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adopted by the people in the manner hereinafter provided, then said quarter section shall be and remain the property of the present county of Iowa, and the said county of Iowa shall be and become liable to pay said loan according to the tenor, terms and consideration on which the same shall be made.

Sec. 4. The county commissioners of the county of Iowa are hereby authorized to borrow at a rate of interest not exceedicg ten per centum per annum, an additional sutn of two hundred dollars, with which they shall, by the first day of May next, select aod enter or purchase a quarter section of land in sections twenty-one, twenty-two, or fifteen, in town six, of range three east; and the quarter section thus selected and entered ot purchased shall be the county seat of the county of Montgomery, and if this act shall be adopted by the people in the manner hereinafter provided, the said quarter section in town six, of range three

east, shall be and remain the property of the said county of Montib.

gomery, and in consideration thereof the said county of Montgomery shall be and become liable to pay said last aforesaid loan, according to the tenor, terms and conditions on which the same shall be made. And if this act shall not be adopted by ihe people in the manner hereinafter provided, then said quarter section shall be and remain the property of the present county of Iowa; and the said county of Iowa shall be and become liable to pay said loan according to the tenor, terms and conditions on

which the same shall be made. Commission.'

Sec. 5. The county commissioners, so soon as they shall ers to give no have made such selections and entries shall give public notices in

some newspaper of general circulation in said county, of the two quarter sections aforesaid, which they shall have selected and ectered or purchased.

See. 6. At the general annual election to be held in Septem

bet next, all the voters in said county of Iowa, authorized by law Electors to to vole fot delegate to Congress, shall vote for or against this act Vote for or by depositing a ballot with the judges of election, on which shall

be written or printed the words “ For the county division law," or “ Against the county division law," which ballots shall be can'vassed and returned in the manner provided by law for cantvassing and returning the votes for county officers, and the result of said election shall be published by the clerk of the board of

tice.

county commissioners of Iowa county, in some newspaper of gen-
eral circulation in said county.

Sec. 7. If a majority of said voters shall approve of this act as
aforesaid then the Legislature of Wisconsin, at its next session,
shall provide by law for the full organization of said counties, and
this act shall go into effect from and after said organization.

Sec. 8. In case this act shall be approved by the people as aforesaid, the debts and liabilities of the county of Iowa shall be Debts how didivided between said 'counties, and each of said counties shall vided. pay such a proportion of said debts and liabilities as their population, respectively to be ascer tained by the next census to be taken, shall bear to the whole population of lowa county, and all the property and effects of said county shall be divided between said counties in the same proportion,

APPROVED Jan. 31, 1846.

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AN ACT to re-organize certain towns in Jefferson

county.
BE IT ENACTED by the Council and House of Representatives
of the Territory of Wisconsin:

SECTION 1. That township seven, north of range fourteen
east, and the west half of township eight, in the same range, shall
hereafter constitute the town of Aztalan.

Sec. 2. That township eight, north of range sixteen east, shall constitute the town of Ixonia; and the first town meeting shall be held at the house of Benjamin Piper, on the first Tuesday of April next.

Sec. 3. That township seven, north of range sixteen east, shall coustitute the town of Concord; and the next town meeting shall be held on the first Tuesday of April next, at the house of Kellogg, at the junction of the Watertown and Aztalan roads.

SEQ. 4. That the said towns shall each be entitled to and en

joy all the rights and privileges which are granted by law to the other towns of this Territory.

Sec. 5. That all acts and parts of acts contravening the provisions of this act be, and the same are hereby repealed; and thiş act shall take effect from and after its passage.

APPROVED January 21st, 1816.

AN ACT to organize certain towns therein named,

BE IT ENACTED by the Council and House of Representatives of the Territory of Wisconsin:

Section 1. That all that part of the present town of Union in Towns how the county of Rock, comprised in the north half of township three, constituted.

north of range ten easi, and the south half of town three, north of range ten easi, in the lown of Ceutre be set off and or. ganized into a separate town by the name of Magnolia. The first election shall be held at the house of Joseph Prendiss.

