ALABAMA LEGISLATIVE ACTS

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Annual Session, 18 November 1822 - 1 January 1823

House Journal

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Acts

Annual Session - House Journal


Annual Session - Senate Journal


Annual Session - Acts

  • Title_Page
  • Acts 1 - 10
    • To continue in force, and amend an Act, entitled An Act to repeal in part, and amend an Act entitled an Act to regulate the proceedings in the Courts of Law and Equity in this state, and for other purposes therein mentioned.
    • Providing for the election of Sheriff in certain cases, and for other purposes.
    • Concerning the Judges of the County Court.
    • The better to secure Debts upon Writs of Error.
    • Concerning Intestates' Estates.
    • To prevent frivolous and vexatious Law suits.
    • To prescribe the mode of certifying Executions from Justices of the Peace from one County to another.
    • To enforce the payment of Monies collected by Officers of Courts.
    • Giving Execution for costs in the Supreme Court.
    • To regulate proceedings in Chancery Suits.
  • Acts 11 - 20
    • To authorize Fathers to devise the Custody and Tuition of their Infant Children.
    • Concerning Inquiry of Damages.
    • To authorize a change of Venue in Chancery Causes in certain Cases.
    • To repeal in part the Statute of limitations in Criminal cases.
    • To authorize the Judges of the County Courts and Commissioners of Roads and Revenue within the State, to make an allowance therein named.
    • Concerning the printing, binding and the disposal of the Digest of the statute laws of the state of Alabama.
    • To compel Clerks of Circuit and County Courts to give bond and security within the time therein prescribed.
    • Concerning Writs of Error, Coram Vobis.
    • To provide for the Election of Justices of the Peace and Constables.
    • To authorize the Governor of this state to remit all or part of any forfeiture which has or may accrue to this state.
  • Acts 21 - 30
    • Authorizing the Judge of the County Court of Mobile County to appoint a public Weigher in the City of Mobile.
    • For the Relief of John P. Hickman and Richard Ellis.
    • To empower the County Court of Tuscaloosa, to appoint a Jury to view a Public Road, leading from the South end of Market Street, in the Town of Tuscaloosa.
    • To alter and amend an Act extending the jurisdiction of the County Court of Mobile County, passed the 17th day of December, 1821.
    • For the trial of the right of Property taken by virtue of an Execution or Attachment, and claimed by any person not a party to the Suit.
    • To provide for drawing Petit Jurors to serve in the Circuit Courts of the County of Dallas.
    • To authorize the Judge of the County Court and Commissioners of Roads and Revenue of Butler county, to levy a county tax, and for other purposes therein mentioned.
    • To repeal in part, and amend an act, entitled an act, supplementary to an act, to establish a State University.
    • For the Relief of the Huntsville Bank.
    • To legalize the Election of certain Officers in Decatur County.
  • Acts 31 - 40
    • To authorize the Judge of the County Court of Mobile to take possession of the Spanish Records.
    • To authorize the Judge of the County Court of Mobile County to purchase a Lot of Ground for the purpose of erecting thereon the Public Building of said County.
    • To revise, consolidate and amend the several acts relative to the Militia of this State.
    • To provide for the printing of the Laws and Journals, and other purposes.
    • Appointing an agent to receive the three per cent fund.
    • To prevent immoral and disorderly conduct at places of religious worship.
    • To repeal in part and amend An Act, entitled, An Act to regulate elections &c. passed at Huntsville, December 16th, 1819.
    • Relative to the securities of Clerks, Sheriffs, and other Officers.
    • For the preservation of the several Court Houses in this State.
    • To authorize administrators to sell land belonging to the estate of their in testate, to which a complete title has not been obtained.
  • Acts 41 - 51
    • To allow the Trustees of the State University, pay for their services.
    • To suppress the evil and pernicious practice of Fire-hunting.
    • To divide the State into Districts for electing Representatives to Congress.
    • To prevent free Negroes and mulattoes from retailing spiritous liquors, and for other purposes.
    • To set apart a separate fund, for the support of the Poor in each County.
    • For the relief of purchasers of lots at the first sale, in the town of Cahawba.
