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CHAPTER 151.

[H. F. No. 598.]

war.

AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR THE COMPLICATION (COMPILA- Official history

of Minnesota TION] AND PUBLICATION OF THE OFFICIAL REPORTS troops in Civil AND CORRESPONDENCE RELATING TO THE ORGANIZATION AND SERVICES OF MINNESOTA TROOPS IN THE CIVIL AND INDIAN WARS OF ONE THOUSAND EIGHT HUNDRED AND SIXTY-ONE (1861) TO ONE THOUSAND EIGHT HUNDRED AND SIXTY-FIVE (1865).

Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Minnesota :
SECTION 1. The board of commissioners appointed by Board of com-

missioners for the act of April sixteen (16), one thousand eight hundred

printing war and eighty-nine (1889), entitled “An act to provide for the history, authorpreparation and publication of a history of the organiza- official records tion and services of Minnesota troops in the Civil War of of troops. one thousand eight hundred and sixty-one (1861) to one thousand eight hundred and sixty five (1865), and the Indian war of one thousand eight hundred and sixty-two (1862),” are hereby authorized to cause the official reports and correspondence relating to the organization and services of Minnesota troops in the Civil and Indian wars, one thousand eight hundred and sixty-one (1861) to one thousand eight hundred and sixty-five (1865), to be carefully compiled, edited, indexed and published as a com panion volume to “Minnesota in the Civil and Indiau Wars 1861-1865."!

No compensation shall be allowed or paid said commis Commissioners sioners for services as such under this act, but they shall allowed no comhave authority to employ, at a reasonable compensation to may employ an be determined by them, one of their number, or some other person or persons, to discharge the duty and to do the work of editors in preparing the said volume for publication and superintending the publication of the same, and may incur such other incidental expenses as may be necessary in the discharge of their duties under this act. When May cause the said volume is fully prepared for publication, said commis- bistory to be sion may cause it to be printed and bound by the public public printer, printer of the state, or they may in their discretion advertise and let to tise and let such printing and binding to the lowest respon

lowest bidder. sible bidder. It shall be printed on paper of the same quality and tint and be bound in the same style as the be. General style fore mentioned volume of history entitled “Minnesota in history. the Civil and Indian Wars 1861–1865.” It shall also be electrotyped, so that additional copies may be printed at any time by direction of the legislature, and said electrotype plates shall be delivered to and retained by the adjutant general.

editor.

Ten thousand

the volume is to be sent.

Cost of printing SEO. 2. The cost of printing and binding said volume and binding to be paid out

shall be paid in the same manner and upon like vouchers same as other as other public printing, out of the funds appropriated for public printing. that purpose, and the expenses incurred by the commission Vouchers for

in editing and preparing said volume shall be paid upon editorial work, vouchers made out and approved by said commission, which by commission. vouchers shall be filed with the auditor of state and be paid

by his warrant drawn in the usual form upon the state treasurer.

SEO. 3. Said commission shall cause to be printed and copies to be bound ten thousand (10,000) copies of said work, and deliver printed.

the same to the adjutant general of the state of Minnesota, To be distrib

who shall, without unnecessary delay, either by personal uted by adjutant general. delivery or by mail or express, deliver one (1) copy thereof, Persons and li.

free from expense, to each surviving soldier of any organibraries to whom zation of Minnesota troops in the said war who shall apply

therefor; but no copy shall be delivered until the adjutant general has satisfied himself of the identity of the soldier who is to receive the same. One (1) copy of the same, upon like request, shall be delivered to the surviving widow, father or mother of any such deceased soldier, and if no widow, father or mother is living, then to the oldest son or daughter, or brother or sister, upon identification to the satisfaction of the adjutant general; and to facilitate such delivery, the adjutant general shall mail to the representative of every such deceased soldier and to every such surviving soldier, whose address may be known or furnished to him, a notice informing him that he is entitled, upon request, to a copy of the said volume free of expense, and shall keep a record of the delivery of such volume to such surviving soldier or representative of such deceased soldier; one (1) copy to each public and college library in the state, and one (1) copy to each state institution; one (1) copy to each school district in the state having a library, and one (1) copy to such libraries of state and foreign governments as are accustomed to exchange public documents with the public library of this state. One hundred (100) copies of the same shall be delivered to the Minnesota Historical Society, and fifty (50) copies to the library of the State University of Minnesota, for exchange.

After the distribution of the copies of the volumes as Copies may be aforesaid, the adjutant general may sell any remaining sold.

copies, at a price not exceeding ten (10) per cent above the actual cost of the same to the state, to any parties desiring to purchase the same, but not more than one (1) copy to any one (1) person; and heshall, at the end of every quarter, render an account to the state auditor of the number of copies he has sold, and pay over the proceeds of such sales to the state treasurer, and the state treasurer shall sign and deliver to him duplicate receipts for the money so paid over, one of which the adjutant general shall retain in his office, and file the other with the state auditor.

SEC. 4. To enable said commission to carry into effect Appropriation the provisions of this act, there shall be and hereby is ap- services. propriated, out of any money in this state treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of three thousand five hundred dollars ($3,500).

SEC. 5. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

Approved April 22, 1891.

CHAPTER 152.

[H. F. No. 283.]

AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR THE REVISION OF THE GENERAL

LAWS OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA.

