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viduals, upon such terms as they may preseribe, and šuch individuals, so received, shall come within the provisions of this act.

Sec. 3. Be it further enacted, That the members of May establish said society shall have full power and authority to adopt by-laws.

such constitution and by-laws, rules and regulations, for the government of the society, as to them may seem most expedient; and such constitution, by-laws, rules, and regulations shall have the force and effect of a legal enactment upon the members of said society. Provided, That such constitution, by-laws, rules, and regulations do not conflict with the constitution and laws of Tennessee.

Sec. 4. Be it further enacted, That the Mayor and Mayor & Al. Aldermen of the town of Maryville, in Blount county, dermen may ex. tend corporate

may extend the corporate limits of said town by and
with the consent of the owners of property to be thus
included.

F. BUCHANAN,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.

J. M. ANDERSON,

Speaker of the Senate. Passed, February 2, 1848.

limits.

CHAPTER CXL.

An Aci to repeal an act incorporating the Bledsoe Female Academy, in the

county of Sumner.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Former act State of Tennessee, That the act, passed the 2d day of repealed.

January, 1846, incorporating Bledsoe Female Academy, in the county of Sumner, be and the same is hereby repealed.

SEC. 2. Be it enacted, That the trustees of Montpelier Trustees of Academy, in the county of Jackson, shall appropriate Montpelier Academy may di

one half of the funds of said Academy to the education vide funds. of females, either in separate apartments of said Acad

emy, or in different buildings, as said trustees may deem most advisable.

Sec. 3. Be it enacted, That the act of 9th January, State Medical 1830, incorporating a Medical Society in the State of Society

may Tennessee, be so amended as to authorize the State Med

ical Society, to grant sharters for county societies, upon

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petition of five regular practising physicians, residing
in the county petitioning for a society, made to the Pres-
ident of the State Society, at one of its regular annual
meetings. The State Society may, a majority of the
members present agreeing thereto, repeal or amend said
charters of incorporation, for county societies, at any an-
nual meeting; and in any manner they may determine,
grant them such privileges, and impose upon them such
liabilities and resirictions as they may deem necessary,
for the promotion of the medical sciences, not incom-
patible with the provisions of the charter incorporating
the Medical Society in the State of Tennessee.

F. BUCHANAN,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.

J. M. ANDERSON,

Speaker of the Senate. Passed, January 31, 1848.

CHAPTER CXLI.

An Act to attach the county of Macon to the Nashville Bank District, and

to give said county a Director in said Bank.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Tennessee, That the county of Macon is hereby Macon county

a director. attached to the Nashville Bank District, and that the said county of Macon shall have a director in said Bank, to be chosen in the same way and have the same rights and privileges as the other directors of said Bank.

SEC. 2. Be it enacted, That the county of Henderson Henderson Co. shall have a director in the Branch of the Bank of Ten-à director in

bank at Treurnessee at Trenton, said director to be appointed as other won. directors and have the same power as other directors in said Bank.

Sec. 3. The county of Lawrence shall have a direc- Lawrefice Co. tor in the Bank of Tennessee at Nashville, under the

director. same rules and restrictions as in other cases. SEC. 4. Be it enacted, That the President and direc- Agencies at A

thens, Columtors of the Bank of Tennessee be authorized to continue bia and Clarksthe agencies at Athens, Columbia and Clarksville, and ville continued. direct such management in the same as they may deem necessary for the interest of the institution, and the good of the public; and said agencies may continue until otherwise ordered by the Legislature; provided, the

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Branches are not restored at the present session of the
Legislature.

F. BUCHANAN,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.

J. M. ANDERSON,

Speaker of the Senate. Passed, February 4, 1848.

CHAPTER CXLII.

An Act to change the time of holding the regimental musters in the nineteenth

Brigade, and for other purposes.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Regimental State of Tennessee, That the Regimental Musters of the masters--when ninetenth Brigade shall be held in each and every year

· as follows: in the one hundred and seventeenth Regi

ment, in the county of Weakley, on the first Thursday in October; in the one hundred and eighteenth Regiment, in the same county on Friday, the next day; in the one hundred and thirty-sixth Regiment, in the county of Obion, on Saturday, the next day; in the one bundred and nineteenth, on Monday following; in the one hundred and twentieth, on Tuesday the next day; in the one hundred and thirty-seventh, on Wednesday, the next day; in the one hundred and forty-seventh, on Thursday, the next day; in the one hundred and fiftieth on Friday, the next day.

