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opened from the north side of Wadbacant lake to the public road leading from Lenud's ferry on Santee river, to Georgetown, and to come into the same at or near Summer's bridge, shall be, and the same is hereby repealed; and that the commissioners named to open the said road, to wit: Edward Thomas, Thomas Boone and Theodore Gourdin, or the majority of them, shall, in lieu of the said road, have such other road opened and cleared out as to them may seem most adviseable. ...And be it further enacted by the authority aforesilver said, That a public ferry shall be established at Bluffer. Silver Bluff, across Savannah river, and shall be F.” vested in the proprietors of Silver Bluff for the term of fourteen years; and that the following rates of ferriage shall be paid and received at the same, that is to say: for every four wheeled carriage, and the horses in harness or gears, with the riders or drivers, o cents; for every two wheeled carriage, and the horse in harness or gears, and the rider or driver, fifty cents; for every man and horse, eleven cents; for every head of horses or black cattle, five cents; for every head of hogs, sheep or goats, two cents; for every foot passenger, two cents. ...And be it further enacted by the authority aforeRoad from said, That a public road shall be laid out and openTred, ed, the nearest and best way from Treadway’s, on §.” the Three Runs, to Silver Bluff, and that Alcana Bluff. Green, Thomas Newman, be commissioners to have the same laid out. And be it further enacted by the authority aforeRoad from said, That a public road shall be laid out and openo: ... ed, the nearest and best way from Johnston's, at the vo Bluff Pine log, on South Edisto, to Silver Bluff; and that John Red, Isaac Todd and John Randall, shall be commissioners for laying out and opening the same. ...And be it further enacted by the authority aforeRed Bluff . . . - - -i. said, That a piece of land, not exceeding one huntablished dred yards in width, upon Savannah river, nor one hundrcd yards in depth from the said river, at the place called Red Bluff, in Winton county, shall be, and the same is hereby declared to be a public landing; and to be for ever hereafter free and accessable to the use of the public at large; and that the road now leading therefrom to the highland, on the said river, and to the public broad road, shall, for and hereafter be deemed a public road, and as such shall be constantly kept in repair as other public roads are repaired. JWhereas, the inhabitants of St. Bartholemew's parish liable to work upon the road, from the Temple to Combaheeriver, did, by petition, state that the commissioners of the roads for the said parish, had directed that all persons living between the Temple and Ashepoo bridge, and liable to work upon the road leading from the said bridge to Combahee, should only be required to work upon so much of the said road as lies between the said bridge and the Temple; and that those persons only, who live between the Temple and Combahee, and are liable to work upon the said road, should work on that part of the road which lies between the Temple and Combahee, whereby the petitioners were subject to more than a proportionate degree of labour: Be it therefore enacted by the authority aforesaid, That the division of the road so made by the combahee commissioners aforesaid, shall be henceforth abo- causeway lished and discontinued: But that all such persons” as are liable to work upon any part of the said road, shall be liable to work upon every part thereof, including Combahee causeway. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That Henry Jones is empowered, at his own Jones, expense, to make, erect and keep in repair, a bridgeon causeway and bridge over the North Fork of Edis- .* to, at the plantation of the said Henry Jones; and the bridge to be erected is hereby declared to be a tollbridge, and to be vested in the said Henry

Persons exempted from paying toll.

Refrilations.

Protecting clause.

Jones, his heirs and assigns, for the term of four-
teen years from the completion of the same; and
that it shall and may be lawful for the said Henry
Jones, his heirs or assigns, to take and receive, as
a toll for passigg the said bridge, the following and
no more, that is to say: fify cents for cvery wag-
gon and team, or other four wheeled carriage;
twenty-five cents for every cart or chair, with one
or two horses and diver; six cents for every man
and horse; and one cent for every head of cattle,
hogs, sheep or goats.
And be it further enacted by the authority of re-
said, That all persons already and to be hereafter
exempted from paying ferriage or toll at any other
ferry or bridge, are hereby exempted from paying
toll at the said bridge. -
And be it further enacted by the authority afore.
scid, That the said Henry Jones, his heirs or as-
signs, o liable to pay all persons whomsoe-
ver, the sulfamount of any injury to their person
or property, by reason of the badness of the bridge
and causeway, so to be made, built or erected as
aforesaid; and also twenty-five cents for every hour
any person shall be hindered or delayed in passing
the said bridge and causeway, unless such injury
or prevention shill be occasioned by unavoidable
accidents; to be recovered before the nearest ma-
gistrate: Provided the same be sucd for within
two months from the time of such injury or delay.
And be it further enacted by the authority afore-
said, That if any person shall wilfully destroy or
injure the bridge or causeway aforesaid, he, she
or they, so destroying or injuring of the same, shall
pay to the said Henry Jones treble damages, to be
recovered by action of trespass in any court in this
state having jurisdiction.
And be it further enacted by the authority afore-

