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In the County of Freeborn, on the fourth Monday of April and the fourth Monday of September in each year.

In the County of Rice, on the first Monday of May and the first Monday of October in each year.

In the County of Goodhue, on the third Monday of May and the third Monday of October in each year.

In the County of Dakota, on the first Monday of June and the first Monday of November in each year.

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

In the County of Steele, on the first Monday of July and the first Monday of December in each year.

6. In the Sixth Judicial District

In the County of McLeod, on the fourth Monday of February in each year.

In the County of Sibley on the first Monday of March and district September in each year.

In the County of LeSueur, on the third Mondays of March and September in each year. .

In the County of Nicollet, on the first Monday of June and the third Monday of November in each year.

In the County of Blue Earth, on the third Mondays of June and December in each year.

In the County of Faribault, on the first Monday of April in each year,

In the County of Brown, on the third Monday of April of each year, and the Judge of this District is hereby empowered to hold further terms of Court, in and for any other county attached to, and made a part of, this District, whenever in his discretion any such term may be expedient and may be required to promote the ends of public justice; but in such case, due notice of any such term shall be given by publication of the same in all the newspapers published in this Dis. trict, at least once a week, for four successive weeks previous to the opening of any such term

Sec. 2. For judicial and other purposes to enforce civil Buchanan, Kans. rights and criminal justice, the counties of Buchanan, Kan- bec and Pinonen abec and Pine are hereby attached to and niade part of the countios attached

" to Chisago counCounty of Chisago, and for that purpose all the officers ne-ty for judicial cessary to effect the same, belonging to the County of Chi-parposes, Manosago, shall have and exercise full jurisdiction, power and mine authority over, and act in and for the counties of Buchanan,..

fth Monroe and IsanKanabec and Pine, as fully as if they were part of the

ti, attached to st. same; and for the like purposes, and to the same extent, the Louis county counties of Manomin Monroe, and Isanti are hereby attached Todd county at

tached to Stearns to the County of St. Louis; and for the like purposes, and to ta the same extent, the County of Todd is hereby attached to the County of Stearns; and for like purposes, and to the Crow Wing, Mille same extent, the counties of Crow Wing, Mille Lac, Itasca, Lac, Itasca, PemPembina and Cass, are hereby attached to the County of counties attached

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the legal exercise of authority of the officers of the counties attached.

Sec. 3. That whenever a Judge of the District Court shall In suits wherein be interested as counsel, or otherwise, in the event of any the judge is interested. another cause or matters pending before said Court, in any county of judge to hear the his District, it shall be the duty of the other District Judges, or

one of them, when thereunto requested by said Judge so interested as aforesaid, to attend and hold the Court wherein such cause or matter is pending, for the trial of the same, and it shall be the duty of the Judge of any District to discharge the duties of the Judge of any other District not his own, when convenient or the public interest requires it.

SEC. 4. All acts and parts of acts inconsistent with this Act, are hereby repealed.

Sec. 5. 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 twelfth, one thousand eight hundred and fisty-eight.

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

August 12, 1858. S I hereby certify the foregoing to be a true copy of the original on file in this office.

Francis Bassen, Secretary of State,

CHAPTER LXVIII.
An Act to prescribe the duties of Attorney General.

SECTION 1. Attorney General to take oath of office and give bond.

2. Certificate of oath and bond to be filed.
3. Required to appear for the State in cases before Supreme Court.
4. Required to appear for the State in any cause on request of Governor or

Legislature.
5. Prosecution of parties for any offence on request of Governor.
6. Prosecution of official Bonds of delinquent officers.
7. Prosecutions of Assessors and other officers connected with revenue laws

for delinquencies.
8. Prosecution of incorporated companies for breach of chartered rights.
9. Proceedings against incorporation where they may instituted.
10. Shall give legal advice when required to State officers named.

SECTION 11. Shall give written opinions upon any question of law on request of the Lem

gislature.
12. Shall advise District Attorneys upon request as to their duties.
13. To prepare forms of contracts, obligations, &c., on request of State officers.
14. Serving writs, mileage and fees to Sheriffs.
5. Upon appeals taken on behalf of State no security to be required.
6. Office to be kept at Capital-Postage expenses to be audited by Auditor

and' paid out of State Treasury.
17. Official register to be kept.
18. Act takes eflect on passage.

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SECTION 1. That each Attorney General elect, before en-Oath of one tering upon the performance of his duties, shall take an oath bond or affirmation before the Supreme Court, or some Judge thereof, to support the Constitution of the United States, and the Constitution of the State of Minnesota, and faithfully to discharge the duties of his office, and shall also give a bond to the State in the sum of five thousand dollars, with two or more sureties, to be approved by the Governor, conditioned, that he will faithfully discharge his duties as aforesaid, and truly pay into the treasury of State, all public moneys which may come into his hands.

Sec. 2. That a certificate of the oath or affirmation so taken shall be filed, together with the bond, in the office of

of Certificateof ontle the Secretary of State, and a record of the same shall be filed made and kept in the said Secretary's office.

Sec. 3. The Attorney General shall appear for the State To appear to in the trial and argument of all causes in the Supreme Court, state before sa(whether of a civil equitable or criminal description) where-preme court in the State may be directly interested

See. 4. That he shall, when required by the Governor or Appearance for Legislature, appear for the State in any Court or tribunal, in stato before other any cause to which the State may be a party or in which the cour State may be directly interested.

