ALABAMA LEGISLATIVE ACTS

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Annual Session, 5 Nov - 19 Dec 1821

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Annual Session - House Journal


Annual Session - Senate Journal


Annual Session - Acts

  • Title_Page
  • Acts
    • Supplementary to an act to establish a State University.
    • To form a sixth Judicial Circuit, and or other purposes therein mentioned.
    • For the Relief of Purchaser at the first sale of Lots in the Town of Cahawba.
    • To repeal in part, and amend an act, entitled an act, to constitute a court of Oyer and Terminer for the trial of Slaves, and for other purposes.
    • Prescribing the mode by which a Jury shall be drawn for the first Circuit court for Pickens county.
    • Permanently to fix the seat of Justice for the counties of Tuskaloosa and Perry.
  • Acts
    • Supplementary to an Act entitled "An act to suppress Duelling," passed on the 17th December, 1819.
    • To amend an Act giving jurisdiction to certain counties therein named, over that part of the Cherokee lands lying within the limits of the State of Alabama.
    • To provide for transcribing and transferring certain Records from Mobile to Baldwin county.
    • In relation to the Spanish records in the County of Mobile.
    • To provide for digesting the laws of the State of Alabama.
    • Respecting rents.
    • To prevent Sheriffs and other officers, levying executions in certain cases.
    • Supplementary to an Act entitled an Act for the relief of securities.
    • Concerning Writs and Executions.
    • To abolish the ficticious proceedings in ejectment, and for other purposes therein mentioned.
    • In relation to the Banking Institutions in this State.
    • For the punishment of malicious mischief.
    • Concerning Jurors, and for other purposes.
    • Prescribing the manner of changing the Venue in Criminal cases, and for other purposes.
    • To amend the law regulating proceedings upon the claims of property under execution.
    • To amend and repeal a part of the second section of an act to authorise the Governor to dispose of the public arms of this State, passed on the seventh day of December, 1820.
  • Acts
    • To repeal in part and amend the forty-third section of an act to organize the militia of this State, passed 20th December, 1820.
    • To establish a road therein named.
    • To appoint Commissioners to lay out certain roads therein specified, and for other purposes.
    • To repeal in part 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," passed the fourteenth day of June last.
    • To alter and amend the Militia Laws of this State.
    • To alter and amend the several Acts now in force, organizing the Militia of this State.
    • To authorise William G. Parish, David Johnston, Otis Dyer, Benjamin Clements, and their associates, to erect a Toll-Bridge across the Black Warrior river, at the Falls of the town of Tuskaloosa.
    • Authorising the Intendant and Council of the lower part of Tuskaloosa to erect a Toll Bridge across the Black Warrior river.
    • To appoint Commissioners to lay out a certain road therein named.
    • To authorise John Rose to cut out and open a Road from the Town of Cahawba, to Pine Barren Creek, and receive toll for keeping it in repair.
  • Acts
    • To provide for assessing and collecting the taxes of this State.
    • To repeal in part and amend an Act entitled an Act to reduce into one the several Acts concerning roads, bridges, and highways.
    • To authorize a Lottery for the purpose of building a Bridge over Prairie Creek, in the county of Greene.
    • More effectually to enforce the acts of the General Assembly of the twenty-first December 1820, and of June 14th, in relation to roads within this State.
    • To alter the time of holding the county courts in the county of Franklin. Section 1.
    • Supplementary to the several Acts in relation to Highways, Bridges, and Ferries.
    • Declaring the Conecuh and Sepulgah Rivers Public Highways, and for other purposes.
    • To establish a Public Road therein mentioned, and for other purposes.
    • To authorize Peter Ross to establish a Toll Bridge across the Big-Mulberry Creek, between the counties of Dallas and Autauga.
  • Acts
    • To raise a revenue for the Support of Government for the year 1822.
    • Authorising a Lottery for the making of a Turnpike road, leading from the city of Mobile to Chickasaw Bogue creek in the county of Mobile, and for other purposes.
    • To fix the time for convening the General Assembly of the State of Alabama.
    • To alter the Boundaries of Bibb and Perry counties.
    • To regulate the mode of issuing grants and patents in this State.
    • To apportion the Representatives among the several counties of this State and to divide the State into Senatorial Districts according to the late census at a ratio of seventeen hundred and thirty for the representative.
    • To establish a Ferry and appoint Commissioners to lay out a Road therein named.
    • Authorising Edwin Lewis to open and construct a Road in Mobile county, and for other purposes.
    • Expressing the Gratitude of the State of Alabama, for the services rendered by Samuel Dale to this State.
  • Acts
    • To authorize William Crawford and company of Franklin County, to build a Mill and other water works on the Tennessee River and for other purpose.
    • Appointing Commissioners to lay out a certain Road therein designated.
    • To allow compensation to William Dunn for examining the Black Warrior River, above the town of Tuskaloosa.
    • To establish additional Election precincts in certain counties therein named, and for other purposes.
    • To repeal so much of the third section of an Act, entitled an Act to reduce the expenses of the General Assembly and for other purposes, passed at Cahawba the 15th day of June, 1821, as is herein specified.
    • To fix the temporary seat of Justice in the County of Bibb.
    • To establish the permanent seat of Justice in the County of Shelby.
    • To establish certain election precincts therein named, and for other purposes.
    • Authorizing the Governor to borrow a certain sum of money therein mentioned and to settle the debt due by the State to the Huntsville Bank.
    • Providing for certain Officers.
    • To alter the Boundary Line between the counties of Clark and Monroe.
    • To appoint Commissioners for certain counties therein named, and for other purposes.
    • To extend the time for collecting the tax and making returns, to the persons therein named.
