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Revive Mililtary Code.

TITLE XXVII.

MILITARY

Section 1, Military Code in revised Code of Section 8, Word “United” substituted for
the State revived. Except office

“ Confederate."
of Adjt. & Insp. Gen, Laws re. 4, Districts to remain the same.

pealed.
2, Duties of Adj. & Insp. General to

be performed by Secretary of
State.

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An Act to revive the Mililary Code of the State of Georgia, as pub

lished in the revised Code of Georgia, and to repeal all laws passed
since the adoption of said Military Code inconsistent with its provis-
ions, and for other purposes.

Preamble.

Code revived.

Exception.

WHEREAS, By reason of the late war, many changes have been made in the Military Code of the State of Georgia, since the adoption of the revised Code of the State, applicable only to the then state of war, and now inconsistent with the provisions of said Code; therefore,

1. Sec. I. 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 authority of the same, That from and after the passage of this Act the Military Code of the State of Georgia, as pub-Military lished in the revised Code of the State from Section 931 to Section 1103 inclusive, be, and the same is hereby revived,

, with the exception of the office of the Adjutant & Inspector General, established by the 1st provision of Section 1041, which said office is hereby abolished, and that all laws passed since the aduption of said Code inconsistent with the provisions of this Section

Laws repoel be and they are hereby repealed.

2. Sec. II. That the duties heretofore performed by the Adjutant & Inspector General, be performed by the Secretary of State.

3. Sec. III. That whenever the word “Confe lerate” ocjurs before the word "States," the same is hereby amended by substituting the word “United” for the word “Confederate."

4. SEC. IV. That the Division, Brigade, Regimental, and Com
pany Districts, as at present organized, are to remain the same, un- Districte the
til changed in the manner prescribed in the levised Code.

Sec. V. Repeals conflicting laws.
Approved 7th March, 1866.

ed.

Duties of Adj. Geu, by Suc. of Stale.

United sobe stituted.

same.

Establish Orphan Home.

TITLE XXIII.

ORPHAN HOME,

.

Section 1, Orphan Home to be established. Section 4, Officers and teachers.

2; Building Committee to be appoint- 5, Applicants for admission.
ed. Duties of,

6, Superintendent, office may be left 3, Board of Trustees; appointment of.

vacant. Nurses, &c.
To take charge of property ; re- 7, Vacancies in board; removals.
ceive and invest donations sue 8, No. of beneficiaries from each
for claims; prescribe rules ; ap:

County.
point officers, &c; and make an.
nual report.

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(No. 232.)

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An Act to organize and establish an Orphan Home in this State.

to be established.

Gommittee

Duty of:

1. SEC. I. The General Assembly of the State of Georgia do enact,.

That there shall be established, at some suitable place in this Orphan bome State, an Institution for the protection, support, and education, of

orphan children, to be styled the "Georgia State Orphan Home," which shall be the property of the State.

2. SEC. II. To this end it shall be the duty of the Governor to : Building co appoint a building Committee of three, whose duty it shall be to..

select and purchase, or receive by donation, at some suitable place;
å site or piece of land adapted to the purpose, and to superintend the-
erection thereon of a suitable building or buildings, for the purposes
above recited, planned in proportion to the amount of funds which
may be appropriated and set apart, or received by gift for that purpose,
and with a view to the convenience of future extension and improve-
ments. And before making any permanent improvements on said
ground one of said Committee may visit the Orphan House at
Charleston, South Carolina, for the purpose of obtaiving plans,
charts, drafts, designs, suggestions, or any or all other information
pertaining to the arrangement and construction of said Institu--
tion.

3. SEC. III. It shall be the duty of the Governor to appoint a Board of Trustees, to consist of nine, (9,) whose duty it shall be, first, to take charge of, and hold in trust, all property and claims, of whatever kin", both real and personal, belonging to said Institution, in the name of the State, and to use the same for the

benefit of said Institution, and for the promotion of the objects Receive and for which it is established. Second, to bold in trust all donations.

intended for endowments, from benevolent persons or societies, and to invest and use the same as may be directed by the donors. respectively; provided, that when no direction is given by the donor, the Trustees may invest in such stucks, bonds, real estate, &c., as they may deem best, with the advice and consent of the

Board of Trustees, To take charge of propertv.

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claims.

Prescribe

cers, &c.

Applicants)

gion.

Establish Orpban Home. Governor. Third, to bring suit in their names for any claim the Sue for Institution may have, whether arising from contract or tort. Fourth, to prescribe all the rules and regulations for the govern-Pulec ment of the Institution, and for the reception of children, not in conflict with the laws of this State. Fifth, to appoint all the Appoint offiofficers, point out their duties, and fix their salaries, and to remove from office when the incumbents fail to properly discharge their duties, or are guilty of immoral or unfaithful conduct. Sixth, to make to the Governor, at the end of each fiscal year, an accurate and full report of the operations and condition of the In- Make report. stitution, and of the receipts and disbursements for the same.

