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*1355 An Act to establish a Company for the opening of the navigation of the Catawba

and Wateree rivers...

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1356 An Act to authorize Executors to sell and convey Lands of their Testator,

where no person or persons is or are expressly named for that purpose ;

and in case such Executor or Executors should die or refuse to qualify, to

authorize the Administrator or Administratrix with the Will annexed, to

sell the Real Estate of the said deceased, as directed in and by the Will.....15

1357 An Act for incorporating divers Religious Societies therein named..

15

1358 An Act for naturalizing Richard Champion and his descendants, and Hugh

Alexander Nixon ...

15

*1359 An Act to authorize Commissioners for continuing East Bay-street to Ashley

river, to make a new assessment for completing the same ; and to repeal

such clauses of the High-road Act, passed the twenty-second day of March,

one thousand seven hundred and eighty-five, as relate to the said street.....16

1360 An Act to alter the places of holding the Elections for members of the Legis-

lature, for the Parishes therein mentioned...

.16

*1361 An Ordinance to empower Commissioners therein named to cut and sink

Drains and Water Passages in the Swamps and Savannahs formed by

Wannel's, otherwise called Cuckold's Creek, a branch of Combahee river...17

1362 An Act to regulate the future Elections of Delegates to represent the State of

South Carolina in the Congress of the United States.....

17

*1363 An Act to incorporate the Vestry and Church wardens of the Episcopal Church

of the Parish of Christ Church.....

18

* 1364 An Ordinance for repealing part of an Ordinance passed the 26th day of

March, in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and eighty.

four, in relation to Port Royal Causeway....

19

*1365 An Ordinance to enable the Court of Georgetown District to procure a Jury

for the next Sessions; and for providing a new Jury List....

19

*1366 An Act for repealing such Acts of Assembly as regulate and restrict the erec-

tion of houses below the Curtain Line, on the Bay of Charlestowne ; to

widen the Bay-street; and to permit houses, of any size, to be erected to

the eastward of the same........

19

1367 An Act for restoring unto Mrs. Margaret Orde such part of her Estate as has

been confiscated by an Act entitled "An Act for disposing of certain

Estates and banishing certain persons therein named," passed at Jackson-

borough, the lwenty-sixth day of February, one thousand seven hundred

and eighty-two....

.......19

1368 An Act for regulating and fixing the Salaries of several Officers; and for other

purposes therein mentioned.....

..20

1369 An Act for establishing a Market in the town af Georgetown; and for empow-

ering the Commissioners therein named to sell and dispose of a lot of

Land in the said town; and for appointing and authorizing Commissioners

for the Town and Markets of Camden ; and for other purposes therein

mentioned

.21

1370 An Act for raising supplies for the year one thousand seven hundred and

eighty-seven ....

1371 An Act to regulate the Recovery and Payment of Debts; and for prohibiting

the importation of Negroes for the time herein mentioned......

.36

*1372 Aa Ordinance to impose a penalty on any person who shall import into this

State any Negroes contrary to the Instalment Act........

.38

1373 An Act to restrain particular persons therein described, from obtaining Grants

of Land; to make null and void certain Grants of Surplus Lands ; to pre-

vent Located Lands from being passed into Grants until the purchase

money shall be paid ; to compel persons who have obtained Grants to pay

for the same within six months ; and for other purposes therein mentioned..38

1374 An Act to amend an Act entitled “ An Act for levying a duty on Shipping for

an Infirmary for Seamen.".

40

1375 An Ordinance to prevent the signing of excessive Grants of Lands..... 40

1376 An Act for the promotion of Industry, and for the suppressior, of Vagrants

and other Idle and Disorderly Persons...

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established, to issue Attachments against the property of persons who are

about to abscond or remove privately out of the State or District. .........63

1388 An Act to impower Philip Porcher to pay his Amercement by a Discount on

the General Indents paid to him by this State for monies lent by him to

the public.......

..63

*1389 An Act authorizing persons having in their possession or taking up runaway

Slaves, ta send them to the goals of the Districts where they may be appre-

hended, and not to the work-house of Charleston...

..64

1390 An Act to exempt the estate of Henry Peronneau, deceased, from the payment

of the Amercement imposed thereon......

.64

1391 An Act to appropriate the interest arising from the Paper Medium of this State

to the discharge of the Foreign Debt, in aid of such other funds as have

been or shall be hereafter applied to that purpose..

