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“Act to provide for aiding in the construction of the Milwaukee
AN ACT to organize the counties of Calumet and
Be it enacted by the Council and House of Representatives of the Territory of Wisconsin: Organized for $ 1. That from and after the first Monday of April next county purpo- - ses. the counties of Calumet and Winnebago, shall be organized for all purposes of county government, and the people therein shall be entitled to all the benefits and privileges heretofore possessed and exercised by the citizens of other counties in this Territory, organized for county purposes. First election. § 2. The first election of county and township officers shall be held on the first Monday in April next, at the school house in Manchester, at which time and place, the citizens may assemble at twelve o'clock, meridian, on said day, and proceed with the election in the manner provided by law. The returns of the first election shall be made to the clerk of the board of commissioners of Fond du Lac county, who shall proceed to canvass the votes and issue certificates of election, in the manner provided by law.
Attached to § 3. The said counties of Calumet and Winnebago shall reBrown county for judicial purposes, shall pay eight per cent. of all taxes collected in said county of Calumet and Winnebago, annually into the treasury of the county of
Brown, to defray the expenses of courts,
main attached for judicial purposes, to the county of Brown, and
§ 4. After the officers of said counties shall be duly chosen and Books papers, qualified, it shall be the duty of the officers of the county of Brown, ††, having charge of the same, to deliver on demand, to the board of whom kept. commissioners of said counties of Calumet and Winnebago, all books, papers, and other property in their possession, belonging to said counties. § 5. The register of deeds of Calumet and Winnebago coun- o of - - - -- - eeds may take ties, shall have the privilege of transcribing from the records copies of rec. of the county of Brown, free from charge, any record of convey- to: Brown ance of land in the said counties of Calumet and Winnebago, and that such transcripts, duly certified by the register of deeds, shall be as good and sufficient evidenceof such conveyance in any courts of this Territory, as certified copies of the original record. § 6. The jurisdiction of the judges of probate, justices of the In all attached peace, and constables of the several counties of the Territory, at- i. of tached to other counties for judicial purposes, shall extend only i. to the limits of the several counties for which they may be appoint- &c., limited. ed, and appeals from the decisions of courts of probate, and of justices of the peace, in any of said counties, so attached, shall be made to the district court of the counties to which they may be attached for judicial purposes: Provided, that in all criminal cases before any justice of the peace in any such attached counties, it shall be lawful for the justice to issue warrants for the commitment of any person brought before him, for examination, to the jail of the county, to which such counties may be attached for judicial purposes. APPROVED, February 18, 1842.
AN ACT to provide for laying out the several
§ 1. That H. R. Hunter, David C. Powers, and A. L. Castle-Mineral Point - - - ... . , to Milwaukee. man, are hereby appointed commissioners to lay out a Territorial road from Mineral Point, in the county of Iowa, to Milwaukee.
Menomonee mills to Dacotah.
Road from Milwaukee to Blue Mounds extended'west.
Law of 1842 extended. ...,
§ 2. That Hiram J. Allen, Phineas J. Lawrence, Jr., and Charles Bruce, are hereby appointed commissioners to lay out a territorial road from the Menomonee Mills, in Crawford county, to Dacotah, St. Croix county; and the county commissioners of St. Croix county are authorized to fill any vacancy which may occur in the commissioners to locate said road. § 3. That Elbert Dickason, Richard F. Rising, and Isaac Closson, be and they are hereby appointed commissioners to locate and establish a Territorial road, as follows: commencing at such point on Rock river, on section twenty-four, in town eleven, of range fifteen or sixteen, as they may think best, and from thence running by Closson's settlement, in Dodge county, and terminating at Dickason's mills in Portage county. §4. The Territorial road located and established under an act entitled “an act to locate and establish a Territorial from the town of Milwaukee to the Blue Mounds,” approved December 8th, 1836, is hereby extended from its present termination west, as the present travelled way leads, and in and upon the same until it intersects the military road from Fort Crawford to Fort Howard, in town six, north, range six east, and said extension of said road shall hereafter be a Territorial road, to all intents and purposes, and it shall be the duty of supervisors of roads for the district within which said road lies, to cause the same to be opened and kept in repair in the same way and manner as other Territorial roads are. § 5. That the time limited by law for the survey and filing the plats of the several Territorial roads mentioned in the seventh and eighth sections of an act entitled “An act provide for laying out end establishing Territorial roads therein named,” approved January 13, 1840, is hereby extended to the first day of June, 1842, and the commissioners appointed to lay out and establish said roads, are hereby required to make returns and file the plats of the same or any part thereof on or before the said first day of June, 1842, and the roads or parts thereof, so surveyed and laid out,
shall be from the time of making the returns of the survey of the
same, public highways, and the acts of said commissioners, done
within the time herein limited, in accordance with the provisions of an act entitled “An act to provide for laying out and opening Territorial roads and for other purposes,” shall be valid as if done within the time heretofore limited by law.
§ 6. That Cyrus Curtis, James Y. Watson, and William Bar- .joy. stow, are hereby appointed commissioners to lay out and estab-son. lish a Territorial road, commencing at Prairie Village, in Milwaukee county, and running thence westerly on the south of the heavily timbered lands lying between Prairie Village and Rock river, by the nearest and best route, crossing the Scuppernung creek in township five north, range sixteen east, and terminating at Fort Atkinson, in Jefferson county.
§ 7. That Nathaniel Perry, David Johnson, and Clark Dickin- .o son, are hereby appointed commissioners to lay out and establish from Depere to a Territorial road from Fond du Lac, in the county of Fond du Knaggs' ferry. Lac, to intersect the Territorial road from Depere to Knaggs' ferry, between said ferry and Little Butte des Morts, in the county of Brown, crossing the Fox river at or near Oshkosh, in the county of Brown.
§ 8. That John Metcalf, Andrew Garrison, and Chester Mat- Helenato the son, be and they are hereby appointed commissioners to locate and e118. establish a Territorial road, commencing at the Wisconsin river opposite the town of Helena, and from thence running on the most eligible route by the Honey creek mill in Sauk county, and the river settlement to a point in the bluffsettlement on Prairie du Sac, where the travelled road now ascends the bluff betwixt the residence of John Hover, sen. and Prescott Brigham, and thence crossing the Barrabois river at the lower rapids of the same and terminating at or near the dells on the Wisconsin river.
§ 9. That William Johnson, Albert Jamison, and George Car- o, jok gill, be and they are hereby appointed to locate and establish a Dells. Territorial road, commencing at the Honey creek mill in Sauk county, and from thence running northerly near the residence of William Johnson, on Otter Creek, and ascending the bluffs between the residence of John C. Kellogg and Albert Jamison, to the saw mill on the Barrabois river, and from thence to a point on the Wisconsin river at or near the dells.
Fox river to Wisconsin rive er.
§ 10. That A. Barker, Ebenezer Childs, and John L. Morse, be and are hereby appointed commissioners to locate and establish
a Territorial road, commencing opposite the town of Green Bay,
Beloit to Monroe.
on the Fox river, thence running by the Oneida settlement, on
entitled “An act to provide for laying out and opening Territorial
roads, and for other purposes,” approved January 11, 1840. -
nebago to Ford Crawford. * , , , , - . . . . . . . **