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    • Act Purpose of Raising a Fund for Erecting a District Jail and Stocks in the Town of Nashville in the Mero District. =============================================================== An act to authorize the drawing a lottery in the district of Mero,...
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    • An Act for the Enumeration of the Inhabitants of the Territory of the United States of America South of the River Ohio. Acts passed at the second session of the General Assembly of the Territory of the United States of America south of the river...
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    • by their deputies; and the Sheriffs of each county shall assign to each deputy employed in aid to himself in taking the enumeration, a certain division of his county plainly described in writing. The Sheriffs and their deputies shall respectively...
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    • General Assembly of the Territory aforesaid entitled, “An act providing for the enumeration of the inhabitants of the Territory of the United States of America south of the river Ohio.” According to the best of my ability. The enumeration shall...
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    • hundred dollars; which forfeitures shall be recoverable in the courts of the County where the Sheriff or deputy sheriff shall reside, by action of debt or information, the one half thereof to the use of the Territory and the other half to the use...
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    • family with whom he or she actually resided; and every person who shall be in any county in this Territory at the time of the enumeration, without a settled place of residence therein, shall be inserted in the column of the schedule allotted to the...
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    • And be it enacted, That the sheriffs of the respective counties may appoint deputies in addition to those already in commission not exceeding five to a county, for the special purpose and no other of aiding in making the enumeration of the people...
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    • States by an act, entitled, “An act for the purpose of ceding to the United States of America certain western lands therein described.” And whereas upon taking the enumeration there may eventually be found, to be a less number of persons than...
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    • An Act to authorize the raising a fund, for the purpose of discharging the cost of cutting and clearing a wagon road from south West Point to the settlement on Cumberland River, in Mero district, by lottery. Section 1. Be it enacted by the...
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    • them at five dollars each. And the remaining one hundred shall be reserved by the said managers as tickets belonging to the road, and the prizes drawn thereon, to be considered as a part of the fund herby intended to be raised. Sec. 2 And be it...
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    • of the said states and territory, with a request from the managers to promote an object so interesting to the Citizens of the United States. Sec. 7. And be it enacted, That Col. James White, Col. James Winchester, Col. Stockley Donelson, Capt....
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    • CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF TENNESSEE Whereas the people of the Territory of the United States, south of the river Ohio, having the right of admission into the General Government as a Member State thereof, consistent with the constitution of the...
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    • Page 2 Sec. 31. That the limits and boundaries of this State be ascertained, it is declared they are as hereafter mentioned, that is to say: Beginning on the extreme height of the Stone mountain, at the place where the line of Virginia intersects...
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    • Page 4 Sec 3. There shall be a Treasurer or Treasurers appointed for the State, by the joint vote of both Houses of the general Assembly, who shall hold his or their offices for two years. Sec 4. The election of all officers, and the filling of...
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    • Acts and Ordinances of the Governor and Judges of the Territory of the United States of America south of the river Ohio. By WILLIAM BLOUNT, Governor in and over the Territory of the United States of America, south of the river Ohio. An ordinance...
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    • watry fork of Bent creek; thence down that road to the head of Panther creek, down the meanders of that creek to the river Holston; thence a northwest course the river Clinch; again, from Nolichuckey river where the ridge that divides the waters of...
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    • be, and by the eastern boundary; and Knox county to be butted and bounded by the line of Jefferson county, from the mouth of Cresswell’s mill creek to the indian boundary, or eastern boundary of the Territory as the case may be: Again from the...
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    • Chap. XLVII.-An Act for the admission of the State of Tennessee into the Union. WHEREAS by the acceptance of the deed of cession of the state of North Carolina, Congress are bound to lay out into one or more states, the territory thereby ceded to...
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