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Who shall vote.

shall be agreeable to the provisions of this act, for the collection of taxes in other years.

§ 39. All persons entitled to vote at general elections, and who shall have resided in said village six months immediately previous to any election therein, shall be entitled to vote at any village election or meeting, authorized by this act.

$ 40. This act shall be considered a public act and may be altered, amended or repealed by any future legislature.

APPROVED, January 27, 1844.

AN ACT to amend an act to incorporate the

trustees of the Prairieville Academy. Be it enacted by the Council and House of Representatives of the Territory of Wisconsin.

§ 1. That the corporate affairs of said Academy shall

hereafter be managed by seven trustees, a majority of Trustees how whom shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of many.

business.

The first election for trustees under this act shall

be on the first Monday of March next, in the manner and when be!d.

for the term prescribed in the act to which this is amendatory.

APPROVED, January 27, 1844.

§ 2.

Ist election

AN ACT to change"the name of Cyrus Manches

ter Hussey Burgess, to Cyrus Manchester Hlussey Lay.

Be it enacted by the Council and House of Representatives of the Territory of Wisconsin :

§ 1. That Cyrus Manchester Hussey Burgess of the town of Southport in the county of Racine and Territory aforesaid shall hereafter be known and recognized by the name of Cyrus Manchester Hussey Lay.

APPROVED, January 27, 1844.

AN ACT to authorize the President and Trus

tees of the village of Southport to discontinue

a street.

Be it enacted by the Council und House of Representatives of the Territory of Wisconsin:

That the president and trustees of the village of Southport be, and they are hereby authorized and empowered to take up and discontinue that portion of Exchange street To vacato in said village, which runs in a diagonal line from the street. south-east corner of block number forty-three, and the north-west corner of block number forty-five, to the east line of Main street, in the South Ward of the said village of Southport.

APPROVED, January 11, 1844.

AN ACT to authorize Jared Lake to build and

maintain a wharf in Lake Michigan, at the village of Southport.

Be it enacted by the Council and House of Representutives of the Territory of Wisconsin, as follows, to wit :

§ 1. That Jared Lake, and such persons as may be associated with him for that purpose, be, and they are hereby authorized to erect a wharf, at the foot of Pearl street, in the village of Southport, and to extend the same a suitable distance into Lake Michigan.

§ 2. The occupancy of that part of Pearl street that lays east of Lake street, is hereby granted to said Lake, and his associates, for the use of said wharf, while the same shall be kept up for such purpose.

§ 3. This act may be altered or repealed at any time by the Legislature.

APPROVED, January 25, 1814.

AN ACT for the relief of the town of Sharon, in

Walworth county. Be it enacted by the Council and House of Representatives of the Territory of Wisconsin :

§ 1. That the acts of the several officers of the town

of Sharon, in Walworth county, shall not be deemed ilA et legalized. legal, by reason of any informality in notifying, or con

ducting the annual town meeting of 1843.

§ 2. Upon application, in writing, of ten or more legal voters for that purpose, it shall be lawful for one of the

supervisors of the said town of Sharon to notify a speMeetings how cial town meeting, at such time and place as he may ap

point, for the purpose of filling any vacancies which may now exist in any of the town offices in said town: Provided, that notices of such meeting, under his hand, shall be posted up at three or more public places in said town for ten days previous to the time of such meeting.

APPROVED, January 11, 1844.

called.

AN ACT to revive and amend an act entitled "An

act to incorporate the town of Platteville," approved February 19, 1841.

Be it enacted by the Council and House of Representatives of the Territory of Wisconsin:

$ 1. That the act entitled "an act to incorporate the Act revived.

town of Platteville," approved February 19, 1841, is hereby revived and declared to be in full force and effect, except as is otherwise provided in this act.

2. That so much of said act as provides for the elec

tion of more than one assessor and one constable is hereand one con. by repealed and only one assessor and one constable shall stable.

be elected by said town.

§ 3. That sections twenty-five, twenty-six and twentySections 25, seven of the act hereby revived are hereby repealed and 26 and 37 re- declared to be of no force or effect whatever. pealed.

