MISCELLANEOUS LEGISLATIVE ACTS AFFECTING FAYETTE COUNTY, GA

 

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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. 
Resolutions WHICH ORIGINATED IN SENATE. 

1826 Vol. 1 -- Page: 221

Sequential Number: 237

IN SENATE, 2d Dec. 1826.

Resolved, That his Excellency the Governor be requested to purchase six copies of the Georgia Justice, for the use of Glynn county; also four copies of the same, and three copies of Prince's Digest for the use of the county of Fayette, and forward the same to said counties with the acts and journals of the present session.

Approval Date: Approved 22d Dec. 1826.


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ACTS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF GEORGIA, PASSED IN MILLEDGEVILLE AT AN ANNUAL SESSION IN NOVEMBER AND DECEMBER, 1842. 
ACTS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF GEORGIA, PASSED In November and 
December, 1842. 
SHERIFFS AND OTHER OFFICERS. 

1842 Vol. 1 -- Page: 162

Sequential Number: 163 

Full Title: AN ACT to compel the Sheriffs, Clerks, Coroners, and all other officers of the county of Fayette, to advertise their proceedings in the Southern Transcript, or in the Milledgeville Gazettes.

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, it shall and may be lawful for all clerks, sheriffs and other officers of said Fayette county, and they are hereby required to advertise their proceedings in the Southern Transcript, published at Newnan Coweta county, or any public Gazette published in Milledgeville or Griffin.

Sec. 2. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That all laws and parts of laws militating against this act, be and the same are hereby repealed.

WILLIAM B. WOFFORD,

Speaker of the House of Representatives.

ROBERT M. ECHOLS,

President of the Senate.

CHARLES J. McDONALD, Governor.

Approval Date: Assented to, 28th December, 1842.


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ACTS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE State of Georgia, PASSED IN MILLEDGEVILLE AT AN ANNUAL SESSION IN NOVEMBER AND DECEMBER, 1829. 
RESOLUTIONS WHICH ORIGINATED IN THE SENATE. 

1829 Vol. 1 -- Page: 249

Sequential Number: 209

IN SENATE, Dec. 21, 1829.

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Georgia in General Assembly met, That the Commissioners appointed to lay out and mark a large market road from Decatur in DeKalb county, to the town of Columbus, and the Surveyor employed by them be entitled to have and receive for their services on said road, the sum of three dollars each per day for the time they or each of them were engaged in said service, the commissioners to be paid by the Inferior courts out of the county funds of the 
county in which they reside respectively: Provided they shall think fit to do so -- and the Surveyor to be paid out of the county funds of the counties of Muscogee, Harris, Meriwether, Fayette and DeKalb, each paying one fifth of said sum: Provided the Inferior courts of said counties shall think fit to do so, and it shall be the duty of the Inferior courts of said counties to draw orders on their respective county treasurers for the immediate payment of said commissioners and surveyor out of any money in the hands of said treasurers not otherwise appropriated.

Approval Date: Approved, Dec. 21, 1829.


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ACTS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF GEORGIA, PASSED IN MILLEDGEVILLE AT AN ANNUAL SESSION IN NOVEMBER AND DECEMBER, 1834. 

TAX. 

1834 Vol. 1 -- Page: 239

Sequential Number: 182 

Full Title: AN ACT to authorize the Justices of the Inferior Court of Fayette county to levy and collect an extra tax for county purposes, not exceeding one hundred per cent. on the general tax, for the years eighteen hundred and thirty-five, thirty-six, and thirty-seven.

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, it shall and may be lawful for the Justices of the Inferior Court of Fayette county, or a majority of them, to levy an extra tax upon the citizens and taxable property of said county, for county purposes, for the years eighteen hundred and thirty-five, thirty-six, and thirty-seven: Provided, that said extra tax shall not exceed one hundred per cent. on the general tax heretofore levied and collected by authority of the laws now of force in this State.

SEC. 2. And be it further enacted, That when the aforesaid tax shall be levied according to the provisions of this act, the same shall be collected in the same manner and under the same regulations as is prescribed by the existing laws of this State; and when collected shall be applied in discharge of the several debts now due from said county.

SEC. 3. And be it further enacted, That all laws and parts of laws militating against this act be, and the same are hereby repealed, so far as respects the said county of Fayette.

THOMAS GLASCOCK,

Speaker of the House of Representatives.

JACOB WOOD,

President of the Senate.

