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1827 Laws of Indiana

Part of the Historic Indiana Law Project.

List of Indiana laws from:
Richmond Public Leger – 27 Jan 1827 – Page 3 AND 3 Feb 1827 – Page 3

LIST OF ACTS, &c.

Passed at the 11th session of the General Assembly of Indiana.

1. An act to authorize the board of Justices of Ripley county to appoint a lister for Brown township in said county.

2. An act legalizing the marriage of Benjamin Patterson and Abigail Hultz.

3. An act to amend “an act organizing circuit courts, and defining their powers, approved January 30th, 1824;” and also to amend an act entitled, “an act concerning prosecuting attorneys, approved, January 20, 1826.”

4. A memorial of the General Assembly of Indiana, on the subject of reducing the minimum price of public lands.

5. An act making an appropriation to pay the debt due from this state to the United States.

6. A Joint resolution relative to the lands appropriated for the use of salt springs.

7. A Joint resolution on the subject of certain public lands in the vicinity of Indianapolis.

8. An act authorizing Samuel S. Graham to convey certain lots in the town of Paris, Jennings county.

9. An act for the relief of persons owning lots in Springfield, the late seat of justice of Posey county.

10. An act for the relief of the securities of Nathaniel W. Mark, late sheriff of Rush county.

11. An act to amend the act regulating the mode of summoning and empaneling grand and petit jurors, approved, January 31st, 1824.

12. An act authorizing Alexander Divin, Robert Milbern, and Samuel Hall, to convey a lot therein named.

13. An act to legalize certain official acts of William W. Kennedy, late recorder of Vermillion county.

14. An act for the relief of Ansel Richmond, recorder of Madison county, and clerk of the Madison circuit court.

15. An act supplemental to the several acts declaring Blue river a public highway.

16. An act appointing commissioners to re-locate the seat of justice of Crawford county.

17. An act for the benefit of the widow and heirs of Peter B. Wright, deceased.

18. An act to repeal an act entitled, “An act to authorize called sessions of the circuit court.”

19. An act for the benefit of the persons who have or are likely to suffer by the destruction of the records of Dearborn county, which was consumed by fire in the court house in Lawrenceburgh on the morning of the 6th March, 1826.

20. An act legalizing certain contracts made by the agent of the reserved township of Monroe.

21. An act requiring the board of justices of Washington county to fix on a place for holding circuit courts.

22. An act for the benefit of persons leasing the school sections in township twenty-one, of range seven west in the year 1825.

23. An act to authorize the board of justices of Pike county to appoint trustees of Pike county library.

24. An act declaring Salt Creek a public highway.

25. An act declaring the Brushy Fork of Muscatitack a public highway.

26. An act authorizing Henry Thornburgh and Henry Hoover, administrators of the estate of John Charles, deceased, to convey a certain water privilege.

27. An act to amend an act entitled, “An act for the appointment of trustees to receive deeds for lots or lands given or purchased for the use of schools, meeting houses or masonic lodges, approved January 7, 1824.

28. An act amending an act entitled, “an act, supplemental to an act entitled, ‘an act defining the duties of recorders, and pointing out the mode of conveying real estate,’” approved Feb. 12, 1825.

29. An act to amend an act, entitled, “an act for the incorporation of county libraries, approved, January 28, 1824.

30. An act to enable the citizens of Vigo county to appropriate their road fund to the removal of stagnant waters in said county.

31. An act to provide for removing the obstruction in the river Patoka.

32. An act to incorporate the county seminary of Harrison county.

33. An act for the formation of a new county out of the county of Wabash.

34. An act to amend the act concerning salt springs in Orange county, approved Jan. 20, 1826.

35. An act to authorize Robert R. Roberts and others, to keep a public ferry on the West Fork of White river in Owen county.

36. An act to amend the act declaring certain streams therein named public highways.

37. An act to repeal part of the act, entitled an act providing the mode of opening and repairing public roads and highways in certain counties therein named, approved Jan. 21, 1826.

38. An act to repeal part of the act, entitled an act for opening public roads and highways, approved Feb. 12, 1825, and for other purposes.

39. An act for the relief of Jesse Jackson, late collector of the revenue of Scott county.

40. An act authorizing John Hammersley to erect a wing dam, at the Indian ford on White river, near Bono in Lawrence county.

41. An act to improve the navigation of Sand creek.

42. An act authorizing Alexander Craig to erect a dam across the West Fork of White river and for other purposes.

43. An act organizing a county library in the county of Crawford.

44. An act respecting the state road from the Wabash, by the way of the High Banks on White river to Indianapolis.

45. An act for the relief of John Carter and Joel Dixon.

46. An act to amend the act entitled an act regulating the jurisdiction and duties of justices of the peace.

47. An act respecting the Knox county seminary.

48. An act declaring the Mississinewa river navigable and a public highway.

49. An act to amend an act entitled “an act to incorporate the Whitewater canal company.”

50. An act to legalize the proceedings of the board of justices of Green county, at a special session held on the 13th day of May 1826.

51. An act attaching part of the county of Perry to the county of Crawford.

52. An act to provide for building certain bridges, and for other purposes.

53. An act to provide for recording brands, ear marks and for posting estrays in certain counties therein named, and for other purposes.

54. An act to amend an act entitled “an act for opening and repairing public roads and highways, in certain counties therein named, approved Jan. 12, 1826.

55. An act declaring the East Fork of White river, a public highway.

56. An act incorporating the Washington county seminary.

57. An act to amend the several acts now in force relative to assessing and collecting the revenue.

58. An act making general appropriations for the year 1827.

59. An act to amend an act entitled, an act providing for the settlement of decedents, estates and for other purposes, approved January 26, 1824.

60. An act concerning the Seminary townships of land in Gibson and Monroe counties.

61. An act to establish a road from the town of Crawfordsville in Montgomery, to the town of Covington in Fountain county.

62. An act to extend a certain law therein named.

63. An act for raising the salary of the agent of the state for the town of Indianapolis.

64. An act for the relief of the securities of Abraham Elliott, late sheriff of Wayne County.

65. An act supplemental to an act entitled, an act for the appointment of Trustees to receive deeds for lots or lands given for the use of schools, meeting houses, or Masonic Lodges, approved January 7th, 1824.

66. An act more fully to carry into effect an act to provide for the appointment of a separate commissioner on that part of the state road leading from Mauk’s ferry to Indianapolis, which lies between the towns of Franklin and Indianapolis.

67. A joint resolution of the General Assembly relative to purchasers of public land.

68. A joint resolution on the subject of school lands in the state of Indiana.

69. An act to amend an act entitled an act regulating the practice in suits at law.

70. An act for the organization of Delaware county.

71. An act providing for the erection of an office for the Clerk of the Supreme Court, and for other purposes.

72. An act establishing the eastern boundary of Henry county.

73. An act to amend an act entitled an act authorizing the laying off certain state roads in this state and appropriating one hundred thousand dollars of the three per cent fund for opening the same, approved December 31, 1821.

74. An act legalizing the proceedings of the school trustees in Congressional township No. 9, in range No. 2 west, also Congressional township No. 12, in range No. 13 east, in Franklin county.

75. An act regulating the manner of doing county business in certain counties therein named, and also to elect township officers.

76. An act to authorize Franklin F. Sawyer to sell and convey certain real estate.

77. An act authorizing Daniel Fetter and Lewis Stryer to purchase and occupy five acres of land therein named.

78. An act authorizing Arthur Major to build a bridge across Big Flat Rock.

79. An act appointing a Board of Visitors to the state seminary at Bloomington and for other purposes.

80. An act to amend an act entitled an act regulating the fees of the several officers and persons therein named, approved January 30, 1824.

81. An act in aid of the corporation of the President and Trustees of the town of Jeffersonville.

82. An act for the sale of the real estate of Thomas Bullett deceased.

83. An act in addition to an act entitled an act regulating the fees of the several officers therein named, approved January 30, 1824.

84. An act concerning state roads.

85. An act to provide for the surveying of a state road from Indianapolis to Newport.

86. An act legalizing the proceedings of the Board of Justices of Franklin county, and for other purposes.

87. A joint resolution respecting the revenue.

88. An act to provide for contracting with a public printer, and for printing and distributing the Laws and Journals of the present session.

89. An act to authorize an additional sale of lots in the town of Indianapolis, and for other purposes.

90. An act to establish county seminaries in the several counties therein named.

91. An act to vacate a part of Evan’s enlargement of the town of Princeton.

92. An act providing for the relocation of the seat of justice in the county of Dearborn.

93. An act for the relief of William W. Wick.

94. An act authorizing the sale of a lot of land near Indianapolis for the erection of a Steam Mill.

95. An act for the relief of Asahel Dunning.

96. An act to establish a county seminary in the county of Fayette.

97. An act to amend the act, entitled an act regulating the mode of doing county business.

98. An act for the relief of John Wilson late Collector of Fayette county.

99. An act to provide for incorporating a county seminary in the county of Clark.

100. An act for the re-location of the seat of justice of the county of Madison and for the formation of the county of Hancock.

101. An act making specific appropriations for the year 1827.

102. An act supplemental to the act for the re-location of the county seat of Crawford.

103. An act to authorize the executors of William Ballard, deceased, to convey certain lands therein named.

104. A joint resolution respecting Blackford’s Reports.

105. An act to authorize Polly Branham administratrix of Lindsfield Branham to sell and convey certain lands therein named.