    • To carry into effect the laws of the United States prohibiting the slave trade.
    • To exempt certain persons therein mentioned from serving in the militia of this state.
    • To amend an Act entitled, an Act to appoint Commissioners to lay out certain roads therein specified, and for other purposes.
    • To mark out and establish a road leading from the city of Mobile, in the county of Mobile, to Edwin Lewis's turnpike road, in said county.
    • To make Appropriations for the year eighteen hundred and twenty-three.
  • Acts 52 - 61
    • Making Appropriations for the payment of certain claims against the state.
    • To make Appropriations for certain claims against the state.
    • To appoint Commissioners to lay out a Road therein specified.
    • Relative to Turnpike Roads.
    • To provide for leasing the Sixteenth Sections, and for the application of the funds arising therefrom to the purposes of Education.
    • To refund James Mixon a sum of money, improperly assesssed and collected.
    • To amend the act passed the 17th December, 1821, entitled an act to appoint Commissioners to lay out certain Roads therein specified and for other purposes.
    • Authorizing Elisha Thomas, Davis Gurley and their associates, to Turnpike a road therein designated.
    • To amend an act entitled, an act appointing Commissioners to lay out a road on or near the dividing line between the counties of Madison and Limestone, passed at Cahawba the 30th of November, 1820.
    • For the regulation of assessors and tax collectors, so far as relates to the payment of money.
  • Acts 62 - 71
    • To establish a certain Road therein named.
    • Declaring certain roads therein named, public roads until otherwise directed by law.
    • To extend the time of payment, and secure a certain sum of money, due to this State, from John M. Taylor.
    • For the relief of Edmund Freeman, late tax collector of Baldwin County.
    • To authorize the Treasurer of this State to receive a sum of money therein mentioned.
    • For the relief of the tax collectors of the counties of Mobile and Franklin.
    • To establish a Public Road from Ditto’s Landing to Marston Mead’s in Blount County.
    • To better designate the line between the Counties of Jackson and Decatur, and for other purposes.
    • To establish a public Road from the house of John Gandie, in Morgan County, to Baltimore or Morgan’s Springs in Blount County.
    • To authorize David Peobles to continue a Toll Bridge, erected over the Escambia Creek in the County of Conecuh.
  • Acts 72 - 81
    • To exempt the citizens of the town of Selma, from working on any road beyond the limits of the town of Selma.
    • To establish a Turnpike Road leading from Lawrence county, to intersect the Military road at Pikesville, in Marion county.
    • To appoint Commissioners to lay out two Roads, leading from the ford of Line Creek; the one to Coffeeville, the other to Tuscaloosa.
    • To appoint commissioners for the superintendence of the public buildings in the counties of Franklin and Lawrence.
    • To provide for paying the public buildings of Lawrence county.
    • Supplementary to an act, permanently to fix the seat of Justice for the counties of Tuskaloosa and Perry, passed November 27th, 1821, so far as relates to Perry County.
    • To alter and extend the boundaries of Wilcox county.
    • To define and make plain, the western boundary line of Blount county.
    • For the relief of the tax collector of Lawrence county, for the year 1821.
    • Permanently to fix the seat of justice for the county of Blount.
  • Acts 82 - 91
    • To raise a Revenue for the support of Government until otherwise provided by law.
    • To authorize a levy of a county tax in St. Clair, for the purpose of building a court house.
    • For the relief of certain Tax Collectors therein named.
    • Authorizing George Cox, administrator of Benjamin Cox, deceased, to sell and transfer certain real estate.
    • In relation to the estate of James White, deceased.
    • For the government of the Port and Harbor of Mobile.
    • To establish certain election precincts in the counties therein named.
    • To organize the Counties of Covington and Pike.
    • To alter the boundaries of Perry county.
    • Supplementary to An Act to establish the permanent Seat of Justice in the County of Shelby, and for other purposes.
  • Acts 92 - 102
    • To repeal in part an Act, entitled an Act supplementary to an Act entitled an Act to incorporate the City of Mobile— passed the 17th December, 1819.
    • To amend an Act incorporating the Town of Erie.
