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AN ACT to authorise certain Commissioners therein named, to raise by Lottery, the sum of fifteen hundred dollars, for the purpose of building an Academy in the town of Fort Gaines.

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 John Dill, Edward Delony, Solomon V. Wilson, James Buchanan, and George W. Prescott, be, and they are hereby authorised to raise by lottery, a sum not exceeding fifteen hundred dollars, for the purpose of building an Academy in the town of Fort Gaines.

Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That said Commissioners are hereby authorised to divide said Lottery into as many separate schemes or drawings, as in their judgment shall best suit the interest of said Academy: and any sum or sums of money, which may be raised by virtue aforesaid, shall be by the Commissioners aforesaid, applied for the purpose aforesaid, within twelve months after the completion of said Lottery.

ASBURY HULL,

Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Assented to, Dec. 26, 1831.

THOMAS STOCKS,

President of the Senate.

WILSON LUMPKIN, Governor.

AN ACT to authorise. a Lottery, for the purpose of raising within a certain time, the sum of two thousand dollars, to be approdriated to the building of a Bridge in the county of Hall, and the keeping the same in good order, and to appoint Commissioners to carry the said act into effect.

Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Georgia in General Assembly met,

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and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the same, That it shall and may be lawful for the Commissioners hereinafter named, to establish a Lottery within two years after the passing of this act, to raise the sum of two thousand dollars, under such scheme and regulations as they, or a majority of them may deem necessary and proper, for the purpose of building and keeping in good repairing, a Bridge over the Chattahoochee River, at or near Stringer's Ford, in the county of Hall.

Sec. 2.. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That James W. Jones, John M. McAfee, John Whelchell, Edward Cowen, and Severe Clark, be, and they are hereby appointed Commissioners to carry the aforesaid Lottery into full effect.

Sec. 3. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That when any vacancy may happen by death, resignation, or otherwise, of any of the Commissioners aforesaid, the surviving or remaining Commissioners, shall fill the same in such manner as they, or a majority of them, may deem pro

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Sec. 4. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That when the said Lottery shall be completed, the said Commissioners, or a majority of them, shall proceed to have said Bridge built under such plan as may be best calculated to promote the public good as contemplated by this act―any law to the contrary notwithstanding.

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AN ACT to alter and amend an act entitled " 'an act to regulate the licensing of physicians, to practise in this State," passed the twenty-fourth day of December, 1825.

See. 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Georgia, in General Assembly met, That wherever the Board of Physicians may have doubts as to the qualifications of any applicant for license, they may proceed to examine such candidate, notwithstanding he may exhibit a diploma from a Medical College, and either grant or refuse a license, as they may find him on such examination qualified, or otherwise, for the discharge of the duties of the profession.

Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the Board of Physicians have authority, and it shall be their duty, to prescribe such course of reading as in their opinion may be necessary and proper to those who intend to pursue the study of medicine, under private instructors. in this State, which course of reading they shall cause to be published in two or more of the public gazettes of this State, and which shall be obligatory on all who may apply to the Board for license after the expiration of two years from the time of such publication.

Sce. 3. And be it further enacted, That it shall not be lawful for the Board of Physicians to license any person who shall not produce satisfactory testimonials of a good moral character.

Sec. 4. And be it further enacted, That should a quorum of the Board of Physicians not be in attendance on the day appointed by law for its meeting, those present may adjourn from day to day, until a board can be formed: Provided, that any number not under four may proceed with the business of the board.

Sec. 5. And be it further enacted, That so much of the act of which this act is amendatory, as militates against the provisions of this act, be and the same is hereby repealed. ASBURY HULL,

Speaker of the House of Representatives.

THOMAS STOCKS,

Assented to, Dec. 27, 1831.

President of the Senate.

WILSON LUMPKIN, Governor.

AN ACT to organize a Volunteer company of Cavalry, to be known and incorporated under the name of the Glynn County Hussars, and to supply the same with arms.

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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, that so soon as any number of the citizens of Glynn county, liable to militia duty, shall associate themselves together to the number of twenty or more, first having chosen their officers-and notify the commanding officer of the regiment to which they are liable to perform militia duty, that it is their desire to form a Volunteer company, it shall become the duty of said commanding officer to transmit to his Excellency the Governor, the number of men comprising said company, together with the names of persons chosen as officers and their respective grades-Whereupon," it shall be the duty of Governor to issue his commission to the officers, to command the Volunteer Company of Cavalry, for said county, to be known by the name of the Glynn County Hussars, and by and under that name, to be invested with all corporate powers, to pass all by-laws, rules and regulations for the government of said company, not contrary to the constitution of this State, or the laws thereof.

Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That his Excellency the Governor shall be authorised and required to furnish‘each`. member of the Glynn County Hussars, with a sword & brace of pistols, upon the application of the commanding officer of said company; and tendering a bond with good and sufficient security to the Governor or his successor, conditioned to be forfeited if the said Captain or his successor shall fail to deliver said arins, within thirty days after the same may be applied for, by the Governor of this State.

Sec. 3. Anil be it further enacted, That all laws or 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, Des. 26, 1831.

President of the Senate.

WILSON LUMPKIN, Governor.

AN ACT to authorise the establishment of a Volunteer company of Cavalry in the county of Taliaferro, and for the equipment of the same.

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 passing of this act, the Volunteer company in Crawfordville, Taliaferro, county, commanded by Captain Archibald G. Jones, are hereby incorporated under the title of the Taliaferro Guards, and the members thereof, are hereby authorised and empowered to form such rules, and regulations, and pass' such by-laws for their own government as they may think proper, which rules, regulations and by-laws, when formed and passed, shall be binding on such company to all intents and purposes, and in the same manner as if they were particularly mentioned within this act: Provided, That such rules, regulations and by-laws, shall not be inconsistent with the laws of this State, or of the United States.

Sec. 2. Be it further enacted, That the same privileges which are extended to the company of Darien Volunteer Guards, in section fifty-eight of the militia laws of this State," shall be, and the same are hereby extended to the Taliaferro Guards, and that said company be permitted to continue under the like privileges.

Sec. 3. Be it further enacted, That said company, are hereby permitted to take every fifth man from any of the militia companies of said county, to form said company.

Sec. 4. Be it further enacted, That from and after the passing of this act, the Captain shall report his company to his Excellency the Governor, who is hereby authorised and instructed to deliver to the Captain of said company, or to his order, the necessary arms for the use of the company: Provided, the Captain of the said company, shall give bond and security in a sum equal to the value of said arms, conditioned to be returned when required by his Excellency.

Sec. 5. And be it further enacted, That all laws and parts of laws, militating against the operation of this act, be, and the same are hereby repealed.

ASBURY HULL,

Speaker of the House of Representatives.
THOMAS STOCKS,

Assented to, Dec. 23, 1831.

President of the Senate,

WILSON LUMPKIN, Governor.

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