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quarter's salary to either until it shall be satisfactorily shown to his Excellency the Governor, that they have respectively made and attached to the journals of the house to which they respectively belong a good and distinct index, and have filed away all reports of standing committees and resolutions passed by either house.

SECTION 9. And be it further enacted, That the Treasurer be authorized to pay, from time to time, to officers of the Government whose salaries are appropriated by this act, seventy-five per cent. of the amounts for which service has actually been rendered at the date of said payment, taking receipts from said officers for the same, which receipts shall be his vouchers, and are hereby declared offsets to the extent of said payments to Executive warrants drawn at the end of the quarter for said officers' salary.

SECTION 10. And be it further enacted, That the sum of six dollars each per day be appropriated to pay the Enrolling and Engrossing Clerks of both branches of the General Assembly during the time they shall be actually employed in their respective offices: To entitle them to receive such pay, they shall produce the certificate of said Secretary or Clerk that their services were necessary, and that they actually performed the duty, and served the number of days set forth therein.

SECTION 11. And be it further enacted, That the sum of six dollars per day be paid to each, the Messenger and Doorkeeper of each branch of the General Assembly, during the present session of the same.

SECTION 12. And be it further enacted, That all laws and parts of laws militating against the same be, and the same are hereby repealed.

JOHN W. ANDERSON,
Speaker of the House of Representatives..
WILLIAM B. WOFFORD,

President of the Senate.
Approved December 20, 1849.

GEORGE W. TOWNS, Governor. .

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AN ACT to appropriate money for the purpose therein

designated. 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 the sum of thirty thousand dollars be, and the same is hereby appropriated and set apart from any monies in the Treasury, for the partial payment of the members of the Legislature and its officers.

SECTION 2. Aud be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That the Treasurer be, and he is hereby authorized to pay, upon the receipt of the several members of the Legislature or its officers, an amount not exceeding seventy-five per cent. of the pay and mileage to which they would be entitled, assuming the compensation allowed by the appropriation act of 1847 as the basis of such advances : Provided, that in no case whatever shall such officer be authorized to make advances for services not performed.

Approved, November 24th, 1849.

AN ACT to appropriate money for the purposes therein

mentioned. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Georgin in General Assembly met, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the same. That the sum of fifteen hundred dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary, be and the same is hereby appropriated for the repairs of the Arsenal in Savannah-the said repairs to be under the control and direction of bis Excellency the Governor.

SECTION 2. And be it further enacted, That the sum of seventy-two dollars be, and the same is hereby appropriated to pay Messrs. Warner & Hooker of Savannah, the same being a balance due them for furnishing materials and making preparations for the interment of the remains of the late Col. J. S. McIntosh.

SECTION 3. And be it further enacted, That the sum of twenty-four dollars and ninety-nine cents be, and the same is hereby appropriated to refund to Moses Hanshaw of Habersham county, a double tax paid by him in 1847, and that J. Sanford be quthorized to draw the money and receipt for he same.

SECTION 4. And be it further enacted, That twelve dollars and forty-eight cents be, and the same is hereby appropriated to Mrs. Jane E. Reeves of Scriven county, to refund that amount or over tax paid by her in 1848 ; and that the sum of four dollars be appropriated to Thomas M. Boston of Thomas county, the said amount having been assessed and paid on property exempt from taxation ; and that A. T. McIntire be authorized to draw and receipt for the same.

SECTION 5. And be it further enricted, That his Excellency the Governor be, and he is hereby required to draw his warrant on the Treasury for the sum of three hundred and fifty dollars in favor of John Jones, late Captain of the Crawford Guards, and that the same be paid to the said Jones or to his order.

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dollars and seventy-six cents be appropriated to refund said amount to Alexander Spear, administrator on the estate of Thomas Grant, deceased, for double tax paid by mistake.

SECTION 7. And be it further enacted, That the sum of seventy-four dollars and twenty cents be and the same is hereby appropriated to refund to John Boyle, said amount paid into the Treasury by him for lands previously sold and granted by the State; and that the agent of said Boyle be authorized to draw the money and receipt for the same.

SECTION 8. And be it further enacted, That the sum of thirty-three dollars and ninety-one cents be appropriated to J. R. Saussy, for tax overpaid to the Tax Collector of Effingham county.

ŠECTION 9. And be it further enacted, That the sum of two hundred and sixty-nine dollars and thirty-one cents be paid to the legal representative of Tuttle H. Moreland for fraction No. 292 in the sixth district of originally Lee, now Randolph county, fraction No. nine in the twenty-eighth district of originally Lee, now Sumter county, and fraction number 281 in the third district of Lee county ; which fractions had been paid for by said Tuttle H. Moreland, and the grant fees deposited in the Treasury, and were again sold by the State's agent by mistake, and the purchase money paid into the Treasury.

SECTION 10. And be it further enacted, That his Excelleney the Governor be, and he is hereby authorized and required to issue his warrant in favor of N. B. & H. Weed of Savannah, for the sum of nineteen hundred and fifty dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary to pay the debt due by the Penitentiary of the State to said N. B. & H. Weed ; and that the Treasurer be, and he is hereby instructed to hold the evidences of said debt and payment as a debt against the Penitentiary.

