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UNAPPROPRIATED LANDS, &c. No. X.

CHAP. XX.

An Act giving further time to the Owners of Entries on the Western Waters to Survey the same.

(Passed November 21st, 1788—Acts of 1788, ch. 21, p. 13]

1. Who the act passed in the year of our lord, one - thousand seven hundred and eighty-five, entituled “an act to repeal an act, entituled “an act concerning entries and surveys on the western waters, and for other purposes,” directed that owners of entries on the western waters should appoint agents or attornies in each county where such entries were made, and notify such appointments to the principal surveyor of the county, by the first day of February, one thousand seven hundred and eightyseven, and declared that on failure thereof such entries should be void.

2. And whereas by an act passed in the year of our lord, one thousand seven hundred and eighty-six, it was declared that no entry should be forfeited under the above recited act, for and during the term of two years, which will expire during the present session of assembly, and it is expedient that the same should be further continued: Be it therefore enacted by the General Assembly, That the further time of two years, shall be allowed to the owners of entries on the western waters to comply with the requisitions of the above recited act, during which tiine no such entry shall be forfeited.

CHAP. XXI.
An Act to regulate Surveyors’ Fees, in certain cases.
[Passed December 25th, 1788–Acts of 1788, ch.51, pa. 22.]

WHERE As it hath been represented to this present general as

sembly, that no particular mode hath been prescribed upon the division of any county within this commonwealth, for the surveyor of the new county to obtain the entries of lands within the same,

in consequence of which many disputes have arisen: For remedy

whereof, Be it enacted, That the surveyor, or surveyors, of any county or counties, from which a new county hath been taken during the present session of assembly, or hereafter shall be taken, shall, within one month after such division takes place, make out, and on application, deliver to the surveyor of the new county, attested copies of all entries made upon lands within such new county, on his books, and not surveyed, together with the warrants upon which they were founded; for which service he shall receive three pence for every such attested copy, paid by the surveyor of the new county, upon receipt of said attested copies. And in case any surveyor shall neglect or refuse to make out, or to deliver, such attested copies of entries, within the time aforesaid, or at the expiration of said time, upon the application of the surveyor of the new county, he shall forfeit, and pay, the sum of fifty pounds, to be recovered by action of debt, or information, in any court of record, by any person who will sue for the same; any law to the contrary notwithstanding.

No. X. UNAPPROPRIATED LANDs, &c.

CHAP. XXII.

An Act giving further time to the Owners of Entries on the Western
Waters to Survey the same. -- -

[Passed November 8th, 1790–Acts of 1790, ca. 10, pa. 7.]

HEREAS, the act of assembly passed in the year of our
lord one thousand seven hundred and eightv-five, entituled Pre”*.

“an act to repeal an act entituled an act concerning entries and
surveys on the western waters, and for other purposes,” which
was continued by a subsequent act, will expire during the present
session of assembly, and it is expedient, that the same should be
further continued: Be it therefore enacted by the General Assembly,
That the further time of two years shall be allowed to the owners Entries on the
of entries on the western waters, to comply with the requisitions ot.
of the above recited act, during which time, no such entry shall be .." be sur-
forfeited. - . ~

- CHAP. XXIII.

An Act for giving further time to the Qwners of Surveys to retur

the Plats and Certificates thereaf into the Land Office. -
[Passed November 8th, 1790–Acts of 1790, ch. 14, pa. 8]

I WHEREAs the law *...* the register of the land Preamble. - office to receive into his office plats and certificates of surveys, that have been or shall be made, will expire on the last day of December one thousand seven hundred and ninety, and it is represented to this general assembly, that many persons through unavoidable accidents have been prevented from returning their plats and certificates aforesaid to the register of the land office, whereby their lands may be forfeited: For remedy whereof, Be it enacted by the General Assembly, That the further time of nine months af. When certifi. ter the passing of this act, shall be allowed for returning the same, ..."...” within which time the register of the land office or his deputy, ... must be shall receive all plats and certificates of survey, although not re-returned. turned within the time heretofore limited by law; and such lands shall not be considered aş forfeited, or liable to forfeiture on that aCCOunt. - - *

2. And whereas the act of assembly passed in the year one thousand seven hundred and eighty-six, entituled “an act for reviving, continuing and amending an act, to revive and amend in part an act for giving further time to enter certificates for settlement rights, and for locating warrants upon pre-emption rights and for other purposes,” which was continued by a subsequent act, will expire on the thirty-first day of December one thousand seven hundred and ninety, and it is expedient, that the owners of entries and surveys on the eastern waters should be allowed a further time. to comply with the requisitions of the said act. Be it therefore enacted by the General Assembly, That so much of the said recited Entries and suract, as relates to the entries and surveys of land on the eastern ... on the waters shall continue and be in force until the thirty-first day of eastern waters. May, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-one.

