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tricts of Charleston, Beaufort, Colleton, and Georgetown, in which districts the licensed retailers last above mentioned, shall pay for their licenses twenty dollars, and be subject to the restrictions aforesaid.

And be it enacted by the authority aforesaid, Money for That the sole and exclusive power of receiving licenses to be laidout

the monies to be paid for licenses by tavern keein repair. pers, retailers of spirituous liquors, and keepers ing roads. of billiard tables, be also, and the same is hereby

vested in the commissioners of the high roads and bridges; any heretofore law, usage or custom to the contrary notwithstanding; wbich monies, when so received, shall be applied, by the said commissioners, to the repairs of the roads and bridges in their respective districts and parishes throughout the state.

And be it enacted by the authority aforesaid, What sum Thut each and every person applying for a license to be paid.

or licenses, to keep taverns or retu.il spirituous liquors, shail pay, on his receiving said license, the sum of eight dollars for said license, to the chairmun of the board, or person authorized thereby, together with two dollars, fees for the issuing said license and taking bond as aforesaid.

And be it enacted by the authority aforesaid, Penalty for That any person or persons who shall retail spiriretailing tuous liquors or keep tavern, without a license or license.

licenses from said board of commissioners, shall forfeit and pay the sum of one hundred dollars, to be recovered in any district court in this state.

And be it enacted by the authority aforesaid, What sum That each and every person applying for a license to be paid or licenses to keep a public billiard table or billifor licensing billiard ard tables, shall pay, on his receiving said license tables. or licenses, the sum of fifty dollars, to the chairman

of said board, or person authorized thereby, toge-
ther with two dollars, fies for the issuing said li-
cense; and any person or persons, who shall keep
a billiard table or billiard tables, without a license :

or licenses from the said board of commissioners; shall forfeit and pay the sum of three hundred dollars, to be recovered in any district court in this

The forfeiture in all cases to be thus disposed of; one half to the informer, and the other half to the board of commissioners in their respective districts or parishes, and to be applied by them to the repairs of the roads and bridges throughout the state, or to the maintenance of the poor in such districts which may not require the application of the same to the repairs of the roads and bridges in such district. Provided always, That nothing contained in this act, shall be construed to extend to lessen the powers at present granted by law, and now exercised by the corporation of Charleston, or the commissioners of the town of Columbia, or the commissioners of the streets of Georgetown, or of the corporation of Camden, or any other incorporated town: and that any regulations, conformably to their present posters, which the city council of Charleston may deem requisite to enforce or prescribe, in relation to the granting of licenses to tavern keepers, re tailors of spirituous liquors, and keepers of billiard tables within the city of Charleston, shall be deemed lawful and valid; any thing in this act to the contrary, notwithstanding: and also that all similar regulations by law permitted to be made by the commissioners of the town of Columbia, or the commissioners of the streets of Georgetown, or of the corporation of Camden, or any other incorporated town, shall be deemed lawful and valid ; any thing in this act to the contrary thereof in any wise notwithstanding. Provided also, That nothing contained in this law shall prevent any person from selling or retailing spirituous liquors, not less than one quart, distilled on his own plantation, of the growth and produce of this state, and to be carried away from the same.

And be it enacted by the authority aforesaid, That the commissioners of the streets and mark

Money for ets of the town of Columbia, shall have the power licensing of granting licenses to all keepers of billiard tables bles in Co within the limits of the said town, and that the molumbia, ney arising therefrom shall be appropriated to sinkapplied. ing wells, and laid out in the purchase of a fire en

gine for the use of the inhabitants of the said town. In the Senate House, the nineteenth Day of December, in

the Year of our Lord one thousand right hundred
and one, and in the twenty-sixth year of the Indepen-
dence of the United States of America.

JOHN WARD, President of the Senate.
THEODORE GAILLARD, Speaker of the

House of Representatives.

W

An ACT to establish a Town in the fork of Tu

galoo and Keowee Rivers. HEREAS Samuci Earle hath petitioned

the legislature to lay out and establish à town in the fork of Tugaloo and Keowee rivers:

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 a town shall be, and the same is hereby established on the lands of Samuel Earle, lying in the fork of Tugaloo and Keowce rivers, in the district of Pendleton; which town shall be known and distinguished by the name of Andersonville.

And be it enacted by the authority aforesaid, That general Robert Anderson, colonel John Bayles Earle, and Samuel Earle, be, and they are hereby appointed commissioners to lay off the said town, and form such rules and

form such rules and regulations respecting the same, as to them, or a majority of them, may be deemed requisite and convenient. In the Senate House, the nineteenth Day of December, in

the Year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred
and one, and in the twenty-sixth Year of the Indepen.
dence of the United States of America.

JOHN WARD, President of the Senate.
THEODORE GAILLARD, Speaker of

the House of Representatives.

B

An ACT to increase the rates of storage of To

bacco at Hammond's, Campbell's and Pickens's ware-houses.

E it 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 from and after the first day of January next, the rates of stortge of tobacco at Hammond's, Campbell's and Pickens's ware-houses, be, and th:y are hereby increased; and that the proprietors of the said ware-houses be entitled and authorized to receive the sum of one shilling and four pence for the first four months, for the storage of each and every hogshead of tobacco that shail be stored in either of the said wart-houses; and also the sum of seven pence for every month each and every hogshead of tobacco shall remain therein longer than the time aforesaid; any law to the contrary thereof in any wise notwithstanding. In the Senate House, the nineteenth, Day of December, in

the Year of our Lord one thousand right hundred
and one, and in the truentu-sixth Year of the Indepen-
dence of the United States of America.

JOHN WARD, President of the Senate.
THEODORE GAILLARD, Speaker of

the House of Representatives.

An ACT to authorize the treasurer to deliver to

Peter Trezevant a bond and mortgage therein mentioned.

E it 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 treasurer is hereby directed and required to deliver to Peter Trezevant, who hath intermarried with the daughter and only legal representative of Robert Farquhar, deceased, a certain bond and mortgage, executed by the said Robert Farquhar to the commissioners of confiscated estates, for the purchase of a house and lot, sold by the said commissioners, as the property of William Rus

sell

, and purchased by the said Robert Farquřar's who was a just creditor of said William Russell to a larger amount than the sum due on said bond and mortgage. In the

Senate House, the nineteenth Day of December, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and one, and in the twenty-sixth Year of the Independence of the United States of America.

JOHN WARD, President of the Senate.
THEODORE GAILLARD, Speaker of

the House of Representatives.

W

An ACT to provide for the drawing and legaliz

ing a jury to serve at the next spring circuit for Sumter district, and legalizing the jury lately drawn in Orangeburgh district.

HEREAS by the destruction of the pub

lic records and minutes of the court of Sumter district, by fire, which consumed the clerk's office, and all the papers therein contained, the names of the Jarors drawn regularly at the November court, were thereby burned and lost: In order therefore to remedy and avoid the inconveniencies and evils that may arise from the delay of justice, for the want of a jury to serve in the courts of sessions and cominon pleas for Sumter district at the next spring circuit:

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 it shall be lawful for the clerk of the said district court of Sumter district, to require, by a summons under his hand and seal, the at tendance of four justices, whercof two shall be of the quorum, to be and appear at the court-house of said district, on the fifteenth day of January next; and that the clerk and sheriff of the said district, shall, then and there proceed to draw, in the presence of the said justices aforesaid, a lawful number of jurors, from the jury box of said district, according to the directions or references

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