WILSON LUMPKIN, Governor.

Approval Date: Assented to, 20th Dec. 1834.


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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.
[missing title]
Rivers.

1826 Vol. 1 -- Page: 158

Sequential Number: 158

Full Title: AN ACT to lay off, define, and keep open the main channels of Flint and Chattahoochie rivers, so as to prevent the obstruction of the free passage of boats and fish, and to appoint commissioners for the same, also to appoint one commissioner for the Ocmulgee river in the county of Henry.

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 commissioners hereinafter named shall have full power and authority to survey, or cause to be [Illegible Text] and laid off, the main channel of Flint river from that part of said river where the lower line of Crawford county strikes the said river, to the three forks in [Illegible Text] county of the north east prong of Flint river, and to Ware's mills of the south west prong, and said river shall be [Illegible Text] open from the fifteenth of February until the fifteenth of May in each year.

Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That said commissioners or a majority of them, are hereby empowered to reserve and keep open for the free passage of fish and boats, thirty feet of said river in width including the main channel thereof.

Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That it shall not be lawful for any person or persons to obstruct by dams, traps, or any other thing or things, any part or portion of said river so laid off and set apart for the purposes mentioned in this act.

Sec. 4. And be it further enacted, That if any person or persons shall obstruct, or cause to be obstructed any part of said main channel, it shall be the duty of the said commissioners or any one of them, to give the person or persons so offending, three days notice to remove such obstruction, and on such person or persons failing or refusing so to do, he, she, or they shall, on proof and conviction thereof, in any Justices court having cognisance of the same, be sentenced to pay a sum not exceeding twenty dollars for every twenty-four hours such obstruction shall remain after service of such notice: Provided, such obstruction shall not be caused by freshets

Sec. 5. And be it further enacted, That [Illegible Text] Montfort, James R. Cargill, and Peter How of the county of Crawford be, and they are hereby appointed commissioners of said river so far as the said river touches the county of Crawford; that William Williamson, William Towns, and Springer Gibson, of the county of Upson be, and they are hereby appointed commissioners of said river, so far as the said river touches the [Illegible Text] of Upson; and that Ethan [Illegible Text], Reuben Westmoreland, and Jonathan Phillips, of the county of [Illegible Text] be, and they are hereby appointed commissioners of said river, so far as the said river touches the said county of Pike.


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Sec. 6. And be it further enacted, That Wyatt Heflin, Gilbert Gray ((GAY)), and Manson Glace ((GLASS)) be, and they are appointed commissioners of the north east prong of Flint river, so far as the same runs through Fayette county to the three forks above Dixon's bridge, and Robert Westmoreland, William Morgan, and Cheadle Cochran be, and they are appointed commissioners of the south west prong of Flint [Illegible Text] so far as the same runs through Fayette county to Ware's Mill, to keep the said prongs open eight feet wide for the free passage of fish.

Sec. 7. And be it further enacted, That said commissioners or a majority of them, shall have full power to carry into effect this act within their several boundaries, by calling to their assistance such number of the free white citizens of their respective counties, as they may deem necessary to remove such obstructions as they may, at any time, find in said main channel: Provided, said commissioners shall not cause such person or persons so summoned, to serve more than three days at any one time, nor more than six days in any one year.

Sec. 8. And be it further enacted, That if any person so summoned shall neglect or refuse to assist said commissioners, after reasonable and due notice given, such person or persons [Illegible Text] neglecting or refusing, shall forfeit and pay a sum not exceeding five dollars for each day he shall so neglect or refuse to serve, to be recovered before any Justices court in the district where such person or persons reside, to be applied to the clearing out of such obstruction or obstructions.

Sec. 9. And be it further enacted, That the like provisions and penalties herein contained in relation to said river be, and they are hereby extended to and applied to Chattahoochie river, so far as Fayette and De Kalb counties bound on said river Chattahoochie, and that James Hicks, John F. Beavers, and James Black, are hereby appointed commissioners of the county of Fayette, and [Illegible Text] Howell, Gilbert Greer, and James M. C. Montgomery, are hereby appointed commissioners of the county of De Kalb to carry the said
law into effect, so far as relates to the river Chattahoochie.

Sec. 10. And be it further enacted, That Wiley [Illegible Text] is hereby appointed for the county of Henry to keep open the Ocmulgee river, in place of Jethro Barnes, who refuse to serve.