106. An act authorizing the removal of obstruction in water courses in certain counties therein named.

107. A joint resolution relative to the state library.

108. An act to amend an act to regulate the Militia of the state of Indiana approved January 20, 1824.

109. An act to encourage the killing of Wolves.

110. An act to amend an act entitled an act to regulate judicial circuits and fixing the times of holding courts approved January 24, 1824.

111. An act to amend an act entitled an act to provide for the partition of real estate, approved January 21, 1824.

 

1826 Laws of Indiana

Part of the Historic Indiana Law Project.

List of Indiana laws from:
Lawrenceburg Indiana Palladium – 28 Jan 1826 – Page 2

A LIST OF ACTS AND JOINT RESOLUTIONS,

Passed during the Session of 1825-6, Indiana Legislature.

1. An act to repeal an act entitled “An act authorizing the administrators of John H. Piatt, dec’d. to sell certain land therein mentioned.”

2. An act legalizing the proceedings of the School Trustees of Congressional township No. 13, in Fayette county.

3. An act to amend an act entitled “An act to establish seats of justice in new counties,” approved January 14, 1824.

4. An act legalizing the marriage of William Wright of Floyd county.

5. An act requiring the Secretary of State to procure a Letter Book for the use of the State.

6. An act for the relief of Alexander Dick.

7. An act for the relief of Benjamin F. Barker and Henry Waggoner, and for other purposes.

8. An act providing for contesting the election of Governor and Lieutenant Governor.

9. An act to improve the navigation of Laughery creek.

10. An act for the formation of a new county out of the counties of Montgomery and Wabash.

11. An act to amend the act entitled, “An act declaring certain streams therein named public highways,” approved Jan. 26, 1824.

12. An act legalizing the proceedings of the boards of justices of Vermillion and Hamilton counties for the year eighteen hundred and twenty-five.

13. An act to provide for Governor and Lieutenant Governor.

14. An act providing for removing the obstructions in the river Patoka.

15. An act authorizing the surviving administratrix of the estate of Harvey Heth, deceased, to sell and convey real estate.

16. An act authorizing John W. Cox to erect a mill-dam across the west fork of White river.

17. An act to authorize Jacob Cayler to dig a mill-race through a part of a school section, in Wayne county.

18. An act to authorize the lessee of the ferry across White river, near Indianapolis, to erect a dwelling house on said premises.

19. An act to improve the navigation of the Muscatituck river.

20. An act appointing commissioners to re-locate the seat of Justice of Madison county.

21. An act for the relief of the heirs of Benjamin Warner, deceased, and for other purposes.

22. An act to amend an act, entitled, “An act relative to county boundaries,” approved January 21st, 1824.

23. An act for the relief of the Trustees of the school section No. 16 township 14, in range No. 13 east in Fayette county.

24. An act for the relief of Revolutionary soldiers.

25. An act to establish a state road from Liberty, in Union county to New-Castle, in Henry county.

26. An act amendatory to an act, entitled, “An act to locate and establish a Seminary in and for the county of Union,” approved February 7, 1825.

27. An act for the benefit of the securities of N. W. Marks, late Sheriff of Rush county.

28. A act to provide for the continuation of the survey of the State road from Terre-Haute to Fort Wayne.

29. An act establishing certain roads therein named.

30. An act providing for ascertaining the expense of supporting the poor in this state.

31. An act authorizing the Trustees of the Cambridge Academy, in Dearborn county, to hold real estate, and for other purposes.

32. An act for the relief of Jonathan Gifford.

33. An act for the relief of William Youse, late Sheriff of Union county.

34. An act supplemental to an act entitled, “An act declaring Blue river a public highway, and for other purposes.”

35. An act for the benefit of William Reed.

36. An act to authorize the Associate Judges of the Switzerland Circuit Court to hold a special session.

37. An act to legalize the proceedings of the Trustees of the Bartholomew county Library.

38. An act for the formation of the county of Tippecanoe.

39. An act concerning Prosecuting Attorneys.

40. An act establishing a State road from Rockport to Boonville.

41. An act legalizing the acts of Jacob B. Lowe, Clerk of the Circuit Court of Monroe county.

42. An act for the apportionment of Senators and Representatives to the General Assembly.

43. An act to authorize the several townships in certain counties therein named to elect township officers, and for other purposes.

44. An act to change the names of certain persons.

45. An act for the relief of collectors of the counties of Shelby, Switzerland, Washington and Jefferson.

46. An act amendatory of the law and for the better advancement of Justice.

47. An act to incorporate the town of Salem, in Washington county.

48. An act incorporating a Seminary in the county of Gibson, and for other purposes.

49. An act to amend an act, entitled, “An act regulating divorces,” approved January 22, 1824.

50. An act authorizing the leasing of Reyces’ Lick Reserve.

51. An act to amend an act, entitled, “An act declaring certain streams therein named Public Highways,” approved January 26, 1826.

52. An act making general appropriations for the year 1826.

53. An act legalizing the proceedings of the board of Justices in Hendricks county.

54. An act authorizing the board of Justices of Gibson county to vacate certain streets in the town of Princeton, and to vacate the town of Highbanks, in Pike county, and Sandersville in Vanderburgh county.

55. An act appointing an agent of the three per cent fund.

56. An act to authorize the qualified voters of the first school district in Clark’s Grant to elect a trustee.

57. An act attaching a part of Pike county to Warrick.

58. An act legalizing the proceedings of the Commissioners of the county of Clay, and for other purposes.

59. An act for the better improvement of the State Road from Indianapolis to Rushville.

60. An act supplemental to an act passed at the present session, entitled, “An act authorizing the leasing of Reyces’ Lick Reserve.”

61. An act for the relief of Samuel M’George.

62. An act to amend the act, entitled, “An act to authorize the location of certain State Roads.”

63. An act providing the mode of opening and repairing Public Roads and Highways in certain counties therein named.

64. An act to provide for the payment of the balance due to the Contractors of the Court House, in Indianapolis.

65. An act for the relief of purchasers of lots in the town of Indianapolis.

66. An act amendatory of the several acts for assessing and collecting the revenue.

67. An act legalizing the proceedings of the School Trustees of Congressional township, No. 2, in range 4 east, in Washington county.

68. An act appointing additional Trustees for the State Seminary in Monroe county, and for other purposes.

69. An act declaring Busserow creek a Public Highway.

70. An act to improve the navigation of the East and West Forks of White river.

71. An act in addition to the act entitled “An act laying off certain State Roads, and appropriating one hundred thousand dollars of the fund commonly called the three per cent fund, for opening said roads, approved 31st December, 1821.

72. An act to provide for printing and distributing the acts, joint resolutions and journals of the present General Assembly.

73. An act amendatory of the several acts for assessing and collecting the revenue.

74. An act incorporating a White Water Canal Company.

75. An act reviving and amending the act, entitled, “An act for the incorporation of the town of Lawrenceburgh, Dearborn county, Indiana Territory, approved December 26, 1815,” and legalizing and confirming the proceedings of the said corporation, and extending the right of suffrage, and the powers of the citizens within the same.

76. An act making specific appropriations for the year 1826.

77. An act supplemental to an act regulating the judicial circuits, and fixing the time of holding courts therein.

JOINT RESOLUTIONS.

1. A joint resolution of the General Assembly relative to purchasers of Public Lands.

2. A joint resolution of the General Assembly relative to the agent of the three per cent fund.

3. A joint resolution of the General Assembly.

4. A joint resolution respecting the Agent of the state, at Indianapolis.

5. A joint resolution for the benefit of the securities of Martin H. Tucker, deceased.

6. A joint resolution providing for publishing with the acts of the General Assembly at the present session, the laws of the United States relative to the naturalization of Aliens.

7. A joint resolution explanatory of the act requiring the Secretary of State to procure a Letter Book for the use of the state.

8. A joint resolution disapproving the amendment by the State of Tennessee to the Constitution of the United States.

9. A joint resolution of the General Assembly.

10. A joint resolution and memorial to the Congress of the United States on the subject of providing a further extinguishment of the Indian title to certain lands within this state.

11. A joint resolution of the General Assembly respecting the court house of Marion county.

12. A memorial of the General Assembly of the State of Indiana to the Congress of the United States, on the subject of the Cumberland Road.

 

1825 Laws of Indiana

Part of the Historic Indiana Law Project.

List of Indiana laws from:
Lawrenceburg Indiana Palladium – 18 Feb 1825 – Page 1

LIST OF ACTS

Passed at the ninth session of the General Assembly of the state of Indiana, and at the first session held in the town of Indianapolis, ending on the 12th of February, 1825.

1. An act reducing the salary of the agent for the state at the town of Indianapolis.

2. A joint resolution inviting General Lafayette to this state.

3. A joint resolution instructing our senators to procure further relief to the purchasers of public land.

4. An act for the relief of Rodman for building a bridge.

5. An act for the relief of collectors of the revenue for the year 1824.

6. A joint resolution disapproving the amendment to the constitution of the United States proposed by the state of Georgia.

