AUTHORIZING KENT COUNTY LEVY COURT TO SELL STATE LANDS
AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE LEVY COURT OF KENT COUNTY TO CONVEY ITS RIGHT, TITLE AND INTEREST IN CERTAIN LANDS TO THE STATE OF DELAWARE FOR $10,000 TO BE PAID TO THE LEVY COURT OF KENT COUNTY TOGETHER WITH A RIGHT OF WAY TO BE GRANTED BY THE STATE OF DELAWARE TO KENT COUNTY OVER CERTAIN STATE LANDS.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Delaware:
Section 1. The Levy Court of Kent County is hereby authorized and empowered to execute and deliver unto The State of Delaware a legal deed conveying to The State of Delaware free of all liens and encumbrances, for the sum of Ten Thousand Dollars ($10,000), all its right, title and interest in and to
All that certain tract, piece and parcel of land, situate in the corporate limits of the City of Dover in East Dover Hundred, Kent County and the State of Delaware, and being more particularly bounded and described as follows, to-wit:
BEGINNING at a point, a corner for lands now or late of H. A. Culbreth and Ella Murphy, said corner being North 8 degrees 29 minutes West 205.49 feet from a point on the Northerly side of Water Street, which said point on Water Street is located North 81 degrees 42 minutes 26 seconds East 213.29 feet from the Easterly side of State Street ; thence from said point of beginning by other lands of Ella Murphy North 8 degrees 29 minutes West 71.05 feet to a line for lands now or late of James M. Satterfield; thence thereby the two following courses and distances: (1) North 81 degrees 16 minutes 08 seconds East 112.73 feet and (2) North 80 degrees 56 minutes 22 seconds East 188.17 feet to a line for lands of the State of Delaware; thence thereby South 7 degrees 45 minutes 18 seconds East 71.94 feet to the aforesaid line for lands now or late of H. A. Culbreth; thence thereby South 81 degrees 13 minutes 55 seconds West 299.97
feet to the first described point and place of beginning; containing in all 0.492 Acres of land, be the same more or less;
The above description being written from the plot of a survey of Price and Price, their drawing No. 1829;
BEING a part of the same lands which were conveyed to Ella Murphy by Sanford Murphy and Bradford Murphy by deed recorded in the office of the Recorder of Deeds in and for Kent County in Deed Record Book E, Vol. 6, Page 166.
Section 2. In addition to the payment of Ten Thousand Dollars ($10,000) as provided in Section 1, The State of Delaware is authorized and empowered to execute and deliver to The Levy Court of Kent County a deed conveying an easement, with the right of ingress, egress and regress over and upon a road in the City of Dover, Kent County, Delaware, to be built by the State, following a course to be surveyed by the State, thirty-five (35) feet in width, five (5) feet of which shall be used for utilities, running from Water Street in a northerly direction along the eastern boundaries of lands of William Bradford and Lucinda Shakespeare and lands belonging to the State of Delaware for the use of The Levy Court of Kent County, not conveyed by this Act, to the southern boundary of lands late of James M. Satterfield.
Section 3. The Deed of Conveyance to be delivered in connection with the sale of said lands and premises shall be in the name of "The Levy Court of Kent County", Party of the First Part, and shall be executed for and on behalf of said "The Levy Court of Kent County" by the President thereof, attested by the Clerk of the Peace and * acknowledged by the President before a Notary Public of The State of Delaware.
Section 4. Any and all monies to be derived from the sale of said lands and premises shall be deposited to the General Fund of The Levy Court of Kent County and expended therefrom by said Court in the usual manner.
Approved March 9, 1956.