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ACTS AND RESOLUTIONS
Passed at the Session of the General
Assembly of Xorth Carolina com
mencing on the CV? Monday of
(Xotk. The follow ins Acts and Reso
lutions went into effect from .the dav of
their ratification, unless otherwise spe
1. Resolution, to authorize the joint
committee to examine the returns
of election in August last, and to
send for persons and papers.
Ratified 20th Nov., 1872.
2. Resolution, in favor of David
Pigott, tax collector of New Han
over county. Allows time till the
1st Feb., Ib73, to collect and pay
over the taxes, and relieves him
from all penalties for having fail-
. ed to do so. Ratified 29th Nov.,
3. An Act, to change the time of
holding the Superior Courts of
"Wake county. A Hows four terms
of the Superior Court, a year. 1st
Monday in January and June,
and 8th Monday after the 2nd in
February and August. Ratified
3d Dec., 1S72.
4. Joint Resolution, to provide for
deficiencies in the annual supply
of .stationery. Ratified 3d Dec.,
asking Congress to
amend the Pension laws. Asking
that the law may be so amended,
as to grant pensions to those who
were enlisted ana in reaamess.
but not in active service for 60
days. Ratified 3d Dec, 1872.
fi. An Act, for the relief of the sure
ties of Wm. A. Walton, late Sher
iff of Rowan county. Allows
them to 1st Feb., 1873, to settle
with the Public Treasurer. Rati-
tied 4th Dec, 1S72.
. Resolution, asking for the re
moval of disabilities. Requests
Congress to remove the disabilities
of Hon. . A. Graham, Hon. W.
N. II. Smith, J. S. Raker, Ksq.,
Hon. Rurton Craige, David Cole
man, Fo., Gen. J. G. Martin,
Gen. D. II. Hill, J. A. Craige,
Fq., Rob't Ransom, Ksq., J. II.
Hill, Ksq., and Hon. Geo. Davis,
and all other citizens, Ac. Rati
fied 4th Dec, 1S72.
8. An Act, for the relief of D. J.
Clarke, late Sheriff of Rladcn
county. Remits penalty and in
terest for failing to .settle taxes.
Ratified 8th Dec, 1S72.
1). An Act, to re-enact Chap. 18,
Laws of 1S70-'71. Pay of officers
and memlKTs of the General As--
sembly, allowing the Speakers,
$7 xr dian, and 20 cents per mile,
to and from home; Members and
Kn rolling and Kngrossing Clerks,
" per day, same mileage ; Princi
pal and Assistant Clerks, $G per
day, same mileage, and Door-keticrs,$-"xTday,and
age. Ratified Gth Dec, 1872.
10. Joint Resolution, concerning the
sale of the Western N. C. Rail
road. Raises a committee of 8,
to investigate the indebtedness,
and devise a. way to prevent a sale
of the road. Ratified 7th Dec,
11. Joint Resolution, authorizing
the Secretary of State to send a
secial messenger to Gates county
for the election returns. Ratified
7th Dec, 1S72.
12. Resolution of instruction to the
Principal Clerk of the Senate.
Directs him to make enquiry as
to the number of officers in pay
ment of the University and the
duties of such officers. Ratified
7th Dec, 1872.
11. Resolution, to purchase Nation
al colors. ItatiheU th Dec, 1S2.
1 1. Jiouse ltesoiution, to take a re
cess. Ordering a recess from 19th
Dec, 1S72, to 15th Jan., 1873.
ltatined llth Dec, 1872.
lol Resolution, in favor of the Sher
iff of Dare county. Allows him
until 1st Feb., 1S73, to settle with
the Public Treasurer. Ratified
llth Dec, 1S72.
1C. Resolution, in regard to the de
ficiency of seats in the House of
Representatives. Directs the door
keeicr to procure the necessary
M-ats. Ratified llth Dec, 1S72.
17. An Act, to incorporate the N.
C. Medicinal Co. Company at
- Wilmington, N. C, with a cap
ital stock of $.XK),000, for the pur
ise of manufacturing ' Farrars
Klectrio," and other medicines.
Ratified 13th Dec, 1S72.
,13. An Act for the relief of Simon
Godwin, tax collector of Johnston
county. Allowed him until 20th
February, 1873, to settle the tax
. es. Ratified 13th Dec, 1872.
19. Resolution, in favorof Ware and
Miller. Directs the Auditor to
issue a duplicate warrant for 150
for the ux of Ware and Miller,
No. 093. Ratified 13th Dec, 1S72.
20. Resolution, empowering the
joint i-oiiiinitte: to investigate the
sale of the extern N. C. Rail
road, to take testimony under
OAth. Ratified 13th Dec, 1872.
21. An Act, concerning the election
of Judges. Hereafter to be elect
ed by the voters in the several
judicial districts. Ratified llth
22. Joint Resolution, in regard to
the manner of drawing jurors for
. the Federal Courts, in this State.
Asking, that jurors may be drawn
for the U. S. Courts in the same
way that they are drawn for our
Stnierior Courts. Ratified llth
23. Resolution, in relation to the
per (firm allowed except the ab
sence is caused by sickness. Rat
ified llth Doc, 1872.
21. Resolution, in regard to the
Supreme Court library. Author
hme tho Cerc-of the Supreme
Court to expend the money re
ceived for Licenses to practice, in
tho purchase of books. Ratified
llth Dec, 1S72.
23. Resolution, in favor of the em
ployees of the General Assembly.
Allows them $3 per da Rati
fied llth Dec, 1872.
2G. An Act, to re-enact and amend
led An Act to establish the rates
of the public printing and for
other purposes. Printing cora
mittce directed to make a contract
vith some responsible person, at
the following rates: so cent for
composition, plain, and fl.CO for
rule and figure work ; and .V) cent
per token, press work. Rati fled
17th Dec, 172.
