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RELATING TO SOIL CONSERVATION DISTRICT FOR SUSSEX COUNTY

AN ACT AUTHORIZING AND DIRECTING THE COMMISSIONERS OF THE LEVY COURT OF SUSSEX COUNTY TO TRANSFER CERTAIN DESCRIBED LAND TO THE STATE SOIL CONSERVATION COMMISSION FOR THE USE OF THE SOIL CONSERVATION DISTRICT OF SUSSEX COUNTY.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Delaware:

Section 1. The Commissioners of the Levy Court of Sussex County are hereby authorized to transfer to the State Soil Conservation Commission for the use of The Soil Conservation District of Sussex County the following described lands:

All that certain tract, piece, and parcel of land, situate, lying and being in Georgetown Hundred, Sussex County, State of Delaware, and lying on the northwesterly side of the State road leading from Georgetown to Shortley, and described by metes and bounds, with bearing referred to the approximate true meridian as follows, to wit: Beginning at a point where the centre of the Alms House Ditch intersect the northwesterly side of said road leading from Georgetown to Shortley, thence along line for the northwesterly side of said road, south 14 deg. 25 min. west 26.72 perches to a point in line for lands of Gladys May Phillips : thence along line for lands of said Gladys May Phillips, south 81 deg. 45 min. west 16.35 perches to a marked gum tree ; thence along line for lands of said Gladys May Phillips, and lands of William Charles Jones, north 38 deg. 23 min. west 80.23 perches to a stake ; thence north 49 deg. 53 min. west 19.68 perches to a stone, and a corner for lands of said William Charles Jones; thence with a new line through lands of the State of Delaware, north 40 deg. 07 min. east 28 perches to a point; thence south 67 deg. 23 min. east 68.7 perches to a point in the centre of said Alms House Ditch ; thence down said ditch south 0 deg. 55 min. west 20.5 perches;

south 16 deg. 35 min. east 23.5 perches to the place of beginning; being bounded on the north and east by other lands of the State of Delaware, on the south by lands of Gladys May Phillips, and on the west by lands of Gladys May Phillips and William Charles Jones, containing 27.5 acres of land, be the same more or less.

Being part of the same land which was conveyed unto the State of Delaware, for the use of Sussex County, by the Trustees of the Poor of Sussex County, by deed dated the 12th day of December, A. D. 1933, and now of record in the office of the Recorder of Deeds, in and for Sussex County, Delaware, at Georgetown, in deed record D. I. K. No. 293, page 420.

Approved May 25, 1955.