- An Act for the relief of Elizabeth Ann
Anthony, wife of Lavoise L.
Anthony, of Richmond county; and also of
Eleanor Brown, of the city of
Augusta. Approved, December 16, 1851.
[Elizabeth Ann Anthony, wife of
Lavoise L. Anthony of Richmond County and
Eleanor Brown of Augusta, wife
of John M. Brown are declared femes sole and
each is authorized to "carry
An Act to relieve James J.B. Crawford of the
county of Madison, from the
on business on her own account..."]
- An Act to relieve James J.B. Crawford of the county of Madison, from the disabilities and protection of minority.
Approved, January 22, 1852.
- An Act to authorize Elijah J. Dupree, of the
county of Paulding, a minor
to transact his own business, in the same
manner, and subject to the same
responsibilities, as though he was of full
age, and for other purposes.
Approved, January 22, 1852.
- An Act for the relief and benefit of Jemima
Green of the county of Irwin.
Approved January 8, 1852 [authorizes Jemima
Green, wife of James Green, to
contract as a feme sole]
- An Act for the relief of Sarah G. Foster, of
Butts county, and to grant
her certain privileges. Approved, January 20,
1852. [..."Thomas Foster,
husband of Sarah G. Foster, of Butts county,
has committed a crime for
which he has fled the country; and whereas,
Sarah G. Foster does not
desire to be divorced from her said
husband...that the said Sarah G.
Foster, be ... declared and constituted, a
- An Act for the relief of Daniel Hicks, Edward
H. Garnett, John R. Scurry,
and Joseph Reeves. Approved, January 12,
1852. [... That from and after
the passage of this Act, the Clerk of the
Superior Court of Chattooga
county, and the Solicitor General of the
Cherokee Circuits, or either of
them, be and they are hereby required to enter
full satisfaction on the
judgment entered and the execution issued
thereon, if any, by reason of
the forfeiture of a bond against Daniel Hicks,
Edward H. Garrett, John R.
Scurry, and Joseph Reeves, security for James
M. Grisham; Provided That
the said securities pay all the cost that has
accrued in prosecuring said
bond to judgement...."]
- An Act for the relief of William G. Jacobs, of
the county of Gwinnett, and
for the relief of Adaline E. Waller, formerly
Adaline E. Flowers, of Troup
county; also, for the relief of Lewis C.
Pearson, and of Susan Jackson.
Approved, January 15, 1852. ["... William B.
Jacobs... a pious citizen
... deserving the favorable consideration of
this General Assembly ... is
hereby fully relieved from all liabilities ...
in consequence of his
intermarriage with said Martha Ann ... except
his liability for the
support and maintenance of the female child
... Adaline E. Waller of the
county of Troup formerly Adaline E. Flowers
... by reason of a divorce
having been granted to her husband, Joseph T.
Waller ... be allowed to
marry again.... Lewis C. Pearson (whose wife
Mary S. Pearson, has been divorced form him) is permitted to marry
again.... Susan Jackson of the
county of Randolph, formerly Susan Standley be
entitled to all the
privileges and benefits of this Act.]
- An Act to authorize and enable James Stewart,
an alien born, resident in
the county of Pike, to purchase, hold and
convey real estate within this
State. Approved, December 3, 1851.
- An Act to allow Margaret Young, late Margaret
Oliver, to marry again, and
for her relief. Approved, January 8, 1852.
- An Act to pardon Brinkley Bishop, of the
county of Bibb, now under the
sentence of death for the crime of murder.
Approved, November 28, 1851.
An Act for the pardon of Kinchen P. Boon, now
confined in the Penitentiary
for life, for the crime of murder. Approved
January 15, 1852.
- An Act for the pardon of Garland D. Cornett,
of the county of Morgan, now
under the sentence of death for the crime of
murder. Approved, December
- An Act for the pardon of James Johnson, of the
county of Baldwin, under
the sentence of death for the crime of
murder. Approved, November 28,
- An Act to pardon James Mouchet, convicted of
murder on circumstantial
evidence. Approved, January 22, 1852.
- An Act to grant and secure to Charles D.
Stewart, and others, proprietors
and corporators of the "Columbus Factory," the
right to erect and keep up
a dam across a portion of the Chattahoochee
river. Approved, December 2,
1851. [Charles D. Stewart, John Fontain,
Julius R. Clapp, Henry N. Meigs,
and George Stewart, Trustee of Henrietta H.
Meigs, proprietors and
corporators of the Columbus
Factory...authorized to erect ... a wing dam
in the Chattahoochee river ... opposite their
manufacturing, and tanning establishment.]
- An Act to authorize, Robert C. McCulloch, of
the city of Griffin and
county of Spalding, to practice medicine upon
the Dutch and Indian system
of practice, and to charge therefor; and to
allow Bailey Kerby, of Rabun
county, to practice medicine, and charge for
the same. Approved, January
- An Act to authorize William E. Wilson, of the
county of DeKalb to practice
medicine, charging compensation therefor.
