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bor and William Stewart, to enter with the surveys or of said county of Barren, the said one thousand acres of land, to include the said salt water: which survey, so to be entered and made, shall not in length exceed its breadth, more than one third, which shall be returned to the register's office as in other cases.
Sec. 3. Be it further enacted, That no grant shall be issued by the register of the land office, for the said James Crawford, Solomon Tabor and William Stewart, their heirs or assigns, until they, or one of them, shall prove to the county or circuit court of Barren, that they have manufactured of the salt water on said land, at least one thousand bushels of salt. And if the said James Crawford, Solomon Tabor and William Stewart, their heirs or assigns, shall fail to make the said proof to one or other of the said courts, within three years after the passage of this act, shall be null and void to all intents and purposes.
SEC. 4. Be it further enacted, That on a certificate being produced to the register, as provided in the third section of this act, and within the time therein prescribed, together with the auditor's quietus for the treasurer's receipt for twenty dollars per hundred acres therefor the register shall issue a grant as in other cases: Provided, however, That in the entry of the said land, the said James Crawford, Solomon Tabor and William Stewart, shall not be at liberty to interfere with any actual settlement, with two hundred acres of land around the same, including the settlement in the center.
Sec. 5. And be it further enacted, That if the said James Crawford, Solomon Tabor and William Stewart, their heirs or assigns, do at any time transfer any right, title or claim to the aforesaid land and salt water, which they may have derived under the provisions of this act, or make any contract whatever, which in effect will operate so as to aid in any respect a monopoly of the business of salt making, shall forfeit all right, title and claim to the aforesaid land and salt water; and the same shall revert to the commonwealth.
To forfeit land for certain causes
AN: ACT providing for the repairing of the Gover.
Sec. 1. BE it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, That the Governor is hereby authorized and requested, to cause such repairs to be made to the Governor's house, as he may deem necessary for the preservation of the building, and the decent appearance of the houseand also such other repairs as he may deem necessary for the comfort and conveniency of the family residing in it. And the person or persons making such repairs, shall present their accounts to the Governor, who, if he approves the same, shall certify the same to the auditor of public accounts, whose duty it shall be to issue his warrant or warrants, to the treasurer, for the amount so certified, who shall pay the
same out of any money in the treasu-' ry, not otherwise appropriated.
IN ACT to authorize the Trustees of the town of
APPROVED, February 3, 1815.
SEC. 1. BE it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, That the trustees of the town of Frankfort, shall be, and they are hereby authorized to open Catfish alley, from the Broad way to Clinton street, so as to make the same a street forty-five feet wide, which shall be hereafter called and known in the plan of said town by the name of• Madison street.' Also to open Buffaloe alley from Clinton street to the courthouse, so as to make a street of the same width; which shall be hereafter called and know in the plan .
of said town by the name of “ Lewis street.” And the trustees shall have the same power to prevent or remove nuisances from said streets, as they have in other streets in said town: and they shall be, and remain forever hereafter streets in said town.
AN ACT for the benefit of Fielding Jones, late sheriff
of Henderson County.
APPROVED, February 3, 1815. WHEREAS it is represented to the present general assenbly, that judgments have been given in behalf of the comonwealth against Fielding Jones, late sheriff of Henderson county; and whereas it appears, that the amount due from said sheriff, had been sent by him to be paid into the treasury when the same was due; but which was not paid, owing to the failure of the person by whom it was sent; and which the said Jones has thereby entirely lost: Wherefore,
SEC. 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, That the auditor
e, and is hereby directed, to credit the amount of interest and damages contained in two judgments obtained in the name of the commonwealth against Fielding Jones, late sheriff of Henderson county, and his securities, for the revenue tax of the years 1808 and 1809-and the said amount of interest and damages on the aforesaid debts, be, and the same is hereby remitted to the said Jones.
Sec. 2. Be it further enacted, That the executions on the said judgments, be suspended for one year, from and after the passage of this act.
AN ACT for the relief of the sherif Nelson county.
APPROVED, February 3, 1815.
WIIEREAS by the death of the sheriff of Nel
Preamble. son county, in the spring one thousand eight liun
dred and fourteen, sundry clerks and other officers were prevented from putting their fee bills into said sherifi's hands for collection, agreeable to the existing law on that subject,
SEC. 1. BE it enacted by the General Assembly of
the Commonwealth of Kentucky, That said clerks listen their fees and other offiers may, on or before the 15th day of sherilt for collect April next,put such fees into the hands of the present sheriff or his successor,
to be collected in the same manner in the present year,as if no such vacancy had happened: And whereas, by the death and vacancy aforesaid, the present sheriff of said county,by coming so late into office, was so embarrassed in his collection of the revenue for the year one thousand eight hundred and thirteen, that he could not pay into the public treasury the amount due from said county in proper time and the auditor of public accounts has obtained judgment against him for one thousand seven hundred and forty-eight dollars sixty four cents, and eighteen per centum damages and costs; nine hundred dollars of which has been paid said auditor ; and that the auditor refuses to receive his delinquent lists, though allowed by the court, because the clerk has failed to certify them : Wherefore,
Sec. 2. Be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That the auditor be, and he is hereby authorized and directed, to receive said delinquent lists in the same manner as if they had been duly certified; and in case the said sheriff shall, on or before the 15th day of March next, pay into the public treasury the whole amount due the state, ex
clusive of the damages and delinquents aforesaid, the damages, &c. the auditor is hereby authorized and directed to
give the said sheriff a quietus in full, in the same manner as if no such accidents had happened ; any law to the contrary notwithstanding.
Sec. 3. Be it further enacted, That the sheriff of ceipt for and Nelson county or his successor, be, and he is hereby the clerk of ap. directed to receive and receipt for, and he is author
ized to distrain for, and collect the fees sent for collection by the clerk of the court of appeals, and which were due to said clerk, and collectable from
Auditor may re ceive delinquent List of sherii.
Sheriff to re.
the inhabitants of said county, in one thousand eight hundred and fourteen, and owing to the death of the sheriff were not collected
many law to the contrary notwithstanding.
AN ACT to incorporate the Lexington White Lead
APPROVED, February 3, 1815.
WHEREAS it is represented to the present gen. eral assembly, That a manufactory has been erecte rubie ed in the town of Lexington, for the purpose of man. ufacturing white lead, red lead, sugar of lead, leth. erage and patent yellow, at great expenses and la. bor to the proprietors, who, from divers causes, are unable to carry the same into full effect, without in. jury to their usual pursuits, and they having soli. cited an act of incorporation : Therefore,
SEC. 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, That Samuel I'rotter Present owners
&c incorporateds and George Trotter, junr. William Leavy, Joseph H. Hawkins, Littleberry Hawkins and Frederick Ridgley, the present proprietors of the said man. ufactory, together with all such persons as shall hereafter become share-holders in the manner herein after directed, shall be, and are hereby erected into a corporation and body politic, by the name, style and title of - The Lexington White Lead Name and style. Manufacturing Company;" and shall so continue until the first day of January, in the year one thou- Regulations, sand eight hundred and thirty five; and by that name, style and title, are hereby made able and capable in law, to have, hold, purchase, receive, possess, enjoy, and to retain to them and their sucoes. sors, land, rents, tenements, hereditaments, goods, Property to what chattels and effects, of what kind, nature or quality wheat amout to be soever, to an amount not exceeding their capital stoek ; and the same to sell, grant, demise, alien do dispose of it. or dispose of, and to sue and be sued; plead and be