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county of Saratoga beginning in the middle of a public highway in the town of Greenfield south of and adjoining the late dwelling house of George Shove, esquire, deceased, thence easterly along the middle of the said highway to a place where the same intersects a public highway between the dwelling houses of Jeremiah Eddy and Waterman Carpenter, thence due east to the east line of the said town of Greenfield, from thence easterly on a straight line to a place on the west bank of the Hudson-river in the town of Northumberland called Flat-Rock, thence due east to the county of Washington, thence northerly on the division line between the counties of Washington and Saratoga to the northeast corner of the said town of Greenfield, thence westerly along the north line thereof to the northwest corner thereof, thence southerly along the west line thereof to a place due west from the place of beginning, and from thence on a straight line due east to the place of beginning, shall be and hereby is erected into a separate town by the name of Hadley; and that the first town meeting in the said town of Hadley shall be held at the dwelling house of Daniel Ashley in said town; and that all the remaining part of the said town of Greenfield shall be and remain a separate town by the name of Greenfield; and that all the remaining part of the said town of Northumberland, shall be and remain a separate town by the name of Northumberland; and that the next annual town meeting to be held in the said towns of Greenfield and Northumberland shall be held at the places to which they respectively stand adjourned.

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An ACT to divide the Town of Providence, in the County of Saratoga.

Passed 13th March, 1801,

E it enacted by the People of the State of New-York, re

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the first Monday of April next, all that part of the town of Providence in the county of Saratoga beginning at a place on the west line of said town six miles from the southwest corner thereof, thence easterly on a straight line parallel with the south line of the said town to the east bounds thereof, thence northerly along the east line of said town of Providence to the northeast corner thereof, thence westerly along the north bounds of said town to the northwest corner thereof, thence southerly along the west bounds of said town to the place of beginning, shall be and hereby is erected into a separate town, by the name of Northfield; and the first town meeting in the said town

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of Northfield, shall be held at the dwelling house of James Goodwin in said town; and that all the remaining part of the said town of Providence, shall be and remain a separate town by the name of Providence.

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Fees.

CHA P. CXC.

An ACT regulating the Fees of the several Officers and
Ministers of Justice within this State.

No greater or I.
other fee or
reward to be
taken than

the following.

BE

Passed 8th April, 1801.

E it enacted by the People of the State of New-York, represented in Senate and Assembly, That no officer or other person shall exact, demand or ask, or be allowed any greater or other fee or reward, for or in respect of any service hereafter to be done or performed, than such as is herein after specified, that is to say:

In the COURT for the TRIAL of IMPEACHMENTS and CORRECTION of ERRORS.

The Clerk's Fees.

Clerk's fees. For reading and filing the writ, return and record, thirtyseven and an half cents.

Filing every affidavit or other proceeding, twelve and an half cents.

Entering every rule, nineteen cents.

Every certified copy of a rule, nineteen cents.

Entering every appearance, twelve and an half cents.
Entering every judgment or dismission, twenty-five

cents.

Entering the judgment and remittitur on the roll, for
each sheet containing seventy-two words, twelve
and an half cents.

The seal to any record or process, fifty cents.
Copies of records, pleadings and other proceedings,
for each sheet containing ninety words, nine cents.
Taxing a bill of costs, fifty cents.

The Cryer's Fees.

Cryer's fees. In each cause, thirty-seven and an half cents.
In the COURT of CHANCERY.

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The Master's Fees.

Mafter's fees. For every summons, thirty-seven and an half cents. Copies of all charges and discharges brought in before the master, for each sheet containing ninety words, nine cents.

For scheduling writings, for each sheet of such schedule
containing ninety words, nine cents.

Every report in pursuance of an order made upon
hearing a cause, one dollar and twenty-five cents.
Every other report made upon petition or motion
only, sixty-two and an half cents.

Taking and drawing the acknowledgment or proof
of a deed or mortgage, thirty-seven and an half
cents; a lease and release to be considered as one
deed.

For drawing every report, for each sheet containing
ninety words, twelve and an half cents.

Every copy thereof, each sheet as aforesaid, nine

cents.

Swearing a defendant to an answer or plea, or swear-
ing a witness, or taking an affidavit, twelve and an
half cents.

Signing every exhibit brought before him, twelve
and an half cents.

The caption and writing of every recognizance,
thirty-seven and an half cents.

Taxing every bill of costs before a decree, thirty-seven
and an half cents.

Taxing a bill of costs after a decree, seventy-five

cents.

