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BY JAMES A. HOYT.
ANDERSON C. H., S. C, THURSDAY MORNING, JANUARY 11, 1866.
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ACTS OP THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
AN ACT to Establish District Courts.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of
Representatives, now met and sitting in Gen?
eral Assembly, and by the authority of the
same, as follows:
I. In each Judicial District of the State,
except Charleston, there shall be estab?
lished a District Court, which shall be or?
ganized by the Judge thereof as soon as
possible after his election; except in the
Judicial District of Charleston, there shall
be established two District Courts, one
for the Election District of Charleston,
and one for tha Election District of Berke?
II. The Judge of each District Court
shall receive, from the Treasurer of the
State, a salary of five hundred dollars a
year, payable quarterly; and he shall be
entitled, for a further compensation, to'
receive, annually, from the District Court
Fund, as hereafter prescribed, an addi?
tional sum as follows: For Abbeville Dis?
trict, seven hundred dollars; Barnwell
District, seven hundred dollars; Colleton
District, one thousand dollai's; Chester
District, five hundred dollar*;; Darlington
District, five hundred dollars; Edgefield
District, eight hundred dollars; Fairfield
District, five hundred dollars; George?
town District, one thousand dollars; Lau
rena District, five hundred dollars; dew?
berry District five hundred dollars; Or
angeburg District, five hundred dollars;
Kichland District, one thousand dollars;
Sumtor District, seven hundred dollars;
Union District, five hundred dollars;
York District, five hundred dollars; Wil?
liameburg Distriet, five hundred dollars ;
Berkeley Election District, one thousand
dollars; Charleston Election District, one
thousand dollars; Beaufort, one thousand
dollars; Kershaw District, five hundred
dollars; and for the District Judge of
of each of the Judicial Districts of this
State, the sum of five hundred dollars;
Provided, however, That in case the Dis?
trict Court Fund in any District shall
prove insufficient for the purpose for such
additional compensation, as is herein pro?
vided, no claim for the whole, or any
part, of such additional compensation
upon the Treasury of the State shall arise
by reason of such deficiency : And provi?
ded, also, That the time when the salaries
herein provided for shall commence, shall
be when tho Court is organized, and the
Judge empowered to execute this Act.
III. For each District Court, the Clerk
and Sheriff of the District shall respec?
tively be Clerk and ^Sheriff, and may act
in person, or by deputy, whenever, in this
Act, or other Acts passed at this session
one of these officers is mentioned, either
he,, or his deputy, is meant, unless the
context shows that he himself is intended.
IV. The Judge, Clerk and Sheriff of a
District Court shall each, before entering
on the duties of his office, take the official i
oath prescribed in the Constitution of tho
Stato, and also tho following oath, viz:
" I solemnly swear, (or affirm,) that, as
Judgs, Clerk or Sheriff, as tho case may
be, of the District Court for the District
of , I will earnestly endeavor to
do what is required of me by law, and with?
out prejudice for or against race or color,
to conduct myself as becomes an upright
and faithful officer." These oaths shall
be endorsed on the commission or certifi?
cate of appointment ot the office, and
with it be entered on the Journal of tho
V. The office of every Magistrate now
in office shall continuo according to the
terms of tho appointment under which it
is held, with the power and rights now by
law attaching and incident to such office.
The Magistrates who are appointed to ex?
ercise the powers and duties, and to have
the rights imposed by this Act and the
Act entitled "An Act to establish and
regulate the domestic relations of Persons
pf Color, and to amend tho law in relation
to Paupers and Yagrancy," shall be ap?
pointed in every District by the District
Judge thereof, by and with the advice
and consent of a majority qf the Delega?
tion of such District in the General As?
sembly, in such manner and so located as
the condition of tho District may, from
time fq time, requiro ; and. such Magis?
trates shall have all tho powers and rights
and may exercise all tho duties of Magis?
trates, by Jaw conferred on Magistrates.
Each Magistrate so appointed shall, be>
fore entering od the duties of his office,
take before the Clerk of the District the
oaths heretofore prescribed for tho Dis?
trict Judge, and also the oath prescribed
in the second section of the " Act con?
cerning the office and duties of Magis?
trates," passed A. D. 1839, and shall sign
a roll as required in that section. The
term of his office shall bo four years from
the day ho signed the roll.
