CHAPTER 4

AUTHORIZING THE CONVEYANCE OF STATE LANDS

AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE CONVEYANCE OF CERTAIN LANDS OWNED BY THE STATE OF DELAWARE SITUATED IN SOUTH MURDERKILL HUNDRED, KENT COUNTY, IN EXCHANGE FOR CERTAIN OTHER LANDS IN SAID HUNDRED REQUIRED FOR STATE HIGHWAY PURPOSES, AND NOW OWNED BY CLARENCE T. POSTLES AND ANNA-BELLE POSTLES, HIS WIFE.

WHEREAS, the State of Delaware is the owner of a small tract of land, situated in South Murderkill Hundred, Kent County and State of Delaware, and described as follows:

All that certain lot or tract of land situated in South Murder-kill Hundred, Kent County and State of Delaware, and more particularly described as follows, to wit:

BEGINNING at the intersection of the center line of the old county road leading from Plymouth to Barratt's Chapel, and the division line between the lands of George F. McGinnis and said lands of the State of Delaware, thence by and with the lands of George F. McGinnis and other lands of the State of Delaware north thirty (30) degrees fourteen (14) minutes east two hundred sixty (260) feet more or less to a point in the southerly right of way line of the new state road leading from Plymouth to Barratt's Chapel; thence along said right of way line south eighty-two (82) degrees twenty-four (24) minutes west one hundred eighty-four (184) feet more or less to a point; thence, tangent to the right three hundred sixty-five (365) feet more or less along an arc of nine hundred eighty and thirty-seven-hundredths (980.37) feet radius, to the point of the intersection of the southerly right of way line of the aforementioned new state road and the center line of the old county road; the aforedescribed arc being parallel to and twenty-five (25) feet from the center line of the new state road leading from Plymouth to Barratt's Chapel; thence along the center line of the old county road and by and with the lands of Clarence T. Postles south sixty-two (62) degrees one (1) minute east five hundred (500) feet more or less to the place of beginning; and containing one and two-hundred-sixty-two-thousandths (1.262) acres, more or less; and

BEING a part of the same lands which were conveyed to The State of Delaware in and by the deed of Samuel H. Lingo and wife, dated March 16, 1936, and recorded in the Recorder's Office at Dover, in and for Kent County aforesaid, in Deed Record Book W. Vol. 14, Page 188.

AND WHEREAS, the State Highway Department of the State of Delaware desires to acquire for The State of Delaware for state highway purposes, certain other lands situated in the Hundred aforesaid, and now owned by Clarence T. Postles and Annabelle Postles, his wife.

AND WHEREAS, the said Clarence T. Postles and Annabelle Postles are willing to make, execute and deliver a good and sufficient deed for the lands owned by them and so desired for highway purposes in exchange for the tract of land owned by the State of Delaware above described, and the State Highway Department desiring to effect said exchange,

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

Section 1. That the Governor and the Secretary of State of the State of Delaware be, and they are hereby authorized and fully empowered to execute, and to acknowledge a deed of conveyance conveying to the said Clarence T. Postles and Annabelle Postles, his wife, the tract of land above described, the said deed to be delivered by the State Highway Department of the State of Delaware to the said Clarence T. Postles and Annabelle Postles in exchange for a good and sufficient deed conveying to The State of Delaware the lands of the said Clarence T. Postles and Annabelle Postles desired by the State of Delaware for highway purposes, free and clear of liens.

Approved May 1, 1939.

State Revenue