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taining the same to be legibly stamped or marked with said inspector's official stamp or mark. When stored above the cellar or basement of any store or building, and in barrels of not over forty-five gallons each, or metallic vessels or tanks, for convenience of retailing, the quantity of such refined oil so stored shall not exceed the contents of ten barrels. When packed in hermetically sealed metallic packages, the quantity so stored shall not exceed one hundred barrels. When stored in cellars or basements surrounded by walls of brick or stone, and at least two feet below the level of the sidewalk, street or land adjacent, the quantity so stored shall not exceed the contents of one hundred and fifty barrels, unless stored in warehouses specially adapted for that purpose, as provided under section two of this act; provided, also, that no quantity of said oils greater than five barrels shall be kept or stored in any building occupied in any part thereof as a dwelling. Benzine or naptha may be kept or stored under the provisions of this section as follows: When stored above the cellar or basement, the quantity so stored shall not exceed the contents of ten barrels; when stored in the cellar or basement the quantity so stored shall not exceed the contents of ten barrels; when stored in a building, any part of which may be occupied as a dwelling, the quantity so stored shall not exceed three barrels, provided, nevertheless, that nothing in this act contained shall prevent the storage of crude or refined petroleum in wrought-iron tanks detached from any building, and specially adapted to that purpose, or in other tanks, so constructed that the top shall be at least two feet below the level of the street or adjoining land, and covered with at least one foot of earth, when such tanks are appurtenant to or connected with a refinery, with the approval of the inspectors of buildings, fire marshal or other proper authorities.

S 2. The seventh section of the said act is hereby amended so as to read as follows:

$ 7. The mayor and common council, or other proper authorities in any city in the State of New York, not provided for by this act, shall, by ordinances or resolutions, provide for the proper enforcement of the provisions of this act, and such fines as are imposed and collected, after the payment of the necessary expenses of prosecution, are to be devoted to the poor in the places where such fines shall be collected, except in the cities of Brooklyn and New York where such fines shall go to the widows' and orphans' fund of the fire department of said cities, and except also, in the city of Buffalo, where such fines shall be paid by the officers collecting them to the treasurer of the fireman's benevolent association, of the city of Buffalo, for the use and benefit of such associa tion. S 3. This act shall take effect immediately.

Ante, p. 549.

Duty of city authorities.

of library.

CHAP 882.
AN ACT to establish a Law Library in the Fourth Judi-

cial District.

PASSED May 9, 1866; three-fifths being present. The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows:

S 1. There shall be a law library for the fourth judicial dis- Location trict located at such place as a majority of the justices of said district shall appoint, which shall be known as the law library of the fourth judicial district; and until the majority of said justices shall otherwise determine, it shall be located in the city of Schenectady.

$ 2. The justices of the supreme court of the fourth judicial Justices district for the time being shall be ex officio trustees of the trustees. said law library, and the same shall be under the care and management of the said trustees; and it shall be the duty of Duties. the said justices, by a majority of their said number, from time to time to make orders, rules and regulations touching the care, management, protection and due preservation of the said library, and prescribe penalties for the violation thereof, and may sue for and recover such penalties for violation thereof, and may maintain actions for injuries to said library. They may procure proper furniture for said library, hire suitable rooms, appoint a suitable librarian, provide fuel and lights, and defray all incidental expenses of the care and management of said library. $ 3. All

appropriations made for said library shall be paid Appropria to said trustees, to be by them disbursed in the purchase of whom books for said library. The said trustees shall report annually to the trustees of the state library the catalogue of books Report to in the said library, and the state and condition thereof. The state trustees of the state library are hereby authorized to place in the library hereby founded, any duplicates of books in their possession not needed in the state library.

$ 4. Any person who shall willfully injure any of the books, Penalty, furniture or property of said library shall be guilty of a mis- injury to demeanor.

$ 5. The sum of five thousand dollars is hereby appropriated to the use of the said library, which sun the treasurer priated. is hereby required to pay on the warrant of the comptroller.

S 6. This act shall take effect immediately.

paid, etc.

trustees of

library.

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INDEX.

Page.

Page.
Abatement by death,
477 Affidavits, in criminal cases,

700
Abolition of slavery,
500, 595 Agreements, to be in writing,

162
Academies,

Agents,
funds for,
57 for foreign insurance,..

578
to procure apparatus,
57 commercial, to take proofs,

98, 482
instructing teachers,
364 Agricultural companies,

455
Acknowledgment,

Allowance, in actions,

289, 555, 859
of foreign papers,.....
98, 482 Allegany Indians, . .

235
of written instruments,

495 Albany,
Accounts,

capitol in,.....

786
of county officers,
145 harbor-master,

726
of town officers,

84 police district,

501, 721, 747
military,
146 Aliens, unclaimed baggage,..

262
of trustees,
700 Almshouses, exempt from taxes,

704
Accounting,

Amendments,
by supervisors,
321, 771 to state constitution,...

223
by administrators,

233, 583, 700 to United States constitution,. 500, 595
by town-clerks,

322 to proceedings on mandamus,. 140
by health officer,
118 Amherst, bridge at,......