Sec. 11. And be it further enacted, That the Justices of the Inferior courts of the aforesaid counties, or a majority of them, be, and they are hereby authorised and required to fill all vacancies which may happen by death, resignation, or otherwise.

Sec. 12. And be it further enacted, That all laws or parts of laws militating against this act, be and the same are hereby repealed.

Approval Date: Assented to, [Illegible Text] Dec. 1826.
 


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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: 418

Sequential Number: 295
Law Number: (No. 295 -- O. No. 168.)

Full Title: An act to create a board of commissioners of roads and revenue in the county of Fayette, and to define their powers.

Section 1. Be it enacted, That, from and after the passage of this act, there shall be established, in the county of Fayette, a board of commissioners of roads and revenue, to consist of five persons, as follows: J. P. Shropshire, William Mathews, J. J. Gilbert, W. P. Redwine and John I. Whitaker, whose term of office shall be two years from the passage of this act.

Sec. 2. That the successors of the aforesaid commissioners shall be elected every two years, by the grand jury of Fayette county at its spring term, next preceding the expiration of the term of office of the commissioners aforesaid.

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Sec. 3. Be it enacted, That vacancies occuring from death resignation or otherwise shall be filled by the remaining commissioners; that the person chosen to fill the vacancies occurring shall be commissioned for the unexpired term of the outgoing commissioners, and hold office accordingly; that no person shall be eligible as a commissioner, under this act, unless he has been a resident citizen in the county for at least one year next preceding his qualification.


Sec. 4. That it shall require three of said commissioners to form a quorum for the transaction of business, and three must concur to pass any order or decree.


Sec. 5. Be it enacted, That said board shall have exclusive jurisdiction, when sitting for county purposes, over the following subjects-matter: 1. Governing and controlling all property of the county, as they may deem expedient, according to law. 2. In levying a general tax for general, and a specific tax for specific, county purposes, according to the laws in this State. 3. In examining, auditing, settling and allowing all claims against the county. 4. In examining and auditing the accounts of all officers having the care, management, keeping, collecting and disbursement of money belonging to the county, or appropriated for its use and benefit, and bringing them to a settlement. 5. In having exclusive control of the county poor-farm and the paupers of the county, with the sole right of appointing a person, who shall superintend the farm and take care of the paupers placed under his charge, and the right to make such rules and regulations for the keeping and taking care of the poor and the management of the poor-farm as they may deem best. 6. In establishing, altering and abolishing roads, bridges and ferries, according to law.

Sec. 6. Be it enacted, That said board of commissioners shall have the same power of appointing road commissioners and enforcing the road laws as is now held by the Ordinary of said county, and shall exercise such other powers as are granted by the Code of this State to said Ordinary, or as are indispensable to their jurisdiction, and shall have no jurisdiction save and except as to county matters.

Sec. 7. Be it enacted, That said commissioners shall hold four regular sessions annually: Provided, nevertheless, That a majority of the same may convene a session whenever, in their judgment, it may be necessary.

Sec. 8. Be it enacted, That the Treasurer of the county aforesaid shall not disburse or pay out any of the funds of the county treasury on any order, unless the same shall have been first countersigned by a majority of the commissioners, except in the case of certificates of grand and petit jurors.


Sec. 9. Be it enacted, That said commissioners shall have power to purchase, for the county, such property as may be sold for State and county taxes: Provided, That they do not pay more than the amount of the taxes and costs.

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Sec. 10. Be it enacted, That the said commissioners shall keep a written record of all their proceedings, in a well-bound book, and shall submit the same for the inspection of each grand jury at its regular meeting.


Sec. 11. Be it enacted, That said board of commissioners shall, if they deem it necessary, appoint a clerk, who, with the commissioners, shall receive such compensation as the grand jury may consider reasonable for the services rendered: Provided, That it does not exceed two dollars per day.

Sec. 12. And be it enacted by the authority aforesaid, That the Clerk of the Superior Court shall be ex-officio clerk of said board, subject to perform such services as may be required of him by the board, for which he shall receive such compensation as the board, by the recommendation of the grand jury, may determine to be just and proper, the same to be paid quarterly, by order of the board, out of any moneys in the county treasury not otherwise appropriated.


Sec. 13. Repeals conflicting laws.

Approval Date: Approved August 23, 1872.