UNAPPROPRIATED LANDS, &c. No. X.

CHAP. XXIV.

An Act giving further time to the Owners of Surveys to return the

Plats and Certificates thereaf into the Land Office.

[Passed November 7th, 1791—Acts of 1791, ch. 4, pa. 5.] Preamble. W HEREAS it hath been represented, that the time allowed by ' ' the act of the last session, entituled, “an act for giving further time to the owners of surveys, to return the plats and certificates thereof into the land office,” was not sufficient to comply with the purposes thereof; and application hath been made to this assembly, to extend the time: Be it therefore enacted, That the o further time of two years, to be computed from the expiration of ..a...rs, when to the period mentioned in the said recited act, shall be allowed for be returned : returning all plats and certificates of surveys on the western waters, lo. and the further time of twelve months from the time of passing * - this act, shall be allowed for returning all plats and certificates of surveys on the eastern waters, to the register of the land office, who shall receive the same, and such lands shall not be considered as forfeited, or liable to forfeiture; any law to the contrary thereof

notwithstanding.

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CHAP. XXV.
An Act respecting the Deputi, Register's Office in the District of

Kentucky. [Passed December 17th, 1791.-Acts of 1791, ch. 19, pa. 11.] Certain plats of F. it enacted by the General Assembly, That the deputy resurveys to be re- gister of the district of Kentucky, shall retain in his office ...'. o: all plats and certificates of surveys which are now, or which shall .#. come into his office before the first day of June next, there to re

main until the general assembly of Kentucky shall give directions respecting them.

Commencement 2. This act shall commence and be in force from the passage of the act. thereof. - - o -

CHAP. XXVI.

An Act reducing into one, the several Acts concerning the Fees of
certain Qfficers, and declaring the mode of discharging the said
Fees and County Levies. ' "
[Passed December 19th, 1792–Acts of 1792, ch. 6, pa. 23.]
Note.—This act is published in the Rev. Code, vol. 1, ch. 115,
pa. 211. The fees to the register therein mentioned have been
altered by an act of the session of 1804. See ch. 64, pa. 86, of
this volume. - - - -

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CHAP. XXVII.
An Act giving further time to the Owners of Surveys to return the
Plats and Certificates thereaf into the Land office. w
[Passed November 15th, 1792–Acts of 1792, ch. 7, pası.]

Breamble. 1 Who it hath been represented that the time allowed *: by the act of the last session for the owners of surveys to return their plats and certificates into the land office, will not be sufficient to comply with the purposes thereof, and it is expedient

to extend such time: Be it ther scre enacted, by the General As:

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APPENDIX LAWS CONCERNING WASTE AND ( 157 ) No. X. } UNAPPROPRIATED LANDS, &c. sembly, That the further time of one year and five months, to be so on the computed from the month of July next, shall be allowed to the . . owners of surveys on the western waters, and the further time of turned. ' twelve months from the passing of this act, shall be allowed the When on the owners of surveys on the eastern waters, for returning all plats and ****** certificates of surveys to the register of the land office, who shall receive the same. Any law to the contrary notwithstanding.

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2. This act shall commence and be in force from and after the Commencement passing thereof. - - of this act.

CHAP. XXVIII.
An Act giving further time to the Owners of Entries on the Western
Waters, to Survey the same. *
[Passed October 12th, 1792–Acts of 1792, ch. 8, pa. 31.]

