An ACT to Amend the Act Entitled “An Act for the Endowment of Certain Seminaries of Learning, and for Other Purposes”.
Approved by the Kentucky General Assembly on December 20, 1800
Section 1. BE it enacted by the general assembly, That the trustees of the respective academies or seminaries of learning now established, or which may hereafter be established under the act entitled “An Act for the Endowment of Certain Seminaries of Learning, and for Other Purposes”, as also the trustees of such other academies as have heretofore been established by any former law of this commonwealth, shall be, and they are hereby authorized to sell or otherwise dispose of any part of said lands, not exceeding one-eighth part of the quantity granted by the above recited acts, for the purpose of locating and surveying the same, or to reimburse those who have heretofore expended any money or property in locating or surveying said lands.
Section 2. And be it further enacted, That the trustees of the several academies aforesaid be, and they are hereby further authorized to sell or otherwise dispose of one-eighth part of the remainder of the before mentioned lands, and to apply the proceeds thereof to such other purposes which they may deem most beneficial for the support and carrying into effect the above mentioned institutions.
Section 3. And be it further enacted, That the several county courts who may have, or shall hereafter locate lands agreeably to the before recited act, shall be entitled to the same privileges, and be authorized to dispose of the same proportion of their lands as the trustees of the several academies are by this act.
Section 4. And be it further enacted, That the further time of two years be, and it is hereby allowed the trustees aforesaid, to locate and return the plats and certificates of surveys made on such locations, to the register’s office, for all lands granted to the said academies by the before recited acts.
This act shall be in force from its passage.
REF: “The Statute Law of Kentucky”, Vol. II, by William Littell, 1810, page 419.