7. An act amendatory to an act incorporating the town of Madison.

8. A joint resolution relative to the agent of the three per cent fund.

9. A joint resolution relative to the removal of the land office at Brookville to Indianapolis.

10. An act repealing the third section of a special act authorizing the location of a certain state road therein named.

11. An act for the relief of certain persons therein named.

12. An act attaching part of the county of Pike to the county of Gibson.

13. An act to provide for the payment of the money into the county treasury received by the collectors.

14. An act appointing a commissioner on that part of the Mauk’s ferry road wich lies between Franklin and Indianapolis.

15. An act to provide for taking the enumeration of the free white male inhabitants above the age of twenty-one years.

16. An act authorizing the heirs of Thomas Osborne, dec. to complete a conveyance to certain land.

17. An act legalizing the proceedings of the courts doing county business in Marion, Hamilton and Allen.

18. An act to incorporate the Tanners creek bridge company.

19. An act to provide for the payment of certain claims allowed by the circuit court of Sullivan county.

20. An act for the relief of the securities of the late sheriff of Floyd county.

21. A joint resolution respecting the gradual emancipation of slaves and colonization of people of color in the U. States.

22. An act for the relief of certain persons therein named.

23. An act relating to the state road from Bethlehem to Columbus.

24. An act to appoint a pilot at the falls of the Ohio.

25. An act to locate a seminary in and for the county of Marion.

26. An act to amend an act to establish a board of trustees for the promotion of education in Clark’s Grant.

27. An act to repeal part of an act concerning salt petre caves.

28. An act amendatory to an act for the incorporation of county libraries.

29. A joint resolution for the benefit of Major John Allison.

30. An act amendatory to an act regulating the taking up of animals going estray and water crafts and other articles of value going adrift, approved Jan. 7, 1824.

31. An act to incorporate the several townships in Dearborn county.

32. An act to establish a state library.

33. An act authorizing the printing and distributing of the laws.

34. An act to amend the act establishing a county treasurer.

35. A joint resolution relative to the regiment composed of Allen and Randolph, &c.

36. An act to amend an act relating to county seminaries.

37. An act concerning the seminary lands in Gibson and Monroe counties.

38. An act appointing commissioners to relocate the seat of justice of Lawrence county.

39. An act respecting state roads.

40. An act making appropriation for opening a state road from Indianapolis to Fort Wayne.

41. An act authorizing the docketing of transcripts by the clerks of the Circuit Courts upon the judgment of justices.

42. An act repealing the 5th section of an act declaring certain streams therein named public highways.

43. An act for the relief of the securities of Wm. H. Moore.

44. An act attaching part of the county of Warrick to the county of Spencer.

45. An act to amend an act concerning the seminary lands in Gibson and Monroe counties.

46. A joint resolution relative to certain mail routes.

47. An act authorizing the administrators of the state of John H. Piatt, deceased, to sell all the lands of the deceased in Indiana.

48. An act legalizing the proceedings of the commissioners in relocating certain state roads.

49. An act for the benefit of Charles Crabb.

50. An act to locate a state road from Terre-Haute to the western boundary of the state of Indiana in the direction of Vandalia.

51. An act to establish a state road from Harmonie to the Poke patch in Warrick county.

52. An act for the relief of John Smock.

53. An act supplementary to an act entitled “An act concerning the Secretary of State.”

54. An act legalizing the proceedings of the county justices of Vermillion county.

55. An act amendatory of the act entitled “an act for the settlement of decedents’ estates.”

56. An act to authorize the agent of the 3 per cent fund to pay over certain moneys therein named.

57. An act to amend an act to regulate and license taverns.

58. An act to amend an act incorporating townships.

59. An act allowing compensation to Richard Palmer commissioner to locate the county seat of Parke county.

60. An act to amend the act relative to county boundaries.

61. An act for the formation of a new county out of the counties of Owen, Vigo, Sullivan and Putnam.

62. An act making general appropriations for the year 1825.

63. An act legalizing the proceedings of commissioners in relocating certain state roads.

64. An act supplemental to an act declaring Blue river a public highway and for other purposes.

65. An act for the relief of the securities of William H. Moor, late collector for the county of Clark.

66. An act authorizing the docketing with the clerks of the circuit courts, transcripts of judgments obtained before justices in certain cases.

67. An act to locate a seminary in and for the county of Union.

68. An act to amend an act entitled an act for the incorporation of county libraries.

69. An act allowing further compensation for building a bridge over the river Muskaketuck.

70. An act to amend an act entitled an act to incorporate the town of Madison in the county of Jefferson.

71. An act appointing commissioners to relocate the seat of justice of Posey county, and for other purposes.

72. An act to authorize called sessions of the circuit courts.

73. An act appointing commissioners to locate the seat of justice of Madison county.

74. An act to authorize the relocation of a certain state road therein named.

75. An act giving further powers to the agent for the state at the town of Indianapolis, and for other purposes.

76. An act to amend an act entitled an act for opening and repairing public roads and highways.

77. An act making special appropriations for the year 1825.

78. An act incorporating Medical Societies, for the purpose of regulating the practice of Physic and Surgery.

79. An act to amend “an act for assessing and collecting the Revenue,” approved January, 1825.

80. An act for the relief of John D. Stephenson, clerk of the Hamilton Circuit Court, and for other purposes.

81. An act supplemental to the act entitled an act subjecting real and personal estate to execution, and for other purposes.

82. A joint resolution of the state of Indiana.

83. An act authorizing justices of the peace to issue writs of ne exeat.

84. An act to amend the act entitled “An act to regulate the judicial circuits and fixing the times of holding courts therein.”

85. An act attaching part of the county of Delaware to the county of Marion.

86. A joint resolution of the General Assembly relative to Fall creek mills.

87. An act supplemental to an act establishing a county seminary in the county of Knox.

88. An act to amend the act relative to county boundaries, approved, January 31, 1824.

89. An act allowing a compensation to Richard Palmer, one of the commissioners appointed to locate the seat of justice of Park county.

90. An act to incorporate the town of Charleston, in Clark county.

91. An act to amend an act entitled “an act incorporating congressional townships, and providing for public schools therein,” approved January 31, 1824.

92. A joint resolution relative to printing certain acts.

1824 Laws of Indiana

Part of the Historic Indiana Law Project.

List of Indiana laws from:
Western Register and Terre-Haute Advertiser – 11 Feb 1824 – Page 1 AND 18 Feb 1824 – Page 1

LIST of ACTS and JOINT RESOLUTIONS, passed by the Legislature of Indiana, at the session of 1823-24.

1. An act to authorize a special meeting of the board of county commissioners for the county Warrick.

2. An act for the re-appointment of Hamilton county commissioners.

3. An act to confirm the sales made by the administrators of Henry Vanderburgh, deceased, late of Knox county.

4. An act divorcing Thomas P. Lewis, from his wife Elizabeth Lewis.

5. An act for the formation of the county of Hendricks.

6. An act appointing commissioners to locate the seat of justice of Madison county.

7. An act allowing and regulating the writ of ad quod damnum.

8. An act for the relief of Julius Johnson, sheriff of Martin county.

9. An act to amend an act, entitled an act to authorize the administrators of Simson Charlton, deceased to re-assign the certificate of certain real estate, for the benefit of the heirs of the deceased—Approved, January 9, 1823.

10. An act for the relief of James Leviston, clerk of Union county.

11. An act to change the state road from New-Albany to Princeton.

12. An act to authorize a loan for the use of the state.

13. An act for the formation of a new county, out of the counties of Randolph and Delaware.

14. An act for the re-location of the seat of justice of Greene county.

15. An act to dissolve the bands of matrimony between Green B. League, and Nancy League, his wife.

16. An act for the benefit of John Upp and Ezekias, alias Ezikiel Smith.

17. An act for the relief of William Jackson.

18. An act for the incorporation of the town of Madison, in the county of Jefferson.

19. An act in addition to the act entitled an act authorizing the laying off certain state roads in this state and appropriating one hundred thousand dollars of the funds commonly called the three per cent fund, for opening said roads—Approved, Dec. 31, 1821.

20. An act to dissolve the bands of matrimony between Willis Kelly and Dardania, his wife.

21. An act regulating prisons and prison bounds.

22. A memorial of the General Assembly of the state of Indiana, to Congress, on the subject of opening a canal between the waters of Lake Erie, and the Wabash river.

23. An act to incorporate Salem Grammer School.

24. An act attaching Allen county to the counties of Wayne and Randolph for the purposes therein named.

25. An act for the relief of the sheriff of Spencer county.

26. An act making additional appropriations for the Court House at Indianapolis.

27. An act for the benefit of Benjamin Vancleve and the heirs of Hugh Holmes deceased.

28. An act to authorize domestic attachment and to regulate proceedings thereon.

29. An act attaching a part of the counties of Montgomery and Putnam to the county of Parke.

30. An act to provide for the partition of real estate.

31. An act concerning proceedings in ejectment, distress for rent, and tenants will holding over.

32. An act to prevent unlawful gaming.

33. An act for the formation of a new county out of the counties of Parke and Wabash.

34. An act establishing a county seminary in the county of Knox.

35. An act organizing the Supreme Court, and defining their powers and duties.

36. An act to legalize the marriage of William Field.

37. An act regulating the taking up of animals going estray, and water crafts and other articles of value adrift.

38. An act amendatory to an act entitled “An act for the formation of a new county out of the county of Delaware.

39. An act to establish a state road from Terre Haute to Crawfordsville.

40. An act for the relief of James Garret.

41. An act for the appointment of trustees to receive deeds for lots and lands given or purchased for the use of Schools, Meeting Houses and Masonic Lodges.