Road from sail, That Thomas Young, Elijah Ford and Hen

Bluford's bridge.

ry Jones, be appointed commissioners for opening a road Îom major William Bluford's bridge on the Saltcatcher, to the said Henry Jones's bridge, to be built by virtue of this act, and that John Woolfe, Christian Patrick and John Cook, be appointed commissioners for opening a road from the said bridge to the town of Granby, and that all the male inhabitants, between the ages of sixteen and fifty years, residing within six miles of the said road, are hereby declared to be liable to open the Sarone.

...And be it firther enacted by the authority afore-Noferryar

said, That no person shall be at liberty to build a
bridge or establish a ferry within three miles above
or below the said bridge to be built by virtue of
this act.
..And whoeas it would be greatly conducive to
the convenience of travellers, that a ferry should
be established over Broad river, at the plantation
of William Lyles:
Be it therefore enacted by the authority afore-
said, That a ferry shall be, and is hereby estab-
lished over Broad river, at the plantation of the
said William Lyles, and the same is hereby vest-
ed in him, the said William Lyles, for the term of
fourteen years; and that the following rates offer-
riage shall be received: For every four wheeled
carriage or waggon, fifty cents; for every two
wheeled carriage, twenty-five cents; for every roll-
ing hogshead, with two horses, twenty-five cents;
for every man and horse, seven cents; for every foot
passenger, sourcents: Provided, That nothing con-
tained in this clause shall be construed to extend to
prevent Leonard Subar from keeping a flat for his
own use, in transporting persons to and from his
mills.
And be it further enacted by the authority afore-
said, That John Ervin, Gavin Witherspoon, Tho-
mas T. Wickham, Reese Perkins, Hugh Ervin,
James Gregg, John Orr, John Cooper, Thomas
Finklea and John Thompson, shall be, and they
are hereby appointed * on the south-

bridge to be kept within 3 miles.

Lyles's ferry established.

Road from Witherspoon's ferry to the Cheraw line.

west side of Pedee river, in Liberty county, so keeping in repair the main road leading from Witherspoon’s ferry, on Lynch’s creek, up to the Cheraw district line; and are hereby fully authorized to call out and employ the male inhabitants, from sixteen to fifty years of age, residing on the south-west side of the said river, within ten miles of said road, to work thereon, for any number of days, not exceeding six in one year: And the said commissioners are hereby vested with the same powers, and subject to the same penalties as they

are with respect to the other public roads. ...And be it further enacted by the authority aforefrom wi. said, That Ralph Smith, Austin Stone, Obadiah o Hand, Daniel Miers and William Stone, shall be,

erry to - - - Ding- and they are hereby appointed commissioners for tous laying out, opening and keeping in repair a road leading from Witherspoon's ferry, on Lynch's creek, up said creek to Darlington county line; and are hereby fully authorized to call out and employ the male inhabitants, from sixteen to fifty years of age, residing within ten miles of said road, to work thereon for any number of days, not exceeding eight in one year; and that Charles Pigot, Daniel Dubose, junior, William Law, John Huggins, and Andrew Dubose, senior, shall be, and they are hereby appointed commissioners for laying out, continuing, and keeping in repair the said road, up said creek to M’Callum's ferry; and that the county court of Darlington shall direct and appoint

the persons who shall work on said road. ...And be it enacted by the authority aforesaid, commissi. That the judges of Clarendon county court, and one's of their successors, shall for ever hereafter be relievtion ed from the duties, and be deprived of the powers county. and authority of commissioners of the roads; and James Davis, Edward Richardson, Matthew James and Henry Richbourg, and three others by them to be appointed, shall be commissioners of the roads in said county, and shall have, hold, exercise

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