Who the time limited by law for the owners of entries Preamble.

on the western waters to survey the same, will expire during the present session of assembly, and it is expedient that a further time should be allowed such owners to comply with the requisitions of the acts of assembly, in such case made : Be it therefore enacted, by the General Assembly, That the further time Entries on the of two years, shall be allowed to the owners of entries on the west- western waters, ern waters, to survey the same, in such manner as is directed by ." *: law. Any thing to the contrary hereof notwithstanding. time to i\e Hunt

veyed. CHAP. XXIX,

An Act for the relief of Persons owning Surveys returned to the

Register’s Office, on which no Patents can issue in consequence

of the erection of Kentucky into an Independent State.

[Passed December 17th, 1792–Acts of 1792, ch. 23, pa. 83.] 1 Who it is represented, that many persons Previous Preamble. to the erection of Kentucky into an independent state,

have returned into the register's office of this state, plats and certificates of surveys of land, lying in the now district of Kentucky, and which cannot now be passed into grants, by reason of the erec: tion of the said district into an independent state: For remedy whereof,

2. Be it enacted, That the register of the land office shall, and he Register to deliis hereby required, on application of the owners of such surveys, vor certain sur. to deliver the same to him or his assigns; and the treasurer is also voys to the required to refund to the owners of such surveys, the sums of mo- **** mey or certificates paid by such owner or owners for the said grants, in order that they respectively be entitled to their locations in the state of Kentucky.

CHAP. XXX, An Act giving further time to the Owners of Certificates and Plats of Survey on the Eastern Waters, to return the same to the Register of the Land Office. . [Passed December 10th, 1793–Acts of 1793, ch. 11, pa. 22.] 1 W W 7 HERE AS it hath been represented, that the time allowed by the act of the last assembly, for the owners of surveys **** on the eastern waters to return their plats and certificates into the land office, will not be sufficient to comply with the purposes there. of, and it is expedient to extend such time :

( 138 ) LAWS CONCERNING WASTE AND {Aropis UNAPPROPRIATED LANDS, &c. No. X. "

Further time al- 2. Be it therefore enacted by the General Assembly, That the fur

to: !o. ther time of six months, to be computed from the fifteenth day ef

4 o' § November, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-three, shall be allowed to the owners of surveys on the eastern waters, for returning all plats and certificates of survey made on locations under the commonwealth's land warrants, prior to the fifteenth day of November, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-two, to the register of the land office, who shall receive the same; any law to the contrary, notwithstanding. :

gommencement 3. This act shall commence and be in force from and after the Af this act. passing thereof. - - -- - -

CHAP. XXXI.

An Act to authorise the Register of the Land Office to deliver. the original Title Papers, respecting Lands in the State of

Kentucky. [Passed November 11th, 1793–Acts of 1798, ch. 16, pa. 25.] Register to deli- E it enacted, That the register of the land office do deliver to yer title papers any person or persons whom the executive of this state shall

o: o certify to him to be officially appointed by the state of Kentucky,

gent of that all original papers now being in the land office, respecting the titles State. of lands within the said state. - - -

Kentucky agent 2. And he it further enacted, That any person or persons who authorised to may be appointed by the state of Kentucky, shall have free access . o to the records in the land office and to the commissioners’ books, and ing lands it. be at full liberty, at the expense of the said state, to make a fair state, and of the copy or copies of all records that relate to the title for lands within too the said state, and of the said commissioners’ books, which copy *...*.*.d or copies shall be certified and subscribed by the register of the by the register land office, who shall thereunto affix his seal of office. Provided, * That the state of Kentucky shall be at no expense for the register’s

certifying and examining the same.

commencement 3. This act shall commence and be in force from and after the of this act. passing thereof. - - - - *

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** CHAP. XXXII.

An Act giving further time to the Owners of certain Surveys to return the Plats and Certificates thereof into the Land Qftce, and a further time to the Owners of Entries on the Western Waters to Survey the same. - * . . " .

[Passed December 19th, 1794.—Acts of 1794, ch. 11, pa. 9..]

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Turther time al- 1 B* it enacted by the General Assembly, That the further time lowed for re- of one year from the thirty-first day of December in the turning surveys present year, shall be allowed the owners of surveys on the west. on he western ern waters, and from the fifteenth day of May last, until the thirbioenen ty first day of December, one thousand seven hundred and ninetywaters. five, shall be allowed the owners of surveys on the eastern waters - for returning all plats and certificates of surveys to the register of

the land office, who shall receive the same, and such lands shall.

not be considered as forfeited or liable to forfeiture; any law to

the contrary notwithstanding. *

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