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or any part not exceeding one-half of the funds now allowed by law to the male institution, or that may hereafter be allowed, to the benefit of said female institution at their discretion.

Sec. 3. Be it enacted, That said Trustees shall have power to acquire by purchase, donation or bequest, any real or personal property, and hold the same for the special use of the said female department of said institution.

SEC. 4. Be it enacted, That the Trustees of the Lewisburg Academy, in the county of Marshall, be author. Lewisburg Acad ized to establish a branch of said academy in the town of Lewisburg, for the education of girls; and to share equally with the male branch of said academy, in any monies now on hand and unappropriated, and in any monies hereafter to be drawn from the treasury of the State for said academy; said fund to be drawn from the treasury as heretofore, and appropriated by the trustees of said academy as herein directed.

LANDON C. HAYNES,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.
JOHN F. HENRY,

Speaker of the Senate,
Passed, January 31, 1850.

CHAPTER XCII.

An Act to alter the line between Henderson and Decatur counties.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Tennessee, That the line between Henderson and Decatur counties be so altered as to commence at the point designated in the act passed 19th January, 1848, and run in a south-westwardly direction, (so as not to approach Lexington nearer than twelve miles,) to the line known as the Brown line; thence south with that line to the Hardin county line; and the citizens east of that line to be entitled to all the rights and privileges, and subject to all the liabilites of other citizens of Decatur county.

LANDON C. HAYNES,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.
JOHN F. HENRY,

Speaker of the Senate.
Passed, November 8,1849.

CHAPTER XCIII.

An Act to attach the County of Wayne to the Nashville Bank District.

Section. 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Tennessee, That the county of Wayne be and it is hereby attached to the Nashville Bank District, and that there be a director for said county in the Bank of Tennessee, who shall be appointed as other directors are now appointed, and that he have all powers and privileges and immunities of other Bank Directors in said Bank, and that he be subject to the same rules, regulations and restrictions that the other directors in said Bank are subject to.

LANDON C. HAYNES, Speaker of the House of Representatives. JOHN F. HENRY,

Speaker of the Senate. Passed November 27, 1849.

CHAPTER XCIV.

An Act to authorize the change of venue in criminal cases.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Tennessee, That when in any case according to the provisions of the existing laws, a change of venue may hereafter take place, the judge shall have power to change the venue to an adjoining county, as well out of the circuit as in it; and this shall apply to both civil and criminal cases; and when the venue has heretofore been changed to any adjoining county out of the circuit, the court to which such change of venue has taken place, shall have and exercise jurisdiction as fully and amply as if the suit had been legally transferred.

LANDON C. HAYNES, Speaker of the House of Representatives. JOHN F. HENRY,

Speaker of the Senate. Passed February 5, 1850.

CHAPTER XCV.

An Act to incorporate Greasy Rock Academy, in the county of Hancock.

Section 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Tennessee, That there is hereby established for the county of Hancock an academy, called Greasy Rock Academy, to be located at or within one mile of the county seat of said county, to have and possess all rights, claims, advantages, and immunities which by any of the existing laws of the State are allowed to any of the county academies in this State.

Sec. 2. Be it further enacted, That William S. Rose, Trustees Lea Jasper, Thomas Martin and Anderson Campbell, are hereby appointed trustees of said academy, and constituted a body politic and corporate, may sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded, in any court of law or equity in this State or elsewhere; and said trustees by the name aforesaid shall be capable in law or otherwise, to purchase, receive, and hold to themselves and their successors, any lands, tenements, goods or chattels, which shall be given, granted or devised to them, or purchased by them for the use and benefit of said academy, and to appropriate, use and dispose of the same in such manner as to them may seem fit and proper for the use and benefit of said academy.

SEC. 3. Be it enacted, That said trustees, and their successors, shall have power to hold such meeting at such times and places as may be agreed upon from time to time, by a majority of the trustees aforesaid, to appoint a president, directors and treasurer of said board; not less than three members of said board shall constitute a quorum to do business relating to the management, interest or government of said academy; and the county court of said county shall have the power to fill all vacancies that may happen by death, resignation or atherwise.