42. An act to provide for commissioning sheriffs and coroners, and to regulate their duties.

43. An act for the assignment of Dower.

44. A joint resolution of the General Assembly of the state of Indiana, relative to the National Road from Wheeling to the Mississippi.

45. An act supplemental to an act entitled an act to incorporate the town of Madison.

46. An act for the relief of Elias Willis, sheriff of Wayne county.

47. An act to enable the commissioners to change a part of the state road from Mauk’s ferry to Indianapolis and for other purposes.

48. An act to regulate the Judicial Circuits, and fixing the times of holding Courts therein.

49. An act respecting certain public property in the county of Spencer.

50. An act supplemental to an act to regulate the Judicial Circuits, passed the present session.

51. An act to provide for the election of Electors of President and Vice-President of the United States.

52. An act for the relief of Sevin Lewis.

53. An act supplemental to an act entitled an act incorporating the New-Albany School.

54. An act authorizing the county commissioners of Switzerland county hold a special session for the purposes therein named.

55. An act for the benefit of the widow and three young children of the late Henry Vanderburgh, deceased.

56. An act authorizing a review of the state road leading from Salem to Bono.

57. An act for the relief of the securities of Samuel Powell collector of taxes for the county of Jackson.

58. An act to establish and regulate ferries.

59. An act establishing certain state roads therein named.

60. An act to establish seats of justice in new counties.

61. An act authorizing a called session of the circuit court of Harrison county for the trial of Robert Morgan.

62. An act establishing the permanent seat of government of the state of Indiana.

63. An act declaring Blue river a public highway, and for other purposes.

64. An act to regulate the militia of the state of Indiana.

65. An act for the relief of certain lessees of reserved lands.

66. An act for the appointment of constables, and defining their duties.

67. An act for the relief of the heirs of civil officers deceased.

68. An act to license and regulate taverns.

69. An act for the benefit of the infant heirs of the late Jesse Roberts deceased.

70. An act for the relief of James Vawter late sheriff of Jefferson county.

71. An act relative to crime and punishment.

72. An act supplemental to the act, entitled an act to regulate the judicial circuits, and fixing the time of holding courts—Approved, January 14, 1824.

73. An act authorizing the seizure of boats and other vessels for debt.

74. An act legalizing the board of commissioners of Vigo county.

75. An act divorcing Jane Spencer, from her husband, Moses Spencer.

76. An act to repeal an act, entitled an act for altering the western boundary line of Wayne county, and for other purposes therein named—Approved, January 11th, 1823.

77. An act concerning lands granted for the use of salt springs, and to encourage the manufacture of salt.

78. An act relative to fugitives from labour.

79. An act authorizing county commissioners of Switzerland county to lay a special tax therein named.

80. An act regulating divorces.

81. An act regulating grist mills and millers.

82. An act authorizing the arresting and securing fugitives from justice.

83. A joint resolution on the subject of domestic manufactures.

84. A joint resolution to provide for enclosing the grave of John N. Dunbar Esq. late a member  of the General assembly.

85. An act organizing the Circuit Courts and defining their powers and duties.

86. An act for the appointment of county Surveyors and their duties.

87. An act providing for the alteration of a certain state road.

88. An act to regulate marriages.

89. An act confirming the board of Trustees of the town of Evansville, and for other purposes.

90. An act for the relief of Samuel Little and Thomas Hignfil.

91. An act for the relief of John Spencer sheriff of Dearborn county.

92. An act regulating the practice in suits at law.

93. An act concerning the secretary of state.

94. An act concerning debtors and their securities.

95. An act regulating the fees of the [?] offices and persons therein named.

96. An act for the relief of the poor.

97. An act for the collector of Clark county.

98. An act providing for the incorporation of towns.

99. An act subjecting real and personal estate to execution.

100. An act relative to foreign attachments.

101. An act to prevent waste on lands reserved for the use of salt springs, and for other purposes.

102. An act supplemental to the act entitled “An act authorizing the citizens of towns to vacate said town or any part thereof, and for other purposes.”

103. An act for the assessing and collecting the revenue.

104. An act for the benefit of Polly Brown and the infant heirs of the late Henry Brown, of Lawrence county, deceased.

105. A joint resolution respecting the state furniture at Corydon.

106. A joint resolution of the General Assembly of the State of Indiana relative to taxing lands within this state.

107. A joint resolution of the General Assembly of the state of Indiana of the subject of the debt due from the state to the United States.

108. A joint resolution of the General Assembly relative to the state and district Medical Societies.

109. An act supplemental to an act, to incorporate the town of Madison.

110. An act for the relief of Ellan Willets, late sheriff of Wayne county.

111. An act to enable the commissioners to change a part of the state road from Mauk’s ferry to Indianapolis, and for other purposes.

112. An act to regulate the judicial circuits, and fixing the times of holding courts.

113. An act regulating certain public property in the county of Spencer.

114. An act supplemental to an act, to regulate the judicial circuits, and fixing the times of holding courts therein; passed the present session.

115. An act to provide for the election of electors for President and Vice-President of the United States.

116. An act for the relief of Sevior Lewis.

117. An act for the relief of Claudius G Brown.

118. An act to perpetuate testimony.

119. An act authorizing the action of disseisin.

120. An act for the relief of Henry Kimberlin.

121. An act vacating part of the state road from Bethlehem by the way of New Washington and Lexington to intersect the road from Mauk’s ferry to Indianapolis, and for other purposes.

122. An act establishing the office and defining the duties of Notary Public.

123. An act for the relief of certain officers therein named.

124. An act to alter the north boundary line of Madison county, and for other purposes.

125. An act requiring certain public officers to give security.

126. An act to attach a part of the county of Gibson to the county of Pike, and for other purposes.

127. A joint resolution on the subject of extinguishing the Indian title to lands within this state.

128. An act providing for the settlement of decedents’ estates, and for other purposes.

129. An act authorizing the printing and distributing the acts, joint resolutions and journals of the present General Assembly, and for other purposes.

130. An act for the relief of insolvent debtors.

131. An act prescribing the mode of changing the venue.

132. An act regulating the practice in chancery.

133. An act to establish a state road from Petersburgh to Washington.

134. An act for the incorporation of county libraries.

135. An act to establish a board of trustees for the promotion of schools and education in Clark’s Grant.

136. An act allowing further compensation to Christopher Harrison agent of the three per cent fund.

137. An act supplementary to an act, entitled an act, in addition to the act authorizing the laying off certain state roads in this state, and appropriating one hundred thousand dollars of the fund communing called the three per cent fund for opening the said roads, approved, December 22d, 1823.

138. An act for the formation of Congressional Districts, and for the election of Senators and Representatives to Congress.

139. An act changing certain state roads therein named, and for other purposes.

140. An act establishing a state road from the French Lick to Hindostan, and for other purposes.

141. An act regulating the duties and jurisdiction of justices of the peace.

142. A memorial of the General Assembly of the state of Indiana.

143. An act concerning the seminary lands in Gibson and Monroe counties.

144. An act giving further powers to the agent for the state, at Indianapolis.

145. An act concerning corporations.

146. An act incorporating Congressional townships, and providing for public schools therein.

147. An act relating to county seminaries.

148. An act for the better management of the state prison, and for other purposes.

149. An act improving the navigation of the river Wabash.

150. An act for the benefit of the estate of John M. Crane, deceased.

151. An act authorizing the printing of sundry private acts by their titles, and reprinting sundry, statutes, and for other purposes.

152. An act concerning clerks.

153. A joint resolution on the subject of outstanding revenue, due the state.

154. An act authorizing compensation to William Polke, as commissioner.

155. An act regulating the admission and practice of attornies and counsellors at law.

156. An act relative to county boundaries.

157. An act providing for opening a canal at the Falls of Ohio.

158. An act to provide for the election of county and township officers.

159. An act regulating the mode of summoning and empannelling grand and petit jurors.

160. A joint resolution on the subject of the Indianapolis Agency.

161. An act for opening and repairing public roads and highways.

162. An act authorizing the review of a certain state road therein named.

163. An act establishing a county treasurer.

164. An act to authorize the location of certain state roads.

165. An act making general appropriations for the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty-four.

166. An act to establish a board of county commissioners.

167. An act making specific appropriations for the year 1824.

 

1823 Laws of Indiana

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A LIST

Of Acts and Joint Resolutions, passed the eighth session of the General Assembly of the state of Indiana, A. D. 1822-3.

1. An act providing for the more speedy printing of the acts and joint resolutions of the General Assembly.

2. An act to legalize the proceedings of the board of county commissioners of Dearborn county.

3. An act to repeal an act, to authorize called sessions of the circuit courts within this state, and for the purposes therein named, approved Jan. 2, 1822.

4. An act on the subject of impeachment.

5. An act to amend an act entitled an act, for the formation of a new county out of Owen and Vigo counties, and north of Owen, approved December 31, 1822, & for other purposes therein named.

6. An act for the formation of a new county, out of the county of Wabash, and establishing the county seat thereof.

7. An act for the re-location of the seat of justice of Union county.

8. An act for the relief of Benjamin Olney and Rachel Simpson.

9. An act to provide for the election of certain officers therein named.

10. An act to repeal an act, entitled an act, amendatory to an act, regulating the fees of the several officers therein named, and for other purposes.