27. An Act, to incorporate the N.
C. Life Insurance Company.
Usual act of incorporation, auth
orizinga joint stock company with
a stock of not less than $100,000,
nor over $1,000,000. K. P. Battle
and others, directors. (The com
pany has been organized.) Rati
fied 17th Dec, 1872.
28. An Act, to regulate the salaries
of the Governor and Public Trea
surer. Allows the Governor $4000
per an., and the Public Treasurer
$3000. Ratified 17th Dec, 1872. '
29. AnAct, to change the time for
holding the Spring Term of Ca
barrus Superior Court. Spring
Terra, held 1st Monday in July in
each year. Ratified 18th Dec,
30. An Act, to repeal sec. 10, of the
act entitled An Act to suspend
the Code of Civil Procedure in
certain cases," and enact a substi
tude for said section. Sec. 10
continues in force the law sus
pending the Code of C. P. until
1st January, 1873, amended so as
to read, "This act (theoriginal)
shall be in force until otherwise
provided by law. Ratified 18th
31. An Act,-to amend tli3 charter
of the Wilmington and Planters
Railroad Company. Allows this
Company to consolidate with the
Atlantic and Pacific Seaboard
Railway, with all the powers of
the original charter. Ratified 18th
32. An Act, to charter the Wilson
and Tar River narrow gauge Rail
road. Capital stock $500,000, to
construct a narrow gauge railroad
from Wilson to Tar river at or
near Greenville. Ratified 18th
33. An Act, to re-enact and continue
in force the charter of the hay
etteville and Florence Railroad
Comnanv. and the several acts
amendatory thereof, and to amend
the same. Legalizes subscriptions
on the nart of individuals ana
' corporations. Ratified 18th Dec,
34. An Act, to incorporate the New
York. Norfolk ana cnarieston
Railroad Company. -Capital stock
$.5,000,000 to construct a road from
the Virginia line to tne soutn
Carolina line in the direction of
Columbia. Authorizes the com
uanv to lease existing roads, to
issue bonds, dc Ratified 18th
35. Resolution, of instruction to the
Attorney General. Directs him
to appeal to the Supreme Court
U. S. in the case of the State v.
Lee Dunlap. Ratified 18th Dec,
3G. An Act, to extend the times of
taking out grants in McDowell
County. Time extended to 1st
July, 1873. Ratified 19th Dec,
37. An Act, for the support of In
sane Asylum for the1 year 18.3.
Appropriates $70,000 for the pur
pose. Ratified 19th Dec, 1872.
An Act, to authorize the Com
missioners of Guilford county to
levy a special tax. authorizes
$20,000 to be levied, to build a
Court House. Ratified 19th Dec,
S9. Resolution, in favor of certain
witnesses, before the Committee
of Privileges and Flections. Pub.
Trcas. directed to pay them. Rat
ificd 19th Dec, 1872.
40. Resolution, to provide for the
cancellation of the vouchers in
the Treasury Department. To be
cancelled in the presence of tne
Joint Committee. Ratified I9tn
41." An Act, legalizing the levying
tv. Part of the tax was uncol
leeted authorizes Commissioners
to collect, Sa Ratified 19th Dec,
42. Resolution, in regard to Rurke
Square. Authorizes the Square
to be leased for two years, for
academic purposes. Ratified lGth
43. Resolution, for re-asses.sment
and valuation of the Wilming
ton, Columbia and Augusta Rail
road The President of the Road
directed to furnish a list, assess
ment and valuation of all the ef
fects and property of the Com pany
in order that the same may be re
assessed. Ratified 10th January,
44. An Act, to amend an act, rati
fied the 20th day of Jan'y, 1871.
Allows the Government of the U.
S. not only to procure sites for
Light Houses, but also for the
dwelling of Light Keepers. Rat
ified ICth Jan'y. 1$73. -
45. An Act, for the relief of certain
school teachers. County Treasu
rers directed to pay certain teach
ers the amounts due for past ser
vices. Ratified 17th Jan'y, 1873.
46. An Act, to amend an act, enti
tled "An Act to enable any per
sons notices than three to become
incorporated," &c Restricts the
holding of real estate to 300
acres Rati fied 17th Jan'y, 1873.
47. Resolution, in regard to the
pensions of soldiers of the war of
1812. Requests our Senators and
Representatives to procure, if
possible, certain amendments to
the pension laws, in which unjust
discriminations are made on ac
count of Jovaltv. &c Ratified
17th Jan'y, 1373.
48. An Act. to amend chapter 18,
Private Laws of 1870-'71, being
an act defining and amendatory
of the charter of the Wilmington
N. C. Life Insurance Company,
ratified lGth Feb'y, 1871. Capital
stock shall not be less than $100,-
vidinglor tne payment of the
stock subscribed, and the notes
given by stockholders. Ratified
1 St h Jan!y,J7A
49. An Act, to repeal chapter 89,
Laws of lS71-'72. The act of 1872,
allowed the Commissioners of
Stokes, Rockingham and Chowan
counties, in their discretion, to
pay overseers of roads, not ex
ceeding $2 per day. Ratified 18th
50. An Act, to exempt tho counties
of Ashe, Watauga, Alleghany,
Jackson and Swain, from the pro
visions of chap. 142, Laws 1809
'70. The act of 1870, makes it a
misdemeanor to take mountain
trout between tho 1st of April and
the 15th October, by shooting or
otherwise, and to catch them by
seining at any time. Ratified
lbth Jan'y, 1873.
51. An Act, to authorize the consol
idation of the Carolina Narrow
Gauge Railroad Company, and
the Chester and Lenoir Narrow
Gauge Railroad Co.. in South
Carolina. Authorizes such con
solidation, if the feame be approv
ed by the members of the several
Companies. Katmea m Jan'y,
1873. J if-
52. An Act, tol'eure certain defects
in the registration of deeds and
other written instruments in Bun
combe county. I-Declares valid
the acts of A. F. Summev. Eeris-
4 TA.l , Tr.:tsvl 00,1 T J.- t
53. An Act, to incorporate the Al
bemarle and Scupperribner Steam-
loat Transportation Company.
