ALABAMA LEGISLATIVE ACTS

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Annual Session, 17 Nov - 31 Dec 1823

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Annual Session - House Journal


Annual Session - Senate Journal


Annual Session - Acts

  • Title_Page
  • Acts_1-5
    • To establish the Bank of the State Alabama.
    • Supplemental to "An act to establish the Bank of the State of Alabama."
    • Respecting bail in civil cases.
    • To alter the times of holding courts in the first, second, third and sixth judicial circuits.
    • To establish regular Justices' Courts in this State
  • Acts_6-25
    • To amend an act, entitled "An act to regulate the proceedings in the Courts of Laws and Equity, in this State."
    • To compel parties to a suit who plead the loss of any instrument in writing under which they claim a benefit, to make oath of the truth of such pleading.
    • Regulating the fees of Justices, Constables and Lawyers.
    • Concerning Writs of Certiorari.
    • Supplementary to the laws respecting Garnishment.
    • To compel defendants to bills of injunction to give bond and security, before they shall have the benefit of executions on their judgments at law.
    • To prevent fraudulent conveyances.
    • Restricting officers from taking commissions on costs collected by them on executions.
    • To provide for the payment of State Witnesses.
    • To increase the compensation of Jurors.
    • To legalize registering and recording certain deeds or conveyances of land in this State, and for other purposes.
    • For the better regulating the Public Officers in the several counties in this State.
    • To provide for contesting the elections of Justices of the Peace and Constables.
    • Restricting the recovery of claims against the counties respectively, in certain cases.
    • Authorizing the County Court of Limestone county to make certain allowances therein named.
    • To change the time of holding the County Courts in Bibb and Pickens Counties.
    • To authorize the Stock-holders in the Tombeckbe Bank to remove the same.
    • To amend the Charter of Tombeckbe Bank.
    • To repeal in part and amend the act to establish a Bank in the town of Mobile, passed on the 20th days of November in the year 1818.
    • To amend the Charter of the Planters’ and Merchants’ of Huntsville and to prove for the speedy resumption of specie payments thereby.
  • Acts_26-38
    • To enable the Mayor and Aldermen of the city of Mobile to pass Quarantine Laws.
    • In relation to seamen belonging to vessels in Merchants’ service.
    • To amend an act entitled, an act for the government of the port and harbour of Mobile, passed 23d December, 1822.
    • To authorize the Judge of the county court, and the Commissioners of the roads and revenue of Mobile county, to levy an extra tax, for the building a court house and jail in said county, and for other purposes.
    • To amend an act passed at Huntsville the sixteenth December, 1819, entitled, an act to establish a public road therein named.
    • To amend an act, entitled "An act to establish a public road from the house of John Gandie in Morgan county, to Baltimore, or Morgan’s Springs in Blount county," passed December 23d, 1822.
    • To change the State Road, and for other purposes.
    • To amend an act, entitled an act to establish a Turnpike Road leading from Lawrence to intersect the Military Road at Pikesville, in Marion county, passed, December 26th 1822.
    • To amend an act, entitled "An act, to appoint Commissioners to lay out Certain Roads therein specified, and for other purposes."
    • To repeal in part an act declaring certain road therein named public roads, until otherwise provided for by law, passed December the 24th 1822.
    • To amend an act, entitled an act to establish a public road from Ditto’s Landing to Marston Mead’s.
    • Declaring the old road from Warren’s Stone’s in Montgomery County, to the town of Montgomery, the state road, and for other purposes.
    • To authorize Rodah Horton and associates, to construct a Turnpike Road therein named.
  • Acts_39-49
    • Amendatory to the Laws now in force respecting Roads, &c.
    • To establish a certain Road therein named, and for other puposes.
    • To authorize William Black and his associates, to erect a toll bridge over Gravelly Creek.
    • To appoint Commissioners to improve the navigation of the Tennessee River.
    • To regulate the licensing of Physicians to practise, and for other purposes therein named.
    • Explanatory of the several acts now in force in this State to suppress Duelling.
