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To authorize the taxation of personal property

in the township of Sun Prairie, in the coiinty of Dane.

erty to be

taxed.

Be it enacted by the Council and House of Representatives of the Territory of Wisconsin:

Section 1. That in the township of Sun Prairie, in the What propcounty of Dane aforesaid, in addition to the

property now subject to taxation by law, the following property shall be assessed and taxed in the same manner as is now provided by law, for all purposes, to wit: All improvements on lands, town lots, and real estate, and all personal property, (and the term personal property, as used in this act, shall be construed to include monies, goods, chattels personal and chattels real, debts due from solvent debtors over and i:bove the amount of debis owing by the owner thereof, whether duc on account, contracts, note, bond, or mortgage, public stock or stocks in corporations :) Provided, that the following property shall be exempt from taxation in said township, to wit: All property belonging to this territory, all buildings for public worship, and all school houses, and the lots whereon they are situated, and all interest or shares in the same, and all property exempted by law from taxation."

Ser. 2. This act shall take effect from and after its passage.

WILLIAM SHEW,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.
MASON C. DARLING,

President of the Council.
APPROVED, February 10, 1847.

HENRY DODGE.

Proviso.

Sec. 2. Provided, that the sum authorized to be levied by section one; of this act, shall include a sum of three hundred dollars already authorized by a vote of the district to be raised for the purposed of building a school house: And provided further, that a sum not exceeding two hundred dollars shall be paid for the purchase of a lot as a site for their school house.

WILLIAM SHEW,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.
MASON C. DARLING,

President of the Council.
APPROVED, February 10, 1817.

HENRY DODGE.

AN ACT

To authorize Franklin School District No. 5, in

Platte school town No. 4, in Grant county, to levy a tax to build a schoul house. . .

Power of trustoes.

Be it enacted by the Council and House of Representatives of the Territory of Wisconsin :

SECTION 1. That it shall be lawful for the trustees of Franklin School District No. 5, in Platte school town number four, in Grant county, to levy a tax of two and one half per cent. on the taxable property in said district, for the purpose of building a school house in said district: Prorided, that a majority of the legal voters in said school district, present at a school meeting in the said district, called by the trustees thereof, for that purpose, ten days' previous notice being gir.

Proviso.

en, shall vote in favor of levying the tax authorized by this act.

Sec. 2. The said tax shall be collected and returned in the manner now provided by law for the collection of taxes for building school houses.

WILLIAM SHEW,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.
MASON C. DARLING,

President of the Council APPROVED, February 10, 1847.

HENRY DODGE.

AN ACT

To change the name of the town of Richmond,

in Iowa county.

Be it enacted by the Council and House of Representatives of the Territory of Wisconsin:

Section 1. That the town of Richmond, situate on the east half of the south east quarter of section number eight, town number five, range number two, east, as surveyed, laid out and recorded in the county of Iowa, shall henceforth be called and known by the name of "Linden.”

WILLIAM SHEW,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.
MASON C. DARLING,

President of the Council. APPROVED February 10, 1847.

HENRY DODGE.

AN ACT

To amend an act entitled “an act to incorpo

rate the village of Southport.”

Be it enacted by the Council and House of Representatires of the Territory of Wisconsin :

Section 1. It shall be the duty of the assessors of the

village of Southport, during the month of May, annually, to Assessment make out an assessment roll, in which they shall set down roll to be made. the names of all the taxable inhabitants of said viliage, and

the names, so far as they can ascertain, of non-residents who shall own land therein, and the description, quantity, and value of all lots and parcels of land subject to taxation in said village ; and when the roll shall have been completed, it shall be certified to by the assessors as a true assessment roll of all lots and parcels of land subject to taxation in said village, and immediately deposited with the recorder of said village

Sec. 2. It shall be the duty of the recorder of said village, Duty of recorder. annually, upon receiving the assessment roll as aforesaid, 10

lay the same before the trustees for their consideration relatire to the rate per centum of tax to be levied for the current year; and when the said trustees shall have determined the rate per centum to be taxed on the assessed value of property as contained in the assessment roll as aforesaid, it shall be the duty of the recorder, in the month of June, in each

year, to make out in accordance with such determination, a Schedule and schedule of all lots and parcels of land, as contained in said tion. assessment roll, together with the names of owners thereof,

when known, annexing to each lot or other parcel of land, the amount of tax which shall be chargeable on the same, agreeably to the assessment as returned, and the rate per centum of taxation, as fixed by the trustees, which schedule shall be called the tax list, and shall be recorded in a book to

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be by him kept for that purpose, and said tax list, or the record thereof, shall either of them be conclusive evidence of the amount of corporation taxes assessed for the current year in which the same shall be made out and dated.

Sec. 3. It shall be the duty of the recorder to complete the tax list as aforesaid, to deliver the same to the collector of said village in the month of June, in each year, and make -

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a record of such delivery in the book where such list shall be completed in recorded, which record shall be conclusive evidence of such ". delivery, and the tax assessed on real estate shall be a lien on the same from the date of assessment, until the same shall be paid, together with all penalties and costs which may accrue thereon agreeably to the provisions of this act.

Sec. 4. Upon the receipt of the tax list aforesaid, it shall be the duty of the collector to give public notice in a news. Notice to pay paper published in said village, or by posting up notice in taxes. three public places in said village, that such tax list has been committed to him for collection, and that he will receive payment for taxes at his office, for the term of two months next ensuing such notice, and all taxes paid during said two months shall be subject to a deduction of five per centum upon the amount paid.

Sec. 5. If the taxes are not paid to the collector within when taxes the said term, he may then proceed to collect the same by may be coldistress and sale of the goods and chattels of the person char- o: by disged, giving six days' notice of the time and place of such sale, by written notices set up in three public places in said village.

Sec. 6. In case the tax on any lot or other parcel of land shall remain unpaid on the first day of October, and no goods or chattels shall be found out of which to collect the taxes levied on any lot or lots, or other pieces of land, it shall be the duty of the collector, within ten days thereafter, to make out a general advertisement, stating that all lots or other Notice of the pieces of land upon which the taxes have not been paid, will *...* be sold by him, at a certain time and place to be therein mentioned, for the purpose of paying the taxes which may be assessed thereon, together with all costs and other liabilities

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