SEC. 2. Be it enacted, That from and after the passage of this act, the Regimental Musters of the 101, 102, 103, 104, 105, 106, 97 and 98th regiments shall be held as follows, viz: the 97th on the second Friday in October; the 98th on the following Saturday; 103d on the first Monday after the second Friday in October; the 104th on the following Tuesday; the 101st on the first Wednesday after the second Friday in October; the 102d on the following Thursday; the 105th on the third Friday in October, and the 1061h on the following Saturday.

Sec. 3. The company drill musters in said several Drill musters. Regiments shall be held on the Saturdays next preceding their Regimental Musters.

F. BUCHANAN,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.

J. M. ANDERSON,

Speaker of the Senate. Passed, January 31, 1848.

CHAPTER CXLIII.

An Act to repeal certain acts of the General Assembly of Tennessee.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Tennessee, That the act of 1838, chapter 294, and the act of 1840, chapter 135, and all other public and private acts of the General Assembly of the State of Tennessee, giving to persons or courts the power to erect or to authorize the erection of fish-traps, mill-dams or other dams, or bridges, in, across, or over Elk river, where the same has been declared navigable, be, and the same are hereby repealed; but this act shall take away no right vested in any person by the aforesaid acts of 1838, 1840, and other acts; nor shall it prevent the erection of any bridge over Elk river, not obstructing the navigation thereof by steam or otherwise.

F. BUCHANAN,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.

J. M. ANDERSON,

Speaker of the Senate. Passed, February 5, 1848.

CHAPTER CXLIV.

An Act prescribing the mode in which devises and other donations to County

or Common Schools shall be paid and accounted for.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Tennessee, That where any person has beretofore given, or may hereafter give, by will, deed, or otherwise, any property or effects, for the use of schools, the same shali, if for any particular county or counties, be paid over and accounted for, by the executor, administrator, or other person having the possession thereof, to the county trustee of the county to which the property or fund belongs, to be accounted for by bim as other county school money; and if for the State at large, the same shall be paid into the hands of the Treasurer of the State for the use of common schools generally,

F. BUCHANAN,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.

J. M. ANDERSON,

Speaker of the Senate. Passed, February 5, 1848.

CHAPTER CXLV.

An Act to alter and change the line between the counties of Greene and Cocke.

Davidson altered.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Stute of Tennessee, That the line between Greene and Cocke counties, be so altered, as to include in Cocke county, all the lands and buildings of George Easterly Jr., south and west of the Nolichucky River.

SEC. 2. Be it enacted, That the county line between County line of the counties of Rutherford and Davidson, be so altered Rutherford and as to commence at a point in the west fork of Hurricane

Creek, where the line now crosses said fork; thence down
the west fork or branch to Hurricane Creek; thence
down Hurricane Creek to Stones River; thence up
Stones River to the raft shoal; thence north to the Wil-
son county line; and that Moses R. Buchanan of Ruth-
erford county, be appointed to run and mark the line
from the River to the Wilson county line, and shall be
paid for the same by the petitioners seeking to be attach-
ed to Davidson county. The citizens residing west of
the above described line shall be attached to and become
citizens of Davidson county, from and after the first day
of May next.

F. BUCHANAN,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.

J. M. ANDERSON,

Speaker of the Senate. Passed, February 4, 1848.

CHAPTER CXLVI.

An Act to authorize Merchants and others, to transfer or change their License.

cense.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Transfer of State of Tennessee, That whenever any person or persons stock and li- for the purpose of engaging in any business which re

quires license by the laws of this Štate, shall have taken out such license, and before the expiration of the term thereof, shall sell out his, her, or their stock, in trade, or privilege to any other person or persons to be again sold, the person or persons purchasing, said stock in trade or privilege to be sold again, shall not be required to pay any other tax or license on said stock in trade or privilege; Provided, that the person or persons selling the same, go immediately before the clerk of the County Court,

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