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Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That all laws and parts of laws, militating against this act be, and the same are hereby repealed.

ASBURY HULL,

Speaker of the House of Representatives.
THOMAS STOCKS,

Assented to, Dec. 19, 1831.

President of the Senate.

WILSON LUMPKIN, Governor.

STANFORD

AN ACT to alter the times of holding the Superior Courts in some of the counties in the Southern Circuit.

Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Georgia, in General Assembly met, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the same, That from and immediately after the passing of this act, the regu lar times of holding of the Superior Courts in some of the counties in the southern circuit, shall be as follows, to wit: In the county of Lowndes on the fourth Mondays in May and November; in the county of Thomas on the Thursday thereafter; in the county of Decatur on the Mondays thereafter; in the county of Early on the Mondays after the said courts in the said county of Decatur; in the county of Baker on the Monday after the court in Early; and in the county of Dooly on the Monday after the court in Baker county.

Sec. 2. Be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That all persons summoned, subpoenaed, or bound as 'suitors, jurors, witnesses, or in any other capacity whatever, to attend said courts at the times which by the law now in force are holden, shall be bound by virtue of said summons, subpœna, or other process heretofore issued, to attend said courts as altered by this act.

Sec. 3. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That all laws and parts of laws, militating against this act, be, and the same are hereby repealed.

ASBURY HULL,

Speaker of the House of Representatives.
THOMAS STOCKS,

Assented to, Dec. 26, 1831.

President of the Senate.

WILSON LUMPKIN, Governor.

AN ACT to alter and fix the time for holding the Inferior Courts in the counties of Stewart and Randolph.

Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Georgia, in General Assembly met, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the same, That the Inferior Court for the county of Stewart shall hereafter be held on Tuesday after the first Monday in January and July in each and every year.

Sex: R. And be it further enacted, by the authority aforesaid, Thay the Inferior Court of the county of Randolph, shall hereafter be held on the Thursday after the first Monday in January and July, in each and every year.

Sec. 3. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That all writs, precepts, and processes of any kind or nature whatsoever, shall be made returnable to the terms aforesaid.

Sec. 4. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That all laws militating against this act, be, and the same is hereby repealed.

ASBURY HULL,

Speaker of the House of Representatives.

THOMAS STOCKS,

President of the Senate.

Assented to, Deo. 21, 1831.

WILSON LUMPKIN, Governor.

AN ACT to authorise the Judge of the Superior Court of the Southern Circuit, to hold an extra term of said court, in the county of Decatur.

Whereas, it is manifest from the unavoidable failure of the superior court for November term, for the county of Decatur, results in sundry inconvenience to the citizens of said County:

Sec. 1. Be it therefore enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Georgia, in General Assembly met, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the same, That from and after the passage of this act, it shall and may be lawful for the Judge of the Superior Court, and he is hereby required to hold an extra term of said court, at the place of holding the superior courts, in the town of Bainbridge, in the county of Decatur, on the fourth Monday in January next.

Sec. 2. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That all jurors and witnesses that were legally compelled to attend the regular term of said court, shall be hereby compelled to attend the extra term of said court as contemplated by this act, under all the pains and penalties, as are contem plated by the laws now of force in this State;.in such cases made and provided.

Sec. 3. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That all persons either plaintiffs or defendants, or other persons concerned in the business of said court, are hereby required to attend, and abide the rules and order of Court at the said extra term, as is herein contemplated, as fully and effectually as they would have done, in the event that the regular term of said [courts] had been held in conformity to the laws of force in this State, regulating said court.

Sec. 4. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That in the event there should not have been any jurors drawn and summoned to attend the regular term of said Court, that it shall and may be lawful for the Justices of the Inferior Court, or a majority of them, with the Clerk of the Inferior Court and Sheriff of said county; and they are here by required immediately after the passage of this act, (or as soon thereafter as convenience will admit,) to proceed to the drawing of grand and petit jurors, from the jury boxes of said county in regular order, as is contemplated by the laws now of force in this State. And the sheriff of said county is also hereby required, to summons the jurors thus drawn to attend, at the time and place aforesaid, giving them legal notice previons to the sitting of said Court: and the list of the jurors thus drawn by the Inferior Court aforesaid, shall be turned over to the Clerk of the Superior Court, whose duty it shall be to make out the venire of said lists, and turn them over to the sheriff, agreeable to the law now of force: and the sheriff of said county is hereby required to make his return to said court, agreeable to the law now regulating the return of sheriffs in such cases.

Sec. 5. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That it shall and may be lawful to sue out, serve and return writs and other processes to said extra term, in the same manner and under the same regulations and provisions as if the same were for a regular term of said court.

ASBURY HULL,

Speaker of the House of Representatives.

THOMAS STOCKS,

Assented to, Dec. 22, 1831.

President of the Senate.

WILSON LUMPKIN, Governor.

AN ACT to alter and change the times of holding the Inferior Courts in the county of Butts.

Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Georgia, in General Assembly met, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the same, That from and after the passage of this act, the Inferior Court of Butts county, shall be held on the second Monday in January and July, in each year, and that all writs and processes returnable to the aforesaid Court, shall be taken, considered, and held to be returnable to the aforesaid Court, at the times herein specified, and that all persons subpoenaed or recognised to appear at the aforesaid Court, shall be liable to appear at the times herein specified-any law, usage, or custom to the contrary, notwithstanding.

ASBURY HULL,

Speaker of the House of Representatives.

THOMAS STOCKS,

Assented to, Dec. 26, 1831.

President of the Senate.

WILSON LUMPKIN, Governor.

AN ACT to separate and divorce Rebecca T. Warner and Leonard T. Warner, her husband.

Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Georgia, in General Assembly met, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the same, That from and after the passage of this act, the matrimonial connection or civil contract of marriage, made and entered into between Rebecca T. Warner and Leonard T. Warner, her husband, be, and the same is hereby annulled, set aside and dissolved as fully and effectually to all intents and purposes, as if no such contract had ever been made, or entered into between them.

Sec. 2. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That the said Rebecca T. Warner and Leonard Warner her husband, shall be held in future as separate and distinct persons, altogether unconnected by any union, or civil contract whatever, heretofore entered into between them.

Read the third time and passed, 23d Dec. 1831.

ASBURY HULL,

Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Read the third time and passed, 5th Dec. 1831.

THOMAS STOCKS,

President of the Senate.

AN ACT to separate and divorce Betsey Andersou and Abram Anderson, her husband.

Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Georgia, in General Assembly met, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the same, That from

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