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Introductory Note.........
Analysis.........
Constitutional Provisions....
Chapter I-Corporations.....
Chapter II -Eminent Domain.
Chapter III-Railroads.....
Chapter IV-Warehouses
Chapter V-Railroad and Warehouse Commissioners.
Cnapter VI-Revenue..
Chapter VII—Criminal Code....
Chapter VIII-Miscellaneous Provisions.
Constitutional provisions, adopted in convention May 13, 1870; ratified by the people July 2,

1870. In force August 8, 1870....
An act to provide for changing the names, for changing the place of business, for increasing

or decreasing the capital stock, for increasing or decreasing the number of directors, and

for the consolidation of incorporated companies. In force March 26, 1872...
An act in relation to the consolidation of incorporated companies. In force May 9, 1867..
An act in regard to evidence and depositions in civil cases. In force July 1, 1972..
An act to revise the law in relation to rate of interest. In force July 1. 1874....
An act in regard to judgments and decrees, and the manner of enforcing the same by exe-

cution, and to provide for the redemption of real estate sale sold under execution or de-

cree. In force July1, 1872.
An act to amend section 8 of an act entitled “An act to revise the law in relation to the rate

of interest, approved March 25, A. D. 1874..........
An act authorizing the change of directors of incorporated companies, in certain cases. In

force May 22, 1877...
An act to revise the law in relation to quo warranto. In force July 1, 1874..
An act to regulate the practice in Courts of Chancery. In force July 1, 1872..
An act in regard to the assessment, levy and collection of taxes of incorporated cities in this

State, for years prior to the year 1877. In force July 1, 1877....
An act to provide for the exercise of the right of eminent domain. In force July 1, 1872 .....
An act for the further protection of State Institutions. In force March 9, 1867....
An act to provide for the incorporation of associations that may be organized for the purpose

of constructing railways, maintaining and operating the same ; for prescribing and defin-
ing the duties, and limiting the powers of such corporations, when so organized. In force

March 1, 1872......
An act to enable railroad companies to borrow money and to mortgage their property and

franchises therefor. In force July 1, 1873
An act to enable railroad companies to enter into operative contracts, and to borrow money.

Approved February 12, 1865..
An act to facilitate travel and transportation. In force February 25, 1867...
An act relating to lessees in this State of railroads in adjoining States. In force July 1, 1875...
An act anthorizing the formation of union depots and stations for railroads in this State. In

force July 1, 1875.
An act to facilitate the carrage and transfer of passengers and property by railroad companies.

In force July 1, 1877

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An act compelling railroad companies in this State to build and maintain depots for the

comiort of passengers, and for the protection of shippers of freight. at towns and villages
on the line of their roads. In force July 1, 1877...

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An act in relation to fencing and operating railroads. In force July 1, 1874....

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An act relating to fires caused by locomotives. In force March 29, 1869..

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An act to prevent frauds upon travelers and owner or owners of any railroad, steamboat or
other conveyance for the transportation of passengers. Ir force July 1, 1875.

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An act for the protection of passengers on railroads. In force July 1, 1877............

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An act regulating the receiving, transportation and delivery of grain by railroad corporations,

and defining the duties of such corporations with respect thereto. In force July 1,
1871....

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An act to prevent extortion and unjust discrimination in the rates charged for the transpor-

tation of passengers and freights on railroads in this state, and to punish the same, and
to prescribe a mode of procedure and rules of evidence in relation thereto, and to repeal
an act entited “An act to prevent unjust discrimination and extortion in the rates to be
charged by the different railroads in this state for the transportation of freights on said
railroads." In force July 1, 1873.....

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An act to protect contractors, sub-contractors, and laborers in their claims against railroad
companies, or corporations, contractors or sub-contractors. In force July 1, 1872...

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An act to fund and provide for paying the railroad debts of counties, townships, cities and
towns. In force April 16, 1869.

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An act to enable counties, cities, townships, school districts, and other municipal corpora-

tions to take up and cancel outstanding bonds and other evidences of indebtedness and
fund the same. In force March 26, 1872......

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An act to require state and county treasurers to deliver up bonds and coupons issued in aid

of railroad or other corporations, which have been paid, to any person or persons who

may be authorized by any county, town or city to receive the same. In force July 1, 1872. 64
An act to provide for the payment of the registered indebtedness of counties, townships,
cities and towns. In force July 1, 1874......

