CHAPTER 7 - GRANT TO THE PHILADELPHIA, BALTIMORE AND WASHINGTON RAILROAD COMPANY

AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE GRANTING TO THE PHILADELPHIA, BALTIMORE AND WASHINGTON RAILROAD COMPANY, ITS SUCCESSORS AND ASSIGNS, THE UNINTERRUPTED RIGHT IN PERPETUITY TO SWING THE WIRES AND CABLES AND APPURTENANCES OF ITS ELECTRIC POWER TRANSMISSION LINE OVER AND ABOVE A PIECE OF LAND OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met:

Section 1. That the Governor of The State of Delaware be and he is hereby authorized and empowered to grant under the great seal of the State of Delaware, duly attested, unto The Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington Railroad Company, a corporation of the State of Delaware, Maryland and Pennsylvania, its successors and assigns, the uninterrupted right, liberty and privilege in perpetuity to swing the wires and cables and appurtenances of the electric power transmission line of said Railroad Company, its successors and assigns, over and above all that certain triangular piece of land of The State of Delaware, situate in White Clay Creek Hundred, New Castle County and State of Delaware, acquired "for Experimental Purposes in the Interest of Agriculture" by The State of Delaware from The Newark Trust and Safe Deposit Company, a corporation of the State of Delaware, by deed dated July 1, 1907, and recorded in the office of the Recorder of Deeds at Wilmington, Delaware, in deed, record H, Volume 21, page 396, etc., pursuant to an act of the General Assembly approved March 29, 1907, Chapter 50, Volume 24, Laws of Delaware, bounded and described as follows, viz:

BEGINNING at an angle in the Southerly line of land of The Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington Railroad Company and in the westerly line of land now or formerly of A. G. Stroud, at the distance of sixty-seven feet southwardly from a point in and measured at right angles to the line established as the center line of the railroad of said Railroad Company at survey station 2021, plus 38.06, said point in center line being at the distance of two thousand three hundred and forty-two feet, more or less, measured eastwardly along said center line, from another point therein opposite the center of said Railroad Company's Newark Passenger Station; extending from said place of beginning South one degree fifteen minutes East, by said land now or formerly of A. G. Stroud, one hundred and sixty feet and eighteen one-hundredths of a foot to a point; thence North seventy-two degrees thirty-six minutes West, by other land of The State of Delaware, two hundred and seventy feet and eighty-two one-hundredths of a foot to the said southerly line of land of the Railroad Company; and thence North seventy-two degrees forty-five minutes East, along said southerly line of land of the Railroad Company, parallel with and sixty-seven feet southwardly from and measured at right angles to the said center line of railroad, the distance of two hundred and sixty-six feet and ninety-four one-hundredths of a foot to the place of beginning CONTAINING four hundred and seventy-two one-thousandths of an acre, more or less.

Section 2. This act shall be taken to be a public act.

Approved March 20, 1935.