ACTS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF GEORGIA,
 

COMMISSIONERS

1801 Vol. 1 -- Page: 73

Sequential Number: 025
Type: AN ACT

Full Title: For the Inspection of Flour
-- In the City of Savannah, in the City of Augusta, Petersburg, and at the Mill of Joseph Ray, in the County of Columbia, and at the Town of Sparta and Montpelier in Hancock County; and at Leven Wail's Mill in the County of [Illegible Text] [Illegible Text] Philip Hunter's Mill in the County of Greene, [Illegible Text] Mill in the County of Jackson, and at Hudson's Mill in the County of Scriven, under such regulations as are hereinafter pointed out.
Approval Date: Assented to December 5, 1801.

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1801 Vol. 1 -- Page: 80

Full Title: For the Improvement of the Navigation of the [Illegible Text] and Alatamaba Rivers, from Montpelier to Darian.

SEC. 3. And be it further enacted, That the [Illegible Text] named persons shall be, and they are hereby [Illegible Text] pointed Commissioners of the following Distri[UNK]cts Divisions, that is to say: -- John Miles, [Illegible Text] from Montpelier to the Mouth of Buck Creek -- [Illegible Text] Boykin, from the Mouth of Buck Creek to [Illegible Text] White Bluff -- Reed Dupre from the White [Illegible Text] the Mouth of Buffalo
Approval Date: Assented  to December 5, 1801.

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1801 Vol. 1 -- Page: (52)

Full Title: For the improvement of the navigation of the Oconee and Alatamaba Rivers, from Montpellier to Darien.

SEC. 5. And be it further ena[UNK]cted, That the limits on the said Rivers for working thereon shall be in distrî[UNK]cts, and the Commissioners thereto as follows, to [Illegible Text] John Miles Commissioner from Montpellier to the line dividing the Counties of Hancock and Washington, Francis Boykin from the said dividing line to the White Bluff, Reed Dupree from the White Bluff to the mouth of Buffalo Creek, Robert Glen from the mouth of Buffalo Creek to the mouth of Deep Creek, Elijah Blackshear from the mouth of Deep Creek to the line dividing the Counties of Washington and Montgomery, Samuel Harrison from the said dividing line to the Rock Spring, Peter Mercer from the Rock Spring to Berryhill's Bluff, James Blanchard from Berryhill's Bluff to Silver Bluff, Thomas Raines from Silver Bluff to Stallings's Bluff, George Wyche from Silver Bluff to Foard's Shoal, Short Long from Foard's Shoal to the jun[UNK]ction of the Oconee and Oakmulgee Rivers, [Illegible Text] Travies from the said jun[UNK]ction to Milligan's Bluff, John Swilly from Milligan's Bluff to the mouth of Ohoopie, Shadrach Stanley from the mouth of Ohoopie to Beard's Bluff, Martin Harden from Beard's Bluff to the lower end of [Illegible Text] Cut, Richard Bryant from the lower end of [Illegible Text] Cut to the mouth of Pinhallaway, John Johnson from the mouth of Pinhallaway to Darien.
Approval Date: Assented to December 1, 1802.

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1810 Vol. 1 -- Page: 99
Full Title: To authorize certain commissioners to lay out a road from Milledgeville to the town of Hartford in the county of Pulaski, to [Illegible Text] the road now open from Hartford to the Twiggs county line.

§ 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 it is hereby enacted, That Aaron Feagen and B. M'Crary be, & they are hereby appointed Commissioners for the county of Baldwin, and that John King, Thomas Durham and Thomas M'Ginty be, and they are hereby appointed Commissioners for the county of Wilkinson, and Robert Sherrard, John Hays and Thomas Dennard be, and they are hereby appointed commissioners for the county of Twiggs.
Approval Date: Assented to, 15th December, 1810.

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1819 Vol. 1 -- Page: 61
Full Title: To amend an act, to render navigable that part of the Oconne river, situated between the mouth of Fishing creek in Baldwin county and Hudson's Ford, at or near Barnett's shoal in the county of Clarke, passed in the year 1818.