Sec. 5. That he shall, upon the written request of the Prosecution of Governor, prosecute any person who may be charged with any indictable offense whatever.

Sec. 6. He shall cause to be prosecuted the official bonds Prosecution of ofof all delinquent officers in which the State may be interested, ficial bonds of de

linquent officers when the same are directed to be put in suit.

Sec. 7. He shall cause to be prosecuted all assessors and Prosecution of asother officers connected with the revenue laws of this State, sessors and tax for all such delinquencies and offenses against those laws as i may come to his knowledge, Said suits to be brought in the District Court of the county in which the defendant or any one or more of the defendants may reside or be found.

Sec. 8. That if it shall come to his knowledge that any incorporated company has offended against the laws of the Prosecutions a,

gainst incorporatState, misused its corporated authority or any of its fran. ed companies for chises or privileges not conferred or surrendered, abandoned violation of charor forfeited its corporated authority or any off its franchises ter or privileges, he shall cause proceedings to be instituted against it.

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Sec. 9. Said prosecutions may be instituted in the Supreme Court of the State, or in the District Court of any county wherein such company may have a place of business, or such officer or officers, person or persons reside or may be found,

Sec. 10. That he shall, when required, give legal advice to

the Governor, the Secretary of State, the Auditor of State, the Legal advice to

Treasurer of State, Warden and Directors of the Penitentiary, and Superintendent and Directors of benevolent insti. tutions and common shools, in all matters relating to their official business.

Sec. 11. He shall also give his written opinion upon any Written opinions

ons question of law, to either House of the Legislature, when required.

SEC. 12. He shall advise the District Attorneys of the State, when requested by them, in all matters appertaining to the duties of their offices.

• Sec. 13. He shall prepare suitable forms of contracts, To prepare forms of contracts &c obligations and other like instruments of writing for the use

of the officers of the State, when requested by the Governor, Secretary, Auditor or Treasurer of State.

Sec. 14. That in all cases brought under the provisions

of this Act, the writ or writs may be sent to the Sheriff of soon to sheriff any county by mail, and returned by him in like manner, for

which the Sheriff shall be allowed the same mileage and fees as if the writ or writs had issued out of the District Court of his own county and been returnable thereto.

Sec. 15. That upon all appeals taken or sued out by the curity from state Attorney General upon behalf of the State, or any of its

officers, no security shall be required.

Sec. 16. That the Attorney General shall keep his office Office of Attorney at the seat of government, to be provided and furnished at General to be at the State's expense, and the accounts for postage upon his capital

official correspondence shall be audited and allowed by the Auditor of State, and paid out of any funds in the State Treasury not otherwise appropriated.

Sec. 17. That he shall keep, in a book to be provided for that purpose, at the State's expense, a register of all actions,

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prosecuted or defended by him officially, together with all
the proceedings had in respect thereof, and also a register of
all written official opinions given by him, which said book
he shall deliver to his successor at the expiration of his
term.
Sec. 18. This Act shall take effect on its passage.

GEORGE BRADLEY,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.

WILLIAM HOLCOMBE,

President of the Senate.

Appeals no se

APPROVED—July twenty-eighth, one thousand eight hundred' and fifty-eight.

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

July 28, 1858. I hereby certify the foregoing to be a true copy of the original on file in this office.

Francis BAASEN, Secretary of State.

CHAPTER LXIX.

An Act regulating Limited Partnership.

Sonox 1. Limited Partnerships for Mercantile, Mechanical or Manufacturing ptur

poses-Prohibition of banking privileges or insurance. 2. General and special partners, liability of. 3. General partners to transact the business. 4. Co-partnerships, certificate for, and what it shall contain. 5. Acknowledgment of certifcate by the parties. 6. Certificate to be filed with Register of Deeds. 7. Affidavit of one or moro of the partners to be filed with certificate. 8. Partnership void until foregoing provisions are complied with. 9. Term of partnership to be published--failure to publish, partnership to be

general. 10. Affidavit of publieation to be filed. 11. Renewal or continuance of partnership, certificato and afidavit to be filed

as before. 12. Dissolution of partnership, caused by changes in name or capital. 13. Business of partnership-how conducted. 14. Suits to be brought against general partners only. 15. Capital stock not to be reduced during partnership-interest on stock. 16. If capital stock has been reduced by paymont of interest, party receiving to

make stock deficit good. 17. Rights of special partoers. 18. Liability of general partners. 19. Fraud on the part of any partner, liable for civil damages, and to indict

ment for misdemeanor. 90. Sales or assignments made in a state of insolvency void as against credi.

tors. 21. Sales or assignments by individual partners of their interest, when insol

vent, void as against creditors of partnership. 1. Special partners violating partnership provisions, or consenting thereto, to

be held liable 29 general partners. 93. In insolvency, (laims of creditors to be satisfied before claims of special

partners.
A. Dissolution of partnerships before specified time-public notice and filing

of afbdavit.
3. Act takes effect from April 1, 1858.

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

SECTION 1. Limited partnership for the transaction of mercantile, mechanical, or manufacturing business within

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