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statement of the receipts and disbursements of the treasury statement to the reg. for the preceding year, ending on the last day of the month islature previous to the one during which the Legislature shall com

mence its annual sessions ; also of the unexpended balances (if any there be) of the several appropriations, the amount remaining in the treasury, the amount of bills or warrants issued and not redeemed (if any there be) and shall report the same to each branch of the Legislaturé, on the third day of its session, together with such remarks on the finances of the State, as he shall deem proper for the consideration of

the Legislature. Exhibit of books

Sec. 12. That whenever required, the Auditor shall on requirement submit his books, accounts and vouchers to the inspection of the legislature of the Legislature, or any Committee thereof appointed for

that purpose,

Sec. 13. The Board of Supervisors of the several townSupervisors to ships shall furnish the Auditor of State with copies of their furnish plats of several township plats, free of charge, together with such

other information in relation to the original entry, purchase or grant as will enable him to know what lands are or may become subject to taxation.

Sec. 14. The Auditor shall deliver to any person applying Certified copies therefor, a certified copy of any survey, or any other docu

ment in his office, and all such copies certified by the Auditor, under the official seal, shall be received as legal evidence in all Courts and places within this State.

Sec. 15. That the person applying for such copy shall pay ten cents for each hundred words contained therein, and twenty-five cents for each plat of survey laid down in

townships

thereof

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such copy

Sec. 16. That the Auditor of State shall transmit to the Lands subject to Register of Deeds of each county, on or before the first day taxation within of April in each year, a list of lands within such county, the previous year which shall have become subject to taxation within the pre

ceding year, agreeable to the information by him received from the several land offices in the State.

Sec. 17. The Auditor of State shall from time to time

prepare and transmit to the Register of Deeds, such general Forms and in

forms and instructions, in conformity with the laws in force, structions for as- as in his opinion may be necessary to secure uniformity in sessing and col- assessing, charging, collecting and accounting for the public lecting tax

revenue and assessors and treasurers shall observe such forms and instructions.

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Sec. 18. The Auditor of State is hereby authorized to Remission of

remit any penalty for the non-payment of taxes, when satisalty for non-pay-fied that the same is improperly charged, or that such p.: nalty

occurred in consequence of the negligence or error of any officer required to do any duty relative to the levy and collection of such taxes; and may from time to time correct all errors which he shall discover in the duplicate of taxes assessed in any county.

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ment of taxes

Sec. 19. That the Auditor of State shall annually make out and transmit to the Register of Deeds of each county, into State tress.

County taxes paid on or before the first day of May, a statement of the taxes ury paid into the State Treasury during the preceding year, and belonging to such county; and the sums named in such statement may, at any time thereafter, be drawn from the treasury by the treasurers of the respective counties.

Sec. 20. The Auditor of State may appoint a Chief Clerk, whose appointment shall be evidenced by a certificate there. Chief clerk, ap

pointment of, under the official seal of the Auditor, and shall continue during the pleasure of the Auditor.

Sec. 21. That the Chief Clerk previous to entering upon the duties of his appointment, shall give bond, with two or

Bond of clerk more securities, in the penal sum of ten thousand dollars, payable to the State of Minnesota, and conditioned for the faithful performance of the duties of his office.

Sec. 22. That in case of the absence or inability of the Auditor, the Chief Clerk shall do and perform the several duties Duties of clerk required of the Auditor.

Sec. 23. That the expense of procuring the books directed by this Act to be procured, and the copies of entries, sur- Expenses of office veys and other documents from the land offices, and all other to be paid out of

contingent fund contingent expenses of his office, shall be paid by the Auditor, out of the contingent fund appropriated for the use of said office.

Sec. 24. That if any County Treasurer, or other officer concerned in the collection of the State revenue, shall fail to collect, fail to make proper return, fail to make settlement, Failuro of county or fail to pay over all moneys by him received and belonging treasurer to reto the State, at the time and in the manner required by law, the port or para

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auditor Auditor of State shall, at the expiration of fifteen days next, after the expiration of the time within in which such are by law required to be performed, transmit to the Register of Deeds of the proper county, a statement of the sum claimed by the State from such delinquent officer, with directions to such Register of Deeds to proceed against such delinquent officer, and his securities in the manner prescribed by law: Provided, That when the Auditor of State shall be satisfied that such default results from some inevitable accident, and not from the negligence of such officer, he may at his discretion postpone the instructions for bringing suit for any time not exceeding sixty days.

Sec. 25. The Auditor is authorized to administer an oath to accountants and witnesses, in support of the justice of Authorised toad. such accounts as may be exhibited to him for liquidation, and to certify the same accordingly. Sec. 26. No claim, draft or warrant from the Governor or

na any one else, ercept the certificates, for the services of mem-dited before mare bers and officers of the Legislature, shall be paid by the mont by trower Treasurer antil such claim, draft or warrant shall have been ® entered in the Auditor's office.

minister oaths

expenses

Sec. 27. The salary of the Chief Clerk in the Auditor of Salary of chief alerk-contingent

State's office, shall be eight hundred dollars per anuum, pay. able annually, and the sum of five hundred dollars is hereby appropriated annually for contingent expenses of said office,

and the payment of extra clerk. Violation of pro

Sec. 28. Any Auditor of State or other officer, who shall visions of this violate any of the provisions of this Act, shall be liable, on chapter. conviction thereof before some competent Court, to be pun.

ished by imprisonment in the State Prison for a period of not
less than one year, or more than ten years.
Sec. 29. This Act shall take effect immediately.