APPROVED, January 24, 1844.

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AN ACT to legalize the acts of Rollin Blount, a

Justice of the Peace in Milwaukie county. Be it enacted by the Council and House of Representatives of the Territory of Wisconsin: § 1. That the official acts of Roilin Blount, heretofore

Acts of legali. performed by him as Justice of the Peace in Milwaukie zed. county, shall in no wise be affected for the reason that the official bond of said Rollin Blount was not filed within the time required by law, and that the said acts shall to To be of same all intents and purposes be of the same effect and validity effect as if as if the said bond had been filed.

bond filed. APPROVED, January 27, 1844.

AN ACT making appropriations out of the Ter

ritorial Treasury for the payment of certain debts therein named.

Be it enacted by the Council and Ilouse of Representatives of the Territory of Wisconsin :

§ 1. There shall be paid out of any moneys in the Territorial Treasury the following sums, for the following purposes, to wit:

To John Burr, Deputy Sheriff of Ottowa county, Mich-J. Bun igan, for his services, fees and expenses in apprehending John J. Jackson, a fugitive from justice, indicted in Milwankee county for larceny, and surrendering him to the proper authorities of Milwaukee county, one hundred thirty-two dollars and twenty-three cents.

To John Last for fees as Clerk in the case of the At-J. Last. torney General of the Territory against the bank of Wisconsin, sixty-five dollars and fifty-six cents.

To Charles Fulton for fees as Sheriff in the same case, c. Fulton. eight dollars and twenty-seven cents.

To Seth Rees for fees as Sheriff in the same case, two dollars and thirty-nine cents.

S. Rees. To George Messersmith for fees as Sheriff in the same G. Messer. case, nine dollars and nineteen cents.

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II. N. Wells.

J. S. Bowden.

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liams.

G. Williams,

N. Goodall.

J. Y. Smith.

To Horatio N. Wells for fees for serving subpana in the same case, nine dollars and forty-four cents.

To James S. Bowden for fees for taking deposition in the same case, one dollar and fifty-six cents.

To William A. Prentiss for fees for taking depositions

in the same case, six dollars and fifty cents. Gco. McWil To George McWilliams for fees for taking depositions

in the same case, twenty dollars.

To George Williams, for fees for serving notices in the same case, two dollars. To Nathan Goodall

, for receiving and storing seven boxes of Military Stores, and for postage paid in relation to the same, two dollars and seventy-five cents.

To John Y. Smith for forty days service in 1842 as Commissioner of Public Buildings at five dollars per day, and for nine days services in the same year, as Commissioner of Public Buildings, ať two dollars and fifty cents per day, and for expenses as Superintendant of Territorial property, in attending territorial suits and purchasing Stationery after deducting twelve dollars and 'fifty eiglit cents for inaps and laws sold by him, the sum of two hun-,

dred sixty one dollars and sixty seven cents. Le Grand To Le Grand Rockwell for fees as clerk in the three Rockwell. suits in Walworth county against James D. Doty and

others, one hundred and one dollars, and seventy five cents.

To William A. Prentiss for fees in taking depositions in

the same cases, one dollar and fifty cents. J. Turney. To John Turney for fees in taking depositions in the

same cases, ten dollars. S. Smoker.

To Samuel Smoker for fees in taking depositions in the same cases, ten dollars.

To George Messersinith for fees as Sheriff in the same

cases, twenty eight dollars and fifty seven cents. 0. Aldrich, To Owen Aldrich for fees as Sheriff in the same cases,

fourteen dollars and fifty two cents.

To Joseph Ward for fees as Sheriff in the same cases, nine dollars and fourteen cents.

To Russel H. Mallory for fees as Sheriff in the same cases three dollars and thirteen cents.

To Josiah A. Noonan for fees as witness in the same

cases, eleven dollars and twenty four cents. L. H. Cotton. To Lester H. Cotton for fees as witness in the same

cases, sixteen dollars and forty four cents.

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Geo. Messer. smith.

J. Ward.

R. H. Mallo. ry:

J. A. Noonan

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