WHEREAS, Messrs. Reid and Terrell are authorized by an act of the Legislature to render navigable the Oconee river from the mouth of Fishing creek to Barnett's shoal, and as experience has pointed out some imperfections in said act:
§ 4. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That Tomlinson Fort, Hines Holt, Henry Branham, Warren Jourdan, James Ware, Peter J. Williams, George Heard and Robert Rea, be and they are hereby appointed commissioners in addition to those heretofore appointed by the before recited act, with power to appoint a chairman and convene the said commissioners by public advertisement, and that any three of said number shall be sufficient to form a board for inspecting the work agreeable to the provisions of the before recited act.
Approval Date: Assented to, 22d December, 1819.

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1836 Vol. 1 -- Page: 19

Full Title: To appropriate money for the removal of obstructions to the navigation of the Oconee River, below Milledgeville, and to appoint Commissioners with full power to carry into effect the intention of the Legislature in relation thereto.

And be it further enacted, That Farish Carter, George L. Deming, Thomas B. Stubbs, Nathan McGehee and Horace
R. Ward, be, and they are hereby appointed Commissioners for the removal of obstructions to the navigation of the Oconee River, below Milledgeville, with full power to employ such artizans and operatives, as they may deem necessary to the complete effectuation of the purposes of the appropriation hereby made, and to make all other contracts in relation to the end contemplated, which in the judgment of a majority of them, may most advance the interests of the community.
Approval Date: Assented to, Dec. 27, 1836.

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1838 Vol. 1 -- Page: 284
Resolved, That the Senator and Representatives of the county of Baldwin, to-wit: William Y. Hansell, Samuel Rockwell, and Richard K. Hines, be added as Commissioners to those heretofore appointed.
Lunatic Asylum

In House of Representatives, agreed to, 27th Dec. 1838.

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1835 Vol. 1 -- Page: 249

Full Title: AN ACT to prevent obstructions in the Oconee river from the Green and Hancock county line, on its eastern bank, to its confluence with the Ocmulgee river, calculated to impede the free passage of fish, to appoint commissioners, and punish those who may attempt to defeat the same.

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 Joel Hurts, Hamlin Bass and Thomas Clopton, are hereby appointed commissioners in and for the county of Putham; that John Graybill, Prestley Harper and Robert Brayant are hereby appointed commissioners in and for the county of Hancock; that James Dickson, Elisha King and Michael Graybill, are hereby appointed commissioners in and for the county of Baldwin; that John Freeman, Ratliff Boon and James Jackson of the county of Wilkinson, are hereby appointed commissioners for the same; that Metcalf Fisher, Robert Fluker and Kinehen Taylor, are hereby appointed commissioners in and for the county of Washington, who, or a majority of whom, shall have complete power in their respective counties to survey, view, ascertain and designate the main channel of the said Oconee river, fifty feet in width of which is to be kept open for the free passage of fish.
Approval Date: Assented to, 26th Dec. 1835.

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1839 Vol. 1 -- Page: 164

Section 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 John R. Scott and William Moran be, and they are hereby appointed Commissioners in and for the county of Baldwin, in the place of Elisha King and Michael Grabill, deceased; and when a vacancy may hereafter occur, by death, removal or otherwise, of either of the Commissioners now, or those heretofore appointed, it shall and may be lawful for the Inferior Court in and for which county such vacancy may occur, upon the fact being made known to them, by either of the then acting Commissioness, or any person, to fill such vacancy, by appointing some fit and proper person
Assented to, December 21st, 1839.


PARDONS

1840 Vol. 1 -- Page: 137

Full Title: AN ACT to pardon Jackson Mahon of the county of Baldwin.

Whereas at the July term, 1835, of Baldwin Superior court, Jackson Mahon was, upon circumstancial testimony,
convicted of the crime of murder, and in pursuance of said conviction, was sentenced to hard labor in the Penitentiary during life, where he is now confined.

And Whereas a petition of a large number of citizens and the Jury who convicted him, is presented, praying his pardon --

Section 1. Be it therefore 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 immediately after the first day of July next, the said Jackson Mahon be, and he is hereby declared to be fully, freely and entirely pardoned, exonerated and discharged from the pains and penalties of his said conviction and sentence, as fully, freely, and entirely as if such conviction and sentence had never taken place, or the crime of which he was convicted, had never been committed.

Approval Date: Assented to, 17th December, 1840.

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1851 Vol. 1 -- Page: 506

Full Title: AN [Illegible Text] for the pardon of James Johnson, of the county of Baldwin, [Illegible Text] the sentence of death for the crime of murder.

