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the times of holding the courts therein; to change times for holding the district courts in the seventh and fourteenth judicial districts, and in the counties of Kaufman, Sabine, San Augustine and Nacogdoches, and to provide for a district attorney in the sixteenth judicial district..

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CHAPTER XLII.
An Act to amend Article 951, Title 24, of the Revised Statutes of

the State of Texas...

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CHAPTER XLIII.
An Act to authorize the Secretary of State to sell copies of the Gen-

eral and Special laws of the State

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CHAPTER XLIV.
An Act to provide for the organization of a board to direct, super-

vise and control the work of obtaining and presenting statements,
accounts and abstracts showing the amount and character of the
claims of the State of Texas against the government of the United
States for moneys expended by said State in protecting her fron-
tiers; to prepare proper vouchers, and to obtain and present neces-
sary proof in support of said claim as required by an act of Con-
gress entitled “An Act to authorize the Secretary of the Treasury
to examine and report to Congress the amount of all claims of the
States of Texas, Colorado, Oregon, Nebraska, California, Kansas
and Nevada, and the Territories of Washington and Idaho, for
moneys expended and indebtedness assumed by said States and
Territories, in repelling invasion, and suppressing Indian hostili-
ties and for other purposes," approved June 27, 1882, to provide
means and employ the necessary clerical force to enable said board
to discharge its duties, and to make an appriation to pay the ex-
penses of the same

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CHAPTER XLV.
An Act to amend Article 4724, Chapter 3, Title 95 of the Revised

Statutes, to fix and equalize the compensation of assessors of taxes 35

CHAPTER XLVI.
An Act to permit the State Firemen's Association to erect a monu-

ment in the Capitol grounds in the City of Austin...

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CHAPTER XLVII.
An Act to regulate the condemnation of property in cities and towns

for the purpose of opening, widening or changing public steets,
avenues or alleys, or for water mains, or sewers.

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CHAPTER XLVIII.
An Act to provide annual pensions for the surviving soldiers or vol-

unteers' of the Texas Revolution, and the surviving signers of the
Declaration of Independence of Texas, and the surviving widows
of such soldiers or volunteers and signers...

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CHAPTER XLIX.
An Act confirming patents and surveys by virtue of headright and

bounty warrants issued under special laws enacted after March
31st, 1870, and prior to April 17th, 1876

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CHAPTER L.

An Act to amend Article 1077 of Chapter 3, Title 15 of the Code of

Criminal Procedure relating to fees paid for holding inquests ....

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CHAPTER LI.

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An Act to amend Articles 1667 and 1693 of the Revised Statutes...

CHAPTER LII.

An Act to create the land districts of Mitchell and Howard .......

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CHAPTER LIII.

An Act to authorize and require the county commissioners courts

of the several counties of this State to provide for the payment of all claims due teachers of the public free schools audited as valid claims under acts of the Legislature of Texas approved August 7th, 1876, or April 22nd, A. D. 1879, and to audit and pay such claims as should have been presented to, and audited by the auditorial boards provided by said acts....

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CHAPTER LIV.
An Act for the protection of the wool growing interests of the State

of Texas

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CHAPTER LV.
An Act to reserve and set apart three hundred and twenty-five

leagues of land heretofore surveyed, for the benefit of the unor-
ganized counties of the State and such organized counties as may
have located their four leagues of school land, or any part thereof
in conflict with valid prior locations or surveys, or which may

from any cause fail to get title to the four leagues of land they are entitled to under the law...

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CHAPTER LVI.
An Act to amend Sections three (3), six (6), and ten (10) of an Act

in relation to assignments for the benefit of creditors, and to reg-
ulate the same and the proceedings thereunder, approved March
24th, A. D. 1879.....

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CHAPTER LVII.
An Act authorizing cities on the coast of Texas, to appropriate

money and to issue bonds for improvement of their harbors, and
of the bars at the entrance thereof, and to levy a tax to pay

for the same..

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CHAPTER LVIII.
An Act to amend Article 4462 of the Revised Civil Statutes of the
State of Texas...

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CHAPTER LIX.
An Act to amend Article 2403, Chapter 3, Title 42, of the Revised
Civil Statutes of the State of Texas....

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CHAPTER LX.
An Act to amend Article 1134 of the Revised Civil Statutes of the

State of Texas, and to add Article 1134a, requiring county judges
now in office to give official bonds....

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CHAPTER LXI.
An Act to amend Articles 1678, 1698, 1699, 1700, 1705, 1707, 1708,

1709 of the Revised Civil Statutes of the State of Texas..

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CHAPTER LXII.
An Act to create the land districts of Wheeler, Oldham, Donley and

Wilbarger

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CHAPTER LXIII.
An Act to amend Articles 1006, 1007, and 1008 of the Revised Civil
Statutes of the State of Texas, approved February 21st, 1879....