Sec. 2. That all that part of the present town of Union in the county of Rock, comprised in the norih half of township three, north of range eleven east, and all of township four, vorth of range eleven east, except sections six, seven, eighteen, and the west half of sections five, eigbt and seventeen be set off and organized into a separate town by the name of Oak, and the first election shall be held at the house of John Winston. The first election in the town of Union sball held at the school house near the Union post ofice.

SEC, 3. That all that part of the county of Walworth com: prised in section thirty-six, in the town of Elk-Horn, section one, in the town of Delevan, section six, in the town of Geneva, and section thirty-one, in the town of La Fayelie, is hereby set off and organized into a separate town by the name of Elk-Horn, and the first town meeting shall be held at the court house in said town.

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Sec. 4.' That townsizip three, noul of range sixteen easi, ex: cept section thirty-six, now called Elk-florn, shall hereafter be known and distinguished as the town of Sugar Creek, and the first lown meeting to be held at the house of S. II. Tibbits, which town shall be entitled to all the records of the town of Elk-Horn, as heretofore organized.

Sec.5. That township one, and the south half of township two, north of range thirteen east, shall constitute a seperate town, and shall be known by the name of Turile, and the first town meeting shall be held at the school bouse near Lewis' mills.

Sec. 6. That township iwo, north of range fourteen east, shall
constitute a separate town, and shall be known by the name of
Bradford, and the first town meeting shall be held at the house of
Williain Hagnard.

Sec. 7. That township iwo, north of range ten east,
stitute a separate town, and shall be known by the name of Spring
Valley, and the first town meeting shall be held at the house of
Nicholas E. Phelps.

Sec. 8. That township one, north of range ten east, and town; ship one, north of range eleven east, shall constitute a separate lown and shall be known by the name of Newark, and the first town meeting shall be held at the house of ļ. D. Marvin.

Sec. 9. That all that district of country comprised in town. ship four, north of range 'wenty-one east, and the east half of township four, north of range twenty east, in Racine county, be, and the same hereby is organized into a separate town to be called Black Hawk, and the first town meeting in şaid town shall be held at the house of Elisha Raymond.

Sec. 10. That allibat district of country comprised in town: ship three, north of range twenty-one east, and the east half of townsbip Ihree, north of range iweniy east, in Racine county, be, and the same hereby is organized into a separate town 10 be called The town of Yorkville, and the first town meeting in said town shall be held at the house of E. Adams,

Sec. 11. That all that part of the county of Fond du Lac embraced in township sixteen, range fifteen, and the west half of range sixteen, and that part known as the north half of town fif. 1cen, range fifteen, and sections four, five, six, seven, eight, nine, and sixteen, seventeen and eighteen of town fifteen, range sixteen,

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bę organized into a separate town in the county of Fond du Lac, by the name of Rosendale, and that the first annual ineeling shall be held on the first Tuesday of April next, at the house of Samuel Sanburn, at the bour fixed by law,

Sec. 12. That all that part of the town of Fond du Lac, in the county of Fond du Lac, embraced in township fourteen, north of range sixteen easi, be organized into a separale town by the name of Lime, and the first town meeting in said town shall be held on the first Tuesday of April next, al ibe house of Russel Wilkinson, in said town, at the lime established by law..

Src. 13. That all that part of the town of Waupom, in the county of Fond du Lac, known as town fifteen, range fourteen, and the north half of town fourteen, range fourteen, shall be organized into a separate town by the name of Metornon, and the first town meeting shall be beld at the house of Francis D. Bow. man, on the first Tuesday of April nexi, at the time fixed by law.

Sec. 14. The said several towns shall be entitled to all the rights and privileges which other towns are entitled to by law, and the next town meeting in the said towns shall be held at the time prescribed by law for holding town meetings.

Sec. 15. That in case any town established by this or any act Duty of clerk passed during the present session, shall neglect or refuse to orga. of supervisors. nize and elècı town officers at the April town meeting, in such

case it shall be the duty of the clerk of the board of supervisors of each county to attach such town to some adjoining town which is organized, and such town for all purposes shall be considered a part of the town to which it is attached for the time being, any thing in any law to the contrary notwithstanding.

Sec. 16. So much of any act or acts of this Territory as conflicts with the provisions of this act is hereby repealed.

APPROVED February 2, 1846,

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