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equitable: Provided also, That the county of Delaware shall pay the expense of laymg out said road through the territory attached to that county in the same manner as is provided in the preceding sections of this act.

Sec. 4. Be it further enacted, That the sum of one hundred and seventy dollars, appropriated by the aforesaid act, to aid in erecting a bridge over Indian creek at Millville, Butler county, shall be appropriated and laid out as follows, to wit: the sum of eighty five dollars for the purpose of erecting a foot bridge across Indian creek, at Millville, aforesaid; and eighty five dollars for the purpose of erecting a foot bridge across Indian creek, at or near the place where the state road from Hamilton to Lawrenceburgh crosses said creek; to be laid out under the superintendance of Ninian Beatty.

Sec. 5. Be it further enacted, That seventy five dollars, of the sum of one hundred and fifty dollars, appropriated by the fifty ninth section of the aforesaid act, to be laid out on the bridge over Little Beaver creek, in the township of Adams, in the county of Washington, shall be laid out and expended on the bridge over Big Run in said township of Adams. And the balance, seventy five dollars, shall be laid out and expended on the bridge over Bear creek, in said township, in the county of Washington; and Daniel Owen, is hereby appointed commissioner to superintend the laying out the money over Big Run; and William Davis is hereby appointed commissioner to superintend the laying out the money over Bear creek; and they shall enter into bonds with the connty commissioners in such sum as they may require, for the faithful performance of their duties, and receive compensation for their services out of the treasury of the county of Washington, in the same manner that commissioners for old roads and bridges are required to give bonds, and entitled to receive

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compensativu, by the sixtieth section of the act to which this is an amendment.

Sec. 6. Be it further enacted, That so much of the fiftyninth section of the aforesaid act, and of the resolution appointing road commissioners, passed the twentysixth of February one thousand eight hundred and twenty, as is contrary to the provisions of the fifth section of this act, be and the same is here ! by repealed.

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Sec. 7. Be it further enacted, That the county commissioners of the counties of Ross, Pike and Adams, be and they are hereby respectively authorised and required to settle and adjust the accounts of Curtis Cannon, road commissioner, appointed by the act entitled an act, to establish a state road from Christian Platto's, in the county of Ross to the crossings of Brush creek, in the county of Adams; passed February second one thousand eight hundred and twenty; and that they allow him such compensation for laying out, marking and establishing the said road within their respective counties, as is specified in said act; which allowance shall be paid out of the county treasury upon the order of the county commissioners of such county. Any thing in the fifth section of the before recited act to the contrary notwithstanding.

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road, to be drawn and applied under the direction of the county commissioners of Jackson county.

JOSEPH RICHARDSON, Speaker of the house of representatives. ALLEN TRIMBLE,

Speaker of the senato December 16, 1820.

CHAPTER IV. An act to authorise the trustees of the town of West Union to vacate a part of a street, in said town.

Whereas it has been represented to this general assembly, by the trustees of the town of West Union: That by vacating a part of a street on the east side thereof, it will add much to the convenience of the citizens and beauty of said town. Therefore,

Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the state of Ohio, That the trustees of the town of West Union be, and they are hereby authorised to convey by deed in fee simple, to John Wood, his heirs and assigns forever, the street north of in lot number eighty-five, and east of in lot number one hundred and eleven, and part of in-lot number eighty six. And the said street is hereby declared vacated; and the said trustees are authorised to receive from Sa lathiel Sparks, a deed of conveyance, to them and their successors forever, for public uses, the streets he has laid out on the east side and north end of the square in which the above described lots are situated; and the said streets are hereby declared public highways.

JOSEPH RICHARDSON, Speaker of the house of representatives, ALLEN TRIMBLE,

Speaker of the senate. December 18, 1820.

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CHAPTER V.

An act, to confirm and legalize the judicial and minis

serial acıs of James Everett and Jacob Swigart. Whereas it has been represented to this General Assembly that James Everett was duly elected to the office of justice of the peace, in and for the township of Westland, in the county of Guernsey, on the sixth day of November one thousand eight hundred and nineteen, and was duly commissioned, and gave bond to the trustees of said township as the law dia rects, but neglected to certify the date of his commission to the township clerk in the time required by law. And it has also been represented to this General Assembly,that Jacob Swigart was duly electcd to the office of justice of the peace, in and for the township of Jackson, in the county of Stark, on the seventh day of July one thousand eight hundred and nineteen, and was duly commissioned and gave bond to the trustees of said township, of Jackson as required by law, but neglected to certify the date of his commission, to the township clerk, in the time required by law. And as it appears that the said James Everett and Jacob Swigart believed they had a right to exercise the official functions of justice of the peace in and for the said townships, in which they were severally elected; and as the said James Everett and Jacob Swigart, did singularly and severally engage in, and discharge and perform all and singular the duties of justice of the peace, in and for the townships and counties in which they were severally elected. And as doubts do exist, whether the official acts of the said James Everett and Jacob Swigart are legal; and as it is of importance that such doubts should be removed. Therefore,

Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the state of Ohio, That all and singular the acts both, judicial and ministerial, of the said James Everets

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by him done and performed, as a justice of the peace for Westland township, in the county of Guernsey, shall be confirmed, and are hereby declared as legal as if he had been duly qualified, and no exceptions are to be taken against such of his acts as would have been unexceptionable had he certified the date of his commission to the township clerk in the time required by law.

Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That all and singular the acts, both judicial and ministerial, of the said Jacob Swigart, by him done and performed as a justice of the peace for Jackson township, in the county of Stark, shall be confirmed, and are hereby declared as legal as if he had been duly qualified; and no exceptions are to be taken against such of his acts as would have been unexceptionable had he certified the date of his commission to the township clerk, in the time required by law.

JOSEPH RICHARDSON, Speaker of the house of representarives, ALLEN TRIMBLE,

Speaker of the senate December 19, 1820.

CHAPTER VI.

An act for the relief of Curtis Cannon Whereas it has been represented to this General Assembly, that Curtis Cannon of Adams county, who was appointed by the law passed February 26, 1820, a road commissioner, to expend the sum of sixty dollars, appropriated out of the quota allowed to the county of Ross, on the road from Christian Platto's to the town of Sinking Spring; and although it appears that the said Curtis Cannon has faithfully expended the said sum of sixty dollars, yet the

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