Section 11. And be it further enacted, That the sum of seven hundred dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary to pay the indebtedness of the Penitentiary to Wright, Nichols & Co., of Augusta, be, and the same is hereby appropriated ; and his Excellency the Governor be, and he is hereby required to issue his warrant for said amount, and that the note, or other evidences of said debt be placed in the hands of the Treasurer, and exist as a debt against the Penitentiary.

SECTION 12. And be it further enacted, That the sum of one hundred dollars annually be, and the same is hereby appropriated to pay the State Librarian.

SECTION 13. And be it further enacted, That the sum of forty dollars be, and the same is hereby appropriated to pay the Clerk of the Supreme Court for advances made by him for the uses of his office; and the further sum of fifty dollars annually to purchase stationery for his office.

SECTION 14. And be it further enacted, That the sum of one hundred dollars be, and the same is hereby appropriated to James R. Butts to enable him to employ a Clerk for a short time.

SECTION 15. And be it further enacted, That the sum of twenty-five dollars be, and the same is hereby appropriated to the Clerk of this House, to cover incidental expenses; and the sum of twenty-five dollars to the Secretary of the Senate.

SECTION 16. And be it further enacted, That the sum of five hundred dollars be, and the same is hereby appropriated for the purpose of purchasing and putting up suitable chandeliers for the Senate Chamber and for the Representative Hall, and for putting up an additional privy. . SECTION 17. And be it further enacted, That the sum of two hundred and fifty dollars be paid to Alexander McDougald, survivor of the late firm of McDougald & Watson, for professional services rendered by said firm in behalf of the State in the prosecution of writs of "Quo warrantoagainst the Bank of Columbus and the Chattahoochee Railroad and Banking Company of Columbus; and that his Excellency the Governor do draw his warrant for the same upon any monies in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, in favor of said McDougald.

SECTION 18. And be it further enacted, That the sum of sixty-one dollars and sixty-four cents be appropriated to Mrs. Jane E. Rice, widow of the late Charles H. Rice, a Secretary in the Executive Department, to make out the full quarter's salary of the said Secretary.

SECTION 19. And be it further enacted, That the sum of two hundred dollars be appropriated to pay for the necessary expenses in erecting a tombstone over the grave of Jared Irwin, former Governor of this State.

SECTION 20. And be it further enacted, That the sum of one thousand dollars, or so much thereof as is necessary, be, and the same is hereby appropriated to refund to purchasers of fractions money paid by them for fractions sold by mistake, which had before been disposed of by lottery, and which has already been authorized by law.

SECTION 21. And be it further enacted, That the sum of five dollars be paid to P. M. Compton, agent of Thomas House, which sum has been paid into the Treasury as a grant fee for a lot of land heretofore granted.

SECTION 22. And be it further enacted, That the sum of twenty-five dollars be paid to William E. Wirt for money paid into the Treasury for a lot of land which was granted to another person--the amount to be paid to John A. Jones, Representative from Paulding. .

SECTION 23. And be it further enacted, That the further sum of seventy dollars and thirty-one cents be appropriated, to be refunded to John Bessent of Camden county, for error

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commttted in making tax returns as agent for the U. S. Bank, and that his Excellency the Governor be authorized to draw his warrant for the amount in favor of J. L. Villalonga, Representative from Camden county.

SECTION 24. And be it further enacted, That the sum of one thousand dollars be, and the same is hereby appropriated for the payment of outstanding scrip heretofore issued by the Commissioners of the Western and Atlantic Railroad, and the same be paid according to the amount of said scrip upon presentation at the Treasury: Provided, That if the Treasurer shall suspect any such scrip not to be genuine, he may suspend such payment until satisfactory evidence shall be produced that the same is genuine.

SECTION 25. And be it further enacted, That the sum of fifty dollars and fifty cents be, and the same is hereby appropriated to Brown & Harris of the city of Macon, for the expenses incurred in demanding William Roberts, a fugitive from justice, from the State of South Carolina.

SECTION 26. And be it further enacted, That the sum of two thousand dollars be and the same is hereby appropriated to defray the expenses of the commission authorized by the present Legislature to settle the boundary line between the States of Florida and Georgia.

SECTION 27. And be it further enacted, That the sum of two thousand dollars be and the same is hereby appropriated as a special contingent fund, to cover expenditures required by the Legislature, for which no appropriation is made.

SECTION 28. And be it further enacted, That the sum of one thousand dollars be appropriated to erect a monument over the remains of the Hon. John Forsyth, which are interred in the Congressional burying ground at Washington City, and that his Excellency the Governor cause the same to be put up with suitable inscriptions, &c., &c.

SECTION 29. And be it further enacted, That the sum of fifty dollars be, and the same is hereby appropriated to be paid to Lucius Goddard, to refund to him that amount for pedler's license, which he did not use.

SECTION 30. And be it further enacted, That Loring 0. Reynolds, James F. Cooper, and Richard Peters, or a majority of them, shall make an accurate survey and estimate of the extra work done on the Tunnell on the Western and Atlantic Railroad by John D. Gray & Co., and they also eg. timate for work not done on the approaches to the Tunnell and other parts of the road, according to contract, and for the amount they ascertain to be due them, his Excellency the Governor shall issue to said John D. Gray & Co. bonds signed by himself and countersigned by the Chief Engineer of said road, bearing six per cent. interest, and payable in three equal instalments of one, two, and three years from

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