AN ACT to authorize the appointment of guardians by the Chancellor or a Judge of the Orphans' Court, in vacation.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Slate of Delaware in General Assembly met,

SECTION 1. That it shall be lawful for the Chancellor, or a for minors Judge of the Orphans' Court, to appoint guardians for minors, in vacation, at chambers upon petition, and to make all orders for such appointments as are now made in like cases by the Orphans' Court, and the clerk of the said court shall file and record all such petitions and orders in the same manner as if they had been presented to, and made by the said court. But no entry of the appointment of a guardian shall be made until the guardian shall have given bond with surety, as is now by law required.

Passed at Dover, March 1,1877.