AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE STATE BUILDING AND GROUNDS COMMISSION TO ACQUIRE PROPERTY ON THE DOVER GREEN AND APPROPRIATING MONEYS THEREFOR.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Delaware:
Section 1. The State Building and Grounds Commission shall for and in the name of the State of Delaware, acquire by purchase, or otherwise, the real estate formerly of Mary S. Martin, deceased, on the east side of East or Front Street adjacent to other State lands in the City of Dover, described as follows, to-wit:
All that certain piece, parcel or tract of upland and cripple with three small dwellings thereon erected situated in the City of Dover, Kent County, State of Delaware, lying on the east side of East or Front Street, being bounded on the west by said East or Front Street, on the north by lands of the State of Delaware (The Del. State Hgwy. Dept. Testing Lab. Site), and on the east and south by St. Jones Creek, and being more particularly described as follows to wit:
BEGINNING at the intersection of the East line of East or Front Street with the old north line of Water Street at a corner for this parcel and for lands of the State of Delaware; thence running with lands of the State of Delaware North 81 deg. 42 min. East 301 ft. more or less to a corner for this parcel and for lands of the State of Delaware in the westerly high water line of St. Jones Creek; thence running with the westerly and northerly high water line of St. Jones Creek on the seven following courses, (1) South 27 deg. 56 min. East 112.64 ft.; thence (2) South 26 deg. 2 min. West 57.06 ft.; thence (3) South 87 degrees 49 min. West. 78.59 ft.; thence (4) South 34 deg. 17 min. West 129.69 ft.; thence (5) South 0 deg. 24 min. East 31.5 ft.; thence (6) South 46 deg. 44 min. West 62.82 ft.; thence (7) South 59 deg. 47 min. West 112.32 ft. to a point in the northerly high water line of St. ,Tones Creek and in the East line of East or Front St.; thence running with the east line of East or Front St. North 5 deg. 9 min. West 350.0 ft. to the place of beginning, and containing 1.781 acres of upland and cripple be the same more or less.
AND BEING the same lands and premises which Mary S. Martin died seized and possessed.
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 $5,000 is appropriated to the State Building and Grounds Commission 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 previously expended, shall not revert into the General Fund until June 30, 1964.
Approved June 3, 1964.