Session - Acts
- To Apportion the Representatives among the several
counties of this state, and to divide the state into Senatorial
Districts, according to the late Census.
- To prevent the Abatement of Suits at Common Law.
- The more effectually to ensure the Testimony
of Absent Witnesses by Interrogatories.
- To amend the Attachment Laws of this state.
- To abolish the June term of the Supreme Court.
- The better to provide for the punishment of escapes.
- To repeal part of the Ninth Section of an Act,
entitled "An Act to regulate proceedings in Chancery Suits,"
passed January 1st, 1823.
- To repeal in part An Act, entitled "An Act
to regulate the proceeding in the Courts of Law and Equity in
this State," passed December 14, 1819.
- Regulating proceedings on Penal Bonds.
- To repeal in part an act therein mentioned; and
requiring the plea of set off, or notice thereof in certain cases.
- For rendering the decision of civil causes more
speedy and less expensive than heretofore.
- Concerning costs where suits are instituted in
the name of one person for the use of another.
- To amend the first section of an Act, entitled
"An Act amendatory to the laws now in force for the relief
of Insolvent Debtors," passed June 15th, 1821.
- Amendatory of an Act, entitled "An Act regulating
Escheats in this State, and to appoint Escheators;" and
for other purposes.
- To repeal an act, entitled "An Act to establish
regular Justices Courts in this State," passed the
30th December 1823.
- Giving further time in which executions shall
be made returnable when issued by justices of the peace, from
one county to another.
- To regulate the mode of taxing costs on appeals,
taken from the decision of the justices of the peace to the circuit
and county courts, in this state.
- To regulate the sale of slaves by Constables.
- To regulate pleadings at Common Law.
- To repeal in part an act regulating the fees
of Justices, Constables and Lawyers, and to ascertain the fees
that said officers are hereafter to receive.
- Giving additional remedy against Constables.
- To alter the time of holding the next Circuit
Court of Lawrence county.
- To authorize the resident Judge of the third
Judicial Circuit to hold an intermediate Court in Blount County,
for the purposes therein mentioned.
- To authorize Judges of the County Courts to practice
Law out of the County in which they may reside.
- Providing for an extra term of the Circuit Court
of Mobile and Baldwin Counties.
- Supplemental to an Act, entitled "An Act
to authorize an extra term of the Circuit Court of Mobile and
Baldwin counties," passed during the present session of
the General Assembly.
- To alter the time of holding the County Courts
of Lawrence and Jackson Counties.
- To authorize the Judge of the county court and
commissioners of revenue and roads of Marengo county, to levy
a tax to build a Courthouse and Jail.
- To authorize the county court of Bibb county
to appoint some person to transcribe certain records of said
court, and for other purposes.
- Explanatory of, and supplemental to the act to
establish the Bank of the state of Alabama.
- To provide for the payment of the interest on
the Loan obtained for the use of the state.
- To provide for the transfer of Stock issued by
the State, and for the renewal of lost Certificates thereof.
- To alter the time of holding the County courts
of Tuscaloosa, Bibb, Madison, Greene and St. Clair counties.
- Relative to the securities of Judges of County
- Authorising certain persons therein named to
sell & dispose of real estate.
- To repeal in part and amend an act, passed December
17th, 1823, authorising Matthew Harberson, administrator of Samuel
Harberson, deceased, to make conveyance of a certain tract of
land therein named.
- To establish a permanent Seat of justice in the
County of Jackson, and for other purposes.
- Concerning Prisons and Prisoners.
- To authorise the administrator of the estate
of Cadwallader Lucy, dec'd. to sell and convey certain certificates
of land, upon which one payment only has been made.
- Authorising the Administrators of Nathaniel Henderson,
deceased, to sell real estate.
- To authorise Armstrong Mitchell, executor, and
Elizabeth Averett, executrix of the last will and testament of
Benjamin Averett, deceased, to transfer certain real estate.
- To amend an act entitled an act to authorise
Young A. Gray to convey certain real estate therein mentioned,
passed December 30th, 1823.
- Concerning the African Slaves lately ordered
by the District Court of the United States, in this state, to
be sold, and for other purposes.
- To authorise the representatives of Malachi Gould,
deceased, to sell certain real estate, and for other purposes.