11. An act to authorize the agent of the county of Fayette, to sell certain public grounds therein named, in the town of Connersville, Fayette county.

12. An act amendatory to an act, to amend an act, to license and regulate taverns.

13. An act authorizing John Conner to erect a mill dam across White River, at the Horse Shoe Bend.

14. An act giving further power to the freemen of Lawrenceburgh, in the county of Dearborn.

15. An act for the formation of a new county out of the county of Delaware.

16. An act appointing commissioners to lay out a state road from Lawrenceburgh, through Rising Sun and Vevay to Madison.

17. An act providing for a revision of the statute laws of this state.

18. An act to legalize the proceedings of the board of county commissioners of Knox county, and for other purposes therein named.

19. An act attaching part of the county of Jackson, to the county of Lawrence and for other purposes.

20. An act giving to the citizens of Indianapolis, a public burying ground.

21. An act providing for the election of president and trustees of Monroe county library.

22. An act for the relief of Ruben H. Murray and Robert Gray.

23. An act for the relief of securities of persons charged with criminal offenses.

24. An act for the formation of a new county, out of the county of Delaware.

25. An act authorizing the circuit court to decree the sale of real estate of minors, and for other purposes therein named.

26. An act to authorize the qualified voters of this state, to vote for or against a convention, for the revision of the constitution of this state, at the next annual election.

27. An act to dissolve the bans of matrimony heretofore existing between Charles Sefret and Hetty his wife, formerly Hetty Mauzy.

28. An act attaching part of the county of Gibson to the county of Posey.

29. An act to amend an act, entitled an act for the formation of a new county out of the county of Delaware, approved December 31, 1821.

30. An act to establish a state road from Aurora, in the county of Dearborn to Napoleon in the county of Ripley, and for other purposes.

31. An act authorizing the location of the seat of justice in the county of Putnam.

32. An act to authorize David Steward, administrator and Lucinda Wyman, administratrix of the estate of George Wyman dec’d, to sell certain real estate.

33. An act changing a part of the state road located from Mauk’s Ferry to Indianapolis, and for other purposes.

34. An act to relocate a part of the state road located from Mt. Prospect, on the Ohio river, to Petersburgh.

35. An act for the formation of a new county, out of the county of Marion, and north of Marion.

36. An act for the more speedy assignment of dower.

37. An act for the benefit of the heirs of the late John Fincher, dec’d.

38. An act for the appointment of senators and representatives in the counties therein named.

39. An act to establish a state road from Terre Haute to Fort Wayne.

40. An act for the incorporation of the East Fork of White Water Toll Bridge Company.

41. An act amendatory to an act, entitled an act, authorizing the building of a state prison, and for other purposes.

42. An act to amend the act, entitled an act, authorizing a State Medical Society.

43. An act to limit the stay of execution and for other purposes.

44. An act to relocate so much of the state road, leading from the Ohio line through Brookville to Indianapolis, as lies between the point to which the said road is opened, and Indianapolis.

45. An act to relocate the seat of justice of Floyd county.

46. An act authorizing the state Agent to rent out the improved lands on the donation at Indianapolis, and for other purposes.

47. An act for the relief of the securities of Robert Gill, late agent of Sullivan county.

48. An act to alter the state road from Winchester to Indianapolis.

49. An act declaring Big Sand Creek a public highway.

50. An act for the relocation of the seat of justice of Scott county.

51. An act authorizing the agent of the Rock Lick section, to grant a certain lease therein named.

52. An act attaching part of the county of Harrison to the county of Floyd.

53. An act to revive and continue in force an act, entitled an act, locating certain permanent roads therein named, and for other purposes, approved Jan. 22, 1820 and the several acts amendatory thereto.

54. An act to authorize the administration of Simpson Carlton, dec’d to reassign the certificate of certain real estate for the benefit of the heirs of said deceased.

55. An act to amend an act approved January 29, 1818, entitled an act authorizing the granting of letters testamentary and letters of administration, for the settlement of intestate estate and for other purposes.

56. An act to incorporate a public seminary at Aurora, in the county of Dearborn.

57. An act to authorize Polly Mosely sold administratrix to the estate of Enos Mosley, dec’d, to sell the real estate of said deceased.

58. An act to provide for the altering state roads and for other purposes.

59. An act concerning salt peter caves and for other purposes.

60. An act to authorize Jesse Upton to build a mill dam across Anderson river.

61. An act supplemental to an act, entitled an act, incorporating a county library, in the county of Dubois, and other counties therein named; approved Jan. 28, 1818.

62. An act to authorize the executors of the last will and testament of Andrew Brooks, to sell and convey certain lands therein named.

63. An act, supplementary to an act, entitled an act, regulating the duties of sheriffs and coroners.

64. An act, making general appropriations for the year 1823.

65. An act to authorize the agent of the state to sell two additional brick yards at the town of Indianapolis.

66. An act to relocate a part of the state road from Evansville to Terre Haute.

67. An act to authorize the governor to rent such buildings in the town of Corydon, as may be deemed necessary for his accommodation.

68. An act in addition to an act declaring certain streams therein named, public highways, approved January 17, 1820.

69. An act to revive and continue in force and act, entitled an act, to establish a permanent road from Leavenworth or Fredonia, to Terre Haute; approved January 2, 1822.

70. An act to legalize the proceedings of the Franklin and Union circuit courts, relative to the partition of certain real estate, among the heirs of Thomas Harper deceased.

71. An act relative to the three per ct. fund.

72. An act, supplemental to an act entitled an act, authorizing the laying off certain roads in this state, and appropriating $100,000, of the fund commonly called the three per cent fund, for opening the same, approved December 31, 1821.

73. An act to amend the several acts, regulating fees.

74. An act to amend an act, for the better regulation of the militia of the state of Indiana, and for other purposes.

75. An act to locate a state road from Lawrenceburgh to Brookville, from thence to Connersville, thence to Centreville, thence to Winchester, thence to Fort Wayne.

76. An act authorizing the re-issue of treasury notes.

JOINT RESOLUTIONS.

1. A joint resolution of the General Assembly relative to the revision of the statute laws of this state.

2. A joint resolution respecting printing.

3. A joint resolution to authorize the auditor of state, to audit the allowance of the sheriff of Fayette county, for a part of the state revenue for the year 1819.

4. A joint resolution of the General Assembly, relative to the Illinois Grant, in the county of Clark, and state of Indiana.

5. A joint resolution respecting the printing of the journal and statute laws of this state.

6. A joint resolution relative to the National Road.

7. A joint resolution authorizing the public printer to print certain acts therein named.

The above list is imperfect.

1822 Laws of Indiana

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Lawrenceburg Indiana Oracle – 2 Feb 1822 – Page 1

A List of Acts,

Passed at the late session of the General Assembly of the state of Indiana.

1. An act legalizing the acts and proceedings of the Commissioners appointed by the last General Assembly to lay off a town on the site selected as the permanent seat of government; and to legalize the report and allowances made, and signed by Christopher Harrison one of said Commissioners.

2. Authorizing the associate judges to appoint a clerk pro tem in certain cases.

3. Repealing a joint resolution of the general assembly of the senate of Indiana approved Jan. 22, 1820.

4. Repealing part of a joint resolution concerning the Treasurer of State, approved Dec. 13, 1820.

5. Establishing the office of Attorney General and providing for the appointment of such officer.

6. Providing for additional Trustees for the state Seminary, and for other purposes.

7. Providing for the election of President and Trustees for the Monroe county Library.

8. Establishing a permanent system of statute laws in this state.

9. Supplemental to the act providing for the incorporation of towns in the state of Indiana, approved Jan. 1, 1817.

10. To provide for the sale of the Seminary Township, in Gibson county, and for other purposes.

11. Authorizing the issuing and reissuing Treasury Notes.

12. To amend an act regulating divorces, approved Jan. 26, 1818.

13. To amend the several acts for opening and repairing public roads and highways.

14. Requiring certain public officers to give further security when the original shall remove, become insolvent, or insufficient.

15. Amendatory to the several acts now in force regulating the assessment and collection of Revenue.

16. To provide for the judicial circuits and fixing the time of holding courts.

17. Relative to costs and fee bills in this state.

18. Legalizing the election of Trustees for the county Library of Sullivan county, and for other purposes.

19. Authorizing the writ of Replevin.

20. To prevent passing counterfeit money, and for other purposes.

21. Legalizing certain proceedings of the board of county Commissioners of Vigo county.

22. To amend an act entitled “An act for the limitation of criminal prosecutions,” approved Jan. 22, 1820.

23. Supplemental to an act organizing circuit courts, and for other purposes, approved December 24, 1818.

24. To continue in force an act entitled “An act locating certain roads therein named, and for other purposes,” approved Jan. 9, 1821.

25. To establish a permanent road from Lawrenceburgh to Terre Haute.

26. To amend an act respecting public Seminaries, and for other purposes, approved Jan. 26, 1818.

27. Authorizing called sessions of the circuit courts within the state, for the purposes herein named.

28. Repealing part of an act declaring certain streams navigable.

29. To amend the act entitled “An act prescribing the mode of changing the Venue,” approved Dec. 31, 1818.

30. Amendatory to an act entitled “An act authorizing the granting of letters testamentary and letters of administration for the settlement of intestate estates, and for other purposes.

