1921-1922


An act approving the report of the plenary commission [consisting of President Charles Dunbar Burgess King, F. E. R. Johnson and John L. Morris] and the loan agreement between the Republic of Liberia and the United States of America (Acts 1921-22, pp. 2-3).

Joint resolution fixing the day of adjournment of the third session of the thirty-fourth legislature of the Republic of Liberia (Acts 1921-22, p. 4).

An act prohibiting the profiteering in and fixing the selling price of fire arms and ammunitions within the Republic of Liberia [allowing for a maximum 20 percent profit] (Acts 1921-22, pp. 5-6).

An act repealing an act entitled, an act repealing all existing acts regulating wholesale and dry goods license, and substituting a system of graded license, approved Jan. 18, 1921 (Acts 1921-22, p. 6).

An act making appropriation [of $200] for the printing [1,000 copies] of the loan agreement between the Republic of Liberia and United States of America (Acts 1921-22, pp. 6-7).

An act prohibiting the shipment of labourers from the county of Grand Bassa into foreign colonies [but not applicable to deck labourers] (Acts 1921-22, pp. 7-8).

An act to create the area known as the City of Monrovia, a commonwealth district [transferring powers from the mayor and council to the national government, to be administered by a board composed of an administration head, one superintendent of police, one sanitation director and one public works director] (Acts 1921-22, pp. 8-14).

Joint resolution expressing the gratitude and appreciation of the national legislature of the Republic of Liberia to the plenary commission headed by His Excellency Charles Dunbar Burgess King, president of the Republic of Liberia, to Washington, D. C., U. S. A. to negotiate and complete arrangements for a loan of $5,000,000 and also to confer on matters referable to the rehabilitation of the Republic (Acts 1921-22, pp. 14-16).

Joint resolution expressing the sincere gratitude and deep appreciation on behalf of the government and people of the Republic of Liberia to the government of the United States of America for the cordial reception and courteous treatment accorded the president of Liberia and members of the plenary commission whilst they were at Washington in attendance upon the business of their mission (Acts 1921-22, pp. 16-18).

Joint resolution expressing the high appreciation of the people of the Republic of Liberia to the Honourable Edwin J. Barclay, secretary of state, and other members of the executive government of Liberia for the safe conduct and administration of the affairs of the state while the president was absent from home on official business (Acts 1921-22, pp. 18-19).

Joint resolution reviving the city charter of the City of Greenville in the county of SInoe, Republic of Liberia (Acts 1921-22, p. 20).

Joint resolution granting the national Baptist board of foreign missions, United States of America, one hundred acres of land located in or near the settlement of Royesville where their operations have already begun, in the county of Montserrado, for missionary and educational purposes (Acts 1921-22, pp. 21-22).

An act granting an annuity [of $500] to E. Monroe Cummings (Acts 1921-22, p. 22).

Joint resolution restoring Samuel Alexander Colston Howard of the city of Harper, County of Maryland, Republic of Liberia, to citizenship (Acts 1921-22, pp. 22-23).

Joint resolution restoring William E. Beal of the county of Sinoe, Charles William Stewart of the county of Maryland, Robert C. Mason of the territory of Cape Mount, Montserrado County in the Republic of Liberia, to citizenship (Acts 1921-22, p. 23).

An act authorizing the president of Liberian to release unto Matilda A. Howard, resident of the city of Monrovia, Montserrado County, Republic of Liberia, the legal owner of lot No. 324 situated lying and being on the northern side of Water Street in the city of Monrovia, county and republic aforesaid, commonly known as West Store also a parcel of land on the western side of Roye’s Store leased by the aforesaid owner, Matilda A. Howard, to Jacob West, agent of the firm of J. W. West, Hamburg, and taken over by the government of Liberia under the German liquidation fund during the war (Acts 1921-22, pp. 23-25).

An act authorizing the president of Liberia to grant unto Corinna A. McGill, a resident of the city of Monrovia, Montserrado County, Republic of Liberia, legal heir to a lot formerly owned by one R. S. McGill, situated and lying in the city of Harper, Maryland County [taken over by the government of Liberia under the German liquidation fund during the war] (Acts 1921-22, pp. 23-25).

Joint resolution incorporating the United Mechanic Association of Grand Bassa, Republic of Liberia [naming J. W. Prosser, president; E. O. McCauly, vice president; J. W. H. Pippins, secretary; W. H. E. Brown, assistant secretary; John C. Barnard, treasurer; S. A. Gabbidon, solicitor; H. R. Brown, chaplain; W. A. Davis, marshall] (Acts 1921-22, pp. 28-29).

Joint resolution restoring Bondo Bye of the settlement of Louisiana, Montserrado County, and William A. D. Green of the county of Maryland, Republic of Liberia, to citizen (Acts 1921-22, pp. 29-30).

Joint resolution granting to Rebecca Downing, widow of the late Thomas Downing of the settlement of Paynesville, Montserrado County, an annuity [of $20] (Acts 1921-22, p. 30).

Joint resolution granting unto the Protestant Episcopal Mission in the territory of Grand Cape Mount at Kobolia five hundred acres of public land for agricultural purposes [naming as petitioner Bishop Momolu Gardiner] (Acts 1921-22, p. 31-32).

An act amending an act chartering the city of Lower Buchanan in Grand Bassa County, approved Jan. 22, 1919 [reducing the council from seven to five members, among other changes] (Acts 1921-22, pp. 32-38).

An act amendatory to an act approved Jan. 29, 1920, granting the city corporation of Sait John River City the right to establish a police station and common booth and all the real estate taxes within the corporate bounds of said city (Acts 1921-22, pp. 39-40).

Joint resolution granting to the foreign mission of the National Baptist Convention of the United States of America five acres of public land in Maryland County, Republic of Liberia, for missionary purposes (Acts 1921-22, p. 40).

Acts Passed by the Legislature of the Republic of Liberia during the session 1921-22. Published by authority, Monrovia: Government Printing Office, 1922.

1920, Call Session

Joint resolution authorizing the president of the Republic of Liberia...

1929

An act amendatory to and repealing a portion of an...

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