A joint stock: company, with a
capital of $50,000, with the usual
corporate powers! to build, repair
ana run steamboats ana other
crafts on ScuppeVnong river, and
other waters of North Carolina.
Ratified 24th Jaia'y, 1873.
54. An Act, to incorporate the Snow
Railroad Co. Capital stock, $100,-
unit vmuiiivtiiiu uuiusuuiu
000, to construct ai Railroad from
Goldsboro to Granville, by Snow
Hill, and from Goldsboro to Fay
etteville. Ratified 25th January,
1873. : $f
55. An Act, to prevent the felling
C A. I IT r 1 A L
ui trees in aaw fiver anu lis trib
utaries, Stoney Creek and Reedy
.boric, in Alamance county. Pen
alty of $10 for sof doing. Ratified
27tn Jan'y, 18731
56. An Act, concerning the town of
Goldsboro, in Wayne county.
Authorizes the Board of Commis
sioners to vtrevetp the erection of
wooden buildings In certain
cases. Ratified 27th Jan'y, 1873.
57. An Act, In favor of Uie Com
missioners of Mjadison County.
Provides for the support of J.
. Sawyer, a lunatic Ratified 27th
Jan'y, 1873. i f
58. An Act, to change the name of
the Holden Hook and Ladder
Company, No. 1, of Newberne.
isame changed to Mechanic's
Hook and Ladder" Co. Ratified
27th Jan'y, 1873.
59. Resolution; of instruction to
Representative.-? in Congress.
Requested to use their influence
to prevent a repeal of the Bank
rupt law. Ratified 27th Jan'y,
GO. Resolution, in regard to the
Joint Committee on the Peniten
tiary. Provides that the Com
mittee heretofore appointed shall
remain exactly as it is. Ratified
27th Jan'y, 1873.
ui. An Act, to amena an act to in
corporate the Wilmington Insur
ance Company. Concerning the
notes and bonds taken for premi
ums on insurance. Ratified 28th
Jan'y, 1873. j. :
62. An Act, to prohibit the sale of
spirituous liquors within two
miles of Excelsior College in
Burke County! Makes it a mis
demeanor to sel spirituous liquors
within two mijesof the College.
Ratified 28th Jan'y, 1873.
63. An Act, in relation to deposi
tions. In suits before a Justice of
the Peace, either party may ap
ply to the Clerk of the Couit, ob
tain a commission and take the
deposition of any one whose evi
dence he desire. Deposition to
be returned tot Clerk and by him,
passed upon; Ratified 28th Jan'y,
64. An Act, to allow the owners of
Catawba Toll Bridge and Horse
Ford Property, to list it for taxes
and register the same. Parties
in a civil action before a Justice
of the Peace, may, after the issue
joined, take such depositions as
he may apply! before the Clerk of
the Superior Court.-RatiaJa tr
65. An Act, fori the relief of Sheriff
and Tax Collectors. They are
authorized to collect the taxes as
sessed from 186S-'69 to 1st day of
Jan'y, 1874 ; Provided, they have
settled with the Pub. Treasurer.
Ratified 28th Jan'y, 1873.
66. An Act, to amend an act ineor
porating the I town of Farmville,
Ti-ii i i a tt l t. - r
in i in county. usuai act oi incorporation.-
Ratified 18th Jan'y,
67. Resolution, of enquiry in regard
to the Keeper of the Capitol.
Provides for a Committee to in
vestigate whether the Keeper has
appronriatecrState property to his
own use. Ratified 28th Jan'
68. An Act, to amend chapter 185,
Laws of 1808-'G9. entitled "An
Act concerning townships.' AI
lows appeals in regard to road
matters, from the Board of Coun
ty Commissioners to the Superior
Court, and from thence to the
Supreme Court. Ratified 29th
Jan'y, 1873. f f
69. An Act, declaring euse river
a lawful fence. Declared so to be,
from the Johnston co. line, to the
upper falls.- Ratified, 29th Janu
ary, 1873. : j
70. An Act, to investigate the af
fairs of the" Western Division of
the Western N. C. Railroad Com
pany. Continues the joint com
mittee of investigation, empowers
them to send for persons and pa
pers, and oblige them to report
at the present session. Ratified
3ist January, 1873.
71. Resolution:, or request to our
Senators and Representatives in
Congress concerning the -In
dians. Approves of the policy of
the President in regard to the In
dians, and deprecates any inter
ference of the. Government with
their occupancy of the lands al
lotted to ! them. Ratified 31st
72-73-74. AmAct, for the relief of
- Timothy F. Lee, Sheriff of Vake
" iXjuntyAiioww iitu ""until is
March, to settle county, taxes.
Ratified, 1st February, 1873.
(Amended by declaring its mean
ing, 3rd March, 1873; and further
amended by releiving him from
all penalties and forfeitures incur
red, 3rd March, 1873.)
75. An Act,ito repeal chap. 68, of
the laws orjUJW-i The act re
pealed is entitled "An Act to pre
vent the reckless destruction of
deer." Ratified, 3rd Feb'y, 1873.
76. An Act, to amend an act, enti
tled "An Act, to incorporate the
Jseuso river Ferry Company of
iNortfl Carolina, ratified 25th Jan
uary, 1872. Allows the county to
increase the: capital stock, to f 2.,
000: no other ferry to bo estab
lished at Newborn, fives tho rati
of tolls. ltaHfled 5th Feb'y, lh'X
77. An Act, In reference to printing
nu uisinouung tne iw, jour
nal, document and bill. Pro
vides fur the printing and dell v
ery of the laws, journals and other
documents to the Secretary o
State, within 40 days after ad
journment, and for the distribu
tion of the usual number o
copies. Ratified 5th Feb'y, 1873
78. An Act, to amend chap. 39,
4, of the Private Laws of l869-770
ratified 1st day of March, 1870
entitled "An Act to incorporate
the town of ML Olive in Wayne
county. Fixes the election o
Mayor and Commissioners on the
1st Monday in Mayoieacn year.