31. To amend the act reducing into one all the acts and parts of acts now in force in this state regulating proceeding in actions in law and suits in chancery.

32. To appropriate money for the payment of the public debt.

33. Supplemental to an act, entitled “An act for the relief of the poor.”

34. Providing for the collection of fines in certain cases.

35. Authorizing the laying off certain State Roads in this state and appropriating one hundred thousand dollars of the fund commonly called the three per cent fund for opening said roads.

36. Dissolving the bands of matrimony between Polly Jenkins and her husband, Josiah Jenkins.

37. To divorce Peggy Harnis from her husband Michael Harnis.

39. To dissolve the bands of matrimony between Lymon Beeman, and Sally Mafort.

40. To dissolve the bands of matrimony between Josephus Collett and Elizabeth Tiffin.

41. For the relief of James Besse and John Easborn.

42. For the relief of Thomas Beezley and others.

43 For the relief of Jeremiah Lockwood.

44. For the relief of Robert Gray and Reuben H. Murry.

45. For the relief of William H. Ewing.

46. Authorizing John M’Donald and William M’Cartney to erect mills upon Fall creek, upon the falls thereof.

47. For the relief of the county agent of Pike county.

48. For the relief of Ann Ludlow.

49. Authorizing John Pichili to keep a ferry below & adjoining the town of Jeffersonville.

50. Supplementary to an act authorizing Rebeca Heth and Fielding M. Bradford, administrator of Harvey Heth dec’d to sell and convey lots &c.

51. Attaching part of Wabash county to Owen county and for other purposes.

52. Appointing commissioners to relocate the seat of justice of Crawford county and for other purposes.

53. Providing for the location of the seat of justice of Union county.

54. Attaching part of Switzerland county to the county of Ripley.

55. Attaching part of Posey county to the county of Gibson.

56. Attaching the county of Wabash to the counties of Parke and Putnam, for certain purposes.

57. For the formation of Henry county out of the county of Delaware.

58. For the formation of Shelby county north of Bartholomew county.

59. For the formation of Marion county out of Delaware.

60. For the formation of Putnam county out of Owen and Vigo counties and north of Owen.

61. For the formation of Morgan county out of the counties of Delaware and Wabash.

62. For the formation of Decatur county, north of Jennings county.

63. For the formation of Rush county west of Franklin and Fayette.

64. Supplemental to the act for the formation of a new county north of Vigo county.

65. Concerning lands granted for the use of Salt Springs.

66. To authorize the issuing of a writ of quo warranto against the Bank of Vincennes the state bank of Indiana, and for other purposes.

67. Relating to the navigation of the river Wabash.

68. To provide for the distribution of the laws and journals.

69. Respecting county agents & county Libraries.

70. To amend an act entitled “An act to reduce into one act, all acts and parts of acts relative to crimes and punishments,” approved Jan. 29, 1818.

71. To amend the act directing the mode of proceeding in impeachment, approved Jan. 21, 1818.

72. To amend the act defining the duties of Constables.

73. Supplemental to an act to prevent waste on lands reserved for the use of schools and Salt Springs.

74. Authorizing the agent at Indianapolis to lease a ferry and for other purposes.

75. For dividing this state into Congressional Districts, for the election of members of Congress of the U. States.

76. Authorizing the Guardians of the infant heirs of Henry Hickey dec’d to lay out certain moneys.

77. Amending and confirming an act regulating the fees of the officers and persons herein named, approved Jan. 21, 1818.

79. [sic] For the relief of the sheriff of Fayette county.

80. Supplemental to an act, entitled “An act subjecting real and personal estate to execution.”

81. Making appropriations for the support of government for the year 1822.

JOINT RESOLUTIONS.

1. A joint resolution on the subject of Education.

2. Respecting the three per cent act.

3. Confirming the line between the State of Indiana and Illinois.

4. Concerning the public debt.

5. Providing for printing and distributing the Militia law.

6. Recommending a day of fasting and prayer.

7. For the relief of Benjamine Adams.

8. Respecting the trial of Curtis Gilbert, Clerk of the Circuit Court of Vigo county.

9. On the subject of Public lands lying within the Terre Haute land district.

10. Changing the place of holding the election in Harrison Township in the county of Harrison.

11. Making an appropriation of money for a certain purpose.

12. For the benefit of the Public Printer.

13. On the subject of printing the Revenue act.

14. For the benefit of H. H. Moore.

15. Respecting the Revision of the Laws.

16. Respecting the laws of the present Session of the General Assembly.

1821 Laws of Indiana

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LIST OF ACTS.

Passed at the last session of the General Assembly.

1. An act supplementary to an act, entitled an act, subjecting real and personal estates to execution, approved January 7 1818.

2. An act amendatory to the several acts regulating the assessment and collection of revenue in this state.

3. An act for the appointment of senators and representatives in this state.

4. An act to repeal an act, entitled an act, subjecting real and personal property to execution, approved January 18, 1818.

5. An act to facilitate prosecutions for perjury.

6. An act divorcing Ephraim Duks, junr. from his wife Martha Duks.

7. An act authorizing the associate judges of Martin county to appoint a clerk in vacation.

8. An act establishing the permanent seat of justice for the county of Wayne and for other purposes.

9. An act for the relief of George White upon the subject of a ferry.

10. An act extending the boundary line of Randolph county.

11. An act arranging the boundary line between the counties of Washingon and Scott.

12. An act for the benefit of John DePaw.

13. An act supplementary to the act entitled an act to incorporate Madison Academy, approved January 11, 1820.

14. An act supplementary to an act, entitled an act supplemental to an act, entitled an act fixing seats of justice in all new counties hereafter to be laid off.

15. An act for the relief of sheriffs.

16. An act for the formation of a new county out of the counties of Sullivan and Daviess.

17. An act incorporating New Albany school.

18. An act relative to the office of the secretary of state.

19. An act for the relief of the administrators of the estate of John M’Mortry, dec’d and Tubby Bloyd.

20. An act for the formation of a new county out of the counties of Jackson and Delaware.

21. An act to amend the act entitled an act to license and regulate taverns, approved January 28, 1820.

22. An act for the relief of James K. Scott and others.

23. An act for the benefit of the surviving heir of John Smith, dec’d.

24. An act for the formation of a new county out of the counties of Franklin, Wayne and Fayette, and to enlarge the county of Wayne.

25. An act for the relief of James Thompson, Jesse W. Knighton and David Downs.

26. An act authorizing the establishment of fire companies.

27. An act for the relief of persons owning property in the town of Corydon.

28. An act to repeal part of an act entitled an act regulating the inspection of flour, beef and pork.

29. An act amendatory to the act for the relief of insolvent debtors.

30. An act legalizing the board of county commissioners of the county of Vigo, and for other purposes.

31. An act to amend the act entitled an act regulating the duties and jurisdiction of justices of the peace, approved January 28, 1818.

32. An act to amend the act entitled, an act for the appointment of trustees to receive deeds for lots of lands given or purchased for the use of schools or meeting houses, approved January 1st, 1820.

33. An act to repeal the fourth section of an act to amend an act, entitled an act to regulate marriages and for other purposes, approved January 3d, 1820.

34. An act for the relief of Thomas M’Cartney, David Harman and Peter Weaver.

35. An act to amend the act entitled an [act] to prevent certain immoral practices, approved January 3d, 1817.

36. An act appointing commissioners to lay off a town on the site selected for the permanent seat of government.

37. An act giving further powers to the board of county commissioners of Dearborn county, and other counties therein named.

38. An act authorizing the issuing of treasury notes.

39. An act providing for running and marking the line dividing the states of Indiana, and Illinois.

40. An act providing a summary mode of collecting debts in certain cases.

41. An act subjecting bank notes refused to be redeemed with specie to interest.

42. An act divorcing Margaret M’Gee late Margaret Thompson from her husband Crawford M’Gee.

43. An act for the formation of a new county, north of Vigo county.

44. An act supplementary to an act, passed at the present session, for the formation of a new county out of the counties of Jackson and Delaware.

45. An act supplemental to an act locating certain permanent roads therein named and for other purposes, approved January 22, 1820.

46. An act to provide for arrest in certain cases.

47. An act to authorize the trustees of the state seminary to loan the money in their possession on an interest.

48. An act to provide for printing and distributing the laws and journals of the present general assembly.

49. An act for the relief of Henry Ayres.

50. An act attaching part of the county of Clark to the county of Floyd.

51. An act to repeal an act entitled an act, vacating part of the town of Louisville.

52. An act authorizing the building of a state prison and for other purposes.

53. An act to provide for the appointment of justices of the peace at Indianapolis.

54. An act to provide for the erection of a house for the employment of the poor of Knox county.

55. An act to incorporate the Indiana manufacturing company.

56. An act making appropriations for the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty one.

57. An act making specific appropriations.

58. An act fixing the times of holding courts in the several circuits in this state, and for other purposes.

JOINT RESOLUTIONS.

Relative to banks.

Of the general assembly of the state of Indiana to promote education.

For the benefit of Harbin H. Moore.

On the subject of postage.

Authorizing the treasurer of state to dispose of certain bank notes.

For the relief of Elijah Fisher late sheriff of Wayne county.

