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at the upper end of Alexander M'Intire's farm; on which Original Young now lives, leaving James H. Lane's house in the old county ; thence to Stepstone creek, one and a half miles above the mouth, including Books' farm ; thence a straight line, to the waters of Little Slate creek, so as to include Jouitt's farm in the new county ; thence a direct line, to where the Slate road crosses Black water creek ; thence down Black water, to the mouth ; thence down Licking, to the Nicholas county line ; thence along the Nicholas lipe, to the Bourbon county line i thence along said line, to the beginning, shall be one

distinct county, and called and known by the name Bath

of BATH. When courts

SEC. 2. The courts of the said county of Bath, to be held shall be held on the first Monday in every month,

except the moffths in which circuit courts are held : and the circuit courts shall be held annually, in tho months of May, August and November, in such manner as is provided by law, in respect to other

counties in this commonwealth. where and

S”C. 3. The justices named in the commission of when justices the peace, for the said county of Bath, shall attend to meet at the house of James Young, on Flat creek, on the

first court day after said division shall take place ;

and having taken the oaths prescribed by law, and and appoint the sheriff being duly qualified, the court shall pro

ceed to appoint and qualify their clerk ; and that William M'Millan, Duval Payne, James Ray, Tho

mas Dougherty and David Todd, esqrs. a majority Commission of whom may act, be, and they are hereby appointed ers to fix seat commissioners, to fix upon a place for the

permatsent of justice

seat of justice for said county; who shall, in fixing the same, be regulated by a due regard to the centre of population and tillable land : Provided however, a majority of all the justices, shall concur in the appointment of said clerk ; and the said commis

sioners having fixed upon such place, the seat of jusPublic build. tice shall there be established : and the court shall ings

cause public buildings to be erected thereon ; and until such buildings are erected, the said court shall fix upon such place, for holding courts in said couaty, as they shall think proper.

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Sec. 4. It shall be lawful for the sheriff of Mont

Sheriff of gomery county, to collect and make distress for any Montgomery public dues and officers fees, which shall remain un

to collect paid by the inhabitants thereof, at the time such division shall take place, and shall be accountable for the same, in like manner as if this act had not been made ; and the courts of the county of Montgomery, respecting ju shall have jurisdiction in all actions and suits, either Montgomery in law or equity, which shall be depending before Courts them, at the time of such division, and shall try and determine the same, issue process, and award execution therein.

Sec. 5. Be it further enacted, That the citizens of regulation re the said county of Bath, shall vote for members to specting elec serve in the general assembly, as joined with, and making a part of the county of Montgomery, in the same manner as heretofore, until the next arrangement of representation by the legislature of this commonwealth, except that the sheriff of the said county of Bath, shall take the polls and conduct such election. SEC. 6. Be it further enacted, That the commission- where and

when commis ers appointed to fix the seat of justice for the said

sioners county of Bath, shäll meet at the time and place ap- meet, and thi pointed for holding the first circuit term in said coun. eir duty ty, or as soon thereafter as they can with convenience -and having severally taken an oath to act impartially therein, shall proceed to the discharge of the duty hereby delegated ;, and continue in the exercise thereof, from time to time, until they shall have completed it: And the said commissioners shall Commission erally receive for their services, the sum of three dole lars for each day they may necessarily be employed under this act, to be levied and paid by the said county of Bath. Sec, 7. And be it further enacted, that the said

To what judi county of Bath, shall constitute a part of the second cial

district judicial district, the circuit judge of which, shall at- annexed tend and preside therein, as in the other circuit courts in said district.

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CHAP. CCXXI.

AN ACT

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For the benefit of the Witnesses on the trial of
Jesse Head and George Edlin, deceased.

APPROVED, Jan. 15, 1811.
THEREAS the last general assembly, failed to

make allowances to the several witnesses who attended on the trial of the charges exhibited against Jesse Head, a justice of the peace for the county of Washington : For remedy whereof,

S c. 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly, Witnesses on

That the auditor of public accounts he, and he is Head's case hereby directed, to issue his warrant on the treasur

er, who is hereby directed to pay the same in favor
of the following persons, who attended as witnesses
on the said trial, for the following sums, viz.
To John S. Pay,

$ 6 78 Andrew Cunningham

5 58 Arthur Gibbins

5 53 Matthew Walton

5 53 John Calhoon

5 53 Elias Davidson

5 53 John Ked

5 53 Samuel Overton

5 53 Daniel Mock

5 53 William Hays

5 53 Barnabas M. Henry

5 53 Jacob Seay

5 53 James Hughes

5 53 Robert Crouch

5 53 Fleming Robinson

5 53 Martin Hardin

5 70 Stephen Ray

5 00 Benedict Spaulding

6 33 Daniel Jennings

4 47

105 75

Sec. 2. And whereas the last general asssmbly, Witnesses ott failed to make allowances to the several witnesses

Edlin's case who attended on the trial of the charges exhibited against George Edling, a justice of the peace for Washington County : For remedy whereof,

Be it further enacted, That the auditor of public accounts be, and he is hereby directed, to issue his warrant on the treasurer, who is hereby directed to pay the same in favor of the following persons, who attended as witnesses on said, trial, the following šunis, to wit : TO Matthew Walton

$ O 83 John Lancaster

083 John Reed

083 Philemon Waters

7 42 Tuomas G.' Harrison,

7 62 $ 17_53

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to amend the several acts authorising Coun'y Couris to lay their livies and make appropriati-ns.

APPROVED, January 15, 1811, WHEREAS, the county courts of this common:

wealth, frequently fail, from accident or neglect. Preamble of duty, to lay their county levy at the times now prescribed, thereby causing frequent applications to the legislature in that behalf: For remedy whereof :

Sec. 1. BE it enacted by the general assembly, That all the justi it shall be the indispensable duty, of all and every ces to attend of the justices of the peace in this commonwealth, court of clai to attend punctually their respective county courts, in the month of October in every year, to hear, ex- when amine and liquidate the claims charged by law, upon their respective counties, and to lay the levy there:

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for upon the county, as prescribed by law : And in those counties where a circuit court is, or shall be appointed to be holden io said month, then, and in that case, the justices of such counties respectively, shall attend their November court for the purposes

aforesaid. Courts failing Sec. 2. Be it further enacted, That in case any to lay levy at

court shall fail to lay their county levy, at the times proper terms, may proceed herein before prescribed, they shall proceed to lay. at their next the same at their next'term. term,

Sec. 3. Be it further enacted, That no county court A majority of all the jus shall make an appropriation for erecting a court. tices of a cou house, jail, or any additional repairs thereto, nor for nty shall com building bridges --nor shall place any person on a in which ap county pension, nor levy any charge of money on the propriations county for any purpose whatever, unless a majority are made

of all the justices in commission for that county, shall be present and compose the court.

Sec. 4. Be it further enacted, That in case any When levy may be laid couuty court shall have failed to lay their county. for 1810 levy, in the year 1810, such county court or courts,

may and shall, execute their said duties, at their next March term '; and in case a circuit court is, or shall be appointed to be holden, in that month, in any such county, then they shall supply the said failure at their next

term. Deficit in one

Sec. 5. Be it further enacted, That in case there years levy, first supplied

shall be a deficiency in the collection of the monies out of next appropriated to the discharge of the claims upon the

county, allowed and levied for in any year, in that case, the claim or claims of that year, not discharged by reaspn of such deficit, shall be first paid out of the

next collection of the county levy. repealing cla All acts or parts of acts coming within the meara

ing or purview hereof, shall be, and the same are hereby repealed.

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