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Be it therefore enacted by the honorable the. Senate and House of Representatives, now met
and sitting in general assembly, and by the auPinckney. thority of the same, That the place or village on
and the south west side of Broad river, a little bePickensville. low, and within one mile of the mouth of Paco.
let river, being the situation wherein the gaol and court-house of the said district have been built by the direction of the commissioners appointed for that purpose, shall be called Pincknevville, and by that name shall always be known in law; and that the place or village in Pendleton county in this state, where the gaol and court-house of Washington district have been built by the direction of the commissioners appointed for that purpose, being upon land lately conveyed to the said commissioners by the honorable brigadier-general Charles Cotesworth Pinckney, shall be called Pickensville, and by that name shall always be known in law.
And whereas, it is proper that the seals of the several district courts in this state should be uniform :
Be it further enacted by the authority aforeJudges to said, That immediately after the passing of this procure act, the judges of the court of common pleas the district shall, at the expense of the state, cause eight
seals to be made, one for each of the districts, of an impression similar to that of the court of common pleas in Charleston district, and as nearly uniform with that seal as they in their judgment shall think proper, except that each seal shall, in the legend have the name of the court in which it is used; one of which said eight seals shall be delivered by the said judges, or one of them, to the clerk of each of the district courts of Georgetown, Cheraw, Camden, Pinck,
ney, Washington, Ninety-six, Orangeburgh and Beaufort districts, for the use of the said courts, at or before the next meeting of the said several courts, after which time the said seals shall always be affixed to such proceedings of the said respective courts as may require the seal of the said courts respectively.
And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That every person going to or from Persons divine service on Sunday, and every person go
from toll or ing to or from musters and elections, and every ferriage. member going to or from the legislature of the stute, and all commissioners of the roads going to and from their stated meetings in their own parish or district, together with their servants and attendants, and all persons in time of alarm, in such parts of the state where the alarm is, and every person who shall have to attend any district court or county court as a grand jury man, petit jury man, a juror of the court of common pleas, or a witness in behalf of the state, or a prosecutor in the court of sessions, or a constable travelling and employed on the business of the state, shall, free of expense, pass every road, bridge, causeway and ferry, which may lie in his way going to, or about, or returning from either of the said courts or the business of the state as aforesaid; and that every person having the care, management or direction, or owning any ferry, toll bridge or causeway, now or hereafter to be established in this state, shall be bound and obliged to give the same attendance to every such person as aforesaid, without fee or reward, as by law now is or hereafter may be required to be given to any person who is chargeable with toll or ferriage, and in default thereof, shall incur the same penalties as he
would incur if a like default had been made with
December, in the year of our Lord one thou-
President of the Senate.
An ACT to grant a further time to the owners
of wharves in Charleston, and other persons having wooden buildings thereon, used as stores
only, to pull the same down. VITHEREAS it has been represented to the
V legislature, by a number of owners of wharves in Charleston, that a compliance with the act of the general assembly of the state afore. said, passed the twenty-seventh day of March, one thousand seven hundred and eighty-seven, requiring all wooden buildings thereon erected to be taken down within a certain time therein mentioned, would operate to the injury of individuals, and tend also to great public inconvenience, by lessening the number of stores necessary for the produce of this country :
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 owners of wharves in Charleston, and other persons having wooden buildings thereon, used as stores only, and not as dwelling houses, shall, for the reasons aforesaid, be allowed a further time, until the first day of August, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-six, to pull down and remove the same.
And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That no owner or other person having such building or buildings, used as stores only, and not as dwelling houses, shall be subject or liable to the penalty imposed in and by the aforesaid act, until after the expiration of the time herein before limited; any law, usage or custom to the contrary notwithstanding. In the Senate House, the twenty-first day of
December, in the year of our Lord one thou-
President of the Senate.
An ACT for vesting in the Town Council of
Camden the exclusive power of granting Licences for retailing Spirituous and other Liquors, and for keeping Billiard Tables within the limits of the said Town of Camden, and appropriating the sums arising therefrom to the benefit of said Town Council. T HEREAS the town council of Camden
V have, by their petition to the general assembly, represented that the inhabitants of Camden are subject and liable to a very considerable taxation for all the expenses of their corporation, which might be much lessened by having the power vested in them exclusively for granting licences to retail spirituous and other liquors, and for keeping billiard tables within
the limits of the said town of Camden, provided they were also authorized to apply the monies which they might receive for granting such licences, to the benefit of the said town council of Camden:
Be it therefore enacted by the honorable the Senate and House of Representatives, now met
and sitting in general assembly, and by the auThe town thority of the same, That from and after the council to passing of this act, the said town council of grant li.
Camden shall have and exercise the sole and exclusive privilege of granting licences for the retailing of spirituous and other liquors, and for keeping billiard tables within the limits of the said town of Camden.
And be it further enacted by the authority Fees, &c. aforesaid, That all and every person and persons to be paid to whom licences shall or may be granted by • on granting licen the said town council, for retailing wine, bran
dy, rum, gin, or any spirituous liquors or strong drink whatsoever, except whiskey, (which may be retailed in any quantity not less than one gallon without licence,) in any quantity less than three gallons, within the limits of the said town of Camden, shall pay for every such licence the sum of thirty shillings sterling money to the town council of Camden for the use of the said town council, and five shillings to the clerk for making out such licence and the bond accompanying the same; and all and every person and persons to whom licence shall or may be granted for keeping a billiard table within the limits of the said town of Camden, shall pay for every such licence the sum of twenty pounds sterling money to the said town council of Camden, for the use of the said town council, and five shillings to the clerk for making out the licence, and the bond accompanying the same,