GEORGE BRADLEY,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.

WILLIAM HOLCOMBE,

President of the Senate. APPROVED--July twenty-tbird, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-eight.

HENRY H, SIBLEY.

Secretary'S

OF Sinnesota, }

I hereby certify the foregoing to be a true copy of the original on file in this office.

Francis BAASEN, Secretary of State.

CHAPTER LXVI.

An Act Regulating the Hours of Manual Labor.

SEOT101 1. Hours of labor limited to ton hours daily, for women and children in fac

tories, workshops, &c.-Penalty. 3. Ten hours to be considered a day's work, where there is no express contract 3. Fines for violation of this Act, to go into school fund. 4. Act takes etfect on passage.

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

Section 1. That in all manufactories, work-shops, and Ten hours a days other places used for mechanical or manufacturing purposes work for women in the State of Minnesota, where children under the age of and children, penalty against

eighteen years and women are employed, the time of labor of employers for vio- the persons aforesaid, shall not exceed ten hours for each bation of this act day, and any owner, stockholder, overseer, employer, clerk

or foreman, who shall compel any woman or any child under eighteen years of age to labor in any day exceeding ten

occur, and

hours, or shall permit any child under the age of fourteen, to labor in any factory, work-shop, or other place used for mechanical or manufacturing purposes, for more than ten hours in any one day, where such owner, stockholder, overseer, employer, clerk or foreman has control, such person so offending, shall be liable to a prosecution in the name of the State of Minnesota, before any Justice of the Peace, or Court of competent jurisdiction of the county wherein the same sball

upon

conviction thereof, be fined in any sum not less than ten or more than one hundred dollars. Sec. 2. That in all engagements to labor in any mechani-,

Ten hours a days cal or manufacturing business, a day's work, when the con-labor when there tract of labor is silent upon the subject, or when there is no is no contract express contract, shall consist of ten hours, and all agreements, contracts or engagements, in reference to such labor, shall be so construed.

Sec. 3. That whenever a fine shall be collected in accordance with the first Section of this Act, the same shall be paid over to the County Treasurer [of the county) wherein the trial may be had, and the same shall be by them disbursed for the benefit of common schools.

Sec. 4. This Act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

GEORGE BRADLEY,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.

WILLIAM HOLCOMBE,

President of the Senate. APPROVED—August the second, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-cight.

HENRY H. SIBLEY. SECRETARY'S OFFICE, Minnesota,

August 2, 1858. I hereby certify the foregoing to be a true copy of the original on file in this office.

Francis Bassen, Secretary of State.

CHAPTER LXVII.
An Act to Establish the Terms of the District Court of

the State of Minnesota.

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Section 1. General Terms of the District Court.

2. Certain Counties attached to others for judicial purposes.
3. In suits where the District Judge in ay be interested, other District Judge

required to act, on request made.

Repoal of acts inconsistont. 5. Act takes effect on passage.

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

Section 1. The general Terms of the District Court shall be held at the times and places following:

In the first district

1. . In the First Judicial District

In the County of Washington, on the first Monday of April, and the first Monday of November in each year.

In the County of Chisago, on the fourth Monday of April and the second Monday of October in each year.

In the County of Anoka, on the fourth Monday of May in each year.

In the County of St. Louis, on the first Monday of August in each year.

In the second district

2. In the Second Judicial District

In the County of Ramsey, on the first Monday of May and the second Mouday of September in each year,

In the third district

3. In the Third Judicial District,

In the County of Wabashaw, on the third Monday of April and the second Monday of October in each year.

In the County of Olmsted, on the first Monday of May, and the third Monday of October in each year,

In the County of Houston, on the third Monday of May and the first Monday of November of each year.

In the County of Fllmore, on the first Monday of June and the second Monday of November in each year,

In the County of Winona, on the third Monday of June and the fourth Monday of November in each year.

In the fourth district

4. In the Fourth Judicial District,

In the County of Stearns, on the second Monday after the first Tuesday in March and September.

In the County of Wright, on the fourth Monday after the first Tuesday in March and September.

In the County of Meeker, on the fifth Monday after the first Tuesday in March and September.

In the County of Carver, on the sixth Monday after the first Tuesday in March and September.

In the County of Hennepin, on the eighth Monday after the first Tuesday in March, September and December.

In the County of Benton, on the thirteenth Monday after the first Tuesday in March and September.

In the County of Morrison, on the fifteenth Monday after the first Tuesday in March and September.

In the County of Crow Wing, on the sixteenth Monday after the first Tuesday in March and September.

5. In the Fifth Judicial District

In the County of Waseca, on the first Monday of April and the first Monday of September of each year.

In the County of Dodge, on the second Monday of April and the second Monday of September in each year.

In the County of Mower, on the third Monday of April and the third Monday of September in each year.

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