.......64

1392 An Aet for naturalizing James Atkins and John Simpson..

.65

*1393 An Act for granting the sum of three thousand five huudred pounds for the

building of a Court House and Jury Rooms for the District of Charleston,

and for appointing and empowering Commissioners to execute the same. ...66

1394 An Act to oblige all persons who have become citizens of this State since the

Revolution, and taken the oaths prescribed by the Act entitled “An Act

to confer the rights of Citizenship on Aliens," passed March 26, 1784, and

also an Act entitled “An Act to confer certain rights and privileges on

Aliens, and for repealing the Acts therein mentioned,” passed March 27,

1786, to enter their names in the Secretary's office, and obtain certificates

from the Secretary of their being admitted Citizens...

66

*1395 An Act to alter and amend the Act respecting the High Roads and Bridges,

passed the twenty-second of March, one thousand seven hundred and

eighty-five; and for laying out several new Roads, and establishing sundry

Ferries, therein mentioned....

.67

*1396 An Act to carry into effect the Ordinances of Congress for establishing Courts

for Trial of Piracy and Felonies committed on the High Seas.... ..67

*1397 An Act to incorporate the Camden Orphan Society, and the Friendly Cam-

bridge Society, in Ninety-Six District......

1398 An Act for repealing an Act entitled “ An Act for disposing of certain estates

and banishing certain persons therein mentioned,” so far as the same

relates to the Estates, real an! personal, of Jeremiah Knott, deceased,

and to his Heirs and Devisees..

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1399 An Act to authorize the Auditor General to receive and audit the claims and

demands of James Cook against the Confiscated Estate of John Champ-

neys, and the claims of Lewis Bottner against the State.....

.68

1400 An Act to invest in Samuel Knight, and his Assigns, the exclusive right of

constructing and vending a Machine for the pounding of Rice, for the term

therein mentioned...

.69

1401 An Ordinance for appointing proper places for the temporary holding of the

Offices of the Secretary of the State, Prothonotary of the Court of Com-

mon Pleas, Clerk of the General Sessions, Surveyor General, and Register

of Mesne Conveyances; and for other purposes. .

.70

*1402 An Ordinance to appoint Commissioners for opening Wall's Cut....

.71

*1403 An Ordinance for opening the Navigation of a Creek called the Stave Landing

Creek, and to dig a Canal from the upper end of the said Creek to the

main road leading from Charleston to Camden....

........71

1104 An Ordinance to secure to Isaac Briggs and William Longstreet, for the term

of fourteen years, the sole and exclusive privilege of using a newly con-

structed Steam Engine invented by them......

......71

1405 An Ordinance appointing and authorizing Commissioners to Resurvey and

lay out the Town of Williamsburgh, in the District of Georgetown..... .72

*1406 An Ordinance for the better establishing of Huger's Ferry, on the Congaree

river......

*1407 An Ordinance for establishing a Ferry near Rocky Creek, on the Catawba

river, and vesting the said Ferry in the Company for opening the Naviga-

tion of the Catawba and Wateree rivers....

.73

1408 An Ordinance to repeal in part “An Ordinance for appointing Brigadier

General Francis Marion, Commandant of Fort Johnston," passed March

10, 1784; and for other purposes herein mentioned......

...73

1409 An Act to declare void and of none effect a Grant of Lands in the fork of

Broad and Saludy rivers, unlawfully obtained........

.74

1410 An Act to procure a Census of the tree white Inhabitants of this State.. .75

*1411 An Act to alter and amend the several County Court Acts.......

.75

*1412 An Act to amend an Act entitled "An Act to authorize Commissioners for

continuing East Bay street to Ashley river, to make a new assessment for

completing the same; and to repeal such clauses of the High Road Act,

passed the twenty-second day of March, one thousand seven hundred and

eightv-five, as relates to the said street.".

.......75

1413 An Act for building a Goal within one mile of Coosa whatchie Bridge, and for

removing the Court of Beaufort District from Beaufort to the said place....76

*1414 An Act for incorporating divers Religious Societies therein named. ..... .76

*1415 An Act to incorporate the Vestries and Church wardens of the Episcopal

Churches in the Parishes of St. Luke, St. Matthew, Prince George, Win.

yaw, St Stephen, and St. James, Goose Creek, and also the Vestries and

Chorch wardens of the Episcopal Churches of Claremont and of St.