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ACTS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF GEORGIA, PASSED IN MILLEDGEVILLE, AT A BIENNIAL SESSION, IN NOVEMBER, DECEMBER, JANUARY, AND FEBRUARY. 1853-4. COMPILED, AND NOTES ADDED, By JOHN RUTHERFORD.
PART I -- PUBLIC LAWS.
APPROPRIATIONS.*

1853 Vol. 1 -- Page: 9

Sequential Number: 006
Law Number: (No. 3.)

Full Title: An Act to appropriate money for the support of Government during the political years 1854 and 1855.

1. 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 the following sums of money be and the same are hereby appropriated and set apart for the support of Government for the political years eighteen hundred and fifty-four and eighteen hundred and fifty-five, to wit: For the payment of the salary of his Excellency the Governor, three thousand dollars per annum for each year. For the payment of the salaries of the Secretary of State, Treasurer, Comptroller General, and Surveyor General, sixteen hundred dollars each, per annum, for each year. For the payment of the salaries of the Secretaries of the Executive Department, not exceeding three in number, twelve hundred and fifty dollars each per annum. For the payment of the Solicitors and Attorney General

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two hundred and twenty-five dollars each per annum. For the payment of the salaries of the Judges of the Supreme Court of the State of Georgia. twenty-five hundred dollars each per annum. For the payment of the salaries of the Judges of the Superior Courts of the several Judicial Circuits of the State, the sum of eighteen hundred dollars each per annum, for each of the years eighteen hundred and fifty-four and eighteen hundred and fifty-five.

2. SEC. II. And be it further enacted, That the sum of nine hundred dollars be appropriated as a military fund, for the year eighteen hundred and fifty-four and one thousand dollars for the year eighteen hundred and fifty-five.

3. SEC. III. And be it further enacted, That the sum of twelve thousand dollars be appropriated as a Printing Fund, for the year eighteen hundred and fifty-four, and five thousand dollars for the year eighteen hundred and fifty-five.

4. SEC. IV. And be it further enacted, That the sum of eighteen hundred dollars be appropriated for the payment of the salary of the Physician and Superintendent of the Lunatic Asylum for the years eighteen hundred and fifty-four and eighteen hundred and fifty-five, each, the sum of seven thousand six hundred and forty-five dollars, for the payment of the trustees, attendants and servants' hire, treasurer and subordinate officers for each of the years eighteen hundred and fifty-four and eighteen hundred and fifty-five; and for the support of pauper patients in the Asylum, the sum of ten thousand dollars per annum for each of the years eighteen hundred and fifty-four and eighteen hundred and fifty-five.

5. SEC. V. And be it further enacted, That the sum of fifty dollars [for?] each of the years eighteen hundred and fifty-four and eighteen hundred and fifty-five be and the same is hereby appropriated to pay some fit and proper person, to be selected by his Excellency the Governor, for winding up and keeping in repair the State House Clock; Provided, The person so selected shall keep the same in good repair during the said two years.

6. SEC. VI. And be it further enacted, That the sum of six dollars, each, per day, be paid to the President of the Senate and Speaker of the House of Representatives during the present session of the General Assembly, and the sum of four dollars for every twenty miles' travel in going to and returning from the Seat of Government; the sum of five dollars, each, per day, to the members of the General Assembly during the present session, and four dollars, each, for every twenty miles of travel going to and returning from the Seat
of Government; Provided, No member shall receive pay for any time he may have been absent without leave, except [on account of?] sickness of himself or family.

7. SEC. VII. And be it further enacted, That the Secretary of the Senate and Clerk of the House of Representatives be paid, each, the sum of five hundred dollars for the year eighteen hundred and fifty-four; Provided, That no warrant shall issue for the first quarter's salary of either until his Excellency the Governor shall have satisfactory evidence that they have respectively made or caused to be made and attached to the Journals of their respective Houses, a good and sufficient Index, and have carefully marked and filed away all the reports of standing committees, and all other papers

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of importance connected with either House; the sum of seven dollars, each, per day, to the Secretary and Assistant Secretary of the Senate, the Clerk and Assistant Clerk of the House of Representatives; and the sam of six dollars per day to the Journalizing Clerk of each branch of the General Assembly during the present session; and the sum of fifty dollars, each, to the Secretary of the Senate and House of Representatives for contingent expenses of their respective offices; the sum of six dollars, each, per day, to the Enrolling and Engrossing Clerks of the Senate and House of Representatives during the time they may be actually employed in their respective offices, which shall only be allowed them upon the certificate of the Secretary of Clerk stating that he required their services, and that they were performed as charged for.

