ALABAMA LEGISLATIVE ACTS

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Annual Session, Oct - Dec 1820

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Annual Session - House Journal


Annual Session - Senate Journal


Annual Session - Acts

  • Title Page
  • 1 - 5
    • An Act to alter and enlarge the terms of certain Circuit Courts in this State.
    • An Act to establish a State University.An Act to regulate the proceedings in suits at Common Law.
    • An Act concerning Writs of Error.
    • An Act to raise a revenue for the support of government, for the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty one.
  • 6 - 15
    • An act to incorporate the Cahawba Navigation Company.
    • An Act to amend an act, passed at St. Stephens, the 13th of February, 1818, to establish the Tombeckbee Bank.
    • An Act supplementary to the laws now in force, concerning Wills, Intestates, and Guardians.
    • An act, to amend an act to provide for leasing for a limited time the lands reserved by the Congress of the United States, for the support of Schools within each township of this State, for a Seminary of Learning, and for other purposes,
    • An Act, to amend an act to regulate elections, establish certain precincts in the counties therein named, and for other purposes, passed on the 16th of December, 1819.
    • An Act to authorise the Governor to dispose of the Public Arms of this State.
    • An Act to authorise the Judges of the Circuit Courts and Justices of the County Courts to take the acknowledgments of deeds and relinquishments of dower.
    • An Act to legalize Registering certain deeds of conveyances of land in this State.
    • An Act to amend an act, passed at Huntsville, on the sixteenth day of December, 1819, entitled "An act, to alter and amend the laws regulating the admission and practice of Counsellors and Attornies at Law."
    • An Act authorising and requiring the Keepers of the several jails in this State, to receive and keep persons committed under the authority of the United States.
  • 16 - 20
    • An Act to provide for the Public Printing and for other purposes.
    • An Act to amend an act, entitled an act for the government of the town of Cahawba, passed at Huntsville, December 3, 1819.
    • An Act to provide for the appointment of Electors of President and Vice President of the United States.
    • An Act authorizing the Governor, or person exercising that office, to remit any part of any fine forfeiture or sentence of imprisonment.
    • An Act to amend an act, entitled "An act, to establish a Bank in the town of Mobile," passed at St. Stephens, the 20th November, 1818.
  • 21 - 25
    • An Act to incorporate the subscribers to the Bank of the State of Alabama.
    • An Act to reduce into one, the several acts concerning Strays.
    • An Act to fix the seats of Justice permanently in the counties of St. Clair and Perry, and for other purposes.
    • An Act concerning executions and sales by Sheriffs, and for other purposes.
    • An Act for the relief of certain Leeses of the School Lands in Madison County.
  • 26 - 30
    • An Act appointing commissioners to lay out a road on or near the dividing line between the counties of Madison and Limestone.
    • An Act providing for the payment of William Pye.
    • An Act for the relief of John Boyce.
    • An Act authorizing a review of Flint River, in Cotaco County.
    • An Act declaring the Oaktuppa creek a navigable stream
  • 31 - 34
    • An Act authorizing a Lottery for the benefit of the navigation of the Buttahache river.
    • An Act to incorporate the town of Selma in the county of Dallas.
    • An Act to authorize Jeremiah Austill to dispose of the lands of the late David Files.
    • An Act to organize the Militia of this state.
  • 35
    • An Act to reduce into one the several acts concerning Roads, Bridges, Ferries and Highways.
  • 36
    • An Act to provide for assessing and collecting of taxes and for taking the Census of this State.
  • 37 - 40
    • An Act for the collection of monies due the State, and for other purposes.
    • An Act to amend an act passed December 23d 1815, fixing a standard for measures.
    • An Act to provide for a renewal of the loan effected in the Planters and Merchants Bank of Huntsville, for and in behalf of this State.
    • An Act giving jurisdiction over water courses.
  • 41 - 50
    • An Act to incorporate the town of Erie in the county of Greene.
    • An Act to authorize Lemuel Mead to emancipate a Negro man Slave named Richmond.
