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are under the sun of five pourds, before the said intendant and wardins, or any two of them: áll
which fines, when recovered, shall be applied to Council the use of the said town: and the said toin ay assess council may assess a tax on the inhabitants of
the said town, not exceeding one third part of the amount of the general tax, which is rid by such inhabitants for property being within the limits of said town. Provided, That notlig heréin contained shall authorize the said torn council to make any byc-laws inconsistent with or repugnant to the laws of the land. And Proviled also, That all the bye-law's and ordinances they my make, shall at all times be subject to the revisal or repeal of the legislature.
And be it further enacted by the authority Powers aforesaid, That the said werdens shall each of ancl autho- them have full power and authority, and they rity of the 13. are hereby required to keep peace and good or
der in their respective words; to issue warrants, and cause all offenders against law to be brought before them, and on examination, either to release, admit to bail, if the offence aforesaid be bailable, or commit to the custody of the sheriff of Camden district, or of Kershaw county, as the case may require, who is hereby required and commanded to receive and keep the person
so committed in safe custody until discharged Wardens by due course of law. And the said wardens, to meet or any two of them, shall, in rotation, meet twice twice 2 month to every mouth, or oftener if occasion requires, at hear cau- some convenient and public place in Camden,
to hear and determine all small and mean causes, agreeably to the clirections of the act of the general assembly, and all other matters of complaint arising within the said town; and the intendant and each and every of the said wardens for the time being, shall be vested with all the powers and authorities that justices of the peace ale vested with by the laws of this state, and shiu and may exercise the same in every part of the said town, for the preservation of the peace and good order thereof.
And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That in case of tumuit or riot, or ap- In case of pearance or probability of tumult or riot, in the riot, intene
dant to said town, the intendant shall immediately sum-summon nion together the town council, and order the the town constabies of the town to attend the town coun- couch cil, and such measures shall thereupon be taken as shall appear most adviseable for preventing or suppressing such riot or tumult; and if any towii constable shall neglect or refuse to cley the order for attendance irom the intendant, he El forte it a sum not exceeding five pounds
sterling for every such offence; and any other javit. ut refusing to obey the orders of the intendant, for the purposes of suppressing any ri. ot or tumuit, he shall forfeit a sum not exceeding two pounds sterling for every such refusal.
And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That the said town council shall have Town fuil power and authority from time to time, to council
may comcommit to close prison in the gaol of Kershar mit delin: county, all such person and persons who shal quents to incur any penalties and forfeitures intended to Stills be inflicted by any of the bye-laws of the said corporation, passed conformable to the powers vested in them by this act.
And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That the said corporation shall be, ard Empower. they are hereby fully authorized and empowered, from time to time, to erect and proceed to the drawing, and finally to conclude any lottery or lotteries that they may think necessary to esta. blish for the use and benefit of the said town,
ea to have
Anr? he it further enacted by the authority This act a aforesaid, That this act shall be deemed a pub. public act. lic act; and if any person or persons shall be sued
for any thing done by virtue of this act, he may
February, in the year of our Lord one thou-
President of the Senate.
An ACT to exempt John Fisher and Malcolm
Brown from the pains and penalties of the acts of confiscation and banishment, and to restore to them such parts of their estates as remain undisposed of by the commissioners of forfeited
printes. UITHEREAS John Fisher, late of Orange
W burgh, and Malcolm Brown, by their humole petitions to the legislature of this state, did, among other things, severally pray to be exempted from the pains and penalties of the acts of consiscation and banishment, and that such parts of their estates as now remain undisposed of by the commissioners of forfeited estates, should be restored to them:
Be it therefore enacted by the honorable the Senate and House of Representatives, now met and sitting in general assembly, and by the authority of the same, That the said John Fisher and Malcolm Brown, shall be, and they are here. by exonerated and discharged from all the pains and penalties to which they were severally lią
ble under the said acts of confiscation and ba. nishment; and that the said acts, so far as they respect the said John Fisher and Malcolm Brown, be and are hereby repealed, except as hereinafter excepted.
And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That all ti:e estates, both real and personai, which belonged to the said John Fisher and Malcolm Brown, previous to the passing of the said acts of confiscation and banishment, be, and the same are hereby restored to the said John Fisher and Malcolm Brown respectively, in as full and ample a manner as if the said acts oi confiscation and banishment had never been passed. Provided always, That this act of restoration shall not extend, or be construcd to extend to revest in the said John Fisher and Mal. colm Brown, any property actually sold by the commissioners of confiscation, or to any negroes given as a bo'inty to the military. In the Senate Hlouse, the nineteenth day of
February, in the year of our Lord one thou.
President of the Senate.
An ACT for relieving and exempting the reve.
rend Edward Jenkins from banishment. WITHEREAS the reverend Edward Jen
V kins hath presented his petition to the legislature, setting forth that upon the dissolution of the connexion between Great Britain and the colonies, now the United States of America, be being restrained by conscientious scruples from taking the oaths of allegiance and objurar tion, which, by an act of the legislacll. ., were required of the inhabitants of this site 2 atst of fidelity to the United States, wihdet jom this state, and thereby incurred barishment, and praying to be relieved and exampte i the chiom:
Be it therefore enacted by the honoraile the Sinate and I louse of Representatives, now met and sitting in general assembly, and by the au. thority of the same, That the said Edirard Jenkins shui be and is hereby relieved and exempted from bunishment, and is and shall be permitted to return to and rem in in this state, any law to the contrary thereof in any wise notr:ithstanding. In the Senate House, the nineteenth day of
February, in the year of our Lori'one thou-
President of the Senate,
An ACT to exempt IVilliam Greenwood from
the pains and penalties of the act of confisca. tion and banishment. T HEREAS William Greenwood, Mrs. VV Elizabeth Mary Leger and Mrs. Elizabeth Love Hutchinson, have petitioned the legis. lature that the said William Greenwood may be freed and exempted from the pains and penalties of the act of confiscation and banishment :
Be it therefore enacted by the honorable the Senate and House of Representatives, now met and sitting in general assembly, and by the au. thority of the same, That the said act, so far as