8. SEC. VIII. And be it further enacted, That six dollars, each, [per day?], to the Messengers and Door-keepers of the Senate and House of Representatives during the present session.

9. SEC. IX. And be it further enacted, That the Inspector of the Penitentiary shall be paid the sum of five hundred dollars per annum for each of the years eighteen hundred and fifty-four and eighteen hundred and fifty-five, and that the sum of eleven hundred dollars for the payment of the State House Guard for each of the years eighteen hundred and fifty-four and eighteen hundred and fifty-five; and the sum of five hundred dollars per annum for the pay of Messenger to the Executive Department for each of the aforesaid years;
and the sum of one thousand dollars be paid to David Cramer or some proper person to be engaged by his Excellency the Governor, for cleaning out the State House, sunning and dusting carpets and airing the rooms during the years eighteen hundred and fifty-four and eighteen hundred and fifty-five.

10. SEC. X. And be it further enacted, That the Treasurer be authorized to pay from time to time the officers of the Government, whose salaries are appropriated by this Act, seventy-five per cent. of the amounts for which services have been actually rendered at the date of such payment, taking receipts from said officers for the same, which receipts shall be his vouchers, and are hereby declared as offsets to the extent of said payments to the Executive warrants drawn at the end of the quarter for said officers salaries, and that the Treasurer be authorized to pay committee appointed to visit the Deaf and Dumb Asylum, the actual expenses incurred by them, they rendering an account of the same.

11. SEC. XI. And be it further enacted, That the sum of one hundred and eighty dollars be appropriated to pay the expenses incurred by the committee appointed under a resolution of the House to examine the Western and Atlantic Rail Road, and that the same be drawn by warrant of the Governor.

12. SEC. XII. And be it further enacted, That the sum of three hundred dollars be appropriated annually to pay the Military Store Keeper at Savannah, for each of the years eighteen hundred and fifty-four and eighteen hundred and fifty-five.

13. SEC. XIII. And be it further enacted, That the mileage and per diem pay of W. W. Arnold, deceased, late a member of the House of Representatives for the whole of the present session, be paid to the widow of said deceased, and that Thomas C. Trice, a

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Representative from the county of Pike be and he is hereby authorized to receive and pay over the same.

14. SEC. XIV. And be it further enacted, That the sum of one hundred and fifty dollars be appropriated to pay the Military Store Keeper at Milledgeville for each of the years eighteen hundred and fifty-four and eighteen hundred and fifty-five.

15. SEC. XV. And be it further enacted, That the sum of one thousand dollars be and the same is hereby annually appropriated and set apart to be used by his Excellency the Governor, at his discretion, in supplying and enlarging the Library with such books as may be required for the years eighteen hundred and fifty-four and eighteen hundred and fifty-five.

16. SEC. 16. And be it further enacted, That the sum of three hundred dollars be appropriated for the salary of State Librarian for each of the years eighteen hundred and fifty-four and eighteen hundred and fifty-five, and that it shall be his duty to take charge of and keep in good order the books in the Library, and that he make out and keep on hand a schedule of all the books in the same, and report the same to his Excellency the Governor, and that he shall be further required to receive from the State Printer the Laws and Journals
of each session of the Legislature, and that the distribution of the same to the various committees [counties?] shall be under his direction and discretion, and all receipts of Clerks of Courts shall be given to the said Librarian for such Laws and [Illegible Text] as well as all other books distributed, and that he be required to file said receipts.

17. SEC. XVII. And be it further enacted, That the sum of fifty dollars annually be appropriated to pay for Stationery, &c., for the office of the Clerk of the Supreme Court of this State.

18. SEC. XVIII. And be it further enacted, That the sum of eighty dollars be and the same is hereby appropriated to refund a double tax paid into the Treasury by James T. Sansom, executor of Thomas [Illegible Text] deceased, and that the Governor issue his warrant in favor of said Sansom for that amount, and that the same be paid over to Hon. Asbury Hull, of Clarke county.

19. SEC. XIX. And be it further enacted, That the sum of one hundred and sixty-three dollars and forty-seven cents be and the same is hereby appropriated to pay the Hon. J. W. H. Underwood, for professional services rendered the State.