    • An Act to authorize John N. S. Jones and Alexander P. Jones to emancipate certain slaves therein named.
    • An Act prescribing the mode of making out and authenticating accounts against this state.
    • An Act to change the name of the County of Cahawba, to that of Bibb.
    • An Act for the relief of Securities.
    • An Act amendatory of an act, entitled an act, to provide for the sale of lots in the town of Cahawba, and for other purposes. And of an act, entitled an act providing for the temporary and permanent seat of government.
    • An Act to prevent obstructing or diverting from the natural channel, any water course which would otherwise flow through the land of any person.
    • An act for the government of the port and harbour of Blakeley.
    • An Act to incorporate the town of Claiborne.
  • 51 - 55
    • An Act to incorporate the Town of Washington in the County of Autauga.
    • An Act to incorporate the Steam-Boat Company of Alabama.
    • An act to incorporate the Flint River Navigation Company.
    • An act to incorporate the Trustees of the Solemn Grove Academy, in Monroe county.
    • An Act to incorporate the Town of Elyton in the county of Jefferson.
  • 56 - 60
    • An act to incorporate an Aqueduct Company in the City of Mobile.An act to alter the boundaries of certain counties therein mentioned.An Act to authorise persons who have settled on the sixteenth section in each township to remove mill-works machinery, and for other purposes.An Act to authorize the administrator of Thomas Ragland, deceased, to sell and transfer certain certificates of land therein named.An Act to authorize the Executrix of William Baldwin, to sell and convey certain real estate.
  • 61 - 70
    • An Act giving jurisdiction to the Courts of certain Counties.
    • An Act to indemnify Jack F. Ross, Treasurer of this State.
    • An Act to change the names of, and legitimate certain persons therein named.
    • An Act declaring that part of Limestone, leading from Mooresville to the Tennessee River, a public highway, and for other purposes.
    • An Act amendatory to an act, passed by the Legislature of Alabama,at Huntsville, the 16th Dec. 1819, entitled an act to establish a public road therein named.
    • An act to establish the seat of Justice in Blount county, and for other purposes.
    • An act to lay taxes on the inhabitants of Washington county.
    • An Act concerning Divorce.
    • An Act to authorize the County Court of Conecuh County to levy a tax for building a Court-House and jail in said county, and for other purposes therein mentioned.
    • An act to authorise Killis Walton to emancipate a negro man named Tom.
  • 71 - 75
    • An act to establish a public road from the southern boundary line of township eight, in range four or five, west of the basis meridian of Huntsville, to the Falls of Tuskaloosa.
    • An act authorsing Lotteries for the benefit of the Alabama Lodge No. 51. of Ancient Free Masons, Halo Lodge of Cahawba, and Rising Virtue Lodge No. 30, of Tuskaloosa.
    • An Act to vest certain lots in the Intendant and Council of the town of Cahawba, and for other purposes.
    • An Act, to amend an act, entitled an act, providing for the determination of Suits and Controversies by arbitration, passed at Huntsville, Dec. 13, 1819.
    • An Act to amend an act, entitled "An act for the inspection of Lumber, and certain other articles therein named," passed at Huntsville, on the 17th day of December, 1819.
  • 76 - 80
    • An Act to authorize the Governor to pay to the Town Council of Cahawba two thousand dollars on accounts of the Bridge which they are now building in the town of Cahawba.
    • An act to establish and fix on a site for the seat of Justice in Wilcox county.
    • An Act authorizing a Lottery for the building of a Bridge over Clear Creek within the limits of the town of Cahawba.
    • An Act to authorize the Governor to sell lots on the public lands east of Alabama river and opposite the town of Cahawba.
    • An Act to cede to the United States, the jurisdiction of this State, to certain lands for the purpose therein mentioned.
  • 81 - 85
    • An Act supplementary to an act, establishing the permanent seat of Justice in Cahawba County, passed at Huntsville 17th December 1819.
    • An Act to authorize S. B. Shields to sell certain lands therein named.
    • An Act to provide for fixing the site for the permanent seat of justice for the county of Marengo, and for other purposes therein mentioned.
