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1817 List of Acts

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Passed at the late Session of the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky

KY Advertiser, Feb 15, 1817

Transcribed by Geneaolgy Trails Transcription Team

1. An Act providing for a change of venue in the case of Isaac Callahan and others

2. To establish election precincts in the counties of Washington, Knox, Fleming and Lewis.

3. For the relief of Sarah Burrus.

4. For the relief of Andrew Barnett.

5. For the relief of Wm. And Evan Dewees.

6. For the benefit of John Francis & Richard Slavv, and Joseph Barnett and his associates.

7. Establishing a town on the Jefferson Seminary lands.

8. To establish and regulate the town of Campbellsville, in Green county.

9. To incorporate the trustees of the Allen Seminary.

10. Giving further time to the purchasers of lots in the town of Lebanon, in Washington county, to improve the same.

11. For the relief of Joseph Woods.

12. To amend an act concerning venire men in this commonwealth.

13. Further to regulate the payment of the debt due the commonwealth for the sale of vacant land.

14. For the relief of Catharine Bodine, and the widow and heirs of Nathan Barrow, deceased.

15. For the relief of Frank Spillman, late sheriff of Campbell county – and of Spencer Adams, late sheriff of Floyd county.

16. For the relief of Taylor and George Noel.

17. To establish an election precinct in the county of Mercer.

18. More effectually to secure the navigation of the Beach and Rolling forks of Salt river.

19. To amend the act entitled an act to reduce into one the several acts respecting the Militia.

20. To amend the law authorizing the appropriation of land acquired by the treaty of Telico.

21. To authorize the trustees of the town of Bowling Green to levy and collect a tax not exceeding two hundred dollars.

22. To amend an act establishing election precincts in the counties of Washington, Knox, Fleming and Lewis – approved Dec. 21st, 1819.

23. To ascertain and mark the division line between the counties of Woodford and Franklin.

24. For the relief of Zilpha Hix, and heirs of Richard Hix, deceased.

25. To amend the act entitled an act to regulate the town of Greensburg.

26. Further to regulate the Christian Academy, and to amend the law establishing an academy in the county of Caldwell.

27. Adding a part of Bourbon county to the county of Nicholas – also a part of Nicholas to the county of Harrison.

28. To authorize the insertion of advertisements in the National Pulse, the Commentator, and the Guardian of Liberty.

29. For establishing the town of Perryville.

30. For the relief of Hugh Henderson and others.

31. For the relief of Archelous Vanhook, late sheriff of Nicholas county.

32. To incorporate the Stanford Library Company.

33. Authorizing the Floyd County Court to sell a part of their public ground.

34. For the benefit of Thos. Simpson.

35. To alter the time of holding the Chancery term of the Jefferson Circuit Court.

36. To incorporate the Hope Distillery Company.

37. For the relief of Esther Smiley.

38. For the benefit of John M’Comb.

39. For the relief of John Goodlett.

40. For the benefit of the heirs of Sarah Ward, deceased.

41. For the benefit of certain delinquent militia of the 38th regiment.

42. For the relief of Nehemiah Cravous.

43. Concerning the town of Lovisville.

44. To incorporate the Henderson Library Company.

45. To compel Circuit Judges to reside within the bounds of their Circuits.

46. To establish an election precinct in the county of Livingston.

47. For the benefit of Benj. Fisher.

48. For the benefit of Edmund Taylor, deceased, of Campbell county.

49. For the benefit of the securities of William Johnson, late sheriff of Shelby county.

50. For the relief of John M’Pherrin, Sheriff of Barren county.

51. Further to suspend law process in certain cases.

52. Authorizing the trustees of Maysville to sell their public ground.

53. To prevent the circulation of private notes in this commonwealth.

54. Concerning the town of Versailles and Glasgow.

55. For the benefit of the widow and heirs of Abraham Rainey.

56. For the benefit of the heirs of John M’Afee.

57. To establish election precincts in the counties of Clay, Warren and Hardin, and for other purposes.

58. For the benefit of the heirs of Wm. Morgan, deceased.

59. For the better regulation of the town of South Frankfort.

60. For the benefit of Caty and Rosa Bennett.

61. To provide for the collection of the Revenue of Hopkins county for the year 1815.

62. For the benefit of the heirs of John Jackson and James W. Brand, deceased.

63. To legalize certain proceedings of the Warren Seminary.

64. For the benefit of the sheriff of Caldwell county.

65. For the benefit of Joshua Cates.

66. For the benefit of Marlbro, a person of colour.

67. Authorizing the county court of Fayette to levy and collect a tax not exceeding three thousand dollars, for the benefit of the Fayette Hospital.

68. Authorizing the sale of part of the public ground in the town of Danville and incorporating the trustees of the Danville Academy, and for other purposes.

