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September; and may sit six juridical days, if tho business before it require it.
SEC. 2. Be it further enacted, That the circuit courts for the county of Mublenburg, shall hereafter commence their terms on the second Mondays in the months of March, June and September; and may sit three juridical days, if their business re: quire it.
SEC. 3. Be it further enacted, That the circuit Hopkins courts
courts for the county of Hopkins, shall hereafter shanged. commence on the Thursdays succeeding the second
Mondays in March, Jwie ani September; and may sit three juridical days if the business require it.
Sec. 4. Be it further enacted, That hereafter the Union courts circuit courts for the county of Union, shall comchanged.
mence on the third Mondays in March, June and September; and may sit six juridical days if the business thereof require it.
Sec. 5. Be it further enacted, That hereafter the Henderson courts
circuit courts for the county of Henderson, shall changed cominence their terms on the fourth Mondays in
March, June and September; and may sit six juridical days if the business require it.
Sec. 6. Be it firther enacted, That all process,
mesne or original, which has, or may issue from the Prosess made clerk's flice of either of the said courts, as heretolegal.
fore held, shall be as binding and valid, to all intents and purposes, the same as if this law had not passed ; and all suits now pending in said courts, shall be governed by the same laws and regulations as other suits have been in said courts.
Sec. 7. And be it further enocted, That the coun:
ty courts of said counties, shall sit on the same restori county Mondays in those months in which there is no cir
cuit courts holden, except the county court for the county of Hopkins, which shall commence on the secand Mondays in those months in which there is no circuit courts ; and said county courts shall be governed by the same rules as heretofore.
Suc. 8. Be it further enacted, That the county
courts to sit.
court of Lincoln, shall hereafter hold its court of Lincoln court
clai'ns in the months of September and October, instea i of October and November, as heretofore di rected by law.
Lincoln eira courts changed
See, 9. Be it further enacted, That after the year one thousand eight hundred and fifteen, the circuit courts of Lincoln county shall be held on the second Monday in May, the second Monday in August and the second Monday in November, in every year, instead of the second Monday in February, the second Monday in May, and the third Monday in Au. gust, as now directed by law. All laws coming within the purview of this act, are hereby repealed.
IN ACT to provide for the erecting a Bridge across
Hinkston's fork near Peyton's Lick.
APPROVED, January 31, 1815,
Sec. 1. BE it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, That the county courts of Bourbon and Bath counties, shall appoint four commissioners, of which they county court of Bourbon shall appoint two, and the county court of to be appointer. Bath the remaining number; and said courts shall notify each other of said appointments. And said commissioners or a majority of them, shall convene at Peyton's lick in Montgomery county, and examine the crossing of Ilinkston near where the road from Bourbon to Bath court-house crosses said stream ; and shall determine on a plan on which a bridge shall be built across said stream; and also determine on the spot where said bridge shall be built, as near the present ford as the most eligible spot can be found. Said commissioners, subject to Their powers ard
duty. the control of both of said courts, shall also receive proposals from undertakers, and contract jointly with some undertaker to build said bridge; taking from said undertaker or undertakers, bond with good security, for the building and maintaining said bridge a reasonable length of time, not exceeding seven years.
SEC. 2. And be it further enacted, That said cominmissioners shall jointly report to cach court,
said bond, and their proceedings from time to time, as may be necessary. They shall also have power to superintend said building; to see the work is done in a workman-like manner, and to reject insufficient and defective materials, attempted to be used in said building, until the building is completed.
Seo. 3. Be it further enacted, That the said counBridge, how to be paid for- ty courts of Bourbon and Batli, shall pay the price
of building said bridge out of any depositum in the hands of their sheriffs, or any levy laid or collected, or shall levy the same on their counties, at any court when they are authorised to lay their county levy, as the exigencies of their respective counties may require. Which sum shall be levied, collected, and paid as their usual county levy: and in levying or paying said sum, a majority of all the justices of each court shall be present and compose the court,
as in other cases; and the county court of Bourbon and in what pron shall pay two thirds of the sum required to build counties respect, said bridge, and the county court of Bath, the balavely.
ance. Each court shall have power to remove their commissioners and appoint others, or supply any vacancy which may occur in the number of commissioners.
AN ACT to reduce the number of priblications of the
APPROVED, January 31, 1815.
WHEREAS experience has proven that frequent publication of the register's sales of non-residents' lands, has of late bad a tendency, owing to the increased circulation of the public news-paper's, to croud the public mails, without any real utility to the state or to non-residents-therefore,
SEC. 1. BE it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, That hereafter the sales of non-residents' lands for taxes, by the regis. ter of the land office, shall be advertised once a
month for two months (the first of which publications shall be three months before the day of sale) instead of twice a month for three months, as is now required by law.
SEC. 2. Be it further enacted, That upon the completion of the printing, and first publication of said toidue. sales, by the public printer or printers, the auditor is required upon the said printer or printers' producing the register's certificate, specifying the number of tracts of land so advertised for sale for taxes as aforesaid, to issue his warrant upon the public treasury for the amount of such printing, at the rate now allowed by a former resolution of the legislature, passed in the year one thousand eight hundred and nine, according to ihe practice here. tofore pursued by the auditor.
AN ACT to authorize the Trustees of Henderson
APPROVED, January 31, 1815. Sec. 1. BE it enacled by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, That the trustees County, court of Henderson Academy shall be, and they are here- may appoint ad.
, by authorized, to appoint such additional number of trustees to the said acadeiny, not exceeding seven, as in their opinion shall be conducive to the interest of the said institution, which appointments of said trustees, shall be concurred in by a majority of all the present trustees ; and the names of the persons so appointed, shall be entered on the record of said institution : and the said additional trustees, when so appointed, and their successors, shall, in common with the present trustees and their successors, possess the same powers and authorities over and concerning said institution, in every respect, as possessed by the present trustees of said institution Provided, nevertheless, That five trustees may constitute a board to transact the ordinary business of the institution.
AN ACT for the benefit of John Nelson.
APPROVED, January 31, 1815. SEC. 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, That John Nelson is hereby authorised and empowered, to remove at his own cost and charges, all tobacco now deposited in the ware-house at Louisville, at which the inspection was discontinued by a law passed February the 8th, eighteen hundred and twelve, to the ware-house at Shippingport ; and the inspectors at said inspection, shall receive the same and receipt therefor; and on the said Nelson's obtaining their receipts for the said tobacco, he shall thereafter be exonerated from all the pains, penalties and provisions imposed by law, for the safe-keeping and delivery of the same. Provided, however, That said Nelson shall be liable for all injury sustained by said tobacco before said receipts are obtained, as he is now liable by law, and no farther.
IN ACT to reduce into one the several acts concern
ing the Turnpike and Wilderness Road.
APPROVED, February 2, 1815.
WHEREAS it is represented to the present general assembly, that the several laws and parts of laws now in force, concerning the turnpike and wilderness road, are defective, and require amendment; for remedy whereof,
Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the
Coinmonwealth of Kentucky, That the turnpike gato Keeper to be appointed. in Knox county, shall continue where it now stands:
And the governor shall appoint a keeper annually, His duty whose duty it shall be to charge, and receive from
each and every person passing through the same, the following tolls : For each waggon, one dollar,