SECTION I. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of [Illegible Text] of the State of Georgia in General Assembly met, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the [Illegible Text], That from and after the passage of this Act, James Johnson, of the county of Baldwin, now under the sentence of death upon a conviction of murder, be and he is hereby pardoned of said offence of murder, and relieved from the penalty of the same, and that the Sheriff of said county of Baldwin, upon the production of this Bill properly authenticated as having passed into a law, do discharge and relieve the said James Johnson, and permit him to go free, without hurt.

Approval Date: Approved, November 28, 1851.


NAME CHANGES
1849 Vol. 1 -- Page: 321

Full Title: AN ACT to change the names and legitimatize the persons therein named, and for other purposes.

SECTION 9. And be it further enacted, That the name of John Erwin Butler, of the county of Baldwin, be changed to that of John Josiah Wooten, and that he be fully capable of taking, receiving and inheriting the estate, real and personal, of his reputed father, Josiah M. Wooten, of said county, according to the statute of distrubution of this State, as fully as if he had been born in lawful wedlock; and that the name of John Hobbs, of the county of Crawford, be changed to that of John Newson; and that the name of Eliza C. Lane, of Newton county, be changed to that of Eliza C. Jennings; and that the name of Jane Maria Collens, of Tattnall county, be and she is hereby legitimatized, and shall henceforward be known as the legitimate child of Lewis Cobb, her reputed father, and fully capable of inheriting the real and personal estate of said Lewis Cobb; and that the name of Hackley Butler, of Jackson county, be changed to that of General Butler; and that the name of Seaborn Key and Enos Key, of the county of Burke, be changed to that of Seaborn Sapp and Enos Sapp, and that they be fully [Illegible Text] and regarded as the legitimate children of Isaiah Sapp, their reputed father, and are hereby declared capable of inheriting real and personal estate as perfectly as if they had been born in lawful wedlock; and that America Adalaide Rebecca Gordon be and she is hereby declared fully and completely made capable of inheriting real and personal estate of Daniel L. Gordon, of Henry county; and that the name of Fanny Franklin Ford, Nelly Overtaker Ford, Frederick Clopton Ford, Hance Stephens Ford, and Ramath Rice Ford, be and they are hereby by changed to that of Fanny Franklin Hargrave, Nelly Overtaker Hargrave, Frederick Clopton Hargrave, Hance Stephens Hargrave, and Ramath Rice Hargrave, and that they be and are [Illegible Text] declared legitimatized and made capable in law of inheriting real and personal estate as the legitimate children of Bright W. Hargrave, of Carroll county, their reputed father; and that the name of Thomas Henry Davis, of Crawford county, be changed to that of Thomas Henry Turner, and he is hereby declared legitimatized and made capable of inheriting real and personal estate as fully as if he had been born in lawful wedlock as the legitimate child of Gregory J. Turner, his reputed father; and that the name of James J. McCrane, of the county of Crawford, be and it is hereby changed to that of James J. Copeland.
Approved, February 16, 1850.

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1853 Vol. 1 -- Page: 499

Full Title: An Act to alter and change the name of John Andrew Turner, of the County of Baldwin, to that of John Andrew Barelay, his reputed father.

SECTION I. 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, that the name of John Andrew Turner, of the County of Baldwin, be changed to that of John Andrew Barclay, his reputed father, and that he be fully legitimated and made an heir at law, and entitled to all the rights and privileges he would have enjoyed had he been born in lawful wedlock, and he be made capable of inheriting the estate, both real and personal, of John A. Barclay, his reputed father.

Approval Date: Approved, February 18th, 1854.


MISCELLANEOUS

1855 Vol. 1 -- Page: 512

6 Sec. III. And be it further enacted, That from and after the passage of this act, Mary Ann Barnett, wife of Nathan C. Barnett, of the county of Baldwin, be and she is hereby authorised to contract and be contracted with, as a feme sole, and transact business in her own name, and for her own use and benefit, notwithstanding her coverture, and that her future acquisitions shall not be liable for the debts or contracts of her present, or any future husband, and that she may sue and be sued, in her own name.
12 Sec. IX, Repeals conflicting laws.

Approval Date: APPROVED, February 28th, 1856.

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1839 Vol. 1 -- Page: 236

IN SENATE.

