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CONTAINING THE ACTS FROM 1752, EXCLUSIVE, to 1786, INCLUSIVE.

ARRANGED CHRONOLOGICALLY.

COLUMBIA, S. C.
PRINTED BY A. S. JOHNSTON,

1838.

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Table of Contents.

N. B.-The Acts which are referred to the last volume are marked thus *; those of
which the titles alone are now to be found, are left unpaged.

811.

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*812 An Act for making Black river navigable, from the Western boundary of the

Township of Williamburgh, down to the tide way, as far as the place

commonly called the Narrows...

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*813. An Act for appointing and impowering Commissioners to make the Wateree

river navigable, and for laying out and making a road from the upper

Settlements near the Catawba nation, on the north east side of the said

Wateree river, to the place on Santee river commonly called Beard's

Ferry, and from thence to the road leeding from the Congree's to

Charlestown.....

*814. An Act to exempt the inhabitants of the lower district of the Parish of St.

James Santee, in Craven County, from working on or contributing to-

wards any repairs to be made to the road or causey leading over Lynch's

Island .....

.........5

*815 An Act for appointing Commissioners to build a Bridge over the pond in the

Four Holes Swamp, commonly called Gibbes's Pond, and to lay out,

make and keep in repair, a road to and from the said bridge, as conveni-

ent as may be, into the Orangeburgh old road, from the head of the

path leading from Dorchester to Izard's Cow.pen...

*816. An Act to continue an Act entitled " An Act for the better regulating the Mi.

litia of this Province, and for repealing the former Acts for regulating

the Militia, and for repealing an Act for the further security and better

defence of this Province".....

........5

817. An Act for securing the payment of the sum of two thousand and five hundred

ponnds to the Honorable Hector Beringer De Beau fain, Esq , and the

sum of three thousand and five hundred pounds to Gabriel Manigault,

Esq., their respective executors, administrators or assigns, with interest

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at the rate of six per centum per annum, out of the fund appropriated to

the use of poor Protestants coming from Europe to settle in this Pro-

vince, the said sums having been lent by them to supply the deficiency

in the said fund.....

6818. An Act for raising and granting to his Majesty the sum of forty-three thousand

one hundred and two pounds two shillings and six pence three far-

things, for defraying the charges of this Government for one year, com-

mencing the twenty-fisih day of March, in the year of our Lord one

thousand seven hundred and fifty-two, Old Style, inclusive, and ending

the twenty-fifth day of March, one thousand seven hundred and fifty-

three, New Style, exclusive.

A.D. 1754. *819. An Act for incorporating the Charlestown Library Society.....

*820. An Act for repealing such parts of an Act entitled “An Act to cut and sink

drains and passages into the north and west branches of Stono river,”

as relate to the west branch of Stono river, and to impower the com-

missioners therein named to cut and sink drains and water passages into

the said west branch of Slono river, and to cut or sink a drain or water

passage in the swamp called Basford's swamp, in the parish of St. Bar-

tholomew....

*821. An Act for building a draw bridge across Ashley river, in the Parish of St. An.

drew, from some place at or near Stoney Point, on the east side of the

marsh opposite to the said Point on the west side of the said river, and

for making a causey upon the said marsh, leading to the said bridge, and

for making a road to the said bridge and causey, and for vesting the

said bridge, when built, in such person and persons, his and their heirs

and assigns, forever, as shall be at the expence of building the said

bridge and making the said causey, and keeping the same at all times

hereafter in repair. ......

......

*822. An Act to prevent the inveigling, stealing, and carrying away Negroes and oth-

er Slaves in this Province, and to prevent the carrying away of Schoon-

ers and Pettiaugers, and also for repealing so much of an Act entitled

“ An Act for the better ordering and governing Negroes and other

Slaves in this Province," as relates to the time within which offenders

that are apprehended shall be tried, and giving the Justices and Free-

holders a power to postpone the trial of such offenders.....

*823. An Act for ascertaining the district for cutting, cleansing and keeping in repair

the Creek or Cut commonly called the Hawl-over.....

824. An Act to divide the Parish of St James Santee, in Craven County, and for

establishing another Parish in the said County, by the name of the Pa-

rish of St. Stephen, and appuinting the Chapel of Ease in the said Pa-

rish of St. Stephen to be the Parish Church, and declaring the Chapel

of Ease at Echaw, in the Parish of St. James Santee, to be the Parish

Church, and for appointing Commissioners to erect a Chapel of Ease

near Wambaw Bridge, in the said parish of St. James Santee, and for

ascertaining the number of members to represent the inhabitants of the

said parishes respectively in the General Assembly of this Province,

and for appointing Commissioners for the High Roads in the said Pa-

rishes respectively......