Ratified 5tbJFeb'y, 1873.
79. An Act, to authorize the Com
missionersof Halifax county to
levy a special tax, and for other
purposes. May levy $8,000 to pay
outstandine bonds. Ratified 5th
80. An Act. to exend the time for
the redemption of land sold for
taxes. Owners of land sold for
taxes in 1871-'72, allowed 3 months
lonsrerto redeem the same. .rat
ified 5th Feb'y, 1873.
81. An Act. to amend chap. 152,
laws of 1872. Prohibits taking
with nets, seines, bows and ar
Cumberland county, between the
13th May and 1st December; also
in. certain waters in Sampson and
New Hanover. liatinea otn
82. An Act, to provide for the build-
mg or a jail nouse in me town oi
Hayesviile, Clay county. County
Commissioners to appoint Com
missioners to let out the building,
and if necessary, to levy a specia
tax to pay for it. Ratified 5th
83. Resolution, of instruction to our
Senators in Congress. To exert
themselves to procure the passage
of the act, applying part of the
proceeas arising from the sale o
the public lands, to the States, for
purposes of. education. liatinea
5th Feb'y, 1873.
84. Joint Resolution, in regard to
the Branch Mint at Charlotte.
Requests our Senators and Rep
resentatives to prevent, if possi
ble, the discontinuance of the
Branch Mint at Charlotte. Rati
fied 5th Feb'y, 1873.
85. An Act, to forbid the sale of
spirituous liquors in the town of
Shelby, Cleavelana county. pro
vides for a vote to be taken, ana
if so decided, no liquor is to be
sold, unless by prescription of a
physician. Katined 7th t eb'y,
86. An Act, to amend the charter
of the N. C. Spoke and Handle
Manufacturing Company. Name
changed to "N. C. Handle Com
pany." Ratified 7th Feb'y, 1873.
87. An Act, to incorporate the N. C.
Steel Kail Company. uapitai
stock $250,000, not over, $10,000,-
000, to manufacture steel rails,
&c, operate railroads, turnpikes,
&c, and navigation companies,
for purposes in connection with
their works. Ratified 7th Feb'y,
88. An Act. to amend the charter
of the Cape Fear Iron and Steel
Company. The Company em
powered to build any road on its
branches to join with other roads,
as their interest may determine.
Ratified 7th Feb'y, 1873.
89. Resolution, raising a joint com
mittee to examine and cancel
vouchers in the Auditor's office.
Ratified 7th Feb'y, 1873.
90-91. Resolution, in favor of James
McQueen of Robeson county.
Directs the Public Treasurer to
pay him the canard offered in the
act of 13th Apn 1871, for the ap-
rrehension ofB1" i awu-
1st March, 1873?y inserting Feb
ruary for April.
92. An Act, to alldw enterers of va-
cant lanas, xuriner lime 10 ooiain
grants from the State. Allows
titles to be perfected until 1st
July, 1873 Ratified 7th Feb'y,
93. An Act, to empower the Com
missioners of Caldwell county to
sell certain lands. May sell the
Poor House tract. Ratified 10th
94. An Act. to incorporate the town
of Jackson, in the county oi
Northampton. Usual act of in
corporation. Ratified 10th Feb.,
95. An Act, to repeal chap. 146,
laws of 1870-'71. The act repealed
was to lay out and construct a
road through Ashe county from
Jefferson to Piny Fork of Cran
berry Creek.- Ratified 10th Feb.,
96. An Act, for the appointment of
an additional constable for the
town of Charlotte. Ratified 10th
97. An Act, to incorporate Seaton
Gales Lodge, No. O. O. F. in the
city of Raleigh, N. C. Usual act
of incorporation. Ratified 10th
98. An Act, to incorporate King
Solomon Lodge, No., 313, F. and
A. Masons, in Robeson county.
Usual act of incorporation. Rat
ified 10th Feb'y, 1873.
99. An Act, to incorpcrate the
Chapel Hill Iron Mountain Rail
road. Incorporates a Company
with a capital stock of not less
than $ , with Gen. R. F. Hoke
and others, to build a railroad
from the Chapel Hill, Iron Moun
tain to the North Carolina Central
at some point at or between Cary
and Hillsboro, or to some point
between Cary and Apex station
on the Raleigh and Augusta Air
Line Railroads. Ratified 10th
Feb'y. 1873. . .
100. An Act, to discontinue a pub
lic highway from Salem to Moses
Stewart's in ForsytheountiV
- -Ratified, 10th ihw
ioi. An Act, to incorporate the
Cape Fear and People's Steamboat
Company. Consolidates the two
companies, with the usual corpor
ate powers, with a capital stock
of not less than $150,000. Rati
fied llth Feb'y,373.
102. An Act, to Incorporate Edge-
combo Female Seminary. Joint
Stock Company with a capital
stock of 100.000. Ratified llth
103. An Act, to Incorporate the
fiirw Vonr Water Wnrlr f'nmni.
1 I -A t .t
wj. Luai act ui incorporation.
with a capita! stock of f kxj.ooo.
Company toupply Wilmington
with water. Ratified llth Feb'y,
101. An Art, to Incorporate the!
town of H lma. In Johnston Coun i
ty. Uual act of incunoratlon,
vlth power granted to t ii voter
to ay whether or no p!ritt ihall
t retailed. Ratified Uta IVb'y,
105. An Act, to incorporate the
Horse's Foard Manufacturing
Company. Usual act of incorpor
ation. W. H. Ellis, A. N. Shu
ford and others, directors, capital
' $50,000. Ratified llth February,
106. An Act, to incorporate the
Midland N. C. Railway company.
