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ther time, until the first day of March next, to pay into the 1836.

Treasury the balance of the revenue of said county, for the
year one thousand eight hundred and thirty-six: Provided hows
ever, That the securities of said Sheriff shall, at the next Jan-
uary or February term of the county court of said county,
consent, upon record, to the indulgence given to the said Sheriff
by this act.

Approved, December 21, 1836.

Chap. 24.--AN ACT to allow an additional Justice of the Peace and Consta

ble for Graves county:

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Whereas, it is represented to the present General Assembly, that that part of Graves County on the waters of Bacon creek, is destitute of a Justice of the Peace and Constable, by reason of which, the citizens of said county, residing in said district, are put to great trouble and inconvenience: For remedy whereof,

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, That an additional Justice of the Peace and Constable shall be commissioned and appointed for the said county of Graves.

Approved, December 21, 1836.

Chap. 25.-AN ACT to establish an Election Precinct in Jefferson county.

Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Common

Boundary of wealth of Kentucky, That there shall be, and is hereby establish- precinct. ed in the county of Jefferson, an election precinct, which shall be included in the following bounds, viz: beginning at the mouth of Pond creek, on the Ohio river; thence with the Oldham and Jefferson county line to the road leading from West Port to Louisville; thence with said road to Rudy's Chapel; thence a north west direction to the house of Mrs. Patc; thence to the west end of Six Mile Island; thence up the Ohio river to the beginning. And all the qualified voters residing in said precinct may vote at the house near the mouth of Harrod's creek, owned by Thomas Overstreet, but now occu

Place of ve. pied by Rittinger: Provided, That it shall be lawful for

ting.
any of the qualified voters, residing in said precinct, to vote at
any other place of voting in said county, if they shall so elect.
Sec. 2. It shall be the duty of the county.court of Jefferson

Officers to be
county, to appoint officers to conduct all elections to be held at appointed.
said precinct, according to the laws of this Commonwealth reg.
ulating elections; and the Sheriff, or his deputy, shall attend at
the place herein appointed for holding the election in sạid pre-
cinct, and conduct the same.

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Sec. 3. The Sheriff of Jefferson county shall cause the votes taken at said precinct, to be carefully compared with the votes taken at the other places of voting in said county, and make return according to law.

Approved, December 21, 1836.

Votes to be compared

Chap. 26.--AN ACT giving further time to holders of Kentucky Land Office

Warrants, to return their plats and certificates. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, Thať the further time of iwo years, from and after the fifth day of December, eighteen hundred and thirtysix, be given to individual holders of Kentucky Land Office Warrants, or who may have had surveys made by virtue of any such warrants, and who have paid the State price therefor, to enter, survey, and return to the Register's Office, plats and cer-. tificates thereof; and the Register is hereby required to receipt for the same, and to issue patents thereon, according to the laws relating to the emanation of patents now in force,

Approved, December 21, 1836.

CRAP. 27.-AN ACT for the benefit of Agnes M. Rouse.

her husband.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Divorced from Kentucky, That the marriage contract heretofore existing be

tween Lewis B. Rouse and Agnes M. Rouse, shall be, and is hereby dissolved, as far as relates to the said Agnes M. Rouse, and that she be restored to all the rights and privileges of an unmarried woman.

Approved, December 21, 1836,

er.

Chap. 28.-AN ACT to amend the Tobacco Inspection Law.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Tobacco not to be inspected Kentucky, That the inspectors of Tobacco, in this Commonwithout the or- monwealth, shall not inspect the Tobacco of any person sent to der of the own- or remaining in any of the Tobacco ware houses, without the

express order of the owner; and on inspecting the Tobacco of To be class- any person, they shall, at his request, class the same according

to the provisions of the first section of an act, entitled, an act er's request,

for classing Tobacco in this Commonwealth, and for other purposes, approved December 13, 1820; and each inspector who shall inspect any hogshead of Tobacco, without direction, shall forfeitand pay to the owner ten dollars and costs, for such hogshead, recoverable by warrant in the name of the owner, as other debts of that amount."

Approved, December 21, 1836.

ed at the own

Auditor.

CHAP. 29.-AN ACT for the benefit of the Sheriff of Bath County.

1836. Sec. I. Be it macted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, That the Sheriff of Bath county be Allowed unallowed until the first day of February next, to return to the til 1st FebruaAuditor of Public Accounts his delinquent list of revenue tax delinquent list. of said county, for the year 1836; and no' motion on behalf of

Nomotion to the Commonwealth shall be made, before the first day of Feb- be made by the ruary next, against said Sheriff, on account of his failure to

pay into the Public Treasury the revenue due "from said county in the year 1836.

SEC. 2. Be it further enacted, That it shall and may be law- To return deful for said Sheriff , by himself or deputy, to return to the coun.

linquent list to ty court of Bath, at the next January term of said court, his · delinquent list of county levy and State revenue, for the year 1836, who shall certify the revenue list to the Auditor of PubJic Accounts, which shall be as good and valid, as if the same had been done at the annual court of claims for said county in November, 1836.

Approved, December 22, 1836.

county court.

CHAP. 30.--AN ACT for the benefit of William Sullivan,

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, That the matrimonial bands existing between William Sullivan and Hetty Sullivan, is hereby forever dissolved; and that the said William Sullivan be, and he is hereby restored to all the rights and privileges of an unmarried man.

