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DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE

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CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

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TREATY OF CESSION

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ORGANIC ACT

CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF KANSAS

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AN ACT FOR THE ADMISSION OF KANSAS INTO THE UNION

72

PUBLIC OFFICERS OF THE STATE OF KANSAS

77

MEMBERS AND OFFICERS OF THE SENATE OF THE STATE OF KANSAS

78

MEMBERS AND OFFICERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE STATE OF

KANSAS

79

CHAPTER 1. AN ACT making Appropriations for the current expenses of the year

1861

81

2.

providing for the election of District Attorneys, and defin-

ing their duties

84

3.

to provide for the Incorporation of Cemetery Associations 86

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to authorize the business of Banking

88

5.

to prevent the payment of certain Bonds purporting to have

been issued under the provisions of an Act entitled "An

Act to provide for funding the indebtedness of the Terri-

tory," approved February 11th, 1859, and certain warrants

and certificates purporting to have been drawn under the

provisions of an Act entitled "An Act to provide for the

adjustment and payment of Claims.” approved February

7th, 1859, and an Act supplementary to an Act entitled

"An Act to provide for the payment of Claims," approved

February 11th, 1859, and to prevent the issuing or putting

into circulation of any Bank bills or notes purporting to be

a promise to pay money or currency based upon any such

Bonds

100

6.

to authorize the negotiation of One Hundred and Fifty

Thousand Dollars of the Bonds of the State of Kansas, to

defray the current expenses of the State

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CHAPTER 7. AN ACT supplementary to "An Act to authorize the negotiation of

One Hundred and Fifty Thousand Dollars of the Bonds of
the State of Kansas, to defray the current expenses of the
State," approved May 1st, 1861.

104
8.

defining the Boundaries of Manhattan City, State of Kansas 106
9.
changing the Boundaries of the City of Quindaro

106
10.

to establish the South Boundary line of Woodson county 107
11.

to provide for the permanent location of the State Capital 107
12.

relinquishing the right of the State to the Capitol property
at Lecompton

109
13.

to provide for the sale of the materials belonging to the
State of Kansas, purchased for and not yet used in the
construction of the Capitol Building

109
14.
to amend the Charter of the City of Ogden

110
15.
relating to Master Commissioners

111
16. JOINT RESOLUTION to amend section seven (7) of Article thir-
teen of the Constitution of the State of Kansas

112
17. AN ACT providing for Joint Conventinos of the two Houses of the
State Legislature

112
18.

to change the names of Lykins, Dorn and Godfrey coun-
ties.

114
19.

relating to the organization of pew Counties
20.

providing for an Election or Elections for the permanent
location of the County Seat of Coffe y county

117
21.

to organize and define the jurisdiction of the Supreme
Court

119
22.

relating to the organization of Courts of Justice and their
powers and duties

121
23.

regulating the terms of the District Court in the several

Judicial Districts
24.

defining the duties and prescribing the qualifications of
the Clerks of the District Courts

127
25.

to establish and define the jurisdiction of the Probate
Courts

129
relating to the organization of Justices' Courts, and their
powers and duties

130
defining and providing for the Punishment of certain
Crimes therein named

132
28.

to regulate Elections and to prescribe the qualifications of

Voters, and to prevent illegal voting
29.

supplementary to "An Act concerning Divorce and Ali-

mony," approved February 17, 1860
30.

to provide for the election of a Representative in the thirty-
seventh Congress of the United States

146
to provide for the election of State, District and County
Officers, Senators and Members of the House of Represen-
tatives, Justices of the Supreme Court, and Judges of the
District Courts, and Representative in Congress

147

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CAAPTER 32. AN ACT providing for the election of Township Officers

148
33.

to provide for an election of Township Officers in Madi-
son county.

150
34.

to prescribe the manner of contesting the election of State
and County Officers, Members of the Legislature and
other officers

150
35.
to create a State Board of Equalization

156
36.

regulating the rates of Printer's Fees for publishing Legal
Advertisements

157
providing for Division Fences

158
38.

to provide for the Management and Investment of the
State School Fund and the University Fund

160
39.
to provide for the Protection of Game

163
40.

providing for the Location of the Lands granted by Con-
gress to the State

164
41.

entitled " An Act providing for the levy, sale and forfeit-
ure of lands belonging to the incompetent Wyandott
Indians”

165
42.

providing for the leasing of lands belonging to the in-
competent Wyandott Indians

165
43.

to amend an act entitled "An Act to amend and consol.

idate the several acts relating to the City of Lawrence" 166
44.

