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dent lots, such parts of the land formerly laid ouť by law for East-bay-strcet, as may not be wanted for that strect, as at present laid out, and as may be necessary to continue a front on the street, as at present laid out to those who had a front on the same, as formerly laid out; they paying for the same, the value at which it shall be appraised by a jury empannelled as aforesaid. In the Senate House, the sixteenth Day of December, in

the year of our Lord one thour and seven hundred and
ninety-seven, and in the twenty-second Year of the In-
dependence of the United States of America.

DAVID RAMSAY, President of the Senate.
ROBERT BARNWELL, Speaker of the

House of Representatives.

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An ACT to vest in the Intendant and IVardens of

the town of Camden for the time being respectively, within the said town of Camden, the same powers and authorities which now are and shall be hereafter vested in the Justices of the Peace of this State.

HEREAS it would be convenient and

useful to vest in the intendant and wardens of the town of Camden for the time being respectively, within the said town of Camden, all the powers and authorities usually exercised by justices of the peace of this state:

Be it therefore enacted by the honorable the Senate and House of Representatives, now met and sitting in general assembly, und by the authority of the same, That the intendant and wardens of the town of Camden for the time being respectively, be, and the said intendant and wardens of the town of Camden for the time being respectively, are hereby declared to be justices of the peace, to all intents and purposes, within the said town; and may lawfully exercise the same powers and authorities, within the said town, which justices of the peace of and for any county within this state shall and may lawfully exercise within such county,

and be subject to the same penalties and restricti-
ons to which justices of the pe..ce of this state are
and shall be subject and liabie to; any law or cus-
tom to the contr.ry notu ithstanding.
In the Senate House, the sixteenth Day of December, in

the Year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and
ninety-seven, and in the twenty-second Year of the In-
dependence of the United States of America.

DAVID RAMSAY, President of the Senate.
ROBERT BARNWELL, Speaker of the

House of Representatives,

An ACT for appointing commissioners to run the

dividing line between the parish of Saint Matthew and the election district of Saxe-Gotha; for establishing the dividing lines between Chester and Fairfield, Fairfield and Richland, and York and Chester counties; also appointing commissioners for surveying, laying out, and ascertuining, by metes and bounds, the boundaries of the town of Camden.

HEREAS the dividing line between the

parish of Saint Matthew and the election disiit of Saxe-Gotha, has never been ascertained and marked out ; by reason of which, the managers of elections are frequently at a loss whose votes to admit and receive:

Be it therefore enacted by the honorable the Se. nate and Tlouse of Representatives, now met and sitting in general assembly, and by the authority of the same, Tnat Peter Oliver, William Heatly and Parish line Hugn Alexander Nixon, be, and they are hereby appointed commissioners, and they, or a majority be marked of them, are hereby invested with full powers to out. run, mark out and blaze the same, agreeably to the act of assembly, passed the twelfth day of April, in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and sixty-eight, entitled, “ An act for establishing a parish in Berkly county, by the name of Saint Matthew's, and for declaring the

of St. Matr thew's to

tween

roads therein mentioned, to be a public road;" in which said act the parish line is designated.

And be it further enacted by the authority aforeSurveyor. said, That the said commissioners shall proceed to be em- in running the said line, on or before the first day

of September next, and that they employ a survey-
or for the purpose aforesaid, upon the most rea-
sonable terms they can, to be paid by the state;
and that the said surveyor record in the office of
the surveyor-general, a plat of the said line, ar.i
deposit the original in the secretary's office at Co-
lumbia.
And

be it further enacted by the authority aforeDividing said, That the line run and marked, from the line be. mouth of Sandy river, on Broad river, to the mouth Chester

of Rockey creek, on the Catawba, by the commisand Fair- sioners and surveyors, appointed by a resolution of field.

the legislature, passed the nineteenth day of December, in the year of cur Lord one thousand seven hundred and ninety-six, to run and mark the same, be, and the same is hereby declared the dividing line between the counties of Chestor and Fairfield.

IVhereas sundry inhabitants residing on and rear the borders of Fairfield and Richland courties, have, by their petition to the legislature of this state, alleged, that a line, which some years ago was run as the division line between the said counties, has heretofore been hield and considered as the division line betreen the said counties, notwithstanding a different line is described by the act, pussed in the year of our Lord one thousand se. ven hundred and eighty-five, for establishing the limits of the different counties of the said state: And whereas the said line, so described as aforesaid, in the act aforesaid, hath never been run out, and the inhabitants who will be affected thereby, have prayed that the old line should be established as the division line between the said counties :

Be it therefore enacted by the honorable the Se

nate and House of Representatives of the said state, and by the authority of the same, That the Division marked line, beginning on the bank of Little river, line beabout half a mile above the plantation of Mr. Sha- Fairfield ver, and running from thence a direct course to and Rich.

land. the Round Top, near Dohertie's mill, shall be, and the same is hereby established as the division line between the counties of Fairfield and Richland; and the said Little river, from the place where the said line strikes it, down to the mouth of it, shall be, and the same is hereby established as the division line between the said counties, from the place aforesaid to Broad river.

And whereas the limits of the town of Camden : have never been properly defined or fixed :

Be it therefore enacted by the authority aforesaid, That William Lang, James Kershaw, Jolin The towTA Kershaw, James Chesnut and Samuel Mathis, be, be Malia and they are hereby appointed commissioners for out. the purpose of surveying and laying out, at the expense of the said to vn, and ascert:ining, by metes and bounds, the boundaries of the town of Camden, according to a plan thereof, laid out by the late col. Joseph Kershaw, deceased, commonly called the extended plan of Camden; and that the aforesaid commissioners do report an accurate plan of the boundaries of the said town, to be laid before the next lcgislature, to the end that the same may be established by law.

And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That the line run and marked by the com- Line be. missioners, beginning on a hickory tree, on the tween the south-west side of Catawba river, about ten chairs of Ches.er above the mouth of Ferrall's creek, and nearly

and York, south eighty-eight, west by an old line, called and known by the name of the line of the new acquisition, to an ash and black gum, on the bark of Broad river, on Robert Elliott's lands, run agreebly to a resolution of the legislature, passed the nineteenth day of December, in the year of our

Lord one thousand seven hundred and ninety-six,
be, and the same is hereby declared to be the di-
viding line between Chester and York counties.
In the Senate House, the sixteenth Day of December, in
the Yi ar of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and
ninety-evin, ad in the twenty-second Year of the In-
deperdince fihe United States of America.

DAVID RAVSAY, President of the Senate
ROBERT BARNWELL, Speaker of the

House of R-fresentaʻives.

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An ACT to authorize the commissioners of Co

lumbia to convey two squares of land to the Agricultural society of South Carolina.

E it enactel by the honorable the Senate and

House of Representatives, now met and sitting in general assembly, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the same, That the commissioners of Columbia be, and they are hereby authorized and directed, immediately after the passing of this act, to convey two squares of land, in the town of Columbii, to the Agricultural society of this state, for the use of the said society, agreeably to a resolution, passed on the nineteenth day of December, in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and ninety-six. In the Senate House, the sixteenth Day of December, in

the Year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and
ninety-sven, and in the twenty-second year of the In-
dependener of the United States of America.

DAVID RAMSAY, President of the Senate.
ROBERT BARNWELL, Speaker of the

House of Representatives.

An ACT to appoint two commissioners in addition

to those already appointed, to erect a magazine and laboratory in or near Georgetown.

ilCREAS it is expedient to appoint two

commissioners, in addition to those apported by an act of the legislature, passed the nineteenth day of December, in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and ninety-five, for

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