1883-1884


An act amendatory to an act regulating the duties of the tax collectors of the different counties (1884, p. 3)

An amendatory act to an act to amend the several existing acts regulating the militia [imposing penalties and fines on military fine collectors who are late in transmitting quarterly returns] (1884, pp. 3-4)

An act to repeal certain portions of the act entitled an act to amend the several existing acts regulating the militia, passed by two third vote January 26th 1884 [reinstating the officer drill] (1884, p. 4)

An act amendatory to an act regulating the militia in Maryland County, Republic of Liberia [shifting the third quarterly parade day to the first Friday of April, to avoid a conflict with “Fast and Prayer Day”] (1884, pp. 4-5)

An act authorizing the compilation and printing of the decisions and rulings of the Supreme Court [appropriating three hundred and fifty dollars to pay a compiler] (1884, p. 5)

An act to incorporate Sey’s Chapel Methodist Episcopal Church, Careysburg, Montserrdo County [naming William T. Hagan, George C. Nelson, Marshall Givens, Richard Craggs, Samuel Bates, Benjamin Hornsby and Jacob Waters] (1884, p6)

An act to incorporate the McClintock Grove Methodist Episcopal Church, Bensonville, county of Montserrado [naming F. Tilman, A. Gall, Henry Brent, R. Boyce, M. DeVault and Daniel Smith] (1884, pp. 6-7)

An act to incorporate the First Baptist Church, Careysburg, Montserrado County [naming J.A. Curthbert, George W. Walker, Isaac Givens, Nelson Moment, F.W. Jackson, J.C. Johnson, Hank Woodson, Thomas Carroll and Richard F. Walker] (1884, p. 7)

An act restoring John Henry Diggs of Grand Bassa County to the rights and privileges of citizenship (1884, p. 7)

Supplementary act amendatory to an act for the relief of government approved January 9th 1883 and amending an additional act supplementing the several existing acts regulating the payment of custom duties etc., approved January 11th 1883 [ordering that one eighth of all import duty be paid by gold coin] (1884, p. 8)

A resolution appropriating an amount of seventy five dollars for opening and cleaning out the Ayers Creek that leads to Barnersville in the rear of the settlement of New Georgia (1884, p. 8)

An act amendatory to an act for the relief of government approved Janaury 9th 1883, also amending an additional act supplementing the several existing acts regulating the payment of custom duties etc., approved January 11th 1883 [ordering the defacing of one half of all currency paid into the treasury with no substitute being issued] (1884, pp. 9-10)

Joint resolution amendatory to the joint resolution regulating the title and privoleges of the native African representatives in the national legislature of this Republic approved January 8th 1881 [denying a seat to any delegate whose ethnic group does not pay designated taxes] (1884, p. 9)

An act [appropriating two thousand dollars annually for teacher salaries] for the establishment of high schools in each of the leeward counties [of Maryland, Sinoe and Grand Bassa, as preparatory sections of Liberia College] (1884, pp. 9-10)

An act amendatory to an act creating an interior department [urging, without penalties, that presents for interior chiefs not be misappropriated by interior department officials, ordering an annual inspection by the secretary of the department to ensure that interior roads remain open, and proposing a road to link coastal counties to each other and to the Barline and Mandingo countries] (1884, pp. 10-11)

Supplementary act to the existing acts incorporating the aboriginal tribes of the Republic [appointing two tax collectors per ethnic community — one Americo-Liberian, the other native] (1884, p. 11)

An act to relieve the citizens of the settlement of Robertsport, Grand Cape Mount, Montserrado County [ordering the procurement of small arms and munitions for defense] (1884, pp. 11-12)

A resolution compensating Chief Justice C.L. Parsons of Montserrado County [for an office he rented for the judicial department] (1884, p. 12)

An act authorizing the purchase of Steel Stamps and dates for the different post offices of this Republic (1884, p. 12)

Joint resolution authorizing the president to cause immediate peace between the Little Cess fishermen and the Battoo fisherman and reparation for the piratical destruction of the boat of W.E. Harris of Sinou County by the Little Cess fishermen off Timbo, and also to make an immediate demand for the Nanna Kroo Bonds (1884, p. 13)

An act authorizing the establishing of a settlement and a port of entry at San-Pedro the southeastern boundary of the Republic of Liberia in Maryland County and an additional port of entry in the county of Montserrado and of Sinou (1884, pp. 13-14)

Amendatory act to the act entitled an act regulating the liquor traffic approved January 9th 1883 [requiring payment of two thousand dollars annually for liquor license, with half going to the county into which the liquor is imported and fifty percent to the national government with an additional three hundred dollar wholesale fee and a one hundred dollar fee payable to the city of Monrovia] (1884, p.14)

An act adopting Caroline Charlotte Emmery, as adopted daughter of J.T. Emmery of the county of Montserrado (1884, p. 14)

Acts passed by the legislature of the Republic of Liberia during the session 1883-1884. Published by authority Monrovia: T.W. Howard, printer, Government Printing Office, 1884.

1888-1889

[A resolution appropriating two hundred and fifty dollars for rebuilding...

1887-1888

Joint resolution making appropriation [three hundred dollars] for defraying the...

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