69. For the relief of Sally W. Boler.

70. For the benefit of Wm. Weight.

71. Authorizing Rudolph Neat to build a mill on Green river.

72. To amend the act for the benefit of actual settlers – also to amend an act appropriating the Vacant Land of this commonwealth.

73. For the benefit of Henry Martin.

74. For the regulation of the town of Scottville, and for other purposes.

75. For the relief of Isaac Greathouse.

76. Authorizing Daniel Weisiger to convey certain lots in the town of Frankfort.

77. For the relief of certain sheriffs of this commonwealth.

78. Authorizing the court for the county of Pendleton to sell part of the public ground.

79. For the relief of the widows and children of Wm. Harrell, John Stephens and William Harris.

80. To regulate the town of New Castle in Henry county.

81. Concerning the Greenville and Bethell Seminaries.

82. To vest certain powers in the county, court of Breckenridge county, in relation to certain Seminary lands.

83. Further to regulate the Robertson Academy, in Adair county.

84. For the relief of Geo. W. Morton.

85. For the benefit of Thos. Rankinson.

86. Concerning the town of Burksville.

87. Authorizing the county court of Jessamine to extend the limits and open the streets of Nicholasville.

88. Relative to the Register’s office.

89. For the relief of Isaac Harel.

90. For the benefit of the heirs of Richard M. Gano.

91. Respecting the seat of justice of Caldwell county.

92. To regulate the town Owenborough, in Daviess county.

93. For the benefit of the widow and heirs of John O. Johnson, dec’d.

94. For the relief of the trustees of the Jefferson Seminary, and for other purposes.

95. Relative to the stream of Nolin, in Hardin county.

96. To amend and explain an act entitled an act to amend the act, to ascertain the boundaries of and for processioning lands.

97. For the benefit of the estates of David Niess, Isaac Ward and George Thompson, deceased.

98. To legalize the proceedings of the county court of Estill, and for other purposes.

99. For the befit of the heirs and representatives of David Johnson, Joseph Dupuy, and Robert Parker dec’d. – and for the benefit of Wm. Breckenridge.

100. To provide for the sale of part of the public ground in the town of Hopkinsville, and for other purposes.

101. Increasing the powers of the trustees of the several towns in this commonwealth.

102. Authorizing the county court of Fayette to lease out a part of the public ground in Lexington.

103. For the relief of the heirs of David Miller.

104. For the relief of the devisees of Ludowick O’Neal.

105. For encouraging the importation of goods through the port of New Orleans.

106. Incorporating the Winchester Steam Mill Company.

107. Authorizing repairs to be made to the public buildings in the occupancy of Lieut. Governor.

108. To incorporate the Petersburg Steam Mill Company.

109. To amend an act entitled an act regulating certain surveys in this commonwealth.

110. Providing for change of venue in the case of Armistead Churchill.

111. To detach the counties of Campbell and Boone from the third judicial district – further to regulate certain judicial districts in this commonwealth.

112. An act authorizing the county of Nicholas to convey the public ground in Ellisvile.

113. For the benefit of the Red river iron works.

114. To alter the division line between the counties of Wayne and Pulaski.

115. Providing for the change of venue in the case of William Montgomery.

116. To amend the laws regulating the towns of Millersburg, Paris and Bardstown, and for other purposes.

117. To amend an act more effectually to suppress the practice of dueling.

118. For the relief of Peter Sibert.

119. Authorizing commissioners to open a road from Estill court house, leading by the Goose creek salt works to the wilderness road.

120. Authorizing the sale of a part of the public square of the town of Harrodsburg.

121. For the benefit of the widow and heirs of William Pickett, deceased; and for the executors and devisees of Azariah Davis, deceased.

122. Concerning the turnpike and wilderness road.

123. To allow additional justices of the peace to certain counties in this commonwealth.

124. To authorize the trustees of Woodford seminary to sell part of their lot.

125. For the benefit of Mary Ward and William Marrs.

126. For the benefit of William Haden.

127. Regulating clerk’s fees, and for other purposes.

128. To incorporate the Green river iron manufactory company, and the Licking iron company.

129. To provide for a more speedy recovery of the custody of children and wards.

130. Concerning the Fayette county court.

131. For opening a road from Mount sterling to Prestensburg.

132. For the relief of the administrators and securities of Samuel Ewing, deceased, former sheriff of Mercer county.

133. To encourage the publication of a Map of Kentucky, by Luke Munsell.

134. Concerning the Penitentiary.

135. For the appropriation of money.

136. To alter the time of holding certain courts in this commonwealth.

137. To alter the time of holding sundry courts in this commonwealth.

138. To increase the active capital of the Bank of Kentucky, by authorizing a sale of a portion of the shares reserved for subscription on the part of the state.

139. Concerning the Louisville Hospital.

140. Concerning Commonwealth’s Attornies. [sic]

141. For the benefit of David James and John Mitcheson.

142. For paying certain guards in this commonwealth.


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