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boundary of the state of Iowa, via Elkador and Clidesdale in Clayton county, Hardin in Allamakee county, and Dekotah in the county of Winneshiek, to the north line of the state.

SEC. 28. Commissioners—Guttenberg to Louisville. That George G. Borden and Michael Uriel of Clayton county and Charles Sawyer of Fayette county, are hereby appointed commissioners to locate and establish a state road from Guttenberg in Clayton county to Louisville in Winneshiek county, via El. kador Clayton county and Claremont in Fayette county.

SEC. 29. Roads in Jefferson county declared legal. That so much of the road laid out, by virtue of an act entitled an act “to establish a territorial road from the north part of Washington county to the Missouri line,” approved January 9th, 1841, between Fairfield in Jefferson county, and Iowaville in Van Buren county, as lies in Jefferson county; and so much of the road laid out by virtue of an act entitled “an act to re-locate a part of a territorial road in Jefferson county;" approved February 12th, 1842, between Brighton in Washington county and Fairfield in Jefferson county, as lies in Jefferson county, be and the same are hereby declared legal roads.

Records of said roads—evidence, etc. The original plats of said roads which are now on file in the clerk's office in Jefferson county, or the records of said roads as recorded in the book of recording surveys of roads in Jefferson county, shall be received in all courts of justice as sufficient evidence that said roads mentioned in the preceding section are duly established by law.

SEC. 30. Commissioners—Bloomfield to the Missouri river-appropriation. That S. S. Carpenter of the county of Davis, George [189] W. Perkins of the county of Appanoose, and 0. M. Kellogg of the county of Decatur, are hereby appointed commissioners to locate and establish a state road from Bloomfield in Davis county; thence to Centerville in Appanoose county, (crossing the Chariton river at the bridge); thence on the most practicable route, via county seats of Wayne county and Decatur county, through the counties of Ringgold, Taylor and Page, near the centres thereof, to the county seat of Fremont county; thence to a point on the Missouri river, opposite old Fort Kearney, and that for paying the expenses of laying out and establishing the aforesaid road through the counties of Ringgold, Taylor and Page, the sum of one hundred and sixty dollars is hereby appropriated out of any monies in the state treasury not otherwise appropriated, to be paid to the persons thereto entitled, upon bills rendered and certified to by the commissioners aforesaid to the auditor of state; provided, said payments are not to exceed the amount of the bills rendered or the said sum of one hundred and sixty dollars.

SEC. 31. Commissioners—Camanche to Anamosa. That Ira B. Ryan of Jones county and James Walrod and Jacob Lepper of Clinton county, are hereby appointed commissioners to locate and establish a state road commencing at Camanche in Clinton county, via Center Grove and Bloomfield in Clinton county, on the nearest and most practicable route to Anamosa in Jones county.

SEC. 32. Commissioners—Anamosa to Garnavillo. That George Brown of Jones county, R. Hogg of Delaware county and Samuel Jurdock of Clayton county, are hereby appointed commissioners to locate and establish a state road from Anamosa in Jones county, by T. J. Peaks in Jones county, througii Delhi in Delaware county, to Garnavillo in Clayton county.

SEC. 33. Commissioners-Unionville to Garden Grove. That P. II. Jauney of Van Buren county and Dempsey Stanly and Daniel P. Sparks of Appanoose county, are hereby appointed commissioners to locate and establish a state road from Unionville in Appanoose county, on the best and most practicable route to Garden Grove in Decatur county; provided, that if the said Daniel P. Sparks acts as surveyor of said road, he shall be entitled to the fees of a county surveyor.

[190] SEC. 34. Commissioners—Council Bluffs to Indian Town-proviso. That 0. N. Tyson, William Lane and William H. Look, of Pottawattamie county, are hereby appointed commissioners to locate and establish a state road from Council Bluffs, via Kanesville, Silver creek, to Indian town, on the east Nishnebotany river where the road from Ottumwa crosses said stream: provided, that if the said Tyson shall act as surveyor in locating said road, he shall receive the fees of surveyor only.

