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cessively, previous to the said day of sale, in some newspaper printed in the town of Frankfort; the sale to be at the court house door within the said town. And should the owner or owners of such lot or lots, fail to pay the said tax before the day of sale, together with the necessary costs and expences attending the advertising the same, that then it shall and may be lawful for such collector, then and there, agreeable to such advertisement, to proceed to sell, under the inspection and direction of a majority of the said trustees, such lot or lots so advertised, to pay the tax then due on such lot or lots, together with the necessary costs attending such advertise

ment. And it shall be the duty of the said trustees, Trustees to con- and their successors, at any time after the expiration vey to purchasers, of the time limited by this act for redemption, to con:

vey the same to the purchaser or purchasers, by good and sufficient decd or deeds of indenture, with a special warranty.

Sec. 4. And be it further enacted, That all real Property sold redeemiable. property sold by virtue of this act, shall be redeem

able within two years from the day of sale thereof, upon the payment of the tax and costs due at tho time of sale, and an interest of one hundred per centum per annum thereon, and all taxes which may

become due after the sale thereof: Provided, always, Provision for in- that all infants and feme coverts, whose real estate

may be sold by virtue of this aft, shall be allowed three years after their several disabilities are removed, to redeem the same, on the payment of the tax and costs due at the time of the sale, and all the taxes that may be due and paid until such redemption, together with interest thereon at the rate of six per centum per annum from the time such tax or taxes became due until such redemption: And provided, also, that the redemption money as aforesaid, may be paid to the clerk of the board of the said trustees, and his certificate shall be good for the same.

SEC. 5. And be it further enacted, That it shall Dety of collector be the duty of the collector of the taxes as aforesaid,

within ten days after the sale of any lot or lots sold in pursuance of this act, to make out a true and faithful list of such lot or lots so sold, with the naine


exempted froin execution

of the purchaser, and return the same to the clerk of the board of the said trustees; and it shall be the duty of the said clerk to record the same in a book to be kept for that purpose, for the information of all persons concerned.

Sec. 6. And be it further enacted, That the trustees aforesaid shall not have power to assess any tax on any ware-house lot that now is, or shall hereafter be established by law within the limits of said town; neither shall they have power to assess any tax on the public square, or lots belonging to the county of Gallatin, nor on the lots now belonging to the academy within the said town.

SEC. 7. And be it further enacted, That if the collector or collectors appointed in pursuance of this de promedings on act, shall fail or refuse, on or before the first day of lectors. September annually, to account for and to pay over to the said trustees of the town, all money or mo. nies by him or them collected, or which ought to have been collected by such collector, or to the order of the said trustees, the delinquents being first deducted, and his compensation for collecting: such collector or collectors, so failing or refusing, and their securities, shall be liable to pay the amount thereof, or the balance due from him, together with interest thereon, at the rate of twenty per centum per annum on the money unaccounted for by him or them, from the time it should have been paid, until it shall be paid, recoverable in the circuit court of the county of Callatin, by motion, on ten days previous notice being given to the said collector and his securities : and the execution to be issued on said judgment, shall be endorsed by the clerk of the said court, that “ No security of any kind is to be taken."

SEC. 8. And be ii further enacted, That the said, Especting trustecs shall liave power to add to their presenting of slaves. market-house, to appoint a clerk of the market, to prescribe his duties, to make bye-laws and ordinances for the government of the market, and affir penalties to any breach thereof, not exceeding ten dollars in any one case ; to make regulations concerning the meeting of slaves in said town, and make such other rules and regulations for the good

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government of said town, as they may deem nećešsary to the health, peace and security of the inhabitants : Provided, that such rules and regulations be not inconsistent with the constitution and laws of this commonwealth.

Sec. 9. Be it further enacted, That it shall be Publisha byed the duty of the trustees to have their bye-laws and

ordinances made public, by advertising the same at the market-house and eourt-house door in said town.

