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1863.

CHAPTER 848.
AN ACT for the benefit of Mary J. York, of Logan county.
Be it cnucted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth
of Kentucky :

§ 1. That the Auditor is hereby directed to draw his war-
rant in favor of Mary J. York, for the sum of one hundred
and fifty-six dollars and eighty-three cents, to be paid out
of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated,
the same being compensation to said Mary J. York for
supporting Susan N. York, a pauper idiot of the county of
Logan, from the 9th day of October, 1859, to the 25th day
of November, 1862; as owing to informality in judicial
proceedings, the allowance fixed by statute in such cases
has not heretofore been drawn from the treasury for the
benefit of said Susan N. York.
§ 2. This act to take effect from its passage.

Approved February 16, 1863.

CHAPTER 850.
AN ACT authorizing the board of trustees of Milburn, in Ballard

county, to grant coffee-house licenses.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth
of Kentucky:

§ 1. That the board of trustees hereafter to be elected for the town of Milburn, in the county of Ballard, shall have power and authority to grant one or more coffee-house licenses in said town to bona fide keepers thereof, which license shall be signed by the chairman of said board, and attested by their clerk, and shall run for one year.

§ 2. Before any such license shall be granted the applicant for the same shall pay to the clerk of the county court of Ballard county the State tax thereon, and shall produce to said board the receipt of the clerk therefor, and shall also pay to said trsutees such tax as they may fix thereon, for the benefit of said town, not less than twenty-five dollars, nor more than one hundred dollars.

§ 3. The applicant shall take the oaths required by law of persons licensed to sell spirituous liquors, and shall execute to said trustees bond with approved security, to keep and conduct such coffee-house in such manner as said trustees may, by their by-laws, prescribe : Provided however, That said trustees shall have power and authority, by an order entered upon the records, at any time to suppress any such license, for a violation of the oaths or bond required of the applicant, or other violation of coffee-house privileges. § 4. This act to take effect from and after its passage.

Approved February 20, 1863.

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1863.

CHAPTER 851.
AN ACT to amend the charter of the New Castle and Carrollton Turn-

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

$1. That all the stockholders, (with their hands,) belonging to said company, and being within one mile and a half of said road, shall hereafter be subject to work on the repairs of said road, and be exempt from working all other roads.

§ 2. That the president of said company shall have power to call on said stockholders at any time, when he sees proper to do so, to work on the repairs of said road, first giving three days notice by himself or agent: Provided, That he shall not require the hands to work on the road more than five days in each year.

3. That if any stockholder, living within one and a half miles of the road aforesaid, when notified, shall refuse or fail to attend with his hands to work said road, he shall be liable to the same penalty that is now allowed by law for failure to work on county roads, and recoverable in the same way; any fines so recovered shall be applied to the use of the road aforesaid.

4. All persons going to and returning from meeting on regular church days shall go free of toll on said church days. s 5. This act shall take effect froin its passage.

Approved February 20, 1863

CHAPTER 852.
AN ACT for the benefit of Wm. M. Green, late Judge of the Russell

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

$1. That it shall be lawful for William M. Green, late judge of the county court for Russell county, to list for collection with the sheriff, or any constable of said county, at any time within two years from the passage of this act, his fee bills yet due and unpaid; and that said sheriff or constable shall have power and authority to collect the same, by distress or otherwise, any law to the contrary notwithstanding $ 2. This act shall take effect from its passage.

Approved February 20, 1863.

1863.

CHAPTER 853.
AN ACT to provide more effectuaily for the safe keeping of prisoners

committed to the jail of Monroe county.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth
of Kentucky:

$1. That it shall and may be lawful for the county judge of Monroe county, as he may judge proper, to send any person, who may be committed to the jail of Monroe county, to the jail of either Hart or Warren county, for safe keeping; and it shall be the duty of the jailer of either of those counties to receive and keep such prisoners. The judge of Monroe county shall certiiy to the jailer of the county to which the prisoner is sent the cause for which he is imprisoned ; and the jailer of Warren or Hart counties shall, upon the order of said judge of Monroe county, deliver any such prisoner so that he inay be returned when necessary to the jail of Monroe county ; and the expenses for carrying this act into effect shall be paid out of the county levy of Monroe county. § 2. This act to take effect from its passage.

Approved Febrnuary 20, 1863.

CHAPTER 856.
AN ACT for the benefit of Lewis S. Lee, sheriff of Ballard county.

