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other manner now binding in law, the pea nalty of such bend, shall not limit the recovery thereon against the principal and security, or securities; but they, and each of the in, shall he liable according to law. to the full extent of the official obligations of such officer, as the same are enuaierated is the cordition of such bond.

CHAP. CCXVII.

AN ACT

For the-relief of EDMUND TALBOT.

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APPROVED, Jan. 15, 1811, HEREAS it has been represented to the gen.

eral assembly of this comm nwealth, that a patent has issued to Edmund Talbot of Henderson county, for two hundred acres of land, dated the tenth of December, one thousand eight hundred and eight, in which the words poles and ine,” are necessary; which words are also omitted in the platt apon which the patent aforesaid issued :

Sec. 1. Be it therefore enacted, That the register of the land ffice, be empowered and required, to add the word poles after the word forty' in the beginning of the thirteenth line; and line after the word “milia tary,' at the end of the thirteenth line of the patent aforesaid ; and mend the platt aforesaid, by inserting therein the said word, so as the platt and patent aforesaid, may correspond : Provided, that nothing herein contained shall, in any manner, prejudice the right of any other person.

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CHAP. CCXVII.

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AN ACT For the relief of Richard Evans, former Sherif

of Floyd county

Approved, January 15, 1811, HEREAS it is represented to the present ge

neral assembly, that by an act passed on the 27th day of December, 1806, Richard Evans, late sheriff of Floyd county, was exempted from the payment into the treasury, of one hundred and eighty-three dollars, sixty-three cents, seven mills, being the amount of his delinquent list ; and whereas it is also represented, that the present sheriff of said county, is demanding from the securities of said Richard Evans, eighteen per centum per annum, on the said $ 183 637, from the time the tax was due until the passage of the said recited act, amounting to $ 44 28 7 mills :

BE it enacted by the General Assembly, That the present sheriff of Floyd county be, and he is hereby directed, to credit the execution now in his hands against the said Evans and his securities, for the said sum of $ 44 28 7, any law to the contrary notwithstanding.

СНАР. ССХІХ.

AN ACT 20 amend the act entitled an act to amend an act estaó.

lishing the town of Shepherdsville, and for other purposes.

APPROVED, Jan. 15th, 1811. Sec. 1.B.

E it enacted by the general assembly, That a survey of Shepherdsville, made by James

Shanks, survevor of Bullitt, and the plan or platt
thereof, made out by him, and dated the eighteenth
day of July, in the year one thousand eight hun-
dred and nine, be established as the true plan of said
town, and of the situation and boundaries of luts,
streets and alleys therein ; and that all disputes or
controversies that may arise, relative to their situa-
tion or extent, shall be determined by the afore said
plan or platt.

CHAP. CCXX.

74

AN ACT

For the division of Henderson county.

APPROVED, JAJ. 15, 1811.
Sect. 1.

E it enacted by the General Assembly,
That from

Boundary
May next, all that part of the county of Henderson,
included in the following bounds, to wit :- Begin-
ring at the upper point of the eighteen mile Island,
formerly called Elk island, on the Ohio river ; thence
a straight line, to Highland creek, one mile above
Higgins' mill, measured along the meanders of the
creek ; thence up the said creek, to the White-lick
fork thereof; thence a direct and straight line, by
" Harper's Head," to the line of Hopkins county ;
thence with that line, to Trade water river; thence
down the same, to the Ohio river ; and up the Ohio,
to the beginning, shall be one distinct county, and cal-

Union
led and known by the name of Union. A court for
the said county, shall be held by the justices thereof,
on the second Monday in every month, in which the
circuit courts are not hereafter directed to be held.

Sec. 2. The justices to be named in the commis- when justices
sion of the peace, for the said county of Union, to meet and
shall meet at the house of Jeremiah 'Riddle, in the appoint Clerk
said county of Union, on the first court day after the
said division shall take place ; and having taken the

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oaths prescribed by law, and a sheriff being legally

qualified to act, the justices of the county court, shall Commission proceed to appoint and qualify a clerk ; and that ers appointed Jonathan Ramsey, William Bradford, James John

ston (of Livingston.) William R. M'Gary and

Charles Davis, shall be, and they are hereby appointo fix seat of tęd commissioners, to fix on the place for the perTime of meet manent seat of justice, in the said county of Unxn, ing. who shall meet at the place and time appointed 'for and their du- the first meeting of said justices, or as soon therety

after as the said commissioners can ; and each hav. ing taken an oath, before some justice of the peace, to discharge the duty of a commissioner, in fixing on the seat of justice for the county of Union, with cut favor, affection, partiality or prejudice, accor. ding to the best of his skill and ability, they or a majority thereof, shall proceed to fix on a place for the permanent seat of jastice of said county, having due regard to public convenience of water, and of situation, as it respects the capacity of the lands in said county, for sustaining present and future popu. lation ; and having ascertained the place aforesaid,

they shall, under their hands, certify the same to Commission

the county court. The said commissioners, for their ers allowance, and how paii services, shall be allowed each three dollars, for

every day they shall be necessarily engaged in per

forming their said duties, to be levied and paid out Public build of the first county levy; and thenceforth, the said ings

court shall cause to be erected, at such place, the necessary public buildings ; and until such buildings

are erecied, shali hold their several courts, in the each court to appoint its

most convenient house at the said place. Each court own clerk shall appoint its own clerk, a majority concurring

therein ; but a majority of those present on any

court day, may appoint a clerk pro tempore. Circuit court SEC. 3. Be it further enacted, That the circuit when held

court for the said county of Union, shall be held annually, on the first Monday in the months of March,

June and September. Sheriff of

Sic. 4. It shall be lawful for the sheriff of HenHenderson,

derson, to collect and make distress for any public dues and officers fees, which shall remain unpaid by the inhabitants of the said county of Union, at the

his duty

time such division shall take place, and shall be ac-
countable for the same, in like manner as if this act
had not been made ; ard the courts of the county jurisdi etion
of Henderson shall have jurisdiction in all actions of Henderson

Courts
and suits, either in law or equity, which shall be de.
pending before them, at the time of such division ;
and shall try and determine the same, issue process,
and awardeexecution therein.
SEC. 5. And be it further enacted, That the citizens

whore and
of the said county of Union, shall vote for members how Union
to serve in the general assembly, as joined with, and shall vote
making a part of the county of Henderson, in the
same manner as heretofore, until the next appor-
tionment of the ratio of representation, by the legis-
lature of this commonwealth, except that the sheriff by whom elee
and justices of the said county of Union, shall take tion conduct-

ed the polls, and conduct such election the sheriff When and whereof, shall meet the sheriff of Henderson, on the where sheriffs Friday after the election shall have closed, at the to meet court-house of Henderson county ; shall compare the polls, and declare the election accordingly. The said county of Union, shall remain and be a part of, and belonging to the sixth judicial district; and the circuit judge of said district, shall attend and preside in the circuit courts in the said county.

CHAP. CCXXI.

AN ACT

For the division of Montgomery County.

APPROVED, Jan, 15, 1811.
Sec. 1. it enacted by the general assembly, That

from and after the first Mondav of Fe.
bruary next, all that part of Montgomery county ,

in

Boundary cluded in the following bounds, to wit :- Beginning where the division line between Bourbon and Montgomery, crosses Hinkston ; thence up Hinkston, to the mouth of Lane's branch; thence to Flat cruek,

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