Sec. 35. Commissioners—Independence to McCounts. That Edward Brewer, of Buchanan county, Henry Baker,of Delaware county, and Henry Mounbrey, of Dubuque county, are hereby appointed commissioners to locate and establish a state road, commencing at Independence, in Buchanan county, thence via Coffins Grove, the residence of Doct. Acrer, in Delaware county, and Dyersville, in Dubuque county; thence to intersect the road from Dubuque to Delhi, near the residence of Elias M’Counts, in Delaware county.

SEC. 36. Commissioners—Muscatine to Scott county. That Benjamin Nye, Isaac Spencer and Elijah Sells, of Muscatine couuty, are hereby appointed commissioners to locate and establish a state road from Muscatine, in Muscatine county, so as to suit the convenience of the inhabitants, and without injury to the farms, to the county line of Scott county, near the present road leading to Davenport.

SEC. 37. Commissioners-Ft. Des Moines to Booneville. That Noah Stags, of Dallas county, John W. Rush, of Polk county, and Silas Barnes of Madison county, are hereby appointed commissioners to locate and establish a state road, commencing on the east bank of the Des Moines river, opposite court avenue in Fort Des Moines, and from thence on the most suitable ground for a road on the east side of the Des Moines river, via Polk city, in Polk county, Bell Point and Booneville, in Boone county.

SEC. 38. Commissioners—Section 16 in Lee county to Plymouth. That Absalom Anderson, Stephen Cook and Micajah Pool, of the county of Lee, are hereby appointed commissioners to lay out and establish a state road from the south-west corner of section sixteen, of Franklin township, in Lee county, to Plymouth, in Van Buren county.

SEC. 39. Commissioners—Paint Rock to Fort Atkinson. That William M. Morrison and Theodore M. Sancerer, of the county of Allamakee, and John L. Carson, of the county of Winneshiek, are hereby appointed commissioners to locate and establish a state road from Paint Rock, in Allamakee county, to Fort Atkinson, in Winneshiek county.

[191] SEC. 40. State roads changed. That so much of the state road running from Fairfield, in Jefferson county, to Keokuk, in Lee county, and so much of the state road running from Glasgow, in Jefferson county, to Keokuk, in Lee county, as lies between Gideon Huttles and Charleston, in Lee county, be and the same is hereby changed so as to run on the road leading from Salem, in Henry county, to Charleston, in Lee county.

SEC. 41. Commissioners—Keokuk county to Duncan's lower mills. That Matthew Crowder and Daniel Nelson, of the county of Mahaska, and Lewis Gregory, of the county of Keokuk, are hereby appointed commissioners to locate and establish a state road, commencing at the west end of Jonas Mauary's lane, in Keokuk county, at a point on the state road leading from Iowa City to Oskaloosa; thence west to Cox's Mills; thence to Dunkins lower mills, on the south fork of Skunk river.

SEC. 42. Commissioners-Lower Big Woods to intersect a road from Monona to McGregor's Landing. That Wesley Tebbetts, of Bremer county, Ansel Rudsdill, of Clayton county, and George W. Neff, of Fayette county, are hereby appointed commissioners to locate and establish a state road from lower Big Woods, in Bremer county, via Centerville, West Union and Claremont, in Fayette county, to intersect the road from Monona to MÖGregor's landing, in Clayton county.

SEC. 43. Commissioners-Ottumwa to Well’s mills. That William J. Taylor and Jonathan F. Stratten, of Appanoose county, and Richard Fisher of Wapello county, are hereby appointed commissioners to locate and establish a state road, commencing at Ottumwa, in Wapello county, thence via Philip Smith's, on Soap creek, William J. Taylor's in Appanoose county, to Wells' mills, ou Chariton river.