    • To establish certain counties therein named and for other purposes.
  • Acts
    • To alter and extend the Boundaries of Limestone county.
    • To establish the temporary seat of Justice in the County of Decatur, and for other purposes.
    • To authorize the County Court of Butler county to compensate the commissioners heretofore appointed to fix the seat of Justice for said County, and for other purposes.
    • Authorizing a Lottery for the benefit of building an Academy in the town of Montgomery.
    • To fix the permanent seat of Justice for the county of Montgomery.
    • To make appropriations for the payment of certain claims against the State.
    • To repeal part of an Act therein named.
    • Supplementary to an Act entitled an Act for the collection of Monies due the State, and for other purposes, passed December 16, 1820.
    • To amend an Act, entitled an Act to establish the Temporary Seat of Justice in certain counties therein named.
    • To authorize the Judge of the county court of St. Clair, to levy a tax to reinunerate John Cunningham.
    • To amend an Act, entitled an Act in incorporate the Indian Creek Navigation Company.
    • To incorporate the town of Demopolis, in Marengo County.
    • To incorporate the town of Belle-Fonte, in the county of Jackson.
    • Declaring the Mulberry fork of Tuskaloosa river navigable from its junction with the Sipsie fork to Baltimore.
  • Acts
    • To establish an Academy in the town of Sparta, and for other purposes.
    • To incorporate Tuskaloosa Chapter and Alabama Chapter of Royal Arch Masons.
    • To amend the Act to incorporate the City of Mobile, passed on the 17th December, 1819.
    • To authorize the Judge of the County Court, and the Commissioners of the roads and revenue of Butler county, to levy an extra tax for building a court house and Gaol, in and for said county, and for other purposes.
    • To incorporate the Mobile Steam Boat Company.
    • To appoint Commissioners to contract for, and superintend the erection of, the Public Buildings in the county of Wilcox.
    • For the relief of Josiah D. Lister, Sheriff of Washington county.
    • For the relief Henry V. Chamberlain.
    • To incorporate the town of Vernon, in the county of Autauga.
    • To incorporate the town of Sparta, and for other purposes.
    • Amendatory of an Act to incorporate the town of Sparta and for other purposes, passed December 3, 1821.
    • To authorize the executor of Joseph Phillips, deceased, to sell and transfer certain Certificates of land therein named.
    • To make appropriations for the year 1822.
  • Acts
    • To authorize the issuing of Treasury notes, and to vest authority in the Executive of this State to apply a certain sum of money therein mentioned, or the purpose of making such arrangements with the specie paying Banks of this State, as may aid the credit and currency of the Treasury notes.
    • To incorporate the Murder Creek Navigation Company.
    • To authorize Leonard Abercrombie to emancipate certain slaves therein named.
    • To authorize Richard Rapier, Administrator of Clabourne Mays, deceased, to sell a certain lot of land, therein mentioned.
    • To authorize the Administrator and Administratrix of Thomas Tolbert, to sell and convey certain real estate.
    • To authorize the Administrators of the late Benjamin C. Benham, deceased, of Limestone county, to sell a tract of land therein designated, and for other purposes.
    • To legitimate a certain person therein named, and for other purposes.
    • To authorize the Catholic Congregation of Christians, in the city of Mobile, to sell certain real estate therein mentioned, and for other purposes.
    • For the relief of John Bishop.
    • For the relief of John Easley.
    • Authorizing the Administrators of the estate of Robert Morrow, deceased, to sell certain real estate therein mentioned.
    • To authorize the Administrator of David Dalton, deceased, to sell certain lots therein named.
    • For the relief of William B. Allen, State Printer.
    • Authorizing Abraham Skidmore and others, to sell certain real estate.
    • Confirming a Decree of the Circuit Court of Madison county, exercising Chancery Jurisdiction, pronounced in September term, 1820, divorcing Harriet Dillard from her husband Nicholas Dillard.
    • For the relief of Thomas Eastin.
    • To authorize Maria Evans and Lewis Tilman, to emancipate certain slaves therein named.
  • Acts
    • To divorce Sarah M. Bracken from her husband James A. Bracken, in pursuance of the degree of the Circuit Court of Franklin county, exercising Chancery Jurisdiction.
    • For the relief of William Walton.
    • For the relief of Thomas H. Kirby, tax collector of Jackson county, for the year 1820.
    • Legalizing the sales of certain lands and lots therein named, and for other purposes.
    • For the relief of John McShan and William McShan, of Jefferson county.
    • To authorize the administrator of John Wyatt, deceased, to sell certain real estate therein named.
    • Divorcing certain person therein named.
  • Resolutions
    • To request our Senators and Representative, in Congress, to use their exertions to procure an appropriation for treating with the Creek and other nations of Indians, relative to the Cession of certain parts of their Territory.
    • Appointing a commissioner to act with other commissioners in fixing the temporary seat of Justice for Decatur County.
    • Concerning the printing of the Journals and Laws of the present General Assembly, and for other purposes.
    • Allowing to the comptroller two hundred and fifty dollars in addition to his present salary.
    • Making it the duty of Harry Toulmin and the Judges of the Supreme and Circuit Courts of this State, to report to the General Assembly, any defects or imperfections which may exist in the Statutes of this State.
    • Authorizing the Tax Collectors of the counties of Madison and Limestone to pay into the Huntsville Bank the Amount of taxes due from their respective counties.
    • In relation to the annexation of that part of Florida which lies west of the Apalachicola river.
    • Instructing our Senators and Representative in Congress, in relation to the Census of this State.
    • In relation to the Road from Uchee Brigge to Line creek.
    • Returning the thanks of this Legislature to Jeremiah Austill for his heroic exertions during the late Creek war, particularly for his gallant conduct when in company with Brevet Brigadier general Dale in the Canoe action.
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