First Act of the Territorial Legislature, 1822

From: Acts of the Territorial Legislature and Acts of the Legislature, 1822-Present, Series S222

First Act of the Territorial Legislature, 1822

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and Dollars with approved security, conditioned for the performance of the
duties of their said offices.

8. Be it further enacted, that, the Inferior Courts shall be
the offices of original records, for deeds, mortages, and other instru-
ments, required by law to be recorded within their respective Counties.

9. Be it further enacted, that, the Inferior Courts shall
have power to fine and imprison for contempts of their authority,
provided the fines do not exceed Twenty Dollars, or the imprison-
ment six days.

10. Be it further enacted, that there shall be appointed a
Sheriff for each County, who shall perform all the duties required
by law, and before entering upon the duties of his office, shall take an
oath faithfully to execute the duties required of him, without respect