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and every licence which shall be granted by vir-
tue of this act, shall continue and be of force for
the term of one year, and no longer.
In the Senate House, the twenty-first day of

December, in the year of our Lord one thous
sánd 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 establish an Inspection and Ware

Houses at or near the Fish Dam Ford, on the
south side of Broad river.
W HEREAS it has been represented to

V the legislature by the inhabitants who live adjacent to the Fish Dam Ford, that it would tend very much to their and the public convenience to have an inspection and ware-houses established at or near the Fish Dam Ford:

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 an inspection and two An inspeća or more ware-houses for the inspection and re- tion and ception of tobacco and four, shall be establish- ses estabed and erected at or near the said Fish Dam lished. Ford, on the south side of Broad river aforesaid, as soon as conveniently may be after the passing of this act, which, in as far as the same relates to tobacco, shall be subject to all regulations, restrictions and conditions mentioned, set forth and expressed in and by an act of the legislature, entitled, “ an act for regulating the inspection and exportation of tobacco," passed the

thirteenth day of March, one thousand seven hundred and eighty-nine.

And be it enacted by the authority aforesaid, Commis. That colonel Thomas Brandon, colonel Joseph sioners ap. Brown, Bernard Glenn, James Glenn, William fix a place. Kennedy, John Wilson and William Farr, shall

be and are hereby appointed commissioners to fix upon the most convenient place, at or near the Fish Dam Ford, for the said inspection and warehouses. And that the said commissioners, or a majority of them, shall have the power to choose inspectors for the said ware-houses, and to make such additional regulations to those prescribed by the aforesaid act, as they or a majority of them shall deem expedient and necessary.

And be it enacted by the authority aforesaid, To make That the said commissioners, or a majority of regulati them, shall be, and they are hereby empowered specting to make such regulations respecting the inspec

tion of flour as they shall think fit.
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.

flour.

In the Seas they shall respecting the portered

An ACT for enlarging the powers of the Com-
missioners of Columbia, and for other pur.
poses therein mentioned.
T HEREAS the restrictive operation of

V the third clause of an act, entitled, “ an act to appoint commissioners to purchase lands for the purpose of building a town and re

moving the seat of government thereto,” has been found unfavorably to affect the sale of lands in the town of Columbia:

Be it therefore 'enacted by the honorable the Senate and House of Representatires, now met and sitting in general assembly, and by the authority of the same, That the commissioners for Commis. the time being, of the town of Columbia, may sioners of

ay Columbia hereafter sell and dispose of at public auction, may sell after giving thirty days public notice thereof, on the landin a credit of twelve months, any of the lands laid * off in the plat of said town, except the streets leading to, and the street on the Congaree river, either by large or small parcels, as to them shall seem proper, and for such price as can be procured therefor, so that such sale be not for less than seven guineas per acre. Provided also, That the power hereby vested shall not extend to authorize the sale of any lots of land which lay within the bounds of the streets known by the name of Pickins street, Gadsden street, Divine street and Plain street.

And be it further enacted by the authority Vendue aforesaid, That vendue masters hereafter selling masters to any lots or squares within the limits of the town commissiof Columbia, shall receive their commission only ons only on

actual payfor such lands as shall be sold and actually paid ments. for.

And be it further enacted by the authority Purchas. aforesaid, That the purchasers of lots of land without the boundaries aforesaid, shall be per- the brunmitted to erect thereon dwelling houses of any di

we build as mensions or of any materials they may choose; they may any law to the contrary thereof notwithstanding. choose.

And be it further enacted by the authority A square aforesaid, That the commissioners of Columbia to be con

veyed to be, and they are hereby authorized to convey to the trusa Thomas Taylor, James Taylor, George Wade, tees.

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James Green Hunt and Benjamin Waring, and
their successors as trustees for the free school
at Columbia, one of the out squares of four
acres, of the land reserved for the use of the
public in the said town of Columbia, for the use
of the said free school.
In the Senate House, the twenty-first day of

December, in the year of our Lord one thou-
sand seven hundred and winety-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 establish a new county, to be formed

out of the counties of Claremont and Clarena

don, and for other purposes therein mentioned. UITHEREAS the inhabitants of certain

parts of Claremont and Clarendon counties are desirous of having a new county formed out of the said two counties of Claremont and Clarendon. And whereas the same will be conducive to the convenience of the said counties:

Be it 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 from and immediately after the passing of this act, a new county shall be formed out of the aforesaid counties of Claremont and Cla, rendon, and shall be known and distinguished by the name of Salem county, and shall have the following lines and boundaries, to wit: the line to form the said county shall begin at the dis,

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Salem county

formed.

trict line of Georgetown, on Black river, and shall from thence run on the said line to Lynch's creek; from thence up the said creek to the line of Kershaw county ; then on said line to Scape. whore swamp; thence down Scapewhore swamp to Black river, and down Black river to the beginning on Georgetown district line; which said county shall be entitled to county courts, to be holden as follows: the judiciary courts on the first day of April and September, and the intermediate courts on the third Mondays of June and November in every year; which courts shall hold, exercise and enjoy the several powers, ju, risdictions and authorities as are by law vested in the county courts of this state, and that the said county shall be and is hereby considered as a part of Camden district.

And be it enacted by the authority aforesaid, CommisThat James Dickey, Thomas Wilson, John sioners apSingleton, Thomas Chandler and John M'Kel.' veen, shall be and hereby are appointed commissioners with full powers to fix on a conveni. ent place for the erection of a court-house and gaol for the said county.

And be it enacted by the authority aforesaid, Manner of That the inhabitants of that part of the said voting at

" elections. county, (formerly included in Claremont county,) herein and hereby established, shall be entitled to vote at all elections for members of the legislature to represent them in the legislature of this state, at the court house of said county, and their votes shall be counted with the votes of the inhabitants of Claremont county as here. tofore; and the inhabitants of that part of said county, heretofore included in Clarendon county, shall be entitled to vote for members to represent them in the legislature at the house of Mrs, Benbow; and the managers of such electi

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tofore.abitants of be, counted

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