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recruits of Capt. Phelps' company, before they were mustered into the service of the United States.

Approved March 2, 1863.

CHAPTER 962.
AN ACT for the benefit of L. Hord, Joseph Belt, and A. W. Dudley

Be it enacted by the Generul Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky

§ 1. That the Auditor of Public Accounts be and he is hereby directed to draw his warrant on the treasury in favor of L. Kord, and Joseph Belt for fifty dollars each, and in favor of A. W. Dudley for twenty-five dollars, in full for their servies as arbitrators and umpire in the action lately pending in the Franklin circuit court, in which the Commonwealth of Kentucky was plaintiff and Newton Craig and others were defendants, to be paid out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated. § 2. Thit this act be in force froin its passage.

Approved March 2, 1863.

CHAPTER 963.

AN ACT t authorize the county clerks of Lincoln and Washington

counties to make out a general cross-index. Be it aacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentuky:

§ 1. That the clerks of the Lincoln and Washington county ourts be and they are authorized, by and with the consent f the county courts aforesaid, to procure the necessary bocks, and make out a general cross-index to all the wilis anl settlements of administrators, executors, guardians, &c, in their offices, and arrange and number the papers aforesaid in alphabetical order.

§ 2. The county courts shall make such allowance to the cleris therefor, out of the county levy, as may be necessary, upo, having the same valued by two commissioners appoited and sworn by the county judges for that purpose. 83. This act shall take effect from its passage.

Approved March 2, 1863.

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CHAPTER 964.
AN ACT for the benefit of H. P. Bozarth, late sheriff of Grayson coun-

ty, and his sureties.
Whereas, by virtue of an execution in the name of the
Commonwealth of Kentucky against H. P. Bozarth. late
sheriff of Grayson county, and Elijah Dugg.n, Andrew
Milner, and R. W. Brandon, his securities, the sheriff of
Grayson county did, on the 22d day of Septenber, 1862,
sell in payment of the revenue due by said Bozarth for the
year 1860, the redemption right in and to one hundred acres
of land belonging to said Bozarth, for three hundred and
sixty-five dollars; ninety-one acres of land bdonging to
said Duggin for three hundred dollars, and one hundred and
nine and a half acres of land belonging to said Milner, for
the sum of two hundred dollars; and the Stae of Ken-
tucky, by Grant Green, Public Auditor, became the pur-
chaser thereof-therefore,

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

$1. That the said Bozarth, Duggin, and Miner shall severally have the right to redeem their said lauls within two years from the passage of this act, by paying the purchase money, with six per cent. interest thereon into the State treasury; and a receipt from the Auditor fe the money shall vest the title in the party or parties rdeeming, which receipt may be recorded in the clerk's ofte of the county court in which the lands lie, and have he same force and effect to vest the legal title to the landsas deeds of conveyance have.

2. That said Bozarth and his securities shall ave the further time of two years, from and after the pasage of this act, to pay into the treasury the balance of te reve. nue tax due hy said Bozarth for the year 1860; nd that they shall have the further time of one year, from he passage of this act, to make out and return the list f delinquents for the year 1860: Provided however, That te court to which such delinquent list shall be presented fo allow. ance shall only allow such lists as delinquent as he said sheriff may satisfactorily show could not have been colected by him within the time prescribed by the general kws in force on that subject. § 2. This act shall take effect from and after its passae.

Approved March 2, 186

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CHAPTER 966.
AN ACT to regulate the sale of spirituous liquors in the town of

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

♡ 1. That all laws authorizing the granting of licenses to groceries and coffee-houses, and to merchants to sell spirituous, malt, and vinous liquors, in the town of Monticello, be and the same is hereby repealed, and hereafter it shall not be lawful for any person, within the corporate limits of said town, or within one mile thereof, to sell any spirituous, malt, or vinous liquors, or any mixture thereof, in quantities less than three gallons: Provided however, That merchants in good faith, druggists and apothecaries may sell any such liquors for medical purposes, in quantities' as small as one quart, upon the presentation of a written certificate from a physician in good standing that the same is needed for medical purposes in the family of the applicant, or for himself.

