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(Act to provide for aiding in the construction of the Milwaukee and Rock River Canal,” approved February 26th, 1839; the fourth section of the act to amend said act, approved January 11, 1840, and the second and third sections of the “Act supplementary to the several acts relating to the Milwaukee and Rock River Canal,” approved February 12, 1841, are hereby repealed.
§ 2. So much of said act as provides for the appointment of Territorial engineer is hereby repealed.
APPROVED, February 18, 1942.
AN ACT to organize the counties of Calumet and
Winnebago, and for other purposes.
the Territory of Wisconsin: Organized for
§ 1. That from and after the first Monday of April next county purpo
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, organ
ized 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
main attached for judicial purposes, to the county of Brown, and purposes. shall pay eight per cent. of all taxes collected in said county of Cal
umet and Winnebago, annually into the treasury of the county of Brown, to defray the expenses of courts.
$ 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, counties by 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- Registers of
deeds may take ties, shall have the privilege of transcribing from the records copies of rec
ords in Brown of the county of Brown, free from charge, any record of convey-county. ance of land in the said counties of Calumet and Winnebag), 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- jurisdiction of tached to other counties for judicial purposes, shall extend only judges of pro
bate, justices, 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
Territorial roads therein named.
Be it enacted by the Council and House of Representatives of the Territory of Wisconsin: 9.1. 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.
$ 2. That Hiram J. Allen, Phineas J. Lawrence, Jr., and Menomonee Charles Bruce, are hereby appointed commissioners to lay out a mills to Dacotah.
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 Road from
entitled "an act to locate and establish a Territorial from the town Milwaukee to Blue Mounds of Milwaukee to the Blue Mounds,” approved December 8th, extended'west
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
Law of 1842 extended.
$ 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- Prairie Village
to Fort Atkin. 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- Fond du Lac to
intersect one son, are hereby appointed commissioners to lay out and establish from Depere to
Knaggs' ferry a Territorial road from Fond du Lac, in the county of Fond du 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- Helena to the
Dells. son, be and they are hereby appointed commissioners to locate and 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 bluff settlement 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 Willian Johnson, Albert Jamison, and George Car. Honey creek
mill to the 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 $ 10. That A. Barker, Ebenezer Childs, and John L. Morse, Wisconsin riva
be and are hereby appointed commissioners to locate and establish a Territorial road, commencing opposite the town of Green Bay, on the Fox river, thence running by the Oneida settlement, on the nearest and best route to the Wisconsin river, to terminate at some point on said river, between Plover Portage and Big Bull
Falls. Beloit to Mon $ 11. That A. G. Houton, John Christ, and Selvy K. Blodg
ett, are hereby appointed commissioners to lay out and establish a Territorial road from Beloit, in the county of Rock, to Monroe, in the county of Green; and the said commissioners shall meet at Beloit, prior to the first day of November next, and proceed to lay out and establish said road, agreeably to the provisions of an act entitled “ An act to provide for laying out and opening Territorial
roads, and for other purposes,” approved January 11, 1840. Platteville to $ 12. That R. II. McGoon, Benjamin Funk, and Wm. S. Stateline.
Dehring, be and are hereby appointed commissioners to lay out and establish a Territorial road, commencing at the town of Platteville, in the county of Grant, running thence to New Diggings in the county of Iowa, thence to the public square in the town of White Oak Springs, thence to the quarter section post, upon the centre of north line of section thirty-four, town one north, of range two east of the fourth principal meridian, thence due east to the northeast corner of section thirty-four, in town one nerth, of range three east, thence in a direct line in the drection of Wadham's
Grove until said line intersects the southern line of this Territory. Belmont to § 13. That Warren Hannum, Augusius L. Gregoir, and DaDubuque.
vid J. Seely, be and are hereby appointed commissioners to lay out a Territorial road, commencing at Belmont, in Iowa Territory, [county] to a point on the Mississippi river, opposite Dubuque,
in Grant county. Sauk Prairie $ 14. That John Messersmith, Calvin Frink, and Michael to military
Albin, be and they are hereby appointed commissioners to lay out road.
and establish a Territorial road from Sauk Prairie, in Sauk county, by Arena and Hickox's mills, to the military road from Fort Winnobago tô Ford Crawford,