ALABAMA LEGISLATIVE ACTS

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Annual Session, 21 Nov 1825- 14 Jan 1826

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Annual Session - House Journal


Annual Session - Senate Journal


Annual Session - Acts

  • Title_Page
  • Acts_1-20
    • To class and fix the price of the University Lands.
    • To amend the Charter of the Bank of the State of Alabama
    • To authorize Clerks and Magistrates to collect costs in certain cases.
    • To regulate the Navigation of certain Rivers in this State by Steam-Boats.
    • For the better selecting, drawing and summoning jurors.
    • To repeal an act entitled an act the more effectually to ensure the testimony of absent witnesses by interrogatories.
    • To repeal in part and amend an act, entitled "An act restricting officers from taking commission on costs collected by them on executions," passed December 31, 1823.
    • To alter and extend the time of holding certain Circuit Courts therein named, and for other purposes.
    • For the adjustment of outstanding accounts, and to compel the payment into the Treasury of monies heretofore and now detained by public defaulters, and which may hereafter be detained.
    • To amend the act entitled an act regulating judicial proceedings, and for other purposes.
    • The more effectually to prevent trading with Slaves, and for other purposes.
    • To prohibit the further granting licenses for gaming tables.
    • To authorize the Judges of the Circuit Courts, in certain cases, to order Juries to be empanneled.
    • To alter the Lines of Madison and Jackson Counties.
    • To provide for reviving Actions of Trespass.
    • To amend the laws now in force in relation to the duties of the county Treasurers of this state.
    • Concerning the University Lands.
    • Establishing and permanently locating the Seat of Government for the state of Alabama, pursuant to the twenty-ninth section of the third article of the Constitution.
    • Providing for the Registration of Deeds, Grants, &c.
    • To repeal in part and amend an Act entitled, an Act for the Punishment of Malicious Mischief, passed 17th December, 1821.
  • Acts_21-31
    • To require Security upon granting a Supersedias.
    • To authorize clerks of the county courts to administer oaths in certain cases.
    • To provide for an extra term of the circuit court in Mobile and Baldwin Counties.
    • To compensate county court clerks for paying printers’ fees for publishing the appraisement of certain strays.
    • To repeal in part an act, entitled an act to establish certain counties Therein named, and for other purposes, passed December 17th, 1821; and for other purposes.
    • To establish a permanent Seat of Justice in the County of Jackson, and for other purposes.
    • The better to secure money in the hands of clerks, sheriffs and coroners.
    • To authorize Sheriffs to serve notices.
    • To authorize the appointment of a clerk of the supreme court; and for other purposes.
    • For the better organization of the county court of Mobile county.
    • To provide for the payment of Petit Jurors in the Counties of Blount, Montgomery, Mobile, and Baldwin; and for other Purposes.
  • Acts_32-50
    • In relation to the organization of Dale county.
    • To extend the Time for appointing Overseers of Roads, and Approtioners of Hands in this State; and for other Purposes.
    • To authorize the county courts of Dale and henry counties to levy a tax on said counties, for certain purposes herein named.
    • To repeal in part and amend an act entitled an act to increase the compensation of jurors, passed the 31st of December, 1823.
    • To provide for the appointment of an overseer in the towns of St. Stephens, Rodney, and Franklin.
    • To alter the times of holding the county courts in the county of Morgan.
    • To alter and amend an act, entitled an act to establish the Seat of Justice in the County of Autauga, passed 22d Nov. 1819.
    • To authorize the judge of the county court of Washington count and commissioners of revenue and roads, to levy a special tax for the purpose therein mentioned, and for other purposes.
    • To authorize the raising by Lottery a sum of money for the purposes therein specified.
    • Authorizing the county court of Limestone county to make certain allowances therein named.
    • To change the time of holding the county courts in the county of Shelby.
    • To locate permanently the seat of justice in the county of Shelby.
    • AN ACT to appoint a commissioner for the town of Montecello in the county of Pike, and for other purposes.
    • AN ACT authorizing the County Court of Morgan County to make a certain allowance therein mentioned.
    • To alter the time of holding the county courts of the county of Greene.
    • Authorizing the citizens of Sommerville, to elect a Justice of the Peace.
    • AN ACT to authorize the Judges of the Supreme Court to appoint a temporary clerk.
    • AN ACT reserving from sale the University Lands in the County of Tuskaloosa.
    • For the relief of the principal Pilots of Mobile Bay.
  • Acts_51-61
    • Establishing Schools in the County of Mobile.
