RECORDS OF PHILADELPHIA - RELATING TO CERTAIN
                   Act of Mar. 8, 1862, P.L. 97, No. 96               Cl. 11
                                  AN ACT

     Relating to certain records of the city of Philadelphia.

        Section 1.  Transfer of books from recorder's office; copies
     from surveyor general's office
        The books now in the office of the recorder of deeds for the
     County of Philadelphia, containing surveyors' returns and
     descriptions of lots and tracts of land in the City and County
     of Philadelphia, shall be transferred to the office of the
     department of surveys of said city; and it shall be lawful for
     the chief engineer and surveyor of the City of Philadelphia to
     designate and cause to be copied, by an officer of his
     department, in a book or books, such original warrants, return
     the City and County of Philadelphia, which may be in the
     surveyor-general's office at Harrisburg, as may, in his opinion,
     be necessary and useful for the correct transaction of the
     business of the department of surveys of the said city; and when
     the latter shall have been certified by the surveyor-general to
     be correct, such copies shall be of the same authority, as
     evidence, as other records of said department of surveys. 1862,
     March 8, P.L. 97, Sec. 1.
        Section 2.  Plans and copies of records from office of clerk
     of court of quarter sessions
        It shall be also lawful for the said chief engineer and
     surveyor to procure from the office of the clerk of quarter
     sessions of the County of Philadelphia, all detached plans of
     streets, roads and plots of any part of said city, and cause to
     be copied such other as may be parts of the records of said
     office, as he may designate to be necessary and useful in the
     said department of surveys; and the said chief engineer and
     surveyor shall also cause to be copied the records which may
     show when the streets and roads of said city were opened, and
     the courses and the widths thereof.  1862, March 8, P.L. 97,
     Sec. 2.