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CONTENTS.

STATUTES.

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1..1,625. .An Act to provide for the Registration of Electors and the hold-

ing of Elections. Approved August 6, 1868.

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2..1,626.. An Act to provide for the organization and government of the

Supreme Court. Approved August 1, 1868.

3..1,627.. An Act to organize the County Courts of the several counties of

the State, and to prescribe the Mode of Practice of said Courts.

Approved August 4, 1868.

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4..1,628. . An Act relating to Jurors. Approved August 1, 1868.

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5..1,629.. An Act to transfer suits and proceedings in the late Courts of

this State to the Courts organized under the present Constitu-

tion. Approved July 28, 1868.

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6..1,630.. An Act concerning Forcible Entry and Detainer. Approved

August 4, 1868.

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7..1.631..An Act fixing the times for holding the Circuit Courts of this

State. Approved August 5, 1868.

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8..1,632.. An Act to enforce Mechanics' and Laborers' Lien on Buildings

and other Property. Approved August 4, 1868.

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9..1,633.. An Act relating to Vacancies in Office. Approved August 6, 1868, 33

10..1,634. . An Act to Fund the Outstanding Debt of the State. Approved

August 6, 1868.

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11..1,635..An Act to establish a State Penitentiary and for the government

and support thereof. Approved July 29, 1868.

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12..1,636.. An Act to provide for organizing and disciplining the Militia of

the State. Approved August 6, 1868.

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13..1,637..An Act to provide for the punislıment of Crime and Proceedings

in Criminal Cases. Approved August 6, 1868. .

14..1,638.. An Act to provide for the Incorporation of Cities and Towns and

to establish a uniform system of Municipal Government in this

State. Approved August 6, 1868.

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15..1,639.. An Act to provide for the Creation of Corporations and to Pre-

scribe their General Powers. Approved August 8, 1868. . 118

16..1,640.. An Act supplementary to an Act entitled An Act to provide for

the Creation of Corporations and to prescribe their general

powers and liabilities. Approved August 7, 1868.

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17..1,641.. An Act to provide for the Incorporation of Benevolent and Chari-

table Societies. Approved August 6, 1868.

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18..1,642.. An Act to Incorporate the Pensacola and Louisville Railroad

Company. Approved July 16, 1868.

19..1,643. . An Act to Incorporate the Withlocooche and Lake Pansoffka

Canal and Steamboat Company. Approved August 5, 1868. 135

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20..1,644..An Act to organize the Southern inland Navigation and Improve-

ment Company. Approved July 28, 1868.

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21..1,645..An Act to Incorporate the Jacksonville and St. Augustine Rail-

ro:d Company. Approved August 3, 1868.

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22..1,615.. An Act for the relief of William E. Jackson, Edward Thomas,

William Spear, John Craig, James B. Walker and their asso-

ciates now owning and operating the Railroad from Jackson-

ville to Lake City. Approved July 29, 1868.

23..1,617.. An Act to Incorporate the Wekiva Steamboat Company.

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24..1,648..An Act to Incorporate the Apalachicola Channel Company. AP-

proved August 5, 1869.

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25..1,649.. An Act to Incorporate the Ocklawaha River and Lake Apopka

Steamboat and Canal Company. Approved August 6, 1958. 1419

26..1,650.. An Act to Incorporate the Pensacola and Perdido Railroad Com-

pany. Approved August 6, 1863.

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27..1,651. .An Act to Incorporate the St. Johns and Halifax Navigation and

Improvement Company. Approved August 6, 1868.

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28..1,652. .An Act to Incorporate the Suwannee Steamboat Company. Ap-

proved August 3, 1868.

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29..1,653. .An Act to Incorporate the Jacksonville Hotel Company. Ap-

proved August 6, 1868.

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30..1,654.. An Act to Incorporate the Palatka Hotel Company. Approved

August 4, 1868.

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31..1,655.. An Act to provide for making a est of the Laws of Florida.

Approved August 6, 1868.

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32..1,656.. An Act to provide for the Publication of the Laws and of Official

and Legal Advertisements. Approved July 31, 1868.

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33..1,657..An Act relating to Seals of Courts and Clerks. Approved Au-

gust 5, 1868.

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31..1,653.. An Act to provide for a Correct List of the Owners of Real Prop-

erty in the several counties of this State. Approved August

6, 1868.

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35..1,659.. An Act to more effectually provide for the Good Order of Society

and to Suppress Disorderly Proceedings. Approved August

6, 1868.

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36..1,660.. An Act the better to procure and secure Protection to Life,

Liberty and Property in the State of Florida. Approved Au-

gust 6, 1863.

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37..1,661.. An Act to prescribe the Duties of State Attorneys. Approved

August 6, 1868.

38..1,662..An Act to provide for the Election of a State Printer. Approved

August 6, 1868.

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39..1,663..An Act prescribing, on the part of this State, the manner of

appointing Electors of President and Vice-President.

proved August 6, 1868.

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40..1,664.. An Act relating to the taking of Testimony pon Trials in the

Courts of this State. Became a law without the approval of

the Governor.