Capital Stock, $5,000,00: to con
struct a railroad from Beaufort
Harbor to the Tenn. line. Co. fully
organized upon the ratification of
the act, with althe powers of the
most favored railways; Co. has
power to issue stock certificates
for the whole $5,000,000: with
proxy coupons. (A new frature)
Ratified Feb. 12, 1872.
107. An Act, in reference to Execu
tors and Administrators, who re
sided in that part of Northamp
ton county which was afterwards
annexed to Hertford county.
Allows such persons jto settle their
accounts in Northampton county.
Ratified Feb. 12th, 1873.
108. Resolution, authorizing the
Auditor to issue a duplicate war
rant for $34ft to the late treasurer
. of Yadkin county. Ratified 12th
109. An Act, to authorize tne com
missioners of Watauga county to
levy a special tax. Empowers a
levy of $3000 to build a Court
House. People just to vote on the
proposition. Ratified February
110. Resolution, in favor of the
sureties of Jesse Sumner Sheriff of
Buncombe county, in the year
1869. lieiieves tnem trom all
fines and penalties incurred for
the Sheriff's not settling according
to law, provided the same is ac
counted for by the 1st Oct., 1873.
Ratified 13th Feb., 1873.
111. Resolution, confirming the con
tract witn Patrick Mcuowan.-
Ratifies the contract heretofore
made with him, and approves the
bond filed. Ratified 13th Feb.,
112. An Act, in relation to the
Sheriff of Yancey county, Le
galizes the acts of S. S. Peterson,
Sheriff, elected in August last.
Ratified 14th Feb., 1873.
113. An Act, for the relief of certain
tax payers in Lenoir Co. County
Commissioners may refund the
taxes illegally collected for school
purposes in 1870. Ratified, 14th
114. An Act, to define the powers
and duties of county Surveyors.
They are also to act as procession
ers. Ratified 14th Feb., 1873.
115. An Act, to change the name of
Boon Hill in Johnston county,
and to prohibit the sale of spirit
uous liquors therein. Name
changed to Princeton. Unlawfull
to sell liquor in the place. Rati
fied 17thFeb., 1873.
116. An Act, for the relief of John
G. Williams. Directs the Attor
ney General to make him a deed
far the 8000 acres of land, bought
as a site for the Penitentiary,
upon his surrender of 56 Bonds
issued on account of the purchase,
&e Ratified 17th Feb., 1873.
117. An Act, making an appropria
tion for the year 1873, to the Deaf
and Dumb, and Blind Institu
tion. Appropriates $45,000, for
that purpose. Ratified 17th Feb.,
118. An Act, to empower the com
missioners of Caldwell county to
levy a special tax. Ratified 19th
119. An Act, to empower the com
missioners of VuTjiilieKpnpt
u a is neciai tax. Ratified 19th
120. An Act, to empower the com
missioners of Harnett county to
levy a special tax. Ratified 19th
121. An Act, to empower the com
missioners of Swam county to
levy a special tax. Ratified 19th
122. An Act, to empower the com
missioners of Granville county to
levy a special tax Ratified 19th
Feb., 1873. ,
123. An Act, to empower the com
missioners of Lenoir county to
levy a special tax. Ratified 19th
124. An Act, to allow the Com mis
sioners of Moore county to levy a
special tax. Ratified 19th t eb.
123. An Act, to allow the Commis
sioners of Columbus county to
levy a special tax. Ratified 19th
126. An Act, to allow the Commis
sioners of Transylvania county to
levy a special tax. Ratified lutn
127. An Act. to allow the Commis
sioners of Person county to levy a
special tax. Ratified 19th Feb.
28. An Act, to allow the Commis
sioners of Montgomery county to
levy a special tax. Ratified 19th
29. An Act, to allow the Commis-
- sioners of Greene county to levy
. a special tax. Ratified 19th eb.,
130. An Act. to incorporate the
Mechanic's Hose Company, of
Wilmingrton, N. C Usual act of
incorporation. Ratified 19th
Feb., 1873. j
131. An Act, to incorporate the
Carolina Central Railway Com
pany. Capital stock, $10,000,000,
'. and more if necessary, to con
. struct a railroad from Wilming
ton to the Tenn. line, with the
ford Railroad, and any others.
and to complete the same, power
to borrow money, execute mort
gages, fcc Ratified 20th Feb.,
132. An Act, to provide for the
, printing of Battle' Revisal of the
public statutes, and for other pur
poses. Enacts Battle Revisal a
reported, authorizing the law of
the present session to bo inserted
therein, and 6000 copies to bo
printed under thesuperintcndanee
of the commissioner ; direct tho
distribution by the Governor
copy-right In the State. Ratified
Suth Feb., 1S73.
123. An Act, to amend an act, en
titled "An Art" relatlvototbe
Western Turnpike Road lead in 3
from Ahevilie westward. N
lTm required to ay toll in the
county u herein tie midetj tior
iliail ltlzci t)( lUywuod pay at
the Uuneumbe rat, and tine
crmi. juuttcu -via t to,, ii.o.
i:u An Ad, far IhorcHtf
of Milt I
privilege of purchasing the Wes
tern N. C. Rai 1 roa d. and.- T'1
,i.r. -..nurto and Rutber-
Woods. Allows him to colfect
arrears of taxes in Goldsboro'
township, levied in 1869-'70.
Ratified 21 Feb., 1873.
135. An Act, to amend the charter
of Milton, in-Caswell" county.
Commissioners authorized ' to fill
vacancies occurring in the board.
Ratified 21st Feb., 1873.
136. An Act. to incorporate " Mt.
Prosnect CaniD Ground." in the
county of Union. I. E. Irby, I.
F. Starnes, E. W. Richardson, D.
P. Beck and Jesse B. Milton, and
their successors, incorporated as
commissioners: corporate limits,
130 acres. No liquor to be sold
within two miles of the camp
grounds, during religious exer
cises. Ratified 21st Feb., 1873.
