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Acts of the North Carolina General Assembly, 1747
North Carolina. General Assembly
February 25, 1747 - March 07, 1747
Volume 25, Page 236

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An Act to Repeal a Clause in an Act Intituled An Act for Erecting the upper part of Craven County into a County & Parish and for appointing a plce for building a Court House Prison & Stocks in the said County. And the clause in an Act Intituled an Act for Dividing Edgecomb County & Parrish and for erecting the upper part thereof into a County and Parrish by the name of Granville County and St. Johns Parrish and for appointing Vestrymen of the said Parrish which Direct that all Publick County and Parrish Levies due from any of the Inhabitants of the said County of Granville shall be collected by the Sheriff of Edgecombe County and that all Publick County & Parrish Levys due from any of the Inhabitants of the said County of Johnston shall be collected by the Sheriff of Craven County so farr as may relate to the Taxes or Levys laid and made payable for the year One Thousand Seven Hundred and Forty Six.

Whereas the Inhabitants of the said New Erected Countys of Johnston and Granville have respectively paid their Publick County & Parish Taxes & Levies and Contributed to the erecting of the publick buildings in the said Countys of Craven or Edgecomb from whence they were divided and now must necessarily be at great expence and charge to erect the necssary publick buildings in their respective countys, Wherefore we pray that it may be enacted—

And be it Enacted by His Excellency the Governor, Council & General Assembly of this Province, And it is hereby Enacted that the said Countys of Johnston & Granville shall be and they are hereby exempted from paying any Publick County or Parrish Levy or Tax laid & payable in the several & respective counties of Craven & Edgecomb for the year One Thousand Seven Hundred & Forty Six.

And that the said clauses in the aforesaid Acts Directing the several Sheriffs of the said Counties of Craven & Edgecomb to collect the said Publick County & Parrish Taxes or Levys in the respective Counties of Johnston and Granville for the year One Thousand Seven Hundred and Forty Six are and stand hereby repealed to all Intents & purposes as tho' the same had never been made.

Ratified 7th March 1746.