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AN ACT to incorporate the Montrose Law College of Kentucky. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, That the foundation called the Montrose Law College shall be a corporation, and by this denomination is vested with all the faculties of every other foundation of learning in Kentucky. The only superior corporator is its founder, Thomas B. Monroe, L. L. D. and the sole regency of the corporation is in him, and shall be continued in his successor nominated by his deed or testament, and thus on continually after every succession. It has power to organize within it the several departments proper to its object-inns of chancery, inns of court, and schools of rhetoric and logic, of history, and of the several divisions of jurisprudence-and by its diplomas to confer the degrees of batchelor, of barrister, and of sergeant at law. The degree of barrister conferred with the approbation of two judges of the supreme court of Kentucky, after the examination and proof of the qualifications now required, shall entitle the graduate to admission to the bars of all the courts of the state. The diplomas conferring degrees, the acts of the corporation under its seal establishing departments, and the acts of the regent appointing his successor, shall be registered in the public library of the state by the librarian in proper books provided for him by the regents. Approved January 23, 1854.

CHAPTER 69.

AN ACT to exclude Crab Orchard Springs from the limits of Crab Or chard.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, That from and after the passage of this act, the "Crab Orchard Springs," now owned and occupied by Jacob Harlan, in Lincoln county, be and the same is hereby excluded from the limits of the town of Crab Orchard, and not subject to the tax imposed by said town upon the residents and property of said town.

Approved January 23, 1854.

CHAPTER 70..

AN ACT for the benefit of Mary Cary and Maurice Doody. WHEREAS, Maurice Cary and Maurice Doody purchased a certain tract of land, situated in the county of Larue, containing three hundred acres, the said Cary paying for one hundred acres of said land, and the said Doody paying for the remainder: and whereas, the said Maurice Cary, who was never naturalized as a citizen of this common

wealth, departed this life intestate, leaving his widow, Mary Cary, his only heir, and before the necessary conveyance of title could be made to said land; and whereas, the statutes vest the title of said land in the commonwealth, in such cases. Therefore,

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, That this commonwealth hereby releases all her rights, title, interest and claims in and to said land of whatever character and kind to said Mary Cary; and John Duncan, as commissioner of the Larue circuit court, is hereby directed to convey said land by deed to the said Mary Cary and Maurice Doody.

Approved January 23, 1854.

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CHAPTER 71.

AN ACT for the benefit of S. M. Leeman, late Sheriff of Graves county. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, That S. M. Leeman, late sheriff of Graves county, be allowed until the first day of November, 1854, to return his delinquent list of muster fines, revenue, and ■county levy for 1852.

Approved January 23, 1854.

CHAPTER 72.

AN ACT for the benefit of John Friend, late Sheriff of Floyd county. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, That John Friend, late sheriff of Floyd county, and his deputies, be allowed the further time of two years, from and after the passage of this act, to collect their arrearages of tax, county levy, and fee bills in their hands for collection, for the years 1847 and 1848.

Approved January 23, 1854.

CHAPTER 73.

AN ACT to change the place of voting in district No. 1, in Bullit county, Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, That the place of voting at William Green's, in district No. 1, in Bullitt county, be changed to the house of Christian Barrel, in said district, and that all elections hereafter in said district be held at the house of said Barrel.

Approved January 23, 1854.

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amended.

CHAPTER 75.

AN ACT to amend the act establishing the town of Elkton, Todd county. § 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the CommonFormer act wealth of Kentucky, That an act, entitled, an act amending the law establishing the town of Elkton, Todd county, Kentucky, approved January 20, 1843, be amended so as to confer the same power and jurisdiction on any justice of the peace in said county, that is conferred by said act upon justices of the peace residing in said town.

execute process.

§2. That any constable in said county is hereby authorConstable to ized to execute process and do all other acts within the limits of said town, in the same manner as is authorized by said act to be done by constables residing within the limits of said town.

Approved January 23, 1854.

CHAPTER 76.

AN ACT to change the State road from Hopkinsville to Morgantown. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, That the Christian county court be vested with full power and authority to change the state road known as the Butler road, leading from Hopkinsville to Morgantown, from a point known as the east end of Frazier's lane to Bright's old gate. In making said change the said court shall be governed by the requisitions of the general law upon the subject of changing roads.

Approved January 23, 1854.

CHAPTER 77.