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Georgia, in General Assembly met, and it is hereby resolved by the authority of the same, That His Excellency the Governor, be, and he is hereby directed and authorized to erect monuments over General David Brady Mitchell, (a former Governor of Georgia,) who died whilst representing the county of Baldwin, in the year 1837: and Robert Brown, who died whilst representing the county of Murray, as Senator, in the year 1838.

Agreed to, December 2d, 1839.
 

1831 Vol. 1 -- Page: 79
Sequential Number: 051

Full Title: AN ACT to make permanent the site of the public buildings in and for the county of Randolph, at the town of Cuthbert, and to incorporate the same.

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, the public buildings in and for the county of Randolph, shall, and the same are hereby declared to be permanently fixed on lot of land number seventy six, in the sixth district of Lee county, as formerly, now the county of Randolph, which said public site shall be called and known by the name of Cuthbert, in honor of John A. Cuthbert, of Baldwin county.

Sec. 2. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That on the first Monday in February next, and on the first
Monday in February in every year thereafter, it shall be lawful for all persons inhabitants within the corporate limits of said town, entitled to vote for members of the Legislature, to assemble at the court house in said town, and under the superintendance of two or more Justices of the Peace or Justices of the Inferior Court of said county, to elect by ballot five Commissioners, who shall continue in office for one year, and until their successors are elected, and if it shall so happen that such election shall not take place on the day before appointed, it shall be lawful for the same to be held on any other day in the manner and form before prescribed by this act, upon ten days notice being given thereof in two or more public places in said town, and in case of the death, removal or resignation of any of said Commissioners, those remaining shall have power to fill such vacancy or vacancies, until the next annual election.

Sec. 3. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That the aforementioned Commissioners and their successors in office, shall have full power and authority to pass all laws and regulations and all other matters of police as shall seem to them conductive to the peace and well being of the inhabitants thereof: Provided, the same is not repugnant to the laws now in force of this State.

Sec. 4. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That said Commissioners shall be authorised to issue executions for any tax, fines and penalties which may be assessed by them in conformity to the provisions of this act, and the same shall be collected as magistrates executions.

Sec. 5. And be it further enacted, That all laws and parts of laws, militating against this act be, and the same is hereby repealed.

ASBURY HULL,

Speaker of the House of Representatives.

THOMAS STOCKS,

President of the Senate.

WILSON LUMPKIN, Governor.

Approval Date: Assented to, Dec. 26, 1831.
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  1835 Vol. 1 -- Page: 17

Sequential Number: 012

Full Title: AN ACT to appropriate money for the political year eighteen hundred and thirty-six.

To Edward J. Hill, late Solicitor General of the Oemulgee circuit, the sum of seventy-five dollars for his services in prosecuting to judgment a claim of the state against E. H. Pierce, of Baldwin county.
Approval Date: Assented to, 21st Dec. 1835.

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1838 Vol. 1 -- Page: 249

Sequential Number: 200
Type: AN ACT,

Full Title: To incorporate a Volunteer Corps of Infantry in the City of Milledgeville, and to grant unto it certain privileges.

Section 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 the Volunteer Corps of Infantry now existing in the City of Milledgeville, under the name of "Metropolitan Greys," be, and the same are hereby incorporated and made a body politic and corporate, by the above name, and by that name, or any other which a majority of said Corps shall select, be, and they are hereby made capable in law to sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded, and to have a common seal, and to hold such property, real and personal, by gift or purchase, as may be found necessary for the convenient and beneficial administration of the affairs of the said corps, with authority to establish bylaws for the government thereof: Provided, said by-laws shall not infringe the Constitution and Laws of this State, or of the United States, -- and that the Governor, on the requisition of the Captain, be requested to furnish the said corps with arms.

Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the officers of said company shall be as follows, that is to say, for forty rank and file; including non-commissioned officers, one Captain, one first Lieutenant, one second Lieutenant, and one Ensign; for sixty-four rank and file, including non-commissioned officers, one additional Lieutenant. And said officers shall constitute a Court of Enquiry, to hear and determine on all cases of delinquency or breach of the by-laws of said corps, as well as all trials for
unmilitary and ungentlemanly conduct, and to award suitable punishment there for, from whose decision there may be an appeal to a Division Court Martial, convened by the Maj. General of the third Division of Georgia Militia, and in case of no appeal within ten days after the award of judgment by said Court of Enquiry, the said judgment shall be final and enforced as decrees of Courts of Enquiry are directed to be enforced by the Laws of this State.

Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That all persons enrolled as members of said corps, or who may hereafter enrol themselves members thereof, shall be exempt, and they are hereby declared to be exempted from all Militia duty, excepting what shall be required of them as members of said corps, and from all road, patrol and jury duties, so long as they faithfully continue in the service of said corps, and do and discharge all the duties required of them as members thereof: Provided, said exemptions shall not, and they are hereby declared not to excuse or exhonerate the members of said corps from doing Militia duty in times of invasion, insurrection, rebellion or actual war: And provided furthermore, it shall be the duty of the commanding officer of said corps, and he is hereby expressly required to report to the proper civil authorities, the names of all such member or members who may, or shall at any time be dismissed, or who may or shall withdraw from said corps, in order that said exemptions or privileges hereby extended, may in such cases cease and be determined.

Sec. 4. And be it further enacted, That a certificate of the commanding officer, specifying the names of the members of said corps, shall be made out and delivered to the Inferior Court of Baldwin county, and all other civil authorities, exercising control over the road, patrol and jury duties, in and for said county, while said certificate shall be deemed and held sufficient evidence to exempt the persons therein named, from doing road or patrol duty, or serving on any of the juries in and for said county, during the time that such persons shall belong to said corps.

Sec. 5. And be it further enacted, That the said corps shall be annexed to the third Division of Georgia Militia, and be subject to the annual drills and inspection usually ordered for such Division; and that all laws or parts of laws militating against the true intent and meaning of this act, be, and they are hereby repealed.

JOSEPH DAY,

Speaker of the House of Representatives.

CHARLES DOUGHERTY,

President of the Senate.

GEORGE R. GILMER, Governor.

Approval Date: Assented to 31st December, 1838.
 



ACTS OF THE STATE OF GEORGIA, 1845.
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1845 Vol. 1 -- Page: 4

Sequential Number: 002

Full Title: AN ACT to appropriate money for the support of Government for the political years eighteen hundred and forty-six, and eighteen hundred and forty-seven.

SEC. 73. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That the sum of one hundred dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary, be and is hereby appropriated for the erection of a suitable tomb over the grave of James D. Allaman,

a Soldier in the last War, who was killed in firing a cannon at the funeral obsequies of General Jackson in the city of Milledgeville.
Approval Date: Approved, December 24th, 1845.
 

1871 Vol. 1 -- Page: 321

Sequential Number: 276
Law Number: No. I -- (O No. 5.)

Full Title: An Act for the relief of Arthur J. Butts, of Baldwin county.

Whereas, At the August Term (1870) of Baldwin Superior Court, the appearance bond of John Veal, signed by himself and Arthur J. Butts as security was forfeited for the non-appearance of said Veal for the sum of five hundred dollars.

Section I. Be it enacted, That Arthur J. Butts be, and he is hereby relieved from the penalties of said bond and forfeiture: Provided, that he pay all costs that have accrued in said case.

Approval Date: Approved January 19th, 1872.
 
 

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1853 Vol. 1 -- Page: 504

Full Title: An Act to authorize E. G. Doyle, of the County of Baldwin, to practice Physic on the Hom[oelig]opathic System, and to charge and [Illegible Text] compensation for his services.

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 immediately after the passage of this Act, E. G. Doyle, of the County of Baldwin, be and he is hereby authorized to practice the [Illegible Text] System, and to charge and collect for his services such compensation as licensed physicians may now do by law, upon his paying the same tax as is now imposed upon regular licensed physicians; any law, usage or custom to the contrary notwithstanding.
Approval Date: Approved, February 18th, 1854.

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1853 Vol. 1 -- Page: 524

Sequential Number: 545
Law Number: (No. 455.)

Full Title: An Act to authorize James Herty, of Baldwin County, to sell by retail his present stock of Drugs and Medicines, without incurring penalty or forfeiture.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Georgia, That James Herty, of the County of Baldwin, is hereby authorized to sell, by retail, his present stock of Drugs and Medicines now in the City of Milledgeville, without incurring any penalty or forfeiture therefor.

Approval Date: Approved, February 18th, 1854.

