INCORPORATION OF TOWNS
                 Act of Apr. 15, 1835, P.L. 369, No. 178              Cl. 11
                                  AN ACT

     To alter the location of part of Washington street, in the
        township of Moyamensing, and a supplement to the act entitled
        An act to incorporate the borough of Bethany, in the county
        of Wayne, and a supplement to the act entitled An act to
        incorporate the borough of Honesdale, in Wayne county, and
        for other purposes.

        WHEREAS it has been represented to the Legislature that it is
     expedient to alter the location of so much of Washington street,
     in the township of Moyamensing, as is contained between Passyunk
     Road and Tenth street: Therefore,

        Section 6.  Vacation of streets
        The Court of Quarter Sessions of the County of Philadelphia
     be and they are hereby authorized, upon the application of the
     owner or owners of the adjacent ground, to appoint a jury of
     view, according to the laws of this Commonwealth in relation to
     the streets, lanes and alleys within the city of philadelphia,
     for the purpose of ascertaining and determining whether an alley
     or court called Oak Alley or Court, running Southward from Pine
     Street to the depth of two hundred and three feet, between
     Second and Third Streets, from the Schuylkill, has become
     useless and inconvenient to the public; and if the jury
     aforesaid shall be of opinion, and report that the said Alley or
     Court ought to be Closed and Vacated, and the said report shall
     be confirmed by the said court in the usual manner, then and
     from that time the said alley or court shall be vacated and laid
     aside forever, as if the same had never been opened, and all
     right therein, and title thereto shall be vested in the owner or
     owners of the adjoining lots, upon application being made for
     the vacating of the whole or part of any Street, Lane or Alley
     in the City of County of Philadelphia, it shall be the duty of
     the Court of Quarter Sessions of said County to appoint a jury
     to view and report thereon; and if the report of said jury shall
     be in favor of vacating, and the court shall confirm said
     report, then such street, lane or alley shall be forthwith
     vacated.  1835, April 15, P.L. 369, Sec. 6.