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230. An act to provide for the sale of the sixteenth sections granted by Con

gress to the State, for the support of public schools, and for consolida

ting the school fund. 231. An act to provide for the increase, investment, safe-keeping and disburse

ment of the common school fund. 232. An act to prevent trespass on the school, seminary and internal improve

ment lands, and to recover damages for the use and occupation of the

same, 233. An act for the relief of occupying claimants. 234. An act to grant pre-emption rights to settlers on State lands. 235. An act supplemental to an act entitled an act to grant pre-emption rights

to settlers on State lands, passed at the present session. 236. An act to authorize and provide for the election of Register of Public

Lands for the State of Florida, by the qualified voters within the same. 237. An act to extend the tenure of the office of Register of Public Lands. 238. An act to provide for the payment of the salary, travelling and other ex

penses of the Register of Public Lands, out of the public moneys in

his hands. 239. An act to authorize the Register of the Land Office to employ a deputy,

and for other purposes. 240. An act relative to the examination of the office of Register of Public

Lands. 241. A bill to be entitled an act to encourage and facilitate internal improve

ments, and to authorize and regulate partnership for that purpose. 242. An act to incorporate the Atlaniic and Gulf Railroad Company. 243. An act supplemental to, and explanatory of, an act to incorporate the At

lantic and Gulf Railroad Company, and the other acts passed at the present session, contemplating or authorizing the construction of a rail

road. 244. An act to incorporate the Florida and Georgia Railroad. 245. An act to encourage and facilitate the construction of a railroad from

some point on the St. Mary's river, or waters adjacent thereto, to Pen

sacola, and to authorize and regulate partnerships for that purpose. 246. An act to authorize the construction of the magnetic telegraph, and pro

viding for the protection of the same. 247. An act to amend an act concerning roads and highways, passed at the ad

journed session of 1845. 248. An act to provide for seals for the Circuit Courts of this State. 249. An act to amend an act regulating judicial proceedings. 250. An act to amend an act entitled an act to amend an act regulating the

mode of proceeding on attachment. 251. An act to amend an act entitled an act regulating the times and places of

holding the Circuit Courts for the Western Circuit, &c. 252. An act to compel the Judges of the Circuit Courts to hold the terms of

court at the times and places prescribed by law. 253. An act to authorize the several Judges of Probate in this State to solem

nize the rites of matrimony, and for other purposes. 254. An act to amend the several acts now in force in relation to the officers of

courts. 255. An act to authorize the Circuit Court of Washington County, to be held

at Mossy Hill Meeting House. 256. An act for the protection of slaves. 257. An act amendatory of the several acts of force in this State, relative to

trading with slaves. 258. An act explanatory of the several acts in relation to the migration of free

persons of color into this State. 259. An act to authorize certain ofiicers therein named to continue in and

perform the duties of their several offices until their successors are duly elected and appointed, commissioned and qualified, &c.

260. An act for the purpose of keeping the Indians within their proper boun

dary. 261. An act to amend an act entitled an act to prevent the circulation of change

bills, approved 15th March, 1844. 262. An act to amend an aet to authorize the appointment of measurers and

inspectors of lumber, and for other purposes. 263. An act amendatory to the pilot laws now in force in this State. 264. An act to amend the law now in force relative to the organization of pat

rols. 265. An act to amend an act authorizing the United States of America to pur

chase real estate in Florida, for location of arsenal, dock-yards, maga

zines, forts, &c., passed in 1845. 266. An act to incorporate the Medical Board of Florida. 267. An act to be entitled an act for the election of Judges of Probate by

the people. 263. An act to amend an act, approved January 4, 1847, giving a lien to

steamboat men and others navigating the Bay and River of Apalachi

cola. 269. An act to provide for the recording of the marks and brands of cattle ship

ped from the State of Florida. 270. An act to re-establish the records of the County of Jackson, and for other'

purposes. 271. An act to amend the laws now in force establishing a tariff of fees relative

to the county of Jackson. 272. An act to authorize the County Commissioners of Jackson county to levy

a tax for the purpose of erecting a court-house and other necessary

public buildings. 273. An act concerning the records of Levy County. 274. An act to repeal the road laws in and for the county of Franklin. 275. An act to amend an act concerning roads and highways, now in force in

this State. 276. An act to provide for the payment of services rendered by overseers of

public roads in the County of Leon. 277. An act to change certain precincts in Columbia county. 278. An act relating to the act of incorporation of the town of Milton. 279. An act in relation to the organization of the Probate Court in Marion

County. 280. An act to organize the County of Putnam. 281. An act to provide for the election of a Keeper of Public Archives in the

cities of St. Augustine and Pensacola, and to prescribe their duties,

&c.

232. An act to incorporate St. John's Lodge, No. 12, in the City of St. Au

gustine, 283. An act to locate permanently the county site of Calhoun County, and

for other purposes, 284. An act to permanently locate the county site of Washington County,

and for other purposes therein contained. 285. An act to remove the county site of Walton County. 286. An act to authorize the people of Wakulla County to select their county

site. 287. An act to locate a county site of Benton County. 288. An act to change the southern boundary of Leon County. 289. An act to re-establish the county lines of St. John's County. 290. An act to amend an act to change the Northern line of St. Lucie coun

ty, approved December 28th, 1846. 291. An act to declare Yellow River in Walton County a navigable stream 292. An act to declare East River in Walton County a navigable stream. 293. An act to amend an act to amend an act entitled an act to regulate the pi.

lotage of the bar of St. John's river.