- For the relief of the heirs of Matthew C. Toulrnin
and Elizabeth Toulmin.
- To provide for the extinguishment of the debt
due to the state of Alabama by the purchasers of lots in the
town of Cahawba.
- Authorising Isaac Pugh to transfer certain real
estate therein named.
- Authorising Executors, &c. to relinquish
Lands under the act of Congress of the 18th May, 1824.
- Making Appropriations for the year 1825.
- To provide for the pay anent of slaves executed
in pursuance of law.
- Making Appropriations for certain Claims against
- Making bastards capable of inheriting and transmitting
inheritance on the part of their mother.
- To provide for the payment of Petit Jurors in
the counties therein named, and for other purposes.
- For the relief of Thomas B. Tunstall.
- To repeal in part, and amend an act entitled,
An act to raise a Revenue for the support of Government, until
otherwise provided by law, passed December 27, 1822.
- For the relief of John J. Burton, and Stephen
- To authorise the comptroller to issue its warrant
on the state Treasurer in favor of Narborne E. Chandler, for
a certain sum therein named.
- To extend the time of payment of part of the
public Revenue of Washington county.
- To compensate James Pugh for carrying Returns
of the Election for Brigadier General from Pike county to Cahawba.
- To raise a Revenue for the support of Government
until otherwise provided for by law.
- To confirm the title to sundry purchasers of
Lands sold by the Trustees of the University of Alabama, and
for other purposes.
- Authorising and empowering the School Commissioners
of the sixteenth Section, fourth Township, and seventh Range
in the district of Lands sold at Huntsville, to Lease a small
part thereof, for the purpose of having a Mill erected thereon.
- To amend an act entitled "An act to prevent
the frauds and fraudulent combinations in the sales of public
lands, within this state," passed at Huntsville on the 17th
- To provide for compensating the Electors for
President and VicePresident of the United States.
- For the relief of George A. Glover; Assessor
and Tax Collector of Lawrence County, for the year 1823.
- To prevent the commission of Trespasses on the
Lands vested in the Trustees of the University of Alabama, and
for other purposes.
- Amendatory to an act concerning Divorce, passed
December 21st, 1820,
- For the relief of Charles Pearson.
- For the relief of Abel Penington.
- Divorcing Sarah R. Swansey from James N. Swansey.
- Divorcing Abraham Beadle, from Letitia Beadle.
- Altering the sale day's of Lands and Slaves in
parts of counties of Lawrence and Franklin.
- To alter the place of selling Lands and Negroes
by the Sheriff of Bibb County, in certain cases.
- Authorising the location and sale of certain
quarter sections of Land, granted by Congress to the several
counties of this state, for seats of justice.
- Appointing Agents to select a certain quarter
section of land for the county of Shelby, and other counties
- To alter and amend the Charter of Incorporation
of the City of Mobile.
- To exempt the members of the Neptune Fire Companies,
Nos. 1, and 2, of the City of Mobile from militia and patrol
duty; and for other purposes.
- To establish a county therein named, and for
- To establish a certain county therein named,
and for other purposes.
- To provide for the opening and keeping in repair
a certain road therein described.
- Making an appropriation for Thomas B. Childress.
- For changing the compensation of the judge of
the county court of Mobile county, and for other purposes therein
- To amend an act authorising Edwin Lewis to open
and construct a road in Mobile county, and for other purposes;
passed Dec. the 18th, 1821.
- Pointing out the manner by which the streets
in the town of Greensborough, shall be opened and kept in good
- Concerning the Revenue of Mobile County.
- To establish the Town of Whitesburg, and to Incorporate
- Supplementary to, and amendatory of, the laws
now in force regulating the appointment of Auctioneers and sales
- To alter and amend an act authorising the Judge
of the county Court of Mobile county to appoint a public Weigher
in the city of Mobile.
- To alter and establish the boundary lines between
certain counties therein named.
- For the relief of Curtis Sibley and James L.
Seabury, securities of Henry Wheat.
- To incorporate a Volunteer Corps of Infantry
in the City of Mobile, to be styled, The Mobile Republican Greens.
- To establish a State Road leading from the city
of Mobile, to the Mississippi State line.