    • To repeal an Act incorporating the Town of Jackson in Clarke County.
    • To incorporate the Town of Ashville, in the County of St. Clair.
    • To incorporate the Town of Jonesborough, in the County of Jefferson.
    • Concerning the Council of the Town of Belle Fonte.
    • To incorporate the Jefferson Academy, in the Town of Elyton, and for other purposes.
    • To incorporate the trustees of Athens female academy, in Limestone county.
    • To incorporate the Huntsville Fire Engine Company.
    • To authorize Rosanna Lambkin and Elijah Hogan to convey to Isaac Jackson’s certain tract of Land therein named.
    • To authorize the Administrator and Administratrix of Davis H. Mayhew, deceased, to sell real estate.
  • Acts 102 - 112
    • To authorize the administrator of John Turrentine, and the administratrix and administrator of William Lambkin, deceased, to sell certain tracts of land therein designated.
    • For the benefit of Sarah Strother, administratrix of the estate George H. Strother, deceased and to authorize her to sell certain real estate therein named.
    • To authorize the Administrator and Administratrix of John Ellis, to sell and convey certain real estate.
    • To authorize William Breedlove to sell certain real estate, therein named and for other purposes.
    • To authorize the Administrators of John Lucas, and the Administrators of John Waugh, deceased to sell real estate.
    • Authorizing the legal Representatives of Robert H. Draughon, deceased, to dispose of certain real Estate therein named.
    • Authorizing John R. B. Eldridge to sell certain slaves therein designated.
    • Authorizing the administrators of the estate of William Nelson, deceased, to sell certain lands therein named.
    • Changing the name of Big-Spring in Franklin County.
    • To provide for the payment of the compensation allowed by law to the Commissioners appointed to lease the lands belonging to the University of Alabama.
    • Granting to John Fowler the right of running a Steam Ferryboat, and a Row-boat or Sail-boat, between the City of Mobile and the Town of Blakeley.
  • Acts 112 - 121
    • Concerning the Huntsville Masonic Lottery.
    • To amend an Act to authorize the Catholic Congregation of Christians in the City of Mobile, to sell certain real Estate therein named, and for other purposes.
    • To authorize Gilbert D. Taylor to emancipate certain slaves therein named.
    • To manumit certain slaves therein named.
    • To authorize Nicholas Pope to emancipate a certain slave therein named.
    • To manumit a negro woman slave Margaret and her children.
    • Authorizing Augustus Baudry to emancipate a certain slave therein named.
    • For the relief of Robert Coyle.
    • For the relief of David White.
    • For the relief of Henry Stokes and others.
  • Acts 121 - 126
    • To repeal in part an Act passed 15th of December, 1821, concerning Colonel Samuel Dale.
    • To change the name of, and legitimate a certain person therein named.
    • Respecting the Navigation of Limestone River in Limestone County.
    • Divorcing certain persons therein named.
    • Divorcing Robert Bransford from his wife, Jane Bransford.
    • Divorcing Nathan Briley from his wife, Elizabeth Briley.
  • Resolutions
    • Extending time to John Byler and his associates to open and finish a road therein named.
    • Authorizing commissioners to establish a road, leading from the city of Mobile to the line of the state of Mississippi, and for other purposes.
    • For the relief of John A. Elmore.
    • Requiring the Tax Collector of Madison county to pay into the Planters' Merchants' Bank of Huntsville, a certain sum, when directed by the Comptroller, to do so.
    • Requesting the Governor to procure a correct Map of this state.
    • For the relief of Matthew D. Thomason.
    • To provide for the safe-keeping of the State House and public furniture.
    • Defining more particularly the boundary lines of certain Counties therein mentioned, and for other purposes.
    • For the relief of Anderson Crenshaw.
    • Concerning purchasers of lots in Cahawba.
    • Instructing our Senators and requesting our Representative in Congress, to procure the passage of a law imposing a tonnage duty on all vessels coming into the Ports of Mobile and Blakely.
    • Concerning the manuscript Digest of the Statutes of this State.
    • To repeal a Resolution allowing to the Comptroller two hundred and fifty dollars in addition to his present salary, passed at the last session of the General Assembly.
    • Concerning the loan from the Tombeckbe Bank.
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