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1859 Vol. 1 -- Page: 105

Full Title: An Act to authorize the Ordinary of Baldwin county to pay over to Sarah M. Candler the sum of two hundred and three dollars and ninety cents for teaching poor children in said county; and also to authorize him to pay to L. Carrington, thirty-one dollars and sixty-six cents balance [Illegible Text] him for teaching poor children in said county, for the year 1858.

121. SECTION I. The Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Georgia do enact, That the Ordinary of the county of Baldwin be and he is hereby authorized and required to pay over to Sarah M. Candler the sum of two hundred and three dollars and ninety cents, out of any money belonging to the poor school fund of said county, for the year 1859, after the payment of Teachers for services rendered in teaching for said year.

122. SEC. II. Be it further enacted, That said Ordinary be authorized to pay out of the same fund to L. Carrington, thirty-one dollars and sixty-six cents, balance due him for teaching poor children in said county, for the year 1858.
[Sidenote: Also $31, 66 to L. Carrington.]

SEC. III. Repeals conflicting laws.

Approval Date: Assented to, Dec. 19, 1859.

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59. Sec. IV. And be it further enacted, That R. M. Orme & Son, Boughton, Nisbet & Barnes, E. Waitzfelder & Company, E. D. Brown, Fair & Edwards, Daniel R. Tucker, Samuel G. White, S. & R. A. McCombs, D. B. Stetson, Compton & Callaway, Samuel T. Beecher, George L. Deming, John Treanor and Scott & Caraker, or so many of the above named persons as may become Stockholders
in the Company hereafter designated, together with such others not herein named, as may hereafter subscribe for stock in said Company, be, and the same are hereby constituted a body corporate by the name and style of the Milledgeville Telegraph Company,
Approval Date: Approved December 17th, 1857.

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1838 Vol. 1 -- Page: 165

Sequential Number: 137
Type: AN ACT,

Full Title: To exempt Henry Darnell from the several provisions of the acts of the General Assembly, concerning Pedlers, and to authorize him to engage in that business without license.

Assented to, 29th December, 1838.

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1805 Vol. 1 -- Page: (51)

Full Title: To organise the counties of Baldwin and Wilkinson.

WHEREAS it is necessary and expedient, that the counties of Baldwin and Wilkinson be organised as speedily as possible.

SEC. 1. BE it therefore 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 Sampson Harris, Archibald M. Devereaux, Benjamin Tarver, Stephen Nobles and Edmund Lane, be, and they are hereby appointed justices of the inferior court of the county of Baldwin; and, that Samuel Beckum, William Randolph, Lewis Lanier, William O'Neal and Thomas Gilbert, be, and they are hereby appointed justices of the inferior court of the county of Wilkinson; and the vacancies occasioned thereby, shall be filled by appointment of his Excellency the Governor; which justices and courts shall have, and are hereby vested with the same power and authority as the other justices and inferior courts of this state.

SEC. 7. And be it further enacted, That the citizens, inhabitants of the said counties, shall be entitled to elect officers of the militia, in such manner as is pointed out by the militia law, which militia shall be added to, and form part of (that is to say) the militia of the county of Baldwin, shall form part of the second brigade of the third division; and the militia of the county of Wilkinson, shall form part of the second brigade of the second division.

Approval Date: Assented to, December 7, 1805.

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RELIEF

1830 Vol. 1 -- Page: 178

Sequential Number: 128

Full Title: AN ACT to relieve John A. Jones, John D. Chapman, John R. Mahone, and the legal representatives of Abner Hammond, dec'd. from the payment of certain money as therein mentioned.

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 John A. Jones, John D. Chapman, John R. Mahone, and the legal representatives of Abner Hammond, dec'd, and their securities, be, and they are hereby released from the payment of the balance due on a certain judgment obtained in the Superior Court of the county of Baldwin in favor of the Bank of Darien, against the said Jones, Chapman, Mahone, Hammond and others, securities: Provided however, That they shall satisfy and pay all costs of said suit, and that the sum which may be hereby released, shall be from the interest owned by the State, in the stock of said Bank.
Approval Date: Assented to, 20th. Dec. 1830.

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1831 Vol. 1 -- Page: 182

Full Title: AN ACT for the relief of Augustin Harris.

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 Augustin Harris of the county of Baldwin, his heirs and representatives, after the passage of this act, shall be fully and entirely released and exonerated from the payment of a judgment recovered against him in the Superior Court of Baldwin county in favor of the Central Bank of the State of Georgia, on a bond given by him for the purchase money of lot number two, in squarethirty-four, in the town of Milledgeville, in [Illegible Text] year eighteen hundred and six: Provided, the said Augustin Harris, his heirs or representatives, shall first pay all costs, which have accrued thereon.

