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quietus’, shall, within the space of three months from the pasome of this act, be entitled to a warrant from the auditor for the amount of his delinquent list, upon lis producing the same to the auditor, dal certified according ið law; and in cases where sherifis shall not have obtained nis quietus, that said sheriff swall have the further time of ten days after the passage of this act, to return his said delia. Sec. 3. And whereas, from a number of unfore. Time extend
ed for return accidents and causes, sheriffs have been depri
ing delinved of the benefit of their delinquent list; in settling quent lists in with the auditor for the revenue tax, and without case of acci
dents remedy only by a' special law for that purpose :-Therefore, in order to prevent the frequent applications to the legislature for that purpose
Be, it enacted, that it shall be lawful for the auditor, at any time before the first day of January in every year, to receive the delinquent list of any sheriff, certified as the law directs ; and if such sheriff shall have settled up the whole revenue due from him, to grant such sheriff a warrant on the treasurer, for the amount of such detioqueat list.
For the relief of the Sheriff of Cumberland County.
Approved, December 22d, 1810.
serbly, that Nicholas Talbot, sheriff of Cumberland County, has been prevented by unavoidable circumstances, from getting his list of delinquents in the revenue due in the year 1810, certified within the time prescribed by law : For remedy whereof,
BE it enacted by the general assembly of the commonwealth of Kentucky, That the further time of two
months from and after the passage of this act, shall be allowed to the said Nicholas Talbot, sheriff as aforesaid, to get his list of delinquents for said year certified and transmitted to the auditor of public accounts, who is hereby directed to receive and settle the same, as if it had been certified and returned to him in due time, any law to the contrary notwithstanding.
Authorising the County Court of Jefferson county ta
lay their County Levy.
APPROVED, Dec. 19, 1810,
general assembly, that the county court of Jefferson county, owing to the imperfect returns of the lists of taxable property for the present year, has been unable to lay the county levy : Therefore,
BE it enacted by the general assembly, That the county court of Jefferson county may, at the next January term of said court, a majority of all the justices for the county being present, proceed to lay their county levy; which, when donė according to the provisions of this act, shall be as valid and effectual, as if donu at the proper term.
To amend the act entitled an act for the regulation of
the town of Monticello, in the county of Wayne.
APPROVED, December 19, 1810.
WHEREAS the act passed at the last
session of the general assembly, entitled an act for the regulation of the town of Monticello, in the county of Wayne, has not been carried into effect, owing to the promulgation of the law being later than the time of electing trustees, as directed by the before recited act: Therefore,
Séc. 1. BE it enacted by the general assembly, That the election of trustees for the said town of Monticello, may be held on the second Saturday in May next ; subject to all the rules and regulations that are provided for in the said recited act; and the said trustees, when so elected, shall be vested with all the powers to carry into effect the before recited act, as are therein given to trustees.
Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That elections for trustees for said town, shall hereafter be held on the second Saturday in May in every two years thereaftor, any law to the contrary notwithstanding.
APPROVED, DECEMBER 19, 1810.
Whibited to the present general assembly, that
Hans Harper did, on the 23d day of November, 1807, pay pine dollars and seven cents, on tract of land in larren luty, containing 200 acres, in the pame of Thomas Bates, certificats N, 1250, by mistake, as the first instalinunt o snid innd, which he intended to have paid for the Gost iosial-ment on 200 acres, in Robert Bates' nanie, certificate No. 2.358.
Be it therefore enacted by the general assembly, That the auditor of public accounts be direcied and authorized, to apply the aforesai sur to the credit of the first instalment of the certificate in Robert Bates' name, for 'two hundred acres, the No. of which is 23.3 : and all claims acquired by the commonwealth to suid land, in Robert Bates' name, is hereby relinquished.
Erecting election precincts in the counties, of Hardin
APPROVED, Dec. 19, 310. Seci: 1. B
E it enacted bijet!le General assembly,
That all included in the following bounds, viz-beginiag at Boundary of Harun pre
the mouth oi Molina creek ; thence up the saine, to cinct the mouth oi Jacobiller's springbrarch ; thence a
direct ine, towne Eik spiir, near Jacob's Knob ; theace a straight line, to' the county fine dividing Green and Farrin counties, so as to inciude Linncamp creek within the bounds of the precinct ; thence with the said dividing line, been the sale counties of Grera ardrein, o Greeneriver; thence down Green river, to the beginingshait be, and the same is hereby exected into an election precinct, in the said county of Hardin.
Sec. 2. Be it further enacted, That all the quali. fied voters, for the said county of Hardin, living within the bounds of the precinct bereby laid off, shall meet at the house of Arthur M'Gaughey, in Place of
vo said precinct, on the day appointed by the constitu- ting tion and laws of this state, and vote in all cases, where elections are to be held in the same manner, and under the same rules and regulations, as if they were voting at Elizabeth-town, in the court-house of the said county of Hardin, subject to the same fines, penalties and forfeitures in all cases, as if this act had not passed, and as if said voters were voting or attempting to vote, in the said court-house of Hardin county: SEG. 3. Be it further enacted, That the county
court to ap
point judges, court of Hardin county shall. at the same time they clerk, &c appoint a clerk and judges, to preside at the election for the balance of the said county, shall also ap. point a clerk and judges to preside at the election to be held in the precinct hereby erected ; and further, appoint a deputy sheriff: and the said sheriff, clerk and judges shall be, in all cases, governed, in conducting said election, to be held in said precinct, as if the same were held at the said courthouse of Hardin county. Sec. 4. Be it further enacted, That the sheriff who
when and presides at the election of the said precinct, shall where polls to meet the sheriff who presides at the court-house of be compared Hardin county, in the said court-house, on the fourth day after the commencement of the election, and compare the polls, and make return agreealle to the constitution and laws of the state. Sec. 5. And be it further enacted, That all that boundary of
Caldwell pre part of Caldwell county, lying north of the road lead.
cinct ing from Christian court-house to Centreville be, and the same is erected into an election precinct.
Sec. 6. All the qualified voters in the said pre• place of bold cinct, shall meet at the house of John C. Dodd, on ing election, the day appointed by law, and vote in all cases, where elections are to be held in the same manner, and under the same rules and regulations, as if voting at Eddyville, at the county court-house of Caldwell, subject to the same fines, forfeitures and re