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thereon, as to them shall seem best; and in case of the death, removal out of the county, or other disability, of any of the said trustees, it shall be lawful for the others to supply such vacancy, and the trusiees so closen shall, to all intents and purposes, be vesied with the same powers as those particularly named in this act.

The purchasers of the lots in the said town, so soon as they shall have built upon and saved the same according to the conditions of their respective deeds, shall be intitled to, and have and enjoy, all the rights, privileges, and immunities, which the freeholders and inhabitants of other towns in this state, not incorporated, hold and enjoy. If the porchaser of any lot shall fail to build thereon, within the time before limited, the said trustees or a majority of them may thereupon enter into such lot and sell the same again, and apply the money in any manner for the benefit of the said town.

discontinued.

CHAP. CVIII.
An act for establishing several public

ferries, and for other purposes. I. BE it enacted by the General Assembly, That public ferries shall be constantly kept at the following pla. New ferries ces, and the rates for passing the same as hereafier established,

and others mentioned, that is to say: From the land of Thompson Mason, deceased, in the county of Loudoun, across Potowmack river, to the land on the opposite shore, in the state of Maryland, the price for a man six pence, and for a horse the same; from the land of Robert Parker, in the county of Hampshire, across the South branch of Potowmack river, to bis land on the oppo. site shore, the price for a man three pence three farthings, and for a horse the same; from the land of George Jackson, in the county of Harrison, across Elk creek, to his land on the opposite shore, the price for a man two pence, and for a horse the same; from the land of John Pancake, in the county of Hampshire, across the South branch of Potowmack to the land of Jacob Earsom, on the opposite shore, the price for a

man three pence three farthings, and for a horse the same; from the land of Isaac Parsons, in the said county of Hampshire, across the South Branch of Potowmack, to his land on the opposite shore, the price for a man three pence three farthings, and for a horse the same; from the land of John Wickwire, in the county of Harrison, across Tyger's Valley river, to his land on the opposite shore the price for a mau three pence, and for a horse the same; from the land of Benjamin Rankin, in the county of Berkeley, across Shenandoah river, to the land of George William Fairfax, on the opposite shore, the price for a man three pence three farthings, and for a horse the same; from the land of Peter Harbout, in the county of Lou-, doun, across Goose creek, to the land of doctor Wilson Selden, on the opposite shore, the price for a man three pevce, and for a horse ihe same; from the land of Philip Aylett, at the place called Aylett's warehouse, across Mattapony river, to the opposite shore, in the county of King and Queen, the price for a man three pence, and for a horse the same; from the land of Edward Snicker's at William's Gap on the one side of Shenandoah river to the land of said Snicker's, on the opposite shore, the price for a man three pence three farthings, and for a horse the same; and from the land of John Anderson, in the county of Greenbrier, across Greenbrier river, to his land on the opposite shore, the price for a man three pence three farthings, and for a horse the same; and for the transportation of wheel carriages, tobacco, cattle, hogs, and sheep, at the places aforesaid, the serry keepers may respectively demand and take the same proportionate rates as are by law established at other ferries. If any ferry keeper shall demand or receive from any person or persons whatsoever, any greater rates than are hereby allowed for the serriage or carriage of any thing, he shall, for every such offence, forfeit and pay to the party grieved, the ferriages demanded or received, and ten shillings, to be recovered with costs, before a justice of the peace of the county where the offence shall be committed. And whereas by an act passed in the year of our Lord one thousand seren hundred and eighty, it was enacted, that the ferry established from the land of the late Henry Batte, in the county of Henrico, to the land of Alexander Rolling, in the county of Prince George, should be

discontinued, and among other things, a ferry should be kept from the upper end of the land of Thomas Batte, the younger, in the county of Chesterfield, across Appamatox river, to the lot of land the property of William Gilliam, in the town of Broadway, and county of Prince George: And whereas there is an impassable swamp leading to the said landing of Thomas Batte, the younger, through which no attempt has yet been made to make a causeway, by which means the public have been deprived of the conveniency of a ferry at the said place as by law established; but vevertheless a privaie ferry has been set up by

