Chap. XXXVIII. An cil to tar d,n John Bracfley, ifthetovm «/"\Vi!mington. WHERAS 7»i» Bradley, of the town of Wilmington, in the county of New- Hanover, fonie time in the yffir of"
our lord one thoufand feven hundred and eighty (even, obtained a pardon from the Governor of this ftate i a
confrquence of application to him n ade, and of the recommendation of the General AlTembly in behalf of the laid
John Bradley, then accufed for the killing of Samuel Sstariti : which pardon, on being duly pleaded to an indictment
for the laid fuppofed oft'ence, in the fuperior court of lav tor Wilmington diflridt, was not allowed by a m.iionty of rite
Judges of the laid court ; and the fsid John Bradley in his petition to this General AfTembly having fet forth fueu cir-cumllances
as upon due enquiry and full confideratton of the fame, it appear* the laid John Bradley ou^ht to be par-doned*
1. Be it therefore enabled bx the General trembly oftheftate o/North-Caro'ina, and it is hereby enaclcd by the autht.
rity of thefame, that the laid John Bradley is fully, freely and abfolutely pardoned, acquitted and discharged of and
from any profecution for murder, manfhughter or other fpecies of homicide of whatever nature in law or conftruc-t
ion thereof, done or committed by' the laid 'John Bradley in'the .killing of the laid Samuel Swar.n, with winch he
now is or hereafter may be charged in any of the courts of this fhite-
Chap. XLII. An aft to eftablijb the lines of a certain trail oflandgranted unto Charles Gerrard. WHEREAS it appears to the fa cisfaction of this General Aifembly, that. James Saniersi deputy, fuiveyor of the
military lands of this ftate, did return a plat of furvey of a i raft of land for Charles Gerrard, El qui re, for
two thoufand five hundred and fixty acres, fituate in the county of Davidfn, for which plat a grant hath ifluerJ to
the laid Charles Gerrard, notwitbltar.ding.the faid lurvey was not made to rue cardinal points agreeable to Jaw, by
which means the laid Charles Gerrard may be in a future day difturbed in his title of the faid land : and whereas'the
entry of the faid Charles Gerrard is one ef the old;ft date in the laid county of DavidJon, and that it is not juft he
Ihould differ on account of any millake or error irtthe deputy furveyor ;
I. Bs it therefore tna&edby the General Jffimhly of the State of North-Carolina, and it is hereby enabled by the an.
ihority of the.fame, that the boundary lines of a military grant of this ftate numbered number thirty-two, figned by
his Excellency Richard Cafzoelli^Kiqwre, then Governor of this ftate, the fourteenth dav of March one thonTand (e-yen
hundred and eighty -lis,, given and granted unto Charles Gerrard, a Lieutenant in the North. Carolina line t»v©
thouland five hundred andliiuy acres oi land lying in the county of David/on, on the louth fide of Cumberland river
including the mouth of Yellow creel;, beginning at a white-oak on the river bank, thirty-four poles above tne mouth
of teltov) creek, then down the river to a hackberry and boxelder, thence louth ihirty-five degrees euft four hundred
and fixty poles acrofs the creek ro an elm, thence north fifty five eau eight hundred and eighty fix poles to a white-oak,
thence north thirty five weft three hundred' and eighty-two poles to the beginning, be and are hereby declared
to be the t fhbliihcV. boundary lines of the faid Charles Gerrard's aforefaid tract of two thoufand five hundred and fixty
acres ; any law, uiage or cufrom to the contrary notwithftanding. Provided, that nothing in this ad contained (hall
be conftrued to injure the right of any individual 10 the laid land.
CnAP. tXLlV. An ad toautqcrj/ejwfies Bdlirgfby to execute a deed or deeds ofanvtyance, agreeable to a power of at-iorney
andthela(t xuill ant teliament of U lhiam Rea, lute 0/ Guilford county, deccafed. WHEREAS Wihiam Rea, late o: Guilford county, decealed, did in his lifttime execute a power of attorney, bear,
ing date tbe third day of FtbrUa<y one ihcufand ieven hundred aud eighty-nine, unto James Billing/?*, era
powering hin to execute a deed or deedsof Conveyance to every perlon or perlons to whom he the faid William Sea
lold lands on the waters oi Cumberland river, or in Guilford counly, in this Hate ; which power of atotrney he "ri.e
(aid William Ren recognized by his laft will and tcflament : m
it therefor? creeled by the General Jjjembly if the Hate o/North-Carolina, audit is herebi enabled' by the autln-riiy
»/ thefame, ihat James Billingfoy is hereby authorifedand empowered to execute a deed or depd, of conveyance,
agreeable to the power of attorney aforefaid aud the laft will and teltament of the laid William Rea, deceafed •
which deed or deeds fo executed as aforefaid, fliall be good and valid i.i law as it the faid William Rea, deceafed had
in his lifetime executed the lame ; any law, ulage or cuftorn to the contrary notwithftanding.
Ckap. XLVI. /in ail to eflablifli a public infpeclkn oftobacco in Clarkfrille the county cfTencflee. WHEREAS the eftabhfliing a public inlpecfion nf tobacco in Clarkfville, in the county .oi Teneffee, will encou-rage
commerce, promote induftry apd oe advantageous to the tobacco planters andothers in the county aiore-faid
1. Be it therefore cnbl.dly the General Affembh of the State o/"North. Carolina, audit is hereby ettscled, by the autho-rity
of the fame , that the Juftices of the county court of TeneJ/ee Hull and are hereby empowered and oireded, to
caufe to be built and erected a werehoufe and other conveniences in the faid town, fit and neceflary for the leception
infpe&ion and fafe-keeping of tobacco in the 'aid town ; and the fame when fo built and erected, fliall and is hereby -wWd to be 2 ptttlU WfieUuie for. the reception of tobacco.
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