SURVEYOR GENERAL'S OFFICE Act of Apr. 29, 1844, P.L. 529, No. 344 Cl. 68 AN ACT Relative to the surveyor general's office. Section 1. Surveyor General to issue warrants and countersign patents From and after the tenth day of May, 1844, the Surveyor General shall issue warrants for lands to the deputy surveyors, in the same manner, and subject to the same conditions, as are now in force in regard to the issuing of warrants by the Secretary of the Land Office, the original to be filed in the office of the Surveyor General, and a copy thereof directed to the deputy surveyor of the proper county in which the land may be situated; and all patents and other papers heretofore signed by the Secretary of the Land Office, and countersigned by the Deputy Secretary of the Land Office shall, after the said tenth day of May, 1844, be signed by the Governor, and countersigned by the Surveyor General. 1844, April 29, P.L. 529, Sec. 1.