Thomas Baite, the eider, from bis lands adjoining the lands of Thomas Baite, the younger, which has been continued by the said Thoinas Balle, the elder, for several years:

II. Be it therefore enacted, That the said ferry now kept by Thomas Baute, the elder, shall be continued and established as a ferry until the said causeway, through the swamp of Thomas Baile, the younger, shall be made passable to the landing, and a good and sufficient boat shall be provided by the said Thomas Batte, the younger, from which time the said ferry shall be kept from his land to the town of Broadway, as if this act had not passed.

III. And be it enacted, That until that time, Thomas Batte, the elder, shall be entitled to receive for ferriage at the rate of six pence for the transportation of every man, and six pence for every horse; and for every coach, chariot, or waggon, and the driver thereof, the same as for four horses; for every cart or Tour wheel chaise or chair, the same as for two horses; for every hogshead of tobacco, as for one horse; for every hog, sheep, goat, or lamb, one fifth part of the ferriage of one horse.

IV. And be it further enacted, That the ferry known by the name of Temple’s ferry, across Mattapooy river, be henceforth discontinued.

CHIAP. CIX. 41 act lo amend the act for the op.

pointment of Trustees for the lown

of York. Additional BE it enacted by the General Assembly, That it shall trustees ap- and may be lawful for the trustees of the town of York, pointed for and their successors, by the said name to sue and be the town of

os sued, implead and be impleaded, in all courts of law

or equity.

York.

CHAP. CX.
An act to authorise the trustees of

Washington Henry Academy, io
raise a sum of money by way of lot-

lery. Waghington BE il enacted by the General Assembly, That it Heary acade. shall and may be lawful for the trustees of the Washingmy authoris. ton Henry Academy, to raise by way of lottery, a sum ed to raise money bylol. of money not exceeding three hundred pounds, to be tery. by them applied in making additions to, and repairing

the buildings of the said academy; and for that purpose to appoint managers to superintend and direct. the drawing of the same, taking bond with sufficient security from such managers in a reasonable penalty, conditioned for the faithful discharge of the trust.

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CHAP. CXI.
An act for appointing Trustees to the

Pamunkey Indians.
Trustees to 1. WHEREAS it is represented that the trustees

for the Pamonkey Indians are all dead, except the Indians, ap. pointed. honorable Carter Braxton; and the said Indians have

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petitioned this assembly to appoint others in their stead:

II. Be it therefore enacted, That Drury Ragsdale, James Hill, Thomas Littlepage, James Johnson, the younger, Bernard Moore, William Dandridge Claiborne, Benjamin Temple, Thomas Robinson, Isaac Quarles, and James Ruffin, gentlemen, shall be, and they are hereby constituted trustees for the said Indians, in the room of those who are dead.

CXU.
An act for altering the courl-days of

certain counties. BE it enacted by the General Assembly, That from Court days of and aster the last day of February next, a court for the certain councounty of Gloucester shall be held on the first Monday ties, altered. in every month; a court for the county of Hardy shall be held on the Monday next aster the first Tuesday in every month; a court for the county of Hampshire shall be held on the Thursday next after the second Tuesday in every month; a court for the county of King William shall be held on the fourth Monday in every month; a court for the county of Harrison shall be held on the third Monday in every month; a court for the county of Orange shall be held on the fourth Monday in every month; a court for the county of Mercer shall be held on the fourth Tuesday in every month; a court for the county of Nelson shall be held on the second Tuesday in every month; a court for the county of Greenbrier shall be held on the last Tuesday in every month; a court for the county of Montgomery shall be held on the first Tuesday in every month; a court for the county of Washington shall be held on the second Tuesday in every month; a court for the county of Russell on the third Tuesday in every month; a court for the county of Henry on the second Monday in every month; a court of Hastings shall be held for the city of Richmond on the fourth Monday in every monti; the courts of quarterly sessions in the counties

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