to amend an act entitled “An Act to incorporate the City
of Sumner”

174
45.

to increase the number of the Justices of the Peace in
certain Townships

181
46.

to increase the number of Justices of the Peace in Iowa
Township

181
47.

increasing the number of the Justices of the Peace in the
Township of Wyandott, and providing for the election of
the same

182
48.

to provide for the distribution of the Laws and Journals
of the Legislature

182
49.
to organize and discipline the Militia

184
supplementary to an act entlitled "An Act to organize
and discipline the Militia”

203
51.

prescribing the form of Oath or Affirmation, and qualifi-
cation of Officers, Privates and Musicians

203
52.

to authorize the Governor to tender one or more Regi-
ments of the Volunteer State Militia, to the President of
the United States

205
53.

to authorize the State of Kansas to borrow money to repel
invasion, suppress insurrection, and to defend the State
in time of War

205
54.

to change the name of the town of Eldora, in the county
of Bourbon, Kansas, to that of Mapleton

206
55.
to change the name of Charles James Cocks

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CHAPTER 56. AN ACT to change the name of Clara Elizabeth Dolph and George

Osman Dolph, to Clara Elizabeth Dolph Stiles and George
Osman Dolph Stiles

207
57.
to change the name of John William Hobbs

207
58.

defining the powers and duties of certain State Officers 208
59.

fixing and regulating the fees of County Officers, Justices
of the Peace and Constables

218
60.

to provide for the appointment of Commissioners to lo-
cate a State Penitentiary, and to define their duties and
fix their compensation

228
61.
to provide for the State Printing

229
62.

relating to all Rail Road Companies whose Charters have
not been declared forfeited

237
63.

to change the name of the Leavenworth, Pawnee and
Western Railroad Company

238
64.

to provide for the removal of the Records and Papers of
the Courts of the late Territory of Kansas to the Courts
established by the Constitution

238
65.

to provide for the redemption of Real Estate sold under
Execution, Order of Sale, or other final Process

241
to abolish the office of Register of Deeds of the City of
Lawrence

244
to abolish the office of Register of Deeds of the City of
Eudora, and provide for disposing of the same

245
68.

to declare Madison Puett Register of Deeds for Anderson
County

245
to provide Revenue for the year 1861

246
70.
to establish certain State Roads

246
71.

to declare the Road from Atchison to Clifton, on the Re-
publican Fork, a State Road

252
72.
to declare a certain Survey a State Road

252
73.
to establish a State Road from Paola to Moneka

253
74.

to extend the provisions of an act entitled "An Act de-
fining the mode of laying out and establishing Roads,"
to the county of Doniphan

254
75.

to establish the salaries of State Officers, Justices of the
Supreme Court, Judges of the District Court, and officers
of the Legislature

254
76.

for the regulation and support of Common Schools 256
77.
to promote Medical Science

274
78. JOINT RESOLUTION describing State Seal

275
79. AN ACT relating to Settlers upon Land without any legal right
thereto

276
80.

to authorize the formation of County and Town Agricul-
tural and Horticultural Societies

277
81.
to authorize the suspension of Specie Payment

279
82.

to provide for the protection of Stock from Contagious
Diseases

279

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CHAPTER 83. AN ACT to regulate the taking up and posting of Strays

281
84.

to provide for the postponement of the sale of Real and
personal property for Taxes

286
85.

to postpone the time for collection of certain Taxes in
Breckinridge County

287
86.

to legalize the assessment and collection of Taxes in and
for the city of Eudora, in Douglas county, for the year
1860

287
87.

to extend the time of paying Taxes in Leavenworth
county

288
88.

to extend the time for the collection of Taxes in the
county of Lykins

288
entitled "An Act providing for the Taxation of the Wy-
andott Indian Lands in Wyandott County"

289
90.

prescribing the duties and liabilities of the Treasurer of
State

290
91.

to prevent and punish Trespasses on School Lands 292
92.

to authorize the Governor to call into active service cer-
tain Troops, and to provide for the payment of the
expenses of the same

294
93.

to provide for filling vacancies in the Office of County
Assessor

295
94. JOINT RESOLUTION, declaring the office of Probate Judge, in
Johnson county, vacant

296
95. JOINT RESOLUTION declaring the office of County Superinten-

dent of Common Schools, in Johnson County, vacant 296
96. JOINT RESOLUTION declaring the office of County Clerk of At-
chison County, vacant

297
97. AN ACT providing for the protection of Widows and Minor
Children

297
98.
for the relief of Widows

298

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