Laws of the State of Mississippi: Embracing All Acts of a Public Nature from January Session, 1824, to January Session, 1838, Inclusive

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John D. Toy, 1838 - Statutes - 932 pages
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Contents

An act establishing the places of holding courts in the county of Hancock
69
An act to regulate ferries on rivers and other water courses dividing counties
75
An act regulating sales of merchandise at auction and for other purposes
81
An act to amend an act entitled can act to establish an additional board of medical
87
An act to repeal so much of the several laws as allows pay to grand jurors and
93
Ad act to amend an act entitled an act to reduce into one the several acts concern
101
An act to amend an act entitled an act to establish and organize the supreme
107
An act to change the time of holding the county and probate courts in the several
113
An act to establish a permanent seat of justice in and for the county of Yazoo
117
An act to repeal the fifteenth section of the act entitled can act further to extend
123
An act to authorize the county courts of the several counties therein named to make
130
An act to divide Yazoo county and to organize a new county out of the same
136
An act to amend the one hundred and fortieth section of the orphans court act passed
142
An act to provide for holding one term of the supreme court at Natchez
146
An act further to amend an act entitled can act concerning attorneys and counselors
153
An act to prevent the damages which may happen by the firing of woods marshes
159
An act to amend an act concerning highways ferries and bridges
167
An act to amend the ninetyseventh section of the ninth chapter of the revised code
173
An act requiring the sheriffs of the several counties in which the supreme court
177
An act respecting runaway slaves
183
An act to define the boundary line between the counties of Jefferson and Claiborne
189
An act to extend legal process into that part of this state now occupied by
195
An act to amend an act entitled an act to reduce into one the several acts concern
201
An act to extend the laws of the state of Mississippi over the persons and property
207
An act to change the judicial districts therein named and for other purposes
213
An act to revive the literary fund law passed November 26th 1821
219
Page An act to revive an act entitled an act to reduce into one the several acts concerning
220
An act to amend an act entitled an act concerning strays stock and drovers
234
An act for the relief of the securities of public officers in certain cases
251
An act relative to the distribution of the laws and journal of both houses of the gene
288
An act supplemental to an act entitled an act to establish a Planters Bank in
297
An act to repeal a part of the act to suppress duelling passed June 13th 1822
303
An act relative to the call of a convention
309
An act to authorize executors administrators and guardians to purchase real estate
316
An act to alter and amend an act entitled an act to revise the militia system
324
An act to provide for the leasing of school lands in certain counties therein named
330
An act further to amend the acts concerning the jurisdiction and powers of justices
334
An act to amend an act entitled an act to reduce into one the several acts concern
341
An act to exempt females from attending as witnesses in certain cases
348
An act to amend an act entitled an act further to amend the acts concerning
355
An act to amend an act entitled an act to establish a Planters Bank in the state
362
An act to repeal all laws making it the duty of the auditor and treasurer to prevent
374
An act directing the mode of choosing electors to vote for president and vicepresident
380
An act to organize and establish circuit courts and to define their powers and juris diction in law and equity
400
An act to establish and organize a separate superior court of chancery and define
409
An act to define the duties of the auditor of public accounts and to establish
423
An act concerning the attorneygeneral and district attorneys
429
An act to amend an act entitled an act to render cotton receipts promissory notes
432
An act better to provide for the payment of persons summoned to guard criminals
437
An act to amend an act entitled an act to carry into effect that part of the fourth
507
An act to organize the counties laid off in part of the territory acquired by the United
516
An act further to amend an act entitled an act to reduce into one the several acts
522
An act to amend the 9th section of an act entitled an act to organize and establish
528
An act to extend the provisions of an act entitled an act to prevent the damages
530
An act to amend an act entitled an act to authorize the trustees of the school lands
539
An act further to provide for the erection of a penitentiary in this state
546
An act to appoint commissioners of public buildings in this state and for other pur
554
An act to organize certain new counties therein named and for other purposes
563
An act to appropriate the three per cent fund to the construction and repairs of roads
569
An act to change the time of holding the high court of errors and appeals
575
An act to incorporate the Northern Bank of Mississippi and for other purposes
582
An act to authorize the reception of that portion of the public revenue of the United
590
An act to extend the time of holding the circuit courts for Hinds county and
603
An act to incorporate the Bank of Grenada Mississippi in the town of Grenada 619
649
An act to legalize certain proceedings of the commissioners of the Mississippi Ship
656
An act to extend the powers of the police courts in certain counties therein named
666
An act to extend and change the terms of the circuit court in the county of Han
676
An act to incorporate the Greensborough academy in the county of Choctaw
683
An act to authorize rail road companies to dispose of their unsold stock
693
An act to amend the charter of the Planters Bank of the state of Mississippi
700
An act to incorporate the Benton and Manchester rail road and banking company
706
An act to amend the laws respecting suits to be brought against endorsers of promis
717
An act to incorporate the Hernando rail road and banking company
727
An act to prevent the evil practice of duelling in this state and for other purposes
735
An act to incorporate the Tuscalemeter turnpike and bridge company
739
An act to exempt from sale and set apart blank square number nine south in the city of Jackson for the use of a market house and for other purposes
745
An act supplemental to an act entitled an act to establish the Agricultural Bank
751
An act to exempt firemen therein named from performing military duty
757
An act to amend an act concerning attorneys and counsellors at law passed June
764
An act supplementary to an act to incorporate the subscribers to the Mississippi
784
An act to change the time of holding the circuit court of Marshall county
792
An act granting certain powers and privileges to the officers of organized religious
800
An act to authorize McKee and Patterson to build a bridge across the Yocnapatafa
806
An act to amend the charter of the Port Gibson academy
812
An act to change the time of holding the circuit courts of the several counties com
818
An act in relation to pleas in abatement
824
An act to amend an act entitled an act supplementary to an act entitled an act
830
An act to amend the charter of the Grand Gulf rail road and banking company
836
An act to define the rank of volunteer companies in the militia of this state
844
An act to prescribe the mode in which the county police of Marion county shall
851
An act to incorporate the subscribers to the Colbert male and female academy in
857
An act for the relief of the assessors and collectors of the counties of Bolivar
863
An act to incorporate the Paulding and Pontotoc rail road company
869
An act to dispose of the unsold lands belonging to the state of Mississippi donated
881
An act to authorize the Mississippi and Alabama rail road company to establish
887
An act to amend an act entitled an act to incorporate the Lake Washington
893
An act to amend the fortyfifth section of the act entitled an act to reduce into
901

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