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a true and certified copy of the map or plat of said village now on record in the district court in the county of Brown, and cause the same to be recorded in the office of the register of deeds in said county of Sheboygan. Sec. 2. Said record, when made pursuant to the preced. Copy to be

legal eviing section, shall be, for all purposes, as legal and valid as if dence. the same had been originally made in said Sheboygan county; and said record, or a certified copy. thereof, shall be received in all courts as evidence to establish the lines and boundaries of lots, blocks, streets, and alleys in said village.

WILLIAM SHEW,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.
MASON C. DARLING,

President of the Council.
APPROVED, February 8, 1847.

HENRY DODGE.

AN ACT

Tò provide for levying a tax on the towns of

Summit and Oconomewoc, in the county of
Waukesha,

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

SECTION 1. That the board of supervisors for the county of Waukesha are hereby authorized to levy that portion of the tax of the town of Summit for the year 1842 which remains unpaid, upon the assessment of the towns of Summit and Oconomewoc for the year 1847, in a manner that each town shall pay, together with what has been paid of said tax,

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the same amount that by their valuation they were required
to pay in the year 1842.

WILLIAM SHEW,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.
MASON C. DARLING,

President of the Council.
APPROVED, February 8, 1847.

HENRY DODGE.

AN ACT

To amend an act entitled “an act to incorporate

the village of Prairieville, and for other purposes."

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Penalty for violation of ordinance.

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

Section 1. In all cases in relation to which, by the provi. sions of said act, the trustees have power to enact or pass nances, or bye-laws, in relation to any subject, they may prescribe a penalty for the violation of such ordinance or byelaw, not exceeding fifty dollars, for any one offence in the violation or non observance thereof, and may also provide that in default of payment of any judgment rendered for such violation or non observance, the offender shall be imprisoned for such term as they may by such ordinance direct, not exceeding thirty days, for which purpose the said village shall have the use of the jail of the county of Waukesha, for the imprisonment of any person liable to be imprisoned ; and all persons committed to said jail by the marshal, or any other officer, shall be under the charge of the sheriff of said county:

Provided, said village shall pay the expense of keeping and
maintaining such person.
Sec. 2. That the corporate name of the village of Prairie-

Changing cor. ville, in the county of Waukesha, be, and the same is hereby porato name. changed to that of Waukesha, and by that name the said village shall be hereafter known and designated. Sec. 3. That the name of the town of Prairieville, in the

Changing county of Waukesha, be, and the same is hereby changed to name of town. Waukesha, and by that name shall be hereafter known and designated.

WILLIAM SHEW,
Speaker of the House of Representatires.
MASON C. DARLING,

President of the Council.
APPROVED February 8, 1847.

HENRY DODGE.

AN ACT

To establish a highway in the town of Prairie

du Chien, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Council and House of Representatives of the Territory of Wisconsin:

SECTION 1. That the embanked road and bridge lately costructed between those parts of the town of Prairie du

A certain road Chien, in the county of Crawford, known as the old French declared highvillage and St. Friole, be, and is hereby declared to be a pub- way. lic highway and the supervisors of the road districts in which said highway is situated, is hereby directed to work the said road, and keep the same in repair in the same manner as other highways in their district.

Sec. 2. The inhabitants of said town of Prairie du Chien shall have the right to work out the poll tax assessed upon them, upon said highway, between the old French village and St. Friole.

WILLIAM SHEW,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.
MASON C. DARLING,

President of the Council. APPROVED February 8, 1847.

HENRY DODGE.

AN ACT

To legalize the acts of Daniel Pirece. Be it enacted by the Council and House of Representatives of the Territory of Wisconsin :

Section 1. That the official acts of Daniel Pierce, of the town of Hudson, in the county of Walworth, as commissioner of highways, during the years 1845, and 1846, shall be as legal and valid as if he had been duly elected and qualified, and his said acts shall not be questioned, or deemed invalid for any informality, or illegality in his election or appointment.

WILLIAM SHEW,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.
MASON C. DARLING,

President of the Council. APPROVED February 8, 1847.

HENRY DODGE.

AN ACT

To authorize the construction of certain dams

across the Milwaukee river.

Be it enacted by the Council and House of Representatives of the Territory of Wisconsin : SECTION 1. That Michael Bratt, his associates, succes

Dam where to sors and assigns, be, and hereby are authorized to build be built. and maintain a dam across the Milwaukee river, upon any land owned by them upon section thirty-four, of township twelve, north of range twenty-one, east, in the county of Washington, and to make use of the water for hydraulic purposes. Sec. 2. That Phineas M. Johnson, and the other rightful

Dam where to owners of the northeast quarter of section twenty-four, in be built. town ten, north of range twenty-one, east, in Washington county, their associates, successors and assigns, are hereby authorized to build and maintain a dam across the Milwaukee river, upon the quarter section above named, and to make use of the water for hydraulic purposes, agreeably to a decree of the district court of said county, confirming a partition of the respective interests. Sec. 3. That the rightful owners of the southeast quar- Dam where to

be built. ter of section twenty-four, of town ten, north of range twenty-one, east, in Washington county, their associates, succes. sors, and assigns, be, and hereby are authorized to build and maintain a dam across the Milwaukee river, upon said

quar. ter section, and to make use of the water for hydraulic purposes, in proportion to their respective interests. Sec. 4. That Benjamin H. Mooers, and the other rightful Dam where to

be built. owners of section twenty-five, of town ten, north of range twenty-one, east, in Washington county, their associates, successors or assigns, are hereby authorized to build and maintain a dam across the Milwaukee river, upon any land by them

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