Chap. 61. - An act to alter part of the division line between the counties of Ritchie and Gilmer.
Passed October 8, 1863.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:
1. The division line between the counties of Ritchie and Gilmer is hereby so altered as to annex to, and include within the county of Ritchie the dwelling house and curtilage of Elisha L. Snodgrass, and so much additional land as may be necessary to straighten, as far as practicable, the said division line; but the territory thereby added to the county of Ritchie shall not exceed in the aggregate one hundred and fifty acres.
2. The annexation herein provided for shall not be of force until the surveyor of the county of Ritchie shall run and mark the said alteration of the said division line, and make three fair plats thereof, each of which he shall duly certify, and forward one to the secretary of the state, another to the recorder of the county of Gilmer, and the third to the recorder of Ritchie; who shall file and carefully preserve the same in their respective offices.
3. The account of the said surveyor for his fees and expenses incurred under the provisions of this act, shall be audited by the board of supervisors and paid out of the treasury of the county of Ritchie.
Timeline of West Virginia: Civil War and Statehood: October 1863