AUTHORIZING SATISFACTION OF LIEN ON LANDS OF THE LIONS CLUB OF SMYRNA
AN ACT AUTHORIZING AND DIRECTING THE -LEVY COURT COMMISSIONERS OF KENT COUNTY TO SATISFY A MORTGAGE UPON TILE LANDS OF THE LIONS CLUB OF SMYRNA, DELAWARE.
WHEREAS, Benton V. Weldon and wife, executed a mortgage in the sum of One Hundred Fifty Dollars ($150.00) on certain lands on Frazier Street, in the Town of Smyrna, on December 17, 1886 and which is of record in the Office of the Recorder of Deeds in and for Kent County, in Mortgage Record Y, Volume 1, Page 477, to John Anthony, and
WHEREAS, John Anthony assigned said mortgage to Julia H. Weldon by an assignment which is of record in the Recorder of Deeds aforesaid in Mortgage Record B, Volume 2, Page 118, and
WHEREAS, Julia H. Weldon assigned said mortgage to the State of Delaware for the use of Kent County, by an assignment which is of record in the Recorder of Deeds aforesaid, in Assignment Record A, Volume 1, Page 270, and
WHEREAS, the lands covered by said mortgage are now owned by the Lions Club of Smyrna, Delaware, a corporation of the State of Delaware, and said lands are devoted to the use of The Public as a Youth Center, and
WHEREAS, more than fifty years have passed since said mortgage was assigned to the State of Delaware for the use of Kent County, and it is impossible to determine whether the mortgage has been paid or if There is anything still due thereon, and said mortgage constitutes a lien on said land, 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 Levy Court Commissioners of Kent County be and hereby are authorized and directed to cause the mortgage executed by Benton V. Weldon and wife, of record in the Office of the Recorder of Deeds in and for Kent County in Mortgage Record Y, Volume 1, Page 477, to be cancelled and satisfied of record.
Approved June 4, 1951.