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1861. Bracken county, be, and is hereby, allowed the further time

of two years, from and after the passage of this act, to

collect his uncollected fee bills, and he shall have power Allows further time of 2 years to distrain for and collect the same as he had while acting for collection of fee bills, as county judge of said county, being liable to the provis

ions of the laws now in force for any illegal acts done in
collecting the same, and for issuing and collecting illegal
fee bille.
$2. This act to take effect from and after its passage.

Approved September 10, 1861.

CHAPTER 3.
AN ACT for the benefit of the Nicholas county court.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth
of Kentucky:

§ 1. That the county court of Nicholas county shall have power to sell power, and it is hereby authorized, to sell and convey to prove new jail. the purchaser the old jail of said county, and the lot of

ground upon which it is located, and the proceeds arising
therefrom shall be applied towards the improvement of the
new jail property and premises in Carlisle.
§ 2. This act shall take effect from and after its passage.

Approved September 10, 1861.

CHAPTER 4.

AN ACT for the benefit of the jailer of Monroe county. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky :

§ 1. That hereafter it shall and may be lawful for the jailer of Monroe county, when duly and legally elected, or appointed and qualified, to reside at any point within three hundred yards of the jail, in said county.

§ 2. This act to take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

Approved September 10, 1861.

CHAPTER 5.
AN ACT for the benefit of the Kirksville and Kentucky River turnpike road

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

§ 1. That the president, directors, and company of the Kirksville and Kentucky River turnpike road company

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have power and authority to erect gates on their road, and
to collect, for travel on same, such rates of toll as the
amount of road now completed would proportionably bear
to a full complement of five miles of road completed,
according to existing laws, regulating the collection of
tolls on said road.
62. This act to be in force from its passage.

Approved September 17, 1861.

CHAPTER 6.

AN ACT authorizing the county judge of Calloway county to change the road

leading from Murray to Tennessee river. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwculth of Kentucky:

1. That the county judge of Calloway county is hereby authorized to change the road leading from Murray to Callowaytown, on the Tennessee river, through or around the lands of Wm. Smith, as he may deem necessary for the good of the public and the interest of the said Wm. Smith: Provided, The said Wm. Smith be required, first, to put the proposed change in as good order as said road now is. 2. This act to take effect from its passage.

Approved September 17, 1861. ;

CHAPTER 7.
AN ACT for the benefit of common school district No. 45, in Henderson

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

1. That the trustees of common school district number forty-five, in Henderson county, be, and they are hereby, authorized to make their report to the commissioner of common schools in said county for the year 1860; and when said report shall be made in accordance with existing laws, so much of the common school fund as is due and unpaid to the trustees of said district, shall be paid to them as if the report had been made within the time prescribed by existing laws. 0 2. This act shall take effect from its passage.

Approved September 17, 1861.

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CHAPTER 8.
AN ACT to amend an act, entitled “An act to incorporate the Board of Eda-

cation of the Kentucky Annual Conference of the Methodist Episcopal
Church, South."

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

$ 1. That it shall and may be lawful for the trustees of Mas convey by Millersburg Male and Female Collegiate Institute, who

college grounds, &c. were in office on the 12th day of January, 1860, when the

act incorporating said Institute was repealed, or their survivors, to convey by deed to the Board of Education of the Kentucky Annual Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, the property held by said trustees, in or near the town of Millersburg, for the purpose of carrying into effect any contract made by said trustees or stock

holders of said Institute with said Board; and their conConveyanco to veyance, recorded in the proper office, shall be effectual to be recorded.

pass the title of said property to said Board and their successors.

$ 2. Nothing contained in the act of the General AssemMay remove bly incorporating said Board, approved January 12, 1860, soat of college.

shall be construed so as to prevent or hinder said Board or
their successors from removing the seat of their college
from Millersburg to any other place in the bounds of the
Kentucky Annual Conference.
$3. This act to be in force from its passage.

Approved September 17, 1861.