294. An act making appropriations for the expenses of the Fourth General

Assembly of this state, and for other purposes. 295. An act in relation to George W. Hutchins. 296. An act for the benefit of Craven G. Fife and James R. Tucker. 297. An act for the relief of James M. Bates. 298. An act for the relief of Mary A. Hardee and Mrs. Burnett. 299. An act for the relief of Nathan S. Watson, John T. Myrick and James Grif

fin. 300. An act compensating Lewis H. Miller, for taking the census of Holmes

County in 1848. 301. An act for the relief of Benjamin Hays. 302. An act to authorize William Tenant and John B. Tenant to establish a

ferry across Escambia river. 303. An act to authorize Joseph M. Crews to establish a ferry across the San

ta Fee, at or near the mouth of Oulusta. 304. An act to empower William Newsom to assume the management of his

own estate. 305. An act to empower Green R. Farmer and William T. Pebles to assume the

management of their own estates. 306. An act to empower George P. Keyes, a minor, to assume the manage

ment of his own estate. 307. An act to empower James C. Evans, a minor, to assume the management

of his own estate. 308. An act to authorize the administrators of John W. Du Bose, deceased,

to sell real estate. 309. An act to authorize the administrators of Micajah Deen to sell real estate

in Columbia County, at private sale. 310. An act to change the name of Robert Benjamin Smith. 311. An act to alter and change the names of certain persons therein named.

TITLES OF RESOLUTIONS,

Passed at the Fourth Session of the General Assembly,

1848–’9.

1. Resolutions relative to the question in controversy between the Nortă

and South. 2. Resolutions relative to the boundary line between the States of Florida and ,

Georgia. 3. Resolution relative to the safe-keeping of the public arms. 4. Preamble and Resolutions asking Congress to take some action to keep the

Indiaus of Florida within their prescribed boundary. 5. Resolutions remonstrating against the removal of the military munitions,

ordnance stores and small arms from the garrison in the city of St. Augustine,and asking for further protection to the Eastern Frontier of the

Peninsula of Florida. 6. Resolution relative to the subject of international exchange. 7. Resolution authorizing the Register to purchase State scrip, &c. 8. Resolution relative to a distribution of Thompson's Digest to other States. 9. Resolution relative to the distribution of certain copies of Thompson's

Digest. 10. Resolution for the relief of W. D. Moseley. 11. Resolution providing for the refunding of certain overpaid taxes. 12. Resolution for auditing E. Barnard's account. 13. Resolution for the relief of W. J. Faircloth. 14. Preamble and resolution relative to Washington Bartlett. 15. Resolution urging upon Congress the payment of certain companies of Flo

rida volunteers. 16. Resolution urging upon Congress the passage of a law, granting land to

the officers and soldiers who served in the Indian war in Florida. 17. Resolution urging upon Congress the payment of the claims of Thomas

Langford and his men as volunteers in the Seminole war. 18. Resolution in relation to Capt. George E. McClelland's company. 19. Preamble and Resolutions asking Congress to pass a law, authorizing the

payment of the claim of Rev. John Tucker, as Chaplain for Garrason's

Battalion, Florida Militia. 20. Preamble and Resolution urging upon Congress the payment for losses sus

tained by the citizens of Florida during the late Seminole war, and • asking the appointment of a commissioner to take the testimony rela

tive thereto. 21. Resolution in favor of Wm. H. Sever. 22. Resolution relative to the claim of Michael Ledwith.

23. Preamble and resolution urging upon Congress the payment of the claim of

the estate of John W. Levinus. 24. Preamble and resolution in relation to a light-house at or near the mouth

of the Suwannee River. 25. Resolution asking of Congress an appropriation for the building of a light

house at the bar of Indian River. 26. Resolutions relative to the port of Cedar Keys. 27. Resolutions asking from Congress the grant of one hundred and sixty

acres of land to the County of Walton, to establish a county site

thereon. 28. Resolution asking Congress to grant a quarter section of land to the

County of Benton, to establish a county site thereon. 29. Resolution asking of Congress the grant of a quarter section of land for

the county site of Calhoun County. 30. Resolution urging upon Congress the passage of a law granting a quarter

section of land to the County of Washington, for the purpose of lo

cating a county site thereon. 31. Resolutions asking from Congress a grant of a quarter section of land for

Holmes county. 32. Preamble and resolutions relative to the establishment of certain mail

routes. 33. Preamble and resolution asking Congress to establish a mai line therein

named. 34, Resolution relative to a contemplated mail route in the County of St. Lu35. Resolution authorizing his Excellency the Governor to employ a fit per

son to copy the laws, &c.

cie.

AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION. · AN ACT TO AMEND THE TWELFTH CLAUSE OF THE FIFTH ARTICLE

OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THIS STATE, SO THAT THE JUDGES OF
THE CIRCUIT COURTS SHALL HOLD THEIR OFFICES FOR A TERM
OF EIGHT YEARS, INSTEAD OF DURING GOOD BEHAVIOUR.

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