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son, William Richbourgh, Benjamin Hodge, WilRoad from liam Malone, Shadrack Adkins, Redden M'Coy,

Arthur Bradley, Samuel Bradley and David Wihouse to therspoon, be, and they are hereby appointed comthe Santee missioners to lay out a road through Salem, Clare

mont and Clarendon counties, in the following manner, viz. from Silem court-house, the directest way to Elizabeth Bradley's causeway, from thence to cross Scape Whore at Arthur Bradley's plantation, and to continue from thence the nearest and most direct course to the Santee Canal : And that after the said road is laid out, the said commissioners are hereby vested with powers si. milar to those of commissioners of the roads, for the purpose of calling out all the male inhabitants, from sixteen to fifty years of age, residing within three miles of the road laid out as aforesaid, to make and complete the same : Provided nevertheless, That immediately after the said road is made and completed, the powers of the said commissioners shall cease and end; and the said road be considered and come under the jurisdiction of the commissioners of the roads of the counties of Salem, Claremont and Clarendon respectively.

And be it further enacted by the authority aforeGreenock said, That from and immediately after the passing ferry vest- of this act, that the ferry called Greenock-ferry, ed in Wil. liam Dun: situate on the south side of Black river, shall be lap. continued and established as a public ferry, for the

term of seven years, and be vested in William Dunlap, (the present owner and proprietor thereof,) and his heirs and assigns: And they are hereby permitted to receive the following, and no other rates, viz. for a man and horse, twelve cents; for a foot passenger, six cents; for a waggon and team, fifty cents; for a rolling hogshead and horse, twelve cents; for a two wheel carriage and horse, thirtyseven cents; for every head of cattle and horses, three cents; and for every head of sheep, hogs and goats, two cents.

And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That a public ferry shall be established on Sa- Rochesvannah river, at the place formerly called Roches. ter ferry ter, and that the same be vested in Archibald Dah river: Smith, his heirs and assigns, for and during the vested in term of fourteen years : And that the following Smith rates of ferriage shall be paid and received at the same place, viz. for every four wheelcd carriage, and the horses in harness or gcars, with the riders or drivers, one hundred and fifty cents; for every two whecled carriage, with one horse and rider, one dollar; for man and horse, fifty cents; for every head of horses and black cattle, twenty-five cents; for every head of hogs, sheep and goats, six cents; for every foot passenger, twenty-five cents.

And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That a public ferry be established over Sa- Martin's vannah river, three miles above the town of Pe- ferry vesttersburgh, at the place usually known by the name bert Marof Martin's ferry, and that the same shall be vest- tin, sen. ed in. Robert Martin, senior, for the term of seven years; and that the rates of ferriage shall be as follows, viz. for every foot passenger, six cents; for every man and horse, twelve cents; for every head of horses, six cents; for every four whecled carriage, with horses in harness, and drivers, seventyfive cents; for every two wheel carriage, with one horse and driver, twenty-five cents; for every head of black cattle, hogs, sheep and goats, two cents.

And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That Daniel Halliday and John O'Cain, be, Dividing and they are hereby appointed commissioners to line berun and ascertain the dividing line between the Kershaw counties of Kershaw and Richland, and to have the and Rich

land to be same marked out agrccably to an act passed on the nineteenth day of February, in the year of our Lord ed. one thousand seven hundred and ninety-one.

Andbeit further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That a public ferry shall be established over Too- Ferry over galoo river, and the same shall be vested in John Toogaloo

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tiver, vest. Kees and his heirs and assigns, for the term of se: ed in John ven years, at the place where his ferry has been Kees.

· heretofore kept, and that the rates of ferriage shall be as follows, to wit: for every foot passenger, two cents; for every man and horse, six cents; for every head of other horses, two cents; for every two wheeled carriage, and the horse or horses in gears or harness, with the rider or driver, twentyfive cents; for every four wheeled carriage, and the horses in gears or harness, and the rider or driver, fifty cents; for every head of horned cattle, sheep, gouts or hogs, one cent.

