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ACTS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF GEORGIA, PASSED AT MILLEDGEVILLE, IN NOVEMBER AND DECEMBER, MDCCCVII. 1807.
ACTS OF THE STATE OF GEORGIA, PASSED IN 1807.

1807 Vol. 1 -- Page: (15)

Sequential Number: 004
Type: AN ACT
Full Title: To add part of the Counties of Washington and Hancock, to the County of Baldwin.
WHEREAS a number of the citizens inhabitants of said counties, have petitioned this legislature, praying to be added to the county of Baldwin: -- Be it therefore enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the state of Georgia, in General Assembly met, and by authority of the same, That all that part of the said counties of Hancock and Washington, hereafter described, be added to, and become a part of Baldwin county, to wit: Beginning at Aaron M`Kenzie's ferry, on the Oconee river; thence a straight line to Holt's mills, on Town creek; thence up said creek, with the meanders thereof, to Harris's upper mills, on said creek; thence a straight line to the Oconee river, opposite the mouth of Little river; thence with the Oconee river to the beginning.
BENJ: WHITAKER, Speaker of
the House of Representatives.
JOHN FOSTER, President of the
Senate, pro tem.
JARED IRWIN, Governor.
Approval Date: ASSENTED TO 10th December, 1807.



ACTS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF GEORGIA, PASSED AT MILLEDGEVILLE, At an Annual Session, In November and December, 1812.
ACTS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF GEORGIA; PASSED IN NOVEMBER AND DECEMBER, 1812
1812 Vol. 1 -- Page: 21
Sequential Number: 011
Type: AN ACT
Full Title: To add a part of Washington county to the county of Baldwin.
§ 1. BE it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Georgia in General Assembly met, and by the authority of the same, That from and after the passing of this act, all that part of Washington county, lying between Town creek and the Oconee river, shall constitute a part of Baldwin county; any law to the contrary notwithstanding.
BENJAMIN WHITAKER,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.
WILLIAM RABUN,
President of the Senate.
Executive Department, Georgia,
DAVID B. MITCHELL, Governor.
Approval Date: Assented to, 5th December, 1812.


ACTS OF THE General [Illegible Text], OF THE STATE OF GEORGIA, [Illegible Text] IN [Illegible Text] AT AN ANNUAL SESSION IN NOV. AND DEC. 1826.
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Counties.
1826 Vol. 1 -- Page: 63
Sequential Number: 047
Full Title: AN ACT to add part of the county of Washington to the county of Baldwin.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Georgia in General Assembly met, and it is hereby enacted by the authority aforesaid, That immediately from and after the passing of this act, that part of Washington county lying between Gum creek and Town creek, shall become a part of the county of Baldwin, commencing with a line at the mouth of Gum creek where it empties into the Oconee river, and then running up [Illegible Text] creek to its head or most western branch, and from thence a straight line to the dividing line between the counties of Washington and Hancock at a place known as Vinson's old field about a quarter of a mile from the residence of John Giles, and thence on the [Illegible Text] line to Town creek, and any expenses that may accrue in running of the line shall [Illegible Text] paid by the county of Baldwin.
Approval Date: Assented to, 27th December, 1826.



ACTS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF GEORGIA, PASSED IN MILLEDGEVILLE AT AN ANNUAL SESSION IN NOVEMBER AND DECEMBER, 1834.
BRIDGES.
1834 Vol. 1 -- Page: 51
Sequential Number: 036
Full Title: AN ACT authorizing Samuel Buffington to erect a toll-bridge across the Oconee river, in Baldwin county, at or near the place now known as Buffington's Ferry in said county.
SEC. 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Georgia in General Assembly met, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the same, That from and after the passage of this act, Samuel Buffington of Baldwin county is fully authorized to construct a bridge across the Oconee river, at or near his present ferry in said county, beginning on his own land and extending the same to the west bank of or the town common of Milledgeville, lying on said river; and the said bridge to be kept up by the said Samuel Buffingt on and his heirs for thirty years from the passage of this act: Provided, the said Samuel Buffington shall pay to the commissioners of the town of Milledgeville such tax as they may assess per annum upon said bridge.
SEC. 2. And be it further enacted, That the said Samuel Buffington be authorized to demand and receive from all persons crossing said bridge the usual rates of toll charged at other bridges on said river in said county.
THOMAS GLASCOCK,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.
JACOB WOOD,
President of the Senate.
WILSON LUMPKIN, Governor.
Approval Date: Assented to, 20th Dec. 1834.


ACTS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF GEORGIA, PASSED IN MILLEDGEVILLE, AT A BI-ENNIAL SESSION, IN NOVEMBER, DECEMBER, JANUARY, FEBRUARY & MARCH, 1855-'56. COMPILED, AND NOTES ADDED, By JOHN W. DUNCAN.
PART I.--PUBLIC LAWS.
TITLE XI. COUNTY LINES.
1855 Vol. 1 -- Page: 128
Sequential Number: 058
Law Number: (No. 58.)
Full Title: An Act to alter and change the lines between certain counties therein named.
33. SECTION I. Be it enacted, &c., That from and after the passage of this act, the county line of Wilkinson and Baldwin counties be so changed as to include lots No. 127, 120 and 121 in the fifth district of originally Baldwin, and now Wilkinson county, including also the residence of Charles Ivey, in Baldwin county.
34. SEC. II. And be it further enacted, That the line between the counties of Jones and Baldwin be so changed as to include the residence of John F. Bivins and Lewis Bagley, now in the county of Jones, in the county of Baldwin.
37. SEC. V. (Repeals conflicting laws.)
Approval Date: APPROVED, March 4th, 1856.

ACTS AND RESOLUTIONS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF GEORGIA, PASSED AT ITS SESSION IN JULY AND AUGUST, 1872.
PART II. LOCAL AND PRIVATE LAWS.
TITLE II. COUNTIES AND COUNTY LINES.
1872 Vol. 1 -- Page: 387
Sequential Number: 259
Law Number: (No. 259 -- O. No. 83.)
Full Title: An act to change the line between the counties of Baldwin and Wilkinson; to add a portion of the county of Wilkinson to the county of Baldwin, and for other purposes.
Section 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Georgia, That, from and immediately after the passage of this act, the line between the counties of Wilkinson and Baldwin shall be so changed as to run as follows, viz: commencing where the line between said counties touches the corner of land lots numbers 236 and 237, and to run in a south-easterly direction along the easterly line of lots numbers 236, 235 and 234, until it strikes Little Black creek; thence running up said Little Black creek in its course through land lots numbers 234, 228, 227 and 226, until it strikes the southern boundary line of Baldwin county, so as to include land lots numbers 235 and 236, and parts of land lots numbers 234, 228, 227, 226 and 237, now in the county of Wilkinson, in the county of Baldwin.
Sec. 2. Repeals conflicting laws.
Approval Date: Approved August 23, 1872.
 
 

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