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the ninth December eighteen hundred and thirty-nine, consolidating the offices of Tax Collector and Receiver in the county of Thomas, be and the same is hereby repealed.

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by the authority aforesaid, That all laws and parts of laws militating against this act, be and the same are hereby repealed.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, February 1, 1850.

AN ACT to repeal an act passed the 25th day of December, 1837, entitled an act to consolidate the offices of Tax Collector and Receiver of Tax Returns of Early county. 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 an act passed the 25th day of December, 1837, entitled an act to consolidate the offices of Tax Collector and Receiver of Tax Returns, be and the same is hereby repealed: Provided, That this act shall not go into operation and effect until the first day of January in the year eighteen hundred and fifty-one-any law to the contrary notwithstanding. Approved, February 1, 1850.

AN ACT to repeal an act passed on the twenty-fifth of December, eighteen hundred and thirty-seven, consolidating the offices of Receiver of Returns and Tax Collector in the counties of Rabun, Camden, Irwin, Floyd, Scriven, Paulding, Wayne, Murray, Cherokee, Glynn, Telfair, and Laurens.

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 so much of the before recited act as relates to the consolidating the offices of Receiver of Returns and Tax Collector for the county of Irwin, be and the same is hereby repealed.

SECTION 2. Be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That there shall be, on the first Monday in January next, a Receiver of Returns as well as Collector, elected for said county of Irwin.

SECTION 3. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That said Receiver and Collector shall receive the same compensation, and be subject to the pains and penalties, as are now prescribed by law.

SECTION 4. 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by the authority aforesaid, That all laws and parts of laws militating against this act, be and the same are hereby repealed.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 21, 1849.

AN ACT to alter the time of holding the election for commissioners of the town of Greenesborough, and to alter and change the manner of electing the marshal of said

town.

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, the election for commissioners of the town of Greenesborough shall be held on the first Saturday in January of each year, under the same rules and regulations as are now pointed out by law for the election of said commissioners.

SECTION 2. And be it further enacted, That a marshal for said town of Greenesborough shall be elected every year on the first Saturday in January, and that all persons who are now by law entitled to vote for commissioners of the town of Greenesborough shall be entitled to vote for marshal-any law to the contrary notwithstanding. Approved, January 26, 1850.

AN ACT to appoint the Justices of the Inferior Court of the county of Laurens commissioners of the town of Dublin in said county, and to authorize said commissioners to sell and dispose of a portion of lot No. 232 in the 1st district of originally Wilkinson now Laurens county, known as the commons of said town.

WHEREAS by an act of the Legislature assented to the 13th day of December, 1810, entitled an act to fix the site of the public buildings in Laurens county, certain persons therein named were appointed commissioners and authorized to purchase or procure by donation any quantity of lands, not exceeding two hundred two and a half acres, at or within two miles of the place known by the name of the Sand Bar, on the Oconee river, as a site for the public buildings in the county of Laurens, &c.; and whereas under the authority vested in said commissioners by said act, they purchased one half of lot number 232 in the 1st district of originally Wilkinson now Laurens county, and in laying out the same into town lots reserved a portion as town commons, which still remains undisposed of; and whereas by an act assented to the 14th of December, 1819, certain other persons therein named were declared to be successors to those appointed by the above recited act, since the death or resignation of whom none others have been appointed, whereby there is no authority now vested in any person or persons who may sell or dispose of the said

town commons:

SECTION 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 the Justices of the Inferior Court of the county of Laurens, be and they are hereby declared to be successors to those appointed by the above last recited act, and what may be done by them, or a majority of them, in pursuance of the duties assigned the commissioners appointed by authority of the said above recited acts, be held as good and valid in law as if the same had been done by said original commissioners.

SECTION 2. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That the proceeds of the sale of said town commons be paid over by said commissioners to the treasurer of said county of Laurens and become a portion of the county funds.

SECTION 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.

Approved, December 21, 1849.

