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be lawful for the colonel, lieutenant-colonel, or Corps of commanding officer of any regiment, to give horse, &$. leave to equip such and so many corps of horse, eminnad artillery and infantry, as they may think adviseable; Provided such horse and artillery do not exceed the ratio or proportion directed to be observed by the said act of Congress, between the corps of horse and artillery, with respect to the number of rank and file in the regiment.

And be it enacted by the authority aforesaid, That the officers and privates in any company Persons of artillery, infantry or cavalry, raised and uni. belonging

to uniform formed in any militia regiment of this state, by co permission of his excellency the governor, or declared any colonel, lieutenant-colonel, or commanding in

ms the militia officer of any regiment, or to be hereafter raised, laws. shall be respectively liable to all the fines and forfeitures imposed by law on the officers or privates in any regimental company beat; and that when any person now actually enrolled, or that shall hereafter be enrolled in any such company, shall be desirous to quit the same, he shall be obliged to give at least thirty days notice of such intention, and shall be obliged also to enroll himself in the company beat in which he resides, and produce a certificate thereof from the cap, tain or officer commanding such beat, before he shall be permitted to leave the uniform company or corps to which he belonged, or be excuse from duty therein.

And whereas, The safety of the city of Charleston requires the calling forth at certain times and seasons, one or more companies of the militia of the said city: Be it therefore enacted, That it shall and may Compa.

i nies or debe lawful for the governor or commander in tachments chief for the time being, or the commanding liable to officer of the Charleston regiment for the time

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being, to call forth, when necessary, such and
so many companies or detachments of compa-
nies, to mount guard in the said city as to them
respectively shall appear necessary and proper:
Provided, That no guard shall be obliged to con-
tinue on duty at any one time, except in case
of actual alarm, more than twenty-four hours on
one guard; and all persons duly summoned to
turn out on any such guard, who shall not obey,
or who shall leave his guard, or otherwise mis-
behave, shall be liable to pay the same fines and
forfeitures, as such persons would be obliged to
pay for default of duty or misbehaviour at any
general or regimental muster, by virtue of any
law of this state.
In the Senate Ilouse, 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 for relieving and exempting John

Wells from banishment. W HEREAS John Wells, by his humble

VV petition to the legislature of this state, hath prayed to be relieved 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 John Wells shall be, and is hereby relieved and exempted from banishment, and is and shall be permitted to return to and remain in this state, any law 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.

AnACT toexempt IVilliam Carson from the pains

and penalties of the act of confiscation and banishment, so far as it relates to his banishment. T HEREAS, William Carson hath peti

V tioned the legislature that he 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 authority of the same, That the said William Carson shall be and is hereby relieved and exempted from banishment, and is and shall be permitted to return to and remain in this state, any law 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.
END of the ACTS of DECEMBER, 1792.

Ata General Assembly, begun and holden at Columbia, on Mon:
day the twenty-sixth day of November, in the Year of our
Lord one thousand seven hundred and Ninety-two, and
from thence continued by divers adjournments to
the twenty-first day of December in the Year
of our Lord one thousand seven hundred
and Ninety-three, and in the eigh.
teenth Year of the Independence
of the United States of

America.

An ACT to enable the circuit court of George

town, at the ensuing term, to meet on the twenty-eighth day of March next, instead of the first day of April; for extending the time for holding the courts in Ninety-Six district; for the better advancement of justice in the courts of law and equity; and for other pur.

poses therein mentioned. TTTHEREAS the docket of the causes for

VV trial at the Georgetown court hath become so large, that the usual time allowed by law for the said court to sit is insufficient for the dispatch of all the causes:

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 When the same, That it shall and may be lawful for the next court; shall be judge or judges, who shall or may preside at the held in next courts of sessions and common pleas, to be George. holden for the district of Georgetown, to assem.

ble and hold the said courts on the twenty-eighth day of March next, instead of the first day of April, and the said judges are hereby required to proceed on the twenty-eighth day of March next in the said court to the dispatch of business, in the same way they would and ought to do, on the first day of April next, if this act had not

town.

and all son pleas, she said courte

been passed; and the writs of venire facias, for assembling of jurors for the said courts of sessions and common pleas, shall be issued accordingly, and all such jurors shall be summoned to appear at the said court on the said twentyeighth day of March next, in like manner, and subject to the same penalties as are prescribed in cases where the said courts meet at the time heretofore fixed by law : and all sheriffs, coroners, constables, justices, prosecutors and witnesses, whose duty it is to appear at the said courts on the first day of April next, shall be, and they are hereby required, under the same penalties, respectively to appear at the said courts, on the said twenty-eighth day of March next; and all writs and process, and judicial proceedings, being returnable, continued, or having day in court on the first day of April next, shall be returned and continued to the twenty-eighth day of March next, and shall then have day in court, in the said court, in like manner as they would have on the first day of April Said court next, if this act had not passed; and the said to sit ten

days if necourt shall continue to sit ten days, if the busi- cessary. ness thereof shall so long require.

And whereas, From the magnitude of the docket in the district of Ninety-six, it is necessary to extend the time for holding the courts for said district :

Be it therefore enacted by the authority aforesaid, That the time of holding the courts of ge- The time neral sessions of the peace and of common pleas of holding at Cambridge, in and for the district of Ninety- at Camsix, at the ensuing April term, shall be, and the bridge exsame is hereby extended to fifteen juridical days' from the commencement of the term, if the business of the said courts, or either of them, shall require it; and that two of the judges of the said

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