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swer, the doing or omission of which shall bave been so confessed by bim in such answer or testimony.

APPROVED February 2, 1846.

AN ACT to authorize school district No. 5, in the

town of Elk-Horn, Walworth county, to renew a tax warrant.

BE IT ENACTED by the Council and House of Representatives of the Territory of Wisconsin: Section. 1. That the trustees of school district number five Trustees thay

re-issue #ar. in the town of Eik-Horn, Walworth county, be and they are heto rant. by authorized and empowered to renew and re-issue to the collector of said disirict the warrant heretofore issued by them, to said collector, for the purpose of collecting moneys to build a school house in said district, with ibe original tax list made out for that purpose thereto attached, and said collector is hereby authorized to collect on said warrant so renewed, all sums of money specified in said tax list which are unpaid, together with interest on the same from the time said warrant expired in the same manner he might have done or was authorized to do under and by virtue of said original warrant, and in case the same cannot be collected of the personal property of the respective persons named in said warrant or tax list who should pay the same, then he shall make return of said warrant, as is now provided hy law in case of warradts is. sued by trustees of school districts for the collection of taxes, and the sum unpaid shall be made of the real estate taxed therefor, and said warrant may be renetved by the trustees of said school district from time to time as often as may be necessary, in the same manner as is provided by law in case of like warrants.

Sec. 2, This act shall be in force froin and after its passage.
ArPROVE V Jan. 31, 1816.

AN ACT to authorize school district No. 4, in Dane county, to levy an additional tax for building a school house. BE *t ENACTED by the Council and IIouse of Representatives of the Territory of Wisconsin: SECTion 1. That it shall and may be lawful for the trustees of school district No.4, in the county of Dane, to levy an additional tax, to the tax now allowed by law, not to exceed one per cent. on the assessment toll of said district, for the purpose of erecting a school house in said district: Provided, That a majority of the legal voters in the said school district, present at a school meeting of the said school district, called by the trustees thereof, for this purpose, ten days public notice being given, shall vote in favor of levying the tax authorized by this act. SEc. 2. The said tax shall be collected and returned in the same manner that is now provided by law for the collection of taxes for building school houses. APP Row Ed January 14th, 1846.

AN ACT to authorizo school district No. 3, in the school town of Snake Hollow, in the county of Grant, to levy a tax for the purpose of building a school house. BE IT ENACTED by the Council and House of Representatives of the Territory of Wisconsin: SECTION 1. The inhabitants of school district number three, named Franklin, in the school town of Snake Hollow, in the

tounty of Grant, in the said Territory, who are qualified by law to vote at a school district meeting, may vote to lay a tax on the property in the said district to the amount not to exceed one thousand dollars for the purpose of building a school house in the said district. Sec. 2. The said tax shall be levied on all the property in the said district, both real and personal, except such as is by law exempt from execution, and except such as is owned by the said county of Grant. Sec. 3. In case the said inhabitants shall vote to levy said tax, the trustees of said district shall make out an assessment roll of the property real and personal, subject to taxation by virtue of this act, and the owners thereof, and assess the true value thereof, and after the same has been duly corrected and completed, they shall levy the said tax as above provided, and!, issue their tax roll and warrant to the collector of said district, as now provided by law, and the said tax shall be collected and returned in the same manner as is now provided by law for the collection of school dis. trict taxes in said district, Sec. 4. The trustees of said district are hereby directed to appropriate the tax so levied and collected, towards building and finishing a school house in and for the use of the said district and for no other purpose whatever. Sec. 5. An election for school district officers shall be held at the school house, in said district, on the first Monday of March next, at sour of the clock in the afternoon, and thereafter as provided by law, and said property shall not be assessed, or said tax !cvied until after said election shall have taken place, Sec. 6. This act shall take effect on its passage, Arrkoved Feb. 3, 1846.

AN ACT to authorize school district No. 7, in

Snake IIollow school town, in Grant county, to levy an additional tax to build a school house.

BE IT ENACTED by the Council and House of Representatives of the Territory of Wisconsin:

SECTION 1. That it shall and may be lawful for the trustees of school district number seven, in Snake Hollow school town, in Grant county, to levy an addition tax to the tax now allowed by law, not to cxceed three per cent on the assessment roll of said district for the purpose of erecting a school house in said dictrict.

Sec. 2. The said tax shall be collected and returned in the same manner that is now provided by law for the collection of taxes.

Arrroved January 29, 1816.

AN ACT to authorize religious societies to lease

or sell their real estate. Be It ENACTED by the Council and Ilouse of Representatives of the Territory of Wisconsin:

Section 1. That whenever any religious socicty shall be desirous of selling or mortgaging their house of worship or any oth

er real estate, which they are authorized to hold by law, they may to apply to apply by petition to the district court of the district in which such any District Court.

society is situate, for leave to sell or mortgage the same, and said court shall have power to hear such petition, and any testimony offered for or against such application, and 10 decree that said property may be sold or mortgaged if it shall be deemed cxpedi.

ent, such application shall be made to the equity side of the court, and all proceedings therein shall be regulated accordingly. Sec. 2. When said court shall have decreed that the real estate of any religious society may be sold or mortgaged, it shall be lawful for the trustee or trustees, or the church wardens and ves-Trustees may try-men of such society to sell and convey or mortgage, by deed, sell. any such property so decreed to be sold or mortgaged, which deed duly executed and acknowledged, shall operate as a full and effectual conveyance or mortgage of all the light, title, and inter. est of said society, in such property. Sec. 3. The trustee or trustees, or the church wardens and vestry-men of any religious society, in this Territory, may lease or sell seats and pews in their respective houses of worship, and may also lease any real estate belonging to such society, except such house of worship for any term not exceeding three years, at any

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one time, without leave of the court, as above provided.

Sec. 4. The church wardens and vestry-men of any congregation of the Protestant Episcopal Church, in this Territory, who may be chosen in the manner prescribed for the election of such officers, in accordance with the rules and usages of said church, shall have and possess the same powers, rights and privileges in all respects, to receive, purchase, hold, lease, sell or mortgage property real or personal, which are conferred by law on trustees of religious societies.

Approved, February 3d, 1816.

AN ACT to authorize school district No. 3, in the county of i)ane, to levy a tax to build a school house.

BE IT ENACTED by the Council and House of Representatives of the Territory of Wisconsin:

Section 1. That it shall and may be lawful for the trustees of school district No. three, in Dane county, to levy and collect a

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