For the relief of Hague Laughton.

ACTS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF GEORGIA, PASSED AT MILLEDGEVILLE, At an Annual Session, In November and December, 1812.

ACTS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF GEORGIA; PASSED IN NOVEMBER AND DECEMBER, [Illegible Text]

1812 Vol. 1 -- Page: 39

Sequential Number: 024
Type: AN ACT

Full Title: For the relief of Hague Laughton.

WHEREAS the aforesaid Hague Laughton is the chief and head workman of a Cotton Manufactory in the county of Wilkes, incorporated by the Legislature, and in the prosecution of the labors of said factory, his constant and particular attention is required and without it the business of the factory must necessarily stand still -- AND WHEREAS, by the [Illegible Text] and other laws of this state, he has been, and may hereafter be frequently called off from his said beneficial and useful employment, to the great disadvantage of said factory, which ought as well as all other home manufactories to be encouraged and protected by a free and enlightened government, and more especially at this eventful crisis;

1. BE it therefore enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly met, and by the authority of the same, That from and after the passing of this act, the said Hague Laughton shall be, and he is hereby exempt from militia, road, and other similar duties, which may [Illegible Text] him from his business and attendance on the said manufactory, during the time that he may be employed therein -- any thing contained in any law to the contrary notwithstanding.

BENJAMIN WHITAKER,

Speaker of the House of Representatives.

WILLIAM RABUN,

President of the Senate.

Executive Department, Georgia,

DAVID B. MITCHELL, Governor.

Approval Date: Assented to, 7th December, 1812.

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