108
by school trustees,.

338 Animals,
Actions,

health of,

776, 815
joinder of, ...
134 cruelty to,

796
notice of pendency,
231 Antietam cemetery,..

263
limitation of,...
134 Annuity to Indians,

149
to recover lands,..

477 Appeals,
for deceit, arrest on,.
135 from surrogate,...

233
against soldiers,..
366 offer of judgment,

139
by pilot commissioners,

579
among the Indians,

67
to enforce school law,
361 on canal contracts,.

245
Administrators,

from justices,...

290, 556, 856
special, to deposit money,.
232 from health officer,

120
may be attached, ...
233 under school law,..

131, 359
notice of appointment,
233 from town auditors,

867
fees of,...
126 on constitutional questions,

549
counsel fees to,..

127 bond and stay on,..... 138, 555, 662, 861
accounting by,.
233, 583, 700 return to,

138, 662, 861
sales by,..

126, 142, 234 Appeals, court of,
appeal from appointment,
233 appeals to,

495
security by, .
234 crier for,

237
to account for interest,
234 opinions of,

520
public, ...
838 terms of court,

550
Administration,

funds in,..
when executor entitled to,.
234 preferred causes,

134, 550
on non-residents,..

144 Appraisals,
letters to relatives,..

for railroads, ....

368
to married women,.
125 for school-house sites,

834
Adjutant-General,..
542 Appraisers, on canals,..

870
Adulterated Milk, .
301 | Appointments, of notaries,.

226

88

125

Appointments, continued :
Page.

Page.
of police commissioners,. 227, 501, 749 Black River improvement,.
of special administrator,.
233 Blind institution,..

531
of trustees of Willard asylum,. 469 Boards, [See Supervisors.]
Armories for militia,
153 of health,

122, 674
Arms for militia,
92, 257 of education,

350
Arrests,

of excise,

781
by police,
273, 509, 753 of police,

266, 501, 748
under health law,

685 canal,

53, 79, 868, 870
on Sunday,

698 Boarding station at quarantine, ... 113, 534
in actions for deceit,.

135 Boats,
trespassing on oyster beds,.

168
liens on,

287
Arsenals, state,
260 in police district,

743
Assessors,

Bonds,
election of,

671 in anticipation of tax,.
number for each town,
497, 671 by town auditors,

43
Assessment of taxes,

487 by counties for bounty,
Assembly districts,
787 when evidence of debt,.

48
Asylums,

on appeal from surrogate,

233
inebriate, ...
240, 464, 795 of county treasurer,

252, 807
for the insane,
81, 469, 583 of State, interest on,

375
for insane convicts,.

81, 584 by supervisors,.... 47, 319, 697, 771
juvenile, .
76 and stocks of the State,

711
Attachment,

by auctioneers,.
against administrátor,...

232 by towns for railroads,
under the code,

858 Bounties to volunteers, 41, 42, 49, 56, 76, 85, 140
Attendants on court of appeals,

237 Brandy making, companies for,
Attorneys,

Brands, fraud in using,.
in justices' courts,..

295 Bribery of officers,
of other states, .

706 | Bridges,
for the Indians,

143, 147
repair of,....

485, 823
Auction duties,...

239, 774 over canals, 83, 92, 99, 102, 108, 109, 111
by commissioners of emigration,..... 262

146, 164, 166
Auctioneers to give bonds,..

775 Brooklyn,
Auditing military accounts,
146 arsenal in,....

260
Auditors,

detention of prisoners in,

84
of town accounts, .
84 law library in,

161
may borrow money,

20 Buffalo,
annual meetings,
286 law library in,....

143
statements by,

286 to convey slip to the State,
appeals from,

867 Bureau of military statistics, 77, 229, 573
Auditor of canals,

868 books to be kept open,

chief of, and his duty,
Baggage of aliens,.

262 objects of, .
Baldwinsville canal, .
165 annual reports,

230
Banks,

Bureau of military record created, and its
of savings,..

238

duties,
deposits by,
105, 174, 453 auxiliaries,

573
loans by,

105, 238, 540 records of towns,
under United States laws,.
441 funds from counties,

575
department,
488 pay for services,....

575
securities with,.

96 a staff department,
quorum of directors,.

50 Buildings, unsafe and noxious,.
liability of stockholders,

128 Burglary, defined,...
tax on,

444, 826, 828 Butter
insolvent,
669 manufactory,.....

300, 478
closing business,
723 marks on casks,

521
safety fund,..

777 Buits for malt liquor..
duty of receivers,

128, 669 Buying and selling, office,
Ballston, arsenal in,

260
Battery,

Canals,
enlargement,
569 Baldwinsville,

165
sale of, to United States,
876 contracts for repairs,.

244, 868
Barrels for malt liquors,

250 Clark and Skinner canal,
Bills of exchange, protest of,.
449, 467 encroachments on,

582, 791
Binghamton, added to,

173 appeals as to contracts,
Birds, preservation of,
158, 299, 852 boats, liens on,

287
Births and deaths, report of,
681 canal auditor,..

868

573, 793

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