    • An act to provide for enclosing the Public Buildings in the Town of Cahawba, and for other purposes.
    • An act to alter and extend the bounds of Jefferson county and for other purposes.
  • 86 - 90
    • An act defining the boundaries of Marion county, and for other purposes.
    • An act to establish certain election precincts therein named and for other purposes.
    • An act granting to John Fowler the right of running a Steam Ferry Boat, between the city of Mobile and the town of Blakeley.
    • An Act to incorporate the town of Ococoposo in the County of Franklin.
    • An Act to fix the time for convening the General Assembly of the State of Alabama.
  • 91 - 95
    • A resolution authorizing the Treasurer to receive Comptrollers warrants for money due for the sale of lots in Cahawba.
    • An act to repeal an act of the last General Assembly of the State of Alabama, entitled an act, for the encouragement of killing and destroying wolves and panthers.
    • An act to alter an act, entitled an act to establish certain counties therein named, and for other purposes therein mentioned.
    • An act for the relief of Elijah Lawley.
    • An act to make appropriations for the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty-one, and for other purposes therein mentioned.
  • 96 - 100
    • An act to incorporate the Indian Creek Navigation Company.
    • An act to provide for the Government of the town of Blakeley.
    • Resolution appointing Commissioners to review and mark out a road from the military crossing of the Buttahatche to the falls of Tuskaloosa.
    • Resolution authorising the payment of Chapley R. Wellborn.
    • An act to incorporate the lower part of the Town of Tuskaloosa, on the south fraction of Section 21, of Township 21 in Range 10 west of the meridian of Huntsville.
  • 101 - 106
    • An act making it the duty of the Comptroller to issue printed warrants.
    • An act to authorize the payment of sixty dollars to Samuel Dale.
    • An act to establish the seat of Justice in the County of Montgomery.
    • An act appointing additional precincts for holding elections in the County of Bibb.
    • An Act to authorize Daniel Reid to emancipate certain slaves therein named.
    • An act to alter and extend the boundaries of the county of Baldwin, and for other purposes.
  • 107 - 111
    • An act for the relief of the tax collector of Lauderdale county and for other purposes.
    • A resolution for printing the Journals and Laws of the present General Assembly.
    • An Act to fix the seat of Justice permanently in Lauderdale County.
    • An act supplementary to the act entitled an act to incorporate the city of Mobile, passed the 17th of December 1819.
    • An act to authorise the persons therein named to sell and transfer certain certificates of land.
  • 112 - 116
    • An act to amend an act passed at Huntsville on on the 13th day of Nov. in the year 1819, incorporating the town of Triana.
    • Resolution making an appropriation to certain persons therein named.
    • Resolution to make an allowance to the Clerk of the House of Representatives and Senate for ex-officio services.
    • Resolution authorizing the Governor to pay; to David and Nicholas Crocheron a sum of money therein mentioned.
    • Resolution providing for the preservation of the State Records.
  • 117 - 122
    • Resolutions authorizing the State Treasurer to pay the expences of the General Assembly in manner therein mentioned and for other purposes.
    • Resolution for the relief of the Collector of taxes of Monroe County.
    • An act to alter, and extend the limits of Autauga County and for other purposes.
    • An act to point out the duties of owners and keepers of water mills, who grind grain for toll.
    • An act concerning the appointment of County Officers.
    • Resolution to authorize the Comptroller to receive all monies and notes arising from the rents of Seminary lands.
  • 123 - 125
    • Resolution assigning certain rooms of the Statehouse to the use of the Comptroller of Public Accounts, and the State Treasurer.
    • Resolution to authorise the payment to Daniel Rather as Jailor of Madison county.
    • An Act to amend an act to provide for leasing for a limited time the lands reserved by the Congress of the United States for the support of schools within each township of this State for a seminary of learning and for other purposes.
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