Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 4.djvu/756

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7}0 TWENTY··THIRD CONGRESS. Sus!. L Orr. 126. 1834. ¢‘—**l<=l¤¤ ¤f and to the south of the mouth of Spuytenduyvel creek; and of and over the “g’°°m°‘"‘ lands covered by the said waters to the low water-mark on the westerly or New Jersey side thereof; subject to the following rights of property and of jurisdiction of the state of New Jersey, that is to say: 1. The state of New Jersey shall have the exclusive right of property in and to the land under water lying west of the middle of the bay of New York, and west of the middle of that part of the Hudson river which lies between Manhattan island and New Jersey. 2. The state of New Jersey shall have the exclusive jurisdiction of and over the wharves, docks, and improvements, made and to be made on the shore of the said state: and of and over all vessels aground on said shore, or fastened to any such wharf or .dock ; except that the said vessels shall be subject to the quarantine or health laws, and laws in relation to passengers, of the state of New York, which now exi t or which may hereafter be passed. 3. The state of New Jersey shall have the exclusive right of regulating the fisheries on the westerly ide of the middle of the said waters, Provided, That the navigation be not obstructed or hindered. Anrrcnn Foumur. The state of New York shall have exclusive jurisdiction of and over the waters of the Kill Van Kull between Staten Island and New Jersey to the westernmost end of Shooter’s Island in respect to such quarantine laws, and laws relating to passengers, as now exist or may hereafter be passed under the authority of that state, and for executing the same; and the said state shall also have exclusive jurisdiction, for the like purposes of and over the Waters of the sound from the westernmost end of Schooter’s Island to Woodbridge creek, as to all vessels bound to any port in the said 'state of New York. Anrrcnn F1r··r1r. The state of New Jersey shall have and enjoy exclusive jurisdiction of and over all the waters of the sound between Staten Island and New Jersey lying south of Woodbridge creek, and of and over all the waters of Raritan bay lying westward of a line drawn from the lighthouse at Prince’s bay to the mouth of Mattavan creek; subject to the following rights of property and of jurisdiction of the state of New York, that is to say: 1. The state of New York shall have the exclusive right of property in and to the land under water lying between the middle of the said waters and Staten Island. 2. The state of New York shall have the exclusive jurisdiction of and over the wharves, docks and improvements made and to be made on the shore of Staten Island, and of and over all vessels aground on said shore, or fastened to any such wharf or dock ; except that the said vessels shall be subject to the quarantine or health laws, and laws in relation to passengers of the state of New Jersey, which now exist or which may hereafter be passed. 3. The state of New York shall have the exclusive right of regulating the fisheries between the shore of Staten Island and the middle of the said waters: Provided, That the navigation of the said waters be not obstructed or hindered. Anrrcm: Srxrn. Criminal process, issued under the authority of the state of New Jersey, against any person accused of an offence committed within that state; or committed on board of any vessel being under the _ exclusive jurisdiction of that state as aforesaid ; or committed against the regulations made or to be made by that state in relation to the fisheries mentioned in the third article; and also civil process issued under the authority of the state of New Jersey against any person domiciled in that state, or against property taken out of that state to evade the laws thereof; may be served upon any of the said waters within the exclusive jurisdiction of the state of New York, unless such person or property shall be on board a vessel aground upon, or fastened to, the shore of the state of