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Laws of the Republic of Texas.
Defining the Boundaries of the Counties of Bastrop and Gonzales.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of
the Republic of Texas in Congress assembled, That from and
after the passage of this act the following shall be the line between
the counties of Bastrop and Gonzales: beginning at the
northeast corner of a tract of land granted one Stifflin, thence to
its north-west corner, thence to the north-west corner of a league
granted to S. Hall, thence north-west with a line run and marked
by Bartlett Simes for the line between Dewit's Colony and S. F.
Austin to the San Antonio road, thence westwardly with the
same to the Guadaloupe, up the same to the north-west of iMlilam's
Colony, thence north seventeen degrees east to the dividing
ridge between Colorado and Brazos, thence down the same closing
Speaker of the House of Representatives.
MIRABEAU B. LAMAR,
President of the Senate.
Approved, May 24, 1838.
Better to Define the Duties of Sheriffs.
SEC. 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
of the Republic of Texas in Congress assembled, That if
any sheriff shall fail to return an execution within the time prescribed
by law, or shall neglect to pay money recovered upon an
execution, to the counsel of record for the plaintiff in execution,
there shall be rendered against such sheriff, a judgment for the
account due upon the execution, with ten per cent. damages, and
also ten per cent. interest per month until the whole amount
shall be paid; provided, that the party moving for such judgment
shall have given to the sheriff at least three days notice,
be'ore the motion made, which judgment may be rendered before
any court of record in the county where such execution was
SEC. 2. Be it further enacted, That in any case where
the sheriff is a party to the suit, all processes shall be ex(1519)
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