Approval Date: Assented to, Dec. 26, 1831.

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1831 Vol. 1 -- Page: 184

Full Title: AN ACT to authorise the Justices of the Inferior Court of the county of Baldwin to remit a forfeiture incurred by Robert Reynolds.

Whereas Robert Reynolds, heretofore became bound for the appearance of Samuel Gregory, against whom there was a true bill found at Baldwin Superior Court, for the offence of larceny from the house, and the said Samuel Gregory failing to appear, his recognizance was forfeited for the sum of five hundred dollars.

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 passing of this act, the Justices of the Inferior Court of the county of Baldwin, be, and they are hereby authorised and empowered to remit the whole or any part of said forfeiture, so incurred by the said Robert Reynolds on the failure of the said Samuel Gregory so to appear: Provided, that the said Robert [Illegible Text] shall in no case be exonerated until he shall have paid all costs that accrued in said case.

Approval Date: Assented to, Dec. 26, 1831.

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1832 Vol. 1 -- Page: 148

Full Title: AN ACT for the relief of Philip Cook.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Gcorgia in General Assembly met, That Philip Cook, now of the county of Twiggs, formerly of the county of Baldwin, his heirs, executors and administrators, and his and their property as such, from and after the passage of this act, shall be, and hereby fully and entirely released and exonerated from the payment of two judgments recovered against him in the Superior court of Baldwin county, in the present year, in favor of the Central Bank of the State of Georgia, on bonds given by him for the purchase of lots in the town of Milledgeville; the said Pillip Cook paying all court costs, which may have accrued thereon.
Assented to, Dec. 22, 1832.

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1835 Vol. 1 -- Page: 231

Full Title: AN ACT to be entitled An Act for the relief of Samuel Buffington.

Whereas, there is now progressing in the superior court of Baldwin county, a suit at law against Samuel Buffington, against whom a scire facias has been issued on a bond or recognizance of one James A. Tippens, "conditioned" that the said James A. Tippens should appear at the superior court of said county of Baldwin, to answer the prosecution of the Central Bank of Georgia, in a charge of forgery against the said James A. Tippens, on which bond the said Samuel Buffington became the security of the said James A. Tippens for his appearance as aforesaid. And whereas, though there has been an utter failure to prosecute the said James A. Tippens, and even no attempt whatever to obtain a true bill of indictment against him, yet the said Samuel Buffington hath been called on by a writ of scire facias, or other legal process, to answer an action instituted against him as security on the said bond or recognizance of the said James A. Tippens, for remedy whereof,

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 the inferior court of the county of Baldwin be empowered and fully authorized to remit and discharge all, or so much of said bond or recognizance as to them shall seem fit and proper: Provided, the said Samuel Buffington shall fully pay off and discharge all costs which the State may have incurred in prosecuting said bond.

Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That all laws and parts of laws militating against this act be, and the same are hereby repealed.
Approval Date: Assented to, 22d Dec. 1835.

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1849 Vol. 1 -- Page: 348

Sequential Number: 432

Full Title: AN ACT for the relief of John Dismukes of the county of Meriwether, and also Rebecca Wade.

WHEREAS at the November term of the Superior Court holden for the county of Baldwin, the final trial was had and
verdict rendered in case of Delilia Dismukes versus John Dismukes, in libel for divorce; and whereas under existing laws the defendant is under certain restraints and disabilities, in that he is prohibited from again entering into the marriage contract; for remedy whereof --

SECTION 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, the said John Dismukes shall be and is hereby fully exhonerated, relieved and released from the restraints and disabilities by law incurred in consequence of said judgment, and shall have full and complete authority to enter into [the] marriage contract as fully as though no legal disability ever existed -- any law or usage to the contrary notwithstanding.

SECTION 2. And be it further enacted, That the legal disabilities incurred by Rebecca Wade, by reason of a divorce obtained against her by her late husband, Washington Wade, be and the same are hereby removed, and that she be as fully entitled to marry again, as if said disability had never existed.
Approval Date: Approved, February 11, 1850.