Approved, December 22, 1836,

Chap. 31.-AN ACT allowing the Sheriffs of this Commonwealth further time to produce their quietus to the County Courts, previous to renewing their bonds.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, That the Sheriffs of the several counties in this Commonwealth, shall hereafter have until the March or April county courts of their respective counties, to produce a quietus, and renew their bonds: Provided, That any Sheriff, upon the production of his quietus to the county court, may renew his bond at the January or February court.

Approved, December 22, 1836.

CHAP. 32.-AN ACT for the purpose of increasing the number of Trustees of

the Brandenburg Academy, and for other purposes. SEC. 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, That the number of Trustees of the

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en--inay

&c.

1836. Brandenburg Academy, in the county of Meade, formerly con

sisting of seven, shall be increased to nine; and that the said Number of

Trustees, and their successors, shall be, and are hereby emtrustees---their powered to fill any vacancies which may occur in their body, powers increas- by death, resignation, or removal from the county; and

that the said Trustees shall consist of the following per

sons, yiz: Gabriel Wathen, W. T. Foushee, John M'Brown, Prestes paper w. L. Booth, George Calhoon, J. B. Alexander, Patrick rate powers giv- Tompkins, H. G. Davis, and W. Farleigh, who shall have all

ac- the powers of a body politic and corporate; and the title of quire lands,

any lands or tenements purchased by them, or which may have
been purchased by their predecessors, shall be vested in them,
and
pass

to their successors in office forever.

SEC. 2. Be it further enacted, That hereafter there shall be Number of

two additional Trustees appointed to the Robertson Academy, trustees to Rob- in the town of Columbia, who shall be appointed by the present inson Acade- Board of Trustees, or a majority of them, at any regular meettrustees to fining thereof after the passage of this act; which number, the vacancies. said Board shall hereafter consist of; and all vacancies in said

Board shall be filled, from time to time, as they occur, as now provided by law.

Sec. 3, Be it further enacleil, That the name and style of Name of Rob- said institution be, and the same is hereby changed, from that iuson Acade of the Robertson Academy to that of Columbia College; and ihat of Colum- that the present Trustees of said Academy be, and the same bia College are hereby constituted, Trustees of the Columbia College; and

they, and their successors, shall possess all the powers and priv. ileges that were possessed by the Trustees of the Robertson Academy, in the same manner as though the name of said institution had not been changed.

Approved, December 22, 1836.

Chap. 33.--AN ACT to amend the law prescribing the mode of choosing Elec

tors to vote for Presideni and Vice President. Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Common

wealth of Kentucky, That if from death, sickness, or any other Vacancies to

cause, any one or more of the electors to vote for President and be filled.

Vice President of the United States, shall fail to attend by three o'clock of the evening on the day appointed for the meeting of said electors, it shall be lawsul for the electors, who shall have assembled, to fill the place of such absentees by the selection of a fit person or persons, and the person or persons so selected, shall have the same power and authority to vote för President and Vice President, as though they had been criginally elected for that purpose by the people.

SEC. 2. Be it further enacted, That the sixth section of the Repealing act, to which this is an amendment, approved the 22d day of clause. January, 1836, be, and the same is hereby repealed.

Approved, December 22, 1836,

Olap. 34.-AN ACT allowing the President of the Board of Internal Improve

ment to borrow money.

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Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, That the President of the Board of Internal Improvement is hereby authorized to borrow of the Bank of Kentucky, the Northern Bank of Kentucky, and the Bank of Louisville, or either of them, upon the credit of the State of Kentucky, any sum not exceeding one hundred thousand dollars, at any interest not exceeding six per centum perannum; which money is to be applied, by the said Board, to the payment of money now due from the State - to works of internal improvement: Provided, The said sum borrowed, shall be replaced by the President of the Board out of the fund for Internal Improvement, so soon as the same shall be received by the sale of scrip of the State, authorized by law to be made.

Approved, December 23, 1836,

Cnr. 35.--AN ACT authorizing the Executors of William H. Pepper, dec'd, to

sell a Slave.

Sale to be

Sec. 1. Be it enucled by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, That John Triplett and Joseph Duncan, made at public of Mason county, as the executors of William H. Pepper, auction. dec'd, shall be authorized to make sale of a negro woman, Lucy, who was devised by the said William H. Pepper to two of his children; which sale they are directed to make at public auction, for the best price that can be had, upon such credit as they may deem just.

SEC. 2. Be it further enacted, That before said executors are Executors reauthorized to make said sale, they are required to execute bond quired to give before the Clerk of the Mason county court, with good securi

bond, its condity, to be approved of by him, payable to the devisees of said slave, conditioned to hold, dipose, and disburse the proceeds of the sale of said slave, at such time, and in such manner, as the

To be filed will of said William H. Pepper directs; which bond shall be

with clerk of filed and preserved by the Clerk of the Mason county court, county court. and upon which the infant de visees may have remedy, in case of a failure, upon the part of said executors, to fulál the intent of said will, or in case of their failure to pay over the proceeds ‘of said sale, at such time as the infant devisees aforesaid may be entitled to the same.

Approved, December 23, 1836.

tion.

CHAP. 36.--AN ACT to protect the actual settlers west of Tennessee river.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, That it shall not be lawful for any person or per

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