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January 20, 1863

Acts of the General Assembly of the State of Virginia
Wheeling: 1863

Chap. 24. - An ACT declaring a part of Elk River a lawful fence.

Passed January 20, 1863.

1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia, That so much of Elk river as lies between the mouth of Sand creek and the lower line of the land of John D. Young on the northwest side thereof, in the county of Kanawha, be, and the same is hereby declared to be a lawful fence.

2. This act shall be in force from its passage.

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