$ 2. That any person who shall violate the provisions of the first section of this act shall, upon conviction, be fined fifty dollars, and be imprisoned in the jail of Wayne county, until the fine and costs of prosecution are paid : Provided however, That the imprisonment shall noi exceed in duration the time fixed by law for imprisonment under a capias ad sulisfaciendum.

§ 3. That any person who shall keep a tippling house in said town shall, upon conviction, befined in the sum of two hundred dollars, and imprisoned in said jail the time to be fixed as provided in the second section of this act.

$ 4. This act to take effect trom its passage, and remain in force for two years, at the expiration of which time the laws now in force touching the subjects of this act shall stand revived.

Approved March 2, 1863.

CHAPTER 967.
AN ACT allowing further time in which to collect the public revenue

and county levies for the year 1862 in the county of Mercer.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth
of Kentucky :

Ø 1. That time until the first day of July next be allowed to William E Palmer, sheriff of the county of Mercer, in which to collect the public revenue and county levies for the year 1862 in said county, and to return his delinquent lists in said collections: Provided however, That said sheriff shall not be entitled to the benefit of this act unless

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his sureties shall first appear in the Mercer county court
and enter their consent thereto upon the records of said
court.
§ 2. This act shall take effect from and after its passage.

Approved March 2, 1863.

CHAPTER 968.
AN ACT for the benefit of William Herron, late sheriff of Fulton

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

§ 1. That William Herron, late sheriff of Fulton county, shall have credit with the public treasury for the sum of nine hundred and four dollars and ninety-four cents, collected by him on an execution in favor of the Commonwealth oi Kentucky against T. E. Reed, and others, for the revenue due from said county for the year 1859, the same having been paid over by him under duress to A. B. Cole, Captain of Pontotoc Dragoons, No. 1, by the orders of Maj. Gen. Leonidas Polk of the Confederate army. § 2. This act to take effect from and after its passage.

Approved March 2, 1863.

CHAPTER 970. AN ACT supplemental to the act for the benefit of M. W. Galloway, late sheriff of the county of Graves, approved February 21st, 1863.

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

$ 1. That where any tax payer in the county of Graves shall have paid his taxes for the year 1860, and shall be unable to produce the sheriff's receipt therefor, in consequence of the same, having been lost or destroyed, the said M. W. Galloway shall not be allowed to distrain for such taxes, if the tax payer, or any one having knowledge of the payment, shall, before some officer authorized to administer oaths, make affidavit to the payment of said taxes, and the loss of the sheriff's receipt therefor. $ 2. This act to take effect from and after its passage.

Approved March 2, 1863.

CHAPTER 971.

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AN ACT for the benet of Annie Eliza Gerhart.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth
of Kentucky:

ý 1. That Annie Eliza (ierhart, of the city of Louisville,
Kentucky, be relieved of all disabilities of coverture in
regard to any property she may hereafter acquire and con-
tracts she may hereafter make. All property she may
hereafter acquire shall be free from liability for any debt
or disposition of her husband.
ý 2. This act shall be in force from and after its passage.

Approved March 2, 1863.

CHAPTER 972.
AN ACT to amend an act, entitled, an act to incorporate the Petroleum

Sulphur Spring and Manufacturing Company.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth
of Kentucky:
Ø 1. That an act, entitled, “ An act to incorporate the
Petroleum Sulphur Spring and Manufacturing Company,"
approved March 1, 1860, be and the same is hereby amend-
ed as follows, to-wit: The capital stock of said company
shall be two hundred thousand dollars, and no greater
amount of stock shall be issued by the president and direc-
tors of said company:
$2. This act shall take effect from its passage.

Approved March 2, 1863.

CHAPTER 973.
AN ACT to authorize the Boyle County Court to subscribe stock in the

Danville, Dix River, and Lancaster Turnpike Road.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth
of Kentucky:

$ 1. That the county court of Boyle county, a majority
of the justices being present and concurring, be and the
same is hereby authorized to subscribe, either in stock or
by way of donation as the court may think best, such sum
of money, for the purpose of repairing the Danville, Dix
river, and Lancaster turnpike road; and that said court
shall have power to levy a tax upon the people of Boyle
ounty to raise the necessary means to meet such subscrip-
ion.
82. This act shall be in force from its passage.

Approved March 2, 1863.

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