The Laws of Texas, 1822-1897 Volume 2 Page: 91
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Laws of the Republic of Texas.
hereby required to issue upon the order of the President the promissory
notes of the Government for the before mentioned amount.
JOHN M. HANSFORD,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.
DAVID G. BURNET,
President of the Senate.
Approved, January 23, 1839.
MIRABEAU B. LAMAR.
Entitled an act to repeal certain parts of an act organizing the inferior
Courts, and defining the powers and jurisdiction of the
Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
of the Republic of Texas in Congress assembled, That the
sixth section of the aforesaid act be, and the same is hereby repealed,
and that from and after the passage of this act, the chief
justices of the respective counties of this Republic shall still sit
and exercise the powers of Probate Judges, conservators of the
peace, commissioners of roads and revenues, and notaries public.
Sec. 2. Be it further enacted, That from and after the passage
of this act, all powers and jurisdiction granted by law to the respective
county courts of this Republic, not enumerated and defined
in this act, be and the same are hereby repealed.
Sec. 3. Be it further enacted, That from and after the passage
of this act, the fees to be charged and collected by the respective
Probate Judges upon the settlement of all deceased persons' estates
in this Republic, shall be one per cent. upon all monies actually
received and paid out, when the appraised valuation of an
estate shall not exceed ten thousand dollars; all laws heretofore
allowing a per cent. upon the appraised valuation of an estate are
Sec. 4. Be it further enacted, That from and after the
passage of this act, all process heretofore issued for an
amount of one hundred dollars and upwards, created by the
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