An Act in Relation to Murderkill Creek,
SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met, That Captains William Maxon, Andrew Maxon and John Artist be and they are hereby appointed commissioners to designate and stake off the channel or channels of Murderkill Creek at its mouth, and for that purpose they, or a majority of them, are hereby authorized and empowered to settle, plant and imbed, on either or both sides of the channel or channels of said creek, suitable and proper stakes, and to extend the same to such distances in the Delaware Bay as may be necessary for the safe navigation of said creek; and they, or a majority of them, are hereby authorized to renew, change and alter the stakes afore:, said from time to time as may become necessary for the purpose of pointing out and designating the channel or channels of said creek.
SECTION 2. Be it enacted as aforesaid, That if any person or persons shall willfully destroy or remove any of the stakes settled and planted by and under the authority of this act, such person or persons so removing or destroying the same shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction thereof shall forfeit and pay to the State a fine of twenty dollars for each stake so by him or her removed. Passed. at Dover, March 8, 1867.