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An Act in addition to the act entitled an act, to provide for the maintenance and support of illegitimate children
Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the General Asembly of the state of Ohio, That any person who now is, or hereafter may be convicted under the act to provide for the maintenance and support of illegitimate children, and adjudged the putative father of an illegitimate child, and ordered to make provision for its maintenance, and confined in prison for not complying with the sentence and order of court, shall be entitled to the benefit of the prison rules, and of the act for the relief of insolvent debtors; in the same manner, and upon the same principles as persons imprisoned for debt.
JOSEPH RICHARDSON, Spcaker of the House of Representatives, ALLEN TRIMBLÉ,
Speaker of the Senate. December 12, A. D. 1820.
An act, to change the name of the town of Bloomfield,
in the county of Butler.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the state of Ohio, That the town of Bloomfield in the county of
Butler, shall hereafter be known by the name of the town of Trenton.
JOSEPH RICHARDSON, Speaker of the house of representatives. ALLEN TRIMBLE,
Speaker of the senate. December 16, 1820.
An act to amend an act, making further appropriation of the three per cent. fund, granted by the United States, for laying out, opening and improving roads in this state-passed, February twenty sixth, one thousand eight hundred and twenty.
Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the state of Ohio, That instead of the two dollars for each mile, allowed by the sixtieth section of the act to which this is an amendment, to commissioners for laying out and opening state roads, there shall be paid to the commissioners appointed by the General Assembly, February twenty sixth, one thousand eight hundred and twenty, to lay out a state road from Johnstown, in Licking county, thence : through Howk's settlement, Bloomfield and Chester townships in Knox county, and until it shall intersect the road leading from Birkshire to New-Haven, by way of Lexington, the sum of two dollars each per day, for the time actually spent by them in laying out and making returns of said road; and each person employed by said commissioners, as surveyors, chain carriers and axmen, on said road, shall be paid the amount due them according to the agreement of said commissioners with such persons: Provided, That if the commissioners aforesaid, shall have paid off the persons thus employed, said cond
inissioners shall be entitled to receive the same instead of such person if the amount shall appear just and equitable.
Sec. 2. Be it further enacted, That the commissioners of the counties in which the road aforesaid is laid out, shall, on receiving the certificate of the road commissioners, mentioned in the first section of this act, specifying the number of days spent by each individual in each county respectively, in laying out said road, issue their order on the treasurers of their counties respectively, for the amount due each individual for his services in laying out and returning that portion of the road running through such county, agreeably to the provisions of the first section of this act. And the orders thus drawn shall be paid by the treasurer of the county: Provided, That if any person shall have been employed by said road commissioners, without special agreement of the sum to be allowed them, the commissioners of the said counties, respectively, shall allow them such compensation as shall be just and equitable.
Sec. 3. Be it further enacted, That the commissioners appointed by the General Assembly, on the twenty sixth day of February one thousand eight hundred and twenty, to lay out a state road from Mount-Vernon in Knox county, thence a northwesterly course until it shall intersect the road leading from Delaware to Lower Sandusky, at or near Upper Sandusky, and the persons employed by them, in laying out said road, shall receive the same compensation, be under the same restrictions, and receive said compensation in the same manner as is provided in the first and second sections of this act, in the case of the roads therein specified: Provided, That if the surveying said road shall have been done by the road commissioners, then the county commissioners shall only allow them such compensation for surveying as they shall deem just and