And all costs of the party plaintiff, including officer's fees, whensoever costs shall be directed to be taxed shall be taxed in one bill only, and in like manner all the costs of the party defendant, including officer's fees, shall be taxed in one bill only, and only one fee shall be allowed for any such one taxation. And where monies are ordered by the court to be put out by a master, or where an estate is ordered to be sold by a master, and where the master is ordered to take an account of an estate, or between partners in trade, the chancellor shall make such 'allowance to the master for the same as he shall judge reasonable. The Register's Fees.

For drawing all rules and orders, for each sheet contain-
ing ninety words, nineteen cents, and entering the
same, for each sheet, nine cents.
Reading and filing every report, petition or other
paper, twelve and an half cents.

Copies of all rules, orders, reports, affidavits, re-
cords and proceedings, for each sheet containing
ninety words, nine cents.

Every certificate, nineteen cents.

Entering a cause for hearing, twelve and an half

cents.

Making or certifying notes for the causes that stand
for hearing, for grounding a subpœna to hear judg-
ment, for each cause, nineteen cents.

Register's fees

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For drawing every decree, for each sheet containing ninety words, nineteen cents; but no record, writing, report, order or proceeding to be inserted therein verbatim, or in hæc verba, shall be computed as any part of such draft.

Engrossing every decree including all reports, orders and other proceedings, records and writings inserted therein, for each sheet containing ninety words, and including parchment twelve and an half cents.

Entering every dismission, fifty cents.

Examining and signing every decree, and attending the chancellor to get the same signed by him, one dollar.

Searching for any order or decree, for every year in which such search is made, six cents.

Entering all attachments and proclamations, nine cents for each person.

Entering every amerciament, nineteen cents. Entering an appearance upon process of contempt, twelve and an half cents.

Engrossing all depositions, exhibits, records and pleadings to be exemplified, for each sheet containing ninety words, nine cents.

The Clerk's Fees.

Clerk's fees. For sealing every writ, twenty-five cents.

Drawing and engrossing every subpoena or attachment, including parchment, sixty-two and an half

cents.

Drawing all other writs and commissions when done by him, for every sheet containing ninety words, nineteen cents, and engrossing when done by him, for each sheet, including parchment, twelve and an half cents.

Entering the defendant's appearance and certificate thereof, and serving the same twenty-five cents; and if two or more defendants appear at one time no more than one fee for entering and certifying their appearance shall be allowed.

Copies of all bills, answers and other pleadings whatsoever, for each sheet containing ninety words, six

cents.

Meeting to settle commissioners, on joining in commission, fifty cents.

Every certificate that pleadings are filed, costs of contempt paid, or other matter necessary to be certified, twelve and an half cents.

Filing every bill, answer, plea, replication, rejoinder, demurrer, or other pleading, twelve and an half

cents.

For entering a rule to answer, reply or rejoin, or other
rule in the rule book, and copy thereof, and serving
on the clerk of the opposite party, twenty-five cents.
Entering receipt of rule to answer, reply or rejoin,
or other rule in the rule book, and making and
serving a copy of the rule on the solicitor, twenty-
five cents.

Searching for any bill, answer or other pleading, for
every year in which such search is made, six cents.
Attending master with rule book, on taxing costs,
twenty-five cents.

Attending court on hearing with the pleadings,
whether they are read or not, fifty cents.

The Examiner's Fees.

fees.

For taking the examination of every deponent, for each Examiner's
sheet containing ninety words, twenty-five cents.
Making a fair copy of the same on paper for the
witness to sign, for each sheet twelve cents.
Certifying every exhibit shown to a witness on his
examination, twenty-five cents.

Copies of all depositions, exhibits and interrogatories,
when required, for each sheet containing ninety
words, twelve cents.

Attending court with depositions and exhibits, one
dollar.

Administering an oath or taking an affidavit, twelve
cents and five mills.

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The Counsel's Fees.

For a retaining fee in each cause, three dollars and seven- Counsel's fees ty-five cents; but a retaining fee shall not be tax

ed or allowed to the same person both as coun-
sellor and solicitor in the same cause.

Perusing and signing every bill, answer, plea, demur-
rer, and other special pleadings, interrogatories and
exceptions, if not done by the person acting as so-
licitor in the same cause, two dollars and fifty cents.
Every motion of course before the chancellor, fifty
cents; but no motion to be allowed for common
process, nor for rules to answer, reply, rejoin, pro-
duce or examine witnesses, or for publication or the
like, which are to be issued or entered of course
by the clerks.

Every special motion, one dollar and twenty-five cents.
Arguing every plea or demurrer, three dollars and
seventy-five cents.

Arguing before the master upon exceptions, or other
special matter, two dollars and fifty cents.

Arguing before the chancellor upon petition or ex-
ceptions, two dollars and fifty cents.

Arguing upon the final hearing of any cause, five

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