YI. The sum which limits the proceed?
ings by summary process is enlarged to
one hundred dollars, exclusive of costs.
In ovory case under that proceeding, ei?
ther party may be a witness in his own
behalf, or may bo required by the adverse
party to testify, either by being served
with a subpoena, or by being called up
under a commission, in like manner as in
like circumstances another witness in the
case could be; the practice now prevail?
ing in reference to interrogatories pro?
pounded to an adverse party not being
hereby interfered with. And in every
such case, no person shall be hold incom?
petent as a witness because of interest.
Of all such cases, where both the parties
litigant are white persons, there shall be
concurrent jurisdiction in tho Superior
Court of Law, and in the District Court;
all laws, rules, fees, powers and practice
in respect to such cases which may pro
vail in the Superior Court being extended
to the District Court.
VII. The District Court shall have ex?
clusive jurisdiction, subject to appeal, of
all civil causes where one -or both of the
parties are persons , of color, and of all
criminal cases wherein the accused is a *
person of color, and also of all cases of
misdemeanor affecting the person or <
property of a person of color, and of all
cu?cb oi bastardy, and all cases of vagrnn
cy, not tried before a Magistrate. In
these case?, the sraae laws, fees, powers i
and practice shall provail in the District i
Court as injjthc Superior Court, except as
to Juries, concerning which provision is i
hereinafter made, except as io matters of
form, concerning which power is herein
ttfter given to the Court of Appeals. In
the District Court? pr?'seetiti?iiS ; " ;: be
'?ouducted j me Ailorney-G'i*neral, or.
Solicitor of the Circuit tr- which the" Dis
i trict belongs, or by a deputy appointed
I by such Attornej'-General or Solicitor,
or, in the absence of all these, by an At?
torney appointed by the District Judge.
Whenever any case affecting the person
or properly of a person of cuiur. which
arises within the District of a District
Judge, that Judge may have an interest,
the process may be made returnable, and
the case be tried before the District Court
of an adjoining District which the plain?
tiff or actor in tho ease may select.
VIII. The District Court shall have
the same power and jurisdiction as the
Superior Court of Law in reference to
Constables, Jurors, punishment of con?
tempt. Tho District Court shall have
the power in all cases of tenants holding
1 over, cases of forcibly entry and detainer,
cases under the Insolvent Debtors' Acts,
where the arrest and detention are under
>? the proctesTof ^"District CdrrrtfTrfr -nases
I under the Prison Bound Act, and all mat?
ters of District police; the practice being
always conformed, in general, to that of
tho Superior Court, subject to the rules
which may be made by the Court of Ap?
IX. The Judge of a District Courtshall,
in all respects, have the power of a Mag?
istrate for his District. He shall exercise
supervision over tVe Clerk and Sheriff of
his Court, tho Coroner, all Magistrates,
Constables, Boards of Commissioners and
other public functionaries of his District;
and from him to any of them may pro?
ceed orders, rules and attachments, or
writs of mandamus, prohibition, ccrtiorari,
quo warranto or scire facias.
X. The Judge of a District Court shall
have the powers in respect to habeas cor?
pus which two Magistrates have under
the ninth section of the " Act concerning
the office and duties of Magistrates,"
passed A. D. 1S39; he may admit to bail
in all cases bailable, and in all cases tri?
able in his Court, any may also exer
ciso jurisdiction under habeas corpus at
common law in all cases within his
District, where tho liberty' of a person
of color is restrained, or tho liberty of
any person is restrained by a person of
color; and in all cases within his District,
which affect white persons only, except
that he shall not have tho power of a
Judgo of a Superior Court to discharge
or let to bail a white person charged with
a felony not clergyable, against whom a
true bill has been found.