4. Sec. IV. The officers of the State Orphan Home, to be appointed by the Trustees, are a Principal, or Superintendent, a Oficers. Treasurer, and Matron, and such teachers as may be necessary and requisite. And medical attention for the beneficiaries of the Institution may be procured by the Trustees, under such arrangements and contracts as they may consider most appropriate and beneficial. : 5. SEC. V. All applications for admission into this Institution for must be approved by the Board of Trustees, or a majority of them, but the children of deceased soldiers of the Confederate and State service, during the late war, shall have preference over all others ; next to these, all other indigent orphan children, and last, the children of indigent and distressed parents, who are not able to support them.

6. Sec. VI. The office of Superintendent may be left vacant until Superintendsuch time, as in the judgment of the Board of Trustees, his services may be needed. And the Trustees may provide for the employment of such nurses and servants as the necessities of the In- Narso, &c. stitution may require.

7. SEC. VII. The Governor and his successors in office respectively, shall perpetuate the said Board of Trustees by appointments to fill vacancies when such occur, and he may dismiss or re-Vacancies in move from office any or all of said Trustees, (appointing others in Removals. their places,) for neglect of duty, improper conduct or management, or for incompetency.

8. SEC. VIII. Orphan and destitute children, recommended by the Ordinaries of their respective Counties, and approved by a ficiaries from majority of the Board of Trustees, shall be received into said Órphan bome, from each County in this State, in proportion to the number of children therein entitled to the benefits of this Act, provided application is made within a reasonable time after the organization of said Institution, or after the vacancy occurs in the nuinber of beneficiaries to which said County is entitled.

Approved 17th March, 1866.

Board.

of .

each County

Purchase farms for paupers.

TITLE XIX."

PAUPERS.

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Section 1, Inferior Court may purchase house Section 3, General authority.

and farm tor paupers.
2, May levy and collect tax for the

purpose. Make rules. Estab-
fish workshops, school houses, or
churches.

(No. 233.)

An Act to authorize the Justices of Inferior Courts of this State to

purchase a farm for paupers, and for other purposes.

may purchase ho060 and farm for partpers.

a

1. Sec. I. The General Assembly of the State of Georgra do enact,

That from and after the passage of this Act, the Justices of the Inf. Courtere Inferior Courts of this State, upon the recommendation of the

Grand Juries of their respective Counties, shall have power and authority to purchase a house and farm, in their respective Counties, upon which farm they may require all paupers in said Counties to labor, who are not from old age and disease yuable to work.

2. Sec. II. That said Inferior Courts have authority to lay Collect tax, and collect a tax for the purpose mentioned in the first Section of

this Act, and said Courts are hereby authorized to establish all Muke rules necessary rules and regulations in the management of said farms,

and said Courts are further authorized to establish any workshops, Bokshop or any school houses, or churches, on said farms, as they may deem

proper.
3. SEC. III. That said Courts shall have authority to do any

and every thing necessary to be done, in carrying out the provisions of this Act.

SEC. IV. Repeals conflicting laws.
Aproved 17th March, 1866.

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Establish

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General authority,

Penal Code-Changes in, &c.

TITLE XXX.

PENAL CODE-CHANGES IN, &C.

SUBJECTS AND SECTIONS.

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АСТ.

SUBJECT.

SECTION OF CODES NO. 234. ARSON-OCCUPIED DWELLING ON FARM, &C.,

4275 BURGLARY IN THE NIGHT,

1285 235. HORSE STEALING,

4298 236. PUTTING OUT ONE EYE,

424L SLITTING OR BITING NOSE, &C.

4243
CUTTING OR BITING OFF NOSE, &C,

4244
CUTTING OR BITING OFF LIMK, &C. NOT DESIGNATED, 4247
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ATTEMPT TO COMMIT SODOMY, &C.,

4255
STABBING,

4268 RAPE,

4248 CATTLE STEALING,

4296 HOG STEALING,

4298 ALTERING BRAND OR MARK,

4300 SIMPLE LARCENIES NOT DESIGNATED,

4307 LARCENY FROM THE PERSON,

4309 LARCENY FROM THE HOUSE,

4312 ENTERING HOUSE WITH INTENT TO STEAL,

4313
BREAKING HOUSE WITH INTENT TO STEAL,

4314
BREAKING AND ENTERING, OTHER THAN DWELLING, 4315
ENTERING AND STEALING FROM HUT, CAR, &C., 4317
BRIBERY,

4365
RECEIVING STOLEN GOODS,

4382 RIOT,

4400 BREAKING BRIDGES, DAMS, &C.,

4475 237. FRAUDULENT CONVERSION,

4321 238. MALPRACTICE BY JUSTICES,

4391 239. KEEPING GAMING TABLE.

4424 240. VAGRANTS,

4435 241. MAKING SECOND DEED TO LAND,

4467 242. EMPANNELING JURY ON INDICTMENT, &C.,

4564 243. FORM OF AFFIDAVIT FOR ARREST,

4596 FORM OF WARRANT FOR ARREST,

4597 244. TIME GRANTED DEFENDANT-BAIL,

4613 245. ILLEGAL SEIZURE, &C., OF PROPERTY PENAL. 246. COMPELLING RECEIPTS FROM RAILROADS, &C. 247. OVERCHARGE ON RAIL-ROADS MADE PENAL, 248. CERTAIN ACTS OF TRESPASS DEFINED AND MADE PENAL. 249. LAWS REPEALED MAKING IT PENAL TO RECEIVE UNITEI

STATES CURRENCY.

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