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CHAPTER 824.
AN ACT for the benefit of Stitt & Campbell, of the county of Nicho-

las.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth
of Kentucky:

§ 1. That Hugh M. Stitt and Leonidas Campbell, hotel keepers, in the town of Carlisle,county of Nicholas, are hereby authorized to keep their tavern bar in the family grocery store of said Stitt & Campbell, on front street, in Carlisle, about ten steps from their tavern house: Provided, This privilege shall only continue during the continuance of their tavern license, and that they shall be subject to all the penalties of the law for keeping a disorderly house, upon being convicted thereof. § 2. This act to take effect from its passage.

Approved February 13, 1863.

CHAPTER 825.
AN ACT for the benefit of M. M. Lyon, late sheriff of Lyon county.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky :

§ 1. That M. M. Lyon, late sheriff of Lyon county, be and he is hereby released from all damages for which he and his sureties are, by law liable, upon two judgments of the Franklin circuit court against him and his sureties, the one for thirty-eight hundred and fifty dollars and fifty-six cents, with interest from the 1st day of June, 1859, and seven dollars and fifty-four cents cost, and the other for thirty-four hundred and twenty-five dollars and sisty-four cents, with interest from the first day of June, 1858, and eight dollars and fifteen cents costs, for balances of reve. nue which he failed to collect and pay over in accordance with law for said years, it appearing that such failure was the result of his misfortune and not ot any culpable neg. lect of duty; Provided, That said M. M. Lyon, or some one for him, shall pay, or cause to be paid, to the proper officer

, within ninety days from the approval hereof, the balance of the principal, interest, and costs, upon said judgment. § 2. This act to take effect from its passage:

Approved February 13, 1863.

1863.

CHAPTER 826.
AN ACT for the benefit of the Sinking Fund of the Louisville and

Nashville railroad for Hart county.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth
of Kentucky:

Ø 1. That the county court of Hart county, a majority of the justices of the peace in commission, and the presiding judge of said county being present, and composing the court, are hereby authorized, at any time, to fill any vacancy that may now or hereafter exist in the board of sink. ing fund commissioners for said county, which commissioners shall have all the powers conferred by the act incorporating the Louisville and Nashville railroad company, and the amendments thereto, under which said board was originally organized.

§ 2. That all the appointments of commissioners of said board, heretofore made by the county court aforesaid, whether composed as aforesaid or not, are hereby legalized.

§ 3. That the presiding judge of said county is authorized, at any time, to summons up the justices of the peace in commission in said county, to hold a court for the purposes aforesaid. § 4. This act to take effect from and after its passage.

Approved February 13, 1863.

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CHAPTER 829.
AN ACT for the benefit of the sheriff of Whitley county.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth
of Kentucky:

§ 1. That the sheriff of Whitley county is hereby au-,
thorized and empowered, should he be unable to make sale
of a runaway slave named Dennis, at the court-house of
said county, on a court day, as now required by law, to sell
said negro, at any other most suitable place in said county,
at such time as may be most convenient, first giving due
notice of the time and place of making the sale, as now
required by law, at least fifteen days before the day of sale,
and shall make such sale at the most suitable public place
in said county when he can safely do so.
$ 2. This act shall be in force from its passage.

Approved February 13, 1863. 60

1868.

CHAPTER 830.
AN ACT for the benefit of R. L. Ellison, late Clerk of the Calloway

Circuit Court.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth
of Kentucky :

$ 1. That R. L. Ellison, late clerk of the Calloway circuit court, be and he is hereby allowed the further time of two years from the passage of this act to collect any uncollected fee bills due him as clerk aforesaid : Provided, That said clerk shail be liable to all the penalties imposed by law for issuing and collecting illegal fee bills. $ 2. This act to take effect from its passage.

Approved February 13, 1863.

CHAPTER 831.
AN ACT to amend an act, entitled, an act 10 amend the charter of the

city of Paducah.
Be il enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth
of Kentucky:

$1. That the 6th section of an act, entitled, “ An act to amend an act, entitled, an act to amend the charter of the city of Paducah," approved February 5th, 1858, be and is hereby so amended so as to make it lawful for the city judge to hold his civil court in the same house in said city in which he holds the police courts. § 2. This act to take effect from its passage.

