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:>> cf -, . Ff'aVJ. rf'Nev V-n hike year 'meihoufa -idJeven hundred end e'gl yjives - . , /'es, pa i Iters) viiW cats; bears, trows atidfquirf els in the fcrcral counties therem l 55 BE t : "fjheState s/"North Caro]ina, andjt is hereby, enccled, h t'e cv'.'-.v'.-.v [ t>*t ai d al . ' HS.is acf'tfi't tiefbre recited act .0 t.u as the Ihiue providesfor the killing ti crow* and fqairrets be1 and the '.ante- ,? hereby repealed SrrJ made veil. C :.Y , XX 7. xV; •/? r« 'ffsS '.he nutting and coaxing a fc ;'::. the .' u>«* e>:<< s/~ Clinch bkaitftoitt'to the Cumberland' Settlements, andfot freftrving and granting fafety to the inhabitant* thererf* WW. EAS it has been reprefemed to the inbly oy the jxpjjclcaiatiics of the countiesof- La-jidf,<t and Sumner, as the earneft \i ifh < f the inhabitants ot the laid counties, that alaw.lhould, oafs impowering the, command.ng officers of the atortfaid co'lih'titt tj tailcri the the militia thereof to cany theiarne iuto fu. I cited. : chcre-fere, I. Be It enccled, bv the General J/fcnHy of the State c/" lVJorth-C.;rclina, and ills hereby inh&e'a, by 'he authority $/• the fume, that it In ill and may he lawful tor the commanding officers of the before mentioned counties to appoint two) or mi. re perlons -roexarr.ine, inrvey and-mark our the belt and rnoft convenient way from the iowcr end.of Cllncii mountain to the icttleme.ts of Gumber'ldnd.zs atopeGAi ; and the (hid commanding cjfficers are hereby veiled with full pi .-.. l;- ar+Q-authcrity to order out the niilHia cf the counties or D:vi:!f:n apd £ir,?;ier, to cut and clear the road fo mar-ked assfcrelaid, tinier the direction of themfelves or either of theni, or ai.y pf the field officers by tirem appointee! tt> li.perir.tcr.d the fame. Aid in order that the fl r i <ft* ft juftve may be done to every militia man and 1 fficerin performing- the fame. II. Be- iffarther c~,m led, by the authority, dferefitld, that the 1 commanding officers cf the (aid crunties ot Davld-r -. . nei Sumner Gi-ill at their general mutter in /^ri/ne^it, caufe the nniitu to be' divided' into four equal dalles of firft, 1; 1 Olid, third ai d fourth as- near as may be, in the fame manner as the tnrlitia in this fhte was fprmeriy chffed, and fliali call en thejn by daffies or part of daffies, beginning with the firltanci (o hi-rotaiion until trie read (hail be cut as 3. laid • and i.i cafe -ny officer or imhti.i man fhall jtirfnfr or neglpfl to appear when cilled span to perform f'uch rdttf and bring with him fuch :r,ol fuijable i'or cutting and clearing tne road as aiorefaid as mav he enjoined by his officer, as alio fifth quantity qf provrfidh as may be dfetnet! necehary fot'fucH tour, or when on luc:i tour or duty fhal! retufe or ricglect to perforin the duties il,ai nray be enjoined hi;..-b_. ti e officer ey ujilcers having the eontniard over the pit! work, he or they io offehdi ig ffifci'.l luiirr the lame pains and penalties as are inliietcd by the miljtia law iio\v in foi5ce in this Itate, and be preceedtd againltin the mam er as is by the laid law directed, and ail lucb iu:es and forfeitures fhall go towards paying tlie perfons employed in \ic«ing and marking the laid road. • And svbercas it is j'uft and realonable ti:;u ill periods pejTorniing ary uleful'and laborious talk ihculd receive ade» . quate cemper latien for the fame : II!. Bfrii further ena3;;d, iy the cuthvity af'.refaul that it fhall ar.d may be lawful for the eeunty courts of the-. cc>unties of Dat-idfiti and Sumner in their cp;;Tter-fc-iiions. to lay a tax on the poll and #ii t ixabje | roperty wirHn tlie jaid counties fufiicient topay the labouiers emp'ojed i.