137. An Act. to incorporate the
Stone Square Lodge, No. 10., An
cient York Masons, in the town
of Warrenton. Ratified 21st Feb.,
138. An Act. to incorporate the
Selma Lodge of Ancient, Fre
and Accepted Masons, at Selma,
Johnston county. Ratified 21st
139. An Act, to authorize the com
missioners of Bladen county to
levy a special tax. Ratified 21st
140. An Act, to amend an act, enti
tled "An Act" to incorporate the
town of Catawba Vale in the
county of McDowell. Name
changed to "Old Fort.," Ratified
21st Feb., 1873.
141. An Act. to incorporate the
Trustees of Marion Baptist
church. Have power to accept or
purchase and hold land to erect a
church ; to make oy-iaws, &c
Ratified 21st Feb., 1873.
142. An Act, to prohibit the sale of
spirituous liquors witnm two
miles of the Court House in the
town of Moraranton. At an elec
tion to be held, upon 10 days
notice, the citizens may vote for
"prohibition," or "no prohibi
tion ;" a majority decides it.
Ratified 22nd Feb., 1873.
143. An Act, to authorize the com
missioners of Alexander county
to lew a special tax. Ratified
22nd Feb., 1873.
144. An Act, to authorize the com
missioners of Stoke county to
levy a special tax. Ratified 22nd
145. An Act.- to incorporate the
City Hall Company in the town
of Charlotte. Com'y with a capi
tal of not less than $5000, to erect
a public building, with the usual
corporate powers. Ratified 24th
146. An Act, to incorporate the
"Old North State Lumber, Min
ing and Manufacturing Compa
ny. Capital stock, $250,000 with
privilege of being increased to
$1,000,000. Com'y to have power
to hold in fee, real estate and
mineral rights in Iredell, Burke
and adjoining counties, for the
purpose of mining and manufac
turing metals, coal, wood, bricks,
&c; to erect mills, build, buy or
lease roads ; corporations may
take stock; Com'y may issue
bonds and establish an office any
where in the U. S. Ratified 24th
, Feb., 1873.
147 to 154 (inclusive). An Act, to
alter the Constitution of the
State. Ratified 24th February,
1873. (The several acts for the
amendment of the Constitution of
the State, have been heretofore
published, and will asrain be pub
lished in full, in the newspapers
155.An Act, to incorporate the N.
C. Mica Mining Company. Usu
al act of incorporation, for the
purpose of mining mica, copper,
lead, &c.,, and transporting the
same to market. Ratified 2uth
15G. An act to incorporate the Golds
boro Banking and Loan Association.
Capital stock, not less than $25,000
Company granted usual banking
privileges, with power to loan on
morteajre. and lien on crops befare
the same is raised. Ratified 26th
157. An act to incorporate the Great
Western Air-Line Railway Company.
Capital stock $5,000,000, to construct
a railroad from Weldon to Charlotte ;
allows Company to consolidate with
other roads, giving the suroe privil
eges as the N. C. Railroad possess
RUified 26th Feb. 1873.
158. An act to repeal chapter 61. private
lawa of 1870-'71. Chapter 61 is an
act incorporating the town of Mur
phy, in Cherokee county. Ratified
26th Feb. 1873.
159, An act to incorporate Danbury
Lodge, iTo. 323 of Free and Accepted
Masons, at Danbury, in Stokes county,
N. C. Ratified 26tu .Feb. 1873. .
160 An act to amend chapter 50 of
private laws of 1871-72, entitled "An
act to incorporate the town of Boone
in Wayne county. Changes the corpo
rate limits. Ratified 26th Feb. 1873.
101. An act to repeal section 1 of "An
': act" for the better protection of oys
ters and terrapins in the waters of N.
C. Ratified 20th Feb. 1873.
162. An act to incorporate "White Hill
Lodffe No. 321." An:ient, Free and
Accepted Masons, in Moore county.
Ratified 26tb Feb. 1873.
163.; An act to incorporate "Manatan
Lodge, No. 318." Free and Accepted
Maon. Ratified 26th Feb., 1873.
164. An act to incorporate the Trustees
of Oxford Colored Educational As
sociation of Granville county. Rati
fied 20th T.b. 1873.
1C3. An .ct n act, entitled
an act to incorporate the rrrnch.
Broad Turnpike Company." Ratified
2Cth Fel5., 1873.
166. An act to incorporate the Btotra
rai; Manufacturing Company.
Capital stock $730,000, for the pur.
pnae of manufacturing cotton, wool,
flax, metal, wood, 4c. The invest
menu in raw materia!, tuachinery
and building exrmpt from taxatiH
for 9 rears, JUtifled SSt It Feb., 1 $73.
167. A a ct to incorporate the Tartar t'a
Loan Bank.1 Capital, fiD.OOO ; ta
corporatcd witli lU uU tuaklnj
privilege, except isalg bl!. Hat
loss money on crop to ! plantl.
and on mortgage. IUt.td Stb
ICS Am act to provide tor it cot'rft
tioa f rtttBii 3!tifcrT Act,
lUtified Slk I'tb, 1971. tTt4s, t
getUf ttitit the Itvena tt. It la
re, eo! UI be tr ly lartUbmj
a ft rt timt.) ?
CtrfUift ft tocntt tf fet
Uxrj. JUu4 Im. 17.
170. Resolution in favor of Hon. Wm.
H Battle. Pajs him for revising the
laws, si.ouu. KatiHefl 3d March.
17J- Resolution concerning the Public
Printing. Allows public printer 00
uaja irom uie adjournment to exe
J p.. ..
cute tne L.e"lslativ brintinr. Rnti
fied 1st March, 1873. -172.
Resolution ilavor of John II.
Hill, door kteper of the House. Pays
him $7 20 tor summoning witnesses.
Ratified 1st March, 1873. .
.173. Resolution in favorof Sam'l Cabe
Secretary of State directed to issue a
grant on sec. 83, district 10, to Sam'l
Cabe. Ratified 1st March, 1S73.