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859 Vol. 1 -- Page: 111
Full Title: An act for the relief of John W. Cardwell, of the county of Morgan, and Tomlinson Fort, of the county of Baldwin, and for other purposes.

WHEREAS, John W. Cardwell of the county of Morgan, and Tomlinson Fort, of the county of Baldwin, have in their posession and owned by them, script amounting to five hundred and twenty dollars, besides interest, which was issued for labor and work done on the Western & Atlantic Railroad.

And whereas, There is no provision by law for the payment of the same.

10. SEC. I. Be it enacted, That the State Treasurer be, and he is hereby authorized and required, to pay to John W. Cardwell or his agent, and to Tomlinson Fort, the amount of the principal and interest of said scrip, out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated, and that his Excellency the Governor, do draw his warrant for the same, upon being satisfied of the genuineness of the script, in favor of said parties, for the principle, and interest on the same.
Approval Date: Assented to December 17th; 1859.


INCORPORATIONS
1831 Vol. 1 -- Page: 249

Sequential Number: 190

Full Title: AN ACT to incorporate the trustees of the Masonic Hall in the town of Milledgeville.

Whereas, by an act of the General Assembly of this State, passed on the ninth day of December, eighteen hundred and twenty-eight, certain persons therein named, were constituted commissioners and authorised to raise by Lottery the sum of twenty-five thousand dollars, to be appropriated to the building of a Masonic Hall in the town of Milledgeville; And whereas, it is made known to this Assembly, that in pursuance of said act, said commissioners have raised a certain sum of money by Lottery; And whereas, it was the intention of said act, that the Hall [Illegible Text] to be built, should be for the benefit of all the Masonic Institutions now in said town, some of which are not incorporated.

Sec. 1. Be it therefore 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, Seaton Grantland, R. K. Hines, George W. Murray, Thomas Ragland, F. V. Delaunay, William J. Davis, Iverson L. Harris, S. Rockwell, and William Y. Hansell, and their successors, shall be, and they are hereby constituted and created a body corporate and politic, by the name and style of "the Trustees of the Masonic Hall in the town of Milledgeville."
Approval Date: Assented to, Dec. 26, 1831

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1855 Vol. 1 -- Page: 479
Sequential Number: 420
Law Number: (No. 417.)

Full Title: An Act amendatory of an act, entitled an act to incorporate the trustees of the Masonic Hall in the town of Milledgeville, assented to December 26th, 1831.

1. Section I. Be it enacted, &c., That Seaton Grantland, J. W. L. Daniel, S. T. Beecher, P. Fair, Geo. D. Case, William S. Rockwell and Alfred M. Nisbet be, and they are hereby constituted and appointed trustees of the Masonic Hall, in the city of Milledgeville, with all the powers and functions granted to the trustees originally appointed by said act.
APPROVED, March 5th, 1856.

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1857 Vol. 1 -- Page: 83
59. Sec. IV. And be it further enacted, That R. M. Orme & Son, Boughton, Nisbet & Barnes, E. Waitzfelder & Company, E. D. Brown, Fair & Edwards, Daniel R. Tucker, Samuel G. White, S. & R. A. McCombs, D. B. Stetson, Compton & Callaway, Samuel T. Beecher, George L. Deming, John Treanor and Scott & Caraker, or so many of the above named persons as may become Stockholders
in the Company hereafter designated, together with such others not herein named, as may hereafter subscribe for stock in said Company, be, and the same are hereby constituted a body corporate by the name and style of the Milledgeville Telegraph Company,
Approval Date: Approved December 17th, 1857.

NOTARY PUBLICS- Baldwin County

William Rowe Approved, 4th December, 1810.
Francis Jeter, Approved, 30th November 1811.
Thomas H. Kenan Approved, 13th December, 1811.
Francis Jeter Approved, 16th November, 1812.county of Baldwin and town of Milledgeville.
Thomas H. Kenan, esq Approved, 5th December 1812
Thomas H. Kenan Approved, 18th November 1813
Thomas H. Kenan Approved, 20th November, 1815, town of Milledgeville and county of Baldwin.
Thomas H. Kenan and William Y. Hansell  Approved, 18th November, 1816.town of Milledgeville and county of Baldwin.
Peter F. Jaillett Approved, 20th December, 1819.
Wm. Y Hansell Approved, 22d December, 1821.
 
 
 
 

Source: Georgia Legislative Documents, Digital Library of Georgia

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