CHAPTER 9.
AN ACT to incorporate Birmingham Lodge, No. 290, Free and Accepted

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

§ 1. That the members of Birmingham Lodge, No. 290, of Free and Accepted Masons, of the town of Birming, ham, in Marshall county, be, and they are hereby, created a body politic and corporate, by the name and style of “ Birmingham Lodge, No. 290," with perpetual succession ; and by that name shall be capable of contracting and being contracted with, of sueing and being sued upon all contracts heretofore made, and upon all contracts hereafter made, or liabilities incurred; that all contracts by and between said Lodge and the members or any member thereof, are hereby legalized, and may be sued on and enforced as contracts between individuals; of pleading and being impleaded; of purchasing, receiving, and holding all such real and personal estate as may be required

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for the use of said Lodge; to receive all necessary conveyances; to sell, convey, and dispose of all such real or personal estate as they may have or hereafter acquire: Provided, The amount vested in real estate, exclusive of buildings thereon, shall at no time exceed ten thousand dollars.

§ 2. That the control and management of the business and concerns of said corporation shall be, and are hereby, vested in and confided to the master and senior and junior wardens of said Lodge, and their successors in office, as trastees thereof, who, or a majority of whom, shall have power to make and carry into effect all contracts pertaining to the real or personal estate of said Lodge; and service of notice or process on any two of said trustees shall be sufficient notice to said corporation.

§ 3. That said corporation shall have power to pass all such by-laws, rules, and regulations, not inconsistent with the laws of this State, as may be thought necessary by said corporation to the control, management, and safekeeping of the property, interests, and concerns of the Lodge; and may have and use a common seal, and change the same at pleasure.

$ 4. The General Assembly reserves the right to change, amend, or repeal this act. s 5. This act shall take effect from its passage.

Approved September 17, 1861.

CHAPTER 10.

AN ACT for the benefit of Lilly H. Snow. Waereas, In the year 1857, Samuel S. Snow took charge of an orphan child born in December, 1856, at the Lunatic Asylum near Lexington, and has since adopted said child and given it the name of Lilly Heyburn Snow, and desires the same to be legitimated as his own; therefore,

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

§ 1. That said Lilly Heyburn Snow be, and she is hereby, made an heir and legal representative to Samuel S. Snow, and shall be capable of, in law, to inherit such portion of his estate as she would be entitled to if born to him in lawful marriage. § 2. This act to be in force from its passage.

Approved September 17, 1861.

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CHAPTER 11.
AN ACT to repeal an act, entitled "An act to establish an additional voting

place in Hays' precinct, in Hickman county."
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwcalth
of Kentucky:

§ 1. That an act, entitled “An act to establish an additional voting place in Hays' precinct, in Hickman county," approved January 14th, 1856, be, and the same is hereby, repealed.

2. That this act shall take effect from and after its passage.

Approved September 17, 1861.

CHAPTER 12.
AN ACT to authorize the First Colored Baptist Church, of Louisville, to sell

certain property
WHEREAS, The trustees and congregation of the First
Colored Baptist Church, of Louisville, desire to sell the lot
of ground and building thereon, situate in said city, south
of Broadway, and on the old Flat Lick road, the same
conveyed to the trustees of said church by Henry Smith
and wife, and apply the proceeds towards paying for the
house of worship owned by said congregation, situate on
Fifth street, between Walnut and Chestnut streets, in said
city; and whereas, doubts are entertained whether said
trustees have authority to make said sale; therefore,

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

That the present trustees of the First Colored Baptist Church, of Louisville, or their successors in office, are authorized to sell, for the purpose above named, their house and lot above mentioned, the same conveyed to the trustees of said church by Henry Smith and wife, by deed dated 1st August, 1834, and to make to the purchaser a full and complete conveyance of the same, free from the claim of said congregation and of all other persons; or, if said trustees so elect, they may file their petition in the Louisville chancery court, to which the heirs of Benjamin Stansberry may be made defendants, praying for a sale of said house and lot; and said court is authorized to sell said house and lot, with or without the consent of said heirs, upon such terms as may be deemed best, and apply the proceeds, as indicated by the above recital, or otherwise, so as best to promote the interest of said congregation and the preaching of the Gospel to them and their successors.

Approved September 17, 1861.

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