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6. To appoint a secretary, and such other officers as they shall deem expedient, who shall hold their offices during the pleasure of the trustees :

7. To prescribe the duties and fix the salaries of all the officers of said corporation; and to remove or suspend them from office, for incapacity, immoral conduct, or misbehavior in office; and to appoint another in place of such person or officer so removed or suspended :

8. To make all ordinances and bye-laws necessary and proper to carry into effect the powers herein granted, and not inconsistent with the constitution of the United States or the laws of Wisconsin.

Sec. 6. No religious test or qualification shall be required No religious from any trustee or other officer of said corporation as a condition for admission to any privileges in the same; nor shall any religious tenets or opinions be taught in said seminary. Sec. 7. The county of Green is hereby authorized to be- County of

Green may come a stockholder in said corporation to amount of the value

take stock. of such real estate as may have been donated to said county for the purpose of the establishment of a seminary of learning, and to such other amount as the said county may deem proper; and the county commissioners of said county shall be entitled at the election of the trustees of said corporation to cast the number of votes to which said county may be entitled by the second section of this act.

Sec. 8. The legislature shall have full power to alter, amend, or repeal this act at any time without any judicial investigation.

Sec. 9. That the act of the legislative assembly entitled "An act to incorporate the Green County Seminary," approved January 12, 1838, be and the same is hereby repealed.

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

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

HENRY DODGE.

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To incorporate the Lutheran Evangelical Church

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

Section 1. That Carll Will, Michael Heuer, John Kuenth, and Michael Bellin, and their associates, together with such persons as may be hereafter associated with them, and their

successors be, and they are hereby created a body politic and Namo and

corporate, with perpetual succession, by the name of the Lulstyle of the theran Evangelical Trinity Church and Society of the town corporation.

of Mequon, and by that name shall be competent to contract and be contracted with, to sue and be sued, to answer and be answered unto, in all courts of law and equity; acquire, hold, possess, and enjoy, and to sell and convey, and dispose of property, both real and personal: Provided, that nothing herein contained shall authorize the corporation hereby created, to purchase, sell, or deal in any property except for purchases connected with the erection, completion, or repairing of a house of public worship, school house, burying ground,

and parsonage, or for purposes connected therewith. . Power of trus.

Sec. 2. That the trustees of said society, or any three of them, shall have power to call a meeting of said church, by giving ten days' notice of the time and place of holding said meeting, by posting up notices in three public places in the town of Mequon, or by giving such other notice as the said church shall at any annual meeting prescribe.

Sec. 3. That said church shall have power to form a Power of

constitution, and enact bye-laws for its government, to prescribe the number and title of its officers, and to define their powers and duties, and such other powers for governing and promoting the welfare and interest of said church, as may

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necessary and not inconsistent with the laws of the territory or state of Wisconsin.

Sec. 4. Said church shall keep a full and complete record Records to be of all ordinances, bye-laws, rules, and regulations made by them, and shall keep a full and complete record of all notices, elections, and a full record of all names of such persons as shall become, or be elected officers of said church, and of all moneys received, paid out, or expended by them, or any of them, in and about the affairs of said church, which said record shall always be open to inspection and examination, to the members of said church, and shall be be competent evidence of the facts therein contained, in any court.

Sec. 5. This act may at any time be altered, amended, or repealed by the legislature of the territory or state of Wisconsin.

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

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

HENRY DODGE.

1 AN ACT

To authorize Samuel H. Farnsworth, to build

and maintain a dam across Wolf river.

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

Section 1. That Samuel H. Farnsworth, his successors, sociates or assigns, is hereby authorized and empowered to erect and maintain a dam and boom on the Wolf river, on or between fractional sections twenty-four and twenty-five, in township

number twenty-seven, north of range fifteen, east, and about one hundred and fifty miles from the mouth of said river, and and to make use of the water power thus created, for mills, machinery and other hydraulic purposes.

Sec. 2. Said dam shall not exceed seven feet in height above high water mark and in some suitable place, there shall be a good and sufficient slide, so as to admit the passage of all such rafts, crafts or canoes, as may navigate the said river.

Sec. 3. This act shall be subject to all the provisions of the act approved January 13, 1840, concerning mills and mill dams.

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

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

HENRY DODGE.

AN ACT

To change the place of holding the district court

in the county of Brown.

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

SECTION 1. That the October term of the district court in and for the county of Brown shall hereafter, and until otherwise provided by law, be held at the town of Green Bay.

Sec. 2. That all writs, process, and proceedings of said court, now returnable at Depere, shall hereafter be made re,

turnable at Green Bay, and shall be as valid as if the several courts in said county were held at the court house in Depere.

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

President of the Council. APPROVED, February 10, 1847.

HENRY DODGE.

AN ACT

To change the name of certain towns therein

named.

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

SECTION 1. That the name of the town of Lime in the county of Fond du Lac be and the same hereby is changed to Oakfield, and by that name the said town shall be hereafter known and designated.

Sec. 2. That the name of the town of Wright, in Washington county, be and the same is hereby changed to Hartford, and by that name the said town shall be hereafter known and designated.

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

President of the Council. APPROVED, February 10, 1847.

HENRY DODGE.

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