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of Lumpkin, shall receive at and after the rate of seventy-five cents per diem for each day's service as Jurors aforesaid.

Section 2. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That the Jury fees, and the confession fees arising in all cases in said Superior and Inferior Courts, shall be paid over to the Clerks of said courts, respectively, who shall at the expiration of each term thereof pay over the same equally to each of the Jurors who may have served in said courts.

SECTION 3. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That when there shall be a deficiency of said fees to pay said Jurors, the said Clerks shall ascertain the same, and shall issue a certificate to each Juror aforesaid, for the amount of his said deficit, which said certificates shall be a lawful tender to pay all taxes which may be assessed or collected in said county for county purposes.

SECTION 4. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That it shall be the duty of the Tax Collector of said county, and he is hereby required to receive said certificates in payment for all taxes or dues which may belong to said county.

SECTION 5. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That the County Treasurer of said county shall be, and he is hereby required to receive said certificates in liquidation of all amounts which may be receivable by him, and payable to him, for county purposes.

Section 6. And be, it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That all laws and parts of laws contravening the provisions of this act, be and the same are hereby repealed.

Approved, December 20, 1849.

AN ACT to relieve the Justices of the Inferior Court from

Jury duty. Section 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, all Justices of the Inferior Court of this state, be and the same are hereby, at their own option, exempt from Jury duty..

SECTION 2. Be it further enacted by the authority of the same, That all laws and parts of laws militating against this act, be and the same are hereby repealed.

Approved, February 21, 1850.

AN ACT to establish a Justices' Court at Holmesville in

Appling county, and to define the limits of the district, and provide for the election of two Justices of the Peace and a Constable, as officers of said Court.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Georgia, That a Justices' Court be established at Holmesville in the county of Appling.

SECTION 2. And be it further enacted, That the court district shall not exceed twenty miles square, the court-house in said village being the centre thereof.

SECTION 3. And be it further enacted, That all persons entitled to vote for members of the Legislature, residing in said district, be authorized to meet at the court-house in the town of Holmesville, on the first Monday in April next, and

proceed to elect two Justices of the Peace and one Constable, who shall be commissioned by the Governor, and hold their offices until the first Monday in January eighteen hundred and fifty-two, or until their successors shall be elected and commissioned.

Approved, February 25, 1850.

AN ACT to authorize the Justices of the Peace elected for

the First, Second, Third and Fourth Districts G. M., composing the city of Savannah, to reside and hold their respective offices and Courts at any place within the corporate limits of said city.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Rep resentatives of the State of Georgia, in General Assembly met, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the same, That the Justices of the Peace elected for the First, Second, Third and Fourth Districts G. M., composing the city of Savannah, be and are hereby authorized to reside and hold their respective offices and Courts at any place within the corporate limits of the city of Savannah.

SECTION 2. 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.

Approved, December 19, 1849.

AN ACT to authorize the Justices of the Peace in the 1026th

District, Georgia Militia, to hold Court two days in each month.

SECTION 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, it shall be lawful for the Justices of the Peace in the 1026th District, Georgia Militia, in said State, to hold Court in said District, at the place of hulding Justices' Courts in said District, two days in each month.

SECTION 2. And be it further enacted, That all laws and parts of laws militating against this act, be and the same are hereby repealed, so far as they relate to said District.

Approved, February 5, 1850.

AN ACT to amend an act to change the place of holding

the Justices' Court of the 26th Militia District in the counof Glynn.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of ahe 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 law, it shall be lawful for the Justices of the Peace of the 26th Militia District, in the county of Glynn, to hold their Courts at Brunswick or Stirling, [or] at both: Provided, No Justice of the Peace shall hold more than one Court a month at either of the aforesaid places.

Be it further enarted, That all laws or parts of laws militating against the provisions of this act, be and the same are hereby repealed.

Approved, February 23, 1850.

