Acts Passed at the First Session of the Second Legislature of the Territory of Orleans; Begun and Held in the City of New-Orleans, on Monday, the Eighteenth Day of January, in the Year of Our Lord, One Thousand Eight Hundred and Eight,

Acts Passed at the First Session of the Second Legislature of the Territory of Orleans; Begun and Held in the City of New-Orleans, on Monday, the Eighteenth Day of January, in the Year of Our Lord, One Thousand Eight Hundred and Eight,

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1808 edition. Excerpt: ...Sect. lst. Be it enacted by the Legislative Council E'? Hanse o_/'Rep1esentati'ves of the Territory of Orleans _. in general assembly convened, That before the first day' r of Iune next, the Sherifiis of the difierent parishes of ' ' this Territory shall form a list of the white, free, male inhabitants of their different parishes, citizens of the llnited States, above twenty-one years of age, house keepers, having one yea: -'s residence in the parish, in order that they may serve as grand and petty jurors in the Parish Court and in the district of the Superior ' ' Court to which they belong. Sec. 2d. Ana' be it further enacted, That it shall be the duty of the parish Sherifis to write on ballots the names of the persons composing such list, and to put the said ballots into a box shut with two locks, one of the keys of which shall be kept by the said sherifi and the other by the parish judge; and whenever it shall be necessary to summon a jury for the parish court, it shall be the duty of the said sherilf, fifteen days before, in presence of the said judge, to draw himself from the said box the names of eighteen persons who shall be by him summoned to serve as jurors in all the causes then ready to be tried, pro_vi-' ded that they shall not be obliged to serve has such, during more than six days. V. i __ _ ., iii is Sect. 1ere. 1L est decrete par le Conseil Legis atzf "et par la Chambre des Representans du Territoire d'Or... leans reunis en assemblee generale, Que d'ici au lcyr. Juin prochain, les Sherifs des differentes paroisses de ce territoire formeront une liste des habitans de leurs...show more

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  • United States
  • English
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  • 1236933648
  • 9781236933645