An Act appointing commissioners to lay out a road on or near the dividing line between the counties of Madison and Limestone.

Section 1. BE it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Alabama in General Assembly convened, That Thomas Love, James Bailey, Jesse Posey, Edward Massey, and James B. Lockhart, be and they are hereby appointed commissioners to lay out and mark the best way for a road to be opened, to begin at Crabb's ferry on the Tennessee river in Madison county, from thence in a direct line as near as the nature of the ground will admit to the dividing line between the counties of Madison and Limestone; from thence north along the dividing line between the counties aforesaid to the north east corner of a quarter section of land lately owned and occupied by


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William Whitaker, Esquire, on said dividing line; from thence the nearest and best way to Colonel Burris' store, (paying due attention to private property) near said dividing line between the counties aforesaid.

Sec. 2. Be it further enacted, That the justices of the Inferior courts of the counties of Madison and Limestone shall appoint from each of the counties aforesaid, two overseers of the said road, and designate the points between which their respective overseers shall work; the justices of the Inferior courts aforesaid, shall also appoint from each of the counties aforesaid, two persons to apportion the hands to work under their respective overseers.

Sec. 3. Be it further enacted, That so soon as the overseers shall have completed said road, the commissioners shall report the same to the succeeding inferior courts of their respective counties.

[Approved, Nov. 30th, 1820.]

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An Act providing for the payment of William Pye.

Section 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Alabama ,in General Assembly convened, That William Pye, be and he is hereby allowed the sum of twenty dollars for the use of his house, and other accommodations furnished the Supreme Court, at their session in May last.

Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the Comptroller of Accounts be, and he is hereby required to audit, and the Treasurer is hereby required to pay the aforesaid amount of twenty dollars.

[Approved, Dec. 7th, 1820.]

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An Act for the relief of John Boyce.

Section 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Alabama in General Assembly convened, That the Comptroller of Public Accounts be, and he is hereby authorised and required to issue his warrant on the Treasurer, in favor of John Boyce, for fifty nine dollars and fifty four cents, being the amount of ten per cent interest paid by said John Boyce, on the second instalment of the purchase money of three lots in the town of Cahawba.

[Approved, November, 30, 1820.]

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An Act authorizing a review of Flint River, in Cotaco County.

Section 1. BE it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Alabama in General Assembly convened, That David Parker, Jonathan Burlison and John Birdwell, or any two of them be and they are hereby authorized, carefully to review Flint River in Cotaco county, from its junction with the Tennessee river to the main fork therein, and report the practicability of its navigation, and the distance by them reviewed, to the next General Assembly.

Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That if in the opinion of the commissioners, it is practicable to navigate the eastern or western branches of Flint river above the forks, it shall be their duty to report the name to the next General Assembly, and the expences that they may think necessary to open the same.

[Approved, December 6, 1820.]

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An Act declaring the Oaktuppa creek a navigable stream &c.

Section 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Alabama in General Assembly convened, That the creek called Oaktuppa, situated in Washington county, and emptying into the Tombeckbee river, be, and the same is hereby declared a navigable stream, from the mouth thereof, up to Philips' mill.

[Approved, December 6, 1820.]