the payment of any moneys Statement to which may be paid into the State Treasury under this reso- accompany lution a statement showing the period to which it belongs, and the State Treasurer shall thereupon immediately draw a draft for the payment of the commissions on the amount or amounts collected.

Adopted at Dover, May 15, 1891.

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CHAPTER 367.
Joint Resolution to rescind the joint resolution entitled “Joint resolution in

relation to Adjournment sine die.

tion in rela

Be it resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives

of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met: Joint resolu- That the joint resolution entitled "Joint resolution in retion to ada" lation to adjournment sine die"' be and the same is hereby

. rescinded, and that the session is hereby extended to and until twelve o'clock, noon, Saturday, May 16, next.

Adopted at Dover, May 15, 1891.

journment sine die re. scinded.

CHAPTER 368.

Joint Resolution appointing Directors on the part of the State for the

Farmers' Bank of the State of Delaware.

Farmers' Bank ap. pointed.

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of

the State of Delaware in General Assembly met: Directors of That the following named persons be and they are hereby . appointed Directors of the Farmers' Bank of the State of

Delaware and its branches on the part of the State, agreeably to the act of the General Assembly in such case made and provided.

For the principal bank at Dover: Peter K. Meredith, John W. Casson and George H. Gildersleve.

For the branch at Wilmington: Henry C. Conrad, James Bradford and William Bowe.

For the branch at New Castle: James T. Eliason; David Boulden and David W. Elkinton.

Names of
Directors.

For the branch at Georgetown: Samuel H. Messick, Chas. W. McFee and William B. Tomlinson.

Adopted at Dover, May 15, 1891.

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