174. Resolution in favor ot John H.
Hill, doorrkeeper of the House. Pays
him $27 for contingent expenses
Ratified 1st March, 1873.
175. Resolution in favor of A. S. Hill,
Sheriff of Cherokee couuty. Allow
him to collect taxes for 1872. Rati
fied 17th Feb., 1873.
176. Resolution in regard to the sale of
books by the Secretary ol State. Au
thorizes the Secretary to eeil bound
. volumes of the laws, Code of Civil
Procedure, &r. Ratified 21st Feb.,
177. Resolution for the relief of John
J. Hasty. Sheriff of Union county.
Relieves him from the penalty im
posed by his failure to settle the coun
ty taxes in time. Ratified 14th Feb.,
178. Resolution in favor of James M.
Young, Sheriff of Buncombe. Allows
him until 1st day' of Math, 1873, to
settle the taxes. Ratified 14th of
. February; 1873. '
179. Resolution authorizing and direct
ing the Governor aud Treasurer in cer
tern matters connected with the Wes
tain North Carolina Railroad Com
pany. Governor is directed to appeal
from the judgment of the "United
States Circuit Court for the Western
District to the Supreme Court of the
United States, aud if necessary, to
bring new suits, &c ; and requests the
Treasurer to give bonds, pay expenses,
;c. Ratidetl the 15th ot February,
180 Resolution in favor of Brunswick,
-Edgecombe and Northampton
countiesy Public Treasuier U directed
to repay to those counties the capita
tion tax ovhr-paid by them in 1869
and 1870, fo common school pur
poses. RatitieXthe 26ih of February.
181. Resolution inXfavor of Aithur
Dennis. Public Trksurer is directed
to pay him $137 50, arresting W.
G. Glenn, an escapcxlxpenitentiary
convict. Ratified th& 25: h of
February. 1873. V
182. Resolution in favor of vt,X Enrol
ling and Engrossing Clerks f the
House. Allows them ud-.D&l
clerical assistance for the remai.Ner
of the session. Ratified the 28th
February, 1873. X.
183. Resolution in favor oi James Mu
Gowan. Allows him $35 for taking
an inventory of arms, &c, in the
public arsenal. Ratified the 28th of
181. Resolution in favorof John S. Har
rison. Public Treasurer is directed
to pay him 22.73 upon ., the warrant-!
of the Auditor. Ratified the 3d of
185. Resolution in regard to the public
laws of 1871 '72. Secretarv of State
directed to expend $175 in purchas
ing the laws ot 1871- 72, for certain
counties. Also directs sui; to be
brought against the former Secretary
ot State for not supplying those laws,
ana tor otner malfeasance?. Katmeu
1st March, 1873.
183. Resolution raising a Joint Commit
tee to negotiate with Coleman Bro
thers, for a surrender of their on!rr
1 11 1 (i e
brick worlc 01 tne Jrerxmeniiary
(Committee bought oat the contract
for $35,000.) Ratified 22nd Feb.
187. Joint resolution in regard to the
Centennial International Exhibition
iu the city of Philadelphia, in the
year 1876. Approves and endorses
the proposed exhibition, recommends
to the people of the State to take part
in it, and instructs the members o
Con fjrcs3 to promote it as they besi
can. Ratified 26th Feb., 1873.
188. Resolution in behaf of Jonas Cline,
Sheriff of Catawba county. Directs
thePublic Treasurer to pay him, upon
the warrant of the Auditor, the sum
of $470.60, taxes assessed on the
"Western N. C. Railroad, and pre
vented from being -collected by in
junction. Ratified 28th Feb. 1873.
189. Resolution to authorize the Audi
tor to issue a duplicate warrant for
$280.00, to Elijah Murrell, Sheriff of
Onslow county. Warrant issued to
the County Treasurer of Onslow, No
987, and transferred by him i to the
Sheriff, lost. Ratified 28 Ui Feb.,
190. Resolution in relation to refunding
certain railroad tax to the Sheriff of
Iredell county. Public Treasurer
directed to pay back $294.28 railroad
tax improperly collected. Ratified
1st March, 1873.
191. Resolution to print muster rolls of
of 1812. Directs that 300 copies be
printed ana distributed one to each
officer and member of the Assembly,
and one to the Superior Court Clerks.
Ratified 28tb Feb. 1873. I
192. Resolution in favor of Principal
Clerks. Pays each $100 for extra
work. Ratified 3d March, 1873.
193. Resolution declaratory of the mean
ing of section 4. Resolution in favor
of Sheriffs, ratified Dec Cth 1872.
Whenever the county Commiadncers
have settled with the Sheriff f.r coc
veylng convicts to the Penitentiary,
the Auditor shall kudit the claims,
and the Treasurer pay the tame. Rt
ified 3d March 1873
101. Resolution appdotlo I)'. W. A.
Sbarpe and l v. 11 lliumo.
member of the Ird ot Public
. Char it ire. JUtifit-d Si dy vl March
193. iUaoiution in favor of A. M. Lrwta,
Jr. I'ys ttioi $3 p-r dy, t? tivu
es rendered the l'ii f Clerk during
the eti l 1673-73. llit.fi.1t si
190. Resolution in favorof J. If, I'-enl
Pays bit crai.t, l!,IKi. lUtifUd
31 March 173.
197. i::i'.i is f..f ..r J t . r..-
ttf. rjs Life $125 f m-tk i
en the Cp:ti. JUft4 Si M-t
It-.uti.i. In ftf 4 ttf, II. M.
flat & . IJ tht mt:tKil (IU i
lUtiCetSl MnW 171
183L IlltV i lt-t f lr x
tn-l lis ,j t.U is. M-fc ft- ,1
rmf tU ts: iui. It fis;.'tf-f tUih, '
utii it M.fU, i;a
t)bvt. 1 :..t---a i t i: !i ?
