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same is hereby dissolved, so far as relates to the said William,
and he is restored to the rights and privileges of an unmarried
man.

Approved January 13, 1837.

Chap. 91.--AN ACT to amend the charter of the Louisviile Firemen's Insur

ance Company.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of
Kentucky, That ihe seventh section of the charter of the Lou-
isville Firemen's Insurance Company, shall be so amended as
to authorize any of the citizens of Kentucky to purchase and
hold stock in said company.

Approved, January 13, 1837.

ChẠP. 92.--AN ACT for the benefit of Robert D. Owen.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, That Robert D. Owen be restored to all the rights and privileges of an unmarried man.

Approved, January 13, 1837.

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CHAP. 93.--AN AČT for the benefit of the Sheriff of Franklin county, and for

other purposes.

WIIEREAS, It is represented to the present General Assembly, that in consequence of the Court of Assessment for the 22d Regiment of Kentucky Militia holding its session on the first day of the presidential election, in November last, the present Sheriff

' of Franklin county was unable to make out and present his delinquent list of muster fines, assessed and placed in his hands for collection for the year. cighteen hundred and thirtyfive-For remedy whereof,

Sec. 1. Beit (nacted by the General Assembly of the Commur.-
Allowed three
months to pre- wealth of Kentucky, That it shall and may be lawful for said
sent delinquent Sheriff, to make out and present his delinquent list of muster

fines, so placed in his hands, to a board of officers for said rea
giment, at any time within three months from and after the
passage of this act; and such board of officers are hereby au-
thorized and required to receive, and act upon the same, in the

same manner, that they would have had the right to do had it
Jos. Clarke, been presented at the proper time.
late sheriff, al-

SEC. 2. Be it further encled, That the act, entitled, an act time of three for the benefit of. Joseph Clarke, late Sheriff of Franklin counmonths to re

ty, approved 29th February, 1836, shall be, and the same is turn his delin

hereby so amended, as to allow to said Clarke the further time

list of fines.

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quent list.

of three months, from and after the passage of this act, to make

1837. out and present his delinquent list of muster lines, placed in his hands for said regiment, for the year 1831, to a board of officers of said regiment, as contemplated by said act to which this section is an amendment.

SEC. 3. Be it further enacte!, That the officers of said rcgiment be, and they are hereby authorized and empowered to Officers aumake all such settlements with said Sheriffs, and the Paymaster thorized of said regiment, in relation to said fines, as may be necessary ments. and proper; which, when made, shall be as good and valid in law, as though they were made at the times prescribed by the statute now in force upon the subject.

Approved, January 13, 1837.

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CHAP. 94.-AN ACT concerning the public roads in the county of Bath..

Beit enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky; That all laws allowing or permitting the county court of Bath county to permit hereafter any individual to set up or erect any gate or gates on any of the public roads in said county, be, and the same is hereby repealed: Provided however, That nothing in this act shall be so construed as to affect the law now in force, in relation to establishing private passways in said county.

Approved, January 13, 1837.

CHAP. 95.--AN ACT to amend an act, entitled, an act to incorporate the

towns of Harrodsburg and Danville. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of

Police judges Kentucky, That the Police Judges of Harrodsburg and Dan

to grant injuncville shall, severally, have full power and authority to grant in• tions, &c. junctions, restraining orders against absent defendants, writs of ne exeat, habeas corpus, under the same rules and regulations prescribed by the several acts authorizing certain justices of the county courts to grant injunctions, writs of ne exeat and habeas corpus.

Approved, January 17, 1837.

Chap. 96.--AN ACT for the benefit of the Sheriff of Cumberland county.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, That John Emmerson, Sheriff of Cumberland coun

Further tině ty, be allowed the further time, until the 15th day of March given to pay next, to receive and pay over the revenue of the said county,

revenue,

&c. and that he shall have an allowance made in his settlement with the Auditor of Public Accounts, for his just claims against the

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Commonwealth, in the same manner, that he would have been entitled to, if he had made his settlement within the time at present prescribed by law: Providerl, That said Sheriff, and his securities shall, in the county court of Cumberland county, first consent in writing, to the indulgence hereby given, at their next February term.

Approved, January 17, 1837.

* Char. 97.--AN ACT concerning the improvements of Muldrow's hill.,

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

wealth of Kentucky, That it shall be the duty of the Board of Board Inter- Internal Improvement, to appoint a fit and suitable person to ment to appoin: keep the toll gate that may be erected on that part of the road gate keeper. which has been M'Adamized according to the provisions of the

açt, entitled, an act to turnpike the stage road from Lexington to Nashville; where it passes over Muldrow's hill, approved,

22nd of February, 1831; and the said keeper shall give bond, Gate keeper

in a reasonable penalty, to be fixed and ascertained by the said to give bond & Board of Internal Improvement, with two good securities, paytake an oath. able to the Commonwealth of Kentucky, with condition, that

he shall faithfully discharge the duties which may be required of him by the said Board, and shall, before he enters upon

the duties assigned him, make oath before some Justice of the Peace, by whom the same shall be certified to the Board of Internal Improvement that he will well and truly pay over all. monies received by him, furthe tolls at the said gate, to the Treasurer of the Commonwealth, quarterly, whose receipt for the same, shall be a sufficient voucher for the said keeper.

SEC. 2, That said Board shall aHow said gate keeper such Salary of gate salary as they shall deem competent: Provided, That it shall keeper to be fix- not exceed the price paid gate keepers on the Maysville, &c. ed.

turnpike road, to be paid quarterly out of the funds collected at said toll gate.