    • To repeal in part, and amend an act entitled, "An Act supplementary to an act to establish a State University, passed Dec. 18, 1821.
    • To regulate Escheats in this State, and to appoint Escheators.
    • In relation to the sixteenth sections.
    • To alter and amend the existing laws concerning strays.
    • To provide for choosing electors of President and Vice-President of the United States.
  • Acts_50-60
    • Amendatory to an act, entitled "An Act to provide for the printing of the Laws and Journals, and for other purposes," passed December 25th, 1822.
    • To amend the several acts for the settlement and relief of the poor.
    • To authorise the President and Trustees of the University of Alabama, to dispose of the lands belonging to said institution by admitting entries.
    • To provide for taking the Census.
    • To establish the town of Carthage, in Tuskaloosa county.
    • To incorporate the town of Greensborough, in the county of Greene.
    • To incorporate the Trustees of the Claiborne Academy.
    • To incorporate the town of Greenville in the County of Butler.
    • To repeal in part and amend an act, entitled "An act to incorporate the town of Athens in Limestone County," passed the 19th day of November 1813.
    • To amend an act entitled an act to incorporate the Huntsville Fire Engine Company, passed December 10th, 1822.
    • To improve the navigation of the Coosa river and to aid in its connection with the Tennessee waters.
  • Acts_61-73
    • To improve the Navigation of the Tennessee River.
    • Supplemental to, and explanatory of two acts of the Coosa river, and to aid in its connection with the Tennessee waters; and the other to improve the navigation of the Tennessee river.
    • To Incorporate Flint River Navigation Company in Morgan County.
    • To allow the Administrators of Aaron Murphy deceased, to convey a Certificate therein mentioned.
    • To authorize Young A. Gray to convey certain Real Estate therein mentioned.
    • To Incorporate the Huntsville Library Company.
    • To incorporate the Limestone and Flint River Navigation Companies.
    • To authorize the administratrix of Oliver Holman, deceased, late of the county of Mobile to sell real estate.
    • Supplementary to an act, entitled an act to authorize administrators to sell land belonging to the estate of their intestate, to which a complete title has not been obtained, passed December 27th, 1822.
    • To authorize the administrators of Walter Otey, deceased to sell certain real estate.
    • To authorize Sally B. Stevens, administratrix of Henry W. Stevens, deceased to sell real estate.
    • Authorizing Matthew Harbeson, administrator of Samuel Harbeson, deceased to make conveyance of certain tract of land therein named.
    • To authorize the administrators of Isaac Edwards, deceased, to comply with the contracts made by their intestate, respecting his real estate.
  • Acts_74-92
    • Authorize Richard Inge and Green Hill, executors of the last will and testament of John J. Inge, deceased, to sell and convey real estate.
    • To Emancipate the persons therein named.
    • To authorize David Dickinson, Reuben Rays and William Hays, to Emancipate certain Negroes therein named.
    • To authorize William Blake to emancipate a Negro man slave named Jacob.
    • To authorize William E. Dupree to Emancipate a certain Slave named Billy.
    • To authorize Rebecca Fletcher to Emancipate a certain Slave therein named.
    • To emancipate a certain Slave named Letitia.
    • To Divorce Margaret Toney from her husband Charles Toney.
    • To divorce Mary H. Judge from her husband William Judge.
    • To divorce Tempy Williams from her husband George Williams.
    • Divorcing Drury Connally from Nancy Connally.
    • Divorcing Jane Kelly, from her husband James Kelly.
    • Divorcing Robert Blassengam from Elizabeth Blassengam.
    • To divorce Sarah Ann Newman from her husband, Francis Newman.
    • Establishing a certain County therein named.
    • To provide for selecting a Site for the Seat of Justice in Decatur county.
    • To repeal part of an act, entitled an act to appoint Commissioners for certain Counties therein named, and for other purposes, passed December 18, 1821.
    • To alter the Boundary Line of Jefferson County.
    • To appoint Commissioners for the Counties of Perry and Marengo to sell and convey Town Lots at the towns of Marion and Linden, the seats of justice thereof; and to erect public buildings in the same.
  • Acts_93-99
    • To establish the permanent seat of justice in the county of Shelby.
