CHAPTER 129

AUTHORIZING SALE OF LAND BY NEW CASTLE COUNTY LEVY COURT

AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE LEVY COURT OF NEW CASTLE COUNTY TO SELL TO THE HIGHEST BIDDER A PARCEL OF LAND IN MILL CREEK HUNDRED, NEW CASTLE COUNTY.

WHEREAS, Alice M. Smith, a single woman, by deed bearing date the 27th day of March 1928, and recorded in the Office of the Recorder of Deeds in and for New Castle County, in Deed Record "Q". vol. 35, page 61, et seq. did grant and convey unto the State of Delaware for the use of New Castle County a certain parcel of land situate in Mill Creek Hundred as will therein more fully appear, and

WHEREAS, the Levy Court of New Castle County does not

use or occupy the land thus conveyed; NOW THEREFORE:

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

Section 1. That the Levy Court of New Castle County be and it hereby is authorized to sell to the highest bidder the following tract of land situate in Mill Creek Hundred, New Castle County and State of Delaware, more particularly bounded and described as follows:

BEGINNING at a point in the center line of the Wilmington and Christiana Turnpike Road, said point of beginning being four hundred and eighty-three, and four hundred and ninety-five thousandths feet, South-westerly from the point of intersection of the center line of the said Wilmington and Christiana Turnpike Road, with the center line of the Mill Road, measured as follows: First, by said center line of said Wilmington and Christiana Turnpike Road, South seventy degrees, fifty-two minutes, West, a distance of four hundred five and twenty-nine hundredths feet to an angle in said center line, and Second by said center line of said Wilmington and Christiana Turnpike Road, South fifty-two degrees and thirty minutes West, a distance of seventy-eight and two hundred and five thousandths feet, thence from the said point of beginning, South thirty-seven degrees and thirty minutes, East and at right angles to said center line, thirty feet to a point in the South-easterly line of the said Wilmington and Christiana Turnpike Road, thence South thirty-three degrees and seventeen minutes East, one hundred and fifty feet to a point in line of other land of the said parties of the first part, thence by said land of said parties of the first part and parallel with the said side of said Wilmington and Christiana Turnpike Road, South, Fifty-two degrees and thirty minutes, West, One hundred and two hundred and forty-eight thousandths feet to a point, thence continuing by said lands of said parties of the first part, North thirty-three degrees, seventeen minutes West, one hundred and fifty feet to the said South-easterly side of said Wilmington and Christiana Turnpike Road, thence North thirty-seven degrees and thirty minutes West, parallel with the first described line thirty feet to the center line of said Wilmington and Christiana Turnpike Road, and thence thereby North fifty-two degrees and thirty minutes East, one hundred and two hundred and forty-eight thousandths feet to the place of beginning, containing exclusive of the bed of said Wilmington and Christiana Turnpike Road, three hundred and forty-four thousandths of an acre of land, be the same more or less.

Section 2. FURTHER ENACTED: That the Levy Court is authorized to grant to the highest bidder a good and sufficient deed conveying all of its right, title and interest in and to the above described parcel.

Approved June 6, 1957.