Of the general assembly of the state of Indiana on the subject of voting.

Providing for an interchange of statue laws with the several states in the Union.

Concerning the treasurer of state.

Of the general assembly of the state of Indiana, authorizing the associate judges of Washington county, to appoint a clerk in vacation.

Adjourning the Harrison Circuit Court.

To preserve the furniture and stationary of the General Assembly.

Of the general assembly of the state of Indiana, directing the secretary of state to cause certain repairs to be made to the state house for the accommodation of the ensuing general assembly.

Providing for the election of electors of President and Vice President of the United States.

Authorizing the treasurer to employ some person to transact business therein specified.

Of the general assembly of the state of Indiana, fixing a place for the electors of President and Vice President of the U. States to meet and vote for the same.

1820 Laws of Indiana

Part of the Historic Indiana Law Project.

List of Indiana laws from:
Madison Indiana Republican – 3 Feb 1820 – Page 1

List of Acts and Resolutions passed at the late Session of the General Assembly of this State.

1. An act to regulate marriages, and for other purposes.

2. An act to amend an act, entitled “An act regulating the duties of justices of the peace;” approved Jan. 28, 1818.

3. An act for the relief of the securities of John Upham, dec’d. and for other purposes.

4. An act authorizing the Board of County Commissioners of Knox county, to hold a special session.

5. An act to establish a permanent seat of justice for Owen county.

6. An act for the relief of the administratrix and administrators of Nathl. Scribner, dec’d.

7. An act to amend the act entitled, “An act to incorporate the Jeffersonville Ohio Canal Company.

8. An act to amend an act entitled, “An act more effectually to prevent Duelling.”

9. An act to authorize the printing and distributing the acts and journals of the present General Assembly.

10. An act creating the office, and defining the duties of Masters in Chancery.

11. An act for the benefit of the heirs of the late Andrew Fulton.

12. An act defining seals to be affixed to instruments of writing, and for other purposes.

13. An act Amendatory to the act entitled “an act for the relief of the poor.”

14. An act for the relief of Joseph W. Doak.

15. An act appointing Commissioners to locate a site for the permanent seat of Government for Indiana.

16. An act regulating damages on protested bills of exchange.

17. An act for the relief of William Hoggatt.

18. An act to amend an act entitled, “an act to provide for the election of county and township officers.”

19. An act authorizing the issuing of writs of Habeas Corpus.

20. An act for the benefit of the heirs of James Marrs dec’d.

21. An act to incorporate Madison Academy.

22. An act for the formation of a new county, out of the counties of Clarke, Jefferson, Jennings, Jackson and Washington.

23. An act to authorize the board of county commissioners of Perry county, to appropriate lot, No. 183, in the town of Rome, to and for the use of a public school house, and for other purposes.

24. An act to vacate Ferries, and for other purposes.

25. An act authorizing the arrest and securing of fugitives from justice.

26. An act supplemental to an act for the appointment of county surveyors.

27. An act to incorporate the borough of Charlestown in the county of Clarke.

28. An act to prohibit the wearing of concealed weapons.

29. An act authorizing the citizens of Monroe county and other counties therein named, to elect a president and trustees for a county Library and for other purposes.

30. An act for the relief of persons imprisoned for the non-payment of fines.

31. An act declaring certain streams therein named navigable.

32. An act for the formation of a new county, out of the counties of Daviess and Dubois.

33. An act for the appointment of Trustees to receive deeds for Lots or Lands, given or purchased for the use of Schools or meeting houses.

34. An act to amend an act subjecting real and personal property to execution; approved 7th Jan. 1818.

35. An act to authorize Joel D. Thomasson, to collect a certain debt due the state.

36. An act for the benefit of certain lessees.

37. An act to amend the act entitled “an act to establish & regulate Ferries.”

38. An act for the benefit of the heirs of David Rhoads, dec’d.

39. An act to organize a Board of Physicians in the fourth judicial circuit of the State of Indiana, and for other purposes.

40. An act divorcing John Reed from his late wife, Jane Reed.

41. An act extending the limits of the corporation of the town of Rising Sun, in Dearborn county.

42. An act to vacate a part of the town of Lanesville.

43. An act to amend an act, entitled “an act regulating estrays and water crafts going adrift.”

44. An act to render the proceedings on writs of mandamus and information, in the nature of quo warranto more speedy and effectual.

45. An act to authorize the administrators of R. M. Heth, deceased, to sell and convey a portion of the estate of said deceased.

46. An act to amend an act concerning proceedings in ejectment, &c.

47. An act for the relief of A. Elliott, sheriff of Wayne county, and J. Gibson, of Clark county.

48. An act for the limitation of criminal prosecutions.

49. An act to establish the permanent northern boundary line of Daviess county.

50. An act for the benefit of Samuel Goldsmith.

51. An act to revive the act for the relief of persons who have, or may suffer by the destruction of the records of Knox county, by fire.

52. An act for the benefit of the heirs of the late William Jones, dec’d.

53. An act authorizing the subscription of a certain number of shares to the capital stock of the Jeffersonville Ohio canal.

54. An act to authorize the boundary line of Clark county to be surveyed.

55. An act for taking the enumeration of the white male inhabitants above the age of twenty one years.

56. An act for the relief of W. Simms and L. Simms.

57. An act for limiting the [?] of ejectment.

58. An act fixing the time of holding the circuit courts and for other purposes.

59. An act amendatory of the act for assessing and collecting the revenue.

60. An act for the relief of insolvent debtors.

61. An act attaching the new purchase to the counties therein named, and for other purposes.

62. An act to amend the act for the incorporation of the town of Lawrenceburg.

63. An act making general appropriations.

64. An act to prevent extortion, and malicious mischief, &c.

65. An act to amend the act authorizing the granting letters testamentary, &c.

66. An act to settle and adjust the differences respecting the seat of justice of Wayne county.

67. An act to encourage the manufacture of salt.

68. An act for the benefit of widows.

69. An act authorizing the guardians of F. & A. M’Kee, minor children of Doctor S. M’Kee, deceased, to sell a portion of the estate of said deceased.

70. An act to authorize a loan for the benefit of the state.

71. An act to expedite the collection of debts due the state.

72. An act making specific appropriations.

73. An act locating certain permanent roads, &c.

74. An act to establish a state seminary and for other purposes.

RESOLUTIONS.

1. A joint resolution of the General Assembly of the State of Indiana, authorizing the appropriation of certain sums of money in advance, for the public printing of the present Session.

2. A joint resolution, disapproving of the vote of the Hon. Walter Taylor in a certain case, and for other purposes.

3. A joint resolution proposing certain amendments to the Constitution of the United States.

4. A joint resolution to furnish the American Antiquarian Society with copies of the Constitution, Laws and Journals of this State.

5. A joint resolution of the General Assembly of the State of Indiana to Congress, on the subject of a national road from Wheeling to St. Charles.

6. A joint resolution authorizing the governor to draw a part of the three per cent fund.

7. A joint resolution authorizing collectors of public monies to receive the paper of certain banks.

8. A joint resolution authorizing the secretary of state to subscribe for certain reports of cases at law and in chancery.

9. A joint resolution authorizing the treasurer to receipt for monies therein named.

10. A joint resolution relative to a seminary township of land in Gibson county.

11. A joint resolution providing for the safe keeping of the stationary of the general assembly.

1818 Laws of Indiana

Part of the Historic Indiana Law Project.

List of Indiana laws from:
Madison Indiana Republican – 14 Feb 1818 – Page 1-2

ACT PASSED

At the first session of the second general assembly of the state of Indiana.

An act to incorporate the Jefferson Ohio Canal Company.

An act to provide for electing county and township officers

An act for the relief of occupying claimants of land.

An act to license and regulate taverns.

An act authorizing the trustees of the town of New Albany and the original proprietors to amend the plot thereof.

An act for the formation of a new county out of the county of Sullivan.

An act regulating grist mills and millers.

An act authorizing the printing and distribution of the laws of the state.

An act for attaching part of the county of Harrison to the county of Orange and for the other purposes.

An act supplemental to an act entitled an act for fixing the seats of justice in all new counties hereafter to be laid off.

An act to attach the county of Crawford to the second circuit.

An act to revive and amend an act entitled an act to incorporate the Indiana church.

An act to reduce into one all acts and parts of acts now in force in this state regulating proceedings in actions at law and suits in chancery.

An act for assessing and collecting the revenue.

An act to reduce into one all the acts and parts of acts relative to crime and punishment.

An act for opening and repairing public roads and highways.

An act making appropriations for the year one thousand eight hundred and eighteen.

An act authorizing the granting letters testamentary and letters of administration for the settlement of testate and intestate estates and for other purposes.

An act to authorize the proprietors of land in the lower and Cathlenette prairies in the county of Knox to enclose the same and for other purposes.

An act authorizing and regulating arbitrations.

An act for the relief of insolvent debtors.

An act to divide the state into circuits & to fix the time of holding courts.

An act to prevent waste on lands reserved for the use of schools and salt springs.

An act to attach the town of Liverpool to the town of Washington the seat of justice of Davies county.

An act for the relief of the heirs of Henry Vanderburg, dec.

An act to provide for the reprinting certain acts therein named.

An act for the relief of the sheriffs therein named.

An act making promissory notes, bonds and inland bills of exchange negotiable.