XI. The Judge of a District Court
shall have the power which is given to
two Magistrates by tho Act of 17S7, con
cerning vagrants; nnd shall likewise. have
the power which two Magistrates have
under, the twenty-third section of tho
j " Act concerning the office and duties of
Magistrates," passed A. D. 1S39, in re
spect to tenants holding over; and in the
case of a tenant holding over, or of an is?
sue of fact to bo tried under tho Prison
Bound Act, or in any other case where,
by law, there is provision for trial or in?
quest by a jury before one or moro Mag?
istrates, the District Judge may eithor
proceed to organize a Jury, as Magistrates
are directed to do, and have trial before
himself at a place to bo appointed by
him, or may take the case into his Court,
and submit it to a Jury organized there,
as is hereinafter provided; and the ver?
dict had in either course shall have all
the effect which any verdict boforo Mag?
istrates would have; an appeal may bo
taken by either party to a Circuit Judge
at Chambers, or in open Court, from the
decision of the District Court on the trial
of any case between landlord and tenant,
or of forcible entry and detainer: Provi?
ded. That notice of tho appeal shall be
given in writing to tho District Judgo,
and to the opposite party, or his attorney
within twenty-four hours after tho deci?
sion shall have been rendered, and that a
time not exceeding twenty days, shall be
stated in tho notice, as tho time at which
the application to hoar tho appeal will bo
made, which notice shall state before
what Judge, and what placo the applica?
tion will be made. It shall be the duty
of the District Judge on whom the notice
of appeal may be served, to deliver to
the appellant or his attorney, within two
(la vs after service of such notice, a certi?
fied copy of all the proceedings in the
case, and for such certificate and copy,
the Clerk of the District Court shall be
entitled to charge as costs, in the case,
fifty cents for the certificate and one mill
for each word of said copy. The Judge,
before whom the appeal shall be heard,
shall have the power to reverse the deci?
sion, if there be no ovidonco upon which
to sustain it, in cases where the decision
shall be for the plaintiff or actor, or may
in any case grant a new trial, or order an
issue made up to be tried in the Circuit
VT! 1 ho Districi Court shall bo r.l
Wivys operi, and shall bo it Court of Be
cord ; ordinarily, it slttill sit in the Court
Jiuoir. of liie District Court House, ex?
cept in the District of Berkeley. A placo
near by shall bo provided by tho Commis?
sioners of Public Buildings for its sittings,
when the Court Piooiu may be occupied
by the Superior Court. For any silling',
except the quarterly sittings hereinafter
mentioned, the District Judge may, how?
ever, appoint any place in the District;
and these parties, witnesses, Jurors and
other persons concerned, shall bo bound,
having due notice, to attend ; every sum?
mons, notice and process being, however,
understood to require attendance at the
Court House, if another place be not
XIII. All judgments and decrees ob?
tained in the District Court, the efleet of
which would bo to create a lien on tho
property of the defendant, shall be en?
tered up at such times as judgment ob?
tained in the Circuit Court thenco next
ensuing may be ^nr?rccfnp;
XIV. On tho first Monday of every
month shall be a monthly sitting of the
District Court, which shall continuo as
long as the despatch of business may re?
quire. At this sitting may be tried small
and mean causes, small matters, civil and
criminal, between persons of color, be?
tween white persons and persons of color,
between master and servant, between
master and apprentice, and between em?
ployer and laborer. Petty misdemeanors,
imputed to persons of color, complaints by
persons of color against white persons of
misdemeanors, for which a fine not ex?
ceeding twenty dollars is a^gufficient pun?
ishment, civil suits, involving not more
than twenty dollars, in which a per?
son of color is a party, and questions
concerning vagrants and paupers not re?
quiring a jury. Any business to which a
Judge at Chambers is competent, and
other business which does not requiro a
jury, may also bo done; besides all busi?
ness which may bo done, as aforesaid,
may also, at this sitting of tho District
Court, bo tried cases of aggravated misde?
meanors and clergyable felonies, of which
persons of color may bo accusod, and of mis?
demeanors requiring punishment exceed?
ing a fine of twenty dollars, and affecting
the person or property of a person of color,
of which white persons may be accused.
Thsec cases may be tried by a common jury,
organized as hereinafter provided, and, in
case of conviction, punishment shall bo
awarded by the Judge, according to tho
practice of the Superior Court of Law.?
At this sitting may also be tried cases of
tenants holding over, cases under tho
Prison Bound <o- Insolvent Debtor Act.
, which arc hereinbefore mentioned, and
: any issue in a civil suit ordered to bo tried
before a common Jury.