And be it further enacted by the authority aforeFerry on said, That the ferry on Lynch's creek, known by Lynch's the name of Kenneth M'Callum's ferry, be, and creek, vested in the same is hereby vested in the said Kenneth M' Kenneth Callum, his heirs and assigns, for the term of seM'Callum.

ven years, from the expiration of his present term, and that no person or persons shall be permitted to build a bridge or establish a ferry within three miles of the said ferry, either above or below the sune; and that the following rates of ferriage shall be established for the same, viz. for every foot passenger, six cents; for every man and horse, seven cents; for every head of other horses, four cents; for every two wheeled carriage, and the horse or horses, in gears or harness, and the rider or driver, twenty-five cents ; for every head of horned cattle, sheep, goats or hogs, one cent; for every four wheeled carriage, and horses in gears, and riders or drivers, fifty cents; every rolling hogshead, horses and drivers, six cents.

And be it further enacted by the authority aforeRoad from said, That a public road be opened and laid out, to Sparrow lead from major Windham's, on Sparrow swamp, swamp to Scape" by Bell's bridgeon Lynch's creek, and from thence Whore. to Carter's crossing place on Scape Whore, and

that Peter Dubose, Samuel Higgins, Benjamin Dubose, Moses Gordon, Joseph Way, Jonathan Newman and Adison Scarborough, be, and they

åre hereby appointed commissioners to lay out and open the aforesaid road.

And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That the rates of ferriage of Delilah Strother Rates of and William Lile's ferries over Broad river, be, and ferriage of the same are hereby augmented to the following and Lile's rates, viz. for every foot passenger, six cents; for ferries every man an:1 lorse, twelve cents; for every head of a mentother horses, six cents; for every two wheeled carricge, and horse or horses in gears or harness, with the rider or driver, fisty cents; for every four wheeled carriage, with the horses in gears or harness, and the rider or driver, seventy-five cents; for every head of horned cattle, sheep, goats or hogs, two cents.

And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That such part of the road' leading up to Road from Lynch's creek, from Witherspoon's ferry, to M' WitherCalium's ferry, whereon Andrew Dubose, the el. spoor's der, is a commissioner, be altered and laid out, in Callum's the nearest and best direction, and that Michael ferries al.

Mixon be added as a commissioner to lay out and make the said road.

And be it further enacted by the authority afore'said; That a public road shall be opened and laid Road from out, as a continuation of the road from Gent's Gent's

branch to branch, to cross Edisto river at Odoms' old ferry, H. Jones's and to intersect the road leading from Johnston's bridge, on said river, to Henry Jones's, on the North fork of Edisto: And that a bridge be established and built, where Odom's old bridge formerly stood, free of all toll; and that John Holman, William Tyler and George Minor, be, and are hereby appointed commissioners to open and lay out the said road, and build and erect said bridge.

And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That the public ferry, known by the name of Nelson's Nelson's ferry, be, and the same is hereby vested ferry vest

ed in Thein Theodore Gourdine, and his heirs and assigns, odore for the term of fourteen years, and that no person Gourdine.

or persons shall be at liberty to build a bridge or establish a ferry within seven miles above or below the said ferry.

sind be it enacted by the authority aforesaid, That No ferry or no ferry or bridge shall be established within the bridge to distance of four miles from the toll bridge heretobe within 4 miles of fore established by law, and vested in Robert CanCannon's non, his heirs and asssigns. bridge.

sind be it further enacted by the authority afore

said, That no person or persons shall obstruct Cawcaw Cawcaw swamp creek, in Orangeburgh district, creek not so as to prevent rafts or boats from passing through to be ob it, but that every person or persons now owning, structed.

or hereafter holding, owning or possessing any mill, mill-dam, or other dam or obstruction therein, shall always, after the passing of this act, have and keep a good and sufficient food gate, lock, or other passage, at least thirteen feet wide, which he shall always open, as often as one may wish to carry through it any rast, boat, lumber or other thing; and if any such person or persons shall not have and keep constantly such a flood gate, lock, or other passage, or when required as aforesaid, shall not open the same, such dam, lock, flood gate, or other passage, may be cut open by the direction of a magistrate and freeholders, in the same manner, and by the same mode of proceeding, as rice dams, by law may be cut; and the owner or possessor thereof shall also be liable to be indicted, or to be sued by special action on the case.

IVhereas it appears that Elias Dubose hath, at his own expense, erected and built a bridge over Lynch's creek, where the public road from Darlington county court-house to Salem court-house crosses. And whereas it appears that during the time of high freshes in said creek, that the said Elias Dubose is at considerable expense and trouble, in ferrying travellers across a certain lake near the said bridge:

Be it therefore enacted by the authority afore

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