AN ACT to repeal an act entitled an act to appoint county Treasurers and define their duties so far as relates to the counties of Troup, Carroll, Crawford, Murray, Monroe, Montgomery, Pike, Appling, Randolph, Warren, Fayette, Chatham, Cherokee, and Stewart, and to give to the people of said counties the election of Treasurer.

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, the above recited act be and the same is hereby repealed so far as the same relates to the counties of Troup, Carroll, Crawford, Murray, Monroe, Montgomery, Pike, Appling, Randolph, Warren, Fayette, Chatham, Cherokee and Stewart.

SECTION 2. Be it further enacted, That from and after the passage of this act, the election of county Treasurer of the counties of Troup, Carroll, Crawford, Murray, Monroe, Montgomery, Pike, Appling, Randolph, Warren, Fayette, Chatham, Cherokee, and Stewart, be and the same is hereby given to the people of said counties entitled to vote for members of the General Assembly.

SECTION 3. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That on the first Monday in January next, and on the first Monday in January every two years thereafter, the voters of said counties are hereby empowered to proceed to said election as of other county officers to be elected on that day as now regulated by law, and that the said Treasurers when elected be required to give bond and security and be

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liable to all pains and penalties in the same manner as such officers are now by law regulated and bound.

SECTION 4. 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 20, 1849.

AN ACT to alter and amend the several acts of this State so as to authorise the Treasurer of the poor school fund of the county of Jasper to take and retain a commission out of said fund.

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 immediately after the passage of this act, it shall and may be lawful for the Treasurer of the poor school fund of Jasper county, and he is hereby authorized to take and retain a commission of six and a fourth per centum for receiving and paying out said poor school fund out of said fund. 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, January 26, 1850.

AN ACT to regulate vendue masters in the city of Darien.

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 all laws and parts of laws laying a tax upon the sales of vendue masters in the city of Darien and for licensing them and requiring them to make a quarterly return to the Treasurer of the State of the amount of their sales, be and the same are hereby repealed.

SECTION 2. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That the corporation of said city shall annually appoint two vendue masters and shall take bond in such a sum as the said corporation may from time to time order and ordain by law with two good and sufficient securities for each vendue master so appointed, payable to the corporation of said town and their successors in office, conditioned for the faithful performance of the duties required of vendue masters in and by the existing laws of this State, and upon the execution of such bond and on the payment of such a sum as the said corporation by law shall order and ordain for

the use of said corporation, shall issue to each person so appointed a license authorizing him to act as vendue master in said city of Darien for one year.

SECTION 3. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That every vendue master appointed as aforesaid by the corporation aforesaid, shall keep a book in which shall be entered every article by him sold at a public auction and the price at which the same was sold, and shall quarterly in every year cast up the amount of his sales and prepare a return thereof to be handed to the Treasurer of the city aforesaid, which return shall be sworn to before some officer of the State authorized to administer oaths, and shall within thirty days after the expiration of either quarter pay to the Treasurer aforesaid for the use of the corporation aforesaid, a tax or duty of cne per cent. on the amount of such returns. SECTION 4. 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, February 22, 1850.

AN ACT to repeal an act passed on the twenty-second day of December, eighteen hundred and forty-three, authorizing the Governor of the State of Georgia to sell the Western and Atlantic Railroad for a sum not less than one million of dollars.

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 as aforesaid, That from and after the passsage of this act, that so much of the act of 1843 as authorizes the Governor to sell said Railroad be and the same is hereby repealed.

Approved, February 23, 1850.

AN ACT to authorize and direct the Chief Engineer of the Western and Atlantic Railroad to have a turn-out made on the State Road in Cass county, near Etowah river, at such place as Messrs. Stovall and Lother shall designate, upon certain conditions therein named.

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 the Chief Engineer of the Western and Atlantic Railroad be authorized and directed to have constructed a turn-out on the Western and Atlantic Railroad in the county of Cass, at

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