Revision of
General Laws.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Minnesota :

SECTION 1. The supreme court of the state of Minnesota is hereby authorized and requested to appoint three (3) to appoint three

Supreme court discreet men, learned in law, as commissioners to revise the commissioners. laws of this state.

SEC. 2. Said commissioners so appointed, or any two (2) Commissioners of them, shall prepare a report and submit it to the next to prepare relegislative assembly of the state of Minnesota, and with it legislature. a draft of the laws as revised by them.

SEO. 3. Said commissioners, or any two (2) of them, are appropriation hereby authorized to expend such moneys for clerk hire, clerk hire, printing, stationery, postage and other objects necessary printing, etc. for the purpose of the commission, and for the personal expenses of the commissioners, incurred while absent from their several places of abode, in and about the business of such commission; Provided, That the whole amount of such expenditures shall not exceed the sum of two thousand dollars ($2,000).

SEC. 4. Úpon the presentation of a certificate, signed by To be paid on any two (2) of said commissioners, certifying the amount certificate of due to any person for either of the items herein mentioned, the state auditor is hereby authorized and required to draw warrants

upon the state treasurer for the same, the whole amounts of said warrants not to exceed the sum of two thousand dollars ($2,000).

SEC. 5. This act shall take effect from the date of its approval.

Approved April 20, 1891.

commissioners.

CHAPTER 153.

[H. F. No. 798. ]

Torrens system of land transfers.

AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE APPOINTMENT OF COMMIS

SIONERS TO EXAMINE THE TORRENS AUSTRALIAN SYS-
TEM OF LAND TRANSFERS AND TO MAKE REPORT
THEREOF, AND APPROPRIATING MONEY TO PAY SUCH
COMMISSIONERS.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Minnesota: Governor to ap- SECTION 1. The governor of the state of Minnesota is point three commissioners to in- hereby authorized and requested to appoint three (3) comvestigate.

petent men as commissioners to fully investigate, inquire into and examine what is known as the “Torrens Australian system of land transfers," wherever the same has been

adopted and is in practical operation. Report to be SEC. 2. Said commissioners, so appointed, or any two (2) prepared for the of them, shall prepare a report in detail of the practical

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workings of said Torrens system and fully explaining the same, and submit such report to the next legislative assembly of the state of Minnesota, at the opening of the session, and with it a draft of a bill embodying said system, with a

view to its adoption, if deemed advisable. Appropriation SEO. 3. Said commissioners shall receive as compensaof $500, for ex

tion for their services as such, including all expenses conmissioners. nected therewith, the sum of five hundred dollars ($500),

to be paid by the state treasurer; and the sum of five hundred dollars ($500), payable out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated, is hereby appropriated to carry into effect the provisions of this act.

SEC. 4. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

Approved April 20, 1891.

penses of com

CHAPTER 154.

[S. F. No. 94.]

Boldiers' nonu- AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR THE ERECTION OF A SUITABLE
ment at Gettys-
burg

MONUMENT TO THE FIRST MINNESOTA REGIMENT ON
THE BATTLEFIELD OF GETTYSBURG.

WHEREAS, The government has designated the principal lines of battle of the Union forces upon the historic battlefield of Gettysburg by constructing thereon broad avenues,

upon which our sister states have erected at appropriate places elegant and enduring monuments, marking the positions and containing brief records of the services of their several regiments there engaged; and

WHEREAS, The First Regiment Minnesota Volunteers Reciting heroic represented this state in that battle with unparalleled deeds of First gallantry, resolutely and successfully charging and repel- nesota Voluna ling, in a critical emergency, a force of more than twenty (20) teers, times its numbers, and holding back that force firmly until the emergency had passed, though losing in killed and wounded more than four-fifths () of its men engaged, and without the defection of a single man; and

WHEREAS, Due regard for the dead, and for the wounded and other survivors, and for the credit of the state, requires the erection of a fitting monument at the place where that charge was made, a monument worthy of that regiment and of this state, to whom the regiment and the glory of its matchless valor on that field belong: Therefore,

Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Minnesota :

SECTION 1. That the sum of twenty thousand (20,000) dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary, is hereby of $20,000 thereappropriated out of any money in the treasury not other-for. wise appropriated, to be expended in the construction and erection of a suitable monument to the First Regiment Minnesota Volunteers, to be placed upon Hancock avenue, on the battlefield of Gettysburg, at or near the point from which that regiment on July second (20), one thousand eight hundred and sixty-three (1863), alone and successfully charged two (2) Confederate brigades.

SEC. 2. The money hereby appropriated shall be drawn from the treasury by the governor upon his warrant or requisition therefor.

SEC. 3. The governor is hereby authorized to appoint Three commisthree (3) commissioners, who shall serve without compen- pointed by gove sation, to devise a design and plan of such monument and to ernor to secure contract for its construction and erection. But no design or monument. plan of such monument shall be adopted nor contract for its construction and erection be entered into until the same shall first be approved by the governor. SEC. 4. In connection with such monument a suitable

Provides for a marker, referring to it and to the regiment, may be con- suitable marker structed and placed on that part of the same avenue occu- to be erected. pied by said regiment on July third (3d), one thousand eight hundred and sixty-three (1863), in repelling the charge of the Confederates known as Pickett's charge.

SEO. 5. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its pasage.

Approved April 15, 1891.

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