Approved, January17, 1852
An Act to authorize James A. Straynge, an
infirm man of the county of
Jackson, as an itinerant trader, to bend any
goods, wares or merchandize,
within the Sixth Congressional District,
without obtaining license for the
same. Approved, January 19, 1852.
- An Act to authorize George L. Bird of the
county of Taliaferro, Frederick
Shaffer, of Muscogee county, L.D. Wyatt of
Gordon county, T. Battle and
Henry L. Battle, of Hancock county, William B.
Richards, of Lumpkin
county, William C. Dobbs, of Floyd county,
B.H.C. Bonner of the county of
Cass, H.H. Lumpkin and Daniel B. Head, of the
county of Carroll, Frederick
Freeman of Clarke county, and Leander B.
Battle, to practice Physic on the
Homoeopathic system, and to charge and collect
compensation for the
services. Approved, January 22, 1852.
- An Act to authorize the Ordinary of Upson
county to grant Letters of
Administration on the undivided estate of
Allen McWalker, late of Upson
county, deceased, on certain conditions.
Approved, January 22, 1852. [By
noncupative will committed the charge of his
children and property to
Jesse L. Owen, his brother in law.]
- An Act to authorize the Ordinary of Upson
county to grant temporary
letters to collect the estate of James
Hightower, deceased, late of Upson
county, and take care of the same, pending an
appeal, on certain
conditions. Approved, December 26, 1851.
- An Act to relieve Robert H. Dixon, of Talbot
county, from the operation
and effect of an Act entitled an Act to
regulate the returns of Executors,
Administrators and Guardians, approved
February 22d, 1850, so far as to
prevent a forfeiture of his commissions as
Administrator of the estate of
A. Bedell. Approved, January 22, 1852.
- An Act to confer certain privileges upon John
Everitt, of the county of
Thomas, and to make lawful his acts and give
him authority to transact
business as though he were of full age, and to
authorize Joseph H.
Stockton, Administrator of the estate of Susan
B. Langston, to settle with
her heirs. Approved, December 16, 1851.
- An Act to extend certain privileges to Thomas
D. Prather of the county of
Harris, and to make legal and binding the acts
and doings of the said
Thomas D. Prather, and for other purposes
therein contained; also, to
authorize the sale and conveyance of certain
real estate in Augusta, now
belonging to certain free persons of color.
Approved, December 17, 1851.
[Thomas D. Prather authorized to receive all
negroes, monies, titles and
effects now in the hands of his guardian
Thomas F. Prather. Betsy Kelly,
a free person of color, with permission of her
Guardian, Samuel H. Crump
authorized to sell land to Eliza Hackett.
Robert Harper, a free person of
color, with consent of his Guardian Andrew J.
Miller authorized to sell
land to Jones Bones. James Gardner, Trustee
for Mary Hoxie, a free person
of color, authorized to sell land conveyed to
him by George Jones to
- An Act to authorize a grant to issue to
William P. Hightower, of Campbell
county, for Fraction Number One hundred and
Fifty-One, (151), in the
Eighth District of Originally Coweta, now
Campbell county; and also a
grant to issue to Jefferson Allford of the
county of Upson, for Fraction
Number Two, in the First District of formerly
Troup now Meriwether County. Approved, January 22, 1852.
An Act to authorize the Governor of the State
of Georgia to issue a grant
for a certain lot of land therein mentioned,
to Zadock Bonner, upon the
conditions therein specified. Approved,
January 22, 1852.
- An Act to authorize a grant to issue to Henry
S. Roberts, illegitimate, of
Swain's district, Emanuel county, to Lot of
Land, Number One Hundred and
Two, (102), of the Fourteenth (14) District,
Second (2) Section, of
originally Muscogee county, and to correct the
record in the different
offices in relation to said lot of land, so as
to make it appear that said
lot of land was drawn by said Henry S.
Roberts, instead of Sarah Roberts,
as it now stands, and to authorize the
canceling and destruction of the
grant now in existence from the State, to said
illegitimate. Approved, January 20, 1852.
- An Act to authorize a Grant to issue to Thomas
A. Jones, in Lot of Land
Number Hundred and Eighty-One, in the Tenth
District of Carroll county.
Approved, January 21, 1852.
- An Act to incorporate the Georgia Mechanical
and Manufacturing Institute
in the city of Macon, and to confer certain
privileges upon the same.
Approved, January 12, 1852. [... That Mark A.
Cooper, James D. Lester,
Jason Burr, A.O. Brown, James Van Buren,
William Taylor, B.F. Griffin,
Robert Findley, Charles P. Levy, L.F. Brown,
William A. Anderson, T.D.
Irvin, E.J. Jones, William H. Pritchard, Lewis
Lawshe, Charles S. Oliver,
Samuel Griswold, A.F. Sherwood, James Taylor,
G.W. Adams, L.F.W.
Andrews,W.B. Parker, E.J. Johnson, and their
associates and their
successors, be and they are hereby constituted
a body corporate, by the
name and style of the Georgia Mechanical and
Manufactural Institute for
the promotion of Art, Mechanics, and other
industry and ingenuity in this
State, by means of an Annual State Fair of
Mechanics, Manufacturers and