    • To establish the Seat of Justice in the County of Pike, and for other purposes.
    • To establish certain Election Precincts therein named.
    • To establish certain Election Precincts therein named, and for other purposes.
    • To revise and amend an act, entitled "An act to revise, consolidate, and amend the several acts, relative to the Militia of this State."
    • Dividing the twenty-second regiment of the Alabama Militia.
    • For the further organization of the Militia in the Counties of Pike and Covington.
  • Acts_100-107
    • Making appropriations for the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty-four.
    • Making appropriations for certain claims against the State and for other purposes.
    • Refunding Benjamin Sherrod Taxes improperly paid.
    • For the relief of James Slaughter, tax collector of Limestone County in the year 1821.
    • For the relief of Robert H. Gregg, tax collector of Wilcox County for the year 1820.
    • For the relief of the Tax collectors in certain Counties therein named.
    • For the relief of Thomas Berry.
    • For the relief of Benjamin Hatch.
  • Acts_108-124
    • To complete Ferdinand Sannoner for a Map of the State of Alabama.
    • Allowing a certain Salery to the Judge of the County Court of Mobile.
    • To allow Henry Hitchcock compensation for superintending the printing the Digest, and making the Index for the same.
    • Appropriating the fines and forfeitures, accruing in Madison County, to the benefit of Green Academy.
    • To regulate the Commissions of Assessors and Tax Collectors in this State.
    • For the relief of Thomas C. Jones.
    • For the relief of the People of the State of Alabama.
    • Authorizing a Lottery to aid in the improvement of the Navigation of Indian Creek.
    • To vest in the Judge of the County Court and Commissioners of Roads and Revenue of the County of Henry, a certain portion of Land for County purposes.
    • For the relief of Martin Hogan.
    • Declaring Cotaco, in Morgan County, a Public Highway.
    • For the relief of Cinthia Johnson.
    • To alter the name of, and legitimate a certain person therein named.
    • To provide for the sale of Lands and Slaves at the towns of Courtland and Tuscumbia, in certain cases.
    • To declare Bassett’s Creek in Clarke County, a Public Highway and for other purposes.
    • To repeal so much of an act, passed on the 15th day of December, 1821 as allows Samuel Dale, for life, the half pay of a Colonel in the army of the United States.
    • Pointing out the manner by which the Streets in the Town of Tuskaloosa and Montgomery, shall be kept in good order, and for other purposes.
  • Resolutions
    • Respecting the further distribution of the Laws of this State.
    • Authorizing the Comptroller of Public Accounts, to receive all moneys and notes arising from the rents of the reserved Lands in the town of Cahawba.
    • Providing for the safe keeping of the Furniture belonging to the State-House.
    • Appointing John A. Cotton and Williams Hendrick Commissioners to examine the State Road leading from Line Creek to Coffeeville.
    • In relation to certain depreciated paper in the Treasury of this State.
    • Allowing the Solicitor of the first judicial circuit, one hundred and fifty dollars in addition to his present salary for extra services by him performed.
    • Requiring the Chairman of the Committees on Enrolled Bills, to preserve the engrossed copies of all Acts and Joint Resolutions and file them with the Secretary of State.
    • Directing the Governor to commission the several persons elected members of the Medical Boards.
    • Providing more effectually for the trial of the writ of quo warranto now depending in the fifth judicial circuit against the Planters’ and Merchants’ Bank of Huntsville.
    • In relation to the printing and distribution of the Acts, Resolutions and Journals of the General Assembly.
    • Extending the time of payment of Lots in the town of Cahawba.
    • Appointing Commissioners of reserved Lands in the town of Cahawba Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Alabama, in General Assembly convened, That David White and William Curtis, be appointed commissioners of the reserved lands and ferries of the town of Cahawba in lieu of John Taylor, deceased, and John Howard, removed.
    • Requesting one Senators and Representatives in Congress, to procure the assent of Congress to two Bills for the improvement of our Navigation.
    • Concerning the District Court of the United States.
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