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120 APPENDIX. tioM to this tax, such a tax as the cormnissionprs of the p'^or mny directj si^ail at'O be iinpoae;! (>ii each tree male in t!ie saiil tie().u'tineiits, who ow s nei. ther land nor slaves ; wliicti sum, so levied, shall also be applied to the support of llie poor of th<? <ler>:if in^nt iri w'lich the HSaes^'iierlt shall be made. X. Be it further enacted, T'»at tlie aforesaid commissioners sliall, at the usu-al meetings to be held \n taeir respective departments, lor the potpose of pro-viiiing tor the wanis of the poor, arid inquiring into the condition of the s.ime, s'oall appoint a clerk, whose duty it shall be to maKe an annuU report of t!:eir |>roceedings to the clerk of the county court; which shall be transmitted by him to the executive of the Sute for the information ot tile Leffislature. XI. Be it further enacted. That the same sum which lias been assessed for the support of the poor in thediflerent counties in thif State, for the year 1834, sfnil still continue to be assessed hereafter by tlie justice-* of the county C(.urt, ifi like manner as it has hitherio been, regardless of any diminution which mav occur \n the number of the poor on the poor lists ot said counties, produced either by deaths or removals from the said lists; and shall continue to be applied to the support of such of the poor as may be found on the poor list in the differ-ent counties aforesaid, oi\ the first day of M.iy nest, agreeable to the ratio of expense at which each pauper now on the poor list is supported. XII. Be it further enacted, Tnat when any pauper wfio may be found oa the poor list in the different counties in this State, on the fir^t day of May, 1835, shall die or be removed from the poor list, the sum or sums which bad been alloUed for the support of the said pauper or paupers, under the assessmet\t of 1834, for the support of the poor in the different counties within this Sfa^e, shall be considered a clear accession to the Literary Fund, and shall beheld by the Treasurer of the S^ate for the use of the Literary Fund. XIII. Be it further enacted. That when tiie paupers who may be found on the poor lists in tiie different counties in this State, shall die or be otherwise removed from the poor lists, the sum which was assessed in the year 1834, for the support of the poor in the said counties, and which shall be assessed annual-ly hereafter by the justices of the counties, regardless of the diminution ot the poor, on the poor lists in said counties, by deaths or otherwise, shall be consi- <iered a cleir annual accession to the Literary Fund of this State, and shall be subject to the demand of the Treasurer of the S'ate, XIV. Be it further enacted. That the penalties incurred in the violation of any of the duties set forth in any clause or clauses of this act of A--"*embiy, may be recovered of the person or persons violntinu; the provisions of thf» same, bv the chairman of the county court, in either of the counties of this S'ate; who »nay direct the county attorney of either of said counties, to issue a scire facias to any person wh i may appear to be a delinquent under this act of Asst Mibiy, to sho%v cause why the forfeiture should not be incurred; and it shall ba the <iuty of the cniinty attorney, in the different counties in this State, to appear in behalfof the State wlien^ver such process shall be instituted, and shall receive fnr his services the sum of four dollars in every prosecution where tKe penalty sliali he recovered. XV. Be it juTlher enacted. That all penalties incurred in violation of any clause or clauses of this act of Assembly, shall be transmitted by the persons authorised to collect them'^. to the treasurer of the State, and shall be applied bj him to the use of the Literary Fund. XVI. Jlnd be it further enacted, That when any citizen of this State shall hereafter die, leaving an estate in land, slaves or personal estate of any de-scriptinn, ai'.<! without lineal representatives to inherit the sauie, the estate so left shall be subject to a tax of ten per centum ; which tax shall be deductfd from the estate bv the administrator or exe-utor of the deceased, aud by him shall be paid lu the Ireaaiurer of the Literary Fund.
tioM to this tax, such a tax as the cormnissionprs of the p'^or mny directj
si^ail at'O be iinpoae;! (>ii each tree male in t!ie saiil tie().u'tineiits, who ow s nei.
ther land nor slaves ; wliicti sum, so levied, shall also be applied to the support
of llie poor of th |