CHAPTER 397

KRUSE SCHOOL

AUTHORIZED TO SELL CERTAIN LANDS

AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE KRUSE SCHOOL TO SELL CERTAIN LANDS AND PREMISES SITUATE IN CHRISTIANA HUNDRED NEW CASTLE COUNTY AND STATE OF DELAWARE, AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION AND DELIVERY OF A DEED FOR THE LANDS SO SOLD, AND AUTHORIZING THE PROCEEDS TO BE DEPOSITED IN THE GENERAL FUND.

WHEREAS, the State of Delaware owns title to lands and premises on which is erected buildings of The Kruse School; and

WHEREAS, the Baltimore and Philadelphia Railroad Company which adjoins said large tract of land of The Kruse School is desirous of buying Fifty one-hundredths (0.50) of an acre of said land, and

WHEREAS, the Trustees of The Kruse School have agreed to sell the hereinafter described tract of land to the said The Baltimore and Philadelphia Railroad Company for the price of Five Hundred Dollars ($500.00), the said Board feeling that the same is an excellent price; NOW, THEREFORE,

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

Section 1. That The Kruse School be and is hereby authorized, empowered and directed to sell to The Baltimore and Philadelphia Railroad Company the aforesaid lands and premises owned by The Kruse School, said lands and premises being described as follows, to wit:

All that certain property situate in New Castle County, Christiana Hundred, Landenburg Junction, State of Delaware, being more particularly described as follows:

BEGINNING at the point of intersection of the southerly property line of The Baltimore and Philadelphia Railroad Company with the line dividing properties of The Kruse School and Eli H. Hoxter, which point is located South 3°46' East, 48.5 feet from a point in the center line between main tracks of said Railroad Company at Station 1637 plus 18.3; thence, along the southerly property line of said Railroad Company, North 66° 06' East, 365.5 feet to a point, said point being South 23° 39' East, and 44 feet from center line between main tracks of said Railroad Company at Station 1633 plus 69.3; thence, continuing along the southerly property line of said Railroad Company, North 65° 12' East, 500.09 feet to a point, said point being South 23° 39' East, and 34 feet distant from the center line between main tracks of said Railroad Company at Station 1628 plus 69.3; thence, continuing along the southerly property line of said Railroad Company, North 70° 38' East 200.56 feet to a point, said point being South 23° 39' East and 49 feet distant from the center line between main tracks of said Railroad Company at Station 1626 plus 69.3; thence, South 64° 58' West, 1076.42 feet to a 2" iron pipe on the line dividing properties of The Kruse School and Eli H. Hoxter; thence, along the above said property dividing line, North 3° 46' West 31.25 feet to the place of BEGINNING, containing 0.50 acres, more or less.

Section 2. 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, and to affix the Great Seal of the State of Delaware to, a deed of conveyance, in the name of the State of Delaware, conveying said lands and premises, in fee simple, to the purchaser thereof, and the President of The Kruse School is hereby authorized to deliver such Deed to said purchaser upon the completion of the payment of the full purchase price therefor; and the proceeds of said sale shall be forthwith deposited by the State Treasurer in the State Treasury to the credit of the General Fund of the State of Delaware.