-, cutting and dealing the laid road from the loxter end of Clinch mountain to the Ciajibert&nd fertleTBenis, and alio thefe employed in fuperintending the fame, and atfo for the provillon neceflvi-j to be furiiifhed thoi'e employed in the fa d lerviee ; and the tax ib to be levied fhall be collected and accounted tor by the collectors ot the public tax and by them to the county treafurer, and by him to the courts and by them or their chairman to tho'e employed as above ; ar.d the faid collector or collector?, before 1 e or they enters on the execution cf their office, fhall enter into bond with one or more (ujficient lecurit.es in double the fum to be by hitti or theMl.'ceHectcd, for rbe rarehful peTfofrnincfe df the trull in him or them repoled, and lor. the cel!ec1in<T and recounting for all luch inonFes by him or them Io received, after deducing three percent, for collecting and paying fhc a::c ; and in cafe he or they'-fhall 1. il or neglect to-collect and account for the fame in due t me, he or they Io Jailing or neglecting Dhafl be proceeded a^gairyt as. in cafe of.de linquer.: Iheriii'scr collectors, and fuffcr the lame pains and ] tnalttes that nia-y be hail againftfuch li.erifia and collectors ot public taxes in this flare. And whereas it hath been found by experience that the inhabitants. of die counties of Davidfin and Sumner are ex. pcfled to great danger frcfri the neighbouring Inita'n^ who may be provoked by the outrages of diforderiy perlons j afli g through oi from thfc faid cour.tics to the Indian nations : for remedy whereof, IV. B it enatftd] by ti t autktHy ajcrtfoid, that it lhall not be lawful for any perfon topafs through or go from ei'her of tie counties ot D&ii dj ia rr Sufnntr ic any of the Indian towns, unlets he or tkev Inaii i:ave a pals t'rv.ii lome ciiieer duty au'h. riied unoer the United States, the executive of this ilate, or the field ofiicers of the mituia of one or ether of the cou'hties aforefaid, ^ Y- Beit furYtttt'enaSei, that if any perfon or perfons offending agsinft the true intent and menning of this aft, he, fteor they being thereof Jawfqlly convicted, fhall be liable to a line not exceed w\ ;en |:or,nd=, to be afiefledJby two Juftices of the Peace ; and i.i caff any perlon within the limits of the counties of Daviefin and Sumner Jh.,ii me-nace, provoke or plunder a friendly Indian', or by ihreatning to kill er dekioy or beat, him . r iny of his tribe cr the allies ei his irbebemg friendly to th's or the United State, he, the cr they fo pfe^diflg fhall bedjttfaject to the fame p.nns and penalties on an ac'hon bronchi in behalf of luch Indian, as though he, !i' :e or the/ cad iojuiied or prUKtierfd a citizen ot this ilate.
:>> cf -, . Ff'aVJ. rf'Nev V-n hike year 'meihoufa -idJeven hundred end e'gl yjives
. , /'es, pa i Iters) viiW cats; bears, trows atidfquirf els in the fcrcral counties
therem l 55
BE t : "fjheState s/"North Caro]ina, andjt is hereby, enccled, h t'e cv'.'-.v'.-.v [ t>*t
ai d al .
' HS.is acf'tfi't tiefbre recited act .0 t.u as the Ihiue providesfor the killing
ti crow* and fqairrets be1 and the '.ante- ,? hereby repealed SrrJ made veil.
C :.Y , XX 7. xV; •/? r« 'ffsS '.he nutting and coaxing a fc ;'::. the .' u>«* e>:<< s/~ Clinch bkaitftoitt'to the Cumberland'
Settlements, andfot freftrving and granting fafety to the inhabitant* thererf*
WW. EAS it has been reprefemed to the inbly oy the jxpjjclcaiatiics of the countiesof- La-jidf,|