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Securities of B. T. Handley.

Martha A.

9. SEC. I. The General Assembly of the Siate of Georgia do enact, *That the said Martha A. Lester, of the county of Fulton, be, and Act Helieving she is hereby relieved from all pains and penalties of the laws of Loster. this State, incurred by reason of her intermarriage as aforesaid, with the said John R, Millen.

Approved 21st February, 1866.

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(No. 334.)

An Act for the relief of R. L. Haynes, M. J. Seals, A. H. Teasley,

Isham Teasley, Hampton Smith, J. M. Childress, A. P. McPherson,

S. F. Kincannon, W. P. Brown, R. A. Camp, and L. P. Brown, of
op-Milton county, in this State, securities of B. T. Handley, who wus in-

dicted under the name of Thomas Handley, at the March term of the
Superior Court, eighteen hundred and sixty-five, of said county of Mil-
ton, for the offence of robbery.

Whereas, At the said March term of the Superior Court, eigh-
teen hundred and sixty-five, of said county of Milton, the Grand
Jury of said county found a true bill against said B. T. Handley,
under the name of Thomas Handley, for the offence of robbery ;
and at the said March term of said Court, on the 29th day of March
1865, the said Handley gave his bond, with the above named per-
sons as his securities, in the sum of two thousand dollars, condi-
tioned for his personal appearance at the next ensuing term of the
Superior Court of said county of Milton, to answer said charge;
And whereas, at the November term, eighteen hundred and sixty- Preamble
five, being the next ensuing term of said Court, for said county, af-
ter the giving of said bond, said case was called in its order, and the
said Handley failed to appear in Court, at the call of the Sheriff,
when his said bond was then and there forfeited, and a judgment
and order nisi was then and there taken, ordering the Clerk to issue
scire facias against the said Handley, and his securities, and hand
the same to the Sheriff, in order that the parties might be served ;
And whereas; the said Handley, after the giving of said bond, went
into the Military service of the Confederate States, and his where-
abouts is unknown to the officers of said Court, and also, unknown
to his said securities ; And whereas, at the next term of the Superi-
or Court of said county of Milton, unless relieved by this General
Assembly, judgment must be entered up against the said Handley,
and his securities, for the full amount of said bond, with all the
costs incident thereto; for remedy whereof :

; 10. Sec. I. The General Assembly of the State of Georgia do enact, That all the parties in interest, to be affected thereby, having con'sented thereto, in writing, the said Richard L. Haynes, M. J. Seals, cept for coste A. H. Teasley, Isham Teasley, Hampton Smith, J. M. Childress, A. P. McPherson, S. F. Kincannon, W. P. Brown, R. A. Cainp and L. P. Brown, securities as aforesaid on the bond of said Handley, be, and they are hereby released and fully discharged, from all lia

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Securities released ex

Jasper J. and William Owen-Diekinson Taliaferro, Jr.

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bility to pay, or have judgment entered up against them on said bond, except for the costs that may be due the officers of said Court, including the Solicitor General's costs and all the costs incident to said case, notwithstanding any law of this State to the contrary.

Approved 23rd February, 1866.

(No. 335.) An Act for the relief of Jasper J. Ouen and William Owen, of the county of Franklin.

WHEREAS, Jasper J. Owen and William Owen, of the county of Franklin, were indicted at the April term, 1865, of the Superior Court of Franklin county for a violation of the laws of the State against the unlawful distillation of grain, And Whereas, the said. Jasper J. Owen and William Owen acted in ignorance of the law,

having taken a contract in good faith from Col. T. T. Dorrough, Preamble.

commanding the — Regiment, Confederate States army, who reported to them that he had a contract with the Confederate States government to make for the use of said government fifteen thousand gallons of whisky; And Whereas, the said Col. T. T. Dorrough employed and engaged with them to make a portion of said whisky, which they did, and delivered the same to the said Col. T. T. Dorrough, not being aware that in so doing they were violating the laws of Georgia, And Whereas, the said Jasper J. Owen and William Owen are poor men, and unable to pay a large fine; For remedy whereof,

11. SECTION I. Be it enacted by the General Assembly, Tbat the

said Jasper J. Owen and William Owen be, and they are hereby Wihard and relieved from all the pains and penalties by them incurred for Owen reliev- violation of the distillation laws of this State, and that the Solicitor

General of the Western Circuit be, and he is hereby required to not pros the said indictment on payment of the costs which bave accrued thereon.