    • AN ACT concerning Taxes in Mobile county.
    • To authorize certain Persons therein named to raise by Lottery a certain sum of money for the purposes therein contained.
    • Respecting buoys and other land marks in Mobile Bay.
    • To change the time of selling property levied upon by executions.
    • For improving the Navigation of the Port and Harbour of Mobile.
    • To provide for the appointment of a Public Weigher for the town of Blakeley.
    • To alter and amend the several laws now in force in this state to suppress the evil practice of duelling.
    • To establish certain election precincts therein named.
    • To amend an act entitled an act concerning dower.
    • Respecting rents in the city of Mobile, and for other purposes.
  • Acts_62-78
    • Providing for the removal of certain Public Offices to the town of Tuscaloosa.
    • AN ACT to exempt Invalids from paying Poll Tax.
    • For the relief of the tax collector of Mobile county.
    • AN ACT To fix the salary of the President of the Bank of the state of Alabama, and for other purposes.
    • To exempt school-master, teachers and student from military duty.
    • To amend an act entitled an act to regulate the licensing of Physicians to practise, and for other purposes therein name, approved Dec. 22, 1823.
    • AN ACT to repeal in part an act therein named.
    • AN ACT to provide for the removal of the Bank of the state of Alabama to Tuscaloosa.
    • RESOLUTION removing the injunction of secrecy imposed upon the report of the joint committee appointed to examine the bank of the state.
    • Concerning Justices of the Peace and Constables in Mobile county.
    • The better to organize the militia of the counties of Covington and Dale.
    • AN ACT regulating the mode of summoning Jurors for Green County,
    • AN ACT for the relief of the Public Printer of this State.
    • To amend an Act entitled an Act to establish a certain County therein named, and for other purposes, passed 22d December, 1824.
    • To establish the boundary line between certain counties therein named.
    • AN ACT to incorporate the Moulton Library Company.
    • AN ACT concerning the Tombeckbee Bank.
  • Acts_79-91
    • To inforce those provisions of the act entitles An act to establish a Bank in the town of Mobile" which relate to voting for Directors.
    • AN ACT to incorporate the Bassett’s Creek navigation company.
    • To locate the seat of justice for Fayette county.
    • AN ACT to incorporate the Coosawda academy in the town of Coosawda.
    • To incorporate Milton Academy in the town of Montgomery, and to empower the trustees of the same to establish a Lottery, or Lotteries.
    • To incorporate the Trustees of Concord Academy in Green county.
    • To incorporate the Trustees of Tuscumbia Academy, in Franklin county.
    • AN ACT to incorporate the town of Pickens, in Pickens county.
    • AN ACT to incorporate the trustees of the Tuscumbia Female Academy, in Franklin county.
    • AN ACT to incorporate the trustees of Moulton Academy.
    • AN ACT supplementary to an act entitled, an act to establish the town of Sommerville, in the county of Cotaco, passed Dec. 3, 1819.
    • AN ACT to incorporate the Turstess of the La Fayette Academy in the Village of La Grange.
    • AN ACT To provide for the trial of officers in the militia of this state, and for other purposes.
  • Acts_92-102
    • AN ACT requiring the Judges of the circuit courts to alternate, and for other purposes.
    • AN ACT to alter the manner of electing Major and Brigadier General.
    • AN ACT to incorporate the school commissioners of the fourth township and eighth range west from Huntsville, and for other purposes.
    • AN ACT to incorporate the town of Florence in the state of Alabama.
    • RESOLUTIONS providing for the disposal of the public property in town of Cahawba.
    • AN ACT to compel those making Salt Petre in this State to enclose in their works.
    • AN ACT is provide for holding two terms of the Supreme Court, and for other purposes.
    • AN ACT to repeal in part an act, approved Dec. 15, 1824, declaring Flint river in Morgan county, a public highway.
    • AN ACT better to secure the revenue arising from licenses granted to tavern keepers and others.
    • AN ACT granting relief to parties in the supreme court in certain cases.
    • AN ACT for the relief of certain persons therein referred to.
  • Acts_103-119
    • AN ACT to alter the times of holding company martial.
    • AN ACT declaring Paint Rock river a public highway.
    • AN ACT to authorize Green Collier to erect a dam across Flint river, in Morgan county.
    • To provide against an unnecessary detention of Grand Juries, and for purposes.
    • To provide a speedy remedy against the obligors in injunctions bonds.
    • AN ACT giving further time to persons holding claims against their respective counties to file the same.
    • AN ACT to repeal an act, passed Dec. 31, 1823, appropriating the monies arising from fines & forfeitures in Madison county to Green academy.
    • AN ACT declaring Pine Barren creek, in Wilcox county, a public highway.
