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College of Physicians.

FOURTEENTH SESSION. CHAP. XLV. An ACT to enable the Regents of the University to establish a College of Physicians and Surgeons within this State. Passed 24th March, 1791.

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E it enacted by the People of the State of New-York, represented in Senate and Assembly, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the same, That it shall and may be lawful for the regents of the university, if they shall judge it proper and necessary, and they are hereby authorized to establish under their common seal, a college of Physicans and Surgeons, for the sole purpose of promoting medical science, to consist of at least thirteen trustees or members who shall be vested with such powers and privileges as the said regents shall judge best calculated to answer the purposes of such an institution; Provided always, That the amount of the property which the said college shall or may be authorized to hold, shall never exceed in value sixty thousand pounds current money of New-York; and that the said regents reserve to themselves the right of conferring degrees and appointing the professors or teachers of the several branches of the medical science in the said college, and of filling all such vacancies as shall or may arise among the trustees or members thereof; And provided also, That any of the trustees Further of the said college, shall in the discretion of the regents provifo. of the university, be appointed professors and teachers in the said college, any law to the contrary notwithstanding.

porate rights.

II. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, Such college That the college so to be established, shall be forthwith to poffefs corthereafter a corporation, and shall be known by such name as the said regents shall direct and appoint, and shall have, hold and enjoy, to them and their successors, all such powers, rights, privileges and immunities, not inconsistent with the constitution and laws of this state, as shall be for that purpose declared by the said regents in their said act of establishment.

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TWENTIETH SESSION.

CHAP. LXV.

An ACT respecting Union College, and for other Purposes therein mentioned.

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Passed 30th March, 1797.

represented in Senate and Assembly, That it shall be lawful for the trustees of Union college in the town punishments, of Schenectady and state of New-York, or the major part of any thirteen or more of the said trustees, to make or dinances, rules or orders, authorizing the faculty of the said college to inflict on any student thereof the punishment of degradation and suspension; Provided, That the sentence of the faculty shall in every case be submitted to the said trustees at their next meeting after the passing of such sentence, for their approbation or rejection.

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II. And be it further enacted, That the said trustees shall late adjourn have the power to pass ordinances authorising any number of the said trustees at the days appointed for stated or special meetings, when a sufficient number do not attend for forming a quorum, to adjourn from day to day until a quorum shall be obtained.

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IV. And be it further enacted, That the treasurer of this state shall annually on the first Tuesday of July, in every year hereafter, during the pleasure of the legisla ture, pay to the trustees of Columbia college the sum of five hundred dollars, to be appropriated by the said trustees to the preservation of the anatomical museum in the said college, and for procuring additional articles thereto, and for making such allowance as they shall judge proper to the professor of anatomy in said college, for his servi ces in the care and charge of such museum. [THIRD SECTION OBSOLETE.]

TWENTY-THIRD SESSION. CHAP. XIX.
ACT to augment the. Funds of the Trustees of Union
College in the Town of Schenectady.

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16,000 dollars I.
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of Union
college.

Passed the 7th of March, 1800. E it enacted by the People of the State of New-York

the sum

of ten thousand dollars be and the same is hereby given to the trustees of Union college in the town of Schenectady, for the purpose of completing the college edifice which the said trustees have raised in the said town, and of establishing an adequate and permanent fund for the sup

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port of such professorships as are or may be instituted in the said college.

thorized to borrow to that amount on the credit

II. And be it further enacted, That it shall be lawful for Trustees authe said trustees to borrow the said sum of money on the credit of this state, at an interest not exceeding seven per cent per annum, and that the legislature will within ten of this fiate. years make provision for the repayment of the money so to be borrowed, together with the interest that shall have accrued thereon.

III. And be it further enacted, That it shall be lawful for the said trustees, on or before the first day of July next, to make their election, by writing under their common seal, of ten of the lots reserved for promoting literature in this state in and by the act, entitled An act to appropriate the lands set apart to the use of the troops of the line of this state lately serving in the army of the United States, and for other purposes therein mentioned, passed twenty-eighth February, one thousand seven hundred and eighty-nine, and to file such election in the office of the secretary of this state; and it shall be the duty of the commissioners of the land-office to direct letters patent to be prepared and granted to the said trustees, and their successors, for the lots of land so to be elected; Provided however, That the monies to be derived from the sale of the lands hereby granted, in case they shall be sold, shall be invested in public or bank stock, or put out on interest on real security, and the revenue thereof shall for ever hereafter be appropriated to the support of the president and professors of the said college.

TWENTY-FOURTH SESSION. CHAP. LXXI.
An ACT to amend an Act, entitled "An Act to augment the
Funds of the Trustees of Union College in the Town of
Schenectady."

I.

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Passed the 24th March, 1801.

And to felect

10 lots in the Military tract to be approthe fupport of

priated for

faid college.

pay to the

laid trustees annually the ney herein mentioned.

