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tersects the territorial road leading from Mequanego to Roches. ter village on the southwest quarter of section thirty-six, in town five north, of range eighteen east. Sec. 19. That George McFadden, Arnold Downing and Ebenezer Clewett be and are hereby appointed commissioners to lay out and establish a territorial road from Exeter, in the county of Green, via. Badger Mills, to Fort Winnebago, in Portage county. Sec. 20. That Albert Pierce, John Campbell and A.F. Stead. man be and are hereby appointed commissioners to review, and if they shall deem necessary, re-locate and establish that part of the territorial road leading from Madison to the state line lying between Sugar River and Pierce's Creek, in the county of Green. Sec. 21. That James Earll, Charles Sutherland and Willis T. Bunton, be and they are hereby appointed commissioners to alter the territorial road leading from Beloit to Madison, as follows, viz: Commencing at the southeast corner of section six, in town four north, of range ten east, in Rock county; thence on the most practicable route to a point in the road leading from Janesville to Madison, at or near William Quivey's in Dane county. Sec. 22. That David C. Read, Joseph D. Whitely and John Kirby be and they are hereby appointed commissioners with powers to survey and establish a territorial road commencing at the southwest corner of the town of Lyme, being township No. one, of range No. seventeen east, thence along the south line of said town, or as near as the ground shall be found suitable for making a good road, and ending at the southeast corner of the southwest quarter of section thirty-five, in town one, range eighteen east, being the town of Bloomfied; thence to intersect a road leading to Little Fort, in the State of Illinois. Sec. 23. That John W. Suydam, Elisha Morrow, and Abraham Brawley are hereby authorized to lay out and establish a territorial road commencing at Green Bay, running due west to the Wisconsin river. Sec. 24. That Paul Champlin, E. S. Abbott, and Pliny Pierce be and they are hereby appointed commissioners with powers to survey and establish a territorial road from the town of Manitouwoc, in Manitouwoc county, westward to intersect at such point
or place as said commissioners may select and determine, the United States road loading from Green Bay to Fond du Lac. Sec. 25. That William Shew, Franklin Z. Hicks and Charles Stephenson be and are hereby appointed commissioners to lay out and establish a territorial road from Sinepee, in Grant county, to the west end of Oak Creek pier, in Milwaukee county. Sec 26. That all that part of a territorial road laid in pursuance of section twenty-six, of “an act to authorize the location of certain territorial roads therein inentioned,” approved February 22, 1845, as runs through the lands of Ira Lane, in towa eleven, range fifteen, in Dodge county, be and the same is hereby vacated. Sec. 27. That John Hasey, Hiram Randall and Alanson Trowbridge be and they are hereby appointed commissioners to lay out a territorial road from Waterloo creek near Mr. Soaper's house in Dane county, to Beaver Dam, in Dodge county. Sec. 28. That John Dougan, Almeron Chapman and Duncan Campbell be and they are hereby appointed commissioners to lay out a territorial road commencing at the quarter section post on the north line of section twelve, in town ten, in range thirteen to or near Brooks' mills. Sec. 29. That Benjamin Piper, David Lewis and Patrick McKinney, be and they are hereby appointed commissioners to lay out a road from Hustis' Ford to Pipersville, in Jefferson county. - - - * , Sec. 30. That Elbert Dickinsch, Hiram Randall and John Roberts be and they are hereby appointed commissioners to lay out a road from Rising's Rapids, in Dodge county, to Fort Winnebago. Sec. 31. That Minos Collins, Forrester Dexter and William Jones, he and they are hereby appointed commissioners to lay out a road from Waupon, in Dodge county, to Fox River bridge, on the military road, in Portage county. Sec. 32. That Hazen Morrison, George G. King, and John C. Gilman, be and they are hereby appointed commissioners to lay eut a road from Watertown to Madison. Sec. 33. That there be a territorial road laid out from Watertown, in Jefferson county, by the way of West Bend, in Wash. ington county, to Sheboygan, in Sheboygan county, and that Ben
jamin Morrisoa, of Jefferson county, Charles Higgins, of Washington county, and William Farnsworth, of Sheboygan county, be commissioners io lay out said road.
Sec. 34. That Peter V. Brown, Clark Lawton and Jacob Stam be and they are hereby appointed commissioners to lay out a road from Watertown to Lowell, in Dodge county.
Sec. 35. That Benjamin Labaree, Joseph O. Smith and Ira D. Lounsbury be and they are hereby appointed commissioners to lay out a road froin Watertown to terminate in town oine,in range seventeen, in Dodge county.