An act to authorize Morgan Eaton and William Legerwood to build a bridge across Bussereau creek.

An act to authorize William Wright to build a toll bridge across Silver creek.

An act regulating the militia.

An act regulating the duties and jurisdiction of justices of the peace.

An act for the formation of a new county out of the county of Orange.

An act to provide for the partition of real estate.

An act defining and regulating privileges in certain cases.

An act repealing all laws and parts of laws directing the mode of changing the venue.

An act for the relief of Sheriffs for the year one thousand eight hundred and seventeen.

An act concerning joint rights and obligations.

An act authorizing a loan for the benefit of the state.

An act for the assignment of dower and prescribing the mode of proceeding therein.

An act authorizing aliens and foreigners to hold real estate within the state of Indiana.

An act authorizing the appointment of a pilot at the falls of Ohio.

An act for granting writs of ne exeat and regulating proceedings thereon.

An act relative to foreign attachments and to regulate proceedings thereon.

An act rendering authentic evidence in the court of this state the public acts, records and judicial proceedings of courts of the United States.

An act to perpetuate testimony.

An act declaring what laws shall be in force.

An act respecting prisons and prison bounds.

An act for fixing the seats of justice in all new counties hereafter to be laid off.

An act respecting apprentices.

An act making a specific appropriation for wolf scalps.

An act respecting non-resident attorneys and counsellors at law.

An act to improve the breed of horses.

An act to establish and regulate ferries.

An act for the formation of a new county out of the county of Orange.

An act to provide for the carrying the laws into effect in new counties.

An act for attaching part of Harrison county to the county of Perry and for other purposes.

An act providing for the support of illegitimate children.

An act organizing the supreme court and regulating the practice therein.

An act authorizing domestic attachments and to regulate proceedings thereon.

An act to regulate general election.

An act forming a new county out of the western end of Pike county.

An act concerning vagrants.

An act regulating the duties of sheriffs and coroners.

An act concerning insane persons.

An act regulating the admission and practice of attorneys and counsellors at law.

An act regulating estrays and water craft going adrift.

An act for the appointment of constables and defining their duties.

An act relinquishing the shares of the state reserved in the charter incorporating the Farmers and Mechanics bank of Indiana.

An act authorizing the executors and executrix of John Johnson deceased to sell a certain portion of the estate of said decedent.

An act for the formation of a new county out of the counties of Warrick and Perry.

An act repealing an act providing a summary mode of collecting debts in certain cases.

An act subjecting real and personal estates to execution.

An act to authorize the sale of a certain tract of land belonging to the heirs of Eijah Sparks dec.

An act for the formation of a new county off the north end of Wayne.

An act to prevent trespassing by cutting timber.

An act to vacate the town of Edenburgh.

An act to organize the county of Ripley.

An act for the formation of a new county out of the counties of Warrick, Gibson and Posey and for the removal of the seat of justice of Warrick county and for other purposes.

An act legalizing the proceedings of boards of commissioners in certain cases.

An act defining the duties of recorders and pointing out the mode of conveying real estate.

An act against forcible entry and detainer.

An act authorizing Jane Dubois administratrix and William Jones and Toussaint Dubois executors of Toussaint Dubois decd. to convey a certain lot in the borough of Vincennes and for other purposes.

An act concerning proceedings in ejectments distress for rent and tenants at will holding over.

An act for the relief of sundry suitors in the late general court in the county of Knox.

An act concerning clerks.

An act directing the mode of proceeding in impeachment.

An act authorizing Tabitha Armstrong and Henry Morton to sell and convey certain lots &c.

An act establishing the office and defining the duties of a notary public.

An act for recording town plots.

An act regulating the firing of woods and prairies & other lands.

An act regulating weights and measures.

An act regulating the interest on money.

An act concerning debtors and their securities &c.

An act to authorize Paxton W. Todd to build a bridge across Indian creek.

An act incorporating a county library in the county of Dubois and other counties therein named.

An act for the relief of John Hurst Jr. late sheriff of Harrison county.

An act supplementary to the act to regulate and establish ferries.

An act for the relief of the poor.

An act regulating the fees of the several officers and persons therein named.

An act for the prevention of frauds and perjuries.

An act to regulate marriages.

An act fixing the salaries of certain officers and for other purposes.

An act regulating enclosures.

An act authorizing the agent of Warrick county to reconvey to Hugh M’Gary a certain tract or parcel of land in the town of Evansville.

An act for the appointment of county surveyors and their deputies.

An act regulating the summoning and empaneling jurors.

An act for the relief of Abigail Dickerson administratrix of Ebenezer Dickerson decd.

An act concerning trespassing animals.

An act respecting public seminaries and for other purposes.

An act for the safe keeping of prisoners committed under the authority of the United States into any of the jails of this state and for other purposes.

An act concerning the stock of nonresidents running at large within this state.

An act for the relief of sundry inhabitants of Perry county.

An act to vacate the town of Vienna.

An act regulating divorces.

 

1817 Laws of Indiana

Part of the Historic Indiana Law Project.

List of Indiana laws from:
Vincennes Western Sun – 18 Jan 1817 – Page 1

A list of Acts and Resolutions, passed at the first session of the first General Assembly of the State of Indiana.

An act prescribing the manner of conducting the special election in Orange county.

Authorizing a loan for the benefit of the state.

Concerning the secretary of state.

Providing for a public seal and press.

Concerning the auditor of public accounts and the treasurer of state.

Establishing a board of county commissioners.

For the incorporation of public libraries.

To regulate the inspection of tobacco.

Providing for the commissioning of Coroners and Sheriffs.

Providing for the public printing and other purposes.

To remove the seat of justice from the town of Salisbury, in the county of Wayne, to the town of Centerville, in said county.

Organizing Circuit courts, and for other purposes.

For the formation of a new county out of the counties of Knox, Gibson & Perry.

Organizing the Supreme court, and regulating the practice therein.

Incorporating the Walnut Ridge Library company.

Providing for the election of county and township officers.

Dissolving the marriage of Mary Catt, with her husband John Catt.

To vacate the town of Edenburg.

Legalizing the proceedings of the circuit court of Gibson, at their term of October last.

To regulate the practice of Physic and Surgery.

For the formation of a new county out of the county of Knox.

To provide for the appointment of a collector of county and territorial taxes, for the county of Perry.

To amend the act entitled an act to encourage the killing of wolves.

Authorizing replevin bonds in certain cases.

Authorizing R. M. Heth, & Jonathan Wright, guardians of the infant heirs of Richard M’Mahan, decd. to lay out certain monies belonging to said heirs, in the purchase of lands.

To prevent waste on lands reserved for the use of schools.

To amend the act, entitled an act for the regulation of the town of Vevay.

For the relief of Adam Conrad, adm. of George Conrad, decd.

To amend the several acts respecting Ferries.

Fixing the salaries of certain officers, and for other purposes.

For the formation of a new county out of the counties of Jackson & Jefferson.

Supplementary to the act, regulating grist-mills and millers.

For the prevention of gaming.

To prevent man-stealing.

For the formation of a new county out of the county of Knox.

Authorizing Rebecca Heth & Fielding M. Bradford, admrs of Harvey Heth, decd. to sell and convey certain lots.

Attaching part of the county of Gibson, to the county of Posey, and for other purposes.

Providing for the incorporating of towns in the state of Indiana.

To prevent forgery & counterfeiting.

To establish a county treasurer.

Providing for the collection of certain debts due the state.

To provide for running the line between the counties of Jefferson & Clark.

Regulating proceedings in suits at law and in chancery.

To dissolve the marriage contract entered between Maria H. Wardell and Thomas Wardell.

For the relief of James Vawter, late sheriff of Jefferson county.

Respecting the appropriation of certain fines.

To amend the act now in force for the partition of land.

Authorizing the printing and distribution of the acts and journals of the present session of the General Assembly.

Authorizing Wm. Hurst guardian of the minor heirs of John Morgan, dec. to purchase lands for said minors.

To regulate descents.

Incorporating a county library for the county of Pike, and for other purposes.

To regulate elections.

Making certain specific appropriations.

To add the lots lately laid out by gen. Harrison to the borough of Vincennes.

Supplementary to the act entitled an act organizing & regulating the militia.

To prevent certain immoral practices.

To provide for the election of senators and representatives from this state to the Congress of the United States.

To dissolve the bands of matrimony between D. Woodfeil & Anna his wife.

More effectually to prevent dueling.

Supplementary to the act, entitled an act respecting crimes and punishments.

Providing for the payment of certain claims.

Providing for the printing 600 copies of the militia law.

To change the plan of the town of Jeffersonville.

Giving certain powers to the Supreme and Circuit courts.

To authorize the county commissioners to appoint certain officers.

Providing for the assessing and collecting the revenue.

Incorporating the Ohio Canal Company.

Regulating the jurisdiction and duties of justices of the peace.

Respecting the opening and keeping in repair public roads and highways.

A joint resolution to remove the Circuit court of Harrison county, from the court house to the seminary in Corydon.

A joint resolution fixing the time, place and manner of conducting and holding the election of senators of this state to the senate of the United States.

A joint resolution respecting the immediate printing of certain acts passed at the present session of the general assembly.

A joint resolution respecting the public printing.

A joint resolution respecting the collecting from the citizens of Harrison county $1000.