- To incorporate the Montgomery Light Infantry
- Exempting the inhabitants of the town of Claiborne,
in Monroe county, from working on roads beyond the limits of
- To Incorporate the Spring Creek Navigation Company.
- To establish a Road from the town of Montevallo
to the to town of Greensborough, and for other purposes.
- To amend an act, entitled, "An act to incorporate
the Trustees of the Claiborne Academy."
- Concerning the apportionment of hands liable
to work on public roads in the county of Baldwin.
- Supplementary to an act, passed at Cahawba, on
the 20th day of December, 1823, entitled, "An act to appoint
commissioners to improve the navigation of the Tennessee river."
- Amendatory to an act, entitled, "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 th Falls of Tuscaloosa, passed December, 1820."
- Concerning Roads, Highways, Bridges, and Ferries
in the County of Mobile.
- To alter the time of appointing overseer of roads.
- To establish the Mobile Society of Literature.
- Declaring Cotaco in Morgan County a public highway.
- Declaring Flint River in Navigation County a
- To declare Beaver creek, in Wilcox county, Public
- To exempt the citizens of the town of Elyton
in Jefferson county, and the town of Sommerville in Morgan county,
and the town of Tuscumbia in Franklin County, from Working on
any road, beyond the limits of said towns.
- To exempt persons from working on a certain State
Road, at a greater distance from their places of residence, than
if the same were a County Road.
- To amend an act, entitled "An act to establish
a Public Pond from Ditto's landing to Marston Mead's, in Blount
County, passed December 30th 1822.
- To Incorporate the Minette Bridge Company.
- For the relief of Joseph Burleson.
- To repeal in part, and amend an act entitled,
"An act to incorporate the Murder Creek Navigation Company,
passed December 15th, 1821, and for other purposes."
- To divide the thirty-second Regiment of the Militia
of this state.
- To establish an additional election precinct
in the counties of Lawrence and Walker.
- For the more effectual distribution of the Journals
of the Senate, and of the House of Representatives.
- To establish certain election precincts therein
- To establish certain election precincts therein
- To provide for the better organization of the
Militia of this state.
- To repeal so much of an Act as requires persons
to swear they will not retain Spirituous Liquors to Indians.
- To alter the third, fourth and fifth Judicial
Circuits and to fix the time of holding the courts therein.
- To alter or amend an act, passed December the
23d, 1822, entitled, "An act to establish a public road
from the house of John Gandy, in, Morgan county, to Baltimore
or Morgan's springs in Blount county.
- To authorise Mary Ann Kennedy to emancipate a
certain slave therein named.
- For the emancipation of slaves George and Sarah.
- For improving the Navigation of the Harbor and
Port of Mobile.
- Giving a lien on Vessels in certain cases.
- To repeal part of an act, entitled an act to
authorise Rebecca Fletcher to emancipate a certain slave therein
named, passed Dec. 29, 1823.
- To emancipate the mulatto girl Margaret, a slave
of James Johnston of Mobile county.
- To emancipate certain persons therein named.
- To emancipate Gamaliel, a slave.
- To authorise the emancipation of a certain
slave therein named.
- Concerning public roads in the county of Montgomery.
- To provide for the raising of a fund for the
support of an Academy and an Hospital in the county of Baldwin.
- To authorise the citizens of Florence to raise
a sum of money to procure water for said town.
- To repeal in part and amend an act entitled an
act to authorise David Peobles to continue a toll-bridge over
the Escambia creek in the county of Conecuh.
- To establish a certain road therein mentioned.
- Of thanks to JAMES MONROE, President of the United
- In relation to Major General LA FAYETTE.
- In relation to unsettled Land Claims below 31st
degree, North Latitude, and Pre-emption rights.
- Explanatory of an act entitled an act for the
relief of the people of the State of Alabama, &c.
- In relation to certain objects of Internal Improvement
within the state of Alabama.
- Providing for the further distribution of the
statute laws of the state of Alabama.
- Authorising the Comptroller to issue his warrant
in favor of Edward Herndon for services as Assistant Adjutant
- To the Congress of the United States respecting
the sale of Relinquished Lands.
- Authorising the doorkeeper of the Senate to take
charge of the public Furniture.
- To ascertain the mode of Voting most acceptable
to the People.