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Securities of B. T. Handley.
9. SEC. I. The General Assembly of the State of Georgia do enact, That the said Martha A. Lester, of the county of Fulton, be, and Act relieving 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.
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 Milton county, in this State, securities of B. T. Handley, who was indicted under the name of Thomas Handley, at the March term of the ...Superior Court, eighteen hundred and sixty-five, of said county of Milton, for the offence of robbery.
WHEREAS, At the said March term of the Superior Court, eighteen 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 persons as his securities, in the sum of two thousand dollars, conditioned 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- Preambles five, being the next ensuing term of said Court, for said county, after 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 whereabouts is unknown to the officers of said Court, and also, unknown to his said securities; And whereas, at the next term of the Superior 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-released exsented 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. Camp 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
Jasper J. and William Owen-Dickinson Taliaferro, Jr.
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.
An Act for the relief of Jasper J. Owen and William Owen, of the coun ty 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, 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, That the said Jasper J. Owen and William Owen be, and they are hereby Jasper J. and relieved from all the pains and penalties by them incurred for a 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 nol pros the said indictment on payment of the costs which have ac-crued thereon.
Approved 20th March, 1866.
An Act for the relief of Dickinson Taliaferro, Jr., of the county of Whitfield.
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..
Terry L. Cox -Jno. W. Martin.
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-Dickerson 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.
An Act, for the relief of Terry L. Cox, a convict in the Penitentiary of
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 ninetynine years, be set at liberty, and forever discharged from said penalty.
/ Approved 20th February, 1866.
An Act, for the pardon of John W. Martin, now confined in the Penitentiary, 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 Pardoned Penitentiary for the crime of murder, be, and he is hereby pardon
SEC. II. Repeals conflicting laws.
Approved 8th March, 1866.
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES,
STATE OF GEORGIA.
DURING A SESSION OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY, HELD AT MILLEDGEVILLE, IN DECEMBER 1865, AND JAN
UARY, FEBRUARY, AND
No. 1, In reference to adoption of amend- No. 13, Requesting of the President of the ment to Constitution of the United States.
arrangements for the inauguration
of the Governor elect.
3, Relative to adjournment.
4, In reference to continuance of cases against the Banks of this State.
5, Authorizing Treasurer to make certain
United States "if not a withdrawal of the troops & surrender of private property, and the restoration of the writ of Habeas Corpus."
14, To appoint a Committee of three from the House and two from the Senate to take into considera tion that part of the Governor's Messsage which relates to the State's interest in the Card Factory.
6, In reference to selling debris of Ga." 15, Anthorizing the appointment of a joint Military Institute.
7. Requesting the revocation of the order
of the Secretary of War, relative to
8, Requesting the Governor to direct the
*9, In relation to improvement of Public Grounds and Buildings,
11, Relative to the revision of the Code
“12, Authorizing his Excellency the Gov-19,
Committee to inquire into the present condition of the Executive Mansion. Requesting the Governor to intercede with the President for the restoration of property on Wilmington, Whitmarsh, Skidaway, Sapelo, and other islands, to lawful owners. Bringing on certain elections. Requesting the Governor to call upon the several Banks of this State to make a return of their condition, conformably to the law now existing, within ten days.
To authorize the Governor to prosecute the claim of this State for cotton lately seized by the Federal army.