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CHAPTER LXIV.
An Act to amend Section 1 of an act entitled "An Act to provide

for the traveling and other contingent expenses of the quarter-
master and commissary of the frontier battalion,” approved May
4th, 1874

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CHAPTER LXV. An Act to repeal an act entitled "An Act prescribing the place for

the sale of property under legal process, and deeds of trust, in Marion county," approved January 25th, 1875....

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CHAPTER LXVI.
An Act to restore to and confer upon the county courts of Comanche,

El Paso, Presidio, Pecos, Tom Green and Hidalgo counties, the civil and criminal jurisdiction heretofore belonging to said courts under the Constitution and general statutes of the State, to conform the jurisdiction of the dictrict courts to such change, and to repeal all laws in conflict with the provisions of this act....

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CHAPTER LXVII.
An Act to redistrict the State into judicial districts and fix the times

of holding courts therein, and to provide for the election of judges and district attorneys in said districts at the next general election to be held on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November, 1884...

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CHAPTER LXVIII.
An Act to amend Article 795, Chapter 17, of the Penal Code......

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CHAPTER LXIX.
An Act to amend Article 186 of the Penal Code .

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CHAPTER LXX.
An Act to further provide for the regulation of railroad and trans-

portation lines in the State of Texas, and to provide for the crea-
tion of the office of, and appointment of a State Engineer and his
Secretary, and their salaries and duties; to prevent unjust discrim-
ination and extortion in the rates charged for transportation of
freight and passengers in this State, and to provide a mode of pro-
cedure in relation thereto.....

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CHAPTER LXXI.
An Act to amend Article 784, of Chapter 15, Title 17, of the Penal

Code...

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CHAPTER LXXII.
An Act to provide for the permanent endowment, in land or its pro-

ceeds, of the University of Texas, and its branches, including the
branch for the instruction of colored youths; and also, to provide
for an equal endowment for the benefit of the permanent common
free schools of this State...

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CHAPTER LXXIII.
An Act to fix the fees of the Department of State, and require the

collection of the same.

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CHAPTER LXXIV.
An Act to establish uniform weights per bushel of wheat, corn and

other products of the State...

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CHAPTER LXXV.
An Act to prevent the adulteration of food, wines, beers, fermented

or distilled liquors, and drugs....

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CHAPTER LXXVI.
An Act to amend Article 1059, Chapter 3, Title 15, of the Code of

Criminal Procedure of the State of Texas...

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CHAPTER LXXVII.
An Act to establish a county brand for the several counties in this

State, and to provide for the advertising of all estrays, branded
with the county brand, in the counties to which the county brand
may belong...

CHAPTER LXXVIII.
An Act to amend Article 426 of the Penal Code, as amended March

15th, 1881..

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CHAPTER LXXIX.

An Act to amend Chapter 93, of the acts of 1881, entitled An Act to

amend Section 46 of an Act to encourage stockraising and to protect stockraisers, approved April 22nd, 1879, and amended April 4th, 1881...

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CHAPTER LXXX.

An Act to amend an act to adopt and establish the Revised Civil

Statutes of the State of Texas by adding thereto Article 4420a..

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CHAPTER LXXXI.
An Act to amend Article 722, Chapter 8, Title 17 of the Penal Code

of the State of Texas.

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CHAPTER LXXXII. An Act to amend Chapter 4, Title 12 of the Penal Code by adding thereto Articles 4030, 403b and 403c

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CHAPTER LXXXIII.
An Act to authorize the Commissioner of the General Land Office

to issue patents now suspended for want of reports of county
clerks ...

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CHAPTER LXXXIV.
An Act to amend Section 7 of an act entitled “An Act to give

effect to Section 2, Article 9 of the Constitution regulating the
manner of removing and locating county seats, and to provide for
the location of county seats in organized counties, where no
county seat has been created by existing law,” approved April
10th, 1879.

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CHAPTER LXXXV.

An Act to amend Article 1056, Chapter 2, Title 15 of the Code of

Criminal Procedure....

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CHAPTER LXXXVI.
An Act to amend Sections one, two and nine of an act entitled An

Act to amend an act entitled “An Act creating the office of
public weigher, and regulating the appointment, and defining the
duties and liabilities thereof," approved April 19, 1879.....

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CHAPTER LXXXVII.

An Act to be entitled an act to repeal so much of an act entitled

“ An Act to diminish the civil and criminal jurisdiction of the county courts of Matagorda, Camp, Houston, Kerr, Mason, San Patricio, Live Oak, Donley, Young, Comal, Wilson and Atascosa, passed at the present session of the Eighteenth Legislature, as relates to the county of Houston..

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