1860, December

An act providing for the care and support of recaptured Africans (1860, p. 57-61)

An act authorizing the formation of an interior settlement at Nair Mountain in the county of Sinoe (1860, p. 61-63)

An act authorizing the formation of an interior settlement at Ghee’s Mountain in the county of Sinoe (1860, p. 63-65)

An act amendatory to an act entitled an act to amend “An act to regulate the militia” (1860, p. 65)

A resolution providing for the transcribing of the old colonial records of the Republic of Liberia (1860, p. 65-66)

An act imposing additional duties on the importation of certain articles and also for levying and collecting an additional tonnage duty on foreign ships and vessels and amendatory to an act entitled “Export duty bill” (1860, p. 66-67)

An act divorcing Georgianna M. and Jeremiah Hilliard (1860, p. 67)

A resolution authorizing the publishing [of three hundred copies at the cost of fifty dollars] of James L. Sims’ journal of travels to the interior of Liberia (1860, p. 67-68)

An act incorporating and chartering the city of Buchanan, Grand Bassa (1860, p. 68-70)

A resolution authorizing the suppression of the slave trade in Gallinas and its vicinity in the county of Montserrado [at the cost of up to ten thousand dollars] (1860, p. 70-71)

An act providing for the employment of an armed force to quell the rebellious movement of the Po-River or Naffaw tribe of Maryland County (1860, p. 71)

An act granting five acres of farm land, in addition to a town lot, to each immigrant of the settlement of Robertsport, Grand Cape Mount, in accordance with an act entitled “An act pertaining to the apportionment and improvement of lands” (1860, p. 71)

A special resolution for the relief of James R. Moore, sub-treasurer of Grand Bassa County [providing forty dollars to defray back rent for two years] (1860, p. 72)

A resolution concurring in the views and policy of the president of the Republic of Liberia, expressed in his correspondence on the question of recaptured Africans (1860, p. 72)

A resolution ratifying the compact between the American Colonization Society and the Republic of Liberia, in reference to recaptured Africans (1860, p. 72)

An act to amend an act entitled “An act defining certain crimes and relating to the punishment of crimes” (1860, p. 72-73)

A resolution restoring George W. Deadrick to the rights and privileges of citizenship (1860, p. 73)

A resolution restoring Joseph Rice of Buchanan, Grand Bassa County, to the rights and privileges of citizenship (1860, p. 73)

A resolution granting five acres of land to the Ladies Benevolent Society of Maryland County (1860, p. 73)

A resolution authorizing the payment of John H. Chavers [three hundred dollars] for services as acting commissary [for Montserrado County from Oct. 1 1852 to October 1, 1858] (1860, p. 74)

From Acts of the Legislature of the Republic of Liberia passed during the sessions 1857-1861, inclusive. Monrovia: G. Killian, Printer, Liberia Herald Office, 1862.

WRITTEN BY: Patrick