Helena Island....

.76

1416 An Ordinance authorizing His Excellency the Governor to appoint Commis-

sioners to contract with proper persons to repair or rebuild (where neces-

sary) the Court Houses and Goals in the several Circuit Districts of this

State, and to give orders on the Treasury for defraying the expenses

thereof....

1417 An Act to suspend the operation of the Limitation Act for the time therein

mentioned, and to alter and amend the said Aet.

1418 An Act to establish the Bounds of the Prisons or Common Goals in the several

Districts and Counties of the State...

.78

*1419 An Act to establish a Company for opening the Navigation of Broad and

Pacolet Rivers.....

.81

1420 An Ordinance to empower the Heirs of Izaac Mazyck to pay to the Elders of

the French Protestant Church such sum of money as shall be agreed on

by them, in lieu of a legacy bequeathed by the said Isaac Mazyck to the

said Church....

....81

1421 An Ordinance for repealing so much of the Ordinances passed March 16, 1783,

and March 17, 1785, os imposed a Duty on Lands and Negroes sold at

Vendue ; and remitting the Vendue duty on the sale of the glebe land

belonging to the Independent Church, in Christ Church Parish. ...........81

1422 An Ordinance to entitle the Electors and Members of the State Convention to

privilege during their attendance.....

.82

1423 An Ordinance to remove obstructions to the passage of Fish up Reedy River, as

far as the Tumbling Shoals.......

1424 An Ordinance for Ratifying and Confirming e Convention between the States

of South Carolina ard Georgia, concluded at Beaufort, in the State of

South Carolina, on the twenty-eighth day of April, in the year of our

Lord one thousand seven hundred and eighty-seven, and in the eleventh

year of the Independence of the United States of America. .... .......83

1425 An Ordinance for holding the Courts of Common Pleas, and General Sessions,

and Chancery, for the District of Charleston, in some convenient place,

until the Court House for Charleston District be finished.....

..83

1426 An Act for vesting in Robert Heriot, Esquire, a certain sum of money, for the

use of John Cassels, a minor, ....

1427 An Act prescribing, on the part of this State, the times, places, and manner of

holding Elections for Representatives in the Congress, and the manner of

appointing Electors of a President, of the United States......

.84

1428 An Act for the relief of certain persons, citizens of this State, who are Credi-

tors, on simple Contract, of Foreigners who are dead....

86

1429 An Act for preventing the Transportation of Convicted Malefactors from foreign

countries into this State....

.87

*1430 An Act to authorize Mathias Liverman to erect Bridges over Saltcatcher river,

at or near Williams's Ford, and to vest a Toll, to be collected at the said

Bridges, in the said Mathias Liverman, for a term therein mentioned.......88

1431 An Act to regulate the payment and recovery of Debts; and to prohibit the

importation of Negroes for the time therein limited.....

88

1432 An Act for naturalizing the Reverend Thomas Frost and the Reverend Thomas

Mills, and their descendants......

.92

1433 An Act to autborize the Commissioners of the Treasury to pay the Members,

Secretary, Messenger and Doorkeepers of the late State Convention, and

the Members o. the Legislatu re, for their attendance during the present

and former Session; and also Mr. Philip Prioleau....

...92

1434 An Ordinance to remove any obstructions to the passage of Fish up Rocky

River, as far as Joseph Culton's Mill....

.93

1435 An Act to exempt John Champneys from the pains and penalties of the Act of

Confiscation.....

......94

143. An Act to alter the places of holding Elections for Members of the Legislature

for the Parishes Saint James, Santee, Christ Church, Prince Frederick,

St. Helena, All Saints, and St. George, Dorchester; and for other purposes

therein mentioned.......

94

1437 An Act to confirm the title of the Company for opening the Navigation of the

Catawba and Wateree Rivers to Lands purchased by them of Richard

Ellis ; and to rest in the said Company the Lands therein mentioned. ......96

1438 An Act to empower the Vestry and Churchwardens of the Episcopal Church

of Claremont, in the Parish of St Mark, to sell and dispose of a certain

truct of one hundred and fifty acres of Land, situate in St. Mark's Parish

aforesaid, and for purchasing a more convenient piece of Land, as a glebe,

for the use of the Minister of the said Church of Claremont....