*825.
An Act appointing Commissioners for repairing and keeping in repair the bridge

over Combee river, from the causey to the town of Radnor, and Com-

missioners for rebuilding and keeping in repair the bridge over Wappoo

Creek in the Parish of St. Andrew, and declaring the said bridge and

Hooper's bridge, in the said Parish of St. Andrew, to be Parish bridges,

and for appointing Commissioners for the said bridge....

826. An Act for applying that fifth part of the tax imposed by the general duty law

on the first purchasers of Negroes and other slaves imported, which was

applied as a bounty to be given for the building of ships, and as an en-

couragement to Ship-wrights and Chaulkers to become settlers in this

Province, to the uses therein mentioned ; and for building a Pest House

and erecting a Beacon; and for appointing and impowering Commis-

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sioners to execute the same; and to purchase a piece of Land con-

venient for those purposes ; and for purchasing a piece of Land in

Charlestown, and for building another Powder Magazine thereon......10

*827. An Act for vesting the Ferry over Savanna river, at the Garrison of Fort

Moore, in New Windsor, in John Stewart of New Windsor, his execu-

tors, administrators and assigns, for the term therein mentioned ; and

for establishing a Ferry over Saniee river, in the township of Saxe-

Gotha, from the land of Martin Fridig, on the South side, to the oppo-

site landing on the North side of the said river, and for vesting the same

in the said Martin Fridig, his executors, administrators and assigns, for

the term therein mentioned...

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828. An Act to revive and continue the several Acts of the General Assembly of

this Province therein mentioned......

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829. An Act for raising and granting to his Majesty the sum of thirty-seven thousand

eight hundred and ninety-eight pounds one shilling and six pence three

farthings, and for applying the sum of four thousand two hundred and

fifty-six pounds and eleven shillings, being the balances of several funds

in the public treasury of this Province, making together forty-two

thousand one hundred and fifty-four pounds twelve shillings and six

pence three farthings, for defraying the charges of this Government for

one year, commencing the twenty-fifth day of March, in the year of

our Lord one thousand seven hundred and fifty-three, inclusive, and

ending the twenty-fifth day of March, one thousand seven hundred

and fifty-four, exclusive.

830. An Ordinance appointing a Comptroller of the Country Dutys and a Country

Waiter of the Port of Charlestown, and a Comptroller and Receiver of

the Country Dutys for the Port of Beaufort, Port Royal

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831. An Act for impowering the Church Wardens and Vestry of the Parish of St.

Bartholomew to dispose of the Pews in the Chapel lately erected in the

said Parish....

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*832. An Act for laying out, making and keeping in repair a road from Purrysburgh

to Bee's Creek, in Granville Couniy, and for discontinuing such part of

the present high road as leads from Day's Creek to Purrysburgh.......16

833. An Act for reviving and continuing several Acts of the General Assembly of

this Province therein mentioned ; and for amending one of the said Acts

entitled "An Act for the better regulating of the militia of this Pro-

vince, and for repealing the former Acts for regulating the militia, and

for repealing an Act entitled an Act for the further security and better

defence of this Province”..

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834. An Act to restrain the exportation of Provisions and Warlike Stores from this

Province, for the time therein mentioned....

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835. An Act for raising and granting to his Majesty the sum of sixty-two thousand

one hundred and thirty-four pounds sixteen shillings and ten pence half

penny, and for applying the sum of three thousand and twenty-one

pounds three shillings and eight pence, (being the balance in the gene-

ral duty fund) making together the sum of sixty-five thousand one hun-

dred and fifty-six pounds and six pence half penny, for defraying the

charges of this Government for one year, ending the twenty-fourth day

of March last, and toward repairing the old and building new fortifica-

tions in this Province, and for other services mentioned in the schedule

to this Act annexed ; and also to enable the Public Treasurer for the

time being to issue certificates, payable out of the Fortification Fund,

for the more immediate repairing and building the said fortifications:

And also for raising and granting to his Majesty the further sum of

thirty three thousand and six hundred pounds current money, (which

with the sum of eight thousand and four hundred pounds, provided for

this service in the schedule aforesaid, is equal to six thousand pounds

sterling,) as the contribution of this Province to a common fund to be

employed provisionally for the general service in defending his Majes-

ty's just rights and dominions in North America; and appointing com-

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