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AN ACT

To repeal in part an Act passed 15th of December, 1821, concerning Colonel Samuel Dale.

Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Alabama, in General Assembly convened, That so much of the act passed at the last session of the General Assembly as entitled Colonel Samuel Dale to rank as Brigadier General when in service, be, and the same is hereby, repealed.

Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That nothing in the aforesaid act shall be so construed as to entitle Colonel Samuel Dale to receive any allowance for forage or rations.

Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That the amount already received by him for rations and forage, shall be applied to his next annual pension.

[Approved, Jan. 1, 1823]

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AN ACT

To change the name of, and legitimate a certain person therein named.

Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Alabama, in General Assembly convened, That the name of Thomas Paine Dameron be changed from that Of Thomas Paine Dameron, to that of Thomas Paine Rountree.

Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, by the authority of aforesaid That Thomas Paine Rountree, the natural child of Chesney B. Rountree, be, and he is hereby, legitimated.

[Approved, Dec. 5, 1822]

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AN ACT

Respecting the Navigation of Limestone River in Limestone County.

Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Alabama, in General Assembly convened, That the county court of Limestone county shall not have power to compel hands to work in opening or improving the navigation of Limestone river, in Limestone county; any law, usage, or custom to the contrary notwithstanding.

[Approved, Jan. 1, 1823.]


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AN ACT

Divorcing certain persons therein named.

Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Alabama, in General Assembly convened, That in conformity with the decision and decree of the circuit court of Perry county, exercising chancery jurisdiction pronounced and entered at April term, eighteen hundred and twenty-two, the bonds of matrimony heretofore solemnized and subsisting between Polly Ryan and her husband James Ryan, be and the same are hereby, annulled and made void; and that the said Polly Ryan be henceforth divorced from the said James Ryan.

Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That in conformity with the decision and decree of the circuit court of Greene county, exercising chancery jurisdiction, pronounced and entered at March term, eighteen hundred and twenty-two the bonds of matrimony heretofore solemnized and subsisting between Isaac Edwards and his wife Rachel Edwards, be and the same are hereby, annulled and made void; and that the said Isaac Edwards, be henceforth divorced from the said Rachel Edwards.

[Approved, Jan.1, 1823.]

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AN ACT

Divorcing Robert Bransford from his wife, Jane Bransford.

Sec. 1 Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Alabama, in General Assembly convened, That in conformity with the decision and decree of the circuir court of Lawrence county, exercising chancery jurisdiction; pronounced and entered at September term, eighteen hundred and twenty-two, the bonds of matrimony heretofore solemnized and subsisting between Robert Bransford, and his wife Jane Bransford, be, and the same are hereby, annulled and made void; and that the said Robert Bransford, be henceforward divorced from the said Jane Bransford.

[Approved, Dec. 10, 1822.]

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AN ACT

Divorcing Nathan Briley from his wife, Elizabeth Briley.

Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Alabama in General Assembly convened, That in conformity with the decision and decree of the circuit court of Morgan county, exercising jurisdiction, pronounced and entered at April term, eighteen hundred and twenty-two, the bonds of matrimony heretofore solemnized and subsisting between Nathan Briley, and his wife Elizabeth Briley, be, and the same are hereby annulled and made void; and that the said Nathan Briley, be henceforward divorced from the said Elizabeth Briley.

[Approved, Dec. 12, 1822.]