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

§ 1. That Lewis S. Lee, sheriff of Ballard county, have the further time of two years to collect fee bills and other claims due him as sheriff of Ballard county, subject however on his official bond, to all the fines, forfeiture, and penalties now imposed by law for the collection of illegal tee bills. § 2. This act to take effect from and after its passage.

Approved February 21, 1863.

CHAPTER 857.
AN ACT for the benefit of H. F. Turner.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth
of Kentucky:

§ 1. That it may be lawful for H. F. Turner to sell wine
manufactured from grapes of his own vineyard, in any
quantity not less than a quart, without having first obtain-
ed a license therefor.
82. This act shall take effect from and after its passage.

Approved February 21, 1863.

1863.

CHAPTER 859.
AN ACT for the benefit of George Long, a free man of color, of Chris-

tian county.
Whereas, George Long, a free man of color born in
Christian county, and having re-ided there until the fall of
1861, did then, under the advice of many citizens of said
county, leave the State to avoid being pressed and sent
beyond the State to work on fortifications by the Confeder-
ate troops, who then had possession of that end of the
State; and whereas, he now desires to return to his na-
tive home in said county--for remedy,

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

§ 1. That the said George Long be permitted to return to his former home in Christian county, without incurring any of the pains or penalties enacted by law against free negroes for coming into this Commonwealth. s 2. This act to take effect from its passage.

Approved February 21, 1863.

CHAPTER 860.
AN ACT for the benefit of Thomas J. Jones, sheriff of the county of

Graves.
Whereas, it satisfactorily appears to this General Assem-
6 bly that Thomas J. Jones, sheriff of the county of Graves,

owing to the unsettled state of the country, and threats of personal violence towards him, was prevented from collecting the public revenue due from said county for the year 1861 by the time required by law, and that the Commonwealth has obtained a judgment against him, on account of said defalcation, for the principal revenue, interest thereon, damages and costs, all of which he has paid into the public treasury except the damages--therefore,

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

§ 1. That the said sheriff be and he is hereby released from the payment of said damages; and that in his settlement with the Auditor of Public Accounts, for the revenue of said county for the year 1862, he shall have credit with the treasury for the sum of two hundred and twenty-five dollars and twenty cents, the amount of interest paid by him on said judgment. § 2. This act shall take effect from and after its passage.

Approved February 21, 1863.

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1863.

CHAPTER 862.
AN ACT for the benefit of Pleasant J. Potter, sheriff of the county of

Warren.
Whereas, it has been made satisfactorily to appear to
this Legislative Assembly that Pleasant J. Potter, sheriff of
the county of Warren, on the 28th September, 1861, paid
into the branch of the Bank of Kentucky, at Bowlinggreen,
to the credit of the branch of the same bank at Frankfort,
the sum of one thousand dollars of the State revenue col-
lected by him in the county of Warren for the year 1861;
and that afterwards, on the 20th December, 1861, the said
sheriff, under the orders of the so-called “Provisional Gov-
ernment of the State of Kentucky,” paid, under protest, to
John Burnam, the treasurer thereof, the sum of nine hun-
dred and forty-one dollars and sixty-seven cents more of
said revenue-therefore,

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

§ 1, That the Auditor of Public Accounts shall and he is hereby directed to enter a credit to the said Pleasant J. Potter, sheriff of the county of Warren, for the sum of one thousad nine hundred and forty-one dollars and sixty-seven cents, on account of the revenue due from the said county for the year 1861, being the amount of said revenue paid by hiin as recited in the preamble to this act: Provided however, That nothing herein shall be so construed as to exempt any other person or persons from liability for the improper seizure or appropriation of said revenue: Provided further, That nothing in this act shall be construed to release the bank at Bowlinggreen or bank at Frankfort from the payınent of one thousand dollars deposited in the bank at Bowlinggreen. À 2. This act shall take effect from and aster its passage.

Approved February 21, 1863.

CHAPTER 866.
AN ACT concerning the Richmond, Oiter Creek, and Boonsboro' Turn-

pike Road Company.
Whereas, it has been rep esented that the Richmond,
Otter Creek, and Boonsboro turnpike road company have
constructed, in part, their road from the town of Richmond
toward the Kentucky river, a distance of about fire miles,
and yet said road is involved in debt, and the receipts in
tolls do not more than keep it in repair-lherefore,

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

§ 1. That on a petition in equity, filed in the Madison circuit court, by the president and treasurer of said road

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