SEC. 4. Be it enacted, That said board of trustees shall have power to make such by-laws, rules and reg. ulations relating to said academy and the government thereof, and their own proceedings, as a majority of said board may deem right and proper; Provided, They are not inconsistent with the constitution and laws of the United States and of the State of Tennessee.

LANDON C. HAYNES,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.
JOHN F. HENRY,

Speaker of the Senate.
Passed January 30, 1850.

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CHAPTER XCVI

An Act to incorporate the Mountain Male and Female Academy in the county of Tipton,

and for other purposes.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Tennessee, That J. D. Hall, J. V. Hall, James McCauley, J. J. Hall and James Holmes, be and they are hereby constituted a body corporate and politic by the name of the trustees of the Mountain Male and Female Academy, and shall have perpetual succession, and be capable in law or equity to purchase and receive and hold to themselves and their successors, any lands, tenements, goods or chattels, which shall be given, granted or devised to them, or purchased by them, for the use and benefit of said academy, and to receive and hold donations or legacies for the benefit of said academy, and to appropriate, use and dispose of the same in such manner as to them may seem fit and proper for the use and benefit of the academy aforesaid; and the said trustees, and their successors by the name aforesaid, may sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded, in any court of law or equity in this State or elsewhere.

Sec. 2. That the trustees aforesaid, and their succes. sors, shall have power to hold such meetings, at such times and places as they may think proper; to elect one of their number president, and a secretary, and a trea. surer; but not less than a majority of said board of trustees shall constitute a quorum to do business relating to said academy; and they shall have power to fill all vacancies that may occur in said board by death, resignation or otherwise, and also to increase their number to nine.

Sec. 3. That said board of trustees shall have power to appoint teachers, and to make such regulations relative to said academy, and the government thereof, and their own proceedings, as a majority of said board may deem right and proper; Provided, They are not inconsistent with the constitution and laws of Tennessee.

Sec. 4. That the trustees of Westbrook Academy, of Westbrook Acad-Obion county, be and they are hereby authorized and

empowered to create a Female Department to said academy, and until such department is established, the trustees of said institution may, and they are authorized to receive females into the same, who, when admitted, shall be permitted to enjoy all the benefits and advan

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tages that are now or may be enjoyed by males at said academy.

Sec. 5. Be it enacted, That J. H. Stratton, Robert La zrel Hill Mare Wilson, David F. Wilson and William N. Hill, be and

ufacturing Co. they are hereby constituted a body corporate and politic, under the name and style of the Laurel Hill Manufacturing Company, in the county of Lawrence, and in their corporate name may sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded, buy, hold or sell both real and personal property for the use and benefit of said corporation; may keep and use a eommon seal, and have succession for ninety-nine years.

Sec. 6. Be it enacted, That the capital stock of said corporation may be any sum, not to exceed one hundred thousand dollars, but may be any less sum that said corporation may think proper to invest, with all the rights, powers, and privileges, and under the same rules, regulations and restrictions that the Edgfield and Alisonian Manufacturing Companies are under.

LANDON C. HAYNES,
Speaker of the House of Representatives,
JOHN F. NENRY,

Speaker of the Senate.
Passed January 28, 1850.

CHAPTER XCVII.

An Act to a inend an Act passed January 30, 1844, ch. 235, entitled an Act to amend the

law of costs of criminal prosecutions, and to diminish the same where chargable to the State or county.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Tennessee, That that part of the seventh section of the above recited Act, which requires a witness in proving his attendance to swear that he has by such attendance as a witness lost the value of six hours labor of the day, be and the same is hereby repealed.

LANDON C, HAYNES,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.
JOHN F. HENRY,

Speaker of the Senate.
Passed January 28, 1850.

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