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STATE OF DELAWARE
AT A SESSION OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY,
COMMENCED AND HELD AT DOVER,
ON TUESDAY, JANUARY 1. A.D. 1895,
IN THE YEAR OF THE INDEPENDENCE OF THE
VOLUME XX-PART I.
LAWS OF DELAWARE.
OF THE STATE LIBRARY.
OF THE STATE LIBRARY.
AN ACT providing for an Addition to the State Library Building.
Addition to State House.
WHEREAS, The present building used for a State Library is entirely inadequace for the purpose for which it is used; and inasmuch as it will not hold the valuable books belonging to the State; and
WHEREAS, It is the duty of the State to preserve for the future the books in the library from destruction and decay; therefore
Be' it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met:
SECTION 1. That John Pyle and William T. Records, rioners ap- John W. Jolls and H. H. McMullen, be and they are hereby pointed
nominated, constituted and appointed commissioners on the part of the State, whose duty it shall be to have erected at. the end of the east wing of the State House an additional room or rooms forty feet long and the width of said east wing of the State House at a cost not to exceed the sum of ten thousand dollars ($10,000). The commissioners hereby appointed shall have all needful power and authority therefor,
including the rearrangement of the interior of the present Powers of library building as well as the building to be erected
They shall advertise for proposals for all work required for the erecsioners.
tion of said building and rearrangement of the present buildContract to ing and award the contract therefor to the lowest responsible bidder.
bidder or bidders, and they shall render their accounts of
expenditures, together with a full report of all their proceedAccounts and report ings, to the next General Assembly; the accounts in the of commis
meantime to be presented to the State Auditor for settlement. The acts of a majority of said commissioners shall be as valid
as if agreed upon by all, and they shall be paid for their serCompensation to com- vices a reasonable compensation to be allowed at the next missioners. session of the General Assembly. In case of a vacancy in the Vacancy. Board by a refusal to act, absence, sickness or otherwise, the
Governor shall have power from time to time to fill such
vacancy. May draw
SECTION 2. That the commissioners shall froin time time Treasurer. have power to draw upon the State Treasurer for such sum.
sioners. State Auditor.