CHAPTER 52

APPROPRIATION

TO PAY EXPENSES OF PUBLICATION OF UNPUBLISHED DECISIONS OF THE LATE CHANCELLOR JOSIAH O. WOLCOTT

AN ACT APPROPRIATING CERTAIN MONEYS OUT OF THE STATE TREASURY TO PAY THE EXPENSES OF THE PUBLICATION OF AN ADDITIONAL VOLUME OF UNPUBLISHED DECISIONS OF JOSIAH 0. WOLCOTT, LATE CHANCELLOR OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE.

WHEREAS, by Act of this Assembly (42 Delaware Laws, Chapter 147) Daniel F. Wolcott and Josiah 0. Wolcott, Jr., were authorized and requested to publish the decisions of the Court of Chancery, the Orphans' Courts in the respective Counties, and appeals in the Supreme Court from the Court of Chancery and Orphans' Courts, which in the case of the Court of Chancery and the Orphans' Courts of the respective Counties were determined during the lifetime of the late Chancellor Josiah 0. Wolcott, and in the case of the Supreme Court were determined or pending on appeal from the Court of Chancery or the Orphans' Courts during the lifetime of the late Chancellor Josiah 0. Wolcott, said Report to be known as Volume XXII, Delaware Chancery Reports ; and

WHEREAS the sum of Sixteen Hundred Dollars ($1600.00) was appropriated out of the general fund of the State Treasury to cover the expense of the publication of said Report ; and

WHEREAS, the said Daniel F. Wolcott and Josiah 0. Wolcott, Jr., have published Volume XXII, Delaware Chancery Reports in accordance with said Act ; and

WHEREAS it now appears that there are cases decided in the Court of Chancery, Orphans' Courts in the respective Counties, and the Supreme Court, as aforesaid, not reported in Volume XXII, Delaware Chancery Reports, which are sufficient to fill an additional volume of Delaware Chancery Reports; and

WHEREAS no moneys have been appropriated out of the State Treasury for the payment of the expense of the publication of such additional volume; and

WHEREAS it is considered desirable that such additional volume be published,

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ENACTED BY THE SENATE AND HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE IN GENERAL ASSEMBLY MET:

Section 1. That Daniel F. Wolcott and Josiah 0. Wolcott, Jr., be and they are hereby authorized and requested to prepare for publication, and publish, such decisions of the Court of Chancery, the Orphans' Courts in the respective Counties, and appeals in the Supreme Court from the Court of Chancery and Orphans' Courts, which in the case of the Court of Chancery and the Orphans' Courts of the respective Counties were determined during the lifetime of the late Chancellor Josiah 0. Wolcott, and in the case of the Supreme Court were determined or pending on appeal from the Court of Chancery or the Orphans' Courts during the lifetime of the late Chancellor Josiah 0. Wolcott, which have not been previously published by the said Daniel F. Wolcott and Josiah 0. Wolcott, Jr., in Volume XXII, Delaware Chancery Reports, as an additional volume of Reports, to be known as Volume XXIII, Delaware Chancery Reports, said Report to be published upon the same terms and subject to the requirements of Section 4256 of the Revised Code of the State of Delaware of 1935, except as to the number of pages to be contained in such volume.

Section 2. That when the said Volume XXIII shall have been published, two hundred copies of the same shall be deposited in the State Library at Dover for the use of the State, and upon the certificate of the State Librarian of such deposit, the State Treasurer shall pay to the said Daniel F. Wolcott and Josiah 0. Wolcott, Jr., Sixteen Hundred Dollars ($1600.00) out of the general fund of the State Treasury, not otherwise appropriated, to cover the expenses of the publication of the said Report.

Approved April 15, 1943.