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wise affect any suit brought or judgment obs tained against any person or persons who failed to make payment agreeably to the directions of the said act, passed on the nineteenth February, in the year one thousand seven hundred and ninety-one, or any sale made under or by virtue of the said act.

And be it further enacted by the authority Purchas. aforesaid, That in every case where the treasu. ers failing rer in Charleston has, by virtue of the said act, to comply with the or where the late commissioners of the loan of terms office have sold the land mortgaged for any of the re-sides, how to be said paper medium, and the purchaser thereof proceed. has failed to comply with the terms of sale, the

said treasurer shall proceed against such person, or any person hereafter purchasing such lands, in the same summary manner as is directed by the ordinance for regulating public vendues, when purchasers fail to comply with the terms of sale.

And be it further enacted by the authority Treasurer aforesaid, That the treasurer in Charleston shall, in Charles- on the Wednesday four weeks af.er the first ton to expose cer. Wednesday in March next, expose to public tain lands sale, to the highest bidder, all such lands as he do sale.

or the late commissioners of the loan office may have bought in on account of the state, at any sale made in consequence of any default made by any borrower of the paper medium, on a cre. dit of one, two, three and four years, taking from the purchaser thereof a mortgage of the pre.

mises sold, and a bond with approved personal To adver. security, bearing interest from the date : Provitise such ded, That the said treasurer shall advertise such

intended sales in the gazettes of Charleston and gazettes.

Columbia for three weeks previous to the time of Persons sale. And provided further, That if the persons making who are the borrowers of the paper medium,

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shall pay, on or before the Wednesday four payment weeks after the first Wednesday in March next, to have

" their lands the arrears of interest and principal by them restored then due, and give such additional security as shall be required by the commissioners of the treasury, then the said lands sold as aforesaid, shall be restored, but subject to the original mortgage, in trust for the public; and the former proprietors, or their legal representatives, shall be entitled to the same benefits they would have been entitled to if no default had been made,

And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That whenever the said treasurer shall Respectat any future sale of any land mortgaged for the ing land

bought in said paper medium, buy in on account of the on account state, any such land, he shall within two months of the state from the time of buying in any such land as a.. foresaid, proceed to have the same sold in the same manner, and on the same terms, as are mentioned in the next preceding clause. In the Senate House, the twenty-first day of

December, in the year of our Lord one thou.
sand seven hundred and ninety-two, and in
the seventeenth year of the Independence of
the United States of America.
DAVID RAMSAY,

President of the Senate,
JACOB READ,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.

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An ACT relating to the recovery of arrears and

other debts, dues and demands, owing to bo.
dies corporate by their members.
W HEREAS it is proper that bodies

V corporate should be enabled to reco, ver from their members, all arrears and other debts, dues and demands, which may be owing to them, in the like mode, manner and form, as

one individual could recover the same from ano, ther, with whom he had no connection:

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 all bodies corporate, by any suit, bill or plaint, in ny court in this state, may sue for, recover and receive from their respective members, all arrears or other debts, dues and demands, which now are or fereafter may be owing io them, in the like mode, manner and form, as they might sue for, recover and receive the same, from any indifferent person, who might not be one of their body; any law, usage or custom to the contrary thereof in any wise notwithstanding In the Senate House, the twenty-first day of

December, in the year of our Lord one thou-
sand seven hundred and ninety-two, and in
the seventeenth year of the Independence of
the United States of America. :
DAVID RAMSAY,

Presirlent of the Senate.
JACOB READ,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.

An ACT to extend the time for taking out of

the Secretary's office, such grants of land as now lic in the said office. VITHEREAS by a clause of the act, enti

VV tled, “ an act for establishing the mode of granting the lands now vacant in this state, and for allowing a commutation to be received for some lands that have been granted," passed on the nineteenth day of February, in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and ninety-one, it is enacted, " That all grants of land in the secretary's office, and which should not be taken out within twelve months from the passing of that act, should be then sold to the highest bidder by the commissioners of the treasury," and such lands have not yet been sold, and it is thought expedient to extend the time of sale still longer:

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 sale of the said lands shall be postponed for twelve months, and no longer; and that if any person shall within that time pay up the money due for the land, agreeably to the act for establishing the movie for granting lands now vacant in this state, and for allowing a commutation to be received for some lands that have been granted, together with the fees due on his grant, and the expenses incurred thereon, he shall be entitled to the said grant, and the land thereby granted him; any thing in the said clause of the said act to the contrary thereof in any wise notwithstanding. In the Senate House, the twenty first day of

December, in the year of our Lord one thou-
sand seven hundred and ninety-two, and in
the seventeenth year of the Independence
of the United States of America."
DAVID RAMSAY,

President of the Senate.
JACOB READ,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.

An ACT to authorize the County Courts and

Commissioners of the roads to grant Licences

for keeping Billiard Tables. D E it enacted by the honorable the Senate

D and House of Representatives, now met and sitting in general assembly, and by the au

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Billiardli- thority of the same, That where county courts cences to are or shall be established, all applications for bil, be grant. od.

liard licences shall be made to the county courts; and where no courts are established, to the commissioners of the public roads, who shall respectively have the power of granting the same; which licences so granted, shall only be of force for one year, and the price for billiard licences, (except in Georgetown, the city of Charleston and the town of Camden,) shall be twenty pounds; and the monies so received shall be applied by the persons granting the same, as the monies arising from tavern licences have

been heretofore applied: And the clerk who clerks for

makes out the licence as aforesaid, shall be alout such lowed for his trouble, four shillings and eight licences.

pence.

Be it enacted by the authority aforesaid, That Penaltyon if any person or persons not duly licenced agree, enably to law, shall at any time hereafter presume

to keep a billiard table, he, she or they shall for.
feit the sum of fifty pounds sterling money, to
be recovered by bill, plaint or information, in
any court of record within this statę, by any per-
son who shall inform or sue for the same, one
half thereof to be paid to the said informer, and
the other half to be applied in the same manner
as the money arising from licences granted as
aforesaid, was intended to be applied by this act.
In the Senate House, the twenty-first day of

December, in the year of our Lord one thou-
sand seven hundred and ninety-two, and in
the seventeenth year of the Independence of
the United States of America.
DAVID RAMSAY,

President of the Senate.
JACOB READ,
Speaker of the House of Representatives,

persons not bce ced

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