Sec. 36. Said roads shall be laid out and returns made agreeable to the provisions of “an act to provide for laying out and opening territorial roads and for other purposes," passed January 11th, 1840; and when so laid out, shall be public highways, according to said act, and each of the aforesaid board of commissioners are hereby authorized to adopt as part of the roads here. by authorized any part of such public roads heretofore laid out as shall be suitable and proper.
Sec. 37. Whenever damages could be legally claimed by any person through whose land a territorial road may be laid, or proposed to be laid, is said road had been a town or county road, the commissioners shall proceed to ascertain the damages in the same manner that the town or county authorities would have ascertained the same if said road was a town or county road; and all duties required of ihe town or county clerk in such cases, in the case of laying a territorial road, may be performed by one of the commissioners.
APPROVED Feb. 3d, 1846.
AN ACT to organize the county of Sheboygan
for judicial purposes. BE IT ENACTED by the Council and House of Representatives of the Territory of Wisconsin:
Section 1. That from and alter the first day of May next the county of Sheboygan, ia this. Territory, shall be organized for
judicial purposes, and shall enjoy all the privileges and immunities Organize for of the other counties in this Territory. It shall form a part of judicial purthe third judicial district, and the courts therein shall be held by the Judge of the said district.
Sec. 2. That all writs, process, appeals, recognizances or other proceedings, which shall be pending undetermined in the Writs, &c. 10
be remanded. District Court of Brown county, on the said first day of May next, which originated in courts of justice of the peace in said county of Sheboygan, shall be remanded back to and determined in said county of Sheboygan.
Sec. 3. That on the said first day of May, the clerk of the District Court of Brown county shall transmit all writs, process, appeals, recognizances or other proceedings originaling as afore. Duty of board
of commissaid, together with a transcript of the record in each case, to the
siuners. clerk of the District Court of Sheboygan county.
Sec. 4. That for the purpose of carrying out the provisions of this act, the legal voters of Sheboygan county may hold a special election on the first Tuesday of April next, in the respective lion when held
Special electowns or precincts of said county, for the election of a sheriff, whose term of service shall commence on said first day of May, and continue until the first Monday of Jannary, A. D. 1847, Provided, That the person so elected shall be elegible to a sec- Proviso. ond term, any law to the contrary notwithstanding.
Sec. 5. That said election shall be conducted in all respects, and the votes canvassed and returned in the same manner as is now provided by law in relation to the election of county officers.
Sec. 6. That the Judge of the said third judicial district shall hold courts in said county of Sheboygan, semi-annually; one tcrm on the first Monday of June, and another on the third Monday of Courts when
held. September of each year. . Sec. 7. That the board of county commissioners of Sheboy.
Commissiongan county, at their annual meeting in July next, shall levy a tax ers to levy tax. (to be assessed, levied and collected in the same manner as county taxes in said county,) not to exceed 1,200 dollars, for the purpose of building a suitable court house with rooms for county offices, at the county seat of said county, and the said commissioners shall be authorized to let the contract for the building of the same at any time after the first day of May next.
Sec. 8. That the electors of the county of Sheboygan, on the
first Tuesday of April next, may vote "yca,” or “nay," in favor vote. yea"or • 11:1y.” or against the adoption of the last preceding section of this act;
and if a majority of the votes cast upon the said gnestion shall be "yea," then the said section shall take effect on the first day of May next; but if a majority of said votes shall be “nay," theą said section shall be void and of no effect. The said election shall be conducted and the voles received, returned and canvassed in the same manner as provided by law for the election of
county officers. Commission Sec. 9. In case a majority of all the legal voters of Sheboygan ers to provide
county shall vote against the provisions of the 8th section of this tempory court bouse.. act, it shall then be the duty of the county commissioners of said
county io provide a temporary court house in said county, until Proviso,
further provided by law: Provided, however, that for such tem . porary purposes, the said commissioners shall not expend ic any one year more than one hundred dollars for renting and furnishi. ing of such court house, or other county building.
Sec. 10."" No person shall be authorized 10 vote for the purpo: ses specified in the 811 section of this act, who shall not have been at least twenty days a resident of such county immediately preceding such election.
APPROVED January 22, 1816.
AN ACT to divide the county of Portage and or
ganize the county of Columbia. BE IT ENACTED by the Council and House of Representatives of the Territory of Wisconsin:
SECTION 1. That all that portion or district of country now
embraced and known as forining a part of Portage county, boundBoundaries. ed as follows: Beginning on the north line of township thirteen
(13) at Fox river, thence running southerly along said river lo