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1837.

Chap. 170.-AN ACT for the benefit of the qualified voters in Bracken county,

and for other purposes.

Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, That from and after the passage of this act, it shall be lawful for the qualified voters in Bracken county, to vote at any precinct in said county.

AND WHEREAS, It is represented to the present General Assembly, that that part of Green county, lying north of Campbellsville, is destitute of a Constable--For remedy whereof,

Sec. 2. Be it further enacted, That there shall be one additional Constable appointed by the county court of said county, for the county aforesaid.

Approved, January 28, 1837,

Additional constable allowed Green county.

CHAP. 171.-AN ACT for the benefit of Samuel Dun.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, That the marriage contract heretofore existing between Samuel Dun and Polly Dun, is forever dissolved, so far as respects said Samuel, and that he be, and is hereby restored to all the rights and privileges of an unmarried man.

Approved, January 28, 1837.

Chap. 172.--AN ACT to establish two Election Precincts in Boone county.

SEC. 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, That two election precincts bė, and the same are hereby established in the county of Boone; one at the house of Jacoh Shatts, in the town of Florence, the other at the house of Alanson Adams, in the town of Union; where it shall be lawful for any of the qualified voters of said county to vote on all election days.

Sec. 2. Be it further enacted, That nothing herein contained, shall be so construed as to prevent any qualified voter, residing in said precinct, from voting at any other precinct in said county, or at the court house,

Approved, January 28, 1837.

CHAP. 173.-AN ACT for the benefit of Sally Hackley, of Lincoln county.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, That the name of Sally Hackley, who was divorced from her husband Thomas F. Hackley, by the decree of the Lincoln circuit court, be, and the same is hereby changed to

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Sally Feland, the name she bore previous to her marriage with said Hackley.

Approved, January 28, 1837.

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Chap. 174.--AN ACT authorizing the city Council of the city of Maysville, to

levy and collect a tax for Internal Improvements. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, That the city Council of the city of Maysville, shall be, and they are hereby authorized, annually, for the term of five years, to levy and cause to be collected, an additional tax, not exceeding twenty five cents on each hundred dollars, in value of all real estate with the improvements thereon, within said city; which shall be collected at the same time and in the same manner, as other taxes in said city are collected; and shall be assessed upon the value made out by the assessor, in making the annual assessment of the real property for taxation, as provided by the charter of said city, and the ordinances passed under authority of the same; and the taxes hereby authorized to be levied and collected, shall be applied to the payment of debts heretofore contracted by said city, for the purpose making improvements thereon, or for stock in turnpike road companies, authorized by law to construct roads to said city.

Approved, January 28, 1837.

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Chap. 175.-AN ACT to establish an Election Precinct in Todd county.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, That there shall be, hereafter, an election precinct at Allensville in the county of Todd, at the house or Thomas Cross, in said town of Allensville.

Approved, January 28, 1837.

Chap. 176.--AN ACT for the benefit of Margaret Hare. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, That the marriage contract existing between Patrick Hare and his wife Margaret Hare, is forever dissolved, so far as respects said Margaret, who is hereby restored to all the rights and privileges of an unmarried woman; and that her name shall in future be Margaret Piatt.

Approved, January 28, 1837.

CHA?. 177.--AN ACT to establish an Election Precinct at the house of Chrisloy

Grubb in Whitley county. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, That all that part of Whitley county, within the

1837. following boundary, to-wit: beginning at the Knox county line,

where it crosses the road leading from Barboursville to Williamsburg; thence with said line to the Laurel county line; thence with said line to Rockcastle river; thence down said river to Cumberland river; thence across said river, with the Wayne county line, to include the Eagle creek settlement; thence with the road from the mouth of Laurel to the beginning; shall constitute an election precinct, to be known by the name of Spruce creek precinct, to be held at the house of Chrisley Grubb.

Approved, January 28, 1837.

Chap. 178.-AN ACT for the benefit of the United Baptist Church, at Little

Whipperwill in Logan county. Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, That the legal title to one hundred and thirty and a half poles

of land, which

was conveyed by Thomas Redman, to the United Baptist Church, at Little Whipperwill in Logan county, be, and the same is hereby vested in Reuben Morgan, Henry Miller, Richard West and Asa Greer, as the trustees of said church.

Sec. 2. Be it further enacted, That the title to said lot of ground, shall pass and vest in such persons as shall be elected the successors of said trustees.

Approved, January 28, 1837.