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E it enacted by the People of the State of New-York, Treasurer to represented in Senate and Assembly, That the treasurer of this state shall annually pay to the said trustees the interest on any monies which they may borrow on the credit of this state pursuant to the authority given to them by the act hereby amended.

II. And be it further enacted, That it shall be lawful for the president and directors of the bank of Albany to loan the monies aforesaid to the trustees of the said college, at an annual interest of seven per cent, any thing contained in the act of incorporation of the said bank to the contrary in any wise notwithstanding.

[Note-The 19th sect. of the act 18th sess. ch. 76, and the 24th and 26th sect. of act 19th sess. ch. 57, granting donations to Columbia and Union colleges are obsolete. E.}

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Preamble.

Overfeers of the poor of the town of Clermont to

pay to Robert R. Livingston and others certain mo

nies, to be by

them appropriated to the building a fchool-houfe, &c.

Oxford Academy.

An ACT relative to Oxford Academy.
Passed 7th April, 1800. Sess. 23. ch. cxii.

Schools.

FOURTEENTH SESSION.

CHAP. XLI.

An ACT for building a School-House, and maintaining a
School in the Town of Clermont.

Passed 27th March, 1791.

HEREAS the magistrates, town officers and other

Clermont in the coun

ty of Columbia, have by their petition represented to the legislature, that there are monies in the hands of the overseers of the poor in the said town arising from the excise and from fines which are not wanted for the relief of the poor, and prayed that so much of the said money as may remain in the hands of the said overseers on the first day of April next, and shall not then be wanted for the support of the poor of the said town, may be by law appropriated to the purpose of building a school-house, and maintaining a school master in the same town; and that Robert R. Livingston, Samuel Ten Broeck, John Cooper, William Wilson, Marks Blatner and George Best, or a majority of them, may be authorized and directed to put such law in force; Therefore,

I. Be it enacted by the People of the State of New-York, represented in Senate and Assembly, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the same, That it shall and may be lawful for the overseers of the poor of the said town of Clermont, for the time being, and they are hereby directed to pay to the order of the said Robert R. Livingston, Samuel Ten Broeck, John Cooper, William Wilson, Marks Blatner and George Best, or the majority of them, all such monies arising from the duty of excise and from fines as may remain in the hands of the same overseers, on the said first day of April next, and which may not be then wanted for the support of the poor of the said town; and the said Robert R. Livingston, Samuel Ten Broeck, John Cooper, William Wilson, Marks Blatner and George Best, or the majority of them, are hereby authorized and directed to appropriate the said money to the building of a school-house and maintaining of a school master in such part of the said town, and in such manner as they or the

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major part of them shall judge to be most convenient and beneficial for the inhabitants of the said town, and to purchase or procure a convenient piece of land for that purpose; and they are hereby directed to take the conveyance of such land to the supervisor, town clerk and overseers of the poor of the said town of Clermont for the time being and their successors in office.

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II. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, R. R. LivingtThat the said Robert R. Livingston, Samuel Ten Broeck, ers when reJohn Cooper, William Wilson, Marks Blatner and quired to ac George Best, shall whenever they shall be thereunto re- fupervifor, quired, render an account of their appropriation and dis- town clerk, position of the said money to the supervisor, town clerk and overseers of the poor of the said town of Clermont, for the time being, and as soon as the said monies shall be expended for the purposes aforesaid, then the supervi sor, town clerk and overseers of the poor of the said town of Clermont, for the time being, and their successors in office, shall be and hereby are constituted and appointed trustees to superintend and direct the said school; and it shall be lawful for them from time to time to apply all such monies as may come to the hands of the overseers of the poor for the said town for the time being, and which may not be wanted for the support of the poor of the said town, to the purpose of repairing the said school house and paying a school master for teaching a school therein.

EIGHTEENTH SESSION. CHAP. XXIX. An ACT concerning the Legacy bequeathed by David Jones for the Benefit of a Charity School.

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Passed 24th March, 1795. HEREAS David Jones late of Fort Neck in Queens Preamble, recounty, deceased, in and by his last will and testa citing the legacy of Da ment did give and bequeath unto the charge and care of vid Jones, and the church wardens of the parish of Hempstead in Queens tentions have county aforesaid, for the time being, and to the charge ried into ef and care of their successors for ever, annually chosen by feat. virtue of the act, entitled An act for settling a ministry and raising a maintenance for them in the city of New-York, county of Richmond, Westchester and Queens county, the sum of three hundred pounds current money of New-York, to be lent out on interest on good land security, and the said interest annually applied for ever in the education and instruction of such poor children belonging to the town of Oysterbay as the said church wardens for the time being shall deem proper objects of charity, the said church wardens once in every year on the first Tuesday in May to deliver unto the vestry of the parish of Hempstead, an nually elected by virtue of the said act, a just, true and

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