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An act to amend an act entitled “An act to limit and determine the time for which counties,

cities, townships, towns and precincts in this state shall be liable and holden to issue aid
for the building of any railroad in pursuance of any vate taken in conformity to the laws
of this state." In force July 1, 1877....

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An act to amend an act entitled “An act relating to county and city debts, and to provide for

the payment thereof by taxation in such counties and cities," approved Februa. y 13,
1865, and to amend the title thereof. Approved and in force April 27, 1877...

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An aet to provide for the incorporation of cities and villages. In force July 1, 1872....
An act in relation to the collection of taxes and special assessments. In force May 2, 1873.....
An act to compel the trustees of the lands granted to the Illinois Central Rililroad Company
to execute their trust. In force July 1, 1873 ....

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An act in relation to the mode of proving title to the lands granted to the Illinois Central
Railroad Company. In force July 1, 1872..

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Act of Congress in relation to the Illinois Central Railroad. September 20, 1850..

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An act to regulate public warehouses and the warehousing and inspection of grain, and to

give effect to article 13 of the constitution of this state. In force July 1, 1871.
An 4ct to amend an art entitled "An act to regulate public warehouses and the warehousing

and inspection of grain, and to give effect to article thirteen of the constitution of the
state, approved April 25, 1871, in force July 1, 1871, and to establish a committee of appeal
and prescribe their duties. In force July 1, 1873..........

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An act to authorize incorporated cities, towns or villages in this state situated upon the

banks of navigable rivers, to lease parts of their public landings or levees. In force July
1, 1874.....

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An act to establish a board of railroad and warehouse commissioners, and prescribe their

powers and duties. In force July 1, 1871.
An act for the assessment of property and for the levy and collection of taxes. In force
July 1, 1872.

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An act to provide for the assessment and taxation of bridges across navigable waters on the
borders of this state. In force May i. 1873...

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An act in regard to the assessment of property and the levy and collection of taxes by incor-
porated cities in this state. In force July 1, 1873..

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An act to amend section 36 of an act entitled “An act to revise the law in relation to criminal
jurisprudence.” In force July 1, 1877.....

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An act to amend an act entitled “An act to revise the law in relation to criininal jurispru-
dence."
In force July 1, 1877......

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An act to revise the law in relation to criminal jurisprudence. In force July 1, 1874

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*An act to amend an act entitled "An act to prevent the importation of Texas or Cherokee cat-
tle into the State of Illinois.” In force April 16, 1869

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*An act to prohibit any person from obstructing the regular operation and conduct of the busi-

ness of railroad companies or other corporations, firms or individuals. In force July 1, 1877 118
*An act to prevent frauds in the coloring of grain. In forre July 1, 1877......

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An act to provide for the election and qualification of justices of the peace and constables,

and to provide for the jurisdiction and practice of justices of the peace, in civil cases and
to fix the duties of constables, and to repeal certain acts therein named. In force July 1,
1872.......

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An act to amend sections two and four of an act entitled “An act in regard to practice in
courts of record." In force July 1, 1877...

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An act in regard to gateways, roads and bridges in counties not under township organiza tion.
In force April 18, 1873..

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An act giving the assent of the State of Illinois to the construction of bridges across navigable
rivers in this State, and upon the boundaries thereof. In force July 1, 1872.

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An act to provide for the sale of unredeemed property by common carriers, warehousemen
and inn-keepers. In force July 1, 1874...

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An act to empower township trustees to sell and convey right of way and depot grounds for
the use of railroads crossing school lands. In force July 1, 1875....

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An act to revise the law in relation to plats. In force July 1, 1874

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An act to fix the liability of common carriers receiving property for transportation. In force
July 1, 1874..

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An act to revise the law in relation to State contracts. In force July 1, 1874.

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An act to provide for the ordinary and contingent expenses of the State government until

the expiration of the first fiscal quarter after the adjournment of the next regular session
of the general assembly, anel for the purpose of suspending the salaries of the state house
commissioners from July 1st, A. D. 1877, until provision is made for funds to complete the
state house building. In force July 1. 1877...

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Rules established by the board of railroad and warehouse commissioners for the govern-

ment of the inspection department.........
Rules establishing a proper number and standard of grades for the inspection of grain .......
UNITED STATES SUPREME COURT DECISIONS:-

Ira Y. Munn ys, People State of Illinois..
Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad Company vs. Iowa.........
Peik vs. Chicago and Northwestern Railway Company...
Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Railroad Company vs. Ackley.
Winona and St. Peter's Railroad Company vs. Blake..
Stone vs. Wisconsin.......

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