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*1439 An Act to incorporate the Vestry and Church wardens of the Episcopal Church

of the Parish of St. George's, Dorchester, and for vesting in them and

their successors office, the several donations and other charitable funds

belonging to the Parish; and for other purposes therein mentioned........98

*1440 An Act for incorporating the Society for the relief of elderly and disabled

Ministers, and of the Widows and Orphans of the Clergy of the Indepen-

dent or Congregational Church, in the State of South Carolina..... 98

1441 An Act to enable Mary Cumming to sell and convey certain Lands in the

Districts of Charleston and Beaufort. ......

...99

*1442 An Act to authorize the Commissioners for continuing East Bay-street to Ashley

river, to make a new assessment for completing the same; and to repeal

the twenty-eighth clause of an Act of the General Assembly, passed the

twenty-second day of March, in the year of our Lord one thousand seven

hundred and eighty-five, entitled “An Act for keeping in repair the several

High Roads and Bridges throughout this State ;" and an Act of the General

Assembly, pass the twenty-seventh day of March, in the year of our

Lord one thousand seven hundred and eighty-seven, entitled “An Act to

authorize the Commissioners for continuing East Bay-street to Ashley

river, and to make a new assessment for completing the same.".... .99

1113 An Act for vesting in Daniel Comber, his heirs and assigns, such parts of the

Estate, real and personal, of Thomas Fletchall, as have not yet been sold

by the Commissioners of Confiscated Estates; and for other purposes

therein mentioned......

...100

*1444 An Act to remedy the defects of the Courts of Ordinary in the several districts

where there are no county Courts, as to matters and cases in which the

Ordinaries of those districts may be respectively interested.......... 101

1445 An Act to confirm the sale of a certain tract of Land therein mentioned...

*1446 An Act for incorporating the Claremont Society at Statesburgh, in St. Mark's

Parish.....

.102

*1417 An Act to revive and continue the Authority, Acts, and Judicial Proceedings

of the Court of Common Pleas, to be held in Charleston; and for other

purposes therein mentioned...

.102

1448 An Act for the removal of the Public Records out of Charleston, and for other

purposes therein mentioned. .....

.102

1449 An Ordinance to remove the Obstructions to the passage of Fish up Little river

and Long Cane creek, in Ninety-Six district.....

...103

*1450 An Act for incorporating the Presbyterian Congregation in the town of Purys-

burgh, in St. Peter's Parish, in the State of South Carolina...

. 104

1451 An Act to prevent Suits for recovery of Real Estates being barred by the Act

of Limitations, until March 26, 1790....

.104

1452 An Act to entitle the counties of Greenville and Pendleton to a representation

in the General Assembly of this Stale.....

.105

1453 An Act to authorize the Auditor General to receive and audit the Claims and

Demands of such persons as have delivered in their accounts against the

State, and which have been lost or mislaid....

105

*1554 An Act to establish a County and County Courts between Savannah and Saludy

rivers, above the old indian boundary.......

....106

1455 An Act directing the manner of granting Prohates of Wills and Letters of

Administration; and for other purposes therein mentioned. ..... ...106

1456 An Act for regulating the Inspection and Exportation of Tobacco ; and for

other purposes herein mentioned.....

.113

*1457 An Act for laying out certain Roads and establishing certain Ferries ; and for

other purposes therein mentioned...

121

1458 An Act for vesting in Robert McKelvey, Esquire, his Heirs and Assigns, for-

ever, all the real estate which James McKelvey, of Eutaw, died legally

seized and possessed of........

121

1459 An Act to vest in the Justices of the County Courts the powers and au hori- .

ties of the Vestries and Churchwardens of Parishes, so far as the same

relate to the Poor of the respective Counties wherein County Courts are

established...

.122

1460 An Act to vest in Mary Hennizer, and her Heirs, in fee simple, a certain tract

of Land, late the property of Philip Culp, deceased.....

122

*1461
An Ordinance for building a Draw Bridge across Wappoo Creek....

123

1462 An Ordinance for providing payment for the attendance of the Members of the

Legislature..

123

1463 An Ordinance for the preservation of Deer ; lo prevent the mischiefs arising

from Fire Hunting and Setting Fire to the Woods.....

..124

1464 An Act to prevent persons holding certain Offices of Emolument from leaving

the State..

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