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Enrolled Laws of the Royal Colony of New Jersey
1757-1761

31 May 1757 An Act for regulating Indian Affairs, and to prevent the settling of Deer Traps within the Colony of New-Jersey.

31 May 1757 An Act for Compleating the Regiment, in the Pay of the Colony of New-Jersey to the Number of Five-Hundred effective Men, and making Provision for the same.

31 May 1757 An Act for the Support of Government of his Majesty's Colony of New-Jersey, to commence the Twenty fist day of May, One Thousand Seven Hundred and Fifty Seven, and to end the Twenty first Day of May, One Thousand Seven Hundred and Fifty Eight, and to discharge the publick Debts, and the contingent Charges thereof, and for settling the Quotas in the respective Counties, and levying of a Provincial Tax.

3 June 1757 An Act to enable the Owners and Possessors of a large Tract of Salt Marsh situate in the Township of Greenwich, in the County of Cumberland, called Tindals Island Marsh, to make a Causey and Bridges on the two rod Road laid out from a Point of fast Land on the South Side of Bacons Neck (now the Property of Charles David, Esq;) across the Marsh and Creeks to Tindals Island aforesaid.

3 June 1757 A Supplementary Act to the Act entituled, An Act for better settling and regulating the Militia of this Colony of New-Jersey, for the repelling Invasions, and suppressing Insurrections and Rebellions: As also for continuing such Parts and Clauses, of the said Law as are not altered and amended by this Act.

3 June 1757 An Act for the raising and maintaining One Hundred and Twenty effective Men, for the Defence of the Frontiers of the Colony of New-Jersey.

22 October 1757 An Act for providing an additional Security, to the Frontiers of this Colony.

15 April 1758 An Act for building of Barracks within this Colony, and for preventing spirituous Liquors being sold to common Soldiers, without leave from proper Authority, and for other purposes therein mentioned.

12 August 1758 An Act for altering one Part of a Six-Rod Road, which leads from Perth-Amboy Ferry to Burlington.

12 August 1758 An Act to impower certain Persons to purchase the Claims of the Indians to Land in this Colony.

15 March 1759

An Act for raising One Thousand effective Volunteers, Officers included, for his Majesty's Service in the ensuing Campaign, and making Provision for the same; and for other Purposes therein mentioned.

17 March 1759 An Act for continuing several Acts of the General Assembly of this Colony, which will expire at the End of this present Session by their own Limitations.

17 March 1759 An Act for the Support of Government of his Majesty's Colony of New-Jersey, to commence the Twenty-first Day of May, One Thousand Seven Hundred and Fifty-nine, and to end the Twenty-first Day of May, One Thousand Seven Hundred and Sixty; and to discharge the publick Debts, and contingent Charges thereof; and for Settling the Quotas in the respective Counties, and Levying a Provincial Tax; and for other Purposes therein mentioned.

17 March 1759 An Act to enable John Lawrence, of the City of Burlington, to stop out the Tide from overflowing his Marsh and Meadows adjoining to and on both Sides of Malago Creek or Run, in the Township of Mansfield, and County of Burlington.

25 March 1760 An Act for raising One Thousand effective Volunteers, Officers included, for his Majesty's Service in the ensuing Campaign, and making Provision for the same; and for other Purposes therein mentioned.

28 November 1760 An Act to explain and fix in what Money the Taxes to the respective sinking Funds shall be hereafter paid into the Treasury.

28 November 1760 An Act to ascertain the Proportion of the Money granted, or to be granted by Parliament, to this Colony, in order to lessen the Sinking Funds in each respective County.

5 December 1760

An Act to provide for the Pay of the New-Jersey Regiment, for the Month of November. One Thousand Seven Hundred and Sixty; and other incidental Charges.

7 April 1761 An Act for Naturalizing David Slayback, Henry Luts, Michael Hammer, and John Allison.

7 April 1761 An Act for the Relief of Francis Goelet.

7 April 1761

An Act for obviating Doubts respecting the Acts of Assembly passed last Session; and for confirming the Proceedings of the Court of Justice in this Province, since the Demise of his late Majesty.

7 April 1761 An Act for raising Six Hundred effective Volunteers, Officers included, for his Majesty's Service, and making Provision for the same; and for other Purposes therein mentioned.

8 July 1761 An Act to provide for the Inlisting, Cloathing, and Pay of Sixty-six effective Volunteers, Officers included, to be employed in his Majesty's Service from and after the first Day of November next.

12 December 1761 An Act effectually to prevent Horse-Racing and Gaming in the Province of New-Jersey.

12 December 1761 An Act to impower the Church-Wardens and Vestry-Men of St. Peter's Church, in the City of Perth-Amboy, to raise by Lottery, a Sum of Money for repairing the Church, Parsonage, School-House, and Ferry-House in said City.

12 December 1761

An Act for building a Court-house and Goal in the County of Sussex.

12 December 1761 An Act to amend and revive an Act, entitled, An Act for the Relief of poor distressed Prisoners for Debt.

12 December 1761 An Act for paying sundry incidental Charges.

12 December 1761 An Act to enable the Owners and Possessors of three several Tracts of Tide Meadow and Marsh, lying and adjoining on the North Side of Cohansey Creek, alias Caesaria River, in the County of Cumberland, in the Township of Hopewell, to keep out the Tide from overflowing the same.

12 December 1761 An Act to continue the Support of Government, till the Twenty-first Day of May, One Thousand Seven Hundred and Sixty-Three.

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