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i.4Vv'S OF NCmTH.CAROLLNA, i8i7. '49 ' bv the sheriff", «hall convene thereaftei a« soon as poss'-He, n the duties of 'heir <?ffice, first taking and siibscribinji: the ., tjehire iiriv justice of the peace of the. county ofJohnson*: ' Insincerely swear, ih.-it I will do ;ind execute ll"c in;- liic town of bniitiiUehl, to liie bt'bt of nij skill :ihU iil'ilitv. so lielpuic Go-!. IV. .h.u b'' it J'urlhcreuactedy That the commissi;iners authorized to he elected t;v thi? act, and their snccessors in office, ?liall he a b<id'. cof-ixtr-ate :in(l politic, by the name of'* The Conunissioners of t!ie town of ^^niil^- fiv'iU,** aiiti s! aH have ainl exercise all the power anil aiittiori^j- which is provideti bv ;lif acl to v.hicii tliis act is an aniendnient, to be exercised by the cunivu^-ii'Oers appointed in virtue tiieicof. V. i^nd'l:.' it jurii'pr euacieci., 'i'hat il the i=aid sheriff shall fail or ne- 'glect to hold the election aforesaid, u'c.cordtng to the piovijjiiius of tbis aet, li> .'nan forfei* asid | ay tie sum <d*ten pounds, to he recovered m »Hename of any one uf tlie comu^isaioncrs last elected, to the use uf said town of Smithfieid, any tlifns; to the cnntraiy notwithstandiig ; and for the trou-ble incuired by t!ie i^heiiif in holdin;^ said election for the coniir.is>ioneis aforegaiti. the sheriii'shali be entitled "to receive of the proper officer, out of the funds <'f the corporation, t!ie sum of four dollars annually ; any law or custoni to tiie contrary uotwiths^.-nding. CHAP. LII. An acl to i'\corporate liie lown of liookjr^on in Greene Cfiuntv WHEUKAS, William Hooker of the cown-y of (xrcene. has caused a town to be laid out on his land on the south hank of (.Joiitei.tnv creek,*at the njculb, of Rainbow creek, and exposed the Ijo(s to public sale ; and whereas, the i-aid William Hooker is desirous that the said town should be incor[)orated, BE i* enacted hij the General ^dssemhii/ of the State, of J^nrth-Carolinay and it is iiereby enacted by the unthoriti/ of the same, 'I'hat the plan ot the said town wbiejj was exiii!>itf3 on the uay of tlie *• le of the lot:^, shall be established and confirmi^d as a true plan, and th:'t liie said plan, ; a c 'py thersof, shall be dep(»sitttd by the said VViliiani Hot>k«M , intlu-onice oftb<; clerk of Greene county, whose dntv it shall be to record the said plan in the books of bis ofilce, subject to the insjA'ction of any litrsuu .vh'>>niay be desirous of inspectio"^ the same : And said town is hereby iavorporated into a tosvntiliip bv the tiatne of Hookert<»ri. il. Jiid. hi' it furt/tev enacted. 'I bat \N illuun Hookei, II e it k Hooker, Thomas Ho^-kcM, John NJ. Patrick and Ciiarle-: I'hlwa d.H. i"- tnd they are hereby appointed co!nn)i>!ir)uers lor said town, and uijon tl «• Ji^ath, remo-val or refusal to aciofafjyof tiie aOnementioned comriii^si mers, those that remain, or a majority of them, shall ha\e jKiwer ht elect new ones to .-upply tiie places of tho.-<e who remove, die or refuse to act, a;id tbetse when po elected as aforesaid shall be invested with tlie same [jower and authority as those appointed by this act. 111. Be it further aiuctid. That the said commissioners shall convene, as soon thereafter as possible, and enter Uf»on the dutirs I tfieir ottice, first takirig and subscribing the lollouing (.ath : 1 Ji Ji- do ?-olemnly and sincerely swear, that 1 will do and execute ti;e oilice of < ..mini -.loner lor the town of lluokerton to the beat of my skill and ability, &o liclp m<? God.
i.4Vv'S OF NCmTH.CAROLLNA, i8i7. '49
' bv the sheriff", «hall convene thereaftei a« soon as poss'-He,
n the duties of 'heir .'nan forfei* asid | ay tie sum |