Sec. 10. And be it further enacted, That the said Tar shewmen trustees shall have power to impose a tax on any

person or persons, who for compensation may exhibit any shew or feat in said town: Provided, the same do not exceed the sum of ten dollars per day for any shew or feat: and if the said person or persons, exhibiting such shew or feat, shall fail or refuse to pay the tax laid on him or them, by said trustees, it shall and may be lawful for the collector appointed as aforesaid, to distrain the goods and chattels of the delinquent or delinquents, and make sale of the same, after giving ten days notice, by advertising the same at the court-house door, in the said town.

Sec. 11. And be it further enacted, That the trusbe employed How monjes to tees aforesaid, or a majority of them, shall apply all

monies that may be received by virtue of this act, towards clearing and amending the streets, lanes and alleys in said town, and to such other uses as may by them be deemed proper and beneficial to the

said town. Repealing

Sec. 12. And be it further enacted, That all laws alause.

and parts of laws, coming within the purview of this act, be, and the same are hereby repealed.


UN ACT authorizing the transcript of certain records in the County Court of Pendleton.

APPROVED, February 8, 1815. WHEREAS it is represented to the present gen.


éral assembly, that when the county of Pendleton was erected, the court of quarter sessions and county court, proceeded to appoint a certain person to fill both offices as clerk--that the same person was also appointed clerk of the circuit court, who recorded all the executions of said courts in one book-that since that period, the said offices have been separated, and have fallen into different hands-that considerable inconveniences have arisen from those circumstances : For remedy whereof,

Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, That the county to appoint clerk court of Pendleton shall appoint, at their court to to transcribe cerbe holden at their February term next, or at the books. succeeding term, the clerk of said court to transcribe all the executions out of the said book, into a well bound book, to be provided by him for that purpose, that properly belongs to the county court : And the said transcript, after being examined by

To appoint two commissioners, to be appointed for that pur- examine then. pose by said court, shall be certified by said commissioners, to be a true copy of the original: which

Copies of which said copy, thus certified, shall be considered as val- may be received id in law, to all intents and purposes, as the original record.

Sec. 2. Be it further eracted, That the county The allowance cou rt shall, at their succeeding court of claims, to clerk, and how make a proper allowance to the person they shall paid. appoint to perform the duties required by this act. SEC. 3. Be it further enacted, That after the said clerk shall have transcribed the said records, clerk to deliver as aforesaid, he shall deliver the original record per person. book to the clerk of the circuit court of Pendleton.

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AN ACT supplemental to the act further to regulate

the payment of the debt due the Commonwealth
for the sale of Vacant Lands.

APPROVED, February 8, 1815
SEC, 1. BE it enacted by the General Assembly of


the Cominonwealth of Kentucky, That no person or None persettlere persons other than an actual settler, shall be authorforfeited to the ized to redeem land which has been forfeited to the Conmonwealth.

commonwealth for a failure to redeem the same within the time authorized by law, so as to give him, her or them any right, title or claim to the same when it shall interfere or conflict with the survey of a person actually settled on the land, or with a seminary claim, or any other claim entered, surveyed or patented, nor with any claim whatever, which has been previously redeemed, and the instalments due paid thereon, or with an actual settler on vacant land, nor with any person whatever, who has improved and is cultivating vacant land adjoining the lands he lives on: And should a grant issue contrary to the true intent and meaning of this act, it shall be null and void so far as it does so interfere :

Provided, however, that no person shall be allowed Praviso

to settle on any claim that has been forfeited to the state, where partial payment has been made, so long as such claimant is allowed to redeem the same : Provided, that nothing herein contained shall be so construed as to prevent infants, feme coverts or persons of unsound minds, and their respective representatives, from redeeming lands which may be stricken off to the state, until three years after their several disabilities shall be removed.


AN ACT more effectually to enforce the Law direct

ing the mode of taking in lists of Taxable Property.


APPROVED, February 8, 1815. Sec. 1. BE it enacted by the General Assembly of Regulations the Commonwealth of Kentucky, That each commisgive 'in false' lists, sioner authorized to take in lists of taxable propera value, or refuse ty, shall report to the court, when he returns his to give is lists.

list taken in, all persons who may have omitted to give in their lists of taxable property, or have given in a false and fraudulent list, or, in the opinion

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