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41..1,665.. An Act to provide for holding an Election for Representative in

Congress. Approved August 6, 1868.

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42..1,666.. An Act to provide an Office for the Superintendent of Public

Instruction. Approred August 5, 1868.

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43..1,667..An Act to pernianently locate the County Site of Suwannee

County, and for other purposes. Approved August 1, 1868. . 168

44..1,668.. An Act to locate the County Site of Sumpter County, and for

other purposes. Approved August 3, 1868.

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45..1,669 An Act relating to the Penning and Milking of Cattle in this

State. Approved August 6, 1868.

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46..1,670..An Act for the Regulation of Pilots and Pilotage. Approved

August 3, 1868.

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47..1,671.. An Act authorizing the Board of Commissioners of Pilotage to

appoint Stevedores, and for other purposes. Approved July

31, 1868..

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48..1,672.. An Act concerning Marks and Brands of Beef and Stock Cattle.

Approved August 5, 1868. .

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49..1,673.. An Act to change the County Lines between St. Johns and Put-

nam Counties. Approved July 30, 1868.

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50..1,674.. An Act to Ratify an Amendment to the Constitution of the

United States known as Article XIV. Approved July 31, 1868. 175

51..1,675.. An Act making the Scrip issued by the Constitutional Conven-

tion receivable for all State Dues. Approved August 3, 1868. 176

52..1,676.. An Act for the Repealing of the Relief Ordinance. Approved

July 29, 1868.

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53..1,677.. An Act to provide for the enforcement of Section VII., Ordinance

IX., entitled An Ordinance for submitting the Constitution to

the People for Ratification. Approved August 5, 1868. 177

54..1,678.. An Act to revive an Ordinance of the Constitutional Convention

entitled An Ordinance to inquire into the Condition of the

Union Bank of Florida." Approved August 6, 1868.

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55..1,679. .An Act to legalize the Ordinance passed in the Constitutional

Convention called “ An Ordinance abolishing County Criminal

Courts." Approved July 31, 1868.

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56..1,680.. An Act to legalize the Ordinance passed in the Constitutional

Convention called “An Ordinance to provide for the means of

Defraying the Expenses of this Convention.” Approved July
31, 1868. .

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57..1,681.. An Act to authorize the Governor of this State to Raisc Funds

to Pay the Expenses of the present Legislature. Approved

July 27, 1868.

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58..1,682.. An Act to raise Additional Revenue for the State. Approved

August 5, 1868.

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59..1,683. . An Act to provide for the payment of the Members, Officers,

Attaches, and other expenses of the First Legislature held

under the Constitution of the State of Florida. Passed over

the Governor's veto by a two-thirds vote August 6, 1868. 181

60..1,684. .An Act to make appropriation for the expenses of the State

Government of the State of Florida for the fiscal year ending

thirty-first day of December, one thousand eight hundred and

sixty-eight. Approved August fi, 1868.

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JOINT RESOLUTIONS.

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1..Joint Resolution requesting the Secretary of State to investigate the

Printing Accounts of the late Constitutional Convention. Approved

August 6, 1868.

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2..Joint Resolution to adopt a Seal for the State. Approved August 6,
1868.

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3.. Concurrent Resolution relative to State Lands. Approved August 3,
1868.

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4..Joint Resolution requesting the Governor to ask for the grant to the

State, for the use thereof, of the U. S. Arsenal at Chattahoochee.

Adopted July 10, 1868,

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5..Joint Resolution of the Legislature of the State of Florida petitioning

Congress for an appropriation for the improvement and placing in a

condition of Safe Navigation, Moccasin Sluice in the Apalachicola

River. Approved August 6, 1868.

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6.. Concurrent Resolution instructing the Attorney-General to search into

the history of the Claims against the State. Approved August 3,
1868.

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7.. A Resolution asking a Revival of the Grant of Alternate Sections of

Land for Building Railroads. Approved August 5, 1868.

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8..Joint Resolution of the Legislature relative to procuring the enactment

by Congress of a Statute exempting certain property from Forced

Sale under process of the U. S. Courts.

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9..Concurrent Resolution relative to the Printing and Binding of a Legis-

lative Manual. Adopted July 13, 1868.

10..Concurrent Resolution calling for U. S. Troops to Preserve Order and

Maintain the Law.

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11..Joint Resolution concerning Teachers of Freedmen's Schools during

the year 1868. Approved August 6, 1868.

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12.. Memorial to the Senate and House of Representatives relative to the

establishment of a Mail Route in Volusia county. Approved July
31, 1868.

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13..Memorial relative to the establishment of a Mail Route from Tampa to

Clear Water Harbor. Approved July 31, 1868.

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14. . Memorial to Congress praying for a Mail Route from Mellonville,

Orange county, to Ocala, Marion county. Approved July 29, 1868. 189

15.. Memorial to Congress relative to the establishment of a Mail Route

from Alatia, Hillsboro county, to Pine Level, Manatee county. Passed

August 4, 1868.

16..A Memorial to Congress requesting the establishment of certain Mail

Lines in West Florida. Passed July 21, 1868.

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