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.