    • AN ACT to amend an act entitled an act to prevent immoral and disorderly conduct at places of religious worship.
    • AN ACT to authorize the commissioners of the 16th section therein mentioned, to appropriate the rents thereof to the aid and support of Concord academy.
    • AN ACT to repeal in part, and amend an act, entitled an act to fix the permanent seal of justice, and levy a tax to build a court house and jail in Washington county, passed December 23, 1815.
    • AN ACT to amend the several acts now in force, respecting the town of Montgomery.
    • AN ACT to authorize Joseph Price to erect a mill-dam across the Mulberry fork of Tuscaloosa river.
    • AN ACT for the relief of the Mobile and Tombeckbee Banks, against certain penalties heretofore incurred.
    • AN ACT making appropriations for certain claims against the State.
    • AN ACT to regulate Elections.
    • AN ACT making provision for the accommodation of the next General Assembly.
  • Acts_120-138
    • AN ACT to provide for the payment of the expenses incurred in the reception of General La Fayette.
    • AN ACT declaring Big-loss creek a public highway.
    • AN ACT making appropriations for the year eighteen hundred and twenty-six.
    • AN ACT to change the name of, and legitimate certain persons therein named.
    • AN ACT allowing to Jarret Brandon a certain sum of money, for expenses incurred in apprehending Wm. Walker charged with negro stealing.
    • AN ACT for the relief of the inhabitants of the first township, range Seven, east of the basis meridian of Huntsville.
    • AN ACT to amend an act entitled an act to appoint Commissioners to lay out two roads, leading from the ford of Line creek, the one to Coffeeville, the other to Tuscaloosa, passed the 31st of December, 1822.
    • AN ACT to establish and improve a certain road therein mentioned.
    • AN ACT to establish a permanent Seat of Justice in the county of Walker, and for other purposes.
    • AN ACT to amend an act entitled an act to establish a certain road there-in mentioned.
    • AN ACT to authorize Wm. H. Ragsdale, and his associates to turnpike a road therein specified.
    • AN ACT to emancipate certain Slaves therein mentioned.
    • AN ACT authorizing Jacob Johnson to emancipate a certain slave there-in named.
    • AN ACT for the emancipation of a negro man, (slave) named Peter.
    • AN ACT to authorize William R. Parker to emancipate a certain slave therein named.
    • AN ACT to establish a permanent road from Florence, in the county of Lauderdale, to Athens, in the county of Limestone.
    • AN ACT for the relief of Thomas Hearne.
    • AN ACT for the relief of Lewis Houser.
    • AN ACT for the relief of Hiram Shortridge.
  • Acts_139-154
    • AN ACT for the relief of Henry Fountain.
    • AN ACT for the relief of William McDonald.
    • AN ACT for the relief of James Frazier, late Tax Collector of Franklin County.
    • AN ACT for the relief of the Tax Collector of Lawrence County.
    • AN ACT for the relief of John H. Campbell.
    • AN ACT for the relief of Leasa Lewis.
    • AN ACT for the relief of William Holbrooks.
    • AN ACT for the relief of David Tate and others.
    • AN ACT to divorce William Gates from Susannah Gates.
    • AN ACT to divorce William Roundtree from Sally Roundtree, his wife.
    • AN ACT to divorce Sarah Wall from James Wall.
    • AN ACT to divorce Louisa M. Trouillet from her husband Pierre L. Trouillet.
    • AN ACT to divorce Samuel Payne for his wife Elizabeth Payne.
    • AN ACT divorcing certain persons therein named.
    • AN ACT to divorce Nancy Gillapsie from Andre S. Gillaspie.
    • AN ACT to divorce Deborah Dixon from her husband Samuel Dixon.
  • Resolutions
    • RESOLUTIONS instructing our Senators and requesting our Representatives in Congress, to use their best efforts to procure for this state the immediate right to the lands acquired by the recent treaty at the Indian Springs, &c.
    • RESOLUTIONS instructing our Senators and requesting our Representatives in Congress to use their best endeavors to procure the passage of a law to reduce the price of the public lands.
    • A JOINT RESOLUTION memorializing Congress in relation to certain public works therein named.
    • JOINT RESOLUTION in relation to a grant of land by Congress to the Corporation of the city of Mobile.
    • A JOINT RESOLUTION authoring his excellency the Governor to order the Quarter Master-General of this State to deliver sixty stand of arms, of those belonging to the State, to the Independent Blues of Mooresville, Limestone County.
    • A JOINT RESOLUTION relating to the boundary line between the State of Alabama and the State of Georgia.
    • JOINT RESOLUTION authorizing the Governor to procure certain Maps and Books for the use of the Executive Office of this State.
    • RESOLUTION, instructing our Senators and requesting our Representatives in Congress, to use their exertions to procure the passage of an act of Congress, to alter the times of holding the District court at Mobile.
    • A RESOLUTION authorizing the Governor to appoint commissioners to adjust the unsettled accounts between this state and the state of Mississippi.
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