1W?1 ul.itt m i., i,
$tm ftt li t vt- tf I -
i i f 0
latter $10.00 for eerjring fii'.roeaas.
Ratified 1st March, 173. - .
233 Resolution in regard to the V , t r
Exhib'-ioD Directs the State Gem-
gist to prepare maps specimen: f
f,7 send to Europe protded th0
United States government pays u,,
0nC. of transportation, &c. Rat.
ified 3rd March, 1873'
203 Resolution concerning the dis
tribution of the lawa nt the t picial
session of 1868. ; Diucta live copies
to be sent to each cotinty. and one t(
the clerk of the. couj-t. Ratified 3rd
204. Resolution in regard
to the Wil-
General directed to
nronos, d sale of this
investigate the .
road, and pie-
vent the same if possible.
28th February, 1873.
205. Resolution of instruction 10 tl.e
Secretary of-State. Secretary direi t
cd to jurnish the copy ot the act
changing the times of holding Bruns
wickand Robeson courts to" the IMe
ionian for publication. Ratified 3rd
206. Resolution in relation to the Pub
lic Library. Joint Committee on the
Public Library empowered to con
tract with some one to do the duties
of the Librarian. Ratified 22d Feb.,
207. Resolution in regard to adjourn
ment. Agreed to adjourp at 12 M.
Monday, 3d MarchJ 1873. Ratified
24th Feb., 1873. H . - ' - "
208. An act to incorporate the Ply
mouth and Hyde Patk Railway Com
pany. Capital stock $400,000, to be
subscribed by individuals and corpo
rations, to construct a road from Ply
mouth, in county of Washington, to
, HjdePaikiu Hvd s, and thtnee to
Fairfield in the eastern part of said
. county; power graited to borrow
money and mortgagfe the property of
the Company. Ratified 28th Feb., ,
209. An act to incoporate the town of
Pineville, in the eo iinty of Mecklen
burg. Ubual act f incorporation
Voters in the corporation to vote W
"license" or "no license," and the salts
of spirits to depend upon the vote
cast. Ratified 28th Feb , 1873
210. An act to ameiicl the "Act to Uy
off and establish the county of Dare."
Alters one of the boundary line.
Ratified 1st March 1873.
211. An act to. amend chapter 241 ot
he Public Lawaofl870-71.nentitled
4an act to incorporate the Spartan
burg, Columbus and Rutherford Rail
road company." J Sltrike out the tM-c;
tion 71 fixing the gauge of the load a t
same as that of the Wilinington,Ctinr
lotte and Rutherford road. Ratified
1st March, 1873.
212 An act in reardj
to collecting spe
the Sheriff rensoh
for collecting the
Ratified 1st Match
cial taxes. County
r orsythe may allow
tux on lauroacls. .
1873. i .
21 "V An act in reference to the frtatutu
oi. limitation, tiroviaes inai uio
shall bar suits brought against
the stockholders of banking cot punt- .
tions, chartered out the State I elwie
1861. foUhe purpose of collecting
penalties wider thd individual liabili
ty clause- of their charters. . Ratified
1st March, 1873.
214. An att to incorporatc the ' Old
North State Insurance Company. "L
Incorporated with the usual powtis.
and provides for t capital stock of
$100,000, which! nay be increased to
1,000.000. Ratified 1st March. 1873,
215. An act to extend the time ol U A.
Gupton, former) Sjheriff'of Franklin
i county, for making hi rettWinent
with the countxTeaurer, AUed
till 1st Monday (in May to settle, aud
relieves him of any- penalties hereto-,
fote incurred. Ratified 1st Match,
216. An act co amend the school Ohm-,
ratified 12th February, 1872. (Tins
law has been publi&hed in the News,
and other papers, in full.) Ratified
20th February, 1873.
217. An act in tavi. -' of Jtwe McCoy,
Allows the heirs t; peril ct an entry
made ; by their Inthtr. in Caimfiu
county, and direct i a fjiant lo isMiu.
Ratified 1st March, 1873.
218. An act to incorporate the CiaDber-.
ry Iron and Coal Company. Capital "
stock not to exceec $5,000,000. Rati
tied 28th Februry,1873.
219. An act to incur )orute the Rabun t
Gap Short Line Railway-Company, 'j
Company with a capital stock id !
$3,000,000, to construct a road from i
a "point at or near
the Locust Stake
in the N. C. Liue. near the present
road leading from Franklin, N. C, to
Clayton Ga., to the Tennessee line,"
where the Tennessee river crosses to
the line in Smokiop; Mountain." LV
ual powers, iDcluling privileges of
issuing bonds secu ed by ruortirage, 1
corporations to tafc e stock, &c , grant
ed. Ratified 23th February, 1873.
220. An act to revive an Act to incur-
corporate the Bank of Raleigh, rati
fied 1st March, 1H70. Act of 1870
continued in forcL Ratified 28th
221. An act amendatory of an Act au
thorizing the sale! of ceitain lanrln,
ratified 26th day oftMarch, A. I). 1870.
Repeals so much lof section 2 as re
quires deeds to be nade to actual set
tlers, and that titles shall be withheld '
until 100 families liave located. Rat
ified 28th February, 1873.
222. An act to al!oi Commissioners of
Washington countjr to levy a pct-ial
tax. Allows them to levy $2,000.
lUtified l.t March J 1873.
223. An act to ioctirpoiate the town of
Avcraboro in Harnett county. Uul
act 01 incorp6ratioln. Ratifi-1 Into!
March, 1873. j
224. An act to incorporate the Ik-ll t'4ve
Ojtttr uaj. Tlie company t
fiave the cxcluhive privilege of plant
ing and growing ryttrs lor 53 yrari,
wilLiaa plot f M'l acres adjiotog
Iug an 1 Pi 07 llaod ia lkz.4
KumI, CatUrtt CfiatiT. iUtil..d
SSih lUurj, 1873.
2V An act to incorporate the to 11 -f
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