Chap. 179.--AN ACT for the benefit of Thomas Morton. WHEREAS, It is represented to the present General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, that a certain Thomas G. Davis, Sheriff of the county of Hopkins, collected, in his official capacity, certain sums of money for the President and Directors of the Bank of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, and failing to pay over the same, was moved against by the President and Directors of the said Bank; and it is further represented, that the said Sheriff proved to be insolvent, and that Thomas Morton, his security, paid to the President and Directors of the Bank of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, the aforesaid sums of money, together with all costs and interest thereon, and the further sum of forty six dollars and twenty eight cents as damages-Therefore,

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky That the sum of forty six dollars and twenty eight cents, be refunded and paid back to the said Thomas Morton, and that the Auditor of Public Accounts be, and he is hereby directed to issue his warrant on the Treasurer of this Common1837.

Wealth for the sum of forty six dollars and twenty eight cents, in favor of the said Thomas Morton.

Approved, January 28, 1837.

Chap. 180.--AŃ ACT to abolish the North Elkhorn Precinct, in the county of

Fayette.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of
Kentucky, That the law establishing the North Elkorn Pre-
cinct in the county of Fayette, is hereby repealed.

Approved, January 28, 1837.

Cuap. 161.--AN ACT to change the place of voting in an Election Precinct in

Caldwell county, and for other purposes. Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, That the place of voting, from and after the passage of this act, in the Midway Precinct of Caldwell county, shall be at Fredonia, at the store house of Harvey Biggam, within the limits of said precinct, instead of being at Rice's school house, where elections are now held.

Sec. 2. Be it further enacted, That the precinct heretofore Place of you established at the house of John Pauley, on Frozen, in the ting in an elec county of Perry, be, and the same is hereby changed to the ton precinct in house of John Haddix, Sen., which shall be called the Cane creek Precinct.

Approved, January 28, 1837.

Chap. 182.--AN ACT to amend an act, entitled, an act for the benefit of the

children of Bernard Vanderin.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, That the Trustee, to be appointed to sell the lands of Bernard Vanderin, in Bourbon county, under an act, approved, March 1st, 1836, entitled, an act for the benefit of the children of Bernard Vanderin, be authorized to vest the proceeds of the sale of said lands, after the widow's dower is deducted, in whole or in part, in lands in the State of Illinois, as may seem best in his discretion; and if said Trustee does not vest the proceeds of the sale of said lands in lands in Illinois, in whole or in part, or vest the same in part only, he is authorized and required to keep such proceeds at legal interest, and to account for the same, with the interest thereon, to the heirs when they respectively arrive at full age, or to their guardians, when required.

Approved, January 28, 1897.

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Chap. 183.--AN ACT for the benefit of Samuel Beach.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, That Samuel Beach be, and he is hereby released from all the obligations and liabilities consequent upon

his intermarriage with his late wife, Phæby; and that said Samuel is restored to all the rights and privileges of an unmarried man.

Approved, January 28, 1837.

Char. 184.--AN ACT to incorporate the Anderson Seminary, and for other

purposes.

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

wealth of Kentucky, That a seminary of learning be, and the Seminary esa

same is hereby established in the county of Anderson, to be tablished name and style, trus

called and known by the name of the Anderson Seminary; tees appointed. and that Dixon G. Dedman, William M'Ginpis, John Howard,

Lewis J. Witherspoon, William S. Hickman and Delancy Egbert, be, and they are hereby constituted a body politic and corporate, to be known by the name and style of the Trustees of the Anderson Seminary; and by that name shall have perpetual succession and a common seal.;

SEC. 2. Be it further enacted, That upon the death, resignaHow vacan- tion, or removal of any of said Trustees, or their successors, a cies in board majority of the remaining Trustees shall have power to fill any are to be filled. such vacancy or vacancies, and the person or persons, so ap

pointed, shall possess the same powers and privileges as if named in this act; and by the name and style of the Trustees of the Anderson Seminary, may sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded, in any court of law or equity.

Sec. 3. Be it further enacted, That the said Trustees, and May hold real their successors, shall have power and they are hereby authorestate and re- ized to purchase and receive the conveyance to a lot of ground ceive donations in or adjoining the town of Lawrenceburg, in said county, upon

'which to erect said Seminary, and to receive donations of money, lands, or other property, for the use and benefit of said Seminary.

Sec. 4. Be it further enacted, That it shall be the duty of Trustees to said Trustees to assemble at least once in three months, or of

at least tener if they think proper, and make such examination into once in every the progress of the students, and management of the general

concerns of the institution, as they may deem necessary.

SEC. 5. Be it further enacted, That a majority of the said May select Trustees shall form a quorum to do business; that they shall teachers, eract have power, from time to time, to select a teacher or teachers, by-laws, &c.

and to make and enact such rules and by-laws, for the government of said institution, as they may deem expedient, not con

trary to the laws of this Commonwealth. Fines and for

SEC. 6. Be it further enacted, That from and after the paspriated to sem

meet

sage of this act, all the fines and forfeitures which shall be iminary,

feitures appro

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