20. SEC. XX. And be it further enacted, That the sum of six dollars per day be paid to each of the Clerks authorized by resolution and allowed to various committees for the time they are in actual service, and that their accounts be audited and paid in the same manner as accounts of members of the Legislature.

21. SEC. XXI. And be it further enacted, That the sum of one [Illegible Text] hundred dollars be paid James Dinan, of Bibb county, for capturing a negro charged with [the?] crime of murder, and that his Excellency the Governor be required to draw his warrant for the same in favor of Thomas Hardeman, one of the Representatives of said county.

22. SEC. XXII. And be it further enacted, That the sum of three hundred and forty-eight dollars and ninety-eight cents be paid William S. Jones for printing done for the State, and that his Excellency

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the Governor draw his warrant on the Treasury for the same.

23. SEC. XXIII. And be it further enacted, That the sum of one thousand dollars be and the same is hereby appropriated to Joseph Sturgis, the State's Agent, for collecting the claims of the State against the United States, the same being for the amounte due him under his contract with Governor Towns for his expenses for two sessions of Congress, viz: the session of eighteen hundred and fifty-one and eighteen hundred and fifty-two, and the sessions of eighteen hundred and fifty-two and eighteen hundred and fifty-three.

24. SEC. XXIV. And be it further enacted, That the sum of seventy-six dollars and fifty cents be and is hereby appropriated to S. W. Minor, being an amount due him for printing done in the years eighteen hundred and forty-nine and eighteen hundred and fifty, and that
D. D. Denham, Representative from the county of Fayette, be authorized to receive and receipt for the same.

25. SEC. XXV. And be it further enacted, That the sum of twenty-nine dollars and eighty-eight cents be [and the same?] is [Illegible Text] appropriated to make up a deficit in the commissions due [Illegible Text]
Thornton, late receiver of tax returns for the county of Fayette, for the year eighteen hundred and fifty-two, and that D. D. Denham, Representative from the county of Fayette, be authorized to receive and receipt for the same; and that the sum of thirty-five dollars be appropriated to pay A. Porter for a lost coupon of bond
No. 139, upon his giving a bond to the Treasurer to pay the original conpon, should it ever be presented to the Treasury, and that the said sum be paid to the Senator from Chatham, John W. Anderson; and that the sum of eighteen dollars and ten cents be paid to J. R. [Illegible Text] tax collector of Pike county for eighteen hundred and fifty-two, for amount of tax of said county paid by him to the State over and above the amount on the Digest furnished him to collect by, and that the sum be paid to T. C. Trice, Representative from said county; the further sum of twenty-three dollars and fifty [Illegible Text] to Robert C. Wilson, assignee of A. Chase, for sundry printing done the State and Penitentiary, as per bill rendered, and that the same be paid to A. Hull.

26. SEC. XXVI. And be it further enacted, That the sum of fifty dollars, with interest at the rate of six per cent. per annum, from the first of June, eighteen hundred and forty, be appropriated to pay a certificate of work done on the Western and Atlantic Rail [Illegible Text] issued in favor of H. L. Currier, and now owned by James S. Simms, and that the Governor be authorized to draw his warrant in favor of Willis Willingham, Senator from the county of Oglethorpe.

27. SEC. XXVII. And be it further enacted, That the witnesses who have attended in obedience to subp[oelig]nas before the Special Committee of the House to whom was referred the memorial of James J. Scarborough, containing charges against Abner P. Powers, as Judge of the Superior Court of the Macon Circuit, be paid the [Illegible Text] of five dollars, each, per diem, during the time they may have been in attendance, and the sum of four dollars for every twenty miles they may have traveled coming to and returning

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from the Capitol, and the Auditing Committee of the House do ardit the accounts of said witnesses; that John A. Breedlove, Sheriff of the county of Baldwin, be paid the sum of five dollars per day for services rendered in serving subp[oelig]nas, &c., in the matter of the memorial of James J. Scarborough; and that the sum of one hundred and twenty dollars be allowed to W. B. Terhune for his services as Clerk of said Committee, and that the Auditing Committee of the House do audit the accounts of said Sheriff and Clerk.

Approval Date: Assented to, December 21st, 1858.

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* [Illegible Text] NOTE -- The objects and amounts of appropriations vary too much to specify, if useful -- for last General Appropriation Act, see Acts 1851-'52, page, 11 -- all previous Acts under this head in Acts 1849-'50, in Cobb's Dig., Prince, &c. [return]


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