SEC. 44. Commissioners—Round Grove to Tipton. That Abraham Kizer, of Scott county, N. J. Hawley and Alonzo Shaw, of Cedar county, are hereby appointed commissioners to locate and establish a state road from Round Grove, in Scott county, on the nearest and best route to Tipton, in Cedar county.

SEC. 45. Commissioners—Marengo to Ft. Clark. That Samuel C. Trowbridge, of Johnson County, Andrew D. Stephens, of Benton county, and C. C. Slocum, of Iowa county, are hereby appointed commissioners to locate and establish a state road from Marengo, in Iowa county, on the nearest and best route, to Fort Clark, on the Des Moines river.

[1921 SEC. 46. Commissioners—Cedar Falls to Ft. Clark. That Samuel Davis, Benjamin Knapp and David Parker, are hereby appointed commissioners to locate and establish a state road from Cedar Falls, in Blackhawk county, to Fort Clark, on the Des Moines river.

SEC. 47. Commissioners—Iowaville to Keokuk county. That John W. Culbertson, Andrew Collins and Nathan Harris, of the county of Jefferson, are hereby appointed commissioners to locate and establish a state road, commencing at Iowaville, in Van Buren county, thence by the nearest and most-practicable route through the western end of Jefferson county, to the south line of Keokuk county, at the point where a state road formerly laid out from Iowaville to Lancaster crosses the same.

SEC. 48. Commissioners—Missouri line to Charles Fords on Sioux river. That A. J. Singleton, of Fremont county, and Doct. Robert MÖGavern, and Oliver N. Tyson, of Pottawattamie county, are hereby appointed commissioners to locate and establish a state road, commencing at the southern boundary of the state of Iowa, where said boundary is intersected in Fremont county, by the state road leading from St. Joseph, in Missouri, thence to Council Bluffs; thence to Kanesville; thence to the bridge on the Boyer river, near the rocky ford; thence to Charles Fords on Sioux river.

SEC. 49. Commissioners—Independence to Mullen's. That Charles Mullen, James Verdin and William Pumell, of Blackhawk county, are hereby appointed commissioners to locate and establish a state road from Independence, in Buchanan county, to intersect the road leading from Cedar Rapids, in Linn county, to Cedar Falls, in Blackhawk county, at or near the residence of Charles Mullen, in Blackhawk county.

SEC. 50. Commissioners-Duncans mill to James Douglass'. That James Douglass, of Johnson county, and Joel Long, of Keokuk county, and Richard Quinton, of Mahaska county, are hereby appointed commissioners to locate and establish a state road, commencing at Dunken's lower mills, four miles north-east from Oskaloosa, thence the nearest and best route to Indian

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opolis; thence on the nearest practicable route to intersect the Iowa City road at or near the residence of James Douglass, twelve miles west of Iowa City.

SEC. 51. Commissioners—Lancaster to Fairfield. That Jonathan Dyer, of Jefferson county, and Robert Blacker and Benjamin F. Chartain, of Keokuk county, are hereby appointed commissioners to lay out and establish a [193] state road from Lancaster, in Keokuk county, to Fairfield, in Jefferson county, by or near Martins ford, on Skunk river.

SEC. 52. Commissioners–Cedar Rapids to Talbots mill. That Joseph Greene, of Linn county, William Grunter, of Iowa county, and John Talbott, of Poweshiek county, are hereby appointed commissioners to locate and establish a state road upon the nearest, best, and most practicable route from Cedar Rapids, in Linn county, to Talbotts mills, in Poweshiek county.

SEC, 53. Commissioners—Waughs to Oscaloosa. That Henry H. Williams, Matthew P. Crowder and Ebenezer Johnson, are hereby appointed commissioners to locate and establish a state road, commencing at William Waughs, in Keokuk county, thence on the nearest and best route via Fremont, to Os. kaloosa, in Mahaska county.

SEC. 54. Commissioners—McGregor's to Ft. Clarke. That John Rose of Boone county, Francis Rodgers of Winneshiek county, and Leonard B. Rodgers of Allamakee county, be, and they are hereby appointed commissioners, to survey and locate a state road, commencing at McGregor's in the county of Clayton, and running to Fort Clarke on the Des Moines river, by way of Monona in the county of Clayton, and Louisville in the county of Winneshiek.

