CHAPTER 37

AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE DELAWARE STATE COLLEGE TO ACQUIRE PROPERTY ADJACENT TO ITS CAMPUS AND APPROPRIATING MONEYS THEREFOR.

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

Section 1. The Delaware State College shall for and in the name of the State of Delaware, acquire by purchase, or otherwise, the real estate of John B. Aiken on the west side of the present lands of Delaware State College, described as follows, to-wit:

All those two certain pieces, parcels or tracts of land with the improvements thereon erected situated in East Dover Hundred, Kent County, State of Delaware, being a part of "The College Settlement" development, plot of which is of record in the Office of Recorder of Deeds for Kent County at Dover in Deed Book E, Volume 8, Page 76, said parcels being more particularly described as follows to-wit:

PARCEL #1 lying on the south side of College Road, being bounded on the north by said College Road, on the east by Waters St. at 35 ft. wide, on the south by Elbert St. at 35 ft. wide, and on the west by Conwell St. at 35 ft. wide, and being more particularly described as follows, to-wit:

BEGINNING at a pipe set at the intersection of the south line of College Road, at 50 ft. wide, with the west line of Waters St.; thence running with the west line of Waters St. South 25 deg. East 392.5 ft. to a pipe set at the intersection of the west line of Waters St. with the north line of Elbert St.; thence running with the north line of Elbert St. South 65 deg. West 900 ft. to a pipe set at the intersection of the north line of Elbert St. with the east line of Conwell St.; thence running with the east line of Conwell St. North 25 deg. West 381.22 ft. to a pipe set at the intersection of the east line of Conwell St. with the south line of College Road; thence running with the south line of College Road North 63 deg. 44 min. East 509.33 ft. to a bend in said road; thence continuing with the south line of College Road North 65 deg. East 391 ft. to the place of beginning, and containing 8.0436 acres of land be the same more or less.

This parcel is all of Parcel #1 in Deed Book W, Volume 1.4, Page 216--Slaughter to Aiken, except right of way deeded to State of Delaware for College Road in Deed Book V, Volume 14, Page 399--Aiken to State of Delaware.

PARCEL #2 lying on the south side of Elbert St. and being separated from Parcel #1 above by said Elbert St., being bounded on the north by Elbert St. at 35 ft. wide, on the east by Waters St. at 35 ft. wide, and also by Lot #41, being bounded on the south by Lots #42 and #41 and by Aiken St. at 35 ft. wide, and on the west by Conwell St. at 35 ft. wide, and being more particularly described as follows to-wit:

BEGINNING at a pipe set at the intersection of the south line of Elbert St. with the west line of Waters St.; thence running with the west line of Waters St. south 25 deg. East 200 ft. to a point in the west line of Waters St. at a corner for this parcel and for Lot #42; thence running with Lot #42 and with Lot #41 South 65 deg. West 150 ft. to a corner for this parcel and for Lot #41; thence running with Lot #41 South 25 deg. East 200 ft. to a corner for this parcel and for Lot #41 in the north line of Aiken St.; thence running with the north line of Aiken St. South 65 deg. West 750 ft., to the intersection of the north line of Aiken St. with the east line of Conwell St.; thence running with the east line of Conwell St. North 25 deg. West 400 ft. to the intersection of the east line of Conwell St. with the south line of Elbert St.; thence running with the south line of Elbert St. North 65 deg. East 900 ft. to the place of beginning, and containing 7.5758 acres of land be the same more or less.

This parcel is part of Parcel #2 in Deed Book W, Volume 14, Page 216--Slaughter to Aiken, including Lots 34 thru #40, #60 thru #67, the east 1/2 of Lot #33, and the east 1/2 of Lot #59; and this parcel also includes all of Parcel #1 in Deed Book L Volume 22, Page 5--College Settlement Co. to Aiken, including Lots #31, #32, #57, #58, the west 1/2 of #33, and the west 1/2 of #59; and this parcel also contains all of Deed Book 0, Volume 8, Page 118--College Settlement Co. to Aiken, including Lot #68.

Section 2. The Title to the lands and premises acquired pursuant to this Act shall be in the name of the State of Delaware.

Section 3. The sum of $22,500. is appropriated to the Delaware State College for the purpose of purchasing the lands and premises set forth in Section 1.

Section 4. This Act is a supplementary appropriation Act and the moneys appropriated shall be paid by the State Treasurer out of any moneys in the General Fund of the State of Delaware not otherwise appropriated.

Section 5. The sums appropriated herein, if not sooner expended, shall not revert to the General Fund until June 30, 1964.

Approved May 8, 1963.