XV. Previous to a monthly sitting, if
the nature of the business shall rcquiro a
Jury, the Judge shall direct the Sheriff to
summon a Common Jury. Thereupon,
the Sheriff shall return tho names of eigh?
teen citizens of the District, and from
these nino shall bo drawn, in the presence
of the Judge, at least ten days before the
said monthly sitting; and the Jury so
drawn shall be summoned by the Shoriff,
and served with tickets, at least five days
before they aro required to attend; and
they shall bo bound to attend under the
penalties which may fall upon defaulting
Jurors in tho Superior Court of Law. Of
those who attend, six shall be drawn in
open Court, of whom the four first drawn
shall constitute the Common Jury for that
sitting, the other two being supernumera?
ries, to supply vacancies. The others
who may attend shall be discharged
without pay; but tho six drawn shall bo
entitled to like pay as Jurors in the Su?
perior Court of Law. If less than six,
out of the nine summoned, should attend,
the Shoriff shall summon a sufficient num?
ber that may bo drawn of the original
eight2cn, or in case of their insufficiency,
of any other citizens. Provided, No per- j
son shall be required to attend as a Juror
more than once in six months. The right
to challenge peremptorily one Juror is
given to tho accusod and to the prosecu- J
ting officer in any criminal case triable
before a Jury, at a monthly sitting; and
tho same right is given to each party in a
civil suit there triable; unanimity of the
four Jurors shall be requisite for a verdict.
XYL Four times a year there shall bo
a quarterly sitting of tho District Court,
to be continued as long as business may j
require, and if necessary to bo adjourned
from week to week; at which, besides
any business that may be done at a
monthly sitting, may be tried cases of
summary process pending in tho Court;
civil suits, abovo the summary jurisdic?
tion, wherein one or both of the parties
are persons of color punishable by death
without benefit of clergy, of which per?
sons of color may be accused, and any
oilier matters pending in tho Court. The
proceedings in the cases severally shall
be. in general, similar to those in like
cases in the Superior Court of Law, sub?
ject to the diversities in form which may
he produced by the rules adopted by tho
Court of Appeals, as hsreinafter provided.
XVII. For each quarterly sitting, Ju?
rors shall be drawn at a monthly sitting,
not more than forty nor less than ten
daj's before such quarterly sitting, who
shall, under a venire, be summoned by
the Sheriff live days preceding the time
which may be fixed for tho commence?
ment of tho quarterly sitting. With a
view to these Jurors, once in every two
years a list shall bo procured from thei
Tax Collector; from that the names of
all Jurors qualified to sit as Jurors in the
Superior Court, shall be entered on tick?
ets, and from these tickets there shall be
drawn, for each quarterly sitting, twen
four, to be copied in the pauel annexed.
At tho quarterly sitting, from those of
the twenty-four who attend, eight shall
be drawn, in open Court, who shall con?
stitute a Grand Jury, and twelve shall be
draw'?, shall constitute a Petit Jury
of six, to blTcaffori & Special Jury, and
six supernumeraries. Of the Gi'^nd^ Ju
rors, the concurrence of six shall be no^
cessaiy to tho finding of a true bill. In
tho Special Jury, unanimity ef the six
shall be required for a verdict. At the
opening of a trial, in a capital case, at
least twelvo Jurors shall be present, and
of these the accused majr make peremp?
tory challenges, until the number shall
be reduced to six. At tho opening of a
trial in a civil suit, or in a criminal case
not capital, not moro than ten Jurors
need bo present, and each party alter?
nately in a civil suit, and tho accused, in
a criminal case, not capital, may make pe?
remptory challenges, until tho Jury of
six is left. If there should not bo suffi?
cient reduction by challenges, tho six
shall be ascertained by drawing. An in?
sufficient number in any instance shall be
supplied by Jurors whom the Sheriff shall
summon, of the same persons, and in the
same way, as has been hereinbefore provi?
ded in respect to a common Jury. A
Special Jury may do anything for which
a common Jury is competent. Challen?
ges for cause at either tho monthly or
quarterly sittings shall be unlimited. A
separato jury box shall be provided for
the District Court, aud in respect to Ju?
ries, tho orders of Court, duties of Tax
Collector. Sheriff and Clork, pay of Ju?
rors, penaltios for default, and all laws and
practice shall, with such modifications as
the provisions herein made, and the rules
adopted by the Court of Appeals, may
rendor necessary, be tho samo in the Dis?
trict Court as in the Superior Court.
