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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Contents

An act to define the boundary lines of Pike Lawrence and Amite counties
70
An act authorizing proceedings in certain cases therein named against unknown heirs
78
An act supplemental to an act entitled an act prescribing the mode of ascertaining
84
An act concerning the three per cent fund
87
An act to repeal so much of the several laws as allows pay to grand jurors and
93
An act to amend an act to appropriate the moneys arising from the rents of school
97
An act to amend the twentyfirst section of an act to reduce into one the several
104
An act to provide for the payment of witnesses in certain cases
111
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 an 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 an act concerning attorneys and counsellors
153
An act to prevent the damages which may happen by the firing of woods marshes
159
An act to extend the provisions of an act entitled an act to prevent the damages
160
An act to remove the several courts of law of Hinds county to the town of Ray
165
An act to change the mode of appointing commissioners of roads
171
An act requiring the sheriffs of the several counties in which the supreme court
177
An act organizing a board of internal improvement
183
An act to define the boundary line between the counties of Jefferson and Claiborne
191
An act to levy a special tax for the counties therein named
202
An act to amend an act entitled an act to provide for the election of a public printer
208
An act to amend an act entitled an act to establish a court of probate for the grant
214
An act to establish permanently the seat of justice of Washington county
220
An act to define the boundary lines between the counties of Jackson and Hancock
221
An act to establish and change election precincts in certain counties therein named
234
An act for the relief of the securities of public officers in certain cases
251
An act to amend an act prescribing the mode of ascertaining and assessing the taxa
292
An act to define the boundary line between the counties of Jackson and Hancock
300
An act for the further distribution of the laws and journals of this state
308
An act to amend an act entitled an act to reduce into one the several acts and parts
314
An act to amend an act entitled an act to reduce into one the several acts concern
319
An act to provide for the improvement of the navigation of the several watercourses
322
An act to regulate the taking of documentary testimony in certain cases and
328
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 suppress malicious injuries to personal property and for other purposes
345
An act the better to provide for the payment of expenses incurred in the prosecution
354
An act to require the executive of this state to appoint three assistant quartermasters
360
An act to alter and amend an act entitled an act to reduce into one the several acts
382
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393
An act to organize and establish circuit courts and to define their powers and juris
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 carry into effect that part of the fourth article of the constitution which
444
An act to authorize the trustees of the school lands within each township in this
452
An act to provide for selling the thirtysix sections of land granted by the United
458
An act to repeal an act entitled an act to reduce into one the several acts and parts
465
An act to declare in force the several acts concerning the mode of election
473
An act to designate in what manner and in what courts suits may be brought against
475
An act to repeal the sixteenth section of an act entitled an act respecting
483
An act to amend an act to organize and establish circuit courts and to define their
501
An act to define the boundary line between the counties of Jackson and Hancock
565
An act to prescribe the method of proceeding against delinquent overseers of roads
571
An act to repeal the law extending the action of replevin
577
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 amend an act entitled an act concerning the appointment and duties
613
An act to incorporate the Mississippi City Company
649
An act to legalize certain proceedings of the commissioners of the Mississippi Ship
656
84
665
An act to extend the powers of the police courts in certain counties therein named
666
85
673
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 prevent the evil practice of duelling in this state and for other purposes 785
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
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
104
825
An act to amend an act entitled an act supplementary to an act entitled an act
830
105
833
An act to amend the charter of the Grand Gulf rail road and banking company
836
106
841
107
849
108
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 increase the revenue of this state
885
An act to extend the provisions of the sixtyfourth section of the act entitled
889
An act in relation to the sheriff of the county of Madison and for other purposes
892
company
903
140
906
516
908
316
912
174
913
252
915
400
916
766
920
142
922
525
924
112
925
209
926
458
927
145
928
793
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