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140 > Image 140 of Inventory of the county archives of Kentucky. No. 57. Jessamine County (Nicholasville)

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- 127 " { Circuit Court (Next entry l57,p.l52) 1:621 jg Constitutional provision in 1850 made this office elective for a term of six ad years. (110) sons c ~ m- ? Residence (( *-' 4 ( to" 1 _T_*-*_ ` . ld, y (In 1802 the circuit court clerk, by constitutional provision made in is - 1799, was required to have been a resident of the county for one year pre- re- ceding his appointment (lll), but in 1850, when his office became elective, sher, the residential qualifications were changed and he was required to have re- quired sided in the state two years, and in-the county one year, prior to his elec- 1 . tion, as he is today. (112) ( ( ggq -. _ _ of the It was not until 1850 that_constitutional provision specified any age Lthe , limit for the circuit court clerk, at which time he was required to be at 1g. least twenty-ono years of ageas he must be today. (115) zion, ( mrk Qualifications _ H _ 4 ~ >unci1 ( 1 the 1 When the circuit court clerk was appointed, he was required to produce K a certificate signed by a majority of the judges of the court of appeals, that he was qualified to perform the duties of his office. (114) 1 Oath. A _( 1 ( an 1 ( _ A ( ( ` U( r( Ly 1 i The Constitution of 1799 provided that all civil officers should take_ 1 oath to support the constitution and faithfully discharge the duties of their ~ office and this provision applied to the circuit-court clerk when he assumed nurt office in April 1805. (115) In 1850, additional provision required that he y must not have participated in any manner in duels. (116) Q ( From 1850 to the present, the circuit court clerk has been required to` give surety bond in such amount, and as often, as required by law. (117) s givm1 Removal O1`a ( ( ( ( ` . n.AprH . ___ _The circuit court clerk has always been liable for removal from office 09) ( by the judge of the court of appeals, upon information and good cause shown, ______ _ with the concurrence of two-thirds of the members of that court_present. (118) 110. ggggg, gg iggg, Aer, 6, sscs,`1, 3; CONST. gg iggi, SEC . 97, . ' 111. Comer, gg gzgg, ART. 3, ssc. 9.` r 112. Comer, gg iggg, ART, 6, ssc, 2, Comer, gg iggi, sac, 100. . - 113. ggggg, gg lggg, Amr, 6, ssc. 2; CoNsT. gg jggl, ssc. 100. _( . ~ 114. CeusT. gg lzgg, ART, 4, SEC,10; Comer, gg lggg, ART, 6, SEC,2;CON5T. gg 1891,ssc.100. 115, Comer, gg izgg, ART, 6, SEC. 1. ` . 116. ggggg, gg iggg, ART, 8, sac, 1} CONST, gg gggl, SEC. 228. . - 1 117. Comer. gg lggg, Amr, 6, sac, 9; comet, gg iggl,_ssc, 103; gggg; 1891-93, P. 534; 1928, P. 407; 1934, pn, 6062. ( ( ( . (A P18. Comer, gg gZgg,Aa1,4, s;c,10; coms?. gg 1e50,AnT,4, SEC.39;CONST. gg lgi,sEC.124.