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GRANTS-

of lands obtained five years before July 4, 1776, absolutely
confirmed..........

copies of, issued by this State or North Carolina, admissi-
ble in evidence.....

of vacant lands........

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420

... 516

of certain lands in front of Beaufort, void....
Secretary of State to prepare and affix great seal of the

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to be signed by the Governor........

six months allowed for the obtaining of........

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not to be delivered until purchase money is paid...... 22
owners of, may obtain new grants for lands over-
measured......

on Sullivan's and Middle Bay Islands, void......

GRAPPLING-

See Vacant Lands.

penalty for stealing, from boats...........

GRASS-

....307, 308

punishment for burning, whereby woods, &c., are set on

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larcency of, less than $20.00 in value, a misdemeanor...... 716

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Judge of Probate not to grant a final discharge to, with- 130
out notice......

189

employers of minors, liable to, for value of their labors... 486
Judge of Probate to require bonds from.....

484

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to apply for partition of lands descending in coparcenary 484
may maintain action for recovery of children and for
damages for their detention.......

484

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may be compelled to produce wards to remaindermen, &c., 525
when minors may choose....

Probate Court appointing, to have jurisdiction of wards'

estate.......

574

575

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persons discharged on, not to be re arrested, &c.....
two Trial Justices may grant writs of............

when not to be granted in vacation.....

Judges to grant writs of.........

writs of, to whom directed.....

writs of, how served........................

543

543

494, 543

544

544

544

prisoners to be brought up on writs of, on payment of
costs, &c.......

Sheriffs, Deputy Sheriffs and Jailers to obey writs of....... 165
penalty for refusal........

proceeding upon hearing of return to writ of...

in criminal cases, prisoners not to be discharged on, with-
out notice to Attorney General or Solicitors......

granting of, during session of Court........

165

544

545

545

545

cases

appeal from decision on, allowed.........................

safety requires.......

HABITUAL DRUNKARD--

service of summons on....

HADDRELL'S POINT-

lot on, ceded to United States......

penalty for refusal by Trial Justices to grant, in proper

penalty for violating provisions of law as to...

Governor may suspend privilege of writ of, when public

.202, 545

.202, 546

545

546

784

601

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HAY-

punishment for setting fire to, or destroying ricks or stacks

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buildings to be erected for the accommodation of the...... 229
vessels having certain infectious diseases arriving after first

HEALTH OFFICER-

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of November to be subject to quarantine regulations of
the .......

230

may cause persons on board of vessels to be vaccinated.... 231
may order vessels from wharves to quarantine ground.............. 231
to board vessels subject to quarantine.......

to report to Mayor or Intendant condition of vessels at
quarantine.....

to reside near quarantine ground.....
powers of.........

232

232

232

..232, 233

may cause arrest of persons eloping from quarantine.. 233
penalty for violating quarantine regulations or obstructing

Health Officers...........

how decisions of, may be appealed from........
power of, to enforce orders.......

233, 235

234

235

expenses of enforcing orders to be a lien on vessel.......... 235
to be one at port of Georgetown, Charleston and Hilton

Head .....

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to keep a record......

236

236

to report to Governor monthly

....17, 236

salary of....

236

allowance for incidental expenses

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meaning of "Heath Officer."

237

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not chargeable of their own estate for debts of ancestor... 467
may recover damages for wrongful possession of their

estates

right of, to enter upon lands, &c.........

528

528

of deceased judgment debtor, proceedings against........... 667
See Joint Debtors, &c.

HIGHWAY DISTRICTS-

County Commissioners to divide Counties into.....149, 265, 268
County Commissioners to appoint Surveyor of Highways

for.

HIGHWAYS-

.....149, 265, 268

..149,

264

County Commissioners to have jurisdiction over............. 146
County Commissioners may appoint Special Commissioners
to lay out......
pay of Special Commissioners for laying out....... .... 150
decisions of Special Commissioners for laying out may be

viewed

150

work laid out by Special Commissioners to be opened...... 150

HIGHWAYS-

navigable streams declared to be......

ditches and canals may be made across, for draining

lands......

who liable to work on....

commutation for work on..

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.264, 274

..... 266

272

...... 272

penalty for refusal to work on, or commute for labor

on

See Roads.

.....270, 272

and Bridges-County Commissioners to assess an annual
tax for repair of...........
.149, 268
how to be repaired on extraordinary occasions......... 269
Surveyor failing to repair on extraordinary occasions.

liable to a forfeiture of twenty-five dollars............ 270

HIGHWAY SURVEYORS-

to cause roads to be posted and numbered........................................... 265
penalty for not causing roads to be posted and numbered... 265
County Commissioners may relieve at pleasure.........149, 268
to control the payment of highway taxes in labor, &c........ 269
workmen subject to directions of.....

to have disposition of taxes payable in money, &c....

269

to keep accounts of labor performed and money received.. 270
to make returns to County Commissioners....

to turn over books and papers to his successor..
bond of, liable for his neglect...................

270

271

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to prescribe tools with which persons working on roads
shall furnish themselves......

271

272

274

to give notice of closing of water courses and cuts, &c.,
for repairs........

275

to keep narrow channels in repair......

to remove obstructions in navigable water courses, &c... 275
to keep banks of water courses, &c., in repair......

275

275

275

283

273

to keep roads leading to old fords in repair....
pay of.......

HIGHWAY TAX-

Highway Surveyors to control payment of, in labor...... 269
disposition of, payable in labor.......

may be collected in money if not paid in labor......

269

270

rate at which work in payment of, shall be valued.......... 271
HILTON HEAD-

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site on or near, ceded to U. S..........
anchorage ground for vessels at quarantine at port of...... 229
Health Officer at, to make monthly report to Governor, 17, 226

HILTON HEAD ISLAND-

gates may be put up in roads on..

penalty for injuries to.......

HOGS-

breaking into fields may be seized, when.......

266

267

296

malicious shooting, &c., of to be deemed a misdemeanor... 717
penalty for marking, &c., any, belonging to another....................... 718

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HOMESTEADS-

allowed certain debtors on sales of property.

how set off.......

value of......

when to be laid off and appraised.

when right to is not allowed.......

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475

475

... 475

475

476

to continue for benefit of widow and minor children......... 476
may be set off for widow and minor children.......

penalty for selling real estate by public officers without re-

serving homesteads....

pay of appraisers to set out.......

HOMICIDE-

476

.476, 477
....477, 706

rules for trial of cases of, when parties were in different

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malicious shooting or wounding of, to be deemed a misde-

meanor......

717

penalty for marking, branding or disfiguring any horse of
another person.............

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County Commissioners to provide for indigent sick.....155, 221

HOUSES-

Sheriff may break into in certain cases..

162

for manufacturing, or religious purposes, punishment for
setting fire to......

714

coach, gin, store and ware, punishment for setting fire to... 714
malicious injury to, to be deemed a misdemeanor

718

HUNTING-

not allowed except by consent of proprietors, on lands
more than seven miles from residence......

403

persons hunting with fire at night, liable to a civil action.. 403
by non-residents prohibited......

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