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Minutes of the Franklin [state] General Assembly [Extracts]
Franklin. General Assembly
March 31, 1785
Volume 22, Pages 725-726

CAPTION OF THE LAWS AND BILLS OF FRANKLIN.

A Bill to Establish all Legal Claims to persons Claiming any property under the Laws of North Carolina: In the same Manner as if The State of Franklin had never formed itself into a Distinct and Separate State.

Read Three Times in Both Houses & Passed.

A Bill to Enforce such parts of the Statutes & Common Laws and such Acts of the General Assembly of the State of North Carolina heretofore in force & use here; Not inconsistent or Repugnant to the Constitution & Independence of the State of Franklin.

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Read & Passed the Second time in both Houses.

A Bill for the promotion of learning in the County of Washington.

Read and passed the second time in both Houses.

A Bill to Appoint Commissioners & to vest them with full Powers to make Deeds & Conveyances to such Persons as have purchased Lots in the town of Jonesborough.

A Bill to Establish Militia Laws in this State.

Read & Passed the first time in Both Houses.

A Bill to ascertain the Powers of the Judges of the Superior Courts & Directing their Duty in Office.

Read & Passed the first time in both Houses.

Extracts from the Minutes of the House of Commons.

THO. CHAPMAN, C. C.

Endorsement:

Caption of the Laws and Bills of Franklin.