XVIII. The Judge shall take care, by
proper arrangements of the order of bus?
iness, and by discharging all Jurors who
may bo present abovo tho necessary nuni
ber, to reduce tho expenses of his court
as much as justice will permit. Each Ju?
ror shall rcceivo from the Clerk a certifi?
cate signed by the Clerk, and counter?
signed by the Judge, for such sum as for
like services he would have received if a
Juror of the Superior Court; and this
sum shall be paid under the order of the
District Court Judge. In like manner,
there shall be a certificate and payment
for any Constable that may attend the
court under tho order of tho Sheriff, of
whom thero shall not be more than three
without the order of the Judge, which
shall bo gran ted only in cases of necessity.
Tho Clork shall enter on tho Journal of
tho Court a roll containing the names of
the Jurors and Constables, who receive
certificates, with the sums paid to them
respectively, and copies of the rolls for
the year preceding, tho Clerk shall, an?
nually, after the quarterly sitting in each
year, which ends next before the regular
session of the General Assembly, trans?
mit to tho Treasurer. A condensed state?
ment of all the rolls for all the Districts
of tho State shall be contained in the an-J
nual report of the Treasurer.
XIX. The Judges of the Court of Ap?
peals shall, from tirao to time, fix the
days upon which the quarterly sittings of
tho district court in each District shall
convene, avoiding, as far as possible, in-1
terferenco with the Superior Court in that
District or neighboring Districts, giving
public i-otice of the several days fixed,
and making no unnecessary changes.
XX. Tho District Court shall have ex?
clusive jurisdiction, subject to appeal of
all matters of equity, wherein one or both
of tho parties are persons of color. These
matters shall be heard aud determined by
the District Judge at a quarterly sitting,
or at such other time as with his concur?
rence the parties may fix, with an appeal
from the Chancellor on Circuit. In
respect to them, tho Commissioner in
Equity for the District shall regard tho
Judge of tho District Court as ho does a
Chancellor, in respect to matters in the
Superior Court of Equity; and in both of
these Courts, the law, practice, fees, modes
of proceeding, and effect of orders and
process shall bo, as nearly as may be, the
XXI. Tho Judge of a District Court
may practice as an Attorney or Solicitor
in the Superior Courts of Law and Equity,
except in cases which have been argued
bofore him or heard in his Court, but he
shall not have a partner in tho practice in
the District of which he is the Judge.
XXII. The Clerk of a District Court
shall attend tho monthly and quarterly
sittings of tho Court, and all other sit?
tings at which the Jndge shall require
tfiim to attend. He shall keep a full and
exact journal of every order, decision,
verdict, sentence and act of tho Court;
having one book.of civil suits, in which
only white persons are parties; second,
a book for vagrancy and bastardy; third,
a book for civil suits, in which persons of
color ate parties; and a fourth, for crim?
inal matters, affecting persons of color.
All process from the Court shall be signed
by him and be scaled. All papers which
corao into his office shall be carefully
kept, and those which arc to remain there
shall be arranged, labelled and filed away,
USsIiearly as may be, according to the di
rections~"givmby law, concerning papers
of the Superior Court*?
XXIII. The Judge shall lSmsTjKJ^cpj
a journal of all orders, decisions, sen?
tences and acts of the Court, when in
absence of the Clerk, he is sitting without
a Jury, which journal shall, from time to
time, at least once a quarter, be filed in
the Clerk's office. He may, when neces?
sary, appoint a Clerk pro tern.
XXIV. Tho Sheriff shall execute all
orders, sentences and process from the
District Court; under like penalties for
neglect, as for neglect of like orders,'sen?
tences and process from a Superior Court;
and in like manner he shall, for such neg?
lect, bo liable to rule, attachment, action
and forfeiture. The Sheriff shall have
power to call on the posse comitatus, to aid
him in the execution of all such orders,
sentences and process, mcsno or final, in
civil or criminal matters, where more
force than that of one man is required, or
resistance is apprehended. Every person
who being called to aid as one of the
posse, does not immediately and earnestly
givo aid according to tho direction of the
Sheriff, shall be subject to rule and at?
tachment for contempt, and to a fine not
less than twenty dollars, nor moro than
fivo hundred dollars.
XXV. The return day of the District
Court, for mesno process in civil suits,
triable at tho quarterly sittings, shall be
eight days before each quarterly sitting.
