1940

An act suspending the privilege and benefit of the writ of habeas corpus [permitting the president during the next 12 months to establish a military commission to judge infractions of security, if warrant by the external or internal situation] (Acts 1938, pp. 1-2). An act creating the township of Bethlehem, Lloydsville, in the territory of Marshall, Montserrado County, a voting precinct [due to the risks associated with travel by canoe…Keep Reading

1870, December

An act authorizing specific duties on certain articles imported into the Republic of Liberia and the collection of the same (1870, pp. 3-4) An act to repeal an act defining the payment of duties etc., etc. (1870, pp. 4-5) An act incorporating the Palm Grove Cemetery Company of Monrovia [consisting of two acres opposite the public burial ground with Henry Wesley Dennis, Charles Benjamin Dunbar and William McCall Davis of…Keep Reading

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…Keep Reading

1858, December

An act to amend an act entitled an act of duties on imports (1858, p. 17-18) An act entitled an act to amend an act to regulate the militia (1858, p. 18-19) An act to maintain peace an enforce order on the highways to the interior (1858, p. 19-20) An act authorizing the clearing out of the Gracho Falls, Grand Bassa County (1858, p. 20-21) An act authorizing the president…Keep Reading