AN ACT to authorize the Lawrence County Court to change voting dis tricts in said county.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, That from and after the passage of this act the Lawrence county court shall have full power and authority to alter or change any justices' or voting district in said county, on the petition of a majority of the legally qualified voters residing within the bounds of the proposed change: Provided, that no such alteration or change shall be made within sixty days preceding any election.

Approved January 23; 1854.

CHAPTER 78.

AN ACT to change the line of Justices' and Constables' districts Nos. 3 and 5, in Taylor county.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, That the line dividing the justices' and constables districts Nos. 3 and 5, in Taylor county, be and the same is hereby, so changed as to include the residences of Samuel Wise, William Minor, J. G. Newcomb, Joseph Abell, James Reynolds, J. M. Newcomb, William Sparling, Aaron Puryear, Ephram Ridge, and James Railey in district No. 3, in said county.

Approved January 23, 1854.

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CHAPTER 79.

AN ACT for the benefit of L. B. Goggin.

WHEREAS, it appears that L. B. Goggin, late sheriff of Mason county, by order of the judge of the Mason circuit court, paid the board and attendance of a jury in the case of the commonwealth against Patton, for felony, amounting to thirteen dollars, and that there is no provision by law for refunding to him the said sum. Therefore,

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, That the sum of thirteen dollars be paid to L. B. Goggin, out of any public money not otherwise appropriated.

Approved January 23, 1854.

CHAPTER 80.

AN ACT for the benefit of the Sheriff of Kenton county.

Upon certain conditions.

§1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Common- Time allowed. wealth of Kentucky, That Phil. L. Brown, sheriff of Kenton county, be and he is hereby allowed until the first day of March, 1854, to pay in his revenue for the year 1853. §2. That this act shall not prevent judgment being obtained for the amount of the revenue that he may be in arrear; but if the revenue be paid in accordance with this act, all damages and interest shall be remitted, and execution shall be stayed until the 2d day of March, 1854: Provided however, that before this act shall go into effect the sureties of said sheriff shall appear in the county court of said county and enter of record their consent to the indulgence hereby granted.

Approved January 23, 1854.

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CHAPTER 81.

AN ACT to incorporate the Bloomfield and Springfield Turnpike Road

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§ 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the CommonCompany form wealth of Kentucky, That a company shall be and the same is hereby established, with a capital of fifty thousand dollars, to be divided into shares of fifty dollars each, for the purpose of constructing a Macadamized or gravel turnpike road from the town of Bloomfield, in the county of Nelson, to Springfield, in the county of Washington, under the Corporate name name and style of the Bloomfield and Springfield Turnpike Road Company, and as such shall be competent to contract and be contracted with, sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded, answer and be answered, defend and be defended, in all courts and places within this commonwealth; with power to acquire, hold, possess, use, and occupy all such real and personal estate as may be necessary and convenient for the site or route of said road; for piers and abutments of all such bridges as may be requisite on said road, and lots for toll-houses, and the residences of gate keepers on said road; also all necessary stone, gravel, sand, timber, and earth for the construction and repair of said road; and to have and use a common seal, and alter or renew the same at pleasure; to make and ordain all such by-laws, rules, and regulations as may be necessary for the construction or repair of said road, and the management of its prudential and financial concerns, not contrary to the constitution and laws of this commonwealth, or of the United States.

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§ 2. That the width of said road shall not, at any point Description of where it will admit of it, be less than forty nor more than sixty feet, and the artificial or metalled part thereof shall not be less than eighteen feet wide, and the graded part not less than twenty four feet wide, and that said grade shall not exceed three degrees, and that the streams shall be bridged.

missioners.

§3. That Spence Minor, H. E. Stone, Ludwell McKay, Names of com- J. D. Stone, Green Duncan, John R. Jones, David Dogan, James Bascom, Benjamin Pile, L. W. Hundley, Charles Grundy, D. C. Walker, L. J. Smith, and H. & A. McElroy, be and they are hereby appointed commissioners to open books for the subscription of stock aforesaid, at such times and in such places as any three or more of said commissioners may deem expedient; and whenever twenty thousand dollars of said stock shall have been subscribed, said commissioners, or any three or more of them, may call a meeting of the stockholders at such time and place as they may deem convenient and proper, having first advertised in the newspaper having the most general circulation in the counties through which said road is to pass, the time and place; and the stockholders, in pursuance of said

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