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CHAPTER 1048.
AN ACT for the benefit of John Armstrong, collector of the revenue

and county levy of Carter county for the year 1861.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth
of Kentucky:

$ 1. That John Armstrong, collector of the revenue and county levy of Carter county for the year 1861, be allowed until the first day of July, 1863, to collect and pay over said revenue and county levy; and that he also be allowed until the said first day of July, 1863, to return an additional delinquent list for said county; and that said John Armstrong be allowed a credit for all delinquents returned by bim on or before the said first day of July, 1863, in his settlements for the revenue and county levy for said year 1861: Provided however, That he shall not be allowed to return as delinquent any tax payer, unless he makes it satisfactorily appear to the court that owing to the insolvency, or non-residence of such tax payer the tax due by him could not have been collected of him within the time prescribed by the laws then in torce.

§ 2. Before said Armstrong shall be entitled to the provisions of this act, said Armstrong's securities in his official bond, shall go into the county court of said county and enter their consent of record to the extension of time given in this act to said sheriff to pay in the revenue due from

said county

§ 3. This act to take effect from and after its passage.

Approved March 3, 1863.

CHAPTER 1049,
AN ACT for the benefit of the trustees of the town of Vanceburg.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky:

1. That the election of trustees of the town of Vanceburg, in Lewis county, in the year 1862, is hereby legalized and held to be valid in all respects; and the acts of said trustees be held to be as valid and binding in all respects as though the election of said trustees, as to the time and manner of holding the election, had been in all respects as provided by law. 2. This act shall take effect from its passage.

Approved March 3, 1863.

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CHAPTER 1050.
AN ACT for the benefit of School District No. 9, in Boone county.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwcalth of Kentucky:

ģ 1. That the trustees of school district No. 9, in Boone county, have the further time until the first day of May next in which to make out and forward to the Superintendent of Public Instruction their report for a school taught in said district in 1861 ; and when so reported, the Superintendent of Public Instruction shall draw his warrant on the treasury for amount due said year. § 2. This act shall take effect from its passage.

Approved March 3, 1863.

CHAPTER 1051.
AN ACT to amend the charter of the town of Gistville, in Henry

county.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth
of Kentucky:

§ 1. That the trustees of the town of Gistville shall have power to levy a tax on all persons living in said town, or owning property in the corporate limits of said town, of not exceeding one dollar on each one hundred dollars worth of property ad valorem, to be applied to the repairs of said town.

$ 2. That all fines and forfeitures collected in said town shall be paid to said trustees, to be used for the benefit and repairs of said town.

$ 3. That the citizens residing in the aforesaid town shall not be compelled to work on any road or roads more tban one mile from said town.

§ 4. That the town marshal of the aforesaid town shall have jurisdiction co-extensive with a constable in the county of Henry, to collect debts and serve process; said constable and his successors shall first give bond with approved security in the Henry county court. § 5. This act shall take effect from and after its passage.

Approved March 3, 1863.

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CHAPTER 1052.
AN ACT repealing the 3d section of chapter 320 of an act, entitled, ao

act to incorporate the Library Association Company, approved Feb.
ruary 18th, 1860.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky:

01. That the 3d section of chapter 320, of an act, entitled, an act to incorporate the Library Association Company," approved February 18th, 1860, be and the same is hereby repealed. 2. This act to take effect from its passage.

A pproved March 3, 1863

CHAPTER 1056.
AN ACT for the benefit of Joel Martin, late sheriff of Floyd county.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky:

$1. That Joel Martin, late sheriff of Floyd county, be and he is hereby allowed the further time of two years, from and after the passage of this act, to collect all taxes and county levy due from delinquents, and all fees due hiin as sheriff or lee bills placed in his hands for collection while sheriff, and may distrain for and collect the same, any law to the contrary notwithstanding, subject to the same rules and regulations and penalties now prescribed by law. § 2. This act to take effect from its passage.

Approved March 3, 1863.

CHAPTER 1057.

AN ACT to amend the charter of the city of Louisville. Be it cnacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky:

§ 1. That the general council of the city of Louisville may, from time to time, issue and dispose of the bonds of said city, to an amount not exceeding in the aggregate the eum of one hundred thousand dollars, with coupons for semi-annual interest, and having such maturities not exceeding twenty years from their date, and payable at such times and places and in such sums as may be expressed in said bonds; Provided however, That said bonds shall not be issued unless a majority of the members elected to each board of the general council shall agree thereto.

12. That in order to provide for the payment of said bonds and interest, the said general council may, from year

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to year, for the next twenty years if needed, levy a special tax not exceeding fifteen (15) cents on each one hundred dollars value of taxable property in said city, in addition to the taxes otherwise authorized by law; and, if they deem it expedient to do so, may pledge the proceeds of said special tax to the payment of the said bonds and interest.

93. That the general council shall dispose of said bonds, or appropriate the proceeds thereof towards the repairing and improvement of the streets of the city of Louisville, as may by ordinance be designated and specified.

$ 4. The money realized from the bonds authorized to be issued by this act shall only be appropriated to the repairing and improvement of such streets in the city of Louisville as may, by ordinance, be designated and specified, and the tax herein provided for shall be levied as may be specified in the tax levy ordinance from year to year until a sum sufficient shall be realized to pay said bonds and interest.

Approved March 3, 1863.

CHAPTER 1058.

AN ACT for the benefit of James R. Hughes, late county and circuit

court clerk of Union county. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky:

§ 1. That James R. Hughes, former clerk of the Union county and circuit court, be allowed the further time of two years from and after the passage of this act, to collect his fee bills as clerk of said courts, and shall have power to distrain for the same. § 2. That this act take effect from its passage.

Approved March 3, 1563.

CHAPTER 1059.
AN ACT for the benefit of Jos. L. McCarty, sheriff of Whitley county.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky:

§ 1. That further time until the first day of July next, be and is hereby given Joseph L. McCarty, sheriff of Whitley county, to collect and pay over to the credit of the treasury the unpaid balance of the revenue of said county for the year 1861, for which judgment has been rendered against him in the Franklin circuit court, in the following minner: The one half of said judgment on the first day of May

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next, the balance on the first of July as aforesaid; and upon his paying the amount of the principal and costs of said judgment, as herein provided, and by the times prescribed, no interest shall be charged against him upon the principal of said judgment.

§ 2. That said Joseph L. McCarty have further time until the 15th day of December next, to collect and pay over to the treasury the revenue of said county for the year 1862, in the following manner: The one-third part thereof on the first day of June next; one-third on the first day of September, and the remainder on the fifteenth day of December, as aforesaid; and upon his paying the principal as herein provided, no interest shall be charged against him on the principal: Provided however, He shall not be entitled to the benefits of this act unless his sureties enter their assent to the extensions given him by this act, which shall be entered of record in the county court clerk's office of said county, and the same shall be certified by the clerk to the Auditor of Public Accounts. 3. This act shall be in force from its passage.

Approved March 3, 1863.

CHAPTER 1060.
AN ACT concerning the Bardstown road in Shelby county.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth
of Kentucky:

01. That it shall be the duty of the county judge of
Shelby county to lay off the Bardstown road, crossing Bull-
skin, into districts or precincts, in Shelby county, not ex-
ceeding three; he shall appoint an overseer over each dis-
trict or precinct; all the hands living in each district or
precinct, living on lands adjoining the road, or living
within one-half mile of the road, shall be allotted said
overseer, to work and keep the said dirt road in repair;
and the overseer and hands shall be governed and sub-
ject to all the laws made and provided for the oversee-
ing and working the roads of this State.
§ 2. This act to take effect from its passage.

Approved March 3, 1863.

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