Approved 20th March, 1966,

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(No. 336.) An Act for the relief of Dickinson Taliaferro, Jr., of the county of Whit-field.

WHEREAS, In the latter part of the year 1864 a lieutenant and private soldier of the late Confederate army, connected with General Wheeler's cavalry, who had been captured by the Federal troops, and having made their escape came to the house of Dickerson Taliaferro, Sr.;. as a means of aiding said soldiers to return to their command Dickerson Taliaferro, Jr., advised said soldiers to get two horses which were secreted near by, which was done, and said soldiers returned to their commands.

Preamble;

"Terry L. Cox-Jno. W. Martin.

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Taliaferro, ir

12. SECTION I. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Georgia, That said Dickerson Taliaferro, Jr., of the county of Whit-Bilderser field, is hereby relieved from all pains and penalties under existing laws for discovering said horses to said soldiers, and for participating in getting said horses for said soldiers. SEC. II. Repeals conflicting laws. Approved 21st March, 1866.

(No. 337.)
An Act, for the relief of Terry L. Cox; á convict in the Penitentiary of

Georgia.

13. Sec. I. The General Assembly do enact, That on the first day of March, one thousand eight hundred and sixty-six, Terry L. Cox, a convict in the Penitentiary of Georgia, from the county of Cass, Pardoned. found guilty of the crime of murder; by a Jury of his county men, on the fifteenth day of September, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-three, and sentenced to confinement, and hard labor, in the Penitentiary of said State, by Judge Irwin, for the term of ninety, nine years, be set at liberty, and forever discharged from said penalty. -Approved 20th February, 1866.

(No. 338.)

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An Act, for the pardon of John W. Martin, now confined in the Peniten

tiary, for the crime of murder.

14. 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 the authority of the same, That John W. Martin, now confined in the Pardonet. Penitentiary for the crime of murder, be, and he is hereby pardoned.

SEC. II. Repeals conflicting laws. .
Approved 8th March, 1866.

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RESOLUTIONS

i ADOPTED BY

THE SENATE

AND

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES,

OF THE

STATE OF GEORGIA.

DURING A SESSION OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY, HELD AT MILLEDGEVILLE, IN DECEMBER 1865, AND JAN

UARY, FEBRUARY, AND

MARCH, 1866.

RESOLUTIONS.

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No. 1, In reference to adoption of amend- No. 13, Requesting of the President of the ment to Constitution of the United

United States "if not a withdrawal States.

of the troops & surrender of private " 2, Appointing joint Committee to make property, and the restoration of the arrangements for the inauguration

writ of Habeas Corpus.” of the Governor elect.

14, To appoint a Committee of three 3, Relative to adjournment.

from the House and two from 4, In reference to continuance of cases

the Senate to take into considera against the Banks of this State.

tion that part of the Governor's 5, Authorizing Treasurer to make certain

Messsage which relates to the State's advances.

interest in the Card Factory. 6, In reference to selling debris of Ga.“ 15, Anthorizing the appointment of a joint Military Institute.

Committee to inquire into the pres7, Requestiog the reyocation of the order

ent condition of the Executive Manof the Secretary of War, relative to

sion. branded stock in this State.

16, Requesting the Governor to intercede “ 8, Requesting the Governor to direct the

with the President for the restoraInferior Courts to report nuinber of

tion of property on Wilmington, destitute disabled soldiers and sol

Whitmarsh, Skidaway, Sapelo, and diers' widows and orphans.

other islands, to lawful owners. “.*9, in relation to improvement of Public 17, Bringing on certain elections. Grounds and Buildings,

18, Requesting the Governor to call upon ® 10, In reference to the President of the

the several Banks of this State to United States.

hot make a return of their condition, 11, Relative to the revision of the Code conformably to the law now exista of Georgia by Hon. David Irwin.

ing; within ten days. .: 12. Avthorizing his Excellency the Gov: ", 19, To authorize the Governor to prose) ernor to borrow, upon the faith and

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cute the claim of this state for cotcredit of the State, the sun of one

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