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shall have and hold the shares or parcels to them respectively allotted, in severalty.

Sec. 7. And be it further enacted, That the court before whom any partition shall be had, shall tax the costs and expenses which may accrue on such proceedings, and shall issue execution thereupon, against such person or persons, their goods, chattels, lands, tenements and hereditaments, of whom partition is demanded, as shall not have paid their proportion of the costs and expenses so taxed: Provided, however, That where the parties concerned shall appear and agree upon a person or persons to make partition for them as is hereinbefore provided, then and in that case, the costs and expenses thereafter accruing, shall be taxed in due and just proportion against all the parties.

Sec. 8. And be it further enacted, That the guardians of all minors are hereby respectively authorized and empowered, on behalf of their wards, to do and perform any act, matter or thing, respecting the partition of lands under this act, and the same shall be deemed valid and effectual in law, to every intent and purpose, as if the same had been done by such minor, after his arrival at full age.

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joins Sec. 9. And be it further enacted, That all laws and parts of laws, for the partition of real estate, in force at the time of the passing of this act, be and the same are hereby repealed.

ELIAS LANGHAM, Speaker of the house of representatives.

NATH. MASSIE, Speaker of the senate. February 1st, 1804.

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CHAPTER XIX.

An act, authorizing aliens to hold lands in this
State, by purchase or otherwise.

Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the général assembly of Aliens au.

the State of Ohio, That it shall be lawful for any and all aliens that now may have, or that hereafter shall be, entitled to have within this state, any lands tenements or hereditaments, either by purchase, gift, devise or descent, to hold, possess and enjoy the same, as fully and completely as any citizen of the United States or this state can do, subject to the same laws and regulations, and not otherwise.

Sec. 2. That this act shall be in force from and after the passage thereof.

ELIAS LANGHAM,
Speaker of the house of representatives.

NATH. MASSIE, Speaker of the senate. February 3d, 1804.

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minister an oath of office to, and to record the Clerk to

admission of, such applicant.

administer Oath of Office.

Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That no certificate

person shall be admitted to such examination
unless he shall produce, from some attorney or
counsellor at law, a certificate, setting forth,
that such application is of a good moral char-
acter, and that he hath regularly and attentively
studied law, and that he believes him to be a
person of sufficient legal knowledge and abilities
to discharge the duties of an attorney or coun-
sellor at law: Provided, however, That any per-
son residing within this state, producing satis-
factory evidence to the court, that he hath been
regularly admitted as an attorney or counsellor
at law, in any court of record within the United
States, may be admitted to an examination at
any time.

Sec. 4. And be it further enacted, That the supreme court shall have power to suspend any attorney or counsellor at law from practicing in any court in this state for misconduct in office: Provided always, That every attorney or counsellor, before he is suspended, shall receive a written notice from the clerk of the court, stating distinctly the grounds of complaint, or the charges exhibited against him; and he shall,

Of a practicing attorney at law necessary.

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