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

1874-1875

Resolution providing for the sale of the government steam-tug and all appurtenances to the same (1875, p. 3) Resolution providing for the erection of a public building in Grand Bassa County (1875, pp. 3-4) An act appropriating fifteen hundred dollars for the erection of a court house and jail in Robertsport, Montserrado County (1875, p. 4) An act providing for the support of the general government [ordering each county to…Keep Reading

1871-1872

A resolution ratifying the actions of the sovereign people of the Republic of Liberia in deposing Edward James Roye, fifth president of the Republic, for the reasons set forth in the manifesto of the executive committee of the provisional government and confirming all of their acts as set forth in said manifesto (1871, p. 3) An act for temporarily lengthening the time of the December term of the Court of…Keep Reading

1865, December

A resolution providing for the purchase of a steam vessel for revenue service and to abrogate the former resolution for that purpose (1863, pp. 5-6) An act pertaining to bounty land (1863, pp. 6-7)An act supplementary to “An act authorizing the appointment of surveyors for each county and defining their duties” (1863, pp. 7-8) An act authorizing the appointment of commissioners to select a site in the interior for the…Keep Reading