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for any number of days not exceeding twelve in one year.

And whereas, by an act of the general assembly, ratified on the twenty-seventh day of February, one thousand seven hundred and eightyeight, commissioners were appointed to lay out and keep in repair a road leading from the lower bridge on Black river, to Lenud's ferry on Santee; and by another act of the general assembly, passed the thirteenth day of March, one thousand seven hundred and eighty-nine, the said commissioners were authorized to call out all the male inhabitants, from the age of sixteen to fifty years, within eight miles of the same, to work on the said road: And whereas, the proportion of the inhabitants liable to work on the said road, has been so large as to cause the other roads in the parish to be too much neglected:

Be it therefore enacted by the authority aforesaid, That the above recited acts be so far re- Certain

acts partipealed as to take away the exclusive right of the a

" ally resaid coinmissioners to call on all the male in- pealed. habitants of the age prescribed by law within the above named distance; and that the said commissioners be added to the board of commissioners of the upper part of Prince Frederick's parish, and that the said road be put on the same footing as the other public roads in the said parish; any law, usage or custom to the contrary thereof in any wise notwithstanding.

And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That a public road shall be laid out Roads to from Orangeburgh the nearest and best way to be laid out James Johnston's bridge on South Edisto, and jonnson's

to James from thence to be continued to colonel Wiado bridge on

South Hampton's bridge at Augusta; that James Jonn- Edis ston, Simeon Cushman and Wiliam Prigh, be commissioners to lay out and keep the same in

repair: That a public road shall also be laid out from colonel Richard Hampton's bridge on Saluda, at the place called Water's ferry, to the bridge of the said James Johnston on South Edisto, and from thence by the White ponds to the Two Sisters on Savannah river; and that William Adams, James Johnston and Walter Robinson, be commissioners to lay out and keep in repair that part of the road from Hampton's to Johnston's bridge aforesaid; and that all male inhabitants from sixteen to fifty', who live within ten miles of the said two respective roads, be liable to work on them respectively, not exceeding twelve days in each year.

And be it enacted by the authority aforesaid, Thomas That it shall and may be lawful for Thomas Chappel Chappel to build and keep in repair a good and empowered to build sufficient bridge across Saluda river, at the plana bridge tation of the said Thomas Chappel, and that the across Saluda river. Said Drug Shui

said bridge shall be vested in the said Thomas Chappel, his heirs and assigns, for the term of twenty-one years, reserving however the power to the legislature to regulate the said bridge, and to limit as well the rates of pontage as all other matters relating thereto in every term of seven years; and that the said Thomas Chappel, his heirs, executors, administrators and assigns, shall take and receive the following rates and tolls, and no other, to wit: For every foot passenger, one penny; for every led horse, one penny; for every chair or cart with one horse, one shilling and two pence; for a man and horse, three pence; for every waggon and team or other four wheeled carriage, with horses, two shillings and four pence; for every rolling hogshead of tobacco, eight pence, including the horses and driver; for every head of black cattle, hogs, sheep or goats passing over, one half penny.

And be it enacted by the authority aforesaid, That the ferry kept by Robert Swanzey, across Swanzey's Saluda river at the place called Swanzey's ferry, ferry on

Saluda ri. shall be, and the same is hereby established and ver estabvested in the said Robert Swanzey, his heirs and lished. assigns, for the term of fourteen years; and that the said Robert Swanzey, his heirs, executors, administrators or assigns, shall keep at the said ferry, good and sufficient boats and attendance during the said term; and that it shall and may be lawful for the said Robert Swanzey, his heirs, executors, administrators or assigns, to take and receive the following rates of ferriage, and no other, viz. For every foot passenger, one penny; for every led horse, one penny; for a man and horse, three pence; for a waggon and team, or other four wheeled carriage, with horses, two shillings and four pence; for every chair or cart with one horse, one shilling and two pence; for every rolling hogshead of tobacco, including the horses and driver, eight pence; for each head of black cattle, hogs, sheep or goats passing over, one half penny.

And whereas, The commissioners appointed to superintend the building of a toll bridge across Edisto river in the county of Orange, from some place at or near the oid mill seat, have certified that the pontage or toll fixed by the law establishing the same is inadequate to the expense and labour of the aforesaid work:

Be it therefore enacted by the authority aforesaid, That it shall and may be lawful for the Rates of proprietor or proprietors of the said bridge for toll of the the time being, from time to time, and at all cross Editimes after it shall be fit for use, to ask, demand, sto river,

increased. receive and take to and for his and their own proper use and behoof, as pontage or toll, before any passage over the said bridge shall be

permitted, the several sums following in lawful sterling money of this state: For every waggon and team or other four wheeled carriage and horses, one shilling and six pence; for every two' wheeled carriage and horses, and cart and horse, one shilling; for every foot passenger or horse, two pence; for every man and horse, four pence; for every rolling hogshead of tobacco and horses, six pence; for every head of neat cattle, two pence; for every drove of calves, hogs, sheep or goats, one penny per head.

And be it further enacted by the authority Road to be aforesaid, That a public road be opened and laid out laid out from a place at or near where Charles from Wil. liams's old Williams's old road intersects the Long Cane road, to in- road, and from thence the nearest and best way tersect the

ne.cane to Edgefield court-house, and from thence to inroad, &c. tersect the Long Cane road about half a mile

below John Frazier's, and also that part of the new road which leads from Augusta to the island ford on Saluda river, be made to pass by Edgefield court-house, beginning at the plantation of the said John Frazier, and from thence to intersect the new road between the courthouse and Samuel Landrum's.

And be it enacted by the authority aforesaid, Road to be That a public road be laid out leading from Can

ut non's bridge, the most direct, nearest and best from Cannon's way through the Saltcatchers to the Two Sisters bridge.

ferry on Savannah river, and that Robert Brown, Edward Kennedy and Henry Zorn, jun. be and are hereby appointed commissioners to lay out and keep the said road in good order and repair.

And be it further enacted by the authority Ferry on

e. aforesaid, That a public ferry shall be, and is dee estab- hereby established on Little Pedee river, at the lished, at

place called and known by the name of Elirsee's landing. landing, and that the same be vested in Richard

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Gallevan, his heirs, executors, administrators and assigns, for the term of fourteen years, and that the said Richard Gallevan, his heirs, exe, cutors, administrators and assigns, shall, during the said term, be entitled to receive and take the following rates of ferriage, and no other, that is to say: For every waggon and team or other four wheeled carriage, with horses, two shillings; for every chair or cart with one horse, one shilling; for each head of black cattle, sheep, hogs or goats, swam or ferried over, one half penny; for man and horse, two pence; for each passenger on foot or led horse, one penny.

And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That a public road be opened and laid Road to be out the nearest and best way from the ferry last bar

from Gal. above mentioned, to the old road leading up and levan's down the river last above mentioned, on the ferry. west side of the said river, that the said road be kept in repair by the inhabitants of Liberty county, and that colonel Hext Giles and Robert Dunnam, in addition to the other commissioners of roads in that county, be appointed commissioners for laying out the said road, and keeping the same in repair,

And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That another public road be opened another and laid out the nearest and best way from the road to be

laid out ferry last above mentioned, eastwardly to the from said road leading up and down the said river, to be ferry. kept in repair by the inhabitants of Kingston county, and that Samuel Foxworth, William Hemmingway, John Rodgers, William Nister and Joseph Graham, be appointed commissioners for laying out the said road and keeping the same in repair.

And be it enacted by the authority aforesaid, That a public ferry shall be and is hereby estab.

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