AN ACT to amend the several acts relating to Justices'

Courts, so far as regards the county of Chatham. Be it enacted by the Senate und 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 afủer the passage of this act, in all suits brought in any of the Justices ' Courts in Chatham county, judgment shall be rendered at the first term, unless the defendant shall enter an appearance and file a plea in writing.

And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That whenever the defendant shall enter his appearance and file his plea in writing at the first Term, the case shall be placed on the Jury Docket, and tried by a Jury at the succeeding term, unless good cause be shown for a continuance.

And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That in all cases now pending or which may hereafter be instituted in any Justices' Court in Chatham county, in which the

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plaintiff shall be admitted to prove his own account by his own oath under the statutes now in force, it shall be lawful for the defendant to be sworn and give his testimony in defence, upen making affidavit that he has no other testimony which it is in his power to procure to disprove the justice of the account.

And be it jurther enacted by the authority afores id, That all laws and parts of laws militating against this act, be and the same are hereby repealed.

Approved, December 19, 1849.

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AN ACT to authorize the Justices of the Inferior Court of

the county of Liberty 10 sell a tract of land known as the

parade ground, in said county. WHEREAS by an act passed the 22d day of December, 1830,

the Inferi r Court of the county of Liberty was authorized to purchase a lot of land for a parade ground ; and whereas, said parade ground has fallen into disuse :

Section 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatwes of the State of Georgia in General Assembly met, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the same, Thai the Justices of the Inferior Court of the county of Liberty are hereby authorized to sell, (as in their discretion may seem best), all that tract or lot of land known as the parade ground, and in their official capacity to perfect titles to the same.

SECTION 2. And be it further enucted by the authority aforesaid, Tha! the aforesaid Justices shall place the proceeds of said sale in the custody of the County Treasurer, for the benefit of the county of Liberty.

Approved, Januury 31, 1950.

AN ACT to authorize the inhabitants of Walker county, in

certain neighborhoods where the mill sickness prevails, to fence the land, and to punish those who may disturb or destroy such enclosures.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Georgu in General Assembly met, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the sume, That Amos Ryan, Jesse Stephens, James Ryan; L. W. Brooks, and other citizens of the county of Walker, residing in McLemore's Cove, are bereby authorized to enclose, by building a suitable fence, all such localities as may have been, or may be ascertained to be productive of the disease commonly known by the name of milk sickness.

Section 2. And be it further enacted, That every person who may throw down any such fence or fences, or leave open any gate, so as to expose the inhabitants to the danger of this afflicting disease, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and may be indicted therefor, and on conviction shall be punished by fine or imprisonment in the common jail of the county, or both, at the discretion of the court.

SECTION 3. And be it further enacted, That nothing in this act contained shall be so construed as to affect the title of the owner of the lands so enclosed, or to impair in any manner his absolute possession, use and control, at all tiines, and in such manner as he may desire, so that he does not wilfully and maliciously expose the neighborhood to the danger of such disease.

Section 4. And be it further enacted, That all laws and parts of laws militating against this act, be and the same are hereby repealed.

Approved, February 11, 1950.

AN ACT to authorize his Excellency the Governor to have

surveyed all the unsurveyed lands in the county of Ware, and have the said lands sold at the court-house in the county of Ware, to the highest bidder, on such terms as he shall direct.

Section 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Georgin in General Assembly met, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the same, That it shall be the duty of bis Excellency the Governor to have all the unsurveyed lands in the county of Ware run out in lots of 490 acres each, and cause said lands to be sold before the court house door in the county of Ware, to the highest bidder, on such terms as he may

direct. Section 2. And be it further enacted, That all laws and parts of laws militating against this act, be and the same are hereby repealed.

Approved, February 11, 1850.

AN ACT to authorize his Excellency the Governor to dis

pose of certain lands belonging to the State of Georgia.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representulives of the State of Georgia in General Assembly met, and it is hereby enacted by the uuthority of the sumc, That the Governor be authorized to dispose of such lands lying on the line of the Western and Atlantic Rail Road, as he may deem expedient, by public sale.

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