A Supplement to an Act entitled "An Act to Incorporate the Trustees of the Home for Friendless and Destitute Children in the City of Wilmington."
WHEREAS the Institution incorporated by the Act to which this a supplement has become established on a permanent basis and is being conducted by its founders with a liberal and enterprising spirit; and whereas in order: to enable it fully to relieve the destitute within the sphere of its operations, and thus to accomplish the benevolent purposes of its incorporation, funds in addition to those contributed by private charity are now needed and may from time to time become necessary; and whereas the objects of this Institution are wholly of a public and charitable nature, and its influence will greatly improve the condition of the destitute classes, and thereby lessen the burden of taxation for the support of the Poor of New Castle County, Therefore,
SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met, That the Levy Court of New Castle County be and it is hereby authorized and empowered at its discretion, from time to time, not oftener than once annually, to make appropriations out of the funds of said County for the use and disposal of "The Trustees of the Home for Friendless and Destitute Children," in the City of Wilmington ; and for that purpose the said Court may draw orders upon the Treasurer of said County, which orders shall be paid by the Treasurer in like manner as are other orders and allowances of the Levy Court made pursuant to Laws.
Passed at Dover, January 31, 1865.