An Act to attach part of the County of Gibson to Posey, 1815


Chapter III.

Approved December 18, 1815.

§ 1. BE it enacted by the Legislative Council and House of Representatives, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the same, That from and after the first day of March next, all that part of the present County of Gibson, to wit, Beginning on the township line dividing townships four and five, where the line dividing ranges thirteen and fourteen crosses said township line; thence with said range line north till it strikes the Wabash river ; thence with the meanders of said river to a point, where the township line aforesaid, strikes said river; thence eastwardly with said township line to the place of beginning, shall be, and the same is hereby separated or taken from the said county of Gibson, and added or attached to the said Posey county ; and the said part of the present county of Gibson so separated and attached, shall in law and in fact, at all times thereafter, be to all intents and purposes, held, deemed and taken, as part of the said county of Posey : Provided nevertheless, That all suits, pleas, plaints, actions and proceedings, which previous to the said first day of March next, may have been commenced, instituted or depending within the present county of Gibson, shall be prosecuted to final judgment and execution, in the same manner as if this act had never taken place; and that all Territorial and county taxes which shall or may be due previous to the said first day of March next in the present county of Gibson shall be collected in the same manner, and by the same officers as they would have been if this act had not been passed.


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