Approved Ferbuary 13, 1863.

CHAPTER 832.
AN ACT to amend an act, entitled, an act to provide a more efficient

Police Department in the city of Louisville.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth
of Kentucky:

§ 1. That that part of the 15th section of an act approved March 1st, 1860, entitled, an act to provide a more efficient police department in the city of Louisville, (chapter 852,) which prohibits policemen in the city of Louisville from receiving pay as witnesses in felony prosecutions in the circuit court of Jefferson county, be and the same is hereby repealed. $ 2. This act to take effect from its passage.

Approved February 13, 1863.

1863.

CHAPTER 834.
AN ACT for the benefit of the collector of revenue of Franklin county.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky:

§ 1. That William F. Parrent, appointee of the Auditor for the collection of the revenue in the county of Franklin, for the year 1862, be allowed until the first day of July, 1863, to collect and pay into the treasury the amount of the revenue due by said county. 2. This act shall take effect from its passage.

Approved February 13, 1863.

CHAPTER 835.
AN ACT for the benefit of A. G. Winston, Clerk of the Boone Circuit

Court.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth
of Kentucky:

§ 1. That the appointment and qualification of J. G. Hamilton, as deputy clerk of the Boone circuit court, by A. G. Winston, clerk of said court, out of term time, is hereby legalized ; and all acts done by him, as such, are and shall be as valid as though he had been appointed and qualified by an order of said court in open court. 82. This act shall take effect from its passage.

Approved February 13, 1863.

CHAPTER 836. AN ACT for the benefit of Peter Longshore. Whereas, it is made to appear to the General Assembly that Peter Longshore, by direction of the county judge of Kenton county, kept a lunatic pauper, Samuel Holder, for a period of time before said lunatic, who was raving mad, could be received into the lunatic asylum, and that the said services were well worth the sum of one hundred dollars—therefore,

Be it cnacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky:

$1. That the Auditor of Public Accounts he and he is hereby authorized and directed to draw his warrant on the Treasurer of the State for the sum of one hundred dollars, in favor of Peter Longshore, to be paid out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated. § 2. This act shall take effect from and after its passage,

Approved February 13, 1863.

1863.

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CHAPTER 837.
AN ACT for the benefit of the sureties of J. S. Roberts, late sheriff of

Shelby county.
Be it enacted by the Generul Assembly of the Commonwealth
of Kentucky:

$1. That time until the 1st day of December, 1863, be and the same is hereby given to the sureties of J. S. Roberts, late sheriff of Shelby county, in his bond for the collection of the public revenue for that county for the year 1861, to list for collection the unpaid revenue and county levy for that year with the present sheriff of Shelby county, and also the Auditor's list in the hands of the said late sheriff, and to return an additional delinquent list in the collection of the said revenue and county levy; Provided however, That no delinquent list shall be allowed unless it shall be proven to the satisfaction of the Shelby county court that the said late sheriff, by reasonable diligence, could not, within the time prescribed by the general laws upon that subject, have collected said list. $ 2. This act shall take effect from and after its passage.

Approved February 16, 1863.

CHAPTER 838.
AN ACT to amend an act, entitled, “an act to charter the Union

Turnpike Road Company.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth
of Kentucky:

§ 1. That the president and board of directors, last electWhen presidented for said company, shall meet at the tavern house now meet.

kept by Jonathan Williams, in the town of Florence, in Boone county, on the first Staturday in May, 1863, for the

transaction of any business that may legally be brought Quorum, and before it. Three members of the board of directors of said

company shall constitute a quorum to do business. At said meeting the said board shall order an election of a new board of directors, to take place by the stockholders of said company, on the first Saturday in June, 1863, and give written notice by posting the same on the door of said tavern house in Florence, at the post-office in Union, Boone county, and at the toll-gate on said road, at least five days before the said first day of May. Should said board fail to order said election, or having ordered it, fail to give the notice as herein required, notice thereof may be given by any stockholder or stockholders owning ten shares of stock; and any three stockholders, who may be present at said place on said day, may hold said election.

election to be ordered.

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