Sec. 3. That said Board of Internal Improvement shall setBoard Iuter- tle the account of Henry J. Eastin, for engineering and superinnal Improve

tending the construction of said road, previous to the 16th of account of Eas- March, 1836, when the said Eastin was appointed one of the tin, engineer, assistant engineers of the State; and for any balance found due and draw, war- him, the President of said Board shall certify the same to the rant on Treasury.

Auditor of Public Accounts, who is required to draw his warrant on the Treasury in favor of said Eastin for said sum to which said Eastin is entitled as his compensation for his services in engineering and superintending said road.

SEC. 4. That the thiriy-first section of the act, entitled, an of luternal Im

act for the Internal Improvement of the State of Kentucky, approvement act of 1835, re-- proved February 28, 1835, be, and the same is hereby repeal. pealed. ed.

Sec. 5. That the Board of Internal Improvement be, and. they are hereby authorized to pay for the erection of said toll

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house, out of the proceeds of the sale of the bonds or scrip of

1837. the State for Internal Improvements; and the said Board of Internal Improvement are hereby authorized to bring such suit or

Board ausuits in the name of the Justices of Green county, for the use of thorized to pay said Board, on the bond executed by the commissioners to the for erection toll Justices of the said county court of. Green for any breach or

gale, breaches of the condition thereof, and apply the proceeds of bond of con

bring suit on said suit or suits to the general purposes of Internal Improve tractors, "ments,

Sec. 6. That the Board of Internal Improvement are here- Board to set by authorized to settle with the contractors, for the construction tle with conof the road across Muldrow's hill, for the portion of work which tractors, upon has been made; and pay to them, in their discretion, any sum not tions, accordexceeding twelve hundred dollars before the said road is fully ing to provis. completed; provided that the said Board shall be satisfied that ions of act of

1836. the completion of said road will not be delayed or postponed by such payment, and provided that the contractors shall fully indemnify the State, in the opinion of said Board, by such bond and security as the board shall require, from all loss which shall be sustained by the payment being made before completion of the work, it being the intention hereof to give to the said Board of Internal Improvement, full power to settle the accounts of said contractors, in every respect, according to the provisions of an act, entitled, an act to authorize the Board of Internal Improvement to have the turnpike road on Muldrow's hill examined, &c. approved February 9, 1836, with the additional authority to make the allowance to said contractors as contemplated by said act, before the work is completed, upon the conditions herein before mentioned.

Approved, January 18, 1837.

Preamble,

Chap. 98.-AN ACT for the benefit of John L. Bridges and George Passmorez

WHEREAS, It is represented to the present General Assembly, that John L. Bridges and George Passmore are now the owners of a survey of one thousand acres of land, situate in the present county of Mercer, on the waters of Chaplin's fork, granted by the Commonwealth of Virginia to Isaac Campbell, by patent grant bearing date the 21th day of April, 1792; which said tract of land was by some inadvertence twice entered for taxation as non-resident's land, and also twice entered for the same purpose and during the same period as the land of resident's of this Commonwealth; and was, accordingly, in the year 1800, forfeited to the Commonwealth for the non-payment of taxes due thercon for the years, from 1792 to 1795 inclusive, as four several tracts of land of that size, whereas, in fact, it was the same tract four times entered; which forfeiture yet remains in full force, and it is deemed just and expedient to permit the said John L. Bridges and George Passmore to redeem the

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the Treasury so much as may now be due thereon, for the taxes for the said several years aforesaid, regarding the same as one tract of land-For remedy whereof,

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Common

wealth of Kentucky, That the said John L. Bridges and George May redeem

Passmore shall be, and they are hereby authorized and pernon-pay- mitted to redeem the said tract of land herein above described, ment of taxes. from the forfeitures aforesaid, resulting from a failure to pay

the taxes thereon from the years 1792 to the year 1795 inclusive, by paying into the Treasury of this Commonwealth, co much as may now be due upon the said tract of land for the taxes of the years aforesaid, regarding the same as but one tract of land, and subject to but one entry for taxation; and the Auditor of Public Accounts is hereby directed and authorized to receive the said payment, and grant to the said Bridges and Passmore the ordinary quietus or other evidence of such payment, and the same, when made, shall be in full satisfaction and discharge of all claim of this Commonwealth upon the said tract of land for the taxes accruing thereon for the years aforesaid; and the forfeiture aforesaid shall thence forward be held and deemed to be fully remitted, and of no effect, in the same manner and to the same extent, as though it had never been declared or imposed: Provided however, That nothing herein contained shall be so construed as to impair or in any manner affect the rights of other persons (if any they be,) claiming title to the said tract of land derived, under the forfeitures aforesaid or otherwise.

Approved, January 18, 1837.

Cap. 99.--AN ACT for the benefit of John A. Chism, of Monroe county.

WHEREAS, It is represented to the present General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky that John A. Chism, of the county of Monroe, has purchased a favorite and family slave, who was then and still is in the State of Tennessee, being ignorant of the several acts of Assembly prohibiting the importation of slaves into this Commonwealth, and he not wishing to sacrifice his feelings in again selling said slave-Therefore,

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, That the said John A. Chism be, and he is hereby authorized and permitted to bring said negro slave, (called Buck) to this State, and by so doing, he is hereby released from all the pains and penalties prescribed by said several acts of Assembly aforesaid.

Approved, January 19, 1837.

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