In tho Superior Court and District Court,
the law and practice shall be tho same as
to the liens of judgments and decrees, as
to the manner of serving process, process
served after return day, several defen
dants residing in different Districts, writs
of fieri facias and capias ad faciendum, ex?
emptions from arrest, bail bonds, orders
for suspending executions, writs of at?
tachment, and all other matters wherein
diversity is not produced by act of tho
Legislature, or rules made by the Judges
as hereinafter provided.
XXVI. All fees for services required
from the Clerk and Sheriff of the District
Court shall bo paid in cash by the party
requiring the services, and according to
tho judgment and order of the Coart,may
or may not be recovered against the op?
posite party. This provision shall ex?
tend to all cases, by summary process, in
tho Superior Courts of law.
XXVII. The Sheriff shall keep the
papers which come to his office from a
District Court separate from those which
come from a Superior Court. He shall
in one book enter all mesne process from
the District Court, and in another, all
final process from tho Court, taking care,
however, to prcservo tho priority of liens
by attachment or execution, whatever
Court the process may come from.
XXVIII. All fines, penalties,forfeitures
and other moneys belonging to the Dis?
trict Court fund, which tho Sheriff may
collect under orders, sentences or process
of the District Court, and all such moneys
as may bo turned over to him by any
other officer, the Sheriff shall hold under
the security of his official bond, until they
shall bo paid under the order or draft of
the District Judge. Aids paid for li?
censes, and such aids for approval of con?
tracts and instruments of apprenticeship,
and such foes for reports upon appeals
from the .'District Judge, as the Judge
may direct the Clerk to receive, and tho
Clerk may receive, and all other moneys
belonging to the District Court Fund,
whether collected first by the Clerk or
turned over to him by some other officer
who has collected them, which may^ome
to the hands of the Clerk, the Clerk shall
hold, under tho security of his official
bond, until they shall be paid under tho
order or draft of the District Judge.?
Each Magistrate shall, at least once in
every threo months, report and pay to
the Chairman of the Board of Relief of
Indigent Persons ?f Color, the moneys
received by him from aids, taxes, fines
and penalties, and all other monej'S be?
longing to the District Court Fund, which
have come to his hands. On the first
day of each quarterly sitting of the Dis?
trict Court, the Sheriff, the Clerk, each
Magistrate of the District, the Chairman
of the Board aforesaid, tue Superinten?
dents of Convicts, and every person (be?
sides a Constable, who must make re?
turns to a Magistrate,) who may have
Had charge of convicts or received wages
or other moneys which belong to the
District Court Fund, shall each .mako to
the Court a full and minute report of his
receipts, disbursements and payments,
showing the items of each side of the ac?
count, and tho exact balance in his hands,
accompanied by an estimate of the proba?
ble receipts and requirements in his de?
partment for tho next quarter. The re?
port of tho Chairman aforesaid, shall
specially set forth all known delinquencies
of Magistrates in reporting, paying or dis?
charging other duty with the names of
the delinquents. Tho District Judge shall
examine all these reports carefully, and
take the most prompt and cnergflc ^
means to prevent and correct all defal
4ioji,?L^ud omissions. Having ascertain!
on hand, including what he himself may
have, he shall, by orders entered on the
Journal of his Court, direct payments to ?
be made by tho officers respectfully, in
such sums as ho may designate, to the
I following purposes, namely : 1. Tho an
I nual additional compensation of tho Judge,
of which one-fourth shall be taken each
quarter. 2. Jurors certificates. 3. Ex?
penses of tho Court, including fees paya?
ble out of the District Court Fund. 4.
Pay of Superintendent aud other expen?
ses of contracts. 5. Balance to be paid
to tho Chairman of the Board of Relief of
Indigent Persons of Color, for the uses of
that Board. For their services in respect
to the collection and disbursement of
the District Court Fund, tho several
officers shall, in the settlement of their
accounts, be allowed commissions as fol?
lows : Tho Sheriff and Magistrate shall
each have five per centum upon all sums
collected by him, to bo in addition to
commissions, which, with other fees, a
Sheriff or Constablo may exact from per?
sons against whom he executes the pro?
cess ; and the Sheriff and Magistrate shall
each bo further allowed two-and-a-half
per centum upon the proper disbursement
made by him. Tho Clerk, Superinten?
dent of Convicts, Jailor and other per?
sons who may have had supervision of
convicts, or received wages belonging to
the District Court Fund, shall each havo
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