SEC. 55. Commissioners—Delhi to Marion. That John W. Penn and Ches. ter Cousins of Delaware county, and Nathaniel Chapman of Linn county are hereby appointed commissioners to locate and establish a state road from Delhi in Delaware county, to Marion in Linn county.

SEC. 56. Commissioners—14 mile post to Thorn's mills. That John Grace of Scott county, George W. Parker of Clinton county, and Ira B. Ryan of Jones county, are hereby appointed commissioners to locate and establish a state road from the fourteen mile post on the Davenport and Marion road, by way of Thorn's mills, to Anamoosa in Jones county.

SEC. 57. Part of state road established. That so much of the survey for the proposed state road by virtue of "an act to establish a state road from Delhi in Delaware county to Independence in Buchanan county, approved Dec. 23d, 1848," as is west of the south fork of the Maquoketa river, be and the same is hereby declared a state road. .

SEC. 58. Commissioners—Anamosa to Bellview. That John J. Tomlinson, Andrew Obergafelt of Jackson county, and Joshua Randall of Jones county, are hereby appointed commissioners to locate and establish a state road [194] from Anamosa in Jones county, by the way of Canton in Jackson county, to Bellview in Jackson county.

SEC. 59. Commissioners—Cascade to Maquoketa. That Peter Tavlor of Jones county, and M. Daimond and Mr. Burleston of Jackson county, are hereby appointed commissioners to locate and establish a state road from Cascade in Dubuque county, by the way of Canton in Jackson county, to Maquoketa in Jackson county.

SEC. 60. Time for commissioners to meet-at first point named-assistance-duties—proviso. That the commissioners appointed (to locate and establish each respective road) or a majority of them, shall meet on the first Monday in April 1851, or within nine months thereafter, at the first point named on each proposed road, or at some other point if agreed upon, and taking to their assistance a surveyor, the necessary chainmen and markers and after having been qualified, shall proceed to the discharge of their duties according to law; provided, that in case any of said commissioners should act as surveyor in laying out any of said roads, they shall be entitled to receive for their services such per diem as is allowed by law to county surveyors and nothing more.

SEC. 61. Pay. The commissioners not otherwise herein provided for shall be paid according to law.

SEC. 62. To take effect. This act to be in force from and after its publication.

Approved, February 5, 1851.

CHAPTER 81.

NEW COUNTIES.

AN ACT supplemental to an act to establish new counties and define their boundaries.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Iowa:

SECTION 1. Guthrie county-boundaries. That the following shall be the boundaries of the county of Guthrie, to-wit: beginning at the north-west corner of township eighty-one north, of range twenty-nine, west: thence west on the township line dividing townships eighty-one and eighty-two, to the north-west corner of township [195] eighty-one north, range thirty-three, west: thence south to the south-west corner of township seventy-eight, range thirty-three west: thence east on the township lines between townships seventy-seven and seventy-eight, to the south-west corner of township seventyeight, range twenty-nine west: thence north to the place of beginning.

SEC. 2. Repeal. All acts and parts of acts conflicting with this act are hereby repealed.

Approved, February 5, 1851.

CHAPTER 82.

MOUNT PLEASANT.

AN ACT for the incorporation of the town of Mount Pleasant in Henry county.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Iowa:

SECTION 1. Boundaries—incorporation. That all that tract of land lying in township seventy-one north, range six west, in the county of Henry, which is comprised of the town plat of Mount Pleasant, together with all additions that may hereafter be made and recorded thereto, be and the same is hereby constituted a town corporate and shall be known by the name and title of “the town of Mount Pleasant.”.

SEC. 2. Election-quorum. That the qualified voters for members of the general assembly, who have resided within the limits of said corporation for twenty days immediately preceding any such election shall meet

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