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EMBRACING ALL LAWS OF A GENERAL NATURE IN
FORCE JAN. 1, 1889, WITH NOTES AND REFER-
ENCES TO JUDICIAL DECISIONS CON-

STRUING THEIR PROVISIONS.

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Ill. statutes

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AN ACT AUTHORIZING E. B. MYERS, OF CHICAGO, TO PUBLISH THE

PUBLIC LAWS AS PASSED AT EACH SESSION OF THE GENERAL ASSEM-
BLY OF THIS STATE.

[Approved and in force February 16, 1865. Laws 1865, p. 100.]

SECTION I. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly, That E. B. Myers, Law Book Publisher, of Chicago, be and is hereby authorized to publish such an edition of the Public Laws of the State of Illinois, passed at each session of the General Assembly, as he may deem proper, and sell the same upon his own pri

vate account.

SEC. 2.

Be it further enacted, That it shall be and is hereby made the duty of the Secretary of State to furnish on demand, the said E. B. Myers, immediately after the enrollment and deposit of the same in the office of the said Secretary of State, a true copy of each and every Public Law passed by the said General Assembly, at each and every session, for which said service the said Secretary of State, for the time being, shall receive from the said E. B. Myers such compensation for the copies aforesaid as may be allowed by law for similar services.

Be it further enacted, That all Public Laws published by the said E. B. Myers, in pursuance of this Act, shall be and the same are hereby declared to be prima facie evidence of the existence of such Laws, in and before all Courts of Law and Equity in this State.

This Act to take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

Sec. 3.

SEC. 4.

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PREFACE.

The editor's object in preparing this book was to furnish a complete edition of the statutory laws of the State of Illinois, of a general char. acter, in force on January 1, 1880, in a convenient form for use.

In its preparation, the same general plan, adopted by the Revisers in 1874, has been carefully followed.

All of the laws enacted since the Revision of 1874, amendatory of the Revised Statutes, as well as of the laws — not revised - published in connection therewith, will be found in their appropriate places throughout the work, followed by references to the time of approval and when they went into effect. The original paging is retained in the margin.

The General Laws enacted in 1875, 1877 and 1879, other than those amendatory of the Revised Statutes of 1874, are distributed in connection with the Revised Statutes, in the manner most convenient for reference, and are distinguished by a * prefixed to each section.

This edition contains an exact reprint of the Revision of 1874 (except that certain typographical errors and citations have been corrected), with such alterations only as have been made by the General Assembly and the decisions of the Supreme Court, together with all of the General Laws enacted since.

The act in relation to Texas and Cherokee cattle has been omitted, in consequence of a decision of the Supreme Court declaring it unconstitutional, announced just before going to press.

Copious citations of the decisions of the courts of this State will be found throughout the work. These citations are brought down to the time of going to press, and include the 89th Illinois Reports. The cases

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